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Magikarp Stats

Magikarp highest IV stat is Speed (80) and the lowest being Attack (10).

Rank Value Stat
F
20
HP
F
10
Atk
F
55
Def
F
15
Sp.Atk
F
20
Sp.Def
D
80
Speed
F
200
Total

Magikarp Guide

Magikarp has a 1 Speed EV Yield, which means the best nature to have with Magikarp is a Timid nature due to the highest IV stat being Speed.

Magikarp Detail
Wild Held ItemNone
Wild Material Drops
Best Nature
Timid
+10% Speed
-10% Attack
Weak To
2x
2x
Resistance To
1/2
1/2
1/2
1/2
Catch Rate255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
EV Yield1 Speed

How To Evolve Magikarp in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Magikarp Regular Evolution requires Level 20 to evolve into Gyarados.

    Magikarp Regular Evolution
  1. #134
    Magikarp
  2. Evolves at level 20
  3. #135
    Gyarados

The Magikarp Regular Evolution biggest stat increase will be the Atk stat.

Evolutions Total HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Speed
Magikarp
200
20
10
55
15
20
80
Stat Increase
+340
+75
+115
+24
+45
+80
+1
Gyarados
540
95
125
79
60
100
81
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Where To Find Magikarp Locations in Pokemon SV

Magikarp has 1 spawn locations in pokemon scarlet and violet. You can find Gyarados appearing at level 20 - 59, within the ? location.

Magikarp Locations

Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Tera Raid Spawn
Magikarp
Lv. 20
Tera Raid Spawn
Magikarp
Lv. 35
?
Very Rare
5%
Lake (150%) Biome
Gyarados
Lv. 20 - 59

Magikarp Raid Rewards in Pokemon SV

Pokemon SV Magikarp has 2 Tera Raids. There are multiple Magikarp Tera Raids, first being a Lv.20 2-Star Raid and the second is a Lv.35 3-Star Raid.

Pokemon SV 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.

Magikarp Type Weakness Chart
Damage Taken Types
+400%
Damage From
+200%
Damage From
Grass
2x
Electric
2x
-50%
Less Damage From
Steel
1/2
Fire
1/2
Water
1/2
Ice
1/2
-75%
Less Damage From
Immune
to Damage From

What pokemon is Magikarp Weak Against?
Increased Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
A
+200%
A
+200%

What pokemon is Magikarp Resistant Against?
Reduced Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
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Best Moves for Magikarp in Scarlet and Violet

Magikarp Best Moves to use when choosing a Moveset, includes leveling moves such as Splash and TM Moves like , and .

Unlock Move Description
Lv. 15
Tackle
Normal
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
35
Physical
Effect:
A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
Egg
Curse
Ghost
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
A move that has different effects depending on whether the user is a Ghost type or not.
Egg
Endeavor
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
1
Acc:
100
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user inflicts damage by cutting down the target's HP to roughly equal the user's HP.
Lv. 25
Flail
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
1
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user flails about aimlessly to attack. The less HP the user has, the greater the move's power.
Lv. 1
Splash
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
40
Status
Effect:
The user just flops and splashes around to no effect at all...

List of Magikarp Moves in

Magikarp can learn 3 Moves from Leveling Up and 0 TM Moves. Moves like Splash which, Magikarp will learn by reaching level 1. You can also learn TM tutor moves such as , and .

Magikarp Level Up Moves

List of the 3 Moves Magikarp can learn from leveling up.

Lv Move Description
Lv.1
Splash
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
40
Status
Effect:
The user just flops and splashes around to no effect at all...
Lv.15
Tackle
Normal
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
35
Physical
Effect:
A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
Lv.25
Flail
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
1
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user flails about aimlessly to attack. The less HP the user has, the greater the move's power.