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    A Pokemon Gym is an area to challenge trainers and the Gym Leader for a type of badge called the Gym Badge. This Badge is handed over when the Leader is defeated, as well as a TM. 8 Gym Badges are required to enter the Championship.

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    Kanto League Gyms

    Pewter City Gym from HG and SS
    Pewter City Gym from HG and SS

    Pewter City Gym


    Brock is the leader of the Pewter City Gym. The trainers located in the gym use rock type Pokemon. All Pokemon games where the player is in the Kanto Region have the Pewter City gym, but the look of the gym varies slightly through each generation of the games. When the player defeats Brock they will receive the Boulder Badge which allows the holder to use Flash outside of battle.
    The Boulder Badge
    The Boulder Badge
    Cerulean City Gym from HG and SS
    Cerulean City Gym from HG and SS

    Cerulean City Gym


    Misty is the leader of the Cerulean City Gym. The trainers located in this gym use water type Pokemon primarily. The look of the gym varies slightly in each game, but it always looks like a swimming pool. When Misty is defeated the player will receive the Cascade Badge which allows the holder to use Cut outside of battle and allow Pokemon up to level 30 obey.
    The Cascade Badge
    The Cascade Badge
    Vermilion City Gym from HG and SS
    Vermilion City Gym from HG and SS

    Vermilion City Gym


    The Vermilion City Gym is lead by Lt. Surge. Electric type Pokemon are the favorite of the trainers located in this gym. In all Kanto region games, the Vermilion Gym appears in almost exactly the same way with only visual upgrades. In each game there are fifteen trash cans lined up in the room and the player must find two switches, if they fail to find the second switch directly after the first then the switches will reset. In the Generation II games, the traps are not on. When Lt. Surge is defeated the player will receive the Thunder Badge which will allow Fly outside of battle.
    The Thunder Badge
    The Thunder Badge
    Celadon City Gym from HG and SS
    Celadon City Gym from HG and SS

    Celadon City Gym


    The Celadon City Gym is lead by Erika. In this gym it is grass type Pokemon that are preferred by the trainers in it. While the visual style of the gym varies between generations, it is always full of plants and trees like a greenhouse. Players who defeat the gym leader Erika will receive the Rainbow Badge which will allow the player to use Strength outside of battle and allow Pokemon up to level 50 obey.
    The Rainbow Badge
    The Rainbow Badge
    Fuchsia City Gym from HG and SS
    Fuchsia City Gym from HG and SS

    Fuchsia City Gym


    Fuchsia City Gym is a little different than the other gyms in the Kanto Region. In the generation 1 and 3 games the gym leader is Koga, while in the generation 2 and 4 games the gym leader is Janine. In all of the games the gym looks like a dojo and has invisible walls that the player must navigate. Poison is the primary type of Pokemon in this gym. When either Koga or Janine is defeated the Soul Badge will be awarded which will allow the use of Surf outside of battle.
    The Soul Badge
    The Soul Badge
    Saffron City Gym from HG and SS
    Saffron City Gym from HG and SS

    Saffron City Gym


    The Saffron City Gym is lead by Sabrina. Psychic is the primary type of Pokemon in this gym. In order to get to the gym leader in the Saffron Gym a maze of nine rooms with teleporters must be navigated. In generations 1 and 3 there are trainers to battle in seven of these rooms while in generations 2 and 4 there are only four rooms in which to battle trainers. When Sabrina has been defeated the Marsh Badge will be awarded which allows the use of Rock Smash to be used outside of battle and allow Pokemon up to level 70 to obey.
    The Marsh Badge
    The Marsh Badge
    Cinnabar Island Gym from HG and SS
    Cinnabar Island Gym from HG and SS

    Cinnabar Island Gym


    Cinnabar Island Gym is led by Blaine. In generations 1 and 3 the gym is located on Cinnabar Island, however in generations 2 and 4 the gym is located on the Seafoam Islands. The reason for the change is that in the Gen 2 and 4 versions Blaine's gym was destroyed by an erupting volcano, forcing him to move the gym. Fire type is the preferred type of Pokemon in all versions of Blaine's gym. Once Blaine has been defeated the Volcano Badge will be received which allows the use of the Waterfall HM.
    The Volcano Badge
    The Volcano Badge
    The Viridian City Gym from HG and SS
    The Viridian City Gym from HG and SS

    Viridian City Gym


    The Viridian City Gym is led by Giovanni in generations 1 and 3, but led by Blue in generations 2 and 4. In all versions of the game except for generation 2 games, the gym floor has the auto moving arrow tiles on the floor in which the player must navigate through to get to the gym leader. The Pokemon type of choice in this gym is ground type. Once either Giovanni or Blue has been defeated, the Earth Badge will be awarded and will allow the use of Rock Climb and any Pokemon of any level will obey.
    The Earth Badge
    The Earth Badge

    Johto League Gyms

    Violet City Gym from HG and SS
    Violet City Gym from HG and SS

    Violet City Gym


    The Violet City Gym is lead by Falkner. The Violet City Gym has no puzzles and only two trainers to battle before you can challenge Falkner. Flying type Pokemon are the main type in the Violet City Gym. Once Falkner has been beaten the Zephyr badge will be given (allowing you to use Flash outside of battle) along with TM 31 mud-slap. In generation 4 the TM was changed to roost and Rock Smash could be used outside of battle instead of Flash.
    The Zephyr Badge
    The Zephyr Badge
    Azalea Gym from HG and SS
    Azalea Gym from HG and SS

    Azalea City Gym


    The Azalea City Gym is run by Bugsy. In this gym the player must use switches in order to ride the spider platforms across the correct paths. Once Bugsy has been defeated the Hive Badge and TM 49 fury cutter will be received. In generation 4 the TM was changed to U-turn.
    The Hive Badge
    The Hive Badge
    Goldenrod City Gym from HG and SS
    Goldenrod City Gym from HG and SS

    Goldenrod City Gym


    The Goldenrod City Gym is led by Whitney. Normal type Pokemon are the main type of Pokemon used in this gym. Once Whitney has been defeated the Plain Badge and TM 45 attract will be received.
    The Plain Badge
    The Plain Badge
    Ecruteak City Gym from HG and SS
    Ecruteak City Gym from HG and SS

    Ecruteak City Gym


    The Ecruteak City Gym is led by Morty. In Generation 2 the Ecruteak Gym is a bottomless pit with an invisible path leading from the entrance to the platform where the gym leader waits. Once Morty has been defeated the Fog Badge and TM 30 shadow ball will be received.
    The Fog Badge
    The Fog Badge
    Cianwood City Gym from HG and SS
    Cianwood City Gym from HG and SS

    Cianwood City Gym


    The Cianwood City Gym is led by Chuck. Fighting type Pokemon are the main type of Pokemon used in this gym. Once Chuck has been defeated the Storm Badge and TM 01 Dynamic Punch (Focus Punch in Gen 4) will be received.
    The Storm Badge
    The Storm Badge
    Olivine City Gym from HG and SS
    Olivine City Gym from HG and SS

    Olivine City Gym


    The Olivine City Gym is lead by Jasmine. Steel type Pokemon are the main type of Pokemon in this gym. Once Jasmine has been defeated the Mineral Badge and TM 23 iron tail will be received.
    The Mineral Badge
    The Mineral Badge
    Mahogany City Gym from HG and SS
    Mahogany City Gym from HG and SS

    Mahogany City Gym


    The Mahogany City Gym's leader is Pryce. Ice type Pokemon are the main type of Pokemon in this gym. To reach Pryce the player must slide around on the ice floor to find the right path. Once Pryce has been defeated the Glacier Badge and TM 16 icy wind, later changed to hail in generation 4 will be received.
    The Glacier Badge
    The Glacier Badge
    Blackthorn City Gym from HG and SS
    Blackthorn City Gym from HG and SS

    Blackthorn City Gym


    The Blackthorn city gym is lead by Clair. Dragon type Pokemon are the main type of Pokemon used in this gym. The gym requires you to rotate giant stone platforms to progress. After Clair has been defeated she will run to the Dragon's Den and only when found will the Rising Badge and TM 24 dragon breath, later changed to Dragon Pulse in generation 4 be received.
    The Rising Badge
    The Rising Badge

    Hoenn Region Gyms

    Rustboro City Gym from Ruby/Sapphire
    Rustboro City Gym from Ruby/Sapphire

    Rustboro City Gym


    The Rustboro City Gym leader is Roxanne. Rock type Pokemon are the main type of Pokemon used in this gym. The gym layout changed slightly from Ruby/Sapphire to Emerald, however in both games there is no puzzle involved and the trainers can be avoided in both. When Roxanne is defeated the Stone Badge and TM 39 (Rock Tomb) will be received.
    The Stone Badge
    The Stone Badge
    Dewford City Gym from Ruby/Sapphire
    Dewford City Gym from Ruby/Sapphire

    Dewford City Gym


    The Dewford City Gym leader is Brawly. Fighting type Pokemon are the main type of Pokemon used in this gym. The layout of this gym also changed from Ruby/Sapphire to Emerald. This gym is an unlit maze, and as trainers are defeated lights will come on. Once Brawly has been defeated the Knuckle Badge and TM08 (Bulk Up) will be received.
    The Knuckle Badge
    The Knuckle Badge
    Mauville City Gym from Ruby/Sapphire
    Mauville City Gym from Ruby/Sapphire

    Mauville City Gym


    The Mauville City Gym leader is Wattson. Electric type Pokemon are the main type of Pokemon used in this gym. To get to Wattson a series of electric gates must be shut off. When Wattson has been defeated the Dynamo Badge and TM34 (Shockwave) will be received.
    The Dynamo Badge
    The Dynamo Badge
    Lavaridge City Gym 1F from Ruby/Sapphire
    Lavaridge City Gym 1F from Ruby/Sapphire

    Lavaridge City Gym


    The Lavaridge City Gym leader is Flannery. Fire type Pokemon are the main type of Pokemon used in this gym. When Flannery has been defeated the Heat Badge and TM50 (Overheat) will be received.
    The Heat Badge
    The Heat Badge
    Petalburg City Gym from Ruby/Sapphire
    Petalburg City Gym from Ruby/Sapphire

    Petalburg City Gym


    The Petalburg City Gym leader is Norman. Normal type Pokemon are the main type of Pokemon used in this gym. The layout of this gym remains almost unchanged from Ruby/Sapphire to Emerald. When Norman is defeated the Balance Badge and TM42 (Facade) will be received.
    The Balance Badge
    The Balance Badge
    Fortree City Gym from Ruby/Sapphire
    Fortree City Gym from Ruby/Sapphire

    Fortree City Gym


    The Fortree City Gym leader is Winona. Flying type Pokemon are the main type of Pokemon in this gym. The puzzle in this gym is one that involves doors that rotate, and must be moved in the correct order to proceed. When Winona is defeated the Feather Badge and TM40 (Aerial Ace) will be received.
    The Feather Badge
    The Feather Badge
    Mossdeep City Gym from Ruby/Sapphire
    Mossdeep City Gym from Ruby/Sapphire

    Mossdeep City Gym


    The Mossdeep City Gym leaders are Tate and Liza. Psychic type Pokemon are the main type of Pokemon used in this gym. This gym differs quite a bit between Ruby/Sapphire and Emerald. In Ruby/Sapphire the gym has the arrows that make the player follow them and can be switched to different directions. In Emerald the gym is a bunch of rooms split up and connected by warp tiles. When Tate and Liza have been defeated the Mind Badge and TM04 (Calm Mind) will be received.
    The Mind Badge
    The Mind Badge
    Sootopolis City Gym 1F from Ruby/Sapphire
    Sootopolis City Gym 1F from Ruby/Sapphire

    Sootopolis City Gym


    The Sootopolis City Gym leaders are Wallace and Juan. Water type Pokemon are the main type of Pokemon in this gym. In Ruby/Sapphire the gym leader is Wallace, however in Emerald the gym leader is Juan. Once Wallace or Juan are defeated the Rain Badge and TM03 (Water Pulse) will be received.
    The Rain Badge
    The Rain Badge
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