Kanto Route 24

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Route 24 is a north-south route north of Cerulean City, linking the burg with Route 25 to the north. Most of Route 24 encompasses the Nugget Bridge, a location where five trainers will challenge the main character one by one and, upon defeating every trainer on the bridge, a disguised Rocket Grunt will offer the main character a position in Team Rocket; however, the player automatically refuses. Upon defeating the Grunt, the main character is rewarded with a Nugget and the Grunt vanishes.

In Generation I and Generation III, the Rival will ambush the main character for a battle south of the bridge.

Route description

The actual southern terminus of the route is at the southern extent of the bridge. Route 24 follows the length of the bridge north, running parallel to an express path to the east that originates on Route 25, allowing trainers to travel from Cerulean Cape to Cerulean (but not vice versa) quickly.

At the northern end of the bridge, the route opens up at a virtual three-way intersection. To the west is a long, narrow strip of land that contains Route 24's lone patch of grass containing a trainer and wild Pokémon. This location also serves as the docking platform for a water body that leads to an otherwise unaccessible portion of Route 4, as well as Cerulean Cave northwest of Cerulean.

To the north of the bridge is a small plateau containing a variety of items and people, with the actual contents varying not only by Generation, but also by game version. In Generation I, TM45, containing Thunder Wave, is found here. Additionally, in Pokémon Yellow, a non-battling trainer is found here, offering his Charmander to any trainer that will provide better care for him. In Generation II, no items are present; however, a tree containing a hidden item is present. Finally, in Generation III, TM45, now holding Attract, is found here.

Southeast of the plateau, Route 24 turns to the east and becomes Route 25.

In the Pokémon Special manga

Route 24 makes its debut in a short appearance in ...But Fearow Itself!, it has a forest and mountains and is possibly where Red meets Bill as a mutated Rattata.


Generation I

Generation II

  • None

Generation III


Generation I

Pokémon Games Location Levels Rate

010 Caterpie R B Y Grass 7 25%

011 Metapod R B Y Grass 8 15%

013 Weedle R B Y Grass 7 25%

014 Kakuna R B Y Grass 8 15%

016 Pidgey R B Y Grass 12-13 20%

016 Pidgey R B Y Grass 13-17 29%

017 Pidgeotto R B Y Grass 17 1%

043 Oddish R B Y Grass 12-14 25%

043 Oddish R B Y Grass 12-14 35%

048 Venonat R B Y Grass 13-16 10%

063 Abra R B Y Grass 8-12 15%

069 Bellsprout R B Y Grass 12-14 25%

060 Poliwag R B Y Good Rod 10 50%

118 Goldeen R B Y Good Rod 10 50%

054 Psyduck R B Y Super Rod 15 33%

098 Krabby R B Y Super Rod 15 33%

118 Goldeen R B Y Super Rod 15 33%

118 Goldeen R B Y Fishing 20-30 90%

119 Seaking R B Y Fishing 30 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 II


  • Abra - All times
  • Bellsprout - All times
  • Caterpie - Morning and Day (Crystal)
  • Gloom - Night only (Crystal)
  • Metapod - Morning only (Crystal)
  • Oddish - Night only
  • Sunkern - Day only
  • Venomoth - Night only (Gold/Silver)
  • Venonat - Morning (Gold/Silver) and Night (All)


  • Goldeen - All rods
  • Magikarp - All rods
  • Seaking - All rods


  • Goldeen - All times
  • Seaking - All times

Generation III

Pokémon Games Location Levels Rate

010 Caterpie FR LG Grass 20%

011 Metapod FR LG Grass 1%

011 Metapod FR LG Grass 4%

013 Weedle FR LG Grass 20%

014 Kakuna FR LG Grass 4%

014 Kakuna FR LG Grass 1%

043 Oddish FR LG Grass 25%

069 Bellsprout FR LG Grass 25%

016 Pidgey FR LG Grass 15%

063 Abra FR LG Grass 15%

116 Horsea FR LG Good Rod

116 Horsea FR LG Super Rod

130 Gyarados FR LG Super Rod

098 Krabby FR LG Good Rod

098 Krabby FR LG Super Rod

129 Magikarp FR LG Old Rod 100%

129 Magikarp FR LG Good Rod

054 Psyduck FR LG Super Rod

079 Slowpoke FR LG Super Rod

072 Tentacool FR LG Surfing 100%

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

Trainer Pokémon
Bug Catcher Cale
Bug Catcher Cale
Reward: PokémonDollar.png120
010 Caterpie Lv.10
No item
013 Weedle Lv.10
No item
011 Metapod Lv.10
No item
014 Kakuna Lv.10
No item
Lass Ali
Lass Ali
Reward: PokémonDollar.png192
016 Pidgey Lv.12
No item
043 Oddish Lv.12
No item
069 Bellsprout Lv.12
No item
Youngster Timmy
Youngster Timmy
Reward: PokémonDollar.png304
020 Raticate Lv.19
No item
023 Ekans Lv.19
No item
041 Zubat Lv.19
No item
Lass Reli
Lass Reli
Reward: PokémonDollar.png320
016 Pidgey Lv.20
No item
029 Nidoran♀ Lv.20
No item
Camper Ethan
Camper Ethan
Reward: PokémonDollar.png360
056 Mankey Lv.18
No item
Camper Shane
Camper Shane
Reward: PokémonDollar.png280
019 Rattata Lv.14
No item
023 Ekans Lv.14
No item
Trainers with a Vs. Seeker by their names, when alerted for a rematch using the item, may use higher-level Pokémon.

Differences among generations

Route 24 in Generation I.
Route 24 in Generation II.

In Generation II, the Nugget Bridge trainers are no longer present. Instead, the challenge has moved to Route 25. Also, the grassy area along the narrow strip of land has been reduced by half, allowing the lower portion to become a grass-free docking station.

See also

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Pallet TownViridian CityPewter CityCerulean CityVermilion CityLavender Town
Celadon CitySaffron CityFuchsia CityCinnabar IslandIndigo Plateau
Professor Oak's LaboratoryViridian ForestDiglett's CavePewter Museum of ScienceMt. Moon (Square) • Cerulean Cave
Underground Path (Kanto Routes 5-6)Underground Path (Kanto Routes 7-8)S.S. AnneS.S. AquaSea CottageRock Tunnel
Power PlantCycling RoadRocket HideoutSilph Co.Magnet TrainPokémon TowerSafari Zone/Pal Park
Seafoam IslandsPokémon MansionPokémon LabPokémon League Reception GateVictory RoadTohjo Falls
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