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Cerulean City Gym

By
Vincent Lau

Naturally the Water-type Gym is a giant swimming pool.

Here we are at Gym number 2! As you come in, you’ll be stopped by the same guy at the entrance of the Pewter City Gym. This time, he won’t let you in unless you show him a Pokémon that’s at least Level 15. Surely, you must have one of those? If not, you’ll probably want to return to Route 24 and 25 and catch some more wild Pokémon for experience.

From the entrance, step forward onto the glossy platforms. Towards the left is a female swimmer who will swim down to you if you enter her line of vision. There’s no way to get around her without a fight, so get your Water-busting Pokémon ready!

Beauty Lily

Pokémon Level Type
Goldeen 16 Water

We’re going to assume you’ve brought a Grass or Electric-type. Or if your partner is Eevee, it has Buzzy Buzz in its moveset. If so, go nuts. Ironically, this Goldeen doesn’t have Water-type moves, but it does have the Flying-type Peck. It shouldn’t do a lot of damage regardless.

From here, you have the choice of avoiding the next two trainers. If avoiding’s your game, instead of going straight up along the middle path, you’ll want to go around and up the side paths in a Z or 2 shape. Basically, you want the swimmers along the side to be outside of your view (and thus their view).

Beauty Violet

Pokémon Level Type
Shellder 16 Water

Another Water-type, so nothing too complicated. This one does have Ice Shard, which is an Ice-type move that always goes first (unless your Pokémon is faster and uses a similar move). But even if you’re leading with a Grass-type, so long as its healthy, it should survive Shellder.

Beauty Daisy

Pokémon Level Type
Seel 16 Water

The final Gym trainer has a Seel that knows Aqua Jet. Like Ice Shard, this is a move that always goes first (with the same caveat). But this time, since it’s a Water-type move, your opponent will gain STAB when using it. However, it’s only 50% more damage, ao shouldn’t be problematic.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Pokemon Company International
  • Platforms
    Switch
  • Genre
    RPG
  • Guide Release
    23 November 2018
  • Last Updated
    19 December 2020
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Vincent Lau

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Welcome to our strategy guide for Pokemon: Let’s Go!

  • A complete walkthrough with strategies to defeat all the Kanto Gym Leaders and conquer the Pokémon League.
  • Encounter tables for all the wild Pokémon, including the rare Pokémon with undisclosed habitats in the Pokédex.
  • Explanations of all the gameplay mechanics for both beginner trainers and Pokémon Masters.
  • Where to find all the Master Trainers and hidden battles after beating the game.
  • A handy mini-Pokédex containing the key details for all 153 obtainable Pokémon and where to find them.

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