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 It chases people and Pokémon from its territory by causing them to experience deep, nightmarish slumbers.
Y 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

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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See all Darkrai sprites

Where to find Darkrai

Diamond
Pearl
Newmoon Island
Platinum Newmoon Island