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Join Avenue ジョインアベニュー
Join Avenue
"Wild Missingno. appeared!"
Map description: A big avenue that keeps developing as you communicate with more people.
Location: Between Route 4 and Nimbasa City
Region: Unova
Generations: V
Unova Join Avenue Map.png
Location of Join Avenue in Unova.
Pokémon world locations
The entrance to Join Avenue in Black 2

Join Avenue (Japanese: ジョインアベニュー Join Avenue) is a building introduced in Pokémon Black and White 2. It is located between Route 4 and Nimbasa City, replacing Nimbasa Gate which was previously there.

Initially, Join Avenue is an empty building, as it is the player's task to invite visitors, making them residents. These visitors are NPCs visiting daily, known as the player's fans, or avatars of other players which have been registered by the player's game. Visitors can be invited to open their own dream shop or recommended to visit another shop on Join Avenue, increasing its popularity if the customer is satisfied. Exclamations akin to those appearing in the streets of Castelia City can be seen in Join Avenue.

Join Avenue
An avenue that grows as you deepen
exchanges with other people.

Attracting customers

The amount of NPC fans visiting daily increases with the rank of Join Avenue. These typically yield less popularity points than the avatars of other players. Occasionally, visitors will give the player an item when engaged.

To get the avatar of another player to visit Join Avenue, the player can do the following:

  • Register the player on the C-Gear's Tag Log
  • Have a battle or trade with the player (both wireless and Wi-Fi are included)
  • Have a person leave a footprint at the player's Dream World house


Assistants will reside in the player's office, providing various services. This is a list of the assistants that the player can gain:

"Leave registration to me!"
Can check avenue status, change avenue name (under usual restrictions), change player's avenue title, and change various phrases. Some of these options will be inaccessible before certain ranks are reached.
  • Ace Trainer Future (Japanese: ミライ Mirai), initial resident.
"Ask me about shops!"
Can tell a perfect shop for the player, letting the player choose from a list of different types of shops. The length of this list increases with the rank of Join Avenue, ultimately containing all eight shop types.
  • Scientist Gardner (Japanese: パソキチ Pasokichi), reward from the owner upon reaching Rank 2.
"Let me organize everything!"
Can move the player's Pokémon in the Pokémon Storage System, show various statistics about the player and residing avatars of other players, change the roles of assistants, change the physical order of shops in the avenue, and change the appearance of the avenue's neon arch. The latter option is inaccessible before reaching Rank 6.
  • Nurse Elethia (Japanese: チュ Chu), reward from the owner upon reaching Rank 4.
"Leave Pokémon healing to me!"
Can heal the player's Pokémon.

The roles of these assistants can be swapped at will (as mentioned above), and after reaching Rank 8, they can be replaced by visiting avatars of other players.

In addition, NPCs will start residing in the players office and on the avenue, as Join Avenue's rank increases. These will ask the player multiple-choice questions concerning personal information and preferences. The answers given will be used to determine various outcomes when players interact with each other in Join Avenue. One of these NPCs, namely the man residing in the player's office wearing a black suit and shades, does not follow this pattern, and will instead provide some information about the current shop owners in the player's avenue - this applies only to the avatars of other players owning a shop, as the man will have no information about regular NPC fans.


Shops are created when inviting a visitor to open one. Join Avenue can contain a maximum of eight shops at a time, shops being replaceable when this limit is reached.

By recommending a shop to an appropriate visitor, the shop's popularity will increase. Popularity determines the overall rank of Join Avenue, which influences the prices of Join Avenue services. It also determines the individual rank of the recommended shop, which determines the services it provides. A shop starts at Rank 1 and will stop increasing in rank afer reaching Rank 10, although it will still receive popularity points, affecting the overall rank of Join Avenue. All shops change appearance and name when reaching Rank 4, and again at Rank 8.

There are eight different types of shops, but some variation in terms of services provided is also found within most shop types, depending on the shop owner. For example, Scientist Anneli and Pokémon Ranger Jenna both open shops of the Dojo type, but the services they provide are different. Similarly, Flower Shops offer type-resistant Berries, but one can only access all seventeen of these, if one has all four variations of the Flower Shop.

Any service provided by a shop can only be provided once per day, unless the shop's rank goes up, in which case it will refresh.

Raffle Shop

Visitor wanting to open a Raffle Shop:

"I would want to make everyone excited."

Provides a free, daily raffle as its only service, where the player wins a random prize. The chance of getting a greater prize increases with the rank of the shop.

There are no service variations between Raffle Shops.

Raffle Shop prizes

Place Item
First place Master Ball Master Ball
Second place Rare Candy Rare Candy
Third place PP Max PP Max
Fourth place PP Up PP Up
Fifth place Max Revive Max Revive
Sixth place Max Elixir Max Elixir
Seventh place Max Ether Max Ether
Eighth place Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
Ninth place Full Heal Full Heal
Tenth place Berry Juice Berry Juice

Beauty Salon

Visitor wanting to open a Beauty Salon:

"I would want to make people's Pokémon more beautiful."

Offers various services increasing a Pokémon's friendship and lowering its effort values.

There are two variations of Beauty Salons in terms of services provided.


Visitor wanting to open a Dojo:

"I would want to train people's Pokémon and make them strong."

Offers various services increasing a Pokémon's effort values and level.

There are four variations of Dojos in terms of services provided.


Visitor wanting to open a Market:

"I would want to collect a lot of things and surprise everyone."

Sells various items, mainly in large batches at a discount. Some of these items are not sold in regular Poké Marts.

There are four variations of Markets in terms of services provided.

Flower Shop

Visitor wanting to open a Flower Shop:

"I would want to help everyone relax with beautiful flowers."

Sells Berries and Mulch.

There are four variations of Flower Shops in terms of services provided.

Antique Shop

Visitor wanting to open an Antique Shop:

"I would want to collect unique items and surprise everyone."

Sells items which are appraised by the shop owner after purchasing, granting the player a surprise item such as an evolutionary stone or a Hard Stone.

There are no service variations between Antique Shops.


Visitor wanting to open a Café:

"I would want to make delicious meals for Pokémon and make them happy."

Offers various services increasing a Pokémon's friendship, effort values, and level.

There are two variations of Cafés in terms of services provided.


Offers various services that make Eggs hatch faster.

There are no service variations between Nurseries.

Nurseries are initially inaccessible. Once unlocked, certain compatible shop owners (such as Hiker Jaylen or Nurse Jess) can change their shop into a Nursery.


  • Like other in-game features depending on the DS clock, Join Avenue will be interrupted for a day if any changes are made to the date or time settings of the DS system in use (including those caused by changing to another DS system).
  • Raffle Shops are the only places the player can get a Master Ball outside of the main story without interaction with other players in Generation V.

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Galerie Concorde
Germany Flag.png German Einklangspassage
Italy Flag.png Italian Galleria Solidarietà
South Korea Flag.png Korean 조인애버뉴 Join Avenue
Spain Flag.png Spanish Galería Unión

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