Bill's grandfather HGSS

Bill's grandfather in HeartGold and SoulSilver.

Bill's grandfather (Japanese: マサキのおじいさん Masaki's grandfather) is a Pokémon Researcher and Inventor who first appeared in Pokémon Red and Blue. He lives in Fuchsia City of the Kanto region.

While appearing earlier, he doesn't have a helpful role for the player until Pokémon Gold and Silver, its remakes Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, and Pokémon Crystal. In these versions, he housesits for Bill on Route 25. Here is where you'll be able to receive certain stones after showing him specific Pokémon.


The following means:

  • G = Pokémon Gold
  • S = Pokémon Silver
  • C = Pokémon Crystal
  • HG = Pokémon HeartGold
  • SS = Pokémon SoulSilver
Stone Method
Show him a Lickitung (G/S/C/SS) or a Jigglypuff (HG)
Bag Fire Stone Sprite
Fire Stone
Show him a Vulpix (S/SS) or a Growlithe (G/C/HG)
Bag Thunderstone Sprite
Thunder Stone
Show him a Pichu (G/S/C/HG/SS)
Bag Water Stone Sprite
Water Stone
Show him a Staryu (G/S/C/SS) or a Marill (HG)
Bag Leaf Stone Sprite
Leaf Stone
Show him an Oddish (G/S/C/HG/SS)