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ビッグシティ Big City
The City of Trovitopolis.png
Region Orange Archipelago
Debut The Mystery Menace

Trovitopolis (Japanese: ビッグシティ Big City) is a large port city on the western side of Mandarin Island South.

After traveling through the desert in the middle of Mandarin Island South, Ash, Misty, and Tracey reached the west side of the island and followed the path to Trovitopolis where they wanted to take a ferry to Trovita Island. Before they even reached the city, however, they fell into a hole dug by Team Rocket. The hole lead them to the sewer system of Trovitopolis where they were confronted with a mysterious creature, which later turned out to be a Bulbasaur that was abandoned by its former owner, the mayor of Trovitopolis.

The ferry to Trovita Island runs once a day. The voyage by ferry only takes a few minutes, according to the local Officer Jenny.


Places of interest

Pokémon Center

The Pokémon Center of Trovitopolis is a spherical building built in between two flats. It appears to only have a ground floor. Just like most Pokémon Centers, it features a communication system to communicate with other people in other regions or islands.

Government offices

The town hall, where the Mayor of Trovitopois works, appears to be a big building built in ancient Roman style. In front of the town hall is a statue of the Mayor of Trovitopolis who was put down in his position after the townspeople heard he had abandoned his Bulbasaur when he was younger.

Sewer complex

Beneath Trovitopolis, there is a large sewer complex with a labyrinth of tunnels. After the Mayor of Trovitopolis had abandoned his Bulbasaur when he was younger, it ended up living here all on its own. When Ash, Misty, and Tracey ended up in the sewers they were confronted by it, but didn't know it was a Bulbasaur until later.

Police station

The police station resembles a large apartment building with a police officer's cap in the middle. One wing of the station encloses a small jailing house.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 大都會 Daaih Dōuwuih *
Mandarin 大都會 / 大都会 Dà Dūhuì *
大都市 Dà Dūshì *
比格市 Bǐgé Shì *
Denmark Flag.png Danish Trovitopolis City
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Trovitopolis City
France Flag.png French Tartofoupolis
Germany Flag.png German Trovitopolis
Italy Flag.png Italian Trovitopolis
Poland Flag.png Polish Trovitopolis
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Cidade Trovitopolis
Spain Flag.png European Spanish Trobitópolis
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Trovitopolis

Orange Archipelago
Coral-Eye Badge.png Sea Ruby Badge.png Spike Shell Badge.png Jade Star Badge.png WinnerTrophy.png
Inhabited islands
AscorbiaButwalGoldenHamlinKinnowKumquatMandarin N.
Mandarin S.MikanMoroMurcottNavelPummeloShamouti
Deserted islands
CleopatraFairchildFireFukuhara No. 4
Unnamed islands
Unnamed island (EP092)Unnamed island (EP098)
Unnamed island (EP110)Unnamed island (PK04)
Ghost shipPalace of VictoryPokémon Park
Pokémon ShowboatPummelo Stadium

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