The second generation (Generation II) of the Pokémon franchise features 100 fictional species of creatures introduced to the core video game series in the 1999 Game Boy Color games Pokémon Gold and Silver, set in the Johto region. Some Pokémon in this generation were introduced in animated adaptations of the franchise before Gold and Silver, such as Ho-Oh in the first episode of the Pokémon anime series in 1998 and 1999, Togepi, which was a recurring character in the anime owned by Misty, Donphan in the Pokémon first movie in 1998, Snubbull in the first Pikachu short movie in 1998, and Marill, which also debuted in that short film and was a recurring character in the anime owned by Tracey Sketchit in 1998 and 1999. Elekid, Bellossom, Ledyba, and Hoothoot debuted in Pikachu's Rescue Adventure and Lugia and Slowking debuted in Pokémon 2000.
The following list details the 100 Pokémon of Generation II in order of their National Pokédex number. The first Pokémon, Chikorita, is number 152 and the last, Celebi, is number 251. Alternate forms that result in type changes are included for convenience. Mega evolutions and regional forms are included on the pages for the generation in which they were introduced.
Design and developmentEdit
Two new types were introduced in Pokémon Gold and Silver – namely the "Dark" and "Steel" types – which were intended to better balance the gameplay of Pokémon battles. Dark and Steel types fare well against "Psychic" attacks, which was a dominant type in Red and Blue. The concept of breeding was introduced in the second generation of Pokémon games as well, which allows players to manipulate the skills of their Pokémon to a greater degree. Some of the new Pokémon introduced in Gold and Silver are pre-evolutions of other Pokémon, such as Pichu and Igglybuff. These baby Pokémon are only available by breeding their evolved forms.
Pokémon Gold and Silver were first revealed at Nintendo Space World in 1997. At this point, the game had a massively larger world map than the final game and this prototype featured around 40 Pokémon designs that were removed and replaced when the games were released in 1999.
List of PokémonEdit
|Type(s)||Evolves from||Evolves into||Notes|
|Chikorita||Chikorīta (チコリータ)||0152||Grass||Beginning of evolution||Bayleef (#153)||A small quadrupedal green Pokémon with a large lime green leaf on its head. It waves its leaf around to scare off foes but it also has a sweet smell to it. It loves to sunbathe.|
|Bayleef||Beirīfu (ベイリーフ)||0153||Grass||Chikorita (#152)||Meganium (#154)||While Chikorita's and Meganium's designs were settled in 1997, Bayleef originally had a significantly different design. The leaves around its neck hold a small shoot of a tree and they make people peppy. Ash Ketchum has a Bayleef in the anime.|
|Meganium||Meganiumu (メガニウム)||0154||Grass||Bayleef (#153)||End of evolution||It is based on the Sauropod. The leaves on Bayleef's neck have bloomed into a large flower. Its flower now can soothe emotions and calm foes' combative spirits.|
|Cyndaquil||Hinoarashi (ヒノアラシ)||0155||Fire||Beginning of evolution||Quilava (#156)||Cyndaquil is timid and shy. When startled or scared, flames start bursting from the back of it in defense. Its original design had spikes on the back and not fire, it was also an ice type. Its appearance is similar to a porcupine or hedgehog, however it is actually a mouse Pokémon.|
|Quilava||Magumarashi (マグマラシ)||0156||Fire||Cyndaquil (#155)||Typhlosion (#157)||It rushes at foes with gusts of hot air and fire to keep them at bay. It is so nimble, it can even dodge while doing this. It is based on a weasel. Ash and Dawn both have Quilavas in the Pokémon anime.|
|Typhlosion||Bakufūn (バクフーン)||0157||Fire||Quilava (#156)||End of evolution||Typhlosion can create a shining haze of heat to obscure itself. It can also generate large explosive blasts to incinerate its opponents. It gained a Hisuian Form, where it gains the ghost typing.|
|Totodile||Waninoko (ワニノコ)||0158||Water||Beginning of evolution||Croconaw (#159)||Despite being small, Totodile's jaws are very powerful. It may think that it is playing with its Trainer, but if not careful, can cause very serious injuries. Ash has a Totodile in the Pokémon anime that sounds like Donald Duck.|
|Croconaw||Arigeitsu (アリゲイツ)||0159||Water||Totodile (#158)||Feraligatr (#160)||If it bites something, it won't let go due to its teeth being similar to barbed backfish hooks, making them almost impossible to remove.|
|Feraligatr||Ōdairu (オーダイル)||0160||Water||Croconaw (#159)||End of evolution||It intimidates its foes by opening its huge mouth. When battling, it will stomp the ground hard with its strong legs and rush at the enemy. This evolutionary line is based on crocodiles and alligators.|
|Sentret||Otachi (オタチ)||0161||Normal||Beginning of evolution||Furret (#162)||When one sleeps, another scouts. If danger arrives, it wakes the others and flees. A single Sentret cannot sleep out of fear when it is separated from the rest. Sentrets stand on their tails to look for danger.|
|Furret||Ōtachi (オオタチ)||0162||Normal||Sentret (#161)||End of evolution||Furret are nimble, quick, and known for slipping through small spaces due to its small size and nimble feet. It is hard to tell where the front ends and the bottom begins. It is based on the real-life ferret.|
|Hoothoot||Hōhō (ホーホー)||0163||Normal||Flying||Beginning of evolution||Noctowl (#164)||Hoothoot will always hoot at the same time everyday due to its internal organ that can sense the Earth's rotation. Hoothoots have two legs but are almost always seen standing on one. They switch out which legs they stand on faster than the eye can process it. It debuted first in the Pikachu's Rescue Adventure short before the second movie.|
|Noctowl||Yorunozuku (ヨルノズク)||0164||Normal||Flying||Hoothoot (#163)||End of evolution||It will never fail to catch its prey at night due to its soft and quiet wings, and its impeccable night vision. Its English name is a portmanteau of "nocturnal" and "owl". Ash has a shiny Noctowl in the anime.|
|Ledyba||Rediba (レディバ)||0165||Bug||Flying||Beginning of evolution||Ledian (#166)||It communicates to other Ledyba by secreting fluids where its legs meet its body. It changes its scent based on how it is feeling. Ledyba are naturally timid creatures that panic when separated from their swarm. Like Hoothoot, it debuted first in the Pikachu's Rescue Adventure short before the second movie.|
|Ledian||Redian (レディアン)||0166||Bug||Flying||Ledyba (#165)||End of evolution||In tales, it is said that where the air is clean and the stars are bright, countless Ledian will arrive. Ledian use starlight as energy.|
|Spinarak||Itomaru (イトマル)||0167||Bug||Poison||Beginning of evolution||Ariados (#168)||A small spider like Pokémon. Its web is like a second nervous system. It is said that Spinarak can tell what kind of prey has been trapped based on the tiny vibrations on the strands.|
|Ariados||Ariadosu (アリアドス)||0168||Bug||Poison||Spinarak (#167)||End of evolution||If its webbing gets on you, it will never come off. Ariados uses these fibers to track pray. It scales walls using tiny hooks on its feet.|
|Crobat||Kurobatto (クロバット)||0169||Poison||Flying||Golbat (#042)||End of evolution||It is the final evolution of Zubat and Golbat. Crobat can fly long distances. It usually flies with all four wingsbut, it can alternate what pairs of wings it flies with. Golbat evolves into Crobat when it has high-enough friendship levels. Brock's Zubat evolved into a Crobat in the anime.|
|Chinchou||Chonchī (チョンチー)||0170||Water||Electric||Beginning of evolution||Lanturn (#171)||Chinchou and Lanturn are based on the Footballfish. Chinchou combines its positive and negative currents to attack prey. It also communicates to others by flashing its lights at them. Lanturn is called "The Deep Sea Star" because of its antenna. It can illuminate its light by causing chemical reactions between bacteria and its body fluids. It is based on anglerfish.|
|Lanturn||Rantān (ランターン)||0171||Water||Electric||Chinchou (#170)||End of evolution|
|Pichu||Pichū (ピチュー)||0172||Electric||Beginning of evolution||Pikachu (#025)||It is a playable character in Super Smash Bros. Melee and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Junichi Masuda noted that Pichu was intended to become the "next" Pikachu. Pichu has become Masuda's favorite Pokémon because of the "well thought-out" design process that went into creating it. It is voiced by Satomi Kōrogi. It doesn't know how to control its electricity yet so it gets startled and hurt from using it. Pichu charges up electricity on days with thunder clouds and dry air. It touches tails with others as a test of courage. In the anime, a pair of Pichus are known as the Pichu Bros, and have appeared in their own shorts.|
|Cleffa||Pī (ピィ)||0173||Fairy[nb 2]||Beginning of evolution||Clefairy (#035)||On nights that have many shooting stars, Cleffa can be found dancing through the night. It will dance until daybreak where it sips on the morning dew. It evolves into Clefairy at high-enough friendship levels.|
|Igglybuff||Pupurin (ププリン)||0174||Normal||Fairy[nb 2]||Beginning of evolution||Jigglypuff (#039)||Its vocal cords are not fully developed yet, so it hurts to use them. It gargles fresh water from streams to replenish them. Igglybuff's body is very bouncy, so if it bounces, there's no stopping it. In the English-dubbed anime, it was voiced by Rachael Lillis, who also voiced Jigglypuff and Wigglytuff. It evolves into Jigglypuff at high-enough friendship levels.|
|Togepi||Togepī (トゲピー)||0175||Fairy[nb 2]||Beginning of evolution||Togetic (#176)||If you can get a sleeping Togepi to stand up, you will gain happiness from its shell. Togepi energises off positive feelings like compassion and pleasure from people, and stores them in its hard shell, then it will release them to others that need it. It was one of the first Johto Pokémon to appear, as an egg found by Ash and his friends. When it hatched, it bonded to Misty. Throughout the series, it has helped the group in sticky situations using Metronome.|
|Togetic||Togechikku (トゲチック)||0176||Fairy[nb 2]||Flying||Togepi (#175)||Togekiss (#468)||Even though it has wings, it doesn't need to use them as it is able to hover and glide. It is said that Togetic is a kind of Pokémon that brings good fortune. When it sees a person with a pure heart, it will come by and share its happiness with them. It evolves into Togekiss using a Shiny Stone. In Hoenn, Misty's Togepi ended up evolving into a Togetic and got released.|
|Natu||Neiti (ネイティ)||0177||Psychic||Flying||Beginning of evolution||Xatu (#178)||It is a Pokémon resembling a hummingbird. It will stare into your eyes as if it is in a staring contest, the instant you show even the slightest movement, Natu will hop to safety. It cannot fly due to its wings being underdeveloped.|
|Xatu||Neitio (ネイティオ)||0178||Psychic||Flying||Natu (#177)||End of evolution||It is a Pokémon resembling a Trogon. It will stand in one spot all day. Some say that it is terrified of the horrible visions it sees with its left eye viewing the past and its right eye seeing the future.|
|Mareep||Merīpu (メリープ)||0179||Electric||Beginning of evolution||Flaaffy (#180)||Mareep's fluffy coat of wool rubs together and builds a static charge. The more static electricity charged, the brighter the light bulb at the tip of its tail glows. It appears as a sheep with a blueish body that is covered in yellow wool and has a yellow power orb on its tail.|
|Flaaffy||Mokoko (モココ)||0180||Electric||Mareep (#179)||Ampharos (#181)||Flaaffy's wool quality changes, it can generate a high amount of static electricity with a small amount of wool. The bare and slick parts of its hide are shielded against electricity. The wool on Flaaffy has reduced in amount, and it tends to stand on two legs. Its power orb has become blue|
|Ampharos||Denryū (デンリュウ)||0181||Electric||Flaaffy (#180)||Mega Evolution||Ampharos' light is so bright that it can be seen from space. In the past, people used it to send signals back and forth from far distances. The wool has completely disappeared. It is a dinosaur-esque Pokémon that has yellow skin and black rings and red jewels on its head and tail. In Pokémon X and Y it gained a Mega Evolution, which grants it the dragon type.|
|Bellossom||Kireihana (キレイハナ)||0182||Grass||Gloom (#044)||End of evolution||When the sun shines brightly, Bellossom will open its bright-coloured petals to spin and dance. When the sun goes away, so does Bellossom. Bellossom evolves from Gloom using the Sun Stone. Like Hoothoot and Ledyba, it debuted first in the Pikachu's Rescue Adventure short before the second movie.|
|Marill||Mariru (マリル)||0183||Water||Fairy[nb 3]||Azurill (#298)||Azumarill (#184)||GameSpot's Frank Provo and Kotaku's Patricia Hernandez have described Marill as "cute". If you see a small, blue ball in the water, that is, in fact, Marill's oil-filled tail acting as a lifesaver so that it can catch and eat aquatic plants. Marill appears as a sea-blue round mouse with a zigzag like tail that ends in a blue orb. The blue orb at the end of its tail can light up. In the anime, Marill debuted in the Pikachu's Vacation short before the first movie and was sometimes called "Pikablue" and Tracey Sketchit also owns one.|
|Azumarill||Mariruri (マリルリ)||0184||Water||Fairy[nb 3]||Marill (#183)||End of evolution||Its ears are wonderful sensors. Even in roaring waters, it can focus its hearing to know what prey is around. When Azurill play in the water, Azumarill will cover them with the air filled bubbles that it creates. Its signature ability is "Huge Power" which is exclusive to rabbit and rabbit like Pokémon.|
|Sudowoodo||Usokkī (ウソッキー)||0185||Rock||Bonsly (#438)||End of evolution||When attacked, Sudowoodo will go into the forest and stand still as if it resemble a tree, though in winter, it is easily seen due to the green parts on its body. Despite resembling a tree, it is actually a Rock-type, In Gold and Silver, it blocks a path north. To get past it, the player needs the water pale. In the anime, Brock had a Bonsly that evolved into Sudowoodo.|
|Politoed||Nyorotono (ニョロトノ)||0186||Water||Poliwhirl (#061)||End of evolution||Its curled hair is proof that it is a king. The longer the curl, the more respect it gains. Evolves from Poliwhirl after being traded while it holds a King's Rock. Unlike Poliwrath (and its previous evolutions), it is a frog, not a tadpole. Misty's Poliwhirl used a King's Rock to evolve into Politoed in the anime.|
|Hoppip||Hanekko (ハネッコ)||0187||Grass||Flying||Beginning of evolution||Skiploom (#188)||It likes to drift through the wind. If it knows a big wind will pass, it will link its leaves with other Hoppip and prepare to not be blown away. Hoppips are pink Pokémon that have green leaves sprouting out of their heads. In its earliest known design, it resembled a cat.|
|Skiploom||Popokko (ポポッコ)||0188||Grass||Flying||Hoppip (#187)||Jumpluff (#189)||It is sometimes used as a thermometer because its flower blossoms over 64 °F. How much Skiplooms blossom depends on the temperature.|
|Jumpluff||Watakko (ワタッコ)||0189||Grass||Flying||Skiploom (#188)||End of evolution||Jumpluff can control where it will go, unlike its previous evolutions it can stand even the harshest of winds. It seeks out warm southern winds as it drifts through the air. If it senses cold air, it drifts to the ground. The fluffy seed balls on its head drop seeds and spores.|
|Aipom||Eipamu (エイパム)||0190||Normal||Beginning of evolution||Ambipom (#424)||Aipom appears as a purple monkey with a hand on its tail, it uses its hand like tail more than its real ones. It makes its nest high in the trees. When it sees its favorite food, a Bounsweet, It excitedly pounces. Ash once had an Aipom that he traded to Dawn which evolved later in the anime. The Field Museum noted the resemblance to the Ahuizotl from Aztec mythology, though the Aipom had a much more agreeable character.|
|Sunkern||Himanattsu (ヒマナッツ)||0191||Grass||Beginning of evolution||Sunflora (#192)||Sunkern formerly had the lowest total stats of any Pokémon, however Wishiwashi (introduced in Sun & Moon) now has the lowest total stats of any Pokémon. It tries not to move because it stores nutrients for evolution. The only thing that it will eat is the morning dew. It evolves into Sunflora using a Sun Stone.|
|Sunflora||Kimawari (キマワリ)||0192||Grass||Sunkern (#191)||End of evolution||It moves in the daytime to convert solar energy into nutrients. It stops moving when night arrives. It appears as a sentient sunflower with a green body, feet, and leaves for arms. It evolves from Sunkern using a Sun Stone.|
|Yanma||Yanyanma (ヤンヤンマ)||0193||Bug||Flying||Beginning of evolution||Yanmega (#469)||Yanma can see all 360° without moving its eyes. It is great at making sudden stops and turns and it uses this to chase down prey. It appears as a reddish-brown dragonfly. Jessie had a Yanma that evolved into Yanmega in the anime.|
|Wooper||Upā (ウパー)||0194||Water||Ground||Beginning of evolution||Quagsire (#195)[nb 4]||Wooper usually lives in water, however it occasionally comes out onto land in search of food. On land, it coats its body with a gooey, toxic film. Wooper appears as a blue, armless creature that have two antennae/feelers on the side of their heads, two feet, and a tail.|
|Quagsire||Nuō (ヌオー)||0195||Water||Ground||Wooper (#194)||End of evolution||If Quagsire gets hurt in any way, it won't feel a thing due to its low intelligence. To hunt, it sits in the water waiting for food to just pass by. It does not move much so it does not get hungry as often. It has a similar appearance to Wooper, gaining a rounder body with arms, and a tail.|
|Espeon||Ēfi (エーフィ)||0196||Psychic||Eevee (#133)||End of evolution||Espeon is the Psychic evolution of Eevee, evolving when its friendship is high enough during the daytime. It takes the form of a pink cat like animal. When using its psychic powers, the red orb on its forehead glows. It will become extremely loyal to a trainer it is close to. It is said that it developed psychic powers to keep its Trainer from dangerous harm.|
|Umbreon||Burakkī (ブラッキー)||0197||Dark||Eevee (#133)||End of evolution||It is the Dark-type evolution of Eevee, evolving at night at high friendship levels. Before the next generation of Pokémon was released, Umbreon was the only pure Dark-type Pokémon, making it the only Eeveelution to ever have a unique type combination. It evolved due to exposure of the moon's rays. The rings on its body will glow when hunting and make anyone watching have chills down their spines. It has poisonous sweat.|
|Murkrow||Yamikarasu (ヤミカラス)||0198||Dark||Flying||Beginning of evolution||Honchkrow (#430)||Murkrow love to steal shiny, glittering objects, usually stealing them from women, and are considered bad luck to see. It will hunt, fight, and bring food for its boss, Honchkrow. Its design is based on crows and ravens.|
|Slowking||Yadokingu (ヤドキング)||0199||Water||Psychic||Slowpoke (#079)||End of evolution||Shellder's poison going through Slowking's head makes it very smart, it researches the mysteries of life every day, however nobody knows what its saying. If Shellder were to detach from its head somehow, not only would it de-evolve back into a Slowpoke, but it would forget everything it learned when it was a Slowking. Its Galarian form is a Poison/Psychic Type. It evolves from Slowpoke after being traded while it holds a King's Rock. Slowking debuted in the second movie, where it spoke.|
|Misdreavus||Mūma (ムウマ)||0200||Ghost||Beginning of evolution||Mismagius (#429)||It creeps people out with a sobbing cry, and turns frightening emotions into energy. It appears as a shadow-like creature with a more feminine appearance.|
|Unown||Annōn (アンノーン)||0201||Psychic||No evolution||Unown has 28 different forms: 26 representing each letter in the Latin alphabet, one for a question mark, and one for an exclamation mark. One alone cannot do much, but when a lot come together, strange things are said to happen. Research is going on about which came first, the Unown, or the mysterious, ancient writing. However, very little is known about it. They were the antagonists of the third Pokémon Movie.|
|Wobbuffet||Sōnansu (ソーナンス)||0202||Psychic||Wynaut (#360)||End of evolution||Wobbuffet is a blue Pokémon resemblant of a punching bag. It is incredibly protective of its tail, which is black and has two eyespots; as such, it lives in dark caves to keep its tail hidden. It is docile and never the first to attack, nor can it learn any direct attacks, but when hit, it can deliver a counter-strike at double the force. The most famous Wobbuffet is Jessie from Team Rocket's Wobbuffet in the anime, who serves as comic relief. If two Wobbuffet meet, it will try to outdo the others endurance in various ways. One habit trainers have to watch out for is who can go the longest without food.|
|Girafarig||Kirinriki (キリンリキ)||0203||Normal||Psychic||Beginning of evolution||Farigiraf (#981)||It is a giraffe-esque Pokémon. The head on its rear end also has a brain, though it is quite small. It will react to smells and sounds and will lash out and bite. Coming up from behind it is never a good idea. Its original design was more akin to a Pushmi-pullyu.|
|Pineco||Kunugidama (クヌギダマ)||0204||Bug||Beginning of evolution||Forretress (#205)||It attaches its head to the branch of a tree. If something like the wind knocks it off while eating, it will explode, so be careful. It appears as a pinecone like Pokémon.|
|Forretress||Foretosu (フォレトス)||0205||Bug||Steel||Pineco (#204)||End of evolution||It conceals itself in its steel-hard shell. To eat its prey, the shell is opened, but it is so quick in doing this; the inside of its shell cannot be seen. It appears as a red creature inside a two part rock shell, with red cannon like protrusions. Brock has a Forretress in the anime.|
|Dunsparce||Nokotchi (ノコッチ)||0206||Normal||Beginning of evolution||Dudunsparce (#982)||Design inspired by the mythical Japanese creature Tsuchinoko It has a drill for a tail. It likes to burrow backwards deep into the ground to create nests with complex shapes.|
|Gligar||Guraigā (グライガー)||0207||Ground||Flying||Beginning of evolution||Gliscor (#472)||Gligar glides through the air, and will latch on the enemy's face with its hind legs and wings to inject them with its poisonous tail. It appears as a fiendish-looking scorpion creature.|
|Steelix||Haganēru (ハガネール)||0208||Steel||Ground||Onix (#095)||Mega Evolution||Under immense pressure underground, an Onix is said to have its rock-like body compressed into diamonds and evolve into Steelix. In a paper published by the University of Leicester, physicists calculated the plausibility of Onix evolving into Steelix through the stated lore. It would require pressures of 4.5–6 gigapascals at a temperature of 900 to 1,300 °C (1,650 to 2,370 °F) over a period of billions of years for this conversion to take place. Assuming these conditions, the resulting Steelix would be substantially smaller than given in the Pokédex entry and is considered implausible. It lives even further down than Onix toward the earth's core. There are records of it reaching over 6/10 of a mile down underground. Steelix evolves after being traded while it holds a Metal Coat. In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire it gained a Mega Evolution. Brock's Onix evolved into Steelix in the anime.|
|Snubbull||Burū (ブルー)||0209||Fairy[nb 2]||Beginning of evolution||Granbull (#210)||When it bares its small fangs at smaller Pokémon, they tend to be frightened and run away from Snubbull. It is very popular with older women who find it quite cute. Like Marill, it debuted in the Pikachu's Vacation short before the first movie.|
|Granbull||Guranburu (グランブル)||0210||Fairy[nb 2]||Snubbull (#209)||End of evolution||It was originally Normal, but was made a Fairy type from Generation VI onwards. Because its jaws are really heavy, it has to tilt its head back a little to balance itself. It will try not to bite you unless it is startled. It is based on pitbull dogs.|
|Qwilfish||Harīsen (ハリーセン)||0211||Water||Poison||No evolution||By sucking in water, Qwilfish can use the pressure to fire its toxic quills all around itself, and also has a hard time swimming. Qwilfish is based on Porcupine fish. It gained a Hisuian Form, which trades its water type for the dark type.|
|Scizor||Hassamu (ハッサム)||0212||Bug||Steel||Scyther (#123)||Mega Evolution||Scizor's body is as hard as steel, and is not bothered by light attacks. It uses its wings to fly and to cool down. It appears like a red, sleeker version of Scyther, its arms now clamps instead of blades. In Pokémon X and Y, it gained a Mega Evolution.|
|Shuckle||Tsubotsubo (ツボツボ)||0213||Bug||Rock||No evolution||It hides in the crevices of rocks. It mixes berry juices with its own to make a combining juice that is apparently healthier for you. It appears as a red rock with a yellow body hidden inside of it. It has the highest defense and special defense stat of any non legendary Pokémon.|
|Heracross||Herakurosu (ヘラクロス)||0214||Bug||Fighting||Beginning of evolution||Mega Evolution||When it needs to move anything in its way, it uses its large horn to launch the object through the air. Heracross could throw something over 100x the weight of itself. It has a rivalrly with Pinsir and is known to love honey. It is based on the various rhino beetle species. In Pokémon X and Y it gained a Mega Evolution. Ash has a Heracross that likes eating Bulbasaur's bulb in the anime.|
|Sneasel||Nyūra (ニューラ)||0215||Dark||Ice||Beginning of evolution||Weavile (#461)||Its design is inspired by the mythical Japanese creature Kamaitachi. It appears as a black cat like creature that had white claws and red feather like appendages. It like to climb trees with its claws to steal bird eggs. It has a Fighting/Poison Hisuian Form.|
|Teddiursa||Himeguma (ヒメグマ)||0216||Normal||Beginning of evolution||Ursaring (#217)||The reason why you see its paw near its mouth is because it likes to soak its paws in honey made by bees. It can make its own honey by combining Beedrill's pollen and fruits. It appears as a small teddy bear-like Pokémon.|
|Ursaring||Ringuma (リングマ)||0217||Normal||Teddiursa (#216)||Ursaluna (#901)||Instead of living off eating honey like Teddiursa did, it actually goes out to find berries and food for itself. If anyone dares to go into its territory, it will chase them out at all costs. It appears a large grizzly or brown bear-like Pokémon. Its name is based on the Ursa constellation, and the typical scientific name for bears. In Pokémon Legends: Arceus it can evolve into Ursaluna by giving it a peat block during a full moon.|
|Slugma||Magumaggu (マグマッグ)||0218||Fire||Beginning of evolution||Magcargo (#219)||Lava circulates inside of its body instead of blood. When cooled, Slugma's body will turn brittle and break off, making it smaller. It appears as a slug made out of lava.|
|Magcargo||Magukarugo (マグカルゴ)||0219||Fire||Rock||Slugma (#218)||End of evolution||Its shell is actually cooled skin. However, it is very fragile and will break off just by touching it, but it can always dip itself in lava to go back to its regular size. It looks like a lava snail.|
|Swinub||Urimū (ウリムー)||0220||Ice||Ground||Beginning of evolution||Piloswine (#221)||It digs through the snow to find roots to eat. Its long fur helps shield it from the cold.|
|Piloswine||Inomū (イノムー)||0221||Ice||Ground||Swinub (#220)||Mamoswine (#473)||Its long hair enables it to endure the cold. It uses its tusks to dig through ice to find food.|
|Corsola||Sanīgo (サニーゴ)||0222||Water||Rock||No evolution[nb 5]||Corsola is a small pink Pokémon designed to resemble coral. Mareanie (introduced in Sun & Moon) loves to eat Corsola's coral branches as a snack and it actively chases them down just for their branches. Its Galarian form is a Ghost type. The Galarian form, being Ghost type with a white coloration, is speculated to be a reference to coral bleaching, which is an environmental issue that marks the death of corals which has been caused by global warming. Misty caught a Corsola in the Whirl Islands in the anime.|
|Remoraid||Teppouo (テッポウオ)||0223||Water||Beginning of evolution||Octillery (#224)||Remoraid are based on the remora suckerfish that likes to attach itself to various larger fish. They tend to stick with Mantine to feed off the scraps that are left behind. Remoraid can spit water as an attack. It is designed to resemble a revolver.|
|Octillery||Okutan (オクタン)||0224||Water||Remoraid (#223)||End of evolution||When hunting, it will grab its prey and bash its head in with its very hard skull. If it is too strong for it, it spews ink to get away. As its name suggests, it is based on an octopus and an artillery gun.|
|Delibird||Deribādo (デリバード)||0225||Ice||Flying||No evolution||It uses its tail as a bag to carry items to its trainer. It can turn those items into tiny bombs to throw at enemies. Its design is based on Santa Claus. Stories tell of a person that climbed the highest mountain with the help of a Delibird. Delibird, as its name suggests, is a delivery Pokémon, and its English name is a portmanteau of "delivery" and "bird".|
|Mantine||Mantain (マンタイン)||0226||Water||Flying||Mantyke (#458)||End of evolution||Mantine are based on the giant oceanic manta ray. It evolves from Mantyke when a Remoraid is in the party.|
|Skarmory||Eāmudo (エアームド)||0227||Steel||Flying||No evolution||It is a Steel-type bird-esque Pokémon that is based on the Stymphalian Birds. After nesting in bramble bushes, the wings of its chicks grow hard from scratches by thorns. In the past, people crafted swords from its discarded feathers.|
|Houndour||Derubiru (デルビル)||0228||Dark||Fire||Beginning of evolution||Houndoom (#229)||It is based on Doberman and Rottweiler dogs. Houndours have a reputation for being aggressive and relentless in hunts. It cooperates with others very well, and make loyal partners.|
|Houndoom||Herugā (ヘルガー)||0229||Dark||Fire||Houndour (#228)||Mega Evolution||If Houndoom uses its fiery breath on you, the flames and ash might go away but you'll feel the burn forever. It appears similarly to Houndour, except now it has more of a demonic appearance with two curved horns on its head and a spade tail. Their fiery breath is mixed with poison to finish off their foes. They then split the prey evenly among them. People feared it as the grim reaper. It gained a Mega Evolution in Pokémon X and Y.|
|Kingdra||Kingudora (キングドラ)||0230||Water||Dragon||Seadra (#117)||End of evolution||Seadra evolves by trading while holding a Dragon Scale. Kingdra are based on the common seadragon, they live in ocean depths. It is believed that Kingdra can create spiraling currents just by yawning.|
|Phanpy||Gomazō (ゴマゾウ)||0231||Ground||Beginning of evolution||Donphan (#232)||It digs a vertical nest in the ground, and uses its trunk to mark its territory. It is based on the elephant. Phanpy like to spray water on themselves and others with their trunk.|
|Donphan||Donfan (ドンファン)||0232||Ground||Phanpy (#231)||End of evolution||It uses its armored trunk to roll around and slam into its foes. Donphan is capable lifting objects twice its own weight. It appears as a mix between an elephant and a tire. Ash once got a Phanpy that hatched out of an egg in the anime, which then evolved into a Donphan in Hoenn. It debuted in Pokémon: The First Movie.|
|Porygon2||Porigon 2 (ポリゴン2)||0233||Normal||Porygon (#137)||Porygon-Z (#474)||For the purposes of planetary development, Porygon was updated with the most up-to-date technology available. It evolves by holding an Up-grade. It never made any appearances in the anime after the events of "Denno Senshi Porygon", with the exception of a very brief cameo in the intro scene of the fifteenth movie, Kyurem vs. the Sword of Justice. It is the only Pokémon with a number in its name and one of only 2 Pokémon (outside of Generation VIII) that never appeared in the anime, the other being its evolution, Porygon-Z. In its earliest design, Porygon 2 resembled a rounded lion.|
|Stantler||Odoshishi (オドシシ)||0234||Normal||Beginning of evolution||Wyrdeer (#899)||People hunted Stantler to near extinction for its magnificent antlers. Stantlers are based on various deer species, as well as the shishi-odoshi. It is said that staring at their antlers causes fear and weird feelings. In Pokémon Legends: Arceus it is capable of evolving into the normal/psychic type Wyrdeer.|
|Smeargle||Dōburu (ドーブル)||0235||Normal||No evolution||It is the only Pokémon capable of learning the move Sketch. Due to this quality Smeargle can learn any move available in the games except Struggle and Chatter. It loves to paint with its tail and the ink it uses to paint with is its own juice it creates.|
|Tyrogue||Barukī (バルキー)||0236||Fighting||Beginning of evolution||Hitmonchan (#106)
|Tyrogue needs to have special training to become the best and different methods can be utilized to help it train. If Tyrogue doesn't get the proper training it needs, it will get stressed out. It evolves into Hitmonlee at high attack stats, Hitmonchan with high defence stats, and Hitmontop with equal attack and defence stats.|
|Hitmontop||Kapoerā (カポエラー)||0237||Fighting||Tyrogue (#236)||End of evolution||Its mix of offense and defence make it a good fighter. It travels faster spinning than walking. Like its counterparts, Hitmontop is based on a unique fighting style, capoeira.|
|Smoochum||Muchūru (ムチュール)||0238||Ice||Psychic||Beginning of evolution||Jynx (#124)||It likes to run, despite this it often trips over itself. When it does, it will go to a shiny surface to see and check if its face has gotten smudges on it. It evolves into Jynx.|
|Elekid||Erekiddo (エレキッド)||0239||Electric||Beginning of evolution||Electabuzz (#125)||Elekid twirls its arms around to get itself charged up and can use outlets as baby bottles. If Elekid gets upset, play some rolling thunder to cheer it up. It debuted in the short before the second movie where it was Pikachu's rival.|
|Magby||Bubii (ブビィ)||0240||Fire||Beginning of evolution||Magmar (#126)||Its body temperature is so hot, if it falls into a small enough pond, all of the water in it will evaporate.|
|Miltank||Mirutanku (ミルタンク)||0241||Normal||No evolution||If it is around babies, the milk it produces has more nutrition than normal. The Gym leader Whitney uses a Miltank, of which is infamous for its ability to beat unsuspecting trainers.|
|Blissey||Hapinasu (ハピナス)||0242||Normal||Chansey (#113)||End of evolution||If it senses sadness and despair, it will rush over to whoever it is and give them a Lucky Egg which can make anyone happy. In the Pokemon Legends: Arceus episodes, Brock has a Blissey. Throughout the anime, starting with the episode Ignorance is Blissey from the original series, members of the Nurse Joy family own Blissey that are very helpful.|
|Raikou||Raikō (ライコウ)||0243||Electric||No evolution||Raikou is one of three Pokémon designed by Muneo Saitō. Also known as the "Embodiment of Lightning", it can run across plains at the speed of lightning. Ho-Oh resurrected it after it perished as a helpless unknown animal in a burning tower. Some say that it is an Electric type because it symbolises the lightning that struck the tower.|
|Entei||Entei (エンテイ)||0244||Fire||No evolution||Entei is one of three Pokémon designed by Muneo Saitō. Legend says that every time an Entei barks or roars, a volcano is said to erupt somewhere around the world. Ho-Oh resurrected it after it perished as a helpless unknown animal in a burning tower. Some say that it is a Fire type because it symbolizes the fire that burnt down the building. Entei was an antagonist in the third movie. It spoke, due to being a Legendary Pokémon.|
|Suicune||Suikun (スイクン)||0245||Water||No evolution||Suicune is one of three Pokémon designed by Muneo Saitō. Suicune has the magical ability to instantly purify even the murkiest of waters. Ho-Oh resurrected it after it perished as a helpless unknown animal in a burning tower. Some say that it is a Water type because it symbolizes the rain that put out the fire in the building. It is the main legendary of Pokémon Crystal. It had a major role in Pokémon 4Ever.|
|Larvitar||Yōgirasu (ヨーギラス)||0246||Rock||Ground||Beginning of evolution||Pupitar (#247)||It is born deep underground and it has to eat through the soil to get to see its parents. Soon after, it begins to evolve. Ash once had to take care of a lost baby Larvitar in the last couple of Johto anime episodes.|
|Pupitar||Sanagirasu (サナギラス)||0247||Rock||Ground||Larvitar (#246)||Tyranitar (#248)||While its shell is as hard as sheet rock, it is surprisingly active. If it thrashes around, it can topple mountains, and by releasing pressurized gas that has built up, it can launch itself like a rocket.|
|Tyranitar||Bangirasu (バンギラス)||0248||Rock||Dark||Pupitar (#247)||Mega Evolution||It rivals Duraludon for mountain soil to eat. It is thought to have been inspired by Godzilla. In Pokémon X and Y, it was given a Mega Evolution.|
|Lugia||Rugia (ルギア)||0249||Psychic||Flying||No evolution||It lives in the deep sea, and the reason it does this is due to it causing storms by flapping its huge wings. It is the master of the Legendary Bird trio. It debuted in the second movie, where it spoke and was one of the heroes.|
|Ho-Oh||Hōō (ホウオウ)||0250||Fire||Flying||No evolution||Similar to Moltres, Ho-Oh's design is inspired by the Fenghuang (firebird) of Chinese myth. It is the master of the Legendary Beast trio and the one who resurrected them. Ho-Oh has the distinction of being the first Generation II Pokémon ever seen, debuting in the very first episode of the Pokémon anime long before the revelation of Johto, the episode was "Pokemon, I Choose You!".|
|Celebi||Serebii (セレビィ)||0251||Psychic||Grass||No evolution||Celebi has the power to travel through time. When Celebi leaves, not only does the land flourish around it, but it also brings back an egg it found from the future. The website Serebii is based on this Pokémon's Japanese name, and also has it as the mascot of the website. It was one of the heroes in Pokémon 4Ever.|
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