RNG Mechanics

Practical Guides to RNG Abuse

Deducing Your Secret ID in the Third and Fourth Generations
A guide on how to determine your Secret ID without using an external device, thanks to mingot.
A Guide to Sweet Scent in the Fourth Generation
A guide on the use and effects of Sweet Scent in DPPHGSS, thanks to Ditto.
The BW RNG Manipulation Guide
A comprehensive guide to RNG manipulation in BW, thanks to Kaphotics and others.
The BW PPRNG Manipulation Guide
A comprehensive guide to PPRNG manipulation in BW, thanks to religiousjedi, The Agonist, and others.
The DPP / HGSS RNG Manipulation Guide
A comprehensive guide to RNG manipulation in DPP and HGSS, thanks to Everstone and others.
The Emerald RNG Manipulation Guide
A comprehensive guide to RNG manipulation in Emerald, thanks to Arseus and Hozu.
Guide to Hidden Grotto Encounter Abuse
A guide to the RNG manipulation of Pokemon and items generated by Hidden Grottos, thanks to Hozu.
Ruby and Sapphire RNG Manipulation of Method 1 Pokemon and TID/SID Guide
An in-depth guide to the RNG manipulation of Method 1 Pokemon and TID/SID in the Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire games, thanks to NixHex.

Information Lists Helpful in RNG Manipulation

The Diamond and Pearl Wandering NPC List
A comprehensive list of wandering NPCs in Diamond and Pearl, thanks to Ditto.

Technical Information

The Process of PID and IV Creation of Non-Bred Pokémon
An extensive guide detailing the mechanism by which non-bred Pokémon are generated in game, thanks to X-Act.