Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness: Official Nintendo Player's Guide

Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness: Official Nintendo Player's Guide
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ISBN: 9781598120028
Published: September 2005
Publisher: Nintendo Power magazine logo.png
Author: Nintendo Power Team
Preceded By: Pokémon Colosseum: Official Nintendo Player's Guide
Succeeded By: Pokémon Battle Revolution: Official Nintendo Player's Guide

Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness: Official Nintendo Player's Guide is a guidebook for Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness published by Nintendo Power in September 2005.


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.

PLUS! Complete Mt. Battle Trainer Info! Complete strategy for the Nintendo GameCube game - Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness


  • There is a screenshot that displays Shadow Ralts at level 22+ rather than 20+. Another screenshot depicts the Shadow Nosepass at level 40+ rather than level 26+.

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