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Vermilion City Gym Storyline Walkthrough & Guide

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Vermilion City Gym Storyline Walkthrough & Guide

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Vermilion City

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Battle Rival At Route 24

Battle Rival At Route 24 - Walkthrough Chart

No.Procedure
1 After leaving Cerulean City, travel to Route 24
2Battle your Rival - winning or losing won't change the story or his lineup in the future
3After the fight with your Rival, keep go through Route 24

2. Rival Has Lv.12-13 Pokemon Now

Vermilion City Gym Storyline Walkthrough & Guide

Your Rival will now have 3 Pokemon to fight you with. Remember each of their weaknesses before attempting to fight him.

2. Rival's Pokemon List:

PokemonWeakness / Most Used Moves
Pidgey IconPidgey (Lv.12)[Weakness]
- Electric
- Ice
- Rock
[Commonly Used Move]
- Gust
- Tackle
Oddish IconOddish (Lv.12) [Pikachu Ver.][Weakness]
- Fire
- Ice
- Flying
- Psychic
[Commonly Used Move]
- Poison Powder
- Acid
Bellsprout IconBellsprout (Lv.12) [Eevee Ver.][Weakness]
- Fire
- Ice
- Flying
- Psychic
[Commonly Used Move]
- Wrap
- Acid
Eevee IconEevee (Lv.13) [Pikachu Ver.][Weakness]
- Fighting
[Commonly Used Move]
- Quick Attack
- Double Kick
Pikachu IconPikachu (Lv.13) [Eevee Ver.][Weakness]
- Ground
[Commonly Used Move]
- Double Kick
- Quick Attack

2. Level Pokemon Up Near Route 24

Your Rival will have Lv.12-13 Pokemon in his roster so be sure to match his level. If you lack any, level up your Pokemon near Route 24.

Travel Through Route 24-25

Travel Through Route 24-25 - Walkthrough Chart

No.Procedure
1 Go through Route 24
2Battle 5 trainers in Route 24 in a row to receive a Nugget
3After fighting 5 trainers, proceed with battling Team Rocket
4In the northwest corner of Route 24, talk to the man, he'll give you a Charmander if you've capture 50+ Pokemon
5Head east to reach Route 25
6In route 25, keep heading east, battling the trainers you encounter
7Once you reach a house, enter it & meet Bill
8Help Bill transform back into a human and receive an SS Ticket as a reward
9OPTION: Battle with Coach Trainer to receive TM15 - Seismic Toss

4. Capture 50 Pokemon To Receive Charmander

Vermilion City Gym Storyline Walkthrough & Guide

In Route 24, you'll encounter a man who'll give you a Charmander if you've captured 50 Pokemon or more.

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9. OPTION: Defeat Coach Trainer To Get TM 15 - Seismic Toss

Vermilion City Gym Storyline Walkthrough & Guide

In Route 25, you'll meet with another Coach Trainer that you can fight as an option. Defeating him will give you the TM 15 - Seismic Toss.

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Route 5 & Underground Path

Route 5 & Underground Path - Walkthrough Chart

No.Procedure
1 Head south from Route 25 to meet your Rival near the underground path
2Listen to your Rival give you information about places with underground paths
3After this, he'll give you a Revive that's been stuck in your hair plus 2 more Revives
4In exchange, give your Rival the SS Ticket
5After talking to your Rival, head down the underground path
6Keep heading down until your reach Route 6

5~6. Head Down Underground Path To Route 6

This part of the path is easy and simple to follow. You just need to keep heading down the underground path to reach Route 6.

Route 6 & Arrival At Vermilion City

Route 6 & Arrival At Vermilion City - Walkthrough Chart

No.Procedure
1 After exiting the underground path, you'll reach Route 6
2Go through Route 6, heading down until you reach Vermilion City
3In Vermilion City, talk to Jenny to receive a Squirtle from her if you've capture 60 Pokemon or more
4Talk to the Pokemon Fan Club member & listen to their story to get a Pikachu Set

3. Get Squirtle If You've Capture 60 Pokemon Or More

Vermilion City Gym Storyline Walkthrough & Guide

To the right of the Pokemon Center, you can talk to Jenny. She'll give you a Squirtle if you've already capture 60 Pokemon or more.

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4. Receive Pikachu Set from Pokemon Fan Club Member

Vermilion City Gym Storyline Walkthrough & Guide

Find the Pokemon Fan Club member in Vermilion City and talk to them. Listen to their story & they'll give you a Pikachu Set when they're done.

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Explore S.S. Anne

Explore S.S. Anne - Walkthrough Chart

No.Procedure
1 When you're done exploring Vermilion City, head to S.S. Anne
2Show the ticket to receive a Sailor Set
3Go onboard S.S. Anne to meet with Green and your Rival
4Receive the Shalour Sable from Green
5Had to the tip of the ship's deck to increase your partner Pokemon's happiness
6To heal your Pokemon, head into the first room near the entrance of S.S. Anne
7Once you're near the Captain's Quarters, your Rival will challenge you once again
8Battle your Rival - winning or losing won't affect the outcome of the game
9After the battle with your Rival, go up the stairs to the Captain's Quarters
10Talk to the Captain to learn the Secret Technique Chop Down
11After you've explored S.S. Anne, find & talk to Mina - talk to her twice to initiate combat
12Battle and defeat her to receive a Silver Crown

8. Rival Has Lv. 20 Pokemon Already

Rival Has Lv. 20 Pokemon Already

At this stage of the game, your Rival's roster hasn't changed but their level will range from 20-21. Level your own Pokemon accordingly before battling him.

8. Rival's Pokemon List:

PokemonWeakness / Most Used Moves
Pidgeotto IconPidgeotto (Lv.20)[Weakness]
- Electric
- Ice
- Rock
[Commonly Used Move]
- Wing Attack
- Quick Attack
Oddish IconOddish (Lv.20) [Pikachu Ver.][Weakness]
- Fire
- Ice
- Flying
- Psychic
[Commonly Used Move]
- Razor Leaf
- Sleeping Powder
Bellsprout IconBellsprout (Lv.20) [Eevee Ver.][Weakness]
- Fire
- Ice
- Flying
- Psychic
[Commonly Used Move]
- Vine Whip
- Stun Spore
- Poison Powder
Eevee IconEevee (Lv.13) [Pikachu Ver.][Weakness]
- Fighting
[Commonly Used Move]
- Tacke
- Sand Attack
Pikachu IconPikachu (Lv.13) [Eevee Ver.][Weakness]
- Ground
[Commonly Used Move]
- Thunder Shock
- Thunder Wave

12. Mina Has Lv.21 Jigglypuff & Lv.22 Mr. Mime

Vermilion City Gym Storyline Walkthrough & Guide

Mina's Pokemon are a Lv.21 Jigglypuff & Lv.22 Mr. Mime. They're both hybrid Fairy Types and are weak against Poison Pokemon.

12. Mina's Pokemon List:

PokemonWeakness / Most Used Moves
Jigglypuff IconJigglypuff (Lv.21)[Weakness]
- Poison
- Ghost
- Still
[Commonly Used Move]
- Sing
- Pound
Oddish IconMr. Mime (Lv.22)[Weakness]
- Poison
- Ghost
- Still
[Commonly Used Move]
- Confusion
- Barrier

Battle Lt. Surge At Vermilion City Gym

Vermilion City

How to Challenge the Vermilion Gym Leader Lt. Surge

Learn Secret Technique Chop Down to Enter

You will to know the Secret Technique, Chop Down a tree blocking your way to be granted access to the Vermilion Gym. Use your technique on the tree blocking your way to enter.

Battle Lt. Surge At Vermilion City Gym - Walkthrough Chart

No.Procedure
1 Use your new Secret Technique Chop Down to chop the tree & enter the Gym
2Go through the electric fence puzzle to reach Lt. Surge
3Fight Lt. Surge & defeat him to receive the Thunder Badge, Lt. Surge's Autograph, & the TM36 - Thunderbolt
4Receive the Thunder Badge, Lt. Surge's Autograph, & TM36 - Thunderbolt after defeating Lt. Surge
5After completing the Gym, Misty will arrive & accompany you

1. Learn Chop Down Before Entering Gym

Vermilion City Gym Storyline Walkthrough & Guide

You have to go through S.S. Anne and get the Secret Technique Chop Down from the Captain to enter the gym at Vermilion City.

3. Lt. Surge Uses Electric Type Of Pokemon

It's best to use Ground Type Pokemon to fight Lt. Surge's Electric Pokemon. These are the only weaknesses of Electric Types.

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4. Receive TM36 - Thunderbolt From Lt. Surge

After defeating Lt. Surge's Pokemon, he'll give you TM36 - Thunderbolt. This hits its target with a strong electric blast & may cause paralysis.

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Lt. Surge's Pokemon List

Lt. Surge
PokemonWeakness / Most Used Moves
Voltorb IconVoltorb (Lv.25)[Weakness]
- Ground
[Commonly Used Move]
- Self Destruct
- Sonic Boom
Magnemite IconMagnemite (Lv.25)[Weakness]
- Ground (x4)
- Fire
- Fighting
[Commonly Used Move]
- Sonic Boom
- Thunder Shock
Raichu IconRaichu (Lv.26)[Weakness]
- Ground
[Commonly Used Move]
- Mega Punch
- Mega Kick
- Thunderbolt
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