Viridian Forest follows on from Route 2 South in your quest through Pokémon Let's Go's main story.
Below, we'll cover any and all of the obtainable Pokémon, item locations, trainers and their squads that you might encounter in the area, as well as walking you through any key steps of the story along the way.
We've also opted to break out walkthrough pages down into sections, referring to each of your visits to a given location, seeing as you often backtrack or revisit various places in your quest to become Champion! Where applicable, we'll split our page into one section for each visit, and of course if there are any, clearly mark any spoilers, too!
For more like this, be it specific systems explainers or walkthrough pages on more locations, head back to our main Pokémon Let's Go walkthrough and guide hub.
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Pokémon Let's Go: Viridian Forest - available Pokémon, items and trainers
Viridian Forest is the first area you'll encoutner with any kind of real challenge involved, although it's all still pretty friendly stuff!
There are plenty of Pokémon to catch, as well as plenty of items and plenty more trainers to hone your skills against - we've listed them all below, but of particular note is the availablity of starter Pokémon Bulbasaur!
|Beedrill (LGE)||Grass - Rare|
|Butterfree (LGP)||Grass - Rare|
|5x Poké Balls||Far left in grass, head left from entrance|
|3x Poké Balls||Lass Joana|
|3x Razz Berries||In grass far right of entrance|
|3x Poké Balls||Lass Brittany|
|3x Poké Balls||Bug Catcher Doug|
|3x Poké Balls||Lass Jocelyn|
|Antidote||Straight up from entrance by the sign|
|Tiny Mushroom||Top left dead end from left at entrance|
|Potion||Behind a tree as you run by, top right|
|Lure||Near the exit, in a clearing to the right of the final Trainer Tips post.|
|3x Poké Balls||Bug Catcher Sammy|
Head back to our main Pokémon Let's Go walkthrough and guide hub for all our pages in one place, including detailed, step-by-step help for tough spots like Cerulean Cave, and the Elite Four, plus tough dungeons like Silph Co., Seafoam Islands and Victory Road. Otherwise, take a peek(achu) at our Pokémon Let's Go TM list and all TM locations, Let's Go's starter locations and how to get Bulbasaur, Charmander and Squirtle, along with how to get Mew in Let's Go, and how to get Meltan in Let's Go and Go too. Beyond that we also explain how connect Pokémon Go to Let's Go on Nintendo Switch and transfer Pokémon, Catching, catch combos, and how to catch Pokémon, a quick collection of our best Pokémon Let's Go tips and tricks to get you off to a great start, and finally what we know about the Pokémon Pass app distribution event too.
Trainers and Battles
|Bug Catcher Rick||Caterpie||3|
|Lass Brittany||Nidoran (F)||4|
|Bug Catcher Doug||Kakuna||3|
|Bug Catcher Brian||Weedle||3|
|Bug Catcher Sammy||Metapod||3|
Viridian Forest can seem a little complicated, but actually it's nice and simple to navigate once you know where you're going. To get out the other side, head to the far right from the entrance.
Then go up - or north - on the right hand side, and keep right at every opportunity and you'll soon find yourself walking left along the top of the forest. Once you get to the far left side, the exit will be up the top (again, to the north) of you.
That's everything here for now, so continue on to Route 2 North and very shortly after that Pewter City, for the next steps in your quest, or cycle back to our main Pokémon Let's Go walkthrough and guide hub for all the other pages we have like this.