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
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.
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
Here is the list of the best counters against Darkrai that one can use and guarantee a win.
- Phermosa: Bug lite/Bug buzz
- Lucario: Counter/Aura Sphere
- Conkeldurr: Counter/Dynamic Punch
- Machamp: Counter/Dynamic Punch
- Terrakion: Smackdown/Sacred sword
- Hariyama: Counter/ Dynamic punch
- Buzzwole: Counter/Superpower
- Breloom: Counter/Dynamic Punch
- Meloetta: Low kick/close combat
- Zacian: Quick attack/Play rough
- Xurkitree: Thundershock/Dazzling Gleam
- Togekiss: Charm/Dazzling Gleam
- Blaziken: Counter/Focus blast
- Heracross: Counter/Mega horn
- Sirfetch’d: Counter/Close combat
- Gardevoir: Charm/Dazzling Gleam
- Yanmega: Bug bite/Bug Buzz
- Toxicroak: Counter/Dynamic Punch
- Bewear: Low kick/Superpower
- Tapa Bulu: Rock Smash/Dazzling Gleam
- Emboar: Low kick/Focus blast
- Tapu Koko: Volt Switch/Dazzling Gleam
- Gensect: Fury cutter/X-Scissor
- Primarina: Charm/Moon blast
- Sylveon: Charm/Dazzling Gleam
- Scyther: Fury Cutter/Bug Buzz
- Granbull: Charm/Play rough
- Ursaring: Counter/Play rough
These are the best movesets and counters available to effectively defeat Darkrai during battle raids in Pokémon Go.
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