Magikarp is part of a two-member family.
- Magikarp was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
- Shiny form of Magikarp was released as the first Shiny Pokémon available in the game on Water Festival 2017 on March 24th, 2017.
- Shadow form of Magikarp was released on August 1st, 2019.
|In wild since 2016 Jul 6
Increased spawns in:
|157||2-km Eggs since 2018 Dec 18
Increased chance/Previously in:
|Tier 1 CP 1,077
Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance
Catch 10 Pokémon: Since 2018 Apr
Transfer 6 Pokémon: Kanto Celebration Event
Catch 3 Magikarp: August 2020 Community Day
Catch the Water-type Pokémon carried in a backpack: Detective Pikachu Celebration
Use 10 Pinap Berries while catching Pokémon: 2019 Jan - Apr
Catch 2 Water-type Pokémon: Water Festival 2018
Special Research/Timed Research:
Lunar New Year - 2nd part: Send 3 Gifts to friends
Making a Splash - 1st part: Make 5 Nice Throws & Completing 1st part
|235||Obtainable during: |
August 2020 Community Day: Aug 8
- There is medal for catching extra-large Magikarp, called Fisher.
- Along with Wailmer, Swablu, Larvesta, Noibat and Meltan, Magikarp is one of the Pokémon that needs 400 candies to evolve which is the largest amount of candies to evolve in the game.
- page, on the official Pokédex website
- article, on the Bulbapedia
- Magikarp article, on the Pokémon Wiki