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Pokémon Crystal
Box artwork for Pokémon Crystal.
Developer(s) Game Freak
Publisher(s) Nintendo, The Pokémon Company
Release date(s)
Flag of Australia.svg September, 2001
Genre(s) RPG
System(s) Game Boy Color
Mode(s) Single player, Multiplayer
Rating(s)
ESRB: ESRB E.png Everyone
OFLC: OFLC G.svg General
PEGI: PEGI 3.png Ages 3+
ELSPA: Ages 3+
Media Cartridge
Preceded by Pokémon Gold and Silver
Followed by Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire
Series Pokémon
Neoseeker Related Pages
Pokémon Crystal's opening screen.

Pokémon Crystal is a title in the Pokémon series of RPGs for the Game Boy Color. An enhanced remake of Pokémon Gold and Silver, Crystal was released December 14, 2000 in Japan and July 21, 2001 in North America. Crystal was followed by 2003’s Game Boy Advance titles Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire. Pokémon Crystal was optimized to be playable only on the Game Boy Color. It features new animations of Pokémon, the chance to choose from being a boy or a girl, a slightly different storyline, and two new quests, one with Suicune and one involving the ruins of Alph. Some minor improvements include, a new Battle Tower located west of Olivine city,new ways to get Ho-oh and Lugia, features Suicune, many pokémon have move changes, day care lady gives you an Odd Egg, Pokémon in it has a special move as well as a 50% chance of being shiny, when you enter a certain area, a sign will appear at the bottom of the screen telling you where you are, New Mobile Adapter (only for Japanese version), a way to get Celebi using the GS ball (only for Japanese version, Features the very first Move tutors, new function in the Pokegear called Buena's Password, trainer's calls are now more detailed, and won't always ask to battle, some of them will give you evolution stones for free if they call you, a new pokeseer appears in Cianwood city, he takes a picture of your pokémon that you can print out, in-game trades has been changed, graphics in caves has been updated, Ice cave and Dragon's den's graphics have been updated quite a bit, as well as the new Battle Tower.

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