#491 Darkrai
General Location Attacks Stats Egg Moves SpinOff Dex
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Name Other Names No. Gender Ratio Type
Darkrai
Japan: Darkrai
ダークライ
French: Darkrai
German: Darkrai
Korean: 다크라이
National: #491
BW Unova: #---
B2W2 Unova: #---
Darkrai is Genderless
Abilities: Bad Dreams
Bad Dreams: Reduces a sleeping foe’s HP.
Classification Height Weight Capture Rate Base Egg Steps
Pitch-Black Pokémon 4’11”
1.5m
111.3lbs
50.5kg
3 30,720
Experience Growth Base Happiness Effort Values Earned Flee FlagEntree Forest Level
1,250,000 Points
Slow
0 1 Speed Point(s)
2 Sp. Attack Point(s)
0 Level 30
Damage Taken
*1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *2 *1 *1 *1 *0 *2 *1 *0.5 *1 *0.5 *1
Wild Hold Item Egg Groups
Darkrai cannot breed
Evolutionary Chain
Locations
Black None. PokéTransfer or Dream World
White None. PokéTransfer or Dream World
Black 2 Trade Required
White 2 Trade Required

Flavor Text
Black To protect itself, it afflicts those around it with nightmares. However, it means no harm.
White
Black 2
White 2

Black/White/Black 2/White 2 Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Ominous Wind 60 100 5 10
The user blasts the target with a gust of repulsive wind. It may also raise all the user's stats at once.
Disable -- 100 20 --
For four turns, this move prevents the target from using the move it last used.
11 Quick Attack 40 100 30 --
The user lunges at the target at a speed that makes it almost invisible. It is sure to strike first.
20 Hypnosis -- 60 20 --
The user employs hypnotic suggestion to make the target fall into a deep sleep.
29 Faint Attack 60 -- 20 --
The user approaches the target disarmingly, then throws a sucker punch. It hits without fail.
38 Nightmare -- 100 15 --
A sleeping target sees a nightmare that inflicts some damage every turn.
47 Double Team -- -- 15 --
By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.
57 Haze -- -- 30 --
The user creates a haze that eliminates every stat change among all the Pokémon engaged in battle.
66 Dark Void -- 80 10 --
Opposing Pokémon are dragged into a world of total darkness that makes them sleep.
75 Nasty Plot -- -- 20 --
The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. It sharply raises the user's Sp. Atk.
84 Dream Eater 100 100 15 --
The user eats the dreams of a sleeping target. It absorbs half the damage caused to heal the user's HP.
93 Dark Pulse 80 100 15 --
The user releases a horrible aura imbued with dark thoughts. It may also make the target flinch.
TM & HM Attacks
TM/HM #Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
TM04 Calm Mind -- -- 20 --
The user quietly focuses its mind and calms its spirit to raise its Sp. Atk and Sp. Def stats.
TM06 Toxic -- 90 10 --
A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.
TM10 Hidden Power ?? 100 15 --
A unique attack that varies in type and intensity depending on the Pokémon using it.
TM11 Sunny Day -- -- 5 --
The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type moves.
TM12 Taunt -- 100 20 --
The target is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for three turns.
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100 10 10
The target is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. It may also freeze the target solid.
TM14 Blizzard 120 70 5 10
A howling blizzard is summoned to strike the opposing team. It may also freeze them solid.
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90 5 --
The target is attacked with a powerful beam. The user must rest on the next turn to regain its energy.
TM17 Protect -- -- 10 --
It enables the user to evade all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM18 Rain Dance -- -- 5 --
The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water-type moves.
TM21 Frustration ?? 100 20 --
A full-power attack that grows more powerful the less the user likes its Trainer.
TM24 Thunderbolt 95 100 15 10
A strong electric blast is loosed at the target. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
TM25 Thunder 120 70 10 30
A wicked thunderbolt is dropped on the target to inflict damage. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
TM27 Return ?? 100 20 --
A full-power attack that grows more powerful the more the user likes its Trainer.
TM29 Psychic 90 100 10 --
The target is hit by a strong telekinetic force. It may also reduce the target's Sp. Def stat.
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100 15 --
The user hurls a shadowy blob at the target. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
TM31 Brick Break 75 100 15 --
The user attacks with a swift chop. It can also break any barrier such as Light Screen and Reflect.
TM32 Double Team -- -- 15 --
By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100 10 30
Unsanitary sludge is hurled at the target. It may also poison the target.
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80 10 --
Boulders are hurled at the target. It also lowers the target's Speed by preventing its movement.
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 -- 20 --
The user confounds the target with speed, then slashes. The attack lands without fail.
TM41 Torment -- 100 15 --
The user torments and enrages the target, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.
TM42 Facade 70 100 20 --
An attack move that doubles its power if the user is poisoned, burned, or has paralysis.
TM44 Rest -- -- 10 --
The user goes to sleep for two turns. It fully restores the user's HP and heals any status problem.
TM46 Thief 40 100 10 --
The user attacks and steals the target's held item simultaneously. It can't steal if the user holds an item.
TM48 Round 60 100 15 --
The user attacks the target with a song. Others can join in the Round and make the attack do greater damage.
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70 5 --
The user heightens its mental focus and unleashes its power. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def.
TM56 Fling ?? 100 10 --
The user flings its held item at the target to attack. Its power and effects depend on the item.
TM57 Charge Beam 50 90 10 --
The user attacks with an electric charge. The user may use any remaining electricity to raise its Sp. Atk stat.
TM59 Incinerate 30 100 15 --
The user attacks the target with fire. If the target is holding a Berry, the Berry becomes burnt up and unusable.
TM61 Will-o-wisp -- 75 15 --
The user shoots a sinister, bluish-white flame at the target to inflict a burn.
TM63 Embargo -- 100 15 --
It prevents the target from using its held item. Its Trainer is also prevented from using items on it.
TM65 Shadow Claw 70 100 15 --
The user slashes with a sharp claw made from shadows. Critical hits land more easily.
TM66 Payback 50 100 10 --
If the user moves after the target, this attack's power will be doubled.
TM67 Retaliate 70 100 5 --
The user gets revenge for a fainted ally. If an ally fainted in the previous turn, this attack's damage increases.
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90 5 --
The user charges at the target using every bit of its power. The user must rest on the next turn.
TM70 Flash -- 100 20 --
The user flashes a bright light that cuts the target's accuracy. It can also be used to illuminate caves.
TM73 Thunder Wave -- 100 20 --
A weak electric charge is launched at the target. It causes paralysis if it hits.
TM75 Swords Dance -- -- 30 --
A frenetic dance to uplift the fighting spirit. It sharply raises the user's Attack stat.
TM77 Psych Up -- -- 10 --
The user hypnotizes itself into copying any stat change made by the target.
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90 10 --
Large boulders are hurled at the opposing team to inflict damage. It may also make the targets flinch.
TM81 X-scissor 80 100 15 --
The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors.
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100 20 30
The target is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. It may also poison the target.
TM85 Dream Eater 100 100 15 --
The user eats the dreams of a sleeping target. It absorbs half the damage caused to heal the user's HP.
TM87 Swagger -- 90 15 --
The user enrages and confuses the target. However, it also sharply raises the target's Attack stat.
TM90 Substitute -- -- 10 --
The user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user's decoy.
TM94 Rock Smash 40 100 15 --
The user attacks with a punch that can shatter a rock. It may also lower the target's Defense stat.
TM95 Snarl 55 95 15 --
The user yells as if it is ranting about something, making the target's Sp. Atk stat decrease.
HM01 Cut 50 95 30 --
The target is cut with a scythe or a claw. It can also be used to cut down thin trees.
HM04 Strength 80 100 15 --
The target is slugged with a punch thrown at maximum power. It can also be used to move heavy boulders.
Black 2/White 2 Move Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Dark Pulse8010015--
The user releases a horrible aura imbued with dark thoughts. It may also make the target flinch.
Drain Punch7510010--
An energy-draining punch. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
Foul Play9510015--
The user turns the target's power against it. The higher the target's Attack stat, the greater the damage.
Icy Wind559515--
The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. It also reduces the targets' Speed stat.
Knock Off2010020--
The user slaps down the target's held item, preventing that item from being used in the battle.
Last Resort1401005--
This move can be used only after the user has used all the other moves it knows in the battle.
Sleep Talk----10--
While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
Snatch----10--
The user steals the effects of any healing or stat-changing move the opponent attempts to use.
Snore4010015--
An attack that can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the target flinch.
Spite--10010--
The user unleashes its grudge on the move last used by the target by cutting 4 PP from it.
Trick--10010--
The user catches the target off guard and swaps its held item with its own.
Wonder Room----10--
The user creates a bizarre area in which Pokémon's Defense and Sp. Def stats are swapped for five turns.
Gen III & IV Only Moves (Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %Method
DPPtHGSS
Night Shade ?? 100 15 --Lv. 1  
The user makes the target see a frightening mirage. It inflicts damage matching the user's level.
Pursuit 40 100 20 --Lv. 29  
An attack move that inflicts double damage if used on a target that is switching out of battle.
Focus Punch 150 100 20 -- Gen IV TM01
The user focuses its mind before launching a punch. It will fail if the user is hit before it is used.
Shock Wave 60 -- 20 -- Gen IV TM34
The user strikes the target with a quick jolt of electricity. This attack cannot be evaded.
Secret Power 70 100 20 30 Gen IV TM43
The user attacks the target with a secret power. Its added effects vary depending on the user's environment.
Endure -- -- 10 -- Gen IV TM58
The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Natural Gift ?? 100 15 -- Gen IV TM83
The user draws power to attack by using its held Berry. The Berry determines its type and power.
Sucker Punch 80 100 5 -- Move Tutor - PtHGSS
This move enables the user to attack first. It fails if the target is not readying an attack, however.
Swift 60 -- 20 -- Move Tutor - PtHGSS
Star-shaped rays are shot at the opposing team. This attack never misses.
Mud-slap 20 100 10 -- Move Tutor - PtHGSS
The user hurls mud in the target's face to inflict damage and lower its accuracy.
Headbutt 70 100 15 -- Move Tutor - HGSS
The user sticks out its head and attacks by charging straight into the target. It may also make the target flinch.
Stats
  HP Attack Defense Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
Base Stats 70 90 90 135 90 125
Max Stats
Hindering Nature
Lv. 50 130 - 177 85 - 127 85 - 127 126 - 168 85 - 127 117 - 159
Lv. 100 250 - 344 166 - 251 166 - 251 247 - 332 166 - 251 229 - 314
Max Stats
Neutral Nature
Lv. 50 130 - 177 95 - 142 95 - 142 140 - 187 95 - 142 130 - 177
Lv. 100 250 - 344 185 - 279 185 - 279 275 - 369 185 - 279 255 - 349
Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
Lv. 50 130 - 177 104 - 156 104 - 156 154 - 205 104 - 156 143 - 194
Lv. 100 250 - 344 203 - 306 203 - 306 302 - 405 203 - 306 280 - 383

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