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Help System

The Help System (Japanese: ヘルプFRLG help or ヘルプシステムBWB2W2 help system) is a feature of Pokémon FireRed, LeafGreen, Black, White, Black 2, and White 2 that provides documentation about the game and its features. It is accessed by pressing the L or R buttons on the handheld in FireRed and LeafGreen or by selecting the Help (Japanese: ヘルプをみる see help) entry of the PC in the Generation V games.

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Topics

Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen

The Help System in Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen

Additional topics may be shown or hidden in different parts of the game. Topics found in the majority of the overworld and in battle are shown below.

In the overworld

  • What should I do in this situation?
    • What should I be doing?
    • What are the basics of my adventure?
    • I can't find the person I want.
    • I've talked to everyone. Now what?
    • There's someone blocking my way!
    • I can't go on!
    • How do I progress?
    • What is that person like?
    • I'm out of things to do.
    • How are roads and forests different?
    • What do I do in a cave?
    • What's a Pokémon Center?
    • What's a Pokémon Mart?
    • What is a Gym?
    • What happened to the item I got?
    • When can I use items?
    • I ran out of Potions.
    • Can I buy Poké Balls?
    • What's a battle?
    • How do I prepare for battle?
    • What is a Pokémon's vitality?
    • Where do Pokémon appear?
    • I can't catch Pokémon!
    • I want to make my Pokémon stronger.
    • The foe Pokémon are too strong!
    • My Pokémon are hurt!
    • What is a status problem?
    • What happens if all my Pokémon faint?
    • What's a Trainer?
    • How do I win against a Trainer?
    • What are Pokémon moves?
    • I want to add more moves.
    • What are Hidden moves?
    • What does a Hidden moves do?
    • I want to end the game.

In battle

  • What should I do in this situation?
    • What's a battle?
    • What are Pokémon moves?
    • What moves should I use?
    • What is a Pokémon's vitality?
    • My Pokémon are hurt!
    • I can't catch Pokémon!
    • Can I buy Poké Balls?
    • I ran out of Potions.
    • I want to make my Pokémon stronger.
    • The foe Pokémon are too strong!
    • What is a status problem?
    • What happens if all my Pokémon faint?
  • How do I do this?
    • Using "Fight"
    • Using "Pokémon"
      • Using "Shift"
      • Using "Summary"
    • Using "Bag"
      • Using an item
      • Using a Poké Ball
    • Using "Run"
  • What does this term mean?
    • (same as in the overworld)

Pokémon Black, White, Black 2, and White 2

The Help System in Pokémon Black, White, Black 2, and White 2

Additional topics become available as the player progresses in the game.