Hidden in Sand
Sand Veil (Japanese: すながくれ Hidden in Sand) is an Ability introduced in Generation III.
sandstorm, the accuracy of any move used against a Pokémon with this Ability is modified by a factor of 4/ 5. A Pokémon with this Ability will take no damage from the sandstorm if it otherwise would.
Outside of battle
Pokémon Emerald onwards, if a Pokémon with Sand Veil is in the first place in the party (even if fainted) in an area with a sandstorm (such as Route 228 in Sinnoh), the chance of encountering a wild Pokémon is decreased by 50%.
Pokémon with Sand Veil In other games
MD R B Boosts Evasion if there is a sandstorm.
MD T D S Boosts the Pokémon's evasiveness during a sandstorm.
B S L てんきが すなあらしだと かいひが あがる
MD GtI Unavailable
S MD The Pokémon isn't damaged by a sandstorm, and its evasiveness goes up while the sandstorm is in effect!
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga Trivia In other languages