Competitive Information for Magikarp [Gold/Silver]

Competitive Pokemon Gold/Silver Movesets and Strategies for Magikarp magikarp
Base Stats for Magikarp

Water


Evolutions / Family:
Magikarp
Gyarados

Weakness Chart for Water-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
Grass
  
  
  
2x
  
0.5x
  
  
2x
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
  
0.5x
  
  
  
  
0.5x
0.5x
  
¼x
½x
2x
4x


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Magikarp? These builds have been optimized for Pokemon competing in Gold/Silver Single Battles. The movesets and EVs have been specifically calibrated to deal the most amount of damage to the largest group of potentially common opponents and typing threats for the Gold/Silver generation metagame.


Magikarp is a stupendous Water-typed Pokemon. Magikarp is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Magikarp's only type-related weaknesses are Electric and Grass.





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We don't have any Gold/Silver movesets for Magikarp yet... perhaps try it's evolutions?


Gyarados


Movepool


Wondering what moves can Magikarp learn? Here is the list of moves this Pokemon can learn in this selected generation.
Sort and organize the learnset by move type, category, accuracy, and power. Bolded moves will gain the same-type attack bonus (STAB) if this Pokemon uses them.


Cat
Type
Movename
Damage
Accuracy
PP
Effect
Bubble
20
100%
30
10% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Dragon Rage
--
100%
10
Deals 40 HP of damage to the target.
Flail
--
100%
15
More power the less HP the user has left.
Reversal
--
100%
15
More power the less HP the user has left.
Tackle
35
95%
35
No additional effect.
Splash
--
--
40
No competitive use.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Magikarp can perform in Gold/Silver. Not every combo going to be game-changing, but some can be pretty fun to play with. Sometimes these can be easily overlooked or forgotten, hence why we find and list them here. Discover what items, abilities, and moves this Pokemon can use in combination with each other to gain a strategic advantage in competitive battles.


Competitive GS Move and Ability Combos for Magikarp

Create a build


Have an idea in mind for Magikarp that you'd like to test? Customize the IVs, EVs and their Gold/Silver moveset. This area allows you to examine the typing coverages of selected moves and stat variances.



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This feature is currently in the final stages of development.