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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

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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!

1
10,245 3,978
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Charizard Flying, Fire

2
8,710 3,245
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Mewtwo Psychic. Fighting

3
8,548 2,960
Dragonite is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Dragonite Dragon, Flying

4
8,993 2,750
Blastoise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Blastoise Water

5
7,958 2,850
Mew is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Mew Psychic

6
8,253 2,277
Gengar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Gengar Ghost, Poison

7
7,386 2,107
Gyarados is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Gyarados Water, Flying

8
7,734 2,011
Arcanine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Arcanine Fire

9
5,164 3,821
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Pikachu Electric

10
5,411 2,382
Zapdos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Zapdos Electric, Flying

11
5,188 2,278
Jolteon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Jolteon Electric

12
5,546 2,510
Scyther and Scizor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Scyther Bug, Flying

13
4,752 2,714
Venusaur is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Venusaur Grass, Poison

14
4,998 2,257
Charmander is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Charmander Fire

Common Pokemon Name Meanings from Generation 1

15
2,562 588
Alakazam is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Alakazam Psychic

16
4,687 2,341
Eevee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Eevee Normal

17
5,534 2,088
Articuno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Articuno Ice, Flying

18
4,428 2,047
Snorlax is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Snorlax Normal

19
5,047 1,996
Lapras is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Lapras Water, Ice

20
4,789 2,103
Ninetales is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ninetales Fire

21
5,033 1,732
Squirtle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Squirtle Water

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22
3,611 2,435
Moltres is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Moltres Fire, Flying

23
3,361 1,777
Vaporeon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Vaporeon Water

24
3,023 1,746
Raichu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Raichu Electric, Psychic

25
3,687 1,711
Haunter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Haunter Ghost, Poison

26
4,275 2,318
Bulbasaur is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Bulbasaur Grass, Poison

27
3,312 1,938
Aerodactyl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Aerodactyl Rock, Flying

28
3,175 2,134
Flareon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Flareon Fire

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29
2,644 1,735
Marowak is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Marowak Fire, Ghost

30
3,370 1,757
Charmeleon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Charmeleon Fire

31
3,597 1,464
Dragonair is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Dragonair Dragon

32
2,303 1,828
Sandslash is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Sandslash Ice, Steel

33
2,437 1,844
Ditto is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ditto Normal

34
2,887 1,651
Kabutops is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Kabutops Rock, Water

35
2,981 1,571
Pidgeot is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Pidgeot Normal, Flying

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36
2,622 2,172
Poliwrath is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Poliwrath Water, Fighting

37
3,083 2,046
Cubone is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Cubone Ground

38
2,520 1,620
Wartortle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Wartortle Water

39
2,356 1,624
Ivysaur is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ivysaur Grass, Poison

40
2,537 1,699
Rapidash is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Rapidash Fire

41
2,257 1,558
Golem is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Golem Rock, Electric

42
2,638 1,953
Vulpix is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Vulpix Fire

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43
2,354 2,025
Onix is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Onix Rock, Ground

44
975 562
Right On, Rhydon! is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Rhydon Ground, Rock

45
2,284 1,774
Hitmonchan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Hitmonchan Fighting

46
3,073 1,505
Growlithe is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Growlithe Fire

47
2,309 1,709
Electabuzz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Electabuzz Electric

48
2,352 1,543
Kadabra is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Kadabra Psychic

49
1,888 1,791
Golduck is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Golduck Water

50
2,024 1,414
Starmie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Starmie Water, Psychic