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
11,275 4,584
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Flying, Fire

2
9,752 3,599
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Psychic. Fighting

3
9,487 3,328
Dragonite is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Dragon, Flying

4
9,912 3,028
Blastoise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

5
9,176 2,496
Gengar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ghost, Poison

6
8,747 3,099
Mew is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Psychic

7
8,155 2,282
Gyarados is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Flying

8
8,522 2,211
Arcanine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

9
3,228 773
Alakazam is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Psychic

10
5,699 4,328
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric

11
5,713 2,544
Jolteon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric

12
5,608 2,161
Lapras is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Ice

13
5,918 2,621
Zapdos is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric, Flying

14
5,204 2,600
Eevee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

15
5,285 2,935
Venusaur is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

16
6,021 2,713
Scyther and Scizor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Bug, Flying

17
6,030 2,239
Articuno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ice, Flying

18
5,272 2,263
Ninetales is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

19
4,947 2,194
Snorlax is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

20
5,458 2,471
Charmander is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

21
3,723 1,927
Vaporeon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

22
5,496 1,872
Squirtle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

23
4,039 1,868
Haunter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ghost, Poison

24
4,689 2,444
Bulbasaur is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

25
3,897 2,604
Moltres is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire, Flying

26
3,456 2,279
Flareon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

27
3,319 1,926
Raichu is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Electric, Psychic

28
3,618 2,079
Aerodactyl is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Flying

29
3,637 1,902
Charmeleon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

30
2,905 1,873
Marowak is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire, Ghost

31
3,930 1,571
Dragonair is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Dragon

32
3,127 1,785
Kabutops is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Water

33
2,516 1,986
Sandslash is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ice, Steel

34
3,201 1,718
Pidgeot is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal, Flying

35
2,668 2,006
Ditto is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Normal

36
3,339 2,169
Cubone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Ground

37
2,809 2,309
Poliwrath is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Fighting

38
2,714 1,731
Wartortle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water

39
3,335 1,580
Growlithe is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

40
2,583 1,743
Ivysaur is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Grass, Poison

41
2,908 2,048
Vulpix is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

42
2,748 1,811
Rapidash is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fire

43
1,170 624
Hitmontop is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Fighting

44
2,444 1,682
Golem is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Electric

45
2,465 1,907
Hitmonchan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Fighting

46
2,202 1,527
Starmie is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Water, Psychic

47
1,338 499
Macha Grenon is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Fighting

48
2,555 2,116
Onix is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Rock, Ground

49
1,124 668
Right On, Rhydon! is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added

Ground, Rock

50
2,500 1,641
Kadabra is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

Psychic