Dedenne Wins Pokémon Day 2021 Popularity Poll: Full Results

Popularity polls are, well, popular especially when they have to do with Pokémon.

The Pokémon Company International has posted the results of a popularity poll that it ran this past week ahead of the franchise's 25th anniversary and Dedenne, the Electric and Fairy-type Pokémon from the Kalos region, has won.

Unlike last year's poll, this year's was only held on the official Japanese site, although some savvy trainers from around the world could vote on Twitter using a special hashtag. To the surprise of many, Dedenne beat out stalwarts like Pikachu, Greninja and Charizard to be crowned the most popular Pokémon of 2021, according to Japanese fans.

Over one million votes were tallied and the top 30 Pokémon were posted, which you can see below:

  1. Dedenne (68,396)
  2. Cinccino (54,444)
  3. Sableye (45,526)
  4. Snivy (41,894)
  5. Magnemite (35,206)
  6. Swadloon (34,204)
  7. Pikachu (33,125)
  8. Buzzwole (33,077)
  9. Oshawott (32,191)
  10. Flygon (22,048)
  11. Whismur (21,529)
  12. Piplup (18,190)
  13. Chandelure (18,095)
  14. Empoleon (17,898)
  15. Luxury (17,773)
  16. Greninja (17,337)
  17. Jirachi (17,254)
  18. Charizard (16,243)
  19. Mimikyu (15,797)
  20. Inteleon (15,540)
  21. Eevee (15,524)
  22. Barbaracle (15,128)
  23. Glaceon (14,923)
  24. Spheal (14,783)
  25. Scolipede (13,806)
  26. Lilligant (13,677)
  27. Bulbasaur (13,424)
  28. Sliggoo (13,417)
  29. Lucario (13,286)
  30. Gardevoir (12,534)
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Dedenne won a recent popularity poll. The Pokemon Company/NewsGeek

The list has some interesting names on it. Aside from Dedenne, Pokémon like Cinccino, Buzzwole and Sableye making the top 10 are eye-opening. There's also plenty of unevolved Pokémon like Snivy and Magnemite in the top 10.

Last year's most popular Pokémon poll was a worldwide vote in collaboration with Google and Greninja was the number one Pokémon according to voters. In this popularity poll, the Water Pokémon the Gen 6 actually landed in the number 16 spot.

The official Japanese site also allows for rankings depending on region, which you can see breakdown below:

Kanto

  1. Magnemite
  2. Pikachu
  3. Charizard
  4. Eevee
  5. Bulbasaur
  6. Magikarp
  7. Venusaur
  8. Vulpix
  9. Wigglytuff
  10. Arcanine
  11. Flareon
  12. Jigglypuff
  13. Meowth
  14. Raichu
  15. Pinsir
  16. Caterpie
  17. Vaporeon
  18. Gengar
  19. Jolteon
  20. Charmander
  21. Slowpoke
  22. Psyduck
  23. Lapras
  24. Zapdos
  25. Squirtle
  26. Snorlax
  27. Ditto
  28. Dragonite
  29. Blastoise
  30. Butterfree

Johto

  1. Umbreon
  2. Marill
  3. Wobbuffet
  4. Azumarill
  5. Pichu
  6. Espeon
  7. Quagsire
  8. Cyndaquil
  9. Xatu
  10. Steelix
  11. Ampharos
  12. Quilava
  13. Chikorita
  14. Wooper
  15. Dunsparce
  16. Scizor
  17. Typhlosion
  18. Lanturn
  19. Lugia
  20. Furret
  21. Porygon 2
  22. Politoed
  23. Tyranitar
  24. Celebi
  25. Crobat
  26. Suicune
  27. Sentret
  28. Shuckle
  29. Totodile
  30. Misdreavus

Hoenn

  1. Sableye
  2. Flygon
  3. Whismur
  4. Jirachi
  5. Spheal
  6. Gardevoir
  7. Latios
  8. Latias
  9. Milotic
  10. Rayquaza
  11. Regirock
  12. Deoxys
  13. Swampert
  14. Azurill
  15. Blaziken
  16. Sceptile
  17. Altaria
  18. Mudkip
  19. Torchic
  20. Breloom
  21. Absol
  22. Lileep
  23. Mawile
  24. Banette
  25. Chimecho
  26. Metagross
  27. Minun
  28. Crawdaunt
  29. Kyogre
  30. Marshtomp

Sinnoh

  1. Piplup
  2. Empoleon
  3. Luxray
  4. Glaceon
  5. Lucario
  6. Leafeon
  7. Mesprit
  8. Bidoof
  9. Prinplup
  10. Bibarel
  11. Croagunk
  12. Arceus
  13. Torterra
  14. Infernape
  15. Budew
  16. Turtwig
  17. Garchomp
  18. Pachirisu
  19. Giratina
  20. Darkrai
  21. Chimchar
  22. Munchlax
  23. Gallade
  24. Shinx
  25. Lopunny
  26. Grotle
  27. Luxio
  28. Dialga
  29. Palkia
  30. Shaymin

Unova

  1. Cinccino
  2. Snivy
  3. Swadloon
  4. Oshawott
  5. Chandelure
  6. Scolipede
  7. Lilligant
  8. Tepig
  9. Hydreigon
  10. Zoroark
  11. Emolga
  12. Zekrom
  13. Serperior
  14. Simisear
  15. Audino
  16. LItwick
  17. Genesect
  18. Servine
  19. Whimsicott
  20. Samurott
  21. Sweadle
  22. Beheeyem
  23. Reuniclus
  24. Dewott
  25. Reshiram
  26. Volcarona
  27. Zorua
  28. Cofagrigus
  29. Joltik
  30. Minccino

Kalos

  1. Dedenne
  2. Greninja
  3. Barbaracle
  4. Sliggoo
  5. Sylveon
  6. Goodra
  7. Goomy
  8. Pumpkaboo
  9. Gourgeist
  10. Braixen
  11. Meowstic
  12. Florges
  13. Aegislash
  14. Fennekin
  15. Diancie
  16. Pangoro
  17. Amaura
  18. Delphox
  19. Espurr
  20. Noivern
  21. Talonflame
  22. Yveltal
  23. Zygarde
  24. Hawlucha
  25. Chespin
  26. Dragalge
  27. Doublade
  28. Fletchinder
  29. Heliolisk
  30. Hoopa

Alola

  1. Buzzwole
  2. Mimikyu
  3. Rowlet
  4. Incineroar
  5. Celesteela
  6. Sylvaly
  7. Guzzlord
  8. Decidueye
  9. Trumbeak
  10. Kartana
  11. Togedemaru
  12. Stakataka
  13. Bewear
  14. Pyukumuku
  15. Blacephelon
  16. Primarina
  17. Pheromosa
  18. Necrozma
  19. Litten
  20. Naganadel
  21. Golisopod
  22. Zeraora
  23. Tsareena
  24. Lycanroc
  25. Comfey
  26. Toucannon
  27. Xurkitree
  28. Komm-o
  29. Torracat
  30. Nihilego

Galar

  1. Inteleon
  2. Polteageist
  3. Alcremie
  4. Corviknight
  5. Grimmsnarl
  6. Urshifu
  7. Dragapult
  8. Dracovish
  9. Calyrex
  10. Sobble
  11. Pincurchin
  12. Toxel
  13. Cinderace
  14. Yamper
  15. Morpeco
  16. Greedent
  17. Scorbunny
  18. Drizzile
  19. Snom
  20. Frosmoth
  21. Eiscue
  22. Raboot
  23. Rillaboom
  24. Flapple
  25. Zamazenta
  26. Toxtricity
  27. Wooloo
  28. Falinks
  29. Indeedee
  30. Cramorant

Where did your favorite Pokemon land? Let us know in the comments section.