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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
10,242 3,976
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Charizard Flying, Fire

2
8,708 3,243
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Mewtwo Psychic. Fighting

3
8,545 2,960
Dragonite is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Dragonite Dragon, Flying

4
8,990 2,750
Blastoise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Blastoise Water

5
7,956 2,849
Mew is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Mew Psychic

6
8,252 2,277
Gengar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Gengar Ghost, Poison

7
7,386 2,106
Gyarados is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Gyarados Water, Flying

8
5,164 3,820
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Pikachu Electric

9
7,733 2,011
Arcanine is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Arcanine Fire

10
5,410 2,382
Zapdos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Zapdos Electric, Flying

11
5,187 2,278
Jolteon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Jolteon Electric

12
5,544 2,510
Scyther and Scizor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Scyther Bug, Flying

13
4,995 2,257
Charmander is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Charmander Fire

14
4,752 2,713
Venusaur is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Venusaur Grass, Poison

Common Pokemon Name Meanings from Generation 1

15
2,561 588
Alakazam is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Alakazam Psychic

16
4,687 2,340
Eevee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Eevee Normal

17
5,533 2,088
Articuno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Articuno Ice, Flying

18
5,046 1,996
Lapras is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Lapras Water, Ice

19
4,428 2,046
Snorlax is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Snorlax Normal

20
5,033 1,731
Squirtle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Squirtle Water

21
4,788 2,103
Ninetales is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ninetales Fire

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22
4,274 2,317
Bulbasaur is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Bulbasaur Grass, Poison

23
3,610 2,435
Moltres is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Moltres Fire, Flying

24
3,361 1,776
Vaporeon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Vaporeon Water

25
3,022 1,745
Raichu is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Raichu Electric, Psychic

26
3,687 1,710
Haunter is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Haunter Ghost, Poison

27
3,368 1,757
Charmeleon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Charmeleon Fire

28
3,174 2,134
Flareon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Flareon Fire

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29
3,311 1,938
Aerodactyl is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Aerodactyl Rock, Flying

30
2,643 1,734
Marowak is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Marowak Fire, Ghost

31
3,597 1,463
Dragonair is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Dragonair Dragon

32
2,302 1,828
Sandslash is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Sandslash Ice, Steel

33
3,082 2,046
Cubone is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Cubone Ground

34
2,437 1,843
Ditto is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ditto Normal

35
2,622 2,171
Poliwrath is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Poliwrath Water, Fighting

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36
2,886 1,651
Kabutops is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Kabutops Rock, Water

37
2,980 1,571
Pidgeot is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Pidgeot Normal, Flying

38
2,519 1,619
Wartortle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Wartortle Water

39
2,355 1,623
Ivysaur is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ivysaur Grass, Poison

40
2,637 1,953
Vulpix is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Vulpix Fire

41
2,536 1,699
Rapidash is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Rapidash Fire

42
2,256 1,558
Golem is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Golem Rock, Electric

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43
2,352 2,025
Onix is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Onix Rock, Ground

44
3,072 1,505
Growlithe is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Growlithe Fire

45
2,284 1,773
Hitmonchan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Hitmonchan Fighting

46
2,308 1,709
Electabuzz is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Electabuzz Electric

47
975 561
Right On, Rhydon! is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Rhydon Ground, Rock

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
1,524 2,046
Ponyta is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ponyta Fire