-Fishing is a Trainer Skill which allows the player to encounter Pokemon from water, pond, sea tiles on the map.
-To start training Fishing, first you need to purchase an Old rod for 5k in the building to the left of Vermillion City Pokemon Center
-To Fish, face a body of water and press the "F" button on your keyboard and wait until a bar shows up.
There will be a "Hook Icon" that moves left and right. You will need to press the Space Bar to stop the hook. If the hook lands in the yellow box, you will hook a Pokémon. If the hook lands on the tiny green box, you will perfectly hook the Pokémon which will give you more Fishing XP.
-Fishing EXP is experience to level up your fishing level to unlock higher level Fishing Rods, and unlocks fishing in new areas.
|Old Rod||1||50%||Vermillion City||5,000$|
|Good Rod||5||60%||Fuchsia City||12,000$|
|Super Rod||20||70%||Route 12||35,000$|
|Steel Rod||50||80%||Crafting Box||Super Rod + Metal Coat
|Master Rod||100||100%||Crafting Box||Steel Rod + Master ball.|
|AFK Rod||50||Elite Shop||50 Elite Tokens|
-Fishing speed is influenced by the fishing rod you are using.
Also, there are 2 Pokemons Abilites that give an increased chance of hooking a Pokémon during fishing, do note that if you use one of these abilities the money you gain is reduced.
|Suction Cups||Sticky Hold|
-AFK Rod is a rod which allow players to bypass Hooking minigames, not wild pokemon battles. however, using AFK rod will give less fishing EXP and lower Hooking Rate
While fishing, you will gain experience for each Pokémon you hook. As you level up, you will unlock new areas and access to new rods. You can view your current fishing level/experience in the Trainer Card (2nd page).
|15||Kanto Safari Zone||50||Hoenn Safari Zone|
|20||Turtle Cove||55||Ancient Cavern|
|25||Cerulean Cave||60||Sinnoh Safari Zone|
|30||Toto Cave||65||Battle Zone|
|35||Johto Safari Zone||70||Mossy Cave|
|40||Dragons Den||75||Ancient Dungeon|
|45||Altering Cave||80||Water Temple|