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Pokemon XD: Gale of Darkness

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Super easy snaging

When the shadow pokemon is in the ball. rotate your control stick about 90% of the time you will snag the pokemon.

Mt. Battle Master Pokemon

The Mt. Battle Master Battlus has the following good Pokemon: Dusclops (level 70 to 76) Slaking (level 70 to 76) Latoios (level 70 to 76) Latias (level 70 to 76 Salamence (level 70 to 76) Metagross (level 70 to 76)

Snag two Shadow Pokemon at once

Sometimes some trainers will have two Shadow Pokemon to snag. Be careful when this happens.

Snag six Shadow Pokemon at once

The final Boss has six Pokemon to be snagged: Rhydon (level 46), Zapdos (level 50), Tauros (level 46), Exeggutor (level 46), Articuno (level 50), and Moltres (level 50). Go to the Outskirts and buy twenty of every kind of Pokeball. You should also use your Shadow Pokemon against his and they will not do very much to each other.

Agate Village

You can return to Agate Village. The only difference is that there are different people and it is five years later.

Shadow attacks

The Shadow Pokemon have some Shadow attacks. There are 18 Shadow attacks in all. They are Shadow Crush, Shadow Attack, Shadow Wave, Shadow Rave (same as Shadow Wave except stronger), Shadow Weather, Shadow Down, Shadow Half, Shadow Mist, Shadow Remove, Shadow Hold, Shadow Panic, Shadow Storm, Shadow Break, Shadow End, Shadow Chill, Shadow Bolt, Shadow Fire, and Shadow Blast.

Easy purification

To get your Pokemon purified easily, keep the Pokemon with you for at least ten minutes, then put them in the purification chamber. They will purify about 25% faster than normal.

Classic battle

At the Outpost stand, talk to the man with the pink hair. As you leave the stand he will challenge you to a battle. Accept and you will battle Rider Willie, the first trainer from Pokemon Coliseum. Also, the background music will be that from the Pokemon Coliseum battle. You can challenge him whenever you want.

Gateon Port items

When questioned by Acri at Gateon Port, she will give you four different items depending on your answers. To get an Amulet Coin, answer "Yes" to all her questions. To get a White Herb, answer "Yes" to two of her questions. To get a Mental Herb, answer "Yes" to one of her questions. To get a Quick Claw, answer "No" to all her questions.


To catch Dragonite you must snag all the Shadow Pokemon (mostly caught by Miror B, if you did not catch them from the trainers). Then, the Miror Radar will go off and it will say Miror B will be in Geteon Port. He will be on the lighthouse at the very top. Battle him and he will use a level 50 Dragonite. REMEMBER: Be careful and save the game before you battle him.


You must do something for the news crew to get Elekid. They will ask you to check with someone and the outskirts. His name Hordel. He is from Cipher. He will give you a Togepi at level 25. He will ask you to purify it for him. Once this is done, you can keep it or take it back to him. He will trade you an Elekid at level 20.

Fight Bonsly

Find Bonsly on the ship in the desert. He will run from you. You need to put some food at the oasis Poke Spot. After awhile he will come to it. Then, go back to the old man. He will give a Battle Bingo card with Bonsly on it. Take it to the Battle Bingo place. Go into your pad and it will have the flash this card option. Pay 500 Poke Dollars to battle with Bonsly.

Miror B.

Early in the game, you can find Miror B. The first time you encounter him, he will ask to join his group. If you say yes, he will think that you are lying. Say no, and he will get mad. Either way, you will battle him. He has a Shadow Nosepass. The second time you encounter him, he is on this island. When you talk to him, he will battle you again. This time he has a Shadow Dragonite, and also the Shadow Nosepass if you did not catch it earlier.

Fourth generation Pokemon

There are two new Pokemon in this game from the fourth generation. They are Munchlax and Bonsly.