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Is there some sequence to where roaming legendaries will go?

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Lets say ,meh, Raikou for example. In HG/SS, what is the ryhme or reason in where they go. And in B/W, Thunderus or Tornadus, where is the rythym behind where they go?

asked Dec 11, 2012 by DracoArceus
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2 Answers

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Best answer

First off, the roaming legendaries only move to a different route when you move to a different route through an outdoor path. If you go through doors to get to another route then they don't move, for example going through a "city gate" or a cave.

In my experience, when you switch routes "outdoors" they normally move to an adjacent route, but occasionally jump to a random place on the map. However, if you move into the route they are currently on (outdoors) then they always jump to a random place. Similarly, flying to whatever route they are on makes them jump to a random route.

So to encounter them you need to go back and forth between a route boundary until they have moved closer, then see if you can get to them via city gates or caves.

answered Dec 11, 2012 by Pokemaster
selected Dec 12, 2012 by DracoArceus
Thank you pokemaster for clarifying my answer :) you should get BA
Ok. So they simply "run" when you come near and move when you change routes. Great thanks.
In HG/SS, they only stay on the "mainland" and on land-routes. Meaning They'll never show up on Routes 19, 20, 21, 40, 41, or 47. (I dunno about 27, though.)
1 vote

There isn't a pattern BUT they can only appear in certain routes
Source: experience

answered Dec 11, 2012 by Generekt
Source?
Dude raikou and entei took me 4 hours and I only saw them in certain cities you can't argue with that
I think you need a better source. I once managed to almost gauge exaclty where they were going to go in Platinum. I think there is a sequence. (i.e. they might run to the next route you enter every other time you enter the route they are on)
I don't know...I did what you did in platinum and this is what I got
But then that means there is a pattern. What is it? If you can find a definite pattern please tell me.
Well I never saw an exact pattern just exact routes
Well, here's the deal with Roaming Legends:
They try their best to STAY AWAY FROM YOU.  You need to trick them into coming to you.

HB