Top 10 First-Generation Pokémon We All Love


Top 10 First-Generation Pokémon We All Love

Abhimannu Das
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Here are our picks for the top ten Pokémon from the Kanto region.
The list is based on their power level shown in the manga, animated series and the games.

The first generation of Pokémon, also known as the Kanto region, introduced a wide array of creatures that have become iconic and beloved by fans around the world. In this detailed exploration, we will delve into the top ten first-generation Pokémon and the reasons why they have captured the hearts of trainers for over two decades.

Top Ten First-Generation Pokemon


This list would be incomplete without Pikachu, the series mascot and one of the most recognizable and cherished Pokémon of all time. Its adorable appearance, distinctive cry, and its central role in the Pokémon animated series have made it a symbol of the franchise.


Charizard is the final evolution of Charmander, one of the three original starter Pokémon. It is a Fire/Flying-type Pokémon and is known for its powerful Flamethrower attack. Charizard's imposing and dragon-like design has made it a fan-favorite for years.



Mewtwo is a Legendary Psychic-type Pokémon that is renowned for its incredible psychic powers. Its mysterious origin and its role in the Pokémon lore, particularly in the first Pokémon movie, have solidified its status as an unforgettable character.


The fully evolved form of Squirtle, Blastoise is a Water-type Pokémon. Its impressive cannons, which are capable of launching high-pressure water attacks, make it a standout in battles. Blastoise's design has also been a source of fascination for fans.


Gengar, a Ghost/Poison-type Pokémon, has a mischievous and haunting aura. Its devious grin and ethereal characteristics have made it a favorite among fans of the spooky and mysterious.


Snorlax is a Normal-type Pokémon known for its massive size and tendency to block paths, which adds an element of humor to the games. Its immense bulk and powerful moves make it a force to be reckoned with in battles.


Dragonite is a Dragon/Flying-type Pokémon and is often considered one of the first-generation's original dragons. Its friendly appearance and incredible strength have made it an appealing choice for trainers.


Magikarp, a weak and seemingly useless Water-type Pokémon, evolves into the formidable Gyarados. Gyarados's dramatic transformation and its reputation as a powerful and intimidating creature have earned it a special place in the hearts of fans.



Alakazam is a Psychic-type Pokémon known for its extraordinary intelligence and powerful psychic abilities. Its sleek design and association with mystical powers have made it a standout choice for trainers seeking a cerebral companion.


Eevee is a unique Pokémon due to its multiple evolution options. It can evolve into various forms, each with its own elemental type. This adaptability and the variety of choices it offers have made Eevee a fan favorite.

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Abhimannu is a PC esports writer at AFK Gaming. With over seven years of experience in esports journalism, he has worked on a myriad of games and their ecosystems including Valorant, Overwatch and Apex Legends.

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