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 monsters introduced to the core video game series in the 1996 Game Boy games Pocket Monsters Red and Green (known as Pokémon Red and Blue outside of Japan).

The following list details the 151 Pokémon of generation I in order of their National Pokédex number. The first Pokémon, Bulbasaur, is number 0001 and the last, Mew, is number 0151. 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]

Developed by Game Freak and published by Nintendo, the Pokémon series began in Japan in 1996 with the release of the Pokémon Red and Blue video games for the Game Boy. In these games, the player assumes the role of a Pokémon Trainer whose goal is to capture and train creatures called Pokémon. Players use the creatures' special abilities to combat other Pokémon,[1][2] and some can transform into stronger species, or evolve, once they gain enough experience.[3] The ultimate goal of the games is to complete the entries in the Pokémon index (Pokédex), a comprehensive Pokémon encyclopedia, by capturing, evolving, and trading to obtain creatures from all Pokémon species.[1]

The designs of each Pokémon started as pixel art sprites by the development team first, with a single color identity chosen to work within the Super Game Boy hardware limitations.[4] With the early development team consisting of three men,[5] character design lead Ken Sugimori brought female developers into the project feeling they would be better able to create "cute" designs.[6] While conceived as a group effort by multiple developers at Game Freak,[6] the finalized designs and artworks were done by Ken Sugimori. Originally tasked with drawing the characters to illustrate a planned strategy guide by Game Freak when the games released, Sugimori drew all the sprites for the game in his style to not only unify their designs visually but also modify any design elements he felt were amiss, while trying to retain the original sprite artist's unique style.[7] While some Pokémon have been attributed to certain developers over the years, such as Atsuko Nishida for Pikachu and Motofumi Fujiwara for Eevee and its evolutions, Game Freak has avoided attributing many Pokémon to particular individuals to keep a sense of all the developers being involved in their creation.[6][4]

The majority of Pokémon in generation I had relatively simple designs and were similar to real-life creatures including Pidgey (a pigeon), Krabby (a crab), Rattata (a rat), and Ekans (a snake). Many Pokémon in the original games served as the base for repeating concepts later in the series.[8] Some Pokémon, such as Squirtle, Bulbasaur and Charmander where designed based off their final evolutions and working backwards. During development they ran into issues with digital cartridge space, and many Pokémon were removed. Specifically, several Pokémon that had a three-stage evolution line were instead changed to involve only once, resulting in a planned final evolution for Pikachu called "Gorochu" being removed from the final game.[6]

When the games were localized for English-speaking audiences as Red and Blue, Nintendo of America gave the various Pokémon species "clever and descriptive names" related to their appearance or features as a means to make them more relatable to American children. This resulted in several pop-culture references being worked into the character's names, such as Hitmonchan and Hitmonlee, who are references to martial arts actors Jackie Chan and Bruce Lee respectively.[9] Overseen by translator Nob Ogasawara, he voiced concern over some of the choices presented, specifically "Barrierd", which were renamed to "Mr. Mime" based on their masculine appearance.[10] Ogasawara wanted to avoid gendered names for the Pokémon species in the event genders were introduced for them in later titles, a concern proven valid with the sequel titles Pokémon Gold and Silver.[11][12]

Table of Dexes[edit]

Dex name No. of Pokémon in Dex No. in National Dex percentage
Kanto Dex [Red, Green, Blue and Yellow] 151 151 100%

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 (#0002) 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".[14][15] Its English name is a portmanteau of "bulb" and "dinosaur".[16]
Ivysaur Fushigisō (フシギソウ) 0002 Grass Poison Bulbasaur (#0001) Venusaur (#0003) When it is exposed to sunlight, the seed, now a bud, grows so much that it apparently loses the ability to stand on its hind legs. It grows by drawing in energy and when a wafting scent fills the area and it spends more time in the sun, it is ready to evolve. To support this weight, its legs grow thicker in size and strength. Once evolved, the seed grown flower on Ivysaur's back will bloom into a giant flower. Ivysaur 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".[17]
Venusaur Fushigibana (フシギバナ) 0003 Grass Poison Ivysaur (#0002) 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.[18] It's always on the move to seek sunlight so it can absorb it for energy. When it does this, it tends to lay still. The aroma from the flower it now has on its back can soothe and calm people down. It's said that if a Venusaur gets enough sunlight, its flower will take on vivid colouration. As a result, it is way more powerful in the summer time. After a rainy day, its flower will smell stronger. The scent attracts other Pokémon.
Charmander Hitokage (ヒトカゲ) 0004 Fire Beginning of evolution Charmeleon (#0005) Charmander is a bipedal, lizard-like Pokémon with a flame at the tip of its tail. Its English name is a portmanteau of "char" and "salamander". Preferring hot places, there is a flame at the tip of is tail. Even newborns have a flame, though, unfamiliar with fire, they sometimes accidentally burn themselves. When it rains, you can see smoke coming from it, and it makes a sound too, though you'll have to be in a quiet place to hear it. The flame determines its vitality and emotions, the brighter it is, the healthier it is. Similarly when the flame is wavering, it is happy and when blazing, it is angry. If its flame were to ever go out, it would die.
Charmeleon Rizādo (リザード) 0005 Fire Charmander (#0004) Charizard (#0006) Charmeleon is similar to Charmander, yet larger. Its English name is a portmanteau of "char" and "chameleon".[19] It's a very feisty Pokémon, and fights can excite it, causing bluish white flames to spew. It swings its tail around causing unbearable temperatures. It also uses its razor sharp claws to attack as well. It constantly seeks tough opponents and it calms down only when it wins. In rocky mountains where they live, the night sky looks like stars due to their fiery tails.
Charizard Rizādon (リザードン) 0006 Fire Flying Charmeleon (#0005) 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. Its fire is hot enough to melt boulders, and it has been known to start forest fires accidentally. When breathing fire which reaches great temperatures, it inflicts terrible pain on its foes, and the flame at the end of its tail burns more fiercely, though it will never use its fiery breath on foes weaker than itself. It will quickly melt glaciers weighing more than 10,000 tons. If it becomes furious, its flames become bluish-white, and its wings can let it soar up to 4,600 feet as it flies in search of stronger opponents. It's said that it fire burns hotter if it has experienced harsher battles. It gains the Dragon type upon Mega Evolving into Mega Charizard X. Its English name is a portmanteau of "char" and "lizard".
Squirtle Zenigame (ゼニガメ) 0007 Water Beginning of evolution Wartortle (#0008) 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.[20] When born, its back swells into a shell which after some time will become resilient, and it takes time for the shell to harden. When it feels threatened, it tucks in its limbs and hides in its shell. Squirtle's shell is not merely used for protection as the shell's rounded shape and the grooves on its surface help minim water resistance, enabling this Pokémon to swim at high speeds. It can spray a powerful foam from its mouth by retracting its long neck and vigorously shooting water out.
Wartortle Kamēru (カメール) 0008 Water Squirtle (#0007) Blastoise (#0009) Its English name is a portmanteau of "wart", "tortoise", and "turtle". It is a very common pet. It often hides underwater to stalk its prey, and when it is swimming really fast, it moves its fluffy ears to help it keep its balance. When tapped, it will pull in its head, but its tail will still stick out a little bit. The tail is covered with a rich fur, and as it ages, the fur will begin to darken in colour. It stores air in the fur before taking extended dives underwater. It's popular with elders because of its furry tail being known as a symbol of longevity, as it is said to live for 1,000 years. A shell covered in algae and scratches is proof of a Wartortle's age and fighting prowess. 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 (#0008) Mega Evolution[21][22][23]
Its English name is a portmanteau of "blast" and "tortoise". It is the mascot of Pokémon Blue.[24] 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.[25] The 2 cannons on its shell shoot out pressurised jets of water, able to shatter concrete and thick walls of steel with more force than a fire hose and they can be used in high speed tackles. This brutal Pokémon deliberately makes itself heavy so it can withstand the recoil of the water jets it fires. The water spouts are very accurate as they can shoot bullets of water with enough accuracy to strike empty cans from a distance of over 160 feet. It crushes its foe under its heavy body to cause fainting, and in a pinch, it will withdraw inside its shell.
Caterpie Kyatapī (キャタピー) 0010 Bug Beginning of evolution Metapod (#0011) Its short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls. To protect itself from bird-like Pokémon, it will release a horrible stench from the antennae on its head if anything touches it and it has large eye-like patterns on its body used to scare away predators. It crawls into foliage where it camouflages itself among leaves that are the same colour as its body. Because it possibly wants to grow up quicker, Caterpie has a voracious appetite. It can devour hundreds of leaves bigger than its body. It is covered with a green skin, and when it grows, it sheds the skin, covers itself with silk, and becomes a cocoon. It's easy to catch, and grows quickly, making it one of the top recommendations for novice Pokémon Trainers. Its body is soft and weak, and due to this, in nature, its perpetual fate is to be seen by others as food. Its appearance is based on the Eastern Tiger Swallowtail.
Metapod Toranseru (トランセル) 0011 Bug Caterpie (#0010) Butterfree (#0012) 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, utils a likeness of herself cosplaying as a Metapod in her drawn works.[26]
Butterfree Batafurī (バタフリー) 0012 Bug Flying Metapod (#0011) 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 s with huge, turquoise wings and resembles Mothra of the Godzilla franchise. It sheds toxic flakes of crystallised Gigantamax energy.
Weedle Bīdoru (ビードル) 0013 Bug Poison Beginning of evolution Kakuna (#0014) 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 (#0013) Beedrill (#0015) 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. Kakuna often group up in trees.
Beedrill Supiā (スピアー) 0015 Bug Poison Kakuna (#0014) 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 (#0017) Pidgey is the common bird of Kanto. It hunts bug Pokémon until they scurry away. It is considered a counterpart and rival to Spearow.
Pidgeotto Pijon (ピジョン) 0017 Normal Flying Pidgey (#0016) Pidgeot (#0018) 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 (#0017) Mega Evolution Most trainers choose Pidgeot as their Pokémon due to their striking, beautiful feathers. Pidgeot 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 (#0020) Its teeth grow long over time, 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 Dark/Normal-type.
Raticate Ratta (ラッタ) 0020 Normal Rattata (#0019) End of evolution Raticate commands groups of Rattata 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 Dark/Normal-type.
Spearow Onisuzume (オニスズメ) 0021 Normal Flying Beginning of evolution Fearow (#0022) It eats bugs in grasslands and has to flap its short wings at high-speed to stay airborne. Spearow 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 (#0021) 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 (#0024) 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 (#0023) 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" (pronounced the same way as "cobra") spelled backwards.
Pikachu Pikachū (ピカチュウ) 0025 Electric Pichu (#0172) Raichu (#0026)
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 resembles its sprite from Red and Blue with a glowing, whitish tail. Pikachu raises its tail to check its surroundings and it might get struck by lightning in this pose. When groups gather and do this, the lightning shock would be very dangerous to be around. For this reason, the forests they inhabit away from cities are very dangerous to be in. Pikachu are adept at storing electricity and will discharge it at foes, recharge when sleeping. Pikachu with the stretchiest and softest cheeks are more powerful, but when their tail is yanked, they'll try and bite you. It'll intelligently roast berries to cook and eat them, and occasionally shock a fellow Pikachu that's a weakened state. A plan was recently announced to gather up many Pikachu and make an electric power plant. When Pikachu meet, they'll touch their tails together and exchange electricity through them as a form of greeting. If it gives off crackling power from the electric sacs on its cheeks, it is being wary.
Raichu Raichū (ライチュウ) 0026 Electric Pikachu (#0025) End of evolution Its long tail serves as a ground to protect itself from electrocuting itself. That's why you'll see black patches near its nest. If enough electricity is built inside it, its muscles are stimulated, its ears will perk up, it becomes feisty and glows in the dark. Some say building up electricity stresses it out. If its cheek pouches are empty, it'll raise its tail to gather electricity from the atmosphere. Its discharges reach 100,000 volts. Careless touching can cause an Indian elephant to faint, this was later changed to Copperajah, a Pokemon based off of the Indian elephant. Raichu has an Alolan form that is Electric/Psychic-type. Raichu and Alolan Raichu were created by Atsuko Nishida.[27]
Sandshrew Sando (サンド) 0027 Ground Beginning of evolution Sandslash (#0028) 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 Steel/Ice-type.
Sandslash Sandopan (サンドパン) 0028 Ground Sandshrew (#0027) End of evolution Sandslash has the ability to curl into a spiny ball to attack or escape other Pokémon. Like Sandshrew, Sandslash has an Alolan form that is 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 (#0030) 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♀ (#0029) Nidoqueen (#0031) 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 (#0030) 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 (#0033) It was the third Pokémon to be created, after Rhydon and Kangaskhan were created.[citation needed] 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♂ (#0032) Nidoking (#0034) The evolution of Nidoran♂. It is most famous for being the first Pokémon seen when a Generation I game is played, appearing in the opening cutscene.
Nidoking Nidokingu (ニドキング) 0034 Poison Ground Nidorino (#0033) End of evolution Based on Baragon from the Godzilla franchise, it uses its powerful tail in battle to easily smash, constrict, then break the prey's bones and spine. It is recognised by its rock-hard hide that is worn like armor. The long horn on its head is sharp and highly venomous. Nidoking prides itself on its strength. It's forceful and spirited in battle, making use of its thick tail and diamond-crushing horn. One swing of its tail can snap a telephone pole as if it were a matchstick. Nidoking's thick tail packs enormously destructive power. With one swing, it can topple a metal transmission tower and once it goes on a rampage, there is no stopping it. It swings its big tail around during battle, but if its foe flinches, it will charge with its sturdy body. But in the presence of a Nidoqueen it has lived with for a long time, Nidoking calms down.
Clefairy Pippi (ピッピ) 0035 Fairy[nb 2] Cleffa (#0173) Clefable (#0036) 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 is too rare to be found often.
Clefable Pikushī (ピクシー) 0036 Fairy[nb 2] Clefairy (#0035) 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 (#0038) When it is born, it has one white tail that sprouts into 6 curled ones at the tip as it gets older if it gets enough love from its Trainer. If it gets attacked by a stronger foe, it'll fake injuries to get away. Inside it is a flame that never goes out. When it is hot outside, it temperature rises, and it spews flames out of its mouth to cool down. It can freely control fire, spewing embers all over the place. Just before it evolves, its tails glow hot as if on fire. Its tails have made it really popular. Though if not brushed, it'll be a tangled mess before you know it. If you raise it young, it'll follow you like a puppy. It manipulates balls of fire to catch prey. Vulpix has an Alolan form that is 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.[28]
Ninetales Kyūkon (キュウコン) 0038 Fire Vulpix (#0037) End of evolution Its design is inspired by the nine-tailed fox of East Asian myth.[29] Like Vulpix, Ninetales has an Alolan form, granting it the Ice/Fairy typing. It's very smart, very vengeful, and very vindictive. Grabbing one of its 9 golden tails as a joke could result in a 1000-year curse if not careful. According to an enduring legend, 9 noble saints were united and reincarnated as Ninetales by a wizard. It is said to have a mysterious energy in its tails to allow it to live a thousand years, and each of its tails is loaded with supernatural powers. Ninetales casts a sinister light from its bright red eyes to gain total control over its foe's mind. It's highly intelligent - it can understand human speech. It can burn its prey to a crisp as it pleases. The flickering flames it spews from its mouth leave its opponents hypnotised, then it attacks.
Jigglypuff Purin (プリン) 0039 Normal Fairy[nb 2] Igglybuff (#0174) Wigglytuff (#0040) 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 (#0039) 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. It is the leader of the Guild in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky.
Zubat Zubatto (ズバット) 0041 Poison Flying Beginning of evolution Golbat (#0042) Zubat is blind and uses echolocation to see. Zubat 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.[citation needed]
Golbat Gorubatto (ゴルバット) 0042 Poison Flying Zubat (#0041) Crobat (#0169) 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 (#0044) 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 (#0043) Vileplume (#0045)
Bellossom (#0182)
If it senses danger it produces a horrific stench from the leaves on its head. Gloom 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 (#0044) 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 can leave one 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 (#0047) 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 (#0046) End of evolution Parasect is 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 (#0049) It is based on the gnat. Venonat 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 (#0048) End of evolution Venomoth 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 (#0051) Farmers like to use Diglett to plough the soil for crops to grow plentifully. Diglett has an Alolan form that is Ground/Steel-type. No one has ever seen the full body of a Diglett.
Dugtrio Dagutorio (ダグトリオ) 0051 Ground Diglett (#0050) End of evolution Dugtrio is a tripled Diglett. Like Diglett, Dugtrio has an Alolan form that is 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 (#0053)[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 Dark-type, and its Galarian form is Steel-type, and evolves into Perrserker. Its Gigantamax form is a tall, thin, long cat with glowing eyes and a mark on its coin.
Persian Perushian (ペルシアン) 0053 Normal Meowth (#0052) 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 Dark-type and its Galarian counterpart Perrserker is 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. Persian's name is based off the real life Persian Cat.
Psyduck Kodakku (コダック) 0054 Water Beginning of evolution Golduck (#0055) 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 (#0054) 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 (#0057) Mankey is a snub-nosed monkey-esque Pokémon that specialises in physical fighting and is very aggressive and short-tempered. It is extremely easy to anger, just one look can set it and the whole colony off. It'll fight anything and anyone at all. When Mankey starts shaking and its nasal breathing turns rough, it is a sure sign that it is becoming angry. However, because it goes into a towering rage almost instantly, it is impossible for anyone to flee its wrath. It lives on treetops in colonies. It's usually unsafe to approach because most of the time it can't tell friend from foe. At that point, everyone around it leaves, and the loneliness angers it more.
Primeape Okorizaru (オコリザル) 0057 Fighting Mankey (#0056) Annihilape (#0979) It's always angry and it won't abandon the chase until it is caught, even if its till the end of the world. It will never forgive or forget those who angered it. It's very difficult to view. Even if asleep, anything that awakens it will get a half groggy chase. When angry, its blood starts pumping, making it stronger, yet dumber. It's been known to get so angry, that it dies, though it looks rather peaceful in death. Some researchers say it is still angry even when caught. Primeape is based on the baboon.
Growlithe Gādi (ガーディ) 0058 Fire Beginning of evolution Arcanine (#0059) Fiercely protective and loyal to its Trainer, it barks and bites at any intruders in its space, even though it usually has a friendly and brave nature. It will remain motionless unless given an order from its Trainer. Carelessly approaching it however can result in a bite. It tends to stand up to bigger foes, and if it detects a strange scent, it loudly roars to protect its Trainer from harm. It had a superb sense of smell, as once it smells anything, it won't forget it. It can even use its nose to sense emotions. While it is quite friendly toward humans once it has grown used to them, in the wild, it has to be more fierce to defend its territory from Rockruff. It has lived alongside humans since ages ago. Its bones have been found in excavations of ruins from the Stone Age. 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. It and Arcanine have Fire/Rock-type Hisuian forms.
Arcanine Uindi (ウインディ) 0059 Fire Growlithe (#0058) End of evolution Arcanine is a fan-favourite Pokémon and has been described as having "the mane of a lion... the stripes of a tiger [and] the speed of a panther".[30][31][32] It has been admired since the past for its beauty. It runs agilely as if on wings. Its magnificent bark conveys a sense of majesty. Anyone hearing it can't help but grovel before it. An ancient picture scroll shows that people were attracted to its movement as it ran through prairies. Arcanine is known for its high speed. It is said to be capable of running over 6,200 miles in a single day and night. The fire that blazes wildly within this Pokémon's body is its source of power. Legends tell of its fighting alongside a general and conquering a whole country. There are so many old tales about them that say that they are considered Legendary Pokémon, but they are common species that can be found in the wild. It and Growlithe have Fire/Rock-type Hisuian forms.
Poliwag Nyoromo (ニョロモ) 0060 Water Beginning of evolution Poliwhirl (#0061) Poliwag is Satoshi Tajiri (the creator of the Pokémon franchise)'s favourite Pokémon.[citation needed] 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 (#0060) Poliwrath (#0062)
Politoed (#0186)
Poliwhirl is among the most-marketed Pokémon,[33] 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, or into Politoed when traded while holding a King's Rock.[34][35]
Poliwrath Nyorobon (ニョロボン) 0062 Water Fighting Poliwhirl (#0061) 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 (#0064) Abra sleeps all 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 (#0063) Alakazam (#0065) 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 Geller sued Nintendo, claiming Kadabra embodies an unauthorised appropriation of his identity.[36][37][38] However, in 2020, he released a claim that Nintendo could use Kadabra again.
Alakazam Fūdin (フーディン) 0065 Psychic Kadabra (#0064) Mega Evolution Due to its brain drastically growing, causing its head to be too heavy, it actually uses its psychic power to move its body. 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 since they were dual types with Poison-type, and thus 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 (#0067) Machop's 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(#0066) Machamp (#0068) Machoke is typically used for heavy lifting jobs due to its 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 (#0067) 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 (#0070) 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 (#0069) Victreebel (#0071) 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 (#0070) End of evolution It was the last Generation I Pokémon to be created[citation needed]. 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 (#0073) 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 (#0072) 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 (#0075) Sometimes mistaken for ordinary rocks, people get hurt accidentally stepping on them. Geodude has an Alolan form that is Rock/Electric-type, and has metal spines. It appears as an armed rock.
Graveler Gorōn (ゴローン) 0075 Rock Ground Geodude (#0074) Golem (#0076) Graveler has an Alolan form that is 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 (#0075) 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 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 (#0078) Its Galarian form is Psychic-type. When born, it cannot stand properly 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 (#0077) 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.[39][40][41][42] Its Galarian form is Psychic/Fairy-type, and is pinkish purple in colour instead. It just loves to run. It can't help itself when it see a car or anything fast. A very competitive Pokémon, if it sees anything faster than it, it will go full speed in 10 steps to outrun it at 150 mph. At that point, its hooves barely touch the ground because it is moving so fast, it can traverse all of Hisui in a day and a half. The faster it goes, the longer its fiery mane becomes. Otherwise it can be seen cantering in fields.
Slowpoke Yadon (ヤドン) 0079 Water Psychic Beginning of evolution Slowbro (#0080)
Slowking (#0199)
It's really slow-witted, oblivious and likes to loll about. It takes 5 seconds for it to feel pain when attacked. Slowpoke uses its tail to catch prey by dipping it in water at the side of a river. However, this Pokémon often forgets what it is doing and often spends entire days just loafing at water's edge. Even if its tail is bitten off, it won't feel it or notice. Although not nutritious, its tail is pleasant to chew on. When soaked in water, a sweet sap leaks from the tip of its tail. It can be added to stews for a nice flavor. Alolan homes often cook by simmering dried Slowpoke tails into a salty stew. Its tail naturally falls off, but regenerates quickly. There are some places where it is worshiped because of a long-standing belief that when a Slowpoke yawns, it rains. Its Galarian form is a Psychic-type. Trading Slowpoke while it holds a King's Rock evolves it into Slowking.
Slowbro Yadoran (ヤドラン) 0080 Water Psychic Slowpoke (#0079) Mega Evolution Slowpoke has fished up a Shellder with its tail, which shocked it into evolving and made it stand on two legs. The Shellder apparently likes the taste of its tail so much it feels like it a dream, and now refuses to let go, which has metamorphosed into a spiral shaped shell. If the Shellder were to detach itself from Slowbro in any way, it will devolve back to Slowpoke. The Shellder is said to feed off of Slowbro's leftover scraps as it lives lazily by the sea. Being slow witted to begin with, it doesn't feel anything because of Shellder's seeping poison. Since its tail has been bitten by Shellder, it now has to grudgingly swim for prey instead. Whenever Shellder bites down on its tail, it gives Slowbro a flash of inspiration, which it forgets a moment later. Its Galarian form is a Poison/Psychic-type. In the Gold and Silver demo, the Shellder was its own Pokémon, named Turban, before it was scrapped.
Magnemite Koiru (コイル) 0081 Electric Steel[nb 4] Beginning of evolution Magneton (#0082) It was a pure Electric-type in Generation I, but had the Steel type added in Generation II. It tends to appear without warning and uses anti-gravity to float around. The two units on its side are like magnets and used for discharging attacks. It's attracted to electromagnetic waves from devices such as using the Pokégear, and it attaches itself to power breakers. If you experience a power outage that isn't from a storm, it could be Magnemite feeding on it. It becomes incapable of flight if it out of electricity. When that happens, giving it a battery should help it out. The two magnets on its side are powerful enough to draw in iron objects from 300 feet away. The faster they rotate, the greater the magnetic field it generates. Touching it while it is eating electricity will give you a full body shock. Radio towers and power plants are great sources of food for them. Its numbers have been decreasing because most modern power lines are buried under the ground.
Magneton Reakoiru (レアコイル) 0082 Electric Steel[nb 4] Magnemite (#0081) Magnezone (#0462) Formed when several Magnemite fuse together, it tends to raise the temperature up by 3.6 °F within 3,600 ft. It generates strange radio signals and they tend to gather where sun flares happen. Earaches can occur if you get close to one. Its magnetism is so powerful it dries up moisture in its vicinity, and it is fatal to devices if it were to go near one as devices like TVs will stop playing correctly. When many Magneton gather, it disrupts radio signals. As a result, large cities have sirens to warn their citizens of this occurrence and some even warn people to keep it inside their Pokéballs. When it evolves, their brains link up too, though they don't become three times smarter. When rain clouds form, they like to gather in high spots where lightning could strike. Sandy Shocks appears to be an ancient relative of it. 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 carries around a green onion stalk much like a sword. It apparently knows where the best ones are and will battle over them. It will eat them in emergencies, and then run off to find a new one. They were so rare at one point that people bred them to regrow the population, and it worked. There are good stalks and bad stalks, and since it can't live without them, it will defend it with its life. 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 (#0085) It leaves giant footprints. Its short wings make flying difficult. Instead, it runs at high speed on well-developed legs at over 60 mph. It races through grassy plains with powerful strides, leaving footprints up to four inches deep. By alternately raising and lowering its two heads, it balances itself to be more stable while running. Doduo's two heads never sleep or eat at the same time. Its two heads take turns to sleep or eat, so one head can always keep watch for enemies while the other one sleeps. Doduo's two heads contain completely identical brains. A scientific study reported that on rare occasions, there will be examples of Doduo possessing different sets of brains. The brains in its two heads appear to communicate emotions to each other with telepathic power. 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 (#0084) 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 coloured feathers, which also appear as tail-feathers.
Seel Pauwau (パウワウ) 0086 Water Beginning of evolution Dewgong (#0087) It loves swimming around in 14 °F waters. Its horn is really hard, and it uses it to bash its way through ice. It has a thick hide covered in warm fur. It even goes in waters that can be up to -40 °F. Though it is not a great walker, it is a skilled swimmer. It closes its nostrils when it swims and in the daytime, it can be found sleeping on the seabed of shallow waters. Therefore, them being in Alola is quite a mystery. Its design is based on the real-life seal.
Dewgong Jugon (ジュゴン) 0087 Water Ice Seel (#0086) 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 (#0089) 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 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 (#0088) End of evolution Muk's English name comes from the word "muck". It could be based on Dorotabō, a one-eyed, three-fingered yōkai that rises from the mud of neglected, overgrown rice fields. It's covered in a toxic filthy sludge that is so vile, that plants die wherever it walks due to there being poison it is footprints. Just a drop of its body fluid can turn a pool rancid or leave a person bed ridden for days from poisoning. Its nose has devolved, so it can't really smell anything. It feeds on anything repugnant and filthy, like sewer water. It prefers warm and humid environments. Its numbers have started declining since people have begun cleaning up towns, and because some people think it may go extinct, sludge pools are being built to prevent this. Muk has an Alolan form that is Poison/Dark-type. Like Grimer, Alolan Muk has multiple colours, and now bears razor-sharp poisonous crystal-esque teeth.
Shellder Sherudā (シェルダー) 0090 Water Beginning of evolution Cloyster (#0091) 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 (#0090) 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.
Gastly Gōsu (ゴース) 0092 Ghost Poison Beginning of evolution Haunter (#0093) It is a Ghost-type Pokémon based on the will-o'-the-wisp and the yōkai, 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 (#0092) Gengar (#0094) By licking, it saps the victim's life. It causes shaking that won't stop until the victim's demise. It appears as a shadow with a face and two unattached hands.
Gengar Gengā (ゲンガー) 0094 Ghost Poison Haunter (#0093) Mega Evolution

Gigantamax Form

Gengar is a Ghost-type Pokémon that seeps into the shadows of people and Pokémon to scare them for fun. The Leer in the darkness belongs to a Gengar. If you feel an attacking sudden chill of 10 °F cooler, it is trying to curse you. If it does this, there's no escape. Give up. Even your home isn't safe. Gengar will lurk in whatever dark corner of a room it can find and wait for its chance to catch its prey. It likes to attack people in the mountains. Sometimes, on a dark night, your shadow thrown by a streetlight will suddenly and startlingly overtake you. It's actually a Gengar running past you, pretending to be your shadow. It often tries to steal the life force of people. It apparently wishes for a traveling companion. Since it was once human itself, it tries to create one by taking the lives of other humans. If your shadow begins to laugh, you must take hold of a protective charm immediately. Initially created by Satoshi Tajiri and Ken Sugimori,[43][44] it has become one of the most popular Pokémon, placing tenth on the Google Pokémon of the Year 2020 poll.[45] Kotaku's Zack Zwiezen said Gengar was "one of [their] favourite gen 1 designs", calling it a "great design [because] it's simple, yet not boring or generic".[46] Gengar has appeared in many Pokémon spin-offs or crossovers, including Pokkén Tournament[47] and Pokémon Unite.[48]
Onix Iwāku (イワーク) 0095 Rock Ground Beginning of evolution Steelix (#0208) Onix is a large rock snake with a spike on its head. It usually lives underground. As it grows, the stone portions of its body harden to become similar to a diamond, but coloured black. It burrows at high speed in search of food, and the tunnels it leaves are used as homes by Diglett. Its large body is over 26 feet long, yet despite its size, it can squirm its way through the ground at 50 mph. The thunderous roar of its tunneling echoes a long way. As it digs through the ground, it absorbs many hard objects and this is what makes its body so solid. It even eats boulders while digging. Onix has a magnet in its brain. It acts as a compass so that this Pokémon does not lose direction while it is tunneling. As it grows older, its body becomes increasingly rounder and smoother. It evolves into Steelix when traded while holding a Metal Coat.[8][49][50][51]
Drowzee Surīpu (スリープ) 0096 Psychic Beginning of evolution Hypno (#0097) Drowzee's design is based on the dream-eating tapir, Baku. It puts people to sleep and eats their dreams. It can get sick from eating bad ones though. If you sleep by it a lot, it might show you dreams it ate in the past. It is said to have descended from a legendary beast called Baku. If you had a dream but can't remember it, Drowzee probably ate it. It remembers every dream it ate and rarely eats the dreams of adults because children's are much tastier. If your nose gets itchy while you're sleeping, Drowzee is probably right above your bed eating your dream through your nostrils. It's skilled in hypnotism. It can tell what one is dreaming by smelling them. Drowzee appears as a half-yellow-half-brown Pokémon that stands on two legs, and its size varies. In later s, it is given the Insomnia trait, making it immune to Sleep status inflicting moves.
Hypno Surīpā (スリーパー) 0097 Psychic Drowzee (#0096) 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. There is a myth within the franchise that Hypno preys on human children. This has led to Hypno becoming the subject of creepypastas.[citation needed] Hypno is purely yellow with a white fluffy collar mane.
Krabby Kurabu (クラブ) 0098 Water Beginning of evolution Kingler (#0099) 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 (#0098) Gigantamax Because its pincer is so heavy, it has a hard time fighting. When it does hit, it is very powerful. 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 (#0101) 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. They have Hisuian forms that are Electric/Grass-type. This Voltorb evolves by Leaf Stone.
Electrode Marumain (マルマイン) 0101 Electric Voltorb (#0100) End of evolution
Exeggcute Tamatama (タマタマ) 0102 Grass Psychic Beginning of evolution Exeggutor (#0103) 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 (#0102) End of evolution It is a coconut tree-esque Pokémon based on the Jinmenju and the favourite 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 think independently of one another, but if they want to go in different directions, they'll be unable to move. For this reason, they use telepathy to make a joint decision. Sometimes, one of the heads grows so big that it falls off and becomes an Exeggcute. Its cries are very noisy because each head thinks about what it likes. Surprisingly, they are very friendly and only engage their enemies with psychic power when needed. It originally came from the tropics, so it is known as the "Walking Forest" and each head doesn't seem to be interested in one another. Cloudy days make it sluggish. Exeggutor has an Alolan form that is Grass/Dragon-type and has a much longer trunk-esque neck.
Cubone Karakara (カラカラ) 0104 Ground Beginning of evolution Marowak (#0105) Because it never removes its skull helmet, no one has ever seen this Pokémon's real face. It wears the skull of its deceased mother. If it is sad or lonely, its skull shakes and its cries echo inside the skull and come out as a sad melody. It cries mournfully in the moonlight. Cubone pines for the mother it will never see again. The stains on the skull the Pokémon wears are made by the tears it sheds. Mandibuzz are its natural predators, amd will attack it from the air when hearing its cries. According to some, it will evolve when it comes to terms with the pain of her death. Sometimes, Cubone's dreams make it cry, but each tear Cubone sheds makes it stronger.
Marowak Garagara (ガラガラ) 0105 Ground Cubone (#0104) 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, and is thus the only Pokémon that can use Bonemerang. It also has an Alolan form that is Ghost/Fire-type that uses its mother's spirit as a flame at the end of its bones.
Hitmonlee Sawamurā (サワムラー) 0106 Fighting Tyrogue (#0236) 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. When it is in a hurry, its legs strengthen progressively. It smoothly runs with extra long strides. When kicking, the soles of its feet turn as hard as diamond as its legs freely stretch to destroy its foes. It has amazing balance, able to attack from any stance. Some people call it the "Kicking Master." After a battle, it rubs down its springy legs to overcome fatigue. Its legs can stretch to double its length, so first time fighters are amazed by its extendable reach. 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 (#0236) End of evolution Its English name is derived from actor and martial artist Jackie Chan. Its punches are faster than the eye can see, to the point of being able to slice through hair, though it needs to rest for a couple minutes after doing so as it moves around. It winds it arms to punch harder and punches in a corkscrew fashion, with enough strength to break through concrete walls like a drill. Even a slight graze can cause a burn. A Hitmonchan is said to possess the spirit of a boxer who had been working towards a world championship. It has an indomitable spirit and will never give up when things get tough. It evolves from Tyrogue if it has higher defense stats.
Lickitung Beroringa (ベロリンガ) 0108 Normal Beginning of evolution Lickilicky (#0463) Instead of its hands, it uses its adept long tongue. It uses its tongue to paralyze bug Pokémon to eat them whole. If it licks you, it will leave a tingling sensation. If you don't wash it off immediately, it will break out into an itchy rash that won't go away. Its tongue can stretch up to 6'6 and when it does, its tail quivers and contracts. It has nerves that run through its tongue so it can use it quite freely. It licks filthy things clean but whatever it clean always stinks afterwards so it is really questionable whether or not it is truly clean. Whenever Lickitung cones across something new, it always gives it a lick to memorize the taste and texture of that thing. It doesn't care for sour things. If you boil its viscous saliva down, it becomes quite a strong adhesive. It evolves into Lickilicky while knowing Rollout.
Koffing Dogāsu (ドガース) 0109 Poison Beginning of evolution Weezing (#0110) 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 (#0109) 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 Poison/Fairy-type. It appears as three different sised Koffing rocks merged, with faces on the two bigger ones.
Rhyhorn Saihōn (サイホーン) 0111 Ground Rock Beginning of evolution Rhydon (#0112) 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 (#0111) Rhyperior (#0464) Rhydon was the first Pokémon created by Game Freak.[52] Its hide is very tough. Unlike Rhyhorn, it is bipedal. It eventually gained an evolution, Rhyperior, after being traded with a Protector.
Chansey Rakkī (ラッキー) 0113 Normal Happiny (#0440) Blissey (#0242) In generation II, Blissey was added as an evolution, and in generation IV, Happiny was added as a pre-evolution. In generation I, Chansey was 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 (#0465) 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.[citation needed]
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.[citation needed] It carries a baby Kangaskhan in its pouch until it grows up. In the anime series, they live in groups. Upon Mega Evolution, the baby grows and fights with its mother, though it still worries for its child.
Horsea Tattsū (タッツー) 0116 Water Beginning of evolution Seadra (#0117) Horsea and Seadra are based on seahorses.[53] 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 holding a Dragon Scale. Seadra is a clever Pokémon that is capable of swimming backwards by rapidly flapping its wing-like pectoral fins and stout tail. Touching the back fin causes numbness, and it hooks its tail to coral to stay in place while sleeping. Fainting may result from a jab of its sharp spikes. When an examination of its cells revealed the presence of a gene not found in Horsea, it immediately became a hot topic. Its fin tips leak poison, and its fins and bones are highly valued as ingredients in herbal medicine. Seadra sleeps after wriggling itself between the branches of coral and those trying to harvest coral are occasionally stung by this Pokémon's poison barbs if they fail to notice it. Seadra generates whirlpools by spinning its body, and the whirlpools are strong enough to swallow even fishing boats. It weakens prey with these currents, then swallows it whole, and while Seadra's mouth is slender, its suction power is strong. In an instant, it can suck in food that's larger than the opening of its mouth. The males raise the offspring. While Seadra are raising young Horsea, the spines on their backs secrete thicker and stronger poison.
Seadra Shīdora (シードラ) 0117 Water Horsea (#0116) Kingdra (#0230)
Goldeen Tosakinto (トサキント) 0118 Water Beginning of evolution Seaking (#0119) Goldeen and Seaking are based on goldfish.[53] 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. Fans of Seaking's horns and fins constantly fight among each other.
Seaking Azumaō (アズマオウ) 0119 Water Goldeen (#0118) End of evolution
Staryu Hitodeman (ヒトデマン) 0120 Water Beginning of evolution Starmie (#0121) It is a basic 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. As long as the jewel is unharmed, it can regenerate the rest of its body.
Starmie Sutāmī (スターミー) 0121 Water Psychic Staryu (#0120) End of evolution Starmie appears to have a second star growing on its back, which is semi-attached, being able to spin around. Starmie has a red jewel core, which resembles a cut precious stone and seems to shine with the seven colours of the rainbow when looked at from different angles,[54] but usually shows up red more than any other colour. It can also emit electrical waves from the core that are powerful enough to reach the furthest parts of the universe.[55]
Mr. Mime Bariyādo (バリヤード) 0122 Psychic Fairy[nb 2] Mime Jr. (#0439) End of evolution[nb 6] Its a skilled mime that can create invisible objects and walls. If it is interrupted, it will slap them with its large broad hands. Scientists think that the reason it has such large hands is for pantomiming. Its Galarian form is Ice/Psychic-type. In the anime, Ash's mother 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. Mr. Mime are exclusive to Europe in Pokémon Go.
Scyther Sutoraiku (ストライク) 0123 Bug Flying Beginning of evolution Scizor (#0212)
Kleavor (#0901)
IGN and GamesRadar have praised Scyther's "cool" design.[56][57][58] With its ninja-like movements, Scyther can create afterimages of itself. It can slice thick logs with a single wicked stroke and on rare occasions, it flies with its wings. It is very proud of its speed, it is so fast that when it cuts grass, foes will only see a blur. While young, they live together deep in the mountains, training themselves in how to fight with their scythes and move at high speeds. 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 (#0238) End of evolution Jynx has spawned controversy due to aspects of its design being similar to blackface, leading Game Freak to change the colour of its skin from black to purple.[59][60][61][62][63] When Pokémon Yellow was rereleased on the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console, the in-game sprite of Jynx was edited to reflect this change.[63] 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 (#0239) Electivire (#0466) 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 (#0240) Magmortar (#0467) While Magmar was voted the eighth best fire-type Pokémon by the Official Nintendo Magazine readers,[64] GamesRadar had criticised its design multiple times, noting that its forehead resembles a butt.[65][66] Magmar evolves from Magby and into Magmortar. It is famed for being the first Pokémon to learn Fire Punch, and signature Pokémon of Gym leader Blaine.
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.[citation needed] Pinsir appears as a tan-brown bug, similar in appearance to an earwig with its pinchers on its head, and a vertical slit like mouth. It gains the Flying type upon Mega Evolution.
Tauros Kentarosu (ケンタロス) 0128 Normal No evolution When attacking, it violently charges while whipping itself with its three tails. A really rowdy and hyper Pokémon, once it charges, it won't stop until it hits something. Although powerful, it can only charge in a straight line. They fight each other by locking horns to prove their strength, and the leader prides itself with its battle-scarred horns. If there are no opponents, it will charge into thick trees, knocking them down. Historically, people have ridden Tauros for ages, but the practice started in Alola, and Tauros in Alola actually have a calm side, most likely due to the climate. Tauros in Galar though are more volatile and won't let people ride on them. In Paldea, it has 3 other forms, with it now being a Fighting-type along with a Fighting/Fire and a Fighting/Water-type. It is exclusive to North America in Pokémon Go.
Magikarp Koikingu (コイキング) 0129 Water Beginning of evolution Gyarados (#0130) 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.[53] 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 (#0129) Mega Evolution In the beta versions for Pokémon Red and Blue, Gyarados was originally named "Skullkraken".[citation needed] 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 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.[citation needed] 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.[67][68][69][70] Due to this, Eevee is featured on various Pokémon-related merchandise.[71][72][73] 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. Eevee is rarely found in the wild and is mostly only found in cities and towns. However, it is said to have an irregularly shaped genetic structure that is easily influenced by its environment or though the radiation of certain stones. This allows it to adapt to a variety of habitats by evolving into eight different evolutions. Some call it and its evolutions the "Eeveelutions". Eevee can also adapt the face of the Trainer that owns it, and Eevee's genes are believed to have the key to solving the mysteries of Pokémon evolution. Its Gigantamax form is bigger and has a thicker fur around his neck.
Vaporeon Shawāzu (シャワーズ) 0134 Water Eevee (#0133) End of Evolution Its genes are similar to that of water, so it seems to melt away while submerged. If its fins begin to mutate, it means it'll rain in a couple of hours. It now has the ability to freely control water, and its tail has gotten gotten it mistaken for a mermaid. It evolves from Eevee using a Water Stone.[74] Vaporeon became the ambassador for Water Day in Japan in 2023.[75]
Jolteon Sandāsu (サンダース) 0135 Electric Eevee (#0133) End of evolution Jolteon and Zapdos's romanised Japanese names are almost exactly the same as each other's, with a final 's' being the only difference. It accumulates negative ions in the air to dish out 10,000 volt discharges. It is a moody Pokémon, easily becoming sad or angry. Its spiky fur can be launched to pierce enemies when it bristles. Jolteon's cells emit a low amount of electricity, which is amplified by its fur. If its hair stands on end, it is about to discharge. The crackling sound of electricity can be heard when it exhales. It evolves from Eevee using a Thunder Stone.
Flareon Būsutā (ブースター) 0136 Fire Eevee (#0133) End of evolution Flareon shares its category name with Charmeleon, Charizard, Moltres, and Infernape, who are all known as the Flame Pokémon. It stores fire over 1,650 °F inside its flame sac, then releases it at over 3,000 °F. Its fur is used to air out its body so it doesn't overheat.
Porygon Porigon (ポリゴン) 0137 Normal Beginning of evolution Porygon2 (#0233) Porygon has become notorious for being featured in an episode of the anime that caused widespread epileptic seizures in Japanese viewers.[76] Roughly made about 20 years ago, it is entirely made of programming code. It can enter cyberspace at will. People theorised it could go into space, though no one has managed to do so. It has no heartbeat and doesn't need to eat, though it can eat if food is given. Because of this, people are eager to try it in any environment. It's copy-protected so it cannot be duplicated. Using the most advanced technology at the time, scientists have made the first manmade Pokémon, dreaming of exploring space. Nowadays, it is actually very useful in cyberspace, as it goes around making sure no suspicious data exists. 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 (#0139) 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 (#0138) 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 (#0141) 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 (#0140) 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 A vicious, prehistoric Pokémon, it goes for its opponents' throat with its serrated, saw-like fangs that shred the skin of even Steel-type Pokémon. It went extinct, but it was resurrected by taking its DNA from an Old Amber. It appears to be able to fly by spreading its wings and gliding fearlessly though the skies as if it was its own. It was imagined to be the king of the skies. A widely accepted theory is that it went extinct due to a meteor impact. It exhibited ferocity that was greater than expected, resulting in some casualties. When it touched ground however, it was weak and slow. Surprisingly, even modern technology is still unable to make a truly perfect specimen. It is based on pterodactyls and dragons/wyverns.
Snorlax Kabigon (カビゴン) 0143 Normal Munchlax (#0446) 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 bluish-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 PokéFlute. In Generation IV it gained a pre-evolution, Munchlax. Its Gigantamax form has an ecosystem growing on its belly.
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.

This Legendary Pokémon is said to appear to doomed people who are lost in icy mountains. Articuno can control snow, and it freezes moisture in the air to make it snow, and wherever it flies, snow is constantly falling, creating blizzards. Its lovely, seemingly translucent wings are said to be made out of ice. Its Galarian form is 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.[29] This Legendary Pokémon is said to cause and appear from dark and gray clouds in the sky while dropping huge thunderbolts. It flies with the crackle and buzz of electricity. It has the power to control electricity and anyone that gets struck by its lightning can gain power from it. It's said that when it rubs its feathers together, lightning will fall immediately after. There are tales of Zapdos resting in pitch black thunderclouds. Its Galarian form is 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.[29] This Legendary Pokémon can make the sky turn red as it flaps its fiery wings, creating a dazzling flash of fire. It's truly a sight to see. It's said to bring spring early when it arrives to lands. If Moltres is injured, it is said to dip itself in magma to burn and heal itself. Those who see it are overwhelmed by its orange fiery wings. There are stories that tell of its fire cloaked wings lighting up paths for those lost traveling in the mountains. Its Galarian form is a Dark/Flying-type.
Dratini Miniryū (ミニリュウ) 0147 Dragon Beginning of evolution Dragonair (#0148) 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 (#0147) Dragonite (#0149) Dragonair are longer in length (and bigger in size) than Dratini, have wings for ears, and can fly using an unknown power.
Dragonite Kairyū (カイリュー) 0149 Dragon Flying Dragonair (#0148) 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 sailors in storms to the nearest land. Unlike Charizard, it actually is a dragon in both appearance and type. Dragonite is able to fly around the entire world in 16 hours.
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. This Legendary Pokémon was created in a lab after years of gene splicing from Mew's DNA. Its DNA is actually almost the same as Mew's, but its body is size are vastly different. Its cold, glowing eyes strike fear into its foes. Because its psychic abilities were raised to the ultimate level, it only thinks about defeating its enemies as it rests in an undiscovered cave. But even though it has a powerful body, scientists failed to give it a compassionate heart and it turned vicious as a result. It rests to conserve energy, so that it can unleash its full power in battle. The research efforts of Dr. Fuji led him to create Mewtwo. It also appears in several movies.
Mew Myū (ミュウ) 0151 Psychic No evolution This Mythical Pokémon is so rare, only a few experts worldwide have found it, though a growing number of people have reportedly seen it recently. It apparently originates in South America. It's said that it appears only to those who have a true heart and a strong passion to see it. Its DNA is said to contain the genetic code of every Pokémon and every move. Because of this, many scientists believe that it is the ancestor of all Pokémon. If you view its body under a microscope, you can see its fine, small and delicate hairs. It is capable of turning invisible at will so that people are unaware of its presence. It is considered one of the original pregenetor Pokémon, as all Pokémon descend from Mew. It fought Mewtwo during the Pokémon movies.
MissingNo. Ketsuban (けつばん) 000[nb 8] Bird[nb 9] Normal No evolution An error handler whose name stands for "Missing Number", it was created to handle attempts at accessing data for nonexistent Pokémon within the game, appearing instead.[77][78] However due to a bug it was available for players to encounter in certain circumstances. This particular glitch has been regarded as one of the most popular in video game history.[79]


  1. ^ Details on Pokémon names, National Pokédex numbers, types and evolutions are obtained from The Pokémon Company International's online Pokédex.[13]
  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 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 (#0134), Jolteon (#0135), Flareon (#0136), Espeon (#0196), Umbreon (#0197), Leafeon (#0470), Glaceon (#0471) or Sylveon (#0700).
  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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