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ファウンス Fauns
Region Hoenn
Debut Jirachi: Wish Maker

Forina (Japanese: ファウンス Fauns) is an anime-exclusive cavernous valley in central Hoenn. It is characterized by scrubs, pillar-like rock formations, and powerful and rare wild Pokémon like Flygon and Absol. It also contains Pokémon such as Nuzleaf, Tropius, and Breloom. The caverns beneath the valley are where the legendary Pokémon Jirachi hibernates for a millennium between the periods when it is awakened by a comet for seven days. It is only fully featured in the movie Jirachi: Wish Maker, but had a small cameo in the credits of Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, where Kidd Summers was shown talking to Butler and Diane.

According to promotional posters, it is located just southwest of Mt. Chimney and directly north of Lavaridge Town.

In the TCG

This listing is of cards mentioning or featuring Forina or Pokémon that reside there in the Pokémon Trading Card Game.

Forina's Pokémon
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a silver background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Rarity # Japanese
Rarity #
Forina's Nuzleaf Grass       Movie Commemoration VS Pack   001/019
Forina's Breloom Grass       Movie Commemoration VS Pack   002/019
Forina's Tropius Grass       Movie Commemoration VS Pack   003/019
Forina's Jirachi Psychic       Movie Commemoration VS Pack   004/019
Forina's Linoone Colorless       Movie Commemoration VS Pack   005/019
Forina's Flygon Colorless       Movie Commemoration VS Pack   006/019
Forina's Altaria Colorless       Movie Commemoration VS Pack   007/019
Forina's Absol Darkness       Movie Commemoration VS Pack   008/019
      ADV-P Promotional cards   040/ADV-P



Forina is based on the Wulingyuan which is located in the Hunan Province of China.


Language Name Origin
Japanese ファウンス Fauns From Faunus, the Roman god of the forest, plains, and fields.
English, German, Italian Forina Possibly forest and fauna.
Chinese (Mandarin) 法恩斯 Fǎ'ēnsī Transliteration of its Japanese name.

Anime-exclusive locations in Hoenn
A-B-C IslandsBanana Slakoth GardenBomba IslandCamerupt PointCerosi TownCrossgate TownDonto IslandFoothill Town
Forbidden ForestForinaGiban IslandIzabe IslandKirikiri MountainLake MayLaRousse CityMaisie IslandMirage Kingdom
Monsu IslandMuscle IslandNorth PetalburgOldale RuinsPurika CityRinshin TownRiyado TownRubello TownShroomish Forest
South CityThe GreenhouseTogepi ParadiseValley of SteelVolley TownWailmer IslandWales IslandWazoo Island
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