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

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