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Talk:List of glitches in Generation II

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Sex change glitch

I can't test this as I no longer have a working copy of a Generation II game, but if I'm remembering this correctly, a Pokémon caught in Generation I will become whatever sex it's named when it's traded to Generation II (like, a Pikachu caught in Red and nicknamed "Pikachu♀" would become a female Pikachu when traded to Generation II). I don't remember how this affected exclusive-gender Pokémon though. Dannyjenn 17:07, 23 March 2012 (UTC)

I highly doubt that would work. However, if someone can test this, that would be great. --SnorlaxMonster 04:04, 24 March 2012 (UTC)

The 'Coward' Glitch

I've found a glitch in Pokémon Silver, not sure about Gold and Crystal yet.

If you go into battle with no Pokémon (and I mean at all) and the game acts as if you've won, even though you don't battle in the first place. Drakko 16:30, 15 April 2012 (UTC)

How do you end up with no Pokémon in your party? --SnorlaxMonster 10:42, 25 April 2012 (UTC)

I started the game, ignored Professor Elm's lab, used the walk through walls cheat, and just kept walking. Drakko 05:44, 27 April 2012 (UTC)

If you're using cheats, then it's not a glitch. --SnorlaxMonster 08:30, 27 April 2012 (UTC)

It is possible to do without cheating; http://profglitch.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=gcltempboard&action=display&thread=426&page=1 E1danQ 10:23, 27 April 2012 (UTC)

While you would have to perform a glitch to go into battle without a Pokemon, I don't think this would count as a glitch as it appears to be intentionally programmed that to avoid crashing. Maybe it should go in the Beta page? Snugglefox (talk) 01:13, 11 January 2014 (UTC)

GS Present as a glitch?!

Why is the damage formula of Present from Gold and Silver considered a glitch? It does not appear to have been an unintentional behavior of the games. In fact, all it seems is that Game Freak wanted the move to be "special" intentionally but then decided against it in Crystal so they changed it. Then that change was taken into account when Stadium 2 was developed. SatoMew 21:39, 15 April 2012 (UTC)

Everything about it screams glitch. Especially "Present only inflicts a quarter of the normal damage against Rock-type and Steel-type Pokémon." It replaces the opponent's defense stat with the index number of the attacking Pokémon's secondary type. The only time moves are majorly changed within a generation is when there is a glitch, because it messes up link battles so much. Such a drastic change would only have occurred if its effect was due to a glitch. --SnorlaxMonster 10:42, 25 April 2012 (UTC)

Extension to Shiny Ditto Glitch

Found by MissingnoXpert

Here's how it works:

Shiny Ditto to Gen I, Merge Ditto as the donor to the Pokemon you want to be Shiny. (He did it to Growlithe.. shiny Growlithe) Stabilize.. (he evolved it) Trade to Gen II (shiny Arcanine)

Notes: 1. You CANNOT use this in battles where it will gain XP, the reason is that its EXP will loop infinitely. To avoid, maybe you can breed it to get another Shiny? Then you could forget about the old one and start fresh... Nightshade likes PIE (talk) 22:37, 12 November 2012 (UTC)

What if a Rare Randy was used? Would that fix the EXP problem? Snugglefox (talk) 01:16, 11 January 2014 (UTC)

Thick Club and Belly Drum

Expanded on the Thick Club glitch and added the belly Drum Glitch - unsigned comment from RbyerCrystal (talkcontribs)