08 Apr 2021 8:46 AM +00:00

Pokemon Go Darkrai Counters Raid Guide: Weaknesses, Best Moveset And How To Beat Halloween Raid Boss

It's time to take on another Mythical Pokemon, team.

Darkrai is a tier 5 raid boss, and the Gen 5 monster hits hard, making it important to get your counters ready ahead of time.

Returning on October 23rd and here until November 3rd, here's how to ensure you beat it.

Pokemon Go Shiny Guides - How To Catch Shiny Houndour | How To Catch Shiny Sableye | How To Catch Shiny Shuppet | How To Catch Shiny Duskull | How To Catch Shiny Alolan Marowak | How To Catch Shiny Spiritomb

Advertisement

Darkrai Counters

Darkrai is a Dark-type monster that's boosted by Fog weather.

Here's a list of Pokemon and their moves that counter it, but be warned – they aren't easy to come by.

  • Shadow Machamp- Counter (Fast Move) + Dynamic Punch (Charge Move)
  • Conkeldurr - Counter (Fast Move) + Dynamic Punch (Charge Move)
  • Lucario - Counter (Fast Move) + Aura Sphere(Charge Move)
Advertisement

For backup, we recommend Togekiss, Hariyama, Heracross, Toxicroak or Volcarona.

Essentially, you'll want to use your best Fighting or Fairy-type Pokemon.

Read more: Don't Miss Out! Running low on battery? This portable charger on Amazon is super affordable, and also one of the smallest around!

Best Moves for Darkrai

Once you've got Darkrai, you'll want Snarl and Shadow Ball.

Advertisement

These offer the highest DPS.

Want to know how to catch a shiny Vulpix in Pokemon GO?

Check out our dedicated article here.

We've also got the counters for each Team Rocket Leader and plenty of guides to help you during the Pokemon Go Halloween event.

Check them out below!

Pokemon Go Arlo Counters | Pokemon Go Cliff Counters | Pokemon Go Sierra Counters | Pokemon Go Giovanni Counters