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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Dialga

Dialga
Temporal Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Dialga is a Steel and Dragon Type Temporal Pokémon, with a 0.4% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Dialga can be found with Pressure as an Ability and has a Slow growth rate with a 3 Special Attack EV Yield. We recommend the Quiet Nature, based on 680 combined Base Stats.

Brilliant Diamond Exclusive

Dialga Stats and Abilities

Based on Dialga Base IVs we consider this pokemon S-Tier choice. Dialga Highest IV Stat is Special Attack 150 and the Lowest being Speed 90.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
E
HP100310404
A
Attack120220372
C
Defense120220372
S
Special Attack150274438
D
Special Defense100184328
D
Speed90166306
S
Total680
Dialga Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Quiet
+10% Special Attack
-10% Speed
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Dry
Dislikes: Sweet
EV Yield3 Special Attack
Growth RateSlow
Catch Rate3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsUndiscovered
Egg Cycles120 (30,584–30,840 steps)
Abilities Description
Pressure
Ability 1
Pressure makes any attack targeted at the ability-bearer - regardless of whether it hits - use 2 PP instead of 1.
Telepathy
Hidden Ability
Pokémon with the Telepathy ability will not take damage from teammates in double and triple battles.

How To Evolve Dialga in BDSP

The Pokemon Dialga does not have an evolution in the Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Series.

Where To Find Dialga in BDSP

How To Get Dialga In Pokemon Brilliant Diamond. Dialga is a Legendary Steel Dragon Type Pokemon. Dialga is one of the two Exclusive Legendary Pokemon of this region, the other being Palkia.

Location: Mt. Coronet (Spear Pillar)

  1. You can find Spear Pillar at the top of Mt. Coronet, located near the center of Sinnoh on the Map.
  2. Defeat the Team Galactic Commanders and Cyrus.
  3. Approach Dialga and battle it.

Dialga has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 47 Dialga, within the Spear Pillar location using the Interact method.

Interact = Limited to one
Common = 20% ~ 100%
Uncommon = 5% ~ 20%
Rare = 1% ~ 5%
= Morning Time
= Day Time
= Night Time
Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Spear Pillar
Interact
Dialga
Lv. 47

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Dialga Weakness

Dialga is a Steel and Dragon Type pokemon. This will cause Dialga to take More Damage from Fighting, Ground Type Moves, and Less Damage from Normal, Flying, Rock, Bug, Steel, Psychic, Water, Electric, Poison, Grass Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Fighting
Ground
0.5x
Less Damage
Normal
Flying
Rock
Bug
Steel
Psychic
Water
Electric
0.25x
Less Damage
Grass
Immune to Damage
Poison

What pokemon is Dialga Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Groudon
S
Garchomp
A
Swampert
A
Rhyperior
A
Infernape

What pokemon is Dialga Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Arceus
S
Mewtwo
S
Lugia
S
Ho-Oh
S
Rayquaza
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Best Moves Dialga in BDSP

Best Moveset for Dialga Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
40
Roar of Time
Special
225
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
88
Iron Tail
Physical
150
75 15 May lower opponent's Defense.
80
Earth Power
Special
90
100 10 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
56
Aura Sphere
Special
80
20 Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.

Best Moveset for Dialga TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM68
Giga Impact
Physical
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Special
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM50
Overheat
Special
130
90 5 Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
TM14
Blizzard
Special
110
70 5 May freeze opponent.
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in
Red Text
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Dialga Level Up Moves

List of Moves Dialga can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Lvl Move Desc
1
Scary Face
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
1
Metal Claw
Power:
75
Acc: 95
PP: 35
Physical

May raise user's Attack.
8
Dragon Breath
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May paralyze opponent.
16
Ancient Power
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

May raise all user's stats at once.
24
Slash
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
32
Flash Cannon
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
40
Roar of Time
Power:
225
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
48
Dragon Claw
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes the target with huge, sharp claws. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
56
Aura Sphere
Power: 80
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
64
Power Gem
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

The user attacks with a ray of light that sparkles as if it were made of gemstones.
72
Metal Burst
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Deals damage equal to 1.5x opponent's attack.
80
Earth Power
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
88
Iron Tail
Power:
150
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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Dialga TM Moves

List of Moves Dialga can learn using (TMs) Technical Machine Items.

TM Move Desc
TM02
Dragon Claw
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes the target with huge, sharp claws. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
TM05
Roar
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.
TM08
Bulk Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Attack and Defense.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM13
Ice Beam
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May freeze opponent.
TM14
Blizzard
Power: 110
Acc: 70
PP: 5
Special

May freeze opponent.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM18
Rain Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM20
Safeguard
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 25
Status

The user's party is protected from status conditions.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power:
150
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM24
Thunderbolt
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May paralyze opponent.
TM25
Thunder
Power: 110
Acc: 70
PP: 10
Special

May paralyze opponent.
TM26
Earthquake
Power: 100
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TM31
Brick Break
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM34
Shock Wave
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM35
Flamethrower
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
TM37
Sandstorm
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
TM38
Fire Blast
Power: 110
Acc: 85
PP: 5
Special

May burn opponent.
TM39
Rock Tomb
Power: 60
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM40
Aerial Ace
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM42
Facade
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM44
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM50
Overheat
Power: 130
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM59
Dragon Pulse
Power:
127.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user’s gaping mouth. This attack never misses.
TM65
Shadow Claw
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
TM68
Giga Impact
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
TM70
Flash
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
TM71
Stone Edge
Power: 100
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
TM73
Thunder Wave
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 20
Status

Paralyzes opponent.
TM76
Stealth Rock
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Damages opponent switching into battle.
TM77
Psych Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Copies the opponent's stat changes.
TM80
Rock Slide
Power: 75
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM83
Bulldoze
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM90
Substitute
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TM91
Flash Cannon
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM92
Trick Room
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Slower Pokémon move first in the turn for 5 turns.
TM93
Cut
Power: 50
Acc: 95
PP: 30
Physical

TM96
Strength
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

TM98
Rock Smash
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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Dialga Tutor Moves

List of Tutor Moves Dialga can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Draco Meteor
Power:
195
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
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