Ruins of Hope

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Ruins of Hope 彼岸遺跡
Ruins of the Other Side
"Wild Missingno. appeared!"
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Map description: The ruins that enshrine Tapu Fini, one of the land spirits. It is said that life ends its journey here.
Location: Poni Island
Region: Alola
Generations: VII
Alola Ruins of Hope Map.png
Location of Ruins of Hope in Alola.
Pokémon world locations

The Ruins of Hope (Japanese: 彼岸遺跡 Ruins of the Other Side) are a location on Poni Island in Alola, located east of Poni Breaker Coast.

The Ruins of Hope are the location of Tapu Fini, the guardian deity of Poni Island. Tapu Fini can be battled after becoming the Champion.



Item Location Games
  Tapunium Z Automatically obtained after battling Tapu Fini (if not yet obtained)  US  UM 

Zygarde Cube

Item Location Games
  Zygarde Cell Southeast of the door to the inside of the ruins, at the bottom of the ramp down  S  M 


The Tapu Fini encountered here are coded never to appear as Shiny, regardless of game version.

Pokémon Sun and Moon

  Pokémon     Allies     Games     Location     Levels     Rate  
Special Pokémon
  Tapu Fini
  Only one
60 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 Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

  Pokémon     Allies     Games     Location     Levels     Rate  
Special Pokémon
  Tapu Fini
  Only one
60 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 spin-off games

Pokémon Masters EX

Artwork depicting the Ruins of Hope is seen in Hapu's mindscape.

Hapu & Mudsdale

In the anime

The Ruins of Hope in the anime

The Ruins of Hope first appeared briefly in Securing the Future!, where Tapu Fini was seen sending its Ultra Aura through the Ultra Wormhole to share with Necrozma so it could return to its true form.

The ruins made their first major appearance in Showdown on Poni Island!, where Hapu was seen there, praying for Tapu Fini for the chance to speak with her grandfather Sofu in order to learn how she could become an island kahuna. She failed to get any response, and left the ruins before the tide flooded them.

In Run, Heroes, Run!, Ash and Kiawe arrived at the ruins in the hopes of finding and battling Tapu Fini. Unable to find Tapu Fini, Ash and Kiawe started to battle each other in the hopes of making it appear. However, the battle ended up damaging the surrounding area, angering Tapu Fini, who trapped Ash, Pikachu, Turtonator, and Marowak in a veil of water. As a result, Kiawe had to travel to Akala Island to get some scales from Tapu Lele within a certain time limit. Kiawe narrowly succeeded in the given task, which was revealed to have been a trial, and Tapu Fini gave Kiawe a Flyinium Z as a reward for the completion.

In Memories in the Mist!, Hapu traveled to the ruins to ask Tapu Fini to release Ash, Lillie, and Mallow from its mist. When Tapu Fini just seemed to dance around in response, Hapu sent out her Golurk and had it attack Tapu Fini with Flash Cannon. Sofu's ghost then appeared to Hapu and told her that her will to save her friends had moved Tapu Fini's heart so much that it had chosen to accept her as the new Poni Island kahuna. Tapu Fini then freed Ash, Lillie, Gladion, and Mallow from its mist.

In A Grand Debut!, Ash and his classmates attended a ritual at the ruins. There, Tapu Fini formally granted Hapu the title of Poni Island kahuna.

In the anime, the entrance to the ruins is connected to the ocean, causing it to get flooded during high tides. The interiors of the ruins are not affected by the tides, however.


  • This is the only one of Alola's ruins whose name is changed to a different meaning from Japanese to English.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 彼岸遺跡 Béi'ngohn Wàihjīk
Mandarin 彼岸遺跡 / 彼岸遗迹 Bǐ'àn Yíjī / Bǐ'àn Yíjì
  Finnish Toivon rauniot
  French Ruines de l'Au-Delà
  German Ruinen der Heimkehr
  Italian Tempio del Passaggio
  Korean 피안의 유적 Pi'an-ui Yujeok
  Polish Ruiny Nadziei
  Brazilian Portuguese Ruínas da Esperança
  Spanish Ruinas del Tránsito

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