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Aspertia City (Japanese: ヒオウギシティ Hiougi City) is a small city situated in southwestern Unova and serves as the hometown of the main protagonists in Pokémon Black and White 2. The settlement exists on Unova's western strip of land, and is surrounded by forest. The entrance to the city is through a new route to its north.
Aspertia City contains some prominent areas of interest such as the Aspertia Gym, a lookout, and a Pokémon Center. It is a newly developed area containing modern buildings and houses.
Places of interest
- Main article: Bedroom
The player's house lies in southeastern Aspertia City and is where the player lives before beginning their journey. The player's house has a small flower garden and is situated by a body of water.
The Aspertia Gym is the official Gym of Aspertia City and the first Gym a player must face in Pokémon Black and White 2. It is based on Normal-type Pokémon. The Gym Leader is Cheren. Trainers who defeat him receive the Basic Badge and the TM83 (Work Up). The Gym is situated just west of the Pokémon Center.
The lookout is a platform built onto a hill at the cities north-most point. There are stairs, which ascend to an observation deck hosting a green lamppost. The lookout overlooks a panoramic view of a scenic landscape featuring trees and a lake in the foreground and a mountain range in the background.
The player's house with a garden
A lookout overlooking a scenic landscape north of the city
- Aspertia City is the first hometown in the main series games to be a city, and as such is much larger than other hometowns.
- Aspertia City and Nuvema Town are the only hometowns that share a region.
- Aspertia City is also the first hometown in the main series games to contain:
- A Pokémon Center
- A Pokémon Gym
- Concrete paths
|| ヒオウギシティ Hiougi City
|| From 檜扇紋 hiougimon, a pattern based on a folding fan made from a hinoki cypress.
|| Aspertia City
|| From undulatus asperatus cloud, a relatively recently discovered cloud formation.
|| Eventura City
|| From aventura, Spanish for adventure.
|| From aliseo, trade wind.
|| Ciudad Engobe
|| From engobe, slip.