Rikuo (Japanese: リクオ Rikuo) is a character who appeared in Wait for Me, Magikarp!, the fourth episode of the POKÉTOON animated shorts. He likes to play a flute, the sound of which caught the attention of a Magikarp, which he ended up befriending and leaving at a Pokémon Nursery. When he later returned, Magikarp evolved into Gyarados.





Magikarp → Gyarados
Rikuo befriended Magikarp with the melody from his flute. It eventually evolved into a Gyarados.

None of Gyarados's moves are known.

Debut PT04


Language Name Origin
Japanese リクオ Rikuo From 陸 riku (land)
English Rikuo Same as his Japanese name
Chinese (Mandarin) 陆生 Lùshēng From the Japanese name 陸生 Rikuo and 陆生 lùshēng (terrestrial)

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