Unova Route 17

Unova
Route 17
17ばんすいどう
Sea Route 17
Unova Route 17 Spring BW.png
Map description
The fast current here makes it difficult to surf.
Required for navigation
Connecting locations
Route 18
Route 17
Route 1
Location
Unova Route 17
Location of Route 17 in Unova.
Pokémon world routes
Route 16       Route 18

Route 17 (Japanese: 17番水道 Water Route 17) is a route in southwestern Unova, connecting Route 1 to Route 18. It is accessed by Surfing west from Route 1. The player spends most of the time here surfing, although there is shallow water on some parts of the route where the player can land. There are a lot of water currents here, and the water currents going down will lead the player to Route 18.

The P2 Laboratory is located on the northern part of the route. After defeating Ghetsis in Black 2 and White 2, the Plasma Frigate permanently docks there.

Route description

Route 17 is a mid-sized sea route littered with shallow spots and currents. Because of the currents, a few players may find difficulty in accessing Route 18. The electric billboard inside of the gate from Route 1 to Route 17 is off due to the lack of news in the area. The guide claims it is "kind of refreshing".

Items

Item Location Games
  TM06 (Toxic) Shallow water north-west of Fisherman Lydon  B  W 
  DeepSeaTooth Shallow water north-east of Swimmer Wright  B  W 
  Heart Scale ×3
  • Northern edge of the route near P2 Laboratory (hidden)
  • West of Swimmer Berke (hidden)
  • West of Swimmer Caroline (hidden)
 B  W 
  Big Pearl South-west of P2 Laboratory (hidden)  B  W 
  Blue Shard ×2
  • On the island of shallow water to the left of Fisherman Lydon
  • Southwest of Fisherman Lydon (hidden)
 B2  W2 
  Dive Ball On the island of shallow water Fisherman Bucky is standing on  B2  W2 
  Pearl String Shallow water southwest of the P2 Laboratory  B2  W2 
  Shoal Salt On the L-shaped island of shallow water (reappears occasionally) (hidden)  B2  W2 
  Shoal Shell Shallow water southwest of the P2 Laboratory (reappears occasionally) (hidden)  B2  W2 

Pokémon

Pokémon Black and White

Pokémon Games Location Levels Rate
Surfing
  Frillish
B W
  Surfing
5-15 100%
Surfing in rippling water
  Alomomola
B W
  Rippling water
5-20 95%
  Jellicent
B W
  Rippling water
5-20 5%
Fishing
  Finneon
B W
  Fishing
35-55 65%
  Horsea
B W
  Fishing
35-55 35%
Fishing in rippling water
  Seadra
B W
  Rippling water
35-60 60%
  Qwilfish
B W
  Rippling water
35-60 30%
  Lumineon
B W
  Rippling water
35-70 5%
  Kingdra
B W
  Rippling water
45-70 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.


Pokémon Black 2 and White 2

Pokémon Games Location Levels Rate
Surfing
  Frillish
B2 W2
  Surfing
45-60 100%
Surfing in rippling water
  Alomomola
B2 W2
  Rippling water
45-60 95%
  Jellicent
B2 W2
  Rippling water
50-60 5%
Fishing
  Horsea
B2 W2
  Fishing
50-60 30%
  Finneon
B2 W2
  Fishing
50-70 70%
Fishing in rippling water
  Horsea
B2 W2
  Rippling water
50-60 60%
  Seadra
B2 W2
  Rippling water
60-70 5%
  Kingdra
B2 W2
  Rippling water
60-70 5%
  Lumineon
B2 W2
  Rippling water
50-60 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.


Trainers

Pokémon Black and White

Trainer Pokémon
Before Route 18
 
Fisherman Lydon
タツヒコ Tatsuhiko
Reward:  1088
  Basculin
Blue-Striped Form
Lv.34
No item
  Basculin
Red-Striped Form
Lv.34
No item
 
Swimmer Joyce
レイカ Reika
Reward:  560
  Alomomola Lv.35
No item
 
Swimmer Wright
エイタロウ Eitarō
Reward:  512
  Basculin
Red-Striped Form
Lv.32
No item
  Basculin
Blue-Striped Form
Lv.32
No item
  Basculin
Red-Striped Form
Lv.32
No item
  Basculin
Blue-Striped Form
Lv.32
No item
After Route 18
 
Swimmer Berke
ヨウヘイ Yōhei
Reward:  544
  Frillish Lv.34
No item
  Simipour Lv.34
No item
 
Swimmer Caroline
ユウコ Yūko
Reward:  544
  Ducklett Lv.34
No item
  Frillish Lv.34
No item


Pokémon Black 2 and White 2

Trainer Pokémon
Before Route 18
 
Fisherman Lydon
タツヒコ Tatsuhiko
Reward:  2048
  Feebas Lv.64
No item
  Finneon Lv.64
No item
  Lumineon Lv.64
No item
 
Swimmer Jeffery
ヨシマサ Yoshimasa
Reward:  1040
  Tentacool Lv.65
No item
  Huntail Lv.65
No item
 
Swimmer Ruth
トモコ Tomoko
Reward:  1040
  Clamperl Lv.65
No item
  Shellder Lv.65
No item
 
Fisherman Bucky
ソウタロウ Sōtarō
Reward:  2048
  Krabby Lv.64
No item
  Qwilfish Lv.64
No item
  Kingler Lv.64
No item
After Route 18
 
Swimmer Wright
エイタロウ Eitarō
Reward:  1040
  Carvanha Lv.65
No item
  Sharpedo Lv.65
No item
 
Swimmer Dara
ユウカ Yūka
Reward:  1040
  Chinchou Lv.65
No item
  Gorebyss Lv.65
No item


Trivia

  • The Town Map shows Route 17 heading west from Nuvema Town. The route's eastern terminus actually connects to Route 1, but it is still located to the west of Nuvema Town.


Unova
               
               
Settlements
Nuvema TownAccumula TownStriaton CityNacrene CityCastelia CityNimbasa CityAnville Town
Driftveil CityMistralton CityIcirrus CityOpelucid CityPokémon LeagueLacunosa TownUndella Town
Black CityWhite ForestAspertia CityFloccesy TownVirbank CityLentimas TownHumilau City
Routes
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Bridges and tunnels
Skyarrow BridgeDriftveil DrawbridgeTubeline BridgeVillage BridgeMarvelous BridgeMarine Tube
Landmarks
DreamyardWellspring CavePinwheel ForestLiberty GardenDesert ResortRelic CastleBattle SubwayLostlorn Forest
Cold StorageMistralton CaveChargestone CaveCelestial TowerTwist MountainDragonspiral TowerMoor of Icirrus
Challenger's CaveVictory Road (BWB2W2) • N's CastleRoyal UnovaGiant ChasmUndella BayAbyssal Ruins
Abundant ShrinePoké Transfer LabP2 LaboratoryEntralinkUnity TowerFloccesy RanchPledge GroveVirbank Complex
Pokéstar StudiosCastelia SewersJoin AvenueCave of BeingPokémon World TournamentReversal MountainPlasma Frigate
Clay TunnelUnderground RuinsStrange HouseRelic PassageSeaside CaveWhite TreehollowBlack Tower
Access to
Nature Preserve


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