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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 '''[[Ilex Forest shrine]]''' is a small structure located in the [[Ilex Forest]], which it is named after, west of [[Azalea Town]] in [[Johto]]. It can be found in the deepest part of Ilex Forest, situated right in the center of the forest itself. Many people say that the shrine is a symbol of good luck, and to wear away evil spirits in the forest. Some others say that the shrine is linked to the legendary Pokémon, {{p|Celebi}}, and that it lives inside the forest shrine, as the forest guardian.
 
   
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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.
The shrine is present in {{game|Gold and Silver|s}}, but has no purpose. In {{game|Crystal}} however, it is used to obtain the [[legendary Pokémon]], {{p|Celebi}}. When the {{player}} puts a [[GS Ball]] on the shrine, a level 30 Celebi will appear. The player then has the opportunity to capture the Pokémon.
 
   
 
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The shrine is set to appear in {{game|HeartGold and SoulSilver|s|the remakes of Gold and Silver}}, in the same location as {{game|Crystal}}, in the [[Ilex Forest]]. Screenshots have been released showing {{ga|Gold}} interacting with a [[Pikachu-colored Pichu]] and the [[Notched-ear Pichu]] near the shrine, but its purpose in these games remains unknown, though likely to be similar to its [[Generation II]] function. [[Notched-ear Pichu]] will appear at the Ilex Forest shrine if the player approaches it with the [[Pikachu-colored Pichu]] first in the party. Her exact role not yet known. However, it is known that she can be caught or obtained by the player in some manner.
 
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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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