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List of event Pokémon distributions in Generation I

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This is a reverse-chronological list of event distributions for all languages that were given away for the Generation I games.

List of event Pokémon

Pokémon 2000 Stadium Tour Mew

All people who attended the Pokémon 2000 Stadium Tour could receive a Mew by downloading one from a distribution machine. These came with a certificate of authenticity, which included the Pokémon's ID number.

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
MEW Normal Pound
Lv. 5 Dex No. -- --
Spr 1y 151.png 151 -- --
Type -- --
Psychic Unknown This Pokémon was available in the United States
from February 5 to April 9, 2000.
Item OT LUIGE
LUIGW
LINKE
LINKW
Bitter Berry* ID No. Random
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

Toys "R" Us Mew

The first 1,500 customers at each Toys "R" Us store around the United States received a special 'Peel & Win' sticker card. 200 at each store contained the text "Caught Me!" underneath, which allowed the player to receive a Mew.

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
MEW Normal Pound
Lv. 5 Dex No. -- --
Spr 1y 151.png 151 -- --
Type -- --
Psychic Unknown This Pokémon was available in the United States
on November 26, 1999.
Item OT YOSHIRA
YOSHIRB
Bitter Berry* ID No. Random
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

Nintendo Power Mew

This promotion gave away no more than 1,000 Mew. 1,000 prizes were given away, but players who did not have a Pokémon game cartridge received a T-shirt instead. Players needed to submit an application to Nintendo Power for a chance to win Mew.

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
MEW Normal Pound
Lv. 5 Dex No. -- --
Spr 1y 151.png 151 -- --
Type -- --
Psychic Unknown This Pokémon was available in North America
from November 1999 to January 2, 2000.
Item OT YOSHIRA
Bitter Berry* ID No. 00217
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

Nintendo Power Pikachu

This promotion gave away no more than 1,000 Surfing Pikachu. 1,000 prizes were given away, but players who did not have a Pokémon game cartridge received a T-shirt instead. Players needed to submit an application to Nintendo Power for a chance to win the Surfing Pikachu.

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
PIKACHU Water Surf
Lv. ? Dex No. -- --
Spr 1y 025.png 025 -- --
Type -- --
Electric Unknown This Pokémon was available in North America
from October to November 1, 1999.
Item OT ???
Berry* or Light Ball* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

Nintendo Space World '99 Mew

This is the second Mew distribution in Nintendo Space World event in 1999. At this distribution, players connected their game cartridge to a distribution device. On-screen, a visual of a Mew traveling through a cable to the player's game would appear. To receive a Mew, players had to submit an application postcard.

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
ミュウ Normal Pound
Lv. ? Dex No. -- --
Spr 1y 151.png 151 -- --
Type -- --
Psychic Unknown This Pokémon was available in Japan
from August 27 to 29, 1999.
Item OT マクハリ
Bitter Berry* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

Pokémon Stamp

Two Pokémon Fearow and Rapidash, both have the special move Pay Day were available through the Pokémon Stamp campaign in an issue of Shogakukan magazine.

These Pokémon are the Kanto Pokémon Fan Club Chairman's two favorite Pokémon that are mentioned in the games, and also made their appearance in The Coming of Slowpoke (Eventually) in Pokémon Adventures.

Fearow

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
オニドリル Normal Pay Day
Lv. ? Dex No. -- --
Spr 1b 022.png 022 -- --
Type -- --
Normal Flying This Pokémon was available in Japan
from August 1998.
Item OT ???
Berry* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

Rapidash

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
ギャロップ Normal Pay Day
Lv. ? Dex No. -- --
Spr 1b 078.png 078 -- --
Type -- --
Fire Unknown This Pokémon was available in Japan
from August 1998.
Item OT ???
Silver Leaf* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
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University Magikarp

This Magikarp with the special move Dragon Rage was available for 20 players through the "Tamamushi University Hyper Test" campaign in an issue of Shogakukan magazine, along with the rare Magikarp card, which is based on this Pokémon.

This Magikarp also made its appearance in Challenge at Tamamushi University! in Pokémon Get da ze!. Erika mentions the research about this Magikarp at Celadon University in Whacked by Marowak! in Pokémon Adventures.

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
コイキング Dragon Dragon Rage
Lv. ? Dex No. -- --
Spr 1b 129.png 129 -- --
Type -- --
Water Unknown This Pokémon was available in Japan
from July 1998.
Item OT ???
Berry* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

CoroCoro Pikachu

These Surfing Pikachu promotion were revealed in October issue of CoroCoro Comics, and later Flying Pikachu promotion were revealed in November issue. However, there were only 20 Pikachu available each.

Flying Pikachu

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
ピカチュウ Flying Fly
Lv. ? Dex No. -- --
Spr 1b 025.png 025 -- --
Type -- --
Electric Unknown This Pokémon was available in Japan
from October 1997.
Item OT ???
Berry* or Light Ball* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

Surfing Pikachu

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
ピカチュウ Water Surf
Lv. ? Dex No. -- --
Spr 1b 025.png 025 -- --
Type -- --
Electric Unknown This Pokémon was available in Japan
from September 1997.
Item OT ???
Berry* or Light Ball* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

Nintendo Space World '97 Mew

This is the first Mew distribution in Nintendo Space World event in 1997. At this distribution, players connected their game cartridge to a distribution device. On-screen, a visual of a Mew traveling through a cable to the player's game would appear. To receive a Mew, players had to submit an application postcard.

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
ミュウ Normal Pound
Lv. ? Dex No. -- --
Spr 1b 151.png 151 -- --
Type -- --
Psychic Unknown This Pokémon was available in Japan
on November 22 to 24, 1997.
Item OT マクハリ
Bitter Berry* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

Nintendo 64 Pikachu

This Surfing Pikachu was available for 10,000 players by giving a lottery obtained from purchasing Nintendo 64.

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
ピカチュウ Electric ThunderShock
Lv. 5 Dex No. Normal Growl
Spr 1b 025.png 025 Water Surf
Type -- --
Electric Unknown This Pokémon was available in Japan
from September 21 to October 31, 1997.
Item OT ニンテン
Berry* or Light Ball* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

World Hobby Fair Mew

This Pokémon was available at the 4th Next Generation World Hobby Fair for 700 players.

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
ミュウ Normal Pound
Lv. ? Dex No. -- --
Spr 1g 151.png 151 -- --
Type -- --
Psychic Unknown This Pokémon was available in Japan
on August 23, 1996.
Item OT ???
Bitter Berry* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

Legendary Pokémon Offer Mew

The #151 Pokémon Mew distribution was first revealed in May issue of CoroCoro Comics and later the second distribution in August issue. The first promotion received over 78,000 applications, but only gave away 20 Mew. The second promotion received about 80,000 applications, and this time there were 100 Mew available.

Second distribution

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
ミュウ Normal Pound
Lv. ? Dex No. -- --
Spr 1g 151.png 151 -- --
Type -- --
Psychic Unknown This Pokémon was available in Japan
on July 15, 1996.
Item OT ???
Bitter Berry* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

First distribution

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
ミュウ Normal Pound
Lv. ? Dex No. -- --
Spr 1g 151.png 151 -- --
Type -- --
Psychic Unknown This Pokémon was available in Japan
on April 15, 1996.
Item OT ???
Bitter Berry* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

External links


Event distributions
Standard event Pokémon distributions
Generation I: JapaneseEuropean language
Generation II: JapaneseEuropean language
Generation III: JapaneseEnglishGermanSpanishFrenchItalian
Generation IV: Japanese (local | Wi-Fi) • English (local | Wi-Fi) • German (local | Wi-Fi)
Spanish (local | Wi-Fi) • French (local | Wi-Fi) • Italian (local | Wi-Fi) • Korean (local | Wi-Fi)
Trading (GTS)
Generation V: Japanese (local | Wi-Fi) • English (local | Wi-Fi) • German (local | Wi-Fi)
Spanish (local | Wi-Fi) • French (local | Wi-Fi) • Italian (local | Wi-Fi) • Korean (local | Wi-Fi)
Global Link promotions
Generation VI: Japanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • American region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
PAL region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • Korean region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
Taiwanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
LocalTrading
Specific events: Gather More Pokémon! Campaign
PCNY (Gen II | Gen III) • Trade and Battle DayJourney Across AmericaParty of the Decade
Special Pokémon from games
In-game: Gen IGen IIGen IIIGen IVGen VGen VIIn-game trades (Hayley's trades)
Game-based: Gen IGen IIGen IIIGen IVGen VI
Other: Undistributed
Non-Pokémon event distributions
Gen IIIGen IVGen VGen VI
Global Link
Gen VGen VI
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