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​PKMBuy - How many Pokémon are there in the Pokémon series?

According to the authoritative website data, "Pokémon" is the third best-selling video game series in the world, with a total sales of all games of 386 million. According to HP.com, two of the 25 best-selling video games of all time belong to the Pokémon franchise, Pokémon Red/Green/Blue/Yellow and Pokémon Gold/Silver/Crystal.

Each new Pokémon entry brings a new list of Pokémon for players to discover. However, more than 20 years have passed since the first Pokémon video game was released, and Bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net says that with nearly nine generations of Pokémon, the number of discoveries continues to climb.

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How many Pokémon are there?

According to Bulbapedia, there have been 8 generations of 905 Pokémon released since 1996. The eighth and latest generation adds 96 new Pokémon, while the next generation will add an undisclosed number. The "Pokémon Scarlet" and "Pokémon Violet", scheduled for release in late 2022, will kick off the ninth generation.

Gen I

The first generation of Pokémon began in 1996 with the first 151 Pokémon in the series. Pokémon Red, Pokémon Green, Pokémon Blue, and Pokémon Yellow are the core franchises of the first generation.

Gen II

The second generation of Pokémon, starting in 1999, added 100 new Pokémon, bringing the total to 251. It features the core games "Pokémon," "Pokémon Silver," and "Pokémon Crystal."


The third generation in 2002 brought the total number of Pokémon to 386 after adding 135 new species. It added "Pokémon Rubyy", "Pokémon Sapphire", "Pokémon FireRed", "Pokémon LeafGreen" and "Pokémon Emerald" to its core game.


Gen IV

Since 2006, the fourth generation of Pokémon has added 107 new Pokémon, bringing the total to 493. This generation features Pokémon Diamond, Pokémon Pearl, Pokémon Platinum, Pokémon Heart Gold, and Pokémon Soul Silver.

Gen V

Gen V added 156 Pokémon, bringing the total to 649 Pokémon in all games. Starting in 2010, "Pokémon Black", "Pokémon White", "Pokémon Black 2" and "Pokémon White 2" were all released in this generation.

Gen VI

Starting in 2013, Generation VI added 72 new species, bringing the total to 721: "Pokémon X", "Pokémon Y", "Pokémon Omega Ruby" and "Pokémon Alpha Sapphire".


This generation added 88 Pokémon, for a total of 809 Pokémon starting in 2016. This generation features "Pokémon Sun", "Pokémon Moon", "Pokémon Ultimate Sun", "Pokémon Ultimate Moon", "Pokémon Let's Go", Pikachu! and "Pokémon: Let's go, Eevee!" "


Gen VIII added 96 Pokémon to 905. Matching Expansion Pass for "Pokémon Sword", "Pokémon Shield", "Pokémon Brilliant Diamond" and "Pokémon Shining Pearl". The latest addition, "Pokémon Legends: Arceus," releases in 2022, adding seven new Pokémon species.

'Pokémon: Scarlet,' 'Pokémon: Violet' will add new Pokémon according to the news, but the final news will have to wait for the official launch in November to know the exact information.Gen IX may add 8 new Pokémon, which will be 913 by then.

Has Pokémon GO added any new Pokémon?

No, Pokémon GO doesn't add any new Pokémon to the series. The $1.21 billion hit mobile game in 2021 has yet to add any new Pokémon, according to businessofapps.com, and is still working to integrate all of the Pokémon it has created into the game. Pokemongo.fandom.com says that the video game has yet to offer players all 905 Pokémon.

Trainers can buy Shiny Pokemon at PKMBuy.com, you can also watch YouTube videos of PKMBuy, and of course, you can also check out the Pokemon Guide on the news page. Gen VIII Pokemon is the main, and there will be Pokémon Scarlet and Violet related services later. You can Buy Arceus Pokemon now! 

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