Questions tagged [pokemon-hgss-pokewalker]

a pedometer device specifically for use with Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver. Players collect 'watts' by walking which can be spent on utilising either the Dowsing Machine for items or the PokeRadar for finding wild Pokemon.

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Are Pokéwalkers locked to the original copy of HeartGold/SoulSilver that they came with?

I've just purchased Pokémon HeartGold for the Nintendo DS Lite and I was wondering if I could pair any Pokéwalker with my copy or would I need the Pokéwalker that was paired with the copy when new?
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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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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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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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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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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 ...