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Has anyone seen wild Alakazams during this event?

I still have a goal of catching every gen 1 pokemon in the wild (excluding regionals and legendaries/Mew). One of the five I am missing is Alakazam, and I thought this event might be a good opportunity to encounter one in the wild. Abras are everywhere, obviously, and Kadabras are pretty common, but I've not come across any wild 'Zams. How about you?

Along the same lines, I was very disappointed that evolved forms were MIA in the most recent Kanto event.

The gen 1 mons I have not yet caught in the wild are:

Dragonite
Gyarados
Alakazam
Flareon
Primeape

I've been keeping track since early in the game's existence, so I am quite sure of the accuracy of this list.

Asked by ScooterJameson4 months 1 week ago
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Me too. I've been looking forward to get some Zams and pinap them to max my 100% Zam, but till now I haven't seen any(not even in the radar).
I haven't tried this yet, but you might try installing lure modules in three or more Pokestops that touch each other. Then you might have a chance for seeing Zam.

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It's 30 extra spawns every 1/2 hour with 0 effort, at the very least.

I don't believe it's an arcane summoning ritual.

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No, you'd need more stops in a specific pattern for a summoning ritual. And a circle of Drowzees around it all looking toward the centre.

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I have not really heard of any wild alakazams tbh during this event on the other hand i agree that the abras and kabadras are like pidgeys and so are the ralts. I am barely even seeing drowzee

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For real? I barely see any ralts and drownzee on the other hand are taking over my city it seems

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There are clearly much more Ralts than normal, I've caught a few tens during the event. But Drowzee and Abra are by far the most common spawns I'd say.

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Lucky you, where I live Drowsees, Abras and Slowpokes are everywhere, and I've seen Ralts only once.

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Are you keeping in touch with other local players who might tip you off? Outside of events, wild Gyarados isn't unheard of near water and there are definite Dragonite hotspots. My personal wild gen 1 list went from 40ish to a half dozen once I knew some pokéspotters.

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by JM5126 4 months 1 week ago

I've seen wild Dragonite, Gyarados and Primeape within the area I play but it has been some time. I don't particularly remember seeing the other two and unfortunately I have a perfect seen to catch rate for them as well so I cannot tell.

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Seen 3 kadabras but no alakazams, good luck!

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I've caught a wild Alakazam before but haven't seen any this event.

I'm also missing Dragonite and Primeape from your list but my list is longer for sure. Arcanine, Arbok, Sandslash, Machamp immediately spring to mind.

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My first Zam was wild catch, very early in game, before i ever had Kadabra. But that was only time i met him wild. I never seen much more gen 1 last stage mons than you, like all other from your list + Arcanine, Venusaur, Kabutops , Persian, Rapidash, Machamp, Dugtrio , Sandslash , Raichu , Arbok and Jolteon :(

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If I'm remembering correctly, I'm missing Charizard, Kangaskhan (have via trade/hatch) and Raichu as wild from Gen I. There might be one or two others. The guy I know who's doing a full (possible) dex only via catches is still missing Raichu. Rare lil guy.

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I've caught four or five wild Raichus, and at least two Charizards. The first Charizard was during the New Year 2017 starter event, when after catching a few Venusaurs and Blastoises early on, I went out every night specifically to hunt Charizard, finally encountering one late in the event. The second Charizard was on my way home from an EX raid in a bad blizzard, when I failed to catch the Mewtwo, but was consoled by encountering a low-level wild Charizard. It was in April of this year, and there was some event going on that involved double candy and increased gen 1 spawns (or perhaps fire spawns, don't really remember), and I pinapped the Charizard for 40 candies.

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Not during this event but I’ve caught a total of 2, both of which were on my radar at stops near my house

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