The Powerful Dialga bends time by speeding, slowing or stopping it altogether. However, Dialga has a weakness!

Part Steel and part dragon, Dialga make an introduction in Pokemon Go. In a few hours time, players will be able to battle the Legendary Pokemon in Raid Battles. If the player is successful, you will have a chance to capture and add the Pokemon to your team, but first, you will need to discover a way to defeat the Legendary Dialga.

Pokémon Go Dialga

Dialga is a 4th Gen Pokémon and the main Legendary Pokémon in the game, Pokémon Diamond. The Pokémon is known for its ability to warp time. Speeding, Slowing or even stopping time, representing time. The Steel/Dragon-type Pokemon will now be making an appearance in Pokémon Go as the Raid Boss.

In order to capture the Temporal Pokémon, you must initially defeat the Legendary Raid Boss in a Raid Battle. Tough as Dialga is, the Pokémon has a weakness. Assembling Ground-type and Fighting-type Pokemon will provide you an advantage against Dialga Steel body.

Dialga – Pokémon Go | Niantic

Dialga Counter

If you have Machamp in your collection, it is highly recommended to put Fighting-type Pokémon into your team. Providing you with the best advantage. Other good backup counters are Hariyama, Blaziken, Heracross and Lucario offering a worthy replacement for those who do not have Machamp.

Once you have defeated Legendary Dialga, you will encounter the Pokemon, giving you chance to capture. You can refer to our Pokémon Go: Ultimate Guide To Capture Raid Bosses, if you experience some trouble capturing the elusive Pokémon.


Legendary Dialga, will join Raid Battles across the world from March 1 at 1:00 p.m. PST to March 28 at 1:00 p.m. PDT!