Top Ten Dark Pokemon

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The Top Ten

1 Tyranitar Tyranitar

Come on people?! Tyranitar crushes anything and everything!

Epic love this Pokemon defeat anything in its path

Tyranitar is the best. The people saying absol is the best don't know what they're talking about. I have him on alpha sapphire and he destroys anything he faces. You throw a water type out, teach him thunderbolt. Grass? How about an ice beam. Only real counter would be fighting, which I'm sure there's a move he can learn to counter that. And anyways, you can't wipe a team with one Pokemon. You need to have those types in your team to counter the ones your current Pokemon can't beat, so in this case a flying or psychic type would be perfect.

HE IS A BADASS!

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2 Absol Absol Absol is a fictional creature in the Pokémon franchise. It was first introduced in Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire.

Absol is totally the best because if it weren't for him disasters would happen all over plus he is like the coolest Pokemon ever and he isn't evil even though people think he is he is just trying to do what's best for the fate of the world. I love you absol you rock!

High attack, good speed, a great ability in Magic Bounce (no taunt so you can set up, plus Absol is already really strong), a pretty wide move pool (it can cover all its weaknesses), awesome design (mega and non-mega) and it's not even that hard to find (you have to do things and go places just to find a larvitar, then you have to evolve it 2 stages. You don't have that problem with Absol). These moves are the ones I currently have on mine: Sucker Punch, Night Slash, Swords Dance, and Knock Off (flinch chance). Super Luck as pre-mega ability. Plan is to mega evolve then swords dance, knock off (if the item can't be knocked off proceed to night slash/sucker punch) and when you sense a switch, swords dance again. It's. Just. Great. Chansey/Blissey? Knock off eviolite/lefties. Sweeper? Use Sucker Punch. Just swords dance if they try to buff their defenses (via cosmic power, cotton guard, etc.)Haha, you could use this as a lead to prevent hazards on mega evolution. In short, there are ...more

I think Absol is underrated. It has high attack. Make sure it has the ability super luck. It increases its critical hit ratio. Teach it Night Slash, which make the critical hit higher. And psycho cut, to deal with fighting types, and it also has high critical hit. And also, give it the scope lens, which makes critical hit ratio even GREATER

Stab Night slash + stab sucker punch + swords dance with psycho cut is amazing.

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3 Umbreon Umbreon

I've once beaten three Dragonites by using these four moves: faint attack, sand attack, confuse ray and moonlight. Pissed my opponent off by sand attack and confuse ray... And 'if' my opponent attack landed successfully after struggling from confusion and low accuracy, I just heal using moonlight (not mention Umbreon's amazing defenses). And of course I kept attacking by the inevitable move faint attack, it was just awesome beating three Dragonites with an Umbreon! Definitely one of my favorites. - nabilbss

I loved Umbreon in Pokemon XD Gale of Darkness. It and Espeon made one epic team that could plow through that game and all others in double battles. Even in multiplayer, Umbreon is one of the best to have on your team just because it can last so long!

Umbreon is awesome looking, has amazing defense, and can learn quite a few different moves. All this makes him the best dark Pokemon out there. Simply epic Pokemon! One of the best!

Seems like an holy cool pet for my house.

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4 Darkrai Darkrai Darkrai is a legendary Pokemon developed by Game Freak. The only way to get this Pokemon was through two events, only one in the United States.

Darkrai is the most awesome and powerful dark type pokemon and he will always be. Beside being top dark type pokemon Darkrai is one of the best out of all the pokemon. Impressive sp. Attack and speed it is superior to the all other dark types. IN Addition it is legendary and only pokemon that can learn darkvoid
SO NO OTHER DARK TYPE POKEON CAN BEAT DARKRAI

Pretty much Darkrai. I mean, he's Freddy Kruegar (Pokemon-Wise, only the killing is omitted). His appearance is also badass and overall, this pokemon is pretty powerful, is a force to be reckoned with with his dangerous abilities and is a mix of Red (My favorite color), Black and White.

But however, the reason why e deserves to be Number 1 is his portrayal in The Rise of Darkrai. I mean, a Darkrai who was hated and shunned by the people of Alamos Town (Except Alice and Tonio) risked his life protecting it from the two of the Creation trio Pokemon (Dialga and Palkia). And yes, he also has a personality and what was so shocking was that he became a hero of the town that everyone hated. That, is what makes a character a really strong one and I hope people could understand what could something like Darkrai could do :). - hussaintalib

darkrai really is the best
mine has: dark pulse, dark void, dream eater, nightmare
i ruled whole battle revolution with him!

It is a legendary Pokemon.please respect it.i

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5 Hydreigon Hydreigon Dark/Dragon Pokemon, thought to be similar to Hydra . Drei is german for three, as in the name it relates to the head count of the stage of evolution .

It took a lot of work to get my hydreigon, but it was all worth it. Mine around level 70, and knows fire blast, earthquake, tri attack and Draco meteor. It so great how it can learn so many different kinds of moves.

How number 5? I am shocked at how many IDIOTS play this game! Hydreigon can learn focus blast and can destroy all these suckers ahead of him! Choice specs Draco Meteor will destroy everything! Fire blast and surf too! This guy is such a monster!

Even though he's hard to obtain he is a BEAST when you get him

Takes so long to train, but worth it - Yuanlong

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6 Houndoom Houndoom

this may be a dark/fire type but it still has one nasty bite - SoulSilver

LOVE BOTH umbreon and houndoom LOTS but houndooms lower in rating!

Absol and Houndoom are easily the best to dark types. Fast and strong, bringing in both an amazing ATK and SPATK onto the field. Not to mention houndooms move pool. His fire moves can take out almost any pokemon, and if that doesn't work, he has plenty of other dark moves to back him up. Plus he can take a good hit or two before and delivering even strong ones going down.

JESUS this is my favorite pokemon and mega houndoom dark pulse equals rekt - xYobi87

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7 Zoroark Zoroark

One of the most awesome Pokemon and definitely one of my favourites! Its ability to create realistic illusions is off the charts! This Pokemon should certainly be in the top ten peoples so get voting!

Zoroark is really powerful and rare! I'm surprised that he is not a legendary, he needs to be one! I love his ability to change forms!

If you put a gengar at the back of your team and a Zoroark at the front, people will confuse it and try using psychic and dark attacks on what they believe to be a ghost type Pokemon, which gives you a perfect opportunity to do whatever you want with it. It isn't a legendary so people can't complain about it on battle spot and it's the only Pokemon (besides Zorua) who can learn Night Daze, which is the STRONGEST special dark type attack.

I had a zoroark in pokemon omega ruby and it rekt like a monster. I really like this pokemon and it can know some ace moves!

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8 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt

Crawdaunt is a total beast! He has so many resistances and even an immunity to psychic! He's totally worth adding to a team!

That Pokemon is a beast and to prove it he swept the entire elite four in my white 2

Let me just say this. Crawdaunt is like a bulldozer. He can easily break walls and can easily clean up. I don't even want to mention what will happen if an adaptability crawdaunt uses crabhammer on a Pokemon (hint hint, instant carnage). Enough said

It took me an hour to catch corpish. To get this Juggernauts. If I am a dark gym leader. I'm gonna use him

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9 Weavile Weavile

It is amazing and that's that I mean you only have to look out for fighting types and bugs so all you do is get it to know aerial ace and that's it for all of the fighting and bug types, that is why it should be number one. It's a BOSS!

With its combined, Unmatched speed and beastly attack, it is a force to be reckoned with. It's the only physical ice type Pokemon, which makes it unique!

Weavile is the best in my oppinion it's a sweeper if this things taught ice punch, (get a smeargle teach it ice punch leave it at the day care with a weavile/sneasle. )and also teach it shadow claw, brick break, and dig. This thing is amazing recomended 100%!
And also weavile is very unique it has very high attack and speed rate. Being able to reach a maximum 372 attack stat and a 383 speed stat makes weavile even better. Not to mention in can also have a max of 344 hp, pretty good! Oh and one last thing like at a shiny weavile and tell me that's not cool. That's why I think weavile is the best dark type. I hope this helps.

P. S go to serebii.net really good for getting info on pokemon.

This my favorite pokemon of all time

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10 Bisharp Bisharp

This thing has one of the best sprites of all time, can learn Iron Head, Night Slash, Sucker Punch and way more to crush enemies. Just watch out for fighting types.

Bisharp is just a complete beast, this thing is even super effective against dragon type moves thanks to its dark/steel typing. Should be numeral uno by far

Bisharp is so awesome. Guillotine can deal with tough opponents while iron head gets them to flinch. This knight can pack a punch.

Bisharp is AMAZING! Mine knew night slash, aerial ace, X-scissor, and focus blast. Can sweep 3 of the four black/white elite four!

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11 Krookodile

Max his speed and attack, give him a Choice Scarf paired with Moxie, and he wrecks. He may be a bit of a glass cannon, but he's fast and hits like a truck. Great physical sweeper and an awesome design. My favorite Dark and one of my favorite Ground types.

With Earthquake and Crunch at STAB and stone edge plus dragon claw, you already have the makings of a good Pokemon. Add excellent ATK and SPD, decent defensive stats, and the ability Moxie, and you have Krookodile, the greatest Dark type available. He defiantly deserves a higher spot on this list.

Never forget Fire Fang and Aerial Ace, they cover Bug, Ice, Grass, and Fighting. Your only weaknesses now are Water and *retches* Fairy...

Krookodile is actualy a BIG BEAST it's very big and can even learn dragon type moves! I like him too because he's design is pretty cool and it's attack damage!

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12 Honchkrow Honchkrow

Honchkrow is the boss! One of the best dark types, with it's great attack and the ability moxie ( or super luck if you can't get moxie) it can murder it's way through any team with brave bird or super power, also because it does not have loads of speed you could have a move like tailwind to raise it's and your teams speed.

Honchkrow has an awesome attack stat and with fly it swamped Cynthia's spiritomb being10 levels under it. Not to mention it looking awesome and being an awesome combo of dark and flying. An great sweeper

Honchkrow is on my pokemon black team and my advice is have the moves dark pulse, sucker punch, psychic, and aerial ace

it a bird

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13 Mightyena Mightyena

I have always wanted to catch a Poochyena and train it into a Mightyena. Now I know that I can. MIGHTYENA ROCKS! She is really strong and I suggest that you get if you had a Sapphire or Ruby game. She is my favorite Pokemon and she is one of the strongest dark type and I think she should be number 2.

I think myghtyena is one of the top dogs another full dark type - SoulSilver

How come this beast is all the way down here?! Mightyena is my favorite dark Pokemon. He/she is super tough by looks. Mightyena is totally great. It looks a lot like a girl and super aggressive. And mightyena hunts in packs! A great bite! I LOVE YOU!

Mightyena should be in the top five my first wild pokemon in omega ruby also my favorite dark type

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14 Greninja Greninja Greninja is a Water/Dark type Pokemon introduced in Gen 6. It is the evolved form of Frogadier and the final evolve form of the water starter Froakie. Aside from the usual Torrent ability all Water starters have (Which raises the power of its Water moves), it also the the ability Protean, which changes ...read more.

Greninja is incredible in competitive, my favourite is Umbreon but that's because I personally love it. Greninja on the other hand is basically what Game Freak intended Arceus to be. I think Arceus's Mega will have this ability or something similar. Even Chansey can't wall it because it learns knock off. Only extremely bulky Pokemon like Mega Aggron, Zapdos, Umbreon can stop it, otherwise you just have to revenge kill it with something faster. Greninja is truly a beast and very interesting to use.

Frog Ninja plus Protean = pure destruction. Grass type? Ice Beam, changes into Ice Type. Water Type? Grass Knot. Changes into Grass. Psychic Type? Dark Pulse. None stood a change to this Type Changing Ninja Frog with the awesome Tongue Scarf.

If any one ask me which pokemon you like? I will say greninja. It should be the leader of all pokes

Wow... didn't even realized he was the 14th...
I guess he's really OP :D

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15 Yveltal Yveltal Yveltal is a fictional creature in the Pokemon Franchise. Introduced in the 6th gen, Yveltal is a legendary Dark/Flying type Pokemon, and is the mascot of Pokemon Y. It is classified as the Destruction Pokemon. Yveltal has the ability to absorb life energy, and when its life comes to an end, it steals ...read more.

Why is THE Destruction Pokemon left out? First off he has a stat total of 680 and is almost unbeatable with his phantom force move! Second of all HE IS A LEGENDARY OF Pokemon Y just catching him makes you feel legendary! Plus he looks almost as epic as DARKRAI! (Almost, you can't beat the badass)

Combine the majestic-ness and coolness of lugia with the badass-ness of darkrai, and you get this powerhouse. It has great defense stats, which help it stay in battle. If it's near dead, just use oblivion wing (added with good sp attack and stab from flying type) and you're gonna get a guaranteed OHKO, and added health. Phantom force can be used with great speed to avoid attacks, foul play destroys tanks and sweepers like mega rayquaza, and steel wing wrecks yveltal's main enemy, xerneas. Don't forget the great typing allowing it to have 2 immunities (ground and psychic) and plenty of resistances, also the massive base stat of 680, higher than tyranitar (why the hell is it at number 1? ). In my opinion, the massive bird of death beats all, well except it's type weaknesses and some megas, but you get the point. - mathyfox441

He is the stronger than darkrai. He is the destruction Pokemon he can destroy everyone of them

He is beast I killed a level 100 with 1 foul play and I just got him

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16 Sharpedo Sharpedo

Dude, this things speed is nothing to sneeze at. Ya move pool effectively takes care of weaknesses, and now with mega-evolution it has even more destructive, sweeping potential.

Just amazing best dark type ever look on Pokemon alpha sapphire you zoom of into the distance on this Pokemon and as for camerupt nothing.

One of my favorite Pokemon. The 2nd king of the seas. It's nothing to play around with when it has a deadly bite and attack stat like that!

I used to put this pokemon on my team all the time.
One of the best.

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17 Sableye Sableye

Ghost and dark that takes away the super effective fighting attacks like he's the bomb

My Favourite Poke ever. Great typing and Great design. Hidden ability is awesome and has a Mega Form to boot

Sableye is my favorite Pokemon I reck people in competitive with mega sableye

I hate fairy types so much. They mucked me up. - Yuanlong

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18 Spiritomb Spiritomb

But then came the fairy type

I don't consider generation 6 a thing. So in my mind there's still no weaknesses.

No super effective weakness, that should be enough to out Spiritomb somewhere in the top ten.

I hate fairy type. They mucked me up

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19 Shiftry Shiftry

A hard choice to make, but I have to go with Shiftry. I love the whole evolution line, and suddenly a dark pokemon! He looks very cool.

He looks so cool! He shines out in a field of ugly bad dark Pokemon...

A excellent Pokemon for me because in omega ruby my shriftry really wrecks the competition with its powerful hurricane and leave storm. I also gave mine items to make it really good in the battle field

Why is torterra here

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20 Cacturne Cacturne

It is creepy, it's a walking scarecrow, in battle it is not effected by sandstorms it can learn super cool moves and it was in the top ten creepiest Pokemon list so please vote for this one thanks

This thing is so creepy, and it's not bad.

Love this pokemon, always reliable.

Cacnea is tough to train but the moment it evolves it turns into a power house and can even stand up to its weakneeses

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