Pokémon SapphirePokémon Sapphire
is the sister to Pokémon Ruby
. They are the third group of Pokémon
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.
- Pokéblocks, made by cooperation between either NPCs or linked friends, raise certain stats for the
- Contests, which judge Pokémon based on Coolness, Toughness, Cuteness, Intelligence, and Beauty.