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Pokemon Black and White 2
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Daniel Chaviers, Vincent Lau
First Published: 06-10-2012 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 26-11-2018 / 06:33 GMT
Version: 1.3 (????) 11-12-2018 / 14:20 GMT

Pokemon Black and White 2 Guide Guide Info

To Gym 2

Virbank Complex

Virbank Complex

Outside the Complex

Name Type Location Encounter Rate
Magnemite Electric/Steel Grass 15%
Elekid (W2) Electric Grass 15%
Magby (B2) Fire Grass 15%
Patrat Normal Grass 35%
Pidove Normal Grass 35%
Audino Normal Shaking Grass 100%
Name Type Location Encounter Rate
Frillish Water/Ghost Surf 50%
Jellicent Water/Ghost Surf (Rippling Water) 2.5%
Alomomola Water Surf (Rippling Water) 95%
Krabby Water Super Rod 30/5
Qwilfish Water/Poison Super Rod 5%
Finneon Water Super Rod 65%
Kingler Water Super Rod (Rippling Water) 10%
Lumineon Water Super Rod (Rippling Water) 30%

Head south. You’ll notice an item in the grass to your left. Go over and grab it; it turns out to be a X Accuracy . At the T-junction take the path right. Continue right to the end. Just north of the crane you’ll notice a set of steps leading down to a path running along the water.

Go down these steps. You’ll notice a man here. If you choose the top option ('Yes') when asked a question, he will take one of your Poke Balls away and give you a Great Ball ! You can only do this once though. From there, follow the path north, then west behind the buildings.

You’ll eventually run up some steps and now be in a small path between the city wall and trees. Follow this path south and east until you reach the end. There’s an item here. Press 'A' when facing right to grab the Silk Scarf . Backtrack all the way until you’re back at the T-junction.

This time take the path south until you’re actually inside the complex.

The Silk Scarf boosts the power of Normal-type moves. Not too shabby since Normal moves aren't super effective against anything.

Inside the Complex

Name Type Location Encounter Rate
Magnemite Electric/Steel Grass/Dark Grass 25%
Elekid (W2) Electric Grass/DarkGrass 25%
Magby (B2) Fire Grass/DarkGrass 25%
Patrat Normal Grass/DarkGrass 15%
Growlithe Fire Grass/Dark Grass 20%
Koffing Poison Grass/Dark Grass 15%
Audino Normal Shaking Grass 100%

If you go left between the warehouse and the wall, you’ll notice that there’s a plant blocking your path south. To get past it you need HM01, which teaches the move Cut . To get HM01 you first need to defeat Gym Leader Roxie, so it’s going to be awhile before you can just yet.

For now, run back to the main path. Head south to the bald man. Make sure you talk to him so you’re asked to defeat a couple of trainers in this area (you’ll get a reward from him at the end if you do). Continue south underneath an orange pipe.

The Youngster you’ll see here is itching for a fight. Be sure you’re prepared as he has a Lv.13 Pokemon.

Trainer Battle: Youngster

Pokemon Level Type
Lillipup 13 Normal

Once the Youngster’s down, continue south to the very bottom of the area. Here you’ll see a Lass looking out towards sea. Speak to her to initiate another battle.

Trainer Battle: Lass

Pokemon Level Type
Woobat 13 Psychic/Flying

Once the Lass has been dealt with, go north and take the steps to your left leading up to the platforms. Go north then east along the platforms. You can walk on the orange pipes connecting to other platforms, just be careful not to walk off or idle or you’ll have to find yourself back on the ground below.

Walk along the pipes to the platform to your east. From there, go to the platform to your south and take the steps down to the Worker. Talk to him for a battle.

Watch your footing! You don't want to fall down... unless it's to grab an item.

Trainer Battle: Worker

Pokemon Level Type
Magby 12 Fire
Koffing 12 Poison

After you’ve rustled the Worker, run down the second set of stairs and collect TM46 at the bottom. This TM teaches Thief . Go back up both sets of stairs and take the pipe to the platform north, then use the pipe once more to reach the northern-most platform. Talk the Worker here if you wish to verse him.

Trainer Battle: Worker

Pokemon Level Type
Patrat 12 Normal
Elekid 12 Electric

Now, take the pipe west to the platform there. Run around to the other side and take the next pipe north-west to the platform with the Youngster on it. It’s time for another battle!

Trainer Battle: Youngster

Pokemon Level Type
Patrat 13 Normal

Now hop back onto the pipe and purposely drop off. Talk to the Worker on the ground here to start yet another battle.

Trainer Battle: Worker

Pokemon Level Type
Riolu 12 Fighting
Lillipup 12 Normal

Early on, Rock Smash is a decent move, allowing you to weaken your opponent while doing damage.

Jump down the ledge to your south. Continue down until you’re out of the grass. When you’ve gone as far south as you can, move east. You’ll now be back in the main area. You’ve now battled everyone and collected everything!

Oh wait, one thing’s left! Head back to the bald man next to the tree near the beginning of the area. He’ll hand you TM94 - Rock Smash as payment for defeating a couple of the trainers here. Awesome!

The two most notable Pokemon to collect in this area are Magnemite, the only Pokemon thus far that Poison-type Pokemon are weak against. As Virbank City Gym is a Poison-type gym, it’s highly recommended that you catch a Magnemite and train it up to at least Lv.16, so that it can be used effectively against Roxie.

The other notable Pokemon is the first version exclusive! If you have Pokemon Black 2 it’s Magby and if you have Pokemon White 2 it’s Elekid! Pokemon here range from Lv.10 to Lv.13, so you can train your own Pokemon up a bit fairly easily here.

Once you’ve caught and trained all that you want to, go back to Virbank City .


Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Pokemon Company International
  • Platforms
    Nintendo 3DS
  • Genre
    Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    6 October 2012
  • Last Updated
    26 November 2018
  • Guide Author
    Daniel Chaviers, Vincent Lau

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