G-Max Stonesurge (move)

G-Max Stonesurge
キョダイガンジン Kyodai Rock Formation
SwSh Prerelease G-Max Stonesurge.png
Type  Water
Category  Varies
PP  — (max. —)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
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  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect any adjacent foe, but not allies
Introduced  Generation VIII
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Jam  0  
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G-Max Stonesurge (Japanese: キョダイガンジン Kyodai Rock Formation) is a damage-dealing Water-type G-Max Move introduced in Generation VIII. It is the exclusive G-Max Move of Gigantamax Drednaw.


G-Max Stonesurge inflicts damage and creates Stealth Rock on the target's side of the field. Its power and whether it is a special or physical move depends on the move it is based on.

Base move Pwr. Cat. Learnable
Aqua Jet 90 Physical
Aqua Tail 130 Physical
Brine 120 Special
Bubble Beam 120 Special
Crabhammer 130 Physical
Dive 130 Physical
Fishious Rend 130 Physical
Flip Turn 110 Physical
Hydro Cannon 150 Special
Hydro Pump 140 Special
Liquidation 130 Physical
Muddy Water 130 Special
Octazooka 120 Special
Origin Pulse 140 Special
Razor Shell 130 Physical
Scald 130 Special
Snipe Shot 130 Special
Sparkling Aria 130 Special
Steam Eruption 140 Special
Surf 130 Special
Surging Strikes 130 Physical
Water Gun 90 Special
Water Pledge 130 Special
Water Pulse 110 Special
Water Shuriken 90 Special
Water Spout 150 Special
Waterfall 130 Physical
Whirlpool 90 Special


Games Description
SwSh A Water-type attack that Gigantamax Drednaw use. This move scatters sharp rocks around the field.


Gigantamax Drednaw can use G-Max Stonesurge if it knows a damaging Water-type move.

In the anime

Gigantamax Drednaw
Burst of water
The Gigantamaxed user attacks the opponent with a strong surge of water.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Gigantamax Drednaw slams its forelegs into the ground, creating a shockwave that travels towards the opponent. When the shockwave reaches the opponent, a strong wave of water bursts out of the ground from underneath them.
Drednaw (recurring) The Climb to Be the Very Best! Debut

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 超極巨岩陣以待 Chīu Gihkgeuih Ngàahmjahn Yíh Doih
Mandarin 超極巨岩陣以待 / 超极巨岩阵以待 Chāo Jíjù Yánzhèn Yǐ Dài
  French Récif G-Max
  German Giga-Geröll
  Italian Gigarocciagetto
  Korean 거다이암진 Geodai Amjin
  Russian Каменный Импульс G-Макс Kamennyy Impul's G-Maks
  Spanish Gigatrampa Rocas

Max Moves
Max StrikeMax KnuckleMax AirstreamMax OozeMax Quake
Max RockfallMax FlutterbyMax PhantasmMax Steelspike
Max FlareMax GeyserMax OvergrowthMax LightningMax Mindstorm
Max HailstormMax WyrmwindMax DarknessMax StarfallMax Guard
G-Max Moves
G-Max Vine LashG-Max WildfireG-Max CannonadeG-Max Befuddle
G-Max Volt CrashG-Max Gold RushG-Max Chi StrikeG-Max Terror
G-Max Foam BurstG-Max ResonanceG-Max CuddleG-Max Replenish
G-Max MalodorG-Max MeltdownG-Max Drum SoloG-Max Fireball
G-Max HydrosnipeG-Max Wind RageG-Max GravitasG-Max Stonesurge
G-Max VolcalithG-Max TartnessG-Max SweetnessG-Max Sandblast
G-Max Stun ShockG-Max CentifernoG-Max SmiteG-Max SnoozeG-Max Finale
G-Max SteelsurgeG-Max DepletionG-Max One BlowG-Max Rapid Flow

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