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29 Pokémon Caught During Pitchfork Music Festival

Booze! Merriment! Thousands of Drowzees! Beach House playing gently in the background!

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1. Drowzee

My first Drowzee was spotted as I was awaiting my cab to the festival grounds. I didn't know it then, but this Drowzee was portentious of things to come.
Bob Marshall

My first Drowzee was spotted as I was awaiting my cab to the festival grounds. I didn't know it then, but this Drowzee was portentious of things to come.

2. Gastly

Immediately upon entering the festival grounds, I came face to face with this Gastly. As if you needed your porta-potty experience to be even more terrifying.
Bob Marshall

Immediately upon entering the festival grounds, I came face to face with this Gastly. As if you needed your porta-potty experience to be even more terrifying.

3. Drowzee

Dancing to Car Seat Headrest. He seemed a little drunk, considering how early we were in the festival.
Bob Marshall

Dancing to Car Seat Headrest. He seemed a little drunk, considering how early we were in the festival.

4. Zubat

Rocking out to Chicago's Twin Peaks. I accidentally transferred him right after catching.
Bob Marshall

Rocking out to Chicago's Twin Peaks. I accidentally transferred him right after catching.

5. Drowzee

Crowdsurfing at Carly Rae Jepson.
Bob Marshall

Crowdsurfing at Carly Rae Jepson.

6. Gastly

True to character, Gastly nefariously photobombed Carly Rae Jepson backstage. This is why we can't have nice things.
Bob Marshall

True to character, Gastly nefariously photobombed Carly Rae Jepson backstage. This is why we can't have nice things.

7. Hypno

This was the first-ever Hypno I've spotted in the wild. He appeared during an incredibly hypnotic set from Shamir.
Bob Marshall

This was the first-ever Hypno I've spotted in the wild. He appeared during an incredibly hypnotic set from Shamir.

8. Bellsprout

Also spotted at Shamir.
Bob Marshall

Also spotted at Shamir.

9. Poliwag

Singing along to Beach House and creeping out people in the porta-potty line to close out Friday night.
Bob Marshall

Singing along to Beach House and creeping out people in the porta-potty line to close out Friday night.

10. Shellder

Spotted on the sidewalk outside of Beauty Bar during the "Bump and Grindfork" party, featuring music from The Hood Internet. I think he was waiting for his Uber. He looked pretty hammered.
Bob Marshall

Spotted on the sidewalk outside of Beauty Bar during the "Bump and Grindfork" party, featuring music from The Hood Internet. I think he was waiting for his Uber. He looked pretty hammered.

11. Machop

Flexin' on my buddy Mark's arm while he tried to take over a gym at Chicago's Twisted Spoke.
Bob Marshall

Flexin' on my buddy Mark's arm while he tried to take over a gym at Chicago's Twisted Spoke.

12. Drowzee

In the crowd during a set from hip-hop pioneers Digable Planets.
Bob Marshall

In the crowd during a set from hip-hop pioneers Digable Planets.

13. Poliwag

Getting a spot before Savages took the stage.
Bob Marshall

Getting a spot before Savages took the stage.

14. Drowzee

Drowzee was looking the wrong way when Savages lead singer Jehnny Beth jumped into the crowd. (Savages win the Loudest Band award for the weekend.)
Bob Marshall

Drowzee was looking the wrong way when Savages lead singer Jehnny Beth jumped into the crowd. (Savages win the Loudest Band award for the weekend.)

15. Zubat

Flapping around to the cool R&B stylings of BJ The Chicago Kid.
Bob Marshall

Flapping around to the cool R&B stylings of BJ The Chicago Kid.

16. Tauros

Waiting in the porta-potty line before Brian Wilson. A good omen for some rare Pokémon spotted during the Pet Sounds concert from the Beach Boys legend?
Bob Marshall

Waiting in the porta-potty line before Brian Wilson. A good omen for some rare Pokémon spotted during the Pet Sounds concert from the Beach Boys legend?

17. Zubat

Not quite. Zubat fittingly popped up during "God Only Knows." God only knows how hard Zubats are to catch on the first Pokéball.
Bob Marshall

Not quite. Zubat fittingly popped up during "God Only Knows." God only knows how hard Zubats are to catch on the first Pokéball.

18. Drowzee

Oh, look who it is! Drowzee showed up again during my favorite set of the weekend from rapper Anderson .Paak.
Bob Marshall

Oh, look who it is! Drowzee showed up again during my favorite set of the weekend from rapper Anderson .Paak.

19. Jinx

My first Jinx spawned in a giant slow-moving crowd of people migrating from Anderson .Paak to Saturday night headliner, Sufjan Stevens.
Bob Marshall

My first Jinx spawned in a giant slow-moving crowd of people migrating from Anderson .Paak to Saturday night headliner, Sufjan Stevens.

20. Poliwag

The crowd was moving so slowly that I caught a second Pokémon.
Bob Marshall

The crowd was moving so slowly that I caught a second Pokémon.

21. Drowzee

It wouldn't be an afterparty without Drowzee.
Bob Marshall

It wouldn't be an afterparty without Drowzee.

22. Pidgey

I dropped a lure to get the afterparty even more hopping. Unfortunately, all I got out of the experience was a lowly Pidgey.
Bob Marshall

I dropped a lure to get the afterparty even more hopping. Unfortunately, all I got out of the experience was a lowly Pidgey.

23. Spearow

Kicking off the final day of the fest, I encountered the world's smallest Spearow hanging out next to my Bloody Mary. I wonder if he was so angry because of his diminutive stature.
Bob Marshall

Kicking off the final day of the fest, I encountered the world's smallest Spearow hanging out next to my Bloody Mary. I wonder if he was so angry because of his diminutive stature.

24. Poliwag

No doubt a big fan of Holy Ghost's giant modular synth.
Bob Marshall

No doubt a big fan of Holy Ghost's giant modular synth.

25. Jinx

Jinx was clearly rolling on some sort of substance during Neon Indian. She tried to sell me some pills and beads.
Bob Marshall

Jinx was clearly rolling on some sort of substance during Neon Indian. She tried to sell me some pills and beads.

26. Krabby

Krabby is evidently a secret emo kid and fan of The Hotelier. To be honest, if I looked like Krabby, I'd probably be a little sad too.
Bob Marshall

Krabby is evidently a secret emo kid and fan of The Hotelier. To be honest, if I looked like Krabby, I'd probably be a little sad too.

27. Drowzee (AGAIN)

GAAAAHHHHH
Bob Marshall

GAAAAHHHHH

28. Shellder

I was wondering what Shellder was doing so far from a water source, but apparently he was waiting for Jeremih to bring out Chance the Rapper for an incredible surprise performance.
Bob Marshall

I was wondering what Shellder was doing so far from a water source, but apparently he was waiting for Jeremih to bring out Chance the Rapper for an incredible surprise performance.

29. Drowzee

An appropriate festival send-off from this year's biggest star. (Not to take anything away from Sunday headliner FKA Twigs.) I hope to never see another Drowzee again.
Bob Marshall

An appropriate festival send-off from this year's biggest star. (Not to take anything away from Sunday headliner FKA Twigs.) I hope to never see another Drowzee again.

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