Izabe Island

Izabe Island
イザベ島 Izabe Island
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Izabe Island
Region Hoenn
Debut A Cacturne for the Worse

Izabe Island (Japanese: イザベ島 Izabe Island) is an anime-exclusive location in the Hoenn region. It is a large island situated between Mossdeep City and Sootopolis City. It contains a wide variety of environments, from deserted areas to snow-covered mountains. Its highest peak is known as the Square Top, a cube-shaped rock formation on a mountain. Ash and his friends traveled across the island from A Cacturne for the Worse to Do I Hear a Ralts?.

In the anime

The annual Purika City Contest took place in A Cacturne for the Worse. where May met her new rival Harley. Despite Harley's underhanded tactics during the final round, May won her fourth Ribbon.

Sigourney is the current sage of Izabe Island. In Claydol Big and Tall, he explained "The Great Destruction", a catastrophic event caused by a giant Claydol that threatened the island over a thousand years ago. Claydol remains sealed inside a stone Poké Ball to avoid another catastrophic event.

While on Izabe Island, Brock's Lombre evolved into a Ludicolo, Ash caught a Snorunt, and Max befriended a Ralts that he promised to start his journey with.


Cities and towns

Areas of interest


Purika Contest Hall Izabe Lake Riyado Town Square Top Trapinch underground labyrinth

Pokémon seen on Izabe Island

Trapinch → Vibrava (multiple)
Elisa's Meganium
Phanpy (×2)
Gordon's Heracross

Caught Pokémon

Ash's Snorunt

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 伊札貝島
Mandarin 伊札貝島 Yīzhábèi Dǎo
  French Île d'Izabe
  German Izabe-Insel
  Italian Isola di Izabe
  Portuguese Ilha Izabe
  Spanish Isla Izabe

Valley of Destruction

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 毀滅之谷
Mandarin 毀滅之谷 Yīzhábèi Dǎo
  Finnish Tuhon laakso
  Italian Valle della Distruzione

Anime-exclusive locations in Hoenn
A-B-C IslandsAnthony's GymBaltoy civilization ruinsBanana Slakoth GardenBomba IslandCerosi TownCrossgate TownDonto Island
Foothill TownForbidden ForestForinaGiban IslandIzabe IslandIzabe LakeKirikiri MountainLake MayLaRousse CityMaisie IslandMirage Kingdom
Misty VillageMonsu IslandMountain LighthouseMuscle IslandNorth PetalburgOldale RuinsPokémon Battle Judge Training InstitutePurika City
Rinshin TownRiyado TownRubello TownS.S. St. FlowerShroomish ForestSouth CitySquare TopThe Green LodgeThe GreenhouseTogepi Paradise
Trapinch underground labyrinthValley of SteelVolley TownWailmer IslandWales IslandWazoo Island
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