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Magikarp

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

Pokédex description

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.
- Magikarp's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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0 (0)

Charged attacks

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35 (16)

Evolution family

Magikarp 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
400 Magikarp candy.pngArrow Dark.png
Gyarados
#130 Gyarados
300 Gyarados mega energy.pngArrow Bothways Dark.png
Gyarados
Mega Gyarados

Availability

Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
235
255

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2016 Jul 6

Increased spawns in:
Pokémon TCG Crossover Event: 2022 Jun 16 - 30
Water Festival 2022: May 12 - 20
Pokémon Spotlight Hour: 2022 May 17
Pokémon Air Adventures 2022: May 3 - 8
Lunar New Year 2022: Feb 1 - 7
Pokémon GO Fest 2021: Jul 17 - 18
Kanto Celebration Event: 2021 Feb 21 - 27
Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto: 2021 Feb 20
Lunar New Year 2021: Feb 9 - 14
December 2020 Community Day: Dec 12 - 13
Lake Legends Event: 2020 Nov 24 - 30
August 2020 Community Day: Aug 8
Pokémon GO Fest 2020: Jul 25 - 26
Lunar New Year 2020: Jan 24 - Feb 3
Water Festival 2019: Aug 23 - 30
Dortmund Pokémon GO Fest 2019: Jul 4 - 7
Chicago Pokémon GO Fest 2019: Jun 13 - 16
Water Festival 2018: Jun 7 - 21
Earth Day 2018: Apr 22 - 30
Water Festival 2017: Mar 22 - 29

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Eggs
157 2-km Eggs since 2022 Jun 1

Increased chance/Previously in:
2-km - December 2021 Community Day: Dec 18 - 19
2-km - 2018 Dec 18 - 2021 Sep 1
7-km - Lunar New Year 2020: Jan 24 - Feb 3
2-km - Water Festival 2019: Aug 23 - 30
2-km - Water Festival 2018: Jun 7 - 21
2-km - 2016 Jul 6 - 2017 Feb 16

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Raid Battles
157
196

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 1,077

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

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Research tasks
117 Field Research:
Catch 7 Pokémon: Since 2021 Jun
Catch 5 Pokémon: Water Festival 2022
Send 3 Gifts to friends: Lunar New Year 2022
Catch 10 Pokémon: 2018 Apr - 2021 May
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:
December Community Day 2021 - 4th part: Power up Pokémon 7 times
Lunar New Year - 2nd part: Send 3 Gifts to friends
Making a Splash - 1st part: Make 5 Nice Throws & Completing 1st part
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GO Snapshot
235 Obtainable during:
August 2020 Community Day: Aug 8


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Stickers

Trivia

External links

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