Max Phantasm (move)

Max Phantasm
ダイホロウ Dai Hollow
Max Phantasm VIII.png
Max Phantasm VIII 2.png
Type  Ghost
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 Phantasm (Japanese: ダイホロウ Dai Hollow) is a damage-dealing Ghost-type Max Move introduced in Generation VIII.


Max Phantasm inflicts damage and lowers the target's and its ally's Defense by one stage. Its power and whether it is a special or physical move depends on the move it is based on.

Base move Pwr. Cat.
Astonish 90 Physical
Astral Barrage 140 Special
Hex 120 Special
Lick 90 Physical
Moongeist Beam 130 Special
Night Shade 100 Special
Phantom Force 130 Physical
Poltergeist 140 Physical
Shadow Ball 130 Special
Shadow Bone 130 Physical
Shadow Claw 120 Physical
Shadow Force 140 Physical
Shadow Punch 110 Physical
Shadow Sneak 90 Physical
Spectral Thief 130 Physical
Spirit Shackle 130 Physical

Generation VIII

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Max Phantasm cannot be selected in a battle.


Games Description
This is a Ghost-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This lowers the target's Defense stat.
BDSP This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.


Generation VIII

Any Dynamax Pokémon can use Max Phantasm if it knows a damaging Ghost-type move.

In other games

Pokémon Masters EX

Action Class Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description Playable Users
Max Move* Special 400 480 —% An opponent Lowers the Defense of all opposing sync pairs by 2 stat ranks. Victor & Spectrier (Direct link)

In other generations

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 極巨幽魂 Gihkgeuih Yāuwàhn
Mandarin 極巨幽魂 / 极巨幽魂 Jíjù Yōuhún
  French Spectromax
  German Dyna-Spuk
  Italian Dynavuoto
  Korean 다이할로우 Daihallou
  Spanish Maxiespectro

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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