Pokemon Black and White Strategy Guide

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Pokemon Company International
  • Platforms
    Nintendo DS
  • Genre
  • Guide Release
    30 May 2011
  • Guide Update
    9 February 2018
  • Guide Author
    Daniel Chaviers

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Gym 5

Gym 5

Cold Storage (Outer)

Cold Storage (Outer)


The Cold Storage is a warehouse located in the southern part of Driftveil City. True to its name, it’s absolutely frigid inside, with unhealthy layers of frozen water, which causes trainers to slide non-stop in one direction until they crash into something.

Pokemon Encounters

Name Type Location Encounter Rate
Herdier Normal Tall/Dark grass 35%
Timburr Fighting Tall/Dark grass 20%
Minccino Normal Tall/Dark grass 15%
Vanillite Ice Tall/Dark grass 30%
Stoutland Normal Shaking grass 5%
Audino Normal Shaking grass 90%
Cinccino Normal Shaking grass 5%


Hyper Potion, Rocky Helmet, PP Up, Ether, Dive Ball, Protein, Heart Scale


There are trainers here to fight if you so wish but we want to head to the left and pass through a fence. Follow the path as far south as possible and talk to the man standing in front of the building here. Once you’ve had a chinwag with the worker you and Cheren are free to head inside the building.

Trainer Battle: Youngster

Pokemon Level Type
Whirlipede 24 Bug/Poison
Karrablast 24 Bug

Near the entrance, head south from the Youngster for a Rocky Helmet.

Trainer Battle: Youngster

Pokemon Level Type
Joltik 24 Bug/Electric
Dwebble 24 Bug/Rock

Trainer Battle: Worker

Pokemon Level Type
Pansage 24 Grass
Timburr 24 Fighting