Adventure Guide

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Adventure Guide
Expedition Rules
Bag Adventure Guide Sprite.pngBag Adventure Rules Sprite.png
Adventure Guide
Artwork from Scarlet and Violet
Introduced in Generation VI
Generation VI Bag Key Items HGSS pocket icon.png Key items (XY)
Generation VII Bag Key Items HGSS pocket icon.png Key items
Generation VIII Bag Key Items HGSS pocket icon.png Key items (SwSh)
Generation IX Bag Key Items HGSS pocket icon.png Key items

The Adventure Guide (Japanese: たんけんこころえ Expedition Rules), known as the Adventure Rules prior to Generation VIII, is a Key Item introduced in Generation VI. It gives the player information about the basics of the game.

In the core series games


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When used, the player will read the Adventure Rules.

In Pokémon X and Y, it is a set of ten beginner Trainer tips written by the player's rival, Calem (if the player is female) or Serena (if the player is male).

In Pokémon Sword and Shield, it gives the player information about how to save the game and how to access the Town Map.

In Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, it allows the player to review tutorial screens previously shown to the player.


Pokémon X and Y
Adventure Rule No. 1
Open the menu with the X Button!
Adventure Rule No. 2
Record your progress with SAVE!
Adventure Rule No. 3
Throw Poké Balls to catch Pokémon!
Adventure Rule No. 4
Weaken Pokémon you want to catch!
Adventure Rule No. 5
Use battles to help your Pokémon grow!
Adventure Rule No. 6
Heal your Pokémon at Pokémon Centers!
Adventure Rule No. 7
Buy more items than you think you need!
Adventure Rule No. 8
Talk to everyone you meet for information!
Adventure Rule No. 9
When you get lost, check your Town Map!
Adventure Rule No. 10
Enjoy your journey with your Pokémon!


Games Description
This book contains all the points a new Trainer needs to know on a journey. It was handmade by a kind friend.
SwSh A compact device that automatically collects and records advice when a Trainer is out on an adventure.
SV A mysterious and convenient notebook that contains all the advice a Trainer receives out on an adventure.


Games Method
XY Route 3 (from Calem/Serena upon arrival)
SwSh Postwick (in the Bag when obtained)
SV Cabo Poco (in the Bag when obtained)

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 探險心得 Taamhím Sāmdāk
Mandarin 探險心得 / 探险心得 Tànxiǎn Xīndé
France Flag.png French ABC Aventure
Germany Flag.png German Abenteuerfibel
Italy Flag.png Italian Guida Avventura
South Korea Flag.png Korean 탐험수칙 Tamheom Suchig
Spain Flag.png Spanish Guía de Aventura*
Guía de Máximas*

See also

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