Pokémon Tower

From Bulbapedia, the community-driven Pokémon encyclopedia.
Revision as of 17:49, 9 January 2008 by Hotmedal (talk | contribs) (Differences among Generations)
Jump to: navigation, search
Pokémon Tower
Kanto Radio Tower
Unknown
Unknown
"Wild Missingno. appeared!"
FL Pokemon Tower.png
Map description: {{{mapdesc}}}
Location: Lavender Town
Region: Kanto
Generations: I, II (as the Radio Tower), III
File:Kanto Pokémon Tower Map.png
Location of Pokémon Tower in Kanto.
Pokémon world locations

The Pokémon Tower (Japanese: ポケモンタワー Pokémon Tower) is a seven-story tower located in Lavender Town in the region of Kanto. On all seven floors, the tower houses hundreds of graves of deceased Pokémon. Many people visit the building daily to pay their respects to the fallen. On all floors other than the first two, though, the possibility of being attacked by wild Pokémon is present. In Generation II, the tower was converted into the Kanto Radio Tower, undergoing a similar transformation to the Power Plant to the north.

Aside from graves, the tower is home to wild Cubone as well as many Ghost-type Pokémon. In Generation I and Generation III, Team Rocket tried to steal the Cubone to sell their valuable skulls. In the process, a mother Marowak that was protecting her Cubone child was killed. The ghost of the mother Marowak haunted the tower until Red/Leaf was able to knock it out, setting her spirit free. The Marowak that appears here cannot be caught, even if a Master Ball is used. Mr. Fuji attempted to confront the poachers, but ended up being taken hostage himself and required the help of the main character to be released. As a show of gratitude, Mr. Fuji gives the main character the Poké Flute.

The Ghost-type Pokémon in the tower appear to have a unique ability to disguise themselves as the ghosts of humans. However, a Silph Scope will reveal their true natures and identity, allowing the Pokémon to be engaged in battle.

A special spot on the fifth floor has been made into a wild Pokémon-free healing area. In the original games, the Channeler next to it makes a reference to white magic about it. This was edited out in the later games.

Items

Generation I

  • Escape Rope: on the north side of the third floor
  • Awakening: in the center of the fourth floor
  • Elixir: near the staircase leading from the third floor to the fourth floor
  • HP Up: on the south side of the fourth floor
  • Nugget: on the south side of the fifth floor near the healing spot
  • X Accuracy: near the staircase leading from the fifth floor to the sixth floor
  • Rare Candy: in the main pathway near the center of the sixth floor

Generation II

  • Expn Card: from the radio station manager after restoring functionality to the Power Plant

Generation III

  • Escape Rope: on the north side of the third floor
  • Awakening: in the center of the fourth floor
  • Elixir: near the staircase leading from the third floor to the fourth floor
  • Great Ball: on the south side of the fourth floor
  • Cleanse Tag: in the center of the healing spot
  • Nugget: on the south side of the fifth floor near the healing spot
  • X Accuracy: near the staircase leading from the fifth floor to the sixth floor
  • Rare Candy: on the south side of the sixth floor

Pokémon

Generation I

Name Games Location Levels Rate
Gastly R B F3 18-24 90%
R B F4-F5 18-24 86%
R B F6 19-24 85%
R B F7 20-24 75%
Y F3-F4 18-25 95%
Y F5-F6 21-27 90%
Y F7 23-29 90%
Haunter R B F3 25 1%
R B F4-F5 25 5%
R B F6 26-28 5%
R B F7 28-30 15%
Y F3-F4 20-25 5%
Y F5-F6 22-27 5%
Y F7 24-29 5%
Cubone R B F3-F5 20-22 9%
R B F6 22-24 9%
R B F7 22-24 10%
Y F5 20 5%
Y F6 22 5%
Y F7 24 5%

Generation II

None

Generation III

Name Games Location Levels Rate
Gastly FR LG Floor 3 90%
FR LG Floors 4-5 86%
FR LG Floor 6 85%
FR LG Floor 7 75%
Haunter FR LG Floor 3 1%
FR LG Floors 4-5 5%
FR LG Floor 6 6%
FR LG Floor 7 15%
Cubone FR LG Floors 3-6 9%
FR LG Floor 7 10%

Differences among Generations

In Generation II only, the tower was converted into a Radio Tower, broadcasting music and radio programs, including the Poké Flute channel, to the radios and PokéGear of Kanto. Unlike the Johto Radio Tower in Goldenrod City, only one floor, the ground floor, is open to the public as a result of Team Rocket's infiltration of the Goldenrod tower. It is also interesting to note that the srairs in Generation II lead down into a basement, but the player is blocked by a guard.File:Http://img239.imageshack.us/img239/3518/basementes3.png

After restoring power to Kanto by fixing the generator at the Power Plant, trainers can receive the Expn. Card from the manager of the tower, allowing PokéGears to tune into the Poké Flute channel, which can be used to move Snorlax from its slumber in front of Diglett's Cave in Vermilion City.

To compensate for the loss of the burial site, the graves were moved to a small building at the south end of the town. Most of them were placed in secret chambers that only Mr. Fuji knows about.

Program Host(s) Channel (PG) Description EXPN Needed Where produced
Poké Flute (no DJ) 20 Plays Poké Flute music. Used to awaken Snorlax. Yes Unknown
Let's All Sing Fern 18.5 Broadcasts music, either a march or a lullaby. Crystal only Unknown
Places and People Lily 16.5 Talk show discussing Kanto locations or trainers the player has faced. Crystal only* Unknown
Project Locations logo.png This article is part of Project Locations, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on every location in the Pokémon world.


Kanto
Boulder Badge.png Cascade Badge.png Thunder Badge.png Rainbow Badge.png Soul Badge.png Marsh Badge.png Volcano Badge.png Earth Badge.png
Settlements
Pallet TownViridian CityPewter CityCerulean CityVermilion CityLavender Town
Celadon CitySaffron CityFuchsia CityCinnabar IslandIndigo Plateau
Routes
12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728
Landmarks
Professor Oak's LaboratoryViridian ForestDiglett's CavePewter Museum of ScienceMt. Moon (Square) • Cerulean Cave
Underground Path (Kanto Routes 5-6)Underground Path (Kanto Routes 7-8)S.S. AnneS.S. AquaSea CottageRock Tunnel
Power PlantCycling Road/Pokémon RoadTeam Rocket HideoutSilph Co.Magnet TrainPokémon TowerSafari Zone/Pal Park
GO ParkSeafoam IslandsPokémon MansionCinnabar LabPokémon League Reception GateVictory RoadTohjo Falls
Access to
Sevii IslandsJohto