Goldenrod City

Goldenrod City コガネシティ
Kogane City
"A Happening Big City"
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A developing city where people and Pokémon come and go as they like.
Goldenrod City Gym - Johto Gym #3
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Route 35
 
Goldenrod City
 
Route 34
 
Location
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Location of Goldenrod City in Johto.
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Gen II
Goldenrod City in Gold and Silver
Goldenrod City in Japanese Crystal

Goldenrod City (Japanese: コガネシティ Kogane City) is a sprawling metropolis located in western Johto. It is the largest city in the region, and one of the largest cities in the Pokémon world. Goldenrod is the center of the region's economy and telecommunications. Major attractions for Trainers include the Goldenrod Radio Tower, the city's Department Store, Game Corner, Name Rater, Magnet Train, Global Terminal,HGSS and Gym.

Pokémon Trainers often come to Goldenrod City in order to win the Plain Badge from Whitney, the Goldenrod Gym Leader, who specializes in Normal-type Pokémon.

The National Park, along with the Pokéathlon Dome, is located north of Goldenrod off Route 35 while the Pokémon Day Care is just south of the city on Route 34.

Slogan

Generation II

The Festive City of Opulent Charm (Japanese: ごうか けんらん きんぴか にぎやか はなやかな まち The bustling, brilliant city of luxurious splendor.)

Generation IV

A Happening Big City (Japanese: にぎわいの おおがた とし A bustling big city.)

Places of interest

Pokémon Center

In Western versions of Crystal, a woman in the Pokémon Center gives the player Revives in exchange for copies of Eon Mail, itself only obtainable via Mystery Gift.

She is not featured in the Japanese version, Gold and Silver, or HeartGold and SoulSilver.

Bike Shop

Main article: Miracle Cycle

The lone bicycle shop in Johto is located in an isolated neighborhood in east Goldenrod, where business doesn't seem to be doing very well. In Gold, Silver, and Crystal, the owner of the shop has moved his business from Cerulean City to Goldenrod, whereas in HeartGold and SoulSilver, the Goldenrod Bike Shop is merely a new branch of the Bike Shop located in Cerulean City.

The player obtains their Bicycle from this shop for free. The owner of the store first simply loans the player the Bicycle, but after his number of customers drastically increases, he calls the player on the Pokégear to let the player know that they can keep it.

Goldenrod Department Store

Main article: Goldenrod Department Store

The Goldenrod Department Store, located in the city center, claims to have a full selection of Pokémon Goods for Trainers. Though the store does not carry more advanced items such as Hyper PotionsGSC, Ultra BallsGSC, or Full Restores, it does back up its claim by boasting the widest selection of specialty items in Johto. It is one of the largest buildings in Goldenrod City, making it easy to find.

The lowest level of the store connects to the Goldenrod Tunnel, which encompasses most of western Goldenrod. A team of workers and a Machoke are moving boxes around. People get told off by the worker for going down and distracting them. This is one of the endpoints of the Goldenrod Tunnel. In Generation II, every time the player enters the area, the boxes will be moved in various places, allowing access to items that are on the ground in blocked rooms. In HeartGold and SoulSilver, the boxes are instead moved when the player interacts with workers in the area.

Goldenrod Game Corner

Main article: Goldenrod Game Corner

Johto's installment of the Game Corner is located in Goldenrod across the main north-south road from the department store. The parlor features slot machines among other varieties of games. In Pokémon Crystal, the Move Tutor can be found standing outside the building on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

There are two games to play: the slot machines and Card flip. One to three coins can be put in the slot machine each play. One Coin will only count the center row across, two Coins will count all three rows across, and three Coins will count all three rows across as well as both diagonals. The reels stop spinning when the A button is pressed. The card flip minigame is exclusive to Generation II. The player can pick either a card or a group of cards, making it much like roulette. The deck has 24 cards, each one with a number between 1 and 6 and a picture of one of four Pokémon (Pikachu, Jigglypuff, Oddish, or Poliwag). Bets can be placed by a single card, by a single column, by a single row, by a pair of columns, or by a pair of rows. In non-Japanese versions of HeartGold and SoulSilver, these games are replaced by the Voltorb Flip minigame.

Johto Name Rater

Main article: Name Rater

The Johto Name Rater is located in a house near the gate separating Goldenrod from Route 35. Here, Trainers can have the nicknames of their Pokémon rated and, if the Pokémon's ID number matches the Trainer's ID number, the nickname can be changed.

If the Pokémon was caught by the player that currently owns it, he'll say that the name could be better and offer the player the option of changing it.

If the Pokémon he's judging was obtained via a trade, he will say that the name is perfect and refuse to change it. However, if both players have identical Trainer IDs and secret IDsHGSS, he will allow name changes.

Name Rater
Get Your Pokémon Nicknames Rated

Radio Tower

Main article: Goldenrod Radio Tower

The Goldenrod Radio Tower, located at the west end of the main east-west path through the city, is the source of all Pokégear broadcasts in Johto. An antenna on top of the tower transmits three radio programs daily, with a fourth program being aired between 6 P.M. and 12 A.M. every night. The building has three studios spread over five floors. The Radio Tower broadcasts numerous programs daily, the most prominent of such being Professor Oak's Pokémon Talk and Buena's Password, a new radio show that debuted in Pokémon Crystal and that returns in HeartGold and SoulSilver.

In Gold and Silver, the station has two studios, located on the fourth and fifth floors. A third studio is added in Pokémon Crystal on the second floor. In every version, the tower has a welcome center, as well as a computer linked to Bill's PC and the Trainer's personal computer, on the first floor and a small café on the second floor. The technical operations of the tower are handled by way of a network of computers on the third and fourth floors. The manager of the tower has an office on the fifth floor.

For a short time in Generation II and its Generation IV remakes, the tower falls into the clutches of Team Rocket, during which time none of the normal broadcasts are aired. Following the player's collection of seven Gym Badges, it is necessary to purge the Radio Tower of Team Rocket in order to continue the storyline as a man selling RageCandyBars in Mahogany Town will prevent access to Route 44, the eastern path out of Mahogany, until the Radio Tower has been returned to normal. In addition, the Blackthorn Gym won't be open for challengers until the incident has been solved.

Magnet Train station

Main article: Magnet Train
 
The Magnet Train as seen in HeartGold and SoulSilver

Saffron City and Goldenrod City are linked by a railway used by the Magnet Train, a high-speed train that runs regularly between the two cities. The train follows no set schedule, making the Magnet Train an ideal way to travel between Kanto and Johto.

To board the train, a potential rider must have a Pass. The Copycat of Saffron City has one (given to her as compensation for the fact that the station in Saffron is built where her house used to be), and is willing to give it up as a reward for returning her the Poké Doll that Red gave to her three years before.

Initially, the train is out of service as a minion of Team Rocket has stolen the Machine Part from the Kanto Power Plant. After defeating him in Cerulean City, the player can retrieve the part from the Cerulean Gym and return it to the Power Plant. With the part back in place, the train will have the necessary power to run.

Johto-Kanto Magnet Train Line
Goldenrod City Station

Goldenrod Tunnel

Main article: Goldenrod Tunnel

An underground path, the Goldenrod Tunnel, runs from the southwestern side of the city to the northwestern area, with a branch leading to the basement of the Department Store. A pair of groomers in the tunnel will groom Pokémon, increasing the friendship of the groomed Pokémon, for a small fee.

This path contains a barber shop, Herb Shop, and a shop selling valuable items—which are to be simply resold for profit. Shops are only open on certain days of the week, and in some cases, at certain times. The path is also notorious for having litter carelessly left there by Trainers. Additionally, there is an entrance to the basement of the Department Store, which is initially occupied by Team Rocket.

Flower shop

A flower shop is located in the northeast area of the city, where the player can obtain the SquirtBottle, the Key Item needed to get past the Sudowoodo who blocks the player's path on Route 36; however, the SquirtBottle can only be obtained after defeating Whitney.

In HeartGold and SoulSilver, the Gracidea can be obtained here with a fateful encounter Shaymin as the walking Pokémon. Also only in HeartGold and SoulSilver, after Sudowoodo has been cleared from Route 36, Mulch can also be bought here.

Goldenrod Flower Shop
A Small Shop Providing
Lots of Beauty

Mulch
  Growth Mulch
 200
  Damp Mulch
 200
  Stable Mulch
 200
  Gooey Mulch
 200


Friendship checker

A woman in a house near the Bike Shop is able to determine the friendship of the first Pokémon in the player's party.

Bill's house

Goldenrod City is the hometown of Bill, the inventor of both Kanto's and Johto's Pokémon Storage System. After meeting Bill in Ecruteak City, the player can meet him again in this house and receive an Eevee. It is also the home of the rest of his family, who lives in a small house near the southern entrance of Goldenrod Tunnel. However, some of his family also lives in Fuchsia City, and in Generation II and Generation IV, his grandfather watches over his Sea Cottage on Route 25.

Pokémon Communication Center

Main article: Pokémon Communication Center
 
Goldenrod City in the Japanese Crystal. Notice the PokéCom Center replacing the regular Pokémon Center.

In the Japanese version of Crystal, the Pokémon Center was expanded into a much larger building, called the Pokémon Communication Center, and shortened to PokéCom Center. It took use of the Mobile System GB via the Mobile Game Boy Adapter, which required connecting to a mobile phone.

The Pokémon Communication Center housed the facilities for the aforementioned systems, such as the Pokémon News Machine, which compiles news from the save files of players across Japan. Reading the news would sent out a player's own save file data, allowing others to read about the player's adventure.

It is most famous for being related to the GS Ball event that allowed players to encounter and catch Celebi. The GS Ball would be delivered to the player by a nurse in the Pokémon Communication Center, which could then be taken to Kurt in Azalea Town to investigate. The day afterwards, the player could retrieve the GS Ball from Kurt and take it to the shrine in Ilex Forest to summon a battle with a level 30 Celebi.

The building and its associated features were removed from international releases of Crystal, which also caused the restoration of the regular Pokémon Center from Gold and Silver. However, they are still available in the programming of the international releases and most of the scripts are fully translated in the English versions.

The sign outside in the English versions, either by restoring the Pokémon Communication Center in the map via hacking or by analyzing the game's dialog scripts in the programming, reads:

For Mobile Tips!
POKéCOM CENTER

Global Terminal

 
The Global Terminal
Main article: Global Terminal

The Global Terminal is the worldwide network over which players can interact in different ways via Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, only seen in HeartGold and SoulSilver. In order to access the terminal, players must have the first Badge of Johto. The first Pokémon in the player's party is returned to its Poké Ball before entering the building.

The Global Trade Station lets a player send and receive Pokémon on the worldwide network. If the player talks with the woman at the counter, she will direct them into a room in which they can either trade for a Pokémon put there by another player, or put their own Pokémon up for trade.

Players can go to the second floor by using the green warp panels. There are two points of interest on this floor: Box Data, which is located on the western side and the northern set of green machines; and Dress-Up Data, which is located just below the Box Data in the southeastern corner. Players can go here by using the pink warp panels. There is only one point of interest on this floor: the Battle Video Gallery located on the western side and the set of the pink machines.

The Global Terminal
An Amazing and Completely
Global Terminal!

Goldenrod Gym

Main article: Goldenrod Gym
 
Goldenrod Gym in HeartGold and SoulSilver

The Goldenrod Gym is the official Gym of Goldenrod City. It is based on Normal-type Pokémon. The Gym Leader is Whitney. Trainers who defeat her receive the Plain Badge. In Generation II, the Goldenrod Gym is a maze of flowers and ornaments. The player must navigate their way around the Gym floor by going around the wall of pretty flowers first, then enter the middle section. The Trainers in the Gym are hard to avoid, and most of them must be battled in order to challenge Whitney, who is located in the middle of the Gym.

In HeartGold and SoulSilver, many aesthetic changes have been made to the Goldenrod Gym. The overall layout of the Gym remains the same; however, the outer part of the Gym has been raised to create a platform above the rest of the Gym. To reach Whitney, the player must navigate their way around the raised platform, battle Trainers, and go though an arch below one of the platforms.

When Leader Whitney is defeated, she throws a temper tantrum and cries. Then, the player must talk to her. After drying her eyes and blowing her nose, she will get over her loss and give the player the Plain Badge, TM45 (Attract), and the ability to use Strength outside of battle.

Demographics

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Reason: Population in Gold and Silver; population in Japanese Crystal

Pokémon Crystal

In Pokémon Crystal, Goldenrod City has a total population of 105, being the largest city at the time. However, this was short-lived, as Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire introduced a larger city—Lilycove City, which has a population of 123.

Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver

In HeartGold and SoulSilver, Goldenrod City has a total population of 126, making it the largest city in Johto. Its population is more than double the second-most populous city in Johto, Violet City, which only has a population of 52.

Items

Item Location Games
  Revive From a girl in the Pokémon Center in exchange for an Eon Mail (Western version only)  C 
  Bicycle From the Bike Shop owner  G  S  C  HG  SS 
  SquirtBottle From the Flower Shop lady after earning the Plain Badge  G  S  HG  SS 
  SquirtBottle From the Flower Shop lady after earning the Plain Badge and speaking with her sister on Route 36  C 
  GS Ball From an attendant while attempting to exit the Pokémon Center/Pokémon Communication Center after entering the Hall of Fame (Virtual Console only)  C 
  Super Potion Northwest of the lamppost south of the Bike Shop (hidden)  HG  SS 
  Gracidea From the Flower Shop lady if the player has a fateful encounter Shaymin in their party  HG  SS 

Pokémon

Generation II

Pokémon Games Location Levels Rate
Gift Pokémon
  Eevee
G S C
  Gift
20 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.


Generation IV

Pokémon Games Location Levels Rate
Gift Pokémon
  Eevee
HG SS
  Gift
5 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.


In the anime

Main series

 
Goldenrod City in the anime

Goldenrod City first appeared in A Goldenrod Opportunity, when Ash and his friends arrived there for Ash's third Johto League Gym Badge. However, the Goldenrod Gym was closed, so the gang decided to explore the city, specifically the Goldenrod Galleria. Unfortunately, the city was so large, Brock lost his way, which led them to meet Whitney, who offered to guide them to the Galleria through the Underground Path. Eventually, once the gang learned that Whitney is the Gym Leader, Ash battled her in an attempt to win the Plain Badge, though he ultimately ended up losing to Whitney's Miltank.

In A Dairy Tale Ending, Whitney escorted Ash and his friends to her uncle's dairy farm located in the hills surrounding Goldenrod City. After an attack by Team Rocket at the farm, Ash and Whitney began their second battle. Ultimately, Ash only beat her in a three-on-one battle, but Whitney awarded him the Plain Badge anyway.

In Air Time!, the group visited the Goldenrod Radio Tower, where Ash was interviewed by DJ Mary. The group also took part in a radio drama, which was almost ruined by Team Rocket's attempt to steal Pikachu, but was successfully adapted as a part of the show. Following the broadcast, the group departed from the city.

In Dreams Are Made of These!, Ash battled and defeated Oliver, a Trainer hailing from Goldenrod, in a World Coronation Series match.

Gallery

Pokémon Center Goldenrod Gym Goldenrod Galleria Goldenrod Radio Tower
       

Pokémon Generations

 
Goldenrod City in Pokémon Generations

Goldenrod City appeared in a flashback in The Vision, as Looker recalled the incident where Team Rocket took over the Goldenrod Radio Tower in an attempt to contact Giovanni.

In the manga

 
Goldenrod City in Ash & Pikachu

Ash & Pikachu

In The Beginning Of Good Luck?! Pokémon Fortune Telling, Ash and his friends visited Goldenrod City. There, they met Whitney's grandmother, a fortune teller, and Ash challenged Whitney herself at Goldenrod Gym.

Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure

Goldenrod City first appeared in a cameo in The Revived Team Rocket!. In Clash!! Jō VS Team Rocket, confronted Archer at the Goldenrod Radio Tower and defeated him, bringing an end to Team Rocket's schemes.

 
Goldenrod City in Pokémon Adventures

Pokémon Adventures

Gold, Silver & Crystal chapter

Goldenrod City first appeared in Sunkern Treasure, where the headquarters of the Kanto and Johto branch of the Pokémon Association was revealed to be located there.

In Smeargle Smudge, Gold arrived in Goldenrod City. After interrupting a live broadcast between DJ Mary and Whitney at the Goldenrod Radio Tower, Gold was berated by the Radio Director. However, to his surprise, the listener response to the interruption was very positive, asking for a battle between Gold and Whitney. Instead of a traditional battle, however, the confrontation between the two was set up as a bike race, although Gold, preferring his skateboard over a bike, opted to combine them into a push-scooter. After the race, Gold visited the Goldenrod Game Corner in Gligar Glide, but he was thrown out when he tried to cheat in a game of pool.

In Crossing Crobat, Janine helped to test out the security of the Goldenrod Museum by pretending to steal a Big Pearl from there. Soon afterwards, she was challenged by Suicune, who was challenging Gym Leaders in search for a worthy master. Ultimately, Janine was defeated, but she sympathized with Suicune and its search for a master, as it was exactly what she was doing as well.

In The Last Battle XIV, Professor Oak went to have a radio interview at the Goldenrod Radio Tower. In the middle of the interview, a boy appeared in the studio, requesting a Pokédex from him.

Ruby & Sapphire chapter

In a flashback in The Beginning of the End with Kyogre & Groudon XIV, Ruby and Sapphire were revealed to have met each other for the first time in Goldenrod City as toddlers. A traumatic encounter with a Salamence had led them both to develop completely different personalities in the coming years, with Ruby growing to hate battles and Sapphire swearing to become a become a good battler.

In a flashback in It All Ends Now V, the Pokémon Association was revealed to have captured Rayquaza and kept it at their research facility in Goldenrod City to study it in the hopes of creating a Green Orb to control it. The orb's creation was unsuccessful, however, and sometime later, on the same day when Norman was supposed to take his Gym Leader test in order to become the Petalburg City Gym Leader at the test hall near the research facility, the same Salamence that had attacked Ruby and Sapphire moments earlier destroyed the chamber containing Rayquaza, allowing it to escape. Noticing that Salamence's body beared damage from Ruby's Pokémon, Norman took on the blame for Rayquaza's escape, causing the Pokémon Association to ban him from taking the Gym Leader test for the next five years and order him to find Rayquaza. Once Norman was finally allowed to take the test, he successfully passed it, and subsequently moved to Hoenn with his family.

Emerald chapter

In a flashback in The Final Battle IV, the boy who had come to ask for a Pokédex from Professor Oak in Goldenrod City was revealed to have been Emerald. However, Professor Oak had refused his request for the time being, telling Emerald to first figure out what Pokémon meant for him and what his path with them would be.

HeartGold & SoulSilver chapter

In Dealing With A Koffing Fit, it was revealed that strange radio interferences were reported at Goldenrod City. Silver deduced that this was Team Rocket's way of announcing their return.

Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire chapter

In Omega Alpha Adventure 14, Rayquaza was shown flying over Goldenrod City.

In Omega Alpha Adventure 15, Ruby and Norman used one of Hoopa's portals to travel to the Pokémon Association research building in Goldenrod, which had been shut down after Rayquaza's escape so that the Pokémon Association could pretend the whole incident never happened. Norman used a device in the facility to increase the purity of the incomplete Green Orb core, turning its color to jade. Immediately afterwards, Ruby and Norman spotted Rayquaza eating meteorites above the facility. After Ruby had managed to gain control of Rayquaza using the Green Orb core, he had it return to Hoenn through Hoopa's portal.

 
Goldenrod City in Pokémon Pocket Monsters

Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys

Goldenrod City appeared in Let's Use Fighting Type Pokémon!!, where Gold arrived there with Whitney. After seeing some sights, he participated in a battle tournament at the Goldenrod Game Corner, where the participating Trainers used rental Pokémon provided by the Pokémon Day Care. In the finals, Gold faced his rival, Black, who used dirty tricks to gain the advantage in battle. While Black ended up winning, his battling style was so hated that the main prize, a Tyrogue, was given to Gold instead.

Pokémon Pocket Monsters

Goldenrod City first appeared in Showdown at the Radio Tower!!, where Clefairy defeated Giovanni at the Radio Tower. In Don't Accuse Me, Red and his Pokémon got framed of being bad by the Underground store owners. In Fierce Battle Between Clefairy and Clefable, Clefairy reunited with his childhood friend, Clefable, while visiting the Goldenrod Gym.

Trivia

  • The placement of the Global Terminal in Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver in Goldenrod City may have been inspired by the Pokémon Communication Center that replaced the regular Pokémon Center from Pokémon Gold and Silver in the Japanese version of Pokémon Crystal.
  • The song Goldenrod City serves as the base for the song Bicycle, since the latter is a sped-up version of the former which also uses different instruments.
  • When the player arrives in the city after using the Magnet Train in HeartGold and SoulSilver, the guard states that the stress is to be placed on the letter "o". However, there are two "o"s in Goldenrod, and the guard does not state whether the stress is on the first "o" or the second.
  • Although the localizations of Crystal restored the regular Pokémon Center from Gold and Silver due to the removal of the Mobile System GB, the NPCs there were altered to match those from the Japanese version's Pokémon Communication Center (specifically, the little girl was replaced by the PCC's older girl). HeartGold and SoulSilver reuses the NPCs found in Gold and Silver.
    • The Pokémon Center in Crystal also has an unused warp on the tile above the stairs that leads the player to the Administration Office of the Pokémon Communication Center (video). Furthermore, the entrance/exit mat has hidden toggles for triggering the GS Ball delivery that would be activated during an official Nintendo distribution due to the event being adapted for the localizations (video); this is the only instance in which the Pokémon Communication Center's Trade Corner attendant appears to the player on non-Japanese versions of Pokémon Crystal.
  • There used to be a building similar to the Bell and Burned Towers in Ecruteak City that once stood in Goldenrod Radio Tower's place in the past. The Radio Director mentions that the Legendary Pokémon Ho-Oh also visited this tower in ancient times. It was later demolished due to old age, and its giant bell was put on display by the city's beach.
  • In the very brief period in HeartGold and SoulSilver when the player dons the Team Rocket uniform to infiltrate the compromised Radio Tower, all NPCs will have unique dialogue commenting on the player's supposed involvement.

Name origin

Language Name Origin
Japanese コガネシティ Kogane City From 黄金色 kogane-iro (golden color)
English Goldenrod City From goldenrod
German Dukatia City From Dukat (ducat)
Spanish Ciudad Trigal From trigal (wheatfield)
Ciudad Caña Dorada*
Ciudad Camino Dorado*
From caña dorada (golden cane)
From camino dorado (golden road)
French Doublonville From doublon (doubloon) and ville
Italian Fiordoropoli From fiore d'oro (golden flower) and the suffix -poli (city)
Korean 금빛시티 Geumbit City From 금빛 geumbit (golden color)
Chinese (Mandarin) 滿金市 / 满金市 Mǎnjīn Shì* From 滿金 / 满金 mǎnjīn (full of gold)
小金市 Xiǎojīn Shì*
黄金市 Huángjīn Shì*
From the Japanese name 小金 Kogane
From 黄金 huángjīn (gold)
Chinese (Cantonese) 滿金市 Múhngām Síh* From 滿金 múhngām (full of gold)
黃金市 Wòhnggām Síh*
小金市 Síugām Síh*
From 黃金 wòhnggām (gold)
From the Japanese name 小金 Kogane
Polish Goldenrod*
Miasto Goldenrod*
Goldenrod City*
From its English name
Brazilian Portuguese Cidade de Goldenrod*
Cidade de Quinhão Dourado*
From its English name
From quinhão dourado (golden share)
Vietnamese Thành phố Kogane Transcription of its Japanese name


Johto
               
Settlements
New Bark TownCherrygrove CityViolet CityAzalea TownGoldenrod CityEcruteak City
Olivine CityCianwood CityMahogany TownBlackthorn CitySafari Zone GateFrontier Access
Routes
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Landmarks
Dark CaveSprout TowerRuins of AlphUnion CaveSlowpoke WellIlex ForestRadio TowerGlobal Terminal
Goldenrod TunnelNational ParkPokéathlon DomeBell TowerBellchime TrailBurned TowerMoomoo FarmGlitter Lighthouse
Battle Tower (CrystalHGSS)/FrontierCliff Edge GateCliff CaveEmbedded TowerSafari ZoneWhirl Islands
Mt. MortarLake of RageTeam Rocket HQIce PathDragon's DenS.S. AquaMt. Silver
Access to
Sinjoh RuinsKanto


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