Scroll of Darkness

The Scroll of Darkness (Japanese: あくのかけじく Scroll of Evil) is a Key Item introduced in Generation IX. It allows Kubfu to evolve into Single Strike Style Urshifu. Its counterpart is the Scroll of Waters.

Scroll of Darkness
Scroll of Evil
Bag Scroll of Darkness SV Sprite.png
Scroll of Darkness
Sprite from Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
Introduced in Generation IX
Generation IX Bag Key items pocket icon.png Key items

In the core series games


When used from the Bag on a Kubfu, the Scroll of Darkness will cause it to evolve into Single Strike Style Urshifu.


Games Description
SV A peculiar scroll that can make a certain species of Pokémon evolve. Written upon it are the true secrets of the path of darkness.


Games Method
SV Porto Marinada auction (if the player owns a Kubfu)

Non-item appearances

The Scroll of Darkness in The Isle of Armor

The Scroll of Darkness debuted as an interactive object at the Tower of Darkness in Pokémon Sword and Shield. After defeating Mustard at the top floor of the tower, the player can have Kubfu interact with the Scroll of Darkness to evolve.

If Kubfu is holding an Everstone upon interacting with the Scroll, Mustard will notice it, and allow the player to not evolve the Kubfu.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 惡之掛軸 Ok-jī Gwajuhk
Mandarin 惡之掛軸 / 恶之挂轴 È-zhī Guàzhóu
  French Rouleau des Ténèbres
  German Unlicht-Schriftrolle
  Italian Rotolo del Buio
  Korean 악의 족자 Ag-ui Jukja
  Spanish Manuscrito Sombras

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