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Route 16 is a downhill route that connects Frostveil City to Cosmeos Valley on the southeastern mountainside of Mt. Cragonos. Many avid and daring hoverboarders enjoy hoverboarding down this route. While it is snowy for the higher ground, the environment becomes mild and temperate as the player travels down the Cragonos Mountain Range.

Notable Places

Skitty Lodge

Skitty Lodge

The Skitty Lodge at the beginning of Route 16.

Turning west immediately after entering Route 16, there is a large house named the Skitty Lodge. Inside, several Skitty can be seen relaxing on the furniture. The walls are decorated with large Magikarp on plaques.

3 characters, all Main Developers of the game, live inside. The first one seen in a red t-shirt is Oldschooldude2, while the second one, wearing a black top hat and a red scarf, is Kevincatsing, or Kevin Cat. He gives the player a Soothe Bell, which helps Pokémon holding it gain happiness more efficiently and faster. The last person seen inside is Roselius, who claims she is the "queen of memes". There is also a strange grey trapdoor on the left side of the lodge, but it cannot be opened.

Snowboarding

This route features a snowboarding time trial. Once the player starts descending the slope on a hoverboard, a timer will start counting up. The key to finishing this race as fast as possible is to hit as many acceleration ramps as the player can. They are marked with red flags and blue arrows, sharply boosting the speed for a few seconds and automatically making the player's avatar perform some stunts when hit. At the bottom of this slope, a male Mountaineer keeps track of the player's personal best time.

Freezing Fissure Entrance

Path to Freezing Fissure

Keep right when skiing to find the path for Freezing Fissure.

On the west side of Route 16, there is a pathway that leads to a rocky slope that requires HM8 Rock Climb to access. Keep to the right side when snowboarding to find it and then stray off to a detour. The rocky slope leads to Freezing Fissure — an abandoned icy mineshaft.

Pokémon

Note: Rarity levels are estimations according to this scale and might be subject to changes due to different encounter assessment results. 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
Grass Patches Tall Grass Lv. 35-39
JigglypuffNormal
Fairy
Jigglypuff XY
CommonMoon Stone2 HP
Swellow
Quick Ball
Normal
Flying
Swellow XY
CommonNone2 Speed
Furfrou
Natural Form
Normal
Furfrou-Natural XY
UncommonNone1 Speed
NuzleafGrass
Dark
Nuzleaf-M XY
Nuzleaf-F XY
UncommonPower Herb2 Atk
DedenneElectric
Fairy
Dedenne XY
RareNone2 Speed
EmolgaElectric
Flying
Emolga XY
RareNone2 Speed
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.

Item

State Item Obtaining Location
Soothe Bell
Soothe BellGiven by Kevin Cat in the Skitty Lodge.
There was no change to the above items between any of the updates.

Trivia

I Have 7 Cats

"I have 7 cats" carved on a rock.

  • The Main Developers inside Skitty Lodge — Kevincatssing, Roselius and Oldschooldude2, are all Map and Model Developers of the game.
    • Kevin mentions running the lodge "with his seven Skitty". This is a reference to him having 7 cats in real life.
    • Roselius breaks the fourth wall by mentioning that she had developed some areas of Roria.
    • There is a text portion carved on a big rock to the south of the Skitty Lodge that says "I have 7 cats". This again references to Kevin's cats in real life and those 7 Skitty in the lodge.
  • Route 16 is the second route in Roria with no Trainer Battles, the first being Route 4.
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