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Fortree City

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Fortree City ヒワマキシティ
Hiwamaki City
"The treetop city that frolics with nature."
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Fortree City Gym - Hoenn Gym #6
Winona
Winona
Flying-type
specialist Gym
Feather Badge
Feather Badge
Fortree City Gym - Hoenn Gym #6
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Flying-type
specialist Gym
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Feather Badge
Fortree City Gym - Hoenn Gym #6
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Flying-type
specialist Gym
Feather Badge
Feather Badge
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Route 119
Fortree City
Route 120
Location
Hoenn Fortree City Map.png
Location of Fortree City in Hoenn.
Fortree City in Ruby and Sapphire

Fortree City (Japanese: ヒワマキシティ Hiwamaki City) is a city, roughly between Mauville and Lilycove, in the Hoenn region. To its west are Route 119 and the Weather Institute, and to its east Route 120 and the Safari Zone. The city's motto is "The Treetop City that Frolics with Nature."

The residents of Fortree City live in treehouses and get around by a system of rope bridges that hang in the treetops. Due to the physical exertion needed for such a lifestyle, they are all healthy and fit, and by preserving Fortree's natural environment they are able to live nearer to wild Pokémon than the residents of most other cities. Wild Bug-type Pokémon often fly in through the windows, and from time to time wild Kecleon will block paths in the city. The heavy rainfall saturates the soil and lets the trees grow tall. This is why Fortree City's trees are so much taller than trees elsewhere.

Places of interest

Residential houses

A woman in one of the houses of Fortree City will give away TM10 (Hidden Power) if the player can guess which hand she is hiding a coin in three times. A boy in one of the houses will trade his Skitty (nicknamed Skitit) for a Pikachu in Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire, and his Plusle (nicknamed Pluses) for a Volbeat in Pokémon Emerald.

Desk and chair shop

There is a shop in the southeastern corner of Fortree City that sells a variety of Secret Base decorations. There are two counters, the one on the left is selling desks and the one on the right is selling chairs.

Desk shop
SmallDeskSprite.png Small Desk
PokémonDollar.png3000
PokemonDeskSprite.png Pokémon Desk
PokémonDollar.png3000
HeavyDeskSprite.png Heavy Desk
PokémonDollar.png6000
RaggedDeskSprite.png Ragged Desk
PokémonDollar.png6000
ComfortDeskSprite.png Comfort Desk
PokémonDollar.png6000
BrickDeskSprite.png Brick Desk
PokémonDollar.png9000
CampDeskSprite.png Camp Desk
PokémonDollar.png9000
HardDeskSprite.png Hard Desk
PokémonDollar.png9000
Chair shop
SmallChairSprite.png Small Chair
PokémonDollar.png2000
PokemonChairSprite.png Pokémon Chair
PokémonDollar.png2000
HeavyChairSprite.png Heavy Chair
PokémonDollar.png2000
RaggedChairSprite.png Ragged Chair
PokémonDollar.png2000
ComfortChairSprite.png Comfort Chair
PokémonDollar.png2000
BrickChairSprite.png Brick Chair
PokémonDollar.png2000
CampChairSprite.png Camp Chair
PokémonDollar.png2000
HardChairSprite.png Hard Chair
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Fortree Gym

Main article: Fortree Gym

The Fortree Gym is the official Gym of Fortree City. Fortree's Gym Leader, Winona, uses Flying-type Pokémon. When defeated, she awards the challenger the Feather Badge, which allows the player to use Fly outside of battle, as well as TM40 (Aerial Ace). Fortree Gym is inaccessible at first due to an invisible Kecleon; the player must use the Devon Scope, given to the player on Route 120 by Steven, to gain access to the Gym. The Gym's passages are blocked by rotating doors that turn when the player walks through them, requiring the player to backtrack and go through certain gates multiple times to access the Gym Leader.

Demographics

Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire

Fortree's population in the games is 36, making it a medium-sized city by Hoenn standards.

Poké Mart

Great Ball Great Ball
Pokémon Dollar600
Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
Pokémon Dollar1,200
Antidote Antidote
Pokémon Dollar100
Awakening Awakening
Pokémon Dollar250
Hyper Potion Hyper Potion
Pokémon Dollar1,200
Parlyz Heal Parlyz Heal
Pokémon Dollar200
Super Potion Super Potion
Pokémon Dollar700
Super Repel Super Repel
Pokémon Dollar500
Wood Mail Wood Mail
Pokémon Dollar50

Items

Item Location Games
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 (Hidden Power) Received from an old woman inside the house northwest of the Gym after clearing her guessing game.  R  S  E 
Bag Mental Herb Sprite.png Mental Herb Received from the boy in the easternmost house after finding his Wingull in Mossdeep City  R  S  E 
Bag Glitter Mail Sprite.png Glitter Mail Held by Skitit.  R  S 
Bag Wood Mail Sprite.png Wood Mail Held by Pluses.  E 

Pokémon

  Pokémon     Games     Location     Levels     Rate  
Special Pokémon
300 Skitty
R S E
025 Trade
Pikachu
The same as the traded Pokémon One
311 Plusle
R S E
313 Trade
Volbeat
The same as the traded Pokémon 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 Fortree treehouses in the anime

In the Pokémon anime, Ash and his friends were in Fortree City throughout Who's Flying Now? and Sky High Gym Battle! Fortree was shown to have a festival called the Feather Carnival to celebrate wild Flying-type Pokémon.

Ash battled Fortree's Gym Leader Winona at the Gym and defeated her.

Trivia

  • Fortree's Japanese motto is きの うえで しぜんと たわむれる まち "The treetop city that frolics with nature".

Name origin

Language Name Origin
Japanese ヒワマキシティ Hiwamaki City Possibly from 鶸 hiwa (Cardueline finch or its light yellow-green color) and 槙 maki (yew plum pine)
English Fortree City From fort and tree, referring to the tree houses that residents of the town live in
French Cimetronelle From cime (top) and citronelle (lemon verbena)
German Baumhausen City From Baum (tree) and hausen (to dwell)
Italian Forestopoli From foresta, forest
Spanish Ciudad Arborada Means full of trees
Korean 검방울도시 Geombang'ul City From 검 gum (black) and 방울 bang'ul (tiny bell) or 솔방울 solbang'ul (pine cone)
Chinese (Mandarin) 茵鬱市/茵郁市 Yīnyù Shì Literally means "Lush carpet city". Also a homophone to 茵芋 yīnyù (Skimmia).



Hoenn
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Settlements
Littleroot TownOldale TownPetalburg CityRustboro CityDewford TownSlateport CityMauville CityVerdanturf Town
Fallarbor TownLavaridge TownFortree CityLilycove CityMossdeep CitySootopolis CityPacifidlog TownEver Grande City
Routes
101102103104105106107108109110111112113114115116117118
119120121122123124125126127128129130131132133134Underwater
Landmarks
Petalburg WoodsRusturf TunnelIsland CaveGranite CaveAbandoned ShipOceanic MuseumSeaside Cycling Road
Trick HouseNew MauvilleDesert RuinsMirage TowerTrainer HillFiery PathJagged PassMt. ChimneyDesert Underpass
Meteor FallsWeather InstituteScorched SlabAncient TombSafari ZoneMt. PyreLilycove MuseumShoal Cave
Aqua HideoutMagma HideoutMossdeep Space CenterSeafloor CavernCave of OriginSky PillarVictory Road
Sealed ChamberBattle Tower/FrontierArtisan CaveAltering CaveMirage IslandSouthern IslandMarine CaveTerra Cave
Access to
Faraway IslandNavel RockBirth Island
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