Is Dusknoir Pokemon's Grim Reaper!? - The Dex Episode 98! is the ninety-eighth episode of the The Dex! Trivia and Battle Strategy Series. It's hosted by Channeler Alex and Pokekellz and it covers the Gripper Pokémon, Dusknoir! It aired on February 3rd, 2015 and can be viewed [ here].

"Every week on The Dex, Alex and PokeKellz present battle strategy and trivia for a different Pokemon!This week, we question if Dusknoir is really the Grim Reaper of the Pokemon world!" - Youtube description

Intro Trivia Edit

  • Receives communications from the Spirit World to take humans to the spirit world.
  • Dusknoir is the most related to the Spirit World.
  • It evolves from a Dusclops holding a Reaper Cloth.
  • Dusknoir doesn't seem to be the Pokémon Grim Reaper.

Folkémon Edit



  • Dusknoir has an antenna which tells it who to bring to the afterlife.
  • It evolves from a Reaper Cloth.
  • It seems it's in service to a higher being.

Theory: It seems Dusknoir is a Psychopomp. It's a being that's in charge of taking beings to the afterlife. It's also based off of a Lantern Spook, which can damage with burns and be possessed by stronger spirits. It's also possible EVPs may be related to the signals it receives from the spirit world.

Battle Strategy Edit

Set 1: Wall Edit

Bulky Attacker Edit

  • Item: Leftovers
  • Ability: Frisk
  • Nature: Adamant
  • EVs: HP and Defense
  • Moves:
    • Will-O-Wisp
    • Fire Punch
    • Earthquake
    • Pain Split

Random Thoughts Edit

  • Gravity works well with increasing Earthquake's accuracy.
  • Shadow Sneak is a good finishing move with high proirity.
  • Gravity also makes Dynamic Punch useful.
  • Substitute and Focus Punch is an unexpected combo.

Jokes / Refrences Edit

  • Alex and Kellz both can't stop themselves from being morbid.

Gallery Edit