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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Magikarp

Magikarp
Fish Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Magikarp is a Water Type Fish Pokémon, with a 33.3% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Magikarp can be found with Swift Swim as an Ability and has a Slow growth rate with a 1 Speed EV Yield. We recommend the Timid Nature, based on 200 combined Base Stats.

Magikarp Stats and Abilities

Based on Magikarp Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Magikarp Highest IV Stat is Speed 80 and the Lowest being Attack 10.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP20150244
F
Attack1022130
F
Defense55103229
F
Special Attack1531141
F
Special Defense2040152
D
Speed80148284
F
Total200
Magikarp Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Timid
+10% Speed
-10% Attack
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sweet
Dislikes: Spicy
EV Yield1 Speed
Growth RateSlow
Catch Rate255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsDragon, Water 2
Egg Cycles5 (1,029–1,285 steps)
Abilities Description
Swift Swim
Ability 1
Swift Swim doubles the ability-bearer's Speed during rain.
Rattled
Hidden Ability
When a Pokémon with Rattled is hit by a Bug, Ghost or Dark type move, its Speed is raised one stage (up to the usual maximum of +6 stages).

How To Evolve Magikarp in BDSP

Magikarp requires (Level 20) to evolve into Gyarados.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Magikarp
Level 20
Gyarados

Where To Find Magikarp in BDSP

Finneon for Magikarp "Foppa" (Lum Berry)

Location: Route 226 on a small Island in a house.

  1. If you do not already have a Finneon, Canalave City is an easy place to find one.
  2. Go to Route 226.
  3. Surf in the water towards the small island in the center and go in the house.
  4. Talk to the man named 'Meister' in the house. he will want to trade your Finneon for his Magikarp. Magikarp will be holding a Lum Berry when traded to you. This Magikarp is a German Magikarp, which will give you the German Pokedex entry.

Magikarp 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%
= Morning Time
= Day Time
= Night Time
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 Magikarp Weakness

Magikarp is a Water Type pokemon. This will cause Magikarp to take More Damage from Grass, Electric Type Moves, and Less Damage from Steel, Fire, Water, Ice Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Grass
Electric
0.5x
Less Damage
Steel
Fire
Water
Ice
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Magikarp Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Celebi
S
Zapdos
S
Raikou
A
Electivire
A
Tangrowth

What pokemon is Magikarp Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Ho-Oh
S
Dialga
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Metagross
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Best Moves Magikarp in BDSP

Best Moveset for Magikarp Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
15
Tackle
Physical
40
100 35 A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
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
.

Magikarp Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Splash
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

Doesn't do ANYTHING.
15
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.
25
Flail
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
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