Sand Rush (Ability)

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Sand Rush すなかき
Sand Paddle
Flavor text
Generation V
Boosts the Pokémon's Speed in a sandstorm.
Generation VI
Boosts the Pokémon's Speed stat in a sandstorm.
Generation VII
Boosts the Pokémon's Speed stat in a sandstorm.
Generation VIII
Boosts the Pokémon's Speed stat in a sandstorm.
Generation IX
Boosts the Pokémon's Speed stat in a sandstorm.

Sand Rush (Japanese: すなかき Sand Paddle) is an Ability introduced in Generation V.

Effect

In battle

During a sandstorm, the Speed stat of Pokémon with this Ability is doubled. A Pokémon with this Ability will take no damage from the sandstorm if it otherwise would.

Outside of battle

There are no effects outside of battle.

Pokémon with Sand Rush

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
0027 Sandshrew Sandshrew
Ground Ground Sand Veil None Sand Rush
0028 Sandslash Sandslash
Ground Ground Sand Veil None Sand Rush
0507 Herdier Herdier
Normal Normal Intimidate Sand Rush Scrappy
0508 Stoutland Stoutland
Normal Normal Intimidate Sand Rush Scrappy
0529 Drilbur Drilbur
Ground Ground Sand Rush Sand Force Mold Breaker
0530 Excadrill Excadrill
Ground Steel Sand Rush Sand Force Mold Breaker
0745 Lycanroc Lycanroc
Midday Form
Rock Rock Keen Eye Sand Rush Steadfast
0880 Dracozolt Dracozolt
Electric Dragon Volt Absorb Hustle Sand Rush
0882 Dracovish Dracovish
Water Dragon Water Absorb Strong Jaw Sand Rush
0972 Houndstone Houndstone
Ghost Ghost Sand Rush None Fluffy
Please note that abilities marked with a superscript are only available in the stated generation or later.
  • For Generation III and IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.

In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

During a sandstorm, in addition to not taking damage from a sandstorm, Sand Rush allows the use of a move twice in a turn, consuming only 1 PP.

Description

Games Description
MDGtI In the Sandstorm weather condition, it can use a move 2 times at once for only 1 PP.*
When the Pokémon uses a move in the Sandstorm weather condition, it uses it 2 times at once but only consumes PP for 1 use!*
SMD The Pokémon isn't damaged by a sandstorm. During a sandstorm, it uses a move 2 times at once but only consumes PP for 1 use!


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 撥沙 Buhtsā
Mandarin 撥沙 / 拨沙 Bōshā
France Flag.png French Baigne Sable
Germany Flag.png German Sandscharrer
Italy Flag.png Italian Remasabbia
South Korea Flag.png Korean 모래헤치기 Morae Hechigi
Russia Flag.png Russian Песчаная Гонка Peschanaya Gonka
Spain Flag.png Spanish Ímpetu Arena
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Bới Cát


Variations of the Ability Chlorophyll
ChlorophyllSwift SwimSand RushSlush Rush
Abilities affected by weather conditions
Sand VeilSwift SwimChlorophyllRain DishForecastSnow CloakDry SkinHydrationSolar PowerLeaf GuardIce BodyFlower GiftHarvestSand RushSand ForceSlush RushIce FaceProtosynthesisOrichalcum Pulse


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