Best Nintendo DS Pokemon Games


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The Top Ten

Pokemon SoulSilver
Best Pokemon Almost all Pokemon In Here I like emerald two but for DS this is the best you can choose totodile chikorita and cindaquil you can get torchik treeko and mudkip from steven and a lot of story you can get a lot of legendary's like Lugia, Ho-Oh, Groudon, Kyogre, Rayquaza, Suicune, Raikou, Entei, Moltres, Zapdos, Articuno, Mewtwo, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Latios, Latias and some psuedo-Legendary Pokemon Like Dragonite, Tyranitar, Garchomp, Salamence, Metagross they have ability's Like Legendary Salamence is my favorite So Strong And Dragonite So Fast Same as Garchomp Tryranitar High on definitely and Atack so SOUL SILVER for the win=For The Win
This is one of the best games I've ever played in my pokemon history. I even have a friend that plays pokemon pearl so ima going to complete the pokedex in some days.
The songs are awesome, the gb sound thing is col, and has got one of the best grapphics I've ever EVER SEEN!
I thought the original couldn't get better, well guess what? I was wrong. This is one of the best Pokemon games I've ever played, I didn't like Platinum cause it gelt so much like Pokemon Emerald but this is a classic, and in my opinion it's the best Pokemon games out there.
[Newest]Best Pokemon game because it wasn't so easy, graphics are awesome, storyline is awesome, and it is a prequel to Pokemon Black or White which are awesome games also.

What makes this game the best is because of the variety of LEGENDARY & RARE Pokemon's you're able to catch throughout the game & even when you beat the game there is so much more you can still do.

It is HANDS DOWN the best game with its opposite Heartgold.

2Pokemon Platinum
It's just way to epic for words. You've got the reverse world, you're able to capture Giratina, Dialga, and Palkia. Team Galactic has more to do with the story so you can beat the hell out of a bunch of grunts. And you can find Pokemon from both diamond and pearl. In my opinion, this game should be ranked higher than five.


I do like heartgold and soulsilver a lot but in my perspective platinum outclasses them with awesome new pokemon amazing changes and much more you get such a fun and good challenge it's just to fun
(diamond was the first game I ever played but then I lost it and got platinum and loved the changes and distortion world)
I've played this game and its superb. The storyline is fantastic and the Pokemon are more than up to scratch.
[Newest]SPOILER ALERT: I love the weird gravity thing at the end of the game.

3Pokemon HeartGold
Made an already awesome game even better..
gold will always be my fav
I really like this game, they're an equal with SoulSilver, I mean, it's called Pokemon Heart Gold and Soul Silver so this gets the rank of 1.
[Newest]Really awesome even though I've already finished the main storyline I still got a ton of things to do in it.

4Pokemon - Diamond Version
It is very very exciting diamond is the best better than
White you should vote it that this is the best.
You even get arceyes how cool is that man. Wow man
I know Diamond the best! It seems to have much more fun packed in it and it is a little bit better than Soulsilver. If you are trying to decide which game to buy first, I would recommend Diamond first, then Soulsilver.
I think its better because it is the only game taken in place in sinnoh
[Newest]Dialga is the best!

5Pokemon White
Its a great game that will keep you playing from dawn until dusk
I haven't played it yet but I hear it is great and I lost my others so Pokemon White it is
This game is awesome. Great graphics, and awesome new pokemon. Vote num 1!.
[Newest]First Pokemon game ever and I still have and love it

6Pokemon - Black Version
Its awesome graphics. In Pokemon battles I love the way it zoom on all the Pokemon when they make a move because in other Pokemon games, its hard for the newcomers to know what Pokemon makes a move in 2-4 Pokemon battles cause its all confusing.
Pokemon Black does not get enough cred. No Pokemon game had ever wandered into the morality of using Pokemon to fulfil your dreams before this one, and it did it perfectly. A wonderful reconstruction of the Pokemon series as a whole.
I have never played this much awesome game in my whole life because it has the most enjoyable graphics, awesome song the most faboulous song is the champion's song it's starter pokemon's are tepig, snivy, and oshawott but I recommend you to take tepig when it evolves into an Emboar then it's like undefeatable.
[Newest]Its cool and awesome nice graphics and cool adventures

7Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky
Mother of god, I cried, laughed, and sympathized with this game. This is one of those "unnoticed" games (and by that I mean not advertised often) that just really gets to you. Not to mention that this game basically NEVER ends, so in all the other games when you have nothing to do, with this game you have EVERYTHING to do. Ever dreamed about being a Pokemon? Well dang, just get this game! It made one of my not-so noticeable Pokemon my favorite Pokemon (Grovyle). So many dang plot twists too, you'll never know what will happen next.
Just... Get this game. By all means, this is the greatest Pokemon game in history. Nothing beats it.
Love it so much. They should make a whole movie out of that game. When you start to dissapear at the end, I cried. I'm proud I did!
I think this game is amazing. The long, emotional story and gameplay perfectly suits the game. I cried when saw the ending for the 1st time. Good job, Chunsoft!
[Newest]One of the best story driven games on the DS in my opinion

8Pokemon Black Version 2
It is just like black but what make sit more fun is that it is harder to train the pokemon and that there are a lot of towns so it is confusing but fun to wander around the unova region two years later
Love this
Can't wait to get it
I want this game the most
Although I already have loads of pokemon games I still would like to get this
As I love pokemon
I believe that black and white to should come first because you can get all Pokemon in the world
[Newest]Why is it 7th? It should be in the top 5! It's awesome. I play it all the time.

9Pokemon Pearl
Best pokemon game ever better graphics then heart gold and soul silver better colours too. Love that you can go underground for spheres and even fossils that bring pokemon to life! easily my favourite pokemon game.
Pokemon Soul Silver is better but it is cool how you can get loads of legendary Pokemon but in my opinion the music is not very good it is alright but not the best Pokemon music ever I prefer Soul Silver.
[Newest]Best ever beat it 276 times

10Pokemon White 2
Haven't even finished the game and is still honestly the best Pokemon ever... so far
That's right... White 2 and black 2 are the most epic game.. Astonishing...
Just finished this - Really liked the story, and a few unusual twists..

The Contenders

11Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Blue Rescue Team
Absolutely incredible game, replay value is high, I think the plot is better than the sequels... Overall, an incredible game that will provide you with endless hours of fun and exciting play!

12Pokemon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Pok�mon Ranger: Shadows of Almia (Japanese: ポケモンレンジャー バトナージ Pok�mon Ranger Vatonage) is an action-adventure game for the Nintendo DS and the sequel to Pok�mon Ranger. It was released in Japan on March 20, 2008, and it was released in America on November 10, 2008.

The game is set in a new region called Almia where the base of operations is a Ranger School that the main characters have just graduated from. The selection of partner Pok�mon has risen from solely Plusle and Minun to a choice between 17 different species. Additionally, there are several side quests and a card collection system used to power up the Capture Styler.

13Pokemon Ranger: Guardian Signs
It made many improvements over 'Shadows of Almia'. I Personally love the Pokemon Ranger series, and found this a welcome addition to the series.
Haven't played the game but ukelele pichu is coolest starter pkmn ever

14Pokemon Ranger
Pok�mon Ranger (Japanese: ポケモンレンジャー) is an action-adventure game for the Nintendo DS developed jointly by Creatures, Inc. and HAL Laboratory, Inc.. It was released on March 23, 2006 in Japan, on October 30, 2006 in North America, on December 7, 2006 in Australia and on April 13, 2007 in Europe. The goal of the game is to travel all over the land of Fiore to capture all the 213 Pok�mon that are available using the Nintendo DS touch screen and stylus. Instead of capturing Pok�mon in Pok� Balls, players use a device called the Capture Styler to add Pok�mon to their party. The player can only use the Pok�mon to help once; after using them, they leave the party. The only Pok�mon that don't leave are the character's partner, a Minun or Plusle (based on the character's gender).

This--to me--has so far been the best Pokemon game yet. I have beaten it so many times and I just find it very fun. Amazing game!
For me it was just awesome!

15Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time

16Pokemon Y
Best Pokemon game I have played + good in quality
What? This is a 3DS game, it shouldn't be on the list.


This game is fantastic
[Newest]I like this game

17Pokemon Conquest
I love this game! Simple yet enjoyable, and unlike the "main" Pokemon games, it has a more strategic side to it.
I love Pokemon conquest
It is hard but fun
! Spoiler!
I love the side quests

18Pokemon X
Pokemon x is the best game ever
I think Pokemon x is the best

19Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness

20Pokemon Origins
The originals are always the best

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