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Pokemon X and Y
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Daniel Chaviers
Editor(s): Andrew Mills
First Published: 01-11-2013 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 28-03-2018 / 21:19 GMT
Version: 1.3 (????) 14-11-2018 / 03:45 GMT

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To Gym 1

Santalune Forest

Pokemon Found in Tall Grass

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
Caterpie Bug 10% (X ver.), 20% (Y ver.)
Fletchling Normal/Flying 10%
Panpour Water 10%
Pansage Grass 10%
Pansear Fire 10%
Pikachu Electric 6%
Scatterbug Bug 20%
Weedle Bug/Poison 20% (X ver.), 10% (Y ver.)
Kakuna Bug/Poison 4% (X version)
Metapod Bug 4% (Y version)

Routes and dungeons are often littered with items, some hidden or in out-of-the-way areas.

Once inside, starting walking and Shauna will come up behind you and tell you that she wants to travel with you. She offers to heal your Pokémon whenever you face and talk with her, so no need to complain! Get her to heal them straight away then begin exploring.

Let’s head west first. Continue that way past a person and into the tall grass; where in the corner you’ll see an item. Pick it up to find an Antidote . Head back out of the grass and head north. You’ll find another item nearby. Go over and pick it up too. It’s a Potion .

Now head back to the entrance and head east. You’ll find an item on the pathway. It’s another Potion . At this stage, you can never have enough Potions! Follow the path and you’ll run into the friends you made earlier. Feel free to speak with them if you want, although there’s no need. Once you’re good, keep going.

Shauna will stop you after a little while and show you how to find hidden items, giving you the Paralyze Heal she found. Good catch! Go north and you’ll find a youngster there. Feel free to talk with him and have him challenge you to a battle.

Trainer Battle: Youngster Joey

Scatterbug is weak to Fire and strong against Grass.

Pokémon Level Type
Scatterbug 3 Bug
Fletchling 3 Flying

Once he’s defeated, head west then south, through the grass. Follow the path along until you see your rival. When you do, speak with her and she’ll give you one more Poké Ball . Yay! Continue on and you’ll bump into a battle-hungry Lass. Whoa, she’s got herself a Pikachu; lucky!

Tip #004: Pokémon Rarity

Veterans will know this, but some Pokémon are harder to find than others. In this area, you’ll be quite lucky to stumble upon Pikachu or the three elemental monkeys - any of these would be great additions to your team too, so well worth rummaging through the long grass for.

Trainer Battle: Lass Anna

Pokémon Level Type
Pikachu 5 Electric

Once she’s done for keep going south. You’ll see another Lass. Let’s do this!

Trainer Battle: Lass Lise

Pokémon Level Type
Weedle 2 Bug/Poison
Bunnelby 4 Normal

You can catch Fire, Grass and Water-type monkeys in this forest.

Continue past her down the thin path to your east. You’ll find a Poké Ball at the end. Sweet. Head back and continue on. In the next lot of tall grass you’ll find a Potion . Snatch it up and head north.

Once your out of the tall grass make sure to get Shauna to heal you as you won’t get another chance for a while. Keep heading north then and you’ll eventually arrive at the end of the forest. Your friends will catch up and you’ll be able to head into Route 3! Good progress.


Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Pokemon Company International
  • Platforms
    Nintendo 3DS
  • Genre
    Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    1 November 2013
  • Last Updated
    28 March 2018
  • Guide Author
    Daniel Chaviers

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