Extraterrestrial Pokémon are Pokémon who come so from Space or do not live on Earth's surface.
The Pokémon world is not the only place in its universe that Pokémon exist. There exist several Pokémon that originated somewhere through space and have migrated there, as well as those who reside in their own dimensions. Many of these Pokémon can breed with terrestrial Pokémon and evolve in the same ways. Poké Balls and items that work on terrestrial Pokémon work just as well on these. These Pokémon have apparently adapted to the place where they landed on Earth. There are also myths involving Pokémon originating outside of the Pokémon world because of their resemblance and relation to extraterrestrial bodies, and in some canons, there are characters who speculate non-earthly origins for all Pokémon.
Mew is said to be the ancestor of all Pokémon. Due to this, and the number of extraterrestrial Pokémon that have been discovered, it is possible that Mew inhabit other areas of the universe, and it is equally possible that they originate from a world other than Earth. Mew have been shown to be capable of flying through the vacuum of space, as displayed in the original Pokémon Theme.
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