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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJIydIvSSQU

Shows Sand steam's sandstorm lasting 5 turns before subsiding.

As I said in another post, IMO not the best cure for it. Especially if more drought and drizzle users are available. but it's a nice and very welcome step.

So how do you think this will affect the meta next gen compared to the auto-weather teams of gen V?

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Well, it's probably gonna go back to the Gen III standards, albeit a bit stronger concerning weather, since back then you had to use the weather-inducing move. It's a bonus, but I don't think it's enough to stop weahter teams.

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It's definitely going to be a welcome change for trainers who dgaf about weather moves/abilities


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Bought Y and I can confirm that at least Sand Stream (so I guess it applies for all) induces a 5 turn Sandstorm. What I don't know is if this is affected by the Rock items. I don't know if they exist at all in XY, but I haven't progressed very far.

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