Regular
Shiny
Gyarados
Water Type
Flying Type
Atrocious Pokémon
National Pokedex: #130

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet 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 Pokemon SV.

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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
Nature Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Dry
Liked Foods
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Dragon
Water 2
EV Yield2 Attack
Growth RateSlow
Egg Cycles5 (1,029–1,285 steps)
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 Scarlet & Violet

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

Where To Find Gyarados Locations in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

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

Pokemon SV 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
Tyranitar
Rock Type
Dark Type
B
Jolteon
Electric Type
B
Luxray
Electric Type
B
Eelektross
Electric Type
B
Ampharos
Electric Type

What pokemon is Gyarados Strong Against?

Gyarados Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Arcanine
Fire Type
A
Gyarados
Water Type
Flying Type
B
Cloyster
Water Type
Ice Type
B
Vaporeon
Water Type
B
Flareon
Fire Type

Best Gyarados Moves in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

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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Pokemon similar to Gyarados based on Water Type
Similar Water Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
A
Gyarados-Pokemon-Image
Gyarados
WATER-Type FLYING-Type 540 95 125 60 79 100 81
B
Cloyster-Pokemon-Image
Cloyster
WATER-Type ICE-Type 525 50 95 85 180 45 70
B
Vaporeon-Pokemon-Image
Vaporeon
WATER-Type 525 130 65 110 60 95 65
B
Golduck-Pokemon-Image
Golduck
WATER-Type 500 80 82 95 78 80 85
B
Clawitzer-Pokemon-Image
Clawitzer
WATER-Type 500 71 73 120 88 89 59
Pokemon similar to Gyarados based on Flying Type
Similar Flying Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Dragonite-Pokemon-Image
Dragonite
DRAGON-Type FLYING-Type 600 91 134 100 95 100 80
S
Salamence-Pokemon-Image
Salamence
DRAGON-Type FLYING-Type 600 95 135 110 80 80 100
A
Gyarados-Pokemon-Image
Gyarados
WATER-Type FLYING-Type 540 95 125 60 79 100 81
A
Noivern-Pokemon-Image
Noivern
FLYING-Type DRAGON-Type 535 85 70 97 80 80 123
B
Honchkrow-Pokemon-Image
Honchkrow
DARK-Type FLYING-Type 505 100 125 105 52 52 71
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