Vermilion City, Kanto (location)

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

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


Generation 7 - City

Gift

Pokémon given to you

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Squirtle LGPLGE 1 16 From policewoman if 60 Pokémon caught
Persian LGPLGE 1 16 From woman on bench; choose Meowth as favorite then catch 5 Growlithe
Persian LGPLGE 1 16 From woman on bench; choose Meowth as favorite then catch 5 Meowth
Arcanine LGPLGE 1 16 From woman on bench; choose Growlithe as favorite then catch 5 Growlithe
Arcanine LGPLGE 1 16 From woman on bench; choose Growlithe as favorite then catch 5 Meowth

Trade

In-game trade with another character

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Geodude
Alolan Geodude
LGPLGE 1 Trade Geodude

Flying

Flying in the air on a Pokémon

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Pidgey LGPLGE 60% 3-56
Pidgeotto LGPLGE 35% 3-56
Pidgeot LGPLGE 5% 3-56

Generation 4 - City

Surfing

Surfing on water

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

Super Rod

Fishing using the Super Rod

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

Good Rod

Fishing using the Good Rod

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

Old Rod

Fishing using the Old Rod

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

Headbutt

Headbutt large trees in the field

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Spearow HGSS MorningDayNight Limited 11-20
Heracross HGSS MorningDayNight Limited 11-17
Combee HGSS MorningDayNight Limited 10-20 Post-National Dex

Rock Smash

Use Rock Smash on breakable stones

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

Generation 3 - City

Surfing

Surfing on water

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Tentacool FRLG Common 5-40

Super Rod

Fishing using the Super Rod

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

Good Rod

Fishing using the Good Rod

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

Old Rod

Fishing using the Old Rod

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Magikarp FRLG Common 5

Trade

In-game trade with another character

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Farfetch'd FRLG Limited Trade Spearow

Generation 3 - Harbor

Surfing

Surfing on water

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Tentacool FRLG Common 5-40

Super Rod

Fishing using the Super Rod

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

Good Rod

Fishing using the Good Rod

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

Old Rod

Fishing using the Old Rod

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Magikarp FRLG Common 5

Generation 2 - City

Surfing

Surfing on water

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

Super Rod

Fishing using the Super Rod

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

Good Rod

Fishing using the Good Rod

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

Old Rod

Fishing using the Old Rod

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

Interact

Static Pokémon that attacks when interacted with

Pokémon Games Times Rarity Levels Details
Snorlax GSC MorningDayNight Limited 50

Generation 2 - Harbor

Surfing

Surfing on water

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

Super Rod

Fishing using the Super Rod

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

Good Rod

Fishing using the Good Rod

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

Old Rod

Fishing using the Old Rod

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

Generation 1 - City

Super Rod

Fishing using the Super Rod

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Shellder RBY Common 15
Krabby RBY Common 15
Tentacool RBY Common 10-20
Horsea RBY Uncommon 5

Good Rod

Fishing using the Good Rod

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Poliwag RBY Common 10
Goldeen RBY Common 10

Old Rod

Fishing using the Old Rod

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Magikarp RBY Common 5

Gift

Pokémon given to you

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Squirtle RBY Limited 10

Trade

In-game trade with another character

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Farfetch'd RBY Limited Trade Spearow

Generation 1 - Harbor

Super Rod

Fishing using the Super Rod

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Shellder RBY Common 15
Krabby RBY Common 15
Tentacool RBY Common 10-15
Shellder RBY Uncommon 10
Staryu RBY Uncommon 15

Good Rod

Fishing using the Good Rod

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Poliwag RBY Common 10
Goldeen RBY Common 10

Old Rod

Fishing using the Old Rod

Pokémon Games Rarity Levels Details
Magikarp RBY Common 5