Version Exclusives

You can only obtain some certain Pokémon in certain games. The ones that are unobtainable in a game, but obtainable in another game in the same generation are called version exclusive Pokémon. Here is a list of all the version exclusives in all the Pokémon games. The games in parentheses are the games you can obtain the Pokémon in.

Red, Blue, and Yellow

Gold, Silver and Crystal

You may also trade to Red, Blue and Yellow in Gold, Silver and Crystal, so there are some Pokémon that can only be obtained in Red, Blue and Yellow. Here is the list of those Pokémon.

Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald

The following Pokémon are only found in Emerald once you obtain the National Dex.

FireRed and LeafGreen

Diamond, Pearl and Platinum

HeartGold and SoulSilver

Black and White

The following Pokémon are only found in White in the White Forest after you obtain the National Dex.

Black 2 and White 2

X and Y

Poké Transporter and Pokémon Bank for X and Y

The following Pokémon are only obtainable in Pokémon X and Y by transferring them from Black, White, Black 2, or White 2 by using Poké Transporter which is paired with Pokémon Bank for the 3DS.