List of Dark-type Pokemon | Pokemon Sword and Shield

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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

No. Pokemon Type
29 NickitNickit Dark Image
30 ThievulThievul Dark Image
31 Galarian ZigzagoonGalarian Zigzagoon Dark Image
Normal Image
32 Galarian LinooneGalarian Linoone Dark Image
Normal Image
33 ObstagoonObstagoon Dark Image
Normal Image
40 NuzleafNuzleaf Grass Image
Dark Image
41 ShiftryShiftry Grass Image
Dark Image
44 PurrloinPurrloin Dark Image
45 LiepardLiepard Dark Image
102 CorphishCorphish Water Image
Dark Image
103 CrawdauntCrawdaunt Water Image
Dark Image
112 PangoroPangoro Fighting Image
Dark Image
130 StunkyStunky Poison Image
Dark Image
131 SkuntankSkuntank Poison Image
Dark Image
201 UmbreonUmbreon Dark Image
224 ScraggyScraggy Dark Image
Fighting Image
225 ScraftyScrafty Dark Image
Fighting Image
238 ImpidimpImpidimp Dark Image
Fairy Image
239 MorgremMorgrem Dark Image
Fairy Image
240 GrimmsnarlGrimmsnarl Dark Image
Fairy Image
246 PawniardPawniard Dark Image
Steel Image
247 BisharpBisharp Dark Image
Steel Image
283 VullabyVullaby Dark Image
Flying Image
284 MandibuzzMandibuzz Dark Image
Flying Image
286 DrapionDrapion Poison Image
Dark Image
290 InkayInkay Dark Image
Psychic Image
291 MalamarMalamar Dark Image
Psychic Image
292 SneaselSneasel Dark Image
Ice Image
293 WeavileWeavile Dark Image
Ice Image
294 SableyeSableye Dark Image
Ghost Image
344 MorpekoMorpeko Electric Image
Dark Image
385 TyranitarTyranitar Rock Image
Dark Image
386 DeinoDeino Dark Image
Dragon Image
387 ZweilousZweilous Dark Image
Dragon Image
388 HydreigonHydreigon Dark Image
Dragon Image

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.

No. Pokemon Type
182-2 Alolan MeowthAlolan Meowth Dark Image
184-1 Alolan PersianAlolan Persian Dark Image
NatDex 727 IncineroarIncineroar Fire Image
Dark Image

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!

No. Pokemon Type
NatDex 318 CarvanhaCarvanha Water Image
Dark Image
NatDex 319 SharpedoSharpedo Water Image
Dark Image
NatDex 551 SandileSandile Ground Image
Dark Image
NatDex 552 KrokorokKrokorok Ground Image
Dark Image
NatDex 553 KrookodileKrookodile Ground Image
Dark Image
NatDex 570 ZoruaZorua Dark Image
NatDex 571 ZoroarkZoroark Dark Image
NatDex 892 Urshifu Single-Strike StyleUrshifu Single-Strike Style Fighting Image
Dark Image

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.

No. Pokemon Type
NatDex 146 Galarian MoltresGalarian Moltres Dark Image
Flying Image
NatDex 359 AbsolAbsol Dark Image
NatDex 717 YveltalYveltal Dark Image
Flying Image

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.

Offensive

1/2×
Ghost Type Dark Type None
Psychic Type Fighting Type
Fairy Type

Defensive

1/2×
Dark Type Bug Type Psychic Type
Ghost Type Fighting Type
Fairy Type

Pokemon Sword and Shield Related Links

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Galar Pokedex
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Pokemon by Generation

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Pokemon by Type

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

Pokemon by Stats

Base Stats EV Yield

Pokemon Related Links

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
(New Pokemon)
Legendary Pokemon
List of Egg Groups Guide to Egg Moves

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2 Anonymousabout 2 months

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

1 Anonymous5 months

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

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