Sandygast is one of the strange looking Pokémon in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. As the name suggests, it is like living sand and has all the surface features. It is a ghost and ground-type Pokémon, making it one of the best options against normal, fighting, electric, poison, bug, and rock-type Pokémon. Getting to Sandygast can be tricky because you have to travel to specific locations. This isn’t one of the first Pokémon games, so you have to be ahead of the game a bit. Here’s how you can find and catch Sandygast Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.
How to catch Sandygast in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
To catch Sandygast, you need to go to its habitat locations. As a sandy Pokémon, you can only find it on certain beaches in the world. South Province (Area Five) is a good place to find it. If you travel to that location, you will find many Sandygasts roaming around.
Additionally, these Pokémon don’t come out during rain, so only visit the location when it’s not raining. You probably won’t see Sandygast on the beach, but if you don’t, visit again after a few hours. You can try to go to a different location and fast travel back to the South Province (Area), or you can go to a different home location.
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When you see a Sandygast, approach it or throw a Pokeball to start the battle. During the battle, try to damage it as much as possible. It’s worth noting that Sandygast is weak against water, grass, ice, ghost, and dark-type Pokémon. You can use that knowledge and damage it more efficiently. When the health is low enough, throw a Pokeball to take it out. When escaping, try to throw a good Pokeball.