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Max Lightning
ダイサンダー Dai Thunder
Max Lighting VIII.png
Max Lighting VIII 2.png
Type  Electric
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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Max Lightning (Japanese: ダイサンダー Dai Thunder) is a damage-dealing Electric-type Max Move introduced in Generation VIII.




Games Description
SwSh This is an Electric-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. The user turns the ground into Electric Terrain for five turns.


Any Dynamax Pokémon can use Max Lightning if it knows a damaging Electric-type move.

In the anime

Leon Charizard Max Lightning 1.png Leon Charizard Max Lightning 2.png Leon Charizard Max Lightning effect.png None.png
Gigantamax Charizard Gigantamax Charizard Electric Terrain forming
The Dynamaxed user creates a large beam of electricity and unleashes it to the target.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
006Gi Charizard Gigantamax Charizard's body glows and sparks with yellow electricity, or Gigantamax Charizard releases a bolt of yellow electricity from its body into the sky. A storm cloud then forms in the sky and releases a massive lightning bolt that strikes the opponent. Afterwards, an Electric Terrain covers the field.
Leon's Charizard Flash of the Titans! Debut
Base move is Thunder Punch

In other languages