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Who is stronger, Palkia or Dialga?

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asked Jul 3, 2010 by pokeman
edited Aug 6, 2011 by Pokemaster
dialga is better because the dragon type is super effective to palkia and is not super effective against dialga  btw roar of time is stronger than spacial wrend

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"Stronger" is the most relative term you can use in any RPG, so I'll say right now, that neither Dialga nor Palkia are "stronger" than the other.

It totally depends on what you're comparing them in. Palkia is faster than Dialga by 10 points, Palkia has less bulk, and learns Spacial Rend over Roar of Time. Palkia is clearly supposed to be looked at as a Mixed Sweeper, ripping holes through other enemies. It has a fair typing (Only one weakness!), but it doesn't bear many resistances. Because of this, Palkia can't survive as long as Dialga can.

Dialga has a near-perfect typing, bearing an immense amount of resistances, has lower Speed, but more HP, and learns slightly weaker attacks, that are more used to make sweeping easier in the future. Dialga is obviously supposed to be more of a tank, that battles slowly, but knocks through the wreckage easily, whereas Palkia can't.

Like I said, even though the two have nearly identical movepools and stats, they are used for extremely different roles. If by "stronger," you mean which hits harder, then I'd say Palkia. If by "Stronger," you mean the ability to survive, then I'd say Dialga.

The two are very different, so I think its unfair to identify which one is actually better.

answered Aug 11, 2010 by ~-~WILL~-~
edited Aug 12, 2010 by ~-~WILL~-~
In a head to head fight between Palkia and Dialga, Palkia can learn Aura Sphere, in which it can use to get a super effective hit on Dialga by out speeding it. If Dialga survives, it can use Roar of Time to severely damage Palkia. It would be an even fight, nevertheless.
well, I looked up that palkia has higher sp.def and dialga has higher def, but I thought by type effectiveness.
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Personaly I like Dialga better but Look at these pages and see what you think:

answered Jul 3, 2010 by Swampert
edited Dec 15, 2010 by Pokemaster
Dialga-Lovers o~o Palkia rules all! Go Pearl Version!!!
8 votes

Dialga and Palkia's attack stat are both 120. But Dialga's defense stat is 120 and Palkia's is 100. And Palkia's speed is 100 and Dialga's is 90. So if you are asking who is stronger technically Dialga is.

answered Jul 3, 2010 by Zekrom26
But palkia has 120 special defense and diagla only has 100 so that evens them out
1 vote

It depends, but I think dialga is technically stronger.

answered Jul 15, 2010 by ohioscyther
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dialga is better because it is a steel type so if Palkia use a dragon move it woident work but dialga use rore of time and will knock it out

answered Feb 25, 2012 by kevodeko
Dragon becomes normally effective, so it would still do a lot of damage with Dialga's lower special defense.
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Palkia and Diagla are used in several different ways, It all depends on what way u use them.
Palkia is very handy as a mixed sweeper, due hes high speed / Attack and Sp. Atk
Dialga has more something of a tank, due hes high HP / Defense ans Sp. Def, but has lower speed.
But if you let these two fighting against each other, then Dialge will win, because of hes Roar Of Time ability, a very strong Dragon type attack, and dragon is Palkias ONLY weakness. Thats the reason why some people think Diagla is better, witch is not true!
I`m using a Palkia, and i must say, he very strong.

Hope this helps!

P.S: Soz for the green text.

answered Feb 26, 2012 by Thepokedude
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DIALGA is a thousand times better than palkia,dialga has palkia powers but with more potential.

answered Mar 17, 2012 by Pokemaker
Diamond players...Humbug! o~o