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Pokemon Sword and Shield Dusknoir

Pokemon Sword and Shield Dusknoir is a Ghost Type Gripper Pokémon, which makes it weak against Ghost, Dark type moves. You can find and catch Dusknoir in Dusty Bowl with a 35% chance to appear during Fog weather. The Max IV Stats of Dusknoir are 45 HP, 100 Attack, 65 SP Attack, 135 Defense, 135 SP Defense, and 45 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Dusknoir
Dusknoir Galar Pokedex ID: 137

List of Dusknoir Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 525
HP 45
Attack 100
Defense 135
Special Attack 65
Special Defense 135
Speed 45

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Dusknoir to have is Sassy, this will increase it's Sp. Def and decrease it's Speed stats.

Dusknoir Abilities

Ability Type Effect

Sword Pokedex Entry

At the bidding of transmissions from the spirit world, it steals people and Pokémon away. No one knows whether it has a will of its own.

Shield Pokedex Entry

With the mouth on its belly, Dusknoir swallows its target whole. The soul is the only thing eaten— Dusknoir disgorges the body before departing.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Dusknoir Evolutions

How do i get Dusknoir's evolution in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Duskull evolves into Dusclops when you reach Level 37. Dusclops then evolves into its final evolution Dusknoir with a trade holding Reaper Cloth.

Level 37
trade holding Reaper Cloth
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd

Dusknoir Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Dusknoir?

Dusknoir does not spawn in the wild. Instead you can catch Duskull and evolve it into Dusknoir. A popular spawn location you can find Duskull is in the Dusty Bowl area with a 35% chance to spawn during Fog weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Dusty Bowl
35%42 - 47
Giant's Mirror - Area 2
35%42 - 47
Giant's Seat
60%33 - 38
Motostoke Riverbank
5%26 - 28
Watchtower Ruins
25%26 - 29
Watchtower Ruins
60%26 - 29
Watchtower Ruins
50%26 - 29
Watchtower Ruins
35%26 - 29
Watchtower Ruins
28%26 - 29
Watchtower Ruins
15%26 - 29
Watchtower Ruins
25%26 - 29

Non Overworld Spawns (NOT Visible - Randomly found in tall grass)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Route 6
18%28 - 30
Giant's Cap
20%26 - 28
Watchtower Ruins
40%11 - 14
Watchtower Ruins
40%11 - 14
Watchtower Ruins
20%11 - 14
Watchtower Ruins
30%11 - 14
Watchtower Ruins
30%11 - 14
Watchtower Ruins
20%11 - 14
Watchtower Ruins
20%11 - 14
Watchtower Ruins
40%11 - 14
Watchtower Ruins
20%11 - 14
Route 8
15%38 - 40

Pokemon Sword and Shield Dusknoir Raids

Where do i find Dusknoir Raids?

You can find Dusknoir raids in the following locations: Giant's Mirror, South Lake Miloch, Stony Wilderness.

You can Click/Tap the links below to view where to find Dusknoir Raid Spawn Locations in Pokemon Sw and Sh.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Dusknoir Weakness

Dusknoir is a Ghost Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Ghost, Dark Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Poison, Bug, Normal, Fighting type moves.

Damage Types
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Dusknoir Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Dusknoir Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Dusknoir Moves List

What moves can Dusknoir learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Dusknoir can learn the type move at level . This move Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Ghost type +50% STAB damage.

Dusknoir Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01[] Shadow Punch
01[] Fire Punch
01[] Ice Punch
01[] Thunder Punch
01[] Gravity
01[] Bind
01[] Astonish
01[] Leer
01[] Disable
01[] Shadow Sneak
12[] Confuse Ray
16[] Night Shade
20[] Payback
24[] Will-O-Wisp
28[] Mean Look
32[] Hex
36[] Curse
42[] Shadow Ball
48[] Future Sight
54[] Destiny Bond

TM Moves Dusknoir can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM00Mega PunchPhysical808520
TM01Mega KickPhysical120755
TM03Fire PunchPhysical7510015May burn opponent.
TM04Ice PunchPhysical7510015May freeze opponent.
TM05Thunder PunchPhysical7510015May paralyze opponent.
TM08Hyper BeamSpecial150905User must recharge next turn.
TM09Giga ImpactPhysical150905User must recharge next turn.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM22Rock SlidePhysical759010May cause flinching.
TM23ThiefPhysical6010025Also steals opponent's held item.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM27Icy WindSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM34Sunny DayStatus5Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM38Will-O-WispStatus8515Burns opponent.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM41Helping HandStatus20In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.
TM42RevengePhysical6010010Power increases if user was hit first.
TM43Brick BreakPhysical7510015Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM44ImprisonStatus10Opponent is unable to use moves that the user also knows.
TM48Rock TombPhysical609515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM57PaybackPhysical5010010Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM59FlingPhysical10010Power depends on held item.
TM70Trick RoomStatus5Slower Pokémon move first in the turn for 5 turns.
TM71Wonder RoomStatus10Swaps every Pokémon's Defense and Special Defense for 5 turns.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM77HexSpecial97.510010Inflicts more damage if the target has a status condition.
TM81BulldozePhysical6010020Lowers opponent's Speed.

Dusknoir TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR01Body SlamPhysical8510015May paralyze opponent.
TR05Ice BeamSpecial9010010May freeze opponent.
TR06BlizzardSpecial110705May freeze opponent.
TR10EarthquakePhysical10010010Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TR11PsychicSpecial9010010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR14MetronomeStatus10User performs almost any move in the game at random.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR33Shadow BallSpecial12010015May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR34Future SightSpecial12010010Damage occurs 2 turns later.
TR37TauntStatus10020Opponent can only use moves that attack.
TR38TrickStatus10010Swaps held items with the opponent.
TR40Skill SwapStatus10The user swaps Abilities with the opponent.
TR49Calm MindStatus20Raises user's Special Attack and Special Defense.
TR58Dark PulseSpecial8010015May cause flinching.
TR64Focus BlastSpecial120705May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR83Ally SwitchStatus15User switches with opposite teammate.
TR93Darkest LariatPhysical8510010Ignores opponent's stat changes.

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