Originally Posted by Fat Alice in Strings
Would you believe I actually missed Rock Slide? Most of the game for Sandslash was "Magnitude, Slash, Swift, Rock Tomb" for me. Until like Level 40 or so, when it got Swords Dance, but it's so frail that it can't pull off SD effectively. Believe me, I tried.
Are we using the same Sandslash? Mine's resaonably bulky (it can in fact take a special attack to the face and still live) and can pull of Swords Dance pretty well.
e: I mean I wouldn't put it high
but it's definitely serviceable