Pokémon RubyPokémon Ruby
is the sister to Pokémon Sapphire
. They are the third group of
handheld games to be released in the US. They were both released in the
spring of 2003
for the Game Boy Advance
. This series of games took place in
another part of the Pokémon world called Hoenn.
New things about Pokémon Ruby/Sapphire include:
- The player may choose their character's gender in this group(Just like in Pokémon Crystal).
- Pokéblocks, made by cooperation between either NPCs or linked friends, raise certain stats for the
- Contests, which judge Pokémon based on the Cool, Tough, Cute, Smart and Beauty stats of a Pokémon and the moves it uses for its appeal.
- The removal of over a hundred old Pokémon from the wild and the addition of an entirely new series of Pokémon.
- Instead of Team Rocket, Team Aqua(in Sapphire) and Magma(in Ruby) are your main foes.
- There are several new types of Pokeballs.