Sandile

Sandile is a Ground/Dark type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Desert Croc Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Black They live buried in the sands of the desert. The sun-warmed sands prevent their body temperature from dropping.
White It moves along below the sand’s surface, except for its nose and eyes. A dark membrane shields its eyes from the sun.
Black 2
White 2
They live hidden under hot desert sands in order to keep their body temperature from dropping.
X
Omega Ruby
It moves along below the sand’s surface, except for its nose and eyes. A dark membrane shields its eyes from the sun.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
They live buried in the sands of the desert. The sun-warmed sands prevent their body temperature from dropping.
Sun It submerges itself in sand and moves as if swimming. This wise behavior keeps its enemies from finding it and maintains its temperature.
Moon It conceals itself in the sand and chomps down on the legs of any prey that unwarily walk over it. Its favorite food is Trapinch.

Evolution chart

Sandile
#551
Sandile
Ground · Dark

(Level 29)
Krokorok
#552
Krokorok
Ground · Dark

(Level 40)
Krookodile
#553
Krookodile
Ground · Dark

Name origin

sand
fine debris of rocks
crocodile
a species of reptile

Moves learned by Sandile

Sandile sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Sandile  sprite from Black & White Sandile  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Sandile Shiny sprite from Black & White Sandile Shiny sprite from X & Y

See all Sandile sprites

Where to find Sandile

Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Route 4, Relic Castle, Desert Resort
X
Y
Route 9
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 111
Sun
Moon
Haina Desert