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Pokemon Diamond and Pearl

I can’t get the poke radar to work. I already have the national dex and whenever I try to use the radar, it always says (Professor Rowan’s words echoed) “There’s a time and place for everything, but not now.”

Games Guru: It only works when you are standing in the kind of tall grass where Pokemon like to hide.

Can you give me directions through Stark Mountain?

Games Guru: Stark Mountain is just too large for me to give a walkthrough. Sorry.

Is there really a Stareon and a star stone?

Games Guru: I have run across Staryus, Omastars and Staraptors, but no Stareons or star stones. Sorry.

Can you tell me how to use the Pokemon radar? I clicked on it with my stilus and I went into the light green grass for Pokemon, but nothing shows up. HEEELLLP!!!!!

Games Guru: You are going to need the National Pokedex before your radar works. You will know you have it when you see a meeting between Professor Oak (the professor in many earlier Pokemon games) and Professor Rowan.

How do you get through Victory Road?

Games Guru: You are not the first to ask this question. I am not going to give you step-by-step directions, but I will give you clues.

You will need a mixture of your toughest Pokemon and what I call “Traveling Pokemon.” These are monsters trained with moves for traveling that may not be so good in fights. They include strength, rock smash, surf, waterfall, cut and rock climb.

Victory Road is a great place to catch wild Pokemon, though I generally prefer to make it all the way through, then go back in to catch wild Pokemon such as Steelix, Onix, Graveler, Golbat and Machop. You will have plenty of fights even without battling wild Pokemon. The place is crawling with trainers.

To avoid unnecessary fights, give the Cleanse Tag to one of your Pokemon and take plenty of Max Repel.

You are going to want to rock climb every rock climbing trail, push every moveable boulder, swim up every lake and waterfall, etc. I think you will find that this Victory Road is actually shorter and easier than some past ones.

One last hint: At the end of the road, you will come to an exit blocked by a guy who tells you something about the world getting bigger. Do not waste your time with him. Go back a few paces and you will see a rock climb. Scale it and you will reach the end of the road–or at least the end of the cave.

Can you trade Pokemon from Emerald to Pokemon Diamond?

Games Guru: Yup! Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, FireRed and LeafGreen are all Diamond and Pearl-compatible. Just plug your cartridges into the Game Boy slot on your DS.

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10 Comments on Pokemon Diamond and Pearl

  1. boy in need // June 14, 2007 at 5:14 pm // Reply

    how do you catch ROTOM


  3. what is mewthree x ?

  4. OK. Since Certain people (e.g. first question to GUru), dont understand how to use Pokeradar, I shall explain it.

    Requirements: have National Dex, obtained Pokeradar


    First, enter the grass (obviously).

    Then, use the Pokeradar (also obvious).

    After that you should see patches of grass begin to shake.

    Go to those patches (obviously).

    If you want to chain or understand the grass patches’ movements read the following.

    Grass Patches:

    shaking s l o w l y- common

    shaking VERYFAST- rare

    shaking s l o w l y yet GliTTerY- common, yet shiny

    shaking VERYFAST yet GliTTerY- rare, yet shiny


    Decide what Pokemon you want to chain.

    Follow steps for Pokeradar.

    Battle Pokemon Desired.

    After battle, STAY WHERE YOU ARE. Now use the Pokeradar again.

    However, go to the FARTHEST patch of grass.


    Happy Chaining, or catching! (^_^)

  5. to ghostmaster: why would i trade with you if i already have all of the pokemon? P.S. i have three darkrai , three shaymin , and three arceus!!!!!!! every pokemon that i am getting is at level 100 exept for a few bonus starters and legendaries. P.S.S. i do not know how i would give them to you , because i do not have access to wifi!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. legendarysrk4eva, thank you , but I don’t realy watch the show I think PIKACHU.

    (or at least that was the first POKEMON Ash had) :)

  7. Ghost Master // June 14, 2007 at 11:53 am // Reply

    Ants what do you want for them? I’d be willing to trade anything I have or can get.

  8. Ghost Master // June 14, 2007 at 11:46 am // Reply

    Palkia OMG!!!! I want Arceous, Darkrai, or Shaymin or the items to get them. I will trade you anything you want!!!

    ….Except for an Arceous, Darkrai, or Shaymin since I don’t have them lol

  9. please rate my emerald team: charizard, attacks: fly, blastburn, flamethrower, and seismictoss., blaziken, attacks: thunderpunch, skyuppercut, blazekick, and fireblast., wailord, attacks: waterspout, surf, sheercold, and waterfall., manectric, attacks: thunder, shockwave, strength, and thunderbolt., dragonite, attacks: surf, thunder, icebeam, and hyperbeam., sceptile, attacks: leafblade, solarbeam, falseswipe, and cut. all level 100

  10. george is my nick name

    anyway i have great news u usually would need a special pokeball to catch dialga but i caught it with a regular pokeball. yay 4 me!!!

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