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{{Town infobox
|name=Po Town
|jpname=ポータウン
|jptrans=Pō Town
|image=Po Town SM2 USUM.png
|region=Alola
|generation=7
|mapsize=250px
}}
'''Po Town''' (Japanese: '''ポータウン''' ''Pō Town'') is a town situated on [[Ula'ula Island]] of the [[Alola]] [[region]]. It is occupied by [[Team Skull]] and houses their base of operations, the [[Shady House]].
 
==Places of interest==
 
===Pokémon Center===
As the [[Pokémon Center]], like the rest of Po Town, is occupied by Team Skull, no operational [[Poké Mart]], [[Pokémon Center Café]], or [[PC]] can be found there. A {{tc|Team Skull Grunt}} will, however, offer to heal the {{player}}'s Pokémon for {{pdollar}}10 whenever she's asked to. After the player has become {{pkmn|Champion}}, the Grunt, along with her cohort, will offer to sell them a [[TrainerFashion customizationitem|Skull Tank]] forand [[Fashion item|Team Skull Cap]]{{pdollarsup/7|USUM}}10,000. If the player purchases the tank topclothing, the two Grunts will leave the Pokémon Center, leaving it with no more functional use.
 
{{Fashion/header|scheme=Black}}
{{Fashion/l|Top|Skull Tank|''Custom''|||10,000}}
{{Fashion/l|Hat|Team Skull Cap{{sup/7|USUM}}|''Custom''|||10,000}}
{{Fashion/footer|scheme=Black}}
 
==Demographics==
===Pokémon Sun and Moon===
The population of Po Town is 23. Team Skull primarily inhabits the Shady House and the main road leading to it, with all other buildings being abandoned and inaccessible.
 
==Items==
{{itlisth|building}}
{{Itemlist|Max Repel|In the southeast corner of the town|Su=yes|M=yes|displayUS={{DLyes|Repel|Max Repel}}UM=yes}}
{{Itemlist|Rare Candy|In front of the second house north of the Pokémon Center|Su=yes|M=yes}}
{{Itemlist|SmokeFull BallRestore|On the north side of the third house north of the Pokémon Center, through a hole in the hedge|Su=yes|M=yes}}
{{Itemlist|Ice*In Stone|On the north sidefront of the pool,second accessedhouse from the southwest door on 1Fnorth of the [[ShadyPokémon House]]|Su=yes|M=yes}}Center
*From the {{tc|Team Skull Grunt}} by the pool, after defeating [[Guzma]]|US=yes|UM=yes|display=[[Full Restore]] ×2}}
{{Itemlist|Smoke Ball|On the north side of the third house north of the Pokémon Center, through a hole in the hedge|Su=yes|M=yes|US=yes|UM=yes}}
{{Itemlist|Ice Stone|On the north side of the pool, accessed from the southwest door on 1F of the [[Shady House]]|Su=yes|M=yes|US=yes|UM=yes}}
{{Itemlist|Rare Candy|Southeast of the pool, accessed from the southwest door on 1F of the Shady House ''(hidden)''|US=yes|UM=yes}}
{{Itemlist|Big Nugget|From {{tc|Office Worker}} Royce for {{PDollar}}5,000 after defeating him, after defeating Guzma ''(daily)''|US=yes|UM=yes}}
{{itlistfoot|building}}
 
{{Itemlist||sprite=Key Zygarde Cell Sprite|size=40px|By the red truck southwest of the Shady House in the north{{sup/t|N}}|Su=yes|M=yes|display=[[Zygarde Cube|Zygarde Cell]]}}
{{Itemlist||sprite=Key Zygarde Cell Sprite|size=40px|By the yellow truck southeast of the Shady House in the north{{sup/t|D}}|Su=yes|M=yes|display=[[Zygarde Cube|Zygarde Cell]]}}
{{Itlistfoot|building}}
 
===Totem Stickers===
{{Itlisth|building}}
{{Itemlist||sprite=USUM Totem Sticker art|size=40px|On the side of the house on the left side closest to the Po Town entrance|US=yes|UM=yes|display=[[Totem Sticker]]}}
{{Itemlist||sprite=USUM Totem Sticker art|size=40px|On the side of the Pokémon Center|US=yes|UM=yes|display=[[Totem Sticker]]}}
{{Itemlist||sprite=USUM Totem Sticker art|size=40px|Inside the Pokémon Center, on a box to the left of the counter|US=yes|UM=yes|display=[[Totem Sticker]]}}
{{Itemlist||sprite=USUM Totem Sticker art|size=40px|On the Shady House, to the right of the door|US=yes|UM=yes|display=[[Totem Sticker]]}}
{{Itemlist||sprite=USUM Totem Sticker art|size=40px|On the Shady House, to the right of the pool, accessed from the southwest door on 1F of the Shady House (requires [[Poké Ride|Tauros Charge]])|US=yes|UM=yes|display=[[Totem Sticker]] ×3}}
{{Itlistfoot|building}}
 
==Trainers==
After defeating [[Guzma]] in the [[Shady House]], none of the {{tc|Team Skull Grunt}}s will battle the player (unless mentioned otherwise), acting as if they had already been defeated.
 
===Pokémon Sun and Moon===
{{trainerheader|building}}
{{Trainerentry|VSTeam Skull Grunt M.png{{!}}150px|Team Skull Grunt||1,088|1|167|Spinarak|♂|34|None}}
{{trainerdiv|building}}
{{Trainerentry|VSTeam Skull Grunt M.png{{!}}150px|Team Skull Grunt||1,088|1|088A|Grimer|♂|34|None}}
{{trainerdiv|building}}<!--cannot be battled unless the player has at least 2 Pokémon-->
{{trainerentry|VSTeam Skull Grunt F.png{{!}}150px|Team Skull Grunt||1,120<br><sup>[[Double Battle]] with the following Grunt</sup>|1|020A|Raticate|♀|35|None}}
{{trainerentry|VSTeam Skull Grunt F.png{{!}}150px|Team Skull Grunt||1,120<br><sup>[[Double Battle]] with the previous Grunt</sup>|1|042|Golbat|♀|35|None}}
{{Trainerentry|VSTeam Skull Grunt F.png{{!}}150px|Team Skull Grunt||1,120|1|767|Wimpod|♀|35|None}}
{{trainerfooter|building|7}}
 
===Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon===
{{tc|Office Worker}} Royce can be battled once per day.
 
{{trainerheader|building}}
{{Trainerentry|VSTeam Skull Grunt M.png{{!}}150px|Team Skull Grunt||1,152|1|167|Spinarak|♂|36|None}}
{{trainerdiv|building}}
{{Trainerentry|VSTeam Skull Grunt M.png{{!}}150px|Team Skull Grunt||1,152|1|568|Trubbish|♂|36|None}}
{{trainerdiv|building}}
{{Trainerentry|VSTeam Skull Grunt M.png{{!}}150px|Team Skull Grunt||1,184|1|096|Drowzee|♂|37|None}}
{{trainerdiv|building}}
{{trainerentry|VSTeam Skull Grunt F.png{{!}}150px|Team Skull Grunt||1,184<br><sup>[[Double Battle]] with the following Grunt</sup>|1|020A|Raticate|♀|37|None}}
{{trainerentry|VSTeam Skull Grunt F.png{{!}}150px|Team Skull Grunt||1,184<br><sup>[[Double Battle]] with the previous Grunt</sup>|1|042|Golbat|♀|37|None}}
{{trainerdiv|building}}
{{Trainerentry|VSTeam Skull Grunt M.png{{!}}150px|Team Skull Grunt||1,184|2|023|Ekans|♂|37|None|757|Salandit|♂|37|None}}
{{trainerdiv|building}}
{{Trainerentry|VSTeam Skull Grunt F.png{{!}}150px|Team Skull Grunt||1,184|2|753|Fomantis|♀|37|None|747|Mareanie|♀|37|None}}
{{trainerdiv|building|After defeating Guzma}}
{{Trainerentry|VSTeam Skull Grunt M.png{{!}}150px|Team Skull Grunt||1,280|1|559|Scraggy|♂|40|None}}
{{trainerdiv|building}}
{{Trainerentry|VSOffice Worker M SM.png{{!}}150px|Office Worker|Royce|1,600|2|605|Elgyem|♂|40|None|375|Metang||40|None|36=ノブユキ|37=Nobuyuki}}
{{trainerfooter|building|7}}
 
==Layout==
{| class="roundy" style="margin:auto; background: #000; border: 3px solid #{{locationcolor/dark|building}}"
|-
! style="background:#{{locationcolor/light|building}}; {{roundytl|5px}}" | Game
! style="background:#{{locationcolor/light|building}};" | Before defeating Guzma
! style="background:#{{locationcolor/light|building}}; {{roundytr|5px}}" | After defeating Guzma
|-
! style="background:#{{sun color}}" | {{color2|000|Pokémon Sun and Moon|Sun}}
| rowspan="2" | [[File:Po Town SM.png|200px]]
| rowspan="2" | [[File:Po Town 2 SM.png|200px]]
|-
! style="background:#{{moon color}}" | {{color2|000|Pokémon Sun and Moon|Moon}}
|-
! style="background:#{{ultra sun color}}" | {{color2|000|Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon|Ultra Sun}}
| rowspan="2" | [[File:Po Town USUM.png|200px]]
| rowspan="2" | [[File:Po Town 2 USUM.png|200px]]
|-
! style="background:#{{ultra moon color}}" | {{color2|000|Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon|Ultra Moon}}
|-
| colspan=3 style="background:#{{locationcolor/light|building}}; {{roundybottom|5px}}" | &nbsp;
|}
 
==In the anime==
[[File:Po Town anime.png|thumb|250px|Po Town in the {{pkmn|anime}}]]
Po Town first appeared in ''[[SM115|The Dealer of Destruction!]]'', where [[Team Skull]] watched a [[television]] broadcast of the press conference announcing the [[Alola League]] at the [[Shady House]] prior to [[Guzma]]'s arrival.
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==In the manga==
[[File:Po Town Adventures.png|thumb|200px|Po Town Pokémon Adventures]]
===In the Pokémon Adventures manga===
Po Town debuted in the {{chap|Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon}}. [[Gladion]] traveled there after being made a [[Team Skull]] Enforcer by [[Guzma]]. Shortly after arriving, Gladion was attacked by [[Plumeria]] and a group of {{tc|Team Skull Grunt}}s, who wanted to see if he was skilled enough for the job. Though Gladion proved himself during the battle, his negative attitude angered Plumeria to the point where she refused to accept him as a true member of Team Skull. When Plumeria told Gladion to follow her, Gladion complied, but was momentarily distracted when a {{p|Zygarde}} [[List of Pokémon with form differences#Zygarde|Core]] jumped past him.
 
Later, [[Ilima]], [[Lana]], [[Kiawe]], [[Mallow]], [[Acerola]], and [[Hau]] arrived in Po Town to have a talk with Team Skull. Guzma, appearing on the [[Shady House]]'s balcony, seemed amused by the suggestion, and accepted the offer to talk, if the group could get into the house first. At that moment, the [[Trial Captain]]s and Hau found themselves surrounded by a group of [[Ultra Beast]]s.
 
The three beasts proceeded to easily best their opponents, but when Guzma noticed that the Captains' Pokémon were still hanging on, he revealed a {{p|Cosmog}} and had it open more Ultra Wormholes to summon more beasts. The group was saved by Gladion, who used his {{TP|Gladion|Type: Null}} to fight the Ultra Beasts, which it did with ease due to its status as a Pokémon specifically created to fight them. Afterward, Guzma was kidnapped by a {{p|Nihilego}}, which dragged him into an Ultra Wormhole with it. The other beasts then broke out of Po Town's barrier, proceeding to cause havoc on the rest of Ula'ula.
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==Trivia==
* This is the only city or town in Alola where the background music doesn't change depending on the time of day.
* In [[Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon]], one of the Team Skull Grunts found here says that he's from [[Kalos]].
 
===Name origin===
{| class="roundy" style="background:#597A9B; border: 3px solid #0C090A"
! Language
! Name
| 魄鎮 ''Bok Jan''
| Mandarin-based transliteration of Japanese name. Contains 魄 ''bok'', poetic term for moon
|- style="background:#FFF"
| Brazilian Portuguese
| Vila Pô
| Same as Japanese name
|}
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[[Category:Sun and Moon locations]]
[[Category:Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon locations]]
[[Category:Towns]]
[[Category:Villainous team bases]]
 
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