Dialga or Palkia? Strengths of each in Pokémon Diamond and Pearl

If you’re planning to get your hands on the Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl remakes, you may already be thinking about which version to choose. Here are some details to help you decide whether to go for the legendary protagonist.

Diamond Dalgae or Pearl Palkia? In the list below, CBR lists 5 strengths of each of these two Pokémon for you to decide. Depending on what you consider most important in battle and your battle strategy, you may be more interested in one legendary or the other.

Here are the points:

  • Dialga:
    • Its HP is higher
    • It has a better combination of types (Steel Dragon instead of Water Dragon).
    • Distortion is a really devastating attack
    • It can control and travel through time
    • It is most effective against Palkia
  • Palkia:
    • Can transport itself to other dimensions
    • It is more versatile in battle and is easier to combine with other Pokémon on the team.
    • It has more defence
    • Its Aural Sphere can be deadly
    • It is faster