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Dewford Town

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Dewford Town ムロタウン
Muro Town
"A tiny island in the blue sea."
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Map description
New trends are always the rage among the inhabitants of this small island town.
Dewford Town Gym - Hoenn Gym #2
Brawly
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Knuckle Badge
Knuckle Badge
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Dewford Town Gym - Hoenn Gym #2
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Route 106
 
Dewford Town
Route 107
Location
Hoenn Dewford Town Map.png
Location of Dewford Town in Hoenn.

Dewford Town (Japanese: ムロタウン Muro Town) is located on an island southwest of mainland Hoenn. Dewford houses a dock, providing transportation between Route 104 and Slateport City. The island town is home to Brawly, the Dewford Gym Leader who specializes in Fighting-type Pokémon. Unlike other towns, Dewford does not offer a Poké Mart.

To the north of Dewford Town, on Route 106, is Granite Cave, a popular spot for rock collectors.

Places of interest

Dewford Town in Ruby and Sapphire

Dewford Hall

Dewford Hall is located north of the Pokémon Center, and is the northernmost building in the town. A sign outside reads:

DEWFORD HALL
"Everyone's information exchange!"

Although it is a tiny island community, if someone says something "trendy" there, it quickly spreads throughout the rest of Hoenn. Dewford Town is famous for these fads. Trendy phrases are usually passed around in Dewford Hall, called "Everyone's information exchange!" There is a boy just outside Dewford Hall that lets the player change the "trendy" phrase and people in Dewford Hall will be influenced by the trend. Changing this affects where Feebas appears in Route 119. If the player returns to Dewford Hall after collecting the Balance Badge, a dark haired man with glasses will appear near the entrance and proclaim that he loves Sludge Bomb and then he will give the player TM36 (Sludge Bomb).

Dewford Gym

Main article: Dewford Gym

Dewford Gym is located in the southernmost portion of Dewford, south of the pier and the Pokémon Center. The sign outside reads:

DEWFORD TOWN POKéMON GYM
LEADER: BRAWLY
"A big wave in fighting!"

The Gym is run by Brawly who specializes in Fighting-type Pokémon. Many citizens look up to Brawly and idolize him. Trainers who defeat him receive the Knuckle Badge. The Gym is a dark maze in which only little light is given. If the players battle the Gym Trainers, more light is awarded to the player. Once the player defeats Brawly, the Gym is fully illuminated.

Demographics

Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire

In Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire, the population of Dewford Town is 27.

Items

Item Location Games
Bag Silk Scarf Sprite.png Silk Scarf Gift from a ladyRSE/manORAS in the house immediately north from the port  R  S  E  OR  AS 
Bag Old Rod Sprite.png Old Rod Gift from the Fisherman near Dewford Gym  R  S  E  OR  AS 
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM36 (Sludge Bomb) Gift from an NPC in Dewford Hall (once the player has at least 5 Badges)  R  S  E 
Bag TM Poison VI Sprite.png TM36 (Sludge Bomb) Gift from a Collector in Dewford Hall (once the player has at least 5 Badges)  OR  AS 

Pokémon

Generation III

  Pokémon     Games     Location     Levels     Rate  
Surfing
072 Tentacool
R S E
Surfing Surfing
5-35 60%
278 Wingull
R S E
Surfing Surfing
10-30 35%
279 Pelipper
R S E
Surfing Surfing
25-30 5%
Fishing
072 Tentacool
R S E
Old Rod Fishing
Old Rod
5-10 30%
129 Magikarp
R S E
Old Rod Fishing
Old Rod
5-10 70%
072 Tentacool
R S E
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
10-30 20%
129 Magikarp
R S E
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
10-30 60%
320 Wailmer
R S E
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
10-30 20%
320 Wailmer
R S E
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
20-45 100%
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 VI

  Pokémon     Games     Location     Levels     Rate  
Surfing
072 Tentacool
OR AS
Surfing Surfing
20, 25 65%
278 Wingull
OR AS
Surfing Surfing
20 30%
279 Pelipper
OR AS
Surfing Surfing
25, 30 5%
Fishing
072 Tentacool
OR AS
Old Rod Fishing
Old Rod
5 35%
129 Magikarp
OR AS
Old Rod Fishing
Old Rod
10, 15 65%
072 Tentacool
OR AS
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
25 35%
129 Magikarp
OR AS
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
25 60%
320 Wailmer
OR AS
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
25 5%
320 Wailmer
OR AS
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
30, 35, 40 100%
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

Dewford Town in the anime
Dewford Island in the anime

Dewford Town appeared for a multiple episode arc between Sharpedo Attack! and Just One of the Geysers, in which it was referred to as "Dewford Island". Ash sought to obtain the Knuckle Badge from Brawly, but failed in his first attempt in Brave the Wave. He remained on the island for a lengthy time period, training, and finally defeated the Gym Leader in Just One of the Geysers.

During Ash's training on Dewford Island, May's Wurmple evolved into Silcoon and eventually Beautifly, he and his friends met up with Hoenn's Champion Steven, and he caught a Corphish, while Brock caught a Mudkip.

Trivia

  • Dewford's Japanese motto is あおい うみに うかぶ ちいさな しま "A tiny island in the blue sea".
  • Dewford is also one of the three locations in Hoenn without a Poké Mart; Littleroot Town and Pacifidlog Town being the other two.
  • Like Chuck, the leader of the Cianwood Gym, Brawly of Dewford Gym specializes in Fighting-type Pokémon. Furthermore, both Gyms are on an island to the southwest of their respective regions, and neither town has a Poké Mart.

Name origin

Language Name Origin
Japanese ムロタウン Muro Town From 室 muro (cellar) or 榁 muro (Temple juniper). Can also be from 武 mu (martial arts) and 露 ro (dew)
English Dewford Town From dew and ford
French Village Myokara From village and μυός muos, Greek for muscle
German Faustauhaven From Faust (fist), Tau (dew), and the suffix -haven (port)
Italian Bluruvia From blu, blue
Spanish Pueblo Azuliza From azul, blue
Korean 무로마을 Muro Maeul Same as Japanese name
Chinese (Mandarin) 武鬥鎮/武斗镇 Wǔdòu Zhèn Literally "Martial fight town"



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Settlements
Littleroot TownOldale TownPetalburg CityRustboro CityDewford TownSlateport CityMauville CityVerdanturf Town
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Desert UnderpassMeteor FallsWeather InstituteScorched SlabAncient TombSafari ZoneMt. PyreLilycove Museum
Shoal CaveTeam Aqua HideoutTeam Magma HideoutMossdeep Space CenterSeafloor CavernCave of OriginMirage Island
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