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Pokémon: X & Y
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Daniel Chaviers
Editor(s): Andrew Mills
First Published: 01-11-2013 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 21-05-2020 / 19:11 GMT
Version: 1.3 (????) 26-05-2020 / 03:31 GMT

Pokémon: X & Y Guide

4 days ago · Guide Information

To Gym 1

Route 2 - Avance Trail

Pokemon Found in Tall Grass

Pokemon Type Encounter Rate
Bunnelby Normal 20%
Caterpie Bug 11% (Y version)
Fletchling Normal/Flying 20%
Pidgey Normal/Flying 14%
Scatterbug Bug 20%
Weedle Bug/Poison 11% (X version)
Zigzagoon Normal 15%

The time has arrived to begin your Pokémon collecting in earnest!

Head north and start walking through that tall grass. You'll probably end up having your first wild Pokémon battle here. Enjoy! Feel free to catch any Pokémon you see in the area, once you get Poké Balls.

Tip #003: Catching Pokémon

To catch Pokémon; you need to get them to low health without making them faint then throw a Poké Ball at them. If you're lucky; you should catch them! Otherwise, try again until you run out of Poké Balls or lose interest, whichever comes first.

Once you head past the first patch of grass, you'll run into Shauna and your rival. They'll actually show you how to catch Pokémon. Once you're done watching the tutorial; your rival will give you ten Poké Balls . Thanks!

Feel free to stroll around a bit catching Pokémon. If you didn't pick Fennekin, you should catch a Flying-type Fletching or Pidgey (preferably the former) so the first Gym isn't too much of a bother. If your Pokemon ever get too hurt; just head back into town and heal at the Pokémon Centre.

Once you're ready; continue heading north until you reach the entrance to a forest. A person's standing in front of it. If you move in front of his line of sight, he'll challenge you to a Pokémon battle, so be ready. Once you're good to go; run in front of him to start the battle!

Trainer Battle: Youngster Austin

As in previous versions of Pokémon; you're forced to battle trainers if they see you.

Pokémon Level Type
Zigzagoon 5 Normal

Once you emerge victorious; it's time to head deep into Santalune Forest. This should be fun!

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Pokemon Company International
  • Platforms
  • Genre
  • Guide Release
    1 November 2013
  • Last Updated
    21 May 2020
  • Guide Author
    Daniel Chaviers

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