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List of Japanese event Pokémon distributions in Generation I

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This is a reverse-chronological list of event Pokémon distributions that were given away to Japanese language Pokémon games in Generation I.

List of event Pokémon

Nintendo Space World '99 Mew

A banner promoting the Mew
A Mew machine used to distribute the Mew

This is the second Mew distribution held at a Nintendo Space World event. At this distribution, players connected their game cartridge to a Mew machine. On-screen, a visual of a Mew traveling through a cable to the player's game would appear. To receive a Mew, players had to submit an application postcard.

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
ミュウ Normal Pound
Lv. 5 Dex No. -- --
Spr 1y 151.png 151 -- --
Type -- --
Psychic Unknown This Pokémon was available in Japan
from August 27 to 29, 1999.
Item OT マクハリ
Bitter Berry* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

Pokémon Stamp

Two Pokémon, Fearow and Rapidash, with the special move Pay Day were available through the Pokémon Stamp campaign that ran in various magazines published by Shogakukan.

These Pokémon are the Kanto Pokémon Fan Club Chairman's two favorite Pokémon that he mentions in the games, and also made their appearance in The Coming of Slowpoke (Eventually) in Pokémon Adventures.

Fearow

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
オニドリル Normal Growl
Lv. ? Dex No. Normal Leer
Spr 1b 022.png 022 Normal Fury Attack
Type Normal Pay Day
Normal Flying This Pokémon was available in Japan
in August 1998.
Item OT ???
Berry* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

Rapidash

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
ギャロップ Fire Ember
Lv. 40 Dex No. Fire Fire Spin
Spr 1b 078.png 078 Normal Stomp
Type Normal Pay Day
Fire Unknown This Pokémon was available in Japan
in August 1998.
Item OT ???
Silver Leaf* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

Summer 1998 Pokémon Battle Tour Pikachu

This Pikachu was distributed at various locations across Japan. Its original Trainer is Imakuni.

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
ピカチュウ Water Surf
Lv. ? Dex No. -- --
Spr 1b 025.png 025 -- --
Type -- --
Electric Unknown This Pokémon was available in Japan
from July 19 to August 23, 1998.
Item OT イマクニ
Berry* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

Locations

Prefecture Location Dates
Kanagawa Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama July 19 to 20, 1998
Aichi Nagoya International Exhibition Hall, Nagoya July 26, 1998
Fukuoka Fukuoka International Center, Fukuoka August 2, 1998
Hokkaido AXES Sapporo, Sapporo August 16, 1998
Kyoto Kyoto International Conference Hall, Kyoto August 22 to 23, 1998

University Magikarp

This Magikarp with the special move Dragon Rage was available for 20 players through the "Tamamushi University Hyper Test" campaign in magazines published by Shogakukan, along with the rare Magikarp card, which is based on this Pokémon.

This Magikarp also made its appearance in Challenge at Tamamushi University! in Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All. Erika mentions the research about this Magikarp at Celadon University in Whacked by Marowak! in Pokémon Adventures.

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
コイキング Dragon Dragon Rage
Lv. ? Dex No. -- --
Spr 1b 129.png 129 -- --
Type -- --
Water Unknown This Pokémon was available in Japan
in July 1998.
Item OT ???
Berry* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

CoroCoro Pikachu

This Surfing Pikachu promotion was revealed in the October issue of CoroCoro Comics, and the later Flying Pikachu promotion was revealed in the November issue. However, there were only 20 Pikachu available at each promotion.

Flying Pikachu

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
ピカチュウ Flying Fly
Lv. ? Dex No. -- --
Spr 1b 025.png 025 -- --
Type -- --
Electric Unknown This Pokémon was available in Japan
in October 1997.
Item OT ???
Berry* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

Surfing Pikachu

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
ピカチュウ Water Surf
Lv. ? Dex No. -- --
Spr 1b 025.png 025 -- --
Type -- --
Electric Unknown This Pokémon was available in Japan
in September 1997.
Item OT ???
Berry* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

Nintendo Space World '97 Mew

Poster promoting the Mew

This is the first Mew distribution held at a Nintendo Space World event. At this distribution, players connected their game cartridge to a Mew machine. On-screen, a visual of a Mew traveling through a cable to the player's game would appear. To receive a Mew, players had to submit an application postcard; only 100,000 people were able to receive this Mew. While originally going to be run until November 23, 1997, the distribution was later extended to the non-exhibition day November 24, 1997.

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
ミュウ Normal Pound
Lv. ? Dex No. -- --
Spr 1b 151.png 151 -- --
Type -- --
Psychic Unknown This Pokémon was available in Japan
on November 22 to 24, 1997.
Item OT マクハリ
Bitter Berry* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

Nintendo 64 Pikachu

This Surfing Pikachu was distributed to 10,000 players by presenting a lottery ticket obtained from purchasing a Nintendo 64.

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
ピカチュウ Electric ThunderShock
Lv. 5 Dex No. Normal Growl
Spr 1b 025.png 025 Water Surf
Type -- --
Electric Unknown This Pokémon was available in Japan
from September 21 to October 31, 1997.
Item OT ニンテン
Berry* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

World Hobby Fair Mew

This Mew was distributed to 700 players at the 4th Next Generation World Hobby Fair.

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
ミュウ Normal Pound
Lv. ? Dex No. -- --
Spr 1g 151.png 151 -- --
Type -- --
Psychic Unknown This Pokémon was available in Japan
on August 23, 1996.
Item OT ???
Bitter Berry* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

Legendary Pokémon Offer Mew

The first Mew distribution was initially revealed in the May issue of CoroCoro Comics, and later the second distribution was revealed in the August issue. The first promotion received over 78,000 applicants, but only distributed 20 Mew. The second promotion received about 80,000 applicants, but this time only 100 Mew were distributed.

Second distribution

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
ミュウ Normal Pound
Lv. 5 Dex No. -- --
Spr 1g 151.png 151 -- --
Type -- --
Psychic Unknown This Pokémon was available in Japan
on July 15, 1996.
Item OT ???
Bitter Berry* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

First distribution

Pokémon Info Battle Moves
ミュウ Normal Pound
Lv. 5 Dex No. -- --
Spr 1g 151.png 151 -- --
Type -- --
Psychic Unknown This Pokémon was available in Japan
on April 15, 1996.
Item OT ???
Bitter Berry* ID No. ?????
Can be obtained with: R G B Y
R B
Obtained from: JStad Stad Stad2 Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.

External links


Event distributions
Standard event Pokémon distributions
Generation I: JapaneseEuropean language
Generation II: JapaneseEuropean language
Generation III: JapaneseEnglishGermanSpanishFrenchItalian
Generation IV: Japanese (local | Wi-Fi) • English (local | Wi-Fi) • German (local | Wi-Fi)
Spanish (local | Wi-Fi) • French (local | Wi-Fi) • Italian (local | Wi-Fi) • Korean (local | Wi-Fi)
Trading (GTS)
Generation V: Japanese (local | Wi-Fi) • English (local | Wi-Fi) • German (local | Wi-Fi)
Spanish (local | Wi-Fi) • French (local | Wi-Fi) • Italian (local | Wi-Fi) • Korean (local | Wi-Fi)
Global Link promotions
Generation VI: Japanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • American region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
PAL region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • Korean region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
Taiwanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
LocalTrading
Specific events: Gather More Pokémon! Campaign
PCNY (Gen II | Gen III) • Trade and Battle DayJourney Across AmericaParty of the Decade
Special Pokémon from games
In-game: Gen IGen IIGen IIIGen IVGen VGen VIIn-game trades (Hayley's trades)
Game-based: Gen IGen IIGen IIIGen IVGen VI
Other: Undistributed
Non-Pokémon event distributions
Gen IIIGen IVGen VGen VI
Global Link
Gen VGen VI
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