I have fallen into water a few times now and I end up drowning as even when you are close to the shore, there is no way to climb out onto the steep ground and no way to perform any kind of jump to get out of the water. Surely there is a better way to do this? Is it possible to learn some advanced swimming somewhere in the game to overcome this and not end up having to die every time you fall into water outside of a shoreline?
I don’t want to spoil the game for you but you will be able to get past this further on in the game. Not through advanced swimming lessons though. If you have played previous games in the Pokemon series, you can probably guess how you can overcome swimming in deep water but if not, you will just have to progress. It will be explained to you once you progress further in the story how to handle these situations and you will be given the means to deal with falling into water and being able to get out more easily.