List All 62 Legendary Pokémon By Generation – [Gen 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 ]

What is the Legendary Pokémon By Generation ?

Legendary Pokémon are extremely rare and often very powerful Pokémon that they are associated with legends of creation and / or destruction within their endemic regions.

Here’s a List All 62 Legendary Pokémon By Generation – [Gen 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 ] :

List Generation 1 Legendaries (1996 – 1999) : 4 Legendaries

Generation 1 Legendary Pokémon (伝説でんせつのポケモンのだいいち世代せだいDensetsu no Pokemon no Dai Ichi-sedai) to be introduced in the Pokémon series. These Pokémon first appeared in the Kanto region and are often associated with the area.

  • Total Pokémon: 151
  • New Pokémon Added: 151
  • Games: Pokémon Red, Green, Blue, Yellow
  • System: Game Boy

1. Zapdos

  • Species: Electric Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 145
  • Evolves To: Galarian Zapdos (Form)

Zapdos
  • Japanese Name: サンダー (Thunder)
  • Type: Electric/Flying
  • Group: Legendary Birds

2. Articuno

  • Species: Freeze Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 144
  • Evolves To: Galarian Articuno (Form)

Articuno
  • Japanese Name: フリーザー (Freezer)
  • Type: Ice/Flying
  • Group: Legendary Birds

3. Mewtwo

  • Species: Genetic Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 150
  • Evolves To: Mega Mewtwo X, Mega Mewtwo Y
Mewtwo
  • Japanese Name: ミュウツー (Mewtwo)
  • Type: Psychic
  • Group: Mew Duo

4. Moltres

  • Species: Flame Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 146
  • Evolves To: Galarian Moltres (Form)
Moltres
  • Japanese Name: ファイヤー (Fire)
  • Type: Fire/Flying
  • Group: Legendary Birds

List Generation 2 Legendaries (1999 – 2002) : 5 Legendaries

Generation 2 Legendary Pokémon (伝説でんせつのポケモンのだい世代せだいDensetsu no Pokemon no Dai Ni-sedai) introduced in the Pokémon series and originate within the Johto region.

  • Total Pokémon: 251
  • New Pokémon Added: 100
  • Games: Pokémon Gold and Silver, Crystal
  • System: Game Boy Color

5 . Raikou

  • Species: Thunder Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 243
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Raikou
  • Japanese Name: ライコウ (Raikou)
  • Type: Electric
  • Group: Legendary Beasts

6. Suicune

  • Species: Aurora Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 245
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Suicune
  • Japanese Name: スイクン (Suicune)
  • Type: Water
  • Group: Legendary Beasts

7. Lugia

  • Species: Diving Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 249
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Lugia
  • Japanese Name: ルギア (Lugia)
  • Type: Psychic/Flying
  • Group: Tower Duo

8. Entei

  • Species: Volcano Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 244
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Entei
  • Japanese Name: エンテイ (Entei)
  • Type: Fire
  • Group: Legendary Beasts

9. Ho-Oh

  • Species: Rainbow Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 250
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Ho-Oh
  • Japanese Name: ホウオウ (Houou)
  • Type: Fire/Flying
  • Group: Tower Duo

List Generation 3 Legendaries (2002 – 2006) : 8 Legendaries

Generation 3 Legendary Pokémon (伝説でんせつのポケモンのだい世代せだいDensetsu no Pokemon no Dai Ni-sedai) introduced in the Pokémon series and are native to the Hoenn region.

  • Total Pokémon: 386
  • New Pokémon Added: 135
  • Games: Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire, FireRed and LeafGreen, Emerald
  • System: Game Boy Advance

10. Regice

  • Species: Iceberg Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 378
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Regice
  • Japanese Name: レジアイス (Regice)
  • Type: Ice
  • Group: Legendary Titans

11. Regirock

  • Species: Rock Peak Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 377
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Regirock
  • Japanese Name: レジロック (Regirock)
  • Type: Rock
  • Group: Legendary Titans

11. Latias

  • Species: Eon Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 380
  • Evolves To: Mega Latias
Latias
  • Japanese Name: ラティアス (Latias)
  • Type: Dragon/Psychic
  • Group: Eon Duo

12. Registeel

  • Species: Iron Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 379
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Registeel
  • Japanese Name: レジスチル (Registeel)
  • Type: Steel
  • Group: Legendary Titans

13. Latios

  • Species: Eon Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 381
  • Evolves To: Mega Latios
Latios
  • Japanese Name: ラティオス (Latios)
  • Type: Dragon/Psychic
  • Group: Eon Duo

14. Groudon

  • Species: Continent Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 383
  • Evolves To: Primal Groudon
Groudon
  • Japanese Name: グラードン (Groudon)
  • Type: Ground
  • Group: Weather Trio

15. Rayquaza

  • Species: Sky High Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 384
  • Evolves To: Mega Rayquaza
Rayquaza
  • Japanese Name: レックウザ (Rayquaza)
  • Type: Dragon/Flying
  • Group: Weather Trio

16. Kyogre

  • Species: Sea Basin Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 382
  • Evolves To: Primal Kyogre
Kyogre
  • Japanese Name: カイオーガ (Kyogre)
  • Type: Water
  • Group: Weather Trio

List Generation 4 Legendaries  (2006 – 2010) : 9 Legendaries

Generation 4 Legendary Pokémon (伝説でんせつのポケモンのだい世代せだいDensetsu no Pokemon no Dai Ni-sedai) introduced in the Pokémon series . These Pokémon originate from and originally appear in the Sinnoh region.

  • Total Pokémon: 493
  • New Pokémon Added: 107
  • Games: Pokémon Diamond and Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver
  • System: Nintendo DS

17. Mesprit

  • Species: Emotion Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 481
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Mesprit
  • Japanese Name: エムリット (Emrit)
  • Type: Psychic
  • Group: Lake Guardians (Bringer of Emotion)

18. Uxie

  • Species: Knowledge Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 480
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Uxie
  • Japanese Name: ユクシー (Yuxie)
  • Type: Psychic
  • Group: Lake Guardians (Bringer of Knowledge)

19. Dialga

  • Species: Temporal Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 483
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Dialga
  • Japanese Name: ディアルガ (Dialga)
  • Type: Steel/Dragon
  • Group: Creation Trio (Time)

20. Azelf

  • Species: Willpower Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 482
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Azelf
  • Japanese Name: アグノム (Agnome)
  • Type: Psychic
  • Group: Lake Guardians (Bringer of Willpower)

21. Palkia

  • Species: Spacial Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 484
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Palkia
  • Japanese Name: パルキア (Palkia)
  • Type: Water/Dragon
  • Group: Creation Trio (Space)

22. Heatran

  • Species: Lava Dome Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 485
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Heatran
  • Japanese Name: ヒードラン (Heatran)
  • Type: Fire/Steel
  • Group: N/A

23. Regigigas

  • Species: Colossal Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 486
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Regigigas
  • Japanese Name: レジギガス (Regigigas)
  • Type: Normal
  • Group: Legendary Titans (Master)

25. Giratina

  • Species: Renegade Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 487
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Giratina
  • Japanese Name: ギラティナ (Giratina)
  • Type: Ghost/Dragon
  • Group: Creation Trio (Antimatter)

26. Cresselia

  • Species: Lunar Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 488
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Cresselia
  • Japanese Name: クレセリア (Cresselia)
  • Type: Psychic
  • Group: Lunar Duo

List Generation 5 Legendaries  (2010 – 2013) : 9 Legendaries

Generation 5 Legendary Pokémon (伝説でんせつのポケモンのだい世代せだいDensetsu no Pokemon no Dai Go-sedai) introduced in the Pokémon series . These Pokémon originate and appear in the Unova region.

  • Total Pokémon: 649
  • New Pokémon Added: 156
  • Games: Pokémon Black and White, Black 2 and White 2
  • System: Nintendo DS

27. Cobalion

  • Species: Iron Will Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 638
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Cobalion
  • Japanese Name: コバルオン (Cobalon)
  • Type: Steel/Fighting
  • Group: Swords of Justice (Presumed Leader)

28. Terrakion

  • Species: Cavern Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 639
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Terrakion
  • Japanese Name: テラキオン (Terrakion)
  • Type: Rock/Fighting
  • Group: Swords of Justice

29. Virizion

  • Species: Grassland Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 640
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Virizion
  • Japanese Name: ビリジオン (Virizion)
  • Type: Grass/Fighting
  • Group: Swords of Justice

30. Tornadus

  • Species: Cyclone Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 641
  • Evolves To: Therian Forme
Tornadus
  • Japanese Name: トルネロス (Tornelos)
  • Type: Flying
  • Group: Forces of Nature

31. Thundurus

  • Species: Bolt Strike Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 642
  • Evolves To: Therian Forme
Thundurus
  • Japanese Name: ボルトロス (Voltolos)
  • Type: Electric/Flying
  • Group: Forced of Nature

32. Landorus

  • Species: Abundance Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 645
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Landorus
  • Japanese Name: ランドロス (Landlos)
  • Type: Ground/Flying
  • Group: Forces of Nature (Trio Master)

33. Reshiram

  • Species: Vast White Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 643
  • Evolves To: White Kyurem (Fuses with Kyurem)
Reshiram
  • Japanese Name: レシラム (Reshiram)
  • Type: Dragon/Fire
  • Group: Tao Trio

34. Zekrom

  • Species: Deep Black Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 644
  • Evolves To: Black Kyurem (Fuses with Kyurem)
Zekrom
  • Japanese Name: ゼクロム (Zekrom)
  • Type: Dragon/Electric
  • Group: Tao Trio

35. Kyurem

  • Species: Boundary Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 646
  • Evolves To: White Kyurem (with Reshiram) or Black Kyurem (with Zekrom)
Kyurem
  • Japanese Name: キュレム (Kyurem)
  • Type: Dragon/Ice
  • Group: Tao Trio

List Generation 6 Legendaries  (2013 – 2016) : 3 Legendaries

Generation 6 Legendary Pokémon (伝説でんせつのポケモンのだいろく世代せだいDensetsu no Pokemon no Dai Roku-sedai ) introduced in the Pokémon series. These Pokémon originally appeared in the Kalos region.

  • Total Pokémon: 721
  • New Pokémon Added: 72
  • Games: Pokémon X and Y, Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
  • System: Nintendo 3DS

36. Xerneas

  • Species: Life Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 716
  • Evolves To: Active and Neutral Mode
Xerneas
  • Japanese Name: ゼルネアス (Xerneas)
  • Type: Fairy
  • Group: Aura Trio

37. Yveltal

  • Species: Destruction Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 717
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Yveltal
  • Japanese Name: イベルタル (Yveltal)
  • Type: Dark/Flying
  • Group: Aura Trio

38. Zygarde

  • Species: Order Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 718
  • Evolves To: 10% Forme, Complete Forme
Zygarde
  • Japanese Name: ジガルデ (Zygarde)
  • Type: Dragon/Ground
  • Group: Aura Trio

List Generation 7 Legendaries  (2016 – 2019) : 11 Legendaries

Generation 7 Legendary Pokémon introduced in the Pokémon series .  These Pokémon originally appeared in the Alola region. 

  • Total Pokémon: 802
  • New Pokémon Added: 88
  • Games: Pokémon Sun and Moon, Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, Let’s Go, Pikachu!, Let’s Go, Eevee!
  • System: Nintendo 3DS, Switch

39. Type: Null

  • Species: Synthetic Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 772
  • Evolves To: Silvally
Type: Null
  • Japanese Name: タイプ:ヌル (Type: Null)
  • Type: Normal
  • Group: N/A

40. Silvally

  • Species: Synthetic Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 773
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Silvally
  • Japanese Name: シルヴァディ (Silvady)
  • Type: Normal
  • Group: N/A

41. Tapu Koko

  • Species: Land Spirit Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 785
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Tapu Koko
  • Japanese Name: カプ・コケコ (Kapu-Kokeko)
  • Type: Electric/Fairy
  • Group: Guardian Deity (Melemele Island)

42. Tapu Lele

  • Species: Land Spirit Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 786
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Tapu Lele
  • Japanese Name: カプ・テテフ (Kapu-Tetefu)
  • Type: Psychic/Fairy
  • Group: Guardian Deity (Akala Island)

43. Tapu Bulu

  • Species: Land Spirit Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 787
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Tapu Bulu
  • Japanese Name: カプ・ブルル (Kapu-Bulul)
  • Type: Grass/Fairy
  • Group: Guardian Deity (Ula’ula Island)

44. Tapu Fini

  • Species: Land Spirit Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 788
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Tapu Fini
  • Japanese Name: カプ・レヒレ (Kapu-Rehire)
  • Type: Water/Fairy
  • Group: Guardian Deity (Poni Island)

45. Cosmog

  • Species: Nebula Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 789
  • Evolves To: Cosmoem
Cosmog
  • Japanese Name: コスモッグ (Cosmog)
  • Type: Psychic
  • Group: N/A

46. Cosmoem

  • Species: Protostar Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 790
  • Evolves To: Solgaleo or Lunala
Cosmoem
  • Japanese Name: コスモウム (Cosmovum)
  • Type: Psychic
  • Group: N/A

47. Solgaleo

  • Species: Sunne Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 791
  • Evolves To: Dusk Mane Necrozma (Fused with Necrozma)
Solgaleo
  • Japanese Name: ソルガレオ (Solgaleo)
  • Type: Psychic/Steel
  • Group: Light Trio

48. Lunala

  • Species: Moone Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 792
  • Evolves To: Dawn Wings Necrozma (Fused with Necrozma)
Lunala
  • Japanese Name: ルナアーラ (Lunala)
  • Type: Psychic/Ghost
  • Group: Light Trio

49. Necrozma

  • Species: Prism Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 800
  • Evolves To: Dusk Mane Necrozma (Fused with Solgaleo), Dawn Wings Necrozma (Fused with Lunala), Ultra Necrozma
Necrozma
  • Japanese Name: ネクロズマ (Necrozma)
  • Type: Psychic
  • Group: Light Trio

List Generation 8 Legendaries  (2019 – Present) : 13 Legendaries

Generation 8 Legendary Pokémon introduced in the Pokémon series .  These Pokémon originally appeared in the Galar region. 

  • Total Pokémon: 898
  • New Pokémon Added: 89
  • Total Legendaries: 13
  • Games: Pokémon Sword and Shield, Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, Pokémon Legends: Arceus
  • System: Nintendo Switch

50. Zacian

  • Species: Warrior Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 888
  • Evolves To: Crowned Sword (Second Form)
Zacian
  • Japanese Name: ザシアン (Zacian)
  • Type: Fairy (Fairy/Steel)
  • Group: Hero Duo

51. Zamazenta

  • Species: Warrior Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 889
  • Evolves To: Crowned Shield (Second Form)
Zamazenta
  • Japanese Name: ザマゼンタ (Zamazenta)
  • Type: Fighting (Fighting/Steel)
  • Group: Hero Duo

52. Eternatus

  • Species: Gigantic Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 890
  • Evolves To: Eternamax Eternatus (Form)
Eternatus
  • Japanese Name: ムゲンダイナ (Mugendina)
  • Type: Poison/Dragon
  • Group: N/A

53. Kubfu

  • Species: Wushu Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 891
  • Evolves To: Urshifu
Kubfu
  • Japanese Name: ダクマ (Dakuma)
  • Type: Fighting
  • Group: N/A

54. Urshifu

  • Species: Wushu Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 892
  • Evolves To: Gigantamax Urshifu (Single/Rapid)
Urshifu
  • Japanese Name: ウーラオス (Wulaosu)
  • Type: Fighting/Dark (Single) or Fighting/Water (Rapid)
  • Group: N/A

55. Regieleki

  • Species: Electron Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 894
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Regieleki
  • Japanese Name: レジエレキ (Regieleki)
  • Type: Electric
  • Group: Legendary Titans

56. Regidrago

  • Species: Dragon Orb Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 895
  • Evolves To: Unknown
Regidrago
  • Japanese Name: レジドラゴ (Regidorago)
  • Type: Dragon
  • Group: Legendary Titans

57. Glastrier

  • Species: Wild Horse Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 896
  • Evolves To: Ice Rider Calyrex (Fused with Calyrex)
Glastrier
  • Japanese Name: ブリザポス (Blizzapos)
  • Type: Ice
  • Group: N/A

58. Spectrier

  • Species: Swift Horse Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 897
  • Evolves To: Shadow Rider Calyrex (Fused with Calyrex)
Spectrier
  • Japanese Name: レイスポス (Wraithpos)
  • Type: Ghost
  • Group: N/A

59. Calyrex

  • Species: King Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 898
  • Evolves To: Ice Rider Calyrex (Fused with Glastrier) or Shadow Rider Calyrex (Fused with Spectrier)
Calyrex
  • Japanese Name: バドレックス (Budrex)
  • Type: Psychic/Grass (Psychic/Ice or Psychic/Ghost)
  • Group: N/A

60. Galarian Articuno

  • Species: Cruel Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 144
  • Evolves To: Articuno (Original Form)
Galarian Articuno
  • Japanese Name: ガラル フリーザー (Gararu Freezer)
  • Type: Psychic/Flying
  • Group: Legendary Birds

61. Galarian Zapdos

  • Species: Strong Legs Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 145
  • Evolves To: Zapdos (Original Form)
Galarian Zapdos
  • Japanese Name: ガラル サンダー (Gararu Thunder)
  • Type: Fighting/Flying
  • Group: Legendary Birds

62. Galarian Moltres

  • Species: Malevolent Pokémon
  • Pokédex Number: 146
  • Evolves To: Moltres (Original Form)
Galarian Moltres
  • Japanese Name: ガラル ファイヤー (Gararu Fire)
  • Type: Dark/Flying
  • Group: Legendary Birds

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