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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 June 25th, 2013 (11:56 AM).
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I chose SoulSilver just because I originally played silver and I wanted the full remake experience I gues haha! But I do prefer Ho-oh over Lugia, however that wasn't a factor due to being able to obtain both anyways.
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HeartGold for me because I personally prefer Ho-Oh over Lugia as well as those exclusive Pokes featured in the game
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I chose HeartGold since Gold was the one I picked when it was released. I also prefer its features more then the ones in SS. I like both Ho-oh and Lugia tho.
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Soul Silver without a doubt!! I simply love Lugia..
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Old June 27th, 2013 (02:40 PM). Edited June 27th, 2013 by Eme.
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Even though SoulSilver was my first game, I like Fire types. And you can get Growlithe. They're so cute!
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I chose soulsilver but wished i have chose heartgold i just like there exclusive pokes better. But i do love both of these games more than anyother made. ruby,sapphire, emerald is a second than yellow. it really takes me back to my childhood. I ♥ Pokémon
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I perfer SoulSilver, mainly because I like lugia. Some of the excluded Pokèmon were a total bummer but that's what the do for twin versions.
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Soul Silver because I played the original Silver game.
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Old July 13th, 2013 (06:35 PM).
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I always wanted Silver as a kid, yet never got it. Fast forward years later, I was psyched to get Soulsilver. Heartgold's opening of Ho-Oh flying is much more pleasant to me than Lugia swimming, however.
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Old July 20th, 2013 (12:16 PM).
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I prefer Heart Gold because it has Ariados. Even though I first had Soul Silver.
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I started with Silver and choose to get SoulSilver for the nostalgia. I like Lugia better than Ho-Oh anyways. Ho-Oh looks like a rainbow turkey to me.
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I chose Heart Gold because Ho-oh is awesome-RAINBOWS. I never played gold though, just silver.
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HeartGold all the way. When I was a kid I originally picked Gold so it felt natural to me to pick HeartGold this time around. It was more nostalgic for me cause I remember playing the original as a kid and all the memories that came with it.
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I picked HeartGold, because I felt it has better exclusives and I kinda wanted a slightly different experience to Silver.
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I never have played SoulSilver! I got HeartGold because I had played the original Silver version, and so I wanted to try Gold the second time around

I love those remakes so much though -- so fun to get the same great storyline but with all the perks of the newer games!
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I like HeartGold better, but like a fool I chose SoulSilver. HeartGold has better Pokemon to choose from, and Lugia is overrated.
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Old August 12th, 2013 (01:55 PM).
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I chose SoulSilver because I played Silver when it came out, so I was all nostalgic for it. I've always liked Lugia more than Ho-Oh anyways, so it wasn't exactly a hard decision for me. I really enjoy both games though. Personally, I think the exclusives in HeartGold are better, but that's not a huge factor because I didn't use to many version exclusive pokémon on my team.
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I much prefer the version exclusives in HG - Primeape, Donphan, Gliscor, Arcanine, Sableye...

The only thing I prefer in SS is Ledian and... well... it's Ledian.

I never use legendaries anyway, so I have no idea about them.
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I like HeartGold, simply because of the name. HeartGold sounds cute and welcoming :p
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I really love them both. I have all of the originals (G/S/C) and I have both of the remakes and they both have things I prefer. I like the version exclusives in Gold/HG, but I love Lugia which appealed me to Silver/SS first.
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I choose Soul silver cause it's very good and cause of lugia in it I think its a better game than ever
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Heart gold para mi es el mejor de los 2 Heart gold for me is the best of the 2.
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I chose HeartGold for the same reason I chose FireRed.
I had Red and Gold (still have actually), so that is why I chose the remakes of those two games.
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Quote originally posted by unmaestropokemon:
Heart gold para mi es el mejor de los 2 Heart gold for me is the best of the 2.
Spanglish much? You didn't have to post your thoughts in both Spanish and English.

HeartGold, because Ho-Oh > Lugia.
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Quote originally posted by LaVida:
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.
I agree. Ho-oh is just so cool and I've always wondered why Lugia is every one's favorite. What is kinda strange, is that 3 of the 4 friends that play Pokemon actually prefer Ho-Oh.
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