Top Ten Non Legendary Kanto Pokemon

The best of the original 151 Pokemon, excluding legendaries.

The Top Ten

1 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 more.

Good and cool

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

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.

I loved charizard how stubborn it could be and how much spirit and it has

When I played Pokemon firered and leafgreen I normally chose Charizard (charmander) because I liked fire types somewhat and when it comes to legendary Pokemon I loved GIRATINA the most because its lonely stubborn protecting its territorry and being opposite of dialga and palkia I loved using GIRATINA in battle I always won with GIRATINA in battle it was like invincible almost able to defat ARCEUS in fair fight almost like LUCIFER facing GOD and I like KYUREM too for me KYUREM would be number 3 or number 2 even if being complete KYUREM could have definitely been able to defat ARCEUS if pushed its power to the absolute limit sometimes it would make KYUREM seem like a sibiling of ARCEUS or twin if ARCEUS werent alone when created everything if ARCEUS ans KYUREM was like rivals and if KYUREM lost and then KYUREM felt upset about losing that would have said much I would have wished to battled ARCEUS with ...more

2 Dragonite Dragonite, known in Japan as Kairyu, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Dragons is way stronger than dumb old charizard

Dragonite is stronger than charizard.

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

This guys a beast

3 Arcanine Arcanine, known in Japan as Windie, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

It's a dog tiger. Litteraly the greatest combo for dog and cat lovers who want a power house companion!

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!

4 Blastoise Blastoise, known in Japan as Kamex, is a 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!

Blastiose is a beast! I can confirm this because I have Pokemon yellow, the only game where you can gain every starter! Blastoise was my second best ( pikachu being first, but my starter is always best)! Evolved or not he dominated over 6 gyms (In yellow you need 2 gym badges to get squirtle. Blastoise also has a great movesets. All in all Blastoise is the best Kanto Pokemon!

5 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 more.

Gyrados is the Best

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.

6 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 more.

If you are down just use splash greatest move on earth

He has so much power that his power goes in a circle from almost none all the way back to almost none. If he was slightly worse, he would be op

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

Very good better than mewtwo

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

4 words horn drill x accuracy

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

I used this guy and he can learn a bunch of moves, water to electric to rock, this guys beast and he should be higher than 8th

The definition of badass.

8 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 more.

Alakazam is probably the best pokemon in the game next to new and mewtwo due to its psychic type. He is absolutely broken in the first 2 generations.

Charizard above this makes me laugh so hard. you people really can make great jokes can't you

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! "

He was my main (because mine was male) in PBB (i know, I know but I didn't have a nintendo device) until the dark type gym, and even then he was sweeping - fwed

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

9 Venesaur

It's just a real tank, especially in the newer games with the thick fat ability so it resists fire and ice

Venusaur is actually the best and most consistent kanto starter to choose from the other two. Charizard, despite being the most popular and cool-looking kanto starter, is the weakest among the other starters. Blast lose isn't very bad nor very good but he's like in between charizard and venusaur. I bet people just choose charizard for his looks and dismiss venusaur just because he looks less appealing than charizard and blastoise.

Garbage charizard one stealth rock and it is a goner and maybe solar beam can end blastoise and people say charizard and blastoise are good, no offense to blastoise but charizard it is the truth I would say venusaur number 1 and blastoise no 2

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

10 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.


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

Lapras has some of the best base stats of any of the gen 1 pokemon. It also is ice and water type which gives it immunity to fire.

The Contenders

11 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!

I know, and in the anime, they buff pikachu to the point where it's ridiculous.
Bearing in mind, however, all of Ash's pokemon are buffed beyond Arceus - fwed

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

Not like other Pokemon

12 Gengar Gengar, known in Japan by the same name, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Focus slash plus endeavour and BAM - fwed

Play let's go even better moves

The best how is he at 10

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

13 Pidgeot

I don't know what I would do without my pidgeot (its still a pidgeotto but idc)

Just amazing...does so much damage, if pikachu faints in pokemon lets go, then this guy will wreck who ever did it.

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

Look at them hair

14 Snorlax Snorlax, known in Japan as Kabigon, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

This is a fat ass cune.

This guy is a tank and it can learn rest and sleep sleep when snorlax use rest of can heal and sleep but when you use sleep talk it will attack when it's a sleep! I wish it was a pseudo legendary pokemon that will make so much sense by the way I wrote this 6 minutes so pppllleeeasseee! Sorry for that guys I'm A savage you know I'm cool I have a YouTube channel I'm famous and subscribe and like my videos and say if you agree with me or disagree so I talked to much here so by guys addresses please!

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!

15 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl, known in Japan as Ptera, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

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

Get this
-stone edge
-dragon claw
-hyper beam
-sky attack

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

Wot this doing here - fwed

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!

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

YES - Swiftfrost

This adorable beauty definitely deserves a better spot on this list.

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

18 Jolteon Jolteon, known in Japan as Thunders, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Jolteon is the best electric type in kanto.

Fast and reliable with awesome special attack

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!

Jolteon is so op on poke ballers it is op

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

Wow really all u said was so cute LOL But I kinda like this pokemon to if u hear the theories about dis disliked pokemon, it is said that the mushrooms on it's back are parasites and once it evolves, the mushroom takes over it whole brain and body which clearly makes it a zombie. So I warn U if u don't want it to become a zombie don't evolve it

so cute - nonamegame

20 Growlithe Growlithe, known in Japan as Gardie, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

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


21 Machamp Machamp, known in Japan as Kairiky, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Now Machamp use bullet punch - Yoshidude

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

22 Meowth Meowth, known in Japan as Nyarth, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

It can talk! - Goatworlds

23 Nidoran (Male)
24 Squirtle Squirtle, known in Japan as Zenigame, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

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

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

Squirtle is so cute

Firat poke I ever owned

25 Persian

Cute! (I LOVE cats)

26 Farfetch'd

It has a stick

I likes stix

27 Kabutops Kabutops, known in Japan as the same name, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

That knives on his arms though

Them stats though

28 Pinsir Pinsir, known in Japan as Kailios, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Why is Pinsir so low?

29 Ninetales Ninetales, known in Japan as Kyukon, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

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

Favorite Pokemon of all time right here, How is Ninetales number 31?

30 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

Raichu is better, and why the hell is crappy Pikachu in this list?!

31 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

32 Rhydon

First pokemon ever created - ShakilJamani15

I just want to 'Rhydon' him!

33 Onix Onix, known in Japan as Iwark, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

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

Onix is best aganist grass Pokemons.

34 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.

35 Marowak


in snow

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

I vote Rapidash at higher than this. She's a flaming unicorn that can run up to 150 mph in ten steps from a dead standstill. How is she worse than Raticate? Or Psyduck? Seriously?

You better stan for Legend R

37 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

38 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...!

So much more versatile than a lame ass charizard

39 Espeon Espeon, known in Japan as Eifie, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

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

Espeon Is the best Pokemon aganist Rock, Water, Fire...

40 Golem

Golem should at least be in top 20 and mgikarp should be number151

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, known in Japan as Fushigidane, 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

The ideal partner

42 Flareon Flareon, known in Japan as Booster, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.


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!?!?!

43 Scyther

Why is it in the top 10. - nonamegame

A samurai armored body, two swords for hands, speed and power that is unmatched by any bug type, let alone almost any others. Favorite Pokemon hands down, the only true bug worth using on a team!

Why is it NOT in the top 10. - nonamegame - nonamegame

cool - nonamegame

44 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.

45 Butterfree

Should be number 5 non legendary it has psychic and lots of powerful moves.

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

Its ashs First Pokemon... Give respect.

46 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.

È veramente forte Hitmonlee, molto utile in prima gen. TOP 10 SICURO

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

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

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


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

It's top percentage, bitch

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

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

I love Mudkip and its evolution is awesome, but it's not from Kanto

Isn't a kanto pokemon - ShakilJamani15

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

Have a bost

50 Steelix Steelix, known in Japan as Haganeil, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Heh? Steelix is johtos!

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