Pokémon Sun and Moon - Captain Kiawe's Trial, Wela Volcano Park, Totem Marowak, Firium Z and Ride Charizard

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Now you've finished up with Route 6, Royal Avenue and Route 7, it's on to your second trial on Akala Island, as your Alolan Challenge starts to gather pace.

Next up, you'll be heading to Wela Volcano Park, for Captain Kiawe's Trial against Totem Marowak, where you'll be awarded the Firium Z Crystal and the ability to summon Ride Charizard and fly!

Volcano Park

Volcano Park is an unusual route, starting with a few rocky areas with long grass at the foot of the volcano, before a tunnel quickly whisks you to the top of the hill.

The Volcano itself is straddled by a couple of other paths, where you can wind your way down the side of the hill to collect a few items and battle a couple more trainers. It's worth doing, as you can quickly get back to the top, where a Trial Guide will kindly heal you before your next challenge.

ItemWhere to findNotes
Hyper Potion In clear area of second patch of grass up first small ramp.
Charcoal on the way down the mountain to the left
Zygarde Cell on the way down the mountain to the left
TM39 Rock Tomb right side of mountain on a narrow path/cliff edge.
Burn Heal bottom of way down from right side of mountain
TrainersPokémonLevel
Sightseer Mariah Meowth Lvl.19
Ace Trainer Jim Kadabra Lvl.21
Hiker Calhoun Roggenrola
Machop
Lvl.18
Lvl.19

Captain Kiawe's Trial, Totem Cubone, Firium Z and Ride Charizard

This trial is, fortunately, a pretty easy one if you've every played a game of spot-the-difference. Head upwards from the central area at the top of Wela Volcano, and you'll meet Kiawe.

Your task is to tell the difference between two dances performed by Kiawe's Alolan Marowak. Do this three times, successfully, and it's time to fight to Totem Pokémon, Totem Marowak!

Need more tips? Use our Pokémon Sun and Moon Walkthrough and guide for the main story, our competitive training guide for info on IVs, EV training, Hyper Training and bottle cap farming, and breeding explained, our choice of the best Pokémon Sun and Moon starter from Rowlet, Litten and Popplio, as well as an in-progress list of where to find Zygarde Cells and Cores and our guide to the Battle Tree and both Battling and Trading in the Festival Plaza. We also have a list of QR codes list, Z Crystal locations, Mega Stone locations, Eevium Z Eevee User locations for Extreme Evoboost, evolutions for Alolan Forms and other new Sun and Moon Pokémon and fast way to increase a Pokémon's Happiness, plus how to transfer across Ash-Greninja from the Sun and Moon Demo, where to catch the Tapu Guardians, how to catch the Ultra Beasts, and how to download the Munchlax Mystery Gift.

ItemWhere to findNotes
Firium ZFrom Kiawe after passing the Trial
Quick Ball x10From Kiawe after passing the Trial
Ride Pager CharizardFrom Kiawe after passing the Trial
TrainersPokémonLevel
Totem Salazzle Lvl. 22Ally SalanditLvl.20

After the battle, you'll be awarded the Fire-powering Z Crystal, Firium Z, along with 10 Quick Balls and the ability to use Ride Charizard to fly to anywhere with a Pokémon Center that you've previously visited. This is much earlier than you'll normally receive the ability to Fly in a Pokémon game, so feel free to go explore!

Next up, it's through the now-open tunnel on Route 7 and on to Route 8, Lush Jungle, and Captain Mallow's Trial!

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