Nuzlocke Tracker

Pokémon Sapphire Nuzlocke Guide

This guide contains useful information for a Sapphire Nuzlocke. Lists of all of the available Pokémon, the number of encounters, and detailed overviews of all Boss battles.

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Sapphire Encounters

A fun aspect of Nuzlocke runs is the variety of encounters forcing you to try out new Pokémon you've never used before. That is why it's important to know which Pokémon will be available during a run. We've compiled a list of every encounter for Pokémon Sapphire so you can quickly see who you might want on your team!

Pokémon Sapphire has 67 different encounter locations with 116 different Pokémon available as wild encounters. Hover over a Pokémon to see where to encounter it!

2 Dragon Pokémon encounters

3 Fighting Pokémon encounters

3 Ghost Pokémon encounters

3 Ice Pokémon encounters

5 Dark Pokémon encounters

6 Fire Pokémon encounters

7 Ground Pokémon encounters

7 Steel Pokémon encounters

8 Grass Pokémon encounters

9 Rock Pokémon encounters

9 Bug Pokémon encounters

11 Electric Pokémon encounters

11 Poison Pokémon encounters

11 Psychic Pokémon encounters

12 Flying Pokémon encounters

20 Normal Pokémon encounters

31 Water Pokémon encounters

2Dragon Pokémon

3Fighting Pokémon

3Ghost Pokémon

3Ice Pokémon

5Dark Pokémon

6Fire Pokémon

7Ground Pokémon

7Steel Pokémon

8Grass Pokémon

9Rock Pokémon

9Bug Pokémon

11Electric Pokémon

11Poison Pokémon

11Psychic Pokémon

12Flying Pokémon

20Normal Pokémon

31Water Pokémon

Sapphire Boss Battles

In order to complete a Sapphire Nuzlocke and become the Champion, you will need to win 24 Boss battles throughout the Hoenn region - ranging from bickering Rival & Evil team fights, to Gym Leaders & ultimately the Elite Four.

These can be a challenge, especially when your dear nicknamed nuzlocke mons are at risk. So below we've listed detailed overviews of all these fights! Giving you all the information you'll need to face everything from Rival's Mudkip to Glacia's Walrein.

8 Gym Leader fights

4 Elite Four fights

6 Rival fights

6 Evil Team fights

Select your starter type

Like all Pokémon games, you will have to select a starter. The type will update some of the boss teams to match. For example, if your starter was a grass type Rival might have a fire type to take advantage!

Gym Leader fights

Elite Four fights

Rival fights

Evil Team fights

Now that you're ready to take on the Pokémon Sapphire Nuzlocke Challenge, why not keep track of all your encounters with the Nuzlocke Tracker?