Like all the previous games, Pokémon Black & White features 8 Gyms that you need to go through 8 gyms within Unova. These gyms follow the same principles but tend to have a variety of new features.

Gym #1 - Striaton City Gym

Location: Striaton City
Gym Leader: Cilan, Chili, Cress
Specialty: Grass-type, Fire-type & Water-type
Reward: Trio Badge, TM83, Can use HM01 - Cut

Puzzle:
The puzzle within Striaton City tests your knowledge of the Pokémon type compatibility. You'll get given a type and you'll have to go and stand on the tile on the floor that represents the type that is super effective on the given type. Once you have answered each question correctly, you'll go through to the end of the gym and battle the gym leader. The Gym Leader you face in this gym is dependant solely on the starter you choose. If you choose Snivy, then you'll get the Gym Leader Chili. If you choose Tepig, then you'll face Cress and if you choose Oshawott, you'll face up against Cilan

Gym Leader Chili Lillipup Pansear
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 12Level 14

Vital Spirit

Gluttony
Attacks:
Bite
Work Up
Odor Sleuth
Helping Hand
Attacks:
Incinerate
Work Up
Lick
Fury Swipes
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Snivy Chosen
Gym Leader Cilan Lillipup Pansage
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 12Level 14

Vital Spirit

Gluttony
Attacks:
Bite
Work Up
Odor Sleuth
Helping Hand
Attacks:
Vine Whip
Work Up
Lick
Fury Swipes
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Oshawott Chosen
Gym Leader Cress Lillipup Panpour
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 12Level 14

Vital Spirit

Gluttony
Attacks:
Bite
Work Up
Odor Sleuth
Helping Hand
Attacks:
Water Gun
Work Up
Lick
Fury Swipes
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Tepig Chosen
Gym #2 - Nacrene City Gym

Location: Nacrene City
Gym Leader: Lenora
Specialty: Normal-type
Reward: Badge, TM67

Puzzle:
The puzzle within Nacrene City tests your general knowledge. You'll get given simple questions that are easy to answer such as; "What's is something that you eat, is warmed in a pan and is delicious?". Once you have answered each question correctly, you'll go through to the end of the gym and battle Lenora.

Gym Leader Lenora Herdier Watchog
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 18Level 20

Intimidate

Illuminate
Attacks:
Take Down
Bite
Retaliate
Leer
Attacks:
Leer
Crunch
Retaliate
Hypnosis
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Gym #3 - Castelia City Gym

Location: Castelia City
Gym Leader: Burgh
Specialty: Bug-type
Reward: Beetle Badge, TM76

Puzzle:
The puzzle within Castelia City is a simple bug-esque puzzle featuring honey. However, you can only get into the gym after you have followed Burgh to the Harbor of Castelia City to check and discuss Team Plasma and then fight them off. The puzzle here is to get through the honey goo to access switches to create a path.

Gym Leader Burgh Whirlipede Dwebble Leavanny
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 21Level 21Level 23

Poison Point

Sturdy

Swarm
Attacks:
Poison Tail
Struggle Bug
Pursuit
Screech
Attacks:
Smack Down
Struggle Bug
Faint Attack
Sand-attack
Attacks:
Razor Leaf
Struggle Bug
String Shot
Protect
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Gym #4 - Nimbasa City Gym

Location: Nimbasa City
Gym Leader: Elesa
Specialty: Electric-type
Reward: Bolt Badge, TM72

Puzzle:
The puzzle within Nimbasa City's gym is a rather unusual one and has you taking a ride on several roller coasters to get through to the end. You need to activate switches to change the path to the direction you require.

Gym Leader Elesa Emolga Emolga Zebstrika
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 25Level 25Level 27

Static

Static

Lightningrod
Attacks:
Pursuit
Quick Attack
Volt Switch
Aerial Ace
Attacks:
Pursuit
Quick Attack
Volt Switch
Aerial Ace
Attacks:
Quick Attack
Spark
Volt Switch
Flame Charge
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Gym #5 - Driftveil City Gym

Location: Driftveil City
Gym Leader: Clay
Specialty: Ground-type
Reward: Quake Badge, TM78

Puzzle:
After defeating Team Plasma in the Cold Storage, the Driftveil Gym is accessible. The puzzle here involves the raising and lowering of numerous lifts and crossing numerous narrow girders to get to the gym leader down the bottom. After defeating him, you wont receive the TM until you meet Clay outside Chargestone Cave

Gym Leader Clay Krokorok Palpitoad Excadrill
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 29Level 29Level 31

Intimidate

Swift Swim

Sand Rush
Attacks:
Crunch
Swagger
Bulldoze
Torment
Attacks:
Muddy Water
Aqua Ring
Bulldoze
Bubblebeam
Attacks:
Slash
Rock Slide
Bulldoze
Hone Claws
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Gym #6 - Mistralton City Gym

Location: Mistralton City
Gym Leader: Skyla
Specialty: Flying-type
Reward: Jet Badge, TM62

Puzzle:
After following her to the Celestial Tower in Route 7 and cheering her up, Skyla will return to the gym at the back of the runway in the city. This gym is rather linear inthat it has a set path to follow using cannons that shoot you around the gym.

Gym Leader Skyla Swoobat Unfezant Swanna
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 33Level 33Level 35

Unaware

Big Pecks

Keen Eye
Attacks:
Heart Stamp
Amnesia
Acrobatics
Assurance
Attacks:
Quick Attack
Air Slash
Leer
Razor Wind
Attacks:
Aqua Ring
Aerial Ace
Air Slash
Bubblebeam
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Gym #7 - Icirrus City Gym

Location: Icirrus City
Gym Leader: Brycen
Specialty: Ice-type
Reward: Icicle Badge, TM79

Puzzle:
Once you get to Icirrus City, the gym should be fully accessible. Like all previous Ice-type gyms, this one revolves around a puzzle where you need to traverse ice. However, unlike past ones, you'll find walls which make you spin and turn as well as jumps across gaps.

Gym Leader Brycen Vanillish CryogonalBeartic
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 37Level 37Level 39

Ice Body

Levitate

Snow Cloak
Attacks:
Mirror Shot
Acid Armor
Frost Breath
Astonish
Attacks:
Reflect
Aurora Beam
Frost Breath
Rapid Spin
Attacks:
Slash
Brine
Icicle Crash
Swagger
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Gym #8 - Opelucid City Gym

Location: Opelucid City
Gym Leader: Drayden (Black) Iris (White)
Specialty: Dragon-type
Reward: Legend Badge, TM82

Puzzle:
After listening to the Plasma speech in Opelucid City, you will be told about the legends by Drayden and Iris. After this, one will leave and go to the gym. This gym doesn't have a puzzle but is more of a very thin maze where you have to walk around the right path to get to the Gym Leader, having you the player fall land on switches to open new pathways.

Gym Leader Drayden Fraxure Druddigon Haxorus
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 41Level 41Level 43

Rivalry

Rough Skin

Mold Breaker
Attacks:
Dragon Dance
Dragon Rage
Dragon Tail
Assurance
Attacks:
Chip Away
Revenge
Dragon Tail
Night Slash
Attacks:
Dragon Dance
Slash
Dragon Tail
Assurance
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Black Only
Gym Leader Iris Fraxure Druddigon Haxorus
Battle Type
Single Battle
Items
Level 41Level 41Level 43

Rivalry

Sheer Force

Mold Breaker
Attacks:
Dragon Dance
Dragon Rage
Dragon Tail
Assurance
Attacks:
Chip Away
Revenge
Dragon Tail
Night Slash
Attacks:
Dragon Dance
Slash
Dragon Tail
Assurance
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
Hold Item:
No Item
White Only

 
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