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Reason: Shop items/services, souvenir items, rank information, complete list of NPC fans.

Join Avenue ジョインアベニュー
Join Avenue
"Wild Missingno. appeared!"
Map description: A big avenue that keeps developing as you communicate with more people.
Location: Between Route 4 and Nimbasa City
Region: Unova
Generations: V
Unova Join Avenue Map.png
Location of Join Avenue in Unova.
Pokémon world locations
The entrance to Join Avenue in Black 2

Join Avenue (Japanese: ジョインアベニュー Join Avenue) is a building introduced in Pokémon Black and White 2. It is located between Route 4 and Nimbasa City, replacing Nimbasa Gate which was previously there.

Initially, Join Avenue is an empty building, as it is the player's task to invite visitors, making them residents. These visitors are NPCs visiting daily, known as the player's fans, or avatars of other players which have been registered by the player's game. Visitors can be invited to open their own dream shop or recommended to visit another shop on Join Avenue, increasing its popularity if the customer is satisfied. Exclamations akin to those appearing in the streets of Castelia City can be seen in Join Avenue.

Join Avenue
An avenue that grows as you deepen
exchanges with other people.

Attracting customers

The amount of NPC fans visiting daily increases with the rank of Join Avenue. These typically yield less popularity points than the avatars of other players. Occasionally, visitors will give the player a souvenir item when engaged.

To get the avatar of another player to visit Join Avenue, the player can do the following:

  • Register the player on the C-Gear's Tag Log
  • Have a battle or trade with the player (both wireless and Wi-Fi are included)
  • Have a person leave a footprint at the player's Dream World house


Assistants will reside in the player's office, providing various services. This is a list of the assistants that the player can gain:

"Leave registration to me!"
Can check avenue status, change player's avenue title, change various phrases, and (after reaching Rank 10) change avenue name (under usual restrictions).
  • Ace Trainer Future (Japanese: ミライ Mirai), initial resident.
"Ask me about shops!"
Can tell a perfect shop for the player, letting the player choose from a list of different types of shops. The length of this list increases with the rank of Join Avenue, ultimately containing all eight shop types.
  • Scientist Gardner (Japanese: パソキチ Pasokichi), reward from the owner upon reaching Rank 2.
"Let me organize everything!"
Can move the player's Pokémon in the Pokémon Storage System, show various statistics about the player and residing avatars of other players, change the roles of assistants, and change the physical order of shops in the avenue. After reaching Rank 6, this assistant can also change the appearance of the avenue's neon arch between four styles: Star Orange, Aurora Purple, Cloud Light Blue, and Stone Green.
  • Nurse Elethia (Japanese: チュ Chu), reward from the owner upon reaching Rank 4.
"Leave Pokémon healing to me!"
Can heal the player's Pokémon.

The roles of these assistants can be swapped at will (as mentioned above), and after reaching Rank 8, they can be replaced by visiting avatars of other players that the player is able to recruit.

In addition, NPCs will start residing in the players office and on the avenue, as Join Avenue's rank increases. These will ask the player multiple-choice questions concerning personal information and preferences. The answers given will be used to determine various outcomes when players interact with each other in Join Avenue. One of these NPCs, namely the man residing in the player's office wearing a black suit and shades, does not follow this pattern, and will instead provide some information about the current shop owners in the player's avenue - this applies only to the avatars of other players owning a shop, as the man will have no information about regular NPC fans.


Shops are created when inviting a visitor to open one. Join Avenue can contain a maximum of eight shops at a time, shops being replaceable when this limit is reached.

By recommending a shop to an appropriate visitor, the shop's popularity will increase. Popularity determines the overall rank of Join Avenue, which influences the prices of Join Avenue services. It also determines the individual rank of the recommended shop, which determines the services it provides. A shop starts at Rank 1 and will stop increasing in rank afer reaching Rank 10, although it will still receive popularity points, affecting the overall rank of Join Avenue. All shops change appearance and name when reaching Rank 4, and again at Rank 8.

There are eight different types of shops, but some variation in terms of services provided is also found within most shop types, depending on the shop owner. For example, Scientist Anneli and Pokémon Ranger Jenna can both open Dojos, but provide different services. Similarly, Flower Shops offer type-resistant Berries, but one would need all four variations of the shop in order to collect each type of these Berries.

Any service provided by a shop can only be provided once per day, unless the shop's rank goes up, in which case it will refresh. When Raffle Shops and Antique Shops are refreshed in this manner, their outcomes will not change.

Raffle Shop

Visitor wanting to open a Raffle Shop:

"I would want to make everyone excited."

A Raffle Shop (Japanese: くじびきや Lottery Shop) provides a free, daily raffle as its only service, where the player wins a random prize. The chance of getting a greater prize increases with the rank of the shop.

There are no service variations between Raffle Shops.

Raffle Shop prizes

No. Item
1 Master Ball Master Ball
2 Rare Candy Rare Candy
3 PP Max PP Max
4 PP Up PP Up
5 Max Revive Max Revive
6 Max Elixir Max Elixir
7 Max Ether Max Ether
8 Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
9 Full Heal Full Heal
10 Berry Juice Berry Juice

Beauty Salon

Visitor wanting to open a Beauty Salon:

"I would want to make people's Pokémon more beautiful."

A Beauty Salon (Japanese: びようしつ Beauty Parlor) offers various services increasing a Pokémon's friendship and lowering its effort values.

There are two variations of Beauty Salons in terms of services provided.


Visitor wanting to open a Dojo:

"I would want to train people's Pokémon and make them strong."

A Dojo (Japanese: どうじょう Dojo) offers various services increasing a Pokémon's effort values and level.

There are four variations of Dojos in terms of services provided.


Visitor wanting to open a Market:

"I would want to collect a lot of things and surprise everyone."

A Market (Japanese: マーケット Market) sells various items, mainly in large batches at a discount. Some of these items are not sold in regular Poké Marts.

There are four variations of Markets in terms of services provided.

Items sold

Item Price  ?  ?  ?  ?
Fresh Water Fresh Water ×12 PokémonDollar.png2400
Moomoo Milk Moomoo Milk ×12 PokémonDollar.png6000

Flower Shop

Visitor wanting to open a Flower Shop:

"I would want to help everyone relax with beautiful flowers."

A Flower Shop (Japanese: はなや Florist) sells Berries and Mulch.

There are four variations of Flower Shops in terms of services provided.

Items sold

This is a list of the items available for purchase in Rank 10 Flower Shops. The listed prices decrease as Join Avenue's rank increases. A, B, C, and D represent the four variations of Flower Shops.

Item Price A B C D
Pomeg Berry Pomeg Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png3000
Kelpsy Berry Kelpsy Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png3000
Qualot Berry Qualot Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png3000
Hondew Berry Hondew Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png3000
Grepa Berry Grepa Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png3000
Tamato Berry Tamato Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png3000
Liechi Berry Liechi Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Ganlon Berry Ganlon Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Salac Berry Salac Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Petaya Berry Petaya Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Apicot Berry Apicot Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Occa Berry Occa Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Passho Berry Passho Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Wacan Berry Wacan Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Rindo Berry Rindo Berry x4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Yache Berry Yache Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Chople Berry Chople Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Kebia Berry Kebia Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Shuca Berry Shuca Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Coba Berry Coba Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Payapa Berry Payapa Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Tanga Berry Tanga Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Charti Berry Charti Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Kasib Berry Kasib Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Haban Berry Haban Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Colbur Berry Colbur Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Babiri Berry Babiri Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Chilan Berry Chilan Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png2000
Leppa Berry Leppa Berry PokémonDollar.png1500
Razz Berry Razz Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png600
Bluk Berry Bluk Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png600
Lum Berry Lum Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png800
Sitrus Berry Sitrus Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png800
Persim Berry Persim Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png600
Aspear Berry Aspear Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png600
Oran Berry Oran Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png600
Chesto Berry Chesto Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png600
Pecha Berry Pecha Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png600
Rawst Berry Rawst Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png600
Cheri Berry Cheri Berry ×4 PokémonDollar.png600
Gooey Mulch Gooey Mulch ×4 PokémonDollar.png1600
Damp Mulch Damp Mulch ×4 PokémonDollar.png1600
Growth Mulch Growth Mulch ×4 PokémonDollar.png1600
Stable Mulch Stable Mulch ×4 PokémonDollar.png1600

Antique Shop

Visitor wanting to open an Antique Shop:

"I would want to collect unique items and surprise everyone."

An Antique Shop (Japanese: ふるどうぐや Secondhand Store) sells various unidentified items which are appraised by the shop owner after purchasing, granting the player a Hard Stone or a surprise item, such as an evolutionary stone.

There are no service variations between Antique Shops.


Visitor wanting to open a Café:

"I would want to make delicious meals for Pokémon and make them happy."

A Café (Japanese: カフェ Café) offers various services increasing a Pokémon's friendship, effort values, and level.

There are two variations of Cafés in terms of services provided.


Nurseries (Japanese: ほいくじょ Nursery) offer various services that make Eggs hatch faster.

There are no service variations between Nurseries.

Nurseries are initially inaccessible. Once unlocked, by defeating the Champion and reaching Rank 15, certain compatible visitors (such as Hiker Jaylen or Nurse Jess) will change shop type, meaning that they will ask to open a Nursery upon invitation, rather than their previous shop type. In the event that such a character is already residing in Join Avenue with their initial shop type, the player can change that shop into a Nursery.

NPC fans

This is an incomplete list of NPC fans and the shops they can open. A, B, C, and D represent shop variations, if any.

Name Shop (variation)
--- Anton Raffle Shop
--- Asta Raffle Shop
Ace Trainer f OD.png Jannis Raffle Shop
 ? Raffle Shop
 ? Raffle Shop
 ? Raffle Shop
Ace Trainer f OD.png Alwyn Beauty Salon (B)
Ace Trainer m OD.png Assar Beauty Salon (A)
Lass OD.png Assunta Beauty Salon (B)
Youngster OD.png Axel Beauty Salon (A)
Scientist f OD.png Janette Beauty Salon (B)
 ? Beauty Salon (?)
Hiker OD.png Alpi Dojo (?)
Scientist f OD.png Anneli Dojo (B)
Pokemon Ranger f OD.png Jenna Dojo (C)
 ? Dojo (?)
 ? Dojo (?)
 ? Dojo (?)
--- Jeanne Market (?)
--- Judith Market (?)
--- Julie Market (?)
Roughneck OD.png Justan Market (?)
--- ジュール Market (?)
 ? Market (?)
Youngster OD.png ハジメマート Market (?)
Roughneck OD.png Aleron Flower Shop (D)
--- Joan Flower Shop (B)
--- アーム Flower Shop (B)
--- アイニッキ Flower Shop (A)
--- ジャレッド Flower Shop (C)
--- フラワーアイニシキ Flower Shop (A)
 ? Flower Shop (?)
Pokemon Ranger f OD.png Annetta Antique Shop
Pokemon Ranger m OD.png Atilio Antique Shop
Parasol Lady OD.png Jane Antique Shop
Hiker OD.png Julio Antique Shop
 ? Antique Shop
 ? Antique Shop
Lass OD.png Alena Café (B)
Youngster OD.png Artos Café (A)
Ace Trainer m OD.png Azzo Café (B)
Youngster OD.png Jasper Café (B)
Lass OD.png Jocelyn Café (A)
Ace Trainer f OD.png アントニナ Café (A)
Scientist f OD.png Jaclyn Nursery*
Scientist m OD.png Jacorey Nursery*
Hiker OD.png Jaylen Nursery*
--- Jess Nursery*
Roughneck OD.png Jimbo Nursery*
Parasol Lady OD.png Josie Nursery*
Youngster OD.png Janus Varies with ID


  • Like other in-game features depending on the DS clock, Join Avenue will be interrupted for a day if any changes are made to the date or time settings of the DS system in use (including those caused by changing to another DS system).
  • Raffle Shops are the only places the player can get a Master Ball outside of the main story without interaction with other players in Generation V.
  • All NPC fans visiting Join Avenue have names beginning with letters J or A, in reference to the location's name.
    • Furthermore, their overworld sprite appearances are limited to those available on Trainer cards.

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Galerie Concorde
Germany Flag.png German Einklangspassage
Italy Flag.png Italian Galleria Solidarietà
South Korea Flag.png Korean 조인애버뉴 Join Avenue
Spain Flag.png Spanish Galería Unión

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