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Questions tagged [pokemon-diamond-pearl-platinum]

This tag is for questions about Pokémon Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum specifically. Pokémon Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum are the first main series games for the DS and are the first Pokémon versions of the fourth generation.

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Pokemon Platinum: Chaining in the old chateu

So according to this wikihow page, Chaining is encountering the same Pokémon repeatedly to better your chances of finding a shiny version. You have to KO the non-shinies until you find what your ...
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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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How can I teach my Pokémon a moved it skipped?

I realize that I want my Luxray to have Wild Charge rather than Discharge, because its Attack stats are higher than its SP. Attack stats, and Wild Charge is stronger anyway. However, for a reason I ...
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Pokemon 4th Gen: Is there a way to trade pokemon on emulator after GTS shutdown?

I am playing Pokemon Diamond on Desmume and have a few Pokemon in my team that can only be evolved through trading. For the guides I found online that teach how to do trading using a emulator, all of ...
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Are there any trade restrictions between the fourth generation Pokémon games?

In particular, are there any restrictions between Pokémon Diamond/Pokémon Pearl and Pokémon SoulSilver/Pokémon HeartGold?
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Cannot save ingame in Pokemon Diamond

I've started playing Pokemon Diamond on the DeSmuME Emulator for Nintendo DS(desmume-0.9.11-win32<-This is the version I'm Using). For some reason, when I try to save ingame I cannot save and it ...
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Why can't I transfer my Pokemon from GBA to DS?

I am encountering a problem transferring my Pokemon via the GBA slot in my Nintendo DS. I already checked that they are the same language and have the official Nintendo seal. Also, I've verified that ...
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Pokemon Platinum HM Glitch

In Pokemon Platinum, my game always makes a weird black thing on the screen whenever I use an HM. This is not part of the usual HM move animation. I bought this game new, and it continues to do this ...
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Where's a good place to train up to level 50?

I defeated Cyrus for the first time at Veilstone and I'm going to Mt. Coronet to fight Mars, Jupiter, Cyrus and Dialga. My weakest pokemon is at level 30 and my strongest is at level 43. Where can ...
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How can I speed up the growth of Berries in Pokémon Platinum?

I am preparing for the Elite Four in my Pokémon Platinum game, and I am planting Passho, Charti, Haban, and Leppa berries for use during my Elite Four challenge. The problem is, (I am really impatient ...
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Can Bronzor be a good special attacker for the third gym in Pokemon Diamond? [closed]

So far my team is made up of the following Pokemon: Grotle Golbat I am wondering if I add Bronzor, would it help with my special attack? If so, would it work with my current team? (I'm headed to ...
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Is there any way to obtain a Rhyperior without trading?

Is it possible to get a Rhyperior without trading to anyone in Pokémon Diamond or Pearl? I am playing on an emulator and will not have the possibility to trade to anyone. I would like not to use ...
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Why can't I transfer my Pokemon?

I was transferring my Pokemon from Pokemon Pearl to Black, and from Black to Y. However it wouldn't transfer my Arceus, Giratina, or Darkrai. What happened? Their names are GodDeer, GhostDrake, and ...
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Why is it hard to find a Eevee in the Trophy Garden in Diamond and Pearl?

It's just hard to find one Eevee in Pearl and Diamond. Why is it?
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Accidentally dropped boulder in wrong hole in the distortion world

In the part where you have to solve the boulder puzzle, I accidentally dropped the first boulder in to the wrong hole(The one to the left of the boulder). Is there any way I can undo this action? I do ...
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Do the items change regularly?

There was an exclusive feature to Pokemon Pearl/Diamond with the DS Wireless Communications. At one point in the game (I have Pokemon Pearl, just to let you all know), a man gives you a kit which lets ...
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What are all the pokemon pearl ribbons?

I would like to know all the ribbons you can get in pokemon pearl and how to get them. Currently i have competition ribbons, footprint ribbons, effort ribbons and ribbons from julia. Have i missed any?...
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What seals would suit my Torterra?

I want to get seals for my Torterra but i have been unable to find some that suit him. I am looking for brown or green colour effects to suit his type and colour. I would like to know if there are any ...
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Where can I get cheap medicine?

I am playing Pokémon Pearl and I want to know where to find cheap medicine. I want to know where to buy items such as Moomoo Milk and Lemonade that cost less than normal potions and Herbal medicines.
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How does boosted exp. work?

My Electabuzz which i traded for from my friend gains boosted exp. I want to know how this works, why it is happening, and if i can do the same with my other Pokémon.
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Where should I train my Pokemon party?

I want to train my Pokémon to level 60 to defeat the Elite 4 in Pokémon Pearl. This is my party: Lv. 54 Torterra Lv. 52 Palkia Lv. 44 Staraptor Lv. 45 Electabuzz Lv. 47 Rapidash Lv. 45 Tentacruel I ...
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Any disadvantage to defeating Giratina in Distortion World? (Platinum)

Playing Pokémon Platinum, I was rather unprepared in going to the Distortion World, and I have very few balls, no trick to get Giratina down to 1HP, etc. Will there be any disadvantage if I defeat ...