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Frost Cavern

Pokemon Y Walkthrough and Guide by Paul (vhayste)
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Frost Cavern

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Level Range of wild Pokémon: 36-38
Pokémon Type
Haunter Ghost/Poison
Jynx Ice/Psychic
Piloswine Ice/Ground
Beartic Ice
Bergmite Ice
Cryogonal Ice

Horde Encounters
Pokémon Type
Smoochum Ice/Psychic
Vanillite Ice
Cubchoo Ice

Water Pokemon
Pokémon Type Method
Floatzel Water Surf
Poliwag Water Old Rod
Poliwhirl Water Surf/ Good Rod / Super Rod
Basculin Water Good Rod / Super Rod

Upon entering the area, you should be able to see a Hiker near the edge of the cliff. Follow the path to the right and you should see a Sky Trainer.

Hiker Ross (Prize Money: P2,464)
  • LV44 Vibrava (Ground/ Dragon)

Sky Trainer Celso (Prize Money: P4,400)
  • LV41 Carnivine (Grass)
  • LV44 Swanna (Water/Flying)

Cross the bridge and you will see the Mamoswine that gives rides in Route 17. Trevor will arrive and give you an idea of what’s going on. After the scene, head to the right and check the edge of the cliff for a sky battle.

Sky Trainer Era (Prize Money: P4,500)
  • LV45 Cryogonal (Ice)

Head back to the main path and you will encounter an artist. Bring out your dowsing machine and locate the X Sp. Def just above the said artist.

Artist Salvador (Prize Money: P2,464)
  • LV44 Smeargle (Normal)

Continue following the path and you should see a Photo Spot. Check the upper left corner before the cave’s entrance for an Escape Rope. You need to face the corner diagonally in order to obtain the item.

There will be wild Pokémon in the caver. Enter it and check the stone on the lower left corner for an Ice Heal then challenge the trainer walking around for a battle.

Ace Trainer Cordelia (Prize Money: P4,600)
  • LV44 Doublade (Steel/Ghost)

Continue to the left and you will see ice. Once you slide on ice, you will not stop unless there is something that will obstruct you or unless your reach solid ground. Head right the up. Keep on heading north and ignore the ice to the right for now. Take the stairs up and check the rock to the left for a hidden Dire Hit.

Take the stairs down and skate on the upper part of the ice to the right to locate a hidden Dusk Ball. Slide to the left for a battle.

Ace Trainer Neil (Prize Money: P4,300)
  • LV42 Raichu (Electric)
  • LV42 Golduck (Water)
  • LV43 Marowak (Ground)

Head up the stairs and you will have no choice but to skate north. Check the rock to the left for a hidden Ice Heal.

From here you have two options. Take one step down from the stone where the Ice Heal is hidden and skate diagonally to the lower left then head north to reach where the Hiker is. Using the circle pad is recommended when skating diagonally. Another option is to follow these directions: From the rock where the Ice Heal was, head south, east, south, west, north. Once you reach land, walk to the lower left corner of this patch of land then skate to the left.

Upon reaching land, a hiker will challenge you. From this area, skate north for another Ice Heal. Head back and go behind the hiker then skate down then left.

Hiker Delmon (Prize Money: P2,352)
  • LV42 Relicanth (Water/Rock)
  • LV42 Rhydon (Ground/Rock)

At the fork, take the path to the west for a double battle.
Brains & Brawn Eoin & Wolf (Prize Money: P4,784)
  • LV44 Grumpig (Psychic)
  • LV46 Hariyama (Fighthing)

Skate around two trainers you just fought until you land behind them. Skate south for another battle, this time with a Battle Girl then Skate directly north to battle the love struck trainer.

Battle Girl Kinsey (Prize Money: P2,112)
  • LV43 Sawk (Fighting)
  • LV44 Mienshao (Fighting)

Black Belt Alonzo (Prize Money: P2,112)
  • LV43 Scrafty (Dark/Fighting)
  • LV43 Throh (Fighting)

Head left and use Surf and land on the path to the left. Head down the stairs and in the lower right corner of the room is an Icy Rock. This an item that when held by a Pokémon, extends the duration of the move Hail.

The Ice Rock can be found in the middle of the room. If you level up an Eevee here by one level, it will evolve into Glaceon

Head back to the river and Surf back to the main path. Skate on the left part side of the ice and locate the Pearl hidden in the rock to the south. Skate on the ice to the right then south, east, south and you’ll reach land. Take two steps to the left then skate north then east for a Max Repel.

Skate all the way to the west this time and use Surf. Head all the way and pick up the Never-Melt Ice. Head back up and from here, head left, down one step, right then down again and take the stairs down.

The girl to the south will heal your Pokémon. Beware of the slope in front of her as it will take you back to the entrance. Just below her is a Hyper Potion.

Head north and you should see a Hiker. Take the stairs to his left and locate the hidden Super Potion in the rock to the right.

Hiker Alain (Prize Money: P2,532)
  • LV40 Graveler (Rock/Ground)
  • LV41 Graveler (Rock/Ground)
  • LV42 Carbink (Rock/Fairy)

Head up the stairs and skate directly north and challenge the Black Belt there. From the lower left corner of the land where you are on, head west, south, east, north to obtain an Ether.

Black Belt Kenji (Prize Money: P2,208)
  • LV46 Gurdurr (Fighting)

Slide diagonally northeast to reach the land where the Black Belt is. Slide to the northeast for a battle. After the battle, head back to the area where the Black Belt is. At the stand in the middle of the south most part of this island and then skate diagonally southwest until you stand above the rock there.

Hiker Brent (Prize Money: P2,464)
  • LV44 Probopass (Rock / Steel)

From this rock, skate to the east then head to the southern path for another battle. Behind her is an Elixir hidden in a rock.

Battle Girl Gabrielle (Prize Money: P2,208)
  • LV46 Medicham (Fighthing/Psychic)

Take the ice path to the west then south. Take the path to the right to obtain Zinc. Go back and head south this time and take the stairs down. In this area, take the upper path and head east then south. When in the corner, diagonally skate northwest then south to obtain TM79 Frost Breath. Exit by heading north then west.

To proceed with the story, backtrack all the way to where the Black Belt is and head north. Trevor will arrive and take care of one grunt while you take care of the other one.

Team Flare Grunt (Prize Money: P1,680)
  • LV42 Golbat (Poison/Flying)
  • LV42 Manectric (Electric)

After the battle, you will be able to move around. Head to the east and just to the right of the square hole is a PP Up. Heal up and speak with their boss to proceed.

Team Flare Mabel (Prize Money: P6,720)
  • LV48 Houndoom

Before leaving, talk to the Abomasnow and it will give you an Amobasite.

To exit, just back track and use the slope in front of the girl that healed your Pokémon. Your next destination is Route 17. The gate to this area is located to the southeast of Dendemille Town.

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  • Pokemon
  • PSS
  • Walkthrough I
  • Walkthrough II
  • Walkthrough III
  • Post-Game
  • Extras
  • Competitive Battles
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