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Dragonspiral Tower

Background

A looming, towering structure from a bygone era. Said to be the oldest tower in Unova; nobody knows of its history. But if its name is any clue, it’s bound to be related to dragons.

Pokemon Encounters

Entrance

Name Type Location Encounter Rate
"Tranquill" IconTranquill (except winter) Normal/Flying Tall grass 30%
"Vanillite" IconVanillite (winter only) Ice Tall grass 30%
"Deerling" IconDeerling (all forms) Normal/Grass Tall grass 30%
"Mienfoo" IconMienfoo Fighting Tall/Dark grass 30%
"Druddigon" IconDruddigon (except winter) Dragon Tall grass 10%
"Cubchoo" IconCubchoo (winter only) Ice Tall grass 10%
"Vanillish" IconVanillish (winter only) Ice Dark grass 30%
"Sawsbuck" IconSawsbuck (winter only) Normal/Grass Dark grass 30%
"Beartic" IconBeartic (winter only) Ice Dark grass 10%
"Audino" IconAudino Normal Shaking grass 85%, 90% (in Winter)
"Emolga" IconEmolga Electric/Flying Shaking grass 10%
"Unfezant" IconUnfezant (except winter) Normal/Flying Shaking grass 5%

Outside

Name Type Location Encounter Rate
"Tranquill" IconTranquill (except winter) Normal/Flying Tall/Dark grass 30%
"Vanillite" IconVanillite (winter only) Ice Tall grass 30%
"Deerling" IconDeerling (all forms) Normal/Grass Tall grass 30%
"Mienfoo" IconMienfoo Fighting Tall/Dark grass 30%
"Druddigon" IconDruddigon (except winter) Dragon Tall/Dark grass 10%
"Cubchoo" IconCubchoo (winter only) Ice Tall grass 10%
"Vanillish" IconVanillish (winter only) Ice Dark grass 30%
"Sawsbuck" IconSawsbuck (winter only) Normal/Grass Dark grass 30%
"Beartic" IconBeartic (winter only) Ice Dark grass 10%
"Audino" IconAudino Normal Shaking grass 85%, 90% (in Winter)
"Emolga" IconEmolga Electric/Flying Shaking grass 10%
"Unfezant" IconUnfezant (except winter) Normal/Flying Shaking grass 2.5%
Name Type Location Encounter Rate
Red "Basculin" IconBasculin (B) Water Surf/Super Rod 100%
Blue "Basculin" IconBasculin (W) Water Surf/Super Rod 100%
"Dratini" IconDratini Dragon Super Rod 65%, 60% (Rippling water)
"Dragonair" IconDragonair Dragon Super Rod 5%, 9% (Rippling water)
"Dragonite" IconDragonite Dragon/Flying Super Rod 1% (Rippling water)

Inside

Name Type Location Encounter Rate
"Golett" IconGolett Ground/Ghost 1F/2F 50% (1F), 100% (2F)
"Druddigon" IconDruddigon Dragon 1F 30%
"Mienfoo" IconMienfoo Fighting 1F 20%
"Reshiram" IconReshiram Dragon/Fire Top Special Legendary
"Zekrom" IconZekrom Dragon/Electric Top Special Legendary

Items

Items
Old Gateau, Nugget, TM63 Embargo, Heart Scale, Hyper Potion, Stardust, Shiny Stone, Dragon Fang, Stardust, Star Piece, Revive, Max Elixir

Points of Interest

  • Just before the entrance to the tower itself, you can Surf into the water from the gap in the pillars to the right of the bridge. On the other side, you can find additional items, plus two Ace Trainers to combat.

Guide

It's really easy to miss, but you can Surf past the broken pillar on the right.

Head toward the tower and Bianca will catch up when you meet the Professor’s father again, he will give you Old Gateau after a quick talk. We’re not going to ponder on why he had cake in his pockets for too long.

Once you’re ready, run forward through the entrance and then into the tower. Follow the path to the left and feel the tower shake, head up. Head left around the fallen pillar and follow the path in an upside-down U. Once at the ‘dead end’ run up the damaged pillar and then follow the bridge to the left and take the exit.

Welcome to a jumpy puzzle, every time you hit a jump you’ll be unable to return and stuck on your chosen path. The route you need to take is down, bottom path, bottom path, up, and then simply run left and up the stairs.

You’ve caught up with Team Plasma! Leave Cheren to struggle with these first guys and head down to find your own fight.

Trainer Battle: Team Plasma Grunt

Pokemon Level Type
"Watchog" IconWatchog 34 Normal

Trainer Battle: Team Plasma Grunt

Pokemon Level Type
"Liepard" IconLiepard 34 Dark

Trainer Battle: Team Plasma Grunt

Pokemon Level Type
"Scraggy" IconScraggy 34 Dark/Fighting

Trainer Battle: Team Plasma Grunt

Pokemon Level Type
"Liepard" IconLiepard 33 Dark
"Liepard" IconLiepard 33 Dark

Trainer Battle: Team Plasma Grunt

Pokemon Level Type
"Watchog" IconWatchog 32 Normal
"Scraggy" IconScraggy 32 Dark/Fighting
"Krokorok" IconKrokorok 32 Ground/Dark

Ores such as Stardust can be sold to the gentleman in Icirrus City's Pokemon Centre.

With the grunts dealt with, head up the next staircase.

In this room, dubbed the ‘rotating room’, you need to navigate a simple puzzle by taking the correct one way jumps. Run right, up, right, up, left, up when you come to the bridge, right taking the jump, then down, left, down, right, down, then finally head left and up the stairs.

Follow the path around and you’ll soon confront Team Plasma in four fights with no down time, the scoundrels.

Trainer Battle: Team Plasma Grunt

Pokemon Level Type
"Watchog" IconWatchog 33 Normal
"Krokorok" IconKrokorok 33 Ground/Dark

Trainer Battle: Team Plasma Grunt

Pokemon Level Type
"Krokorok" IconKrokorok 34 Ground/Dark

Trainer Battle: Team Plasma Grunt

Pokemon Level Type
"Trubbish" IconTrubbish 33 Poison
"Liepard" IconLiepard 33 Dark

Trainer Battle: Team Plasma Grunt

Pokemon Level Type
"Watchog" IconWatchog 34 Normal

With them dispatched, head south and up the stairway. You’ll now get to meet a legendary Pokémon in the guise of "Zekrom" IconZekrom or "Reshiram" IconReshiram, depending on your version. The meeting is swift however as N has tamed the beast! You will then be escorted outside the tower.

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Guide Information
  • Publisher
    Pokemon Company International
  • Platforms,
    DS
  • Genre
    RPG
  • Guide Release
    30 May 2011
  • Last Updated
    21 February 2021
  • Guide Author
    Daniel Chaviers

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