A role-playing strategy series where players catch and raise creatures called "pokémon". Pokémon debuted in 1996, developed by Game Freak and Creatures Inc. There have been countless sequels and spin-offs. This tag should be used in context of the actual series, or uncertainty on the continuity of ...

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How to capture legendary Pokemon in unovaRPG?

UnovaRPG is a browser based Pokémon game. It came in replacement for Pokémon Indigo and Pokémon Crater. The game offers many Pokémon to capture and fight with, but to my bad luck I have not been able ...
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Why are there no Dark type Gym Leaders? [closed]

In the Pokémon series, Gym Leaders have teams of Pokémon that specialize in one type, such as Brock specializing in Rock type and Misty specializing in Water type. However, a list of Gym Leaders shows ...
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Lost GBC emulator data, how to load previously backed up files [closed]

Ok so I used this link to use an emulator for gameboy color and the game pokemon crystal. It requires that you use Google Drive and Zip App \Free to use it. I've backed up all my save data with those ...
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Is a Pokemon's entry in the Pokedex removed when it is released?

If you release a Pokemon does it get removed from your Pokedex?
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What is a good way to get a shiny pokemon? [duplicate]

I have obtained shinies, but it takes a long while. Is there any easier way to get them?
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Which pokemon is this supposed to be?

The 20th Anniversary logo looks like this, and my friend and I had an argument over the identity of this mysterious pokemon. One of us said it is a pichu. The other said it is a pikachu. Which does ...
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Why can't Gible learn Outrage from Tyranitar?

Tyranitar can learn Outrage, Gible can learn Outrage, they're both in the monster egg group, so why can Tyranitar pass on Thrash but not Outrage to Gible? Is there a particular pattern to what moves ...
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No space on New 3ds xl

I have a brand new Nintendo New 3DS XL. I have downloaded pokemon AS and the update. There is no room for pokemon X. I have not taken any pictures, only downloaded these games. How do I fix this
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“Starter” moves on evolved Pokémon

Lots of sites state that certain Pokémon have some starter/level 1 moves that can be learned. For example, for Raichu, Thunder Shock, Tail Whip, Quick Attack and Thunderbolt are listed; Bulbapedia ...
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Are some glitches corrected on the virtual console version of old games like Pokemon red/blue/yellow

Based on the previous games realesed on the virtual console from old Nintendo platforms like Game Boy. Does anyone know if a known glitch or exploit on the original game were fixed on the new ...
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Is it possible to bred event moves onto a Pokemon's offspring [duplicate]

The main ones I had in mind were Tickle Wobbuffet and Sludge Wave Gengar
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What does Pokémon Bank's legality checker react to?

As you may or may not know, Pokémon Bank has logic to determine whether or not a Pokémon is legal or not. What this is meant to do is to see if a Pokémon could be obtained as it is, or if it must've ...
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Pokémon had no moves left with plenty of PP

I was playing Pokémon Y, freshly healed from a Pokémon center so I know had full PP on all my of Pokémon. I ran into a trainer battle, my leading Pokémon was Gabite, I don't remember which Pokémon the ...
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What do Pentagons Mean? [duplicate]

Never gotten a solid answer on this. What do the Pentagons mean on a Pokémon's info card? Does it have anything to do with Kalos, and it's pentagon shape?
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How does confusion work in Pokemon?

From a mechanics standpoint, how does the confusion status work? Specifically: How often does it trigger, what damage type does it deal, how is damage calculated, etc.
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Why does my Pokémon Gold cartridge seem to forget saved gameplay?

I recently bought a copy of Pokémon gold version at a car boot sale. I played it for a while but then I had to stop, so I saved and then turned the game boy off, and took the game out. The next day ...
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Can a UK 3DS play USA DS Titles? [duplicate]

I want to buy Pokemon Soul Silver, a USA version, in order to play it on my 3DS. I know the 3DS is region locked, but is it region locked for DS games? Need an answer generally or specifically for USA ...
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What's the original cardboard cartridge inlay for Pokemon Red/Blue?

Does anyone know what the original cardboard cartridge holder is in boxed version of Pokemon Red/Blue? (I would like to know about the European version.) I know there are two types: Cartridge gap on ...
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Is there a shiny Missingno.?

I was researching about the famous Missingno. and I thought to my self: What does a shiny Missingno. looks like? If there is a shiny Missingno. I would like to see a picture of it.
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What is the legality of Pokemon showdown?

http://pokemonshowdown.com has been around for a while, and it is still up and running today. Is it because it is legal to play there? Or are there other factors in play?
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If an opponent uses “PAY DAY”, but you win, do you pick up the coins?

If you are facing an opponent that has a PokeMon with the move "PAY DAY", but you end up beating the opponent, do you get to keep the coins dropped from the move? (If this is generation specific, I'd ...
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Why are Hidden Machines so called?

In the Pokémon games, there are certain moves that you teach your Pokémon via a machine that comes in 2 varieties, Technical or Hidden. The Technical Machine comes from the Japanese " わざマシン ", which ...
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Are there different forms of Missingno?

I heard that Missingno had different forms other than the barcode-like version that I've encountered before. Is this true, and if it is, do they have different characteristics other than appearance?
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3 stage evolution pokemon vs 2 stage evolution pokemon

So, some pokemon have 3 stage evolution and some have 2. Are 3 stage evolution pokemon stronger than 2 stage pokemon? In pokemon game series, of course.
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Is it possible to recreate the same exact stats from a Pokémon team?

I have the stats from my old Pokémon Team from Pokémon Crystal, the file was erased long ago but I took photos in case of anything. Today I want to play the game again but recover the same stats of ...
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Train Pokemon fast or slow method?

I'm playing Pokemon FireRed, and I want to get a Nidoran from an egg. This little Nidoran will be level 5. (This can be applied to all low level Pokémon) When you put a Pokémon in first position and ...
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Can I pause EV training?

I want to stop EV training my Pokémon for awhile and train them normally so they level up faster. Does this affect my EV points (do all Pokémon give EV values?), or is there an item which stops the ...
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How closely does Pokemon Ranger/Mystery Dungeon follow main game format?

I have finished the main Pokémon series but the before mentioned games seem really different. How do they match the main game and do I need to get the first in the series to progress?
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What currency is used in all of the Pokemon games?

Ok, so I love to play Pokemon. Yesterday on the way home from school, I asked myself, What currency is used in pokemon? I imagine it would br Pokedollars. Is it or is it something else?
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I got a pokemon through trade but its in another language

I've been playing Pokemon for a very long time and I got a level 100 pokemon from a trade and its level 100 last year. I know I cant evolve it but I'm really tired of it's name being in Japanese. I've ...
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How does Serene Grace work with Razor Fang?

I plan to raise a Togekiss with Serene Grace. Togekiss can learn Air Slash which has a 30% chance of making the opponent flinch. I read from Serebii that Serene Grace doubles the chance of the ...
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How much attack would I have?

How high would the Attack be after I had a +1 Boost? For example, my Garchomp knows Swords Dance which raises the Attack by +2 and my Garchomp has 358 Attack as his stat and it goes up by 50 when ...
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Do Pokemon Fire Red/Leaf Green use the new or the old EV/IV calculations?

A friend who got me into Pokémon told me about EV and IV's. He was saying how Pokémon R/B/Y and G/S/C have a different IV formula then the generations after that. But do FR/LG and HG/SS go by the ...
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Attack boosting confuses me [duplicate]

My Scizor is currently running Technician but I don't know how it works. I've read about it on Serebii and it says that any moves with a base power of 60 or lower are given a 50% boost. My Scizor has ...
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What is the 'love' requirement to evolve Riolu, and how can I quickly increase it?

Some Pokemon need to be raised with love to evolve right? Well, if it is possible, I'd like to evolve my Riolu at Level 2, but I don't think I can get enough love into one level. That's where Pokemon ...
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What legendaries can be found shiny by soft-reset?

What legendary Pokemon can be soft reset to farm for a shiny variant, and, in which games? Example: If Groudon in Ruby can but cannot in Omega Ruby, make sure to tell. One more thing, I do not care ...
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What is the average stat change after Pokemon Evolution?

There's a pokemon I think should evolve, so I'm making my own fake one, and I'm doing everything about it, like base stats and move pool and all. So what I want to know is how much does each base ...
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Official insignia for regions?

I'm doing some design work on my Pokémon fan-game, and I was just wondering if there was anything at all that could be considered an official flag or other insignia that could be used to identify each ...
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Can a shiny Ditto turn into shiny versions of other Pokemon?

I am DexNav chaining to get a shiny Ditto and I am wondering will it change into shiny Pokemon?
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Can you have a Pokemon from every generation in the latest one? [duplicate]

When Gold/Silver came out, I remember being excited that I could transfer over Pokemon from RBY, given a friend's GBA and a link cable. That's the generation I stopped at, but I'm curious if the ...
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What factors influence pokemon breeding time?

After some time playing Omega Ruby and attempting to complete my Dex, I've noticed some substantial variability in the time it takes to produce an egg. It got me thinking - what actually determines ...
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Can you get more pc boxes in pokemon y/x? [duplicate]

Can you get more pc boxes In pokemon x and y?
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When was each pokemon game made?

The first pokemon game I played was Pokémon SoulSilver and I still have it to this day. However, I've always wondered when it was made (Because I had played Platinum before that) If anyone has a list ...
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How can I soft reset?

I've already completed the game 3 times and I only recently found out about Soft Resetting. I wanted to try it but after 17 on Heatran, I got really Impatient. If anyone has an easily explained ...
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Is there a formula to calculate EVs?

I was looking on Google if there is a formula to know which are the EV that has a Pokémon but i only found calculator that needs that values to get the IV, but that's not what I want. I found the ...
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Is the attack “Flail” of Magikarp worth it?

Ok so, I'm playing Pokémon Soul Silver, and I trained a Magikarp to be able to make him evolve into a Gyarados. Now, my Magikarp is lvl 19, and soon to be 20 (which is the level that it will evolve). ...
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What determines my chances of escape from a wild pokemon?

What determines my chances of escape from a wild pokemon? I've noticed that if Jigglypuff is at the head of my party, I "can't escape" very often. So what about my pokemon makes them more likely to ...
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Is there an order to the Pokemon games chronologically?

For all of the main Pokemon games since Pokemon Red and Blue, and all the way to today's X & Y, are the games in chronological order? I'm genuinely curious as to if there's an storyline spanning ...
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Do body styles from Pokemon have any effect on gameplay?

Sites like Bulbapedia and Psypokes list Pokemon by body styles, but nowhere is explained when they were introduced or what their function is. Are the body styles only a way to categorise species in ...
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Can evolution occur at level 100?

I have a level 74 Braixen which I have given the Everstone to prevent her from evolving. There are many reasons, including I kind of like the look of her current evolution better than her fully ...