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35 Things To Do After Beating Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
Hooray to you, new Champion of Hoenn! After starting the adventure from the little town of Littleroot, you managed to thwart the evil plans of Team Magma/Aqua, save the world from the uncontrollable power of Primal Groudon/Kyogre, and even beat the Elite Four and the former champion, Steven Stone. But the adventure is far from over!
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire (OR/AS) offers a lot of story content and undertakings post-game! There still a lot of things to do—the Hoenn region sure is vast! So here it is—a postgame walkthrough of Pokémon ORAS made just for you!
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Postgame Guide and Walkthrough
1. Complete the Delta Episode
Believe it or not, this game's storyline does not end with your victory against Team Magma/Aqua, Primal Groudon/Kyogre, the Elite Four, and the Champion. There's actually more to the story than meets the eye. Thus, the Delta Episode begins!
Here’s a quick guide for you to complete the Delta Episode:
- Run into Zinnia in Littleroot Town.
- Engage in Battle and Defeat Courtney/Matt in Petalburg City.
- Meet with Steven Stone in Rustboro City.
- Go to Granite Cave to Battle Zinnia and Claim the Meteorite Shard.
- Head to Mossdeep City and Talk to Professor Cozmo.
- Speak with Steven Stone at Meteor Falls.
- Go to Rustboro City again and Help Devon Corporation.
- Defeat Courtney/Matt in Mossdeep City.
- Visit the Team Magma/Aqua Hideout and Engage in Battles.
- Speak with Steven Stone in Mossdeep City.
- Talk to Wallace in Sootopolis City and Engage him in Battle.
- Talk to Zinnia at the Base of Sky Pillar.
- Catch Rayquaza and Battle Zinnia again at the Sky Pillar Summit.
- Fly with Rayquaza to Space and Encounter Deoxys.
- Watch the Meteor Shower at Mossdeep City with Brendan/May before finally going Home.
2. Get More Starters From Professor Birch
Johto Starters: Cyndaquil, Chikorita, and Totodile
To get a Johto Starter (either Cyndaquil, Chikorita, or Totodile), beat the Elite Four of the Pokémon League once! Professor Birch will be calling you after you leave your house in Littleroot Town. He is being attacked by a Shroomish, and so he’ll ask you to pick a Johto Starter from his bag.
Unova Starters: Snivy, Oshawott, and Tepig
To get a Unova Starter (either Snivy, Oshawott, or Tepig), simply finish the Delta Episode. Professor Birch will be calling you after you leave your house in Littleroot Town. He is being attacked by a Machoke, and so he’ll ask you to pick a Unova Starter from his bag.
Sinnoh Starters: Piplup, Chimchar, and Turtwig
To get a Sinnoh Starter (either Piplup, Chimchar, or Turtwig), beat the “Mega” Elite Four and Champion. Yes, this time around, you have to beat the Elite Four and Champion that’s now meaner and stronger! Professor Birch will be calling you after you leave your house in Littleroot Town. He is being attacked by his wife, whom he mistook as a wild Pokémon, and so he’ll ask you to pick a Sinnoh Starter from his bag.
3. Grab the S.S. Ticket and Board the S.S. Tidal
After beating the Elite Four and finishing the Delta Episode, you’ll be back in Littleroot Town once again. There, your father will talk to you saying that a gift for you from Mr. Briney has arrived. The gift is none other than—the S.S. Ticket! It’s a ferry ticket that will allow you to board the luxurious S.S. Tidal, which can be found in Lilycove City and Slateport City.
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Inside the S.S. Tidal, more battles and items await! It’s also the gateway to new places such as the Southern Island and the Battle Resort.
4. Head to the Battle Resort
After getting the S.S. Ticket and boarding the S.S. Tidal, you’ll finally be able to go to the Battle Resort! At the Battle Resort, you’ll get the chance to engage in more challenging battles through the Battle Maison, get more special items and mega stones, and learn new moves from the Move Tutors.
5. Get Your Free “Sharpedo” and “Camerupt”
To claim your free Sharpedo and Camerupt, go to one of the beach houses at the Battle Resort. In one of the beach houses, you will encounter two grunts (one from Team Aqua and one from Team Magma).
Apparently, the two grunts have decided to live with one another. Thereafter, some other grunts come to tell both about everything that had happened. The next time you visit, both grunts will tell you about their plans of reforming their respective teams. After everything is said and done, the Team Aqua Grunt and Team Magma Grunt will give you Sharpedo and Camerupt, respectively.
6. Engage in Battles at the Battle Maison
Making its way from X & Y versions, the Battle Maison comes once again to give you some more thrill through exciting battles!
Like the previous games, the Battle Maison allows you to battle trainers through four different styles: Single, Double, Triple, and Rotation. Every time you win, you get BP (Battle Points), which you can trade for awesome prizes. Plus, every battle becomes more and more challenging with you battling the leaders and participating in the “Super Battles” until you become the best trainer of all!
7. Test Your Battling Skills at the Battle Institute
The Battle Institute can be found at the eastern side of Mauville City. Here, you can polish your skills through the Battle Tests (either Single or Double) by battling against five consecutive increasingly challenging trainers. The Battle Institute isn’t just about sheer battling, you get ranked here based on your abilities and tactics! After the tests, you get awarded with a certificate that rates you as a battler and gives you BP and special items.
8. Get Both “Acro Bike” and “Mach Bike”
You heard that right! In Pokémon OR/AS, it is possible to get both the Mach Bike and Acro Bike. To get both, you have to advertise Rydel’s bikes throughout the region of Hoenn.
- Mach Bike – Show your Mach Bike to the Hex Maniac. She can be found north of the desert area on Route 111. Ride your Mach Bike up the dirt slope to reach her.
- Acro Bike – Show your Acro Bike to the Bird Trainer.He can be found north of Route 119. Use Surf and Waterfall to move through the river and waterfall and ride your Acro Bike across the bridge to reach him.
- Mach Bike/Acro Bike – Show either the Mach Bike or the Acro Bike to the Triathlete. He can be found at the southeast area of the beach at the Battle Resort.
After doing the above-mentioned tasks, return to Rydel in Mauville City and he will give you the other bike. Congratulations! Now you have both the Mach Bike and Acro Bike for you to ride freely throughout the Hoenn region. With both bikes at your disposal, you can now also access all the areas in the Safari Zone.
9. Get “Beldum” from Steven Stone
After you complete the Delta Episode, head to Steven Stone’s house in Mossdeep City. There, you will find a PokéBall (Beldum) on the table with a note saying that it’s a gift for you from Steven Stone.
10. Get Togepi
Once you defeat/catch Primal Groudon/Kyogre, go to Lavaridge Town and talk to the old woman who’s standing near the hot springs. This time, she will give you an egg which will eventually hatch as a Togepi—an egg Pokémon!
11. Dare to Challenge the Tougher “Mega” Pokémon League
If you claimed victory from the Pokémon League once and completed the Delta Episode, now it’s time to have a rematch with the Elite Four and Champion again! This time around, they won’t be the same as before! The levels of the Pokémon are bumped to a higher notch and each trainer will now fight you with the power of Mega Evolution. How’s that for a challenge?
12. Complete Wattson’s New Mauville Sidequest
After defeating or catching Primal Groudon/Kyogre, you will find Mauville City's Gym Leader Wattson standining in front of the Square Tower on the 1st Floor of Mauville City. Then and there, he will invite you to his apartment at Mauville Hills where he will tell you about the issues of “New Mauville” and have you fulfill a task for him.
13. Complete the Mr. Bonding Sidequest and Obtain All O-Powers
The Mr. Bonding Sidequest is a quest that tells the story of the origin of Mr. Bonding and the O-Powers. To reveal the origin story and obtain all the O-Powers you need to talk to certain people at the Pokémon Center of Mauville City. You also need access to the Mauville Hills to finish this quest. Once done, you’ll witness Mr. Bonding’ Origin Story as well as obtain all the available O-Powers in the game.
14. Complete All the Trick House Chambers
Found on Route 110, The Trick House and the Trick Master are as tricky as they could get! Using wits and smarts, the Trick House Chambers are actually fun to do! All in all, there are six chambers in the Trick House. Will you be able to solve them all?
15. Pokémon Battle Rematch With Wally
After you become the best at the Battle Maison of the Battle Resort by claiming victory at the “Super Battles”, you’ll be able to finally have the much-awaited rematch with Wally. Now, he’s stronger than ever before! Defeat him and he’ll be available for battle everyday thereafter but with a stronger team than before. To put it simply, he’s the highest-level character you could ever face in the game. Defeat him and you become the best trainer in the entire Hoenn region!
16. Catch Regirock, Regice, and Registeel
Like the old Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald games, catching Regirock, Regice, and Registeel requires a few specific conditions to be met. Here are the conditions:
- Have a Relicanth on the first slot of your party.
- Have a Wailord on the last slot of your party.
- Have the moves Surf, Dive, Dig, Fly, and Strength.
It might help to also learn Braille or have a guide (which you can easily find online) ready just in case.
First thing you need to do is cause an earthquake near Pacifidlog Town. Once you do this, the caves keeping Regirock, Regice, and Registeel will open.
Here are the places where you can find them:
- Regirock can be found in the cave at the south area of the desert near Lavaridge Town.
- Regice can be found in the Island Cave north of Route 105.
- Registeel can be found in the Ancient Tomb on Route 120.
17. Catch Regigigas
Just like Regirock, Regice, and Registeel, catching Regigigas is also a bit complicated. In order to catch it, you will need to have Regirock, Regice, and Registeel in your party. Next, you have to talk to a certain girl in the house right of the Pokémon Center in Pacifidlog Town. She’ll tell you that you ned to have Regice hold either Casteliacone, Nevermelt Ice or a Snowball. Then, you have to give your Regice a nickname. And lastly, you have to go to the Island Cave north of Route 105. If all conditions are successfully met, Regigigas will challenge you to a battle then and there.
18. Catch Ho-oh or Lugia
To catch Ho-oh (Omega Ruby) or Lugia (Alpha Sapphire), you need to go to Sea Mauville (north of Route 108) to obtain the Scanner, which can found in the basement. Give the Scanner to Captain Stefn in Slateport City and he’ll give you either a Clear Bell or a Tidal Bell. Return to Sea Mauville and the Clear Bell/Tidal Bell will resonate to make the portal of Ho-oh/Lugia appear.
19. Catch Rayquaza
By completing the Delta Episode, you’ll inevitably encounter the Flying/Dragon Legendary Pokémon, Rayquaza. Once you do, catch it with all your might!
20. Catch Deoxys
By completing the Delta Episode, you’ll inevitably encounter the Psychic Legendary Space Pokémon, Deoxys. Once you do, catch it with all your might. It is said that this is the most difficult Pokémon to catch in the game, so feel free to use your Master Ball on it.
21. Catch Heatran
Heatran is Fire/Steel Legendary Pokémon that can be found at the lowest level of Scorcehed Slab, which can be found north of Route 120. Inside the cave, Flannery will tell you that there’s a rare Pokémon living there. That’s Heatran and it’s up to you now to catch it.
22. Explore the Mirage Spots and Catch More Legendary Pokemon
The Mirage Spots are the stuff of Legends! After you get the Eon Flute, you’ll be able to soar through the skies of Hoenn with Latios/Latias. While soaring, you’ll encounter Mirage Spots in the form of Dimensional Rifts, Storm Clouds, Islands, and other Landmasses. Depending on factors such as time, items, and the Pokémon in your party, Mirage Spots will appear as they disappear! Once you’re in a Mirage Spot, you’ll usually encounter Legendary Pokémon that you once thought you’ll never be able to catch. Visit all the Mirage Spots and catch the Legends!
23. Collect 1000 Flags for your Secret Base
One of the special features of Secret Bases is that you can collect flags to boost your Secret Pals Special Skills and receive Special Items. If you manage to collect 1000 flags, your Secret Pals’ Special Skills will be boosted to the max and you’ll also receive Confetti Ball and a Garchompite.
24. Competitively Compete in Pokémon Contests
The Pokémon Contests makes its comeback from the original Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald games. Now, it’s upgraded and overhauled for the better. Not only do your Pokémon become much more appealing and spectacular by joining contests, you also receive assorted items from fans. If your Pokémon wins a Master Rank Contest and becomes a Contest Star, it gains an appealing special effect that shows whenever you send it to battle.
25. Obtain the Gold Trainer Card
The Trainer Card changes color every time you accomplish something significant in the game. For OR/AS, the colors are bronze, silver, and gold, and you get the color that befits your accomplishments. To get the “Gold Trainer Card”—the highest ranking Trainer Card of them all, you need to achieve the following milestones:
- Defeat the Elite Four
- Complete the Hoenn Pokédex
- Defeat the Leader at the 50th streak of the Battle Maison
26. Obtain “Platinum Crowns” in All Routes
Obtaining Platinum Crowns means you’ve met and caught all the Pokémon (including the hidden ones) in the routes through the PokéNav. To make it a challenge as well as a motivation in catching them all, try obtaining all Platinum Crowns in all the routes in the game.
27. Participate in the Mauville Food Court Battles
It’s fun, appetizing, and fulfilling! The Food Court Battles makes a tasty comeback! Now that you’ve practically finished the game, why not participate in this unique kind of challenge. You order food and you battle it out with other diners! Who knows? You might even meet a special trainer within the Food Court and win a special prize.
Note: The Battles in the Mauville Food Court are available in Single, Double, and Triple Battles.
28. Decorate Your “Secret Base” to Your Heart’s Content!
If you can’t think of anything else to do, then why not go all out with decorating your Secret Base. Not only do you get satisfaction from designing the best Secret Base in the World, you also get to share it for the whole world to see! Also, obtaining all the furniture and decorations in the game is a challenge in itself!
29. Collect All TMs
Ever dreamt of seeing all the moves in the Pokémon games? Ever wondered how all moves look like? Well, now’s your chance! Not all moves can be learnt through TMs (Technical Machines), but it’s a start! There are about a hundred of them, to be exact, so collect them all and teach all of them to your Pokémon!
Here's a Guide for All the TM and HM Locations
- Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire: TM and HM Location Guide
If you're looking for all TM & HM locations, then you're in the right place! Listed here are the places where you'll obtain all 100 TMs and all 7 HMs in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.
30. Collect all the Mega Stones
Mega Stones? Of course! Mega Evolutions have always been cool ever since it was introduced! So, why not make it a point to collect all Mega Stones and witness all the awesome Mega Evolutions in the game? I’m sure every Mega Evolution is a must-see! You won’t regret it!
31. Collect all the Berries
Since when did berries become so many and abundant? There’s not just a few berries anymore—there’s a gazillion of them! Don’t believe me? Why not go around the Hoenn region and collect them all? Spread the berries and plant them throughout the world! Also, you can turn them into Pokéblocks and feed them to your Pokémon.
32. Collect Soot and Exchange it for Items at the Glass Workshop
On Route 113, there’s a Glass Workshop that gives you Flutes and Elegant Furniture in exchange for Soot. Yes, Soot! All you have to do is collect a lot of Soot around Mt. Chimney on Route 113 and trade them in for the rare Items. That’s the Glass Workshop for you!
33. Push Your Luck at the Lottery Corner
Believe it or not, there’s a Lottery Corner at the 1st floor of the Department Store in Lilycove City. Every day, you can push your luck and win spectacular prizes. They say that if you get lucky enough, you might even win another Master Ball.
34. Reach Level 100
This is one of the most fulfilling things you can do in any Pokémon game—reaching Level 100! It’s tedious and time-consuming, but that’s what makes it all worthwhile. Level 100 is the highest level. It’s the proof that you and your Pokémon have bonded and became the best!
35. Catch ‘Em All and Complete the Pokedex!
This is the ultimate goal—catching ‘em all and filling the Pokédex! It’s pretty self-explanatory. Go on an adventure and meet new friends! Fill your Pokédex and show the whole world who’s boss! You’re gonna become the best Pokémon Trainer! Gotta Catch ‘Em All!
Questions & Answers
Question: In Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, when do I figure out who that stranded guy on the beach is?
Answer: Right now. The guy stranded on the beach is Looker.
Question: Is it possible to regain Latios if I traded it?
Answer: Yes, possible ways to regain it include: getting other people to trade you their Latios, receiving it from official events, or obtaining it from mystery gift as a code or giveaway.
Arena Closer on June 19, 2020:
Thank you for all this info! If you want to trade, my ORAS name is Arena Closer, and my Ultra Sun one Obsidius.
Me on June 01, 2020:
Very helpful and informative, thank you very much for this article.
Idek on March 30, 2020:
How do u get ethers and elixirs? Can u buy them at a specific pokemart? Idefk but I need them super bad rn and im out of leppa berries and cant plant them soooo....
EeveeMaster on March 10, 2019:
I just completed the delta, but i,m too lazy to go and battle people over and over to bye more pokeballs to catch all the legends ):
Neveringgamer on November 18, 2018:
What do you do if you complete the post game and Delta episode?