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Questions tagged [pokemon-heart-gold-soul-silver]

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.

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What does this Pokemon Trainer mean by saying the player is “SHELLOS”?

While challenging the Battle Factory in Johto's Battle Frontier, a Pokemon Trainer battles with you, and tells you (after defeating him): You're just SHELLOS, if I say so myself. I am Gen I & ...
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Gen 1&2 catchable Pokemon in Heartgold

I will start playing Heartgold, but no trading will occur with outside of the game itself. My goal, except from becoming the very best ( :) ), is to catch all the available Gen 1 & 2 Pokemon in ...
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Real DS to emulated Pokemon trade / Mystery Gift?

I recently dug up my old DS and Pokemon HGSS cartridge. However, I finished the game, so there is not a lot to do, that's why I wanted to start anew. Problem is, I would lose the Mystery Gift (Yellow ...
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I can’t get Steven to show up. Am I doing something wrong?

I can’t get Steven to show up in Pokemon Soul Silver. Please do tell me if I am doing something wrong
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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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Why won't the “Migrate from” option appear on my Heart Gold game?

Here are the steps I've made: Pokemon Heart Gold is completed, all 16 badges, have the National dex, reached Pal Park in Fuschia city, and had the guy explaining to me how to use it. Pokemon Emerald ...
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I cannot trade my SoulSilver Pokemon to Black 2?

Whenever I link up my two DSes, it says that there are not enough Pokemon in my PC, even though there are. Has anyone else experienced this? What do I need to do?
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How do I evolve my lvl 30 Togepi in heartgold

I am in the middle of Heartgold on my DS and want to know the easiest and fastest way to evolve my Togepi. He is already holding the soothing bell item.
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Are Heavy Balls better for catching legendaries than Timer Balls?

Heavy balls increase catch rate by +20 to +40 for heavy pokemon. This seems much better than increasing rate by 4* as catch rate of all legendaries is 3. To top it off, legendaries are usually quite ...
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How to get Hoenn/Sinnoh Sound in HeartGold?

In Pokemon HeartGold I heard that we can catch Pokemon from another regions (Hoenn and Sinnoh) using Hoenn/Sinnoh Sound. But how can I get that Hoenn/Sinnoh sound and where can I used this feature?
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Can Pokemon caught on the Pokéwalker have their Hidden Abilities?

Is there a chance of catching a Pokemon with its hidden ability on the Pokéwalker? Is the ability random, restricted to just the normal abilities, or predefined?
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Can a Pokémon 'join' from nowhere in the Pokéwalker?

I'm currently playing Pokémon HG/SS with a Pokéwalker. One day I was transferring my Pokémon from the Pokéwalker back into the game and maybe like a couple of minutes later a Pokémon appeared. In this ...
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How can I unlock all the stars on my Trainer Card?

How can I unlock those stars? What are the requirements?
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Professor Elm is always asking about Togepi, how can i skip that?

Proff. Elm at the start of the game gave me an egg and it hatched as a Togepi, but I traded it to a friend time ago and now the professor is always asking about it. Is there any way to skip that ...
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Does starting a new game erase all event-only routes for the PokeWalker?

If I start a new HeartGold or SoulSilver game, will I lose all my downloaded event-only routes?
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How do I know my Eevee is ready to evolve into Umbreon?

I know his friendship needs to be over the 220 mark but what reactions will I get from him when he's ready?
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Will changing the date and time in Nintendo DS affect save data

I'm currently playing pokemon soul silver and I just discovered that you can actually rematch gym leaders. But the problem is the time and date in my nintendo ds isn't currently set to my current time....
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When buying a separate Pokéwalker, does it have to be from your country?

I know Pokéwalkers are wayyy out of style and SO 2009, but I lost mine pretty early on after I got Heart Gold and I still miss having it around, so I was thinking of buying one on eBay, but I really ...
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How much of my money does my Mum spend when she buys me things?

In Pokemon Gold, Silver and Crystal (and the remakes, Heart Gold and Soul Silver), your Mum can take a percentage of your winnings per battle for 'safekeeping'. Unfortunately, she's a spend-thrift, ...
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Can I get all Hoenn and Kanto starters in Pokemon SoulSilver?

I've been wanting to know for a while if it is possible to get all Hoenn and Kanto starters in Pokemon SoulSilver without cheats and without Wi-Fi.
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Are the amount of watts to be collected on the Pokewalker cumulative?

I am trying to unlock the Quiet Cave, and I would like to know if the amount of watts collected to unlock it have to be collected in one sitting, or whether it's the amount of watts collected ...
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Can a Pokemon be caught on the Pokewalker without reducing it to 1HP?

With the Pokemon HeartGold/SoulSilver Pokewalker, do you always have to reduce a Pokemon to 1HP to catch it, or can you catch a Pokemon that has, say, 2HP left?
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Approximately how rare are (!!!) bushes on the Pokewalker?

Related to this question, roughly how rare are (!!!) bushes? I have the required number of steps and I've encountered around eight (!!) bushes, and spent around 2000W on Poke Radar turns, but haven't ...
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Is it really possible to find Group A Pokemon on a (!!) bush with the Pokewalker?

According to Bulbapedia, when you uncover a (!!) bush on the Pokewalker, you can find either a Group B Pokemon or a Group A Pokemon for that route, while a (!!!) bush always gives you a Group A ...
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Most efficient method of getting Crobat in Pokémon HG SS?

I would like to know what is the best efficient method to get Crobat in Pokémon Crystal, Gold, Silver, Soul Silver or Heart Gold. I have tried to make my lvl 51 Golbat happy, but it don't evolves, ...
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How do you obtain another Master Ball after you have used the first one?

I want to catch another legendary Pokemon but I'm all out of master balls. How do you obtain another Master Ball after you have used the first one HeartGold and SoulSilver?
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Pokemon SoulSilver/HeartGold: What do “groups” do?

In the Pokemon School, you can create a group and other players can join. I created and some friends of mine joined. The NPC says something about syncing events. What does being in a group do? What ...
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Metagross in Pokémon Soul Silver

I would quite like to use a Metagross as my tank in Pokémon Soul Silver. Is there anyway I can get a hold of this Pokémon or any of its pre-evolved forms without importing them from another game?
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Why won't Daisy Oak massage my Pokemon?

For the past few days, I've visited her in Pallet town between 15:00 and 16:00, and all she's done is yammer about her tea. Do I have to fulfill some other condition for her exclusive services? Edit: ...
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Is it possible to do Battle Frontier through local DS wifi?

I've played the Battle Frontier both alone and online play, but I've never played it locally. Mostly, I'm interested in playing with my girlfriend, who has Diamond, while I have SoulSilver. Are we ...
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How to connect to a new Pokewalker?

My brother lost his Pokewalker and got a new one individually to replace it. I looked up about replacements here on Bulbapedia and tried the Up+Select+R thing. It gave the Pokemon back, but if you ...
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Is there any move that cures the enemy pokemon's status problems?

I am currently engaged in a desperate struggle to capture the roaming legendary beasts. I have my sights set on Entei at the moment, having brought it down to 1 HP and paralyzed it. Sadly, it is still ...
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Can any Pokemon learn False Swipe, Mean Look, and a move to inflict paralysis or sleep?

I am going after the roaming pokemon in Pokemon SoulSilver, and they are a nuisance to catch. I need Mean Look to ensure that they don't immediately run, False Swipe to hurt it as much as possible ...
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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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Pokemon: Are there any adverse effects to making a legendary beast faint?

At a certain point in Pokemon Soul-Silver/Heat-Gold, the legendary beasts start wandering about the game map and it is possible to encounter and battle them. Naturally, I want to catch them all, but ...
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Which Pokemon are easy to turn into “medalists”?

I'm trying to have one of my Pokemon win all of the Pokethlon events, but this is naturally not such a simple matter since most Pokemon are only strong in certain areas. Therefore, I was wondering if ...
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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 ...