|Sandshrew - Mouse Pokémon|
|Sandshrew's body is configured to absorb water without waste, enabling it to survive in an arid desert. This Pokémon curls up to protect itself from its enemies.|
Sandshrew is the part of a two-member family.
#027 Alolan Sandshrew
#028 Alolan Sandslash
- Sandshrew was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
- In the wild, maximum capture CP of Sandshrew is 1,081, however it can reach 1,171, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
- Between April 22nd and April 30th, 2018, Sandshrew's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Earth Day 2018.
- Between April 29th and May 2nd, 2019, Sandshrew's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Earth Day 2019.
- Between June 13th and June 16th, 2019, Sandshrew's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Chicago Pokémon GO Fest 2019.
- Between July 4th and July 7th, 2019, Sandshrew's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Dortmund Pokémon GO Fest 2019.
- Since April 26th, 2019, Sandshrew can be hatched from 5-km Eggs with a 720 of maximal CP.
- From July 6th, 2016 to May 10th, 2017, Sandshrew used to be a possible hatchling from 5-km Eggs.
- From January 2nd, 2019 to January 31st, 2019, Sandshrew used to be a possible hatchling from 5-km Eggs.
- Sandshrew was hatching more often from 5-km eggs, during the Team GO Rocket Disruption from July 25th and August 1st, 2019.
- As a former 1st tier Raid Boss, Sandshrew's CP was 4,012. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 720 and 901 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
- Sandshrew was available in field research: "Catch 10 Ground-type Pokémon." during January to April, 2019 with a maximum capture CP of 540.
- Sandshrew is also available in field research: "Catch 15 Pokémon." since September, 2019.
- Shiny form of Sandshrew was released with the beginning of the Tottori Festival on December 6th, 2018.
- Alolan Sandshrew was released on June 21st, 2018.
- While Alolan Sandshrew was not in wild normally, it was available in wild exclusively during the Global Challenge, Global Hatches from September 9th to September 16th, 2019.
- Since June 21st, 2018, Alolan Sandshrew can be hatched from 7-km Eggs with a 739 of maximal CP.
- Between August 5th and August 19th, 2019, Alolan Sandshrew was temporarily possible gift 2-km egg hatchling during the Gift Event.
- Shiny form of Alolan Sandshrew was released with the start of the 3rd Anniversary event on June 28th, 2019.
- page, on the official Pokédex website
- Sandshrew article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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