Dark Gyarados (Team Rocket 8)

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Dark Gyarados LV.31
わるいギャラドス Bad Gyarados
Illus. Kagemaru Himeno
Evolution stage
Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Magikarp
Card name Dark Gyarados
Type Water
Hit Points 70
retreat cost
English expansion Team Rocket
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 8/82
Japanese expansion Rocket Gang
Japanese rarity Rare Holo
Expansion Team Rocket
Rarity Rare
English card no. 25/82
Card GB 2 set We Are Team Rocket
Card GB 2 ID G17
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Gyarados.

Dark Gyarados (Japanese: わるいギャラドス Bad Gyarados) is a Water-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It is part of the Team Rocket expansion.

Card text

Pokémon Power:
Final Beam
When Dark Gyarados is Knocked Out by an attack, flip a coin. If heads, this power does 20 damage for each Water Energy attached to Dark Gyarados to the Pokémon that Knocked Out Dark Gyarados. Apply Weakness and Resistance. This power doesn't work if Dark Gyarados is Asleep, Confused, or Paralyzed.
WaterWaterWater Ice Beam
Flip a coin. If heads, the Defending Pokémon is now Paralyzed.

Pokédex data

Gyarados - Atrocious Pokémon
No. Height Weight
130 21'4" (6.5 m) 518 lbs. (235 kg)
Pokédex entry
Normally found only in the deep ocean, it has recently been seen in shallow waters as well.

Release information

This card was included in the Team Rocket expansion as both a Holofoil and Non Holofoil card, first released in the Japanese Rocket Gang expansion as a Holofoil card. This card was the Prerelease promo for the Team Rocket expansion.



Ice Beam is a move in the Pokémon games that Gyarados can learn via TM13.

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