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|japanese title = 第4世代
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|MainRegionName = Sinnoh|region = Sinnoh|JNDebut = September 28, 2006
|romaji title = Dai Yon-sedai
 
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|ENDebut = April 22, 2007
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|remakes = Generation II
 
|image = PlatinumTitle.png
 
|caption = Platinum
 
|JNGenEnd = September 18, 2010
 
 
|USGenEnd = March 4, 2011
 
|USGenEnd = March 4, 2011
 
|storage = [[My Pokémon Ranch|Ranch]]
 
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'''Generation IV''' in the [[Pokémon]] franchise, is a term used to describe the fourth set of games and Pokémon introduced into the series. The Generation IV games introduced a number of advancements including new Pokémon, moves and gameplay features. Chronologically, these games take place in the same timeline as Generation II.
 
'''Generation IV''' in the [[Pokémon]] franchise, is a term used to describe the fourth set of games and Pokémon introduced into the series. The Generation IV games introduced a number of advancements including new Pokémon, moves and gameplay features. Chronologically, these games take place in the same timeline as Generation II.
   
 
== Starter Pokémon ==
 
== Starter Pokémon ==
[[File:Gen4.jpg|thumb|The Generation IV starters evolved ]]As with the other main series Pokémon games, a new set of [[starter Pokémon]] were introduced for the fourth generation. Continuing with tradition, these Pokémon are a [[Water Pokémon|Water]]-type, [[Grass Pokémon|Grass]]-type or a [[Fire Pokémon|Fire]]-type. They include [[Piplup]] (Water), [[Turtwig]] (Grass) and [[Chimchar]] (Fire).
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[[File:Gen4.jpg|thumb|The Generation IV starters]]As with the other main series Pokémon games, a new set of [[starter Pokémon]] were introduced for the fourth generation. Continuing with tradition, these Pokémon are a [[Water Pokémon|Water]]-type, [[Grass Pokémon|Grass]]-type or a [[Fire Pokémon|Fire]]-type. They include [[Piplup]] (Water), [[Turtwig]] (Grass) and [[Chimchar]] (Fire).
   
In the [[Pokémon Gold and Silver|Gold and Silver]] remakes, [[Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver]], the starter Pokémon will remain the same. They include [[Totodile]] (Water), [[Chikorita]] (Grass) and [[Cyndaquil]] (Fire).
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In the [[Pokémon Gold and Silver|Gold and Silver]] remakes, [[Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver]], the starter Pokémon wil remain the same. They include [[Totodile]] (Water), [[Chikorita]] (Grass) and [[Cyndaquil]] (Fire).
   
 
== Gym Leaders and the Elite Four ==
 
== Gym Leaders and the Elite Four ==
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Generation IV introduced a new set of [[Gym Leader]]s and the [[Elite Four]] in the Diamond, Pearl and Platinum games. All of these trainers specialize in a specific type of Pokémon and are key to progressing through the game. The HeartGold and SoulSilver Gym Leaders, Elite Four and Champion will remain the same as their predecessors.
 
Generation IV introduced a new set of [[Gym Leader]]s and the [[Elite Four]] in the Diamond, Pearl and Platinum games. All of these trainers specialize in a specific type of Pokémon and are key to progressing through the game. The HeartGold and SoulSilver Gym Leaders, Elite Four and Champion will remain the same as their predecessors.
   
 
===Gym Leaders===
 
===Gym Leaders===
====Diamond, Pearl and Platinum ====
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====Diamond, Pearl and Platinum (Fantina is third in Platinum) ====
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|[[Roark]]
[[Roark]]
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|{{Type|Rock}}
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{{Type|Rock}}
 
 
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|[[Gardenia]]
[[Gardenia]]
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|{{Type|Grass}}
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{{Type|Grass}}
 
 
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|[[Maylene]]
[[Maylene]]
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|{{Type|Fighting}}
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{{Type|Fighting}}
 
 
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|[[Crasher Wake]]
[[Crasher Wake]]
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|{{Type|Water}}
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{{Type|Water}}
 
 
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|[[Fantina]]
[[Fantina]]
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|{{Type|Ghost}}
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{{Type|Ghost}}
 
 
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|[[Byron]]
[[Byron]]
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|{{Type|Steel}}
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{{Type|Steel}}
 
 
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|[[Candice]]
[[Candice]]
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|{{Type|Ice}}
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{{Type|Ice}}
 
 
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|[[Volkner]]
[[Volkner]]
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|{{Type|Electric}}
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{{Type|Electric}}
 
 
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* In Pokémon Platinum, Fantina is the third Gym Leader. Maylene is fourth and Crasher Wake comes fifth.
 
   
 
====HeartGold and SoulSilver====
 
====HeartGold and SoulSilver====
   
 
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|[[Falkner]]
[[Falkner]]
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|{{Type|Flying}}
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{{Type|Flying}}
 
 
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|[[Bugsy]]
[[Bugsy]]
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|{{Type|Bug}}
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{{Type|Bug}}
 
 
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|[[Whitney]]
[[Whitney]]
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|{{Type|Normal}}
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{{Type|Normal}}
 
 
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|[[Morty]]
[[Morty]]
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|{{Type|Ghost}}
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{{Type|Ghost}}
 
 
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|[[Chuck]]
[[Chuck]]
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|{{Type|Fighting}}
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{{Type|Fighting}}
 
 
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|[[Jasmine]]
[[Jasmine]]
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|{{Type|Steel}}
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{{Type|Steel}}
 
 
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|[[Pryce]]
[[Pryce]]
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|{{Type|Ice}}
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{{Type|Ice}}
 
 
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|[[Clair]]
[[Clair]]
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|{{Type|Dragon}}
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{{Type|Dragon}}
 
 
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===Elite Four===
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=== Elite Four ===
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====Diamond, Pearl and Platinum====
 
====Diamond, Pearl and Platinum====
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[[Aaron]]
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|{{Type|Bug}}
[[Aaron (Elite Four)|Aaron]]
 
 
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{{Type|Bug}}
 
 
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|[[Bertha]]
[[Bertha]]
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|{{Type|Ground}}
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{{Type|Ground}}
 
 
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|[[Flint]]
[[Flint]]
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|{{Type|Fire}}
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{{Type|Fire}}
 
 
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|[[Lucian]]
[[Lucian]]
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|{{Type|Psychic}}
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{{Type|Psychic}}
 
 
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====HeartGold and SoulSilver====
   
====HeartGold and SoulSilver====
 
 
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|[[Will]]
[[Will]]
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{{Type|Psychic}}
 
 
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|[[Koga]]
[[Koga]]
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|{{Type|Poison}}
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{{Type|Poison}}
 
 
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|[[Bruno]]
[[Bruno]]
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|{{Type|Fighting}}
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{{Type|Fighting}}
 
 
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|[[Karen]]
[[Karen]]
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|{{Type|Dark}}
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{{Type|Dark}}
 
 
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===Pokémon Champion===
   
==Pokémon Champion==
 
 
In [[Pokémon Diamond and Pearl|Pokémon Diamond, Pearl]] and [[Pokémon Platinum|Platinum]], the [[Pokémon Champion]] is [[Cynthia]], a woman that helps the player on various occasions. The Champion in HeartGold and SoulSilver remains the same as [[Generation II]], which is [[Lance]], a former member of the Elite Four and the man who helps you take down [[Team Rocket]].
 
In [[Pokémon Diamond and Pearl|Pokémon Diamond, Pearl]] and [[Pokémon Platinum|Platinum]], the [[Pokémon Champion]] is [[Cynthia]], a woman that helps the player on various occasions. The Champion in HeartGold and SoulSilver remains the same as [[Generation II]], which is [[Lance]], a former member of the Elite Four and the man who helps you take down [[Team Rocket]].
   
==Antagonist==
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== Antagonist ==
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In Pokémon Diamond, Pearl and Platinum, the main antagonist is [[Team Galactic]], whose objectives is to create a new world.
 
In Pokémon Diamond, Pearl and Platinum, the main antagonist is [[Team Galactic]], whose objectives is to create a new world.
   
 
In Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, the main antagonist is [[Team Rocket]]. They want to re-assemble their organization after [[Giovanni]] disbanded it after being beaten by [[Red]].
 
In Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, the main antagonist is [[Team Rocket]]. They want to re-assemble their organization after [[Giovanni]] disbanded it after being beaten by [[Red]].
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[[es:Cuarta generación]]
   
 
== Games ==
 
== Games ==
   
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File:DiamondUS.jpg|[[Pokémon Diamond and Pearl|Pokémon Diamond]]
 
File:DiamondUS.jpg|[[Pokémon Diamond and Pearl|Pokémon Diamond]]
 
File:PearlUS.jpg|[[Pokémon Diamond and Pearl|Pokémon Pearl]]
 
File:PearlUS.jpg|[[Pokémon Diamond and Pearl|Pokémon Pearl]]
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File:Guardian Signs cover.png|[[Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs]]
 
File:Guardian Signs cover.png|[[Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs]]
 
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*All the Sinnoh starter final evolutions have a second type.
 
*All the Sinnoh starter final evolutions have a second type.
 
 
*All the Sinnoh starter's evolved forms (Torterra, Infernape, Empoleon) can be super effective to each other with their secondary typing.
 
*All the Sinnoh starter's evolved forms (Torterra, Infernape, Empoleon) can be super effective to each other with their secondary typing.
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*HeartGold and SoulSilver were released packaged with a pedometer called a Pokewalker that allows
*HeartGold and SoulSilver were released packaged with a pedometer called a PokéWalker that allows players to carry their Pokémon with them.
 
 
*All the Sinnoh starter final evolutions can learn the move [[Earthquake]].
 
 
*Generation IV has the most Legendary Pokémon of any generation.
 
 
 
*Generation IV has the most evolutionary additions to previous Generation families, such as [[Sneasel]] and [[Weavile]] or [[Tangela]] and [[Tangrowth]].
 
*Generation IV has the most evolutionary additions to previous Generation families, such as [[Sneasel]] and [[Weavile]] or [[Tangela]] and [[Tangrowth]].
 
*Inventions from Generations IV and V were hinted in the third generation games, Sapphire, Ruby, and Emerald. If you go to the Devon Corporation building,on the second floor you see various scientist working on computers. When you talk to the the scientists, one states that he is working on a device that will revive Pokémon fossils he follows by stating its working. When you talk to the other scientist on the computer he states that he is working on a device that will visually reproduce the dreams of Pokémon and he follows by stating that it is not going well. If you talk to the last scientist on a computer he will say he is developing a device that will allow you to talk with Pokémon he follows by saying that he hasn't had much success. The last invention could possibly show up in Generation VI if there is to be another generation.
 
 
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[[Category:Generation IV]]
 
[[Category:Generation IV]]

Revision as of 22:22, March 15, 2013

Generation IV
{{{japanese title}}}
Pokemon platinum profilelarge
Platinum
Information
Debut JN September 28, 2006
EN April 22, 2007
Pokémon Unknown
Region Sinnoh
Date Ended JN September 18, 2010
EN March 4, 2011
Game Information
Main Game(s): Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold and SoulSilver
Remakes: Generation II
Storage games: Ranch
Battle Arena Games: Battle Revolution

Generation IV in the Pokémon franchise, is a term used to describe the fourth set of games and Pokémon introduced into the series. The Generation IV games introduced a number of advancements including new Pokémon, moves and gameplay features. Chronologically, these games take place in the same timeline as Generation II.

Starter Pokémon

Gen4

The Generation IV starters

As with the other main series Pokémon games, a new set of starter Pokémon were introduced for the fourth generation. Continuing with tradition, these Pokémon are a Water-type, Grass-type or a Fire-type. They include Piplup (Water), Turtwig (Grass) and Chimchar (Fire).

In the Gold and Silver remakes, Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, the starter Pokémon wil remain the same. They include Totodile (Water), Chikorita (Grass) and Cyndaquil (Fire).

Gym Leaders and the Elite Four

Generation IV introduced a new set of Gym Leaders and the Elite Four in the Diamond, Pearl and Platinum games. All of these trainers specialize in a specific type of Pokémon and are key to progressing through the game. The HeartGold and SoulSilver Gym Leaders, Elite Four and Champion will remain the same as their predecessors.

Gym Leaders

Diamond, Pearl and Platinum (Fantina is third in Platinum)

Leader Type
Roark Rock
Gardenia Grass
Maylene Fighting
Crasher Wake Water
Fantina Ghost
Byron Steel
Candice Ice
Volkner Electric

HeartGold and SoulSilver

Leader Type
Falkner Flying
Bugsy Bug
Whitney Normal
Morty Ghost
Chuck Fighting
Jasmine Steel
Pryce Ice
Clair Dragon

Elite Four

Diamond, Pearl and Platinum

Member Type

Aaron

Bug
Bertha Ground
Flint Fire
Lucian Psychic

HeartGold and SoulSilver

Member Type
Will Psychic
Koga Poison
Bruno Fighting
Karen Dark

Pokémon Champion

In Pokémon Diamond, Pearl and Platinum, the Pokémon Champion is Cynthia, a woman that helps the player on various occasions. The Champion in HeartGold and SoulSilver remains the same as Generation II, which is Lance, a former member of the Elite Four and the man who helps you take down Team Rocket.

Antagonist

In Pokémon Diamond, Pearl and Platinum, the main antagonist is Team Galactic, whose objectives is to create a new world.

In Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, the main antagonist is Team Rocket. They want to re-assemble their organization after Giovanni disbanded it after being beaten by Red.

Games


Trivia

  • All the Sinnoh starter final evolutions have a second type.
  • All the Sinnoh starter's evolved forms (Torterra, Infernape, Empoleon) can be super effective to each other with their secondary typing.
  • HeartGold and SoulSilver were released packaged with a pedometer called a Pokewalker that allows
  • Generation IV has the most evolutionary additions to previous Generation families, such as Sneasel and Weavile or Tangela and Tangrowth.
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