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Spin-off Pokémon games are games that do not fit the model used by the core series and are not developed by Game Freak. These games vary widely in genre, and cover many different consoles and handheld game systems. Sometimes, it is possible to connect the core series games to certain spin-off games in order to get a reward, normally a special Pokémon.

In Japanese, Korean and Chinese, the names of the spin-off games use Pokémon (Japanese: ポケモン, Korean: 포켓몬, Chinese: 寶可夢 / 宝可梦) instead of Pocket Monsters (Japanese: ポケットモンスター, Korean: 포켓몬스터, Chinese: 精靈寶可夢 / 精灵宝可梦).

List of spin-off games

Pikachu series

  • Hey You, Pikachu! (N64 virtual pet; player owns and explores various locations with a Pikachu, talking to it with a microphone)
  • (GameCube virtual pet; player watch TV with their Pikachu, and uses the GameCube's clock to unlock new programs)

PokéPark series

  • PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure (A Wii game; player takes the form of a Pikachu and competes in many minigames while befriending a variety of Pokémon)
  • PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond (A Wii game; player takes the form of a Pikachu and helps to restore peace to a land with the help of friends. A sequel to the aforementioned title.)

TCG series

Pinball series

Puzzle series

  • (N64 puzzle game, similar to Tetris Attack, and based on the anime. Only released in North America, Australia and Europe)
  • (GBC puzzle game, also similar to Tetris Attack)

Mystery Dungeon series

Main article: Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Ranger series

  • Pokémon Ranger (DS action RPG; player is a Pokémon Ranger and visits a new region, Fiore)
  • (DS action RPG that follows the same formula as its predecessor, but includes Generation IV Pokémon and travels to a new region, Almia)
  • (DS action RPG; sequel to Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, using the same capture style as Shadows of Almia, once again following the same formula as the previous two games, and travels to a new region, Oblivia)

Rumble series

Main article: Pokémon Rumble series

Trozei series

  • (DS puzzle game; players have to line up four Pokémon in a row in order for them to disappear)
  • (3DS sequel to Pokémon Trozei!)

Puck series

  • (arcade game)
  • (sequel to Battrio)
  • (3DS application for use with Tretta)

Super Smash Bros. series

  • Super Smash Bros. (N64 fighting game that pits various Nintendo characters against each other. Pikachu and Jigglypuff are playable, while various Pokémon appear out of Poké Balls to aid in combat)
  • Super Smash Bros. Melee (GameCube sequel to Super Smash Bros., where Pichu and Mewtwo are added as playable characters. As with the previous game, a variety of Pokémon appear as helpers to the fighters, as well as Trophies)
  • Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii sequel that sees the addition of Lucario and a Pokémon Trainer as added characters while Pichu and Mewtwo do not return. As in the previous two games, a variety of Pokémon appear as extra help and trophies)
  • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U (Sequel. Pikachu, Jigglypuff, Lucario, and Charizard return as playable characters, and Greninja is a newcomer to the series, and Mewtwo returning as DLC. Charizard is a standalone character, rather than linked to Squirtle and Ivysaur with the Pokémon Trainer.)
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Switch sequel that sees the return of every series veteran, including Pikachu, Jigglypuff, Pichu, Mewtwo, Pokémon Trainer, Lucario, and Greninja. Incineroar is also introduced as a playable fighter.)


External links

Spin-off Pokémon series
Pikachu series: Hey You, Pikachu!Channel
PokéPark series: PokéPark WiiPokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
TCG: Play It! series: Play It!Play It! Version 2
Game Boy TCG series: Trading Card GameCard GB2: Here Comes Team GR!
Misc. TCG: TCG OnlineCard Game: How to Play DSTCG Card Dex
Pinball series: PinballPinball miniPinball: R&S
Puzzle series: Puzzle LeaguePuzzle Challenge
Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team
Explorers of Time, Darkness & Sky
Blazing, Stormy & Light Adventure Squad
Gates to Infinity
Super Mystery Dungeon
Ranger series: RangerShadows of AlmiaGuardian Signs
Rumble series: RumbleRumble BlastRumble URumble WorldPokéland
Trozei series: Trozei!Battle Trozei
Puck series: BattrioTrettaTretta LabGa-Olé
Super Smash Bros. series: Super Smash Bros.MeleeBrawlfor Nintendo 3DS/Wii UUltimate
Pokémon game templates

Other spin-off Pokémon games
SNES: Picross NP Vol. 1
Nintendo 64: Pokémon Snap
Game Boy Color: Pokémon Picross
Nintendo DS: Pokémon DashLearn with Pokémon: Typing Adventure
Pokémon ConquestPokéPark: Fishing Rally DS
Nintendo 3DS: Pokédex 3D (Pro) • HarmoKnightPokémon Art Academy
The Thieves and the 1000 PokémonPokémon ShufflePokémon Picross
Detective PikachuNintendo Badge Arcade
Wii U: Pokkén Tournament
Nintendo Switch: Pokkén Tournament DXPokémon Quest
computer PC: Pokémon Project Studio Red and BluePokéROMs
Pokémon Masters ArenaPokémon PC MasterPokémon Team Turbo
Pokémon Team Rocket Blast OffPokémon Poké Ball LauncherPokémon Seek & Find
phone Mobile: PokématePokémon Say Tap?Pokédex for iOSPokémon TVCamp Pokémon
Pokémon JukeboxPokémon Shuffle MobileDancing? Pokémon Band
Pokémon Photo BoothPokémon DuelPokémon GOPokémon: Magikarp Jump
Pokémon PlayhousePokémon Quest
speaker Smart speakers: Pikachu Talk
game Arcade: Dance! PikachuPikachu's Great Surfing AdventurePokémon: Crayon Kids
Pokémon: Wobbuffet Fell Down!Pokémon Get Round and Round
Pokémon Tug of War Tournament: Absolutely Get Medal!Pokémon Medal World
Pokémon Card Game GachaPokémon: Battle NinePokkén Tournament
Sega Pico: Pokémon: Catch the Numbers!
Pokémon Advanced Generation: I've Begun Hiragana and Katakana!
Pokémon Advanced Generation: Pico for Everyone Pokémon Loud Battle!
Advanced Pico Beena: Pokémon Advanced Generation: Pokémon Number Battle!
Intellectual Training Drill Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Letter and Number Intelligence Game
Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Search for Pokémon! Adventure in the Maze!
Pokémon Best Wishes: Intelligence Training Pokémon Big Sports Meet!
Tech demos: Pikachu: DS Tech Demo
Self-contained: Pokémon PikachuPokémon Pikachu 2 GSPokémon Poké BallPokéwalker
Cyber Poké BallCyber PokédexCyclone 2Digital Poké Ball D & PElectronic Hand-Held Yahtzee
Pokémon game templates

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