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This article is about the Hoenn underwater. For the underwater location in Unova, see Abyssal Ruins.
Underwater すいちゅう
Underwater
"Wild Missingno. appeared!"
Hoenn Route 128 underwater RSE.png
Map description: {{{mapdesc}}}
Location: Eastern Hoenn
Region: Hoenn
Generations: III
Hoenn RSE Map.png
Location of Underwater in Hoenn.
Pokémon world locations

Underwater areas (Japanese: すいちゅう Underwater) are special locations in Hoenn.

Location

Underwater routes can only be accessed by using the move Dive outside of battle. This requires HM08 (Dive) and HM03 (Surf) on party Pokémon, as well as the Balance Badge and Mind Badge.

Route description

There are various differences among the underwater routes. What remains the same, however, is that they follow the general path of the deep water above them. Sometimes, there will be seaweed along the path; this is very similar to the tall grass of the surface world, where wild Pokémon appear. This is the only situation in Generation III in which the Dive Ball operates at full effectiveness.

While underwater, players can reach otherwise unreachable areas of the routes they are on, which often hide rare items. In Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald, it is one of two ways to obtain shards, which can later be exchanged for evolutionary stones, the other being to obtain them from wild Pokémon that are holding them.

Among all underwater locations, only the underwater sections of Routes 127 and 128 connect.

Pokémon

Generation III

  Pokémon     Games     Location     Levels     Rate  
170 Chinchou
R S E
Seaweed Seaweed
20-30 30%
366 Clamperl
R S E
Seaweed Seaweed
20-35 65%
369 Relicanth
R S E
Seaweed Seaweed
30-35 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.

Generation VI

Routes 107, 124, 126, 129, 130

  Pokémon     Games     Location     Levels     Rate  
170 Chinchou
OR AS
Dive Dive
25 50%
171 Lanturn
OR AS
Dive Dive
30 15%
366 Clamperl
OR AS
Dive Dive
30 30%
369 Relicanth
OR AS
Dive Dive
30, 35 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.

Route 128

  Pokémon     Games     Location     Levels     Rate  
170 Chinchou
OR AS
Dive Dive
25 50%
171 Lanturn
OR AS
Dive Dive
30 15%
222 Corsola
OR AS
Dive Dive
30 4%
366 Clamperl
OR AS
Dive Dive
30 30%
369 Relicanth
OR AS
Dive Dive
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.

Underwater areas



Hoenn
Stone Badge.png Knuckle Badge.png Dynamo Badge.png Heat Badge.png Balance Badge.png Feather Badge.png Mind Badge.png Rain Badge.png
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


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