There are several different types of exclusive Pokémon in Pokémon GO: region-specific Pokémon, egg-hatched Pokémon, raid-exclusive Pokémon, weather exclusive and event exclusive Pokémon.

Region specific Pokémon

Regional Pokémon are those found in specific countries or geographic areas. Trainers are encouraged to travel to these locations in order to catch these exclusive Pokémon:

Pokémon Region
Tauros North America
Mr. Mime Europe
Kangaskhan Australia
Farfetch’d East Asia (Japan, South Korea, etc.)
Heracross South America, and southern Texas/Florida
Corsola Spawns between 31N and 26S latitudes
Relicanth New Zealand, Fiji, Samoa, etc.
Zangoose Europe, Asia, and Australasia
Seviper North America, South America, and Africa
Lunatone Europe, Asia, and Australasia
Solrock North America, South America, and Africa
Illumise North America, South America, and Africa
Volbeat Europe, Asia, and Australasia
Tropius Africa
Torkoal India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal
Parts of Oman
General Indochina area

Region-specific Pokémon have been known to migrate during special events. For example, Farfetch’d was available worldwide and Kangaskhan was available in East Asia for a 48-hour period during the Global Catch Challenge in November 2017.

Weather exclusive Pokémon

At the moment, only one Pokémon specie has been observed to be weather exclusive in Pokémon GO: Castform. You can find specific Castform forms only in the following weather:

Form Weather
Sunny
Sunny
Rainy
Rainy
Snowy
Snow Fog
Normal
All other weather

Egg hatch exclusive Pokémon

Unevolved or “baby” forms of certain species of Pokémon can only be hatched from Pokémon Eggs:

Egg Pokémon
2km
Pichu
Cleffa
Igglybuff
Togepi
5km
Elekid
Magby
Smoochum
Azurill
Wynaut
Tyrogue

Raid exclusive Pokémon

The Pokémon GO Raid system features many exclusive Pokémon, including Legendary Pokémon. This list contains all current and former raid exclusive Pokémon:

Raid Egg Pokémon Availability
Normal

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Mawile Current Level 2 Raid
Rare

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Absol Current Level 4 Raid
Legendary

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Rayquaza Current Legendary Raid
Mewtwo Current EX Raid, invite only
Articuno Currently Unavailable
Moltres Currently Unavailable
Zapdos Currently Unavailable
Lugia Currently Unavailable
Raikou Currently Unavailable
Entei Currently Unavailable
Suicune Currently Unavailable
Ho-Oh Currently Unavailable
Groudon Currently Unavailable
Kyogre Currently Unavailable

Event exclusive Pokémon

Past and current in-game events offer trainers the opportunity to catch themed Pokémon. Event Pokémon such as Holiday Pikachu and Raichu have been made available during both holiday events. It is unknown whether other event Pokémon will return during similar in-game events.

Holiday Event – December 2016
Holiday Pikachu (Santa Hat) Holiday Raichu (Santa Hat)

 

Pokémon Day – February 2017 
Festive Pikachu (Party Hat) Festive Raichu (Party Hat)

 

Anniversary Event – July 2017 
Anniversay Pichu
(Ash’s Hat)
Anniversary Pikachu
(Ash’s Hat)
Anniversay Raichu
(Ash’s Hat)

 

Halloween Event – October 2017 
Halloween Pichu
(Witch’s Hat)
Halloween Pikachu
(Witch’s Hat)
Halloween Raichu
(Witch’s Hat)

 

Holiday Event – December 2017 
Holiday Pichu
(Santa Hat)
Holiday Pikachu with Present Fast Move
(Santa Hat)
Delibird

 

Community Day – January 2018 Community Day – February 2018
Pikachu with Surf Charge Move Dratini with unknown special Charge Move