|This article is a summary page for different variations of a glitches, etc. when talked about as a whole.|
Glitch when used as noun refers to something happening or appearing in a program when it was not the developer's intention for it to work that way, be accessed that way, or be in the program itself. The effects of glitches vary, from simple graphical glitches to strange Pokémon, attacks, or items that were never intended to appear in the game. Glitches may be harmful or harmless to a player's save file.
Types of glitches
As a verb
To glitch, the verb, is a common slang term in the Pokémon glitch community that simply means to change something in a game to what it should not normally be. This usually happens after a glitch is done, creating the term.
As an adjective
The form glitched or glitchy may also be an adjective describing the state of a game after a glitching, or of a specific Pokémon or item affected by said glitching. A common example is a "glitched Hall of Fame" in Red/Blue versions, created after an encounter with Missingno., or a "glitched Kangaskhan" created through evolving the glitch Pokémon 'M (00).