|Core series Pokémon games|
|Generation I:||Red & Green • Blue (JP) • Red & Blue • Yellow|
|Generation II:||Gold & Silver • Crystal|
|Generation III:||Ruby & Sapphire • FireRed & LeafGreen • Emerald|
|Generation IV:||Diamond & Pearl • Platinum • HeartGold & SoulSilver|
|Latest release||Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl November 19, 2021|
|Spin-offs||See List of Pokémon spin-offs|
Generation five also holds the record for the most Pokémon, with 156 new Pokémon to catch. Even more so than Diamond and Pearl, though, gen five, especially the sequels, felt like a stopgap for the series’ next evolution.