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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

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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
10,379 4,064
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Charizard Flying, Fire

2
8,849 3,295
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Mewtwo Psychic. Fighting

3
8,656 3,017
Dragonite is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Dragonite Dragon, Flying

4
9,105 2,794
Blastoise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Blastoise Water

5
8,074 2,887
Mew is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Mew Psychic

6
8,357 2,316
Gengar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Gengar Ghost, Poison

7
7,482 2,136
Gyarados is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Gyarados Water, Flying

8
7,829 2,046
Arcanine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Arcanine Fire

9
5,474 2,428
Zapdos is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Zapdos Electric, Flying

10
5,241 3,899
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Pikachu Electric

11
5,254 2,321
Jolteon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Jolteon Electric

12
5,610 2,548
Scyther and Scizor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Scyther Bug, Flying

13
4,835 2,742
Venusaur is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Venusaur Grass, Poison

14
2,630 612
Alakazam is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Alakazam Psychic

Common Pokemon Name Meanings from Generation 1

15
5,056 2,295
Charmander is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Charmander Fire

16
4,756 2,370
Eevee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Eevee Normal

17
5,593 2,110
Articuno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Articuno Ice, Flying

18
5,104 2,018
Lapras is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Lapras Water, Ice

19
4,848 2,127
Ninetales is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ninetales Fire

20
4,499 2,069
Snorlax is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Snorlax Normal

21
5,093 1,751
Squirtle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Squirtle Water

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22
3,407 1,801
Vaporeon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Vaporeon Water

23
3,641 2,461
Moltres is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Moltres Fire, Flying

24
3,056 1,770
Raichu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Raichu Electric, Psychic

25
3,728 1,730
Haunter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Haunter Ghost, Poison

26
4,322 2,340
Bulbasaur is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Bulbasaur Grass, Poison

27
3,352 1,956
Aerodactyl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Aerodactyl Rock, Flying

28
3,204 2,157
Flareon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Flareon Fire

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29
2,671 1,759
Marowak is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Marowak Fire, Ghost

30
3,406 1,780
Charmeleon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Charmeleon Fire

31
3,644 1,480
Dragonair is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Dragonair Dragon

32
2,325 1,854
Sandslash is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Sandslash Ice, Steel

33
2,919 1,671
Kabutops is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Kabutops Rock, Water

34
2,469 1,867
Ditto is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ditto Normal

35
3,009 1,595
Pidgeot is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Pidgeot Normal, Flying

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36
2,649 2,190
Poliwrath is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Poliwrath Water, Fighting

37
3,112 2,068
Cubone is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Cubone Ground

38
2,546 1,637
Wartortle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Wartortle Water

39
2,385 1,645
Ivysaur is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Ivysaur Grass, Poison

40
2,674 1,968
Vulpix is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Vulpix Fire

41
3,114 1,516
Growlithe is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Growlithe Fire

42
2,570 1,715
Rapidash is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Rapidash Fire

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43
2,286 1,574
Golem is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Golem Rock, Electric

44
2,307 1,798
Hitmonchan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Hitmonchan Fighting

45
2,390 2,038
Onix is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Onix Rock, Ground

46
1,000 519
Hitmontop is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Hitmonlee Fighting

47
996 580
Right On, Rhydon! is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Rhydon Ground, Rock

48
2,337 1,728
Electabuzz is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Electabuzz Electric

49
2,371 1,559
Kadabra is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Kadabra Psychic

50
1,908 1,811
Golduck is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Golduck Water