Sand Force (ability)


Sand Force raises the power of Ground, Rock and Steel type moves by 30% during a sandstorm.

It also grants immunity to the sandstorm damage, if not already immune (currently this only applies to Shellos since all other Pokémon with the ability are already immune).

Game descriptions

Black 2​/​White 2
Boosts certain moves’ power in a sandstorm.
Boosts certain moves’ power in a sandstorm.
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
Boosts the power of Rock-, Ground-, and Steel-type moves in a sandstorm.

Other languages

English Sand Force
Japanese すなのちから (Suna no Chikara)
German Sandgewalt
French Force Sable
Italian Silicoforza
Spanish Poder Arena

Pokémon with Sand Force

2nd ability
Hidden ability
208 Steelix
Mega Steelix
445 Garchomp
Mega Garchomp
529 Drilbur Sand Rush Mold Breaker
530 Excadrill Sand Rush Mold Breaker
645 Landorus
Incarnate Forme
Sheer Force

Sand Force as a hidden ability