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The Pokémon Journal is a gossip magazine that has appeared in many of the main series games. However, the articles themselves can only be found in Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen and Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. In the former, the articles serve as a source for Fame Checker entries, usually including facts possessing rumor-like characteristics. In the latter, the articles simply provide basic advice and highlight certain gameplay mechanics.
FireRed and LeafGreen
Most Pokémon Journal articles are found in the bookshelf in the back of a Pokémon Center, though they can be found in other buildings like a school in Viridian City and Celadon Mansion. Journal entries that mention Gym Leaders or Elite Four members do not appear until after the player has defeated everyone mentioned in them, and the Journal entry on Mr. Fuji in the Cinnabar Island Pokémon Center does not appear until after defeating the Elite Four. Although Pokémon Journals can be found on the Sevii Islands, according to a Gentleman, the newest copy is missing from Four Island during the events of Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen.
Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
Pokémon Journal returns in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, where articles can be found on the bookshelves at the back of every Pokémon Center in the Hoenn region. Unlike in FireRed and LeafGreen, the articles serve no purpose other than to offer basic gameplay hints and tips.
| Oldale Town
|| In battle, place the cursor over a move and press the L and A Buttons to read info about the move.
| Petalburg City
|| Select and drag the move buttons on the status screen to swap the positions of the moves.
| Rustboro City
|| To check the locations of Trainers looking for a rematch, Secret Bases you've found, or Berries ready to harvest, use your AreaNav!|
Select the icons you want to check, and blinking icons will point the way.
| Dewford Town
|| Time for a poem!|
"When to your BuzzNav you give a touch, you can fast-forward, but don't use it too much!"
Don't forget to check out the show, everybody!
| Slateport City
|| If a Pokémon with the Super Luck Ability holds a Scope Lens, its critical-hit ratio will be further boosted.
| Mauville City
|| Is organizing Boxes overwhelming? Then press START!|
Every time you press the button, you can switch the modes for selecting Pokémon.
| Verdanturf Town
|| If you want to know your communication status, check the upper-right corner of your PokéNav Plus!|
If you have opened the PSS screen once, the icon you see there indicates the current communication status.
| Fallarbor Town
|| Do you know the Pokémon move called Sweet Scent? If you use it in tall grass, Pokémon come out in a horde!
| Lavaridge Town
|| Use a Fire-type move on a frozen Pokémon, and you can melt the ice.
| Fortree City
|| Touch the place you want to fly to on the AreaNav. You can instantly use Fly!
| Lilycove City
|| Just like Poison-type Pokémon being immune to poison, Ghost-type Pokémon can flee regardless of Mean Look and Shadow Tag.
| Mossdeep City
|| The effects of Secret Power and Nature Power depend on the location. Misty Terrain and Grassy Terrain also change their effects.
| Sootopolis City
|| During sandstorms or hail, wild Pokémon protect themselves by going underground with Dig or diving deep into the sea with Dive.
| Pacifidlog Town
|| Even when riding on a Pokémon using the HM move Surf, unbelievably, you can still fish!|
Let's all enjoy our elegant fishing lifestyles with our Pokémon!
| Ever Grande City
|| If you use Trick Room after Trick Room is used, the Pokémon with the higher Speed stat can attack first again.
| Battle Resort
|| If Pokémon with the same Speed move at the same time, nobody can tell which Pokémon will move first.