Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Strategy Guide

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Pokemon Company International
  • Platforms
    Nintendo 3DS
  • Genre
    Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    28 November 2014
  • Last Updated
    28 March 2018
  • Guide Author
    Vincent Lau

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Optional - Route 117

Passionate Pokémon breeders cycle back and forth on this route to hatch their Pokémon eggs.

Recommended Level : 18-20

Pokémon Encounters

Name Type Location Encounter Rate
Illumise Bug Grass 20%
Marill Water/Fairy Grass/Horde 15%, 5% (Horde)
Oddish Grass/Poison Grass/Horde 10%, 60% (Horde with Zigzagoon)
Roselia Grass/Poison Grass/Horde 20%, 35% (Horde)
Surskit Water/Bug Grass 1%
Volbeat Bug Grass 20%
Zigzagoon Normal Grass/Horde 30%, 60% (Horde with Oddish)

Local Trainers Pokémon

Name Money Party
Triathlete Dylan 720 Doduo Lv. 18
Teammates Anna and Meg 864 Makuhita Lv. 18, Zigzagoon Lv. 17
Pokémon Breeder Lydia 680 Wingull Lv. 17, Azurill Lv. 17, Goldeen Lv. 17, Shroomish Lv. 17, Skitty Lv. 17, Budew Lv. 17
Bug Maniac Derek 420 Nincada Lv. 15, Dustox Lv. 15, Beautifly Lv. 15
Pokémon Breeder Isaac 680 Whismur Lv. 17, Taillow Lv. 17, Zigzagoon Lv. 17, Aron Lv. 17, Makuhita Lv. 17, Poochyena Lv. 17

Pokémon Evaluations

There’s not a lot good here. The main features are Roselia and Marill. Roselia makes for a decent Grass Pokémon if you lack one right now (we prefer Breloom or Grovyle), and Marill makes for a great Water Pokémon if you can get Huge Power on it.

Huge Power doubles its offensive power output with physical moves, which makes it very lethal at times. That boost considered, it’s like Azumarill - its evolution - would have a base 102 Attack, which is fairly high.

The main purpose of the Day Care is to produce Pokémon babies.

Immediately as you enter the Route, note that, to the north, is the Day Care.

The Day Care allows you to keep Pokémon there so that they will grow without you battling. Additionally, if two opposite-gender Pokémon of the same Egg Group are there, they will lay an Egg usually of the female’s species! The details are in the section Pokémon Breeding .

If you go west of the Day Care, you’ll find a Triathlete to fight. Return to the Day Care, then go south and then west for a Double Battle. Nearby will be four bushels of Pinap Berries , so grab a few. Go west and northwest from there to battle a Pokémon Breeder, then a Bug Maniac.

Once you defeat the latter, go northwest and Cut down the tree and go along the grassy path to find a Revive . Return to the main Route and go south and through the grassy patch to find a Great Ball .

Next, go north and west and into the flower patch. Go along the southwestern path from it and you’ll find a Mawilite at the end, the Mega Stone which will allow Mawile to Mega Evolve later on in the game.

Return to Route 117 proper and battle the other Pokémon Breeder to the north, then go west to Verdanturf.