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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!

1
10,582 4,165
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Charizard Flying, Fire

2
9,033 3,362
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Mewtwo Psychic. Fighting

3
8,827 3,090
Dragonite is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Dragonite Dragon, Flying

4
9,278 2,833
Blastoise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Blastoise Water

5
8,525 2,358
Gengar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Gengar Ghost, Poison

6
8,234 2,939
Mew is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Mew Psychic

7
7,621 2,172
Gyarados is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Gyarados Water, Flying

8
7,969 2,097
Arcanine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Arcanine Fire

9
5,347 4,004
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Pikachu Electric

10
2,749 654
Alakazam is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Alakazam Psychic

11
5,573 2,486
Zapdos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Zapdos Electric, Flying

12
5,352 2,379
Jolteon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Jolteon Electric

13
4,942 2,787
Venusaur is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Venusaur Grass, Poison

14
4,868 2,425
Eevee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Eevee Normal

15
5,208 2,043
Lapras is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Lapras Water, Ice

16
5,708 2,592
Scyther and Scizor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Scyther Bug, Flying

17
5,690 2,137
Articuno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Articuno Ice, Flying

18
5,155 2,334
Charmander is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Charmander Fire

19
4,948 2,160
Ninetales is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ninetales Fire

20
4,591 2,106
Snorlax is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Snorlax Normal

21
5,200 1,775
Squirtle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Squirtle Water

22
3,473 1,834
Vaporeon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Vaporeon Water

23
3,802 1,758
Haunter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Haunter Ghost, Poison

24
4,419 2,359
Bulbasaur is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Bulbasaur Grass, Poison

25
3,689 2,499
Moltres is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Moltres Fire, Flying

26
3,123 1,806
Raichu is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Raichu Electric, Psychic

27
3,405 1,986
Aerodactyl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Aerodactyl Rock, Flying

28
3,258 2,189
Flareon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Flareon Fire

29
3,459 1,807
Charmeleon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Charmeleon Fire

30
2,728 1,784
Marowak is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Marowak Fire, Ghost

31
3,704 1,502
Dragonair is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Dragonair Dragon

32
2,369 1,884
Sandslash is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Sandslash Ice, Steel

33
2,960 1,709
Kabutops is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Kabutops Rock, Water

34
3,046 1,630
Pidgeot is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Pidgeot Normal, Flying

35
2,521 1,902
Ditto is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ditto Normal

36
3,170 2,091
Cubone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Cubone Ground

37
2,680 2,224
Poliwrath is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Poliwrath Water, Fighting

38
2,586 1,663
Wartortle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Wartortle Water

39
2,431 1,670
Ivysaur is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ivysaur Grass, Poison

40
3,170 1,530
Growlithe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Growlithe Fire

41
2,733 1,987
Vulpix is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Vulpix Fire

42
2,616 1,734
Rapidash is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Rapidash Fire

43
2,318 1,605
Golem is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Golem Rock, Electric

44
1,041 546
Hitmontop is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Hitmonlee Fighting

45
2,349 1,832
Hitmonchan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Hitmonchan Fighting

46
2,089 1,446
Starmie is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Starmie Water, Psychic

47
2,432 2,056
Onix is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Onix Rock, Ground

48
1,026 607
Right On, Rhydon! is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Rhydon Ground, Rock

49
2,404 1,573
Kadabra is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Kadabra Psychic

50
1,987 1,449
Cloyster is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Cloyster Water, Ice