Alolan form

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Alolan form (Japanese: アローラのすがた Alolan form), originally introduced as Alola form, is a regional form found in Alola.

List of Alolan forms

Ndex Pokémon Original form Alolan form Availability
Image Type Ability Image Type Ability
#0019 Rattata 019Rattata.png  Normal  Run Away
Hustle (Hidden)
019Rattata-Alola.png  Dark  Normal  Gluttony
Thick Fat (Hidden)
#0020 Raticate 020Raticate.png  Normal  Run Away
Hustle (Hidden)
020Raticate-Alola.png  Dark  Normal  Gluttony
Thick Fat (Hidden)
#0026 Raichu 026Raichu.png  Electric  Static
Lightning Rod (Hidden)
026Raichu-Alola.png  Electric  Psychic  Surge Surfer SMUSUMPE
#0027 Sandshrew 027Sandshrew.png  Ground  Sand Veil
Sand Rush (Hidden)
027Sandshrew-Alola.png  Ice  Steel  Snow Cloak
Slush Rush (Hidden)
#0028 Sandslash 028Sandslash.png  Ground  Sand Veil
Sand Rush (Hidden)
028Sandslash-Alola.png  Ice  Steel  Snow Cloak
Slush Rush (Hidden)
#0037 Vulpix 037Vulpix.png  Fire  Flash Fire
Drought (Hidden)
037Vulpix-Alola.png  Ice  Snow Cloak
Snow Warning (Hidden)
#0038 Ninetales 038Ninetales.png  Fire  Flash Fire
Drought (Hidden)
038Ninetales-Alola.png  Ice  Fairy  Snow Cloak
Snow Warning (Hidden)
#0050 Diglett 050Diglett.png  Ground  Sand Veil
Arena Trap
Sand Force (Hidden)
050Diglett-Alola.png  Ground  Steel  Sand Veil
Tangling Hair
Sand Force (Hidden)
#0051 Dugtrio 051Dugtrio.png  Ground  Sand Veil
Arena Trap
Sand Force (Hidden)
051Dugtrio-Alola.png  Ground  Steel  Sand Veil
Tangling Hair
Sand Force (Hidden)
#0052 Meowth 052Meowth.png  Normal  Pickup
Unnerve (Hidden)
052Meowth-Alola.png  Dark  Pickup
Rattled (Hidden)
#0053 Persian 053Persian.png  Normal  Limber
Unnerve (Hidden)
053Persian-Alola.png  Dark  Fur Coat
Rattled (Hidden)
#0074 Geodude 074Geodude.png  Rock  Ground  Rock Head
Sand Veil (Hidden)
074Geodude-Alola.png  Rock  Electric  Magnet Pull
Galvanize (Hidden)
#0075 Graveler 075Graveler.png  Rock  Ground  Rock Head
Sand Veil (Hidden)
075Graveler-Alola.png  Rock  Electric  Magnet Pull
Galvanize (Hidden)
#0076 Golem 076Golem.png  Rock  Ground  Rock Head
Sand Veil (Hidden)
076Golem-Alola.png  Rock  Electric  Magnet Pull
Galvanize (Hidden)
#0088 Grimer 088Grimer.png  Poison  Stench
Sticky Hold
Poison Touch (Hidden)
088Grimer-Alola.png  Poison  Dark  Poison Touch
Power of Alchemy (Hidden)
#0089 Muk 089Muk.png  Poison  Stench
Sticky Hold
Poison Touch (Hidden)
089Muk-Alola.png  Poison  Dark  Poison Touch
Power of Alchemy (Hidden)
#0103 Exeggutor 103Exeggutor.png  Grass  Psychic  Chlorophyll
Harvest (Hidden)
103Exeggutor-Alola.png  Grass  Dragon  Frisk
Harvest (Hidden)
#0105 Marowak 105Marowak.png  Ground  Rock Head
Lightning Rod
Battle Armor (Hidden)
105Marowak-Alola.png  Fire  Ghost  Cursed Body
Lightning Rod
Rock Head (Hidden)

In the core series games

Generation VII

A total of eighteen Alolan forms were introduced in Generation VII, all for Pokémon introduced in Generation I. In Pokémon Sun and Moon, if a Pokémon evolves from a species that does not have an Alolan form to one that does, such as Cubone, it will always evolve into its Alolan form and cannot evolve into its original form. In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, the Pokémon will evolve into its Alolan form while in Alola itself, but can also evolve into its original form while in Ultra Space.

While Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! take place in Kanto, players can import Alolan forms from Pokémon GO or receive them from in-game trades.

Generation VIII

In Pokémon Sword and Shield, Alolan forms of Pokémon present in the Galar Pokédex are unavailable by normal means and can be obtained by transferring them from other games. Alolan forms of Pokémon included in The Isle of Armor expansion are available as rewards for finding hidden Alolan Diglett on the Isle of Armor, and Alolan Exeggutor and Marowak can be obtained from in-game trades with Regina in exchange for their respective Kantonian forms. In The Crown Tundra, certain Alolan forms can be obtained from Dynamax Adventures. An Alolan Meowth also appears in the NPC Pokémon Camp on Route 7.

Alolan Pokémon are not present in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

In Pokémon Legends: Arceus, an Alolan Vulpix can be obtained after completing Request 83.

Generation IX

In Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, Alolan forms of Pokémon present in the game can be obtained by transferring them from other games. In addition, Alolan Exeggutor, Alolan Vulpix, Alolan Sandshrew, Alolan Diglett, Alolan Dugtrio, Alolan Grimer, Alolan Muk, Alolan Geodude and Alolan Graveler are all found in the Terarium as part of The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero's second expansion, The Indigo Disk, marking the first time Alolan Pokémon have been obtainable in the wild since Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. However, due to the Terarium being located in the Unova region rather then Alola proper, Alolan Pokémon bred without the use of an Everstone will result in the offspring being their Kantonian counterparts, and Exeggcute and Pikachu will evolve into their Kantonian forms rather then their Alolan forms.

The player may also trade most Pokémon they've caught themselves with Salvatore for an Alolan Meowth once they've invited him to the League Club Room.

In the spin-off games

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Alolan Raichu, Vulpix, and Exeggutor appear as Pokémon that can appear from Poké Balls in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Pokémon Shuffle

Alolan forms appear in Pokémon Shuffle. They all have different Skills and types from their original version - with the exception of Alolan Exeggutor, who uses the same type as Exeggutor.

Dex# NDex Icon Pokémon Type Attack Power Max
Raise Max Level RML
Skill Swapper.png Alternate
Amelia icon.png Amelia
Lv 1 Max
#017 #0026 Shuffle026A.png Raichu
Alola Form
Psychic 60 105 5 Risk-Taker N/A 1
#061 #0037 Shuffle037A.png Vulpix
Alola Form
Ice 40 105 10 Flash Mob N/A 1
#062 #0038 Shuffle038A.png Ninetales
Alola Form
Ice 70 110 5 Freeze+ N/A 2
#084 #0052 Shuffle052A.png Meowth
Alola Form
Dark 40 105 10 Shot Out N/A 1
#085 #0053 Shuffle053A.png Persian
Alola Form
Dark 60 105 5 Blindside N/A 2
#116 #0105 Shuffle105A.png Marowak
Alola Form
Ghost 60 105 5 Shadow Dance N/A 2
#325 #0088 Shuffle088A.png Grimer
Alola Form
Dark 50 100 5 Last-Ditch Effort N/A 1
#326 #0089 Shuffle089A.png Muk
Alola Form
Dark 70 110 5 Counterattack+ N/A 2
#379 #0019 Shuffle019A.png Rattata
Alola Form
Dark 30 85 5 Crowd Control N/A 1
#380 #0020 Shuffle020A.png Raticate
Alola Form
Dark 60 105 5 Barrier Bash+ N/A 2
#429 #0103 Shuffle103A.png Exeggutor
Alola Form
Grass 70 110 5 Full Power N/A 2
#588 #0074 Shuffle074A.png Geodude
Alola Form
Electric 50 100 5 Rockify N/A 0
#589 #0075 Shuffle075A.png Graveler
Alola Form
Electric 60 105 5 Blockify N/A 0
#590 #0076 Shuffle076A.png Golem
Alola Form
Electric 70 110 5 Non Stop+ N/A 2
#680 #0027 Shuffle027A.png Sandshrew
Alola Form
Ice 50 100 5 Rock Break+ N/A 1
#681 #0028 Shuffle028A.png Sandslash
Alola Form
Ice 60 105 5 Ice Dance N/A 1
#704 #0050 Shuffle050A.png Diglett
Alola Form
Steel 30 85 5 Rock Break+ N/A 1
#705 #0051 Shuffle051A.png Dugtrio
Alola Form
Steel 60 105 5 Three Force N/A 1

Pokémon GO

Alolan Pokémon first appeared in Pokémon GO on May 30, 2018, with the appearance of Alolan Exeggutor. Initially, Alolan Pokémon were exclusive to 7 km Eggs and Raid Battles, but have occasionally reappeared in the wild since their debuts. In addition, the rest of the Alolan forms, first Rattata, Diglett, and Geodude, then later on Sandshrew, Vulpix, Meowth, and Grimer, have also infrequently appeared in the wild as well as in 7 km Eggs. Alolan Raichu appears exclusively in level 3 Raid Battles. Alolan Marowak initially was also exclusive to level 3 Raid Battles, but has since become a Research Breakthrough reward for the month of April, 2022.

On April 16, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time, players could evolve Exeggcute into an Alolan Exeggutor that knows Draco Meteor instead of a Kantonian Exeggutor, as part of the Limited Research Day, An Egg-cellent Spring Surprise.[1] This marks the first time in Pokémon GO that a Pokémon that is not a regional form can evolve into one that is a regional form. Similarly, as part of the "Alola to Alola" event running from May 25 to June 1, 2022, Cubone could evolve into an Alolan Marowak that knows Shadow Bone, instead of Kantonian Marowak.

Alolan Pokémon in Pokémon GO
Ndex Name Pokémon Evolution Release date Notes
#0103 Alolan Exeggutor Exeggutor May 30, 2018
  • Available in the wild.
  • Exeggcute can evolve into Alolan Exeggutor during certain events.
#0027 Alolan Sandshrew Sandshrew Sandslash June 21, 2018
  • Afterwards, available in 7 km Eggs.
#0037 Alolan Vulpix Vulpix Ninetales June 21, 2018
  • Afterwards, available in 7 km Eggs.
#0052 Alolan Meowth Meowth Persian June 21, 2018
  • Afterwards, available in 7 km Eggs.
#0088 Alolan Grimer Grimer Muk June 21, 2018
  • Afterwards, available in 7 km Eggs.
#0019 Alolan Rattata Rattata Raticate June 23, 2018
  • Available in the wild.
#0050 Alolan Diglett Diglett Dugtrio July 14, 2018
  • Available in the wild.
#0074 Alolan Geodude Geodude GravelerGolem July 14, 2018
  • Available in the wild.
#0026 Alolan Raichu Raichu July 19, 2018
  • Available as a Level 3 Raid Boss.
  • No Pikachu can evolve into Alolan Raichu.
#0105 Alolan Marowak Marowak July 19, 2018
  • Available as a Level 3 Raid Boss.
  • Cubone can evolve into Alolan Marowak during certain events.

Please note that the availability of Pokémon in GO, such as from wild encounters, eggs, and Raid Bosses, is frequently changed. Due to this, the data listed above may not always be up-to-date.

Pokémon Duel

Certain Alolan forms were included in Pokémon Duel. They follow the same evolution rules as in the core series games.

Alolan Ninetales (353)EX
Alolan Ninetales
Alolan Raichu (357)Rare
Alolan Raichu
Alolan Grimer (381)Rare
Alolan Grimer
Alolan Vulpix (455)Rare
Alolan Vulpix
Alolan Sandslash (475)Rare
Alolan Sandslash
Alolan Sandshrew (496)Common
Alolan Sandshrew

Pokémon Masters EX

The following sync pairs use Alolan form Pokémon:

Dex Trainer NDex Pokémon Type Weakness Role EX role Base potential Availability
#054 VSHau Masters.png Hau #0026 MastersIcon0026A.png Raichu
Alola Form
ElectricIC Masters.png
GroundIC Masters.png
Masters Special Strike.png ★★★★☆☆EX Story
Chapter 11
#061 VSNanu Masters.png Nanu #0053 MastersIcon0053A.png Persian
Alola Form
DarkIC Masters.png
BugIC Masters.png
Masters Tech.png ★★★★ Story
Chapter 15
#081 VSSteven Summer 2020 Masters.png Summer 2020
#0028 MastersIcon0028A.png Sandslash
Alola Form
IceIC Masters.png
FightingIC Masters.png
Masters Physical Strike.png ★★★★★☆EX Seasonal Sync Pair Scout
#106 VSMolayne Masters.png Molayne #0051 MastersIcon0051A.png Dugtrio
Alola Form
SteelIC Masters.png
FireIC Masters.png
Masters Physical Strike.png ★★★★ Story
Chapter 26
#130 VSKiawe Masters.png Kiawe #0105 MastersIcon0105A.png Marowak
Alola Form
FireIC Masters.png
WaterIC Masters.png
Masters Support.png ★★★★★☆EX Sync Pair Scout
#055 VSSophocles Masters.png Sophocles #0076 MastersIcon0076A.png Golem
Alola Form
ElectricIC Masters.png
GroundIC Masters.png
Masters Physical Strike.png ★★★★☆☆EX Battle Points

New Pokémon Snap

Alolan Ninetales in Pokémon UNITE

Alolan Raichu, Sandslash, and Vulpix can be found and photographed in the Lental region.

Pokémon UNITE

Alolan Ninetales is a playable Pokémon in Pokémon UNITE. Alolan Meowth and Persian also appear as wild Pokémon in the Shivre City stage. In Panic Parade, Alolan Meowth and Alolan Persian appear as wild Pokémon opposing the players.

In the anime

Main series

A Kantonian and Alolan Exeggutor in the anime

Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon

Alolan Pokémon were present in Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon since the first episode. Ash first learned about them in The Guardian's Challenge!, where his class discussed the difference between Alolan Exeggutor and Exeggutor from other regions.

An Alolan Persian nicknamed Pershie first appeared in ‪That's Why the Litten is a Scamp!, where it was shown antagonizing a wild Litten. It reappeared in Dummy, You Shrunk the Kids! and We Know Where You're Going, Eevee!.

Multiple Alolan Rattata and Raticate appeared in To Top a Totem!, where they were harassing a farmer on Melemele Island, stealing his crops. Hala tasked Ash with finding a solution to this problem that doesn't involve battling the pests. Instead, Ash chose to battle the Verdant Cavern Totem Pokémon, Gumshoos, and enlisted its help to scare the Rattata and Raticate away.

Lillie received a Pokémon Egg in Lillie's Egg-xhilarating Challenge!. It hatched into an Alolan Vulpix she nicknamed Snowy in Racing to a Big Event!. After capturing it in the following episode, Lillie took her first steps towards overcoming her fear of touching Pokémon.

Racing to a Big Event! also featured the debut of Alolan Raichu and Muk. Raichu appeared under the ownership of Nina, while multiple Muk appeared to eat the pancakes dropped during the race.

In Getting the Band Back Together!, an Alolan Dugtrio appeared under the ownership of Professor Kukui's old friend, DJ Leo. Their musical performance drew the adoration of a wild Alolan Diglett, who later joined as another member of their DJ group.

In A Team-on-Team Tussle!, Team Rocket fought a trio of Team Skull Grunts over a Darkinium Z protected by a Totem Alolan Raticate and Ally Alolan Rattata and Raticate. While Jessie and James are ultimately unsuccessful in defeating the Totem, Meowth is able to steal the Z-Crystal while it is distracted.

An Alolan Geodude debuted in Treasure Hunt, Akala Style!, where Ash attempted to catch it. After a short battle, the Alolan Geodude punched Ash's Poké Ball into his face with a Thunder Punch and then ran away.

In A Crowning Moment of Truth!, while Ash and his classmates were visiting Wela Volcano Park for the Wela Fire Festival, the festivities were interrupted by a wild Alolan Marowak, who stole the Wela Crown used in a ceremony. While Kiawe and his Turtonator were defeated by it during their first challenge, they were able to defeat it in a rematch thanks to Turtonator's newly learned Shell Smash. After being defeated, Marowak gave back the crown and asked to join Kiawe's party.

Alolan Sandshrew and Ninetales debuted in Getting a Jump on the Competition!. The Sandshrew appeared as wild Pokémon native to Mount Lanakila, while Ninetales appeared under the ownership of Cerah.

A wild Alolan Meowth appeared in Acting True to Form!, where it came to Team Rocket looking for a worthy master. It manipulated Jessie and James into turning against Meowth by showing off its abilities, and also earned their favor when they realized it could use their Darkinium Z. When Giovanni and Matori contacted the trio for a report on their activities, the Alolan Meowth became intrigued by them. To this end, it slipped away, stole Meowth's savings, and flew to Kanto to reach Team Rocket HQ, where Matori made it her assistant due to its craftiness.

An Alolan Grimer appeared in a flashback in Turning Heads and Training Hard!, under the ownership of Tupp.

More Alolan Sandshrew appeared in Not Caving Under Pressure! in the caverns underneath Mount Lanakila. Lillie befriended a particularly large Sandshrew, and helped it reclaim its territory from an aggressive Tyranitar. After the battle, Sophocles's Charjabug found an Ice Stone, which the Sandshrew promptly used to evolve into Sandslash. Sandslash rewarded Lillie with an Icium Z as a token of gratitude.

An Alolan Golem and Muk appeared in A Young Royal Flame Ignites!, under the ownership of members of the Revengers, a heel wrestler group.

Alolan Geodude and Graveler appeared in Sparking Confusion! at Wela Volcano Park, having been driven out by rock hunters attempting to mine the caves in the area for the food the Pokémon eat. The hunters were attacked by their leader, an Alolan Golem, who began attacking indiscriminately. Thanks to the Ultra Guardians' Metang, however, Ash, Kiawe, and Sophocles were able to calm the group of Alolan Pokémon and stop the magnetic interference coming from the Park. The leader Golem later joined a trio of Hikers who volunteered to help with future patrols of Wela Volcano Park.

Pokémon Journeys: The Series

An Alolan Exeggutor appeared in That New Old Gang of Mine!, where it was caught by Goh. An Alolan Dugtrio also appeared in the same episode.

An Alolan Ninetales apperared in Leaping Toward the Dream!. It had wound up on Mount Coronet after being kidnapped and accidentally lost by Pokémon hunters. It was later caught by Goh after he calmed it down and gained its trust, after which Project Mew members took it back home.

A Trainer's Alolan Sandshrew appeared in Aim For The Eight!.

Pokémon Horizons: The Series

An Alolan Muk first appears in The Pendant That Starts It All (Part Two) as a Pokémon that is aboard the Brave Olivine and regularly appears in episodes afterwards. Its main job is garbage disposal.

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

An Alolan Meowth in Pokémon Adventures

Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon arc

Sun's great-grandfather owned three Alolan Meowth prior to his death. One of them, nicknamed Cent, joined Sun's team. They debuted in The Grand Entrance and Delivery Boy Sun.

Nanu's Alolan Persian debuted in Pokémon Move Specialist Professor Kukui, where it battled Olivia's Lycanroc.

Alolan Grimer, Meowth, Rattata, and Marowak all debuted in The Decision and the Tournament of Six.

Moon owns an Alolan Grimer, which debuted in The Party Crasher and Guzma the Destroyer. It evolved into an Alolan Muk sometime before Darkness!! The Mysterious Claws of Necrozma!, thus marking this regional form's debut.

Kiawe's Alolan Marowak debuted in Going Ashore and Neighboring Akala Island, where it battled Cent.

An Alolan Grimer appeared in Unleashing the Incredible Z-Move.

Ilima's Alolan Rattata appeared in A Photoshoot and the Abandoned Thrifty Megamart. An Alolan Raticate belonging to a Team Skull Grunt appeared in a flashback in the same chapter, thus marking this regional form's debut.

Molayne's Alolan Dugtrio appeared in Truth and the Mastermind Behind Team Skull, thus marking this regional form's debut.

An Alolan Raticate belonging to an Aether Foundation Employee debuted in Battle in Vast Poni Canyon.

Multiple Alolan Exeggutor appeared in Madness!! Mother Lusamine! on Exeggutor Island.

Alolan Vulpix, Ninetales, Sandshrew, and Sandslash all debuted in Shock!! Father in the Pendant!, where they were seen on Mount Lanakila.

Alolan Graveler and Golem both debuted in Tyrant!! The Fiendish Man!, under the ownership of Samson Oak.

In the TCG

Alolan Pokémon
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a green background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Rarity # Japanese
Rarity #
Alolan Rattata Darkness Sun & Moon Common 76/149 Collection Moon C 035/060
      Enhanced Expansion Pack Sun & Moon   036/051
Alolan Rattata Darkness Burning Shadows Common 81/147 Darkness that Consumes Light C 034/051
Alolan Rattata Darkness Celestial Storm Common 84/168 SM-P Promotional cards   160/SM-P
Alolan Rattata Darkness Pokémon GO Common 041/078 Pokémon GO C 041/071
Alolan Raticate Darkness Sun & Moon Uncommon 77/149 Collection Moon U 036/060
      Enhanced Expansion Pack Sun & Moon   037/051
Alolan Raticate Darkness Burning Shadows Rare 82/147 Darkness that Consumes Light U 035/051
Alolan Raticate Darkness Pokémon GO Common 042/078 Pokémon GO C 042/071
Alolan RaticateGX Darkness Celestial Storm Ultra-Rare Rare 85/168 SM-P Promotional cards   161/SM-P
Alolan Raichu Lightning Alolan Raichu Half Deck   17/30 SM-P Promotional cards   100/SM-P
Alolan Raichu Half Deck   30/30      
SM Black Star Promos   SM65 SM-P Promotional cards   157/SM-P
Alolan Raichu Lightning Crimson Invasion Rare Holo 31/111 Ultradimensional Beasts R 016/050
SM Black Star Promos   SM72      
Alolan Raichu Lightning Unified Minds Rare Holo 57/236 GG End R 010/054
Raichu & Alolan RaichuTag Team GX Lightning Unified Minds Ultra-Rare Rare 54/236 GG End RR 008/054
Unified Minds Rare Ultra 220/236 GG End SR 056/054
Unified Minds Rare Ultra 221/236 GG End SR 057/054
Unified Minds Rare Rainbow 241/236 GG End HR 064/054
Alolan Sandshrew Water Guardians Rising Common 19/145 Islands Await You C 010/050
      Facing a New Trial   011/049
      GX Battle Boost   020/114
Miscellaneous Promotional cards   19a/145 SM-P Promotional cards   077/SM-P
Alolan Sandshrew Water Ultra Prism Common 28/156 Ultra Moon C 001/066
McDonald's Collection 2019   4/12      
Alolan Sandshrew Metal Cosmic Eclipse Common 137/236 Alter Genesis C 051/095
Alolan Sandslash Water Guardians Rising Rare 20/145 Islands Await You U 011/050
      Facing a New Trial   012/049
SM Black Star Promos   SM18      
      GX Battle Boost   021/114
Alolan Sandslash Water Ultra Prism Rare 29/156 Ultra Moon U 002/066
Alolan Sandslash Metal SM Black Star Promos   SM127 SM-P Promotional cards   217/SM-P
Alolan Sandslash Metal Cosmic Eclipse Rare 138/236 Alter Genesis U 052/095
Alolan SandslashGX Water SM Black Star Promos   SM236 SM-P Promotional cards   384/SM-P
Alolan Vulpix Water Guardians Rising Common 21/145 Islands Await You C 012/050
      Facing a New Trial   013/049
Miscellaneous Promotional cards   21a/145 SM-P Promotional cards   052/SM-P
      GX Ultra Shiny   022/150
Hidden Fates Rare Shiny SV8/SV94 GX Ultra Shiny S 168/150
      SM-P Promotional cards   293/SM-P
Alolan Vulpix Water Burning Shadows Common 27/147 SM-P Promotional cards   023/SM-P
      SM-P Promotional cards   206/SM-P
Alolan Vulpix Water Ultra Prism Common 30/156 GX Battle Boost   022/114
Alolan Vulpix Water       SM-P Promotional cards   147/SM-P
Alolan Vulpix Water Lost Thunder Common 53/214 Fairy Rise C 014/050
      SM-P Promotional cards   379/SM-P
      Tag All Stars   032/173
Alolan Vulpix Water Cosmic Eclipse Common 39/236 Alter Genesis C 016/095
Alolan VulpixV Water Silver Tempest Ultra-Rare Rare 033/195 Incandescent Arcana RR 022/068
Silver Tempest Rare Ultra 173/195 Incandescent Arcana SR 077/068
Alolan VulpixVSTAR Water Silver Tempest Rare VSTAR 034/195 Incandescent Arcana RRR 023/068
Silver Tempest Rare Rainbow 197/195 Incandescent Arcana HR 087/068
Alolan Ninetales Water Burning Shadows Rare 28/147 Facing a New Trial   014/049
      GX Battle Boost   023/114
Alolan Ninetales Fairy SM Black Star Promos   SM128 SM-P Promotional cards   218/SM-P
Alolan Ninetales Fairy Team Up Rare Holo 111/181 GX Ultra Shiny   089/150
Alolan Ninetales Fairy Cosmic Eclipse Rare Holo 145/236 Alter Genesis R 056/095
      SM-P Promotional cards   389/SM-P
Alolan NinetalesGX Water Guardians Rising Ultra-Rare Rare 22/145 Islands Await You RR 013/050
Guardians Rising Rare Ultra 132/145 Islands Await You SR 052/050
Guardians Rising Rare Rainbow 150/145 Islands Await You HR 057/050
Hidden Fates Rare Shiny GX SV53/SV94 GX Ultra Shiny SSR 213/150
Alolan NinetalesGX Fairy Lost Thunder Ultra-Rare Rare 132/214 Fairy Rise RR 025/050
Lost Thunder Rare Ultra 205/214 Fairy Rise SR 053/050
Lost Thunder Rare Rainbow 225/214 Fairy Rise HR 059/050
      Tag All Stars RR 095/173
Alolan Diglett Metal Sun & Moon Common 86/149 Collection Sun C 037/060
McDonald's Collection 2017   9/12      
      GX Battle Boost   066/114
Alolan Diglett Metal Ultra Prism Common 78/156 Ultra Sun C 032/066
      SM-P Promotional cards   163/SM-P
      GX Starter Decks   076/131
      GX Ultra Shiny   076/150
Alolan Diglett Metal Lost Thunder Common 122/214 Thunderclap Spark C 035/060
Alolan Diglett Metal Unbroken Bonds Common 121/214 Full Metal Wall C 030/054
      Tag All Stars   084/173
Alolan Dugtrio Metal Sun & Moon Rare Holo 87/149 Collection Sun R 038/060
      GX Battle Boost   067/114
Alolan Dugtrio Metal Ultra Prism Uncommon 79/156 Ultra Sun C 033/066
      GX Starter Decks   077/131
      GX Ultra Shiny   077/150
McDonald's Collection 2019   11/12      
Alolan Dugtrio Metal Lost Thunder Uncommon 123/214 Thunderclap Spark C 036/060
Alolan Dugtrio Metal Unbroken Bonds Rare 122/214 Full Metal Wall U 031/054
      Tag All Stars   085/173
Alolan Meowth Darkness Sun & Moon Common 78/149 Collection Sun C 032/060
      Sun & Moon Starter Set   026/059
McDonald's Collection 2017   8/12      
      GX Starter Decks   065/131
Alolan Meowth Darkness SM Black Star Promos   SM43 SM-P Promotional cards   010/SM-P
Alolan Meowth Darkness SM Black Star Promos   SM51 SM-P Promotional cards   032/SM-P
Alolan Meowth Darkness       SM-P Promotional cards   255/SM-P
Alolan Meowth Darkness Lost Thunder Common 118/214 Super-Burst Impact C 056/095
McDonald's Collection 2019   10/12      
Alolan Meowth Darkness Cosmic Eclipse Common 128/236 Remix Bout C 039/064
Alolan Persian Darkness Sun & Moon Uncommon 79/149 Collection Sun U 033/060
      GX Starter Decks   066/131
Alolan Persian Darkness Lost Thunder Rare 119/214 Super-Burst Impact U 057/095
Alolan Geodude Lightning Guardians Rising Common 40/145 Alolan Moonlight C 015/050
Alolan Geodude Lightning Crimson Invasion Common 32/111 Awakened Heroes C 016/050
Alolan Geodude Lightning Team Up Common 34/181 Tag Bolt C 032/095
Alolan Geodude Lightning Team Up Common 35/181 Tag Bolt C 033/095
Alolan Graveler Lightning Guardians Rising Uncommon 41/145 Alolan Moonlight C 016/050
Alolan Graveler Lightning Crimson Invasion Uncommon 33/111 Awakened Heroes U 017/050
Alolan Graveler Lightning Team Up Uncommon 36/181 Tag Bolt C 034/095
Alolan Golem Lightning Guardians Rising Rare Holo 42/145 Alolan Moonlight R 017/050
Alolan Golem Lightning Team Up Rare 37/181 Tag Bolt U 035/095
Alolan GolemGX Lightning Crimson Invasion Ultra-Rare Rare 34/111 Awakened Heroes RR 018/050
Crimson Invasion Rare Ultra 102/111 Awakened Heroes SR 051/050
Crimson Invasion Rare Rainbow 113/111 Awakened Heroes HR 056/050
Alolan Grimer Psychic Sun & Moon Common 57/149 Collection Moon C 022/060
      GX Battle Boost   034/114
Alolan Grimer Darkness Burning Shadows Common 83/147 To Have Seen the Battle Rainbow C 032/051
Alolan Grimer Darkness Team Up Common 83/181 Dark Order C 018/052
Alolan Grimer Darkness Unified Minds Common 127/236 Tag Team GX Starter Sets   011/031
Alolan Grimer Darkness Cosmic Eclipse Common 130/236 Remix Bout C 041/064
Alolan Muk Psychic Sun & Moon Rare Holo 58/149 Collection Moon R 023/060
      GX Battle Boost   035/114
Alolan Muk Darkness Team Up Rare 84/181 Dark Order U 019/052
Alolan Muk Darkness Cosmic Eclipse Rare 131/236 Remix Bout U 042/064
Alolan MukGX Darkness Burning Shadows Ultra-Rare Rare 84/147 To Have Seen the Battle Rainbow RR 033/051
Burning Shadows Rare Ultra 138/147 To Have Seen the Battle Rainbow SR 054/051
Burning Shadows Rare Rainbow 157/147 To Have Seen the Battle Rainbow HR 060/051
Muk & Alolan MukTag Team GX Psychic Unbroken Bonds Ultra-Rare Rare 61/214 Double Blaze RR 029/095
Unbroken Bonds Rare Ultra 196/214 Double Blaze SR 098/095
Unbroken Bonds Rare Ultra 197/214 Double Blaze SR 099/095
Unbroken Bonds Rare Rainbow 220/214 Double Blaze HR 109/095
Alolan Exeggutor Dragon Ultra Prism Rare 95/156 GX Battle Boost   078/114
Alolan Exeggutor Grass Forbidden Light Rare 2/131 Forbidden Light R 002/094
Yellow A Alternate cards   2a/131 SM-P Promotional cards   201/SM-P
McDonald's Collection 2019   2/12      
Alolan Exeggutor Dragon Team Up Rare 114/181 GX Ultra Shiny   096/150
Alolan Exeggutor Dragon Team Up Rare 115/181 Tag Bolt U 061/095
Alolan ExeggutorGX Dragon Crimson Invasion Ultra-Rare Rare 74/111 Ultradimensional Beasts RR 037/050
Crimson Invasion Rare Ultra 107/111 Ultradimensional Beasts SR 054/050
Crimson Invasion Rare Rainbow 118/111 Ultradimensional Beasts HR 059/050
Rowlet & Alolan ExeggutorTag Team GX Grass Unified Minds Ultra-Rare Rare 1/236 Sky Legend RR 001/054
Unified Minds Rare Ultra 214/236 Sky Legend SR 055/054
Unified Minds Rare Ultra 215/236 Sky Legend SR 056/054
Unified Minds Rare Rainbow 237/236 Sky Legend HR 063/054
Alolan ExeggutorV Grass Pokémon GO Ultra-Rare Rare 005/078 Pokémon GO RR 005/071
Pokémon GO Rare Ultra 071/078 Pokémon GO SR 072/071
SWSH Black Star Promos   SWSH225 S-P Promotional cards   288/S-P
Alolan Marowak Fire Crimson Invasion Rare Holo 12/111 Awakened Heroes R 006/050
Alolan Marowak Fire Forbidden Light Rare 12/131 Forbidden Light U 010/094
Alolan Marowak Psychic Team Up Rare 64/181 GX Ultra Shiny   040/150
Alolan Marowak Psychic Unified Minds Rare 75/236 GG End U 013/054
Alolan MarowakGX Fire SM Black Star Promos   SM187 SM-P Promotional cards   252/SM-P


  • According to an interview with Shigeru Ohmori, regional forms were inspired by cases of speciation induced by region isolation, specifically mentioning the Galápagos Islands as a direct inspiration. In addition, Ohmori mentioned that Alolan Exeggutor was the first regional form of a Pokémon to be designed, and inspired the creation of other Alolan forms.[2]
  • In Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon, when a Pokémon undergoes evolution into a regional form, the background in the evolution animation is green, as opposed to the blue background used for all other Pokémon. Conversely, when a Pokémon Egg hatches into a regional form, the background is blue instead of yellow. Additionally, a different arrangement of the evolution music is played in both of these situations.
  • Alolan forms are the only regional forms whose original forms were all originally introduced in a single generation (Generation I) or region (Kanto).
    • Alolan forms are also the only regional forms where no member has a exclusive evolution.
  • Alolan Raichu is the only regional form of a Pokémon to have access to an exclusive Z-Move.
  • Alolan Geodude's evolutionary line is the only three-stage evolutionary line in which all members have a regional form.
  • Alolan Marowak is the only regional form to not share at least one of its types with its pre-evolved form.
  • Meowth is the only Pokémon to have:
    • More than one regional form with them being for different regions, as it has both an Alolan and Galarian regional form.
    • Both a regional form and a Gigantamax form.

In other languages

Alola formSMUSUMPE / Alolan formSwSh

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
Denmark Flag.png Danish Alola Form
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Alola Form*
Finland Flag.png Finnish Alola-muoto
France Flag.png French Forme d'Alola
Germany Flag.png German Alola-Form
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Wujud Alola*
Bentuk Alola
Italy Flag.png Italian Forma di Alola
South Korea Flag.png Korean 알로라의 모습 Alola-yi Moseup
Malaysia Flag.png Malaysian Bentuk Alola
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Alola Form
Poland Flag.png Polish Forma Alolańska*
Forma Aloli*
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Forma Alola*
Forma de Alola*
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Forma Alola
Russia Flag.png Russian Форма региона Алола Forma regiona Alola
Spain Flag.png Spanish Forma de Alola
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Alola Form
Thailand Flag.png Thai ร่างอโลลา Rang Alola
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Alola Formu
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Dạng Alola
Hình thái Alola

Alolan <Pokémon>

Language Title
Denmark Flag.png Danish Alolan <Pokémon>
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Alolan <Pokémon>
Finland Flag.png Finnish Alolalainen <Pokémon>
France Flag.png French <Pokémon> d'Alola
Germany Flag.png German Alola-<Pokémon>
Hungary Flag.png Hungarian Alola <Pokémon>
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Alolan <Pokémon>
Italy Flag.png Italian <Pokémon> di Alola
South Korea Flag.png Korean 알로라 <Pokémon> Alola <Pokémon>
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Alolan <Pokémon>
Poland Flag.png Polish <Pokémon> Alolański
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese <Pokémon> de Alola
Russia Flag.png Russian <Pokémon> региона Алола <Pokémon> regiona Alola
Spain Flag.png Spanish <Pokémon> de Alola
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Alolan <Pokémon>
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Alolalı <Pokémon>
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese <Pokémon> hình thái Alola


See also

Pokémon forms and variants
Permanent: Shiny Pokémon (GO) • Alternately colored Pokémon (anime)
Gender differences‎Form differences (GO)
Brilliant PokémonAlpha Pokémon
Transformations: Mega EvolutionPrimal ReversionBond PhenomenonUltra Burst
Dynamax (Gigantamax) • EternamaxTerastal phenomenon
Groups: Totem PokémonNoble PokémonTitan Pokémon
Regional forms: AlolanGalarianHisuianPaldean
Analogous: Paradox PokémonEcologically similar Pokémon
Pikachu variants: Surfing PikachuFlying PikachuCosplay PikachuPikachu in a cap
Miscellaneous: Pokémon fusionsGiant PokémonSpiky-eared PichuPartner Pokémon
Side series original: Shadow PokémonShadow Lugia
Spin-off original: Shadow PokémonPrimal DialgaToy Pokémon (Rusty Pokémon)
Shadow MewtwoPokéxelIllumina phenomenon
Anime original: Pink ButterfreeClone PokémonCrystal Onix
Mirage PokémonMeta GroudonGreen-crystal Deoxys
Manga original: Thu-Fi-ZerBlack FogBlack Tyranitar

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