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Mp-Pokemon Legendary

Legendary Pokémon are group of Pokémon considered to be very rare and powerful. They cannot be obtained by catching them in the wild nor hatching from eggs. The most common method to capture Legendary Pokémon is defeating them in Raid Battle and then can catch them in Bonus Challenge. Other ways include claiming Research Breakthrough and defeating Giovanni. They can also be traded in a Special Trade. The Lake Guardians are the special cases available in wild. There are total of 35 Legendary Pokémon and 34 of them have been made available through the normal Raid Battles system currently.

Mythical Pokémon share similar characteristics, but their obtain method is different.

Characteristics

Egg Raid Legendary

Raid Egg indicates Legendary Pokémon

Research Breakthrough

Research Breakthrough

Legendary Pokémon share the following characteristics:

  • does not evolve from or into any other Pokémon
  • low catch rate, usually 2%
  • Buddy Pokémon 20 km for 1 candy
  • require 100,000 Stardusts and 100 candies to unlock the second Charged Attack
  • require 20,000 Stardusts and 20 candies to purify
  • can be filtered in Pokémon search by typing legendary
  • an extra warning appears when trainers try to transfer them, cannot be mass transferred as well
  • require a Special Trade, cost a large amount of Stardust even if already registered by both trainers
  • cannot be assigned to Gym
  • cannot participate Premier Cup in GO Battle League

Kanto

There are four Legendary Pokémon from Kanto region.

Three of these Legendary Pokémon are known as Legendary Birds. These are:

Articuno
#144
Icon Ice   Icon Flying
Zapdos
#145
Icon Electric   Icon Flying
Moltres
#146
Icon Fire   Icon Flying

There is also a very powerful Psychic-type Pokémon - Mewtwo. It has an extra Armored Form. It is one of the most powerful Pokémon in the game.

Mewtwo
#150
Icon Psychic
Mewtwo armored
#150
Icon Psychic

Johto

There are five Legendary Pokémon from Johto region. They belong to two groups.

First group is known as Legendary Beasts, which are:

Raikou
#243
Icon Electric
Entei
#244
Icon Fire
Suicune
#245
Icon Water

And two Flying-type Pokémon known as Tower Duo and they are:

Lugia
#249
Icon Psychic   Icon Flying
Ho-Oh
#250
Icon Fire   Icon Flying

Hoenn

There are eight Legendary Pokémon from Hoenn region. They belong to three groups.

The first group is called Legendary Titans, which are:

Regice
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Icon Ice

The second group is a duo of two Dragon, Psychic-Pokémon known as Eon Duo and it consists of:

Latias
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Icon Dragon   Icon Psychic
Latios
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Icon Dragon   Icon Psychic

The third group is known as Weather Trio and it consists of:

Kyogre
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Icon Water
Groudon
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Icon Ground
Rayquaza
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Icon Dragon   Icon Flying

Sinnoh

There are nine Legendary Pokémon from Sinnoh region. Six of them belong to two groups.

First group is called Lake Guardians and consists of three Psychic-type Pokémon. Their trio master is Mythical Pokémon – Arceus.

Uxie
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Icon Psychic
Mesprit
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Icon Psychic
Azelf
#482
Icon Psychic

Second group of Legendary Pokémon is called Creation Trio. Giratina has two forms namely Altered Forme and Origin Forme. Their trio master is Mythical Pokémon – Arceus.

Dialga
#483
 
Icon Steel   Icon Dragon
Palkia
#484
 
Icon Water   Icon Dragon
Giratina
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Altered form
Icon Ghost   Icon Dragon
Giratina origin
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Origin form
Icon Ghost   Icon Dragon

Other Legendary Pokémon are Cresselia, Heatran and Regigigas, neither of them is related to each other. Regigigas is the trio master of Legendary Titans from Hoenn region while Cresselia is member of Lunar Duo with Mythical PokémonDarkrai.

Heatran
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Icon Fire   Icon Steel

Unova

There are nine Legendary Pokémon from Unova region. Each three of them belong to one of three groups.

First group is called Swords of Justice and consists of three Fighting-type Legendary Pokémon with addition of fourth Mythical PokémonKeldeo.

Cobalion
#638
Icon Steel   Icon Fighting
Terrakion
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Icon Rock   Icon Fighting
Virizion
#640
Icon Grass   Icon Fighting

Second group of Unova-region Legendary Pokémon are Forces of Nature.

Thundurus
#642
Icon Electric   Icon Flying
Landorus
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Icon Ground   Icon Flying

The third group is called Tao Trio and it consists of:

Reshiram
#643
Icon Dragon   Icon Fire
Zekrom
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Icon Dragon   Icon Electric
Kyurem
#646
Icon Dragon   Icon Ice

Availability

The Lake Guardians are region-exclusive Pokémon regardless of wild or raid. Uxie is in the Asia-Pacific region. Mesprit is in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India. Azelf is in the Americas and Greenland.

Shiny Pokémon indicates if the shiny variant was released for the first time during that period.

Icon Shadow Pokémon indicates if it is shadow variant.

Pokémon Availability period
Raid Battles:
  • July 22nd to July 30th, 2017
  • August 12th to August 31st, 2017
  • July 7th, 2018 (3-hour) Shiny Pokémon
  • September 13th to September 20th, 2018
  • September 18th to September 25th, 2020

Special Research:

Research Breakthrough:

  • June 2018
  • December 2018 to February 2019
  • November to December 2019

Giovanni: Icon Shadow Pokémon

  • November 2019
Raid Battles:
  • August 7th to August 31st, 2017
  • July 21st, 2018 (3-hour) Shiny Pokémon
  • September 13th to September 20th, 2018
  • September 25th to October 2nd, 2020

Special Research:

Research Breakthrough:

  • May 2018
  • December 2018 to February 2019
  • November to December 2019

Giovanni: Icon Shadow Pokémon

  • December 2019
Raid Battles:
  • July 31st to August 7th, 2017
  • August 12th to August 31st, 2017
  • September 8th, 2018 (3-hour) Shiny Pokémon
  • September 13th to September 20th, 2018

Special Research:

Research Breakthrough:

  • April 2018
  • December 2018 to February 2019
  • November to December 2019

Giovanni: Icon Shadow Pokémon

  • January 2020
EX Raid Battles:
  • August 14th, 2017 to early September, 2018
  • October 5th to November 18th, 2019

Raid Battles:

  • September 20th to October 23rd, 2018
  • September 16th to September 23rd, 2019 Shiny Pokémon
  • October 8th, 2019 (1-hour)

Special Research:

Raid Battles:
  • July 10th to July 31st, 2019
  • February 25th to March 2nd, 2020
Raid Battles:
  • August 31st to November 30th, 2017
  • June 29th, 2019 (3-hour) Shiny Pokémon
  • September 2nd to September 9th, 2019

Research Breakthrough:

  • August 2018
  • December 2018 to April 2019

Giovanni: Icon Shadow Pokémon

  • February 2020
Raid Battles:
  • August 31st to November 30th, 2017
  • July 14th, 2019 (3-hour) Shiny Pokémon
  • September 2nd to September 9th, 2019

Research Breakthrough:

  • September 2018
  • December 2018 to April 2019

Giovanni: Icon Shadow Pokémon

  • March to April 2020
Raid Battles:
  • August 31st to November 30th, 2017
  • August 17th, 2019 (3-hour) Shiny Pokémon
  • September 2nd to September 9th, 2019

Research Breakthrough:

  • October 2018
  • December 2018 to April 2019

Giovanni: Icon Shadow Pokémon

Raid Battles:
  • July 22nd to August 31st, 2017
  • March 16th to April 2nd, 2018 Shiny Pokémon
  • July 14th to July 15th, 2018
  • December 14th to December 17th, 2018
  • December 20th to December 23rd, 2019

Research Breakthrough:

  • January to June 2019
Raid Battles:
  • November 27th to December 14th, 2017
  • May 19th to June 7th, 2018 Shiny Pokémon
  • August 25th to August 27th, 2018
  • December 14th to December 17th, 2018
  • December 20th to December 23rd, 2019

Research Breakthrough:

  • January to June 2019

Special Research:

Raid Battles:
  • August 16th to September 20th, 2018 (suspended when Ho-Oh took place)
  • November 1st to November 4th, 2019 Shiny Pokémon

Research Breakthrough:

  • March to April 2019
Raid Battles:
  • June 21st to July 19th, 2018 (suspended when Lugia took place)
  • November 1st to November 4th, 2019 Shiny Pokémon
  • December 28th, 2019 (8-hour)

Research Breakthrough:

  • March to April 2019
Raid Battles:
  • July 19th to August 16th, 2018
  • November 1st to November 4th, 2019 Shiny Pokémon
  • March 10th to March 12th, 2020

Research Breakthrough:

  • March to April 2019
Raid Battles:
  • April 2nd to June 5th, 2018
  • February 22nd to March 1st, 2019 Shiny Pokémon
  • January 24th to January 27th, 2020
  • June 12th to June 15th, 2020

Research Breakthrough:

  • May to August 2019
Raid Battles:
  • April 2nd to June 5th, 2018
  • April 15th to April 22nd, 2019 Shiny Pokémon
  • January 24th to January 27th, 2020
  • June 12th to June 15th, 2020

Research Breakthrough:

  • May to August 2019
Raid Battles:
  • January 12th to February 14th, 2018
  • February 23rd to March 5th, 2018
  • June 7th to June 21st, 2018 Shiny Pokémon
  • January 15th to January 29th, 2019
  • June 18th to June 27th, 2019
  • July 25th, 2020

Research Breakthrough:

  • July to August 2019
  • November to December 2019
Raid Battles:
  • December 15th, 2017 to January 15th, 2018
  • February 23rd to March 5th, 2018
  • January 15th to January 29th, 2019 Shiny Pokémon
  • April 29th to May 2nd, 2019
  • June 27th to July 10th, 2019
  • July 25th, 2020

Research Breakthrough:

  • July to August 2019
  • November to December 2019

Special Research:

Raid Battles:
  • February 9th to March 16th, 2018
  • March 15th to March 18th, 2019
  • July 31st to September 2nd, 2019 Shiny Pokémon
  • July 31st to August 7th, 2020
Raid Battles:
  • May 2nd to May 27th, 2019
  • August 28th, 2019 (1-hour)
Raid Battles:
  • May 2nd to May 27th, 2019
  • August 28th, 2019 (1-hour)
Raid Battles:
  • May 2nd to May 27th, 2019
  • August 28th, 2019 (1-hour)
Raid Battles:
  • March 1st to March 28th, 2019
  • July 26th, 2020
Raid Battles:
  • January 29th to February 28th, 2019
  • July 26th, 2020
Raid Battles:
  • December 18th, 2018 to January 15th, 2019
  • January 7th to February 4th, 2020 Shiny Pokémon
  • August 21st to September 10th, 2020
Special Research:

EX Raid Battles:

  • November 18th, 2019 to March 15th, 2020
Raid Battles:
  • October 23rd to November 20th, 2018
  • March 28th to April 2nd, 2019
  • September 23rd to October 17th, 2019 Shiny Pokémon
  • March 13th to March 16th, 2020
  • May 5th to May 12th, 2020
  • July 26th, 2020
Raid Battles:
  • April 2nd to April 29th, 2019
  • July 26th, 2020
Raid Battles:
  • November 20th to December 18th, 2018
  • May 27th to June 18th, 2019 Shiny Pokémon
  • March 10th to March 12th, 2020
  • September 10th to September 18th, 2020

Special Research:

Raid Battles:
  • November 4th to November 26th, 2019
  • March 17th to March 31st, 2020 Shiny Pokémon
Raid Battles:
  • November 26th to December 17th, 2019
  • May 19th to May 26th, 2020 Shiny Pokémon
Raid Battles:
  • December 17th, 2019 to January 7th, 2020
  • May 12th to May 19th, 2020 Shiny Pokémon
Raid Battles:
  • February 4th to February 25th, 2020
Raid Battles:
  • March 2nd to March 31st, 2020
Raid Battles:
  • May 26th to June 16th, 2020
Raid Battles:
  • June 16th to July 7th, 2020
Raid Battles:
  • March 31st to April 28th, 2020
Raid Battles:
  • July 7th to July 31st, 2020

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