We all know that Pokemon is a huge deal. The franchise has been around for almost 30 years now and fans are still devoted to the characters, battling them in the game and collecting them in real life. With so many people being obsessed with this, it’s no surprise that some of them would want to get tattoos of their favorite Pokemon!

To inspire you, we’ve rounded up some of the best Pokemon tattoos for you! Keep scrolling.

1. Realistic Pikachu Tattoo

Pikachu nails are a great way to show your love of Pokemon. Pikachu is a yellow mouse-like creature with long ears and red cheeks, and it is the most famous Pokemon. Let's go and get it.
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Pikachu nails are a great way to show your love of Pokemon. Pikachu is a yellow mouse-like creature with long ears and red cheeks, and it is the most famous Pokemon. Let’s go and get it.

2. Charizard Tattoo

Charizard is a fire-flying Pokemon that evolves from Chameleon at level 36. This cute creature has the ability to shoot fireballs from its mouth. Getting a tattoo of it sounds like a great idea with its bright colors.
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Charizard is a fire-flying Pokemon that evolves from Chameleon at level 36. This cute creature has the ability to shoot fireballs from its mouth. Getting a tattoo of it sounds like a great idea with its bright colors.

3. Caterpie Tattoo

Caterpie tattoos are a popular choice for people who want to get inked but aren't quite sure what they want, or for people who just love the cute little bug. With its uniqueness among other Pokemon because of its appearance, caterpies are a great tattoo idea.
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Caterpie tattoos are a popular choice for people who want to get inked but aren’t quite sure what they want, or for people who just love the cute little bug. With its uniqueness among other Pokemon because of its appearance, caterpies are a great tattoo idea.

4. Blastoise Tattoo

Many people choose to get a tattoo of Blastoise as a way to pay homage to their favorite Pokemon, or because they like how it looks on other people's bodies. Why don't you get a tortoise-like creature with a shell on its back?
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Many people choose to get a tattoo of Blastoise as a way to pay homage to their favorite Pokemon, or because they like how it looks on other people’s bodies. Why don’t you get a tortoise-like creature with a shell on its back?

5. Cyndaquil Tattoo

Cyndaquil is a fire-type Pokemon that is small, quadrupedal creature with sharp teeth and claws. Its fur is usually a shade of brown with stripes of cream or gold on its back and tail.
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Cyndaquil is a fire-type Pokemon that is small, quadrupedal creature with sharp teeth and claws. Its fur is usually a shade of brown with stripes of cream or gold on its back and tail.

6. Nidorina Tattoo

Nidorina is a Pokemon that first appeared in the second generation of video games, back in 1996. It's one of the few Pokemon that can evolve into multiple other Pokemon. Give it a shot for your next tattoo.
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Nidorina is a Pokemon that first appeared in the second generation of video games, back in 1996. It’s one of the few Pokemon that can evolve into multiple other Pokemon. Give it a shot for your next tattoo.

7. Oddish Tattoo

The tattoo above is a grass type pokemon that evolves into gloom and then into vileplume. It has a flower on its head that changes color depending on its mood. Plus, it looks super-cute.
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The tattoo above is a grass type pokemon that evolves into gloom and then into vileplume. It has a flower on its head that changes color depending on its mood. Plus, it looks super-cute.

8. Groudon Tattoo

Groudon is a fire-type legendary Pokemon. It is the final evolved form of Charizard, and it is capable of learning the most powerful fire-type moves. With the tattoo, you will feel Groudon to the fullest since it looks so real.
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Groudon is a fire-type legendary Pokemon. It is the final evolved form of Charizard, and it is capable of learning the most powerful fire-type moves. With the tattoo, you will feel Groudon to the fullest since it looks so real.

9. Pokeball Tattoo

Once it was one of the most popular games. Yes, we are talking about
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Once it was one of the most popular games. Yes, we are talking about “Pokeball”. It is a pokemon game where you catch and train pokemon. You can use the pokeball by throwing it at Pokemon and then the Pokemon will be inside the pokeball. If you are a fan of this game, go and get it.

10. Umbreon Tattoo

How about cats? Umbreon is based on a cat and he is the evolved form of Eevee, who is a Pokemon that can evolve into many forms depending on their primary stats. Let's get a tattoo of this classy cat.
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How about cats? Umbreon is based on a cat and he is the evolved form of Eevee, who is a Pokemon that can evolve into many forms depending on their primary stats. Let’s get a tattoo of this classy cat.

11. Leafeon Tattoo

This creature's got a lot of neat features, including ears and legs that are green, leaves for fur/clothing, and a tail that looks like a plant stem. The name comes from the word
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This creature’s got a lot of neat features, including ears and legs that are green, leaves for fur/clothing, and a tail that looks like a plant stem. The name comes from the word “leaf” and the word “eon”, which means “long time”. So basically, it’s a Pokemon with long-lasting leaves.

12. Pokemon Tattoo on Calves

Pokemon tattoos are a popular choice for tattoo enthusiasts. If you can't decide on which Pokemon character to ink on your body, why don't you try combining different characters in one tattoo design?
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Pokemon tattoos are a popular choice for tattoo enthusiasts. If you can’t decide on which Pokemon character to ink on your body, why don’t you try combining different characters in one tattoo design?

13. Vivid Bulbasaur Tattoo

Bulbasaur is one of the original 151 Pokemon. It's a grass type and its Japanese name is
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Bulbasaur is one of the original 151 Pokemon. It’s a grass type and its Japanese name is “dinosaur”. This Pokemon can survive in almost any environment. The blue and green colors of this tattoo looks totally amazing!

14. Eevee Tattoo

Eeeve is a character that has become something of a symbol for the anime and video game communities. It's a bit like a Pikachu or Pikachu-type Pokemon and it's so cute and cuddly, but also has some spunk.
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Eeeve is a character that has become something of a symbol for the anime and video game communities. It’s a bit like a Pikachu or Pikachu-type Pokemon and it’s so cute and cuddly, but also has some spunk.

15. Piplup and Torchic Tattoo

This cute pair is definitely a great choice if you want to have a Pokemon tattoo that rocks! Piplup and Torchic will warm your heart for sure. The little heart symbol between them symbolizes their cuteness, too.
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This cute pair is definitely a great choice if you want to have a Pokemon tattoo that rocks! Piplup and Torchic will warm your heart for sure. The little heart symbol between them symbolizes their cuteness, too.

16. Dragapult Tattoo

Dragapult is a type of Pokémon that you can find in the game Ingress, which is also owned by Niantic. It's a fairly common Pokémon that doesn't have any special abilities.
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Dragapult is a type of Pokémon that you can find in the game Ingress, which is also owned by Niantic. It’s a fairly common Pokémon that doesn’t have any special abilities.

17. Garurumon & Gatomon Tattoo

Garurumon and Gatomon are Digimon, which are basically digital monsters. They're also a part of the series that includes Pokemon. They're like the Pokemon equivalent of cats, but they're more like wolves than house cats. Go and get a tattoo of them.
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Garurumon and Gatomon are Digimon, which are basically digital monsters. They’re also a part of the series that includes Pokemon. They’re like the Pokemon equivalent of cats, but they’re more like wolves than house cats. Go and get a tattoo of them.

18. Slowpoke Tattoo

Slowpoke is a water-type Pokemon that is super-cute. Slowpoke's tail has a Shellder clamped to it, which causes it to talk slowly. Let's get a tattoo of this pinky animal to shine!
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Slowpoke is a water-type Pokemon that is super-cute. Slowpoke’s tail has a Shellder clamped to it, which causes it to talk slowly. Let’s get a tattoo of this pinky animal to shine!

19. Growlithe Tattoo

Growlithe is a fire-type Pokemon. It evolves from a puppy to a dog, an then into a ferocious beast. If you are considering getting this Pokemon tattooed on your body, just know that you will look great. So, go and get it!
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Growlithe is a fire-type Pokemon. It evolves from a puppy to a dog, an then into a ferocious beast. If you are considering getting this Pokemon tattooed on your body, just know that you will look great. So, go and get it!

20. Haunter Tattoo

Haunter is a ghost-type pokemon. It is known to be a very clever pokemon and it uses its abilities to trick you into thinking that it isn't real. Being able to hide itself in walls and other objects, Haunter is amazing.
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Haunter is a ghost-type pokemon. It is known to be a very clever pokemon and it uses its abilities to trick you into thinking that it isn’t real. Being able to hide itself in walls and other objects, Haunter is amazing.

21. Kirby Tattoo

This cute little creature lives in his dome-shaped home in Dream Land. It is the major non-Pokemon of the series Pokemon Dream Warriors but you can still get it as a tattoo, though.
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This cute little creature lives in his dome-shaped home in Dream Land. It is the major non-Pokemon of the series Pokemon Dream Warriors but you can still get it as a tattoo, though.

22. Lechonk Tattoo

Lechonk is a pokemon that looks like a pig with a leek on its head. It is said that it has an excellent sense of smell. Plus, it looks adorable. Why don't you give it a shot?
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Lechonk is a pokemon that looks like a pig with a leek on its head. It is said that it has an excellent sense of smell. Plus, it looks adorable. Why don’t you give it a shot?

23. Charmander Tattoo

Charmander is a fire-type Pokémon that evolves into Charmeleon. It's the first Pokémon Ash ever caught, and it's one of his most prized Pokémon. The Charmander tattoo represents your love for the Pokémon and its evolution.
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Charmander is a fire-type Pokémon that evolves into Charmeleon. It’s the first Pokémon Ash ever caught, and it’s one of his most prized Pokémon. The Charmander tattoo represents your love for the Pokémon and its evolution.

24. Squirtle Tattoo

Squirtle is a water-type Pokemon and it is a cute turtle! Squirtle's name comes from the word
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Squirtle is a water-type Pokemon and it is a cute turtle! Squirtle’s name comes from the word “squirt”, which refers to the way it shoots water from its mouth.This cute creature deserves to get inked.

25. Zoroark Tattoo

Zoroark tattoo is a mythical Pokémon. It's a shape-shifter, and can transform into a human or Pokémon, although it's prefers to stay in his Pokémon form. You need to get the tattoo of this character which has an ability to sense if an individual is lying or not.
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Zoroark tattoo is a mythical Pokémon. It’s a shape-shifter, and can transform into a human or Pokémon, although it’s prefers to stay in his Pokémon form. You need to get the tattoo of this character which has an ability to sense if an individual is lying or not.

26. Couple Pokemon Tattoo

One Pokemon character is enough to make you get happy but what about two? Combining two Pokémon characters in just one title design is a great idea. And the best part about this tattoo is that the characters are hugging each other.
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One Pokemon character is enough to make you get happy but what about two? Combining two Pokémon characters in just one title design is a great idea. And the best part about this tattoo is that the characters are hugging each other.

27. Bulbasaur Tattoo

Found in grassy areas, such as forests and plains, Bulbasaur is a grass-type character and it is so cute. Get a tattoo of this adorable creature on your arm!
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Found in grassy areas, such as forests and plains, Bulbasaur is a grass-type character and it is so cute. Get a tattoo of this adorable creature on your arm!

28. Giratina Tattoo

The Pokemon is said to live in a world on the reverse side and in this world, common knowledge is distorted and strange. Giratina deserves to be inked on your body because of its strange and unique look.
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The Pokemon is said to live in a world on the reverse side and in this world, common knowledge is distorted and strange. Giratina deserves to be inked on your body because of its strange and unique look.

29. Cute Pikachu Tattoo

Being a yellow rodent-like creature who can summon electricity, Pikachu is one of the most popular characters of Pokemon, maybe the most popular one. In the tattoo above, a different type of coloring is used and this makes it cuter.
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Being a yellow rodent-like creature who can summon electricity, Pikachu is one of the most popular characters of Pokemon, maybe the most popular one. In the tattoo above, a different type of coloring is used and this makes it cuter.

30. Ditto, Haunter and Pikachu Tattoo

Covering your lower leg may sound something scary but it is easier if you want to cover it up with Pokemon characters. Ditto, Haunter and Pikachu combination will take your tattoo to a whole different level!
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Covering your lower leg may sound something scary but it is easier if you want to cover it up with Pokemon characters. Ditto, Haunter and Pikachu combination will take your tattoo to a whole different level!

31. Pumpkaboo Tattoo

Pumpkaboo is a spooky ghost-type and its name means
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Pumpkaboo is a spooky ghost-type and its name means “haunted pumpkin”. If you are a fan of pumpkins and ghosts, you should give it a shot. Behind it, there is a purple shadow and it makes the tattoo stand out.

32. Pokemon Cereal Tattoo

Want to get a Pokemon tattoo that is creative? We are sure that you will be one of a few people that get this tattoo because of its uniqueness. A Pokemon cereal sounds fun, doesn't it?
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Want to get a Pokemon tattoo that is creative? We are sure that you will be one of a few people that get this tattoo because of its uniqueness. A Pokemon cereal sounds fun, doesn’t it?

We hope you’ve enjoyed this little tour of the world of Pokemon tattoos. They can be a lot of fun, but they can also take on a deeper meaning if you want. There are so many different types, and they all have their own unique look. Which one is your favorite from the list? Let us know in the comments!

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