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Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness

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|jnamename=ポケモンXD<span 闇の旋風ダーク・ルギアstyle="color:#FFF">Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness</span>
|boxartjname=Pokémon_XD_cover_US.jpg<span style="color:#FFF">ポケモンXD {{tt|闇|やみ}}の{{tt|旋風|かぜ}}ダーク・ルギア</span>
|captionboxart=Cover of Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, [[version mascot|featuring]] [[ShadowEN Lugia]]boxart.jpg
|platformcaption=Cover of Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, [[GameCubeGame mascot|featuring]] [[Shadow Lugia]]
|jbox=XD JP boxart.png
|jcaption=Japanese boxart of Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness
|platform=[[Nintendo GameCube]]
|category=RPG
|players=upSingle-player, to 4multiplayer
|link_method=Cable, [[Game Boy Advance Wireless Adapter|Wireless Adapter]], [[e-Reader]]
|developer=[[Genius Sonority]]
|publisher=[[Nintendo]]
|gen_series=[[Generation III]] [[version|mainside series]]
|cero=AAll
|esrb=E
|pegi=3+
|acb=G
|oflc=G8+
|release_date_ja=August 4, 2005<ref>[http://www.pokemon.co.jp/game/other/xd/ Pokémon.co.jp]</ref>
|release_date_na=October 3, 2005<ref>[http://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-video-games/pokemon-xd-gale-of-darkness/ Pokémon.com (US)]</ref>
|release_date_au=November 1910, 2005<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20051124073843/http://www.nintendo.com.au:80/nintendo/news/index.php Nintendo Australia] (archive)</ref>
|release_date_eu=November 18, 2005<ref>[http://www.pokemon.com/uk/pokemon-video-games/pokemon-xd-gale-of-darkness/ Pokémon.com (UK)]</ref>
|website_ja=[http://www.pokemon.co.jp/game/other/xd/ OfficialPokémon.co.jp]<br>[http://www.nintendo.co.jp/ngc/gxxj/ SiteNintendo.co.jp]
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'''Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness''' (Japanese: '''ポケモンXD {{tt|闇|やみ}}の{{tt|旋風|かぜ}}ダーク・ルギア''' ''Pokémon XD: Whirlwind of Darkness, Dark Lugia'') is [[Genius Sonority]]'s second Pokémon game for the [[Nintendo GameCube]]. The "XD" in the title stands for "eXtra Dimension."
 
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==CharactersPlot==
See [[:Category:XD characters|XD characters]] category.{{spoilers}}
The game once again takes place in the [[Orre]] region, about five years after the events of {{pkmn|Colosseum}}. In their second attempt at world domination, the criminal organization [[Cipher]] has created a [[Shadow Lugia]], codenamed ''XD001'', claimed to be immune to purification. A young {{pkmn|Trainer}}, [[Michael]], aims to defeat Cipher and prevent their plans.
 
==Locations==The game opens with a shot of the [[S.S. Libra]] cruising through the sea, when suddenly some helicopters appear overhead with [[Shadow Lugia]], which picks up the ship. The sailors fall out and watch in awe as it flies away, carrying the ship with it.
See [[:Category:XD locations|XD locations]] category.
The protagonist, [[Michael]], finds himself using a {{p|Salamence}} to battle a {{p|Metagross}}. No matter what the outcome is, when the battle is over the player will then find himself in the [[Pokémon HQ Lab]], where it is revealed that the battle was merely a simulation. Michael then speaks with [[Professor Krane]] and {{OBP|Lily|XD}}. Prof. Krane comments on Michael's battle skills, and Lily remembers that she hasn't seen [[Jovi]], Michael's younger sister, since lunch.
 
Lily asks Michael to look for her. Michael finds a [[P★DA]] that Professor Krane left him in his room and gets an e-mail telling him to ask [[Adon]], who was playing hide-and-seek with Jovi. Adon tells Michael to look in [[Dr. Kaminko]]'s house. After watching a report about the missing cargo ship that was carrying loads of Pokémon (the S.S. Libra), Michael goes to Kaminko's house, where he battles by [[Chobin]], who mistakes him for a burglar. After fending him off, Jovi shows up and Michael takes Jovi home.
 
Back at the HQ Lab, Michael talks to Prof. Krane and obtains the [[Snag Machine]], a machine that allows its owner to snag Shadow Pokémon from other Trainers. To complement the machine, Aidan adds a Shadow Monitor to the P★DA. When Professor Krane goes to ready the battle simulator for a test, some men come in and kidnap Professor Krane. Michael follows them outside and battles the leader, [[Naps]], who is using a {{pkmn2|Shadow}} {{p|Teddiursa}}, which Michael snags. However, Prof. Krane is taken away by his captors. Aidan mentions that Prof. Krane is crucial to the Purification Chamber project (a device that allows Shadow Pokémon to be purified), and that there is nothing they can do without him. Lily then says they can complete it themselves, and sends Michael to [[Gateon Port]] to retrieve a crucial part, with Jovi tagging along.
 
At Gateon Port, Jovi runs into [[Zook]], who sends out his Shadow {{p|Zangoose}} in anger. Before he can do anything else, however, a mysterious wealthy man, [[Mr. Verich]], steps in and has one of his bodyguards defeat Zook. Michael and Jovi retrieve the machine part from the mechanic [[Perr]] (snagging a few Shadow Pokémon on the way) and return to the HQ Lab.
 
Lily mentions that there is a place in [[Agate Village]] that can purify Shadow Pokémon, and Michael heads there. While there, he meets Eagun, the elder of Agate Village, who shows Michael the [[Relic Stone]], a stone that has the power to purify Shadow Pokémon. Eagun allows Michael to purify one Pokémon at the Stone, and Michael returns to the HQ Lab.
 
Michael then travels to the [[Cipher Lab]] to rescue Prof. Krane, and successfully does so while defeating Cipher Admin [[Lovrina]]. While at the lab, he finds a [[Data ROM]], and heads to Pyrite Town to speak with [[Secc]] and [[Nett]] at [[ONBS]], to see if they can decode it. After receiving some tips from [[Duking]] about [[Pokespots]], Michael receives a text from [[Nett]] saying to come back to [[Pyrite Town]]. [[Cipher]] has taken over [[ONBS]], and it's up to Michael to defeat them on his way up to see [[Nett]].
 
Michael's next stop is [[Phenac City]]. After his arrival, he finds that the city has been taken over by [[Cipher]]. After defeating the [[Cipher Peon]]s, he heads into the Phenac Stadium and defeats Cipher Admin [[Snattle]], freeing Phenac City.
 
Later, Michael is tipped off by Phenac's [[Trest|mayor]] about Cipher sticking around a strange building, and is also requested by a young girl in [[Pyrite Town]] to go save her Pokémon aboard the [[S.S. Libra]]; but both the strange building and the S.S. Libra are inaccessible due to the heavy sands that Michael's scooter can't pass. After [[Robo Groudon|another misunderstanding]] with [[Chobin]], Michael is able to get advanced wheels that can take him through the heavy sands. Although Michael can find the {{p|Bonsly|specific creature he was requested to find}}, it flees when startled by the [[PDA]], and all the other Pokémon supposedly aboard the ship have also disappeared. After encountering and dueling some more Cipher members, [[Team Snagem]] goons ambush Michael; by using {{m|Sleep Powder}}, they knock him out and steal his [[Snag Machine]] from him.
 
Michael then re-encounters [[Zook]] from [[Gateon Port]] at the [[Cipher Key Lair]], the strange building Justy told him about, but he cannot even attempt to snag his Shadow {{p|Zangoose}}. Also, two bulky guards make the key lair inaccessible to Michael, leaving him trapped out.
 
Fortunately, [[Secc]] at [[ONBS]] directs Michael to [[Hordel]] at the [[Outskirt Stand]]; he directs Michael to the [[Snagem Hideout]]. After battling through the swarm of Snagem members, Michael defeats the leader [[Gonzap]] and reclaims his [[Snag Machine]]; but when they both realize that they are both trying to defeat [[Cipher]], Gonzap agrees to help Michael through the guards. The same {{p|Gloom}} that put Michael to sleep puts the two bulky guards to sleep, letting Michael enter the [[Cipher Key Lair]]; after intensely battling through the many {{pkmn2|Shadow}}-enabled peons in it, and then after shutting down the factory thus ceasing the production of all Shadow Pokémon, Michael confronts and battles the third {{tc|Cipher Admin}}—[[Gorigan]].
 
After defeating the large, ape-like man, [[Mr. Verich]] appears on video and reveals that he is actually [[Greevil]], the true master of Cipher, and that he is hiding on [[Citadark Island]], but the island is in a very stormy area of sea and almost always has terrible weather, making it almost impossible to breach. With the help of [[Makan]], Michael—after getting the [[Master Ball]] from [[Professor Krane]]—enables the [[Robo Kyogre]], and journeys to [[Cipher]]'s last stronghold.
 
There, he battles through [[Lovrina]], [[Snattle]] and [[Gorigan]] a second time and an entire horde of Pokémon, and even battles [[Ardos]] and [[Eldes]], who are two more {{tc|Cipher Admin|Cipher Admins}} and [[Greevil]]'s bodyguards. After going through everyone, Michael battles [[Greevil]] after snagging or defeating [[Shadow Lugia]]. He defeats him, and it is then revealed that Ardos and Eldes are his sons. Ardos wishes to blow up Citadark Island, sacrificing Michael and all the Cipher members and Pokémon on the island so Cipher can live on, but he is ultimately spurned by Eldes, who convinces Greevil that Cipher is finished after being defeated a second time. Ardos storms off, and Eldes and Greevil decide to surrender to the police, thus ensuring Orre's safety.
 
Michael can complete the [[Orre Colosseum]] after this. The five Cipher Admins appear in competitions there, along with Gonzap and his Team Snagem followers as well as Chobin piloting Robo Groudon. Notably, when challenged, Ardos hints of his plans to resurrect Cipher, and upon being defeated, he labels Michael as Cipher's biggest threat.
 
==Blurb==
Experience The Extra Dimension!<br>Using [[Shadow Pokémon]], an evil organization has unleashed a sinister plot of world domination. With {{p|Eevee}} as your companion, and with the help of numerous friends along the way, you must fight against terrible foes and race against time to snag a purify the Shadow Pokémon and save the world!
 
Engage in fantastic battles with your friends! By connecting with a [[Game Boy Advance]]—using a [[Nintendo GameCube]] Game Boy Advance cable—you can import and battle with your Game Boy Advance Pokémon from Pokémon Emerald, FireRed, LeafGreen, Ruby and Sapphire!
 
==Gameplay==
Much like {{pkmn|Colosseum}}, Pokémon XD features a similar 3D gameplay to the [[core series]] of Pokémon games. Mechanics in [[Pokémon battle]]s are directly adapted. Also, similar to its predecessor, Pokémon XD features mostly [[Double Battle]]s instead of Single Battles. Unlike in Colosseum however, [[wild Pokémon]] can be found, albeit only in specific places called [[Poké Spot]]s.
 
===Changes from Pokémon Colosseum===
Some changes have been made to the region and gameplay from Pokémon Colosseum:
*The {{player|main character}}, Wes, is replaced by Michael. Michael's starter Pokemon is a L10 Eevee instead of a L25 Espeon and L26 Umbreon.
*Gameplay is less challenging until the post-game in Story Mode.
*PCs now have 8 Boxes, and access to the Purify Chamber. The Save function has been removed from PCs, replaced with a Save option in the menu.
*Hyper Mode is renamed Reverse Mode.
*Shadow Pokémon can't be put in the Day Care.
*Shadow Pokémon now learn exclusive Moves via purification.
*Shadow Rush's power has dropped to 50 and no longer causes recoil damage.
*Multiple Shadow moves have been added alongside Shadow Rush.
*Shadow Moves are now super effective against non-Shadow Pokemon but not very effective against Shadow Pokémon.
*There is now a '+' next to an opponent's Shadow Pokemon's level.
*Battle Mode has been dropped, though the Orre Colosseum has been incorporated into the post-game Story Mode.
*Calling a non-Shadow Pokemon raises its accuracy if it's not asleep.
*The Orre Region map got a makeover, and is now viewed from a 3D rather than a top-down look.
*Pyrite Cave, The Under and Phenac Stadium are inaccessible.
*Pyrite Building has been turned into ONBS.
*A Purify Chamber has been added.
*Wild Pokemon, in-game trades, a Move Relearner, Battle Bingo and Battle Sims have been added.
*Strategy Memo is automatically updated.
*In Mt. Battle, the player is no longer asked if the player wants to advance to the next zone.
*Areas 1-3 of Mt. Battle are available from the start.
*Mt. Battle trainer levels now go up to Level 70 and trainers now use Legendary Pokémon.
*TMs 07 (Hail), 46 (Thief) and 37 (Sandstorm) are gone.
*The books in the basement of the Phenac Pokémon Center are now described as a Hoenn/Kanto region research.
*Time Flutes are gone.
*Poké Balls can now be bought at most Poké Marts.
*There are now stricter conditions for trading with the GBA games.
 
===Characters===
[[File:XD Michael.png|thumb|right|100px|Michael, as he appears in Pokémon XD]]
{{main|:Category:XD characters|XD characters}}
The [[player character|protagonist]] of Pokémon XD is a young boy named [[Michael]], Trainer of an Eevee. Michael lives with his mother, {{OBP|Lily|XD}}, and his younger sister [[Jovi]]. [[Professor Krane]], a scientist researching Pokémon purification and a family friend, often assists him. A handful of other characters also appear, some returning from {{pkmn|Colosseum}} and some new.
 
The crime organization [[Cipher]] returns in the game with renewed plans. The syndicate includes five new admins: [[Lovrina]], [[Snattle]], [[Gorigan]], [[Ardos]] and [[Eldes]] hired by the team's [[Greevil|boss]]. [[Miror B.]] also appears in the game with new scopes in mind.
 
===Locations===
{{main|:Category:XD locations}}
The game's setting is in the [[Orre]] region, which has been altered after the five years that have passed. More [[wild Pokémon]] have started appearing, but Orre's land is still much less inhabited than other [[region]]s. Pokémon XD features locations not present in Colosseum, as well as landmarks such as [[Mt. Battle]] returning.
 
==Pokémon==
===Starting===
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===Snaggable===
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|-
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|- align="center"
{{Moveentry|216|Teddiursa|1|Normal||Level 11}}
{{Moveentry|165|Ledyba|2|Bug|Flying|Level 10}}
{{Moveentry|280|Ralts|1|Psychic||Level 20}}
{{Moveentry|303|Mawile|1|Steel||Level 22}}
{{Moveentry|361|Snorunt|1|Ice||Level 2220}}
{{Moveentry|204|Pineco|1|Bug||Level 2220}}
{{Moveentry|177|Natu|2|Psychic|Flying|Level 22}}
{{Moveentry|315|Roselia|2|Grass|Poison|Level 22}}
{{Moveentry|055|Golduck|1|Water||Level 33}}
{{Moveentry|302|Sableye|2|Dark|Ghost|Level 33}}
{{Moveentry|020|Raticate|1|Normal||Level 34}}
{{Moveentry|085|Dodrio|2|Normal|Flying|Level 34}}
{{Moveentry|020|Raticate|1|Normal||Level 34}}
{{Moveentry|083|Farfetch'd|2|Normal|Flying|Level 36}}
{{Moveentry|334|Altaria|2|Dragon|Flying|Level 36}}
{{Moveentry|115|Kangaskhan|1|Normal||Level 3635}}
{{Moveentry|354|Banette|1|Ghost||Level 37}}
{{Moveentry|126|Magmar|1|Fire||Level 36}}
{{Moveentry|127|Pinsir|1|Bug||Level 35}}
{{Moveentry|219|Magcargo|2|Fire|Rock|Level 38}}
{{Moveentry|078|Rapidash|1|Fire||Level 40}}
{{Moveentry|106219|HitmonleeMagcargo|12|FightingFire|Rock|Level 38}}
{{Moveentry|107|Hitmonchan|1|Fighting||Level 38}}
{{Moveentry|106|Hitmonlee|1|Fighting||Level 38}}
{{Moveentry|108|Lickitung|1|Normal||Level 38}}
{{Moveentry|123|Scyther|2|Bug|Flying|Level 40}}
{{Moveentry|338|Solrock|2|Rock|Psychic|Level 41}}
{{Moveentry|121|Starmie|2|Water|Psychic|Level 41}}
{{Moveentry|125|Electabuzz|1|Electric||Level 43}}
{{Moveentry|277|Swellow|2|Normal|Flying|Level 43}}
{{Moveentry|125|Electabuzz|1|Electric||Level 43}}
{{Moveentry|143|Snorlax|1|Normal||Level 43}}
{{Moveentry|062|Poliwrath|2|Water|Fighting|Level 42}}
{{Moveentry|105|Marowak|1|Ground||Level 44}}
{{Moveentry|131|Lapras|2|Water|Ice|Level 44}}
{{Moveentry|128|Tauros|1|Normal||Level 46}}
{{Moveentry|112|Rhydon|2|Ground|Rock|Level 46}}
{{Moveentry|103|Exeggutor|2|Grass|Psychic|Level 46}}
{{Moveentry|128|Tauros|1|Normal||Level 46}}
{{Moveentry|149|Dragonite|2|Dragon|Flying|Level 55}}
|}
|}
====Legendary Pokémon====
 
====Legendary Pokémon====
=====Lugia=====
{{G4eventmain|XD001}}
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}}
 
=====Articuno=====
{{G4eventG3event|
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}}
 
=====Zapdos=====
{{G4eventG3event|
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balllink=Poké Ball (item)|
pokemon=Zapdos|
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metencounter=Distant Landfateful|
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type1=Electric|move1=Thunderbolt|
type2=Psychic|move2=Extrasensory|
type3=Normal|move3=Baton Pass|
type4=Steel|move4=Metal Sound|
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leafgreen=yes|
emerald=yes|
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distribution=no|}}
}}
 
=====Moltres=====
{{G4eventG3event|
ball=Poké|
balllink=Poké Ball (item)|
pokemon=Moltres|
nick=MOLTRES|
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ability1=Pressure|
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metencounter=Distant Landfateful|
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type1=Psychic|move1=Extrasensory|
type2=Normal|move2=Morning Sun|
type3=Fire|move3=Will-O-Wisp|
type4=Fire|move4=Flamethrower|
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receive=no|
country=all regions|
obtain=pal|
ruby=yes|
sapphire=yes|
leafgreen=yes|
emerald=yes|
diamond=no|
pearl=no|
platinum=no|
xd=yes|
distribution=no|}}
}}
 
===Given===
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|-
! Shadow Pokémon
|- align="center"
|
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|- align="center"
{{Moveentry|175|Togepi|1|Normal||Level 25}}
|}
 
===Poké Spot Pokémon===
{{main|Poké border=1 width=300px style="background: #fff; border:1px solid #999; border-collapse:collapse;"Spot}}
{|- class="roundy" style="margin:auto; text-align:center; background: #{{RouteInfo/landdarkXD color}}; border: 5px solid #{{XD color light}}"
! width=20% | Name
! width=25% | [[Poké Spot]]
! width=27% | Levels
! width=10% | Rate
|-
| align=center | {{p|Hoppip}}
| align=center | Oasis
| align=center | 10 - 21
| align=center | Common
|-
| align=center | {{p|Phanpy}}
| align=center | Oasis
| align=center | 10 - 21
| align=center | Uncommon
|-
| align=center | {{p|Surskit}}
| align=center | Oasis
| align=center | 10 - 21
| align=center | Rare
|-
| align=center | {{p|Zubat}}
| align=center | Cave
| align=center | 10 - 21
| align=center | Common
|-
| align=center | {{p|Aron}}
| align=center | Cave
| align=center | 10 - 21
| align=center | Uncommon
|-
| align=center | {{p|Wooper}}
| align=center | Cave
| align=center | 10 - 21
| align=center | Rare
|-
| align=center | {{p|Sandshrew}}
| align=center | Rock
| align=center | 10 - 21
| align=center | Common
|-
| align=center | {{p|Gligar}}
| align=center | Rock
| align=center | 10 - 21
| align=center | Uncommon
|-
| align=center | {{p|Trapinch}}
| align=center | Rock
| align=center | 10 - 21
| align=center | Rare
|-
! colspan="3" width=40% | Pokémon
! width=30% | {{color2|000|Poké Spot}}
! width=30% | Levels
|- style="background: #fff"
| 187
| [[File:187MS.png]]
| {{p|Hoppip}}
| Oasis
| 10-20
|- style="background: #fff"
| 231
| [[File:231MS.png]]
| {{p|Phanpy}}
| Oasis
| 10-20
|- style="background: #fff"
| 283
| [[File:283MS.png]]
| {{p|Surskit}}
| Oasis
| 10-20
|- style="background: #fff"
| 041
| [[File:041MS.png]]
| {{p|Zubat}}
| Cave
| 10-21
|- style="background: #fff"
| 304
| [[File:304MS.png]]
| {{p|Aron}}
| Cave
| 10-21
|- style="background: #fff"
| 194
| [[File:194MS.png]]
| {{p|Wooper}}
| Cave
| 10-21
|- style="background: #fff"
| 027
| [[File:027MS.png]]
| {{p|Sandshrew}}
| Rock
| 10-23
|- style="background: #fff"
| 207
| [[File:207MS.png]]
| {{p|Gligar}}
| Rock
| 10-20
|- style="background: #fff"
| class="roundybl" | 328
| [[File:328MS.png]]
| {{p|Trapinch}}
| Rock
| class="roundybr" | 10-20
|}
 
===In-gameJohto tradesstarter Pokémon===
After completing a new challenge in [[Mt. Battle]] by defeating 100 opponents with the same party, the player can have one of the following Johto starters. The player can obtain the remaining Pokémon by redoing the challenge all over again. Each of the Johto starters has their corresponding [[Move_variations#Variations_of_Hyper_Beam|elemental Hyper Beam]].
 
====Chikorita====
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typea=Grass|
otcolor=blue|
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type2=Normal|move2=Growl|
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type4=Grass|move4=Frenzy Plant|
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xd=yes|
distribution=no}}
 
====Cyndaquil====
{{G3event|
ball=Poké|
balllink=Poké Ball (item)|
pokemon=Cyndaquil|
nick=CYNDAQUIL|
gender=2|
level=5|
game=3r|
ndex=155|
typea=Fire|
otcolor=blue|
ot=(Player's)|
id=(Player's)|
shiny=maybe|
ability1=Blaze|
nature=Random|
encounter=fateful|
type1=Normal|move1=Tackle|
type2=Normal|move2=Leer|
type3=Fighting|move3=Reversal|
type4=Fire|move4=Blast Burn|
receive=no|
country=all regions|
ruby=yes|
sapphire=yes|
firered=yes|
leafgreen=yes|
emerald=yes|
xd=yes|
distribution=no}}
 
====Totodile====
{{G3event|
ball=Poké|
balllink=Poké Ball (item)|
pokemon=Totodile|
nick=TOTODILE|
gender=2|
level=5|
game=3r|
ndex=158|
typea=Water|
otcolor=blue|
ot=(Player's)|
id=(Player's)|
shiny=maybe|
ability1=Torrent|
nature=Random|
encounter=fateful|
type1=Normal|move1=Scratch|
type2=Normal|move2=Leer|
type3=Dark|move3=Crunch|
type4=Water|move4=Hydro Cannon|
receive=no|
country=all regions|
ruby=yes|
sapphire=yes|
firered=yes|
leafgreen=yes|
emerald=yes|
xd=yes|
distribution=no}}
 
===In-game trades===
====Elekid====
[[Hordel]] will only trade this Elekid for a purified [[Shadow Pokémon|Shadow]] {{p|Togepi}}, otherwise he will trade an Elekid with normal level-up moves.
{{G4eventG3event|
ball=Poké|
balllink=Poké Ball (item)|
pokemon=Elekid|
nick=ZAPRONG|
gender=2|
level=20|
game=3r|
id=41400|
ability1=Static|
datenature=Oct. 3, 2005Random|
metencounter=Distant Landfateful|
encounter=arrived|
type1=Ice|move1=Ice Punch|
type2=Fire|move2=Fire Punch|
type3=Electric|move3=ThunderPunch|
type4=Fighting|move4=Cross Chop|
ribbon=no|
receive=no|
country=all regions|
obtain=pal|
ruby=yes|
sapphire=yes|
leafgreen=yes|
emerald=yes|
diamond=no|
pearl=no|
platinum=no|
xd=yes|
distribution=no|}}
}}
 
====[[Duking]]====
[[Duking]] will trade these Pokémon if the player provides him with rare Pokémon from the PokéspotsPoké Spots.
 
=====Meditite=====
Give {{p|Trapinch}}
{{G4eventG3event|
ball=Poké|
balllink=Poké Ball (item)|
pokemon=Meditite|
nick=MEDITITE|
id=37149|
ability1=Pure Power|
datenature=Oct. 3, 2005Random|
metencounter=Distant Landfateful|
encounter=arrived|
type1=Fighting|move1=DynamicPunch|
type2=Psychic|move2=Confusion|
type3=Ghost|move3=Shadow Ball|
type4=Fighting|move4=Detect|
ribbon=no|
receive=no|
country=all regions|
obtain=pal|
ruby=yes|
sapphire=yes|
leafgreen=yes|
emerald=yes|
diamond=no|
pearl=no|
platinum=no|
xd=yes|
distribution=no|}}
}}
 
=====Shuckle=====
Give {{p|Surskit}}
{{G4eventG3event|
ball=Poké|
balllink=Poké Ball (item)|
pokemon=Shuckle|
nick=SHUCKLE|
id=37149|
ability1=Sturdy|
datenature=Oct. 3, 2005Random|
metencounter=Distant Landfateful|
encounter=arrived|
type1=Normal|move1=Substitute|
type2=Poison|move2=Toxic|
type3=Poison|move3=Sludge Bomb|
type4=Normal|move4=Encore|
ribbon=no|
receive=no|
country=all regions|
obtain=pal|
ruby=yes|
sapphire=yes|
leafgreen=yes|
emerald=yes|
diamond=no|
pearl=no|
platinum=no|
xd=yes|
distribution=no|}}
}}
 
=====Larvitar=====
TradeGive {{p|Wooper}}
{{G4eventG3event|
ball=Poké|
balllink=Poké Ball (item)|
pokemon=Larvitar|
nick=LARVITAR|
id=37149|
ability1=Guts|
datenature=Oct. 3, 2005Random|
metencounter=Distant Landfateful|
encountertype1=arrivedRock|move1=Sandstorm|
type1=Ground|move1=Sandstorm|
type2=Dragon|move2=Dragon Dance|
type3=Dark|move3=Bite|
type4=Dragon|move4=Outrage|
ribbon=no|
receive=no|
country=all regions|
obtain=pal|
ruby=yes|
sapphire=yes|
leafgreen=yes|
emerald=yes|
diamond=no|
pearl=no|
platinum=no|
xd=yes|
distribution=no|}}
}}
 
===Generation IV===
* {{p|Munchlax}}
* {{p|Bonsly}}
 
These Pokémon are not catchable, but they have special roles in the game. The Herbalist's Munchlax will often appear at a Poké Spot and make the heroplayer receive a false alarm that a wild Pokémon has appeared to eat his [[Poké SnacksSnack]]s. When the heroplayer finds Munchlax, the Herbalist will appear to take it back to her store, and she will offer the heroplayer ten more Poké Snacks for his trouble.
 
A girl's Bonsly can be found inside the [[S.S. Libra]] after it appears in the desert. This Bonsly is apparently a Pokémon that Cipher forgot to take to [[Cipher Key Lair]]. After saving Bonsly and taking it to the girl in [[Pyrite Town]], she'll will allow the heroplayer to playuse a special [[Battle Bingo#Bonsly_CardBonsly Card|bingo card]] at [[Realgam Tower]], which features Bonsly as a usableplayable Pokémon.
 
===Prizes=Connectivity==
ThesePlayers can transfer snagged Pokémon canfrom bePokémon receivedXD atto any of the portable [[Mt.Generation BattleIII]] aftergames: completing[[Pokémon allRuby 100and battles.Sapphire TheVersions|Ruby, playerSapphire]], [[Pokémon mayFireRed obtainand anotherLeafGreen starterVersions|FireRed, butLeafGreen]] heand must{{v|Emerald}}. redoThis alltransference 100functions battlesidentically to obtainthe [[trade|trading]] function in the other[[core desiredseries]] startergames, but can only happen in [[Phenac City]].
====Chikorita====* In order to do the above, one needs to have completed the sidequest to unlock trading with Hoenn-based games in FireRed and LeafGreen.
* Through exploitation of differences in linkup requirements, players can send Pokémon from XD to one of the handheld Hoenn games without beating the Elite Four, trading first to a game that has done so, trading from that to {{G4eventg|Colosseum}}, and trading from Colosseum to the Hoenn game.
ball=Poké|
pokemon=Chikorita|
nick=CHIKORITA|
gender=2|
level=5|
game=3r|
ndex=152|
typea=Grass|
otcolor=blue|
ot=(Player)|
id=(Player)|
ability1=Overgrow|
date=Oct. 3, 2005|
met=Distant Land|
encounter=arrived|
type1=Normal|move1=Tackle|
type2=Normal|move2=Growl|
type3=Rock|move3=AncientPower|
type4=Grass|move4=Frenzy Plant|
ribbon=no|
receive=no|
country=all regions|
obtain=pal|
ruby=yes|
sapphire=yes|
firered=yes|
leafgreen=yes|
emerald=yes|
diamond=no|
pearl=no|
platinum=no|
xd=yes|
distribution=no|
}}
 
====Cyndaquil==Development Cycle==
{{G4eventmain|Pokémon XD beta}}
ball=Poké|
pokemon=Cyndaquil|
nick=CYNDAQUIL|
gender=2|
level=5|
game=3r|
ndex=155|
typea=Fire|
otcolor=blue|
ot=(Player)|
id=(Player)|
ability1=Blaze|
date=Oct. 3, 2005|
met=Distant Land|
encounter=arrived|
type1=Normal|move1=Tackle|
type2=Normal|move2=Leer|
type3=Fighting|move3=Reversal|
type4=Fire|move4=Blast Burn|
ribbon=no|
receive=no|
country=all regions|
obtain=pal|
ruby=yes|
sapphire=yes|
firered=yes|
leafgreen=yes|
emerald=yes|
diamond=no|
pearl=no|
platinum=no|
xd=yes|
distribution=no|
}}
 
====Totodile==Staff==
{{G4eventmain|Staff of Pokémon XD}}
ball=Poké|
pokemon=Totodile|
nick=TOTODILE|
gender=2|
level=5|
game=3r|
ndex=158|
typea=Water|
otcolor=blue|
ot=(Player)|
id=(Player)|
ability1=Torrent|
date=Oct. 3, 2005|
met=Distant Land|
encounter=arrived|
type1=Normal|move1=Scratch|
type2=Normal|move2=Leer|
type3=Dark|move3=Crunch|
type4=Water|move4=Hydro Cannon|
ribbon=no|
receive=no|
country=all regions|
obtain=pal|
ruby=yes|
sapphire=yes|
firered=yes|
leafgreen=yes|
emerald=yes|
diamond=no|
pearl=no|
platinum=no|
xd=yes|
distribution=no|
}}
 
===Demo version prizes===
 
====Festa Metang====
{{G4event|
ball=Poké|
pokemon=Metang|
nick=メタング|
level=30|
game=3r|
ndex=375|
types=2|
typea=Steel|
typeb=Psychic|
otcolor=blue|
ot=フェスタ|
id=02005|
ability1=Clear Body|
date=Jul. 17, 2005|
met=Hoenn/Kanto|
encounter=arrived|
type1=Normal|move1=Take Down|
type2=Psychic|move2=Confusion|
type3=Steel|move3=Metal Claw|
type4=Normal|move4=Refresh|
rclass=National|
datedis=July 17 to August 21, 2005|
obtain=pal|
ruby=yes|
sapphire=yes|
firered=yes|
leafgreen=yes|
emerald=yes|
diamond=no|
pearl=no|
platinum=no|
}}
 
====Rocks Metang====
{{G4event|
ball=Poké|
pokemon=Metang|
nick=METANG|
level=30|
game=3r|
ndex=375|
types=2|
typea=Steel|
typeb=Psychic|
otcolor=red|
ot=ROCKS|
id=02005|
ability1=Clear Body|
date=Sep. 17, 2005|
met=Hoenn/Kanto|
encounter=arrived|
type1=Normal|move1=Take Down|
type2=Psychic|move2=Confusion|
type3=Steel|move3=Metal Claw|
type4=Normal|move4=Refresh|
rclass=National|
country=the United States|
datedis=September 17 to October 22, 2005|
obtain=pal|
ruby=yes|
sapphire=yes|
firered=yes|
leafgreen=yes|
emerald=yes|
diamond=no|
pearl=no|
platinum=no|
}}
 
These Metang were only obtainable at Japan's 2005 [[Pokémon Festa]] and the United States's 2005 [[Pokémon Rocks America]].
 
==Connectivity==
Players can transfer snagged Pokémon from Pokémon XD to any of the portable [[Generation III]] games: [[Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire Versions|Ruby, Sapphire]], [[Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen Versions|FireRed, LeafGreen]] and {{v|Emerald}}. This transference functions identically to the [[trade|trading]] function in the [[main series]] games, but can only happen in [[Phenac City]].
*In order to do the above, one needs to have completed the sidequest to unlock trading with Hoenn-based games in FireRed and LeafGreen.
*Through exploitation of differences in linkup requirements, players can send Pokémon from XD to one of the handheld Hoenn games without beating the Elite Four, trading first to a game that has done so, trading from that to {{g|Colosseum}}, and trading from Colosseum to the Hoenn game.
 
==Trivia==
* Though {{p|Lugia}}This is the mainlast focusPokémon ofgame theto game,be itreleased hasfor the second highest level of all snaggable [[ShadowNintendo PokémonGameCube]] in this game (tied with {{p|Articuno}}, {{p|Zapdos}}, {{p|Moltres}}, and {{p|Salamence}}). The Shadow Pokémon of the highest level in this game is a {{p|Dragonite}}.
* Pokémon XDThis is the only thePokémon secondgame truethat sequelwas Pokémonreleased game,outside afterof the [[Generationcore IIseries]] games, whichto arehave a sequel to [[Generationgame Imascot]].
**Before theThough release{{p|Lugia}} ofis Pokémonthe XD,main Reggiefocus Fils-Aimeof statedthe thatgame, Pokémonit XDhas wouldonly notthe besecond-highest alevel sequelof tosnaggable [[PokémonShadow ColosseumPokémon]] but(tied ratherwith a{{p|Articuno}}, whole{{p|Zapdos}}, new{{p|Moltres}}, gameand {{p|Salamence}}), havingat alevel similar50. styleThe toShadow Pokémon of the highest level in this game is a {{2v2p|Ruby|SapphireDragonite}} at level 55.
* IfBefore onethe tradesrelease aof Pokémon fromXD, {{pkmnwp|ColosseumReggie Fils-Aime}} tostated athat [[GenerationPokémon III|GBAXD game]]would andnot thenbe toa thissequel gameto {{pkmn|Colosseum}}, itbut willrather saya the Pokémon was metwhole innew Distant Landgame, evenhaving thougha itsimilar wasstyle caughtto in the same land, Orre{{2v2|Ruby|Sapphire}}.
* If aone playertrades pre-ordereda thisPokémon game,from they{{g|Colosseum}} could receiveto a limited edition [[NintendoGame GameCube|GameCubeBoy Advance]] skingame featuringand [[Shadowthen Lugia]]or,to {{p|Articuno}},this {{p|Zapdos}}game, {{p|Moltres}},it will say the Pokémon was met in {{p|Eevee}}a distant land, even though both Colosseum and [[Michael]]XD take place in Orre. A similar oddity occurs if the reverse is done.
* InIf the game, thea player canpre-ordered capturethis Lugiagame, thenthey Articuno,could Zapdosreceive anda Moltres.limited Coincidentallyedition in ''[[M02Nintendo GameCube|The Power of OneGameCube]]'' theskin featuring [[LawrenceShadow III|antagonistLugia]], of the movie captures {{p|Articuno}}, {{p|Zapdos}}, and {{p|Moltres}}, to{{p|Eevee}}, captureand Lugia[[Michael]].
*The game'sLike namein mayPokémon beColosseum, aShadow referencePokémon toare banned from VS mode. However, there are no restrictions on non-Shadow Pokémon that are given [[Shadow Lugia'move]]s originalthrough name[[cheating]]. beforeThe thesame releaselack of Goldrestrictions andalso Silver,apply Pokemonto X{{p|Bonsly}}.
*Unlike mostThis games,game travelingand by{{g|Colosseum}} footare isthe notonly requiredRPG asPokémon transportationgames toreleased getafter {{game|Crystal}} to newnot lands.allow Michaelthe usesplayer to achoose scootertheir insteadgender.
* The box art for Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness was designed by [[James Turner]]. <ref>[https://twitter.com/JamesTurner_42/status/900861377333542912 Tweet about designing Shadow Lugia and the box art for Pokémon XD]</ref>
 
===In other languages===
{{langtable|color={{XD color}}|bordercolor={{XD color light}}
|ja=ポケモンXD 闇の旋風ダーク・ルギア
|fr=Pokémon XD : Le Souffle des Ténèbres
|es=Pokémon XD: Tempestad Oscuraoscura
|de=Pokémon XD: Der Dunkle Sturm
|it=Pokémon XD: Tempesta Oscura}}
}}
 
{{Main series}}==References==
{{reflist}}
 
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[[pt:Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness]]
 
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[[fr:Pokémon XD : le Souffle des Ténèbres]]
[[it:Pokémon XD: Tempesta Oscura]]
[[ja:ポケモンXD 闇の旋風ダーク・ルギア]]
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