'Pokémon Let's Go:' How to Get Alola Pokémon

Alola Pokémon were a new feature added to the series when Pokémon Sun and Moon released and now you can get them in the new games, Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee.

There are two methods to getting Alola Pokémon into Let's Go Pikachu or Let's Go Eevee. You can transfer them from your Pokémon Go account, which is the easiest way to get them in. Follow our step-by-step tutorial to transferring Pokémon to Let's Go, here.

Or you can find special NPCs who will trade them to you. Here's all of the Alola NPCs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee that you'll want to get acquainted with and where to find them.

Note: This list is still being compiled and will be updated with more information as it's gathered.

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Alola Pokemon can be obtained in 'Pokemon Let's Go' Pokemon Company/NewsGeek

ALOLA POKEMON LOCATIONS

While on your Pokémon Let's Go adventure you will find NPCs that come from the Alola Region. These characters are all in Pokémon Centers across the Kanto Region and will offer a trade with you.

They are offering an Alola Form of a Pokémon for the Kantonian version. Simply trade them your Kanto Pokémon for their Alola one and you'll have yourself a new variation of that species.

Trainers can perform this trade as many times as they want.

  • Trade Rattata for Alolan Rattata in Cerulean Pokémon Center.
  • Trade Geodude for Alola Geodude with the Hiker in Vermillion Pokémon Center.
  • Trade Diglett for Alolan Diglet with the Lass in Lavender Pokémon Center.
  • Trade Sandshrew for Alola Sandshrew with the Female Trainer in Celadon Pokémon Center (Let's Go Pikachu only).
  • Trade Vulpix for Alola Vulpix with the Female Trainer in Celadon Pokémon Center (Let's Go Eevee only).
  • Trade Raichu for Alolan Raichu with Female trainer in Saffron Pokémon Center.
  • Trade Marowak for Alolan Marowak with man in Fuschia City Pokémon Center.
  • Trade Grimer for Alolan Grimer with man in Cinnabar Island Pokémon Center (Let's Go Pikachu only).
  • Trade Meowth for Alolan Meowth with man in Cinnabar Island Pokémon Center (Let's Go Eevee only).
  • Trade Exeggutor for Alolan Exeggutor with man in Indigo Plateau.

Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee are available now for Nintendo Switch.

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