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- This article is about glitch overlays of color. For the corruption of screen pixels, see Glitch.
Glitch screens are glitches that Generation I glitch Pokémon cause. It is an overlay of color over a Pokémon's sprite and the immediate surrounding area.
There are five variants of the glitch.
The red-tint is a recoloration of only pixels that have color. They gain an added red hue.
Red-tint over 4 h
's Pokédex entry
Red and Blue
The purple-tint is a heavy recoloration of all pixels in the sprites area. They gain a deep purple hue.
When the Pokémon is placed into battle, the sprite and whole battle menu will be tinted.
's Pokédex entry, showing very
heavy tinting. "No. 202" is barely visible
The purple tint is a moderate recoloration of pixels in the sprites area. They gain a purple hue.
X ゥ- xゥ,
's Pokédex entry with purple tint
'r 'r 4
's in-battle view of the screen
Blackout is a recoloration of only pixels that have color. They are all turned completely black. This screen is actually intentionally placed into the game, as it is used when the player blacks out.
- When a Pokémon has this, it may reveal its real colors at a random point within the battle.
's front sprite showing Blackout screen, and 94
's back sprite showing it also.
Blackbox is a recoloration of only pixels that have no color. They are all turned completely black.