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This page lists all Dark-Type Pokemon found in Pokemon Sword and Shield. In addition, information regarding Dark-type Pokemon's strengths and weaknesses is listed. Use this page for building your team and filling out your Pokedex!

List of Dark-type Pokemon

Pokemon in Galarian Pokedex

Nat. No. Galar No. Pokemon Type
197 201 UmbreonUmbreon Dark Type
215 292 SneaselSneasel Dark Type Ice Type
248 385 TyranitarTyranitar Rock Type Dark Type
263.2 31 Galarian ZigzagoonGalarian Zigzagoon Dark Type Normal Type
264.2 32 Galarian LinooneGalarian Linoone Dark Type Normal Type
274 40 NuzleafNuzleaf Grass Type Dark Type
275 41 ShiftryShiftry Grass Type Dark Type
302 294 SableyeSableye Dark Type Ghost Type
341 102 CorphishCorphish Water Type Dark Type
342 103 CrawdauntCrawdaunt Water Type Dark Type
434 130 StunkyStunky Poison Type Dark Type
435 131 SkuntankSkuntank Poison Type Dark Type
452 286 DrapionDrapion Poison Type Dark Type
461 293 WeavileWeavile Dark Type Ice Type
509 44 PurrloinPurrloin Dark Type
510 45 LiepardLiepard Dark Type
559 224 ScraggyScraggy Dark Type Fighting Type
560 225 ScraftyScrafty Dark Type Fighting Type
624 246 PawniardPawniard Dark Type Steel Type
625 247 BisharpBisharp Dark Type Steel Type
629 283 VullabyVullaby Dark Type Flying Type
630 284 MandibuzzMandibuzz Dark Type Flying Type
633 386 DeinoDeino Dark Type Dragon Type
634 387 ZweilousZweilous Dark Type Dragon Type
635 388 HydreigonHydreigon Dark Type Dragon Type
675 112 PangoroPangoro Fighting Type Dark Type
686 290 InkayInkay Dark Type Psychic Type
687 291 MalamarMalamar Dark Type Psychic Type
827 29 NickitNickit Dark Type
828 30 ThievulThievul Dark Type
859 238 ImpidimpImpidimp Dark Type Fairy Type
860 239 MorgremMorgrem Dark Type Fairy Type
861 240 GrimmsnarlGrimmsnarl Dark Type Fairy Type
862 33 ObstagoonObstagoon Dark Type Normal Type
877 344 MorpekoMorpeko Electric Type Dark Type

Pokemon not in Galarian Pokedex

Pokemon HOME

With the release of Pokemon HOME on February 12th, 2020, Pokemon from previous games which were previously inaccessible in Pokemon Sword and Shield became obtainable by trading from previous games in the series.

Nat. No. Pokemon Type
52.2 Alolan MeowthAlolan Meowth Dark Type
53.2 Alolan PersianAlolan Persian Dark Type
727 IncineroarIncineroar Fire Type Dark Type

New Pokemon, Abilities, and Moves Available through Pokemon HOME

The Isle of Armor DLC

Many of the Pokemon not included in the Pokemon Sword and Shield base game will be available in The Isle of Armor, the first half of the Expansion Pass DLC, available June 17th. Look forward to catching your old favorites again, including some with new Galarian and Gigantamax forms!

Nat. No. IoA No. Pokemon Type
318 111 CarvanhaCarvanha Water Type Dark Type
319 112 SharpedoSharpedo Water Type Dark Type
551 176 SandileSandile Ground Type Dark Type
552 177 KrokorokKrokorok Ground Type Dark Type
553 178 KrookodileKrookodile Ground Type Dark Type
570 87 ZoruaZorua Dark Type
571 88 ZoroarkZoroark Dark Type
892 101.1 Urshifu Single-Strike StyleUrshifu Single-Strike Style Fighting Type Dark Type

The Crown Tundra DLC

The Crown Tundra, the second half of the Expansion Pass DLC, promises the return of Legendary Pokemon from previous generations and other old favorites.

Nat. No. CT No. Pokemon Type
146.1 204.1 Galarian MoltresGalarian Moltres Dark Type Flying Type
359 107 AbsolAbsol Dark Type
442 47 SpiritombSpiritomb Ghost Type Dark Type
717 - YveltalYveltal Dark Type Flying Type
799 - GuzzlordGuzzlord Dark Type Dragon Type

List of Pokemon Appearing in Expansion Pass DLC

Affinity of Dark-type Pokemon With Other Types

Dark-type moves are super effective on two other types, while Dark-type Pokemon are resistant to two types. Dark-type Pokemon have three weaknesses, and Dark-type moves are not very effective on three other types. Dark-type Pokemon have one immunity (Psychic), and no other type of Pokemon are immune to Dark-type moves.


Ghost Type Dark Type None
Psychic Type Fighting Type
Fairy Type


Dark Type Bug Type Psychic Type
Ghost Type Fighting Type
Fairy Type

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Regidrago ImageRegidrago Regieleki ImageRegieleki Regigigas ImageRegigigas
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2 Anonymous6 months

>>1 This list shows every dark type in Sword and Shield

1 Anonymous9 months

This gave a few dark types. What about all the others?

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