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Generation II

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Trivia: Other Pokémon have identical sprites in Gold & Silver: Sneasel, Bayleef, Spinarak, Shuckle, Swinub, Hitmontop
** The starters remain {{cat|single-type Pokémon}} throughout their evolutions. They were also the only trio whose evolutions do not share any weaknesses with each other until [[Generation VII]].
** The total number of moves are equal to the total number of Pokémon at the time.
** EachMost Pokémon has ahave different spritesprites in the original pair of games (exceptincluding, but not limited forto, {{p|Unown}} and the Johto [[Legendary beasts|Legendary trio]]).
** Pokémon can be traded with a [[Generation I|previous generation]].
* Generation II is also the only generation that did not introduce:
*** Generation VII introduced {{p|Litten}}, {{p|Torracat}}, and {{p|Incineroar}}
** More than one {{type|Poison}} or {{type|Flying}} move.
** Any {{type|Grass}} [[Type expert|experts]].
* In terms of release dates, Generation II is the shortest generation in Japan, with exactly three years between the release of Gold and Silver and Ruby and Sapphire.
* Generation II leaves the least extra space for Pokémon in the {{pkmn|Storage System}} if [[Living Pokédex|one of every species is caught]]. Only {{tt|280|270 Pokémon in the Japanese versions due to differences in storage}} Pokémon may be obtained at once; there are 251 different Pokémon species available in this generation.