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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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25 Comments on Pokemon Diamond and Pearl

  1. u find the driftballon on friday fly to floraroma town and head east to valley windworks and u will see it in plain site and u can catch one every friday if u choose itll b there to get it i recomand changeing ur time lol or wait

  2. ive beaten the champ but i cant find the pokemon that comes before Drifblim and the evolved version of Finneon

  3. u get ex share from prof. rowans aid in eterna city

  4. u get the master ball in the galacitc veilston building in veilstone city i belive its in a room in the corner with eletcroads around it the electroads look like an orinary poke balls as well

  5. when does spring path open

  6. how do you get an experience share on dimond and pearl

  7. gust some girl // October 28, 2007 at 6:12 pm // Reply

    in pokemon dimond and pearl, these games are not the exzact game but i will tell some cheats

    rare pokemon list get palkia {in pearl} or dialga {in dimond} in Mt.coronet get heatran in spark moutain but go in after your frind goes and stelles something and then go back in there get cresselia on moon iland and you get there on boat in canalave city when the sailers son is sick but cresselia leaves and you have to chace it down.

    4.giratina in spring path but when you go in the cave were he is at gust go north DONT GO EAST,SOUTH,OR WEST OR YOU WILL START OVER also it takes along time even if you dont go another way.

    5.manaphy but you need to beat pokemon ranger and know a code.

    g. king of the reggies, but you need reggi rock, reggi ice, and reggie steel to get him he is in the tempeil in snopoint city but you need to beet the pokemon leage before you can go in.

  8. IthinkDailgaiscool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! // October 28, 2007 at 4:36 pm // Reply

    Does any body know how to get to New moon island? I really want Darkrai.

  9. to shayman I would rate your team a 9 compared to mine you do still have a very decent team, Acreus 100 thunderbolt, earthquake, earth power, fissure

    Groundon 100 fissure, earthquake, rock climb, solambeam

    Rayquaza 98 fly, hyper beam, outrage, curse

    Heatran 100 earth power, lava power, flamethrower

    Regigigas 100 zen headbutt, stomp, superpower, zap cannon

    Shayman 95 grass knot, leaf storm, solarbeam,take down

  10. htis is good it helps give your venasaur extra exp.points

  11. sorry but there in no such thing as Mewthree.

  12. Anonymous (I’m assuming you’ve gotten to lake Acuity) after that go to veilstone city. Go to galactic HQ beat it (you’ve got to go through the Warehouse first.) get the Master Ball go to the top of Mt. Coronet catch palkia or dialga then you should get through. (if There’s any thing you need more info on tell me and I’ll tell you more about it.)

  13. how do i get the master ball??

  14. pokemonpearl is the best game in the world!

  15. a man is blocking the road to sunyshorecity and i have gone to the lakes and he still blocking the way

  16. my elite 4

    1,grass roserade dustox beautifly carnivine torterra

    2,water golduck whiscash seaking floatzel empoleon

    3,rock machamp golem steelix ramparados bastiodon

    4,ghost drifblim bronzong gengar mismagius drapion

    5,legendary uxie mespirit azelf dialga palkia manaphy

  17. Hey gouys just so you all know that you can catch a lv.100 pokemon with full health nothing wrong their health or moves with a pokeball a normal one too.

  18. wen are you guys gonna have ur battle?

  19. Can u catch a Mespirit woth a quick ball on 1% HEALTH BECAUSE IVE TRIED AND I CANT CATCH IT.

  20. how do you get jirachi in pearl?

  21. hi i have every pokemon game ever made and i need help how do i get a celeibi

  22. How do you get MewthreeX LV 100 in pokemon Dimond/Pearl?

  23. To vaderdude 2 poliwrath, I have both versions, and just to tell you, I deposited my darkrai,bronzong, and my salamence, I still have my groudon, arceus, and kyogre though, here’s my new pokemon all L.100

    rayquaza ice beam earthquake outrage dragon pulse

    giratina shadow claw earthquake psychic aura sphere

    palkia aqua tail earthquake dragon pulse ice beam

  24. ultimate seller // October 23, 2007 at 5:54 pm // Reply

    i,m not selling anything new but what is pokerus?

  25. hi ppl i am a good fighter for pokemon ive been playing since red versoin and i have over 10 lvl 100 pokemon on all my games

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