A fossil is an item that can be found in certain caves and dug up in the Underground. Fossils can then be resurrected into the Pokémon it is a fossil of. Each Generation has its own set of fossils consisting of at least two stage-two evolutionary families with Generation II being the exception.
|Fossilized Bird & Fossilized Drake||&||Dracozolt||None||VIII|
|Fossilized Bird & Fossilized Dino||&||Arctozolt||None||VIII|
|Fossilized Fish & Fossilized Drake||&||Dracovish||None||VIII|
|Fossilized Fish & Fossilized Dino||&||Arctovish||None||VIII|
In order to resurrect the fossil into a Pokémon, you'll need to visit a building, usually a museum.
- In Pokémon Red, Blue, Yellow, FireRed and LeafGreen, and Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, visit the Pokémon Lab on Cinnabar Island and enter the room on the far right.
- In Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, visit the Devon Corporation in Rustboro City and have it resurrected by the scientist.
- In Pokémon Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum, visit the Oreburgh Museum in Oreburgh City.
- In Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, visit the Pewter Museum in Pewter City.
- In Pokémon Black and White, visit the Nacrene Museum in Nacrene City.
- In Pokémon X and Y, visit the Fossil Lab in Ambrette Town.
- In Pokémon Sun and Moon and Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, visit the Fossil Restoration Center on Route 8.
- In Pokémon Sword and Shield, talk to Cara Liss on Route 6.
- Generation I and VIII are the only Generations to have more than two fossils.
- Generation II and VII are the only Generations without fossils.