You've finally been granted your Pokémon trainer's license, and now you're on your way to becoming the world's greatest Pokémon trainer! The shockingly cute Pikachu tags along behind you as you search the enormous world for monsters to train and evolve. Face off against Blastoise's torrential water gun. Stand strong when facing Pidgeot's stormy gust. Develop the ultimate Pokémon strategy to defeat the eight gym leaders and become the greatest Pokémon master of all time!

In Other Languages

Language Title Translation
Japanese ポケットモンスター (ピカチュウ) Pocket Monsters (Pikachu)

Release Dates

September 12, 1998 Original Japanese version
October 13, 1999 Prima's Official Strategy Guide
October 18, 1999 U.S. version
June 16, 2000 PAL version



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