Sunny Hillside
Entrance to Sunny Hillside









Set Level


Secret Room


Monster House


Level Range

3 to 15

Sunny Hillside, infrequently referred to as SH, is a beginner dungeon found North-West of Grassroot Town in Exbel. This dungeon, alongside Tiny Grotto, Seafoam CoveSour Root Cave, and Island Garden, introduces status conditions onto the players.

The Pokémon in this dungeon are mainly in the level range of 3-15. Several recruitable Pokémon are found in this dungeon.


Sunny Hillside has pinkish-orange wood walls with bright, green grass tiles with small orange flower blooms. Rooms are small with pathways often leading players to adjacent rooms. Special tiles such as water or lava are not found in this dungeon. The weather in this dungeon is often clear, otherwise it is sunny.


Pokémon in bold are recruitable. Please visit the Recruitable Pokémon page for more information.

Icon Pokémon Floor Recruit Rate
077 Ponyta 1-6 8.2%
084 Doduo 1-6 6.4%
016 Pidgey 1-6 7.2%


191 Sunkern 1-6 8.2%


325 Spoink 4-6 6.4%



Below is the complete list of items obtainable from Happiness Lake. Note that Sunkern may rarely drop TM Solarbeam, and that items in bold are hidden items.

Item Floor Rarity Visible
Poké 1-6 Common Yes
Apple 1-6 Common Yes
Ether 1-6 Common Yes
Oran Berry 1-6 Common Yes
Leppa Berry 1-6 Common Yes
Pecha Berry 1-6 Common Yes
Rawst Berry 1-6 Common Yes
Occa Berry 1-6 Uncommon Yes
Plain Seed 1-6 Common Yes
Blast Seed 1-6 Common Yes
Quick Seed 1-6 Common Yes
Warp Seed 1-6 Common Yes
Stick 1-6 Common Yes
Escape Orb 1-6 Uncommon Yes
Blowback Orb 1-6 Uncommon Yes
Foe-Seal Orb 1-6 Uncommon Yes
Warp Orb 1-6 Uncommon Yes
Sunny Orb 1-6 Uncommon Yes
Pounce Orb 1-6 Uncommon Yes
Plain Ribbon 4-6 Rare Yes
TM Attract 1-6 Rare Yes
TM Roar 1-6 Rare Yes
TM Solarbeam 4-6 Rare No

End Box

At the end of the dungeon, the center of the room contains two boxes and 20 Poké collectively from the top left and top right corner of the map. The box may contain any of the following items:

  • 25 Sticks
  • Big Apple
  • Oran Berry
  • Blast Seed
  • Tiny Reviver Seed
  • Miracle Seed
  • Honey
  • TM Incinerate
  • TM Telekinesis

Dungeon Objective

The goal of this dungeon is to ascend the floors and beat the dungeon for completion.

This dungeon is also the first dungeon accessible for players to recruit Ponyta, Doduo, Sunkern and Spoink.


  • Sunny Hillside is the first dungeon in order of difficulty to offer invisible items.
  • Using Honey in the end room will attract 4 Sunkern and 1 Sunflora. The Sunflora is at Level 35 and is not recruitable.
  • The location of this dungeon used to have the old Holiday Cave entrance.
  • The first HC in PMU7, the Thanksgiving HC, was held there.


PMU Holiday Cave

PMU Holiday Cave

An early guide that shows where HC was before becoming SH (Dec 2010)

PMU7 Sunny Hillside Playthrough!

PMU7 Sunny Hillside Playthrough!

Early Sunny Hillside Walkthrough