Pokemon Firered FAQ Route 24 Before you go into Route 24, you face your rival again. He will have the opposite type pokemon as your starter and some new pokemon. Abra, Pidgeotto, and Rattata. They are all at level 18. Once you beat him you will get the Fame Checker. Now you can go to Route 24. The bridge is annoying. Especially at the end. There is a guy at the end of it. He is disguised as a person, but he really is a Team Rocket member. When you beat him you may proceed to Route 25. Route 25 When you go to Route 25 there's a house. It's Bill's (The Pokemon Maniac). When you go in you discover that he has had a problem with his time machine. He has turned himself into a pokemon. After you change him, you have a little talk and he gives you an item. From there head straight to Route 5. Route 5 Head south on the ridges. Soon you will see a house, it's the daycare. Unfortunatly you cannot put 2 pokemon in there. There's a underground path to Route 6. It's the little house beside the path to Saffron. There's nothing to do on Route 6 so head straight to Vermillion City. Vermillion City There's a lot to do here. First, head to the Pokemon Center and talk to the lady beside the booth. She'll gie you a VS seeker. Next you go to the house beside the Pokemon Center. The man in there will give you the Old Rod. Next, go to the Pokemon Fanclub and you will get the Bike Voucher. Now you can go get the bike. Beside the Fanclub is a person who is willing to trade Farfetch'd for a Spearow. Next, go to the S.S. Anne and once you beat your rival (again), you find a seasick man. When you cure him, he'll give you HMO1 cut.You may now battle L.T. Surge. I reccomend you go to Diglett's Cave and grab a Diglett or Dugtrio before you battle him, because he's all electric type. Once your done go grab your bike if you haven't yet and head to Route 9 off of Cerulean.