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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Gyarados

Gyarados
Atrocious Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Gyarados is a Water and Flying Type Atrocious Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Gyarados can be found with Intimidate as an Ability and has a Slow growth rate with a 2 Attack EV Yield. We recommend the Adamant Nature, based on 540 combined Base Stats.

Gyarados Stats and Abilities

Based on Gyarados Base IVs we consider this pokemon A-Tier choice. Gyarados Highest IV Stat is Attack 125 and the Lowest being Special Attack 60.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
E
HP95300394
A
Attack125229383
E
Defense79146282
E
Special Attack60112240
D
Special Defense100184328
D
Speed81150287
A
Total540
Gyarados Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Adamant
+10% Attack
-10% Special Attack
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Dry
EV Yield2 Attack
Growth RateSlow
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsDragon, Water 2
Egg Cycles5 (1,029–1,285 steps)
Abilities Description
Intimidate
Ability 1
Intimidate lower's the Attack of all opponents by one stage when the ability-bearer switches in (including the start of a battle).
Moxie
Hidden Ability
Moxie increases the user's Attack one stage upon fainting an opponent.

How To Evolve Gyarados in BDSP

Magikarp requires (Level 20) to evolve into Gyarados.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Magikarp
Level 20
Gyarados

Where To Find Gyarados in BDSP

Gyarados has 42 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 3-10 Magikarp, within the Route 226 location using the Old Rod method.

Interact = Limited to one
Common = 20% ~ 100%
Uncommon = 5% ~ 20%
Rare = 1% ~ 5%
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Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Victory Road
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 20-55
Victory Road
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Victory Road
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Valley Windworks
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-40
Valley Windworks
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Valley Windworks
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Twinleaf Town
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
Twinleaf Town
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Twinleaf Town
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Sunyshore City
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-40
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Sunyshore City
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Sunyshore City
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Sendoff Spring
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
Sendoff Spring
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Sendoff Spring
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Route 230
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-40
Route 230
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Route 230
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Route 229
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 20-55
Route 229
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
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Route 229
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Route 228
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
Route 228
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Route 228
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Route 227
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
Route 227
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Route 227
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Route 225
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
Route 225
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Route 225
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
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Route 224
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-40
Route 224
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Route 224
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Route 223
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-40
Route 223
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Route 223
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Route 222
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-40
Route 222
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Route 222
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Route 221
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-40
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Route 221
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Route 221
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Route 220
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-40
Route 220
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Route 220
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Route 219
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-40
Route 219
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Route 219
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Route 218
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
Route 218
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
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Route 218
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Route 214
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
Route 214
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Route 214
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Route 213
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-40
Route 213
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Route 213
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Route 212
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
Route 212
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Route 212
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
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Route 210
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
Route 210
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Route 210
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Route 209
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
Route 209
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Route 209
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Route 208
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
Route 208
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Route 208
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Route 205
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
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Route 205
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Route 205
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Route 204
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
Route 204
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Route 204
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Route 203
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
Route 203
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Route 203
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Resort Area
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
Resort Area
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
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Resort Area
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Ravaged Path
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
Ravaged Path
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Ravaged Path
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Pokemon League
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-40
Pokemon League
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Pokemon League
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Pastoria City
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
Pastoria City
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Pastoria City
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
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Oreburgh Gate
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
Oreburgh Gate
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Oreburgh Gate
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Mt. Coronet
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
Mt. Coronet
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Mt. Coronet
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Lake Verity
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
Lake Verity
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Lake Verity
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Lake Valor
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
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Lake Valor
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Lake Valor
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Lake Acuity
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
Lake Acuity
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Lake Acuity
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Iron Island
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-40
Iron Island
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Iron Island
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Fuego Ironworks
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-40
Fuego Ironworks
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
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Fuego Ironworks
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Eterna City
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-55
Eterna City
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Eterna City
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Celestic Town
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-40
Celestic Town
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Celestic Town
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Canalave City
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-40
Canalave City
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Canalave City
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
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Great Marsh
100 - 20%
Gyarados
Lv. 15-30
Great Marsh
100 - 20%
Gyarados
Lv. 40-55
Great Marsh
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Great Marsh
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10
Route 226
Interact
Magikarp
Lv.
Route 226
5 - 1%
Gyarados
Lv. 30-40
Route 226
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 10-25
Route 226
5 - 1%
Magikarp
Lv. 3-10

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Gyarados Weakness

Gyarados is a Water and Flying Type pokemon. This will cause Gyarados to take More Damage from Rock, Electric Type Moves, and Less Damage from Steel, Fire, Water, Fighting, Bug, Ground Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Electric
2.0x
More Damage
Rock
0.5x
Less Damage
Steel
Fire
Water
Fighting
Bug
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Ground

What pokemon is Gyarados Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Tyranitar
S
Zapdos
S
Raikou
S
Regirock
A
Electivire

What pokemon is Gyarados Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Ho-Oh
S
Dialga
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Groudon
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Best Moves Gyarados in BDSP

Best Moveset for Gyarados Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
52
Hyper Beam
Special
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
48
Thrash
Physical
120
100 10 User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
44
Hurricane
Special
165
70 10 May confuse opponent.
40
Hydro Pump
Special
165
80 5 The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.

Best Moveset for Gyarados TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM68
Giga Impact
Physical
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Special
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM14
Blizzard
Special
110
70 5 May freeze opponent.
TM38
Fire Blast
Special
110
85 5 May burn opponent.
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in
Red Text
.

Gyarados Level Up Moves

List of Moves Gyarados can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Lvl Move Desc
1
Bite
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May cause flinching.
1
Flail
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
1
Splash
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

Doesn't do ANYTHING.
1
Tackle
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
1
Leer
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Lowers opponent's Defense.
1
Twister
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May cause flinching. Hits Pokémon using Fly/Bounce with double power.
4
Whirlpool
Power:
52.5
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Special

Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
8
Ice Fang
Power: 65
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching and/or freeze opponent.
12
Brine
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Power doubles if opponent's HP is less than 50%.
16
Scary Face
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
21
Waterfall
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
24
Crunch
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
28
Rain Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it rain for 5 turns.
32
Aqua Tail
Power:
135
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.
36
Dragon Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Attack and Speed.
40
Hydro Pump
Power:
165
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Special

The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
44
Hurricane
Power:
165
Acc: 70
PP: 10
Special

May confuse opponent.
48
Thrash
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
52
Hyper Beam
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
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Gyarados TM Moves

List of Moves Gyarados can learn using (TMs) Technical Machine Items.

TM Move Desc
TM03
Water Pulse
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
TM05
Roar
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.
TM07
Hail
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Non-Ice types are damaged for 5 turns.
TM12
Taunt
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Opponent can only use moves that attack.
TM13
Ice Beam
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May freeze opponent.
TM14
Blizzard
Power: 110
Acc: 70
PP: 5
Special

May freeze opponent.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM18
Rain Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM24
Thunderbolt
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May paralyze opponent.
TM25
Thunder
Power: 110
Acc: 70
PP: 10
Special

May paralyze opponent.
TM26
Earthquake
Power: 100
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM35
Flamethrower
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
TM37
Sandstorm
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
TM38
Fire Blast
Power: 110
Acc: 85
PP: 5
Special

May burn opponent.
TM41
Torment
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Opponent cannot use the same move in a row.
TM42
Facade
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM44
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM45
Attract
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM49
Scald
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
TM55
Brine
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Power doubles if opponent's HP is less than 50%.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM59
Dragon Pulse
Power: 85
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user’s gaping mouth. This attack never misses.
TM66
Payback
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM68
Giga Impact
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
TM71
Stone Edge
Power: 100
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
TM72
Avalanche
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if user took damage first.
TM73
Thunder Wave
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 20
Status

Paralyzes opponent.
TM79
Dark Pulse
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May cause flinching.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM83
Bulldoze
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM90
Substitute
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TM95
Surf
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TM96
Strength
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

TM98
Rock Smash
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM99
Waterfall
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
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