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Magikarp is a Water-type Pokémon from Kanto region. It evolves into Gyarados when fed 400 candies.

Pokédex description

Magikarp - Fish Pokémon
Magikarp is a pathetic excuse for a Pokémon that is only capable of flopping and splashing. This behavior prompted scientists to undertake research into it.


Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Water 0 (0)

Charged attacks

Icon Normal 35 (16)

Evolution family

Magikarp is the part of a two-member family.

63. Magikarp
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400 Magikarp candy
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Trivia

  • Magikarp was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Magikarp is 235, however it can reach 255, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
    • Between March 22nd and March 29th, 2017, Magikarp's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Water Festival 2017.
    • Between April 22nd and April 30th, 2018, Magikarp's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Earth Day 2018.
    • Between June 7th and June 21st, 2018, Magikarp's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Water Festival 2018.
    • Between June 13th and June 16th, 2019, Magikarp's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Chicago Pokémon GO Fest 2019.
    • Between July 4th and July 7th, 2019, Magikarp's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Dortmund Pokémon GO Fest 2019.
    • Between August 23rd and August 30th, 2019, Magikarp's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Water Festival 2019.
  • Since December 18th, 2018, Magikarp can be hatched from 2-km Eggs with a 157 of maximal CP.
    • From July 6th, 2016 to February 16th, 2017, Magikarp used to be a possible hatchling from 2-km Eggs.
    • Between June 7th and June 21st, 2018, Magikarp was temporarily possible 2-km egg hatchling during the Water Festival.
    • Magikarp was hatching more often from 2-km eggs, during the Water Festival 2019 from August 23rd and August 30th, 2019.
  • As a former 1st tier Raid Boss, Magikarp's CP was 1,077. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 157 and 196 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
  • Magikarp is available in field research: "Catch 10 Pokémon." since April, 2018 with a maximum capture CP of 117.
  • Magikarp was also available in field research: "Catch 2 Water-type Pokémon." during Water Festival 2018.
  • Magikarp was also available in field research: "Use 10 Pinap Berries while catching Pokémon." during January to April, 2019.
  • Magikarp was also available in field research: "Catch the Water-type Pokémon carried in a backpack." during Detective Pikachu Celebration.
  • Shiny form of Magikarp was released as the first Shiny Pokémon available in the game on March 24th, 2017.
  • There is medal for catching extra-large Magikarp, called Fisherman.
  • Along with Wailmer, Swablu and Meltan, Magikarp is the Pokémon in the game that needs 400 candies to evolve which is the largest amount of candies to evolve in the game.
  • Magikarp is considered as one of the least effective Pokémon in combat.

External links

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