Pokemon Fact File

The creator of Pokemon is called Satoshi Tajiri , he came up with the idea because when he was a child he collected Pocket monsters .

The name Pokemon is short for Pocket monster (see a previous fact for more detail).

The first Pokemon with it`s 100 percent design was Rhydon.

Instead of Pikachu , the developers thought about making Clefairy Ash`s first Pokemon .

There are 802 Pokemon in the Pokemon world.

The only legendary Ash is yet to encounter ( with the exception of generation 7) is raikou

There are 21 starter Pokemon ( not including Evolutions)

In Pokémon yellow despite  getting Pikachu as your starter, you’re not able to evolve it in that game as you can not get a Thunderstone in Pokémon Yellow

The rarest Pokémon card is the illustrators trainer card

Pokémon the first movie Mewtwo Strikes Back was supposed to be the last time the Pokémon anime was ever aired

In terms of base stats the strongest non legendary Pokémon is actually Slaking as it is too good to be a pseudo legendary because it’s base stats total is 630 and to be a pseudo legendary it has to be exactly 600

There is yet to be a poison type legendary Pokémon except from if you give an Arceus a toxic plate

There are there are currently 8 pseudo Legendary Pokémon: Dragonite, Tyranitar, Salamence,Metagross, Garchomp, Hydreigon,Goodra and Kommo-o

There are 31 Pokemon games in the franchise

Generation 1 Games: Pokémon Red, Blue and Yellow

Generation 2 Games:Pokemon Gold, Silver and Crystal

Generation 3 Games: Pokémon Ruby,Sapphire,Emerald,Fire Red,  Leaf Green,  Gaia and xd Gale of Darkness

Generation 4 Games: Pokémon Diamond,Pearl,Platinum, Soul Silver and Heart Gold

Generation 5 Games: Pokémon Dark Rising, Dark Rising 2,Black,Black 2,White and White 2

Generation 6 Games: Pokémon X,Y,Alpha Sapphire and  Omega Ruby

Generation 7 Games: Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon