Button Mash 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
14,533 5,987
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Flying, Fire

2
12,986 4,580
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Psychic. Fighting

3
12,465 4,220
Blastoise is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

4
12,083 4,449
Dragonite is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Dragon, Flying

5
11,516 3,675
Gengar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ghost, Poison

6
11,167 3,983
Mew is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Psychic

7
10,675 2,956
Gyarados is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Flying

8
10,868 3,036
Arcanine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

9
7,689 5,935
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric

10
7,330 3,113
Lapras is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Ice

11
7,112 3,843
Venusaur is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

12
7,671 3,365
Zapdos is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric, Flying

13
5,301 1,577
Alakazam is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Psychic

14
7,833 2,775
Articuno is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ice, Flying

15
6,732 3,641
Eevee is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

16
7,160 3,510
Jolteon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric

17
6,601 2,902
Snorlax is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

18
7,528 3,473
Scyther and Scizor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Bug, Flying

19
7,197 3,054
Charmander is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

20
7,194 2,364
Squirtle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

21
6,664 2,946
Ninetales is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

22
4,858 2,605
Vaporeon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

23
6,337 2,939
Bulbasaur is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

24
5,031 3,194
Moltres is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire, Flying

25
5,060 2,567
Haunter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ghost, Poison