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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
11,099 4,483
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Flying, Fire

2
9,548 3,540
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Psychic. Fighting

3
9,322 3,258
Dragonite is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Dragon, Flying

4
9,730 2,987
Blastoise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

5
9,031 2,458
Gengar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ghost, Poison

6
8,613 3,068
Mew is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Psychic

7
8,018 2,257
Gyarados is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Flying

8
8,395 2,180
Arcanine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

9
3,110 749
Alakazam is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Psychic

10
5,596 4,255
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric

11
5,625 2,504
Jolteon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric

12
5,506 2,134
Lapras is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Ice

13
5,838 2,595
Zapdos is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric, Flying

14
5,121 2,555
Eevee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

15
5,198 2,903
Venusaur is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

16
5,948 2,681
Scyther and Scizor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Bug, Flying

17
5,960 2,213
Articuno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ice, Flying

18
5,197 2,242
Ninetales is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

19
4,860 2,172
Snorlax is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

20
5,389 2,444
Charmander is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

21
3,666 1,906
Vaporeon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

22
5,422 1,856
Squirtle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

23
3,992 1,843
Haunter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ghost, Poison

24
4,627 2,429
Bulbasaur is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

25
3,854 2,579
Moltres is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire, Flying

26
3,420 2,254
Flareon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

27
3,274 1,903
Raichu is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric, Psychic

28
3,569 2,055
Aerodactyl is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Flying

29
3,596 1,881
Charmeleon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

30
2,868 1,855
Marowak is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire, Ghost

31
3,880 1,556
Dragonair is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Dragon

32
3,084 1,770
Kabutops is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Water

33
2,480 1,969
Sandslash is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ice, Steel

34
3,163 1,696
Pidgeot is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal, Flying

35
2,632 1,987
Ditto is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

36
3,308 2,151
Cubone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ground

37
2,777 2,292
Poliwrath is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Fighting

38
2,684 1,717
Wartortle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

39
3,305 1,563
Growlithe is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

40
2,550 1,727
Ivysaur is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

41
2,867 2,036
Vulpix is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

42
2,713 1,796
Rapidash is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

43
1,147 601
Hitmontop is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Fighting

44
2,414 1,663
Golem is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Electric

45
2,448 1,883
Hitmonchan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fighting

46
2,173 1,509
Starmie is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Psychic

47
1,302 488
Macha Grenon is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Fighting

48
2,522 2,100
Onix is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Ground

49
1,103 654
Right On, Rhydon! is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Ground, Rock

50
2,473 1,630
Kadabra is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Psychic