Button Mash 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
13,318 5,449
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Flying, Fire

2
11,580 3,729
Blastoise is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

3
11,773 4,215
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Psychic. Fighting

4
11,149 3,995
Dragonite is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Dragon, Flying

5
10,730 3,133
Gengar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ghost, Poison

6
10,259 3,616
Mew is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Psychic

7
9,729 2,670
Gyarados is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Flying

8
10,021 2,664
Arcanine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

9
6,878 5,326
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric

10
6,673 2,694
Lapras is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Ice

11
6,353 3,472
Venusaur is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

12
4,523 1,264
Alakazam is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Psychic

13
6,162 3,194
Eevee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

14
5,991 2,613
Snorlax is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

15
6,966 3,087
Zapdos is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric, Flying

16
6,646 3,198
Jolteon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric

17
7,131 2,566
Articuno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ice, Flying

18
6,960 3,167
Scyther and Scizor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Bug, Flying

19
6,529 2,163
Squirtle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

20
6,543 2,831
Charmander is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

21
6,195 2,674
Ninetales is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

22
4,462 2,336
Vaporeon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

23
5,666 2,771
Bulbasaur is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

24
4,704 2,280
Haunter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ghost, Poison

25
4,589 2,961
Moltres is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire, Flying