To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the Pokémon franchise, Nintendo have re-released the original three games on the 3DS Virtual Console. Many fans will be pleased to learn that all of the glitches from the original releases remain intact, so it is possible to perform the various tricks and glitches that have been discovered in the last two decades by fans and dedicated speed runners alike. Just to clarify, all of the exploits shown below do not require Action Replay or GameShark codes in order to make them work. While some glitches are restricted to particular versions, they can be performed on every international version of Pokémon Red, Blue and Yellow.

1. Catch A Legitimate Mew

2. Skipping The Gym In Pewter City

3. Duplicating Items

4. The Artificial Happiness Trick

5. A Spot of Irregular Fishing