Select the conditions that currently apply on your game and then press the Refresh table view button to update the table in accordance with your selections.

Dark Cave (Violet City entrance)

Where?

Spanning between Violet City, Blackthorn City and Route 46. The Violet City entrance is on Route 31, straight east of the city; the Blackthorn City entrance is on Route 45. To get there, just go down from the town and turn left over the first bridge you see, and the cave will be there.

How to read this table

The bolded horizontal headings stand for the main condition that affects the following slots; the big cells on the left side describe which circumstances must apply for the rows they span to be active. The percentages tell you the chance of a Pokémon from this slot (row) appearing for any given wild encounter, provided the condition on the left holds.

Each condition (i.e. each bolded horizontal heading) always has the same number of slots active. Usually it's two, though the radio condition in HG/SS has four slots and tables can have any number of static slots combined under one blank condition (-) for less cluttered viewing. This is reflected in the slots usually being displayed in pairs, which except for the aforementioned HG/SS radio conditions always means that only one pair is active at any one time. (For the radio conditions, it's either two pairs or one quadruple.)

If all this confuses you, and I don't blame you, just set the conditions in the form on the right to what actually applies for you right now and press the Refresh Table View button, which will hide all the inactive slots and leave only the Pokémon you're actually going to be seeing. This will also recalculate the statistics at the bottom of the table accordingly.

Walking in tall grass or a cave

ConditionRarityHeartGoldSoulSilver
Swarm
During a swarm 20% Dunsparce lv. 3 Dunsparce lv. 3
20% Dunsparce lv. 2 Dunsparce lv. 2
Not during a swarm 20% Geodude lv. 3 Geodude lv. 3
20% Zubat lv. 2 Zubat lv. 2
Radio
Radio off 10% Geodude lv. 3 Geodude lv. 3
10% Zubat lv. 2 Zubat lv. 2
10% Geodude lv. 2 Geodude lv. 2
10% Geodude lv. 2 Geodude lv. 2
Hoenn radio 10% Absol lv. 3 Absol lv. 3
10% Absol lv. 2 Absol lv. 2
10% Makuhita lv. 2 Makuhita lv. 2
10% Makuhita lv. 2 Makuhita lv. 2
Sinnoh radio 10% Bronzor lv. 3 Bronzor lv. 3
10% Bronzor lv. 2 Bronzor lv. 2
10% Chingling lv. 2 Chingling lv. 2
10% Chingling lv. 2 Chingling lv. 2
-
Always 5% Geodude lv. 4 Geodude lv. 4
5% Geodude lv. 4 Geodude lv. 4
Always 4% Zubat lv. 3 Zubat lv. 3
4% Zubat lv. 4 Zubat lv. 4
Always 1% Zubat lv. 3 Zubat lv. 3
1% Dunsparce lv. 4 Dunsparce lv. 4
Statistics
Level range 2-4 2-4
Average EXP
per Pokémon
32.19 32.19
Average effort
per 100 encounters
27 HP
13 Attack
36 Defense
22 Speed
6 Special Attack
27 HP
13 Attack
36 Defense
22 Speed
6 Special Attack

Fishing with an Old Rod

RarityHeartGoldSoulSilver
40% Magikarp lv. 10 Magikarp lv. 10
30% Magikarp lv. 10 Magikarp lv. 10
15% Magikarp lv. 10 Magikarp lv. 10
10% Goldeen lv. 10 Goldeen lv. 10
5% Goldeen lv. 10 Goldeen lv. 10
Statistics
Level range 10-10 10-10
Average EXP
per Pokémon
47.5 47.5
Average effort
per 100 encounters
15 Attack
85 Speed
15 Attack
85 Speed

Fishing with a Good Rod

RarityHeartGoldSoulSilver
40% Magikarp lv. 20 Magikarp lv. 20
30% Goldeen lv. 20 Goldeen lv. 20
15% Goldeen lv. 20 Goldeen lv. 20
10% Goldeen lv. 20 Goldeen lv. 20
5% Goldeen lv. 20 Goldeen lv. 20
Statistics
Level range 20-20 20-20
Average EXP
per Pokémon
213.0 213.0
Average effort
per 100 encounters
60 Attack
40 Speed
60 Attack
40 Speed

Fishing with a Super Rod

RarityHeartGoldSoulSilver
40% Goldeen lv. 40 Goldeen lv. 40
30% Goldeen lv. 40 Goldeen lv. 40
15% Magikarp lv. 40 Magikarp lv. 40
10% Seaking lv. 40 Seaking lv. 40
5% Magikarp lv. 40 Magikarp lv. 40
Statistics
Level range 40-40 40-40
Average EXP
per Pokémon
563.7 563.7
Average effort
per 100 encounters
90 Attack
20 Speed
90 Attack
20 Speed

Surfing

RarityHeartGoldSoulSilver
60% Magikarp lv. 10-20 Magikarp lv. 10-20
30% Magikarp lv. 5-15 Magikarp lv. 5-15
5% Magikarp lv. 2-10 Magikarp lv. 2-10
4% Magikarp lv. 2-10 Magikarp lv. 2-10
1% Magikarp lv. 2-10 Magikarp lv. 2-10
Statistics
Level range 2-20 2-20
Average EXP
per Pokémon
35.55 35.55
Average effort
per 100 encounters
100 Speed
100 Speed

Smashing rocks

RarityHeartGoldSoulSilver
90% Dunsparce lv. 4-8 Dunsparce lv. 4-8
10% Geodude lv. 8-14 Geodude lv. 8-14
Statistics
Level range 4-14 4-14
Average EXP
per Pokémon
107.3 107.3
Average effort
per 100 encounters
90 HP
10 Defense
90 HP
10 Defense

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