Passerby Analytics HQ

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Passerby Analytics HQ すれ違い調査隊本部
Passing Interrogation Squad Headquarters
"Wild Missingno. appeared!"
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Location: Castelia City
Region: Unova
Generations: V
Unova Castelia City Map.png
Location of Passerby Analytics HQ in Unova.
Pokémon world locations

The Passerby Analytics HQ (Japanese: すれ違い調査隊本部 Passing Interrogation Squad Headquarters) is a building located in Castelia City, at the intersection between Castelia Wharf and the street where Castelia Gym is. The building is small compared to the other larger skyscrapers around the city, and has only one floor upstairs. However, the building has a larger billboard attached to the roof promoting the headquarters, making it much more noticeable. Inside the room are several statisticians who are working to collect statistics on public opinion.

Passerby Analytics HQ
...People pass by as they walk along.


Item Location Games
Poké Ball Poké Ball Received from a woman  B  W 
Soda Pop Soda Pop Reward for completing all the surveys  B  W 

Survey requests

Players may choose to take up the job of a statistician when they visit the place for the first time. Once accepted, the player would be given the title of "C-rank statistician" and the player's C-Gear would then be updated with a function that allows the surveying of passing-by players. The head statistician will then request the player to conduct surveys of passing-by players from various questionnaires.

Upon completing requests, the head statistician will reward the player with items as a form of compensation. The player's rank may also increase based on the number of requests he or she has completed. As the player grows in ranking, the number of statisticians in the room will also increase, and their quotes may change.

Number of
Tag Log dots
Total number of
requests to complete
Number of requests
to next rank
N/A 0 default rank accept job request
from head statistician
C 1 0 4
B 2 4 6
A 3 10 6
S 4 16 5
S+ 5 21 -

Types of surveys

There are two kinds of surveys that may be performed when accepting requests, and the conditions for completion are as follows:

Head-count surveys: the player has to survey a minimum number of people (e.g. 20 people).
Timed surveys: the player has to have at least one successful result within a given period of time (e.g. 2 hours).

A head-count survey has no time limit and will use the total number of results stored in the C-Gear. This includes previous results, so multiple head-count survey requests can be conducted simultaneously.

A timed survey begins at the time of accepting the survey request and 'ends' exactly after the required time to complete the survey. In other words, a 2-hour survey that was accepted at 1pm can only be completed after 3pm. The DS may be turned off during this period, but at least one successful result will be needed to complete the survey. If the DS clock was adjusted while a timed survey is in progress, the survey will be restarted with effect from the newly adjusted time.

It may be noted that the player may have to change to the corresponding questionnaire on the C-gear before surveying in order for the results of that questionnaire to be recorded on the C-Gear. Only one questionnaire may be conducted at a time.

Requests available

Statistician Rank Survey question Questionnaire category Sample size Reward
Head-count Timed
C Which version is more popular? How do you play the game? 5 2 hours Great Ball Great Ball
C The first Pokémon you picked? How do you play the game? 5 2 hours Net Ball Net Ball
C How long have you been playing? How do you play the game? 10 4 hours Timer Ball Timer Ball
C More men or more women? Details about people 10 4 hours Dusk Ball Dusk Ball
B The most common job? Details about people 10 4 hours Heal Ball Heal Ball
B The most common hobby? Details about people 10 4 hours Quick Ball Quick Ball
B More popular, battles or trades? Pokémon favorites 20 8 hours Hyper Potion Hyper Potion
B Favorite kind of Pokémon? Pokémon favorites 20 8 hours Revive Revive
B Favorite Pokémon type? Pokémon favorites 20 8 hours Pearl Pearl
B Where do people prefer to live? Ideals and values 20 8 hours Stardust Stardust
A About what's most important Ideals and values 30 12 hours Heart Scale Heart Scale
A Favorite kinds of people? Likable people 30 12 hours Big Mushroom Big Mushroom
A About seasons Preferences 30 12 hours Big Pearl Big Pearl
A About art Preferences 30 12 hours Star Piece Star Piece
A Favorite music? Entertainment 40 16 hours PP Up PP Up
A About TV and movies Entertainment 40 16 hours HP Up HP Up
S Favorite time in school? School Life 40 16 hours Carbos Carbos
S About study School Life 40 16 hours Iron Iron
S Most popular sport? Sports and pastimes 50 20 hours Protein Protein
S About a holiday Sports and pastimes 50 20 hours Zinc Zinc
S What do you want to become the most? More about Pokémon 50 20 hours Calcium Calcium
S+ Most popular Gym Leader? More about Pokémon 100 24 hours Rare Bone Rare Bone
S+ Most fun part of Pokémon? More about Pokémon 100 24 hours Nugget Nugget


To the left of the head statistician is a lady that allows the player to fill up questionnaires. The answers that the player give will be reflected anonymously on passers-by C-Gear when a survey is being conducted. If a questionnaire is not answered, then no answer will be given. The player can redo the questionnaires as many times as he or she wants.

The following lists the questionnaires available:

Questionnaire Questions asked Options
#1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 #8
Details about people What is your hobby? Exercising Reading Music Movies Traveling Cooking Fishing Video Games
What is your job? Student Office Worker Creator Self-Employed Public Official Homemaker Artist Job-Hopper
Pokémon favorites Which do you prefer, battles or trades? Battle Trade
What is your favorite kind of Pokémon? Cool Cute Strange
What is your favorite Pokémon type? <Any one of the 17 types>
Ideals and values Where do people prefer to live? The City The Country
Which one do you wish you had more of? Time Money
What is most important to you? Family Friends Self
Likable people Which partner would you choose? Smart Athletic
What do you value more in a person? Appearance Substance
What type of person do you like? Fun Cool Kind Rich
Preferences What is your favorite season? Spring Summer Autumn Winter
What is your favorite food? Sweet Spicy Sour Bitter
What is your favorite color? Red Green Blue Yellow White Black
Entertainment What is your favorite music? Pop Rock Jazz Rap Classical
What is your favorite kind of TV program? News Drama Comedy Sports Cartoons
What is your favorite kind of movie? Action Sci-Fi Romance Suspense Comedy Horror
School Life What is your favorite time in school? Classes Breaks Lunch
What is your favorite school subject? English Math Science Social Studies
What is your weakest subject? English Math Science Social Studies
Sports and pastimes Where would you like to go for fun? The Beach A River The Mountains
What do you do on holidays? Play Outside Shopping Reading Video Games Sleeping Late
What is your favorite sport? Baseball Soccer Basketball Football Hockey Martial Arts
More about Pokémon What do you think the most fun part of Pokémon is? Battles Collecting The Story Pokémon
What would you want to become? Trainer Professor Team Plasma Pokémon
Who is your favorite Gym Leader? <Any one of the 11 Unova Gym Leaders, inclusive of Chili, Cilan, Cress, Drayden, and Iris>


As the player's ranking increases, more people can be found in the room. The quotes of each person changes with the player's statistician rank.

C rank and above

  • Guy standing nearest to the entrance
C rank
"If you want to check your information, look at the graph at the back wall."
"Information about all the statisticians is kept there."
"Of course, we checked the information about you!"
A rank
"Are you having a hard time getting new survey items in the Survey Radar?"
"If you want more survey items, answer questionnaires in the headquarters."
S rank
"If you are an S-rank statistician, you must have answered all the questionnaires."
"What you want to know is what everybody wants to know."
"Please volunteer to answer questionnaires."
S+ rank
"Good work today, <player>!"
"We have more statisticians, and this place has become quite lively."
"The way things are going, we can collect more survey data."

  • Guy standing at the bottom-right corner of the center table
"Do you know the ranks of statisticians?"
C rank
"If you complete several survey requests, you can advance in rank!"
"If you advance in rank, people will look up to you, and you can get something good!"
A rank
"Oh, you are <player>. You are an A rank statistician!"
"You're already in the A rank. That's awesome!"
"I also have to work hard and take surveys."
"I heard requests for the A rank were difficult."
"Keep up the good work!"
S rank
"Oh, you are <player>. You are an S rank statistician!"
"You are close to the S+ rank, which is the best!"
"I will support you! Good luck."
S+ rank
"Oh, you are <player>. You are an S+ rank statistician!"
"Wow! I will also do my best to advance in rank as much as possible!"

B rank and above

  • Girl behind desk at the top-right hand corner of the room
A rank
"After the questionnaire, the next stop is conducting a survey."
"Set the request you want to survey on the Survey Radar... And let's go!"
S rank
"New statisticians are not answering questionnaires."
"If they answered questionnaires, they could conduct more surveys... What a shame!"
S+ rank
"Hello, <player>!"
"I've also started teaching novice statisticians how to conduct surveys."

  • Guy behind the desk at the bottom-left corner of the room
A rank
"By any chance, are you having trouble?"
"If it's difficult to pass by many people, I recommend you to try a timed survey."
"It takes time, but if you pass by just one person, you can complete the request."
S rank
"I'll give you a hint."
"If you go to a place full of people, I recommend a head-count survey."
"You can collect survey data really fast, so you can complete the request in a short time."
S+ rank
"Good work today, <player>!"
"You've become the top statistician instantly."
"I should learn a lot from you and work hard!"

A rank and above

  • Guy standing at the front of the bottom of the pie chart
A rank
"What is the popular movie now? <Player>, do you have any idea?"
S rank
"What is the popular food now? <Player>, do you have any idea?"
S+ rank
"What is the popular... Oh, <player>."
"I knew it. I have to take a survey by myself..."
"Ah, it is a pain in the neck..."

S rank and above

  • Guy standing behind shelves at top-right hand corner of the room
S rank
"The survey requests from the leader are hard. Don't you agree?"
"Besides, the number of more difficult surveys are increasing..."
S+ rank
"Hello! Good work today, <player>."
"Have you finished all the survey requests from the leader?"
"I heard if you finish all the requests, you can get something good!"

S+ rank only

  • Girl standing at the bottom-left corner of the center table/ center of the room
"Oh! <Player>! I'm honored to see you!"
"Oh, wow! <Player> spoke to me!"

Other features

Changing phrases

A youngster and a lady at the right side of the room will allow the player to change their greeting and thanking phrases respectively. The phrases can only contain up to 8 characters. The default phrases are "Hello!" and "Thanks!" respectively.

Player ranking and stats

At the back of the room is a large pie chart which will display the current player's statistician ranking, the number of times he or she was thanked before and the number of people who have passed by. This data would be shown to other players when they use the Tag Log.

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