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Pokémon Network Center ポケモンネットワークセンター
Pokémon Network Center
"Wild Missingno. appeared!"
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Location: One Island
Region: Sevii Islands
Generations: III
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Location of Pokémon Network Center in Sevii Islands.
Pokémon world locations

The Pokémon Network Center[1] (Japanese: ポケモンネットワークセンター Pokémon Network Center), or Pokémon Net Center[2] for short, is a building in the town of One Island, and is only accessible in Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen.

The symbol seen on the front of the building later reappears on the Global Trade StationDP and Global TerminalPtHGSS, possibly indicating some sort of connection.

Expanding the POKéMON World!


Network Machine

The Network Machine

In addition to the standard features of a Pokémon Center, it contains the Network Machine, run by Celio, a good friend of Bill. It connects Kanto's, Hoenn's, and Orre's Pokémon Storage Systems, effectively allowing players to link with Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald, Pokémon Colosseum, and Pokémon XD.

When it is first seen, it is not yet active, but after the player retrieves the Ruby and Sapphire from Mt. Ember and Rocket Warehouse, respectively, it begins to function. However, players must enter the Hall of Fame and obtain both the National Pokédex and the Rainbow Pass.

Its design is based on the Pokémon News Machine of the Pokémon Communication Center.


Three levels of communication are shown on the machine's display. The level shown depends on the progress of the player.

The first level is shown as soon as the player arrives at One Island for the first time, when Bill guides them to the Pokémon Network Center in order to meet his friend Celio.

Network Machine
Link Level 0

…POKéMON Storage System under

The second level is shown once Bill has helped Celio in One Island and grants access to the Pokémon Storage System as well as allowing communication with Kanto. More precisely, it is shown once the player has rescued Lostelle from the wild Hypno at Berry Forest on Three Island. When reached, the red, green and blue lights on the front of the machine will flash on and off.

Network Machine
Link Level 1

Link established with the KANTO region.

The third level is displayed once the Ruby and Sapphire have been retrieved. The machine is now fully operational and is able to communicate with Hoenn and Orre in addition to Kanto.

Network Machine
Link Level 2

Link established with the KANTO and HOENN regions.


Inside the center

The Pokémon Network Center is based on the Pokémon Communication Center of the Japanese version of Pokémon Crystal. Both facilities are expansions of regular Pokémon Centers which house similarly designed machines that extend communication functionality of their respective games; whereas the Pokémon Communication Center's Pokémon News Machine served as a rudimentary leaderboard for players, the Pokémon Network Center's Network Machine instead allows players to link with Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald, Pokémon Colosseum, and Pokémon XD.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In the FireRed & LeafGreen chapter, Green and her Pokémon recovered in the Network Center after being attacked by an unseen force while approaching One Island on the Seagallop. She escaped through the back door when a mob gathered outside the Network Center following the broadcast to the Sevii Islands' residents to capture the Kanto Pokédex holders.

In other languages

Pokémon Network Center
Language Title
France Flag.png French Centre Réseau Pokémon
Germany Flag.png German Pokémon Netzwerk-Center
Italy Flag.png Italian Centro Pokémon Telematico
Spain Flag.png Spanish Centro de Red Pokémon
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Trung tâm mạng Pokémon

Network Machine
Language Title
Germany Flag.png German Netzwerk-Generator
Italy Flag.png Italian Centralina Network
Spain Flag.png Spanish Máquina de Redes

See also


  1. Instruction manual, page 50 (UK edition)
  2. In-game name; theme title in the English soundtrack release

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