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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.
'''[[Legendary Pokémon]]''' are a group of incredibly rare, and often very powerful {{OBP|Pokémon|species}}. While in English, all are typically grouped under the banner of "legendary," there are three distinct terms in Japanese that are used to refer to them. One, '''伝説のポケモン''' ''densetsu no Pokémon'', literally "Pokémon of legend", refers to Pokémon such as {{p|Kyogre}} and {{p|Groudon}}, who are featured prominently in the legends of the Pokémon world. A second, '''幻のポケモン''' ''maboroshi no Pokémon'', literally "Pokémon of illusions," refers to Pokémon seen so rarely, such as {{p|Mew}}, that some question their very existence. This term was translated in the [[Generation IV]] games as "mirage Pokémon," in reference to the various [[Sinnoh myths|myths of Sinnoh]], and many consider it to refer to Pokémon that are restricted to [[Nintendo event]]s, not available during the course of normal gameplay. The third and newest term is '''神話のポケモン''' ''shinwa no Pokémon'', literally "Pokémon of myth," which refers to the Pokémon which are spoken of as the creators of the Sinnoh region.
 
   
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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.
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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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