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Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Versions

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'''Pokémon Diamond Version''' (Japanese: '''ポケットモンスターダイヤモンド''' ''Pocket Monsters Diamond'') and '''Pokémon Pearl Version''' (Japanese: '''ポケットモンスターパール''' ''Pocket Monsters Pearl'') are [[Nintendo DS]] games that are the first [[core series]] Pokémon games of [[Generation IV]]. The games were released in Japan on September 28, 2006, in North America on April 22, 2007, in Australia on June 21, 2007, and in Europe on July 27, 2007. They take place in the [[Sinnoh]] region.
They were followed by {{game|Platinum}}, an enhanced version of these games.
* ''Pokémon Diamond'' is also the name of the famous bootleg of the Power Version of {{wp|Keitai Denjū Telefang}}, which was only released in Japan (along a Speed Version) a year after {{game|Gold and Silver|s}}. Unlike the real Pokémon Diamond, it was not paired with "Pokémon Pearl" but rather with ''"Pokémon Jade''", the bootleg of Telefang's Speed Version.
* Diamond and Pearl are the first games where:
** The [[rival]]'s [[starter Pokémon]] is not at level 5 during the first rival battle.