#769 Sandygast

General Location Attacks Stats Egg Moves
Gen VIII Dex Gen VII Dex

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Name Other Names No. Gender Ratio Type
Sandygast
Japan: Sunaba
スナバァ
French: Bacabouh
German: Sankabuh
Korean: 모래꿍
National: #769
Galar: #---
Isle of Armor: #133
Crown Tundra: #---
Male :50.2%
Female :49.8%
Ghost-type Ground-type
Classification Height Weight Capture Rate Base Egg Steps
Sand Heap Pokémon 1'08"
0.5m
154.3lbs
70.0kg
1403,840
Abilities: Water Compaction - Sand Veil (Hidden Ability)
Water Compaction: Increases Defense by 2 stages every time it is hit by a Water-type move
Hidden Ability (Available):
Sand Veil: Raises the Pokémon’s evasion during a sandstorm by one level.
Experience Growth Base Happiness Effort Values Earned Dynamax Capable?
1,000,000 Points
Medium Fast
50 1 Defense Point(s)
Sandygast can Dynamax

Weakness

Attacking Move Type: Normal-type Attacking Move Type: Fire-type Attacking Move Type: Water-type Attacking Move Type: Electric-type Attacking Move Type: Grass-type Attacking Move Type: Ice-type Attacking Move Type: Fighting-type Attacking Move Type: Poison-type Attacking Move Type: Ground-type Attacking Move Type: Flying-type Attacking Move Type: Psychic-type Attacking Move Type: Bug-type Attacking Move Type: Rock-type Attacking Move Type: Ghost-type Attacking Move Type: Dragon-type Attacking Move Type: Dark-type Attacking Move Type: Steel-type Attacking Move Type: Fairy-type
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Wild Hold Item Egg Groups
 Spell Tag
Spell Tag
- 5%
Amorphous
Evolutionary Chain
Sandygast Level Palossand

Locations

- In-Depth Details
Sword Transfer from Pokémon HOME or Trade with players with Expansion Pass
Max Raid Battles
Shield Transfer from Pokémon HOME or Trade with players with Expansion Pass
Max Raid Battles
Isle of Armor
Sword Loop Lagoon
Max Raid Battles: Challenge Beach, Courageous Cavern, Stepping-Stone Sea
Details
Shield Loop Lagoon
Max Raid Battles: Challenge Beach, Courageous Cavern, Stepping-Stone Sea
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Flavor Text
Sword Grudges of the dead have possessed a mound of sand and become a Pokémon. Sandygast is fond of the shovel on its head.
Shield Sandygast mainly inhabits beaches. It takes control of anyone who puts their hand into its mouth, forcing them to make its body bigger.


Attacks

Level UpTM & HMEgg Moves

Standard Level Up

LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Absorb Absorb - Grass-type Absorb: Special Move 20 100 25 --
A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
Harden Harden - Normal-type Harden: Other Move -- 101 30 --
The user stiffens all the muscles in its body to raise its Defense stat.
5 Astonish Astonish - Ghost-type Astonish: Physical Move 30 100 15 30
The user attacks the target while shouting in a startling fashion. This may also make the target flinch.
10 Sand Tomb Sand Tomb - Ground-type Sand Tomb: Physical Move 35 85 15 100
The user traps the target inside a harshly raging sandstorm for four to five turns.
15 Mega Drain Mega Drain - Grass-type Mega Drain: Special Move 40 100 15 --
A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
20 Sand Attack Sand Attack - Ground-type Sand Attack: Other Move -- 100 15 --
Sand is hurled in the target's face, reducing the target's accuracy.
25 Bulldoze Bulldoze - Ground-type Bulldoze: Physical Move 60 100 20 100
The user strikes everything around it by stomping down on the ground. This lowers the Speed stats of those hit.
30 Hypnosis Hypnosis - Psychic-type Hypnosis: Other Move -- 60 20 --
The user employs hypnotic suggestion to make the target fall into a deep sleep.
35 Giga Drain Giga Drain - Grass-type Giga Drain: Special Move 75 100 10 --
A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
40 Iron Defense Iron Defense - Steel-type Iron Defense: Other Move -- 101 15 --
The user hardens its body's surface like iron, sharply raising its Defense stat.
45 Shadow Ball Shadow Ball - Ghost-type Shadow Ball: Special Move 80 100 15 20
The user hurls a shadowy blob at the target. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
50 Earth Power Earth Power - Ground-type Earth Power: Special Move 90 100 10 10
The user makes the ground under the target erupt with power. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
55 Shore Up Shore Up - Ground-type Shore Up: Other Move -- 101 10 --
The user regains up to half of its max HP. It restores more HP in a sandstorm.
60 Sandstorm Sandstorm - Rock-type Sandstorm: Other Move -- 101 10 --
A five-turn sandstorm is summoned to hurt all combatants except Rock, Ground, and Steel types. It raises the Sp. Def stat of Rock types.

Technical Machine Attacks

TM #Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
TM21 Rest Rest - Psychic-type Rest: Other Move -- 101 10 --
The user goes to sleep for two turns. This fully restores the user's HP and heals any status conditions.
TM22 Rock Slide Rock Slide - Rock-type Rock Slide: Physical Move 75 90 10 30
Large boulders are hurled at opposing Pokémon to inflict damage. This may also make the opposing Pokémon flinch.
TM24 Snore Snore - Normal-type Snore: Special Move 50 100 15 30
This attack can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the target flinch.
TM25 Protect Protect - Normal-type Protect: Other Move -- 101 10 --
This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM28 Giga Drain Giga Drain - Grass-type Giga Drain: Special Move 75 100 10 --
A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
TM31 Attract Attract - Normal-type Attract: Other Move -- 100 15 --
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.
TM32 Sandstorm Sandstorm - Rock-type Sandstorm: Other Move -- 101 10 --
A five-turn sandstorm is summoned to hurt all combatants except Rock, Ground, and Steel types. It raises the Sp. Def stat of Rock types.
TM39 Facade Facade - Normal-type Facade: Physical Move 70 100 20 --
This attack move doubles its power if the user is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
TM48 Rock Tomb Rock Tomb - Rock-type Rock Tomb: Physical Move 60 95 15 100
Boulders are hurled at the target. This also lowers the target's Speed stat by preventing its movement.
TM49 Sand Tomb Sand Tomb - Ground-type Sand Tomb: Physical Move 35 85 15 100
The user traps the target inside a harshly raging sandstorm for four to five turns.
TM53 Mud Shot Mud Shot - Ground-type Mud Shot: Special Move 55 95 15 100
The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the target. This also lowers the target's Speed stat.
TM55 Brine Brine - Water-type Brine: Special Move 65 100 10 --
If the target's HP is half or less, this attack will hit with double the power.
TM76 Round Round - Normal-type Round: Special Move 60 100 15 --
The user attacks the target with a song. Others can join in the Round to increase the power of the attack.
TM81 Bulldoze Bulldoze - Ground-type Bulldoze: Physical Move 60 100 20 100
The user strikes everything around it by stomping down on the ground. This lowers the Speed stats of those hit.

Technical Record Attacks

TR #Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
TR10 Earthquake Earthquake - Ground-type Earthquake: Physical Move 100 100 10 --
The user sets off an earthquake that strikes every Pokémon around it.
TR11 Psychic Psychic - Psychic-type Psychic: Special Move 90 100 10 10
The target is hit by a strong telekinetic force. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
TR17 Amnesia Amnesia - Psychic-type Amnesia: Other Move -- 101 20 --
The user temporarily empties its mind to forget its concerns. This sharply raises the user's Sp. Def stat.
TR20 Substitute Substitute - Normal-type Substitute: Other Move -- 101 10 --
The user creates a substitute for itself using some of its HP. The substitute serves as the user's decoy.
TR22 Sludge Bomb Sludge Bomb - Poison-type Sludge Bomb: Special Move 90 100 10 30
Unsanitary sludge is hurled at the target. This may also poison the target.
TR26 Endure Endure - Normal-type Endure: Other Move -- 101 10 --
The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TR27 Sleep Talk Sleep Talk - Normal-type Sleep Talk: Other Move -- 101 10 --
While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
TR33 Shadow Ball Shadow Ball - Ghost-type Shadow Ball: Special Move 80 100 15 20
The user hurls a shadowy blob at the target. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
TR38 Trick Trick - Psychic-type Trick: Other Move -- 100 10 --
The user catches the target off guard and swaps its held item with its own.
TR40 Skill Swap Skill Swap - Psychic-type Skill Swap: Other Move -- 101 10 --
The user employs its psychic power to exchange Abilities with the target.
TR46 Iron Defense Iron Defense - Steel-type Iron Defense: Other Move -- 101 15 --
The user hardens its body's surface like iron, sharply raising its Defense stat.
TR65 Energy Ball Energy Ball - Grass-type Energy Ball: Special Move 90 100 10 10
The user draws power from nature and fires it at the target. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
TR67 Earth Power Earth Power - Ground-type Earth Power: Special Move 90 100 10 10
The user makes the ground under the target erupt with power. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
TR75 Stone Edge Stone Edge - Rock-type Stone Edge: Physical Move 100 80 5 --
The user stabs the target from below with sharpened stones. Critical hits land more easily.
TR76 Stealth Rock Stealth Rock - Rock-type Stealth Rock: Other Move -- 101 20 --
The user lays a trap of levitating stones around the opposing team. The trap hurts opposing Pokémon that switch into battle.

Egg Moves

(Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %  
Ancient Power Ancient Power - Rock-type Ancient Power: Special Move 60 100 5 10 Details
The user attacks with a prehistoric power. This may also raise all the user's stats at once.
Destiny Bond Destiny Bond - Ghost-type Destiny Bond: Other Move -- 101 5 -- Details
After using this move, if the user faints, the Pokémon that landed the knockout hit also faints. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Spit Up Spit Up - Normal-type Spit Up: Special Move ?? 100 10 -- Details
The power stored using the move Stockpile is released at once in an attack. The more power is stored, the greater the move's power.
Stockpile Stockpile - Normal-type Stockpile: Other Move -- 101 20 -- Details
The user charges up power and raises both its Defense and Sp. Def stats. The move can be used three times.
Swallow Swallow - Normal-type Swallow: Other Move -- 101 10 -- Details
The power stored using the move Stockpile is absorbed by the user to heal its HP. Storing more power heals more HP.
Curse Curse - Ghost-type Curse: Other Move -- 101 10 -- Details
A move that works differently for the Ghost type than for all other types.

Isle of Armor Move Tutor Attacks

Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Scorching SandsScorching Sands - Ground-typeScorching Sands: Special Move7010010--
The user throws scorching sand at the target to attack. This may also leave the target with a burn.
PoltergeistPoltergeist - Ghost-typePoltergeist: Physical Move110905--
The user attacks the target by controlling the target's item. The move fails if the target doesn't have an item.

Usable Max Moves

Attack NameTypeCat.Max Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Max Strike Max Strike - Normal-type Physical MoveSpecial Move 120(Phy)/110(Spe) 101 10 --
This is a Normal-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This lowers the target's Speed stat.
Max Phantasm Max Phantasm - Ghost-type Physical MoveSpecial Move 140(Phy)/130(Spe) 101 10 --
This is a Ghost-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This lowers the target's Defense stat.
Max Ooze Max Ooze - Poison-type Special Move 90 101 10 --
This is a Poison-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This raises ally Pokémon's Sp. Atk stats.
Max Geyser Max Geyser - Water-type Special Move 120 101 10 --
This is a Water-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns.
Max Mindstorm Max Mindstorm - Psychic-type Special Move 130 101 10 --
This is a Psychic-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. The user turns the ground into Psychic Terrain for five turns.
Max Rockfall Max Rockfall - Rock-type Physical MoveSpecial Move 130(Phy)/110(Spe) 101 10 --
This is a Rock-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. The user summons a sandstorm lasting five turns.
Max Quake Max Quake - Ground-type Physical MoveSpecial Move 130(Phy)/130(Spe) 101 10 --
This is a Ground-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This raises ally Pokémon's Sp. Def stats.
Max Overgrowth Max Overgrowth - Grass-type Special Move 130 101 10 --
This is a Grass-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. The user turns the ground into Grassy Terrain for five turns.
Max Guard Max Guard - Normal-type 101 10 --
This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
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Stats

  HP Attack Defense Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
Base Stats - Total: 320 55 55 80 70 45 15
Max Stats
Hindering Nature
Lv. 50 115 - 162 54 - 96 76 - 118 67 - 109 45 - 87 18 - 60
Lv. 100 220 - 314 103 - 188 148 - 233 130 - 215 85 - 170 31 - 116
Max Stats
Neutral Nature
Lv. 50 115 - 162 60 - 107 85 - 132 75 - 122 50 - 97 20 - 67
Lv. 100 220 - 314 115 - 209 165 - 259 145 - 239 95 - 189 35 - 129
Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
Lv. 50 115 - 162 66 - 117 93 - 145 82 - 134 55 - 106 22 - 73
Lv. 100 220 - 314 126 - 229 181 - 284 159 - 262 104 - 207 38 - 141

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