List of Pokémon with form differences (GO)

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In Pokémon GO, several Pokémon have various forms, similar to the ones in the core series, but affected by completely different mechanics. All forms in GO except for Shaymin, Furfrou, and Hoopa are determined at the time of capture and cannot be changed. Although every species has one Pokédex entry each, a Pokémon is considered different from any of its alternate forms; this means that even if a player has one form of the Pokémon species registered in the Pokédex, an alternate form will still appear as a silhouette in the Nearby screen, and receiving one in a trade will be considered a Special Trade.

Regional forms

Regional forms were first introduced to Pokémon GO around the time Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon was officially announced. Some species appear in the wild, while others are exclusive to 7 km Eggs, raids, and later, Field Research (with the exception of limited-time events). Galarian Weezing was introduced on November 16, 2019 in raids to celebrate the release of Pokémon Sword and Shield. Hisuian Voltorb was introduced on January 30, 2022 in the wild and Special Research to celebrate the release of Pokémon Legends: Arceus.

Obtainability Encounterable Pokémon Evolution only
Wild encounters RattataShinyDiglettShinyGeodudeShinyVoltorbExeggutorShinyArticuno*Zapdos*Moltres*Qwilfish RaticateShinyDugtrioShinyGravelerShinyGolemShinyElectrodeOverqwil
Non-wild encounters
(Eggs, Raid Battles and Research tasks)
RaichuShinySandshrewShinyVulpixShinyMeowthShinyMeowthShinyGrowlithePonytaShinySlowbroFarfetch'dShinyGrimerShinyMarowakShinyWeezingShinyMr. MimeSneaselZigzagoonShinyDarumakaShinyYamaskStunfiskShinyBraviaryShiny SandslashShinyNinetalesShinyPersianShinyArcanineRapidashShinySlowbroMukShinySlowkingLinooneShinyDarmanitanShinyObstagoonShinyPerrserkerShinySirfetch'dShinyMr. RimeRunerigusSneasler

Mega Evolution

Main article: Mega Evolution (GO)

Shadow and Purified

Main article: Shadow Pokémon (GO)

Alternate forms

Pikachu

GO025.pngShiny released
Pikachu
GO Electric.png
Fast Attacks

GO Electric.png Thunder Shock
GO Normal.png Quick Attack
GO Normal.png Present

Charged Attacks

GO Electric.png Discharge
GO Electric.png Thunderbolt
GO Electric.png Wild Charge
GO Water.png Surf
GO Electric.png Thunder

GO025Fly.pngShiny released
Flying Pikachu
GO Electric.png
Fast Attacks

GO Electric.png Thunder Shock
GO Normal.png Quick Attack

Charged Attacks

GO Electric.png Discharge
GO Electric.png Thunderbolt
GO Electric.png Wild Charge
GO Flying.png Fly

GO025Fly5.pngShiny released
Flying Pikachu (5th anniversary)
GO Electric.png
Fast Attacks

GO Electric.png Thunder Shock
GO Normal.png Quick Attack
GO Normal.png Present

Charged Attacks

GO Electric.png Discharge
GO Electric.png Thunderbolt
GO Electric.png Wild Charge
GO Flying.png Fly

GO025FlyOkinawa.pngShiny released
Flying Pikachu (Okinawa)
GO Electric.png
Fast Attacks

GO Electric.png Thunder Shock
GO Normal.png Quick Attack

Charged Attacks

GO Electric.png Discharge
GO Electric.png Thunderbolt
GO Electric.png Wild Charge
GO Flying.png Fly

GO025Li.pngShiny released
Pikachu Libre
GO Electric.png
Fast Attacks

GO Electric.png Thunder Shock
GO Fairy.png Charm

Charged Attacks

GO Fighting.png Flying Press
GO Electric.png Thunder Punch
GO Fairy.png Play Rough

GO025Po.png
Pikachu Pop Star
GO Electric.png
Fast Attacks

GO Electric.png Thunder Shock
GO Fairy.png Charm

Charged Attacks

GO Fairy.png Draining Kiss
GO Electric.png Thunder Punch
GO Fairy.png Play Rough

GO025Ro.png
Pikachu Rock Star
GO Electric.png
Fast Attacks

GO Electric.png Thunder Shock
GO Fairy.png Charm

Charged Attacks

GO Steel.png Meteor Mash
GO Electric.png Thunder Punch
GO Fairy.png Play Rough

Mewtwo

Mewtwo was exclusively available in level 5 Raid Battles. Its forms were available at different times. Unlike in the core series games, Mewtwo does have an alternate form - Armored Mewtwo, which is based on the first movie remake reincarnation. This is the only event Pokémon to have completely different stats and movepool to its normal counterpart.

GO150.pngShiny released
Mewtwo
GO Psychic.png
HP Atk Def
214 300 182
Max CPLv. 50
4724
Fast Attacks

GO Psychic.png Psycho Cut
GO Psychic.png Confusion

Charged Attacks

GO Psychic.png Psychic
GO Fighting.png Focus Blast
GO Fire.png Flamethrower
GO Ice.png Ice Beam
GO Electric.png Thunderbolt
GO Ghost.png Shadow Ball
GO Normal.png Hyper Beam
GO Psychic.png Psystrike

GO150A.png
Armored Mewtwo
GO Psychic.png
HP Atk Def
214 182 278
Max CPLv. 50
3603
Fast Attacks

GO Psychic.png Confusion
GO Steel.png Iron Tail

Charged Attacks

GO Rock.png Rock Slide
GO Fighting.png Dynamic Punch
GO Ground.png Earthquake
GO Psychic.png Future Sight
GO Psychic.png Psystrike

Unown

Certain forms of Unown have been made available in increased spawns during certain local events. The forms available typically correspond to the characters of a word related to the event.

Event Word Unown forms
Pokémon GO Fest 2017
(July 22, 2017)
CHICAGO Unown (A)Unown (C)Unown (G)Unown (H)Unown (I)
Delayed Safari Zone
(August 4 - 21, 2017)
EUROPE Unown (E)Unown (O)Unown (P)Unown (R)Unown (U)
Pokémon GO Park
(August 9 - 15, 2017)
YOKOHAMA Unown (A)Unown (H)Unown (K)Unown (M)Unown (O)Unown (Y)
Pokémon World Championships
(August 18 - 20, 2017)
WORLDS Unown (D)Unown (L)Unown (O)Unown (R)Unown (S)Unown (W)
Pokémon GO Safari Zone in Europe
(September 16 - October 14, 2017)
SAFARI Unown (A)Unown (F)Unown (I)Unown (R)Unown (S)
TwitchCon
(October 20 - 22, 2017)
TWITCH Unown (C)Unown (H)Unown (I)Unown (T)Unown (W)
Pokémon GO Week in Korea
(November 10 - 12, 2017)
SEOUL Unown (E)Unown (O)Unown (L)Unown (S)Unown (U)
Pokémon GO Safari in Tottori
(November 24 - 26, 2017)
SAKYU Unown (A)Unown (K)Unown (S)Unown (U)Unown (Y)
RTX Convention, Sydney
(February 3, 2018)
RTX Unown (R)Unown (T)Unown (X)
Pokémon GO Safari in Chiayi
(February 26 - March 3, 2018)
CHIAYI and
G, F and X
Unown (A)Unown (C)Unown (H)Unown (I)Unown (Y)
Unown (F)Unown (G)Unown (X)
SXSW, Austin
(March 8 - 15, 2018)
SXSW Unown (S)Unown (W)Unown (X)
Game Developer Conference, San Francisco
(March 21 - April 1, 2018)
GDC Unown (C)Unown (D)Unown (G)
Armageddon Expo, Wellington
(March 30 - April 1, 2018)
ARMAGEDDON Unown (A)Unown (D)Unown (E)Unown (G)
Unown (M)Unown (N)Unown (O)Unown (R)
Comic Con, Utrecht
(March 31 - April 2, 2018)
COMIC CON Unown (C)Unown (I)Unown (M)Unown (N)Unown (O)
PAX East, Boston
(April 6 - 8, 2018)
PAX Unown (A)Unown (P)Unown (X)
Trafalgar Square Games Festival, London
(April 7, 2018)
London Games Festival
(April 14, 2018)
LONDON Unown (D)Unown (L)Unown (N)Unown (O)
Rio2C Event
(April 7 - 8, 2018)
RIOTC Unown (C)Unown (I)Unown (O)Unown (R)Unown (T)
E3, Los Angeles
(June 12 - 14, 2018)
LETSGO! Unown (E)Unown (G)Unown (O)Unown (L)Unown (S)Unown (T)Unown (!)
Fifa World Cup
(June 16 - 17, 2018)
VAMOS and
BR (Brasil)
PER (Peru)
RG (Argentina)
Unown (A)Unown (M)Unown (O)Unown (S)Unown (V)
Unown (B)Unown (R)
Unown (E)Unown (P)Unown (R)
Unown (G)Unown (R)
Fifa World Cup
(June 17 - 18, 2018)
VAMOS and
EX (Mexico)
CRI (Costa Rica)
CUR (Uruguary)
PN (Panama)
URY (Uruguary)
CL (Colombia)
Unown (A)Unown (M)Unown (O)Unown (S)Unown (V)
Unown (E)Unown (X)
Unown (C)Unown (I)Unown (R)
Unown (N)Unown (P)
Unown (R)Unown (U)Unown (Y)
Unown (C)Unown (L)
Pokémon GO Safari in Dortmund
(June 30 - July 1, 2018)
DORTMUND Unown (D)Unown (M)Unown (N)Unown (O)Unown (R)Unown (T)Unown (U)
Japan Expo
(July 5 - July 8, 2018)
JAPAN EXPO Unown (A)Unown (E)Unown (J)Unown (N)Unown (O)Unown (P)Unown (X)
Pokémon GO Fest 2018
(July 14 - July 15, 2018)
CELEBI? Unown (B)Unown (C)Unown (E)Unown (I)Unown (L)Unown (?)
San Diego Comic Con
(July 19 - July 23, 2018)
SD COMIC CON Unown (C)Unown (D)Unown (I)Unown (M)Unown (N)Unown (O)Unown (S)
Pokémon GO Special Weekend (Softbank), Japan
(July 26, 2018)
SB Unown (B)Unown (S)
Pokémon GO Special Weekend (Toho, Tully's & Joyfull), Japan
(July 27, 2018)
TJ Unown (J)Unown (T)
Pokémon GO Special Weekend (McDonald's), Japan
(July 28, 2018)
MD Unown (D)Unown (M)
Pokémon GO Special Weekend (Aeon), Japan
(July 29, 2018)
AE Unown (A)Unown (E)
Pokémon GO Special Weekend, Korea
(July 29, 2018)
SLT Unown (L)Unown (S)Unown (T)
Gamescom
(August 21 - 24, 2018)
GAMESCOM Unown (A)Unown (C)Unown (E)Unown (G)Unown (M)Unown (O)Unown (S)
Pokémon 2018 World Championships
(August 24 - 26, 2018)
NASHVILLE Unown (A)Unown (E)Unown (H)Unown (I)Unown (L)Unown (N)Unown (S)Unown (V)
Pokémon GO Safari in Yokosuka
(August 29 - September 2, 2018)
YOKOSUKA Unown (A)Unown (K)Unown (O)Unown (S)Unown (U)Unown (Y)
PAX West, Seattle
(August 29 - September 3, 2018)
PAX Unown (A)Unown (P)Unown (X)
DragonCon, Atlanta
(August 29 - September 2, 2018)
DRAGONCON Unown (A)Unown (C)Unown (D)Unown (G)Unown (N)Unown (O)Unown (R)
Pokémon GO Week in Korea
(September 21 - 23, 2018)
CHUSEOK Unown (C)Unown (E)Unown (H)Unown (K)Unown (O)Unown (S)Unown (U)
NY Comic Con
(October 4 - 7, 2018)
NY COMIC CON Unown (C)Unown (I)Unown (M)Unown (N)Unown (N)Unown (O)Unown (Y)
Milan Games Week
(October 5 - 7, 2018)
MGW Unown (G)Unown (M)Unown (W)
MAG 2018
(October 5 - 7, 2018)
MAG! Unown (A)Unown (G)Unown (M)Unown (!)
PAX West, Melbourne
(October 26 - 28, 2018)
PAX Unown (A)Unown (P)Unown (X)
Paris Games Week
(October 26 - 30, 2018)
PGW Unown (G)Unown (P)Unown (W)
MCM London Comic Con
(October 26 - 30, 2018)
MCM LONDON Unown (C)Unown (D)Unown (M)Unown (L)Unown (N)Unown (O)
Lucca Comics & Games Con
(October 26 - 30, 2018)
LCG Unown (C)Unown (G)Unown (L)
Pokémon GO Safari in Tainan
(November 1 - 5, 2018)
TAINAN ZONE Unown (A)Unown (E)Unown (I)Unown (N)Unown (O)Unown (T)Unown (Z)
Pokémon GO Safari in Porto Alegre
(January 25 - 27, 2019)
PORTO ALEGRE Unown (A)Unown (E)Unown (G)Unown (L)Unown (O)Unown (P)Unown (R)Unown (T)
Game Developers Conference, San Francisco
(January 25 - 27, 2019)
GDC Unown (C)Unown (D)Unown (G)
Pokémon GO Special Weekend (Ito En & Tsutaya), Japan
(April 6, 2019)
TYNI Unown (I)Unown (N)Unown (T)Unown (Y)
Pokémon GO Special Weekend (7-11), Japan
(April 7, 2019)
VS Unown (S)Unown (V)
Pokémon GO Safari in Sentosa
(April 18 - 22, 2019)
SENTOSA! Unown (A)Unown (E)Unown (N)Unown (O)Unown (S)Unown (T)Unown (!)
Pokémon GO Week in Korea
(May 4 - 6, 2019)
SEOUL Unown (E)Unown (O)Unown (L)Unown (S)Unown (U)
Pokémon GO Fest Chicago
(June 13 - 16, 2019)
Pokémon GO Fest Dortmund
(July 4 - 7, 2019)
Pokémon GO Fest Yokohama
(August 5 - 12, 2019)
WAKE UP! Unown (A)Unown (E)Unown (K)Unown (P)Unown (U)Unown (W)Unown (!)
Ultra Bonus Week 1
(September 2 - 9, 2019)
ULTRA Unown (A)Unown (L)Unown (R)Unown (T)Unown (U)
Montreal Safari Zone
(September 20 - 22, 2019)
QUEBEC Unown (B)Unown (C)Unown (E)Unown (Q)Unown (U)
New Taipei City Safari Zone
(October 3 - 6, 2019)
NTPC SAFARI Unown (A)Unown (C)Unown (F)Unown (I)Unown (N)Unown (P)Unown (R)Unown (S)Unown (T)
Safari Zone St. Louis
(March 27 - 29, 2020)
ST LOUIS Unown (I)Unown (L)Unown (O)Unown (S)Unown (T)Unown (U)
Safari Zone Liverpool
(April 17 - 19, 2020)
LIVERPOOL Unown (E)Unown (I)Unown (L)Unown (O)Unown (P)Unown (R)Unown (V)
Safari Zone Philadelphia
(May 8 - 10, 2020)
PHILADELPHIA Unown (A)Unown (D)Unown (E)Unown (H)Unown (I)Unown (L)Unown (P)
Pokémon GO Fest 2020
(July 25 - 26, 2020; August 26, 2020)
GO Unown (G)Unown (O)
Enigma Week
(August 7 - 14, 2020)
ULTRA Unown (A)Unown (L)Unown (R)Unown (T)Unown (U)
Special Weekend
(November 7 - 8, 2020)
VZGH (USA)
SBMK (Japan)
SE (Mexico)
Unown (G)Unown (H)Unown (V)Unown (Z)
Unown (B)Unown (K)Unown (M)Unown (S)
Unown (E)Unown (S)
City Explorer, Auckland
(November 22, 2020)
C Unown (C)
Pokémon GO Fest 2021
(July 17 - 18, 2021)
FG Unown (F)Unown (G)
Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time
(July 23 - August 3, 2021)
Ultra Unlock Part 2: Space
(August 6 - 17, 2021)
Ultra Unlock Part 3: Sword and Shield
(August 20 - 31, 2021)
U Unown (U)
Pokémon GO Tour: Johto
(February 26, 2022)
GO TOUR J Unown (G)Unown (J)Unown (O)Unown (R)Unown (T)Unown (U)
Pokémon GO Safari Zone: Seville
(May 13 - 15, 2022)
SEVILLA Unown (A)Unown (E)Unown (I)Unown (L)Unown (S)Unown (V)
Pokémon GO Fest 2022
(June 4 - 5, 2022)
GO UB Unown (B)Unown (G)Unown (O)Unown (U)
Adventure Week 2022
(June 7 - 12, 2022)
F Unown (F)
Pokémon GO Fest 2022 (Berlin)
(July 1 - 3, 2022)
Pokémon GO Fest 2022 (Seattle)
(July 23 - 25, 2022)
Pokémon GO Fest 2022 (Sapporo)
(August 5 - 7, 2022)
ULTRA BEAST Unown (A)Unown (B)Unown (E)Unown (L)Unown (R)Unown (S)Unown (T)Unown (U)
Pokémon GO 6th Anniversary
(July 6 - 12, 2022)
E Unown (E)
Pokémon GO Fest 2022 Finale
(August 27, 2022)
GO SNPBX* Unown (B)Unown (G)Unown (N)Unown (O)Unown (P)Unown (S)Unown (X)
Psychic Spectacular 2022
(September 6 - 12, 2022)
ESP Unown (E)Unown (P)Unown (S)
Pokémon GO Safari Zone: Goyang
(September 23 - 25, 2022)
GOYANG Unown (A)Unown (G)Unown (N)Unown (O)Unown (Y)

Spinda

Spinda has twenty pre-determined patterns (forms) in Pokémon GO's Pokédex (nine of which have been released) and can only be caught as a reward for completing specific Field Research. Only one pattern is available worldwide at any time and the pattern rotates periodically. Pattern 9, which both normal and shiny patterns are based on two Spinda from Going for a Spinda, specifically was added for the 2019 Valentine's Day Event. Since July 2019, Spinda has a possibility of being Shiny, with the Shiny forms' spot patterns being slightly different from their normal counterparts.

Form Availability
GO327.pngGO327 s.png
Pattern 1
  • October 2018 — Make 2 Nice Curveball Throws
  • November - December 2019 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • January - February 2021 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • October 2021 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • July 2022 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
GO327B.pngGO327B s.png
Pattern 2
  • March - April 2019 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a row
  • September - October 2020 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • November 2021 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • August 2022 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
GO327C.pngGO327C s.png
Pattern 3
  • September 2018 — Make a Great Curveball Throw
  • September - October 2019 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • April 2021 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • December 2021 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • September 2022 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
GO327D.pngGO327D s.png
Pattern 4
  • May - June 2019 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a row
  • November - December 2020 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • May 2021 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • January - February 2022 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • October 2022 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
GO327E.pngGO327E s.png
Pattern 5
  • January - February 2019 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a row
  • June - August 2020 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • June 2021 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • March 2022 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
GO327F.pngGO327F s.png
Pattern 6
  • December 2018 — Make a Great Curveball Throw
  • March 2020 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • July 2021 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • April 2022 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
GO327G.pngGO327G s.png
Pattern 7
  • November 2018 — Make 3 Nice Curveball Throws
  • January - February 2020 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • May 2020 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • August 2021 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • May 2022 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
GO327H.pngGO327H s.png
Pattern 8
  • August 2018 — Make 3 Curveball Throws in a row
  • July - August 2019 — Make 5 Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • April 2020 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • March 2021 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • September 2021 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • June 2022 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
GO327I.pngGO327I s.png
Pattern 9
  • Valentine's Day 2019: February 13 - 21, 2019 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a row
  • Valentine's Day 2021: February 14 - 18, 2021 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible
  • Valentine's Day 2022: February 10 - 14, 2022 — Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowShiny possible

Castform

While the current weather affects which form of Castform may spawn, unlike in other games they are locked to that form once caught. Additionally, even a change in weather will not affect previously-spawned Castform.

GO351.pngShiny released
Castform
 
GO Normal.png
Partly cloudyCloudyWindy
Fast Attacks

GO Normal.png Tackle
GO Ghost.png Hex

Charged Attacks

GO Flying.png Hurricane
GO Grass.png Energy Ball
GO Rock.png Weather Ball

GO351S.png
Castform
Sunny Form
GO Fire.png
SunnyClear
Fast Attacks

GO Fire.png Ember
GO Normal.png Tackle

Charged Attacks

GO Fire.png Fire Blast
GO Grass.png Solar Beam
GO Fire.png Weather Ball

GO351R.pngShiny released
Castform
Rainy Form
GO Water.png
Rainy
Fast Attacks

GO Water.png Water Gun
GO Normal.png Tackle

Charged Attacks

GO Water.png Hydro Pump
GO Electric.png Thunder
GO Water.png Weather Ball

GO351H.png
Castform
Snowy Form
GO Ice.png
SnowFog
Fast Attacks

GO Ice.png Powder Snow
GO Normal.png Tackle

Charged Attacks

GO Ice.png Blizzard
GO Ice.png Ice Beam
GO Ice.png Weather Ball

Deoxys

Deoxys was exclusively available in level 5 Raid Battles. Its forms were available at different times and are locked to that form once caught.

GO386.pngShiny released
Deoxys
Normal Forme
GO Psychic.png
HP Atk Def
137 345 115
Max CPLv. 50
3573
Fast Attacks

GO Psychic.png Zen Headbutt
GO Electric.png Charge Beam

Charged Attacks

GO Psychic.png Psycho Boost
GO Electric.png Zap Cannon
GO Normal.png Hyper Beam

GO386A.pngShiny released
Deoxys
Attack Forme
GO Psychic.png
HP Atk Def
137 414 46
Max CPLv. 50
2916
Fast Attacks

GO Psychic.png Zen Headbutt
GO Poison.png Poison Jab

Charged Attacks

GO Psychic.png Psycho Boost
GO Electric.png Zap Cannon
GO Dark.png Dark Pulse

GO386D.pngShiny released
Deoxys
Defense Forme
GO Psychic.png
HP Atk Def
137 144 330
Max CPLv. 50
2570
Fast Attacks

GO Psychic.png Zen Headbutt
GO Fighting.png Counter

Charged Attacks

GO Psychic.png Psycho Boost
GO Electric.png Thunderbolt
GO Rock.png Rock Slide

GO386S.pngShiny released
Deoxys
Speed Forme
GO Psychic.png
HP Atk Def
137 230 218
Max CPLv. 50
3255
Fast Attacks

GO Psychic.png Zen Headbutt
GO Electric.png Charge Beam

Charged Attacks

GO Psychic.png Psycho Boost
GO Electric.png Thunderbolt
GO Normal.png Swift

Burmy and Wormadam

Similar to the core series games, Burmy's form depends on the map environment where they spawn in the wild. However, unlike in the core series games, they are locked to their form once caught.

BurmyShiny BurmyShiny BurmyShiny
Plant Cloak Sandy Cloak Trash Cloak
GO413.pngShiny released
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
GO Bug.pngGO Grass.png
HP Atk Def
155 141 180
Max CPLv. 50
2005
Fast Attacks

GO Psychic.png Confusion
GO Bug.png Bug Bite

Charged Attacks

GO Psychic.png Psybeam
GO Grass.png Energy Ball
GO Bug.png Bug Buzz

GO413G.pngShiny released
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
GO Bug.pngGO Ground.png
HP Atk Def
155 141 180
Max CPLv. 50
2005
Fast Attacks

GO Psychic.png Confusion
GO Bug.png Bug Bite

Charged Attacks

GO Psychic.png Psybeam
GO Ground.png Bulldoze
GO Bug.png Bug Buzz

GO413S.pngShiny released
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
GO Bug.pngGO Steel.png
HP Atk Def
155 127 175
Max CPLv. 50
1802
Fast Attacks

GO Psychic.png Confusion
GO Bug.png Bug Bite

Charged Attacks

GO Psychic.png Psybeam
GO Steel.png Iron Head
GO Bug.png Bug Buzz

Cherrim

Similar to Castform, the current weather affects which form of Cherrim may spawn, but unlike in other games they are locked to that form once caught. Additionally, even a change in weather will not affect previously-spawned Cherrim.

GO421.pngShiny released
Cherrim
Overcast Form
GO Grass.png
Any weather except sunny/clear
Fast Attacks

GO Grass.png Razor Leaf
GO Grass.png Bullet Seed

Charged Attacks

GO Fairy.png Dazzling Gleam
GO Normal.png Hyper Beam
GO Grass.png Solar Beam

GO421S.pngShiny released
Cherrim
Sunshine Form
GO Grass.png
SunnyClear
Fast Attacks

GO Grass.png Razor Leaf
GO Grass.png Bullet Seed

Charged Attacks

GO Fairy.png Dazzling Gleam
GO Normal.png Hyper Beam
GO Grass.png Solar Beam
GO Fire.png Weather Ball

Shellos and Gastrodon

Similar to the Generation IV games, Shellos forms depend on their geographical location. Those Pokémon may hatch from 5 km Eggs picked in their respective regions since September 2019.

GO422.png
Shellos
West Sea
GO Water.png
Western Hemisphere
GO422E.png
Shellos
East Sea
GO Water.png
Eastern Hemisphere
GO423.png
Gastrodon
West Sea
GO Water.pngGO Ground.png
Evolve Shellos (West Sea)
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Gastrodon
East Sea
GO Water.pngGO Ground.png
Evolve Shellos (East Sea)

Rotom

Currently, Wash and Mow Rotom are the only appliance forms of Rotom to be released in Pokémon GO. Unlike in the core series games, they are locked to that form once caught.

GO479.png
Rotom
GO Electric.pngGO Ghost.png
HP Atk Def
137 185 159
Max CPLv. 50
2296
Fast Attacks

GO Ghost.png Astonish
GO Electric.png Thunder Shock

Charged Attacks

GO Ghost.png Ominous Wind
GO Electric.png Thunderbolt
GO Electric.png Thunder

GO479W.png
Wash Rotom
GO Electric.pngGO Water.png
HP Atk Def
137 204 219
Max CPLv. 50
2916
Fast Attacks

GO Ghost.png Astonish
GO Electric.png Thunder Shock

Charged Attacks

GO Water.png Hydro Pump
GO Electric.png Thunderbolt
GO Electric.png Thunder

GO479L.png
Mow Rotom
GO Electric.pngGO Grass.png
HP Atk Def
137 204 219
Max CPLv. 50
2916
Fast Attacks

GO Ghost.png Astonish
GO Electric.png Thunder Shock

Charged Attacks

GO Ghost.png Ominous Wind
GO Electric.png Thunderbolt
GO Electric.png Thunder

Giratina

Giratina was exclusively available in level 5 Raid Battles. Its forms were available at different times and are locked to that form once caught.

GO487.pngShiny released
Giratina
Altered Forme
GO Ghost.pngGO Dragon.png
HP Atk Def
284 187 225
Max CPLv. 50
3820
Fast Attacks

GO Dragon.png Dragon Breath
GO Ghost.png Shadow Claw

Charged Attacks

GO Dragon.png Dragon Claw
GO Rock.png Ancient Power
GO Ghost.png Shadow Sneak

GO487O.pngShiny released
Giratina
Origin Forme
GO Ghost.pngGO Dragon.png
HP Atk Def
284 225 187
Max CPLv. 50
4164
Fast Attacks

GO Dragon.png Dragon Tail
GO Ghost.png Shadow Claw

Charged Attacks

GO Dragon.png Dragon Pulse
GO Ghost.png Ominous Wind
GO Ghost.png Shadow Ball

Shaymin

Shaymin has two forms it can change between. Changing Shaymin's form from Land Forme to Sky Forme requires 25 Shaymin Candy and 10,000 Stardust. The same cost is kept when changing back to Land Forme.

GO492.png
Shaymin
Land Forme
GO Grass.png
HP Atk Def
225 210 210
Max CPLv. 50
3691
Fast Attacks

GO Normal.png Hidden Power
GO Psychic.png Zen Headbutt

Charged Attacks

GO Grass.png Energy Ball
GO Grass.png Grass Knot
GO Grass.png Solar Beam
GO Grass.png Seed Flare

GO492S.png
Shaymin
Sky Forme
GO Grass.pngGO Flying.png
HP Atk Def
225 261 166
Max CPLv. 50
4061
Fast Attacks

GO Normal.png Hidden Power
GO Psychic.png Zen Headbutt

Charged Attacks

GO Grass.png Energy Ball
GO Grass.png Grass Knot
GO Grass.png Solar Beam
GO Grass.png Seed Flare

Basculin

Similar to the Shellos family, Basculin forms depend on their real-world geographical location. Those Pokémon may hatch from 5 km Eggs picked in their respective regions.

GO550.png
Basculin
Red-Striped Form
GO Water.png
Eastern Hemisphere
GO550B.png
Basculin
Blue-Striped Form
GO Water.png
Western Hemisphere

Deerling and Sawsbuck

Similar to Generation V games, Deerling forms are appearing in the wild based on the real-world meteorological season for that hemisphere (except the first season it was available, when it was based on the Northern Hemisphere season regardless of hemisphere). They also coincide with in-game Seasons.

  • From March to May, Spring Form Deerling is available in the Northern Hemisphere and Autumn Form Deerling is available in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • From June to August, Summer Form Deerling is available in the Northern Hemisphere and Winter Form Deerling is available in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • From September to November, Autumn Form Deerling is available in the Northern Hemisphere and Spring Form Deerling is available in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • From December to February, Winter Form Deerling is available in the Northern Hemisphere and Summer Form Deerling is available in the Southern Hemisphere.

Unlike in the core series games, they are locked to that form once caught.

GO585.png GO585S.png GO585A.png GO585W.png
GO586.png GO586S.png GO586A.png GO586W.png
Spring Form Summer Form Autumn Form Winter Form

Tornadus

Tornadus was exclusively available in level 5 Raid Battles. Its forms were available at different times and are locked to that form once caught.

GO641.pngShiny released
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
GO Flying.png
HP Atk Def
188 266 164
Max CPLv. 50
3782
Fast Attacks

GO Dark.png Bite
GO Flying.png Air Slash

Charged Attacks

GO Grass.png Grass Knot
GO Dark.png Dark Pulse
GO Normal.png Hyper Beam
GO Flying.png Hurricane

GO641T.pngShiny released
Tornadus
Therian Forme
GO Flying.png
HP Atk Def
188 238 189
Max CPLv. 50
3635
Fast Attacks

GO Ghost.png Astonish
GO Flying.png Gust

Charged Attacks

GO Fire.png Heat Wave
GO Fighting.png Focus Blast
GO Psychic.png Psychic
GO Flying.png Hurricane

Thundurus

Thundurus was exclusively available in level 5 Raid Battles. Its forms were available at different times and are locked to that form once caught.

GO642.pngShiny released
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
GO Electric.pngGO Flying.png
HP Atk Def
188 266 164
Max CPLv. 50
3782
Fast Attacks

GO Ghost.png Astonish
GO Electric.png Thunder Shock

Charged Attacks

GO Dark.png Crunch
GO Electric.png Thunder
GO Fighting.png Brick Break
GO Electric.png Thunder Punch

GO642T.pngShiny released
Thundurus
Therian Forme
GO Electric.pngGO Flying.png
HP Atk Def
188 295 161
Max CPLv. 50
4137
Fast Attacks

GO Dark.png Bite
GO Electric.png Volt Switch

Charged Attacks

GO Electric.png Thunder
GO Electric.png Thunderbolt
GO Fighting.png Focus Blast
GO Poison.png Sludge Wave

Landorus

Landorus was exclusively available in level 5 Raid Battles. Its forms were available at different times and are locked to that form once caught.

GO645.pngShiny released
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
GO Ground.pngGO Flying.png
HP Atk Def
205 261 182
Max CPLv. 50
4057
Fast Attacks

GO Ground.png Mud Shot
GO Rock.png Rock Throw

Charged Attacks

GO Ground.png Earth Power
GO Dragon.png Outrage
GO Rock.png Rock Slide
GO Fighting.png Focus Blast

GO645T.pngShiny released
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
GO Ground.pngGO Flying.png
HP Atk Def
205 289 179
Max CPLv. 50
4434
Fast Attacks

GO Ground.png Mud Shot
GO Psychic.png Extrasensory

Charged Attacks

GO Ground.png Earthquake
GO Ground.png Bulldoze
GO Rock.png Stone Edge
GO Fighting.png Superpower

Genesect

Genesect was exclusively available in level 5 Raid Battles. Its forms were available at different times and are locked to that form once caught.

GO649.pngShiny released
Genesect
No Drive
GO Bug.pngGO Steel.png
Fast Attacks

GO Steel.png Metal Claw
GO Bug.png Fury Cutter

Charged Attacks

GO Bug.png X-Scissor
GO Steel.png Magnet Bomb
GO Normal.png Hyper Beam

GO649Y.png
Genesect
Shock Drive
GO Bug.pngGO Steel.png
Fast Attacks

GO Steel.png Metal Claw
GO Bug.png Fury Cutter

Charged Attacks

GO Bug.png X-Scissor
GO Steel.png Magnet Bomb
GO Electric.png Zap Cannon
GO Electric.png Techno Blast

GO649R.png
Genesect
Burn Drive
GO Bug.pngGO Steel.png
Fast Attacks

GO Steel.png Metal Claw
GO Bug.png Fury Cutter

Charged Attacks

GO Bug.png X-Scissor
GO Steel.png Magnet Bomb
GO Fire.png Flamethrower
GO Fire.png Techno Blast

GO649W.png
Genesect
Chill Drive
GO Bug.pngGO Steel.png
Fast Attacks

GO Steel.png Metal Claw
GO Bug.png Fury Cutter

Charged Attacks

GO Bug.png X-Scissor
GO Steel.png Magnet Bomb
GO Ice.png Ice Beam
GO Ice.png Techno Blast

GO649B.png
Genesect
Douse Drive
GO Bug.pngGO Steel.png
Fast Attacks

GO Steel.png Metal Claw
GO Bug.png Fury Cutter

Charged Attacks

GO Bug.png X-Scissor
GO Steel.png Magnet Bomb
GO Poison.png Gunk Shot
GO Water.png Techno Blast

Flabébé, Floette and Florges

Three of five Flabébé, Floette and Florges forms, Red, Blue and Yellow Flower, depend on their real-world geographical location, while White and Orange Flower are available globally, but are rarer to encounter.

Form Availability
GO669.pngGO670.pngGO671.png
Red Flower

Europe, Middle East, Africa

GO669B.pngGO670B.pngGO671B.png
Blue Flower

Asia-Pacific

GO669Y.pngGO670Y.pngGO671Y.png
Yellow Flower
Americas
GO669W.pngGO670W.pngGO671W.png
White Flower

Globally

GO669O.pngGO670O.pngGO671O.png
Orange Flower

Globally

Furfrou

Furfrou can be groomed into one of nine different trims, some of them being exclusive to certain regions. Changing Furfrou's trim costs 25 Furfrou Candy and 10,000 Stardust. Furfrou is the first non-Mega Pokémon to have a form-changing mechanic implemented in Pokémon GO. Heart Trim is the only form to be exclusively available during Valentine's Day events.

GO676.pngShiny released
Furfrou
Natural Form
GO Normal.png
Globally, in the wild
GO676Ma.png
Furfrou
Matron Trim
GO Normal.png
Globally
GO676Da.png
Furfrou
Dandy Trim
GO Normal.png
Globally
GO676De.png
Furfrou
Debutante Trim
GO Normal.png
Americas
GO676Di.png
Furfrou
Diamond Trim
GO Normal.png
Europe, Middle East, Africa
GO676St.png
Furfrou
Star Trim
GO Normal.png
Asia-Pacific
GO676La.png
Furfrou
La Reine Trim
GO Normal.png
France
GO676Ka.png
Furfrou
Kabuki Trim
GO Normal.png
Japan
GO676Ph.png
Furfrou
Pharaoh Trim
GO Normal.png
Egypt
GO676He.png
Furfrou
Heart Trim
GO Normal.png
Globally, Valentine's Day events only

Pumpkaboo and Gourgeist

Pumpkaboo and Gourgeist can be of Small, Average, Large and Super Size. Larger sizes of Pumpkaboo are rarer to encounter in the wild. Different sizes have also different base stats. Super Size variants have different, lower pitched cries than the other forms.

Unlike in the core series games, the different sizes of Pumpkaboo and Gourgeist have different menu sprites.

GO710Sm.png
Pumpkaboo
Small Size
GO Ghost.pngGO Grass.png
HP Atk Def
127 122 124
Max CPLv. 50
1359
GO710.png
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
GO Ghost.pngGO Grass.png
HP Atk Def
135 121 123
Max CPLv. 50
1381
GO710La.png
Pumpkaboo
Large Size
GO Ghost.pngGO Grass.png
HP Atk Def
144 120 122
Max CPLv. 50
1406
GO710Su.png
Pumpkaboo
Super Size
GO Ghost.pngGO Grass.png
HP Atk Def
153 118 120
Max CPLv. 50
1414
GO711Sm.png
Gourgeist
Small Size
GO Ghost.pngGO Grass.png
HP Atk Def
146 171 219
Max CPLv. 50
2549
GO711.png
Gourgeist
Average Size
GO Ghost.pngGO Grass.png
HP Atk Def
163 175 213
Max CPLv. 50
2702
GO711La.png
Gourgeist
Large Size
GO Ghost.pngGO Grass.png
HP Atk Def
181 179 206
Max CPLv. 50
2850
GO711Su.png
Gourgeist
Super Size
GO Ghost.pngGO Grass.png
HP Atk Def
198 182 200
Max CPLv. 50
2976

Xerneas

Xerneas has two forms: Neutral Mode and Active Mode. There is no gameplay difference between them. It appears in Active Mode in battles, in capture encounters, and when at a Gym as a Raid Boss. It appears in Neutral Mode in all other instances, such as when viewing its summary screen and as a Buddy Pokémon.

XerneasShiny GO716A.png
Neutral Mode Active Mode

Hoopa

Hoopa has two forms it can change between. To be able to change its form, the player must complete the second step of Mischief Unbound Special Research. Changing Hoopa's form from Hoopa Confined to Hoopa Unbound requires 50 Hoopa Candy and 10,000 Stardust, while changing Hoopa Unbound to Hoopa Confined requires 10 Hoopa Candy and 2,000 Stardust.

GO720.png
Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
GO Psychic.pngGO Ghost.png
HP Atk Def
173 261 187
Max CPLv. 50
3797
Fast Attacks

GO Psychic.png Confusion
GO Ghost.png Astonish

Charged Attacks

GO Ghost.png Shadow Ball
GO Psychic.png Psybeam
GO Psychic.png Psychic

GO720U.png
Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
GO Psychic.pngGO Dark.png
HP Atk Def
173 311 191
Max CPLv. 50
4530
Fast Attacks

GO Psychic.png Confusion
GO Ghost.png Astonish

Charged Attacks

GO Ghost.png Shadow Ball
GO Dark.png Dark Pulse
GO Psychic.png Psychic

Oricorio

Oricorio forms depend on their geographical location, but unlike in other games they are locked to that form once caught.

GO741.png
Oricorio
Baile Style
GO Fire.pngGO Flying.png
Europe, Middle East, Africa
GO741Po.png
Oricorio
Pom-Pom Style
GO Electric.pngGO Flying.png
Americas
GO741Pa.png
Oricorio
Pa'u Style
GO Psychic.pngGO Flying.png
African, Asian, Pacific and Caribbean islands
GO741Se.png
Oricorio
Sensu Style
GO Ghost.pngGO Flying.png
Asia-Pacific

Lycanroc

Like in the core series games, Rockruff evolves into Lycanroc depending on the time of day. Dusk Form is the only form not currently available.

GO745Md.pngShiny released
Lycanroc
Midday Form
GO Rock.png
HP Atk Def
181 231 140
Max CPLv. 50
3027
Fast Attacks

GO Rock.png Rock Throw
GO Dark.png Sucker Punch

Charged Attacks

GO Rock.png Stone Edge
GO Ground.png Drill Run
GO Dark.png Crunch

GO745Mn.pngShiny released
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
GO Rock.png
HP Atk Def
198 218 152
Max CPLv. 50
3102
Fast Attacks

GO Rock.png Rock Throw
GO Fighting.png Counter

Charged Attacks

GO Rock.png Stone Edge
GO Psychic.png Psychic Fangs
GO Dark.png Crunch

Event Pokémon

Main article: Event Pokémon (GO)

Event Pokémon, originally known as Costume Pokémon, are special forms that have appeared during various events for a limited time. These forms feature an otherwise-normal Pokémon with an event-themed costume.

See also


by National Pokédex no. EnglishJapaneseGermanFrenchKoreanChineseRussianThai
by regional Pokédex no. KantoNewJohto • Hoenn (Gen IIIGen VI) • Sinnoh • Unova (BWB2W2)
Kalos • Alola (SMUSUM) • Galar (Isle of ArmorCrown Tundra) • HisuiPaldea
Unown Modein no regional Pokédexin every regional Pokédex
by regional Browser no. FioreAlmiaObliviain no regional Browserin every regional Browser
by index number Generation IGeneration IIGeneration IIIGeneration IVGeneration V
Generation VIGeneration VIIGeneration VIIIGeneration IX
PinballPinball RS
by other numbering systems DPBPPokéPark PadRansei GalleryShuffle listPicross listMasters EX Sync Pairs
Lental PhotodexDuel LibraryGoogle Maps: Pokémon Challenge
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)
Shadow Pokémonunobtainable Shiny PokémonPal Park areaPokéwalkerdebut episodeglitch
released with a Hidden Ability (Gen VGen VIGen VIIGen VIII) • ST Energy Shotpetting


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