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Pokemon Yellow Cheats and Cheat Codes
  • Developer: Game Freak
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Genre: Role-Playing Console-style RPG
  • Release: Oct 19, 1999
  • ESRB: Everyone


In-game reset

Press Select + Start + A + B while the credits are displayed to restart the game. No data will be lost.

Submitted By: yeshaching


Recommended starting Pokemon

Squirtle's water attacks are not very effective on Misty's Pokemon. It will be destroyed while battling Electricity, Grass, and Poison types in the next three gyms. It would be average against Psychic types and does well against Fire types and will be fine in the last gym.

Bulbasaur will do well against Rock and Water types. It will also do fine with Electricity types, but will not do great with its own type and Poison. It would do well against Psychic and bad against Fire types. It does well in the eighth gym..

Charmander will not do very well with Rock or Water types. However, it will do well with Electricity and destroy Grass and Poison types. It does well with Psychic and average with Fire. It does not do very well in the last gym.

Submitted By: GTACHRIS

Missingno Pokemon

The U.S. version of the game contains the following glitch Pokemon, which is obtained by using these steps. Go to Cinnabar Island. Enter into the building where the man makes Pokemon out of fossils. Enter the first room in the building with people that want to trade Pokemon. Trade with one of these people; it does not matter which one. Go back outside and move to the far right side of the building. Then, SURF up and down the side of the island while half on land and half in the water. Keep surfing until challenged by a glitch that resembles a microchip or barcode. He is part bird and part water type and starts on level 80. Note: Obtaining Missingno can keep the game from continuing correctly, including preventing linked battles, and other bad effects. It is recommended that Missingno be released unless you are just experimenting with the game.

Submitted By: spartaque1

Unlimited items

Find the Missingno Pokemon and defeat him. A design will appear in your sixth item. Deposit your sixth item individually until it totals 99. Then you can divide the items by fifty.. If a no more room message appears, just withdraw an item and keep depositing the sixth item. Check the CPU when this is complete to find two groups of 99 of the same item. Note: Obtaining Missingno can keep the game from continuing correctly, including preventing linked battles, and other bad effects. It is recommended that Missingno be released unless you are just experimenting with the game.

Submitted By: Cheeta08

Finding money

Walk around and press A in the Rocket Game Corner to find coins that people have dropped.

Submitted By: Ashyboy

Hidden Nugget

In Copy Cat's house, go to her room. On the table at the top is a doll. Talk to the open space on the table next to it. There is a Nugget hidden there.

Submitted By: monster17

Catch Pokemon easier

Duplicate a Master Ball using the "Unlimited Items" trick. Then, use the Master Balls on all the Pokemon that you do not have to quickly capture them.

Submitted By: the creater
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Easter Eggs

Lvl 255 missingno?!

Earlyer today I discovered (by myself) a way to get a pokemon over lvl100!!! do the gambler glitch fly to lavender town go to the route south of it and fight the second fisherman. Then fly back to lavender and enter the route west of the town press b and your screen will go black and u will enter battle with missingno. This will only take on attempt and your game will only have 0.01% chance of crashing use your master ball. Your mater balls should be duplicated to 9 (meaning 129 master balls) Catch it at lvl7 fight a pokemon with it and it will be lvl1. Use a rare candy on it. It will now be lvl2. Now put it in the pc and when u take it out it will be lvl255!!

Submitted By: riolu963


Have Pikachu instantly like you!

When you first start your game, you will have 1 potion in your pc that's in your room. Get it out. Continue playing the game untill you get Pikachu but haven't battled Gary's Eevee yet. Use the potion on Pikachu 5 times (even though it won't have any effect). Fight Gary and WIN. After the battle, when your Pikachu comes out of the Pokeball. He will like you.

Submitted By: NP9385

How to get loads of lvl100 mew's!

Do the ditto glitch with a lvl 13 paras or at least a pokemon with a special of 21 and use all your growls at the ditto then beat it. After beating it use your escape rope if u re enter the route the long range trainer was on the start menu will appear exit it and a lvl 1 mew will appear. Catch it but make sure u have a empty space for it because if u take it out of the pc your game will crash or freeze and it'll be no good. After catching it put it as the first pokemon in the party then take it to Pallet town and battle a pokemon with it but make sure it gets less than 59 x.p otherwise it will lvl up to lvl2. If it gets less than 59 x.p it will lvl up to lvl 100. U can do this unlimited times!

Submitted By: riolu963

No music

After doing the safari zone glitch. then do 499 steps then fly to fushia and make your last step in the pokemon center door u will not enter the poke,on center though. U will enter the safari zone reception desk... but something odd has happened there is no music!!! There is also no music in fushia!!! U can resolve this by going to a place with different music. This was discovered by me!!!

Submitted By: riolu963

Getting a Gengar Early

Ok, so to get this glitch to work, you need only your Pikachu, preferably Lv10, so that it has Thunder Wave, and you need an Escape Rope, oh and make sure you have enough Pokeballs. Next, you need to go through the woods, but DO NOT battle the second to last trainer, he's important for the glitch. Since Escape Ropes can be bought in Pewter city, head there and buy an Escape Rope. Once you bought the rope, head back to the guy, but make sure that you're in front of him, but that he's just off screen, save, then head towards him, but when you do, hit start, or X for the VC version, to bring up the menu, before he can see you, if done right, you should have the menu up, but he also shouldn't have seen you.

Now, use the Escape Rope, after you use it, he'll seen you, but you'll warp out, due to the Escape Rope, then you should end up in or outside of the Pokemon Center, or at least, out of the forest, and then what worked for me was that I tried to bring the menu up, but it wouldn't work, then if you did that, you don't have to try using the menu, it's just what worked for me, it might not work the same for you, any way, after you're out of the forest, reenter and either the menu pops up or you get a creepy textbox, if the menu pops up, just like the Mew glitch, just exit the menu, or the creepy textbox, or maybe both, i forget what happened then for me, but I do know that if either one happens or both, then the battle should trigger or is triggered.

Submitted By: ShadowLucario23

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