Top 10 Best Starter Pokemon


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21 Chespin Chespin

He is so adorable, and really strong. He will most likely evolve into a ground and grass type, and what ever grass can't beat, ground will! (well, other then water, but you know)

It's simple. When you get a Gen 1 Starter, who wouldn't pick Charmander? So obviously, you get Charmander. Then, later in the game, you receive the starter that your starter is strong against. AKA, all people who started with Chespin also get Froakie. With this setup you get an awesome starter for each type.

Chespin was my first ever starter. He's strong, looks super cute, and is amazing.

I hate you and you hate me lets all march to chespin house to grab a big great knife he will fall on the ground and die lets throw chespin in the volcano he like barney and lbb stupid chespin poops the day and kill you all including ash clemont bonnie serena ash and he knows precalculis

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22 Greninja Greninja

Its a Ninja + Frog. What makes that's more even cooler than Water/Dark Type

Can kill grass types with ice beam and can kill fighting types with extrasensory, only weaknesses are bug and electric, plus, protean powers up its already boss attacks, Greninja is a god!

Ninja Frog Water Dark type Tongue for a scarf Awesome Shiny Form Protean Ability WHAT'S NOT TO LOVE?!?!?

Greninja the water type ninja

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23 Sceptile Sceptile

Really? This beast of a Pokemon does not deserve to be here it is much better than you thought.

LOOK. AT. THE. TREECKO. POST. I do agree with you though, Sceptile is the best.

He looks like a Christmas tree! I love Christmas trees! If I could have a 2nd ORAS starter I would choose Sceptile!

Sceptile should be number #1, he's my first ever starter Pokemon (treecko first of course)

Sceptile is so awesome!

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24 Feraligatr Feraligatr

Its a great pokemon with a good attack stat and decent defense with a good move pool. Granted it does not have unique typing. With a chain of pokemon like feraligators I'm surprised it has not been added yet to this list, plus it is one the best water types out there and can be good add to a number of teams, and stratigies.


All but emboar this is the second best starter and 5th best Pokemon

It is not a starter, it is the final form of totodile

FERALIGATR IS GOD he's has the best moves ever! he's even cool looking!

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25 Infernape Infernape

Infernape is my favourite Pokemon of all time, mainly because he was the first starter I ever had. His attack stats combined with his amazing speed made him nearly unstoppable when using him in Pokemon diamond. definitely the best fire fighting type out there (blaziken was cool, don't get me wrong. )

This fire-fighting monkey is fast, powerful, and really cool Pokemon that can take your team to the chopping block. Be aware from its kicks and punches
Cause it can take your team out

Infernape in my view is the best fire type starter pokemon as it can know supercool moves like flare blitz, stone edge, thunder punch, close combat, focus blast, blast burn. What else do you want from a starter pokemon. It even has stunning looks

Blaze mode infernape can take any starter

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26 Blaziken Blaziken Blaziken, known in Japan as Bashāmo, is a Fire/Fighting Type Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise .

The only starter to become uber, thanks to speed boost. He was my favorite pokemon before his ability, but now he can outspeed and rip apart most who stand in his way with his new friend Groudon.

Blaziken is my favorite Pokemon ever he can only be beaten by one Pokemon which is Absol

Blaziken is great!

New ability speed boost, overpowered mega, super cool-looking - DudeDude

Why are people doing evolutions of a starter? - TrisTris

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27 Blastoise Blastoise Blastoise, known in Japan as Kamex, is a Water–type Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Blastoise is the tankiest, most powerful, and just the best starter, the pure fact that his hydro pump can make pure steel into nothing is so awesome that you can't beat blastoise. His combination of ice, water, ground, and fighting moves can beat anything that comes in his path.

How is Blastoise number 26 his should be number 2 after that fire lizard

How's he so low on best water Pokemon he's on the top

Why is blastiose so far down he is easily the strongest water full evolved starter I mean he wrestled a robot garydos with team rocket inside and he still won despite all that metal blastoise won like a boss

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28 Tepig Tepig

Wicked, I made it through the whole game with just Tepig. It is very powerful so I recommend it

Tepig is up here twice... Weird. At least this guy spelled it right. (yes I am the person that said Tepig looked like a pig with rabbit ears: a good thing, trust me). Anyway Tepig is awesome. It could cream Snivy any day and when it evolves into Emboar you can have it learn wild charge and cream all the stupid Oshawotts. Go for the TEPIG! TEPIG! TEPIG! TEPIG! TEPIG! TEPIG! TEPIG! TEPIG! TEPIG! TEPIG! TEPIG! TEPIG! TEPIG! TEPIG! TEPIG! TEPIG! TEPIG! YAY!

Of course, since my Tepig rarely fainted throughout the WHOLE game, and I mean, like, it is SO strong!

He is here twice. - MinecraftHater

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29 Venusaur Venusaur Venusaur, known in Japan as Fushigibana, is a Grass/Poison type Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

I prefer Charizard. EVERY Pokemon is on this list so its not fair not every Pokemon can be the best

He is the best out of all of them who is really cool loking and poison plus he is the first starter that was ever mad

He rocked a lot. He is super powerful and never failed me. He rocks.

Venusaur is so cool! He could make cherry blossoms in winter!

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30 Samurott Samurott

I have gotten a lot of starter pokemon and the best one I have gotten was Samurott, I got him all the way up to level 100 by the end of the game and he is also probably the best water type in my opinion, sorry Kyogre.

I beat the elite four and champion using ONLY this Pokemon and a Reshiram. And I used Samurott until I reached the champion so its actually the strongest but I think it should be part fighting and it should have sturdy or something but its still my favourite

This water type is very good at resistance, its defense is very high. It can hit hard and will take fire, ground, and rock types to town. A good starter.

Sammorott is my favorite pokemon and he is my first fully evolved pokemon ever.

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31 Espeon

For those of you who've played Pokémon: Colosseum, you probably kept Espeon on your team all the way through. It's been my favorite starter so far, and I think Nintendo should mess around more with starters, instead of the classic Fire/Water/Grass. Unfortunately, the Umbreon that you get (You get both at the beginning) is fairly weak, which is a shame since I like Umbreon almost as much as I do Espeon.

This Pokemon is so smart in mystery dungeon! And she's psychic type! Another type that I love! But I think its too girly to be male it should only be female

Don't forget umbreon you start with them both in Pokemon colosseum


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32 Torterra Torterra

This Pokemon is just totally beast. The combination of a grass and ground type makes it unstoppable. With the combination of earthquake, leaf storm, synthesis and a filler makes it truly a force to be reckoned with. Not to mention its ample defense doesn't hurt.

Torterra, the self producing earthquake island Pokemon. Nothing else really has to be said. Its combination of frenzy plant and earthquake is powerful enough to make bird Pokemon feel in danger (not literally) it is so tanky that flying barely shakes it. And it can do the job well

Why is Turtwig a higher rank than its evolution, also why is there turtwig and torterra counted as a different starter, anyways, torterra is a tank, and can take a lot of super effective hits before dying. Also, he has the highest attack base stat out of all the sinnoh starters. Look it up if you don't believe me.

What a creative design! A turtle with EARTH on its back! If Pokemon were real this thing would be huge!

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33 Swampert Swampert

The mud fish that has 1.3 million YouTube subscribers. This water-ground Pokemon can take on almost any Pokemon and put up a good fight. Its hydro pump and earthquake will wreck other Pokemon and will do it well

He is too AWESOME to be in 30! He is pretty much invincible except for grass Pokemon! Electric is super affective against water right? They don't stand a chance against WATER PLUS GROUND!

I'm sorry fans of other Pokemon but swam pert is just the best best best best! he's EVEN GOD WHEN he's YOUNG! THIS GUY CAN MEGA EVOLVE AND BE SUPERMAN

For me is the best evolution of Pokemon

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34 Empoleon Empoleon

Jow is empoleon not at the top at least in the top ten. This steel penguin wreaks havoc on every thing. How is torchic even higher then it. It's the biggest beast hands down

Empoleon is a blade armed, blizzard making, beast of a bird. Its blizzard and hydro pump will wreck half of a well put together team. 2nd best water starter probably ever.

Empoleon is awesome he should at least be 6th


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35 Rowlet Rowlet

The best Gen 7 starter, its just so cute and interesting. Especially when it turns its head 180 degrees

I'm probably gonna pick him in Sun. But I'm definitely picking popplio in moon.

I think Rowlet is the best out of the 3.


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36 Umbreon Umbreon

I remember the first time I used this Pokemon. It unleashed sheer havoc, being able to take virtually anything with it's really high defense. This Pokemon with Shadow Ball is just a match made in heaven.

Umbreon had a lot of both dark and psychic, well we know that the dark has many resistance and also psychic. Umbreon had a strong defense but low low in attack otherwise, it is fast. But UMBREON is hard to get

Please. VOTE

I can't understand what he/she's saying'

He is not a starter but oh well! He is just awesome!

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37 Emboar Emboar

Emboar is a sack of trash when I beat every game and beat red with level fifties I had trouble with the fourth gym I had to evolve him to em oaf before he even had a chance. I play again use oshawott and beat the gym first try. Emboar is garbage in every way bad stats horrible move and his design makes me barf honestly your better off with oshawatt. And if you think his appearance is good it's trash compared to the other ones serperior is a giant serpent with and awesome sort of thing going on and samorott pulls swords out of his ARMS emboar is just a fat ugly pig on steroids

He's useful, fun to use, and no, he doesn't suck.If you say its a bad pokemon you have clearly no experience with it.

Well when people say he sucks they are calling arceus and Mewtwo unable to survive while walking because emboar is vastly superior to every Pokemon

Don't get me wrong! I love Tepig, I love Pignite, but Emboar wasn't really my stile. Its just very ugly. Should be on the top 10 ugliest not best

Best ever best ever at being bad LOL

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38 Serperior

I like Serperior. Why doesn't anyone else like it? Its really awesome and cool. Also whoever posted dragonite here has problems... ITS STARTERS!

She or he is really cool so pick it!

Serperior is nasty... Bulbasaur is my favorite though

Serperior is an amazing Pokémon! Don't get me wrong! But I really think he is next to swampert! This Pokémon cannot mega evolve, but serperior is powerful without it!

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39 Litten Litten

Honestly, Litten made the best first impression out of the gen 7 starters to me. I loved the design & it just sort of spoke to me. however, I'll have to know more about all 3 before I fully commit to one. I feel it will become a fire & dark-type, based on the color scheme, which is good since I really love dark. Again, though, I'm still gonna have to wait & see.

Immediately when I saw litten, I knew I'd get him for my starter in sun/moon! Just thinking of its mega evolution gets me excited! (If it has one...)

Litten is very good but I have to say I'm going for either the owl or popplio but that still took a long time to decide

I'm smitten by litten

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40 Ho-oh Ho-oh

Ho-oh I'm in love with you your a legendary search it bird Ho-oh wait you can't your a bird but a cool and swag one his not a starter

When the list goes from best started Pokemon, to every Pokemon in existence.

Ho-Oh is an awesome legendary. (I have him in heart gold.) But he is not a starter

Ho-oh,is not a starter. He is a legendary. If he is a starter, he needs to be in the TOP tens.

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