a role-playing game developed by Game Freak. Pokémon HeartGold/SoulSilver are the second set of games released for the 4th generation of Pokémon. Players travel through through the Johto and Kanto regions, catching and training Pokémon to compete in the Pokémon League and thwart the schemes of the nefarious criminal organization Team Rocket. Use this tag for questions about Pokémon HeartGold/SoulSilver specifically.

The remakes of Pokémon Gold & Silver for the Nintendo DS and the second Pokémon versions of the fourth generation.

HeartGold and SoulSilver take place in the Johto region of the franchise's fictional universe. These regions are based on the real-life regions of Japan (Kanto and Kansai respectively). As remakes of previous Pokémon games, these versions do not introduce any new Pokémon .

The player chooses either a Chikorita, Totodile, or Cyndaquil as their starter Pokémon from Professor Elm.

General Information

  • Release date: March 2010 (World), September 2009 (Japan)
  • Developer: Game Freak
  • Publisher: Nintendo, The Pokémon Company
  • Platform:


Related Tags

For questions relating to the overall series of Pokémon games, use the Pokémon tag. Questions regarding the mechanics of the generation should use the fourth Generation tag. Use the second generation tag for comparisons or differences between these games and the original versions of the game.

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