Michina Town

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Michina Town
Michina Town
Region Sinnoh
Debut Arceus and the Jewel of Life

Michina Town (Japanese: ミチーナ Michina) is the setting for Arceus and the Jewel of Life.

Michina Town is a riverside town surrounded by flourishing nature. The town's centerpiece is the Michīna Ruins.

Thousands of years ago, Michina Town was a desolate place, which was nothing but a wasteland. But the Jewel of Life's power that Arceus gave Damos made the town's soil rich and fertile. Then Damos constructed the town's ruins in order to praise Arceus' kindness.

Michīna Ruins

The Michina Ruins are old ruins of a temple, located at the peak of a huge, rocky mountain in Michina. Beside the ruins is a beautiful lake.

The ruins are guarded by Sheena and Kevin. It is where Damos witnessed the awakening of Arceus. It is also the home of the Jewel of Life. The Space-Time Axis can be found in the basement of the ruins.


  • ミチーナ Michīna is one katakana spelling of "Myitkyina," the name of the capital city of Kachin State, Myanmar.
  • Around the time of the premiere of Arceus and the Jewel of Life, at various EB Games stores around the country, an Australian event Arceus was distributed with its OT as "Michina", the name of the town in the movie.


Michina Town is mostly based on Meteora, Greece.

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