Pokedex Entries - Note: Completing this section requires at least one copy of either Red/Blue/Yellow versions, both Gold and Silver Versions, two game systems, and a link-cable (GameBoy Color only)
See all 249 Pokemon (not including Mew or Celebi)
Transfer the following Pokemon from Red, Blue, or Yellow Version:
Capture all In-Game Legendary Pokemon
Raikou - Roaming Johto after initially encountering it in the Burned Tower
Entei - Roaming Johto after initially encountering it in the Burned Tower
Suicune - Roaming Johto after initially encountering it in the Burned Tower
Lugia - Static Encounter in the Whirlpool Islands B2F after obtaining the Silver Wing - Silver Version: Rescue Radio Director; Gold Version: From Old Man in Pewter City after Elite Four
Ho-Oh - Static Encounter at Tin Tower 10F after obtaining the Rainbow Wing - Gold Version: Rescue Radio Director; Gold Version: From Old Man in Pewter City after Elite Four
Register all 249 Pokemon as caught in the Pokedex (not including Mew or Celebi). See this checklist: bit.ly/GoldSilverPokedex
Obtain the Diploma from the Game Freak director in Celadon City
Obtain all 26 different Unown Forms
A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K - unlocked by completing the northeastern puzzle chamber
L, M, N, O, P, Q, R - unlocked by completing the southwestern puzzle chamber
S, T, U, V, W - unlocked by completing the southeastern puzzle chamber
X, Y, Z - unlocked by completing the northwestern puzzle chamber
Bonus: Transfer Mew - Event Pokemon not currently available through standard gameplay. Mew may be glitched into Red, Blue, or Yellow Versions by following these instructions: bit.ly/RedBlueMewGlitch. Be careful when performing glitches as the save file may become corrupted.
Bonus: Celebi - Event Pokemon not obtainable from standard gameplay. Celebi may be glitched into the game by following these instructions: bit.ly/CelebiEggGlitch. Be careful when performing glitches as the save file may become corrupted.
Restore power to the Kanto Region - Go to the Power Plant on Route 9 and talk to the large man. Go to Cerulean City and attempt to enter the gym. Follow the suspicious Rocket Grunt that exits the gym north to Route 24, then battle and defeat him. Return to the Cerulean City gym and locate the Machine Part in the northwest tile of a small square pool. Return the part to the large man in the Power Plant.
Obtain the Radio EXP Card for the PokeGear to access Kanto Radio and the PokeFlute Station - receive in the Radio Tower in Lavender Town after restoring power to the Power Plant
Obtain the Magnet Pass - Complete the Power Plant sidequest first. Go to Saffron City and talk to the Copycat Girl in her house on the west side. She will mention losing a Poke Doll. Go to Vermilion City and receive the lost Poke Doll from a member inside the Pokemon Fan Club. Return to the Copycat Girl and receive the Magnet Pass.
Obtain the Focus Band in the Fighting Dojo in Saffron City, located between two statues in the back.
Obtain all 16 Gym Badges
Talk to Professor Oak to obtain access to Mt. Silver
Defeat Red at the top of Mt. Silver
Collectibles and Gifts
Obtain all TMs - see this checklist: bit.ly/GoldSilverCrystalTMs
Obtain all In-Game Gift Pokemon
Togepi - Hatched from the Egg received in the Violet City Pokemon Center after defeating the first gym
Spearow - Obtained in the Route 35 South Guardhouse from the guard behind the counter. Carrying mail intended to be delivered to a man on Route 31. The Spearow may be kept the sidequest is never completed or if the mail is given to another Pokemon and that Pokemon is given to the man on Route 31.
Eevee - Obtained from Bill in his house in Goldenrod City after first meeting him in the Ecruteak City Pokemon Center.
Shuckle - Obtained from a man in his house in Cianwood City to be held for a temporary amount of time. The Pokemon is not required to be returned, however.
Tyrogue - Obtained from the Karate King in Mt. Mortar B1F after defeating him in battle. Must have 5 or less Pokemon in the Party, requires Waterfall to reach him.
Complete all In-Game Trades
Trade a Bellsprout to a boy inside a house in Violet City to receive an Onix (holds a "Bitter Berry")
Trade a Drowzee to a man inside the Goldenrod City Department Store to receive a Machop (holds a "Gold Berry")
Trade a Krabby to a man inside his house in Olivine City to receive a Voltorb (holds a "PRZCureBerry")
Trade a female Dragonair to a woman inside their house in Blackthorn City to receive a Rhyhorn (holds a "Bitter Berry")
Trade a Gloom to a man in the Pewter City Pokemon Center to receive a Rapidash (holds a "Burnt Berry")
Trade a Chansey to a woman in the Route 14 tall grass to receive an Aerodactyl (holds a "Gold Berry")