Sandslash

Pokedex number: #28 5144

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Added: 11/08/10 Last Edited: 02/21/14

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Sandslash Description

As for speed, Sandslash moves at a pretty good pace, and it is considered to be a fairly vicious fighter. It is fairly durable little guy, is a strong fighter and is tough to kill. It does not stand up well to special attacks, doesn't pack much of a punch with special moves and is somewhat powerful. Sandslash is a fairly adorable little guy. With a height of 3.25 feet, it is medium-sized. With a weight of only 65 pounds, it isn't very heavy. It was introduced in generation I and is #28 in the National Pokedex. Sandslash has a gender ratio of 50% male, 50% female. It can have the Sand Veil ability and has the Sand Rush dream world ability. It is found in the Johto region and found in the Kanto region. It yields 163 base exp when defeated in battle and has a medium fast growth rate.

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PokeStats
HP: A Pokemon faints when its HP reaches zero in battle. HP is reduced by damaging attacks from enemy Pokemon. This number reflects the "base" HP for the Pokemon, which is just one of the factors that determines a Pokemon's actual HP. Other factors include the Pokemon's individual variation from the norm for its species, effort values obtained through battles, and most importantly the Pokemon's level.
HP

75

attack: A Pokemon's Attack stat determines how much damage it does with a physical move. This number reflects the "base" Attack for the Pokemon, which is just one of the factors that determines a Pokemon's actual Attack strength. Other factors include the Pokemon's individual variation from the norm for its species, effort values obtained through battles, and most importantly the Pokemon's level.
attack

100

defense: A Pokemon's Defense stat determines how much damage a Pokemon suffers when it is hit with a physical move. This number reflects the "base" Defense for the Pokemon, which is just one of the factors that determines a Pokemon's actual Defense stat. Other factors include the Pokemon's individual variation from the norm for its species, effort values obtained through battles, and most importantly the Pokemon's level.
defense

110

speed: A Pokemon's Speed stat determines how quickly the Pokemon can act in battle. This number reflects the "base" Speed for the Pokemon, which is just one of the factors that determines a Pokemon's actual speed in battle. Other factors include the Pokemon's individual variation from the norm for its species, effort values obtained through battles, and most importantly the Pokemon's level.
speed

65

special attack: A Pokemon's Special Attack stat determines how much damage it does with a special move. This number reflects the "base" Special Attack for the Pokemon, which is just one of the factors that determines a Pokemon's actual strength with special moves. Other factors include the Pokemon's individual variation from the norm for its species, effort values obtained through battles, and most importantly the Pokemon's level.
special attack

45

special defense: A Pokemon's Special Defense stat determines how much damage it takes when hit by a special move. This number reflects the "base" Special Defense for the Pokemon, which is just one of the factors that determines a Pokemon's actual Special Defense stat. Other factors include the Pokemon's individual variation from the norm for its species, effort values obtained through battles, and most importantly the Pokemon's level.
special defense

55

cuteness rating: How cute is this Pokemon? Think Clefairy and Jigglypuff, not Hitmonchan and Rhyhorn.
cuteness rating

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ferocity rating: Does the Pokemon have good attack stats? Does it have sharp claws? Serrated fangs?
ferocity rating

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abilities
ability #1: Abilities are special attributes that were introduced in the third generation of Pokemon games. While some Pokemon species have more than one possible ability, an individual Pokemon will only possess one of these abilities, and that ability cannot be changed except by evolution.
ability #1

Sand Veil

ability #2: Abilities are special attributes that were introduced in the third generation of Pokemon games. While some Pokemon species have more than one possible ability, an individual Pokemon will only possess one of these abilities, and that ability cannot be changed except by evolution.
ability #2

dream world ability: Some Pokemon species have special abilities that can only be possessed by Pokemon befriended in the Dream World, or inherited from mothers who have the ability.
dream world ability

Sand Rush

wild pokemon
EV yield: When your Pokemon earns experience for defeating an opponent, it also gains EVs, or Effort Values. These points are what make trained Pokemon stronger than wild Pokemon. A level 100 Pokemon will gain one point in the corresponding stat for every four EVs it has. A Pokemon may gain a total of 510 EVs, but no more than 255 for any single attribute.
EV yield

2 Defense

base exp: The number of experience points your Pokemon gain in battle is determined by several factors, but one of them is the base experience yield of the defeated Pokemon. The higher the value, the more experience points your Pokemon will earn.
base exp

163

base happiness: A Pokemon's happiness value is a hidden number between 0 and 255. Whenever a Pokemon is caught, hatched, or traded, its happiness is reset to this base value.
base happiness

70

growth rate: All Pokemon have one of six different growth rates, which determine how much experience the Pokemon needs to gain a level. Erratic and fluctuating growth rates may have level up very quickly in some level ranges and slowly in others.
growth rate
medium fast 
total base stats: The sum of a Pokemon's base stats can be regarded as a rough measure of its overall power compared to other Pokemon. A higher total means a stronger, faster, tougher Pokemon.
total base stats

450

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Pokémon White & Black

Available for Nintendo DS, Pokémon White and Black were released March 2011.

Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver

Available for Nintendo DS, Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver were released March 2010.

Pokémon Platinum

Available for Nintendo DS, Pokémon Platinum was released March 2009.

Pokémon Diamond & Pearl

Available for Nintendo DS, Pokémon Diamond and Pearl were released April 2007.

Pokémon Emerald

Available for GameBoy Advance, Pokémon Emerald was were released May 2005.

Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen

Available for GameBoy Advance, Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen were released September 2004.

Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire

Available for GameBoy Advance, Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire were released March 2003.

Pokémon Crystal

Available forGameBoy Color, Pokémon Crystal was released July 2001.

Pokémon Gold & Silver

Available for GameBoy Color, Pokémon Gold and Silver were released October 2000.

Pokémon Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition

Available for GameBoy Color, Pokémon Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition was released October 1999.

Pokémon Red & Blue

Available for GameBoy, Pokémon Red and Blue were the original Pokémon games. They were released in North America in September 1998.