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CassandMini #831: Cassand
Pokémon
#833: Monstune MonstuneMini
SandsterMini
Sandster
Quicksand Pokémon
#832
SandsterFront
Type
Ground Dark
Unknown
Abilities
Sand Stream or Sand Force
Hidden Ability
Sand Rush
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
170 (22.2%)
Breeding
Egg groups
Mineral and Amorphous
Hatch time
5355 steps
Height
0.9 m
0 m
Weight
33.5 kg
0 kg
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#111
Rikoto
Base experience yield
71
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 1
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
1
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Body04
Footprint
File:F832.png
Pokédex color
Brown
Base friendship
70

Sandster is a dual-type Ground/Dark Pokémon.

It evolves into Monstune when levelled up while knowing Quicksand.

Biology

Physiology

Gender Differences

None.

Special abilities

Sandster can trap its prey by trapping them in quicksand. If people or Pokémon that are stronger than it see it, it will use the sand to make itself look bigger and stronger. If that doesn't work, it will use Sandstorm and flee.

Behavior

Sandster are very mischievous Pokémon. They like to scare other Pokémon and take food or shiny objects away from people and Pokémon.

Habitat

Likes to live in deserts, especially sand dunes, so it can trap prey in a quick sand trap.

Game data

Pokédex entries

Pokédex entry
Sandster like to live in deserts, especially sand dunes. They hide themselves in sand to attack their prey.

Game locations

Availability
None This Pokémon cannot be obtained.
Common Goldune Desert
Uncommon
Fossil
Rare
One

Held items

Held item(s)
None This Pokémon cannot be found holding an item.
Common
Uncommon
Rare
Always

Stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 67
127 - 174 244 - 338
Attack: 58
56 - 121 108 - 236
Defense: 50
49 - 112 94 - 218
Sp.Atk: 49
48 - 111 92 - 216
Sp.Def: 71
68 - 135 132 - 265
Speed: 30
31 - 90 58 - 174
Total: 325   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions, this Pokémon is:
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost ½×
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Doubly resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost ½×
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost ½×
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Damaged normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost ½×
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost ½×
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Doubly weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost ½×
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None

Learnset

By leveling up

By leveling up
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Start Astonish Ghost Physical 30 100% 15
Start Sand Attack Ground Status 100% 35
3 Torment Dark Status 100% 15
6 Sand Tomb Ground Physical 35 85% 15
9 Yawn Normal Status —% 10
12 Feint Attack Dark Physical 60 —% 20
15 Bulldoze Ground Physical 60 100% 20
18 Camouflage Normal Status —% 20
21 Minimize Normal Status —% 10
24 Payback Dark Physical 50 100% 10
28 Quicksand Ground Special 35 85% 15
32 Sandstorm Rock Status —% 10
36 Infestation Bug Special 20 100% 20
40 Body Slam Normal Physical 85 100% 15
44 Knock Off Dark Physical 65 100% 20
48 Earthquake Ground Physical 100 100% 10
53 Nasty Plot Dark Status —% 20
55 Fissure Ground Physical —% 5
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Sandster obtained at level 1
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Sandster
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Sandster

By TM/HM

By TM/HM
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TMNormal TM05 Roar Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMPoison TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
TMNormal TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TMFire TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TMDark TM12 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TMNormal TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMNormal TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TMRock TM23 Smack Down Rock Physical 05050 100}}100% 15
TMGround TM26 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
TMNormal TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TMGround TM28 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TMGhost TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost Special 08080 100}}100% 15
TMNormal TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
TMRock TM37 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMRock TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TMDark TM41 Torment Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TMNormal TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TMFire TM43 Flame Charge Fire Physical 05050 100}}100% 20
TMPsychic TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMNormal TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TMDark TM46 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TMNormal TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TMNormal TM49 Echoed Voice Normal Special 04040 100}}100% 15
TMFire TM50 Overheat Fire Special 130130 090}}90% 5
TMDark TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TMFire TM59 Incinerate Fire Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TMDark TM60 Quash Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TMFire TM61 Will-O-Wisp Fire Status 0000 085}}85% 15
TMDark TM63 Embargo Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TMNormal TM64 Explosion Normal Physical 250250 100}}100% 5
TMDark TM66 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
TMGround TM78 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TMRock TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TMNormal TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
TMNormal TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMDark TM95 Snarl Dark Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TMDark TM98 Dark Matter Dark Special 06565 00—}}—% 10
TMGround TM100 Quicksand Ground Special 03535 090}}90% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Sandster
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Sandster

By breeding

By tutoring

By Move Tutor
 Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Cost 
Ancient Power Rock Special 60 100% 5 None
Earth Power Ground Special 90 100% 10 None
Endeavor Normal Physical 100% 5 None
Fire Punch Fire Physical 75 100% 15 None
Heat Wave Fire Special 95 90% 10 None
Knock Off Dark Physical 65 100% 25 None
Mud-Slap Ground Special 20 100% 10 None
Ominous Wind Ghost Special 60 100% 5 None
Pain Split Normal Status —% 20 None
Snore Normal Special 50 100% 15 None
Spite Ghost Status 100% 10 None
Sucker Punch Dark Physical 80 100% 5 None
Trick Psychic Status 100% 10 None
Uproar Normal Special 90 100% 10 None
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Sandster
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Sandster

Evolution

SandsterFront
Unevolved
Sandster
 Ground  Dark 
Bag Rare Candy Sprite
Level 29
MonstuneFront
First evolution
Monstune
 Ground  Dark 

Trivia

  • Its cry is identical to Diglett's.

Origin

Sandster is based on Quicksand and the pokemon Grimer.

=== Name origin ===

Sandster is a combination of the words sand and monster.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japanese
German
Spanish
French
Italian

External Links

CassandMini #831: Cassand
Pokémon
#833: Monstune MonstuneMini

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