Darkrai (Pokkén)

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Darkrai
ダークライ Darkrai
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Darkrai in Pokkén Tournament
Debuts in Pokkén Tournament
Caught at Unknown
Gender Unknown
Ability Bad Dreams
Current location Ferrum
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This Pokémon is fully evolved.
Voice actor Japanese English
As Darkrai Unknown

Darkrai (Japanese: ダークライ Darkrai) is a playable character in the arcade and Nintendo Switch versions of the fighting game Pokkén Tournament. It is a Technical style fighter.

Move list

Burst Attack

Move name Command Use Notes Type
Infinite Eclipse with Synergy Burst active: L + R - Counter attack pierce
Power up during Bad Dreams Rising
Normal Attack

Pokémon moves

Move name Command Use Notes Type
Dark Pulse A Use to stop your opponent Powered up during Bad Dreams Rising
Press R during Bad Dreams Rising to transition into Teleportation
Normal Attack
Dark Pulse: Charge A (hold) - Powers up in line with Phantom Count (maximum 4)
Counter attack pierce
Normal Attack
Dark Void ✚ forward + A - Activates Bad Dreams Rising on hit
Cannot K.O.
Normal Attack
Dark Void: Charge ✚ forward + A (hold) - Unblockable attack (can be countered)
Activates Bad Dreams Rising on hit
Cannot K.O.
Normal Attack
Nasty Plot ✚ back + A Counter Changes the properties of certain attacks Counter Attack
Nasty Plot: Success (Being hit during Nasty Plot) Counter opponent's attack - Hold to place a Phantom (Shadow)
Activate Phantom with Dark Pulse or Nasty Plot
Counter Attack
Shadow Claw midair A - Can cancel out certain long range attacks
Press R during Bad Dreams Rising to transition into Teleportation
Normal Attack
Shadow Claw ~ Kick Follow-up midair A, A - Press R during Bad Dreams Rising to transition into Teleportation Normal Attack
Shadow Claw ~ Slice Follow-up Midair A, Y or X - Press R during Bad Dreams Rising to transition into Teleportation Normal Attack

Bad Dreams Rising Moves

Move name Command Use Notes Type
Duel Phase only
Special Effects 1 - - Changes the properties of forward and backward dash steps -
Special Effects 2 - - Attacks launched from the Phantoms (Rifts) are automatic -
Special Effects 3 - - Bad Dreams Rising is automatically released when returning to Field Phase or when successfully using a grab attack Normal Attack
Dark Void (Enhanced) ✚ forward + A Major damage dealer - Normal Attack
Dark Void (Enhanced): Charge ✚ forward + A (hold) Major damage dealer - Normal Attack
Nightmare ✚ up + A Counter Invincible while invisible
Can transition into all midair attacks
Normal Attack
Dream Eater ✚ down + A Overcome blocks Absorbs opponent's HP
Increases your Synergy Gauge
Grab Attack

Standard Moves

Move name Command Use Notes Type
Special Effect - - Phantom Count increases when a Phantom is placed -
Grab Attack Y + B Overcome blocks - Grab Attack
Counter Attack X + A Counter Can be canceled with ✚ + R Counter Attack
Counter Attack: Charge X + A (hold) - Counter attack pierce Counter Attack
Charge Strong Attack Charge and then release X - Powers up in line with Phantom Count (maximum 4)
Recovers HP
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Teleportation midair R For surprise attacks Can change direction with ✚ / Invincible while invisible -
Synergy Burst (When Synergy Gauge MAX) L + R - During Synergy Burst, automatically transitions into Bad Dreams Rising when Duel Phase is triggered by an attack -
Field Phase only
Poké Combo 1 Y, Y - - Normal Attack
Ranged Attack Y Use to stop your opponent Can be cancelled with a Pokémon move Normal Attack
Poké Combo 2 ✚ side + Y, Y - - Normal Attack
Side Ranged Attack ✚ side + Y - Can be canceled with a Pokémon move
Hold to change trajectory
Places Phantom (Shadow)
Activate Phantom with Nasty Plot
Normal Attack
Forward Ranged Attack ✚ forward + Y Use to shift phases Places a Phantom (Dark Hand)
Activate Phantom with Nasty Plot
Normal Attack
Backward Ranged Attack ✚ back + Y - Can change direction by pressing ✚ diagonally backward
Can cancel out certain long-range
Places a Phantom (Rift)
Activate Phantom with Nasty Plot
Hold to change activation timing
Normal Attack
Jumping Ranged Attack Midair Y - Can be canceled with a Pokémon move
Can change trajectory with ✚
Hold to change trajectory
Places a Phantom (Thorn)
Normal Attack
Homing Attack X, X - Can be canceled with a Pokémon move or by pressing R or B Normal Attack
Homing Attack: Charge X, X (hold) - Counter attack pierce / Guard Break Normal Attack
Backward Attack ✚ back + X - - Normal Attack
Backward Attack: Charge ✚ back + X (hold) - Counter attack pierce
Places a Phantom (Barricade)
Phantom can be destroyed by opponent or have properties changed by Nasty Plot
Normal Attack
Jumping Attack Midair X Use to shift phases - Normal Attack
Duel Phase only
Poké Combo 3 Y, Y, Y, Y Major damage dealer - Normal Attack
Weak Attack Y, Y - Can be canceled with a Pokémon move
PressR during Bad Dreams Rising to transition into Teleportation
Normal Attack
Weak Attack ~ Strong Attack Follow-up Y, X - Places a Phantom (Rift)
Activate Phantom with Nasty Plot
Normal Attack
Weak Attack ~ Strong Attack Follow-up: Charge Y, X (hold) Make an opening for more attacks Counter attack pierce
Places a Phantom (Rift) Activate Phantom with Nasty Plot
Normal Attack
Forward Weak Attack ✚ forward + Y - Press ✚ and Y together to power up Normal Attack
High Stance Weak Attack ✚ up + Y Effective against airborne opponents - Normal Attack
High Stance Weak Attack: Charge ✚ up + Y (hold) - - Normal Attack
Poké Combo 4 ✚ down + Y, Y - - Normal Attack
Low Stance Weak Attack ✚ down + Y - Can be cancelled with a Pokémon move
Press R during Bad Dreams Rising to transition into Teleportation
Normal Attack
Low Stance Weak Attack ~ Strong Attack Follow-up ✚ down + Y, X Knocks down opponent Places a Phantom (Rift)
Activate Phantom with Nasty Plot
Normal Attack
Midair Weak Attack Midair Y - Can be canceled with a Pokémon move
Hold to change trajectory
Press R during Bad Dreams Rising to transition into Teleportation
Normal Attack
Poké Combo 5 ✚ up + X, X Major damage dealer - Normal Attack
Strong Attack X, X - Can be canceled with a Pokémon move
Press R during Bad Dreams Rising to transition into Teleportation
Places a Phantom (Rift)
Activate Phantom with Nasty Plot
Normal Attack
Foward Strong Attack ✚ forward + X - Places a Phantom (Rift)
Activate Phantom with Nasty Plot
Normal Attack
Back Strong Attack ✚ back + X - Places a Phantom (Rift)
Activate Phantom with Nasty Plot
Normal Attack
Backward Strong Attack: Charge - - Counter attack pierce Normal Attack
High Stance Strong Attack ✚ up + X Effective against grab attacks Places a Phantom (Rift)
Activate Phantom with Nasty Plot
Normal Attack
High Stance Strong Attack: Charge ✚ up + X (hold) Make an opening for more attacks Places a Phantom (Rift)
Activate Phantom with Nasty Plot
Normal Attack
Low Stance Strong Attack ✚ down + X Knocks down opponent Places a Phantom (Rift)
Activate Phantom with Nasty Plot
Normal Attack
Midair Strong Attack midair X - Places a Phantom (Rift)
Activate Phantom with Nasty Plot
Normal Attack

Recommended Combos

Command Notes Type
Field Phase only
Homing Attack cancel to Dark Void(X cancel to ✚ forward + A - Normal Attack
Duel Phase only
Forward Weak Attack (✚ forward + Y) ► Backward Weak Attack ( ✚ backward + Y, Y, Y) - Normal Attack
Strong Attack cancel to Nasty Plot (X cancel to ✚ back + A) ► Forward Strong Attack (✚ forward + X) Nasty Plot releases Bad Dreams Rising Normal Attack

Related articles

  • For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Darkrai.

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