After finishing the main game, surely you won’t just stop there, will you? Well, if you want to expand your main story to a larger one and find some more valuable items… just don’t stop there.
1 – Capturing Garlikid
This Pokemon is very hard to catch and its sidequest is quite long, from Rochfale Town to Silverport Town. There are some different parts and you must complete them all.
1.1 – Rochfale Town and Route 6
When coming to the Pokemon Laboratory of Professor Cypress in Rochfale Town, you will meet her and Professor Bamb’o there. They are trying to track the theif who stole the Pokemon Speech Translator – a device of Professor Cypress which can translate Pokemon language to human language and vice versa. You are given a task to retrieve this device. There are many Owten guarding a small path in the north side of Rochfale Town and at the end of this small path is a cave. The theif you need to find is staying inside, Garlikid. A battle is unavoidable. Notice that you have to beat him or you cannot capture him in the later of this game.
1.2 – Silverport Town and Route 16.
When coming to Silverport Town, you will meet the third Pokemon Professor of Tandor Region: Professor Larkspur. Well, this guy is not a good man since he is greedy and a truly evil himself. He always praises his laboratory in every fields. They are not good at all, you know. Suddenly he realizes that you are using the Pokemon Speech Translator, he kicks you out of his lab.
And on the way to the Lanthanite Cave, you were beaten and captured by some thugs. When waking up, you realize that you are staying in the bottom cell of Professor Larkspur’s laboratory. He tells you some evil things about his current research, about his evil schemes for Pokemon. After he leaves, you will find a Secret Note under your bed and use it to escape. By breaking down the cracked wall behind, you get out and find a hallway that connects to several cells. And guess who is waiting for us now? Well, Garlikid itself! It is being locked in a cell, just like you. Release it out and get ready for a fight with this crazy evil Larkspur.
2 – Ripley’s Sidequest
To accept this sidequest, come to Route 8 (it is located to the east side of Vinoville Town). There is a woman named Ripley living in a white house. She has some troubles with her fields and wants to have your help.
With this sidequest, come to visit Ripley at night only. After talking with Ripley, you are transferred to a section of Route 8. There are some S51 Pokemon around, so move quickly and quietly without being spotted. At the end, you will meet a lake and a lv 15 S51-A Pokemon. Beat it because you cannot capture it. After you beating it, Ripley will appear and find out why it was doing so. And then Sheldon will also appear. He talks something about this Pokemon and want to challenge you to a fight in his game. Well, cannot deny this request, do you? Ripley will give you a S51 Pokemon.
3 – Crying Boy’s Sidequest
There is a crying boy outside of the Poke Mart in Kevlar Town. Just come to see him after receiving the HM04 Strength. The local Dunsparce Gang has stolen something from him and you need to retrieve it. They are staying in the Grott-hole.
After talking to that boy, go to the way in the west of Kevlar Town. Keep going until you reach Grott-hole, use Strength to move the boulders and challenge those thugs. You will meet three Biker trainers: Lou, Jo, Richard. When these three guys are defeated, you will retrieve the missing wallet of that crying boy. Give it to him, and you will get nothing.
4 – Fossil Sidequest
– After getting the HM Strength in Legen Town, you can access the Fossil Room from a cave on Route 5. There is a female trainer guarding two different fossils. Defeat her and get one of these two. Bring that fossil back to Professor Cypress and get Slothohm or Snopach.
– With the HM Surf, you can access Comet Cave from Route 4. There is an underground river directly to your right. Surf the water and push the surrounding boulders. Just like above, defeat the guarding trainer and get one of those two fossils.
– Inside the deep portion of The Labyrinth, use HM Dive and get this fossil. Bring it back to Professor Cypress and get Jungore.
5 – Ninja Reunion Sidequest
The ninja grandmaster Yoshitaka in Tsukinami Village is the one who gives you this quest. There is a letter from him which is need to be delivered to all of his six disciples. Each of these ones is holding a special item. Let’s go.
+ The Endurance/HP Special Item is in the hands of Ninja Tarou, Route 12. He gives you a Power Weight.
+ The Attack Special Item is hold by Ninja Miki, Route 3. You will get a Power Bracer here.
+ The Defense Special Item is hold by Ninja Kenichi, Legen Town. Power Belt is the item you can get from him.
+ The Special Attack Special Item is hold by Ninja Daichi, Baykal Forest. You can get Power Lens.
+ The Special Defense Special Item is hold by Ninja Hitomi, Route 15. You get a Power Band.
+ The Speed Special Item is hold by Ninja Ayumi, Route 7. You get a Power Anklet.
6 – Lanthanite Core Sidequest
There are nothing much here. You can go to Mt. Lanthanite by suing HM Waterfall from the Lanthanite Cave. There is an Elite Trainer here and you have to team-up with him to decide who has the rights to catch the legendary Pokemon Lanthan.