Pokemon GO Nesting Species List

Pokemon GO Nesting Species List

Pokemon nests can be difficult to keep track of. Reddit user u/Zyxwgh has here a rundown of Pokemon nesting habits. 


  • Babies, legendaries and Absol and Mawile don't spawn in the wild and therefore they don't nest;

  • Babies' first evolutions count as "unevolved adults" that may nest;

  • Evolved species (except for direct evolutions from babies) don't nest.

List of all NON-NESTING species

  • Current or former regional exclusives: Mr. Mime, Tauros, Kangaskhan, Farfetch'd, Heracross, Corsola, Zangoose, Seviper, Plusle, Minun, Relicanth
  • All 10km eggs: Dratini, Larvitar, Porygon, Chansey, Mareep, Sudowoodo, Aerodactyl, Snorlax, Lapras, Skarmory, Miltank, Sableye, Ralts, Slakoth, Feebas
  • Some former 10km eggs (now 5km eggs): Pineco, Mantine, Gligar
  • The Hitmons: Hitmonlee, Hitmonchan, Hitmontop
  • The Purple Polluters: Grimer, Koffing
  • The Exotic Mammals: Stantler, Phanpy
  • Three of the many Gen4 evolvables: Lickitung, Tangela, Snorunt
  • The weather-elusive (or exclusive?): Lotad
  • 4 special cases: Togetic, Ditto, Unown, Delibird
List of all NESTING species
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