Best Pokemon Generations

Pokemon is a legendary Nintendo gaming franchise. There are 6 pokemon generations. Some are better than others. We want your opinion on which one's the best.

The Top Ten

1 Generation IV (Sinnoh)

By far the best pokemon generation that exists reflecting the highest potential of pokemon games and the true joy of befriending the divine creatures. I started playing the gen with diamond which at first bored me cause I did not take an effort to understand the essence of the plot and the beauty of the sinnoh region. Then I turned up to gen 5 games which I enjoyed a lot but while that I also discovered about heartgold which too belongs to gen 4 and is the greatest remake. After that I just wanted to give a try to the original gen 4 games hence went for platinum. The most legendary game of all time (pokemon and otherwise also) was in my destiny which imparted in my mind an unforgettable adventure. This time I discovered an epic quest and such a fantastic story line with vivid pokemon to capture in my pokeballs and senses too. Gen 4 of pokemon anime series is too the best quest of our protagonist with all kinds of charms and legendary battles. No gen would ever be able to overtake gen ...more

From the Pokemon to the cities to the gyms, everything about this game is legendary. This generation had by far the best Champion in Pokemon History as well as a really engaging storyline. To top it off, it gave us amazing evolutions and pre-evolutions of already existing but less memorable Pokemon. From when you start your journey with amazing and perfect starters, to the end when you capture the best legendaries ever in a Pokemon game, the Sinnoh region is amazing.

The best generation in my opinion

Generation IV brought us so many differences that it was ridiculous. We got the Physical/Special split, which made so many useless Pokemon usable (except Flareon, who still didn't get Flare Blitz until X and Y). We got wi-fi, which is enough said right there. Cynthia is still regarded as the greatest champion in all of Pokemon. Cyrus is an amazing evil team leader, and more than makes up for the goofiness of his grunts. Generation IV saw the return of the Day/Night feature, which was oddly cut from Generation III. And there is even more on top of that, and Diamond and Pearl are considered the weakest games of Generation IV! Heart Gold and Soul Silver are AMAZING remakes of Gold and Silver. It adds many things and even lets you have your favorite Pokemon follow you around in the overworld. Pokemon Platinum is by far the best Pokemon game, fixing most of the things wrong with Diamond and Pearl.

2 Generation III (Hoenn)

I love gen 3. The design is great.

Hoenn has an amazing atmosphere with an excellent emphasis on nature. With such a wide variety of landscapes, Hoenn really felt like adventuring in the heart of the wilderness. The unparalleled Pokémon designs reflect the majesty and ferocity of the outdoors.
Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are my favourite games in the series to date. They were memorable, fantastic and creative. I will always be ready to revisit my Hoenn journey.

I love this generation

I chose Treecko when I was little and played through the game. I vividly remember levelling it up and getting stronger as I continued the journey. I remember taking on Rayquaza at Sky Pillar, defeating Wallace at the E4, and finally, getting strong enough to defeat Steven Stone at Meteor Falls. The journey was unforgettable, and whenever I think of it, a wave of nostalgia engulfs me.

3 Generation II (Johto)

Suicune, heracross, scizor, feraligatr, lugia... What more can I say?

Keep in mind that this is the only game that 2 regions and 2 sets of gym leaders.

Took everything wrong with Gen 1, and improved it. More balanced, more variety, 2 regions to explore. Honestly, this Gen was the true foundation of what a Pokémon game should be. I don't care what any Gen 4 or 5 person says, you can't deny this really made the franchise grow. Honestly those who call this game bad have probably never played it. Just play the remake if you want a more updated version. - cjWriter1997

This should be at number one. Definitely the best generation!

4 Generation V (Unova)

The soundtrack is epic

Best story ever with the greatest character ever, N

I love Johto (Heartgold) and it was my first gen and after I found out about it, I got into Pokemon. Then on my tenth birthday I got Pokemon Black (Practically begged parents) Diamond and Mario. I immediately played Black and I love everything a bout it. My second gen and by far my 2nd favorite. I love you Black and White 2. Good times

PWT in Black 2 White 2, roughly 150 new Pokemon (With varying levels of appeal of course and won't guarantee it'll appeal to everybody) but a variety of cool ones. Memorable Soundtrack and Locations, What's not to love?

Seriously! I see so much unwarranted (Though albeit inevitable because people love shoving their heads up their buttholes saying all designs are bad while only cherry picking the garbage bag, Gears, and the Ice-cream cone while their sacred Gen 1 has a sludge and Copypasta Robots) Hate, I don't only feel it's the best but the last of the good. I surely hope one day they break the status quo and actually give us more content and not make the games lackluster like it's successors.

Not to mention I love how the UI looks.

5 Generation I (Kanto)

I, by no means, am a genwunner. I do appreciate other generations and I love them (except you, gen 5), but Generation 1 is by far my favourite.

It was glitchy? NOPE. I never encountered a single glitch unless I had intended to do it. And whilst there are a lot of glitches, I think that they play such a small part in this great generation.

It had a fantastic story. Listen here,I love all the other evil teams, but there was always something special about Team Rocket. I don't know if it was their design, their name or anything, I've just always liked them. The gym leaders were pretty weird at times, but they were easy to get to unlike what it is in generation 6. I love how you have to get to Celadon City before you can get to Saffron City so you can get water. There are lots of secret areas and the legendaries are great. I love how that at times, it can be so difficult because Snorlax is in the road but then you realise you've got to go to Lavender Tower to get the ...more

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The main series games in this generation were glitchy messes, extremely unbalanced, and gave birth to the most annoying group or people. What more must I say? - TitaniumToaster

This game might be glitchy but still it was 15 years ago. If you say it crappy due to glitches and such then your spoiled and don't understand limitations at the time

6 Generation VI (Kalos)

Far superior to gen 2 and 3, alola too. I just adore the design and the mechanics of this region's pokemon. The only flaw this generation had was the fact that it needed to be longer.

I would probably rank it higher than Alola at least.. No offense to generation VII of course.

It is awesome and it is the generation that got me into buying the game.

Still. isn't it best like all pokemon in one region?

7 Generation VII (Alola)

Alola as a whole is extremely underrated.

A bit too few pokemon but not that bad

Perfectly balances fun and difficulty

Adds a lot of things to Pokemon that people were not expecting

8 Generation VIII (Talambes)

It brings so much nostalgia

I love this one

Fake, it doesn't exist - Zombo1336

Where is this place

9 Generation IX (Selokos)

Seems legit

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10 Generation VIII (Galar)

New pokémon generation

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1. Generation IV (Sinnoh)
2. Generation III (Hoenn)
3. Generation II (Johto)
1. Generation I (Kanto)
2. Generation III (Hoenn)
3. Generation II (Johto)
1. Generation III (Hoenn)
2. Generation I (Kanto)
3. Generation II (Johto)

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