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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.
'''Madeleine Joan Blaustein''' (October 9, 1960 — December 11, 2008), most commonly credited as '''Maddie Blaustein''', was a voice actress who provided the voices of many characters in the English-language dub of the [[Pokémon anime]]. Her most famous role is that of {{MTR}}. She was also credited as '''Adam Blaustein''' and '''Addie Blaustein'''.
 
   
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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.
Maddie Blaustein was born on October 9, 1960, in {{wp|Long Island, New York}}, USA, as '''Adam John Blaustein'''. She was a male-to-female {{wp|transexualism|transexual}}.
 
   
 
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In addition to being a voice actress, Blaustein was also an artist and writer. She had written and edited for {{wp|Marvel Comics}} and, at the time of her death, was the senior digital artist at {{wp|DC Comics}}. She created the character of Rubber-Band Man from the cartoon {{wp|Static Shock}}. Blaustein was an artist in [http://www.trannyroadshow.org Tranny Road Show], a performing group composed of {{wp|transgender}}ed artists and performers. She had also collaborated with Gina Kamentsky on the cartoon ''Platform 6''. She also coached [[Kayzie Rogers]] for anime voice acting.
 
 
Pokémon fan sites [http://www.pokebeach.com PokéBeach] and [http://www.serebii.net/index2.shtml Serebii.net] both reported on December 16, 2008, that anonymous sources, at least one affiliated with [[4Kids Entertainment]], told them Blaustein died in her sleep on December 11, 2008, after saying she was not feeling well.
 
 
Several hours later on December 16, a blogger for 4Kids' The Buzz news feed [http://www.4kids.tv/buzz/view/2005 posted confirmation of Blaustein's death].
 
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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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