Dark Pulse
Dark Pulse.png
Battles
Type  Dark
Category  Special
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat or Magic Bounce
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe
Self Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
  • Move Tutor

Dark Pulse (Japanese: あくのはどう Evil Pulse) is a damage-dealing Dark-type move. It is one of the four moves taught by a Hiker in a house next to Esfores City Pokémon Mart; he will teach this move for two Red Shards.

Effect

Dark Pulse inflicts damage and has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.

Description

Description
The user releases a horrible aura imbued with dark thoughts. It may also make the target flinch.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Egg Group Level
#005 Iguallah Iguallah FireIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Dragon Monster 46
#006 Lizakbar Lizakbar FireIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Dragon Monster 54
#024 Ebolable Ebolable PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Amorphous 35
#051 Caroline Caroline GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 66
#057 Fishnism Fishnism WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 50
#058 Sjwhale Sjwhale WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 54
#086 Flowre Flowre PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous 56
#087 Florious Florious PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous 56
#124 Chantruth Chantruth DarkIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 31
#141 Dragun Dragun DragonIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 49
#142 Triggedon Triggedon DragonIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 53
#143 Cannonance Cannonance DragonIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 53
#158 Cloucat Cloucat FlyingIC Big.png Flying Amorphous 45
#159 Felimbus Felimbus FlyingIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Flying Amorphous 49
#160 Deathorus Deathorus FlyingIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Flying Amorphous 54
#164 Glassanon Glassanon IceIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 1
#172 Mimimie Mimimie WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 3 53
#208 Anonymouse Anonymouse DarkIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Field Fairy 56
#219 Embortion Embortion DarkIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Human-Like 48
#220 Premantom Premantom DarkIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Human-Like 50
#243 Oreon Oreon FairyIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field 55
#281 Diobat Diobat DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Human-Like Flying 44
#282 Warudio Warudio DarkIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Flying 50
#300 Cirpent Cirpent PoisonIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Dragon Monster 57
#301 Traumobra Traumobra PoisonIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Dragon Monster 60
#324 Snuffant Snuffant IceIC Big.png Field Human-Like 44
#325 Cokemmoth Cokemmoth IceIC Big.png Field Human-Like 48
#326 Grimdak Grimdak DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Mineral 42
#337 Cthullord Cthullord RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3 43
#340 Rainglock Rainglock WaterIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 65
#354 Signot Signot GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Field 49
#355 Reagain Reagain GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Field 52
  • Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
  • Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

By tutoring

# Pokémon Type Egg Group
#004 Arabomb Arabomb FireIC Big.png Dragon Monster
#005 Iguallah Iguallah FireIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Dragon Monster
#006 Lizakbar Lizakbar FireIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Dragon Monster
#021 Chanolour Chanolour GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Fairy Grass
#024 Ebolable Ebolable PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Amorphous
#030 Maymay Maymay NormalIC Big.png Amorphous Field
#031 Memenace Memenace NormalIC Big.png Amorphous Field
#032 Vandash Vandash DarkIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
#039 Furnazi Furnazi FireIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
#040 Finasoven Finasoven FireIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
#043 Monstrap Monstrap WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Water 2
#045 Fairileon Fairileon BugIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Bug
#049 Elephas Elephas PsychicIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
#051 Caroline Caroline GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
#052 Chompest Chompest RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Mineral
#057 Fishnism Fishnism WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
#058 Sjwhale Sjwhale WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
#070 Machmona Machmona FightingIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Human-Like
#075 Pretzely Pretzely RockIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Human-Like Mineral
#076 Deemdow Deemdow GhostIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
#077 Dowster Dowster GhostIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
#080 Mennopaws Mennopaws FairyIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
#083 Pengas Pengas IceIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Water 1 Flying
#085 Praestish Praestish WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
#086 Flowre Flowre PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous
#087 Florious Florious PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous
#093 Tittai Tittai WaterIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 2
#094 Octai Octai WaterIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 2
#097 Euphoreal Euphoreal DarkIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
#098 Armowite Armowite DarkIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
#108 Pyralink Pyralink DragonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
#112 Miasmer Miasmer PoisonIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
#113 Miasmortor Miasmortor PoisonIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
#115 Hanginy Hanginy GhostIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
#116 Chancer Chancer GhostIC Big.png Fairy Amorphous
#117 Unjoy Unjoy GhostIC Big.png Fairy Amorphous
#119 Whizzard Whizzard IceIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
#123 Ogrelord Ogrelord DarkIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
#124 Chantruth Chantruth DarkIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
#127 Jarape Jarape ElectricIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Amorphous Mineral
#128 Spilefree Spilefree ElectricIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Mineral
#133 Ayylamo Ayylamo PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Human-Like
#136 Oilslam Oilslam PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Monster
#137 Isissin Isissin PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Monster
#141 Dragun Dragun DragonIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
#142 Triggedon Triggedon DragonIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
#143 Cannonance Cannonance DragonIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
#144 Evacycle Evacycle SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
#145 Foryu Foryu SteelIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
#146 Scytill Scytill SteelIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
#147 Baddon Baddon DragonIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
#148 Endranther Endranther PoisonIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
#149 Notridley Notridley DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
#156 Sylvuin Sylvuin RockIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Mineral Fairy
#157 Oburonyxo Oburonyxo RockIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Mineral Fairy
#159 Felimbus Felimbus FlyingIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Flying Amorphous
#160 Deathorus Deathorus FlyingIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Flying Amorphous
#164 Glassannon Glassannon IceIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
#166 Yedoom Yedoom IceIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Fairy
#167 Mirrostine Mirrostine SteelIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Amorphous
#171 Lossolith Lossolith SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
#172 Mimimie Mimimie WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 3
#176 Nonegative Nonegative FairyIC Big.png Flying Fairy
#177 Nomaestro Nomaestro FairyIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Fairy
#180 Nutzboltz Nutzboltz PoisonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
#181 Kuklux Kuklux FireIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
#182 Kuklan Kuklan FireIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
#183 Flameboyan Flameboyan FireIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Amorphous
#184 Piicee Piicee PsychicIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Monster
#189 Phantash Phantash GhostIC Big.png Grass Mineral
#194 Kekroach Kekroach DarkIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug
#195 Rekroach Rekroach DarkIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug
#201 Fontaba Fontaba PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
#208 Anonymouse Anonymouse DarkIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Field Fairy
#209 Motherfuck Motherfuck GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Mineral Flying
#210 Ninoop Ninoop NormalIC Big.png Fairy Dragon
#211 Draconius Draconius NormalIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Fairy Dragon
#215 Cozload Cozload ElectricIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Amorphous Bug
#216 Snugware Snugware ElectricIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Amorphous Bug
#217 Fleespecs Fleespecs ElectricIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Amorphous Bug
#219 Embortion Embortion DarkIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Human-Like
#220 Premantom Premantom DarkIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Human-Like
#222 Galavire Galavire SteelIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Amorphous Mineral
#226 Lasslee Lasslee PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Human-Like
#227 Wifemin Wifemin PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Human-Like
#228 Uwotto Uwotto PsychicIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Amorphous Human-Like
#229 Venowatt Venowatt ElectricIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
#230 Vaultevour Vaultevour SteelIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Mineral
#231 Semdemen Semdemen WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Amorphous Monster
#234 Baitmaster Baitmaster WaterIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Monster Water 2
#235 Spookster Spookster GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
#236 Spookeer Spookeer GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
#237 Spookzilla Spookzilla GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
#242 Deloris Deloris GrassIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Fairy Grass
#243 Oreon Oreon FairyIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
#244 Farfigtron Farfigtron FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Monster
#245 Regirode Regirode RockIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
#246 Regimelt Regimelt IceIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
#247 Regirust Regirust SteelIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
#248 Jewipede Jewipede BugIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
#251 Adesign Adesign ???IC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
#268 Oogabuga Oogabuga BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Bug
#269 Ebining Ebining DarkIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
#270 Emplyin Emplyin DarkIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
#281 Diobat Diobat DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Human-Like Flying
#282 Warudio Warudio DarkIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Flying
#284 Donutsteel Donutsteel SteelIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
#287 Baloofang Baloofang GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
#297 Araketsu Araketsu BugIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Bug
#298 Senketula Senketula BugIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Bug
#300 Cirpent Cirpent PoisonIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Dragon Monster
#301 Traumobra Traumobra PoisonIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Dragon Monster
#305 Feferun Feferun BugIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Bug Bug
#308 Shiriman Shiriman PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Human-Like
#310 Dedwheat Dedwheat GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous
#311 Nutjobber Nutjobber GhostIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous
#312 Deisnutz Deisnutz GhostIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous
#324 Snuffant Snuffant IceIC Big.png Field Human-Like
#325 Cokemmoth Cokemmoth IceIC Big.png Field Human-Like
#326 Grimdak Grimdak DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Mineral
#327 Shroofle Shroofle DarkIC Big.png Grass Grass
#332 Illuminowl Illuminowl PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Amorphous
#333 Illumatrix Illumatrix PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Amorphous
#334 Typobop Typobop RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
#335 Yeerex Yeerex RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
#336 Randomix Randomix RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
#337 Cthullord Cthullord RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
#340 Rainglock Rainglock WaterIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
#343 Hofucno Hofucno WaterIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 2 Flying
#348 Undastand Undastand ElectricIC Big.png Monster Field
#354 Signot Signot GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Field
#355 Reagain Reagain GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Field
#358 Rolango Rolango DragonIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy
#359 Dreameme Dreameme DragonIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy
#367 Biteki Biteki IceIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Amorphous
#368 Sesquatch Sesquatch NormalIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
#369 Fireshi Fireshi FireIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Field
#370 Fireshitwi Fireshitwi FireIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Field
#371 Fireshitre Fireshitre FireIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Field
#375 Skeletroll Skeletroll GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Amorphous
#376 Spookscare Spookscare GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Amorphous
#377 Goryannus Goryannus GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Amorphous
#382 Niterpent Niterpent ElectricIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
#384 Boarnograf Boarnograf DarkIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
#386 Tentaquil Tentaquil BugIC Big.png
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 breeding

# Pokémon Type Egg Group Father
#181 Kuklux Kuklux FireIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous EbolableMaymayMemenaceChompestMachmonaDeemdowDowsterFlowreFloriousEuphorealArmowiteMiasmerMiasmortorAyylamoOilslamIsissinCloucatFelimbusDeathorusMirrostineKukluxKuklanFlameboyanPiiceeEmbortionPremantomLassleeWifeminUwottoVaultevourSemdemenSpooksterSpookeerSpookzillaEbiningEmplyinBaloofangNutjobberDeisnutzIlluminowlIllumatrixFireshiFireshitwiFireshitreSkeletrollSpookscareGoryannus
#184 Piicee Piicee PsychicIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Monster ArabombIguallahLizakbarEbolableMaymayMemenaceMonstrapChompestMachmonaDeemdowDowsterFlowreFloriousEuphorealArmowiteMiasmerMiasmortorAyylamoOilslamIsissinCloucatFelimbusDeathorusMirrostineKukluxKuklanFlameboyanPiiceeEmbortionPremantomLassleeWifeminUwottoVaultevourSemdemenBaitmasterSpooksterSpookeerSpookzillaFarfigtronEbiningEmplyinBaloofangCirpentTraumobraNutjobberDeisnutzIlluminowlIllumatrixTypobopYeerexUndastandFireshiFireshitwiFireshitreSkeletrollSpookscareGoryannus
#210 Ninoop Ninoop NormalIC Big.png Fairy Dragon ArabombIguallahLizakbarChanolourFairileonPyralinkDragunTriggedonCannonanceSyluvinOburonyxoYedoomFlameboyanNinoopDraconiusCirpentTraumobraShirimanTypobopYeerexRolangoDreameme
#226 Lasslee Lasslee PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Human-Like EbolableMaymayMemenaceVandashChompestMachmonaPretzelyDeemdowDowsterFlowreFloriousEuphorealArmowiteMiasmerMiasmortorOgrelordChantruthAyylamoOilslamIsissinCloucatFelimbusDeathorusMirrostineKukluxKuklanFlameboyanPiiceeEmbortionPremantomLassleeWifeminUwottoVaultevourSemdemenSpooksterSpookeerSpookzillaEbiningEmplyinDiobatWarudioBaloofangShirimanNutjobberDeisnutzSnuffantCokemmothGrimdakIlluminowlIllumatrixSesquatchFireshiFireshitwiFireshitreSkeletrollSpookscareGoryannus
#281 Diobat Diobat DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Human-Like Flying VandashMachmonaPretzelyPengasWhizzardOgrelordChantruthAyylamoCloucatFelimbusDeathorusNutzboltzMotherfuckEmbortionPremantomLassleeWifeminUwottoDiobatWarudioShirimanSnuffantCokemmothGrimdakIlluminowlIllumatrixHofucnoSesquatch
#332 Illuminowl Illuminowl PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Amorphous EbolableMaymayMemenaceChompestMachmonaDeemdowDowsterPengasFlowreFloriousEuphorealArmowiteMiasmerMiasmortorWhizzardAyylamoOilslamIsissinCloucatFelimbusDeathorusMirrostineNutzboltzKukluxKuklanFlameboyanPiiceeMotherfuckEmbortionPremantomLassleeWifeminUwottoVaultevourSemdemenSpooksterSpookeerSpookzillaEbiningEmplyinDiobatWarudioBaloofangNutjobberDeisnutzIlluminowlIllumatrixHofucnoFireshiFireshitwiFireshitreSkeletrollSpookscareGoryannus
  • Egg moves are currently not implemented!
  • Pokémon marked with an asterisk (*) must have this move chain bred onto them.
  • Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
  • Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

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