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Pokémon Go How to Catch a Shiny Darkrai

How to catch a shiny Darkrai in Pokémon Go + Best Counters against Darkrai.

Updated: Nov 30, 2021 10:44 am
darkrai raid guide

With the upcoming Pokémon Go Legendary Raid Schedule being swapped out come October. We’ve got the tips and tricks to help you get the new October Legendaries. Mesprit, Azelf and Uxie will be leaving the stage, allowing Giratina, Darkrai and Genesect to take over.

Here’s how to catch yourself a Shiny Darkrai.

Darkrai Pokémon Go

Shiny Darkrai in Pokémon Go

Darkrai • Sword & Shield Pokédex • Marriland.comDarkrai who knows Sludge Bomb
5 Star Raids
(Darkrai can be shiny)
Friday, October 22, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Friday, November 5, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time

This October will feature shiny Darkrai’s debut! This’ll be the first time you can catch a shiny Darkrai in Pokémon Go.

To catch a Shiny Darkrai, you should bear in mind there’s a 1 in 20 chance to catch a shiny Darkrai. This might not seem all that bad, but consider just how tricky it is to beat these Raid Pokémon. That’s why it’s worth considering your VS Darkrai team.

Darkrai Counters Pokémon Go

If you’re going up against a Darkrai, here’s the best counters.

Darkrai is a Dark type.

Darkrai is vulnerable to:

  • Fighting
  • Bug
  • Fairy

Darkrai is resistant to:

  • Ghost
  • Dark
  • Psychic

Darkrai Moves

Quick moveDamageEPSDPS
  Feint Attack101013.3
  Snarl1212.713.1
Main moveDamageEPSDPS
  Dark Pulse80-16.732
  Shadow Ball100-16.733.3
  Focus Blast140-28.640

Darkrai Counters – Best Pokémon against Darkrai

 Lucario  Counter  Aura Sphere100%
 Zacian (Crowned Sword)  Quick Attack  Play Rough98%
 Zacian (Crowned Sword)  Metal Claw  Play Rough97%
 Urshifu (Single Strike)  Counter  Dynamic Punch97%
 Urshifu (Rapid Strike)  Counter  Dynamic Punch97%
 Conkeldurr  Counter  Dynamic Punch93%
 Zacian (Crowned Sword)  Snarl  Play Rough92%
 Zacian (Crowned Sword)  Fire Fang  Play Rough91%
 Breloom  Counter  Dynamic Punch91%
 Machamp  Counter  Dynamic Punch89%

Get Remote Raid Help

If you’re going up against a Giratina and need back-up, then check out Pokémon Go Guides. you’ll be able to share your friend code, invite others to fight in your raid or go and help someone else. Check out more here!

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