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The following is a list of Pokémon currently owned by Goh. As his goal is to catch every Pokémon that he meets on his way to catch Mew, Goh owns a multitude of Pokémon species, many of which he keeps at the Cerise Laboratory.

Met in Kanto

Goh's Caterpie

Goh's Metapod
Caterpie and Metapod
Caterpie and Metapod were encountered at Vermilion Forest. Goh caught Caterpie after finding it eating a leaf, while Metapod was caught shortly after Goh and Ash knocked it out of a tree.


Caterpie's only known move is String Shot.
None of Metapod's moves are known.

Debut Working My Way Back to Mew!
Goh's Venomoth

Goh's Venonat
Venomoth and Venonat
Venomoth and Venonat were encountered at Vermilion Forest. Goh caught Venomoth after spotting it flying through the air. Venonat was found sleeping in a tree, but Goh's attempt to catch it failed when Venonat broke out of his Poké Ball. With Scorbunny's help, Goh battled Venonat and managed to catch it.


Venomoth's only known move is Stun Spore.
Venonat's only known move is Poison Powder.

Debut Working My Way Back to Mew!
Goh's Parasect and Paras
Paras and Parasect
Paras and Parasect were encountered at Vermilion Forest. They were found trying to climb a pair of trees and were easily caught by Goh at the same time.


None of Paras's moves are known.
Parasect's only known move is Fury Cutter.

Debut Working My Way Back to Mew!
Goh's Butterfree
Butterfree
Butterfree was encountered at Vermilion Forest. He was found resting on a large tree, which Goh climbed with Ash's help. When Goh accidentally dropped his Poké Ball, Butterfree attempted to flee, but it was caught when Scorbunny kicked the Poké Ball at him.


In A Snow Day for Searching!, Butterfree was among the Pokémon that Goh used to help find a Cubone's bone. Once they found the Mankey that stole it, Butterfree helped attack it.


Butterfree's only known move is Stun Spore.

Debut Working My Way Back to Mew!
Goh's Pinsir
Pinsir
Pinsir was encountered at Vermilion Forest. She attacked Ash and Pikachu, trapping them in a ring of large stones. She then went after Goh, who threw random objects in an attempt to defend himself, eventually accidentally throwing a Poké Ball and catching her.


Pinsir's only known move is Rock Tomb.

Debut Working My Way Back to Mew!
Goh's Weedle

Goh's Kakuna
Weedle and Kakuna
Weedle and Kakuna were encountered at Vermilion Forest. Weedle was found sitting on a tree while Kakuna was found dangling from a tree along with other members of its species.


None of their moves are known.

Debut Working My Way Back to Mew!
Goh's Beedrill
Beedrill
Beedrill was encountered at Vermilion Forest. It was part of a swarm of Beedrill that attacked Goh when he caught Kakuna. When the others were trapped by Pikachu's Electroweb, Goh caught the lone Beedrill that wasn't hit, assuming it was the strongest one.


Beedrill's known moves are Twineedle and Aerial Ace.

Debut Working My Way Back to Mew!
Goh's Scyther
Scyther
Main article: Goh's Scyther

Scyther was encountered at Vermilion Forest. It easily repelled Goh's Poké Ball and sent him and Scorbunny flying. Goh later encountered Scyther again, this time using Scorbunny to battle it first. Together, Goh and Scorbunny weakened Scyther enough for Goh to successfully capture it.

Debut Working My Way Back to Mew!
Goh's Tentacool
Tentacool
Tentacool was caught at Vermilion Harbor. When a group of Tentacool appeared at the harbor, Goh attempted to catch one of them, but it dodged the Poké Ball, causing this one to get caught instead.


Tentacool's only known move is Ice Beam.

Debut The Sinnoh Iceberg Race!
Goh's Dewgong
Dewgong
Dewgong was caught by Goh to carry him and Ash across the sea while trying to find the Dragonite Island. However, along the way, it saw another Dewgong and fell in love with it, inadvertently chasing it into a storm, where Ash and Goh fell off of its back. It later reunited with them at the island, having failed to find the other Dewgong.


Dewgong's only known move is Ice Beam.

Debut A Test in Paradise!
Goh's Cubone
Cubone
Cubone was encountered at a park in Vermilion City. After witnessing Cubone have its bone stolen by a trio of Mankey, Goh agreed to help retrieve its lost item. With the help of his Pokémon and Ash, Goh was able to reunite Cubone with its bone. Afterwards, Cubone decided to join Goh's team and allowed itself to be caught by him.


None of Cubone's moves are known.

Debut A Snow Day for Searching!
Goh's Spearow
Spearow
Goh first spotted Spearow while traveling to the Vermilion Gym with Ash. He and Raboot chased after it, and once they reunited with Ash at the Gym, Goh revealed that he succeeded in catching Spearow.


None of Spearow's moves are known.

Debut Destination: Coronation!
Goh's Rattata
Rattata
Goh caught Rattata while he and Ash were on their way to a movie studio in Vermilion City.


None of Rattata's moves are known.

Debut A Talent for Imitation!
Goh's Pidgey
Pidgey
Goh caught Pidgey while he was participating in a Pokémon Orienteering competition.


None of Pidgey's moves are known.

Debut Dreams Are Made of These!
Goh's Nidoran♀ and Nidoran♂
Nidoran♀ and Nidoran♂
Goh caught Nidoran♀ and Nidoran♂ while he was participating in a Pokémon Orienteering competition.


None of the Nidoran's moves are known.

Debut Dreams Are Made of These!
Goh's Oddish
Oddish
Goh caught Oddish while he was participating in a Pokémon Orienteering competition.


In A Little Rocket R & R!, Goh took Oddish with him to the Resort Area where it helped him catch a giant Magikarp by putting it to sleep.

Oddish's only known move is Sleep Powder.

Debut Dreams Are Made of These!
Goh's Poliwag
Poliwag
Goh caught Poliwag while he was participating in a Pokémon Orienteering competition.


Poliwag's known moves are Ice Beam and Water Gun.

Debut Dreams Are Made of These!
Goh's Grimer
Grimer
Goh caught Grimer while he was participating in a Pokémon Orienteering competition.


Grimer's only known move is Poison Gas.

Debut Dreams Are Made of These!
Goh's Ekans
Ekans
Goh caught Ekans while he was participating in a Pokémon Orienteering competition.


None of Ekans' moves are known.

Debut Dreams Are Made of These!
Goh's Farfetch'd
Farfetch'd
Main article: Goh's Farfetch'd

Goh caught Farfetch'd while he was participating in a Pokémon Orienteering competition. During the first two attempts to catch it, Farfetch'd deflected the thrown Poké Balls with its leek. Then, Goh faked it out during the third attempt and caught it while its guard was down.

Debut Dreams Are Made of These!
Goh's Exeggutor

Goh's Exeggutor
Exeggcute → Exeggutor
Goh encountered Exeggcute while he and Ash were searching for a Pokémon Egg. Goh initially thought Exeggcute was one, but when he realized their mistake, he caught it anyway.


In That New Old Gang of Mine!, it evolved into an Exeggutor through a Leaf Stone that Yamper had found.

None of Exeggutor's moves are known.

Debut Caring for a Mystery!
Goh's Heracross
Heracross
Heracross originally belonged to a Bug Pokémon collector named Koromi, who later traded it to Goh for his second Pinsir.


Heracross's known moves are Arm Thrust, Fury Attack, Megahorn, and Aerial Ace.

Debut Trade, Borrow, and Steal!
Goh's Hitmonchan
Hitmonchan
Hitmonchan is a Pokémon that Goh received as a prize after defeating the Karate Master in Saffron City's Fighting Dojo.


None of Hitmonchan's moves are known.

Debut Solitary and Menacing!
Goh's Pikachu

Goh's Raichu
Pikachu → Raichu
Goh caught Raichu as a Pikachu after she befriended Ash's Pikachu. Soon after, she found a Thunder Stone, which she gave to Goh. Later, Goh used the stone to evolve her in order to save a group of other Pikachu from one of Team Rocket's mechas.


Raichu's only known move is Thunderbolt.

Debut Gotta Catch a What?!
Goh's Geodude
Geodude
On learning of a mass outbreak of Geodude in Rock Tunnel, Goh went to Rock Tunnel with Ash and with help from Ash's Farfetch'd was able to quickly find a Geodude and caught it.


None of Geodude's move are known.

Debut Trials of a Budding Master!
Goh's Grookey
Grookey
Main article: Goh's Grookey

Grookey is a Pokémon that ended up escaping from the Rocket Prize Master when Pelipper accidentally dropped him in Vermilion City. Grookey found his way to the Cerise Laboratory, where he bonded with Goh until he was later retrieved by Team Rocket. Grookey ended up escaping Team Rocket's hideout as they slept and joined Goh's team after breaking his old Poké Ball.

Debut When a House is Not a Home!
Goh's Bellsprout
Bellsprout
Bellsprout is a Pokémon that Goh encountered in Vermilion City. He and Ash came across it when it was weak. After Grookey helped it to heal, Grookey encouraged Goh to catch it, which he happily agreed to.


None of Bellsprout's moves are known.

Debut Beyond Chivalry… Aiming to be a Leek Master!

Met in Johto

Goh's Sentret
Sentret
Sentret was encountered during Goh's visit to Ecruteak City. As Goh and Ash searched for Ho-Oh, Sentret leapt out of a bush and was caught by Goh immediately afterwards.


None of Sentret's moves are known.

Debut Finding a Legend!
Goh's Stantler
Stantler
Stantler was encountered during Goh's visit to Ecruteak City. It and a Misdreavus attacked Goh, Ash, Chad, and Jaye at the Bell Tower, trapping them in a series of illusions. After Jaye's Hoothoot dispelled the illusions with Foresight, Goh proceeded to catch Stantler.


Stantler's only known move is Hypnosis.

Debut Finding a Legend!
Goh's Misdreavus
Misdreavus
Misdreavus was encountered during Goh's visit to Ecruteak City. It and a Stantler attacked Goh, Ash, Chad, and Jaye at the Bell Tower, trapping them in a series of illusions. After Jaye's Hoothoot dispelled the illusions with Foresight, Goh proceeded to catch Misdreavus.


Misdreavus's only known move is Confuse Ray.

Debut Finding a Legend!
Goh's Ariados
Ariados
Goh encountered and caught Ariados in Ilex Forest.


None of Ariados's moves are known.

Debut Time After Time!
Goh's Pineco
Pineco
Goh encountered and caught Pineco in Ilex Forest.


None of Pineco's moves are known.

Debut Time After Time!
Goh's Chinchou
Chinchou
Goh was revealed to have caught a Chinchou whilst fishing at Cianwood City.


Chinchou's known moves are Spark and Supersonic.

Debut Octo-Gridlock at the Gym!

Met in Hoenn

Goh's Taillow
Taillow
Taillow was caught during Goh's visit to the Hoenn Battle Frontier. As its species preyed on Wurmple, Goh used Taillow to find wild Wurmple for him to catch.


In A Snow Day for Searching!, Taillow was among the Pokémon that Goh used to help find a Cubone's bone.

None of Taillow's moves are known.

Debut Serving Up the Flute Cup!
Goh's Wurmple

Goh's Dustox
Wurmple → Cascoon → Dustox (×3)
Goh caught three Wurmple at the Hoenn Battle Frontier with Taillow's help. He caught multiples in hopes that he would get both a Silcoon and a Cascoon out of them. In Best Friend...Worst Nightmare!, all three evolved while defending themselves from Taillow. However, to Goh's dismay, they each evolved into a Cascoon.


In Panic in the Park!, the Cascoon were shown to be in the process of evolving again. Later, they were caught in a flood created when Golurk briefly lost control of itself. Ash, Goh, and the other Pokémon living in Cerise Park all kept the Cascoon safe long enough for them to evolve into Dustox and clear the rain.

They all know the move Sunny Day; two of the Dustox know String Shot.

Debut Serving Up the Flute Cup!
Goh's Wingull
Wingull
Wingull was caught by Goh shortly after he arrived in Slateport City.


None of Wingull's moves are known.

Debut The Cuteness Quotient!
Goh's Trapinch
Trapinch
Trapinch was caught by Goh when he investigated a sandstorm in Mauville City.


Trapinch's only known move is Dig.

Debut Making Battles in the Sand!
Goh's Vibrava
Vibrava
Vibrava was caught by Goh when he investigated a sandstorm in Mauville City.


Vibrava's only known move is Supersonic.

Debut Making Battles in the Sand!
Goh's Flygon
Flygon
Flygon was encountered by Goh whilst he explored the sandstorm that had engulfed Mauville City. It put up a fight defeating Riolu and Sobble before being defeated by Raboot, allowing Goh to catch it.


Flygon's known moves are Sandstorm, Dragon Rush, Draco Meteor, Dragon Claw, and Dragon Breath.

Debut Making Battles in the Sand!

Met in Sinnoh

Goh's Mantyke
Mantyke
Mantyke was caught during Goh's visit to Snowpoint City. He later entered Mantyke in the Pokémon Iceberg Race, where it helped Pikachu by having him ride on its back. It also assisted the group in dealing with Team Rocket when they interrupted the race.


Drowzee's known moves are Agility and Ice Beam.

Debut The Sinnoh Iceberg Race!
Goh's Goldeen
Goldeen
Goh caught Goldeen whilst fishing at the Resort Area in Sinnoh.


In The Cuteness Quotient!, Goldeen was used to help Nami's Hi-chan improve its agility while swimming.

Goldeen's only known move is Water Gun.

Debut A Little Rocket R & R!
Goh's Magikarp
Magikarp
This regular-sized Magikarp was encountered while fishing at the Resort Area. It was reeled in by Ash, who allowed Goh to catch it.


None of Magikarp's moves are known.

Debut A Little Rocket R & R!
Goh's Giant Magikarp
Giant Magikarp
This giant Magikarp was encountered while fishing at the Resort Area. Goh reeled it in with help from Ash, Pikachu, Raboot, and a disguised Team Rocket. He caught it after it was put to sleep by Oddish's Sleep Powder.


Magikarp's only known move is Splash.

Debut A Little Rocket R & R!

Met in Unova

Goh's Darmanitan

Goh's Darmanitan in its Zen Mode
Darmanitan
Darmanitan was encountered during Goh's visit to the Desert Resort. It was one of the Pokémon guarding the Colossus Ruins, but was swiftly caught by Goh just as it sprung to life and attacked. It was later used in a Raid Battle against a giant Golurk. It is currently kept at the Cerise Laboratory.


Darmanitan's only known move is Overheat.

Debut Raid Battle in The Ruins!
Goh's Sandile
Sandile
Sandile was encountered at the Colossus Ruins. It was angered when Scorbunny accidentally stepped on its tail, but was quickly defeated by a Double Kick, allowing Goh to catch it. It is currently kept at the Cerise Laboratory.


None of Sandile's moves are known.

Debut Raid Battle in The Ruins!
Goh's Golurk
Golurk
This giant Golurk was the guardian of the Colossus Ruins. It was fought in a Raid Battle by Goh, Ash, Kira, the excavation leader, and Shane Seeker. When brought to the Cerise Laboratory, it took upon itself the role of the protector of Cerise Park.


Golurk's known moves Signal Beam, Hammer Arm, and Flash Cannon.

Debut Raid Battle in The Ruins!
Goh's Pansear
Pansear
Goh encountered Pansear while visiting Opelucid City.


None of Pansear's moves are known.

Debut Thrash of the Titans!
Goh's Panpour
Panpour
Goh encountered Panpour while visiting Opelucid City.


None of Pansear's moves are known.

Debut Thrash of the Titans!

Met in Kalos

Goh's Binacle
Binacle
Binacle was caught by Goh in Shalour City.


None of Binacle's moves are known.

Debut A Festival Reunion!
Goh's Flabébé
Flabébé (×5)
Goh caught five different forms of Flabébé whilst in Shalour City.


None of Flabébé's moves are known.

Debut A Festival Reunion!
Goh's Scatterbug
Scatterbug
Scatterbug was caught by Goh in Shalour City.


None of Scatterbug's moves are known.

Debut A Festival Reunion!
Goh's Phantump
Phantump
Phantump was caught by Goh in Shalour City.


None of Phantump's moves are known.

Debut A Festival Reunion!
Goh's Fletchling
Fletchling
Fletchling was caught by Goh in Shalour City.


None of Fletchling's moves are known.

Debut A Festival Reunion!

Met in Alola

Goh's Pyukumuku
Pyukumuku
Pyukumuku was caught by Goh on Melemele Island.


None of Pyukumuku's moves are known.

Debut That New Old Gang of Mine!
Alolan Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor was caught by Goh after a battle with Raboot.


None of Exeggutor's moves are known.

Debut That New Old Gang of Mine!

Met in Galar

Goh's Cinderace
Scorbunny → Raboot → Cinderace
Main article: Goh's Cinderace

Cinderace is Goh's first Pokémon, which he caught in the Galar region as a Scorbunny after befriending him. It evolved into Raboot in Kicking It from Here Into Tomorrow! and into Cinderace in Sword and Shield... The Legends Awaken!.

Debut Settling the Scorbunny!
Goh's Greedent
Skwovet → Greedent
Main article: Goh's Greedent

Skwovet was caught during Goh's second trip to Wyndon. It was lured in by some scones Ash was eating and took one for itself. While Skwovet was busy eating, Goh took the opportunity to catch it.

In Crowning the Chow Crusher!, it evolved into Greedent during the Pokémon Eating Contest.

Debut The Climb to Be the Very Best!
Goh's Bunnelby
Bunnelby
Bunnelby was caught during Goh's fourth trip to Galar. He encountered it when it snuck onto the train he and Ash were riding and took one of their scones. They chased it to the Slumbering Weald, where Goh successfully caught it.


None of Bunnelby's moves are known.

Debut Sword and Shield, Slumbering Weald!
Goh's Boldore
Boldore
Goh first encountered Boldore when it confronted Chloe's Eevee in the Wild Area. He caught it after a brief battle with Cinderace and later used it to battle a rampaging Arctozolt.


Boldore's known moves are Stone Edge and Harden.

Debut A Pinch of This, a Pinch of That!
Fossilized Bird

Goh's Arctozolt
Fossilized Bird and Dino → Arctozolt
Main article: Goh's Arctozolt

Arctozolt was revived from Fossils dug up by Cara Liss and Gasattsu in the Wild Area. After being accidentally attacked by a Dracovish that had been revived at the same time, it started rampaging, but it calmed down when Dracovish later ran into it, knocking it over. Cara Liss and Gasattsu then allowed Goh to take Arctozolt with him.

Debut A Pinch of This, a Pinch of That!
Goh's Morelull
Morelull
Goh encountered Morelull in Glimwood Tangle and chased it. He eventually caught it after his Cinderace blocked its path.


None of Morelull's moves are known.

Debut A Pinch of This, a Pinch of That!

Met in an unknown region

Goh's Mankey
Mankey
Mankey was caught by Goh while he was searching for Mew on Cero Island.


None of Mankey's moves are known.

Debut Getting More Than You Battled For!
Goh's Krabby
Krabby
Krabby was caught by Goh while he was searching for Mew on Cero Island.


Krabby's only known move is Bubble Beam.

Debut Getting More Than You Battled For!
Goh's Diglett
Diglett
Diglett was among the Pokémon that were causing trouble on Laxton Farm. Goh was able to catch it alongside a Dugtrio.


Diglett's only known move is Dig.

Debut How Are You Gonna Keep 'Em Off of the Farm?



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