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ロータ Rota
A bird's eye view of Rota and Cameran Palace
Region Kanto
Debut Lucario and the Mystery of Mew

Rota (Japanese: ロータ Rota) is the setting of Lucario and the Mystery of Mew. It is a town located in northern Kanto, and was, in ancient times, an independent kingdom. The town has a medieval theme, resembling historically preserved medieval cities in Europe, although it may just be this way because of the annual "hero of the year" festival that is held during the movie. This festival requires everyone to wear royal clothing and includes a royal ball as well as a battle competition to see who will be the year's Aura Guardian.

Cameran Palace lies north of the town, over a lake, and is connected to the town by a long bridge. It's a great medieval-style castle where Queen Ilene lives, and where Queen Rin, Sir Aaron, and his Lucario lived in ancient times.

The Tree of Beginning can be found a short distance from Rota, along with the site of the biggest battle of the century.

Rota and the Tree of Beginning are located in a mountain range north of Pewter City and Mt. Moon.

In the TCG

This listing is of cards mentioning or featuring Rota or Pokémon that reside there in the Pokémon Trading Card Game.

Rota's Pokémon
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a silver background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Rarity # Japanese
Rarity #
Rota's Mew Psychic       Movie Commemoration VS Pack: Aura's Lucario   002/020
Rota's Bonsly Fighting       Movie Commemoration VS Pack: Aura's Lucario   005/020
Rota's Mime Jr. Psychic       PCG-P Promotional cards   086/PCG-P
Rota's Bonsly Fighting       PCG-P Promotional cards   087/PCG-P
Rota's Munchlax Colorless       PCG-P Promotional cards   088/PCG-P
Rota's Weavile Darkness       PCG-P Promotional cards   089/PCG-P
Rota's Mime Jr. Psychic       PCG-P Promotional cards   097/PCG-P
Tree of Beginning's Mew Psychic       10th Movie Commemoration Set    


In other languages

Language Name Origin
Chinese (Taiwan) 羅塔市 Luótǎ Shì 羅塔 is the transliteration of its Japanese name. 市 means city.

Regions in the Pokémon world
Core series KantoJohtoHoennSinnohUnovaKalos
Sevii Islands
Side series Orre
Anime Orange ArchipelagoDecolore Islands
Spin-off games TCG IslandsFioreAlmiaObliviaPokémon IslandMintale Town
Mystery Dungeon worldPokéParkRanseiFerrum
TCG Southern IslandsHolon
Sovereign states in
the Pokémon world
Pokémon nationRanger UnionGuyana
Lucario KingdomMirage KingdomRota

Anime-, Adventures-, and The Electric Tale of Pikachu-exclusive locations in Kanto
A.J.'s GymBill's LighthouseCameran PalaceCamomile IslandCamp PokéhearstCeladon UniversityCerise Island
Chrysanthemum IslandCommerce CityCremini TownCrimson CityDark CityEvolution MountainFennel ValleyFrodomar City
Gaiva DamGardenia TownGrampa CanyonGringey CityHidden VillageHollywoodHopHopHop TownHouse of ImiteKas GymLaramie Village
Leaf ForestMaiden's PeakMatcha CityMetallica IslandMossgreen VillageMt. HideawayMt. SpiritMulberry CityNeon TownNew Island
O-Hina TownOld Shore WharfPokélantisPokémon LandPokémon Lover's ClubPokémon Ninja SchoolPokémon TechPokémon Theme Park
PokémopolisPorta VistaPotpourri IslandRifure VillageRotaSable CitySafari LandSayda IslandScissor StreetSilver TownStone Town
SunnytownTeam Rocket AcademyTeam Rocket HQTerracotta TownTree of BeginningWisteria TownXanadu NurseryYas Gym
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