Pokemon Dark Type Weakness – How to beat easy & Counters

Pokemon Dark Type Weakness

Last Updated on 12 June, 2022

Pokemon Dark Type Weakness – How to beat easy & Counters. A full detailed about Pokemon Dark Type Weakness; Weakness, Counters, effectiveness, pokemon list and more

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Pokemon Dark Type Weakness – Main Info

Damage multiplier in Pokemon Go; example x2 (pokemon takes double damage), x0.5 (pokemon takes half damage).

In Pokemon Go, the Pokemon Dark Type has the following weakness:

So, a pokemon with normal or charged fairy attack will be increased by 1,6 against Dark Type pokemon.

Pokemon Dark Type Weakness – Best Pokemon Against Dark Type

The following list are the best pokemon in Pokemon GO to beat Dark Type, so check the list if you want pokemon against Dark Type.

Find a lot of legendary pokemon and no legendary pokemon, so: Dark Type counters; they could be the best pokemon counters against Dark Type pokemon.

Best Pokemon to win Dark Type are:

No Legendary Counters

  • Lucario
    • Quick Move: Counter (Fighting)
    • Main Move: Aura Sphere or Close Combat (Fighting)
  • Conkeldurr
    • Quick Move: Counter (Fighting)
    • Main Move: Dynamic Punch or Focus Blast (Fighting)
  • Breloom
  • Machamp
    • Quick Move: Counter or Karate Chop (Fighting)
    • Main Move: Dynamic Punch or Close Combat (Fighting)
  • Blaziken

Legendary Counters

  • Regigigas
  • Thundurus (Therian)
  • Genesect (Douse) (Chill) (Shock) (Burn)
    • Quick Move: Fury Cutter (Bug)
    • Main Move: X-Scissor (Bug)
  • Terrakion
    • Quick Move: Smack Down (Rock)
    • Main Move: Sacred Sword (Fighting)
  • Meloetta (Pirouette)

More Pokemon

To beat Dark Type, so those pokemon are used for dark weakness, mixed legendaries and no legendaries.

  • Urshifu (Single Strike) (Rapid Strike)
  • Sirfetch’d 
  • Heracross
  • Volcarona
    • Quick Move: Bug Bite (Bug)
    • Main Move: Bug Buzz (Bug)
  • Gardevoir
    • Quick Move: Charm (Fairy)
    • Main Move: Dazzling Gleam (Fairy)
  • Alakazam
  • Toxicroak
  • Togekiss
    • Quick Move: Charm (Fairy)
    • Main Move: Dazzling Gleam (Fairy)
  • Hariyama
  • Kyurem (White)
    • Quick Move: Dragon Breath (Dragon)
    • Main Move: Focus Blast (Fighting)
  • Emboar
  • Escavalier
    • Quick Move: Bug Bite (Bug)
    • Main Move: Megahorn (Bug)

Pokemon Dark Type Weakness – Dark Type Pokemon List

In the following list are Dark Type pokemon, you will find a important list with some differences: pure Dark Type (only have Type 1) and pokemon how are Dark Type with a second type.

Num Nombre Type 1 Type 2
197 Umbreon Dark
198 Murkrow Dark Flying
215 Sneasel Dark Ice
228 Houndour Dark Fire
229 Houndoom Dark Fire
248 Tyranitar Rock Dark
261 Poochyena Dark
262 Mightyena Dark
274 Nuzleaf Grass Dark
275 Shiftry Grass Dark
302 Sableye Dark Ghost
318 Carvanha Water Dark
319 Sharpedo Water Dark
332 Cacturne Grass Dark
342 Crawdaunt Water Dark
359 Absol Dark
430 Honchkrow Dark Flying
434 Stunky Poison Dark
435 Skuntank Poison Dark
442 Spiritomb Ghost Dark
452 Drapion Poison Dark
461 Weavile Dark Ice
491 Darkrai Dark
509 Purrloin Dark
510 Liepard Dark
551 Sandile Ground Dark
552 Krokorok Ground Dark
553 Krookodile Ground Dark
559 Scraggy Dark Fighting
560 Scrafty Dark Fighting
570 Zorua Dark
571 Zoroark Dark
624 Pawniard Dark Steel
625 Bisharp Dark Steel
629 Vullaby Dark Flying
630 Mandibuzz Dark Flying
633 Deino Dark Dragon
634 Zweilous Dark Dragon
635 Hydreigon Dark Dragon
658 Greninja Water Dark
675 Pangoro Fighting Dark
686 Inkay Dark Psychic
687 Malamar Dark Psychic
717 Yveltal Dark Flying
727 Incineroar Fire Dark
799 Guzzlord Dark Dragon


1 Mega Venusaur
2 Mega Lopunny
3 Mega Ampharos
4 Mega Houndoom
5 Mega Aerodactyl

Pokemon Dark Type Weakness – Other Type Weakness

Are you interested in weaknesses of other pokemon type? Below you have a weaknesses list by pokemon type, also we recommend you to visit them, because it is a quality information list that will help you to improve in pokemon battles against gyms, in pokemon battles against raids and in pokemon pvp battles.

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