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Route 14 is a cavern route that connects Fluoruma City to Route 15. In order to progress, the player has to obtain the Harvest Badge and a Pokémon with HM8 Rock Climb. This route is divided into 2 parts — the first part features the abandoned ruins of an old city destroyed by the "Crystal Beast", attracting many tourists and historians from all over Roria, while the second part is a partly frozen cave leading to Route 15.

Notable Events

Catching Crystal Onix

The houses and the city in this route were destroyed by a crystal Pokémon at least a century ago. The beast was dormant for a long time, but it is reported to have reawakened and attacked some miners on this route. The true identity of this beast is the Crystal Onix from the Pokémon Anime, and it has an encounter rate of 1/1600 (0.0625%), surpassing Roaming Pokémon to be the rarest Wild Pokémon in-game until the opening of Bob's Magik Pond in Cosmeos Valley. It is also a "Shiny-locked" Pokémon in-game, meaning that there is no Shiny version of Crystal Onix.

The Three Protectors and the Titan

When the Crystal Beast went on a rampage and destroyed the city more than a century ago on Route 14, the citizens called upon the 3 Protectors to wake up the Titan, which had always protected the people. A great match commenced between the Crystal Beast and the Titan. Eventually, the Crystal Beast was defeated and was forced to flee. While the people relocated to Fluoruma City, the Titan returned to its slumber. A door is seen around the top of Route 14 ruins, with "The Three Protectors will awaken the Titan" written on it. Catching and having the first 3 of Legendary Titans — Regirock, Registeel and Regice, present in party will open the door, thus allowing access to Titans' Throng, where the final Titan Regigigas awaits the player... or does it?

Betrayal!

At the end of the route, some Eclipse Members are found trying to recruit Rival Tess, but she refuses to join the evil organization. The player arrives at the scene and defeats the 2 Grunts, but all of a sudden, the masked Eclipse Admin starts talking about reuniting with Tess and the player, revealing himself to be... !

Pokémon

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.

Pokémon Type Image Rarity Items EV Yield
Walking Cave Lv. 32-36
NosepassRock
Nosepass XY
CommonMagnet1 Def
MakuhitaFighting
Makuhita XY
CommonBlack Belt1 HP
ClefairyFairy
Clefairy XY
UncommonMoon Stone2 HP
LoudredNormal
Loudred XY
UncommonNone2 HP
Mr. Mime
Dusk Ball
Psychic
Fairy
Mr. Mime XY
RareNone2 Sp. Def
NoibatFlying
Dragon
Noibat XY
RareNone1 Speed
Beldum
Dusk Ball
Steel
Psychic
Beldum XY
Very Rare
1/60 (1⅔%)
None1 Def
Onix
Crystal Onix
Dusk Ball
Rock
Ground
Onix-Crystal XY
Very Rare
1/1600 (0.0625%)
None1 Def
Click on the Pokémon names to check their learnsets on Bulbapedia. All Pokémon above have been updated to follow their movesets in Pokémon Sun and Moon. Hover on the item sprites to check the exact chance of being held by the Wild Pokémon.

Roaming Pokémon are not listed in the table above. They are fixed at Lv. 40 and have a 0.1% chance of appearing anywhere in Roria with wild encounter methods specified here.

Trainers

Old Ruins

Note: Trainer marked with a star symbol (*) is available for rematches.

Trainer Pokémon Type Level Image EXP EV Yield Reward
Punk Guy Nathaniel *
EXP Hotspot
Poké BallPoké BallPoké Ball
ScraftyDark
Fighting
Lv. 56
Scrafty XY
20521 Def
1 Sp. Def
$1792
KrookodileGround
Dark
Lv. 56
Krookodile XY
27483 Atk
CacturneGrass
Dark
Lv. 56
Cacturne-M XY
19921 Atk
1 Sp. Atk
Adventurer Zach
Poké BallPoké BallPoké BallPoké Ball
PidgeotNormal
Flying
Lv. 55
Pidgeot XY
24863 Speed $880
AmpharosElectricLv. 55
Ampharos XY
26513 Sp. Atk
SkuntankPoison
Dark
Lv. 55
Skuntank XY
19801 HP
SableyeGhost
Dark
Lv. 55
Sableye XY
15671 Atk
1 Def
Rebellious Girl Rebecca
Poké BallPoké BallPoké Ball
UmbreonDarkLv. 55
Umbreon XY
21682 Sp. Def
$1760
GothitellePsychicLv. 55
Gothitelle XY
26043 Sp. Def
SneaselDark
Ice
Lv. 55
Sneasel-M XY
10131 Speed
There was no change to the above matches between any of the updates.

Frozen Cave Exit

Trainer Pokémon Type Level Image EXP EV Yield Reward
Following trainers must be fought back-to-back!
Eclipse Grunt Wayne
Poké BallPoké BallPoké Ball
ArbokPoisonLv. 56
Arbok XY
18362 Atk
$2240
WeezingPoisonLv. 56
Weezing XY
20642 Def
SeviperPoisonLv. 56
Seviper XY
19201 Atk
1 Sp. Atk
Eclipse Grunt Jared
Poké BallPoké BallPoké Ball
CacturneGrass
Dark
Lv. 56
Cacturne-M XY
19921 Atk
1 Sp. Atk
$2240
ZangooseNormalLv. 56
Zangoose XY
19202 Atk
ScraftyDark
Fighting
Lv. 56
Scrafty XY
20521 Def
1 Sp. Def
Eclipse Admin ????
Poké BallPoké BallPoké BallPoké BallPoké Ball
ZebstrikaElectricLv. 60
Zebstrika XY
22372 Speed $5040
NidokingPoison
Ground
Lv. 61
Nidoking XY
29143 Atk
SlowbroWater
Psychic
Lv. 62
Slowbro XY
22852 Def
ArcanineFireLv. 62
Arcanine XY
25772 Atk
VaporeonWaterLv. 63
Vaporeon XY
24842 HP
There was no change to the above matches between any of the updates.

Items

State Item Obtaining Location
Requires HM Normal HM8 Rock Climb
Item Ball
Rare Candy
Rare CandyOnce across the wooden bridge, the first building on the left conceals this candy.
Gold Item Ball
TM Rock
TM39 Rock
Rock Tomb
In the last building on the path on the far side of the wooden bridge.
Item Ball
Lagging Tail
Lagging TailOn the top left area of ruins, at far left of the path, in a room with writing on the wall.
There was no change to the above items between any of the updates.

Trivia

  • Since Beldum is as difficult to catch as many Legendary and Mythical Pokémon, it is recommended to stock up on Dusk Balls bought in Poké Ball Emporium beforehand in order to successfully catch one.
    • Also, it is worth noting that Beldum's only move is Take Down, which causes recoil damage. Therefore, players are recommended to use a Ghost-type Pokémon in order to prevent knockout.
  • The Crystal Onix was originally from the Pokémon Anime, where it made its only appearance in the 87th episode of the second season.
  • Punk Guy Nathaniel's team gives more than 6500 EXP Points in total upon defeat, surpassing Camper Henry on Route 12 and Adventurer Jesper in Cragonos Mines to be the best EXP grinding spot so far.
Roria
Roria
Towns Mitis TownCheshma TownLagoona Lake (Trenches) • Port Decca
Cities Silvent CityBrimber CityRosecove City (Beach) • Anthian City (Housing Dist.Shopping Dist.Battle Dist.ParkSewer) • Aredia City (Old ArediaAredia Ruins) • Fluoruma CityFrostveil City (Catacombs)
Routes 12345678910111213141516
Caves &
Mountains
Glistening GrottoSteam ChamberMt. Igneus (Igneus Depths) • Path of TruthSilver CoveMt. Cragonos (MinesCliffsPeakSanctuarySpringChamber of the Jewel) • Desert CatacombsNature's DenCalcite ChamberMartensite ChamberDendrite ChamberTitans' ThrongFreezing Fissure
Islands Lost Islands (Deep Jungle) • Voltridia Island (Cavern) • Frigidia Island (Cavern) • Obsidia Island (Cavern)
Other
Locations
Gale ForestOld GraveyardSecret GroveGrove of DreamsFortulose ManorCosmeos Valley (Observatory) • Tinbell Tower (Construction Site) • Secret Lab