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Pokémon: Black and White
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Daniel Chaviers
First Published: 30-05-2011 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 01-11-2019 / 16:05 GMT
Version: 1.0 (????) 10-04-2020 / 05:49 GMT

Pokémon: Black and White Guide

5 months ago · Guide Information

Gym 1

Route 2

Route 2


There isn’t much to this second walkway, and nothing much to draw you back at a later point in the game. The lure of a rare Audino is about all this simple grass path has going for it.

Pokemon Encounters

Name Type Location Encounter Rate
Patrat Normal Tall grass 50%
Lillipup Normal Tall grass 50%
Purrloin Dark Tall grass 40%
Audino Normal Shaking grass 100%
Wynaut Psychic Swarm 36%


Obtainable now
Potion, Poké Ball
Cut required Strength required
Super Potion, Great Ball Rare Candy


Wander outside and before long you’ll get a call from your mum who will come to you and grant you the Running Shoes . Hold B to run and get around quicker!

Once you've got the Running Shoes, there's no going back. B button all the way!

Head up the grass to the left and you’ll meet a trainer…

Trainer Battle: Youngster

Pokemon Level Type
Patrat 7 Normal

Continue to follow this linear route and before long you’ll have to fight another trainer…

Trainer Battle: Lass

Pokemon Level Type
Purrloin 7 Dark

Once you’ve wandered right you’ll find some tall grass through which you can continue heading north. The trainer here can be avoided if you’re feeling weak. Otherwise, let him have some.

Trainer Battle: Youngster

Pokemon Level Type
Lillipup 7 Normal

Just before you reach town you’ll be greeted by a friendly face…

Trainer Battle: Bianca

You will find yourself tested by Bianca numerous times throughout your adventure.

Pokemon Level Type Note
Lillipup 6 Normal -
Snivy 7 Grass Only if you picked Tepig
Tepig 7 Fire Only if you picked Oshawott
Oshawott 7 Water Only if you picked Snivy

Teach her a thing or two about super effective attacks and continue heading north to reach your destination.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Pokemon Company International
  • Platforms
  • Genre
  • Guide Release
    30 May 2011
  • Last Updated
    1 November 2019
  • Guide Author
    Daniel Chaviers

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