Magby

Magby is a Fire type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Live Coal Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 240
Type Fire
Species Live Coal Pokémon
Height 2′04″ (0.7 m)
Weight 47.2 lbs (21.4 kg)
Abilities Flame Body
Vital Spirit (hidden ability)
Local № 150 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
200 (Platinum)
152 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
053 (Black 2/White 2)
166 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
200 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 73
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender 75% male, 25% female
Egg cycles 25 (base 6,400 steps)

Base stats

HP 45
200 294
Attack 75
139 273
Defense 37
71 190
Sp. Atk 70
130 262
Sp. Def 55
103 229
Speed 83
153 291
Total 365 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Magby.

Evolution chart

(Level 30) (trade holding Magmarizer)

Magby changes

Pokédex entries

Gold Each and every time it inhales and exhales, hot embers dribble out of its mouth and nostrils.
Silver It is found in volcanic craters. Its body temp. is over 1100 degrees, so don't underestimate it.
Crystal It naturally spits an 1100-degree flame. It is said when many appear, it heralds a volcanic eruption.
Ruby
Sapphire
MAGBY’s state of health is determined by observing the fire it breathes. If the POKéMON is spouting yellow flames from its mouth, it is in good health. When it is fatigued, black smoke will be mixed in with the flames.
FireRed It is found in volcanic craters. Its body heat exceeds 1,100 degrees Fahrenheit, so don’t underestimate it.
LeafGreen Each and every time it inhales and exhales, hot embers dribble out of its mouth and nostrils.
Emerald If a MAGBY is spouting yellow flames from its mouth, it is in good health. When it is fatigued, black smoke will be mixed in with the flames.
Diamond
Pearl
Its body temperature is around 1,100 degrees F. It is healthy if it is breathing yellow flames.
Platinum Its magma-like blood circulates throughout its body. Its body’s heat can top 1,100 degrees F.
HeartGold Each and every time it inhales and exhales, hot embers dribble from its mouth and nostrils.
SoulSilver It is found in volcanic craters. Its body temperature is over 1,100 degrees Fahrenheit, so don’t underestimate it.
Black
White
Its magma-like blood circulates throughout its body. Its body’s heat can top 1,100 degrees F.
Black 2
White 2
It’s small, but its body temperature is over 1,100 degrees F. Embers escape its mouth and nose when it breathes.
X It’s small, but its body temperature is over 1,100 degrees Fahrenheit. Embers escape its mouth and nose when it breathes.
Y Its magma-like blood circulates throughout its body. Its body’s heat can top 1,100 degrees Fahrenheit.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Magby’s state of health is determined by observing the fire it breathes. If the Pokémon is spouting yellow flames from its mouth, it is in good health. When it is fatigued, black smoke will be mixed in with the flames.
Sun Many of these Pokémon can be seen in areas with volcanic activity. Feeding can get them so excited, they exhale flames of 1,100 degrees F.
Moon A famous potter lives with a Magby. Apparently its soft flames produce fine works.
Ultra Sun When flames drip from its nose, that means it has a cold. Have it lie down for a nice rest in some magma.
Ultra Moon Its body temperature is always around 1,100 degrees Fahrenheit. If Magby falls into a small- enough pond, the whole thing will dry up.

Moves learned by Magby

Moves learnt by level up

Magby learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1SmogPoison 30 70
5EmberFire 40 100
8SmokescreenNormal 100
12Feint AttackDark 60
15Fire SpinFire 35 85
19Clear SmogPoison 50
22Flame BurstFire 70 100
26Confuse RayGhost 100
29Fire PunchFire 75 100
33Lava PlumeFire 80 100
36Sunny DayFire
40FlamethrowerFire 90 100
43Fire BlastFire 110 85

Egg moves

Magby learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Magby egg moves page.

Move Tutor moves

Magby can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormal 60 100
Dual ChopDragon 40 90
Fire PunchFire 75 100
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
Heat WaveFire 95 90
Helping HandNormal
Iron TailSteel 100 75
SnoreNormal 50 100
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
UproarNormal 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

Magby is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Flame ChargeFire 50 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
56FlingDark 100
61Will-O-WispFire 85
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Magby can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

Magby learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1SmogPoison 30 70
5EmberFire 40 100
8SmokescreenNormal 100
12Feint AttackDark 60
15Fire SpinFire 35 85
19Clear SmogPoison 50
22Flame BurstFire 70 100
26Confuse RayGhost 100
29Fire PunchFire 75 100
33Lava PlumeFire 80 100
36Sunny DayFire
40FlamethrowerFire 90 100
43Fire BlastFire 110 85

Egg moves

Magby learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Magby egg moves page.

Moves learnt by TM

Magby is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Flame ChargeFire 50 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
56FlingDark 100
61Will-O-WispFire 85
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Magby can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Magby sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Magby  sprite from Silver Magby  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Magby  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Magby  sprite from Black & White Magby  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Magby Shiny sprite from Silver Magby Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Magby Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Magby Shiny sprite from Black & White Magby Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Magby

Gold
Silver
Breed Magmar
Crystal Route 34
Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
Trade/migrate from another game
LeafGreen Breed Magmar
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Route 227, Stark Mountain
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Breed Magmar/Magmortar
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White White Forest
Black 2 Virbank Complex
White 2 Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Mirage Spots
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Wela Volcano Park

Other languages

English Magby
Japanese ブビィ (Buby)
German Magby
French Magby

Name origin

magma
the melted rock in a volcano
baby
newborn child