Sand Force (Ability)
Sand Force (Japanese: すなのちから Sand Force) is an Ability introduced in Generation V.
During a sandstorm, Sand Force increases the power of Rock-, Ground-, and Steel-type moves used by the Pokémon with this Ability by 30%. A Pokémon with this Ability will take no damage from the sandstorm if it otherwise would.
Outside of battle
It is unknown if Sand Force has an effect outside of battle.
Pokémon with Sand Force
In other games
During a sandstorm, Sand Force increases the power of Rock-, Ground-, and Steel-type moves used by the Pokémon with this Ability by 2-timesSMD. A Pokémon with this Ability will take no damage from the sandstorm if it otherwise would.
In the manga
Be the Best! Pokémon B+W
|During a Sandstorm, certain moves are powered up.|
|User||First Chapter Used In||Notes|
|Excadrill||When a Sandstorm is brewing, Excadrill's Ground-, Rock-, and Steel-type moves are given increased power.|
|Monta's Excadrill||The Battle for More Friends!||Debut|
In other languages
|Abilities affected by weather conditions|
|Sand Veil • Swift Swim • Chlorophyll • Forecast • Dry Skin • Rain Dish • Snow Cloak • Hydration • Solar Power • Leaf Guard • Ice Body • Flower Gift • Sand Force • Sand Rush • Slush Rush|
|This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.|