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
10,667 4,220
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Flying, Fire

2
9,124 3,388
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Psychic. Fighting

3
8,904 3,120
Dragonite is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Dragon, Flying

4
9,355 2,859
Blastoise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water

5
8,600 2,373
Gengar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ghost, Poison

6
8,286 2,964
Mew is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Psychic

7
7,680 2,193
Gyarados is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water, Flying

8
8,022 2,117
Arcanine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

9
5,389 4,046
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Electric

10
2,806 677
Alakazam is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Psychic

11
5,613 2,510
Zapdos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Electric, Flying

12
5,397 2,400
Jolteon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Electric

13
4,987 2,807
Venusaur is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Grass, Poison

14
5,258 2,059
Lapras is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water, Ice

15
4,910 2,445
Eevee is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Normal

16
5,746 2,611
Scyther and Scizor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Bug, Flying

17
5,733 2,150
Articuno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ice, Flying

18
5,193 2,355
Charmander is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

19
4,983 2,173
Ninetales is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

20
4,639 2,118
Snorlax is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Normal

21
5,242 1,785
Squirtle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water

22
3,506 1,846
Vaporeon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water

23
3,828 1,780
Haunter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ghost, Poison

24
4,458 2,372
Bulbasaur is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Grass, Poison

25
3,713 2,516
Moltres is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire, Flying

26
3,147 1,823
Raichu is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Electric, Psychic

27
3,433 2,002
Aerodactyl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Rock, Flying

28
3,278 2,204
Flareon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

29
3,479 1,821
Charmeleon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

30
2,754 1,795
Marowak is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire, Ghost

31
3,732 1,511
Dragonair is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Dragon

32
2,388 1,900
Sandslash is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ice, Steel

33
2,979 1,721
Kabutops is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Rock, Water

34
3,064 1,643
Pidgeot is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Normal, Flying

35
2,539 1,914
Ditto is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Normal

36
3,194 2,102
Cubone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ground

37
2,695 2,236
Poliwrath is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water, Fighting

38
2,604 1,669
Wartortle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water

39
2,454 1,676
Ivysaur is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Grass, Poison

40
3,191 1,536
Growlithe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

41
2,750 1,996
Vulpix is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

42
2,634 1,743
Rapidash is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

43
2,337 1,613
Golem is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Rock, Electric

44
1,058 559
Hitmontop is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Fighting

45
2,370 1,842
Hitmonchan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fighting

46
2,101 1,457
Starmie is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water, Psychic

47
2,448 2,064
Onix is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Rock, Ground

48
1,036 617
Right On, Rhydon! is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Ground, Rock

49
2,413 1,585
Kadabra is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Psychic

50
2,377 1,766
Electabuzz is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Electric