How do you get the jhoto starters?
In Gold, Silver, and Crystal, obviously, you obtain the starters
from Professor Elm in New Bark Town. Same with HeartGold and
They are only available in Ruby and Sapphire via Trade.
Professor Birch rewards the player in Emerald with one (or all, not
sure) upon completing the Hoenn Pokédex.
In Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum, they are only available via
In Pokémon Coliseum, they are only available via Trade.
In Pokémon XD, one (or all, again not sure) is rewarded to the
player upon defeating 100 trainers in Mt. Battle.
In Pokémon Pal Park, they are at the Pond.
In Black and White, they are only available via Trade.