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Southern Island

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Reason: Checking if it is possible to Fly or Teleport from the island in RSE; checking if the player can return to the island if they lose to Latios/Latias in RSE.

Southern Island みなみのことう
Southern Island
"Wild Missingno. appeared!"
Southern Island ORAS.png
Map description: This small island is surrounded by a mysterious veil that makes approach impossible for mere humans.
Location: Southern Hoenn
Region: Hoenn
Generations: III, VI
Hoenn Southern Island Map.png
Location of Southern Island in Hoenn.
Pokémon world locations

Southern Island (Japanese: みなみのことう Southern Island) is an island located south of Hoenn.

It is not possible to Fly or soar to Southern Island (except as part of the storyline with Steven, before getting the Eon Flute). In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, the player cannot Fly or Teleport from the island.

Access

Soaring with Steven

In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, the island is visited as part of the storyline. While the player is talking to Steven on the east side of Route 118, LatiasOR/LatiosAS appears before the two, asking for their help to protect its counterpart. The player and Steven ride the Eon Pokémon, soaring to Southern Island.

At Southern Island, the player encounters CourtneyOR/MattAS and a Team Magma GruntOR/Team Aqua GruntAS, who battle the player in a Multi Battle.

After the player defeats the villainous team members, LatiosOR/LatiasAS joins the player's party, holding its respective Mega Stone (if the player's party is full, they must send one of their party Pokémon to the PC). Noticing the Mega Stone, Steven also gives the player a Mega Bracelet. Their mission completed, the two Trainers return to Route 118. The island cannot be accessed again unless the player has an Eon Ticket.

Eon Ticket

Eon Ticket e-card that was distributed in Nintendo Power volume 173

If the player has the Eon Ticket, they can travel to Southern Island. In Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald, this is the only way to access Southern Island; in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, the player cannot visit Southern Island again without the Eon Ticket after defeating the villainous team members here.

In Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald, the player must first receive the Eon Ticket from Norman. With the Eon Ticket in the Bag, the player must then attempt to board the S.S. Tidal from the Lilycove City Harbor. A Sailor will replace the usual guide, taking the player to Southern Island. In the center of the island's forest there is a mysterious sphere; upon interacting with it, the player will be attacked by a wild Latias or Latios (whichever did not roam Hoenn).

In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, the player must first receive the Eon Ticket from the deliveryperson in a Pokémon Center. If the player talks to Norman in the Petalburg Gym after obtaining the Mega Bracelet, he escorts the player to the Slateport Harbor. A Sailor will replace the usual guide, taking the player to Southern Island. At the back of the island's forest is LatiasOR/LatiosAS, who will battle the player if interacted with. This Pokémon is not holding its Mega Stone, unlike its partner. After catching it, they player will immediately find a Soul Dew on the ground and put it in their Bag; if the battle ends with the Pokémon not being caught, it will remain staring at the player.

In Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald, the player cannot return to Southern Island after battling this Pokémon. In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, if the player battles the Pokémon but does not catch it, it will remain and can be battled again; however, after catching it and leaving the island, they cannot return.

Obtaining the Eon Ticket

In Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire, to obtain the Eon Ticket the player must either connect their game to an e-Reader and scan the physical Eon Ticket and then talk to Norman who gives the ticket, or mix records with a player who has done so. In Pokémon Emerald, to obtain the Eon Ticket the player must mix records with a Pokémon Ruby or Sapphire game that has been connected to an e-Reader that has scanned an Eon Ticket card.

In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, the player must either obtain one with a code via Mystery Gift, or StreetPass someone who already has the Eon Ticket.

Signs

The sign outside reads:

English Japanese

“Those whose memories fade seek to
carve them in their hearts…”

きおく かすみし ものは
こころに きざみつける ことを のぞむ‥‥

On the object inside the island is written:

English Japanese

“All dreams are but another reality.
Never forget…”

すべての ゆめは もうひとつの げんじつ
それを わすれるべからず‥‥

In Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, there is no sign on the island; however, the player receives the content of the first sign from Generation III as a telepathic message the first time they attempt to enter the forest section of the island.

English
(Those whose memories fade
seek to carve them in their hearts…)

On the object inside the island is written:

English
All dreams are but another reality.
Never forget...

Items

Soaring with Steven

Item Location Games
Bag None Sprite.png Mega Bracelet From Steven, after defeating Team MagmaOR/Team AquaAS  OR  AS 
Bag Latiosite Sprite.png Latiosite Held by Latios  OR 
Bag Latiasite Sprite.png Latiasite Held by Latias  AS 

With Eon Ticket

Item Location Games
Bag Soul Dew Sprite.png Soul Dew Held by LatiasRE/LatiosSE  R  S  E 
Bag Soul Dew Sprite.png Soul Dew Obtained after battling LatiasOR/LatiosAS  OR  AS 

Pokémon

Generation III

The Pokémon found in Pokémon Emerald is the one not selected by the player after entering the Hall of Fame for the first time.

  Pokémon     Games     Location     Levels     Rate  
Special Pokémon
380 Latias
R S E
Eon Ticket Event
Eon Ticket
50 One
381 Latios
R S E
Eon Ticket Event
Eon Ticket
50 One
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 VI

  Pokémon     Games     Location     Levels     Rate  
Special Pokémon
380 Latias
OR AS
Gift Gift
30 One
381 Latios
OR AS
Gift Gift
30 One
With Eon Ticket
380 Latias
OR AS
Eon Eon
30 One
381 Latios
OR AS
Eon Eon
30 One
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

Steven will act as the player's partner during the Multi Battle against CourtneyOR/MattAS and the grunt.



Pokémon Omega Ruby



Pokémon Alpha Sapphire



Layout

Version Exterior Interior
Ruby Southern Island RS.png Southern Island interior RS.png
Sapphire
Emerald Southern Island E.png Southern Island interior E.png
 

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png European French Île du Sud
Germany Flag.png German Insel im Süden
Italy Flag.png Italian Isola Remota
South Korea Flag.png Korean 남쪽의 외딴섬 Southern Island
Spain Flag.png European Spanish Isla del Sur



Hoenn
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Settlements
Littleroot TownOldale TownPetalburg CityRustboro CityDewford TownSlateport CityMauville CityVerdanturf Town
Fallarbor TownLavaridge TownFortree CityLilycove CityMossdeep CitySootopolis CityPacifidlog TownEver Grande City
Battle TowerBattle FrontierBattle Resort
Routes
101102103104105106107108109110111112113114115116117118
119120121122123124125126127128129130131132133134Underwater
Landmarks
Petalburg WoodsRusturf TunnelIsland CaveGranite CaveAbandoned ShipSea MauvilleOceanic MuseumSeaside Cycling Road
Trick HouseMauville Game CornerNew MauvilleTrainer HillDesert RuinsMirage TowerFiery PathJagged PassMt. Chimney
Desert UnderpassMeteor FallsWeather InstituteScorched SlabAncient TombSafari ZoneMt. PyreLilycove Museum
Shoal CaveTeam Aqua HideoutTeam Magma HideoutMossdeep Space CenterSeafloor CavernCave of OriginMirage Island
Sky PillarVictory RoadSealed ChamberArtisan CaveAltering CaveSouthern IslandMarine CaveTerra CaveBattle Maison
Secret IsletSecret MeadowSecret Shore
Mirage spots

Mirage CavesMirage ForestsMirage IslandsMirage Mountains
Crescent IsleFabled CaveGnarled DenNameless CavernPathless PlainTrackless Forest

Access to
Birth IslandFaraway IslandNavel RockSky


Game locations of legendary Pokémon
Kanto Seafoam IslandsPower PlantVictory RoadCerulean Cave
Route 10Route 25Pewter CityRoaming Pokémon
Sevii Islands Mt. EmberNavel RockBirth Island
Johto Ilex ForestBell TowerWhirl IslandsMt. Silver
Burned TowerEmbedded TowerRoaming Pokémon
Hoenn Desert RuinsIsland CaveAncient TombCave of OriginMarine Cave
Terra CaveSky PillarSouthern IslandRoaming Pokémon
Sinnoh Acuity CavernValor CavernSpear PillarTurnback Cave
Rock Peak RuinsIceberg RuinsIron RuinsSnowpoint TempleStark Mountain
Newmoon IslandFlower ParadiseHall of OriginRoaming Pokémon
Unova Guidance ChamberTrial ChamberRumination FieldN's CastleAbundant Shrine
Giant ChasmDragonspiral TowerLiberty GardenRoute 11Route 13Route 22
Route 23Celestial TowerNacrene CityUnderground RuinsTwist Mountain
DreamyardMarvelous BridgeReversal MountainRoaming Pokémon
Kalos Sea Spirit's DenTeam Flare Secret HQTerminus CaveUnknown DungeonRoaming Pokémon
Other Faraway IslandDistortion WorldSinjoh Ruins

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