Route 228
Route 228 228ばんどうろ
TrainersPokemonItems
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.

Move Tutors
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.
NameTypeCat.PPAtt.Acc.Effect
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:
Surf
Rock Smash

Route 228
Area Anchors
Main AreaRock Peak Ruins

Main Area

Wild Pokémon

AnchorsStandard WalkingGBA InsertionPokéRadarSwarming Pokémon
Standard SurfingOld RodGood RodSuper Rod
Morning
Pokémon Diamond
DugtrioRhydonCacturneHippowdonDiglettCacnea
30%20%20%20%5%5%
Min LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax Level
525452535353525423252325
Pokémon Pearl
DugtrioRhydonCacturneHippowdonDiglettCacnea
30%20%20%20%5%5%
Min LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax Level
525452535353525423252325
Pokémon Platinum
DugtrioRhydonCacturneHippowdonDiglettCacnea
30%20%20%20%5%5%
Min LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax Level
505250525252505149495050
Day
Pokémon Diamond
DugtrioRhydonCacturneHippowdonDiglettCacnea
30%20%20%20%5%5%
Min LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax Level
525452535353525423252325
Pokémon Pearl
DugtrioRhydonCacturneHippowdonDiglettCacnea
30%20%20%20%5%5%
Min LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax Level
525452535353525423252325
Pokémon Platinum
DugtrioRhydonCacturneHippowdonDiglettCacnea
30%20%20%20%5%5%
Min LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax Level
505250525252505149495050
Night
Pokémon Diamond
CacturneDugtrioRhydonHippowdonDiglettCacnea
40%30%10%10%5%5%
Min LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax Level
525352545253525423252325
Pokémon Pearl
CacturneDugtrioRhydonHippowdonDiglettCacnea
40%30%10%10%5%5%
Min LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax Level
525352545253525423252325
Pokémon Platinum
CacturneDugtrioRhydonHippowdonDiglettCacnea
40%30%10%10%5%5%
Min LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax Level
505250525252515149495050
PokéRadar
Pokémon Diamond
VibravaTrapinch
10%2%
Min LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax Level
52542525
Pokémon Pearl
VibravaTrapinch
10%2%
Min LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax Level
52542525
GBA Insertion
Pokémon Diamond & Pokémon Pearl
Sandslash
8%
LeafGreen
Min LevelMax Level
2323
Pokémon Platinum
Sandslash
8%
LeafGreen
Min LevelMax Level
4950
Swarm
Pokémon Diamond
Beldum
40%
Min LevelMax Level
5353
Pokémon Pearl
Beldum
40%
Min LevelMax Level
5353
Pokémon Platinum
Beldum
40%
Min LevelMax Level
5152
Surf
Pokémon Diamond
PoliwhirlPoliwag
70%30%
Min LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax Level
40552030
Pokémon Pearl
PoliwhirlPoliwag
70%30%
Min LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax Level
40552030
Pokémon Platinum
PoliwhirlPoliwag
70%30%
Min LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax Level
35553545
Old Rod
Pokémon Diamond
Magikarp
100%
Min LevelMax Level
310
Pokémon Pearl
Magikarp
100%
Min LevelMax Level
310
Pokémon Platinum
Magikarp
100%
Min LevelMax Level
315
Good Rod
Pokémon Diamond
MagikarpBarboach
65%35%
Min LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax Level
10251025
Pokémon Pearl
MagikarpBarboach
65%35%
Min LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax Level
10251025
Pokémon Platinum
MagikarpBarboachWhiscash
65%30%5%
Min LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax Level
102515202535
Super Rod
Pokémon Diamond
GyaradosWhiscash
65%35%
Min LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax Level
30552050
Pokémon Pearl
GyaradosWhiscash
65%35%
Min LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax Level
30552050
Pokémon Platinum
GyaradosWhiscash
65%35%
Min LevelMax LevelMin LevelMax Level
30553055

Trainers

AnchorsDiamond/PearlPlatinum

Diamond/Pearl

Ace Trainer Ariana AmbipomRapidashChansey
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 54Level 54Level 54
Attacks:
Double Hit
Astonish
Agility
Baton Pass
Attacks:
Bounce
Fire Blast
Stomp
Growl
Attacks:
Double-edge
Minimize
Defense Curl
Light Screen
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
VS Seeker
Ace Trainer Ariana AmbipomRapidashChansey
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 59Level 59Level 59
Attacks:
Double Hit
Iron Tail
U-turn
Screech
Attacks:
Flare Blitz
Bounce
Poison Jab
Will-o-wisp
Attacks:
Double-edge
Defense Curl
Sing
Dream Eater
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
VS Seeker
Black Belt Davon MankeyMakuhitaHariyama
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 54Level 53Level 55
Attacks:
Cross Chop
Thrash
Punishment
Close Combat
Attacks:
Wake-up Slap
Endure
Close Combat
Reversal
Attacks:
Seismic Toss
Wake-up Slap
Endure
Close Combat
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
VS Seeker
Black Belt Davon PrimeapeHariyamaHariyama
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 58Level 59Level 60
Attacks:
Swagger
Cross Chop
Thrash
Punishment
Attacks:
Wake-up Slap
Endure
Close Combat
Reversal
Attacks:
Wake-up Slap
Endure
Close Combat
Reversal
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
VS Seeker
Ace Trainer Jose GolduckSandslash
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 55Level 55
Attacks:
Hydro Pump
Brick Break
Zen Headbutt
Screech
Attacks:
Earthquake
Crush Claw
Poison Jab
Sand Tomb
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Dragon Tamer Keegan Gyarados
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 58
Attacks:
Rain Dance
Hydro Pump
Dragon Dance
Hyper Beam
Hold Item:
No Item
Pkmn Ranger Kyler ExeggcuteUrsaring
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 52Level 58
Attacks:
Worry Seed
Natural Gift
Solarbeam
Psychic
Attacks:
Scary Face
Rest
Snore
Thrash
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
VS Seeker
Pkmn Ranger Kyler ExeggutorUrsaring
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 60Level 60
Attacks:
Stomp
Egg Bomb
Wood Hammer
Leaf Storm
Attacks:
Scary Face
Rest
Snore
Thrash
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
VS Seeker
Pkmn Ranger Krista TrapinchVibrava
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 54Level 56
Attacks:
Sand Tomb
Crunch
Dig
Sandstorm
Attacks:
Supersonic
Dragonbreath
Screech
Sandstorm
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Ace Trainer Meagan DelcattyYanma
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 55Level 55
Attacks:
Double-edge
Copycat
Faint Attack
Charm
Attacks:
Bug Buzz
Air Slash
U-turn
Quick Attack
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Psychic Corbin ShuppetDuskull
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 53Level 55
Attacks:
Embargo
Snatch
Grudge
Trick
Attacks:
Will-o-wisp
Mean Look
Payback
Future Sight
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
VS Seeker
Psychic Corbin BanetteDusclops
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 58Level 60
Attacks:
Sucker Punch
Embargo
Snatch
Grudge
Attacks:
Will-o-wisp
Shadow Punch
Mean Look
Payback
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
VS Seeker

Platinum

Ace Trainer Jose GolduckSandslashManectric
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 56Level 56Level 57
Attacks:
Hydro Pump
Brick Break
Zen Headbutt
Screech
Attacks:
Earthquake
Crush Claw
Poison Jab
Sand Tomb
Attacks:
Thunder Fang
Fire Fang
Quick Attack
Giga Impact
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Ace Trainer Moira SandslashGastrodonClaydol
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 56Level 56Level 57
Attacks:
Slash
Gyro Ball
Dig
X-scissor
Attacks:
Muddy Water
Recover
Body Slam
Protect
Attacks:
Earthquake
Psychic
Ancientpower
Cosmic Power
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
VS Seeker
Ace Trainer Moira SandslashGastrodonClaydol
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 59Level 59Level 60
Attacks:
Slash
Gyro Ball
Dig
X-scissor
Attacks:
Muddy Water
Recover
Body Slam
Protect
Attacks:
Earthquake
Psychic
Ancientpower
Cosmic Power
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
VS Seeker
Pkmn Ranger Kyler ExeggcuteZangooseEmpoleon
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 55Level 55Level 58
Attacks:
Worry Seed
Natural Gift
Solarbeam
Psychic
Attacks:
Detect
False Swipe
X-scissor
Close Combat
Attacks:
Aqua Jet
Whirlpool
Mist
Drill Peck
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
VS Seeker
Pkmn Ranger Kyler ZangooseExeggutorPoliwrath
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 58Level 60Level 62
Attacks:
Detect
False Swipe
X-scissor
Close Combat
Attacks:
Stomp
Egg Bomb
Wood Hammer
Leaf Storm
Attacks:
Doubleslap
Submission
Dynamicpunch
Mind Reader
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
VS Seeker
Pkmn Ranger Krista LaironMarowak
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 57Level 57
Attacks:
Metal Sound
Iron Tail
Double-edge
Metal Burst
Attacks:
Fling
Bone Rush
Endeavor
Double-edge
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Dragon Tamer Keegan TrapinchVibrava
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 55Level 57
Attacks:
Sand Tomb
Crunch
Dig
Sandstorm
Attacks:
Dragonbreath
Screech
Sandstorm
Hyper Beam
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Psychic Corbin XatuGallade
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 56Level 56
Attacks:
Future Sight
Ominous Wind
Power Swap
Guard Swap
Attacks:
Feint
False Swipe
Protect
Close Combat
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
VS Seeker
Psychic Corbin XatuGallade
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 60Level 60
Attacks:
Ominous Wind
Power Swap
Guard Swap
Psychic
Attacks:
Feint
False Swipe
Protect
Close Combat
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
VS Seeker
Ace Trainer Meagan DelcattyAbomasnow
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 57Level 58
Attacks:
Fake Out
Captivate
Faint Attack
Double-edge
Attacks:
Ice Shard
Avalanche
Razor Leaf
Water Pulse
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Black Belt Davon TyrogueMakuhitaMachamp
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 54Level 54Level 57
Attacks:
Tackle
Helping Hand
Fake Out
Foresight
Attacks:
Wake-up Slap
Endure
Close Combat
Reversal
Attacks:
Wake-up Slap
Cross Chop
Scary Face
Dynamicpunch
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
VS Seeker
Black Belt Davon HitmontopHariyamaMachamp
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 59Level 59Level 59
Attacks:
Gyro Ball
Detect
Close Combat
Endeavor
Attacks:
Wake-up Slap
Endure
Close Combat
Reversal
Attacks:
Wake-up Slap
Cross Chop
Scary Face
Dynamicpunch
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
VS Seeker

Items

PictureItemMethod
Rare CandyFloor
ProtectorFloor
TM37Floor
IronFloor
Shed ShellFloor
Shiny StoneFloor
Max RepelDowsing MCHN
NuggetDowsing MCHN
Star PieceDowsing MCHN
Full RestoreDowsing MCHN
PP MaxDowsing MCHN
CalciumDowsing MCHN
Ultra BallDowsing MCHN
Hondew BerryTree
Tamato BerryTree

Rock Peak Ruins

Wild Pokémon

AnchorsInteraction
Interactable Pokémon
Pokémon Platinum
Regirock
-%
Min LevelMax Level
3030

Items

PictureItemMethod
Hard StoneFloor
Platinum Only
 
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