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In Pokémon Platinum, HeartGold and SoulSilver a commemorative print (Japanese: きねんプリント commemorative print) is an item which denotes a Pokémon Trainer as having defeated a Frontier Brain. They are the Sinnoh and Johto Battle Frontier's equivalent of a badge, and equivalent to the symbols from Hoenn's Battle Frontier. They feature an image of their respective facility, the player, and the Frontier Brain on the left and right sides respectively. There are two levels of them for each print: silver and gold. The Silver Print is black and white, while the Gold Print is in full color. The Silver is obtained when the Frontier Brain is defeated the first time, and the Gold is obtained when the player beats the Frontier Brain a second time. The background color on the player's Vs. Recorder will change depending on which facility he or she just got a print from. the colors are red for the Tower, blue for the Factory, yellow for the Arcade, green for the Castle, and pink for the Hall. Notice that these are the colors of the five Poffin flavors: Sweet, Sour, Bitter, Dry and Spicy.
List of prints
- Commemorative prints are popularly known as "medals," a term invented by Serebii.