List of in-game event Pokémon (Platinum)

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For a similar list from Pokémon Diamond and Pearl, see List of in-game event Pokémon (Diamond and Pearl). For a similar list from Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, see List of in-game event Pokémon (Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl).

This is a list of Pokémon obtainable from events found in Pokémon Platinum. These specific instances of Pokémon can only be obtained once per game; however, some may also be obtained in other ways as well. In addition, some Pokémon, such as Drifloon, regenerate and can be encountered on a weekly basis.

List of Pokémon

Starters

These Pokémon are found in Professor Rowan's suitcase.

Turtwig

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png TURTWIG / Dex No. 387 Route 201 Normal Tackle
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Water Withdraw
Spr 4p 387.png Grass Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
None None - Ability Overgrow
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Chimchar

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png CHIMCHAR / Dex No. 390 Route 201 Normal Scratch
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Leer
Spr 4p 390.png Fire Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
None None - Ability Blaze
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Piplup

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png PIPLUP / Dex No. 393 Route 201 Normal Pound
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
Spr 4p 393.png Water Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
None None - Ability Torrent
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Eevee

This Eevee is obtainable from Bebe in Hearthome City. The National Pokédex is not required to obtain this Eevee in Pokémon Platinum, unlike in Diamond and Pearl.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png EEVEE / Dex No. 133 Hearthome City Normal Tackle
Lv.20 Type Met at Lv. 20. Normal Helping Hand
Spr 4p 133.png Normal Unknown - Ground Sand-Attack
Item - Normal Growl
None None - Ability Adaptability or Run Away
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Porygon

This Porygon is obtainable from a man in Veilstone City. His house is behind the Pokémon Center.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png PORYGON Dex No. 137 Veilstone City Psychic Psybeam
Lv.25 Type Met at Lv. 25. Psychic Agility
Spr 4p 137.png Normal Unknown - Normal Recover
Item - Electric Magnet Rise
None None - Ability Download or Trace
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Legendary birds

Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres will roam Sinnoh after the player obtains the National Pokédex and talks to Professor Oak in Eterna City.

Articuno

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png ARTICUNO Dex No. 144 (Place caught) Psychic Agility
Lv.60 Type Met at Lv. 60. Ice Ice Beam
Spr 4d 144.png Ice Flying - Psychic Reflect
Item - Flying Roost
None None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
This is a roaming Pokémon. The location it was caught in may differ.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Zapdos

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png ZAPDOS Dex No. 145 (Place caught) Electric Charge
Lv.60 Type Met at Lv. 60. Psychic Agility
Spr 4d 145.png Electric Flying - Electric Discharge
Item - Flying Roost
None None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
This is a roaming Pokémon. The location it was caught in may differ.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Moltres

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png MOLTRES Dex No. 146 (Place caught) Fire Flamethrower
Lv.60 Type Met at Lv. 60. Normal Safeguard
Spr 4d 146.png Fire Flying - Flying Air Slash
Item - Flying Roost
None None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
This is a roaming Pokémon. The location it was caught in may differ.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Togepi

Cynthia gives the player a Togepi Egg after Jupiter is defeated for the first time.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png TOGEPI / Dex No. 175 Cynthia Normal Growl
Lv.1 Type Egg received. Normal Charm
Spr 4p 175.png Normal Unknown (Date hatched) -- --
Item (Place hatched) -- --
None None Egg hatched. Ability Hustle or Serene Grace
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Legendary titans

Regirock

If the player has an event Regigigas in the party, this Regirock will appear at the Rock Peak Ruins.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png REGIROCK Dex No. 377 Rock Peak Ruins Normal Stomp
Lv.30 Type Met at Lv. 30. Rock Rock Throw
Spr 4d 377.png Rock Unknown - ??? Curse
Item - Fighting Superpower
None None - Ability Clear Body
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Regice

If the player has an event Regigigas in the party, this Regice will appear at the Iceberg Ruins.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png REGICE Dex No. 378 Iceberg Ruins Normal Stomp
Lv.30 Type Met at Lv. 30. Ice Icy Wind
Spr 4d 378.png Ice Unknown - ??? Curse
Item - Fighting Superpower
None None - Ability Clear Body
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Registeel

If the player has an event Regigigas in the party, this Registeel will appear at the Iron Ruins.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png REGISTEEL Dex No. 379 Iron Ruins Normal Stomp
Lv.30 Type Met at Lv. 30. Steel Metal Claw
Spr 4p 379.png Steel Unknown - ??? Curse
Item - Fighting Superpower
None None - Ability Clear Body
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Regigigas

If the player has a Regirock, Regice, and Registeel in their party, Regigigas can be faced at the Snowpoint Temple. The Temple is inaccessible until the player obtains the National Pokédex.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png REGIGIGAS Dex No. 486 Snowpoint Temple Normal Dizzy Punch
Lv.1 Type Met at Lv. 1. Dark Knock Off
Spr 4p 486.png Normal Unknown - Normal Foresight
Item - Ghost Confuse Ray
None None - Ability Slow Start
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Drifloon

This Pokémon can be found at the Valley Windworks every Friday after Mars is defeated for the first time.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png DRIFLOON / Dex No. 425 Valley Windworks Normal Minimize
Lv.15 Type Met at Lv. 15. Ghost Astonish
Spr 4p 425.png Ghost Flying - Flying Gust
Item - Normal Focus Energy
None None - Ability Aftermath or Unburden
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Spiritomb

This Pokémon can be found at the Hallowed Tower after placing the Odd Keystone and speaking to people in The Underground 32 times.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png SPIRITOMB / Dex No. 442 Route 209 Dark Faint Attack
Lv.25 Type Met at Lv. 25. Psychic Hypnosis
Spr 4p 442.png Ghost Dark - Psychic Dream Eater
Item - Ghost Ominous Wind
None None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Rotom

This Rotom appears in the Old Chateau at night. The National Pokédex is not required.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png ROTOM Dex No. 479 Old Chateau Electric ThunderShock
Lv.20 Type Met at Lv. 20. Ghost Confuse Ray
Spr 4p 479.png Electric Ghost - Normal Uproar
Item - Normal Double Team
None None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Riolu

Riley will give the player a Riolu Egg after making it through Iron Island.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png RIOLU / Dex No. 447 Riley Normal Quick Attack
Lv.1 Type Egg received. Normal Foresight
Spr 4p 447.png Fighting Unknown (Date hatched) Normal Endure
Item (Place hatched) -- --
None None Egg hatched. Ability Inner Focus or Steadfast
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Lake guardians

Uxie

Uxie appears at Lake Acuity after the player makes it through the Distortion World.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png UXIE Dex No. 480 Acuity Cavern Normal Swift
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Normal Yawn
Spr 4p 480.png Psychic Unknown - Psychic Future Sight
Item - Psychic Amnesia
None None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Mesprit

Mesprit appears at Lake Verity after the player makes it through the Distortion World. After the player talks to it, it will roam Sinnoh.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png MESPRIT Dex No. 481 (Place caught) Normal Swift
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Normal Lucky Chant
Spr 4p 481.png Psychic Unknown - Psychic Future Sight
Item - Normal Charm
None None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
This is a roaming Pokémon. The location it was caught in may differ.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Azelf

Azelf appears at Lake Valor after the player makes it through the Distortion World.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png AZELF Dex No. 482 Valor Cavern Normal Swift
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Normal Uproar
Spr 4p 482.png Psychic Unknown - Psychic Future Sight
Item - Dark Nasty Plot
None None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Creation trio

Dialga

Dialga appears at Spear Pillar after the player has entered the Hall of Fame, examined the cave painting in Celestic Town, and obtained the Adamant Orb.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png DIALGA Dex No. 483 Spear Pillar Dragon Roar of Time
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Psychic Heal Block
Spr 4p 483.png Steel Dragon - Ground Earth Power
Item - Normal Slash
None None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Palkia

Palkia appears at Spear Pillar after the player has entered the Hall of Fame, examined the cave painting in Celestic Town, and obtained the Lustrous Orb.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png PALKIA Dex No. 484 Spear Pillar Dragon Spacial Rend
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Psychic Heal Block
Spr 4p 484.png Water Dragon - Ground Earth Power
Item - Normal Slash
None None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Giratina

Giratina originally appears in the Distortion World in its Origin Forme. If it is not captured, it will reappear in Turnback Cave in its Altered Forme.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png GIRATINA Dex No. 487 Distortion World/Turnback Cave Ghost Ominous Wind
Lv.47 Type Met at Lv. 47. Rock AncientPower
Spr 4p 487.png Ghost Dragon - Dragon Dragon Claw
Item - Ghost Shadow Force
None None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Heatran

After the player foils the plans of Team Galactic at Stark Mountain, Heatran will appear inside the mountain.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png HEATRAN / Dex No. 485 Stark Mountain Steel Metal Sound
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Dark Crunch
Spr 4p 485.png Fire Steel - Normal Scary Face
Item - Fire Lava Plume
None None - Ability Flash Fire
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Cresselia

After obtaining the National Pokédex, a sailor in Canalave City will ask the player to obtain a Lunar Wing to heal his son. The player can travel to Fullmoon Island, where a Cresselia will be waiting. After talking to Cresselia, it will roam Sinnoh and leave a Lunar Wing behind.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png CRESSELIA Dex No. 488 (Place caught) Ice Mist
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Ice Aurora Beam
Spr 4p 488.png Psychic Unknown - Psychic Future Sight
Item - Normal Slash
None None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
This is a roaming Pokémon. The location it was caught in may differ.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Darkrai

If the player has a Member Card, Darkrai can be faced at Newmoon Island.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png DARKRAI Dex No. 491 Newmoon Island Psychic Hypnosis
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Dark Faint Attack
Spr 4p 491.png Dark Unknown - Ghost Nightmare
Item - Normal Double Team
None None - Ability Bad Dreams
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Shaymin

If the player has Oak's Letter, Shaymin can be faced at Flower Paradise.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png SHAYMIN Dex No. 492 Flower Paradise Normal Growth
Lv.30 Type Had a fateful Grass Magical Leaf
Spr 4p 492.png Grass Unknown encounter at Grass Leech Seed
Item Lv. 30. Grass Synthesis
Lum Berry Lum Berry - Ability Natural Cure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Arceus

If the player has an Azure Flute, Arceus can be faced at the Hall of Origin in Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum. However, this item has never been released.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Poké Ball summary IV.png ARCEUS Dex No. 493 Hall of Origin Normal Refresh
Lv.80 Type Met at Lv. 80. Psychic Future Sight
Spr 4p 493.png Normal Unknown - Normal Recover
Item - Normal Hyper Beam
None None - Ability Multitype
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

See also


Event distributions
Generation I: JapaneseEuropean language
Generation II: JapaneseEuropean language
Generation III: JapaneseEnglishGermanSpanishFrenchItalian
Generation IV: Japanese (local | Wi-Fi) • English (local | Wi-Fi) • German (local | Wi-Fi)
Spanish (local | Wi-Fi) • French (local | Wi-Fi) • Italian (local | Wi-Fi) • Korean (local | Wi-Fi)
Trading (GTS)
Generation V: Japanese (local | Wi-Fi) • English (local | Wi-Fi) • German (local | Wi-Fi)
Spanish (local | Wi-Fi) • French (local | Wi-Fi) • Italian (local | Wi-Fi) • Korean (local | Wi-Fi)
Global Link promotions
Generation VI: Japanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • American region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
PAL region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • Korean region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
Taiwanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
LocalTrading
Generation VII: 3DS: Japanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • American region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
PAL region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • Korean region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
Taiwanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
Local
Switch: Serial code
Generation VIII: InternetSerial code
Specific events: Gather More Pokémon! Campaign
PCNY (Gen II | Gen III) • Trade and Battle DayJourney Across AmericaParty of the Decade
Special Pokémon from games
In-game: Gen IGen II • Gen III (RSFRLGEOrre) • Gen IV (DP ​• Pt ​• HGSS) • Gen V (BWB2W2)
Gen VI (XYORAS) • Gen VII (SMUSUMPE) • Gen VIII (SwShBDSP)
Gift PokémonWild Pokémon (Roaming Pokémon) • In-game trades (Hayley's trades)
Game-based: Gen IGen IIGen IIIGen IVGen VIGen VIIGen VIII
Other: Undistributed
Non-Pokémon event distributions
Gen IIIGen IVGen VGen VIGen VII (Game-based) • Gen VIII
Global Link
Other lists
Notable ID numbers (Gens I-IIIII onward) • Wonder Cards (Gen VGen VIGen VII) • Serial code prefixes