Appendix:Ruby and Sapphire walkthrough/Section 10

This is the Bulbapedia walkthrough for Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire.
These pages follow the original Game Boy Advance iteration, not Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. The guide for those games can be found here.

Fortree City

Fortree City

Fortree City is located in an old-growth forest with many towering trees. These ancient arbors are so large that the residents were able to build cozy homes among their branches. The Fortree Gym can be found in the heart of the city, and a shop offering Secret Base decorations can be found in the southeast part of town.

Secret Base Shop

Climb the ladder near the Poké Mart and head east across the rope bridge to reach a shop with a selection of Secret Base decorations for sale. Desks can be purchased at the counter to the left, while chairs can be purchased at the counter to the right.

Desk shop
Chair shop

Running Errands

Speak to the Pokémon Breeder in the northeast house to see his Wingull fly off on an errand. Return later to see if it's successful!

Reveal Your Hidden Power

The north-northwest house belongs to an old woman. Speak to her to take a quiz. She holds a coin in her hand, and asks in which one you think it's hidden. Guess correctly three times in a row to receive TM10 (Hidden Power)! This unique attack is listed as a Normal-type move, but its type and power vary depending on the Pokémon using it.

Time for a Trade

The little girl in the northwest house wants a Pikachu. If you happen to catch one in the nearby Safari Zone, she'll give you her Skitty in return. Skitty arrives holding a Glitter Mail.

Route 120

With an invisible object blocking the Gym, there's nothing else to do in the city. Go east to Route 120 to find Steven on the northern bridge. It seems that another unseen object blocks the way forward, but luckily he has a way to solve this mystery. He puts on the Devon Scope, a high-tech piece of eyewear that reveals invisible objects. Sure enough, they reveal a Kecleon in front of you; catch or defeat the Pokémon to clear the bridge. Pleased with your actions, Steven allows you to keep the device. With the Devon Scope in hand, you can chase off the Kecleon outside the Gym, so head back into town to win your next Badge!

Fortree City

Fortree Gym

Fortree Gym

Fortree City Pokémon Gym
Leader: Winona

The bird user taking flight into the world.

The Fortree Gym specializes in Flying-type Pokémon, which take serious damage from Electric, Rock, and Ice moves. The Gym is fairly straightforward, with a single path leading up to the Gym Leader's lofty perch. The only obstacles are turnstiles, some of which can only be spun in certain directions. Pass through the first two turnstiles to reach Bird Keeper Jared, and Picnicker Kylee beyond him. Defeat Kylee and spin the second turnstile the opposite direction to continue on. Go north to find the next two turnstiles. Go north past the L-shaped one, and spin the T-shaped one in a counter-clockwise direction. Spin the third clockwise and loop around to pass through the fourth turnstile. Continue past Camper Terrell to find the final three turnstiles. Go east through the fifth, then northeast through the sixth. Before moving on, spin the most recent one back to its starting position. Go south through the final turnstile before looping around past Bird Keeper Will to reach the Gym Leader.

Winona starts off with Swellow, which tends to lead with Double Team to raise its evasiveness. This can become increasingly problematic, so use super-effective moves to defeat it quickly. Her Pelipper takes massive damage from Electric attacks. Rock moves are also effective, but Rock Pokémon should be wary of its Water Gun. Skarmory has several resistances and a high physical Defense, which may rise even higher due to Steel Wing. Sand-Attack makes it harder to hit, while Aerial Ace's perfect accuracy lets it reliably land a hit. Due to its Dragon typing, her Altaria takes only normal damage from Electric moves. Rock moves will be more effective, and Ice moves are greater still. It can target unsuspecting Electric types with Earthquake, and can raise its Attack and Speed with Dragon Dance.

Fortree Gym

Upon her defeat, Winona awards you the Feather Badge, which ensures obedience from all Pokémon up to level 70 and enables the use of Fly in the field. This move allows you to instantly revisit any city or town you've previously explored. She also hands out TM40 (Aerial Ace) as a prize.

Route 120

Route 120

The lengthy Route 120 runs southeast from Fortree City to Route 121. The long grass makes great cover for Pokémon capable of camouflaging themselves. Two separate ruins, Scorched Slab and the Ancient Tomb, are located here.

Gabby and Ty

After defeating Gabby and Ty on Route 118, the news team can now be found in the northeast corner of the route. Accept their challenge and give them another great interview afterwards!

Scorched Slab

Scorched Slab is a cave jutting up out of the north lake. The entrance lies at water level, so the single chamber inside holds mostly water. At the far end of the cave, a small slab of rock holds a single bit of treasure, TM11 (Sunny Day).

A Berry A Day

The route splits near its south end, with the western trail leading up to a plateau. Talk to the Beauty near the stairway and she'll give you one rare Berry every day. The kind of Berry received depends on the last digit of your Trainer ID number.

Berry Condition
  Figy Berry ID number ends in 0 or 5
  Wiki Berry ID number ends in 1 or 6
  Mago Berry ID number ends in 2 or 7
  Aguav Berry ID number ends in 3 or 8
  Iapapa Berry ID number ends in 4 or 9

Ancient Tomb

The unusual arrangement of stones on the southwest plateau is known as the Ancient Tomb. It is believed to mark the resting place of a legendary Pokémon. But with the entrance sealed, you won't be able to investigate until later.

Route 121

Route 121

Though smaller than the previous area, Route 121 is more straightforward. Route 122 runs off to the south, while Lilycove City lies to the east. The north side of the route is home to the Safari Zone, a park that attracts Trainers from across the region.

A Sighting

It's not long before you catch a glimpse of Team MagmaR/Team AquaS. These Grunts are in a rush to reach Mt. Pyre, and take off to the south.

Safari Zone

The Safari Zone

The Safari Zone gives Trainers a chance to encounter all kinds of Pokémon. It is only open to Trainers participating in the Safari Game, where Trainers must use unconventional tactics to try to catch these Pokémon. Admission is $500, and entrants are given 30 Safari Balls to be used and a limit of 500 steps taken before the game is over. The varied terrain means that some areas are only accessible by Acro Bike or Mach Bike. A Pokéblock Case is also required.

Safari Game

In a Safari Game, Trainers must use unconventional tactics to catch wild Pokémon. Rather than use your own Pokémon in battle, you are only allowed to throw Pokéblocks to entice the target, making it less likely to run; or go near, which makes the target easier to catch but more likely to run.

In addition, there are several Pokéblock feeders scattered throughout the park. Each feeder can accept a single Pokéblock at a time. Any Pokémon encountered in the feeder's range of five steps will have a Nature that is attracted to that type of Pokéblock. The feeder's effect dissipates after 100 steps are taken.

Route 122

Route 122

Route 122 is a short, simple ocean route stretching between Routes 121 and 123, with Mt. Pyre standing tall in the center.

Mt. Pyre, 1F
Mt. Pyre, 6F
Mt. Pyre, Exterior and Summit

Mt. Pyre

The towering Mt. Pyre exists to soothe the spirits of Pokémon that have passed on. Hoenn's most beloved Pokémon have been laid to rest here, making the mountain a very sacred place.


On 1F, talk to the old woman in the northeast corner. Concerned for your safety, she gives you a Cleanse Tag, which reduces the wild encounter rate when held by your lead Pokémon.

On 6F, pick up TM30 (Shadow Ball) from the south side before falling through the nearby hole in the floor. On the south side of 5F, you find a Lax Incense, which boosts the holder's evasiveness by 5%. Fall through the next hole to return to 4F, where you find a Sea Incense. This item gives Water moves a 20% power boost when held. These Incenses also allow Wobbuffet, Marill, and Azumarill to produce Wynaut and Azurill Eggs at the Day Care.


Reaching the summit means a long climb up the mountainside. Be sure to collect TM48 (Skill Swap) and the Max Potion before moving on.


When you reach the summit, you are finally able to catch up to Team MagmaR/Team AquaS. Show no mercy to the three Grunts lining the path as you advance northward. Upon reaching the mountain's highest peak, you witness MaxieR/ArchieS stealing the Blue OrbR/Red OrbS from its altar! Like your last meeting atop Mt. Chimney, he doesn't have much time to waste on you. He orders the rest of the team to Slateport City, to commandeer a submarine moored at the harbor there. He flees a moment later, and the elderly caretakers of the two Orbs then entrust the remaining Red OrbR/Blue OrbS to you, saying that the two Orbs belong together and must never be separated as they are now. The quickest way back to Slateport is to Fly there, otherwise you'll need to head south through Route 123.

Route 123

Route 123

Route 123 slopes downhill as it runs westward, from Route 122 back to Route 118. The Berry Master's house, and his extensive backyard garden, can be found on the route's west side.

Berry Master's House

The Berry Master's house, and the Berry garden he tends, are located near the route's west end. Talk to him to receive two Berries of the same name every day, chosen randomly: Pomeg, Kelpsy, Qualot, Hondew, Grepa, Tamato, Cornn, Magost, Rabuta, or Nomel.

The Berry Master's wife will give out a Berry each day as well, but the type depends on whether or not you tell her a special phrase. Most answers will result in a common type of Berry—Cheri, Chesto, Pecha, Rawst, Aspear, Leppa, Oran, Persim, Lum, or Sitrus—while certain answers will earn a rarer variety. After hearing all five phrases, she will hand out one common Berry every day.

Phrase Berry Received
GREAT BATTLE   Spelon Berry
COOL LATIOS   Durin Berry
SUPER HUSTLE   Belue Berry

← Part 9 Route 111 (desert), Petalburg Gym, Route 118, Route 119, Weather Institute
Ruby and Sapphire
Slateport City, Lilycove City, Team Hideout, Route 124, Mossdeep City Part 11 →

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