Dialga

Dialga is a Steel/Dragon type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Temporal Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 483
Type Steel Dragon
Species Temporal Pokémon
Height 5.4 m (17′09″)
Weight 683.0 kg (1505.8 lbs)
Abilities 1. Pressure
Telepathy (hidden ability)
Local № 149 (Diamond/Pearl)
149 (Platinum)
149 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
235 (Legends: Arceus)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Attack
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 340
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 100
310 404
Attack 120
220 372
Defense 120
220 372
Sp. Atk 150
274 438
Sp. Def 100
184 328
Speed 90
166 306
Total 680 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Dialga.

Pokédex data

National № 483
Type Steel Dragon
Species Temporal Pokémon
Height 7.0 m (23′00″)
Weight 850.0 kg (1873.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Pressure
Telepathy (hidden ability)
Local № 149 (Diamond/Pearl)
149 (Platinum)
149 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
235 (Legends: Arceus)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Attack
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 340
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 100
310 404
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 120
220 372
Sp. Atk 150
274 438
Sp. Def 120
220 372
Speed 90
166 306
Total 680 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Dialga.

Evolution chart

Dialga changes

Pokédex entries

Dialga

Diamond It has the power to control time. It appears in Sinnoh-region myths as an ancient deity.
Pearl A Pokémon spoken of in legend. It is said that time began moving when DIALGA was born.
Platinum A legendary Pokémon of Sinnoh. It is said that time flows when DIALGA’s heart beats.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
This Pokémon completely controls the flow of time. It uses its power to travel at will through the past and future.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
A legendary Pokémon of Sinnoh. It is said that time flows when Dialga’s heart beats.
X
Omega Ruby
A Pokémon spoken of in legend. It is said that time began moving when Dialga was born.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It has the power to control time. It appears in Sinnoh-region myths as an ancient deity.
Brilliant Diamond It has the power to control time. It appears in Sinnoh-region myths as an ancient deity.
Shining Pearl This Pokémon is spoken of in legend. It is said that time began moving when Dialga was born.
Legends: Arceus This Pokémon is revered as a deity in Hisuian legend. The birth of Dialga was what caused the vast river of time to begin flowing in our world.

Origin Forme

Legends: Arceus Radiant light caused Dialga to take on a form bearing a striking resemblance to the creator Pokémon. Dialga now wields such colossal strength that one must conclude this is its true form.

Moves learned by Dialga

Moves learnt by level up

Dialga learns the following moves in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Metal ClawSteelPhysical 50 95
1Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
8Dragon BreathDragonSpecial 60 100
16Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
24SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
32Flash CannonSteelSpecial 80 100
40Dragon ClawDragonPhysical 80 100
48Aura SphereFightingSpecial 80
56Power GemRockSpecial 80 100
64Metal BurstSteelPhysical 100
72Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
80Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
88Roar of TimeDragonSpecial 150 90

Egg moves

Dialga does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet.

Moves learnt by TM

Dialga is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet:

Moves learnt by level up

Dialga learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TwisterDragonSpecial 40 100
6Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
12SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
19Dragon ClawDragonPhysical 80 100
27Power GemRockSpecial 80 100
36Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100
42Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
47Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
55Flash CannonSteelSpecial 80 100
60Roar of TimeDragonSpecial 150 90

Move Tutor moves

Dialga can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus from move tutors:

Dialga sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
Normal Dialga  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Dialga  sprite from Black & White Dialga  sprite from X & Y Dialga  sprite from Legends: Arceus Dialga  sprite from Scarlet & Violet
Shiny Dialga Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Dialga Shiny sprite from Black & White Dialga Shiny sprite from X & Y Dialga Shiny sprite from Legends: Arceus

Where to find Dialga

Diamond Spear Pillar
Pearl Trade/migrate from another game
Platinum Spear Pillar
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Sinjoh Ruins
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun Ultra Space Wilds
Ultra Moon Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Trade/migrate from another game
Legends: Arceus Temple of Sinnoh
Scarlet
Violet
Trade/migrate from another game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Dialga
Japanese ディアルガ (Dialga)
German Dialga
French Dialga

Name origin

diamond
precious stone; game of which Dialga is the mascot
dragon
mythical fire-breathing creature