Sand Veil (Ability)

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Effect

In battle

Generation III and IV

During a sandstorm, the evasion of a Pokemon with this Ability is increased by 20%. A Pokemon with this Ability will take no damage from the sandstorm if it otherwise would.

Generation V onward

During a sandstorm, the evasion of a Pokemon with this Ability is now increased by 25%.

Outside of battle

From Pokemon Emerald onwards, if a Pokemon with Sand Veil is leading the party in an area with a sandstorm, such as Route 228 in Sinnoh, Sand Veil decreases the wild Pokemon encounter rate by 50%.

Pokemon with Sand Veil

MS
Pokemon
Types
Ability 1
Ability 2
Hidden
Sandshrew Ground Sand Veil None Sand Rush
Sandslash Ground Sand Veil None Sand Rush
Diglett Ground Sand Veil Arena Trap Sand Force
Dugtrio Ground Sand Veil Arena Trap Sand Force
Geodude Rock Ground Rock Head Sturdy Sand Veil
Graveler Rock Ground Rock Head Sturdy Sand Veil
Golem Rock Ground Rock Head Sturdy Sand Veil
Gligar Ground Flying Hyper Cutter Sand Veil Immunity
Phanpy Ground Pickup None Sand Veil
Donphan Ground Sturdy None Sand Veil
Larvitar Rock Ground Guts None Sand Veil
Cacnea Grass Sand Veil None Water Absorb
Cacturne Grass Dark Sand Veil None Water Absorb
Gible Dragon Ground Sand Veil None Rough Skin
Gabite Dragon Ground Sand Veil None Rough Skin
Garchomp Dragon Ground Sand Veil None Rough Skin
Gliscor Ground Flying Hyper Cutter Sand Veil Poison Heal
Stunfisk Ground Electric Static Limber Sand Veil
Helioptile Electric Normal Dry Skin Sand Veil Solar Power
Heliolisk Electric Normal Dry Skin Sand Veil Solar Power

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