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Map: Where to catch 123 Pokémon in San Francisco

Evidently, you've got to catch them all.

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Pokémon GO has taken over the city (and beyond) since its release last week. The mobile game by San Francisco's own Niantic Labs (an offshoot of Google, in cooperation with Nintendo and the Pokémon Company) brings the 20-year-old game franchise's enduring concept of capturing adorable monsters into the real world, so to speak, with a camera app that allows players to spot and catch Pokémon on the city streets around them.


(Which, yes has led to a few injuries. Please catch responsibly.)

The augmented reality game (for iOS and Android) encourages urban exploration, as new critters pop up in different neighborhoods. Other than a few obvious trends, such as aquatic Pokemon's proclivity for water, fans are still debating how territorial the virtual varmints actually are.

But if you just plain can't find the perfect mon for your Pokécollection, checking the block where at least one other lucky local trainer found what you're looking for couldn't hurt. Here are 121 reported catches from tipsters and social media users over the weekend.

Have you nabbed something not yet on our list? Tell us what and where, and we'll add it. (But pics or it never happened.)

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1. Abra

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San Francisco State University, Greenhouse 2, 1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132

Abra is probably having trouble keeping up with its summer courses at SFSU, since the last time it woke up was early May. Of course, it never enrolled in the first place; teleporting at will means you can crash whatever class you want.

2. Aerodactyl

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Patricia's Green, Octavia St
San Francisco, CA 94102

Despite its fearsome appearance, this prehistoric Pokemon subsists entirely on fruit. Hayes Valley's organic produce has obviously attracted its discriminating palette.

3. Arbok

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5214 Diamond Heights Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94131

We're not sure precisely what this giant cobra Pokemon was shopping for at the Diamond Heights Shopping Center. It's already got the world's most intense hoodie, what else does it need?

4. Aracanine

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Little Hollywood Park
San Francisco, CA 94134

This loyal and steadfast dog/tiger Pokemon would, presumably, have its run of any dog park in the city. One Redditor found one all the way down in Little Hollywood Park

5. Bellsprout

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John McLaren Park, 100 John F Shelley Dr
San Francisco, CA 94134

Plucky Bellsprout can be dug up almost anywhere in Northern California. So say leading Pokeherbologists at UC Berkeley, that is. But grass Pokemon in general pop up most often in city green spaces, so if you still need one, hunt around.

6. Beedrill

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Frederick St & Clayton St
San Francisco, CA 94117

Beedrills are highly territorial, and they've been seen buzzing around Cole Valley. And why not? It's a nice neighborhood. Clearly, Beedrill have highly developed instincts for finding prime real estate.

7. Blastoise

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Telegraph Hill Blvd & Filbert
San Francisco, CA 94133

When Squirtles grow up, they get some hardware and an attitude. Gamers spotted a Blastoise near Coit Tower on Saturday night. Note that Blastoise does not need the elevator to get to the top of the tower. Blastoise goes wherever it wants.

8. Bulbasaur

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San Francisco Ferry Bldg, 1 Sausalito - San Francisco Ferry Bldg
San Francisco, CA 94111

It makes sense that Bulbasaur, too, would be attracted to organic produce in places like the Ferry Building. After all, Bulbasaur IS organic produce

9. Butterfree

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Lafayette Park, Gough St.
San Francisco, CA 94109

Sure, Butterfree looks cute and harmless, but its wings are covered in and constantly dropping poisonous powder. Yikes. Maybe you should skip Lafayette Park this weekend after all?

10. Caterpie

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Lake Merced Park
San Francisco, CA 94132

Humble Caterpie is an easy catch almost anywhere in the city. A lot of bug Pokemon seem to have been sighted around Lake Merced, so if you're for some reason short, take a trip down there.

11. Chansey

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Polk St
San Francisco, CA

Chansey is tough to find, despite its peculiar habit of wandering around and giving delicious eggs to people. (We don't know either.) A Redditor spotted one wandering Polk Street on Saturday Night, presumably waiting for the morning brunch crowd.

12. Charizard

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Rincon Park
San Francisco, CA 94105

Despite appearances, Charizard is not actually a dragon Pokemon. Not that anyone really cares, because holy crap, Charizard! Players caught one near Cupid's Span on Saturday. Is Charizard a fan of public art, or did the Bay Lights just distract it?

13. Charmander

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2 Harrison St
San Francisco, CA 94105

A red hot starter Pokemon and fan favorite for 20 years. A weekend trainer caught one wandering around the Mozilla building on the Embarcadero, presumably trying to pick a fight with the Firefox.

14. Charmeleon

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25th Ave & Quintara St
San Francisco, CA 94116

By the time Charmanders migrate to the Sunset from the Embarcadero, they've upgraded to Charmeleons. Charmeleons tend to be jerks, so we'd prefer they stick to less dense neighborhoods.

15. Clefable

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601 Eddy St
San Francisco, CA 94109

One of the rarest of all Pokemon (so says Bulbapedia), one was caught right outside Chambers in the Tenderloin. Yes, that's just how good Chambers is, people.

16. Clefairy

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Golden Gate Park Panhandle Children's Playground, 501 Stanyan St
San Francisco, CA 94117

With its habit of dancing on the night of the full moon, Clefairy would have felt right at home during the Haight's Age of Aquarius. It's a bit late, but help it get acclimated to the neighborhood anyway.

17. Cubone

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Lincoln Way & 9th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122

The loneliest of all Pokemon, you can track this sad little guy to his reported hangout around 9th Avenue and Lincoln by the sound of its crying. Assuming you want to, of course; that femur club isn't for looks.

18. Diglett

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101 Henry Adams St
San Francisco, CA 94103

These burrowing Pokemon can't possibly be good for street upkeep. If you spot any around the Design District, round them up before they do serious damage to DPW's budget.

19. Dodrio

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Mayfair Dr
San Francisco, CA 94118

The triple header cousin of a Dodrio rounded up near the Lake Merced Golf Club has three separate brains and personalities, which means it can never, ever settle on a tee time.

20. Doduo

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3rd St & Paul Ave
San Francisco, CA 94124

Word is flying Pokemon are more common around SFO. But the doubly birdbrained Doduo is a common sight across the city, so no need to go all that way just for its sake.

21. Dragonite

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Sigmund Stern Recreation Grove, Sloat Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94132

Take note: Dragonite, the flying, more evolved cousins of Dratini, was spotted but not caught in Stern Grove last week, so it may still be at large. Very large.

22. Dratini

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Great Hwy & Rivera St
San Francisco, CA 94116

Locals seem particularly eager to catch one of these snakelike water dragon Pokemon. But where along the city's sprawling shoreline is it likely to come aground? A tipster tells us he was lucky enough to stumble on his catch near Rivera Street. If you don't want to wander all the way out to the Sunset, a tipster tells us he caught several in Jefferson Square Park.

23. Drowzee

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UCSF Mission Bay
San Francisco, CA 94158

Here's the deal: First, Drowzee puts you to sleep. Then, it eats your dreams through your nose. We know that a stay at the UCSF hospital in Mission Bay was probably scary enough already without adding this, but what are you gonna do?

24. Eevee

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Haight St
San Francisco, CA

The versatile and dangerously adorable Eevee seems to be quite common throughout our eclectic city. One Twitter user picked his up right on Haight Street, where it presumably had flowers in its fur.

25. Ekans

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Hippie Hill
San Francisco, CA 94117

Watch your step, as these slithering Pokemon (whose name is just "snake" backwards) have been creeping into Golden Gate Park, in search of either Pidgey eggs or Pokemon GO players (the only thing more frequently encountered in the park over the weekend than the Pidgeys).

26. Electabuzz

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Heron's Head Park, Jennings St
San Francisco, CA 94124

Electabuzz tends to explode when the mood strikes it. Given that, we wish it wouldn't hang out in Heron's Head Park. But please don't tell Electabuzz that; it might explode.

27. Fearow

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Mission Dolores Park, 19th Street
San Francisco, CA 94114

We cannot stress this enough: Fearows want you to PICK UP YOUR TRASH at Dolores Park. That is not a face that suggests a vast surplus of patience

28. Flareon

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Columbia Square
San Francisco, CA 94103

Players are still debating how to get their Eevees to evolve into Flareons (or its other potential upgrades, Jolteon and Vaporeon). Of course, you could just head down to Columbia Square Park (designed by David Baker Architects) and try to catch a pre-evolved one.

29. Exeggcute

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Martin Luther King Jr Dr & Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr
San Francisco, CA 94118

Poor Exeggcute can't help but get its shells cracked. Maybe this is why Redditors spotted it taking it easy at the Japanese Tea Garden.

30. Gastly

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California St & Arguello Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94118

Sightseers spotted this sinister ghost Pokemon floating around Laurel Heights. Developers decided it was inappropriate to put ghost Pokemon in actual cemeteries, but of course, this neighborhood had several graveyards once upon a time, and possibly a few leftover graves...

31. Gengar

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Dogpatch
San Francisco, CA 94107

Another creepy ghost Pokemon, with a penchant for mischief. Should you want to pursue, one is supposedly haunting the Dogpatch. They're more common at night.

32. Golbat

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Financial District
San Francisco, CA

Unlike the ubiquitous Zubat, Golbat is a bit more reclusive. Also, it's the most terrifying thing we've ever seen. One Redditor brought a Golbat out of hiding in the Financial District over the weekend, in response to the thousands of its Zubat cousins who have been nabbed.

33. Goldeen

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Islais Creek
San Francisco, CA 94124

True story, one guy caught a Goldeen in a sushi restaurant in San Bruno on Sunday. But in the city, you'll have more luck around open water like Islais Creek.

34. Golduck

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McNab Lake
San Francisco, CA 94134

In Japan, Golduck resembles a folkloric water spirit that drowns passersby in bodies of water. But in truth, Golduck is a mostly benevolent presence who actually rescues endangered swimmers in the likes of McNab Lake. (Books, covers, judging, etc.)

35. Golem

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John F Kennedy Dr & 47th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94121

This Pokemon sheds its stony shell once per year. If you ever noticed any weird outcroppings around 47th and JFK Drive, now you know what they are.

36. Graveler

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3rd St & Folsom St
San Francisco, CA 94107

Gravelers, being little different from the rocks of which they're composed, are among the slowest moving of Pokemon, and generally prefer to roll downhill. Why this one was wandering around one of the flattest parts of town we'll never know, but it probably made it easier to catch.

37. Grimer

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900 Great Hwy
San Francisco, CA 94121

Ew! Imagine stepping on one of these things next time you're at Ocean Beach. We recommend closed-toe shoes for the rest of the season, as a rule.

38. Growlithe

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Lands End, 680 Point Lobos Ave
San Francisco, CA 94121

The puppy version of an Aracanine will melt your heart at Lands End. It will also melt anything else at Lands End, because of course, it breathes fire.

39. Gyarados

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The Embarcadero & Beach St
San Francisco, CA 94133

A local woman "spent all day at Pier 39 catching Magikarps" before finally stumbling on the karp's big, big, BIG brother. Although we should probably be worried about it capsizing cargo ships, it will likely draw even more tourists to the neighborhood. (Move over, Bushman.)

40. Haunter

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Lower Nob Hill
San Francisco, CA

Another ghost Pokemon, Haunter is just plain up to no good. If you want to risk it, a Facebook tipster has caught two ghosting around the Tendernob at night.

41. Hitmonchan

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Japantown
San Francisco, CA 94115

This fighting Pokemon is named for Chinese martial arts star Jackie Chan, but was nevertheless sighted in Japantown. The 38 Geary Muni line is a great route for scoping out Pokemon across many neighborhoods.

42. Hitmonlee

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1710 Octavia St
San Francisco, CA 94109

The Hitmonlee around the Buddhist Churches of America building on Octavia Street got away from our tipster, so it might still be there. The spring-legged fighting Pokemon was named after Bruce Lee.

43. Horsea

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Sutro Baths, 680 Point Lobos Ave
San Francisco, CA 94121

Horseas subsist partly on mossy rocks, so of course they're attracted to the Sutro Baths.

44. Ivysaur

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Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St
San Francisco, CA 94108

If the California heat is good to your Bulbasaur, it will eventually bloom into an Ivysaur. Or you can make like a local Academy of Art Student on Sunday and catch one at Grace Cathedral. It actually wasn't hard; poor little guy couldn't find his way out of the labyrinth.

45. Jigglypuff

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Christopher Playground
San Francisco, CA 94131

Jigglypuff can sing any creature to sleep in seconds, making the Christopher Playground Jigglypuffs a new parent's best friend. Nap time is now compulsory.

46. Jolteon

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Great Hwy & Fulton St
San Francisco, CA 94121

Jolteon, the lightning-infused upgrade of an Eevee snagged in the far west side of Golden Gate Park, generates electricity with its spiny fur. So however much you may want to pet one, DON'T.

47. Jynx

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Yerba Buena Gardens, 750 Howard St
San Francisco, CA 94103

It's a tall order to manage to be the weirdest looking Pokemon in the world. But here's Jynx. Gamers spotted it doings its thing (whatever that may be, precisely...) at Yerba Buena Gardens, but Jynx is clearly missing its real calling at Beach Blanket Babylon.

48. Kabuto

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Japantown, Peace Pagoda
San Francisco, CA 94115

These fossil Pokemon (apparently fond of clinging to the Japantown Peace Pagoda) look alarming, but they're generally pretty mellow.

49. Kabutops

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Inner Richmond
San Francisco, CA

This prehistoric Pokemon prefer to be left alone. Gee, a friendly looking guy like that, who'd have thought?

50. Kakuna

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1310 Junipero Serra Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94132

The unassuming seeming Kakunas at Lake Merced would make intriguing new obstacles at the nearby gold course. Until they hatch, that is...

51. Kingler

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46th Ave & Vicente St
San Francisco, CA 94116

Deadly red algae blooms never get Kingler and his crabby pokecousins in the Sunset down, and the season never closes.

52. Koffing

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Sharon Meadow, 320 Bowling Green Dr
San Francisco, CA 94118

We should probably be annoyed about this greenhouse gas expelling Pokemon floating around Hippie Hill. But it just looks so cheerful that asking the thing to move on is surprisingly difficult.

53. Krabby

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India Basin
San Francisco, CA

It's not dungeness, but it'll do in a pinch. They pop up in any given San Francisco waterway.

54. Lapras

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Ocean Beach, 712 Great Hwy
San Francisco, CA 94121

A gentle sea beast that enjoys ferrying people over open water. Really, we should be setting these things loose in the bay to compliment service to Sausalito, but like most water Pokemon, locals have been chasing them along Ocean Beach

55. Lickitung

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Coit Tower, 1 Telegraph Hill Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94133

You know if you keep making that face it'll get stuck that way. Like Jynx, Lickitung is seriously weird, even by Pokemon standards. It seems to like Coit Tower, so hopefully it keeps its tongue away from those priceless proletarian murals.

56. Machamp

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Dolores St & 20th St
San Francisco, CA 94114

Machamp, the final form of Machop, is a fighting Pokemon that can throw 500 punches per second. Granted, lots of bros in Dolores Park make similar claims, but how many have the physique to follow through?

57. Machop

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Washington St & Taylor St
San Francisco, CA 94108

A tenacious fighting Pokemon, caught right next to the Cable Car Museum. Able to life five times its own body weight, Machop were employed to pull the cars in 19th century San Francisco. (Or so we're told.)

58. Magikarp

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Lake Merced
San Francisco, CA 94132

The hapless, flopping Magikarp is woefully ubiquitous near any body of water. It might not seem worth catching, but honestly, does this thing look like it can get by without your help? Have a heart.

59. Magmar

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Bosworth St & Elk St
San Francisco, CA 94131

Magmars heal by swimming in molten lava. Since there are no active volcanoes in Glen Park, it's presumably lost.

60. Magnemite

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670 Kezar Dr
San Francisco, CA 94118

No, those aren't drones over Golden Gate Park. Well, actually, a lot of them probably are. Tell you what, chuck a ball at them, see what happens.

61. Magneton

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Ocean Beach Fire Pits
San Francisco, CA 94121

It's three for the price of one with this magnetically bonded Pokemon. One washed up on Ocean Beach over the weekend, so apparently people really will throw any old thing into the Pacific these days.

62. Mankey

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Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA

Golden Gate Park is lousy with these aggravated pig monkeys and their hot tempers. For the love of Moses, keep them away from the archery range.

63. Meowth

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Noriega St & 35th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122

Yes, the Meowths in the Sunset are cute, but they have a habit of stealing loose change. That's going to get out of hand pretty soon.

64. Metapod

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19th Ave & Sloat Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94132

The lowly Caterpie eventually becomes the stoic Metapod, resting comfortably in the cool shadows of Stern Grove and, presumably, grooving to George Clinton live in concert.

65. Mew

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Mile Rock
San Francisco, CA

Some joker has taken to reporting sightings of the ultimate Pokemon in the middle of the bay or the Pacific Ocean. This is probably a joke about Mew's obscurity; in the original Pokemon game, players could catch Mew only by exploiting a glitch in the game's code.

66. Moltres

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Potrero Hill
San Francisco, CA

Take this one with a grain of salt, but one Redditor reports spotting a rare, spectacular flaming Moltres somewhere near the Potrero Hill/Mission border. Investigate, if you dare...

67. Muk

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Union Square
San Francisco, CA 94108

We should probably be working a lot harder to keep Muk away from the touristy areas like Union Square. Problem is, even the sit/lie laws don't work on this thing, since it has no anatomical ability to sit OR lie.

68. Nidoking

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Strawberry Hill
San Francisco, CA 94118

Everyday Nidorans can be caught almost anywhere, but Nidoking has eked out a fief for itself in Golden Gate Park. No sightings of Nidoqueen yet, but we can't imagine they settled far away from each other. Unless someone's in the doghouse?

69. Nidoran

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Powell St. Station, 899 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94103

For obvious reasons, a lot of Pokemon hunting is happening on and around BART, like this spiny, poisonous Pokemon snagged at Powell Street Station.

70. Nidorina

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Folsom St & Bernal Heights Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110

Nidorina and Nidorino have reportedly followed the lead of so many other young couples in San Francisco and set up housekeeping in Bernal Heights.

71. Nidorino

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Folsom St & Bernal Heights Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110

It's nice to see a working family can still afford a place in the neighborhood.

72. Ninetales

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San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge
San Francisco, CA

It's tough to show up the lights on the Bay Bridge, but Ninetales, classiest and most tasteful of all Pokemon, comes close.

73. Oddish

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Bernal Heights Park
San Francisco, CA 94110

Once, huge swaths of San Francisco were covered by wild grasslands of the sort Oddish are partial to. Now, Bernal Heights Park is one of a handful of throwbacks to ancient San Francisco's ecosystem, so it's only natural Oddish would dot its hillsides.

74. Omanyte

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Folsom St & San Francisco Bicycle Rte 5
San Francisco, CA 94105

Yes, these shell-bearing fossil Pokemon are supposed to be extinct. But not only are they at large in San Francisco, they seem to be fond of Cupid's Span. Alert the Academy of Sciences.

75. Onix

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Sunset Reservoir Park, 1900-1998 28th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122

Mighty Onix is devastated by water, so the local ones have cleverly set up shop near the one giant body of water that we can't easily access: Sunset Reservoir.

76. Paras

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Geary Blvd & Fillmore St
San Francisco, CA 94115

Paras is both a bug and a fungus. Don't question it. They're easy to find, but if you're coming up short for some reason, try the Geary and Folsom underpass. (At least someone like that thing.)

77. Parasect

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The Embarcadero & Harrison St
San Francisco, CA 94105

We'll level with you: We spent five minutes studying up on the Pokecology of the Parasect, and it was one of the biggest mistakes we ever made. These things are bad news, and if they're really growing in the Muni stop at Harrison and Embarcadero, we need to clean that place up fast.

78. Pidgeot

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5200 Diamond Heights Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94131

The way more badass, upgraded version of a Pidgey, Pidgeots have been spotted soaring around Diamond Heights. Their favorite prey is Magikarps, as if those poor guys didn't have enough problems.

79. Pidgey

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Bayview Park, Le Conte Ave
San Francisco, CA 94124

These agitated avians have the first catch of starting Pokemon players for 20 years now. You can find them in almost any parks. (Indeed, try not to.)

80. Pikachu

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Fort Miley
San Francisco, CA 94121

Originally just another lightning themed Pokemon (albeit an alarmingly cute one), the cartoon series turned Pikachu into the mascot for the entire franchise. They seem to favor the far west side of the city, like Lands End.

81. Pinsir

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Civic Center
San Francisco, CA 94102

Whoa! Though this hulking, perpetually angry bug Pokemon favors the parks, one BART rider caught his just outside of the Civic Center Station. As if your commute wasn't hassle enough already.

82. Poliwag

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1690 John F Kennedy Dr
San Francisco, CA 94121

Poliwag is supposed to be a freshwater Pokemon. Maybe that's why its left the beach and headed to the Beach Chalet.

83. Poliwhirl

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Kirkham St & La Playa St
San Francisco, CA 94122

Poliwags eventually grow up into hypnotic Poliwhirls. When not in the water, Poliwhirls constantly sweat oil. This is more information than you probably needed.

84. Ponyta

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2200 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94114

Did anyone card this Ponyta before a Redditor caught it at the Brewcade? There's not really a legal drinking age for flaming pony Pokemon, but you should still check.

85. Psyduck

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Stow Lake Dr
San Francisco, CA 94118

Poor Psycduck really has trouble getting its act together. A dip in Stow Lake helps it chill out.

86. Rapidash

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Golden Gate Bridge
San Francisco, CA

Rapidash can clear 150 MPH in a straightaway like the Golden Gate Bridge. If it has FasTrak, we'll never catch it.

87. Raticate

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450 10th St
San Francisco, CA 94103

Somebody caught a Raticate at the 10th Street Costco on Friday. The health inspector is NOT going to be cool with this.

88. Rattata

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Townsend and 8th
San Francisco, CA 94103

Since 1996, Rattata has been the most predictably easy-to-catch Pokemon in the world. San Francisco is no exception, with the little purple critters scampering around most neighborhoods, and virtually all of the parks.

89. Rhydon

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1111 Gough St
San Francisco, CA 94109

Rhydon is what happens when a Rhyhorn stands up and starts walking. That, of course is a miracle, so it makes sense that our tipster caught one right outside the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption in Japantown.

90. Rhyhorn

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Mission St & 16th St
San Francisco, CA 94103

The Monster on the Mission has nothing on this rocky rhino Pokemon. It's almost impossible for a charging Rhyhorn to turn, so we're not sure how it's taking to the red lanes on Mission Street.

91. Sandshrew

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Stern Grove Dog Park, 100 Vale Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132

The police department in Darwin, Australia, had to ask players to stop wandering into their station in pursuit of Sandshrews. You'll have a much easier time getting into Stern Grove.

92. Sandslash

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San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
San Francisco, CA 94109

As a ground-type Pokemon devastated by water, Sandslash should probably stay away from Maritime Park. But if the rest of us can't resist a walk along the water, why should it?

93. Scyther

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3151 Ortega St
San Francisco, CA 94122

What's with the scary Pokemon in the western neighborhoods? Fans caught a Scyther at AP Giannini Middle School last week. That must have been an education.

94. Seel

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Sea Lion Colony
San Francisco, CA 94133

Where else in San Francisco would you find a Seel but Pier 39? Seel is supposed to be an Arctic Pokemon, but maybe it's in town visiting relatives at the docks.

95. Shellder

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912 Great Hwy
San Francisco, CA 94121

The Shellders of Ocean Beach are downright rude, with their tongues wagging in the surf all the time. Since they're the traditional prey of the Omanytes we know are in town also, they'd better clean up their act if they want to take refuge in the relative safety of a Pokeball.

96. Slowbro

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Slowbro is one laid back dude, considering that his tail has been turned into a perpetual chew toy. Normally he hangs out at the beach, but we assume that he popped into Westfield Centre after evolving to look for accessories to compliment his new look.

97. Slowpoke

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Yacht Rd
San Francisco, CA

Slowpoke isn't hard to catch. It's the Jeff Lebowski of Pokemon. If you can't find one near the waterline, it probably just got distracted by its own thumbs.

98. Snorlax

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Market St & Church St
San Francisco, CA 94114

This enormous, narcoleptic Pokemon is among the hardest to find (presumably because it's so rarely mobile), but a shopper caught one Sunday at the Safeway on Church and Market.

99. Spearow

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Douglass Playground Tennis Courts, 1098 Douglass St
San Francisco, CA 94131

The calls of the Spearows of Douglass Playground can be heard half a mile away, says Bulbapedia. Which is really annoying, actually.

100. Squirtle

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Embarcadero Station, 298 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94111

Squirtles seem to be frequent BART riders. Clearly, they're fans of the Transbay Tube.

101. Starmie

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500 Great Hwy
San Francisco, CA 94121

Starmie is only supposed to live at the deepest of ocean depths. But game designers don't want you to take your phone free diving, so these ones have uncharacteristically come ashore at Ocean Beach.

102. Staryu

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Lafayette Park, Gough St.
San Francisco, CA 94109

To the greatest degree possible, Niantic Labs wants Pokemon to show up in locations that would make suitable habitats for them, which is why so many water Pokemon congregate at Ocean Beach. But since not every city has a lot of open water, Pokemon will wander from their comfort zones, like the Staryu one user caught at Lafayette Park.

103. Tangela

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Market St & Gough St
San Francisco, CA 94103

Of course, even when you catch one of these vine-wrapped Pokemon, it's a little hard to tell what you've actually got. A Facebook tipster tells us that the numbers 6 and 7 Muni stops near Gough and Market might be a favorite hangout for them.

104. Tauros

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Fort Mason
San Francisco, CA

We know what you're thinking, but despite their bovine aspect, you're probably not going to see Tauros Tacos at Off the Grid at Fort Mason anytime soon. The FDA won't have it.

105. Tentacool

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300 Great Hwy
San Francisco, CA 94121

Some of a Tentacool's natural defense mechanisms are powered by sunlight. Making the Ocean Beach Tentacool's the most frequently helpless Pokemon in the world.

106. Tentacruel

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pier 17 The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94111

In the now venerable original series Pokemon cartoon, a Tentacruel destroyed a good portion of a city. Hopefully they lay off the Exploratorium (where users caught one late Sunday evening) and just stick to admiring the Strandbeests.

107. Vaporeon

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Marina Green, Marina Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94123

Your Haight Street Eevee might grow into a Vaporeon on its own, of course. But if it decides blue just isn't its color, other Vaporeons sometimes lounge near the water on the Marina.

108. Venonat

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Geary Blvd
San Francisco, CA

Venonat is nearly ubiquitous across San Francisco. Which is alarming, when you consider that its entire body is poisonous. If you for some reason can't find one, try the 38 Geary corridor.

109. Venusaur

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2 Marina Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94123

When the army decamped Fort Mason, their cute little Bulbasaur mascot decided to stay. All these years later, it's not so little anymore...

110. Vileplume

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Parkside Square & Bob Chemey Field
San Francisco, CA 94116

Mind the outfield at Bob Cherney Field, since Vileplume explodes in paralyzing pollen when provoked. Maybe just let that fly ball drop.

111. Voltorb

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1000 Great Hwy
San Francisco, CA 94121

The Voltorbs at the Beach Chalet look hostile, but that's only because they're about to self-destruct.

112. Vulpix

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Diamond Heights Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94131

Vulpix could become a trendy pet in residential neighborhoods like Diamond Heights. The fact that it breathes fires might impact your deposit, though.

113. Wartortle

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Dolores St & 19th St
San Francisco, CA 94110

One more time: Wartortle wants you to PICK UP YOUR TRASH at Dolores Park. Its first name is "war," do you want to mess with that?

114. Weedle

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Fillmore St & Sacramento St
San Francisco, CA 94115

The humble, unassuming Weedle can be found crawling around almost anywhere in the city, including a Starbucks on Fillmore and Sacramento. This suggests a forthcoming Beedrill infestation in Pac Heights, which might affect property values a bit.

115. Weepinbell

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China Basin Park
San Francisco, CA 94158

Cute little Bellsprouts eventually grow into deadly, acid-spitting Weepinbells. And boy, do they look surprised about it. Word has it they lurk in the trees at China Basin Park.

116. Weezing

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Leland Ave & Elliot St
San Francisco, CA 94134

Koffing is gross but admittedly cute. Its big brother Weezing, on the other hand, is downright alarming. A local caught one floating around Leland and Elliot, and if you see one, be sure to snag it as well; they tend to explode, so it's important to keep them out of residential neighborhoods.

117. Wigglytuff

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Clement St
San Francisco, CA

Bouncy, rubbery Wigglytuff loves apples above all else, so of course players have seen it bounding around the Richmond, helping itself to the produce markets.

118. Zubat

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Noe Valley
San Francisco, CA

If you haven't caught a Zubat yet, it's because you just don't care. These things are so thick in every San Francisco neighborhood that one Twitter user dubbed them "the new tech bros."

119. Pikachu

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231 Sansome St
San Francisco, CA 94104

The game's unofficial mascot was found by two Vox media members here. Great place to find balls, too!

120. Staryu

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97 Stillman St
San Francisco, CA 94107

Typically found near bodies of water (Ocean Bean, we hear, is a good spot), this starfish was found in SOMA near Third Street.

121. Tangela

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100 Blanken Ave
San Francisco, CA 94134

A tipster tells us that they found Tangela in Little Hollywood. Go get it!

122. Koffing

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150 Spear St
San Francisco, CA 94105

We spotted this gassy guy in front of 150 Spear near the Embarcadero.

123. Lickitung

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103 Stillman St
San Francisco, CA 94107

We saw this guy sticking this tongue out at us near the Clocktower building in SoMa. How rude!

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1. Abra

San Francisco State University, Greenhouse 2, 1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132

Abra is probably having trouble keeping up with its summer courses at SFSU, since the last time it woke up was early May. Of course, it never enrolled in the first place; teleporting at will means you can crash whatever class you want.

San Francisco State University, Greenhouse 2, 1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132

2. Aerodactyl

Patricia's Green, Octavia St, San Francisco, CA 94102

Despite its fearsome appearance, this prehistoric Pokemon subsists entirely on fruit. Hayes Valley's organic produce has obviously attracted its discriminating palette.

Patricia's Green, Octavia St
San Francisco, CA 94102

3. Arbok

5214 Diamond Heights Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94131

We're not sure precisely what this giant cobra Pokemon was shopping for at the Diamond Heights Shopping Center. It's already got the world's most intense hoodie, what else does it need?

5214 Diamond Heights Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94131

4. Aracanine

Little Hollywood Park, San Francisco, CA 94134

This loyal and steadfast dog/tiger Pokemon would, presumably, have its run of any dog park in the city. One Redditor found one all the way down in Little Hollywood Park

Little Hollywood Park
San Francisco, CA 94134

5. Bellsprout

John McLaren Park, 100 John F Shelley Dr, San Francisco, CA 94134

Plucky Bellsprout can be dug up almost anywhere in Northern California. So say leading Pokeherbologists at UC Berkeley, that is. But grass Pokemon in general pop up most often in city green spaces, so if you still need one, hunt around.

John McLaren Park, 100 John F Shelley Dr
San Francisco, CA 94134

6. Beedrill

Frederick St & Clayton St, San Francisco, CA 94117

Beedrills are highly territorial, and they've been seen buzzing around Cole Valley. And why not? It's a nice neighborhood. Clearly, Beedrill have highly developed instincts for finding prime real estate.

Frederick St & Clayton St
San Francisco, CA 94117

7. Blastoise

Telegraph Hill Blvd & Filbert, San Francisco, CA 94133

When Squirtles grow up, they get some hardware and an attitude. Gamers spotted a Blastoise near Coit Tower on Saturday night. Note that Blastoise does not need the elevator to get to the top of the tower. Blastoise goes wherever it wants.

Telegraph Hill Blvd & Filbert
San Francisco, CA 94133

8. Bulbasaur

San Francisco Ferry Bldg, 1 Sausalito - San Francisco Ferry Bldg, San Francisco, CA 94111

It makes sense that Bulbasaur, too, would be attracted to organic produce in places like the Ferry Building. After all, Bulbasaur IS organic produce

San Francisco Ferry Bldg, 1 Sausalito - San Francisco Ferry Bldg
San Francisco, CA 94111

9. Butterfree

Lafayette Park, Gough St., San Francisco, CA 94109

Sure, Butterfree looks cute and harmless, but its wings are covered in and constantly dropping poisonous powder. Yikes. Maybe you should skip Lafayette Park this weekend after all?

Lafayette Park, Gough St.
San Francisco, CA 94109

10. Caterpie

Lake Merced Park, San Francisco, CA 94132

Humble Caterpie is an easy catch almost anywhere in the city. A lot of bug Pokemon seem to have been sighted around Lake Merced, so if you're for some reason short, take a trip down there.

Lake Merced Park
San Francisco, CA 94132

11. Chansey

Polk St, San Francisco, CA

Chansey is tough to find, despite its peculiar habit of wandering around and giving delicious eggs to people. (We don't know either.) A Redditor spotted one wandering Polk Street on Saturday Night, presumably waiting for the morning brunch crowd.

Polk St
San Francisco, CA

12. Charizard

Rincon Park, San Francisco, CA 94105

Despite appearances, Charizard is not actually a dragon Pokemon. Not that anyone really cares, because holy crap, Charizard! Players caught one near Cupid's Span on Saturday. Is Charizard a fan of public art, or did the Bay Lights just distract it?

Rincon Park
San Francisco, CA 94105

13. Charmander

2 Harrison St, San Francisco, CA 94105

A red hot starter Pokemon and fan favorite for 20 years. A weekend trainer caught one wandering around the Mozilla building on the Embarcadero, presumably trying to pick a fight with the Firefox.

2 Harrison St
San Francisco, CA 94105

14. Charmeleon

25th Ave & Quintara St, San Francisco, CA 94116

By the time Charmanders migrate to the Sunset from the Embarcadero, they've upgraded to Charmeleons. Charmeleons tend to be jerks, so we'd prefer they stick to less dense neighborhoods.

25th Ave & Quintara St
San Francisco, CA 94116

15. Clefable

601 Eddy St, San Francisco, CA 94109

One of the rarest of all Pokemon (so says Bulbapedia), one was caught right outside Chambers in the Tenderloin. Yes, that's just how good Chambers is, people.

601 Eddy St
San Francisco, CA 94109

16. Clefairy

Golden Gate Park Panhandle Children's Playground, 501 Stanyan St, San Francisco, CA 94117

With its habit of dancing on the night of the full moon, Clefairy would have felt right at home during the Haight's Age of Aquarius. It's a bit late, but help it get acclimated to the neighborhood anyway.

Golden Gate Park Panhandle Children's Playground, 501 Stanyan St
San Francisco, CA 94117

17. Cubone

Lincoln Way & 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122

The loneliest of all Pokemon, you can track this sad little guy to his reported hangout around 9th Avenue and Lincoln by the sound of its crying. Assuming you want to, of course; that femur club isn't for looks.

Lincoln Way & 9th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122

18. Diglett

101 Henry Adams St, San Francisco, CA 94103

These burrowing Pokemon can't possibly be good for street upkeep. If you spot any around the Design District, round them up before they do serious damage to DPW's budget.

101 Henry Adams St
San Francisco, CA 94103

19. Dodrio

Mayfair Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118

The triple header cousin of a Dodrio rounded up near the Lake Merced Golf Club has three separate brains and personalities, which means it can never, ever settle on a tee time.

Mayfair Dr
San Francisco, CA 94118

20. Doduo

3rd St & Paul Ave, San Francisco, CA 94124

Word is flying Pokemon are more common around SFO. But the doubly birdbrained Doduo is a common sight across the city, so no need to go all that way just for its sake.

3rd St & Paul Ave
San Francisco, CA 94124

21. Dragonite

Sigmund Stern Recreation Grove, Sloat Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94132

Take note: Dragonite, the flying, more evolved cousins of Dratini, was spotted but not caught in Stern Grove last week, so it may still be at large. Very large.

Sigmund Stern Recreation Grove, Sloat Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94132

22. Dratini

Great Hwy & Rivera St, San Francisco, CA 94116

Locals seem particularly eager to catch one of these snakelike water dragon Pokemon. But where along the city's sprawling shoreline is it likely to come aground? A tipster tells us he was lucky enough to stumble on his catch near Rivera Street. If you don't want to wander all the way out to the Sunset, a tipster tells us he caught several in Jefferson Square Park.

Great Hwy & Rivera St
San Francisco, CA 94116

23. Drowzee

UCSF Mission Bay, San Francisco, CA 94158

Here's the deal: First, Drowzee puts you to sleep. Then, it eats your dreams through your nose. We know that a stay at the UCSF hospital in Mission Bay was probably scary enough already without adding this, but what are you gonna do?

UCSF Mission Bay
San Francisco, CA 94158

24. Eevee

Haight St, San Francisco, CA

The versatile and dangerously adorable Eevee seems to be quite common throughout our eclectic city. One Twitter user picked his up right on Haight Street, where it presumably had flowers in its fur.

Haight St
San Francisco, CA

25. Ekans

Hippie Hill, San Francisco, CA 94117

Watch your step, as these slithering Pokemon (whose name is just "snake" backwards) have been creeping into Golden Gate Park, in search of either Pidgey eggs or Pokemon GO players (the only thing more frequently encountered in the park over the weekend than the Pidgeys).

Hippie Hill
San Francisco, CA 94117

26. Electabuzz

Heron's Head Park, Jennings St, San Francisco, CA 94124

Electabuzz tends to explode when the mood strikes it. Given that, we wish it wouldn't hang out in Heron's Head Park. But please don't tell Electabuzz that; it might explode.

Heron's Head Park, Jennings St
San Francisco, CA 94124

27. Fearow

Mission Dolores Park, 19th Street, San Francisco, CA 94114

We cannot stress this enough: Fearows want you to PICK UP YOUR TRASH at Dolores Park. That is not a face that suggests a vast surplus of patience

Mission Dolores Park, 19th Street
San Francisco, CA 94114

28. Flareon

Columbia Square, San Francisco, CA 94103

Players are still debating how to get their Eevees to evolve into Flareons (or its other potential upgrades, Jolteon and Vaporeon). Of course, you could just head down to Columbia Square Park (designed by David Baker Architects) and try to catch a pre-evolved one.

Columbia Square
San Francisco, CA 94103

29. Exeggcute

Martin Luther King Jr Dr & Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118

Poor Exeggcute can't help but get its shells cracked. Maybe this is why Redditors spotted it taking it easy at the Japanese Tea Garden.

Martin Luther King Jr Dr & Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr
San Francisco, CA 94118

30. Gastly

California St & Arguello Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118

Sightseers spotted this sinister ghost Pokemon floating around Laurel Heights. Developers decided it was inappropriate to put ghost Pokemon in actual cemeteries, but of course, this neighborhood had several graveyards once upon a time, and possibly a few leftover graves...

California St & Arguello Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94118

31. Gengar

Dogpatch, San Francisco, CA 94107

Another creepy ghost Pokemon, with a penchant for mischief. Should you want to pursue, one is supposedly haunting the Dogpatch. They're more common at night.

Dogpatch
San Francisco, CA 94107

32. Golbat

Financial District, San Francisco, CA

Unlike the ubiquitous Zubat, Golbat is a bit more reclusive. Also, it's the most terrifying thing we've ever seen. One Redditor brought a Golbat out of hiding in the Financial District over the weekend, in response to the thousands of its Zubat cousins who have been nabbed.

Financial District
San Francisco, CA

33. Goldeen

Islais Creek, San Francisco, CA 94124

True story, one guy caught a Goldeen in a sushi restaurant in San Bruno on Sunday. But in the city, you'll have more luck around open water like Islais Creek.

Islais Creek
San Francisco, CA 94124

34. Golduck

McNab Lake, San Francisco, CA 94134

In Japan, Golduck resembles a folkloric water spirit that drowns passersby in bodies of water. But in truth, Golduck is a mostly benevolent presence who actually rescues endangered swimmers in the likes of McNab Lake. (Books, covers, judging, etc.)

McNab Lake
San Francisco, CA 94134

35. Golem

John F Kennedy Dr & 47th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121

This Pokemon sheds its stony shell once per year. If you ever noticed any weird outcroppings around 47th and JFK Drive, now you know what they are.

John F Kennedy Dr & 47th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94121

36. Graveler

3rd St & Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94107

Gravelers, being little different from the rocks of which they're composed, are among the slowest moving of Pokemon, and generally prefer to roll downhill. Why this one was wandering around one of the flattest parts of town we'll never know, but it probably made it easier to catch.

3rd St & Folsom St
San Francisco, CA 94107

37. Grimer

900 Great Hwy, San Francisco, CA 94121

Ew! Imagine stepping on one of these things next time you're at Ocean Beach. We recommend closed-toe shoes for the rest of the season, as a rule.

900 Great Hwy
San Francisco, CA 94121

38. Growlithe

Lands End, 680 Point Lobos Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121

The puppy version of an Aracanine will melt your heart at Lands End. It will also melt anything else at Lands End, because of course, it breathes fire.

Lands End, 680 Point Lobos Ave
San Francisco, CA 94121

39. Gyarados

The Embarcadero & Beach St, San Francisco, CA 94133

A local woman "spent all day at Pier 39 catching Magikarps" before finally stumbling on the karp's big, big, BIG brother. Although we should probably be worried about it capsizing cargo ships, it will likely draw even more tourists to the neighborhood. (Move over, Bushman.)

The Embarcadero & Beach St
San Francisco, CA 94133

40. Haunter

Lower Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA

Another ghost Pokemon, Haunter is just plain up to no good. If you want to risk it, a Facebook tipster has caught two ghosting around the Tendernob at night.

Lower Nob Hill
San Francisco, CA

41. Hitmonchan

Japantown, San Francisco, CA 94115

This fighting Pokemon is named for Chinese martial arts star Jackie Chan, but was nevertheless sighted in Japantown. The 38 Geary Muni line is a great route for scoping out Pokemon across many neighborhoods.

Japantown
San Francisco, CA 94115

42. Hitmonlee

1710 Octavia St, San Francisco, CA 94109

The Hitmonlee around the Buddhist Churches of America building on Octavia Street got away from our tipster, so it might still be there. The spring-legged fighting Pokemon was named after Bruce Lee.

1710 Octavia St
San Francisco, CA 94109

43. Horsea

Sutro Baths, 680 Point Lobos Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121

Horseas subsist partly on mossy rocks, so of course they're attracted to the Sutro Baths.

Sutro Baths, 680 Point Lobos Ave
San Francisco, CA 94121

44. Ivysaur

Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St, San Francisco, CA 94108

If the California heat is good to your Bulbasaur, it will eventually bloom into an Ivysaur. Or you can make like a local Academy of Art Student on Sunday and catch one at Grace Cathedral. It actually wasn't hard; poor little guy couldn't find his way out of the labyrinth.

Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St
San Francisco, CA 94108

45. Jigglypuff

Christopher Playground, San Francisco, CA 94131

Jigglypuff can sing any creature to sleep in seconds, making the Christopher Playground Jigglypuffs a new parent's best friend. Nap time is now compulsory.

Christopher Playground
San Francisco, CA 94131

46. Jolteon

Great Hwy & Fulton St, San Francisco, CA 94121

Jolteon, the lightning-infused upgrade of an Eevee snagged in the far west side of Golden Gate Park, generates electricity with its spiny fur. So however much you may want to pet one, DON'T.

Great Hwy & Fulton St
San Francisco, CA 94121

47. Jynx

Yerba Buena Gardens, 750 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103

It's a tall order to manage to be the weirdest looking Pokemon in the world. But here's Jynx. Gamers spotted it doings its thing (whatever that may be, precisely...) at Yerba Buena Gardens, but Jynx is clearly missing its real calling at Beach Blanket Babylon.

Yerba Buena Gardens, 750 Howard St
San Francisco, CA 94103

48. Kabuto

Japantown, Peace Pagoda, San Francisco, CA 94115

These fossil Pokemon (apparently fond of clinging to the Japantown Peace Pagoda) look alarming, but they're generally pretty mellow.

Japantown, Peace Pagoda
San Francisco, CA 94115

49. Kabutops

Inner Richmond, San Francisco, CA

This prehistoric Pokemon prefer to be left alone. Gee, a friendly looking guy like that, who'd have thought?

Inner Richmond
San Francisco, CA

50. Kakuna

1310 Junipero Serra Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94132

The unassuming seeming Kakunas at Lake Merced would make intriguing new obstacles at the nearby gold course. Until they hatch, that is...

1310 Junipero Serra Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94132

51. Kingler

46th Ave & Vicente St, San Francisco, CA 94116

Deadly red algae blooms never get Kingler and his crabby pokecousins in the Sunset down, and the season never closes.

46th Ave & Vicente St
San Francisco, CA 94116

52. Koffing

Sharon Meadow, 320 Bowling Green Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118

We should probably be annoyed about this greenhouse gas expelling Pokemon floating around Hippie Hill. But it just looks so cheerful that asking the thing to move on is surprisingly difficult.

Sharon Meadow, 320 Bowling Green Dr
San Francisco, CA 94118

53. Krabby

India Basin, San Francisco, CA

It's not dungeness, but it'll do in a pinch. They pop up in any given San Francisco waterway.

India Basin
San Francisco, CA

54. Lapras

Ocean Beach, 712 Great Hwy, San Francisco, CA 94121

A gentle sea beast that enjoys ferrying people over open water. Really, we should be setting these things loose in the bay to compliment service to Sausalito, but like most water Pokemon, locals have been chasing them along Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach, 712 Great Hwy
San Francisco, CA 94121

55. Lickitung

Coit Tower, 1 Telegraph Hill Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94133

You know if you keep making that face it'll get stuck that way. Like Jynx, Lickitung is seriously weird, even by Pokemon standards. It seems to like Coit Tower, so hopefully it keeps its tongue away from those priceless proletarian murals.

Coit Tower, 1 Telegraph Hill Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94133

56. Machamp

Dolores St & 20th St, San Francisco, CA 94114

Machamp, the final form of Machop, is a fighting Pokemon that can throw 500 punches per second. Granted, lots of bros in Dolores Park make similar claims, but how many have the physique to follow through?

Dolores St & 20th St
San Francisco, CA 94114

57. Machop

Washington St & Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94108

A tenacious fighting Pokemon, caught right next to the Cable Car Museum. Able to life five times its own body weight, Machop were employed to pull the cars in 19th century San Francisco. (Or so we're told.)

Washington St & Taylor St
San Francisco, CA 94108

58. Magikarp

Lake Merced, San Francisco, CA 94132

The hapless, flopping Magikarp is woefully ubiquitous near any body of water. It might not seem worth catching, but honestly, does this thing look like it can get by without your help? Have a heart.

Lake Merced
San Francisco, CA 94132

59. Magmar

Bosworth St & Elk St, San Francisco, CA 94131

Magmars heal by swimming in molten lava. Since there are no active volcanoes in Glen Park, it's presumably lost.

Bosworth St & Elk St
San Francisco, CA 94131

60. Magnemite

670 Kezar Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118

No, those aren't drones over Golden Gate Park. Well, actually, a lot of them probably are. Tell you what, chuck a ball at them, see what happens.

670 Kezar Dr
San Francisco, CA 94118

61. Magneton

Ocean Beach Fire Pits, San Francisco, CA 94121

It's three for the price of one with this magnetically bonded Pokemon. One washed up on Ocean Beach over the weekend, so apparently people really will throw any old thing into the Pacific these days.

Ocean Beach Fire Pits
San Francisco, CA 94121

62. Mankey

Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA

Golden Gate Park is lousy with these aggravated pig monkeys and their hot tempers. For the love of Moses, keep them away from the archery range.

Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA

63. Meowth

Noriega St & 35th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122

Yes, the Meowths in the Sunset are cute, but they have a habit of stealing loose change. That's going to get out of hand pretty soon.

Noriega St & 35th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122

64. Metapod

19th Ave & Sloat Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94132

The lowly Caterpie eventually becomes the stoic Metapod, resting comfortably in the cool shadows of Stern Grove and, presumably, grooving to George Clinton live in concert.

19th Ave & Sloat Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94132

65. Mew

Mile Rock, San Francisco, CA

Some joker has taken to reporting sightings of the ultimate Pokemon in the middle of the bay or the Pacific Ocean. This is probably a joke about Mew's obscurity; in the original Pokemon game, players could catch Mew only by exploiting a glitch in the game's code.

Mile Rock
San Francisco, CA

66. Moltres

Potrero Hill, San Francisco, CA

Take this one with a grain of salt, but one Redditor reports spotting a rare, spectacular flaming Moltres somewhere near the Potrero Hill/Mission border. Investigate, if you dare...

Potrero Hill
San Francisco, CA

67. Muk

Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94108

We should probably be working a lot harder to keep Muk away from the touristy areas like Union Square. Problem is, even the sit/lie laws don't work on this thing, since it has no anatomical ability to sit OR lie.

Union Square
San Francisco, CA 94108

68. Nidoking

Strawberry Hill, San Francisco, CA 94118

Everyday Nidorans can be caught almost anywhere, but Nidoking has eked out a fief for itself in Golden Gate Park. No sightings of Nidoqueen yet, but we can't imagine they settled far away from each other. Unless someone's in the doghouse?

Strawberry Hill
San Francisco, CA 94118

69. Nidoran

Powell St. Station, 899 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103

For obvious reasons, a lot of Pokemon hunting is happening on and around BART, like this spiny, poisonous Pokemon snagged at Powell Street Station.

Powell St. Station, 899 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94103

70. Nidorina

Folsom St & Bernal Heights Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94110

Nidorina and Nidorino have reportedly followed the lead of so many other young couples in San Francisco and set up housekeeping in Bernal Heights.

Folsom St & Bernal Heights Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110

71. Nidorino

Folsom St & Bernal Heights Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94110

It's nice to see a working family can still afford a place in the neighborhood.

Folsom St & Bernal Heights Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110

72. Ninetales

San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge, San Francisco, CA

It's tough to show up the lights on the Bay Bridge, but Ninetales, classiest and most tasteful of all Pokemon, comes close.

San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge
San Francisco, CA

73. Oddish

Bernal Heights Park, San Francisco, CA 94110

Once, huge swaths of San Francisco were covered by wild grasslands of the sort Oddish are partial to. Now, Bernal Heights Park is one of a handful of throwbacks to ancient San Francisco's ecosystem, so it's only natural Oddish would dot its hillsides.

Bernal Heights Park
San Francisco, CA 94110

74. Omanyte

Folsom St & San Francisco Bicycle Rte 5, San Francisco, CA 94105

Yes, these shell-bearing fossil Pokemon are supposed to be extinct. But not only are they at large in San Francisco, they seem to be fond of Cupid's Span. Alert the Academy of Sciences.

Folsom St & San Francisco Bicycle Rte 5
San Francisco, CA 94105

75. Onix

Sunset Reservoir Park, 1900-1998 28th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122

Mighty Onix is devastated by water, so the local ones have cleverly set up shop near the one giant body of water that we can't easily access: Sunset Reservoir.

Sunset Reservoir Park, 1900-1998 28th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122

76. Paras

Geary Blvd & Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115

Paras is both a bug and a fungus. Don't question it. They're easy to find, but if you're coming up short for some reason, try the Geary and Folsom underpass. (At least someone like that thing.)

Geary Blvd & Fillmore St
San Francisco, CA 94115

77. Parasect

The Embarcadero & Harrison St, San Francisco, CA 94105

We'll level with you: We spent five minutes studying up on the Pokecology of the Parasect, and it was one of the biggest mistakes we ever made. These things are bad news, and if they're really growing in the Muni stop at Harrison and Embarcadero, we need to clean that place up fast.

The Embarcadero & Harrison St
San Francisco, CA 94105

78. Pidgeot

5200 Diamond Heights Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94131

The way more badass, upgraded version of a Pidgey, Pidgeots have been spotted soaring around Diamond Heights. Their favorite prey is Magikarps, as if those poor guys didn't have enough problems.

5200 Diamond Heights Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94131

79. Pidgey

Bayview Park, Le Conte Ave, San Francisco, CA 94124

These agitated avians have the first catch of starting Pokemon players for 20 years now. You can find them in almost any parks. (Indeed, try not to.)

Bayview Park, Le Conte Ave
San Francisco, CA 94124

80. Pikachu

Fort Miley, San Francisco, CA 94121

Originally just another lightning themed Pokemon (albeit an alarmingly cute one), the cartoon series turned Pikachu into the mascot for the entire franchise. They seem to favor the far west side of the city, like Lands End.

Fort Miley
San Francisco, CA 94121

81. Pinsir

Civic Center, San Francisco, CA 94102

Whoa! Though this hulking, perpetually angry bug Pokemon favors the parks, one BART rider caught his just outside of the Civic Center Station. As if your commute wasn't hassle enough already.

Civic Center
San Francisco, CA 94102

82. Poliwag

1690 John F Kennedy Dr, San Francisco, CA 94121

Poliwag is supposed to be a freshwater Pokemon. Maybe that's why its left the beach and headed to the Beach Chalet.

1690 John F Kennedy Dr
San Francisco, CA 94121

83. Poliwhirl

Kirkham St & La Playa St, San Francisco, CA 94122

Poliwags eventually grow up into hypnotic Poliwhirls. When not in the water, Poliwhirls constantly sweat oil. This is more information than you probably needed.

Kirkham St & La Playa St
San Francisco, CA 94122

84. Ponyta

2200 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114

Did anyone card this Ponyta before a Redditor caught it at the Brewcade? There's not really a legal drinking age for flaming pony Pokemon, but you should still check.

2200 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94114

85. Psyduck

Stow Lake Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118

Poor Psycduck really has trouble getting its act together. A dip in Stow Lake helps it chill out.

Stow Lake Dr
San Francisco, CA 94118

86. Rapidash

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA

Rapidash can clear 150 MPH in a straightaway like the Golden Gate Bridge. If it has FasTrak, we'll never catch it.

Golden Gate Bridge
San Francisco, CA

87. Raticate

450 10th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Somebody caught a Raticate at the 10th Street Costco on Friday. The health inspector is NOT going to be cool with this.

450 10th St
San Francisco, CA 94103

88. Rattata

Townsend and 8th, San Francisco, CA 94103

Since 1996, Rattata has been the most predictably easy-to-catch Pokemon in the world. San Francisco is no exception, with the little purple critters scampering around most neighborhoods, and virtually all of the parks.

Townsend and 8th
San Francisco, CA 94103

89. Rhydon

1111 Gough St, San Francisco, CA 94109

Rhydon is what happens when a Rhyhorn stands up and starts walking. That, of course is a miracle, so it makes sense that our tipster caught one right outside the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption in Japantown.

1111 Gough St
San Francisco, CA 94109

90. Rhyhorn

Mission St & 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

The Monster on the Mission has nothing on this rocky rhino Pokemon. It's almost impossible for a charging Rhyhorn to turn, so we're not sure how it's taking to the red lanes on Mission Street.

Mission St & 16th St
San Francisco, CA 94103

91. Sandshrew

Stern Grove Dog Park, 100 Vale Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132

The police department in Darwin, Australia, had to ask players to stop wandering into their station in pursuit of Sandshrews. You'll have a much easier time getting into Stern Grove.

Stern Grove Dog Park, 100 Vale Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132

92. Sandslash

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, San Francisco, CA 94109

As a ground-type Pokemon devastated by water, Sandslash should probably stay away from Maritime Park. But if the rest of us can't resist a walk along the water, why should it?

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
San Francisco, CA 94109

93. Scyther

3151 Ortega St, San Francisco, CA 94122

What's with the scary Pokemon in the western neighborhoods? Fans caught a Scyther at AP Giannini Middle School last week. That must have been an education.

3151 Ortega St
San Francisco, CA 94122

94. Seel

Sea Lion Colony, San Francisco, CA 94133

Where else in San Francisco would you find a Seel but Pier 39? Seel is supposed to be an Arctic Pokemon, but maybe it's in town visiting relatives at the docks.

Sea Lion Colony
San Francisco, CA 94133

95. Shellder

912 Great Hwy, San Francisco, CA 94121

The Shellders of Ocean Beach are downright rude, with their tongues wagging in the surf all the time. Since they're the traditional prey of the Omanytes we know are in town also, they'd better clean up their act if they want to take refuge in the relative safety of a Pokeball.

912 Great Hwy
San Francisco, CA 94121

96. Slowbro

San Francisco, CA

Slowbro is one laid back dude, considering that his tail has been turned into a perpetual chew toy. Normally he hangs out at the beach, but we assume that he popped into Westfield Centre after evolving to look for accessories to compliment his new look.

97. Slowpoke

Yacht Rd, San Francisco, CA

Slowpoke isn't hard to catch. It's the Jeff Lebowski of Pokemon. If you can't find one near the waterline, it probably just got distracted by its own thumbs.

Yacht Rd
San Francisco, CA

98. Snorlax

Market St & Church St, San Francisco, CA 94114

This enormous, narcoleptic Pokemon is among the hardest to find (presumably because it's so rarely mobile), but a shopper caught one Sunday at the Safeway on Church and Market.

Market St & Church St
San Francisco, CA 94114

99. Spearow

Douglass Playground Tennis Courts, 1098 Douglass St, San Francisco, CA 94131

The calls of the Spearows of Douglass Playground can be heard half a mile away, says Bulbapedia. Which is really annoying, actually.

Douglass Playground Tennis Courts, 1098 Douglass St
San Francisco, CA 94131

100. Squirtle

Embarcadero Station, 298 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94111

Squirtles seem to be frequent BART riders. Clearly, they're fans of the Transbay Tube.

Embarcadero Station, 298 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94111

101. Starmie

500 Great Hwy, San Francisco, CA 94121

Starmie is only supposed to live at the deepest of ocean depths. But game designers don't want you to take your phone free diving, so these ones have uncharacteristically come ashore at Ocean Beach.

500 Great Hwy
San Francisco, CA 94121

102. Staryu

Lafayette Park, Gough St., San Francisco, CA 94109

To the greatest degree possible, Niantic Labs wants Pokemon to show up in locations that would make suitable habitats for them, which is why so many water Pokemon congregate at Ocean Beach. But since not every city has a lot of open water, Pokemon will wander from their comfort zones, like the Staryu one user caught at Lafayette Park.

Lafayette Park, Gough St.
San Francisco, CA 94109

103. Tangela

Market St & Gough St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Of course, even when you catch one of these vine-wrapped Pokemon, it's a little hard to tell what you've actually got. A Facebook tipster tells us that the numbers 6 and 7 Muni stops near Gough and Market might be a favorite hangout for them.

Market St & Gough St
San Francisco, CA 94103

104. Tauros

Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

We know what you're thinking, but despite their bovine aspect, you're probably not going to see Tauros Tacos at Off the Grid at Fort Mason anytime soon. The FDA won't have it.

Fort Mason
San Francisco, CA

105. Tentacool

300 Great Hwy, San Francisco, CA 94121

Some of a Tentacool's natural defense mechanisms are powered by sunlight. Making the Ocean Beach Tentacool's the most frequently helpless Pokemon in the world.

300 Great Hwy
San Francisco, CA 94121

106. Tentacruel

pier 17 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111

In the now venerable original series Pokemon cartoon, a Tentacruel destroyed a good portion of a city. Hopefully they lay off the Exploratorium (where users caught one late Sunday evening) and just stick to admiring the Strandbeests.

pier 17 The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94111

107. Vaporeon

Marina Green, Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123

Your Haight Street Eevee might grow into a Vaporeon on its own, of course. But if it decides blue just isn't its color, other Vaporeons sometimes lounge near the water on the Marina.

Marina Green, Marina Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94123

108. Venonat

Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA

Venonat is nearly ubiquitous across San Francisco. Which is alarming, when you consider that its entire body is poisonous. If you for some reason can't find one, try the 38 Geary corridor.

Geary Blvd
San Francisco, CA

109. Venusaur

2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123

When the army decamped Fort Mason, their cute little Bulbasaur mascot decided to stay. All these years later, it's not so little anymore...

2 Marina Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94123

110. Vileplume

Parkside Square & Bob Chemey Field, San Francisco, CA 94116

Mind the outfield at Bob Cherney Field, since Vileplume explodes in paralyzing pollen when provoked. Maybe just let that fly ball drop.

Parkside Square & Bob Chemey Field
San Francisco, CA 94116

111. Voltorb

1000 Great Hwy, San Francisco, CA 94121

The Voltorbs at the Beach Chalet look hostile, but that's only because they're about to self-destruct.

1000 Great Hwy
San Francisco, CA 94121

112. Vulpix

Diamond Heights Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94131

Vulpix could become a trendy pet in residential neighborhoods like Diamond Heights. The fact that it breathes fires might impact your deposit, though.

Diamond Heights Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94131

113. Wartortle

Dolores St & 19th St, San Francisco, CA 94110

One more time: Wartortle wants you to PICK UP YOUR TRASH at Dolores Park. Its first name is "war," do you want to mess with that?

Dolores St & 19th St
San Francisco, CA 94110

114. Weedle

Fillmore St & Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94115

The humble, unassuming Weedle can be found crawling around almost anywhere in the city, including a Starbucks on Fillmore and Sacramento. This suggests a forthcoming Beedrill infestation in Pac Heights, which might affect property values a bit.

Fillmore St & Sacramento St
San Francisco, CA 94115

115. Weepinbell

China Basin Park, San Francisco, CA 94158

Cute little Bellsprouts eventually grow into deadly, acid-spitting Weepinbells. And boy, do they look surprised about it. Word has it they lurk in the trees at China Basin Park.

China Basin Park
San Francisco, CA 94158

116. Weezing

Leland Ave & Elliot St, San Francisco, CA 94134

Koffing is gross but admittedly cute. Its big brother Weezing, on the other hand, is downright alarming. A local caught one floating around Leland and Elliot, and if you see one, be sure to snag it as well; they tend to explode, so it's important to keep them out of residential neighborhoods.

Leland Ave & Elliot St
San Francisco, CA 94134

117. Wigglytuff

Clement St, San Francisco, CA

Bouncy, rubbery Wigglytuff loves apples above all else, so of course players have seen it bounding around the Richmond, helping itself to the produce markets.

Clement St
San Francisco, CA

118. Zubat

Noe Valley, San Francisco, CA

If you haven't caught a Zubat yet, it's because you just don't care. These things are so thick in every San Francisco neighborhood that one Twitter user dubbed them "the new tech bros."

Noe Valley
San Francisco, CA

119. Pikachu

231 Sansome St, San Francisco, CA 94104

The game's unofficial mascot was found by two Vox media members here. Great place to find balls, too!

231 Sansome St
San Francisco, CA 94104

120. Staryu

97 Stillman St, San Francisco, CA 94107

Typically found near bodies of water (Ocean Bean, we hear, is a good spot), this starfish was found in SOMA near Third Street.

97 Stillman St
San Francisco, CA 94107

121. Tangela

100 Blanken Ave, San Francisco, CA 94134

A tipster tells us that they found Tangela in Little Hollywood. Go get it!

100 Blanken Ave
San Francisco, CA 94134

122. Koffing

150 Spear St, San Francisco, CA 94105

We spotted this gassy guy in front of 150 Spear near the Embarcadero.

150 Spear St
San Francisco, CA 94105

123. Lickitung

103 Stillman St, San Francisco, CA 94107

We saw this guy sticking this tongue out at us near the Clocktower building in SoMa. How rude!

103 Stillman St
San Francisco, CA 94107