Spacial Rend (move)

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Spacial Rend
あくうせつだん Subspace Tear
Spacial Rend.png
Type  Dragon
Category  Special
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  100
Accuracy  95%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Judge's Voltage goes up.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Spacial Rend (Japanese: あくうせつだん Subspace Tear) is a damage-dealing Dragon-type move introduced in Generation IV. It is Palkia's signature move.


Spacial Rend deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio.

Mystery Dungeon

Spacial Rend hits all opposing Pokémon in the room and has an increased critical hit ratio.


Games Description
The user tears the foe along with the space around it. This move has a high critical-hit ratio.
The user tears the target along with the space around it. Critical hits land more easily.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
484 Palkia Palkia Water Dragon 40 46 46 ''''
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

By event

Generation IV

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
491 491 Darkrai Dark 10th Movie Events
493 493 Arceus Normal 12th Movie Events
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 games

Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia

In Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, Palkia is available in a special mission. Palkia's Spacial Rend distorts Almia, causing many strange things to happen, such as people warping when they pass through doors and fishermen fishing on sand or lava. Whilst being captured, Palkia uses Spacial Rend to warp the capture location at timed intervals, causing effects such as flames or ice spurting from the ground.

In the anime

Palkia Spacial Rend hit.png Palkia Spacial Rend.png Palkia Spacial Rend gem glow.png None.png
Hitting the opponent Palkia Pearl glows
The user slashes the fabric of space resulting in a wave of energy.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
484 Palkia The pearls on Palkia's shoulders glow pink, its eyes glow orange, and its forearm starts to gather energy, also glowing pink. It then slashes the air and releases a pink crescent blade of energy from its arm at the opponent.
Palkia (movie) The Rise of Darkrai Debut
A wild Palkia controlled by Cyrus The Battle Finale of Legend! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In other generations

Spacial Rend DP.png Spacial Rend PtHGSS.png Spacial Rend BW.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
Generation I
Generation II Generation II
Generation II
Crystal Generation III Generation III
Generation III
Generation IV
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
Generation V
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast


  • Spacial Rend and Aeroblast are variations of one another, and are the signature move of the version mascots of the secondary versions of the even-numbered generations.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 隔空切斷 Gé​kōng​ Qiē​duàn
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Ruimte Snee
France Flag.png French Spatio-Rift
Germany Flag.png German Raumschlag
Greece Flag.png Greek Διαστατικό Σχίσμα
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Membelah Ruang
Italy Flag.png Italian Fendispazio
South Korea Flag.png Korean 공간절단 Gonggan Jeoldan
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Fenda do Espaço
Romania Flag.png Romanian Spacial Rend
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Corte Espacial
Spain Flag.png Spain Corte Vacío

Variations of the move Aeroblast
Special AeroblastSpacial Rend
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