Dark Pulse (move)

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Dark Pulse
あくのはどう Evil Pulse
Dark Pulse VI.png
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Type  Dark
Category  Special
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Dark Pulse (Japanese: あくのはどう Evil Pulse) is a damage-dealing Dark-type move introduced in Generation IV. It was TM79 in Generation IV and is TM97 in Generation VI.

Effect

Dark Pulse inflicts damage and has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch and can hit non-adjacent opponents in Triple Battles.

Dark Pulse's power is increased by 50% when used by a Pokémon with the Ability Mega Launcher.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR
BWB2W2
The user releases a horrible aura imbued with dark thoughts. It may also make the target flinch.
XYORAS
SM
The user releases a horrible aura imbued with dark thoughts. This may also make the target flinch.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
052 Meowth Meowth
Alola Form
DarkIC Big.png Field Field 55
053 Persian Persian
Alola Form
DarkIC Big.png Field Field 69
092 Gastly Gastly
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 36 36 36 36
093 Haunter Haunter
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 44 44 44 44
094 Gengar Gengar
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 44 44 44 44
246 Larvitar Larvitar
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster 28 32 32 32
247 Pupitar Pupitar
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster 28 34 34 34
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar
RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Monster 28 34 34 34
430 Honchkrow Honchkrow
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 55 75 75 75
442 Spiritomb Spiritomb
GhostIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 49 49 49 49
448 Lucario Lucario
FightingIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Human-Like 1 1
461 Weavile Weavile
DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Field Field 49 51BW
47B2W2
47 47
491 Darkrai Darkrai
DarkIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 93 93 93 93
629 Vullaby Vullaby
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 46 46 46
630 Mandibuzz Mandibuzz
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 46 46 46
641 Tornadus Tornadus
FlyingIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 73 73 67
642 Thundurus Thundurus
ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 73 73 67
693 Clawitzer Clawitzer
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3 1, 57 1
717 Yveltal Yveltal
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 44 44
720 Hoopa Hoopa
Unbound
PsychicIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 55ORAS 55
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
355 Duskull Duskull
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
570 Zorua Zorua
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
574 Gothita Gothita
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
633 Deino Deino
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
TM79
V
--
VI
TM97
VII
TM97
009 Blastoise Blastoise
WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
019 Rattata Rattata
Alola Form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
020 Raticate Raticate
Alola Form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
023 Ekans Ekans
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
024 Arbok Arbok
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
037 Vulpix Vulpix
FireIC Big.png Field Field
037 Vulpix Vulpix
Alola Form
IceIC Big.png Field Field
038 Ninetales Ninetales
FireIC Big.png Field Field
038 Ninetales Ninetales
Alola Form
IceIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Field
052 Meowth Meowth
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
052 Meowth Meowth
Alola Form
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
053 Persian Persian
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
053 Persian Persian
Alola Form
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
089 Muk Muk
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
089 Muk Muk
Alola Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
092 Gastly Gastly
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
093 Haunter Haunter
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
094 Gengar Gengar
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
105 Marowak Marowak
Alola Form
FireIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Monster Monster
109 Koffing Koffing
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
110 Weezing Weezing
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
130 Gyarados Gyarados
WaterIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 2 Dragon
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
169 Crobat Crobat
PoisonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
197 Umbreon Umbreon
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
198 Murkrow Murkrow
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
200 Misdreavus Misdreavus
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
207 Gligar Gligar
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
208 Steelix Steelix
SteelIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
215 Sneasel Sneasel
DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Field Field
227 Skarmory Skarmory
SteelIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
228 Houndour Houndour
DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field
229 Houndoom Houndoom
DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field
246 Larvitar Larvitar
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster
247 Pupitar Pupitar
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar
RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Monster
261 Poochyena Poochyena
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
262 Mightyena Mightyena
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
274 Nuzleaf Nuzleaf
GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Grass
275 Shiftry Shiftry
GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Grass
302 Sableye Sableye
DarkIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
303 Mawile Mawile
SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy
306 Aggron Aggron
SteelIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster
318 Carvanha Carvanha
WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
319 Sharpedo Sharpedo
WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
331 Cacnea Cacnea
GrassIC Big.png Grass Human-Like
332 Cacturne Cacturne
GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Grass Human-Like
336 Seviper Seviper
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt
WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
353 Shuppet Shuppet
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
354 Banette Banette
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
355 Duskull Duskull
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
356 Dusclops Dusclops
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
359 Absol Absol
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
362 Glalie Glalie
IceIC Big.png Fairy Mineral
386 Deoxys Deoxys
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
429 Mismagius Mismagius
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
430 Honchkrow Honchkrow
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
434 Stunky Stunky
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
435 Skuntank Skuntank
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
442 Spiritomb Spiritomb
GhostIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
448 Lucario Lucario
FightingIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Human-Like
451 Skorupi Skorupi
PoisonIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
452 Drapion Drapion
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
453 Croagunk Croagunk
PoisonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak
PoisonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
461 Weavile Weavile
DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Field Field
472 Gliscor Gliscor
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
474 Porygon-Z Porygon-Z
NormalIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
477 Dusknoir Dusknoir
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
479 Rotom Rotom
ElectricIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
485 Heatran Heatran
FireIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
487 Giratina Giratina
GhostIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
491 Darkrai Darkrai
DarkIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
493 Arceus Arceus
NormalIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
509 Purrloin Purrloin
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
510 Liepard Liepard
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
551 Sandile Sandile
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
552 Krokorok Krokorok
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
553 Krookodile Krookodile
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
559 Scraggy Scraggy
DarkIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Dragon
560 Scrafty Scrafty
DarkIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Dragon
561 Sigilyph Sigilyph
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
562 Yamask Yamask
GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous
563 Cofagrigus Cofagrigus
GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous
568 Trubbish Trubbish
PoisonIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
569 Garbodor Garbodor
PoisonIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
570 Zorua Zorua
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
571 Zoroark Zoroark
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
574 Gothita Gothita
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like ORAS
575 Gothorita Gothorita
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like ORAS
576 Gothitelle Gothitelle
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like ORAS
592 Frillish Frillish
WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
593 Jellicent Jellicent
WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
605 Elgyem Elgyem
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
606 Beheeyem Beheeyem
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
607 Litwick Litwick
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
608 Lampent Lampent
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
609 Chandelure Chandelure
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
621 Druddigon Druddigon
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Monster
624 Pawniard Pawniard
DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
625 Bisharp Bisharp
DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
629 Vullaby Vullaby
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
630 Mandibuzz Mandibuzz
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
633 Deino Deino
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
634 Zweilous Zweilous
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
641 Tornadus Tornadus
FlyingIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
642 Thundurus Thundurus
ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
649 Genesect Genesect
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
657 Frogadier Frogadier
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1
658 Greninja Greninja
WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
667 Litleo Litleo
FireIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
668 Pyroar Pyroar
FireIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
674 Pancham Pancham
FightingIC Big.png Field Human-Like
675 Pangoro Pangoro
FightingIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Human-Like
676 Furfrou Furfrou
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
677 Espurr Espurr
PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
678 Meowstic Meowstic
Male
PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
678 Meowstic Meowstic
Female
PsychicIC Big.png Field Field
686 Inkay Inkay
DarkIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 2
687 Malamar Malamar
DarkIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 2
693 Clawitzer Clawitzer
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3
694 Helioptile Helioptile
ElectricIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
695 Heliolisk Heliolisk
ElectricIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
696 Tyrunt Tyrunt
RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
697 Tyrantrum Tyrantrum
RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
698 Amaura Amaura
RockIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Monster
699 Aurorus Aurorus
RockIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Monster
708 Phantump Phantump
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous
709 Trevenant Trevenant
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous
710 Pumpkaboo Pumpkaboo
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
711 Gourgeist Gourgeist
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
714 Noibat Noibat
FlyingIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Flying Flying
715 Noivern Noivern
FlyingIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Flying Flying
717 Yveltal Yveltal
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
720 Hoopa Hoopa
Confined
PsychicIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered ORAS
720 Hoopa Hoopa
Unbound
PsychicIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered ORAS
727 Incineroar Incineroar
FireIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
768 Golisopod Golisopod
BugIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
778 Mimikyu Mimikyu
GhostIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
799 Guzzlord Guzzlord
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
800 Necrozma Necrozma
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By Move Tutor

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Game
BW B2W2
023 Ekans Ekans
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
024 Arbok Arbok
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
037 Vulpix Vulpix
FireIC Big.png Field Field
038 Ninetales Ninetales
FireIC Big.png Field Field
052 Meowth Meowth
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
053 Persian Persian
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
089 Muk Muk
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
092 Gastly Gastly
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
093 Haunter Haunter
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
094 Gengar Gengar
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
109 Koffing Koffing
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
110 Weezing Weezing
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
130 Gyarados Gyarados
WaterIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 2 Dragon
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
169 Crobat Crobat
PoisonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
197 Umbreon Umbreon
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
198 Murkrow Murkrow
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
200 Misdreavus Misdreavus
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
207 Gligar Gligar
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
208 Steelix Steelix
SteelIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
215 Sneasel Sneasel
DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Field Field
227 Skarmory Skarmory
SteelIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
228 Houndour Houndour
DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field
229 Houndoom Houndoom
DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field
246 Larvitar Larvitar
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster
247 Pupitar Pupitar
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar
RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Monster
261 Poochyena Poochyena
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
262 Mightyena Mightyena
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
274 Nuzleaf Nuzleaf
GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Grass
275 Shiftry Shiftry
GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Grass
302 Sableye Sableye
DarkIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
303 Mawile Mawile
SteelIC Big.png Field Fairy
306 Aggron Aggron
SteelIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster
318 Carvanha Carvanha
WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
319 Sharpedo Sharpedo
WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
331 Cacnea Cacnea
GrassIC Big.png Grass Human-Like
332 Cacturne Cacturne
GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Grass Human-Like
336 Seviper Seviper
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt
WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
353 Shuppet Shuppet
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
354 Banette Banette
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
355 Duskull Duskull
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
356 Dusclops Dusclops
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
359 Absol Absol
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
362 Glalie Glalie
IceIC Big.png Fairy Mineral
429 Mismagius Mismagius
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
430 Honchkrow Honchkrow
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
434 Stunky Stunky
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
435 Skuntank Skuntank
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
442 Spiritomb Spiritomb
GhostIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
448 Lucario Lucario
FightingIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Human-Like
451 Skorupi Skorupi
PoisonIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
452 Drapion Drapion
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
453 Croagunk Croagunk
PoisonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak
PoisonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
461 Weavile Weavile
DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Field Field
472 Gliscor Gliscor
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
474 Porygon-Z Porygon-Z
NormalIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
477 Dusknoir Dusknoir
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
479 Rotom Rotom
ElectricIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
485 Heatran Heatran
FireIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
487 Giratina Giratina
Altered
GhostIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
487 Giratina Giratina
Origin
GhostIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
491 Darkrai Darkrai
DarkIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
493 Arceus Arceus
NormalIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
509 Purrloin Purrloin
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
510 Liepard Liepard
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
551 Sandile Sandile
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
552 Krokorok Krokorok
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
553 Krookodile Krookodile
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
559 Scraggy Scraggy
DarkIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Dragon
560 Scrafty Scrafty
DarkIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Dragon
561 Sigilyph Sigilyph
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
562 Yamask Yamask
GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous
563 Cofagrigus Cofagrigus
GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous
568 Trubbish Trubbish
PoisonIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
569 Garbodor Garbodor
PoisonIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
570 Zorua Zorua
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
571 Zoroark Zoroark
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
592 Frillish Frillish
WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
593 Jellicent Jellicent
WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
605 Elgyem Elgyem
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
606 Beheeyem Beheeyem
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
607 Litwick Litwick
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
608 Lampent Lampent
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
609 Chandelure Chandelure
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
621 Druddigon Druddigon
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Monster
624 Pawniard Pawniard
DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
625 Bisharp Bisharp
DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
629 Vullaby Vullaby
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
630 Mandibuzz Mandibuzz
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
633 Deino Deino
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
634 Zweilous Zweilous
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
641 Tornadus Tornadus
FlyingIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
642 Thundurus Thundurus
ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
649 Genesect Genesect
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
491 Darkrai DarkraiLv. 50
DarkIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia - Liberate the Tower!
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
023 Ekans Ekans
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon Dream World - Dream Park
037 Vulpix Vulpix
FireIC Big.png Field Field Dream World - Pleasant Forest
109 Koffing Koffing
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous Dream World - Rugged Mountain
228 Houndour Houndour
DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field Dream World - Spooky Manor
246 Larvitar LarvitarLv. 10
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster Dream World - Rugged Mountain
261 Poochyena Poochyena
DarkIC Big.png Field Field Dream World - Pleasant Forest
318 Carvanha Carvanha
WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 Dream World - Sparkling Sea
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
574 Gothita Gothita
PsychicIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like Island Scan - Route 6
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
386 Deoxys Deoxys
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered Masuda Deoxys
Team Plasma Deoxys
Plasma Deoxys
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon GO

Dark Pulse
Special Attack
Type Dark
Power 80
Energy bar 2
Duration 3.0 seconds
Critical rate 5%
Drain  ?%
Dark Pulse GO.png
Eligible Pokémon:
ArbokMeowthMukGastlyHaunterGengar
KoffingWeezingUmbreonMurkrowMisdreavusHoundour
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on February 16, 2017, Dark Pulse had a power of 45, an energy bar of 3, and a duration of 3.5 seconds.

Gengar may only know this move if it was obtained before February 16, 2017.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on enemies within a 1-tile range. It may also afflict enemies with a Cringe status condition, which makes its actions fail.

In the anime

Serena Pancham Dark Pulse.png Katharine Mandibuzz Dark Pulse.png Tobias Darkrai Dark Pulse.png Gladion Umbreon Dark Pulse.png
Pancham Mandibuzz Darkrai Umbreon
The user shoots a beam of purple circles at its target.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
491 Darkrai Darkrai crouches together and it extends its arms quickly, making a wave of purple circles come out of its body and hit the opponent, or Darkrai puts its hands together and forms a ball of black and purple circles. Then crouches and spins while holding out one of its hands, making the orb float over to the end of the hand. Finally, it fires a beam of black and purple circles from the orb at the opponent.
A wild Darkrai The Rise of Darkrai Debut
Tobias's Darkrai The Semi-Final Frontier! None
442 Spiritomb A ball of purple circles appears in front of Spiritomb's mouth. It then fires a beam of purple circles at the opponent from the ball.
A wild Spiritomb The Keystone Pops! None
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak puts its hands together and creates a ball of black and purple circles. It then fires the circles as a beam of circles at the opponent.
Saturn's Toxicroak Enter Galactic! None
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt points its claws at the opponent and fires two beams of purple and black circles from the insides of its claws at the opponent.
Kyle's Crawdaunt Strategy With a Smile! None
430 Honchkrow Honchkrow fires a beam of black and purple circles at the opponent from its beak or chest.
Paul's Honchkrow Aiding the Enemy! None
429 Mismagius The three gems on Mismagius's body flashes red, and a ball of black and purple circles appear in front of them. It then fires the circles as a beam at the opponent.
Fantina's Mismagius Shield with a Twist! None
477 Dusknoir Dusknoir puts its hands together and forms a small black ball of energy. It then separates its hands and fires a beam of black and purple circles at the opponent from the ball, or Dusknoir puts its hands together and forms a ball of black and purple circles. It then brings its hands forward and fires a beam of black and purple circles from the ball at the opponent.
Dusknoir (Explorers of Time, Darkness, and Sky) Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky - Beyond Time & Darkness None
571 Zoroark Zoroark puts its hands together in front of its chest and fires a beam of black and purple or dark blue circles from in between them at the opponent, or Zoroark crosses its arms in front of its face and an orb of black and dark blue circles appears in front of them. Zoroark then separates its arms and the orb moves in front of Zoroark's chest. It then fires a beam of black and dark blue circles from the orb at the opponent.
A wild Zoroark Zoroark: Master of Illusions None
630 Mandibuzz Mandibuzz opens its mouth and a light purple orb surrounded in black and purple circles appears inside it. It then fires a beam of black and purple circles from the orb inside its mouth at the opponent.
Katharine's Mandibuzz Scraggy and the Demanding Gothita! None
359M Absol Mega Absol opens its mouth and a light purple orb surrounded in black and purple circles appears inside it. It then fires a beam of black and purple circles from the orb inside its mouth at the opponent
Astrid's Absol Mega Evolution Special I None
710 Pumpkaboo Pumpkaboo forms a pink orb in front of it, then fires a beam of purple circles at the opponent from its mouth.
Jessie's Pumpkaboo Heroes - Friends and Faux Alike! None
674 Pancham Pancham creates a ball of black and purple circles in each hand. It then combines them and fires the circles as a beam of circles at the opponent.
Serena's Pancham Dreaming a Performer's Dream! None
687 Malamar Malamar forms a beam of black and purple circles in front of its chest. It then fires the circles at the opponent.
A wild Malamar Facing the Grand Design! None
Multiple wild Malamar Facing the Grand Design! None
675 Pangoro Pangoro creates a ball of black and purple circles in each hand. It then combines them and fires the circles as a beam of circles at the opponent.
A wild Pangoro So You're Having a Bad Day! None
Serena's Pangoro in a dream Dream a Little Dream from Me! None
720U Hoopa Hoopa Unbound shoots a beam of black and purple circles from the black hole in the middle of its body at the opponent.
A wild Hoopa Hoopa and the Clash of Ages None
711 Gourgeist Gourgeist forms a dark purple orb of energy in front of its mouth. It then fires a beam of dark purple circles at the opponent from its mouth.
Jessie's Gourgeist Over the Mountain of Snow! None
678F Meowstic Meowstic forms a dark purple orb of energy in its hand. It then fires a beam of dark purple circles at the opponent from its hand.
Olympia's Meowstic All Eyes on the Future! None
229M Houndoom Mega Houndoom opens its mouth and a light purple orb surrounded in black and purple circles appears inside it. It then fires a beam of black and purple circles from the orb inside its mouth at the opponent.
Malva's Houndoom Mega Evolution Special IV None
215 Sneasel Sneasel fires a beam of black and purple circles at the opponent.
A Team Flare Grunt's Sneasel From A to Z! None
228 Houndour Houndoor opens its mouth and a light purple orb surrounded in black and purple circles appears inside it. It then fires a beam of black and purple circles from the orb inside its mouth at the opponent.
Two Team Flare Grunts' Houndour From A to Z! None
451 Skorupi Skorupi opens its mouth and a light purple orb surrounded in black and purple circles appears inside it. It then fires a beam of black and purple circles from the orb inside its mouth at the opponent.
A Team Flare Grunt's Skorupi From A to Z! None
094 Gengar Gengar forms a dark purple orb of energy in its hands. It then fires a beam of dark purple circles from the orb at the opponent.
A ninja's Gengar A Festival of Decisions! None
261 Poochyena Poochyena opens its mouth and a light purple orb surrounded in black and purple circles appears inside it. It then fires a beam of black and purple circles from the orb inside its mouth at the opponent.
A Team Flare Grunt's Poochyena An Explosive Operation! None
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar opens its mouth and then a light purple and purple colored aura forms inside of it. It then fires black and purple circles from the aura inside its mouth at the opponent.
Alain's Tyranitar Finals Not for the Faint-Hearted! None
621 Druddigon Druddigon fires a beam of black and purple circles from its mouth at the opponent.
Aliana's Druddigon A Towering Takeover! None
510 Liepard Liepard fires a beam of black and purple circles from its mouth at the opponent.
Bryony's Liepard Coming Apart at the Dreams! None
229 Houndoom Houndoom fires a beam of black and purple circles from its mouth at the opponent.
Two Team Flare Grunts' Houndoom The Right Hero for the Right Job! None
197 Umbreon Umbreon fires multiple black balls of energy from in front of its head at the opponent.
Gladion's Umbreon A Glaring Rivalry! None

In the manga

In the movie adaptations


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King manga


In other generations

Core series games

Dark Pulse IV.png Dark Pulse V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

Spin-off series games

Dark Pulse PBR.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Dark Pulse Battrio.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

Trivia

  • The TM containing Dark Pulse as of Generation VI (TM97) has the same number as the first TM to contain Dark Pulse (TM79), inverted.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 惡波動 È Bōdòng
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Duisterpuls
France Flag.png French Vibrobscur
Germany Flag.png German Finsteraura
Greece Flag.png Greek Σκοτεινός Παλμός
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Gelombang Jahat
Gelombang Kegelapan
Italy Flag.png Italian Neropulsar
South Korea Flag.png Korean 악의파동 Ak-yi Padong
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Mørketrykk
Poland Flag.png Polish Ciemny puls
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Pulso Sombrio (games, XY series-present, TCG)
Vibração Sombria (early anime)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Pulsar Negro (anime)
Pulso Sombrio (TCG)
Romania Flag.png Romanian Pulsul Negru
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Tiro Oscuro (DP069)
Pulso Obscuro (DP079, BW055-present)
Energía Oscura (DP100-DP189)
Spain Flag.png Spain Pulso Umbrío
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Khí Công Tà Ác


Variations of the move Waterfall
Physical WaterfallPoison JabIron HeadZing Zap
Special ExtrasensoryDark PulseScald


Generation IV TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation VI TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 959697
9899100
Generation VI HMs
010203040506ORAS07ORAS
Generation VII TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100


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