Region-exclusive Pokémon, also known as regional Pokémon, are group of Pokémon that are exclusive for specific regions in the real world and are available only by encountering them in wild and getting their Eggs in these specific regions.

List of region-exclusive Pokémon

Currently in game there are 33 (37 if including evolutions) region-exclusive Pokémon.

Kanto

There are four region-exclusive Pokémon from the Kanto region:

Farfetch'd
NormalFlying
Exclusive for Eastern Asia regions
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Kangaskhan
Normal
Exclusive for Australia region
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Mr. Mime
#122 Mr. Mime
PsychicFairy
Exclusive for Europe region
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Tauros
#128 Tauros
Normal
Exclusive for North America region
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Johto

There are two region-exclusive Pokémon from the Johto region:

Heracross
#214 Heracross
BugFighting
Exclusive for Mexico, Central and South America regions. Can be found as far north as deep-south Texas and southern Florida
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Corsola
#222 Corsola
Water
Exclusive for tropical regions, as far north as the Tropic of Cancer and as far south as the Tropic of Capricorn
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Hoenn

There are nine region-exclusive Pokémon from the Hoenn region:

Volbeat
#313 Volbeat
Bug
Exclusive for Europe, Asia and Australia
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Illumise
#314 Illumise
Bug
Exclusive for the Americas and Africa
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Torkoal
#324 Torkoal
Fire
Exclusive for the South Asian region including India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates
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Zangoose
#335 Zangoose
Normal
Exclusive for Europe, Asia and Australia
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Seviper
#336 Seviper
Poison
Exclusive for the Americas and Africa
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Lunatone
#337 Lunatone
RockPsychic
Exclusive for the Western Hemisphere
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Solrock
#338 Solrock
RockPsychic
Exclusive for the Eastern Hemisphere
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Tropius
#357 Tropius
GrassFlying
Exclusive for Africa, the Levant, Malta and southern Spain
Tropius region.png
Relicanth
#369 Relicanth
WaterRock
Exclusive for the Oceanic region within the UTC+13:00 timezone including New Zealand and Fiji [1]
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Sinnoh

There are currently eight (nine if including Gastrodon) region-exclusive Pokémon from the Sinnoh region:

Pachirisu
#417 Pachirisu
Electric
Exclusive for the North Arctic countries
Pachirisu region.png
West Sea Shellos
Water
Exclusive for the Western Hemisphere
West region.png
East Sea Shellos
Water
Exclusive for the Eastern Hemisphere
East region.png
Mime Jr.
#439 Mime Jr.
PsychicFairy
Exclusive for Eggs obtained in Europe region
Mr. Mime region.png
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Chatot
#441 Chatot
NormalFlying
Exclusive for the Southern Hemisphere
Chatot region.png
Carnivine
#455 Carnivine
Grass
Exclusive for the South East US
Carnivine region.png
Uxie
#480 Uxie
Psychic
Exclusive for the Asia-Pacific region[2]
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Mesprit
#481 Mesprit
Psychic
Exclusive for Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India[3]
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Azelf
#482 Azelf
Psychic
Exclusive for the Americas and Greenland[4]
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Unova

There are currently ten (13 if including evolutions) region-exclusive Pokémon from the Unova region:

Pansage
#511 Pansage
Grass
Exclusive for the Asia-Pacific region
Uxie region.png
Pansear
#513 Pansear
Fire
Exclusive for Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India
Mesprit region.png
Panpour
#515 Panpour
Water
Exclusive for the Americas and Greenland
Azelf region.png
Throh
#538 Throh
Fighting
Exclusive for the Americas and Africa
Illumise region.png
Sawk
#539 Sawk
Fighting
Exclusive for Europe, Asia and Australia
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Red-stripped Basculin
Water
Exclusive for the Eastern Hemisphere
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Blue-stripped Basculin
Water
Exclusive for the Western Hemisphere
West region.png
Maractus
#556 Maractus
Grass
Exclusive for the Southern United States, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America
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Sigilyph
#561 Sigilyph
PsychicFlying
Exclusive for Egypt and Greece
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Bouffalant
Normal
Exclusive for New York and surrounding areas
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Heatmor
#631 Heatmor
Fire
Exclusive for the Americas and Africa
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Durant
#632 Durant
BugSteel
Exclusive for Europe, Asia and Australia
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Migration events

During many events, region-exclusive Pokémon were migrated around to appear outside of their usual region. Sometimes those were just small regions – Pokémon GO Safari Zone, but other times these migrations occur globally – World Tourism Day.

Event Location Pokémon
Pokémon GO Fest 2017
July 22nd - 24th, 2017
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Safari Zone in Europe: Unusual Sightings
August 4th - August 21st, 2017
Selected European cities
Safari Zone in Europe: Germany, France and Spain
September 16th, 2017
Oberhausen, Germany
Paris, France
Barcelona, Spain
Safari Zone in Europe: Denmark and Czech Republic
October 7th, 2017
Copenhagen, Denmark
Prague, Czech Republic
Safari Zone in Europe: Sweden and The Netherlands
October 14th, 2017
Stockholm, Sweden
Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Pokémon GO Park
August 9th - 15th, 2017
Yokohama, Japan
Pokémon World Championships 2017
August 18th - 20th, 2017
Anaheim, California, United States
Pokémon GO Week in Korea 2017
November 10th - 12th, 2017
Seoul, South Korea
Safari Zone in Tottori
November 24th - 26th, 2017
Tottori, Japan
Global Catch Challenge
November 26th - 28th, 2017
Globally (except East Asia)
East Asia
Safari Zone in Chiayi
February 26th - March 3rd, 2018
Chiayi , Taiwan
Safari Zone in Dortmund
June 30th - July 1st, 2018
Dortmund, Germany
Safari Zone in Dortmund - makeup mini-event
July 3rd - 4th, 2018
Europe
Pokémon GO Fest 2018
July 14th - 15th, 2018
Chicago, Illinois
Pokémon World Championships 2018
August 24th - 26th, 2018
Nashville, United States
Safari Zone in Yokosuka
August 29th - September 2nd, 2018
Yokosuka, Japan
Ultra Bonus Event 2018
7-km Eggs only
September 13th - October 8th, 2018
Globally
Pokémon GO Week in Korea 2018
September 21st - 23rd, 2018
Seoul, South Korea
Safari Zone in Tainan
November 1st - 5th, 2018
Tainan, Taiwan
Safari Zone in Sentosa
April 18th - 21st, 2019
Sentosa, Singapore
Pokémon GO Week in Korea 2019
May 4th - 6th, 2019
Seoul, South Korea
Pokémon GO Fest 2019 Chicago
June 13th - 16th, 2019
Chicago, Illinois
Pokémon GO Fest 2019 Dortmund
July 4th - 7th, 2019
Dortmund, Germany
Pokémon GO Fest 2019 Yokohama
August 5th - 12th, 2019
Yokohama, Japan
Pokémon World Championships 2019
August 16th - 18th, 2019
Washington D.C., United States
Global Challenge, Global Hatches
7-km Eggs only
September 9th - 23rd, 2019
Globally
Safari Zone in Montreal
September 20th - 23rd, 2019
Montreal, Canada
World Tourism Day
Field Research only
September 26th - October 1st, 2019
Americas, Africa regions
Europe, Asia, Oceania regions
Safari Zone in New Taipei City
October 3rd - 6th, 2019
New Taipei City
Taiwan Lantern Festival
February 6th - 9th, 2020
Taichung
A Drive to Investigate
March 20th - 26th, 2020
Global (Ticket-holders Only)
Safari Zone in St. Louis
March 27th - 29th, 2020
Global (Ticket-holders Only)
Safari Zone in Liverpool
April 17th - 19th, 2020
Global (Ticket-holders Only)
Buddy Up
April 21st - 27th, 2020
Global
Pokémon GO Fest 2020
July 25th - 26th, 2020
Global (Ticket-holders Only)

Trivia

Historical trivia

  • Farfetch'd started to appear globally around 05:00 PM PST, as the reward of Global Catch Challenge, for 48 hours starting on November 26th, 2017.
    • It was available to capture in the wild and could also be summoned with Lure Modules and Incense.
  • On January 5th, 2018, Zangoose was region-exclusive Pokémon mostly for the Western Hemisphere and Africa and Seviper was exclusive mostly for the Eastern Hemisphere despite of Africa. After that day they were swapped.
  • On February 9th, 2018, Minun and Plusle just like Zangoose and Seviper were exclusive to two opposite hemispheres, after that day, they stopped being region-exclusive Pokémon. [5]
  • On June 21st, 2018, Lunatone and Solrock swapped regions to celebrate the Summer Solstice.[6]
  • On March 19th, 2019, Lunatone and Solrock swapped regions again to celebrate the Equinox.[7]
  • On June 23rd, 2020, Lunatone and Solrock swapped regions again during the Summer Solstice.[8]

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