Sandygast is a dual-type Ghost/Ground Pokémon introduced in Generation VII. It evolves into Palossand starting at level 42. Take a look below for 24 amazing and fun facts about Sandygast.
1. Sandygast is a Pokemon formed from sand.
2. It is mostly a mound of whitish sand dotted with gray pebbles.
3. A tunnel through its center acts as a mouth, and a small depression above that has two pebbles for eyes.
4. A red shovel with a white handle is stuck blade first into the top of its head.
5. On either side of its main body is a smaller mound reminiscent of a stubby arm.
6. Sandygast is born from grudges that seep into the sand, such as from Pokémon that suffer defeat in battle.
7. It can suck the life force of people or Pokémon through its mouth.
8. Apparently, in the Alola region, sticking a hand into Sandygast’s mouth is a way of proving one’s courage.
9. A person who grabs Sandygast’s shovel or puts a hand in its mouth falls under its control.
10. It uses this power to make children add sand to its body so it can become bigger.
11. A Sandygast that loses its shovel may replace it with something like a branch or a flag, but it is said to keep searching for its lost shovel.
12. Sandygast and its evolution Palossand are the only known Pokémon capable of learning the move Shore Up.
13. Sandygast has the lowest base Speed stat of all Ghost-type Pokémon.
14. Sandygast resembles a basic sand castle with a tunnel and shovel.
15. Its Shiny color variation may be based on black sand.
16. Sandygast may be a combination of sandy and ghast (evil spirit).
17. Two Sandygast debuted in A Shivering Shovel Search!. In the episode, one evolved into Palossand and the other was shown in a flashback, possessing Kiawe.
18. A Sandygast appeared in Mounting an Electrifying Charge!, where it was used to create obstacles during the Charjabug race over the desert terrain.
19. Three Sandygast appeared at Aether Paradise in Deceiving Appearances!. One of them appeared again in a video in Mission: Total Recall!. One of them physically appeared again in Don’t Ignore the Small Stufful!.
20. Three Sandygast appeared in Keeping Your Eyes on the Ball!.
21. A Sandygast appeared Got Meltan?, where Rowlet tried to use it in an attempt to replace a Meltan’s lost nut head.
22. A Trainer’s Sandygast appeared in Battling Besties!.
23. A Trainer’s Sandygast appeared in Exhibition Unmasked!.
24. Sandygast debuted in Shipwreck and “Oh, What Sharp Teeth You Have, Bruxish!”, under the ownership of Acerola. It was used to rescue Sun and Lillie after they washed ashore on Ula’ula Island. It later evolved into Palossand.