Beyond the Clouds of Sand (砂塵の果て Sajin no Hate?, also known as The End of the Sandstorm) is Phase-21 (Phase-20 in the HD Remaster) of Mobile Suit Gundam SEED. It first aired on February 22, 2003 (May 13, 2012 for the HD Remaster version) in Japan.
A battle between the Lesseps and the Desert Dawn commences. Kira and the Desert Tiger fight a battle where they realize the pain of having an enemy who is not an abstraction. With the Strike's power almost depleted, Kira has no choice but to destroy Andrew's TMF/A-803 LaGOWE or die himself.
- Mechs Introduced: TMF/A-803 LaGOWE
HD Remaster Changes
- One of the Lesseps-class's parts on where the TFA-2 ZuOOT was standing behind was removed.
- Newly Animated/Redrawn scenes:
- The Aile Strike slicing the BuCue in half.
- The Aile Strike shots down the BuCue after kicking the unit's head off.
- A closer view on the Lesseps-class with the Duel and Buster standing on it.
- The Strike (with the Armor Schneider) charging to LaGOWE.
- The Strike stabbing the LaGOWE.
- One scene of the Strike before the ending credits.