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Abandoned Ship (Japanese: すてられぶね Abandoned Ship) is a location in Hoenn. It is located on Route 108 in Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald and can only be accessed with HM03 Surf. The second part of the ship can only be accessed with HM08 Dive and contains the Scanner.
The Abandoned Ship was originally named S.S. Cactus before it half-sunk. The abandoned ship is mentioned by a character in the Oceanic Museum, saying that the model of the S.S. Anne reminds him of the abandoned ship. The ship contained a rare Scanner when it sunk and is now buried deep within the ship.
The Abandoned Ship is a tattered, old ship that looks like it could carry passengers and cargo when it was in operation. This old ship has many rusted holes, broken doors and items of furniture scattered around rooms. One room has a huge pool of water, in which, can be dived down to reach a lower floor. The Abandoned Ships has 20 accessible rooms including a Captain's Office and Underwater Rooms.
Many trainers train their Pokémon in the Abandoned Ship, mostly tubers and sailors, but also a few couples (who double battle).
Obtaining the Scanner
Getting the scanner is a bit of a puzzle. After Dive is used to access the second part of the ship, the trainer will encounter five locked doors. As soon as a room is entered, a part of the floor will give off some light. This happens only when the room is entered. The trainer must go to that piece of floor and press the 'A' button, and either a key or trash will be found. If a key is found, then the player can move on to the next room. If not, another shining object must be found to move on.
In the anime
In Abandon Ship!, an abandoned ship is also encountered, and several people (including Team Rocket) get captured by Pokémon. It is unknown if this is the same ship.
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