200+ Cute Nicknames for Pokemon

Coming up with cute nicknames for Pokemon makes playing the games so much more fun and personal! We spend hours caring for and training with these amazing creatures, so it's important to get their names juuuuust right.


Speaking of ... 'Goldilocks' could be a cute nickname for ... Jynx?!


Below, you'll find the cutest nickname ideas for specific Pokemon, followed by ideas for each Pokemon type in alphabetical order. We hope you find a name you LOVE as much as this eevee loves getting her chin scratched!


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Cute Nicknames for Specific Pokemon

  • Patrick - for staryu and starmie

  • Goldilocks - for klefki

  • Splash - for magikarp

  • Dumbo - for phanpy, donphan and copperajah

  • Pooch or Pup - for any dog-like Pokemon

  • Noodles - for tangela & tangrowth or even octillery

  • Whiskers - for any cat-like Pokemon or whiscash, raticate or dedenne

  • McNugget - for torchic, combusken & blaziken

  • Tiny or Teeny - for any little Pokemon like joltik

  • Piglet - for tepig, emboar or any pig Pokemon

  • Toof or Tooth - for any Pokemon with big teeth

  • Pegasus - for ponyta and rapidash

  • KingTut - for cofagrigus

  • Aspirin - for psyduck

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  • Michelangelo - for turtle Pokemon like squirtle, blastoise, & chewtle

  • Kermet - for frog Pokemon like poliwag, politoad & greninja

  • Sonic - for hedgehog pokemon like shaymin or togedemaru

  • Arthur - for drowzee or hypno

  • Loaf - for lazy pokemon like snorlax or slaking

  • Pixel - for the porygons

  • Teddy - for any bear Pokemon like teddiursa, pancham and cubchoo

  • Thumper - for any bunny Pokemon like scorbunny & buneary

  • Bambi - for any deer Pokemon like sawsbuck, stantler or Xerneas

  • CookieMonster - for fat Pokemon like snorlax, lickilicky & hariyama

  • Chomper - for any Pokemon with big teeth

  • Boo-Loon - for drifloon & drifblim

  • Garfield - for any cat-like Pokemon

  • Lumiere - for litwick and chandelure

  • Baloo - for any bear Pokemon like ursaring, bewear & beartic

  • Trike - for dodrio, magneton & hydreigon

  • Boyfriend & Girlfriend - for the nidoking and nidoqueen lines

  • FreeWilly - for wailmer, wailord and kyogre

  • Simba, Nala, Mufasa, Skar or Pride - for litleo, pyroar, entei, solgaleo, luxray, growlithe


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Cute Nicknames for Bug Type Pokemon

  • Legs

  • JiminyCricket

  • Glow

  • Mothra

  • JuneBug

  • Charlotte (like Charlotte's Web)

  • Scarab


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Cute Nicknames for Dark Type Pokemon

  • Fang

  • Luna

  • Moon

  • Eclipse

  • Shadow

  • Bones

  • Twilight

  • Voodoo

  • Raven


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Cute Nicknames for Dragon Type Pokemon

  • Puff

  • Mushu (like from Mulan)

  • Frost

  • Starfire

  • Flare

  • Pyro

  • Spike

  • Merlin

  • Griffin

  • Smokey

  • Toothless (like from How to Train Your Dragon)

  • Rex

  • Godzilla

  • Norbert (like from Harry Potter)

  • Scales

  • Yoshi

  • Nessy


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Cute Nicknames for Electric Type Pokemon

  • Sparky

  • Static

  • Bolt

  • Tesla

  • Sparkplug

  • Thor

  • Tazer

  • Gigabyte

  • Pixel

  • Nitro

  • ThomasEdison

  • Photon


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Cute Nicknames for Fairy Type Pokemon

  • Jellybean or Jellybelly

  • Confetti

  • Glitter

  • Sparkle

  • Glow

  • Skittles

  • Puff

  • Siren

  • Dollface

  • Nymph

  • Cupcake

  • Sprinkles

  • Coral

  • Fay

  • Tinkerbell

  • Doby (like from Harry Potter)


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Cute Nicknames for Fighting Type Pokemon

  • Mulan

  • BruceLee

  • JackieChan

  • Wrastle

  • Brutus

  • Caveman

  • BigFoot

  • Rambo

  • KingKong

  • Goku


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Cute Nicknames for Fire Type Pokemon

  • Barbeque

  • Cinnamon

  • Furnace

  • Starfire

  • Flare

  • Eclipse

  • Pyro

  • Zippo

  • Cinder

  • Spitfire


Cute Nicknames for Flying Type Pokemon

  • Ruffles

  • Flutters

  • Nimbus

  • Cloud

  • Aurora

  • Jetpack

  • Aerie

  • Ace

  • Robin

  • Beaky


Cute Nicknames for Ghost Type Pokemon

  • Bones

  • Whisper

  • Mist

  • Shadow

  • Twilight

  • Boo

  • Fantasma

  • Slimer

  • Casper


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Cute Nicknames for Grass Type Pokemon

  • Coconut

  • Olive

  • Chive

  • Pesto

  • Sprout

  • Dandelion

  • Birch

  • Ivy

  • Blossom

  • Petal

  • Turnip

  • Buttercup

  • Willow

  • Tyme


Cute Nicknames for Ground Type Pokemon

  • Mud

  • Earthworm

  • Mudpuppy

  • Brutus

  • Potato

  • Dusty

  • Spud


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Cute Nicknames for Ice Type Pokemon

  • Fridge

  • Snowball

  • Snowflake

  • Crystal

  • Elsa

  • Vanilla

  • Mist

  • Frost

  • Aurora


Cute Nicknames for Normal Type Pokemon

  • Spike

  • Spot

  • Skittles

  • Peanut

  • Pinot

  • Pluto

  • Coral

  • Boomer

  • Meatball

  • Tickle

  • Whitney


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Cute Nicknames for Poison Type Pokemon

  • Medusa

  • Nox

  • Snot

  • Goober

  • Sneezy

  • Slop

  • Slimer

  • Hazard


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Cute Nicknames for Psychic Type Pokemon

  • Prism

  • Faith

  • Stardust

  • Starlight

  • Glow

  • Starfire

  • Siren

  • Eclipse

  • Mist

  • Aurora


Cute Nicknames for Rock Type Pokemon

  • Marbles

  • Nugget

  • Pebble

  • Gem

  • Jewel

  • Quartz

  • Crystal

  • Boulder

  • BrickHouse

  • Brock


Cute Nicknames for Steel Type Pokemon

  • Shiny

  • Gem

  • Jewel

  • Chrome

  • Chevy

  • Sprocket