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Third Generation The hallmark of sprite-based Pokémon gaming, Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald set you off on an adventure in the watery Hoenn region with tons of diverse Pokémon to discover. Fans of Kanto can reexplore their favorite region in FireRed and LeafGreen. Here you'll find other fans who enjoy talking about the Pokémon, strategy, and techniques to master this generation.

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Old August 11th, 2013 (8:15 PM).
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    1. The Mudkip evolutions
    2. Fortree City (I WANNA LIVE IN A TREEHOUSE!)
    3. The Introduction of new villain teams- other than Team Rocket
    4. Lava Cookies... i think they sound so cool xD
    5. Ralts and it's evolutions
    6. Double battles even though I'm better at Singles
    8. FR/LG being wonderful remakes <3
    9. Rayquaza
    10. Battle Fronteir

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    Old August 11th, 2013 (8:30 PM).
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      1. The story. Especially in Emerald. Omg
      2. May best girl in pokémon ever <3
      3. The music was awesome
      4. Running shoes. It was nice to see our characters finally learned how to run...
      5. Gardevoir. My favorite Psychic type
      6. Rayquaza. The OG Legendary Dragon
      7. Latios and Latias. Coolest roaming pokémon :D
      8. "Fufufufufufufu"
      9. Sootopolis was awesome
      10. Hoenn. You had large cities, small villages, an ocean, and a volcano. Best region yet imo.

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      Old August 22nd, 2013 (8:52 AM).
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        1. Different teams in every game. (sort of)
        2. Secret bases.
        3. My first and only wild-encounter shiny(Marill ftw!)
        4. The new Hoenn pokemon!
        5. RUNNING SHOES!
        6. Steven
        7. The storyline
        8. I got a Feebas farm on felt good to find Feebas xD
        9. Getting a real copy after a while of searching...once more, a good feeling
        10. Metagross, a class of its own
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        Old August 22nd, 2013 (3:44 PM).
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        1. Majorly improved graphics.
        2. Amazing music.
        3. The Battle Frontier.
        4. Trick house.
        5. Access to two bikes.
        6. Introduction to natures.
        7. Double battles.
        8. Being able to explore under the ocean.
        9. Two evil organizations.
        10. Sevii Islands.
        There are a lot of other reasons why I like gen. three, but these are my top ten. =)
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        Old August 23rd, 2013 (2:06 AM).
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        1) Two types of bikes - Acro and Mach bike!
        2) Two villainous teams instead of one!
        3) Trick Master and Trick House!
        4) Battle Frontier!
        5) Awesome Gym Leader father!
        6) Sky Pillar!
        7) Regi puzzles!
        8) Diving and underwater routes!
        9) Abandoned Ship!
        10) VS Seeker!
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        Old August 23rd, 2013 (3:04 PM).
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          1. Best Region Design ( Hoenn )
          2. The Elite 4 are a actual Challenge ( Hoenn )
          3. The Trick House
          4. The 3rd Gen Pokemon
          5. Rayquaza
          6. The Story ( especially in Emerald )
          7. Secret Bases
          8. Re-matches through Vs.Seeker
          9. The Underwater Dive mechanic
          10. Steven Stone
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          Old August 24th, 2013 (11:46 PM).
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            1. Underwater Seaweed
            2. The first remakes
            3. Almost complete new battle style
            4. GABBY & TY!!!!!!!!
            5. Champion Gym Leader Wallace
            6. Berrieeeeeeeeee
            7. Ever Grande City
            8. What's hip and happening?
            9. Teeh-Veeh
            10. "Did you just become a TRAINER? We are both beginners!"~
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            Old August 25th, 2013 (3:36 AM).
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              1. Looking out of the porthole on the S.S. Tidal
              2. Peeko
              3. Better Dive spots than Gen. 5
              4. Dewford Town
              5. Water type Leader and Champion
              6. "Team Aqua was here!"
              7. "Team Magma rules!"
              8. Seaside Cycling Road
              9. Oceanic Museum
              10. Pacifidlog Town

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              Old August 25th, 2013 (8:05 AM).
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              1. Secret bases
              2. Gym mazes
              3. Full color!
              4. Trumpets
              5. Trick House
              6. First generation to introduce remakes
              7. Battle Frontier
              8. Pokémon Contests
              9. Outside-of-battle weather
              10. Puddles/footprints!

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              Old September 10th, 2013 (7:18 AM).
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                1. Hoenn. Georgious region.
                2. Weather.
                3. Colosseum/XD.
                4. The interaction between Gamecube, e-reader, GBA and even special RL items like the Eon ticket. All gens have this, but I found 3rd gen's to be fun, and clever.
                5. Contests and berries! Hey, it's better the Musicals
                6. VS seeker.
                7. Double battles.
                8. May and Brendan, aswell as Blue given life as Leaf!
                9. First remakes!
                10. Battle Frontier
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                Old September 16th, 2013 (12:47 PM).
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                2.Emerald's battle frontier
                3. The Elite Four
                4. Dat music
                5. Trumpets in every song
                6. The starters
                7. Gardevoir
                8. The fact that you can easily hack them
                9. First gen I played
                10. The starters
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                Old September 26th, 2013 (10:55 AM).
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                  1. Rayquaza
                  2. Rayquaza
                  3. Rayquaza
                  4. Rayquaza
                  5. Rayquaza
                  6. Rayquaza
                  7. Rayquaza
                  8. Rayquaza
                  9. Kyogre
                  10. Rayquaza

                  But for cereals:

                  1. The lush variety in all the locales, from your more basic towns and cities to a village in a trees, a town floating on logs, and a CITY INSIDE A FREAKIN' VOLCANO.
                  2. The Braille puzzles to get the Regi trio.
                  3. The absolutely brilliant legendary design, still hands down the prettiest and most consistent of all the box trios out there.
                  4. Hoppin' around on mah Acro bike
                  5. Castform - never used it much, but I love the uniqueness
                  6. On that note, all the weather conditions, like raging desert winds and fierce rain.
                  7. All the new details, like water that reflected you, double battles, stuff like that.
                  8. My spirit Pokemon, Loudred.
                  9. The Battle Frontier.
                  10. MOTHERLOVIN' RAYQUAZA
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                  Old September 28th, 2013 (9:32 PM).
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                    1. Best tileset (RSE)
                    2. Best gym leader (Norman)
                    3. Best Pokémon (Flygon, Deoxys, Relicanth, Swampert, Slaking, Shedinja, Sceptile, Blaziken, and so much more)
                    4. Most fun victory road
                    5. Best environments
                    6. Most fun post-game
                    7. Best Battle Frontier
                    8. Best character design (Brendan)
                    9. Best girl character design (FRLG)
                    10. Best rivals (May/Brendan + Wally)
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                    Old September 30th, 2013 (4:30 AM).
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                      1 Awesome OST
                      2 Dive: treasure hunting and exploring ancient relics
                      3 Complicated designs of Legendaries
                      4 Hoenn Pokémon
                      5 Hoenn Contest
                      6 All important characters; villain, neutral or good ones
                      7 Desert close to volcano
                      8 Meteor Falls
                      9 Rain forest and tree houses
                      10 Abundant of water :D
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                      Old September 30th, 2013 (6:03 AM).
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                        1. Beautiful region
                        2. Legendary pokemon quests
                        3. Cycling roads
                        4. Battle Frontier
                        5. Sevii Islands
                        6. E4
                        7. Pokemon contest
                        8. Graphics
                        9. Good story lines
                        10. Prof oak, Brich

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                        Old September 30th, 2013 (5:51 PM).
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                          1. VS Seeker
                          2. Battle Frontier
                          3. Ballin' Legendaries [ Rayquaza, Moltres, Groundon, ... ]
                          4. My Shiny Goldeen
                          5. Safari Zone
                          6. Cool Starters [ Mudkip, Charmander, Squirtle, ... ]
                          7. Trick House
                          8. Contests
                          9. Sevii Islands
                          10. Fossilized Pokemon

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                          Old October 9th, 2013 (10:59 AM).
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                          1. The better coloured sprites
                          2. Tag Battles
                          3. Having Flamethrower, ThunderBolt and Ice Beam as TMs
                          4. Abandoned Ship
                          5. Learning Braille
                          6. Getting the guy to sing a song in the Mauville Pokémon Centre
                          7. PokéBlock
                          8. The HM Slave Pelipper
                          9. Move Relearner
                          10. Wynaut Egg
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                          Old October 9th, 2013 (8:26 PM).
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                          In no particular order:

                          1. Return to Kanto with improved graphics, more content, and less glitchiness
                          2. VS. Seeker in FR/LG
                          3. Battle Frontier (Emerald)
                          4. Mach bike was fast
                          5. Introduction of faster egg hatching via abilities (Emerald)
                          6. Elite Four getting stronger for second round/rematches (in some of the games)
                          7. Not strictly from the main handheld games, but I really enjoyed the concept of Colosseum and XD
                          8. No more saving every time you switch boxes
                          9. Running shoes
                          10. Return of Blastoise (my favorite Pokémon) as a starter
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