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| Sandshrew LV.12
|Base Set 2
|English card no.
|For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Sandshrew.
Sandshrew (Japanese: サンド Sand) is a Fighting-type Basic Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Base Set.
|If the Defending Pokémon tries to attack during your opponent's next turn, your opponent flips a coin. If tails, that attack does nothing.
Prototype Pokémon Leagues were given the Trainer Deck A, which included this card, before the Base Set's official release. This print has a red border and "Trainer Deck A" printed on the back. This card was included in the Base Set, first released in the Japanese Expansion Pack. It was reprinted in the Base Set 2 and Legendary Collection expansions.
Early prints of the card had the final clause read "this attack does nothing" instead of "that attack does nothing".
Sand Attack, formatted on this card as Sand-attack, is a move in the Pokémon games that Sandshrew can learn. This card's English Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Red and Blue, whereas the Japanese entry comes from Pokémon Red and Green.