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Another question about Game Freak yeah.. as you all know the Poké Radar appeared in Generation IV. It was introduced in Diamond and Pearl and later appeared in Platinum. However after Platinum Game Freak didn't implement the Poke Radar into the games again until Generation VI bypassing Heart Gold, Soul Silver, Black, White, Black 2 and White 2.

Why didn't Game Freak implement the Poké Radar feature in the games above if it's a very useful Key Item. Can someone please provide some details or suggestions for this.

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I'll answer for both :D


Suggestion 1: I presume they didn't include the Poke Radar because of the fact that Gold and Silver never had it.

Suggestion 2: They introduced the Pokewalker.
>The Poké Radar is not normally obtainable in the main game; however, a primitive version of the Poké Radar exists on the bundled Pokéwalker.

Suggestion 3: They made a new grass sprite. It may sound stupid, but they would have to make all the sprites again.


Suggestion 1: They had just made a new region, new Pokemon and new mechanics. It would take too long to add in the Poke Radar.

Suggestion 2: Because of the new game design, the Poke Radar would be hard to place in.

Suggestion 3: The Poke Radar's most notable use is to increase the probability of encountering the normally extremely rare Shiny Pokémon. Shiny Pokémon were a lot more available in Gen V than IV, as the Masuda Method increased, the Shiny Charm was introduced, which increases the chance of obtaining a Shiny Pokémon, you could capture a Shiny Haxorus in the Nature Preserve and you could get a Shiny Gible/Dratini as a reward for beating Benga.

>The Poké Radar no longer exists in this generation, but the probability of obtaining a Shiny Egg from the Masuda method has increased, from 5/8192 to 6/8192 (approximately 1/1638 to 1/1365).

>In Pokémon Black 2 and White 2, as a reward for seeing every non-event Pokémon in the New Unova Pokédex, the player can receive a Permit that allows them to travel to the Nature Preserve, where they can encounter a level 60 Shiny Haxorus. Also, after defeating Benga in the Black Tower (B2) or White Treehollow (W2), he will give the player a level 5 Shiny Gible (B2) or Shiny Dratini (W2).

>As an additional reward for catching every single non-event Pokémon in the National Pokédex, the player can receive the Shiny Charm from Professor Juniper. Having this item in the Bag increases the chance of obtaining a Shiny Pokémon by a flat 2/8192, resulting in a 3/8192 chance (about 1/2731) of finding one normally (an effectively tripled chance) and an 8/8192 chance (1/1024) of hatching one through the Masuda method.

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I improved your answer I hope you don't mind, apart from editing some grammar etc. I just added suggestion 2 on HG/SS and suggestion 3 on B/W/B2/W2.
Thanks :D
No problem :) I didn't want to steal BA or anything from you as your answer was already good so I just edited what I was going to post in your answer.
Yeh (Filler)