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Forina

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Forina
ファウンス Fauns
Forina.png
Forina
Region Hoenn
Debut Jirachi: Wish Maker

Forina (Japanese: ファウンス Fauns) is an anime-exclusive cavernous valley in central Hoenn. It is characterized by scrubs and pillar-like rock formations, and it is home to wild Pokémon like Flygon and Absol, as well as Nuzleaf, Tropius, and Breloom. The caverns beneath the valley are where the legendary Pokémon Jirachi hibernates for a millennium between the periods when it is awakened by a comet for seven days. It is only fully featured in the movie Jirachi: Wish Maker, but had a small cameo in the credits of Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, where Kidd Summers was shown talking to Butler and Diane.

According to promotional posters, it is located just southwest of Mt. Chimney and northwest of Lavaridge Town.

In the TCG

This listing is of cards mentioning or featuring Forina or Pokémon that reside there in the Pokémon Trading Card Game.

Forina's Pokémon
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a silver background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Expansion
Rarity # Japanese
Expansion
Rarity #
Forina's Nuzleaf Grass       Movie Commemoration VS Pack   001/019
Forina's Breloom Grass       Movie Commemoration VS Pack   002/019
Forina's Tropius Grass       Movie Commemoration VS Pack   003/019
Forina's Jirachi Psychic       Movie Commemoration VS Pack   004/019
Forina's Linoone Colorless       Movie Commemoration VS Pack   005/019
Forina's Flygon Colorless       Movie Commemoration VS Pack   006/019
Forina's Altaria Colorless       Movie Commemoration VS Pack   007/019
Forina's Absol Darkness       Movie Commemoration VS Pack   008/019
      ADV-P Promotional cards   040/ADV-P
 

Trivia

Origin

Forina is based on the Wulingyuan which is located in the Hunan Province of China.

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese ファウンス Fauns From Faunus, the Roman god of the forest, plains, and fields.
English, German, Italian Forina Possibly forest and fauna.
Chinese (Mandarin) 法恩斯 Fǎ'ēnsī Transliteration of its Japanese name.



Anime-exclusive locations in Hoenn
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Donto IslandFoothill TownForbidden ForestForinaGiban IslandIzabe IslandKiri Kir Mountains
Lake MayLaRousse CityMaisie IslandMirage KingdomMonsu IslandMuscle IslandNorth Petalburg
Oldale RuinsPurika CityRinshin TownRiyado TownRubello TownShroomish ForestSouth City
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