Pokémon Go regional exclusives list for 2022 and their locations explained

Pokémon Go regional exclusives tie a handful of Pokémon to specific locations around the globe.

Each new Generation has their own regionals – whether it’s spawning only in that region, continent or hemisphere or having their forms spread out across the globe, encouraging players to travel and trade to catch ’em all.

Since their release, by and large the creatures have remained locked to their specific regions, except in a handful of special events or regional swaps.

So unless you travel a lot – or have Friends willing to Trade them – you might have to be patient for them to arrive on your shores.

Here on this page we’ll run through the entire Pokémon Go regional exclusives list, as well as providing all regional exclusive locations of course, so you can get out and find them.

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Battling and catching the latest Ultra Beast, Kartana, in Pokémon Go.

Pokémon Go regional exclusives map and how regional exclusives work in Pokémon Go

Each generation of Pokémon has several creatures you can only find in specific regions. These can be specific countries (such as the USA’s Tauros), entire continents (Europe’s Mr. Mime), certain regions (Corsola in the Tropics) and even ‘halves’ of the planet (such as Lunatone and Solrock).

Kartana was one of two regional exclusive Ultra Beasts, appearing in raids in the Northern Hemisphere on its debut.

These creatures are fairly common spawns in these regions, so if you are visiting for a short period, it won’t take long to find them.

Regionals can be found spawning in the wild – so don’t expect them in gyms or in nests. From September 2019, regionals have also been made available in Eggs – but only from their respective regions. This is also the only way to get Mime Jr., the Gen 4 pre-evolution to Gen 1’s regional exclusive Mr Mime.

If you don’t travel, then don’t fret. Gen 3 has shown these creatures can swap round occasionally (such as Zangoose and Seviper) or drop regional exclusivity altogether (Plusle and Minun) and as mentioned above, shift temporarily for special events, such as Farfetch’d during Pokémon Go’s 2017 Travel Challenge.

Below you’ll find a map of all the regional exclusive Pokémon in Pokémon Go:

Thank you to zoglandboy from reddit for creating this map.

Pokémon Go Regional Exclusives List – all regional exclusive Pokémon for Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America, South America, and New Zealand

Below is a list of where every regional exclusive Pokémon can be found, and the specific locations you’ll find them in:

Regional Exclusive Pokémon in Africa for Pokémon Go:

  • Corsola – Kenya, Ethiopia, Madagascar
  • Lunatone – East of Greenwich
  • Solrock – West of Greenwich
  • Tropius – Anywhere within the continent
  • Shellos – Anywhere within the continent
  • Pansear – Anywhere within the continent
  • Throh – Anywhere within the continent
  • Basculin – Anywhere within the continent
  • Sigilyph – Egypt
  • Durant – Anywhere within the continent
  • Red Flabébé – Anywhere within the continent
  • Diamond Furfrou Trim – Anywhere within the continent
  • Pharaoh Furfrou Trim – Egypt
  • Baile Style Oricorio – Anywhere within the continent
  • Pa’u Style Oricorio – African Islands
  • Kartana – Northern Hemisphere (in raids when available)
  • Celesteela – Southern Hemisphere (in raids when available)

Regional Exclusive Pokémon in Asia for Pokémon Go:

  • Farfetch’d – Japan and South Korea
  • Corsola – India, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Papus New Guinea
  • Volbeat – Anywhere within the continent
  • Torkoal – South Asia
  • Zangoose – Anywhere within the continent
  • Lunatone – Anywhere within the continent
  • Shellos – Anywhere within the continent
  • Pachirisu – Russia
  • Chatot – India, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
  • Pansage – Anywhere within the continent
  • Sawk – Anywhere within the continent
  • Basculin – Anywhere within the continent
  • Heatmor – Anywhere within the continent
  • Blue Fabébé – Anywhere within the continent
  • Star Trim Furfrou – Anywhere within the continent
  • Pa’u Style Oricorio – Asian Islands
  • Sensu Style Oricorio – Anywhere within the continent
  • Kartana – Northern Hemisphere (in raids when available)
  • Celesteela – Southern Hemisphere (in raids when available)

Regional Exclusive Pokémon in Australia for Pokémon Go:

  • Kangaskhan – Anywhere within the continent
  • Corsola – Northern Australia
  • Volbeat – Anywhere within the continent
  • Zangoose – Anywhere within the continent
  • Lunatone – Anywhere within the continent
  • Shellos – Anywhere within the continent
  • Chatot – Northern Australia
  • Pansage – Anywhere within the continent
  • Sawk – Anywhere within the continent
  • Basculin – Anywhere within the continent
  • Heatmor – Anywhere within the continent
  • Celesteela – Anywhere within the continent (in raids when available)

Regional Exclusive Pokémon in New Zealand for Pokémon Go:

  • Chatot – Northern Australia
  • Relicanth – Anywhere within the country, including the surrounding islands (Fiji, Samoa, etc.)
  • Shellos – Anywhere within the country
  • Volbeat – Anywhere within the continent
  • Zangoose – Anywhere within the continent
  • Lunatone – Anywhere within the continent
  • Shellos – Anywhere within the continent
  • Pansage – Anywhere within the continent
  • Sawk – Anywhere within the continent
  • Basculin – Anywhere within the continent
  • Heatmor – Anywhere within the continent
  • Celesteela – Anywhere within the continent (in raids when available)

Regional Exclusive Pokémon in Europe for Pokémon Go:

  • Mr. Mime – Anywhere within the continent (apart from far north Scandinavia, though level with Iceland – which also has spawns – is fine)
  • Volbeat – Anywhere within the continent
  • Zangoose – Anywhere within the continent
  • Lunatone – East of Greenwich
  • Solrock – Spain and west of Greenwich
  • Tropius – Southern Spain and the Mediterranean Sea (Malta, Cyprus, etc.)
  • Shellos – Anywhere within the continent
  • Mime Jr. – Hatched from Eggs sourced from anywhere in the continent (apart from far north Scandinavia, though level with Iceland – which also has spawns – is fine)
  • Pansear – Anywhere within the continent
  • Sawk – Anywhere within the continent
  • Basculin – Anywhere within the continent
  • Sigilyph – Albania and Greece
  • Heatmor – Anywhere within the continent
  • Klefki – France
  • Red Flabébé – Anywhere within the continent
  • Diamond Furfrou Trim – Anywhere within the continent
  • Baile Style Oricorio – Anywhere within the continent
  • Kartana – Anywhere within the continent (in raids when available)

Regional Exclusive Pokémon in the Middle East for Pokémon Go:

  • Corsola – Saudi Arabia, Yemen
  • Tropius – The Levant (Israel, Lebanon, etc.)
  • Lunatone – Anywhere within the continent
  • Shellos – Anywhere within the continent
  • Pansear – Anywhere within the continent
  • Basculin – Anywhere within the continent
  • Sawk – Anywhere within the continent
  • Sigilyph – Israel
  • Durant – Anywhere within the continent
  • Red Flabébé – Anywhere within the continent
  • Diamond Furfrou Trim – Anywhere within the continent
  • Baile Style Oricorio – Anywhere within the continent
  • Kartana – Anywhere within the continent (in raids when available)

Regional Exclusive Pokémon in North America for Pokémon Go:

  • Tauros – Anywhere within the continent
  • Heracross – Southern Florida and Southern Texas
  • Illumise – Anywhere within the continent
  • Seviper – Anywhere within the continent
  • Solrock – Anywhere within the continent
  • Pachirisu – Alaska and Northern Canada
  • Shellos – Anywhere within the continent
  • Carnivine – Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia
  • Panpour – Anywhere within the continent
  • Throh – Anywhere within the continent
  • Basculin – Anywhere within the continent
  • Maractus – Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Southern California
  • Bouffalant – New York City and surrounding area
  • Durant – East of Meridian Line
  • Yellow Flabébé – Anywhere within the continent
  • Debuntante Furfrou Trim – Anywhere within the continent
  • Pom-Pom Style Oricorio – Anywhere within the continent
  • Comfey – Hawaii
  • Kartana – Anywhere within the continent (in raids when available)

Regional Exclusive Pokémon in South America for Pokémon Go:

  • Heracross – Anywhere within the continent
  • Corsola – Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico
  • Illumise – Anywhere within the continent
  • Seviper – Anywhere within the continent
  • Solrock – Anywhere within the continent
  • Shellos – Anywhere within the continent
  • Chatot – Peru
  • Panpour – Anywhere within the continent
  • Throh – Anywhere within the continent
  • Basculin – Anywhere within the continent
  • Maractus – Anywhere within the continent, including the Carribean, Cuba and the Dominican Republic
  • Durant – East of Meridian Line
  • Yellow Flabébé – Anywhere within the continent
  • Debutante Furfrou Trim – Anywhere within the continent
  • Pom-Pom Style Oricorio – Anywhere within the continent
  • Celesteela – Southern Hemisphere (in raids when available)

How to catch Tauros, Kangaskhan, Mr. Mime and Farfetch’d regionals in Pokémon Go

How to catch the four Gen 1 regional exclusives in Pokémon Go:

No. Image Pokémon Type Region Encounter Locations and Notes
83

Farfetch’d Normal
Flying
Japan
S. Korea
Generally everywhere, more frequently in parks and similar areas
115

Kangaskhan Normal Australasia Generally everywhere, but more frequently in parks and similar areas.
122

Mr. Mime Psychic
Fairy
Europe Generally everywhere, apart from far north Scandinavia, though level with Iceland – which also has spawns – is fine
128

Tauros Normal USA Generally everywhere in the US, with some reports of it appearing in expansive, desert-like or rodeo-related areas more frequently.

Note the above all have shiny versions available as of September 9th as part of 2019’s Ultra Bonus rewards.

How to catch Heracross and Corsola in Pokémon Go

How to catch the two Gen 2 regional exclusives in Pokémon Go:

No. Image Pokémon Type Region Encounter Locations
214

Heracross Bug
Fighting
South America, southern Florida and Texas Generally everywhere.
222

Corsola Rock
Water
Tropical areas near the coast More common in water areas, specifically within a mile or two of the coast, between the two Tropics.

How to catch Relicanth, Illumise, Volbeat, Torkoal, Tropius, Zangoose, Seviper, Solrock and Lunatone in Pokémon Go

How to catch the many Gen 3 regional exclusives in Pokémon Go. Note that Plusle and Minun were originally part of this list – they are now available globally – while Lunatone and Solrock swapped regions with the arrival of the 2019 spring solstice.

No. Image Pokémon Type Region Encounter Locations
313

Volbeat Bug Europe

Asia

Australasia

Fairly uncommon spawn anywhere within these continents.
314

Illumise Bug North America

South America

Africa

Fairly uncommon spawn anywhere within these continents.
324

Torkoal Fire South Asia Fairly common spawn anywhere within this area.
335

Zangoose* Normal Europe

Asia

Australasia

Fairly uncommon spawn anywhere within these continents.
336

Seviper* Poison North America

South America

Africa

Fairly uncommon spawn anywhere within these continents.
337

Lunatone Psychic
Rock
Africa
Asia
Australia
Middle East
East of Greenwich in Europe
Uncommon spawn anywhere within these continents.
338

Solrock Psychic
Rock
North America
South America
Greenland
Ireland
Spain
West of Greenwich in the UK and Africa
Uncommon spawn anywhere within these continents.
357

Tropius Grass
Flying
Africa

Mediterranean

Uncommon spawn anywhere within these continents.
369

Relicanth Rock
Water
New Zealand

Surrounding Islands (Fiji, Samoa, etc.)

Fairly uncommon spawn anywhere in this area.

*As an interesting lore tidbit, Zangoose and Seviper are natural enemies (like a mongoose and a snake…) and so are never on the same continent. They actually started in reverse of the continents above, but swapped at the end of the Winter 2017 event, so they may swap back again!

How to catch Pachirisu, Carnivine, Chatot and Mime Jr. regionals in Pokémon Go

How to catch the seven Gen 4 regional exclusives in Pokémon Go:




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How to catch Throh, Sawk, Basculin, Maractus, Sigilyph and Bouffalant regionals in Pokémon Go

How to catch Gen 5 regional exclusives in Pokémon Go:

No. Image Pokémon Type Region Encounter Locations
511

Pansage Grass Asia-Pacific Generally everywhere. Evolves into Simisage with an Unova Stone.
513

Pansear Fire Europe, Middle East, Africa and India Generally everywhere. Evolves into Simisear with an Unova Stone.
515

Panpour Water Americas Generally everywhere. Evolves into Simipour with an Unova Stone.
538

Throh Fighting North America, South America, Africa Rare but generally everywhere.
539

Sawk Fighting Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Middle East Rare but generally everywhere.
550

Basculin Water Global – different forms regionally exclusive to location east or west of the Meridian Line Generally everywhere.
556

Maractus Grass South America, North America southern states – Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Southern California Rare but generally everywhere.
561

Sigilyph Psychic / Flying type Albania, Egypt, Greece, Israel Rare but generally everywhere.
626

Bouffalant Normal type New York City, USA and surrounding areas Generally everywhere.
631

Heatmor Fire Europe, Asia, Australasia Rare but generally everywhere.
632

Durant Bug / Steel North America, South America, Africa Rare but generally everywhere.

How to catch Klefki, regionally exclusive Flabébé and Furfrou forms in Pokémon Go

Below you can discover the locations for all of the regionally exclusive Pokémon or the regionally exclusive forms in Gen 6 in Pokémon Go:

No. Image Pokémon Type Region Encounter Locations
669

Flabébé Fairy Different flower forms:
Blue – Asia-Pacific
Orange – Worldwide
Red – Europe, the Middle East and Africa
Yellow – The Americas
White – Worldwide
Only in the wild.
676

Furfrou Normal Different trim forms:
Dandy Trim – Worldwide
Debutante Trim – The Americas
Diamond Trim – Europe, the Middle East and Africa
Kabuki Trim – Japan
La Reine Trim – France
Matron Trim – Worldwide
Pharaoh Trim – Egypt
Star Trim – Asia-Pacific
Only in the wild.
707

Klefki Steel / Fairy France
Luxembourgh
Channel Islands – Gurnsey and Jersey
UK – coastal areas of East Sussex and Kent
Belgium – southern regions (spotted in Brussels and Antwerp)
Switzerland – western regions near French border (spotted in Basel and Lausanne)
Italy – western regions near French border (spotted in Turin)
Spain – northern regions near French border (spotted in Logroño)
Germany – western regions near French border (spotted in Kaiserslautern, Freiburg im Breisgau and Karlsruhe
Only in the wild.

How to catch regionally exclusive Oricorio forms, Comfey in Pokémon Go

Below you’ll find the locations for al of the regionally exclusive Pokémon or the regionally exclusive forms for Gen 7 in Pokémon Go:

No. Image Pokémon Type Region Encounter Locations
741

Oricorio Type depends on form:
Baile – Fire / Flying
Pa’u – Psychic / Flying
Pom-Pom – Electric / Flying
Sensu – Ghost / Flying
Different Oricorio forms:
Baile Style – Europe, The Middle East and Africa
Pa’u Stule – African Islands, Asian Islands, Caribbean Islands and Pacific Islands
Pom-Pom Style – The Americas
Sensu Style – The Asia-Pacific region
Only in the wild
764

Comfey Fairy Hawaii Only in the wild
797
Celesteela
Celesteela Steel / Flying Southern Hemisphere In raids when available
798
Kartana
Kartana Grass / Steel Northern Hemisphere In raids when available

Good luck collecting every regional Pokémon in Pokémon Go – you’re going to need it!


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