Max Flutterby (move)

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Max Flutterby
ダイワーム Dai Worm
Max Flutterby VIII.png
Max Flutterby VIII 2.png
Type  Bug
Category  Varies
PP  — (max. —)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect any adjacent foe, but not allies
Introduced  Generation VIII
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Max Flutterby (Japanese: ダイワーム Dai Worm) is a damage-dealing Bug-type Max Move introduced in Generation VIII.


Max Fluttery inflicts damage and then decreases the target's and its ally's Special Attack by one stage. Its power and whether it is a special or physical move depends on the move it is based on.

Base move Power Cat.
Attack Order 130 Physical
Bug Bite 110 Physical
Bug Buzz 130 Special
Fell Stinger 100 Physical
First Impression 130 Physical
Fury Cutter 90 Physical
Infestation 90 Special
Leech Life 130 Physical
Lunge 130 Physical
Megahorn 140 Physical
Pin Missile 130 Physical
Pollen Puff 130 Special
Struggle Bug 100 Special
U-turn 120 Physical
X-Scissor 130 Physical


Games Description
SwSh This is a Bug-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This lowers the target's Sp. Atk stat.


Generation VIII

Any Dynamax Pokémon can use Max Flutterby if it knows a damaging Bug-type move.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 極巨蟲蠱 Gihkgeuih Chùhnggú
Mandarin 極巨蟲蠱 / 极巨虫蛊 Jíjù Chónggǔ
France Flag.png French Insectomax
Germany Flag.png German Dyna-Schwarm
Italy Flag.png Italian Dynainsetto
South Korea Flag.png Korean 다이웜 Dai Worm
Spain Flag.png Spanish Maxinsecto

Max Moves
Max StrikeMax KnuckleMax AirstreamMax OozeMax Quake
Max RockfallMax FlutterbyMax PhantasmMax Steelspike
Max FlareMax GeyserMax OvergrowthMax LightningMax Mindstorm
Max HailstormMax WyrmwindMax DarknessMax StarfallMax Guard
G-Max Moves
G-Max WildfireG-Max BefuddleG-Max Volt CrashG-Max Gold Rush
G-Max Chi StrikeG-Max TerrorG-Max Foam BurstG-Max Resonance
G-Max CuddleG-Max ReplenishG-Max MalodorG-Max Meltdown
G-Max Drum SoloG-Max FireballG-Max HydrosnipeG-Max Wind Rage
G-Max GravitasG-Max StonesurgeG-Max VolcalithG-Max Tartness
G-Max SweetnessG-Max SandblastG-Max Stun ShockG-Max Centiferno
G-Max SmiteG-Max SnoozeG-Max FinaleG-Max SteelsurgeG-Max Depletion

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