B2W2 Time Discrepancy
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July 19th, 2012 (07:58 AM).
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To be fair, the original Gen I/II sprites had no color (even with Gameboy Color, they were still all one color), so it only made sense to use their remake sprites.
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Only Red, Blue and Green were one color when played on a GBC.
Yellow, Gold, Silver, and Crystal were all properly colored. Though Yellow did have a fair amount of Yellow pigments in most of the sprites, they were all still individually colored.
HG/SS got redesigns because the pixel art for the sprites weren't as clear as the third Gen sprites and didn't hold detail well. Between Gens 1 and 2 the Kanto Gym Leaders received clothing make overs, so between 3 and 4's remakes of them they'd do the same cause that was a relation they had in the originals.
There really just wasn't any reason to redesign the Hoenn leaders past updating them to larger sprites.
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