How to Draw Gyarados Pokemon

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw Gyarados in 7 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Gyarados.

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How to Draw Gyarados - Step-by-Step Tutorial

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Interesting Facts about the Gyarados

It resembles a dragon-like snake with a blue coat and yellow underside. It is grouped under Water-Flying Pokémon. It also has a mega version called the Mega Gyarados. This mega version is bigger, bulkier and has larger fins and crest on its body and its back. It also develops a spike underneath its chin.

Did you know?

  • Gyarados original name was Skull Kraken based on the legendary sea monster. But since Pokémon characters can have no more than 10 letters, the name was dropped.
  • It can fly but has secondary type flight mode which it can’t perfect but prevents it from being electrocuted.
  • It is an evolved version of Magikrap.
  • Its fangs are very strong for attacking opponents as it can crush them instantly.
  • It is difficult to tame even after training and a trainer will have to keep training it for a long time before it can become tame as other Pokémon.

It resides mostly in water bodies and frequently move to and from water bodies to land using huge leaps that surpass even its height. It is a very fiery and violent Pokémon and will win almost every battle it is involved in without much effort.