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Ambrette Town

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Ambrette Town コウジンタウン
Kōjin Town
"Where amber dust dances."
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Map description
This town was known only for its aquarium until the discovery of rare Fossils really put it on the map.
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Route 8
 
Ambrette Town
Route 9
Location
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Location of Ambrette Town in Kalos.

Ambrette Town (Japanese: コウジンタウン Kōjin Town) is a town located in the Kalos region. It is also the location of Kalos's Fossil Lab, where fossils can be revived into Pokémon.

Places of interest

Fossil Lab

The Ambrette Fossil Lab is a laboratory that specializes in reviving fossilized Pokémon remains back into living Pokémon. Various fossils, anthropological and astronomical items and materials line the shelves near the back walls and entrance. Among the items interned are several meteorites which can be used to change Deoxys between its Formes. A Hiker will also award the player the Burn, Chill, Douse and Shock Drives if shown a Genesect.

Ambrette Aquarium

The Ambrette Aquarium is a two-story public aquarium with no entry fee. It also serves as the connecting point between Ambrette Town, Route 8 and the coastline. Several patrons walk around on the two levels, enjoying the various aquariums on the upper entrance floor. On the lower level sits a large Magikarp statue, with the exit leading out to Route 8. If the player talks to the Fisherman next to the statue, he will give the player an Old Rod.

Demographics

Pokémon X and Y

The population of Ambrette Town is 27, making it the largest town in Kalos.

Poké Mart

Generation VI
Poké Ball Poké Ball
Pokémon Dollar200
Great Ball Great Ball
Pokémon Dollar600
Ultra Ball Ultra Ball*
Pokémon Dollar1,200
Potion Potion
Pokémon Dollar300
Super Potion Super Potion
Pokémon Dollar700
Hyper Potion Hyper Potion*
Pokémon Dollar1,200
Max Potion Max Potion*
Pokémon Dollar2,500
Full Restore Full Restore*
Pokémon Dollar3,000
Revive Revive*
Pokémon Dollar1,500
Antidote Antidote
Pokémon Dollar100
Paralyze Heal Paralyze 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

Items

Item Location Games
Bag TM Fighting VI Sprite.png TM94 (Rock Smash) From a girl outside of the Aquarium  X  Y 
Bag Dive Ball Sprite.png Dive Ball Exchange a Poké Ball with the Punk Guy next to the Fossil Lab (daily)  X  Y 
Bag Health Wing Sprite.png Health Wing From a girl in a house south of the Aquarium if the player has a Pokémon with a Speed equal or higher than her request (daily)  X  Y 
Bag X Attack Sprite.png X Attack In the bottom left square south of the Hotel Ambrette (hidden)  X  Y 
Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM96 (Nature Power) From a girl in the right side of the lobby in the hotel  X  Y 
Alert Ribbon.png Alert Ribbon 2F of the hotel; given to the player's lead PokémonMo  X  Y 
Bag Rocky Helmet Sprite.png Rocky Helmet From a girl in the gate to Route 9  X  Y 
Bag Aerodactylite Sprite.png Aerodactylite From a Scientist in the Fossil Lab after returning from Glittering Cave  X  Y 
Bag Old Rod VI Sprite.png Old Rod From a Fisherman on the lower floor of the Aquarium  X  Y 
Bag Rare Candy Sprite.png Rare Candy Along the coast, near three breakable rocks against the cliff face, four steps south and four steps west of the southernmost rock (hidden)  X  Y 
Bag Pearl Sprite.png Pearl Along the coast, at the foot of the cliff on the south side of the town  X  Y 
Bag Shock Drive Sprite.png Shock Drive From a Hiker in the Fossil Lab after showing him a Genesect  X  Y 
Bag Burn Drive Sprite.png Burn Drive From a Hiker in the Fossil Lab after showing him a Genesect  X  Y 
Bag Douse Drive Sprite.png Douse Drive From a Hiker in the Fossil Lab after showing him a Genesect  X  Y 
Bag Chill Drive Sprite.png Chill Drive From a Hiker in the Fossil Lab after showing him a Genesect  X  Y 

Rock Smash

Item Location Games
Bag Big Pearl Sprite.png Big Pearl Randomly found by smashing rocks along the coast  X  Y 
Bag Ether Sprite.png Ether Randomly found by smashing rocks along the coast  X  Y 
Bag Hard Stone Sprite.png Hard Stone Randomly found by smashing rocks along the coast  X  Y 
Bag Heart Scale Sprite.png Heart Scale Randomly found by smashing rocks along the coast  X  Y 
Bag Max Ether Sprite.png Max Ether Randomly found by smashing rocks along the coast  X  Y 
Bag Max Revive Sprite.png Max Revive Randomly found by smashing rocks along the coast  X  Y 
Bag Pearl Sprite.png Pearl Randomly found by smashing rocks along the coast  X  Y 
Bag Revive Sprite.png Revive Randomly found by smashing rocks along the coast  X  Y 
Bag Soft Sand Sprite.png Soft Sand Randomly found by smashing rocks along the coast  X  Y 
Bag Star Piece Sprite.png Star Piece Randomly found by smashing rocks along the coast  X  Y 

Natural objects

Item Location Games
Bag Cheri Berry Sprite.png Cheri Berry Randomly found by using Air Cutter, Blizzard, or Twister on a red Berry tree during a battle  X  Y 
Bag Leppa Berry Sprite.png Leppa Berry Randomly found by using Air Cutter, Blizzard, or Twister on a red Berry tree during a battle  X  Y 
Bag Figy Berry Sprite.png Figy Berry Randomly found by using Air Cutter, Blizzard, or Twister on a red Berry tree during a battle  X  Y 
Bag Occa Berry Sprite.png Occa Berry Randomly found by using Air Cutter, Blizzard, or Twister on a red Berry tree during a battle  X  Y 
Bag Chople Berry Sprite.png Chople Berry Randomly found by using Air Cutter, Blizzard, or Twister on a red Berry tree during a battle  X  Y 
Bag Haban Berry Sprite.png Haban Berry Randomly found by using Air Cutter, Blizzard, or Twister on a red Berry tree during a battle  X  Y 
Bag Pecha Berry Sprite.png Pecha Berry Randomly found by using Air Cutter, Blizzard, or Twister on a pink Berry tree during a battle  X  Y 
Bag Persim Berry Sprite.png Persim Berry Randomly found by using Air Cutter, Blizzard, or Twister on a pink Berry tree during a battle  X  Y 
Bag Mago Berry Sprite.png Mago Berry Randomly found by using Air Cutter, Blizzard, or Twister on a pink Berry tree during a battle  X  Y 
Bag Stardust Sprite.png Stardust Randomly found by using Hyper Voice or Rock Slide on a sand pile during a battle  X  Y 
Bag Soft Sand Sprite.png Soft Sand Randomly found by using Hyper Voice or Rock Slide on a sand pile during a battle  X  Y 

Pokémon

  Pokémon     Games     Location     Levels     Rate  
Rock Smash
557 Dwebble
X Y
Rock Smash Rock Smash
18-20 66%
688 Binacle
X Y
Rock Smash Rock Smash
18, 20 34%
Surfing
072 Tentacool
X Y
Surfing Surfing
25-27 69%
320 Wailmer
X Y
Surfing Surfing
25, 27 31%
Fishing
370 Luvdisc
X Y
Old Rod Fishing
Old Rod
15 100%
116 Horsea
X Y
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
25 35%
690 Skrelp
X Y
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
25 65%
692 Clauncher
X Y
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
25 65%
117 Seadra
X Y
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
35 5%
369 Relicanth
X Y
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
35 60%
691 Dragalge
X Y
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
35 35%
693 Clawitzer
X Y
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
35 35%
Gift Pokémon
138 Omanyte
X Y
Helix Fossil Revive
Helix Fossil
20 Fossil
140 Kabuto
X Y
Dome Fossil Revive
Dome Fossil
20 Fossil
142 Aerodactyl
X Y
Old Amber Revive
Old Amber
20 Fossil
345 Lileep
X Y
Root Fossil Revive
Root Fossil
20 Fossil
347 Anorith
X Y
Claw Fossil Revive
Claw Fossil
20 Fossil
408 Cranidos
X Y
Skull Fossil Revive
Skull Fossil
20 Fossil
410 Shieldon
X Y
Armor Fossil Revive
Armor Fossil
20 Fossil
564 Tirtouga
X Y
Cover Fossil Revive
Cover Fossil
20 Fossil
566 Archen
X Y
Plume Fossil Revive
Plume Fossil
20 Fossil
696 Tyrunt
X Y
Jaw Fossil Revive
Jaw Fossil
20 Fossil
698 Amaura
X Y
Sail Fossil Revive
Sail Fossil
20 Fossil
Special Pokémon

Occurs on random days in a random hotel after having spoken to the traders multiple times.

129 Magikarp
X Y
130 Trade
Gyarados
5 One
133 Eevee
X Y
000 Trade
Any Pokémon
5 One
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.

In the anime

The Ambrette Aquarium in the anime
Ambrette Town in anime

In Going for the Gold!, Ash and his friends arrived at Ambrette Town and were met with a spectacular view of the sea. As Bonnie and some of the group's Pokémon played in the ocean, Serena suggested that they should visit the Ambrette Aquarium. There they saw many species of Water Pokémon up close. Later they heard about the town's legend of a Golden Magikarp, and helped the aquarium's director Rodman fish for it. They didn't manage to catch it, but did catch a glimpse of it.

In Coming Back into the Cold!, the group visited the fossil laboratory in Ambrette Town and got to meet an Amaura and an Aurorus.

Trivia

  • Ambrette's Japanese motto is 紅く 舞う 土煙 "Dancing cloud of red dust".
  • Ambrette Town has the same background music as Aquacorde Town.

Origin

Ambrette Town's real-life counterpart is likely La Rochelle.

Name origin

Language Name Origin
Japanese コウジンタウン Kōjin Town From 紅蔘 kōjin (red ginseng) and 紅塵 kōjin (cloud of dust; mundane world; lit. red dust)
English Ambrette Town From ambrette and amber
French Roche-sur-Gliffe From roche (rock) and pétroglyphe (petroglyph)
German Petrophia From Petroglyphe, petroglyph
Italian Petroglifari From Petroglifi, petroglyph
Spanish Pueblo Petroglifo From petroglifo, petroglyph
Korean 가라마을 Gara Maeul From 가라향 (伽羅香) gara-hyang, agarwood
Chinese (Mandarin) 古香鎮 Gǔxiāng​ Zhèn From 古香 gǔxiāng​, ancient fragrance
Chinese (Cantonese) 古香鎮 Gúhēung Jan From 古香 gúhēung, ancient fragrance



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