A picture of the first entry in the Unova pokedex, Victini with an arrow pointing to the last Pokemon in the Unova Pokedex, Gensect

The Fifth Pokémon Generation started with the games Pokémon Black and White. It increased the total number of Pokémon by 156 for a total of 649.

The Fifth Generation takes place in the Unova Region.


There were only two sets of main games for the fifth generation:

For spinoffs, there is the following


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  • The Unova Pokedex was the only Pokedex to start with a legendary pokémon and not a Grass-Type Pokémon.
  • The fifth generation had the largest amount of new Pokémon, at 156 and Gym Leaders at 14, since Black 2 & White 2 had their gym leaders changed.