Johto Route 42

Johto
Route 42
42番道路
Route 42
Johto Route 42 HGSS.png
Map description
A small path opened at the base of challenging Mt. Mortar with multiple entrances to it.
Required for navigation
Connecting locations
 
Mt. Mortar
 
Ecruteak City
Route 42
Mahogany Town
Location
Johto Route 42
Location of Route 42 in Johto.
Johto Route 42 GSC.png
Gen II
Pokémon world routes
Route 41       Route 43

Route 42 (Japanese: 42ばんどうろ Route 42) is a route in northern Johto, connecting Ecruteak City and Mahogany Town. Mt. Mortar lies on the route with multiple entrances along the route.

Route description

Upon leaving from either the western or eastern terminus, a Trainer must have a Pokémon with Surf to continue, as the route is divided twice over by small lakes. Alternatively, they can pass through Mt. Mortar to the north. On the small landmass between the two, there is a tree that is able to be Cut, leading to a trio of Apricorn trees, much like those on Route 37.

Each of the landmasses on the route also features an entrance to a different part of Mt. Mortar.

In Pokémon Crystal, HeartGold and SoulSilver, Suicune appears on the overworld near the Apricorn trees, but flees if the player gets close.

Items

Item Location Games
  Ultra Ball In the indent next to the western entrance to Mt. Mortar  G  S  C 
  TM65 (Shadow Claw) In the indent next to the western entrance to Mt. Mortar  HG  SS 
  HM04 (Strength) Given by the Hiker running out of Mt. Mortar  HG  SS 
  Max Potion In the southwestern tile of the large rock in the middle of the western pond (requires Surf) (hidden)  G  S  C 
  Super Potion Northeast of the Apricorn grove (requires Surf)  G  S  C  HG  SS 
  Pnk Apricorn In the left Apricorn tree in the middle of the route (requires Surf and Cut) (daily)  G  S  C  HG  SS 
  Grn Apricorn In the middle Apricorn tree in the middle of the route (requires Surf and Cut) (daily)  G  S  C  HG  SS 
  Ylw Apricorn In the right Apricorn tree in the middle of the route (requires Surf and Cut) (daily)  G  S  C  HG  SS 
  Max Potion In the small rock on the patch of land south of the eastern pond (requires Surf) (hidden)  HG  SS 
  Water Stone Sometimes given out by Fisherman Tully if the player has his phone number  C  HG  SS 
  Dubious Disc On the patch of land north of the eastern pond, accessed via the upper exit from Mt. Mortar (requires Rock Climb)  HG  SS 

Pokémon

Generation II

Pokémon Games Location Levels Rate
     
  Rattata
G S C
  Grass
15 20% 20% 0%
  Rattata
G S C
  Grass
13 0% 0% 30%
  Raticate
G S C
  Grass
16 10% 10% 0%
  Raticate
G S C
  Grass
15 0% 0% 20%
  Spearow
G S C
  Grass
14-16 30% 30% 0%
  Spearow
G S C
  Grass
14-16 40% 40% 0%
  Spearow
G S C
  Grass
14 30% 30% 0%
  Fearow
G S C
  Grass
16 5% 5% 0%
  Ekans
G S C
  Grass
13 30% 30% 0%
  Arbok
G S C
  Grass
15 5% 5% 0%
  Zubat
G S C
  Grass
14-16 0% 0% 30%
  Zubat
G S C
  Grass
14-16 0% 0% 40%
  Zubat
G S C
  Grass
14 0% 0% 30%
  Golbat
G S C
  Grass
16 0% 0% 15%
  Mankey
G S C
  Grass
15 30%
  Mareep
G S C
  Grass
13 30%
  Mareep
G S C
  Grass
13-15 50%
  Flaaffy
G S C
  Grass
15-17 10%
  Marill
G S C
  Grass
15 0% 0% 5%
Surfing
  Goldeen
G S C
  Surfing
15-24 90%
  Seaking
G S C
  Surfing
20-24 10%
Fishing
  Goldeen
G S C
  Fishing
Old Rod
10 15%
  Magikarp
G S C
  Fishing
Old Rod
10 85%
  Goldeen
G S C
  Fishing
Good Rod
20 65%
  Magikarp
G S C
  Fishing
Good Rod
20 35%
  Goldeen
G S C
  Fishing
Super Rod
40 70%
  Seaking
G S C
  Fishing
Super Rod
40 10%
  Magikarp
G S C
  Fishing
Super Rod
40 20%
Headbutt tree
(Moderate chances of battle)
  Spearow
G S C
  Headbutt
10 80%
  Spearow
G S C
  Headbutt
10 65%
  Ekans
G S C
  Headbutt
10 15%
  Aipom
G S C
  Headbutt
10 20%
Headbutt tree
(Low chances of battle)
  Spearow
G S C
  Headbutt
10 50%
  Aipom
G S C
  Headbutt
10 20%
  Heracross
G S C
  Headbutt
10 30%
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 IV

Pokémon Games Location Levels Rate
     
  Spearow
HG SS
  Grass
14-16 30% 30% 0%
  Spearow
HG SS
  Grass
14-16 40% 40% 0%
  Zubat
HG SS
  Grass
14-16 0% 0% 30%
  Zubat
HG SS
  Grass
14-16 0% 0% 40%
  Mankey
HG SS
  Grass
15 30%
  Mareep
HG SS
  Grass
13 30%
  Mareep
HG SS
  Grass
13-15 50%
  Flaaffy
HG SS
  Grass
15-17 10%
Surfing
  Goldeen
HG SS
  Surfing
10-25 90%
  Seaking
HG SS
  Surfing
15-25 10%
Fishing
  Goldeen
HG SS
  Fishing
Old Rod
10 15%
  Magikarp
HG SS
  Fishing
Old Rod
10 85%
  Goldeen
HG SS
  Fishing
Good Rod
20 60%
  Magikarp
HG SS
  Fishing
Good Rod
20 40%
  Goldeen
HG SS
  Fishing
Super Rod
40 70%
  Seaking
HG SS
  Fishing
Super Rod
40 10%
  Magikarp
HG SS
  Fishing
Super Rod
40 20%
Headbutt
  Spearow
HG SS
  Headbutt
13-16 50%
  Aipom
HG SS
  Headbutt
13-16 20%
  Heracross
HG SS
  Headbutt
13-14 30%
Special Pokémon
  Linoone
HG SS
  Hoenn Sound
14 20%
  Whismur
HG SS
  Hoenn Sound
13-14 20%
  Bidoof
HG SS
  Sinnoh Sound
14 20%
  Buizel
HG SS
  Sinnoh Sound
13-14 20%
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.


Trainers

Generation II

Trainer Pokémon
 
Fisher ChrisGS/TullyC
ミノル Minoru
Reward:  720
 
  Qwilfish Lv.18
No item
 
PokéManiac Shane
トシノブ Toshinobu
Reward:  960
  Nidorina Lv.16
No item
  Nidorino Lv.16
No item
 
Hiker Benjamin
テツジ Tetsuji
Reward:  512
  Diglett Lv.14
No item
  Geodude Lv.14
No item
  Dugtrio Lv.16
No item
Rematch
 
Fisher ChrisGS/TullyC
ミノル Minoru
Reward:  920
After the Goldenrod Radio Tower incident
and defeating the previous teamC
 
  Qwilfish Lv.23
No item
 
Fisher ChrisGS
ミノル Minoru
Reward:  1360
After becoming Champion
 
  Goldeen Lv.32
No item
  Goldeen Lv.32
No item
  Qwilfish Lv.34
No item
 
Fisher TullyC
ミノル Minoru
Reward:  1280
After becoming Champion
and defeating the previous team
 
  Goldeen Lv.32
No item
  Goldeen Lv.32
No item
  Qwilfish Lv.32
No item
 
Fisher TullyC
ミノル Minoru
Reward:  1480
After returning the Machine Part
and defeating the previous team
 
  Seaking Lv.34
No item
  Seaking Lv.34
No item
  Qwilfish Lv.37
No item
Trainers with a telephone symbol by their names will give their Pokégear number to the player, and may call or be called for a rematch with higher-level Pokémon.


Generation IV

Trainer Pokémon
 
Fisherman Tully
ミノル Minoru
Reward:  608
 
  Qwilfish Lv.19
No item
 
Poké Maniac Shane
トシノブ Toshinobu
Reward:  1088
  Nidorina Lv.17
No item
  Nidorino Lv.17
No item
 
Hiker Benjamin
テツジ Tetsuji
Reward:  544
  Diglett Lv.15
No item
  Geodude Lv.15
No item
  Dugtrio Lv.17
No item
Rematch
 
Fisherman Tully*
ミノル Minoru
Reward:  1056
 
  Qwilfish Lv.33
No item
 
Fisherman Tully*
ミノル Minoru
Reward:  1216
 
  Goldeen Lv.30
No item
  Goldeen Lv.30
No item
  Qwilfish Lv.38
No item
 
Fisherman Tully*
ミノル Minoru
Reward:  1696
 
  Seaking Lv.41
No item
  Seaking Lv.50
No item
  Qwilfish Lv.53
No item
Trainers with a telephone symbol by their names will give their Pokégear number to the player, and may call or be called for a rematch with higher-level Pokémon.


Walking Pokémon effects

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When interacting with walking Pokémon in HeartGold and SoulSilver, the Pokémon may occasionally show an altered mood specific to this location.

  • The walking Pokémon would occasionally cry out and look at the tall mountain. It can sometimes find something on top of the mountain.
  • Rock-type Pokémon occasionally look at the mountain as if anticipating climbing it.

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

Gold, Silver & Crystal chapter

Route 42 appeared in Absolutely Azumarill. After failing to catch Suicune at the Tin Tower, Crystal found herself unable to catch any Pokémon whatsoever. Moreover, her Pokédex had been broken as she fell from the tower, leaving her unable to track Suicune. She started falling into depression at the thought of possibly failing to fulfill Professor Oak's request of completing the Pokédex, but when her mother, Mirei, appeared before her and saw her sorry state, she angrily snapped at Crystal and told her to retrain herself at Mt. Mortar, where she had originally mastered her catching skills.


Johto
               
Settlements
New Bark TownCherrygrove CityViolet CityAzalea TownGoldenrod CityEcruteak City
Olivine CityCianwood CityMahogany TownBlackthorn CitySafari Zone GateFrontier Access
Routes
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Landmarks
Dark CaveSprout TowerRuins of AlphUnion CaveSlowpoke WellIlex ForestRadio TowerGlobal Terminal
Goldenrod TunnelNational ParkPokéathlon DomeBell TowerBellchime TrailBurned TowerMoomoo FarmGlitter Lighthouse
Battle Tower (CrystalHGSS)/FrontierCliff Edge GateCliff CaveEmbedded TowerSafari ZoneWhirl Islands
Mt. MortarLake of RageTeam Rocket HQIce PathDragon's DenS.S. AquaMt. Silver
Access to
Sinjoh RuinsKanto


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