Sand Attack (move)

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すなかけ Sand Attack
Type  Ground
Category  Status
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  —
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Does not affect any Pokémon*
Introduced  [[Generation {{{gen}}}]]
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  1
Startles the Pokémon that has the judge's attention.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going down in the same turn.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Sand-Attack (Japanese: すなかけ Sand Attack) is a non-damaging Ground-type move introduced in Generation I.


Generation I

Sand-Attack decreases the opponent's accuracy by 1 level.

Sand-Attack will do nothing if the opponent's accuracy level is at -6, and will fail if the opponent has a Substitute or is under the effect of Mist.

In the anime


Pidgey. Pidgey flaps its wings and a sandstorm is created.

Sandslash. Sandslash digs into the ground and sand is swept up.


Generation I

By leveling up

Generation II

By leveling up

Generation III

By leveling up

Generation IV

By leveling up

In other languages

French: Jet de Sable, German: Sandwirbel, Italian: Turbosabbia, Spanish: Ataque Arena

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