Nuzlocke Tracker

Pokémon Gold Nuzlocke Guide

This guide contains useful information for a Gold Nuzlocke. Lists of all of the available Pokémon, the number of encounters, and detailed overviews of all Boss battles.

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Gold Encounters

A fun aspect of Nuzlocke runs is the variety of encounters forcing you to try out new Pokémon you've never used before. That is why it's important to know which Pokémon will be available during a run. We've compiled a list of every encounter for Pokémon Gold so you can quickly see who you might want on your team!

Pokémon Gold has 84 different encounter locations with 130 different Pokémon available as wild encounters. Hover over a Pokémon to see where to encounter it!

1 Steel Pokémon encounters

2 Ghost Pokémon encounters

2 Dragon Pokémon encounters

2 Dark Pokémon encounters

3 Ice Pokémon encounters

4 Fighting Pokémon encounters

6 Normal Pokémon encounters

6 Electric Pokémon encounters

8 Fire Pokémon encounters

9 Rock Pokémon encounters

10 Grass Pokémon encounters

10 Psychic Pokémon encounters

16 Bug Pokémon encounters

16 Ground Pokémon encounters

20 Flying Pokémon encounters

23 Poison Pokémon encounters

29 Water Pokémon encounters

1Steel Pokémon

2Ghost Pokémon

2Dragon Pokémon

2Dark Pokémon

3Ice Pokémon

4Fighting Pokémon

6Normal Pokémon

6Electric Pokémon

8Fire Pokémon

9Rock Pokémon

10Grass Pokémon

10Psychic Pokémon

16Bug Pokémon

16Ground Pokémon

20Flying Pokémon

23Poison Pokémon

29Water Pokémon

Gold Boss Battles

In order to complete a Gold Nuzlocke and become the Champion, you will need to win 35 Boss battles throughout the Johto region - ranging from bickering Rival & Evil team fights, to Gym Leaders & ultimately the Elite Four.

These can be a challenge, especially when your dear nicknamed nuzlocke mons are at risk. So below we've listed detailed overviews of all these fights! Giving you all the information you'll need to face everything from Silver's Totodile to Karen's Houndoom.

16 Gym Leader fights

5 Elite Four fights

8 Rival fights

6 Evil Team fights

Select your starter type

Like all Pokémon games, you will have to select a starter. The type will update some of the boss teams to match. For example, if your starter was a grass type Silver might have a fire type to take advantage!

Gym Leader fights

Elite Four fights

Rival fights

Evil Team fights

Now that you're ready to take on the Pokémon Gold Nuzlocke Challenge, why not keep track of all your encounters with the Nuzlocke Tracker?