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These are the character sheets for the various Pokémon groupings: Shout Outs, Captain Ersatz and Expy references go here.

Be warned that spoilers pertaining to the plot from games preceding Pokémon X and Y will be unmarked, for the most part. Also be aware that there are heavy spoilers in Pokémon Sun and Moon, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, and Pokémon Sword and Shield in some of these links. Some are marked and some aren't.


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    Pokémon (Individual species) 
  • Pokémon: Generation I Families (#1-151)
    • Bulbasaur to Parasect (#1-47) note 
    • Venonat to Cloyster (#48-91) note 
    • Gastly to Miltank (#92-128) note 
    • Magikarp to Mew (#129-151) note 
  • Pokémon: Generation II Families (#152-251)
    • Chikorita to Granbull (#152-210) note 
    • Qwilfish to Celebi (#211-251) note 
  • Pokémon: Generation III Families (#252-386)
    • Treecko to Sharpedo (#252-319)note 
    • Wailmer to Deoxys (#320-386) note 
  • Pokémon: Generation IV Families (#387-493)note 
  • Pokémon: Generation V Families (#494-649)
    • Victini to Zoroark (#494-571) note 
    • Minccino to Genesect (#572-649) note 
  • Pokémon: Generation VI Families (#650-721)
    • Chespin to Hawlucha (#650-#701)note 
    • Dedenne to Volcanion (#702-#721) note 
  • Pokémon: Generation VII Families (#722-809)
    • Rowlet to Comfey (#722-#764) note 
    • Oranguru to Melmetal (#765-792, #800-802, #807-809) note 
    • The Ultra Beasts (#793-799, #803-806) note 
  • Pokémon: Generation VIII Families (#810-898) (WARNING: Significant plot spoilers for Generation VIII games!)
    • Grookey to Hatterene (#810-858) note 
    • Impidimp to Calyrex (#859-898) note 
  • Pokémon Glitches

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    Pokémon in General 
The wide variety of magical creatures that inhabit the Pokémon world, who can be caught in Poké Balls and serve as partners, pets and companions to humans.

  • Badass Adorable: Many species of Pokémon are just as cute and lovable as they are capable of kicking your ass.
  • Blood Knight: Regardless of size, shape or species, every Pokémon has one thing in common — they love to battle.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: As the player, you have to beat a Pokémon into submission before you can catch it. That's the rule and always has been.
  • Did You Just Punch Out Cthulhu?: In every main series Pokémon game, the player beats the local Olympus Mons into submission before stuffing them into tiny plastic balls.
  • Hot Skitty-on-Wailord Action: The Trope Namer. Any male and female Pokémon in the same egg group can produce offspring, which can lead to some...interesting couples.
  • Loads and Loads of Characters: As of Sword and Shield, 898 individual species of Pokémon are known to exist, with no sign of the franchise slowing down any time soon.
  • Mons: The archetypal example since 1997.
  • Whale Egg: Aside from the ones that can't breed at all, every Pokémon reproduces by laying eggs. In the games, these eggs uniformly have a plain white design with green spots, similar to Yoshi eggs, but individual species have their own egg designs in other media, such as the anime.


Alternative Title(s): Pokemon Diamond And Pearl, Pokemon Ruby And Sapphire, Pokemon Red And Blue, Pokemon Black And White, Pokemon Black 2 And White 2, Pokemon Gold And Silver, Pokemon X And Y, Pokemon Sun And Moon, Pokemon Ultra Sun And Ultra Moon, Pokemon Lets Go Pikachu And Lets Go Eevee, Pokemon Sword And Shield


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