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Roar of Time (Japanese: ときのほうこう Roar of Time) is a damage-dealing Dragon-type move introduced in Generation IV. It is the signature move of Dialga.
Roar of Time inflicts damage and then forces the user to recharge during the next turn. Unless this attack misses, the user will always have to recharge the next turn.
|| The user blasts the foe with power that distorts even time. The user must rest on the next turn.
|| The user blasts the target with power that distorts even time. The user must rest on the next turn.
|| The user blasts the target with power that distorts even time. The user can't move on the next turn.
|Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.|
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
In other games
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
In Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, Dialga is available in a Special Mission. At the beginning of the mission, it uses Roar of Time to send the player and Wendy back in time to before the player moved to Chicole Village. If the player fails to capture Dialga within a hidden time limit, Dialga will send them back to the beginning of the mission.
| Table assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.|
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.
| Power = 58 | Accuracy = 90% | Effect = The user cannot attack the next turn after this move hits.
| Used by :
The user will inflict heavy damage on all opposing Pokémon in the room. If it hits successfully, the user becomes paused.
|| The user blasts the enemy with power that distorts even time. It cannot be used 2 turns in a row.
In the anime
In the manga
In the movie adaptations
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga
In the Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!! manga
In other generations
- Roar of Time has the highest base power of any Dragon-type move.
- It is the only current signature move that is a variation of Hyper Beam.
In other languages