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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.
'''[[Brock]]''' (Japanese: '''タケシ''' ''Takeshi'') is the [[Gym Leader|Leader]] of the [[Pewter City]] [[Pewter City Gym|Gym]] and one of the main characters of the {{pkmn|anime}}. In all forms of Pokémon canon, he is noted to specialize in {{type2|Rock}} Pokémon, though since his introduction has been seen to spread out, most especially in the anime.
 
   
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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.
In the anime, Brock has been featured in every episode from his introduction in ''[[EP005|Showdown at Pewter City]]'' to the present, notably with the exception of a brief period of time during the [[Pokémon: The Adventures in the Orange Islands|Orange Islands arc]]. He is voiced by うえだゆうじ [[Yūji Ueda]] in the original Japanese and [[Eric Stuart]] ([[4Kids]]) and [[Bill Rogers]] ([[PUSA]]). He notably focuses more on caring for his Pokémon than battling them, a likely carryover from the care he had for [[Brock's siblings|his younger brothers and sisters]] while their parents, [[Lola]] and {{an|Flint}}, were away.
 
   
 
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In the games, Brock is a noted [[fossil]] enthusiast, digging in [[Mt. Moon]], which is nearby his hometown, for rare fossils of Pokémon that went extinct eons before the present. Due to this, he is shown to have both a {{p|Kabutops}} and an {{p|Omastar}} when he is challenged in battle during [[Generation II]].
 
 
Brock was featured in the [[Pokémon Trading Card Game|TCG]] in the {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} and {{TCG|Gym Challenge}} expansions, as well as in the Japan-exclusive {{TCG|Pokémon VS}} and {{TCG|5th Movie Half Deck|fifth}}, {{TCG|8th Movie Half Deck|eighth}}, {{TCG|9th Movie Half Deck|ninth}} movie {{TCG|half deck}}s. Of the cards belonging to him, most referenced either the anime or [[Pokémon Special]] manga versions of him.
 
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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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