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
11,262 4,577
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Flying, Fire

2
9,735 3,594
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Psychic. Fighting

3
9,476 3,320
Dragonite is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Dragon, Flying

4
9,900 3,023
Blastoise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

5
9,164 2,490
Gengar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ghost, Poison

6
8,740 3,095
Mew is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Psychic

7
8,145 2,281
Gyarados is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Flying

8
8,510 2,211
Arcanine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

9
3,218 771
Alakazam is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Psychic

10
5,693 4,322
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric

11
5,706 2,540
Jolteon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric

12
5,600 2,159
Lapras is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Ice

13
5,912 2,619
Zapdos is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric, Flying

14
5,196 2,595
Eevee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

15
5,276 2,933
Venusaur is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

16
6,016 2,711
Scyther and Scizor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Bug, Flying

17
6,024 2,236
Articuno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ice, Flying

18
5,269 2,260
Ninetales is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

19
4,942 2,190
Snorlax is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

20
5,455 2,466
Charmander is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

21
3,716 1,924
Vaporeon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

22
5,494 1,867
Squirtle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

23
4,037 1,864
Haunter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ghost, Poison

24
4,684 2,443
Bulbasaur is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

25
3,894 2,601
Moltres is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire, Flying

26
3,453 2,275
Flareon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

27
3,315 1,922
Raichu is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric, Psychic

28
3,613 2,076
Aerodactyl is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Flying

29
3,635 1,898
Charmeleon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

30
2,901 1,870
Marowak is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire, Ghost

31
3,927 1,568
Dragonair is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Dragon

32
3,123 1,783
Kabutops is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Water

33
2,513 1,983
Sandslash is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ice, Steel

34
3,199 1,714
Pidgeot is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal, Flying

35
2,666 2,002
Ditto is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

36
3,337 2,165
Cubone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ground

37
2,805 2,307
Poliwrath is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Fighting

38
2,712 1,727
Wartortle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

39
3,333 1,576
Growlithe is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

40
2,581 1,739
Ivysaur is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

41
2,905 2,044
Vulpix is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

42
2,747 1,806
Rapidash is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

43
1,169 619
Hitmontop is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Fighting

44
2,443 1,677
Golem is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Electric

45
2,463 1,903
Hitmonchan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fighting

46
2,200 1,524
Starmie is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Psychic

47
1,335 497
Macha Grenon is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Fighting

48
2,553 2,113
Onix is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Ground

49
1,123 664
Right On, Rhydon! is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Ground, Rock

50
2,498 1,638
Kadabra is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Psychic