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Celebi is a Psychic, Grass-type Mythical Pokémon from the Johto region. It does not evolve into or from any other Pokémon.

Pokédex description

Time Travel Pokémon
This Pokémon came from the future by crossing over time. It is thought that so long as Celebi appears, a bright and shining future awaits us.
- Celebi's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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20 (13)

Charged attacks

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150 (39)
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130 (52)
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90 (32)
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55 (26)

Attack availability

Evolution family

Celebi is part of a one-member family.

#251 Celebi

#251 Celebi


Method Maximum CP Details
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Research tasks
1,399 Special Research/Timed Research:
Pokémon GO Tour: Johto Special Research - Completing 8th part
Distracted by Something Shiny - Completing 4th part (must be shiny)
A Ripple in Time - Completing 7th part
GO Fest 2018 - Completing 3rd part


Avatar Items


  • Celebi always breaks free the first two balls and is caught by the third Poké Ball. Leaving encounter can reset this.
  • Celebi is the first non-transferable Mythical Pokémon to have its shiny released.


  1. Track the Mythical Pokémon Celebi in New Special Research!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2018-08-16.
  2. Celebi Appears in Pokemon GO. IGN. Retrieved on 2018-07-21.

External links

  • Celebi page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Celebi article, on the Bulbapedia
  • Celebi article, on the Pokémon Wiki