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Magikarp

Magikarp

Magikarp's Type

WATER

Magikarp's Pokédex #s

Galar #
144
National #
129

Magikarp's Base Stats

HP:
20
Attack:
10
Defense:
55
Sp. Atk:
15
Sp. Def:
20
Speed:
80
Total:
200

Misc. Info

Egg Groups:
Water 2 / Dragon
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,250,000
EV Yield:
1 Speed

Magikarp's Abilities

Here are what abilities Magikarp can possibly have, along with their effects.
Swift Swim
Doubles Magikarp's Speed while the weather is rainy.
Rattled
Raises Magikarp's Speed by one stage after each hit it takes from a Bug-, Ghost-, or Dark-type move.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Magikarp's weakness and resistance is to various types.
ELECTRIC
GRASS
½
FIRE
WATER
ICE
STEEL

Magikarp's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Magikarp evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Magikarp
Magikarp
starting form
Gyarados
Gyarados
at level 20

Magikarp's Moves

Below is a list of all of the moves that Magikarp can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM or TR number, and what egg moves it can learn, if any. Hover over a move (desktop/laptop) or click the ? button next to the move (mobile/tablet) to find out more about the move.

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Magikarp learns via level up. Anything marked "Evo." means it learns it upon evolving. If the level is 1, it can be relearned at a Pokémon Center.
Lv. Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
1
Splash
Does nothing.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 40 User
15
Tackle
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 35 One Target
25
Flail
Does more damage when Magikarp's HP is low.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Magikarp can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught an unlimited number of times once the TM is obtained.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM52
Bounce
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn. Has a 30% chance of paralyzing the target.
FLYING
PHYSICAL
85 85% 5 One Target

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Magikarp can learn via TR (Technical Record). These moves can be taught only once per TR, but TRs can be obtained in the Wild Area.
TR Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TR03
Hydro Pump
Damages the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
110 80% 5 One Target

Where to Find Magikarp

If you're looking for where to find Magikarp, you'll find the various methods listed down below, along with any notes or special locations. This should help you figure out how to get Magikarp in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently the encounters do not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)

Magikarp in the Wild

Galar Route 2

Fishing Rod Encounters
80% Lv. 4-6

Galar Route 2: Secret Area

Fishing Rod Encounters
59% Lv. 37-40

Galar Route 4

Fishing Rod Encounters
70% Lv. 13-15

Galar Route 5

Fishing Rod Encounters
70% Lv. 16-18

Galar Route 6

Fishing Rod Encounters
70% Lv. 28-30

Wild Area: West Lake Axewell

Fishing Rod Encounters
50% Lv. 7-11

Wild Area: East Lake Axewell

Fishing Rod Encounters
50% Lv. 8-12

Wild Area: North Lake Miloch

Fishing Rod Encounters
58% Lv. 14-16

Wild Area: South Lake Miloch

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- 25% -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 14-16
Fishing Rod Encounters
50% Lv. 11-13

Wild Area: Axew's Eye

Fishing Rod Encounters
50% Lv. 35-40

Wild Area: Bridge Field

Fishing Rod Encounters
30% Lv. 26-28

Motostoke

Fishing Rod Encounters
50% Lv. 7-11

Slumbering Weald

Fishing Rod Encounters
20% Lv. 45-47
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