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Mega Sandslash
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Published: August 12, 2013
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Mega Sandslash

Stat changes upon Mega Evolving:
Attack: + 45
Special Attack: - 25
Defense: + 5
Special Defense: + 5
Speed: +45

Ability: Grindstone- The user sharpens its claws on tougher opponents. The higher the enemy's defense, the more damage the user inflicts.

Mega Evolve from Sandslash when holding Sandslanite.


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With the recent reveal of Mega pokemon, I couldn't resist trying my hand at one of my favorites. I'm not quite sure the details involved as to what changes stat-wise when a certain pokemon mega-evolves, but I imagine that Sandslash would shed a bit of his Defense to boost his Speed and Attack. Once we learn a bit more about these forms, I'll update Mega Sandslash's info.

EDIT 11/2/13: Now that the game has been out for close to a month now, we have a general idea of how the Mega forms work stat-wise. I did my best to divvy up the stat boosts to fit the average total 100 that most of the Mega forms get, plus to fit what I assume would be a straight-up melee fighter. Plus I liked the idea of an ability that totally messes over the competitive types who spam wall pokemon. : p

Micron pens, Crayola color pencils, touch-ups in GIMP.
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MrIHaveASword's avatar
MrIHaveASword|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So quite the change in attack, but I have to wonder... Since defense is sandslash's highest stat, wouldn't that get the largest boost?
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Cyander245's avatar
Cyander245|Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This is by far my favourite mega evolution fake. 
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LuckyTogekiss|Hobbyist Digital Artist
This Mega-Evo needs to exist! We don't need Mega-Tyranitar! We need a evo for Dunsparce too! X3

Great Mega-Sandslash BTW!
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soukila|Hobbyist Artist
very very very great work ! Go to look my mega evolution ! I really like your job with the color (sorry my English is bad lol )
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Togekaboom's avatar
oh my god that ability
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IronDino's avatar
I have a friend who would just die if this ever came into realization.
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Wildfly13's avatar
Wildfly13|Hobbyist General Artist
Longer hand claws

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TheUndecidedArtist's avatar
TheUndecidedArtist|Hobbyist Photographer
He looks so badass
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legom8t's avatar
If this happens I will not be mad.
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E-M20's avatar
Well done ^_^ I'd love to see Sandshrew & Sandslash in X & Y
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Emberstar359's avatar
Emberstar359|Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love sandslash! Gosh this needs to exist. I would be the most awesome thing ever.
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inside-our-mind's avatar
inside-our-mind|Hobbyist Digital Artist
As a life-long lover of Sandslash, finding this made me really happy.
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guy555008|Student General Artist
Your MegaEvolution was featured in this video, check it out www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJ4t2E…
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Sea-Salt's avatar
Sea-Salt|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Geez, I guess the guy wasn't a fan. : p
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Dyxo's avatar
Dyxo|Hobbyist Writer
Reminds me of one of the Moomba's from Final Fantasy, which I think is really cool.
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nightbladehawk's avatar
Please...I WANT this. Sandslash is my favorite Mon after all. :D
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lucifer3000's avatar
It reminds me of final fanasy momba's but with spikes attached :-P I love if :-)
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RadBlueCinderblock|Student General Artist
Whoa, sweet!
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minizhirra|Hobbyist Digital Artist
show this to someone and they will believe its real XD i love the design and all, perfect
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SeriesArtiststarter|Hobbyist Digital Artist
I whole heartedly agree with you on Sandslash going Mega, gotta say though this design makes me think WILD MAN Pokémon, though the defence being cut for Attack and Speed sounds about right
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TheMagicCrafter's avatar
Good God this is good! I Love Sandslash and I actually really hope he gets a Mega Evolution! I mean, Lucario and Absol were good pokemon already and they got Mega Forms out of the blue.
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dinoboygreen|Hobbyist General Artist
I personally think Sandslash is good on its own, but its fake Mega evolution looks pretty good. 9/10
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