Roar of Time (move)

Roar of Time
ときのほうこう Roar of Time
Roar of Time IX.png
Roar of Time IX 2.png
Type  Dragon
Category  Special
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  150
Accuracy  90%
Priority  0
Range
Opponent Opponent Opponent
Self Ally Ally
Normal: May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +3 if the Pokémon that just went hit max Voltage.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  4 ♥♥♥♥
Startles all other Pokémon. User cannot act in the next turn.

Roar of Time (Japanese: ときのほうこう Roar of Time) is a damage-dealing Dragon-type move introduced in Generation IV. It is the signature move of Dialga.

Effect

Generation IV to VII

Roar of Time inflicts damage and then forces the user to recharge during the next turn. Unless the move fails due to missing, type immunity, or is blocked by a protection move, the user will always have to recharge the next turn.

Generation VIII onwards

In Versions 1.0 to 1.2.1 of Pokémon Sword and Shield, Roar of Time could not be selected in a battle. Starting with Version 1.3.0, it is usable and functions the same as it did in previous generations.

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Roar of Time's base power has been lowered to 120. Instead of forcing the user to recharge, it lowers the user's action speed.

Category  Special
PP  5
Agile Strong
Power  120  100  150
Accuracy  90%  90%  100%
Action speed modifier
Self  +5  +2  +8
Target  0  +3  0
Additional effect
   ?  ?
   ?  ?
   ?  ?
Lowers the user's action speed

If used by Origin Forme Dialga, Roar of Time's animation, base power, and accuracy are changed.

Category  Special
PP  5
Agile Strong
Power  140  120  170
Accuracy  75%  75%  85%
Action speed modifier
Self  +6  +4  +10
Target  0  +3  0
Additional effect
   ?  ?
   ?  ?
   ?  ?
Lowers the user's action speed

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR The user blasts the foe with power that distorts even time. The user must rest on the next turn.
BWB2W2 The user blasts the target with power that distorts even time. The user must rest on the next turn.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSP
SV
The user blasts the target with power that distorts even time. The user can't move on the next turn.
LA The user blasts the target with power that distorts even time.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0483  
Dialga
All available forms
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 40DPPt
46HGSS
46 46 46 88 40 60 88
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


By event

Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0491     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Cinema Darkrai
Toys "R" Us Darkrai
Nintendo World Store Darkrai
Alamos Darkrai
Nintendo of Korea Darkrai
0493     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Cinema Arceus
Michina Arceus
Toys "R" Us Arceus
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Roar of Time inflicts damage to all enemies in the same room. If the move hits a Pokémon successfully, the user is inflicted with the recoil status condition (Paused prior to Super Mystery Dungeon) for 1 turn. This status prevents the user from taking any actions.

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDTDS 24 - 4 - 80% - Entire room Enemy Yes
BSL 24 - 4 - 56% - Entire room Enemy Yes
SMD 40 50 10 30 90% 98% Entire room Enemy Yes
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:


Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia

In Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, Dialga is available in a Special Mission. At the beginning of the mission, it uses Roar of Time to send the player and Wendy back in time to before the player moved to Chicole Village. If the player fails to capture Dialga within a hidden time limit, Dialga will send them back to the beginning of the mission.

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★★★
Power: 58
Accuracy: 90%
Effect: The user cannot attack the next turn after this move hits.
Users:  
Grid assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.

Pokémon Rumble Rush

  Roar of Time
★★★★★
Attack power 140.7255
Charge time 1.58 seconds
Range type Circular (self)
Number of hits 1
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect None

Pokémon Masters EX

Name Category Cost in move-gauge slots MP
(uses)
Base power Max power Accuracy Target Effect tag Description Playable sync pair(s)
Roar of Time Special 4 178 213 90% An opponent No additional effect. Lucas & Dialga
Sync moves
Name Category State Base power Max power Target Effect tag Description Playable sync pair
Illuminating Roar of Time Special Default
6★ EX
200
300
240
360
An opponent This attack's power increases when the zone is Dragon Zone. Lucas & Dialga

Pokémon GO

In Pokémon GO, Roar of Time is a Charged Attack that has been available since Febuary 24th, 2024. Its Adventure Effect outside of battle, by using Dialga candy and Stardust, it can pause the timers of Incense, Daily Adventure Incense, Star Piece and Lucky Eggs. It costs 5,000 Stardust and 5 Dialga Candy, and lasts 6 minutes.

  Roar of Time
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 160
Energy cost 100
Duration 2.20 seconds
Damage window 1.05-2.50 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 150
Energy cost 65
Secondary effect
Effect chance %
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
 
None

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on all enemies in the room with the user. However, it also changes the user's status to Paused, making it incapable of action.
BSL おなじへやの てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる しかし じぶんが ようすみじょうたいに なってしまう
Conq. The user blasts the enemy with power that distorts even time. It cannot be used 2 turns in a row.
MDGtI  UNUSED
SMD It damages enemies in the same room, but it also makes you recoil, which prevents you from doing anything on the next turn.


In the anime

Main series

 
Fins on backside extending
 
Diamond glowing
 
Dialga
The user shoots a beam of energy from its mouth capable of distorting time.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Dialga's eyes glow orange and the diamond on its chest glows blue. The fins behind it grow larger and Dialga opens its mouth, an indigo ball forming in front of it. It then fires an indigo beam from the ball at the opponent. After the attack has been fired, the fins on its back shrink back to normal size.
Dialga (movie) The Rise of Darkrai Debut
A wild Dialga controlled by Cyrus The Battle Finale of Legend! None
A Dialga summoned by Hoopa Hoopa and the Clash of Ages None


Pokémon Generations

 
Dialga


The user shoots a beam of energy from its mouth capable of distorting time.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Dialga's diamond on its chest glows blue, then a small purple and black ball grows in front of its mouth, until it becomes nearly the size of its face. It then shoots a black, purple, and white beam from it, with white gusts of aura bursting from the beam as it is fired.
A wild Dialga The New World Debut


In the manga

Movie adaptations


Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!!


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 時光咆哮 Sìhgwōng Pàauhhāau *
時間咆哮 Sìhgāan Pàauhhāau *
Mandarin 時光咆哮 / 时光咆哮 Shíguāng Páoxiāo *
時間咆哮 Shíjiān Páoxiào *
  Dutch Tijdsbrul
  French Hurle-Temps
  German Zeitenlärm
  Greek Χρονοβρυχηθμός Chronovrychithmós
  Indonesian Jeritan Waktu
  Italian Fragortempo
  Korean 시간의포효 Siganuipohyo
  Norwegian Tidsbrøl
  Polish Ryk Czasu
Portuguese   Brazil Rugido do Tempo
  Portugal Rugir do Tempo
  Romanian Răcnetul Timpului
Spanish   Latin America Rugido Temporal
  Spain Distorsión
  Turkish Zaman Kükremesi
  Vietnamese Tiếng Gầm Thời Gian



Variations of the move Hyper Beam
  Giga ImpactRock Wrecker
  Hyper BeamBlast BurnHydro CannonFrenzy PlantRoar of Time


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