Vital statistics
Type Water, Flying
Country Flag of Spain.svg Spain
Gender 50% Male, 50% Female
Weaknesses Electric (4x), Rock
Evolves from Magikarp
Evolves to None
First Appearance Generation I, 1996
Last Appearance None

Gyarados is a dual Water/Flying type Pokemon introduced in Generation I.

Gyarados evolves from Magikarp starting at level 20.

IndyCar, BATC, Family Feud

Gyarados represents Spain in all three of these types of events.

Pokémon Go

Gyarados represents Spain in the app Pokémon Go. Before the buff, it wasn't as useful as Victreebel, Dragonite, Lapras, or Snorlax. After the buff, Gyarados started being more of a gym defender, along with Rhydon, Snorlax, Arcanine and Dragonite. Gyarados is always useful in the Gyms because of it's CP.


  • Gyarados is capable of Mega Evolution.
  • Despite being a Water/Dark, Gyarados' Mega has the same type combination as Greninja.
  • Gyarados' ending is Spanish, the same as Zapdos; in which Gyarados is 4x weak to.
  • Gyarados has a shiny form introduced in Shuffle in late June 2016.