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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 Species 349/426 regular forms Regular Forms14/423 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 Species 496/584 regular forms Regular Forms147/581 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 released as a Raid Boss.

Total count 325/386 species Species 350/426 regular forms Regular Forms14/423 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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

Release of Hoenn-region Desert-themed Pokémon. Shiny Aron was released.

Total count 348/386 species Species 373/426 regular forms Regular Forms17/423 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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

Aron
Icon Steel   Icon Rock
Lairon
Icon Steel   Icon Rock
Aggron
Icon Steel   Icon Rock
Numel
Icon Fire   Icon Ground
Camerupt
Icon Fire   Icon Ground
Vibrava
Icon Ground   Icon Dragon
Flygon
Icon Ground   Icon Dragon
Cacturne
Icon Grass   Icon Dark
Lunatone
Icon Rock   Icon Psychic
Solrock
Icon Rock   Icon Psychic
Baltoy
Icon Ground   Icon Psychic
Claydol
Icon Ground   Icon Psychic
Lileep
Icon Rock   Icon Grass
Cradily
Icon Rock   Icon Grass
Anorith
Icon Rock   Icon Bug
Armaldo
Icon Rock   Icon Bug

Aron shiny
Icon Steel   Icon Rock
Lairon shiny
Icon Steel   Icon Rock
Aggron shiny
Icon Steel   Icon Rock

February 9th

Release of Hoenn-region Sky-themed Pokémon including 4 forms of Castform. Shiny Swablu was released. Rayquaza was released as a Raid Boss.

Total count 368/386 species Species 396/426 regular forms Regular Forms19/423 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 on Valentine's Day 2018.

Total count 368/386 species Species 396/426 regular forms Regular Forms20/423 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 on Lunar New Year 2018.

Total count 368/386 species Species 396/426 regular forms Regular Forms22/423 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 Species 396/426 regular forms Regular Forms25/423 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 Lugia was released with its second release as the first Shiny Legendary Pokémon available in the game.

Total count 368/386 species Species 396/426 regular forms Regular Forms26/423 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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


Lugia shiny
Icon Psychic   Icon Flying

March 22nd

Shiny Togepi, Magby and Wynaut were released on Eggstravaganza 2018.

Total count 368/386 species Species 396/426 regular forms Regular Forms32/423 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 Species 396/426 regular forms Regular Forms35/423 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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


Bulbasaur shiny
Icon Grass   Icon Poison
Ivysaur shiny
Icon Grass   Icon Poison
Venusaur shiny
Icon Grass   Icon Poison

March 30th

Mew was released on A Mythical Discovery Special Research. All Kanto-region Pokémon species were released, becoming the first region to be possible to complete the Pokédex.

Total count 369/386 species Species 397/426 regular forms Regular Forms35/423 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 on April Fools' Day.

Total count 369/386 species Species 397/426 regular forms Regular Forms36/423 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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


Murkrow shiny
Icon Dark   Icon Flying

April 2nd

Latios and Latias were released as Raid Bosses.

Total count 371/386 species Species 399/426 regular forms Regular Forms36/423 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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


Latias
Icon Dragon   Icon Psychic
Latios
Icon Dragon   Icon Psychic

April 15th

Shiny Mareep was released on the fourth Community Day.

Total count 371/386 species Species 399/426 regular forms Regular Forms39/423 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 on Earth Day 2018.

Total count 371/386 species Species 399/426 regular forms Regular Forms41/423 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 on Battle Showdown 2018.

Total count 371/386 species Species 399/426 regular forms Regular Forms45/423 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 its second release.

Total count 371/386 species Species 399/426 regular forms Regular Forms49/423 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 on Adventure Week 2018.

Total count 371/386 species Species 399/426 regular forms Regular Forms54/423 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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


Omanyte shiny
Icon Rock   Icon Water
Omastar shiny
Icon Rock   Icon Water
Kabuto shiny
Icon Rock   Icon Water
Kabutops shiny
Icon Rock   Icon Water

May 29th

Alolan Exeggutor was released to celebrate the announcement of Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee!. Alolan-region forms became available rising up Kanto-region Pokédex to 169 distinct forms.

Total count 371/386 species Species 400/444 regular forms Regular Forms54/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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

Exeggutor alolan
Icon Grass   Icon Dragon

June 7th

Shiny Shellder and Kyogre were released on Water Festival 2018.

Total count 371/386 species Species 400/444 regular forms Regular Forms57/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 on E3.

Total count 371/386 species Species 401/444 regular forms Regular Forms57/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 Species 401/444 regular forms Regular Forms60/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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


Larvitar shiny
Icon Rock   Icon Ground
Pupitar shiny
Icon Rock   Icon Ground
Tyranitar shiny
Icon Rock   Icon Dark

June 21st

Regice was released as a Raid Boss. Alolan forms of Sandshrew, Vulpix, Meowth, Grimer were released with the release of Friends System.

Total count 372/386 species Species 410/444 regular forms Regular Forms60/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 was released in the wild.

Total count 372/386 species Species 412/444 regular forms Regular Forms60/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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


Rattata alolan
Icon Dark   Icon Normal
Raticate alolan
Icon Dark   Icon Normal

June 30th

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

Total count 372/386 species Species 412/444 regular forms Regular Forms61/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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


Roselia shiny
Icon Grass   Icon Poison

July 7th

Shiny Articuno was released on Articuno Day.

Total count 372/386 species Species 412/444 regular forms Regular Forms62/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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


Articuno shiny
Icon Ice   Icon Flying

July 8th

Shiny Squirtle was released on the seventh Community Day.

Total count 372/386 species Species 412/444 regular forms Regular Forms65/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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

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

Total count 373/386 species Species 419/444 regular forms Regular Forms67/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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


Diglett alolan
Icon Ground   Icon Steel
Dugtrio alolan
Icon Ground   Icon Steel
Geodude alolan
Icon Rock   Icon Electric
Graveler alolan
Icon Rock   Icon Electric
Golem alolan
Icon Rock   Icon Electric
Celebi
Icon Psychic   Icon Grass

July 19th

Registeel was released as a Raid Boss. Alolan forms of Raichu and Marowak were released as Raid Bosses. All Alolan variants were released.

Total count 374/386 species Species 422/444 regular forms Regular Forms67/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 Species 422/444 regular forms Regular Forms68/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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


Zapdos shiny
Icon Electric   Icon Flying

August 1st

Spinda pattern 8 was released with the change of Field Research. Shiny Snubbull and Houndour were released.

Total count 375/386 species Species 423/444 regular forms Regular Forms72/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 Species 423/444 regular forms Regular Forms78/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 released as a Raid Boss.

Total count 376/386 species Species 424/444 regular forms Regular Forms78/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 on Johto Festival.

Total count 376/386 species Species 424/444 regular forms Regular Forms84/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 on Pokémon GO Safari Zone in Yokosuka.

Total count 376/386 species Species 424/444 regular forms Regular Forms86/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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


Wingull shiny
Icon Water   Icon Flying
Pelipper shiny
Icon Water   Icon Flying

September 1st

Spinda pattern 3 of was released with the change of Field Research. Shiny Growlithe was released.

Total count 376/386 species Species 425/444 regular forms Regular Forms88/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 Species 425/444 regular forms Regular Forms89/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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


Moltres shiny
Icon Fire   Icon Flying

September 13th

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

Total count 376/386 species Species 425/444 regular forms Regular Forms94/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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


Geodude shiny
Icon Rock   Icon Ground
Graveler shiny
Icon Rock   Icon Ground
Golem shiny
Icon Rock   Icon Ground
Muk shiny
Icon Poison

September 22nd

Shiny Chikorita was released on the ninth Community Day.

Total count 376/386 species Species 425/444 regular forms Regular Forms97/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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

Spinda pattern 1 was released with the change of Field Research. Shiny Krabby was released. Deoxys was released as a Raid Boss in EX Raid Battles.

Total count 377/386 species Species 427/444 regular forms Regular Forms99/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 on Psychic Spectacular 2018.

Total count 377/386 species Species 427/444 regular forms Regular Forms101/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 Species 427/444 regular forms Regular Forms104/441 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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. Shiny Shinx was released. 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 Species 453/582 regular forms Regular Forms107/579 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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 Species 453/582 regular forms Regular Forms110/579 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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
33/145
Sinnoh Sinnoh shadow
26/107
26/138
3/138


Beldum shiny
Icon Steel   Icon Psychic
Metang shiny
Icon Steel   Icon Psychic
Metagross shiny
Icon Steel   Icon Psychic

October 23rd

Spiritomb was released on A Spooky Message Special Research. Giratina was released on Halloween 2018. Stunky and shiny Drifloon were released. Sinnoh Silver Sinnoh Silver medal became achievable for the first time.

Total count 409/493 species Species 459/582 regular forms Regular Forms112/579 shiny forms Shiny Forms
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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
33/145
Sinnoh Sinnoh shadow
32/107
32/138
5/138


Drifloon
Icon Ghost   Icon Flying
Drifblim
Icon Ghost   Icon Flying
Stunky
Icon Poison   Icon Dark
Skuntank
Icon Poison   Icon Dark