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Altering Cave is located in Hoenn, and can be accessed from Route 103_2.

In order to access it, a player must buy an Altering Cave Ticket, which lasts 24 hours, for 600k from the salesman at the entrance.

Fishing in this area requires a fishing level of at least 45.

Wild Pokémon

Unlike other areas, Altering Cave's wild Pokémon level is equal to the average level of a player's party, rounded down.

Also unlike other areas, Pokémon in Altering Cave change everyday, as 2 Pokémon for every rarity and method are drawn from a pool of possible encounters.

And unlike other areas, wild Pokémon in Altering Cave does not drop any cash.

Common Pool

Pokémon Method
Pokemon Butterfree Butterfree Walking
Pokemon Beedrill Beedrill Walking
Pokemon Pidgeot Pidgeot Walking
Pokemon Fearow Fearow Walking
Pokemon Golbat Golbat Walking
Pokemon Electrode Electrode Walking
Pokemon Beautifly Beautifly Walking
Pokemon Exploud Exploud Walking
Pokemon Tentacruel Tentacruel Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Gyarados Gyarados Fishing / Surfing

Uncommon Pool

Pokémon Method
Pokemon Arbok Arbok Walking
Pokemon Sandslash Sandslash Walking
Pokemon Gloom Gloom Walking
Pokemon Persian Persian Walking
Pokemon Weepinbell Weepinbell Walking
Pokemon Krabby Krabby Walking
Pokemon Furret Furret Walking
Pokemon Noctowl Noctowl Walking
Pokemon Ledian Ledian Walking
Pokemon Ariados Ariados Walking
Pokemon Marill Marill Walking
Pokemon Swellow Swellow Walking
Pokemon Pelipper Pelipper Walking
Pokemon Masquerain Masquerain Walking
Pokemon Shellos Shellos Walking
Pokemon Poliwhirl Poliwhirl Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Kingler Kingler Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Seaking Seaking Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Marill Marill Fishing / Surfing

Rare Pool

Pokémon Method
Pokemon Venomoth Venomoth Walking
Pokemon Primeape Primeape Walking
Pokemon Magneton Magneton Walking
Pokemon Muk Muk Walking
Pokemon Hypno Hypno Walking
Pokemon Weezing Weezing Walking
Pokemon Jumpluff Jumpluff Walking
Pokemon Aipom Aipom Walking
Pokemon Sunkern Sunkern Walking
Pokemon Quagsire Quagsire Walking
Pokemon Misdreavus Misdreavus Walking
Pokemon Forretress Forretress Walking
Pokemon Dunsparce Dunsparce Walking
Pokemon Granbull Granbull Walking
Pokemon Smeargle Smeargle Walking
Pokemon Mightyena Mightyena Walking
Pokemon Lombre Lombre Walking
Pokemon Nuzleaf Nuzleaf Walking
Pokemon Breloom Breloom Walking
Pokemon Ninjask Ninjask Walking
Pokemon Skitty Skitty Walking
Pokemon Medicham Medicham Walking
Pokemon Volbeat Volbeat Walking
Pokemon Illumise Illumise Walking
Pokemon Spinda Spinda Walking
Pokemon Cacturne Cacturne Walking
Pokemon Chimecho Chimecho Walking
Pokemon Drifloon Drifloon Walking
Pokemon Carnivine Carnivine Walking
Pokemon Chatot Chatot Walking
Pokemon Shellder Shellder Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Horsea Horsea Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Wooper Wooper Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Qwilfish Qwilfish Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Octillery Octillery Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Crawdaunt Crawdaunt Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Luvdisc Luvdisc Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Finneon Finneon Fishing / Surfing

Very Rare Pool

Pokémon Method
Pokemon Pikachu Pikachu Walking
Pokemon Banette Banette Walking
Pokemon Vulpix Vulpix Walking
Pokemon Golduck Golduck Walking
Pokemon Cleffa Cleffa Walking
Pokemon Cubone Cubone Walking
Pokemon Dewgong Dewgong Walking
Pokemon Dodrio Dodrio Walking
Pokemon Growlithe Growlithe Walking
Pokemon Ponyta Ponyta Walking
Pokemon Chansey Chansey Walking
Pokemon Tauros Tauros Walking
Pokemon Ditto Ditto Walking
Pokemon Xatu Xatu Walking
Pokemon Ampharos Ampharos Walking
Pokemon Wobbuffet Wobbuffet Walking
Pokemon Girafarig Girafarig Walking
Pokemon Houndoom Houndoom Walking
Pokemon Donphan Donphan Walking
Pokemon Magby Magby Walking
Pokemon Miltank Miltank Walking
Pokemon Nosepass Nosepass Walking
Pokemon Aggron Aggron Walking
Pokemon Murkrow Murkrow Walking
Pokemon Manectric Manectric Walking
Pokemon Torkoal Torkoal Walking
Pokemon Exeggcute Exeggcute Walking
Pokemon Flygon Flygon Walking
Pokemon Zangoose Zangoose Walking
Pokemon Seviper Seviper Walking
Pokemon Absol Absol Walking
Pokemon Lairon Lairon Walking
Pokemon Wynaut Wynaut Walking
Pokemon Igglybuff Igglybuff Walking
Pokemon Luxray Luxray Walking
Pokemon Lunatone Lunatone Walking
Pokemon Floatzel Floatzel Walking
Pokemon Ursaring Ursaring Walking
Pokemon Kadabra Kadabra Walking
Pokemon Toxicroak Toxicroak Walking
Pokemon Yanma Yanma Walking
Pokemon Hariyama Hariyama Walking
Pokemon Golduck Golduck Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Slowbro Slowbro Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Staryu Staryu Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Chinchou Chinchou Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Corsola Corsola Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Mantine Mantine Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Carvanha Carvanha Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Wailmer Wailmer Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Whiscash Whiscash Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Clamperl Clamperl Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Relicanth Relicanth Fishing / Surfing

Extremely Rare Pool

Pokémon Method
Pokemon Bulbasaur Bulbasaur Walking
Pokemon Charmander Charmander Walking
Pokemon Machoke Machoke Walking
Pokemon Farfetch'd Farfetch'd Walking
Pokemon Onix Onix Walking
Pokemon Rhyhorn Rhyhorn Walking
Pokemon Kangaskhan Kangaskhan Walking
Pokemon Scyther Scyther Walking
Pokemon Chikorita Chikorita Walking
Pokemon Cyndaquil Cyndaquil Walking
Pokemon Gligar Gligar Walking
Pokemon Heracross Heracross Walking
Pokemon Sneasel Sneasel Walking
Pokemon Swinub Swinub Walking
Pokemon Skarmory Skarmory Walking
Pokemon Elekid Elekid Walking
Pokemon Treecko Treecko Walking
Pokemon Torchic Torchic Walking
Pokemon Mawile Mawile Walking
Pokemon Numel Numel Walking
Pokemon Spiritomb Spiritomb Walking
Pokemon Pinsir Pinsir Walking
Pokemon Swablu Swablu Walking
Pokemon Duskull Duskull Walking
Pokemon Tropius Tropius Walking
Pokemon Snorunt Snorunt Walking
Pokemon Spheal Spheal Walking
Pokemon Bagon Bagon Walking
Pokemon Turtwig Turtwig Walking
Pokemon Chimchar Chimchar Walking
Pokemon Bronzor Bronzor Walking
Pokemon Gible Gible Walking
Pokemon Munchlax Munchlax Walking
Pokemon Hippopotas Hippopotas Walking
Pokemon Skorupi Skorupi Walking
Pokemon Snover Snover Walking
Pokemon Squirtle Squirtle Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Dratini Dratini Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Totodile Totodile Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Mudkip Mudkip Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Feebas Feebas Fishing / Surfing
Pokemon Piplup Piplup Fishing / Surfing

Unique drops

Every Pokémon in Altering Cave has a small chance to drop the following items:

Black-sludge Black Sludge
Item Bright Powder Bright Powder
Item Lagging Tail Lagging Tail
Item Quick Claw Quick Claw
Item Rocky Helmet Rocky Helmet
Item Shell Bell Shell Bell

Every Pokémon also has a very small chance to drop the following one-time, untradeable, unique items:

Altering Cave Scroll

Ancient Key (Loop Half)

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