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Moon lucario
April 23rd, 2008, 04:13 PM
which one do u prefer and y do u prefer it? i prefer dialga because it more resembles a dragon then palkia does.

tylerowicz
April 23rd, 2008, 04:26 PM
dialga just looks cooler man
palkia is like a buff crazy weight lifter
but he still rocks

Moon lucario
April 23rd, 2008, 04:28 PM
i kno wat u mean dialga looks ten times cooler then palkia

Amplified Ampharos
April 23rd, 2008, 04:38 PM
I agree also Dialga is awesome Palkia is odd

Kinshi
April 23rd, 2008, 04:43 PM
Dialga hands down.

It looks much better than Palkia.

Although Palkia only has one weakness and Dialga has two, Dialga takes .5x from most of the other types. As where Palkia mostly takes 1x damage from most of the other types.

♣Gawain♣
April 23rd, 2008, 04:54 PM
I like Palkia, cause of it's cool appearance. Dalgia's looks are way too evil. Also of the special attacks Palkia summons is way too cool. Hehehe.

Skaterzpenguin
April 23rd, 2008, 05:46 PM
I prefer Palkia over Dialga, because I think its stronger, and looks cooler. Another thing that it can learn better moves than dialga... I think. lol :)

KyuuketsukiX
April 23rd, 2008, 05:56 PM
when i first saw them i thought dialga was cooler. but the type combination of water/dragon and its cry in the game and anime rock!! dialga just sounds like a horse dying in the road and it couldnt hold my attention.

Feuer
April 23rd, 2008, 09:51 PM
Lol to the above post but I'd agree. Palkia owns. A horse dying on the side of the road isn't what it sounded like to me but meh, it still annoys me when my friend uses it. I chose Pearl for Palkia. At first Dialga was awesome, the Silver on the blue but Palkia actually looks like a Dragon. Dialga looks a mutated dog more than a dragon. Palkia also might not be resistance to too many things but is only weak to Dragon type moves. Dialga gets owned by the very popular EQ.

Murasaki
April 23rd, 2008, 09:52 PM
I don't like either of them... they're both kinda ugly.

But Palkia only has one weakness, so I'll go with that.

CrazyGamester
April 23rd, 2008, 10:57 PM
If you ask me they both look ugly.

DCFC_Woody
April 23rd, 2008, 10:59 PM
Dialga FTW

And lucario can you possibly stop the flashing light in your signature & avatar...
They may be some people in this community that are Eperletic and if they see your signature it could cause some serious damage

Thanks

MetalMEB
April 23rd, 2008, 11:02 PM
I've been back and forth with which one I like more... At first, it was Dialga, then I started liking Palkia... And now... I think I like Dialga again. >_>

So... Imma say Dialga looks cooler.

halcyonXlll
April 24th, 2008, 12:21 AM
I am going to say Dialga, because I like it and I like it's typing - the combination of Steel and Dragon may leave it with two weaknesses, but it grants Dialga with 1 immunity, 10 resistances and a super resistance. That leaves just 3 other types that can deal neutral damage to it.

Palkia on the other hand only has one weakness, but also just 1 resistance and 2 super resistances.

That, and I think Dialga looks better :3

Dunsparce
April 24th, 2008, 03:21 AM
I prefer Girantina over both, but if the standard Palkia fought the standard Dialga, Palkia wins 9 out of 10 times. This is not an Opinion, but a FACT. I don't really like either, though. Girantina FTW!

And only n00bs use Roar of Time.

Hyperbeam, Frenzy Plant, Blast Burn, Hydro Cannon, Giga Impact, Rock Wrecker, and Roar of Time are all n00b moves, just like Double Team/Minimize. The Recharge Turn just makes you set-up fodder.

.:The_Lost_Realm:.
April 24th, 2008, 03:50 AM
I agree on the Roar of Time < Special Rend.

Palkia > Dialga when:
- Kyogre's around on uber battles.
- Has Only 1 Weakness (Dragon)
- More useful signature move

Dialga > Palia when:
- Groudon boosts its Overheat.
- Palkia looks... weird. o.O
- Type Coverage.

But Giratina's better.
Giratina > Dialga/Palkia
- Physical Walling ability

Moonlit Umbreon
April 24th, 2008, 04:32 AM
PALKIA FTW. Definately. At first when I looked at Palkia, I was like "wth is that?!" But then I looked at Dialga and went "Oh."

Look-a-like wise: Dialga looks half eaten, a lot less of a dragon than Palkia, due to it's four legs, and canine/alien look. Palkia has a noticable wing-span on it's back, stands on it's hind legs, has more flesh, and is just more believable as a dragon type I think.

Stastic wise: Palkia's standard KO-hit ratio is higher than Dialga's, and it's only weakness is against dragon types. Palkia is a better all-rounder.

WaluigiRedclaw91
April 24th, 2008, 04:53 AM
palkia is so much more fabulous!

Dunsparce
April 24th, 2008, 07:48 AM
Dialga > Palia when:
- Groudon boosts its Overheat.
- Palkia looks... weird. o.O
- Type Coverage.


The thing is that Groudon is BARELY Used compared to Kyogre in the Uber Metagame.

And while Palkia has to watch out for Rayquaza'a Outrage, Dialga has to watch for Earthquake, Earth Power, Aura Sphere, Fighting/Grounf-type Judgement, ect., as Rayquaza is one of the only Commonly used Ubers that carries a Dragon Attack All the time. While I love/hate them both equally, I know Palkia is generally a better Pokemon.

But Giratina's better.
Giratina > Dialga/Palkia
- Physical Walling ability

Exactly XD

Toblerone
April 24th, 2008, 07:51 AM
Palkia is by FAR the better version. I find it much more.. nicer, if you know what i mean.

Gyardosamped
April 24th, 2008, 10:18 AM
Dialga, it's way better. :D

Amplified Ampharos
April 24th, 2008, 12:43 PM
Dialga is so much better Palkia looks like a Killer Doll that was mutated Dialga looks cooler if I had a Palkia I would release it

.
April 24th, 2008, 12:51 PM
Diagla has 11 resistences, second only to the Magnemite family. :D

Palkia looks way cooler though. Pink FTW.

Milke
April 24th, 2008, 01:03 PM
I think Dialga looks cooler but Palkia would fare better in an uber battle, since Dialga can't make much use of its exclusive move, unlike palkia.

Gooberdued
April 24th, 2008, 01:04 PM
Based on appearance, Dialga, but thats where the good things about Dialga stop for me.

Palkia is just better then Dialga, as other posts have explained, too bad he looks like a... well, use your imagination.

dtrain24
April 24th, 2008, 01:20 PM
They're both awesome! But I prefer Diagla.

They're both awesome! But I prefer Diagla though.

Feuer
April 24th, 2008, 04:11 PM
Well. I'd also like to add to my first post by saying, Shiny Palkia owns Shiny Dialga. Dialga gets owned by Palkia. Instead of looking at the resistances why don't you look at the weaknesses?

Trainer Trance
April 25th, 2008, 11:16 AM
If it's all based on looks, I prefer Palkia.

He's slightly reminiscent of a pink Mecha Godzilla, while Dialga looks like... a big horse... with a tumor growing out of his head... and funky knees.

Their cries...

Palkia's is more threatening, seeming to go "BLAAAWWHH!!" while Dialga's just... sounds like someone just kicked a cat. Hard.

Dialga might seem like he's more useful, but I'd take the pink dragon anyday.

Now if you're throwing Giratina into the mix... There's where we change things up a bit, because he's just freaking awesome.

Horizon
April 25th, 2008, 11:28 AM
Their cries...

Palkia's is more threatening, seeming to go "BLAAAWWHH!!" while Dialga's just... sounds like someone just kicked a cat. Hard.

Lol, I agree. Palkia's cry actually sounds space-like, whereas Dialga's, although cool, does sound a little like a kicked cat... ._.

Sajiri
April 25th, 2008, 11:41 AM
I like Dialga more but Palkia is stronger. If I were to use one in a battle I would pick Palkia, but it doesnt matter because I dont use ubers and I just have too much fun beating people's palkias on PBR with my milotic anyway

flimz
April 25th, 2008, 04:49 PM
Well i think they both look like garbage...

Crett
April 25th, 2008, 05:06 PM
I'd say this belongs in Pokemon General...
But..
Whatever.
Dialga FTW.
Even if it's cry does sound like a dying animal.

XaRhS
April 26th, 2008, 08:38 AM
dialga looks more cool although i don't like the type combination>steel and ghost?isn't it far-fetched?

Moon lucario
April 26th, 2008, 10:18 AM
in terms of types i would choose palkia because it is only weaken to one type; that being dragon while dialga is weaken to 2; dragon and ice. But in terms of apperance i would choose dialga

Horizon
April 26th, 2008, 10:25 AM
Uhh...

dialga looks more cool although i don't like the type combination>steel and ghost?isn't it far-fetched?

It's a dragon. How can it be Steel/Ghost? Steel/Dragon plox.

in terms of types i would choose palkia because it is only weaken to one type; that being dragon while dialga is weaken to 2; dragon and ice. But in terms of apperance i would choose dialga

Palkia is indeed weak to only Dragon, whereas the two types Dialga is weak to is Ground and Fighting. The Steel-type of Dialga nullifies the super-effectiveness of Dragon and Ice.

Sushi.
April 26th, 2008, 10:26 AM
Palkia is better then Diagla to me. Because poor Palkia from the Movie when he got some damages from Diagla also, Diagla escape before Palkia and made Ash, Dawn and Brock blame Palkia instead both of them. Anyway I like Palkia better.

Moon lucario
April 26th, 2008, 10:27 AM
Uhh...



It's a dragon. How can it be Steel/Ghost?



Palkia is indeed weak to only Dragon, whereas the two types Dialga is weak to is Ground and Fighting. The Steel-type of Dialga nullifies the super-effectiveness of Dragon and Ice.


but doesnt dragon null out the fighting and ground types attacks?

Decypher
April 26th, 2008, 02:19 PM
I prefer Dialga, mainly because I like how it looks more than Palkia, I prefer blue to purple.

Gummy
April 26th, 2008, 02:21 PM
Dialga because Palkia looks like a metallic version of Barney.

Toastypk
April 26th, 2008, 02:28 PM
Dialga's always been my guy. I love his design, and his defense is great.

Cynic Kaka
April 26th, 2008, 03:25 PM
Giratina's the third dragon, but since he ain't the choice, I choose Shiny Dialga!

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Anxiety.
April 26th, 2008, 08:02 PM
1. This will most likely start flaming wars....

Okay, lets look at the weaknesses and resistances before we decide ne?

Dialga:
Normal - 0.5
Fire - 1.0
Water - 0.5
Electric - 0.5
Grass - 0.25
Ice - 1.0
Fight - 2.0
Poison - 0.0
Ground - 2.0
Flying - 0.5
Psychic - 0.5
Bug - 0.5
Rock - 0.5
Ghost - 0.5
Dragon - 1.0
Dark - 0.5
Steel - 0.5

Total Weaknesses - 2/17
Total Resistances - 11/17
Total Super Resistances - 1/17

Palkia:
Normal - 1.0
Fire - 0.25
Water - 0.25
Electric - 1.0
Grass - 1.0
Ice - 1.0
Fight - 1.0
Poison - 1.0
Ground - 1.0
Flying - 1.0
Psychic - 1.0
Bug - 1.0
Rock - 1.0
Ghost - 1.0
Dragon - 2.0
Dark - 1.0
Steel - 0.5

Total Weaknesses - 1/17
Total Resistances - 3/17
Total Super Resistances - 0/17

Okay, lets look at Dialga's and Palkia's types.
Dialga - Steel/Dragon
Palkia - Water/Dragon
Look at the resistances and weaknesses

Palkia:
Resistnaces:
Steel - 0.5
Fire - 0.25
Water - 0.25

Weaknesses:
Dragon - 2.0

Dialga:
Resistances:
Normal - 0.5
Water - 0.5
Electric - 0.5
Grass - 0.25
Poison - 0.0
Flying - 0.5
Psychic - 0.5
Bug - 0.5
Rock - 0.
Ghost - 0.5
Dark - 0.5
Steel - 0.5

Weaknesses:
Fight - 2.0
Ground - 2.0

So you can see that Palkia is weak so some of Dialga's moves, which are:
Dragonbreath - Dragon
Dragon Claw - Dragon
Roar Of Time - Dragon
Dragon Pulse - Dragon
Draco Meteor - Dragon
Total - 5

Palkia can own Dialga with:
Earth Power - Ground
Aura Sphere - Fight
Focus Punch - Fight
Earthquake - Ground
Focus Blast - Fight
Rock Smash - Fight
Total - 6

Lets look at move pools:

Dialga:
By level:

Dragonbreath - Dragon
Scary Face - Normal
Metal Claw - Steel
Ancientpower - Rock
Dragon Claw - Dragon
Roar Of Time - Dragon
Heal Block - Psychic
Earth Power - Ground
Slash - Normal
Flash Cannon - Steel
Aura Sphere - Fight

By TM/HM:
Dragon Claw - Dragon
Roar - Normal
Toxic - Poison
Bulk Up - Fight
Hidden Power - Normal
Sunny Day - Fire
Ice Beam - Ice
Blizzard - Ice
Hyper Beam - Normal
Protect - Normal
Rain Dance - Water
Safeguard - Normal
Frustration - Normal
Iron Tail - Steel
Thunderbolt - Electric
Thunder - Electric
Earthquake - Ground
Return - Normal
Brick Break - Fight
Double Team - Normal
Shock Wave - Electric
Flamethrower - Fire
Sandstorm - Rock
Fire Blast - Fire
Rock Tomb - Rock
Aerial Ace - Flying
Facade - Normal
Secret Power - Normal
Rest - Psychic
Overheat - Fire
Endure - Normal
Dragon Pulse - Dragon
Shadow Claw - Ghost
Giga Impact - Normal
Flash - Normal
Stone Edge - Rock
Thunder Wave - Electric
Stealth Rock - Rock
Psych Up - Normal
Rock Slide - Rock
Sleep Talk - Normal
Natural Gift - Normal
Swagger - Normal
Substitute - Normal
Flash Cannon - Steel
Trick Room - Psychic
Cut - Normal
Strength - Normal
Rock Smash - Fight

Move Tutor Moves:
Draco Meteor

Egg Moves:
None

Total: 61 Moves


Palkia:
By Level:

Dragonbreath - Dragon
Scary Face - Normal
Water Pulse - Water
Ancient Power - Rock
Dragon Claw - Dragon
Spacial Rend - Dragon
Heal Block - Psychic
Earth Power - Ground
Slash - Normal
Aqua Tail - Water
Aura Sphere - Fight

By TM/HM:

Focus Punch - Fight
Dragon Claw - Dragon
Water Pulse - Water
Roar - Normal
Toxic - Poison
Hail - Ice
Bulk Up - Fight
Hidden Power - Normal
Sunny Day - Fire
Ice Beam - Ice
Blizzard - Ice
Hyper Beam - Normal
Protect - Normal
Rain Dance - Water
Safeguard - Normal
Frustration - Normal
Thunderbolt - Electric
Thunder - Electric
Earthquake - Ground
Return - Normal
Brick Break - Fight
Double Team - Normal
Shock Wave - Electric
Flamethrower - Fire
Sandstorm - Rock
Fire Blast - Fire
Rock Tomb - Rock
Aerial Ace - Flying
Facade - Normal
Secret Power - Normal
Rest - Psychic
Focus Blast - Fight
Brine - Water
Fling - Dark
Endure - Normal
Dragon Pulse - Dragon
Shadow Claw - Ghost
Giga Impact - Normal
Stone Edge - Rock
Avalanche - Ice
Thunder Wave - Electric
Psych Up - Normal
Rock Slide - Rock
Sleep Talk - Normal
Natural Gift - Normal
Swagger - Normal
Substitute - Normal
Trick Room - Psychic
Cut - Normal
Surf - Water
Strength - Normal
Rock Smash - Fight

Move Tutor Moves:
Draco Meteor - Dragon

Egg Moves:
None

Total: 64 Moves


Palkia learns 64 Moves, 6 of which are super effective on Dialga
Dialga learns 61 Moves, 5 of which are super effective on Palkia

A Picture of Both of Them:
http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g37/Ramzo-Dragon/Palkia.jpg
http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g37/Ramzo-Dragon/Dialga.jpg

Dialga:
Height - 17'09"
Weight - 1505.7 lbs

Palkia:
Height - 13'09"
Weight - 780.8 lbs

I can't think of anymore info hahaha!! Well, I just thought I would post some facts to base your vote on!

I vote Palkia, it looks cooler, it has more moves in total, not to mention 6 moves that will pwn Dialga, whilst Dialga only has 5 moves that would pwn Palkia. Palkia only has one weakness, Dialga has two. And Dialga is fat apparently, compared to Palkia it is anyway xD So yeah, in short

PALKIA > DIALGA

Acrutheo
April 28th, 2008, 05:42 PM
While I realise that Palkia is stronger, I still prefer Dialga, mainly for its design. Also, to me, power over the temporal seems more appealing than power over the spatial.

go123
April 28th, 2008, 05:44 PM
dialga looks way cooler so yeah dialga wins

zilla103
April 29th, 2008, 12:02 PM
I thienk they are both great but I like Palkia a little more.
Just my own oppinion.

EviladeBlazingDemon
April 29th, 2008, 12:09 PM
I love em both, but i think palkia is way better. Looks cooler, stronger, better cry. Dialga's cry sounds like some one got a load of puppies, stuffed them in a piano, and dropped the piano into a giant trouser press.