Darkrai Raid Guide

Darkrai Raid guide

Dark

Darkrai is a moderately difficult Tier 5 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 53623. 6 can easily defeat Darkrai in a raid battle. Darkrai is vulnerable to Fighting, Bug, Fairy type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Xerneas, Volcarona, Conkeldurr, Florges, Togekiss.

Darkrai can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 2560 - 2671 CP during Fog weather conditions.
  • 2048 - 2136 CP during other weather conditions.

Darkrai is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was November 5, 2021. Shiny Darkrai is also available from raids in the game.

Weather boost

Darkrai raids will be boosted during Fog weather conditions.

Dark type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Fighting
Double damage to: Ghost
Half damage from: Ghost
Half damage to: Fighting
No damage from: Psychic
No damage to: -

Darkrai Raid Counters

  • Xerneas

    Xerneas is a Fairy type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Megahorn   Moonblast   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Volcarona

    Volcarona is a Bug, Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Bug Buzz   and fast moves: Bug Bite   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Conkeldurr

    Conkeldurr is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Dynamic Punch   Focus Blast   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Florges

    Florges is a Fairy type Pokémon with charged moves: Disarming Voice   Moonblast   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Togekiss

    Togekiss is a Fairy, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Dazzling Gleam   and fast moves: Charm   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Sylveon

    Sylveon is a Fairy type Pokémon with charged moves: Dazzling Gleam   Draining Kiss   Moonblast   and fast moves: Charm   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Genesect

    Genesect is a Bug, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: X-Scissor   and fast moves: Fury Cutter   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Heracross

    Heracross is a Bug, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Megahorn   and fast moves: Counter   Struggle Bug   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Machamp

    Machamp is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Cross Chop   Dynamic Punch   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Yanmega

    Yanmega is a Bug, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Bug Buzz   and fast moves: Bug Bite   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Scizor

    Scizor is a Bug, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: X-Scissor   and fast moves: Fury Cutter   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Pinsir

    Pinsir is a Bug type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Superpower   X-Scissor   and fast moves: Bug Bite   Fury Cutter   Rock Smash   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Hariyama

    Hariyama is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Dynamic Punch   Superpower   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Pangoro

    Pangoro is a Fighting, Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   and fast moves: Low Kick   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Escavalier

    Escavalier is a Bug, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Megahorn   and fast moves: Bug Bite   Counter   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Sawk

    Sawk is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Focus Blast   Low Sweep   and fast moves: Low Kick   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Durant

    Durant is a Bug, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: X-Scissor   and fast moves: Bug Bite   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Throh

    Throh is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Focus Blast   Low Sweep   and fast moves: Low Kick   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Scyther

    Scyther is a Bug, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: X-Scissor   and fast moves: Fury Cutter   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Lucario

    Lucario is a Fighting, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Aura Sphere   Close Combat   Power-Up Punch   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Granbull

    Granbull is a Fairy type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Play Rough   and fast moves: Charm   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Mienshao

    Mienshao is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Brick Break   and fast moves: Low Kick   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Crustle

    Crustle is a Bug, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: X-Scissor   and fast moves: Fury Cutter   which are effective against Darkrai.

  • Hitmonlee

    Hitmonlee is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Low Sweep   and fast moves: Low Kick   Rock Smash   which are effective against Darkrai.

Darkrai Mega counters

Mega Beedrill, Mega Lopunny are best Mega counters to battle with Darkrai if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Past Darkrai events

Darkrai with Sludge Bomb attack: Oct 22, 2021 10 AM - Nov 5, 2021 10 AM

Darkrai moves set

Darkrai will use below moves during the battle.

Dark Pulse Charged Dark 26.7
Feint Attack Fast Dark 11.1
Focus Blast Charged Fighting 40.0
Shadow Ball Charged Ghost 33.3
Snarl Fast Dark 10.9

Darkrai raids weather impact

Here is how each weather condition boosts Darkrai moves and impacts your Pokemon during the battle with Darkrai.

Cloudy Boosts Focus Blast Focus Blast is bad for Fairy type Pokemon
Fog Boosts Dark Pulse
Boosts Feint Attack
Boosts Shadow Ball
Boosts Snarl
Dark Pulse is bad for Fairy type Pokemon, Dark Pulse is bad for Bug type Pokemon, Dark Pulse is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Feint Attack is bad for Fairy type Pokemon, Feint Attack is bad for Bug type Pokemon, Feint Attack is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Snarl is bad for Fairy type Pokemon, Snarl is bad for Bug type Pokemon, Snarl is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Partly cloudy Great for battle
Rainy Great for battle
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Great for battle
Windy Great for battle

Darkrai stats

Stamina: 140
Attack: 285
Defence: 198
Max CP (level 50): 3941
Max HP (level 50): 132

Shiny Darkrai

There is a chance that you may encounter a shiny Darkrai if you win the raid. The rate of encounting a shiny Darkrai can be around 5%.

Raid events