The Petalburg City Gym is the official Gym of Petalburg City. Here, the player character's father, Norman, is the Gym Leader. He and the trainers in his gym specialize in using Normal-type Pokémon.

General Information

Balance badge.png

Structure

There are a seven rooms between the trainer and Norman, excluding the entry and Leader rooms. These 7 rooms each come with a trainer, who specializes in a particular stat. For example - One room might be a Speed room. The trainer will most likely have fast Pokémon, and use X Speeds in-battle. On each door, there is a message announcing the specialty stat of the next trainer.

Anime

The Petalburg Gym is the fifth Gym in the Hoenn region, with the leader being Norman, who specializes in Normal-type Pokémon. In There's no Place Like Hoenn, Ash visited Norman's Gym when he first started his journey through Hoenn, but did not challenge the gym until he acquired his first four badges.

Ruby and Sapphire

Speed Room:

Trainer Pokémon Level
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Cooltrainer
Randall
301.png Delcatty 27
Gain: Poké Dollar.png1296

(X Speed)

Accuracy Room:

Trainer Pokémon Level
Cooltrainer(F)RSEsprite.png
Cooltrainer
Mary
301.png Delcatty 27
Gain: Poké Dollar.png1296

(X Accuracy)

Zero Reduction Room:

Trainer Pokémon Level
Cooltrainer(M)RSEsprite.png
Cooltrainer
Parker
264.png Linoone 27
Gain: Poké Dollar.png1296

(Guard Spec.)

Defense Room:

Trainer Pokémon Level
Cooltrainer(F)RSEsprite.png
Cooltrainer
Lori
264.png Linoone 27
Gain: Poké Dollar.png1296

(X Defense)

Recovery Room:

Trainer Pokémon Level
Cooltrainer(M)RSEsprite.png
Cooltrainer
Parker
264.png Linoone 27
Gain: Poké Dollar.png1296

(Super Potion)

Strength Room:

Trainer Pokémon Level
Cooltrainer(F)RSEsprite.png
Cooltrainer
Jodi
335.png Zangoose 27
Gain: Poké Dollar.png1296

(X Attack)

1-Hit KO Room:

Trainer Pokémon Level
Cooltrainer(M)RSEsprite.png
Cooltrainer
Berke
335.png Zangoose 27
Gain: Poké Dollar.png1296

(Dire Hit)

Gym Leader Norman:

RS 289 front.png
Slaking
 Type Normal.gif 
RS 288 front.png
Vigoroth
 Type Normal.gif 
RS 289 front.png
Slaking
 Type Normal.gif 
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 Type .gif 
[[File:{{{P5}}}_BW.gif|link={{{P5}}}]]
[[]]
 Type .gif 
[[File:{{{P6}}}_BW.gif|link={{{P6}}}]]
[[]]
 Type .gif 
Lv. 28 Lv. 30 Lv. 31 Lv. ? - Lv. ? - Lv. ? -
Ability: Truant Ability: Vital Spirit Ability: Truant Ability: Unknown Ability: Unknown Ability: Unknown
Item: None Item: None Item: None Item: ? Item: ? Item: ?
Yawn Facade Focus Punch - - -
Faint Attack Fury Swipes Slack Off - - -
Slack Off Faint Attack Yawn - - -
Facade Slash Facade - - -



Emerald

Speed Room:

Trainer Pokémon Level
Cooltrainer(M)RSEsprite.png
Cooltrainer
Randall
277.png Swellow 26
Gain: Poké Dollar.png1248

(X Speed)
Accuracy Room:

Trainer Pokémon Level
Cooltrainer(F)RSEsprite.png
Cooltrainer
Mary
301.png Delcatty 26
Gain: Poké Dollar.png1248

(X Accuracy)
Confusion Room:

Trainer Pokémon Level
Cooltrainer(M)RSEsprite.png
Cooltrainer
Parker
327.png Spinda 26
Gain: Poké Dollar.png1248

(Teeter Dance)
Defense Room:

Trainer Pokémon Level
Cooltrainer(F)RSEsprite.png
Cooltrainer
Alexia
040.png Wigglytuff 26
Gain: Poké Dollar.png1248

(X Defense)

Recovery Room:

Trainer Pokémon Level
Cooltrainer(M)RSEsprite.png
Cooltrainer
George
287.png Slakoth 26
Gain: Poké Dollar.png1248

(Sitrus Berry)
Strength Room:

Trainer Pokémon Level
Cooltrainer(F)RSEsprite.png
Cooltrainer
Jody
335.png Zangoose 26
Gain: Poké Dollar.png1248

(X Attack)
1-Hit KO Room:

Trainer Pokémon Level
Cooltrainer(M)RSEsprite.png
Cooltrainer
Berke
288.png Vigoroth 26
Gain: Poké Dollar.png1248

(Dire Hit)

Gym Leader Norman: Gym Battle:

E 327 front.gif
Spinda
 Type Normal.gif 
E 288 front.gif
Vigoroth
 Type Normal.gif 
E 264 front.gif
Linoone
 Type Normal.gif 
E 289 front.gif
Slaking
 Type Normal.gif 
[[File:{{{P5}}}_BW.gif|link={{{P5}}}]]
[[]]
 Type .gif 
[[File:{{{P6}}}_BW.gif|link={{{P6}}}]]
[[]]
 Type .gif 
Lv. 27 Lv. 27 Lv. 29 Lv. 31 Lv. ? - Lv. ? -
Ability: Own Tempo Ability: Vital Spirit Ability: Pickup Ability: Truant Ability: Unknown Ability: Unknown
Item: None Item: None Item: None Item: Sitrus Berry Item: ? Item: ?
Facade Slash Headbutt Yawn - -
Psybeam Facade Slash Faint Attack - -
Encore Faint Attack Facade Counter - -
Teeter Dance Encore Belly Drum Facade - -



First Rematch
E 113 front.gif
Chansey
 Type Normal.gif 
E 289 front.gif
Slaking
 Type Normal.gif 
E 327 front.gif
Spinda
 Type Normal.gif 
E 289 front.gif
Slaking
 Type Normal.gif 
[[File:{{{P5}}}_BW.gif|link={{{P5}}}]]
[[]]
 Type .gif 
[[File:{{{P6}}}_BW.gif|link={{{P6}}}]]
[[]]
 Type .gif 
Lv. 42 Lv. 42 Lv. 43 Lv. 45 Lv. ? - Lv. ? -
Ability: Natural Cure Ability: Truant Ability: Own Tempo Ability: Truant Ability: Unknown Ability: Unknown
Item: None Item: Sitrus Berry Item: None Item: Sitrus Berry Item: ? Item: ?
Sing Shadow Ball Skill Swap Double-Edge - -
Skill Swap Blizzard Hypnosis Flamethrower - -
Light Screen Fire Blast Teeter Dance Thunderbolt - -
Focus Punch Double-Edge Facade Hyper Beam - -



Second Rematch
E 113 front.gif
Chansey
 Type Normal.gif 
E 289 front.gif
Slaking
 Type Normal.gif 
E 115 front.gif
Kangaskhan
 Type Normal.gif 
E 327 front.gif
Spinda
 Type Normal.gif 
E 289 front.gif
Slaking
 Type Normal.gif 
[[File:{{{P6}}}_BW.gif|link={{{P6}}}]]
[[]]
 Type .gif 
Lv. 47 Lv. 47 Lv. 45 Lv. 48 Lv. 50 Lv. ? -
Ability: Natural Cure Ability: Truant Ability: Early Bird Ability: Own Tempo Ability: Truant Ability: Unknown
Item: ? Item: Sitrus Berry Item: None Item: None Item: Sitrus Berry Item: ?
Sing Shadow Ball Fake Out Skill Swap Double-Edge -
Skill Swap Blizzard Reversal Hypnosis Flamethrower -
Light Screen Fire Blast Endure Teeter Dance Thunderbolt -
Focus Punch Double-Edge Dizzy Punch Facade Hyper Beam -



Third Rematch
E 242 front.gif
Blissey
 Type Normal.gif 
E 289 front.gif
Slaking
 Type Normal.gif 
E 115 front.gif
Kangaskhan
 Type Normal.gif 
E 327 front.gif
Spinda
 Type Normal.gif 
E 289 front.gif
Slaking
 Type Normal.gif 
[[File:{{{P6}}}_BW.gif|link={{{P6}}}]]
[[]]
 Type .gif 
Lv. 52 Lv. 52 Lv. 50 Lv. 53 Lv. 55 Lv. ? -
Ability: Natural Cure Ability: Truant Ability: Early Bird Ability: Own Tempo Ability: Truant Ability: Unknown
Item: None Item: None Item: None Item: None Item: Sitrus Berry Item: ?
Sing Shadow Ball Fake Out Skill Swap Double-Edge -
Skill Swap Blizzard Reversal Hypnosis Flamethrower -
Light Screen Fire Blast Endure Teeter Dance Thunderbolt -
Focus Punch Double-Edge Dizzy Punch Facade Hyper Beam -


Fourth Rematch and Beyond
E 242 front.gif
Blissey
 Type Normal.gif 
E 289 front.gif
Slaking
 Type Normal.gif 
E 115 front.gif
Kangaskhan
 Type Normal.gif 
E 128 front.gif
Tauros
 Type Normal.gif 
E 327 front.gif
Spinda
 Type Normal.gif 
E 289 front.gif
Slaking
 Type Normal.gif 
Lv. 57 Lv. 57 Lv. 55 Lv. 57 Lv. 58 Lv. 60
Ability: Natural Cure Ability: Truant Ability: Early Bird Ability: Intimidate Ability: Own Tempo Ability: Truant
Item: None Item: None Item: None Item: None Item: None Item: Sitrus Berry
Sing Shadow Ball Fake Out Take Down Skill Swap Shadow Ball
Skill Swap Blizzard Reversal Earthquake Hypnosis Flamethrower
Protect Fire Blast Endure Protect Teeter Dance Thunderbolt
Focus Punch Double-Edge Dizzy Punch Fire Blast Facade Hyper Beam



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