Pokemon Go players probably noticed that when playing around certain areas – like at home, school, or work – they will find high appearance of specific Pokemon. The types of Pokemon differ depending on where you go. For example, your neighbourhood hawker centre probably has lots of Pinsir but shopping mall further down has tonnes of Paras.

One of the best ways to find rare Pokemon is to explore outdoors. Visit places in Singapore you have not been before and see what Pokemon frequent the location. Use Lure Modules at the Pokestops (if any) because they guarantee a Pokemon will appear – increasing the chance of a rare Pokemon.

For parents: Do read this Parents’ Guide to Keeping Children Safe While Playing Pok√©mon Go

Looking for that elusive pokemon? Here are some known nests of various Pokemons so you can head there directly if you are looking for a particular rare pokemon or needing lots of candies for a particular Pokemon (Updated 1 Oct 2016).

Update 7 Oct 2016: Nest locations have changed again. We shall update this list when we have more details.


  • Gardens By The Bay (East)


  • AMK Town Park East
  • Changi Beach Park
  • East Coast Park


  • Labrador Park


  • East Coast Park
  • Fort Canning Park
  • Sembawang Park


  • Sentosa


  • Mount Faber



  • AMK Ave 3 Park
  • Changi Coast Road (Near Cargo Agents)
  • Toa Payoh Park



  • Changi Village / Beach Park
  • Woodlands Waterfront Park


  • Pearl’s Hill Park


  • Woodlands Waterfront Park


  • Park beside Dhoby Ghaut MRT


  • East Coast Park


  • Istana


  • Big Splash


  • Bukit Batok Nature Reserve


  • Changi Coastal Walk
  • Hortpark
  • Sembawang Park
  • Sentosa


  • Changi Beach Park

Best website to assist you in your Pokemon Hunt: sgpokemap.com

Rare Pokemon locations

Abra – BMC, CV, Pearls Hill Park, Sentosa, WWP
Arbok – Scape
Bulbasaur – ECP, MBFC, Sentosa, TH
Charmander – City Plaza, MBFC, Sentosa, WWF
Gengar – Geylang
Haunter – Japanese Cemetery Park, Sentosa
Jynx – GBTB, Kent Ridge Park, Pasir Ris Park, Sentosa
Kabuto – ACM, Sentosa
Lickitung – Bishan MRT, Scotts, SMU
Machop – Sentosa, Tampines Central Park
Magmar – BMC, NEX, TH, JP
Omanyte – Bukit Batok Park, Canberra Road, CV, MBS
Pidgeotto – BMC
Pikachu – ECP, Changi Beach Park, GBTB, Punggol Settlement, RWS, Sentosa
Pinsir – BG, Boon Keng MRT, Pasir Ris MRT, TH
Rhydon – ECP, Sentosa
Scyther – BMC, Scape, Pasir Ris Park
Squirtle – BMC, Sentosa
Tentacool – CV, GBTB, Sentosa, VC
Voltorb – BG, CV, Hortpark, RWS, Sembawang MRT, Sentosa, WWP
Vulpic – Beauty World, CV, Sentosa, WWP

Ultra Rare Pokemon locations

Ultra Rare
Arcanine – Mohd Sultan, Riverside Point, Sembawang Park
Beedrill – ACM
Chansey – CGH
Dodrio – BG, CG, Sentosa, TH
Dratini – Custom House, CG, Esplanade, MBS, Paya Lebar Square, VC, WWP, Zoo
Dragonair – Custom House, Silap CC, Tekka Centre, VC, WWP
Drowzee – BMC, CV, RWS
Electabuzz – RWS, Tampines Sun Plaza
Fearow – NTU, Sentosa, Zoo
Hitmonchan – ECP, MBS
Magnimite – CV, ECP, GBTB, RWS, Sembwang MRT, VC
Onix – AMKHub, AMK Ave 6, AMK-Bishan Park, SC
Wartortle – TH
Vaporeon – JP, MBS, VC
Tangela – TH

Blastoise – AMK MRT, CG, Lot One
Charizard – Ion, MBS, SCC, Sengkang CC, Sentosa, Westgate
Dragonite – BMC, GWC, Ngee Ann Poly, SC, SMU, TBP, VC
Venusaur – Tanjong Pagar Plaza

Gyrados – Bukit Panjang Plaza, CG, Hougang Ave 10, MBS, VC
Snorlax – Bedok Point, Hougang Ave 10, Ngee Ann Poly, Sentosa, Tampines Central, Yishun Park
Lapras – ECP, MBS, MBFC, Sentosa
Porygon – Clementi Mall, CSM, ECP, Orchard Gateway, Parklane

ACM – Asian Civilisation Museum
AMK – Ang Mo Kio
BG – Botanical Gardens
BMC – Bukit Merah Central
CGH – Changi General Hospital
CG – Chinese Gardens
CSM – City Square Mall
CV – Changi Village
ECP – East Coast Park
GBTB – Gardens by the Bay
GWC – Great World City
JP – Jurong Point
MBFC – Marina Bay Front Centre
MBS – Marina Bay Sands
SC – Suntec City
SCC – Seletar Country Club
SMU – Singapore Management University
TH – Tanglin Halt
TBP – Tiong Bahru Plaza
VC – Vivocity
WWP – Woodlands Waterfront Park

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