There are dozens of Legendary Pokemon to catch in Pokemon GO, and that’s not even including the Ultra Beasts in the game!

You’ll have to catch all of these super-rare and powerful Pokemon if you want to complete your Pokedex!

This list is up to date following Zygarde's addition to Pokemon GO on July 21, 2023.

Every Legendary Pokemon in Pokemon GO & How to Catch Them

PokemonHow to CatchShiny Available?Date Added
Articuno
Articuno Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesJuly 22, 2017
Articuno
(Galarian)
Galarian Articuno Pokemon GO
Daily Adventure IncenseNoJuly 25, 2022
Zapdos
Zapdos Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesAugust 7, 2017
Zapdos
(Galarian)
Galarian Zapdos Pokemon GO
Daily Adventure IncenseNoJuly 25, 2022
Moltres
Pokemon GO Moltres
Tier 5 RaidsYesJuly 31, 2017
Moltres
(Galarian)
Galarian Moltres Pokemon GO
Daily Adventure IncenseNoJuly 25, 2022
Mewtwo
Pokemon GO Mewtwo
Tier 5 RaidsYesAugust 14, 2017
Raikou
Pokemon GO Raikou
Tier 5 RaidsYesAugust 31, 2017
Entei
Tier 5 RaidsYesAugust 31, 2017
Suicune
Suicune Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesAugust 31, 2017
Lugia
Lugia Pokemon GO
Tier 5 Raids YesJuly 22, 2017
Ho-Oh
Ho-Oh Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesNovember 27, 2017
Regirock
Regirock Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesAugust 16, 2018
Regice
Tier 5 RaidsYesJuly 21, 2018
Registeel
Registeel Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesJuly 19, 2018
Latias
Latias Pokemon GO
Tier 5 Raids
Mega Latias Raids
YesApril 2, 2018
Latios
Latios Pokemon GO
Tier 5 Raids
Mega Latios Raids
YesApril 2, 2018
Kyogre
Kyogre Pokemon GO
Tier 5 Raids
Primal Kyogre Raids
YesJanuary 12, 2018
Groudon
Groudon Pokemon GO
Tier 5 Raids
Primal Groudon Raids
YesDecember 15, 2017
Rayquaza
Rayquaza Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesFebruary 9, 2018
Uxie
Uxie Pokemon GO
Wild Spawn
Tier 5 Raids
(Region exclusive: Asia-Pacific)
YesMay 2, 2019
Mesprit
Mesprit Pokemon GO
Wild Spawn
Tier 5 Raids
(Region exclusive: Europe,
Middle East, Africa, and India)
YesMay 2, 2019
Azelf
Azelf Pokemon GO
Wild Spawn
Tier 5 Raids
(Region exclusive: The Americas)
YesMay 2, 2019
Dialga
Tier 5 RaidsYesMarch 1, 2019
Palkia
Palkia Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesJanuary 29, 2019
Heatran
Heatran Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesDecember 18, 2018
Regigigas
Regigigas Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesNovember 18, 2019
Giratina
(Altered Forme)
Giratina (Altered Forme) Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesOctober 23, 2018
Giratina
(Origin Forme)
Giratina Pokemon GO (Origin)
Tier 5 RaidsYesApril 2, 2019
Cresselia
Cresselia Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesNovember 20, 2018
Cobalion
Cobalion Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesNovember 4, 2019
Terrakion
Terrakion
Tier 5 RaidsYesNovember 26, 2019
Virizion
Tier 5 RaidsYesDecember 27, 2019
Tornadus
(Incarnate)
Tornadus Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesFebruary 4, 2020
Tornadus
(Therian)
Therian Forme Tornadus Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesMarch 30, 2021
Thundurus
(Incarnate)
Thundurus Incarnate Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesMarch 2, 2020
Thundurus
(Therian)
Pokemon GO Therian Forme Thundurus
Tier 5 RaidsYesMarch 16, 2021
Reshiram
Pokemon GO Reshiram
Tier 5 RaidsYesMay 26, 2020
Zekrom
Pokemon GO Zekrom
Tier 5 RaidsYesJune 16, 2020
Landorus
(Incarnate)
Landorus Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesMarch 31, 2020
Landorus
(Therian)
Landorus Therian Forme Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesApril 23, 2021
Kyurem
Kyurem Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesJuly 7, 2020
Xerneas
Xerneas Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesMay 4, 2021
Yveltal
Yveltal Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesMay 18, 2021
Tapu Koko
Tapu Koko Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesMarch 1, 2022
Tapu Lele
Tapu Lele Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesMarch 22, 2022
Tapu Bulu
Tapu Bulu Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsYesApril 12, 2022
Tapu Fini
Tapu Fini Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsNoMay 10, 2022
Cosmog
Cosmog Pokemon GO
A Cosmic Companion Special ResearchNoSeptember 1, 2022
Cosmoem
Cosmoem Pokemon GO
Evolve from CosmogNoOctober 5, 2022
Solgaleo
Solgaleo Pokemon GO
Evolve from CosmoemNoNovember 23, 2022
Lunala
Lunala Pokemon GO
Evolve from CosmoemNoNovember 23, 2022
Zacian
Pokemon GO Zacian
Tier 5 RaidsNoAugust 20, 2021
Zamazenta
Pokemon GO Zamazenta
Tier 5 Raids NoAugust 26, 2021
Regidrago
Regidrago Pokemon GO
Elite Raids
Tier 5 Raids
NoMarch 11, 2023
Regieleki
Regieleki Pokemon GO
Elite Raids
Tier 5 Raids
NoApril 9, 2023
Zygarde
Zygarde (50%) Pokemon GO
From A to Zygarde Special ResearchJuly 21, 2023

The Tier 5 Raid boss changes on a weekly basis, so you’ll have to be patient if the Legendary you’re after isn’t currently available to fight.

How Many Legendary Pokemon Are in Pokemon GO?

There are currently 50 Legendary Pokemon in Pokemon GO, following the addition of Zygarde on July 21, 2023.

This does not include the Mega or Primal versions of Legendary Pokemon, such as Mega Latias or Primal Groudon, or the different forms or regional Legendaries, such as Therian Forme Thundurus or Galarian Zapdos.

Pokemon GO Legendary Birds

All Ultra Beasts in Pokemon GO & How to Catch Them

Ultra BeastHow to CatchShiny Available?Date Added
Nihilego
Nihilego Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsNoJune 5, 2022
Buzzwole
Buzzwole Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsNoAugust 27, 2022
Pheromosa
Pheromosa Pokemon GO
Tier 5 RaidsNoAugust 27, 2022
Xurkitree
Xurkitree Pokemon GO
Tier 5 Raids NoAugust 27, 2022
Celesteela
Celesteela Pokemon GO
Tier 5 Raids
(Region exclusive:
Southern Hemisphere)
NoSeptember 13, 2022
Kartana
Kartana Pokemon GO
Tier 5 Raids
(Region exclusive:
Northern Hemisphere)
NoSeptember 13, 2022
Guzzlord
Guzzlord Pokemon GO
Tier 5 Raids NoNovember 8, 2022

How Many Ultra Beasts Are in Pokemon GO?

Currently, there are seven Ultra Beasts available to catch in Pokemon GO. This means that there are only four more Ultra Beasts left for Niantic to add before all 11 are in the game.

The Ultra Beasts currently not available in Pokemon GO are Poipole and its evolution Naganadel, Stakataka, and Blacephalon.

Pokemon GO How to Catch Ultra Beasts - Phermosa, Buzzwole & Xurkitree

And those are all of the Legendary Pokemon and Ultra Beasts in Pokemon GO! How many of them have you caught?

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