Diamond Storm (move)

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Diamond Storm
ダイヤストーム Dia Storm
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Type  Rock
Category  Physical
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  100
Accuracy  95%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects all adjacent foes, but not allies
Availability
Introduced  Generation VI
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  0  
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Excites the audience a lot if used last.

Diamond Storm (Japanese: ダイヤストーム Dia Storm) is a damage-dealing Rock-type move introduced in Generation VI. It is the signature move of Diancie.

Effect

Generation VI

Diamond Storm deals damage. It has a 50% chance to raise the user's Defense by one stage for each Pokémon that it hits. If it increases the user's Defense stat more than once from a single use, the stat raising animation will only play once, but a message stating that its Defense rose will appear for each increase.

Generation VII

Diamond Storm now has a 50% chance to raise the user's Defense by two stages if it hits.

Description

Games Description
XYORAS The user whips up a storm of diamonds to damage opposing Pokémon. This may also raise the user's Defense stat.
SM The user whips up a storm of diamonds to damage opposing Pokémon. This may also sharply raise the user’s Defense stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
719 Diancie Diancie
RockIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 50 50
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In the anime

None.png Diancie Diamond Storm.png Mega Diancie Diamond Storm.png None.png
Diancie Mega Diancie
The user fires a violet burst of rocks at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
719 Diancie Diancie compresses the carbon in the air by bringing its hands closer to its head and a pink energy is formed between its hands. The energy gets converted into diamonds as Diancie takes its hands away.
A wild Diancie Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction Debut
719M Diancie Mega Diancie compresses the carbon in the air by bringing its hands closer to its head and a pink energy is formed between its hands. The energy gets converted into diamonds as Mega Diancie takes its hands away.
A wild Diancie Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


Trivia

  • Diamond Storm is the only Rock-type move introduced in Generation VI.
  • Diamond Storm is the only move that can raise the user's stats more than once from a single use.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 鑽石風暴 Jyunsehk Fūngbouh
Mandarin 鑽石風暴 / 钻石风暴 Zuànshí Fēngbào
France Flag.png French Orage Adamantin
Germany Flag.png German Diamantsturm
Italy Flag.png Italian Diamantempesta
South Korea Flag.png Korean 다이아스톰 Dia Storm
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Tempestade Diamante
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Tornado de Diamantes
Spain Flag.png Spanish Torm. Diamantes


Variations of the move Sacred Fire
Physical Diamond StormSacred Fire


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