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List of differences between Pokemon Black/White 2 and Black/White

Posted on June 26, 2012 by (@NE_Brian) in DS, News

Much like we did with Pokemon Platinum and Pokemon Diamond/Pearl, we’re sharing a list of differences between Black/White 2 and the original games. It’s not nearly as extensive as our Platinum and Diamond/Pearl post from 2008, but there are still a number of differences to check out.

The full list can be found below.

  • New locations are accessible in the game, including an underwater tube for travel and the sewers beneath Castelia.
  • Your journey starts in a new town called Aspertia City, located in southwest of the Unova region. The Japanese name is Hiougi Town.
  • The Unova Pokedex features 300 Pokemon from the start. Unlike Black and White, the game will allow you to capture monsters from previous generation right from the start.
  • Black Kyurem will know the move Freeze Shock. White Kyurem will know the move Ice Burn. Black Kyurem is related to legendary monster Zekrom and White Kyurem is related to legendary monster Reshiram.
  • There will be new forms of the three roaming Pokemon from Black and White: Tornadus, Thundurus and Landorus. Their forms can be changed by giving them the “Reflecting Mirror” item to hold.
  • The game features a new story that takes place 2 years after BW, involving a new version of Team Plasma. Characters from the first game return, such as Cheren, Bianca, and N.
  • All of the gyms are either modified, as in the case of Elesa’s electric gym in Nimbasa City (now a fashion runway, not a roller coaster), or new (such as Cheren’s normal gym).
  • The Pokewood movie-making minigame is a new feature to go along with Pokemon Musicals.
  • Previous Gym Leaders and Champions from other regions can be battled in the World Tournament. Participants include Red, Blue, Lance, Misty, Steven, Cynthia, and several more.
  • Keldeo obtains an alternate form by learning the move “Sacred Sword.”
  • Iris replaces Alder as the Unova Region Champion.


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  • MagcargoMan

    Why is this old article trending?

    • KobobMC

      Was wondering the same thing.

      • kevinpunya

        im still playing it =D
        and i’m almost through with the first one, need to know more!

  • NintendoFreak

    Why is this old article trending AGAIN?

  • RoadyMike

    The heck? HOW?

  • MagcargoMan

    This is just getting weird. Not only is it trending here, but I was watching some YouTube videos and an ad for this game popped up, even though the ad was uploaded to Youtube in 2012… It’s like the internet’s trying to subliminally tell us to go back and buy it.

  • JasonBall

    You know, its probably trending just because we look at it and comment on it saying “why is it trending”

    • RoadyMike

      Let’s keep it that way. Let it be a thing

    • NintendoFreak

      Lol.. Then in the first place how does it trend though, do we like go in time.. and see that it’s trending before it even starts to trend?
      Mind blown.

    • MagcargoMan

      But it starts trending before we point it out.

      • JasonBall

        It’s probably some troll who keeps going to the page just to spook us.

        • NintendoFreak

          But just one troll going on the page can make it trend?

          • JasonBall

            Why not? If I bookmark it and keep going to it, wouldn’t the page view count go up?

          • NintendoFreak

            I don’t think it works like that though, your IP would be registered as one view, I believe. I could be wrong, but even that alone wouldn’t cause the page to trend. Anyways, I don’t mind it lol.

          • JasonBall

            Oh, hm. Someone should email Brian.

  • TheWeasel

    This can only be the work of a person who is perpetually on the fence on whether they should buy Black/White or Black 2/White 2. They continue to visit this page in order to better determine which version they’d prefer, but they ultimately never decide. It has been this way since 2012.

    • NintendoFreak

      I feel… sorry for that person :'(

    • JasonBall


    • Grahm Basil Thoman

      How’d you know…….

      • TheWeasel

        Choose! Or move on! You must not remain in this vicious cycle!

    • Matthew Milner

      It’s me.

    • Emmanuel Barraza

      Um I think it’s my fault…

  • NintendoFreak

    This makes me sad.

  • Chris Turner

    It’s me, I’ve been looking up the different generation games since Red/Blue/Yellow came out for 3ds. I’d played Yellow back when it came out and now have kids that like pokemon so I am researching which gens we can get on 3ds and which ones we actually want. I like the ones that have 3 different games in a generation so all 3 of us actually have the variety, but it seems with 3ds we’re stuck with Black/White, Black/White 2 and X or Y…

  • Exarchai

    Pokemon Black 2 is literally sold out everywhere where I live. Never have I wanted a game so badly in my life. I wish I bought it when it first came out… :'(

  • RoadyMike

    Just here for my weekly visit

    • JasonBall

      Same. It’s been a bit though since it was trending.

    • TheDonRob

      Ah, same here. Feels good.

  • Ricardo Amador

    This is still trending?

    • Osama Kahled