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Sootopolis City

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In {{game2|Ruby|Sapphire|Emerald}}, the crater is that of an underwater volcano which erupted and forced itself out of the sea many years ago, eventually filling with rainwater.
In {{g|Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire}}, the crater was formed by a giant meteorite impact into the ocean of the Hoenn region thousandsa ofthousand years ago, eventually filling with rainwater. People soon began to dwell in the crater for its warm, fresh water and a city soon came forth. The great tree in front of the [[Cave of Origin]] was received from [[AZ]] when he visited from the [[Kalos]] region.
To navigate the city, people have to climb many flights of stairs and {{m|Dive}} under the sea. This causes many of the locals to get into good shape.
===Cave of Origin===
{{main|Cave of Origin}}
The [[Cave of Origin]] is located in Sootopolis, inCity. {{game|RubyInside, andthe Sapphire|s}}player itcan containsmeet either {{p|Groudon}} and{{sup/3|R}}{{sup/6|OR}}, {{p|Kyogre}} respectively, while in {{gamesup/3|EmeraldS}}{{sup/6|AS}}, or Wallace is there, wondering whereabout {{p|Rayquaza}}'s could bewhereabouts{{sup/3|E}}.
===Competitive brothers===
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In the house northeast of the Pokémon Center, there are two brothers who are arguing over two different species of Pokémon. The younger brother is a {{tc|Fisherman}}, while the older brother is a {{tc|Hiker}}.
In Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald, they are arguing over the sizes of their favorite Pokémon. If a brother is shown a Pokémon of the species he prefers, he will calculate its size and give the player aan prize[[Elixir]] if it is bigger than the largest one he had seen before; the younger brother gives an {{DL|Ether|Ether}}, while the older brother gives an {{DL|Ether|Elixir}}.
In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, they are arguing over the cuteness of their favorite Pokémon. If a brother is shown a Pokémon of the species he prefers with an [[Pokémon-Amie|affection levelAffection]] of at least level 4, he will give the player a {{DL|Ether|[[Max Elixir}}]]. Unlike the Generation III games, each brother will only give an item once.
In Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire, the younger brother prefers {{p|Barboach}} and the older brother prefers {{p|Shroomish}}. In Pokémon Emerald, the younger brother prefers {{p|Seedot}} and the older brother prefers {{p|Lotad}}, and the initial record size is 0.5 meters.
===Sootopolis Gym===
In Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, in the north-eastern part of Sootopolis City there is a house with an elderly gentleman within it. If the player talks to him with a {{type|Dragon}} Pokémon with high [[friendship]], he will offer to teach it {{m|Draco Meteor}}.
===Backdoor house===
In Pokémon Emerald, the house with a back door which hosts [[e-Reader]] battles is southeast of the Pokémon Center. Its original location in Mossdeep City in Ruby and Sapphire was superseded by a Game Corner.
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{{Itemlist|None|sprite=Doll Wailmer IIIVI|size=40|Given by girl in the house just east of the Pokémon Center|Ru=yes|Sa=yes|E=yes|OR=yes|AS=yes|display=[[Pokémon doll#Generation III|Wailmer Doll]]}}
{{Itemlist|Super Potion|North of Kiri (requires {{m|Surf}}) ''(hidden)''|OR=yes|AS=yes|display={{DL|Potion|Super Potion}}}}
{{Itemlist|Protein|Behind the house southeast of the Pokémon Center ''(hidden)''|OR=yes|AS=yes|display={{DL|Vitamin|Protein}}}}
{{Itemlist|HM Water|Gift from Wallace in front of the Gym after calming Groudon and Kyogre (requires {{m|Surf}})|E=yes|display={{HM|07|Waterfall}}}}
{{Itemlist|EtherElixir|From {{tc|Fisherman}} if shown a big enough {{p|Barboach}}{{sup/3|RS}}/{{p|Seedot}}{{sup/3|E}}|Ru=yes|Sa=yes|E=yes|display={{DL|Ether|Ether}}}}
{{Itemlist|Elixir|* From {{tc|HikerFisherman}} if shown a big enough {{p|ShroomishBarboach}}{{sup/3|RS}}/{{p|LotadSeedot}}{{sup/3|E}}|Ru=yes|Sa=yes|E=yes|display={{DL|Ether|Elixir}}}}
* From {{tc|Hiker}} if shown a big enough {{p|Shroomish}}{{sup/3|RS}}/{{p|Lotad}}{{sup/3|E}}|Ru=yes|Sa=yes|E=yes|display=[[Elixir]] ×2}}
{{Itemlist|Max Elixir|
* From {{tc|Fisherman}} if shown a {{p|Barboach}} with affection level[[Affection]] of at least level 4
* From {{tc|Hiker}} if shown a {{p|Shroomish}} with affection levelAffection of at least level 4|OR=yes|AS=yes|display={{DL|Ether|[[Max Elixir}}]] ×2}}
{{Itemlist|TM Bug VI|From a {{tc|Collector}} in the [[Poké Mart]] for answering "[[Lisia]]" to his question (requires {{m|Surf}})|OR=yes|AS=yes|display={{TM|83|Infestation}}}}
{{Itemlist|Sablenite|In the southeast of the area with the entrance to the Cave of Origin (requires {{m|Surf}})|OR=yes|AS=yes|display={{DL|Mega Stone|Sablenite}}}}
{{Itemlist|Magma Suit|From [[Maxie]] before entering the Cave of Origin, after Groudon has been awoken (requires {{m|Surf}})|OR=yes|display={{key|VI|Magma Suit}}}}
{{Itemlist|Aqua Suit|From [[Archie]] before entering the Cave of Origin, after Kyogre has been awoken (requires {{m|Surf}})|AS=yes|display={{key|VI|Aqua Suit}}}}
{{Itemlist|Red Orb VI|From Maxie after defeating or capturing {{p|Groudon}} (requires {{m|Surf}})|OR=yes|display={{DL|Colored orbs|Red Orb}}}}
{{Itemlist|Blue Orb VI|From Archie after defeating or capturing {{p|Kyogre}} (requires {{m|Surf}})|AS=yes|display={{DL|Colored orbs|Blue Orb}}}}
{{Itemlist|Eon Flute|From {{Steven}} after defeating or capturing Groudon{{sup/6|OR}}/Kyogre{{sup/6|AS}} (requires {{m|Surf}})|OR=yes|AS=yes|display={{DL|Legendary artifacts|Eon Flute}}}}
===Berries from Kiri===
[[Kiri]] will give the player two Berries each day. Kiri is not present while {{p|Groudon}}{{sup/3|R}}{{sup/6|OR}}/{{p|Kyogre}}{{sup/3|S}}{{sup/6|AS}} is causing abnormal weather in Sootopolis City. She will not give out Berries while {{p|Groudon}} and {{p|Kyogre}} battle, or immediately after {{p|Rayquaza}} appears.{{sup/3|E}}
{{Itemlist|Aguav Berry|Obtained from [[Kiri]] in the southwest part of city (requires {{m|Surf}})|OR=yes|AS=yes}}
{{Itemlist|Mago Berry|Obtained from [[Kiri]] in the southwest part of city (requires {{m|Surf}})|OR=yes|AS=yes}}
{{Itemlist|Razz Berry III|Obtained from [[Kiri]] in the southwest part of city (requires {{m|Surf}})|OR=yes|AS=yes|display=[[Razz Berry]]}}
{{Itemlist|Wiki Berry|Obtained from [[Kiri]] in the southwest part of city (requires {{m|Surf}})|OR=yes|AS=yes}}
==In the anime==
[[File:Sootopolis City anime.png|thumb|230pxleft|250px|Sootopolis City in the anime]]
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Upon arriving, {{an|May}}, [[Max]], and {{an|Brock}} saw fireworks and realized an event was being held in the city, so they ran to join the attendees. It was soon revealed that the Mayor of Sootopolis City was inaugurating a water-themed theater and that [[Juan]], the Leader of the [[Sootopolis Gym]], would put on a show with his {{type|Water}} {{OBP|Pokémon|species}} as part of the festivities. May was amazed at how beautifully Juan's Pokémon took the stage and Brock commented on how they had been well-raised. Throughout Juan's presentation, May was even more impressed and said Juan could be a great [[Pokémon Coordinator]].
[[File:Ash Rain Badge.png|thumb|220px|Ash holding the Rain Badge]]
{{TRT}} was also impressed by Juan and they decided to steal his Pokémon, but Juan managed to send them blasting off with minimum effort. After that, Ash approached Juan saying he would like to have a battle with him, and once Juan agreed, the group was taken to the Gym on a boat. While on their way to the Sootopolis Gym, the group discovered that Juan is a former winner of the [[Grand Festival]], having received the [[Ribbon Cup]] and the title of [[Top Coordinator]] years ago. They also learned why he [[Type expert|specializes]] in Water-type Pokémon.
When they got to the Gym, they were greeted by {{ho|Sebastian}}, Juan's butler and assistant, who explained to Ash the rules of the Sootopolis Gym. The Gym battle is divided into four rounds; the first is a [[Double Battle]] held in a large swimming pool with floating platforms and the other three are Single Battles conducted in a battlefield resembling a lake surrounded by land. Ash won the battle in ''[[AG111|Eight Ain't Enough!]]'', earning the {{Badge|Rain}}, his eighth [[Hoenn]] Badge overall, which allowed him to compete in the [[Ever Grande Conference]]. After that the group left for [[Pacifidlog Town]], site of an upcoming [[Pokémon Contest]] which May wanted to enter in order to obtain her fifth [[Ribbon]].
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==In the manga==
[[File:Sootopolis City Adventures.png|thumb|220px|Sootopolis City in Pokémon Adventures]]
[[File:Sootopolis City ORAS Adventures.png|thumb|left|200px|Sootopolis City in the {{chap|Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire}}]]
Sootopolis City was first mentioned in ''[[PS192===={{chap|StickRuby This& in Your Craw, Crawdaunt I]]'' by [[Mr. Briney]] when his {{p|WhiscashSapphire}}, Whisko, was sensing earthquakes with its whiskers and that many earthquakes have happened there.====
Sootopolis City was first mentioned in ''[[PS192|Stick This in Your Craw, Crawdaunt I]]'', where [[Mr. Briney]] mentioned how his {{p|Whiscash}}, Whisko, had sensed multiple earthquakes happening in Sootopolis.
After [[Maxie]] awakened {{DL|Super-ancient Pokémon (Adventures)|Groudon}} and {{DL|Super-ancient Pokémon (Adventures)|Kyogre}} at the [[Seafloor Cavern]], the two [[Legendary Pokémon]] eventuallyconfronted cameeach face to faceother in Sootopolis City, where they began a fierce battle with each other. In order to prevent the immense energy resulted by the battle from going out of control, {{Steven}} and the [[Elite Four]] used the {{TP|Brandon|Legendary titans}} to contain the energy in Sootopolis City. Due to the containment field created by the titans covering the city everywhere above it, the excess energy from the battle was forced downwards, causing the entire city to rise into the air. Eventually, the battle was stopped by {{adv|Ruby}} and {{DL|Super-ancient Pokémon (Adventures)|Rayquaza}}, bringing the city back down to its proper place.
Sootopolis===={{chap|Omega CityRuby reappeared& inAlpha [[PAORAS19]], where [[Zinnia]] was taken there after Rayquaza rejected her offer to join her in order to destroy the meteoroid headed for Hoenn.Sapphire}}====
[[Zinnia]] was taken there after Rayquaza rejected her offer to join her in order to destroy the [[Grand Meteor Delta|meteoroid]] headed for Hoenn. Upon {{-adv|Emerald}}'s request, Zinnia agreed to work alongside the Stones, [[Mr. Stone|Joseph]] and Steven, for a solution to avert the impending apocalypse. Eventually a plan was devised, which involved the Hoenn [[Gym Leader]]s, Elite Four, and [[Frontier Brain]]s, as well as the [[Draconid people|Draconids]], {{adv|Red}}, and {{adv|Green}}, all standing by at Sootopolis to launch a combined attack towards the meteoroid, while Ruby and {{adv|Sapphire}} would ride Rayquaza into space to strike the meteoroid directly. The plan was executed successfully, saving the Hoenn region from yet another disaster.
Sootopolis City appears to be based on the {{wp|Greece|Greek}} {{wp|List of islands of Greece|island}} of {{wp|Santorini}}, also known as Thera.
* [[Kiri]] was named after [[Junichi Masuda]]'s daughter, born right before the Japanese release of {{game|Ruby and Sapphire|s}}.<ref>[ Director's Column] (Japanese)</ref>
* In the flower patch next to the big tree [[AZ]] gave, there is a flower in the patch that is the same in design toas the flower on the Eternal Flower {{p|Floette}}, the Floette that befriended AZ in the {{g|X and Y}} storyline. Whether there is an in-game event relating to this is currently unknown.
* This is the only city in the [[Pokémon world]] which requires the use of {{m|Dive}} in order to be reached for the first time.
* There is {{DL|List of glitches in Generation III|Sootopolis rock wall oversight|a minor collision error}} on one of the rocks in {{game|Ruby and Sapphire|s}}.
* In {{game|Emerald}}, the {{p|Seedot}} received from [[In-game trade|Kobe]] at [[Rustboro City]] is exactly 0.01 meters larger than the size requirement for the [[Elixir]].
* In {{game2|Ruby|Sapphire|Emerald}}, the initial record holder's Trainer is named Marco. This is an anagram to {{wp|macro}}, a Greek prefix that means large.
==Name origin=Origin===
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! Language
| 琉璃市 ''Liúlí Shì''
| Rough transliteration of its Japanese name; can be taken as "colored glaze city" or "glass city"
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| Polish
| Sootopolis
| From its English name
|- style="background:#FFF"
| Vietnamese
[[pl:Sootopolis City]]