Name That Pokemon

Name That Pokemon

Before the Party:

Print out photos of various Pokémon characters. On the back of each photo, write that character's description and 'ability'.

During the Party:

Divide your guests into two teams. Flip a coin to see which team will go first. Hold up one of the photos and ask the first team to name the character. If they guess correctly, give them a bonus point if they can name the character's power or ability. Award one point for each correct answer and then move to the next team. At the end of the game, add up the amount of points each team accumulated. The team with the most points wins!

For a non-competitive game, have all guests call out the character name as soon as they know it, and work together to figure out the more difficult ones.



  • For some time after its birth, it grows by gaining nourishment from the seed on its back.
  • Ability: Overgrow
  • Its fire burns hotter if it has experienced harsh battles.
  • Ability: Blaze
  • It shelters itself in its shell, then strikes back with spouts of water at every opportunity.
  • Ability: Torrent
  • It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
  • Ability: Shield Dust
  • It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
  • Ability: Shield Dust
  • It lives in forests with others. It stores electricity in the pouches on its cheeks.
  • Ability: Static
  • To protect itself from attackers, it curls up into a ball. It lives in arid regions with minimal rainfall.
  • Ability: Sand Veil
  • It controls balls of fire. As it grows, its six tails split from their tips to make more tails.
  • Ability: Flash Fire
  • Its fine fur feels sublime to the touch. It can expand its body by inhaling air.
  • Ability: Cute Charm

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