Sandsear Storm inflicts damage and has a 30% chance of burning the target.
Sandsear Storm's PP was raised to 10 and its base power was increased to 100. It now has a 20% chance to burn each target. In battles with multiple opponents, Sandsear Storm targets all adjacent opponents.
When used during rain, Sandsear Storm bypasses accuracy checks to always hit, unless the target is in the semi-invulnerable turn of a move such as Dig or Fly.
|The user attacks by wrapping the target in fierce winds and searingly hot sand. This also leaves the target with a burn.
|The user attacks by wrapping opposing Pokémon in fierce winds and searingly hot sand. This may also leave them with a burn.
In other games
In Pokémon GO, Sandsear Storm is a Charged Attack that has been available since January 24, 2024.
In other generations
- Sandsear Storm's description in Pokémon Legends: Arceus states that it "leaves the target with a burn", which erroneously implies that its additional affect is guaranteed. This error is not present in its variations' description.
In other languages