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Mauville City

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Mauville City キンセツシティ
Kinsetsu City
"The bright and shiny city of fun!"
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Mauville City Gym - Hoenn Gym #3
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Electric-type
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Dynamo Badge
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Route 117
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Location
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Location of Mauville City in Hoenn.

Mauville City (Japanese: キンセツシティ Kinsetsu City) is located in central Hoenn and serves as the hub for travelers throughout the Hoenn region. The city features a Game Corner and Rydel's Cycles. Wattson is the Gym Leader and founder of Mauville. He originally had plans to do a complete overhaul of the town, but abandoned them. The city is also notable for its Pokémon Center men.

The roads of the town stretch north to Route 111, west to Route 117 and Verdanturf Town, east to a beach on Route 118, and south to Route 110.

Places of interest

Mauville City in Ruby and Sapphire

Rydel's Cycles

Main article: Rydel's Cycles

A bike shop is located in Mauville City which is called Rydel's Cycles. It is very conveniently located for the owner and customers alike, as the Seaside Cycling Road runs on Route 110, just to the south. Rydel sells Acro Bikes and Mach Bikes. However, he will give the player a bike for free after he finds out that the player have come all the way from Littleroot Town with just Running Shoes. The player may exchange their bike with the owner for the other bike.

Mauville Game Corner

Main article: Mauville Game Corner

The Mauville Game Corner also draws tourists in. At the Game Corner, people can gamble coins on slots or roulette. This game corner houses two roulette wheels and sixteen slot machines. A Coin Case is needed to play at the game corner, which can also be found in one of the houses at Mauville City, in exchange for Harbor Mail.

Mauville Gym

Main article: Mauville Gym

The Mauville Gym specializes in Electric-types. Wattson, the Gym leader hands out the Dynamo Badge to players who defeat him. The Gym contains electric dividers that turn on or off when different switches are stepped on.

Demographics

Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire

In Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire, the population of Mauville City is 39. This number means it is a medium-sized Hoenn city.

Poké Mart

Poké Ball Poké Ball
Pokémon Dollar200
Great Ball Great Ball
Pokémon Dollar600
Potion Potion
Pokémon Dollar300
Super Potion Super Potion
Pokémon Dollar700
Antidote Antidote
Pokémon Dollar100
Parlyz Heal Parlyz Heal
Pokémon Dollar200
Awakening Awakening
Pokémon Dollar200
X Speed X Speed
Pokémon Dollar350
X Attack X Attack
Pokémon Dollar500
X Defend X Defend
Pokémon Dollar550
X Accuracy X Accuracy
Pokémon Dollar950
Guard Spec. Guard Spec.
Pokémon Dollar700
Dire Hit Dire Hit
Pokémon Dollar650

Items

Item Location Games
Bag X Speed Sprite.png X Speed Behind the fence across from the Poké Mart  R  S  E 
Bag HM Fighting Sprite.png HM06 (Rock Smash) Received from the man in the southeast house  R  S  E 
Bag TM Electric Sprite.png TM24 (Thunderbolt) Thank-you gift from Wattson for shutting off New Mauville's generator  R  S  E 
Bag Acro Bike Sprite.png Acro Bike From Rydel*  R  S  E 
Bag Mach Bike Sprite.png Mach Bike From Rydel*  R  S  E 
Bag Coin Case Sprite.png Coin Case Received from the woman in the house next to the Poké Mart in exchange for Harbor Mail  R  S  E 
Bag Basement Key III Sprite.png Basement Key Received from Wattson after agreeing to help shut down New Mauville's generator  R  S  E 

Trainers



In the anime

Mauville City

Mauville City first appeared in the anime in the episode Watt's with Wattson. Ash and his friends arrived here and went straight to the Mauville Gym where Ash challenged Wattson for the Dynamo Badge. Mauville City also appeared in the episode Manectric Charge when Ash and his friends arrived here as a pit stop on their way back to Petalburg City.

Trivia

  • Mauville's Japanese motto is あかるく かがやく たのしい まち "The bright and shiny city of fun".
  • Mauville City is the hometown of League Champion, Tyson.
  • Mauville has part of a straight line of free path can be ridden on that breeders use when hatching Eggs.
  • "Mauville" is the French name of Violet City.
    • The city's French name "Lavandia" is the same as the German name of Lavender Town.
    • Additionally, the city shares its name with Lavender Town in Korean.

Name origin

Language Name Origin
Japanese キンセツシティ Kinsetsu City Possibly from 菫 kin (violet), 近接 kinsetsu (nearby; neighboring), and 晢 setsu (shine)
English Mauville City From mauve (a purple-pink color) and ville
French Lavandia From lavande, lavender
German Malvenfroh City From Malvenfarbe (mauve) and froh (glad)
Italian Ciclamipoli From ciclamino, cyclamen
Spanish Ciudad Malvalona From malva, mauve
Korean 보라도시 Bora City 보라 bora means violet
Chinese (Mandarin) 紫堇市 Zǐjǐn Shì From 紫 (purple or violet) and 堇 jǐn (Viola)



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
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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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