Darkrai

Darkrai is a Dark type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Pitch-Black Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Diamond It can lull people to sleep and make them dream. It is active during nights of the new moon.
Pearl Folklore has it that on moonless nights, this Pokémon will make people see horrific nightmares.
Platinum To protect itself, it afflicts those around it with nightmares. However, it means no harm.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It chases people and Pokémon from its territory by causing them to experience deep, nightmarish slumbers.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
To protect itself, it afflicts those around it with nightmares. However, it means no harm.
X
Omega Ruby
It chases people and Pokémon from its territory by causing them to experience deep, nightmarish slumbers.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It can lull people to sleep and make them dream. It is active during nights of the new moon.

Evolution chart

  • Darkrai does not evolve.

Name origin

dark
absence of light
kurai
Japanese for ‘dark’

Moves learned by Darkrai

Darkrai sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Darkrai  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Darkrai  sprite from Black & White Darkrai  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Darkrai Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Darkrai Shiny sprite from Black & White Darkrai Shiny sprite from X & Y

See all Darkrai sprites

Where to find Darkrai

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Newmoon Island
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
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