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Magby has a red body, with a yellow, flame-shaped marking on its stomach, a single spike on its back and stubby arms, and a short red tail. Magby's head is covered with large lumps that resemble hair. Like its evolutions, Magby has a black, metal shackle on its neck. Its height is 2'04" and weight is 47.2 lbs.
A Magby's health is determined by the flames that it spews from its mouth. Yellow flames show that a Magby is in good health while a Magby that is spewing flames that are mixed with a lot of smoke show that it is fatigued. However, Magby is able to intentionally expel such obscuring smoke as to lower the accuracy of the opponent.
Magby normally live in volcanic craters. However, there have been rare occasions of Magby being seen living in towns.
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A Magby is one of the best friends of the Pichu Brothers. It has appeared in Pikachu and Pichu, Trouble in Big Town, Of Meowth and Pokémon, Big Meowth, Little Dreams, Pichu Bros. in Party Panic and made a brief cameo appearance in Giratina and the Sky Warrior.
A Trainer named Satchel was trying to get his Magby to evolve for the Silver Conference in You're A Star, Larvitar and succeeded. It reappeared in Address Unown! where it was part of an Unown's dimension.
Magby, Live Coal Pokémon. The pre-evolved form of Magmar. Despite its small size, it is a tough opponent, has a magma-like substance in its body, and it produces emits an extremely hot and super-fiery breath.