So now I was working for professor Birch, which meant I would travel far and wide searching for new pokémon. I needed to plan my next move.
Back home, my mom had a map of the region on the wall , so I thought it best to study it and figure out where I would go next.
North of Littleroot was Oldale, where I had been before. Further North was route 103, which was blocked by water, but if I managed to get by that footprint weirdo I could go West towards Petalburg.
Apparently, Petalburg was home to a pokégym, and that meant it was a mandatory stop for me. That also meant I had to increase my roster and train them accordingly.
Firstly I needed to go back to Oldale and buy as many pokéballs as I could.