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Dark Void
(ダークホール Dark Hole)
Dark-Void IV
Introduced: Generation IV
Battle Data
Type: Type Dark
Category: Type Status
Accuracy: 80%
PP: 10 (Max. 16)
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: Yes
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Smart
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going down in the same turn.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Clever
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 0
Makes the remaining Pokémon nervous.

Dark Void is a Dark-type move introduced in Generation IV. It is the signature move of Darkrai.


Games Description
DPPtHGSS The foe is dragged into a world of total darkness that puts it to sleep.
Opposing Pokémon are dragged into a world of total darkness that makes them sleep.


In battle

Dark Void causes the target to fall asleep. In a Double Battle, Dark Void targets both foes. In a Triple Battle, Dark Void only targets adjacent foes. Dark Void will have no effect Pokémon with Insomnia or Vital Spirit.


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
491 Darkrai dark 66 66 66 66
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


  • Dark Void can only be used by Darkrai.
    • If a Pokémon other than Darkrai tries to use Dark Void via Assist, Metronome, or Sketch, the battle text "But /Pokémon/ can't use the move!" will be displayed. However, transforming into Darkrai still works.


Pokémon: Diamond & Pearl

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