List of in-game event Pokémon (Emerald)

For a similar list from Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire, see List of in-game event Pokémon (Ruby and Sapphire). For a similar list from Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, see List of in-game event Pokémon (Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire).

This is a list of Pokémon obtainable from events found in Pokémon Emerald. These specific instances of Pokémon can only be obtained once per game; however, some may also be obtained in other ways as well.

List of Pokémon

Starter Pokémon

On Route 101, Professor Birch gets attacked by a wild Zigzagoon (Poochyena in Ruby, Sapphire, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire), and the player has to use either Treecko, Torchic, or Mudkip to save him.

They have the same starting moveset in Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald, which was later expanded into 3 moves per Pokémon in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  TREECKO / Dex No. 252 Route 101 Normal Pound
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Leer
  Grass Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Overgrow
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  TORCHIC / Dex No. 255 Route 101 Normal Scratch
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
  Fire Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Blaze
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  MUDKIP / Dex No. 258 Route 101 Normal Tackle
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
  Water Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Torrent
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Wynaut

The old woman by the sand baths in Lavaridge Town will give the player a Wynaut Egg.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  WYNAUT / Dex No. 360 (Place hatched) Normal Splash
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Charm
  Psychic Unknown - Normal Encore
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Shadow Tag
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Castform

The staff of the Weather Institute will give the player a Castform for saving the facility from Team Aqua.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  CASTFORM / Dex No. 351 Route 119 Ice Powder Snow
Lv.25 Type Met at Lv. 25. Water Rain Dance
  Normal Unknown - Fire Sunny Day
Item - Ice Hail
  Mystic Water - Ability Forecast
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Kecleon

There are eight set encounters with Kecleon accessible via the Devon Scope throughout Route 119 and Route 120.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  KECLEON / Dex No. 352 Route 119/120 Dark Faint Attack
Lv.30 Type Met at Lv. 30. Normal Fury Swipes
  Normal Unknown - Psychic Psybeam
Item - Normal Screech
  None - Ability Color Change
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Fossil Pokémon

The player may choose between between the Root and Claw Fossils in the Mirage Tower, while the other fossil will be available to them in the Desert Underpass after entering the Hall of Fame. The fossils can be revived into Lileep and Anorith at the Devon Corporation headquarters in Rustboro City.

In Ruby, Sapphire, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire, the player may only choose one of these fossils, and the other fossil is permanently lost.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  LILEEP / Dex No. 345 Rustboro City Ghost Astonish
Lv.20 Type Met at Lv. 20. Normal Constrict
  Rock Grass - Poison Acid
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Suction Cups
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  ANORITH / Dex No. 347 Rustboro City Normal Scratch
Lv.20 Type Met at Lv. 20. Normal Harden
  Rock Bug - Ground Mud Sport
Item - Water Water Gun
  None - Ability Battle Armor
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Beldum

After the player has entered the Hall of Fame, Steven will leave a Beldum as a gift for them in his cottage in Mossdeep City.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  BELDUM Dex No. 374 Mossdeep City Normal Take Down
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. -- --
  Steel Psychic - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Clear Body
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Super-ancient Pokémon

Pokémon Emerald is the only Hoenn-based core series game where both Groudon and Kyogre are available without trading. A level 45 Groudon is exclusive to Ruby and Omega Ruby, while a level 45 Kyogre is exclusive to Sapphire and Alpha Sapphire.

Rayquaza is available in all the Hoenn-based core series games.

Groudon

After entering the Hall of Fame, a researcher inside the Weather Institute will occasionally tell the player about harsh sunlight on either Route 114, 115, 116, or 118. At the specified route, they will discover a newly formed cave - the Terra Cave, where Groudon has been resting since its battle with Kyogre.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  GROUDON Dex No. 383 Terra Cave Fire Fire Blast
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Psychic Rest
  Ground Unknown - Ground Fissure
Item - Grass SolarBeam
  None - Ability Drought
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Kyogre

After entering the Hall of Fame, a researcher inside the Weather Institute will occasionally tell the player about torrential rainfall on either Route 105, 125, 127, or 129. If the player Dives in a newly created trench of deep water, they will discover the Marine Cave, where Kyogre has been resting since its battle with Groudon.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  KYOGRE Dex No. 382 Marine Cave Water Hydro Pump
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Psychic Rest
  Water Unknown - Ice Sheer Cold
Item - Normal Double-Edge
  None - Ability Drizzle
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Rayquaza

Rayquaza is found sleeping on the roof of the Sky Pillar, after the player quells the fight between Kyogre and Groudon, and it can be challenged as soon as the events in Sootopolis City are resolved (as opposed to Ruby and Sapphire, where Rayquaza is available as soon as the player enters the Hall of Fame; in Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire, the player is required to finish the Delta Episode before meeting Rayquaza).

Rayquaza is found at the same level and moveset in Ruby, Saphire, and Emerald; it has the same level with a different moveset in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  RAYQUAZA Dex No. 384 Sky Pillar Flying Fly
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Psychic Rest
  Dragon Flying - Normal ExtremeSpeed
Item - Dragon Outrage
  None - Ability Air Lock
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Legendary titans

The caves where the legendary titans can be caught can be accessed only after visiting the rear of the Sealed Chamber with a Wailord in the lead spot of the party and a Relicanth in the last spot (as opposed to Ruby, Sapphire, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire, where Relicanth is the lead and Wailord is at the last spot).

Regirock

In Emerald, to solve the puzzle leading to Regirock in the Desert Ruins, the player must read the Braille inscription in the rear of the lobby, then go two steps left, then two steps down, and then use Rock Smash.

Conversely, in Ruby, Sapphire, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire, the player must go two steps right, then two steps down, and then use Strength.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  REGIROCK Dex No. 377 Desert Ruins Rock Rock Throw
Lv.40 Type Met at Lv. 40. ??? Curse
  Rock Unknown - Fighting Superpower
Item - Rock AncientPower
  None - Ability Clear Body
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Regice

In Emerald, to solve the puzzle leading to Regice in the Island Cave, the player must read the Braille inscription in the rear of the lobby, then must make a counterclockwise lap of the chamber, sticking close to the walls.

Conversely, in Ruby, Sapphire, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire, the player must read the Braille inscription in the rear of the lobby, then wait two minutes without moving.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  REGICE Dex No. 378 Island Cave Ice Icy Wind
Lv.40 Type Met at Lv. 40. ??? Curse
  Ice Unknown - Fighting Superpower
Item - Rock AncientPower
  None - Ability Clear Body
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Registeel

In Emerald, to solve the puzzle leading to Registeel in the Ancient Tomb, the player must read the Braille inscription in the rear of the lobby, then use Flash in the center of the room.

Conversely, in Ruby, Sapphire, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire, the player must use Fly in the center of the room.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  REGISTEEL Dex No. 379 Ancient Tomb Steel Metal Claw
Lv.40 Type Met at Lv. 40. ??? Curse
  Steel Unknown - Fighting Superpower
Item - Rock AncientPower
  None - Ability Clear Body
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Eon duo

After entering the Hall of Fame, the player will see a news broadcast about a Pokémon roaming Hoenn. The player's Mom will then ask what color the Pokémon was.

  • If the player answers "Red", a level 40 Latias will be the roaming Pokémon, while a level 50 Latios will be available on Southern Island. They have the same level and moveset as in Pokémon Ruby.
  • If the player answers "Blue", a level 40 Latios will be the roaming Pokémon, while a level 50 Latias will be available on Southern Island. They have the same level and moveset as in Pokémon Sapphire.

In Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald, the Eon Ticket is required to access the Southern Island.

Latias

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  LATIAS Dex No. 380 (Place caught) Water Water Sport
Lv.40 Type Met at Lv. 40. Normal Refresh
  Dragon Psychic - Psychic Mist Ball
Item - Psychic Psychic
  None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
This is a roaming Pokémon. The location it was caught in may differ.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  LATIAS Dex No. 380 Southern Island Psychic Mist Ball
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Psychic Psychic
  Dragon Psychic - Normal Recover
Item - Normal Charm
  Soul Dew - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Latios

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  LATIOS Dex No. 381 (Place caught) Normal Protect
Lv.40 Type Met at Lv. 40. Normal Refresh
  Dragon Psychic - Psychic Luster Purge
Item - Psychic Psychic
  None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
This is a roaming Pokémon. The location it was caught in may differ.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  LATIOS Dex No. 381 Southern Island Psychic Luster Purge
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Psychic Psychic
  Dragon Psychic - Normal Recover
Item - Dragon Dragon Dance
  Soul Dew - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Johto Starters

Professor Birch will give the player either Chikorita, Cyndaquil, or Totodile after completing the Hoenn Pokédex.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  CHIKORITA / Dex No. 152 Littleroot Town Normal Tackle
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
  Grass Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Overgrow
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  CYNDAQUIL / Dex No. 155 Littleroot Town Normal Tackle
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Leer
  Fire Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Blaze
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  TOTODILE / Dex No. 158 Littleroot Town Normal Scratch
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Leer
  Water Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Torrent
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Sudowoodo

Sudowoodo is located in the southeast section of the Battle Frontier. Much like in Generation II games, NPCs will talk about it as a tree. However, when the player uses the Wailmer Pail on it, it will spring to life.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  SUDOWOODO / Dex No. 185 Battle Frontier Normal Flail
Lv.40 Type Met at Lv. 40. Fighting Low Kick
  Rock Unknown - Rock Rock Slide
Item - Normal Block
  None - Ability Sturdy or Rock Head
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Mew

If the player has an Old Sea Map, they can take a ferry to Faraway Island. Here, the player can catch Mew. The Old Sea Map was only ever distributed in Japan, so the event remains Japanese-exclusive.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  MEW Dex No. 151 Faraway Island Normal Pound
Lv.30 Type Met at Lv. 30. Normal Transform
  Psychic Unknown - Normal Mega Punch
Item - Normal Metronome
  None - Ability Synchronize
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Lugia and Ho-Oh

In Pokémon FireRed, LeafGreen, and Emerald, if the player has a MysticTicket, they can take a ferry to Navel Rock. Here, the player can catch Lugia in its depths, and Ho-Oh at its peak.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  LUGIA Dex No. 249 Navel Rock Normal Recover
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Water Hydro Pump
  Psychic Flying - Water Rain Dance
Item - Normal Swift
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  HO-OH Dex No. 250 Navel Rock Normal Recover
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Fire Fire Blast
  Fire Flying - Fire Sunny Day
Item - Normal Swift
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Deoxys

In Pokémon FireRed, LeafGreen, and Emerald, if the player has an AuroraTicket, they can take a ferry to Birth Island. Deoxys is always in its Attack Forme in FireRed, Defense Forme in LeafGreen, and Speed Forme in Emerald.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  DEOXYS Dex No. 386 Birth Island Dark Knock Off
Lv.30 Type Met at Lv. 30. Dark Pursuit
  Psychic Unknown - Psychic Psychic
Item - Normal Swift
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

See also


Event 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
Generation VII: 3DS: 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)
Local
Switch: Serial code
Generation VIII: InternetSerial code
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 II • Gen III (RSFRLGEOrre) • Gen IV (DP ​• Pt ​• HGSS) • Gen V (BWB2W2)
Gen VI (XYORAS) • Gen VII (SMUSUMPE) • Gen VIII (SwShBDSPLA)
Gift PokémonWild Pokémon (Roaming Pokémon) • In-game trades (Hayley's trades)
Game-based: Gen IGen IIGen IIIGen IVGen VIGen VIIGen VIII
Other: Undistributed
Non-Pokémon event distributions
Gen IIIGen IVGen VGen VIGen VII (Game-based) • Gen VIII
Global Link
Other lists
Notable ID numbers (Gens I-IIIII onward) • Wonder Cards (Gen VGen VIGen VII) • Serial code prefixes