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Fourth Generation Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum kicked off the fourth generation of Pokémon. Two years later, fans of the Johto region were treated to a remastered adventure in HeartGold & SoulSilver. Discuss the games, explore the features, share your experiences, and help other players out!

View Poll Results: Which one did you prefer?
Heartgold 40 42.55%
Soulsilver 54 57.45%
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Old April 21st, 2013, 06:44 PM
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Bringing back another thread! In the Fourth Generation, two games were created. Heartgold and Soulsilver, both of which were respective remakes of the games Gold and Silver. Out of the two, which one did you prefer? What are some of your reasons for your decision? Things to compare, if you're stuck for ideas can be version exclusives, certain features the other game might have not included or any other reasons you can think of. Without further ado, discuss!
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Old April 21st, 2013, 08:01 PM
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Silver is definitely one of the most nostalgic Pokemon games for me and as SoulSilver was a remake of it, I've gotta vote for SS though I know HeartGold is great as well!
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Old April 21st, 2013, 08:23 PM
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I picked SoulSilver because I prefer its version exclusives and my brother already had HeartGold so I decided to get the counterpart, which has been a trend for me since 3rd Generation.
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Old April 21st, 2013, 08:30 PM
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I go with SS since is the version i play, i don't believe there are much differences tough, but both seen awesome that's for sure
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Old April 21st, 2013, 08:48 PM
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I prefer SoulSilver as it has Lugia! Lugia over Ho-oh anytime yo. It was also the fist version I played, so it definitely has some sentimental feelings to it. I'm playing HeartGold right now; so far there aren't many differences I can tell. Both of them are great!
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Old April 22nd, 2013, 05:51 AM
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I prefer SoulSilver as it has Lugia! Lugia over Ho-oh anytime yo. It was also the fist version I played, so it definitely has some sentimental feelings to it. I'm playing HeartGold right now; so far there aren't many differences I can tell. Both of them are great!
Not true yo, you can get Lugia in HG yoyo.

Anyways, I picked Heart Gold because I prefer its exclusives way more than SSs. Even tho I prefer Lugia over Ho-oh xD.
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Old April 22nd, 2013, 05:58 AM
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I love em both because both games has the same legendarys
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Old April 22nd, 2013, 06:15 AM
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I first picked Soulsilver because I have gold first time around. I prefer Soulsilver as I think it has better version exclusives.
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Old April 22nd, 2013, 06:21 AM
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I preferred HeartGold because you get to catch Ho-Oh early. I always take it with me in my team. I simply love Ho-Oh, it's one of my favorite Pokémon ever. <3

I couldn't care less for Lugia on the other hand.
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Old April 25th, 2013, 02:42 AM
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I picked HeartGold because I played Gold as a kid; essentially it's my favourite by nostalgia default. 8)
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I chose HeartGold. I personally prefer the color of Gold over Silver. Also, I have Silver for the Gameboy so I decided to get HeartGold. (I also prefer Ho-Oh over Lugia)
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Old April 25th, 2013, 03:58 PM
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I'll go with Heart Gold since it's the only I tried. Great so far and Ho-Oh rocks!
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Old April 25th, 2013, 08:46 PM
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Heart Gold cuz I owned the original Gold. Also I liked the version exclusives and Ho-Ohs cut scene was really cool too me.
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Old April 25th, 2013, 10:28 PM
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I went with HeartGold. Even though I prefer the version exclusives of SoulSilver, I had Gold as a kid, so HeartGold was my primary choice. I also prefer Lugia to Ho-oh (despite my avatar), and fortunately it shows up at a higher level in HeartGold.
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Old May 1st, 2013, 06:07 PM
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I picked HeartGold because of the warm feeling I get of the game('s color).
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I prefer SoulSilver because of Lugia, I like Lugia than Ho-Oh
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Soulsilver..because cooler pokés,and Lugia that's all you need too know
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Old May 1st, 2013, 08:48 PM
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I would have to go with Soul Silver. I always get the version that has the Legendary I like more on the box art. My only regret with not getting Heart Gold is the fact that I couldn't use a Phanpy on my team.

I like phanpy a lot.
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Old May 1st, 2013, 09:22 PM
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Soul Silver all the way !
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Old May 2nd, 2013, 02:46 AM
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Heart gold. For the slightly weird reason that Caterpie is a heart gold exclusive, and Caterpie is epic.
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Old May 2nd, 2013, 04:55 AM
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I actually got both, but I prefer SoulSilver.
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Old May 2nd, 2013, 05:38 AM
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SoulSilver, because I can get my favorite Pokemon Vulpix there.
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Old May 2nd, 2013, 07:13 AM
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I chose SoulSilver for some inconceivable reason and now deeply regret doing so, because I wasn't able to catch Growlithe... :c I wasn't a fan of many of the version-exclusives, either.

It probably had something to do with the packaging, the name ('SoulSilver' sounded more ethereal to me than 'HeartGold') and the fact I wanted a Lugia.
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Old May 2nd, 2013, 10:13 AM
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I picked HeartGold. While I have both SS and HG, I played through more of HG, while I just lost interest in SS. I'm not sure what the reason was, but I was able to play through HG more. Maybe it's because I prefer the PokeWalker that came with my HG game more, since it has the Ho-Oh protective case on it.
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Old May 2nd, 2013, 10:18 AM
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I chose SoulSilver because it's the one I have, and the version exclusives are better, IMO.
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