Pokémon Go: Best Moveset and Counters for legendary Pokémon Darkrai

Guide for the best counters against Darkrai during Battle Raids!

Darkrai along with five other Pokémon has appeared in Pokémon Go. Darkrai is definitely a tough Pokémon to defeat, but like every other tough Pokémon, Darkrai also has its vulnerabilities which can be used against it with the best counter moves. We will discuss the best possible raid counters and move sets to defeat Darkrai.

Darkrai in Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go Darkrai
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Darkrai is a mythical dark-type Pokémon. Darkrai is vulnerable to Fairy, Fighting, and Bug-type counters which makes it very easy to deal damage to this beast. But strategy and the correct use of moves will still remain the key factor to defeating Darkrai during battle raids.

Darkrai movesets

When captured in its base form, Darkrai has Snarl and Faint attacks as fast moves. On the other hand, Darkrai has Dark Pulse, Shadow Ball, and Focus Blast as charge moves which can deal lethal damage to the opponents. But these moves can be countered easily if the opponent uses the right strategy and moves at the correct time.

Best counters against Darkrai in Pokémon Go

Darkrai in Pokémon Go
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Here is the list of the best counters against Darkrai that one can use and guarantee a win.

  • Terrakion: Double Kick/Sacred Sword
  • Blaziken (Mega): Counter/Focus Blast
  • Rayquaza (Mega): Dragon Tail/Dragon Ascent
  • Gardevoir (Mega): Charm/Dazzling Gleam
  • Keldeo (Ordinary): Low Kick/Sacred Sword
  • Machamp (Shadow): Counter/Dynamic Punch
  • Hariyama (Shadow): Counter/Dynamic Punch
  • Pheromosa: Bug Bite/Bug Buzz
  • Alakazam (Mega): Counter/Dazzling Gleam
  • Lucario: Counter/Aura Sphere
  • Pinsir (Mega): Bug Bite/X-Scissor
  • Conkeldurr: Counter/Dynamic Punch
  • Beedrill (Mega): Bug Bite/X-Scissor
  • Gardevoir (Shadow): Charm/Dazzling Gleam
  • Blaziken (Shadow): Counter/Focus Blast
  • Lopunny (Mega): Double Kick/Focus Blast
  • Volcarona: Bug Bite/Bug Buzz
  • Scizor (Mega): Fury Cutter/X-Scissor
  • Sirfetch’d (Shadow): Counter/Close Combat
  • Machamp: Counter/Dynamic Punch
  • Xurkitree: Thunder Shock/Dazzling Gleam
  • Granbull (Shadow): Charm/Play Rough
  • Pinsir (Shadow): Bug Bite/X-Scissor
  • Scizor (Shadow): Fury Cutter/X-Scissor
  • Zapdos (Galarian): Counter/Close Combat
  • Buzzwole: Counter/Superpower
  • Hawlucha: Low Kick/Flying Press
  • Scyther (Shadow): Fury Cutter/Bug Buzz
  • Cobalion: Double Kick/Sacred Sword
  • Hariyama: Counter/Dynamic Punch

These are the best movesets and counters available to effectively defeat Darkrai during battle raids in Pokémon Go.

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