Wednesday: HGSS Coverage Day 21 + Dungeon Details

30-09-2009- 09:52 BST / 04:52 EDT by Serebii

Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Welcome to Day Twenty One of our coverage of the games Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. This update may be ammended several times over the day so be sure to check back. As the coverage is almost over, it is probable that not much will be added but there is still a variety of things to write pages about. Be sure to check the past two week's updates for stuff as well.
It's been almost three weeks of non-stop HeartGold & SoulSilver Coverage. I hope you have enjoyed it. There's still more to come, but daily HGSS additions may not continue for much longer
Last Update - 09:52 BST

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Pokéthlon

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Pokéthlon

As promised, I have updated the Pokéthlon page to include details on the museum rooms at the basement of the Pokéthlon Dome as well as the high scores for each of the Pokéthlon events. Expect more details added soon. Click the picture to go to the page.

Mystery Dungeon - Explorers of Sky

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Mystery Dungeon - Explorers of Sky - European Date

Yesterday, Nintendo of Europe revealed the European release date for the upcoming Mystery Dungeon game; Explorers of Sky. This game is the third game in the current Mystery Dungeon trilogy and features a variety of new dungeons and more accessible Pokémon such as Shaymin. It is due in Europe on November 20th 2009. Click the picture to go to our complete Explorers of Sky section.

Mystery Dungeon - Adventure Squad - Pokémon Password

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Pokémon Mystery Dungeon - Adventure Squad Series - Pokémon Passwords

Continuing our coverage of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon's Adventure Squad Series on WiiWare, I have updated the Password Page to include two new passwords for a variety of Pokémon. These Passwords are for Spiritomb and Metagross, both of levels above 40 to make things easier should you get stuck. Click the picture to go to the Password Pokémon Page

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: HGSS Coverage Day 20

29-09-2009- 10:11 BST / 05:11 EDT by Serebii

Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Welcome to Day Twenty of our coverage of the games Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. This update may be ammended several times over the day so be sure to check back. As the coverage is almost over, it is probable that not much will be added but there is still a variety of things to write pages about. Be sure to check the past two week's updates for stuff as well.
It's been almost three weeks of non-stop HeartGold & SoulSilver Coverage. I hope you have enjoyed it. There's still more to come, but daily HGSS additions may not continue for much longer
Last Update - 10:11 BST

HeartGold & Soul Silver - PickUp

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - PickUp

Another commonly requested page, I have compiled a table detailling all of the items that are obtained through the PickUp ability. The manner of obtaining these items works identically to Diamond, Pearl & Platinum, however the items themselves have changed a fair bit allowing for more variety between the games. Click the picture to go to the page.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: HGSS Coverage Day 19 & Oak's Letter

28-09-2009- 10:04 BST / 05:04 EDT by Serebii

Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Welcome to Day Eighteen of our coverage of the games Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. This update may be ammended several times over the day so be sure to check back. As the coverage is almost over, it is probable that not much will be added but there is still a variety of things to write pages about. Be sure to check the past two week's updates for stuff as well.
We're almost at the end of our coverage, there's a few loose ends to tie up and write about but other than that, we're nearly done. Beginning work on the rest of the Pokéthlon Details so should have that this week
Last Update - 10:04 BST

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Apricorns

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Apricorns

I have been asked many times as to what Apricorn edits what Pokémon's Pokéthlon stats when added into the Apricorn Juicer. As such, I have edited the Apricorn page detailling these details as well as their tastes. Click the picture to go to the page.

Pokémon Platinum - Oak's Letter

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Platinum - WiFi Event

The Oak's Letter WiFi Event is now available in America, Europe & Australia/New Zealand. It is available until November 8th. This item gives you access to an extention of Route 224 that leads up to a wild Shaymin. This Shaymin, like previous event Shaymin, will unlock the Gracidea in your games to allow you to change your Shaymin into its Sky Forme. Click the picture to go to the Platinum Wi-Fi Events page.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: HGSS Coverage Day 18 & Pokémon of the Week

27-09-2009- 11:12 BST / 06:12 EDT by Serebii

Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Welcome to Day Eighteen of our coverage of the games Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. This update may be ammended several times over the day so be sure to check back. As the coverage is almost over, it is probable that not much will be added but there is still a variety of things to write pages about. Be sure to check the past two week's updates for stuff as well.
We're almost at the end of our coverage, there's a few loose ends to tie up and write about but other than that, we're nearly done
Last Update - 11:12 BST

HeartGold & Soul Silver - PokéGear

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - PokéGear

As per request, I have updated the PokéGear page to include details on all the radio stations as well as details on the customisation you can do with the PokéGear in order to make it match your own personality. Click the picture to go to the page.

Sliding into Seventh

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Dub Episode Title

Once again, the MSN TV schedule revealed a new dub episode title. This is the episode title for the twenty-second episode of this season and the 595th episode total. This episode features Ash finally challenging the Snowpoint City Gym Leader; Candice. In a battle with a variety of icy Pokémon, the battle gets cold for Ash. This episode is to be called Sliding into Seventh and is scheduled to air on the 10th of October. Click the picture for synopsis and episode pictures;

Pokémon of the Week - Venomoth

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Who's That Pokémon

Once again going into the 4th Generation Competitive Battling strategies, we are covering our one-hundred & thirty-third Pokémon. Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced within the first generation. It is a nocturnal Pokémon. It flutters its wings to scatter dustlike scales. The scales leach toxins if they contact skin. So here it is, the one hundred & thirty-third featured Pokémon, Venomoth.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: HGSS Coverage Day 17

26-09-2009- 09:50 BST / 04:50 EDT by Serebii

Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Welcome to Day Seventeen of our coverage of the games Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. This update may be ammended several times over the day so be sure to check back. As the coverage is almost over, it is probable that not much will be added but there is still a variety of things to write pages about. Be sure to check the past two week's updates for stuff as well.
We're almost at the end of our coverage, there's a few loose ends to tie up and write about but other than that, we're nearly done
Last Update - 10:45 BST
Edit @ 10:28; Pokéthlon Stat page added
Edit @ 10:45; Pokéthlon stats added to each Pokémon's Pokédex page

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Pokéthlon Pokémon

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Pokéthlon Pokémon

Something that has been requested is the maximum stats of each of the Pokémon in the Pokéthlon. Each Pokéthlon can have a maximum statistic for each category of 5 but their maximum depends on the Pokémon, or in some cases, the Pokémon's form. As such, I have created a page detailling these. They will be added to the Pokédex soon. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - PokéWalker Courses

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - PokéWalker Courses

Concluding our PokéWalker Coverage, I have updated the course page to include the final courses obtainable in-game as well as the Pokémon and items found within. If you find some that we have missed, do not hestitate to send me an e-mail. Click the picture to go to the page.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: HGSS Coverage Day 16

25-09-2009- 08:25 BST / 03:25 EDT by Serebii

Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Welcome to Day Sixteen of our coverage of the games Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. This update may be ammended several times over the day so be sure to check back. As the coverage is almost over, it is probable that not much will be added but there is still a variety of things to write pages about. Be sure to check the past two week's updates for stuff as well.
Thanks for your ideas in regards to what else to cover, keep sending them in, they're giving me some good ideas
Last Update - 08:25 BST

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Team Rocket

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Team Rocket

As promised, I have created a page on the Team Rocket aspects of the game. It details every aspect of Team Rocket's campaign during the games in both Johto & Kanto. This page can act as a mini-walkthrough for each section, so be warned as it does contain spoilers. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Unobtainable Pokémon

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HeartGold & SoulSilver - Unobtainable Pokémon

One of the more common questions I get asked is what Pokémon are not obtainable in-game. As such, I have created a page that lists all the Pokémon that are not available to be captured in HeartGold, SoulSilver or the PokéWalker. There is a total of 69 Pokémon that are not obtainable within this game. Click the page to see the list

In The Animé Department

New Japanese Episode Titles

Another new Japanese Episode title has been revealed for an upcoming episode of the Animé in Japan. Not much is currently known about this episode. This episode is scheduled to air on October 29th.

Episode 617: Pikachu & Piplup Keep Away!

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: HGSS Coverage Day 15

24-09-2009- 09:52 BST / 04:52 EDT by Serebii

Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Welcome to Day Fifthteen of our coverage of the games Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. This update may be ammended several times over the day so be sure to check back. As the coverage is winding down, it is probable that not much will be added but there is still a variety of things to write pages about. Be sure to check the past two week's updates for stuff as well.
Thanks for your ideas in regards to what else to cover, keep sending them in.
Last Update - 09:52 BST

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Bug Catching Cotnest

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Bug Catching Contest

As per request, we have compiled a list of the Pokémon obtained in the Bug Catching Contest, both before and after obtaining the National Dex. The Hoenn & Sinnoh Pokémon appear on only two days out of the three Bug Catching Contest days. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Shining Leaf

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Shining Leaf

I have been asked about further locations for obtaining the Shining Leaf within the game. With that in mind, I have enhanced the list to include further discovered locations, now listing locations for each nature. If you find it in a location not listed here, feel free to e-mail it to me

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: HGSS Coverage Day 14 & Notched Ear Pichu US Name

23-09-2009- 09:00 BST / 04:00 EDT by Serebii

Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Welcome to Day Fourteen of our coverage of the games Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. This update may be ammended several times over the day so be sure to check back. As the coverage is winding down, it is probable that not much will be added but there is still a variety of things to write pages about. Be sure to check the past two week's updates for stuff as well.
Thanks for your ideas in regards to what else to cover, keep sending them in. I'm going to begin working on a Team Rocket page which should hopefully be done soon
Last Update - 09:00 BST

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Headbutt

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Headbutt

Another returning aspect from Pokémon Gold & Silver, you have the ability to headbutt trees for a new way to find Pokémon. Many Pokémon found in these trees are exclusive to them. With that in mind, I have created a page detailling the various aspects of Headbutt. We'll compile location lists soon. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Spiky Eared Pichu

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Spiky Eared Pichu

The official site has included an advert hinting at the Notched Ear Pichu's existence. However, the file name for that advert appears seems to show the US name for the Notched Ear Pichu. According to the advert, it is known as the Spiky Eared Pichu. This name is tentative so may change prior to release. This Pichu is a special Pichu that appears in the upcoming movie as well as being obtainable in HeartGold & SoulSilver. Click the picture to go to our page detailling the Spiky Eared Pichu HeartGold/SoulSilver event.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: HGSS Coverage Day 13 & Platinum WiFi Event

22-09-2009- 09:40 BST / 04:40 EDT by Serebii

Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Welcome to Day Thirteen of our coverage of the games Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. This update will be ammended several times over the day so be sure to check back. As the coverage is winding down, it is probable that not much will be added but there is still a variety of things to write pages about. Be sure to check the past two week's updates for stuff as well.
We're coming to the end of our coverage, got a few more pages to do, but we're essentially done. If there is there anything you still wish to know, e-mail me and I shall probably make a page
Last Update - 09:40 BST

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Commemorative Photos

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Commemorative Photos

Dotted around Johto & Kanto, you have the ability to have your photo taken in dozens of places in order to show your travels with your Pokémon team. As such, I have created a page that details all of the areas you can have your photo taken. Click the picture to go to the page.

Pokémon Platinum - Oak's Letter

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Platinum - WiFi Event

The official site has announced that the Oak's Letter item is to be distributed over Mystery Gift over WiFi for Pokémon Platinum in America from Monday, September 28th to November 8th. This item gives you access to an extention of Route 224 that leads up to a wild Shaymin. This Shaymin, like previous event Shaymin, will unlock the Gracidea in your games to allow you to change your Shaymin into its Sky Forme. Click the picture to go to the Platinum Wi-Fi Events page.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: HGSS Coverage Day 12 & Character Biographies

21-09-2009- 10:27 BST / 05:27 EDT by Serebii

Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Welcome to Day Twelve of our coverage of the games Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. This update will be ammended several times over the day so be sure to check back. As the coverage is winding down, it is probable that not much will be added but there is still a variety of things to write pages about. Be sure to check the past two week's updates for stuff as well.
I'm continuing to discover Safari Zone Pokémon and will update the page with the details soon
Last Update - 14:56 BST
Edit @ 14:56; Safari Zone Pokémon added to Safari Zone page

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Safari Zone

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Safari Zone

With help from a few others, I have compiled a preliminary page detailling the wild Pokémon found in the Safari Zone. Due to the customisation aspects, it is very hard to guage whether we have got all of them yet so the list will likely be updated as time goes on so check back for that. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Ruins of Alph

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Ruins of Alph

The Ruins of Alph contain a variety of extras, some of which introduced in Pokémon Crystal, some of which are completely brand new. With that in mind, I have created a page detailling all the aspects of the Ruins of Alph and the Unown. Click the picture to go to the page.

Character Biography - Dawn

In The Animé Department

Character Biography - Dawn

With last thursday's episode, I have updated Dawn's Character Biography with a brand new Pokémon. Click the picture to go to her Character Biography page

Character Biography - KotoneCharacter Biography - Kazunari

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Character Biographies - Kotone & Kazunari

In addition to Dawn's biography, I have also created two character biographies for the two new characters introduced on thursday; Kotone & Kazunari. These characters are to be recurring characters as they have briefly joined Ash & Co. on their travels. Click the picture to go to their respective Character Biography page

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: HGSS Coverage Day 11 & Episode Pictures

20-09-2009- 09:23 BST / 04:23 EDT by Serebii

Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Welcome to Day Eleven of our coverage of the games Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. This update will be ammended several times over the day so be sure to check back. As the coverage is winding down, it is probable that not much will be added but there is still a variety of things to write pages about. Be sure to check the past two week's updates for stuff as well.
I've begun working on a complete item list which should be up later today if all goes well
Last Update - 15:34 BST
Edit @ 13:57; Items Page Added
Edit @ 15:34; TM & HM Page Added

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Items

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Items

As requested, I have created a preliminary page detailling the items within this game. This list gives the item's description as well as a tentative location. Locations will likely be added for a while so let me know if I missed anything. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - TMs & HMs

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - TMs & HMs

As requested, I have created a preliminary page detailling the TMs & HMs within this game. This list gives the move description as well as a tentative location. Like with items, the locations will likely be added to as time goes by. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - PokéWalker Courses

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - PokéWalker Courses

I have added listings of the Pokémon and items found within most of the Sinnoh Courses of the PokéWalker peripheral. These Areas are based on several areas in Sinnoh and feature some Pokémon found around there. This list is only preliminary so there may be some additions as time goes on. Click the picture to go to the page.

Johto Festa! Chikorita and Totodile Appear!!

In The Animé Department

Episode Pictures

As usual, I have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan on Thursday. This episode features Ash & Co enter a town where a special Johto festival takes place. While there, they meet a trainer called Kotone and her Pokémon. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers;

Dungeon Capture!? Valley Windworks!!

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Episode Pictures

As usual, I have done pictures from the second episode that aired in Japan on Thursday. This episode features Ash & Co search for Kotone's Marill after it runs off, only to find themselves locked inside the Valley Windworks. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers;

Pokémon of the Week - Feraligatr

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Once again going into the 4th Generation Competitive Battling strategies, we are covering our one-hundred & thirty-second Pokémon. Today, we come to the conclusion of our three week HeartGold/SoulSilver tie-in special. It usually moves slowly, but it goes at blinding speed when it attacks and bites prey. It opens its huge mouth to intimidate enemies. In battle, it runs using its thick and powerful hind legs to charge the foe with incredible speed. It is hard for it to support its own weight out of water, so it gets down on all fours. So here it is, the one hundred & thirty-second featured Pokémon, Feraligatr.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: HGSS Coverage Day 10

19-09-2009- 07:45BST / 02:45 EDT by Serebii

Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Welcome to Day Ten of our coverage of the games Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. This update will be ammended many times over the day so be sure to check back. As the coverage is winding down, it is probable that not much will be added but there is still a variety of things to write pages about. Be sure to check the past week's updates for stuff as well.
I've begun working on Pokéarth to include HGSS data, hopefully it will be done this weekend. I shall also likely add pictures from yesterday's two episodes later in the day
Last Update - 17:32 BST
Edit @ 17:32; Pokéarth areas added

Pokéarth - HeartGold & SoulSilver

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Pokéarth - HeartGold & SoulSilver

As per request, I have updated Pokéarth with all of the location data of Johto & Kanto from HeartGold & SoulSilver. At the moment, this does not include the data for Safari Zone, Bug Catching Contests or Headbutt Trees. It also does not yet contrain trainer or item data, which shall be added soon. In addition to this, I have added another sub-section for Kanto in HGSS. Click the picture to go to the Pokéarth section

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Shining Leaf

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Shining Leaf

During playthroughs, people have found an extremely odd and rare item known as the Shining Leaf. This item does not have many uses but is elusive and mysterious enough to create a page detailling how to get this item and your reward for finding it. Click the picture to go to the page

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Bug Catching Contest

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Bug Catching Contest

We have worked out more details about the Bug Catching Contest. It seems that Hoenn & Sinnoh Pokémon only appear on two days of the week; Thursday & Saturday, leaving Tuesday to be the Bug Catching Contest with only Kanto & Johto bug Pokémon. Click the picture to go to the Bug Catching Contest page

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: HGSS Coverage Day 9

18-09-2009- 08:44 BST / 03:44 EDT by Serebii

Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Welcome to Day Nine of our coverage of the games Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. This update will be ammended many times over the day so be sure to check back. As the coverage is winding down, it is probable that not much will be added but there is still a variety of things to write pages about. Be sure to check the past week's updates for stuff as well.
I've begun working on Pokémon Encounter lists, hopefully it will be done this weekend. I shall also likely add pictures from yesterday's two episodes later in the day
Last Update - 17:51 BST
Edit @ 17:51; Pokémon Locations added to Pokédex

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Pokémon Locations

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Pokémon Locations

After an afternoon of conversion, with thanks to Eevee for the data, I have added the Wild Pokémon locations to the Pokédex. At the moment this does not include Headbutt Trees, Bug Catching Contest or Safari Zone Pokémon but that will hopefully change soon. In addition to that, there may be an area missing here and there on the shortlist on the Pokémon's main page, but the In-Depth Details section is accurate. Expect Pokéarth to be updated this weekend. Click the picture to go to the Pokédex

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Rock Smashn

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Rock Smash

Rock Smash returns in HeartGold & SoulSilver. Unlike in Diamond, Pearl & Platinum, Rock Smash allows you to battle a few Wild Pokémon at random points. However, in addition to that, you can also now find items under some rocks. As such, I have created a preliminary list detailling these items. Click the picture to go to the page

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Wi-Fi Events

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Wi-Fi Events

Today, the first WiFi event for Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver has gone live in Japan for all Japanese games. This WiFi event allows for the download of the PokéWalker course; Yellow Forest. This course features nothing but Pikachu and you may even find a Pikachu that learns fly. This WiFi event is active until November 10th so download it while you can. Click the picture to go to the WiFi Events page

In The Animé Department

New Japanese Episode Titles

Another few new Japanese Episode title has been revealed for two upcoming episodes of the Animé in Japan. These episodes feature a double battle of Ash & Dawn VS Kotone & Kazanuri and an explanation of the evolution of Misdreavus & Murkrow. These episodes are scheduled to air on October 15th and October 22nd respectively.

Episode 615: Ash and Dawn! Tag Battle!!
Episode 616: Misdreavus and Murkrow and the Dusk Stone!

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: HGSS Coverage Day 8

17-09-2009- 08:40 BST / 03:40 EDT by Serebii

Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Welcome to Day Seven of our coverage of the games Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. This update will be ammended many times over the day so be sure to check back. As the coverage is winding down, it is probable that not much will be added but there is still a variety of things to write pages about. Be sure to check the past week's updates for stuff as well. I've begun working on Pokémon Encounter lists, hopefully it will be done before too long. However, I still have a lot of pages that I'm going to add over the next few days so be sure to check page
Last Update - 17:14 BST
Edit @ 10:17; Pokéthlon page updated
Edit @ 13:18; More Safari Items Added
Edit @ 17:14; More PokéWalker Areas

HeartGold & Soul Silver - The Pokéthlon

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - The Pokéthlon

As per popular request, I have updated the Pokéthlon page with the remaining activities as well as details about the shops and other methods of spending your hard earned points in the Pokéthlon Dome. Click the picture to go to the page

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Safari Zone Customisation

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Safari Zone Customisation

We have discovered a variety of new items to be found within the Safari Zone Customisation function. These are obtained after receiving another call from Baoba, the Safari Zone Warden. As such, I have edited the Safari Zone page to include these details. Click the picture to go to the page

HeartGold & Soul Silver - PokéWalker Courses

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - PokéWalker Courses

I have added listings of the Pokémpon and items found within the Hoenn Courses of the PokéWalker peripheral. These Areas are based on several areas in Hoenn such as Lavaridge and Fortree City and feature some Pokémon found around there. This list is only preliminary so there may be some additions. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - In-Game Trades

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - In-Game Trades

We have discovered another in-game trade in the game. This trade is unique in that you can give any Pokémon in exchange for the Pokémon. I have added it to the in-game trade page. Click the picture to go to the page

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: HGSS Coverage Day 7

16-09-2009- 09:46 BST / 04:46 EDT by Serebii

Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Welcome to Day Seven of our coverage of the games Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. This update will be ammended many times over the day so be sure to check back. As the coverage is winding down, it is probable that not much will be added but there is still a variety of things to write pages about. Be sure to check yesterday, Sunday's Saturday's, Friday's Thursday's and Wednesday's Updates for stuff as well.
Last Update - 17:08 BST
Edit @ 11:05; Swarms discovered and page added. Version Exclusives Page edited with these details
Edit @ 11:25; Still discovering more swarms and adding them
Edit @ 17:08; Preliminary Daily/Weekly Events page added

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Swarm Pokémon

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Swarm Pokémon

Like previous games, HeartGold & SoulSilver contain Swarm Pokémon. These Pokémon mostly do not exist in the routes in which they swarm, however the do sometimes already exist and gain an encounter rate boost. We're still looking for locations so please bare with us. Click the picture to go to the page

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Daily & Weekly Events

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Daily & Weekly Events

As per request, I have created a preliminary page detailling the aspects of the game that change depending on the day or week. This page is only preliminary so it may be missing a few details at the moment. However, it will be updated should we find any more. Click the picture to go to the page

HeartGold & Soul Silver - In-Game Trades

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - In-Game Trades

Like with the previous games, there are a variety of points in the game where you can trade your Pokémon with a variety of in-game characters. I have compiled a list detailling all of these in-game trades as well as the details for each of the Pokéon. Click the picture to go to the page

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: HGSS Coverage Day 6

15-09-2009- 08:52 BST / 03:52 EDT by Serebii

Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Welcome to Day six of our coverage of the games Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. This update will be ammended many times over the day so be sure to check back. Once again, everything will be added to the Forum Discovery Thread with pictures. However, as coverage is winding down, there may not be that much. Be sure to check yesterday, Sunday's Saturday's, Friday's Thursday's and Wednesday's Updates for stuff as well.
Last Update - 20:09 BST
Edit @ 11:21; National Park Page Added
Edit @ 11:41; Probably the last major discovery other than WiFi events which we still have to discover; Method to get Hoenn & Sinnoh Pokémon discovered!
Edit @ 12:21; Added preliminary Hoenn & Sinnoh Pokémon list
Edit @ 15:00; Safari Zone Personal Customisation discovered
Edit @ 16:05; Seals confirmed to make a return. Obtain Seal Case from Miltank Farm
Edit @ 20:09; Version Exclusive page added

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Hoenn & Sinnoh Wild Pokémon

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Hoenn & Sinnoh Wild Pokémon

The last major unanswered question regarding HeartGold & SoulSilver has finally been discovered. Many people have asked how to get Pokémon from Sinnoh & Hoenn to appear in the wild in these games. It has since been discovered as only occuring on certain days. As such, I have created a page explaining the process. Click the picture to go to the page

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Safari Zone Customisation

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Safari Zone Customisation

Another major discovery has appeared. After a certain point in the game, you have the ability to fully customise the Safari Zone with a variety of items in order to lure new and different Pokémon into the areas. As such, I have edited the Safari Zone page to include these details. Click the picture to go to the page

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Gym Rematchs

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Gym Rematchs

We have finally managed to track down Lt. Surge's Rematch. He is only found between 2 hours on each day. As such, I have edited the Gym Leader Rematches page to include the rematch team for him. Click the picture to go to the page

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Version Exclusives

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Version Exclusives

As per popular demand, I have created a page detailling the Pokémon exclusive to each version. This is just a preliminary list until we discover all the Safari Zone Pokémon and still have another method of capturing Hoenn & Sinnoh Pokémon to find. However, until then, click the picture to go to the page

HeartGold & Soul Silver - National Park

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - The Bug Catching Contest

In Gold & Silver, a contest was introduced called the Bug Catching Contest and it makes a return in HeartGold & SoulSilver. This contest has a variety of cool mechanics and rotating prizes and as such, I have created a page detailling it. Click the picture to go to the page

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: HGSS Coverage Day 5

14-09-2009- 09:21 BST / 04:21 EDT by Serebii

Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Welcome to Day Five of our coverage of the games Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. This update will be ammended many times over the day so be sure to check back. Once again, everything will be added to the Forum Discovery Thread with pictures. Be sure to check yesterday, Saturday's, Friday's Thursday's and Wednesday's Updates for stuff as well.
Do note that I don't add an Edit note when data is added to the Coverage Spoiler Box - Last Update - 21:15 BST
Edit @ 11:10; Move Tutors Added
Edit @ 11:21; I've updated the Pokédex to include compatibility and lists for the new HM05; Whirlpool
Edit @ 15:50; New Areas page added
Edit @ 17:42; Added "Interactable" Pokémon Page
Edit @ 17:59; New details added to Spoiler Box
Edit @ 18:34; Rotom's Forms found. No WiFi event needed. Form page edited
Edit @ 19:06; New Notched-Ear Pichu details
Edit @ 21:15; Preliminary PokéWalker Course page added
Edit @ 22:07; I've streamlined the Pokédex's Egg Moves section to not duplicate Egg Moves when the Pokémon has HGSS Only Egg Moves

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Coverage Day 5

Continuing from yesterday, there is a discovery thread on the forums, which I will be using to post every thing I see. I will also update here whenever I've got something worthy of making a page or a consolidation of the day's data. However, in addition to that, I am also going to post the major things here so be sure to keep checking back/ To respect the wishes of those who do not wish to have the game spoiled, I've posted it inside this JavaScript tab. Click the button to open it.

    HGSS Details:

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Interactable Pokémon

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Interactable Pokémon

Throughout the game, you will discover a variety of Pokémon that are blocking your way. These are interactable in a similar way to the Legendary Pokémon and as such, I have created a page detailling these Pokémon and how to get them. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Pokémon Forms

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Pokémon Forms

We have discovered that Rotom's form changes are no longer dependant on you needing a special Wi-Fi event. Instead, all you need to do is send over a Rotom and take it to Silph Co. With that in mind, I've created a page detailling the process. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Safari Zone

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Safari Zone

I have added further details into the Safari Zone page, detailling each of the regions. At the moment, there are only 12 zones listed, but it is said more come later on. I will also gradually add Pokémon listings to this section for each zone area, which can be tricky as you cannot check the Pokédex for them. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Move Tutors

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Move Tutors

Another common page request is in regards to the Move Tutor moves. As such, I have created a page detailling all of these moves. As such, I have compiled a page with the tutor moves we know about. Most tutor moevs are brought back from Pokémon Platinum, but there are a variety of new moves to this. We'll have Pokémon tutor compatibilities soon. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - New Areas

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - New Areas

Another common page request is in regards to the New Areas introduced in this game. There are over half a dozen new areas introduced and these areas are of a variety of sizes. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Notched-Ear Pichu

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Notched-Ear Pichu

We previously knew all the details pertaining to the Notched Ear Pichu event. However, further details are available if you take the Notched Ear Pichu to see someone. With that in mind, I have updated the Pichu Event page with these details. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - PokéWalker Courses

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - PokéWalker Courses

As requested, I've created a preliminary page detailling the PokéWalker areas and the Pokémon & items that dwell within. At the moment, we only have details for the Kanto/Johto PokéWalker areas but we'll have more as we unlock it. Thanks to Coronis for the names of the other courses. Click the picture to go to the page.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: HGSS Coverage Day + Things We Missed

13-09-2009- 08:19 BST / 03:19 EDT by Serebii

Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Welcome to Day Two of our coverage of the games Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. This update will be ammended many times over the day so be sure to check back. Once again, everything will be added to the Forum Discovery Thread with pictures. Be sure to check yesterday, Friday's Thursday's and Wednesday's Updates for stuff as well.
Do note that I don't add an Edit note when data is added to the Coverage Spoiler Box - Last Update - 16:19 BST
Edit @ 09:30; Gym Leader Rematches Page Added
Edit @ 12:07; Battle Frontier section added
Edit @ 12:24; Chuck added to Gym Leader Rematches
Edit @ 14:37; Erika added to Gym Leader Rematches
Edit @ 14:47; Green added to Gym Leader Rematches
Edit @ 16:19; Added page on Pokémon Form Changes
Edit @ 20:26; Sorry about lack of updates, trying to sort the Safari Zone stuff out. It's probable I wont until tomorrow. In the mean-time, I've made a Mystery Gift page as per requests

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Coverage Day 4

Continuing from yesterday, there is a discovery thread on the forums, which I will be using to post every thing I see. I will also update here whenever I've got something worthy of making a page or a consolidation of the day's data. However, in addition to that, I am also going to post the major things here so be sure to keep checking back/ To respect the wishes of those who do not wish to have the game spoiled, I've posted it inside this JavaScript tab. Click the button to open it.

    HGSS Details:

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Gym Leader Rematches

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Gym Leader Rematches

As with Platinum, HeartGold & SoulSilver contains Gym Leader rematches. At time of writing, we have only located 12 out of the 16 gym leaders and as such, the data on the page is only reflective of that. The rest will be added as I discover them. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Battle Frontier

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Battle Frontier

As with Platinum, HeartGold & SoulSilver has a Battle Frontier. However, this Battle Frontier is identical in design and content to the Battle Frontier in Pokémon Platinum. As such, the pages are near identical to. However, for those of you unfamiliar with it, the section has been written. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Form Changes

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Form Changes

Many people have asked me whether or not the form-changing Pokémon will be able to change their forms in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver. To answer this, I have created a page detailling these changes for the main form changing Pokémon. Rotom's details are coming soon. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Mystery Gift

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Mystery Gift

Many people have asked me on how you get Mystery Gift. As such, I have created apage detailling all of Mystery Gift and stating that it is available immediately. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Gift Pokémon

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Pokémon Mystery Dungeon - Adventure Squad Series - Shiny Pokémon & Passwords

Continuing our coverage of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon's Adventure Squad Series on WiiWare, I have updated the Password Page to include a new password revealed which included the password to obtain an alternate coloured Hoppip. That password is 6JCQ Y443 818J YW36. It is at Level 5. Click the picture to go to the Password Pokémon Page

Platinum - Member's Card Event Ending

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Member's Card Event Ending

For those of you in America, Europe or Australia/New Zealand, please note that today is the final day of the Member's Card WiFi event for Pokémon Platinum. This event will allow you to download the Member's Card which gives you access to the Canalave Inn. While there, you will be transported to New Moon Island where Darkrai resides. This is your last chance so download it while you can

Arceus & The Jewel of Life

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Movie 12 Title Confirmed

The official site has confirmed that the upcoming 12th movie is to be called Arceus and the Jewel of Life in America and other English-language speaking countries. This movie features the end of the trilogy of Diamond & Pearl movies and shows Arceus raging after being betrayed by someone he helped. In addition to this title, I have put up a guide kindly sent in by Nando. Click the picture to go to the page but be warned, as it contains spoilers

HeartGold & Soul Silver Collection & Promos

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HeartGold & Soul Silver Collection & Promos

The official Japanese card site has updated with a dozen new Legend Promotional Cards as well as three HeartGold Collection cards. These cards are all based upon the Pokémon within HeartGold & Soul Silver and have been added to their respective section. The Cardex has also been updated with these cards. Click the picture to go to the Legend Promotional Card page

Pokémon of the Week - Typhlosion

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Who's That Pokémon

Once again going into the 4th Generation Competitive Battling strategies, we are covering our one-hundred & thirty-first Pokémon. Today, we continue our three week HeartGold/SoulSilver tie-in special. It can hide behind a shimmering heat haze that it creates using its intense flames. It has a secret, devastating move. It rubs its blazing fur together to cause huge explosions. So here it is, the one hundred & twenty-thirty-first featured Pokémon, Typhlosion.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: HGSS Coverage Day 3

12-09-2009- 08:34 BST / 03:34 EDT by Serebii

Just a reminder to you all, the Member's Card WiFi Event ends in the US and Europe tomorrow. Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Welcome to Day Two of our coverage of the games Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. This update will be ammended many times over the day so be sure to check back. Once again, everything will be added to the Forum Discovery Thread with pictures. Be sure to check yesterday, Thursday's and Wednesday's Updates for stuff as well.
Do note that I don't add an Edit note when data is added to the Coverage Spoiler Box
Edit @ 10:30; "Gift" Pokémon Page Added
Edit @ 12:26; As requested, a page on Red has been added
Edit @ 15:59; Gym Leader Rematches Discovered? Check Spoiler Box. Still being updated at 17:20
Edit @ 17:34; Groudon & Kyogre Orbs confirmed. Obtain at Mr. Pokémon's. Full details in our Discovery Thread. Take Shaymin to the girl in the Goldenrod Flower Shop for Shaymin Sky Forme
Edit @ 17:57; Legendary Pokémon page now contains full details for the above Pokémon thus making it complete for all non-WiFi Legends
Edit @ 21:43; Special Event featuring Celebi & a returning character revealed. Full details in our Discovery Thread and in the Spoiler Box
Edit @ 23:48; Full details on the event added in a new section below

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Coverage Day 3

Continuing from yesterday, there is a discovery thread on the forums, which I will be using to post every thing I see. I will also update here whenever I've got something worthy of making a page or a consolidation of the day's data. However, in addition to that, I am also going to post the major things here so be sure to keep checking back/ To respect the wishes of those who do not wish to have the game spoiled, I've posted it inside this JavaScript tab. Click the button to open it.

    HGSS Details:

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Gift Pokémon

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Gift Pokémon

Throughout the game, you will be given a variety of special Pokémon if you meet certain requirements. Most of these Pokémon can be found in the wild as well, but many are simply exclusive to these gifts. As such, I have created a page detailling all of them. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Legendary Pokémon

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Legendary Pokémon

The Legendary Pokémon page has now been updated with all of the details for each of the Legendary Pokémon within these two games. This list however does not contain WiFi Event Pokémon yet. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Pokémon Trainer Red

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Pokémon Trainer Red

Like in the original games, there is one trainer stronger than all of them. This trainer is based upon your character in FireRed & LeafGreen andd is hard to get to. As such, I have created a page for him. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Celebi Event

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Celebi Event

As said, the bit we noted about is only activated by a special event Pokémon. As such, I have been able to compile a section on this event and the events within. Click the picture to go to the page. Be warned though as it contains MAJOR spoilers for the game

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: HGSS Coverage Day 2

11-09-2009- 05:58 BST / 00:58 EDT by Serebii

Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Welcome to Day Two of our coverage of the games Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. This update will be ammended many times over the day so be sure to check back. Once again, everything will be added to the Forum Discovery Thread with pictures. Be sure to check yesterday and Wednesday's Updates for stuff as well.
Do note that I don't add an Edit note when data is added to the Coverage Spoiler Box
Edit @ 06:38; A bit late, but starting to add sprites to the sections courtesy of our friend at Veekun
Edit @ 07:45; Elite Four page added with rosters. Heading into Kanto now so expect a variety of updates as the day progresses
Edit @ 08:28; Gym Leader Page Updated; Kanto Gym Leaders to follow
Edit @ 08:54; Sabrina added to Gym Leader Page
Edit @ 09:14; Major Cameo Appearance. Check Spoilers
Edit @ 09:18; Erika added to Gym Leader Page
Edit @ 10:40; Misty added to Gym Leader Page
Edit @ 12:42; Janine added to Gym Leader Page
Edit @ 13:23; Brock added to Gym Leader Page
Edit @ 13:47; Viridian Trainer House Details given in Spoiler Box
Edit @ 14:26; Blaine added to Gym Leader Page
Edit @ 14:46; Green added to Gym Leader Page. Gym Leader First Roster Page Complete
Edit @ 15:23; Post-Gym Legendaries being Confirmed. Check Spoiler box
Edit @ 15:47; Mt. Silver massively increased in size. Now includes snowy mountaintop
Edit @ 15:50; Red Discovered; Team in Spoiler Box, page to be written soon
Edit @ 16:08; Correction for Wednesday's Starter Exclusive. In the Spoiler Box
Edit @ 16:25; Confirmation of other Starter Exclusive. In the spoiler box
Edit @ 17:10; Not a discovery by us, but it appears there is an item called the GB Player which converts the music in-game to their original scores from the original games. We're looking in on how to get this item
Edit @ 18:36; Still plugging away, catching up on things while working out what to do next. Added the complete Johto Dex to the site's page
Edit @ 19:27; A Double Battle Surprise - Check Spoiler Box
Edit @ 20:17; After obtaining all 16 Badges and defeating Red, the Elite Four's teams are levelled from the high fifties all the way up to the mid 70s. As such, I have updated the Elite Four page to include these changes
Edit @ 20:37; The aforementioned GB Player is obtained in Celadon City
Edit @ 21:35; After almost 40 hours of consciousness, I'm going to call it a night. Do not fear as even with the bulk of the main story covered, there is much for us to add. I have also added the HGSS Sprites to the DPtHGSS Pokédex courtesy of Eevee.

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Coverage Day 2

Continuing from yesterday, there is a discovery thread on the forums, which I will be using to post every thing I see. I will also update here whenever I've got something worthy of making a page or a consolidation of the day's data. However, in addition to that, I am also going to post the major things here so be sure to keep checking back/ To respect the wishes of those who do not wish to have the game spoiled, I've posted it inside this JavaScript tab. Click the button to open it

    HGSS Details:

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Gym Leaders

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Gym Leaders

With the exploration of Kanto underway, it is time to delve into the Gym Leaders of Kanto. All of the Gym Leaders seem to show a sign of improvement level wise so be sure to check them out. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Elite Four

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Elite Four

As usual, the Elite Four are placed at the end of the game after earning 8 badges. After you defeat them, you get to go to Kanto. As such, I have created a page detaillig their teams, which have not really changed from the originals. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Elite Four

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Johto Dex

Like the other games, Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver have their own Pokédex organisation known as the Johto Dex. Due to pouplar request, with help from Arty2, I have compiled alist of these Pokéon. Click the picture to go to the page.

The Worst Togepi In History!

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Episode Pictures

As usual, I have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan earlier yesterday. This episode features Ash & Co fall into one of Team Rocket's traps. However, a wild Togepi soon gets involved, but this Togepi has a mischievous side. The Animédex has also been updated with the contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers;

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: More Preliminary Information

10-09-2009- 04:33 BST / 09-09-2009- 23:33 EDT by Serebii

Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Once again, until my game arrives, this info is preliminary information from 2ch thanks to the girl there kindly taking time to play it and share information with us. Once again, everything will be added to the Forum Discovery Thread with pictures. This update will be updated when more info comes out either there or through my own game
Edit @ 05:15; Shiny Pokémon Follow You?
Edit @ 07:05; New Rocket Executives
Edit @ 08:21; Pryce's Team Added
Edit @ 08:50; It seems you disguise yourself as a Rocket in the Goldenrod Radio Tower
Edit @ 10:19; Rocket Executives seem to also have the VS bar when you battle them
Edit @ 10:32; Final Rocket Executive noted
Edit @ 12:28; Confirmation; ALL Shiny Pokémon appear as shiny in the overworld
Edit @ 13:17; My game arrived. Prepare for trouble! Follow my exploits in the Forum Discovery Thread
Edit @ 15:03; Clair's Team Revealed
Edit @ 15:25; Coverage Box added here
Edit @ 16:05; Arceus Data added to Bo0x
Edit @ 18:23; Learnsets Added
Edit @ 18:53; New Egg Moves Added to Pokédex
Edit @ 19:04; Headbutt Move Tutor in Ilex Forest - Any Tree Headbuttable
Edit @ 21:53; I have to stop for a while. I truely apologise. I shall catch up as soon as I humanly can
Edit @ 23:20; Back on track. More details
Edit @ 23:40; Be sure to keep checking the Forum Discovery Thread for the minor bits of my progress
Edit @ 23:51; Pokémon Centre Daily Battles return
Edit @ 00:03; Eusine details added to Spoiler Box
Edit @ 00:11; Details on Chuck's Gym Puzzle added to Gym Leader Page
Edit @ 01:02; Safari Zone opens after you earn Chuck's Badge. It includes the new Route 47
Edit @ 01:51; When you capture or defeat the Red Gyarados, you get the Red Scale item
Edit @ 02:36; HM05 is no longer DeFog. It is given to you by Lance in the Mahogany Rocket Base and instead contains Whirlpool. We'll provide compatibility lists tomorrow
Edit @ 02:42; Pryce's Gym Details added to Gym Leader Page Edit @ 03:00; Goldenrod Details in Spoiler Box
Edit @ 05:00; Blackthorn Gym Details added to Gym Leader Page

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Coverage Day 1

I have the game in my hands and as such, I have begun the coverage of the game. As usual, there is a discovery thread on the forums, which I will be using to post every thing I see. I will also update here whenever I've got something worthy of making a page or a consolidation of the day's data. However, in addition to that, I am also going to post the major things here so be sure to keep checking back/ To respect the wishes of those who do not wish to have the game spoiled, I've posted it inside this JavaScript tab. Click the button to open it

    HGSS Details:

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Moveset Changes

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Moveset Changes

With Special Thanks to Arty2 for extracting, we now have all of the HGSS Movesets added to the DPtHGSS Pokédex and DPtHGSS Attackdex. A variety of Pokémon have movesets that differ from their DP or Platinum movesets so as such, I have also created a page that lists only the Moveset Changes. Click the picture to go to the page

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Gym Leaders

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Gym Leaders

As usual, the Gym Leader Rosters are gradually being leaked on the Japanese forum; 2ch. As such, I have created a page detaillig their teams, which have changed from the originals. At time of writing, I have added both Chuck & Jasmine to the page. Click the picture to go to the page.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Gym Leaders

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Pokémon Following

A small note, it would appear that the Pokémon that follow you will retain their shinyness when out of their Pokéball as demonstrated with this Gyarados. However, it is still unclear if it is just for the Gyarados & Pikachu Coloured Pichu or if it is for all Shiny Pokémon. We'll keep you aprised

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Gym Leaders

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Rockets

Going to make a page detailling the encounters with the Rockets at some point. However, in the mean time, a new Rocket Executive has been revealed for the Mahogany Hideout. This executive is called Lambda and a female Executiver is also there in a double battle, teamed with Lance against her, called Athena. All the Rocket Executives are named after different types of real-life Rockets
In Goldenrod, you battle all the executives again and then a final executive Apollo and he has a Houndour Lv. 35,Koffing Lv. 35 & Houndoom Lv. 38.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: WORLD EXCLUSIVE; HeartGold/SoulSilver Details & Coverage Begins

09-09-2009- 06:40 BST / 01:40 EDT by Serebii

Technically, this begins our HeartGold & SoulSilver coverage. Expect more later. Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Edit @ 10:44; While we wait for our game to arrive in the post, some 2ch users have got the game and preliminary Gym Leader details are given. I have added it to the site. When I get the game, I will be posting all my discoveries both here and in this Forum Discovery Thread. Pics will be added there so be sure to check
Edit @ 12:49; First new Rocket Admin revealed; Rocket Executive Lance, thanks to Guested for translation
Edit @ 13:31; Bugsy's Gym Team Added
Edit @ 16:32; Whitney's Gym Team Added
Edit @ 18:25; Morty's Gym Team Added
Edit @ 18:58; You get a Level 5 Eevee in Goldenrod City

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Legendary Pokémon

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - World Exclusive Reveal

I am happy to announce that I can exclusively reveal a variety of aspects of Heart Gold & Soul Silver before our coverage begins. Please note, it is possible that the information changes by launch but it is not likely. It's also probable that we don't have complete details on the activations of the main details within this update, so it's best to be cautious. (This corresponds to the legends, starters & misc info) I hope you enjoy this and be sure to come back for our HGSS coverage.

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Legendary Pokémon - World Exclusive Reveal

I am happy to exclusively reveal to you a list of all the non-WiFi Legendary Pokémon within HeartGold & SoulSilver. There are a few surprises here as well as a few that people have expected so be sure to check it if you are interested. However, it does contain some major spoilers so be sure to check only if you want to know.

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Starter Pokémon

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Starter Pokémon - World Exclusive Reveal

Another of the surprises within the game is in regards to the Starter Pokémon. These surprises are also relatively major and thus are spoilers so again only click and check if you do not mind getting the game spoiled. Click the picture to go to the specific Starter Pokémon Page

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Miscellaneous Information - World Exclusive Reveal

In addition to the above details, I also have a few bits of minutia I can reveal.

  • First, Pal Park is in this game and is located in Fuchsia City where the Safari Zone was in FireRed & LeafGreen
  • Next, you can trade from Diamond, Pearl & Platinum as soon as you get the Pokédex
  • Snorlax is findable outside Diglett's Cave again at Level 50.
  • Red is findable in Silver Cave again, with a slightly different Pokémon Roster

HeartGold & Soul Silver - Gym Leaders

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HeartGold & Soul Silver - Gym Leaders

As usual, the Gym Leader Rosters are gradually being leaked on Japanese forums. As such, I have created a page detaillig their teams, which have changed from the originals. Click the picture to go to the page.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Episode Titles

08-09-2009- 16:33 BST / 11:33 EDT by Serebii

Our HGSS Coverage shall begin any day now, and it is going to begin with a massive bang. Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.

In The Animé Department

New Japanese Episode Titles

Another few new Japanese Episode title has been revealed for two upcoming episodes of the Animé in Japan. The first two episodes are scheduled to air in Japan on October 1st as part of a special one hour long episode even The first episode features Kazunari, a character who joins the group with Kotone, the female character from HGSS, on the hunt for a Gible. The other episode features Dawn's next Contest Battle
Episode 613: Gible...Get!!
Episode 614: Pokemon Contest! Suiren Convention!!

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Episode Titles & Pokémon of the Week

06-09-2009- 10:14 BST / 05:14 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check the previous update for HGSS news and the past couple of updates as they've been relatively big. Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.

Battling a Cute Drama!

In The Anime Department

Dub Episode Title

Once again, the MSN TV schedule revealed a new dub episode title. This is the episode title for the twentieth episode of this season and the 593rd episode total. This episode features Ash & Co. meet up with a trainer whom is prejudiced against non-cute Pokémon. Dawn, angered by this, quickly challenges her to a battle. This episode is to be called Battling a Cute Drama and is scheduled to air on the 26th of September. Click the picture for synopsis and episode pictures;

Classroom Training

A second dub title was also revealed by the MSN TV schedule. This is the episode title for the twenty-first episode of this season and the 594th episode total. This episode features Ash & Co. finally enter the Snowpoint City and meet up with Candice of Snowpoint City. While there, Candice shows them to the Snowpoint City Trainer School. This episode is to be called Classroom Training and is scheduled to air on the 3rd of October. Click the picture for synopsis and episode pictures;

Pokémon of the Week - Meganium

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Who's That Pokémon

Once again going into the 4th Generation Competitive Battling strategies, we are covering our one-hundred & thirtieth Pokémon. Today, we begin our three week HeartGold/SoulSilver tie-in special. This Pokémon is said to breath life into dead plants and flowers. Its scent is also used to lower the enemy's fighting spirit during battle. So here it is, the one hundred & twenty-thirtieth featured Pokémon, Meganium.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday/Sunday: Heart Gold & Soul Silver News

06-09-2009- 00:10 BST / 05-09-2009 19:10 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check the last two updates, has been a busy couple of days. Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Edit @ 00:24; More Details - Pokéthlon

Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver

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Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver - Pokémon Sunday Revelations

The Japanese variety show; Pokémon Sunday has just aired and has revealed a variety of things about Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. Specifically, it focused upon the details that were previously known about the game, but did provide some new details. First theyconfirmed the female trainer's default name, and the name used for her when you play as the male trainer is Kotone (コトネ). They also hint that the special Pikachu in the Yellow Forest PokéWalker course knows Fly.
They also revealed new Pokéthlon events. The first is Catch Saucer and involves you controlling your Pokémon against your opponent to try and grab flying objects being shot across the screens.
The second is called Steel Flag and features you controlling your Pokémon around a course trying to get as many pegs as possible. Click the picture to go to our HGSS section and be sure to check back later in the week for our massive coverage

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: Dungeon WiiWare, DP Promos & Character Biography

05-09-2009- 09:41 BST / 04:41 EDT by Serebii

Expect new HGSS stuff tonight during the Pokémon Sunday broadcast so be sure to check back for that. I have also begun finally adding Japanese text throughout the site where people have requested. Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Adventure Squad Series - Ranks

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Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Adventure Squad Series - Ranks

Like the previous Dungeon games, your progress in the WiiWare Mystery Dungeon games is dependant on your rank. As such, the different stages of the rank are always requested and so I have created a page detailling the ranks, how many points you need to get them, and what opens up when you reach that rank. Click the picture to go to the page

Pokémon DP Black Star Promos

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Pokémon DP Black Star Promos

As usual, some new Collector's Tins were released for Platinum: Supreme Victors. These cards are reprints of several Level X cards within the Platinum: Supreme Victors set, just with new artwork. These cards are Promo Numbers 45 to 47. With thanks to SkittyOnWailord for the scans, they have been added to our DP Promo Page. The Card Dex has also been updated with these cards. Click the picture to go to the DP Promotional Card Page

Character Biography - Palmer

In The Animé Department

Character Biography - Palmer

In the episode that aired in Japan on Thursday, the Tower Tycoon; Palmer was of main focus. As he is one of the Sinnoh Frontier Brains, I have created a Character Biography page detailling him and his Pokémon seen in the episodes. Click the picture to go to the page however be warned, as it does contain spoilers.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: First LEGEND: HeartGold & SoulSilver Collection Details & HGSS News

04-09-2009- 10:40 BST / 05:40 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check yesterday's update for Episode Pictures. Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Edit @ 12:23; HGSS News Added

Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver

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Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver

A new scan has come up on japanese imageboards which seems to indicate that the legendary birds; Articuno, Zapdos & Moltres are to be placed in the Pokémon Heart Gold & Soul Silver. It does not say where they are in the games nor what level they will be at. However, as soon as that information comes, I shall post it here so be sure to check back during our coverage next weekend. Click the picture to go to our HeartGold & SoulSilver page

Pokémon LEGEND: HeartGold & SoulSilver Collections

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Pokémon LEGEND: HeartGold & SoulSilver Collections

The official site has today revealed the first cards from the upcoming LEGEND sets. These cards throw away the previously established card mechanics of the DPt sets such as Pokémon SP and Pokémon Lv. X and introduce new mechanics such as LEGEND Pokémon. These cards are split across two different cards and need to be put together in order to be played. These two sets are due on October 9th and have different Pokémon in each set so have been added essentially as two seperate sets. The Card Dex has also been updated with these cards. Click the picture to go to the Japanese Set List and navigate from there

Legend Promos

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Pokémon LEGEND: Promotional Cards

In addition to those, the first ten promotional cards in the Legends Promotional Card set have been revealed. These cards all focus on the Johto Pokémon and even include the special Red Gyarados. These are to be given away at various events or for buying various products in Japan. Many of the cards will likely be printed in the LEGEND sets. The Card Dex has also been updated with these cards. Click the picture to go to the section

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon Rumble Announced & Episode Pictures

03-09-2009- 19:39 BST / 14:39 EDT by Serebii

This is the calm before the storm. This time next week, expect our HGSS coverage to be in full swing. Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Edit @ 22:58; Episode Pictures added

Pokémon Rubmle

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Pokémon Rumble

Pokemon.com has today announced that Melee! Pokémon Scramble! is to be released in the US under the name Pokémon Rumble. This game is a WiiWare Pokémon game available for 1,500 points. In it, you control Pokémon toys through six levels of 8 different difficulties housing different Pokémon. The idea here is to get enough strong Pokémon to face the Battle Royale. It also has a multiplayer mode and is easy to just pick up and play. The release date was not given but it is expected soon. Click the picture to go to our section about the game

Tower Tycoon! That Man...Palmer!

In The Animé Department

Episode Pictures

As usual, I have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan earlier today. This episode features the end of the Twinleaf Festival. After bumping into Barry's father, Palmer, Ash & Co. learn of a special tournement that closes the festival. The winner of this tournement has to face the Tower Tycoon himself. The Animédex has also been updated with the contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers;

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Dungeon WiiWare Details

01-09-2009- 14:33 BST / 09:33 EDT by Serebii

It is almost the time you have all been waiting for. Just a week and a half to go. Since Heart Gold & Soul Silver has been announced, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been booming with discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon - Adventure Squad Series - Shiny Pokémon

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Pokémon Mystery Dungeon - Adventure Squad Series - Shiny Pokémon & Passwords

Continuing our coverage of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon's Adventure Squad Series on WiiWare, I have updated the Shiny Pokémon Page to include a list of all 36 Pokémon that seem to have the ability to appear as an Alternate Coloured Pokémon. In addition to this, I have updated the Password Page to include two new passwords revealed which also included the password to obtain an alternate coloured Budew. That password is 79-% 7YF1 R7KR R+@6. It is at Level 5. Click the picture to go to the Shiny Pokémon Page

Until Next Time, See Ya

 
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