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Gyarados

Gyarados is a Water, Flying-type Pokémon from the Kanto region. It evolves from Magikarp after being fed 400 candies. It can Mega Evolve into Mega Gyarados initially after being given 200 Mega Energy, and 40 afterwards.

Pokédex description

Atrocious Pokémon
When Magikarp evolves into Gyarados, its brain cells undergo a structural transformation. It is said that this transformation is to blame for this Pokémon's wildly violent nature.
- Gyarados's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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6 (12)
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6 (12)
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16 (13)

Charged attacks

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70 (22)
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130 (39)
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110 (28)
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45 (16)
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50 (26)

Attack availability

Evolution family

Gyarados is part of a two-member family.

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Magikarp
#129 Magikarp
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Gyarados
#130 Gyarados
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Gyarados
Mega Gyarados
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Magikarp
#129 Magikarp
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Gyarados
#130 Gyarados
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Gyarados
Mega Gyarados

Availability

Gyarados

Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
2,907
3,149

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2016 Jul 6

Increased spawns in:
Lunar New Year 2021: Feb 9 - 14
Lunar New Year 2020: Jan 24 - Feb 3
Water Festival 2017: Mar 22 - 29

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Raid Battles
1,937
2,422

(weather boosted)
Tier 4 CP 33,893

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

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Research tasks
1,453 Special Research/Timed Research:
Making a Splash - Completing 4th part

Mega Gyarados

Energy Sources Details
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Mega Raid Battles
Obtain Mega Energy from Mega Raid Battle
Boss CP 60,860

Catch CP 1,937/2,422 (weather boosted)
2021 Feb 9 - 19

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Research tasks
Special Research/Timed Research:
200× - Lunar New Year


Gallery

Trivia

  • Normally, evolved stages of Pokémon cannot be shiny in encounter screen, but exceptionally during Lunar New Year 2020, and after, Gyarados could.

External links

  • Gyarados page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Gyarados article, on the Bulbapedia
  • Gyarados article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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