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'''''Pokémon Sinnoh Handbook''''' by [[Tracey West]] and [[Katherine Noll]] is a handbook that was published in September 2007, and is one of the sequels to ''[[The Official Pokémon Handbook]]''. It served as a paper form of the [[List of Pokémon by Sinnoh Pokédex number|Sinnoh Pokédex]] from {{2v2|Diamond|Pearl}}. It contained an entry for all the [[Pokémon]] in the Sinnoh Pokédex. The front cover has pictures of the starter Pokémon ({{p|Chimchar}}, {{p|Piplup}}, and {{p|Turtwig}}) that one can choose from in the Diamond and Pearl games. There was a shorter version for schools serviced by [[Scholastic]]; it omitted Pokémon found only in {{v2|Platinum}} and the [[legendary Pokémon]] not found in [[List of Pokémon by Sinnoh Pokédex number|either regional Pokédex]] ({{p|Cresselia}}, {{p|Shaymin}}, etc.).
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'''''Pokémon Sinnoh Handbook''''' (ISBN 978-0-545-00072-7) by [[Tracey West]] and [[Katherine Noll]] is an edition of the ''[[The Official Pokémon Handbook]]'' series that was published in September 2007. It served as a paper form of the [[List of Pokémon by Sinnoh Pokédex number|Sinnoh Pokédex]] from {{2v2|Diamond|Pearl}} and contained an entry for all the [[Generation IV]] Pokémon. The front cover has pictures of the starter Pokémon ({{p|Chimchar}}, {{p|Piplup}}, and {{p|Turtwig}}) that one can choose from in the Diamond and Pearl games. There was a shorter version for schools serviced by [[Scholastic]]; it omitted Pokémon found only in {{v2|Platinum}} and the [[legendary Pokémon]] not found in [[List of Pokémon by Sinnoh Pokédex number|either regional Pokédex]] ({{p|Cresselia}}, {{p|Shaymin}}, etc.).
 
==Entries==
 
==Entries==
Each [[Pokémon]] with an entry either shares a page of the book with one other Pokémon or has a page to itself. Features include a summary, a picture of the Pokémon, and an evolution chain.
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Each Pokémon either shares its page of the book with another or is by itself. Each entry has the Pokémon's summary, picture, and evolution chain.
   
 
===Name===
 
===Name===
Each entry is topped with a large red box. It has the Pokémon's name and its [[species]] (e.g. Shield Pokémon for {{p|Bastiodon}}).
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Each entry is topped with a large red box that has the Pokémon's name and [[species]] (e.g. Shield Pokémon for {{p|Bastiodon}}).
 
 
 
===Stats===
 
===Stats===
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===Evolution chain===
 
===Evolution chain===
At the very bottom of the entry there are pictures with arrows between them to show what the Pokémon evolves into. Pokémon that do not evolve do not have an evolution chain and instead have the words "DOES NOT EVOLVE".
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At the very bottom of each Pokémon's entry is a diagram of its evolutionary family. Pokémon that do not evolve instead have the words "DOES NOT EVOLVE".
   
 
==Other content==
 
==Other content==
The book also features an introduction to the book, a rundown of how each entry is laid out, an introduction to the Sinnoh region, an appendix about {{Ash}}, {{an|Brock}}, {{an|Dawn}} and their current Pokémon (as of ''[[DP019|Twice Smitten, Once Shy]]''), and a poster of all the Pokémon in the [[List of Pokémon by Sinnoh Pokédex number|Sinnoh Pokédex]], as of {{2v2|Diamond|Pearl}}.
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The book has an introduction, a guide to the layout of the entries, an introduction to the Sinnoh region, an appendix about {{Ash}}, {{an|Brock}}, {{an|Dawn}} and their current Pokémon (as of ''[[DP019|Twice Smitten, Once Shy]]''), and a poster of all the Pokémon in the [[List of Pokémon by Sinnoh Pokédex number|Sinnoh Pokédex]] as of {{2v2|Diamond|Pearl}}.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
===Errors===
 
===Errors===
* {{p|Abra}} and {{p|Alakazam}}'s [[species]] names are incorrectly listed as "Psychic Pokémon" instead of "Psi Pokémon."
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* {{p|Abra}} and {{p|Alakazam}}'s pages incorrectly label their [[species]] names as "Psychic Pokémon" instead of "Psi Pokémon."
* {{m|Bug Buzz}} is listed as "Big Buzz" on {{p|Kricketune}} and {{p|Mothim}}'s pages.
 
* {{p|Cherubi}}'s page repeats the move {{m|SolarBeam}}.
 
 
* {{m|Double Hit}}, {{m|Fling}}, {{m|Nasty Plot}}, and {{m|Last Resort}} are missing from {{p|Aipom}}'s page.
 
* {{m|Double Hit}}, {{m|Fling}}, {{m|Nasty Plot}}, and {{m|Last Resort}} are missing from {{p|Aipom}}'s page.
* {{p|Garchomp}} has {{m|Sucker Punch}}, {{m|Payback}} and {{m|Dark Pulse}} on its level-up move list, even though it can't learn these moves at all.
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* {{p|Blissey}}'s page is missing its weight.
* On {{p|Geodude}}'s page, "edge" is misspelled as "eye."
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* {{p|Cherubi}}'s page features the move {{m|SolarBeam}} twice.
* On {{p|Golduck}}'s page, it is implied that {{Ash}} battled [[Katie]] twice, whereas he only battled her once (but over the course of two episodes).
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* {{p|Garchomp}}'s moves include {{m|Sucker Punch}}, {{m|Payback}}, and {{m|Dark Pulse}}, none of which it can learn.
* All instances of {{m|Guard Swap}} are listed as {{DL|Battle item|Guard Spec}}.
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* Though the Pokémon are supposed to be listed in alphabetical order, {{p|Gastrodon}} is listed before {{p|Gastly}} and {{p|Steelix}} is listed before {{p|Spiritomb}}.
* On {{p|Mr. Mime}}'s page, sight is misspelled as site.
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* {{p|Geodude}}'s page misspells {{m|Stone Edge}} as "Stone ''Eye''."
* {{p|Murkrow}}'s page lists a non-existent move "Repeat."
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* {{p|Golduck}}'s page implies that {{Ash}} battled [[Katie]] twice, whereas he only battled her once (but over the course of two episodes).
* On {{p|Palkia}}'s page, {{m|Spacial Rend}} is listed as Spatial Rend.
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* {{m|Bug Buzz}} is listed as "Big Buzz" on {{p|Kricketune}} and {{p|Mothim}}'s pages.
* Though the Pokémon are supposed to be listed in alphabetical order, {{p|Steelix}} is listed before {{p|Spiritomb}}.
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* All instances of {{m|Guard Swap}} are listed as {{DL|Battle item|Guard Spec|Guard ''Spec''}}.
* Similarly, {{p|Gastrodon}} is listed before {{p|Gastly}}.
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* {{p|Mr. Mime}}'s page mispells {{m|Future Sight}} as "Future ''Site''."
* {{p|Snover}}'s entry lists its type as "{{2t|Ice|Grass}}" instead of "{{2t|Grass|Ice}}."
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* {{p|Murkrow}}'s page lists a non-existent move, "Repeat."
* {{p|Blissey}}'s page is missing Blissey's weight.
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* {{p|Palkia}}'s page lists {{m|Spacial Rend}} as "''Spatial'' Rend."
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* {{p|Snover}}'s page lists its type as "{{2t|Ice|Grass}}" instead of "{{2t|Grass|Ice}}."
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Pokémon Sinnoh Handbook
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ISBN: 978-0-545-00072-7
Published: September 2007
Publisher: Scholastic logo.png
Author: Tracey West, Katherine Noll
Preceded By: Pokémon Kanto Handbook
Succeeded By: Pokémon Ultimate Handbook

Pokémon Sinnoh Handbook (ISBN 978-0-545-00072-7) by Tracey West and Katherine Noll is an edition of the The Official Pokémon Handbook series that was published in September 2007. It served as a paper form of the Sinnoh Pokédex from Diamond and Pearl and contained an entry for all the Generation IV Pokémon. The front cover has pictures of the starter Pokémon (Chimchar, Piplup, and Turtwig) that one can choose from in the Diamond and Pearl games. There was a shorter version for schools serviced by Scholastic; it omitted Pokémon found only in Platinum and the legendary Pokémon not found in either regional Pokédex (Cresselia, Shaymin, etc.).

Entries

Each Pokémon either shares its page of the book with another or is by itself. Each entry has the Pokémon's summary, picture, and evolution chain.

Name

Each entry is topped with a large red box that has the Pokémon's name and species (e.g. Shield Pokémon for Bastiodon).

Stats

On the side of the pages, the entries list the following stats:

  1. Name pronunciation
  2. Techniques (the basic and most commonly used moves of that Pokémon)
  3. Type
  4. Height (in feet and inches)
  5. Weight (in pounds)

Evolution chain

At the very bottom of each Pokémon's entry is a diagram of its evolutionary family. Pokémon that do not evolve instead have the words "DOES NOT EVOLVE".

Other content

The book has an introduction, a guide to the layout of the entries, an introduction to the Sinnoh region, an appendix about Ash, Brock, Dawn and their current Pokémon (as of Twice Smitten, Once Shy), and a poster of all the Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex as of Diamond and Pearl.

Trivia

Errors


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