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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Magby

Magby
Live Coal Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Magby is a Fire Type Live Coal Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Magby can be found with Flame Body as an Ability and has a Medium Fast growth rate with a 1 Speed EV Yield. We recommend the Hasty Nature, based on 365 combined Base Stats.

Shining Pearl Exclusive

Magby Stats and Abilities

Based on Magby Base IVs we consider this pokemon E-Tier choice. Magby Highest IV Stat is Speed 83 and the Lowest being Defense 37.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP45200294
D
Attack75139273
F
Defense3771190
D
Special Attack70130262
F
Special Defense55103229
D
Speed83153291
E
Total365
Magby Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Hasty
+10% Speed
-10% Defense
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sweet
Dislikes: Sour
EV Yield1 Speed
Growth RateMedium Fast
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsUndiscovered
Egg Cycles25 (6,169–6,425 steps)
Abilities Description
Flame Body
Ability 1
If a Pokémon with Flame Body is hit by a move that makes contact, there is a 30% chance the attacker will become burned.
Vital Spirit
Hidden Ability
Vital Spirit prevents the ability-bearer from falling asleep. This means that it also prevents the use of the move Rest.

How To Evolve Magby in BDSP

Magby requires (Level 30) to evolve into Magmar and then (trade holding Magmarizer) to evolve into Magmortar.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Magby
Level 30
Magmar
trade holding Magmarizer
Magmortar

Where To Find Magby in BDSP

Magby has 3 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Magby, within the Sandsear Cave location using the Walking method.

Underground Pokemon Spawns
After you reach Check Points in the game progression NEW Pokemon will begin to spawn in the Grand Underground.
Start = Default spawns in the Grand Underground
Strength = After obtaining the TM96 Strength
Defog = After obtaining the TM97 Defog
7th Badge = After obtaining the Icicle Badge from Candice
Waterfall = After obtaining the TM99 Waterfall
National = After obtaining the National Pokedex.
World Pokemon Spawns
Interact = Limited to one
Common = 20% ~ 100%
Uncommon = 5% ~ 20%
Rare = 1% ~ 5%
= Morning Time
= Day Time
= Night Time
Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Volcanic Cave
Start
Magby
Lv. 16-63
Typhlo Cavern
Start
Magby
Lv. 16-63
Sandsear Cave
Start
Magby
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Magby Weakness

Magby is a Fire Type pokemon. This will cause Magby to take More Damage from Ground, Rock, Water Type Moves, and Less Damage from Bug, Steel, Fire, Grass, Ice, Fairy Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Ground
Rock
Water
0.5x
Less Damage
Bug
Steel
Fire
Grass
Ice
Fairy
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Magby Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Groudon
S
Tyranitar
S
Garchomp

What pokemon is Magby Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Ho-Oh
S
Dialga
S
Celebi
S
Metagross
S
Heatran
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Best Moves Magby in BDSP

Best Moveset for Magby Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
48
Fire Blast
Special
165
85 5 May burn opponent.
40
Flamethrower
Special
135
100 15 May burn opponent.
32
Lava Plume
Special
120
100 15 May burn opponent.
28
Fire Punch
Physical
112.5
100 15 May burn opponent.

Best Moveset for Magby TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM01
Focus Punch
Physical
150
100 20 If the user is hit before attacking, it flinches instead.
TM50
Overheat
Special
195
90 5 Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
TM38
Fire Blast
Special
165
85 5 May burn opponent.
TM23
Iron Tail
Physical
100
75 15 May lower opponent's Defense.
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
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Magby Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Smog
Power: 30
Acc: 70
PP: 20
Special

May poison opponent.
1
Leer
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Lowers opponent's Defense.
4
Ember
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

May burn opponent.
8
Smokescreen
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
12
Clear Smog
Power: 50
Acc: —
PP: 15
Special

Removes all of the target's stat changes.
16
Flame Wheel
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May burn opponent.
20
Confuse Ray
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Confuses opponent.
24
Scary Face
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
28
Fire Punch
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May burn opponent.
32
Lava Plume
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
36
Low Kick
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
40
Flamethrower
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
44
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
48
Fire Blast
Power:
165
Acc: 85
PP: 5
Special

May burn opponent.
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Magby TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
TM01
Focus Punch
Power: 150
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

If the user is hit before attacking, it flinches instead.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM29
Psychic
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM31
Brick Break
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM35
Flamethrower
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
TM38
Fire Blast
Power:
165
Acc: 85
PP: 5
Special

May burn opponent.
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.
TM46
Thief
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

Also steals opponent's held item.
TM50
Overheat
Power:
195
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
TM56
Fling
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power depends on held item.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM61
Will-O-Wisp
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Burns opponent.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
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.
TM98
Rock Smash
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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Magby Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Magby can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Belch
Power: 120
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Special

User must have consumed a Berry.
Dynamic Punch
Power: 100
Acc: 50
PP: 5
Physical

Confuses opponent.
Mach Punch
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

User attacks first.
Cross Chop
Power: 100
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
Mega Punch
Power: 80
Acc: 85
PP: 20
Physical

Screech
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 40
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
Thunder Punch
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May paralyze opponent.
Flare Blitz
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage. May burn opponent.
Belly Drum
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User loses 50% of its max HP, but Attack raises to maximum.
Focus Energy
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Increases critical hit ratio.
Power Swap
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User and opponent swap Attack and Special Attack.
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