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Waterfall Not Working?

britishfan asks:
Apr 11th 2008, ID #115336

Waterfall Not Working?

I have all 8 badges. I have waterfall and I have given the ability to a Pokemon. I can make it all the way to the waterfall at Ever Grande City (am I at the right one? The waterfall off of route 128?). But when I arrive I can't go up the waterfall, and when I try to manually select 'waterfall' I'm told I can't use that here. I thought the 8th badge was supposed to let me use that HM? How do I get into Ever Grande City? BTW, I am using an emulator so maybe this is a glitch? I have tried saving the game, closing it and reopening it, but nothing. I also tried going back to talk to the 8th gym leader to confirm I had my badge.


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mitsu answered:
Added 12th Apr 2008, ID #248368

Possibly a glitch in the em. It is supposed to work if you approach the waterfall, instead of just saying it is a raging waterfall, it asks whether you would like to use waterfall.

Other than that I don't know what the problem is.

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Guest said: 24th Jun 2018 | REPORT
Lol ^^
Guest said: 10th Jul 2018 | REPORT
Meee to I can't get up in waterfall
Guest said: 11th Jul 2018 | REPORT
Guest said: 13th Sep 2018 | REPORT
Hmm and if speed is of. All cheats are of? Oh whatever. Just gonna walk through the good damn walls

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Vasco answered:
Added 12th Apr 2008, ID #248400

I read this question and I ran to the game just o try iy myself and see if it works with me. To start I can say that is not a problem of the emulator because I have one (and that is what I use to usually play) and I can use waterfall. So maybe it is a small error you are making: you can't simply go up the waterfall and even you have the waterfall HM, it doesn't happens automaticaly. You must go the closest you can to the waterfall and simply press the A button. If still, nothing happens, it can only be a glitch.

Hope I helped

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Guest said: 20th Mar 2016 | REPORT
works thanks so much been stuck for 20 minutes.
Guest said: 12th Jun 2016 | REPORT
Thanks buddy it worked
Guest said: 18th Jul 2016 | REPORT
I will try it
Guest said: 4th Aug 2016 | REPORT
Doesn't work

cheating-is-good answered:
Added 12th Apr 2008, ID #248440

Alright for the record, I do not support emulators. Even if they are now legal, I do not support them in any way. It most likely is a glitch. Because you have done everything that you needed to do and it still does not work. Just in case though, make sure that you taught the move to a pokemon. Even if you did, take the HM and teach waterfall to another pokemon. Hope this helps. Buy the game.

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Guest said: 23rd Nov 2012 | REPORT
the same thing happend to me but i gave the move to a different pokemon and it started to workk
Guest said: 23rd Apr 2013 | REPORT
it worked........thanks
Guest answered: Added 15th Jan 2011, ID #381226

i found out how face the water fall but stand in the white water not against it just looking at it in the white water then select waterfall manualy =D! (i has pokemon emerald emulator) =#

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Guest said: 16th Jan 2013 | REPORT
Thanks so much! Your way worked for me! You're the best!
Guest said: 23rd Sep 2015 | REPORT
Nun of my hm are showing what do i došŸ˜¢
Guest said: 15th Jul 2016 | REPORT
Thank you so much I could not get up no matter what and this is the only one that works
Guest answered: Added 19th Dec 2011, ID #464735

Ami me pasaba lo mismo y entonces tuve que enseƱarle el HM a Kyogre (el Pokemon que estaba en la cueva en ciudad arrecipolis)

Guest answered: Added 1st Mar 2012, ID #486817

You must facing the waterfall

Guest answered: Added 5th Feb 2014, ID #616536

I have defeated the twins in Pokemon sapphire and I was supposed to receive dive but I did not receive dive how do I get dive again

Guest answered: Added 24th May 2014, ID #625593

That is not a glitch, I tried it myself and it work. To make it work all you need to do is face twaed the waterfall and press a
Not stand on the white water and press a.

Guest answered: Added 27th Apr 2015, ID #661345

Same problem here. Maybe both of our games have a glich. So your not alone..... Maybe they need to make a new version

Guest answered: Added 23rd Mar 2016, ID #677999

I am also using an emulator and figured out the trick. You must approach the waterfall very slowly to get the prompt to go up.

Guest answered: Added 18th Aug 2016, ID #682931

If you are in fast forward it wont work I had the same issue and I just got out of fast forward mode and it worked hope this helped

Guest answered: Added 6th Apr 2017, ID #688966

You are using fast forward

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Guest answered: Added 28th Apr 2017, ID #689483

It happened to me also ... You just have to press your main butoon that is button A . Then tada it will work

Guest answered: Added 4th Jun 2018, ID #697131

Im using kyogre to learn waterfall.. But cannot use it

Guest answered: Added 30th Nov 2018, ID #699802

Here's what to do. When you are approaching a waterfall go directly infront of it and press A. If you have all 8 gym badges it should say "It's a large waterfall. Would you like to use waterfall?".

Guest answered: Added 19th Dec 2018, ID #700014

So I had the same problem as you and just assumed that it wasn't going to work because of a glitch in the emulator. However, if you are using the emulator and have fast forward on try turning it off so that it allows you to easily face the waterfall the closest you can. Because I found out that I was moving so fast that when I tried to get close it would push me so I had assumed you are not allowed to be right in front of the waterfall, when in actuality you can lol.

Hope this helped anyone who had this similar problem!

Guest answered: Added 22nd Jan 2020, ID #708450

Try deleting the move and teaching it again... I had the same problem... And it worked

Guest answered: Added 17th Mar 2020, ID #709856

If you're playing on a emulator in fast foward mode, try switching to normal speed and try facing the waterfall.

Guest answered: Added 21st May 2020, ID #711541

Go up to the waterfall and if it pushes you down, face it go to the tile before it pushes you down and press a and if that's what you were doing then I don't know what to do, maybe use walk through walls cheats just to get past the waterfall and then switch them off after.

Guest answered: Added 30th Jun 2020, ID #712277

AYYY so I just discovered it I got an emulator same EXACT deal. To my knowledge you have to go to mt. Pyre and return the orb before proceeding.


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