I've heard enough! I don't care about potential and resources. I want my cluster, and I want that planet to die. Just make that happen.
~ Yellow Diamond to Peridot


"Yellow Diamond" is a Homeworld Gem and a member of the Great Diamond Authority that rules over the Gem race. She was first shown in the extended theme song and made her debut appearance in "Message Received". She is said to be flawless, with no weaknesses, as well as being a Diamond, which are the strongest varieties of gems on Homeworld.

Powers and Stats

Tier: Unknown. At least 5-C, likely higher

Name: Yellow Diamond

Origin: Steven Universe

Gender: Genderless (Though appears as and commonly referred to as female)

Age: Over 6000 years old

Classification: Homeworld Gem, Member of the Diamond Authority, Homeworld leader (alongside other diamonds)

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Regeneration (Low-High), Immortality (Types 1 and 3), Shapeshifting, Size Manipulation, Body Control, Biological Manipulation, Can fuse with other gems to become more powerful, Can contain gems in bubbles of energy, Automatic-adjustment to different strengths of gravity, Does not need oxygen to survive, Electricity Manipulation, Gem destabilization

Attack Potency: Unknown. At least Moon level (The Diamonds are considered to be by far the most powerful Gems in existence, so greatly superior to others that even the thought of a Diamond getting "poofed" is considered laughable. Should be significantly more powerful than characters such as Lapis Lazuli, and likely fusions such as Malachite and Alexandrite, as well. Almost certainly more powerful than White Light, who was able to take multiple hits from Alexandrite and continue fighting at full efficiency. Crushed a Zircon with her finger like one would crush an insect), likely higher (While the exact degree of the Diamonds' superiority to other Gems is unknown, the fact that any other Gem "poofing" them is seen as a joke suggests the difference could be absolutely massive)

Speed: Relativistic+ in Combat Speed, Reactions, Short Burst Speed via powerscaling (Should be comparable to if not superior to Jasper and the Crystal Gems)

Lifting Strength: Class Z (Being Jasper's superior)

Striking Strength: Unknown. At least Moon Class, likely higher

Durability: Unknown. At least Moon level, likely higher (The idea of another Gem even being able to hurt a Diamond is seen as absurd)

Stamina: Limitless so long as her gem isn't damaged or destroyed

Range: Extended melee range

Standard Equipment: Unknown (Gem Weapon which has not yet been revealed)

Intelligence: Presumably High

Weaknesses: Sufficient damage to her physical form can revert her back to her vulnerable gem form which can be broken and destroyed

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

  • Gem Destabilization: Yellow Diamond has shown to be able to destabilize Gems using the same energy as the Gem Destabilizer. She can channel this from her hands, as well as emit an aura of sorts around her.



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Notable Losses:

Inconclusive Matches:

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