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Ancient Tomb 古代塚
Ancient Tomb
"Wild Missingno. appeared!"
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Location: Route 120
Region: Hoenn
Generations: III, VI
Hoenn Ancient Tomb Map.png
Location of Ancient Tomb in Hoenn.
Pokémon world locations

The Ancient Tomb (Japanese: 古代塚 Ancient Tomb) is a location in Hoenn on Route 120. Registeel resides in the innermost chamber.



On Route 120, to the southwest, is a flight of stairs that lead up to the Ancient Tomb. The Ancient Tomb is a large rock with a small opening that leads into the inside of tomb, along with Registeel. There are six stone pillars surrounding the tomb, three on each side.

Encounter with Registeel

To get to Registeel, the Sealed Chamber's puzzle must be completed. Afterward, the ruins can be accessed.

In Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire, the player must use Fly in the middle of the room to open the door inside. The Braille reads: "With new time, hope and love, aim to the sky in the middle."

In Pokémon Emerald, the player must use Flash in the middle of the room. The Braille reads: "Those who inherit our will, shine in the middle."

In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, the player must use Fly in the middle of the room. The Braille reads: "Stand center. Aim to the sky with love and hope and time."


Generation III

  Pokémon     Games     Location     Levels     Rate  
Special Pokémon
Registeel Registeel
Premier Ball Only one
40 One
A colored background means that the Pokémon can be found in this location in the specified game. A white background with a colored letter means that the Pokémon cannot be found here.

Generation VI

  Pokémon     Games     Location     Levels     Rate  
Special Pokémon
Registeel Registeel
Premier Ball Only one
40 One
A colored background means that the Pokémon can be found in this location in the specified game. A white background with a colored letter means that the Pokémon cannot be found here.


Game Exterior Interior
Ruby Ancient Tomb RS.png Ancient Tomb interior E.png
Emerald Ancient Tomb E.png
Omega Ruby Ancient Tomb ORAS.png Ancient Tomb interior ORAS.png
Alpha Sapphire

In the TCG

TCG Ancient Tomb.png

This listing is of cards mentioning or featuring Ancient Tomb in the Pokémon Trading Card Game.

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
Rarity # Japanese
Rarity #
Ancient Tomb T [St] EX Hidden Legends Uncommon 87/101 Undone Seal Uncommon 079/083

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 古代墳墓 Gǔdài Fénmù
France Flag.png French Tombeau Antique
Germany Flag.png German Grabmal
Italy Flag.png Italian Tomba Antica
South Korea Flag.png Korean 고대의 무덤 Godae-yi Mudeom
Spain Flag.png Spanish Tumba Antigua

See also

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