Recurring wild Pokémon in the anime

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Several wild Pokémon had a recurring role in the Pokémon anime.

Original series

Kanto

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English


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Fearow
Main article: Ash's Fearow#In the anime


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Ho-Oh
Main article: Ho-Oh (anime)


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Meowth
Main article: Meowth (Team Rocket)


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Haunter
Main article: Sabrina's Haunter


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Jigglypuff
Main article: Jigglypuff (anime)


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Clefairy
EP062, EP246 Unknown


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Mewtwo
Main article: Mewtwo (M01)



Orange Islands

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English


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Slowking
Main article: Slowking (M02)


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Lapras
EP113, EP257 Unknown



Johto

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English


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Suicune
EP117, EP227 Masahiko Tanaka


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Pichu
Main article: Pichu Brothers


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Articuno
Main article: Articuno (Johto)


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Lugia
Main article: Lugia (anime)


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Lugia
Main article: Silver (Johto)


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Wynaut
Main article: Wynaut (anime)


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Larvitar
Main article: Ash's Larvitar



Pokémon the Series: Ruby and Sapphire

Hoenn

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English


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Loudred
AG022, AG026-AG027, AG066 (flashback) Kōichi Sakaguchi Darren Dunstan


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Spoink
AG079, AG093 Miyako Itō Rachael Lillis


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Groudon
Main article: Kyogre and Groudon (Ruby and Sapphire series)


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Kyogre
Main article: Kyogre and Groudon (Ruby and Sapphire series)



Kanto

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English


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Articuno
Main article: Noland's Articuno


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Deoxys
Main article: Deoxys (anime)



Pokémon the Series: Diamond and Pearl

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English


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Lake guardians
Main article: Lake guardians (anime)


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Marill
PK18-PK21 Unknown N/A


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Hippopotas
DP044, DP065 Chie Satō



Pokémon the Series: Black & White

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English


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Zekrom
BW001-BW002 N/A


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Forces of Nature
Main article: Forces of Nature (anime)


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Carracosta
Main article: Ferris#Pokémon


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Meloetta
Main article: Meloetta (anime)


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Reshiram
Main article: Reshiram (anime)



Pokémon the Series: XY

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English


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Malamar
Main article: Malamar (anime)


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Super-ancient Pokémon
Main article: Super-ancient Pokémon (XY series)


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Wooper
Main article: Wooper (anime)


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Florges
Main article: Florges (anime)


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Zygarde
Main article: Squishy


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Zygarde
Main article: Z2



Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English


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Guardian deities
Main article: Guardian deities (anime)


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Bewear
Main article: Bewear (anime)


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Toucannon, Trumbeak, Pikipek
Main article: Toucannon's flock


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Stoutland
Main article: Stoutland (anime)


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Exeggutor
SM020, SM102 Unknown Marc Thompson


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Oranguru
Main article: Oranguru (anime)


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Light trio
Main article: Light trio (anime)


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Stufful
Main article: Stufful (anime)


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Ultra Beasts
Main article: Ultra Beasts (anime)


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Drampa
Main article: Grandpa Forest


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Melemele Greens
SM064, SM121 Toru Sakurai (SM121)
Ryota Iwasaki (SM121)
N/A


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Mantine
Where Are You Going, Eevee?, SM102 Kenta Miyake


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Zeraora
Main article: Dia (Alola)#Pokémon


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Melmetal
Main article: Ash's Melmetal


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Shaymin
Main article: Mallow's Shaymin


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MagearnaShiny
Main article: Lillie (anime)#Magearna


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Celebi
SM125-SM126 Wakana Kingyo N/A


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Wingull
SM131-SM132 Unknown N/A



Pokémon Journeys: The Series

First seen in Kanto

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English


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Mew
JN001, JN020, JN032 (flashback), JN046 Koichi Yamadera



First seen in Sinnoh

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English


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Cresselia
JN074-JN075 Risa Shimizu N/A


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Darkrai
JN074-JN075 Tatsuki Kōbe N/A



First seen in Galar

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English


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Drednaw
JN012-JN013 Unknown Ray Chase


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Zacian
JN042, JN044-JN045 Unknown N/A


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Zamazenta
JN042, JN044-JN045 Unknown N/A



Recurring Pokémon that have been caught

Twenty recurring wild Pokémon were caught, ten by Ash, one by Clemont, one by Jessie, one by Lana, three by Goh, two by James, one by Lance, and one by Acerola.



Anime characters
Protagonists Ash KetchumPikachuMistyTogeticBrockTracey SketchitMayMaxDawnPiplupIrisHaxorusCilanSerenaClemontBonnieDedenneLanaKiaweLillieSophoclesMallowRotom PokédexGoh
Rivals GaryRitchieHarrisonDrewHarleyMorrisonTysonSolidadPaulNandoZoeyKennyConwayBarryUrsulaTobiasTripBiancaBurgundyStephanGeorgiaCameronVirgilAriaAlainMietteTiernoShaunaTrevorNiniSawyerGladionHoracioHauBeaRintoLeague Conference participantsCoordinatorsPerformersWorld Coronation Series participants
Antagonists JessieJamesMeowthWobbuffetGiovanniButchCassidyDr. NambaMatoriPierceDr. ZagerGozuTabithaMaxieShellyArchieHunter JSaturnCyrusMarsJupiterCharonColressAldithGhetsisBarretMalamarLysandreMableCelosiaAlianaXerosicBryonyTuppZippRappPlumeriaGuzmaVirenRoseOleana
Professors Professor OakProfessor IvyProfessor ElmProfessor BirchProfessor RowanProfessor CarolinaProfessor JuniperDr. FennelCedric JuniperProfessor SycamoreProfessor KukuiProfessor BurnetProfessor CeriseProfessor MagnoliaSoniaProfessor Amaranth
Relatives Delia KetchumDaisyVioletLilyJames's parentsFlintLolaForrestBrock's siblingsNormanCarolineJohannaChiliCressGraceMeyerLana's fatherLana's motherHarper and SarahRangoSimaMimoKiawe's grandfatherMohnLusamineGladionSophocles's parentsMolayneAbeMallow's motherUluWalkerCamilleHalta
Supporting Officer JennyNurse JoyMagikarp salesmanTodd SnapCharles GoodshowCaseyLizaSakuraLanceClairRaoul ContestaMr. SukizoStevenVivian MeridianRobertScottLilian MeridianSolanaBrandonMarianYuzoRhondaCynthiaReggieAngieLookerIzzy and CaraLyraKhouryDon GeorgeElderAlderLukeFreddy O'MartianIngoEmmetJervisNAnthea and ConcordiaPorterAlexaSophieCosetteClembotSanpeiMairinAstridDianthaKorrinaGurkinnMonsieur PierrePalermoKeananMalvaSamson OakAnelaHobbesNinaAnnaLakiDanaYansuWickeFabaIlimaAcerolaDiaChloeChrysaRenParkerTaliaLeonDanikaQuillonGym LeadersElite FourFrontier BrainsIsland KahunasMany temporary characters
Supporting Pokémon Ho-OhHaunterJigglypuffMewtwoMimeyGranbullPichu BrothersDelibirdLarvitarLake guardiansMeloettaWooperSquishyZ2Guardian deitiesBewearToucannon's flockStoutlandOranguruLight trioStuffulUltra BeastsGrandpa ForestShayminRotom PhonesPelipperDrone RotomRecurring wild Pokémon


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