* Generation VII introduced the most [[Legendary Pokémon]], with eleven.
* Generation VII introduced the first main female antagonist in the [[core series]], [[Lusamine]].
* Generation VII includes the most amount of core series games, having a total of six; this surpasses the previous record of five held by Generations III and IV.
* Generation VII is the first generation to remake [[Generation I|a previous generation]] that has already been remade in [[Generation III|another previous generation]].
* Generation VII is the first generation in which core series games were released in every year of the generation in all territories.