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Pokemon Sapphire guide

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  1. Pokemon Sapphire any% glitchless speed run guide
  2. Updated May 4, 2015 (see changelog below guide)
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  4. Compendium (trainer stats, moves, experience, money): https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1n7rmyMGOR9ishlC8LuXxKtSgnwNxOUY2XScyPvFnGqo/edit#gid=0
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  7. STUFF TO KNOW
  8. - Running near spinners and rotators causes them to face certain directions. If you try to run past a spinner or rotator, s/he will always catch you.
  9. - Opening the bag or Pokemon menu freezes spinners for 32 frames, assuming you do not run near them.
  10. - The cursors for the main menu and inventory never never reset unless you save+quit (so no point in swapping items to the top of your inventory).
  11. - You cannot buffer inputs in Gen 3, so it is generally best to menu immediately after an event, rather than in the middle of movement.
  12. - Zigzagoon has a 10% chance of picking up an item after each battle. Any time you're on the Pokemon menu, remove an item from Zig if you see one.
  13. - When Mudkip/Marshtomp/Swampert's HP is at 1/3 or less, its Torrent ability will trigger, which boosts the power of Water-type moves by 50%.
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  15.  
  16. Before starting:
  17. - Have a save file with the text speed as FAST, battle scene as OFF and battle style as SET
  18. - Set the timer to -58.60
  19.  
  20. NEW GAME
  21. - Select "New Game" when the timer hits 0.00
  22. - Choose the boy
  23. - Give yourself any 1-character name
  24.  
  25. LITTLEROOT TOWN
  26. - Withdraw the Potion from the PC, then set the clock to the default time
  27. - After the TV cutscene, walk right to May's house. Walk upstairs, then talk to May, then walk out
  28. - Walk up to Route 101
  29.  
  30. ROUTE 101
  31. - Choose Mudkip after looking in the bag. Select "YES" when the timer hits 2:43.00 (this will take a bit of practice, as you need to hit within 5 frames)
  32. - Check Mudkip's nature and stats. Reset unless you see one of these five Mudkips:
  33.         > 12779 | Lax     4/31/23/24/25/30    .....    Lv. 5 stats: 20/13/12/11/9/10
  34.         > 12780 | Gentle  30/24/25/21/22/22    .....    Lv. 5 stats: 21/13/9/11/12/10
  35.         > 12781 | Lonely  22/21/22/9/26/30    ....    Lv. 5 stats: 21/14/9/10/11/10
  36.         > 12783 | Hardy   13/29/0/30/30/19    ....    Lv. 5 stats: 20/13/10/11/11/9
  37.         > 12784 | Hasty   19/30/30/25/10/12‏    ....    Lv. 5 stats: 20/13/9/11/10/9
  38. - Poochyena: Tackle spam
  39.  
  40. LITTLEROOT TOWN
  41. - Give Mudkip a 1-character name
  42. - Head north to Route 103
  43.  
  44. ROUTE 103
  45. - Rival 1: Tackle spam (use Potion if a non-crit Pound will kill)
  46. - If you have less than 15 HP after the fight, use your Potion now
  47. - Walk back to Littleroot Town
  48.  
  49. LITTLEROOT TOWN
  50. - After exiting the lab, walk to the left so that you're two tiles to the right of your mom, then talk to her from the right
  51. - If you used your Potion during the rival fight, walk inside and talk to your mom to heal
  52. - Run up to Oldale Town
  53.  
  54. ROUTE 101/OLDALE TOWN
  55. - Catch a Zigzagoon or Poochyena if you see one (Tackle once)
  56. - If you caught a Zig/Pooch and it damaged you, talk to the lady on the right when you enter Oldale Town to get another Potion
  57. - Run left to Route 102
  58.  
  59. ROUTE 102
  60. - Talk to the first trainer you see
  61. - Youngster Calvin: Tackle spam, healing as necessary
  62. - Run through the grass to dodge the remaining trainers
  63. - If you can survive a Tackle from Zigzagoon/Poochyena (generally same damage as its level), catch it if you see one (Tackle once)
  64.  
  65. PETALBURG CITY
  66. - Run to the mart
  67. - Shopping: Buy 1 Potion, 3 Repels, 1 X Speed and 3 X Attacks
  68. - Run to the gym, and mash through/watch the long cutscene
  69. - When the cutscene ends, run west to Route 104
  70.  
  71. ROUTE 104
  72. - Run through the first patch of grass
  73. - If you see a Zigzagoon or a Taillow/Wingull, catch it (Tackle once)
  74. - Get the 2 Oran Berries
  75. - Run to one tile below the path, and stop one tile before the grass. Use a Repel, use a Potion if you have <20 HP, and equip an Oran Berry
  76. - Run through the grass, and behind the trainer, to enter Petalburg Woods
  77.  
  78. PETALBURG WOODS
  79. - Run left, and stop running at the tile to the bottom-right of the Bug Catcher, then walk past him. This is 100% spinner manipulation, so you don't need to open the bag
  80. - Aqua Grunt: Tackle spam, healing as necessary. You can switch out to a slave to erase Sand-Attack drops, but this is rarely necessary
  81. - Run left again, then pass the first Bug Catcher the same way as the first one
  82.  
  83. ROUTE 104
  84. - Get the 2 Oran Berries on the left
  85. - Run to the tile below the water. Wait for the rotator to look away, then walk past her and up the bridge
  86. - Run straight to the Rustboro Gym
  87.  
  88. RUSTBORO GYM
  89. - Heal to 22+ HP upon entering
  90. - Talk to both minions
  91. - Youngster 1: Mud-Slap x6, (learn Water Gun), Water Gun x2, healing as necessary
  92. - Youngster 2: Water Gun
  93. - Heal to full and equip an Oran Berry
  94. - Roxanne: Water Gun spam
  95.         > The first Geodude is a range with <19 Sp. Atk at Lv. 12
  96.         > Roxanne will use a Potion (up to 2) whenever her Pokemon is at <40% HP
  97.         > Nosepass has 17 Speed, and if you have 18 (Lax, Gentle and Lonely), it will try to lower your Speed with Rock Tomb
  98.         > Nosepass does ~15-20 damage with Rock Tomb and Rock Throw
  99.         > If Nosepass has lowered your Speed and is faster on the turn that you can kill it, sacrifice a slave to undo the Speed drop
  100.  
  101. RUSTBORO CITY
  102. - Run left to activate the cutscene, then up and right to Route 116
  103.  
  104. ROUTE 116
  105. - NOTE: You need 360 experience between now and Rival 2. Keep track of it as you go
  106. - Take the bottom path, picking up the item ball (Repel) as you go
  107. - Stop one tile before the grass, and use a Repel. Also remove the Oran Berry if it didn't activate against Roxanne
  108. - You can manipulate the Bug Catcher with running, but waiting for him is safe and loses minimal time
  109. - You do need to manipulate Janice (the Schoolgirl spinner) after the Bug Catcher. Run to the tile immediately to the left of her, then walk up and right past her. If she catches you, spam Tackle
  110. - Talk to the Hiker (Water Gun x3)
  111. - Run into the cave
  112.  
  113. RUSTURF TUNNEL
  114. - Aqua Grunt: WG x1-2 (usually OHKO in Torrent)
  115. - Run back to Route 116, and back to Rustboro
  116.  
  117. ROUTE 116
  118. - Use a Repel after the first one wears off
  119. - Manipulate Janice again (run to tile to the right, then walk up and left past her)
  120. - Manipulate or wait for the Bug Catcher
  121. - Talk to the Devon guy to activate the cutscene
  122.  
  123. RUSTBORO CITY
  124. - After leaving the building, run to Mr. Briney's house south of Petalburg Woods
  125.  
  126. ROUTE 104
  127. - After exiting the forest, run through the grass behind the trainer
  128. - If you haven't caught a Zigzagoon, grind here until you catch one (Mud-Slap to weaken)
  129. - If you see a flier, YOLO ball it unless:
  130.         > It's a Wingull and you're not in Torrent (Water Gun)
  131.         > Taillow has lowered your Attack with Growl (Tackle)
  132. - Talk to Mr. Briney to sail to Dewford, then run to the cave
  133.  
  134. GRANITE CAVE
  135. - Map: http://i.imgur.com/Jii4k6Y.png
  136. - Pick up the Escape Rope item ball on the ground floor
  137. - Kill everything you see (Water Gun) except Sableye and Abra until you have your 360 experience (this is Marshtomp + 27 exp.)
  138. - When you evolve, teach Mud Shot over Growl
  139. - If you see an Abra, throw your best ball to catch it (can be an Ultra Ball if Zig picked one up)
  140. - If you run out of Great Balls and don't have Abra, check Zigzagoon for an Ultra Ball if you have one
  141. - Repel after catching Abra and getting 360 experience
  142. - After the cutscene, Escape Rope if you have Abra and 360 experience. If not, grind on the ground floor until you have both
  143. - After exiting, run to Mr. Briney's house and sail to Slateport
  144.  
  145. ROUTE 109
  146. - Pick up three items:
  147.         > Revive (run left upon entering; it's hidden in the corner)
  148.         > Ether (run right, then up 2 tiles from the Revive; it's hidden in the corner)
  149.         > Soft Sand (talk to the girl on the right, next to the Ether)
  150. - Run up to Slateport, dodging the trainers
  151.  
  152. SLATEPORT CITY
  153. - Run up to the shipyard and talk to Dock
  154. - Run up to the museum, and walk upstairs
  155. - Aqua Grunt 1: Mud Shot
  156. - Aqua Grunt 2: Tackle x2, Mud Shot (substitute Water Gun for Tackle if in Torrent)
  157. - Go the mart
  158. - Sell TM47 and TM39
  159. - Buy 6 Super Potions and 4 Repels (3 Repels if you used none in Granite Cave)
  160. - Run up to Route 110
  161.  
  162. ROUTE 110 (to Rival 2)
  163. - Dodge the Pokefan by running all the way to the left
  164. - Repel + equip Soft Sand one step before the grass
  165. - You can either dodge Timmy (the Youngster spinner) with running manipulation or fight him on purpose for valuable experience (and so you don't hit him on the second pass, when the experience is much less valuable). If you fight him, Mud Shot x3
  166. - Pick up the hidden Full Heal (2U and 4R of Timmy)
  167. - Heal to 13+ HP for Rival 2
  168. - Rival 2: (Heal as necessary), X Attack x2, X Speed, Mud-Slap+Mud Shot, Mud Shot+Mud Shot, Water Gun
  169.         > Grovyle usually does 30-36 with Absorb and about 9 with Quick Attack. It does 34-40 with Absorb to the Lax Mudkip (and to the Hasty Mudkip if you're Lv. 18)
  170.         > Grovyle will use Quick Attack if it is guaranteed to kill, so you must Super Potion if this is the case
  171.         > If you miss the first Mud Shot on Grovyle, you can sometimes manipulate Quick Attack by healing to an HP at which Absorb hits Marshtomp into QA range. This gives you another chance to hit the first Mud Shot at the expense of a Super Potion
  172.  
  173. ROUTE 110 (after Rival 2)
  174. - Manipulate Edwin (the Pokemaniac spinner) by running one tile below him and two tiles to his right, then walking past him. If he catches you, use Tackle and heal if necessary (Absorb does about 20)
  175. - Carefully walk past the rotator
  176.  
  177. MAUVILLE CITY
  178. - Run to the southeast house, and talk to the guy to get the Rock Smash HM
  179. - Run to the northeast house, and talk to the guy to get the Mach Bike
  180. - Once outside, open the menu, register the bike, and use it from the menu
  181. - Bike to the center and use it
  182. - Bike to the gym
  183. - Wally: Mud Shot
  184. - Enter the gym
  185.  
  186. MAUVILLE GYM
  187. - Walk to the Battle Girl on the right (Mud Shot+Mud Shot; can sometimes finish with Tackle/WG)
  188. - Hit the switch to the right of the Battle Girl
  189. - Talk to the guitarist above the Battle Girl (Mud Shot x3)
  190. - Hit the switch in the top-left corner
  191. - Heal to 41+ HP
  192. - Wattson: Mud Shot x3, healing HP necessary (don't heal confusion)
  193. - Bike west to Verdanturf Town
  194.  
  195. ROUTE 117/VERDANTURF TOWN
  196. - Biking path (starting from gym): 2D, left until you clear the trees, 1D, left until you reach the fences, 1U into the flowers, then bike around the breeder to Verdanturf
  197. - Enter Rusturf Tunnel
  198.  
  199. RUSTURF TUNNEL
  200. - Upon entering, Repel and teach Rock Smash to Zigzagoon/Poochyena
  201. - Bike straight up, and pick up the Max Ether in the top-right corner
  202. - Talk to the guy to get the Strength HM
  203.         > If you got a Nugget or a Protein from Zig, exit the way you entered
  204.         > If not, bike toward the Verdanturf exit, then go left and down to the other exit. Bike up the steps, and pick up the HP Up
  205. - Teleport to Mauville
  206.  
  207. MAUVILLE CITY
  208. - Bike north to Route 111
  209.  
  210. ROUTE 111-113
  211. - Follow this path to Meteor Falls: http://i.imgur.com/KNKPiUf.png
  212. - After clearing the boulders, you'll see some trees on the right and an NPC on the left. You must be at full Mach Bike speed when passing them (otherwise the spinner above them might catch you)
  213. - Before the grass patch, bonk into the trees, use a Repel and teach Strength to Marshtomp over Tackle
  214. - You must pass Trent, the Hiker spinner before Fiery Path, three times. It's fastest to YOLO the first pass, then wait for him to turn for the second pass. If he hits you, the experience is valuable (Water Gun x4)
  215. - The Cooltrainer after Fiery Path can be manipulated by biking 8 tiles below him, then biking up and past him. You must be at full Mach Bike speed for this to work
  216. - Talk to the trainer before Route 113
  217. - Cooltrainer Brooke: X Attack, Strength x2, Water Gun
  218.         > If Wingull confuses you, use your Full Heal
  219.         > If Wingull uses Growl, make sure you have 55+ HP for Roselia (switch out if necessary), and Mud Shot it
  220.         > If you have the Gentle Mudkip and are Lv. 22 for Roselia, Mud Shot it
  221. - Repel before the Route 113 grass
  222.  
  223. FALLARBOR TOWN
  224. - Go to the crater in the southwest corner, and pick up the Nugget in the middle of it
  225. - Go to the mart
  226. - Sell the HP Up and Nugget
  227. - Buy 1 Escape Rope, 7 Super Repels, 6 X Specials, 6 X Speeds, 12 X Attacks, 1 Defend and 1 Guard Spec.
  228.         > Don't buy the Escape Rope if you have the one from Granite Cave
  229.         > If you have the Hardy Mudkip and have hit 0-1 spinners, buy 2 X Defends if you can afford it
  230.         > If you have extra money, buy extra X Attacks first, X Speeds second and X Specials third
  231. - Upon exiting, bike west to Route 114
  232.  
  233. ROUTE 114/METEOR FALLS
  234. - If you need a flier, don't leave the route until you catch Swablu (WG once to weaken)
  235. - Bike down the bridge, then immediately turn right (behind the house), and go down to get 4 Persim Berries
  236. - Bike left and follow the path to Meteor Falls
  237.         > Super Repel + heal to full one tile before the second trainer (Hiker Lucas) so that he can't spin left and catch you
  238.         > You'll hit the third trainer (a Hiker) if you're not careful. Bike one tile above him immediately
  239. - Upon entering the falls, bike left and mash through the cutscene, then exit
  240. - Teleport to Mauville
  241.  
  242. MAUVILLE CITY/ROUTE 111
  243. - Bike up like you did the first time, passing Trent from below, then go right instead of left
  244. - Open the Pokemon menu one tile before the other spinner (Hiker Brice) to manipulate him
  245. - Take the cable car up to Mt. Chimney
  246.  
  247. MT. CHIMNEY
  248. - Bike up the mountain, then go left -- past the group of Magmas/Aquas -- and talk to the first grunt you see
  249. - Aqua Grunt: Strength x2
  250. - Matt: Mud Shot, Strength, Mud Shot
  251. - Switch your slot 2 slave to the front, and heal Marshtomp to full if you took damage from missed Mud Shots/ranges
  252. - Archie: Guard Spec. on slave, (slave dies, switch to Marshtomp), X Attack+Strength+X Speed+Mud Shot, Strength+X Attack+Strength, Mud Shot
  253.         > Use a second X Speed on Golbat if you have the Hardy Mudkip and have hit 0-1 spinners
  254.         > Heal as necessary; Mightyena does about 18, and Golbat does about 25
  255. - Bike down the mountain, then take the south exit
  256.  
  257. JAGGED PASS
  258. - Bike down the first five ledges, then bike right and down the stairs. Turn left before the grass, then go down one tile to the right of the female trainer
  259. - Bike left to the Lavaridge Gym
  260.  
  261. LAVARIDGE GYM
  262. - Follow this path: http://i.imgur.com/xqv5gk1.png
  263. - Two steps before Flannery, open the menu and do the following:
  264.         > Heal to full
  265.         > Use the Max Ether on Mud Shot
  266.         > Use a Super Repel
  267. - Flannery: Mud Shot, X Attack, Mud Shot, Mud Shot, Mud Shot+Mud Shot
  268.         > Take a death to Torkoal if necessary, then Revive, switch in when your slave dies, and use another X Attack+Mud Shot
  269. - After exiting and mashing through the cutscene, bike to the Herb Shop (closest building to the gym)
  270.  
  271. HERB SHOP
  272. - Buy ~7 Energy Roots and ~4 Heal Powders (depends on Fallarbor shop and spinners)
  273. - Exit the shop, then switch Marshtomp to slot 1 and Teleport to Mauville. Also heal with very low HP
  274.  
  275. MAUVILLE CITY/ROUTE 110
  276. - Bike south to Slateport
  277. - Movement instructions:
  278.         > After entering Route 110, align yourself one tile to the left of the berries, then bike down until you bonk
  279.         > After bonking, bike right for ~7 tiles, then up 2 tiles, then right past the spinner until you reach the sign
  280.         > Upon reaching the sign, bike down and past Timmy
  281.         > Bike west and south to Slateport, dodging the Pokefan like you did the first time
  282.         > After biking through Slateport, move one tile to the left
  283.         > When the Sailor at the bottom appears on screen, bike behind him and talk to Mr. Briney
  284.         > Sail to Dewford Town
  285.  
  286. DEWFORD TOWN
  287. - Bike to the gym
  288. - Map: http://cdn.wikimg.net/strategywiki/images/1/11/PRS%26E_Dewford_Gym_RS.png
  289. - Fight the Battle Girl on the right (Strength)
  290. - Brawly: Water Gun+Water Gun, Mud Shot
  291. - Bike back to Mr. Briney, and sail to Petalburg
  292.  
  293. ROUTE 104
  294. - Bike through the beach, not the grass, to the Petalburg Gym
  295.  
  296. PETALBURG GYM
  297. - Enter the right door (accuracy room)
  298. - Delcatty: Mud Shot+Mud Shot+Water Gun
  299. - Enter the left door (defense room)
  300. - Linoone: Mud Shot+some combination of 3 moves that kills (depends on first range and PP)
  301. - Take the left door (attack room)
  302. - Zangoose: Mud Shot x2 (Mud-Slap turn 2 if first roll did <45%)
  303. - Norman: (Heal as necessary), X Defend, Mud-Slap, X Speed, X Attack x5, Strength+Strength, Mud-Slap+Mud Shot, Mud Shot+Mud Shot
  304. - After the fight, walk out of the gym
  305.  
  306. PETALBURG CITY
  307. - Bike to the northwest house, and talk to the guy to get the Surf HM
  308. - Teach Surf to Marshtomp over Water Gun
  309. - Bike south to the lake, then Surf down to the bottom-right corner to get the hidden Rare Candy
  310. - Teleport to Mauville
  311.  
  312. MAUVILLE CITY/ROUTE 118
  313. - Bike east to the Route 118 water, avoiding the rotator
  314. - When you enter the water, use a Super Repel
  315. - Surf right, then as far down as possible, before landing on the other side of the route
  316. - Bike up to activate the Steven cutscene
  317. - Bike right until you see a path up. Open the bag 1-3 steps before the Bird Keeper, then bike past him
  318.  
  319. ROUTE 119
  320. - Bike north to the Weather Institute, dodging every trainer along the way
  321.  
  322. WEATHER INSTITUTE
  323. - You take 5 damage if you Strength a Carvanha. There are three Carvanhas here. Use Strength as necessary to get below <50% HP, as this will cause Shelly's Mightyena to use Swagger less often
  324. - 1F: Fight the female grunt (Mud Shot)
  325. - 2F: Walk straight ahead so the first male grunt sees you (Strength, Mud Shot). Then walk around him and open the bag one tile before the spinning male grunt, allowing you to pass him
  326. - Shelly: Mud Shot, Surf x2
  327. - After getting the free Castform, walk out, taking the bed on 1F on your way
  328.  
  329. ROUTE 119
  330. - Bike right and then up to meet your rival
  331. - Rival 3: X Attack x3, X Speed, Strength x3
  332.         > With the Lonely Mudkip: X Attack x2, X Speed, Strength x2, Mud Shot
  333. - Bike north to Fortree, hugging the trees on the right to avoid the trainers
  334.  
  335. FORTREE CITY
  336. - Walk into the Pokemon Center, but don't use it
  337. - Walk up the stairs to the north treehouses, then east to Route 120
  338.  
  339. ROUTE 120
  340. - Bike to the top tile to avoid the rotator, then Super Repel before the tall grass (one tile to the right of the big bush)
  341. - Walk through the grass, the bike to the bridge to activate the cutscene
  342. - Run from the Kecleon
  343. - Open the Pokemon to manipulate the Bird Keeper spinner below the bridge, switch Castform to slot 2 and remove its Mystic Water
  344. - Carefully dodge the trainers below the spinner (right before the tall grass)
  345. - Take the right path through the tall grass, then bike across the bridge
  346. - Bike three tiles left after the bridge, then down and past the Bug Maniac
  347. - Bike left after the Bug Maniac, then Surf across the lake to get the Rare Candy (hidden item in bottom-left corner)
  348. - After leaving the lake area, bike to one tile above the berries, then bike east until you reach the Route 121 grass
  349.  
  350. ROUTE 121
  351. - Repel before the grass
  352. - Open the bag 1-2 tiles before the spinner (Jessica) so that you can pass her
  353. - Bike east to Lilycove, avoiding the trainer along the way
  354. - Bike back from Lilycove the way you came, but go south when you see the water, and Surf to Mt. Pyre
  355.  
  356. ROUTE 122/MT. PYRE
  357. - When the first Super Repel wears off, use another, use a Rare Candy and equip the Mystic Water
  358. - Go left upon entering Mt. Pyre, and bike up to the summit
  359. - Aqua Grunt: Strength, Surf, Strength
  360. - Aqua Grunt: Strength, Mud Shot
  361. - Aqua Grunt: Mud Shot x2
  362. - Talk to Archie, then bike to the right and through the grass to pick up the hidden Rare Candy
  363. - Use 2 Rare Candies to reach Lv. 36 and evolve, teach Fly to your flier and Teleport to Fortree
  364. - Go to the gym
  365.  
  366. FORTREE GYM
  367. - Puzzle: http://i.imgur.com/DAhFjtm.png
  368. - Fight the first two trainers you see, then dodge the other two
  369. - Bird Keeper: Surf
  370. - Picknicker: Surf x2
  371. - Winona: X Spec if not in Torrent, Surf, X Attack, Strength x2, Surf, (heal to full), Strength x2
  372.         > If you have the Lonely Mudkip, X Special twice if you bought an extra (or weaken Skarmory with Strength to avoid heal range)
  373.         > Altaria does about 22 damage
  374. - After exiting, Fly to Slateport
  375.  
  376. SLATEPORT CITY
  377. - Go to the Harbor, mash through the cutscene, then Fly to Lilycove
  378.  
  379. LILYCOVE CITY
  380. - Bike up, right and down-right to the shore, then bike up to the Team Aqua hideout
  381.  
  382. AQUA HIDEOUT
  383. - Map: http://i.imgur.com/8YneFqd.png
  384. - Get the Master Ball first (take path from warp #3)
  385. - Matt: Mud Shot x2, Surf
  386. - Get the Max Elixer before exiting (step on warp #1 in map)
  387.  
  388. ROUTE 124
  389. - After exiting the hideout, use a Super Repel and heal to 75+ HP
  390. - Surf east to Mossdeep City, avoiding the trainers
  391.  
  392. MOSSDEEP CITY
  393. - Buy 6 Max Repels, 3-4 Revives and as many Hyper Potions as you can afford
  394. - Bike to the gym
  395.  
  396. MOSSDEEP GYM
  397. - Puzzle: http://i.imgur.com/r2jySTb.png
  398. - Psychic: Surf x2
  399. - Tate & Liza:
  400.         > Turn 1: X Speed, Rain Dance
  401.         > Turns 2+: Surf, Rain Dance
  402.         > AI details: Always use attacking move when will kill, usually use attacking move when it can kill, rarely use attacking move when it can't kill
  403.         > This fight rarely goes as planned, and strats vary tremendously. Once Solrock is dead, you've basically won
  404.         > You usually need +1 to 2HKO Solrock and Lunatone. Solrock has less bulk
  405.         > Solarbeam always OHKOs the Lax Mudkip, usually OHKOs the Hasty Mudkip, usually doesn't OHKO the Hardy and Lonely Mudkips, and never OHKOs the Gentle Mudkip
  406.  
  407. MOSSDEEP CITY
  408. - Bike to the house in northwest corner and get the Dive HM
  409. - Bike south to the water, and do the following:
  410.         > Teach Dive to Swampert over Mud-Slap
  411.         > Equip a Persim Berry
  412.         > Use a Max Repel
  413.         > Use your Ether on Surf
  414. - Surf south to Seafloor Cavern (straight down, then right a bit), then Dive down, enter the cave, and Dive up to enter the cavern
  415.  
  416. SEAFLOOR CAVERN
  417. - Map: http://i.imgur.com/qTW2Sv6.png
  418. - Manipulate the spinner (first pass) by running to the tile to the bottom-right of him. From there, walk up two tiles, open the bag, then walk past him (second pass)
  419. - In the room after the spinner, take the top-left exit, not top-right (this is faster than what the map advises)
  420. - Shelly: Mud Shot+Mud Shot, Surf+Surf
  421. - Before Archie, heal to full and equip a Persim if you don't have one equipped
  422. - Archie: Surf x2+Mud Shot, Surf x3-4, Mud Shot x2, healing HP as necessary
  423.  
  424. ROUTE 126
  425. - Surf north, then west, then southwest to Sootopolis (use Dive, enter cave, then use Dive again)
  426.  
  427. SOOTOPOLIS CITY
  428. - Surf to the northwest shore, then bike up the stairs and right to meet Wallace and enter the Cave of Origin
  429.  
  430. CAVE OF ORIGIN
  431. - Map: http://i.imgur.com/pM2l5Oj.png
  432. - "A" is the Waterfall HM; don't forget it!
  433. - Catch Kyogre with the Master Ball
  434. - After catching Kyogre, open the menu and do the following:
  435.         > Teach Waterfall to Swampert
  436.         > Teach Surf to Kyogre over Body Slam
  437.         > Teach Shock Wave to Kyogre over Calm Mind
  438.         > Give Kyogre a Persim Berry
  439.         > Use the Escape Rope
  440. - When you reappear in Sootopolis:
  441.         > Switch Kyogre to slot 1
  442.         > Fly to Sootopolis (Sapphire's version of flying from Vermilion to Vermilion)
  443.         > Go to the gym in the center island
  444.  
  445. SOOTOPOLIS GYM
  446. - Puzzle: http://i.imgur.com/iLJIegT.png
  447. - Wallace: Shock Wave, Surf, X Special, Shock Wave, Hydro Pump, Shock Wave x2
  448. - After exiting the gym:
  449.         > Use a Max Repel
  450.         > Heal Kyogre if necessary
  451.         > Equip Mystic Water
  452.         > Fly to Mossdeep
  453.  
  454. MOSSDEEP CITY/ROUTE 126-128
  455. - Surf south toward Seafloor Cavern, then east to Ever Grande City and Victory Road
  456.  
  457. EVER GRANDE CITY
  458. - Use Waterfall, then bike straight into Victory Road
  459.  
  460. VICTORY ROAD
  461. - Map: http://i.imgur.com/V3UbO03.png
  462. - Hope: IB
  463. - Shannon: Surf
  464. - Julie: Surf x2
  465. - Edgar: IB
  466. - Wally: IB, Surf, IB, Surf x2 (Hydro Pump Gardevoir if bad Sp. Atk)
  467.  
  468. ELITE FOUR
  469. - Buy as many Full Restores as you can afford
  470. - Sidney: Surf, IB, Hydro Pump, Surf, IB
  471.         > 101 Speed outspeeds Sharpedo, and 97 Speed outspeeds Shiftry. You can use an X Speed on Sharpedo if you have a spare
  472. - Use Max Elixer
  473. - Phoebe: Surf x4, Hydro Pump
  474.         > If bad Sp. Atk: Hydro Pump, Surf x5
  475. - Glacia: (X Special if <101 Speed), Surf, X Special to +2, Shock Wave x2, Surf, Shock Wave+Shock Wave
  476.         > If <155 Sp. Atk, use Hydro Pump on the first Glalie
  477.         > If 165+ Sp. Atk and you have 4 X Specials left, use a third X Special so you can OHKO Walrein
  478. - Drake: IB, X Speed, IB x4
  479. - Heal to ~80 HP
  480. - Champion: X Special, Surf x6
  481.         > If you have <95 Speed, use an X Speed on Skarmory if you have a spare
  482.         > If <145 Sp. Atk, use Hydro Pump on Cradily and Metagross (or set up 2 X Specials)
  483. -----
  484.  
  485. Changelog
  486.  
  487. April 27, 2015
  488. - Started writing guide
  489.  
  490. April 30, 2015
  491. - Updated guide through Fallarbor Town
  492.  
  493. May 1, 2015
  494. - Updated guide through Norman
  495.  
  496. May 4, 2015
  497. - Updated guide through Champion
  498. - Added link to compendium
  499.  
  500. May 6, 2015
  501. - KeizaBeta test successful (mostly)
  502.  
  503. Mid-May 2015
  504. - Hidden Power route with Mudkips 10602-10603 was determined to be faster, so this guide is somewhat outdated
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