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Questions tagged [pokemon-third-generation]

The third generation of Pokémon games, also sometimes known as the advance or advanced generation, is the third set of Pokémon games released, and is described by some to be a "resetting" of the series.

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Can “damage over time” effects stack in pokemon?

For example, lets say that a Pokemon is poisoned (or burnt) while a sandstorm rages and is attacked with Bind, do all three damages stack on top of each other after the "turn" is over?
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Breaking out of a neverending battle without leaving the match

Recently, I was in the Battle Factory in Pokemon Emerald and was put up against a Pokemon with maxed out defense stats. I was using Latias, and had the opponent's attack at the minimum. Unfortunately, ...
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Can I get repeated Contest Ribbons?

I was looking at the list of ribbons on Pokémon games, but I see there are some 'repeated' ribbons, like the 'Beauty Ribbon' awarded in Generation III and IV games. My question is, if I get a Pokémon ...
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What in-game hints are given for the evolution of Feebas?

Feebas evolves into Milotic either by significantly increasing its 'beauty' stat or by trading it while holding a Prism Scale. Both of these triggers for evolution, as far as I know, are unique to ...
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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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Day-Caring a Pokémon will have same effect as leveling it up by battling?

I am playing the 3rd generation Pokémon games now. I completed Sapphire and want to go to the Battle Tower with a level 50 Pokémon and I've found quite a lot of Rare Candies by using the Zigzagoon ...
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When a Pokémon rewards multiple EVs, which one comes first?

If I have a Pokémon that is currently at 509 EVs and I beat an Ivysaur (which grants 1 AtSpe EV and 1 DefSpe EV), which EV will I earn ? (Considering AtSpe and DefSpe aren't yet at 255) What actual ...
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How many shiny Pokémon can be caught in Pokémon Emerald?

I have recently caught a shiny, golden Pokémon in Pokémon Emerald leading me to ask is there a limit to how many golden, shiny Pokémon I can catch?
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Will shiny Pokemon appear when playing Pokemon on an emulator?

I'm playing the original Ruby (mugs version) on My boy! emulator for android and I am seriously considering looking for Shinies BUT, are there shinies in roms? Or does the RNG process that ...
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I ran out of attack PP in a battle with Magikarp, what can I do?

I've been playing Pokemon Ruby edition, when I stumbled across fisherman Dan or whatever and his three useless Magikarps. I have a level thirteen Mudkip that had fainted, and I was trying to level up ...
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Why would I breed Pokémon I already have?

When you put two Pokémon of the same kind but opposite gender in the Pokémon daycare they will start to spawn eggs at rapid rate. Only one egg can be held by the day care man though. Day care manager ...
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How long do Black Flute repel and White Flute attract effects last?

I walked a thousand steps through filthy ash to get Black Flute which is supposed to repel wild Pokémon. This is what it says: A glass flute that keeps away wild POKéMON. And the White one: A ...
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Can't use Thunder Stone with any Pokémon

I'm trying to use a Thunder Stone, but I can't use it with any of the Pokémon on my team. Why can't I use it? Can it only be used with some specific Pokémon?
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How can I make a Pokémon easily level-up?

While I am playing Pokémon Emerald, I need to defeat some trainers through the game to go to the next badge. I am not into Pokémon, so I don't know exactly if there's an easy way to level-up a Pokémon....
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Why do generation 3 Pokemon games run after the battery has died?

So when the internal battery of the first two generations of Pokemon ran out, they were unable to keep a save file once power was cut to the unit. Why is it then that the 3rd Generation keeps going, ...
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Can the Regi Trio and Rayquaza be respawned in their locations if you kill or run from them in Emerald?

Can I get any of the Regi Trio or Rayquaza if I run from them in battle? Does it effect the requirements to get them available in any way?
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How do I use a captured Pokemon?

I just started playing Omega Ruby and it has been years since I've played. After I catch a pokemon that goes into my pokedex, how to I transfer it into my lineup so I can use it in battles?
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My Pokémon game keeps auto-resetting

I was playing Pokemon Sapphire, and I encountered a glitch of some sort. While I was in the middle of a Pokemon battle, my GBA SP decided to randomly automatically restart. At first, I thought it ...
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Why can't I smash rocks with Rock Smash?

Hey guys I have Pokemon Ruby on GBA and I have a problem. I have obtained rock smash and taught it to one of my Pokemon, but I still can't smash the rocks in the tunnel at Slateport. What might be the ...
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How to register an item to the SELECT button in Pokemon Fire Red?

I've heard there is a method to do this in Pokemon FireRed, but I just cannot figure it out. When you press the SELECT key an nothing is bound, you get prompted: An item in the BAG can be ...
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Does Tropius' Chlorophyll work even if it's ally uses 'Sunny Day' in a double battle?

Thanks for reading, For some reason, when I fight a double battle using my Tropius and Numel, Tropius' speed remains at a constant of 39 even after a few turns when Numel uses Sunny day. Is this a ...
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Trouble finding Latias after a 'dry' internal battery in Pokemon Sapphire?

I have had Pokemon Sapphire for a long time and it has just recently suffered from a dry internal battery. With this given, I have also defeated the Elite 4 several times and have not received a ...
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Train Pokemon fast or slow method?

I'm playing Pokemon FireRed, and I want to get a Nidoran from an egg. This little Nidoran will be level 5. (This can be applied to all low level Pokémon) When you put a Pokémon in first position and ...
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Cheat for Pokemon Emerald causes the game to freeze on the Android GBA Emulator?

I started playing Emerald few weeks back. I wanted to use cheats here. I had put the master code and the master ball code which works absolutely fine. But whenever I use pokemon code nothing happens. ...
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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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Elite Four members don't give correct reward money with Amulet Coin?

I've been playing Pokemon Ruby as of late, and once I got past Victory Road, I noticed I was extremely low on money for potions and whatnot, so I looked around for ways to farm some. I read on ...
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Are Generation 3 Pokemon titles still Needed to complete the Generation 6 National Dex?

Back in the days of Generation 4, you needed to import Pokemon from Generation 3 in order to complete the National Pokedex. The Generation 5 titles seemed to reduce a lot of this, so is importing ...
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How do I evolve Kadabra to its final form without trading it?

I play Pokemon Emerald on the computer using VisualBoy Advance, so I can't evolve my Kadabra by trading it. Is there any other way I can turn my Kadabra into Alakazam?
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Why do the stars when catching Pokemon in Third Generation only appear in Emerald Version? [closed]

When you throw a pokeball at a pokemon in Emerald Version, there are some stars that show up when the ball pops when you catch a pokemon, But in Ruby/Sapphire it does not. Why does it only do this in ...
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Why are there stars when I throw a pokeball?

It is not always happening, Sometimes when I throw a pokeball and successfully catch that pokemon, It has little stars showing, What is the meaning of that? The version I am playing is Emerald, Ruby, ...
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Can I trade pokemon between different versions(e.g. Pokemon Ruby and Emerald)?

I have a copy of the US Pokemon Emerald game and a copy of ESP Pokemon Ruby game version. Can I trade between the two versions? If so, how?
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How To Choose Between Two (Similar) Pokemon

I'm playing Pokemon Emerald, although this is generic to any pokemon game. My questions are really about two ways of picking Pokemon: How do I pick Pokemon, at all? I assume I should have some sort of ...
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Is it possible to catch all the Leaf Green Pokemon using a Gameboy emulator?

I am currently playing Pokemon Leaf Green on a GameBoy Advance emulator. Is there any way to catch all the Pokemon? I understand that to get all the Pokemon, you need to trade to get Pokemon that are ...
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What is the Pokemon move/attack that always leaves opponents with at least 1 hit point?

I remember that there was a move or attack one of my Pokemon had that caused damage to the opponent but would leave at least one hit point. I am most interested about its avaibility in Leaf Green. ...