ok so we need to include some of HGSS tricks and tips that can be used. so some help would be appreciated and screen shots are always great. Milking Kurt for Apricorn Balls. To gain more Apricorn Balls from Kurt faster, simply follow these steps. Hand over the Apricorns for the appropriate Ball you wish for; Kurt can only make one type of ball, but can produce more than one at once (limit to how many is yet to be determined). Save in front of Kurt's house. Turn your DS clock off and back on, set the time to 23:59, and load up the game immediately. Let the day pass in-game (23:59-00:00). Enter the house and receive your Poke Balls. Repeat as often as you like. Speeding up the Process of Happiness based evolution and Increasing Beauty Everyday, Daisy Oak gives out massages from 3 PM to 4 PM, which increases the Pokemon's happiness, at the Oak house in Kanto. Big Brother gives out haircuts on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday in the Underground Market in Goldenrod. Little Brother gives out haircuts on Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Underground Market in Goldenrod. There is an extra bonus of getting these haircuts and massages besides happiness. Its Beauty condition will increase by 32. It only takes eight days to reach the max amount. You can manipulate the time to max this out in a couple minutes. This is an easy way to evolve Feebas. For more info on the Process check out the DPP Tips and Tricks Guide http://www.smogon.com/ingame/misc/dpp_tips Free Pokemon Togepi - You get the Togepi Egg from one of Elm's assistants in Violet City's PokeMart after you defeat Falkner and exit the gym. Spearow - You receive Spearow from Gate Keeper Randy, posted at the gate north of Goldenrod City. Shuckle - After defeating Chuck's gym on Cianwood Island, you are able to receive Shuckle from a man in the house south from the Pokemon Gym. Eevee - After talking with Bill at Ecruteak City, come back to Goldenrod City and visit his house, which is at the southwest portion of the city. There, you will receive Eevee from Bill. Tyrogue - When you get to the end of Mt. Mortar through the middle entrance of Route 42, you will face the Karate King. After you defeat him and you have open space in your party, the Karate King will give you Tyrogue. Dratini - To obtain an ExtremeSpeed Dratini, after conquering the 8th Gym, enter the Dragon's Den and proceed to the rear of the hut. Enter the hut and you will be quizzed by elders. Answer in this fashion 1. top 2, top 3, bottom 4, top 5, middle and a Dratini with ExtremeSpeed will become available to you. To claim your Dratini, exit the dragons den, encounter Claire who will give you a TM, then head back and speak to the elders who will give you your Dratini (if you have an open space in your party). Kanto starters - You are able to receive one of the Kanto starters from Professor Oak after you obtain all 16 Gym Badges and beat Red. Hoenn starters - You are able to receive one of these starters from Steven at Silph Co. after obtaining all 16 Gym Badges and beating Red. HM Slaves Wooper / Quagsire has access to Waterfall, Surf, Whirlpool, Strength, and Rock Smash which makes it a very versatile HM slave. Sentret / Furret has access to Cut, Surf, Whirlpool, Strength, and Rock Smash. Sentret is a common Pokemon at the beginning of the game. Special People There is a man in the Celadon Game Corner prize building, who will tell you the Hidden Power Type of one of your Pokemon that you choose. The Effort Ribbon Man is located in a house in Blackthorn City. The IV man is located in the Battle Tower Building. The woman that checks how happy your Pokemon are is located in a house to the right of the radio tower in Goldenrod City. To learn why these people are important check the DPP Tips and Trick Guide http://www.smogon.com/ingame/misc/dpp_tips Days of the Week People Monday -Can get a Sharp Beak the first time and a Alert Ribbon every other time by talking to Monica on Route 40. Tuesday -Can get a TwistedSpoon the first time and a Shock Ribbon every other time by talking to Tuscany on Route 29. Wednesday -Can get a Black Belt the first time and a Downcast Ribbon every other time by talking to Wesley at the Lake of Rage. Thursday -Can get a Hard Stone the first time and a Careless Ribbon every other time by talking to Authur on Route 36. Friday -Can get a Poison Barb the first time and a Relax Ribbon every other time by talking to Frieda on Route 32. Saturday -Can get a Soft Sand the first time and a Snooze Ribbon every other time by talking to Santos in Blackthorn City. Sunday -You can get a Magnet the first time and a Smile Ribbon every other time by talking to Sunny on Route 37. PokeWalker Tips If you take a Pokemon that is super effective, resistant, or shares the same typing as the course has (e.g Yellow Forrest: Grass / Ground / Electric, however there are some exceptions to that rule. Certain courses have 1 to 2 random types) the number of steps to get a Pokemon is reduced by .75. Refreshing Field: Fire, Bug, Flying Noisy Forest: Fire, Ice, Flying Rugged Road: Water, Fighting, Ground Beautiful Beach: Electric, Grass, Dragon Suburban Area : Fighting, Normal, Psychic Dim Cave : Water, Dark, Rock Blue Lake: Grass, Electric, Dragon Town Outskirts: Normal, Fighting, Ghost Yellow Forest : Grass, Ground, Electric Natures This trick can help you if you don't know what each nature does. The boosted stat will have a red shadow while the decreased stat will have a blue shadow.