Pokemon Black and White Strategy Guide

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Pokemon Company International
  • Platforms
    Nintendo DS
  • Genre
    Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    30 May 2011
  • Last Updated
    9 February 2018
  • Guide Author
    Daniel Chaviers

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New Adventures (Part 2)

New Adventures (Part 2)

Route 13 (Part 1)

Route 13

Background

A seaside route famed for its sandbars that connect the land between the ocean.

Pokemon Encounters

Name Type Location Encounter Rate
Golbat Poison/Flying Tall/Dark grass 15%
Tangela Grass Tall/Dark grass 25%
Swellow Normal/Flying Tall/Dark grass 20%
Lunatone Rock/Psychic Tall/Dark grass 10%
Solrock Rock/Psychic Tall/Dark grass 10%
Absol Dark Tall/Dark grass 10%
Drifblim Ghost/Flying Tall/Dark grass 10%
Crobat Poison/Flying Shaking grass 5%
Tangrowth Grass Shaking grass 5%
Audino Normal Shaking grass 80%
Emolga Electric/Flying Shaking grass 10%
Shuppet Ghost Grass swarm 40%
Name Type Location Encounter Rate
Staryu Water Surf 30%, 60% (Rippling water)
Wingull Water/Flying Surf 60%
Pelipper Water/Flying Surf 10%
Starmie Water/Psychic Surf 10% (Rippling water)
Corsola Water/Rock Surf 30% (Rippling water)
Krabby Water Super Rod 60%
Shellder Water Super Rod 30%, 60% (Rippling water)
Luvdisc Water Super Rod 5%, 30% (Rippling water)
Kingler Water Super Rod 5% (Rippling water)
Cloyster Water/Ice Super Rod 5% (Rippling water)

Items

Items
Max Ether, Razor Claw, Prism Scale, Heart Scale, Pearl String, Splash Plate, Draco Plate, Max Revive, Rare Candy, DeepSeaScale, TM29 Psychic, Electirizer, Stardust, Pearl, Gram 1, Gram 2, Gram 3, TM89 U-turn

Points of Interest

  • Near the middle of the route, where the sandbars begin, a treasure hunter will hand out a random item daily.
  • West of the treasure hunter, an old man inside a house will teach a starter Pokemon a powerful move: Frenzy Plant, Hydro Cannon or Blast Burn.

Guide

The left screen is what shows when you're standing on an item.

Note : This route is rife with hidden items; better register the Dowsing Machine!

Let’s get this straight: this route is pretty dang long, so make sure you’re sitting comfortably. If you’ve been following our guide, you can enter Route 13 by heading north from Undella Town. Start by running up through the sand, then head left up the stairs to the grassy path.

Past the signpost, there’s a Socialite who’s staring for a battle. You can either accept her challenge or just sidestep through the grass.

Trainer Battle: Socialite

Pokemon Level Type
Kricketot 64 Bug
Chimecho 64 Psychic

Not far from her is a Gentleman of high-standing (and high Level Pokemon).

Trainer Battle: Gentleman

Pokemon Level Type
Farfetch'd 64 Normal/Flying
Granbull 64 Normal

Then past him are… some kids!?

Double Battle: Twins

Pokemon Level Type
Plusle 64 Electric
Minun 64 Electric

Psychic's a blast. Remember the old days, ripping through opponents with Mewtwo?

Before long you’ll find stairs leading back down to the sand. Heading south-west, up the large flight of stairs will lead you to a boulder, which you can shove aside with Strength, and TM29 Psychic beyond. Following the sand north meanwhile will take you to the beach.

The first person you’ll encounter here is a Fisherman, who’s totally up for a battle.

Trainer Battle: Fisherman

Pokemon Level Type
Feebas 63 Water
Remoraid 63 Water
Kingler 63 Water

After you’ve sacked him, head a little north to find a Parasol Girl standing below some sunbeds. Curiously she doesn’t want a fight, so let’s use her as a reference point. From here, you can choose to take a variety of routes.

The most uneventful one is following the beach line south-east, while on land. At the very end, you can battle a Black Belt and hop over the ledge south to return to the southern gatehouse. Handy if you need healing.

Trainer Battle: Black Belt

Pokemon Level Type
Sawk 65 Fighting
Hitmonlee 65 Fighting

The next route is to Surf into the water opposite the Parasol Lady and head towards the large island to her east. Navigate to the east side of the island, then Surf back into the water to find another Fisherman hungry for a battle.

Trainer Battle: Fisherman

Pokemon Level Type
Krabby 64 Water
Octillery 64 Water