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

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