Pokémon Silver Version

aka: Pocket Monsters 2: Silver, Pocket Monsters Gin (Silver), Pokémon Edición Plata, Pokémon Silberne Edition, Pokémon Version Argent, Pokémon Versione Argento, Pokémon Versão Silver
Moby ID: 5426
Game Boy Color Specs
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Pokémon Silver takes place 3 years after Red, Blue and Yellow, and puts the user into a brand new world, Johto. The gameplay is very similar to the previous games, but with several improvements. These include new functions for the player's PokéGear, a Pokédex that can now be sorted by evolution type, and, of course, new Pokémon.

Once again, the objective of the game is to become the champion trainer and try to complete the Pokédex. To become the champion, the player battles Gym Leaders to obtain various badges. Completing the Pokédex requires a different set of actions, and involves capturing wild Pokémon, battling various trainers to obtain money, and trading Pokémon with NPC's and other owners of Pokémon games.

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  • ポケットモンスター 銀 - Japanese spelling

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Average score: 88% (based on 17 ratings)

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Average score: 4.2 out of 5 (based on 57 ratings with 1 reviews)

Shocking fun and addictive!

The Good
Pokemon Silver provides a fun mix of strategic, turn-based combat combined with the fun of collecting new Pokemon. The combat system is easy to understand, and the number of Pokemon available to collect is mind boggling - there are over 200 hundred different types! The real-time in-game clock means that if you go through the same area at 10pm that you did at 10am, the experience may be totally different.

The Bad
Although the real-time clock is interesting, the inability to reset it after the start of the game means the player must play the game during both day and night to capture every Pokemon. Also, some Pokemon will only evolve if they are very happy with their trainer. However, there is no way to gauge a Pokemon's happiness level. This can become very frustrating as the game progresses. Finally, it is impossible to catch all the Pokemon without owning Pokemon Gold as well.

The Bottom Line
A fun hybrid of turn based combat, role-playing, and collecting. Don't ignore this game just because it says Pokemon in the title. You will become addicted.

Game Boy Color · by Shadowcaster (252) · 2001

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Game added by Shadowcaster.

Game Boy Color added by Corn Popper. Nintendo 3DS added by Rik Hideto.

Additional contributors: Freeman, gamewarrior, DarkDante, Spag, LordRM, Caelestis, Patrick Bregger, GenesisBR.

Game added December 1, 2001. Last modified March 2, 2024.