Hardest Pokemon to Find


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1 Mew Mew Mew is one of the fictional species of creatures from Nintendo's and Game Freak's Pokémon media franchise created by Satoshi Tajiri.

This shouldn't have even existed, it was secretly added at the last minute.

I can see why they made Mew extremely rare. If we could get a Mew in the wild, Pokemon would be about the easiest game to finish. I know Mewcan learn any move but I still don't know how that beats a Pokemon that can be any type. - Lickytung

You can only get him In red for the game boy in a event in Japan

Lol why people complaing about mew being hard to find like I have 12 mews that I found just on route 1 lol

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2 Arceus Arceus Arceus is a legendary Pokémon from the Pókemon series. He first appeared in the 18th Pokémon movie alongside other Legendary Pokémon.

I'm pretty sure that Arceus is the hardest to find. Is there even any way to still get him? Because I want one! Also by the way Mew is very easy to find. There is a very easy to perform mew glitch as well as mew being the number one most released Pokemon by special event. He was very infamous in gen 1, but he is quite common nowadays.

I believe that Arceus is the most rare Pokemon because you can not get it usually in any game except for Pokemon Conquest but that was a bad game anyway and you only get to battle with it once. - Lickytung

You just use cheat codes but in light platinum (hack version) its easy to catch by using timer ball...

IKR you might have to use the void glitch and get a master ball. How do you even get a master ball?

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3 Feebas Feebas

Any one who actually plays Pokemon knows how hard it is to get since you can only catch it on 5 tiles of a massive lake and requires you to fish Legendaries shouldn't even count because of course they are hard to find there is only one of them and most of them you needed to go to a Japanese event to get them

Anyone who has ever had a Milotic knows how worth it it is to find this elusive and ugly fish. In the Emerald/Ruby/Sapphire games they were only on 2/600something toles on one river. This is a legitimately difficult pokemon to get.

Yes, Feebas is the most annoying Pokemon to find. When I played Emerald I find out that you can catch it like a year later and it take me a lot of time to find. And the worst part is that it's a horrible Pokemon! Unless you evolve it of course, but the evolution of Feebas is another annoying part. Legendaries doesn't count.

Got one in like 14 hrs in diamond

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4 Celebi Celebi

Celebi is a Pokemon that I still can't find out about. People say that you can find it in certain places of different games but I have done everything to get one and I can't. I can get one using my hack but that causes bad eggs. - Lickytung

I have always wanted one for my grovyle... Ha Mystery dungeon lol sorry... anyway it sucks because it's adorable and powerful which I love, bit none of my games have it

From all the pokemon here, celebi is the only pokemon that I still didn't know where to find it. Even in pokemon hack I couldn't find him

There were two events for Celebi I got one in HG SS

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5 Eevee Eevee Eevee, known in Japan as Eievui, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

In many Pokemon games you are given an Eevee egg. Then you can breed them with Dittos for infinite Eevee's so, its not that hard to find.

I got Eevee on my first night of playing it

Eevee is hard to find in the wild.

I've found 2.. I'm in the uk

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6 Darkrai Darkrai Darkrai is a legendary Pokemon developed by Game Freak. The only way to get this Pokemon was through two events, only one in the United States.

There are so many videos on YouTube that show you how to get a Darkrai but almost all of them are videos that they edited. One shows you that you can get a Darkrai but it involves walking millions of steps into complete black. I am pretty sure that you don't have to waist about 2 hours of your Tim doing that - Lickytung

You can walk those steps to get darkrai but you cannot transfer that darkrai to black/white

This has had a few events, but that's it.

7 Mewtwo Mewtwo Mewtwo is a fictional creature from Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon media franchise. It was created by Dr. Fuji in an attempt to clone Mew.

Mewtwo isn't that rare because in most games you can obtain him at the end or near the end of the game usually using a master ball

Mewtwo I do not find as rare because you can find it in a couple games just like that. You can easily find it in X and Y and its easy to get it in Heart Gold and Soul Silver. - Lickytung


Well DUH

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8 Magneton Magneton

That Pokemon is pretty much the easiest to find in Pokemon black 2

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9 Nosepass Nosepass

I have never even seen one of these things in the wild

10 Zubat Zubat

He will haunt your dreams

I've been in a cave 10000000 times. Never saw one...

The Contenders

11 Dunsparce

In heartgold, there was a cave path to safari zone (i think it was there, or some other cave, I don't know, its been ages). anyway, I found like 5 dunsparce there its not that hard 2 find

Well you were just lucky to find that many as it is only a 1% encounter rate - Pikachu7586

It has sparce in the name 1% chance in every game I think correct me if I'm wrong.it's based off of a tisuchinoko a 10,000.000 us dollar fat jumpy rare snake and it makes sense.

12 Volcanion Volcanion

It is only available through hacks and only a few people have them, it has not been revealed in any events so far and is unobtainable without a power save or something.

It has only just been revealed and there has been no event yet.

This is only available from hacks and an obscure Japanease event (yet). It will soon be much more common, but at the moment, it's the rarest Pokemon in existance.

13 Phanpy Phanpy

Phanpy is kinda hard to find...

14 Zapdos Zapdos

A PAIN in x and y

15 Skarmory Skarmory

I have a skarmory...

16 Arbok Arbok

That's a shiny

I personnaly think their hard to find

What even is this they are everyhwere

17 Registeel Registeel

In ORAS it's complicated u have to solve sealed chamber puzzle then go to the route with the scorched slab then head to the ancient tomb then use fly in the middle of the room then the door will open registeel is in that room

Usually you can find it in special places but in black and white you have to have both to get all three. - Lickytung

Correct! It is really really really really hard to find it

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18 Tauros Tauros

It's mad hard to catch to. I know why you put it on here lol.

In Gen 1 you can only get Tauros through the safari zone in one specific area of the Safrai zone unlike Chansey who can be found in Ceurlan Cave. In Gen 2 it was easier to catch. However in Gen 3 you have to go through the Safari Zone and catch it agian. Gen 4 onward it is now easy to catch

19 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan

I encountered like 4 in white

In Oras you have to first get X orY and then transfer it will anyoing to do that. Someone traded me her for a Ralts.Quite funny in my opinion.😆

20 Ursaring Ursaring

He's is a big fella I can't find this beast

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1. Feebas
2. Dunsparce
3. Skarmory
1. Magneton
2. Eevee
3. Nosepass
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2. Mew
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