Escape Rope

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Escape Rope
あなぬけのヒモ
Hole-Escape Rope
Escape Rope
Escape Rope
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation I
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Fling
Power 30

The Escape Rope (Japanese: あなぬけのヒモ Hole-Escape Rope) is an item introduced in Generation I. It is one of the many items developed by Silph Co.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
RBY/RGBY
GSC
RSEFRLG
PokémonDollar.png550 PokémonDollar.png275
Colo.XD N/A PokémonDollar.png275
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
PokémonDollar.png550 PokémonDollar.png275
SM PokémonDollar.png1,000 PokémonDollar.png500

Effect

Manual activation

Generation I

Escape Ropes are used, in places such as caves, to warp back to the last Pokémon Center player healed at (or home if player never healed in Pokémon Center). This effect alleviates the necessity to have a Pokémon with Dig in the party, when a player wants to exit a cave or similar location quickly.

Generation II onward

Escape Ropes now transport the user to the entrance from which the player entered the cave or building. It has no effect in Pokémon Colosseum and Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness.

The Escape Rope cannot be used to escape from the Spear Pillar, the Distortion World, or the Hall of Origin, as they are all considered to be outside of Mt. Coronet by the games' programming. It also cannot be used in Turnback Cave.

Other uses

The Escape Rope is required for an Unown puzzle in Crystal, HeartGold and SoulSilver. Using it opens up a room containing four healing items.

On weekends at Anville Town, the player can exchange two Escape Ropes with a man for a Revive.

Description

Games Description
Stad When in a place like a cave, this returns you to the last Pokémon Center visited.
GSC Use for escaping from caves, etc.
RSE Use to escape instantly from a cave or dungeon.
Colo.XD An item brought over from a faraway place.
FRLG
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
A long, durable rope. Use it to escape instantly from a cave or a dungeon.
XYORAS
SM
A long and durable rope. Use it to escape instantly from a cave or a dungeon.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
RBY/RGBY Mt. Moon, Route 11, Pokémon Tower, Rocket Hideout, Silph Co., Pokémon Mansion Pewter, CeruleanY, Lavender, Saffron and Cinnabar Island Poké Marts
GSC Sprout Tower, Mt. Mortar, Tin Tower, Whirl Islands, Mt. Silver Violet and Azalea Poké Marts, Goldenrod and Celadon Department Stores
Sometime purchased by Mom
RSE Granite Cave, Abandoned Ship, New Mauville, Team Magma HideoutE Petalburg, Rustboro, Slateport, Fallarbor, and the Lilycove Department Store
Pickup (Levels 1-60)E
FRLG Mt. Moon, Route 11, Rock Tunnel, Pokémon Tower, Rocket Hideout, Silph Co., Pokémon Mansion Pewter, Cerulean, Lavender, Saffron, Cinnabar Island, Three Island, Four Island, Six Island and Seven Island Poké Marts
DPPt Oreburgh Mine, Wayward Cave, Solaceon RuinsDP, Iron Island, Mt. Coronet, Stark Mountain All Poké Marts (after earning 1 Badge)
Pickup (Levels 1-60)
HGSS Sprout Tower, Mt. Mortar, Bell Tower, Whirl Islands, Seafoam Islands, Mt. Silver All Poké Marts (after earning 1 Badge)
Pickup (Levels 1-60)
PW Rugged Road, Rally
BW Wellspring Cave All Poké Marts (after earning 1 Badge)
Pickup (Levels 1-60)
B2W2 Relic Passage, Mistralton Cave, Chargestone Cave, Reversal Mountain, Victory Road, Wellspring Cave All Poké Marts (after earning 1 Badge)
Pokéstar Studios
Pickup (Levels 1-60)
XY Shabboneau Castle, Frost Cavern, Terminus Cave, Anistar City, Route 8, Route 19, Glittering Cave, Reflection Cave, Victory Road All Poké Marts (after earning 1 Badge)
Lost Hotel (Trash Cans)
Pickup (Levels 1-60)
ORAS Granite Cave, Trick House, Sea Mauville, New Mauville, Scorched Slab, Team Magma HideoutOR/Team Aqua HideoutAS, Seafloor Cavern All Poké Marts (after earning 1 Badge)
Secret Base ("Pick something up" with Secret Pal)
Pickup (Levels 1-60)
SM Seaward Cave, Diglett's Tunnel, Shady House, Vast Poni Canyon, Mount Lanakila All Poké Marts
Pickup

In the manga

Escape Rope in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In Hurray for Heracross, Bugsy discovered a puzzle while in the Ruins of Alph that read "ESCAPE," prompting him to use an Escape Rope. As a result, the wall collapsed, revealing Suicune.

In the TCG

The following is a list of cards named Escape Rope.

Related cards
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a silver background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Expansion
Rarity # Japanese
Expansion
Rarity #
Escape Rope I Plasma Storm Uncommon 120/135 Freeze Bolt U 054/059
      BW-P Promotional cards   169/BW-P
 

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 離洞繩 Lèihduhng Sìhng *
Mandarin 離洞繩 / 离洞绳 Lídòng Shéng *
脫離洞穴的繩子 / 脱离洞穴的绳子 Tuōlí Dòngxué de Shéngzi *
钻洞的绳子 Zuān Dòng de Shéngzi *
France Flag.png French Corde Sortie
Germany Flag.png German Fluchtseil
Italy Flag.png Italian Fune di Fuga
South Korea Flag.png Korean 동굴탈출로프 Donggul Talchul Rope
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Corda de Fuga
Russia Flag.png Russian Спасательный Канат Spasatel'nyy Kanat
Spain Flag.png Spanish Cuerda Huida
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Dây để thoát động

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