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
10,932 4,394
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Flying, Fire

2
9,392 3,496
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Psychic. Fighting

3
9,178 3,218
Dragonite is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Dragon, Flying

4
9,595 2,949
Blastoise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

5
8,898 2,425
Gengar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ghost, Poison

6
8,511 3,026
Mew is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Psychic

7
7,910 2,240
Gyarados is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Flying

8
8,271 2,152
Arcanine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

9
3,015 720
Alakazam is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Psychic

10
5,516 4,188
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric

11
5,542 2,468
Jolteon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric

12
5,415 2,110
Lapras is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Ice

13
5,762 2,570
Zapdos is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric, Flying

14
5,053 2,513
Eevee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

15
5,129 2,875
Venusaur is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

16
5,883 2,654
Scyther and Scizor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Bug, Flying

17
5,887 2,195
Articuno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ice, Flying

18
5,127 2,217
Ninetales is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

19
4,785 2,158
Snorlax is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

20
5,322 2,417
Charmander is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

21
5,358 1,836
Squirtle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

22
3,617 1,885
Vaporeon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

23
3,939 1,820
Haunter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ghost, Poison

24
4,572 2,416
Bulbasaur is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

25
3,233 1,874
Raichu is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric, Psychic

26
3,809 2,559
Moltres is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire, Flying

27
3,381 2,237
Flareon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

28
3,515 2,041
Aerodactyl is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Flying

29
3,837 1,539
Dragonair is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Dragon

30
3,561 1,861
Charmeleon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

31
2,833 1,839
Marowak is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire, Ghost

32
2,452 1,946
Sandslash is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ice, Steel

33
3,050 1,752
Kabutops is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Water

34
3,132 1,680
Pidgeot is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal, Flying

35
2,603 1,964
Ditto is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

36
3,269 2,139
Cubone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ground

37
2,753 2,271
Poliwrath is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Fighting

38
2,656 1,699
Wartortle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

39
2,834 2,019
Vulpix is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

40
3,274 1,554
Growlithe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

41
2,518 1,711
Ivysaur is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

42
1,115 589
Hitmontop is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Fighting

43
2,388 1,647
Golem is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Electric

44
2,422 1,871
Hitmonchan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fighting

45
2,692 1,774
Rapidash is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

46
1,077 646
Right On, Rhydon! is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Ground, Rock

47
2,144 1,493
Starmie is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Psychic

48
1,271 475
Macha Grenon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Fighting

49
2,503 2,085
Onix is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Ground

50
2,031 1,497
Cloyster is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Ice