This tag is for questions about general mechanics applicable to the fifth generation of the main series Pokémon games, starting in 2010 with Pokémon Black and Pokémon White released on the Nintendo DS.

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What exactly determines the encounter rates of different pokemon in White Forest?

I have four named characters in my White Forest: Britney, Collin, Gene and Vincent. According to Bulbapedia, this means that in patches of long grass I should encounter Hoppip, Abra, Aron and Magby, ...
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Relative Difficulty of PRNG abuse for shininess

I'm going to exclude Gen III here explicitly because (P)RNG abuse there is tied to several factors that make it quite hard from the start. One of the main benefits of (P)RNG abuse, that is, changing ...
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Can I copy a rom from a DS cartridge to my computer?

I love pokemon. I used to play Pokemon Black 2 on OpenEmu, but it froze and wouldn't let me play farther. In looking for a fix for this, I read that downloading pokemon ROMs from the internet is ...