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Dark Pulse
Dark Pulse PE.png
あくのはどう
Evil Pulse
Generation: IV
Battle Data
Type: Type Dark.gif
Category Special
Power: 80
Accuracy: 100
PP: 15, max: ?
Affects: All
Secondary Effect: 20% chance of making the foe flinch.
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Magic Bounce: No
Bright Powder: No
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Cool
Appeal:
Jam:
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Dark Pulse is a Dark-type move. It was introduced in Generation IV.

Description

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

Effects

In battle

Dark Pulse has a 20% chance of causing the opponent to flinch.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
IV V VI VII VIII
052A.png Meowth dark Field 55SMUSUM
053A.png Persian dark Field 69SMUSUM
092.png Gastly ghost/poison Amorphous 36 36 36 36SMUSUM
28PE
36
093.png Haunter ghost/poison Amorphous 44 44 44 44SMUSUM
36PE
42
094.png Gengar ghost/poison Amorphous 44 44 44 44SMUSUM
36PE
42
197.png Umbreon dark Field 40
246.png Larvitar rock/ground Monster 28 32 32 32 24
247.png Pupitar rock/ground Monster 28 34 34 34 24
248.png Tyranitar rock/dark Monster 28 34 34 34 24
430.png Honchkrow dark/flying Flying 55 75 75 75
442.png Spiritomb ghost/dark Amorphous 49 49 49 49 50
448.png Lucario fighting/steel Field/Human-Like 1 1
461.png Weavile dark/ice Field 49 51BW
47B2W2
47 47 66
491.png Darkrai dark Undiscovered 93 93 93 93
562.png Yamask ghost Mineral/Amorphous 44
563.png Cofagrigus ghost Mineral/Amorphous 50
629.png Vullaby dark/flying Flying 46 46 46 48
630.png Mandibuzz dark/flying Flying 46 46 46 48
641.png Tornadus flying Undiscovered 73 73 67
642.png Thundurus electric/flying Undiscovered 73 73 67
693.png Clawitzer water Water 1/Water 3 1, 57 1 1
717.png Yveltal dark/flying Undiscovered 44 44 50
720U.png Hoopa psychic/dark Undiscovered 55ORAS 55
859.png Impidimp dark/fairy Fairy/Human-Like 33
860.png Morgrem dark/fairy Fairy/Human-Like 35
861.png Grimmsnarl dark/fairy Fairy/Human-Like 35
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By TM/TR

Pokémon Type Egg groups Machine
IV V VI VII VIII
009.png Blastoise water Monster/Water 1 TM97 TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
TR58
019A.png Rattata dark/normal Field TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
020A.png Raticate dark/normal Field TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
023.png Ekans poison Field/Dragon TM79 TM97 TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
024.png Arbok poison Field/Dragon TM79 TM97 TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
037.png Vulpix fire Field TM79 TM97 TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
TR58
037A.png Vulpix ice Field TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
TR58
038.png Ninetales fire Field TM79 TM97 TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
TR58
038A.png Ninetales ice/fairy Field TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
TR58
052.png Meowth normal Field TM79 TM97 TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
TR58
052A.png Meowth dark Field TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
TR58
052B.png Meowth steel Field TR58
053.png Persian normal Field TM79 TM97 TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
TR58
053A.png Persian dark Field TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
TR58
089.png Muk poison Amorphous TM79 TM97 TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
089A.png Muk poison/dark Amorphous TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
092.png Gastly ghost/poison Amorphous TM79 TM97 TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
TR58
093.png Haunter ghost/poison Amorphous TM79 TM97 TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
TR58
094.png Gengar ghost/poison Amorphous TM79 TM97 TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
TR58
105A.png Marowak fire/ghost Monster TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
TR58
109.png Koffing poison Amorphous TM79 TM97 TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
TR58
110.png Weezing poison Amorphous TM79 TM97 TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
TR58
110A.png Weezing poison/fairy Amorphous TR58
130.png Gyarados water/flying Water 2/Dragon TM79 TM97 TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
TR58
146A.png Moltres dark/flying Undiscovered TR58
151.png Mew psychic Undiscovered TM79 TM97 TM97SMUSUM
TM20PE
TR58
169.png Crobat poison/flying Flying TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
197.png Umbreon dark Field TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
198.png Murkrow dark/flying Flying TM79 TM97 TM97
200.png Misdreavus ghost Amorphous TM79 TM97 TM97
207.png Gligar ground/flying Bug TM79 TM97 TM97
208.png Steelix steel/ground Mineral TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
215.png Sneasel dark/ice Field TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
227.png Skarmory steel/flying Bug TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
228.png Houndour dark/fire Field TM79 TM97 TM97
229.png Houndoom dark/fire Field TM79 TM97 TM97
246.png Larvitar rock/ground Monster TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
247.png Pupitar rock/ground Monster TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
248.png Tyranitar rock/dark Monster TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
261.png Poochyena dark Field TM79 TM97 TM97
262.png Mightyena dark Field TM79 TM97 TM97
274.png Nuzleaf grass/dark Field/Grass TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
275.png Shiftry grass/dark Field/Grass TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
302.png Sableye dark/ghost Human-Like TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
303.png Mawile steel/fairy Field/Fairy TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
306.png Aggron steel/rock Monster TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
318.png Carvanha water/dark Water 2 TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
319.png Sharpedo water/dark Water 2 TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
331.png Cacnea grass Grass/Human-Like TM79 TM97 TM97
332.png Cacturne grass/dark Grass/Human-Like TM79 TM97 TM97
336.png Seviper poison Field/Dragon TM79 TM97 TM97
342.png Crawdaunt water/dark Water 1/Water 3 TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
353.png Shuppet ghost Amorphous TM79 TM97 TM97
354.png Banette ghost Amorphous TM79 TM97 TM97
355.png Duskull ghost Amorphous TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
356.png Dusclops ghost Amorphous TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
359.png Absol dark Field TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
362.png Glalie ice Fairy/Mineral TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
386.png Deoxys psychic Undiscovered TM97 TM97
429.png Mismagius ghost Amorphous TM79 TM97 TM97
430.png Honchkrow dark/flying Flying TM79 TM97 TM97
434.png Stunky poison/dark Field TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
435.png Skuntank poison/dark Field TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
442.png Spiritomb ghost/dark Amorphous TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
448.png Lucario fighting/steel Field/Human-Like TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
451.png Skorupi poison/bug Bug/Water 3 TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
452.png Drapion poison/dark Bug/Water 3 TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
453.png Croagunk poison/fighting Human-Like TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
454.png Toxicroak poison/fighting Human-Like TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
461.png Weavile dark/ice Field TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
472.png Gliscor ground/flying Bug TM79 TM97 TM97
474.png Porygon-Z normal Mineral TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
477.png Dusknoir ghost Amorphous TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
479.png Rotom electric/ghost Amorphous TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
485.png Heatran fire/steel Undiscovered TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
487.png Giratina ghost/dragon Undiscovered TM79 TM97 TM97 TR58
491.png Darkrai dark Undiscovered TM79 TM97 TM97
493.png Arceus normal Undiscovered TM79 TM97 TM97
509.png Purrloin dark Field TM97 TM97 TR58
510.png Liepard dark Field TM97 TM97 TR58
551.png Sandile ground/dark Field TM97 TM97 TR58
552.png Krokorok ground/dark Field TM97 TM97 TR58
553.png Krookodile ground/dark Field TM97 TM97 TR58
559.png Scraggy dark/fighting Field/Dragon TM97 TM97 TR58
560.png Scrafty dark/fighting Field/Dragon TM97 TM97 TR58
561.png Sigilyph psychic/flying Flying TM97 TM97 TR58
562.png Yamask ghost Mineral/Amorphous TM97 TM97 TR58
562A.png Yamask ground/ghost Mineral/Amorphous TR58
563.png Cofagrigus ghost Mineral/Amorphous TM97 TM97 TR58
568.png Trubbish poison Mineral TM97 TM97 TR58
569.png Garbodor poison Mineral TM97 TM97 TR58
570.png Zorua dark Field TM97 TM97 TR58
571.png Zoroark dark Field TM97 TM97 TR58
574.png Gothita psychic Human-Like TM97ORAS TM97 TR58
575.png Gothorita psychic Human-Like TM97ORAS TM97 TR58
576.png Gothitelle psychic Human-Like TM97ORAS TM97 TR58
592.png Frillish water/ghost Amorphous TM97 TM97 TR58
593.png Jellicent water/ghost Amorphous TM97 TM97 TR58
605.png Elgyem psychic Human-Like TM97 TM97 TR58
606.png Beheeyem psychic Human-Like TM97 TM97 TR58
607.png Litwick ghost/fire Amorphous TM97 TM97 TR58
608.png Lampent ghost/fire Amorphous TM97 TM97 TR58
609.png Chandelure ghost/fire Amorphous TM97 TM97 TR58
621.png Druddigon dragon Dragon/Monster TM97 TM97 TR58
624.png Pawniard dark/steel Human-Like TM97 TM97 TR58
625.png Bisharp dark/steel Human-Like TM97 TM97 TR58
629.png Vullaby dark/flying Flying TM97 TM97 TR58
630.png Mandibuzz dark/flying Flying TM97 TM97 TR58
633.png Deino dark/dragon Dragon TM97 TM97 TR58
634.png Zweilous dark/dragon Dragon TM97 TM97 TR58
635.png Hydreigon dark/dragon Dragon TM97 TM97 TR58
641.png Tornadus flying Undiscovered TM97 TM97 TR58
642.png Thundurus electric/flying Undiscovered TM97 TM97 TR58
649.png Genesect bug/steel Undiscovered TM97 TM97 TR58
657.png Frogadier water Water 1 TM97 TM97
658.png Greninja water/dark Water 1 TM97 TM97
667.png Litleo fire/normal Field TM97 TM97
668.png Pyroar fire/normal Field TM97 TM97
674.png Pancham fighting Field/Human-Like TM97 TM97 TR58
675.png Pangoro fighting/dark Field/Human-Like TM97 TM97 TR58
676.png Furfrou normal Field TM97 TM97
677.png Espurr psychic Field TM97 TM97 TR58
678.png Meowstic psychic Field TM97 TM97 TR58
678A.png Meowstic psychic Field TM97 TM97 TR58
686.png Inkay dark/psychic Water 1/Water 2 TM97 TM97 TR58
687.png Malamar dark/psychic Water 1/Water 2 TM97 TM97 TR58
693.png Clawitzer water Water 1/Water 3 TM97 TM97 TR58
694.png Helioptile electric/normal Monster/Dragon TM97 TM97 TR58
695.png Heliolisk electric/normal Monster/Dragon TM97 TM97 TR58
696.png Tyrunt rock/dragon Monster/Dragon TM97 TM97 TR58
697.png Tyrantrum rock/dragon Monster/Dragon TM97 TM97 TR58
698.png Amaura rock/ice Monster TM97 TM97 TR58
699.png Aurorus rock/ice Monster TM97 TM97 TR58
708.png Phantump ghost/grass Grass/Amorphous TM97 TM97 TR58
709.png Trevenant ghost/grass Grass/Amorphous TM97 TM97 TR58
710.png Pumpkaboo ghost/grass Amorphous TM97 TM97 TR58
711.png Gourgeist ghost/grass Amorphous TM97 TM97 TR58
714.png Noibat flying/dragon Flying/Dragon TM97 TM97 TR58
715.png Noivern flying/dragon Flying/Dragon TM97 TM97 TR58
717.png Yveltal dark/flying Undiscovered TM97 TM97 TR58
720.png Hoopa psychic/ghost Undiscovered TM97ORAS TM97
720U.png Hoopa psychic/dark Undiscovered TM97ORAS TM97
727.png Incineroar fire/dark Field TM97 TR58
768.png Golisopod bug/water Bug/Water 3 TM97 TR58
778.png Mimikyu ghost/fairy Amorphous TM97 TR58
799.png Guzzlord dark/dragon Undiscovered TM97 TR58
800.png Necrozma psychic Undiscovered TM97 TR58
800DM.png Necrozma psychic/steel Undiscovered TM97USUM TR58
800DW.png Necrozma psychic/ghost Undiscovered TM97USUM TR58
804.png Naganadel poison/dragon Undiscovered TM97USUM TR58
806.png Blacephalon fire/ghost Undiscovered TM97USUM TR58
818.png Inteleon water Water 1/Field TR58
828.png Thievul dark Field TR58
854.png Sinistea ghost Mineral/Amorphous TR58
855.png Polteageist ghost Mineral/Amorphous TR58
856.png Hatenna psychic Fairy TR58
857.png Hattrem psychic Fairy TR58
858.png Hatterene psychic/fairy Fairy TR58
859.png Impidimp dark/fairy Fairy/Human-Like TR58
860.png Morgrem dark/fairy Fairy/Human-Like TR58
861.png Grimmsnarl dark/fairy Fairy/Human-Like TR58
863.png Perrserker steel Field TR58
867.png Runerigus ground/ghost Mineral/Amorphous TR58
877.png Morpeko electric/dark Field/Fairy TR58
884.png Duraludon steel/dragon Mineral/Dragon TR58
892.png Urshifu fighting/dark Undiscovered TR58
893.png Zarude dark/grass Undiscovered TR58
897.png Spectrier ghost Undiscovered TR58
898S.png Calyrex psychic/ghost Undiscovered TR58
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By breeding

By Move Tutor

Pokémon Type Egg groups Games
023.png Ekans poison Field/Dragon B2W2
024.png Arbok poison Field/Dragon B2W2
037.png Vulpix fire Field B2W2
038.png Ninetales fire Field B2W2
052.png Meowth normal Field B2W2
053.png Persian normal Field B2W2
089.png Muk poison Amorphous B2W2
092.png Gastly ghost/poison Amorphous B2W2
093.png Haunter ghost/poison Amorphous B2W2
094.png Gengar ghost/poison Amorphous B2W2
109.png Koffing poison Amorphous B2W2
110.png Weezing poison Amorphous B2W2
130.png Gyarados water/flying Water 2/Dragon B2W2
151.png Mew psychic Undiscovered B2W2
169.png Crobat poison/flying Flying B2W2
197.png Umbreon dark Field B2W2
198.png Murkrow dark/flying Flying B2W2
200.png Misdreavus ghost Amorphous B2W2
207.png Gligar ground/flying Bug B2W2
208.png Steelix steel/ground Mineral B2W2
215.png Sneasel dark/ice Field B2W2
227.png Skarmory steel/flying Flying B2W2
228.png Houndour dark/fire Field B2W2
229.png Houndoom dark/fire Field B2W2
246.png Larvitar rock/ground Monster B2W2
247.png Pupitar rock/ground Monster B2W2
248.png Tyranitar rock/dark Monster B2W2
261.png Poochyena dark Field B2W2
262.png Mightyena dark Field B2W2
274.png Nuzleaf grass/dark Field/Grass B2W2
275.png Shiftry grass/dark Field/Grass B2W2
302.png Sableye dark/ghost Human-Like B2W2
303.png Mawile steel/fairy Field/Fairy B2W2
306.png Aggron steel/rock Monster B2W2
318.png Carvanha water/dark Water 2 B2W2
319.png Sharpedo water/dark Water 2 B2W2
331.png Cacnea grass Grass/Human-Like B2W2
332.png Cacturne grass/dark Grass/Human-Like B2W2
336.png Seviper poison Field/Dragon B2W2
342.png Crawdaunt water/dark Water 1/Water 3 B2W2
353.png Shuppet ghost Amorphous B2W2
354.png Banette ghost Amorphous B2W2
355.png Duskull ghost Amorphous B2W2
356.png Dusclops ghost Amorphous B2W2
359.png Absol dark Field B2W2
362.png Glalie ice Fairy/Mineral B2W2
429.png Mismagius ghost Amorphous B2W2
430.png Honchkrow dark/flying Flying B2W2
434.png Stunky poison/dark Field B2W2
435.png Skuntank poison/dark Field B2W2
442.png Spiritomb ghost/dark Amorphous B2W2
448.png Lucario fighting/steel Field/Human-Like B2W2
451.png Skorupi poison/bug Bug/Water 3 B2W2
452.png Drapion poison/dark Bug/Water 3 B2W2
453.png Croagunk poison/fighting Human-Like B2W2
454.png Toxicroak poison/fighting Human-Like B2W2
461.png Weavile dark/ice Field B2W2
472.png Gliscor ground/flying Bug B2W2
474.png Porygon-Z normal Mineral B2W2
476.png Dusknoir ghost Amorphous B2W2
479.png Rotom electric/ghost Amorphous B2W2
485.png Heatran fire/steel Undiscovered B2W2
487.png Giratina ghost/dragon Undiscovered B2W2
487B.png Giratina ghost/dragon Undiscovered B2W2
491.png Darkrai dark Undiscovered B2W2
493.png Arceus normal Undiscovered B2W2
509.png Purrloin dark Field B2W2
510.png Liepard dark Field B2W2
551.png Sandile ground/dark Field B2W2
552.png Krokorok ground/dark Field B2W2
553.png Krookodile ground/dark Field B2W2
559.png Scraggy dark/fighting Field/Dragon B2W2
560.png Scrafty dark/fighting Field/Dragon B2W2
561.png Sigilyph psychic/flying Flying B2W2
562.png Yamask ghost Mineral/Amorphous B2W2
563.png Cofagrigus ghost Mineral/Amorphous B2W2
568.png Trubbish poison Mineral B2W2
569.png Garbodor poison Mineral B2W2
570.png Zorua dark Field B2W2
571.png Zoroark dark Field B2W2
592.png Frillish water/ghost Amorphous B2W2
593.png Jellicent water/ghost Amorphous B2W2
605.png Elgyem psychic Human-Like B2W2
606.png Beheeyem psychic Human-Like B2W2
607.png Litwick ghost/fire Amorphous B2W2
608.png Lampent ghost/fire Amorphous B2W2
609.png Chandelure ghost/fire Amorphous B2W2
621.png Druddigon dragon Dragon/Monster B2W2
624.png Pawniard dark/steel Human-Like B2W2
625.png Bisharp dark/steel Human-Like B2W2
629.png Vullaby dark/flying Flying B2W2
630.png Mandibuzz dark/flying Flying B2W2
633.png Deino dark/dragon Dragon B2W2
634.png Zwelious dark/dragon Dragon B2W2
635.png Hydreigon dark/dragon Dragon B2W2
641.png Tornadus flying Undiscovered B2W2
642.png Thundurus electric/flying Undiscovered B2W2
649.png Genesect bug/steel Undiscovered B2W2
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


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