Anime Underground The Best Generation 1 Pokemon  

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List of the greatest generation 1 Pokemon, ranked by their fan appeal and overall coolness. It's almost irrefutable that the original 151 Pokemon are the best Pokemon of all time, sparking a craze all over the world that no one could have seen coming. Bulbasaur, Squirtle and Charmander are the starters in Pokemon Red and Blue, and there haven't been more iconic starters since. If you're a fan of Pokémon Go, watch the best YouTubers catch 'em all

If you want to vote on things like "Who is the best Pokemon from Blue and Red?" then this list is where you can make your voice heard. Other sites may have lists on this subject, but Ranker is the only place where you can actually vote and determine the outcome of this ordering.

Generation 1 placed the player in the Kanto region, where he collected gym badges while butting heads with his rival Gary. Legendary Pokemon in generation 1 included Zapdos, Articuno and Moltres, the legendary birds. Mewtwo and Mew were also introduced, becoming some of the most iconic Pokemon of all time. So who is the greatest Generation One Pokemon of all time? Cast your votes and let the world know what you think!

list ordered by

1
10,657 4,201
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Flying, Fire

2
9,108 3,380
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Psychic. Fighting

3
8,893 3,107
Dragonite is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Dragon, Flying

4
9,341 2,851
Blastoise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water

5
8,583 2,371
Gengar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ghost, Poison

6
8,275 2,958
Mew is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Psychic

7
7,670 2,185
Gyarados is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water, Flying

8
8,011 2,112
Arcanine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

9
5,383 4,032
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Electric

10
2,795 670
Alakazam is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Psychic

11
5,605 2,504
Zapdos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Electric, Flying

12
5,388 2,394
Jolteon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Electric

13
4,981 2,801
Venusaur is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Grass, Poison

14
5,249 2,053
Lapras is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water, Ice

15
4,904 2,438
Eevee is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Normal

16
5,737 2,608
Scyther and Scizor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Bug, Flying

17
5,725 2,146
Articuno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ice, Flying

18
5,190 2,344
Charmander is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

19
4,977 2,169
Ninetales is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

20
4,632 2,114
Snorlax is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Normal

21
5,234 1,782
Squirtle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water

22
3,501 1,841
Vaporeon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water

23
3,822 1,774
Haunter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ghost, Poison

24
4,453 2,367
Bulbasaur is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Grass, Poison

25
3,711 2,510
Moltres is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire, Flying

26
3,143 1,818
Raichu is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Electric, Psychic

27
3,427 2,000
Aerodactyl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Rock, Flying

28
3,479 1,814
Charmeleon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

29
3,275 2,199
Flareon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

30
2,747 1,794
Marowak is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire, Ghost

31
3,725 1,508
Dragonair is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Dragon

32
2,382 1,897
Sandslash is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ice, Steel

33
2,973 1,720
Kabutops is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Rock, Water

34
3,063 1,638
Pidgeot is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Normal, Flying

35
2,536 1,910
Ditto is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Normal

36
3,191 2,098
Cubone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ground

37
2,692 2,233
Poliwrath is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water, Fighting

38
2,600 1,668
Wartortle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water

39
2,449 1,674
Ivysaur is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Grass, Poison

40
3,187 1,535
Growlithe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

41
2,749 1,993
Vulpix is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

42
2,630 1,741
Rapidash is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

43
2,333 1,612
Golem is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Rock, Electric

44
1,054 558
Hitmontop is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Fighting

45
2,368 1,839
Hitmonchan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fighting

46
2,100 1,453
Starmie is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water, Psychic

47
2,446 2,062
Onix is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Rock, Ground

48
1,034 615
Right On, Rhydon! is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Ground, Rock

49
2,412 1,582
Kadabra is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Psychic

50
2,376 1,763
Electabuzz is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Electric