History of Pokémon (Part2)

Recent history (continuation)

c. 400 years before Generation I:

  • Azalea Town in Johto is struck by a long-term drought. After bringing the rain back once again by yawning, Slowpoke gains an honorable position in that town.
  • The Pokémon move Toxic is invented by a ninja.

c. 300 years before X and Y:

c. 200 years before Generation V:

c. 150 years before Generation I:

c. 100 years before Generation V:


c. 50 years before Generation V:

  • Elgyem is seen for the first time when it appeared from far in the desert.

c. 40 years before Generation III:

  • Lunatone is seen for the first time in a crater.

Several decades before Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire:


12 years before Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire:

11 years before Generation I:

10 years before Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire:

20 years before Sun and Moon:

  • The first Pokémon created by scientific engineering, Porygon, is created.

Less than 10 years before Generation I:

Contemporary history

From the Pokémon games:

Some years prior to Generation I:

  • A team of scientists discover a new Pokémon (at the time) deep in a jungle in Guyana, South America on July 5. They name the Pokémon Mew on July 10. Mewtwo, a clone of Mew, is born on February 6. Mewtwo escapes from and destroys Cinnabar Island's Pokémon Mansion on September 1 and then goes to Cerulean Cave.
  • Sabrina's Gym is declared the official Gym of Saffron City after a Pokémon battle between Sabrina and the leader of the Fighting Dojo.
  • Giratina returns to the Pokémon world.
  • The Battle Resort opens in Hoenn.
  • Goldenrod Radio Tower is torn down due to being old and creaky. During the process, the Radio Tower Director comes across the Clear Bell, which he keeps for the time being. A new Goldenrod Radio Tower is built in its place.
  • Construction of the Royal Unova begins.

One year prior to Generation I:

Generation I/III/ORAS:

Between Generation I/III/ORAS and Generation II/IV:

Three years after Generation I/Generation III/ORAS (Generation II/Generation IV):

Approximately two years after Generation II/Generation IV:

Between Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire and Generation V:

Between Generation II/IV and Generation V: