This list is a record of the official English spellings and Chinese characters (hanzi) for Pokémon names. Names are listed by number in the order dictated by the National Pokédex, meaning that Pokémon from the Kanto region will appear first, followed by those from Johto, Hoenn, Sinnoh, and subsequent regions.
English: The official English name as dictated by Nintendo of America and used in all English-language games and merchandise.
Chinese: The official Chinese names as dictated by Nintendo HK are subdivided into two parts: Traditional and Simplified. Names in traditional characters are used in Taiwan and Hong Kong, while names written in simplified characters are used in mainland China. For informational purposes, Pinyin and Yale romanizations are provided for Mandarin and Cantonese pronunciations respectively. Former names used in various media are also listed, with their respective romanizations and region of use.