Where To Get The VS. Seeker in Pokémon FRLG

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In Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen, you can get the VS. Seeker by talking to the purple-haired NPC in the Vermilion City Pokémon Center. She will simply tell you how much she likes fighting trainers over and over again before giving you the item.

 
The VS. Seeker’s item description / Pokemon FRLG
The VS. Seeker’s item description
 

You’ll first get access to the VS. Seeker after clearing the S.S. Anne, getting Cut, and defeating Misty.

After completing the prerequisites, the next thing to do is travel to Vermilion City.

 

Step 1: Reaching Vermilion City

 
Standing outside of Diglett’s Cave, south of Pewter City / Pokemon FRLG
Standing outside of Diglett’s Cave, south of Pewter City
 

To get to Vermilion City, just head to Diglett’s Cave right below Pewter City. As you can see, there will be a tiny tree in your way, so you will need to be able to use HM 01 Cut.

Once inside, you can just walk through Diglett’s Cave with no issues or barriers.

Alternatively you can travel to Vermilion by going south from Cerulean City. This will lead you through an underground tunnel that connects to Route 6. South of that route is your entrance to Vermilion City.

 

Step 2: The Vermilion City Pokémon Center

 
Outside of the Vermilion City Pokémon Center / Pokemon FRLG
Outside of the Vermilion City Pokémon Center
 

Once you’re in Vermilion City, just walk to the Pokémon Center and talk to the NPC with purple hair (pictured below).

 
Talking to the NPC that gives the VS. Seeker / Pokemon FRLG
Talking to the NPC that gives the VS. Seeker
 

She’ll tell you how much she loves to battle trainers many times (who doesn’t?) then hand you the VS. Seeker.

She won’t even make you answer a Yes or No question for the item.

 

How To Use The VS. Seeker

The VS. Seeker allows you to battle trainers that you’ve already defeated in the past.

Using it is simple:

Open up your bag and use the item around trainers that you’ve already defeated. Exclamation marks will appear above the trainers’ heads and you will be able to talk to them to initiate a battle.

 
Exclamation marks over trainers that can be battled again (after using VS. Seeker) / Pokemon FRLG
Exclamation marks over trainers that can be battled again (after using VS. Seeker)
 

The VS. Seeker is a great way to farm EVs and train your Pokémon through battles.

Of course, you can’t spam the VS. Seeker nonstop. After you use it, it’ll need to charge for a little bit before you can use it again.

 
The VS. Seeker warning that the battery isn’t fully charged / Pokemon FRLG
The VS. Seeker warning that the battery isn’t fully charged
 

Conveniently enough, the game will tell you the exact number of steps that you need to walk in order to recharge the VS. Seeker.

So all you need to do is walk around a bit and you’ll be able to challenge anyone your heart desires.

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