Pokemon Ref

Dark Pokémon Type (Type)

The Dark type is one of the 18 elemental Pokémon types.

Dark Strengths and Weaknesses


Super effective Psychic GhostDark is super effective against these types and will deal double damage.
Not very effective Fighting Dark FairyDark is not very effective against these types and will deal half damage.


No effect on Dark PsychicThese types have no effect on Darkand will deal no damage.
Not very effective against Dark Ghost DarkThese types are not very effective againstDark type, and will deal half the damage they normally would.
Super effective against Dark Fighting Bug FairyThese types are super effective against Water and will deal double the damage they would normally deal.

Dark Pokémon Stat Averages

Dark Pokémon

This is a complete list of all Dark Pokémon. This list can be searched and sorted. To sort, click the column names.
Base Exp.
Total Stats
#877Morpeko Full BellyElectricDark153436589558705858
#892Urshifu Single StrikeFightingDark275550100130100636060
#154Gyarados MegaWaterDark2246409515510970130130
#262Houndoom MegaDarkFire2106007590901409090
#273Tyranitar MegaRockDark31570010016415095120120
#389Absol MegaDark19856565150601156060
#328Sableye MegaDarkGhost168480508512585115115
#347Sharpedo MegaWaterDark19656070140701106565
#720Hoopa UnboundPsychicDark3066808016060170130130
#19Rattata AlolaDarkNormal51253305635253535
#20Raticate AlolaDarkNormal145413757170408080
#20Raticate Totem AlolaDarkNormal145413757170408080
#57Meowth AlolaDark58290403535504040
#58Persian AlolaDark154440656060756565
#96Grimer AlolaPoisonDark65325808050405050
#97Muk AlolaPoisonDark1755001051057565100100
#659Greninja Battle BondWaterDark2395307295671037171
#659Greninja AshWaterDark28864072145671537171
#178Moltres GalarDarkFlying290580908590100125125
#288Zigzagoon GalarDarkNormal56240383041304141
#289Linoone GalarDarkNormal147420787061506161
#877Morpeko HangryElectricDark153436589558705858
#893Zarude DadaDarkGrass300600105120105709595
#861Grimmsnarl GmaxDarkFairy2555109512065957575
#892Urshifu Single Strike GmaxFightingDark275550100130100636060

Dark Moves

This is a complete list of all Dark moves. This list can be searched and sorted. To sort, click the column names.

BitePhysical12560100The target is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. This may also make the target flinch.
ThiefPhysical22560100The user attacks and steals the target’s held item simultaneously. The user can’t steal anything if it already holds an item.
Feint AttackPhysical22060The user approaches the target disarmingly, then throws a sucker punch. This attack never misses.
PursuitPhysical22040100The power of this attack move is doubled if it’s used on a target that’s switching out of battle.
CrunchPhysical21580100The user crunches up the target with sharp fangs. This may also lower the target’s Defense stat.
Beat UpPhysical210100The user gets all party Pokémon to attack the target. The more party Pokémon, the greater the number of attacks.
TormentStatus315100The user torments and enrages the target, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.
FlatterStatus315100Flattery is used to confuse the target. However, this also raises the target’s Sp. Atk stat.
MementoStatus310100The user faints when using this move. In return, this harshly lowers the target’s Attack and Sp. Atk stats.
TauntStatus320100The target is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for three turns.
Knock OffPhysical32065100The user slaps down the target’s held item, and that item can’t be used in that battle. The move does more damage if the target has a held item.
SnatchStatus310The user steals the effects of any attempts to use a healing or stat-changing move.
Fake TearsStatus320100The user feigns crying to fluster the target, harshly lowering its Sp. Def stat.
PaybackPhysical41050100The user stores power, then attacks. If the user moves after the target, this attack’s power will be doubled.
AssurancePhysical41060100If the target has already taken some damage in the same turn, this attack’s power is doubled.
EmbargoStatus415100This move prevents the target from using its held item for five turns. Its Trainer is also prevented from using items on it.
FlingPhysical410100The user flings its held item at the target to attack. This move’s power and effects depend on the item.
PunishmentPhysical45100The more the target has powered up with stat changes, the greater the move’s power.
Sucker PunchPhysical4570100This move enables the user to attack first. This move fails if the target is not readying an attack.
Dark PulseSpecial41580100The user releases a horrible aura imbued with dark thoughts. This may also make the target flinch.
Night SlashPhysical41570100The user slashes the target the instant an opportunity arises. Critical hits land more easily.
SwitcherooStatus410100The user trades held items with the target faster than the eye can follow.
Nasty PlotStatus420The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. This sharply raises the user’s Sp. Atk stat.
Dark VoidStatus41050Opposing Pokémon are dragged into a world of total darkness that makes them sleep.
Hone ClawsStatus515The user sharpens its claws to boost its Attack stat and accuracy.
Foul PlayPhysical51595100The user turns the target’s power against it. The higher the target’s Attack stat, the greater the damage it deals.
QuashStatus515100The user suppresses the target and makes its move go last.
Night DazeSpecial5108595The user lets loose a pitch-black shock wave at its target. This may also lower the target’s accuracy.
SnarlSpecial5155595The user yells as if it’s ranting about something, which lowers the Sp. Atk stats of opposing Pokémon.
Parting ShotStatus620100With a parting threat, the user lowers the target’s Attack and Sp. Atk stats. Then it switches with a party Pokémon.
Topsy-TurvyStatus620All stat changes affecting the target turn topsy-turvy and become the opposite of what they were.
Hyperspace FuryPhysical65100Using its many arms, the user unleashes a barrage of attacks that ignore the effects of moves like Protect and Detect. But the user’s Defense stat falls.
Black Hole EclipsePhysical71The user gathers dark energy using its Z-Power and sucks the target into it. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Darkest LariatPhysical71085100The user swings both arms and hits the target. The target’s stat changes don’t affect this attack’s damage.
Throat ChopPhysical71580100The user attacks the target’s throat, and the resultant suffering prevents the target from using moves that emit sound for two turns.
Power TripPhysical71020100The user boasts its strength and attacks the target. The more the user’s stats are raised, the greater the move’s power.
Brutal SwingPhysical72060100The user swings its body around violently to inflict damage on everything in its vicinity.
Malicious MoonsaultPhysical71180The user, Incineroar, strengthens its body using its Z-Power and crashes into the target with full force.
Baddy BadSpecial7158095The user acts bad and attacks the target. A wondrous wall of light is put up to weaken the power of the opposing Pokémon’s physical moves.
Jaw LockPhysical81080100This move prevents the user and the target from switching out until either of them faints. The effect goes away if either of the Pokémon leaves the field.
Max DarknessPhysical81010This is a Dark-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This lowers the target’s Sp. Def stat.
ObstructStatus810100This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession. Direct contact harshly lowers the attacker’s Defense stat.
False SurrenderPhysical81080The user pretends to bow its head, but then it stabs the target with its disheveled hair. This attack never misses.
Lash OutPhysical8575100The user lashes out to vent its frustration toward the target. If the user’s stats were lowered during this turn, the power of this move is doubled.
Wicked BlowPhysical8580100The user, having mastered the Dark style, strikes the target with a fierce blow. This attack always results in a critical hit.
Fiery WrathSpecial81090100The user transforms its wrath into a fire-like aura to attack. This may also make opposing Pokémon flinch.