Palkia

Palkia is a Water/Dragon type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Spatial Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 484
Type Water Dragon
Species Spatial Pokémon
Height 13′09″ (4.2 m)
Weight 740.8 lbs (336.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Pressure
Telepathy (hidden ability)
Local № 150 (Diamond/Pearl)
150 (Platinum)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Attack
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 306
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (base 30,720 steps)

Base stats

HP 90
290 384
Attack 120
220 372
Defense 100
184 328
Sp. Atk 150
274 438
Sp. Def 120
220 372
Speed 100
184 328
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 Palkia.

Evolution chart

Palkia changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond It has the ability to distort space. It is described as a deity in Sinnoh-region mythology.
Pearl It is said to live in a gap in the spatial dimension parallel to ours. It appears in mythology.
Platinum A legendary Pokémon of Sinnoh. It is said that space becomes more stable with PALKIA’s every breath.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Its total control over the boundaries of space enable it to transport itself to faraway places or even other dimensions.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
A legendary Pokémon of Sinnoh. It is said that space becomes more stable with Palkia’s every breath.
X
Omega Ruby
It is said to live in a gap in the spatial dimension parallel to ours. It appears in mythology.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It has the ability to distort space. It is described as a deity in Sinnoh-region mythology.

Moves learned by Palkia

Moves learnt by level up

Palkia learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Dragon BreathDragon 60 100
1Scary FaceNormal 100
6Water PulseWater 60 100
10Ancient PowerRock 60 100
15SlashNormal 70 100
19Power GemRock 80 100
24Aqua RingWater
28Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
33Earth PowerGround 90 100
37Aura SphereFighting 80
42Aqua TailWater 90 90
46Spacial RendDragon 100 95
50Hydro PumpWater 110 80

Egg moves

Palkia does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

Palkia can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Moves learnt by TM

Palkia is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
77Psych UpNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
92Trick RoomPsychic
94SurfWater 90 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Palkia can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Heal BlockPsychic Generation 4 — Level up
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
BrineWater 65 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragon 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Palkia learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Dragon BreathDragon 60 100
1Scary FaceNormal 100
6Water PulseWater 60 100
10Ancient PowerRock 60 100
15SlashNormal 70 100
19Power GemRock 80 100
24Aqua TailWater 90 90
28Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
33Earth PowerGround 90 100
37Aura SphereFighting 80
42Aqua TailWater 90 90
46Spacial RendDragon 100 95
50Hydro PumpWater 110 80

Egg moves

Palkia does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Move Tutor moves

Palkia can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sun & Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Draco MeteorDragon 130 90

Moves learnt by TM

Palkia is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
77Psych UpNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
92Trick RoomPsychic
94SurfWater 90 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Palkia can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Heal BlockPsychic Generation 4 — Level up
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
BrineWater 65 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragon 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Palkia sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Palkia  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Palkia  sprite from Black & White Palkia  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Palkia Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Palkia Shiny sprite from Black & White Palkia Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Palkia

Diamond Trade/migrate from another game
Pearl
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
Ultra Sun
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Moon Ultra Space Wilds

Other languages

English Palkia
Japanese パルキア (Palkia)
German Palkia
French Palkia

Name origin

pearl
precious stone; game of which Palkia is the mascot
kai
Japanese for ‘ocean’