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Floaroma Town ソノオタウン
Sonoo Town
"Vivid & Scented"
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A town of flower lovers, Floaroma Town is always perfumed with the sweet scent of flowers.
A short, floral pathway opens up to a sprawling sea of flowers in bloom.
In the center of town is the flower shop called Pick a Peck of Colors.
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Fuego Ironworks
Floaroma Town
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Location of Floaroma Town in Sinnoh.
Floaroma Town in Diamond and Pearl

Floaroma Town (Japanese: ソノオタウン Sonoo Town) is a town in the Sinnoh region, known for its honey and vividly scented flowers that grow everywhere. It is the first area where Berries from non-player characters are available in Generation IV. Notable landmarks include the Pick a Peck of Colors Flower Shop in the middle of town, the Floaroma Meadow found to the north, and an anime-exclusive Contest Hall.

In Pokémon Platinum, Floaroma Town has wooden arches at its entrances, among other things.



Vivid & Scented (Japanese: あざやかに はなかおる まち The town that smells vividly of flowers.)

History and tradition

According to the townspeople, Floaroma Town was once a barren and desolate hill. People started planting flowers around it to cheer up the place, but nothing would grow. Then, someone expressed thanks for a blessing of nature, and the whole hill burst into bloom. It is theorized that Shaymin was the cause of the sudden burst of flowers, given it being the Gratitude Pokémon, and its ability to "instantly transform ruined land into a lush field of flowers," according to its Pokédex entry.

Places of interest

Pick a Peck of Colors Flower Shop

Main article: Pick a Peck of Colors Flower Shop

The Pick a Peck of Colors Flower Shop offers players the game's first Berries, equipment needed for raising Berries, and a number of Accessories in exchange for Berries.

Floaroma Meadow

Main article: Floaroma Meadow

The Floaroma Meadow is an area accessed through the flowers in the northeast section of Floaroma Town proper, but still part of the town according to the Town Map. The first time the player visits Floaroma Town, the entrance to the meadow is blocked by two Team Galactic grunts. After defeating one by the Valley Windworks, the player must return to defeat them and gain access to a Honey Tree, a man who sells honey, and the key to Valley Windworks.

A path in Floaroma Town leading to the meadow begins with a sign which reads:

Floaroma Meadow Ahead
Honey Available


Pokémon Diamond and Pearl

In Pokémon Diamond and Pearl, the population of Floaroma Town is 29, a rather high number for such a small town. Apparently this is caused by the alluring aroma of the typical flowers and honey of the town. The majority of the townspeople are female.

Pokémon Platinum

In Pokémon Platinum, the population of Floaroma Town is now 30.

Poké Mart


Item Location Games
TM Flying TM88 (Pluck) From a girl in the house to the left of the flower shop  D  P  Pt 
Gracidea Gracidea From a woman on the vertical dirt path, requires fateful encounter Shaymin in the party  Pt 
Oran Berry Oran Berry In the soft soil patch near flower shop  D  P  Pt 
Cheri Berry Cheri Berry In the soft soil patch near flower shop  D  P  Pt 

Pick a Peck of Colors Flower Shop

Item Location Games
Sprayduck Sprayduck From a woman inside the flower shop  D  P  Pt 

Random Berries

A girl in the Pick a Peck of Colors Flower Shop will give out a random Berry once per day.

Item Location Games
Cheri Berry Cheri Berry Received from a girl  D  P  Pt 
Chesto Berry Chesto Berry Received from a girl  D  P  Pt 
Pecha Berry Pecha Berry Received from a girl  D  P  Pt 
Rawst Berry Rawst Berry Received from a girl  D  P  Pt 
Aspear Berry Aspear Berry Received from a girl  D  P  Pt 


Pokémon Platinum

On certain days, the player can challenge a Trainer who appears in the Pokémon Center. Depending on the game progress, the Trainer will have teams with higher leveled Pokémon upon rematch.

Trainer Pokémon
Monday and Thursday
Poké Kid Ariel
Poké Kid Ariel
マナミ Manami
Reward: PokémonDollar.png152/248/344
172 Pichu Lv.19/31/43
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025 Pikachu Lv.19/31/43
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025 Pikachu Lv.19/31/43
No item
Poké Kid Ariel
Poké Kid Ariel
マナミ Manami
Reward: PokémonDollar.png392/440
172 Pichu Lv.49/55
No item
025 Pikachu Lv.49/55
No item
026 Raichu Lv.49/55
No item
Trainers with a Vs. Seeker by their names, when alerted for a rematch using the item, may use higher-level Pokémon.

In the anime

Floaroma Town in the anime

In the anime, Floaroma Town was first mentioned in Wild in the Streets!, where Marian announced that a Pokémon Contest was scheduled to take place there. Ash and his friends first arrived in Floaroma Town in Oh Do You Know The Poffin Plan!, where they attended a Poffin-cooking class given by Forsythia at the Pick a Peck of Colors Flower Shop. Brock was a natural at making good Poffins, whereas Dawn took a little time to get the perfect recipe for her Pokémon. Ash, however, was completely unsuccessful and failed to produce high-quality Poffins.

The Floaroma Ribbon

Like several towns in the Sinnoh region, Floaroma Town is home to a Contest Hall. In Getting the Pre-Contest Titters!, Dawn, Kenny, Jessilina, and many other Pokémon Coordinators entered the Floaroma Town Pokémon Contest hoping to add the coveted Floaroma Ribbon to their collection.

In the Performance Stage, Dawn used her Pachirisu, Kenny used his Alakazam, and Jessilina used her Seviper. By showing the style and skill of their Pokémon in an appealing manner, the three of them were able to impress the panel of judges enough to advance to the Battle Stage, which took place in Settling a Not-So-Old Score!. In the end, Dawn emerged victorious, obtaining her first Contest Ribbon.

The town appeared again in Unlocking the Red Chain of Events!, where Forsythia was seen watering flowers together with her Roserade and Lotad. Ash and his friends stopped by Floaroma Town on their way to Sunyshore City for Ash's next Gym battle. They were shown inside the Pokémon Center, watching television as Marian announced that the next Pokémon Contest was slated to be held in Daybreak Town and would follow the Double Performance format.

Legend says Floaroma Town was once barren and without any kind of vegetation. One day, a beautiful woman went atop the hill and expressed gratitude, which resulted in flowers growing exponentially. In the present day, the town is covered in flowers. The abundance of greenery is a part of the town's architectural style; the streets feature many flower beds and both the Pokémon Center and the Contest Hall are decorated with flowers.


Pick a Peck of Colors
Flower Shop
Contest Hall Pokémon Center
Exterior Interior
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In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Diamond, Pearl and Platinum all go to Floaroma Town in Honey For Combee. When Diamond accidentally knocks down a girl's tree, a swarm of Combee attack the trio.

In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga

Hareta and Mitsumi arrive in Floaroma Town in The Mystery Boy, Jun!!. Hareta meets his rival and friend, Jun, there. This is where Hareta catches Shinx after Jun tells him that he needs more Pokémon.


  • In the 2009 Pokémon annual, Floaroma Town is incorrectly spelled as "Floarama".
  • In Oh, Do You Know The Poffin Plan?, a story was told about a woman who made all of the flowers, probably because they would otherwise need to show Shaymin, which was not revealed at that time. The NPCs in-game simply say it was a Pokémon.
  • There is a tiny section of Floaroma Town that sits between the northern entrance to the Floaroma Meadow and the river by Fuego Ironworks. There is no grass or items to be found though.

Name origin

Language Name Origin
Japanese ソノオタウン Sonoo Town From 園生 sonou (garden).
English Floaroma Town From flora and aroma.
French Floraville From Latin flora, and ville, village.
German Flori From Flora.
Italian Giardinfiorito From giardino, garden, and fiorito, flowering.
Spanish Pueblo Aromaflor From aroma, fragrance, and flor, flower.
Korean 꽃향기마을 Ggothyanggi Maeul 꽃향기 (ggothyanggi) means "flower fragrance".
Chinese (Mandarin) 苑之鎮 Yuànzhī Zhèn From 苑 sono. 苑 (yuàn) refers to an enclosed ground for growing trees and keeping animals.
Chinese (Cantonese) 苑之鎮 Yunji Jan Same as Mandarin name.
Polish Floaroma Same as English name
Russian Флоарома Таун Floaroma Taun Transcription of English name
Vietnamese Thị trấn Sonoo Transliteration of Japanese name

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