Spacial Rend (move)

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Spacial Rend
あくうせつだん Subspace Tear
Spacial Rend.png
Spacial Rend 2.png
Type  Dragon
Category  Special
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  100
Accuracy  95%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Judge's Voltage goes up.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  6 ♥♥♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
A very appealing move, but after using this move, the user is more easily startled.

Spacial Rend (Japanese: あくうせつだん Subspace Tear) is a damage-dealing Dragon-type move introduced in Generation IV. It is the signature move of Palkia.


Spacial Rend deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio.


Games Description
DPPtHGSS The user tears the foe along with the space around it. This move has a high critical-hit ratio.
The user tears the target along with the space around it. Critical hits land more easily.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
484 Palkia Palkia Water Dragon 40 46 46 46
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

By event

Generation IV

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
491 491 Darkrai Dark Cinema Darkrai
Toys "R" Us and Nintendo World Store Darkrai
European Alamos Darkrai
Australian Alamos Darkrai
Nintendo of Korea Darkrai
493 493 Arceus Normal Cinema Arceus
Australian Michina Arceus
Toys "R" Us Arceus
European Michina Arceus
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Spacial Rend hits all opposing Pokémon in the room and has an increased critical hit ratio.

Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia

Palkia is available in a special mission. Palkia's Spacial Rend distorts Almia, causing many strange things to happen, such as people warping when they pass through doors and fishermen fishing on sand or lava. While being captured, Palkia uses Spacial Rend to warp the capture location at timed intervals, causing effects such as flames or ice spurting from the ground.

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U

When summoned, Palkia uses Spacial Rend to flip the stage perspective temporarily. The attack can also damage fighters that make contact.

In the anime

Palkia Spacial Rend hit.png Palkia Spacial Rend.png Palkia Spacial Rend gem glow.png M18 Palkia Spacial Rend.png
Hitting the opponent Palkia Pearl glows Palkia
The user slashes the fabric of space resulting in a wave of energy.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
484 Palkia The pearls on Palkia's shoulders glow pink, its eyes glow orange, and its forearm starts to gather energy, also glowing pink. It then slashes the air and releases a pink crescent blade of energy from its arm at the opponent.
Palkia (movie) The Rise of Darkrai Debut
A wild Palkia controlled by Cyrus The Battle Finale of Legend! None
A Palkia summoned by Hoopa Hoopa and the Clash of Ages None

In the manga

In the movie adaptations

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In the Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!! manga

In other generations

Spacial Rend DP.png Spacial Rend PtHGSS.png Spacial Rend BW.png Spacial Rend B2W2.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
Generation I
Generation II Generation II
Generation II
Crystal Generation III Generation III
Generation III
Generation IV
PtHGSS HGSS BW BW B2W2 Generation V
Generation V
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast


In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 隔空切斷 Gé​kōng​ Qiē​duàn
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Ruimte Snee
France Flag.png French Spatio-Rift
Germany Flag.png German Raumschlag
Greece Flag.png Greek Χωρικό Σχίσμα
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Membelah Ruang
Italy Flag.png Italian Fendispazio
South Korea Flag.png Korean 공간절단 Gonggan Jeoldan
Poland Flag.png Polish Kosmiczny Wybuch
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Fenda Espacial
Romania Flag.png Romanian Spacial Rend
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Corte Espacial
Spain Flag.png Spain Corte Vacío

Variations of the move Aeroblast
Special AeroblastSpacial Rend

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