Darkrai (Darkness Ablaze 105)

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ダークライ Darkrai
Illus. nagimiso
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Darkrai
Type Darkness
HP 120
retreat cost
English expansion Darkness Ablaze
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 105/189
Japanese expansion Explosive Walker
Japanese rarity R
Japanese card no. 048/070
Japanese Deck Kit Zacian & Zamazenta vs Eternatus Special Deck Set
Japanese card no. 005/028
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 was first released as part of the Darkness Ablaze expansion.

Card text

Darkness Guard
If this Pokémon has any Darkness Energy attached, it takes 20 less damage from attacks (after applying Weakness and Resistance).
ColorlessColorlessColorless Vortex of Darkness
This attack does 20 more damage for each Darkness Energy attached to this Pokémon.

Pokédex data

Darkrai - Pitch Black Pokémon
No. Height Weight
491 4'11" (1.5 m) 111.3 lbs. (50.5 kg)
Pokédex entry
It can lull people to sleep and make them dream. It is active during nights of the new moon.
人々を 深い 眠りに 誘い 夢を 見せる 能力を 持つ。 新月の 夜に 活動する。

Release information

This card was included in the Darkness Ablaze expansion, first released in the Japanese Explosive Walker expansion. It was reprinted as a Non Holofoil card in the Japanese Zacian & Zamazenta vs Eternatus Special Deck Set. A Holofoil version, featuring a Pikachu jack-o'-lantern stamp in the bottom right corner of the artwork, was available in the Trick or Trade BOOster Bundle from September 1, 2022.



The Darkness Guard Ability was first seen as a Poké-BODY on Rocket's Zapdos ex from EX Team Rocket Returns. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Y.

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