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Pokemon Crystal was developed by Game Freak, published by Nintendo for the Game Boy Color console.
This game is an enhanced version of Pokemon Gold and Silver and was initially released on 29 July 2001 in Japan.
The story begins in the beautiful New Bark Town of Johto Region at your home where the player(you) begins his/her journey.
When you come outside your mother informs you that Professor Elm was searching for you and wanted you to go to his Lab.
As you visit Professor Elm’s Lab, you are told to visit Professor Pokémon a.k. A Professor Oak to bring an egg for research.
To safeguard your journey, Professor Elm offers you to choose a pokemon out of three that will also become your starter pokemon.
Those three pokemon are – Grass-type Chikortia, Fire-type Cyndaquil, and Water-type Totodile.
As you are returning from Professor Pokémon Lab, you are attacked by a mysterious Pokemon Trainer whom you have to fight.
Later you came to realise that the trainer you fought has stolen a Pokemon from Professor Elm’s Lab intending to become the best trainer in the world.
After getting your First Pokemon and Pokédex (from Professor Oak), you go on a journey to explore the game and become the strongest in the region.
In your journey, you will catch many wild pokemon, fight strong trainers, Battle Gym Leaders and Elite four, and Beat Team Rocket.
This game is one of the first game that let you choose whether you are a Boy or Girl.
Features of Pokemon Crystal
Fight Other Pokémons and Trainers –
In your Journey, you will battle various trainers just like you who want their pokemon to be strong.
By fighting your pokemon will gain experience and will also learn new moves that can be used against the opponent.
If you win the battle, then you will also get some money that you can use in the store to purchase something, like a Poké Ball.
When you fight a trainer the mode change to Battle Mode.
The opponent’s Pokemon is shown on the upper right side with its health bar on the left top side.
Whereas your pokemon will show on the Lower left side with its health bar on the lower right side.
You can attack the opponent by choosing one from the four attacks that your pokemon can perform.
To fight stronger opponents like the Gym Leaders and Elite 4, you need to have more than one strong pokemon.
So you have to catch them on the go.
You will encounter many pokemon by walking on the road or in the grass.
You will have four options to choose – FIGHT, BAG, RUN, POKÈMON.
If you want to fight, then you can choose the FIGHT option where you will show four attacks that your pokemon can perform, and you have to select one of them.
If you want to catch the opponent or drink a potion, then you can choose the BAG option.
You can merely flee by choosing the RUN option, but if the opponent is stronger than you then you will not be able to leave the match.
For checking the summary of your pokemon or exchanging one in a fight, you can use the POKÈMON option.
Visit Battle Tower –
The Battle Tower is the Biggest addition in Pokemon Crystal Version that allows you to participate in Pokemon Stadium-like fight.
As soon as you enter the building, a girl will approach you and welcome you to the Battle Tower.
Then she will ask you whether you would like to go into a Battle Room, for yes choose the Challenge Option and for No select the Cancel Option.
If you proceed the Challenge then you are given an option to save the game, select Yes to save the game.
After that, you are asked the level of Opponent Pokemon you would like to fight.
Whatever level you choose will change the level of your pokemon and rival pokemon to that level.
For instance, if you choose Level 100, then your pokemon and the opponent Pokemon will change to level 100 for the fight.
After beating one opponent, all your pokemon will restore to full health to fight the next.
Beating all the rival will give you a grand prize like CALCIUM.
Battle Legendary Pokemon –
In your journey, you will battle and catch many pokemon in the game.
A Legendary Pokemon is a rare Pokemon having fantastic Attacking and defence power.
There are a total of five legendary pokemon in the game – Lugia, Ho-oh, Raikou, Entei, and Suicune.
But the two of the strongest pokemon are Suicine, and Lugia both found at Level 60.
You will find Suicine at the Tin Tower although getting Lugia is a bit tricky.
After you beat the Elite Four in the Kanto region, you will get a Silver Wing from an old man in the Pewter City.
You have to take the wing to the top right of Whirl Islands where you will find Lugia resting in the water.
You can catch them by first attacking them and bringing their HP to the red zone and then throwing a Pokéball.
The lower the HP and the Strongest the Poké Ball the more chance of catching a Legendary Pokemon.
Having these powerful beasts in your team make it difficult for you to lose a match.
Beat Gym Leaders and Elite 4 –
The goal of the game is to become the strongest Pokemon trainer in the Johto and Kanto region.
To become the strongest in the Johto region, you have to fight and beat strong Pokemon Trainers known as the Gym Leaders and Elite Four.
There are a total of Eight Gym leaders in the Johto Region – Falkner, Bugsy, Whitney, Morty, Chuck, Jasmine, Pryce, and Clair.
When you beat a Gym leader, you get a Gym batch which is proof that you beat the previous leader and also the key to battle the next one.
After you beat all the eight gym leaders in the Johto Region, you will have a total of Eight Gym Batches that will lead you to the Elite Four.
Elite Four is a group of strongest Trainer in a region with Pokemon level anywhere between 50-75.
After you battled and beat all the Elite Four in Johto Region, you will finally fight the Champion of that region.
A champion is the strongest Trainer in a region that has some legendary Pokemon with level anywhere between 60-85.
After beating the Champion of the Johto Region, you will become the new champion.
Later you will head over to the Kanto region to become the strongest in that region.
You will fight the Eight Gym Leaders, Elite Four and Champion of that region and winning them all will make you the new champion of Kanto Region.
Fight Team Rocket –
Team Rocket is a criminal organisation that has returned with a new attitude after the disappearance of their leader Giovanni.
They aim to take over the world, starting with the Johto Region.
You will first encounter them at the Slowpoke Well outside Azalea town where you will find the cutting Slowpoke tails to sell them at a profit in the Johto Region.
At that moment you will fight a total of four team Rocket members with three grunts and one boss.
Later you will encounter and fight them at various locations like the Mahogany Town, Goldenrod Radio Tower, and Cerulean City.
In Goldenrod City, you will find out that Team Rocket has taken over the Goldenrod Radio Tower with the primary intent of contacting their missing leader Giovanni.
They want to contact Giovanni over the Radio to persuade him to return in the team rocket.
You have to fight and stop them at various location to prevent them from achieving their goal of taking over the world.
|ROM Name||Pokemon - Crystal Version|
|Release Date (US)||29 July 2001|
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How to Download Pokemon Crystal
To download this ROM, you have to follow the steps given below.
1. Download a Gameboy Color Emulator on your PC, Mac, Android, Linux, and iOS.
This ROM is made for users of Gameboy Color, and without having a Gameboy Color emulator, you will not be able to run this ROM.
2. Click the ROM from the Link above and a file will begin downloading.
3. Open your Gameboy Color Emulator and click on Add.
4. Add the downloaded file.
5. Done, Enjoy your game.
Well, let me give you some instructions on How to play the game.
You can move the player around with the arrows, select an option with Alt/Option(Mac), and can speed the talk by pressing Shift/Alt/Option(Mac).
F.A.Q. on Pokemon Crystal
Q.1. How to Play Pokemon Crystal on my PC?
To play the Pokemon Crystal on your PC, first, you have to install a Gameboy Color emulator for Windows on your PC.
Then you have to download its ROM from the link above and open it in the emulator.
Q.2. How To Get Pokemon Crystal Rom?
You can get the Pokemon Crystal Rom for free by clicking the download button above. After clicking the download button, the file will begin downloading which you can easily run on your emulator.
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