This page is about the game element. For the list of Pokémon available in the game, see: List of Pokémon.
For information on the game element that stores data about Pokémon in the game, see: Pokédex.
Pokémon, the main element of Pokémon GO, are creatures which Trainer has the task to catch.
List of Pokémon
Main article: List of PokémonCurrently there are 905 Pokémon in game data, but not all of them are available to acquire. These Pokémon are known from Kanto, Johto, Hoenn, Sinnoh, Unova, Kalos, Alola, Galar and Hisui regions known from games of core series. Numerous distinct forms are also available.
For list of Pokémon with their data from Pokédex see: List of Pokémon by Pokédex dataFor list of Pokémon with their base stats and maximal Combat Power see: List of Pokémon by statisticsFor list of Pokémon by their evolutionary lines see: List of Pokémon familiesFor list of Pokémon by release of their forms see: List of Pokémon forms by release dateAcquiring Pokémon
Pokémon can be currently acquired in three ways:
Main article: Catching PokémonCatching Pokémon in Pokémon GO is bit different than catching them in games from core series, as Trainer does not have to fight with Pokémon before he catches it (except for Raid and GO Rocket Battles in someway). Trainer can catch Pokémon by coming to spot where Pokémon is to encounter it in map view and then simply tapping on it to enter the encounter screen. Trainer can also catch Pokémon from a Bonus Challenge of Raid Battle, Shadow Pokémon rescue mission after battle with Team GO Rocket member, and as a reward from research tasks and GO Battle League.
Hatching Pokémon Eggs
Main article: EggsHatching Pokémon is second way of acquiring it. To hatch Pokémon, Trainer has to firstly get a Pokémon Egg by spinning Photo Disc atPokéStopsand Gyms, then basically Trainer puts an Egg to an incubator and has to walk specified distance to hatch it.
Main article: TradingTrading is the third way to acquire Pokémon. Trainers have to trade at close distance by using Stardust.
Example screenshot of the Pokémon collection page
To enter to the page with captured Pokémon in game, player needs to:
Pokémon collection page on its top has two tabs – Pokémon and Eggs, that Trainer can click on it or swipe the screen right or left to access each of them. On each of those to tabs there’s either shown all of the Pokémon Trainer captured or all of the Eggs Trainer has.
More about Pokémon Eggs collection page is available here.Initially Trainers have only 300 slots for their Pokémon collection, but they can expand its space by buying upgrade. Every upgrade gives 50 more slots for Pokémon and a Trainer can have up to 6,150 slots for their Pokémon.
Pokémon collection can be sorted in 6 orders, that can be changed by tapping on the button in bottom left corner of screen. Pokémon can be sorted:
* by date Pokémon were caught, the most recent on the beginning, this option is default set after login