Pokémon is a popular franchise owned by Nintendo. The series revolves around fictitious creatures that, in the main games, are trained to fight in battles and / or participate in contests.

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What is Hurricane's accuracy in rain?

With no weather active, Hurricane has an accuracy of 70%. In the rain, however, the accuracy of the attack is boosted. Serebii states that its accuracy becomes 100%. This move has different ...
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Can I trade pokemon between different versions(e.g. Pokemon Ruby and Emerald)?

I have a copy of the US Pokemon Emerald game and a copy of ESP Pokemon Ruby game version. Can I trade between the two versions? If so, how?
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Do event Pokémon have EV points?

Do event Pokémon (e.g., those listed at Serebii) start with any EV points (e.g., the ones that come at level 100)? Or they are like captured Pokémon?
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Ways to attain a dream team in Pokemon BW?

Is there any way to quickly attain Pokemon with custom levels, custom abilities, and custom EVs? I've got a set of pokemon, the perfect team I use for Wi-Fi gameplay and such, but strong as they ...
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What can I do with the truck near the SS Anne?

There is a swim glitch at the SS Anne if you save your game in front of the sailor and use swim after restarting the game and swim through him. When you swim in the water where the SS Anne is there ...
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What is Pikablu, and how can I get him?

I've heard a lot of rumors about Pikablu, is he real or not? If he's real, where can I find him? Do I need cheats to get him?
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What is the meaning of nature “PKRS”?

I made some trades in my pokemon, and some legendary pokemon came whith this "PKRS" beside his nature. Can someone explain what is it ?
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How do I change my greeting for Pokemon GTS Negotiations?

I have saw lot's of different Greetings in GTS Negotiations, like "Good Morning" as gifs. How can i change mine greeting ? Is there a way that I could use those "gifs" greetings ? or they are event ...
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Can Different Shiny Pokemon of the Same Species be Different Colours?

As it says on Bulbapedia "Upon evolution, a Pokémon will retain its Shiny status. A Shiny Charmander, if leveled up, will eventually become a Shiny Charmeleon and then a Shiny Charizard, just as a ...
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Is it possible to catch all the Leaf Green pokemon on a gameboy emulator?

I am currently playing Pokemon LeafGreen on a GameBoy emulator. Is there any way to catch all the pokemon? I understand that to get all the pokemon, you need to trade to get pokemon that are not ...
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How could I fill up the NAMES of the Pokemon in my Pokedex

I tried battle subway and the battle institute, and none of the new encounters came to my Pokedex. When I capture a Pokemon, the Pokemon goes to my Pokedex with a small Pokeball on his left side. ...
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Other than appearance, what is the difference between regular Pokemon and “shiny” Pokemon?

I am currently playing Pokemon LeafGreen (the GBA remake of Green). Earlier today, I caught a "shiny" or "golden" Rattata. I tried looking up what these golden Pokemon actually do other than look ...
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Does an open Pokémon database exist?

I've noticed that there's no good smartphone-friendly Pokédex available online, and with Nintendo banning Pokédex apps in the Android Market one would be nice to have. So I plan to make a ...
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Is there a version of Pokemon in which you could get the leftover starter?

So with each of the Pokemon games, you generally start with three choices of Pokemon - a Fire, Grass, or Water type. You chose that, and your rival usually chooses the most effective pokemon when ...
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How do I speed up egg hatching?

Some Pokemon eggs take many thousands of in-game steps to hatch. I'm only interested in breeding in late parts of the game, mostly after I have beaten the League. Since I've already done virtually all ...
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Pokemon HeartGold minimal HM build

I want to put all the HMs on as few pokemon as possible, so I could carry them with me at all times. I want them to be readily available. (So those requiring special events etc. are out of question - ...
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How do I battle with my Gameboy Color Pokemon on Pokemon Stadium (2)?

My friend and I have been playing Pokemon Gold and Silver versions on our Gameboy colors, and we thought it would be fun to battle on the big screen using Pokemon Stadium 2. So we got a Transfer Pak ...
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What is the Pokemon move/attack that always leaves opponents with at least 1 hit point?

I remember that there was a move or attack one of my Pokemon had that caused damage to the opponent but would leave at least one hit point. I am most interested about its avaibility in Leaf Green. ...
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What advantage do I get by evolving my Pokemon?

I know that if I postpone my Pokemon's evolution, I can learn certain moves earlier. For example, Mareep learns Thunder at level 55 while its fully evolved form, Ampharos, only gets it at level 79. ...
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What is it that Professor Oak actually studies?

What is it that Professor Oak studies about Pokemon in the original US release? Is he just collecting names, or is there more to it?
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What is the optimal number of training Pokemon?

In all Pokemon versions, there's a trade off: You can easily level a few Pokemon off of trainers, or slowly grind to level your entire team. With the goals of beating the game and catching as many ...
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In Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire, is it possible to change the time?

In Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire, is it possible to change the time? If I recall correctly, you can bring up some sort of UI for that but it required a code of sorts...
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Can I delete my Wonder Card and keep the Pokémon?

There is a maximum limit on Wonder Cards to receive Pokémon at some events. Is it possible to delete used Wonder Cards and keep the Pokémon they came with?
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What is the difference between a Tank and a Wall?

According to smogon: Tank A Pokemon intended to take either physical or special attacks and hit back, but does not have to do so consistently over the entire course of a match. Bronzong ...
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I made Vanillite forget Avalanche by mistake. Is there any way to teach it back to him?

Well, title says it all. I hit the wrong button by mistake and Vanillite forgot Avalanche. Now my kid whom I was "helping out" is inconsolable. As far as I can tell there is no way to teach Avalanche ...
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How does the new move “Foul Play” work?

The game (and this site) both say that the base power of Foul Play is 95, but that the base power also increases with the target's Attack stat. What exactly does this mean? How is the base power of ...
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What Pokemon are unavailable to catch with these games?

I have: Pokemon Emerald Pokemon Diamond Pokemon SoulSilver Pokemon Black Which Pokemon will I have to trade for that cannot be caught in any of these games? Are there any choices I have to go with ...
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Pokémon Selection Strategy for Emerald

I've gotten about midway into Pokémon Emerald -- completed the third badge (electric badge), and starting to get quite an assortment of Pokémon. The problem is, I can't figure out which ones to keep ...
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Does the EU release of Pokemon Black / White work in a NA DSi?

The Japanese version of Pokemon Black & White does not work on North American DSi systems. But But the Australian version of it works on a Japanese 3DS. Does anyone know if the European ...
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Do EVs take immediate effect?

I've read a lot about EV training, and from what I understand, every 4 EV points will give you 1 stat point from the EV (say, 4 EV points in Speed will give me 1 Speed stat point when I level up). ...
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I just bought Pokemon Platinum, my brother got Diamond. Can we catch them all?

Or will we need someone with Pearl? If we did have Pearl/Diamond/Platinum, which Pokemon would we still not be able to get? I want to catch them all.
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Is it possible to trade Pokemon from the 1st generation games to the most recent ones?

I know that you can trade Pokemon between games of the same generation (Gold/Silver, Ruby/Sapphire) and even trade between 1st gen and 2nd gen. However, I haven't been able to find a way to trade ...
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How do I catch Charizard, Bulbasaur, Squirtle and Pikachu on Pokemon Platinum?

The question is pretty self-explaining. Is there a way to catch these Pokemon on Platinum? On a low level preferably in order to train them with good stats.
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Pokémon Generation IV (Platinum, Pearl, Diamond): What's new since Gameboy versions?

I recently started playing Pokémon Platinum on my Nintendo DS. Last one I played was Pokémon Yellow on my Gameboy. Ever since then, a lot has changed in the Pokémon World. I've tried going through ...
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Good Pokemon for the Zero Isle South dungeon?

The Zero Isle dungeons in the Pokemon Mystery Dungeon series (Explorers of Time, Darkness, and Sky specifically) are much more similar to a typical roguelike, adding restrictions that make the dungeon ...
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Do stats actually get raised by Gym Badges?

In Pokemon FireRed and Pokemon LeafGreen, you get badges for defeating Gym Leaders, just like in any other Pokemon game. However, upon receiving the badges, it sometimes tells you that a stat of all ...
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Where can I train my Pokemon in HeartGold/SoulSilver after Kanto?

I have been using the Elite Four to train my Pokemon while running through Kanto. Unfortunately, I made the mistake of defeating Blue in Viridian City without leveling up my Pokemon enough, so now ...
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How does STAB work exactly, and how does it interact with the Technician ability?

A Pokemon which has the Technitian ability gets x1.5 boosted attack power for all moves used which have an attack power of 60 or less (so a move with 60 attack power will actually have 90 attack ...
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Pokemon: Gotta catch 'em all, but how to get started?

I have not had much Pokemon interest in the past, but I have an extended trip coming up and am looking to give it a try. I've spent my life learning enough about other magical universes, but just ...
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Is it possible to get a shiny legendary? If so, when is it decided?

A bit of a multiheaded question here, but it didn't quite justify being four different questions. Is it possible to get a shiny legendary pokemon in the Pokemon games? If so, when is it generated? ...
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How does the Pokemon HeartGold / SoulSilver Safari Zone work?

At serebii.net I read that some Pokemon show themselves in the safari zone with certain types of blocks, but it does not really say if blocks will stay, how they level, or that switching out will ...