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Blackthorn City

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Blackthorn City フスベシティ
Fusube City
"A Quiet Mountain Retreat"
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Map description
A mysterious mountain village cut into a rock face.
Blackthorn City Gym - Johto Gym #8
Clair
Clair
Dragon-type
specialist Gym
Rising Badge
Rising Badge
Blackthorn City Gym - Johto Gym #8
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Rising Badge
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Blackthorn City Gym - Johto Gym #8
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Ice Path
 
Blackthorn City
 
Route 45
 
Location
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Location of Blackthorn City in Johto.
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Gen II

Blackthorn City (Japanese: フスベシティ Fusube City) is located in northeast Johto. It is known as "A Quiet Mountain Retreat".

Pokémon Trainers often come to Blackthorn City in order to win the Rising Badge from Clair, the Blackthorn Gym Leader, who specializes in Template:Type2 Pokémon.

Many famous Dragon-type Trainers, including Clair and Lance, come from Blackthorn City.

According to a resident in Blackthorn, most Trainers in the city end up being Dragon-type specialists. This could be because of the Dragon's Den in the area and because the local Gym Leader is a Dragon-type Trainer.

Places of interest

Move Deleter and Move Tutor House

A house is located in the southern part of the city, to the left of the Poké Mart.

In Generation II, the Move Deleter lives here, alone. For no charge, he will make a Pokémon forget a move it knows. This is the only way for a Pokémon to forget HM moves. In order to delete an HM move, the player must first have another Pokémon with that same move in order for it to be deleted. The Move Deleter's service can be used to delete moves exclusive to Generation II, so that Pokémon can be traded to a Generation I game via the Time Capsule.

In HeartGold and SoulSilver, the move deleter shares his house with Johto's move relearner, who will teach a move the Pokémon was previously able to learn in exchange for a Heart Scale. There are also two move tutors: one who will teach Draco Meteor to Dragon-type Pokémon, and another who will teach Frenzy Plant, Blast Burn and Hydro Cannon to the fully-evolved Grass-, Fire-, and Template:Type2 starter Pokémon, respectively. Like the move deleter, the tutors do not charge for their services.

In Generation IV, the sign outside reads:

Move Deleter and Move Tutor House
A Mysterious House Where You Can Make
Pokémon Forget and Remember Moves

Dragon's Den

Main article: Dragon's Den

A clan of masters of Template:Type2 Pokémon have lived in the city for generations. The masters built the Dragon's Den, a cavern with an underground lake that contains a shrine to Dragon Pokémon, as well as the elders of the Dragon clan. The entrance is located behind the gym, across a small pond, while the main cavern seems to be located underneath the city itself.

Many strong Trainers can be found within the cavern. The Master of the Dragon User Clan is located here, and he will quiz the player on their attitude towards and treatment of their Pokémon. Correct answers will be rewarded, in Crystal, HeartGold, and SoulSilver, with a Dratini that knows ExtremeSpeed. Silver can be found here, contemplating his training some days of the week, and Clair will visit to reward the player with the Rising Badge she refused to award in the Gym, as well as TM24 (DragonBreath)GSC or TM59 (Dragon Pulse)HGSS.

It is inaccessible before defeating Clair in the Blackthorn Gym, as it is blocked off by a man in front of the cave, and then it must be traversed to finally obtain the Rising Badge. Clair and Lance appear for a tag battle if the player and rival have already battled at Mt. Moon.

Ice Path

Main article: Ice Path

The Ice Path is the only way into the town from the north. Route 45 is also reachable from the south of Blackthorn, but the steep mountain path means it can be used as an exit only. It is known for its numerous ice puzzles, which vary in size and difficulty. The Ice Cave is famous for its rare Jynx, but it has many other Pokémon as well. It is the only place in Johto where wild Swinub, Jynx and Delibird can be caught.

Santos

Main article: Week Siblings

Santos can be found in the city on Saturdays. When the player encounters him for the first time, he'll give out a Spell TagGSC or Soft SandHGSS, and then a Snooze Ribbon all other times after the first encounterHGSS.

Demographics

Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver

In Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, Blackthorn City's population is 40. This high number is due, in part, to the Gym.

Poké Mart

Generation II
Great Ball Great Ball
Pokémon Dollar600
Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
Pokémon Dollar1200
Hyper Potion Hyper Potion
Pokémon Dollar1200
Max Potion Max Potion
Pokémon Dollar2500
Full Heal Full Heal
Pokémon Dollar600
X Defend X Defend
Pokémon Dollar550
X Attack X Attack
Pokémon Dollar500
Generation IV - Bottom
Poké Ball Poké Ball
Pokémon Dollar200
Great Ball Great Ball
Pokémon Dollar600
Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
Pokémon Dollar1200
Potion Potion
Pokémon Dollar300
Super Potion Super Potion
Pokémon Dollar700
Hyper Potion Hyper Potion
Pokémon Dollar1200
Max Potion Max Potion
Pokémon Dollar2500
Full Restore Full Restore*
Pokémon Dollar3000
Revive Revive
Pokémon Dollar1500
Antidote Antidote
Pokémon Dollar100
Parlyz Heal Parlyz Heal
Pokémon Dollar200
Awakening Awakening
Pokémon Dollar250
Burn Heal Burn Heal
Pokémon Dollar250
Ice Heal Ice Heal
Pokémon Dollar250
Full Heal Full Heal
Pokémon Dollar600
Escape Rope Escape Rope
Pokémon Dollar550
Repel Repel
Pokémon Dollar350
Super Repel Super Repel
Pokémon Dollar500
Max Repel Max Repel
Pokémon Dollar700
Generation IV - Top
Air Mail Air Mail
Pokémon Dollar50
Net Ball Net Ball
Pokémon Dollar1000
Dusk Ball Dusk Ball
Pokémon Dollar1000

Items

Item Location Games

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Pokémon

Generation II

  Pokémon     Games     Location     Levels     Rate  
Morning Day Night
Gift Pokémon
112 Rhydon
G S C
148 Trade
Dragonair
Dragonair's level One
085 Dodrio
G S C
148 Trade
Dragonair
Dragonair's level One
Fishing and Surfing
129 Magikarp
G S C
Surfing Surfing
5-19 100%
129 Magikarp
G S C
Old Rod Fishing
Old Rod
10 85%
060 Poliwag
G S C
Old Rod Fishing
Old Rod
10 15%
060 Poliwag
G S C
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
20 65%
129 Magikarp
G S C
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
20 35%
060 Poliwag
G S C
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
40 70%
129 Magikarp
G S C
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
40 20%
061 Poliwhirl
G S C
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
40 10%
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 IV

  Pokémon     Games     Location     Levels     Rate  
Morning Day Night
Gift Pokémon
085 Dodrio
HG SS
148 Trade
Dragonair
Dragonair's level One
Fishing and Surfing
129 Magikarp
HG SS
Surfing Surfing
2-20 100%
129 Magikarp
HG SS
Old Rod Fishing
Old Rod
10 95%
060 Poliwag
HG SS
Old Rod Fishing
Old Rod
10 5%
129 Magikarp
HG SS
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
20 60%
060 Poliwag
HG SS
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
20 40%
060 Poliwag
HG SS
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
40 93%
129 Magikarp
HG SS
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
40 7%
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.

Trainer Tips

Generation II

A Pokémon holding a MiracleBerry will cure itself of any status problem

Generation IV

Wild Pokémon will appear regularly if you don't run, but walk quietly in the tall grass. If your party Pokémon are tired, it is better to avoid running, and go straight to a Pokémon Center.

In the anime

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The entrance to Blackthorn City

Blackthorn City appeared in the anime.

Trivia

Name origin

Language Name Origin
Japanese フスベシティ Fusube City Possibly from 燻べる fusuberu (to smoke). May also be from 伏辺山 (Fusube-yama), a mountain in Yamagata Prefecture. Its name can be roughly translated as "to hide surrounding area."
English Blackthorn City From the plant blackthorn, a type of plant closely related to the plum.
French Ébenelle From ébène, ebony.
German Ebenholz City From Ebenholz, ebony.
Italian Ebanopoli From ebano, ebony, and the suffix -poli, meaning city.
Spanish Ciudad Endrino
Ciudad Espina Negra *
From endrino, blackthorn.
Literally black thorn.
Korean 검은먹시티 Geomeunmeok City 검은먹 (geomeunmeok) means black ink stick.
Chinese (Mandarin) 煙墨市/烟墨市 Yānmò Shì Possibly a reference to 燻べる fusuberu (to smoke). 煙墨 literally means "smoke ink," but can also mean "black ink" or "smoke black".
Chinese (Cantonese) 煙墨市 Yinmak Si Same as the Mandarin name.



Johto
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Settlements
New Bark TownCherrygrove CityViolet CityAzalea TownGoldenrod CityEcruteak City
Olivine CityCianwood CityMahogany TownBlackthorn CitySafari Zone GateFrontier Access
Routes
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Landmarks
Dark CaveSprout TowerRuins of AlphUnion CaveSlowpoke WellIlex ForestRadio TowerGlobal Terminal
Goldenrod TunnelNational ParkPokéathlon DomeBell TowerBurned TowerMooMoo FarmGlitter Lighthouse
Battle Tower (CrystalHGSS)/FrontierCliff Edge GateCliff CaveEmbedded TowerSafari ZoneWhirl Islands
Mt. MortarLake of RageTeam Rocket HQIce PathDragon's DenS.S. AquaMt. Silver
Access to
Sinjoh RuinsKanto

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