Magmortar is a Fire type Pokemon introduced in Generation IV. It evolves from Magmar when traded holding a Magmarizer. It is the final form of Magby. Take a look below for 26 awesome and fascinating facts about Magmortar.
1. Magmortar is a large, vaguely humanoid, red and yellow striped Pokemon with an egg-shaped body.
2. It has pink lips on its dark face.
3. It has yellow, tubular arms with three small claws on each “hand”.
4. Its legs are small in proportion to its body with pink thighs, red feet, and black shackles around the ankles.
5. It has one large flame on its head, as well as large flames on its shoulders and tail.
6. Additionally, it has four pink spikes on its back.
7. When Magmortar prepares to shoot fire from its hands, the claws are capable of disappearing into its skin, forming something similar to a cannon.
8. It blasts fireballs of over 3,600 °F (2,000 °C) burning foes to a crisp, though avoids this method when hunting prey.
9. When firing, its body can turn into a whitish hue from the intense heat.
10. Its arm starts melting when it fires a whole barrage.
11. It lives in volcanic craters, with a single pair of male and female Magmortar occupying one.
12. Magmortar, along with Electivire, Gliscor, and Tangrowth, are the only Generation IV Pokémon that explicitly required the use of a Generation III game in order to be available until the release of Pokémon Platinum. In this case, both the Magmarizer and Magby are only available through dual-slot mode with Pokémon LeafGreen.
13. Magmortar was designed by Hironobu Yoshida.
14. Magmortar seems to be a buffed-up version of its pre-evolved form’s inspiration, the Karura.
15. It also has features of a duck or booby with a mythical salamander. The spikes on its back resemble those of an iguana.
16. Magmortar may be a combination of magma and mortar (referring to how it shoots fireballs from its cannon-like arms).
17. Magmortar made its main series debut in Pedal to the Mettle!, under the ownership of Paul. It was revealed to have evolved from his Magmar.
18. A Magmortar appeared in Iris and the Rogue Dragonite!, under the ownership of a group of Trainers recruited by Officer Jenny to deal with a Dragonite they believed had deliberately damaged a power plant.
19. A Magmortar appeared in the Hoopa’s Surprise Ring Adventures short Heated Battle, where it was summoned by Hoopa alongside a Slugma, Rapidash, and Heatran; and they all used Fire-type attacks to set Ash and Pikachu on fire.
20. A Magmortar appeared in A Young Royal Flame Ignites!, under the ownership of Mad Magmar. It was used in a Battle Royal against the Masked Royal and Ash, going up against Incineroar and Torracat, but it was defeated. Magmortar reappeared in Turning the Other Mask!, where it battled Incineroar again, only to be defeated like last time. Magmortar later proceeded to hold the audience hostage before being defeated once more by Incineroar. It reappeared again in Battle Royal 151!, where it competed in the Battle Royal round of the Manalo Conference but was defeated by Kiawe’s Turtonator.
21. Magmortar debuted in a brief cameo in the opening sequence of Giratina and the Sky Warrior, where it was under the ownership of Lucas.
22. A Magmortar appeared in the opening sequence of Zoroark: Master of Illusions.
23. A Trainer’s Magmortar appeared in The Semi-Final Frontier!, where it was defeated by Tobias’s Darkrai in the final round of the Lily of the Valley Conference.
24. Magmortar is the Pokémon Lavana controls in Darkrai Mission Story: Pokémon Ranger Vatonage – the Comic.
25. Rocco’s Magmortar is his main battling Pokémon and it is extremely powerful.
26. Flint owns a Magmortar which first appeared in Leaping Past Lopunny.