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Mega Gyarados (Pokémon GO)

Gyarados Pokemon GO

Mega Gyarados

#130 (Kanto)

Best moveset for Mega Gyarados

The best moves for Mega Gyarados are Waterfall and Hydro Pump when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Waterfall 16 dps
  Hydro Pump 47.3 dps

Defense

  Waterfall 16 dps
  Outrage 28.2 dps

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Pokémon type

Water
Dark
Vulnerable to…
Fighting deals 160% damage.
Bug deals 160% damage.
Grass deals 160% damage.
Electric deals 160% damage.
Fairy deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Ghost deals 63% damage.
Steel deals 63% damage.
Fire deals 63% damage.
Water deals 63% damage.
Ice deals 63% damage.
Dark deals 63% damage.
Psychic deals 39% damage.

Mega Gyarados Raid Guide

Mega Gyarados has previously been Raid Boss in Mega Raids.

Raid
Tier
Boss CP
3,227
Suggested players
2-5
Boss HP
123
Caught CP range
123
Caught CP (boosted)
12 - 32
Minimum IVs
10 / 10 / 10

Standard game images

Mega Gyarados - Male & Female

There is a very low chance that you can get a shiny Mega Gyarados, which has the following appearance:

Summary

Mega Gyarados is a Water & Dark Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Fighting, Bug, Grass, Electric and Fairy moves. Gyarados's strongest moveset is Waterfall & Hydro Pump and it has a Max CP of 4,717.

About

"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."

Best moveset for Mega Gyarados

The best moves for Mega Gyarados are Waterfall and Hydro Pump when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Waterfall 16 dps
  Hydro Pump 47.3 dps

Defense

  Waterfall 16 dps
  Outrage 28.2 dps

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All moves

Quick move Damage EPS DPS
  Bite 6 8 14.4
  Waterfall 16 6.7 16
  Dragon Breath Event 6 8 12
  Dragon Tail Elite TM 15 8.2 13.6
Main move Damage EPS DPS
  Hydro Pump 130 -30.3 47.3
  Outrage 110 -12.8 28.2
  Crunch 70 -10.3 26.3
  Twister 45 -11.8 16.1
  Dragon Pulse Elite TM 90 -13.9 25
  Aqua Tail Elite TM 50 -17.4 31.6
  Frustration Shadow 10 -16.5 5
  Return Purified 35 -47.1 50

The moves highlighted in green benefit from the Same Type Attack Bonus, and deal 20% more damage.

What counters Mega Gyarados?

Mega Gyarados is a Water/Dark type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Fighting, Bug, Grass, Electric and Fairy moves.

The 5 strongest Pokémon you can use to beat Mega Gyarados are:

  • Thundurus (Therian),
  • Zekrom,
  • Deoxys (Normal),
  • Electivire,
  • Raikou.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Thundurus (Therian)   Thunder Shock   Thunderbolt 100%
Thundurus (Therian)   Volt Switch   Thunderbolt 98%
Zekrom   Charge Beam   Wild Charge 98%
Deoxys (Normal)   Charge Beam   Thunderbolt 94%
Electivire   Thunder Shock   Wild Charge 89%
Thundurus (Therian)   Volt Switch   Thunder 89%
Thundurus (Therian)   Thunder Shock   Thunder 88%
Raikou   Volt Switch   Wild Charge 87%
Thundurus (Therian)   Volt Switch   Thunder Punch 87%
Raikou   Thunder Shock   Wild Charge 87%

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