List of frequently answered questions in the Pokemon series.
Q: How do I unlock this Gym?Edit
|Gym||How do I unlock|
|Vermillion City||Get HM01 Cut from S.S. Anne. The first button is always in the last Trash Can you check, and the second button is always adjacent to the first|
|Celadon City||Get HM01 Cut from S.S.Anne|
|Fuchsia City||Get Pokeflute from Mr. Fuji|
|Saffron City||Get Tea for guards from Celadon Mansion and liberate Silph Co from Team Rocket|
|Cinnabar Island||Find the key inside of Pokemon Mansion next door|
|Viridian City||Get 7 Badges and beat Giovanni in his other locations.|
Note: that you can skip Saffron City gym by unlocking Surf from Fuschia and going straight to Cinnabar. You will still need to finish the business at Silph Co. before you can go to Viridian City Gym though.
Q:What can I do after I beat the elite 4 and champion?Edit
A:Go to island one and talk to Celio,and find the gem, same as with Fire Red and Leaf Green Version.
Q: How do I save?Edit
A: You don't. The game saves everything automatically.
Q: What Pokemon are available in game? Where do I get ____ Pokemon?Edit
Q: On the list of available pokemon, what does NYI mean?Edit
A: Not yet implemented.
Q: Are Legendaries available yet?Edit
A: Legendaries have not yet been implemented ingame. They will likely be added eventually (TM) but nothing about the details of their implementation is confirmed.. You can find the legendaries in their respective lairs, but you won't be able to interact with them, as of yet.
Q: How do I get a shiny Pokemon?Edit
A: You get lucky. Really, really lucky. There is no method for finding Shinies, you just accidentally find one. The odds are 1 in 8192 or 1 in 7373 if you donated.
Q: When does a pokemon appear in Altering Cave? How to check current cycle?Edit
A: It is determined by cycle, see http://pokemmocycle.com/
Q: What's the best ______ type pokemon? Should I use ______ or _______?Edit
A: http://www.smogon.com/rs/tiers/ Pick something out of OU or BL.
is also more reflective of the PokeMMO metagame, something smogon lacks.
Q: How do I give my Pokemon a nickname? How do I rename this Pokemon that already has?Edit
A: Right click on the Pokemon in your Party and then click the yellow piece of paper. Note that once a Pokemon has been nicknamed, it cannot be renamed.
Q: Why can't I trade this Pokemon?Edit
A: Any Pokemon that is given to you as a gift is untradable until level 50. This includes the Starters (Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle), their evolutions, Hitmonlee and Hitmonchan.
Q: Why is my Pokemon disobeying me, loafing around, turning away, ignoring orders, etc.?Edit
A: You need to get more badges to control higher level Pokemon. Traded Pokemon that you did not originally catch require more badges than Pokemon you caught yourself. For more information see this page on Bulbapedia.
Q: What level does charmander evolve? What moves does charmander learn?Edit
A: He evolves at lvl 16 to Charmeleon and he learns his fourth move Metal Claw at level 10
Q: What are EVs / Effort Values? How do I EV Train? Where should I EV Train?Edit
A:Here is a link:http://pokemmo.wikia.com/wiki/Effort_Values
Q: My pokemons dissapeared, how do I get them back?Edit
A: Calm down, just relog and it'll be back.
KEY ITEM FAQEdit
Q: What are the white boxes at the top of my screen?Edit
A: That's your Item Hotbar. Drag items from your Bag to it for easy use. This is bound to F1 - F6 by default.
Q: How do I get the Town Map?Edit
A: Your Rival's sister gives it to you right after you retreive Professor Oak's parcel from the Viridian City Pokemart. She's in the house next to yours in Pallet Town.
Q: How do I get the bike? How much does the bike cost?Edit
A: The bike can be purchased only using the Free Bike Voucher acquired from the President of the Pokemon Fan Club in Vermillion City
Q: Where do I get the S.S. Ticket?Edit
A: From Bill on Route 25.
Q: How do I get past the guard? Where do I get Ice Water / Soda Pop / Lemonade / Tea?Edit
A: The guards in the 4 Saffron City guardhouses won't let you pass until you bring them Tea. The old lady on the bottom floor of the Celadon Mansion in Celadon City will give you Tea. Ice Water, Soda Pop, and Lemonade are in the vending machines on the rooftop of the Celadon Dept. Store.
Q: Why can't I go to the top of the Pokemon Tower in Lavender Town?Edit
A: You can't get to the top because you don't have the Silph Scope. Go to Celadon City, enter the Game Corner and talk to and battle the Team Rocket Grunt. When he leaves, "talk to" the Poster behind where he was standing. Defeat Team Rocket to get the Silph Scope.
Q: Why is this Pokemon blocking my way? How do I catch Snorlax?Edit
A: That's Snorlax. There are only two per character, so they're fairly rare. He's asleep. You need the Pokeflute from Mr. Fuji at the top of Pokemon Tower in Lavender Town.
Q: How do I get Running Shoes? How do I run?Edit
Running is available from the start. Hold "X" when walking outdoors to run.
Q: How do I get the Itemfinder?Edit
A: Second Floor of the guardhouse East of Vermilion City. Talk to Professor Oak's Aide. You'll need to have caught at least 30 Pokemon to get it.
A: Second Floor of the guardhouse East of Fuchsia City. Talk to Professor Oak's Aide. You'll need to have caught at least 50 Pokemon to get it.
A: Yes, any pokemon that gains exp in a battle will gain effort values.
Q: How do I get the Amulet Coin?Edit
A: Second Floor of the guardhouse West of Celadon City. Talk to Professor Oak's Aide. You'll need to have caught at least 40 Pokemon to get it.
Q: How do I get the Macho Brace?Edit
A: Use the Itemfinder while standing where Giovanni stood after battling (and speaking to him) him in the Viridian City Gym.
Q: How do I get the Soothe Bell?Edit
A: Use the Itemfinder while standing where Mr. Fuji stood before you left Pokemon Tower with him.
Q: How do I get Dragon Scale / King's Rock / Metal Coat?Edit
A: These can be found on their respective pokemon or in certain locations in game. The chance that the wild Pokemon will be holding one of these items is 5%. These items are consumed when used to evolve a Pokemon. The Pokemon holding each of these items are
- Dratini/Bagon - Dragon Scale
- Poliwhirl/Slowbro - King's Rock
- Magnemite - Metal Coat
Q: Do Rare Candies work yet?Edit
A: As of the 10/8/2012 Patch, Yes! Rare Candies work!
Q: How do I take an item from my Pokemon after making it hold it?Edit
A: Click the red X next to the item name in your pokemon summary box while it is in your party. OR Give it something else to hold. Alternatively, to make the Pokemon hold nothing, give it an item from the Key Items pocket in your bag. The option is there and usable, but the key item does not leave the bag or attach to the Pokemon and still removes the current hold item.
Q: How do I trade items to other players?Edit
A: Give the item to a Pokemon and then trade it.
Q: How do I sell items?Edit
Selling items to NPCs is not yet implemented.
TM and HM FAQEdit
Q: What are TMs?Edit
A: TMs are Technical machines. They are single-use and will teach a selected Pokémon the move, provided it is able to learn it. For a full list of which Pokémon can learn which TMs, check the TM section of your selected Pokémon here: http://www.serebii.net/pokedex-rs/
Q: Where can I get TMs?Edit
A: They are hidden in certain areas. More info here. http://www.serebii.net/red_green/tmhm.shtml
Q: Which Moves are categorized under Physical/Special?Edit
A:Since the game is running Generation III moves are classified based on the TYPE see table below;
more info visit http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Damage_category
Q: How do I Cut?Edit
A: You must first have the Cascade Badge (Badge #2) from Misty in Cerulean City. You must have also taught the HM01 Cut to one of the Pokemon in your party. Finally, approach a Cuttable tree and press your "A" button, the "Z" button by default.
Q: Where do I get HM02 Fly?Edit
A: From the girl in the secret hideout on Route 16. Requires HM01 Cut to access.
Q: How do I Fly?Edit
A: You must first have the Thunder Badge (Badge #3) from Lieutenant Surge in Vermillion City. You must have also taught the HM02 Fly to one of the Pokemon in your party. Next, click on the "Bag" button at the bottom of your screen to open your inventory, and select the Key Items tab (looks like a fancy key). Use the Town Map and then select your destination using the Movement Keys and your "A" button.
Q: How do I get HM03 Surf?Edit
A: Reach the farthest area in the Safari Zone and talk to the man inside the house.
Q: How do I Surf?Edit
A: You must first have the Soul Badge (Badge #5) from Koga in Fuchsia City. You must have also taught the HM03 Surf to one of the Pokemon in your party. Finally, approach water and press your "A" button, the "Z" button by default.
Q: How do I use Strength?Edit
A: You must first have the Rainbow Badge (Badge #4) from Erika in Celadon City. You must have also taught the HM04 Strength to one of the Pokemon in your party. Finally, approach a boulder and press your "A" button, the "Z" button by default. Now walk into the Boulder.
Q: How do I get HM05 FlashEdit
On the right side of Route 2, go inside the building furthest down. Talk to Oak's aide while having ten different pokemon species registered as 'owned' in your pokedex.
Q: How do I get HM06 Rock SmashEdit
A: You can get it by talking to an old man in the ember spa.
Q: How do I get HM07 Waterfall Edit
A: HM07 Waterfall is found on 1 Island, and is used to complete the Team Rocket storyline.
Q: How do I jump?Edit
A: You don't. Jumping is a visual bug caused by a player walking over an object that is present for you but not for them, such as an NPC or a tree after being Cut.