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
Ditto
Scaled illustration of Ditto compared to typical people

Ditto, known in Japan as Metamon, is a normal type Pokémon and was introduced in the first generation of games. Ditto is a purple-pink creature with an ambiguous form with two protrusions that it uses as arms. Ditto is able to transform into any creature or object and mimic that creature’s abilities. Ditto does not have any evolutions. Due to its ability to transform, Ditto gets along with almost any creature, except for other Dittos. Dittos are sometimes unable to transform their faces and if they start laughing, they lose their transformation completely. There are also “shiny” Dittos and these Dittos are blue instead of purple.

Ditto has an average height of 1’0” (30.5 cm) and weight of 8.8 lb (4 kg). Ditto is a Normal type Pokémon and is listed as #132 in the National Pokédex.

Collection of elevation drawings of Ditto with labeled height
Ditto, known in Japan as Metamon, is a normal type Pokémon and was introduced in the first generation of games. Ditto is a purple-pink creature with an ambiguous form with two protrusions that it uses as arms. Ditto is able to transform into any creature and mimic that creature’s abilities.

Ditto has an average height of 1’0” (30.5 cm) and weight of 8.8 lb (4 kg). Ditto is a Normal type Pokémon and is listed as #132 in the National Pokédex.

Collection of elevation drawings of Ditto with labeled height
Ditto
Height:
1’0” | 30.5 cm
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8.8 lb | 4 kg
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Generation: 1

Type
Normal
Pokédex
#132

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Ditto front elevation, side, back, fighting

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Charmander
Scaled elevation drawing comparing the height of Charmander to people

Charmander, known in Japan as Hitokage, is a flame type Pokémon and was introduced in the first generation of games. Charmander is one of the first three starter Pokémon, along with Bulbasaur and Squirtle. Charmander is the first evolution in his family, progressing into Charmeleon, and then eventually Charizard. In the anime, Charmander is found by Ash after being abandoned by his first owner, Damien. Charmander’s tail is an indicator of his health and emotions; the brighter and larger the flame, the healthier he is. If the flame is extinguished, Charmander will pass out.

Charmander has an average height of 2’0” (61 cm) and weight of 18.7 lb (8.5 kg). Charmander is a Fire type Pokémon and is listed as #004 in the National Pokédex.

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Charmander in assorted poses
Charmander, known in Japan as Hitokage, is a flame type Pokémon and was introduced in the first generation of games. Charmander is one of the first three starter Pokémon, along with Bulbasaur and Squirtle. Charmander is the first evolution in his family, progressing into Charmeleon and Charizard.

Charmander has an average height of 2’0” (61 cm) and weight of 18.7 lb (8.5 kg). Charmander is a Fire type Pokémon and is listed as #004 in the National Pokédex.

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Charmander in assorted poses
Charmander
Height:
2’0” | 61 cm
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Weight:
18.7 lb | 8.5 kg
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Generation: 1

Type
Fire
Pokédex
#004

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Charmander front elevation, side, back, fighting

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Dragonite
Dimensioned height drawing of Dragonite and average people

Dragonite, known as Kairyu in Japan, is a dual type dragon and flying Pokémon and was introduced in the first generation of games. Dragonite is an orange dragon with wings that seem too small for his body despite how fast he is able to fly. Dragonite is the final evolution in his family; beginning with Dratini, then Dragonair, before culminating in Dragonite. Dragonite is a rare Pokémon in the wild frequently found near the sea. Dragonite is a kind, intelligent Pokémon and has saved humans in need or ships that have lost their way. However, if his environment is threatened, Dragonite will go on a rampage until he has neutralized the threat.

Dragonite has an average height of 7’3” (221 cm) and weight of 463 lb (210 kg). Dragonite is a Dragon and Flying type Pokémon and is listed as #149 in the National Pokédex.

Set of dimensioned height drawings of Dragonite in various postures
Dragonite, known as Kairyu in Japan, is a dual type dragon and flying Pokémon and was introduced in the first generation of games. Dragonite is an orange dragon with wings that seem too small for his body despite how fast he is able to fly. Dragonite is the final evolution in his family.

Dragonite has an average height of 7’3” (221 cm) and weight of 463 lb (210 kg). Dragonite is a Dragon and Flying type Pokémon and is listed as #149 in the National Pokédex.

Set of dimensioned height drawings of Dragonite in various postures
Dragonite
Height:
7’3” | 221 cm
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Weight:
463 lb | 210 kg
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Generation: 1

Type
Dragon, Flying
Pokédex
#149

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Dragonite front elevation, side, back, fighting

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Eevee
Scaled elevation drawing comparing the height of Eevee to people

Eevee, known as Eievui in Japan, is a normal type Pokémon and was introduced in the first generation of games. Eevee is a brown, fluffy, mammal-looking Pokémon with a bushy tail. Eevee’s evolution family is relatively complex and depending on her environment, Eevee has the capability to evolve into eight different Pokémon: Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon, and Sylveon. Eevees are rarely found in the wild and are usually found hanging around cities and towns. There is a whole Pokémon game dedicated to Eeevee, Pokémon: Let’s Go Eevee!, where the player starts the game with special Eevee called a partner Eevee.

Eevee has an average height of 1’0” (30.5 cm) and weight of 14.3 lb (6.5 kg). Eevee is a Normal type Pokémon and is listed as #133 in the National Pokédex.

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Eevee in assorted poses
Eevee, known as Eievui in Japan, is a normal type Pokémon and was introduced in the first generation of games. Eevee is a brown, fluffy, mammal-looking Pokémon with a bushy tail. Eevee’s evolution family is relatively complex and Eevee has the capability to evolve into eight different Pokémon.

Eevee has an average height of 1’0” (30.5 cm) and weight of 14.3 lb (6.5 kg). Eevee is a Normal type Pokémon and is listed as #133 in the National Pokédex.

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Eevee in assorted poses
Eevee
Height:
1’0” | 30.5 cm
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Weight:
14.3 lb | 6.5 kg
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Generation: 1

Type
Normal
Pokédex
#133

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Eevee 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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Weight:
43.2 lb | 19.6 kg
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Generation: 1

Type
Water
Pokédex
#054

Drawings include:
Psyduck front elevation, side, back, fighting

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