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Sandslash LV.35
サンドパン Sandpan
Illus. Keiji Kinebuchi
Evolution stage
027 Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Sandshrew
Card name Sandslash
Type Fighting
Hit Points 70
retreat cost
Japanese expansion Extended Sheet 3
Japanese rarity Common
Japanese Deck Kit Quick Starter Gift Set
Japanese Deck Red Deck
Card GB 2 set Sky Flying Pokémon
Card GB 2 rarity Uncommon
Card GB 2 ID F29
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Sandslash.

Sandslash (Japanese: サンドパン Sandpan) is a Fighting-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Extended Sheet 3.


Card text

Fighting Sand Veil
Flip a coin. If heads, prevent all damage done to this Pokémon during your opponent's next turn.
FightingFightingFighting Rolling Needle
Flip 3 coins. This attack does 10 more damage for each heads. Then, this Pokémon does 10 damage times the number of heads to itself.

Pokédex data

Sandslash - Mouse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
028 3'03" (1 m) 65.0 lbs. (29.5 kg)
Pokédex entry

Release information

This card was first released as part of the Extended Sheet 3 of the Vending Machine cards. It was later reprinted in the Green Deck of the Quick Starter Gift Set.



Sand Veil is an Ability introduced in Generation III that Sandslash can have. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Blue.

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