FAQ/Walkthrough by RedIsPoetic

Version 2.20, Last Updated 2012-10-22

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Basics
    1. Controls
    2. Exploring, Collecting and Battling
  3. Main Walkthrough
    1. Preparing For Your Adventure
    2. Aspertia City
    3. Route 19
    4. Floccesy Town
    5. Route 20
    6. Floccesy Ranch
    7. Floccesy Town - Alder's House
    8. Aspertia City Gym
    9. Route 20 - Onwards to Virbank City!
    10. Virbank City
    11. Virbank Complex
    12. Virbank City Gym
    13. PokeStar Studios
    14. Virbank City - Team Plasma Strikes!
    15. Route 20 - Chasing Team Plasma
    16. Virbank City - Headed For The Mainland
    17. Castelia City
    18. Castelia City Sewers
    19. Relic Passage - Castelia City Sewers Entrance
    20. Castelia City Gym
    21. Route 4
    22. Desert Resort
    23. Relic Castle - Desert Resort Entrance
    24. Join Avenue
    25. Nimbasa City
    26. Anville Town
    27. Old Nimbasa City Gym
    28. Route 5
    29. Route 16
    30. Lostlorn Forest
    31. New Nimbasa City Gym
    32. Nimbasa City - Team Plasma Strike Again!
    33. Route 5 & The Driftveil Drawbridge
    34. Driftveil City
    35. Route 6
    36. Chargestone Cave
    37. Driftveil City Gym
    38. PWT
    39. Plasma Frigate - PWT
    40. Relic Passage - PWT Entrance
    41. Relic Castle - Relic Passage Entrance
    42. Chargestone Cave - Onwards To Mistralton City!
    43. Mistralton Cave
    44. Mistralton City
    45. Route 7
    46. Celestial Tower
    47. Mistralton City Gym
    48. Lentimas Town
    49. Reversal Mountain
    50. Strange House
    51. Undella Town
    52. Undella Bay
    53. Route 14
    54. Abundant Shrine
    55. Route 13
    56. Lacunosa Town
    57. Route 12
    58. Village Bridge
    59. Route 11
    60. Opelucid City
    61. Route 9
    62. Shopping Mall Nine
    63. Opelucid City Gym
    64. Opelucid City - Team Plasma's Gone Too Far!
    65. Marine Tube
    66. Humilau City
    67. Humilau City Gym
    68. Route 22
    69. Route 21
    70. Seaside Cave
    71. Plasma Frigate - Route 21
    72. Giant Chasm
    73. Plasma Frigate - Giant Chasm
    74. Giant Chasm - The Final Chase
    75. Route 23
    76. Victory Road
    77. Pokemon League
  4. Post-Game Walkthrough
    1. Back At Aspertia City
    2. Skyarrow Bridge
    3. Pinwheel Forest
    4. Nacrene City
    5. Route 3
    6. Wellspring Cave
    7. Striaton City
    8. Dreamyard
    9. Route 2
    10. Accumula Town
    11. Route 1
    12. Nuvema Town
    13. Route 17
    14. Route 18
    15. Route 17 Again
    16. P2 Laboratory
    17. Route 18 Again
    18. Victory Road - Entering N's Castle
    19. N's Castle
    20. Tubeline Bridge
    21. Route 8
    22. Moor of Icirrus
    23. Icirrus City
    24. Dragonspiral Tower
    25. Giant Chasm - Kyurem
    26. Black City
    27. White Forest
    28. Route 15
    29. Marvelous Bridge
    30. Cave of Being
    31. Reversal Mountain - Heatran
    32. Clay Tunnel
    33. Underground Ruins
    34. Twist Mountain
    35. Abyssal Ruins
  5. Other Areas
    1. Surf Required Areas
    2. Waterfall Required Areas
    3. Battle Subway
    4. Pokemon Musicals
    5. Big Stadium
    6. Small Court
    7. Pokemon World Tournament
  6. Appendices
    1. Legendary Pokemon
    2. Type Vs. Type Chart
    3. Medal List
    4. Move List
    5. Shop List
    6. Item List - General
    7. Item List - Medicine
    8. Item List - Berries
    9. Item List - TMs & HMs
    10. Item List - Key Items
  7. Version History
  8. Legal Notice
  9. Contact Me
  10. Credits
  11. Final Word

Main Walkthrough (Continued)

PWT

PWT is the area within the game which encompasses the Pokemon World Tournament building and the area around it. It has two exits, the north one back to Driftveil City and an entrance to Relic Passage - PWT Entrance along the west part of the area. If you want to enter that area, feel free to skip ahead to that section.

First up, move south and turn your Dowsing MCHN at the corner of the path. A hidden item will show up on it, stating that it's to your south. Follow the MCHN's directions to find the hidden Ether. Move back to the path and head east. Along the path you'll notice three stalls. The one north of the path will tell you a type that a selected Pokemon from your party is strong against. The left stall owner south of the path will allow any of your Pokemon to relearn old moves which they've forgotten to replace new ones and the stall owner next to it will allow you to make your Pokemon forget any of their moves. Feel free to use these stalls at your leisure. Once you're ready, continue east to the Pokemon World Tournament building itself.

You'll come upon Hugh and Clay standing outside the building. They'll talk then you will all head in. Once you're inside Clay will talk with a trainer planning to enter the Driftveil Tournament. He'll head in and Hugh will eagerly follow him. You'll be free to enter too if you wish and will eventually need to, to advance the plot.

First you may wish to exit and grab a few items. You'll find yourself at an intersection. Take the path south first. You'll head onto the docks. When you reach a T-intersection, head west. At the end of this dock is a PP Up! Grab it and head back to the main intersection in front of the Pokemon World Tournament building. This time, take the path east. Along the this path are two more stalls. They can also do something useful, although I don't yet know what. At the very end of the path is a man looking north. Talk to him to receive a Rocky Helmet. From there, head north until you're past the fountain. Move west and you'll see two Vending Machines with a bin to either side. Look in the eastern bin to find some Zinc. That's all there is to do here!

If you want to, you can check out the Relic Passage - PWT Entrance before you enter the Driftveil Tournament in the Pokemon World Tournament building.

Plasma Frigate - PWT

You'll follow Hugh and Cheren onto the ship. The three of you will converse before you're approached by a Grunt. He will raise the alarm and an entire group of Grunts will appear from the north, followed by a group to the south. You'll be completely surrounded and the epic fighting will ensue!

Trainer Battle: Team Plasma Grunt
PokemonLevelType
Koffing30Poison
Reward:$1200
Trainer Battle: Team Plasma Grunt
PokemonLevelType
Trubbish30Poison
Reward:$1200

If you need to, you can leave and do what you want at this point, including healing, but you need to come back and fight the other battles before the plot can advance. Talk with Cheren to begin the next battle, a double battle where you'll team up with him.

Double Battle: Team Plasma Grunt and Team Plasma Grunt
PokemonLevelType
Team Plasma Grunt One
Grimer29Poison
Krokorok29Ground/Dark
Team Plasma Grunt Two
Golbat29Poison/Flying
Liepard29Dark
Cheren's Party
Stoutland33Normal
Watchog31Normal
Cinccino31Normal
Reward:$2320

Talk to your rival to intitiate the final Double Battle. This time you're teaming up with Hugh!

Double Battle: Team Plasma Grunt and Team Plasma Grunt
PokemonLevelType
Team Plasma Grunt One
Grimer29Poison/Flying
Raticate29Dark
Team Plasma Grunt Two
Koffing29Poison
Watchog29Ground/Dark
Hugh's Party, If Snivy Was Your Starter
Pignite33Fire/Fighting
Simipour31Water
Tranquill31Normal/Flying
Hugh's Party, If Tepig Was Your Starter
Dewott33Water
Simisage31Grass
Tranquill31Normal/Flying
Hugh's Party, If Oshawott Was Your Starter
Servine33Grass
Simisear31Fire
Tranquill31Normal/Flying
Reward:$2320

Once the battle's over, the Grunts won't know what to do. Hugh and Cheren will say a few words, then a man known as Zinzolin will appear. You'll speak with him, then some Pokemon will appear out of nowhere. Next thing you know, you're back on the docks and the ship's gone! Hugh freaks and runs off. Cheren will reminiscently look out to see and say a few things before leaving. Now you'll be on your way too!

Whoop! Whoop! You can now enter the Driftveil Tournament as much as you want! If you haven't entered the Relic Passage - PWT Entrance yet, you may want to do so now. If you already have, skip ahead to Chargestone Cave - Onwards To Mistralton City!. If you haven't yet traversed Route 6 and Chargestone Cave the first time, check them out first.

Relic Passage - PWT Entrance, First Area

PokemonTypeChance of EncounterPossible LevelsFound In
BoldoreRock39%27-30Anywhere
GurdurrFighting20%28-30Anywhere
OnixRock/Ground10%30Anywhere
WoobatPsychic/Flying24%27-30Anywhere
DrilburGround80%27-30Dust Cloud
OnixRock/Ground20%27Dust Cloud

Head south and talk to the Worker standing by the west wall. From there, continue south down the stairs. You'll come upon a few paths. Head down the west one around to a Backpacker. Move in front of her to initiate a battle.

Trainer Battle: Backpacker Erina
PokemonLevelType
Sandslash32Ground
Reward:$768

Follow the path along and you'll come out near some stairs. Follow them down and take the northern of the two paths leading east (the southern one's blocked). When you reach an intersection with a wider path leading north, follow it. You'll reach a male Backpacker running back and forth. Go up and challenge him to a battle.

Trainer Battle: Backpacker Naoyuki
PokemonLevelType
Raticate32Normal
Reward:$768

After he's been beaten, head east along the path. At the end you'll find a Protein. Head back west, then south until you're back at the intersection. This time head east. You'll come upon a Hiker.

Trainer Battle: Hiker Mamoru
PokemonLevelType
Drilbur31Ground
Roggenrola31Rock
Reward:$992

Next to the Hiker is a boulder which can be pushed into the hole to the west using Strength, but there's no real need to so instead press east. You'll reach a doorway leading to another area. Enter it. This area's wild Pokemon encounter chances differ a little from the previous area as wild Raticates can now be found.

Relic Passage - PWT Entrance, Second Area

PokemonTypeChance of EncounterPossible LevelsFound In
BoldoreRock34%27-30Anywhere
GurdurrFighting20%28-30Anywhere
OnixRock/Ground5%30Anywhere
RaticateNormal10%29Anywhere
WoobatPsychic/Flying31%27-30Anywhere
DrilburGround80%27-30Dust Cloud
OnixRock/Ground20%27Dust Cloud
BasculinWater70%10-30Water
MarillWater30%10-30Water
AzumarillWater5%5-15Rippling Water
BasculinWater35%5-15Rippling Water
MarillWater60%5-15Rippling Water
BasculinWater30%40-60Fishing
PoliwagWater70%40-70Fishing
BasculinWater30%40-60Fishing Spots
PoliwhirlWater65%40-70Fishing Spots
PoliwrathWater/Fighting5%50-70Fishing Spots

Move south down the stairs, then head east. You'll reach another Hiker.

Trainer Battle: Hiker Teruo
PokemonLevelType
Roggenrola31Rock
Timburr31Fighting
Reward:$992

Now head south down the path past the Hiker. When you reach the bottom, head west. You'll come upon a single lonesome rock. Click on this rock to find a Blue Shard. Now head east past the path leading back north and turn your Dowsing MCHN on. You'll find a Max Repel hidden on the ground, lying in a puddle of water. Now head back north to where the Hiker is and take the path east. When you reach two paths leading south, follow one of them. There's a Psychic here keen for a battle.

Trainer Battle: Psychic Minoru
PokemonLevelType
Swoobat33Psychic/Flying
Reward:$1056

Move past the Psychic to his south where there's yet another rock. This one's hiding a Green Shard. Now take the path leading east. From here you'll come upon two paths, one leading north and the other south. The north one leads to the Relic Castle - Relic Passage Entrance and the south to the Relic Passage - Castelia City Sewers Entrance, where you can actually use it to head back into the Castelia City Sewers.

First, let's take the southern path. The path will fork out into three separate paths. When it does, take the western-most one. You'll reach a female Backpacker and another rock containing an item, this time a Yellow Shard! Defeat her and collect the item.

Trainer Battle: Backpacker Annie
PokemonLevelType
Watchog32Normal
Reward:$768

If you want to head back to the Castelia Sewers part of the Relic Passage, continue south and follow the path around until you reach some stairs. Go up these stairs and head through the doorway to head back into the Castelia Sewers section. It's recommended that you do so because you'll receive four items that you wouldn't have been able to grab otherwise.

Once you've entered the Relic Passage - Castelia City Sewers Entrance, follow the path around until you reach a ledge and a boulder. Use Strength on the boulder and push it into the hole. Don't jump over the ledge unless you know that you don't want to head back into the PWT Entrance area, as there's no way back except through PWT itself. Once the boulder's in the hole, take the path north. It's a long run, but you'll eventually reach a doorway leading back to Relic Passage - PWT Entrance, Second Area. This area contains four items, an Ultra Ball, Rare Candy, Rocky Helmet and a hidden Rock Gem! Grab them then head back.

Feel free to explore the Castelia City Sewers Relic Passage area, but remember that once you jump over those ledges, there's no way back, except if you have an Escape Rope handy which will warp you straight back to PWT, unless you've exited into Castelia City before you do. There's an item here that you can only collect by jumping over the western-most of the three ledges though. If you do so, you'll be able to grab a Max Repel, but you'll be forced to jump over the next ledge down into the main part of the area below, meaning you'll have to exit through the Sewers and back into Castelia City or use an Escape Rope. Remember that you can Fly back to Driftveil City though. Once you're done, head back to the PWT Entrance area.

Backtrack north until you're back where you were with the paths leading south, west and north. Now take the north-eastern path north. Follow it and you'll come upon the final trainer in this area, a Psychic.

Trainer Battle: Psychic Ena
PokemonLevelType
Baltoy32Ground/Psychic
Yamask32Ghost
Reward:$1024

Next to Psychic Ena is the last rock, which contains a Red Shard. Grab it then continue north. Use Strength on the boulder to push it into the hole and open up the path to Relic Castle - Relic Passage Entrance!

Relic Passage - Surf Required

Once you've obtained Surf, you can return here to do a little more exploring. Enter the Second Area of Relic Passage - PWT Entrance by the First Area. Move south from the entrance to the Second Area. You'll hit water pretty quickly. Use Surf to head out onto it. Head west along the water, through a small gap to some land onto the other side. Move onto the land, then head north along the path. At the end is a Big Pearl. Snatch it up. That's actually all there is to do, but feel free to Surf around on the water if you want to encounter some Water-types. That's all of the pre-Route 6 Surf Required Areas! You're done!

Relic Castle - Relic Passage Entrance

PokemonTypeChance of EncounterPossible LevelsFound In
KrokorokGround/Dark10%29-30Anywhere
SandileGround/Dark30%27-28Anywhere
SandslashGround20%28-29Anywhere
YamaskGhost40%27-30Anywhere

This area's pretty small and only covers a single floor. Head north-east and enter the door along the east wall. Move east and enter the next door. Turn on your Dowsing MCHN on and find the hidden Sun Stone in the centre of the room, then continue east through yet another door. Head east once more, then grab the Ultra Ball in the north-east corner of the final room. Backtrack to the room with a door leading north and enter it. Run north to the Pokemon at the end of the hall. Feel free to fight it. It's very rare, so if you want to catch it, save first so that you can retry if you fail to. Note that it's not easy to catch, so you need to make full use of status ailments and Poke Balls. You might also need a fair bit of patience.

Wild Pokemon Battle
PokemonLevelType
Volcarona35Bug/Fire

Once you're done, backtrack all the way back to the Relic Passage - PWT Entrance. From there, either head back to the PWT, then into Driftveil City or visit the Relic Path - Castelia City Sewers Entrance first.

From PWT, head over onto the Pokemon World Tournament or Chargestone Cave - Onwards To Mistralton City! if you've already completed the Driftveil Tournament and the Plasma Frigate - PWT.

Chargestone Cave - Onwards To Mistralton City!

Head from Driftveil City all the way through Route 6 into Chargestone Cave. When you are moving past the Season Research Lab you'll come upon Cheren. He'll stop you and take you inside, where he'll present you with HM03 - Surf! This gives you the ability to surf on water, opening up a substantial number of areas in previous areas that you couldn't access before. All of these areas are listed in the Surf Required Areas section. Feel free to check it out if you so wish to. Head back outside. There's actually four items that we can now collect in Route 6 before we continue on, so let's collect them first!

First, head back east along the path. Head over the bridge and south through the Tall Grass. When you reach the next bridge, use Surf to move onto the water south of the bridge. You should see an item sitting on the land to the south-west of the bridge. Move onto the land and grab the Heart Scale. Surf back onto the bridge. Move north back through the Tall Grass east of the bridge until you reach the next bridge. Now use Surf on the water north of the bridge. Move north and you'll see some Tall Grass to your right. Move into it. There's a gap in the Tall Grass in the bottom-right corner of the area containing a hidden Big Mushroom. Collect it, then grab the item to your north, a PP Up. Use Surf and head over the water to the land on the western side. Move west and you'll be back at the Season Research Lab.

Now and continue on towards Chargestone Cave. When you cross the bridge north of the Parasol Lady moving around in the puddle, a wild Pokemon will suddenly appear, scare your character, then disappear. An old couple will appear behind you. I seriously feel for the old guy; his wife won't shut up! Once they've left, head east to the house of the lady that heals your Pokemon. Head into the water just east of the house. Surf east along the water. When you're behind the Season Research Lab, you'll notice that there's a strip of land there with an item on it. Move onto it and grab the item to find that it's TM56 - Fling! Awesome!

You can now continue Surfing east to the entrance to Mistralton Cave and enter and explore it. If you do, you'll need to make sure that you received Flash from the man in Castelia City first as the cave is extremely dark and difficult to navigate without it. If you do wish to explore Mistralton Cave, skip ahead to that section, then return to this point in the walkthrough when you're done. When you're ready, continue to the entrance to Chargestone Cave and enter it.

Chargestone Cave 1F

PokemonTypeChance of EncounterPossible LevelsFound In
BoldoreRock5%25Anywhere
FerroseedGrass/Steel20%26-27Anywhere
JoltikBug/Electric39%25-28Anywhere
KlinkSteel24%26-28Anywhere
NosepassRock10%27Anywhere
TynamoElectric2%28Anywhere
DrilburGround100%25-28Dust Cloud

Head through Chargestone Cave to the point where Bianca and the Worker were talking just before the bridge. They will now have left and you'll be free to continue along the bridge. Do so and you'll be stopped half way with someone calling out to you. Once they finish, continue on to the other side. Push the large crystal south into the huge crystal to unblock the path, then move south. Follow the path until you come upon a trainer. He challenges you to a Triple Battle! Get ready, because this one can be painful!

Triple Battle: Ace Trainer Naoto
PokemonLevelType
Klink33Steel
Unfezant33Normal/Flying
Sandslash33Ground
Reward:$1980

Once he's beaten, continue past the staircase leading down, around to the two large crystals. Push the bottom one west into the huge crystal, then move through the gap that you've created. Move to the very edge of the platform jutting out from the cliff and grab the Magnet. Move back to the staircase and go down it.

Chargestone Cave B1F

PokemonTypeChance of EncounterPossible LevelsFound In
BoldoreRock5%28Anywhere
FerroseedGrass/Steel20%29-30Anywhere
JoltikBug/Electric39%28-31Anywhere
KlinkSteel24%29-31Anywhere
NosepassRock10%30Anywhere
TynamoElectric2%31Anywhere
DrilburGround100%28-31Dust Cloud

Follow the path along until you come upon two people. Talk to either of them to receive a Nugget and a Big Nugget too! HELL YES! Head west. You'll reach stairs leading back to 1F. Go up them. If you jump down the ledge next to the steps, you'll be back at the start of the cave. Talk to the woman above the stairs, then head south to the Pokemon Ranger looking for a battle.

Trainer Battle: Pokemon Ranger Yosuke
PokemonLevelType
Ampharos34Electric
Reward:$2040

Note: After defeating Yosuke, she'll give you a Chesto Berry.

Head south and turn your Dowsing MCHN on. Use it to find the Carbos hidden beneath the floating crystal. There's nowhere to go but back. Head back to the two guys that gave you the Nuggets.

From the two guys, move north up the steps. Take the western-most path. Turn on your Dowsing MCHN and use it to find the hidden Ultra Ball. Continue until you reach a Doctor. Battle him.

Trainer Battle: Doctor Hirotaka
PokemonLevelType
Solosis32Psychic
Gothita32Psychic
Reward:$1920

You'll be healed after the battle and be able to talk to the Doctor at any time to be healed again. Head east and grab the Iron along the path. You'll find a Pokemon Ranger to your south. Move over and challenge her.

Trainer Battle: Pokemon Ranger Yukari
PokemonLevelType
Minccino33Normal
Excadrill33Ground/Steel
Reward:$1980

Note: After defeating Yukari, she'll give you a Chesto Berry.

Head back to where the Doctor is then continue north. You'll eventually reach a Scientist walk around in circle spinning about. Move into her vision to challenge her to a battle.

Trainer Battle: Scientist Miyuki
PokemonLevelType
Joltik32Bug/Electric
Golbat32Poison/Flying
Reward:$1536

From there, move down the somewhat obscured steps leading west. Push the first large crystal west and the second north. You'll find Bianca here. Move over and talk with her, then move up the staircase.

Chargestone Cave 1F

Move east, then south. At the intersection you can move east and you'll find the doorway leading out into Mistralton City! Head there now if you want, or feel free to explore the rest of the cave first (there's not much left to do). Don't forget that you can heal yourself at Mistralton! If you want to first explore the rest of the cave, move next to the girl moving east and west looking north and south. She'll challange you to a battle.

Trainer Battle: Ace Trainer Shinobu
PokemonLevelType
Tirtouga34Water/Rock
Magmar34Fire
Reward:$2040

Now take the south path of the four. Continue until you reach some steps taking you to a Hiker standing in front of an item. Talk to him to challenge him to a battle.

Trainer Battle: Hiker Ganta
PokemonLevelType
Aron32Steel/Rock
Nosepass32Rock
Reward:$1024

Behind Ganta is a Carbos. Grab it then head back to the intersection. That's really it! If you want to, you can take the path west which will lead back to the rest of 1F, including the entrance. If you do, you'll reach a large crystal blocking your way. Push it west into the huge crystal. Move through and head south down the stairs and you'll be back near the start of the dungeon. Once you're done, head back to the intersection and take the path east to the exit. Move through the doorway into Mistralton City! The following section covers Mistralton Cave, which you had the option to cover earlier during this section. To skip past it, simply click on the link: Mistralton City.

Mistralton Cave 1F

PokemonTypeChance of EncounterPossible LevelsFound In
BoldoreRock30%27-28Anywhere
WoobatPsychic/Flying30%27-28Anywhere
AronSteel/Rock20%29-30Anywhere
AxewDragon20%29-30Anywhere
DrilburGround100%27-30Dust Cloud

As soon as you enter, you'll notice how dark this cave is. Have one of your Pokemon use Flash to temporarily light up the cave. Beware that you won't be able to use Flash more than twice, so if you haven't exited the cave before it's stopped working, you'll either need to find your way in the dark or use an Escape Rope to exit the cave.

Once you've lit the cave up a little better, move south from the entrance. You'll see a boulder here. Use Strength to push it two tiles east first (if you push it south, you'll get it stuck and have to exit and re-enter the cave), then push it two tiles south into the hole. Move over it and down the steps to your south. Head east and you'll be stopped by a Hiker looking for a battle.

Trainer Battle: Hiker Tetsuzo
PokemonLevelType
Boldore32Rock
Reward:$1024

Once Tetsuzo has been defeated, trudge further east and push the next boulder east into the next hole. Continue east until you reach the Veteran guarding a doorway. He'll tell you that you can't head through the doorway until you've beaten the Pokemon League. Instead, head north up the stairs. You should see some steps leading down to a lower area to your east. Move down them and collect the Dusk Ball there. Head back up the stairs and head west. You'll see another Hiker there. Take him on!

Trainer Battle: Hiker Nobuka
PokemonLevelType
Onix32Rock/Ground
Reward:$1024

Now move west along the strip of land north of the stairs. There's an item here. Grab it to find that it's a Yellow Shard, then head west along the strip of land south of the stairs. Make sure you have your Dowsing MCHN switched on and use it to find the Super Repel here. If you want, you can now head west down the stairs and push the boulder into the hole. You then have a quick way to exit the dungeon in the future. Once you've down then, head back up the stairs and move south-west. You'll notice a set of stairs leading up onto the second floor.

Mistralton Cave 2F

Once you enter this floor you can head two directions: north or east. Let's first head north, as there's really only one thing to do there. You'll almost immediately come upon an Ace Trainer clearly looking to get destroyed by some amazing Pokemon Trainer, eh?

Trainer Battle: Ace Trainer Shinnosuke
PokemonLevelType
Tirtouga33Water/Rock
Axew33Dragon
Reward:$1980

And that's all to do there! Head back south and down the stairs to the east. Move down to the boulder to your south. Push it east using Strength until it falls into the hole. Move over it. Now move past the stairs taking you north and head east. When you reach the end of the path, you'll see a nearby rock, sitting all alone. Move over it and check it to find that it contains a Green Shard. Fancy that!

Head back and move up the stairs. Head east until you reach the stairs leading back down. Move down them, then head south and move up the stairs taking you west. Move south down to the south wall of the cave and follow the path west until you reach an item. Collect it to find that it's a Hyper Potion. Backtrack and move back down the stairs. Now head north, past the stairs that you came from until you reach another Ace Trainer. Time to take her on too!

Trainer Battle: Ace Trainer Suzune
PokemonLevelType
Archen33Rock/Flying
Axew33Dragon
Reward:$1024

Now move north past the Ace Trainer and up the stairs. Move along to the end of the path and grab the Blue Shard. Once you have it, backtrack to the stairs, move down them and follow the thin path just to the left of the stairs around until you reach a point where there's a path leading south and a short path leading west. Turn your Dowsing MCHN on and head down the west path. At the end of it is a hidden Ultra Ball, so be sure to collect it. Once again, backtrack all the way back to the stairs (don't head south and jump over the ledge).

Now move back south of the Ace Trainer to the boulder. Push it west, into the hole. Move over it and head west. When you reach the next boulder, do the same and push it into the hole. You can now head back to the entrance to this floor easily, or you can move up the stairs to the third and final floor, back east a little. Do so!

Mistralton Cave 3F

Okay, first head down the stairs taking you west and head west until you're in the very bottom-left corner of the room. In the rock relaxing here is a Full Heal. Check it to grab it, then move back up the steps to the entrance. This time, head east. First move around the stairs leading north, taking the path north around them instead. At the end is an item with your name on it. Grab it to find that it's TM80 - Rock Slide! Backtrack to those steps that you just bypassed and move up them. Grab the Escape Rope on the platform here, then continue north and head down the stairs taking you west.

Move north and take the next set of steps taking you west. From there, immediately move south down to the boulder. Use Strength to push it into the hole. Push the other boulder south into its hole, then move up the steps taking you west. You'll see an old fella here. Speak with him if you want, then head down the thin path directly behind him. Check the rock at the end to find a Dragon Gem. Head back to the old man. If you take the path leading north along the western wall, you'll find an empty area. Originally, Cobalion resided here, but no longer does. That's all there is to do! You can either use that Escape Rope that you found earlier to exit the cave back to Route 6, or you can manually take the shortcuts that you've created by pushing some of the boulders into holes all the way back to the entrance. Do so.

If you were heading to Chargestone Cave - Onwards To Mistralton City!, skip back to that section, find where you were and continue on. If not, skip back to wherever you were in the plot or feel free to head wherever!

Mistralton City

First head to the Pokemon Center near the entrance to Mistralton. Heal your Pokemon and buy some items if you want, then head back outside. That's right, it's exploration time! Head east and enter the red house. Talk to the girl here to receive a HP Up. Check the bin in the south-west corner to find an Iron. Exit then head west and follow the path to the left of the Pokemon Center leading north.

You'll be stopped by a woman. Does she look familiar? It's Professor Juniper!! You'll have a lovely chat with her, she'll check your PokeDex and then give you a Master Ball. Wut? She just gave us one of the best items in the game upon meeting us for the first time? F*** yes! :D I'd recommend keeping this for a Legendary Pokemon that you're sure to battle in the future. I'll mention when I recommend to use it when we get to it.

Shortly after, Skyla, the Mistralton City Gym Leader will appear and talk with Professor Juniper and yourself. Juniper will then leave, Skyla will talk to you, then she'll leave herself, heading back to her Gym. Her Gym's already open, so if you want to challenge her straight away, feel free to do so! If so, skip ahead to the Mistralon City Gym section. If not, read on!

Truthfully, there's not actually a whole lot to do here. Heading east at the T-intersection which take you into Route 7 and heading west will take you onto the runway, the pride and joy of the city. Just before the runway however is a large building known as the Mistralton Cargo Service, which doubles as a control tower. Head inside.

At the moment, there isn't a whole lot to do here. Talk to the woman next to the main counter and you'll receive a Sharp Beak from her. Move to the north-east part of the room and talk to the man behind the counter. If you can show him a Tranquill, he'll reward you with a Net Ball. Later on you'll be able to come back to fly to Yamaji Town, but that's a little way off just yet. Exit and head onto the runway.

First go south down the eastern side of the runway. Move east along the parked plane's south side to find TM58 - Sky Drop! Move back to the runway and continue south until you reach the bottom of the runway. If you're playing Black 2, there will be greenhouses here growing plants within. If you're playing White 2, these will be simple plots of soil with their contents changing depending on the season. Move between the center-left and the bottom-left greenhouses/plots to find a Max Repel. This will be obscured by the greenhouses if you're playing Black 2. Move back onto the runway.

Move up the western side of the runway this time. You'll reach a female Backpacker and talk to her. If you do, something will happen. Continue north until you come upon two small planes on the runway. Pull out your Dowsing MCHN to find a Flying Gem hidden halfway between the two.

That's it! You have two choices. First, head north and enter the Mistralton City Gym to challenge Skyla, or head east out into Route 7 to train. It's assumed that you'll train in Route 7, but if you want to skip ahead to the Gym, skip to that section.

Route 7

PokemonTypeChance of EncounterPossible LevelsFound In
DeerlingNormal/Grass20%30Tall Grass
FoongusGrass/Poison5%33Tall Grass
SeviperPoison5%32Tall Grass
ZangooseNormal5%32Tall Grass
[[Zebstrika]Electric20%31-33Tall Grass
DeerlingNormal/Grass20%33Dark Grass
FoongusGrass/Poison5%36Dark Grass
SeviperPoison5%35Dark Grass
ZangooseNormal5%35Dark Grass
[[Zebstrika]Electric20%34-36Dark Grass
AudinoNormal85%30-33Shaking Grass
EmolgaElectric/Flying10%31Shaking Grass
UnfezantNormal/Flying5%33Shaking Grass
WINTER ONLY
CubchooIce25%30-33Tall Grass
TranquillNormal/Flying10%30Tall Grass
WatchogNormal10%31Tall Grass
CubchooIce25%33-36Dark Grass
TranquillNormal/Flying10%33Dark Grass
WatchogNormal10%34Dark Grass
ALL OTHER SEASONS
TranquillNormal/Flying30%30-32Tall Grass
WatchogNormal15%31-33Tall Grass
TranquillNormal/Flying30%33-35Dark Grass
WatchogNormal15%34-36Dark Grass

Move north until you reach the stairs leading west. Go up them and follow the path. Move past the first person over to the man wearing the red bandanna. He'll challenge you to a battle.

Trainer Battle: Pokemon Breeder Mitsuteru
PokemonLevelType
Ducklett34Water/Flying
Tranquill34Normal/Flying
Reward:$1088

Note: Upon re-entering this area at any time, this Pokemon Breeder will once again be willing to battle. Be aware of this. If you want to avoid it, use the walkway to his east.

Continue on and move down the steps. To your south-east you'll see a Youngster moving around in the very tall grass. Move into the grass and move into his vision to make him challenge you. It's a Rotation Battle!

Rotation Battle: Youngster Tomohiko
PokemonLevelType
Stoutland33Normal
Deerling33Normal/Grass
Deerling33Normal/Grass
Reward:$528

Move east past the Youngster to reach a small gap in the tall grass with two items. One is a Zinc and the other actually a Foongus! We were tricked!

Wild Pokemon Battle
PokemonLevelType
Foongus36Grass/Poison

Move back west to the path and continue north. Head into the shack when you reach it. Inside is a Hiker looking for an Emolga. If you trade one with him, he'll trade you a Gigalith. Once you're done in here, head back outside and move up the ramp onto the thin raised walkway. Follow it east and move down the ramp there. You'll have skipped over the tall grass. Make sure you don't stop for too long whilst you're on it or you'll fall off. Once you're on the other side, move over to the Lass and battle her. It's a triple battle!

Triple Battle: Lass Misato
PokemonLevelType
Ducklett33Water/Flying
Unfezant33Normal/Flying
Ducklett33Water/Flying

Once the Lass is defeated, continue along the path north. You'll reach a Nursery Aide. Feel free to battle her.

Trainer Battle: Nursery Aide Honami
PokemonLevelType
Cleffa34Normal
Cinccino34Normal
Reward:$1360

Now move north. You'll see a Preschooler moving around in the tall grass to your left. Head in and challenge him to a fight.

Trainer Battle: Preschooler Gonta
PokemonLevelType
Sunflora34Grass
Reward:$136

Once defeated, head west over to the small clearing with the item in it. Grab the Leaf Stone. Now head north. There's what seems to be another item here, but it's actually just a second Foongus pretending to be an item.

Wild Pokemon Battle
PokemonLevelType
Foongus36Grass/Poison

Move north, over to the entrance to the Celestial Tower. Now move around the right side of it over to the back. Turn on your Dowsing MCHN and find the TinyMushroom here. If you want to, you can head into Celestial Tower now, but there's still a fair bit to do in Route 7 first!

Take the path back south. You'll see tall grass to your east. As soon as you do, head into the tall grass. You'll reach a second Preschooler who's also looking to whoop some ass.

Trainer Battle: Preschooler Chiko
PokemonLevelType
Darumaka34Fire
Reward:$136

Head past Chiko and grab the Elixir behind her. Head back to the path and continue back south. Move back south until you reach the ramp leading up onto the walkway taking you north, then east. Move up onto it and follow it to the other side. Check the rock in front of the shack to find a Revive. Head into the shack.

Talk to the woman sitting on the mat in front of the TV at any time to heal your Pokemon. Talk to the old, bald man. If you meet a requirement (something to do with '30', probably the number of caught Pokemon) he'll tell you first about Tornadus, then Thundurus if you meet a second requirement, and if you meet a third one, Landorus. Some of their data will be added to your Pokedex. These three Pokemon form the Kami Trio, a group of Legendary Pokemon. The other two people here are boring, so leave once you're ready.

Move east up the stairs. You will be stopped by a call from your Mom. You'll chat and the call will end. Continue north and move in front of the twins. They'll challenge you to a Double Battle.

Double Battle: Twins Saya and Sayo
PokemonLevelType
Seviper33Poison
Zangoose33Normal
Reward:$528

Move onto the walkway with its ramp to your south. Move along it until you move next to the Harlequin. He'll challenge you to a battle.

Trainer Battle: Harlequin Pat
PokemonLevelType
Baltoy35Ground/Psychic
Reward:$1120

As soon as you finish the battle, keep moving along the walkway so that you don't fall off. Continue to the eastern ramp and head down it. Grab the item here, TM81 - X-Scissor. Head back over the walkway to where the Twins are. Move north onto the ramp there. Move along it to the next Harlequin.

Trainer Battle: Harlequin Shohei
PokemonLevelType
Baltoy35Ground/Psychic
Reward:$1120

From there, you can continue along the walkway to the other side. If you do, you can continue north into Twist Mountain. Unfortunately, there's a man guarding the entrance who won't let you move past for quite a while yet, so you may as well head back. You can now either head into the Celestial Tower or head back to Mistralton City to challenge the Mistralton City Gym. It's assumed that you're heading into Celestial Tower. As before, you're free to skip ahead to the Gym.

Celestial Tower 1F

PokemonTypeChance of EncounterPossible LevelsFound In
LitwickGhost/Fire100%27-30Anywhere

You'll find Professor Juniper at the centre of the first floor of the Celestial Tower. Talk to her and she'll give you a Lucky Egg. Now head up the stairs to 2F.

Celestial Tower 2F

PokemonTypeChance of EncounterPossible LevelsFound In
ElgyemPsychic25%30-32Anywhere
GolbatPoison/Flying5%31Anywhere
LitwickGhost/Fire80%28-31Anywhere

Move north-west through the gravestone over to the first trainer, a Psychic.

Trainer Battle: Psychic Reika
PokemonLevelType
Musharna36Psychic
Reward:$1152

Continue north-west and grab the Hyper Potion on the west side of the room. Move east over to the School Kid guarding an item on the ground. Move in front of her to challenge her to a battle.

Trainer Battle: School Kid Momoko
PokemonLevelType
Litwick35Ghost/Fire
Reward:$700

Move through and grab the item, TM61 - Will-O-Wisp. Head towards the stairs leading to the next floor. Battle the Pokefan just before them.

Trainer Battle: Pokefan Kenjiro
PokemonLevelType
Clefairy35Normal
Reward:$2240

Head up the stairs to 3F.

Celestial Tower 3F

PokemonTypeChance of EncounterPossible LevelsFound In
ElgyemPsychic15%30-31Anywhere
GolbatPoison/Flying10%32Anywhere
LitwickGhost/Fire65%29-32Anywhere

Move east, then south then west over to the female Pokefan. Battle her.

Trainer Battle: Pokefan Teiko
PokemonLevelType
Cubchoo35Ice
Reward:$2240

Move south to the Psychic pacing back and forth. Another battle.

Trainer Battle: Psychic Yuma
PokemonLevelType
Espeon36Psychic
Reward:$1152

Head west and grab the Revive. Now move back east and battle the next Psychic. If you really need to heal soon, move south and skip ahead to the Nurse battle first. But if not, fight the Psychic first.

Trainer Battle: Psychic Reiji
PokemonLevelType
Elgyem35Psychic
Duosion35Psychic
Reward:$1120

Now move south and battle the Nurse, if you haven't already.

Trainer Battle: Nurse Yukako
PokemonLevelType
Leavanny35Bug/Grass
Reward:$1400

Have the Nurse heal your Pokemon, then move up the stairs to your west. Feel free to backtrack and heal your Pokemon here whenever you need.

Celestial Tower 4F

PokemonTypeChance of EncounterPossible LevelsFound In
ElgyemPsychic40%30-33Anywhere
GolbatPoison/Flying20%33Anywhere
LitwickGhost/Fire40%30-33Anywhere

Move north-west and take on the Socialite.

Trainer Battle: Socialite Grace
PokemonLevelType
Roselia35Grass/Poison
Reward:$7000

Head north, then west and grab the PP Up! Move over and battle the Gentleman to your north-east.

Trainer Battle: Gentleman Daniel
PokemonLevelType
Umbreon35Dark
Reward:$7000

Continue east over to the Psychic.

Trainer Battle: Psychic Yumi
PokemonLevelType
Yamask35Ghost
Gothorita35Psychic
Reward:$1120

Grab the item, the TM65 - Shadow Claw to the east of the Psychic. Head over to the stairs on the north side of the room and move up them.

Celestial Tower 5F

PokemonTypeChance of EncounterPossible LevelsFound In
No Pokemon Found On This Floor

Move south-west over to the foot of the steps leading north. Continue around to the west side of the platform and turn your Dowsing MCHN on. Find the hidden Ghost Gem then move back to the foot of the steps and move up onto the platform with the bell. Move up to the bell and select 'Yes' to ring the bell if you want. It doesn't do anything at the moment. Once you're done, walk down to 1F and leave. Guess what? It's time to head to the Gym!

Gym Information

Type: Flying

Leader: Skyla

Recommended Team:

  • Electric-types!
  • Water-types
  • Fire-types
  • Ice-types
  • Definitely not Ground-types
  • Not Grass-, Bug- or Fighting-types
  • Not Poison-, Rock- or Steel-types
  • Any other type is fine

Once you're inside, move forward. A sudden gust of wind will pick up and Clyde will fly towards you from off-screen, bumping into you. He'll then procede to hand you a Fresh Water and provide you with some tips. He'll step aside and explain that there are wind turbines at the back of the Gym which periodically blow stronger and weaker. When they're blowing strongly, you'll be blown back toward the beginning of the Gym unless you're stopped by a wall. If you're standing on the green behind a wall, this means your safe from the wind and won't be pushed back.

The idea is to run from safe zone to safe zone when the wind is weak, then wait it out when it's strong. If you need to heal yourself at any time, simply use the wind to blow you back to the start of the Gym, then exit.

Move down the ramp and walk along the green safe zone. Wait until after the wind kicks up then, when it dies down, run north-east and have the Pilot there challenge you before the wind blows strongly.

Gym Member Battle: Pilot Kakuru
PokemonLevelType
Swoobat37Psychic/Flying
Reward:$2220

Immediately after the Pilot's defeated, move around him and stand in front of the wall. Even when the wind blows it won't be able to push you any further back. Once it dies down, sprint north and wait in the safe zone there. Once it dies down again, sprint south, then west into the next safe zone. Wait.

Continue south-west when you can. Wait at the next safe zone, or let yourself be blown to the back left wall of the gym where the Pilot is to initiate a battle.

Gym Member Battle: Pilot Canard
PokemonLevelType
Sigilyph37Psychic/Flying
Reward:$2220

From there, head north back up to the safe zone. Wait for the wind to die down, the move around and run north up to the next safe zone. Run east and move into the zone before the wind picks up. After it dies down again, move west then north. You'll reach another safe zone. You can stand on the very edge of it without having to battle the Pilot, but feel free to move further in to challenge him.

Gym Member Battle: Pilot Aileron
PokemonLevelType
Archen36Rock/Flying
Unfezant36Normal/Flying
Reward:$2160

Follow the snaking path east until you reach the Pilot in front of the wall to your south. Move in front of him to make him challenge you.

Gym Member Battle: Pilot Tsubasa
PokemonLevelType
Unfezant37Normal/Flying
Reward:$2220

Continue east, then north to the next safe zone. Wait, then run north, then west as soon as you can. Continue until you see the safe zone to your north, then run over and hide there. From there, take the thin path third from the top (second from the bottom) leading east. Run as far along it as you can before you're blown back against the wall to your south. You should get far enough that you move into the wall with the Pilot standing facing east along it. Battle time!

Gym Member Battle: Pilot Yoshiaki
PokemonLevelType
Ducklett36Water/Flying
Swoobat36Psychic/Flying
Reward:$2160

That was the last Gym Member before Skyla. Now head north along the thin path until you reach the red floor. This is safe from the wind. Follow it around to Skyla. Talk to her to begin the battle for your 6th Gym Badge!

Gym Leader Battle! Leader Skyla
PokemonLevelTypeMove 1Move 2Move 3Move 4
Swoobat37Psychic/FlyingAssuranceHeart StampAttractAcrobatics
Skarmory37Steel/FlyingAgilityFury AttackAir CutterSteel Wing
Swanna38Water/FlyingBubbleBeamFeatherDanceAir SlashRoost
Reward:$4680

The type match-ups here can be a pain, but won't be at all as long as you know what you're doing. Obviously, no Grass-, Bug- or Fighting-types. Oh, and definitely no Ground-types. Poison- and Rock- types won't do exceptionally well here (Psychic's strong against Poison and Water's strong against Rock, which is weak against Steel). Steel- is also a little above average against Swoobat and Skarmory and weak against Swanna. Electric-types, against Swoobat and especially against Swanna, will work wonders here. Electric-types will only do average damage to Skarmory, due to it being a Steel-type. Fire and Water are the way to go against Skarmory. Ice, if you have one, will do some nice damage to Swoobat if you're struggling against it.

Skyla will begin with Swoobat. Use an Ice- or Electric-type if you have them, unless you feel that you'll need to save them for later on. If you, just use neutral types (Normal-type for example), as Swoobat isn't all that hard. Seriously, just keep damaging it. If you can force Skyla to use her Hyper Potion, it'll help you. Continue until it's defeated.

If Swanna is used second, pull out that Electric-type and own it! Electric-type moves, especially from an Electric-type Pokemon will do huge damage! Plaster the Pokemon then get ready for Skarmory. The Swanna does have a Sitrus Berry, so if its health gets low, it'll heal itself.

If Skarmory is used before Swanna, use your Fire- and Water-types and damage it as quickly as possible. Keep your Electric-type for Swanna. If you have trouble, just make do using neutral types or use one of them as a meatshield while you Revive and heal your Water- and Fire-types. Same goes for your Electric-types when you're up against Swanna.

Whoever's last, go all out with the types advised above, depending on the Pokemon. Use your other Pokemon as meatshields to heal those Pokemon if you need and just keep chipping away until they're done for. Once they're all defeated, you've obviously won! Personally, I didn't find this battle all that hard, but make sure you're really taking advantage of type match-ups. As usual, status ailments will help you reach this point.

Once Skyla's beaten, you'll receive the Jet Badge! She'll also give you TM62 - Acrobatics! She doesn't have much else to say, so once you're done talking, move out of the red room onto the ledge directly to Skyla's south. This will allow you to be blown straight back to the beginning of the Gym, and out the door!

Whoops! Looks like she did have more to say! She'll come out and talk to you and Professor Juniper will suddenly appear. She'll talk, she'll leave, Skyla will talk, Skyla will leave. Head back to the Pokemon Center and heal your Pokemon.

Head back into the house north of the Pokemon Center. There will be a Youngster here, in orange. Talk to him and he'll tell you to find his treasure! Head to the runway. Move down the very south-west corner of the runway to find his treasure, TM40 containing Aerial Ace. Cool! The Youngster and Lass from the house will appear. They'll allow you to keep it and leave.

If you haven't yet explored the Celestial Tower and rung the bell at the top, head there now via Route 7 and do so. You need to do this before you can continue on. Once you're done, or if you already have, head into the Mistralton Cargo Service building in Mistralton.

Skyla and Juniper will be waiting inside. Talk to Skyla and she'll ask if you'd wish to be flown to Lentimas Town in the east! When you're ready, answer 'Yes'! Bianca will appear after you do and will have a reunion with Professor Juniper. Awwww. After that, you'll get to watch the cutscene as you fly off into the distance, over half of Unova to Lentimas!