All Gyms & Badges in Pokémon Crystal

All Johto gym badges in Pokémon Crystal

Johto Gyms List (Badges + Rewards)

The Johto Badges are the first set available in the game.

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All Gyms in Johto’s Pokémon League
# Location Leader Type Badge Rewards
1 Violet City

Violet City / Pokémon Crystal
Falkner

Falkner / Pokémon Crystal
Bird Zephyr Badge
  • Use HM05 Flash outside of battle.
  • Pokémon up to Lv. 20 obey commands.
  • 12.5% boost to Attack & Bird-type moves
  • TM31 Mud-Slap
2 Azalea Town

Azalea Town / Pokémon Crystal
Bugsy

Bugsy / Pokémon Crystal
Bug Hive Badge
  • Use HM01 Cut outside of battle.
  • Pokémon up to Lv. 30 obey commands.
  • 12.5% boost to Bug-type moves
  • TM49 Fury Cutter
3 Goldenrod City

Goldenrod City / Pokémon Crystal
Whitney

Whitney / Pokémon Crystal
Normal Plain Badge
  • Use HM04 Strength outside of battle.
  • Pokémon up to Lv. 40 obey commands.
  • 12.5% boost to Speed & Normal-type moves
  • TM45 Attract
4 Ecruteak City

Ecruteak City / Pokémon Crystal
Morty

Morty / Pokémon Crystal
Ghost Fog Badge
  • Use HM03 Surf outside of battle.
  • Pokémon up to Lv. 50 obey commands.
  • 12.5% boost to Ghost-type moves
  • TM30 Shadow Ball
5 Cianwood City

Cianwood City / Pokémon Crystal
Chuck

Chuck / Pokémon Crystal
Fighting Storm Badge
  • Use HM02 Fly outside of battle.
  • Pokémon up to Lv. 60 obey commands.
  • 12.5% boost to Fighting-type moves
  • TM01 DynamicPunch
6 Olivine City

Olivine City / Pokémon Crystal
Jasmine

Jasmine / Pokémon Crystal
Steel Mineral Badge
  • Pokémon up to Lv. 70 obey commands.
  • 12.5% boost to Defense & Steel-type moves
  • TM23 Iron Tail
7 Mahogany Town

Mahogany Town / Pokémon Crystal
Pryce

Pryce / Pokémon Crystal
Ice Glacier Badge
  • Use HM06 Whirlpool outside of battle.
  • 12.5% boost to Special stats & Ice-type moves
  • TM16 Icy Wind
8 Blackthorn City

Blackthorn City / Pokémon Crystal
Clair

Clair / Pokémon Crystal
Dragon Rising Badge
  • Use HM07 Waterfall outside of battle.
  • Pokémon up to Lv. 100 obey commands.
  • 12.5% boost to Dragon-type moves
  • TM24 DragonBreath

Kanto Gyms List (Badges + Rewards)

Once you’ve defeated the Elite Four and traveled to Kanto on the S.S. Aqua, you can start collecting the Kanto Badges immediately.

You can take on the Gym Leaders in Kanto in any order you want. The following order is based on each gym’s estimated difficulty.

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All Gyms in Kanto’s Pokémon League
# Location Leader Type Badge Rewards
1 Vermilion City

Vermilion City / Pokémon Crystal
Lt. Surge

Lt. Surge / Pokémon Crystal
Electric Thunder Badge
  • 12.5% boost to Electric-type moves
2 Saffron City

Saffron City / Pokémon Crystal
Sabrina

Sabrina / Pokémon Crystal
Psychic Marsh Badge
  • 12.5% boost to Psychic-type moves
3 Fuchsia City

Fuchsia City / Pokémon Crystal
Janine

Janine / Pokémon Crystal
Poison Soul Badge
  • 12.5% boost to Poison-type moves
  • TM06 Toxic
4 Celadon City

Celadon City / Pokémon Crystal
Erika

Erika / Pokémon Crystal
Grass Rainbow Badge
  • 12.5% boost to Grass-type moves
  • TM19 Giga Drain
5 Cerulean City

Cerulean City / Pokémon Crystal
Misty

Misty / Pokémon Crystal
Water Cascade Badge
  • 12.5% boost to Water-type moves
6 Pewter City

Pewter City / Pokémon Crystal
Brock

Brock / Pokémon Crystal
Rock Boulder Badge
  • 12.5% boost to Rock-type moves
7 Seafoam Islands

Seafoam Islands / Pokémon Crystal
Blaine

Blaine / Pokémon Crystal
Fire Volcano Badge
  • 12.5% boost to Fire-type moves
8 Viridian City

Viridian City / Pokémon Crystal
Blue

Blue / Pokémon Crystal
Varied Earth Badge
  • 12.5% boost to Dark-type moves

Gathering all eight Kanto badges will make Prof. Oak open the way to Mt. Silver, which is west of the Pokémon League Reception Gate.

Heading toward Mt. Silver from the Pokémon League Reception Gate / Pokémon Crystal
Heading toward Mt. Silver from the Pokémon League Reception Gate.

Red, the main character in the first generation Pokémon games, awaits in Mt. Silver.

He’s the strongest opponent by far. Consider farming some EXP and strengthening your team’s stats before facing him and his team of Lv.73-Lv.81 Pokémon.

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