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Sauna Cavern, also called Sauna or SC by players, is a dungeon located in Winden containing the HM Rock Smash. Proceeding further into the dungeon will eventually lead players to Sauna Cavern Depths. The boss of the dungeon is Rhydon.
The Pokémon in Sauna Cavern is in the level range of 26 to 30 and initially hosts a variety of different types of Pokémon, but eventually becomes a Fire/Rock-Type theme dungeon the further the players are in the dungeon.
Several recruitable Pokémon are found here in Sauna Cavern.
The scenery in this dungeon changes several times, with the difficulty of each section increasing as the player descends deeper into Sauna Cavern. Special tiles such as Water tiles and Lava tiles are commonplace in this dungeon.
Low Floors (B1F-B7F)
The lowest floors of Sauna Cavern features a sauna-like dungeon with small rooms and long corridors.The rock walls are light grey in colour, whilst the floor tiles appear sandy-beige. Water tiles are scattered around every floor in this section of the dungeon.The Pokémon on the low floors are all first-stage Pokémon with various types such as Ice, Poison, and Water-Types. The weather on the low floors are almost always Foggy, otherwise it is Cloudy.
At the mid-section of Sauna Cavern, the floor tiles appear brown and rocky, suggesting that the deeper parts of the dungeon is heated. From B8F till B15F, the water tiles scattered across the floor can burn any non Fire-Type Pokémon that has stepped on these water tiles. On B15F, the walls appear brown in colour and the majority of the water tiles have receded, indicating that the dungeon is getting extremely hot at this floor onward. The weather on the mid floors are almost always Foggy, otherwise it is Cloudy as previously on the lower floors. A Secret Room can be found on B14F and B15F.
Upper Floors (B16F-B23F)
The upper floors of Sauna Cavern has changed drastically from the previous floors. The ground goes from being dark in colour to sandy-like beige and the walls turn lighter in color. Instead of water, there is lava, which becomes much more common than the water on previous floors. Any non Fire-Type Pokémon that has stepped on these lava tiles will suffer a burn. The weather on the upper floors of Sauna Cavern is almost always Sunny due to Torkoal's Drought ability.
Pokémon in bold are recruitable. Please visit the Recruitable Pokémon page for more information.
After the B23F, the player will arrive at Sauna Cavern Opening, whereby a lone Rhydon will be agitated at the player for trespassing his territory. Rhydon will then proceed to attack the player.
Rhydon will drop HM Rock Smash upon being defeated, and players will be able to proceed to Sauna Cavern Depths via warp panel.
Below is the complete list of items obtainable from Sauna Caverns. Note that items in bold are hidden items, and Onix has a slim chance of dropping Lagging Tail.
|Poké||1-23||Common||Water, Walls||Yes and No|
|Flame Orb||16-23||Rare||Lava, Walls||Yes|
|TM Rock Tomb||8-23||Common||-||Yes|
|TM Psych Up||16-23||Uncommon||-||Yes|
|TM Solar Beam||16-23||Rare||-||No|
Kecleon Shops are found on B8F and B18F.
The following is an [in]complete list of items Kecleon Shops offer at Sauna Cavern:
|Max Ether||250||8, 18|
|Reviver Seed||2500||8, 18|
|Escape Orb||600||8, 18|
|Cleanse Orb||500||8, 18|
|Recycle Orb||500||8, 18|
|Flame Orb||1500||8, 18|
|Special Band||1000||8, 18|
|Fire Stone||3000||8, 18|
|Sunny Day||5000||8, 18|
Sauna Cavern also offers Secret Rooms which offers the players 2 Deluxe Boxes. The items that can be found in these boxes are as follows:
- Lum Berry
- TM Payback
- Inferno Band
- Reviver Seed
- Herbal Tea
Mystery Eggs found after B15F of Sauna Cavern always contains:
The objective of this Sauna Cavern is for players to proceed through the dungeon and obtain HM Rock Smash. The player may also wish to proceed through Sauna Cavern to access Sauna Cavern Depths and successfully defeat its corresponding boss to officially conquer Sauna Cavern.
- This is the only dungeon that a secret room only spawns for 3 floors.
- This dungeon is the only one with 23 floors.