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セキ Seki
Legends Arceus Adaman.png
Art from Legends: Arceus
Gender Male
Eye color Brown
Hair color Blue, green, blonde
Hometown Diamond Settlement
Region Hisui
Relatives Unnamed grandfather
Trainer class Clan Leader
Generation VIII
Games Legends: Arceus
Member of Diamond Clan
Rank Leader
Game animation cameos Two Hues

Adaman (Japanese: セキ Seki) is the leader of the Diamond Clan. He has a rivalry with Irida, who leads the opposing Pearl Clan.

In the core series


Adaman sends all his Pokémon out against the player. Like all members of the Diamond Clan, he does not keep his Pokémon partners in Poké Balls.

First battle

Second battle

Umbreon and Vaporeon have effort level 3 in their Defense and Sp. Defense stats.

Third battle

This battle was made available in version 1.1.0. It is a one-on-three match where the player must only use Origin Forme Dialga.

Path of Tenacity

These fights are made available in version 1.1.0 after clearing Request 106: "Adaman's Hope".

First clear

Second clear

Third clear

Fourth clear

Subsequent clears


Main article: Adaman/Quotes


Adaman concept art.jpg Hisuian Snow Adaman and Mai.png
Concept art from Legends: Arceus by take Illustration from Two Hues

In the TCG

This listing is of cards mentioning or featuring Adaman or his Pokémon in the Pokémon Trading Card Game.

Other related cards
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a silver background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Rarity # Japanese
Rarity #
Adaman Su Astral Radiance Rare Holo 135/189 Time Gazer R 064/067
Astral Radiance Rare Ultra 181/189 Time Gazer SR 077/067
Astral Radiance Rare Rainbow 199/189 Time Gazer HR 083/067
      VSTAR Universe   155/172
Crown Zenith GGU GG57/GG70 VSTAR Universe SAR 240/172
Friends in Hisui Su Crown Zenith Uncommon 130/159 VSTAR Universe   160/172
Crown Zenith Rare Ultra 148/159 VSTAR Universe SR 249/172


  • Adaman, along with Irida, was designed by take.[1]


Language Name Origin
Japanese セキ Seki From 金剛石 kongōseki (diamond)
English Adaman From adamant (archaic term for diamond)
German Diam From Diamant (diamond)
Spanish Adamas From ἀδάμας adámās (Ancient Greek for adamant)
French Adamantin From adamantin (adamantine)
Italian Damon From adamantino (adamant)
Korean 찬석 Chanseok From 찬석 (鑽石) chanseok (alternate name for diamond)
Chinese (Mandarin) 剛石 / 刚石 Gāngshí From 金剛石 / 金刚石 jīngāngshí / gāmgōngsehk (diamond)
Chinese (Cantonese) 剛石 Gōngsehk
Russian Адаман Adaman Transcription from his English name
Brazilian Portuguese Ádamo From Άδαμος Ádamo (Ancient Greek for Adam)


Leader: Adaman (Masters)
Wardens: MaiArezuIscanMelliSabi
Former members: Clover
Locations: Diamond Settlement

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