Dark Type Pokemon are the coolest and bad-ass Pokemon to scare your opponents. These are the first to be added with steel type Pokemon in Pokemon Gold & Silver.

Dark Type Pokemon Are the most dangerous, Chaotic and edgy creatures and they are chosen by some of the well-loved trainers. If you are someone who are not afraid of the dark type Pokemon then I have compile a list for you today here.

Lets Continue with my best picks of top 30 dark type Pokemon.

30. Krookodile


Krookodile has a thick maroon-colored body, black back, and white stomach. It has five triangular spikes on its back: four around the middle of its back, and one large one at the beginning of its tail.

Each of the smaller spikes on its back are linked to black, triangular spikes that reach around to its front, slightly overlapping its white stomach. The largest spike sits at the beginning of its long thick tail, which has three, thick, black stripes.

The last stripe covers the tip of the tail. Its legs are very short and directly attached to its feet. The feet are wrapped in black and have three white claws facing forward. Krookodile’s arms are short and thin with a black stripe around the elbow. Its long, thin fingers are each tipped with a white claw.

29. Cacturne

Cacturne dark type pokemon

Cacturne is a humanoid, bipedal Dark Type Pokémon that resembles a green scarecrow made of cacti. Its face has two eye holes through which yellow eyes can be seen, and six smaller holes representing a grinning mouth.

It has numerous spikes along the length of its arms, legs, and around its neck. A pattern of green rhombi extends down the front of its body. A female has a large dark green rhombus above a smaller one, while a male has three small dark green rhombi.

There is triangular, dark green feature on its head that resembles a hat with spiky tips.

28. Spiritomb


Although lacking a physical body, Spiritomb projects its appearance out of a small rock called the Odd Keystone. The rock is trapezoidal in shape and has two small dots.

There is a crack running down the middle, splitting in two near the bottom. The crack in combination with the two dots appears to form a frowning face. Spiritomb’s projected appearance is an ethereal composition of swirling purple fog.

Its face is set in the middle of the fog and contains green, crescent eyes that are connected to its jagged mouth. Its pupils are composed of a spiral and it is sometimes only seen with one. Swirling around its face are green orbs with yellow centers.

27. Sableye


Sableye is a bipedal Dark Type Pokémon with a dark purple body, armed with sharp teeth and claws, which it uses to dig through soil. It has pale blue, gemstone-like eyes, which allow it to see in low light and sparkle in the dark.

It also has a red gemstone on its chest, and its back has a blue and green gemstone as well as another red one. These gem-like eyes and adornments on its body are caused by its diet, which consists of rocks and raw gemstones.

It also targets Carbink as prey, though they are usually taken by Gabite before Sableye can reach them. It is feared by people, since it is said to steal a person’s soul if they look into its eyes. It is nocturnal and is rarely seen. It lives in caves.

26. Skuntank


Skuntank is a medium-sized mammalian Dark Type Pokémon that resembles a skunk with the face of a cat. It has purple, spiky fur with several tan stripes.

The whiskers present on its pre-evolution have since vanished or have been replaced by furry purple tufts on the sides of Skuntank’s face. Its legs are tan, and the tan coloration of its underside now forms a spiky pattern. Its nose is larger than its pre-evolution.

Skuntank is known for its noxious fluid which smells dreadful. It can spray this fluid over 160 feet, and the longer it allows the liquid to ferment within its belly, the more powerful the smell.

25. Drapion


Drapion is a large, purple, scorpion-like Dark type Pokémon. Its eyes are a pointed shape, with blue-colored upper portions. Drapion has two small, pointed protrusions between its eyes, and one on the back on its head.

Drapion also has protrusions on its jaws, two on the upper and three on the lower, with large, fang-like, white-colored features extending from its mouth. Its body is composed of many violet-to-lavender body segments which ends with a tail with two stingers.

Drapion has four segmented legs with pointed toes. Its most distinguished feature is its huge claws. It can turn its head 180 degrees.

24. Mightyena


Mightyena is a quadruped Dark Type Pokémon that is based on a hyena. Its fur is mostly short and gray, but there is shaggy black fur on its lower legs, tail, and in two thick strips starting behind its eyes and running the length of its body.

It has dark, triangular streak patterns below its eyes, which are red with yellow sclerae. Its ears are rhombus-shaped with dark insides, its nose is red, and it has gray paw pads.

Mightyena lives in a pack in the wild. As a member of this pack follows the orders of its leader and chases down prey. It gives obvious signals when it is about to attack, as it starts to growl deeply and flattens its body.

23. Thievul


Thievul is an orange-maroon vulpine Dark Type Pokémon with a moderate build, slender limbs, and a long tail. It has white chest fur that puffs out from its body and vaguely resembles a cravat. There are two long black ears atop its head and black fur around its eyes resembling a domino mask.

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The black whiskers on the end of its muzzle are in the form of a pointed mustache and the white markings above its eyes resemble eyebrows. Its paws, back, and the tip of its tail are all black, and it retains the flared tail-tip of its pre-evolution Nickit.

22. Crawdaunt


Crawdaunt is a primarily red, crustacean Dark Type Pokémon with a tan underside. It has circular eyes set in deep sockets and a large, star-shaped growth on its forehead. The upper and lower halves of its underside are separated by a pattern of angular red shapes, and there are two blue stripes on its throat.

Its forelimbs have two large pincers with spiked edges and tan lower halves form. There are two sets of hind limbs. The foremost pair are simple claws with two spikes, while the rear pair are large and thick with two white claws. A yellow triangle marks the base of its lobster-like tail.

Crawdaunt is a very violent Dark Type Pokémon that lives in ponds. Because of its constant challenges to battle, no other Dark Type Pokémon wants to inhabit its territory.

21. Shiftry


Shiftry is a bipedal, portly Dark Type Pokémon that appears to be made of wood. A shaggy white mane covers most of its face and trails down its back. Long pointed ears poke out the top of its mane, and it has a long, pointed nose and a large mouth with teeth that are usually bared.

Its eyes are yellow with black sclerae. This Dark Type Pokémon’s feet resemble Japanese tengu-geta. Three broad leaves with brown spokes form each of its hands and are used to create powerful winds close to 100 feet (30 meters) per second in speed. A female will have smaller leaves than the male.

20. Pangoro


Pangoro is a large bipedal Dark Type Pokémon resembling a humanoid panda bear. It has a stocky build with a round belly, short legs, and long arms with large paws. Its head and belly are covered in thick white fur, while its lower body, chest, arms, and back are covered in equally thick dark gray fur.

A long cape of this dark gray fur hangs down behind its back; in combination with the rest of the dark-furred pattern, this gives the impression that Pangoro is wearing a long coat and trousers. Pangoro’s three-fingered paws have shorter, darker fur and are tipped with black claws.

It has a blunt snout with a triangular black nose, rounded black ears, prominent fangs in its lower jaw, and black semicircles under its brow that make its eyes indistinguishable.

19. Incineroar


Incineroar is a bipedal, feline Dark Type Pokémon with a muscular build. It has a short snout with a small red nose, bright green eyes with yellow sclerae, and tiny, pointed ears. Large tufts of red fur extend from its cheeks, and much of its face is also red.

The upper half of its muzzle and the top and back of its head are black. A thin red stripe runs vertically along its head to its snout, where it splits into a V-shape over its eyes. Its torso is gray with several black stripes and seems to resemble a wrestler tank-top; the front and back both have a single vertical stripe up the center, crossed by two horizontal lines.

Around Incineroar’s waist is a belt formed from flames that somewhat resembles a championship wrestling belt. In the front center is a small, yellow flame shape. The arms, legs, and tail are all red with black stripes forming bands around them.

18. Bisharp


Bisharp is a bipedal, humanoid Dark Type Pokémon. It has a round, red and black head, similar to a war helmet, topped with a golden, double-headed axe blade. Its face is primarily yellow with a black outline. The helmet shrouds most of its yellow-and-black face, although its triangular eyes are visible.

Resembling shoulder pads, its red shoulders project slightly over its arms and have a thin yellow line where they meet its black torso. It has white, metallic hands that resemble gloves, with retractable, blades attached. Encircling its torso are two blades, which create the impression of a ribcage.

Its thighs are red and become progressively thinner as they connect to the knee. Both of its feet are metallic and split down the middle, resembling cloven hooves. These hooves are also similar to steel war boots or possibly leggings.

17. Honchkrow


Honchkrow is a dark-blue avian Dark Type Pokémon with plumage resembling a person dressed in formal attire, one that most resembles a mob boss. It has a large feather crest resembling a fedora hat that has spikes extending from the back. It has circular red eyes with white sclerae and dark blue eyelids.

Its yellow beak is slightly curved, and its head is supported by a broad, short neck. Honchkrow has a white and prominent crest of feathers on its chest that bears resemblance to a beard or cravat. Its wings have red feathers on the inside. Honchkrow has black feet with four toes.

The tail’s base is a white, cylindrical stalk, on which there is a growth of red feathers on the end. Honchkrow is known to be ruthless. With a mere cry, It can summon and organize flocks of Murkrow in this manner, and is known as the “summoner of the night” by the pitch black darkness that often accompany such a spectacle.

16. Sharpedo


Sharpedo is a torpedo-shaped shark Dark Type Pokémon covered with tiny, sharp denticles. It has a large mouth filled with triangular, sharp teeth. Its eyes are a deep red color and glow in the dark.

It has two gill slits situated directly behind each eye. It is mostly dark blue with a white underbelly. There is a yellow star-shaped marking on its snout, and another star marking on its rear.

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It has a tall dorsal fin with two notches cut into it, with a pelvic fin directly opposite it. Its two pectoral fins are arranged so that they resemble the fins on the back of a torpedo.

15. Houndoom


Houndoom is a quadruped, canine Dark Type Pokémon that is mainly colored black with a long orange snout and an orange underbelly. It has small, red eyes and a black nose.

Around its neck is a white band with a small skull-shaped pendant on its throat. There are two white bands on each of its ankles, as well as three rib-like ridges on its back.

Houndoom has a long, skinny tail with a triangular tip and three clawed toes on each paw. On top of its head is a pair of long, curved gray horns. These horns are smaller on the female than the male.

14. Zoroark


Zoroark is a bipedal, gray-brown, fox-like Dark Type Pokémon with crimson and black accents. It has a pointed snout and ears with red insides. It also has some red rimming its eyes and mouth.

It has a large, red, voluminous mane with black tips, which somewhat resembles a ponytail, as a teal bangle down its length separates a mass of the mane from the lower portion.

It has a black ruff on its upper body, pointed at the shoulders from which its arms extend. Its upper arms are thin, whereas its lower arms, while still slim, are bulkier.

The arms have spiky extensions of fur at the elbows, and it has red claws on its hands and feet. Zoroark’s eyes are red-rimmed with light blue irises.

13. Weavile


Weavile is a bipedal, weasel-like Dark Type Pokémon with a pale, gray body. It has a bright red crown and collar made of wide feathers, and a single, thinner feather on each ear. The ear feathers are smaller on a female Weavile.

Weavile has two tail feathers and three claws on each paw. There is a yellow, oval marking in the center of its forehead. Its eyes are red with three eyelashes, and four fangs protrude from its upper jaw.

Weavile live in snow covered areas and are notorious predators. Weavile is famed for its speed and agility. A scratch from Weavile’s sharp claws can leave behind traces of frostbite.

12. Zarude


Zarude is a simian Dark Type Pokémon resembling a baboon or mandrill. Its body is primarily covered in course black fur, though its chest and belly are patterned with shorter gray fur.

Its upper snout, palms, and rings around its eyes are devoid of fur, and its skin is a light gray. The fur around the side of its head angles into wing-like crests on either side of its eyes.

The eyes themselves have red sclerae, green irises, and black, slitted pupils. Its teeth are pointed and its canines are visible when its mouth is closed.

11. Obstagoon


Obstagoon is a black and white, bipedal Dark Type Pokémon. Its head sits forward of its body on a long, thick neck; it has a pointed snout like a badger. It has a thicker coat of gray fur around its forearms and lower legs, as well as around its back, and most of its chest like a vest.

It is said that Obstagoon’s evolution is the result of the Galarian Linoone’s survival instinct being honed from competition and harsh conditions of the Galar region. While combative to the extreme, it doesn’t attack often as it prefers taunting an opponent into attacking first.

10. Grimmsnarl


Grimmsnarl is a green-skinned, humanoid Dark Type Pokémon with most of its body covered in dark purple hair, except part of its face, its abdomen, its feet and a small red patch on its chest. Like its pre-evolutions, Grimmsnarl has large crescent-shaped ears with red insides, albeit they are longer on this form.

Its long, sharp nose points upward and has a single long red nostril. It has a blue tongue and six teeth protruding from its mouth, the front four of which are flat, two on each jaw, while its upper jaw also has one sharp fang on each side.

It has white eyes with red irises and black pupils, and grey eyelids. Its face ends in a small pointy chin.

9. Hydreigon


Hydreigon is a three-headed, draconic Dark Type Pokémon with six thin, black wings that each end in two points on its back. It has a fuchsia-colored collar on its neck which surrounds its head. The main head is dark blue and has black eyes with fuchsia pupils.

Its two hands are also black and each one harbors a head; these are similarly blue with black eyes with small fuchsia collars on the inside.

Its abdomen has two fuchsia stripes and its feet appear atrophied, having no claws or defined soles and two or three small toes. Its tail also sports a fuchsia stripe and ends with a black tuft.

8. Urshifu – Single Strike Style


Urshifu is a large bipedal Dark Type Pokémon resembling a humanoid black bear Pokémon with a wushu motif. It has a muscular build with long legs and long arms with large paws and claws for striking.

Its body and head are covered in gray, black, and white fur, minus the yellow muzzle. The front of Urshifu’s pelt slightly resembles a traditional frog buttoned/braid buttoned hanging off ends on both front and back.

The fur on Urshifu’s head is spikier and flares into a flowing white and black headband. The backs of Urshifu’s hands, its knuckles, and the tops of its feet are also white-colored.

7. Yveltal


Yveltal is a large Dark Type Pokémon with both avian and draconic traits. The back of its body is black with white spots along the wings and back; its front, head, and neck are bright red with branching, black lines throughout.

It has a pointed, beak-like snout, bright blue eyes, a black, forward-curving horn over each eye, and a thin, antenna-like growth behind each eye. A feathery gray ruff encircles its neck and billows out over its back. Its wings each have three spikes along the bottom edge near the body and five large, black claws on the tip.

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It has small, birdlike legs with gray talons. Each foot has two toes facing forward and one pointing backwards. Its tail is similar in structure to its wings, including the five claws on the tip.

6. Guzzlord


Guzzlord is a massive, black Ultra Beast. Its main body is primarily spherical with a large, yellow mouth in the center. The top and bottom of the mouth are lined with two rows of teeth; the front row is yellow, while the rear row is black.

In the second row of the upper jaw, two teeth curve out of the mouth similar to tusks. The inside of its mouth is a bright blue and its throat is lined with small spikes; its large black tongue is also lined with small spikes.

Additional tongues resembling long arms with pincers protrude from its lower jaw even when its mouth is closed. Just above its mouth are two glowing, blue eyes with a yellow, diamond-shaped marking between them.

Above each eye is a single, bat-like wing with yellow along the upper edge. There are other small bat-like wings down the sides of its body as well. On the underside of its body are three, fin-like projections that curve up towards its mouth.

5. Absol


Absol is a quadruped, mammalian Dark Type Pokémon with a dark blue to black body covered in white fur. It has a ruff around its neck and chest and a tuft on the top of its head adorned with a single blue-black oval.

It has a feline face with almond-shaped, red eyes, a scythe-like tail, and a crescent shaped horn on the side of its head. Its broad feet are equipped with three claws each, and dewclaw-like spikes protrude from the heels of its hind legs and the elbows of its front legs. It walks with a pacing gait like that of a camel.

As Mega Absol, its fur is longer overall, and the increased energy coursing through its body makes the fur at the back of its mane stand on end, so that it appears to have wings.

4. Greninja


Greninja is a bipedal, frog-like Dark Type Pokémon. It is mostly dark blue with a yellow chest, a white triangular marking over each eye, a light blue four-pointed star on each thigh, and yellow on the lower half of its face.

It has red eyes with white pupils and its mouth is hidden behind a large, pink tongue that wraps around its neck and extends outward behind its head. Running down the middle of its head is a fin-like extension, and there is a similar fin on each side of its head.

Light blue webbing connects its head fins. There is a large, white bubble-like bump on each elbow and knee. Its back feet have two toes, while its front feet have three toes. Each digit has a bulbous tip and yellow webbing.

3. Darkrai


Darkrai is a black, shadow-like Dark Type Pokémon. It has a small head with a white fog-like ghostly plume billowing from its head covering one of its bright blue eyes, with the portion on its face resembling hair. It also has a red spiky growth around its neck.

It has skinny arms and long black tatters hanging from its shoulders. It also has black, claw-like hands. It has the slight appearance of an hourglass figure and appears to be wearing an old, ripped cloak.

It normally does not have any sort of legs, but it is able to extend stilt-like appendages in their place. In self-defense, Darkrai can retract its head and white “plume” into the pit atop its torso fringed by the aforementioned red growth.

2. Umbreon


Umbreon has a sleek, black body with four slender legs and crimson eyes. It has two pairs of pointed teeth which are visible when its mouth is open. It has long, pointed ears and a bushy tail, each with a yellow band around them. Its forehead and legs have yellow rings on them.

Its yellow markings glow at night or when it is excited, and strike fear into anyone nearby. It hides in the darkness while waiting for its opponents, and its yellow rings glow when it leaps to attack.

As an Dark Type Pokémon it is also capable of spraying a poisonous sweat when it gets agitated. This Pokémon is rare in the wild, and is more often found in urban areas under the care of people.

1. Tyranitar


Tyranitar is a large, bipedal, dinosaurian Dark Type Pokémon with a green, armor-like hide covering its body. It has two pairs of pointed teeth: one in the upper jaw and one in the lower. Several spikes of varying size protrude from the back of its head, neck, and shoulders.

Both sides of its chest, the center of its back, and its knees have two triangular holes. There is a gray, diamond-shaped patch of scales covering its belly, and a smaller one on its back. It has three claws on its feet and hands. A ring of spikes surrounds the tip of its tail.

Mega Tyranitar has more gaps in its armor than its normal form, with four new triangular holes along the sides of its neck and one on its throat.

The four on its chest are now larger with the top two containing red ovals. While the spikes along the back of its neck grow shorter, the ones on its head elongate to form prominent ridges along its brows.

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