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Mp-Icon Pikachu This page is the list of all Pokémon forms available in the game to be obtained in 2018 for the first time, ordered by release date, with counters for each region Pokédex.


Lists of Pokémon forms by year 20162017201820192020


By the start of 2018, the number of released forms was:

Total count 324/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 349/426 regular forms Unown shadow14/423 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
150/151
150/151
4/151
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
123/127
1/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
76/135
76/148
9/145


By the end of 2018, the number of released forms was:

Total count 443/495 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 496/584 regular forms Unown shadow147/581 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
169/169
63/169
Johto Johto shadow
99/100
126/127
37/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
130/135
138/148
34/145
Sinnoh Sinnoh shadow
61/107
61/138
13/138
Unknown Scientist shadow
2/2
2/2
0/2


In 2018, 119 new Pokémon species, 147 distinct regular forms and 133 shiny forms were made available to be obtained. The following medals became achievable for the first time:

  • Hoenn Gold Hoenn Gold.
  • Sinnoh Bronze Sinnoh Bronze and Silver Sinnoh Silver.
Kanto shadow All Kanto-region Pokémon species were released, becoming the first region to be possible to complete the Pokédex.

The total number of Pokémon species and Pokémon distinct forms (regular and shiny) was updated according to the following events in 2018:

Kanto shadow On May 29th, Alolan-region forms became available rising up Kanto-region Pokédex to 169 distinct forms.
Total count /386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu /444 regular forms Unown shadow/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
Sinnoh shadow On October 16th, Sinnoh-region Pokédex introduced 107 new Pokémon species and 138 distinct forms.
Total count /493 species Mp-Icon Pikachu /582 regular forms Unown shadow/579 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
Scientist shadow On November 16th, Unknown-region Pokédex became available for Meltan and Melmetal.
Total count /495 species Mp-Icon Pikachu /584 regular forms Unown shadow/581 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny

January 12th

Kyogre was available to be defeated and caught in Raid Battle for the first time.

Total count 325/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 350/426 regular forms Unown shadow14/423 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
150/151
150/151
4/151
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
123/127
1/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
77/135
77/148
9/145


January 23rd

Desert-themed Hoenn-region Pokémon were released.

Total count 348/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 373/426 regular forms Unown shadow17/423 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
150/151
150/151
4/151
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
123/127
1/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
100/135
100/148
12/145


February 9th

20 Sky-themed Hoenn-region Pokémon species including 4 forms of Castform were released. Rayquaza was available to be defeated and caught in Raid Battle for the first time.

Total count 368/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 396/426 regular forms Unown shadow19/423 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
150/151
150/151
4/151
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
123/127
1/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
120/135
123/148
14/145


February 13th

Shiny Luvdisc was released in Valentine's Day 2018.

Total count 368/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 396/426 regular forms Unown shadow20/423 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
150/151
150/151
4/151
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
123/127
1/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
120/135
123/148
15/145


February 15th

Shiny Poochyena was released in Lunar New Year 2018.

Total count 368/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 396/426 regular forms Unown shadow22/423 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
150/151
150/151
4/151
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
123/127
1/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
120/135
123/148
17/145


February 24th

Shiny Dratini was released on the second Community Day.

Total count 368/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 396/426 regular forms Unown shadow25/423 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
150/151
150/151
7/151
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
123/127
1/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
120/135
123/148
17/145


March 16th

Shiny form of Lugia was released with the second release of it as a Raid Boss, making it the first Shiny Legendary Pokémon available in the game.

Total count 368/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 396/426 regular forms Unown shadow26/423 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
150/151
150/151
7/151
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
123/127
2/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
120/135
123/148
17/145


March 22nd

Shiny Togepi, Magby, Wynaut and their families were released in Eggstravaganza 2018.

Total count 368/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 396/426 regular forms Unown shadow32/423 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
150/151
150/151
8/151
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
123/127
6/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
120/135
123/148
18/145


March 25th

Shiny Bulbasaur was released on the third Community Day.

Total count 368/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 396/426 regular forms Unown shadow35/423 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
150/151
150/151
11/151
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
123/127
6/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
120/135
123/148
18/145


March 30th

Mew became available as the reward for completing Special Research tasks. All Kanto-region Pokémon species were released, becoming the first region to be possible to complete the Pokédex.

Total count 369/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 397/426 regular forms Unown shadow35/423 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
151/151
11/151
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
123/127
6/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
120/135
123/148
18/145


Mew
Icon Psychic

March 31st

Shiny Murkrow was released in April Fools' Day.

Total count 369/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 397/426 regular forms Unown shadow36/423 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
151/151
11/151
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
123/127
7/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
120/135
123/148
18/145


April 2nd

Latios was able to be defeated and captured across the Americas and Africa for the first time while Latias was in Europe and Asia.

Total count 371/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 399/426 regular forms Unown shadow36/423 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
151/151
11/151
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
123/127
7/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
122/135
125/148
18/145


April 15th

Shiny Mareep was released on the fourth Community Day.

Total count 371/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 399/426 regular forms Unown shadow39/423 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
151/151
11/151
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
123/127
10/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
122/135
125/148
18/145


April 22nd

Shiny Wailmer was released in Earth Day 2018.

Total count 371/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 399/426 regular forms Unown shadow41/423 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
151/151
11/151
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
123/127
10/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
122/135
125/148
20/145


May 1st

Shiny Makuhita and Meditite were released in Battle Showdown 2018.

Total count 371/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 399/426 regular forms Unown shadow45/423 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
151/151
11/151
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
123/127
10/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
122/135
125/148
24/145

May 19th

Shiny Charmander was released on the fifth Community Day. Shiny Ho-Oh was released with the second release of it as a Raid Boss.

Total count 371/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 399/426 regular forms Unown shadow49/423 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
151/151
14/151
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
123/127
11/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
122/135
125/148
24/145


May 24th

Shiny Omanyte, Kabuto and Aerodactyl were released in Adventure Week 2018.

Total count 371/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 399/426 regular forms Unown shadow54/423 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
151/151
19/151
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
123/127
11/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
122/135
125/148
24/145


May 29th

Alolan Exeggutor was released. Alolan-region forms became available rising up Kanto-region Pokédex to 169 distinct forms.

Total count 371/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 400/444 regular forms Unown shadow54/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
152/169
19/169
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
123/127
11/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
122/135
125/148
24/145


June 7th

Shiny Shellder and Kyogre were released in Water Festival 2018.

Total count 371/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 400/444 regular forms Unown shadow57/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
152/169
21/169
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
123/127
11/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
122/135
125/148
25/145


June 12th

Exclamation mark Unown was released in E3.

Total count 371/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 401/444 regular forms Unown shadow57/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
152/169
21/169
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
124/127
11/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
122/135
125/148
25/145


June 16th

Shiny Larvitar was released on the sixth Community Day.

Total count 371/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 401/444 regular forms Unown shadow60/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
152/169
21/169
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
124/127
14/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
122/135
125/148
25/145


June 21st

Regice was available to be defeated and caught in Raid Battle for the first time. Alolan variants of Sandshrew, Vulpix, Meowth, Grimer were made available to hatch from 7-km Eggs.

Total count 372/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 410/444 regular forms Unown shadow60/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
160/169
21/169
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
124/127
14/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
123/135
126/148
25/145


June 23rd

Alolan Rattata became available to be caught in the wild.

Total count 372/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 412/444 regular forms Unown shadow60/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
162/169
21/169
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
124/127
14/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
123/135
126/148
25/145


June 30th

Shiny Roselia was released in Pokémon GO Safari Zone in Dortmund.

Total count 372/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 412/444 regular forms Unown shadow61/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
162/169
21/169
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
124/127
14/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
123/135
126/148
26/145


July 7th

Shiny Articuno was released on Articuno Day.

Total count 372/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 412/444 regular forms Unown shadow62/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
162/169
22/169
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
124/127
14/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
123/135
126/148
26/145


July 8th

Shiny Squirtle was released on the seventh Community Day.

Total count 372/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 412/444 regular forms Unown shadow65/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
162/169
25/169
Johto Johto shadow
98/100
124/127
14/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
123/135
126/148
26/145


July 14th

Pokémon GO Fest 2018 introduced Alolan forms of Diglett and Geodude and also shiny Plusle and Minun. Question mark Unown and Celebi were released for attendees. All Unown forms were released.

Total count 373/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 419/444 regular forms Unown shadow67/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
167/169
25/169
Johto Johto shadow
99/100
126/127
14/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
123/135
126/148
28/145


July 19th

Registeel was available to be defeated and caught in Raid Battle for the first time. Alolan variants of Raichu and Marowak were also available in Raid Battle. All Alolan variants were released.

Total count 374/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 422/444 regular forms Unown shadow67/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
169/169
25/169
Johto Johto shadow
99/100
126/127
14/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
124/135
127/148
28/145


July 21st

Shiny Zapdos was released on Zapdos Day.

Total count 374/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 422/444 regular forms Unown shadow68/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
169/169
26/169
Johto Johto shadow
99/100
126/127
14/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
124/135
127/148
28/145


August 1st

Pattern 8 of Spinda was available in field research. Shiny Snubbull and Houndour were released.

Total count 375/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 423/444 regular forms Unown shadow72/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
169/169
26/169
Johto Johto shadow
99/100
126/127
18/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
125/135
128/148
28/145


August 11th

Shiny Eevee was released on the eighth Community Day.

Total count 375/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 423/444 regular forms Unown shadow78/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
169/169
30/169
Johto Johto shadow
99/100
126/127
20/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
125/135
128/148
28/145


August 16th

Regirock was available to be defeated and caught in Raid Battle for the first time.

Total count 376/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 424/444 regular forms Unown shadow78/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
169/169
30/169
Johto Johto shadow
99/100
126/127
20/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
126/135
129/148
28/145


August 20th

Shiny Natu, Sunkern and Pineco were released in Johto Festival.

Total count 376/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 424/444 regular forms Unown shadow84/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
169/169
30/169
Johto Johto shadow
99/100
126/127
26/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
126/135
129/148
28/145


August 29th

Shiny Wingull was released in Pokémon GO Safari Zone in Yokosuka.

Total count 376/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 424/444 regular forms Unown shadow86/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
169/169
30/169
Johto Johto shadow
99/100
126/127
26/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
126/135
129/148
30/145


September 1st

Pattern 3 of Spinda was available in field research. Shiny Growlithe was released.

Total count 376/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 425/444 regular forms Unown shadow88/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
169/169
32/169
Johto Johto shadow
99/100
126/127
26/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
126/135
130/148
30/145


September 8th

Shiny Moltres was released on Moltres Day.

Total count 376/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 425/444 regular forms Unown shadow89/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
169/169
33/169
Johto Johto shadow
99/100
126/127
26/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
126/135
130/148
30/145


September 13th

Shiny Geodude and Grimer were released in Ultra Bonus Event 2018.

Total count 376/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 425/444 regular forms Unown shadow94/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
169/169
38/169
Johto Johto shadow
99/100
126/127
26/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
126/135
130/148
30/145


September 22nd

Shiny Chikorita was released on the ninth Community Day.

Total count 376/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 425/444 regular forms Unown shadow97/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
169/169
38/169
Johto Johto shadow
99/100
126/127
29/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
126/135
130/148
30/145


October 1st

Pattern 1 of Spinda was available in field research. Deoxys became available to be battled exclusively in EX Raid Battles. Shiny form of Krabby was released.

Total count 377/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 427/444 regular forms Unown shadow99/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
169/169
40/169
Johto Johto shadow
99/100
126/127
29/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
127/135
132/148
30/145


October 5th

Shiny Drowzee was released in Psychic Spectacular.

Total count 377/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 427/444 regular forms Unown shadow101/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
169/169
42/169
Johto Johto shadow
99/100
126/127
29/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
127/135
132/148
30/145


October 11th

Shiny Nidoran♀ was released on Female Day.

Total count 377/386 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 427/444 regular forms Unown shadow104/441 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
169/169
45/169
Johto Johto shadow
99/100
126/127
29/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
127/135
132/148
30/145


October 16th

Main release of Sinnoh-region. Sinnoh-region Pokédex introduced 107 new Pokémon species and 138 distinct forms. Sinnoh Bronze Sinnoh Bronze medal became achievable for the first time.

Total count 403/493 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 453/582 regular forms Unown shadow107/579 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
169/169
45/169
Johto Johto shadow
99/100
126/127
29/127
Hoenn Hoenn shadow
127/135
132/148
30/145
Sinnoh Sinnoh shadow
26/107
26/138
3/138


October 21st

Shiny Beldum was released on the tenth Community Day.

Total count 403/493 species Mp-Icon Pikachu 453/582 regular forms Unown shadow110/579 shiny forms Mp-Icon Shiny
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Kanto Kanto shadow
151/151
169/169
45/169
Johto Johto shadow
99/100
126/127
29/127