Max Quake (move)

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Max Quake
ダイアース Dai Earth
Max Quake VIII.png
Max Quake VIII 2.png
Type  Ground
Category  Varies
PP  — (max. —)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
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  • 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
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Max Quake (Japanese: ダイアース Dai Earth) is a damage-dealing Ground-type Max Move introduced in Generation VIII.


Max Quake inflicts damage and raises the user's and its ally's Special Defense 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.
Bone Rush 130 Physical
Bonemerang 130 Physical
Bulldoze 110 Physical
Dig 130 Physical
Drill Run 130 Physical
Earth Power 130 Special
Earthquake 130 Physical
Fissure 130 Physical
High Horsepower 130 Physical
Land's Wrath 130 Physical
Mud Shot 110 Special
Mud-Slap 90 Special
Precipice Blades 140 Physical
Sand Tomb 90 Physical
Scorching Sands 120 Special
Stomping Tantrum 130 Physical
Thousand Arrows 130 Physical
Thousand Waves 130 Physical

Generation VIII

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Max Quake cannot be selected in a battle.


Games Description
SwShLA This is a Ground-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This raises ally Pokémon's Sp. Def stats.
BDSP This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.
SV This is a Ground-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This boosts ally Pokémon's Sp. Def stats.


Generation VIII

Any Dynamax Pokémon can use Max Quake if it knows a damaging Ground-type move.

In other games

Pokémon Masters EX

Action Class Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description Playable Users
Max Move* Physical 400 480 —% An opponent* Raises the Sp. Def of all allied sync pairs by two stat ranks. Sygna Suit Giovanni & Nidoking (Direct link)
Victor & Rillaboom
Leon & Charizard
Rose & Copperajah
Victor & Spectrier (Direct link)

In the anime

Marnie Grimmsnarl Max Quake.png
Gigantamax Grimmsnarl
Leon Rillaboom Max Quake.png
Gigantamax Rillaboom
The Dynamaxed user attacks the opponent with a power that tears the ground apart.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Grimmsnarl Gigantamax Grimmsnarl flexes his arms and releases a powerful shockwave from his body that sends pieces of the ground flying at the opponent.
Marnie's Grimmsnarl Battling Turned Up to Eleven! Debut
Base move is
Stomping Tantrum
Rillaboom Gigantamax Rillaboom beats its drum, causing multiple giant rock pillars to appear out of the ground and rush towards the opponent.
Leon's Rillaboom Curtain Up! Fight the Fights! Base move is
High Horsepower

In other generations

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 極巨大地 Gihkgeuih Daaihdeih
Mandarin 極巨大地 / 极巨大地 Jíjù Dàdì
France Flag.png French Sismomax
Germany Flag.png German Dyna-Erdstoß
Italy Flag.png Italian Dynasisma
South Korea Flag.png Korean 다이어스 Dai-eoseu
Poland Flag.png Polish Maxi Wstrząs
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Oscilação Max
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Tremor Max
Spain Flag.png Spanish Maxitemblor

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 Vine LashG-Max WildfireG-Max CannonadeG-Max Befuddle
G-Max Volt CrashG-Max Gold RushG-Max Chi StrikeG-Max Terror
G-Max Foam BurstG-Max ResonanceG-Max CuddleG-Max Replenish
G-Max MalodorG-Max MeltdownG-Max Drum SoloG-Max Fireball
G-Max HydrosnipeG-Max Wind RageG-Max GravitasG-Max Stonesurge
G-Max VolcalithG-Max TartnessG-Max SweetnessG-Max Sandblast
G-Max Stun ShockG-Max CentifernoG-Max SmiteG-Max SnoozeG-Max Finale
G-Max SteelsurgeG-Max DepletionG-Max One BlowG-Max Rapid Flow

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