2/28/2016 Update: For the 20th anniversary, I have updated this article (originally posted on March 21st, 2012) with improved names. Now that Red, Blue, and Yellow have been re-released for 3DS, it is an even better time to use this list of ideas or inspiration.
One of the most rewarding experiences in the Pokémon series is giving your newly obtained companion a good nickname. However, this can often require much thought, to the point of just wanting to move on. To help the creatively challenged (or those with little time on their hands) I have compiled a list of my favorite nicknames for the original 151 Pokémon. Keep in mind that I am only including the fully evolved forms. Now then… The following is a list of some of the coolest and funniest nicknames for the first generation Pokémon. I even made sure that they fit within the 10 character limit, resulting in some intentional misspellings.