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Page Structure

The 'dex portion of this page is a rehash of what I'm sure the dex page says about the games. Other than that, should we group new features by generation? I'm not quite sure what to do with this page, because the tag is warranted but the information is pretty complete. I think it's mainly an organizational issue, but I'm not quite sure... evkl 20:52, 24 December 2008 (UTC)

And a grammar one... some of it's really bad. TTEchidna 23:07, 24 December 2008 (UTC)
Sorry, my bad. I didn't know what to do. At least it was better than before. -- Clarky13 05:55, 27 December 2008 (UTC)
I grouped them - feel free to change it, but it is SO much easier to scan now. Also, the Pokédex page gives good descriptions, but they really aren't the same as what is listed here. I added when and from whom they are gotten in the game (since that is relevant to when the option in the menu appears) plus some duplicate info from the other page. Besides, anime info isn't relevant here, but is on the other page. It's a distillation. :) Jazzmoth 19:21, 3 January 2009 (UTC)
Looks, great Jazzmoth. Now, we only need a bit more information on the Generations -- Clarky13 07:08, 6 January 2009 (UTC)
Hmm, there is more info, now. Anything else? Personally, I think it's looking pretty good. For some reason, I feel like I've adopted this page as my own. :P Jazzmoth 20:09, 16 May 2009 (UTC)
Lol, I had to revert your edit on the Pokétch because it isn't actually the menu.--Clarky13 20:16, 16 May 2009 (UTC)
Yeah, for some reason my brain rewrote my memory of its location. But seriously, I do think we should still mention it somewhere.Jazzmoth 20:20, 16 May 2009 (UTC)


Whoa there guys. Okay, so it's not on the Menu. It does, however, replace something directly that was. Is there a way we can compromise, maybe just mentioning it? I think it would be very helpful to have it linked to, at the minimum.Jazzmoth 20:15, 16 May 2009 (UTC)

New Menu Template

I know this sound ridiculously hard, but could some1 make a new menu template? One that looks alot similar to the one in-game? ShinyPika 22:13, 16 August 2009 (UTC)

Why is this needed? —darklordtrom 20:27, 17 August 2009 (UTC)


I just realized something. You know how sprites of Pokémon in your party move up and down? I discovered that they move slower depending on their amount of HP left and their status condition. Should we add something about that? — AxxonntheAwesometrainer 23:31, 15 May 2010 (UTC)

You should add that in the page for the Party. --Si6x12 23:57, 13 September 2010 (UTC)

Other menu options

Are the other menu options such as "Reset" (for a player in the link cable room in Generation I) and "Quit" (to be judged in the Bug Catching Competition) notable enough to be included in this article? --Chickasaurus 15:35, 8 July 2010 (UTC)

Probably, yeah. Maybe something like a heading called "Special commands" that details each one? --ZestyCactus 16:17, 8 July 2010 (UTC)


Does anyone else thing a complete reorganization by Generation, and menu option subsections, would work better? I mean, when someone comes to this page, they're probably going to have a specific game in mind...well I don't know, maybe not. I just think if organized by generation, it would be easier to browse. Thoughts? --LimeGreenCharizard-- 11:42, 8 September 2011 (UTC)


When each are registered in my Pokémon Black 2 they are called:

  • Pokémon List
  • Pokédex
  • Bag
  • Trainer Card
  • (Save cannot be registered)
  • Options

Should we rename them? --Abcboy (talk) 15:37, 8 October 2012 (UTC)

Returning this page into revision as of 02:02, 26 April 2015

Please return this page to revision as of 02:02, 26 April 2015. I really don't liked what it looked in its latest revision. For me, the older revision I stated is better. --~~ThePokémonFanSince1995~~-- 07:40, 30 May 2015 (UTC)

Can you give some actual concrete reasons we can discuss? --Abcboy (talk) 14:19, 30 May 2015 (UTC)
Ah sorry. I meant Revision as of 08:35, 10 March 2015. I didn't noticed that the newer revision I stated is a mess. Here are some reasons are liked the older:
1. The older revision is not too short. SatoMew2 have removed a lot of information, some are those that are important, such as on how to get the Pokédex entry in Gens 1-6. The latest revision is too short (4,000 bytes), unlike the older revision (21,330 bytes).
2. The "Trivia" section is removed in the latest revision.
3. Alternate name is removed from the latest revision.
4. Older revision looked more aesthetic than the latest revision.
Although there are some reasons that can be fixed easily in the latest revision like 2 and 3 without the reasons 1 and 4, 1 and 4 is still major. If that is not enough, I will try to find more reasons. Thank you. --~~ThePokémonFanSince1995~~-- 02:09, 31 May 2015 (UTC)
1. From what I can tell, he was merely trying to prevent unneccesary repetition of information. Since we also have pages on each menu option, detailed info on the differences between games and generations can be found there. It would horrible if the list of Pokémon by National Pokédex number had detailed information on each Pokémon. Both of these pages are gateways to more specific pages.
2. All the important trivia points are still on the current page. What needs to go in the Trivia section on this page that isn't already on the page?
3. The alternate names aren't really relevant. It's pretty obvious that the menu accessed by the X button could be called the X menu.
4. The page would of course be improved if there were more pictures—but are more pictures necessary to cover the information on the page?
In summary, the old pages contains a large amount of information that is covered on pages like Bag and Trainer Card, and that information shouldn't be present here in such detail. --Abcboy (talk) 02:35, 31 May 2015 (UTC)