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Gyarados is a Water, Flying-type Pokémon from Kanto region. It evolves from Magikarp after being fed with 400 candies.

Pokédex description

Gyarados - 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.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Dark 6 (12)
Icon Water 16 (13)
Icon Dragon 6 (12) (Legacy move)
Icon Dragon 15 (14) (Legacy move)

Charged attacks

Icon Dark
70 (22)
Icon Water
130 (39)
Icon Dragon
110 (28)
Icon Dragon
90 (25) (Legacy move)
Icon Dragon
45 (16) (Legacy move)

Evolution family

Gyarados is the part of a two-member family.

63. Magikarp
#129 Magikarp
400 Magikarp candy
#130 Gyarados



  • Gyarados was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Gyarados is 2,907, however it can reach 3,149, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
    • Between March 22nd and March 29th, 2017, Gyarados's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Water Festival 2017.
  • Shiny form of Gyarados was released as the first Shiny Pokémon available in the game on March 24th, 2017.
  • On August 20th, 2016, Dragon Breath was removed as a possible fast attack.

External links

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