Basculin < Sandile > Krokorok

Species Type
Desert Croc Pokémon Ground.pngDark.png
Number Ability
#551 Intimidate/Moxie
Anger Point
Height Weight
2'4" (0.7m) 33.5 lbs (15.2kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Krokorok
Egg Group Catch Rate
Field 180
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Attack Point

Sandile (メグロコ) is the 57th Pokémon in the Unova Pokédex. It is a Ground/Dark Type, and it is known as the Desert Croc Pokémon.

Sandile's Abilities are Intimidate, which lowers the opponent's Attack stat by one stage upon this Pokémon's entry into battle, an effect that works on both opponents in a Double Battle except on Pokémon with the Clear Body, Hyper Cutter or White Smoke abilities; and Moxie, which increases the Attack stat by one stage when the Pokémon KO's another Pokémon. Sandile's Hidden Ability is the Anger Point Ability, which increases the Attack stat to its maximum level upon taking a Critical Hit.

Sandile have the potential of evolving twice. Its first opportunity comes at Level 29, which is when it can evolve into Krokorok. At Level 40, it can evolve a second time into Krookodile.

Sandile is in the Field Egg Group, and it will take approximately 5,120 steps for its Egg to hatch. It takes Sandile 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Sandile takes the form of a small brown crocodile with black stripes.

[edit] Gender Differences

Sandile doesn't have any distinguishable characteristics to help differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Sandile can be found at Route 4, Desert Resort, and Relic Castle in Black and White. In Black 2 and White 2, Sandile can be found at Route 4, Desert Resort and Relic Cave.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Sandile appears at Sea Song Beach in the Cove Area in PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond. It can be befriended by defeating Krokorok, after which you'll be able to call Sandile into battle.

Sandile appears within the Earth Nation, Pointy Rock Nation, and Shadow Nation in Pokémon Conquest.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Sandile appear in five sets and Japanese promotional set Journey Friends, a McDonalds Promo, the Everyone's Exciting Battle gift set, and the Black/White Promo set. Sandile is listed as a Common Card in the Black&White, Emerging Powers, Dark Explorers, Plasma Freeze and XY sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Sandile has already had a few appearances in the Best Wishes Anime. Its first was in the episode A Sandile Gusher of Change, in which a group of Sandile were trapped by a flash-flood of boiling hot water, but were able to help rescue some Wild Pokémon with Ash's assistance. One of these Sandile would begin to follow Ash and company, appearing in a few other episodes until evolving into Krokorok prior to appearing in the episode Battling the Bully!.

[edit] Movies

Sandile has yet to make an appearance in the Movies.

[edit] Manga

Sandile's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Sandile is listed in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it hasn't evolved yet.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Black/White 40% Route 4
Desert Resort: Entrance
Desert Resort: Desert
Black/White 50% Relic Castle: 1F & B1
Black2/White2 30% Desert Resort: Entrance
Desert Resort: Entrance
Relic Castle: Maze
Black2/White2 35% Route 4
Black2/White2 40% Relic Castle: 1F & B1

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red
II Gold
III Ruby
IV Diamond
V 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 They live hidden under hot desert sands in order to keep their body temperature from dropping.
White 2 They live hidden under hot desert sands in order to keep their body temperature from dropping.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
. 210 304 .
134 149 243 267
67 75 169 185
Sp. Atk
67 75 169 185
Sp. Def
67 75 169 185
121 135 229 251

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Leer Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
Start Rage Normal.gif 20 100 Physical.png
4 Bite Dark.gif 60 100 Physical.png
7 Sand-Attack Ground.gif N/A 100 Other.png
10 Torment Dark.gif N/A 100 Other.png
13 Sand Tomb Ground.gif 35 85 Physical.png
16 Assurance Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
19 Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Special.png
22 Embargo Dark.gif N/A 100 Other.png
25 Swagger Normal.gif N/A 90 Other.png
28 Crunch Dark.gif 80 100 Physical.png
31 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
34 Scary Face Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
37 Foul Play Dark.gif 95 100 Physical.png
40 Sandstorm Rock.gif N/A N/A Other.png
43 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
46 Thrash Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
TM05 Roar Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM12 Taunt Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM26 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM28 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.png
TM41 Torment Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM46 Thief Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM59 Incinerate Fire.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM63 Embargo Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM66 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.gif 100 80 Physical.png
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM95 Snarl Dark.gif 55 95 Special.png
HM01 Cut Normal.gif 50 95 Physical.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Rock Climb Normal.gif 90 85 Physical.png
Pursuit Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Uproar Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png
Fire Fang Fire.gif 65 95 Physical.png
Thunder Fang Electric.gif 65 95 Physical.png
Beat Up Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Focus Energy Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Counter Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Mean Look Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Aqua Tail Water.gif 90 90 Physical.png
Dark Pulse Dark.gif 80 100 Special.png
Earth Power Ground.gif 90 100 Special.png
Foul Play Dark.gif 95 100 Physical.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snatch Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Spite Ghost.gif -- 100 Other.png
Stealth Rock Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Uproar Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Sandile Krokorok Krookodile
Level 29 -- Level 40

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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