Pokémon originated as a video game in Japan in the 1990s. It features a world of fantastical creatures, or Pokémon, that can be captured and trained and used in battles against each other. It is the top selling video game franchise of all time. There have been television and movie spin offs, as well as numerous generations of the game. In 2016, Pokémon Go was released, an augmented reality game played on mobile phones where gamers captured Pokémon in real-world locations. It became a massive media phenomenon, with millions of people playing all over the word.

How many Pokémon are there?

In total, there are 898 Pokémon. Each of the 898 Pokémon has a unique physical appearance, different skills, and powers. A lot of Pokémon can evolve into a more powerful form of their species. The 898 Pokémon are categorized by the generation they were created in, ranging from Generation I to Generation VII.

What is the strongest Pokémon?

Mewtwo is the strongest Pokémon. Mewtwo was created as the spawn of the Mew Pokémon with altered DNA and is part of Generation I of Pokémon. Mewtwo is capable of controlling the mind of opponents, teleportation, can regenerate when necessary, and is not afraid to put its abilities on full display.

When was Pokémon created?

Pokémon was created by Satoshi Taijiri, Ken Sugimori, and Junichi Masuda in 1995. The company was founded by Nintendo, Game Freak, and Creatures and it is currently managed by the media franchise, The Pokémon Company. Since then, Pokémon has grown to become an internationally recognized brand that is loved by an audience of all ages.

Pokémon Guides
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Bulbasaur
148000
2’4” | 71.1 cm
15.2 lb | 6.9 kg
#001
Bulbasaur
71.100
6.900
1.00
148000
3D
Bulbasaur
Charizard
184000
5’7” | 170.2 cm
199.5 lb | 90.5 kg
#006
Charizard
170.200
90.500
6.00
184000
3D
Charizard
2’0” | 61 cm
18.7 lb | 8.5 kg
#004
Charmander
61.000
8.500
4.00
109000
3D
Charmander
Ditto
134000
1’0” | 30.5 cm
8.8 lb | 4 kg
#132
Ditto
30.500
4.000
132.00
134000
3D
Ditto
7’3” | 221 cm
463 lb | 210 kg
#149
Dragonite
221.000
210.000
149.00
97000
3D
Dragonite
Eevee
239000
1’0” | 30.5 cm
14.3 lb | 6.5 kg
#133
Eevee
30.500
6.500
133.00
239000
3D
Eevee
Gengar
142000
4’11” | 149.9 cm
89.3 lb | 40.5 kg
#094
Gengar
149.900
40.500
94.00
142000
3D
Gengar
Gyarados
114000
21’4” | 650.2 cm
41’ | 12.5 m
518 lb | 235 kg
#130
Gyarados
650.200
1250.000
235.000
130.00
114000
3D
Gyarados
1’8” | 50.8 cm
12.1 lb | 5.5 kg
#039
Jigglypuff
50.800
5.500
39.00
96000
3D
Jigglypuff
Mew
100000
1’4” | 40.6 cm
8.8 lb | 4 kg
#151
Mew
40.600
4.000
151.00
100000
3D
Mew
Mewtwo
152000
6’7” | 200.7 cm
269 lb | 122 kg
#150
Mewtwo
200.700
122.000
150.00
152000
3D
Mewtwo
Pikachu
524000
1’4” | 40.6 cm
13.2 lb | 6 kg
#025
Pikachu
40.600
6.000
25.00
524000
3D
Pikachu
Psyduck
66000
2’7” | 78.7 cm
43.2 lb | 19.6 kg
#054
Psyduck
78.700
19.600
54.00
66000
3D
Psyduck
Snorlax
130000
6’11” | 210.8 cm
1014 lb | 460 kg
#143
Snorlax
210.800
460.000
143.00
130000
3D
Snorlax
Squirtle
105000
1’8” | 50.8 cm
19.8 lb | 9 kg
#007
Squirtle
50.800
9.000
7.00
105000
3D
Squirtle
Snorlax
Dimensioned height drawing of Snorlax and average people

Snorlax, known as Kabigon in Japan, is a normal type Pokémon introduced in the first generation of games. Snorlax is a huge, bluish-green, creature with a large belly and comparatively short and round limbs. Snorlax evolves from Munchlax and Snorlax has a Gigantamax form. Snorlax can be found napping in inconvenient places in the wild and must be woken up with the soothing sounds of a Poke Flute before being captured. Snorlax has a calm personality, so much so, that it will allow children and small Pokémon to bounce on its large belly. However, do not mistake his calm personality for meekness, the Snorlax is capable of powerful attacks.

Snorlax has an average height of 6’11” (210.8 cm) and weight of 1014 lb (460 kg). Snorlax is a Normal type Pokémon and is listed as #143 in the National Pokédex.

Set of dimensioned height drawings of Snorlax in various postures
Snorlax, known as Kabigon in Japan, is a normal type Pokémon introduced in the first generation of games. Snorlax is a huge, bluish-green, creature with a large belly and comparatively short and round limbs. Snorlax evolves from Munchlax and Snorlax has a Gigantamax form.

Snorlax has an average height of 6’11” (210.8 cm) and weight of 1014 lb (460 kg). Snorlax is a Normal type Pokémon and is listed as #143 in the National Pokédex.

Set of dimensioned height drawings of Snorlax in various postures
Snorlax
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6’11” | 210.8 cm
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1014 lb | 460 kg
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Generation: 1

Type
Normal
Pokédex
#143

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Charizard
Dimensioned height drawing of Charizard and average people

Charizard, known in Japan as Lizardon, is a flame type of Pokémon and was introduced in the first generation of games. Other flame Pokémon are Flareon, Moltres, and Infernape. Charizard is the final evolution of Charmander with Charmeloen being the evolution between the two. Charizard resembles a large, orange dragon with a flame on his tail. Charizard has also played a prominent role in the anime series and Pokémon movies; throughout the anime, he is most commonly associated with Ash Ketchum, the series protagonist. Charizard has appeared in every Super Smash Bros. game, but did not become a playable character until the third game.

Charizard has an average height of 5’7” (170.2 cm) and weight of 199.5 lb (90.5 kg). Charizard is a Fire and Flying type Pokémon and is listed as #006 in the National Pokédex.

Set of dimensioned height drawings of Charizard in various postures
Charizard, known in Japan as Lizardon, is a flame type of Pokémon and was introduced in the first generation of games. Other flame Pokémon are Flareon, Moltres, and Infernape. Charizard is the final evolution of Charmander with Charmeloen being the evolution between the two.

Charizard has an average height of 5’7” (170.2 cm) and weight of 199.5 lb (90.5 kg). Charizard is a Fire and Flying type Pokémon and is listed as #006 in the National Pokédex.

Set of dimensioned height drawings of Charizard in various postures
Charizard
Height:
5’7” | 170.2 cm
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199.5 lb | 90.5 kg
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Generation: 1

Type
Fire, Flying
Pokédex
#006

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Charizard front elevation, side, back, fighting

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Gyarados
Dimensioned height drawing of Gyarados and average people

Gyarados, known in Japan by the same name, is a dual type flying and water Pokémon and was introduced in the first generation of games. Gyarados resembles a snake, has overlapping scales, and is yellow and blue in color with a large gaping mouth. Gyarados evolves from a Magikarp and is believed to undergo a change in its brain structure during evolution that predisposes it to be violent in nature and prone to rampages that can last up to a month. Gyarados tends to have a bad temper, and when paired with its brute strength, spells for deadly consequences.

Gyarados has an average height of 21’4” (650.2 cm) and weight of 518 lb (235 kg). Gyarados is a Water and Flying type Pokémon and is listed as #130 in the National Pokédex.

Set of dimensioned height drawings of Gyarados in various postures
Gyarados, known in Japan by the same name, is a dual type flying and water Pokémon and was introduced in the first generation of games. Gyarados resembles a snake, has overlapping scales, and is yellow and blue in color with a large gaping mouth. Gyarados evolves from a Magikarp.

Gyarados has an average height of 21’4” (650.2 cm) and weight of 518 lb (235 kg). Gyarados is a Water and Flying type Pokémon and is listed as #130 in the National Pokédex.

Set of dimensioned height drawings of Gyarados in various postures
Gyarados
Height:
21’4” | 650.2 cm
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41’ | 12.5 m
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Weight:
518 lb | 235 kg
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Generation: 1

Type
Water, Flying
Pokédex
#130

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Gyarados front elevation, side, back, fighting

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Psyduck
Scaled illustration of Psyduck compared to typical people

Psyduck, known as Golduck in Japan, is a water type Pokémon introduced in the first generation of games. Psyduck is a yellow-cream creature that resembles a duck or a platypus. Psyduck is plagued by a constant migraine and usually just stands vacantly trying to quell its aching head. However, when the headache intensifies to an unbearable magnitude, Psyduck releases powerful brain waves beyond his normal scope of power, similar to a Psychic Pokémon. Psyduck is seen as a running joke in the anime series when one of the main characters accidentally captures a Psyduck and sends it into battle by mistake.

Psyduck has an average height of 2’7” (78.7 cm) and weight of 43.2 lb (19.6 kg). Psyduck is a Water type Pokémon and is listed as #054 in the National Pokédex.

Collection of elevation drawings of Psyduck with labeled height
Psyduck, known as Golduck in Japan, is a water type Pokémon introduced in the first generation of games. Psyduck is a yellow-cream creature that resembles a duck or a platypus. Psyduck is plagued by a constant migraine and usually just stands vacantly trying to quell its aching head.

Psyduck has an average height of 2’7” (78.7 cm) and weight of 43.2 lb (19.6 kg). Psyduck is a Water type Pokémon and is listed as #054 in the National Pokédex.

Collection of elevation drawings of Psyduck with labeled height
Psyduck
Height:
2’7” | 78.7 cm
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43.2 lb | 19.6 kg
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Generation: 1

Type
Water
Pokédex
#054

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Psyduck front elevation, side, back, fighting

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Squirtle
Scaled elevation drawing comparing the height of Squirtle to people

Squirtle, known as Zenigame in Japan, is a water type Pokémon introduced in the first generation of games as a starter Pokémon along with Bulbasaur and Charmander. Squirtle is a light-blue turtle creature with a hard brown shell and a long, curly tail. Squirtle is the lowest evolution in his family; he evolves into Wartortle and then into Blastoise. Squirtle is relatively rare to find in the wild, but he can be occasionally found around ponds and lakes. Squirtle is a very efficient swimmer, can use his shell for protection, and sprays water from his mouth to attack with great accuracy.

Squirtle has an average height of 1’8” (50.8 cm) and weight of 19.8 lb (9 kg). Squirtle is a Water type Pokémon and is listed as #007 in the National Pokédex.

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Squirtle in assorted poses
Squirtle, known as Zenigame in Japan, is a water type Pokémon introduced in the first generation of games as a starter Pokémon along with Bulbasaur and Charmander. Squirtle is a light-blue turtle creature with a hard brown shell and a long, curly tail. Squirtle is the lowest evolution in his family.

Squirtle has an average height of 1’8” (50.8 cm) and weight of 19.8 lb (9 kg). Squirtle is a Water type Pokémon and is listed as #007 in the National Pokédex.

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Squirtle in assorted poses
Squirtle
Height:
1’8” | 50.8 cm
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19.8 lb | 9 kg
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Generation: 1

Type
Water
Pokédex
#007

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Squirtle front elevation, side, back, fighting

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