You can’t make a game on your first try, and sometimes not even on your second. While developing Pokémon Gold and Silver, Game Freak went through several designs for Johto, which have now been leaked. Looking at how the world map was refined over the years tells us a lot about the evolution of the game as a whole.
Prototype designs galore including alternate forms and pre-evolutions, a super small Kanto with a drastically different map, and even a Picross minigame!.
Wanting to farm for Shiny Pokémon in generation 2? Learn about all the Shiny Pokémon you can obtain in Gold, Silver and Crystal, and how to breed others!
Find out all the additions and changes Pokémon Crystal offers compared to Gold and Silver!
Finally, a second generation-focussed Pokédex that provides all the information you need to catch ’em all in Gold, Silver or Crystal.
With special hardware and a 3DS with homebrew, you, too, can bring your Pokémon from the Game Boy games to a modern Pokémon game. Learn the whys and the how-tos.
Find out how all the stats are calculated for your Pokémon from Red, Blue and Yellow when transferred to Pokémon Bank! Now includes updates and changes for Pokémon Gold and Silver.
Find out where all the TMs and HMs are in Pokémon Gold and Silver!
Forgot what you could catch in Johto in the 18 years since the original Gold and Silver? Forgot how to beat the Gym Leaders? Well look no further!
Check out our guide for everything about Pokémon Gold and Silver, from where to find the EXP Share to getting through Ice Path!