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This page refers to the species as a whole. For notable Sandslash, see Category:Sandslash.

#028 000MS Alolan

サンドパン Sandpan
Mouse Pokémon
 Ice      Steel 
Abilities Snow Cloak
Pokédex Colour Blue
Egg Groups Field Egg Group
0283D-Alola 0283D-S-Alola
in-game models of Sandslash
from Generation VII

The Alolan Sandslash (Japanese: サンドパン (アローラのすがた) Sandpan (Arōra no su gata)) is a dual-type  Ice  /  Steel  Pokémon, and a variant of Sandslash found in the Alola region.

It evolves from Alolan Sandshrew starting at level 22.


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 The Alolan Sandshrew of the snowy mountains evolve into Alolan Sandslash with spiny backs that are covered in ice. Thanks to their icy coating, these spines are large and sharp. Alolan Sandslash hide themselves in the snow when strong enemies appear, leaving only their needles exposed and ready for business. The weight of the ice that covers its body makes these Alolan Sandslash heavier than normal Sandslash, and this causes them to be slower. Yet in snow fields and on ice, they move by creating a path with their claws, and so they’re able to move with swiftness. The sprays of snow kicked up by Alolan Sandslash’s movements are so beautiful that many photographers head for the snowy peaks to capture the moment. However, Sandslash live deep in the mountains, and there is great danger of becoming stranded, so it’s forbidden to climb the mountains without permission.  

Alolan Sandslash has an light blue hide, and its quills are covered in ice. These quills stand taller than a regular Sandslash's quills, and resemble icicles. It can hide itself in the snow and use these icy quills as camouflage. While Alolan Sandslash is heavier and slower, its claws allow it to dig through snow and ice to create pathways, giving it a distinct advantage in its habitat. Alolan Sandslash tend to live in the deeper parts of snowy mountains.



Alolan Sandslash
in generation VII
PKMN bag icon - Rare Candy
Level 22
Alolan Sandshrew
 Ice   Steel 
Alolan Sandslash
 Ice   Steel 

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