Mog using Sandstorm as a Dance (GBA).

A geomancy skill that inflicts damage with the power of dust.

Final Fantasy Tactics description

Sandstorm (サンドストーム, Sando Sutōmu?), also known as Dust, Dust Storm, Sand Storm (すなあらし or 砂嵐, Suna Arashi?) is a recurring spell. It has occurred most commonly as an enemy ability, but also as a Blue Magic spell, White Magic spell and an ability Geomancers can use. The attack is most commonly associated with the Earth element and the status Blind, but can sometimes be Wind-elemental or both Earth and Wind elemental.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy V[edit | edit source]

Sandstorm is an ability used in the Gaia command. It inflicts Wind and Earth-elemental damage to all enemies, as well as having the ability to inflict Blind. It is used in desert terrain.

Final Fantasy VI[edit | edit source]

Sandstorm is an enemy ability used by Fossil Dragon, Black Dragon, Slagworm, and Sandhorse. It is also a Dance ability that Mog can learn through the Desert Lullaby dance. It inflicts moderate Wind-elemental damage to all targets. Gau can also use this attack if he selects the Sandhorse or Fossil Dragon rage.

Final Fantasy VII[edit | edit source]

Sandstorm is an attack known by the Sea Worm and Land Worm. It inflicts Earth-elemental damage as well as the Blind status to the entire party.

Final Fantasy VIII[edit | edit source]

Sandstorm is a skill used by Adamantoises, which attempts to inflict Blind on the party as well as physical damage. Fastitocalon also uses a sandstorm attack to deal non-elemental magical damage to all party members.

Final Fantasy IX[edit | edit source]

Sandstorm is a skill known by the Sand Golem, Antlion, and Land Worm enemies. It deals damage and blinds all party members. When used by the Antlion, it reduces the party's HP to single digits.

Final Fantasy XI[edit | edit source]

Sandstorm is an enemy ability that kicks up a blinding dust cloud on targets in an area of effect. It is used by the Antica family.

Final Fantasy XII[edit | edit source]

Sandstorm is an enemy ability that inflicts Lightning-elemental damage. It is used by Bangaa Pugilist, Bangaa Thief, Baknamy (sword), Dark Lord, Forbidden, Grave Lord, High Reaver, Judge, Larva Eater, Reaver, and Rinok.

Final Fantasy Tactics[edit | edit source]

Sandstorm is a skill that can be learned by the Geomancer job. A Geomancer standing on either the Sand, Stalactite, or Salt Flat terrain tile will use Sandstorm to deal non-elemental damage with a chance of inflicting Blind to any enemy units within five squares. It costs 150 JP to master.

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance[edit | edit source]

Dark tornado. Damages and inflicts darkness.

Description

Sandstorm is an ability known by the Antlion enemies. It deals Earth-elemental damage and blinds units around the user.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift[edit | edit source]

Sandstorm is a Blue Magic spell. It deals Earth-elemental damage and blinds units but is now a ranged area spell, upwards to 4 tiles away. It can be learned from most monsters of the Antlion species and costs 12 MP to cast.

Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light[edit | edit source]

Sandstorm is the Sand Devil's signature ability. The attack deals minor Earth-elemental damage to all enemies of the opposing party and has a chance of inflicting Blind.

Bravely Default[edit | edit source]

Sandstorm is a Genome ability that deals an earth physical attack on all enemies that has a 50% chance to Blind each target. It is learned from Sand Worm. It costs 20 MP to use.

Final Fantasy Dimensions[edit | edit source]

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Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Brave Exvius[edit | edit source]

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World of Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

Sandstorm is an active physical ability that inflicts physical earth damage, wind damage and Blindness on all targets for 6 AP. It can be used by Sand Worm and Sandicore.

Chocobo no Fushigi na Dungeon[edit | edit source]

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

A sand storm or dust storm is a meteorological phenomenon common in arid and semi-arid regions. Dust storms arise when a gust front or other strong wind blows loose sand and dirt from a dry surface.

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