of the Pokémon series
Arbitrary code execution
0x1500 control code arbitrary code execution (Crystal) | Cart-swap arbitrary code execution | Generation I custom map script pointer | Generation I invalid meta-map scripts | Generation I item ("8F", "ws m", "-g m", "5かい", "てへ" etc.) | Generation I move ("-", "TM42") | Generation I Trainer escape glitch text boxes | Generation II bad clone | Generation II Burned Tower Silver | Japanese Crystal Pokémon Communication Center SRAM glitches | Coin Case glitch | Generation II glitch Pokédex sortings | Pikachu off-screen glitch ACE | OAM DMA hijacking | Pikachu glitch emote | Generation III glitch Pokémon summary | Generation III glitch move animation) | Remote code execution | TM/HMs outside of the TM/HM pocket | ZZAZZ glitch Trainer FC
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Cloning | Item duplication glitch (Generation I) | Pokémon merge glitch ("Q Glitch", Generation I) | Time Capsule exploit | Bug-Catching Contest data copy glitch (Generation II, Japan only) | Berry glitch | Battle Tower Lati@s glitch (Generation III) | (Mimic) Transform Rage glitch (Generation IV)
Transform held item glitch (Generation IV, Japan only) | Mimic glitch (Generation IV, Japan only)
Buffer overflow techniques
99 item stack glitch | LOL glitch | Rival LOL glitch | Instant LOL glitch | RAM LOL glitch | Out of bounds LOL glitch | blockoobLG | Instant encounter infinite chain glitch | LGFly | Super Glitch (Generation I) | Party remaining HP glitch | Super Glitch (Generation III) | Text pointer manipulation mart buffer overflow glitch | CoolTrainer♀-type move | Double distort CoolTrainer♀ corruption | Yami Shop glitch | Party Pokémon box data shift glitch | Unterminated name glitch item instant encounter (Japanese Red/Green)
(Generation I) Item stack duplication glitch
Generation I expanded items pack ( Glitch Rocket HQ maps, Map FE ( English and non-English European Yellow) | Map script pointer manipulation ( arbitrary code execution | Map script pointer item ball manipulation) | Text pointer manipulation ( arbitrary code execution | Item ball manipulation | Mart buffer overflow) | Trainerless instant encounter glitch
(Generation II) Bad clone glitch
????? party overloading ( Type 0xD0 move glitch | ????? map corruption | Celebi trick | Celebi Egg trick | Shiny Celebi trick | Glitch move map corruption | Overloaded party map corruption | Glitch Unown ( Glitch Unown map corruption) | Duplicate key items glitch ( Infinite items and item creation, Expanded Balls pocket ( Wrong pocket TM/HMs, Glitch Pokédex categories))
Closed menu (Japanese Red/Green) Select glitches
Dokokashira door glitch ( International) | Fossil conversion glitch ( international) | Second type glitch | Skip to Level 100 glitch | Trainer mutation glitch | Walk through walls ( International) | Lift glitch | Badge describer glitch
(Generation III) Pomeg glitch
Pomeg data corruption glitch ("Glitzer Popping") | Charm glitch
(Generation IV) Voiding
Broken escalator glitch (Japan only) | Elite Four door glitch (Japan only)
(Generation I) 2x2 block encounter glitches
Left-facing shore tile glitch ( in-game trade shore encounter trick, Old man trick, Trade link up shore encounter trick, Fight Safari Zone Pokémon trick) | Viridian Forest no encounter grass tiles glitch
Safari Zone exit glitch | RAM manipulation | Out of bounds Glitch City (Generation II) | Slowpoke Well out of bounds corruption (French Gold/Silver/Crystal)
Large storage box byte shift glitch
Storage box remaining HP glitch | Generation I max stat trick
Pikachu off-screen glitch
Trainer corruption glitch
Generation I save corruption | 255 Pokémon glitch | Expanded party encounter table manipulation (Generation I) | Send party Pokémon to a new game (Generation I) | Generation II save corruption | Mailbox glitches | Mystery Gift item corruption | Trainer House glitches
Trainer escape glitch
Death-warp | Ditto trick | Experience underflow glitch | Mew trick | Text box ID matching | Meta-map script activation
Walk through walls
Ledge method | Museum guy method | Rival's effect | Select glitch method ( International Select glitch method), Brock Through Walls
Surf down glitch
Grass/rock Surfing glitch (Spanish/Italian only) (adaptions: Submerge glitch (international)) | 8 8 (0x7C) grass/rock surfing glitch (English Red/Blue))
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Please note that this
glitch only exists in the Japanese versions of the game, or is otherwise a glitch from a Pokémon game which was only released in Japan.
Select glitch is a glitch in Japanese Pokémon Red, Green, and Pokémon Blue (Japanese) (not including Pocket Monsters Pikachu) that allows the player to either swap an entry within one menu with an entry from another (e.g. pressing Select on item 7 allows the player to swap Pokémon 7—a closed menu Select glitch), or swap entries in a list without leaving the menu (a special menu Select glitch).
This glitch was fixed in Pocket Monsters Pikachu and all overseas versions of Pokémon Red, Blue, and Yellow.
Select glitches may be used by players to obtain specific items, moves, Pokémon, fight special Trainers, warp to different locations and so on, and the
dokokashira door glitch (which allows the player to warp to the Hall of Fame) is an example of a Select glitch popular in tool-assisted speedruns of Pocket Monsters Red, Green (and Blue).
Uses and variations of the
Select glitch include:
Select glitches to obtain items (
item creation glitch) may be useful for setting up arbitrary code execution. Swapping a Pokémon in an expanded party (which is also possible in the localizations through Super Glitch, 255 Pokémon glitch) may also have the same effect as performing a closed menu item menu>Pokémon menu Select glitch, although many Select glitches do not work the same on the localizations when 'ported' over.
The equivalent closed menu Select glitches (minus ones involving moves beyond slot 4) can also be simulated with a
no expanded party international Select glitching method.
A Japanese website noting many Select glitches. Article about the Select Glitch on Bulbapedia.