Go Back   The PokéCommunity Forums > Pokémon Gaming > Fifth Generation

Notices
For all updates, view the main page.

Fifth Generation Are Pokémon slaves to humans? Team Plasma thinks so. Travel the Unova region and prove them wrong in Black & White, and then return two years later in Black2 & White2.



Reply
Click here to go to the first staff post in this thread.  
Thread Tools
  #1    
Old January 20th, 2014 (12:45 PM).
Starry Windy's Avatar
Starry Windy
Show Your Victory!
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Over the rainbow
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Nature: Modest
Send a message via Skype™ to Starry Windy
Hidden Grottoes are scattered all over Unova region in Black 2 and White 2, and if you enter it, you'll find a chance to find Hidden Ability Pokémon or items. Do you enjoy it? You can share your experience when entering Hidden Grottoes here.
__________________

PC | SPC | PC Battle Server | Gold | Hello World | My Pairs | PC Family | My PC Blog
Reply With Quote
  #2    
Old January 20th, 2014 (02:44 PM).
Jellicent♀'s Avatar
Jellicent♀
ღ Fairy Wind ღ
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Laverre City
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Nature: Modest
Bugh. I NEVER have any Pokemon encounters in a Grotto. :c
It sucks. i've had maybe two encounters excluding the auto-Mincinno encounter. Otherwise, nothing extravagant or what have you.

However, I do enjoy them. Finding them all is really fun, and then just kind of chilling out in there, looking at my Pokedex, checking my party, etc etc, all with the Grotto music playing in the background is really nic. I always imagine like they're Secret bases or something like that to just unwind in.
__________________
#427 Buneary
Supporter Collab January 2015
babies l blog
Reply With Quote
  #3    
Old January 20th, 2014 (08:59 PM).
PlatinumDude's Avatar
PlatinumDude
Nyeh?
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Canada
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Nature: Hasty
Send a message via Yahoo to PlatinumDude Send a message via Skype™ to PlatinumDude
I check back at Hidden Grottoes every now and then while I train up my competitive/Battle Subway/PWT Pokemon. Most of the time, I don't find anything interesting, but gems include Hustle male Nidoran, Multiscale Dragonite, Sheer Force Bagon and Technician Breloom.
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #4    
Old January 21st, 2014 (05:33 AM).
Pendraflare's Avatar
Pendraflare
I'm definitely in my zone.
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Pennsylvania
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Nature: Quiet
Send a message via Skype™ to Pendraflare
Although sometimes I don't usually get much exciting from Hidden Grottoes, there are some nice ones i've gotten, like a Bold Female Poliwhirl a 31 and one 30 IV, and a NidoranF with a 31 Speed IV that I led to breed into a pretty good Nidoking. I have found some other decent stuff, but only a few of them have been female.
__________________
Marriland | Lake Valor | Twitter
Wedlocke Challenge | Anime Style Challenge | Generation V Fan Club
Reply With Quote
  #5    
Old January 21st, 2014 (06:39 AM).
Sopheria's Avatar
Sopheria
Potion Festival Queen
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: 闇と不思議の間
Gender: Female
Nature: Quirky
I still haven't found a Pokemon besides the Mincinno in the very first hidden grotto, but I've found a few rare candies so I can't complain. I'll never forget the time when I just randomly said "Hmm...I wonder if there's a hidden grotto here" and chose a totally random tree, and it turned out to be right!
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #6    
Old January 21st, 2014 (07:01 AM).
Satoshi Ookami's Avatar
Satoshi Ookami
Memento Mori
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Abyss of Time, Great Seal
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Nature: Calm
I found some Pokemon in Grottos before I stopped playing.
It's pretty interesting feature but respawn rate is too damn low =D
__________________
ROM hacking FAQ - Read before asking how to play a hack. | Previous Sign 2 | Previous Sign

Anime List | PSN Trophy List
Reply With Quote
  #7    
Old January 23rd, 2014 (12:39 AM).
Brendino's Avatar
Brendino
Thank you Marty!
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Canada
Age: 23
Nature: Quiet
Quote originally posted by Jellicent♀:
Bugh. I NEVER have any Pokemon encounters in a Grotto. :c
It sucks. i've had maybe two encounters excluding the auto-Mincinno encounter. Otherwise, nothing extravagant or what have you.
This is the same as me- the only two Pokemon I've found in the Hidden Grottoes were a Foongus and an Amoonguss. I have had my fair share of luck finding items in them though, whether it be mulches, mushrooms or even some of the evolutionary stones.
__________________
Moderator of Pokémon General
Reply With Quote
  #8    
Old January 23rd, 2014 (07:07 AM).
Hikamaru's Avatar
Hikamaru
this is all yours
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Australia
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Nature: Quirky
I have sometimes run into Pokemon in the Hidden Grottos, but aside from that one Minccino you have to encounter I believe all I ran into might have been a Foongus which is quite common anyway. Most of the time I usually end up finding an item but it's a nice little method to get your hands on some Pokemon with cool abilities.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #9    
Old January 23rd, 2014 (07:12 PM).
zygardian harbinger's Avatar
zygardian harbinger
The One and Only
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Nature: Adamant
The only thing I've really found was a Regenerator Foongus.
__________________
-- The Zygardian Harbinger
Friend Code: 0748 - 2633 - 2608
Message me if you added me. Accepting all



Reply With Quote
  #10    
Old January 23rd, 2014 (09:50 PM).
Synerjee's Avatar
Synerjee
The main reason I got stronger was so I’d be able to survive.
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Aincrad
Age: 21
Nature: Quiet
I've found quite a bit of useful items in them among the scattering of mushrooms and Foongus. I don't remember what Pokemon I've found though. I think I've found at least 4 or 5? Overall I quite like this feature.
__________________

pairs | twitter | showdown | lake valor | pc family
Reply With Quote
  #11    
Old January 25th, 2014 (10:59 PM).
Axeliira's Avatar
Axeliira
<< p u l s e s >>
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Southern Cali
Gender: Female
Nature: Brave
Encountered a L26 Minccino with hidden ability Skill Link, in which...that was the default encounter. xD Aside from that, I only found items like evolutionary stones and such, which were useful for my party.
__________________
i wanna make your h e a r t beat
i love it when it b e a t s for me, yeah
imma make sure that you f e e l alive

Reply With Quote
  #12    
Old January 27th, 2014 (07:12 AM).
RaiderzEX's Avatar
RaiderzEX
Tried Drawing Ghetsis
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Lumiose
Gender: Male
Nature: Hasty
Most hidden grottos i went to only had mulch or potions :/
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #13    
Old January 27th, 2014 (07:37 AM).
Talli's Avatar
Talli
Prince of the Ninja tribe
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Dragontopia island
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Nature: Naughty
I found a lot of items in the hidden grottos in B2/W2
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #14    
Old January 27th, 2014 (02:05 PM).
Flourish's Avatar
Flourish
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Age: 13
Gender: Male
Nature: Relaxed
I found a Bagon, and a Dragonite in Hidden Grottos in the south-east of Unova.
They're quite easy to spot, and they're pretty much obvious.
Reply With Quote
  #15    
Old January 28th, 2014 (08:20 AM).
Astraea's Avatar
Astraea
aka Brendon McCullum
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Otago, New Zealand
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Nature: Brave
Send a message via Skype™ to Astraea
Well i didn't encounter any gronottes but will try to find it in white 2.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #16    
Old February 1st, 2014 (03:51 PM).
εcho.'s Avatar
εcho.
The Silver Ninetales
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Somewhere in Canada
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Nature: Impish
I never have any luck with grottos but I was playing my Black 2 version the other day, going around catching legendaries when I stumbled upon one and, lo and behold, there was a Bagon in there! That's all I've found though, I usually just find Pokeballs and Repels.
__________________


fc: 3110-4261-3923



 
Reply With Quote
  #17    
Old February 11th, 2014 (12:51 PM).
Mesmerella's Avatar
Mesmerella
Preschooler
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Nature: Quirky
I got an Imposter Ditto, which took AGES and lots of Pass Powers. X_x I also managed to get a Prankster Liepard, which also took lots of Pass Powers, though, it didn't take nearly as long as the Ditto. All in all, I didn't really like Hidden Grottoes that much... XD
__________________
3DS FC: 3754 6763 3133
Player Name: Cathy
Friend Safari: Boldore, Pupitar, Rhydon
Reply With Quote
  #18    
Old February 18th, 2014 (07:04 PM).
Pidgey's Avatar
Pidgey
Say my name, silverflame, take control
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Skyloft
Gender: Male
I only think I've ever gotten an encounter twice in the hidden grottoes, and it was the same Pokemon both times. If I'd spent more time with my Black 2, I reckon I might've encountered more, but I generally never had any luck with finding anything in them. I actually searched through them quite often when searching for specific Pokemon, so it's not like I didn't try :p

I think it's a neat concept, but I think the encounter rate should've been increased a bit. Or I might just've been extremely unlucky. In any case, encountering my first Pokemon in one of them was actually kind of a surprise, since I had no idea what they were at first, and OW sprites in the past had mainly been reserved to legendaries or rare Pokemon. So yeah!
Reply With Quote
  #19    
Old February 24th, 2014 (09:43 AM).
Sheep's Avatar
Sheep
sheeple sheeple
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Hoenn
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Nature: Timid
I've actually never used the Grottos except once just because I was prompted to, I think? That or I ran into it accidentally, haha. The feature was so forgettable and I was too impatient to hunt for the 'mons I wanted. Maybe when I restart my Black 2 I'll have more luck and a wee bit more patience.
__________________

da best | family | my star | twin
club 1 club 2 LV
Reply With Quote
  #20    
Old March 1st, 2014 (08:01 AM).
The Alchemyst's Avatar
The Alchemyst
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: New Alexandria, Reach
Gender: Male
Nature: Lonely
I've had my share. Items, default Minccino (+SDef - Spe :'( ). But after that, I've gotten Regenerator Foongus, Prankster Liepard, a few others I can't remember of, but I am proud to say I have a Jolly Toxic Boost Zangoose with a huge attack IV, so I am vigorously training that. But, I am the MOST proud of my...analytic watchog. You guys better watch out.
Reply With Quote
  #21    
Old March 1st, 2014 (09:55 AM).
Lucky1Yena's Avatar
Lucky1Yena
Just some guy
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Behind you...
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Haven't found anything but items in them, sadly.
__________________
Patiently awaiting final versions of these hacks: TheJohto Legacy series - starting with the most complete one, the Christmas hack, Pokémon Liquid Crystal, Pokémon Crystal Dust, Pokémon DarkViolet, Pokémon Prism
Reply With Quote
  #22    
Old March 1st, 2014 (09:04 PM).
lucariokul's Avatar
lucariokul
Illusions surround me. Help...
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Auric Island.
Gender: Male
Nature: Lonely
On the route with the magma stone, there is a very small chance of encountering in the grotto a DRAGONITE!!! It's like 5% or 1% I think, but it's still there if you are lucky enough! Keep searching! Those dragonites in the route are great for comp battling, multiscale is an awesome ability if you have Roost especially.
__________________
Have a nice day. Friend Code: 0817-4434-9088, Rock Type Safari.
Check out my Trader Reviews!
Proud member of the Aura Guardians Lucario and Riolu Fan Club.


Reply With Quote
  #23    
Old March 25th, 2014 (05:09 AM).
Hatsune Mika's Avatar
Hatsune Mika
FireRed Nuzlocke
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Abyssal Ruins
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Nature: Naughty
I think. The def mincinno I fainted..... since then I have only found 2 but no mons. And the grottos respawn?
__________________
Nuzlockes paused due to remastering R/S/E
Omega Ruby!
Predicted team for Omega Ruby:
Blaziken, Mightyena, Swellow, Groudon, Gardevoir, and I still have to think.

I have walked down the path of Hoenn, now I believe it is time to see what has changed since my intervention of the peaceful region. I shall adventure to the end for love of all Pokémon!
Reply With Quote
  #24    
Old March 25th, 2014 (05:56 AM).
Zorogami's Avatar
Zorogami
WUB WUB
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Madrid/Spain
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Nature: Relaxed
Send a message via Skype™ to Zorogami
I think they were a cool idea and i would always get excited when i found one, but to this day i have to meet a Pokemon in them And most of the time i would only find mulches, which was disappointing
__________________

~ Anything for my Nakama ~
Reply With Quote
  #25    
Old March 25th, 2014 (12:03 PM).
mangamusicfan's Avatar
mangamusicfan
The Lost one.
Community Supporter Tier 5
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Netherlands
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Nature: Relaxed
Hmm I never did much with it, But I like the Idea though.
It's A shame I never encouterd a Pokemon In it.
__________________
NP: Pokemon X
Fc: 1891-2073-5876

Timeghoul is absolute Awesomnes!
Reply With Quote
Reply
Quick Reply

Sponsored Links
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Minimum Characters Per Post: 25



All times are UTC -8. The time now is 10:14 AM.