Max Rockfall (move)

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Max Rockfall
ダイロック Dai Rock
Max Rockfall VIII.png
Max Rockfall VIII 2.png
Type  Rock
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 Rockfall (Japanese: ダイロック Dai Rock) is a damage-dealing Rock-type Max Move introduced in Generation VIII.


Max Rockfall inflicts damage and creates a sandstorm for 5 turns (8 if a Smooth Rock is held). Its power and whether it is a special or physical move depends on the move it is based on.

Base move Pwr. Cat.
Accelerock 90 Physical
Ancient Power 110 Special
Diamond Storm 130 Physical
Head Smash 150 Physical
Meteor Beam 140 Special
Power Gem 130 Special
Rock Blast 130 Physical
Rock Slide 130 Physical
Rock Throw 100 Physical
Rock Tomb 110 Physical
Rock Wrecker 150 Physical
Rollout 90 Physical
Smack Down 100 Physical
Stone Edge 130 Physical

Generation VIII

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Max Rockfall cannot be selected in a battle.


Games Description
This is a Rock-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. The user summons a sandstorm lasting five turns.
BDSP This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.


Generation VIII

Any Dynamax Pokémon can use Max Rockfall if it knows a damaging Rock-type move.

In the anime

Drednaw Max Rockfall.png Raihan Duraludon Max Rockfall.png Leon Charizard Max Rockfall.png None.png
Gigantamax Drednaw Gigantamax Duraludon Gigantamax Charizard
The Dynamaxed user summons a giant stone slab and crushes the opponent beneath it.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Drednaw Drednaw Gigantamax Drednaw slams its forelegs into the ground, causing a giant stone slab to rise from the ground. Drednaw then extends its neck and headbutts the slab, causing it to fall onto the opponent.
Drednaw (recurring) The Climb to Be the Very Best! Debut
Duraludon Duraludon Gigantamax Duraludon makes a giant stone slab rise from the ground. The slab then falls onto the opponent.
Raihan's Duraludon Toughing It Out! Base move is
Stone Edge
Charizard Charizard Gigantamax Charizard makes a giant stone slab rise from the ground. The slab then falls onto the opponent and shatters, creating a brief sandstorm.
Leon's Charizard Paring Pokémon While Parrying! Base move is
Ancient Power

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 極巨岩石 Gihkgeuih Ngàahmsehk
Mandarin 極巨岩石 / 极巨岩石 Jíjù Yánshí
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Max Pád Kamenů
France Flag.png French Lithomax
Germany Flag.png German Dyna-Brocken
Italy Flag.png Italian Dynamacigno
South Korea Flag.png Korean 다이록 Dairok
Poland Flag.png Polish Max Osuwisko
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Desabamento Max
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Queda de Rochas Max
Spain Flag.png Spanish Maxilito
Thailand Flag.png Thai ไดร็อค

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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