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Alternative Names

Pocket Monsters Ruby / Sapphire

ポケットモンスター ルビー / サファイア


Game Freak



Release Dates

03/17/03 Nintendo
11/21/02 Nintendo
07/25/03 Nintendo

Community Stats

Owners: 517
Favorite: 41
Tracked: 5
Wishlist: 3
Now Playing: 4

Avg Community Rating:



Immerse yourself in the beautiful region of Hoenm, a place of masterful heroes and mysterious teams, of friendship and battles. As the new kid in town, you set off on your journey as a Pokémon Trainer. Who knows what wonders and dangers await you? Now it's time to grab your gear and head out on your own...

  • Over 200 Pokémon appear with over 100 new discovered species - you'll have to link up and trade with a friend who has Ruby Version to catch them all!
  • 2-on-2 battles - use two of your Pokémon in battle at the same time!
  • Engage in intense multi battles with up to four friends!
  • Pokémon Contests let you groom your Pokémon to be the Best of Show!
  • Stunning Game Boy Advance graphics display the world of Pokémon with more detail than ever!

- From Sapphire back cover

Latest Screenshots

Latest Updates

Boxart Added ninson95 01st Jan 2018
Game Information Updated oliist 21st Sep 2010
Game Information Updated oliist 21st Sep 2010
Game Information Updated oliist 21st Sep 2010
Boxart Added dsister44 22nd Aug 2009
Game Information Updated oliist 26th Jun 2009
Game Information Updated supermario128 22nd Jun 2009
Game Information Updated pichu_pichu 20th Jun 2009
Game Information Updated supermario128 20th Jun 2009
Game Information Updated Rhonin the wizard 16th Jun 2009
Game Banner Added to Database Boutros 25th May 2009
Screenshots Added Blacksaber 12th Mar 2009
Screenshots Added starbruin 04th Jan 2009
Game Summary added to Database starbruin 04th Jan 2009
Game Information Updated zexen_lowe 26th Oct 2008

Shipping Total

16,220,000 Units
As of: March 2013

Opinion (24)

DarkRPGamer007 posted 14/07/2015, 10:24
Will X/Y beat this despite 3DS selling much less than GBA?
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toot1231 posted 03/01/2015, 05:15
2nd worst pokemon Black and White take the worst for me though
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ROFLMAO posted 26/06/2012, 02:11
Definitely the greatest Pokemon Games ever. So many memories, on my ~55th playthrough now, release the remakes on 3DS and YOU CAN HAVE ALL OF MY MONEY GAME FREAK, PLEASE!
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NintendoPie posted 03/02/2012, 04:31
The best Pokemon! ^_^
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zgamer5 posted 28/01/2011, 04:43
best pokemon ever
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BulletProof posted 08/05/2010, 10:57
I spent almost 150 hours on this game, seriously. Damn I loved this game when I was young A LOT.
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