Kalos Route 10

Kalos
Route 10
10番道路
Route 10
Kalos Route 10 XY.png
Map description
Countless stones line this mysterious path in such numbers and arrays that it seems overwhelming.
Required for navigation
Connecting locations
 
Geosenge Town
 
Route 10
 
Cyllage City
 
Location
Kalos Route 10
Location of Route 10 in Kalos.
Pokémon world routes
Route 9       Route 11

Route 10 (Japanese: 10番道路 Route 10) is a route in western Kalos, connecting Geosenge Town and Cyllage City. The route is also known as Menhir Trail (Japanese: メンヒルロード Menhir Road).

Route description

Route 10 is a route between Geosenge Town and Cyllage City. It is lined with mysterious stones (based on the Carnac stones), which are actually the graves of Pokémon who were sacrificed 3,000 years ago in order for their life forces to energize the ultimate weapon that was used by AZ to end the war. The stones, as noted by researchers such as Colress, usually put out energy. However, when the ultimate weapon is fully activated, that reverses and they begin to absorb energy from Pokémon.

While the ultimate weapon is present in Geosenge Town, Route 10 is completely closed to access. One Team Flare member blocking the area says that the player should not be exposed to the sights taking place there, presumably with the stones in the area. After the ultimate weapon is destroyed, it is revealed that Tierno and others were fighting Team Flare in the area.

Items

Item Location Games
  Iapapa Berry In front of the Berry tree at the first bend in the road north from Cyllage City (regenerates after 7 days)  X  Y 
  Revive On the southwestern-most menhir among the northeastern bed of yellow flowers north of the Cyllage City entrance (requires Strength) (hidden)  X  Y 
  TM73 (Thunder Wave) Past two Strength puzzles north of the Cyllage City entrance (requires Strength)  X  Y 
  Mind Plate In the southeast corner of the southern rock-bordered field of large menhirs  X  Y 
  X Accuracy In the northwest corner of the southern rock-bordered field of large menhirs  X  Y 
  Paralyze Heal One space south of the northeast corner of the southern rock-bordered field of large menhirs (hidden)  X  Y 
  Burn Heal In the southeast corner of the middle rock-bordered field of large menhirs (hidden)  X  Y 
  Thunder Stone In the northwest corner of the middle rock-bordered field of large menhirs  X  Y 

Natural objects

Item Location Games
  Rawst Berry Randomly found by using Air Cutter, Blizzard, or Twister on a green Berry tree during a battle  X  Y 
  Lum Berry Randomly found by using Air Cutter, Blizzard, or Twister on a green Berry tree during a battle  X  Y 
  Aguav Berry Randomly found by using Air Cutter, Blizzard, or Twister on a green Berry tree during a battle  X  Y 
  Rindo Berry Randomly found by using Air Cutter, Blizzard, or Twister on a green Berry tree during a battle  X  Y 
  Kebia Berry Randomly found by using Air Cutter, Blizzard, or Twister on a green Berry tree during a battle  X  Y 
  Tanga Berry Randomly found by using Air Cutter, Blizzard, or Twister on a green Berry tree during a battle  X  Y 
  Babiri Berry Randomly found by using Air Cutter, Blizzard, or Twister on a green Berry tree during a battle  X  Y 
  Chesto Berry Randomly found by using Air Cutter, Blizzard, or Twister on a purple Berry tree during a battle  X  Y 
  Wiki Berry Randomly found by using Air Cutter, Blizzard, or Twister on a purple Berry tree during a battle  X  Y 
  Payapa Berry Randomly found by using Air Cutter, Blizzard, or Twister on a purple Berry tree during a battle  X  Y 
  Kasib Berry Randomly found by using Air Cutter, Blizzard, or Twister on a purple Berry tree during a battle  X  Y 
  Colbur Berry Randomly found by using Air Cutter, Blizzard, or Twister on a purple Berry tree during a battle  X  Y 
  Mental Herb Randomly found by using Petal Blizzard or Razor Leaf on grass during a battle  X  Y 
  Power Herb Randomly found by using Petal Blizzard or Razor Leaf on grass during a battle  X  Y 
  White Herb Randomly found by using Petal Blizzard or Razor Leaf on grass during a battle  X  Y 

Pokémon

Pokémon Games Location Levels Rate
  Eevee
X Y
  Grass
19-21 5%
  Snubbull
X Y
  Grass
21 10%
  Houndour
X Y
  Grass
21 10%
  Electrike
X Y
  Grass
21 10%
  Sigilyph
X Y
  Grass
19-21 20%
  Emolga
X Y
  Grass
19-20 5%
  Golett
X Y
  Grass
19-21 30%
  Hawlucha
X Y
  Grass
19-20 20%
Yellow flowers
  Eevee
X Y
  Yellow flowers
19-20 20%
  Snubbull
X Y
  Yellow flowers
19-21 30%
  Houndour
X Y
  Yellow flowers
19-20 20%
  Electrike
X Y
  Yellow flowers
19-20 20%
  Sigilyph
X Y
  Yellow flowers
21 10%
  Emolga
X Y
  Yellow flowers
19-20 5%
  Golett
X Y
  Yellow flowers
21 10%
  Hawlucha
X Y
  Yellow flowers
21 5%
Horde Encounter
  Yanma
X Y
  Horde Encounter
10 35%
  Houndour
X Y
  Horde Encounter
11 5%
  Nosepass
X Y
  Horde Encounter
10 60%
  Electrike
X Y
  Horde Encounter
11 5%
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

Trainer Pokémon
 
Psychic Robert
ケイジ Keiji
Reward:  1,232
  Solosis Lv.22
No item
 
Tourist Fumiko
ジュンコ Junko
Reward:  1,520
  Skiploom Lv.19
No item
  Azumarill Lv.19
No item
  Dunsparce Lv.19
No item
 
Psychic Sayid
エリック Eric
Reward:  1,176
  Meditite Lv.19
No item
  Kirlia Lv.21
No item
 
Tourist Tomoko
ハルミ Harumi
Reward:  1,520
  Drifloon Lv.19
No item
  Hippopotas Lv.19
No item
  Pachirisu Lv.19
No item
After earning the Cliff Badge
 
Team Flare Grunt
Reward:  920
  Houndour Lv.21
No item
  Golbat Lv.23
No item
 
Team Flare Grunt
Reward:  840
  Electrike Lv.23
No item
  Croagunk Lv.21
No item
 
Team Flare Grunt
Reward:  960
  Gulpin Lv.24
No item


In the anime

 
Route 10 in the anime

Route 10 made its first appearance in A Battle by Any Other Name!. Ash and his friends visited a town located along the route, which featured a Poké Puff-making competition that Serena entered. Surrounding the town is a forest made up of mostly Berry trees. Past the town is Calanthe Town, as shown in To Find a Fairy Flower!. There is a plain near the town where Fairy Flowers held by Flabébé is known to grown. Brackish Town is located after Calanthe Town, as shown in The Bonds of Evolution. The town is famous for its chocolate cake. It has a large stadium where Diantha had an exhibition match. Past that town is another town, as shown in Heroes - Friends and Faux Alike!. The town is surrounded by forest, but there is also some rocky hills. In Mega Revelations!, a large canyon is shown to be located within the forest.

In the manga

 
The ancient Absorber in Pokémon Adventures

Pokémon Adventures

X & Y chapter

Route 10 first appeared in PS586. After the initial activation of the ultimate weapon had failed to take any lives thanks to X and his friends, Xerosic discovered that the stones lining the area were actually an ancient form of the Absorber used by AZ when he first used the ultimate weapon. With the other Absorber destroyed when Xerneas awakened from its dormant tree form, Xerosic decided to use the stones as a replacement to refuel the ultimate weapon with Pokémon life energy.

In PS589, a group of Team Flare Grunts lined up the stones with Pokémon captured from Pokémon Village. Before they could finish their job of absorbing the life energy of the captive Pokémon, however, they were attacked by Viola, Alexa, Clemont, Bonnie, and Yvette, who had learned of Team Flare's plans and arrived to free the Pokémon they had captured and destroy the stones to prevent the ultimate weapon from ever being used again. With the other Gym Leaders taking down their reinforcement forces, the Team Flare members on Route 10 were soon defeated, despite the support of Malva's Delphox.

Trivia

  • A Backpacker here mentions Colress once telling him about the mysterious energy emitted by the stones on this route.
  • After being defeated, Psychic Robert says that the player's Pokémon's "power levels" are "over 9,000 for sure," making a reference to the memetic phrase from the Dragon Ball Z anime series.

Name origin

Menhir is a Breton word used to describe a standing stone. The standing stones on Route 10 are inspired by the Carnac stones in Carnac and La Trinité-sur-Mer in the French coastal region of Brittany.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 巨石路 Jùshí Lù
  French Route Menhir
  German Menhir-Weg
  Italian Strada del Menhir
  Korean 멘히르로드 Menhir Road
  Spanish Camino Menhires



Burial grounds


Kalos
               
Settlements
Vaniville TownAquacorde Town‎Santalune CityLumiose CityCamphrier TownCyllage City
Ambrette TownGeosenge TownShalour CityCoumarine CityLaverre CityDendemille TownAnistar City
Couriway TownSnowbelle CityPokémon LeagueKiloude City‎
Routes
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Landmarks
Santalune ForestChamber of EmptinessParfum PalaceBattle ChateauBerry fieldsConnecting CaveGlittering CaveReflection Cave
Tower of MasteryAzure BaySea Spirit's DenKalos Power PlantPoké Ball FactoryLost HotelFrost CavernLysandre Labs
Team Flare Secret HQTerminus CavePokémon VillageVictory RoadBattle MaisonFriend SafariUnknown Dungeon


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