How to catch Sandy Shocks in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Sandy Shocks is a Paradox-type Pokémon. He is a variant of the Magneton. Sandy Shocks is very rare and can be unlocked after completing the game. You will have to find him by visiting the Great Crater of Paldea.

Sandy Shocks have a very Special attack combo and is a very fast Pokémon in terms of speed. It’s an Electric-type Pokémon that can be used to defeat big Titan bosses.

In this guide, we are going to cover How to catch Sandy Shocks in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

Sandy Shocks Pokémon Stats

These are some stats for the Sandy Shocks Pokémon.

  • HP (85)
  • Attack (81)
  • Defense (97)
  • Special Attack (121)
  • Special Defense (85)
  • Speed (101)

The total score for the stats of Sandy Shocks Pokémon is 570. As We discussed earlier Sandy Shocks is very is good for End-game but you can also increase its stats and abilities. Which you can do by training and learning some new moves. Sandy Shocks does not have an evolution phase as it is a very rare Pokémon.

Sandy Shocks Location

After you’ve finished the game, you’ve to go to the Great Crater of Paldea. This is known as the home of Paradox Pokémon. You’ve to go in to the Research Station present in the Great Crater of Paldea.

research station no. 2

You’ve to get in to teleport in the Research Station and Select the Location Research Station No. 2. Now, you’ve to get out of the Research Station. You will see a big Cliff right in front of the station, you’ve to get on top of it and Sandy Shocks Spawns on the top of the Cliff.

How to Catch a Shiny Sandy Shocks Pokémon

After you’ve reached on the top of the Cliff, you will have to clear the area by defeating few wild Pokémon. Sandy Shocks will spawn in the area when the area is clear. You can come back at a later time to start the battle with Sandy Shocks to catch him.

As Sand Shocks is an Electric Type Pokémon, you can use an Water type Pokémon to help defeat and catch the Sandy Shocks Pokémon.

Shiny Sandy Shocks also spawns with a rare chance but you can also catch yourself a Shiny variant. Shiny Sandy Shocks has a Yellow color to him shining. After defeating Shiny Sandy Shocks you can catch him by throwing the Poke Ball.

catch sandy shocks

NOTE: This is not a Breedable Pokémon. It is a rare Pokémon. So, you can only catch Sandy Shocks by following this method.

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