Accumula Town

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Accumula Town カラクサタウン
Karakusa Town
"The Fast-Growing Town!"
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Map description
This town offers great views due to its many hills.
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Route 2
Accumula Town
Route 1
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Location of Accumula Town in Unova.

Accumula Town (Japanese: カラクサタウン Karakusa Town) is a small town located in southeastern Unova.

In Black and White, it is where the player first encounters Team Plasma, Ghetsis, and N. When the player first enters the town, Professor Juniper will be standing in front of the Pokémon Center and the player must talk to her and perform the Pokémon Center tutorial. Before doing this, Team Plasma members will prevent the player from continuing to Route 2. After doing this, Ghetsis and Team Plasma will appear in the town square and approaching them will automatically begin their speech.


The Fast-Growing Town! (Japanese: 生い茂る ツルは 繁栄の証 Thick ivy is proof of prosperity.)

Places of interest

Town square

In the center of the town is an open, park-like area. It is here that Team Plasma makes their first speech in Black and White, and Ghetsis encourages the citizens of Accumula to release their Pokémon. After Ghetsis leaves, N appears out of the crowd and tries to listen and talk to the player's Pokémon. After he communicates with the player's Pokémon, he challenges the player to a battle.

Pokémon rock-paper-scissors

In a house in the north-west of town, there is a little girl who will challenge the player to a game of Pokémon rock-paper-scissors. Instead of using rock, paper, and scissors, this game uses Fire, Grass, and Water.


Pokémon Black and White

Accumula Town has a total population of 30.

Pokémon Black 2 and White 2

Accumula Town now has a total population of 36.

Variable scoring

Piano and percussion tracks can be added to Accumula Town's background theme by speaking to a pianist and drummer residing in a house in the northeast section of town. In Pokémon Black 2 and White 2, the piano track cannot be added until the player has shown the pianist both a Kricketot and a Whismur.

Poké Mart

Upper cashier
  Poké Ball
  Great Ball1 Badge
  Ultra Ball5 Badges
  Super Potion1 Badge
  Hyper Potion3 Badges
  Max Potion7 Badges
  Full Restore8 Badges
  Revive3 Badges
  Antidote1 Badge
  Parlyz Heal1 Badge
  Awakening1 Badge
  Burn Heal1 Badge
  Ice Heal1 Badge
  Full Heal5 Badges
  Escape Rope1 Badge
  Repel1 Badge
  Super Repel3 Badges
  Max Repel5 Badges
Lower cashier
  Repeat BallB2W2
  Nest BallB2W2
  Quick BallB2W2
  Greet Mail
  Favored Mail
  RSVP Mail
  Thanks Mail
  Inquiry Mail
  Like Mail
  Reply Mail


Item Location Games
  Poké Ball From a man in a building next to the gate  B  W 
  Poké Ball ×10 From a man in a building next to the gate  B2  W2 
  BalmMushroom From a man in the northern building  B2  W2 
  Grass Gem From a girl in the northwest building, after acing the quiz about Snivy  B2  W2 
  Fire Gem From a girl in the northwest building, after acing the quiz about Tepig  B2  W2 
  Water Gem From a girl in the northwest building, after acing the quiz about Oshawott  B2  W2 
  Poké Doll From a Youngster after showing him a Pokémon that is 8" (20 cm) or smaller (once per day)  B2  W2 
  Fluffy Tail From a Lass after showing her a Pokémon that is 17' (5 m) or bigger (once per day)  B2  W2 
  Metronome From the pianist in the northeastern house after showing her a Kricketot and a Whismur  B2  W2 
  Sitrus Berry Held by Ambidexter, an Ambipom obtained in a trade  B2  W2 
  Lum Berry Held by Beardy, an Alakazam obtained in a trade, after defeating Diana  B2  W2 
  Max Repel In the trash can near the benches (hidden)  B2  W2 


Pokémon Black 2 and White 2

Pokémon Games Location Levels Rate
Special Pokémon
B2 W2
40 One
B2 W2
40 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

Pokémon Black 2 and White 2

Trainer Pokémon
After trading Excadrill
Lass Diana
ハツネ Hatsune
Reward:  1040
  Excadrill/ Lv.65
No item
After trading Hippowdon
Lass Diana
ハツネ Hatsune
Reward:  1008
  Hippowdon/ Lv.65
No item
  Stoutland Lv.63
No item
  Sandslash Lv.63
No item

In the anime

Accumula Town in the anime

Main series

Accumula Town appeared in The Battle Club and Tepig's Choice!, where it was visited by Ash and Iris. It was here where Ash visited a Battle Club for the first time and caught his Tepig, who had been abandoned by his former Trainer.

Accumula Town in Pokémon Evolutions

Pokémon Evolutions

Accumula Town appeared in a flashback in The Plan, where Ghetsis held a speech about Team Plasma's plans of Pokémon liberation there. The speech was watched by Hilda, Cheren, and N.

In the manga

Pocket Monsters BW: Good Partners

Accumula Town appeared in BWGP02, where Takurō and Mashiro met Professor Juniper there. When Takurō's bag was stolen by a Purrloin, he chased it and ended up saving it from falling off a cliff. Afterwards, Takurō befriended Purrloin and caught it.

Accumula Town in Pokémon Adventures

Pokémon Adventures

Black & White arc

Accumula Town first appeared in An Odd Speech. After arriving there, Black and White camped outside for the night while White's Tepig, Gigi, was given a hotel room due to her status as an actress in the BW Agency. The two were suddenly attacked by a Timburr, but the attack turned out to have been just Team Plasma setting up a stand, and they apologized for the damages and disturbance they had unintentionally caused for them. The next day, Ghetsis held a speech on the finished stand, imploring the people of Accumula Town to release their Pokémon. When some people indeed started doing this, several others followed suit, much to Black's shock.

In Letting Go, Black deduced that Team Plasma was holding similar speeches around Unova, basing his deduction on the fact that his Galvantula, Tula, had set up its trap close to a human residence, which seemed unusual for a wild Pokémon, since they avoid making too much human contact. As such, it must've belonged to a Trainer who released it recently after hearing a similar speech. Soon afterwards, Black was approached by N, who forced him to battle him. During the battle, N expressed his disgust at the thoughts of Pokémon being confined to Poké Balls and the Pokédex causing more Pokémon to be caught to complete its pages.

In Listening to Pokémon, Black countered N's thoughts with a passionate speech about how his Pokémon weren't suffering, as they shared his desire to defeat the Pokémon League, with the Pokédex allowing him to understand his Pokémon better. After Black's Tepig, Tep, had proven its determination by charging through N's Tympole's attack, N called off the battle and left. White was worried if N was a member of Team Plasma, but while Black wasn't certain whether he was or not, he had seen N's dream in his Munna's Dream Mist during the battle. Based on it, he decided that while N might've been wrong about them, he wasn't a bad guy.

In the TCG

This listing is of cards mentioning or featuring Accumula Town 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 #
Drifloon   Plasma Blast   34/101 Megalo Cannon   026/076


  • A typographical error occurs in this town, when showing a tiny Pokémon to the Youngster who makes daily requests to see one: "Wow! Amazing! a <Pokémon species name> is so tiny!"
  • The first battle with Lass Diana is the only Trainer battle in Black 2 and White 2 outside of a battle facility that has its levels unaffected by what difficulty level is used; rather, the levels are based solely on what the player trades. If an Excadrill that is lower than 65 is traded to the Lass, the Excadrill in battle will be raised to level 65; if the Excadrill traded is at least 65, the Excadrill in battle will instead be raised by 5 levels, to a maximum of 100.

Name origin

Language Name Origin
Japanese カラクサタウン Karakusa Town From 唐草模様 karakusa-moyō (vine scrolls)
English Accumula Town From cumulus cloud and accumulate
German Gavina From gavinha (Portuguese for tendril)
Spanish Pueblo Terracota From terracota (terracotta)
Pueblo Accumula* From its English name
French Arabelle From arabesque and belle
Italian Quattroventi From quattro venti (four winds)
Korean 넝쿨마을 Neongkul Maeul From 넝쿨무늬 neongkul-munui (vine scroll)
Chinese (Mandarin) 唐草鎮 / 唐草镇 Tángcǎo Zhèn From the Japanese name 唐草 Karakusa
Chinese (Cantonese) 唐草鎮 Tòhngchóu Jan
Polish Accumula From its English name
Brazilian Portuguese Cidade de Accumula From its English name
Vietnamese Thị trấn Karakusa Transcription of its Japanese name

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