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Do You Know Where To Catch These Classic Pokémon?

TO BE A MASTER, POKéMON MASTER.

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You're off on a journey in Kanto to become a Pokémon master - but first, you've gotta catch some Pokémon. Do you know where to find these? (Answers based on Red, Blue, and Yellow Gameboy games.)

  1. 1.

    CATERPIE
    The Pokémon Company

    Its short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 1 (BETWEEN PALLET TOWN & VIRIDIAN CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 4 (BETWEEN MT. MOON & CERULEAN CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 3 (BETWEEN PEWTER CITY & MT. MOON)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    VIRIDIAN FOREST
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    CATERPIE WAS CAUGHT!

    Caterpie are commonly found in the Viridian Forest, but also found along Route 2, 24, and 25.

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  2. 2.

    GROWLITHE
    The Pokémon Company

    Very protective of its territory. It will bark and bite to repel intruders from its space.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    VICTORY ROAD
    Correct
    Incorrect
    CINNABAR ISLAND
    Correct
    Incorrect
    SAFARI ZONE
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 16 (BETWEEN CELADON CITY AND FUSCHIA CITY) 
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    GROWLITHE WAS CAUGHT!

    Growlithe is found in the Pokemon Mansion on Cinnabar Island, or on Routes 7 and 8.

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  3. 3.

    ABRA
    The Pokémon Company

    Sleeps 18 hours a day. If it senses danger, it will teleport itself to safety even as it sleeps.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 24 (NORTH OF CERULEAN CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 14 (BETWEEN LAVENDER TOWN AND FUSCHIA CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 15 (BETWEEN LAVENDER TOWN AND FUSCHIA CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 11 (EAST OF VERMILION CITY)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    ABRA WAS CAUGHT!

    Abra is found on Route 5, 6, 7, 8, 24, and 25.

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  4. 4.

    TANGELA
    The Pokémon Company

    The whole body is swathed with wide vines that are similar to seaweed. Its vines shake as it walks.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 18 (BETWEEN CELADON CITY AND FUSCHIA CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    VICTORY ROAD
    Correct
    Incorrect
    SEAFOAM ISLANDS
    Correct
    Incorrect
    SAFARI ZONE
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    TANGELA WAS CAUGHT!

    Tangela can be caught on Route 21 or the Safari Zone.

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  5. 5.

    DROWZEE
    The Pokémon Company

    Puts enemies to sleep then eats their dreams. Occasionally gets sick from eating bad dreams.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 11 (EAST OF VERMILION CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 13 (BETWEEN VERMILION CITY AND FUSCHIA CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    VIRIDIAN FOREST
    Correct
    Incorrect
    SAFARI ZONE
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    DROWZEE WAS CAUGHT!

    You can only catch Drowzee on Route 11.

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  6. 6.

    MAGNETON
    The Pokémon Company

    Generates strange radio signals. It raises the temperature by 3.6F degrees within 3,300 feet.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    CINNABAR ISLAND 
    Correct
    Incorrect
    VICTORY ROAD
    Correct
    Incorrect
    POWER PLANT
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROCK TUNNEL
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    MAGNETON WAS CAUGHT!

    Magneton can only be found in the Power Plant.

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  7. 7.

    METAPOD
    The Pokémon Company

    Hardens its shell to protect itself. However, a large impact may cause it to pop out of its shell.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 6 (BETWEEN CERULEAN CITY AND VERMILION CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 24 (NORTH OF CERULEAN CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 18 (BETWEEN CYCLING ROAD AND FUSCHIA CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 22 (BETWEEN VIRIDIAN CITY AND VICTORY ROAD)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    METAPOD WAS CAUGHT!

    Metapod can be found on Route 24 and 25, as well as Viridian Forest.

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  8. 8.

    PIDGEOTTO
    The Pokémon Company

    Very protective of its sprawling territorial area, this POKéMON will fiercely peck at any intruder.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 3 (BETWEEN PEWTER CITY AND MT. MOON)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 1 (BETWEEN PALLET TOWN AND VIRIDIAN CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    SAFARI ZONE
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 15 (EAST OF FUSCHIA CITY)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    PIDGEOTTO WAS CAUGHT!

    Pidgeotto can be found in a lot of places! Route 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 21, 24, 25, and the Viridian Forest.

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  9. 9.

    RATICATE
    The Pokémon Company

    Its hind feet are webbed. They act as flippers, so it can swim in rivers and hunt for prey.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 15 (EAST OF FUSCHIA CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    SAFARI ZONE
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 16 (BETWEEN CELADON CITY AND CYCLING ROAD)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 12 (SOUTH OF LAVENDER TOWN)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    RATICATE WAS CAUGHT!

    Raticate can be found on Route 9, 11, 16, 17, 18, and 21.

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  10. 10.

    SPEAROW
    The Pokémon Company

    Inept at flying high. However, it can fly around very fast to protect its territory.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 9 (BETWEEN CERULEAN CITY AND POWER PLANT)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 1 (BETWEEN PALLET TOWN AND VIRIDIAN CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    VIRIDIAN FOREST
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 12 (SOUTH OF LAVENDER TOWN)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    SPEAROW WAS CAUGHT!

    Spearow can be found almost all over Kanto. It can be found on Route 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 22, and 23.

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  11. 11.

    ARBOK
    The Pokémon Company

    The frightening patterns on its belly have been studied. Six variations have been confirmed.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    VICTORY ROAD 
    Correct
    Incorrect
    SAFARI ZONE
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 15 (EAST OF FUSCHIA CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 23 (BETWEEN VIRIDIAN CITY AND VICTORY ROAD)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    ARBOK WAS CAUGHT!

    Arbok can only be found on Route 23 and the Unknown Dungeon.

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  12. 12.

    PIKACHU
    The Pokémon Company

    It keeps its tail raised to monitor its surroundings. If you yank its tail, it will try to bite you.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 1 (BETWEEN PALLET TOWN AND VIRIDIAN CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    VIRIDIAN FOREST
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 22 (BETWEEN VIRIDIAN CITY AND VICTORY ROAD)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 3 (BETWEEN PEWTER CITY AND MT. MOON)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    PIKACHU WAS CAUGHT!

    Pikachu can only be found in the Viridian Forest and Power Plant (or, of course, as a starter in the Yellow Version!)

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  13. 13.

    RHYHORN
    The Pokémon Company

    A Pokémon with a one-track mind. Once it charges, it won't stop running until it falls asleep.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 4 (BETWEEN MT. MOON AND CERULEAN CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 24 (NORTH OF CERULEAN CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 11 (EAST OF VERMILION CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    SAFARI ZONE
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    RHYHORN WAS CAUGHT!

    Rhyhorn can only be found in the Safari Zone or the Unknown Dungeon.

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  14. 14.

    MEOWTH
    The Pokémon Company

    Adores circular objects. Wanders the streets on a nightly basis to look for dropped loose change.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 5 (BETWEEN CERULEAN CITY AND VERMILION CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 3 (BETWEEN PEWTER CITY AND MT. MOON)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 14 (BETWEEN LAVENDAR TOWN AND FUSCHIA CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    CINNABAR ISLAND
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    MEOWTH WAS CAUGHT!

    Meowth can be found on Routes 5, 6, 7, and 8 (Blue only).

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  15. 15.

    GLOOM
    The Pokémon Company

    The fluid that oozes from its mouth isn't drool. It is a nectar that is used to attract prey.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 6 (NORTH OF VERMILION CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 16 (BETWEEN CELADON CITY AND CYCLING ROAD)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 12 (SOUTH OF LAVENDER TOWN)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 18 (BETWEEN CYCLING ROAD AND FUSCHIA CITY)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    GLOOM WAS CAUGHT!

    Gloom can be found on Routes 12, 13, 14, and 15.

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  16. 16.

    CLEFAIRY
    The Pokémon Company

    Its magical and cute appeal has many admirers. It is rare and found only in certain areas.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROCK TUNNEL
    Correct
    Incorrect
    SEAFOAM ISLANDS
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 11 (EAST OF VERMILION CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    MT. MOON
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    CLEFAIRY WAS CAUGHT!

    Clefairy can only be caught in Mt. Moon.

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  17. 17.

    STARYU
    The Pokémon Company

    An enigmatic POKéMON that can effortlessly regenerate any appendage it loses in battle.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 20 (BETWEEN CINNABAR ISLAND AND SEAFOAM ISLANDS)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 12 (SOUTH OF LAVENDER TOWN)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    VERMILION CITY
    Correct
    Incorrect
    CERULEAN CITY
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    STARYU WAS CAUGHT!

    Staryu is found on Routes 19, 20, 21, the Seafoam Islands, and Cinnabar Island.

    STARYU WAS CAUGHT!
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  18. 18.

    DITTO
    The Pokémon Company

    Capable of copying an enemy's genetic code to instantly transform itself into a duplicate of the enemy.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    VICTORY ROAD
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 23 (BETWEEN VIRIDIAN CITY AND VICTORY ROAD)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    POWER PLANT
    Correct
    Incorrect
    SAFARI ZONE
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    DITTO WAS CAUGHT!

    Ditto can be found on Route 13, 14, 15, and 23.

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  19. 19.

    GASTLY
    The Pokémon Company
    Correct
    Incorrect
    FUSCHIA CITY
    Correct
    Incorrect
    LAVENDER TOWN
    Correct
    Incorrect
    CINNABAR ISLAND 
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 12 (SOUTH OF LAVENDER TOWN)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    GASTLY WAS CAUGHT!

    Gastly can only be found in the Pokémon Tower in Lavender Town.

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  20. 20.

    KOFFING
    The Pokémon Company

    Because it stores several kinds of toxic gases in its body, it is prone to exploding without warning.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 6
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 23 (BETWEEN VIRIDIAN CITY AND VICTORY ROAD)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    CINNABAR ISLAND
    Correct
    Incorrect
    POWER PLANT
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    KOFFING WAS CAUGHT!

    Koffing can only be caught in the Pokémon Mansion on Cinnabar Island.

    KOFFING WAS CAUGHT! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via The Pokémon Company
  21. 21.

    GOLDUCK
    The Pokémon Company

    Its slim and long limbs end in broad flippers. They are used for swimming gracefully in lakes.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    VICTORY ROAD
    Correct
    Incorrect
    SAFARI ZONE
    Correct
    Incorrect
    CERULEAN CITY
    Correct
    Incorrect
    SEAFOAM ISLANDS
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    GOLDUCK WAS CAUGHT!

    Golduck can be found in the Seafoam Islands and along Route 6.

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  22. 22.

    DODUO
    The Pokémon Company

    Its short wings make flying difficult. Instead, this Pokémon runs at high speed on developed legs.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 5 (SOUTH OF CERULEAN CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    CINNABAR ISLAND
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 18 (BETWEEN CYCLING ROAD AND FUSCHIA CITY)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROUTE 7 (WEST OF LAVENDER TOWN)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    DODUO WAS CAUGHT!

    Doduo can be found on Routes 16, 17, and 18 as well as the Safari Zone.

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  23. 23.

    ONIX
    The Pokémon Company

    Burrows at high speed in search of food. The tunnels it leaves are used as homes by Digletts.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    MT. MOON
    Correct
    Incorrect
    VERMILION CITY
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROCK TUNNEL
    Correct
    Incorrect
    SEAFOAM ISLANDS
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    ONIX WAS CAUGHT!

    Onix can be found in the Rock Tunnel and Victory Road.

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  24. 24.

    CUBONE
    The Pokémon Company

    Wears the skull of its deceased mother. Its cries echo inside the skull and come out as a sad melody.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    LAVENDER TOWN
    Correct
    Incorrect
    MT. MOON
    Correct
    Incorrect
    ROCK TUNNEL
    Correct
    Incorrect
    CINNABAR ISLAND
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    CUBONE WAS CAUGHT!

    Cubone can be found in the Pokémon Tower in Lavender Town and in the Safari Zone.

    CUBONE WAS CAUGHT! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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  25. 25.

    DRATINI
    The Pokémon Company

    The existence of this mythical Pokémon was only recently confirmed by a fisherman who caught one.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    SEAFOAM ISLANDS
    Correct
    Incorrect
    SAFARI ZONE
    Correct
    Incorrect
    VICTORY ROAD
    Correct
    Incorrect
    VERMILION CITY
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    DRATINI WAS CAUGHT!

    Dratini can only be caught in the Safari Zone.

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