Sandile (Pokémon)

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Sandile
Desert Croc Pokémon
メグロコ
Meguroco
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Sandile



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Ground Dark
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Intimidate or Moxie Cacophony
Cacophony
Anger Point
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
180 (33.8%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Field
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
2'04" 0.7 m
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Weight
33.5 lbs. 15.2 kg
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
Unknown
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
58
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 1
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HP
1
Atk
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Def
0
Sp.Atk
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Sp.Def
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Speed
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Shape
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Footprint
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Pokédex color
Brown
Base friendship
70
External Links

Sandile (Japanese: メグロコ Meguroco) is a dual-type Ground/Dark Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

It evolves into Krokorok starting at level 29, which evolves into Krookodile starting at level 40.

Biology

Sandile is a short, quadrupedal Pokémon with a long snout and tail. Its body is mostly light brown with the exception of black stripes crossing over and under its legs and its pink underbelly. It has a black stripe on its snout in front of its eyes, and black covering the tip of its tail. Its eyes resemble shaded binoculars and are shrouded in a black membrane all around their front. This membrane prevents sand from getting in Sandile's eyes and helps it see in the harsh desert sun. Its long snout is tipped by two protruding nostrils, and its mouth comprises the bottom half. Its feet are flat and contain three sharp, black claws. They are attached to stubby legs on its sides.

Sandile is only found in deserts, with the exception of Alola, where the warm environment is comfortable enough for them to appear elsewhere. It usually burrows under the surface of the sand, with only its nose and eyes appearing above ground. Due to being so close to the surface, it can move around the desert and allow the heat of the sand to regulate its body temperature. This also serves as a way of hiding from enemies. Its movement through sand has been described as being similar to swimming. When the sun sets, it burrows deep into the sand to sleep until sunrise. As seen in the anime, in the wild, Sandile can be mischievous and potentially troublesome to humans. However, Sandile will protect another of its species, and can be caring at times. Sandile is an ambush predator, hiding under the sand and waiting for unwary prey, such as Trapinch, to walk over it before it bites on their legs. However, Sandile is not very skilled at hunting prey, thus it also mostly eats anything that collapses in the desert; hence it has been known as "the cleaner of the desert."

In the anime

Sandile in the anime

Major appearances

Sunglasses Sandile

A Sandile wearing sunglasses debuted in A Sandile Gusher of Change!, thus also marking the species' debut. In Dancing With the Ducklett Trio!, he evolved into a Krokorok. He was eventually caught by Ash in Battling the Bully!. Later, in Ash, Iris, and Trip: Then There Were Three!, he evolved into a Krookodile during a battle against Iris's Dragonite.

Other

In A Sandile Gusher of Change!, the Sunglasses Sandile led multiple other Sandile, which in turn were trying to lead a group of other Pokémon to safety.

In Raid Battle in The Ruins!, a Sandile was living at the Colossus Ruins in the Desert Resort. It was caught by Goh after being defeated by his Scorbunny. It has since made further appearances in Pokémon Journeys: The Series.

Minor appearances

A Trainer's Sandile appeared in Dreams by the Yard Full!.

In A Connoisseur's Revenge!, a Trainer's Sandile was at a Poké Mart near Castelia City.

In Iris and Excadrill Against the Dragon Buster!, Iris's flashback featured a Trainer's Sandile.

A Sandile appeared in Crisis from the Underground Up!.

Multiple Sandile appeared in Lost at the Stamp Rally!.

Multiple Sandile appeared in Ash Versus the Champion!.

A Sandile appeared in a flashback in A Maractus Musical!.

A Sandile appeared in The Mighty Accelguard to the Rescue!, under the ownership of a shopper at the Driftveil Market.

A Trainer's Sandile appeared in Cilan Takes Flight!.

A Trainer's Sandile appeared in Climbing the Tower of Success!.

A Sandile appeared in Crisis at Ferroseed Research!.

A Sandile appeared in Rocking the Virbank Gym! Part 1.

Multiple Sandile appeared in All for the Love of Meloetta!.

In A Village Homecoming!, the elder's flashback featured a Sandile.

A Trainer's Sandile appeared in Curtain Up, Unova League!.

In Mission: Defeat Your Rival!, Antonio's Sandile was present during the Vertress Conference.

A Trainer's Sandile appeared in Team Plasma's Pokémon Power Plot!.

A Sandile appeared in a fantasy or a flashback in The Journalist from Another Region!.

In Summer of Discovery!, Foggy Pokémon Orienteering!, and Battling Into the Hall of Fame!, a Trainer's Sandile attended the Pokémon Summer Camp. Another Trainer's Sandile also appeared in a fantasy in the latter episode.

A Trainer's Sandile appeared in Alola to New Adventure!.

In Deceiving Appearances!, multiple Sandile were seen at Aether Paradise. They reappeared in Don't Ignore the Small Stufful!.

In Some Kind of Laziness!, a Sandile was walking through the Ruins of Abundance.

In Securing the Future!, a Trainer's Sandile joined the rest of Alola in showering Necrozma with light so it could return to its normal form.

In Battle Royal 151!, a Trainer's Sandile competed in the Battle Royal preliminary round of the Manalo Conference but ended up losing.

In The Battlefield of Truth and Love!, a Trainer's Sandile was seen at Manalo Stadium.

A Trainer's Sandile appeared in Take My Thief! Please!.

A Trainer's Sandile appeared in It's... Champion Time!.

Multiple Sandile appeared in JN133, where they were seen on Faraway Island.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
BW003 Sandile Ash's Pokédex Sandile, the Desert Croc Pokémon. A dark membrane protects its eyes from the sun, and it buries itself in the sand with its eyes and nose sticking out.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
JN014 Sandile Goh's Rotom Phone Sandile, the Desert Croc Pokémon. A Ground and Dark type. Sandile digs into the hot desert sands to keep from losing heat. It lives most of its life in hiding.

In the manga

Pocket Monsters BW: The Heroes of Fire and Thunder

A Sandile appeared in Justice Trainer Shin Appears!, under the ownership of Togari. It was used in Togari's first battle against Shin, who was rescuing a girl's Cottonee from him.

Pocket Monsters HGSS

A Sandile appeared in PMHGSS23.

Pokémon Adventures

A Sandile is one of the Pokémon employed by White in her BW Agency. Apparently, it can cry on cue. It first appeared in Lights, Camera...Action.

A Sandile appeared in a fantasy in An Odd Speech.

A Trainer's Sandile appeared in Into the Quarterfinals!.

A Sandile liberated by Team Plasma appeared in a flashback in Pokédex Lecture.

A Worker's Sandile appeared in Giant Chasm.

Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~

A Sandile appeared in The White Scroll: Oichi's Worries, under the ownership of Masanori. It was revealed to have evolved into a Krokorok in a flashback in The Blue Scroll: Mitsunari, Kiyomasa, and Masanori.

In the TCG

Main article: Sandile (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V Unova
BW: #057
Unova
B2W2: #099
Black They live buried in the sands of the desert. The sun-warmed sands prevent their body temperature from dropping.
White It moves along below the sand's surface, except for its nose and eyes. A dark membrane shields its eyes from the sun.
Black 2 They live hidden under hot desert sands in order to keep their body temperature from dropping.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
Coastal #043
Hoenn
#—
X It moves along below the sand's surface, except for its nose and eyes. A dark membrane shields its eyes from the sun.
Y They live buried in the sands of the desert. The sun-warmed sands prevent their body temperature from dropping.
Omega Ruby It moves along below the sand's surface, except for its nose and eyes. A dark membrane shields its eyes from the sun.
Alpha Sapphire They live buried in the sands of the desert. The sun-warmed sands prevent their body temperature from dropping.
Generation VII Alola
SM: #232
Alola
USUM: #301
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!‎.
Sun It submerges itself in sand and moves as if swimming. This wise behavior keeps its enemies from finding it and maintains its temperature.
Moon It conceals itself in the sand and chomps down on the legs of any prey that unwarily walk over it. Its favorite food is Trapinch.
Ultra Sun Alola, where it's warm all year round, is a comfortable environment for this Pokémon. Sometimes you'll even see it outside of deserts.
Ultra Moon Sandile's still not good at hunting, so it mostly eats things that have collapsed in the desert. It's called “the cleaner of the desert.”
Generation VIII Galar
Isle of Armor #176
Sinnoh
#—
Hisui
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Brilliant Diamond, Shining Pearl, and Legends: Arceus.
Sword The desert gets cold at night, so when the sun sets, this Pokémon burrows deep into the sand and sleeps until sunrise.
Shield Sandile is small, but its legs and lower body are powerful. Pushing sand aside as it goes, Sandile moves through the desert as if it's swimming.
Generation IX Paldea
#267
Scarlet It submerges itself in sand and moves as if swimming. This wise behavior keeps its enemies from finding it and maintains its temperature.
Violet They live hidden under hot desert sands in order to keep their body temperature from dropping.


Pokedex Image Sandile SM.png Pokedex Image Sandile SV.png
Sandile in the Alola Pokédex Sandile in the Paldea Pokédex

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Black White
Route 4, Desert Resort, Relic Castle
Black 2 White 2
Route 4, Desert Resort, Relic Castle
Desert Resort (N's Pokémon)
Generation VI
X Y
Route 9, Friend Safari (Dark)
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Route 111 (hidden Pokémon*)
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Haina Desert
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Breed Krokorok or Krookodile
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
TradeVersion 1.2.0+
Expansion Pass
Potbottom Desert
Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl
Unobtainable
Legends: Arceus
Unobtainable
Generation IX
Scarlet Violet
Asado Desert


In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Desert: Rugged Flats, Field: Rugged Flats
PokéPark 2
Cove Area
Conquest
Terrera, Cragspur, Yaksha
MD GTI
Tempting Path (1F-9F), Telluric Path (B1-B10), Redland Reaches (1F-10F), Rusty Mountain (Gilded Hall), Jaws of the Abyss (Uncharted Road, Gilded Hall), Smoking Mountain (Uncharted Road, Gilded Hall), Axe Rock (4F-14F)
Rumble U
Magical Lake: Protect Pichu in the Forest
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Safari Jungle: Stage 1Tu
Shuffle
Desert Umbra: Stage 327
Rumble World
Black Realm: Rugged Flats (All Areas), Starlight Islands: Surveillance Dunes (All Areas)
Picross
Area 12: Stage 02
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Zapdos Sea, Celebi Sea, Zygarde Sea, Celebi SeaFinal, Zygarde SeaFinal


Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Sun Moon Black Glasses Black Glasses (5%)
Sword Shield Black Glasses Black Glasses (5%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
50
110 - 157 210 - 304
72
69 - 136 134 - 267
35
36 - 95 67 - 185
35
36 - 95 67 - 185
35
36 - 95 67 - 185
65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Total:
292
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation IX, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost ½×
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost ½×
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost ½×
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost ½×
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Notes:

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation IX
Other generations:
V - VI - VII - VIII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Power Trip Dark Physical 02020 100100% 10
011 Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
033 Sand Attack Ground Status 0000 100100% 15
066 Hone Claws Dark Status 0000 00——% 15
099 Sand Tomb Ground Physical 03535 08585% 15
1212 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100100% 10
1515 Bite Dark Physical 06060 100100% 25
1818 Torment Dark Status 0000 100100% 15
2121 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100100% 10
2424 Swagger Normal Status 0000 08585% 15
2727 Crunch Dark Physical 08080 100100% 15
3030 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 00——% 10
3333 Foul Play Dark Physical 09595 100100% 15
3636 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100100% 10
3939 Thrash Normal Physical 120120 100100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Sandile
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Sandile
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM

Generation IX
Other generations:
V - VI - VII - VIII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM001Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM001 Take Down Normal Physical 09090 085}}85% 20
TM005Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM005 Mud-Slap Ground Special 02020 100}}100% 10
TM006Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM006 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 10
TM007Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM007 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM008Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM008 Fire Fang Fire Physical 06565 095}}95% 15
TM009Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM009 Thunder Fang Electric Physical 06565 095}}95% 15
TM018Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM018 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TM025Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM025 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM028Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM028 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM030Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM030 Snarl Dark Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM035Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM035 Mud Shot Ground Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM036Bag TM Rock SV Sprite.png TM036 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM043Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM043 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TM047Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM047 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM051Bag TM Rock SV Sprite.png TM051 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM055Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM055 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TM058Bag TM Fighting SV Sprite.png TM058 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM061Bag TM Ghost SV Sprite.png TM061 Shadow Claw Ghost Physical 07070 100}}100% 15
TM062Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM062 Foul Play Dark Physical 09595 100}}100% 15
TM066Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM066 Body Slam Normal Physical 08585 100}}100% 15
TM070Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM070 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM081Bag TM Grass SV Sprite.png TM081 Grass Knot Grass Special 0000 100}}100% 20
TM084Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM084 Stomping Tantrum Ground Physical 07575 100}}100% 10
TM085Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM085 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM086Bag TM Rock SV Sprite.png TM086 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TM087Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM087 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TM094Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM094 Dark Pulse Dark Special 08080 100}}100% 15
TM103Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM103 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM108Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM108 Crunch Dark Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM116Bag TM Rock SV Sprite.png TM116 Stealth Rock Rock Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM130Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM130 Helping Hand Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM133Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM133 Earth Power Ground Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM148Bag TM Poison SV Sprite.png TM148 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM149Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM149 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
TM150Bag TM Rock SV Sprite.png TM150 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 080}}80% 5
TM171Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM171 Tera Blast Normal Special 08080 100}}100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Sandile
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Sandile
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation IX
Other generations:
V - VI - VII - VIII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
PsyduckGolduckWooperQuagsireBuizelFloatzel
OshawottDewottSamurottSamurottFinizenPalafin
Aqua Tail Water Physical 90 90% 10
SlakothVigorothSlakingZangooseLucarioLycanroc
LycanrocMudbrayMudsdaleScorbunnyRabootCinderace
SkwovetGreedentAnnihilape
Counter Fighting Physical 100% 20
TaurosTaurosEeveeVaporeonJolteonFlareon
EspeonUmbreonLeafeonGlaceonSylveonCyndaquil
QuilavaTyphlosionTyphlosionDunsparceDudunsparcePhanpy
StantlerWyrdeerNumelHippopotasHippowdonDeerling
SawsbuckSkiddoGogoatPassimianScorbunnyRaboot
CinderaceLechonkOinkologneFidoughDachsbunMaschiff
MabosstiffCyclizarGreavardHoundstoneCetoddleCetitan
Double-Edge Normal Physical 120 100% 15
ZoruaZoroark Spite Ghost Status 100% 10
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Sandile in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Sandile
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Sandile
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●
Defense
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush551Body.png Walking Speed: 1.55 seconds Base HP: 48
Base Attack: 68 Base Defense: 43 Base Speed: 60
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
PP2551.png Strong: Oshawott icon.pngSnivy icon.png Weak: Pikachu icon.png
PokéPark Pad entry:
He admires Krokorok. He thinks he is good at lying and being devious, but in fact, his face can be read like a book.
Pokémon Conquest
PCP551.png HP: ★★ Move: Mud-Slap
Attack: ★★ Ability 1: Intimidate
Ability 2: Moxie
Ability 3: Celebrate
Defense:
Speed: ★★★
Evolves into Krokorok when its Attack is 80 or higher
Range: 3 Perfect Links: Isuke and Yukitaka
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Ground
Attack Power: ★★★★

BT551.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Ground
None.png Attack Power: 40 - 90 Raise Max Level.png 5

#462
Shuffle551.png

Prank
Sometimes changes when a foe will next disrupt your play.


Pokémon GO
GO0551.png Base Stamina: 137 Base Attack: 132 Base Defense: 69
Egg Distance: 12 km Buddy Distance: 5 km Evolution Requirement: Sandile Candy 25
Fast Attacks: Bite, Mud-Slap
Charged Attacks: Dig, Crunch, Bulldoze

In Pokémon GO, Sandile can be obtained by completing the Special Research, Level 45 Challenge.

Evolution

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Unevolved
Sandile
 Ground  Dark 
Rare Candy
Level 29
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First evolution
Krokorok
 Ground  Dark 
Rare Candy
Level 40
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Second evolution
Krookodile
 Ground  Dark 


Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 551.png Spr b 5b 551.png Spr 5b 551.png Spr b 5b 551.png
Spr 5b 551 s.png Spr b 5b 551 s.png Spr 5b 551 s.png Spr b 5b 551 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 551.png Spr b 6x 551.png Spr 6x 551.png Spr b 6x 551.png
Spr 6x 551 s.png Spr b 6x 551 s.png Spr 6x 551 s.png Spr b 6x 551 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Spr 7s 551.png Spr b 7s 551.png Spr 7s 551.png Spr b 7s 551.png
Spr 7s 551 s.png Spr b 7s 551 s.png Spr 7s 551 s.png Spr b 7s 551 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
400px 400px
HOME
HOME0551.png HOME0551 s.png
Menu SV 0551.png For other sprites and images, please see Sandile images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Trivia

Origin

Sandile seems to be based on a baby crocodile; specifically, it has traits from both the slender-snouted crocodile and the Nile crocodile. The stripes are similar to a stereotypical burglar, with the marking around the eyes resembling a mask or sunglasses. Sandile's movement through sand being described as similar to swimming may reference the sandfish skink, named so because it is capable of burrowing and moving through sand as if it is swimming.

Name origin

Sandile may be a combination of sand, crocodile, and possibly a play on sandal (footwear used for walking on sand).

Meguroco may be a combination of 目黒 meguro (black-eyed) and crocodile.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese メグロコ Meguroco From 目黒 meguro and crocodile
France Flag.png French Mascaïman From masque and caïman
Spain Flag.png Spanish Sandile Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Ganovil From Ganove and Krokodil
Italy Flag.png Italian Sandile Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 깜눈크 Kkamnunku From 깜깜 kkamkkam, nun, and crocodile
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 黑眼鱷 / 黑眼鳄 Hēiyǎn'è From 黑眼 hēiyǎn and 鱷魚 / 鳄魚 èyú
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 黑眼鱷 Hākngáahnngohk From 黑眼 hākngáahn and 鱷魚 ngohkyùh


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External links


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