How to get Sandshrew & Sandslash in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet DLC

Niladri Sarkar
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Sandshrew and Sandslash are two of the most popular species from Gen 1 and Pokemon Scarlet and Violet fans are eager to add them to their Kitakami Pokedex. So here’s how to get Sandshrew and Sandslash in the Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Teal Mask DLC.

The Teal Mask DLC gives Pokemon Scarlet and Violet fans the opportunity to catch several returning Pokemon from previous games such as Jangmo-o, Litwick, Morpeko, and Sandshrew.

Sandshrew is an iconic Gen 1 Ground-type Pokemon that offers players a great advantage against Electric-type species in battles. So, everyone is eager to catch Sandshrew as well as its evolution Sandslash in the DLC.

Here’s everything you need to know to get Sandshrew and Sandslash in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Teal Mask DLC, their evolution requirement, and if their Alolan versions are available in the game.

How to get Sandshrew in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Teal Mask DLC

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Sandshrew curls up into a ball when it feels threatened.

You can catch Sandshrew in the rocky areas, mountains, and caves located in the following areas of Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Teal Mask DLC:

  • Paradise Barrens
  • Ravine north of Reveler’s Road
  • South of Kitakami Hall

How to get Sandslash in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Teal Mask DLC

You can get Sandslash in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Teal Mask DLC in Paradise Barrens surrounded by wild spawns of Sandslash.

But you should note that Sandslash is a rare spawn and it is difficult to come across one in the game.

How to evolve Sandslash from Sandlash in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Teal Mask DLC

You can evolve Sandshrew into Sandslash at level 22 in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Teal Mask DLC.

Since Sandslash is rare in the wild, players can earn EXP Points to level up their Sandslash by making it participate in Tera Raid battles, making sandwiches, and battling Chansey in the DLC.

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Sandshrew is a Ground-type Pokemon known for its high Attack and Defense stats.

Are Alolan Sandshrew & Sandslash available in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Teal Mask DLC?

No, Alolan Sandshrew and Alolan Sandslash are not available in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Teal Mask DLC.

While the Alolan versions didn’t make the cut for the Teal Mask DLC, there are chances of them appearing in the Indigo Disk DLC.

We will update this article if they are available in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

And there you have it! This is all you need to know to get Sandshrew and Sandslash in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Teal Mask DLC.

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About The Author

Niladri is a Writer who specializes in Pokemon Go, Scarlet & Violet, and competitive VGC battles. With more than seven years of experience in copywriting and SEO content writing, Niladri has previously written for Pokémon GO Hub and Smogon. He has been covering Pokemon for CharlieIntel since June 2023. Niladri can be contacted at [email protected].