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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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Map description
This large city is located in the heart of the Hoenn region, at the crossroads of its nostalgic past and new technology.
Mauville City Gym - Hoenn Gym #3
Wattson
Wattson
Electric-type
specialist Gym
Dynamo Badge
Dynamo Badge
Mauville City Gym - Hoenn Gym #3
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Mauville City Gym - Hoenn Gym #3
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specialist Gym
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Route 111
 
Route 117
Mauville City
Route 118
 
Route 110
 
Location
Hoenn Mauville City Map.png
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 is also notable for its old guys.

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.

Wattson is the Gym Leader and founder of Mauville. In Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald, he originally had plans to do a complete overhaul of the town, but abandoned them. In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Wattson instead managed to redevelop it, modeled on Lumiose City of Kalos. Due to this, its layout has changed dramatically, becoming a mostly-indoor city with various shops and floors.

Places of interest

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 has come all the way from Littleroot Town with just Running Shoes. The player may exchange their bike with Rydel for the other bike.

In Generation VI, after the Delta Episode, the player has the opportunity to carry both bikes at the same time. After advertising the bikes to certain NPCs, the player will receive the counterpart bike of the one they are currently using as thanks for their continued advertisement of the Rydel brand. The NPCs are located:

Mauville Game Corner

Main article: Mauville Game Corner

In Generation III, the Mauville Game Corner is a tourist attraction where 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.

In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, the Game Corner is closed, with the owner stating that he had to close it for "reasons you don't need to know".

Mauville Gym

Main article: Mauville Gym

The Mauville Gym specializes in Electric-type Pokémon. 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.

Vending Machine

In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, there is a Vending Machine on the first floor to the east of the Route 110 entrance.

Fresh Water Fresh Water
Pokémon Dollar200
Soda Pop Soda Pop
Pokémon Dollar300
Lemonade Lemonade
Pokémon Dollar350

Mauville Food Court

Main article: Mauville Food Court

In Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, the Mauville Food Court allows the player places an order for food at one of the three counters. After paying, the player is given an amount of turns to wait for their meal. Taking a seat, the player is then challenged to battle by a gauntlet of Trainers trying to take their seat away.

Move Tutors

In Pokémon Emerald, near Mauville Gym is a man who will teach a compatible Pokémon Rollout one time only.

In Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, two Move Tutors set up shop in southeastern Maville. The northern move tutor will teach Frenzy Plant, Blast Burn, or Hydro Cannon to any fully evolved starter Pokémon that also has maximum Friendship. The southern move tutor will teach Grass Pledge, Fire Pledge, or Water Pledge to any starter Pokémon.

Another move tutor can be found in Café Crooner, who will teach Keldeo and Meloetta their respective signature moves, Secret Sword and Relic Song.

Moves taught

Move Type Cat.
Frenzy Plant  Grass  Special
Blast Burn  Fire  Special
Hydro Cannon  Water  Special
Move Type Cat.
Grass Pledge  Grass  Special
Fire Pledge  Fire  Special
Water Pledge  Water  Special
Move Type Cat.
Secret Sword  Fighting  Special
Relic Song  Normal  Special

Battle Institute

Main article: Battle Institute

The Battle Institute on the east side of the first floor works in the same way as the one in Lumiose City in Kalos. The player can opt for a Battle Test (five consecutive single or double battles) or a Download Test (which can be downloaded either wirelessly or via Wi-Fi at certain time, similar to event Pokémon). The player can win BP here.

Inverse Battle Stop

Main article: Inver

Next to the Battle Institute is the Inverse Battle Stop. Here, the player can battle Inver, the same Psychic who challenges players to Inverse Battles in Kalos. Inver uses a different pool of Pokémon compared to the ones he used in X and Y, and they start at level 20 as opposed to level 55. Inver has many preset Pokémon, but only chooses a random three during the battle. In addition, his Pokémon's Abilities may vary, even potentially having their Hidden Abilities. A sign outside the building reads:

Same Old Battles Got You Down?
Turn It Up!
Inverse Battle Stop

Inver's rewards

Main article: Inver → Rewards

After he is defeated, Inver will give the player an item depending on how well the player did. Inver's evaluation of the player is based on a score calculated by subtracting the number of not-very-effective hits the player made from the number of super effective hits they made.

If none of the player's Pokémon fainted, Inver will give the player three of an item, but otherwise he will only give the player one. Inver can be battled once per day.

Pokémon used

Main article: Inver → Pokémon

Ritzy Ribbon Retail

In Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, a store north of the exit to Route 117 will sell expensive Ribbons previously sold by the Ribbon Syndicate of Sinnoh. A sign outside the building reads:

For Pokémon That Aim for a Higher Rank
Ritzy Ribbon Retail

Gorgeous Ribbon Royal Ribbon Gorgeous Royal Ribbon
Gorgeous Ribbon.png Royal Ribbon.png Gorgeous Royal Ribbon.png
PokémonDollar.png10,000 PokémonDollar.png100,000 PokémonDollar.png999,999

PokéMileage Center

In the northwest area of the first floor, a Gentleman will allow the player to exchange their Poké Miles for items. His function and wares are identical to that of the Poké Mile store in X and Y. A sign outside the building reads:

Collect Miles and Turn Them into Smiles
PokéMileage Center

Gentleman
Berry Juice Berry Juice
10PM
Moomoo Milk Moomoo Milk
20PM
Full Heal Full Heal
30PM
Max Repel Max Repel
35PM
Hyper Potion Hyper Potion
60PM
Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
60PM
Ether Ether
120PM
Max Potion Max Potion
125PM
Full Restore Full Restore
300PM
Max Revive Max Revive
400PM
Rare Candy Rare Candy
500PM
PP Up PP Up
1,000PM

Pokémon Reflexology Services

North of the Poké Miles shop is a Pokémon groomer who will offer to massage the player's lead Pokémon free of charge once per day. A sign outside the building reads:

Massage for Body and Spirit
Pokémon Reflexology Services

TV Mauville

Main article: TV Mauville

The TV station that runs the news on the BuzzNav. The player can sit at the news desk, but this doesn't put them on the BuzzNav news.

Mauville Hills

In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, the second floor of Mauville City is a high-class apartment complex known as Mauville Hills, and is the only residential area in the city. The player is not authorized to enter until they have agreed to help Wattson investigate New Mauville. To gain access, the player must speak to Wattson, who can be found in the central area of the city looking at the brightly shining Square Tower after the player has caught or defeated GroudonOR/KyogreAS.

All accessible balconies can be flown or soared from.

Apartment 1

Apt. 1: Rotation Frump's Home is located against the northern wall on the west side of the northern hallway. It is home to a unique female Expert known as Rotation Girl Circie—also known as the Rotation Frump, formally known as the Rotation Fiend—who will reluctantly battle the player in a Rotation Battle once per day. This is the only instance of Rotation Battles found in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire outside of Secret Bases and the Battle Maison.

Trainer Pokémon
Rotation Girl Circie
Rotation Girl Circie
メグル Meguru
Reward: PokémonDollar.png3,360
512 Simisage Lv.42
No item
514 Simisear Lv.42
No item
516 Simipour Lv.42
No item
Trainers with a PokéNav by their names will be registered in the Trainer's Eyes or Match Call function after the first battle, and may have a rematch with the player with higher-level Pokémon.

There is no response from the intercom.

Apartment 2

Apt. 2: Ribbon Belle's Home is located against the northern wall on the east side of the northern hallway. It is home to the Ribbon Belle, who will gift the player's entire party with daily Memorial Ribbons.

It is also home to a woman who will comment on the affection of the Pokémon at the front of the player's party. If she is shown a Pokémon with maximum affection, she will give it a Best Friends Ribbon.

Affection Quote
0-1 It's affectionate, perhaps? I don't know.
2 It's a bit affectionate to you! I can tell!
3 It's affectionate to you! You and your Pokémon must be enjoying Pokémon-Amie and contests together!
4 It's very affectionate to you! Affectionate Pokémon are very cute when they battle along you, aren't they?
5 For a Pokémon not wearing the Ribbon:
It's super affectionate to you! You must love each other very much! Thank you for showing your strong bond with your Pokémon!
The journey will be a lot more fun if you're with affectionate Pokémon!

For a Pokémon wearing the Ribbon:
It's super affectionate to you! You must love each other very much! I'm envious!

There is no response from the intercom.

Apartment 3

Apt. 3: Old Guys' Home is located against the eastern wall on the north side of the eastern hallway. It is home to the old guys found in the Mauville City Pokémon Center. Each time one of the old guys gives the player both of their O-Powers, they return here (old guys the player has not yet encountered in the Pokémon Center are not present).

If the player speaks to the Storyteller after having spoken to the powerless man in Apt. 11, the Storyteller will ask the player to go fetch the man. When the powerless man is spoken to again, the player will bring him to Apt. 3. Here, the old guys transfer their power to the powerless man one by one, each one disappearing as he does. Once all five old guys have disappeared, the powerless man becomes Mr. Bonding, who gives the player Hatching Power and leaves.

There is no response from the intercom.

Apartment 7

Apt. 7: A Dreaming Man's Home is located against the western wall on the south side of the western hallway. It is home to a Scientist who dreams of giving out HM06 (Rock Smash) to Trainers. He can be found practicing his explanation of the function of Rock Smash HM. On the wall is a picture of a rock being smashed. There is also a Beauty with a Slakoth in the overworld.

In Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald, the Rock Smash Dude lives in Mauville City and gives out Rock Smash to the player; however, in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, it is instead received from Wally's uncle after defeating Wally in front of the Mauville Gym.

There is no response from the intercom.

Apartment 11

Apt. 11: A Powerless Man's Home is located against the western wall on the north side of the eastern hallway. It is home to a businessman who is depressed about his lack of power.

This apartment also includes access to the balcony. TM89 (U-turn) can be found on this balcony.

There is no response from the intercom.

Apartment 13

Apt. 13: Wattson's Home is located against the northern wall on the east side of the southern hallway. Here, Wattson will request that the player visit New Mauville and press a button on the computer. After doing so, he will reward the player with TM24 (Thunderbolt); Wattson will then return to his Gym rather than staying in his apartment. Other than Wattson (who is not always there), inside Wattson's apartment is his wife, as well as a Plusle and Minun walking around in the overworld.

Wattson's apartment also includes access to the balcony. A Taillow in the overworld is standing on this balcony.

Using the intercom, a voice will invite the player inside.

Apartment 14

Apt. 14: An Ice-Cream Lover's House is located against the northern wall on the west side of the southern hallway. It is home to a Fairy Tale Girl who will sell the player a Casteliacone for PokémonDollar.png200 if the player has Regice in their party.

This apartment also includes access to the balcony. A Rich Boy is standing on this balcony, who comments about the exclusive view tenants have access to.

There is no response from the intercom.

Inaccessible inhabited apartments

For all of these apartments, the door is locked, preventing the player from entering; however, a person inside will talk to the player over the intercom.

Apt. 5: A Composer's Home is located against the southern wall on the east side of the southern hallway. Using the intercom, the composer assumes the player to be a fan and considers their presence to be an invasion of his privacy.

Apt. 6: A Devoted Woman's Home is located against the southern wall on the west side of the southern hallway. It is home to woman who is a huge fan of the composer in apartment 5. Using the intercom, the woman assumes the player to be a fan of the composer, criticizing the player for attempting to enter the composer's home and proclaiming that she is a more devoted fan.

Apt. 9: A Cold Woman's Home is located against the southern wall on the west side of the northern hallway. Using the intercom, the woman will simply tell the player she doesn't need anything.

Apt. 10: Home of the Man Who Keeps an Eye on the Corridor is located against the southern wall on the east side of the northern hallway. Using the intercom, the man will ask the player to leave as they are obstructing his view of the corridor through his video intercom.

Apt. 12: A Frightened Man's Home is located against the western wall on the south side of the eastern hallway. It is home to a Collector who is late on his rent payment. The first time the player visits the area, he is in the hallway being harassed by a loan shark for money, with the two of them entering the locked apartment after a brief conversation. If the player returns to this hallway, the loan shark will be standing outside and give the player a Lopunnite who took as payment from this tenant. Using the intercom, the man will claim to not be home.

Vacant apartments

Apartments 4, 8, 15, and 16 are vacant. There is no response from the intercom. They serve no functional purpose.

Unlike the other three, Apartment 16 states it has a deal on the lease, and using the intercom gives a response of "..." rather than a message telling the player that there is no response.

Apartment 4 is located against the eastern wall on the south side of the eastern hallway, Apartment 8 against the western wall on the north side of the western hallway, Apartment 15 against the eastern wall on the south side of the western hallway, and Apartment 16 against the eastern wall on the north side of the western hallway.

Demographics

Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald

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

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

In Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, including the Trainers in the Food Court, Mauville City has a total population of 148, making it the largest city in Hoenn and the third-largest city in the Pokémon world, following Nimbasa and preceding Castelia, both of Unova.

Poké Mart

Generation III
Poké Ball Poké Ball
Pokémon Dollar200
Great Ball Great Ball
Pokémon Dollar600
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
Guard Spec. Guard Spec.
Pokémon Dollar700
Dire Hit Dire Hit
Pokémon Dollar650
X Accuracy X Accuracy
Pokémon Dollar950

Lower cashier (Generation VI)
Poké Ball Poké Ball
Pokémon Dollar200
Great Ball Great Ball
Pokémon Dollar600
Ultra Ball Ultra Ball3 Badges
Pokémon Dollar1,200
Potion Potion
Pokémon Dollar300
Super Potion Super Potion
Pokémon Dollar700
Hyper Potion Hyper Potion
Pokémon Dollar1,200
Max Potion Max Potion4 Badges
Pokémon Dollar2,500
Full Restore Full Restore5 Badges
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 Heal3 Badges
Pokémon Dollar600
Escape Rope Escape Rope
Pokémon Dollar550
Repel Repel
Pokémon Dollar350
Super Repel Super Repel
Pokémon Dollar500
Max Repel Max Repel3 Badges
Pokémon Dollar700
Upper cashier (Generation VI)
TM Poison VI TM09 (Venoshock)
Pokémon Dollar10,000
TM Flying VI TM40 (Aerial Ace)
Pokémon Dollar10,000
TM Normal VI TM42 (Facade)
Pokémon Dollar10,000
TM Fighting VI TM47 (Low Sweep)
Pokémon Dollar10,000
TM Electric VI TM57 (Charge Beam)
Pokémon Dollar10,000
TM Ground VI TM78 (Bulldoze)
Pokémon Dollar10,000
TM Dragon VI TM82 (Dragon Tail)
Pokémon Dollar10,000
TM Fighting VI TM98 (Power-Up Punch)
Pokémon Dollar10,000

Items

Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald

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 Rock Smash Dude in the southeast house  R  S  E 
Bag Acro Bike Sprite.png Acro Bike From Rydel; only one of the Mach Bike and Acro Bike can be chosen, but they may be switched at any time  R  S  E 
Bag Mach Bike Sprite.png Mach Bike From Rydel; only one of the Mach Bike and Acro Bike can be chosen, but they may be switched at any time  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 
Doll Treecko III.png Treecko Doll Received from a girl inside the Mauville Game Corner (if Treecko is the player's starter Pokémon)  R  S  E 
Doll Torchic III.png Torchic Doll Received from a girl inside the Mauville Game Corner (if Torchic is the player's starter Pokémon)  R  S  E 
Doll Mudkip III.png Mudkip Doll Received from a girl inside the Mauville Game Corner (if Mudkip is the player's starter Pokémon)  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 
Bag TM Electric Sprite.png TM24 (Thunderbolt) From Wattson for shutting off New Mauville's generator  R  S  E 

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

1F

Item Location Games
Bag X Speed Sprite.png X Speed Behind the city map on the south side  OR  AS 
Bag HM Fighting VI Sprite.png HM06 (Rock Smash) Received from Wally's uncle after defeating Wally  OR  AS 
Bag Acro Bike VI Sprite.png Acro Bike From Rydel...  OR  AS 
Bag Mach Bike VI Sprite.png Mach Bike From Rydel...  OR  AS 
Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM48 (Round) Gift from the person behind the counter of the Crooner's Café  OR  AS 
Doll Treecko III.png Treecko Doll Gift from the owner of the shut-down Mauville Game Corner  OR  AS 
Doll Torchic III.png Torchic Doll Gift from the owner of the shut-down Mauville Game Corner  OR  AS 
Doll Mudkip III.png Mudkip Doll Gift from the owner of the shut-down Mauville Game Corner  OR  AS 
Globe Sprite DPPt.png Globe Gift from a Backpacker near Square Tower  OR  AS 
Bag X Defense Sprite.png X Defense Behind the Square Tower (hidden)  OR  AS 
Bag TM Flying VI Sprite.png TM58 (Sky Drop) Received from a Delinquent inside the Poké Mart  OR  AS 
Bag Vs. Recorder Sprite.png Vs. Recorder Received from a man upon entering the Battle Institute  OR  AS 
Bag Reveal Glass Sprite.png Reveal Glass Received from the mirror store owner if the player has Thundurus, Tornadus, or Landorus in their party  OR  AS 

2F

Item Location Games
Bag Elixir Sprite.png Elixir Apt. 1, gift from Circie's granddaughter for defeating Circie  OR  AS 
Smile Ribbon.png Smile Ribbon ×6 Apt. 2, gift from the Ribbon BelleSu  OR  AS 
Alert Ribbon.png Alert Ribbon ×6 Apt. 2, gift from the Ribbon BelleMo  OR  AS 
Shock Ribbon.png Shock Ribbon ×6 Apt. 2, gift from the Ribbon BelleTu  OR  AS 
Downcast Ribbon.png Downcast Ribbon ×6 Apt. 2, gift from the Ribbon BelleWe  OR  AS 
Careless Ribbon.png Careless Ribbon ×6 Apt. 2, gift from the Ribbon BelleTh  OR  AS 
Relax Ribbon.png Relax Ribbon ×6 Apt. 2, gift from the Ribbon BelleFr  OR  AS 
Snooze Ribbon.png Snooze Ribbon ×6 Apt. 2, gift from the Ribbon BelleSa  OR  AS 
Best Friends Ribbon.png Best Friends Ribbon Apt. 2, gift from a woman if the player's lead Pokémon has maximum affection  OR  AS 
Bag TM Bug VI Sprite.png TM89 (U-turn) Apt. 11, on the balcony  OR  AS 
Bag Lopunnite Sprite.png Lopunnite Hallway, from a loan shark in a suit outside Apt. 12 after he confronts the man who lives there  OR  AS 
Bag TM Electric VI Sprite.png TM24 (Thunderbolt) Apt. 13, from Wattson for pressing a button in New Mauville  OR  AS 
Bag Casteliacone Sprite.png Casteliacone Apt. 14, from a Fairy Tale Girl for PokémonDollar.png200 if the player has Regice in their party  OR  AS 
Bag Shock Drive Sprite.png Shock Drive From a Street Thug in the northeast stairwell after showing him a Genesect  OR  AS 
Bag Burn Drive Sprite.png Burn Drive From a Street Thug in the northeast stairwell after showing him a Genesect  OR  AS 
Bag Douse Drive Sprite.png Douse Drive From a Street Thug in the northeast stairwell after showing him a Genesect  OR  AS 
Bag Chill Drive Sprite.png Chill Drive From a Street Thug in the northeast stairwell after showing him a Genesect  OR  AS 

3F

Item Location Games
Bag Nugget Sprite.png Nugget Received from an old man at the southern end  OR  AS 
Bag Luxury Ball Sprite.png Luxury Ball Underneath the western tower (hidden)  OR  AS 
Bag Max Repel Sprite.png Max Repel Underneath the eastern tower (hidden)  OR  AS 
Bag Metronome Sprite.png Metronome Purchased for PokémonDollar.png1,000 from a man in a tuxedo at the northern end  OR  AS 
Bag Poké Toy Sprite.png Poké Toy Received from a Delinquent at the northern end  OR  AS 

Trainers

Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald



Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire



In the anime

Mauville City in the anime

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.

Mauville City is the hometown of Tyson.

Appearance

Generation III

Ruby Sapphire Emerald
Mauville City RS.png Mauville City E.png
 

Generation VI

Game 1F inside 1F outside 2F 3F
Omega Ruby Mauville City 1F inside ORAS.png Mauville City 1F outside ORAS.png Mauville City 2F ORAS.png Mauville City 3F ORAS.png
Alpha Sapphire
 

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" 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 보라시티 Bora City From 보라 bora violet
Chinese (Mandarin) 紫堇市 Zǐjǐn Shì From 紫 (purple or violet) and 堇 jǐn (Viola)



Hoenn
Stone Badge.png Knuckle Badge.png Dynamo Badge.png Heat Badge.png Balance Badge.png Feather Badge.png Mind Badge.png Rain Badge.png
Settlements
Littleroot TownOldale TownPetalburg CityRustboro CityDewford TownSlateport CityMauville CityVerdanturf Town
Fallarbor TownLavaridge TownFortree CityLilycove CityMossdeep CitySootopolis CityPacifidlog TownEver Grande City
Battle FrontierBattle Resort
Routes
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Landmarks
Petalburg WoodsRusturf TunnelIsland CaveGranite CaveAbandoned ShipSea MauvilleOceanic Museum
Seaside Cycling RoadTrick HouseMauville Game CornerNew MauvilleTrainer HillDesert RuinsMirage TowerFiery Path
Jagged PassMt. ChimneyDesert UnderpassMeteor FallsWeather InstituteScorched SlabAncient TombSafari ZoneMt. Pyre
Lilycove MuseumShoal CaveTeam Aqua HideoutTeam Magma HideoutMossdeep Space CenterSeafloor CavernCave of Origin
Mirage IslandSky PillarVictory RoadSealed ChamberArtisan CaveAltering CaveSouthern IslandMarine CaveTerra Cave
Contest HallBattle MaisonBattle TowerBattle TentSecret IsletSecret MeadowSecret Shore
Mirage spots

Mirage CavesMirage ForestsMirage IslandsMirage Mountains
Crescent IsleFabled CaveGnarled DenNameless CavernPathless PlainTrackless Forest

Access to
Birth IslandFaraway IslandNavel RockSky


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