List of Pokémon by availability (GO)

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This is a list of Pokémon available in Pokémon GO.

List of Pokémon by date

Every generation of Pokémon is represented in Pokémon GO — the entirety of Generations I and II, the vast majority of Generations III to VI, and a select few from Generations VII and VIII. From the first six generations, the following Pokémon species and forms have yet to become available:

Generation Pokémon
III Kecleon
IV RotomRotomRotomRotomOrigin Forme DialgaOrigin Forme PalkiaPhioneManaphyArceus
V DarmanitanZoruaZoroarkLarvestaVolcaronaKyuremKyuremKeldeoKeldeoMeloetta
VI Ash-GreninjaScatterbugSpewpaVivillonSkiddoGogoatHonedgeDoubladeAegislashHawluchaCarbinkZygarde10% Forme ZygardeComplete Forme ZygardeDiancieVolcanion

Out of all the Pokémon that also have certain regional forms, the following have yet to be made available:

Generation Pokémon
II Hisuian TyphlosionGalarian Corsola
V Hisuian SamurottHisuian LilligantWhite-Striped BasculinDarmanitanHisuian ZoruaHisuian Zoroark
VI Hisuian SliggooHisuian GoodraHisuian Avalugg
VII Hisuian Decidueye


Date Pokémon Notes
Jul 6, 2016 All Generation I Pokémon except Ditto, Legendary Pokémon and Mew Initial release.
Nov 23, 2016 Ditto Ditto became available, appearing disguised as Pidgey, Rattata, Zubat, or Magikarp. Ditto also became able to appear disguised as various other Pokémon since then.
Dec 12, 2016 PichuCleffaIgglybuffTogepiTogeticSmoochumElekidMagby Generation II baby Pokémon (besides Tyrogue) became available, exclusively from Eggs.
Feb 16, 2017 ChikoritaBayleefMeganiumCyndaquilQuilavaTyphlosionTotodileCroconawFeraligatrSentretFurretHoothootNoctowlLedybaLedianSpinarakAriadosCrobatChinchouLanturnNatuXatuMareepFlaaffyAmpharosBellossomMarillAzumarillSudowoodoPolitoedHoppipSkiploomJumpluffAipomSunkernSunfloraYanmaWooperQuagsireEspeonUmbreonMurkrowSlowkingMisdreavusUnownWobbuffetGirafarigPinecoForretressDunsparceGligarSteelixSnubbullGranbullQwilfishScizorShuckleHeracrossSneaselTeddiursaUrsaringSlugmaMagcargoSwinubPiloswineCorsolaRemoraidOctilleryMantineSkarmoryHoundourHoundoomKingdraPhanpyDonphanPorygon2StantlerTyrogueHitmontopMiltankBlisseyLarvitarPupitarTyranitar Most remaining Generation II Pokémon became available, except Delibird and Smeargle. This included allowing Generation I Pokémon that have Generation II cross-generational evolutions to evolve into those Pokémon and Togetic now appearing in the wild.
Jul 22, 2017 ArticunoLugia Legendary Pokémon were first made available through Raid Battles. Articuno was first available in Raid Battles from July 22 to 31.
Jul 31, 2017 Moltres Moltres was first available in Raid Battles from July 31 to August 7.
Aug 7, 2017 Zapdos Zapdos was first available in Raid Battles from August 7 to 14.
Aug 14, 2017 Mewtwo The first Mewtwo Raid Battle occurred at the Pokémon GO Stadium event. Mewtwo was subsequently available in field tests and full EX Raid Battles. Mewtwo was made available through normal raids on September 20, 2018.
Aug 31, 2017 RaikouEnteiSuicune Raikou, Entei, and Suicune became available through Raid Battles in (respectively) the Americas, Europe and Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region from August 31 to September 30. On September 30, they then migrated to the preceding region. On October 31, they migrated a final time, until their availability ended on November 30.
Oct 20, 2017 SableyeShuppetBanetteDuskullDusclops The Generation III Ghost-type Pokémon became available, in conjunction with the Halloween 2017 event.
Nov 28, 2017 Ho-Oh Ho-Oh became available through Raid Battles after the successful Global Catch Challenge, lasting until December 14.
Dec 8, 2017 TreeckoGrovyleSceptileTorchicCombuskenBlazikenMudkipMarshtompSwampertPoochyenaMightyenaZigzagoonLinooneWurmpleSilcoonBeautiflyCascoonDustoxSeedotNuzleafShiftryRaltsKirliaGardevoirShroomishBreloomSlakothVigorothSlakingMakuhitaHariyamaAzurillSkittyDelcattyMawileMedititeMedichamElectrikeManectricPlusleMinunRoseliaGulpinSwalotSpoinkGrumpigZangooseSeviperAbsolWynaut 50 Generation III Pokémon became available. Mawile and Absol were only available through Raid Battles.[1]
Dec 15, 2017 Groudon Groudon became available through Raid Battles, lasting until January 15, 2018.
Dec 21, 2017 DelibirdLotadLombreLudicoloCarvanhaSharpedoWailmerWailordBarboachWhiscashCorphishCrawdauntFeebasMiloticSnoruntGlalieSphealSealeoWalreinRelicanthLuvdisc 20 additional Generation III Pokémon became available.[2] Delibird became available exclusively during the Holiday 2017 event.
Jan 12, 2018 Kyogre Kyogre became available through Raid Battles, lasting until February 15, 2018.
Jan 23, 2018 WhismurLoudredExploudNosepassAronLaironAggronNumelCameruptTorkoalTrapinchVibravaFlygonCacneaCacturneLunatoneSolrockBaltoyClaydolLileepCradilyAnorithArmaldo 23 additional Generation III Pokémon became available.
Feb 9, 2018 TaillowSwellowWingullPelipperSurskitMasquerainVolbeatIllumiseSwabluAltariaCastformCastformCastformCastformTropiusChimechoBagonShelgonSalamenceBeldumMetangMetagrossRayquaza 19 additional Generation III Pokémon became available.
Mar 27, 2018 Mew Mew became available through the Special Research mode that was activated alongside Field Research on the same day.
Apr 2, 2018 LatiasLatios Latias and Latios became available through Raid Battles. Latias was available in Europe, Asia, and Australia while Latios could be found in North America, South America, and Africa. They switched locations on May 8 and were available until June 5.
May 30, 2018 Exeggutor (Alolan Form) Alolan Exeggutor became available.
Jun 21, 2018 Rattata (Alolan Form)Raticate (Alolan Form)Sandshrew (Alolan Form)Sandslash (Alolan Form)Vulpix (Alolan Form)Ninetales (Alolan Form)Meowth (Alolan Form)Persian (Alolan Form)Grimer (Alolan Form)Muk (Alolan Form)Registeel Alolan Rattata, Meowth, Grimer, Vulpix, and Sandshrew lines became available through special 7 km Eggs obtained via Gifts. Alolan Rattata and Raticate became catchable in the wild on June 23.[3]
Jul 14, 2018 Diglett (Alolan Form)Dugtrio (Alolan Form)Geodude (Alolan Form)Graveler (Alolan Form)Golem (Alolan Form)Celebi Alolan Diglett and Geodude were made available temporarily to catch in the wild and were exclusive to 7 km Eggs from July 19. Celebi became available through Special Research at Pokémon GO Fest 2018 and was added worldwide on August 20.
Jul 19, 2018 Raichu (Alolan Form)Marowak (Alolan Form)Regice Alolan Raichu and Marowak became available through Raid Battles.
Aug 1, 2018 Spinda Spinda became available through Field Research.
Sep 13, 2018 Regirock Regirock became available in Raid Battles until September 30.
Sep 21, 2018 Deoxys Normal Forme Deoxys became available in EX Raid Battles.
Oct 16, 2018 TurtwigGrotleTorterraChimcharMonfernoInfernapePiplupPrinplupEmpoleonStarlyStaraviaStaraptorBidoofBibarelKricketotKricketuneShinxLuxioLuxrayPachirisuBunearyLopunnyChatotRioluLucarioCarnivine 26 Generation IV Pokémon became available.[4]
Oct 23, 2018 DrifloonDrifblimStunkySkuntankSpiritombGiratina 6 additional Generation IV Pokémon became available. Spiritomb could be obtained in a Special Research while Altered Forme Giratina was made available in Raid Battles until November 20.
Nov 1, 2018 NincadaNinjaskShedinja Nincada is available exclusively through Field Research, and Shedinja through Research Breakthrough.
Nov 6, 2018 BudewBuizelFloatzel Budew became available in Eggs and Buizel in the wild.
Nov 14, 2018 RoseradeMismagiusHonchkrowWeavileRhyperiorElectivireMagmortarTogekissGliscorPorygon-ZDusknoirMeltanMelmetal 11 additional Generation IV Pokémon became available, all of which are the evolved forms of earlier generation Pokémon, and require a Sinnoh Stone to evolve them. Meltan is also made available via the Mystery Box or through Special Research, and can evolve into Melmetal with Meltan Candy400.
Nov 20, 2018 Cresselia Cresselia became available in Raid Battles until December 18.
Dec 18, 2018 DeoxysChinglingBronzorBronzongMunchlaxSkorupiDrapionCroagunkToxicroakFinneonLumineonMantykeSnoverAbomasnowHeatran 14 additional Generation IV Pokémon became available. Chingling, Munchlax, and Mantyke became available in 7 km Eggs, Heatran became available in Raid Battles until January 15, 2019, and Attack Forme Deoxys was added to EX Raid Battles.
Jan 30, 2019 Palkia Palkia became available in Raid Battles until February 28.
Feb 1, 2019 CranidosRampardosShieldonBastiodonCombeeVespiquenAmbipomGlameowPuruglyBonslyLickilickyTangrowthYanmegaGalladeFroslass 14 additional Generation IV Pokémon became available. Ambipom, Lickilicky, Tangrowth, Yanmega, Gallade and Froslass are the evolved forms of earlier generation Pokémon, and require a Sinnoh Stone to be obtained.
Feb 13, 2019 Happiny Happiny became available through 7 km Eggs, in conjunction with Valentine's Day 2019.
Feb 15, 2019 Mamoswine Mamoswine became available as part of the Swinub Community Day by evolving Piloswine with a Sinnoh Stone.
Feb 23, 2019 ClamperlHuntailGorebyss The Clamperl line became available through Limited Research and later in the wild.
Feb 25, 2019 Smeargle Smeargle became available through surprise encounters via the GO Snapshot feature.
Mar 1, 2019 Dialga Dialga became available in Raid Battles until March 28.
Mar 25, 2019 Deoxys Defense Forme Deoxys became available in EX Raid Battles.
Apr 2, 2019 Giratina Origin Forme Giratina became available in Raid Battles until April 29.
Apr 29, 2019 ShellosShellosGastrodonGastrodonUxieMespritAzelf Uxie, Mesprit, and Azelf became available in the wild, and later in Raid Battles. Shellos and Gastrodon were also accidentally made available in the wild for about 30 minutes.
May 17, 2019 BurmyBurmyBurmyWormadamWormadamWormadamMothimCherubiCherrimCherrimGibleGabiteGarchompHippopotasHippowdonMagnezoneLeafeonGlaceonProbopass 14 additional Generation IV Pokémon became available. Magnezone, Leafeon, Glaceon and Probopass were new evolutions of old Pokémon, available through new types of Lure Module. Additionally, Shellos and Gastrodon were formally and permanently added, with their forms becoming region-exclusive several hours after initial release.
Jun 13, 2019 Jirachi Jirachi became available through Special Research at Pokémon GO Fest 2019 Chicago and later Dortmund and Yokohama.
Jun 28, 2019 Deoxys Speed Forme Deoxys became available in EX Raid Battles.
Sep 16, 2019 SnivyServineSerperiorTepigPigniteEmboarOshawottDewottSamurottPatratWatchogLillipupHerdierStoutlandPurrloinLiepardPansageSimisagePansearSimisearPanpourSimipourPidoveTranquillUnfezantBlitzleZebstrikaDrilburExcadrillFoongusAmoongussFerroseedFerrothornKlinkKlangKlinklangLitwickLampentChandelureGolettGolurkHeatmorDurantDeinoZweilousHydreigon 46 Generation V Pokémon became available.
Sep 26, 2019 Mime Jr. Mime Jr. became available to hatch from 5 km Eggs in Europe.
Oct 17, 2019 DarkraiYamaskCofagrigus Darkrai became available in Raid Battles until November 1. Yamask became available exclusively during Halloween 2019.
Nov 2, 2019 Regigigas Regigigas became available through a paid, limited-time Special Research event and later in EX Raid Battles on November 18.
Nov 4, 2019 Cobalion Cobalion became available in Raid Battles until November 26.
Nov 16, 2019 Weezing (Galarian Form) Galarian Weezing became available in Raid Battles.
Nov 26, 2019 Terrakion Terrakion became available in Raid Battles until December 17.
Dec 17, 2019 Virizion Virizion became available in Raid Battles until January 7, 2020.
Dec 24, 2019 CubchooBearticCryogonal The families of Cubchoo and Cryogonal became available in the wild.
Jan 10, 2020 RoggenrolaBoldoreGigalithTimburrGurdurrConkeldurrTympolePalpitoadSeismitoadThrohSawkVenipedeWhirlipedeScolipedeBasculin (Red-Striped Form)Basculin (Blue-Striped Form)MaractusDwebbleCrustleSigilyphTirtougaCarracostaArchenArcheopsTrubbishGarbodorKarrablastEscavalierJoltikGalvantulaAxewFraxureHaxorusShelmetAccelgor 34 additional Generation V Pokémon became available.
Jan 24, 2020 DarumakaDarmanitan The Darumaka family became available in 7 km Eggs during the Lunar New Year 2020 event and became available in the wild and in 10 km Eggs afterwards.
Jan 29, 2020 ScraggyScrafty Scraggy became available as a GO Battle League reward.
Feb 1, 2020 WoobatSwoobat Woobat became available through Research Breakthroughs until March 1 and in the wild after the Buddy Up event.
Feb 2, 2020 MinccinoCinccino Minccino became available in 5 km Eggs and through Limited Research.
Feb 4, 2020 Tornadus Incarnate Forme Tornadus became available in Raid Battles until February 25.
Feb 14, 2020 AudinoAlomomola Audino and Alomomola became available in the wild.
Mar 2, 2020 Thundurus Incarnate Forme Thundurus became available in Raid Battles until March 31.
Mar 13, 2020 RuffletBraviary Rufflet became available as a GO Battle League reward.
Mar 20, 2020 Genesect Genesect became available through a paid, limited-time Special Research event. It was later added to general Special Research and was available in Raid Battles from August 14 to 21.
Mar 27, 2020 GothitaGothoritaGothitelleSolosisDuosionReuniclus Gothita and Solosis became available in the wild.
Mar 31, 2020 Landorus Incarnate Forme Landorus became available in Raid Battles until April 28 and as a GO Battle League reward.
Apr 1, 2020 Stunfisk Stunfisk became available in the wild and as a Field Research reward.
May 26, 2020 Reshiram Reshiram became available in Raid Battles until June 16.
Jun 3, 2020 Meowth (Galarian Form)Zigzagoon (Galarian Form)Linoone (Galarian Form)Darumaka (Galarian Form)Darmanitan (Galarian Form)Stunfisk (Galarian Form)ObstagoonPerrserker Galarian Meowth, Zigzagoon, and Darumaka became available in 7 km Eggs, and Galarian Stunfisk became available in Raid Battles, in the wild and in Special Research.
Jun 16, 2020 Zekrom Zekrom became available in Raid Battles until July 7.
Jun 17, 2020 Farfetch'd (Galarian Form) Galarian Farfetch'd became available in the wild worldwide.
Jul 3, 2020 DucklettSwanna Ducklett became available in the wild, in 5 km Eggs, and in Timed Research.
Jul 7, 2020 Kyurem Kyurem became available in Raid Battles until July 31.
Jul 17, 2020 PetililLilligant Petilil became available in the wild, in 5 km Eggs, and in Timed Research.
Jul 25, 2020 Rotom Wash Rotom became available to paid Pokémon GO Fest 2020 players in GO Snapshot.
Jul 26, 2020 Victini Victini became available through paid Special Research for Pokémon GO Fest 2020.
Aug 7, 2020 ElgyemBeheeyem Elgyem became available in the wild, in 7 km Eggs, and in Raid Battles.
Aug 14, 2020 SewaddleSwadloonLeavannyCottoneeWhimsicottEmolgaBouffalant Sewaddle, Cottonee, Emolga became available in the wild and in 7 km Eggs. Bouffalant is a regional and became available in the wild and in 5 km Eggs.
Oct 9, 2020 DeerlingSawsbuck Autumn Form Deerling was added to the wild.
Oct 12, 2020 SandileKrokorokKrookodilePawniardBisharpVullabyMandibuzz Sandile, Pawniard, and Vullaby were added to new 12 km Eggs.
Oct 23, 2020 Ponyta (Galarian Form)Rapidash (Galarian Form)Sirfetch'd Galarian Ponyta was added to Raid Battles and 7 km Eggs and Galarian Farfetch'd was made able to evolve into Sirfetch'd.
Oct 24, 2020 Yamask (Galarian Form)Runerigus Galarian Yamask was made available in Special Research.
Nov 30, 2020 EspurrMeowsticMeowstic Espurr was made available in raids.
Dec 1, 2020 DeerlingDeerlingSawsbuckSawsbuck Summer and Winter Form Deerling were made available in the wild with the introduction of Seasons.
Dec 2, 2020 ChespinQuilladinChesnaughtFennekinBraixenDelphoxFroakieFrogadierGreninjaBunnelbyDiggersbyFletchlingFletchinderTalonflameLitleoPyroarPyroarKlefkiNoibatNoivern 19 Generation VI Pokémon became available - Klefki as a regional exclusive in France.
Dec 19, 2020 Mr. Mime (Galarian Form)Mr. Rime Galarian Mr. Mime was made available through paid Special Research and was made available publicly on December 23, 2021.
Dec 22, 2020 VanilliteVanillishVanilluxe Vanillite was made available in the wild, 5 km Eggs, and Field Research.
Jan 11, 2021 FrillishJellicent Male Frillish became available as a GO Battle League reward.
Feb 14, 2021 MunnaMusharna Munna became available in the wild, 5 km Eggs, and raids.
Mar 1, 2021 DeerlingSawsbuckFrillishJellicent Spring Form Deerling and female Frillish were added to the wild.
Mar 16, 2021 TynamoEelektrikEelektrossThundurus Tynamo became available in the wild, 5 km Eggs, and raids and Therian Forme Thundurus became available in raids until March 30.
Mar 30, 2021 Tornadus Therian Forme Tornadus became available in Raid Battles until April 13.
Apr 13, 2021 LandorusSkrelpDragalgeClauncherClawitzer Therian Forme Landorus became available in raids until April 27 and Skrelp and Clauncher became available in the wild, raids, and Field Research.
Apr 20, 2021 BinacleBarbaracle Binacle became available in the wild, raids, and Field Research.
May 4, 2021 SpritzeeAromatisseSwirlixSlurpuffGoomySliggooGoodraXerneas Spritzee, Swirlix, and Goomy became available in the wild and Field Research, while Xerneas became available in raids until May 17.
May 11, 2021 PanchamPangoro Pancham became available in Raid Battles.
May 18, 2021 Yveltal Yveltal became available in Raid Battles until May 31.
May 25, 2021 Sylveon Sylveon became a possible evolution of Eevee.
May 31, 2021 MienfooMienshao Mienfoo became available as a GO Battle League reward.
Jun 8, 2021 Slowpoke (Galarian Form)Slowbro (Galarian Form) Galarian Slowpoke became available in raids and Field Research.
Jul 17, 2021 Meloetta Meloetta became available through paid Special Research for Pokémon GO Fest 2021 and was made available publicly on September 21.
Aug 20, 2021 SkwovetGreedentWoolooDubwoolFalinksZacian Skwovet, Wooloo, and Falinks became available in the wild and Field Research, while Zacian became available in raids until August 26.
Aug 26, 2021 Zamazenta Zamazenta became available in Raid Battles until September 1.
Sep 5, 2021 Hoopa Hoopa Confined became available through Special Research.
Sep 8, 2021 InkayMalamar Inkay became available in the wild, raids, and Field Research.
Sep 21, 2021 FurfrouFurfrouFurfrouFurfrouFurfrouFurfrouFurfrouFurfrouFurfrou Furfrou became available in the wild. Its alternate forms (except Heart Trim) debuted alongside the form-changing mechanic, some as regional exclusives.
Oct 1, 2021 Zarude Zarude became available through Special Research.
Oct 15, 2021 Slowking (Galarian Form) Galarian Slowking became a possible evolution of Galarian Slowpoke.
Oct 22, 2021 PhantumpTrevenantPumpkabooGourgeist Phantump and all sizes of Pumpkaboo became available in the wild and raids.
Nov 5, 2021 Dedenne Dedenne became available in the wild, raids, and Field Research.
Nov 26, 2021 Hoopa Hoopa Unbound became a possible form change of Hoopa Confined through Special Research.
Dec 7, 2021 Druddigon Druddigon became available in raids and Field Research.
Dec 23, 2021 BergmiteAvalugg Bergmite became available in the wild and 7 km Eggs.
Jan 19, 2022 HelioptileHeliolisk Helioptile became available in the wild and Field Research.
Jan 30, 2022 Voltorb (Hisuian Form) Hisuian Voltorb became available in the wild and Special Research.
Feb 10, 2022 FlabébéFlabébéFlabébéFlabébéFlabébéFloetteFloetteFloetteFloetteFloetteFlorgesFlorgesFlorgesFlorgesFlorgesFurfrou Flabébé became available in the wild, with some forms as regional exclusives, while Heart Trim became a possible form change of Furfrou.
Feb 18, 2022 Electrode (Hisuian Form) Hisuian Electrode became a possible evolution of Hisuian Voltorb.
Mar 1, 2022 RowletDartrixDecidueyeLittenTorracatIncineroarPopplioBrionnePrimarinaPikipekTrumbeakToucannonYungoosGumshoosRockruffLycanrocLycanrocComfeyJangmo-oHakamo-oKommo-oTapu Koko 21 Generation VII Pokémon became available, with Rockruff in Raid Battles until March 22 and 10 km Eggs, Comfey as a regional exclusive in Hawaii, and Tapu Koko in Raid Battles until March 15.
Mar 15, 2022 Oricorio (Baile Style)Oricorio (Pom-Pom Style)Oricorio (Pa'u Style)Oricorio (Sensu Style) Oricorio became available in the wild and Field Research, with each form as a regional exclusive.
Mar 22, 2022 FomantisLurantisTapu Lele Fomantis became available in the wild and Field Research, while Tapu Lele became available in Raid Battles until April 5.
Apr 3, 2022 SalanditSalazzle Salandit became available in 12 km Eggs.
Apr 12, 2022 Tapu Bulu Tapu Bulu became available in Raid Battles until April 26.
Apr 20, 2022 Oranguru Oranguru became available in the wild and 7 km Eggs.
Apr 23, 2022 StuffulBewear Stufful debuted in the April 2022 Community Day.
May 10, 2022 Tapu Fini Tapu Fini became available in Raid Battles until June 1.
May 12, 2022 DewpiderAraquanid Dewpider became available in the wild and Field Research.
Jun 4, 2022 Shaymin Land Forme Shaymin became available through paid Special Research for Pokémon GO Fest 2022.
Jun 5, 2022 Nihilego Nihilego became available in Raid Battles for Pokémon GO Fest 2022.
Jun 7, 2022 TyruntTyrantrumAmauraAurorus Tyrunt and Amaura became available in 7 km Eggs and Field Research, and in the wild on June 12.
Jun 16, 2022 WimpodGolisopod Wimpod became available in the wild, Raid Battles, and Field Research.
Jul 1, 2022 RotomShayminPheromosa Mow Rotom became available through GO Snapshot and Sky Forme Shaymin and Pheromosa became available through paid Special Research for Pokémon GO Fest 2022.
Jul 22, 2022 Buzzwole Buzzwole became available through paid Special Research for Pokémon GO Fest 2022.
Jul 25, 2022 ArticunoZapdosMoltres Galarian Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres became available through Daily Adventure Incense.
Jul 27, 2022 GrowlitheArcanineQwilfishSneaselSneaslerOverqwil Hisuian Growlithe and Sneasel became available in 7 km Eggs, while Hisuian Qwilfish became available in the wild and 7 km Eggs.
Jul 31, 2022 Braviary Hisuian Braviary became available in Raid Battles.
Aug 5, 2022 Xurkitree Xurkitree became available through paid Special Research for Pokémon GO Fest 2022.
Aug 10, 2022 GrubbinCharjabugVikavolt Grubbin became available in the wild and Field Research.
Sep 1, 2022 Cosmog Cosmog became available through Special Research.
Sep 13, 2022 CelesteelaKartana Celesteela and Kartana became available in Raid Battles until September 27.
Sep 16, 2022 Togedemaru Togedemaru became available in the wild, Raid Battles, and Field Research.
Sep 27, 2022 MareanieToxapex Mareanie became available in the wild, Raid Battles, and Field Research.
Oct 5, 2022 Cosmoem Cosmoem became a possible evolution of Cosmog.
Oct 14, 2022 MorelullShiinotic Morelull became available in the wild, Raid Battles, and Field Research.
Nov, 2022 Guzzlord TBA

Mega Evolutions

See also: Mega Evolution (GO)

The ability to Mega Evolve certain species of Pokémon was added on August 27, 2020 and is available by collecting that Pokémon's Mega Energy. The following Mega Evolutions are currently available:

Date Mega Evolution Notes
Aug 27, 2020 VenusaurCharizardCharizardBlastoiseBeedrill Initial release.
Sep 18, 2020 Pidgeot Mega Pidgeot was released after the Mega Battle Challenge.
Sep 29, 2020 Houndoom Mega Houndoom was also released after the Mega Battle Challenge.
Oct 24, 2020 Gengar Mega Gengar was released for the Halloween event.
Dec 1, 2020 Abomasnow Mega Abomasnow was released.
Jan 18, 2021 Ampharos Mega Ampharos was released.
Feb 9, 2021 Gyarados Mega Gyarados was released for the Lunar New Year event.
Mar 16, 2021 Manectric Mega Manectric was released for the Charge Up event.
April 4, 2021 Lopunny Mega Lopunny was released for the Spring into Spring event.
May 15, 2021 Altaria Mega Altaria was released following Swablu Community Day.
Jun 8, 2021 Slowbro Mega Slowbro was released.
Oct 22, 2021 Absol Mega Absol was released for the Halloween event.
Dec 1, 2021 Steelix Mega Steelix was released at the beginning of the Season of Heritage.
Jan 7, 2022 Aerodactyl Mega Aerodactyl was released for the Mountains of Power event.
Apr 29, 2022 Kangaskhan Mega Kangaskhan was released for the A Mega Moment event.
May 3, 2022 LatiasLatios Mega Latias and Latios were released for the Pokémon Air Adventures event.
Aug 10, 2022 Scizor Mega Scizor was released for the Bug Out! 2022 event.
Sept 6, 2022 Alakazam Mega Alakazam was released for the Psychic Spectacular 2022 event.
Sept 16, 2022 Aggron Mega Aggron was released for the Test Your Mettle event.
Oct 20, 2022 TBA TBA

The following Mega Evolutions have yet to be released:

Mega Evolution
PinsirMewtwoMewtwoHeracrossTyranitarSceptileBlazikenSwampertGardevoirSableyeMawileMedichamSharpedoCameruptBanetteGlalieSalamenceMetagrossRayquazaGarchompLucarioGalladeAudinoDiancie

Region-exclusive Pokémon

Certain sets of Pokémon appear to be exclusive to certain regions in the world. Those Pokémon may hatch from 5 km Eggs picked in their respective regions since September 2019. Some of these Pokémon have been made available in other regions during special events. The territories described below are generally limited to broad descriptions, sacrificing precise accuracy. Many community-sourced maps can be found that show these boundaries in much greater detail, such as this.

The following list has been divided based on the type of regional exclusivity. Additionally, Plusle and Minun were region-exclusive Pokémon prior to February 10, 2018.

Region Pokémon Notes
Set 1
East Asia Farfetch'd
  • Between November 25 and 27, 2017, Farfetch'd appeared all over the world.
Australia and Papua New Guinea Kangaskhan
Europe Mr. MimeMime Jr.
United States, southern Canada, and parts of northern Mexico* Tauros
Mexico, Central and South America* Heracross
West, Central, and South Asia Torkoal
Africa and Middle East Tropius
Certain islands east of Australia* Relicanth
Alaska, Canada, and Asian Russia* Pachirisu
Set 2
Europe and Asia-Pacific VolbeatZangooseSawkHeatmor
  • Volbeat and Illumise appeared all over the world from April 21 to 27, 2020, from February 14 to 18, 2021, and from February 10 to 14, 2022.
  • Zangoose and Seviper:
    • Zangoose switched with Seviper on January 5, 2018.
    • Zangoose and Seviper appeared all over the world from April 13 to 18, 2021.
  • Heatmor switched with Durant on December 1, 2020.
Americas, Africa, and Middle East IllumiseSeviperThrohDurant
Set 3
Western Hemisphere LunatoneShellos (West Sea)Basculin (Blue-Striped Form)
  • Lunatone and Solrock:
    • Lunatone and Solrock's locations differ prior to June 23, 2020. From January 23 to June 21, 2018, and from March 19, 2019 to June 23, 2020, Lunatone was exclusive to Europe and Asia-Pacific regions, while Solrock was exclusive to the Americas, Africa, and Middle East.
    • Lunatone switched with Solrock on June 21, 2018, March 19, 2019, June 23, 2020, June 20, 2021, and June 30, 2022.
    • Lunatone and Solrock appeared all over the world during the following events:
      • Summer Solstice 2020: June 21 to 22, 2020
      • Enigma Week: August 7 to 14, 2020
      • Summer Solstice 2021: June 17 to 20, 2021
      • Pokémon TCG Crossover: June 16 to 30, 2022
      • Lunatone and Solrock Event: August 27 to September 1, 2022 (unannounced)
  • Both forms of Basculin appeared all over the world from August 6 to 17, 2021.
Eastern Hemisphere SolrockShellos (East Sea)Basculin (Red-Striped Form)
Set 4
Asia-Pacific UxiePansageFlabébéFurfrouOricorio (Sensu Style)
Europe, Middle East, and Africa MespritPansearFlabébéFurfrouOricorio (Baile Style)
Americas and Greenland AzelfPanpourFlabébéFurfrouOricorio (Pom-Pom Style)
Set 5
Northern Hemisphere Kartana
Southern Hemisphere ChatotCelesteela
Special Regions
Tropics* Corsola
Southeastern United States and the northern Bahamas Carnivine
Southern United States, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America Maractus
Egypt, Greece, and Israel Sigilyph
Northeastern United States Bouffalant
France FurfrouKlefki
Japan Furfrou
Egypt Furfrou
African, Asian, Pacific and Caribbean islands, and Australia Oricorio (Pa'u Style)
Hawaii Comfey

Legendary and Mythical Pokémon and Ultra Beasts

Most Legendary Pokémon and Ultra Beasts have only been released for strictly limited periods in Raid Battles. Several have had repeat appearances in later raids or as Research Breakthrough encounters. Mewtwo, Deoxys, and Regigigas originally appeared in special EX Raids. EX Raid Passes grant players the ability to participate in an EX Raid and are distributed on a semi-random basis to players who have recently completed a Raid at the Gym where the EX Raid would take place.

Uxie, Mesprit, and Azelf have been available in the wild, in their respective regions, as a very rare spawn since April 30, 2019.

The Mythical Pokémon Mew, Celebi, Jirachi, Shaymin, Victini, Meloetta, Hoopa, and Zarude have been made available as rewards for completing their respective Special Research tasks. Meltan, which can be evolved into Melmetal, can be spawned using the Mystery Box.

The following lists all Legendary and Mythical Pokémon and Ultra Beasts that have been made available in Raid Battles.

Pokémon Raid dates Research dates
Articuno Articuno Jul 22 - 31, 2017
Jul 7, 2018*Shiny release
Sep 13 - 20, 2018
Sep 18 - 25, 2020
Feb 20 - Mar 1, 2021
Jul 1 - 7, 2022
Jun 2018
Dec 2018 - Feb 2019
Nov - Dec 2019
Zapdos Zapdos Aug 7 - Sep 1, 2017
Jul 21, 2018Shiny release
Sep 13 - 20, 2018
Sep 25 - Oct 2, 2020
Feb 20 - Mar 1, 2021
Jul 7 - 14, 2022
May 2018
Dec 2018 - Feb 2019
Nov - Dec 2019
Moltres Moltres Jul 31, 2017 - Aug 7, 2017
Sep 8, 2018Shiny release
Sep 13 - 20, 2018
Oct 2 - 9, 2020
Feb 20 - Mar 1, 2021
Jul 14 - 22, 2022
Apr 2018
Dec 2018 - Feb 2019
Nov - Dec 2019
Mewtwo Mewtwo Sep 20 - Oct 23, 2018
Sep 16 - 23, 2019Shiny release
Feb 20 - Mar 1, 2021
Jul 16 - 23, 2021
Jun 16 - Jul 1, 2022
Armored Mewtwo Mewtwo Jul 10 - 31, 2019
Feb 25 - Mar 2, 2020
Raikou Raikou Sep 1, 2017 - Nov 30, 2018*
Jun 29, 2019Shiny release
Sep 2 - 9, 2019
Jan 31 - Feb 4, 2021
Aug 2018
Dec 2018 - Apr 2019
Entei Entei Sep 1, 2017 - Nov 30, 2018*
Jul 14, 2019Shiny release
Sep 2 - 9, 2019
Jan 26 - 31, 2021
Sep 2018
Dec 2018 - Apr 2019
Suicune Suicune Sep 1, 2017 - Nov 30, 2018*
Aug 17, 2019Shiny release
Sep 2 - 9, 2019
Feb 4 - 9, 2021
Oct 2018
Dec 2018 - Apr 2019
Lugia Lugia Jul 22 - 24, 2017
Mar 16 - Apr 2, 2018Shiny release
Jul 14 - 15, 2018
Dec 14 - 17, 2018
Dec 20 - 23, 2019
Nov 5 - 16, 2020
Sep 1 - 14, 2021
Jan - Jun 2019
Ho-Oh Ho-Oh Nov 27 - Dec 14, 2017
May 19 - Jun 7, 2018Shiny release
Aug 24 - 27, 2018
Dec 14 - 17, 2018
Dec 20 - 23, 2019
Jul 3 - 6, 2020
Jan 1 - 5, 2021
Jan - Jun 2019
Regirock Regirock Sep 13 - 30, 2018
Nov 1 - 4, 2019Shiny release
Dec 12 - 13, 2020
Jun 1 - 17, 2021
Feb 1 - 9, 2022
Mar - Apr 2019
Regice Regice Jul 19 - Aug 16, 2018
Nov 1 - 4, 2019Shiny release
Dec 26 - 27, 2020
Jun 1 - 17, 2021
Jan 24 - Feb 1, 2022
Mar - Apr 2019
Registeel Registeel Jun 21 - Jul 19, 2018
Nov 1 - 4, 2019Shiny release
Mar 10 - 12, 2020
Dec 19 - 20, 2020
Jun 1 - 17, 2021
Feb 9 - 16, 2022
Mar - Apr 2019
Latias Latias Apr 2 - Jun 7, 2018
Feb 22 - Mar 1, 2019Shiny release
Jan 24 - 27, 2020
Jun 12 - 15, 2020
Feb 9 - 20, 2021
May - Aug 2019
Latios Latios Apr 2 - Jun 7, 2018
Apr 15 - 22, 2019Shiny release
Jan 24 - 27, 2020
Jun 12 - 15, 2020
Feb 9 - 20, 2021
May - Aug 2019
Kyogre Kyogre Jan 12 - Feb 9, 2018
Feb 23 - Mar 5, 2018
Jun 7 - 22, 2018Shiny release
Jan 15 - 29, 2019
Jun 18 - 27, 2019
Jan 19 - 26, 2021
Jun 1 - 7, 2022
Jul - Aug 2019
Nov - Dec 2019
Groudon Groudon Dec 15, 2017 - Jan 16, 2018
Feb 23 - Mar 5, 2018
Jan 15 - 29, 2019Shiny release
Apr 29 - May 2, 2019
Jun 27 - Jul 10, 2019
Jan 19 - 26, 2021
Jun 7 - 16, 2022
Jul - Aug 2019
Nov - Dec 2019
Rayquaza Rayquaza Jan 12 - Mar 16, 2018
Mar 15 - 18, 2019
Jul 31 - Sep 2, 2019Shiny release
Jul 31 - Aug 7, 2020
Mar 27 - 28, 2021
Deoxys
(Normal Forme)
Deoxys Sep 9 - 16, 2019
Aug 7 - 14, 2020Shiny release
Feb 16 - 19, 2022
Sep 1 - 13, 2022
Deoxys
(Attack Forme)
Deoxys Sep 9 - 16, 2019
Feb 19 - 22, 2022Shiny release
Sep 1 - 13, 2022
Deoxys
(Defense Forme)
Deoxys Sep 9 - 16, 2019
Jul 1 - 16, 2021
Feb 22 - 25, 2022Shiny release
Sep 1 - 13, 2022
Deoxys
(Speed Forme)
Deoxys Sep 9 - 16, 2019
Feb 25 - Mar 1, 2022Shiny release
Sep 1 - 13, 2022
Uxie* Uxie May 2 - 27, 2019
Nov 24 - Dec 1, 2020
Sep 14 - Oct 1, 2021Shiny release
Mesprit* Mesprit May 2 - 27, 2019
Nov 24 - Dec 1, 2020
Sep 14 - Oct 1, 2021Shiny release
Azelf* Azelf May 2 - 27, 2019
Nov 24 - Dec 1, 2020
Sep 14 - Oct 1, 2021Shiny release
Dialga Dialga Mar 1 - 28, 2019
Jul 23 - Aug 6, 2021Shiny release
Jul 22 - 31, 2022
Palkia Palkia Jan 29 - Feb 28, 2019
Aug 6 - 20, 2021Shiny release
Jul 31 - Aug 10, 2022
Heatran Heatran Dec 18, 2018 - Jan 15, 2019
Jan 7 - Feb 4, 2020Shiny release
Aug 21 - Sep 10, 2020
Jan 12 - 19, 2021
Jan 7 - 15, 2022
Regigigas Regigigas Jun 17 - Jul 1, 2021Shiny release
Giratina
(Altered Forme)
Giratina Oct 23 - Nov 20, 2018
Mar 28 - Apr 2, 2019
Sep 23 - Oct 17, 2019Shiny release
Mar 13 - 16, 2020
May 5 - 12, 2020
Oct 12 - 22, 2021
Oct 20 - 27, 2022
Giratina
(Origin Forme)
Giratina Apr 2 - 29, 2019
Oct 9 - 23, 2020Shiny release
Oct 27 - Nov 8, 2022
Cresselia Cresselia Nov 20 - Dec 18, 2018
May 27 - Jun 18, 2019Shiny release
Mar 10 - 12, 2020
Sep 10 - 18, 2020
Nov 16 - Dec 1, 2021
Darkrai Darkrai Oct 17 - Nov 1, 2019
Mar 6 - 9, 2020Shiny release
Apr 28 - May 5, 2020
Oct 23 - Nov 3, 2020
Oct 22 - Nov 5, 2021
Cobalion Cobalion Nov 4 - 26, 2019
Mar 17 - 31, 2020Shiny release
Nov 16 - 24, 2020
Nov 5 - 16, 2021
Terrakion Terrakion Nov 26 - Dec 17, 2019
May 19 - 26, 2020Shiny release
Nov 16 - 24, 2020
Nov 5 - 16, 2021
Virizion Virizion Dec 17, 2019 - Jan 7, 2020
May 12 - 19, 2020Shiny release
Nov 16 - 24, 2020
Nov 5 - 16, 2021
Tornadus
(Incarnate Forme)
Tornadus Feb 4 - 25, 2020
Mar 6 - 11, 2021Shiny release
Apr 27 - May 4, 2021
Tornadus
(Therian Forme)
Tornadus Mar 30 - Apr 13, 2021
Mar 15 - 22, 2022Shiny release
Thundurus
(Incarnate Forme)
Thundurus Mar 2 - 31, 2020
Mar 11 - 16, 2021Shiny release
Apr 27 - May 4, 2021
Thundurus
(Therian Forme)
Thundurus Mar 16 - 30, 2021
Apr 5 - 12, 2022Shiny release
Reshiram Reshiram May 26 - Jun 16, 2020
Dec 1 - 16, 2021Shiny release
Zekrom Zekrom Jun 16 - Jul 7, 2020
Dec 1 - 16, 2021Shiny release
Landorus
(Incarnate Forme)
Landorus Mar 31 - Apr 28, 2020
Mar 1 - 6, 2021Shiny release
Apr 27 - May 4, 2021
Landorus
(Therian Forme)
Landorus Apr 13 - 27, 2021
Apr 26 - May 3, 2022Shiny release
Kyurem Kyurem Jul 7 - 31, 2020
Dec 1, 2020 - Jan 1, 2021
Dec 16, 2021 - Jan 7, 2022Shiny release
Genesect Genesect Aug 14 - 21, 2020Shiny release
Jan 5 - 12, 2021 (Burn Drive)
Oct 1 - 12, 2021 (Douse Drive)
Jan 15 - 24, 2022 (Shock Drive)
Aug 10 - 18, 2022 (Chill Drive)
Xerneas Xerneas May 4 - 17, 2021
Oct 8 - 20, 2022Shiny release
Yveltal Yveltal May 18 - 31, 2021
Sep 27 - Oct 8, 2022Shiny release
Tapu Koko Tapu Koko Mar 1 - 15, 2022
May 25 - Jun 1, 2022
Tapu Lele Tapu Lele Mar 22 - Apr 5, 2022
May 25 - Jun 1, 2022
Tapu Bulu Tapu Bulu Apr 12 - 26, 2022
May 25 - Jun 1, 2022
Tapu Fini Tapu Fini May 10 - Jun 1, 2022
Nihilego Nihilego Jun 5, 2022
Aug 27, 2022
Buzzwole Buzzwole Aug 27, 2022
Pheromosa Pheromosa Aug 27, 2022
Xurkitree Xurkitree Aug 27, 2022
Celesteela* Celesteela Sep 13 - 27, 2022
Kartana* Kartana Sep 13 - 27, 2022
Zacian Zacian Aug 20 - 26, 2021
Aug 18 - 31, 2022
Zamazenta Zamazenta Aug 26 - Sep 1, 2021
Aug 18 - 31, 2022
EX Raids
Mewtwo Mewtwo Aug 14, 2017 - Sep 20, 2018
Sep 25 - Nov 12, 2019
Deoxys
(Normal Forme)
Deoxys Oct 1, 2018 - Jan 4, 2019
Deoxys
(Attack Forme)
Deoxys Dec 18, 2018 - Mar 24, 2019
Deoxys
(Defense Forme)
Deoxys Mar 25 - Jun 23, 2019
Deoxys
(Speed Forme)
Deoxys Jun 28 - Sep 25, 2019
Regigigas Regigigas Nov 18, 2019 - Mar 13, 2020

Special availability

Some species, outside of special events, neither appear in the wild nor evolve from Pokémon that do. Instead, these Pokémon can only be encountered through other methods. In addition to the following list, all baby Pokémon have always been exclusively obtained from hatching Eggs. Alolan Sandshrew, Vulpix, Meowth, and Grimer and Galarian Meowth, Zigzagoon, and Darumaka can normally only be obtained from hatching Eggs, but some have had expanded availability during special events.

Family Pokémon Encounter method
Encounter Evolution only
Alolan Raichu Raichu (Alolan Form)
Galarian Ponyta Ponyta (Galarian Form) Rapidash (Galarian Form)
Alolan Marowak Marowak (Alolan Form)
Galarian Weezing Weezing (Galarian Form)
Galarian Articuno Articuno (Galarian Form)
Galarian Zapdos Zapdos (Galarian Form)
Galarian Moltres Moltres (Galarian Form)
Smeargle Smeargle
Shedinja Shedinja
Mawile Mawile
Spinda Spinda
Absol Absol
Shinx Shinx LuxioLuxray
Cherubi Cherubi
Spiritomb Spiritomb
Timburr Timburr GurdurrConkeldurr
Scraggy Scraggy Scrafty
Frillish Frillish Jellicent
Klink Klink KlangKlinklang
Mienfoo Mienfoo Mienshao
Druddigon Druddigon
Pancham Pancham Pangoro
Rockruff Rockruff LycanrocLycanroc
Salandit Salandit Salazzle

Event-induced availability

The player may choose from the three Kanto starter Pokémon at the beginning of the game: Bulbasaur, Charmander, or Squirtle. If the player walks away from the starter Pokémon four times, Pikachu will also appear as a possible starter Pokémon. These Pokémon may also be found in the wild later on.

It is normally random whether Eevee will evolve into Flareon, Vaporeon, or Jolteon. However, if Eevee walks at least 10 km as the Buddy Pokémon and is then evolved while it is still the Buddy Pokémon, it will evolve into Espeon during the day or Umbreon during the night. Additionally, the Mossy Lure Module and Glacial Lure Module can be used to cause Eevee to evolve into Leafeon or Glaceon, respectively. Finally, gaining seventy hearts as the Buddy Pokémon causes its evolution into Sylveon. It is also possible to force Eevee's evolution into a specific Pokémon if it is given a certain nickname:[5] "Sparky" for Jolteon, "Rainer" for Vaporeon, "Pyro" for Flareon (the names of the Eevee brothers in the Pokémon anime), "Sakura" for Espeon, "Tamao" for Umbreon (two of the Kimono Girls in the anime), "Linnea" for Leafeon, "Rea" for Glaceon, and "Kira" for Sylveon (three of the Eevee users). These nicknames override all other factors in determining evolution; however, each nickname can only influence evolution once per player.

Certain real-world events will occasionally cause Pokémon to appear in the wild that are usually locked to a specific method, such as having region- or Raid-exclusive Pokémon appearing regularly in the wild.

During certain conventions or other events, specific letters of Unown may be made available at a greatly increased rate in the vicinity of the event. The letters made available spell out something related to the event, such as C, H, I, A, G, and O for Pokémon GO Fest in Chicago.

During some special events, featured Pokémon may be caught wearing a commemorative costume. For example, Pikachu and Pichu may be caught or hatched wearing a special hat, and Raichu will retain the hat upon evolution. During the Squirtle Community Day on July 8, 2018, Sunglasses Squirtle based on the Squirtle Squad from the anime was made available through Field Research; Wartortle and Blastoise will both retain the glasses on evolution. During the Valentine's Day 2019 event, a Spinda based on the heart-spotted one from Going for a Spinda could be obtained from Field Research. For Pokémon Day 2019, an Eevee with a hat was added, similarly to Pikachu; it retains the hat upon evolution.

See also: List of Pokémon with form differences (GO), Event Pokémon (GO)

Since September 2018, certain Pokémon have been made available in 7 km Eggs as part of an event, including regional- and Raid-exclusive Pokémon such as Tauros and Absol, respectively.

References


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Kalos • Alola (SMUSUM) • Galar (Isle of ArmorCrown Tundra) • Hisui
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by regional Browser no. FioreAlmiaObliviain no regional Browserin every regional Browser
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by other numbering systems DPBPPokéPark PadRansei GalleryShuffle listPicross listMasters EX Sync Pairs
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by attributes AbilityEgg Groupcategory (abundanceother languages) • habitatIQ groupheightweight
form differences (GO) • gender differencesshapeicon (Gen I–II)
colorcolor palette (Gen I)unique type combinationsmutually exclusive
by evolution evolution family (GO) • no evolution familybranchedcross-generationlevels
by in-game stats base stats (Gen IGen II-VGen VIGen VIIfully evolvedunique base stat totalsGO)
performance statscatch rate (GO) • EVs given in battle (Gen IIIGen IVGen V-VIGen VII) • gender ratio
steps to hatchavailability (GO) • wild held item (Gen II) • experience typebase friendshipcall rate
miscellaneous alphabetically • field moves (Gen IGen IIGen IIIGen IVGen VGen VI)
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