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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, Snubull 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 [[Gameplay of Pokémon

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List of Pokémon species introduced in Generation II (1999)
Name National Pokédex
Type(s) Evolves into Notes
English Japanese Primary Secondary
Chikorita Chikorīta (チコリータ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0152.&&&&&0152 Grass Bayleef (#153) First grass starter to not be dual typed.
Bayleef Beirīfu (ベイリーフ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0153.&&&&&0153 Grass Meganium (#154) While Chikorita's and Meganium's designs were settled in 1997, Bayleef originally had a significantly different design.
Meganium Meganiumu (メガニウム) &&&&&&&&&&&&0154.&&&&&0154 Grass End of evolution It is based on the Sauropod.
Cyndaquil Hinoarashi (ヒノアラシ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0155.&&&&&0155 Fire Quilava (#156) A bit timid and shy, when startled or scared, flames start bursting from the back of Cyndaquil. Its original design had spikes on the back and wasn't Fire.
Quilava Magumarashi (マグマラシ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0156.&&&&&0156 Fire Typhlosion (#157)
Typhlosion Bakufūn (バクフーン) &&&&&&&&&&&&0157.&&&&&0157 Fire End of evolution When its rage peaks, it becomes hot enough that anything it touches is reduced to a burnt crisp.
Totodile Waninoko (ワニノコ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0158.&&&&&0158 Water Croconaw (#159) Even Trainers need to be careful when even playing with Totodile because even though it thinks its playing with you, if it bites you, it won't let go easily.
Croconaw Arigeitsu (アリゲイツ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0159.&&&&&0159 Water Feraligatr (#160)
Feraligatr Ōdairu (オーダイル) &&&&&&&&&&&&0160.&&&&&0160 Water End of evolution
Sentret Otachi (オタチ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0161.&&&&&0161 Normal Furret (#162)
Furret Ōtachi (オオタチ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0162.&&&&&0162 Normal End of evolution Nimble and quick, Furret are known for slipping through small spaces thanks to its small size.
Hoothoot Hōhō (ホーホー) &&&&&&&&&&&&0163.&&&&&0163 Normal Flying Noctowl (#164) No matter what time it is, Hoothoot will always well... hoot, at the same time every day because it has an internal organ that keeps track of time.
Noctowl Yorunozuku (ヨルノズク) &&&&&&&&&&&&0164.&&&&&0164 Normal Flying End of evolution
Ledyba Rediba (レディバ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0165.&&&&&0165 Bug Flying Ledian (#166)
Ledian Redian (レディアン) &&&&&&&&&&&&0166.&&&&&0166 Bug Flying End of evolution
Spinarak Itomaru (イトマル) &&&&&&&&&&&&0167.&&&&&0167 Bug Poison Ariados (#168)
Ariados Ariadosu (アリアドス) &&&&&&&&&&&&0168.&&&&&0168 Bug Poison End of evolution If it sprays its webs on you, even though you can pull it off, an invisible strand of webbing will still be attached to you so it can still find you.
Crobat Kurobatto (クロバット) &&&&&&&&&&&&0169.&&&&&0169 Poison Flying End of evolution The final evolution of Zubat, Crobat can fly a very long distance for a while. It usually flies with all 4 wings but if it gets tired, it likes to alternate what pairs of wings it flies with.
Chinchou Chonchī (チョンチー) &&&&&&&&&&&&0170.&&&&&0170 Water Electric Lanturn (#171) Chinchou and Lanturn are based on the Footballfish.
Lanturn Rantān (ランターン) &&&&&&&&&&&&0171.&&&&&0171 Water Electric End of evolution
Pichu Pichū (ピチュー) &&&&&&&&&&&&0172.&&&&&0172 Electric Pikachu (#025) 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 doesn't know how to control its electricity yet so it gets startled and hurt from using it so it usually cries. It is voiced by Satomi Kōrogi.
Cleffa (ピィ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0173.&&&&&0173 Fairy Clefairy (#035) It only dances on full moons all night and then sips on the morning dew and hides once more.
Igglybuff Pupurin (ププリン) &&&&&&&&&&&&0174.&&&&&0174 Normal Fairy Jigglypuff (#039) Its vocal cords aren't fully developed yet and so it hurts to use them. Its very bouncy so once it bounces, you can't stop it. In the English-dubbed anime, it was voiced by Rachael Lillis, who also voiced Jigglypuff and Wigglytuff.
Togepi Togepī (トゲピー) &&&&&&&&&&&&0175.&&&&&0175 Fairy Togetic (#176) If you can get a sleeping Togepi to stand up, you'll gain happiness from its shell. Togepi was one of the first Generation II Pokémon ever introduced and the most famous Togepi is the one owned by Misty in the anime.
Togetic Togechikku (トゲチック) &&&&&&&&&&&&0176.&&&&&0176 Fairy Flying Togekiss (#468) Even though it has wings, it doesn't really need to use them due to it being able to hover and glide.
Natu Neiti (ネイティ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0177.&&&&&0177 Psychic Flying Xatu (#178) A Pokémon resembling a Hummingbird. It will stare into your eyes as if its in a staring contest, but the instant you show even the slightest movement, Natu will then hop to safety.
Xatu Neitio (ネイティオ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0178.&&&&&0178 Psychic Flying End of evolution A Pokémon resembling a Trogon, it will stand in one spot all day. Some say it is terrified of the visions it sees with its left eye viewing the past and its right eye seeing the future.
Mareep Merīpu (メリープ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0179.&&&&&0179 Electric Flaaffy (#179) Mareep's fluffy coat of wool rubs together and builds a static charge. The more static electricity is charged, the more brightly the lightbulb at the tip of its tail glows.
Flaaffy Mokoko (モココ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0180.&&&&&0180 Electric 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.
Ampharos Denryū (デンリュウ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0181.&&&&&0181 Electric Mega Evolution
Bellossom Kireihana (キレイハナ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0182.&&&&&0182 Grass End of evolution When the sun shines, Bellossom will open its bright colored petals and dance. When the sun goes away, so does Bellossom.
Marill Mariru (マリル) &&&&&&&&&&&&0183.&&&&&0183 Water Fairy 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's Marill's oil-filled tail acting as a life saver so that it can catch food.
Azumarill Mariruri (マリルリ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0184.&&&&&0184 Water Fairy End of evolution
Sudowoodo Usokkī (ウソッキー) &&&&&&&&&&&&0185.&&&&&0185 Rock End of evolution When attacked, Sudowoodo will go into the forest and stand still as if to resemble a tree. Though in the winter, it's easily seen because of the green parts on its body.
Politoed Nyorotono (ニョロトノ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0186.&&&&&0186 Water End of evolution
Hoppip Hanekko (ハネッコ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0187.&&&&&0187 Grass Flying Skiploom (#188)
Skiploom Popokko (ポポッコ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0188.&&&&&0188 Grass Flying Jumpluff (#189)
Jumpluff Watakko (ワタッコ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0189.&&&&&0189 Grass Flying End of evolution Even in the harshest of winds, Jumpluff can control where it will go.
Aipom Eipamu (エイパム) &&&&&&&&&&&&0190.&&&&&0190 Normal Ambipom (#424) It uses its tail hand more than it real ones, so its real hands are less useful.
Sunkern Himanattsu (ヒマナッツ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0191.&&&&&0191 Grass Sunflora (#192) Sunkern formerly had the lowest total stats of any Pokémon. However, solo form Wishiwashi (introduced in Sun & Moon) currently has the lowest total stats of any Pokémon.
Sunflora Kimawari (キマワリ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0192.&&&&&0192 Grass End of evolution
Yanma Yanyanma (ヤンヤンマ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0193.&&&&&0193 Bug Flying Yanmega (#469) Yanma has the ability to view 360 degrees without moving its eyes so it can spot foes quicker.
Wooper Upā (ウパー) &&&&&&&&&&&&0194.&&&&&0194 Water Ground 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.
Quagsire Nuō (ヌオー) &&&&&&&&&&&&0195.&&&&&0195 Water Ground End of evolution If Quagsire gets hurt in a way, it won't feel a thing because its intelligence isn't the best.
Espeon Ēfi (エーフィ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0196.&&&&&0196 Psychic End of evolution Espeon shares its category name with Sunflora and Volcarona. They are all known as the Sun Pokémon. Espeon is an Eeveelution that can sense where a foes 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's using its psychic powers.
Umbreon Burakkī (ブラッキー) &&&&&&&&&&&&0197.&&&&&0197 Dark End of evolution Originally, Umbreon was a Poison-type Pokémon before they made it a Dark-type. Before the next generation of Pokémon were released, Umbreon was the only pure Dark-type Pokémon, making it the only Eeveelution that ever had a unique type combination. The rings on its body will glow when hunting and make anyone watching have chills down their spines.
Murkrow Yamikarasu (ヤミカラス) &&&&&&&&&&&&0198.&&&&&0198 Dark Flying Honchkrow (#430) Murkrow love to steal shiny, glittering objects, sometimes stealing them from women. It's the reason why they're considered bad luck to see. It will bring food to its boss, Honchkrow.
Slowking Yadokingu (ヤドキング) &&&&&&&&&&&&0199.&&&&&0199 Water Psychic End of evolution Shellder's poison going through Slowking's head makes it so smart, it researches the mysteries of life every day. If, somehow, Shellder were to detach from its head, not only would it de-evolve back into a Slowpoke, but it would forget everything it has learned when it was a Slowking.
Misdreavus Mūma (ムウマ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0200.&&&&&0200 Ghost Mismagius (#429) To get the nutrients it needs, it likes to make people scream.
Unown Annōn (アンノーン) &&&&&&&&&&&&0201.&&&&&0201 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 can't do much, but when a lot come together, strange things are said to happen.
Wobbuffet Sōnansu (ソーナンス) &&&&&&&&&&&&0202.&&&&&0202 Psychic 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.
Girafarig Kirinriki (キリンリキ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0203.&&&&&0203 Normal Psychic No evolution A giraffe-like Pokémon of the Normal/Psychic-Type. Its tail head has a small brain to think for itself, so even if a foe comes up from behind it, it will bite them unknowingly. Its original design was more akin to a Pushmi-Pullyu
Pineco Kunugidama (クヌギダマ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0204.&&&&&0204 Bug Forretress (#205) It attaches its head to the branch of a tree. If something like the wind knocks it off, it will explode, so be careful.
Forretress Foretosu (フォレトス) &&&&&&&&&&&&0205.&&&&&0205 Bug Steel End of evolution
Dunsparce Nokotchi (ノコッチ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0206.&&&&&0206 Normal No evolution Design inspired by the mythical Japanese creature Tsuchinoko It has a drill for a tail. It likes to burrow backwards into the ground to create its nest.
Gligar Guraigā (グライガー) &&&&&&&&&&&&0207.&&&&&0207 Ground Flying Gliscor (#472)
Steelix Haganēru (ハガネール) &&&&&&&&&&&&0208.&&&&&0208 Steel Ground 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.
Snubbull Burū (ブルー) &&&&&&&&&&&&0209.&&&&&0209 Fairy Granbull (#210) When it bares its small fangs at smaller Pokémon, they tend to be frightened and run away from Snubbull. While people think its adorable when it does that, Snubbull tends to feel a little sad because of it.
Granbull Guranburu (グランブル) &&&&&&&&&&&&0210.&&&&&0210 Fairy End of evolution Was originally Normal, but was made Fairy from Generation VI onwards.
Qwilfish Harīsen (ハリーセン) &&&&&&&&&&&&0211.&&&&&0211 Water Poison No evolution It attacks by sucking in water and shooting its spikes out with it. Qwilfish is based on Porcupinefishes.
Scizor Hassamu (ハッサム) &&&&&&&&&&&&0212.&&&&&0212 Bug Steel Mega Evolution
Shuckle Tsubotsubo (ツボツボ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0213.&&&&&0213 Bug Rock No evolution It hides in the crevices of rocks. It mixes berry juices with its own to make a combining juice that apparently is healthier for you.
Heracross Herakurosu (ヘラクロス) &&&&&&&&&&&&0214.&&&&&0214 Bug Fighting 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.
Sneasel Nyūra (ニューラ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0215.&&&&&0215 Dark Ice Weavile (#461) Design inspired by the mythical Japanese creature Kamaitachi
Teddiursa Himeguma (ヒメグマ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0216.&&&&&0216 Normal Ursaring (#217) The reason why you see its paw near its mouth is because it like to soak its paws in honey made by bees.
Ursaring Ringuma (リングマ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0217.&&&&&0217 Normal 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.
Slugma Magumaggu (マグマッグ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0218.&&&&&0218 Fire Magcargo (#219)
Magcargo Magukarugo (マグカルゴ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0219.&&&&&0219 Fire Rock End of evolution
Swinub Urimū (ウリムー) &&&&&&&&&&&&0220.&&&&&0220 Ice Ground 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) &&&&&&&&&&&&0221.&&&&&0221 Ice Ground Mamoswine (#473)
Corsola Sanīgo (サニーゴ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0222.&&&&&0222 Water Rock No evolution 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.
Remoraid Teppouo (テッポウオ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0223.&&&&&0223 Water Octillery (#224) Remoraid are based on remora. They tend to stick with Mantine to feed off the scraps that are left behind.
Octillery Okutan (オクタン) &&&&&&&&&&&&0224.&&&&&0224 Water End of evolution When hunting, it will grab its prey and bash its head in with its very hard skull. If its too strong for it, it spews ink to get away.
Delibird Deribādo (デリバード) &&&&&&&&&&&&0225.&&&&&0225 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.
Mantine Mantain (マンタイン) &&&&&&&&&&&&0226.&&&&&0226 Water Flying End of evolution Mantine are based on the giant oceanic manta ray.
Skarmory Eāmudo (エアームド) &&&&&&&&&&&&0227.&&&&&0227 Steel Flying No evolution A Steel-Type bird-like Pokémon based on the Stymphalian Birds. After nesting in bramble bushes, the wings of its chicks grow hard from scratches by thorns.
Houndour Derubiru (デルビル) &&&&&&&&&&&&0228.&&&&&0228 Dark Fire Houndoom (#229)
Houndoom Herugā (ヘルガー) &&&&&&&&&&&&0229.&&&&&0229 Dark Fire Mega Evolution If Houndoom uses its fiery breath on you, the flames and ash might go away but you'll feel the burn forever.
Kingdra Kingudora (キングドラ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0230.&&&&&0230 Water Dragon End of evolution Evolves by trading it while holding a Dragon Scale. Kingdra are based on the common seadragon.
Phanpy Gomazō (ゴマゾウ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0231.&&&&&0231 Ground Donphan (#232)
Donphan Donfan (ドンファン) &&&&&&&&&&&&0232.&&&&&0232 Ground End of evolution It uses its armored trunk to roll around and slam into its foes. It can also lift things twice its own weight.
Porygon2 Porigon 2 (ポリゴン2) &&&&&&&&&&&&0233.&&&&&0233 Normal 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 and 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) &&&&&&&&&&&&0234.&&&&&0234 Normal No evolution People used to hunt it almost to extinction because of its magnificent antlers.
Smeargle Dōburu (ドーブル) &&&&&&&&&&&&0235.&&&&&0235 Normal No evolution 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.
Tyrogue Barukī (バルキー) &&&&&&&&&&&&0236.&&&&&0236 Fighting Hitmonchan (#106)
Hitmonlee (#107)
Hitmontop (#237)
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.
Hitmontop Kapoerā (カポエラー) &&&&&&&&&&&&0237.&&&&&0237 Fighting End of evolution Its mix of offense and defense make it a good fighter. It travels faster spinning than walking.
Smoochum Muchūru (ムチュール) &&&&&&&&&&&&0238.&&&&&0238 Ice Psychic 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.
Elekid Erekiddo (エレキッド) &&&&&&&&&&&&0239.&&&&&0239 Electric 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) &&&&&&&&&&&&0240.&&&&&0240 Fire 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) &&&&&&&&&&&&0241.&&&&&0241 Normal No evolution If it's around babies, the milk it produces has more nutrition than normal.
Blissey Hapinasu (ハピナス) &&&&&&&&&&&&0242.&&&&&0242 Normal 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) &&&&&&&&&&&&0243.&&&&&0243 Electric No evolution Raikou was designed by Muneo Saitō. Also known as the "Embodiment of Lightning", it can run across plains at speeds of lightning. Ho-Oh resurrected it after it perished as a helpless unknown animal in a burning tower. Some say it's an electric type because it symbolizes the lightning that struck the tower.
Entei Entei (エンテイ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0244.&&&&&0244 Fire No evolution Entei was 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 it's a fire type because it symbolizes the fire that burnt down the building.
Suicune Suikun (スイクン) &&&&&&&&&&&&0245.&&&&&0245 Water No evolution Suicune was 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 it's a water type because it symbolizes the rain that put down the building.
Larvitar Yōgirasu (ヨーギラス) &&&&&&&&&&&&0246.&&&&&0246 Rock Ground Pupitar (#247) It's 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) &&&&&&&&&&&&0247.&&&&&0247 Rock Ground Tyranitar (#248)
Tyranitar Bangirasu (バンギラス) &&&&&&&&&&&&0248.&&&&&0248 Rock Dark Mega Evolution It rivals Duraludon for mountain soil to eat.
Lugia Rugia (ルギア) &&&&&&&&&&&&0249.&&&&&0249 Psychic Flying No evolution It lives in the deep sea, and the reason it does this is because it can cause storms just by flapping its huge wings. Master of the Legendary Birds.
Ho-Oh Hōō (ホウオウ) &&&&&&&&&&&&0250.&&&&&0250 Fire Flying No evolution Similar to Moltres, Ho-Oh's design is inspired by the Fenghuang (firebird) of Chinese myth. The master of the Legendary Beasts and the one who resurrected them. Ho-Oh has the distinction of being the first Gen 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) &&&&&&&&&&&&0251.&&&&&0251 Grass Psychic No evolution Celebi has the power to travel through time.
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