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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
Icon NormalIcon Flying
Exclusive for Eastern Asia regions
Farfetch'd region
Shiny Pokémon
Kangaskhan
Icon Normal
Exclusive for Australia region
Kangaskhan region
Shiny Pokémon
Mr. Mime
#122 Mr. Mime
Icon PsychicIcon Fairy
Exclusive for Europe region
Mr. Mime region
Shiny Pokémon
Tauros
#128 Tauros
Icon Normal
Exclusive for North America region
Tauros region
Shiny Pokémon
Johto

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pansage
#511 Pansage
Icon Grass
Exclusive for the Asia-Pacific region
Uxie region
Pansear
#513 Pansear
Icon Fire
Exclusive for Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India
Mesprit region
Panpour
#515 Panpour
Icon Water
Exclusive for the Americas and Greenland
Azelf region
Throh
#538 Throh
Icon Fighting
Exclusive for the Americas and Africa
Illumise region
Sawk
#539 Sawk
Icon Fighting
Exclusive for Europe, Asia and Australia
Volbeat region
Basculin
Icon Water
Exclusive for the Eastern Hemisphere
East region
Basculin blue-striped
Icon Water
Exclusive for the Western Hemisphere
West region
Maractus
#556 Maractus
Icon Grass
Exclusive for the Southern United States, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America
Heracross region
Sigilyph
#561 Sigilyph
Icon PsychicIcon Flying
Exclusive for Egypt and Greece
Sigilyph region
Bouffalant
Icon Normal
Exclusive for New York and surrounding areas
Tauros region
Heatmor
#631 Heatmor
Icon Fire
Exclusive for the Americas and Africa
Illumise region
Shiny Pokémon
Durant
#632 Durant
Icon BugIcon Steel
Exclusive for Europe, Asia and Australia
Volbeat region
Shiny Pokémon

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]

References

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