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Magcargo is a Fire, Rock-type Pokémon from the Johto region. It evolves from Slugma when fed 50 candies.

Pokédex description

Magcargo - Lava Pokémon
Magcargo's shell is actually its skin that hardened as a result of cooling. Its shell is very brittle and fragile—just touching it causes it to crumble apart. This Pokémon returns to its original size by dipping itself in magma.
Pokémon cry:
Magcargo cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Fire 10 (10)
Icon Rock 12 (13)

Charged attacks

Icon Fire
95 (32)
Icon Fire
160 (40)
Icon Rock
100 (43)

Evolution family

Magcargo is the part of a two-member family.

110. Slugma
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50 Slugma candy
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  • Magcargo was released with the main release of Johto-region Pokémon on February 16th, 2017.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Magcargo is 1,458, however it can reach 1,580, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
    • Between June 13th and June 22nd, 2017, Magcargo's spawn rate was significantly higher during the Solstice Week event.
  • As a former 2nd tier Raid Boss, Magcargo's CP was 9,377. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 972 and 1,215 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
  • Magcargo was available in field research: "Catch 3 Fire-type Pokémon." during April to June, 2018 with a maximum capture CP of 729.

External links

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