a gaming and media franchise owned by Nintendo, Game Freak, and Creatures Inc. Use this tag if your meta question is regarding questions, answers, site policies or moderation efforts regarding the Pokémon family of tags. Questions about Pokémon gameplay, configuration, glitches, or troubleshooting should be asked on the main site, not Meta.

Pokémon is a video gaming and media franchise, co-owned by Nintendo, Game Freak and Creatures Inc.

Tag Usage

If your meta question is regarding Pokemon questions or answers, site policies or moderation efforts regarding the Pokemon games or family of tags, you should use this tag.

Questions about Pokémon gameplay, configuration, glitches, or troubleshooting should be asked on the main site, not Meta.

FAQ

1. How do we tag the main Pokemon games?

The main series of Pokemon games are generally split into two or more versions (e.g. Black and White). On Arqade, these versions are treated as a single tag, for example:

Games are also split into 'generations'. A generation is usually defined by the introduction of new Pokemon into a series. There might be multiple game pairs in a generation, (e.g. , and ). For questions that are not specific to a single game, instead of tagging with both (or all) game tags, these are tagged with a 'generation' tag, e.g.

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