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Get Master Ball without fighting Giovanni

By Glitch City Laboratories nomenclature, this subject of this article classes as a trick/glitch technique. Notes: 1
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This glitch technique and its variations, allow the player to obtain the Master Ball without fighting Giovanni.


  • Do the Trainer escape glitch on a Rocket on Silph. Co. 11F
  • Change PC boxes and reset the game (reenables Start)
  • Push a Strength boulder at Saffron City warden's house (counts as "Trainer finished walking")
  • Return to Silph. Co. 11F with the lift as the last text box opened (do not press Start).
  • Giovanni will give the player the Master Ball without the need to fight him. The other method in the video still needs some research.

    [b]YouTube video by PLASMA GER[/b]


  • ChickasaurusGL article text and YouTube video text
  • Paco81: Past method