Palkia

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

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.

Evolution chart

  • Palkia does not evolve.

Name origin

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

Moves learned by Palkia

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

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Where to find Palkia

Diamond Trade/migrate from another game
Pearl
Platinum
Spear Pillar
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
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