Gaming Quiz / Pokémon Name Origin (Generation I)

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Can you name the 1st Generation Pokémon by the origin of their names?

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Name OriginPokémonType
starfish + youWater
a kabuto (a Japanese helmet)Rock/Water
volt + orbElectric
sand + shrewGround
mimePsychic
butterfly + freeBug/Flying
executor + eggGrass/Psychic
from its Japanese name 'Laplace'Water/Ice
onyx, a type of mineralRock/Ground
(water) vapor + eon Water
jolt + eonElectric
'ditto' meaning 'copy'Normal
zap + dos (Spanish for 'two')Electric/Flying
vulpine (fox) + six (tails)Fire
flare + eonFire
slow + brotherWater/Psychic
needle (female)Poison
ivy + dinosaurGrass/Poison
hypnosisPsychic
char + chameleonFire
nine + tailsFire
kabuto + topsRock/Water
clef (music) + fairyNormal
arcane (mysterious) + canine (dog)Fire
parasite + insectBug/Grass
magic word #2Psychic
marrow (bone marrow) + whackGround
coughingPoison
fear + sparrowNormal/Flying
pony + tailFire
grime + slimmer (type of mold)Poison
dig + let (little)Ground
ammonite + starRock/Water
mew + twoPsychic
pincerBug
muck (like mud or slime)Poison
king + anglerWater
bulb(ous) + dinosaurGrass/Poison
sea + kingWater
sea horseWater
purr + PersiaNormal
vile (smelly) + plumeGrass/Poison
pidgeonNormal/Flying
ammonite (ancient seashell mollusk)Rock/Water
'snake' spelled backwardsPoison
wiggly + tough or tuff (short for 'tuffet')Normal
arctic + uno (Spanish for 'one')Ice/Flying
needle + 'a' to distinguish femininityPoison
execute + eggGrass/Psychic
a bull as in the constellation TaurusNormal
starfish + meWater/Psychic
Name OriginPokémonType
scytheBug/Flying
mew (sound a cat makes)Psychic
far-fetched (meaning unusual/impossible)Normal/Flying
magic word #3Psychic
goldfish + queenWater
aero ('air') + pteradactylRock/Flying
E + V, the first two letters in 'evolve'Normal
meow (sound a cat makes)Normal
blast + tortoiseWater
a slow poke (name you call someone when they are being slow)Water/Psychic
poliwog + whirl (referring to its belly)Water
needle + kingPoison/Ground
rhino + hornGround/Rock
gravelRock/Ground
char + lizardFire/Flying
rai (Jap. for 'thunder' + chuElectric
sand + slashGround
dodo (bird) + duoNormal/Flying
electric + buzzElectric
lick + it + tongueNormal
magmaFire
venus (fly trap) + dinosaurGrass/Poison
hitman (mon, short for 'monster') + chan (Jackie Chan)Fighting
tangleGrass
drowsy Psychic
poliwog + wrathWater/Fighting
dragon + airDragon
Japanese word 'gyakusatsu' meaning 'massacre' + dosWater/Flying
poliwog + wagWater
clef (music) + fableNormal
macho + chopFighting
cueball + boneGround
sea dragonWater
weevil + needleBug/Poison
snore + relaxNormal
dragon + tinyDragon
dew + dugong (kind of manatee)Water/Ice
needle + queenPoison/Ground
hauntGhost/Poison
monkeyFighting
macho + chokeFighting
magnet + mite (suffix for some metallic materials)Electric/Steel
gol ('good as gold') + batPoison/Flying
primate + apeFighting
polygon Normal
molten + tres (Spanish for 'three')Fire/Flying
odd + radishGrass/Poison
needle (male)Poison
pika (Jap. for 'sparks') + chu (sound a mouse makes)Electric
gas + ghastlyGhost/Poison
growl + lithe (limber)Fire
Name OriginPokémonType
pidgeonNormal/Flying
bee + drillBug/Poison
a golem, from medieval and Hebrew legendsRock/Ground
dodo (bird) + trioNormal/Flying
jiggly + puffNormal
squirt + turtleWater
dragon + knightDragon/Flying
magnet + ton (larger than its previous form)Electric/Steel
magic word #1Psychic
gol ('good as gold') + duckWater
tentacle + cruelWater/Poison
war + tortoise + turtleWater
venom + gnatBug/Poison
jinxIce/Psychic
shell + oysterWater
rapid + dashFire
parasiteBug/Grass
geode + dudeRock/Ground
char + salamanderFire
spear + sparrowNormal/Flying
pidgeonNormal/Flying
ratNormal
wheezingPoison
rat + eradicateNormal
dug + trio (three)Ground
batPoison/Flying
bell (plant) + sproutGrass/Poison
crab + crabby (cranky)Water
metamorphosis + podBug
an electrode (an electric conductor)Electric
chanceNormal
venom + mothBug/Poison
hitman (mon, short for 'monster') + lee (Bruce Lee)Fighting
clamp + oysterWater/Ice
magic + carp (even though it isn't very magical)Water
sealWater
macho + champFighting
psy (psychic) + duckWater
cocoonBug/Poison
victory + tree + bell (plant)Grass/Poison
caterpillar + pie (as in 'cutie-pie')Bug
weeping + bell (plant)Grass/Poison
gloom(y) + bloomGrass/Poison
rhino + don ('tooth' in Latin)Ground/Rock
Genghis Khan + kangarooNormal
'cobra' spelled backwards, with a k insteadPoison
shortening of 'doppelgänger', a ghostly double of a personGhost/Poison
needle + 'o' to distinguish masculinityPoison
tentacle + coolWater/Poison

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