-Frequently Asked Questions-
First off, I will not add questions involving the game itself (ex. walkthrough) and please do not spam global with Jumpeons...
So far so good..
I. GAME RELATED QUESTIONS
I.1. Can we trade starters?
I.2. How about one time available pokemon?
I.3 Where do I get something to drink for the guards?
I.4 Can we get pokemon from other generations?
I.5 Are there legendaries?
I.6 Can we fight the Elite 4?
I.7 Are the Sevii Islands available?
I.8 Do shinies really exist?
I.9 How do I use fly?
I.10 What are physical/special moves?
I.11 What is EV and IV?
I.12 Where do I train effort values (EV)?
I.13 What's the best nature/moves for (insert pokemon)?
I.14 How do I increase the happiness of my pokemon?
I.15 Do traded pokemon give more exp?
I.16 How do I make money?
I.17 It seems that not all abilities are implemented. What are the implemented ones?
II. INTERACTION RELATED QUESTIONS
II.1 Can we customize our characters?
II.2 How do I interact?
II.3 How do I make a pokemon follow me?
II.4 How do I whisper someone?
II.5 Are there tournaments?
II.6 Why can't we trade money or sell items?
II.7 How do I close the map?
II.8 How do I nickname my pokemon?
II.9 How do I use the VS. Seeker?
II.10 How do I know if a pokemon is shiny?
II.11 How do I release pokemon?
II.12 What does CM stand for?
II.13 How do I re-order moves?
II.14 Do we gain exp/money/effort values from PvP?
II.15 Why is my friend not showing up in my screen?
II.16 Where to buy clothes?
III. SYSTEM/TECHNICAL RELATED QUESTIONS
III.1 What is this (insert move) not implemented in my chatbox?
III.2 Will my character be wiped when the game is not in Alpha anymore?
III.3 Help! I don't know what to do, I need a walkthrough or something.
III.4 Something wrong happened!
III.5 Why is there no sound?
III.6 Can I sell pokemon for real life cash?
III.7 Is there an ingame FAQ?
III.8 This game rocks! Is everyone awesome or what?
III.9 Im stuck, what do I do?
IV. FORUM RELATED QUESTIONS
IV.1 Why cant I make a thread in the Suggestion Box?
IV.2 How do I use the forums?
I.1 CAN WE TRADE STARTERS?
Yes but they have to be level 25 or higher to be tradeable.
I.2 HOW ABOUT ONE TIME AVAILABLE POKEMON?
Yes but they also have to be level 50 or higher to be tradeable. Currently only Hitmonchan and Hitmonlee are the only one time available pokemon.
No other restrictions! Yay!
I.3 WHERE DO I GET SOMETHING TO DRINK FOR GUARDS?
The old lady in the Celadon Mansion gives you tea.
I.4 CAN WE GET POKEMON FROM OTHER GENERATIONS?
Yes, you can. (List of Available Pokemons)
I.5 ARE THERE LEGENDARIES?
There is a PvP event that occurs sometimes in which a player will catch Mewtwo. It may be found deep in Cerulean Cave at level 100 at a very low encounter rate, and only one instance of Mewtwo will exist at a time. They must then accept duel challenges where the winner gets Mewtwo until they lose a battle, log out, or time out.
I.6 CAN WE FIGHT THE ELITE 4?
Yes but there's a 6 real time hour cooldown to prevent abuse. During this time the "Lorelei is absent" dialogue is used.
Additionally, money rewards have been removed for balancing purposes.
I.7 ARE THE SEVII ISLANDS AVAILABLE?
Yes the Sevii Islands are AVAILABLE! (Guide to the Islands)
I.8 DO SHINIES REALLY EXIST?
Yes they do.
I.9 How do I USE FLY?
You'll need a map from your rival's sister in Pallet. Just open the map and use the arrow keys or click a town to select your destination.
You can also use the move from a Pokemon's summary window to open the map.
I.10 WHAT ARE THE PHYSICAL/SPECIAL MOVES?
(Gen III Physical/Special Guide)
I.11 WHAT ARE EVs AND IVs?
(Effort Values and Individual Values)
I.12 WHERE DO I TRAIN EFFORT VALUES (EV)?
(EV Training List)
(Sevii Islands EV Training List)
I.13 WHAT'S THE BEST NATURE/MOVES FOR (insert pokemon)?
Smogon.com is a good reference for team building but never forget to use R/S and try to check if the combinations are available ingame. Also the metagame is a little different from the smogon metagame. (Smogon)
You can also post in this thread and see what others think: (Pokemon EV/IV Rating Thread)
I.14 HOW DO I INCREASE THE HAPPINESS OF MY POKEMON?
By leveling up, walking, vitamins and certain berries.
I.15 DO TRADED POKEMON GAIN MORE EXP?
Yes, traded pokemon gain 15% more exp from battles.
I.16 HOW DO I MAKE MONEY?
By defeating trainers and battling them again using the VS Seeker. Equipping Amulet Coin or using Pay Day works wonders.
Note: Several money-related features have been balanced as of the 14/10/13 patch. See the Updates subforum for more details.
I.17 IT SEEMS THAT NOT ALL ABILITIES ARE IMPLEMENTED. WHAT ARE THE IMPLEMENTED ONES?
All abilities are now implemented.
II.1 CAN WE RECUSTOMIZE OUR CHARACTERS?
Yes, with a Makeover Kit (these are obtainable in the Gift Shop). Also some hats, wings etc. are premium items obtained through donating.
II.2 HOW DO I INTERACT WITH OTHER PLAYERS?
Right click the player's sprite or the player's name in chat.
II.3 HOW DO I MAKE A POKEMON FOLLOW ME?
Assuming you have an HG/SS Rom in your rom folder, you just drag a pokemon from your party to the terrain. To put it away just right click the pokemon and click "Unsummon".
II.4 HOW DO I WHISPER SOMEONE?
Either by rightclicking their sprite/name or if you are unable to find them then "/w (name) (message)"
II.5 ARE THERE TOURNAMENTS?
Yes, there are tourneys. Usually they will be held with matches in "Tournament Mode" (which means Pokemon above level 50 will be scaled down to 50, and a set of default clauses are automatically applied.
II.6 WHY CAN'T WE TRADE MONEY OR SELL ITEMS?
II.7 HOW DO I CLOSE THE MAP?
Click the 'x' in the top right or press the map's hotkey.
II.8 HOW DO I NICKNAME MY POKEMON?
Click the notepad icon beside the name of your pokemon in the summary page.
You can also change nicknames for 1000 (OT) or 5000 (non-OT) Pokedollars at the Name Rater in Lavender.
II.9 HOW DO I USE THE VS SEEKER?
Just use it whenever you're nearby a trainer that you haven't battled within 20 hours, and battle those with an exclamation mark above their head.
II.10 HOW DO I KNOW IF A POKEMON IS SHINY?
There are 4 ways to find out.
- In battle, it has a prefix of "SHINY".
- In trade the trade box has a shiny outline.
- In the PC it has a star icon.
- Its color is different (except in the Party panel, as the ROM lacks shiny palettes for party sprites).
II.11 HOW DO I RELEASE POKEMON?
The pokemon being released must be in the pc. Just open the summary page and go to the last tab.
II.12 WHAT DOES CM STAND FOR?
CM stands for Community Manager. CMs are members of PokeMMO Staff who are there to assist players.
II.13 HOW DO I RE-ORDER MOVES?
Open the summary page by right clicking your pokemon, go to the moves tab and just click the arrows beside the moves to reorder them.
II.14 DO WE GAIN EXP/MONEY/EFFORT VALUES FROM PVP?
No, because if we could then it would be abusable.
II. 15 WHY IS MY FRIEND NOT SHOWING UP ON MY SCREEN?
You have to be in the same channel. (Menu > Change Channel)
II. 15 WHERE TO BUY CLOTHES?
You can buy clothes in the Gift Shop or the 4th floor of the Celadon Department Store.
III.1 WHAT IS THIS (insert move) NOT IMPLEMENTED ON MY CHATBOX?
All moves are now implemented. Yay!
III.2 WILL MY CHARACTER BE WIPED WHEN POKEMMO IS NOT IN ALPHA STAGE ANYMORE?
III.3 HELP! I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO, I NEED A WALKTHROUGH OR SOMETHING.
Google it. Seriously. (No spoonfeeding!)
III.4 SOMETHING WRONG HAPPENED!
Relog and if the problem isn't solved then report it on the forums.
III.5 WHY IS THERE NO SOUND?
Try checking if your PC was on mute, if not then check in-game settings. Also, it could be that the folder name has a special character in it,such as an accented "e". If so please rename it to non-accented "e". If problem persists then report it in Support on the forums.
III.6 CAN I SELL POKEMON FOR REAL CASH?
No. Any and all of your accounts will be banned permanently if you try to do so.
III.7 IS THERE LIKE AN INGAME FAQ?
Yes, press H.
III.8 THIS GAME ROCKS! IS EVERYONE AWESOME OR WHAT?
Not everyone is awesome, like your average MMO there are bad people. Shitposters, rulebreakers and scammers. It is not the responsibility of the mods if you got scammed or if you got baited to break the rules. (Possible In-game Scams)
III.9 IM STUCK, WHAT DO I DO?
IV.1 WHY CANT I MAKE A THREAD IN THE SUGGESTION BOX?
IV.2 HOW DO I USE THE FORUMS?
*Updated 24-04-14 added minor stuff (III.9, IV.1,IV.2) also suggest changes since I dont play anymore