The technique is a smaller, less efficient variant of the Explosive Demon Wave. Piccolo used the technique against Raditz during the first confrontation. With little effect to the Saiyan.
Video game appearances
"Create a dust-flinging Ki Wave that allows you to deactivate your opponent's lock on you or your allies!"
— Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Skill description
Dust Attack was first named in Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 where it appears as one of Piccolo's Super Skills and is a shorter burst version of Evil Explosion. It can also be obtained by the Future Warrior (Xenoverse 2) as a reward in Parallel Quest: "Heated, Furious, Ultimate Battle". It allows the user to deactivate an opponent's lock on, either on the user or their allies. They will also be blinded briefly.