Ilex Forest, Johto (location)

This is the Pokémon Location guide for Ilex Forest in Johto.

Choose which generation of games you're playing to see the Pokémon and capture methods.


Generation 4

Walking

Walking in grass or a cave

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Caterpie HGSS MorningDay Common 5-6
Metapod HGSS Day Common 5-6
Metapod HGSS Morning Common 6
Weedle HGSS MorningDay Common 5-6
Kakuna HGSS Day Common 5-6
Kakuna HGSS Morning Common 6
Zubat HGSS Night Common 5-6
Oddish HGSS Night Common 5-6
Paras HGSS MorningNight Uncommon 5-6
Zubat HGSS MorningDay Rare 5
Paras HGSS Day Rare 6
Hoenn Sound
Numel HGSS MorningDayNight Uncommon 6
Spoink HGSS MorningDayNight Uncommon 5-6
Sinnoh Sound
Budew HGSS MorningDayNight Uncommon 5-6
Carnivine HGSS MorningDayNight Uncommon 6

Surfing

Surfing on water

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Psyduck HGSS MorningDayNight Common 5-20
Golduck HGSS MorningDayNight Rare 10-20

Super Rod

Fishing using the Super Rod

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Poliwag HGSS MorningDayNight Common 40
Magikarp HGSS MorningDayNight Rare 40

Good Rod

Fishing using the Good Rod

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Poliwag HGSS MorningDayNight Common 20
Magikarp HGSS MorningDayNight Common 20

Old Rod

Fishing using the Old Rod

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Magikarp HGSS MorningDayNight Common 10
Poliwag HGSS MorningDayNight Rare 10

Interact

Static Pokemon that attacks when interacted with

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Pichu HGSS MorningDayNight Limited 30 Requires Pikachu-colored Pichu in party

Headbutt

Headbutt large trees in the field

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Caterpie HGSS MorningDayNight Limited 3-5
Metapod HGSS MorningDayNight Limited 3-5
Butterfree HGSS MorningDayNight Limited 6-8
Weedle HGSS MorningDayNight Limited 3-5
Kakuna HGSS MorningDayNight Limited 3-5
Beedrill HGSS MorningDayNight Limited 6-8
Hoothoot HGSS MorningDayNight Limited 2-19
Noctowl HGSS MorningDayNight Limited 6-8
Pineco HGSS MorningDayNight Limited 2-17

Generation 2

Walking

Walking in grass or a cave

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Caterpie GSC MorningDay Common 5-6
Metapod GSC Day Common 5-6
Metapod GSC Morning Common 6
Weedle GSC MorningDay Common 5-6
Kakuna GSC Day Common 5-6
Kakuna GSC Morning Common 6
Zubat GSC Night Common 5-6
Oddish GSC Night Common 5-6
Caterpie GSC MorningDay Common 5
Weedle GSC MorningDay Common 5
Oddish GSC Night Common 5-7
Venonat GSC Night Common 5
Paras GSC MorningNight Uncommon 5-6
Metapod GSC MorningDay Uncommon 7
Kakuna GSC MorningDay Uncommon 7
Psyduck GSC Night Uncommon 7
Zubat GSC MorningDay Rare 5
Paras GSC MorningDayNight Rare 6
Pidgey GSC MorningDay Rare 7
Hoothoot GSC Night Rare 7

Surfing

Surfing on water

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Psyduck GSC MorningDayNight Common 10-19
Golduck GSC MorningDayNight Uncommon 15-19

Super Rod

Fishing using the Super Rod

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Poliwag GSC MorningDayNight Common 40
Poliwhirl GSC MorningDayNight Uncommon 40
Magikarp GSC MorningDayNight Uncommon 40

Good Rod

Fishing using the Good Rod

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Poliwag GSC MorningDayNight Common 20
Magikarp GSC MorningDayNight Common 20

Old Rod

Fishing using the Old Rod

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Magikarp GSC MorningDayNight Common 10
Poliwag GSC MorningDayNight Uncommon 10

Interact

Static Pokemon that attacks when interacted with

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Celebi GSC MorningDayNight Limited 30 Requires GS Ball event item

Headbutt

Headbutt large trees in the field

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Caterpie GSC MorningDayNight Common 10
Weedle GSC MorningDayNight Common 10
Hoothoot GSC MorningDayNight Common 10
Pineco GSC MorningDayNight Common 10
Metapod GSC MorningDayNight Uncommon 10
Kakuna GSC MorningDayNight Uncommon 10
Exeggcute GSC MorningDayNight Uncommon 10
Noctowl GSC MorningDayNight Uncommon 10
Butterfree GSC MorningDayNight Rare 10
Beedrill GSC MorningDayNight Rare 10

Headbutt (Special)

Headbutt special trees in the field

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Caterpie GSC MorningDayNight Common 10
Weedle GSC MorningDayNight Common 10
Pineco GSC MorningDayNight Common 10
Hoothoot GSC MorningDayNight Common 10
Exeggcute GSC MorningDayNight Uncommon 10
Caterpie GSC MorningDayNight Uncommon 10
Weedle GSC MorningDayNight Uncommon 10
Butterfree GSC MorningDayNight Rare 10
Beedrill GSC MorningDayNight Rare 10
Metapod GSC MorningDayNight Rare 10
Kakuna GSC MorningDayNight Rare 10