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
11,126 4,497
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Flying, Fire

2
9,574 3,550
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Psychic. Fighting

3
9,348 3,265
Dragonite is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Dragon, Flying

4
9,756 2,990
Blastoise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

5
9,049 2,460
Gengar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ghost, Poison

6
8,629 3,071
Mew is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Psychic

7
8,034 2,261
Gyarados is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Flying

8
8,408 2,186
Arcanine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

9
3,122 755
Alakazam is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Psychic

10
5,610 4,267
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric

11
5,637 2,510
Jolteon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric

12
5,519 2,138
Lapras is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Ice

13
5,847 2,598
Zapdos is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric, Flying

14
5,133 2,559
Eevee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

15
5,206 2,908
Venusaur is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

16
5,958 2,685
Scyther and Scizor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Bug, Flying

17
5,964 2,216
Articuno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ice, Flying

18
5,205 2,243
Ninetales is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

19
4,869 2,176
Snorlax is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

20
5,395 2,446
Charmander is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

21
3,672 1,908
Vaporeon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

22
5,432 1,858
Squirtle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

23
3,996 1,847
Haunter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ghost, Poison

24
4,634 2,431
Bulbasaur is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

25
3,857 2,583
Moltres is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire, Flying

26
3,423 2,257
Flareon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

27
3,280 1,904
Raichu is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric, Psychic

28
3,573 2,060
Aerodactyl is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Flying

29
3,598 1,885
Charmeleon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

30
2,872 1,858
Marowak is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire, Ghost

31
3,886 1,557
Dragonair is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Dragon

32
3,087 1,774
Kabutops is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Water

33
2,483 1,972
Sandslash is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ice, Steel

34
3,168 1,700
Pidgeot is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal, Flying

35
2,638 1,989
Ditto is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

36
3,313 2,154
Cubone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ground

37
2,782 2,295
Poliwrath is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Fighting

38
2,690 1,719
Wartortle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

39
3,308 1,567
Growlithe is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

40
2,554 1,729
Ivysaur is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

41
2,872 2,037
Vulpix is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

42
2,715 1,800
Rapidash is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

43
1,150 604
Hitmontop is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Fighting

44
2,418 1,665
Golem is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Electric

45
2,450 1,886
Hitmonchan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fighting

46
2,177 1,513
Starmie is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Psychic

47
1,307 490
Macha Grenon is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Fighting

48
2,526 2,103
Onix is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Ground

49
1,104 657
Right On, Rhydon! is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Ground, Rock

50
2,475 1,633
Kadabra is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Psychic