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Scorching Sands
ねっさのだいち Hot Sand Terrain
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Type  Ground
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  70
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation VIII
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Scorching Sands (Japanese: ねっさのだいち Hot Sand Terrain) is a damage-dealing Ground-type move introduced in Generation VIII.

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Effect

Scorching Sands inflicts damage and has a 30% chance of burning the target.

Upon execution, Scorching Sands will thaw the user if frozen (even if the move fails to hit the target). Scorching Sands also thaws a frozen target hit by it.

Description

Games Description
SwSh The user throws scorching sand at the target to attack. This may also leave the target with a burn.

Learnset

By Move Tutor

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Game
SwSh SwSh
IoA
006 Charizard Charizard
FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
028 Sandslash Sandslash
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
038 Ninetales Ninetales
FireIC Big.png Field Field
050 Diglett Diglett
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
050 Diglett Diglett
Alolan Form
GroundIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field
051 Dugtrio Dugtrio
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
051 Dugtrio Dugtrio
Alolan Form
GroundIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field
059 Arcanine Arcanine
FireIC Big.png Field Field
078 Rapidash Rapidash
FireIC Big.png Field Field
095 Onix Onix
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
104 Cubone Cubone
GroundIC Big.png Monster Monster
105 Marowak Marowak
GroundIC Big.png Monster Monster
105 Marowak Marowak
Alolan Form
FireIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Monster Monster
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn
GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
112 Rhydon Rhydon
GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
136 Flareon Flareon
FireIC Big.png Field Field
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
208 Steelix Steelix
SteelIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
324 Torkoal Torkoal
FireIC Big.png Field Field
328 Trapinch Trapinch
GroundIC Big.png Bug Dragon
329 Vibrava Vibrava
GroundIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Bug Dragon
330 Flygon Flygon
GroundIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Bug Dragon
343 Baltoy Baltoy
GroundIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
344 Claydol Claydol
GroundIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
449 Hippopotas Hippopotas
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
450 Hippowdon Hippowdon
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior
GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
529 Drilbur Drilbur
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
530 Excadrill Excadrill
GroundIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field
551 Sandile Sandile
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
552 Krokorok Krokorok
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
553 Krookodile Krookodile
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
622 Golett Golett
GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
623 Golurk Golurk
GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
631 Heatmor Heatmor
FireIC Big.png Field Field
643 Reshiram Reshiram
DragonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
660 Diggersby Diggersby
NormalIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Field Field
727 Incineroar Incineroar
FireIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
769 Sandygast Sandygast
GhostIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
770 Palossand Palossand
GhostIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
776 Turtonator Turtonator
FireIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
815 Cinderace Cinderace
FireIC Big.png Field Human-Like
838 Carkol Carkol
RockIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
839 Coalossal Coalossal
RockIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
843 Silicobra Silicobra
GroundIC Big.png Field Dragon
844 Sandaconda Sandaconda
GroundIC Big.png Field Dragon
850 Sizzlipede Sizzlipede
FireIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug
851 Centiskorch Centiskorch
FireIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Trivia

  • Scorching Sands is the only Ground-type move that is able to cause burn.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 熱沙大地 Yihtsā Daaihdeih
Mandarin 熱沙大地 / 热沙大地 Rèshā Dàdì
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Vařící Písek
France Flag.png French Sable Ardent
Germany Flag.png German Brandsand
Italy Flag.png Italian Sabbiardente
South Korea Flag.png Korean 열사의대지 Yeolsa-ui Daeji
Spain Flag.png Spanish Arenas Ardientes


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