Dialga < Palkia > Heatran

Species Type
Spacial Pokémon Water.pngDragon.png
Number Ability
#484 Pressure
Height Weight
13'9" (4.2m) 740.8 lbs. (336kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: Genderless Female: Genderless
Evolves From Evolves Into
None None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Undiscovered 30
Tier EV Yield
Uber 3 Special Attack Points

Palkia (パルキア) is the 150th Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Water/Dragon-Type, and is known as the Spacial Pokémon.

Palkia uses the Pressure Ability, an Ability that doubles the amount of PP that opposing Pokémon consume for each move that they use while Palkia is in battle. A second Ability is available to Palkia from the Dream World, the Telepathy Ability. This Ability only works during Double and Triple Battles, but Telepathy allows it to avoid its teammates' attacks.

Palkia doesn't evolve and doesn't have a pre-evolved form.

Palkia is in the Undiscovered Egg Group; like most Legendary Pokémon Palkia cannot breed. It takes Palkia 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Palkia's appearance is similar to Dialga's, but with two large wings. Despite this, Palkia still can't learn Fly. It has plates on its shoulder area, where two pink pearls lie on each side. Palkia has a powerful tail and a long neck.

[edit] Gender Differences

Palkia is a Genderless Pokémon Species.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Dialga and Palkia with Cyrus at the Spear Pillar.

In Pearl, Palkia is the Pokémon awakened by the Red Chain by Cyrus, but was stopped by the Lake Trio. It is then able to be battled (and subsequently caught) at level 47.

In Platinum, Palkia is summoned - along with Dialga - by Cyrus, in an attempt to create a new world. However by doing this, Cyrus accidentally brings Giratina into the real world, who sees that time and space have been disrupted, and attempts to stop Cyrus. After Giratina is calmed, Palkia is able to be caught at the Spear Pillar.

In HeartGold and SoulSilver, Palkia can be obtained with the hold item Lustrous Orb via the special Arceus event in the Sinjoh Ruins.

If Pokémon Pearl is inserted into the Nintendo 3DS whilst playing Pokémon Dream Radar, Palkia can be found at random.

[edit] Spin-off Games

[edit] Pokémon Mystery Dungeon 2

After the main storyline inExplorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, after successfully clearing The Nightmare, the player meets Lapras on the beach and asks him about Spacial Rift. He says he doesn't know anything about it, so the player goes back to their camp. The next day, Palkia appears in the player's camp, and takes the player to Spacial Rift.

After fighting through the dungeon, the player confronts Palkia, as it challenges the player to a battle. Once defeated, Palkia becomes entombed in a nightmare, where it is discovered that the distortion in space is in fact the work of Darkrai (much to Palkia's confusion).

When the player finally defeats Darkrai, Palkia appears just as Darkrai attempts to step into the Dimension Hole. Palkia then finishes Darkrai with Spacial Rend.

[edit] Other Spin-Off Games

Palkia appears as a Boss Pokémon in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, but the mission can only be downloaded on the Ranger Net extra mission "Palkia in Haruba Desert!?" In this mission, the presence of Palkia in the current timespace has caused a major calamity, as people and Pokémon alike are moving to other places (some Pokémon appear outside their normal environment in this mission), buildings getting warped, doors leading to completely different destinations, etc. Long story short, things need to be set right. In the Palkia boss fight, it will use Spacial Rend to alter the terrain of the battlefield.

Palkia also appears in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, also in a Ranger Net extra mission, which is titled "Pledge to Arceus." While it isn't a Boss Pokémon per se, it serves as one of three Mini-Bosses in this mission, and is battled in the room on the right.

Palkia can be found at any of the games' lakes in Pokémon Rumble Blast after completing the game.

[edit] Other Appearances

Palkia makes an appearance in Super Smash Bros. Brawl on the Spear Pillar stage. While it appears in the background, it does a number of things to disrupt the local environment. Laser beams may fire through different parts of the stage, which will cause a healthy amount of damage. Parts of the floor on the upper level sometimes break away. Lastly, it will use Spacial Rend to rotate the battlefield, sometimes turning it upside-down, or reversing the battlefield. When the battlefield is inverted or reversed, the directional controls get reversed.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Palkia is in the 2009 Movie Premiere Pack, and the Diamond/Pearl & Diamond/Pearl/Platinum promos. Palkia is listed as a Rare Card in the Diamond and Pearl, Great Encounters, Majestic Dawn, Platinum (2) and Call of Legends (2) sets. Palkia is listed as an Ultra Rare Lv. X Card in the Platinum set, and is part of the Palkia & Dialga Legend Card that is a part of the Triumphant set.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

While Palkia has made a few cameo appearances, it had a major role in The Battle Finale of Legend!, as it--along with Dialga--were under the control of Cyrus as a result of the Red Chain. However, Team Galactic would be defeated and the calamity stopped.

[edit] Movies

Palkia Using Spacial Rend in the 10th movie

Palkia makes major appearances in 2 Pokémon movies; The Rise of Darkrai and Arceus and the Jewel of Life. Palkia's battle with Dialga in The Rise of Darkrai would get mentioned in Giratina and the Sky Warrior.

[edit] Manga

In the main Manga, Palkia would fall under the control of Cyrus as a result of the Red Chain, but would be freed as a result of the destruction of the Red Chain by Dia, Pearl and Lady Platinum Berlitz. That wouldn't stop his plans permanently, as he would head to the Shinto Ruins to try and revive both Dialga and Palkia, only to be thwarted again, this time by Gold, Silver and Crystal.

Palkia appears in the Arceus and the Jewel of Life manga adaptation along with the members of its trio. Palkia engaged in a battle with the other members of its trio along with Arceus.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Palkia's outstanding stats and legendary title have earned it a place in the Uber tier. While its Statistics are similar to Dialga, it has a higher Speed, giving it a great chance at getting a Revenge KO against many of the best sweepers.

With how versatile its movepool is, it makes for a lot of options, but it also makes countering Palkia difficult.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Diamond None Trade
Pearl/Platinum Only One Spear Pillar
HeartGold/SoulSilver Only One Obtainable from an egg during the Arceus event at Shinto Ruins
Black/White None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
Black 2/White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
Pokémon Dream Radar Only One Randomly Appears while playing game with Pokémon Pearl in Nintendo 3DS

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red Not in game
Pokémon Blue Not in game
Pokémon Yellow Not in game

II Pokémon Gold Not in game
II Pokémon Silver Not in game
II Pokémon Crystal Not in game

III Pokémon Ruby Not in game
III Pokémon Sapphire Not in game
III Pokémon Emerald Not in game
III Pokémon FireRed Not in game
III Pokémon LeafGreen Not in game

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

V Pokémon Black A legendary Pokémon of Sinnoh. It is said that space becomes more stable with Palkia's every breath.
V Pokémon White A legendary Pokémon of Sinnoh. It is said that space becomes more stable with Palkia's every breath.
V Pokémon Black 2 A legendary Pokémon of Sinnoh. It is said that space becomes more stable with Palkia's every breath.
V Pokémon White 2 A legendary Pokémon of Sinnoh. It is said that space becomes more stable with Palkia's every breath.

VI Pokémon X
VI Pokémon Y

[edit] Pokéathlon Statistics


[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
290 321 353 384
245 276 308 339
205 236 268 299
Sp. Atk
305 336 368 399
Sp. Def
245 276 308 339
205 236 268 299

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Dragonbreath Dragon.png 60 100 Special
Start Scary Face Normal.png N/A 90 Status
6 Water Pulse Water.png 60 100 Special
10 Ancientpower Rock.png 60 100 Special
15 Slash Normal.png 70 100 Physical
19 Power Gem Rock.png 70 100 Special
Aqua Tail Water.png 90 90 Physical
28 Dragon Claw Dragon.png 80 100 Physical
33 Earth Power Ground.png 90 100 Special
37 Aura Sphere Fighting.png 90 N/A Special
46 Spacial Rend Dragon.png 100 95 Special
50 Hydro Pump Water.png 120 80 Special

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.png -- -- Status
TM02 Dragon Claw Dragon.png 80 100 Physical
TM05 Roar Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM07 Hail Ice.png -- -- Status
TM08 Bulk Up Fighting.png -- -- Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.png -- -- Status
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.png 90 100 Special
TM14 Blizzard Ice.png 110 70 Special
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.png 150 90 Special
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM20 Safeguard Normal.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.png 90 100 Special
TM25 Thunder Electric.png 110 70 Special
TM26 Earthquake Ground.png 100 100 Physical
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.png 75 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM35 Flamethrower Fire.png 90 100 Special
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.png -- -- Status
TM38 Fire Blast Fire.png 110 85 Special
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.png 60 95 Physical
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.png 60 -- Physical
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM49 Echoed Voice Normal.png 40 100 Special
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.png 120 70 Special
TM56 Fling Dark.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM59 Incinerate Fire.png 60 100 Special
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.png 70 100 Physical
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.png 150 90 Physical
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.png 100 80 Physical
TM73 Thunder Wave Electric.png -- 100 Status
TM77 Psych Up Normal.png -- -- Status
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.png 60 100 Physical
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.png 75 90 Physical
TM82 Dragon Tail Dragon.png 60 90 Physical
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM92 Trick Room Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM94 Rock Smash Fighting.png 40 100 Physical
HM01 Cut Normal.png 50 95 Physical
HM03 Surf Water.png 95 100 Special
HM04 Strength Normal.png 80 100 Physical

[edit] Via Breeding

Palkia doesn't learn any moves by way of Breeding.

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] All Generation 5 Games

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Draco Meteor Dragon.png 90% 140% Special

[edit] Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Aqua Tail Water.png 90 90% Physical
Dragon Pulse Dragon.png 90 100% Special
Earth Power Ground.png 90 100% Special
Gravity Psychic.png -- --% Status
Hyper Voice Normal.png 90 100% Special
Outrage Dragon.png 120 100% Physical
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up (Diamond/Pearl/Platinum)

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
50 Heal Block Psychic.png N/A 100 Status

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Fury Cutter Bug.png 20 95% Physical
Swift Normal.png 60 --% Special
Mud-Slap Ground.png 20 100% Special
Twister Dragon.png 40 100% Special
[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Magic Coat Psychic.png -- --% Status
Headbutt Normal.png 70 100% Physical

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

[edit] Trivia

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