Kanto Vermillion City (location)

This is the Pokémon Location guide for Vermillion City in Kanto.

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


Generation 4

Surfing

Surfing on water

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Tentacool HGSS 30-35
Tentacruel HGSS 35
Swarm
Wingull HGSS 35

Super Rod

Fishing using the Super Rod

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Shellder HGSS 40
Chinchou HGSS 40
Tentacruel HGSS 40
Lanturn HGSS 40

Good Rod

Fishing using the Good Rod

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Tentacool HGSS 20
Magikarp HGSS 20
Shellder HGSS 20
Chinchou HGSS 20

Old Rod

Fishing using the Old Rod

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

Headbutt

Headbutt large trees in the field

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

Rock Smash

Use Rock Smash on breakable stones

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Diglett HGSS 24-37
Shuckle HGSS 32-35

Generation 3

Surfing

Surfing on water

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Tentacool FRLG 5-40

Super Rod

Fishing using the Super Rod

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Shellder FRLG 15-25
Krabby FRLG 15-25
Horsea FRLG 15-25
Staryu FRLG 15-25
Gyarados FRLG 15-25
Psyduck FRLG 25-35
Slowpoke FRLG 25-35
Krabby FRLG 25-30
Horsea FRLG 25-30

Good Rod

Fishing using the Good Rod

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Krabby FRLG 5-15
Horsea FRLG 5-15
Krabby FRLG 5-15
Horsea FRLG 5-15
Magikarp FRLG 5-15

Old Rod

Fishing using the Old Rod

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Magikarp FRLG 5

Generation 3 - Harbor

Surfing

Surfing on water

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Tentacool FRLG 5-40

Super Rod

Fishing using the Super Rod

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Shellder FRLG 15-25
Krabby FRLG 15-25
Horsea FRLG 15-25
Staryu FRLG 15-25
Gyarados FRLG 15-25
Psyduck FRLG 25-35
Slowpoke FRLG 25-35

Good Rod

Fishing using the Good Rod

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Krabby FRLG 5-15
Horsea FRLG 5-15
Krabby FRLG 5-15
Horsea FRLG 5-15
Magikarp FRLG 5-15

Old Rod

Fishing using the Old Rod

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Magikarp FRLG 5

Generation 2

Surfing

Surfing on water

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Tentacool GSC 30-39
Tentacruel GSC 35-39

Super Rod

Fishing using the Super Rod

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Shellder GSC 40
Chinchou GSC 40
Tentacruel GSC 40
Lanturn GSC 40

Good Rod

Fishing using the Good Rod

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Tentacool GSC 20
Magikarp GSC 20
Shellder GSC 20
Chinchou GSC 20

Old Rod

Fishing using the Old Rod

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

Interact

Static Pokemon that attacks when interacted with

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Snorlax GSC 50

Generation 2 - Harbor

Surfing

Surfing on water

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Tentacool GSC 30-39
Tentacruel GSC 35-39

Super Rod

Fishing using the Super Rod

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Shellder GSC 40
Chinchou GSC 40
Tentacruel GSC 40
Lanturn GSC 40

Good Rod

Fishing using the Good Rod

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Tentacool GSC 20
Magikarp GSC 20
Shellder GSC 20
Chinchou GSC 20

Old Rod

Fishing using the Old Rod

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