Retro Game Boy and Game Boy Color Game Cheats
Pokemon Blue and Pokemon Red
Also known as: Pokemon: Pocket Monsters Akai
Also known as: Pocket Monsters Midori
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GENERAL CHEATS, TRICKS, HINTS - PAGE ONE
Unlimited items: Find the Missingno Pokemon and defeat him. A design will appear in your sixth item. Deposit your sixth item individually until it totals 99. Then you can divide the items by fifty. If a no more room message appears, just withdraw an item and keep depositing the sixth item. Check the CPU when this is complete to find two groups of 99 of the same item. Note: Obtaining Missingno can keep the game from continuing correctly, including preventing linked battles, and other bad effects. It is recommended that Missingno be released unless you are just experimenting with the game.
Unlimited money: For unlimited money, place a gold nugget in the sixth item slot and get ninety-nine of them by using the "Unlimited items" trick. Sell all except one to increase your money. Use the remaining gold nugget to repeat this procedure. Go to any Pokemart and sell the nuggets until you have 999,999 coins. Go to Celadon City and go to the Game Corner. Go inside and talk to the man at the counter, who is on the right of the counter. He will ask you if you need coins. Say yes. He will give you 50 coins. Continue until you have about 7,000 coins. Now you can buy any item or Pokemon in the Prize Exchange house.
Easy experience: An easy way to earn experience for a weaker Pokemon is to put your lowest-level Pokemon at the top of your list. When a fight begins, it will be the first Pokemon released. Instead of fighting, just switch to a stronger Pokemon. The weaker Pokemon will share the experience from the battle without being put in any danger. This is a good way to make your Pokemon gain experience evenly.
Easy experience (2): Trade all the Pokemon in your team to a friend, then trade them back. They will earn 1.5 times the experience points in battles.
Reviving Pokemon easily: Note: This trick requires a level 99 or less Pokemon, a Rare Candy, and a Max Potion. If a Pokemon faints, use the Rare Candy, then the Potion or Max Potion. Note: The battle must end before doing this trick.
Blue version Pokemon: The following Pokemon are only found in the Blue version of the game: Sandshrew/Sandslash. Mewowth/Persian. Bellsprout/Weepinbell/Victreebel. Vulpix/Ninetales. Pinsir. Magmar.
Red version Pokemon: The following Pokemon are only found in the Red version of the game: Ekans/Arbok. Mankey/Primeape. Oddish/Gloom/Vileplume. Growlithe/Arcanine. Scyther. Electabuzz.
Recommended starting Pokemon: Squirtle's water attacks are not very effective on Misty's Pokemon. It will be destroyed while battling Electricity, Grass, and Poison types in the next three gyms. It would be average against Psychic types and does well against Fire types and will be fine in the last gym. (2) Bulbasaur will do well against Rock and Water types. It will also do fine with Electricity types, but will not do great with its own type and Poison. It would do well against Psychic and bad against Fire types. It does well in the eighth gym. (3) Charmander will not do very well with Rock or Water types. However, it will do well with Electricity and destroy Grass and Poison types. It does well with Psychic and average with Fire. It does not do very well in the last gym.
In-game reset: Press Select + Start + A + B while the credits are displayed to restart the game. No data will be lost.
Finding money: Walk around and press A in the Rocket Game Corner to find coins that people have dropped.
Finding money (2): Go to the Rocket Game Corner, go up the first aisle and stand on the last chair on the left side. Then, move up one space then go right one space. Press A to find 100 coins.
Saving money: Instead of repeatedly paying to get in the Safari Zone, save the game after entering. Then, instead of paying again, just turn off the Game Boy and turn it back on.
Saving money (2): Super potions cost 700 and revive by 50. However, in the Celedon City Department Store, lemonade costs 350 and revives by 80. Note: This is on the fifth floor, at the vending machines.
Hidden Nugget: In Copy Cat's house, go to her room. On the table at the top is a doll. Talk to the open space on the table next to it. There is a Nugget hidden there.
Avoiding battles: If you do not want fight all the gym leaders or people who want a fight while wandering in the cities, just avoid them by walking past while they are looking away.
Erasing HMs: If you have Pokemon Stadium on the Nintendo 64, you can erase at least 1 HM. If you have at least 1 TM that the proposed Pokemon can learn, you should be able to erase an HM.
More than one rare candy item slot (Blue version): Note: This code requires six badges, FLY, CUT, SURF, and may only be done after the Elite 4 are defeated. Use the "Unlimited items" trick for "Rare Candys". Then, fly to Cerulean City and go to the end of the Nugget Bridge. Turn left to where there is a long strip of grassy area bordered by water. Then, SURF through the water path to the hidden dungeon. Fight various Pokemon and find a Rare Candy, then save the game. Turn off the game, then load the previously saved game. Tight another Pokemon or two, then press Start, go to items, two slots of Rare Candys should appear. Note: This trick may not work every time, and may also be done on Victory Road.
Rare Candy warning: Be careful when using Rare Candies. If you use too many rare candies your Pokemon will only get half as strong as it could be.
Catch Pokemon easier: Duplicate a Master Ball using the "Unlimited Items" trick. Then, use the Master Balls on all the Pokemon that you do not have to quickly capture them.
Catch Pokemon easier (2): Use False Swipe until there is 1 HP remaining, then paralyze them. This will make it harder for them to break out.
Level up at a Day Care: For the Day Care, 1 step is equal to 1 EXP point. So, putting a low level Pokemon, or a Pokemon that does not need many EXP points to level up is the easiest way to use the daycare center. High level Pokemon will require about half the game's worth of steps before it will evolve once. Also, do not leave unevolved Pokemon there too long, as they can level up past their evolution point and still be the same type of Pokemon. Note: If you leave a Pokemon at the Day Care, the Pokemon will not evolve or get new moves. For example, If you leave a level 9 Caterpi in the Day Care to grow it a little so it can be a Metapod at level 10, it will not change. Also, most likely it will pass level 10 in the daycare.
Raise Pokemon stats after level 100: Choose the Pokemon whose stats you want to raise. Use it in battle until one of its attacks is out of PP. Before healing it, deposit it in the PC and then immediately withdraw it. Heal it at a Pokemon Center and one or more of its stats should have gone up by at least 1.
Increasing stats: Make a Pokemon run out of power points for a move it learned on its own. Then, store it in the PC, take it out, and heal it. One or more of its stats will be raised slightly.
Pokemon from the Game Corner: Pokemon that are bought at the Game Corner are higher in level than when you catch them in the wild.
Old man on roof: Step to the right of the door at the gym where you get the Volcano Badge. You should be on the edge of the water. Use Lapras or another Pokemon to SURF out into the water. Then, come back in and go to the door. The game will say that the door is locked. Look on the roof to find an old man.
Teleporting old man: This trick is similar to the old man on roof trick. Go into Celadon City. Store your bike on the PC, then go to the building that leads to Cycling Road. When you try to go past the guard, he will tell you that no pedestrians are allowed on Cycling Road. While he is telling you this, look at the wall behind him. The old man will be on top of the wall. When you move back by one little square, go down toward the stairs and try to get past the guard again. He will tell you the same thing again, and this time the old man will be a little to your left.
Phantom PC: Go to the hotel in Celadon City. Move to the upper right corner. Just like in the Pokemon Centers, stand just in front of the upper right hand corner. Press A and you can access the PC.
Winning money in Celadon City: Enter Celadon City and get the coin case from the man in the back of the diner. Go to the slots and ask for some free coins. You will use these to play the slots and win Pokemon prizes. Here is how to find the slot machine that pays out the most. When you walk in, there are rows of slots. Find the man to the far left that says "wins come and go". Below him is a machine that is out of order. Play the machine directly beneath it. Do not get frustrated if you do not win constantly. If it stops paying out a lot, leave, go train your Pokemon, and come back later. Note: This trick works more often in the "Blue" version of the game.
Winning money in Celadon City (2): Hold Select during slot machine spins for a better chance of winning.
Winning money in Celadon City (3): An easy way to gain money in the slot machines is to raise your luck. Just carry six Chanseys with you -- but even having one will add to your chances.
Winning money in Celadon City (4): Also try walking around Celadon's Game Corner and repeatedly press A to find coins that people have dropped
Winning money in Celadon City (5): When you enter Celadon Game Corner, go up to the bookshelves. Look at the second one to the left and press A. You should get 100 coins for the Game Corner, but only with the Coin Case.
Easy coins: When you go to the house with the group of casino machines, press B on the gambling people's backs to gain 10 to 20 coins each. You can get up to 120 coins this way.
Teleport: An Abra is hard to catch, but it is worth it. When your Pokemon are weak and you need to get to a Pokécenter quickly, press Start and choose Pokemon. A list of your Pokemon will appear. If you have Abra with you, choose him and select teleport. Note: You have to be outside first; use an escape rope if needed. It will take you directly to the last Pokemon Center visited.
Fight Safari Pokemon elsewhere: This trick allows you to fight Pokemon from one area of the game in another area. For example, go to the Safari zone and battle for a while. Fight a Tauros, then leave the Safari zone. Then, go to the island where Articuno is found. Swim up and down the shore, at the point where it appears that you are on the ground, but are actually swimming in the water. Monsters from the Safari zone will appear here.
Unlimited Safari Zone fishing: You can use any rod in the Safari Zone and you will not lose any time while fishing.
Finding the secret house in Safari Zone: Ironically, the easiest way to the secret house is to use a Pokemon that knows SURF. Trade a friend (temporary or not) and enter the Safari Zone. Go straight up to the water and SURF across (stop and pick up the item on the "island"). When you reach the other side of the water, go up towards the left and through the opening. Then, go straight up onto a hill and come down on the other side. Go down and keep going down until you reach another hill. Go up, go left, then get off the hill. Go up and SURF across the water. The secret house should be right in front of you. Enter the house and talk to the man, then press A on the first statue to your right. The gold teeth are to your right, past the hill, and down.
Unlimited chances to catch rare Pokemon: First, find a rare Pokemon such as a Mewtwo. Then, immediately before entering a battle with it, save the game. Now you can battle the Pokemon without worrying about not catching it. If you make a mistake and make it faint, stop and shut off the game. Then, turn on the game and use the continue option to restart just before the battle.
Unlimited time for Safari Zone (Water Pokemon only): This trick allows an unlimited amount of time in the Safari zone to catch Water Pokemon. Obtain a good or super rod. Next, go to the Safari zone and find some water. Then, go into inventory and use the rod to start fishing. If a "Not even a nibble" message appears, press A, then quickly press Start. If you got into a fight, check the Pokemon out. If it is one you do not have, catch it then quickly press Start after the battle. Return to the inventory and fish again. If you already have this Pokemon, run from it, then quickly press Start and begin fishing again. This will help you catch some good Water Pokemon with plenty of time.
Fish forever: In the Safari Zone, the 500 units that are allocated when entering are based on number of steps, not time, spent. You can fish forever in the park if you go to water and not move the entire time that you are fishing.
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