Which generation has the best Pokemon?

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#1 Posted by Aronman789 (2737 posts) -
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#2 Posted by Aronman789 (2737 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.
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#3 Edited by MattyFTM (14807 posts) -

The first generation is the only good generation of Pokémon.

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#4 Posted by imsh_pl (4208 posts) -

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

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#5 Posted by phrosnite (3519 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.

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#6 Posted by Portis (1295 posts) -


Because those are the only ones I know by name.

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#7 Posted by Trebz (488 posts) -

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

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#8 Posted by Aronman789 (2737 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.

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#9 Posted by TaliciaDragonsong (8734 posts) -

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

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#10 Posted by blueduck (965 posts) -

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

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#11 Posted by Niall_Sg1 (379 posts) -

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

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#12 Edited by HayFourZee (371 posts) -

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

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#13 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13807 posts) -
@Hay4z said:

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

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And trashbad pokemon. By this time they are out of ideas. 
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#14 Posted by Rolyatkcinmai (2763 posts) -

Baby Boomers

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#16 Posted by WickedCestus (3781 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

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#17 Posted by Rapid (1604 posts) -

Did you really need to ask?

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#18 Posted by Landon (4137 posts) -

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

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#19 Posted by Toms115 (2329 posts) -

johto > kanto >  everything else

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#20 Posted by LordXavierBritish (6651 posts) -

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

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

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That's what I thought.

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#21 Posted by Arker101 (1484 posts) -

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

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#22 Posted by Nux (2783 posts) -

The first generation is the best generation.

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#23 Posted by valrog (3741 posts) -

First. After second it went all downhill.

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#24 Posted by NickL (2269 posts) -

@MattyFTM said:

The first generation is the only good generation of Pokémon.

Could not have said it better myself.

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#25 Posted by Bucketdeth (8252 posts) -

First, the Pokemon now are retarded.

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#26 Edited by jacksukeru (6582 posts) -
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#27 Posted by kingzetta (4497 posts) -
@MattyFTM said:

The first generation is the only good generation of Pokémon.

it was pure back then
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#28 Posted by Redbullet685 (6455 posts) -
@MattyFTM said:

The first generation is the only good generation of Pokémon.

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#29 Posted by GS_Dan (1435 posts) -

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

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#30 Posted by lavaman77 (623 posts) -
@MattyFTM said:

The first generation is the only good generation of Pokémon.

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#31 Posted by AlisterCat (7495 posts) -

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

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#32 Posted by Icemael (6861 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.

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#33 Posted by InfiniteGeass (2150 posts) -

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

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#34 Posted by Mr_Skeleton (5195 posts) -
Fuck all the other generations
Fuck all the other generations
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#35 Posted by SockLobster (463 posts) -

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

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#36 Posted by Cwaff (1317 posts) -

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

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#37 Posted by mikey87144 (2103 posts) -

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

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#38 Posted by Mars_Cleric (1649 posts) -

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

Nostalgia dictates it.

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#39 Posted by Vexxan (4634 posts) -

Of course it's the first?

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#40 Posted by drcocktopus (61 posts) -

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

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#41 Posted by Xpgamer7 (2477 posts) -

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

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#42 Posted by RE_Player1 (8013 posts) -

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

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#43 Posted by StarFoxA (5261 posts) -

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

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#44 Edited by TheDudeOfGaming (6116 posts) -

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

 Yeah, that would totally work
 Yeah, that would totally work

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#45 Posted by Enigma777 (6285 posts) -
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#46 Posted by RandomInternetUser (6805 posts) -

The original, man.

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#47 Posted by Hizang (9358 posts) -

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

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#48 Posted by Dany (8018 posts) -

@Enigma777 said:

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Damn, that looks sweet.

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

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#49 Posted by ervonymous (1299 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.

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#50 Posted by ajamafalous (13529 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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