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{{game|Crystal}} is now available on {{bp|Nintendo 3DS}} {{wp|Nintendo eShop|eShop}} for {{bp|Virtual Console}} in North America, Europe, Australia, and Japan. Pokémon Crystal is the definitive edition of the {{bp|Generation II}} {{bp|core series}} games. Pokémon Crystal was the first Pokémon game to offer a female protagonist, as well as the first game to have a {{bp|Battle Tower (Generation II)|Battle Tower}}.
   
[[File:Crystal_EU_VC_boxart.png|thumb|Pokémon Crystal EU VC Boxart]]
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The Virtual Console release supports communication via 3DS local wireless communications. It can trade and battle with other Virtual Console copies of {{bp|Pokémon Gold and Silver Versions|Pokémon Gold, Silver}}, and Crystal; it can also use the {{bp|Time Capsule}} function to communicate with Virtual Console versions of {{game2|Red|Blue|Yellow}}.
As of Jan. 26th, 2018 {{bp|Pokémon Crystal}} is available Worldwide on the 3ds family of systems Virtual Console. The definitive edition of the Second Generation players will be able to experience the games on a new level. The virtual release is offering the GS Ball to players who buy the game.
 
   
This is also the first Pokémon game to offer a female protagonist, and the {{bp|Battle Tower}}. This generation also marks the introduction of Dark and Steel typing's, day/night cycles, and Eggs.
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Using {{bp|Poké Transporter}}, Pokémon from the Virtual Console release of Pokémon Crystal can be sent to {{bp|Pokémon Bank}}, from where they can be moved to {{bp|Pokémon Sun and Moon|Pokémon Sun, Moon}}, {{bp|Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon|Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon}}.
   
The Wireless Communications on the 3ds family will be fully utilized by the games software, and {{bp|Pokémon Bank}}, and {{bp|Pokémon Transporter}} support will be added soon, so functionality between Crystal and {{bp|Pokémon Ultra Sun}} and {{bp|Pokémon Ultra Moon}} will exist with transporting Pokémon.
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In this version of Pokémon Crystal, players can encounter the {{bp|Mythical Pokémon}} {{p|Celebi}} after entering the {{bp|Hall of Fame}}. After entering the {{bp|Hall of Fame}}, when the player enters the {{ci|Goldenrod}} {{bp|Pokémon Center}}/{{bp|Pokémon Communication Center}} they will be given the GS Ball, which is used in a series of events to encounter Celebi. In the original Japanese release of Pokémon Crystal, the player had to connect to the internet using the {{bp|Mobile Game Boy Adapter}} to obtain the GS Ball; it was unobtainable in the Western versions.

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Pokémon Crystal EU VC Boxart

Pokémon Crystal is now available on Nintendo 3DS eShop for Virtual Console in North America, Europe, Australia, and Japan. Pokémon Crystal is the definitive edition of the Generation II core series games. Pokémon Crystal was the first Pokémon game to offer a female protagonist, as well as the first game to have a Battle Tower.

The Virtual Console release supports communication via 3DS local wireless communications. It can trade and battle with other Virtual Console copies of Pokémon Gold, Silver, and Crystal; it can also use the Time Capsule function to communicate with Virtual Console versions of Pokémon Red, Blue and Yellow.

Using Poké Transporter, Pokémon from the Virtual Console release of Pokémon Crystal can be sent to Pokémon Bank, from where they can be moved to Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon.

In this version of Pokémon Crystal, players can encounter the Mythical Pokémon Celebi after entering the Hall of Fame. After entering the Hall of Fame, when the player enters the Template:Ci Pokémon Center/Pokémon Communication Center they will be given the GS Ball, which is used in a series of events to encounter Celebi. In the original Japanese release of Pokémon Crystal, the player had to connect to the internet using the Mobile Game Boy Adapter to obtain the GS Ball; it was unobtainable in the Western versions.