List of anime Pokémon by evolution

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This is a list of Ash, Misty, May, Dawn, Iris, Serena, Brock, Tracey, Cilan, Clemont, Lana, Kiawe, Lillie, Sophocles, Mallow, Goh, Jessie, and James's Pokémon, ordered by the speed of evolution, from fastest to slowest. It does not include any Pokémon which cannot evolve, such as Heracross, nor any that were already fully-evolved at the time of capture, such as Togekiss.

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Evolved Pokémon

Pokémon Duration Difference Circumstances
Yanma
469
Jessie's Yanmega DP080DP080 0 episodes After using Ancient Power
Weepinbell
071
James's Victreebel EP057EP057 0 episodes Evolved at Breeding Center
Weepinbell
071
James's second Victreebel EP261EP261 0 episodes Battling Ash and Casey
Pikachu
026
Goh's Raichu JN035JN035 0 episodes Battling Team Rocket after using a Thunder Stone
Milcery
869
Goh's Alcremie JN082JN082 0 episodes Holding a Strawberry Sweet and being spun around by Goh
Caterpie
011
Ash's Metapod EP002EP003 1 episode After defeating Jessie's Ekans and James's Koffing
Metapod
012
Ash's Butterfree EP003EP004 1 episode Protecting Ash from wild Beedrill
Magikarp
130
James's Gyarados EP015EP016 1 episode Angry at James for releasing it
Piloswine
473
Dawn's Mamoswine DP104DP106 2 episodes Battling Team Rocket after learning Ancient Power
Charmeleon
006
Ash's Charizard EP043EP046 3 episodes Battling a wild Aerodactyl
Silcoon
267
May's Beautifly AG024AG028 4 episodes Along with Jessie's Cascoon during battle
Cascoon
269
Jessie's Dustox AG024AG028 4 episodes Along with May's Silcoon during battle
Sliggoo
706
Ash's Goodra XY061XY065 4 episodes Protecting Ash from a fire
Wurmple
268
Goh's Cascoon JN007JN011 4 episodes Protecting themselves from Goh's Taillow
Sewaddle
541
Ash's Swadloon BW018BW023 5 episodes Battling Burgh's Whirlipede
Goomy
705
Ash's Sliggoo XY055XY061 6 episodes Battling a wild Grumpig
Wurmple
266
May's Silcoon AG014AG024 10 episodes Along with Jessie's Wurmple
Wurmple
268
Jessie's Cascoon AG014AG024 10 episodes Along with May's Wurmple
Starly
397
Ash's Staravia DP002DP013 11 episodes Battling Team Rocket
Cascoon
269
Goh's Dustox JN011JN023 12 episodes After saving energy
Scorbunny
814
Goh's Raboot JN004JN017 13 episodes Battling Team Rocket
Brionne
730
Lana's Primarina SM106SM120 14 episodes Chasing a Kyogre and helping Lana
Luxio
405
Clemont's Luxray XY048XY062 14 episodes Battling Team Rocket
Snorunt
362
Ash's Glalie AG108AG123 15 episodes Battling Team Rocket after mastering Ice Beam
Eevee
700
Serena's Sylveon XY089XY105 16 episodes Battling against James's Inkay and Miette's Slurpuff alongside Ash and Pikachu
Bounsweet
762
Mallow's Steenee SM001SM018 17 episodes Battling Team Rocket
Drizzile
818
Goh's Inteleon JN062JN078 17 episodes Battling Gizmo's Kecleon
Swinub
221
Dawn's Piloswine DP084DP104 20 episodes Battling Team Rocket
Pidove
520
Ash's Tranquill BW002BW022 20 episodes Battling wild Venipede
Gligar
472
Ash's Gliscor DP064DP085 21 episodes Saving Ash from a fall after grabbing a Razor Fang
Riolu
448
Ash's Lucario JN021JN045 24 episodes Battling Rose's Copperajah and Ferrothorn.
Meltan
809
Ash's Melmetal SM111SM138 27 episodes Combining itself with multiple other Meltan
Roggenrola
525
Ash's Boldore BW034BW061 27 episodes Battling Clay's Excadrill
Raboot
815
Goh's Cinderace JN017JN045 28 episodes Battling Oleana's Milotic
Koffing
110
James's Weezing EP002EP031 29 episodes Out of love for James
Along with Jessie's Ekans
Ekans
024
Jessie's Arbok EP002EP031 29 episodes Out of love for Jessie
Along with James's Koffing
Golbat
169
Brock's Crobat EP165EP196 31 episodes Battling Team Rocket
Monferno
392
Ash's Infernape DP132DP163 31 episodes Battling Team Rocket and protecting several Pokémon
Charmander
005
Ash's Charmeleon EP011EP043 32 episodes After battling a group of berserk Exeggutor
Fletchling
662
Ash's Fletchinder XY003XY036 33 episodes Battling Moria's Talonflame
Farfetch'd
865
Ash's Sirfetch'd JN027JN060 33 episodes Battling Rinto's Gallade after landing critical hits
Noibat
715
Ash's Noivern XY076XY110 34 episodes Saving Ash's Hawlucha from a fall
Skwovet
820
Goh's Greedent JN013JN047 34 episodes Competing in the Pokémon Grand Eating Contest
Rockruff
745D
Ash's Lycanroc SM002SM037 35 episodes Howling at the sunset with Olivia's Midday Form Lycanroc and Gladion's Midnight Form Lycanroc
Sobble
817
Goh's Drizzile JN027JN062 35 episodes Saving Goh's Oddish from a falling Sitrus Berry
Poliwag
061
Misty's Poliwhirl EP110EP151 41 episodes Battling Ash's Bulbasaur
Flabébé
670
Goh's Floette JN025JN066 41 episodes Evolved at Cerise Laboratory*
Attempting to use Grassy Terrain*
Lombre
272
Brock's Ludicolo AG063AG105 42 episodes Pulled a Water Stone out of Samantha's bag
Tranquill
521F
Ash's Unfezant BW022BW068 46 episodes Battling Skyla's Swanna
Frogadier
658
Ash's Greninja XY052XY100 48 episodes Battling Heidayu's Bisharp
Bonsly
185
Brock's Sudowoodo AG156DP014 49 episodes After escaping Team Rocket shortly after learning Mimic
Fletchinder
663
Ash's Talonflame XY036XY086 50 episodes Protecting Ash and company while battling a wild Moltres
Scyther
212
Goh's Scizor JN006JN056 50 episodes Through a trade in Wikstrom's trading machine while holding the Metal Coat
Lotad
271
Brock's Lombre AG012AG063 51 episodes After falling into a well
Dwebble
558
Cilan's Crustle BW011BW062 51 episodes Battling Team Rocket
Swadloon
542
Ash's Leavanny BW023BW074 51 episodes Battling Iris's Emolga in a training battle
Froakie
657
Ash's Frogadier XY001XY052 51 episodes Battling Saizo's Barbaracle
Treecko
253
Ash's Grovyle AG007AG066 59 episodes Battling Guy's Loudred
Fennekin
654
Serena's Braixen XY003XY064 61 episodes Battling Aria's Delphox and Aromatisse alongside Pancham
Krabby
099
Ash's Kingler EP013EP075 62 episodes After defeating Mandi's Exeggutor
Litten
726
Ash's Torracat SM001SM063 62 episodes Battling the Masked Royal's Incineroar
Steenee
763
Mallow's Tsareena SM018SM082 64 episodes After learning Stomp and while battling Team Rocket.
Grotle
389
Ash's Torterra DP100DP166 66 episodes Battling Team Rocket
Pumpkaboo
711
Jessie's Gourgeist XY011XY082 71 episodes Being traded for Count Pumpka's Mawile
Krokorok
553
Ash's Krookodile BW020BW092 72 episodes Battling Iris's Dragonite
Chikorita
153
Ash's Bayleef EP126EP199 73 episodes Protecting Ash from Team Rocket
Aipom
424
Dawn's Ambipom AG179DP060 73 episodes Battling a group of Unown shortly after learning Double Hit
Tepig
499
Ash's Pignite BW004BW077 73 episodes Battling Shamus's Emboar and Heatmor alongside Snivy
Taillow
277
Ash's Swellow AG004AG080 76 episodes Competing against Jessie's Dustox in PokéRinger
Pidgeotto
018
Ash's Pidgeot EP003EP081 78 episodes Protecting Ash from a Fearow and flock of Spearow
Charjabug
738
Sophocles's Vikavolt SM026SM106 80 episodes Saving Horacio
Torracat
727
Ash's Incineroar SM063SM143 80 episodes After defeating Professor Kukui's Incineroar
Torchic
256
May's Combusken AG001AG082 81 episodes Battling wild Breloom
Poipole
804
Ash's Naganadel SM055SM140 less than
85 episodes
Offscreen during its time in its homeworld
Grovyle
254
Ash's Sceptile AG066AG161 95 episodes Battling Team Rocket
Turtwig
388
Ash's Grotle DP005DP100 95 episodes Battling Paul's Honchkrow
Poliwhirl
186
Misty's Politoed EP151EP247 96 episodes Took Ash's King's Rock and then transferred between Pokémon Centers
Staravia
398
Ash's Staraptor DP013DP118 105 episodes Competing against Paul's Honchkrow in PokéRinger
Popplio
729
Lana's Brionne SM001SM106 105 episodes Training
Combusken
257
May's Blaziken AG082AG191 109 episodes Battling Team Rocket
Eevee
471
May's Glaceon AG157DP076 110 episodes Touching the Ice Rock on Route 217
Pineco
205
Brock's Forretress EP143EP259 116 episodes Protecting wild Pokémon from Team Rocket
Mudkip
259
Brock's Marshtomp AG025AG148 123 episodes Battling Ash's Grovyle
Chimchar
391
Ash's Monferno DP003DP132 129 episodes After defeating Paul's Ursaring
Squirtle
008
May's Wartortle AG133DP077 less than
135 episodes
Offscreen during her journey in Johto
Cyndaquil
156
Dawn's Quilava DP143DPS01 more than
48 episodes
Protecting Dawn and Shinko from a colony of Ariados.
Happiny
113
Brock's Chansey DP038DP190 152 episodes Healing other Pokémon
Zubat
042
Brock's Golbat EP006EP165 159 episodes Battling Team Rocket
Bulbasaur
Ivysaur
003
May's Venusaur AG073DP078 less than
196 episodes
Both offscreen during her journey in Johto
Phanpy
232
Ash's Donphan EP230AG154 198 episodes Battling a Team Rocket mecha
Bunnelby
660
Clemont's Diggersby XY140JN103 less than
249 episodes
During Clemont's offscreen journeys
Togepi
176
Misty's Togetic EP050AG045 269 episodes Protecting a group of Togepi from Colonel Hansen
Braixen
655
Serena's Delphox XY064JN105 less than
327 episodes
During Serena's offscreen journey in Hoenn
Onix
208
Brock's Steelix EP005AG177 less than
446 episodes
Training from Forrest
Axew
Fraxure
612
Iris's Haxorus BW001JN065 less than
491 episodes
Both offscreen during her journey in Johto
Cyndaquil
156
Ash's Quilava EP141DP182 507 episodes Battling a Team Rocket mecha
Chansey
242
Brock's Blissey DP190JNS02 ??? Offscreen during her time with Brock in Pewter City

Evolved Pokémon prior to capture

Pokémon Duration Difference Circumstances
Pichu
025
Ash's Pikachu JN001JN001 0 episodes Debuted as Pichu prior to the start of the anime; evolved before Ash obtained him in EP001
Mankey
057
Ash's Primeape EP025EP025 0 episodes Debuted as Mankey; evolved before Ash obtained it
Dragonair
149
Ash's Dragonite JN010JN010 0 episodes Debuted as Dragonair; evolved before Ash obtained it
Sandile
552
Ash's Krokorok BW003BW020 17 episodes Debuted as Sandile; evolved before Ash obtained him

Currently unevolved

Pokémon Debut Notes
Grookey
Goh's Grookey JN059
Magikarp
Goh's giant Magikarp JN024
Eevee
Lana's Eevee SM099
Vulpix
Lillie's Vulpix SM013 Does not want to evolve just yet.
Mareanie
James's Mareanie SM012
Rowlet
Ash's Rowlet SM004 Swallowed an Everstone for use with Seed Bomb
Pancham
Serena's Pancham XY047
Gible
Iris's Gible BWS02
Chespin
Clemont's Chespin XY010
Magneton
Clemont's Magneton XY009
Magnemite
Clemont's Magnemite XY009
Inkay
James's Inkay XY003
Frillish
Jessie's Frillish BW109
Palpitoad
Ash's Palpitoad BW032
Yamask
James's Yamask BW023
Scraggy
Ash's Scraggy BW017
Snivy
Ash's Snivy BW007
Pansage
Cilan's Pansage BW005
Woobat
Jessie's Woobat BW002
Oshawott
Ash's Oshawott BW001
Gible
Ash's Gible DP156
Buizel
Ash's Buizel DP034
Buneary
Dawn's Buneary DP009
Croagunk
Brock's Croagunk DP008
Piplup
Dawn's Piplup DP001 Given an Everstone; does not want to evolve
Mime Jr.
James's Mime Jr. AG147 Has not evolved despite knowing Mimic
Azurill
Misty's Azurill AG132
Munchlax
May's Munchlax AG117
Skitty
May's Skitty AG047
Corphish
Ash's Corphish AG023
Cacnea
James's Cacnea AG006
Totodile
Ash's Totodile EP151
Scyther
Tracey's Scyther EP097
Marill
Tracey's Marill EP087
Venonat
Tracey's Venonat EP084
Shellder
Jessie's Shellder EP066
Lickitung
Jessie's Lickitung EP052 Did not have an evolution at the time when it was
traded; Lickilicky was introduced in Generation IV
Growlithe
James's Growlithe EP048
Porygon
Jessie's Porygon EP038 Did not have an evolution at the time when it was
released; Porygon2 was introduced in Generation II
Vulpix
Brock's Vulpix EP028
Psyduck
Misty's Psyduck EP027
Horsea
Misty's Horsea EP019
Squirtle
Ash's Squirtle EP012
Bulbasaur
Ash's Bulbasaur EP010 Does not want to evolve
Staryu
Misty's Staryu EP006
Geodude
Brock's Geodude EP005
Goldeen
Misty's Goldeen EP002
Meowth
Team Rocket's Meowth EP002 Believes he cannot evolve; hates Persian

List of Eggs

Pokémon Duration Difference Notes
Riolu
Ash's Riolu JN021JN021 0 episodes
Noibat
Ash's Noibat XY076XY076 0 episodes
Cyndaquil
Dawn's Cyndaquil DP143DP143 0 episodes
Phanpy
Ash's Phanpy EP228EP230 2 episodes
Togepi
Misty's Togepi EP046EP050 4 episodes
Happiny
Brock's Happiny DP033DP038 5 episodes
Scraggy
Ash's Scraggy BW012BW017 5 episodes
Vulpix
Lillie's Vulpix SM008SM013 5 episodes
Eevee
May's Eevee AG150AG157 7 episodes
Mudkip
Brock's Mudkip Prior to AG025 Unknown Debuted as Mudkip; Egg not seen; hatched before Brock obtained it
Azurill
Misty's Azurill Prior to AG132 Unknown Debuted as Azurill; Egg not seen
Axew
Iris's Axew Prior to BW001 Unknown Debuted as Axew; Egg not seen; hatched before Iris obtained it
Froakie
Ash's Froakie Prior to XY001 Unknown Debuted as Froakie; hatched before Ash obtained it
Rowlet
Ash's Rowlet Prior to SM004 Unknown Debuted as Rowlet; hatched before Ash obtained it


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