I smell it on entering the room but it quickly shifts to something I can barely detect if I'm paying attention.
As mentioned prior, Lavender Town is notoriously dark, especially considering the happier, cheerier and kid-friendly atmosphere that everywhere else in the game had.
While the high frequency tones have no correlation with child suicides, it does seem plausible it could onset headaches.
Regardless if people find "Lavender Town Syndrome" creepy or not, the entirety of Lavender Town has an unsettling reputation thanks to its already morbid atmosphere and the creepypasta based on it.
The more fortunate children suffered from headaches, nosebleeds, and irrationally violent behavior..
Lavender Town's music spawned creepypasta, urban legend, and internet myth, with rumors circulating that the high-pitched frequencies were causing children to kill themselves, as only they could hear these noises, as they have much more sensitive hearing.
It's a much happier sight in this generation, and this was likely Nintendo trying to make Lavender Town less notorious for its creep factor which is evident in that, ever since Gen 1, the Pokémon graveyard has been massively toned down in its creepy overtones, all the way through from FireRed to Let's Go.
Lavender Town Syndrome A creepypasta named "Lavender Town Syndrome" first spawned in the early 2010s as another work of internet horror fiction.
If you speak to Pikachu, you'll get a visual representation of his emotions at the time, and Pikachu has a distinct sad face, indicating that they are frightened, upset or worried.
Description: The hit mobile game, Pokémon Go, which encouraged players to delve outside in search of them all, rather than being cooped up in a cozy bed with a hot chocolate on a Nintendo DS, Switch or Gameboy, celebrated Halloween by bringing back the eerie score behind the infamous Lavender Town.