Battle for the Soul Badge – Ratchet vs. Koga: Fuchsia City Gym Leader

This time I face Koga for the Soul Badge. Incidentally the Soul Badge was supposed to be the name of the badge that psychic type leader Sabrina gave to the the player, whereas the Marsh Badge she gives out was supposed to be Koga’s. It makes sense considering the connotations of the words. Marsh matches Poison whereas Soul is more appropriate for Psychic but never mind. Anyway onto the battle! Ratchet’s Line-up Jynx            Ice/Psychic Gyarados   Water/Flying Pidgeot      Normal/Flying Mr. Mime   Psychic Koga’s Line-up Koffing     Poison Muk          Poison Koffing     Poison Weezing   Poison Continue reading Battle for the Soul Badge – Ratchet vs. Koga: Fuchsia City Gym Leader

World of Pokémon Day #24 – Fuchsia City/Tateyama

Fuchsia City is the “Happening and Passion City” but has also been known as “It’s Passion Pink”. We’re not sure where the pink is here in Tateyama, perhaps the pink involves the seasonal cherry blossom trees which we believe bloom around Shirohama Park where the Castle Tower lies. But it is a somewhat fitting place to match with the city within the games. The Tateyama Castle for starters, is a reconstructed castle tower in 16th century style. It is built atop the old stronghold of the Satomi family, who ruled this area for 170 years. They ruled here despite being … Continue reading World of Pokémon Day #24 – Fuchsia City/Tateyama

World of Pokémon Day #23 – On the outskirts of Fuchsia City

We’re now sitting on the southern end of the Bozo Penninsula, our hotel just on the edge of the bay where Tateyama/Fuchsia City lies. It was quite a long journey down here but the coastline is beautiful. As such it’s been a slow day on the Pokémon journey which we’ve spent relaxing until our trip into Tateyama tomorrow. So tune in then as we try to obtain the Soul Badge. Continue reading World of Pokémon Day #23 – On the outskirts of Fuchsia City