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Pokémon Crystal/Introduction

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About the game[edit | edit source]

A Game Boy Color handheld game console.

Pokémon Crystal is an enhanced remake of Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver for the Nintendo GameBoy Color. This game features greater player customization, more animations, and additional content.

It later received a re-release for the Nintendo 3DS virtual console, with slight modifications to disable certain virtual console functions and to enable trading between 3DS systems and to the then current line up of Pokémon games.

Differences[edit | edit source]

If you started playing Pokémon before playing this game, understand that there are a few major differences between this generation and others.

  • Fairy typing for Pokémon did not exist this generation. Many Pokémon that become Fairy type in generation six onwards are simply Normal type in this game.
  • This generation introduced Dark and Steel type Pokémon, adding important counters to many types, especially Psychic type.