First,when you get out of the moving truck,your mom tells you to set the clock.After thats done,don't forget to get the potion that's in the pc.Walk outside,and go next door to meet May.When she's finished talking,go back outside,and head for the exit.Once you leave Littleroot,you'll find Prof.Birch being chased by a poochyena.He'll tell you to take a pokemon from his bag.Choose carefully,because it will be your partner throughout the game.Pick a pokemon,and beat poochyena easily.As his thanks,he gives you the pokemon you fought with earlier,then says to go find May.Leave the lab,and keep going up until your in the route past Oldale town.May's pokemon will always have an advantage,so train before you fight her.She'll have a Treecko if you picked Mudkip,Torchic if you picked Treecko,and Mudkip if you picked Torchic.Level up to about level 8 or 9,and you'll beat her no problem.Go back to Prof.Birch's lab and he'll give you a pokedex.May will give you five pokeballs.When your leaving town,your mom will stop you and give you the running shoes.After that,your ready to go.If you want to,go back to where you fought May,and catch some pokemon.The guy that was blocking the way to the next town will be out of the way and you can advance. PETALBERG CITY Heal at the pokemon center if you need to,then go into the gym.While your talking to your dad,a boy named Wally will come in and say he's ready to catch a pokemon.You're dad will tell you to go with him.The both of you walk into the route to the right and run into the pokemon ralts.Wally will catch it,and say to return to the gym.When he leaves,your dad will say to collect 4 gym badges.Only then will he fight you.Go past town,through the grass,and into Petalberg woods.As you head up,battling bug catcher trainers,you'll run into a guy who says he's looking for shroomish.When he asks you if you've seen one,a Team Magma member will appear.Defeat his single poochyena and the Devon Researcher will give you a great ball as his thanks.Continue going up,and pretty soon you'll be out of the woods.If you talk to the boy next to the exit,he'll give you the TM that contains bullet seed.Go into the flower shop and the girl will give you a wailmer pail,which is used to water berries.In the back of the shop is an extra potion.Cross the bridge and enter the city RUSTBORO CITY If you picked Torchic,you'll have a hard time beating Roxane.She uses rock- pokemon,but if you captured wingull and trained it,she'll be easy.If you didn't,train Torchic to level 16.It will evolve into Combusken and learn double kick.The other starters won't have a problem,though.Go through Rustboro and onto the beach.At the top right corner of the sandy part,you'll find a super potion.Go back to the city,then head left if you want to train.If not,fight Roxane for the Stone Badge.After you get it,leave the gym and outside,the Team Magma member you fought in Petalberg woods will run past you.Follow him up and to the left,where the Devon Researcher is waiting.After you talk to him,keep going right till you come to a cave.Go in and you'll find him and a wingull he's holding hostage.Defeat him to recover the Devon Goods and the wingull.The man outside,named Mr.Briney,will thank you and leave.Head back to Rustboro,and the Researcher will give you another great ball.Then,he'll take you to the top floor of the Devon Corporation to meet Mr.Stone,the president.He'll give you a letter to deliver to Steven,who's in Dewford town.When you leave,go to a house with a sign outside that says cutter's house.Talk to him and he'll give you HM01,cut.Leave Rustboro and walk back through the woods.Once your out,go to the house by the water and go in to find Mr.Briney.Talk to him and say you want to go to Dewford.He'll sail you there. DEWFORD TOWN Brawly is the gym leader here,and uses fighting-pokemon.If you chose torchic and it evolved,Combusken should already know peck.This will be affective against his pokemon.Otherwise,wingull's wing attack or tailow's peck will be equally good.If you need training,go up town and to the left.You'll find Granite Cave.When you first enter,talk to the hiker and he'll give you HM05,flash.You need Brawly's badge,but if you think you can get through without flash,go on.Deep inside is Steven.When you give him the letter,he'll give you the TM steel wing for your trouble.Leave the cave and if your still not ready for Brawly,go on to Slateport.If your ready,attack him with a barrage of flying-moves.He'll reward you with the Knuckle Badge if you win.The guy in red and white walking in the middle of the city will give you an old rod if you answer "yes" to his question.Talk to Briney again and set sail for Slateport. SLATEPORT CITY There is no gym here,so don't expect it.If you go to the museum first,you'll find a long line of Team Magma members,so you won't be able to go in.First,go to the shipyard and talk to the guy who says he's responsable for designing the ship.He'll say to deliver the Devon goods to Capt.Stern,who is in the museum.Go back to the museum to find the line is gone and enter.You have to pay a 50 doller entree fee to get in.One of the Magma members will give you the TM theif and run away.Go upstairs and talk to Capt.Stern.Right before you give him the Devon Goods,two Team Magma members will come and you'll have to battle both of them.When you beat them,their leader,Maxie,will come and say that you'll get no mercy the next time you mess with their plans.When he leaves,Capt.Stern will take the goods and leave as well.When you leave the museum,go to the red building(contest hall),and talk to the little girl for the pokeblock case.Now head upwards and out of the city.Without the bike,you'll have to take the alternate way to the next city.Before you go,you'll see a house called the Trick House.Go inside and your character will say,"Your being watched..."and a glint of something will appear.Go to it and push A.The Trick Master will appear and tell you to go behind the scroll.Solve the riddle and he'll give you a prize.Leave,and go to the right.Note:Three electric pokemon can be found here;they are Minun,Plusle,and Electrike.While going up,you'll find May.By now,she'll have caught and trained here pokemon,so be ready.If she picked Mudkip,electricity won't effect him because he's part ground.Grass is your best bet here.Defeat her and she'll give you an itemfinder.Keep going until you reach Mauville City. 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