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List of Tanabata event Pokémon

2008 Tanabata artwork

This is a list of event Pokémon distributions given away in celebration of the Japanese star festival Tanabata. Until Generation VI, they were all Jirachi that have berries that are rare or not available in the games.

List of event Pokémon

Generation III

2004

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Battle Moves Ribbons
Poké Ball ジラ-チ Dex No. 385 Random nature. Normal Wish None
Lv5 Type Met in a fateful encounter when Psychic Confusion
Spr 3r 385.png Steel Psychic at Lv 5. Psychic Rest
OT タナバタ   -- --
ID No. 40707 This Pokémon was available in Japan
from July 17 to August 15, 2004.
Item Ability
Petaya Berry Petaya Berry or
Apicot Berry Apicot Berry
Serene Grace
This Pokémon is English in origin.
Can be obtained with: R S FR LG E
Obtained from: Colo XD Box Chn Distribution
Please go here to see this Pokémon's in-game effect.

2005

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Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Battle Moves Ribbons
Poké Ball ジラ-チ Dex No. 385 Random nature. Normal Wish None
Lv5 Type Met in a fateful encounter when Psychic Confusion
Spr 3r 385.png Steel Psychic at Lv 5. Psychic Rest
OT タナバタ   -- --
ID No. 50707 This Pokémon was available in Japan
from July 17 to August 21, 2005.
Item Ability
Petaya Berry Petaya Berry Serene Grace
This Pokémon is English in origin.
Can be obtained with: R S FR LG E
Obtained from: Colo XD Box Chn Distribution
Please go here to see this Pokémon's in-game effect.

2006

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Battle Moves Ribbons
Poké Ball ジラ-チ Dex No. 385 Random nature. Normal Wish None
Lv5 Type Met in a fateful encounter when Psychic Confusion
Spr 3r 385.png Steel Psychic at Lv 5. Psychic Rest
OT タナバタ
タナバタ
  -- --
ID No. 60707 This Pokémon was available in Japan
from June 30 to July 10, 2006.
Item Ability
Salac Berry Salac Berry or
Ganlon Berry Ganlon Berry
Serene Grace
This Pokémon is English in origin.
Can be obtained with: R S FR LG E
Obtained from: Colo XD Box Chn Distribution
Please go here to see this Pokémon's in-game effect.

Generation IV

2007

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Members of the official Japanese Pokémon fan club, Pokémon Daisuki Club, could enter a contest held between June 15 and July 2, with the winners receiving a postcard good for redeeming a Jirachi from a Pokémon Center retail store. Entry was done by sending a "wish" to Jirachi in the Daisuki Club's web site.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Battle Moves Ribbons
Cherish Ball ジラーチ Dex No. 385 Random nature. Normal Wish None
Lv. 5 Type   Psychic Confusion
Spr 4d 385.png Steel Psychic Pokémon Fan Club Psychic Rest
OT タナバタ Apparently had a -- --
ID No. 07077 fateful encounter at This Pokémon was available in Japan
from July 1 to 22, 2007.
Item Ability Lv. 5.
Ganlon Berry Ganlon Berry or
Salac Berry Salac Berry
Serene Grace  
The date this Pokémon was received is determined by the date on the DS when it was obtained from the Poké Mart.
This Pokémon is English in origin.
Can be obtained with: D P Pt HG SS
Obtained from: PBR Ranch Ra SoA GS Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.
Wonder Card
*ふしぎなカード 385MS.png
ジラ-チにねがいを プレゼント
ジラ-チにねがいを・・・におうぼしてくれ
てありがとう!だいじに そだててね。
ポケモンを うけとったら このカ-ドは
すてておこう!



2008

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Battle Moves Ribbons
Cherish Ball ジラーチ Dex No. 385 Random nature. Normal Wish None
Lv. 5 Type   Psychic Confusion
Spr 4d 385.png Steel Psychic Pokémon Fan Club Psychic Rest
OT タナバタ Apparently had a -- --
ID No. 08188 fateful encounter at This Pokémon was available in Japan
from August 18 to 31, 2008.
Item Ability Lv. 5.
Jaboca Berry Jaboca Berry Serene Grace  
The date this Pokémon was received is determined by the date on the DS when it was obtained from the Poké Mart.
This Pokémon is English in origin.
Can be obtained with: D P Pt HG SS
Obtained from: PBR Ranch Ra SoA GS Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.
Wonder Card
*ふしぎなカード 385MS.png
ジラ-チにねがいを プレゼント
ポケモンだいすきクラブの ジラ-チに
ねがいを… におうぼしてくれて ありが
とう! キミのジラ-チを だいじに
そだててね★ これからも ずっと 
ポケモンを だいすきでいてね!



2009

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This Pokémon is also known as the Tanabata Jirachi for 2009. It was available in Japanese McDonald's restaurants, the Nintendo Zone and over Wi-Fi. This Pokémon is also the first one to be distributed via Wi-Fi.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Battle Moves Ribbons
Cherish Ball ジラーチ Dex No. 385 Random nature. Normal Wish None
Lv. 5 Type   Psychic Confusion
Spr 4d 385.png Steel Psychic Wi-Fi Gift Psychic Rest
OT NZ Apparently had a Dragon Draco Meteor
ID No. 06199 fateful encounter at This Pokémon was available in Japan and Wi-Fi
from June 19 to July 17, 2009.
Item Ability Lv. 5.
Liechi Berry Liechi Berry Serene Grace  
The date this Pokémon was received is determined by the date on the DS when it was obtained from the Poké Mart.
This Pokémon is English in origin.
Can be obtained with: D P Pt HG SS
Obtained from: PBR Ranch Ra SoA GS Distribution
Please go here to know this Pokémon's in-game effect.
Wonder Card
*ふしぎなカード 385MS.png
よぞらのジラーチ プレゼント
このあき はつばいの ハートゴールド・
ソウルシルバーで とくべつなことが!
くわしくは ポケットモンスターオフィ
シャルサイトを チェックしてね!
http://www.pokemon.co.jp/


Generation V

2013

Pokémon Center Touhoku Tanabata Jirachi art

This Jirachi was distributed at the Tohoku Pokémon Center from August 1 to 31, 2013 in celebration of the Tanabata Festival.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Battle Moves Ribbons
Cherish Ball ジラーチ Dex No. 385 Random nature. Dragon Draco Meteor Souvenir Ribbon
Lv. 50 Type   Steel Meteor Mash
Spr 5b 385.png Steel Psychic Pokémon Center Normal Wish
OT たなばた Apparently had a Normal Follow Me
ID No. 08013 fateful encounter at This Pokémon was available in Japan
from August 1 to 31, 2013.
Item Ability Lv. 50.
Starf Berry Starf Berry Serene Grace  
The date this Pokémon was received is determined by the date on the DS when the Wonder Card is received.
This Pokémon is English in origin.
Can be obtained with: B W B2 W2
Please go here to see this Pokémon's in-game effect.
Distribution
たなばたジラーチ プレゼント
ポケモンセンタートウホクたなばたまつり
かいさいを きねんして
つうじょうでは おぼえない
とくべつなわざを おぼえた
ジラーチを プレゼント!

*ふしぎなカード
385
たなばたジラーチ プレゼント
ポケモンセンターに てくれて
ありがとう!
おくりものは ゲームの
配達員から ってね!
Spr 5b 385.png

Generation VI

2014

This Shiny Jirachi was distributed via local wireless at the Pokémon Center Tohoku in Japan from August 1 to 31, 2014. It was distributed in celebration of the Tanabata Festival.

#385 Jirachi ShinyVIStar.png 
Cherish Ball Level 10 385Jirachi.png
Type:
Steel Psychic
Ability: Serene Grace
Held item: Star Piece Star Piece
ID: 08014
OT: たなばた
Met: PC Tohoku (fateful encounter)
Nature: Random
Ribbon: Classic Ribbon Classic Ribbon
Wish
Normal Status
Swift
Normal Special
Healing Wish
Psychic Status
Moonblast
Fairy Special
Games Method Region Location Duration
XY local wireless all Pokémon Center Tohoku, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan August 1 to 31, 2014
Moves in bold can be taught again at the Move Reminder as a special move if forgotten.
Date received is the receiving system's date when the Wonder Card is received.
This Pokémon is set to the same language as the game that received it.
Distribution

In all languages, the distribution text and title are in Japanese, but the Wonder Card uses the Pokémon Center Tohoku type text in the language of the receiving game.

いろちがいの ジラーチ プレゼント
ポケモンセンタートウホクに
あそびに きてくれて ありがとう!
たなばたを イメージした
わざを おぼえた
とても めずらしい いろちがいの
ジラーチを プレゼント!

ふしぎなカード
いろちがいの ジラーチ プレゼント
ポケモンセンタートウホクに
てくれて ありがとう!
おくりものは ゲームの
配達員から ってね!

2015

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Promotional artwork of Jirachi holding a Heart Stamp

This Jirachi will be distributed via local wireless at the Pokémon Center Tohoku in Japan from July 18 to August 16, 2015. Its original Trainer will vary depending on the game used to obtain it: the Jirachi distributed to Pokémon X and Y will have the original Trainer 「おりひめ」 Vega and the Jirachi distributed to Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire will have the original Trainer 「ひこぼし」 Altair.

#385 Jirachi
Master Ball Level 100 385Jirachi.png
Type:
Steel Psychic
Ability: Serene Grace
Held item: Destiny Knot Destiny Knot
ID: Unknown
OT: おりひめXY
ひこぼしORAS
Met: Unknown
Nature: Unknown
Ribbon: Unknown Ribbon Unknown Ribbon
Play Rough
Fairy Physical
Heart Stamp
Psychic Physical
Wish
Normal Status
Cosmic Power
Psychic Status
Games Method Region Location Duration
XYORAS local wireless all Pokémon Center Tohoku, Sendai, Japan July 18 to August 16, 2015
Moves in bold can be taught again at the Move Reminder as a special move if forgotten.
Date received is the receiving system's date when the Wonder Card is received.
This Pokémon is set to the same language as the game that received it.
Distribution
ふしぎなカード

See also

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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