Max Starfall (move)

Max Starfall
ダイフェアリー Dai Fairy
Max Starfall VIII.png
Type  Fairy
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 Starfall (Japanese: ダイフェアリー Dai Fairy) is a damage-dealing Fairy-type Max Move introduced in Generation VIII.


Max Starfall inflicts damage and causes the battlefield to become Misty Terrain for 5 turns (8 if a Terrain Extender is held). Its power and whether it is a special or physical move depends on the move it is based on.

Base move Pwr. Cat.
Dazzling Gleam 130 Special
Disarming Voice 90 Special
Draining Kiss 100 Special
Fairy Wind 90 Special
Fleur Cannon 140 Special
Light of Ruin 140 Special
Misty Explosion 130 Special
Moonblast 130 Special
Nature's Madness 100 Special
Play Rough 130 Physical
Spirit Break 130 Physical
Strange Steam 130 Special

Generation VIII

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Max Starfall cannot be selected in a battle.


Games Description
This is a Fairy-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. The user turns the ground into Misty Terrain for five turns.
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 Starfall if it knows a damaging Fairy-type move.

In the anime

Gigantamax Grimmsnarl
Gigantamax Gengar
The Dynamaxed user causes multiple stars to fall on the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Gigantamax Grimmsnarl makes multiple yellow stars fall down from the sky and onto the opponent.
Marnie's Grimmsnarl Battling Turned Up to Eleven! Debut
Base move is
Spirit Break
  Gigantamax Gengar makes multiple yellow stars fall down from the sky and onto the opponent. When the attack hits, a multicolored star-shaped burst of energy is released.
Ash's Gengar Aim For The Eight! Base move is
Dazzling Gleam

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 極巨妖精 Gihkgeuih Yīujīng
Mandarin 極巨妖精 / 极巨妖精 Jíjù Yāojing
  Czech Maximální hvězdopád
  Dutch Max Sterrenregen
  French Enchantomax
  German Dyna-Zauber
  Italian Dynafata
  Korean 다이페어리 Daipe-eori
  Polish Maxi Gwiezdny Pył
Portuguese   Brazil Queda Estelar Max
  Portugal Chuva Estelar Max
  Spanish Maxiestela

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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