The ability holder's evasion increases by 20% in a sandstorm. The ability holder is also immune to sandstorm damage if they aren't already immune.
Outside of Battle
If the ability holder leads the party, the player is 50% less likely to encounter wild Pokémon in a sandstorm.
Pokémon with the Ability
As a Hidden Ability
- Snow Cloak is similar to Sand Veil, but acitvates under Hail.
- Sand Veil, Sand Force and Sand Rush are the three abilities positively affected by sandstorm.