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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
10,099 3,884
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

2
8,580 3,162
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

3
8,439 2,884
Dragonite is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

4
8,856 2,711
Blastoise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

5
7,853 2,802
Mew is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Mew

6
8,157 2,236
Gengar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

7
7,265 2,085
Gyarados is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

8
5,086 3,748
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

9
7,645 1,986
Arcanine is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

10
5,339 2,353
Zapdos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

11
5,123 2,243
Jolteon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

12
5,481 2,470
Scyther and Scizor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

13
4,927 2,214
Charmander is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

14
4,689 2,682
Venusaur is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Common Pokemon Name Meanings from Generation 1

15
2,486 568
Alakazam is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Alakazam

16
4,614 2,302
Eevee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

17
5,467 2,067
Articuno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

18
4,975 1,978
Lapras is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

19
4,359 2,018
Snorlax is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

20
4,972 1,699
Squirtle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

21
4,730 2,077
Ninetales is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles

22
4,209 2,147
Nidoking is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Nidoking

23
4,220 2,293
Bulbasaur is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

24
3,559 2,413
Moltres is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

25
3,312 1,757
Vaporeon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

26
2,975 1,715
Raichu is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

27
3,642 1,685
Haunter is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

28
3,326 1,731
Charmeleon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

The Best Pokemon Memes of All Time

29
3,129 2,115
Flareon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

30
3,269 1,919
Aerodactyl is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

31
2,603 1,708
Marowak is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

32
3,548 1,443
Dragonair is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

33
2,268 1,804
Sandslash is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

34
3,047 2,022
Cubone is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

35
2,393 1,824
Ditto is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

29 Things You Didn't Know About Our Founding Fathers

36
2,850 1,629
Kabutops is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

37
2,584 2,150
Poliwrath is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

38
2,950 1,548
Pidgeot is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

39
2,495 1,594
Wartortle is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

40
2,324 1,606
Ivysaur is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

41
2,604 1,932
Vulpix is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

42
2,496 1,684
Rapidash is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

The Worst Pokestops Found So Far in Pokemon Go

43
2,224 1,541
Golem is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

44
2,315 2,007
Onix is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

45
3,040 1,488
Growlithe is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

46
2,258 1,751
Hitmonchan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

47
2,275 1,695
Electabuzz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

48
944 545
Right On, Rhydon! is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Rhydon

49
2,323 1,529
Kadabra is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

50
1,866 1,769
Golduck is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Golduck