List of in-game event Pokémon in Generation IV

This is a list of Pokémon obtainable from events found in the Generation IV Pokémon games. These specific instances of Pokémon can only be obtained once per game; however, some may also be obtained in other ways as well. In addition, some Pokémon, such as Drifloon, regenerate and can be encountered on a weekly basis.

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl

Starters

These Pokémon are found in Professor Rowan's suitcase.

Turtwig

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  TURTWIG / Dex No. 387 Lake Verity Normal Tackle
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Water Withdraw
  Grass Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Overgrow
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Chimchar

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  CHIMCHAR / Dex No. 390 Lake Verity Normal Scratch
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: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Piplup

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  PIPLUP / Dex No. 393 Lake Verity Normal Pound
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: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Eevee

This Pokémon is obtained from Bebe in Hearthome City after obtaining the National Pokédex.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  EEVEE / Dex No. 133 Hearthome City Normal Tackle
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Tail Whip
  Normal Unknown - Normal Helping Hand
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Adaptability or Run Away
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Drifloon

This Pokémon can be found at the Valley Windworks every Friday after Mars is defeated for the first time.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  DRIFLOON / Dex No. 425 Valley Windworks Flying Gust
Lv.22 Type Met at Lv. 22. Normal Focus Energy
  Ghost Flying - Dark Payback
Item - Normal Stockpile
  None - Ability Aftermath or Unburden
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Happiny

A Hiker NPC in Hearthome City will give the player a Happiny Egg.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  HAPPINY Dex No. 440 Traveling Man Normal Pound
Lv.1 Type Egg received. Normal Charm
  Normal Unknown (Date hatched) -- --
Item (Place hatched) -- --
  None Egg hatched. Ability Natural Cure or Serene Grace
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Spiritomb

This Pokémon can be found at the Hallowed Tower after placing the Odd Keystone and speaking to people in The Underground 32 times.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  SPIRITOMB / Dex No. 442 Route 209 Dark Faint Attack
Lv.25 Type Met at Lv. 25. Psychic Hypnosis
  Ghost Dark - Psychic Dream Eater
Item - Ghost Ominous Wind
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Riolu

Riley will give the player a Riolu Egg after making it through Iron Island.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  RIOLU / Dex No. 447 Riley Normal Quick Attack
Lv.1 Type Egg received. Normal Foresight
  Fighting Unknown (Date hatched) Normal Endure
Item (Place hatched) -- --
  None Egg hatched. Ability Inner Focus or Steadfast
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Rotom

This Rotom appears in the Old Chateau at night after the player obtains the National Pokédex.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  ROTOM Dex No. 479 Old Chateau Electric ThunderShock
Lv.15 Type Met at Lv. 15. Ghost Confuse Ray
  Electric Ghost - Normal Uproar
Item - Normal Double Team
  None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Lake guardians

Uxie

Uxie appears in Lake Acuity after Team Galactic is defeated and the player faces Dialga or Palkia.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  UXIE Dex No. 480 Acuity Cavern Psychic Confusion
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Normal Yawn
  Psychic Unknown - Psychic Future Sight
Item - Psychic Amnesia
  None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Mesprit

Mesprit appears in Lake Verity after Team Galactic is defeated and the player faces Dialga or Palkia. After the player talks to Mesprit, it will roam Sinnoh.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  MESPRIT Dex No. 481 (Place caught) Psychic Confusion
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Normal Lucky Chant
  Psychic Unknown - Psychic Future Sight
Item - Normal Charm
  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: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Azelf

Azelf appears in Lake Valor after Team Galactic is defeated and the player faces Dialga or Palkia.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  AZELF Dex No. 482 Valor Cavern Psychic Confusion
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Normal Uproar
  Psychic Unknown - Psychic Future Sight
Item - Dark Nasty Plot
  None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Dialga

The player can face Dialga at the Spear Pillar after Cyrus is defeated in Diamond.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  DIALGA Dex No. 483 Spear Pillar Steel Metal Claw
Lv.47 Type Met at Lv. 47. Rock AncientPower
  Steel Dragon - Dragon Dragon Claw
Item - Dragon Roar of Time
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Palkia

The player can face Palkia at the Spear Pillar after Cyrus is defeated in Pearl.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  PALKIA Dex No. 484 Spear Pillar Water Water Pulse
Lv.47 Type Met at Lv. 47. Rock AncientPower
  Water Dragon - Dragon Dragon Claw
Item - Dragon Spacial Rend
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Heatran

After Buck returns the Magma Stone, Heatran can be encountered at Stark Mountain.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  HEATRAN / Dex No. 485 Stark Mountain Normal Scary Face
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Fire Lava Plume
  Fire Steel - Fire Fire Spin
Item - Steel Iron Head
  None - Ability Flash Fire
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Regigigas

If the player has a Regirock, Regice, and Registeel in their party, Regigigas can be faced at the Snowpoint Temple. The Temple is inaccessible until the player obtains the National Pokédex.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  REGIGIGAS Dex No. 486 Snowpoint Temple Ghost Confuse Ray
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Normal Stomp
  Normal Unknown - Fighting Superpower
Item - Psychic Zen Headbutt
  None - Ability Slow Start
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Giratina

After obtaining the National Pokédex, Giratina can be found in the last room of Turnback Cave.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  GIRATINA Dex No. 487 Turnback Cave Ghost Shadow Force
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Psychic Heal Block
  Ghost Dragon - Ground Earth Power
Item - Normal Slash
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Cresselia

After obtaining the National Pokédex, a sailor in Canalave City will ask the player to obtain a Lunar Wing to heal his son. The player can travel to Fullmoon Island, where a Cresselia will be waiting. After talking to Cresselia, it will roam Sinnoh and leave a Lunar Wing behind.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  CRESSELIA Dex No. 488 (Place caught) Ice Mist
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Ice Aurora Beam
  Psychic Unknown - Psychic Future Sight
Item - Normal Slash
  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: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Darkrai

If the player has a Member Card, Darkrai can be faced at Newmoon Island. The Member Card has not been released for Pokémon Diamond and Pearl, but this Darkrai is also obtainable through glitches.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  DARKRAI Dex No. 491 Newmoon Island Normal Quick Attack
Lv.40 Type Met at Lv. 40. Psychic Hypnosis
  Dark Unknown - Dark Pursuit
Item - Ghost Nightmare
  None - Ability Bad Dreams
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Shaymin

If the player has Oak's Letter, Shaymin can be faced at Flower Paradise. Oak's Letter has not been released for Pokémon Diamond and Pearl, but this Shaymin is still obtainable through glitches.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  SHAYMIN Dex No. 492 Flower Paradise Normal Defense Curl
Lv.30 Type Met at Lv. 30. Grass Magical Leaf
  Grass Unknown - Grass Leech Seed
Item - Grass Synthesis
  Lum Berry - Ability Natural Cure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Arceus

If the player has an Azure Flute, Arceus can be faced at the Hall of Origin. The Azure Flute has not been released.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  ARCEUS Dex No. 493 Hall of Origin Normal Refresh
Lv.80 Type Met at Lv. 80. Psychic Future Sight
  Normal Unknown - Normal Recover
Item - Normal Hyper Beam
  None - Ability Multitype
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Pokémon Platinum

Starters

These Pokémon are found in Professor Rowan's suitcase.

Turtwig

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  TURTWIG / Dex No. 387 Route 201 Normal Tackle
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Water Withdraw
  Grass Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Overgrow
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Chimchar

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  CHIMCHAR / Dex No. 390 Route 201 Normal Scratch
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: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Piplup

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  PIPLUP / Dex No. 393 Route 201 Normal Pound
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: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Eevee

This Eevee is obtainable from Bebe in Hearthome City. The National Pokédex is not required.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  EEVEE / Dex No. 133 Hearthome City Normal Tackle
Lv.20 Type Met at Lv. 20. Normal Helping Hand
  Normal Unknown - Ground Sand-Attack
Item - Normal Growl
  None - Ability Adaptability or Run Away
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Porygon

This Porygon is obtainable from a man in Veilstone City. His house is behind the Pokémon Center.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  PORYGON Dex No. 137 Veilstone City Psychic Psybeam
Lv.25 Type Met at Lv. 25. Psychic Agility
  Normal Unknown - Normal Recover
Item - Electric Magnet Rise
  None - Ability Download or Trace
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Legendary birds

Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres will roam Sinnoh after the player obtains the National Pokédex and talks to Professor Oak in Eterna City.

Articuno

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  ARTICUNO Dex No. 144 (Place caught) Psychic Agility
Lv.60 Type Met at Lv. 60. Ice Ice Beam
  Ice Flying - Psychic Reflect
Item - Flying Roost
  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: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Zapdos

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  ZAPDOS Dex No. 145 (Place caught) Electric Charge
Lv.60 Type Met at Lv. 60. Psychic Agility
  Electric Flying - Electric Discharge
Item - Flying Roost
  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: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Moltres

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  MOLTRES Dex No. 146 (Place caught) Fire Flamethrower
Lv.60 Type Met at Lv. 60. Normal Safeguard
  Fire Flying - Flying Air Slash
Item - Flying Roost
  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: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Togepi

Cynthia gives the player a Togepi Egg after Jupiter is defeated for the first time.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  TOGEPI / Dex No. 175 Cynthia Normal Growl
Lv.1 Type Egg received. Normal Charm
  Normal Unknown (Date hatched) -- --
Item (Place hatched) -- --
  None Egg hatched. Ability Hustle or Serene Grace
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Legendary titans

Regirock

If the player has an event Regigigas in the party, this Regirock will appear at the Rock Peak Ruins.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  REGIROCK Dex No. 377 Rock Peak Ruins Normal Stomp
Lv.30 Type Met at Lv. 30. Rock Rock Throw
  Rock Unknown - ??? Curse
Item - Fighting Superpower
  None - Ability Clear Body
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Regice

If the player has an event Regigigas in the party, this Regice will appear at the Iceberg Ruins.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  REGICE Dex No. 378 Iceberg Ruins Normal Stomp
Lv.30 Type Met at Lv. 30. Ice Icy Wind
  Ice Unknown - ??? Curse
Item - Fighting Superpower
  None - Ability Clear Body
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Registeel

If the player has an event Regigigas in the party, this Registeel will appear at the Iron Ruins.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  REGISTEEL Dex No. 379 Iron Ruins Normal Stomp
Lv.30 Type Met at Lv. 30. Steel Metal Claw
  Steel Unknown - ??? Curse
Item - Fighting Superpower
  None - Ability Clear Body
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Regigigas

If the player has a Regirock, Regice, and Registeel in their party, Regigigas can be faced at the Snowpoint Temple. The Temple is inaccessible until the player obtains the National Pokédex.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  REGIGIGAS Dex No. 486 Snowpoint Temple Normal Dizzy Punch
Lv.1 Type Met at Lv. 1. Dark Knock Off
  Normal Unknown - Normal Foresight
Item - Ghost Confuse Ray
  None - Ability Slow Start
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Drifloon

This Pokémon can be found at the Valley Windworks every Friday after Mars is defeated for the first time.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  DRIFLOON / Dex No. 425 Valley Windworks Normal Minimize
Lv.15 Type Met at Lv. 15. Ghost Astonish
  Ghost Flying - Flying Gust
Item - Normal Focus Energy
  None - Ability Aftermath or Unburden
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Spiritomb

This Pokémon can be found at the Hallowed Tower after placing the Odd Keystone and speaking to people in The Underground 32 times.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  SPIRITOMB / Dex No. 442 Route 209 Dark Faint Attack
Lv.25 Type Met at Lv. 25. Psychic Hypnosis
  Ghost Dark - Psychic Dream Eater
Item - Ghost Ominous Wind
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Rotom

This Rotom appears in the Old Chateau at night. The National Pokédex is not required.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  ROTOM Dex No. 479 Old Chateau Electric ThunderShock
Lv.20 Type Met at Lv. 20. Ghost Confuse Ray
  Electric Ghost - Normal Uproar
Item - Normal Double Team
  None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Riolu

Riley will give the player a Riolu Egg after making it through Iron Island.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  RIOLU / Dex No. 447 Riley Normal Quick Attack
Lv.1 Type Egg received. Normal Foresight
  Fighting Unknown (Date hatched) Normal Endure
Item (Place hatched) -- --
  None Egg hatched. Ability Inner Focus or Steadfast
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Lake guardians

Uxie

Uxie appears at Lake Acuity after the player makes it through the Distortion World.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  UXIE Dex No. 480 Acuity Cavern Normal Swift
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Normal Yawn
  Psychic Unknown - Psychic Future Sight
Item - Psychic Amnesia
  None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Mesprit

Mesprit appears at Lake Verity after the player makes it through the Distortion World. After the player talks to it, it will roam Sinnoh.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  MESPRIT Dex No. 481 (Place caught) Normal Swift
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Normal Lucky Chant
  Psychic Unknown - Psychic Future Sight
Item - Normal Charm
  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: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Azelf

Azelf appears at Lake Valor after the player makes it through the Distortion World.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  AZELF Dex No. 482 Valor Cavern Normal Swift
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Normal Uproar
  Psychic Unknown - Psychic Future Sight
Item - Dark Nasty Plot
  None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Creation trio

Dialga

Dialga appears at Spear Pillar after the player has entered the Hall of Fame, examined the cave painting in Celestic Town, and obtained the Adamant Orb.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  DIALGA Dex No. 483 Spear Pillar Dragon Roar of Time
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Psychic Heal Block
  Steel Dragon - Ground Earth Power
Item - Normal Slash
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Palkia

Palkia appears at Spear Pillar after the player has entered the Hall of Fame, examined the cave painting in Celestic Town, and obtained the Lustrous Orb.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  PALKIA Dex No. 484 Spear Pillar Dragon Spacial Rend
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Psychic Heal Block
  Water Dragon - Ground Earth Power
Item - Normal Slash
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Giratina

Giratina originally appears in the Distortion World in its Origin Forme. If it is not captured, it will reappear in Turnback Cave in its Altered Forme.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  GIRATINA Dex No. 487 Distortion World/Turnback Cave Ghost Ominous Wind
Lv.47 Type Met at Lv. 47. Rock AncientPower
  Ghost Dragon - Dragon Dragon Claw
Item - Ghost Shadow Force
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Heatran

After the player foils the plans of Team Galactic at Stark Mountain, Heatran will appear inside the mountain.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  HEATRAN / Dex No. 485 Stark Mountain Steel Metal Sound
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Dark Crunch
  Fire Steel - Normal Scary Face
Item - Fire Lava Plume
  None - Ability Flash Fire
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Cresselia

After obtaining the National Pokédex, a sailor in Canalave City will ask the player to obtain a Lunar Wing to heal his son. The player can travel to Fullmoon Island, where a Cresselia will be waiting. After talking to Cresselia, it will roam Sinnoh and leave a Lunar Wing behind.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  CRESSELIA Dex No. 488 (Place caught) Ice Mist
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Ice Aurora Beam
  Psychic Unknown - Psychic Future Sight
Item - Normal Slash
  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: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Darkrai

If the player has a Member Card, Darkrai can be faced at Newmoon Island.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  DARKRAI Dex No. 491 Newmoon Island Psychic Hypnosis
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Dark Faint Attack
  Dark Unknown - Ghost Nightmare
Item - Normal Double Team
  None - Ability Bad Dreams
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Shaymin

If the player has Oak's Letter, Shaymin can be faced at Flower Paradise.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  SHAYMIN Dex No. 492 Flower Paradise Normal Growth
Lv.30 Type Had a fateful Grass Magical Leaf
  Grass Unknown encounter at Grass Leech Seed
Item Lv. 30. Grass Synthesis
  Lum Berry - Ability Natural Cure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Arceus

If the player has an Azure Flute, Arceus can be faced at the Hall of Origin.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  ARCEUS Dex No. 493 Hall of Origin Normal Refresh
Lv.80 Type Met at Lv. 80. Psychic Future Sight
  Normal Unknown - Normal Recover
Item - Normal Hyper Beam
  None - Ability Multitype
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver

Starters

Johto

Professor Elm sends the player on an errand with a choice of Chikorita, Cyndaquil, or Totodile.

Chikorita
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  CHIKORITA / Dex No. 152 New Bark 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: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event
Cyndaquil
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  CYNDAQUIL / Dex No. 155 New Bark 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: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event
Totodile
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  TOTODILE / Dex No. 158 New Bark 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: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event
Kanto

After defeating Red, Professor Oak will reward the player with one of the Kanto starters.

Bulbasaur
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: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event
Charmander
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: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event
Squirtle
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: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event
Hoenn

After defeating Red, Steven will ask which color stone the player would like. He would give the player Treecko for "Green", Torchic for "Red", or Mudkip for "Blue"

Treecko
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  TREECKO / Dex No. 252 Silph Co. 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: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event
Torchic
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  TORCHIC / Dex No. 255 Silph Co. 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: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event
Mudkip
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  MUDKIP / Dex No. 258 Silph Co. 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: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Red Gyarados

This Gyarados is found at the Lake of Rage.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  GYARADOS / Dex No. 130 Lake of Rage Dark Bite
Lv.30 Type Met at Lv. 30. Dragon Dragon Rage
    Water Flying - Normal Leer
Item - Dragon Twister
  None - Ability Intimidate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Lapras

This Lapras can only be found on Fridays inside Union Cave.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  LAPRAS / Dex No. 131 Union Cave Ghost Confuse Ray
Lv.20 Type Met at Lv. 20. Ice Ice Shard
  Water Ice - Water Water Pulse
Item - Normal Body Slam
  None - Ability Water Absorb or Shell Armor
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Electrode

After defeating Ariana at Team Rocket HQ, there are three Electrode that the player must either catch or defeat in order to stop the radio transmitter.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  ELECTRODE Dex No. 101 Team Rocket HQ Electric Spark
Lv.23 Type Met at Lv. 23. Rock Rollout
  Electric Unknown - Normal Screech
Item - Psychic Light Screen
  None - Ability Soundproof or Static
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Eevee

This Eevee is obtained from Bill in Goldenrod City after meeting him in Ecruteak City.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  EEVEE / Dex No. 133 Goldenrod City Normal Tackle
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Tail Whip
  Normal Unknown - Normal Helping Hand
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Adaptability or Run Away
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Snorlax

This Snorlax is found in front of Diglett's Cave. It will attack the player when awakened with the Pokégear set to the Poké Flute station.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  SNORLAX / Dex No. 143 Route 11 Normal Block
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Rock Rollout
  Normal Unknown - Dark Crunch
Item - Normal Giga Impact
  Leftovers - Ability Immunity or Thick Fat
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Legendary birds

Articuno

This Articuno is found at the Seafoam Islands.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  ARTICUNO Dex No. 144 Seafoam Islands Rock AncientPower
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Psychic Agility
  Ice Flying - Ice Ice Beam
Item - Psychic Reflect
  None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: D P Pt HG SS Activation: In-game Event
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Activation: In-game Event

Zapdos

This Zapdos is found outside of the Kanto Power Plant after the Machine Part is returned.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  ZAPDOS Dex No. 145