Best moves for Dialga in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

What are the best moves for the legendary Pokémon of Time?

The legendary Pokémon of Time, Dialga, can be caught by players in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. This Pokémon is one of the fiercest in the series, and with a nearly maxed out special attack stat, Dialga can deal devastating damage to opponents in battle.

Dialga is a Dragon and Steel-type Pokémon so most of its strongest moves will also be Dragon and Steel-type. This is because of the S.T.A.B. (Same Type Attack Bonus) which will give bonus damage to moves that match a Pokémon's typing. Dialga's best moves are Roar of Time, Iron Tail, Earth Power, and Dragon Pulse.

Move NameMove TypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPP
Roar of TimeDragonSpecial225905
Iron TailSteelPhysical1507515
Earth PowerGroundSpecial9010010
Dragon PulseDragonSpecial137.510010

Dialga will learn Roar of Time at level 60 (masters at level 74), Iron Tail at level 47 (masters at level 59), Earth Power at level 42 (masters at level 54), and Dragon Pulse at level 36 (masters at level 48).

How to use Dialga best in battle

Dialga is a Steel and Dragon-type Pokémon. Players should be aware of the weaknesses and resistances their Pokémon have in order to use them most effectively in battle.

Steel-type Pokémon are vulnerable to Fire, Ground, and Fighting-type attacks. Steel-type attacks will be super effective against Ice, Rock, and Fairy-type Pokémon.

Dragon-type Pokémon will take increased damage from Ice, Dragon, and Fairy-type moves. Dragon-type attacks will be super effective against other Dragon-type Pokémon.

Related: Best Steel Type Pokémon in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Dialga's base stats

  • Stat Total: 680
    • HP: 100
    • Attack: 120
    • Defense: 120
    • Special Attack: 150
    • Special Defense: 100
    • Speed: 90

Dialga has a fantastic special attack stat. It has one of the highest special attack stats in the franchise, so players should be sure to focus on special attacks in battle rather than physical attacks. This will allow players to take the most advantage of Dialga's stats.

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