List of generation I Pokémon

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The first generation (Generation I) of the Pokémon franchise features the original 151 fictional species of creatures introduced to the core video game series in the 1996 Game Boy games Pokémon Red and Blue.

The following list details the 151 Pokémon of Generation I in order of their National Pokédex number. The first Pokémon, Bulbasaur, is number 001 and the last, Mew, is number 151. Alternate forms that result in type changes are included for convenience. Mega evolutions and regional forms are included on the pages for the generation in which they were introduced. MissingNo., a glitch, is also on this list.

Design and development[edit]

The majority of Pokémon in Generation I had relatively simple designs and were highly analogous to real-life creatures including but not limited to: Pidgey (a pigeon), Krabby (a crab), Rattata (a rat), Ekans (a snake), Arbok (a cobra), Seel (a seal), and Dewgong (a dugong). Many Pokémon in the original games served as the base for repeating concepts later in the series.[1]

List of Pokémon[edit]

List of Pokémon species introduced in Generation I (1996)[nb 1]
Name National Pokédex
Type(s) Evolves from Evolves into Notes
English Japanese Primary Secondary
Bulbasaur Fushigidane (フシギダネ) 0001 Grass Poison Beginning of evolution Ivysaur (#002) It uses the nutrients that are stored in the seed on its back in order to grow. The reception of Bulbasaur has been largely positive and it often appears in "top Pokémon lists".[3][4] Its English name is a portmanteau of "bulb" and "dinosaur".[5]
Ivysaur Fushigisō (フシギソウ) 0002 Grass Poison Bulbasaur (#001) Venusaur (#003) It is a playable character in Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as a part of the "Pokémon Trainer" fighter. Its English name is a portmanteau of "ivy" and "dinosaur".[6]
Venusaur Fushigibana (フシギバナ) 0003 Grass Poison Ivysaur (#002) Mega Evolution
Its English name is a portmanteau of "Venus" (relating to the Venus flytrap) and "dinosaur". It is based on the Pareiasaur. It is the mascot of Pokémon Green and LeafGreen.[7] A bewitching aroma wafts from its flower. The fragrance becalms those engaged in a battle. Its plant blooms when it is absorbing solar energy.
Charmander Hitokage (ヒトカゲ) 0004 Fire Beginning of evolution Charmeleon (#005) Charmander is a bipedal, salamander-like creature with a flame at the tip of its tail. Its English name is a portmanteau of "char" and "salamander". From the time it is born, a flame burns at the tip of its tail. Its life would end if the flame were to go out.
Charmeleon Rizādo (リザード) 0005 Fire Charmander (#004) Charizard (#006) Charmeleon is similar to Charmander yet larger. Its English name is a portmanteau of "char" and "chameleon".[8] If it becomes agitated during battle, it spouts intense flames, incinerating its surroundings.
Charizard Rizādon (リザードン) 0006 Fire Flying Charmeleon (#005) Two Mega Evolutions
It is a playable character as a part of the "Pokémon Trainer" fighter in Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, as well as a standalone fighter in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. It is also the mascot of Pokémon Red and FireRed. In its Mega Charizard X form, it gains the dragon typing. Its English name is a portmanteau of "char" and "lizard".
Squirtle Zenigame (ゼニガメ) 0007 Water Beginning of evolution Wartortle (#008) It is a playable character in Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as a part of the "Pokémon Trainer" fighter. Its English name is a portmanteau of "squirt" and "turtle". It is one of the Kanto starter Pokémon.[9]
Wartortle Kamēru (カメール) 0008 Water Squirtle (#007) Blastoise (#009) Its English name is a portmanteau of "wart", "tortoise", and "turtle". Its tail is large and covered with a rich, thick fur. Its tail becomes increasingly deeper in color as Wartortle ages. Legends say it can live up to 1,000 years old. Wartortle was originally intended to have an entirely different final evolution that shared a closer design.
Blastoise Kamekkusu (カメックス) 0009 Water Wartortle (#008) Mega Evolution[10][11][12]
Its English name is a portmanteau of "blast" and "tortoise". It is the mascot of Pokémon Blue.[13] In early stages of Red and Green's development, Blastoise was originally separate from the Squirtle line and was called "Caravaggio". A Blastoise trading card, which was originally made as a test print before the commercial English cards, was sold for $360,000 in 2021.[14] The rocket cannons on its shell fire jets of water capable of punching holes through thick steel.
Caterpie Kyatapī (キャタピー) 0010 Bug Beginning of evolution Metapod (#011) To avoid predators, it releases an odor that makes bird-type Pokémon hesitant to hunt it. Its appearance is based on the Eastern Tiger Swallowtail.
Metapod Toranseru (トランセル) 0011 Bug Caterpie (#010) Butterfree (#012) The outer shell of Metapod is extremely hard, but the insides are soft due to the changes that it is undergoing. It may not move for more than two weeks. Ume Aoki, a Japanese cartoonist who is famous for her work on the manga Hidamari Sketch and the anime Puella Magi Madoka Magica, utilizes a likeness of herself cosplaying as a Metapod in her drawn works.[15]
Butterfree Batafurī (バタフリー) 0012 Bug Flying Metapod (#011) Gigantamax It rubs honey onto the hairs on its legs to carry it back to its nest. In battle, it flaps its wings at great speed to release spores and powders onto opponents. Its Gigantamax form is a tremendous size with huge, turquoise wings and resembles Mothra of the Godzilla franchise. It sheds toxic flakes of crystallized Gigantamax energy.
Weedle Bīdoru (ビードル) 0013 Bug Poison Beginning of evolution Kakuna (#014) Its stinger is poisonous. While it does not like to fight, Weedle can protect itself, if only for a short while.
Kakuna Kokūn (コクーン) 0014 Bug Poison Weedle (#013) Beedrill (#015) Similar to Metapod, its shell is extremely hard, but the insides are soft due to its metamorphosis. Kakuna also doesn't move as much. Kakuna typically attach to trees in clusters and feel hot to the touch.
Beedrill Supiā (スピアー) 0015 Bug Poison Kakuna (#014) Mega Evolution Beedrill are highly aggressive and will violently swarm and sting anyone who approaches their hive. Beedrill appear as large hornets with spikes on their forearms.
Pidgey Poppo (ポッポ) 0016 Normal Flying Beginning of evolution Pidgeotto (#017) Pidgey is the common bird of Kanto. It hunts bug Pokémon until they scurry away. It is considered as an alternative version of Spearow and a rival to it.
Pidgeotto Pijon (ピジョン) 0017 Normal Flying Pidgey (#016) Pidgeot (#018) Pidgeotto was the second Pokémon that Ash Ketchum caught on his journey in the anime. It constantly flies around its large territory in search of prey and often squabbles with other Pidgeotto over territory.
Pidgeot Pijotto (ピジョット) 0018 Normal Flying Pidgeotto (#017) Mega Evolution Most trainers choose Pidgeot as their Pokémon due to their striking, beautiful feathers. Pidgeots tend to be very large in size. Its highly decorated plumage is used to intimidate enemies. It races through the skies at Mach-2 speed.
Rattata Koratta (コラッタ) 0019 Normal Beginning of evolution Raticate (#020) Its teeth grow long overtime, so it has to gnaw on logs, houses, telephone poles, and more, so it is often seen as a pest. Rattata has an Alolan form that is a Dark/Normal type.
Raticate Ratta (ラッタ) 0020 Normal Rattata (#019) End of evolution Raticate commands groups of Rattatas to gather food. Like Rattata, it has to whittle its teeth down, but as its teeth are much stronger, it requires harder objects such as steel and rocks. Like Rattata, Raticate has an Alolan form that is a Dark/Normal type.
Spearow Onisuzume (オニスズメ) 0021 Normal Flying Beginning of evolution Fearow (#022) It eats bugs in grasslands and has to flap its short wings at high-speed to stay airborne. Spearows have short temperaments, and tend to swarm perceived enemies in large flocks. Ash Ketchum attempted to catch a Spearow without the help of his Pikachu, leading to a rather disastrous start of his journey.
Fearow Onidoriru (オニドリル) 0022 Normal Flying Spearow (#021) End of evolution Fearow is a lanky and awkward bird. Its English name is a portmanteau of "fear" and "sparrow". Fearow are large birds that can fly at extremely high altitudes for long periods of time.
Ekans Ābo (アーボ) 0023 Poison Beginning of evolution Arbok (#024) Its English name is "snake" spelled backwards. Ekans tends to coil itself, for protection while it sleeps Ekans was Team Rocket member Jessie's starter Pokémon.
Arbok Ābokku (アーボック) 0024 Poison Ekans (#023) End of evolution Jessie, a member of Team Rocket, owned an Arbok for the Kanto, Johto, and a small portion of the Advanced Generation series of the Pokémon anime. The pattern on its chest is changes everywhere it lives. It is hard to escape from its coil as it is so strong, it can crush a steel drum by constricting it. Its English name is "kobra" (which is pronounced the same as "cobra") spelled backwards.
Pikachu Pikachū (ピカチュウ) 0025 Electric Pichu (#172) Raichu (#026)
Pikachu is the primary mascot of the Pokémon franchise, as well as Pokémon Yellow and Let's Go, Pikachu!. It is also playable in every Super Smash Bros. game. Its Gigantamax form looks like its old sprite from Red and Blue with a glowing, whitish tail. It raises its tail to check its surroundings and it sometimes gets struck by lightning in that pose. If Pikachu sees something new, it will shock it with electricity. When you will see blackened marks on the ground, you will find out that Pikachu had mistook its electrical power.
Raichu Raichū (ライチュウ) 0026 Electric Pikachu (#025) End of evolution Unlike Pikachu, It is orange. Its tail is skinny and has a lightning bolt at the end. A female’s tail lacks a point. It can store over 100,000 volts of electricity. A single attack from this Pokemon is strong enough to knock out a Copperajah. Raichu has an Alolan form that is an Electric/Psychic type. Raichu and Alolan Raichu were created by Atsuko Nishida.[16]
Sandshrew Sando (サンド) 0027 Ground Beginning of evolution Sandslash (#028) Based on the Chinese pangolin, Sandshrew is known to curl into a ball to defend itself. It burrows nests into the ground Sandshrew has an Alolan form that is a Steel/Ice type.
Sandslash Sandopan (サンドパン) 0028 Ground Sandshrew (#027) End of evolution Sandslash has the ability to curl into a spiny ball to attack or escape other Pokemon. Like Sandshrew, Sandslash has an Alolan form that is a Steel/Ice type. It climbs trees with its sharp claws. Sandslash shares the berries it gathers, dropping them down to Sandshrew.
Nidoran♀ Nidoran♀ (ニドラン♀) 0029 Poison Beginning of evolution Nidorina (#030) It is related to the Nidoran♂ line and can produce eggs that contain either Nidoran♀ or Nidoran♂. It is less aggressive than its male counterpart, with a less threatening horn.
Nidorina Nidorīna (ニドリーナ) 0030 Poison Nidoran♀ (#029) Nidoqueen (#031) If a group is threatened, these Pokémon will band together to assault enemies with ultrasonic waves. The horn on its head has atrophied.
Nidoqueen Nidokuin (ニドクイン) 0031 Poison Ground Nidorina (#030) End of evolution It pacifies offspring by placing them in the gaps between the spines on its back. The spines will never secrete poison while young are present. Its hide is so strong, not much can hurt it. It can only evolve using a Moon Stone.
Nidoran♂ Nidoran♂ (ニドラン♂) 0032 Poison Beginning of evolution Nidorino (#033) It was the third Pokémon to be created, after Rhydon and Kangaskhan were created. This version of Nidoran (and its evolutions) are more aggressive and have larger spines than their female counterpart.
Nidorino Nidorīno (ニドリーノ) 0033 Poison Nidoran♂ (#032) Nidoking (#034) The evolution of the Nidoran♂. It is most famous for being the first Pokemon seen when a Generation I game is played, appearing in the opening cut scene.
Nidoking Nidokingu (ニドキング) 0034 Poison Ground Nidorino (#033) End of evolution Based on Baragon from the Godzilla franchise, it fights to protect its family and offspring. Nidoking's thick tail packs enormously destructive power. With one swing, it can topple a metal transmission tower
Clefairy Pippi (ピッピ) 0035 Fairy[nb 2] Cleffa (#173) Clefable (#036) Clefairy was originally proposed to be joint mascot of the Pokémon franchise alongside Pikachu, but was quickly overshadowed by the latter's popularity. Timid creatures, they rarely come, only appearing under a full moon. People love Clefairy for its cuteness but it's too rare to be found often.
Clefable Pikushī (ピクシー) 0036 Fairy[nb 2] Clefairy (#035) End of evolution It is rarely seen by people. Clefable walks around on moonlit nights, skipping lightly as if in flight, allowing it to walk on water. It has an extremely sharp sense of hearing; its sensitive ears allow it to detect a pin drop from a mile away.
Vulpix Rokon (ロコン) 0037 Fire Beginning of evolution Ninetales (#038) When a Vulpix is born, it only has one white tail that splits into six tails as it grows. Vulpix has an Alolan form that is an Ice type. Vulpix has also been selected as a "mascot" for Hokkaido, and is featured in the livery of an Air Do Boeing 767 aircraft.[17]
Ninetales Kyūkon (キュウコン) 0038 Fire Vulpix (#037) End of evolution Its design is inspired by the nine-tailed fox of East Asian myth.[18] Like Vulpix, Ninetales has an Alolan form, granting it the Ice/Fairy typing. Ninetales are considered to be beasts of great power and said to live very long lives. Grabbing one of its tails without permission grants a 1,000 year curse—or so it is said.
Jigglypuff Purin (プリン) 0039 Normal Fairy[nb 2] Igglybuff (#174) Wigglytuff (#040) It is a playable character in every Super Smash Bros. game. Jigglypuff appears in the anime frequently as a running gag where it always tries to sing for an audience but puts everyone to sleep with Sing instead. When this happens, it uses the marker that is part of the microphone it carries around to draw silly faces on people.
Wigglytuff Pukurin (プクリン) 0040 Normal Fairy[nb 2] Jigglypuff (#039) End of evolution Wigglytuff's body is very flexible. By inhaling deeply, it can inflate itself seemingly without end. Once inflated, Wigglytuff bounces along lightly with the wind.
Zubat Zubatto (ズバット) 0041 Poison Flying Beginning of evolution Golbat (#042) Zubat is blind and uses echolocation to see. Zubats are part of a popular meme within the franchise main due to the fact Zubat is the most commonly encountered Pokémon. Being present in almost every cave or underground area.
Golbat Gorubatto (ゴルバット) 0042 Poison Flying Zubat (#041) Crobat (#169) Golbat loves to drink blood, it can drink so much that it becomes unable fly. Unlike Zubat, Golbat have eyes, feet, and a large gaping mouth.
Oddish Nazonokusa (ナゾノクサ) 0043 Grass Poison Beginning of evolution Gloom (#044) It buries itself in the soil to absorb the nutrients. The more water it drinks, the glossier it becomes. Oddish are nocturnal by nature and mainly wander at night to spread their seeds.
Gloom Kusaihana (クサイハナ) 0044 Grass Poison Oddish (#043) Vileplume (#045)
Bellossom (#182)
If it senses danger it produces a horrific stench from the leaves on its head. Glooms always have a line of drool oozing from their mouths. Using the Leaf Stone evolves Gloom into Vileplume, and using the Sun Stone evolves it into Bellossom.
Vileplume Rafureshia (ラフレシア) 0045 Grass Poison Gloom (#044) End of evolution Vileplume has the world's largest petals. They are used to attract prey that are then doused with toxic spores. These toxic spores will leave you sick for days. Vileplume is based on the rafflesia, the world's smelliest flower.
Paras Parasu (パラス) 0046 Bug Grass Beginning of evolution Parasect (#047) Paras is a Bug-type Pokémon that is the host to a parasitic mushroom. As it ages, the mushroom begins to completely take over its body, evolving it into Parasect. Most of the nutrients Paras gets from feeding on plant roots are absorbed instead by the mushrooms. These mushrooms can be removed and used for medicines, however more always will grow on Paras' back later on.
Parasect Parasekuto (パラセクト) 0047 Bug Grass Paras (#046) End of evolution Parasects are the endpoint of a Paras' life stage, where the mushroom has fully engulfed its body, completely taking it over. It requires more energy from trees due to its larger size. It was originally called "Fungus" in early development.
Venonat Konpan (コンパン) 0048 Bug Poison Beginning of evolution Venomoth (#049) It is based on the gnat. Venonats are nocturnal predators which use their radar-like compound eyes to see in the dark.
Venomoth Morufon (モルフォン) 0049 Bug Poison Venonat (#048) End of evolution Venomoths are large violet/fuchsia-coloured moths. Its wings shed poisonous scales. These powdery scales are hard to remove from skin and contain poison that leaks out on contact.
Diglett Diguda (ディグダ) 0050 Ground Beginning of evolution Dugtrio (#051) Farmers like to use Digletts to plough the soil for crops to grow plentifully. Diglett has an Alolan form that is a Ground/Steel type. No one has ever seen the full body of a Diglett.
Dugtrio Dagutorio (ダグトリオ) 0051 Ground Diglett (#050) End of evolution Dugtrio is a tripled Diglett. Like Diglett, Dugtrio has an Alolan form that is a Ground/Steel type. Like Diglett, no one has ever seen the full body of a Dugtrio. Occasionally, they will fight over which head gets to eat first.
Meowth Nyāsu (ニャース) 0052 Normal Beginning of evolution Persian (#053)[nb 3]
One of the main members of Team Rocket in the Pokémon anime series. Team Rocket's Meowth can speak human language as well as converse with other Pokémon. Meowth love anything shiny and will steal whatever it can. Murkrow and Meowth will loot each other's hoards of treasure. Meowth's Alolan form is a Dark type and its Galarian form is a Steel type. Its Gigantamax form is a tall, thin, long cat that has glowing eyes and a mark on its coin.
Persian Perushian (ペルシアン) 0053 Normal Meowth (#052) End of evolution Persian will sneak up behind a foe silently by retracting its claws. It will then pounce and rip them to shreds. Persian's Alolan form is a Dark type and its Galarian counterpart Perrserker is a Steel type. While Meowth has a gold coin on its forehead, Persian has a red jewel. A Persian is owned by Team Rocket's leader, Giovanni in the Pokémon anime series.
Psyduck Kodakku (コダック) 0054 Water Beginning of evolution Golduck (#055) It has constant headaches. When Psyduck's headache gets severe, it unleashes its psychic powers. Psyduck was originally intended to have a currently unnamed middle evolution, but it was scrapped. Psyduck in the anime series first appears belonging to Misty, and was seen as unreliable and a nuisance until it begins using its Psychic abilities.
Golduck Gorudakku (ゴルダック) 0055 Water Psyduck (#054) End of evolution It was almost hunted to extinction by hunters wanting the precious jewel on its forehead. Its capabilities are superior compared to Psyduck. It swims effortlessly, even in rough, stormy seas. It is known to rescue people from wrecked ships.
Mankey Mankī (マンキー) 0056 Fighting Beginning of evolution Primeape (#057) Mankey is a snub-nosed monkey-esque Pokémon that specialises in physical fighting and is very aggressive and short-tempered. When Mankey is angry, it begins shaking and its breathing turns rough. Its rage peaks quickly, preventing its victim from being able to flee.
Primeape Okorizaru (オコリザル) 0057 Fighting Mankey (#056) Annihilape (#979) Anything can make a Primeape's blood boil. It is not as smart when it is really mad, though. However, sometimes it can get so mad that it can die, because it couldn't handle its anger. Primeape is based on the baboon.
Growlithe Gādi (ガーディ) 0058 Fire Beginning of evolution Arcanine (#059) It is a brave and loyal dog Pokémon that will bark and bite to defend its territory from intruders. Growlithe are popular throughout the Pokémon world as both guard dogs and police dogs. They are based on the Ryukyuan Shisa and Japanese Komainu lion-dog statues.
Arcanine Uindi (ウインディ) 0059 Fire Growlithe (#058) End of evolution Arcanine is a fan-favourite Pokémon and among the strongest non-legendary Pokémon and has been described as having "the mane of a lion ... the stripes of a tiger [and] the speed of a panther".[19][20][21]
Poliwag Nyoromo (ニョロモ) 0060 Water Beginning of evolution Poliwhirl (#061) Poliwag is Satoshi Tajiri (the creator of the Pokémon franchise)'s favourite Pokémon. Its appearance is similar to that of which it is named, a polliwog and a tadpole. It only has a tail and two legs for movement, and the swirl on its belly is its intestines visible through its thin skin.
Poliwhirl Nyorozo (ニョロゾ) 0061 Water Poliwag (#060) Poliwrath (#062)
Politoed (#186)
Poliwhirl is among the most-marketed Pokémon,[22] being used in a line of chewable vitamins as well as a line of toothbrushes. Poliwhirl appears as a humanoid-shaped Pokémon that has a similar appearance to Poliwag, except of having arms and no tail. It evolves into Poliwrath after using a Water Stone. It also evolves into Politoed after being traded while it holds a King's Rock.[23][24]
Poliwrath Nyorobon (ニョロボン) 0062 Water Fighting Poliwhirl (#061) End of evolution It is capable of swimming the length of the Pacific Ocean tirelessly. It evolves from Poliwhirl after using a Water Stone. The swirl on its belly is reversed from its pre-evolutions.
Abra Kēshii (ケーシィ) 0063 Psychic Beginning of evolution Kadabra (#064) Abra sleeps all of the time. Even when it is sleeping, which it does most of its life, it can sense danger with its highly potent Psychic power. When it is in danger, it will teleport to safety. Abra's teleportation is usually faster than the player's Pokémon, requiring a higher Speed stat in order to disable it before it teleports.
Kadabra Yungerā (ユンゲラー) 0064 Psychic Abra (#063) Alakazam (#065) Kadabra has been the source of various controversies. The symbols on its body have been associated to those used by Nazi Germany's Waffen-SS. Furthermore, in November 2000, Israeli magician Uri Gellar sued Nintendo, claiming Kadabra embodies an unauthorized appropriation of his identity.[25][26][27] However, in 2020, he released a claim that Nintendo could use Kadabra again.
Alakazam Fūdin (フーディン) 0065 Psychic Kadabra (#064) Mega Evolution Due to its brain drastically growing, causing its head to be too heavy, it actually uses its psychic power to hold its head up. Its 5000 IQ makes it a very intelligent Pokémon. It can affect nearby technology using its brainwaves. Kadabra and Alakazam were the direct counters to the Gastly line of Ghost-type Pokémon since they were dual types with Poison-type, hence weak to psychic-type moves. Throughout the series, the Abra and Gastly lines were considered rivals.
Machop Wanrikī (ワンリキー) 0066 Fighting Beginning of evolution Machoke (#067) The best thing about Machop is that its muscles never get sore. It can hurl around 100 adult humans before it gets tired.
Machoke Gōrikī (ゴーリキー) 0067 Fighting Machop(#066) Machamp (#068) Machoke is typically used for heavy lifting jobs due to its super strength. Its appearance is similar to a WWE-style wrestler, with what appears to be exercise shorts.
Machamp Kairikī (カイリキー) 0068 Fighting Machoke (#067) Gigantamax Machamp has four arms. It can throw around 1000 punches in two seconds and move mountains with one arm. It evolves from Machoke after being traded. Its Gigantamax form has glowing, orange eyes and hands and a bigger body.
Bellsprout Madatsubomi (マダツボミ) 0069 Grass Poison Beginning of evolution Weepinbell (#070) It is a Grass-type Pokémon with a bell-shaped head, and a vine-like body ending in root-like feet, with leaves for arms. It can plant itself into the ground to negate Electric-type moves as seen in the anime.
Weepinbell Utsudon (ウツドン) 0070 Grass Poison Bellsprout (#069) Victreebel (#071) It has a hook on its rear-end that it hooks on trees with and sleeps. When it wakes up, it might find itself on the ground because of the wind.
Victreebel Utsubotto (ウツボット) 0071 Grass Poison Weepinbell (#070) End of evolution It was the last Generation I Pokémon to be created. All of Bellsprout's evolutions are based on various fly-catcher plants, with Victreebel the closest-looking one. Team Rocket's James has a Victreebel that has a habit of chewing on him.
Tentacool Menokurage (メノクラゲ) 0072 Water Poison Beginning of evolution Tentacruel (#073) If Tentacool isn't in the water, it will shrivel up because it is mostly water. Tentacool is a jellyfish-esque Pokémon, which later on in the franchise, is said to be fluid-filled. This fluid is toxic and damages opponents who use HP draining attacks instead of healing them.
Tentacruel Dokukurage (ドククラゲ) 0073 Water Poison Tentacool (#072) End of evolution Tentacruel is a large, multi-tentacled jellyfish Pokémon that has two claws or beaks and two large, red jewels on its head.
Geodude Ishitsubute (イシツブテ) 0074 Rock Ground Beginning of evolution Graveler (#075) Sometimes mistaken as ordinary rocks, people mistakenly step on them resulting in them getting hurt. Geodude has an Alolan form that is a Rock/Electric type, and has metal spines. It appears as an armed rock.
Graveler Gorōn (ゴローン) 0075 Rock Ground Geodude (#074) Golem (#076) Graveler has an Alolan form that is a Rock/Electric type. It appears as a large rock that has two large arms and two small arms. This appearance suggests that the smaller arms are the old Geodude arms and the new ones emerged as it grew larger.
Golem Gorōnya (ゴローニャ) 0076 Rock Ground Graveler (#075) End of evolution Golem is known for rolling down from mountains. To prevent them from rolling into the homes of people downhill, grooves have been dug into the sides of mountains to serve as guideways for diverting this Pokémon's course. Golem has an Alolan form that is a Rock/Electric type. It appears as a large boulder that has a head, arms, and legs. It can roll up into a perfectly round rock. Its Alolan form is magnetic and has a rock cannon on its shoulders.
Ponyta Ponīta (ポニータ) 0077 Fire Beginning of evolution Rapidash (#078) Its Galarian form is a Psychic type. When born, it cannot stand and runs with its parents to strengthen its legs. It can choose when its flames can burn people or not.
Rapidash Gyaroppu (ギャロップ) 0078 Fire Ponyta (#077) End of evolution As a popular Pokémon, Rapidash is considered "universally appealing" to fans of cute and cool Pokémon alike. Both Ponyta and Rapidash can enable their body's flames to be harmful or harmless as seen in the anime.[28][29][30][31] Its Galarian form is a Psychic/Fairy type, and is pinkish purple in color instead.
Slowpoke Yadon (ヤドン) 0079 Water Psychic Beginning of evolution Slowbro (#080)
Slowking (#199)
Slowpoke eats by dipping its tail in the water. It is said to evolve into Slowbro when a Shellder attaches itself to its tail. Slowpoke tails are quite a delicacy. Its Galarian form is a Psychic type. Slowpokes typically appear to be lazy and dumb, but are quite formidable. Trading Slowpoke while it holds a King's Rock evolves it into Slowking.
Slowbro Yadoran (ヤドラン) 0080 Water Psychic Slowpoke (#079) Mega Evolution With Shellder's poison going through its body, it makes it even more spaced out than it already was. Its Galarian form is a Poison/Psychic type. The appearance of the Shellder is different than how they normally look. In the Gold and Silver demo, the Shellder was its own Pokemon, named Turban, before it was scrapped.
Magnemite Koiru (コイル) 0081 Electric Steel[nb 4] Beginning of evolution Magneton (#082) It was a pure Electric type in Kanto, but had the Steel type added in Gold and Silver. It appears as a metallic ball that has screws, two magnets, and an eye attached to it. It is capable of levitation.
Magneton Reakoiru (レアコイル) 0082 Electric Steel[nb 4] Magnemite (#081) Magnezone (#462) Having this Pokémon near mechanical devices is a bad idea. Oftentimes, Cites will warn people to hide their electronics because Magneton produces electromagnetic waves that can ruin devices. Magneton appears as three Magnemite attached together. It evolves into Magnezone while in range of a special magnetic field or a Thunder Stone in later games.
Farfetch'd Kamonegi (カモネギ) 0083 Normal Flying No evolution[nb 5] Farfetch'd is a duck-like Pokémon that has a green onion-stalk for a weapon. It battles over stalks and can eats them at starving times. It will die over its own stalk and battle for the best stalks. It was originally called "Okupan" in early development and was intended to have an evolution named "Madame" in Generation II's early development. Its Galarian form is a Fighting type, appears to resemble a feudal Japan-style samurai or ronin, and uses a larger onion-stalk. In Pokémon Go, it is exclusive to certain regions of Asia.
Doduo Dōdō (ドードー) 0084 Normal Flying Beginning of evolution Dodrio (#085) It is a Pokémon that has two heads. More skilled at running than flying, it is capable of racing at speeds over 60 mph. It was originally intended to have a pre-evolution in Generation II. It appears to resemble a two-headed ostrich or emu, mixed with a roadrunner.
Dodrio Dōdorio (ドードリオ) 0085 Normal Flying Doduo (#084) End of evolution The three heads express joy, sorrow, and anger as they plan strategy together. When it sleeps, one head remains awake. Dodrio are extremely fast runners. The three heads have colored feathers, which also appear as tail-feathers.
Seel Pauwau (パウワウ) 0086 Water Beginning of evolution Dewgong (#087) When hunting underwater, it uses its horn to break a hole out of the ice to breathe. Its design is based on the real-life seal.
Dewgong Jugon (ジュゴン) 0087 Water Ice Seel (#086) End of evolution A fisherman once saw a Dewgong on an iceberg and thought it was a mermaid. Its design is based on the real-life dugong.
Grimer Betobetā (ベトベター) 0088 Poison Beginning of evolution Muk (#089) It eats sewer waste for food. Its body is very slippery, so it can slip through almost any opening. It was one of the earliest Pokémon to be created, and was originally supposed to have a pre-evolution, "Betobebi", in Generation II. Grimer has an Alolan form that is a Poison/Dark type. It appears as a purple sludge, while its Alolan form is multiple colours.
Muk Betobeton (ベトベトン) 0089 Poison Grimer (#088) End of evolution Muk's English name comes from the corruption of the word "muck". It is a sludge Pokémon that can also be based on Dorotabō, a one-eyed, three-fingered yōkai that rises from the mud of neglected, overgrown rice fields. Its body smells so awful, it can cause fainting. Through degeneration, it had lost its sense of smell. Muk has an Alolan form that is a Poison/Dark type. Like Grimer, Alolan Muk has multiple colours, and now razor-sharp poisonous crystal-esque teeth.
Shellder Sherudā (シェルダー) 0090 Water Beginning of evolution Cloyster (#091) When it sleeps, it will still stick its tongue out. It appears as a typical clam or bivalve with a long, pink tongue.
Cloyster Parushen (パルシェン) 0091 Water Ice Shellder (#090) End of evolution It swims by pushing water out through its valves. It is similar to Shellder, but rotated 180 degrees. Its body looks like a black ball inside a clam's shell. It has no tongue though.
Gastly Gōsu (ゴース) 0092 Ghost Poison Beginning of evolution Haunter (#093) It is a Ghost-type Pokémon based on the will-o'-the-wisp and the yokai, Sōgenbi. It hides under structures to stop the wind from blowing away its gaseous matter. Though it is part-Poison, it typically doesn't learn Poison type moves naturally. It uses its signature tongue when it attacks with the Lick move.
Haunter Gōsuto (ゴースト) 0093 Ghost Poison Gastly (#092) Gengar (#094) By licking, it saps the victim's life. It causes shaking that won't stop until the victim's demise. It appears as a menacing shadow with eyes, a mouth, and two unattached hands.
Gengar Gengā (ゲンガー) 0094 Ghost Poison Haunter (#093) Mega Evolution

Gigantamax Form

Gengar is a ghost-type Pokémon said to be the ghost of a human.[32] The Pokédex states that it "pretend[s] to be your shadow",[33] which references a doppelgänger, which the name "Gengar" is a reference to. Initially created by Satoshi Tajiri and Ken Sugimori,[34][35] it has become one of the most popular Pokémon, placing tenth on the Google Pokémon of the Year 2020 poll.[36] Kotaku's Zack Zwiezen said Gengar was "one of [their] favorite gen 1 designs", calling it a "great design [because] it’s simple, yet not boring or generic".[37] Gengar has appeared in many Pokémon spin-offs or crossovers, including Pokkén Tournament[38] and Pokémon Unite.[39]
Onix Iwāku (イワーク) 0095 Rock Ground Beginning of evolution Steelix (#208) Onix is a large rock snake with a spike on its head. It can burrow tunnels underground. It evolves into Steelix when traded while holding a Metal Coat.[1][40][41][42]
Drowzee Surīpu (スリープ) 0096 Psychic Beginning of evolution Hypno (#097) Drowzee's design is based on the dream-eating tapir, Baku. If your nose is itchy after you awake, a Drowzee has eaten your dreams through your nose. Drowzee appears as a half-yellow-half-brown Pokémon that stands on two legs, and its size varies. In later generations, it is given the Insomnia trait, making it immune to Sleep status inflicting moves.
Hypno Surīpā (スリーパー) 0097 Psychic Drowzee (#096) End of evolution Hypno's design is based on the dream-eating tapir, Baku and a hypnotist. It polishes its pendulum to more effectively put people to sleep. Try not to look at it. There is a myth within the franchise that Hypno preys on human children. This has led to Hypno becoming the subject of creepypastas. Hypno is purely yellow with a white fluffy collar mane.
Krabby Kurabu (クラブ) 0098 Water Beginning of evolution Kingler (#099) As its name states, it is a crab Pokémon that is half white/tan and half orange. In the anime, it doesn't speak its name like other Pokémon and instead makes a unique noise.
Kingler Kingurā (キングラー) 0099 Water Krabby (#098) Gigantamax Because its pincer is so heavy, it has a hard time fighting. When it does hit, it is very powerful. Only Kingler can use Crabhammer, due to its large claw. It shares a similarity to real life fiddler crabs. Its Gigantamax form is bigger with a beard made of bubbles. It also uses acid bubbles to dissolve its prey or foes.
Voltorb Biriridama (ビリリダマ) 0100 Electric Beginning of evolution Electrode (#101) Voltorb and Electrode are considered some of the least popular Pokémon due to their Pokéball-esque designs. Even the slightest bit of electricity can make an Electrode explode. That is why it is nicknamed the "Bomb Ball". In the video games, Voltorb and Electrode are typically used as landmine traps by villains. It has a Hisuian form that is Electric/Grass type. This Voltorb evolves by leaf stone.
Electrode Marumain (マルマイン) 0101 Electric Voltorb (#100) End of evolution
Exeggcute Tamatama (タマタマ) 0102 Grass Psychic Beginning of evolution Exeggutor (#103) Six of them together form a full-fledged Pokémon. It is often hunted by Crabrawler, but uses psychokinesis to drive it off. Despite technically being several different lifeforms, they are never seen alone. There is also one that appears to be broken with yolk visible. It evolves into Exeggutor using a Leaf Stone. Despite the name, they are actually seeds.
Exeggutor Nasshī (ナッシー) 0103 Grass Psychic Exeggcute (#102) End of evolution It is a coconut tree-esque Pokémon based on the Jinmenju and the favorite Pokémon of Tsunekazu Ishihara, president and CEO of The Pokémon Company, having used it throughout the debugging phase of Pokémon Red and Green. Its 3 heads can think differently, often making it unable to move. Exeggutor has an Alolan form that is a Grass/Dragon type and has a really long trunk-esque neck. It is said that if an Exeggutor's head falls off, it merges with others to form a new Exeggcute.
Cubone Karakara (カラカラ) 0104 Ground Beginning of evolution Marowak (#105) The stains on its skull are caused by the tears it sheds knowing it will never see its mother again. Cubone appear as a small dinosaur-esque Pokémon with a skull over its head. Its skull is said to be its mother's. Despite this belief, no one has ever seen under its mask.
Marowak Garagara (ガラガラ) 0105 Ground Cubone (#104) End of evolution Marowak appears as an older Cubone with the skull becoming the head. It wields a bone that it uses as a boomerang. This is the only Pokémon that can use the Bonemurang attack. It also has an Alolan form that is a Ghost/Fire type that uses ts mothers spirit as a flame at the end of its bones..
Hitmonlee Sawamurā (サワムラー) 0106 Fighting Tyrogue (#236) End of evolution Hitmonlee's design is based on Headless men, from Greco-Roman mythology. It may also be based on Kabandha, a demon from Hindu mythology. Its English name is derived from actor and martial artist Bruce Lee. It will rub its legs down after fighting to overcome fatigue. It can also extend its legs to deliver power kicks. Hitmonlee and Hitmonchan didn't have a distinct evolutionary line until Tyrogue and Hitmontop were conceived. Hitmonlee evolves from Tyrogue if it has higher attack stats.
Hitmonchan Ebiwarā (エビワラー) 0107 Fighting Tyrogue (#236) End of evolution Its English name is derived from actor and martial artist Jackie Chan. It delivers powerful punches in a fight. However, it can only fight for three minutes without resting. It appears as a boxer that has boxing gloves for hands. It evolves from Tyrogue if it has higher defence stats.
Lickitung Beroringa (ベロリンガ) 0108 Normal Beginning of evolution Lickilicky (#463) It can swiftly pick up a small bean with its tongue better than its hands or feet. If it licks you and you won't clean it off, it will break out into a rash. Lickitung appears as a pink lizard like Pokémon with a long tongue that it uses as a weapon. It evolves into Lickilicky while knowing Rollout.
Koffing Dogāsu (ドガース) 0109 Poison Beginning of evolution Weezing (#110) Koffing is based on air pollution and meteorites. Sometimes, it can over-inflate itself and explode. It appears as a floating space-rock with several gas vent holes that expel its fumes. It also has a skull and crossbones style marking on its chest. Koffing was Team Rocket member James' starting Pokémon.
Weezing Matadogasu (マタドガス) 0110 Poison Koffing (#109) End of evolution Weezing belonged to James of Team Rocket in the Kanto and Johto series of the Pokémon anime and for a small portion of the Advanced Generation series. It likes to raid trash can for food. To make its poison more toxic, it pushes its gas through its two heads. Its Galarian form is a Poison/Fairy type. It appears as three different sized Koffing rocks merged, with a face on both of the bigger ones.
Rhyhorn Saihōn (サイホーン) 0111 Ground Rock Beginning of evolution Rhydon (#112) Its tackles can demolish skyscrapers but its memory isn't the best. Once it starts going, it sometimes cannot remember why it started. It appears as a rhinoceros-like creature made of diamond hard rock.
Rhydon Saidon (サイドン) 0112 Ground Rock Rhyhorn (#111) Rhyperior (#464) Rhydon was the first Pokémon created by Game Freak.[43] Its hide is very tough. Unlike Rhyhorn, it stands bipedal. It eventually gained an evolution, Rhyperior, after being traded with a Protector.
Chansey Rakkī (ラッキー) 0113 Normal Happiny (#440) Blissey (#242) In generation II, Blissey (#242) was added, and in generation IV, Happiny (#440) was added, however Chansey was initially a stand-alone Pokémon. It appears as a pink oblong shaped creature with stubby arms and feet. It carries eggs in its pouch and is typically used by Pokémon Centres for the egg's healing properties.
Tangela Monjara (モンジャラ) 0114 Grass Beginning of evolution Tangrowth (#465) Blue plant vines cloak the Pokémon's identity in a tangled mass. It entangles anything that gets close. It also resembles the severed head of the gorgon, Medusa. It gained an evolution, Tangrowth, in Generation IV and was going to have a pre-evolution in Generation II.
Kangaskhan Garūra (ガルーラ) 0115 Normal Beginning of evolution Mega Evolution Kangaskhan in Pokémon Go is exclusively available to Australia. It was the second Pokémon created by Game Freak after Rhydon. It carries a baby Kangaskhan in its pouch until it grows up. In the anime series, they live in groups.
Horsea Tattsū (タッツー) 0116 Water Beginning of evolution Seadra (#117) Horsea and Seadra are based on seahorses.[44] In the occurrence of a big wave, Horsea will curl its tail around tough coral branches to help it not to be washed away. Horsea evolves into Seadra, which appears as a slightly bigger version of it. The spikes on its body are poisonous. It evolves into Kingdra when traded while it holds a Dragon Scale.
Seadra Shīdora (シードラ) 0117 Water Horsea (#116) Kingdra (#230)
Goldeen Tosakinto (トサキント) 0118 Water Beginning of evolution Seaking (#119) Goldeen and Seaking are based on goldfish.[44] Goldeen was originally intended to have a pre-evolution called "Gyopin". Goldeen are white and orange. Seaking are larger than Goldeen, and appear with an orange-and-black colouration.
Seaking Azumaō (アズマオウ) 0119 Water Goldeen (#118) End of evolution
Staryu Hitodeman (ヒトデマン) 0120 Water Beginning of evolution Starmie (#121) Staryu, known as the Star Shape Pokémon, is a basic, Water type Pokémon which resembles a starfish with a mechanical center on its body, housing a red jewel. This is known as its core, but it is actually an organ.
Starmie Sutāmī (スターミー) 0121 Water Psychic Staryu (#120) End of evolution Starmie, known as the Mysterious Pokémon, resembles a sea star. Starmie appears to have a second star growing on its back, which is semi-attached, being able to spin 360°. Starmie has a red jewel core, which resembles a cut precious stone and seems to shine with the seven colors of the rainbow when looked at from different angles,[45] but usually shows up red more than any other color. It can also emit electrical waves from the core that are powerful enough to reach the furthest parts of the universe.[46] The appearance of Starmie is two purple starfish connected back to back with only one having the gemstone on it.
Mr. Mime Bariyādo (バリヤード) 0122 Psychic Fairy[nb 2] Mime Jr. (#439) End of evolution[nb 6] Its pantomiming is the best in the world. If someone interrupts it, it will harshly slap whoever did it with its big, broad hands that can form invisible walls just by vibrating it fingertips. Its Galarian form is an Ice/Psychic type. In the anime, Ash's mom has a Mr. Mime as a housekeeping helper. Mr. Mime is known for creating invisible barriers. Despite being found in both male and female genders, the name never changes.
Scyther Sutoraiku (ストライク) 0123 Bug Flying Beginning of evolution Scizor (#212)
Kleavor (#901)
IGN and GamesRadar have praised Scyther's "cool" design.[47][48][49] Scyther is known as a Mantis Pokémon, and has two long curved blades for arms. It is famous for having high agility and offensive strength. It evolves into Scizor after being traded while holding a Metal Coat. When given the Black Augurite, it evolves into Kleavor.
Jynx Rūjura (ルージュラ) 0124 Ice Psychic Smoochum (#238) End of evolution Jynx has spawned controversy due to aspects of its design being similar to blackface, leading Game Freak to change the color of its skin from black to purple.[50][51][52][53][54] When Pokémon Yellow was rereleased on the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console, the in-game sprite of Jynx was edited to reflect this change.[54] Jynx's appearance is a purple humanoid with blond hair and a dress. It has big lips that it uses to put opponents to sleep by kissing them. It evolves from Smoochum.
Electabuzz Erebū (エレブー) 0125 Electric Elekid (#239) Electivire (#466) It gathers near power plants to feast on electricity. In the dark, it glows a whitish-blue colour. In Generation II it gained a pre-evolution, Elekid, and in Generation IV it gained an evolution, Electivire.
Magmar Būbā (ブーバー) 0126 Fire Magby (#240) Magmortar (#467) While Magmar was voted the eighth best fire-type Pokémon by the Official Nintendo Magazine readers,[55] GamesRadar had criticised its design multiple times, noting that its forehead resembles a butt.[56][57] Magmar evolves from Magby and into Magmortar. It is famed for being the first Pokémon to use Fire Punch, and is one of gym leader Blaine's best Pokémon. Ash Ketchum, being the genius that he is, tried to fight this Fire-type with his own Fire-type, Charizard.
Pinsir Kairosu (カイロス) 0127 Bug Beginning of evolution Mega Evolution It likes to throw things with its massive horns. It can throw things two times from its weight. It was originally supposed to have an evolution called "Plux" in Generation II. Some speculated this unused design was reworked into Heracross. Pinsir appears as a tan-brown bug, similar in a appearance to an earwig with its pinchers on its head, and a vertical slit like mouth. Its Mega Evolution has wings.
Tauros Kentarosu (ケンタロス) 0128 Normal No evolution Tauros, as its name implies, is a bull Pokémon that typically roams around grasslands in herds. Farmers tend to keep some on their lands. By whipping itself with its three tails, it will charge at anything.
Magikarp Koikingu (コイキング) 0129 Water Beginning of evolution Gyarados (#130) Magikarp holds the distinction of being mostly useless in the games, until it evolves into the superior Gyarados. Magikarp is based on the common carp.[44] Despite its uselessness, some players like to raise their Magikarps up to level 100 just for fun. At level 15, Magikarp learns Tackle. Until then, it only knows Splash and cannot be taught any TMs or HMs.
Gyarados Gyaradosu (ギャラドス) 0130 Water Flying Magikarp (#129) Mega Evolution In the beta versions for Pokémon Red and Blue, Gyarados was originally named "Skullkraken". Gyarados is inspired by the myth of a carp jumping over the Dragon Gate. Its vicious and raging attitude can decimate cities. It originally had a completely different, more lamprey-esque design in Red and Green's early development. It is known to be a hard Pokémon to raise by inexperienced trainers. The shiny version is red, and plays a role in the series. It appears normally as a long blue sea dragon, despite not being Dragon-type. It is also the only Flying type that doesn't fly; instead of this, it can hover.
Lapras Rapurasu (ラプラス) 0131 Water Ice Beginning of evolution Gigantamax It has a very gentle nature and was hunted before it became illegal. Gigantamax Lapras is exclusive to Shield. Lapras is based on the loch-ness monster and the plesiosaur. In the games, any Pokémon that uses Surf appears in the overworld as a Lapras or a Mantine. Its Gigantamax form has "water magic" around it.
Ditto Metamon (メタモン) 0132 Normal No evolution Ditto is capable of transforming into any Pokémon that it comes across. It was originally intended to have an evolution in Generation II called "Animon" which it would have evolved from a Metal Coat. Fan speculation is that Ditto and Mew are related as Mew can also use Transform, a move exclusive to Ditto. In the anime, Ditto belonging to Duplica had an issue with accurately mimicking appearances where its face always looked like Ditto's own. It appears as a pink blob or amoeba.
Eevee Ībui (イーブイ) 0133 Normal Beginning of evolution Multiple[nb 7]
Eevee is often considered among the "cutest" Pokémon in the franchise.[58][59][60][61] Due to this, Eevee is featured on various Pokémon-related merchandise.[62][63][64] It is the mascot of Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! Eevee has exclusive evolution styles, where each evolution requires special requirements to occur, resulting in 8 different Pokémon. Its Gigantamax form is bigger and has a thicker fur around his neck.
Vaporeon Shawāzu (シャワーズ) 0134 Water Eevee (#133) End of Evolution When it is in water, it will seem to invisibly melt in water because its molecules are very similar to water. It evolves from Eevee using a Water Stone.
Jolteon Sandāsu (サンダース) 0135 Electric Eevee (#133) End of evolution Jolteon and Zapdos's romanized Japanese names are almost exactly the same as each other's, with a final 's' being the only difference. It evolves from Eevee using a Thunder Stone.
Flareon Būsutā (ブースター) 0136 Fire Eevee (#133) End of evolution Flareon shares its category name with Charmeleon, Charizard, Moltres, and Infernape, who are all known as the Flame Pokémon. It evolves from Eevee using a Fire Stone. It has an internal fire sac that lets its fire rise up to 1,600 degrees F.
Porygon Porigon (ポリゴン) 0137 Normal Beginning of evolution Porygon2 (#233) Porygon has become notorious for being featured in an episode of the anime that caused widespread epileptic seizures in Japanese viewers.[65] It is popular with scientists, because, since it can go in to cyberspace at will, it looks for malicious malware in computers. It is one of many human-designed Pokémon. It gained an evolution in Generation II, Porygon2.
Omanyte Omunaito (オムナイト) 0138 Rock Water Beginning of evolution Omastar (#139) It is a fossil Pokémon that must be revived from the helix fossil that is based on ammonites.
Omastar Omusutā (オムスター) 0139 Rock Water Omanyte (#138) End of evolution Omastar is very popular in the community and commonly referred to as "Lord Helix". This is a reference to Twitch Plays Pokémon, where the Pokémon was seen as a good-luck charm.
Kabuto Kabuto (カブト) 0140 Rock Water Beginning of evolution Kabutops (#141) It is a fossil Pokémon that must be revived from the dome fossil. It is based on the trilobite.
Kabutops Kabutopusu (カブトプス) 0141 Rock Water Kabuto (#140) End of evolution Its slender body makes it a very fast swimmer. Its appearance is similar to Scyther due to its blade-esque forearms.
Aerodactyl Putera (プテラ) 0142 Rock Flying Beginning of evolution Mega Evolution It is a fossil Pokémon that must be revived from the Old Amber. It used to rule the skies back when it was alive; not even computers can even revive it to make it what it used to look like. It is based on pterodactyls and dragons/wyverns.
Snorlax Kabigon (カビゴン) 0143 Normal Munchlax (#446) Gigantamax It is carefree about everything, and it will allow children to play on its vast belly while it sleeps all day. After eating around 500 pounds of food, it goes flat to sleep for a while. Its appearance is a large, obese bear like Pokémon with blueish-green body and a white circle-shaped belly, white feet and face. In the games, it blocks the way forward, and can only be awoken with the PokeFlute. In Generation IV it gained a pre-evolution, Munchlax. Its Gigantamax form has a forest growing on it.
Articuno Furīzā (フリーザー) 0144 Ice Flying No evolution It is part of the Legendary Bird Trio. The naming conventions for this trio are based on their type – Arctic, Zap and Molt – along with 1, 2, 3 in Spanish – uno, dos, tres respectively. As it flies, snow drifts from its wings. Its Galarian form is a Psychic/Flying type.
Zapdos Sandā (サンダー) 0145 Electric Flying No evolution It is part of the Legendary Bird Trio. Its design is inspired by the Indigenous North American myth of the thunderbird.[18] Its Galarian form is a Fighting/Flying type.
Moltres Faiyā (ファイヤー) 0146 Fire Flying No evolution It is part of the Legendary Bird Trio. Its design is inspired by the firebird of Slavic folklore.[18] Its Galarian form is a Dark/Flying type.
Dratini Miniryū (ミニリュウ) 0147 Dragon Beginning of evolution Dragonair (#148) Its existence was unknown until a fisherman pulled it up after fishing for about ten hours. It appears as a blue serpentine creature. It has been seen to grow to several sizes in the anime.
Dragonair Hakuryū (ハクリュー) 0148 Dragon Dratini (#147) Dragonite (#149) Dragonairs are longer in length (and bigger in size) than Dratinis, have wings for ears, and can fly using an unknown power.
Dragonite Kairyū (カイリュー) 0149 Dragon Flying Dragonair (#148) End of evolution It is a large orange dragon Pokémon that flies at high-speed. It zooms off over seas to challenge other Pokémon. It has been reputed to guide saliors in storms to the nearest land. Unlike Charizard, it actually is a dragon in both appearance and type.
Mewtwo Myūtsū (ミュウツー) 0150 Psychic Beginning of evolution Two Mega Evolutions It is one of the playable characters in Super Smash Bros. Melee, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Its genes were spliced and restructured from Mew's. Its treatment from humans made it resentful and aggressive, before learning the error of its ways. It also appears in several movies.
Mew Myū (ミュウ) 0151 Psychic No evolution It is only available through Nintendo events, it can turn invisible or transform into anything at will. It is considered one of the original pregenetor Pokémon, as all Pokémon descend from Mew. It clashes with Mewtwo during the Pokémon movies.
MissingNo. Ketsuban (けつばん) None[nb 8] Bird[nb 9] Normal No evolution An error handler species, "Missing Number" was created to handle attempts at accessing nonexistent Pokémon species.[66][67] It is regarded as one of the most famous and popular glitches in video game history.[68] This "Pokémon" has led to several urban legends and creepypastas. It has also made some glitches in the games.


  1. ^ Details on Pokémon names, National Pokédex numbers, types and evolutions are obtained from The Pokémon Company International's online Pokédex.[2]
  2. ^ a b c d e Prior to X and Y, Clefairy, Clefable, Jigglypuff, and Wigglytuff were pure Normal types while Mr. Mime was pure Psychic.
  3. ^ Galarian Meowth (introduced in Pokémon Sword and Shield) are capable of evolving into Perrserker.
  4. ^ a b Prior to Gold and Silver, Magnemite and Magneton were considered as pure Electric types.
  5. ^ Only Galarian Farfetch'd (introduced in Pokémon Sword and Shield) are capable of evolving into Sirfetch'd.
  6. ^ Only Galarian Mr. Mime (introduced in Pokémon Sword and Shield) are capable of evolving into Mr. Rime.
  7. ^ Eevee is capable of evolving into Vaporeon (#134), Jolteon (#135), Flareon (#136), Espeon (#196), Umbreon (#197), Leafeon (#470), Glaceon (#471) or Sylveon (#700).
  8. ^ MissingNo. is programmed with the Kanto Pokédex number "000", however it does not exist in the National Pokédex.
  9. ^ Bird type was a scrapped type for Generations I and II; however, code for it remains in the games. MissingNo. is a bird type in Red, Blue and Green versions, however it is replaced by a randomly generated glitch type in Yellow.


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