Pokémon School

Pokémon School
ポケモンスクール Pokémon School
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Pokémon School
Region Alola
Debut Alola to New Adventure!

The Pokémon School (Japanese: ポケモンスクール Pokémon School) is an anime-exclusive Pokémon academy in the Alola region. It first appeared in Alola to New Adventure! and is one of the main settings of Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon. The school is located on Melemele Island. In Alola, Kanto!, the school celebrated its 20th anniversary. Sometime after The Professors' New Adventure!, the school was converted to be the base for the Ultra Guardians, which was first put to use in A Mission of Ultra Urgency!.

In the anime

Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon

The class
The Ultra Ruin Pokémon School

The Pokémon School first appeared in Alola to New Adventure!, where Ash and Delia were tasked by Professor Oak to deliver an Egg to Samson Oak. After meeting Professor Kukui and several of the students, Ash opted to remain in Alola and study.

The Pokémon School held an open house event during Alolan Open House!, where a number of the students' families turned up. Ash was tasked with giving a presentation in front of everyone.

The Pokémon School celebrated its 20th anniversary during Alola, Kanto!, which saw the class taking a field trip to Kanto.

An alternate version of the Pokémon School was shown in the Ultra Ruin in Battling the Beast Within! and Parallel Friendships!. It is currently the home of Dia.

Pokémon Journeys: The Series

In That New Old Gang of Mine!, Ash and Goh attended a welcome party at the Pokémon School arranged by Mallow and the others. Goh later battled Kiawe and Turtonator, but the battle was called off after Kiawe used Inferno Overdrive.

In Paring Pokémon While Parrying!, Ash's classmates, Alolan Pokémon, Gladion, Samson Oak, Professor Kukui, Professor Burnet, and Lei were all seen watching Ash's Masters Eight Tournament match against Leon at the Pokémon School.


Current students

Lillie Lana Mallow Sophocles
Kiawe Hiroki Team Twin Starmie

Former students

Ash The Officer Jenny
of Melemele Island
Oluolu Ilima


Samson Oak Professor Kukui
Principal Teacher

Pokémon seen at the Pokémon School

Tauros (multiple)
Alolan Exeggutor (multiple)
Egg → Vulpix
Alolan Diglett (×2)

Pokémon previously seen at the Pokémon School

Tapu Koko
Meltan (multiple)

In the games

Trainers' School
Main article: Trainers' School (Alola)

The Trainers' School in Generation VII is the game counterpart to the Pokémon School.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 寶可夢學校 Pokémon Hohkhaauh
Mandarin 寶可夢學校 / 宝可梦学校 Pokémon Xuéxiào
  Danish Pokémon-skolen
  Dutch Pokémon School
  Finnish Pokémon-koulu
  European French École Pokémon
  Italian Scuola di Pokémon
  Norwegian Pokémonskolen
  Polish Pokémonowa Szkoła
  Portuguese Escola Pokémon
  Russian Школа покемонов Shkola pokémonov
Школа Тренеров Покемонов Shkola Trenerov Pokémonov*
  Spanish Escuela Pokémon
  Swedish Pokémon-skolan
  Thai โรงเรียนโปเกมอน School Pokémon

Anime-exclusive locations in Alola
Aina's KitchenAlola TVBamboo HillBewear's denClawmark HillManalo StadiumOranguru's place
Pokémon Paradise ResortPokémon SchoolStarfall HillTreasure IslandViren StadiumViren Tower
Anime-location templates
KantoOrange ArchipelagoJohtoHoennSinnohUnovaDecolore IslandsKalosAlolaGalarPaldeaOther

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