Dark Element in Dragon City

The Dark element is the 9th element unlocked in Dragon city (unlocked at level 22)

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Attacking using the Dark Element

Strong attacks

Dragons with Dark type moves will deal critical damage against any dragon with a primary element of either War and Light type

Half Damage Attacks

Dont use Dark element attacks against Metal type dragons, you will only do 1/2 damage

Defense with the Dark Element

If battling with a dragon with a primary element of Dark, watch out for moves that are War and Light type, they will deal 2x damage to you

Element FAQ

Can dragons have more than one element?

Yes, Dragons can have up to 4 elements, but only the primary element - appearing first in the list - indicates the dragons weaknesses. Each element represents a move type that that dragon can learn. A dragon with 4 elements is ideal as it can learn 4 different element type moves.

What are primary elements?

Primary elements are the first element a dragon has listed
The first element of a dragon indictes which moves it will be weak to
The other elements a dragon has indicates the types of moves it can learn!

Why cant I breed some elements together?

Some elements are designed to not mix.
These are called opposite elements
A good example would be Fire an Ice do not breed together.

What is an "Opposite Element"?

Some elements have an opposite element which means single element dragons of these types cannot be bred directly. but you can use multi-element dragons to attempt breeding combinations of these elements.

What are Element tokens?

When playing some dragon city events, or even opening your daily calendar. you will eventually receive some Element Tokens which are used to upgrade your habitats past level 2.

Is there a good battle chart?

The game actually provides you with a good battle chart
The battle chart indicates which elements do double damage, and which ones are not very effective
This is visibile when you click the "Question Mark" icon during battle
But here is a copy of that chart!

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