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'''Sandile''' (Japanese: '''メグロコ''' ''Meguroco'') is a {{type|Ground}}/{{type|Dark}}-type [[Pokémon (creature)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation V]].
   
'''Sandile''' (Japanese: '''メグロコ''' ''Meguroco'') class is Desert Crocodile Pokémon. It is a {{type|Ground}}/{{type|Dark}}-type from [[Generation V]]. It will appear in [[Pokémon Black and White]]. Its abilities are [[Moxie]], which raises the users attack when their opponent has fainted, and [[Intimidate]]. It learns the attacks [[Assurance]] and [[Sandstorm]].
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==Biology==
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===Physiology===
==Appearance==
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Sandile largely resembles a crocodile. It has what appears to be a black stripe near its eyes in the appearance of a mask, and is mainly a light brownish tan with black striped through its body. On its belly it can be noted that a pink replaces the tan shade, though the stripes continue regularly. It has four legs, a short tail, and three claws to each foot. Its eyes don't seem to have any sort of coloring besides black, and it has large nostrils. No teeth show when its mouth is closed.
Sandile largely resembles a crocodile. It has what appears to be a black stripe near its eyes in the appearance of a mask, and is mainly a light tanish brown with black striped through its body. On its belly it can be noted that a pink replaces the tan shade, though the stripes continue regularly. It has four legs, a short tail, and three claws to each foot. Its eyes don't seem to have any sort of coloring besides black, and it has large nostrils. No teeth show when its mouth is closed.
 
 
==In the anime==
 
[[File:Cute, yet sad, Sandile..PNG|thumb|Sandile in anime that lost his sunglasses]]
 
Sandile first appeared in ''[[BW003: A Sandile Gusher of Change|A Sandile Gusher of Change]]'', where a group of Sandile were causing trouble at a hot spring resort. However, it later transpired that the Sandile were trying to warn of impending danger and, with the help of [[Ash Ketchum|Ash]] and his friends, were able to save the Pokémon in the area. The [[Sunglasses Krokorok|leader of the gang]] sports sunglasses, much like [[Ash's Squirtle]], and has since featured in several episodes.
 
   
 
==Evolution==
 
==Evolution==
 
'''Sandile''' [[Evolution|evolves]] into [[Krokorok]] at level 29. It then evolves into [[Krookodile]] at level 40.
 
'''Sandile''' [[Evolution|evolves]] into [[Krokorok]] at level 29. It then evolves into [[Krookodile]] at level 40.
   
{{Family|[[File:551.png]]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[[File:552.png|link=Krokorok]]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[[File:553.png|link=Krookodile]]}}
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==Anime==
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[[File:Cute, yet sad, Sandile..PNG|thumb|Sandile in anime that lost his sunglasses]]
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Sandile first appeared in ''[[BW003: A Sandile Gusher of Change!|A Sandile Gusher of Change]]'', where a group of Sandile were causing trouble at a hot spring resort. However, it later transpired that the Sandile were trying to warn of impending danger and, with the help of [[Ash Ketchum|Ash]] and his friends, were able to save the Pokémon in the area. The [[Ash's Krookodile|leader of the gang]] sports sunglasses, much like [[Ash's Squirtle]], and has since featured in several episodes.
   
 
==Game Info==
 
==Game Info==
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|black=They live buried in the sands of the desert. The sun-warmed sands prevent their body temperature from dropping.
 
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|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 dessert sands in order to keep their body temperature from dropping.
 
|black 2=They live hidden under hot dessert sands in order to keep their body temperature from dropping.
 
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===Learnset===
 
===Learnset===
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====Leveling====
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|40|[[Sandstorm]]|-|-|10|{{type|Rock}}|{{Damage Category|Status}}
 
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|43|'''[[Earthquake]]'''|100|100|10|{{type|Ground}}|{{Damage Category|Physical}}
 
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===Sprites===
 
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* Sandile seems to be based on a crocodile. Perhaps more specifically, a Nile crocodile or a literal interpretation of the mugger crocodile, an actual species of crocodile.
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*This Pokémon was revealed along with six other Pokémon in July's issue of CoroCoro on June 11, 2010.
* Sandile may be a combination of ''me (eye)'', 黑 ''guro (black)'', and 子 ''ko (child)'', due to it being black-eyed.
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*No other Pokémon shares the same type combination as Sandile apart from its evolutions.
* This Pokémon was revealed along with six other [[Pokémon]] in July's issue of CoroCoro on June 11, 2010.
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*Sandile and its two evolutionary forms are the second Pokémon family based on a crocodile; the first being [[Totodile]] and its [[Croconaw|evolutionary]] [[Feraligatr|forms]].
* No other Pokémon shares the same type combination as Sandile apart from its evolutions, although [[Tyranitar]] is similar.
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* Sandile and its two evolutionary forms are the second Pokémon family based on a crocodile; the first being [[Totodile]] and its [[Croconaw|evolutionary]] [[Feraligatr|forms]].
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===Origin===
* Sandile's name comes from the words "sand" (since it lives in sandy deserts and is colored like it) and the last four letters in "crocodile".
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Sandile is based on a baby crocodile. Perhaps more specifically, a Nile crocodile or a literal interpretation of the mugger crocodile, an actual species of crocodile.
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===Etymology===
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Sandile's name comes from the words "sand" (since it lives in sandy deserts and is colored like it) and the last four letters in "crocodile".
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Sandile's Japanese name may be a combination of 目 ''me (eye)'', 黑 ''guro (black)'', and 子 ''ko (child)'', due to it being black-eyed.
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==Gallery==
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551Sandile_BW_anime.png
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551Meguroco Dream.png
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Sunglasses Sandile.png
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Sunglasses Sandile Bite.png
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Sunglasses Sandile Dig.png
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</gallery>
   
 
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Latest revision as of 23:11, December 18, 2014

Type(s)
Type Ground  Type Dark
Species Desert Croc Pokémon
Abilities Moxie
Intimidate
Anger Point (DW)
Pokédex
Basculin ← 551 → Krokorok
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova 057/099 Coastal Kalos 043
Evolves From None
Evolves Into Krokorok
Sandile
551
メグロコ Meguroko
551Sandile
Generation V
Evolutionary Line
551552553
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
33.5 lbs. 15.2 kg 2'04" 0.7 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Brown Field
Body Style Footprint
Body08
F551
Cry

Sandile (Japanese: メグロコ Meguroco) is a Ground/Dark-type Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

Sandile largely resembles a crocodile. It has what appears to be a black stripe near its eyes in the appearance of a mask, and is mainly a light brownish tan with black striped through its body. On its belly it can be noted that a pink replaces the tan shade, though the stripes continue regularly. It has four legs, a short tail, and three claws to each foot. Its eyes don't seem to have any sort of coloring besides black, and it has large nostrils. No teeth show when its mouth is closed.

EvolutionEdit

Sandile evolves into Krokorok at level 29. It then evolves into Krookodile at level 40.

AnimeEdit

Cute, yet sad, Sandile.

Sandile in anime that lost his sunglasses

Sandile first appeared in A Sandile Gusher of Change, where a group of Sandile were causing trouble at a hot spring resort. However, it later transpired that the Sandile were trying to warn of impending danger and, with the help of Ash and his friends, were able to save the Pokémon in the area. The leader of the gang sports sunglasses, much like Ash's Squirtle, and has since featured in several episodes.

Game InfoEdit

Game LocationsEdit

Sandile Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Black/White Relic Castle, Route 4, Desert Resort Common
Black 2/White 2 Relic Castle, Route 4, Desert Resort Common
X/Y Route 9 Common


Pokédex EntriesEdit

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
They live hidden under hot dessert sands in order to keep their body temperature from dropping.
White 2
They live hidden under hot dessert sands in order to keep their body temperature from dropping.
X
It moves along below the sand's surface, except for its nose and eyes. A dark membrane shields its eyes from the sun.
Y
They live buried in the sands of the desert. The sun-warmed sands prevent their body temperature from dropping.


LearnsetEdit

LevelingEdit

Leveling Generation V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Leer - -% 30 Ground Status


1 Rage 20 100% 20 Normal Physical


4 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical


7 Sand-Attack - 100% 15 Ground Status


10 Torment - 100% 15 Dark Status


13 Sand Tomb 35 85% 15 Ground Physical


16 Assurance 50 100% 10 Dark Physical


19 Mud-Slap 20 100% 10 Ground Special


22 Embargo - 100% 15 Dark Status


25 Swagger - 90% 15 Normal Status


28 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical


31 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical


34 Scary Face - 100% 10 Normal Status


37 Foul Play - 100% 15 Dark Physical


40 Sandstorm - -% 10 Rock Status


43 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical


46 Thrash 120 100% 10 Normal Physical


Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

SpritesEdit

Version
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Sandile BW SandileBackBW
Shiny Sandile BW Shiny Sandile BW Back
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
SandileXY SandileBackXY
SandileShinyXY SandileBackShinyXY

TriviaEdit

  • This Pokémon was revealed along with six other Pokémon in July's issue of CoroCoro on June 11, 2010.
  • No other Pokémon shares the same type combination as Sandile apart from its evolutions.
  • Sandile and its two evolutionary forms are the second Pokémon family based on a crocodile; the first being Totodile and its evolutionary forms.

OriginEdit

Sandile is based on a baby crocodile. Perhaps more specifically, a Nile crocodile or a literal interpretation of the mugger crocodile, an actual species of crocodile.

EtymologyEdit

Sandile's name comes from the words "sand" (since it lives in sandy deserts and is colored like it) and the last four letters in "crocodile".

Sandile's Japanese name may be a combination of 目 me (eye), 黑 guro (black), and 子 ko (child), due to it being black-eyed.

GalleryEdit

SourcesEdit


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