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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
10,362 4,056
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Charizard Flying, Fire

2
8,833 3,292
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Mewtwo Psychic. Fighting

3
8,644 3,014
Dragonite is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Dragonite Dragon, Flying

4
9,090 2,791
Blastoise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Blastoise Water

5
8,059 2,884
Mew is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Mew Psychic

6
8,346 2,313
Gengar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Gengar Ghost, Poison

7
7,469 2,133
Gyarados is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Gyarados Water, Flying

8
7,820 2,040
Arcanine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Arcanine Fire

9
5,470 2,421
Zapdos is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Zapdos Electric, Flying

10
5,233 3,892
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Pikachu Electric

11
5,248 2,311
Jolteon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Jolteon Electric

12
5,605 2,542
Scyther and Scizor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Scyther Bug, Flying

13
4,825 2,738
Venusaur is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Venusaur Grass, Poison

14
2,620 609
Alakazam is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Alakazam Psychic

Common Pokemon Name Meanings from Generation 1

15
5,047 2,290
Charmander is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Charmander Fire

16
4,745 2,367
Eevee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Eevee Normal

17
5,582 2,107
Articuno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Articuno Ice, Flying

18
5,095 2,014
Lapras is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Lapras Water, Ice

19
4,839 2,124
Ninetales is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ninetales Fire

20
4,490 2,067
Snorlax is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Snorlax Normal

21
5,087 1,748
Squirtle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Squirtle Water

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22
3,404 1,796
Vaporeon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Vaporeon Water

23
3,637 2,457
Moltres is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Moltres Fire, Flying

24
3,055 1,763
Raichu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Raichu Electric, Psychic

25
3,722 1,727
Haunter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Haunter Ghost, Poison

26
4,316 2,336
Bulbasaur is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Bulbasaur Grass, Poison

27
3,347 1,953
Aerodactyl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Aerodactyl Rock, Flying

28
3,201 2,153
Flareon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Flareon Fire

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29
2,668 1,753
Marowak is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Marowak Fire, Ghost

30
3,398 1,776
Charmeleon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Charmeleon Fire

31
3,636 1,478
Dragonair is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Dragonair Dragon

32
2,321 1,848
Sandslash is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Sandslash Ice, Steel

33
2,914 1,666
Kabutops is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Kabutops Rock, Water

34
2,465 1,862
Ditto is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ditto Normal

35
3,004 1,590
Pidgeot is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Pidgeot Normal, Flying

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36
2,647 2,183
Poliwrath is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Poliwrath Water, Fighting

37
3,109 2,063
Cubone is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Cubone Ground

38
2,543 1,632
Wartortle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Wartortle Water

39
2,380 1,641
Ivysaur is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ivysaur Grass, Poison

40
2,668 1,965
Vulpix is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Vulpix Fire

41
3,110 1,512
Growlithe is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Growlithe Fire

42
2,565 1,712
Rapidash is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Rapidash Fire

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43
2,281 1,570
Golem is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Golem Rock, Electric

44
2,301 1,795
Hitmonchan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Hitmonchan Fighting

45
2,383 2,036
Onix is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Onix Rock, Ground

46
994 515
Hitmontop is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Hitmonlee Fighting

47
993 575
Right On, Rhydon! is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Rhydon Ground, Rock

48
2,334 1,723
Electabuzz is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Electabuzz Electric

49
2,371 1,554
Kadabra is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Kadabra Psychic

50
1,907 1,806
Golduck is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Golduck Water