- All KANTO Pokemon in the wild have been replaced with their HOENN counterparts. However, the trainers keep their KANTO Pokemon for the most part. This gives the region vs. region flare
- National Pokedex is given to you at the start of the game.
- Edited Storyline and Dialogue to help you immerse yourself into the game.
- Boss Battles, such as Rival, Gym Leaders, and Giovanni, have much stronger teams with unique movesets. Some have both KANTO and HOENN Pokemon!
- Safari Zone is better, it includes a wide variety of Pokemon.