Mew is a Psychic-type Mythical Pokémon from the Kanto region. It does not evolve into or from any other Pokémon. It is available as the reward for Special Research tasks — A Mythical Discovery (unlocked by default) and All-in-One 151 (time-limited availability).
Mew is part of a one-member family.
- Mew was released on A Mythical Discovery Special Research on March 30th, 2018. 
- Shiny form of Mew was released on Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto through All-in-One 151 special research on February 20th, 2021.
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All-in-One 151 - Completing 4th part (shiny)
A Mythical Discovery - Completing 7th part
- Mew was originally planned to learn Dragon Pulse, Earthquake, Fire Blast, Hurricane and Moonblast, but they were removed before Mew was released.
- On March 26th, 2018, Niantic announced a new research tasks game mechanic which hints at the possibility of obtaining Mew.
- Mew is the last Kanto-region Pokémon released.
- Mew always breaks free from the first two balls and is caught by the third Poké Ball. Leaving the encounter can reset this.
- PokemonGoApp. (2018, March 30). Trainers, it's time to conduct some important Pokémon research and help Professor Willow find Mew!. Twitter. Retrieved on 2018-08-22.
- page, on the official Pokédex website
- article, on the Bulbapedia
- Mew article, on the Pokémon Wiki