Pokémon Puzzle League

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Pokémon Puzzle League
Pokémon Puzzle League's North American boxart
Basic info
Platform: {{{platform}}}
Category: Puzzle
Players: 1-2 players
Connectivity: None
Developer: NST
Intelligent Systems
Publisher: Nintendo
Part of: {{{gen_series}}}
ESRB: Everyone
Release dates
Japan: N/A
North America: September 25, 2000 (N64 Version)
May 5, 2008 (VC version)
Australia:  ???
Europe: March 16, 2001
South Korea: N/A
Hong Kong: N/A
Taiwan: N/A
Japanese: N/A

Pokémon Puzzle League, along with Pokémon Puzzle Challenge, are Pokémon based versions of the game Tetris Attack (Japanese: パネルでポン Panel de Pon).

Pokémon Puzzle League is a game for the Nintendo 64 and was released on September 1, 2000. It is the first Tetris Attack-style game to allow editing puzzles, and introduced a 3D mode of play. The game takes place in "Puzzle League Village." Within Puzzle League Village, there are nine different "places" to go to.

The title "Puzzle League" would go on to be the offical non-Japanese name for all future games in the " Panel De Pon" series which (to prevent alienation of male gamers), would remove the Fairy motif that persisted in the games for all non-Japanese releases of the games.

Pokémon Puzzle League was re-released for the Wii's Virtual Console on May 5, 2007 in the US.


Ash and Pikachu are on vacation (presumably after having competed in the Orange League), when they are called on the phone by Professor Oak, who tells Ash that he has been selected as one of the challengers for the Official Puzzle League Tournament. Ash excitedly accepts the offer, ready for a new challenge and heads off to Pokémon Puzzle League Village to compete.

Playable Characters

Unlockable Characters

Unplayable Characters


  • This game is the only Pokémon game to be made specifically for western audiences and not be released in Japan.
  • This game is the only Pokémon game to be based directly on the anime and have characters such as Tracey and Ritchie appear.
  • Lorelei is referred to by her correct name in this game, despite being called Prima in the anime.


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