They are a group of rare and mostly mighty Pokemon. They are usually starred prominently in the legends and myths of the Pokemon world. There are various legendary Pokemon in the game Pokemon Go, and they keep on adding new when the game progresses.
What are all the legendary Pokémon?
Here is a listing of legendary Pokemon’s, and all of them are worth knowing about. Let us understand about each of them generation wise-
1) Generation I Legendary Pokemon- Denetsu no Pokemon was the first legendary Pokemon introduced in the Pokemon series. They appeared in the Kanto region and are usually associated with the area. There were four Legendary Pokemons in the first generation:
a) Articuno- It was an ice-flying-type Pokemon that was first available in the year 2017. Its counters are Omastar, Golem, Tyranitar, Flareon, and Arcanine. It is the first legendary bird that resides in the Seafoam Islands of Kanto. Articuno is one of the shadows Pokemon in Pokemon XD: Gale of Darkness used by Greevil.
b) Zapdos- An Electric flying type Pokemon ad its counters are Golem, Piloswine, Tyranitar, Dragonite, and Jynx. This one is the second legendary bird, and when it is released from the Poke Ball in Super Smash Bros. Melee, it uses a powerful Thunder Shock that attacks various times.
c) Moltres- It is a fire/flying type Pokemon and s the third legendary bird. Its counters are Omastar, Golem, Tyranitar, Vaporeon, and Kabutops. You would also see Moltres flying around Sinnoh in Pokemon Platinum once the players finish the professor’s conversation.
d) Mewtwo- It is a cat-like Pokemon that is psychic type. Mewtwo is a human-made Pokemon that scientists created. It is an enhanced clone of the Mythical Pokemon Mew, and players can get it in the Cerulean Cave in Kanto or the unknown Dungeon in Kalos and both of these open after defeating the Elite four.
e) Mew- It is also a psychic type Pokemon obtained only through special events or using a cheating device such as a Gameshark. It gives the player bonus points when freed from a Poke Ball in Super Smash Bros. series.
Generation II Legendary Pokemon
Below is the list of the famous generation II legendary Pokemon’s:
a) Raikou- It is an Electric-type Pokemon, and its counters are Rhydon, Golem, and Dophan. It has a supreme power: when Raikou emits a powerful Spark attack that shocks any opponent that gets caught in it.
b) Entei- It is a fire-type Pokemon that was first available in autumn 2017, and its counters are Golem, Vaporeon, and Omastar. It wanders once the player makes them move from Ecruteak city’s burned tower.
c) Suicune- It is an ice type Pokemon, and its counters are Zapdos, Venusaur, and Jolteon. It was also first available in autumn 2017. In the game Pokemon Crystal, it goes straight away to the Tin Tower rather than roaming anywhere else.
d) Lugia- It is a psychic/flying type Pokemon. You can also see Lugia in Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Wii U as a Pokeball. Its counters are Gengar, Omastar, Articuno, Tyranitar, and Houndoom.
e) Ho-Oh- It is also a fire/flying type Pokemon. The unique thing about this legendary Pokemon is that it grants the person’s wishes by flying over that person.
Generation III Legendary Pokemon
Here is the list of generation III legendary Pokemons:
Generation IV Legendary Pokemons
Some of the legendary generation IV legendary Pokemons are: