Teachy TV

Teachy TV
Teach Me TV
Teachy TV
Teachy TV
The Teachy TV's logo
Introduced in Generation III
Generation III Bag Key items pocket icon.png Key items

The Teachy TV (Japanese: おしえテレビ Teach Me TV) is a Key Item introduced in Generation III.

In the core series games

A list of available topics to learn from the Poké Dude
Poké Dude encounters a wild Pidgey


Games Cost Sell price


The Teachy TV allows the player to watch the Poké Dude Show, a TV show hosted by the Poké Dude that teaches the player how to play the game though a series of video tutorials. The show instructs the player on six key gameplay elements:


  • Start of the show
"Hey, all you Trainers out there! HELLO, Trainers! ……… ……… ……… Come on, let me hear you! HELLO, Trainers! It's me, the Poké Dude!"
  • Before moving to a particular aspect of the show (aside from TMs)
"All righty, here goes! Keep your eyes glued to the super/sorta super Poké Dude Show!"
  • End of the show
"Remember, Trainers, a good deed a day brings happiness to stay!"
"Teach me how to battle."
"What are status problems?"
"What are type matchups?"
"I want to catch Pokémon."
"Teach me about TMs."
"How do I register an item?"


Games Description
FRLG A television set that is tuned to a program with useful tips for novice Trainers.
E A TV set tuned to an advice program for Trainers.


Games Method
FRLG Viridian City (gift from the old man who teaches the player how to catch Pokémon)


  • The Poké Dude Show is filmed on Route 1.

In other languages

Language Title
  French TV ABC
  German Lehrkanal
  Italian Pokétivù
  Korean 가르침TV Gareuchim TV
  Spanish Poké Tele

See also

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