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Ever Grande City

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Ever Grande City サイユウシティ
Saiyū City
"The paradise of flowers, the sea, and Pokémon."
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Ever Grande City in {{{variable2}}}.
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Hoenn League - RS
Sidney
Elite Four
Sidney
Phoebe
Elite Four
Phoebe
Glacia
Elite Four
Glacia
Drake
Elite Four
Drake
Steven
Champion Steven
Hoenn League - E
Sidney
Elite Four
Sidney
Phoebe
Elite Four
Phoebe
Glacia
Elite Four
Glacia
Drake
Elite Four
Drake
Wallace
Champion Wallace
 
Victory Road
 
Route 128
Ever Grande City


Location
Hoenn Ever Grande City Map.png
Location of Ever Grande City in Hoenn.

Ever Grande City (Japanese: サイユウシティ Saiyū City) is located on an island in eastern Hoenn. The island is blanketed in flowers.

Pokémon Trainers come here to battle the Elite Four of Hoenn after earning eight Gym Badges. There are two Pokémon Centers on the island, in the south and in the north. Either can be reached by using Fly.

With its steep cliffs, it is impossible to reach the city itself without possessing a Pokémon able to scale the high waterfall on the southern end of the city. High above the ocean, its slopes are lush with grass and flowers. The island is bisected by Hoenn's Victory Road, which runs through a large mountain at the center of the island.

Places of interest

Ever Grande City in Ruby and Sapphire

Victory Road

Main article: Victory Road (Hoenn)

Victory Road is a dark, complex cave that passes through the middle of Ever Grande City, separating it into two sections. Due to the difficulty of traversing Victory Road, only the toughest Trainers will reach the northern end of the tunnel, and thus the Pokémon League and Elite Four. The player must utilize many HM moves to pass though Victory Road and near the exitRS/entranceE the player must battle Wally.

Pokémon League

Pokémon League lobby

Ruby Sapphire Emerald
Ever Grande City League Lobby RS.png Ever Grande City League Lobby E.png
 

The Pokémon League building is the last resting spot before the player challenges the Elite Four. It is a large Pokémon Center and Poké Mart combined with a gateway to the Elite Four which can only entered if the player has all eight Gym Badges. The nurse at the left counter will heal the player's Pokémon and the player may purchase items at the right counter.

Before each of the Elite Four member's rooms is a short pathway. This pathway consists of a metal bridge over a black pit. The pathway between Drake's room and the Champion's room is longer than the others, and contains flashing lights in the dark pit and on the far wall.

Sidney's room

Ruby Sapphire Emerald Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
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Sidney's room is brown and contains two pits on either side.

Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire


Pokémon Emerald


Phoebe's room

Ruby Sapphire Emerald Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
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Phoebe's room is purple and contains two pits on either side with broken bricks, resembling the kind found in a stereotypical haunted house.

Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire


Pokémon Emerald


Glacia's room

Ruby Sapphire Emerald
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Glacia's room is ice blue and contains two pits on either side with ice bricks underneath.

Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire


Pokémon Emerald


Drake's room

Ruby Sapphire Emerald
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Drake's room is red and contains two pits on either side with spikes underneath.

Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire


Pokémon Emerald


Champion's room

Ruby Sapphire Emerald
Champion Steven room RS.png Champion Wallace room E.png
 

The Champion's room, containing StevenRS/WallaceE, is octagonal and its walls have a silver and purpleRS/blueE grid-like pattern. In the center of the room is a purpleRS/blueE octagonal stage. At the back of the room is a small silver staircase to the Hall of Fame.

Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire


Pokémon Emerald


Hall of Fame

Main article: Hall of Fame

After defeating the Champion, the player will be led to the Hall of Fame. It is a large room with a blue reflective floor. At the back of the room is a machine for recording a Trainer's victory at the Pokémon League and several screens used in the recording process.

Demographics

In the games, its population is uncertain; it is difficult to differentiate between the Trainers passing through the city to challenge the Elite Four and normal residents. The only buildings that appear are the League itself and the Pokémon Centers; there are no houses.

Poké Mart

Left clerk
Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
Pokémon Dollar1200
Hyper Potion Hyper Potion
Pokémon Dollar1200
Max Potion Max Potion
Pokémon Dollar2500
Full Heal Full Heal
Pokémon Dollar600
Full Restore Full Restore
Pokémon Dollar3000
Revive Revive
Pokémon Dollar1500
Max Repel Max Repel
Pokémon Dollar700

Pokémon

  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%
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%
370 Luvdisc
R S E
Good Rod Fishing
Good Rod
10-30 20%
222 Corsola
R S E
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
30-35 15%
320 Wailmer
R S E
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
30-45 45%
370 Luvdisc
R S E
Super Rod Fishing
Super Rod
30-35 40%
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 site for the Ever Grande Conference, with the city shown in the right corner

Ash and his friends were in Ever Grande City from Like a Meowth to a Flame to The Scheme Team. While there, Ash competed in the Ever Grande Conference and met up with two new rivals, Morrison and Tyson. The site where the Ever Grande Conference takes place is located a short distance from the actual city, where the shops, houses and harbors are located.

In the TCG

The following is a list of cards related to the Hoenn Pokémon League.

Hoenn Pokémon League
Cards listed with a silver background are legal to use in the current Standard format.
Card Type English
Expansion
Rarity # Japanese
Expansion
Rarity #
Drake's Stadium T [St] EX Power Keepers Uncommon 72/108 World Champions Pack Uncommon 095/108
Glacia's Stadium T [St] EX Power Keepers Uncommon 76/108 World Champions Pack Uncommon 097/108
Phoebe's Stadium T [St] EX Power Keepers Uncommon 79/108 World Champions Pack Uncommon 096/108
Sidney's Stadium T [St] EX Power Keepers Uncommon 82/108 World Champions Pack Uncommon 094/108
 

Trivia

  • Ever Grande's Japanese motto is はなと うみと ポケモンの らくえん "The paradise of flowers, the sea, and Pokémon".
  • This is the only city to host a Pokémon League in the games. However, besides the league itself and a Pokémon Center, there are no other buildings in Ever Grande City, residential or otherwise.
  • The league Pokémon Center does not have a second floor in Ruby and Sapphire. This isn't the case in Emerald, however.
  • Ever Grande City, along with New Bark Town and the Safari Zone Gate in Johto, are the only towns or cities in Pokémon games to have three separate words in their name.
  • In Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire, Steven's Skarmory is the only one of the Elite Four's Pokémon not introduced in Generation III.

Name origin

Language Name Origin
Japanese サイユウシティ Saiyū City Possibly from 最優 saiyū (best/excellent). Contains 彩 sai (color).
English Ever Grande City From ever and grand.
French Eternara From éternel, eternal.
German Prachtopolis City From Pracht, splendor, and polis, Greek for city.
Italian Iridopoli From iride, rainbow.
Spanish Ciudad Colosalia
Ciudad Siempre Grande*
From colosal, colossal.
Literally "Always Big City".
Korean 그랜드도시 Grand City Transliteration of grand.
Chinese (Mandarin) 彩幽市 Cǎiyōu Shì Means "Colorful secluded city" or "Colorful serene city".



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Participation
Pokémon TrainerPokémon battle
Gym LeadersGymsBadges
Frontier BrainsSymbolsPrints
Hall of Fame
Championship matches
Elite FourOrange League
Pokémon World Tournament
Battle Frontiers
Hoenn and KantoSinnoh and Johto
Pokémon League Conferences
IndigoSilverEver GrandeLily of the ValleyVertress
Pokémon League Locations
Indigo PlateauPummelo Stadium*Mt. Silver*
Ever Grande CityPokémon League*/Lily of the Valley Island*
Pokémon League*/Vertress City*Pokémon League
Regional Pokémon Leagues
IndigoOrange*JohtoHoennSinnohUnovaKalos
Areas of jurisdiction
Pokémon League Reception GateCerulean Cave


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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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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