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
10,921 4,392
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Flying, Fire

2
9,386 3,495
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Psychic. Fighting

3
9,175 3,216
Dragonite is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Dragon, Flying

4
9,589 2,948
Blastoise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

5
8,895 2,424
Gengar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ghost, Poison

6
8,509 3,025
Mew is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Psychic

7
7,905 2,240
Gyarados is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Flying

8
8,267 2,151
Arcanine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

9
3,013 719
Alakazam is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Psychic

10
5,513 4,187
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric

11
5,540 2,468
Jolteon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric

12
5,415 2,108
Lapras is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Ice

13
5,762 2,569
Zapdos is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric, Flying

14
5,052 2,512
Eevee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

15
5,129 2,874
Venusaur is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

16
5,881 2,654
Scyther and Scizor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Bug, Flying

17
5,887 2,194
Articuno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ice, Flying

18
5,126 2,216
Ninetales is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

19
4,782 2,157
Snorlax is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

20
5,322 2,415
Charmander is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

21
5,357 1,835
Squirtle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

22
3,617 1,884
Vaporeon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

23
3,938 1,819
Haunter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ghost, Poison

24
4,572 2,415
Bulbasaur is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

25
3,233 1,873
Raichu is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric, Psychic

26
3,809 2,558
Moltres is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire, Flying

27
3,381 2,237
Flareon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

28
3,514 2,041
Aerodactyl is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Flying

29
3,837 1,539
Dragonair is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Dragon

30
3,561 1,861
Charmeleon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

31
2,833 1,839
Marowak is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire, Ghost

32
2,451 1,946
Sandslash is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ice, Steel

33
3,050 1,752
Kabutops is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Water

34
3,132 1,680
Pidgeot is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal, Flying

35
2,603 1,964
Ditto is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

36
3,269 2,139
Cubone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ground

37
2,752 2,270
Poliwrath is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Fighting

38
2,656 1,699
Wartortle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

39
2,834 2,019
Vulpix is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

40
3,274 1,554
Growlithe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

41
2,517 1,711
Ivysaur is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

42
1,114 589
Hitmontop is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Fighting

43
2,387 1,647
Golem is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Electric

44
2,421 1,871
Hitmonchan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fighting

45
2,692 1,774
Rapidash is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

46
1,077 646
Right On, Rhydon! is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Ground, Rock

47
2,143 1,493
Starmie is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Psychic

48
1,270 475
Macha Grenon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Fighting

49
2,503 2,085
Onix is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Ground

50
2,031 1,497
Cloyster is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Ice