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FAQ by Wolf4knowledge
Version: 1.0 | Updated: 06/08/2006
Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire Game FAQ Written by: Wolf4knowledge COPWRITE 2003 Wolf4knowledge Version 1.0 FINAL 06/08/06 - Content - 1. Version History 2. Introduction 3. Game Info 4. How to Play/Game Basics - Controls - Getting Started - Field Icons - How to Catch a Pokemon - How to Evolve a Pokemon - How to Hatch a Pokemon and Catch it - How to catch Jirachi - How to catch Kyogre/Groudon/Rayquaza - How to TRAVEL - How to get the slots - How to earn an extra ball - How to Upgrade the Ball 5. Item Panels 6. Pokemon Locations 7. Hatch Only Pokemon 8. Contact Info 9. Credits 10. Copywrite Info 1. - Version History - 1.0 - 06/08/06 - Final Version. Removed Contact Info 0.8 - 09/01/03 - More Pokemon thanks to Serebii 0.7 - 08/31/03 - Added more Pokemon to the Pokemon Location List 0.6 - 08/29/03 - Added a few more things 0.5 - 08/28/03 - First release. Will put more stuff soon. 2. - Introduction - This FAQ will explains the basics of the game and how to obtain certain stuff. From basic stuff I mean how to catch a Pokemon, how to evolve it, how to get to bonus stages and other various stuff. I will also list on which Pokemon appears where. 3. - Game Info - What is Pokemon Pinball? Pokemon Pinball is a pinball game based on the popular video game and anime "Pokemon". In this Pokemon game you'll have to can catch all 151 original Pokemon by playing a pinball game. This game is also known to be the first GBC rumble game. What is Pokemon Pinball: Ruby and Sapphire? Pokemon Pinball: Ruby and Sapphire is the second game to the Pokemon Pinball series but now they used the Pokemon seen in Ruby and Sapphire. The gameplay is basically the same but compared to the original the graphics and sound has been greatly improved. 4. - How to Play/Game Basics - - Controls - This is the defualt controls for the game (Type A) - + Control Pad Move Cursor - Move the cursor on the game and menu screens Left Flipper - Press left on the + Control Pad to use the left Flipper Move Pikachu left - Press Left on the + control Pad to move Pikachu to the Left Out Lane - Start Button Pauses the game. Select CANCEL to return to the game. Select SAVE to save your current game and return to the Intro Screen - L Button Tilts the Field to the right. Press with R to tilt the field up. - R button Tilts the Field to the left. Press with L to tilt the field up. - Select NOT USED - B Button Cancel a selction - A button OK - Confirms slection on menu and game screens Shoot - Shoot the Ball Right Flipper - Use the right flipper Move Pikachu - Moves Pikachu to the Right Out Lane Makuhita Punch - Makuhita can punch the ball (RUBY Board) - Getting Started - When you select new game you'll notice that there are two different boards. The Ruby and Sapphire board are different in their own way. Also different Pokemon appears in different versions. Once you selected a board you can change the ball speed to normal or slow. Once you do that the game will start - Field Icons - While playing the game various stuff are shown at the bottom of the screen. Bottom left Numbers are your current score The three digit number next to the small blue face is the Pokemon caught in the current game The two digit number next to the coin symbol is your current coins (99 MAX) The one digit number found next to the Pokeball represent your current balls available The Lightning Bolt shows that Pikachu/Pichu will save your Ball if it goes into one of the Out Lanes - How to catch a Pokemon - You must start the Catch`em Mode before you can catch a Pokemon. First your ball must go through the Right Loop on either boards at least2 times. You must have the letters G and E arrows completely lit (blinking is not considered completely lit) Once thats done shoot the ball into Sharpedo (Ruby) or Wailmers (Sapphire) mouth to start Catch`em Mode. (Different Pokemon apprear depending on if you lit two of the GET arrows or three) Once Catch'em mode is activated hit the Chinchou/Lotad (Ruby) or Shroomish (Sapphire) Bumper to make the Pokemon appear. (If you hit it the bumpers three times without the ball going back down to the bottom half of the screen the Pokemon willbe automatically display instantly without losing time) Once the Pokemon is shown hit it three times to catch it. Remember that you have a 2 minute limit to hit the bumpers and catch the Pokemon. - How to evolve a Pokemon - You must start EVO Mode before you can evolve one of your caught Pokemon. First your ball must go through the Left Loop on either board 3 times (you must lite all 3 of the EVO arrows) Once you've done that the MART gate will change into the EVO gate.(If you have no Pokemon or none of your Pokemon can evolve the Mart gate will not change into the EVO gate) Once you shoot the ball in there EVO mode will start. First you must select which Pokemon you want to evolve. Select the Pokemon you caught and want to evolve by press left or right on the control pad. Press Up on the Pokemon to see if you already have the evolved form of that Pokemon. If the Pokemon is displayed by a ? or a silhouette, that means you haven't obtained that Pokemon yet. You'll have two minutes to obtain the three nessacery items to evolve the Pokemon. Once you get one another will appear until you get three. Once you obtained all three shoot the ball into the center hole. Once you've done that your selected Pokemon will evolve. - How to hatch a Pokemon and Catch it - First you must start Egg mode. On Ruby you'll have to hit the Cyndaquil 4 times to start Egg mode. On Sapphire you must lite all four lights in the Egg Stand to start Egg mode. Once you've done that the egg will hatch and a Pokemon will appear. It will roam around the board for a minute so you'll have a minute to hit the Pokemon twice. Once you've done that you caught the Pokemon! - How to catch Jirachi - First you must be in the RUINS area. (Explained how to get there in the travel section) Once you're there an arrival panel will apprear in the slots now. If you manage to get the arrival panel in the slots Jirachi will appear on the field. You must hit it 3 times in 30 seconds to capture it. Once you've done that you've caught the #201 Pokemon - How to catch Kyogre/Groudon/Rayquaza - To catch these Pokemon you must complete their bonus stage the second time you visit it. - How to TRAVEL - First you must start Travel Mode. To start Travel mode in the Ruby Board you must first hit the Chikorita so it uses its razor leaf attack. Once you did that hit the Linoone on the left side to make one Gulpin appear. Once three Gulpin appear Travel Mode will start. To start Travel Mode is Sapphire you must hit the seedot switch on the left side of the field. Once you've hit it three times Travel Mode will start. Once Travel mode started you must go through either the left hoop or right hoop to make Center Hole appear. Once you shoot the ball into the center hole you have a choice to travel. Press A to confirm or B to cancel. You'll have only one minute in Travel Mode. Different Areas means you can catch different Pokemon in Catch'Em Mode. Pokemon that appear in Egg mode are always the same regardless of area. Also on you SIXTH travel you can go to the RUINS Area. Also the area that you go to depends on which LOOP you go through There is and Area Order which it follows. It goes something like this. Ruby: Forest>Volcano>Plains>Ocean>Safari Zone>Cave Sapphire Forest>Lake>Plains>Wilderness>Ocean>Cave Ok pretend you started on FOREST on Sapphire. It will go like this Forest / \ / \ Left Loop Right Loop / \ / \ Lake Plains Next Travel will be like this Lake/Plains / \ / \ Left Loop Right Loop / \ / \ Wilderness Ocean Third Travel will be like this Wilderness/Ocean / \ / \ Left Loop Right Loop / \ / \ Cave Foerst Then it starts over - How to get the slots - Once the Ball passes through an Out or Return Lane its Hole Light will become lit. The light can be moved right or left using the Right or Left Flippers. When all four are lit the hole will appear in the center. Shoot the ball int here to start the slots. Various item panels will show and whatever it stops on is what you get. - How to earn an extra ball - You can get an extra ball by doing the following - Get the Extra panel in the slots - Buy it in the Pokemon Mart for 99 coins - Catch 15 Pokemon - Occasionally, the Ball Upgrade will be changed into a 1UP item on the Ruby Field - How to Upgrade the ball - When the ball passes through a Field Multiplier Lane (above the bumper) that lane will become lit. If all three lanes are lit you ball will be upgrade by 1 level. However it won't last forever. After a certain amount of time passes, the Ball will be downgraded by one level. The light can be moved right and left by using the Right and Left Flippers, making it easier to light all 3. Higher level balls means higher the score is multipied .There are four different levels that the ball can go to. Level 1 - PokeBall - The ball that you start with Level 2 - Great Ball - The score will be X2 of level one Level 3 - Ultra Ball - The score will be X3 of level one Level 4 - Master ball - The score will be X4 of level one 5. - Item Panels - These can be found in the slots or in the Pokemon Mart 30 second ball saver - 10 coins in PokeMart You cannot lose a ball for 30 seconds 60 second ball saver GREAT - 20 coins in PokeMart You cannot lose a ball for 60 seconds 90 second ball saver ULTRA - 30 coins in PokeMart You cannot lose a ball for 90 seconds Coin +10 - Adds 10 coins Coin +30 - Adds 30 coins Coin + 50 - Adds 50 coins Upgrade - 40 coins in PokeMart Your ball will be upgraded by one level Max Upgrade Your ball will become a master ball 30 sec. Timer Up - 40 coins in PokeMart The next timer that appears will be increase by 30 seconds PiKa - 50 coins in PokeMart Pikachu and Pichu will guard both out lanes until you lose a ball Bonus Multiplier Adds the number shown to the Bonus Multiplier Catch'Em Mode Start Automatically starts Catch'Em Mode Bonus Challange Whiscash/Pelipper - 60 coins in Pokemart Enters the Spheal/Sealeo Bonus Challange Bonus Challange Duskull/Kecleon/Kyogre/Groudon/Rayquaza Enter the selected Bonus Challange EVO Mode Start Automatically starts EVO mode Small Adds 100-900 to your score BIG Adds 1,000,000-9,000,000 to your score Extra - 99 coins in PokeMart Adds an extra ball to your current balls. Arrival Makes Jirachi appear 6. - Pokemon Locations - Here's where you can find certain Pokemon. Remember that it's not complete right now. Seems like Totodile, Latios (Ruby), Latias (Sapphire), Cyndaquil, Chikorita and Aerodactyl are found randomly after catching 150 Pokemon. - Ruby - Forest- Silcoon Zizagoon Duskull Slakoth Nincada Cascoon Trekko Volcano- Numel Torkoal Koffing Slugma Torchic Vulpix Skarmory Plains- Electrike Poochyena Zangoose Jigglypuff Nuzleaf Castform Taillow Magnetmite Kecleon Volbeat Voltorb Ocean- Wingull Tentacool Wailmer Magikarp Carvahna Luvdisc Relicanth Staryu Safari Zone- Duduo Girafarig Pikachu Meditite Heracross Psyduck Wobuffet Rhyhorn Pinsir Cave- Solrock Mawile Loudred Grimer Machop Shelgon Nosepass Abra Makuhita Ruins- Beldum Regirock Registeel Regice - Sapphire - Forest- Silcoon Cascoon Zigzagoon Slakoth Duskull Nincada Tropius Lake- Marill Corphish Goldeen Barbroach Feebas Clamperl Lombre Mudkip Plains- Electrike Poochyena Taillow Jigglypuff Illumise Nuzleaf Voltorb Roselia Magnetmite Seviper Wilderness- Cancea Geodude Baltoy Absol Vibrava Lileep Swablu Ocean- Wingull Tentacool Anorith Magikarp Clamperl Relicanth Cave- Abra Lunatone Loudred Makuhita Grimer Nosepass Grimer Sableye Shelgon Ruin- Beldum Regirock Registeel Regice 7. - Hatch Only Pokemon - These Pokemon can only be obtained through Egg Mode -Wurple -Lotad -Seedot -Ralts -Surskit -Shroomish -Whismur -Azurill -Skitty -Zubat -Aron -Plusle -Minun -Oddish -Gulpin -Spoink -Sandshrew -Spinda -Trapinch -Igglybuff -Shuppet -Chimecho -Pichu -Wynaut -Natu -Phanpy -Snorunt -Spheal -Corsola -Chinchou -Horsea -Bagon 8. - Contact Information - I removed my contact information because people like to be stupid. 9. - Credits - I would like the thank GameFaqs for putting this up on the site Nintendo and Game Freaks for this game Serebii.net for the hatching only Pokemon info The following people on GFaqs Message board for slight contributation - Azp2k32 - Serebii from SPP - needlekirby64 - THE FROZEN And you for reading my FAQ 10. - Copywrite Info - This FAQ is copyrighted 2003 to Kennth Yeung A.K.A. 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