Essentials

Gyarados

The Atrocious Pokémon

Gyarados

Water Flying

Abilities

Intimidate

Lowers opponents' Attack one stage upon entering battle.

Hidden Ability

Moxie

Raises Attack one stage upon KOing a Pokémon.

Damage Taken

  • Bug ½
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 4
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting ½
  • Fire ½
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 0
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 2
  • Steel ½
  • Water ½

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 1
National
130
Kanto
130 Red, Blue, Yellow, FireRed, LeafGreen
Original Johto
77 Gold, Silver, Crystal
Hoenn
53 Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald
Original Sinnoh
24 Diamond, Pearl
Extended Sinnoh
24 Platinum
Updated Johto
77 HeartGold, SoulSilver
Central Kalos
50 X, Y

Names

Japanese
ギャラドス (gyaradosu)
Official roomaji
Gyarados
Korean
갸라도스
Chinese
暴鯉龍
French
Léviator
German
Garados
Spanish
Gyarados
Italian
Gyarados

Breeding

Gender
½ male, ½ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Water 2
  • Dragon
Search:
Hatch counter
5 Search:
Steps to hatch
1530 / 1020

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
189 Search:
Effort points
  • 2 Attack
Capture rate
45 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
slow Search:

Wild held items

Generation 3 nothing
Generation 4 nothing
Generation 5 nothing
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Magikarp Gyarados Level up, starting at level 20

Gyarados Forms

  • Gyarados
  • Mega Gyarados

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
95
86.5 363 394
Attack
125
92.0 318 349
Defense
79
62.9 226 257
Special Attack
60
41.0 188 219
Special Defense
100
86.2 268 299
Speed
81
68.1 230 261
Total
540
85.8

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★✯☆
Power
★★★✯✯
Skill
★☆
Stamina
★★✯☆
Jump
★★★✯☆
Total
10/15/19

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

Once it begins to rampage, a Gyarados will burn everything down, even in a harsh storm.

Generation 6
X

In ancient literature, there is a record of a Gyarados that razed a village when violence flared.

Y

Rarely seen in the wild. Huge and vicious, it is capable of destroying entire cities in a rage.

Sprites

Gyarados Gyarados Gyarados Gyarados
Gyarados Gyarados Gyarados Gyarados

Miscellany

Species
Atrocious Search:
Color
Blue Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
water's edge Search:
Footprint
Gyarados
Shape
Caudal Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Gyarados
65

21'3.9"
6.5 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Gyarados
2350

518.1 lb
235.0 kg

Locations

Yellow Yellow
Ruby Ruby
Sapphire Sapphire
Emerald Emerald
FireRed FireRed
LeafGreen LeafGreen
Diamond Diamond
Pearl Pearl
Platinum Platinum
HeartGold HeartGold
SoulSilver SoulSilver
Black 2 Black 2
White 2 White 2

Pal Park

Area
Pond
Score
90
Rate
3

Moves

Water and Flying moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

Physical moves better suit Gyarados's higher Attack, and have their class highlighted in green.

Red, Blue Yellow Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Thrash Normal physical 10 120 100%

Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

Tackle Normal physical 35 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

20 20 20 20 20 20 20 Bite Dark physical 25 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

25 25 25 23 23 23 23 Dragon Rage Dragon special 10 * 100%

Inflicts 40 points of damage.

32 30 30 26 26 26 26 Leer Normal status 30 100%

Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.

35 35 29 29 29 29 Twister Dragon special 20 40 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

32 32 32 32 Ice Fang Ice physical 15 65 95%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target and a 10% chance to make the target flinch.

35 35 35 35 Aqua Tail Water physical 10 90 90%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

38 38 38 38 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

41 40 40 41 41 41 41 Hydro Pump Water special 5 110 80%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

45 45 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

50 44 44 44 44 Dragon Dance Dragon status 20

Raises the user's Attack and Speed by one stage.

20 Bite Dark physical 25 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

25 Dragon Rage Dragon special 10 * 100%

Inflicts 40 points of damage.

32 Leer Normal status 30 100%

Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.

41 Hydro Pump Water special 5 110 80%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

52 52 50 55 47 47 47 47 Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

Level up, learned by Magikarp but not Gyarados
Splash Normal status 40

Does nothing.

15 15 15 15 15 15 15 Tackle Normal physical 35 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

30 30 30 30 30 30 Flail Normal physical 15 * 100%

Inflicts more damage when the user has less HP remaining, with a maximum of 200 power.

Red, Blue Yellow Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Aqua Tail Water physical 10 90 90%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Bounce Flying physical 5 85 85%

User bounces high into the air, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Dark Pulse Dark special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Dive Water physical 10 80 100%

User dives underwater, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Dragon Pulse Dragon special 10 85 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Flamethrower Fire special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ice Beam Ice special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Icy Wind Ice special 15 55 95%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Iron Head Steel physical 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Outrage Dragon physical 10 120 100%

Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Spite Ghost status 10 100%

Lowers the PP of the target's last used move by 4.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Thunder Wave Electric status 20 100%

Paralyzes the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Thunderbolt Electric special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Twister Dragon special 20 40 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Uproar Normal special 10 90 100%

Forced to use this move for several turns. Pokémon cannot fall asleep in that time.

Red, Blue Yellow Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
03 03 03 Water Pulse Water special 20 60 100%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

02 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

03 Curse Ghost status 10

Ghosts pay half their max HP to hurt the target every turn. Others decrease Speed but raise Attack and Defense.

05 05 05 05 05 05 Roar Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

06 06 06 06 06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

08 08 Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

09 09 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

10 10 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

11 11 Bubble Beam Water special 20 65 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

12 12 Water Gun Water special 25 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

07 07 07 07 07 Hail Ice status 10

Changes the weather to a hailstorm for five turns.

07 Zap Cannon Electric special 5 120 50%

Has a 100% chance to paralyze the target.

08 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

10 10 10 10 10 10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.

13 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

12 12 12 12 12 Taunt Dark status 20 100%

For the next few turns, the target can only use damaging moves.

13 13 13 13 13 13 13 Ice Beam Ice special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 Blizzard Ice special 5 110 70%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

20 20 Rage Normal physical 20 20 100%

If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.

23 23 Dragon Rage Dragon special 10 * 100%

Inflicts 40 points of damage.

16 Icy Wind Ice special 15 55 95%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

17 17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

18 18 18 18 18 18 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

20 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

21 21 21 21 21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.

24 Dragon Breath Dragon special 20 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

24 24 24 24 24 24 24 Thunderbolt Electric special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 Thunder Electric special 10 110 70%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

31 31 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

26 26 26 26 26 Earthquake Ground physical 10 100 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.

27 27 27 27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.

32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

35 35 35 35 35 Flamethrower Fire special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

34 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

35 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

37 37 37 37 37 37 Sandstorm Rock status 10

Changes the weather to a sandstorm for five turns.

33 33 Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

34 34 Bide Normal physical 10 * 1

User waits for two turns, then hits back for twice the damage it took.

38 38 38 38 38 38 38 38 Fire Blast Fire special 5 110 85%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

41 41 41 41 41 Torment Dark status 15 100%

Prevents the target from using the same move twice in a row.

42 42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.

43 43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.

40 40 Skull Bash Normal physical 10 130 100%

Raises the user's Defense by one stage. User charges for one turn before attacking.

44 44 44 44 44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

45 45 45 45 45 45 Attract Normal status 15 100%

Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.

55 55 Brine Water special 10 65 100%

Has double power against Pokémon that have less than half their max HP remaining.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

59 59 Dragon Pulse Dragon special 10 85 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.

55 55 Scald Water special 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to burn the target.

59 59 Incinerate Fire special 15 60 100%

Destroys the target's held berry.

66 66 66 66 Payback Dark physical 10 50 100%

Power is doubled if the target has already moved this turn.

68 68 68 68 Giga Impact Normal physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

71 71 71 71 Stone Edge Rock physical 5 100 80%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

72 72 Avalanche Ice physical 10 60 100% -4

Inflicts double damage if the user takes damage before attacking this turn.

73 73 73 73 Thunder Wave Electric status 20 100%

Paralyzes the target.

78 78 Bulldoze Ground physical 20 60 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

82 82 Dragon Tail Dragon physical 10 60 90% -6

Ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

78 78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.

79 79 Dark Pulse Dark special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

82 82 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

83 83 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

87 87 87 87 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

88 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

50 50 90 90 90 90 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

94 94 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

97 Dark Pulse Dark special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H3 H3 H3 H3 H3 H3 H3 H3 Surf Water special 15 90 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dive users.

H4 H4 H4 H4 H4 H4 H4 H4 Strength Normal physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H5 H5 Waterfall Water physical 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

H6 H5 Whirlpool Water special 15 35 85%

Prevents the target from leaving battle and inflicts 1/16 its max HP in damage for 2-5 turns.

H6 H6 H6 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

H7 H7 H7 H7 Waterfall Water physical 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

H8 H6 Dive Water physical 10 80 100%

User dives underwater, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

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