4 × 4 =

1 + ten =

Route 8

Pokemon Type Red Blue
Pidgey Normal/Flying X X
Ekans Poison X
Sandshrew Ground X
Vulpix Fire X
Jigglypuff Normal X
Meowth Normal X
Mankey Fighting X
Growlithe Fire X

Route 8 is a straight shot from Lavender Town to Saffron City. Unfortunately, the gate to Saffron City will be closed, just like before. Walk west from Lavender Town to find two Pokemon Trainers near each other.

Lass
Pokemon Level Type Moves
Clefairy 22 Normal Pound, Growl, Sing, DoubleSlap
Clefairy 22 Normal Pound, Growl, Sing, DoubleSlap
Gambler
Pokemon Level Type Moves
Growlithe 24 Fire Bite, Roar, Ember, Leer
Vulpix 24 Fire Ember, Tail Whip, Quick Attack, Roar

To the west is a small patch of grass. This area is the only place on the route to catch wild Pokemon. Both sides are blocked off by trees, which means you’ll need a Pokemon that knows Cut to get through. Follow the road to the north to find another Trainer.

Super Nerd
Pokemon Level Type Moves
Grimer 22 Poison Pound, Disable
Muk 22 Poison Pound, Disable, Poison Gas
Grimer 22 Poison Pound, Disable

The path will lead west to four Trainers standing in a line. The Trainers and their Pokemon are listed below from top to bottom.

Lass
Pokemon Level Type Moves
Nidoran ♀ 23 Poison Tackle, Scratch, Poison Sting, Tail Whip
Nidorina 23 Poison Tackle, Scratch, Poison Sting, Tail Whip
Super Nerd
Pokemon Level Type Moves
Koffing 26 Poison Tackle, Smog
Lass
Pokemon Level Type Moves
Meowth 24 Normal Growl, Bite, Pay Day, Screech
Meowth 24 Normal Growl, Bite, Pay Day, Screech
Meowth 24 Normal Growl, Bite, Pay Day, Screech
Lass
Pokemon Level Type Moves
Pidgey 19 Normal/Flying Gust, Sand-Attack, Quick Attack, Whirlwind
Rattata 19 Normal Tackle, Tail Whip, Quick Attack, Hyper Fang
Nidoran ♂ 19 Poison Leer, Tackle, Horn Attack, Poison Sting
Meowth 19 Normal Scratch, Growl, Bite, Pay Day
Pikachu 19 Electric Thundershock, Growl, ThunderWave, Quick Attack

Continue along the path to the west until you find two more Trainers, but be very careful if you plan on doing the Mew glitch! Do not battle the Pokemon Trainer (Gambler) looking to the north! The Super Nerd looking to the east can be battled.

Gambler
Pokemon Level Type Moves
Poliwag 22 Water Bubble, Hypnosis, Water Gun
Poliwag 22 Water Bubble, Hypnosis, Water Gun
Poliwhirl 22 Water Bubble, Hypnosis, Water Gun
Super Nerd
Pokemon Level Type Moves
Voltorb 20 Electric Tackle, Screech, SonicBoom
Koffing 20 Poison Tackle, Smog
Voltorb 20 Electric Tackle, Screech, SonicBoom
Magnemite 20 Electric Tackle

Again, the gate to the west will be blocked for now. Take the underground passage to reach Route 7. A few hidden items can be found along the passage.