Pokémon Go locations - Find each Pokémon Type in the real world, including Fire, Water, Ghost Types and more

Where to discover Pokémon Types in their real-world habitats.

Pokémon Go allows you to catch creatures in real-world locations, with the app using Google Maps and Ingress data to place PokeStops, Gyms and other attractions into the game.

It also uses different types of areas within the map data to sort where the many different types of Pokémon should be found. Need some water Pokemon? Then head to a canal, river or lake, for example.

If you don't live near in the right habitat - for example, you're far away from any kind of water - then don't fret, as you can get even the rarest Pokémon from hatching eggs and at some point in the future, from trading with other Pokemon Go players.

Also, Pokémon nests are also a great way to get lots of the same Pokémon in one particular place - though again, if you live in the right area.

Where to find Pokémon Type locations in Pokémon Go

Below is a guide to where you can find Pokemon by type in Pokemon Go. It's important to note that there's no guarantee you'll find those types at these locations, nor are these types exclusive to these places - it just increases their chances of being there.

Thanks to our friends at Eurogamer Germany for the below list.

Where do you find Normal Type Pokémon: Pretty much everywhere - fields, roads of all kinds, schools, universities, businesses, libraries, stadiums and more.

All Normal Type in Pokémon Go: Pidgey, Pidgeotto, Pidgeot, Rattata, Raticate, Spearow, Fearow, Clefairy, Clefable, Jigglypuff, Wifflytuff, Meowth, Persian, Farfetch'd (region exclusive), Doduo, Dodrio, Chansey, Kangaskhan (region exclusive), Tauros (region exclusive), Ditto, Eevee, Porygon, Snorlax


Where to find Rock Type Pokémon quarries, towns, parking and highways, large commercial installations

All Rock Types in Pokémon Go: Geodude, Graveler, Golem, Onix, Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Omanyte, Omastar, Kabuto, Kabutops, Aerodactyl


Where to find Steel Type Pokémon: Modern buildings, railway stations (never go onto lines, obviously - play safely from a building!)

All Steel Types in Pokémon Go: Magnemite, Magneton


Where to find Grass Type Pokémon: Farmland, farms, forests, gardens, any kind of grass or green space, playgrounds, green residential areas

All Grass Types in Pokémon Go: Bulbasaur, Ivysaur, Venusaur, Oddish, Gloom, Vileplume, Paras, Parasect, Bellsprout, Weepinbell, Victreebel, Exeggcute, Exeggutor, Tangela


Where to find Ground Type Pokémon: Airports (never go onto them, obviously - play safely from a building!) open land and arable land, ditches, streams, not concreted parking

All Ground Types in Pokémon Go: Sandshrew, Sandslash, Nidoqueen, Nidoking, Diglett, Dugtrio, Geodude, Graveler, Golem, Onix, Cubone, Marawak, Rhyhorn, Rhydon


Where to find Dragon Type Pokémon: Famous places and landmarks in cities and in the country (for example, locks)

All Dragon Types in Pokémon Go: Dratini, Dragonair, Dragonite


Where do you find Fairy Pokémon: cemeteries, churches, landmarks and monuments

All Fairy Types in Pokémon Go: Clefairy, Clefable


Where do you find Water Type Pokémon: Wherever water is - so rivers, lakes, oceans, harbors, canals and more.

All Water Types in Pokémon Go: Squirtle, Wartortle, Blastoise, Psyduck, Golduck, Poliwag, Poliwhirl, Poliwrath, Slowpoke, Slowbro, Seel, Dewgong, Shellder, Cloyster, Krabby, Kingler, Horsea, Seadra, Goldeen, Seaking, Staryu, Starmie, Magikarp, Gyarados, Lapras, Vaporeon, Omanyte, Omastar, Kabuto, Kabutops


Where to find Ghost Type Pokémon: Cemeteries, cities, residential

All Ghost Types in Pokémon Go: Gastly, Haunter, Gengar


Where to find Bugs and Flying Pokémon: In the countryside, farms, fields, forests, large parks and playgrounds

All Flying Types in Pokémon Go: Charizard, Butterfree, Pidgey, Pidgeotto, Pidgeot, Spearow, Fearow, Zubat, Golbat, Farfetch'd, Doduo, Dodrio, Scyther, Gyarados, Aerodactyl, Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres, Dragonite

All Bug Types in Pokémon Go: Caterpie, Metapod, Butterfree, Weedle, Kakuna, Beedrill, Paras, Parasect, Venonat, Venomoth, Scyther, Pinsir


Where do you find Ice Type Pokémon: Grass (even if it is not frozen), glaciers or ski slopes

All Ice Types in Pokémon Go: Dewgong, Cloyster, Jynx, Lapras


Where to find Psychic Type Pokémon: everywhere, also rumoured to be near hospitals

All Psychic Types in Pokémon Go: Abra, Kadabra, Alakazam, Slowpoke, Slowbro, Drowzee, Hypno, Exeggcute, Exeggutor, Starmie, Mr Mime (region exclusive), Jynx


Where to find Electric Pokémon: Cities, industrial parks, power plants, power plants

All Electric Types in Pokémon Go: Pikachu, Raichu, Magnemite, Magneton, Voltorb, Electrode, Electabuzz, Jolteon


Where to find Fire Type Pokémon: Everywhere, rumoured to be closer at residential and gas stations

All Fire Types in Pokémon Go: Charmander, Charmeleon, Charizard, Vulpix, Ninetales, Growlithe, Arcanine, Ponyta, Rapidash, Magmar, Flareon


Where can I find Fighting Type Pokémon: Everywhere, rumoured to be closer to stadiums, arenas and large gyms

All Fighting Types in Pokémon Go: Mankey, Primeape, Poliwrath, Machop, Machoke, Machamp, Hitmonlee, Hitmonchan


Where do you find Poison Pokémon: Everywhere, rumoured to be closer to moors, bogs

All Poison Types in Pokémon Go: Bulbasaur, Ivysaur, Venusaur, Weedle, Kakuna, Beedrill, Ekans, Arbok, Nidoranˇâ, Nidorina, Nidoqueen, Nidoranˇá, Nidorino, Nidoking, Zubat, Golbat, Oddish, Gloom, Vileplume, Venonat, Venomoth, Bellsprout, Weepinbell, Victreebel, Tentacool, Tentacruel, Grimer, Muk, Gastly, Haunter, Gengar, Koffing, Weezing

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Want more help with Pokémon Go? Read our Pokémon Go tips, tricks, cheats and guides for insights on how to improve your skills, how to choose your Eevee evolution, and how CP works. Plus details of Pokémon Go's secrets and Easter Eggs, how to get the new baby Pokémon, a guide to Egg groups, charts, and Egg hatching, details on the Daily Bonuses, finding Ditto, and even which team to join from Team Valor, Mystic, and Instinct.

Once you are in that specific place, tap the radar in the bottom right to give you an idea of what's nearby, and we explain how to get the most out of this system with our how to find Pokémon nearby in Pokémon Go feature.

Also remember that not every Pokémon can be found in the wild, such as region-exclusives including Tauros, Kangaskhan, Mr. Mime and Farfetch'd, as well as more elusive Pokémon such as Mewtwo, Mew and the Legendary Birds - at least not yet, anyway!


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