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Pokemon Black and White

Dear Games Guru, I thank you for all your awesome advice with all the other games. I have White and everybody else who has White has Thundarus, Landarus and Kyrem. How do I get them? Thanks!

Games Guru: This might help a bit:

Is there any way to go to any other region?

Games Guru: No, but in Gold and Silver, I think you can go to two regions.

Is there any way to get genesect and melodetta?

Games Guru: Not legally.

Could you please explain to me what meaning Ns room has. It makes no sense.

Games Guru: There’s not much there. But you can get Rare Candy there. And you can transport back to the Center via the third floor – if you’re not ready for the final boss.

I have white and I cannot figure out how to get Thundarus, Landorus and Kyrem. Please help me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Games Guru: Catching them is quite complicated and detailed, so here are some videos to watch:




I heard that if you complete the Unova Pokedex, you can go to the P2 lab and N will give you his Reshiram. Is this true?

Games Guru: As with many Pokemon games, this is a complex process. But you can get Reshiram, at least according to this video:

How do you get shiny pokemon???

Games Guru: These are the very rarest of Pokemon and are really hard to find. Here’s a simple way to find shiny Pokemon — but it takes patience, a ton of patience. When you find the area a Pokemon is in, save the game. Walk around until the Pokemon appears. If it’s not shiny, press L+R+Start+Select. This resets the game. You’ll have to keep doing this until the Shiny One appears – if you have the patience. Someone calculated that finding a shiny is about 1 chance in 8,000.

Dear Games Guru, do you have any other tips?

Games Guru: Here are a few that might help.

Snow Drifts. When winter hits Unova, explore as much as you can. Because of snow piling up, you can walk to aras that are inaccessible during other seasons. You’ll find plenty of new items and Pokemon!

Use TMs Wisely. Technical Machines now have unlimited uses. This can give you a wider spectrum of moves and help you overcome a difficult battle.

Make Friends, Help Friends. Black City and White Forest are the first version-exclusive areas in a Pokemon game. Going into a friend’s Entralink of the opposite version and speaking to the Trainers in their Black City/White Forest will sometimes let you bring that Trainer to your own town. New Trainers cause new items to appear at the shops in Black City or new Pokemon to appear in White Forest.

Striaton City Gym. Before challenging the leader at Striaton City Gym, accept the Pokemon offered to you in the Dream Yard. Upon reaching Castelia City later in the game, head to the first pier to receive a stone from the Scientist to evolve this Pokemon.

Heading to the Top. Enter the Battle Company building and work your way to a battle with the person at the back of the top floor to receive an Exp. Share.

Don’t Stay Off the Grass. Be sure to enter any shaking grass you see. Defeating the hard-to-find Pokemon that appear earns you extra experience points.

Are there any codes? If so, could you give me some?

Games Guru: I don’t have any codes yet. But here’s a good tip: You can get National Dex after defeating the Elite Four. Leave the house after the credits roll. Professor Juniper’s dad will appear to upgrade your Pokedex.

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115 Comments on Pokemon Black and White

  1. cobalion is at mistralton cave.(sorry i left it out on my last post.)

  2. kyurem is at giant chasm and virizion is at pinwheel forest.if you want to catch volcarona, its at relic castle.

  3. I got it the first day it came out. I was at the store 30 minutes before it opened. Fun game though

  4. registeel2 // May 29, 2011 at 3:00 pm // Reply

    Hey, sorry i haven’t benn on for a while. My computer crashed but now it’s working. Ask me anything.

    • What pokeball can catch a LV.75 kyurem with red health using a LV.69 samurott?I tried an ultra,timer,and a quick ball.

      • A master ball always works, but you could use a dusk ball as well, Captain Rex. That’s what I caught it with.

      • lugialord114 // June 18, 2011 at 4:26 pm //

        i use ultra balls and dusk balls on legendarys. for kyurem, i got it in a ultra ball

      • Chimchar852 // August 3, 2011 at 2:35 pm //

        I got it in a timer ball after like65 turns

  5. Tip: Go to the very middle of the Giant Chasm and you will be able to battle a very powerful pokemon called Kyrum. It is level 75 and is a dragon and ice type pokemon. I caught it with a dusk ball, so I would bring lot’s of those if I were you.

  6. FireTypeRocks // May 28, 2011 at 9:38 am // Reply

    Does a White player here have a Reuniclus? If I catch a Gothitelle I’ll trade ya for it.

    • I might have a Reuniclus. I’ll need to check. (I haven’t played the game for a while also.) If I do, I will accept your trade.

  7. FireTypeRocks // May 28, 2011 at 9:35 am // Reply

    How do you get to Giant Chasm?!There’s a huge strength boulder in the way,and I don’t see a waterfall like at Abundant Shrine.

    • FireTypeRocks, go to the middle of the big grass area past the cavern part of the Chasm to get to Kyurem.
      Sorry I took so long to reply, you may have figuered the puzzle out by now…

  8. FireTypeRocks // May 28, 2011 at 9:32 am // Reply

    Hey guys, it’s FireTypeRocks again. How is BurntBacon, my Emboar you ask? AWESOME!! Lvl 71. I haven’t played for a while.

  9. pokemonfreak // May 27, 2011 at 7:24 pm // Reply

    guys please anweser this at opelucid city theres a guy that made this machine tht conects presnt and future or wat ever he said he says he needs a pokemon fromtheres charge please tell me if u know thank u

    • To pokemonfreak:
      What you have to do is find a person who has Pokemon Black. Ask them if they have caught a pokemon that knows the move Charge. If they say yes, than trade a pokemon for it. Then take it to the guy in Opelcuid City and give the pokemon to him. If you do so, tell me what happens,please!!!

      • super mario // May 31, 2011 at 3:47 pm //

        Actually, I’ve done it and the guy gives you a cell battery, which increases your Pokemon’s attack when it’s hit by an electric type move

  10. This is my team
    Dialga-level 90
    Palkia-level 92
    Arceus-level 100
    Arceus-level 100
    Darkrai-level 100
    Mewtwo-level 100

  11. I like this game and im going to get it soon.

  12. my embor has 170 hp i added 2 energy cards to it

  13. cool!!!

  14. Regigigas500 // May 24, 2011 at 8:42 pm // Reply

    Tip: Dont soft reset to get a shiny zekrom reshiram or victini they will never be shiny

  15. Pikachu123 // May 23, 2011 at 5:42 pm // Reply

    I have a level 83 emboar!

  16. charadude01 // May 22, 2011 at 7:36 pm // Reply

    on my black i caught thondurus!

  17. Rate my team 1-10
    Samurott lv. 90
    Volocarona lv. 73
    Mamoswine lv. 64
    Rosersade lv. 56
    Swellow lv. 57
    Haxorus lv. 58

  18. Have a tip for you guys: If you bring Celebi over to the Game Freak Building in Castelia City, you can catch Zorua, who has taken form of a boy. Also, you don’t even need to battle it. Just come to the Game Freak Building with a Celebi and one open spot in your party.

  19. pokemonfreak // May 21, 2011 at 11:09 pm // Reply

    my friend and other friends pick oshawott amd most kids at my church plays pokemon and im like the thrid best trainer also all of the kids got oshawott and the other kid that dont go to my church named his samurott king osh lol

    • Pokemon is awesome!!! I’m glad that you have friends that like the video games. I know 1 person who is intersted in Pokemon, but he doesn’t play the game. He collects the cards. The only person I have to battle is my brother, and he always stalls when I want to battle him.

    • ZekromWhite // May 29, 2011 at 6:54 pm // Reply

      Tell them Snivy is a better choice because it has a lot of Attack, Defense, Sp. Defense, and Speed. Samurott has good HP and Sp atk, and Emboar has good Hp, and Attack

  20. see my team Zekrom Lv58 Serperior Lv88 Dialga Lv100 Blaziken Lv100 Emboar Lv67 Giratina Lv100

  21. My name is Comet. If you also posted in the Soul Silver column you would probably know me. I’ll be answering your questions too. Just reply to this comment and I’ll answer your questions. I’ve got a lot more time on my hands since tomorrow’s my last day of school. Tip: For those of you who want to get a Musharna, but don’t want to evolve there Munna,go to the Dreamyard and you will not only find a wild Musharna,you will also find on of the Seven Sages.

    • pokemaster107 // May 20, 2011 at 6:04 pm // Reply

      yes but only on fridays does it appear(musharna) You can tel im good at this game because i completed the unova dex including kyurem and ladorus

  22. pokemonfreak // May 18, 2011 at 6:48 pm // Reply

    hey its me pokemon freak i gotten stronger so rate my team and ask me any thing p.s.raitngs is one to ten samurott lv93 volcranolv75 diaglalv79 zekromlv65 dont u think its underlv? deoxysspeed form lv76 kyuremlv82

  23. fire pokemon = awsome!!!! // May 17, 2011 at 8:36 pm // Reply

    rate my team
    1.zekrom lvl 59
    2.emboar lvl 73
    3.pupitar lvl 50
    4.cobalion lvl 49
    5.gligar lvl 49
    6.fearow lvl 48

    i have only blacked out about 3 or 4 times (but never dering eleit 4 or battleing N!!! !!!!!!)

  24. pokemon master // May 17, 2011 at 7:20 pm // Reply

    I know 3 pokemon the not many people know they are 647 keldo(water & fighting),657 meloetta(aria form,psychic & normal type and pirouette form normal & fighting type) and genosect(bug & fighting type).

    • Hey Games Guru,
      You know that black boat at the Castelia City harbour? It only appears sometimes. What is it? Does it have anything to do with the game?

      • pokemonfreak // May 26, 2011 at 4:45 pm //

        i know its team plasmas and i guess it has something to do with genesect its still a mystrey i suppose one time i was waiting for the black boat to move but its to boring

    • Genosect is bug and steel.

    • I have heard about them also. I don’t know much about Meloetta, but I know that Keldo is part of the Cobalion, Terrakion, and Virizion group. And I know that Genesect is some weird ultimate pokemon that Team Plasma reincarnated from a fossil, trying to make the ultimate Pokemon. To obtain these Pokemon, you have to go to events,but Nintendo has not yet revealed where the events will take place.

    • pokemonfreak // May 26, 2011 at 4:38 pm // Reply

      hey i know them too im keeping my fingers crossed for no summer evnts because im going to anther country also they said that genesects was modified mt team plasma on a website that i forgot about also i think genesct events coming out in like 2013 thats weird also melltoa is o.6 m tall

  25. Where do u find the 7 sages?

    • 7 sages locations:
      -dream yard
      -end of relic castle
      -end of cold storage
      -deep in chargestone cave
      -end of route 18
      -on top of a waterfall on route 14

  26. Zekrom da bomb // May 15, 2011 at 2:25 pm // Reply

    i caught kyurem witha dusk ball first try after wakened by 1 move:)

  27. I really want these games, but i dont have the money.

  28. Ace Trainer Ash // May 15, 2011 at 10:06 am // Reply

    If you like playing pokemon black and white you will love playing pokemon vortex.

  29. Houndra98 // May 14, 2011 at 2:23 pm // Reply

    Rate my team:
    Samurott lv. 78
    Simisear lv. 71
    Excadrill lv. 70
    Scrafty, leavanny, archeops lv. 65
    I am going to go beat the elite four. I also do not like to use legendaries. It makes it way to easy.

  30. brainiac98 // May 13, 2011 at 11:56 am // Reply

    I love white version!!! My current team is
    1. Arceus lv.100
    2. Mew lv.26
    3. Rayquaza(shiny) lv.55
    4. darkrai lv.100
    5. palkia(shiny) lv.60
    6. deoxys lv.67 so…what do you think?

    • To Braniac98:
      Your team looks pretty good! The only thing that I think is wrong with it is that your Mew should be a little higher in level. Comment: I’m not sure if you care about this, but I’m pretty sure that almost all of those Pokemon in your party will not be let into the Random Matchup or Pokemon Video Game Championships. I’m just saying…

    • I have SHINY:

  31. To FireTypeRocks:
    Thanks for the info about the main legendaries. I sped up Zekrom’s training and he is now level 100. Just wish I had gotten Black, Blue Flare sounds awesome…

  32. randomplayer // May 9, 2011 at 7:48 pm // Reply

    I was playing and I was running out of poke balls, and they would only sell me heal balls at the center whats up with that?

    • PixelHydra // May 11, 2011 at 7:23 pm // Reply

      Which Pokemon center were you at? The items they sell at pokemon centers is different for each one.

    • DRAGON BALL Z KAI RULES // May 30, 2011 at 5:14 pm // Reply


  33. Serperior master 624 // May 9, 2011 at 1:55 pm // Reply


  34. Serperior master 624 // May 9, 2011 at 1:45 pm // Reply

    I beat the whole game with Serperior level 72 and Zekrom level 50 and found all the seven sages oh’ yeah how many of you collect the cards

    • PixelHydra // May 11, 2011 at 7:21 pm // Reply

      I do! They’re awesome. I got Reshiram (not the one the the art on the whole card, the other one.

  35. charadude01 // May 8, 2011 at 8:46 pm // Reply

    I have both games i just started black chose snivy clay is so easy to beat him i beat the elight four in black 4 times so eays whith lv. 70 opponents!

  36. Rate my team
    Emboar Lv.72
    Reshiram Lv.70
    Zebstrika Lv.70
    Simisage Lv.70
    Seisamtoad Lv.70
    Haxorus Lv.70

    • Serperior master 624 // May 9, 2011 at 2:05 pm // Reply

      Not to shabby but I would at least get my emboar up to level 75 I’m so tired today yawn!!! zzzzzzzzz sorry fell a sleep by I’m going to take a nap

    • kitfisto // May 9, 2011 at 6:11 pm // Reply

      hey if some one needs pokemon i have them my code is well i need to do some thing first but if any one has reshiram ill trade zekrom for it.

    • jonbuddy1 // May 13, 2011 at 4:19 pm // Reply

      Pretty awesome. You’ve tackled the Elite 4 already right?

    • shaymin 101 // June 6, 2011 at 12:44 pm // Reply

      Not bad. but you should level up Emboar some more

  37. Samurott Master & Fire destroyer // May 7, 2011 at 5:14 pm // Reply

    Hi guys. Just a helpful hint. Try and get your cover legend (Reshiram for black, Zekrom for white) to level 100. Reshiram learns blue flare (more powerful than fusion flare) and zekrom learns Bolt struke (more powerful than fusin bolt). However, these do not have as good accuracy.

    Just thought I would give ya some help

  38. To: FireTypeRocks
    Yeah, I play Black too. I love Fire types, but I also loved Oshawott, so I made sure to get Black to make up for it.
    To all: I have some good tips, especially for catching legendaries, let me know if you want to catch some. I can help with

  39. PixelHydra // May 4, 2011 at 7:33 pm // Reply

    I have an awesome way to get starters without cheating! If anybody wants to know, just tell me here. (This has been proven to work. i tested it myself.)

    • HOW???!!!!!!

      • Victini // May 7, 2011 at 11:28 pm //

        Put your starter(or most other Pokemon) in the Day Care with a Ditto. You will get an egg that is that Pokemon(not Ditto!).

      • PixelHydra // May 8, 2011 at 11:03 pm //

        Put your starter in the day care along with a Ditto, and you will get an egg of our starter pokemon. then go to the GTS and trade it for one of the other starters. (I did this in soulsilver, i got a bulbasaur for a charmander 🙂 (P.S. you can catch ditto in the the giant chasm)

  40. PixelHydra // May 4, 2011 at 7:31 pm // Reply

    P.P.S., nobody pick tepig if u play black. if you’re as strategic as i am, you will either have to replace your starter with reshiram, or not use reshiram. (Both fire types)

    • To PixelHydra:
      What’s wrong with Tepig? It’s a perfectly good Pokemon. I was actually thinking about getting Tepig instead of Oshawott. I think all Pokemon are awesome and that each one has it’s own strategic side.

    • Hey, Reshiram’s also a Dragon type you know.

  41. PixelHydra // May 4, 2011 at 7:28 pm // Reply

    P.S., for anyone who’s entering the VGC this year, i strongly recommend using a hydreigon (lv 72 or higher, cause it learns outrage at lv 72)

  42. PixelHydra // May 4, 2011 at 7:26 pm // Reply

    Hydreigon. It has awesome typing and beastly stats.

  43. it is so col i cod not stop playing it.

  44. Hey guys. Remember me? well I answer questions to. So if anyone needs help, ask ME.

  45. Ridley XD // May 3, 2011 at 5:18 pm // Reply

    I got both games, I ordered White, and my friend already bought both games, so he bough ANOTHER copy of Black version! ^-^

  46. Poke master // May 3, 2011 at 2:36 pm // Reply

    I beat the whole game with under leveled pokemon and I never blacked out my team is
    Rashairam nickname reckrom lv51
    Swanna lv46
    Emboar nicknamed bacon XD lv48
    Musharna lv 36 gotta train it more
    sawk lv 45
    krookadole lv49

  47. snivy 707 // May 2, 2011 at 7:02 pm // Reply

    my team:
    they are AWSOME!!!!!!!

  48. Rate my team.
    Emoboar lv67
    Zekrom lv64
    Simisage lv64
    Unvezant lv 64
    Darmantain lv64
    Tyranitar lv64

    P.S. if your starting the game, pick tepig

  49. ~ PS. I mostly trade for lengendary pokemon….. o3o ~

  50. FireTypeRocks // May 1, 2011 at 3:37 pm // Reply

    I play Black so I’m posting my comments here.I noticed there wasn’t a page for it.

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