List of generation II Pokémon
|List of Pokémon by generation|
|Related: List of Pokémon|
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 Togepi, which was a recurring character in the Pokémon anime series in 1998 and 1999, Donphan in the Pokémon first movie in 1998, Snubbull in the first Pikachu short movie in 1998, and Marill, which was a recurring character in the anime in 1998 and 1999.
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 development
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 Pokémon
|Type(s)||Evolves from||Evolves into||Notes|
|Chikorita||Chikorīta (チコリータ)||152||Grass||Beginning of evolution||Bayleef (#153)||It was the first grass starter Pokémon to not be dual-typed. 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)||153||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.|
|Meganium||Meganiumu (メガニウム)||154||Grass||Bayleef (#153)||End of evolution||It is based on the Sauropod. Its flower now can soothe emotions and calm foes' combative spirits.|
|Cyndaquil||Hinoarashi (ヒノアラシ)||155||Fire||Beginning of evolution||Quilava (#156)||Cyndaquil is a bit 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. Its appearance is similar to a porcupine or hedgehog, however it is actually a mouse Pokémon.|
|Quilava||Magumarashi (マグマラシ)||156||Fire||Cyndaquil (#155)||Typhlosion (#157)||It rushes at foes with its gusts of hot air and fire to keep foes at bay. It is so nimble, it can even dodge while doing this. It is based on the Honey Badger.|
|Typhlosion||Bakufūn (バクフーン)||157||Fire||Quilava (#156)||End of evolution||Typhlosion can create a shining haze of heat to obscure itself. It can also make large explosive blasts to incinerate everything.|
|Totodile||Waninoko (ワニノコ)||158||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, it could cause very serious injuries.|
|Croconaw||Arigeitsu (アリゲイツ)||159||Water||Totodile (#158)||Feraligatr (#160)||If it bites something, it won't let go exactly due to its teeth looking like barbed backfish hooks, making it almost impossible to remove.|
|Feraligatr||Ōdairu (オーダイル)||160||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)||161||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)||162||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)||163||Normal||Flying||Beginning of evolution||Noctowl (#164)||No matter what time it is, Hoothoot will always just hoot at the same time everyday due to its internal organ that it has and can sense the Earth's rotation. Despite its appearance, Hoothoots have two legs. They just switch out which legs they stand on faster than the eye can process it.|
|Noctowl||Yorunozuku (ヨルノズク)||164||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. Ash catches a shiny Noctowl in the anime. Noctowls naturally learn Psychic-type moves even though Noctowls are not. Its English name is a portmanteau of "nocturnal" and "owl".|
|Ledyba||Rediba (レディバ)||165||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.|
|Ledian||Redian (レディアン)||166||Bug||Flying||Ledyba (#165)||End of evolution||In tales, it is said that where the air is clean and the stars are bright, countless that Ledian flock due to Ledian using starlight as energy. It is based on ladybugs.|
|Spinarak||Itomaru (イトマル)||167||Bug||Poison||Beginning of evolution||Ariados (#168)||Its web could almost be like its second nervous system. It is said that it can tell what kind of prey has been trapped based on the tiny vibrations on the strands. It is based on real-life spiders.|
|Ariados||Ariadosu (アリアドス)||168||Bug||Poison||Spinarak (#167)||End of evolution||If it sprays its webs on you, you can pull it off, although an invisible strand of webbing will still be attached to you, so it can still find you. It can also scale walls due to its tiny hooks on its feet.|
|Crobat||Kurobatto (クロバット)||169||Poison||Flying||Golbat (#042)||End of evolution||It is the final evolution of Zubat and Golbat. Crobat can fly a very long distance for a while. It usually flies with all of its wings, but if it gets tired, it likes to alternate what pairs of wings it flies with. Golbat evolves into Crobat when it has high-enough friendship levels.|
|Chinchou||Chonchī (チョンチー)||170||Water||Electric||Beginning of evolution||Lanturn (#171)||Chinchou and Lanturn are based on the Footballfish. Chinchou combines its positive and negative energy 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. Its name is based on the lantern.|
|Lanturn||Rantān (ランターン)||171||Water||Electric||Chinchou (#170)||End of evolution|
|Pichu||Pichū (ピチュー)||172||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 and usually cries, although it can charge 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)||173||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)||174||Normal||Fairy[nb 2]||Beginning of evolution||Jigglypuff (#039)||Its vocal cords are not fully developed yet, so it hurts to use them. It can gargle fresh water from a stream to replenish them. Its 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)||175||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 was one of the first Generation II Pokémon to be introduced and the most famous Togepi is the one owned by Misty in the anime. Togepi energises off of 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. Togepi was one of the first Johto Pokémon to appear in Kanto, 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)||176||Fairy[nb 2]||Flying||Togepi (#175)||Togekiss (#468)||Even though it has wings, it doesn't really need to use them due to it being 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.|
|Natu||Neiti (ネイティ)||177||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, but the instant you show even the slightest movement, Natu will then hop to safety. It cannot fly due to its wings being underdeveloped. It appears as a small green bird.|
|Xatu||Neitio (ネイティオ)||178||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. It appears as a totem-pole from a distance.|
|Mareep||Merīpu (メリープ)||179||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 more brightly 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)||180||Electric||Mareep (#179)||Ampharos (#181)||Flaaffy's wool quality changes so that 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 Flaafy has reduced in amount, and it tends to stand on two legs.|
|Ampharos||Denryū (デンリュウ)||181||Electric||Flaaffy (#180)||Mega Evolution||Ampharos' light is so bright that it can be seen from space. Back in the day, People used to use it to send signals back and forth from far away. 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.|
|Bellossom||Kireihana (キレイハナ)||182||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 the Bellossom. Bellossom evolves from Gloom using the Sun Stone.|
|Marill||Mariru (マリル)||183||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 mouse that is round like a ball with a zigzag tail that ends in a blue orb. The blue orb at the end of its tail can light up.|
|Azumarill||Mariruri (マリルリ)||184||Water||Fairy[nb 3]||Marill (#183)||End of evolution||Its ears are wonderful sensors. Even in roaring waters, it can focus its hearing to figure out what kind of prey is around.|
|Sudowoodo||Usokkī (ウソッキー)||185||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 being a Rock-type, it looks like a tree. In Gold and Silver, it blocks a path north. To get past it, the player needs the water pale.|
|Politoed||Nyorotono (ニョロトノ)||186||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 actually looks like a frog or toad.|
|Hoppip||Hanekko (ハネッコ)||187||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 very light-weight and pink Pokémon that have green leaves sprouting out of their heads.|
|Skiploom||Popokko (ポポッコ)||188||Grass||Flying||Hoppip (#187)||Jumpluff (#189)||It is sometimes used as a thermometer because its flower blossoms over 64 °F. How much it blossoms depends on the temperature. Its body is green and its flower is yellow. It still drifts through the air and wind.|
|Jumpluff||Watakko (ワタッコ)||189||Grass||Flying||Skiploom (#188)||End of evolution||Jumpluff can control where it will go. Even in the harshest of winds, it does so. 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)||190||Normal||Beginning of evolution||Ambipom (#424)||It uses its tail hand more than its real ones, so its real hands are less useful. It appears as a purple monkey with a hand on its tail.|
|Sunkern||Himanattsu (ヒマナッツ)||191||Grass||Beginning of evolution||Sunflora (#192)||Sunkern formerly had the lowest total stats of any Pokémon, however its solo form Wishiwashi (introduced in Sun & Moon) currently 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)||192||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)||193||Bug||Flying||Beginning of evolution||Yanmega (#469)||Yanma can see 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.|
|Wooper||Upā (ウパー)||194||Water||Ground||Beginning of evolution||Quagsire (#195)||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)||195||Water||Ground||Wooper (#194)||End of evolution||If Quagsire gets hurt in any way, it won't feel a thing because its intelligence isn't the best. To hunt, it will just sit there in the water for food to just wander in unaware. It doesn't move much so it doesn't get hungry as often. It has a similar appearance to Wooper, except it has a more normal-looking body, with arms and feet, and a tail.|
|Espeon||Ēfi (エーフィ)||196||Psychic||Eevee (#133)||End of evolution||Espeon shares its category name with Sunflora and Volcarona, who are all known as the Sun Pokémon. Espeon is an Eeveelution that can sense where a foe is at by the wind direction with its fine, thin hairs on its body. When attacking, the red orb on its forehead glows if it is using its psychic powers. If it trusts a trainer very closely, it will become extremely loyal to them. It is said that it developed psychic powers to keep its Trainer from dangerous harm. It is the Psychic evolution of Eevee, evolving when its friendship is high enough during the daytime.|
|Umbreon||Burakkī (ブラッキー)||197||Dark||Eevee (#133)||End of evolution||Originally, Umbreon was a Poison-type Pokémon before they made it a Dark-type. Before the next generation of Pokémon was released, Umbreon was the only pure Dark-type Pokémon, making it the only Eeveelution that ever had 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 is the Dark-type evolution of Eevee, evolving at night at high friendship levels. It has poisonous sweat.|
|Murkrow||Yamikarasu (ヤミカラス)||198||Dark||Flying||Beginning of evolution||Honchkrow (#430)||Murkrow love to steal shiny, glittering objects, usually stealing them from women, the reason why they 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)||199||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.|
|Misdreavus||Mūma (ムウマ)||200||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)||201||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, nothing much is known about it. Unowns are legendary Pokémon.|
|Wobbuffet||Sōnansu (ソーナンス)||202||Psychic||Wynaut (#360)||End of evolution||When you see a Wobbuffet, the blue body isn't actually its real body. The black tail that it likes to keep hidden may be the actual body. The most famous Wobbuffet is Team Rocket's Wobbuffet in the anime, who serves as comedy relief. If 2 Wobbufeet 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)||203||Normal||Psychic||No evolution||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)||204||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)||205||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 protutions.|
|Dunsparce||Nokotchi (ノコッチ)||206||Normal||No evolution||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 a nest with very complex shapes.|
|Gligar||Guraigā (グライガー)||207||Ground||Flying||Beginning of evolution||Gliscor (#472)||Gligar glides through the air as if sliding, 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 bat creature.|
|Steelix||Haganēru (ハガネール)||208||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.|
|Snubbull||Burū (ブルー)||209||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. While people think it is adorable when it does that, Snubbull tends to feel a little sad because of it.|
|Granbull||Guranburu (グランブル)||210||Fairy[nb 2]||Snubbull (#209)||End of evolution||It was originally Normal, but was made Fairy 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)||211||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.|
|Scizor||Hassamu (ハッサム)||212||Bug||Steel||Scyther (#123)||Mega Evolution||Scizor's body is as hard as steel. It 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, except its arms are now clamps instead of blades. Scizor plays a role in the Pokémon 4 Ever movie as one of the Iron Masked Maurader's corrupted Pokémon, along with Tyranitar.|
|Shuckle||Tsubotsubo (ツボツボ)||213||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.|
|Heracross||Herakurosu (ヘラクロス)||214||Bug||Fighting||Beginning of evolution||Mega Evolution||When it needs to move anything in its way, it uses its large horn it has to launch it through the air and it can easily throw an adult human with its horn. The Heracross with the largest horn is the leader. It is based on the various rhino beetle species. Heracross is known to be very attracted to honey sources.|
|Sneasel||Nyūra (ニューラ)||215||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.|
|Teddiursa||Himeguma (ヒメグマ)||216||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)||217||Normal||Teddiursa (#216)||End of evolution||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.|
|Slugma||Magumaggu (マグマッグ)||218||Fire||Beginning of evolution||Magcargo (#219)||Lava circulates inside of it instead of blood. When cooled, its body will turn brittle and will break off, making it smaller. It appears as a slug made out of lava.|
|Magcargo||Magukarugo (マグカルゴ)||219||Fire||Rock||#Slugma||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)||220||Ice||Ground||Beginning of evolution||Piloswine (#221)||It digs through the snow to find roots and stuff it can eat. Its long fur helps shield it from the cold.|
|Piloswine||Inomū (イノムー)||221||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)||222||Water||Rock||No evolution[nb 4]||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.|
|Remoraid||Teppouo (テッポウオ)||223||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.|
|Octillery||Okutan (オクタン)||224||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)||225||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 earliest design looked more like 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 Pokemon, and its English name is a portmanteau of "delivery" and "bird".|
|Mantine||Mantain (マンタイン)||226||Water||Flying||Mantyke (#458)||End of evolution||Mantine are based on the giant oceanic manta ray. It evolve from Mantyke when a Remoraid is in the party.|
|Skarmory||Eāmudo (エアームド)||227||Steel||Flying||No evolution||It is a Steel-type bird-esque Pokémon that isbased on the Stymphalian Birds. After nesting in bramble bushes, the wings of its chicks grow hard from scratches by thorns. As the feathers fall off, people used them as old swords.|
|Houndour||Derubiru (デルビル)||228||Dark||Fire||Beginning of evolution||Houndoom (#229)||It is based on Doberman and Rotweiler dogs. Houndours have a reputation for being aggressive and relentless in its hunts.|
|Houndoom||Herugā (ヘルガー)||229||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.|
|Kingdra||Kingudora (キングドラ)||230||Water||Dragon||Seadra (#117)||End of evolution||Evolves by trading it while holding a Dragon Scale. Kingdra are based on the common seadragon. It lives deep down in uninhabited ocean depths. It is believed that Kingdra can create spiraling currents just by yawning. It is also part Dragon-type due to it being traded with a dragon scale.|
|Phanpy||Gomazō (ゴマゾウ)||231||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.|
|Donphan||Donfan (ドンファン)||232||Ground||Phanpy (#231)||End of evolution||It likes to use its armoured trunk to roll around and slam into its foes. It can also lift things twice its own weight. It appears as a mix between an elephant and a tire.|
|Porygon2||Porigon 2 (ポリゴン2)||233||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 Porygon-Z.|
|Stantler||Odoshishi (オドシシ)||234||Normal||Beginning of evolution||Wyrdeer||People used to hunt it almost to extinction because of its magnificent antlers. Stantlers are based on various deer species. It is said that staring at their antlers causes fear and weird feelings.|
|Smeargle||Dōburu (ドーブル)||235||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. It is identified by its tail that has a green ink-esque fluid on it.|
|Tyrogue||Barukī (バルキー)||236||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)||237||Fighting||Tyrogue (#236)||End of evolution||Its mix of offense and defence make it a good fighter. It travels faster spinning than walking.|
|Smoochum||Muchūru (ムチュール)||238||Ice||Psychic||Beginning of evolution||Jynx (#124)||It likes to run a lot and it often falls down. 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)||239||Electric||Beginning of evolution||Electabuzz (#125)||It twirls its arms around to get itself charged up or it can use outlets as baby bottles. If it gets upset, play some rolling thunder to cheer it up.|
|Magby||Bubii (ブビィ)||240||Fire||Beginning of evolution||Magmar (#126)||Its body temp 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)||241||Normal||No evolution||If it is around babies, the milk it produces has more nutrition than normal. The Gym leader Whitney has a Miltank that people find annoying due to it knowing rollout.|
|Blissey||Hapinasu (ハピナス)||242||Normal||Chansey (#113)||End of evolution||If it senses sadness and despair with the fur on its body, it will rush over to whoever it is and give them a Lucky Egg which can make anyone happy.|
|Raikou||Raikō (ライコウ)||243||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)||244||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 symbolises the fire that burnt down the building.|
|Suicune||Suikun (スイクン)||245||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 symbolises the rain that put out the fire in the building.|
|Larvitar||Yōgirasu (ヨーギラス)||246||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 gets to evolve.|
|Pupitar||Sanagirasu (サナギラス)||247||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 pressurised gas that it built up, it can launch itself like a rocket.|
|Tyranitar||Bangirasu (バンギラス)||248||Rock||Dark||Pupitar (#247)||Mega Evolution||It rivals Duraludon for mountain soil to eat. It is thought to have been inspired by Godzilla.|
|Lugia||Rugia (ルギア)||249||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.|
|Ho-Oh||Hōō (ホウオウ)||250||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.|
|Celebi||Serebii (セレビィ)||251||Grass||Psychic||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.|
- Details on Pokémon names, National Pokédex numbers, types and evolutions are obtained from The Pokémon Company International's online Pokédex.
- Prior to X and Y, Cleffa, Igglybuff, Togepi, Snubbull and Granbull were pure Normal types, while Togetic was Normal/Flying.
- Starting in X and Y, Marill and Azumarill gained the Fairy type.
- Only Galarian Corsola (introduced in Pokémon Sword and Shield) are capable of evolving into Cursola.
- Beckett, Michael. "Pokemon Gold/Silver - Staff Retroview". RPGamer. Archived from the original on 2017-04-06. Retrieved 2016-12-24.
- Patino, Martin (2018-06-01). "Leaked Pokemon Gold and Silver Beta Demos Show Features Cut From Final Games". Game Revolution.
- "Pokédex". The Pokémon Company International. 2015. Retrieved October 19, 2015.
- "第４３９３５１７号". 23 June 2000. Archived from the original on 28 July 2010.IPDL
- "キメわざポケモンキッズDP6". Bandai Co., Ltd. September 2010.
- Oxford, Nadia (2018-06-01). "10 Pokemon That Never Were - A Tribute to the Pokémon That Died Inside the Pokémon Gold Beta". US Gamer.
- "キメわざポケモンキッズ7". Bandai Co., Ltd. (via WebCite). September 2007. Archived from the original on 28 July 2010. Retrieved 28 July 2010.
- "第４３９３５１８号". 23 June 2000. Archived from the original on 28 July 2010.IPDL
- "Meiji VS Cards". Meiji (via WebCite). 13 April 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2012.
- "キメわざポケモンキッズ5". Bandai Co., Ltd. (via WebCite). October 2006. Archived from the original on 28 July 2010. Retrieved 28 July 2010.
- "第４３９３５１９号". 23 June 2000. Archived from the original on 28 July 2010.IPDL
- "かくれとくせい」にクローズアップ！". Monthly PGL. The Pokémon Company. December 2010. Retrieved 3 December 2010.
- "Battle Dictionary" (PDF). The Pokémon Company International. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
- "キメわざポケモンキッズ6". Bandai Co., Ltd. (via WebCite). March 2007. Archived from the original on 28 July 2010. Retrieved 28 July 2010.
- Mendes, Augusto B.; Guimarães, Felipe V.; Eirado-Silva, Clara B. P.; Silva, Edson P. (2017). "The ichthyological diversity of Pokémon" (PDF). Journal of Geek Studies. 4 (1): 39–67. ISSN 2359-3024. Retrieved July 12, 2019.
- "キメわざポケモンキッズDP3". Bandai Co., Ltd. (via WebCite). June 2009. Archived from the original on 28 July 2010. Retrieved 28 July 2010.
- Harris, Craig (February 23, 2009). "Pokémon Creators on Platinum". IGN. Retrieved June 9, 2009.
- Padilla, Raymond (March 17, 2009). "Junichi Masuda & Takeshi Kawachimaru Talk 'Pokémon Platinum', Particle Physics, Bridges, And More!". G4. Retrieved June 6, 2009.
- Noble, McKinley. "Pokémon Platinum: Developer Interview!". GamePro. IDG. p. 2. Archived from the original on July 22, 2010. Retrieved June 1, 2010.
- "丸美屋ゲットシール". Maruiya (via WebCite). December 2009. Retrieved 30 March 2012.
- "第４４９４７１８号". 27 July 2001. Archived from the original on 28 July 2010.IPDL
- "Meiji Blue Cards". Meiji (via WebCite). 13 April 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2012.
- "Merriep with You". Pokémon with You. Retrieved 21 Nov 2016.
- "ポケモンプリントギャラリー". Canon. Archived from the original on 2 November 2014. Retrieved 2 November 2014.
- "第４５５３５８８号". 22 March 2002. Archived from the original on 28 July 2010.IPDL
- "Pokemon Silver Version Review for Game Boy Color". GameSpot. October 14, 2000. Retrieved April 5, 2011.
- Hernandez, Patricia (December 17, 2012). "Pokémon Designs Aren't Getting Worse, They May Be Getting Better". Kotaku. Gawker Media. Retrieved January 28, 2016.
- "Sunkern - #191 - Serebii.net Pokédex". www.serebii.net. Retrieved 2017-01-10.
- "Wishiwashi - #746 - Serebii.net Pokédex". www.serebii.net. Retrieved 2017-01-10.
- "Pokémon Double-Battle Seal Retsuden". Ensky. Retrieved 1 January 2017.
- "キメわざポケモンキッズ8". Bandai Co., Ltd. (via WebCite). March 2008. Archived from the original on 28 July 2010. Retrieved 28 July 2010.
- "2000年 結晶塔の帝王". ポケットモンスターオフィシャルサイト. The Pokémon Company. Retrieved 30 December 2010.
- "キメわざポケモンキッズ2". Bandai Co., Ltd. (via WebCite). January 2006. Archived from the original on 28 July 2010. Retrieved 28 July 2010.
- Lucas Sullivan (February 8, 2014). "17 Pokemon based on real-world mythology". GamesRadar. Future plc. Retrieved January 27, 2016.
- Glossop, T; Jinks, S; Hopton, R (March 2, 2011). "Can an Onix evolve into a Steelix?" (PDF). Journal of Special Topics. University of Leicester. 9 (1). Retrieved June 19, 2019.
- "キメわざポケモンキッズDP5". Bandai Co., Ltd. (via WebCite). May 2010. Archived from the original on 28 July 2010. Retrieved 28 July 2010.
- "キメわざポケモンキッズ4". Bandai Co., Ltd. (via WebCite). July 2006. Archived from the original on 28 July 2010. Retrieved 28 July 2010.
- "ポケットモンスター みずピタシール3". Ensky. Retrieved 1 January 2017.
- "伝説ポケモンのイラストを手がける斉藤むねお、キャラデザ講座開講！" (in Japanese). Kai-You. May 5, 2014. Retrieved May 14, 2017.
- "2001年 セレビィ 時を超えた遭遇". ポケットモンスターオフィシャルサイト. The Pokémon Company. Retrieved 30 December 2010.