Dialga (Pokémon)

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Pokémon
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Dialga
ディアルガ Dialga
#483
150
Artwork from Diamond/Pearl
Type
Steel Dragon
Category
Temporal Pokémon
Ability
Pressure
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,250,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Johto
#—
Hoenn
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Sinnoh
#149
Regional Browser numbers
Height
17′09″
Imperial
5.4 m
Metric
Weight
1505.8 lbs.
Imperial
683.0 kg
Metric
Dex color
White
Catch rate
30 (3.9%)
Body style
BodyUnknown.png
Footprint
 F483.png 
Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
Undiscovered group 1 cycles*
(255 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 220 Battle Exp.: 2201*

Dialga (Japanese: ディアルガ Dialga) is a Steel/Dragon-type Legendary Pokémon.

Dialga is the version mascot of Pokémon Diamond, appearing on the boxart.

Biology

Physiology

Dialga is somewhat dinosaur-like. It is mainly black/dark blue with some gray metallic portions, such as its chestplate, which has a diamond in the center. It also has various blue spots. It has a somewhat wing-like structure on its back, and a crest on its head, resembling a type of dinosaur. Dialga also has long claws and a short tail.

Gender differences

Dialga is a genderless species.

Special abilities

Dialga has the ability to warp time.

Behavior

Habitat

Diet

In the anime

Dialga appears in the tenth movie of the Pokémon anime along with Palkia. It fights with Palkia and Darkrai, nearly destroying Alamos Town.

In the manga

In Pocket Monsters DP, Hareta and Mitsumi set out on a journey with the intention of finding the god-like Pokémon, Dialga. Oddly, Palkia does not receive a mention.

In the TCG

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold {{{golddex}}}
Silver {{{silverdex}}}
Crystal {{{crystaldex}}}
Stadium 2 Unknown
Generation III
Ruby {{{rubydex}}}
Sapphire {{{sapphiredex}}}
Emerald {{{emeralddex}}}
FireRed {{{firereddex}}}
LeafGreen {{{leafgreendex}}}
Generation IV
Diamond It has the power to control time. It appears in Sinnoh-region myths as an ancient deity.
Pearl Dialga bears the legend that time began to flow at the moment it was born.
Platinum {{{platinumdex}}}
HeartGold {{{heartgolddex}}}
SoulSilver {{{soulsilverdex}}}
Generation V
Black {{{blackdex}}}
White {{{whitedex}}}
Black 2 {{{black2dex}}}
White 2 {{{white2dex}}}
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation I
Red Blue
None Trade
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
None Trade
Generation II
Gold Silver
None Trade
Crystal
None Trade
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
None Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
One Spear Pillar (Diamond only)
Platinum
None Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
None
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
None Trade
Black 2 White 2
None Trade
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
100
160 - 207 310 - 404
120
112 - 189 220 - 372
120
112 - 189 220 - 372
150
139 - 222 274 - 438
100
94 - 167 184 - 328
90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Total:
680
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Type effectiveness

Template:DP type effectiveness

Learnset

By level up

Game Generation IV
Start Dragonbreath
Scary Face
10 Metal Claw
20 Ancientpower
30 Dragon Claw
40 Roar of Time
50 Heal Block
60 Earth Power
70 Slash
80 Flash Cannon
90 Aura Sphere

By TM/HM

Game Generation IV
TM02 Dragon Claw
TM05 Roar
TM06 Toxic
TM08 Bulk Up
TM10 Hidden Power
TM11 Sunny Day
TM13 Ice Beam
TM14 Blizzard
TM15 Hyper Beam
TM17 Protect
TM18 Rain Dance
TM20 Safeguard
TM21 Frustration
TM23 Iron Tail
TM24 Thunderbolt
TM25 Thunder
TM26 Earthquake
TM27 Return
TM31 Brick Break
TM32 Double Team
TM34 Shock Wave
TM35 Flamethrower
TM37 Sandstorm
TM38 Fire Blast
TM39 Rock Tomb
TM40 Aerial Ace
TM42 Facade
TM43 Secret Power
TM44 Rest
TM50 Overheat
TM58 Endure
TM59 Dragon Pulse
TM65 Shadow Claw
TM68 Giga Impact
TM70 Flash
TM71 Stone Edge
TM73 Thunder Wave
TM76 Stealth Rock
TM77 Psych Up
TM80 Rock Slide
TM82 Sleep Talk
TM83 Natural Gift
TM87 Swagger
TM90 Substitute
TM91 Flash Cannon
TM92 Trick Room
HM01 Cut
HM04 Strength
HM06 Rock Smash

By tutoring

Evolution

Template:EvoChart Box

Trivia

  • Dialga's US name, although many had already guessed it, was officialy revealed on January 20th 2006, along with Palkia's name.
  • Dialga is one of two spacetime Pokémon created by Arceus. The other is Palkia.
  • Despite being the creator of time, Dialga has the same catch rate as Chatot.

Origin

Dialga is based after a dragon with a diamond.

Name origin

The Dia in its name is derived from the word diamond, even though the Japanese word for diamond is ダイヤモンド daiyamondo. The "ga" part in its name may be a corruption of "gon", referring to its origin and type.

External links

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Generation III: RegirockRegiceRegisteelLatiasLatios
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Generation IV: UxieMespritAzelfDialgaPalkiaHeatranRegigigas
GiratinaCresseliaPhione*ManaphyDarkraiShayminArceus
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