While Pokémon Yellow Version remakes Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! may return Pokémon Trainers to the original region of Kanto, that doesn’t mean they can only obtain Kanto Pokémon there. While, sadly, only the first 151 Pokémon can be obtained in-game, players can get their hands on Alolan Forms of Gen I Pokémon — versions introduced in 2016’s Pokémon Sun and Moon for Nintendo 3DS.

Wanna know how to get Alolan Forms of your favorite Gen I Pokémon on your Nintendo Switch? Look no further! Here’s how.

What Alolan Pokémon can be obtained in Pokémon: Let’s Go?

The following Pokémon can be obtained in both Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!:

  • Alolan Marowak
  • Alolan Exeggutor
  • Alolan Geodude
  • Alolan Diglett
  • Alolan Raichu
  • Alolan Rattata

The following can only be obtained in Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! or by trading with someone with that version of the game:

  • Alolan Grimer
  • Alolan Sandshrew

The following can only be obtained in Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! or by trading with someone with that version of the game:

  • Alolan Meowth
  • Alolan Vulpix

How do I get the Alolan Pokémon I want?

Alolan Pokémon aren’t found in the wild; instead, they’re acquired by trading the original Kanto Form for the Alolan Form with various NPCs. Each NPC can be found in the Pokémon Center in the cities listed below. Plus, you can trade with them as many times as you want!

Alolan FormCan Be Found InWhere to FindArrives At
RattataBothCerulean CityLevel 12
GeodudeBothVermilion CityLevel 16
DiglettBothLavender TownLevel 25
VulpixLet’s Go, Eevee!Celadon CityLevel 27
SandshrewLet’s Go, Pikachu!Celadon CityLevel 27
RaichuBothSaffron CityLevel 30
MarowakBothFuchsia CityLevel 38
GrimerLet’s Go, Pikachu!Cinnabar IslandLevel 44
MeowthLet’s Go, Eevee!Cinnabar IslandLevel 44
ExeggutorBothIndigo PlateauLevel 46

What’re the differences between Kanto Forms and Alolan Forms?

Alolan Forms differ from Kanto Forms quite a bit, especially by the way they’re Typed. Here’s a list of differences in Typing:

 

PokémonKanto Form TypeAlolan Form Type
DiglettGroundGround/Steel
DugtrioGroundGround/Steel
ExeggutorGrass/PsychicGrass/Dragon
GeodudeRock/GroundRock/Electric
GravelerRock/GroundRock/Electric
GolemRock/GroundRock/Electric
GrimerPoisonPoison/Dark
MukPoisonPoison/Dark
MarowakGroundFire/Ghost
MeowthNormalDark
PersianNormalDark
VulpixFireIce
NinetalesFireIce/Fairy
RaichuElectricElectric/Psychic
RattataNormalDark/Normal
RaticateNormalDark/Normal
SandshrewGroundIce/Steel
SandslashGroundIce/Steel

 

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Written by Daniel Dell-Cornejo

Daniel is an editor at Nintendo Wire. Always with his head in the clouds, he is never apart from his creative thoughts – a blessing for an aspiring fiction writer. As a journalist and lifelong gamer, he aims to provide readers with the very best in Nintendo coverage.

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