The Legendary Pokemon Mew is an event-only Pokemon that was obtainable via Nintendo promotional events. Gamers in the United States were able to catch Mew for FireRed by attending the Nintendo event at Toys 'R' Us on September 30, 2006. European gamers had the chance to obtain Mew a year later in the Toys 'R' Us promotional event that was held in 2007 from August 2 to 26.
Nintendo introduced Mew in the first generation of Pokemon games. Also known as the "New Species Pokemon," Mew is a Psychic-type Pokemon with the ability Synchronize. Mew is genderless with a medium slow growth rate, and it does not evolve. It has a base stat of 600, equally divided among its HP, Attack, Special Attack, Defense, Special Defense and Speed.