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I'm playing pokemon fire-red (PokeMMO actually) and my Magikarp reached level 20. In all wiki sites it is mentioned that it will automatically evolve, but it (she) didn't.

What should I do?

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What is PokeMMO ? Magikarp evolves at 20. If you're not playing one of the official pokemon games, it's entirely possible that they have failed to duplicate something correctly. – Raven Dreamer Sep 29 '12 at 23:52
PokeMMO uses pirated ROMs for their asset base. In that case, there's no way this game is even slightly legal. Voting to close. – Frank Sep 30 '12 at 0:05
This question isn't asking anything illegal, isn't facilitating any illegal activities, and is asking an ostensibly answerable question about an in-game mechanic. This is totally on-topic – user3389 Sep 30 '12 at 0:25
@MarkTrapp The FAQ does specifically prohibit questions about "support with pirated games". I don't see how this does not fall in that categoty. – Kareen Sep 30 '12 at 0:30
@Kareen It's not a pirated game. The game relies on the assets from a commercial game that we have no reason to believe the asker doesn't own. It's no different than mods, total conversion or otherwise, that rely on the original game assets and engine. – user3389 Sep 30 '12 at 0:32
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Magikarp should evolve at level 20. Possible reasons why yours didn't:

  • It's holding an Everstone
  • You pressed B accidentally and stopped its evolution
  • There's a bug in PokeMMO

Try taking the item from it (does PokeMMO have items?) and levelling it up again. If that fails, report it as a bug on the PokeMMO forums.

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It's holding nothing, I'll try and leveling it up again. – Gilad Naaman Sep 30 '12 at 6:11
It worked :) Thank you very much. – Gilad Naaman Sep 30 '12 at 6:19

This is a common glitch with pokemmo. Three ways to fix it.

  1. Log out and back in and level it up again. If that doesn't work try 2.
  2. Trade it to a trusted friend and have them level it up once. If that doesn't work try 3.
  3. Catch a new Magikarp and level it up.
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