Johto Route 42 (location)

This is the Pokémon Location guide for Route 42 in Johto.

Choose which generation of games you're playing to see the Pokémon and capture methods. (Hint: Black/White 1 & 2 are Generation 5, other DS games are Gen 4.)


Generation 4

Walking

Walking in grass or a cave

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Spearow HGSS 14-16
Zubat HGSS 14-16
Mankey HGSS 15
Mareep HGSS 13
Mareep HGSS 13-15
Flaaffy HGSS 15-17
Hoenn Sound
Linoone HGSS 14
Whismur HGSS 13-14
Sinnoh Sound
Bidoof HGSS 14
Buizel HGSS 13-14

Surfing

Surfing on water

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Goldeen HGSS 10-25
Seaking HGSS 15-25

Super Rod

Fishing using the Super Rod

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Goldeen HGSS 40
Seaking HGSS 40
Magikarp HGSS 40

Good Rod

Fishing using the Good Rod

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Goldeen HGSS 20
Magikarp HGSS 20

Old Rod

Fishing using the Old Rod

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Magikarp HGSS 10
Goldeen HGSS 10

Headbutt

Headbutt large trees in the field

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Spearow HGSS
Aipom HGSS
Heracross HGSS

Generation 2

Walking

Walking in grass or a cave

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Rattata GSC 13
Spearow GSC 14-16
Spearow GSC 14
Ekans GSC 13
Zubat GSC 14-16
Zubat GSC 14
Mankey GSC 15
Mareep GSC 13
Mareep GSC 13-15
Rattata GSC 15
Raticate GSC 6-16
Raticate GSC 15
Golbat GSC 16
Flaaffy GSC 15-17
Fearow GSC 16
Arbok GSC 15
Marill GSC 15

Surfing

Surfing on water

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Goldeen GSC 15-24
Seaking GSC 20-24

Super Rod

Fishing using the Super Rod

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Goldeen GSC 40
Seaking GSC 40
Magikarp GSC 40

Good Rod

Fishing using the Good Rod

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Goldeen GSC 20
Magikarp GSC 20

Old Rod

Fishing using the Old Rod

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Magikarp GSC 10
Goldeen GSC 10

Headbutt

Headbutt large trees in the field

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Spearow GSC 10
Hoothoot GSC 10
Exeggcute GSC 10
Ledyba GSC 10
Spinarak GSC 10
Aipom GSC 10

Headbutt (Special)

Headbutt special trees in the field

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Spearow GSC 10
Hoothoot GSC 10
Pineco GSC 10
Heracross GSC 10
Exeggcute GSC 10
Aipom GSC 10