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.
There are four region-exclusive Pokémon from the Kanto region:
There are two region-exclusive Pokémon from the Johto region:
There are nine region-exclusive Pokémon from the Hoenn region:
There are currently ten (13 if including evolutions) region-exclusive Pokémon from the Unova region:
- The Lake Guardians are the first and only regional-exclusive Legendary Pokémon.
- Mime Jr. is the first and only regional-exclusive Baby Pokémon.
- 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.
- 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. 
- On June 21st, 2018, Lunatone and Solrock swapped regions to celebrate the Summer Solstice.
- On March 19th, 2019, Lunatone and Solrock swapped regions again to celebrate the Equinox.
- On June 23rd, 2020, Lunatone and Solrock swapped regions again during the Summer Solstice.
- ↑ Relicanth is a regional exclusive Pokemon that can only be found in New Zealand. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2017-12-22.
- ↑ PokemonGoApp. (2019, May 1). AH! It looks like some Trainers have detected the Legendary Pokémon Uxie in the Asia-Pacific region! After talking with Professor Willow, it sounds like Uxie is also known as the Knowledge Pokémon. Can’t wait to learn even more about it!. Twitter. Retrieved on 2019-05-02.
- ↑ PokemonGoApp. (2019, May 2). WOW! Trainers, did some of you just encounter Mesprit in areas around Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India?! Did you know? Sources say that Mesprit taught humans the nobility of sorrow, pain, and joy.. Twitter. Retrieved on 2019-05-02.
- ↑ PokemonGoApp. (2019, April 30). OH! From our conversations with Professor Willow, it looks like some of you have found the Legendary Pokémon Azelf in the Americas and Greenland! How extraordinarily lucky!. Twitter. Retrieved on 2019-05-02.
- ↑ Plusle and Minun have been spotted playing together around the world. Go out and see if you can catch them both!. Twitter. Retrieved on 2018-11-02.
- ↑ In honor of the summer solstice, the Rock- and Psychic-type Pokémon Solrock and Lunatone have started to appear in different regions!/ /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2018-06-22.
- ↑ Celebrate the equinox with Pokémon GO!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2019-03-18.
- ↑ Solstice-themed event and Bug Out! event details. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2020-06-13.