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Getting & Restoring Fossils hint for Pokemon White

Getting & Restoring Fossils

There are actually two places where you can get a Fossil, one place is within Relic Castle which is in Desert Resort just off of Route 4, enter in the Right entrance and visit a man on that floor and he will let you choose either a Cover Fossil or a Plume Fossil.

Cover Fossil Restores Tirtouga
Plume Fossil Restores Archen

The second place where you will be able to get fossils is from a worker who works on the first floor in Twist Mountain, come visit him each day and each day he will give you a fossil. This is how you can collect the rest of the fossils and add them to you Pokedex.

Armor Fossil Restores Sheidon
Claw Fossil Restores Anorith
Dome Fossil Restores Kabouto
Helix Fossil Restores Omanyte
Old Amber Restores Aerodactyl
Root Fossil Restores Lileep
Skull Fossil Restores Cranidos

Now to restore the fossils that you get, you can go to the Pokemon Museum, that is in Nacrene City and talk to the lady who is standing just right of the Reception area, she will restore the Pokemon from the fossil just make sure that you have room in your party for the restored Pokemon.

Added by: kimmy456
Mar 18th 2011, ID#15475


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Jun 15th 2015 Guest
would just to like to clarify the time manipulation of the days in order to get each fossil at once, switching the date to the next day will not suffice, you haveto set the time a few mins before 24 hours and have the game naturally play for a few mins to pass the 24th hour and then go back to the guy
ID #570800
Mar 4th 2014 Guest
ty it appreciated i was confused at first what to do so ty for that Smile
ID #360937
Jun 29th 2013 Guest
I got the claw fossil 2 times i guess ill just keep trying to get the right one
ID #293660
Jun 25th 2013 Cowboy Roger
To put it simple every day I go to twist mountain and I have gotten all the following in a matter of 13 days straight: root, helix, skull, armor, claw, old amber, and dome. I collect the fossil save and next day do it again it takes time but you can get all of them regardless of Id#
ID #292885
May 18th 2013 Guest
i can't get me a helix fossil :(
ID #283639
May 1st 2013 Guest
Help the guy says that I have no room. I have put one of my pk in the box. Do u know what the problem is?
ID #279330
Mar 27th 2013 Guest
You can also get a fossil in castelia city in mode street
ID #267756
Dec 26th 2012 Guest
so badly want rampardos :D
ID #228665
Dec 19th 2012 Guest
You can get tirtouga from the guy on twist mountain and get the plume fossil from the person with the backpack in relic castl

ID #224214
Dec 9th 2012 Guest
i got Tirtouga Archen Anorth Kabuto and Crianidos
i got the Tirtouga from trade
every time i revive a pokemon i go stright to train it
all of them are evoled
Tirtouga=Carracosta Archen=Archeops Anorth=Armadalo
Kabuto=Kabutops and Crianidos=Rampardos
ID #217465
Sep 3rd 2012 Guest
me got areodacty :D
ID #183141
Aug 27th 2012 Guest
arodactill and anorith is what mine is diddnt know how to get tertuga or archen
i know now thnx
ID #180567
Aug 24th 2012 Guest
u only get sheildon if ur id # in pokemon is even and only get cranidos if ur id # is odd..... looked it up its on pokemon wikipidedia.
ID #179619
Aug 17th 2012 Guest
when i go there even if i change my ds time he says come back tomorrow all the time
ID #176939
Apr 9th 2012 Becky123lol
thanxs this realy helped I knew about the one in the desert place and I got Tirtouga but I did't know about the other place I will now do so
ID #131162
Apr 7th 2012 Guest
ID #130602
Feb 12th 2012 Guest
To get to the guy in twist mountain you need the national dex. Enter twist mountain the iccurus city side and go south through the door then keep going south until you get to the bulldozer then head left and go inside the entrance you see and he is the first guy you see.
ID #114504
Jan 2nd 2012 Guest
u can still get fossils at any season
ID #102075
Dec 24th 2011 Guest
you can get archen and tirtoga at relick castle
ID #98249
Dec 21st 2011 Guest
get the national pokedex and go in twist mountain
ID #96965
Dec 15th 2011 Guest
i go up to him and all hesays is if you look for something in an empty place like his, you can discover hings! and hats all he says and i ge no fossils.
ID #95347
Dec 10th 2011 Guest
i just got a skull fossil on my second attempt first i got a claw fossil,then i went to the relic castle got an archen then i went back and got a skull on beat thattook me 1 day
ID #93890
Nov 19th 2011 Guest
You can only get fossils from him once you obtain the national pokedex. You can get fossils afterwards during any season. He is located at the very lowest level (take the Icirrus entrance, head south, then go to the door in the center of the interior of the mountain). You can't get a plume or cover fossil from him. You can only get one fossil per day, but it is possible to manipulate the DS clock so the game thinks you're on a new day. You can only get Celebi by trading at the moment, as the Celebi event has already passed.
ID #88489
Nov 7th 2011 Guest
So you only get fossils in the winter? cause i just saw him and... he gave me nothing T^T
ID #85814
Oct 22nd 2011 Guest
is their any way too get tortouga and archen or trade one in for the other?
ID #82150
Oct 9th 2011 Guest
the only way you can get the fossils at twist mountain is in the winter
ID #79305
Oct 9th 2011 Guest
Can you get Celebi?
ID #79269
Sep 11th 2011 Guest
the last floor has a worker in it its the worker with the icey rock near him the rock is through a door,the lowest door u can get to has a guy ageinst the wall he has the fossils
ID #73935
Aug 29th 2011 Guest
is ther a way to get all fossils in one day like chang the time on ur ds?
ID #71095
Aug 9th 2011 Guest
yes, there are only seven different fossils so you are more than likely to get duplicates. i already have duplicates of two or three of the pokemon...

for those who want a specific fossil, just save your game before talking to the guy and if you don't get the one you want just restart your ds and see if you get it that time.
ID #65471
Aug 5th 2011 Guest
is it normal to get 2 of the same fossil?
ID #64416
Aug 1st 2011 Guest
i have asked that man on twist mountain like a million times and still haven't gotten a skull fossil!!
ID #63295
Jul 25th 2011 Guest
I have the national dex but there is still no worker what do I do
ID #61002
Jun 17th 2011 Guest
yes you need national dex
ID #49790
May 17th 2011 Guest
What are the chances of getting a skull fossil
ID #43452
Apr 28th 2011 Guest
I think that the worker in Twist mountain will only appear after you have obtained the national pokedex. i havent got it yet but judging by the pokemon he is talking about you will need the national pokedex.
ID #40241
Apr 26th 2011 Guest
i go to twist mountain every day and no one is there????????
ID #39999
Apr 24th 2011 Guest
Can u get archen and tirtoga?
ID #39532
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