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!

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1
10,108 3,887
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

2
8,585 3,166
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

3
8,445 2,886
Dragonite is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

4
8,863 2,712
Blastoise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

5
7,857 2,804
Mew is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Mew

6
8,161 2,238
Gengar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

7
7,272 2,086
Gyarados is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

8
5,089 3,751
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

9
7,649 1,986
Arcanine is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

10
5,343 2,354
Zapdos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

11
5,127 2,244
Jolteon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

12
5,484 2,472
Scyther and Scizor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

13
4,930 2,216
Charmander is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

14
4,694 2,682
Venusaur is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

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15
2,493 568
Alakazam is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Alakazam

16
4,618 2,303
Eevee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

17
5,472 2,068
Articuno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

18
4,979 1,978
Lapras is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

19
4,362 2,019
Snorlax is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

20
4,976 1,700
Squirtle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

21
4,734 2,077
Ninetales is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

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22
4,212 2,147
Nidoking is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
Nidoking

23
4,223 2,294
Bulbasaur is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

24
3,562 2,414
Moltres is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

25
3,314 1,758
Vaporeon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

26
2,978 1,716
Raichu is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

27
3,645 1,686
Haunter is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

28
3,331 1,731
Charmeleon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

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29
3,131 2,116
Flareon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

30
3,271 1,920
Aerodactyl is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

31
2,605 1,709
Marowak is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

32
3,550 1,444
Dragonair is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

33
2,268 1,806
Sandslash is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

34
3,050 2,023
Cubone is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

35
2,394 1,825
Ditto is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

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36
2,852 1,630
Kabutops is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

37
2,587 2,151
Poliwrath is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

38
2,952 1,549
Pidgeot is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

39
2,497 1,595
Wartortle is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

40
2,327 1,606
Ivysaur is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

41
2,605 1,933
Vulpix is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

42
2,498 1,684
Rapidash is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

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43
2,226 1,541
Golem is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

44
2,317 2,008
Onix is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

45
3,041 1,489
Growlithe is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

46
2,260 1,752
Hitmonchan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

47
2,277 1,695
Electabuzz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

48
946 545
Right On, Rhydon! is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
phan-timon added Rhydon

49
2,325 1,529
Kadabra is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon

50
1,867 1,770
Golduck is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Generation 1 Pokemon
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Golduck