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Magcargo Magcargo #219 - Lava Pokemon

Magcargo
Hear Magcargo's Cry
types FireRock
gender 50.0% Male50.0% Female
height 3'7" 0.8 m
weight 121.3 lb. 55.0 kg
generation
National: #219 | Johto: #212 | Hoenn: #104

Family Family

General218
#218 - Slugma
Level219
#219 - Magcargo
Lv. 38

Breeding

Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Indeterminate 5,100

219 Locations

Where to catch Magcargo in Pokemon Diamond and Pearl

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Stark Mountain (Entrance)55-56Walking in tall grass or a cave30%
Stark Mountain (Inside)57-58Walking in tall grass or a cave30%

Where to catch Magcargo in Pokemon Platinum

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Stark Mountain (Entrance)54Walking in tall grass or a cave20%
Stark Mountain (Inside)53-55Walking in tall grass or a cave40%

Moves Moves

Abilities

Magma ArmorPrevents freezing.
Flame BodyHas a 30% chance of burning attacking Pokemon on contact.

Level-up Moves

Lv.MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
1EmberFireSpecial4025100%Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
1Rock ThrowRockPhysical501590%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
1SmogPoisonSpecial202070%Has a 40% chance to poison the target.
1YawnNormalNone--10--Target sleeps at the end of the next turn.
8EmberFireSpecial4025100%Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
11Rock ThrowRockPhysical501590%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
16HardenNormalNone--30--Raises the user's Defense by one stage.
23RecoverNormalNone--10--Heals the user by half its max HP.
26AncientpowerRockSpecial605100%Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.
31AmnesiaPsychicNone--20--Raises the user's Special Defense by two stages.
40Lava PlumeFireSpecial8015100%Has a 30% chance to burn the target.
45Rock SlideRockPhysical751090%Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
52Body SlamNormalPhysical8515100%Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
61FlamethrowerFireSpecial9515100%Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
66Earth PowerGroundSpecial9010100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

TMs/HMs

#MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM10Hidden PowerNormalSpecial115100%Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.
TM11Sunny DayFireNone--5--Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.
TM15Hyper BeamNormalSpecial150590%User foregoes its next turn to recharge.
TM16Light ScreenPsychicNone--30--Reduces damage from special attacks by 50% for five turns..
TM17ProtectNormalNone--10--Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.
TM21FrustrationNormalPhysical120100%Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.
TM22SolarbeamGrassSpecial12010100%Requires a turn to charge before attacking.
TM26EarthquakeGroundPhysical10010100%Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.
TM27ReturnNormalPhysical120100%Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM33ReflectPsychicNone--20--Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.
TM35FlamethrowerFireSpecial9515100%Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
TM37SandstormRockNone--10--Changes the weather to a sandstorm for five turns.
TM38Fire BlastFireSpecial120585%Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
TM39Rock TombRockPhysical501080%Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
TM42FacadeNormalPhysical7020100%Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM43Secret PowerNormalPhysical7020100%Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.
TM44RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM45AttractNormalNone--15100%Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.
TM50OverheatFireSpecial140590%Lowers the user's Special Attack by two stages after inflicting damage.
TM58EndureNormalNone--10--Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.
TM61Will-o-wispFireNone--1575%Burns the target.
TM64ExplosionNormalPhysical2505100%User faints.
TM68Giga ImpactNormalPhysical150590%User foregoes its next turn to recharge.
TM69Rock PolishRockNone--20--Raises the user's Speed by two stages.
TM71Stone EdgeRockPhysical100580%Has an increased chance for a critical hit.
TM74Gyro BallSteelPhysical15100%Power raises when the user has lower Speed, up to a maximum of 150.
TM76Stealth RockRockNone--20--Causes damage when opposing Pokemon switch in.
TM78CaptivateNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.
TM80Rock SlideRockPhysical751090%Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
TM82Sleep TalkNormalNone--10--Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.
TM83Natural GiftNormalPhysical115100%Power and type depend on the held berry.
TM87SwaggerNormalNone--1590%Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.
TM90SubstituteNormalNone--10--Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.
HM4StrengthNormalPhysical8015100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
HM6Rock SmashFightingPhysical4015100%Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

Egg Moves

MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
SmokescreenNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.
Acid ArmorPoisonNone--40--Raises the user's Defense by two stages.
CurseGhostNone--10--Ghosts pay half their max HP to hurt the target every turn. Others decrease Speed but raise Attack and Defense.
StockpileNormalNone--20--Stores energy up to three times for use with Spit Up and Swallow.
Spit UpNormalSpecial110100%Power is 100 times the amount of energy Stockpiled.
SwallowNormalNone--10--Recovers 1/4 HP after one Stockpile, 1/2 HP after two Stockpiles, or full HP after three Stockpiles.
Heat WaveFireSpecial1001090%Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
MementoDarkNone--10100%Lowers the target's Attack and Special Attack by two stages. User faints.

Stats Stats

at level 100 Base Hindering (90%) Neutral (100%) Beneficial (110%)
HP50
Statbar
210 - 304210 - 304210 - 304
Attack50
Statbar
94 - 179105 - 199115 - 218
Defense120
Statbar
220 - 305245 - 339269 - 372
Sp. Attack80
Statbar
148 - 233165 - 259181 - 284
Sp. Defense80
Statbar
148 - 233165 - 259181 - 284
Speed30
Statbar
58 - 14365 - 15971 - 174
TOTAL 410
Statbar

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
154 1,000,000 75 70 Defense: 2 points

Images Images

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Pearl
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HeartGoldMagcargoMagcargoMagcargoMagcargo
SoulSilver
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Sapphire
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Silver
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Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2Its body temperature is roughly 18,000 degrees F. Flames spout from gaps in its hardened shell.
White 2
Black
White
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGoldThe shell on its back is just skin that has cooled and hardened. It breaks easily with a slight touch.
SoulSilverIts brittle shell occasionally spouts intense flames that circulate throughout its body.
RubyMAGCARGO's shell is actually its skin that hardened as a result of cooling. Its shell is very brittle and fragile - just touching it causes it to crumble apart. This POKeMON returns to its original size by dipping itself in magma.
Sapphire
Emerald
FireRedIts brittle shell occasionally spouts intense flames that circulate throughout its body.
LeafGreenThe shell on its back is just skin that has cooled and hardened. It breaks easily with a slight touch.
GoldThe shell on its back is just skin that has cooled and hardened. It breaks easily with a slight touch.
SilverIts brittle shell occasionally spouts intense flames that circulate throughout its body.
CrystalIts body is as hot as lava and is always billowing. Flames will occasionally burst from its shell.

Other Other

Name Etymology Magma + escargot (snail)
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