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Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness Pack Shot

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness


how do you recruit Darkrai

Darkrai120 asks: Added Jul 26th 2008, ID #124930

how do you recruit Darkrai

Ok I have beaten Darkrai in Dark Crater I got the items you need to reqruit darkrai after the game now I have been up to mystifying forest many times cause that is where you can find him but I fought him many times but he will never reqruit can someone help me or something

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GreenGuy3095 answered:
Added 27th Jul 2008, ID #271733
You might need to use a Friend Bow or a Golden Mask to increase your chances of recruiting him, I had to use a Golden Mask to get him.
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Guest said: 24th Apr 2015 | REPORT
How about defeating him one more time in dark crater that will help may be
Guest said: 15th Aug 2015 | REPORT
After defeating him will he disappear forever just asking ahead of time
sk8rboy answered:
Added 27th Jul 2008, ID #271872
I've seen this problem alot. The best place to recruit Darkrai is at Miracle Sea. You can find Darkrai on the 3rd floor. Hard to believe, huh?! Go there with one of the legendary recruitment items, and keep at it. Sometime sooner or later, you should recruit them.

SonicSpeed32 answered:
Added 5th Aug 2008, ID #274084
I also had this problem, and it's kind of easy. All you do is go to Miracle Sea with a secret slab in your inventory and a mystery part. With a hold item of a friend bow or golden mask. Go to floor 3 and he is there, but remember he isn't the only Pokemon on that floor.
Oh and here is the wonder mail code for the secret slab- s=w7 3&8s 2csq 0-7y hp3+ h260.
And the golden mask- @qyp sj@- n-j% th6= 4-sk 32cr.
Finally the mystery part- psj6 34f4 4q3f qw&k yrx5 38+=.
Thank you -SonicSpeed32
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Guest said: 23rd Jan 2013 | REPORT
mystery part doesnt work
Guest said: 9th Mar 2013 | REPORT
you don't need both mystery part and secret slab you just need one of them.
PikaPikaCharizard said: 27th Jan 2014 | REPORT
Thank you so much! I was also trying to recruit him, with no luck of course. these codes along with the one after this were very helpful Smile
Guest said: 15th Mar 2014 | REPORT
What is the details on the wonder mail for the secret slab
charman123 answered:
Added 21st Aug 2008, ID #278039
You need the amber tear it is a little more effective than the goldmask

87Q+ P4%8 Y&R+
SQWN 0#QQ 6137

Go get him tiger !(
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Guest said: 6th Jun 2012 | REPORT
thank you! I got darkrai on my first try!
Guest said: 11th Mar 2013 | REPORT
amber tear, huh? never heard of it!
Guest said: 5th Apr 2013 | REPORT
im in the sky version and those codes wont work for me
PikaPikaCharizard said: 27th Jan 2014 | REPORT
Thank you, I'm sure this code will help alot!
Guest answered:
Added 5th Oct 2010, ID #359483
im in mircal sea lv3 but i cant find him!!!!
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flamedor10 said: 2nd Jul 2011 | REPORT
you need a mystery part or a secret slab if you have both there is a higher chance of finding darkrai
Guest said: 20th Jul 2011 | REPORT
you need mystery part/secret slab
Guest said: 20th Aug 2012 | REPORT
Check the whole floor for him also make sure you have already beaten him in crevice cave with cresselia (storyline) AND have the secret slab/mystery part
Guest said: 6th Mar 2015 | REPORT
Guest answered:
Added 24th Oct 2010, ID #362717
keep loking around thats what i do and i think if you can`t get darkrai then go to the 18th floor and you should find lugia
Guest answered:
Added 7th Mar 2012, ID #488209
The requirements are as follows to meet Darkrai:
- You need to have beaten him in Dark Crater
- You need a Mystery Part or Secret Slab in your Treasure Bag (Both can be acquired on prospect missions)
- You need to go to Miracle Sea B3F
When you fight Darkrai, he is level 53 with standard health. His recruit rate is -20%.
The best way around his horrible recruitment rate is to use either Manaphy or Cresselia - feed them lots of Gummis until they have the IQ "Fast Friend." This gives you an extra 1% chance of recruitment. Equip Manaphy/Cresselia with a Golden Mask or Amber Tear (Acquired at the Zero Isles) and make them your party leader. Make sure they are at level 60-69.
The formula is as follows:
-20 (R-Rate) + 24 (Mask/Tear) = 4
4 + 12.5 (Lvl60-69 R-Rate Bonus) = 16.5
It takes some time, but keep plugging away at it!
Guest answered:
Added 12th Jun 2012, ID #514922
If you really need it, search for some Golden/Joy Seed codes, being at Lv100 increases your chance by 24% + Amber Tier/Golden Mask.

Do the Equation: Darkrai has exactly -22% Recruitment rate, so: 24 + 24 = 48 - 22 = 26%

You need the Mystery Part/Secret Slab to meet it, but if you cannot find it, no problem, it's because he can walk through walls so you might not meet it.

Good Luck
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Guest said: 18th Jun 2014 | REPORT
Once you are on floor 3, switch the secret slab/mystery part for x-ray specs and find a red dot that looks like it is going through a wall. Once you find it (any strategy works for finding darkrai), give yourself the amber tear/golden mask and take it out. you should be at least level 70 for this to have a decently high recruit rate. Hope this helped
Guest answered:
Added 27th Jul 2012, ID #526105
I find him a lot just use escape orbs if you don't see him although you might not have 2 pages of them like me but it's not too hard alsosome miscilanios pmdeos info I am a lvl100 dialga with a lvl 100venasaur and a lvl 80 (soon 100) mewtwo post any wonder mail not including escourts and ill do it. Just try to make one too tough
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Guest said: 20th Jan 2014 | REPORT
How long did it take you to get that many escape orbs?
yssy13 answered:
Added 30th Aug 2012, ID #535675
He is at miracle sea floor 3.but jou must have a secret slab or a mystery part and a amber tear or a golden mask
Guest answered:
Added 21st Sep 2012, ID #540356
I've tried everything listed here. I've tried my Shaymin (100), my Cresselia and Manaphy (both over 60) and equipped them all with Golden Masks, Friend Bows, Amber Tears, Mystery Parts, Secret Slabs, etc. And Darkrai always faints and then disappears. Can someone please inform me as to what method is the most effective?
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Guest said: 18th Jun 2014 | REPORT
Use Shaymin, its the highest level. once you find darkrai, equip the amber tear (works best for me). That will give you a 26% recruit rate. Other than that, your luck has been sucking.
Guest answered:
Added 1st Dec 2013, ID #609342
I recruited him in explorers of darkness with a lv 68 typhlosion equipped with an amber tear. Considering if I just waited in the same room he would show up in less than a minute I would say the feminine charm of a typhlosion did the trick to find himXD he was like a stalker!
PikaPikaCharizard answered:
Added 27th Jan 2014, ID #615702
I've gone to Miracle sea countless times and I still haven't been able to recruit him. I've got everything listed as the items that you need but nothing is working. I have a level 100 charizard and a level 79 magenium with me, along with a friend bow which they wear, and an amber tear I wear. I'm running out of escape orbs fast and I need some help. :(
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Guest said: 6th Mar 2015 | REPORT
make sure you're partner isn't killing him!

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