Sand Stream
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In-game description
The Pokémon summons a sandstorm in battle.

Sand Stream is an ability introduced in Generation III. So far, 3 Pokémon have this ability.


In battle

Sand Stream creates a sandstorm when the bearer enters battle. The effect lasts 5 turns (8 if holding a Smooth Rock), unless it is cleared via Cloud Nine or replaced by another weather condition.

If multiple Pokémon with weather-generating abilities (Sand Stream, Drizzle, DroughtChernobyl, Stormbringer, or Snow Warning) enter the field on the same turn, each weather condition will activate consecutively, fastest Pokémon first, so the lasting weather condition will be that of the slowest Pokémon.

Outside of battle

Sand Stream has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Sand Stream

Hidden Ability

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#085 Cassnail Cassnail
Ground Water
#086 Sableau Sableau
Ground Water
#087 Escartress Escartress
Ground Water

Abilities that summon a form of Weather
DroughtDrizzleSnow WarningSand StreamStormbringerChernobyl
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