Nuzlocke Tracker

Pokémon Heart Gold Nuzlocke Guide

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

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Heart 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 Heart Gold so you can quickly see who you might want on your team!

Pokémon Heart Gold has 94 different encounter locations with 167 different Pokémon available as wild encounters. Hover over a Pokémon to see where to encounter it!

2 Ghost Pokémon encounters

2 Dark Pokémon encounters

3 Dragon Pokémon encounters

4 Steel Pokémon encounters

4 Ice Pokémon encounters

6 Fire Pokémon encounters

7 Fighting Pokémon encounters

7 Rock Pokémon encounters

13 Electric Pokémon encounters

14 Grass Pokémon encounters

14 Normal Pokémon encounters

17 Psychic Pokémon encounters

19 Ground Pokémon encounters

23 Poison Pokémon encounters

28 Bug Pokémon encounters

28 Flying Pokémon encounters

30 Water Pokémon encounters

2Ghost Pokémon

2Dark Pokémon

3Dragon Pokémon

4Steel Pokémon

4Ice Pokémon

6Fire Pokémon

7Fighting Pokémon

7Rock Pokémon

13Electric Pokémon

14Grass Pokémon

14Normal Pokémon

17Psychic Pokémon

19Ground Pokémon

23Poison Pokémon

28Bug Pokémon

28Flying Pokémon

30Water Pokémon

Heart Gold Boss Battles

In order to complete a Heart Gold Nuzlocke and become the Champion, you will need to win 36 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

7 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 Heart Gold Nuzlocke Challenge, why not keep track of all your encounters with the Nuzlocke Tracker?