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