So we all know that Pokémon is an iconic show, as well as a highly popular game that has stood the test of time. Here at Lace ‘Em Up we are gonna give you our top 10 favorite Pokémon. Rather it be strength or sentimental value. Some honorable mentions include Squirtle and his whole squad, Psyduck, Jigglypuff, and Togepi.
#10. Eevee Is One Of The Most Versatile Pokémon
Eevee is a hell of a Pokémon, one that has many many evolutions including Flareon, Vapereon, Espeon, and more. Eevee is one of the most interesting creatures in the cannon of the franchise with the ability to evolve into a number of different incarnations because of different stones. A Fire Stone will produce a Flareon while an Ice Stone will create a Glaceon and so on. A cute Pokémon that packs a punch and is one that is a must in your team as it gives you many routes to go down for a strong Pokémon in your team.
#9. Snorlax Is A Fan Favorite Of The Series
A classic Pokémon if not a lazy one, Snorlax is one of the classics from the original series and a true cult hero in many people’s eyes. Strong in his own way being a normal type Pokémon he’s anything but. With moves like Hyper Beam and Outrage he is a hell of an addition to your team and definitely a one that can help raise morale.
#8. Alakazam Is One Of The Most Powerful Psychic Type
One of the strongest Pokémon in the original series, Alakazam is the final evolution of Abra and packs a hell of a punch, being a psychic type using moves like Psychic and Confusion he has many ways to aid you in battle. Carrying two batons which he uses to help him in battles, Alakazam is a true classic to many trainers around the world.
#7. Beedrill Is Stong And Agile
One of Ash’s original Pokémon and one of his strongest when he was just starting out as a trainer, Beedrill also holds a lot of sentimental value to me as he was one of my first evolutions in Pokémon Go. A very strong Pokémon that has stingers that aid him in battle. It is a poison bug type which is a deadly duo with such moves as Poison jab and Sludge Bomb, Beedrill is an amazing Pokémon to have on your side.
#6. Typhlosion Is A Strong Fire Type To Have On Your Team
Typhlosion is one of my favorite Pokémon. I have a DVD where he is one of the main Pokémon, a strong fire type with moves like Incinerate and Blast Burn. Typhlosion is a very strong Pokémon to have around and a true friend which is a very important quality when building a good team. This Pokémon is special in so many ways and a true legend in Pokémon Lore.
#5. Rapidash Is A Truly Beautiful Fire Type
Rapidash is an interesting Pokémon. The fire horse is a real Pokémon to be feared the evolution from Ponyta, Rapidash is a level above with moves such as Ember and Quick Attack. Rapidash is fast and strong and an amazing choice when it comes to building your team.
#4. Charizard Is One Of The Most Iconic Characters In The Series
Charizard is an icon, the Pokémon that didn’t play well with others and it took it a while to like Ash, but once he and his trainer got on the same side Charizard was a Pokémon to be feared. The final evolution from Charmander, Charizard is one of the big three from the first season. It is the one that packs the biggest punch with moves such as Dragon Claw and Ember, Charizard is a hell of a friend to have if you can get him on your side.
#3. Gengar Is One Of The Most Well Known Ghost Types
Gengar is a Ghost Pokemon and a part of one of the first gym battles that Ash faces in the first season of the show. A Pokémon that uses his ghost powers to scare its opponents. The final evolution of Gastly, Gengar truly is the king of Ghost Pokémon. With moves such as Confuse Ray and Hypnosis, Gengar can be a hell of a Pokémon to have on your team.
#2. Lapras Is One Of The Most Popular Ice And Water Types
Lapras is an amazing Pokémon and a famous one in the TV shows and films. An ice and water type this makes it a very strong Pokemon in general. Lapras has a gentle heart and soul but is ready to win if in battle. With moves such as Water Gun and Ice Beam, Lapras is a hell of a Pokemon to have on your team as well as a friend.
#1. Pikachu Is The Most Famous Characters In The Series
Come on it could only be one, Pikachu is the original. Ash’s first Pokémon and his buddy throughout every season of the TV show, and movies for that matter. Pikachu is an electric-type Pokémon and even with his small stature can be a deadly and determined member of your team. With moves such as Thunder Shock and Thunder Wave Pikachu is a true legend in more ways than one.
Pokémon is an iconic show, for many including myself, it was their childhood show. Something they grew up on and something most of their childhood memories were based around. The show led a lot of us onto the games and eventually the worldwide sensation Pokémon GO. It was hard to put the list only to 10 but I hope in your opinion I did the franchise and its collection of interesting creatures and characters justice.