The only Official guide from the insiders at Nintendo
Step Out of the Shadows! The criminal organization Cipher is using Shadow Pokémon to threaten the peace of Orre, and it's up to you to stop them! From tips for snagging Shadow Pokémon to surefire battle strategies, the Official Nintendo Player's Guide has everything you need to thwart their evil plans!
Detailed Walk-Through - No matter where your travels take you, we have all the strategy you'll ever need.
Complete Maps - You can never get lost with our full-color, 3-D maps detailing every important location in Orre.
Exhaustive Pokémon List - Look up the type, moves and stats of every Pokémon you can Snag during your adventure.
Tactical Expertise - We show you every opponent Trainer's team so you can prepare before heading into battle.