List of in-game event Pokémon (Ruby and Sapphire)

For a similar list from Pokémon Emerald, see List of in-game event Pokémon (Emerald). For a similar list from Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, see List of in-game event Pokémon (Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire).

This is a list of Pokémon obtainable from events found in Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire. These specific instances of Pokémon can only be obtained once per game; however, some may also be obtained in other ways as well.

List of Pokémon

Starter Pokémon

On Route 101, Professor Birch gets attacked by a wild Poochyena (Zigzagoon in Pokémon Emerald), and the player has to use either Treecko, Torchic, or Mudkip to save him.

Each Pokémon has starts with the same two moves in Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald, which was later expanded into 3 moves per Pokémon in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  TREECKO / Dex No. 252 Route 101 Normal Pound
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Leer
  Grass Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Overgrow
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  TORCHIC / Dex No. 255 Route 101 Normal Scratch
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
  Fire Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Blaze
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  MUDKIP / Dex No. 258 Route 101 Normal Tackle
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
  Water Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Torrent
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Wynaut

The old woman by the sand baths in Lavaridge Town will give the player a Wynaut Egg.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  WYNAUT / Dex No. 360 (Place hatched) Normal Splash
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Charm
  Psychic Unknown - Normal Encore
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Shadow Tag
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Castform

The staff of the Weather Institute will give the player a Castform for saving the facility from Team MagmaR/Team AquaS.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  CASTFORM / Dex No. 351 Route 119 Ice Powder Snow
Lv.25 Type Met at Lv. 25. Water Rain Dance
  Normal Unknown - Fire Sunny Day
Item - Ice Hail
  Mystic Water - Ability Forecast
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Kecleon

There are eight set encounters with Kecleon accessible via the Devon Scope throughout Route 119 and Route 120.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  KECLEON / Dex No. 352 Route 119/120 Dark Faint Attack
Lv.30 Type Met at Lv. 30. Normal Fury Swipes
  Normal Unknown - Psychic Psybeam
Item - Normal Screech
  None - Ability Color Change
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Fossil Pokémon

The player may choose between the Root and Claw Fossils on Route 111, while the other fossil will sink into the sand and become permanently lost.

This choice of a single fossil is also the case in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. However, the player can acquire both fossils in Emerald.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  LILEEP / Dex No. 345 Rustboro City Ghost Astonish
Lv.20 Type Met at Lv. 20. Normal Constrict
  Rock Grass - Poison Acid
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Suction Cups
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  ANORITH / Dex No. 347 Rustboro City Normal Scratch
Lv.20 Type Met at Lv. 20. Normal Harden
  Rock Bug - Ground Mud Sport
Item - Water Water Gun
  None - Ability Battle Armor
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Beldum

After the player has entered the Hall of Fame, Steven will leave a Beldum as a gift for them in his cottage in Mossdeep City.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  BELDUM Dex No. 374 Mossdeep City Normal Take Down
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. -- --
  Steel Psychic - -- --
Item - -- --
  None - Ability Clear Body
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Super-ancient Pokémon

Groudon

Groudon is exclusive to Ruby. It is found during the climax of the game, in the Cave of Origin.

It is also found in Omega Ruby at level 45, and in Emerald at level 70.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  GROUDON Dex No. 383 Cave of Origin Normal Slash
Lv.45 Type Met at Lv. 45. Fighting Bulk Up
  Ground Unknown - Ground Earthquake
Item - Fire Fire Blast
  None - Ability Drought
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Kyogre

Kyogre is exclusive to Sapphire. It is found during the climax of the game, in the Cave of Origin.

It is also found in Alpha Sapphire at level 45, and in Emerald at level 70.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  KYOGRE Dex No. 382 Cave of Origin Normal Body Slam
Lv.45 Type Met at Lv. 45. Psychic Calm Mind
  Water Unknown - Ice Ice Beam
Item - Water Hydro Pump
  None - Ability Drizzle
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Rayquaza

Rayquaza is found on the roof of the Sky Pillar. It is accessible after the player enters the Hall of Fame (unlike in Emerald, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire, where this place is accessible after other story events).

Rayquaza is found at the same level and moveset in Ruby, Saphire, and Emerald; it has the same level with a different moveset in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  RAYQUAZA Dex No. 384 Sky Pillar Flying Fly
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Psychic Rest
  Dragon Flying - Normal ExtremeSpeed
Item - Dragon Outrage
  None - Ability Air Lock
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Legendary titans

The caves where the legendary titans can be caught can be accessed only after visiting the rear of the Sealed Chamber with a Relicanth in the lead spot of the party and a Wailord in the last spot (as opposed to Emerald, where Wailord is the lead and Relicanth is at the last spot).

Regirock

In Ruby and Sapphire (as well as in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire), to solve the puzzle leading to Regirock in the Desert Ruins, the player must read the Braille inscription in the rear of the lobby, then go two steps right, then two steps down, and then use Strength.

Conversely, in Emerald, the player must go two steps left, then two steps down, and then use Rock Smash.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  REGIROCK Dex No. 377 Desert Ruins Rock Rock Throw
Lv.40 Type Met at Lv. 40. ??? Curse
  Rock Unknown - Fighting Superpower
Item - Rock AncientPower
  None - Ability Clear Body
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Regice

In Ruby and Sapphire (as well as in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire), to solve the puzzle leading to Regice in the Island Cave, the player must read the Braille inscription in the rear of the lobby, then wait two minutes without moving.

Conversely, in Emerald, the player must read the Braille inscription in the rear of the lobby, then must make a counterclockwise lap of the chamber, sticking close to the walls.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  REGICE Dex No. 378 Island Cave Ice Icy Wind
Lv.40 Type Met at Lv. 40. ??? Curse
  Ice Unknown - Fighting Superpower
Item - Rock AncientPower
  None - Ability Clear Body
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Registeel

In Ruby and Sapphire (as well as in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire), to solve the puzzle leading to Registeel in the Ancient Tomb, the player must read the Braille inscription in the rear of the lobby, then use Fly in the center of the room.

Conversely, in Emerald, the player must use Flash in the center of the room.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  REGISTEEL Dex No. 379 Ancient Tomb Steel Metal Claw
Lv.40 Type Met at Lv. 40. ??? Curse
  Steel Unknown - Fighting Superpower
Item - Rock AncientPower
  None - Ability Clear Body
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Eon duo

A level 40 LatiasS/LatiosR will start to roam Hoenn when the player learns of it on a news broadcast after entering the Hall of Fame. Conversely, a level 50 LatiasR/LatiosS can be found on Southern Island, which is available if the player has the Eon Ticket.

In Emerald, the player is able to choose which of them will be on Southern Island (also requiring the Eon Ticket) and which of them will roam Hoenn, each with the same level and moveset as in Ruby and Sapphire.

Latias

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  LATIAS Dex No. 380 (Place caught) Water Water Sport
Lv.40 Type Met at Lv. 40. Normal Refresh
  Dragon Psychic - Psychic Mist Ball
Item - Psychic Psychic
  None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
This is a roaming Pokémon. The location it was caught in may differ.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  LATIAS Dex No. 380 Southern Island Psychic Mist Ball
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Psychic Psychic
  Dragon Psychic - Normal Recover
Item - Normal Charm
  Soul Dew - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

Latios

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  LATIOS Dex No. 381 (Place caught) Normal Protect
Lv.40 Type Met at Lv. 40. Normal Refresh
  Dragon Psychic - Psychic Luster Purge
Item - Psychic Psychic
  None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
This is a roaming Pokémon. The location it was caught in may differ.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
  LATIOS Dex No. 381 Southern Island Psychic Luster Purge
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Psychic Psychic
  Dragon Psychic - Normal Recover
Item - Dragon Dragon Dance
  Soul Dew - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: R S E FR LG Colo XD Activation: In-game Event

See also


Event distributions
Generation I: JapaneseEuropean language
Generation II: JapaneseEuropean language
Generation III: JapaneseEnglishGermanSpanishFrenchItalian
Generation IV: Japanese (local | Wi-Fi) • English (local | Wi-Fi) • German (local | Wi-Fi)
Spanish (local | Wi-Fi) • French (local | Wi-Fi) • Italian (local | Wi-Fi) • Korean (local | Wi-Fi)
Trading (GTS)
Generation V: Japanese (local | Wi-Fi) • English (local | Wi-Fi) • German (local | Wi-Fi)
Spanish (local | Wi-Fi) • French (local | Wi-Fi) • Italian (local | Wi-Fi) • Korean (local | Wi-Fi)
Global Link promotions
Generation VI: Japanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • American region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
PAL region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • Korean region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
Taiwanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
LocalTrading
Generation VII: 3DS: Japanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • American region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
PAL region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • Korean region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
Taiwanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
Local
Switch: Serial code
Generation VIII: InternetSerial code
Specific events: Gather More Pokémon! Campaign
PCNY (Gen II | Gen III) • Trade and Battle DayJourney Across AmericaParty of the Decade
Special Pokémon from games
In-game: Gen IGen II • Gen III (RSFRLGEOrre) • Gen IV (DP ​• Pt ​• HGSS) • Gen V (BWB2W2)
Gen VI (XYORAS) • Gen VII (SMUSUMPE) • Gen VIII (SwShBDSPLA)
Gift PokémonWild Pokémon (Roaming Pokémon) • In-game trades (Hayley's trades)
Game-based: Gen IGen IIGen IIIGen IVGen VIGen VIIGen VIII
Other: Undistributed
Non-Pokémon event distributions
Gen IIIGen IVGen VGen VIGen VII (Game-based) • Gen VIII
Global Link
Other lists
Notable ID numbers (Gens I-IIIII onward) • Wonder Cards (Gen VGen VIGen VII) • Serial code prefixes