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Max Flutterby
ダイワーム Dai Worm
Max Flutterby VIII.png
Max Flutterby VIII 2.png
Type  Bug
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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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Max Flutterby (Japanese: ダイワーム Dai Worm) is a damage-dealing Bug-type Max Move introduced in Generation VIII.



Max Fluttery inflicts damage and then decreases the target's and its ally's Special Attack by one stage. Its power and whether it is a special or physical move depends on the move it is based on.

Base move Power Cat.
Attack Order 130 Physical
Bug Bite 110 Physical
Bug Buzz 130 Special
Fell Stinger 100 Physical
First Impression 130 Physical
Fury Cutter 90 Physical
Infestation 90 Special
Leech Life 130 Physical
Lunge 130 Physical
Megahorn 140 Physical
Pin Missile 130 Physical
Pollen Puff 130 Special
Skitter Smack 70 Physical
Struggle Bug 100 Special
U-turn 120 Physical
X-Scissor 130 Physical


Games Description
SwSh This is a Bug-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This lowers the target's Sp. Atk stat.


Generation VIII

Any Dynamax Pokémon can use Max Flutterby if it knows a damaging Bug-type move.

In the anime

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Gigantamax Centiskorch
The Dynamaxed user attacks the opponent with a massive burst of Bug-type energy.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
851Gi Centiskorch Multicolored sparkles of light appear around Gigantamax Centiskorch's upper body and form into light green orbs of energy. The orbs then burst, releasing blasts of light green energy and multicolored butterfly-shaped energies at the opponent.
Doug's Centi Sword and Shield, Slumbering Weald! Debut

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