Questions tagged [pokemon-ruby-sapphire-emerald]

a role-playing game developed by Game Freak. Pokemon Ruby, Sapphire & Emerald are the first games released for the 3rd generation of Pokémon. Players take on the role of trainers: travelling through through the Hoenn region they catch and train Pokémon to compete in the Pokemon League and thwart the schemes of the nefarious criminal organizations Team Magma & Team Aqua. Use this tag for questions about Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald specifically.

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How can I get both Giga Drain and Mach Punch on Breloom?

I really want Breloom to know both Giga Drain and Mach Punch. Does Breloom learn Mach Punch on evolution or on level up only? In other words, do I specifically have to use a TM in order to obtain both ...
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Why does the move Leech Seed have so many odd quirks?

The move Leech Seed sets a volatile status on the opponent Pokemon, draining its HP. However, I've noticed there are several strange quirks that are unique to this move that make me think it is ...
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How do I get back to Fallabor after jumping over the ledge south of Meteor Falls?

So I was going to beat flannery and I was at the mountain where aqua runs magma out. After I talked to the scientist I left the mountain and went down a one way edge. However I don't think I can get ...
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How to use TM Dig in Pokemon Emerald

Hey so I just got TM Dig in Emerald but it keeps saying it doesn't work on the small indents, is it not supposed to dig there or is there something it to do before being able to dig?
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How to get all (Or most) Legendary Pokemon in Pokemon Emerald

I'm trying to go through Victory Road and need a Legendary Pokemon to help me, I need at least one Legendary Pokemon so if I can get some help on trying catch one of them, please let me know how. ...
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My Boy GBA stops when I load

So, the emulator sometimes stops working for no reason. Most of the time I ignore this, and just load my game, but this time I was playing Pokemon Emerald on the emulator, I was at the Battle Factory (...
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How to get Rock smash in pokemon emerald version

I'm unable to get the rock smash even though I defeated mauville gym leader the person who gives rock smash is saying that when u cut a rock a Pokemon comes flying .how do I get rock smash
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How many Pokemon can be obtained only in Emerald?

How many Pokemon can one have in Pokemon Emerald, assuming no trading with other games, no special event Pokemon, no cheat devices, and no exploiting arbitrary code execution glitches? In other ...
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View types in pokemon ruby

How can I see what type a pokemon is in the pkmn ruby pokedex? I can only see the types of the pokemon in my party.
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Battery Life of Pokemon Emerald?

I'm about to replace a battery in a Pokemon Emerald. I was wondering how long these batteries (CR1616) will last. (I would look it up myself but my school blocks almost everything that isn't ...
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Is this Pokémon Emerald cartridge fake?

I bought this cartridge of Pokémon Emerald in a thrift shop. The seller wasn't sure himself about the cartridge, but I bought it anyway. Playing it, there doesn't seems to be any difference in-game, ...
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Why I am not able to get Spore move on my Shroomish?

I play Pokemon Sapphire using MyBoy emulator on Android. My friends and I battle and trade Pokemon, so I decided what get Sporeloom Combo for me. This is what I did: First I searched on net and got ...
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Why there are hearts around my Pokémon?

I was playing sapphire today as usual but when I sent my zigzagoon to battle I noticed that there are hearts flown around him when it just came out of poke ball not the usual animations of lines or ...
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Am I trying to catch Feebas correctly?

I found the way to catch Feebas and changed the Trendy Phrase twice. After an attempt over 75 tiles, I just stopped it and went to sleep. The next day when I woke up, I found that the trendy phase had ...
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Do pokemon that don't kill still get EVs?

I have completed sapphire and I am still playing because my friends and I trade and battle. I am using MyBoy on android to play. I have a question, to which I haven't found a solution online yet. I ...
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Pokemon Emerald - Rayquaza flew away before Kyogre and Groudon

In Pokemon Emerald I sneaked past the people blocking the entrance for Wallace, now Kyogre and Groudon are there and Steven is asking me to find Wallace but he's not there and neither is Rayqauza. ...
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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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Does anything special happen if I transfer a Pokémon from RSE to ORAS?

I've recently come across two fanmade comics which depict the player character of Pokémon Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald trading one of their Pokémon to FireRed/LeafGreen, then transferring it to Diamond/Pearl/...
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Where can I catch Rayquaza in Pokemon Emerald?

Where can I catch Rayquaza in Pokemon Emerald?
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How to beat Mossdeep Gym Leaders in Pokémon Emerald?

I cannot beat Mossdeep gym leaders. Psychic with Earthquake just one-shot kills my Pokémon, that are slower than enemies and even my most powerful Pokemon make very little dent for Claydol and that ...
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Where do I get Exp Share in Pokemon Emerald?

Where can I find the Exp.Share? And also how early in the game can I get it?
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Is there a way to change Kyogre's nature or any of the legendaries?

I would like to "choose" the nature of Kyogre and the legendaries. When is the best time to save? Before the battle? Or is it unchangeable?
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Where are legendary pokemon “banned”?

I've read somewhere that Rayquaza and the other legendaries are banned somewhere (competitive gaming? battle arena? trainer hill?) Where are they "banned", and is Latios included in this? Take note ...
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Emerald EV lowering berries not working?

I am EV training my lv 45 gyarados so I'm trying to reset (or at the very least estimating how much it has). According to the ribbon girl, it had full EVs already (gave me the effort ribbon) so I ...
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Do emerald berries that lower EVs also lower stats if your pokemon eats enough?

Do the berries that lower 10 EVs each also lower your stat points? For example, let's say a lv 90 Gyarados eats 11 Kelpsy berries to lower its attack EVs. Will its attack actually lower down(...
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How would you know if you maxed out EVs on one stat or for all?

I already know that the max EV points a pokemon gets is 510, and that the max for a stat is 252 so you get 252 for 2 stats and 6 on another. Question is, how do I know if I maxed out a stat already?(...