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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 '''{{OBP|Battle Frontier|Generation IV}}''' is a special post-league area featured in in the [[Generation IV]] games, {{game|Platinum}}, {{2v2|HeartGold|SoulSilver}}. It is similar to the Battle Frontier featured in {{game|Emerald}}, the [[Hoenn]] {{OBP|Battle Frontier|Generation III}}. The key difference is the number of facilities and the challenges they hold.
 
   
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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.
This Frontier is found in two regions, [[Sinnoh]] and [[Johto]]; each region's Frontier is identical in facilities and appearance. The Sinnoh Frontier is located north of the [[Fight Area]] in the place of {{game|Diamond and Pearl|s}}'s {{si|Battle Park}}. The Johto Frontier is located west of [[Olivine City]], where the {{jo|Battle Tower}} was located in {{game|Crystal}}. Access to Johto's frontier is through the [[Frontier Front]]. Each of the facilities in the Battle Frontier has a leader, the [[Frontier Brain]], who may be challenged after certain {{wp|winning streak (sports)|winning streaks}} have been made through their respective facilities. Defeating the Frontier Brains will earn the player [[commemorative print]]s.
 
   
 
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Only two of the facilities had been featured in Pokémon games prior to the Battle Frontier's debut in Platinum. The Battle Tower and Battle Factory were both present in Emerald; the Battle Tower has been in every game since its debut in 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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