Which generation has the best Pokemon?

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#1 Posted by Aronman789 (2676 posts) -
#2 Posted by Aronman789 (2676 posts) -
I know there is a recent thread about the best pokemon version, but what I'm asking in this thread is which generation is the best, not the games, just the pokemon. 
 
I believe that the 3rd generation was the best, it had a tree-dinosaur, a monster that eats gems, and a mexican duck.
#3 Edited by MattyFTM (14385 posts) -

The first generation is the only good generation of Pokémon.

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#4 Posted by imsh_pl (3295 posts) -

I liked Unova's Pokemon best. Kanto comes in a close second.

#5 Posted by phrosnite (3518 posts) -

First generation! There are some pretty cool second gen pokemon though. Pokemon's first 6 seasons were freakin' awesome after that all went downhill.

#6 Posted by Portis (1287 posts) -

First.

Because those are the only ones I know by name.

#7 Posted by Trebz (487 posts) -

I grew up with Kanto, so I probably picked that out of bias.

#8 Posted by Aronman789 (2676 posts) -

I find the First generation to be quite boring and bland myself, guess most people think different. I think it picked up at the Second, reached its peak at Third, went a bit down on Fourth, and hit rock bottom at Fifth.  
Seriously, 5th is horrible.

#9 Posted by TaliciaDragonsong (8699 posts) -

First and second are good, rest, meh, but the new ones from Black and White have a few keepers.

#10 Posted by blueduck (964 posts) -

If your answer is anything but the 1st you are a virgin.

#11 Posted by Niall_Sg1 (362 posts) -

The first generation easy, the others were simply cut and pastes gone wrong. 

#12 Edited by HayFourZee (361 posts) -

@Aronman789: But 5th Gen has a Lamp and an Ice cream pokemon.

#13 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -
@Hay4z said:

@Aronman789: But 5th Gen has a Lamp and an Ice cream pokemon.

And trashbad pokemon. By this time they are out of ideas. 
#14 Posted by Rolyatkcinmai (2687 posts) -

Baby Boomers

#15 Posted by Video_Game_King (36272 posts) -
#16 Posted by supermike6 (3564 posts) -

I think it's generally agreed that it's the first one. Though, if you take off the rose-tinted glasses, they are all pretty fucking stupid :P

#17 Posted by Rapid (1367 posts) -

Did you really need to ask?

#18 Posted by Landon (4143 posts) -

Second gen was when I called it quits. Because Pokemon Silver is the best Pokemon game ever made. 

#19 Posted by Toms115 (2316 posts) -

johto > kanto >  everything else

#20 Posted by LordXavierBritish (6320 posts) -

You look your dumb ass in the mirror and you ask yourself:

"Is there any other generation with the Squirtle Squad?"

That's what I thought.

#21 Posted by Arker101 (1474 posts) -

 Johto and Kanto are both equally great, but the others are kind of meh.

#22 Posted by Nux (2360 posts) -

The first generation is the best generation.

#23 Posted by valrog (3671 posts) -

First. After second it went all downhill.

#24 Posted by NickL (2246 posts) -

@MattyFTM said:

The first generation is the only good generation of Pokémon.

Could not have said it better myself.

#25 Posted by Bucketdeth (8012 posts) -

First, the Pokemon now are retarded.

#26 Edited by JackSukeru (5913 posts) -
#27 Posted by kingzetta (4307 posts) -
@MattyFTM said:

The first generation is the only good generation of Pokémon.

it was pure back then
#28 Posted by Redbullet685 (6044 posts) -
@MattyFTM said:

The first generation is the only good generation of Pokémon.

#29 Posted by GS_Dan (1403 posts) -

First, but Gold and Silver were the better games overall.

#30 Posted by lavaman77 (567 posts) -
@MattyFTM said:

The first generation is the only good generation of Pokémon.

#31 Posted by AlisterCat (5568 posts) -

Which ever was your first. Which for most people is the first. There are some really bad pokemon there though.

#32 Posted by Icemael (6321 posts) -

The first one is great, and the third also had some pretty awesome designs. The others... well, they all have something cool, but overall they're not very good.

#33 Posted by InfiniteGeass (2054 posts) -

I picked second gen because I think 1st and 2nd are tied for me.

#34 Posted by Mr_Skeleton (5144 posts) -
Fuck all the other generations
#35 Posted by SockLobster (456 posts) -

I like the one with the little monster thing that comes out of some guy's balls.

#36 Posted by Cwaff (1260 posts) -

I think first and second have the best Pokemon as a whole, but my favourite pokemon is still third generation.

#37 Posted by mikey87144 (1774 posts) -

Kanto had the best Pokemon but the best game was the Johto one.

#38 Posted by Mars_Cleric (1594 posts) -

I'm not surprised that 1st gen is in the lead.

Nostalgia dictates it.

#39 Posted by Vexxan (4620 posts) -

Of course it's the first?

#40 Posted by drcocktopus (60 posts) -

The memories of the first generation solidify it's spot at number one!

#41 Posted by Xpgamer7 (2382 posts) -

Every generation got progressively worse. I bet that the unreleased 0v. versions might be even better.

#42 Posted by RE_Player1 (7560 posts) -

First generation is the best but I would also accept second. Anything past that is bad.

#43 Posted by StarFoxA (5157 posts) -

First is the best, but anything up to third is acceptable. Fourth and fifth are just abysmal.

#44 Edited by TheDudeOfGaming (6078 posts) -

Pokemons...I've never understood them, or peoples fascination with them. Maybe if they made Pokemon themed Hentai.

 Yeah, that would totally work

#45 Posted by Enigma777 (6073 posts) -
#46 Posted by RandomInternetUser (6789 posts) -

The original, man.

#47 Posted by Hizang (8532 posts) -

Anybody who says anything other than the first generation is bad people!

#48 Posted by Dany (7887 posts) -

@Enigma777 said:

Damn, that looks sweet.

I'd guess the orignal, I'd only watch the show and everything past Mew was kinda dumb.

#49 Posted by ervonymous (1297 posts) -

Every gen has its share of misfits, there's been some cool designs after the first batch but they get overshadowed by Conkeldurrs and nostalgia. Can't pick a favorite but it sure isn't 1.

#50 Posted by ajamafalous (11994 posts) -

@supermike6 said:

Though, if you take off the rose-tinted glasses, they are all pretty fucking stupid :P

This. There's nothing more 'unique' or 'pure' or 'creative' about the first gen. The newer gen designs are a bit more busy, though.

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