Whats better heart gold or soul silver?

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  1. Alan1234cow
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    what better heart gold orsoul silver they looked the same but ho-oh and lugia thats all?
     
  2. _Chaz_

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    Same game, exclusives are different.

    I have Gold because I had it as a kid (still have it and it still works).
     
  3. Dangy

    Dangy GBAtemp Maniac

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    Exact same reason for me. I had, and still have, Silver.
     
  4. rockstar99

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    But all the "cool" kids play Soul Silver [​IMG]
     
  5. _Chaz_

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    Fixed, no need to thank me.
     
  6. Krestent

    Krestent What to post?

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    Only one reason to have HG over SS: a Lv70 Lugia
     
  7. Alan1234cow
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    cool kids? what that all about?
     
  8. _Chaz_

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    Nothing but personal preference from childhood version.


    Some had Gold, they got HeartGold.
    Some had Silver, they got SoulSilver.

    If you hadn't owned a version, check up on the exclusives and select which one you'd like.

    Expample:
    Gold has Growlithe/Arcanine
    Silver has Vulpix/Ninetails

    Gold has Spinarak/Ariados
    Silver has Ladyba/Ladian
     
  9. Anakir

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    Gold is better than Silver because Silver is the best.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
  10. Othfx

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    Soul Silver has better exclusives.
     
  11. blueskies

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    I had gold as a kid and now I'm playing soul silver, so what does that mean?

    also, can you go online/trade/battle with a backup copy on cyclods? Or do you need a legit copy of the game?
     
  12. Xale

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    i also had gold as a kid and im playing Soul Silver, but that was only because Soul Silver was the first one i got my hands on, i would switch if i didnt have to do everything all over again
     
  13. shlong

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    I had silver, so I play SS, however, HG has a Kyogre in it, which beats the Groudon in SS...Your choice really.
     
  14. Raika

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    I had Silver but I got HeartGold instead. [​IMG]
    It depends on which version's exclusives you prefer, other than that they're the same.
     
  15. mrfatso

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    same here, i played silver back when i was young and ignorant of cheat codes.

    So, when the remake appeared i choose silver again.
     
  16. Njrg

    Njrg Kinsoku Jikou Desu. ^.~

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    In the world of Pokemon, the better game is what "sounds best" or which Pokemon on the cover "looks cooler."
     
  17. kirokun

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    In the real world this quote comes to mind:

    "Don't judge a book by it's cover"

    lolz just messing around.

    To the OP:

    Well it's really up to preference, which pokemon exclusives do you prefer from either version?
    Personally I prefer Gold, plus it has 2 more pokemon overall than Silver.
     
  18. Njrg

    Njrg Kinsoku Jikou Desu. ^.~

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    Assuming anyone actually catches all the Pokemon available in the game before giving up out of boredom.
    I'm thinking of quitting Silver and I only have my 4th badge.
     
  19. drag0nzord

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    im going off what version i had for GBC, which was silver.

    back then i chose silver because lugia looked badass compared to ho oh
     
  20. YayMii

    YayMii hi

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    Both Ho-oh and Lugia can be caught in both games. But I'm pretty sure the Pokémon on the cover is a lower level than the opposite (LV45 for cover PKMN, LV70 for opposite), so a Lugia caught in HeartGold (LV70) would not be as strong as a Lugia (LV45) caught in SoulSilver if both are at the same level (the difference is in the amount of EVs, or effort values).

    ...and I grew up with Gold.
     
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