The first 5 facts: 40. Hitmonchan and Hitmonlee are based on Jackie Chan and Bruce Lee, respectively. 39. If a Pokemon existed that had every type, it would be weak only to Rock types. 38. Ekans spells "Snake" backwards, and Arbok "Kobra." 37. Poliwag’s swirls actually resemble a real-life tadpole’s intestines. 36. Arcanine was originally intended to be a legendary Pokemon, but was replaced by Moltres.