List of anime Pokémon by evolution

This is a list of Ash, Misty, May, Dawn, Iris, Serena, Brock, Tracey, Cilan, Clemont, Lana, Kiawe, Lillie, Sophocles, Mallow, Goh, Liko, Roy, 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 debut, such as Togekiss.

Spoiler warning: this article may contain major plot or ending details.

Evolved Pokémon

Pokémon Duration Difference Circumstances
   Jessie's Yanmega DP080DP080 0 episodes After using Ancient Power
   James's Victreebel EP057EP057 0 episodes Evolved at Breeding Center
   James's second Victreebel EP261EP261 0 episodes Battling Ash and Casey
   Goh's Raichu JN035JN035 0 episodes Battling Team Rocket after using a Thunder Stone
   Goh's Alcremie JN082JN082 0 episodes Holding a Strawberry Sweet and being spun around by Goh
   Ash's Metapod EP002EP003 1 episode After defeating Jessie's Ekans and James's Koffing
   Ash's Butterfree EP003EP004 1 episode Protecting Ash from wild Beedrill
   James's Gyarados EP015EP016 1 episode Angry at James for releasing it
   Dawn's Mamoswine DP104DP106 2 episodes Battling Team Rocket after learning Ancient Power
   Ash's Charizard EP043EP046 3 episodes Battling a wild Aerodactyl
   May's Beautifly AG024AG028 4 episodes Along with Jessie's Cascoon during battle
   Jessie's Dustox AG024AG028 4 episodes Along with May's Silcoon during battle
   Ash's Goodra XY061XY065 4 episodes Protecting Ash from a fire
   Goh's Cascoon JN007JN011 4 episodes Protecting themselves from Goh's Taillow
   Ash's Swadloon BW018BW023 5 episodes Battling Burgh's Whirlipede
   Goh's Frogadier JN103JN108 5 episodes Training with Chloe's Eevee
   Ash's Sliggoo XY055XY061 6 episodes Battling a wild Grumpig
   May's Silcoon AG014AG024 10 episodes Along with Jessie's Wurmple
   Jessie's Cascoon AG014AG024 10 episodes Along with May's Wurmple
   Ash's Staravia DP002DP013 11 episodes Battling Team Rocket
   Goh's Dustox JN011JN023 12 episodes After saving energy
   Goh's Raboot JN004JN017 13 episodes Battling Team Rocket
   Lana's Primarina SM106SM120 14 episodes Chasing a Kyogre and helping Lana
   Clemont's Luxray XY048XY062 14 episodes Battling Team Rocket
   Ash's Glalie AG108AG123 15 episodes Battling Team Rocket after mastering Ice Beam
   Goh's Exeggutor JN021JN037 16 episodes After using a Leaf Stone found by Professor Cerise's Yamper
   Serena's Sylveon XY089XY105 16 episodes Battling against James's Inkay and Miette's Slurpuff alongside Ash and Pikachu
   Goh's Inteleon JN062JN078 16 episodes Battling Gizmo's Kecleon
   Mallow's Steenee SM001SM018 17 episodes Battling Team Rocket
   Dawn's Piloswine DP084DP104 20 episodes Battling Team Rocket
   Ash's Tranquill BW002BW022 20 episodes Battling wild Venipede
   Ash's Gliscor DP064DP085 21 episodes Saving Ash from a fall after grabbing a Razor Fang
   Ash's Lucario JN021JN045 24 episodes Battling Rose's Copperajah and Ferrothorn.
   Ash's Melmetal SM111SM138 27 episodes Combining itself with multiple other Meltan
   Ash's Boldore BW034BW061 27 episodes Battling Clay's Excadrill
   Goh's Cinderace JN017JN045 28 episodes Battling Oleana's Milotic
   James's Weezing EP002EP031 29 episodes Out of love for James
Along with Jessie's Ekans
   Jessie's Arbok EP002EP031 29 episodes Out of love for Jessie
Along with James's Koffing
   Brock's Crobat EP165EP196 31 episodes Battling Team Rocket
   Ash's Infernape DP132DP163 31 episodes Battling Team Rocket and protecting several Pokémon
   Ash's Charmeleon EP011EP043 32 episodes After battling a group of berserk Exeggutor
   Ash's Fletchinder XY003XY036 33 episodes Battling Moria's Talonflame
   Ash's Sirfetch'd JN027JN060 33 episodes Battling Rinto's Gallade after landing critical hits
   Ash's Noivern XY076XY110 34 episodes Saving Ash's Hawlucha from a fall
   Goh's Greedent JN013JN047 34 episodes Competing in the Pokémon Grand Eating Contest
   Ash's Lycanroc SM002SM037 35 episodes Howling at the sunset with Olivia's Midday Form Lycanroc and Gladion's Midnight Form Lycanroc
   Goh's Drizzile JN027JN062 35 episodes Saving Goh's Oddish from a falling Sitrus Berry
   Goh's five Floette JN025JN066 41 episodes After racing each other
   Misty's Poliwhirl EP110EP151 41 episodes Battling Ash's Bulbasaur
   Goh's Floette JN025JN066 41 episodes Evolved at Cerise Laboratory*
Attempting to use Grassy Terrain*
   Brock's Ludicolo AG063AG105 42 episodes Pulled a Water Stone out of Samantha's bag
   Ash's Unfezant BW022BW068 46 episodes Battling Skyla's Swanna
   Ash's Greninja XY052XY100 48 episodes Battling Heidayu's Bisharp
   Brock's Sudowoodo AG156DP014 49 episodes After escaping Team Rocket shortly after learning Mimic
   Ash's Talonflame XY036XY086 50 episodes Protecting Ash and company while battling a wild Moltres
   Goh's Scizor JN006JN056 50 episodes Through a trade in Wikstrom's trading machine while holding the Metal Coat
   Brock's Lombre AG012AG063 51 episodes After falling into a well
   Cilan's Crustle BW011BW062 51 episodes Battling Team Rocket
   Ash's Leavanny BW023BW074 51 episodes Battling Iris's Emolga in a training battle
   Ash's Frogadier XY001XY052 51 episodes Battling Saizo's Barbaracle
   Ash's Grovyle AG007AG066 59 episodes Battling Guy's Loudred
   Serena's Braixen XY003XY064 61 episodes Battling Aria's Delphox and Aromatisse alongside Pancham
   Ash's Kingler EP013EP075 62 episodes After defeating Mandi's Exeggutor
   Ash's Torracat SM001SM063 62 episodes Battling the Masked Royal's Incineroar
   Mallow's Tsareena SM018SM082 64 episodes After learning Stomp and while battling Team Rocket.
   Ash's Torterra DP100DP166 66 episodes Battling Team Rocket
   Jessie's Gourgeist XY011XY082 71 episodes Being traded for Count Pumpka's Mawile
   Ash's Krookodile BW020BW092 72 episodes Battling Iris's Dragonite
   Ash's Bayleef EP126EP199 73 episodes Protecting Ash from Team Rocket
   Dawn's Ambipom AG179DP060 73 episodes Battling a group of Unown shortly after learning Double Hit
   Ash's Pignite BW004BW077 73 episodes Battling Shamus's Emboar and Heatmor alongside Snivy
   Ash's Swellow AG004AG080 76 episodes Competing against Jessie's Dustox in PokéRinger
   Ash's Pidgeot EP003EP081 78 episodes Protecting Ash from a Fearow and flock of Spearow
   Sophocles's Vikavolt SM026SM106 80 episodes Saving Horacio
   Ash's Incineroar SM063SM143 80 episodes After defeating Professor Kukui's Incineroar
   May's Combusken AG001AG082 81 episodes Battling wild Breloom
   Ash's Naganadel SM055SM140 less than
85 episodes
Offscreen during its time in its homeworld
   Ash's Sceptile AG066AG161 95 episodes Battling Team Rocket
   Ash's Grotle DP005DP100 95 episodes Battling Paul's Honchkrow
   Misty's Politoed EP151EP247 96 episodes Took Ash's King's Rock and then transferred between Pokémon Centers
   Ash's Staraptor DP013DP118 105 episodes Competing against Paul's Honchkrow in PokéRinger
   Lana's Brionne SM001SM106 105 episodes Training
   May's Blaziken AG082AG191 109 episodes Battling Team Rocket
   May's Glaceon AG157DP076 110 episodes Touching the Ice Rock on Route 217
   Brock's Forretress EP143EP259 116 episodes Protecting wild Pokémon from Team Rocket
   Brock's Marshtomp AG025AG148 123 episodes Battling Ash's Grovyle
   Ash's Monferno DP003DP132 129 episodes After defeating Paul's Ursaring
   May's Wartortle AG133DP077 less than
135 episodes
Offscreen during her journey in Johto
   Dawn's Quilava DP143DPS01 more than
48 episodes
Protecting Dawn and Shinko from a colony of Ariados.
   Brock's Chansey DP038DP190 152 episodes Healing other Pokémon
   Brock's Golbat EP006EP165 159 episodes Battling Team Rocket
    May's Venusaur AG073DP078 less than
196 episodes
Both offscreen during her journey in Johto
   Ash's Donphan EP230AG154 198 episodes Battling a Team Rocket mecha
   Misty's Togetic EP050AG045 269 episodes Protecting a group of Togepi from Colonel Hansen
   Serena's Delphox XY064JN105 less than
327 episodes
During Serena's offscreen journey in Hoenn
   Clemont's Diggersby XY140JN103 less than
388 episodes
During Clemont's offscreen journeys
   Brock's Steelix EP005AG177 less than
446 episodes
Training from Forrest
    Iris's Haxorus BW001JN065 less than
491 episodes
Both offscreen during her journey in Johto
   Ash's Quilava EP141DP182 507 episodes Battling a Team Rocket mecha
   Brock's Blissey DP190JNS02 ??? Offscreen during her time with Brock in Pewter City
   Tracey's Venomoth EP084JN147 Between 141 and 1147 episodes Offscreen during its time with Tracey at Professor Oak's lab

Evolved Pokémon prior to capture

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

Currently unevolved

Pokémon Debut Notes
  Liko's Hatenna HZ021
  Roy's Wattrel HZ013
  Roy's Fuecoco HZ002
  Liko's Sprigatito HZ001
  Misty's Clauncher JN138
  Goh's Graveler JN102
  Goh's Golbat JN102
  Goh's Gossifleur JN100
  Goh's Slowpoke JN097
  Goh's Hoothoot JN094
  Goh's Galarian Corsola JN092
  Goh's Murkrow JN083
  Goh's Voltorb JN081
  Goh's Roggenrola JN080
  Goh's Alolan Geodude JN076
  Goh's Pidgeotto JN070
  Goh's Panpour JN065
  Goh's Pansear JN065
  Goh's Bellsprout JN060
  Goh's Grookey JN059
  Goh's Morelull JN055
  Goh's Drowzee JN053
  Goh's Diglett JN052
  Goh's Geodude JN051
  Goh's Boldore JN050
  Goh's Krabby JN046
  Goh's Mankey JN046
  Goh's Bunnelby JN042
  Goh's Chinchou JN039
  Goh's Vibrava JN036
  Goh's Trapinch JN036
  Goh's Pineco JN032
  Goh's Wingull JN031
  Goh's Fletchling JN025
  Goh's Phantump JN025
  Goh's Scatterbug JN025
  Goh's Binacle JN025
  Goh's giant Magikarp JN024
  Goh's Magikarp JN024
  Goh's Goldeen JN024
  Goh's Ekans JN020
  Goh's Grimer JN020
  Goh's Poliwag JN020
  Goh's Oddish JN020
  Goh's Nidoran♂ JN020
  Goh's Nidoran♀ JN020
  Goh's Pidgey JN020
  Goh's Rattata JN019
  Goh's Spearow JN018
  Goh's Cubone JN015
  Goh's Sandile JN014
  Goh's Misdreavus JN009
  Goh's Stantler JN009
  Goh's Sentret JN009
  Goh's Mantyke JN008
  Goh's Tentacool JN008
  Goh's Taillow JN007
  Goh's Venonat JN006
  Goh's Kakuna JN006
  Goh's Weedle JN006
  Goh's Paras JN006
  Goh's Metapod JN006
  Goh's Caterpie JN006
  Lana's Eevee SM099
  Lillie's Vulpix SM013 Does not want to evolve just yet.
  James's Mareanie SM012
  Ash's Rowlet SM004 Swallowed an Everstone for use with Seed Bomb
  Serena's Pancham XY047
  Iris's Gible BWS02
  Clemont's Chespin XY010
  Clemont's Magneton XY009
  Clemont's Magnemite XY009
  James's Inkay XY003
  Jessie's Frillish BW109
  Ash's Palpitoad BW032
  James's Yamask BW023
  Ash's Scraggy BW017
  Ash's Snivy BW007
  Cilan's Pansage BW005
  Jessie's Woobat BW002
  Ash's Oshawott BW001
  Ash's Gible DP156
  Ash's Buizel DP034
  Dawn's Buneary DP009
  Brock's Croagunk DP008
  Dawn's Piplup DP001 Given an Everstone; does not want to evolve
  James's Mime Jr. AG147 Has not evolved despite knowing Mimic
  Misty's Azurill AG132
  May's Munchlax AG117
  May's Skitty AG047
  Ash's Corphish AG023
  James's Cacnea AG006
  Ash's Totodile EP151
  Tracey's Scyther EP097
  Tracey's Marill EP087
  Jessie's Shellder EP066 Attached to a Slowbro's tail
  Jessie's Lickitung EP052 Did not have an evolution at the time when it was
traded; Lickilicky was introduced in Generation IV
  James's Growlithe EP048
  Jessie's Porygon EP038 Did not have an evolution at the time when it was
released; Porygon2 was introduced in Generation II
  Brock's Vulpix EP028
  Misty's Psyduck EP027
  Misty's Horsea EP019
  Ash's Squirtle EP012
  Ash's Bulbasaur EP010 Does not want to evolve
  Misty's Staryu EP006
  Brock's Geodude EP005
  Misty's Goldeen EP002
  Team Rocket's Meowth EP002 Believes he cannot evolve; hates Persian

List of Eggs

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

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