Darkrai is a Dark-type Mythical Pokémon from the Sinnoh region. It does not evolve into or from any other Pokémon.

Pokédex description

Pitch-Black Pokémon
It can lull people to sleep and make them dream. It is active during nights of the new moon.
- Darkrai's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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10 (11)
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12 (11)

Charged attacks

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80 (27)
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140 (40)
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100 (33)

Evolution family

Darkrai is part of a one-member family.

#491 Darkrai


Method Maximum CP Details
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Raid Battles

(weather boosted)
Tier 5 CP 53,623

2020 Apr 28 - May 5[1]
Special Raid Weekend: 2020 Mar 6 - 9[2]
Halloween 2019: Oct 17 - Nov 1[3]

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GO Battle League
2,136 Obtainable starting from rank:
4 (2020 Mar 6 - 9)



  • During its first release, Darkrai had tier 6 HP rather than the typical tier 5 Raid Boss. It is the second Pokémon to have this trait, the first being Mewtwo.
  • Darkrai raid in March 2020 was canceled in Japan, South Korea and Italy due to COVID-19 pandemic.[4]


External links

  • Darkrai page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Darkrai article, on the Bulbapedia
  • Darkrai article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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