2017 McDonald's promotional Pokémon toys

050Diglett.png This article is incomplete.
Please feel free to edit this article to add missing information and complete it.
Reason: Promotion date in Israel, other European countries

The 2017 McDonald's promotional Pokémon toys were a set of toys distributed in McDonald's Happy Meals for a limited time in 2017. They were available in Australia during July and August, in Europe, depending on the different countries, across September, October, November and December, in the United States from November 7 to December 4, in Israel during an unknown period, and in Brazil and Latin America from December 6, 2017 to January 9, 2018, in the UK from January 3 to February 6, 2018. Only eight of these toys were available in France, Italy, the United States and Israel. With the exception of Brazil and Latin America, each toy came with one of twelve TCG cards from the McDonald's Collection 2017. In the UK, the Rowlet, Litten and Popplio replaced the Jigglypuff, Togepi and Vulpix toys from the previous year's set. Along with Italy, the Rowlet, Litten and Popplio toys did not have stands.

Different European countries held the promotions at different times:

  • Spain - September through October
  • the Czech Republic and Poland - September 15 to October 12
  • Portugal - September 29 to October 26
  • the Netherlands - October
  • France - October 11th to 31st
  • Italy - December 1st to 31st
  • Mainland China - starting August 11, 2018
  • the Philippines - November 12 to December 7, 2018
  • Hong Kong - November 16 to December 13, 2018

Pokémon Toys

Pokémon Function Availability Image
Pikachu Shines a red lighting bolt out of its cheeks when its button is pressed. Australia, Europe, Israel and the U.S.  
Pikachu Shines a red lighting bolt out of its cheeks and dashes. Brazil and Latin America  
Pikachu Attack Spins and emits a yellow light Brazil and Latin America  
Rotom Pokédex Rotates between the pictures of Solgaleo, Lunala
and the standard Rotom Pokédex frame, when its button is turned.
Australia, Brazil and Latin America  
Rowlet Bounces and flaps its wings after its button is turned. Worldwide  
Litten Fire arises from its back when a rod is placed in its mouth.
The rod shoots out when the fire on its back is pressed down.
Popplio Draws water when its tail is pulled backwards
and then shoots water out when its tail is let go.
Pikipek Head pecks down when its tail is pressed down. Australia, Brazil and Latin America  
Yungoos Mouth bites when pushed. Australia, Europe (except UK), Israel and the U.S.  
Grubbin Moves forward when wound backwards. Australia, Europe (except UK), Israel and the U.S.  
Komala Spins around its log. Brazil and Latin America  
Solgaleo Eyes and mane light up blue when its tail is pressed down. Worldwide (except UK)  
Lunala Core lights up blue when its button is pressed. Worldwide (except UK)  

Possible cards

McDonald's Collection 2017
No. Image Card name Type Rarity
1/12   Rowlet   Promotion
2/12   Grubbin   Promotion
3/12   Litten   Promotion
4/12   Popplio   Promotion
5/12   Pikachu   Promotion
6/12   Cosmog   Promotion
7/12   Crabrawler   Promotion
8/12   Alolan Meowth   Promotion
9/12   Alolan Diglett   Promotion
10/12   Cutiefly   Promotion
11/12   Pikipek   Promotion
12/12   Yungoos   Promotion

Fast-food chain promotional Pokémon toys
KFC: 1998
Burger King: 19992000200820092019
Wendy's: 2003
Subway: 2005
McDonald's: 200220032004200520062011

  This toy article is part of Project Merchandise, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on all Pokémon toys, dolls, books, and collectible merchandise.