Top 100 Pokemon (40-31)

Pokemon is the biggest, highest-grossing media franchise of all time. With a heavy presence in video games, anime, toys, merchandise and even film, Pokemon has become a household name. And this incredible brand recognition is due to the massive appeal of the many, many creatures that are introduced by The Pokemon Company every few years, constantly keeping the massive media franchise fresh, new and relevant.

But with the number of Pokemon currently at 809 and counting, which monsters are the best of the best? In this series of articles, we are going to narrow down these monsters to the Top 100 Pokemon, giving you some insight into who we believe are the best of the best.

In order to determine this, we collaborated between three of the Hub World’s authors: Giuliano, the Role-Playing Gamer; Matteo, The Banjo Believer; and Oshie, the Pokemon Trainer. Using a mixture of design, usefulness, icon value and sheer favouritism, we came up with the following Top 100.

 

40 – Latias

First Appearance: Pokemon Ruby & Pokemon Sapphire

Latias is highly sensitive to the emotions of people. If it senses any hostility, this Pokémon ruffles the feathers all over its body and cries shrilly to intimidate the foe.

 

39 – Mew

First Appearance: Pokemon Red & Pokemon Green

Mew is said to possess the genetic composition of all Pokémon. It is capable of making itself invisible at will, so it entirely avoids notice even if it approaches people.

 

38 – Metagross

First Appearance: Pokemon Ruby & Pokemon Sapphire

Metagross, the Iron Leg Pokémon. With its four brains, it has an intelligence rivaling a supercomputer.

 

37 – Aegislash

First Appearance: Pokemon X & Pokemon Y

Aegislash, the Royal Sword Pokémon and the evolved form of Doublade. Stories say Aegislash can detect the natural qualities of leadership, recognizing a true king.

 

36 – Tyranitar

First Appearance: Pokemon Gold & Pokemon Silver

Tyranitar, the Armor Pokémon. Tyranitar has a heavily armored body that can withstand powerful attacks and is able to crush a mountain with one hand.

 

35 – Blastoise

First Appearance: Pokemon Red & Pokemon Green

Blastoise, the Shellfish Pokémon. The evolved form of Wartortle. Blastoise’s strength lies in its power, rather than its speed. Its shell is like armor and attacks from the hydro cannons on its back are virtually unstoppable.

 

34 – Entei

First Appearance: Pokemon Gold & Pokemon Silver

Entei embodies the passion of magma. This Pokémon is thought to have been born in the eruption of a volcano. It sends up massive bursts of fire that utterly consume all that they touch.

 

33 – Mudkip

First Appearance: Pokemon Ruby & Pokemon Sapphire

Mudkip, the Mud Fish Pokémon. Mudkip uses the sensitive radar receptors on its headfin to determine what’s going on around it. In a pinch, it can brandish enough power to crush rocks.

 

32 – Sceptile

First Appearance: Pokemon Ruby & Pokemon Sapphire

Sceptile, the Forest Pokémon. Its arms are equipped with razor-sharp leaves, and it moves lightly through tree branches in order to attack its enemies.

 

31 – Bulbasaur

First Appearance: Pokemon Red & Pokemon Green

Bulbasaur. It bears the seed of a plant on its back from birth. The seed slowly develops. Researchers are unsure whether to classify Bulbasaur as a plant or animal. Bulbasaur are extremely calm and very difficult to capture in the wild.

 

Keep checking back every couple days for more of the Top 100 Pokemon. Do you have a favourite Pokemon? Let us know in the comments below!