Essentials

Gyarados

Mega Gyarados

Mega Gyarados

Water Dark

Abilities

Mold Breaker

Bypasses targets' abilities if they could hinder or prevent a move.

Damage Taken

  • Bug 2
  • Dark ½
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 2
  • Fairy 2
  • Fighting 2
  • Fire ½
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost ½
  • Grass 2
  • Ground 1
  • Ice ½
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 0
  • Rock 1
  • 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
Original Hoenn
53 Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald
Original Sinnoh
24 Diamond, Pearl
Extended Sinnoh
24 Platinum
Updated Johto
77 HeartGold, SoulSilver
Central Kalos
50 X, Y
New Hoenn
54 Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire

Names

Japanese
ギャラドス (gyaradosu)
ギャラドス
Official roomaji
Gyarados
Korean
갸라도스
Chinese
暴鯉龍
暴鲤龙
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
224 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
Generation 7 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
155
98.1 378 409
Defense
109
87.4 286 317
Special Attack
70
54.4 208 239
Special Defense
130
96.7 328 359
Speed
81
65.8 230 261
Total
640
96.1

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.

Omega Ruby

When Magikarp evolves into Gyarados, its brain cells undergo a structural transformation. It is said that this transformation is to blame for this Pokémon’s wildly violent nature.

Alpha Sapphire

Once Gyarados goes on a rampage, its ferociously violent blood doesn’t calm until it has burned everything down. There are records of this Pokémon’s rampages lasting a whole month.

Generation 7
Moon

There are people who swear that any place Gyarados appears is fated for destruction.

Sprites

Mega Gyarados Mega Gyarados

Miscellany

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

Height

Trainer dude

Mega Gyarados
65

21'3.9"
6.5 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Mega Gyarados
3050

672.4 lb
305.0 kg

Locations

Pal Park

Area
Pond
Score
90
Rate
3

Moves

Water and Dark 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.

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Generation 7 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
0 Bite Dark physical 25 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Bite Dark physical 25 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Thrash Normal physical 10 120 100%

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

21 Leer Normal status 30 100%

Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.

24 Twister Dragon special 20 40 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

27 Ice Fang Ice physical 15 65 95%

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

30 Aqua Tail Water physical 10 90 90%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

33 Scary Face Normal status 10 100%

Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.

20 20 Bite Dark physical 25 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

23 23 36 Dragon Rage Dragon special 10 * 100%

Inflicts 40 points of damage.

26 26 Leer Normal status 30 100%

Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.

29 29 Twister Dragon special 20 40 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

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 Aqua Tail Water physical 10 90 90%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

38 38 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

41 39 Crunch Dark physical 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

41 44 42 Hydro Pump Water special 5 110 80%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

44 47 45 Dragon Dance Dragon status 20

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

48 Hurricane Flying special 10 110 70%

Has a 30% chance to confuse the target.

51 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

47 50 54 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 Tackle Normal physical 35 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

30 30 30 Flail Normal physical 15 * 100%

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

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Generation 7 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Aqua Tail Water physical 10 90 90%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Bounce Flying physical 5 85 85%

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

Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Dragon Pulse Dragon special 10 85 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Icy Wind Ice special 15 55 95%

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

Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Iron Head Steel physical 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

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

Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Outrage Dragon physical 10 120 100%

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

Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

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

Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Spite Ghost status 10 100%

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

Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Uproar Normal special 10 90 100%

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

Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Water Pulse Water special 20 60 100%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Generation 7 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
05 05 05 Roar Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

07 07 07 Hail Ice status 10

Changes the weather to a hailstorm for five turns.

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.

12 12 12 Taunt Dark status 20 100%

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

13 13 13 Ice Beam Ice special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

14 14 14 Blizzard Ice special 5 110 70%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

15 15 15 Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

18 18 18 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

21 21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

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

24 24 24 Thunderbolt Electric special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

25 25 25 Thunder Electric special 10 110 70%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

26 26 26 Earthquake Ground physical 10 100 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.

27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

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

32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

35 35 35 Flamethrower Fire special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

37 37 37 Sandstorm Rock status 10

Changes the weather to a sandstorm for five turns.

38 38 38 Fire Blast Fire special 5 110 85%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

41 41 41 Torment Dark status 15 100%

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

42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

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

44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

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.

48 48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

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

55 55 55 Scald Water special 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to burn the target.

59 Brutal Swing Dark physical 20 60 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

59 59 Incinerate Fire special 15 60 100%

Destroys the target's held berry.

66 66 66 Payback Dark physical 10 50 100%

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

68 68 68 Giga Impact Normal physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

71 71 71 Stone Edge Rock physical 5 100 80%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

73 73 73 Thunder Wave Electric status 20 90%

Paralyzes the target.

78 78 78 Bulldoze Ground physical 20 60 100%

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

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

Ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

87 87 87 Swagger Normal status 15 85%

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

88 88 88 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

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

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 Surf Water special 15 90 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dive users.

94 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

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

94 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

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

97 97 97 Dark Pulse Dark special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

98 Waterfall Water physical 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

100 100 100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H3 H3 Surf Water special 15 90 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dive users.

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 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

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

H7 Dive Water physical 10 80 100%

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

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