Top Ten Non Legendary Kanto Pokemon

The best of the original 151 Pokemon, excluding legendaries.

The Top Ten

1 Charizard Charizard Charizard, known in Japan as Lizardon, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. Created by Ken Sugimori, Charizard first appeared in the video games Pokémon Red and Blue and subsequent sequels. They have later appeared in various merchandise, spinoff titles and animated ...read more.

I have used all three starters in kanto and even though he is overrated he is far from bad. He stinks against the first three gyms but that is good you can level it up a lot and evolve it early and get a charizard by the fourth gym. And I evolved early cause my team was pikachu level 12 and charmander level 15.

Oh my gosh what the heck is he doing at 5? He can beat a blastoise, and destroy venisaur in two moves tops. But enough of the game. IN THE SHOW he has only LOST ONE BATTLE. He has defended ash from an entei and beat an articuno. He is so epic. Where is the other starters? Sitting in their pokemon or watching the battle helplessly as charizard is being a boss taking down pokemon one by one

Huh what that's what you think charizard's the best oh know too poor little charizard I think it's Venusaur is the best because he can beat blastoise and charizard the thick fat of venusaur made it super tough to fire moves

Charizard is really epic! It's really credible and I can believe that it is the 6th ever pokemon! It's awesome! If you put your mind to it it is INVINCIBLE! Please vote everyone for Charizard! If you happen to have Pokemon Red or Blue please choose a Charmander! (You'll love it when it evolves into Charmeleon and then Charizard! )

He is very awesome

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2 Dragonite Dragonite Dragonite is a character from the Pokémon franchise by Nintendo. It is a dragon and flying type Pokémon created in the first generation of Pokémon. It is a Pseudo Legendary Pokémon.

Dragonite.. I thought it as a weak Pokemon because it takes much time to evolve n even weaker at the stage of dragonair.. But its worth waiting once dragonair evolves into dragonite it can sweet off any trainer/elite four easily.. It is number 1 it should be number 1

It might be hard to evolve, but on black and white, it's super easy. But, instead of fishing in water ripples and hope you get lucky, catch a dratini. It'll be like level 50-53 so all you have to do is level it up twice. I did it and dragonite is so awesome!

Dragonite is the best, it can do :electric, fire, water, ice, ground and flying moves, basically evrery element. It's really smart and it can fly faster than a jet.

As The first Pseudo-Legendary Pokemon, I have to respect Dragonite.

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

Blastoise is a tank. He can beat both starter pokemon with either ice beam or hydro pump.

Blastoise is a boss. He could own a lot of these Pokemon in a battle - doublebattlebros

Th definition of god tank. Can DESTROY both starters with hydro pump and ice beam. My blastoise rents everyone foolis enough to battle it. Number one is charizard oh wait hydro pump, well then sure dragonite OH WAIT ice beam (dragonite should be first without mega but I think it counts because profile picture of blastoise) lord helix better watch out for this beast!

He is just amazing. Why it isn't on top?

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4 Magikarp Magikarp Magikarp, known in Japan as Koiking is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. It resembles an orange fish with whiskers. It was created by Ken Sugimori, Magikarp first appeared in the video games Pokémon Red and Blue and subsequent sequels. It is a water type that evolves ...read more.

My magikarp can destroy the whole universe with its zero damage splash. All bow down to the mighty magikarp

Magikarp is the best in the world! It's splash can make you run in fear and when it evolves it is even stronger!

This pokemon will destroy your team and ineffedabaly kill you and take over the world magikarp will kill arceus in front of every one and proclaim itself king magikarp is the strongest pokemon in the world

It can jump over mountains and smash through concrete

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5 Gyarados Gyarados Gyarados is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. It evolves from one of the weakest Pokemon, Magikarp. But Gyarados has a high attack power (as of gen VII, mega Gyarados is ranking #19 for highest attack stat & would rank #10 if legendary Pokemon aren't included), and ...read more.

Gyarados maybe strong it might even be the Top 10 most Powerful water Pokemon and a cool looking Pokemon but still its almost as strong as legendary

Gyarados is a boss

Really magikarp above gyarados that's the most stupidest thing I've ever heard all you people hack and you think you're boss wow that's bull in platinum heartgold black white 2 y omega ruby I have gyarados and I'm mighty proud of it why because he's bad ass not like magikarp who only splashes and has a extremely low attack gyarados is a bad ass and it's my third favorite Pokemon.

IT WAS DIFFICULT TO EVOLVE HIMBUT,IN MY FIRE RED,IT WAS ABLE TO TAKE ON MANY OF THEM. HE IS JUST ATROCIOUS.

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6 Arcanine Arcanine Arcanine is a fictional creature in the Pokemon Franchise. Introduced in Generation 1, it is a fire type Pokemon. It is the evolved form of Growlithe. Legends tell of its fighting alongside a general and conquering a whole country. Arcanine is also known for its high speed, capable of running over 6,200 ...read more.

Arcanine's have got me out of countless tough situations I would use one for more situations than any other pokemon the best pokemon I've ever had by far. Although I've had hundreds of these guys and there always my best team member

It's base stat is the highest in this whole list. Why isn't it top one?! Japan don't like dogs so they kept making Arcanine lose easily and I hate Japan. They even said that weak stupid Axew bit one of Arcanine's eyeballs and defeated Arcanine easily! I'm gonna kill the anime! Arcanine was also seen good before. I am happy Meganium killed that Axew. Thanks Meganium! Arcanine and Meganium are friends!

Arcanine was suppose to be a legendary but Pokemon thought is was weird to have two birds and a dog so they replaced Arcanine with Moltres. It is 1 powerhouse!

Wait, why is Arcanine on number 6 if he knows Flamethrower, Fire charge and dig, he's BETTER THAN CHARIZARD PEOPLE!

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7 Pikachu Pikachu Pikachu are a species of Pokémon, fictional creatures that appear in an assortment of video games, animated television shows and movies, trading card games, and comic books licensed by The Pokémon Company, a Japanese corporation.

Pikachu sucks. The only OP Pikachu is Ash's. Raichu should be on here if Pikachu is!

Raichu is better and Raichu is outclassed by Electabuzz who is also outclassed by Jolteon

Pikachu is the most powerful Pokemon it's electric attacks are so power full that anyone can give up

no - nonamegame

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8 Nidoking Nidoking

Nidoking should definitely be top ten, it has awesome power and great versatility for coverage, I'm surprised I'm the first to add him

Out of all the Pokemon, Nidoking is my number one favorite! Its move pool, looks and awesome shiny definitely deserves to be among the top 10!

Nidoking has a great variety of moves so it's a great choice for your party

The definition of badass.

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9 Snorlax Snorlax

If used properly, nobody can beat Snorlax

Snorlax should be in at least the top 5 why is charizard even there one rock move can render him useless, meanwhile snorlax has only one weakness, fighting, and even with a machamp or something this guy is a beast, the best tank with the least amount of weaknesses period. THIS GUY IS BOSS AND MY FAVORITE Pokemon!

I think that Snorlax is way under rated. Back in Pokemon Fire Red, Leaf Green, When he would block the path and you had to get the poke flute and wake him, if you cought him he made a big impact in your Pokemon team if you used him. So I think he should be a little higher.

Charizard #1? that's laughable I guess this is a popularity contest smh anyway Snorlax and dragonite are the two strongest non legendary pokemon (Kanto) period!

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10 Alakazam Alakazam Alakazam was first shown in game freaks Pokemon Red & Green (Blue for outside of Japan) version. Alakazam is the final evolution of the Abra line. It evolves from Kadabra when traded. It is a pure psychic type. It is said to have an IQ of 5000 and is a human like Pokemon. It has high special attack ...read more.

Pokemon Cypher quote: Think outside the BOX. But seriously, Alakazam will demolish you. Faster and more powerful than gengar, and don't forget that Psychic in gen 1 was horribly broken, with only one weakness in BUG, one of the weakest types. Also, Alakazam has such a great move pool, with STAB psychic and, in gen 1, great Special Defense due to the special merge. Only downside to using an Alakazam is his horrndous defense, but that is hardly a downside when you're so powerful and fast. To quote the Amazing World of Gumball, "Oh my god! He has a SPOON! "

Everyone who played the original games knows that Alakazam was literally unbeatable on your team.

Really... is there an explanation reacquired?

With MODEST nature it literally tears off everything on its way

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The Contenders

11 Venesaur

Poor old Venesaur.It's the one pushed on the side while you picked your charmander who isn't really that good, unlike Venesaur.You see venasaur is a great pokemon it has a great move set and it's great for competitive battling.I like using leech seed, ingrain, energy ball or leaf storm, and sludge bomb or protect (if offensive or defensive) now I also life the design it's a dinosaur with a jungle, kinda like Torterra but a flower not a tree.I also got pretty happy when I saw it's mega evolved form.Then I saw Charizard get two forms, so I thought the other two would get one to.Nope just Charizard.Venesaur is wonderful because it's bulky and strong.You should have picked Bulbasaur

Venusaur is the most underrated starter of Red, Blue, Yellow, FireRed, and Leaf Green. However it is the best starter because it has a type advantage over the first, second, third, and eighth gyms. Charizard and is only good against the fourth gym and possibly the fifth gym. Also Blastoise only is good against the first and the last gym. Venusaur beats four gyms and has type matches to two of the others allowing it for easier use and it is not weak to any elite four member except Prima/Lorelei.

Bulbasaur is the best starter Pokemon. Your two other choices are a lizard who's butt is catching on fire, or an incredibly small, ugly turtle. Who wouldn't pick the awesome plant dinosaur that can create beams of solar energy, whip your opponent's ass with vines, and put them to sleep in seconds with powder?

Guys... I'm gonna break it to ya that Venusaur is poison and grass so little charizard will be wiped out and for blastoise?...solar beam will on e hit kill em guarantee

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12 Gengar Gengar Gengar, known in Japan as Gengar, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

If anything, Gengar is among the most inspired designs in the game (who doesn't feel a contagious smirk slip past their lips when looking at this cheeky demon? ). Granted you have a buddy to trade with, Gengar is a lethal special sweeper, especially against psychic types like Alakazam

Gengar in Pokemon stadium has to be the best because if he puts any Pokemon under hypnosis he has so many good moves to back it up like nightshade mega drain thunderbolt and even metronome

This is my favorite and sure it is is fast that's why I think it is stronger than ampharos and alakazam to dam right it is stronger

Just duh, it's a giant flying ghost.

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13 Lapras Lapras

It can learn thunderbolt and solar beam this Pokemon does it all. This Pokemon is a boss if I could catch it earlier in the game cause then I would boss start up team and it is a good Pokemon to take out lance. Plus it is so cute and powerful I mean the icon they use for surfing on in the game is a lapras.

THIS B!TCH IS A BOSS NO WONDER IT TAKES SUCH WORK TO CATCH

Can learn Psychic, Ice, Water and other moves. An easy Dragon-killer. Can destroy anything along the Charizard line. Go Glaze!

awesome - nonamegame

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14 Pidgeot Pidgeot

Look at them hair

Badass bird nothing else

Basically wiped out all trainers I met including the electric type gym, also it has 2 immunities and reasonable stats. (as of pokemon yellow)

Quickest. Smartest. Could've beat charizard if used correctly

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15 Machamp Machamp

All four of his arms were juiced up on steroids

This dude is an absolute beast. Put him on any team and he will rip through your opponent. Has enough bulk to usually take a hit and then he brings the pain train on..

This guy is on spheroids seriously

Design sucks - nonamegame

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16 Vaporeon Vaporeon

It has one of the highest base HP in the game. Added with its awesome defense and special defense; Vaporeon could easily survive 1-3 super effective moves. Add acid armor to that equation and you've got a simply unbeatable solution.
Not to mention that it's ice beam rivals even Articunos.
With the moves ice beam/surf, toxic, acid armor and protect; this eeveelution EASILY beats some of the best Pokemon in the whole game!

What's she doing way down here? Vaporeon is life, no matter, she is simply the best. All the other eeveelutions are nothing compared to her

Vaporeon, Espeon and Umbreon are the best. Enough said.

Yes all hail vaporeon - IceFoxPlayz

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17 Charmander Charmander Charmander, known as Hitokage in Japan, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Absolute banger of a pokemon. His voice is pure charm and the way he licks ash is amazing.

I love love him!

Charmander is more beast than all the other pokemon. He is the cuteset ever and super powerful!

Sooo cute

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18 Jolteon Jolteon

Jolteon is the best electric type in kanto.

Why is it 24! I got a jolteon and it beat so much! :( sad that no one likes it I honestly think that jolteon can beat a ground type cause I already have!

Fast and reliable with awesome special attack

My Jolteon beat someone's darkrai by using 2 thunderbolts.

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19 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl

A learnset of ground, dragon, flying and electric destroys every team, plus the speed stat and attack stat is high and one of the rarest pokemon in the game and the only Kanto pokemon other than legendaries, starters and other fossil pokemon, where there is only one in the game

Best fossil Pokemon and is crazy fast. I'm jealous of Ash because he got a ride from one.

His a ability is pressure and few not legendary Pokemon have pressure as there ability

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20 Missingno.

THE strongest Pokemon EVER. The only thing that could stand in front of MissingNo would be butter, but there are no butter-types Pokemon so MissingNo is the best Pokemon ever.

Is epic and knows the 3 best moves. It comes at the highest level in the game and can kill a Pokemon in one hit.

Corrupts both the 6th item spot and the hall of fame entries, high attack, and knows water gun twice! Besides Lugia, what is better?

Not much is known about this " pokemon" but it's pretty powerful - IceFoxPlayz

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21 Riachu

Clearly the best electric pokemon quick and powerful

This pokemon is spelt wrong. Pikachu is way cooler and the way his tongue rolls up into his cheeks is absolute madness. I would trade this for a raichu.

In my opinion Raichu is the best electric type

My Taichung beats blastoise.

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22 Paras Paras

so cute - nonamegame

23 Growlithe Growlithe

Growlithe is really cute and can learn decent moved as well

Big dog. He was origionally a legendary but changed. However he is so strong and full of beautiful spirits and scent. I want one to rub itself on me.

he's op

24 Persian

Cute! (I LOVE cats)

25 Meowth Meowth Meowth is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. Created by Ken Sugimori, Meowth first appeared in the video games Pokémon Red and Blue and subsequent sequels. In addition, it was one of the Pokémon to get an Alolan variant. It later appeared in various merchandise, spinoff ...read more.

It can talk! - Goatworlds

26 Nidoran (Male) Nidoran (Male)
27 Squirtle Squirtle Squirtle, known as Zenigame in Japan, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. It was originally conceived by Game Freak's character development team and finalized by Chaniah Pantry. It is a squirrel-turtle hybrid .

He is my favourite Pokemon ever (it was the first Pokemon card I ever had)

Squirtle doesn't just faint Pokemon. It kills them.

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28 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan

It has such an original mega evolution. The baby finally left the pouch to kick butt! Also that is a cool design. Please, if you want to beat the elite four, use this guy to help with its mega evolution.

In REd and Blue it can know fly if it was a Missingno before (Missingno can learn fly) - Goatworlds

I like to fake out ghosts.

29 Flareon Flareon

Best Pokemon ever. need I say more?

Flareon might not be as strong as other eeveelutions, Like Jolteon and all that, But I don't care, He's awesome!

Look at dat flufy tail! How can you resist!?!?!

I have always loved flareon. In gen 1 he was slow but his special was fantastic! In the remakes, firered/leafgreen, the move pool increases! Shadow ball, overheat, quick attack, and even baton pass (if you want to try it). Flareon has a special place in my heart ever since the jungle TCG set. Love this eveelution.

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30 Parasect Parasect

Though it may have two four times weaknesses, and awful stats, it has one of the coolest designs and back stories of all time.

31 Tauros Tauros

It can learn ICE BEAM! Where do I catch 1!

Tauros I love it - nonamegame

HIGH fisical attack and defense, highest accuracy so can do 1hitKO on high level enemies so if you teach him horn drill, body slam, ice beam (or blizard) and hyper beam its unstopable

32 Ninetales Ninetales

Based on lots of different legends and folklore about the nine tailed fox. This has to be one of the coolest and best looking Pokemon, not to mention strongest!

They're just beautiful and cute!

Ninetales has the longest life than any other Pokemon In episode it also changed its look

Aw hell yeah nineties for the win!

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33 Farfetch'd

It has a stick

I likes stix

34 Victreebel Victreebel

Yea it is powerfully nice on team of your pick. It can eat any digimon because of the large head on he's head that has teeth of 4 on each side of he's mouth.

Some people say it is weak because a team rocket member has it but it can never loose because it sounds like victory bell.

35 Onix Onix

Come on he's AWESOME... LIKE... CHOCOLATE... YUM...

Onix is best aganist grass Pokemons.

36 Eevee Eevee Eevee, known in Japan as Eievui, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Eevee may seem like just a regular pokemon but can kick ass when used properly, especially when you evolve it, given the correct stone.

Why isn't eevee number one it's a dog and dog backwards is god screw arceus this the best overall!

It evolves into 8 awesome evolutions! And it's so cute and cuddly...!

Eevee is my favourite Pokemon! It looks cute and when used correctly can be more badass when not evolved. Looks SERIOUSLY CUTE in Pokemon x and Y.

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37 Espeon Espeon

Hate to say it guys, but espeon isn't from kanto. it had its debut in Gold/Silver

Best evolution of eevee

Dude it's a johto Pokemon

Wrong generation

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38 Mew Mew Mew is one of the fictional species of creatures from Nintendo's and Game Freak's Pokémon media franchise created by Satoshi Tajiri.

I know you'll hate me for this, but technically Mew is mythical not legendary

So cute. Mew is way better than crappy pikachu

It is true, Mew isn't a legendary allthough people assume it is (thanks to Mewtwo who is a REAL legendary) But Mew is still good.

It isn't a legendary pokemon technically so yh this pokemon should be 1 I guess. It can learn so many moves - ShakilJamani15

39 Tentacruel Tentacruel
40 Golem

Golem has super high defense and attack, but he is really slow and has low special defense unless he is facing a special based pokemon he is a force to be reckoned with.

Very good one

One powerful Pokemon, to bad it's so slow, but the power it punches its opponents with is fearful!

41 Bulbasaur Bulbasaur Bulbasaur, known as Fushigidane in Japan, is the first Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

To me Bulbasaur was always a great asset to my team. They're cute, dependable, and not to mention just a helpful part to each team.

I know venusaur is ugly but is it really a reason to hate bulbasaur too, I would say NO because bulbasaur is great and cute

This little plant animal thing is strong and cute but I like ivysaur

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42 Kabutops Kabutops

That knives on his arms though

Them stats though

43 Kingler Kingler

You cannot beat the attack and defense stats. Also there is no better HM slave. Strength, Surf, Cut, Rock Smash. I always have a Kinsler on my team.

The original Crab-Like Pokemon, Crabhammer, Knock Off, Return, Agility/Swords Dance. Come on this thing hits HARD!.

Crabhammer... And guillotine. Awesome moves

HIS HING WILL DESROY YOUR EAM WITH AGILITY

44 Rattata Rattata

It's top percentage, bitch

Ahem ahem F.E.A.R. - turtwig

45 Steelix Steelix

Heh? Steelix is johtos!

46 Butterfree Butterfree

Caught one in red. Best move I ever made in the game. You guys's should really try him out.

In yellow my butterfree took out Brock with confusion

Say what?! Weak fools say eh?!

Think of a bug type having high defense rate and can use psychic types...

Meh, I just defeated almost every trainer I met using this Pkmn

Only fools think that there are weak and strong pkmn

Those who recognized such simple, ordinary (weak-treated) pkmn are the REAL Pokemon GENIUSES!

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47 Hitmonlee Hitmonlee

He is awesome! I got him from the the karate place in Saffron and so far he has been taking on guys 5 levels higher than him and our strong against his type. Probably the strongest fighting type. He also has very high stats. He should at least be in the top 15.

He is best and should number1 but at least make him higher than ditto

I love hitmonlee one time I found one but fainted it so I got really mad and trashed my room

48 Jigglypuff Jigglypuff Jigglypuff, known in Japan as Purin, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Has seriously been my favorite pokemon since Pokemon red came out way back on the original Game boy

If something hears its song, it falls asleep, plus its cute.

Jiggly like a puff jigglytuff

The ultimate digimon killer ah I mean dragon killer it can O.H.K.O. a mega RAYQUAZA! and it can also O.H.K.O. a harnessed MAGIKARP what.

49 Mudkip Mudkip Mudkip, known in Japan as Mizugorou, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Isn't a kanto pokemon - ShakilJamani15

My first starter! I even have a Mudkip plush! - Dawscr

Have a bost

50 Raichu Raichu Raichu is an Electric type Pokémon, and the evolution of Pikachu. Raichu is number 26 in the Pokedex. It has an Alolan Form, which is an Electric/Psychic type.

I know he might seem overused, but trust me, he's a boss. His stats are decent all around, but his special attack is amazing. Just give him some thunder or thunderbolt, and his stats will make those devastate your enemies.

Raichu is a great Pokemon and should be at least in the top 15. He can learn great moves such as Volt Tackle and Iron Tail and is overall a greater Pokemon than Pikachu. (although I do still like Pikachu) Come at me haters!

Why is Raichu on this list twice? And why is the one that's misspelled higher on the list?

It's the best electric and favorite Pokemon for me

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