How to unlock harder mini-games in Pokemon Stadium

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Picture of the Clefairy Says game in Pokemon Stadium

Want to know how to unlock harder mini-games in Pokemon Stadium? Mini-games are one of the fun things to do outside of battles in Pokemon Stadium, and they were quite challenging, even back in the day. If you want to know how to make them even harder, then our guide will help you do just that.

With the re-release of the game on Nintendo Switch Online, players will be returning to the game to take on these mini-games again, and there's some secret difficulties that you can unlock that you may not have known about.

How to unlock harder mini-games in Pokemon Stadium

The mini-games in Pokemon Stadium are a part of the Kid's Club in the game, and includes nine total mini-games. These are all mini gameplay extras, that give you something varied to do outside of the regular battles in the stadium. They are as follows:

  • Clefairy Says
  • Dig! Dig! Dig!
  • Ekans' Hoop Hurl
  • Magikarp's Splash
  • Rock Harden
  • Run, Rattata, Run
  • Snore War
  • Sushi-Go-Round
  • Thundering Dynamo
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These nine mini-games can have COM (computer) players assigned at Easy, Normal, and Hard modes. These are the default difficulties you can select when starting each mini-game, but there is even more to explore.

There is a secret Hyper difficulty mode that can be unlocked in Pokemon Stadium. This is done by getting five consecutive mini-game wins in the "Who's the Champion" match on Hard difficulty. It's purposefully very difficult to complete, but it'll make you an even more esteemed Pokemon Stadium player if you can do it.

And that's all you need to know about unlocking harder mini games in Pokemon Stadium! While you're here, if you're looking for more Pokemon Stadium content, then be sure to check out our other guides, like our Poke Cup guide, our Petit Cup guide, and our guide to getting Surfing Pikachu in Pokemon Stadium.

For more articles like this, take a look at our Guides and Pokemon Stadium page.