Palkia • Sword & Shield Pokédex

Palkia

Palkia
Sprite of Palkia in Pokémon HOME

Palkia's Type

WATER
DRAGON

Palkia's Pokédex #s

National #
484
Galar #
--
Armor #
--
Crown #
--

Palkia's Base Stats

HP:
90
Attack:
120
Defense:
100
Sp. Atk:
150
Sp. Def:
120
Speed:
100
Total:
680

Misc. Info

Height:
13'9" (4.2m)
Weight:
740.8 lbs. (336 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Undiscovered
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,250,000
EV Yield:
3 Sp. Atk
Base EXP:
306
Catch Rate:
3

Palkia's Abilities

Here are what abilities Palkia can possibly have, along with their effects.
Pressure
Moves that target Palkia consume 1 PP more than normal.
Telepathy
Palkia does not take damage from any of its allies moves.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Palkia's weakness and resistance is to various types.
DRAGON
FAIRY
½
STEEL
¼
FIRE
WATER

Palkia's Evolution Line

Palkia does not evolve into any other known or available Pokémon.

Palkia's Moves

Below is a list of all of the moves that Palkia can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM or TR number, and what egg moves it can learn, if any. Hover over a move (desktop/laptop) or click the ? button next to the move (mobile/tablet) to find out more about the move.

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Palkia learns via level up. Anything marked "Evo." means it learns it upon evolving. If the level is 1, it can be relearned at a Pokémon Center.
Lv. Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
1
Scary Face
Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
1
Water Pulse
Has a 20% chance of confusing the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
60 100% 20 One Target
8
Dragon Breath
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
DRAGON
SPECIAL
60 100% 20 One Target
16
Ancient Power
Has a 10% chance of raising Palkia's Attack, Defense, Sp. Atk, Sp. Def, and Speed by one stage.
ROCK
SPECIAL
60 100% 5 One Target
24
Slash
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
32
Aqua Ring
Restores 1/16 the user's max HP between turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
40
Dragon Claw
Damages the target.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
48
Aura Sphere
Doesn't miss the target.
FIGHTING
SPECIAL
80 -- 20 One Target
56
Power Gem
Damages the target.
ROCK
SPECIAL
80 100% 20 One Target
64
Aqua Tail
Damages the target.
WATER
PHYSICAL
90 90% 10 One Target
72
Earth Power
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
80
Spacial Rend
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
DRAGON
SPECIAL
100 95% 5 One Target
88
Hydro Pump
Damages the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
110 80% 5 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Palkia can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught an unlimited number of times once the TM is obtained.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM08
Hyper Beam
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
SPECIAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM09
Giga Impact
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM14
Thunder Wave
Paralyzes the target.
ELECTRIC
STATUS
-- 90% 20 One Target
TM19
Safeguard
Protects your team from status conditions for the next 5 turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 25 User's Field
TM21
Rest
Palkia restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM22
Rock Slide
Has a 30% chance of causing all nearby enemies to flinch.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
75 90% 10 Nearby Enemies
TM24
Snore
Can only be used while asleep. 30% chance of making the target flinch.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 15 One Target
TM25
Protect
Protects Palkia from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM26
Scary Face
Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
TM32
Sandstorm
Changes the weather to a sandstorm for 5 turns.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM33
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM34
Sunny Day
Changes the weather to sunny for 5 turns.
FIRE
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM35
Hail
Changes the weather to hail for 5 turns.
ICE
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM36
Whirlpool
Traps the target for 2–5 turns; does 1/16 max HP per turn. Deals extra damage to targets using Dive.
WATER
SPECIAL
35 85% 15 One Target
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Palkia is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM40
Swift
Doesn't miss all nearby enemies.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 -- 20 Nearby Enemies
TM43
Brick Break
Breaks the opponent's Light Screen or Reflect.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM45
Dive
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
WATER
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM48
Rock Tomb
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
60 95% 15 One Target
TM55
Brine
Does double damage if the target's HP is 50% or less.
WATER
SPECIAL
65 100% 10 One Target
TM59
Fling
Throws Palkia's held item. Type and power depend on the item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
TM64
Avalanche
Attacks last; if damaged this turn, hits for double damage.
ICE
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
TM65
Shadow Claw
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
GHOST
PHYSICAL
70 100% 15 One Target
TM70
Trick Room
For the next 5 turns, turn order is reversed, so slower Pokémon go first. (Priority still functions as usual.)
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM76
Round
Deals double damage if Round has already been used and causes any other Pokémon using Round to use it immediately afterward.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 100% 15 One Target
TM81
Bulldoze
100% chance of lowering all nearby Pokémon's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 All But Self
TM98
Stomping Tantrum
Power is doubled if Palkia missed the target last turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
75 100% 10 One Target
TM99
Breaking Swipe
Lowers all nearby enemies' Attack by one stage.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
60 100% 15 Nearby Enemies

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Palkia can learn via TR (Technical Record). These moves can be taught only once per TR, but TRs can be obtained in the Wild Area and other locations.
TR Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TR01
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
TR02
Flamethrower
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 One Target
TR03
Hydro Pump
Damages the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
110 80% 5 One Target
TR04
Surf
Deals extra damage to targets using Dive.
WATER
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 All But Self
TR05
Ice Beam
Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
ICE
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR06
Blizzard
Has a 10% chance to freeze all nearby enemies. 100% accuracy while it is hailing.
ICE
SPECIAL
110 70% 5 Nearby Enemies
TR08
Thunderbolt
Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 One Target
TR09
Thunder
30% chance of paralyzing the target. 100% accuracy in the rain and 50% accuracy in sunny weather.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
110 70% 10 One Target
TR10
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
TR15
Fire Blast
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
110 85% 5 One Target
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Palkia's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR24
Outrage
Confuses Palkia after 2–3 turns.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
120 100% 10 Random Enemy
TR26
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR27
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Palkia's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR42
Hyper Voice
Damages all nearby enemies.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 Nearby Enemies
TR47
Dragon Claw
Damages the target.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR48
Bulk Up
Raises Palkia's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR56
Aura Sphere
Doesn't miss the target.
FIGHTING
SPECIAL
80 -- 20 One Target
TR62
Dragon Pulse
Damages the target.
DRAGON
SPECIAL
85 100% 10 One Target
TR63
Power Gem
Damages the target.
ROCK
SPECIAL
80 100% 20 One Target
TR64
Focus Blast
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
FIGHTING
SPECIAL
120 70% 5 One Target
TR67
Earth Power
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR75
Stone Edge
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
ROCK
PHYSICAL
100 80% 5 One Target
TR79
Heavy Slam
Power ranges from 40–120 based on Palkia's weight vs. the target's weight.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
TR98
Liquidation
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
WATER
PHYSICAL
85 100% 10 One Target
TR99
Body Press
Does more damage based on how high Palkia's Defense stat is.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target

Move Tutor Moves

Here are all of the moves that Palkia can learn from Move Tutors. Most of these require the Expansion Pass and can be found in the Isle of Armor's Dojo, costing some Armorite Ore to teach. However, there are a few moves that can be taught aside from this.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TUTOR
Dual Wingbeat
Hits the target two times in a row.
FLYING
PHYSICAL
40 90% 10 One Target
TUTOR
Scale Shot
Hits the target two to five times in a row. If Scale Shot hits at least once, raises Palkia's Speed by one stage and lowers Palkia's Defense by one stage.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
25 90% 20 One Target

Palkia's Detailed Stats

Below you'll find a more detailed table containing Palkia's calculated stats, which are the stats that you actually see displayed in game. These are affected by a variety of things, such as level, Effort Values (EVs), Individual Values (IVs), and Palkia's Nature.

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Palkia is level 100: its stats with 0 EVs, 252+ (max) EVs, 0 IVs, and 31 (max) IVs. Nature is not shown by default, so its maximum is 10% higher than shown here, and minium 10% lower.
Stats at
level 100
0 EVs 252+ EVs Base Stat
Min Max Min Max
HP
290 321 353 384 90
Attack
245 276 308 339 120
Defense
205 236 268 299 100
Sp. Atk
305 336 368 399 150
Sp. Def
245 276 308 339 120
Speed
205 236 268 299 100
Total
680

Where to Find Palkia

If you're looking for where to find Palkia, you'll find the various methods listed down below, along with any notes or special locations. This should help you figure out how to get Palkia in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently this does not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)
Exclusive to Pokémon Shield

Palkia is exclusive to Pokémon Shield, so if you are playing Pokémon Sword, you will need to trade with someone playing Pokémon Shield in order to obtain it for your Pokédex.

Special Ways to Get Palkia

Catchable as a legendary boss Pokémon during Dynamax Adventures in Crown Tundra (DLC), level 70. Exclusive to Pokémon Shield, but can be found in any version in multiplayer Dynamax Adventures if at least one player is playing Shield. Only one of this Pokémon can be caught and taken with you in Dynamax Adventures per game save. Keep this in mind if attempting to get a Shiny version of this Pokémon! (Catching this Pokémon but refusing to take it with you after the Dynamax Adventure is complete will still allow you to try again in the future, with a new chance of it being Shiny.)

Pokédex Entries for Palkia

Generation 6 Pokédex Entries

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.

Generation 5 Pokédex Entries

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

Generation 4 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.
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