Pokemon Lets Go Rare Pokemon

Welcome to our Pokemon Lets Go Rare Pokemon Guide, here will list all the rare pokemon in let’s go that you cannot find through a random encounter.


Rare Pokemon in Let’s Go

Below we have a list of all the Rare Pokemon in Let’s Go and how to get them. We consider “Rare Pokemon” the type of pokemon that you either have a very low chance of encountering in the wild or simply cannot be found in the wild.

Rare PokemonWhere To Find
LaprasAfter you fight your rival at the Silph Co., take with the Silph Employee on the 7th Floor.
KabutoBring the Fossil to Cinnabar Island Pokémon Lab. (Note: You must choose between Omanyte)
OmanyteBring the Fossil to Cinnabar Island Pokémon Lab. (Note: You must choose between Kabuto)
AerodactylBring the Old Amber (Pewter City Museum) to Cinnabar Island Pokémon Lab.
PorygonBought at Celadon City Game Corner (Cost: 6,500 Coins)
HitmonchanAfter completing Saffron City Fighting Dojo (Note: You must choose between Hitmonlee)
HitmonleeAfter completing Saffron City Fighting Dojo (Note: You must choose between Hitmonchan)
SnorlaxCan be caught when using the Poke Flute to wake up and battle Snorlax.
MeltanLearn more about how to get this pokemon at our Connect Pokemon Go to Let’s Go Guide.
DittoPokemon Mansion (01-10% Spawn Rate)
PinsirRoute 15 (01-10% Spawn Rate)
DratiniRoute 10 (04% Spawn Rate)
DragonairRoute 10 (01% Spawn Rate)
KangaskhanRock Tunnel (01% Spawn Rate)
ScytherRoute 15 (01-10% Spawn Rate)

Players can increase their chances of finding any of these RARE Pokemon just by building up Catch Combos you can learn about them by visiting our IV Stats page.

Catch ComboIncreased Rare Spawn Chance

If you are looking for Legendary Pokemon or 1 of the 3 original Starter Pokemon, then you should visit our other guides showing you where you can find them.

Legendary Pokemon

Starter Pokemon

Alolan Pokemon

Mega Pokemon

Shiny Pokemon

Not sure who evolves from what? Have a look at our Evolution Chart.

Pokemon Lets Go Evolution Chart


You can view more Nintendo Switch Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee Guides HERE