Darkrai (BW Promo 73)

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ダークライ Darkrai
Illus. 5ban Graphics
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Darkrai
Type Darkness
HP 110
retreat cost
Expansion BW Black Star Promos
English card no. BW73
Japanese Deck Kit Team Plasma Battle Gift Set
Japanese card no. 005/016
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Darkrai.

Darkrai (Japanese: ダークライ Darkrai) is a Darkness-type Basic Pokémon card. It is one of the BW Black Star Promos.

Card text

Team Plasma
DarknessColorless Hide in Shadows
You may switch this Pokémon with 1 of your Benched Pokémon.
DarknessDarknessColorlessColorless Dark Hole
Flip a coin. If heads, the Defending Pokémon is now Asleep.

Pokédex data

Darkrai - Pitch Black Pokémon
No. Height Weight
491 4'11" (1.5 m) 111.3 lbs. (50.5 kg)
Pokédex entry
To protect itself, it afflicts those around it with nightmares. However, it means no harm.
じぶんを まもるために まわりの ひとや ポケモンに あくむをみせるが ダークライに わるぎは ないのだ。

Release information

This card was released as one of the BW Black Star Promotional cards on May 29, 2013 in the Team Plasma Box. A Jumbo print of the card was also included. The Japanese print was released in the Team Plasma Battle Gift Set.



Hide in Shadows is an attack that first appeared on Gengar from Expedition Base Set. Dark Hole's Japanese name is that of Dark Void, a move in the Pokémon games that Darkrai can learn. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Black 2 and White 2.

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