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List of Dark-type Pokemon

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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 Dark Type
215 292 Dark Type Ice Type
248 385 Rock Type Dark Type
263.2 31 Dark Type Normal Type
264.2 32 Dark Type Normal Type
274 40 Grass Type Dark Type
275 41 Grass Type Dark Type
302 294 Dark Type Ghost Type
341 102 Water Type Dark Type
342 103 Water Type Dark Type
434 130 Poison Type Dark Type
435 131 Poison Type Dark Type
452 286 Poison Type Dark Type
461 293 Dark Type Ice Type
509 44 Dark Type
510 45 Dark Type
559 224 Dark Type Fighting Type
560 225 Dark Type Fighting Type
624 246 Dark Type Steel Type
625 247 Dark Type Steel Type
629 283 Dark Type Flying Type
630 284 Dark Type Flying Type
633 386 Dark Type Dragon Type
634 387 Dark Type Dragon Type
635 388 Dark Type Dragon Type
675 112 Fighting Type Dark Type
686 290 Dark Type Psychic Type
687 291 Dark Type Psychic Type
827 29 Dark Type
828 30 Dark Type
859 238 Dark Type Fairy Type
860 239 Dark Type Fairy Type
861 240 Dark Type Fairy Type
862 33 Dark Type Normal Type
877 344 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 Dark Type
53.2 Dark Type
727 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

Pokemon Sword and Shield Related Links

Crown Tundra Pokemon Guides

How to Get Crown Tundra Pokemon
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Galarian Articuno ImageGalarian Articuno Galarian Zapdos ImageGalarian Zapdos Galarian Moltres ImageGalarian Moltres
Regirock ImageRegirock Regice ImageRegice Registeel ImageRegisteel
Regidrago ImageRegidrago Regieleki ImageRegieleki Regigigas ImageRegigigas
Cobalion ImageCobalion Terrakion ImageTerrakion Virizion ImageVirizion
Keldeo ImageKeldeo Galarian Slowking ImageGalarian Slowking Spiritomb ImageSpiritomb
Cosmog ImageCosmog Poipole ImagePoipole Necrozma ImageNecrozma

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Pokemon by Generation

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Pokemon by Type

All Type Lists
FireFire WaterWater GrassGrass
ElectricElectric IceIce FightingFighting
PoisonPoison GroundGround FlyingFlying
PsychicPsychic BugBug RockRock
GhostGhost DragonDragon DarkDark
SteelSteel FairyFairy NormalNormal

Pokemon by Stats

All Stat Lists
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Pokemon Related Links

Other Pokemon Guides
How to Get All Gigantamax Pokemon All Pokemon Added in Pokemon HOME
How to Evolve Every Pokemon List of Galarian Forms
Which Starter Pokemon Should You Choose? Type Effectiveness and Damage Output
Generation 8
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Legendary Pokemon
List of Egg Groups Guide to Egg Moves


2 Anonymousalmost 4 years

This list shows every dark type in Sword and Shield

1 Anonymousabout 4 years

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


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