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Pokemon Sword and Shield Magikarp

Pokemon Sword and Shield Magikarp is a Water Type Fish Pokémon, which makes it weak against Grass, Electric type moves. You can find and catch Magikarp in South Lake Miloch with a 25% chance to appear during Raining weather. The Max IV Stats of Magikarp are 20 HP, 10 Attack, 15 SP Attack, 55 Defense, 20 SP Defense, and 80 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Magikarp
Regular
Shiny
Magikarp Galar Pokedex ID: 144

List of Magikarp Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

StatAmountBar Graph
Total200
HP20
Attack10
Defense55
Special Attack15
Special Defense20
Speed80

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Magikarp to have is Timid, this will increase it's Speed and decrease it's Attack stats.

Magikarp Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Swift SwimNormal
RattledHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

It is virtually worthless in terms of both power and speed. It is the most weak and pathetic Pokémon in the world.

Shield Pokedex Entry

This weak and pathetic Pokémon gets easily pushed along rivers when there are strong currents.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Magikarp Evolutions

How do i evolve Magikarp in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Magikarp evolves into Gyarados when you reach Level 20.

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Level 20
Gyarados
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd
Magikarp
200105515202080
Gyarados
54012579601009581

Magikarp Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Magikarp?

A popular spawn location you can find Magikarp is in the South Lake Miloch area with a 25% chance to spawn during Raining weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
South Lake Miloch
25%14 - 16
West Lake Axewell
5%38 - 40
West Lake Axewell
10%38 - 40
West Lake Axewell
5%38 - 40
West Lake Axewell
25%38 - 40
West Lake Axewell
60%38 - 40
West Lake Axewell
10%38 - 40
West Lake Axewell
15%38 - 40
West Lake Axewell
60%38 - 40
West Lake Axewell
60%38 - 40
Route 2 - Lake
2%38 - 40
Workout Sea
1%40 - 45
Workout Sea
1%40 - 45
Workout Sea
1%40 - 45
Workout Sea
1%40 - 45
Workout Sea
1%40 - 45
Workout Sea
1%40 - 45
Workout Sea
1%40 - 45
Workout Sea
1%40 - 45
Workout Sea
1%40 - 45
Stepping-Stone Sea
1%40 - 45
Stepping-Stone Sea
1%40 - 45
Stepping-Stone Sea
1%40 - 45
Stepping-Stone Sea
1%40 - 45
Stepping-Stone Sea
1%40 - 45
Stepping-Stone Sea
1%40 - 45
Stepping-Stone Sea
1%40 - 45
Stepping-Stone Sea
1%40 - 45
Stepping-Stone Sea
1%40 - 45
Insular Sea
1%40 - 45
Insular Sea
1%40 - 45
Insular Sea
1%40 - 45
Insular Sea
1%40 - 45
Insular Sea
1%40 - 45
Insular Sea
1%40 - 45
Insular Sea
1%40 - 45
Insular Sea
1%40 - 45
Insular Sea
1%40 - 45
Honeycalm Sea
1%40 - 45
Honeycalm Sea
1%40 - 45
Honeycalm Sea
1%40 - 45
Honeycalm Sea
1%40 - 45
Honeycalm Sea
1%40 - 45
Honeycalm Sea
1%40 - 45
Honeycalm Sea
1%40 - 45
Honeycalm Sea
1%40 - 45
Honeycalm Sea
1%40 - 45
Honeycalm Island
1%40 - 45
Honeycalm Island
1%40 - 45
Honeycalm Island
1%40 - 45
Honeycalm Island
1%40 - 45
Honeycalm Island
1%40 - 45
Honeycalm Island
1%40 - 45
Honeycalm Island
1%40 - 45
Honeycalm Island
1%40 - 45
Honeycalm Island
1%40 - 45

Non Overworld Spawns (NOT Visible - Randomly found in tall grass)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Route 2 - Lakeside
50%37 - 40
Route 2 - Lakeside
9%37 - 40
Route 2
80%4 - 6
Route 4
70%13 - 15
Route 5
70%16 - 18
Route 6
70%28 - 30
Axew's Eye
50%35 - 40
Bridge Field
30%26 - 28
East Lake Axewell
50%8 - 12
Motostoke
50%7 - 11
North Lake Miloch
58%14 - 16
Slumbering Weald - Deep
20%45 - 47
South Lake Miloch
50%11 - 13
West Lake Axewell
50%7 - 11
Fields of Honor
50%13 - 18
Soothing Wetlands
50%13 - 18
Forest of Focus
40%13 - 18
Forest of Focus - Area 2
50%13 - 18
Courageous Cavern
50%16 - 21
Loop Lagoon
50%19 - 24
Training Lowlands
50%16 - 21
Workout Sea
50%43 - 48
Stepping-Stone Sea
60%43 - 48
Insular Sea
60%43 - 48
Honeycalm Sea
60%43 - 48
Honeycalm Island
60%43 - 48
Axew's Eye
5%35 - 40
Bridge Field
5%26 - 28
Dusty Bowl
5%40 - 45
Giant's Cap
5%26 - 28
Giant's Mirror
5%26 - 28
Giant's Seat
10%30 - 35
Lake of Outrage
5%50 - 52
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Pokemon Sword and Shield Magikarp Raids

Where do i find Magikarp Raids?

You can find Magikarp raids in the following locations: Bridge Field, Dusty Bowl, East Lake Axewell, Giant's Cap, Lake of Outrage, West Lake Axewell.

You can Click/Tap the links below to view where to find Magikarp Raid Spawn Locations in Pokemon Sw and Sh.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Magikarp Weakness

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

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

What pokemon is Magikarp Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Magikarp Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP
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Pokemon SW and SH Magikarp Moves List

What moves can Magikarp learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Magikarp can learn the normal type move Flail at level 25. This Physical move The lower the user's HP, the higher the power. Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Water type +50% STAB damage.

Magikarp Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01SplashStatus40Doesn't do ANYTHING.
15TacklePhysical4010035
25FlailPhysical10015The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.

TM Moves Magikarp can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM52BouncePhysical85855Springs up on first turn, attacks on second. May paralyze opponent.

Magikarp TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR03Hydro PumpSpecial165805

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