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|border = {{Water}}
 
 
|name = Gyarados
 
|name = Gyarados
|jname = (ギャラドス ''Gyaradosu'')
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|jname = ギャラドス Gyaradosu
 
|image = Gyarados.png
 
|image = Gyarados.png
 
|ndex = 130
 
|ndex = 130
|evofrom = [[Magikarp]]
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|evofrom = Magikarp
|pronun = <math>GARE-ih-dose</math>
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|evointo = Mega Gyarados
|hp = 95
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|dexkanto = 130
|atk = 125
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|dexjohto = 077
|def = 79
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|dexhoenn = 130
|satk = 60
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|dexsinnoh = 024
|sdef = 100
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|dexcekalos= 050
|spd = 81
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|gen = Generation I
|total = 540
 
 
|species = Atrocious Pokémon
 
|species = Atrocious Pokémon
|type = {{type|Water}}, {{Type|Flying}}
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|egg1 = Water 2
|height = <span class="explain" title="6.5 m">21'04"</span>
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|egg2 = Dragon
|weight = <span class="explain" title="235.0kg">518.1 lbs</span>
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|body = 02
|ability = [[Intimidate]]<br>[[Moxie]] (Dream World)
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|type = Water
|color = <span style="color:blue;">'''Blue'''</span>
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|type2 = Flying
|gender = <span class="female">50% ♀</span>/<span class="male">50% ♂</span>
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|metheight = 6.5 m
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|imheight = 21'04"
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|metweight = 235.0kg
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|imweight = 518.1 lbs
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|ability = [[Intimidate]]
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|dw = Moxie
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|color = Blue
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|male = 50
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|evo = [[File:129.gif|link=Magikarp]][[File:130.gif|link=]][[File:130M.png|link=]]
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Mega Gyarados=
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|name = Mega Gyarados
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|jname = メガギャラドス Mega Gyaradosu
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|image = Mega Gyarados.png
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|egg1 = Water 2
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|egg2 = Dragon
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|body = 02
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|type = Water
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|type2 = Dark
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|metheight = 6.5 m
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|imheight = 21'04"
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|metweight = 305.0kg
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|imweight = 672.4 lbs
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|ability = [[Mold Breaker]]
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|color = Blue
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|male = 50
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|evo = [[File:130.gif|link=]]
 
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'''Gyarados''' (Japanese: '''ギャラドス''' ''Gyaradosu'') is a {{Type|Water}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]]. A Shiny Gyarados appeared in the episode ''"Talkin` bout an Evolution"''. Shiny Gyarados are red and are the most well known [[Shiny Pokémon]].
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'''Gyarados''' (Japanese: '''ギャラドス''' ''Gyaradosu'') is a {{Type|Water}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
   
 
==Biology==
 
==Biology==
===Appearance===
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===Physiology===
 
It is serpentine in shape and is covered in blue and yellow scales. It has white fins on top of its body and it has a tan underbelly. It has fins on the side of its face and a large blue crest on its forehead. Like Magikarp, it has "whiskers."
 
It is serpentine in shape and is covered in blue and yellow scales. It has white fins on top of its body and it has a tan underbelly. It has fins on the side of its face and a large blue crest on its forehead. Like Magikarp, it has "whiskers."
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===Behavior===
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Gyarados is known as The Atrocious Pokémon. They are to be extremely violent, destroying anything when in a [[Outrage|rampage]]. It is all so one of the only Pokémon that can have a red form.
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===Special abilities===
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Gyarados have the ability [[Intimidate]], which decreases the opponent's Attack by one level when Gyarados is sent out into the battle.
   
 
===Gender differences===
 
===Gender differences===
 
The females have light whiskers.
 
The females have light whiskers.
 
===Behavior===
 
Gyarados is known as The Atrocious Pokémon. They are to be extremely violent, destroying anything when in a [[Outrage|rampage]].
 
   
 
==Evolution==
 
==Evolution==
 
'''Gyarados''' is the [[Evolution|evolved]] form of [[Magikarp]] as of level 20.
 
'''Gyarados''' is the [[Evolution|evolved]] form of [[Magikarp]] as of level 20.
 
==Special abilities==
 
Gyarados have the ability [[Intimidate]], which decreases the opponent's Attack by one level when Gyarados is sent out into the battle.
 
 
==In the anime==
 
[[File:Shiny-gyarados.png|thumb|A shiny Gyarados]]
 
[[James]]'s [[Magikarp]], which he bought from a dealer, evolves into a Gyarados, which called forth four wild Gyarados to use [[Dragon Rage]] and send Ash and co flying.
 
 
A Red Gyarados is found in the [[Lake of Rage]], north of [[Mahogany Town]], in [[Johto]]. It is owned by the [[Elite Four]], [[Lance]].
 
 
[[Lance]] once use the [[Red Gyarados]] to save [[Brock]], [[May (anime)|May]] and [[Max]] from drowning while he is disguising as a [[Team Magma]] grunt.
 
 
[[Misty (anime)|Misty]] owns a [[Misty's Gyarados|Gyarados]].
 
   
 
==Game info==
 
==Game info==
 
===Game locations===
 
===Game locations===
{{Game Locations|
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{{Game Locations
backcolor={{Water}}|
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|backcolor={{Water}}
pokemon=Gyarados|
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|border={{Flying}}
redblue=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Magikarp]]|
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|redblue=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Magikarp]]
rbrarity=None|
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|rbrarity=None
yellow=Fishing in [[Fuchsia City]] ([[Super Rod]])|
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|yellow=Fishing in [[Fuchsia City]] ([[Super Rod]])
yrarity=Rare|
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|yrarity=Rare
goldsilver=Fishing at the [[Lake of Rage]], [[Fuchsia City]] (Super Rod)<br>[[Red Gyarados]] ([[Lake of Rage]])|
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|goldsilver=Fishing at the [[Lake of Rage]], [[Fuchsia City]] (Super Rod)<br>[[Red Gyarados]] ([[Lake of Rage]])
gsrarity=Uncommon<br>One|
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|gsrarity=Uncommon<br>One
crystal=Fishing at the [[Lake of Rage]], [[Fuchsia City]] (Super Rod)<br>Shiny Gyarados ([[Lake of Rage]])|
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|crystal=Fishing at the [[Lake of Rage]], [[Fuchsia City]] (Super Rod)<br>Shiny Gyarados ([[Lake of Rage]])
crarity=Uncommon<br><br>One|
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|crarity=Uncommon<br><br>One
rubysapphire=Fishing in [[Sootopolis City]] ([[Super Rod]])|
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|rubysapphire=Fishing in [[Sootopolis City]] ([[Super Rod]])
rsrarity=Common|
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|rsrarity=Common
emerald=Fishing in [[Sootopolis City]] ([[Super Rod]])|
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|emerald=Fishing in [[Sootopolis City]] ([[Super Rod]])
erarity=Rare|
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|erarity=Rare
fireredleafgreen=Fishing ([[Super Rod]])|
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|fireredleafgreen=Fishing ([[Super Rod]])
frlgrarity=Rare|
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|frlgrarity=Rare
diamondpearl=Fishing ([[Super Rod]])|
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|diamondpearl=Fishing ([[Super Rod]])
dprarity=Common|
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|dprarity=Common
platinum=Fishing ([[Super Rod]])|
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|platinum=Fishing ([[Super Rod]])
ptrarity=Common|
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|ptrarity=Common
heartgoldsoulsilver=Fishing at the [[Lake of Rage]], [[Fuchsia City]], [[Mt. Silver]], [[Seafoam Islands]] ([[Super Rod]])<br>Shiny Gyarados ([[Lake of Rage]])|
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|heartgoldsoulsilver=Fishing at the [[Lake of Rage]], [[Fuchsia City]], [[Mt. Silver]], [[Seafoam Islands]] ([[Super Rod]])<br>Shiny Gyarados ([[Lake of Rage]])
hgssrarity=Uncommon<br>One|
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|hgssrarity=Uncommon<br>One
blackwhite=Evolve [[Magikarp]]|
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|blackwhite=Evolve [[Magikarp]]
bwrarity=None|
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|bwrarity=None
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|xy=Fishing at [[Kalos Route 3|Route 3]], [[Kalos Route 22|Route 22]], [[Parfum Palace]] ([[Super Rod]])
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|xyrarity=Common
 
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====Side game locations====
 
====Side game locations====
{{Side Game Locations|
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{{Side Game Locations
backcolor={{Water}}|
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|backcolor={{Water}}
Pokemon=Gyarados|
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|Pokemon=Gyarados
Snap=Valley|
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|Snap=Valley
RS Pinball=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Magikarp]]|
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|RS Pinball=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Magikarp]]
Trozei=Phobos Submarine<br>Trozei Battle<br>Mr. Who's Den|
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|Trozei=Phobos Submarine<br>Trozei Battle<br>Mr. Who's Den
PMD1=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Magikarp]]|
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|PMD1=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Magikarp]]
PMD2=[[Zero Isle South]] (B41F-B48F)|
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|PMD2=[[Zero Isle South]] (B41F-B48F)
Ranger1=[[Olive Jungle]] (during mission)|
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|Ranger1=[[Olive Jungle]] (during mission)
 
}}
 
}}
   
 
===Pokédex entries===
 
===Pokédex entries===
{{GenIPokédex|
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{{Pokédexentries
backcolor={{Water}}| txtcolor=|
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|backcolor={{Water}}
redblue=Rarely seen in the wild. Huge and vicious, it is capable of destroying entire cities in a [[Dragon Rage|rage]].|
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|border={{Flying}}
yellow=Brutally vicious and enormously destructive. Known for totally destroying cities in ancient times.|
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|gen=I
gold=They say that during past wars, Gyarados would appear and leave blazing ruins in its wake.|
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|redblue=Rarely seen in the wild. Huge and vicious, it is capable of destroying entire cities in a [[Dragon Rage|rage]].
silver=Once it appears, it goes on a rampage. It remains enraged until it demolishes everything around it.|
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|yellow=Brutally vicious and enormously destructive. Known for totally destroying cities in ancient times.
crystal=It appears whenever there is world conflict, burning down any place it travels through.|
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|gold=They say that during past wars, Gyarados would appear and leave blazing ruins in its wake.
ruby=When [[Magikarp]] evolves into Gyarados, its brain cells undergo a structural transformation. It is said that this transformation is to blame for this Pokémon's wildly violent nature.|
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|silver=Once it appears, it goes on a rampage. It remains enraged until it demolishes everything around it.
sapphire=Once Gyarados goes on a rampage, its ferociously violent blood doesn't calm until it has burned everything down. There are records of this Pokémon's rampages lasting a whole month.|
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|crystal=It appears whenever there is world conflict, burning down any place it travels through.
emerald=It is an extremely vicious and violent Pokémon. When humans begin to fight, it will appear and burn everything to the ground with intensely hot flames.|
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|ruby=When [[Magikarp]] evolves into Gyarados, its brain cells undergo a structural transformation. It is said that this transformation is to blame for this Pokémon's wildly violent nature.
firered=It has an extremely aggressive nature. The [[Hyper Beam]] it shoots from its mouth totally incinerates all targets.|
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|sapphire=Once Gyarados goes on a rampage, its ferociously violent blood doesn't calm until it has burned everything down. There are records of this Pokémon's rampages lasting a whole month.
leafgreen=Rarely seen in the wild. Huge and vicious, it is capable of destroying entire cities in a rage.|
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|emerald=It is an extremely vicious and violent Pokémon. When humans begin to fight, it will appear and burn everything to the ground with intensely hot flames.
diamond=Once it appears, its rage never settles until it has razed the fields and mountains around it.|
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|firered=It has an extremely aggressive nature. The [[Hyper Beam]] it shoots from its mouth totally incinerates all targets.
pearl=In ancient literature, there is a record of a Gyarados that razed a village when violence flared.|
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|leafgreen=Rarely seen in the wild. Huge and vicious, it is capable of destroying entire cities in a rage.
platinum=Once it begins to rampage, a Gyarados will burn everything down, even in a harsh storm.|
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|diamond=Once it appears, its rage never settles until it has razed the fields and mountains around it.
heartgold=They say that during past wars, Gyarados would appear and leave blazing ruins in its wake.|
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|pearl=In ancient literature, there is a record of a Gyarados that razed a village when violence flared.
soulsilver=Once it appears, it goes on a rampage. It remains enraged until it demolishes everything around it.|
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|platinum=Once it begins to rampage, a Gyarados will burn everything down, even in a harsh storm.
black=Once it begins to rampage, a Gyarados will burn everything down, even in a harsh storm.|
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|heartgold=They say that during past wars, Gyarados would appear and leave blazing ruins in its wake.
white=Once it begins to rampage, a Gyarados will burn everything down, even in a harsh storm.|
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|soulsilver=Once it appears, it goes on a rampage. It remains enraged until it demolishes everything around it.
black 2=Once it begins to rampage, a Gyarados will burn everything down, even in a harsh storm.|
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|black=Once it begins to rampage, a Gyarados will burn everything down, even in a harsh storm.
white 2=Once it begins to rampage, a Gyarados will burn everything down, even in a harsh storm.|
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|white=Once it begins to rampage, a Gyarados will burn everything down, even in a harsh storm.
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|black 2=Once it begins to rampage, a Gyarados will burn everything down, even in a harsh storm.
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|white 2=Once it begins to rampage, a Gyarados will burn everything down, even in a harsh storm.
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|y=Rarely seen in the wild. Huge and vicious, it is capable of destroying entire cities in a rage.
 
}}
 
}}
   
==Origins==
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==Appearances==
Gyarados appears to based off a sea dragon or a sea serpent from china.
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===In the anime===
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{{main|Misty's Gyarados}}
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[[File:Shiny-gyarados.png|thumb|A Shiny Gyarados]]
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[[James]]'s [[Magikarp]], which he bought from a dealer, evolves into a Gyarados, which called forth four wild Gyarados to use [[Dragon Rage]] and send Ash and co flying.
   
==Gallery==
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A Red Gyarados is found in the [[Lake of Rage]], north of [[Mahogany Town]], in [[Johto]]. It is owned by the [[Elite Four]], [[Lance]].
<gallery>
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[[Lance]] once use the [[Red Gyarados]] to save [[Brock]], [[May (anime)|May]] and [[Max]] from drowning while he is disguising as a [[Team Magma]] grunt.
gyrados s.png|A Red Gyarados
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[[Misty (anime)|Misty]] owns a [[Misty's Gyarados|Gyarados]].
</gallery>
 
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*Despite its dragon-like appearance, it isn't {{Type|Dragon}}-type, yet it learns Dragon Type moves such as [[Dragon Rage]] and [[Dragonbreath]] and is used by many Dragon Trainers such as [[Lance]] and [[Clair]].
 
*Despite its dragon-like appearance, it isn't {{Type|Dragon}}-type, yet it learns Dragon Type moves such as [[Dragon Rage]] and [[Dragonbreath]] and is used by many Dragon Trainers such as [[Lance]] and [[Clair]].
*Despite it being a {{Type|Flying}}-type, it can only know one Flying-type move, [[Bounce]].
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*Despite it being a {{Type|Flying}}-type, it can only know one Flying-type move, [[Bounce]], and this is only because it's pre-evolution, [[Magikarp]] can learn it in Generation IV only.
*Despite it being seen flying in the anime, it cannot learn the move, [[Fly]],and this is only because it's pre-evolution,[[Magikarp]] can learn it in Generation IV only.
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*Despite it being seen flying in the anime, it cannot learn the move, [[Fly]].
 
*Gyarados may be based on the mythological creature, the Kraken, since it's original name was going to be Skullkraken.
 
*Gyarados may be based on the mythological creature, the Kraken, since it's original name was going to be Skullkraken.
*In [[Generation II]] and [[Generation/Fourth|IV]], Gyarados is the only 100%-certain shiny encounter and the first of only two shiny Pokémon to be integrated into a game's plot (the second was [[Celebi]] in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time and Explorers of Darkness)
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*In [[Generation II]] and [[Generation/Fourth|IV]], Gyarados is the only 100%-certain shiny encounter and the first of only two shiny Pokémon to be integrated into a game's plot (the second was [[Celebi]] in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time and Explorers of Darkness). Due to it being a guaranteed Shiny some fans consider the red Gyarados in Gold, Silver, Crystal, HeartGold and SoulSilver not to be a "True Shiny".
*Gyarados being evolved from Magikarp, which is a useless and weak pokemon, is a reference to a common belief in Asian countries that a carp will transform into dragon after it passes through hard ordeals
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*Gyarados, being evolved from Magikarp, which is a useless and weak Pokémon, is a reference to a common belief in Asian countries that a carp will transform into dragon after it passes through hard ordeals.
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*This was the first ever [[Shiny Pokémon]] ever seen.
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*This pokemon may be based off of [http://megaman.wikia.com/wiki/Utuboros Utuboros] from the megaman games.
   
{{References|gyarados|130}}
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===Origins===
{{Family|[[File:129.gif|link=Magikarp]][[File:130.gif|link=Gyarados]]}}
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Gyarados appears to based off a sea dragon or a sea serpent from China.
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==Gallery==
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gyrados s.png|A Red Gyarados
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Latest revision as of 21:21, April 8, 2014

Type
Water  Flying
Species Atrocious Pokémon
Abilities Intimidate
Moxie (DW)
Pokédex
Magikarp ← 130 → Lapras
Kanto 130 Johto 077
Hoenn 130 Sinnoh 024
Unova N/A Central Kalos 050
Evolves From Magikarp
Evolves Into Mega Gyarados
Gyarados
130
ギャラドス Gyaradosu
Gyarados
Generation I
Evolutionary Line
129130130M
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
518.1 lbs 235.0kg 21'04" 6.5 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Blue Water 2
Dragon
Body Style Footprint
Body02
F130
Cry

Type
Water  Dark
Species Atrocious Pokémon
Abilities Mold Breaker
Pokédex
Magikarp ← 130M → Lapras
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Central Kalos 050
Evolves From Gyarados
Evolves Into None
Mega Gyarados
130M
メガギャラドス Mega Gyaradosu
Mega Gyarados
Generation I
Evolutionary Line
130
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
672.4 lbs 305.0kg 21'04" 6.5 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Blue Water 2
Dragon
Body Style Footprint
Body02
Cry

Gyarados (Japanese: ギャラドス Gyaradosu) is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

It is serpentine in shape and is covered in blue and yellow scales. It has white fins on top of its body and it has a tan underbelly. It has fins on the side of its face and a large blue crest on its forehead. Like Magikarp, it has "whiskers."

BehaviorEdit

Gyarados is known as The Atrocious Pokémon. They are to be extremely violent, destroying anything when in a rampage. It is all so one of the only Pokémon that can have a red form.

Special abilitiesEdit

Gyarados have the ability Intimidate, which decreases the opponent's Attack by one level when Gyarados is sent out into the battle.

Gender differencesEdit

The females have light whiskers.

EvolutionEdit

Gyarados is the evolved form of Magikarp as of level 20.

Game infoEdit

Game locationsEdit

Gyarados Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Evolve Magikarp None
Yellow Fishing in Fuchsia City (Super Rod) Rare
Gold/Silver Fishing at the Lake of Rage, Fuchsia City (Super Rod)
Red Gyarados (Lake of Rage)
Uncommon
One
Crystal Fishing at the Lake of Rage, Fuchsia City (Super Rod)
Shiny Gyarados (Lake of Rage)
Uncommon

One
Ruby/ Sapphire Fishing in Sootopolis City (Super Rod) Common
Emerald Fishing in Sootopolis City (Super Rod) Rare
FireRed/ LeafGreen Fishing (Super Rod) Rare
Diamond/ Pearl Fishing (Super Rod) Common
Platinum Fishing (Super Rod) Common
HeartGold/SoulSilver Fishing at the Lake of Rage, Fuchsia City, Mt. Silver, Seafoam Islands (Super Rod)
Shiny Gyarados (Lake of Rage)
Uncommon
One
Black/White Evolve Magikarp None
X/Y Fishing at Route 3, Route 22, Parfum Palace (Super Rod) Common


Side game locationsEdit

Gyarados Locations
Game(s) Location
Pokémon Snap Valley
Pokémon Trozei! Phobos Submarine
Trozei Battle
Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Evolve Magikarp
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Zero Isle South (B41F-B48F)
Pokémon Ranger Olive Jungle (during mission)


Pokédex entriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
Rarely seen in the wild. Huge and vicious, it is capable of destroying entire cities in a rage.
Yellow
Brutally vicious and enormously destructive. Known for totally destroying cities in ancient times.
Gold
They say that during past wars, Gyarados would appear and leave blazing ruins in its wake.
Silver
Once it appears, it goes on a rampage. It remains enraged until it demolishes everything around it.
Crystal
It appears whenever there is world conflict, burning down any place it travels through.
Ruby
When Magikarp evolves into Gyarados, its brain cells undergo a structural transformation. It is said that this transformation is to blame for this Pokémon's wildly violent nature.
Sapphire
Once Gyarados goes on a rampage, its ferociously violent blood doesn't calm until it has burned everything down. There are records of this Pokémon's rampages lasting a whole month.
Emerald
It is an extremely vicious and violent Pokémon. When humans begin to fight, it will appear and burn everything to the ground with intensely hot flames.
FireRed
It has an extremely aggressive nature. The Hyper Beam it shoots from its mouth totally incinerates all targets.
LeafGreen
Rarely seen in the wild. Huge and vicious, it is capable of destroying entire cities in a rage.
Diamond
Once it appears, its rage never settles until it has razed the fields and mountains around it.
Pearl
In ancient literature, there is a record of a Gyarados that razed a village when violence flared.
Platinum
Once it begins to rampage, a Gyarados will burn everything down, even in a harsh storm.
HeartGold
They say that during past wars, Gyarados would appear and leave blazing ruins in its wake.
SoulSilver
Once it appears, it goes on a rampage. It remains enraged until it demolishes everything around it.
Black
Once it begins to rampage, a Gyarados will burn everything down, even in a harsh storm.
White
Once it begins to rampage, a Gyarados will burn everything down, even in a harsh storm.
Black 2
Once it begins to rampage, a Gyarados will burn everything down, even in a harsh storm.
White 2
Once it begins to rampage, a Gyarados will burn everything down, even in a harsh storm.
X
Y
Rarely seen in the wild. Huge and vicious, it is capable of destroying entire cities in a rage.

AppearancesEdit

In the animeEdit

Main article: Misty's Gyarados
Shiny-gyarados
A Shiny Gyarados
MulbeniAdded by Mulbeni

James's Magikarp, which he bought from a dealer, evolves into a Gyarados, which called forth four wild Gyarados to use Dragon Rage and send Ash and co flying.

A Red Gyarados is found in the Lake of Rage, north of Mahogany Town, in Johto. It is owned by the Elite Four, Lance. Lance once use the Red Gyarados to save Brock, May and Max from drowning while he is disguising as a Team Magma grunt. Misty owns a Gyarados.

TriviaEdit

  • Despite its dragon-like appearance, it isn't Dragon-type, yet it learns Dragon Type moves such as Dragon Rage and Dragonbreath and is used by many Dragon Trainers such as Lance and Clair.
  • Despite it being a Flying-type, it can only know one Flying-type move, Bounce, and this is only because it's pre-evolution, Magikarp can learn it in Generation IV only.
  • Despite it being seen flying in the anime, it cannot learn the move, Fly.
  • Gyarados may be based on the mythological creature, the Kraken, since it's original name was going to be Skullkraken.
  • In Generation II and IV, Gyarados is the only 100%-certain shiny encounter and the first of only two shiny Pokémon to be integrated into a game's plot (the second was Celebi in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time and Explorers of Darkness). Due to it being a guaranteed Shiny some fans consider the red Gyarados in Gold, Silver, Crystal, HeartGold and SoulSilver not to be a "True Shiny".
  • Gyarados, being evolved from Magikarp, which is a useless and weak Pokémon, is a reference to a common belief in Asian countries that a carp will transform into dragon after it passes through hard ordeals.
  • This was the first ever Shiny Pokémon ever seen.
  • This pokemon may be based off of Utuboros from the megaman games.

OriginsEdit

Gyarados appears to based off a sea dragon or a sea serpent from China.

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