Note: On Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, National Park is home to the Bug- Catching Contest speak tot he gatekeepers at either of the entrances to the park. Continue, making your way through the groups of trainers, until you see a cave opening. Headbutt is a good attack for the time being, so teach it to a Pokemon you use often. As well as getting a prize, you also get to keep the Pokemon you caught, so be sure to enter when you can. Both are good Grass types, especially Oddish. You can trade them for Machop in a bit, which will prove useful in the next gym. His three Pokemon are level 12-16.
Oddish and Paras can be found by walking around. Be sure to trade phone numbers with Arnie, as he? Then head inside the house, and speak to the guy in there for another. Fury Cutter grows stronger with each consecutive use, so if he uses it too many times, you? Follow it around the corner and enter the bike shop at the end. The Clefairy mostly uses Metronome, which usually poses little threat, but can be devastating if it gets lucky. The trainers mostly have Rock types, so use Pokemon that can damage them.
The only thing that signifies me not having firered is that my onix evolved into a steelix. Enter the Pokecenter at the end of this route, and a fishing guru inside will give you an Old Rod. When you win, the trainer will rush off. Bugsy however, is a different matter. Cyndaquil is weaker in the first gym, but after that, he? If you need to, use the Pokecenter in Cherrygrove City, and then battle some more.
If you like, before you leave Goldenrod, you can head to the Game Corner and try to win some prizes. Crystal players can also search here at morning to find wild Phanpy. He has a L7 Pidgey, and a L9 Pidgeotto. Todd will call you when the Goldenrod Department Store is having a sale, and Gina will call you to give you a Leaf Stone. If you leveled up the Machop, you shouldn? You then search for a Pokemon in the grass, and try to catch the best one.
Points are awarded for how rare the Pokemon is, and it? Now enter Violet City to the west. The underlings here are nowhere near as tough as Whitney, so don? If you do decide to do some training here, remember to use the Pokecenter in Cherrygrove when needed. When all the Team Rocket members are defeated, you? Head south, and battle some wild Pokemon. The path is clear, so proceed north. The gym leader here is Falkner, and he specializes in Flying type Pokemon.
The woman on the bench in the south-east will give you Quick Claw, which gives slow Pokemon a one-in-three chance of attacking first. It proves to be incredibly useful against most types you? Be sure to catch a Ditto; their ability to breed with anything make them one of the game? Points can be redeemed for excellent prizes. In battle, it lowers the opponent? Teach it to a Ground type you plan on using regularly. Then head to the north-east and look for a missing rung in the fence. Also on this floor is a boy who? Next, heal your Pokemon at the Pokecenter if you need to, otherwise walk on and head north.
Position yourself next to it and press A to startle it and make it run away. If you need to level up your Pokemon some more, or you want to catch more Pokemon, enter it. You take in one of your Pokemon and 20 Park Balls. Keep walking north until you reach Mr. If you started with Cyndaquil, you? Speak to the guy behind the counter, and he? After a few days the Pokémon will heal automatically, and will have a small dot on his stat page.
The bike allows you to travel at double your normal speed, so assign it to the select button, in order to select it faster. When you win, speak to the trainer close to Whitney before speaking to Whitney again. Choose whichever Pokemon you want in the end, it all comes down to preference , and receive a Potion from Elm? Battle the four members of Team Rocket using Pokemon that can handle Poison types, which they commonly use. Kurt has fell and hurt his back, so you? This is a good attack that does both damage and reduces the opponent? Make sure your Pokemon are at around level 15 in order to beat Bugsy though. Attract is useful when taught to a female Pokemon with good staying power. Togepi is, to be quite blunt, crap, even when it evolves, so once it hatches, and is added to your Pokedex, deposit it and never use it.