SandYanmamon is an Insectoid Digimon. It is a species of Yanmamon that lives in the desert. Unlike Yanmamon, it has a carefree personality, but is merciless against Digimon that enter its territory.[2] It hides in sandstorms.[3]


  • Desert Storm (Desert Wind): Generates a small sandstorm by flapping its wings intensely.
  • Flying Breaker[4] (Flying Break)
  • Bottom Cutter
  • Stun Ray (Polymer Touch) Stuns the opponent.
  • Electro Shocker (Mega Blaster): Fires an electrical ball at enemies.


SandYanmamon's design is derived from the jumbo dragonfly (Anotogaster sieboldii). It has two arms that each end in a single grey talon and four legs. It has a pair of large, green eyes with a pair of smaller, green eyes between them and three-toothed mandibles on the sides of its mouth. It is grey in coloration with black muscle in the brachium of its arms and its thighs.

In Digimon Adventure:, SandYanmamon are incorrectly depicted with Yanmamon's colors.


SandYammamon (サンドヤンマモン)

Official romanization given by the Digimon Reference Book and used in Japanese media.

  • (En:) Sand.
  • (Ja:) Corruption of Oniyanma (鬼蜻蜓? lit. "Jumbo dragonfly (Anotogaster sieboldii)").

Name used in American English media.

  • (En:) Sand.
  • (Ja:) Oniyanma (鬼蜻蜓? lit. "Jumbo dragonfly (Anotogaster sieboldii)").


Digimon Adventure:

When Birdramon is flying Sora Takenouchi, Joe Kido, Gomamon, Matt Ishida, and Gabumon through the desert they are suddenly attacked by two SandYanmamon, which forces Birdramon to land and revert back to Biyomon. Just as Gabumon was about to fight them, they are destroyed by a SkullScorpionmon that appeared from underground. Another SandYanmamon flies through the desert alongside a Soundbirdmon. Later Birdramon and Ikkakumon are attacked by three SandYanmamon however they are destroyed by Birdramon and Garurumon, who joins the battle after Birdramon had been reverted back to Biyomon by the SkullScorpionmon. The Wolf Standing Atop the Desert

Digimon World

It appears as wild digimon in Great Canyon Top Area. Its signature attack is Spinning Shot, Hurricane, and Megalo Spark.

Digimon World 2

SandYanmamon appears as a wild digimon. It can't digivolve further.

Digimon World 3

SandYanmamon only appear as a card with 7/6, Red card.

Digimon Digital Card Battle

SandYanmamon is Rare speciality card, and its support effect is "Opponent uses circle, reduce opponent's attack power -100"

Digimon World Dawn and Dusk

SandYanmamon is #170, and is a Champion-level, Tank-class, Insect-Plant-species Digimon with a resistance to the Lightning element and weakness to the Metal element. Its basic stats are 156 HP, 175 MP, 92 Attack, 104 Defense, 77 Spirit, 76 Speed, and 44 Aptitude. It possesses the Protect 3 and Sniper 2 traits.

It dwells in the Limit Valley.

SandYanmamon digivolves from Tentomon. In order to digivolve to SandYanmamon, your Digimon must be at least level 18, with 250 Insect-Plant experience and 90 defense.

SandYanmamon can DNA digivolve to Scorpiomon with Snimon, to Okuwamon with Yanmamon or Musyamon, or to Gigadramon with DarkLizamon.

Notes and References

  1. SandYanmamon is a Rookie Digimon in Digimon World.
  2. Digimon Reference Book: SandYammamon
  3. Digimon World Dawn and Dusk.
  4. This attack retains its original name of "Flying Break" on St-108.