Shadow Force (move)

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Shadow Force
シャドーダイブ Shadow Dive
Type  Ghost
Category  Physical
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  120
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Does not affect any Pokémon*
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +3 if the Pokémon that just went hit max Voltage.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Shadow Force (Japanese: シャドーダイブ Shadow Dive) is a Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation IV. It is the signature move of Giratina.


Shadow Force causes the user to "vanish instantly" on the turn it is selected, rendering it semi-invulnerable, and then reappear the next turn to cause damage. The only circumstances in which it will not hit the target are if the target has used a move such as Dive or Fly, or if the target is Template:Type2. It will hit even if the foe has used Protect or Detect.

If Yawn is used the turn before Shadow Force is used, it will be aborted before it hits, as the user will fall asleep. This will not work if the user's ability is Insomnia (possible if Worry Seed has been used) or if Uproar is in effect.


Generation IV

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
487 487 Giratina
Altered Forme
Ghost Dragon 40
487 487O Giratina
Origin Forme
Ghost Dragon 40
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.


In other languages

  • Dutch: Schaduw Kracht
  • Spanish: Golpe Umbrío
  • German: Schemenkraft
  • Italian: Oscurotuffo
  • French: Revenant

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