Dark City

Dark City
ダークシティ Dark City
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Dark City
Region Kanto
Debut Showdown at Dark City

Dark City (Japanese: ダークシティ Dark City) is an anime-exclusive location in Kanto found in between the Safari Zone and Cinnabar Island.

The city does not have an official Pokémon Gym, but two rival Gyms seek the wealth and glory that comes with having an official Gym. When Ash and his friends visit the city in Showdown at Dark City, the city was shown to be in disrepair because of the constant warfare from the competing Gyms. The residents of this town detest and fear Pokémon Trainers.

The leaders' main Pokémon for the Yas Gym and Kaz Gym are Scyther and Electabuzz respectively. For this reason, their followers do not appear to join for personal connection with a type of Pokémon (unlike in most Gyms), and the actions of Yas and Kaz appear to intimidate Trainers into joining their Gym (lest they join the rival Gym).

After an agent for the Pokémon Inspection Agency determined that neither Gym was worthy of being an official Gym due to using Pokémon as gang tools, the two rivals agree to stop fighting and work together to reconstruct the town that they had destroyed with their vicious and cruel fighting.

Pokémon seen in Dark City

Kaz Electabuzz.png
Electabuzz
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Raticate
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Golem
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Kingler
Dark City Hitmonchan Rhydon.png
Rhydon
Yas Scyther.png
Scyther
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Mankey
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Machoke
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Hitmonchan
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Hitmonlee

In other languages

Language Title
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Temném městě
France Flag.png European French Sombreville
Israel Flag.png Hebrew בעיר האופל
Hungary Flag.png Hungarian Árnyékvárosban
Italy Flag.png Italian Tenebropoli
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Byen Dark
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Cidade Sombria
Romania Flag.png Romanian Orașul Întunecat
Russia Flag.png Russian Мрачного города
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Ciudad Obscura
Spain Flag.png Spain Ciudad Tenebrosa



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