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The '''[[Indigo Plateau]]''' serves as the capital for the [[Pokémon League]]. It is the final destination for [[Pokémon Trainer]]s competing in [[Indigo League|Indigo]] or [[Johto League]] [[Pokémon League#Competitions against the Elite Four|competitions]] against the [[Elite Four]]. This is the where the powerful [[Elite Four]] battle against {{pkmn|Trainer}}s in a final showdown of becoming a master Pokémon trainer, who may be challenged after defeating of all eight [[Gym Leaders]] of each respective [[region]]. In the anime, it is also the location of the [[Indigo Plateau Conference]], [[Grand Festival|Kanto Grand Festival]] and the Pokémon League Village.
The '''[[Goldenrod Radio Tower]]''' (Japanese: '''コガネラジオとう''' ''Kogane Radio Tower'') is a five-story tower located next to the [[Magnet Train]] station in downtown [[Goldenrod City]], the largest city in [[Johto]]. The radio tower broadcasts numerous programs daily, the most prominent of such being [[Professor Oak's Pokémon Talk]] and [[Buena's Password]], a new radio show that debuted in {{game|Crystal}}. For a short time in [[Generation II]] and [[Generation IV]], the tower fell victim to the clutches of [[Team Rocket]], during which time none of the normal broadcasts were aired.
 
   
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The Indigo Plateau is located just north of {{ka|Victory Road}}, and east of [[Mt. Silver]]. In [[Generation I]] and {{gen|III}}, the only way to reach the Indigo Plateau is by going through {{rt|23|Kanto}}; however, in [[Generation II]] and {{gen|IV}}, the Indigo Plateau can be reached by going through {{rt|26|Kanto}}. In order to reach Indigo Plateau by foot, Trainers must venture through {{ka|Victory Road}}, a lengthy cave acting as a final test for Trainers.
Following the defeat of [[Pryce]] at the [[Mahogany Town]] Gym, it is necessary to purge the Radio Tower of Team Rocket in order to continue the storyline as a man selling [[Rage Candy Bar]]s will prevent access to [[Route 44]], the eastern path out of Mahogany, until the Radio Tower has been returned to normal. After defeating the impostor station manager in the fifth floor office, the main character will receive the {{DL|List of key items in Generation II|Basement Key}}, which opens up a sealed area of the {{OBP|Underground Path|Goldenrod}}. Upon finding the real station manager in the second basement of the [[Goldenrod Department Store]], he will give the main character a [[Card Key]] to open the door on the third floor that separates the upper floors of the tower in two. With the Card Key in tow, the main character can ascend to the fifth floor studio to defeat the final [[Rocket Executive]], effectively disbanding the organization. To show his gratitude, the station manager will give the main character a {{DL|List of key items in Generation IV|Rainbow Wing}} in {{game|Gold and Silver|s|Gold}}/{{game|HeartGold and SoulSilver|s|HeartGold}}, a {{DL|List of key items in Generation IV|Silver Wing}} in {{game|Gold and Silver|s|Silver}}/{{game|HeartGold and SoulSilver|s|SoulSilver}}, or a [[Clear Bell]] in {{game|Crystal}}.
 
   
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Indigo Plateau

The Indigo Plateau serves as the capital for the Pokémon League. It is the final destination for Pokémon Trainers competing in Indigo or Johto League competitions against the Elite Four. This is the where the powerful Elite Four battle against Trainers in a final showdown of becoming a master Pokémon trainer, who may be challenged after defeating of all eight Gym Leaders of each respective region. In the anime, it is also the location of the Indigo Plateau Conference, Kanto Grand Festival and the Pokémon League Village.

The Indigo Plateau is located just north of Victory Road, and east of Mt. Silver. In Generation I and III, the only way to reach the Indigo Plateau is by going through Route 23; however, in Generation II and IV, the Indigo Plateau can be reached by going through Route 26. In order to reach Indigo Plateau by foot, Trainers must venture through Victory Road, a lengthy cave acting as a final test for Trainers.

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