Maria is the leader of Nowtoch City Gym. You will face some Normal-type Pokemon when challenging her with the Normal badge. Well, since this is the first gym so everything is easy enough for you. At first, the doors of this gym are closed because Maria is absent. She is not there. You have to meet a fan boy of her and get a key from him. Then go to Maria’s house at the southeast of Nowtoch City and bring her back to the gym. When you defeat Maria, you will get the Normal badge and TM27 Return.
Maria’s Pokemon Party is:
– Owten lv 10, Feleng lv 10, Felunge lv 12.
And the second gym is waiting for you at the Burole Town. Davern the rocky boy is the leader of this place. His strengh are Rock – Ground – Poison Pokemon. You can usually find these types in caves. The prizes for defeating him are the Bright Gem Badge and TM31 Brick Break.
And his Pokemon Party contains:
– Grozard lv 15, Modrille lv 15, Dearewl lv 15, Tofurang lv 16.
When coming to the seaside city Bealbeach, do not forget to pay a visit to its Gym. There is a female leader who is also waiting for you there: Cali. She is one of the lifeguards who are doing their duties to protects all the travelers from all over the world. When she was young, she had a bad experience about swimming so she decided to become a real lifeguard someday. Her Pokemon are Water-type, so if your starter or Pokemon specialized in Fire-type… make sure to have enough support items. Tide Badge and TM03 Water Pulse will be your rewards.
We can look into her Pokemon Party:
– Tubjaw lv 26, Brailip lv 26, Sableau lv 28, Cararalm lv 28.
Want to challenge yourself before the Steel-type Pokemon? Then come to the fourth Gym in Vinoville Town. You will meet its leader Sheldon here. This young leader is related to the Nuclear Pokemon events much later in game. He will give you the Pixel Badge and TM74 Gyro Ball if you win.
His Pokemon Party is like this:
– S51 lv 32, Gararewl lv 32, Cometeor lv 33, Tracton lv 33.
Burn! Burn! The Fire-type Pokemon are coming to you! Yeah, that place will be none other than Amatree Town’s Gym with its leader Tiko the fire man. He is a fire dancer. The Salsa Badge and TM50 Overheat will be given to you after the battles. At first, you cannot meet Tiko in Amatree Town because he is being stuck in the depth of Anthell – the nest of bugs. If you want to challenge him for fights, go to Anthell and rescue him.
His Pokemon Pary is here:
– Palij lv 35, Firoke lv 35, Pajay lv 36, Chimaconda lv 38, Inflagetah lv 38.
The Venesi City is known as The City Of Illusion. And so does it leader, Rosalin. Her favorite Pokemon Type is Illusion. You can have the Drama Badge and TM92 Trick Room after defeating this leader.
And this is the information about her Pokemon Party:
– Masking lv 42, Winotinger lv 43, Miasmedic lv 43, Duplicat lv 42, Dramsama lv 45.
Vaeryn The Sage is the leader of Snowbank Town’s Gym. It is said that whoever defeat him can get the legendary Mega Evolution for their Pokemon. And of course you will be that one, right? His speciality is the Dragon-type Pokemon. Apex Badge, a Mega Bracelet and a Mega Stone are three items you can have for defeating him.
His Pokemon Party is filled with strong Dragons:
– Glavinug lv 52, Dunseraph lv 52, Alpico lv 53, Anderind lv 54, Fafninter lv 55, Ampharos lv 56.
Finally, the eighth badge is located in the Tsukinami Village. With a ninja couple Kaito and Hinata, it is hard to beat them. Once winning, you will get the Zen Badge and TM12 Taunt. Kaito is specialised in Night-themed Pokemon while his wife Hinata is the opposite one, Light-themed Pokemon.
And here are their Pokemon Parties:
– Kaito: Umbreon lv 57, Vilucard lv 58, Luchabra lv 58, Arbok lv 60.
– Hinata: Flareon lv 57, Gellin lv 58, Whimsicott lv 60, Coatlith lv 58.