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The Pokémon Trainers' School (Japanese: ポケモントレーナーズスクール Pokémon Trainer's School), known as the Pokémon Trainer's School in Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald, is a Pokémon academy located in Rustboro City.
In the games
The Pokémon Trainer's School is located in Rustboro City near the Pokémon Center. The sign in front of it reads:
Inside are five students and a teacher, who will give out the Quick Claw. Talking to the students also reveals helpful information for new players. Behind the teacher is the blackboard with the list of status conditions (Poison, Burn, Freeze, Paralysis, and Sleep) that may affect Pokémon in a battle.
In Pokémon Emerald, Scott can be encountered left of the entrance.
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In the anime
The Pokémon Trainers' School in the anime
Ash and his friends visited the Pokémon Trainers' School in Gonna Rule The School!. Roxanne, the Rustboro Gym Leader works as a teacher there. She describes it as a place where "students can learn all about the world of Pokémon". As a teacher, she promotes the cooperation between the students and says that they are not to compete with one another but to learn and grow together as friends, and promote good interactions between humans and Pokémon.
The school's motto is "Go forth together with me, friend".
Besides the classrooms, the school has a large Poké Ball deposit room, meant to store the many rental Pokémon available at the academy, and several outdoor battlefields for its students to practice on.
The school is divided into four classes, including:
- Beginner's Class
- A class that has a classroom with a huge TV screen for receive lectures via videophone from authorities like Professor Oak. It is taught by Roxanne, and sometimes the students have field trips. They also have Pokémon battle training where they choose one random Pokémon for the battle.
- Pokémon Doctor's Class
- A class that is for potential future Pokémon Doctors, taught jointly by a teacher and a Nurse Joy.
- Pokémon Battle Class
- A class that has its own battle arena and a referee.
- Pokémon Contest Class
- A class for future Pokémon Coordinators to learn about Pokémon Contests and practice ideas for appeals. After training, there is a quiz.
| Pokémon Doctor's Class
|| Pokémon Contest Class
|| Pokémon Battle Class
| Beginner's Class
|| Poké Ball Deposit Room
|| Training arenas
- Tommy (Beginner's Class)
- Kenny (Beginner's Class)
- Anita (Beginner's Class)
- Max (Beginner's Class) (only one day)
- Roxanne (graduated) (is one of the best students in the history of the Academy, was quickly promoted to Gym Leader).
This listing is of the Pokémon belonging to the school in the anime:
In the manga
In the Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire manga
The Pokémon Trainer's School appeared in Extra Heavyweight Battle.
Dr. Takeda was one of the students there.
In other languages
|| Pokémon Trainer School
|| Pokémon-kouluttajien koulu
|| École de Dresseurs Pokémon
|| Scuola per Allenatori di Pokémon
|| 포켓몬트레이너스쿨 Pokémon Teureineo Seukul
|| Akademia Trenerów Pokémon
| Brazilian Portuguese
|| Escola dos Treinadores
|| Школа тренеров покемонов Shkola trenerov Pokémonov
|| Escuela de Entrenadores Pokémon
|| Trường đào tạo người huấn luyện