Cragonos Spring is a rocky and uneven ravine that is accessible by using HM3 Surf on the body of water located in Cragonos Mines. The canyon has a luminescent bright blue spring that the player can surf on to find a special Pokémon on Monday. Numerous shining crystals are found strewed along the gorge walls.
Cragonos Spring features a long water channel leading deep inside. Initially, it appears that nothing new is found here other than Clauncher when surfing, but there was a rumour that a special Pokémon would appear here on a certain day of the week. Later on, it was revealed to be Lapras, which waits for the player every Monday in the deepest section of Cragonos Spring, referencing its encounter in Union Cave, Johto.
As Lapras is rather hard to catch, players are recommended to stock up on Dusk or Net Balls from the Poké Ball Emporium, Anthian City - Shopping District before coming to battle and catch Lapras. Players are also warned that Lapras possesses Perish Song, which when used, will render itself and the player's Pokémon sent out unable to battle in 3 turns, so players are strongly advised to save beforehand, turn off Autosave and catch Lapras as fast as possible. Throwing a Quick Ball immediately at the beginning of the battle is a good idea, while using the move Taunt is a good counter for Perish Song, as it disables all status moves for a few turns.
Note: Rarity levels are estimations according to this scale and might be subject to changes due to different encounter assessment results, unless supported by official encounter rates, which are listed in red under the rarity level if known. If there are any Pokémon with low catch rates, the possibility to flee or requirement of gaining happiness to evolve, recommended Poké Balls for that Pokémon will be shown with the corresponding bag sprite under the Pokémon's name.
|Fishing||Old Rod||Lv. 10|
|Fishing||Good Rod||Lv. 20|
|Tentacool||Rare||1 Sp. Def|
|None||1 Sp. Atk|
|Special||Spring Water||Lv. 40|
|Lapras||Every Monday||2 HP|
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- The crystals scattered across the cave walls deeply resemble the ones in Glistening Grotto and Route 13, except with a less colourful scheme.
- Lapras' encounter is nearly identical to how it is found in the deepest room of Union Cave, Johto in Pokémon Gold, Silver, Crystal, Heart Gold and Soul Silver, except that its battle was available every Friday in Union Cave instead of Monday.
|Towns||Mitis Town • Cheshma Town • Lagoona Lake (Trenches) • Port Decca|
|Cities||Silvent City • Brimber City • Rosecove City (Beach) • Anthian City (Housing Dist. • Shopping Dist. • Battle Dist. • Park • Sewer) • Aredia City (Old Aredia • Aredia Ruins) • Fluoruma City • Frostveil City (Catacombs)|
|Routes||1 • 2 • 3 • 4 • 5 • 6 • 7 • 8 • 9 • 10 • 11 • 12 • 13 • 14 • 15 • 16|
| Caves &|
|Glistening Grotto • Steam Chamber • Mt. Igneus (Igneus Depths) • Path of Truth • Silver Cove • Mt. Cragonos (Mines • Cliffs • Peak • Sanctuary • Spring • Chamber of the Jewel) • Desert Catacombs • Nature's Den • Calcite Chamber • Martensite Chamber • Dendrite Chamber • Titans' Throng • Freezing Fissure|
|Islands||Lost Islands (Deep Jungle) • Voltridia Island (Cavern) • Frigidia Island (Cavern) • Obsidia Island (Cavern)|
|Gale Forest • Old Graveyard • Secret Grove • Grove of Dreams • Fortulose Manor • Cosmeos Valley (Observatory) • Tinbell Tower (Construction Site) • Secret Lab|