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It's been quite some time since I've played a Pokemon game. In fact, I was in elementary or middle school when Red/Blue was all the rage here.

Is there anyway to acquire Pikachu, Squirtle, Charmander, or Bulbasaur in White/Black 2?

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No. Pikachu, Squirtle, Charmander and Bulbasaur can only be obtained in Black/White 2 by trade, or special events.

Ways to obtain Pikachu and the Red/Blue starters in BW2 include:

  • Time-limited Wi-Fi, Global Link and Dream World events: keep an eye on Bulbanews' events listing. For example, you can currently download the Red/Blue starters if you have a Korean copy of Black/White, or Pikachu if you buy the game on Amazon UK. At time of writing, there are no English language events for these Pokémon.
  • Find someone online who will trade you one - quite easy, since Pokémon can be bred. You can't use the GTS for this, though, because you can't request a Pokémon you haven't seen
  • Trade from an earlier game using Poké Transfer:
    • Professor Oak gives you a Bulbasaur, Charmander or Squirtle in HeartGold or SoulSilver when you defeat Red
    • You get a Bulbasaur, Charmander or Squirtle as a starter in FireRed and LeafGreen
    • Pikachu can be caught in every main series Pokémon game on the GBA and DS, prior to Black/White

Interestingly, Black and White are the first main series Pokémon games where you can't catch Pikachu - except for Yellow, technically, where you receive one as a starter.

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Very informative answer, thanks!! –  user1836351 Dec 8 '12 at 15:51
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You can acquire them only via Poké Transfer.

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From what I know, it's only possible by Poké Transfer or Wi-Fi trade.

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This does not provide an answer to the question. To critique or request clarification from an author, leave a comment below their post - you can always comment on your own posts, and once you have sufficient reputation you will be able to comment on any post. –  MBraedley Jun 2 '13 at 16:23
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No you can't get Bulbasaur, Charmander or Squirtle in Black/White 2, but it is possible to get different starters in B/W 2 than just the B/W starters.

However for Pikachu, you can get a Pichu in Black/White, which you can evolve into Pikachu and trade to B/W 2.

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@Robotnik Please don't edit non-answers into answers. –  user9983 Nov 7 '13 at 2:42
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@Robotnik Why would you flag the attempted answer instead of the non-answer? All you're doing is invalidating other users' flags. –  user9983 Nov 7 '13 at 2:48
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@Robotnik Basically, what you did was combine two non-answers into a well written, acceptable answer. That's not how editing works. If it had gone to the review queue, it would've been the very definition of "Radical Change." This should not have been edited. –  Fluttershy Nov 7 '13 at 2:54
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@Robotnik This was originally not an answer in any sense. –  user9983 Nov 7 '13 at 2:54
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@Robotnik This answer was originally "i know its of topic but is there diferant starters in b/w 2 than just b/w" I don't see how you're getting "No you can't" from that. –  user9983 Nov 7 '13 at 3:03
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Yes it is possible I got a level 1 wartortle in the shaking grass in the rain And bulbasaur apears at level 1 quiet often as well .. charmander is the only one I haven't found

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Sounds like you have a game that is hacked or something... :s –  Jerry Mar 27 at 18:49
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