Questions tagged [pokemon-second-generation]

for questions about the 2nd generation of Pokemon games: Pokémon Gold, Silver and Crystal by Gamefreak and Nintendo, released in 1999 for the Game Boy Color and rereleased for the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console in 2017.

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Does any Pikachu transferred from Yellow to GSC via the Time Capsule hold a Light Ball, or just the starter Pikachu?

When you trade a Pokémon from a Gen 1 game (Red / Green / Blue / Yellow) to a Gen 2 game (Gold / Silver / Crystal) using the Time Capsule feature, they'll often appear holding an item in Gen 2. ...
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Is it possible to trade from an emulator into a nintendo device?

want to know, if it is worth shiny hunting on pokemon crystal, so if I get a shiny, I can trade it to not an emulator, and not be afraid of losing a shiny ,if my phone loses all of it's info.
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How to recover a deleted save file in Pokemon Gold Virtual Console?

I deleted my save file by mistake. Is there a way to recover it? I haven't started a new game yet.
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How are shiny odds affected by breeding shiny parents in Pokemon GSC?

I have heard that if you use shiny parents in Pokémon GSC, the likelihood of hatching a shiny Pokémon will be increased. Is this true? and if so, what are the odds?
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Does Shuckle really produce Rare Candies?

There's a rumor, which has been around for as long as Pokemon GSC has been around, that in said games, a Shuckle holding a Berry Juice will eventually turn it into a Rare Candy. I've not been able to ...
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Why can't I tune the radio to the Poké Flute station?

I am standing next to the sleeping Snorlax near Vermilion City. I have completed the power plant quest and I have the radio extension in my Pokégear. In order to awaken the Snorlax I am trying to ...
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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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Is it possible to teach Smeargle HM moves via Sketch in gen 2?

I've read online that Smeargle can learn any move via Sketch. Is there any opportunity in the 2nd generation to allow Smeargle to learn HM moves in this fashion, without using a link-cable? I'm ...
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Are Kanto Pokemon in GSC also version-exclusive?

All I can find is information on Johto version exclusives. Are the Pokemon available in Kanto the same for Gold and Silver? Or are they different like in Generation 1? Do they have the same exclusives ...
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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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Bug fixes for Pokémon Gold & Silver 3ds Virtual Console?

Just wondering if any of the numerous bugs in the original Gold and Silver are present in the recently released Virtual Console verions. I'm aware that glitches such as the shiny Ditto glitch are ...
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Does sliding on ice count as walking?

I am trying to friendship grind my eevee so I can get an umbreon in Pokémon Silver. One of the easiest ways of doing so is by walking back and forth for a long time. This method does take a while ...
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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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Is there a way to evolve a kadabra to an Alakazam and Onix to Steelix in Silver virtual console without pokebank or pokemon transporter?

I don't have another silver virtual console or gold and so I need to know if i can get alakazam an steelix in silver for the virtual console.
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Is it possible to trade Pokémon from Silver virtual console to Fire Red or Diamond?

I can't find anything about this and it won't work. I don't know if I'm doing something wrong.
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is it possible to trade in the digital version of Pokemon Gold?

I've just bought and downloaded Pokemon Gold for my 3DS. Is it possible for me to trade pokemon with other players somehow? Say, if I wanted an Alakazam or something, which would require trading?
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Where can I find a Leaf Stone?

I've been playing through Pokemon Crystal on my phone, and it's time for me to face the Elite Four. My team is alright at this point, but I've been stepping on egg-shells for a while now; I've got an ...
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Trading from Pokemon Silver to Crystal impossible?

When I attempt to trade between Silver and Crystal, the trading timeout happens right before I can finish getting my game saved. Help please. I am using two GBAs, if that makes any difference.
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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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Pokémon Gold and Silver: What are the chances of a clone being shiny?

I've been playing Pokémon Gold, and I'm going to do a test. But before I do this test, I need to see if anyone's already done it and confirmed the results. The test is, how long would it take to get a ...
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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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How can I fix a Pokémon Crystal cartridge that erases the save file whenever I place the Game Boy down?

I have a question about the Pokémon Crystal cartridge I just bought. It saves and has got a new battery in it, but when I place the Game Boy down the game resets and has no saved file. How do I fix ...
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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 Pokémon Gold sometimes delete my save data? [duplicate]

I purchased Pokémon Gold, second hand, but it keeps deleting its save data at random intervals. I started playing it the other day, and when I came back a day later, found that the data had been ...
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Pokemon trading between two gen II games on the GBA SP

I know you can't trade between pokemon games Gen II and Gen III. But can I play a Gen II game (for example Pokemon Crystal) on my GameBoy Advance SP and play another Gen II game (for example Pokemon ...
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Why does my Pokémon Gold cartridge seem to forget saved gameplay?

I recently bought a copy of Pokémon gold version at a car boot sale. I played it for a while but then I had to stop, so I saved and then turned the game boy off, and took the game out. The next day ...
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Is it possible to recreate the same exact stats from a Pokémon team?

I have the stats from my old Pokémon Team from Pokémon Crystal, the file was erased long ago but I took photos in case of anything. Today I want to play the game again but recover the same stats of ...
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Stuck at Cerulean gym in Pokemon Crystal

I am playing Pokemon Crystal on an emulator (visual boy advance). I've made it to the Kanto region and got as far as Cerulean City and got stuck at the gym. I went to the power plant and normally the ...
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Does the shiny Gyarados always have good IVs?

I've heard that whether or not a pokemon is shiny in Gold/Silver is determined by its IVs but there is also the red Gyarados which is always shiny. Now does this Gyarados have the same "good" IVs ...
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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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Recover save after save was overwritten on a game boy cartridge

BACKSTORY: I recently found my Pokémon gold cartridge, which I had from a very long time ago and I was surprised that it was still working after at least 7 years. I could play and save almost ...
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Were shiny Ditto more likely to produce shiny offspring?

I vaguely remember something about people using shiny Ditto in Gold/Silver/Crystal to increase the likelihood of shiny offspring. Was there any truth to this method, and if so, how did it work?
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Does a Pokémon Crystal game degrade after playing a lot?

I have an official Pokémon Crystal game and after playing more than 450 hours I see that my game is degrading, or I don't know why is this happening. Imagine that I have a Feraligatr in the first ...
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How can I catch Raikou in Pokémon crystal?

I'm trying to get it but I don't know what probabilities are to catch it, or where should I have to search for it.
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How do I battle with my Pokemon Gold/Silver Pokemon on Pokemon Stadium 2?

My friend and I have been playing Pokemon Gold and Silver versions on our Gameboy colors, and we thought it would be fun to battle on the big screen using Pokemon Stadium 2. So we got a Transfer Pak ...