Pokemon Red Version
An Extra Bike
Simply attempt to put your bike into the computer at any Pokemon Center. Instead of going in, you will have one in your bag and one in your computer as well.
Contributed By: TheProdigy.
Bypass Cycling Road Guard
To get onto the Cycling Road without needing a Bicycle, simply hold Left while the guard warns you that you must have the Bicycle to enter Cycling Road. (If you already obtained the Bicycle, this still works if the Bicycle is in the PC.) In doing so, you will bypass the guard; if you continue onto Cycling Road, you'll still ride a bike.
Contributed By: KeyBlade999.
**THIS GLITCH CAN DELETE YOUR GAME SAVE DATA.**
**This glitch requires 2 Gameboys and a link cable.**
Have one Pokemon game with a pokemon that you both want (generally a starting pokemon, a legendary, or Mewtwo). Have the other game have a pokemon that you wouldn't miss, as it will be deleted forever (Example: Level 4 Ratatta). Once you both have your pokemon, enter a trade. Now, trade the bad pokemon for the good pokemon, and at the end of the trade, right after the screen flashes "Waiting..." but before it flashes "Trade Completed," the person who originally owned the good pokemon should turn off their Gameboy or pull out the link cable (turning off the power is the preferred method, but should work). The person who originally had the bad Pokemon should have the message "Trade Completed" on their screen.
If done correctly, you will both now have the good pokemon. The person who originally had it turned off their Gameboy before it could save, so his gamepak doesn't know the trade ever took place. The second person's Gameboy remembers the trade, and has the new Pokemon.
Contributed By: Rev4n.
Missing No. Kangaskhan.
Item's needed for glitch:
Master Ball (infinite is recommended)
This can only be done on Red Version of Pokemon. Do the steps described for infinite items. When you encounter the bar shaped thing (also refered to as Missing No.), use a master ball (if you have infinite) and capture the Missing No.. WARNING: Only do this is if Missing No. is at level 80. Level 0 Missing No. WILL lock your game up. It will say that you captured #### n' #### as it's name will look in the screen. For some reason it will continue to attack. Just run. If you can't, keep trying until you do. Get Missing No. into your party and give it a Rare Candy. It will move to Level 81 and say that it is evolving. I t evolves into... TAA-DAA!! Kangaskhan! This is no ordinary Kangaskhan. It has three attacks; Water Gun, Water Gun (again), and Sky Attack.
Contributed By: mnmz590.
Quickly Reach the End (Japan Version)
Note that this glitch only works in the Japanese versions of Pokemon Red and Green Versions, Pocket Monsters Aka and Pocket Monsters Midori, respectively. It can only be executed early in the game (as in, it requires a new game), but will get you to the Hall of Fame and the ending in only around fifteen minutes.
After starting a new game, take a Potion from the PC and play the game as normal until you obtain Oak's Parcel from the PokeMart in Viridian City. On the way back to Pallet Town, get into a battle. Enter the items menu and hover over the Oak's Parcel item there and press Select. Then exit the menu and go to the Pokemon menu. Press Select while hovering over your Pokemon. While it doesn't truly switch your Pokemon with an item, it effectively switches around various amounts of data in the game, allowing you to warp to places based on how many steps you take before going through a doorway.
After running from this battle, go 73 steps, the last going through the door of the northeast house in Pallet Town. You will reappear on Route 16: go right five steps and down until you warp. You will be in the hidden part of the Cycling Road gatehouse: there, walk nine steps, with the last going through the northeastern doorway. After, go 45 steps east, the last of which you need to put going through the doorway to the Celadon Department Store. You will be in the glitched version of the Hall of Fame, and then the game will play the ending sequence as if you had won the Pokemon League championship, thus allowing you to see the end of the game far earlier than is normal.
Contributed By: KeyBlade999.
Re-board the S.S. Anne
To Re-board the S.S. Anne, have a Pokemon that knows Surf with you. Go to the guy who says "the ship set sail". You'll be diagnall from him. now go in front of him and save. Turn your GB off and back on. Use your SURF Pokemon and hold DOWN. You'll be SURFing on the guy. Press DOWN the after SURFing, and you should be in the ship.
Contributed By: Teh_mastR.
Safari Zone Pokemon Caught easy
1) Go to the Safari Zone and wander around until you run into one of the more rare and hard to catch pokemon.
2) Run away from it and immediately use dig, teleport, escape rope, fly, or anything else that will take you immediately out of the Safari Zone.
3) Surf down to the Seafoam Islands from Fushia City (Use repel if you got it to avoid encounters)
4) Surf up and down the East Coast of Seafoam. (Make sure you stay on the very edge so you are half on land half in the water)
5) Your first pokemon encounter should be the pokemon you last saw in the Safari Zone.
I highly recommend using the infinite item glitch to get loads of master balls first so you don't risk killing your quarry.... or worse being killed by it. Very nice little trick, that will save some serious annoyance when trying to catch Pokemon like Tauros and Ryhorn who just don't want to seem to want to stay in the safari balls.
Contributed By: Raphael_Solo.
Skip Marowak fight
The top floor of the Pokemon tower is blocked by the ghost of a Marowak, which can't be identified and defeated until you get the Silph Scope in Team Rocket's Hideout. Or apparently not, because if you use a Poke Doll item in this fight, with the Silph Scope or not, you'll escape the battle and Marowak will be defeated! With this trick, you can get to the top floor and save Mr. Fuji and get the Poke Flute without ever going into Team Rocket's hideout.
Contributed By: whoisthisgit.
The Mew Glitch and Quick Level 100 Pokemon
The Mew Glitch, in its simplest form, can be executed only before getting the Cascade Badge from the Cerulean Gym. First, go onto Route 24 to the north of Cerulean and obtain an Abra there in the grass to the west of Nugget Bridge: be sure not to battle the Youngster in the grass. (The former is not possible in Pokemon Yellow, meaning you will need to trade an Abra to that version. Other Pokemon with Teleport also work.) When you obtain the Abra, go heal in the Cerulean Pokemon Center, so as to be able to have Abra Teleport you there.
Return to Route 24 and to the grass where the Abra was found. You should see a Trainer in the grass: go north until he is off-screen, then get due north of his position. (Now is a good time to save, since failure in this instance is irreversible.) Go south one step and rapidly press Start as you do so: as the Trainer appears on-screen, the menu should appear. Go to the Pokemon menu and have your Abra Teleport you back to Cerulean City; you'll know if this effort was successful if the Trainer gets an "!" mark above their head as you warp. This tricks the game into believing you're in-battle, too, disabling the Start Button menu. When you return to Cerulean, enter the Gym and battle the swimming Trainer. After you do this, head back to Route 24. As you do so, the menu will appear; leave it and a Level 7 Mew will appear.
There are other variants to this glitch that originally only used to find the now-unavailable Mew: however, all methods require a Trainer, such as the aforementioned Youngster, that begins a battle the moment you're on-screen and in his/her vision. It is all based on the last-seen Pokemon's Special stat: the above method is an early way to get a Pokemon with the Special stat of 21 to be the last-seen, thus triggering the appearance of Mew, since Mew's internal ID in the game is 21. Other Pokemon (it can be wild or a Trainer's) can be used to get different Pokemon: the ability to find Ditto late in the game will also allow full manipulation of this process (so long as the Ditto uses Transform in the battle) as you yourself can view the Special stat of the Transformed Pokemon. This can be used to get any of the Pokemon in the game, even several glitch Pokemon or cause a few battles with Glitch Trainers.
There is one further derivative for this glitch: if you use Growl in the battle with the Pokemon whose Special stat corresponds to the Pokemon you wish to have, you can affect the Level of the Pokemon you get. For each Growl used, the Level goes down by 1: the game maxes at six uses, meaning you can get a Level 1 Pokemon, and this is the only method in which to do so. However, the EXP. growth formula for Level 1 Pokemon is glitched: the next-level EXP. is essentially a large negative number. If the Level 1 Pokemon gains any EXP. in battle - you simply need to switch it out of battle once it's in - it will go straight to Level 100. It will still obey you, since it's your Pokemon as well. However, this effect only works on Pokemon that cannot evolve anymore, such as Charizard, Tauros, Raichu, or Mew.
Contributed By: KeyBlade999.
The Old Man Glitch
This glitch requires you to have the Badges allowing the use of Fly and Surf, and Pokemon that can use these moves. You must also be able to reach Fuschia City or Cinnabar Island. First, head to Viridian City and speak with the old man near Route 2 who will teach you to catch Pokemon; view his tutorial. After doing so, Fly to Fuschia or Cinnabar and Surf to the Seafoam Islands. Once there, Surf on the coastline of the islands.
As you Surf, you may encounter a number of odd Pokemon. These Pokemon will differ, depending on the name you used as that of your Trainer. For example, the name "DANIEL" can make Snorlax or Electrode appear, among others. However, a common characteristic of them is that they are often above Level 100 and thus very powerful: if you manage to catch one somehow, you essentially have a very powerful Pokemon, and can even level it up further, as high as Level 255. (Note that some Pokemon may evolve into glitch Pokemon because of this.) That is the first benefit of this simple glitch.
Most people, regardless of name, should be able to encounter one of two Pokemon: Missingno. or 'M, both of which are glitch Pokemon. These two have special effects on the item in the sixth slot of your item bag, but that effect depends on whether you catch or defeat the Pokemon. If you defeat the Pokemon (or otherwise just do not catch it), the item in your Bag's sixth slot will be changed so that you have 128 of it; if you catch it, you will have 255 of it. (This is assuming you use an item that you can have multiple ones of.) This is very useful for mass-cloning valuable items, such as Master Balls, Rare Candies, or PP Maxes, or to clone TMs to sell for obscene amounts of money.
Contributed By: BOBtheDEATHfrog and KeyBlade999.
Cut's secondary effect
You may already know that Cut cuts down small trees to clear a path for yourself. If you use Cut while standing in a patch of grass, it will cut the grass so you won't encounter Pokemon in that spot. The grass is reset if you leave the area.
Contributed By: recklessfire.
Get a diploma
To get the diploma catch 150 Pokemon and go and see the designer in the mansion in Celedon City. He will then give you the diploma.
Contributed By: Chosengamer.