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Fishing For Feebas - Your Experiences

Discussion in 'Pokémon Generation III Discussion' started by Aquarelle, Jun 5, 2016.

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  1. Aquarelle

    Aquarelle Well-Known Member Staff Member

    I’m sure most RSE players out there are familiar with Feebas, the fish Pokemon that appears in just a few of the water tiles on Route 119.
    What was your experience with looking for Feebas like? Did you ever find one?

    I remember searching for Feebas on my Ruby many years ago. I really wanted a Milotic, so I was determined to fish in every tile on the route to find a Feebas. After several annoying weeks (or months, who knows) of trying, I finally found one, caught it, and raised it into a beautiful Milotic. :p
  2. DiaRubyTandem

    DiaRubyTandem The Fastest Comeback

    Yep I did it. First try of searching for it is about 30 mins, finally caught one ^^
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  3. Kalosian

    Kalosian Never Say Forever

    I think the only time I ever looked for Feebas was on Ruby. I really wanted one for my Pokedex and I am pretty sure I found out about how it worked on the main site despite my limited English knowledge at the time. I started fishing for it and got a bit annoyed at first but managed to find one rather quickly, in the area right above the waterfall. Or it might have been close to the northernmost bridge, I can't remember exactly. I was very happy about finding it either way. Then I told some of my friends about it and they started fishing for Feebas too. I recall one or maybe two of them finding Feebas in the exact same spot as I did. I'm not sure if they changed their trendy phrase in Dewford to be the same as the one I had though, which I later found to be a bit weird. I don't think I caught any more Feebas after this, just used the one I had to breed more when I needed them.

    I also remember trying to make Feebas evolve into Milotic. I gave it so many Pokeblocks, but it still wouldn't evolve! I wasn't sure what to do, then I tried to let it gain a level, and it worked. I was so happy about finding out that I immediately called one of my best friends and told him about it as we had both been struggling with trying to evolve it.
  4. Mrs. Oreo

    Mrs. Oreo Banned

    Well when I first played Ruby I had heard rumours of where to fish for Feebas, but I didn't have luck finding one until I went fishing randomly close to the shore ha ha. I only caught one Feebas and bred a few for my friends. :D
  5. Lexya428

    Lexya428 Pokèmon Master

    There was a trick to catching Feebas... a special place. Which I can't remember now. It was only a few spaces. I never had a problem finding them and the spot was always quite reliable.
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  6. T-Moar

    T-Moar Resident Genwunner

    When I first played through Sapphire, I actually caught Feebas without even trying. I just kind of fished on Route 119 and there it was. I didn't even know it was that remarkable. I couldn't get it to evolve for the life of me, though.
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  7. Vroomer

    Vroomer Well-Known Member

    Well, knowing how this fish works... I have tried each spot and - nothing! At least 3x at each spot. Going back through again with a different rod. I am not a fan of this fish in Ruby!
  8. Aquarelle

    Aquarelle Well-Known Member Staff Member

    I remember struggling with evolving my Feebas as well. Except, I didn't even know that I had to max out its Beauty. I ended up training my poor Feebas to level 40+ or something like that before my cousin told me how to evolve it.

    Once I knew how to evolve it, I did so on my first try, which was very fortunate as I was terrible at making Pokeblocks back then. If the Pokeblocks I gave it hadn't been enough to evolve it, I would've had to go find another Feebas (since mine was male and I didn't have the ability to trade a Ditto from FRLG at the time...plus I know I would have been stupid enough to save after messing my Feebas up), which would've sucked as I completely forgot which part of Route 119 I found it on...
    So, I'm very glad my finding Feebas experience ended after finding just one. :p
  9. Spock

    Spock Live Long & Prosper

    I wasn't as lucky. I actually screwed up my Feebas, because in those days nobody told me that there was such a thing as maximum sheen. It wasn't until HGSS where I could use Daisy's haircuts that I finally got one.
  10. Bananarama

    Bananarama The light is coming

    I honestly didn't have much trouble finding Feebas in gen 3. Just a bit of fishing in different spots did the trick for me :)
  11. SparklingMistral

    SparklingMistral The #1 Remus Lupin f

    I think I tried a bit, but I always failed. I really wanted a Milotic too. :(
  12. KyogreThunder

    KyogreThunder Call of Fate

    I remember the thrill of finding Feebas for the first time in Ruby. It happened after combing about 50% of the water tiles on Route 119. In Emerald, I got lucky and found one near the base of the waterfall. I also didn't know anything about the natures back then, but my Feebas eventually evolved after eating enough Blue Pokeblocks and gaining a level despite having a hindering nature(Jolly).
  13. Moonstardust

    Moonstardust Banned

    Twas tough for me. It took me months to find a single Feebas when I played Sapphire and I had to keep changing Dewford's trendy phrase repeatedly.
  14. Fiorella

    Fiorella O_O

    Hello, how and where did you find the feebas?
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  15. Jirachi100

    Jirachi100 Kirby Fan

    I never found a Feebas. Hundreds of Carvanhas were found instead. I always wondered how the trendy phrase affected the location, though.
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  16. ..CRIS..

    ..CRIS.. Member

    took an hour to find my feebas. things needed surf, super rod, &waterfall (optional). route 119 and fish on every tile for 3-5 times each then move to the next tile..(i found left to right then upwards right to left was more fitting to me but to each their own).. i recommend catching a female feebas then breeding for a modest nature...they tend to like blue blocks
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  17. Lunala

    Lunala Banned

    Never found one in Gen 3 though I looked forever. It wasn't until I tried in Diamond that I got my Feebas.
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  18. Exsception

    Exsception Born Completionist

    Oh gosh, why'd you have to bring this up. XD

    I didn't know which tiles contained Feebas when I was looking for one in Ruby, I only knew that there were certain ones. I literally started at the top of the river, caught 5 fish on a tile, then moved to the next one, repeating the process until I caught a Feebas. It was dreadful and took 3-4 hours.

    But when I finally got a Milotic, I was so proud of myself.
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  19. Kutie Pie

    Kutie Pie "It is my destiny."

    Many years ago on Ruby, I did find one after a long time of searching. However, I didn't realize you had to max out its Beauty to evolve it, so I got it to a pretty high level before I realized I had to feed it PokéBlocks. However, I was kind of a novice at the time, so I didn't really know which PokéBlocks helped with Beauty (it was a wonder I managed to win a lot of Contests with my Azumarill, and I don't think I maxed out its Beauty), so i just fed it random PokéBlocks I had and could make. By the time I knew what to do with it, it was already too full to take any more PokéBlocks. I was never able to find another Feebas, and I don't remember where on the Route I had found it to try again.

    Oh well. :/
  20. PoseidonSF

    PoseidonSF New Member

    I got pretty lucky - only about 20 minutes or something - but I haven't been bothered to evolve it
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