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Pokemon Emerald

Pokemon Emerald Guide

Pokemon Emerald Walkthrough and Guide

by Chris Boots-Faubert  

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Pokemon Emerald Walkthrough

Unofficial Pokemon Emerald Guide by CM Boots-Faubert for SuperCheats.com


 

The first thing that most gamers notice when they begin playing Emerald is that it seems to be a lot like Ruby and Sapphire -- well of course it is!  Emerald is what they call the Bridging Game for those two.  In the Pokemon Game World the games are released as complimentary color-based pairs, with each having a slightly different set of Pokemon in it, and a different legendary.  The Bridging Game is basically most of the contents of both games joined into one.

Now if that was all that there was to it, a lot of gamers would skip the main games and just wait for the Bridging Game to come out, but that is not actually all that there is to it, mates.  The blokes at Game Freak use the Bridging versions to add in additional content and story to the games, so while they are similar to the first pair they are also uniquely different.  There are also a handful of Pokemon in each bridging game that have to be obtained from the two color-matched games that cam before it. 

The general trend is for gamers to buy one of the first pair, battle and trade with a mate who has the opposite game, and then get the bridging version to play as their base game in preparation for the release of the next generation.

That way they have the chance to play through the game again and experience its new content, and transfer all of their Pokemon and items from the first game so that when the next gen comes out everything is all together in the bridging game and ready to go!  Or that is the logic anyway, it does not always work out that way, but everybody is different.

The animations are different in Emerald, and it also has both of the antagonist groups -- Team Aqua and Team Magma in an equal and much deeper presence, and in fact it is when the two release their chosen Gods that Emerald pretty much parts company from the story in Ruby and Sapphire, offering you an entirely new lore and experience.


Welcome to Pokemon Emerald

In addition to changes in the story that are fairly significant, there are new areas in this version of Hoenn, including the Team Magma Hideout, the Mirage Tower, Marine Cave, Studio Cave, and the Desert Underpass to name just a few.  I should also mention the Battle Frontier -- yeah, because THAT is going to be a very important addition to the game for you!

You will find that Gym Battles in Emerald are markedly different, as the leader now have different Pokemon -- and in the case of one gym, a different leader -- and you will also find that Torchic is not the unstoppable dynamo  that they were in the other games, so you may want to give a bit of thought on who you pick as a starter this go-around!

Perhaps the most endearing difference in Emerald is the inclusion of Pokemon from other lands in the game, and the expanded breeding system, the new and altered traits and abilities, and the significant changes to the development process of breeding and training Pokemon for competition. 

Of all of the games from this generation, Emerald has the best support for the E-Card Reader and its associated cards -- while this was not the huge hit outside of Japan that it was in Japan, it was still pretty popular with the serious Pokemon Trainers in the US and UK, so it is not uncommon to attend an event and find trainers there with full sets of the E-Cards and the Readers in their kit box.

The most important point to be made -- and a large part of why this guide is being written -- is that fans of the series who joined during the DS generation are returning to Emerald in preparation for the release of Black and White in March of 2011 -- because the Pokemon in Emerald can be traded to all of the DS games, which in turn will be able to trade with Black and White, and thus taking the time to play through Emerald gives them access to Pokemon that they might otherwise never have.

Enough interest is targeted towards the game that even a used copy at GameStop costs almost as much as a new one in the box!  Demand has an impact on price, and the bloke at my local GameStop told me that they have seen such a spike in demand for Emerald that they had to order more from their warehouse.  An interesting turn of events to be sure!

If you have yet to play either Ruby or Sapphire, and this is your first exposure to the Hoenn adventures, well you could have done worse mate!  Emerald is an excellent game to play that generation as it has all of the semi-legendary and most of the legendary Pokemon obtainable in it, and its story line is a bit more intense and entertaining -- not to mention that it contains some bog standard Pokemon not available in the other games.


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ID #628081 | Nov 24th 2015 Guest
In sotoopolis city there is a door behind 3 plants in a man house how do I get in
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Don't listen to the noob you can use a walk through Walls cheat
ID #625945 | Nov 17th 2015 Guest
How to get the 3 badge?
ID #625911 | Nov 16th 2015 Guest
i did not end to play emerald
ID #625357 | Nov 15th 2015 Guest
how to have charmander in emerald?
ID #673293 | Aug 8th 2016 Guest
At the beginning of the game, The Professor gives you a charmander to begin your adventure
ID #687902 | Oct 17th 2016 Guest
There is only treeko torchic and mudkip
ID #673481 | Aug 9th 2016 Guest
In the beggining there is Treecko,Squirtle and Torchic. Pls. Note the game that you can have charmander the first is Pokémon Red,Blue,Green,Fire red and etc.
ID #624728 | Nov 12th 2015 Guest
need cheat for exp points!!
ID #621336 | Oct 31st 2015 Guest
where are the cheats
ID #631864 | Dec 8th 2015 Guest
the cheat BFF956FA 2F9EC50D
ID #672322 | Aug 4th 2016 Guest
what is this code
ID #617470 | Oct 17th 2015 Guest
Need cheat for big EXP points
ID #614201 | Oct 5th 2015 Guest
how to get out of faraway Island?
ID #614132 | Oct 5th 2015 Guest
how can drive out the wailmers of team aqua?in lilocove and how can i past onn the team aquas hideout
ID #639958 | Mar 12th 2016 Guest
First go to jagged pass and there magma hideout will be there complete that and go to slateport and back to lilycove here the way is open
ID #609496 | Sep 18th 2015 Guest
how chats
ID #609482 | Sep 18th 2015 Guest
can you helpme undertsand about the battle frontier?
ID #605800 | Sep 5th 2015 Guest
who knows the codes for chikorita cyndaquil and totodile pls. send to this number 09198258345
ID #599875 | Aug 19th 2015 Guest
How to get many rare candy
ID #598421 | Aug 15th 2015 Guest
How do I find cpt stern in slateport?
ID #604988 | Sep 3rd 2015 Guest
First you go to a big wearhouse that has a boat outside inside there is a bold guy talk to him qnd then the team aqua will have entered the museum he is on the second floor
ID #596823 | Aug 11th 2015 Guest
How can I get hm cut without talking to the dude that work for the profeser because I messed up