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Best Dark-Type Pokemon in Pokemon GO

There are loads of powerful Dark-type Pokemon in Pokemon GO including the Legendary Yveltal, the Ultra Beast Guzzlord, and more!

In Pokemon GO, it is always important you have Pokemon of the right type to exploit the weaknesses of whichever ‘Mon you’re battling.

Fortunately, if the battle is best fought with a Dark-type Pokemon, there are plenty of great choices!

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Top 10 Strongest Dark-Type Attackers in Pokemon GO

The 10 best Dark-type Pokemon in Pokemon GO are:

  • Hydreigon
  • Yveltal
  • Guzzlord
  • Zarude
  • Darkrai
  • Tyranitar
  • Weavile
  • Incineroar
  • Houndoom
  • Krookodile

Of course, all of these Pokemon will need to know their most powerful Dark-type attacks in order to be as strong as possible!

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
HydreigonHydreigon Pokemon GOBiteBrutal Swing
YveltalYveltal Pokemon GOSnarlDark Pulse
GuzzlordGuzzlord Pokemon GOSnarlBrutal Swing
ZarudeZarude Pokemon GOBiteDark Pulse
DarkraiDarkrai Pokemon GOFeint AttackDark Pulse
TyranitarTyranitar Pokemon GOBiteCrunch
WeavileWeavile Pokemon GOSnarlFoul Play
IncineroarIncineroar Pokemon GOSnarlDark Pulse
HoundoomHoundoom Pokemon GOSnarlFoul Play
KrookodileKrookodile Pokemon GOSnarlCrunch

Find out the fastest ways to earn Candy in Pokemon GO so you can power up these Dark-type Pokemon!

Also, the easiest way to teach Pokemon new moves is by using Elite TMs. Here’s how to get Elite Fast and Charged TMs in Pokemon GO!

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Best Dark-Type Mega Pokemon

The most powerful Dark-type Mega Pokemon in Pokemon GO are:

  • Mega Houndoom
  • Mega Gyarados
  • Mega Absol

Not only do these powerful Mega Pokemon do a huge amount of damage, and they also give your other Dark-type Pokemon attack bonuses in Raid battles!

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega HoundoomMega Houndoom Pokemon GOSnarlFoul Play
Mega GyaradosMega Gyarados Pokemon GOBiteCrunch
Mega AbsolMega Absol Pokemon GOSnarlDark Pulse

Read More: Every Mega Pokemon in Pokemon GO

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What Is Dark Super Effective Against in Pokemon GO?

Dark-type attacks are super effective or not very effective against Pokemon of the following types:

Super EffectiveNot Very Effective
Ghost
Psychic
Dark
Fairy
Fighting

Pokemon GO Dark-Type Weaknesses & Resistances

Dark-type Pokemon resist or are vulnerable to attacks of these types:

ResistancesWeaknesses
Dark
Ghost
Psychic (Double Resistance)
Bug
Fairy
Fighting

Now that you know the top Dark-type Pokemon to use in Gym and Raid battles, you might want to find out the best Pokemon of other types:

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