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Questions tagged [pokemon-first-generation]

The first generation of Pokémon games released by Nintendo for the Game Boy. It refers mainly to Pokémon Blue, Pokémon Red and Pokemon Yellow.

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How do EVs work in Generation 1? How can I avoid changing my Pokemon's Special stat?

I've been messing around on this old VC save of Yellow. I wanted to dupe some X SPECIALs with missingno to perform another glitch. I tried a few times, each time with a different oversight in the ...
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Where do I go from Cerulean City? [closed]

I’m playing “Pokémon Red” and “Let’s go Eevee”, and am stuck at Cerulean City in both games. I got the gym badge from Misty and helped Bill. Where do I go to get to the next town or city? Furthermore,...
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Why can Ditto permanently forget how to use Struggle in Generation 1 when Transform is out of PP?

The YouTube video "Can You Beat Pokemon Red/Blue With Only a Ditto?" by Pikasprey Yellow used a strategy where, for some Pokémon battles, they intentionally walked into the battle with 0 PP on their ...
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Pokemon Gen 1 Type Effectiveness glitches

I'm watching a speedrun of Pokemon Yellow, and an Oddish used Absorb against a Nidoking. The game indicated that this attack is "not very effective", even though Ground's weakness should cancel out ...
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Is there any way to know when my Pokemon reached max EV on Gen I or II games?

Is there any way to know when my Pokemon reached max EV on Gen I or II games? On newer games you can actually talk to some Npcs that give you information about the EVs of your Pokémon, but what ...
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Does a Pokémon get more EV after level 100 in Gen I and II?

Does a Pokémon get more EV after level 100 in Gen I and II? I'm playing both Red and Crystal on my original Game Boy Color, and leveling up my team, after they reach level 100 (even if i trade one ...
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If I trade my Pokémon from Red to Gold on the VC, and then transfer it to Sun, what will be the Pokemon's original location?

On the 3DS, from the Virtual Console games, if I transfer a Kanto Pokémon from RBY to Sun/Moon it should appear that is from Kanto. If I transfer one from GSC to Sun/Moon it will appear that is from ...
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Transferring from Red to Gold on 3DS?

So is there any way to transfer my Pokemon from the 3DS version of Pokemon Red to the 3DS version of Pokemon Gold?
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Why do I get the message “You missed the Pokémon!”

I recently started playing Pokémon Blue again from where I left off. I had just beaten Erika and I was off to Lavender Town to get the Poké Flute. After receiving the flute, I immediately woke up a ...
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How can I transfer the 'Mew Glitch' Mew to Pokebank?

I recently got the glitched mew in Pokemon Yellow on the Virtual console but cannot transfer it. I read that you need to make some changes to it using homebrew, but I have not used that before and ...
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Hall of fame data corrupted without MissingNo? Pokemon Stadium can't find saved files

I have Pokemon Blue (French version) I got 151 pkmn by catching / trading (MissingNo doesn't work in French version) the hall of fame data is still glitched and Pokémon Stadium can't find my save, why?...
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How to heal Pokemon?

After fighting through my first few battles in the classic Pokemon Red, my Charmander has low health. How can I heal him back to full health?
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Do the Virtual Console Pokémon games use the original IV/EV system, or the revised system introduced in gen III?

As per the title, do the VC Red / Blue / Yellow releases use the original system (used for gen I & II), or the modern one (used for gen III onwards)? I suspect it's been updated to use the modern ...
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How can you choose a language in Pokémon Red and Blue designed for 3DS?

The original Pokémon Red and Blue are available in 3DS from early 2016. In the original game, you must purchase a title specifically designed for each language. However, in 3DS, you can just purchase ...
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What determines the gender of a Gen-1 Pokemon?

Pokémon in the Generation 1 games don't have a gender, but they can be traded to Generation 2 games, where most Pokémon have genders. What determines the gender of a Generation 1 Pokémon when it is ...
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PKM R/B: experience underflow and Ditto glitch

I've ended my Pokémon blue game and I'm now trying to have fun exploiting a few glitches. I want to catch a L1 Nidoking to then be able to exploit the experience underflow and bring it to L100 after ...
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Why the MissingNo glitch doesn't work on my Pokemon Blue virtual console (eShop 3DS)?

I have seen many videos of people on YouTube performing the MissingNo glitch on the virtual console Pokemon Red/Blue (e.g. ), but I can't seem to make it work. I am ...
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What possessed the Channelers in the Pokémon Tower?

In the Pokémon Tower in Lavender Town, there are a number of Channelers who are eager for a Pokémon battle. When they approach you, they usually make an insane gibberish sound. After defeating them, ...
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Is it possible to transfer MissingNo. and other Gen 1 Glitch Pokémon to the PokéBank?

As discussed in this question, Pokémon obtained through glitches such as Mew and Missingno are alive and well in the 3DS remakes of the first generation Pokémon games. One question remains, however: ...
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How can I catch Mew?

I am currently going through my old Pokémon Red and Blue games to complete my Pokédex, and I am almost complete, but I was wondering how I could catch Mew so I could have all 151 first gen Pokémon. I ...
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Why don't I have the HM Cut after defeating Misty? Is this a bug?

I had a bug and I cannot find any reference to it online. I started Pokemon Blue and after the second gym (Misty) I realised that I needed to learn "Cut" to progress. I looked in my inventory and ...
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Pokemon stat calc

I'm looking for a gen1 & gen2 explanation of how stats are calculated based on a pokemon's level and other inputs. This is a good breakdown of gen3+ according to the writer, but nothing on ...
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Are the glitches from the original pokemon generation 1 in the 3ds versions? [duplicate]

I'm thinking about buying the generation 1 games on the 3ds, but if they patched the glitches from the original game I'm not going to. To be more specific, I'm wondering if the experience overflow ...
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Is it possible to trade Pokemon from a first gen cart/ROM to the 3DS Virtual Console?

I have found a tool that explains older generations to new generations through ROMs, but I'm not able to find information on doing a direct trade. I'm looking to get Pokémon from my ROM version of ...
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Can Teleport and Fly be used interchangeably in the Long Range Trainer Glitch?

I'm currently playing Pokémon Red on the 3DS virtual console and was excited to find that the old glitches were still in tact. Long Range Trainer Glitch Guide When I made use of the Long Range ...
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Can you delete or overwrite HM moves in Pokemon RGBY?

Is there any way to remove HM moves from a Pokemon in the first generation games? This includes learning and overwriting the HM or using a move deleter.
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Is it possible to transfer Pokémon between 1st generation games on the same 3DS?

For the Pokémon franchise's 20th anniversary, Nintendo released the 1st generation games (Red, Blue and Yellow) on the 3DS's virtual console. They have been updated to use the 3DS's wifi network in ...
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What are the odds of getting a Pokemon with perfect/max stats in Generation I?

In Generation I (Pokemon Red/Blue/Yellow), stats are determined by DVs (Diversification Values) which to my knowledge are similar to IVs in later generations, but only go from 1 to 15, with the HP DV ...
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How do you upload Pokemon from the Virtual Console versions of R/B/Y to the Pokemon Bank?

I bought Pokemon Blue today from the VC but when I go into Pokemon Bank or Poketransporter I can't find an option to send Pokemon from my copy of Blue into the Bank. How do you upload them? Is there ...
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How can I edit memory values for Pokemon Yellow to get infinite money with Cheat Engine?

I'm currently playing pokemon yellow and I realized that the cheat codes looked like memory addresses, so I put them in Cheat Engine and attached it to my VisualBoyAdvanced emulator. And I got nothing,...
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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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Why does hall of fame data corrupted by Missingno not return to normal when loading an old save file? [duplicate]

In Pokémon Red and Blue, MissingNo. is a well-documented phenomenon. As stated in the question "Does MISSINGNO. actually destroy saved game files?", one of the areas MissingNo can corrupt is the hall ...
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Can wild and trainer pokemon run out of PP in Pokemon Yellow?

I seem to be caught in an endless loop in Pokemon Yellow. My Charmeleon is using Rage and the Snorlax keeps using Rest. Charmeleon can't do enough damage to kill Snorlax before he wakes up. Will ...
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In Pokemon, can I trade Gen 1 items to Gen 2?

I have Pokemon Red and I'm playing through it, but I plan to use the Master Balls (both from Red and Gold) on two of the three legendary dogs. Is this possible with just the two games or with both ...
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Determining the best starter in Pokemon Red?

How do I tell which is the best starter in Pokemon Red? I'm doing a roguelike run where if a Pokemon is killed it is dead forever and I want to have a good fighter and don't want to lose it right off ...
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How many times can I finish the game and enter the Hall of Fame?

Every time you finish the game you join the Hall of Fame. After beating the game 20 times I was wondering if there is a limit to the amount of Pokémon that can be listed in the Hall of Fame. Is there ...
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Will my game hold a save even without a battery as long as the system's still turned on?

So I've been wanting to back up my old Pokemon Red game (or at least save my team) and I'll have the means to do so within a few days to a week. The save battery still works fine, but I'm a little ...
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What sort of hardware was used to transfer Mew at Pokemon Red & Blue worldwide events?

Many years ago when Pokemon Red / Blue was immensely popular, I attended a Pokemon tour in Melbourne. For attending you got a showbag with a Pikachu trading card (with a gold logo stamped in the top ...
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Can't get the Cut HM in Pokemon Green

I am playing Pokemon Green on my GameBoy Color (JAP), I went to the SS Anne, beat the rival, talked to the captain and left the ship. I still don't have the cut HM and the ship is still here, am I ...
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Do Pokemon have default move sets?

I am trying to find out if Pokemon have a set of default moves. I am talking about Gen 1 Pokemon here (or fire red/leaf green). Besides a default set, can anyone find any charts with recommended ...
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Pokemon status move information

I recently asked a similar, but more broad/less thought-out question and it got put on hold. However, I think this one is more on topic. In pokemon gen 1, how is the difference between how much ...
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Generation 1 trading?

So I'm trying to trade Pokemon between two generation 1 games (Red and Yellow), but I can't quite seem to figure out how. I can find no explanations or guides on the internet anywhere. So I hook my ...
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Pokemon Stats Breakdown

I am creating a Pokemon Battle simulator and I am looking for information on how the damage that each move deals is specifically calculated. (I know what attack and defense are, I'm looking for ...
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I lost my game save by changing Gameboy. Can it be recovered and if not, will it happen again?

So the other day I took my Pokemon Red game out of my GBA SP (I had just been playing it a few minutes before) and put it into my brother's GBA. It wasn't loading the first times I tried it, but I ...
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What team of Pokemon should I use for the Master Ball cup if I want a Surfing Pikachu?

I really want a surfing pikachu but what pokemon should I use for pokemon stadium?
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How can I get a Surfing Pikachu in Pokémon Yellow?

I want to know if you can still get it without using any sort of hack.
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What can I play first-gen Pokémon games on?

I want to play through the original Pokémon games (Blue and Red) and was wondering what I would need in order to get going with it. Can I play it on the original Game Boy? The Game Boy Advanced? ...
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Celadon City Game Corner Slot Machine Odds

What the the odds of the various slot machines in the Game Corner? Which machines have the best odds? In both the original Red/Blue/Green/Yellow versions, as well as the remade FireRed/LeafGreen ...
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Is Pokemon Yellow money finite?

Is there a finite amount of money in the game world? Trainers are the only source of income plus items found, right? So once all trainers are defeated, you could have all the money in the game and ...
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Does MISSINGNO. actually destroy saved game files?

The effects of the MISSINGNO. glitch in Pokemon Red and Blue have well-documented at many sources. Encountering MISSINGNO. corrupts Hall of Fame data, causes temporary graphics glitches, and sets the ...