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Gyarados
Water Type
Flying Type
Atrocious Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #081

Pokemon Legends Arceus Gyarados is a Water and Flying Type Atrocious Pokémon with a Slow growth rate and a 2 Attack EV Yield. Gyarados can be found with Intimidate as an Ability; we recommend the Adamant Nature, based on 540 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Gyarados Guide using the links below.

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).

Gyarados Stats
Rank Stat Value
E
HP
95
S
Attack
125
D
Defense
79
D
Special Attack
60
C
Special Defense
100
D
Speed
81
A
Total
540
Gyarados Details
Gyarados Detail
Best Nature
Adamant
+10% Attack
-10% Special Attack
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Dragon
Water 2
Gyarados Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Intimidate
Intimidate lower's the Attack of all opponents by one stage when the ability-bearer switches in (including the start of a battle).
Hidden Ability
Moxie
Moxie increases the user's Attack one stage upon fainting an opponent.

How To Evolve Gyarados in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Magikarp requires (Level 20) to evolve into Gyarados.

Gyarados Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Magikarp
Water Type
Level 20
Gyarados
Water TypeFlying Type
Gyarados Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Magikarp
200
20
10
15
55
20
80
Stat Change
+340
+75
+115
+45
+24
+80
+1
Gyarados
540
95
125
60
79
100
81

Alpha Gyarados Locations

List of Locations you can find Alpha Gyarados in PLA.

Alpha Gyarados Map Locations in Obsidian Fieldlands
Obsidian Fieldlands Gyarados Alpha Pokemon Locations
Lv. Location Description
60Obsidian Fieldlands Lake Verity
Alpha Gyarados Map Locations in Cobalt Coastlands
Cobalt Coastlands Gyarados Alpha Pokemon Locations
Lv. Location Description
58Cobalt Coastlands Sand's Reach

Where To Find Gyarados Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

List of Locations where you can find and catch Gyarados in PLA.

Gyarados has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 62 - 64 Gyarados, within the Lake Verity location via Mass Outbreaks.

Obsidian Fieldlands Gyarados Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Magikarp
Water Type
Lv. 13 - 15
Obsidian Fieldlands
Worn Bridge
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Magikarp
Water Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Obsidian Fieldlands
Obsidian Falls
In Water
Very Common
Gyarados
Water TypeFlying Type
Lv. 16 - 56
Obsidian Fieldlands
Lake Verity
In Water
Rare
Magikarp
Water Type
Lv. 16 - 56
Obsidian Fieldlands
Lake Verity
In Water
Very Common
Gyarados
Water TypeFlying Type
Lv. 24 - 27
Obsidian Fieldlands
Obsidian Falls
Flying
Very Common
Gyarados
Water TypeFlying Type
Lv. 62 - 64
Obsidian Fieldlands
Lake Verity
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common

Pokemon LA 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.

Gyarados Type Weakness
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?

Gyarados Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Thundurus
Electric Type
Flying Type
S
Thundurus Therian
Electric Type
Flying Type
A
Electivire
Electric Type
B
Jolteon
Electric Type
B
Luxray
Electric Type

What pokemon is Gyarados Strong Against?

Gyarados Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Dialga
Steel Type
Dragon Type
S
Palkia
Water Type
Dragon Type
S
Origin Dialga
Steel Type
Dragon Type
S
Origin Palkia
Water Type
Dragon Type
S
Landorus Therian
Ground Type
Flying Type

How To Complete Gyarados Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught1241015
Number you've caught while they were in the air123
Number defeated1361225
Number of you've defeated with Electric-type moves1261225
Times you have seen it use Bite1382040
Times you have seen it use Hurricane13103070
Times you've seen it use a strong style move1382040

Best Gyarados Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Gyarados Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Gyarados Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
57
Hyper Beam
Special
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
37
Hurricane
Special
165
70 10 May confuse opponent.
47
Hydro Pump
Special
165
80 5 The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
29
Aqua Tail
Physical
135
90 10 The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.
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 Bold
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Gyarados Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Gyarados can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Legends Arceus. Level Requirements within (#) are the Level you (Master) the move at; this allows you to use the move in Agile and Strong Stance.

Gyarados Level Up Moves
Level Move Description
1
(0)
Splash
Normal Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

Doesn't do ANYTHING.
5
(14)
Twister
Dragon Type
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May cause flinching. Hits Pokémon using Fly/Bounce with double power.
9
(18)
Bite
Dark Type
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May cause flinching.
15
(25)
Focus Energy
Normal Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Increases critical hit ratio.
21
(31)
Crunch
Dark Type
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
29
(40)
Aqua Tail
Water Type
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.
37
(48)
Hurricane
Flying Type
Power:
165
Acc: 70
PP: 10
Special

May confuse opponent.
47
(59)
Hydro Pump
Water Type
Power:
165
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Special

The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
57
(71)
Hyper Beam
Normal Type
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
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Gyarados Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Gyarados can learn from the Move Shop.

Gyarados Move Shop Moves
Move Shop Description
Ice Fang
Ice Type
Power: 65
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching and/or freeze opponent.
Rock Smash
Fighting Type
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
Bulldoze
Ground Type
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
Focus Energy
Normal Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Increases critical hit ratio.
Rest
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
Iron Head
Steel Type
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
Iron Tail
Steel Type
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
Water Pulse
Water Type
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
Icy Wind
Ice Type
Power: 55
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Special

Lowers opponent's Speed.
Giga Impact
Normal Type
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
Aqua Tail
Water Type
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.
Stone Edge
Rock Type
Power: 100
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
Outrage
Dragon Type
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

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

User must recharge next turn.
Flamethrower
Fire Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
Thunderbolt
Electric Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May paralyze opponent.
Ice Beam
Ice Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May freeze opponent.
Dark Pulse
Dark Type
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May cause flinching.
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Pokemon similar to Gyarados based on Water Type
Similar Water Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Origin Palkia-Pokemon-Image
Origin Palkia
WATER-Type DRAGON-Type 680 90 100 150 100 120 120
S
Palkia-Pokemon-Image
Palkia
WATER-Type DRAGON-Type 680 90 120 150 100 120 100
S
Manaphy-Pokemon-Image
Manaphy
WATER-Type 600 100 100 100 100 100 100
A
Gyarados-Pokemon-Image
Gyarados
WATER-Type FLYING-Type 540 95 125 60 79 100 81
A
Empoleon-Pokemon-Image
Empoleon
WATER-Type STEEL-Type 530 84 86 111 88 101 60
Pokemon similar to Gyarados based on Flying Type
Similar Flying Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Landorus Therian-Pokemon-Image
Landorus Therian
GROUND-Type FLYING-Type 600 89 145 105 90 80 91
S
Shaymin Sky-Pokemon-Image
Shaymin Sky
GRASS-Type FLYING-Type 600 100 103 120 75 75 127
S
Landorus-Pokemon-Image
Landorus
GROUND-Type FLYING-Type 600 89 125 115 90 80 101
S
Enamorus-Pokemon-Image
Enamorus
FAIRY-Type FLYING-Type 580 74 115 135 70 80 106
S
Enamorus Therian-Pokemon-Image
Enamorus Therian
FAIRY-Type FLYING-Type 580 74 115 135 110 100 46
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