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Are the Pokémon that appear in the Pokémon GO app region specific when it comes to elemental pokemon? I live in Arizona and got a Magikarp in an egg and I do not know where to find any more whatsoever and I am not looking forward to getting 400 points to make it evolve when I can't even find one.

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  • "Region-specific" within Pokémon Go refers to the 4 Pokémon that can only be found in specific countries/continents (as you may now know). However, your mention of "elemental Pokémon" (more specifically Magikarp - a Water type Pokémon) suggests to me that you might be asking about locations or "Biomes" in which you can find specific Pokémon?
    – Ben
    Sep 6, 2016 at 23:23

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There are few region specific pokemon out in the wild, but you can still get them from eggs.

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Magikarp is not region specific so your best bet is going near a large body of water. There are more of these than any other near a river near me.

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  • Oh ok, I have heard of magikarp being very annoying and abundant for some people and that is probably why it evolves at 400, thank you!
    – KyleDoobs
    Sep 6, 2016 at 6:20
  • @KyleDoobs that, and to represent the original grind you needed in the original games. But the Gyrados is worth it :)
    – Mathias711
    Sep 6, 2016 at 6:40
  • Darn right Gyarados is always worth it! I mean it is one of the strongest and not to mention BA pokemon in the first gen! I mean why else would they make you level up a fish that flops around and does no damage to lvl 20? lol in this case 400...
    – KyleDoobs
    Sep 6, 2016 at 7:32

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