Marvelous Bridge

Marvelous Bridge ワンダーブリッジ
Wonder Bridge
"Wild Missingno. appeared!"
Marvelous Bridge BW.png
Map description: The most advanced bridge in Unova, designed to soften any impact.
Location: Between Route 15 and Route 16
Region: Unova
Generations: V
Unova Marvelous Bridge Map.png
Location of Marvelous Bridge in Unova.
Pokémon world locations

Marvelous Bridge (Japanese: ワンダーブリッジ Wonder Bridge) is a through arch bridge that connects Route 15 in eastern Unova to Route 16 in central Unova. The bridge is unique because it does not actually physically connect the two Routes. At each end of the bridge, there is an elevator which travels through cliff side down to a gate which leads to the route.

The bridge is inaccessible until after the player defeats GhetsisBW or enters the Hall of FameB2W2. In Black and White, two Workers block the gate leading to the bridge from Route 16, while in Pokémon Black 2 and White 2, the elevator connecting the Route 16 gate to the bridge is broken.

In Pokémon Black 2 and White 2, if the player has given a man in an orange shirt a Fresh Water at Skyarrow Bridge, Driftveil Drawbridge, Tubeline Bridge, and Village Bridge, then they will meet up with the same man here. Should the player give him another Fresh Water, then he will become rehydrated and dash to the Marine Tube. If the player brings a Lunar Wing to the center of the bridge, a Cresselia will appear.

Marvelous Bridge
Truly marvelous! And also a bridge!


Upon crossing the bridge for the first time in Black and White, the player will encounter the Shadow Triad, who will give the player the Adamant, Lustrous, and Griseous Orbs, sent to the player by Ghetsis for an unknown reason.

During certain occasions, the ghost of a deceased young girl will be standing on the bridge, and will disappear if the player walks towards her. An old lady in the gate to the east of the bridge will explain that the young girl used to play around the area with an Abra before the bridge was built. In the sequels, the girl will also appear in the Strange House, where she will refer to Abra and the bridge before telling the player to return the Lunar Wing there, which will trigger a battle with Cresselia.

Marvelous Bridge is home to Unova's Magikarp salesman, who, like in previous games, offers to sell the player a Magikarp for  500. However, unlike previous games, Magikarp and Gyarados are not native to Unova. Additionally, this Magikarp is guaranteed to have a perfect Speed IV.

Marvelous Bridge can be seen from the deck of the Royal Unova. The ship travels up the river from Castelia City before turning around at the Marvelous Bridge.

Patrat show

In Black and White, if the player has gone to Village Bridge and spoken to the woman with four Patrat, the woman and her troop will then appear on Marvelous Bridge and perform a cup-and-ball mini-game with her Patrat. Each Patrat has a distinctive characteristic: one has the biggest belly, the other the trendiest eyebrows, another the cutest dimples and the last has the biggest smile (of course, their sprites are all the same). The objective of the game is to guess which Patrat is holding a Big Mushroom. If the player wins, the Big Mushroom is the prize. If the player loses, they may try again until the correct guess is made. The player may only play until winning once per day. A winning strategy is to just look at the order of their final jumps.

In Black 2 and White 2, the Patrat show is not found, but a spiritual successor can be found in the Striaton Restaurant, which is conducted with three Pansear, Panpour, or Pansage.


Item Location Games
  Fresh Water From a Roughneck in the western Bridge Gate  B2  W2 
  Adamant Orb From the Shadow Triad during the first crossing  B  W 
  Lustrous Orb From the Shadow Triad during the first crossing  B  W 
  Griseous Orb From the Shadow Triad during the first crossing  B  W 
  Big Mushroom Reward for winning the Patrat shuffle game (daily)  B  W 


Item Location Games
  Health Wing Flying Pokémon's shadow  B  W  B2  W2 
  Muscle Wing Flying Pokémon's shadow  B  W  B2  W2 
  Resist Wing Flying Pokémon's shadow  B  W  B2  W2 
  Genius Wing Flying Pokémon's shadow  B  W  B2  W2 
  Clever Wing Flying Pokémon's shadow  B  W  B2  W2 
  Swift Wing Flying Pokémon's shadow  B  W  B2  W2 
  Pretty Wing Flying Pokémon's shadow  B  W  B2  W2 


Pokémon Black and White

Pokémon Games Location Levels Rate
  Flying Pokémon's shadow
47-50 100%
Gift Pokémon
5 Purchase for  500
A colored background means that the Pokémon can be found in this location in the specified game. A white background with a colored letter means that the Pokémon cannot be found here.

Pokémon Black 2 and White 2

Pokémon Games Location Levels Rate
B2 W2
  Flying Pokémon's shadow
54-57 100%
Gift Pokémon
B2 W2
5 Purchase for  500
Special Pokémon
B2 W2
  Only one
68 One
A colored background means that the Pokémon can be found in this location in the specified game. A white background with a colored letter means that the Pokémon cannot be found here.


Pokémon Black and White

Once per day, Ace Trainer Glinda will battle the player in the eastern Bridge Gate. She can be battled again the same day if the player defeats Ace Trainer EileenB or Ace Trainer LouW at Opelucid City's Battle House.

Upon defeating the Trainer on the ground floor of the Battle House, Glinda will be ready for a rematch until she is defeated, unless the Trainer on the ground floor of the Battle House had already been defeated that day. This allows Glinda to be battled up to twice in one day by defeating the Trainer on the ground floor of the Battle House, battling Glinda on another day then defeating the Trainer on the ground floor of the Battle House then battling Glinda again on the same day.

Trainer Pokémon
Ace Trainer Glinda
ナオ Nao
Reward:  3900
Triple BattleB/Rotation BattleW
  Beheeyem Lv.65
No item
  Klinklang Lv.65
No item
  Alomomola Lv.65
No item

In spin-off games

Pokémon Masters EX

Artwork depicting Marvelous Bridge is seen in the Shadow Triad's mindscape.

The Shadow Triad

In the manga

Marvelous Bridge in Pokémon Adventures

Pokémon Adventures

Black & White chapter

Marvelous Bridge was mentioned in A Week to Go and Old Wounds, where Shoko told Black about her Patrat Show, and mentioned how she usually performs on the Marvelous Bridge.

In the TCG

This listing is of cards mentioning or featuring the Marvelous Bridge in the Pokémon Trading Card Game.

Related cards
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 #
Conkeldurr   Plasma Storm   81/135 Cold Flare   036/059


In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 奇幻橋 Kèihwaahn Kìuh
Mandarin 奇幻橋 / 奇幻桥} Qíhuàn Qiáo
  French Pont de l'Inconnu
  German Wunderbrücke
  Italian Ponte Meraviglie
  Korean 원더 브리지 Wonder Bridge
  Brazilian Portuguese Ponte Marvelous
  Spanish Puente Progreso
  Vietnamese Cầu Kì Quan

Game locations of Legendary and Mythical Pokémon
Kanto Seafoam IslandsPower PlantVictory RoadCerulean Cave
Route 10Route 25Pewter CityRoaming Pokémon
Sevii Islands Mt. EmberNavel RockBirth Island
Johto Ilex ForestBell TowerWhirl IslandsMt. Silver
Burned TowerEmbedded TowerRoaming Pokémon
Hoenn Desert RuinsIsland CaveAncient TombCave of OriginMarine Cave
Terra CaveSky PillarSouthern IslandSea MauvilleScorched Slab
Pathless PlainNameless CavernFabled CaveGnarled Den
Trackless ForestCrescent IsleSkyRoaming Pokémon
Sinnoh Acuity CavernValor CavernSpear PillarTurnback Cave
Rock Peak RuinsIceberg RuinsIron RuinsSnowpoint Temple
Stark MountainNewmoon IslandFlower ParadiseHall of Origin
Ramanas ParkFloaroma TownRoaming Pokémon
Unova Guidance ChamberTrial ChamberRumination FieldN's CastleAbundant Shrine
Giant ChasmDragonspiral TowerLiberty GardenRoute 11Route 13Route 22
Route 23Celestial TowerNacrene CityUnderground RuinsTwist Mountain
DreamyardMarvelous BridgeReversal MountainRoaming Pokémon
Kalos Sea Spirit's DenTeam Flare Secret HQTerminus Cave
Unknown DungeonRoaming Pokémon
Alola Route 16Altar of the SunneAltar of the MooneMount LanakilaMahalo Trail
Ruins of ConflictRuins of LifeRuins of AbundanceRuins of Hope
Aether ParadiseAncient Poni PathLake of the SunneLake of the Moone
Ten Carat HillResolution Cave
Galar Tower SummitBattle TowerMaster DojoCrown ShrineMax Lair
Rock Peak RuinsIceberg RuinsIron RuinsSplit-Decision RuinsGiant's Bed
Frigid SeaLakeside CaveBallimere LakeFreezingtonRoaming Pokémon
Hisui Seaside HollowTemple of SinnohAcuity CavernValor CavernVerity Cavern
Lava Dome SanctumMoonview ArenaSnowpoint TempleTurnback CaveBonechill Wastes
Cobalt CoastlandsRamanas IslandScarlet BogCoronet HighlandsFloaro Gardens
Paldea Grasswither ShrineIcerend ShrineGroundblight ShrineFirescourge Shrine
Poco PathArea Zero
Other Faraway IslandDistortion WorldSinjoh RuinsUltra Space Wilds

Nuvema TownAccumula TownStriaton CityNacrene CityCastelia CityNimbasa CityAnville Town
Driftveil CityMistralton CityIcirrus CityOpelucid CityPokémon LeagueLacunosa TownUndella Town
Black CityWhite ForestAspertia CityFloccesy TownVirbank CityLentimas TownHumilau City
Bridges and tunnels
Skyarrow BridgeDriftveil DrawbridgeTubeline BridgeVillage BridgeMarvelous BridgeMarine Tube
DreamyardWellspring CavePinwheel ForestLiberty GardenDesert ResortRelic CastleBattle SubwayLostlorn Forest
Cold StorageMistralton CaveChargestone CaveCelestial TowerTwist MountainDragonspiral TowerMoor of Icirrus
Challenger's CaveVictory Road (BWB2W2) • N's CastleRoyal UnovaGiant ChasmUndella BayAbyssal Ruins
Abundant ShrinePoké Transfer LabP2 LaboratoryEntralinkUnity TowerFloccesy RanchPledge GroveVirbank Complex
Pokéstar StudiosCastelia SewersJoin AvenueCave of BeingPokémon World TournamentReversal MountainPlasma Frigate
Clay TunnelUnderground RuinsStrange HouseRelic PassageSeaside CaveWhite TreehollowBlack Tower
Access to
Nature Preserve

  This article is part of Project Locations, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on every location in the Pokémon world.