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* {{p|Mantyke}}'s Pokédex entry in {{game|Diamond and Pearl|s|Pokémon Pearl}} says that the pattern on its back varies from region to region. While it has the same appearance in all [[Generation IV]] games (due to using the same sprites), the "face" in the [[Generation]] {{gen|V}} and {{gen|VI}} games appears wider; however, all Mantyke look the same within each game, regardless of origin.
 
* {{p|Mantyke}}'s Pokédex entry in {{game|Diamond and Pearl|s|Pokémon Pearl}} says that the pattern on its back varies from region to region. While it has the same appearance in all [[Generation IV]] games (due to using the same sprites), the "face" in the [[Generation]] {{gen|V}} and {{gen|VI}} games appears wider; however, all Mantyke look the same within each game, regardless of origin.
 
* {{p|Vivillon}}, which was introduced in [[Generation VI]], has a different appearance depending on the real world location the game it was created in is from.
 
* {{p|Vivillon}}, which was introduced in [[Generation VI]], has a different appearance depending on the real world location the game it was created in is from.
* In the {{pkmn|anime}} episode ''[[EP083|Poké Ball Peril]]'', a number of alternately colored Pokémon were seen on [[Valencia Island]], including {{p|Butterfree}}, {{p|Raticate}}, {{p|Nidoran♂}}, {{p|Nidoran♀}}, {{p|Vileplume}}, {{p|Paras}}, and {{p|Weepinbell}}. [[Professor Ivy]], the [[Pokémon Professor]] of the [[Orange Archipelago]], studies these variations.
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* Durin the [[S02|Orange Island series]] of the {{pkmn|anime}}, in episode ''[[EP083|Poké Ball Peril]]'', a number of alternately colored Pokémon were seen on [[Valencia Island]], including {{p|Butterfree}}, {{p|Raticate}}, {{p|Nidoran♂}}, {{p|Nidoran♀}}, {{p|Vileplume}}, {{p|Paras}}, and {{p|Weepinbell}}. [[Professor Ivy]], the [[Pokémon Professor]] of the [[Orange Archipelago]], studies these variations.
   
 
==In other languages==
 
==In other languages==

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A regional variant (Japanese: リージョンフォーム Region Form) is a species of Pokémon found in a specific region that takes on a different form than it does in most other regions. These Pokémon have uniquely adapted to habitats that are different than those where its species naturally live in other parts of the world. As such, many things may be different about them, from their appearance and way of living to even their type, moves, Abilities, and height and weight.

Alola

In the Alola region, a species' regional variant is referred to as its Alola Form (Japanese: アローラのすがた Alola form). A Pokémon in its Alola Form is described as Alolan—for example, Exeggutor in its Alola Form is referred to as Alolan Exeggutor.

Pokémon Normal form Alola Form
Image Type Ability Image Type Ability
Raichu Raichu  Electric  Static
Lightning Rod (Hidden)
Alolan Raichu  Electric  Psychic  Surge Surfer
Sandshrew Sandshrew  Ground  Sand Veil
Sand Rush (Hidden)
Alolan Sandshrew  Ice  Steel  Snow Cloak
Sandslash Sandslash  Ground  Sand Veil
Sand Rush (Hidden)
Alolan Sandslash  Ice  Steel  Snow Cloak
Vulpix Vulpix  Fire  Flash Fire
Drought (Hidden)
Alolan Vulpix  Ice  Snow Cloak
Ninetales Ninetales  Fire  Flash Fire
Drought (Hidden)
Alolan Ninetales  Ice  Fairy  Snow Cloak
Meowth Meowth  Normal  Pickup or Technician
Unnerve (Hidden)
Alolan Meowth  Dark  Pickup or Technician
Exeggutor Exeggutor  Grass  Psychic  Chlorophyll
Harvest (Hidden)
Alolan Exeggutor  Grass  Dragon  Frisk
Marowak Marowak  Ground  Rock Head or Lightning Rod
Battle Armor (Hidden)
Alolan Marowak  Fire  Ghost  Cursed Body or Lightning Rod

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A Valencia Island Butterfree

There are certain Pokémon that have variations prior to Generation VII, but these variations are purely aesthetic and do not affect the Pokémon's type, moves, Abilities, or height and weight.

In other languages

Regional variant

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 地區形態 Deihkēui Yìhngtaai
Mandarin 地區形態 / 地區形态 Dìqū Xíngtài
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Regionální varianty
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Regionale variant
France Flag.png French Forme régionale
Germany Flag.png German Regionalform
Hungary Flag.png Hungarian Regionális változat
Italy Flag.png Italian Forma regionale
South Korea Flag.png Korean 리전폼 Region Forme
Poland Flag.png Polish Regionalny wariant
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Variante regional
Russia Flag.png Russian Региональный вариант Regional'nyy variant
Spain Flag.png Spanish Forma regional
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Bölgesel çeşitlilik

Alola Form

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 阿羅拉的樣子 Alòhlāai-dīk Yeuhngjí
Mandarin 阿羅拉的樣子 / 阿罗拉的样子 Āluólā-de Yàngzi
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Alola-vorm
France Flag.png French Forme d'Alola
Germany Flag.png German Alola-Form
Italy Flag.png Italian Forma di Alola
South Korea Flag.png Korean 알로라의 모습 Allora-ui Moseup
Poland Flag.png Polish Alolański
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Forma Alola
Russia Flag.png Russian Форма региона Алола Forma regiona Alola
Spain Flag.png Spanish Forma de Alola
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Alola Formu


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