Talk:Pokémon Gold and Silver Versions

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So what's the change in the decision? Did Evkl change his mind? I think these combined pages are going to be crowded when listing differences. And it makes other pages like Green, Yellow, and Emerald stick out.

The differences can be listed in separate articles, if they are going to be at all. A summary can be given on this main article, like Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver have different sets of wild Pokémon obtainable. But, I think such a list can be presented compactly like this:

Gold-only Silver-only
  • a
  • b
  • c
  • d
  • e
  • f
  • g
  • h
  • i
Also in Crystal
  • k
  • l
  • m
  • n
  • o
  • p

Of course, you could vastly simplify it since we aren't discussing Pokémon Crystal. Here's the logic to decide which Pokémon goes where: If a Pokémon is in:

  • all 3: don't list.
  • none of the 3: don't list.
  • in Gold and Silver only: list with a b c
  • in Gold only: list with d e f
  • in Silver only: list with g h i
  • in Gold and Crystal only: list with k l m
  • in Silver and Crystal only: list with n o p

I think we shouldn't compare with the third of the series in these paired articles though, that can be done in the article for the third game itself.

I can't really think of any other major differences that would require such a detailed explanation though.

For large chunks of information common to all games in a series, perhaps create another article like Generation III Hoenn or Generation II Kanto. - 振霖T 11:10, 22 Mar 2005 (UTC)

Blatant lies

Gold and Silver also introduced the concept of evolution by methods other than leveling, using an evolutionary stone, or trading.

I removed this sentence, since evolutionary stones and trade evolutions were quite obviously already introduced in Generation I. -Pat 06:13, 20 April 2008 (UTC)

That's not what it said. It said that GSC introduced new evo methods other than leveling, stones, or trading. It did not say that it introduced stones and trading as new evo methods other than leveling. IIMarckus 06:17, 20 April 2008 (UTC)
Haha. Oh, I'm a douche. -Pat 03:36, 10 June 2008 (UTC)


isn't it a bit strange that its Diamond/Gem Pearl/Gem Platinum/Metal? now lets Look at this

Gold/Metal Silver/Metal? The name hints it!!

OR they could be pulling a Crystal on Us? Dakclaw 07:46, 17 May 2008 (UTC)

What are you saying? That Plantinum is the GS remake? I'd doubt it, why would Johto have a Spear Pillar? Posted by the Θρtιmαtum♏Talk|Links07:51 17 May 2008
What i'm Saying is that in Crystal at the end of the game you can travel to Kanto maybe in Platinum ::you can travel to Johto at the end of the game Dakclaw 07:53, 17 May 2008 (UTC)

No. That would be terrible, I hate Gen II Kanto and it would destroy any chancce of GSDS. Guardian of Earth 17:23, 10 June 2008 (UTC)

So tell me, Dakclaw, what does Crystal have to do with Red, Blue, Green and Yellow? Last time I checked, Crystal/Gem and RedBlueGreenYellow/Colors. Posted by the Θρtιmαtum♏Talk|Links07:58 17 May 2008
Crystal's not even a gem, it's a molecular structure. Anyway... I see what Dakclaw means, with Platinum's name possibly being yet another GSDS hint. But I seriously doubt you'd be able to visit Johto in Platinum... I mean, you could access Kanto in GS, so of course you could access it in Crystal. Why would it be "pulling a Crystal" if we couldn't visit it in DP?
Also, this discussion doesn't seem relevant to the article. We'd better stop it before we get in trouble with Sketchies; take it to the forums instead. --Martonimos((Talk)) 08:06, 17 May 2008 (UTC)

Red not a reference to Special?

It says that Red's team references Red from Special by including a Pikachu, Snorlax, and Espeon - is this true? It seems more likely (to me, at least) that it's a fairly generic team based on Generation 1 - he has all four starting Pokemon from Red/Green/Blue/Yellow, and the two non-legendary Pokemon that could be found outside of random encounters (though the Eevee has evolved). Does anyone else agree that Red's team referencing Special should be removed from the article?

I agree. This subject has also come up in the Red's Pikachu article. IIMarckus 15:41, 18 July 2008 (UTC)
Surely it's the other way round, as so much of Special is based on the games? For instance, Gold and Red going to battle at Mt. Silver and Lance telling Silver that he needs to treat his Pokemon with more care. I mean, he doesn't get the team exactly like Red in GS until the GS arc in the manga. I thought it was pretty obvious that Red's manga team is based on his team in Generation II as opposed to the other way around.


I read through the article and didn't find anything on the GS glitch that clones pokémon and I was wondering if it should be added or if there was a reason that it was not added. - unsigned comment from Greenmcr (talkcontribs)

Internal clock "glitch" - Ruby/Sapphire?

The internal clock wore out the game cartridge's battery faster, reducing the time it would last to about 6 years. Ruby/Sapphire has an internal clock (inside Brandon's bedroom, and the internal one that tells how long berries will take to grow). Will the same start to happen to R/S/E? C Teng [talk] 17:21, 17 April 2009 (UTC)