Pokémon Go added Sirfetch’d and Galarian Ponyta while celebrating the launch of Crown Tundra for Sword and Shield, but now everything is about Halloween. While the Halloween event provides trainers with the opportunity to catch adorably costumed creatures, there’s also the return of Darkrai to five-star raids. Here you’ll find the weakness of and suitable counters for the Darkrai raid battle in Pokémon Go for October 2020.

Aside from the battle this guide focuses on, there are also a bunch of tasks and rewards for A Spooky Message Unmasked for trainers to complete. In addition, there is also the Halloween Cup for players to partake in.

But, away from both of the above, below you’ll find the weakness of Darkrai and counters for its five-star raid in Pokémon Go.

Pokémon Go Darkrai weakness

Darkrai is a Dark-type creature in Pokémon Go with a weakness to Fairy attacks.

In addition to Fairy-type moves, the Legendary Darkrai also has a weakness to Fighting and Bug manoeuvres.

You should be able to comfortably contend with the Legendary creature provided you use strong Fairy and Fighting-type combatants. .

However, there is a specific list of Pokémon that you can use as counters to potentially topple the five-star foe.

Pokémon Go Darkrai counters

Creatures you can use as counters for the Darkrai five-star raid in Pokémon Go can be found below:

  • Conkeldurr – Counter, Dynamic Punch
  • Lucario – Counter, Aura Sphere
  • Machamp – Dynamic Punch, Counter
  • Volcarona – Bug Bite, Bug Buzz
  • Togekiss – Charm, Dazzling Gleam
  • Genesect – Fury Cutter, X-Scissor
  • Granbull – Charm, Play Rough
  • Pinsir – Bug Bite, X-Scissor
  • Hariyama – Counter, Dynamic Punch

All counters and weaknesses come courtesy of Pokémon Go info.