List of in-game event Pokémon (FireRed and LeafGreen)

This is a list of Pokémon obtainable from events found in Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen. 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

Professor Oak gives the player a choice of Bulbasaur, Charmander, or Squirtle as starter Pokémon.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  BULBASAUR / Dex No. 001 Pallet Town Normal Tackle
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
  Grass Poison - -- --
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
  CHARMANDER / Dex No. 004 Pallet Town 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
  SQUIRTLE / Dex No. 007 Pallet Town Normal Tackle
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Tail Whip
  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

Magikarp

A salesman in Route 4's Pokémon Center will offer a Magikarp to the player for  500.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  MAGIKARP / Dex No. 129 Route 4 Normal Splash
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. -- --
  Water Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Swift Swim
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

Eevee

A Poké Ball containing Eevee can be found on the roof floor of Celadon Mansion in Celadon City.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  EEVEE / Dex No. 133 Celadon City Normal Helping Hand
Lv.25 Type Met at Lv. 25. Ground Sand-Attack
  Normal Unknown - Normal Growl
Item - Normal Quick Attack
  None - Ability Run Away
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

Snorlax

There are two set encounters with Snorlax accessible via the Poké Flute; one on Route 12 and one on Route 16. The player must capture or defeat at least one of them to proceed to Fuchsia City.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  SNORLAX / Dex No. 143 Route 12/Route 16 Normal Headbutt
Lv.30 Type Met at Lv. 30. Normal Yawn
  Normal Unknown - Psychic Rest
Item - Normal Snore
  Chesto Berry - Ability Immunity or Thick Fat
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

Hitmonlee and Hitmonchan

Koichi, the master of the Fighting Dojo in Saffron City, will reward the player with their choice of either Hitmonlee or Hitmonchan after defeating him.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  HITMONLEE Dex No. 106 Saffron City Fighting Rolling Kick
Lv.25 Type Met at Lv. 25. Fighting Jump Kick
  Fighting Unknown - Fighting Brick Break
Item - Normal Focus Energy
  None - Ability Limber
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
  HITMONCHAN Dex No. 107 Saffron City Fighting Revenge
Lv.25 Type Met at Lv. 25. Psychic Agility
  Fighting Unknown - Dark Pursuit
Item - Fighting Mach Punch
  None - Ability Keen Eye
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

Lapras

After defeating Blue during Team Rocket's invasion of Silph Co., an onlooking Silph employee will entrust the player with a Lapras.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  LAPRAS / Dex No. 131 Silph Co. Ice Mist
Lv.25 Type Met at Lv. 25. Normal Body Slam
  Water Ice - Ghost Confuse Ray
Item - Normal Perish Song
  None - Ability Water Absorb or Shell 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

Hypno

At Berry Forest, a wild Hypno is found attacking Lostelle. The player must either catch or defeat it in order for Lostelle to go home.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  HYPNO / Dex No. 097 Berry Forest Psychic Confusion
Lv.30 Type Met at Lv. 30. Normal Headbutt
  Psychic Unknown - Poison Poison Gas
Item - Psychic Meditate
  None - Ability Insomnia
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

Omanyte and Kabuto

The Helix and Dome Fossils are found at the end of Mt. Moon, but the player may only choose one to keep. The player may revive the Fossil in the Pokémon Lab on Cinnabar Island.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  OMANYTE / Dex No. 138 Cinnabar Island Normal Constrict
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Water Withdraw
  Rock Water - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Swift Swim or Shell 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
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  KABUTO / Dex No. 140 Cinnabar Island Normal Scratch
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Harden
  Rock Water - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Swift Swim or 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

Aerodactyl

The Old Amber is located in the secret part of the Pewter Museum of Science, which can only be accessed with HM01 (Cut). The player may revive the Fossil in the Pokémon Lab on Cinnabar Island.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  AERODACTYL / Dex No. 142 Cinnabar Island Flying Wing Attack
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. -- --
  Rock Flying - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Rock Head or 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

Togepi

A Gentleman at the end of the Water Labyrinth will give the player a Togepi Egg if the first Pokémon in their party has high friendship.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  TOGEPI / Dex No. 175 (Place hatched) Normal Growl
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Charm
  Normal Unknown - Normal Metronome
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Hustle or Serene Grace
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 birds

Articuno

Articuno is found within the depths of the Seafoam Islands.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  ARTICUNO Dex No. 144 Seafoam Islands Ice Mist
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Psychic Agility
  Ice Flying - Normal Mind Reader
Item - Ice Ice Beam
  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

Zapdos

Zapdos is found inside the abandoned Power Plant.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  ZAPDOS Dex No. 145 Power Plant Electric Thunder Wave
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Psychic Agility
  Electric Flying - Fighting Detect
Item - Flying Drill Peck
  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

Moltres

Moltres, as opposed to being found inside Victory Road in Generation I, is found on the peak of Mt. Ember of the Sevii Islands.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  MOLTRES Dex No. 146 Mt. Ember Fire Fire Spin
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Psychic Agility
  Fire Flying - Normal Endure
Item - Fire Flamethrower
  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

Mewtwo

Mewtwo is found within the depths of Cerulean Cave, accessible only to powerful Trainers who have entered the Hall of Fame and restored the Pokémon Network Center's Network Machine with the Ruby and Sapphire.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  MEWTWO Dex No. 150 Cerulean Cave Normal Swift
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Normal Recover
  Psychic Unknown - Normal Safeguard
Item - Psychic Psychic
  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

Legendary beasts

After the player defeats Team Rocket in the Rocket Warehouse on Five Island, one of the legendary beasts of Johto will start roaming Kanto. The beast that appears varies based on what Pokémon the player chose as their starter. In the case of Raikou and Entei, the player should be wary of the Roaming Roar bug; if the beast uses Roar to flee from battle, it will permanently disappear.

Entei

  If the player chose Bulbasaur:

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  ENTEI Dex No. 244 (Place caught) Fire Ember
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Normal Roar
  Fire Unknown - Fire Fire Spin
Item - Normal Stomp
  None - Ability Pressure
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

Suicune

  If the player chose Charmander:

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  SUICUNE Dex No. 245 (Place caught) Water BubbleBeam
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Water Rain Dance
  Water Unknown - Flying Gust
Item - Ice Aurora Beam
  None - Ability Pressure
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

Raikou

  If the player chose Squirtle:

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  RAIKOU Dex No. 243 (Place caught) Electric ThunderShock
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Normal Roar
  Electric Unknown - Normal Quick Attack
Item - Electric Spark
  None - Ability Pressure
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

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 Taunt
Lv.30 Type Met at Lv. 30. Dark Pursuit
  Psychic Unknown - Psychic Psychic
Item - Fighting Superpower
  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
  DEOXYS Dex No. 386 Birth Island Dark Knock Off
Lv.30 Type Met at Lv. 30. Ground Spikes
  Psychic Unknown - Psychic Psychic
Item - Dark Snatch
  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