Scorching Sands (move)

Move data

Type Ground
Category Special  Special
Power 70
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 8

Effects

The user throws scorching sand at the target to attack. This may also leave the target with a burn.

Scorching Sands is a tutor move available in The Isle of Armor DLC.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Scorching Sands
Japanese ねっさのだいち
German Brandsand
French Sable Ardent
Italian Sabbiardente
Spanish Arenas Ardientes

Game descriptions

B.Diamond​/​S.Pearl This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.
Scarlet​/​Violet The user throws scorching sand at the target to attack. This may also leave the target with a burn.

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Scorching Sands from a move tutor in the games.

Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Entei
#244 / Fire
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
Volcanion
#721 / Fire · Water
Incineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
Carkol
#838 / Rock · Fire
Coalossal
#839 / Rock · Fire
Sizzlipede
#850 / Fire · Bug
Centiskorch
#851 / Fire · Bug