The Pokémon franchise has been popular among children, teenagers, and even adults for over two decades, beginning with the release of the first Pokémon video game in 1996, and the television series in 1997. Today, with new technologies such as the Pokémon Go! app for tablets and smartphones, the characters have retained their immense popularity.
Pikachu is perhaps everyone's favorite character. Pikachu is an electric mouse Pokémon, capable of blasting lighting from his cheeks. He, along with his trainer, Ash Ketchum, is the star of the movies and television show.
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All you will need is paper and a writing implement, such as a pencil, pen, or marker. You may also want to gather crayons, colored pencils, or markers to color your finished drawing.
Each step in the drawing guide is accompanied by an illustration. The new marks in each step are highlighted in blue. Draw your lines lightly at first, as you will need to erase some of your original lines as you complete your sketch.
Are you ready to begin your very own Pokémon adventure? Pikachu, I choose you!
Bulbasaur, the Seed Pokémon, is a dual-type Grass and Poison Pokémon of Generation I. Its name is a combination of the words "bulb," referring to the plant on its back, and "dinosaur," describing its saurian appearance.
Bulbasaur first appeared in the Pokémon animated series episode entitled "Bulbasaur and the Hidden Village," in which he was defeated by Pikachu and captured by Ash.
Along with Charmander and Squirtle, Bulbasaur is one of the three starter Pokémon from which a trainer can choose on the early Pokémon games.
They are rare in the wild; most Bulbasaur are raised by Pokémon breeders for distribution to new trainers. Bulbasaur may evolve into Ivysaur at level 16, and Venusaur at level 32. Each year, many Bulbasaur gather in the Kanto region to evolve into Ivysaur during a special ceremony.
The plant on Bulbasaur's back grows from a seed that is planted there at its birth. This plant provides Bulbasaur with energy via photosynthesis, and it essential to many of Bulbasaur's fighting moves.
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"Come with me, the time is right,
There's no better team!
Arm in arm, we'll win the fight,
It's always been our dream!"
- Pokémon theme song
Ash Ketchum is a young Pokémon trainer from Pallet Town. At the age of ten, he left his home to become a Pokémon master.
As the main protagonist of the series, we've followed Ash's journey through numerous manga, anime, and films. During the Pokémon Sun and Moon series, Ash makes a thrilling discovery, one that has not occurred in hundreds of years - Ash's Greninja powers up due to a strong bond with its trainer, becoming Ash-Greninja.
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Mewtwo is a legendary psychic-type Pokémon from Generation I. He is part of the so-called "Mew duo" along with Mew. Both Pokémon were introduced in the animated film Pokémon: The First Movie, also called Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998).
Mewtwo does not evolve from any other Pokémon. Instead, it was created in a scientific laboratory, cloned from one of Mew's eyelashes.
Mewtwo does not normally evolve into other Pokémon, either, but it can mega evolve into Mega Mewtwo X or Y when exposed to the Mega Stones Mewtwonite X or Y.
Mewtwo is a very rare Pokémon, and as few as two specimens have ever been found. Trainers can encounter Mewtwo in Cerulean Cave after testing their skill at the Indigo Plateau.
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Mewtwo, I choose you!
Charmander, the Lizard Pokémon, is a Fire-type Pokémon of Generation I. Charmander is one of the three starter Pokémon available in the early Pokémon games, alongside the water Pokémon Squirtle and the dinosaur-like plant Pokémon, Bulbasaur.
Charmander may evolve into Charmeleon at level 16, and Charizard at level 36.
Wild Charmanders Pokémons can be found in hot and mountainous regions. Charmanders exhibit pack behavior, with each individual calling to its neighbors when it finds food.
A flame constantly burns at the tip of Charmander's tail from the moment of its birth. The quality of this flame can be used to determine Charmander's health and mood. It is thought that the Charmander can die if its flame goes out, but never fear - rain and water won't put it out; they only make it steam.
Charmander's name is full of meaning. It is a combination of the word "char," meaning burnt, and "salamander," a lizard-like amphibian. Did you know? Nearly 90 percent of wild Charmanders are males. Yet, this cute little lizard appeals to both male and female fans.
Charmander has been a popular character since the series' inception. In addition to animated television shows and movies, Charmander has been featured on trading cards, clothing, accessories, school supplies, toys, candies, and much more.
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Charmander, I choose you!
Eevee is a normal-type Generation I Pokémon. Eevee debuted in a series episode entitled “The Battling Eevee Brothers.” A young trainer named Mikey wished to keep his fox-like Eevee just as it was, while each of his three brothers vied for him to evolve it differently, as theirs were. In the end, his brothers see the value of the Eevee as she is.
Eevee is unique in that it is able to evolve, or grow into, one of eight different Pokémon depending on how it is trained.
If given a Water Stone, Eevee becomes the aquatic Vaporeon. With a Thunder Stone, it becomes an electric Jolteon. A Fire Stone will turn Eevee into a Flareon, and with a Moss Rock, it becomes the plant-like Leafeon. Umbreon must be trained at night, and Espeon during the day. Glaceon requires an Ice Rock, and Sylveon a Fairy-type move.
In the Pokémon series, Eevees are sought after by Pokémon trainers due to their adaptability. This same flexibility allows them to change with their environments. They are often found in cities rather than in the wild.
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Eevee, I choose you!
Blastoise is Water-type Pokémon of Generation I. Blastoise evolves from Wartortle, which evolves from Squirtle.
Blastoise can defend itself with two water cannons, the blasts of which can even penetrate steel. When it mega evolves, Mega Blastoise's water cannon has a range of over six miles.
Its name is a combination of the words "blast" and "tortoise."
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Blastoise, I choose you!
Squirtle, the Tiny Turtle Pokémon, is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I. Its name is a descriptive combination of "squirt" and "turtle."
Along with Bulbasaur and Charmander, Squirtle is one of the starter Pokémon trainers can choose from in the early Pokémon video games. Squirtle may evolve into Wartortle at level 16 and Blastoise at level 36.
Squirtle can run on all fours or walk on two legs. It can retreat into its shell for protection, or simply to take a nap. It can also squirt blasts of water from its mouth and swim through the water at high speeds.
Squirtle are rare in the wild, but can sometimes be found around ponds or on islands.
In the Pokémon animated series, Squirtle debuted in an episode entitled "Here Comes the Squirtle Squad!" Ash befriends a Squirtle who leads a gang of Pokémon abandoned by their trainers. Ash's Squirtle often wears dark sunglasses, perhaps a popular culture reference to its Pokédex number "007." For unexplained reasons, Ash's Squirtle never evolves into its advanced forms.
In addition to the animated series, Squirtle has been featured in the trading card game, video games, books, and many merchandising venues, such as clothing, toys, and school supplies. Squirtle was also one of 11 Pokémon selected as mascots for the FIFA World Cup in 2014.
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Articuno, the Freeze Pokémon, is a Legendary dual-type Ice and Flying Pokémon of Generation I. It is one of the three Legendary birds of the Kanto region, along with Zapdos and Moltres.
Articuno has not been observed to evolve to or from any other Pokémon.
Articuno's wings are rumored to be made of ice. When it flaps its wings, moisture in the surrounding air freezes, producing a snowfall. Did you know? In Japanese, Articuno's name means "Freezer."
Articuno is an extremely rare Pokémon, dwelling on cold mountain peaks. It first appeared in the Pokémonanimated series in an episode entitled "Moving Pictures."
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Rayquaza is a Legendary dual-type flying dragon Pokémon of Generation III. Rayquaza has not been observed to evolve into or from any other Pokémon, but it can mega evolve.
Along with Kyogre and Groudon, Rayquaza leads the weather trio or elemental trio, a protective group of super-ancient Pokémon.
Rayquaza is said to be hundreds of millions of years old. It lives in the upper atmosphere, and is rarely seen by people because it resembles a falling meteor while in flight. It also consumes meteors in order to use their power.
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Umbreon is a dark type Generation II Pokémon. It is one of the many evolutionary forms of the foxlike Eevee. Eevee may evolve into Umbreon if it has high friendship stats and is trained either at night or alongside a Moon Shard. Umbreon is also referred to as the Moonlight Pokémon.
Umbreon is doglike in appearance, with long legs, ears, and tail. It is rare in the wild, more often found in urban areas and under human care. Umbreon hide in the darkness, and use their glowing yellow rings to frighten opponents.
Umbreon can also produce a poisonous sweat. Umbreon are known for their ability to heal and protect themselves and others in their group. Moonlight can also cause their fur to glow and give them additional abilities.
Did you know? Umbreon's Japanese name means "blacky," describing its dark coloration. Umbreon has appeared in Pokémon movies and television series, as well as the collectible card game, video games, clothing and accessories, and toys. Its image is popular alongside its "brothers," such as Espeon, Jolteon, and Flareon.
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Umbreon, I choose you!
Mew is a catlike psychic-type Pokémon of Generation 1. Mew debuted in the 1998 film Pokémon: The First Movie, also called Mewtwo Strikes Back.
Though mammalian in form, Mew has the ability to float or move freely in both air and water.
Mew is not known to “evolve,” or grow, into any other type of Pokémon. Its rival Mewtwo was cloned from one of Mew’s eyelashes.
What are Pokémon? These fantastic creatures, ranging from the cute to the ferocious, were the brainchild of Satoshi Tajiri. The inspiration for these “pocket monsters” arose from Tajiri’s childhood hobby of insect collecting.
The first Pokémon video game was created for use with the Game Boy system in 1996. Its success in Japan quickly spread throughout the world, and a cartoon series, card game, and other merchandise soon followed.
In the game, Pokémon “trainers” collect the animals from the wild, tame them, and prepare them to battle other Pokémon. Uniquely, the Pokémon can be stored in small containers called pokéballs and brought forth at will, similar to the concept of a genie in a lamp.
As a legendary Pokémon, Mew is rarely seen, both in the games and in the animated series. It is said that Mew’s DNA contains that of every other Pokémon, giving it the unique ability to learn any fighting move. Mew can also make itself invisible, adding to its mystique. It only reveals itself to those who are “pure in heart.”
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Mew, I choose you!