There are plenty of useful Dark-type moves for players to use in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. Dark-type moves cover a lot of bases and can come in handy in battle with their super effectiveness against Psychic and Ghost-type Pokémon. Some of the strongest Dark-type moves are Crunch, Dark Pulse, and Night Slash.

Other Dark-type moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Move NameCategoryPowerAccuracyPPEffects?
CrunchPhysical8010015May lower opponent’s defense
Dark PulseSpecial8010015Might cause opponents to
Night SlashPhysical7010015Increased chance of
critical hit
BitePhysical6010025Might cause opponents to
Ceaseless EdgePhysical659015Will continue to damage opponent
over the next few turns
Dark VoidStatus5010Will put all adjacent
opponents to sleep
Nasty PlotStatus20Will raise user’s Special attack
SnarlSpecial559515Will lower opponent’s Special
attack stat

Related: Pokémon Legends: Arceus Type Effectiveness Guide

Players should be sure to keep in mind whether a move is a Special or Physical attack. Most Pokémon are better at one than the other, and pairing a move to a Pokémon’s stats can make them perform much better in battle.

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