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Encyclopedia > Pokémon Gold
the main characters from the Pokémon Gold, Silver, and Crystal games. From left to right: the player (called Yoshi in the Anime), Professor Oak, and the players rival. Full body pictures for each of these characters can be found at http://www.geocities.com/pokemontours2/indexes/people This... Pokémon Gold and Silver main characters

In the The original Game Boys design set the standard for handheld gaming consoles. The Game Boy (Japanese: ゲームボーイ) is a series of battery powered handheld game consoles sold by Nintendo. It is the best selling game system to date. The Game Boy was the second... Game Boy This article is about games played on consoles. Computer and video games is about games in general. A screenshot of Tetris for the Nintendo Game Boy A console game (better known as a video game) is a form of interactive multimedia used for entertainment, which consists of a moveable image... video games Pokémon Gold and Silver, players must become Pokémon Trainers by exploring Johto (Jōto) is a region in the fictional Pokémon World. This mountainous region doesnt have any major rivers, but it is very wide. It consists of: New Bark Town Cherrygrove City Violet City Union Cave Azalea Town Ilex Forest Goldenrod City Johto Cities & Towns Olivine... Johto, collecting the eight regional gym badges, and capturing Pokémon ( Japanese: ポケモン Pokemon, pronounced Poh-Kay-Mon) is a video game franchise, created by Satoshi Tajiri and published by Nintendo for several of their systems, most importantly the Game Boy. It has been merchandised into anime, manga, trading cards, toys, and much more. The... Pokémon. At the beginning, players have a choice of starting Pokémon ( Japanese: ポケモン Pokemon, pronounced Poh-Kay-Mon) is a video game franchise, created by Satoshi Tajiri and published by Nintendo for several of their systems, most importantly the Game Boy. It has been merchandised into anime, manga, trading cards, toys, and much more. The... Pokémon: Chikorita, known as Chicorita (チコリータ Chikoriita) in the original Japanese, is one of the three starter Pokémon available in Pokémon Gold, Silver, and Crystal. (The other two are Cyndaquil and Totodile.) According to the Pokédex, this Pokémon loves to soak up the... Chikorita, Totodile, known as Waninoko (ワニノコ) in Japan, is one of the three starter pokémon available in Pokémon Gold, Silver, and Crystal (the other two are Chikorita and Cyndaquil). According to the pokédex, this pokémon has very well-developed jaws capable of crushing anything... Totodile, or Cyndaquil, known as Hinoarashi (ヒノアラシ) in the original Japanese, Feurigel in German, Hericendre in French, and Beukein (브케인) in Korean, is one of the three starter Pokémon available in Pokémon Gold, Silver, and Crystal (the other two are Chikorita and Totodile). According... Cyndaquil. It is impossible to get any Gold/Silver Pokémon to the Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, FireRed or LeafGreen versions.


The new region of Johto

Johto (Jōto) is a region in the fictional Pokémon World. This mountainous region doesnt have any major rivers, but it is very wide. It consists of: New Bark Town Cherrygrove City Violet City Union Cave Azalea Town Ilex Forest Goldenrod City Johto Cities & Towns Olivine... Johto, apart from being "a whole new world to live in" also offers about a hundred new pokémon (which can learn new moves) for players to capture and discover with a new version of the The Johto Pokédex The Pokédex (Zukan in Japan), a portmanteau of Pokémon (itself a portmanteau of pocket and monster) and index, as well as a play on the term Rolodex, is an electronic device featured in the popular video game and anime series Pok... Pokédex; plus, there's also the addition of the Pokégear, Berries, special pokéballs, and breeding Pokémon to produce Pokémon Eggs from which baby Pokémon hatch. The game also introduces "shiny" Pokémon ( Japanese: ポケモン Pokemon, pronounced Poh-Kay-Mon) is a video game franchise, created by Satoshi Tajiri and published by Nintendo for several of their systems, most importantly the Game Boy. It has been merchandised into anime, manga, trading cards, toys, and much more. The... Pokémon, i.e. Pokémon with a different coloring than normal, and also rare to appear.


However, the games' path is not an easy one. To begin with, there's a character who steals a pokémon from Pokémon Professors Professor Oak Professor Elm Professor Birch Professor Ivy In the world of Pokémon, Professor Elm (Utsugi-Hakase as he is known in Japan) is the Pokémon Professor in charge of giving starting-off trainers their first Pokémon in the video games Pokémon Gold... Professor Elm (the person who gives players their starter Pokémon) and becomes the player's rival throughout the course of the game. His excessively rough personality shows players what their attitude should not be like.


Additionally, Team Rocket (ロケット団 Roketto Dan in Japanese) is an evil organization in the fictional world of Pokémon which exploits Pokémon for profit. The complete organization is headed by a man named Giovanni. However, the term Team Rocket generally refers to three members that represent... Team Rocket—disbanned at the end of the previous games (Pokémon Red, Green, Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue were the first Pokémon games released for the Game Boy in the United States. It is necessary to buy both versions and trade between them to collect all the Pokémon. Pokémon Blue is called Pok... Blue, and Yellow)—has reorganized and is active again, and it is part of the players' mission to stop them.


A different Kanto

Pokémon Gold title screen

After beating the The Elite Four (or Four Emperors in Japanese) is a team of four Pokémon trainers in the Pokémon merchandise of video games, television series, comic books etc. They possess powerful Pokémon and great fighting prowess. They are a little like Gym leaders in that each focuses on... Elite Four at the Pokémon League, players can travel through Kanto, the region from the previous games, and see how things have changed over the past three years:

  1. The player can meet and battle many of the characters from the previous games, including the rival of the original games, Main anime characters In the television series Pokémon, the trainer Gary Oak (Known as Shigeru in Japan) is Professor Oaks grandson and Ash Ketchums rival. He is called Blue (Or Green in the original Japanese) in most of the Pokémon games, in which he ends up... Blue (Green in the Japanese versions). After completing the quests in Kanto you can access a new area in Johto and battle Main anime characters The trainer Ash Ketchum from Pallet Town, known as Satoshi (サトシ) in the original Japanese and Red in most of the games (see Non-Anime Info) is the main character of the Pokémon anime, the Pokémon manga series (Electric Tale of Pikachu), and... Red, the protagonist of the original games. Another quite notable difference is that Koga, gym leader of Fuschia City (now Elite Four member), has been replaced by his daughter, Janine.
  2. Articuno, known as Freezer (フリーザー Furīzā) in Japan, is Pokémon #144 in the National Pokédex, and #299 in the Hoenn Pokédex. Articuno is part of the Legendary Birds, which also include Zapdos, and Moltres. Name origin Articuno originates from the... Articuno, Zapdos is listed as Pokémon #145 in the National Pokédex, and #300 in the Hoenn Pokédex. Zapdos is part of the Legendary Birds, which consist of Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres. Name origin Zapdos originates from the words zap, because it is an electric-type, and dos, Spanish... Zapdos, and Moltres is a yellow fire bird Pokémon with burning wings. Moltres is Pokémon #146 and it is both Fire type and Flying type. It is one of the three legendary bird Pokémon, with the other two being Articuno and Zapdos. This is the Fire type of these... Moltres are no longer here, apparently due to being replaced by Raikou, Entei, and Suicine is one of the three Legendary dogs (the other two being Raikou and Entei) in the games Pokémon Gold, Silver, and Crystal. In the Pokémon Anime, Suicune made a feature appearance during the movie: Voice of the Forest. It also appears in quite a few episodes, including... Suicune. The infamous Unknown Dungeon has disappeared, and Mewtwo is fictional character from the Pokémon franchise. It is widely considered to be one of the most powerful Pokémon in the entire franchise. Name Origin The name Mewtwo originates from the name of Mew, the Pokémon from whom it was cloned, and also from the number... Mewtwo is also gone.
  3. Pokémon Tower in Lavender Town is replaced by a Radio Tower, similar to the one in Goldenrod City.
  4. The Power Plant has also been altered, and it is now in use. This is due to the Magnet Train in Saffron City where the Copycat used to live. She has moved to another home in the same city.
  5. In the Gold and Silver versions, the Safari Zone in Kanto is not open. Some have speculated that the Safari Zone was not included in the Gold and Silver games because of the presence of the Screenshot of the Glitch City accessed through the Cinnabar Coast (the moment that the player comes out of the Safari Building) Glitch City is a term used by fans to refer to a city caused by a bug that occurs in the Pokémon video game Red, Blue and Yellow... Glitch City trick, and once it was removed it had to be put somewhere else, so it was moved to what is now the Johto (Jōto) is a region in the fictional Pokémon World. This mountainous region doesnt have any major rivers, but it is very wide. It consists of: New Bark Town Cherrygrove City Violet City Union Cave Azalea Town Ilex Forest Goldenrod City Johto Cities & Towns Olivine... Johto bug-catching contest. Missingno. (missing number, like its Japanese name, けつばん (ketsuban), which is Japanese for missing number) is a glitch Pokémon which is found in the Pokémon Red, Blue, and Yellow Game Boy games and likely owes its existence to a programming oversight. There have also been... Missingno and 'M are gone, too.

Manga

A This article is about the Japanese medium. Manga can also refer to La Manga (a place in the Mar Menor, Murcia, Spain) and Manga Entertainment (an American and British distributor of anime, but not manga). Rurouni Kenshin manga, volume 1 (English version) Manga (漫画) is the Japanese word for... manga series named Pokémon Gold & Silver, made by Saito Muneo, is based off of the video games.


See also: Pokémon (video games)

Pokémon ( Japanese: ポケモン Pokemon, pronounced Poh-Kay-Mon) is a video game franchise, created by Satoshi Tajiri and published by Nintendo for several of their systems, most importantly the Game Boy. It has been merchandised into anime, manga, trading cards, toys, and much more. The... Pokémon The original Game Boys design set the standard for handheld gaming consoles. The Game Boy (Japanese: ゲームボーイ) is a series of battery powered handheld game consoles sold by Nintendo. It is the best selling game system to date. The Game Boy was the second... Game Boy / The final Nintendo DS design, revealed July 28, 2004. The Nintendo DS (which is short for Dual Screen, although Nintendo has also promotionally said it to be short for Developers System, due to the ease of development for the handheld), is an innovative dual-screen portable video game console... DS games
Pokémon Red and Blue | Pokémon Green (Pocket Monsters Green or ポケットモンスター~緑, Pocket Monster Midori) is a role-playing game for the Game Boy. Pocket Monsters Green is the counterpart to Pocket Monsters Red that was released in Japan on February 27, 1996. These... Pokémon Green | Pokémon Yellow | Pokémon Gold and Silver | Pokémon Crystal is the third game in the Pokémon video game series incarnation for the Nintendo Game Boy Color. It follows Pokémon Gold and Silver. The game was released in Japan on December 14, 2000 and on July 21, 2001 in North America. It... Pokémon Crystal | Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire | Pokémon Emerald | Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen | Pokémon Diamond and Pearl

 
 

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