Pokemon Go: Regional Exclusive Pokemon List


Some Pokemon in Pokemon Go are exclusive to a particular region and some may even migrate depending on events happening at the time. This means trainers may need to travel or be aware of current events to complete their Pokedex.

Pokemon Current Location Currently Migrating


North America, South America, and Africa



Europe, Asia, and Australia



North America, South America, and Africa



Europe, Asia, and Australia



New Zealand, Fiji, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia. No


South America and some southern parts of North America



Along the Equator (between 31°N and 26°S)



Most parts of Australasia



United States of America



Certain parts of Eastern Asia No

Mr. Mime 

Europe No

Here is a list of all Region exclusive Pokemon in Pokemon Go and where to catch them as well as a history of where they have been located and why.

EditSeviper and Zangoose

Seviper and Zangoose are rival Pokemon and so can only be found in opposing regions. Seviper was originally exclusive to Europe, Asia, and Australia while Zangoose occupied North America, South America, and Africa.

Since then the pair have swapped locations so Seviper is currently catchable in North America, South America, and Africa and Zangoose in Europe, Asia, and Australia.

EditPlusle and Minun

Plusle and Minun are sister Pokemon and are only available in opposing regions.

Plusle can be found in North and South America, and Africa whereas Minun lives in Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Relicanth is a rare Pokemon exclusive to New Zealand Fiji, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia.

Introduced in Gen 2, Heracross is exclusive to South America and some southern parts of North America.

Heracross was also available in Chicago for those attending the Pokémon GO Fest in July, 2017.

Corsola prefers warmer climates and is only spawns along the Equator (between 31°N and 26°S).

Kangaskhan is only catchable in Australia. However, has been known to migrate.

Some places in Europe and America were able to catch Kangaskhan for a few weeks in August 2017 and during the Safari Zone events during Autumn. Then in celebration after the 2017 Global Catch Challenge, wild Kangaskhan also appeared in Asia.

America briefly saw Kangaskhan spawns during the 2017 World Pokemon Championships.

Kangaskhan was also briefly catchable in New Zealand but has not been seen since shortly after Pokémon GO launched.

Tauros is an exclusive Pokemon only catchable in the United States of America.

Farfetch’d is the gen 1 exclusive Pokemon for Asia but it has been catchable in other parts of the world.

Trainers worldwide were able to catch Farfetch’d for 2 days after the 2017 Global Catch Challenge.

Mr. Mime is only catchable in Europe though it has been seen in other regions for special events.

During the Pikachu Outbreak in Yokohama Japan, wild Mr. Mime appeared as a wild catchable Pokemon and returned to Japan during the Tottori Safari Zone event.

Korea saw Mr. Mime appearances during Pokemon Go week in November 2017.

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