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Kanto Route 20

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Kanto
Route 20
20ばんすいどう
Sea Route 20
Kanto Route 20 HGSS.png
Map description
A popular path with swimmers. The Seafoam Islands are also here.
Required for navigation
Connecting locations
Cinnabar Island
Route 20
Route 19
Location
Kanto Route 20 Map.png
Location of Route 20 in Kanto.
Kanto Route 20 RBY.png Kanto Route 20 GSC.png Kanto Route 20 FRLG.png
Gen I Gen II Gen III
Pokémon world routes
Route 19       Route 21

Route 20 (Japanese: 20ばんすいどう Water Route 20), known as Sea Route 20 in the Generation I games, is a water route in southern Kanto, connecting Route 19 and Cinnabar Island. The Seafoam Islands lie in the center of the route.

Route description

From the southern entrance to the caves underneath Seafoam (guarded by a Trainer in Generations III and IV), Route 20 curves west, passing south of Route 19's western terminus through a narrow channel before expanding to the width of Route 19 west of the Seafoam Islands. In every Generation, there is a small rest platform just west of the Seafoam Islands (though this has become a single, large island in Generations III and IV). This rest area is occupied by a Trainer in Generation I, III, and IV.

Depending on the generation, the layout of Route 20 between this point and Cinnabar varies. In every generation, however, the essence is constant, as the route continues directly west to Cinnabar, where it encircles the island and meets Route 21 on Cinnabar's north side.

Generation I

From the rest station, there are three more Trainers, two of which are located very close to each other, before arriving at Cinnabar. There are also two more Trainers along Route 20, one near the western shore of the Seafoam Islands and another just south of the Seafoam entrance on Route 20 in the water.

Generation II

The length of Route 20 was cut by half in the second generation, which resulted in the number of Trainers being cut to three. Also, the labyrinth of rocks that were present around Seafoam, prohibiting direct access to Route 19 from Route 20 and vice versa, were removed. The only item of interest between the rest station and Cinnabar Island is a lone Trainer southwest of the platform.

Generation III

Unlike previous generations, Generation III featured no less than four rest islands, two of which contain Trainers. From the rest island present in all generations westward, the route passes north of a small island (with Trainers directly to the north and west of it) before heading south of the largest rest island on the route, north of another small island with a Trainer and north of another Trainer before coming to Cinnabar.

Generation IV

The route is the same in length as Generations I and III. The only noticeable change is that the rest islands from Generation III have combined into a large strip of land that goes along the bottom of the route. There are four Trainers on this island as well as three Swimmers and a Picnicker at the Seafoam entrance. Unlike in Generation II, the barrier that forces the player to travel through the islands' caves remains.

Items

Item Location Games
Bag Stardust Sprite.png Stardust On the large unoccupied island near Cinnabar Island (hidden)  FR  LG 
Bag Stardust Sprite.png Stardust On the north-east corner of the long, narrow sandbar on Cinnabar's side (hidden)  HG  SS 
Bag Deep Sea Tooth Sprite.png DeepSeaTooth To the right of the entrance to Blaine's Gym (hidden)  HG  SS 
Bag Deep Sea Scale Sprite.png DeepSeaScale North of Seafoam Islands near Swimmer Luis (hidden)  HG  SS 

Pokémon

Generation I

  Pokémon     Games     Location     Levels     Rate  
Surfing
072 Tentacool
R B Y
Surfing Surfing
5, 10, 15, 20, 30, 35, 40 100%
Fishing
129 Magikarp
R B Y
Old Rod Fishing
Old Rod
5 100%
060 Poliwag
R B Y
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
10 50%
118 Goldeen
R B Y
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
10 50%
072 Tentacool
R B Y
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
20 40%
073 Tentacruel
R B Y
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
20-40 40%
090 Shellder
R B Y
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
15 25%
116 Horsea
R B Y
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
15 25%
118 Goldeen
R B Y
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
15 25%
120 Staryu
R B Y
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
15 25%
120 Staryu
R B Y
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
30 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.

Generation II

  Pokémon     Games     Location     Levels     Rate  
Morning Day Night
Surfing
072 Tentacool
G S C
Surfing Surfing
30-39 90%
073 Tentacruel
G S C
Surfing Surfing
35-39 10%
Fishing
129 Magikarp
G S C
Old Rod Fishing
Old Rod
10 85%
098 Krabby
G S C
Old Rod Fishing
Old Rod
10 15%
098 Krabby
G S C
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
20 55%
129 Magikarp
G S C
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
20 35%
222 Corsola
G S C
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
20 10% 10% 0%
120 Staryu
G S C
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
20 0% 0% 10%
098 Krabby
G S C
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
40 60%
222 Corsola
G S C
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
40 30% 30% 0%
120 Staryu
G S C
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
40 0% 0% 30%
099 Kingler
G S C
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
40 10%
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 III

  Pokémon     Games     Location     Levels     Rate  
Surfing
072 Tentacool
FR LG
Surfing Surfing
5-40 100%
Fishing
129 Magikarp
FR LG
Old Rod Fishing
Old Rod
5 100%
116 Horsea
FR LG
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
5-15 60%
116 Horsea
FR LG
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
5-15 20%
098 Krabby
FR LG
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
5-15 20%
098 Krabby
FR LG
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
5-15 60%
129 Magikarp
FR LG
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
5-15 20%
116 Horsea
FR LG
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
15-25 80%
117 Seadra
FR LG
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
25-35 4%
098 Krabby
FR LG
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
15-25 80%
099 Kingler
FR LG
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
25-35 4%
130 Gyarados
FR LG
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
15-25 15%
054 Psyduck
FR LG
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
25-35 1%
079 Slowpoke
FR LG
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
25-35 1%
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  
Surfing
072 Tentacool
HG SS
Surfing Surfing
30-35 90%
073 Tentacruel
HG SS
Surfing Surfing
35 10%
Fishing
129 Magikarp
HG SS
Old Rod Fishing
Old Rod
10 95%
072 Tentacool
HG SS
Old Rod Fishing
Old Rod
10 5%
129 Magikarp
HG SS
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
20 60%
072 Tentacool
HG SS
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
20 30%
170 Chinchou
HG SS
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
20 7%
090 Shellder
HG SS
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
20 3%
170 Chinchou
HG SS
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
40 60%
090 Shellder
HG SS
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
40 30%
073 Tentacruel
HG SS
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
40 7%
171 Lanturn
HG SS
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
40 3%
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 I

The following Trainers are listed from east to west.

Trainer Pokémon
East of the islands
Swimmer
Swimmer
Reward: PokémonDollar.png155
090 Shellder Lv.31
No item
091 Cloyster Lv.31
No item
Swimmer
Swimmer
Reward: PokémonDollar.png140
116 Horsea Lv.28
No item
116 Horsea Lv.28
No item
117 Seadra Lv.28
No item
116 Horsea Lv.28
No item
Beauty
Beauty
Reward: PokémonDollar.png2100
117 Seadra Lv.30
No item
116 Horsea Lv.30
No item
117 Seadra Lv.30
No item
Beauty
Beauty
Reward: PokémonDollar.png2450
119 Seaking Lv.35
No item
West of the islands
Jr. Trainer♀
Jr. Trainer♀
Reward: PokémonDollar.png600
072 Tentacool Lv.30
No item
116 Horsea Lv.30
No item
086 Seel Lv.30
No item
Swimmer
Swimmer
Reward: PokémonDollar.png175
120 Staryu Lv.35
No item
Bird Keeper
Bird Keeper
Reward: PokémonDollar.png750
022 Fearow Lv.30
No item
022 Fearow Lv.30
No item
017 Pidgeotto Lv.30
No item
Beauty
Beauty
Reward: PokémonDollar.png2100
090 Shellder Lv.30
No item
090 Shellder Lv.30
No item
091 Cloyster Lv.30
No item
Jr. Trainer♀
Jr. Trainer♀
Reward: PokémonDollar.png620
118 Goldeen Lv.31
No item
119 Seaking Lv.31
No item
Beauty
Beauty
Reward: PokémonDollar.png2170
060 Poliwag Lv.31
No item
119 Seaking Lv.31
No item

Generation II

The following Trainers are listed from west to east.

Trainer Pokémon
Swimmer♂ Cameron
Swimmer♂ Cameron
カツヤ Katsuya
Reward: PokémonDollar.png272
184 Azumarill Lv.34
No item
Swimmer♀ Nicole
Swimmer♀ Nicole
クニミ Kunimi
Reward: PokémonDollar.png640
183 Marill Lv.29
No item
183 Marill Lv.29
No item
131 Lapras Lv.32
No item
Swimmer♀ Lori
Swimmer♀ Lori
ケイ Kay
Reward: PokémonDollar.png640
121 Starmie Lv.32
No item
121 Starmie Lv.32
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 III

The following Trainers are listed from east to west.

Trainer Pokémon
East of the islands
Swimmer♂ Barry
Swimmer♂ Barry
ガクジ Gakuji
Reward: PokémonDollar.png124
090 Shellder Lv.31
No item
091 Cloyster Lv.31
No item
Swimmer♂ Darrin
Swimmer♂ Darrin
テルユキ Teruyuki
Reward: PokémonDollar.png112
Vs. Seeker
116 Horsea Lv.28
No item
116 Horsea Lv.28
No item
116 Horsea Lv.28
No item
117 Seadra Lv.28
No item
Swimmer♀ Shirley
Swimmer♀ Shirley
アサミ Asami
Reward: PokémonDollar.png120
116 Horsea Lv.30
No item
117 Seadra Lv.30
No item
117 Seadra Lv.30
No item
Swimmer♀ Tiffany
Swimmer♀ Tiffany
ハルコ Haruko
Reward: PokémonDollar.png140
119 Seaking Lv.35
No item
West of the islands
Picnicker Irene
Picnicker Irene
ミズキ Mizuki
Reward: PokémonDollar.png600
072 Tentacool Lv.30
No item
116 Horsea Lv.30
No item
086 Seel Lv.30
No item
Bird Keeper Roger
Bird Keeper Roger
トモヒコ Tomohiko
Reward: PokémonDollar.png720
022 Fearow Lv.30
No item
022 Fearow Lv.30
No item
017 Pidgeotto Lv.30
No item
Swimmer♀ Nora
Swimmer♀ Nora
リリカ Ririka
Reward: PokémonDollar.png120
090 Shellder Lv.30
No item
090 Shellder Lv.30
No item
091 Cloyster Lv.30
No item
Swimmer♂ Dean
Swimmer♂ Dean
レツジ Retsuji
Reward: PokémonDollar.png140
120 Staryu Lv.35
No item
Picnicker Missy
Picnicker Missy
クミコ Kumiko
Reward: PokémonDollar.png620
Vs. Seeker
118 Goldeen Lv.31
No item
119 Seaking Lv.31
No item
Swimmer♀ Melissa
Swimmer♀ Melissa
メグミ Megumi
Reward: PokémonDollar.png124
Vs. Seeker
060 Poliwag Lv.31
No item
119 Seaking Lv.31
No item
Trainers with a PokéNav by their names will be registered in the Trainer's Eyes or Match Call function after the first battle, and may have a rematch with the player with higher-level Pokémon.

Generation IV

The following Trainers are listed from west to east.

Trainer Pokémon
West of the islands
Swimmer Frankie
Swimmer Frankie
カツヤ Katsuya
Reward: PokémonDollar.png704
184 Azumarill Lv.44
No item
Bird Keeper Bert
Bird Keeper Bert
マスミツ Masumitsu
Reward: PokémonDollar.png1376
278 Wingull Lv.46
No item
022 Fearow Lv.43
No item
Swimmer Mina
Swimmer Mina
チグミ Chigumi
Reward: PokémonDollar.png656
370 Luvdisc Lv.38
No item
370 Luvdisc Lv.39
No item
370 Luvdisc Lv.41
No item
Picnicker Cheyenne
Picnicker Cheyenne
アサミ Asami
Reward: PokémonDollar.png720
403 Shinx Lv.45
No item
Bird Keeper Ernie
Bird Keeper Ernie
ヤジロウ Yajirō
Reward: PokémonDollar.png1536
396 Starly Lv.48
No item
Swimmer Leona
Swimmer Leona
リオナ Leona
Reward: PokémonDollar.png704
399 Bidoof Lv.44
No item
Picnicker Adrian
Picnicker Adrian
ナナカ Nanaka
Reward: PokémonDollar.png720
285 Shroomish Lv.45
No item
East of the islands
Swimmer Luis
Swimmer Luis
トシミツ Toshimitsu
Reward: PokémonDollar.png672
117 Seadra Lv.46
No item
195 Quagsire Lv.42
No item
Camper Pedro
Camper Pedro
シンヤ Shin'ya
Reward: PokémonDollar.png720
264 Linoone Lv.45
Held icon VI.png Sitrus Berry
Swimmer Elmo
Swimmer Elmo
シブキ Shibuki
Reward: PokémonDollar.png672
061 Poliwhirl Lv.46
No item
073 Tentacruel Lv.42
No item
Swimmer Lori
Swimmer Lori
ケイ Kay
Reward: PokémonDollar.png672
121 Starmie Lv.42
No item
121 Starmie Lv.42
No item
121 Starmie Lv.42
No item
Swimmer Nicole
Swimmer Nicole
クニミ Kunimi
Reward: PokémonDollar.png672
183 Marill Lv.39
No item
183 Marill Lv.39
No item
131 Lapras Lv.42
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.

Differences among generations

Generation I

In the first appearance of this route, the rock boundaries follow a strict path. Rocks blocking the way, forcing people to travel through the Seafoam Islands. There are two signposts numbering the islands, one outside each cave. There is also a wooden pier-like island in the west section.

Generation II

The route is shortened by nearly 30%. The west island doesn't have an entrance, and the cave of the east one is now Blaine's gym. Due to this, the rocks blocking the water path are removed, and there is just one signpost, indicating the Gym and the Gym Leader.

Generation III

In Generation III, the rock formations are not straight, making the route seem more natural. The Seafoam Islands are remodeled and made bigger. The characteristics of the Seafoam Islands are essentially that of Generation I. The west island is now a tiny sandbar, and three other sandbars are added near the original.

Generation IV

In this generation, the route is very similar to its appearance in Generation III. Unlike Generation II, the path is blocked again and the player is forced to travel through the cave, but the Cinnabar Gym is still in the east cave. Now one signpost indicates the landmark's name, and the other has the Gym information. The four tiny islands in the west are now merged into one large sandbar in the southwest section, with some Trainers on it. Several rocks are now present in the middle of the route.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In Pokémon Adventures, Route 20 made a brief appearance in the beginning of Holy Moltres in the Red, Green & Blue chapter, where Red was arriving at Cinnabar Island on his Gyarados.

Trivia

See also


Kanto
Boulder Badge.png Cascade Badge.png Thunder Badge.png Rainbow Badge.png Soul Badge.png Marsh Badge.png Volcano Badge.png Earth Badge.png
Settlements
Pallet TownViridian CityPewter CityCerulean CityVermilion CityLavender Town
Celadon CitySaffron CityFuchsia CityCinnabar IslandIndigo Plateau
Routes
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Landmarks
Professor Oak's LaboratoryViridian ForestDiglett's CavePewter Museum of ScienceMt. Moon (Square) • Cerulean Cave
Underground Path (Routes 5-6)Underground Path (Routes 7-8)S.S. AnneS.S. AquaCerulean CapeRock Tunnel
Power PlantCycling RoadRocket HideoutSilph Co.Magnet TrainPokémon TowerSafari Zone/Pal Park
Seafoam IslandsPokémon MansionPokémon LabPokémon League Reception GateVictory RoadTohjo Falls
Access to
Sevii IslandsJohto

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