Magmar (Pokémon)

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Magmar
Spitfire Pokémon
ブーバー
Boober
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Magmar



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Type
Fire Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Flame Body Cacophony
Cacophony
Vital Spirit
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
75% male, 25% female
Catch rate
45 (11.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Human-Like
Hatch time
25 cycles
Height
4'03" 1.3 m
Magmar
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Weight
98.1 lbs. 44.5 kg
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
167
Gen. I-IV
Unknown
IV
173
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 2
Magmar
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
2
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
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Sp.Def
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Speed
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HP
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Sp.Atk
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Sp.Def
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Speed
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HP
0
Atk
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Def
0
Sp.Atk
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Sp.Def
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Speed
Shape
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Footprint
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Pokédex color
Red
Base friendship
70
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Magmar (Japanese: ブーバー Boober) is a Fire-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

It evolves from Magby starting at level 30 and evolves into Magmortar when traded while holding a Magmarizer.

(Specifics may differ in past games. Refer to Game data→Evolution data for these details.)

Biology

Magmar is a bipedal Pokémon that has a red body with yellow flame designs along the bottom half. It has a puckered tan beak, small eyes, and two lumps on its forehead with a yellow flame on top of each one. Rigid, red scales cover its arms and it has five, clawed fingers on each hand. Magmar's shoulders and thighs are yellow, and its red feet have two, clawed toes each. It has black, metal shackles around its neck and ankles. Down its back is a row of red spikes, and there is a flame at the tip of its tapering, yellow tail.

Magmar's body temperature is nearly 2,200° Fahrenheit (1,200° Celsius), giving its body an orange glow. Because it hates cold places, this Pokémon typically resides in and around active volcanoes where it is born from. This Pokémon has even been known to spit scorching flames to establish an ideally warm environment for itself. The Magmar found in Alola are said to be sturdier than Magmar found elsewhere.

In battle, Magmar blows out intense flames from all over its body to intimidate its foes and incinerate its surroundings. The anime has shown that extremely well-trained Magmar can block Electric-type attacks with super-heated air. However, an outmatched Magmar will quickly retreat, using its fiery camouflage and its wavering, rippling glare to blend into any present fires. As stated in the Pokémon Adventures manga, Magmar is very persistent and will hunt down anyone who manages to defeat it. It is able to heal its wounds and weariness by soaking in lava. Magmar has a bad habit of unintentionally burning its prey to a crisp. Its body is always constantly burning. Magmar is feared as one of the many causes of fires.

Evolution

Magmar evolves from Magby and evolves into Magmortar.

(For specifics on this Pokémon's evolution in the games, refer to Game data→Evolution data.)

0240Magby.png
Unevolved
Magby
 Fire 

0126Magmar.png
First evolution
Magmar
 Fire 

0467Magmortar.png
Second evolution
Magmortar
 Fire 


In the anime

Main series

Magmar in the anime

Major appearances

Blaine's Magmar

Magmar debuted in Riddle Me This, under the ownership of Blaine. He used it in his Gym battles against Ash in that episode and Volcanic Panic.

Paul's Magmar

Paul had a Magmar, as revealed in a flashback of his Gym battle with Maylene in Lost Leader Strategy!. In A Pyramiding Rage!, it was used to battle Brandon. It evolved into a Magmortar prior to Pedal to the Mettle!.

Other

In You're a Star, Larvitar!, Satchel's Magby evolved into a Magmar.

In The Ties That Bind, Gary used a Magmar against Ash during the Silver Conference. It battled Heracross, but despite the type advantage, it was defeated.

In Tag! We're It...!, an Ace Trainer's Magmar competed in the Hearthome City Tag Battle Competition. It battled Paul's Chimchar and Ash's Pikachu alongside a Scientist's Rhydon, but it was defeated by Chimchar.

In Bibarel Gnaws Best!, the head engineer used a Magmar to attack a Bibarel alongside an Aggron and Metang, and it was successful unlike the others. It was then defeated by Dawn's Piplup's super-effective Bubble Beam.

In Rocking Clawmark Hill!, two Magmar were training on Clawmark Hill. Rockruff kept battling one of them and managed to defeat it in the end. It reappeared in a flashback in Some Kind of Laziness!.

In A Crowning Moment of Truth!, a Hiker's Magmar was twice defeated by an Alolan Marowak, requiring it to be treated at a Pokémon Center. In Sparking Confusion!, Magmar joined the Hikers in celebrating the capture of an Alolan Golem.

Minor appearances

A Magmar appeared in the Japanese credits of Pikachu's Rescue Adventure.

In A Farfetch'd Tale, Yosaku's Magmar made Charcoal for him.

In The Big Balloon Blow-Up, a Trainer's Magmar competed in the Pokémon Balloon Race.

In As Cold as Pryce, Pryce remembered a Trainer's Magmar as one of the Pokémon that fought his Piloswine.

A Magmar appeared in PK13.

In Saved by the Beldum, a Trainer's Magmar competed in the Ever Grande Conference.

A Coordinator's Magmar appeared in Settling a Not-So-Old Score!.

In I Choose You!, a Magmar fell under the control of Marshadow.

A Magmar appeared in a fantasy in Alola, Kanto!.

A Trainer's Magmar appeared in This Could be the Start of Something Big!.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP058 Magmar Ash's Pokédex Magmar, the Spitfire Pokémon. Its body is like a furnace, making Magmar a living inferno. It has been discovered only near active volcanoes.

POKÉTOON

A Magmar appeared in Wait for Me, Magikarp!.

Pokémon Evolutions

In The Show, a Magmar briefly appeared under the ownership of a Trainer watching the Kimono Girls' performance in Ecruteak City.

In the manga

Ash & Pikachu

Gary owns an Arcanine, which appeared in One Half Of A Poké Ball.

Pokémon Adventures

Two Magmar were seen burning up the Pewter Museum of Science in Make Way for Magmar!. Red battled them using his Sandshrew and managed to immobilize them. After he had left, Giovanni killed them with his Cloyster.

In Just a Spearow Carrier, a Magmar appeared with its Trainer at the Indigo Plateau.

A Magmar appeared in The Last Battle XIII as one of the Pokémon sent to participate in the fight in Ilex Forest.

A Magmar was seen briefly in A Vicious Cycle of Possibilities, under the ownership of a Biker whose gang attempted to ransack Three Island. It was easily defeated by Giovanni's Nidoking and Nidoqueen.

Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys

A Magmar appeared in Let's Aim For The Goal!, under the ownership of Firebreather Takeo.

Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All

A Magmar appeared in Pokémon Cooking Contest!, under the ownership of Yuki.

A Magmar appeared in GDZ21, under the ownership of Yuta.

A Magmar appeared in GDZ67, under the ownership of a monk.

Pokémon Pocket Monsters

Main article: Blaine's Magmar

Magmar is Blaine's main Pokémon and also his strongest. He sent it out during the battle portion of the Pokémon Quiz Battle in Fierce Competition at the Pokémon Quiz Battle!!.

A Magmar appeared in Clefairy Becomes a Father...?!.

In the TCG

Main article: Magmar (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

Generation I Kanto
#126
Red(JPN) (This entry was originally untranslated in English until it was reused in Pokémon FireRed.)
Green
Red(ENG) Its body always burns with an orange glow that enables it to hide perfectly among flames.
Blue
Yellow Born in an active volcano. Its body is always cloaked in flames, so it looks like a big ball of fire.
Stadium With a body temperature of close to 2,200 degrees, its body is always burning with orange flames. Lives near volcanoes.
Generation II Johto
#151
Gold It dislikes cold places, so it blows scorching flames to make the environment suitable for itself.
Silver The fiery surface of its body gives off a wavering, rippling glare that is similar to the sun.
Crystal It moves more frequently in hot areas. It can heal itself by dipping its wound into lava.
Stadium 2 It dislikes cold places, so it blows scorching flames to make the environment suitable for itself.
Generation III Hoenn
#—
Kanto
#126
Ruby In battle, Magmar blows out intensely hot flames from all over its body to intimidate its opponent. This Pokémon's fiery bursts create heat waves that ignite grass and trees in its surroundings.
Sapphire
Emerald In battle, it blows out intense flames from all over its body to intimidate its foe. These fiery bursts create heat waves that ignite grass and trees in the area.
FireRed Found near the mouth of a volcano. This fire-breather's body temperature is nearly 2,200 degrees Fahrenheit.
LeafGreen Its body always burns with an orange glow that enables it to hide perfectly amidst flames.
Generation IV Sinnoh
Pt: #201
Johto
#153
Diamond Born in the spout of a volcano, its body is covered by flames that shimmer like the sun.
Pearl
Platinum When it breathes deeply, heat waves form around its body, making it hard to see clearly.
HeartGold It dislikes cold places, so it blows scorching flames to make the environment suitable for itself.
SoulSilver The fiery surface of its body gives off a wavering, rippling glare that is similar to the sun.
Generation V Unova
B2W2: #054
Black When it breathes deeply, heat waves form around its body, making it hard to see clearly.
White
Black 2 The scorching fire exhaled by Magmar forms heat waves around its body, making it hard to see the Pokémon clearly.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
#—
Hoenn
#—
X Found near the mouth of a volcano. This fire-breather's body temperature is nearly 2,200 degrees Fahrenheit.
Y Born in the spout of a volcano, its body is covered by flames that shimmer like the sun.
Omega Ruby In battle, Magmar blows out intensely hot flames from all over its body to intimidate its opponent. This Pokémon's fiery bursts create heat waves that ignite grass and trees in its surroundings.
Alpha Sapphire
Generation VII Alola
SM: #167
Alola
USUM: #201
Kanto
#126
Sun When it's tired, it leaps into the mouth of a volcano and soaks its body in magma to ease its weariness. Its body burns at 2,192 degrees F.
Moon When angered, it spouts brilliant fire from all over its body. It doesn't calm down until its opponent has burned to ash.
Ultra Sun Its entire body is burning. When it breathes, the temperature rises. When it sneezes, flames shoot out!
Ultra Moon The hotter the place, the better they feel. Magmar in Alola are said to be hardier than those in other areas.
Let's Go Pikachu Born in an active volcano. Its body is always cloaked in flames, so it looks like a big ball of fire.
Let's Go Eevee
Generation VIII Galar
Crown Tundra #019
Sinnoh
#—
Hisui
#175
Sword Magmar dispatches its prey with fire. But it regrets this habit once it realizes that it has burned its intended prey to a charred crisp.
Shield These Pokémon's bodies are constantly burning. Magmar are feared as one of the causes behind fires.
Brilliant Diamond It was born in the crater of a volcano. Its body is covered with flames that shimmer like the sun.
Shining Pearl
Legends: Arceus Legend has it that this Pokémon was born from the crater of a volcano. When wounded, it bathes in lava to heal its body, much as one would soak in a hot spring.
Generation IX Paldea
#—
Kitakami
#—
Blueberry
#14
Scarlet Found near the mouth of a volcano. This fire-breather’s body temperature is nearly 2,200 degrees Fahrenheit.
Violet Wavering flames similar to those of the sun appear on the surface of this Pokémon’s body.


Pokédex Image Magmar SM.png Pokédex Image Magmar SV Blueberry.png
Magmar in the Alola Pokédex Magmar in the Blueberry Pokédex

Game locations

Generation I
Red
Trade
Blue
Pokémon Mansion
Blue (Japan)
Trade
Yellow
Trade
Generation II
Gold Silver
Burned Tower
Crystal
Mt. Silver CaveMorningDay
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Trade, Event
Emerald
Trade, Event
FireRed
Trade, Event
LeafGreen
Mt. Ember
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Citadark Isle (Shadow)
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Evolve Magby
Platinum
Fuego Ironworks
HeartGold SoulSilver
Burned Tower
Safari ZoneMorningDay (Peak, default and 10 Peak points)
Pal Park
Mountain
Generation V
Black
Trade, Event
White
Evolve Magby
Black 2
Evolve Magby
White 2
Trade
Generation VI
X Y
Friend Safari (Fire)
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Magby
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Wela Volcano Park (SOS Battle)
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Wela Volcano Park (SOS Battle)
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Pokémon Mansion
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
TradeVersion 1.3.0+
Expansion Pass
Slippery Slope, Frostpoint Field, Giant's Bed, Old Cemetery, Snowslide Slope, Giant's Foot, Three-Point Pass, Ballimere Lake
Slippery Slope, Frostpoint Field, Giant's Bed, Snowslide Slope, Giant's Foot, Ballimere Lake (Wanderer)
Max Lair (Dynamax Adventure)
Brilliant Diamond
Trade
Shining Pearl
Evolve Magby
Legends: Arceus
Cobalt Coastlands: Firespit Island, massive mass outbreaks
Coronet Highlands: Space-time distortions
Generation IX
Scarlet Violet
TradeVersion 3.0.0+
The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero
Savanna Biome, Coastal Biome, Torchlit Labyrinth
Tera Raid Battles (4★)


In side games

Generation I
Snap
Volcano
Pinball
Blue Field: Cinnabar Island
Generation II
This Pokémon is unavailable in Generation II side games.
Generation III
Trozei!
Secret Storage 10, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Evolve Magby
Ranger
Jungle Relic
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Upper Steam Cave (2F-7F), Lost Wilderness (B1F-B17F)
MD Sky
Upper Steam Cave (2F-7F), Lost Wilderness (B1F-B17F)
Ranger: SoA
Cargo Ship, Volcano Cave
Rumble
Fiery Furnace (Normal Mode B & A, Advanced Mode C & S)
Ranger: GS
Oblivia Ruins, Fire Temple
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Lava: Firebreathing Mountain, Sunny Seashore, World Axle - B1F
Rumble U
Secret Warehouse: Walking a Thin Line
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Safari Jungle: Stage 2Mo
Rumble World
Origin Hideaway: Secluded Volcanic Chasm (All Areas, Entrance Boss)
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Charizard Sea2019, Zapdos Sea, Castform Sea, Entei Sea, Mewtwo Sea, Butterfree Sea, Charizard Sea2020, Bulbasaur Sea, Arceus Sea, Charizard SeaFinal, Entei SeaFinal, Mewtwo SeaFinal
Generation VIII
MD DX
Magma Cavern (8F-13F), Fiery Field (4F-8F), Wish Cave (47F-50F), Joyous Tower (47F-50F), Purity Forest (47F-49F), Remains Island (7F-9F), Marvelous Sea (7F-9F), Fantasy Strait (7F-9F)
Mystery House: Fiery Field
Cross-Generation
Shuffle
Violeta Palace: Stage 399
Masters EX
Evolution: Scottie/Bettie & MagbyEgg


In events

Games Event Language/Region Location Level Distribution period
RSEFRLG Gather More Pokémon! Third Campaign Magmar Japanese Japan 10 January 14 to 29, 2006
D Pokémon Festa 2006 Magmar Japanese Japan 30 November 25, 2006 to January 31, 2007
BW Trade for Evolution! Magmar Japanese Japan 30 October 10 to November 28, 2010
X Spring 2014 Magmar PAL region Europe, Australia, and South Africa 30 April 1 to September 30, 2014

Held items

Pokémon caught in Generation I must be traded to a Generation II game in order for a held item to appear.

Games Held items
Red Blue
Bitter Berry Bitter Berry (100%)
Yellow
Gold Silver
Burnt Berry Burnt Berry (100%)
Crystal
Platinum
Sun Moon
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Sword Shield
Magmarizer Magmarizer (Expansion Pass required, 5%)
Legends: Arceus
None.png Normal
Grit items by level
Alpha icon.png Alpha
Exp. Candy M Exp. Candy M (100%)
Grit items by level

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
65
125 - 172 240 - 334
95
90 - 161 175 - 317
57
55 - 119 107 - 234
100
94 - 167 184 - 328
85
81 - 150 157 - 295
93
88 - 159 171 - 313
Total:
495
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.
  • This Pokémon's Special base stat in Generation I was 85.

Pokéathlon stats

Speed
2/2 ★★
Power
2/3 ★★
Skill
4/5 ★★★★
Stamina
1/5 ☆☆☆☆
Jump
2/3 ★★
Total
11/18 ★★


Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation IX, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Notes:

Learnset

Magmar is available in Scarlet and Violet Version 3.0.0+.

By leveling up

Generation IX
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Smog Poison Special 03030 07070% 20
011 Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
011 Ember Fire Special 04040 100100% 25
011 Smokescreen Normal Status 0000 100100% 20
1212 Clear Smog Poison Special 05050 00——% 15
1616 Flame Wheel Fire Physical 06060 100100% 25
2020 Confuse Ray Ghost Status 0000 100100% 10
2424 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100100% 10
2828 Fire Punch Fire Physical 07575 100100% 15
3434 Lava Plume Fire Special 08080 100100% 15
4040 Low Kick Fighting Physical 0000 100100% 20
4646 Flamethrower Fire Special 09090 100100% 15
5252 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 00——% 5
5858 Fire Blast Fire Special 110110 08585% 5
6464 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 09090% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Magmar
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Magmar
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM

Generation IX
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM001Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM001 Take Down Normal Physical 09090 085}}85% 20
TM006Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM006 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 10
TM007Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM007 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM012Bag TM Fighting SV Sprite.png TM012 Low Kick Fighting Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TM013Bag TM Poison SV Sprite.png TM013 Acid Spray Poison Special 04040 100}}100% 20
TM017Bag TM Ghost SV Sprite.png TM017 Confuse Ray Ghost Status 0000 100}}100% 10
TM018Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM018 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TM024Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM024 Fire Spin Fire Special 03535 085}}85% 15
TM025Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM025 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM038Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM038 Flame Charge Fire Physical 05050 100}}100% 20
TM039Bag TM Fighting SV Sprite.png TM039 Low Sweep Fighting Physical 06565 100}}100% 20
TM043Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM043 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TM047Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM047 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM049Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM049 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM058Bag TM Fighting SV Sprite.png TM058 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM066Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM066 Body Slam Normal Physical 08585 100}}100% 15
TM067Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM067 Fire Punch Fire Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM068Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM068 Thunder Punch Electric Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM070Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM070 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM080Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM080 Metronome Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM083Bag TM Poison SV Sprite.png TM083 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
TM085Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM085 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM087Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM087 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TM103Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM103 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM107Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM107 Will-O-Wisp Fire Status 0000 085}}85% 15
TM118Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM118 Heat Wave Fire Special 09595 090}}90% 10
TM120Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM120 Psychic Psychic Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM125Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM125 Flamethrower Fire Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM130Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM130 Helping Hand Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM141Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM141 Fire Blast Fire Special 110110 085}}85% 5
TM152Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM152 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TM157Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM157 Overheat Fire Special 130130 090}}90% 5
TM158Bag TM Fighting SV Sprite.png TM158 Focus Blast Fighting Special 120120 070}}70% 5
TM163Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM163 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TM165Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM165 Flare Blitz Fire Physical 120120 100}}100% 15
TM171Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM171 Tera Blast Normal Special 08080 100}}100% 10
TM172Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM172 Roar Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM181Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM181 Knock Off Dark Physical 06565 100}}100% 20
TM189Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM189 Heat Crash Fire Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TM191Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM191 Uproar Normal Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM192Bag TM Fighting SV Sprite.png TM192 Focus Punch Fighting Physical 150150 100}}100% 20
TM195Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM195 Burning Jealousy Fire Special 07070 100}}100% 5
TM204Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM204 Double-Edge Normal Physical 120120 100}}100% 15
TM207Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM207 Temper Flare Fire Physical 07575 100}}100% 10
TM215Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM215 Scorching Sands Ground Special 07070 100}}100% 10
TM224Bag TM Ghost SV Sprite.png TM224 Curse Ghost Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Magmar
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution or an alternate form of Magmar
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation IX
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
CroagunkToxicroakToxtricityToxtricity
Belch Poison Special 120 90% 10
MakuhitaHariyama
Belly Drum Normal Status —% 10
Lucario
Cross Chop* Fighting Physical 100 80% 5
TimburrGurdurrConkeldurr
Dynamic Punch Fighting Physical 100 50% 5
Mirror Herb*
Follow Me Normal Status —% 20
HitmonchanMonfernoInfernape
Mach Punch Fighting Physical 40 100% 30
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Magby
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Magby
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Magby
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation IX
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon has no moves exclusive to prior evolutions.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Magmar
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Magmar
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

TCG-only moves

Move Card
Thrash Magmar (Expedition 86)
Eruption Magmar (Triumphant 42)

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
Pin126.png Pinani126.png
Acquisition: Catch
Pokémon Trozei!
Trozeiani126.png
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: Evolve
Friend Area: Crater
Phrases
51%-100% HP My body's real hot! Don't get burned!
26%-50% HP Ouch, ouch, ouch! My HP's already half gone!
1%-25% HP It's not looking good... My fire is almost doused...
Level up Yes! Leveled up! I'm bursting with firepower!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP E 126.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 0.5%
IQ group: C
Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon
MDP 3DS 126.png

Body size: Standard (1 tile)
How to Recruit: Introduced by Entei
Connected to: Entei, Magmortar
Connection Orb Set: 1

Phrases
Normal Fire-breathing mouth! I'm really hot!
Low HP (< 50%) My fire is about to…go…
Pokémon Ranger
Group:
Fire
Poké Assist: Fire PA.png
Fire
Field move: Burn fm.pngBurn fm.png
(Burn ×2)
Loops: 6 Min. exp.: 70 Max. exp.: 83
Browser entry R-137
Magmar breaths fire. It can burn up Scrap Metal easily.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:
Fire
Poké Assist: Fire PA.png
Fire
Field move: Burn 2 field move.png
(Burn ×2)
Browser entry R-074
It attacks by letting loose fireballs and breathing streams of fire.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Fire
Poké Assist:
(present)
Fire Assist.png
Fire
Field move:
(present)
Burn 2 field move.png
(Burn ×2)
Poké Assist:
(past)
Fire Assist.png
Fire
Field move:
(past)
Burn 1 field move.png
(Burn ×1)
Browser entry R-188/N-075
It attacks by spitting fire.
Pokémon Rumble
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush126Body.png Walking Speed: 1.42 seconds Base HP: 52
Base Attack: 79 Base Defense: 53 Base Speed: 60
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Fire
Attack Power: ★★★★★

BT126.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None Shuffle.png
Fire
None Shuffle.png Attack Power: 60 - 105 Raise Max Level.png 5

#521
Shuffle126.png

Cloud Clear+
Sometimes clears away three black-cloud disruptions.


Pokémon GO
GO126.png Base HP: 163 Base Attack: 206 Base Defense: 154
Egg Distance: N/A* Buddy Distance: 5 km Evolution Requirement: Magmar Candy 100 + Sinnoh Stone1
Fast Attacks: Ember, Karate Chop
Charged Attacks: Fire Blast, Fire Punch, Flamethrower, Scorching Sands*, FrustrationAs Shadow Pokémon, ReturnAs Purified Pokémon

In Pokémon GO, Magmar can be obtained by completing 1/4 of the Ticketed Special Research, No Match for Magmar.

Evolution data

Magmar evolves from Magby starting at level 30 and evolves into Magmortar when traded while holding a Magmarizer. Magmar cannot evolve into Magmortar in Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, as Magmortar is not present in those games. In Pokémon Legends: Arceus, Magmar evolves into Magmortar when exposed to a Magmarizer.

0240Magby.png
Baby form
Magby
 Fire 
Menu HOME Egg.png
Breed


Rare Candy
Level 30
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First evolution
Magmar
 Fire 
Link Trade icon SV.png + Magmarizer
Trade
holding Magmarizer
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Second evolution
Magmortar
 Fire 


Sprites

Generation I
Red Green Red Blue Yellow
Spr 1g 126.png Spr b g1 126.png Spr 1b 126.png Spr b g1 126.png Spr 1y 126.png Spr b g1 126.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation II
Gold Silver Crystal
Spr 2g 126.png Spr b 2g 126.png Spr 2s 126.png Spr b 2s 126.png Spr 2c 126.png Spr b 2c 126.png
Spr 2g 126 s.png Spr b 2g 126 s.png Spr 2s 126 s.png Spr b 2s 126 s.png Spr 2c 126 s.png Spr b 2c 126 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 126.png Spr b 3r 126.png Spr 3e 126.png Spr b 3e 126.png Spr 3f 126.png Spr b 3f 126.png
Spr 3r 126 s.png Spr b 3r 126 s.png Spr 3e 126 s.png Spr b 3e 126 s.png Spr 3f 126 s.png Spr b 3f 126 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 126.png Spr b 4d 126.png Spr 4p 126.png Spr b 4p 126.png Spr 4h 126.png Spr b 4h 126.png
Spr 4d 126 s.png Spr b 4d 126 s.png Spr 4p 126 s.png Spr b 4p 126 s.png Spr 4h 126 s.png Spr b 4h 126 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 126.png Spr b 5b 126.png Spr 5b2 126.png Spr b 5b2 126.png
Spr 5b 126 s.png Spr b 5b 126 s.png Spr 5b2 126 s.png Spr b 5b2 126 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 126.png
Spr b 6x 126.png
Spr 6o 126.png
Spr b 6o 126.png
Spr 6x 126 s.png
Spr b 6x 126 s.png
Spr 6o 126 s.png
Spr b 6o 126 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Spr 7s 126.png
Spr b 7s 126.png
Spr 7s 126.png
Spr b 7s 126.png
Spr 7s 126 s.png
Spr b 7s 126 s.png
Spr 7s 126 s.png
Spr b 7s 126 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Let's Go, Pikachu! Let's Go, Eevee!
Spr 7p 126.png
Spr 7p 126 s.png
Generation VIII
Legends: Arceus
Spr 8a 126.png
Spr 8a 126 s.png
Cross-Generation
HOME
HOME0126.png HOME0126 s.png
126MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Magmar images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Trivia

  • Magmar and Electabuzz seem to be counterparts; both evolve in a very similar way (first at level 30, then after being traded holding an item which has a name that ends with the suffix "-izer"), both have the same gender ratio (75% male, 25% female), and both are typically exclusive to one version of a pair of games. They both have similar status-inducing Abilities (Flame Body and Static), as well as the same Hidden Ability, Vital Spirit. Since Generation V, they also often learn similar moves at the same level. They even have the same special moves when purified in Pokémon XD: Follow Me and Cross Chop. Their evolutionary relatives were released in the same generation (Generation II and IV). Both also appear to be based on beings from Japanese mythology; Magmar has similarities to the Karura and Electabuzz has similarities to the oni.

Origin

Magmar seems to be a combination of a booby or duck with a mythical salamander of fire. However, the tail and the spikes on its back resemble those of an iguana. It is possibly overall based on a Karura, depicted in Japanese Hindu-Buddhist mythology as a birdlike, fire-breathing creature. Its face may also be based on Hyottoko masks, which resemble a man blowing fire through a bamboo pipe.

Name origin

Magmar may be a combination of magma and fulmar (a seabird known for projectile-vomiting stomach oil as a defense mechanism).

Boober may be a combination of booby (another type of seabird) and a corruption of burn.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ブーバー Boober Possibly from booby and burn
France Flag.png French Magmar Same as English name
Spain Flag.png Spanish Magmar Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Magmar Same as English name
Italy Flag.png Italian Magmar Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 마그마 Magmar Transcription of English name
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 鴨嘴火獸 / 鸭嘴火兽 Yāzuǐhuǒshòu*
鴨嘴火龍 / 鸭嘴火龙 Yāzuǐhuǒlóng*
From 鴨嘴 / 鸭嘴 yāzuǐ, huǒ, and 獸 / 兽 shòu
From 鴨嘴 / 鸭嘴 yāzuǐ, huǒ, and 龍 / 龙 lóng
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 鴨嘴火獸 Aapjéuifósau*
鴨嘴火龍 Aapjéuifólùhng*
From 鴨嘴 aapjéui, , and sau
From 鴨嘴 aapjéui, , and lùhng


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External links

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