Solaceon Ruins

Solaceon Ruins ズイの遺跡
Zui Ruins
"Wild Missingno. appeared!"
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Location: East of Solaceon Town
Region: Sinnoh
Generations: IV, VIII
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Location of Solaceon Ruins in Sinnoh.
Pokémon world locations

The Solaceon Ruins (Japanese: ズイの遺跡 Zui Ruins) is the set of ruins where the player can find the Unown in Sinnoh. It is found east of Solaceon Town. If the player catches an Unown, then shows it to a boy in the town, the Seal corresponding to its letter will become available.

Geography

 
Solaceon Ruins exterior in Diamond and Pearl

This map is the same in Pokémon Diamond, Pearl and Platinum versions.

The first room has a plaque/inscription in the Unown alphabet that indicates which exits to take to get to the last room. It reads:

Unown Text
          Top right
           Lower left
          Top right
         Top left
         Top left
           Lower left

The floor reached by taking the stairs in the upper-right section of the ruins’ entry level has only Unown of the "F" variety, the following area (reached by taking the lower-left staircase next) has "R," and so on (continuing in the order laid out by the inscription), spelling out the word "friend". The dead-end rooms (reached by not following the Unown alphabet instructions) house the other twenty varieties of Unown. The last room holds four items and an inscription written in Unown script. In Pokémon Platinum one of the items is HM05 (Defog). The writing reads as follows:

Unown Text
           Friendship
          All lives
            touch other
                lives to create
          something
               anew and alive

The Japanese version of this writing is the same featured in Top-Down Training! and in Journey to the Unown!.

The room above the rest of the ruins, only accessible after the Ruin Maniac has finished digging the Maniac Tunnel through from Route 214 (which occurs after obtaining one of each alphabetic Unown), has both "!" and "?" varieties. The inscription in there reads:

Unown Text
   ?!

Items

Item Location Games
  Fire Stone On the rock in the dead-end down the first top left stairwell (hidden)  Pt 
  Repel On the rock in the dead-end down the first top left stairwell (hidden)  D  P  BD  SP 
  Water Stone On the rock in the dead-end down the top right, bottom left, and then bottom left stairwells (hidden)  Pt 
  Escape Rope On the rock in the dead-end down the top right, bottom left, and then bottom left stairwells (hidden)  D  P  BD  SP 
  Thunderstone On the rock in the dead-end down the top right, bottom left, top right, top left, and then bottom right stairwells (hidden)  Pt 
  Big Mushroom On the rock in the dead-end down the top right, bottom left, top right, top left, and then bottom right stairwells (hidden)  D  P  BD  SP 
  Nugget In the final room  D  P  Pt  BD  SP 
  Mind Plate In the final room  D  P  Pt  BD  SP 
  Odd Incense In the final room  D  P  Pt  BD  SP 
  Rare Candy In the final room  D  P  BD  SP 
  HM05 (Defog) In the final room  Pt 
  Green Shard Given by the man in the second room after showing HM05 (Defog)  Pt 
  Rare Candy On top ledge (can only be accessed from Maniac Tunnel after capturing the 26 different kinds of Unown)  Pt 

Pokémon

Generation IV

Pokémon Games Location Levels Rate
Second big room
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 100%
Third big room
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 100%
Fourth big room
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 100%
Fifth big room
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 100%
Sixth big room
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 100%
Seventh big room
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 100%
Dead-end rooms
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 5%
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 5%
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 5%
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 5%
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 5%
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 5%
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 5%
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 5%
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 5%
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 5%
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 5%
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 5%
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 5%
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 5%
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 5%
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 5%
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 5%
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 5%
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 5%
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 5%
Room through Maniac Tunnel
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 50%
  Unown
D P Pt
  Cave
14-30 50%
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.


Generation VIII

Pokémon Games Location Levels Rate
     
Second big room
BD SP 14-25 100%
Third big room
BD SP 14-25 100%
Fourth big room
BD SP 14-25 100%
Fifth big room
BD SP 14-25 100%
Sixth big room
BD SP 14-25 100%
Seventh big room
BD SP 14-25 100%
Dead-end rooms
BD SP 14-25 5%
BD SP 14-25 5%
BD SP 14-25 5%
BD SP 14-25 5%
BD SP 14-25 5%
BD SP 14-25 5%
BD SP 14-25 5%
BD SP 14-25 5%
BD SP 14-25 5%
BD SP 14-25 5%
BD SP 14-25 5%
BD SP 14-25 5%
BD SP 14-25 5%
BD SP 14-25 5%
BD SP 14-25 5%
BD SP 14-25 5%
BD SP 14-25 5%
BD SP 14-25 5%
BD SP 14-25 5%
BD SP 14-25 5%
Room through Maniac Tunnel
BD SP 14-25 50%
BD SP 14-25 50%
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.


Trainers

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl

Trainer Pokémon
 
Ruin Maniac Karl
フユキ Fuyuki
Reward:  864
  Geodude Lv.16
No item
  Geodude Lv.17
No item
  Bronzor Lv.18
No item
Trainers with a Vs. Seeker by their names, when alerted for a rematch using the item, may use higher-level Pokémon.


Pokémon Platinum

Trainer Pokémon
 
Ruin Maniac Karl
フユキ Fuyuki
Reward:  1104
  Geodude Lv.19
No item
  Geodude Lv.21
No item
  Bronzor Lv.23
No item
Trainers with a Vs. Seeker by their names, when alerted for a rematch using the item, may use higher-level Pokémon.


Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Trainer Pokémon
 
Ruin Maniac Karl
フユキ Fuyuki
Reward:  1,152
  Geodude Lv.16
No item
  Geodude Lv.17
No item
  Bronzor Lv.18
No item
Trainers with a Vs. Seeker by their names, when alerted for a rematch using the item, may use higher-level Pokémon.


Layout

2F-B1F

Version 2F 1F B1F
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
 

B2F-B4F

Version B2F B3F B4F
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
 

In the anime

 
The Solaceon Ruins in the anime

The Solaceon Ruins appeared in Journey to the Unown!, where they were visited by Ash, Dawn, Brock, and Kenny. In this canon, the ruins are a temple dedicated to Dialga and Palkia rather than a simple cave, and statues of the Legendary Pokémon can be found in front of the temple. There is also a stone tablet that reads "When every life meets another life, something will be born" — a direct translation of the Japanese version of this writing instead of the English version that is used in the games.

After arriving in the ruins, Ash and Kenny decided to have a battle, but it had to be interrupted when the stairs Dawn was sitting on began to lift, causing Piplup and Aipom to tumble down the steps and Dawn to jump off to save her Pokémon. Seeing that, Ash, Brock, and Kenny rushed to rescue Dawn and everyone ended up inside the ruins, where they encountered several Unown. The Symbol Pokémon living there guarded a gold-colored cube that was stolen by Commander Saturn of Team Galactic.

Following the theft of the cube, Saturn ordered his Bronzor to use Confuse Ray on all of the Unown, leaving them confused and making them attack Team Rocket, as well as Ash and his friends. The group's Pokémon began attacking the Unown as well in order to defend themselves and their Trainers. Their attacks managed to snap the Unown out of their confusion and the Unown eventually calmed down, allowing Ash and the others to safely leave the ruins.

This is also the place where Dawn's Aipom evolved into Ambipom.

In the manga

 
The Solaceon Ruins in Pokémon Adventures

Pokémon Adventures

Diamond & Pearl chapter

The Solaceon Ruins appeared in Knowledge of the Unown I and Knowledge of the Unown II. Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum were led there by a pair of Unown that Platinum nicknamed Grumpy and Flaky, and helped to rescue their friends from a sealed room where they had gotten trapped in.

In Halting Honchkrow, Pearl discovered that Team Galactic detonating the Galactic Bomb at Lake Valor had caused the Solaceon Ruins to get connected with the Maniac Tunnel on Route 214.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 隨意遺跡 Chèuihyi Wàihjīk
Mandarin 隨意遺跡 / 随意遗迹 Suíyì Yíjī / Suíyì Yíjì
  Finnish Solaceonin rauniot
  French Ruines de BonvilleBDSP
Ruines BonvilleDPPt
  German Trostu-Ruinen
  Italian Rovine Flemminia
  Korean 신수유적 Sinsu Yujeok
  Polish Ruiny Solaceon
  European Spanish Ruinas Sosiego
  Vietnamese Di tích Zui




Sinnoh
               
Settlements
Twinleaf TownSandgem TownJubilife CityOreburgh CityFloaroma TownEterna CityHearthome City
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Ravaged PathFloaroma MeadowValley WindworksEterna ForestOld ChateauThe Underground/Grand Underground
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Access to
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See also
Hisui


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