Sand Attack

(move)
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Type:

Ground

Category:

Status

Power:

__

Accuracy: 100%

PP:

15  (max. 24)

Introduced

Generation 1

Effects

Sand Attack lowers the target’s Accuracy by one stage. Although it is a Ground-type move it still affects raised Pokemon. Raised Pokémon are any Flyings or those under the effects of Levitate, Magnet Rise or Telekinesis. Full details in glossary. Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each. Pokémon with the abilities Keen Eye, Clear Body or White Smoke cannot have their accuracy reduced.

Changes

In Generation 1, Sand Attack is a Normal-type move. In Generations 1-5, this move’s name was formatted as Sand-Attack.

Move target

Foe   Foe   Foe
         
Self   Ally   Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user

Game descriptions

Reduces accuracy by throwing sand
Reduces the foe’s accuracy by hurling sand in its face
A lot of sand is hurled in the foe’s face, reducing its accuracy
Sand is hurled in the foe’s face, reducing its accuracy
Sand is hurled in the target’s face, reducing its accuracy
Sand is hurled in the target’s face, reducing the target’s accuracy.

Learnset

 

By Breeding

#
Pokemon
Type
179 Mareep Electric
347 Anorith Rock Bug
396 Starly Normal Flying
431 Glameow Normal
451 Skorupi Poison Bug
506 Lillipup Normal
522 Blitzle Electric
568 Trubbish Poison
 

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