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Pokemon Sapphire (J) Any% Glitchless Notes (Abraless)

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  1. Pokemon Sapphire JPN Any% Glitchless Notes (Abraless)
  2. twitch.tv/g_heinz
  3. [Updated 9 Jun 2018]
  4.  
  5. Stat Compendium: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1or-JftdpnkpS_fr8jDzZTLuagHaMPWxPutrJxDbhqAY/
  6. Offensive Damage Calcs: https://pastebin.com/FqBZ3z8i
  7. Defensive Damage Calcs: https://pastebin.com/NrgXbq6J
  8. Experience Notes: https://pastebin.com/tsLyB89e
  9. Translation Guide: https://pastebin.com/3V9Aemdk
  10. Mudkip manip into encounterless: https://pastebin.com/gmvUJDQm (credit to epicdudeguy)
  11. Wingull manip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAPRMYV2N9Q (credit to epicdudeguy)
  12. ---------------------------------------------------------------
  13.  
  14. - Time starts at "New Game"
  15. - Choose girl, give a one-character name
  16.  
  17. LITTLEROOT TOWN
  18. - Get PC Potion
  19. - Save before bag, reset and manip Mudkip 148 | Naughty 24/27/10/31/31/30 (frame 680)
  20. - Give one-character nickname, yes to Birch. Go fight Brendan (Tackle spam; reset Hasty)
  21. - Heal <11HP, walk up to Mom for the running shoes
  22.  
  23. ROUTE 102
  24. - Youngster Calvin: Tackle spam (finish with Mud-Slap if 1HP; heal as necessary if you saved the Potion)
  25. - Always take a step out of grass below final Lass, even if running straight is faster, else Wingull manip will fail
  26.  
  27. PETALBURG CITY
  28. - Mart: Buy 4/2
  29. - Enter and exit center
  30. - Enter gym and talk to Dad for catching tutorial
  31.  
  32. ROUTE 104
  33. - Manip Wingull
  34. - Heal <13HP
  35. - Repel and enter Petalburg Woods
  36.  
  37. PETALBURG WOODS
  38. - Aqua Grunt: Mud-Slapx2, Tackle spam (finish with Mud-Slap if it will kill; heal as necessary/at your discretion)
  39. - Get field Ether on the way out of the woods, and head up to Rustboro City
  40.  
  41. RUSTBORO CITY
  42. - Go straight to gym; heal <7HP
  43. - Youngster Josh: Switch straight to Wingull and use Water Gun
  44.     > If Tackle crit upon switch-in, either reset immediately, or Mud-Slap spam. Don't heal if 2 Potions or fewer
  45.     > If T1 or T2 Tackle miss, Growl spam after Water Gun until Wingull faints
  46.     > If Water Gun crit, you must reset
  47.     > When Wingull faints, bring in Mudkip and finish with Mud-Slap, then WGx2
  48. - Youngster Josh: WG
  49. - Leader Roxanne:
  50.     > WG Geodude
  51.     > If 19-37HP, Growl then WG spam
  52.     > If 38-39HP, consider WG+WG then Growl on the turn she heals (assuming RTx2; if Harden, continue spamming WG)
  53.     > She has two Potions, so make sure you do NOT heal on a turn she heals
  54. - Note your HP when Nosepass faints:
  55.     > If 1HP, fight Bug Catcher Jose either first or second pass
  56.     > If 11HP, fight Bug Catcher Jose FIRST PASS (can also combine with late Clark to keep Torrent for Poochyena)
  57.     > Otherwise, fight Youngster Joey on the way back to Rustboro
  58. - Leave the gym and follow the Devon guy to Route 116
  59.  
  60. ROUTE 116/RUSTURF TUNNEL
  61. - Until Hiker Mike, save WG PP wherever possible (must have 3 minimum after Wattson's gym)
  62. - Do NOT repel until you have KO'd one wild encounter (WG)
  63. - Fight EITHER Jose OR Joey according to the considerations above
  64. - Hiker Clark: WGx3
  65. - Aqua Grunt: WG(+Mud-Slap)
  66. - Jose: WGx3 (MUST have Torrent, else risk poison from Wurmple)
  67. - Joey: WGx1-2, WGx2 (can finish Machop with Mud-Slap if red HP; Low Kick does 5)
  68. - After returning the goods to Devon guy and receiving the letter from Mr. Stone, head to the Mart on your way out
  69. - Mart: Sell 4 Pokeballs, 2 Great Balls, TM39; Buy 3/6/2/3 (buy repels last to save inputs)
  70.  
  71. ROUTE 104/DEWFORD TOWN
  72. - Take the Briney boat to Dewford, and head to Granite Cave
  73. - In repel menu, use a Super Potion, and get the field Escape Rope
  74. - ER out and head to gym after giving Steven the letter
  75.  
  76. DEWFORD GYM
  77. - Battle Girl Laura: WG+MS (don't heal Confusion damage unless critical)
  78. - Leader Brawly:
  79.     > X Attack+MS
  80.     > If T1 Leer/KC/ST, finish with MS (can live if low first roll and T2 BU; in this case go for critical)
  81.     > If T1 BU, be aware of your first MS roll, and if T2 BU, either MS+MS if low first roll, or WG+MS if high first roll
  82.     > If T1 BU > Leer/KC/ST, always finish with WG+MS
  83.     > Makuhita: MS+MS/WG. First MS is 3/16 to hit into heal range; if BU > heal, consider MS+M-slap+MS. Only finish with non-Torrent WG if 14-15HP
  84.     > Torrent on Machop is 17, 18 on Makuhita. Be aware of this and finish them with WG if Torrent
  85.     > Do NOT heal on Makuhita unless <6HP. AT does 5, so he will still most likely BU.
  86. - Leave the gym and take the Briney boat to Slateport
  87.  
  88. SLATEPORT CITY
  89. - Can get the beach Ether for safety
  90. - Get the Soft Sand
  91. - Talk to Dock, then head to the Museum (yes to the receptionist)
  92. - Aqua Grunt 1: MS
  93. - Aqua Grunt 2: Tacklex2 (can substitute WG if Torrent), MS
  94. - Leave the museum and head north to Route 110
  95.  
  96. ROUTE 110
  97. - In repel menu, heal with a Potion if <20HP and you have at least 2 remaining, and equip Soft Sand
  98. - Get the field Full Heal
  99. - If 41+HP, save before Rival 2, X Attack T1, and reset if Growl (cannot get Growl once your attack is raised)
  100. - Rival 2:
  101.     > X Attackx2, X Speed, Super Potion, Mud-Slap Numel (WG if no Mud-Slap PP)
  102.     > MSx2 Grovyle (MS+Tackle if high first roll). Absorb does 34-40; heal to avoid QA if <11HP
  103.     > MS Wailmer
  104. - Get the field Revive before Collector Edwin, then enter Mauville City
  105.  
  106. MAUVILLE CITY
  107. - Get Rock Smash
  108. - Get the Mach Bike
  109. - In menu outside bike shop:
  110.     > Heal with a Potion
  111.     > Ether MS
  112.     > Teach Rock Smash over Mud-Slap
  113.     > Register and use bike
  114. - Talk to Wally outside gym, and say yes (MS)
  115. - Battle Girl Vivian: WG+MS (Tackle instead of WG if <4PP)
  116. - Guitarist Shawn: X Speed, MSx3
  117. - Heal before Wattson if <19HP
  118. - Leader Wattson: MSx3
  119.     > If Voltorb SB or RO critical puts you <21HP, Super Potion on Magneton before finishing him off
  120. - Leave the gym and bike north to Route 111
  121.  
  122. ROUTE 111
  123. - KO a RS Geodude encounter if it would grant high exp (refer to experience notes)
  124. - Repel and heal with a Potion if <9HP (if one remains; else Super Potion on Wingull)
  125. - Cooltrainer Brooke: Tackle x2, MS, WG
  126. - In repel menu, Revive Wingull, then head west to Fallarbor
  127.  
  128. FALLARBOR TOWN
  129. - Get the Nugget in the crater
  130. - Mart: Sell Nugget, TM47, TM08; Buy 3/10/11/1/8/1/1
  131. - Head west then south across the bridge
  132.  
  133. ROUTE 114/METEOR FALLS/ROUTE 116
  134. - In repel menu, heal with a Super Potion, then head to Meteor Falls
  135. - After Aqua/Magma cutscene, head out the south exit, taking the stairs
  136. - When you reach Route 116, use your last remaining regular Repel
  137. - Enter Rusturf Tunnel and smash the rock to obtain Strength
  138. - Hiker Mike: WGx2, MS (note MS PP; if <4 after Machop, you must Strength Carvanhas/Sharpedo to make it up)
  139.  
  140. ROUTE 117/MT. CHIMNEY
  141. - In repel menu, teach Strength over Water Gun
  142. - Bike back up near Fiery Path and take the lift to Mt. Chimney
  143. - Aqua Grunt: Strengthx2
  144. - Admin Matt: MS, Strength, MS (Strength Carvanhas if necessary; MUST have 1 MS after Archie for Torkoal)
  145. - Before Archie, swap Wingull to first slot, healing Marshtomp if you took any extra damage after Route 114
  146. - Archie 1:
  147.     > Lead Wingull, Guard Spec. (Bite faint); send out Marshtomp
  148.     > Bite does 16-19
  149.     > Mightyena: X Attack, X Speed, Strengthx2
  150.     > If you don't need to heal on Mightyena, X Attack again before second Strength; otherwise, KO it after mist wears off and Strength+X Attack+Strength Golbat
  151.     > Golbat: if +1, Strength+X Attack+Strength; if +2, Tackle+Strength
  152.     > Sharpedo: MS or Strength (both guaranteed OHKO; Rough Skin does 4)
  153. - Take Jagged Pass to Lavaridge
  154.  
  155. LAVARIDGE TOWN
  156. - Herb Shop: Buy 2/2/2 (1/2/3 if used Full Heal)
  157. - Enter the gym
  158. - Before Flannery, switch Marshtomp back to slot 1 and heal if <50HP with a Super Potion or Energy Powder
  159. - Leader Flannery:
  160.     > X Attackx3
  161.     > If no poison, Tackle (reset if critical), then X Attack again
  162.     > Always get to +4 before KO'ing first Slugma; can afford to stall with up to 2 X Specials if no poison after 5 turns
  163.     > Strength, Strength, MS
  164.     > Can stall on Torkoal if HP = 17-40
  165.         - Strength+MS if HP = 37-40
  166.         - Potion+MS if HP = 17-36
  167.     > Favor desert candy if already on high exp/good time
  168. - If at least >30HP after Flannery, get desert candy (Super Repel)
  169. - Bike/walk until you faint then enter Petalburg Gym
  170.  
  171. PETALBURG CITY
  172. - Doors: R>L>L
  173. - Cooltrainer Mary: MS+Strength+Strength
  174. - Heal for Lori if <53HP
  175. - Cooltrainer Lori: MS+Strengthx3 (can go for MSx3 if you're feeling lucky)
  176. - Heal to full for Zangoose
  177. - Cooltrainer Jody: MS+Strength (almost guaranteed)
  178. - Heal for Norman if you happened to take damage on Zangoose
  179. - Leader Norman:
  180.     > X Defend, X Attackx2
  181.     > Heal as necessary
  182.     > Slaking 1: MS+Strength+MS
  183.     > Vigoroth: MS+Strength (heal to ~47+HP before finishing him off)
  184.     > Slaking 2: Rock Smash
  185.         - If immediate defense drop, MS+Strengthx2 (MSx2 is possible but tough)
  186.         - If no defense drop, RS again. If defense drop, MSx2. If no defense drop, either MSx2 (possible with good rolls) or MS+Tackle+Strength
  187. - Leave the gym and go to the house to the left to get Surf from Wally's uncle
  188. - Bike down to the house by the water, bonk on it, then use a Super Repel and teach Surf over Tackle before getting the pond candy
  189. - Mart: 3/1/6/8
  190. - Take Route 102 through Oldale town up to Route 103, then Surf across to Route 110
  191.  
  192. ROUTE 110/ROUTE 118
  193. - Repel before the Aroma Lady, then Surf to get 110 candy. If Tentacool encounter, KO with MS--DON'T try to run (even if already high exp)
  194. - Pass through Mauville and head east to Surf across Route 118 to Route 119, talking to Steven on the way
  195. - Enter the Weather Institute
  196.  
  197. WEATHER INSTITUTE
  198. - If high exp+desert candy and close to Torrent, consider Strengthing Carvanhas (Rough Skin does 5; can take max 15)
  199. - If already in Torrent, can Surf Carvanhas if low on MS
  200. - If high exp, candyx2-3 in bag manip before Shelly. Otherwise, fight at L30.
  201. - Admin Shelly: MS, Surfx1-2 (Bite does 17-21/16-19, confusion damage is 21-25)
  202. - On the way out, heal at the bed
  203.  
  204. ROUTE 119/FORTREE CITY
  205. - Before Rival 3, menu:
  206.     > Super Repel (unless desert candy)
  207.     > Candy if you haven't yet
  208.     > Take Mystic Water from Castform
  209.     > Take Soft Sand from Marshtomp
  210.     > Give Marshtomp the Mystic Water
  211. - Rival 3: X Attackx2, X Speed, Strengthx3
  212. - Head to Fortree City
  213.  
  214. FORTREE CITY/ROUTE 120
  215. - Pass through Fortree City and head down Route 120 (take the wide path, YOLO grass tiles if got desert candy), get the Devon Scope from Steven, then head back and enter the gym
  216. - Bird Keeper Jared: Surf
  217. - Picnicker Kylee: Strengthx2
  218. - Heal and repel before Winona if <55HP
  219. - Leader Winona:
  220.     > X Spec, Surf Swellow
  221.     > Pelipper: X Attackx6, X Speed, Strength (heal as necessary)
  222.     > Skarmory: Surfx1-2
  223.     > Altaria: Strength
  224. - Torrent is necessary to OHKO Skarmory; upon KOing Altaria, if <8HP at L36, heal before Mt. Pyre.
  225. - Leave the gym and take Route 120 again, repelling before grass if you didn't menu before Winona
  226. - Get lake candy if you didn't get desert candy. Can consider skipping (riskier TnL, speedtie Matt's Sharpedo)
  227. - Get the Persim berries before Beauty Jessica
  228. - Enter and exit Lilycove before heading to Mt. Pyre. Heal if necessary and teach Fly to Wingull in the last repel menu
  229.  
  230. MT. PYRE/SLATEPORT CITY
  231. - Stay above 33HP (30HP at L36). If possible, Strength Carvanhas to enter a high Torrent (Rough Skin does 7-8). Ideal HP is 38-43
  232. - If you got lake candy, use it when you evolve
  233. - Aqua Grunt 1: Strengthx3
  234. - Aqua Grunt 2: Strength, MS
  235. - Aqua Grunt 3: MS, MS
  236. - After receiving the Blue Orb, get the Mt. Pyre candy and Fly to Slateport
  237. - Trigger the Submarine cutscene, follow Stern into the Harbor, then leave and Fly to Lilycove
  238.  
  239. LILYCOVE CITY/AQUA HIDEOUT
  240. - Bike to Aqua Hideout
  241. - Skip Max Elixir, but get the Master Ball
  242. - Aqua Grunt: Strength
  243. - Admin Matt: MS, MS, Surf
  244.     > Can take ~30 dmg from Rough Skin between Mt. Pyre and Matt's Carvanha to get Torrent for Mightyena
  245.     > Sharpedo Crunch does 28-33; MS is 77% to OHKO
  246.     > Torrent Surf always OHKOes Mightyena (avoids Swagger)
  247. - Repel on the first Surf tile inside the Hideout before leaving, and heal if <37HP. Ether Surf if low and got the safety Ether
  248. - Surf to Mossdeep City
  249.  
  250. MOSSDEEP CITY
  251. - Mart: Buy 5/4/6 OR 6/2/6 (depending on Heal Powder/Super Potion count)
  252. - Get Dive from Steven
  253. - Enter the gym
  254. - Walk 1U, 1R, then Max Repel and teach Dive over Mud Shot
  255. - Psychic Samantha: Surfx2 or Surf+Strength (Torrent Surf is 1/8 at L37, 5/8 at L38)
  256. - Liza and Tate:
  257.     > Favor entering in Luna Psychic range to bait attacks rather than CM/LS
  258.     > X Speed Swampert first turn; heal on slave's turn (Super Potion if only one would Psychic, Hyper if both could)
  259.     > Dive Solrock if SB charge
  260.     > Heal any sleep on slave's turn; if no heal necessary and Castform is out, RAIN DANCE
  261.     > If not Diving, Surf away
  262. - After the fight, Surf south to Seafloor Cavern
  263.  
  264. SEAFLOOR CAVERN
  265. - If perfect movement, repel wears off before spinner, so bag manip him with the next one and heal for Shelly if necessary
  266. - Admin Shelly: Strengthx2 or Strength+Surf, Surf
  267.     > Rough Skin does 8
  268.     > Ideal HP for Archie is 33-45
  269.     > Torrent Surf OHKOes Mightyena
  270. - Archie 2:
  271.     > Confusion damage is 26-31
  272.     > If HP = 33-45, lead Surf to KO Mightyena. If Swagger, just pray and heal as necessary
  273.     > If HP is 46+, heal before the fight and try to X Special+Surf Mightyena, YOLOing confusion so that you can setup for free on Crobat
  274.     >If HP < 33, Hyper first turn of the fight, then X Special+Surf.
  275.     > DO NOT X SPEED ON MIGHTYENA (instant Scary Face)
  276.     > Need 2 X Specials, 1 X Speed total if Torrent. If Torrent is impossible and you can spare another X Special, go to +3
  277.     > Surf all three (including Sharpedo)
  278. - Mash through the Aqua/Magma/Steven cutscene then Surf to Sootopolis
  279.  
  280. SOOTOPOLIS CITY
  281. - Go talk to Steven and Wallace, then enter Cave of Origin and catch Kyogre in the Master Ball
  282. - Menu:
  283.     > Use a Rare Candy on Kyogre
  284.     > If Spatk > 147, teach Waterfall over Hydro Pump
  285.     > Teach Surf over Body Slam
  286.     > Teach Shock Wave over Calm Mind
  287.     > Equip the Persim Berry
  288.     > Use the Escape Rope
  289. - Outside Cave of Origin:
  290.     > Take the Mystic Water from Swampert
  291.     > Switch Swampert with Kyogre
  292.     > Fly to Sootopolis
  293. - Surf to the gym and enter to fight Wallace
  294. - Leader Wallace:
  295.     > Shock Wave, Surf
  296.     > X Special on Sealeo (heal Paralysis)
  297.     > Shock Wave, Shock Wave, Shock Wavex2
  298.     > Hydro Pump Seaking if you didn't teach WF
  299. - Leave the gym, then Fly to Mossdeep (take the Persim first if you didn't get confused)
  300.  
  301. MOSSDEEP CITY/VICTORY ROAD
  302. - Surf south then east from Mossdeep toward Victory Road. Menu:
  303.     > Heal if you took heavy damage
  304.     > Use a Max Repel
  305.     > Give the Mystic Water to Kyogre
  306.     > Teach Waterfall over Hydro Pump if you haven't yet
  307. - Repel again inside Victory Road
  308. - Cooltrainer Hope: IB
  309. - Cooltrainer Shannon: WF
  310. - Cooltrainer Julie: WF, WF
  311. - Cooltrainer Edgar: IB
  312. - Wally, X Spec+IB, WF, Surf, Surf, Surf
  313. - 91 spe gets Gardevoir (87 at L46)
  314. - Head up to the Pokemon League
  315.  
  316. EVER GRANDE CITY
  317. - Consider buying Full Restores if 2 or fewer Hypers and/or Full Heals left, but try to skip them
  318. - You should have 3-6 X Specials remaining (depending on Flannery stall and Archie 2). You MUST have: 2 for Glacia, 1 for Steven. It's nice to have: 2 more for Glacia (good spatk), 1 for Sidney (bad spatk), 1 more for Steven, 1 for Phoebe. Plan accordingly.
  319. - You only have one extra X Speed for either Sidney or Glacia, so only X Speed on Sidney if speed is good enough for Glacia.
  320. - Sidney:
  321.     > On Sharpedo, X Speed if spe = 91-100, X Special if < 160 spatk
  322.     > WF, IB, SW, WF, IB
  323. - Phoebe
  324.     > If using X Special, do it on Sableye
  325.     > Surf, WF, WF, WF, (SW+)Surf
  326. - Glacia
  327.     > 92 spe gets first Glalie; else X Speed.
  328.     > +0 Surf in rain is guaranteed on first Glalie at 160 spatk
  329.     > In general, +1 Surf without rain is slightly better than +0 Surf in rain; always Surf if at least 154, but consider X Spec+Surf on worse spatk.
  330.     > +1 SW is guaranteed on Sealeo at 180spatk; 3/4 at 170; +2 is always guaranteed
  331.     > Favor setting up on second Sealeo, especially if going for +4
  332.     > +4 SW is guaranteed on Walrein at 167, 3/4 at 160 spatk (about 150, 144 spatk at L46)
  333.     > Surf/WF Glalie, SW Sealeo and Walrein
  334.     > If Light Screen during setup, go right to +4 on Glalie, or SW+Surf to avoid heal range if no +4
  335. - Drake
  336.     > Always IB Shelgon. If Protect, attempt to Surf Flygons or use safety Ether on Altaria if available
  337.     > X Speed on Altaria, IB all
  338. - Steven
  339.     > X Specialx1-2 on Skarmory, healing Toxic if necessary
  340.     > Must save at least 2 Surfs for Cradily and Metagross, but WF should be guaranteed on all his other Pokemon
  341.     > Surf/WF all
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