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Learn with Pokémon: Typing Adventure

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Learn with Pokémon: Typing Adventure
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Learn with Pokémon: Typing Adventure boxart (game only)
Basic info
Platform: Nintendo DS
Category: Typing
Players: 1-5 players simultaneous
Connectivity: None
Developer: Genius Sonority
Publisher: Nintendo
Part of: Generation V miscellaneous
Release dates
Japan: April 21, 2011*
November 12, 2011*
North America: N/A
Australia: January 10, 2013[1]
Europe: September 21, 2012[2]
South Korea: N/A
Hong Kong: N/A
Taiwan: N/A
Japanese: Official website
English: Official website
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Japanese boxart of Learn with Pokémon: Typing Adventure (game only)
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Learn with Pokémon: Typing Adventure (Japanese: バトル&ゲット!ポケモンタイピングDS Battle & Get! Pokémon Typing DS) is an educational typing spin-off of Pokémon developed by Genius Sonority.

The game comes with the Nintendo Wireless Keyboard, a Bluetooth-enabled keyboard that communicates with the game card, though players may also use a keyboard on the touch screen. The Japanese version is sold with two keyboard color choices—black or white. The Japanese version uses a modified JIS standard layout QWERTY keyboard (using no kana), the English version uses a United Kingdom layout QWERTY keyboard, the German version uses a QWERTZ keyboard, the French version uses an AZERTY keyboard, and the Italian version uses an Italian layout QWERTY keyboard.



Pokemon: Typing Adventure is an educational typing game in which the player, a new rookie typist, travels through various routes and areas discovering Pokémon, who can be caught by correctly typing their names as they appear. The game is played with an attached keyboard. Its purpose is to teach children to type, but the developers have said older people can enjoy it as well as the levels can get very difficult. A beginner's level is present to teach players the basics of typing, while advanced courses are meant for experienced players. Quiz Courses test the player's Pokémon knowledge. The player is a member of the Elite Typists' Club being helped by Professor Quentin Werty (木内エイジ Kiuchi Eiji) and fellow member Paige Down (青葉キイ Aoba Key), they must collect the Pokémon, some of which are bosses and appear at the end of some levels.

Wild Pokémon will appear, and the player must correctly type their name to catch them. Multipliers are available if Pokémon names are typed fast enough. At the end of several stages, a boss Pokémon may appear; the bosses are Reshiram, Zekrom, Cobalion, Serperior, Ho-Oh, Lugia, Terrakion, Virizion, Zoroark, Kyogre, Celebi, and Groudon. In addition, there are also lesser bosses, which are obtained by typing letters that appear on coins throughout the course. These include Lapras, Beheeyem and Emboar. There are 63 courses, one for each key on the keyboard (excluding the enter key). There are 403 Pokémon available in the game. Each course has its own features and targets required to complete them, as well as three different requirements for bronze, sliver, and gold medals, such as achieving certain point scores, capturing certain Pokémon, getting combos, and not making any typographical errors.

In the Japanese version, the player types Pokémon's names in rōmaji. Various romanization standards are accepted as input (e.g. ピカチュウ can be typed as "PIKATYUU", "PIKACHUU", or "PIKATIXYUU"). Before a player has researched a Pokémon, the game defaults to Nihon-shiki romanizations, modified so that Yōon variants of ジ are romanized as j instead of zy, and additional romanizations added for tokushuon that are not covered by Nihon-shiki. If the player has researched the Pokémon before, its name will use the romanization method the player typed the last time they researched it.


A new rookie typist, controlled by the player, meets Paige Down of the Elite Typists' Club, and takes on the role of the newest member of the Elite Typists' Club, which investigates where Pokémon inhabit by typing their names on a keyboard to capture them in a Typing Ball, a special type of Poké Ball. With the player's help, the Elite Typists' Club manages to reach new areas they have never been before, and together with Key and her friend Professor Quentin Werty, they investigate 403 different kinds of Pokémon, including, eventually, Reshiram and Zekrom, to test their typing skills and gather medals to become Master Typists.


Master the keyboard and catch Pokémon in this thrilling typing adventure!
Type quickly! Type correctly! Use the Nintendo Wireless Keyboard to research over 400 Pokémon in locations such as the desert, forest, mountains, beaches and many more...


Keyboard Skins Method
Fire-type Starter Pokémon Earn 15 medals
Water-type Starter Pokémon Earn 30 medals
Grass-type Starter Pokémon Earn 40 medals
Pikachu & Pichu Earn 80 medals
Chic Design Earn 125 medals
Mirage Design Earn 180 medals
Reshiram & Zekrom Complete the game
Rotom Design Capture all six forms of Rotom
Secret Sword Design Capture level 100 Cobalion, Terrakion and Virizion
Heart Design Capture all 403 Pokémon
Sounds Method
Music Box Sounds Earn 60 medals
Phone Sound Earn 100 medals
Pipe Sound Earn 150 medals



European English



  • Heatmor was removed from the European versions of the game.
  • This is one of the few Pokémon games available in English not to be released in North America.
  • This game is the first Generation V spin-off Pokémon game.
  • In Japan, it topped the sales charts in its first week, selling over 53,000 copies.
  • Despite Australia using the American keyboard layout, the version released in Australia is identical to the UK release.

In other languages

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese バトル&ゲット!ポケモンタイピングDS
France Flag.png French Apprends avec Pokémon : À la conquête du clavier
Germany Flag.png German Lernen mit Pokémon: Tasten-Abenteuer
Italy Flag.png Italian Impara con Pokémon: avventura tra i tasti
Spain Flag.png Spanish Aprende con Pokémon: Aventura entre las teclas


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