- Drowsy is a mysterious looking who was inspired by BAKU. The name Baku has two meanings in Japanese. The first is a Malaysian Taper which is a vegetarian pig . The other meaning is a mythical Japanese creature that enters a person's dreams. He may look scary but he's actually very kind.
- Pikachu is one of the most recognized of all Pokemon and he's also the cutest. The inspiration of Pikachu comes from a mouse-like creature called PIKA mouse. They're found in the remote mountain regions in Asia. This animal is actually very rare. There are only about 1000 pika mice in the world. They make a very high-pitched sound just like a Pikachu does.
- The Magikarp is a water Pokemon in order to transform Magikarp into something that is useful, you would need to catch thousands. Magikarp is inspired by the yellow Rockfish the two actually look identical to one another. The only difference between the two is that the yellow rockfish can do much more damage than the Magikarp.
- Emolga is one of the most adorable Pokemon right next to Pikachu. He is a flying electric Pokemon also he doesn't evolve. He gets his inspiration from the flying squirrel both the flying squirrel and Emolga can glide. Thanks to the membranes between their arms and legs.
This is a perfect example of Pokemon that actually exist in real life. Poliwag is a water type tadpole. It's inspired by a translucent pollywog ith proposed cuts in ahead that resemble the swirly lines of the translucent pollywog. Poliwag is much cuter than the real-life translucent pollywog. The two are very similar and they both have a similar personality.
Caterpie is one of the most common Pokemon around and he was one of Ash's first catches. Just by looking at Caterpie you can tell that its inspiration came from the caterpillar. The specific type that gave the Pokemon creators their inspiration for Caterpie is the Easter tiger swallowtail caterpillar. Most Pokemon who are inspired by an actual plant or creature have a few similarities this is not the case with caterpie. The resemblance is so close that it looks like someone went outside found an eater tiger swallowtail caterpillar and plug it right into the game.
Venusaur has red eyes and his distinct feature is a massive flower growing out the top of his head. The flower on his head is said to be so heavy that the Pokemon has trouble supporting itself. This Pokemon got his inspiration from the roughly Rafflesia arnoldii which is the largest flower in the world. It is most commonly found in the rainforest of Indonesia. The flower can grow up to 3 feet across and weigh up to 15 pounds. Unlike those Flowers, this one does not smell good. It actually smells like rotting meat.
#8 THE VICTREEBEL
This is a very scary Pokemon. It's inspiration is also very scary. The Victreebel is based on the pitcher plants. The pitcher plant is a carnivorous and very dangerous plant. This plant contains a fluid which attracts insects into the plant. Where they are then, trapped. The plant will absorb the nutrients from the body of the insects for their own nourishment while Victreebel is not quite as dangerous as the pitcher plant. It is pretty close. He has a very high attack level with lower defense level. This makes them angry and always on the watch.
Luvdisc is a water Pokemon who is shaped like a heart. She is based on the kissing gourami which is an adorable fish that puckers up as though he's getting ready to give a kiss when the fish kisses it's not doing so to be loving and cute it actually makes that face when it's fighting. The Luvdisc is not quite as mean as his counterpart. Though just by looking at him you know that he's one of the most lovable Pokemon. But if challenged he certainly can defend himself.
Bulbasaur is a dual type of Pokemon. He is a grass/poison Pokemon and he's been around since the first generation. He is a reptile and he's inspired by a frog. He has the exact body traits of a frog and he has a bulb on this back.
The coolest thing about Bulbasaur is that he is also traveled to Mario smash brothers. As you can see him there he has gone will put off the realm of Pokemon from time to time.