Sandygast Stats

Sandygast highest IV stat is Def (80) and the lowest being Speed (15).

Rank Value Stat
F
55
HP
E
55
Atk
D
80
Def
D
70
Sp.Atk
F
45
Sp.Def
F
15
Speed
F
320
Total

Sandygast Guide

Sandygast has a 1 Defense EV Yield, which means the best nature to have with Sandygast is a Relaxed nature due to the highest IV stat being Defense.

Sandygast Detail
Wild Held ItemNone
Wild Material Drops
Best Nature
Relaxed
+10% Defense
-10% Speed
Weak To
2x
2x
2x
2x
2x
Resistance To
1/2
1/2
0
0
0
1/4
Catch Rate140 (18.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
EV Yield1 Defense

How To Evolve Sandygast in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Sandygast Regular Evolution requires Level 42 to evolve into Palossand.

    Sandygast Regular Evolution
  1. #322
    Sandygast
  2. Evolves at level 42
  3. #323
    Palossand

The Sandygast Regular Evolution biggest stat increase will be the HP stat.

Evolutions Total HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Speed
Sandygast
320
55
55
80
70
45
15
Stat Increase
+160
+30
+20
+30
+30
+30
+20
Palossand
480
85
75
110
100
75
35
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Where To Find Sandygast Locations in Pokemon SV

Sandygast has 2 spawn locations in pokemon scarlet and violet. You can find the evolved form Palossand appearing at level 42 - 61, within the South Province (Area Five), West Province (Area Two), East Province (Area One), East Province (Area Two), Casseroya Lake location.

Sandygast Locations

Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Very Common
60%
Beach (60%) Biome
Sandygast
Lv. 16 - 46
Common
40%
Beach (20%) Biome
Palossand
Lv. 42 - 61

Wild Sandygast Tera Type Location

Pokemon SV Sandygast Weakness

Sandygast is a Ghost Ground Type pokemon. This will cause Sandygast to take More Damage from Ghost, Dark, Water, Grass, Ice type moves, and Less Damage from Bug, Rock, Normal, Fighting, Electric, Poison type moves.

Sandygast Type Weakness Chart
Damage Taken Types
+400%
Damage From
+200%
Damage From
Ghost
2x
Dark
2x
Water
2x
Grass
2x
Ice
2x
-50%
Less Damage From
Bug
1/2
Rock
1/2
-75%
Less Damage From
Poison
1/4
Immune
to Damage From
Normal
0
Fighting
0
Electric
0

What pokemon is Sandygast Weak Against?
Increased Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%

What pokemon is Sandygast Resistant Against?
Reduced Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
Immune
S
Immune
S
Immune
S
Immune
S
Immune
S
Immune
S
Immune
S
Immune
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Best Moves for Sandygast in Scarlet and Violet

Sandygast Best Moves to use when choosing a Moveset, includes leveling moves such as Bulldoze and TM Moves like Shadow Ball, and Bulldoze.

Unlock Move Description
Earthquake
Ground
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
100
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Physical
Effect:
The user sets off an earthquake that strikes every Pokemon around it.
Earth Power
Ground
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
90
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
The user makes the ground under the target erupt with power. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
Shadow Ball
Ghost
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The user attacks by hurling a shadowy blob at the target. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
Bulldoze
Ground
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
60
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
The user strikes everything around it by stomping down on the ground. This lowers the Speed stats of those hit.
Energy Ball
Grass
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
90
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
The user draws power from nature and fires it at the target. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.

List of Sandygast Moves in

Sandygast can learn 14 Moves from Leveling Up and 34 TM Moves. Moves like Sandstorm which, Sandygast will learn by reaching level 60. You can also learn TM tutor moves such as Shadow Ball, Bulldoze and Energy Ball.

Sandygast Level Up Moves

List of the 14 Moves Sandygast can learn from leveling up.

Lv Move Description
Lv.1
Absorb
Grass
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
20
Acc:
100
PP:
25
Special
Effect:
A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by up to half the damage taken by the target.
Lv.1
Harden
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
30
Status
Effect:
The user stiffens all the muscles in its body to boost its Defense stat.
Lv.5
Astonish
Ghost
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
30
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks the target by crying out in a startling fashion. This may also make the target flinch.
Lv.10
Sand Tomb
Ground
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
35
Acc:
85
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user traps the target inside a harshly raging sandstorm that inflicts damage for four to five turns.
Lv.15
Mega Drain
Grass
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by up to half the damage taken by the target.
Lv.20
Sand Attack
Ground
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Status
Effect:
Sand is hurled in the target's face, lowering the target's accuracy.
Lv.25
Bulldoze
Ground
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
60
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
The user strikes everything around it by stomping down on the ground. This lowers the Speed stats of those hit.
Lv.30
Hypnosis
Psychic
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
60
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user employs hypnotic suggestion to make the target fall asleep.
Lv.35
Giga Drain
Grass
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
75
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by up to half the damage taken by the target.
Lv.40
Iron Defense
Steel
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
15
Status
Effect:
The user hardens its body's surface like iron, sharply boosting its Defense stat.
Lv.45
Shadow Ball
Ghost
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The user attacks by hurling a shadowy blob at the target. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
Lv.50
Earth Power
Ground
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
90
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
The user makes the ground under the target erupt with power. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
Lv.55
Shore Up
Ground
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
5
Status
Effect:
The user restores its own HP by up to half its max HP. It regains more HP in a sandstorm.
Lv.60
Sandstorm
Rock
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
A five-turn sandstorm is summoned to damage all Pokemon except Rock, Ground, and Steel types. The sandstorm also boosts the Sp. Def stats of Rock types.