List of Pokémon by gender ratio

This is a list of Pokémon by gender ratio.

Most Pokémon are either male or female. However, depending on the species, players are more likely to encounter a Pokémon of a specific gender than the other. Gender plays a vital role in breeding, as offspring inherit the species of the mother and compatible moves from the father. However, Pokémon of either gender can be used if the partner is a Ditto.

From Generation III onward, due to how the core series Pokémon games incorrectly determine a Pokémon's gender from its personality value, the ratios stated below are idealized approximations. From Generation III to V, Pokémon are more likely to be male than the nominal ratio; from Generation VI to VII, Pokémon are more likely to be the more common gender than the nominal ratio, with Pokémon with a 1:1 ratio being unaffected; in Generation VIII, Pokémon are more likely to be the more common gender than the nominal ratio, with Pokémon with a 1:1 ratio being more likely to be male. Pokémon which are always one particular gender are unaffected.

Male only

These Pokémon only appear as male. As a result, these Pokémon are incapable of producing offspring of the same species without Ditto or a female counterpart (in the case of Nidoran♂ family and Volbeat).

# MS Name
032   Nidoran♂
033   Nidorino
034   Nidoking
106   Hitmonlee
107   Hitmonchan
128   Tauros
237   Hitmontop
313   Volbeat
414   Mothim
475   Gallade
538   Throh
539   Sawk
627   Rufflet
628   Braviary
859   Impidimp
860   Morgrem
861   Grimmsnarl

Unbreedable

Despite being gendered, these Pokémon cannot breed.

# MS Name
025   Pikachu
Original Cap
025   Pikachu
Hoenn Cap
025   Pikachu
Sinnoh Cap
025   Pikachu
Unova Cap
025   Pikachu
Kalos Cap
025   Pikachu
Alola Cap
025   Pikachu
Partner Cap
025   Pikachu
World Cap
236   Tyrogue
381   Latios
641   Tornadus
642   Thundurus
645   Landorus
658   Greninja
Battle Bond Greninja

1 ♀ : 7 ♂

These Pokémon normally appear as male, rarely female. This specific gender ratio is used to make it more difficult in breeding more of them since players usually get them as gifts or Fossils rather than catch them in the wild. Most starter Pokémon (except Pikachu) and all Fossil Pokémon introduced prior to Generation VIII are in this group, as well as some other Pokémon normally not found in the wild. In addition, two Pokémon that can be found in the wild, Combee and Salandit, are in this group, likely because only the females of these species evolve, thus creating a challenge for the player to find them.

# MS Name
001   Bulbasaur
002   Ivysaur
003   Venusaur
004   Charmander
005   Charmeleon
006   Charizard
007   Squirtle
008   Wartortle
009   Blastoise
133   Eevee
134   Vaporeon
135   Jolteon
136   Flareon
138   Omanyte
139   Omastar
140   Kabuto
141   Kabutops
142   Aerodactyl
143   Snorlax
152   Chikorita
153   Bayleef
154   Meganium
155   Cyndaquil
156   Quilava
157   Typhlosion
158   Totodile
159   Croconaw
160   Feraligatr
176   Togetic
196   Espeon
197   Umbreon
252   Treecko
253   Grovyle
254   Sceptile
255   Torchic
256   Combusken
257   Blaziken
258   Mudkip
259   Marshtomp
260   Swampert
345   Lileep
346   Cradily
347   Anorith
348   Armaldo
369   Relicanth
387   Turtwig
388   Grotle
389   Torterra
390   Chimchar
391   Monferno
392   Infernape
393   Piplup
394   Prinplup
395   Empoleon
408   Cranidos
409   Rampardos
410   Shieldon
411   Bastiodon
415   Combee
448   Lucario
468   Togekiss
470   Leafeon
471   Glaceon
495   Snivy
496   Servine
497   Serperior
498   Tepig
499   Pignite
500   Emboar
501   Oshawott
502   Dewott
503   Samurott
511   Pansage
512   Simisage
513   Pansear
514   Simisear
515   Panpour
516   Simipour
564   Tirtouga
565   Carracosta
566   Archen
567   Archeops
570   Zorua
571   Zoroark
650   Chespin
651   Quilladin
652   Chesnaught
653   Fennekin
654   Braixen
655   Delphox
656   Froakie
657   Frogadier
658   Greninja
696   Tyrunt
697   Tyrantrum
698   Amaura
699   Aurorus
700   Sylveon
722   Rowlet
723   Dartrix
724   Decidueye
725   Litten
726   Torracat
727   Incineroar
728   Popplio
729   Brionne
730   Primarina
757   Salandit
810   Grookey
811   Thwackey
812   Rillaboom
813   Scorbunny
814   Raboot
815   Cinderace
816   Sobble
817   Drizzile
818   Inteleon

Unbreedable

Despite being gendered, these Pokémon cannot breed.

# MS Name
175   Togepi
446   Munchlax
447   Riolu
891   Kubfu
892   Urshifu

1 ♀ : 3 ♂

These Pokémon usually appear as male, but can be female.

# MS Name
058   Growlithe
059   Arcanine
063   Abra
064   Kadabra
065   Alakazam
066   Machop
067   Machoke
068   Machamp
125   Electabuzz
126   Magmar
296   Makuhita
297   Hariyama
466   Electivire
467   Magmortar
532   Timburr
533   Gurdurr
534   Conkeldurr

Unbreedable

Despite being gendered, these Pokémon cannot breed.

# MS Name
239   Elekid
240   Magby

1 ♀ : 1 ♂

These Pokémon have an equal chance of being either male or female. The majority of Pokémon fall under this category.

# MS Name
010   Caterpie
011   Metapod
012   Butterfree
013   Weedle
014   Kakuna
015   Beedrill
016   Pidgey
017   Pidgeotto
018   Pidgeot
019   Rattata
020   Raticate
021   Spearow
022   Fearow
023   Ekans
024   Arbok
025   Pikachu
026   Raichu
027   Sandshrew
028   Sandslash
041   Zubat
042   Golbat
043   Oddish
044   Gloom
045   Vileplume
046   Paras
047   Parasect
048   Venonat
049   Venomoth
050   Diglett
051   Dugtrio
052   Meowth
053   Persian
054   Psyduck
055   Golduck
056   Mankey
057   Primeape
060   Poliwag
061   Poliwhirl
062   Poliwrath
069   Bellsprout
070   Weepinbell
071   Victreebel
072   Tentacool
073   Tentacruel
074   Geodude
075   Graveler
076   Golem
077   Ponyta
078   Rapidash
079   Slowpoke
080   Slowbro
083   Farfetch'd
084   Doduo
085   Dodrio
086   Seel
087   Dewgong
088   Grimer
089   Muk
090   Shellder
091   Cloyster
092   Gastly
093   Haunter
094   Gengar
095   Onix
096   Drowzee
097   Hypno
098   Krabby
099   Kingler
102   Exeggcute
103   Exeggutor
104   Cubone
105   Marowak
108   Lickitung
109   Koffing
110   Weezing
111   Rhyhorn
112   Rhydon
114   Tangela
116   Horsea
117   Seadra
118   Goldeen
119   Seaking
122   Mr. Mime
123   Scyther
127   Pinsir
129   Magikarp
130   Gyarados
131   Lapras
147   Dratini
148   Dragonair
149   Dragonite
161   Sentret
162   Furret
163   Hoothoot
164   Noctowl
165   Ledyba
166   Ledian
167   Spinarak
168   Ariados
169   Crobat
170   Chinchou
171   Lanturn
177   Natu
178   Xatu
179   Mareep
180   Flaaffy
181   Ampharos
182   Bellossom
183   Marill
184   Azumarill
185   Sudowoodo
186   Politoed
187   Hoppip
188   Skiploom
189   Jumpluff
190   Aipom
191   Sunkern
192   Sunflora
193   Yanma
194   Wooper
195   Quagsire
198   Murkrow
199   Slowking
200   Misdreavus
202   Wobbuffet
203   Girafarig
204   Pineco
205   Forretress
206   Dunsparce
207   Gligar
208   Steelix
211   Qwilfish
212   Scizor
213   Shuckle
214   Heracross
215   Sneasel
216   Teddiursa
217   Ursaring
218   Slugma
219   Magcargo
220   Swinub
221   Piloswine
223   Remoraid
224   Octillery
225   Delibird
226   Mantine
227   Skarmory
228   Houndour
229   Houndoom
230   Kingdra
231   Phanpy
232   Donphan
234   Stantler
235   Smeargle
246   Larvitar
247   Pupitar
248   Tyranitar
261   Poochyena
262   Mightyena
263   Zigzagoon
264   Linoone
265   Wurmple
266   Silcoon
267   Beautifly
268   Cascoon
269   Dustox
270   Lotad
271   Lombre
272   Ludicolo
273   Seedot
274   Nuzleaf
275   Shiftry
276   Taillow
277   Swellow
278   Wingull
279   Pelipper
280   Ralts
281   Kirlia
282   Gardevoir
283   Surskit
284   Masquerain
285   Shroomish
286   Breloom
287   Slakoth
288   Vigoroth
289   Slaking
290   Nincada
291   Ninjask
293   Whismur
294   Loudred
295   Exploud
299   Nosepass
302   Sableye
303   Mawile
304   Aron
305   Lairon
306   Aggron
307   Meditite
308   Medicham
309   Electrike
310   Manectric
311   Plusle
312   Minun
315   Roselia
316   Gulpin
317   Swalot
318   Carvanha
319   Sharpedo
320   Wailmer
321   Wailord
322   Numel
323   Camerupt
324   Torkoal
325   Spoink
326   Grumpig
327   Spinda
328   Trapinch
329   Vibrava
330   Flygon
331   Cacnea
332   Cacturne
333   Swablu
334   Altaria
335   Zangoose
336   Seviper
339   Barboach
340   Whiscash
341   Corphish
342   Crawdaunt
349   Feebas
350   Milotic
351   Castform
352   Kecleon
353   Shuppet
354   Banette
355   Duskull
356   Dusclops
357   Tropius
358   Chimecho
359   Absol
361   Snorunt
362   Glalie
363   Spheal
364   Sealeo
365   Walrein
366   Clamperl
367   Huntail
368   Gorebyss
371   Bagon
372   Shelgon
373   Salamence
396   Starly
397   Staravia
398   Staraptor
399   Bidoof
400   Bibarel
401   Kricketot
402   Kricketune
403   Shinx
404   Luxio
405   Luxray
407   Roserade
412   Burmy
417   Pachirisu
418   Buizel
419   Floatzel
420   Cherubi
421   Cherrim
422   Shellos
423   Gastrodon
424   Ambipom
425   Drifloon
426   Drifblim
427   Buneary
428   Lopunny
429   Mismagius
430   Honchkrow
434   Stunky
435   Skuntank
441   Chatot
442   Spiritomb
443   Gible
444   Gabite
445   Garchomp
449   Hippopotas
450   Hippowdon
451   Skorupi
452   Drapion
453   Croagunk
454   Toxicroak
455   Carnivine
456   Finneon
457   Lumineon
459   Snover
460   Abomasnow
461   Weavile
463   Lickilicky
464   Rhyperior
465   Tangrowth
469   Yanmega
472   Gliscor
473   Mamoswine
476   Probopass
477   Dusknoir
504   Patrat
505   Watchog
506   Lillipup
507   Herdier
508   Stoutland
509   Purrloin
510   Liepard
517   Munna
518   Musharna
519   Pidove
520   Tranquill
521   Unfezant
522   Blitzle
523   Zebstrika
524   Roggenrola
525   Boldore
526   Gigalith
527   Woobat
528   Swoobat
529   Drilbur
530   Excadrill
531   Audino
535   Tympole
536   Palpitoad
537   Seismitoad
540   Sewaddle
541   Swadloon
542   Leavanny
543   Venipede
544   Whirlipede
545   Scolipede
546   Cottonee
547   Whimsicott
550   Basculin
551   Sandile
552   Krokorok
553   Krookodile
554   Darumaka
555   Darmanitan
556   Maractus
557   Dwebble
558   Crustle
559   Scraggy
560   Scrafty
561   Sigilyph
562   Yamask
563   Cofagrigus
568   Trubbish
569   Garbodor
577   Solosis
578   Duosion
579   Reuniclus
580   Ducklett
581   Swanna
582   Vanillite
583   Vanillish
584   Vanilluxe
585   Deerling
586   Sawsbuck
587   Emolga
588   Karrablast
589   Escavalier
590   Foongus
591   Amoonguss
592   Frillish
593   Jellicent
594   Alomomola
595   Joltik
596   Galvantula
597   Ferroseed
598   Ferrothorn
602   Tynamo
603   Eelektrik
604   Eelektross
605   Elgyem
606   Beheeyem
607   Litwick
608   Lampent
609   Chandelure
610   Axew
611   Fraxure
612   Haxorus
613   Cubchoo
614   Beartic
616   Shelmet
617   Accelgor
618   Stunfisk
619   Mienfoo
620   Mienshao
621   Druddigon
624   Pawniard
625   Bisharp
626   Bouffalant
631   Heatmor
632   Durant
633   Deino
634   Zweilous
635   Hydreigon
636   Larvesta
637   Volcarona
659   Bunnelby
660   Diggersby
661   Fletchling
662   Fletchinder
663   Talonflame
664   Scatterbug
665   Spewpa
666   Vivillon
672   Skiddo
673   Gogoat
674   Pancham
675   Pangoro
676   Furfrou
677   Espurr
678   Meowstic
679   Honedge
680   Doublade
681   Aegislash
682   Spritzee
683   Aromatisse
684   Swirlix
685   Slurpuff
686   Inkay
687   Malamar
688   Binacle
689   Barbaracle
690   Skrelp
691   Dragalge
692   Clauncher
693   Clawitzer
694   Helioptile
695   Heliolisk
701   Hawlucha
702   Dedenne
704   Goomy
705   Sliggoo
706   Goodra
707   Klefki
708   Phantump
709   Trevenant
710   Pumpkaboo
711   Gourgeist
712   Bergmite
713   Avalugg
714   Noibat
715   Noivern
731   Pikipek
732   Trumbeak
733   Toucannon
734   Yungoos
735   Gumshoos
736   Grubbin
737   Charjabug
738   Vikavolt
739   Crabrawler
740   Crabominable
742   Cutiefly
743   Ribombee
744   Rockruff
745   Lycanroc
746   Wishiwashi
747   Mareanie
748   Toxapex
749   Mudbray
750   Mudsdale
751   Dewpider
752   Araquanid
753   Fomantis
754   Lurantis
755   Morelull
756   Shiinotic
759   Stufful
760   Bewear
765   Oranguru
766   Passimian
767   Wimpod
768   Golisopod
769   Sandygast
770   Palossand
771   Pyukumuku
775   Komala
776   Turtonator
777   Togedemaru
778   Mimikyu
779   Bruxish
780   Drampa
782   Jangmo-o
783   Hakamo-o
784   Kommo-o
819   Skwovet
820   Greedent
821   Rookidee
822   Corvisquire
823   Corviknight
824   Blipbug
825   Dottler
826   Orbeetle
827   Nickit
828   Thievul
829   Gossifleur
830   Eldegoss
831   Wooloo
832   Dubwool
833   Chewtle
834   Drednaw
835   Yamper
836   Boltund
837   Rolycoly
838   Carkol
839   Coalossal
840   Applin
841   Flapple
842   Appletun
843   Silicobra
844   Sandaconda
845   Cramorant
846   Arrokuda
847   Barraskewda
849   Toxtricity
850   Sizzlipede
851   Centiskorch
852   Clobbopus
853   Grapploct
862   Obstagoon
863   Perrserker
865   Sirfetch'd
866   Mr. Rime
867   Runerigus
871   Pincurchin
872   Snom
873   Frosmoth
874   Stonjourner
875   Eiscue
876   Indeedee
877   Morpeko
878   Cufant
879   Copperajah
884   Duraludon
885   Dreepy
886   Drakloak
887   Dragapult

Unbreedable

Despite being gendered, these Pokémon cannot breed.

# MS Name
172   Pichu
360   Wynaut
406   Budew
433   Chingling
438   Bonsly
439   Mime Jr.
458   Mantyke
485   Heatran
848   Toxel

3 ♀ : 1 ♂

These Pokémon usually appear as female, but can be male.

# MS Name
035   Clefairy
036   Clefable
037   Vulpix
038   Ninetales
039   Jigglypuff
040   Wigglytuff
209   Snubbull
210   Granbull
222   Corsola
300   Skitty
301   Delcatty
370   Luvdisc
431   Glameow
432   Purugly
572   Minccino
573   Cinccino
574   Gothita
575   Gothorita
576   Gothitelle
741   Oricorio
764   Comfey
864   Cursola

Unbreedable

Despite being gendered, these Pokémon cannot breed.

# MS Name
173   Cleffa
174   Igglybuff
298   Azurill

7 ♀ : 1 ♂

These Pokémon normally appear as female, rarely male.

# MS Name
667   Litleo
668   Pyroar

Female only

These Pokémon only appear as female. As a result, prior to Generation VI, they are incapable of passing Egg moves to offspring without the help of Smeargle or a male counterpart.

# MS Name
029   Nidoran♀
113   Chansey
115   Kangaskhan
124   Jynx
241   Miltank
242   Blissey
314   Illumise
413   Wormadam
416   Vespiquen
478   Froslass
548   Petilil
549   Lilligant
629   Vullaby
630   Mandibuzz
669   Flabébé
670   Floette
671   Florges
758   Salazzle
761   Bounsweet
762   Steenee
763   Tsareena
856   Hatenna
857   Hattrem
858   Hatterene
868   Milcery
869   Alcremie

Unbreedable

Despite being gendered, these Pokémon cannot breed.

# MS Name
025   Pikachu
Cosplay Pikachu
030   Nidorina
031   Nidoqueen
172   Pichu
Spiky-eared Pichu
238   Smoochum
380   Latias
440   Happiny
488   Cresselia

Gender unknown

Pokémon in these lists are gender unknown. The ones in this list can breed only with Ditto.

# MS Name
081   Magnemite
082   Magneton
100   Voltorb
101   Electrode
120   Staryu
121   Starmie
137   Porygon
233   Porygon2
292   Shedinja
337   Lunatone
338   Solrock
343   Baltoy
344   Claydol
374   Beldum
375   Metang
376   Metagross
436   Bronzor
437   Bronzong
462   Magnezone
474   Porygon-Z
479   Rotom
489   Phione
490   Manaphy
599   Klink
600   Klang
601   Klinklang
615   Cryogonal
622   Golett
623   Golurk
703   Carbink
774   Minior
781   Dhelmise
854   Sinistea
855   Polteageist
870   Falinks

Unbreedable

These Pokémon species are gender unknown and cannot breed. Most of these Pokémon are Legendary, Mythical, or Ultra Beasts.

# MS Name
132   Ditto*
144   Articuno
145   Zapdos
146   Moltres
150   Mewtwo
151   Mew
201   Unown
243   Raikou
244   Entei
245   Suicune
249   Lugia
250   Ho-Oh
251   Celebi
377   Regirock
378   Regice
379   Registeel
382   Kyogre
383   Groudon
384   Rayquaza
385   Jirachi
386   Deoxys
480   Uxie
481   Mesprit
482   Azelf
483   Dialga
484   Palkia
486   Regigigas
487   Giratina
491   Darkrai
492   Shaymin
493   Arceus
494   Victini
638   Cobalion
639   Terrakion
640   Virizion
643   Reshiram
644   Zekrom
646   Kyurem
647   Keldeo
648   Meloetta
649   Genesect
716   Xerneas
717   Yveltal
718   Zygarde
719   Diancie
720   Hoopa
721   Volcanion
772   Type: Null
773   Silvally
785   Tapu Koko
786   Tapu Lele
787   Tapu Bulu
788   Tapu Fini
789   Cosmog
790   Cosmoem
791   Solgaleo
792   Lunala
793   Nihilego
794   Buzzwole
795   Pheromosa
796   Xurkitree
797   Celesteela
798   Kartana
799   Guzzlord
800   Necrozma
801   Magearna
802   Marshadow
803   Poipole
804   Naganadel
805   Stakataka
806   Blacephalon
807   Zeraora
808   Meltan
809   Melmetal
880   Dracozolt
881   Arctozolt
882   Dracovish
883   Arctovish
888   Zacian
889   Zamazenta
890   Eternatus
893   Zarude
894   Regieleki
895   Regidrago
896   Glastrier
897   Spectrier
898   Calyrex

Trivia

  • Generation VII added the most Pokémon species whose gender is unknown, with a total of 29.
  • Prior to Generation VI, because Azurill's gender ratio does not match that of its evolved forms and its evolution is not dependent on gender, being female 75% of the time while Marill and Azumarill are female only 50% of the time, female Azurill has a 1/3 chance of evolving into a male Marill (depending on its personality value). Azurill is the only Pokémon to do this. From Generation VI on, Azurill retains its gender upon evolving, despite the gender ratios still differing.


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