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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!

list ordered by

1
10,661 4,207
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Flying, Fire

2
9,113 3,383
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Psychic. Fighting

3
8,898 3,109
Dragonite is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Dragon, Flying

4
9,345 2,854
Blastoise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water

5
8,587 2,372
Gengar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ghost, Poison

6
8,278 2,960
Mew is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Psychic

7
7,673 2,187
Gyarados is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water, Flying

8
8,013 2,115
Arcanine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

9
5,383 4,039
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Electric

10
2,798 672
Alakazam is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Psychic

11
5,607 2,506
Zapdos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Electric, Flying

12
5,389 2,397
Jolteon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Electric

13
4,984 2,802
Venusaur is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Grass, Poison

14
5,253 2,053
Lapras is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water, Ice

15
4,905 2,440
Eevee is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Normal

16
5,739 2,609
Scyther and Scizor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Bug, Flying

17
5,728 2,146
Articuno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ice, Flying

18
5,191 2,347
Charmander is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

19
4,979 2,169
Ninetales is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

20
4,635 2,115
Snorlax is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Normal

21
5,235 1,784
Squirtle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water

22
3,502 1,843
Vaporeon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water

23
3,824 1,776
Haunter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ghost, Poison

24
4,454 2,369
Bulbasaur is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Grass, Poison

25
3,713 2,511
Moltres is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire, Flying

26
3,145 1,819
Raichu is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Electric, Psychic

27
3,430 2,000
Aerodactyl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Rock, Flying

28
3,276 2,201
Flareon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

29
3,479 1,817
Charmeleon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

30
2,750 1,794
Marowak is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire, Ghost

31
3,728 1,508
Dragonair is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Dragon

32
2,385 1,897
Sandslash is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ice, Steel

33
2,976 1,720
Kabutops is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Rock, Water

34
3,064 1,639
Pidgeot is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Normal, Flying

35
2,537 1,911
Ditto is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Normal

36
3,191 2,100
Cubone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ground

37
2,693 2,234
Poliwrath is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water, Fighting

38
2,601 1,668
Wartortle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water

39
2,450 1,674
Ivysaur is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Grass, Poison

40
3,188 1,535
Growlithe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

41
2,749 1,993
Vulpix is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

42
2,631 1,741
Rapidash is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fire

43
2,334 1,612
Golem is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Rock, Electric

44
1,054 559
Hitmontop is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Fighting

45
2,369 1,839
Hitmonchan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Fighting

46
2,100 1,454
Starmie is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Water, Psychic

47
2,446 2,063
Onix is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Rock, Ground

48
1,035 615
Right On, Rhydon! is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Ground, Rock

49
2,412 1,583
Kadabra is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Psychic

50
2,376 1,764
Electabuzz is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Electric