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Po Town

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'''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 [[Fashion item|Skull Tank]] and [[Fashion item|Team Skull Cap]]{{sup/7|USUM}}. If the player purchases the tank topclothing, the two Grunts will leave the Pokémon Center, leaving it with no more functional use.
{{Fashion/l|Top|Skull Tank|''Custom''|||10,000}}
{{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}}50005,000 after defeating him, after defeating Guzma ''(daily)''|US=yes|UM=yes}}
{{Itemlist|Skull Tank|sprite=SM Skull Tank {{#switch: {{#expr: {{#time: U}} mod 2}}|0=m|1=f}}|size=40|From the female Team Skull Grunt in the [[Pokémon Center]] for {{PDollar}}10,000, after becoming {{pkmn|Champion}}|Su=yes|M=yes|US=yes|UM=yes|display=[[Fashion item|Skull Tank]]}}
{{Itemlist|Team Skull Cap|sprite=USUM Team Skull Cap {{#switch: {{#expr: {{#time: U}} mod 2}}|0=m|1=f}}|size=40|From the female Team Skull Grunt in the Pokémon Center after buying the Skull Tank, after becoming Champion|US=yes|UM=yes|display=[[Fashion item|Team Skull Cap]]}}
===Totem Stickers===
{{Itemlist||sprite=USUM Totem Sticker art|size=40px|On the side of the first 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|OnInside the Pokémon Center, on a box into the northwest cornerleft of the Pokémon Centercounter|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|SoutheastOn 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}}
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===
{{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|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}}
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! 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]].
==In the manga==
[[File:Po Town Adventures.png|thumb|180px250px|Po Town in Pokémon Adventures]]
===In the Pokémon Adventures manga===
Po Town debuted in the {{chap''[[PASM14|SunFlash &and Moon}}Cosmog's Secret]]''. [[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 angersangered Plumeria to the point where she refusesrefused to accept him as a true member of Team Skull. When Plumeria tellstold Gladion to follow her, Gladion compliescomplied, but iswas momentarily distracted when a {{p|Zygarde}} [[List of Pokémon with form differences#Zygarde|Core]] jumpsjumped past him.
In [[PASM17]], [[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}} that he had in his possession 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.
While the Captains and Gladion headed out to help the people of Ula'ula and stop the Ultra Beasts, {{adv|Sun}} and {{adv|Moon}}, who had followed the Captains to Po Town, stayed behind to collect Zygarde Cells. The two were soon approached by [[Looker]] and {{FB|Salon Maiden|Anabel}} from the [[International Police]], who wanted to ask them questions regarding the Ultra Beasts. After they had agreed to pay Sun six million yen for his information, he told them everything about the Ultra Beasts he saw. Not much after Anabel had sent Looker out to identify and locate the Ultra Beasts, the three {{pkmn|Trainer}}s were attacked by a {{p|Blacephalon}}. Their attempt at {{pkmn2|caught|catching}} it failed, but they were saved by the appearance of {{p|Tapu Bulu}}, who {{m|Whirlwind|blew it away}}. While Sun completed his job of delivering a [[Mirage Berry]] to Tapu Bulu, Anabel thought about [[Colress|a certain man]] hiding somewhere in [[Alola]], who could be able to create [[Beast Ball|a Poké Ball capable of catching Ultra Beasts]].
* This is the only city or town in Alola where the background music doesn't change depending on the time of day.
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===Name origin===
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[[es:Pueblo Po]]