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) Since the day it is born, there is a strange bulb planted on its back containing numerous seeds and nutrients. The bulb itself stores energy and the nutrients it needs to grow, and Bulbasaur itself can go days without eating because its bulb can photosynthesize. 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 exposed to sunlight, the bulb, now a bud, grows so heavy that Ivysaur can apparently lose the ability to stand on its hind legs. To support this weight, its legs have grown thicker and stronger. It grows by drawing in energy. When near evolution, it spends more time in the sun and emits a sweet smell. 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 pareiasaurs. It is the mascot of Pokémon Green and LeafGreen.[18] It is always on the move to seek sunlight so it can absorb it for energy, and when it does this, it tends to lay still. The aroma from the flower it now has on its back can soothe the emotions of people. It is said that if a Venusaur gets enough sunlight and nutrition, its flower will take on vivid coloration and fills Venusaur's body with power. As a result, it is way more powerful in the summertime. After a rainy day, its flower will smell stronger, and the scent will attract 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". There is a flame at the tip of its tail. Even newborns have a flame, though, unfamiliar with fire, they will sometimes accidentally burn themselves. When it rains, you can see smoke coming from it. The flame determines its vitality and emotions. The brighter it is, the healthier it is. Similarly, when its tail is wavering, it's happy and when blazing, it's angry. However, 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 is 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. 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 is 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 Kanto's starter Pokémon.[20] When born, its back swells into a shell which, after some time, will become resilient. 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 reduce 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 two 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, being able 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) Though hard, Metapod's shell is said to be easy to break open. It stays still because it is preparing its soft innards for evolution inside the hard shell, so intense battles with it should be avoided. Its shell is filled with a thick liquid, and all of the cells throughout its body are being rebuilt in preparation for evolution. Its shell will not crack when pecked, but it may tip over, spilling its insised. It patiently waits for the moment when it evolves again. 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 Butterfree's wings are covered in a poisonous, water-repelling powder. It uses this powder to spread highly toxic dust in the air and fly in the rain. It flits from flower to flower, collecting nectar. It can identify distant flowers in bloom. It rubs honey onto the hairs on its legs to carry it back to its nest. It has compound eyes. If it finds bird Pokémon going after Caterpie, Butterfree spreads its scales on them to drive them off. In fields of flowers, it has heated battles with Cutiefly for territory. Its Gigantamax form has huge glowing wings, and is based on Mothra of the Godzilla franchise.
Weedle Bīdoru (ビードル) 0013 Bug Poison Beginning of evolution Kakuna (#0014) A common sight in forests and grassy areas, it has a poison stinger on its head that may be used if one steps on it. Its brightly colored body is intended to scare its enemies, and it attacks using a two-inch poison barb on its head. It can usually be found under the leaves it eats. Weedle has an extremely acute sense of smell, being capable of distinguishing its favorite kinds of leaves from those it dislikes by sniffing with its big red nose. It eats its weight in leaves every day.
Kakuna Kokūn (コクーン) 0014 Bug Poison Weedle (#0013) Beedrill (#0015) Although it can move just a little, Kakuna remains virtually immobile as it clings to a tree. However, on the inside, it is extremely busy as it prepares for its coming evolution. The process of its cells' rearrangement makes Kakuna extremely hot to the touched. If attacked, it can stick out its poisonous stinger, and while awaiting evolution, it hides from predators under leaves and in nooks of branches.
Beedrill Supiā (スピアー) 0015 Bug Poison Kakuna (#0014) Mega Evolution Beedrill is extremely territorial. For safety reasons, no one should ever approach its nest. If angered, they will attack in a swarm. It uses sharp, poisonous stings to defeat prey, then takes the victim back to its nest for food. It has three poisonous stingers on its forelegs and its tail. Its best attack involves flying around at high speed, striking with its venomous needles, then flying off.
Pidgey Poppo (ポッポ) 0016 Normal Flying Beginning of evolution Pidgeotto (#0017) Common in grassy areas and forests, it is very docile and will chase off enemies by flapping up sand, likely because it doesn't like to fight back. Pidgey has an extremely sharp sense of direction as it's capable of unerringly returning home to its nest, however far it may be removed from its familiar surroundings.
Pidgeotto Pijon (ピジョン) 0017 Normal Flying Pidgey (#0016) Pidgeot (#0018) Pidgeotto claims a large area as its own territory and it flies around, patrolling its living space. If its territory is violated, it shows no mercy in thoroughly pecking at and punishing the foe with its sharp claws. The claws on its feet are well developed, as it can carry prey such as Exeggcute to its nest from over 60 miles away. Its vision is good enough that it can distinguish the movements of its prey from however high it flies. It slowly flies in a circular pattern, all the while keeping a sharp lookout for prey. In the anime, the protagonist Ash Ketchum tried to catch one.
Pidgeot Pijotto (ピジョット) 0018 Normal Flying Pidgeotto (#0017) Mega Evolution Pidgeot's glossy feathers are admired by trainers, compelling them to choose Pidgeot as their Pokémon. It flies at Mach 2 speed, seeking prey. Its large talons are feared as wicked weapons. Its well-developed chest muscles make it not only intimidating, but strong enough to whip up a gusty windstorm with just a few flaps, Those gusts are capable of bending tall trees. When hunting, it skims the surface of water at high speed to pick off unwary prey such as Magikarp. Its vision allows it to spot splashing Magikarp, even while flying at 3,300 feet.
Rattata Koratta (コラッタ) 0019 Normal Beginning of evolution Raticate (#0020) Rattata is cautious in the extreme. Even while asleep, it constantly listens by moving its ears around. it is not picky about where it lives, being able to make its nest anywhere. Living wherever there is food available, it ceaselessly scavenges for edibles the entire day. It eats everything and anything. Wherever food is available, it will settle down and produce offspring continuously. It scurries around quickly, searching for hard objects to gnaw. It appears to be jittery and unable to remain still. If you see one, it's certain that 40 more live in the area, and they are small, quick, and a common sight in many places. Its incisors continue growing until its death. If its Trainer doesn't offer it something to gnaw on, it will gnaw on door frames, table legs, and so on. With their strong capacity for survival, colonies of Rattata can live in dirty places without concern, though if left unchecked, their numbers multiply rapidly. Its sharp incisors can easily cut right through hard wood. Rattata has an Alolan form that is Dark/Normal-type.
Raticate Ratta (ラッタ) 0020 Normal Rattata (#0019) End of evolution It uses its whiskers to maintain its balance and it apparently slows down if they are cut off. Its hind feed are webbed, and act as flippers, so it can swim in rivers and hunt for prey. People say that it fled from its enemies by using its small webbed hind feet to swim from island to island in Alola. If attacked, it stands up on its hind legs, bares its fangs and shrieks in an intimidating manner at its enemy. Raticate's sturdy fangs grow steadily, and to keep them ground down, it gnaws on anything, from machinery to concrete. 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) Spearow has a very loud cry that can be heard over half a mile away. If its high, keening cry is heard echoing all around, it is a sign that they are warning each other of danger. It eats bug Pokémon in grassy areas, so some farmers will train Spearow to handle infestations. It has to flap its short wings at high speed to stay airborne. While it cannot fly very high, it can fly very fast to protect its territory. Its reckless nature leads it to stand up to others, even large Pokémon, if it has to protect its territory.
Fearow Onidoriru (オニドリル) 0022 Normal Flying Spearow (#0021) End of evolution Its English name is a portmanteau of "fear" and "sparrow". Drawings of a Pokémon resembling Fearow can be seen in murals from deep in ancient history, so it dates back many years. Fearow is recognized by its long neck and elongated beak, convenient for plucking prey from water or soil. Its huge wings can keep it flying for a whole day without resting, even while carrying a heavy load. If it senses danger, it flies high and away, instantly. In Alola, fish Pokémon are its prey, so it can be seen circling above the ocean searching for food. Fearow may steal food from anyone who happens to be carrying food in its territory.
Ekans Ābo (アーボ) 0023 Poison Beginning of evolution Arbok (#0024) Its English name is "snake" spelled backwards. When first born, it has no poison, so its bite is painful but harmless. Common in areas like grasslands, Ekans curls itself up in a spiral while it rests. Assuming this position allows it to quickly respond to a threat from any direction with a glare from its upraised head, so it flicks its tongue in and out to sense danger in its surroundings. Moving silently and stealthily, it hides in the grass to strike unsuspecting prey from behind. It can freely detach its jaw to swallow the eggs of birds that are larger than itself, such as Pidgey and Spearow, whole. However, by doing this, sometimes an egg gets stuck, and Ekans chokes, though if it does manage to swallow it whole, it can become too heavy to move, so it curls up and rests. The older it gets, the longer it grows. At night, it wraps its long body around tree branches to rest.
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. Its English name is "kobra" spelled backwards. The pattern on its belly can differ in different regions, and the latest research has found that there are up to 20 different known patterns. While weak Pokémon will just flee at the sight of it, it will stun opponents that do not escape, wrap them up in its body and wait for them to stop moving. Arbok's wrapping is strong enough to flatten steel drums, so escaping its crunching embrace is impossible. Once it targets its prey, it will not give up the chase, no matter how far the prey goes.
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. Pikachu are adept at storing electricity and will discharge it at foes, and recharge when sleeping. Pikachu with the stretchiest and softest cheeks are more powerful. It intelligently roasts berries to cook and eat them. 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. If enough electricity is built inside it, its muscles are stimulated, its ears will perk up, it will become feisty or even aggressive, and begin glowing in the dark. Some say building up electricity stressess it out, and if it's cheek pouches are empty, it'll raise its tail to gather electricity from the atmosphere. It can discharge excess electricity to calm itself down, but it can reach 100,000 volts, and careless touching can cause a Indian elephant, or Copperajah, a Pokemon based off of an Indian elephant, to faint. Because so many Trainers like the way Pikachu looks, you don't see it very often. 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 Like Sandshrew, Sandslash has an Alolan form that is Steel/Ice type. Sandslash curls into a ball of sharp spikes and rolls into enemies though it's also adept at slashing with its sharp claws. It digs at an incredible pace but if its claws break, they regrow in a day. The broken claws and horns can be used to carve plows for tilling farm fields. In an attempt to hide, it will run around at top speed to kick up a blinding dust storm. Adept at climbing trees, it rolls into a spiny ball, then attacks its enemies from above. Sandslash's body is covered by tough spikes, which are hardened sections of its hide. Once a year, the old spikes fall out, to be replaced with new spikes that grow out from beneath the old ones. In battle, Sandslash will try to make the foe flinch by jabbing it with its spines. It then leaps at the stunned foe to tear wildly with its sharp claws. It climbs trees by hooking on with its sharp claws. Sandslash shares the berries it gathers, dropping them down to Sandshrew waiting below the tree. The drier the area Sandslash lives in, the harder and smoother its spikes feel when touched.
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[citation needed] The very cautious male Nidoran has developed muscles for moving its ears, and thanks to them, the ears can be freely moved in any direction and it can even flap its ears to sense danger. Even the slightest sound does not escape its notice, as if it does sense danger, it will extend the toxic spikes on its body and the horn on its forehead contains a very powerful poison. The bigger the spikes, the more potent its poison will be. Small but brave, it will hold its ground and even risk its life in battle to protect the female it's friendly with.
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. Nidorino has a very poisonous horn that is harder than a diamond. If it senses a hostile presence, all the barbs on its back bristle up at once, and it challenges the foe with all its might. It has a violent disposition and stabs foes with its horn, which pumps poison into the wound upon impact though it's nervous and quick to act aggressively. The potency of its poison increases along with the level of adrenaline present in its body. It raises its big ears to check its surroundings and if it senses anything, it attacks immediately. By swinging its well-developed horn wildly, it can even punch through diamonds. With its horn, it goes around shattering boulders as it searches for a moon stone so it can evolve.
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. Its very smart, very vengeful, and very vindictive. Grabbing one of its 9 golden tails could result in a 1000-year curse as a joke if not careful. According to an enduring legend, 9 noble saints were united and reincarnated as Ninetales by a wizard. it's 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 as it can understand human speech. It can burn its prey to a crisp as it pleases, and the flickering flames it spews from its mouth leave its opponents hypnotized as 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 remains quiet, unmoving in a dark spot during the bright daylight hours. It does so because prolonged exposure to the sun causes its body to become slightly burned. During the daytime, it stays in caves or under the eaves of old houses, sleeping while hanging upside down. Capable of flying safely in dark places, it emits ultrasonic cries to check for any obstacles as it has neither eyes nor a nose. Forms colonies in perpetually dark places. When it gets cold out, they gather together to warm one another's bodies. 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 the blood of living things and it's particularly active in the pitch black of night. It flits around in the night skies, seeking fresh blood as it attacks in a stealthy manner, without warning, and once it strikes, it will not stop draining blood from the victim. No matter how hard its prey's hide is, its sharp fangs are used to bite and suck blood and its own blood type even changes to that of its victim. It can drink more than 10 ounces of blood at once, though if it has too much, it gets heavy and flies clumsily, then they fall to the ground and become food for other Pokémon. Its thick fangs are hollow like straws, making them unexpectedly fragile, and these needle-like fangs are specialized for sucking blood. Every once in a while, you'll see a Golbat that's missing some fangs, and this happens when hunger drives it to try biting a Steel-type Pokémon. Its feet may be tiny, but Golbat can walk skillfully on them.
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 has parasitic mushrooms growing on its back called tochukaso, and they grow large by drawing nutrients from this Bug/Grass Pokémon host. They are highly valued as a medicine for extending life. It burrows to suck tree roots, and the mushrooms on its back grow by drawing nutrients from the bug host. No matter how much it eats, the mushrooms growing on its back steal away most of the nutrients it consumes, though whether it's due to a lack of moisture or a lack of nutrients, in Alola the mushrooms on Paras don't grow up quite right. Even if the bug bugs the mushrooms, they tell it to bug off. Though at birth, they are not present on its back, but instead grows on it as it grows.
Parasect Parasekuto (パラセクト) 0047 Bug Grass Paras (#0046) End of evolution Parasect is known to infest large trees en masse and drain nutrients from the lower trunk and roots, and when an infested tree dies, they move onto another tree all at once. It scatters toxic spores from the mushroom cap and in China, the spores are used as herbal medicine. A mushroom grown larger than the host's body controls Parasect, though if the mushroom is removed, it stops moving, therefore the bug part is mostly dead. The larger the mushroom on its back grows, the stronger the mushroom spores it scatters though it often fights over territory with Shiinotic. It scatters toxic spores from its mushroom cap, and once harvested, these spores can be steeped and boiled down to prepare herbal medicines, although apparently, spores produced in Alola are not of very good quality. It stays mostly in dark, damp places, but the preference is not of the bug, but of the big mushrooms on its back. Mushroom-lacking specimens of Parasect lie unmoving in the forest, lending credence to the hypothesis that the large mushroom is in control of Parasect's actions. 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 withdraws its sharp claws into its paws to slinkily sneak about without making any incriminating footsteps. For some reason, it loves round objects and shiny coins that glitter with light, and it will play with it until it falls asleep. All it does is sleep during the daytime, and on a nightly basis, it patrols its territory with its eyes aglow, looking for dropped loose change. When visiting a junkyard, you may catch sight of it having an intense fight with Murkrow over shiny objects as it does naturally. It loves coins, so if you give it one, you can make friends with Meowth easily, but it's fickle, so don't count on that friendship lasting forever. Meowth's Alolan form is Dark-type, and its Galarian form is Steel-type, which 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 Although its fur has many admirers, it's tough to raise as a pet because of its fickle meanness, and the gem in its forehead glows on its own and it walks with all the grace and elegance of a proud queen. However, it will lash out and scratch for little reason. Persian has six bold whiskers that give it a look of toughness, and the whiskers sense air movements to determine what is in its surrounding vicinity, but it becomes docile if grabbed by the whiskers. Beware if it raises its tail straight up, because it's a signal that it's about to pounce and bite. Among fans, the size of the jewel in its forehead is a topic of much talk, as it was hunted a lot due to its prized gem. Although the jewel on its forehead appears to be a different color than those of Alolan Persian, it's mostly made of the same material. Its lithe muscles allow it to walk without making a sound and it attacks in an instant. It has a high opinion of itself, although not to the same extent as the Alolan Persian thoufgh it's quite difficult to make friends with it, and its elegant and refined behavior clashes with that of the barbaric Perrserker as the relationship between the two is one of mutual disdain. Persian's Alolan form is Dark-type and its Galarian counterpart Perrserker is Steel-type. 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 and it runs agilely as if its on wings. Though it's not a Legendary Pokémon here, it's in China. Its magnificent bark conveys a sense of majesty and 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 as it's said to be capable of running over 6,200 miles in a single day and night. The fire that blazes wildly within Arcanine'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 they're called Legendary Pokémon like its Category claims, but there are way more of them around than you'd expect. 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] Due to its newly born legs, its not very good at standing or walking, so it prefers swimming, though its Trainer should train it to walk every day. Despite the danger, it wants to come up on land. So it does its best to waddle along, but when an enemy finds it, it rushes back to the water. Poliwag has a very thin skin so it's possible to see its spiral innards right through the skin, though its easier to see it after it eats. If the swirl is tinged white, that means it's affected by some disease. Despite its thinness, however, it's blackish skin is also very flexible as even sharp fangs bounce right off it. The direction of the spiral of its organs tends to differ by area and it's thought that the equator has something to do with this. Poliwag experts can tell them apart at a glance. In rivers with fast-flowing water, it will cling to a rock by using its thick lips, which act like a suction cup.
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] It can either live in or out of the water. Its two legs are well developed. Even though it can live on the ground, it prefers living in water where it has fewer natural enemies and more plentiful prey, fish Pokémon. When out of water, it constantly sweats so Poliwhirl's body is always wet and slick with an oily fluid. Because of this, it can easily slip and slide out of the clutches of any enemy in battle. Though its health suffers when its skin dries out, so be sure to moisturize it diligently. It marches over the land in search of bug Pokémon to eat, then it takes them underwater so it can dine on them where it's safe. However, the skin on its belly spiral feels quite smooth. The spiral pattern on its belly subtly moves and staring at it gradually causes drowsiness and it can use this tactic when under attack to escape. This trait of Poliwhirl's has been used in place of lullabies to get children to go to sleep.
Poliwrath Nyorobon (ニョロボン) 0062 Water Fighting Poliwhirl (#0061) End of evolution An adept swimmer at both the front crawl and breast stroke, it easily overtakes even the best human swimmers as it can go far and fast with minimal breathing. This strong and skilled swimmer is even capable of crossing the Pacific Ocean just by kicking. Although an energetic, skilled swimmer that is able to use all of its muscles, it lives on dry land. It can use its well-developed arms and legs to run on the surface of the water for a split second. Poliwrath in the Alola region are strong swimmers that use the breaststroke, and many children learn to swim by imitating Poliwrath. Its percentage of body fat is nearly zero, and when it lands a square punch, it can turn huge boulders to dust. When swimming through cold seas, Poliwrath uses its impressive arms to smash through drift ice and plow forward. Poliwrath is skilled at both swimming and martial arts.
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 Alakazam's brain continually grows, infinitely multiplying its brain cells, and making its head far too heavy to support with its neck, and it holds its head up using its psychokinetic power instead, however this can give headaches to anyone nearby. The older the Alakazam, the larger its head is, and its amazing brain gives it an astoundingly high IQ of 5,000. It has a thorough memory of everything that has occurred in the world. Closing both its eyes heightens all its other senses and this enables it to use its abilities to their extremes. The spoons clutched in its hands are said to have been created by its psychic powers. If it trusts someone deeply, it will let them have one of its spoons and anything you eat with that spoon is apparently delicious. 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, and 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. it's said to live in huge colonies deep in jungles, although no one has ever returned from there to confirm it. It lures in prey with the sweet aroma of honey, then, swallowed whole, the prey is melted in a day, bones and all. Its prey naturally includes bugs, and even large animals on occasion. Acid that has dissolved a lot of prey becomes much sweeter, making it even more effective at attracting prey. Victreebel has a long vine that extends from its head. This vine is waved and flicked about as if it were an animal to attract prey. When unsuspecting prey draws near, it swallows it whole.
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, and 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] It carries around a green onion stalk much like a sword. It apparently knows where the best ones are and will battle over them. In emergencies, it will eat them, then it'll 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. Apparently, there are good stalks and bad stalks, and since it can't live with out one, 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, and 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, though 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) Because of its ability to slip through block walls, it's said to be from another dimension. Because its tongue is made of gas, it saps the victim's life by licking them. Those licked by its cold tongue grow weaker with each passing day, shaking uncontrollably until they die. If you trip and fall for no apparent reason or hear a sound when no one is around, it may be a Haunter. In total darkness, where nothing is visible, Haunter lurks, silently stalking its next victim. If one beckons you while floating in darkness, you must never approach it. It fears the light and revels in the dark, though it may be on the verge of extinction in cities that stay brightly lit at night. On moonless nights, Haunter searches for someone to curse, so it's best not to go out walking around. It's dangerous to go outside alone on nights when you're feeling sad as Haunter will catch you, and at that point you won't be able to go back home.
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, and 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 games, 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. Hypno holds a pendulum in its hand. The arcing movement, the rhythm of the swinging and glitter of the pendulum help lull the foe into a deep state of hypnosis. While it searches for prey, it polishes the pendulum, though there once was an incident in which it took away a child it hypnotized. If you lock eyes with it, it will try to hypnotize you so it's best to close your eyes quickly before you get hypnotized. When it's very hungry, it puts humans it meets to sleep, then it feasts on their dreams and anyone having a good dream, it carries away. Seeing its swinging pendulum can induce sleep in three seconds, even in someone who just woke up. While it's an extremely dangerous Pokémon, it rarely harms people and those who are in need of a good, sound sleep call it their savior though in Alola, Komala is Hypno's main target. There are some Hypno that even assist doctors with patients who can't sleep at night in hospitals. When it locks eyes with an enemy, it will use a mix of Psychic type moves such as Hypnosis and Confusion. 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) Krabby live on beaches, burrowed inside holes dug into the sand. On sandy beaches with little in the way of food, they can be seen squabbling with each other over territory. Its pincers are not only powerful weapons, but they are also used for balance when walking sideways, though sometimes they easily break off during battle, but they do grow back fast, stronger than before. If a pincer does get torn out of its socket, it somehow becomes incapable of walking sideways. If it senses danger approaching, it cloaks itself with bubbles from its mouth so it will look bigger though if it's unable to find food, it will absorb nutrients by swallowing a mouthful of sand.
Kingler Kingurā (キングラー) 0099 Water Krabby (#0098) Gigantamax One of its pincers grew massive and it's now as hard as steel, and it has 10,000 pounds per square inch of crushing power, though its huge size makes it too heavy to use. It's said to be capable of prying open Shellder and Cloyster shells using its massive pincer but due to its size it can't aim well and if it lifts the pincers too fast, it loses its balance and staggers. Its giant claw is very powerful, but when it's not in battle, it just gets in the way. Though it can wave its claw in the air to communicate with others, but since the claw is so heavy, it quickly tires itself out. It has a Gigantamax form which gives it lots of power.
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. Rolling around to move, it's said to camouflage itself as a Poké Ball, and some say it has a connection. It will self-destruct with very little stimulus and it's usually found in power plants. In some instances, they have been seen drawing power from the trolleys of electric trains. During the study of one, it was discovered that its components are not found in nature. it's rumored that it was first created when a Poké Ball was exposed to a powerful pulse of energy. Because it explodes at the slightest shock, even veteran trainers treat it with caution. 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.

As for Electrode, Electrode eats electricity in the atmosphere and on days when lightning strikes, you can see it exploding all over the place from eating too much electricity. It stores electric energy under very high pressure and it often explodes with little or no provocation. it's therefore extremely dangerous to be around. If it has too much electricity and has nothing to do, it amuses itself by exploding, and the more energy it charges up, the faster it gets, but this also makes it more likely to explode. Due to this, it's feared with the nickname of "The Bomb Ball." it's known to drift on winds if it's bloated or bursting with stored electricity.

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) Though it may look like it's just a bunch of eggs, it's a proper Pokémon. Exeggcute consists of six eggs that form a closely knit cluster. The six eggs attract each other and spin around but there must be 6 eggs in order to maintain balance. When cracks increasingly appear on the eggs, Exeggcute is close to evolution. Often mistaken for eggs, when disturbed, they quickly gather and attack in swarms. The shell is very durable as even if it cracks, it can still survive without spilling the contents. If even one is separated from the group, the energy bond between the six will make them rejoin instantly as its six eggs use telepathy to communicate among themselves. Even though it appears to be eggs of some sort, it was discovered to be a life-form more like plant seeds as it's believed to carry plant genes and the genes of other species. Although they are the same size as other Exeggcute, the ones produced in Alola are quite heavy as their shells are packed full. It's often hunted by Crabrawler, but uses psychokinesis to drive it off. They tend to get quite nervous when they're not in a group of six as the minute even one member of the group goes missing, Exeggcute become cowardly.
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. That's why they use telepathy to make a joint decision. Sometimes one of the heads grows so big due to the sun, that they tend to fall off and become an Exeggcute. Its cries are very noisy due to each head thinking about what it likes. Surprisingly, they're very friendly and only engage their enemies with psychic power when it needs to. It originally came from the tropics, so it's known as the "Walking Forest" and each head doesn't seem to be interested in one another, though cloudy days can 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) Cubone wears the skull of its deceased mother that it lost and since it never removes its helmet-like skull, no one has ever seen Cubone's real face. If it's sad or lonely, its skull shakes and its cries echo inside the skull and come out as a sad melody as it cries mournfully in the moonlight. Cubone pines for the mother it will never see again and seeing a likeness of its mother in the full moon, it cries some more. The stains on the skull it wears are made by the tears it sheds. When it even thinks of its deceased mother, it weeps loudly and Mandibuzz, it's natural enemy, that hear its cries will attack it from the air. 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 that Cubone sheds makes it stronger.
Marowak Garagara (ガラガラ) 0105 Ground Cubone (#0104) End of evolution The bone it holds is its key weapon. It throws the bone skillfully like a boomerang to knock out targets. Originally a small and weak Pokémon, it became rough and aggressive when it begin using bones as weapons. It has been seen pounding boulders with the bone it carries in order to tap out messages to others. It collects bones from an unknown place, though some say that a Marowak graveyard exists somewhere in the world. Marowak is the evolved form of a Cubone that has overcome its sadness at the loss of its mother and grown tough, and Marowak's tempered and hardened spirit's not easily broken. It carries out vengeance on its natural enemy, Mandibuzz as it throws bones like boomerangs to try to take it down. They thump their bones rhythmically to communicate among themselves, and there are nearly 50 different rhythmic patterns. 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. It can punch so fast, while one might think it's just standing there, it actually can punch foes in lightning fast attacks that can slice air, faster than the eye can see. Though it needs to rest for a couple minutes after doing so as it moves around. It winds it arms to punch harder and it does it punches in a corkscrew fashion, hard enough to break through concrete walls like a drill, as 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) Because is isn't good at turning with its 4 short, little legs, Rhyhorn runs in a straight line, smashing everything in its path. It doesn't care if there's anything in its way as it'll just charge and destroy all obstacles. It's not bothered even if it rushes headlong into a block of steel, though it may feel some pain from the collision the next day, however. Its massive bones are 1000 times harder than human bones and it can easily knock a trailer flying. As a Pokémon with a one-track mind, once it charges, it won't stop running until it falls asleep or runs into something. Rhyhorn's brain is very small and because it's so dense, while on a run it forgets why it started running in the first place although it apparently remembers sometimes if it demolishes something. It would be good at demolition if it wasn't too slow witted to help people work, even though it's so strong, can shatter even a skyscraper or a mountain with its charging Tackles.
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. Protected by an armor-like hide, it can survive in lava over 3,600 degrees, though the hide also makes it insensitive. By rapidly rotating its drill like horn, it can bore holes through boulders and it can easily shatter even a diamond while one sweep of its tail can topple a building. Its brain developed when it began walking on its hind legs.
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. 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) Its whole body is covered with wide vines that are similar to seaweed, and its vines shake as it walks. They will get entangled with anything and it feels ticklish if you get ensnared and in battle, this can really irritate its foe. Its identity is obscured by masses of thick, blue vines. Tangela's vines snap off painlessly easily if they are grabbed, allowing it to make a quick get away. The lost vines are replaced by newly grown vines the very next day and due to this, the blue vines grow its whole life long and will never stop. The vines of a Tangela have a distinct scent, and in some parts of Galar, Tangela vines are used as herbs. The vines have a refreshing sensation when chewed, as they're useful as a spice. 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]The female raises its young in its belly pouch for around three years, and during this time, the baby rarely ventures out though the mother keeps a very close eye on it. The young then leaves home once it learns to find food, and that is the only time the mother is heard to cry wildly. Its maternal love is so deep that to protect its young, it will never run or give up and will even brave death during battle, no matter how badly wounded it's and to avoid crushing the baby it carries in its pouch, it always sleeps standing up. If you come across a young Kangaskhan playing by itself, you must never disturb it or attempt to catch it. The baby Pokémon's parent is sure to be in the area, and it will become violently enraged at you as it has zero forgiveness for those who harm its child and will beat them down by skillfully using moves like Comet Punch. Although it's carrying its baby in a pouch on its belly, Kangaskhan is swift on its feet as it intimidates its opponents with quick jabs. There are even records of a lost human child being raised by a childless Kangaskhan. In the anime series, they live in groups. Upon Mega Evolution, the baby grows and fights with its mother, and the mother is proud of it, 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] Known to shoot down flying bugs with precision blasts of ink from the surface of the water, Horsea eats small insects and moss off of rocks, and it makes its nest in the shade of corals. If the ocean current turns fast, it anchors itself by wrapping its tail around rocks or coral to prevent being washed away. By cleverly flicking the fins on its back side to side, it moves in any direction while facing forward. It spits dark, murky, pitch black ink from its mouth to escape if it senses danger and if it's attacked by a larger enemy, it quickly swims to safety by adeptly controlling its dorsal fin. They swim with dance-like motions and cause whirlpools to form and Horsea compete to see which of them can generate the biggest whirlpool.

Horsea evolves into Seadra, which appears as a slightly bigger version of it. 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 Galarian form is Ice/Psychic-type. In the anime, Ash's mother has a Mr. Mime as a housekeeping helper, though, despite being found in both male and female genders, the name never changes. Mr. Mime are exclusive to Europe in Pokémon Go. Its an unbelievably skilled mime that loves to pantomime people into believing it exists. If they do believe it, it becomes real. It can also create barrier by vibrating the air solid with its fingertips. If it's interrupted, it will slap them with its large broad hands. Scientists think that the reason it has such large hands is for pantomiming.
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. It's born in and found near the mouth of a volcano. This fire-breather's body temperature is 2,200°F and its body always burns with an orange glow that enables it to hide perfectly among flames. It dislikes cold places, so it blows scorching flames to make the environment suitable for itself. Its body is always cloaked in flames, so it looks like a big ball of fire, and the fiery surface of its body gives off a wavering, rippling glare that is similar to the sun. It moves way more frequently in hot areas, and it can heal and rest itself by dipping its wounded and tired body into lava. In battle, Magmar blows out intensely hot flames from all over its body to intimidate its opponent. It's fiery bursts create heat waves that ignite grass and trees in their surroundings. When angered, it spouts brilliant fire from all over its body. It doesn't calm down until its opponent has burned to ash. When it breathes, the temperature rises and when it sneezes, flames shoot out. Magmar dispatches its prey with fire, but it regrets this habit once it realizes that it has burned its intended prey to a charred crisp.
Pinsir Kairosu (カイロス) 0127 Bug Beginning of evolution Mega Evolution It was originally supposed to have an evolution called "Plux" in Generation II. Some speculated this unused design was reworked into Heracross,[citation needed] and it gains the Flying type upon Mega Evolution. Pinsir can use its pincers to crush, toss, bludgeon, or tear opponents, lift things twice its weight, and shatter logs. Captured prey is kept in place by the piercing thorns and sheer strength of Pinsir's horns and will not be released until they are torn in half, and if the foe can't be torn in half, then it just throws it around and tosses it. In addition to hunting prey, it also tends to enjoy tree sap. Pinsir lives deep in the temperate forests and jungles, where it burrows underground or hides in the treetops on nights cold enough to render it immobile. In Alola, it has a rivalry with Vikavolt, yet gets along with Heracross. Pinsir are known to judge each other based on their pincers and the pincers determine its popularity with the opposite gender based on how more thick and impressive it looks.
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. Magikarp is virtually useless in battle as it can only Splash around, and as a result, it's considered to be weak. Though in the distant past, it was somewhat stronger than the horribly weak descendants that exist today. However, it's actually a very hardy and fertile Pokémon that can survive in any body of water no matter how polluted it's. Its swimming muscles are very weak, so it's easily washed away by currents, so in places where water pools like seas, lakes, rivers and shallow puddles, you'll see many Magikarp deposited there by the flow that you'll grow tired of seeing them. However, it may jump high on rare occasions, but never more than seven feet, making it easy for predators like Pidgeotto to catch it mid-jump. Though on the bright side, many Pokémon enjoy longer life spans, thanks to Magikarp. Though a Magikarp living for many years can leap a mountain using Splash, a useless move.
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. When Magikarp evolves into Gyarados, its brain cells undergo a structural transformation and it's said that this transformation is to blame for its wildly violent nature. When a Gyarados starts to rage, it will Hyper Beam everything, destroying everything in its sight, turning it to ash. Even throughout ancient history, if violence flared between humans, it will appear and will burn cities, villages and towns down, even in a harsh storm. There are some regions where it's called “the deity of destruction.” A tale is told of a town that angered Gyarados, before the sun rose the next day, flames utterly consumed the town, leaving not a trace behind. 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 Lapras have really gentle hearts, and due to this, many have been caught by poachers. People have driven Lapras almost to the point of extinction. In the evenings, it's said to sing plaintively as it seeks what few others of its kind still remain, though following regulation protocol, there is now an overabundance of them. Fish Pokémon numbers have dwindled because of this. It absolutely loves transporting people on its back and can actually understand human speech thanks to its high intelligence. When it's in a good mood, it sings with a lovely voice. Crossing icy seas is no issue for this cold-resistant Pokémon and its smooth skin is a little cool to the touch.. 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 ice moving around it to help break icebergs that get in its way.
Ditto Metamon (メタモン) 0132 Normal No evolution Appearing as an amorphous blob, Ditto is capable of transforming into an exact copy of anything it sees by altering its genetic code. However, this transformation is often imperfect.[67] Ditto rose in popularity with Gold and Silver, where it was able to "breed" other Pokémon, becoming vital for the franchise's competitive scene. It cannot breed with itself.[68] Due to its similarities to Mew, a longtime rumor arose that it was a failed clone. However, this fan theory has been denied by Game Freak.[69]
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.[70][71][72][73] Due to this, Eevee is featured on various Pokémon-related merchandise.[74][75][76] 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 It's genes and DNA are similar to water, so if it touches water, it looks like it just melted away. If it's fins begin to mutate, it means it'll rain in a couple of hours. It now has the ability to freely control water and it's tail has gomade people often mistaking it for a mermaid. It evolves from Eevee using a Water Stone.[77] Vaporeon became the ambassador for Water Day in Japan in 2023.[78]
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, and 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.[79] 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) Omanyte is one of the ancient and extinct Pokémon that have been regenerated from Helix Fossils by people using modern science. If attacked by an enemy, it withdraws itself inside its hard shell and it can swim using its 10 long tentacles. looking like it's drifting along. It can cleverly use any air stored inside its shell to rise or fall in water. Omanyte lived in ancient seas and its fossils have been found bearing bite marks from Archeops, so apparently Archeops preyed on it. The Helix Fossils that it was resurrected from are excavated from areas that were once large oceans long, long ago. However, because some Omanyte manage to escape after being restored or are released into the wild by people, this species is becoming a big problem.
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. Omastar uses its tentacles to capture its prey and it's believed that this prehistoric fossil Pokémon went extinct because its shell grew too large and heavy, causing its movements to become too slow and clumsy and allowing it to only be able to reach nearby food. Once wrapped around its prey, it never lets go as it attacks by ensnaring its enemy with its tentacles and tears into it with the sharp beaks that ring its mouth, and apparently, it cracked Shellder's shell with its sharp fangs and sucked out the insides. It's apparently a distant ancestor of Octillery.
Kabuto Kabuto (カブト) 0140 Rock Water Beginning of evolution Kabutops (#0141) Kabuto is an ancient Pokémon that has been regenerated from a Dome Fossil. However, in extremely rare cases, living examples have been discovered and it has not changed at all for 300 million years. While some say this species has gone extinct, Kabuto sightings are apparently fairly common in some places and some think it mainly inhabited ancient beaches. It protects itself using its hard shell and it has eyes on its shell that glow. Kabuto molt every three days, making their shells harder and harder while hiding on the seafloor.
Kabutops Kabutopusu (カブトプス) 0141 Rock Water Kabuto (#0140) End of evolution Kabutops were aggressive prehistoric Pokémon that inhabited warm seas and they swam underwater to hunt for its prey in ancient times. It was apparently evolving from being a water-dweller to living on land as evident from the beginnings of change in its gills and legs, however, it didn't adapt in time and went extinct. Its sleek shape is perfect for swimming, and it swims at speeds of roughly 29 knots, closing in on prey and tearing at its foe with sickle-like forelegs and drains the foe's body fluids entirely. The discarded body parts become food for other Pokémon. In the water, it tucks in its limbs to become more compact, then it wiggles its shell to swim faster.
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, and 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) Due to it being extremely rare to find until recently, it was known as the "Mirage Pokémon" and was thought to be a Mythical Pokémon until a small colony was discovered underwater. A Dratini continually molts and sloughs off its old skin almost daily and it does so because the life energy within its body steadily builds to reach uncontrollable levels. This allows Dratini to grow longer and longer, even reaching 5'6 feet in length and its shed skin has been found by people and in some regions, boots made from the tanned cast-off skin of Dratini's are a super luxury item. The small lump on a Dratini's forehead is actually a horn that's still coming in. Even though its rare, after a 10-hour struggle, a fisherman was finally able to pull one up and confirm its existence. Though it's still weak, it dwells near bodies of rapidly flowing water, such as the plunge pools of waterfalls to protect it while it's repeatedly shedding its skin and it lurks on the floor of bodies of water, eating whatever food sinks down and living a quiet and happy life.
Dragonair Hakuryū (ハクリュー) 0148 Dragon Dratini (#0147) Dragonite (#0149) Dragonair stores an enormous amount of energy inside its body and it can alter weather conditions in its vicinity by brightening its body slightly and discharging energy from the crystals on its neck and tail and riding on air currents. The clear and pristine lakes where Dragonair live are filled with offerings from people and are respected by farmers, because they also believe it's able to control the weather, calling it the Divine Pokémon. According to a witness, its body was surrounded by a strange aura that gave it a mystical look, yet even though it has no wings, it has been seen flying occasionally. Some say that if you see it at the start of the year, flying through the sky and twisting its body, you'll be healthy all year long.
Dragonite Kairyū (カイリュー) 0149 Dragon Flying Dragonair (#0148) End of evolution Capable of circling the globe in just sixteen hours and has the intelligence of a human, you'll often hear tales of this kindhearted Pokémon leading lost and foundering ships in a storm to the safety of land. it's said that somewhere in the ocean lies an island where they gather and that only they live there. It once saved a shipwrecked man, taking him to a remote island, a paradise occupied solely by Dragonite though people think these are only rumors. This marine Pokémon has an impressive build that lets it somehow freely fly over raging seas without trouble and helps rescue drowning people. Observing this, a ship's captain dubbed it “the sea incarnate”, and figureheads that resemble Dragonite decorate the bows of many ships. Though, suffer the wrath of this normally calm Pokémon at your peril, because it will smash everything to smithereens before it's satisfied.
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.[80][81] 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.[82]


  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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