The characters populating the world of Pokémon are kind of...special. Some will make you laugh. Some will make you scratch your head. Some will just be kind of random—but that's exactly what makes them so good, as far as fans of the franchise are concerned.
It's the agonizing choice and neverending debate of a generation: Bulbasaur, Charmander, or Squirtle? Picking one of the Kanto starter Pokémon is usually a gut choice, based on past experience or which one looks cooler. But what if there was a way to know, objectively, the best one? Well, now we do, thanks to science.