|South Exit: Route 229
West Exit: Route 226
Route 228 is a desert route with various oasis pools and small patches of grass. This route has a perpetual sandstorm making navigation difficult and affecting battle. In Platinum, this route contains the Rock Peak Ruins which open up fully if you have a special Regigigas in your party.
In the route, there is a house where a character will teach one of your specific Pokémon one of three moves if they are of a high enough happiness.
|Frenzy Plant || || ||5 ||150 ||90 ||User cannot attack on the next turn.|
|Blast Burn || || ||5 ||150 ||90 ||User cannot attack on the next turn.|
|Hydro Cannon || || ||5 ||150 ||90 ||User cannot attack on the next turn.|
Special Moves used in Route 228: