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Old January 22nd, 2018 (3:42 AM).
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Have you guys ever been kinda annoyed at the caves in RBY? For instance, caves like the Rock Tunnel are pitch black, so you would very much need to be using the Flash HM, or you won’t be able to see where you’re going.



Another thing is that the caves make you quite prone on finding wild Pokémon; I believe the caves have high encounter rates? But someone can correct me on that. But anyway, what sort of memories do you have, travelling through each cave in these games? Which cave was most memorable for you, and what experience did you have with them?
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Old January 22nd, 2018 (11:19 AM).
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And now I have the cave song in my head.. Good song tho!

I don't like the caves and I never liked them,. But I prefer them over the sea and surf situations! Caves are alright, but I don't like when they are long or when you are lost (yeah, I lost myself a lot in the victory road back in gen1). The Pokemon in the caves are annoying, but I love many of them. It is a good spot to catch some Pokemon I want to use :)
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    Rock Tunnel was challenging for me because my starter was Pikachu and this cave is full of mountain hikers who use rock type Pokemon. Mt. Moon also had some mountain hikers and I would just try to avoid them.
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      The caves feel like a chore to get through
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      Old January 22nd, 2018 (4:37 PM).
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        I always navigate through rock tunnel without flash. It's headache inducing
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        Old January 23rd, 2018 (2:46 AM).
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          Use repels and the chance of getting confused and lost is minimized.
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          Old January 25th, 2018 (7:59 AM).
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            I when into dark cave without getting flash I have it memorize to easy get through it
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            Old January 25th, 2018 (12:30 PM).
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            I remember Rock Tunnel layout, but it's still pain to get through it. Same with Victory Road. But I think caves got better in recent gens.

            But talking only about RBY, I don't like the way caves were made.
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              One of my least favorite things about caves is how many Zubats and Golbats you encounter trying to get through one. Plus all the Trainer battles that wear your Pokémon out, often requiring you to Escape Rope or Dig out of the tunnel to go back to the previous Pokémon Center, and then reenter the cave and traverse it from the start all over again. Rock Tunnel is particularly bad in this regard, especially since it's so difficult to go through it without Flash.
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              Old February 1st, 2018 (9:09 AM).
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                I do think that the caves have gotten easier over time, but the RBY ones were definitely a bit of a pain due to the graphics and microscopic visibility area if you didn't waste a slot on Flash (not to mention having the money to get the Pokedex requirements was difficult if you didn't have a meowth for PayDay, given you couldn't rebattle anyone except for the Elite Four in Gen 1).

                On the upside, in Yellow (or if you were patient enough in Red and Blue to hunt down a pikachu in Viridian Forest), all of the zubat were easy EXP spawn.
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