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Roar of Time (Japanese: ときのほうこう Roar of Time) is a damage-dealing Dragon-type move introduced in Generation IV. It is the signature move of Dialga.
Roar of Time inflicts damage and then forces the user to recharge during the next turn. Unless this attack misses, the user will always have to recharge the next turn.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
The user will inflict heavy damage on all opposing Pokémon in the room. If it hits successfully, the user becomes paused.
|| The user blasts the foe with power that distorts even time. The user must rest on the next turn.
|| The user blasts the target with power that distorts even time. The user must rest on the next turn.
|| The user blasts the target with power that distorts even time. The user can't move on the next turn.
|Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.|
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
In other games
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
In Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, Dialga is available in a Special Mission. At the beginning of the mission, it uses Roar of Time to send the player and Wendy back in time to before the player moved to Chicole Village. If the player fails to capture Dialga within a hidden time limit, Dialga will send them back to the beginning of the mission.
Roar of Time is the only move of Dialga.
In the anime
| Shoots off the indigo beam
|| Fins on backside extend
|| Diamond glows
| The user shoots a beam of energy from its mouth capable of distorting time.
|| First Used In
|| Dialga's eyes glow orange and the diamond on its chest glows blue. The fins behind it grow larger and Dialga opens its mouth, an indigo ball forming in front of it. It then fires an indigo beam from the ball at the opponent. After the attack has been fired, the fins on its back shrink back to normal size.
| Dialga (movie)
|| The Rise of Darkrai
| A wild Dialga controlled by Cyrus
|| The Battle Finale of Legend!
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga
In the Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!! manga
In other generations
- Roar of Time has the highest base power of any Dragon-type move.
- It is the only current signature move that is a variation of Hyper Beam.
In other languages