Sandaconda

Sandaconda is a Ground type Pokémon introduced in Generation 8. It is known as the Sand Snake Pokémon.

Its unique style of coiling allows it to blast sand out of its sand sac more efficiently.

Evolution of Silicobra.

Pokédex data

National № 844
Type Ground
Species Sand Snake Pokémon
Height 3.8 m (12′06″)
Weight 65.5 kg (144.4 lbs)
Abilities 1. Sand Spit
2. Shed Skin
Sand Veil (hidden ability)
Local № 313 (Sword/Shield)
175 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 179
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Dragon, Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 72
254 348
Attack 107
197 344
Defense 125
229 383
Sp. Atk 65
121 251
Sp. Def 70
130 262
Speed 71
132 265
Total 510 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Sandaconda.

Evolution chart

(Level 36)

Pokédex entries

Sandaconda

Sword When it contracts its body, over 220 pounds of sand sprays from its nose. If it ever runs out of sand, it becomes disheartened.
Shield Its unique style of coiling allows it to blast sand out of its sand sac more efficiently.

Gigantamax

Sword Its sand pouch has grown to tremendous proportions. More than 1,000,000 tons of sand now swirl around its body.
Shield Sand swirls around its body with such speed and power that it could pulverize a skyscraper.

Moves learned by Sandaconda

Moves learnt by level up

Sandaconda learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Brutal SwingDarkPhysical 60 100
1MinimizeNormalStatus
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
1Skull BashNormalPhysical 130 100
1WrapNormalPhysical 15 90
15BulldozeGroundPhysical 60 100
20HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
25GlareNormalStatus 100
30DigGroundPhysical 80 100
35SandstormRockStatus
42SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
49CoilPoisonStatus
51Sand TombGroundPhysical 35 85

Egg moves

Sandaconda learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Sandaconda egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BelchPoisonSpecial 120 90
Dragon RushDragonPhysical 100 75
Last ResortNormalPhysical 140 100
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
Poison TailPoisonPhysical 50 100

Move Tutor moves

Sandaconda can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Scale ShotDragonPhysical 25 90
Scorching SandsGroundSpecial 70 100
Skitter SmackBugPhysical 70 90

Moves learnt by TM

Sandaconda is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Sandaconda is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Sandaconda sprites

Type Generation 8
Normal Sandaconda  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny

Where to find Sandaconda

Sword
Shield
Route 8, Lake of Outrage

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Sandaconda
Japanese サダイジャ (Sadaija)
German Sanaconda
French Dunaconda

Name origin

sand
anaconda