Pokemon Yellow ROM

To play this game, you will need to download a Gameboy Color emulator. This Pokemon Yellow ROM is in English, and you can play it on any Gameboy Color emulator. It works on mobile, desktop, and tablets. If you are a fan of Pokemon games, we have other ROMs available on the site. In this original Gen 1 game, Pikachu follows you around.

This was my first Pokemon game. Definitely one of the classics, and the first Pokemon game to introduce Pikachu following the player around. It is a Gen 1 game, and is quite old, but still holds up well today. This is an excellent game to start with for anyone looking to play through all the generations of Pokemon.

Can’t Beat the Classics…

I personally always found this game a bit difficult compared to the later ones. I always felt like Fire Red and Leaf Green are way easier than Yellow, Red, and Blue. This can likely be attributed to just being younger when I played it, but I maintain my belief! These old games don’t hold your hand quite as much.

A lot of the mechanics that make Pokemon what it is today, weren’t introduced yet. For example, in generation 1 there were no held items. I really liked the addition of held items in the next games. It gives a whole new dimension to customizing your team, and also adds an element of collectability to the game. Abilities had also not been introduced yet, so building teams is a little more straight forward in this classic Pokemon game. Sometimes instead of picking the best Pokemon based on stats and typing, you have to just pick Pokemon who learn good moves, since everyone’s move pool is super small.

If this original game is too simple for you and you want a challenge, try Nuzlocking it! If you’re not familiar with nuzlocking; it’s a custom challenge that introduces a few rules to increase the difficulty of the game. For example, one of the rules is Pokemon Perma Death, meaning if your Pokemon faints in battle, you must release it. That’s just one of the many fun rules that Nuzlocking introduces. Therefore, I highly recommend giving it a try if you’re ready for a bit of a challenge!

By the way…

We have an array of different Pokemon ROMs on this website. I have collected them over the years and put them all here for others to download. If there is a problem with any of the ROMs please let me know. Also, one of the best ways you can support the site right now is to tell your friends about it, or post it elsewhere on the internet. If there is something that isn’t listed on the site, don’t be afraid to reach out to me and I will see if I can get it added. Usually I can accomplish this pretty quickly if I am not too busy with work or something. Anyway, thank you so much for stopping by!

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