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==Places of interest==
 
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Pokéwood is located next to the Virbank Gym. It's a building in which you can participate in Pokémon movies, which have you participate in various scenarios to create a movie.
 
   
 
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The Virbank Gym is the official [[Gym]] of Virbank City. The [[Gym Leader]] is [[Homika]]. The Virbank City Gym is a Gym is a music club. For defeating Homika, Trainers receives the Toxic badge.
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The Virbank Gym is the official [[Gym]] of Virbank City. The [[Gym Leader]] is [[Homika]]. The Virbank City Gym is a Gym is a music club. For defeating Homika, Trainers receives the Toxic badge, and is also given [[TM]].
   
 
==In the anime==
 
==In the anime==

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Route 20
Virbank City


Location
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Location of Virbank City in Unova.

Virbank City (Japanese: タチワキシティ Tachiwaki City) is a city in southwestern Unova. It is the location for the second Gym that the player visits in the games Black 2 and White 2, led by Homika.

Places of interest

Virbank Gym

Main article: Virbank Gym

The Virbank Gym is the official Gym of Virbank City. The Gym Leader is Homika. The Virbank City Gym is a Gym is a music club. For defeating Homika, Trainers receives the Toxic badge, and is also given TM.

In the anime

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Virbank City in the anime

Virbank City first appeared in the anime when Ash and his friends arrive in the city in BW082. The town has had a movie studio since long ago and recently an amusement park was completed. The group meets Luke who is visiting to participate in a movie contest and they help in the making of his film. In BW083 and BW084, Ash arrived at Virbank Gym, in order to battle Gym Leader Homika for his eigth gym badge in Unova. In BW085 Ash and his friends, having found out that the Unova League begins in three months, decided to go eat Virbank City's famous "Beartic Ice Cream" at Cilan's suggestion. When they do, they meet the Sinnoh Region Champion, Cynthia.

Name origin

Language Name Origin
Japanese タチワキシティ Tachiwaki City From 立涌文様 tachiwaki-monyō, a pattern based on alternating, vertical waves, similar to that of steam
English Virbank City From virga, bank, and possibly Burbank


Unova
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Settlements
Nuvema TownAccumula TownStriaton CityNacrene CityCastelia CityNimbasa CityAnville Town
Driftveil CityMistralton CityIcirrus CityOpelucid CityPokémon LeagueLacunosa TownUndella Town
Black CityWhite ForestAspertia CityFloccesy TownVirbank CityLentimas TownHumilau City
Routes
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Bridges and tunnels
Skyarrow BridgeDriftveil DrawbridgeTubeline BridgeVillage BridgeMarvelous BridgeMarine Tube
Landmarks
DreamyardWellspring CavePinwheel ForestLiberty GardenDesert ResortRelic CastleBattle SubwayLostlorn Forest
Cold StorageMistralton CaveChargestone CaveCelestial TowerTwist MountainDragonspiral TowerMoor of Icirrus
Challenger's CaveVictory Road (BWB2W2) • N's CastleRoyal UnovaGiant ChasmUndella BayAbyssal Ruins
Abundant ShrinePoké Transfer LabP2 LaboratoryEntralinkUnity TowerFloccesy RanchPledge GroveVirbank Complex
Pokéstar StudiosCastelia SewersJoin AvenueCave of BeingPokémon World TournamentReversal MountainPlasma Frigate
Clay TunnelUnderground RuinsStrange HouseRelic PassageSeaside CaveWhite TreehollowBlack Tower
Access to
Nature Preserve

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