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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.
'''[[Professor Oak's Laboratory]]''', also called the '''Oak Pokémon Research Laboratory''', is a [[Pokémon]] lab located in [[Pallet Town]] that is directed by [[Professor Oak|Professor Samuel Oak]] and, in the {{pkmn|anime}}, his assistant [[Tracey Sketchit]]. Its functions are to research Pokémon, unravel the mysteries of these creatures, and study their characteristics and behavior in a natural environment. Another important job is to take care of the Pokémon that belong to [[Pallet Town]]'s [[Pokémon Trainer|trainers]].
 
   
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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 lab has many different environments for the correct development of all kinds of Pokémon. They are areas of grass, sand, rocks and lakes to promote good interaction between the different [[elemental types|types]] of creatures. The laboratory has the technology to keep Pokémon healthy, and to make the largest scientific investigations in the country.
 
   
 
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Professor Oak's Laboratory appears in {{game2|Red|Blue|Yellow}}, {{game2|Gold|Silver|Crystal}}, and {{game|FireRed and LeafGreen|s}}. In [[Generation I]], it is where Oak gives the {{player}} their [[starter Pokémon]] and a [[Pokédex]].
 
 
In the anime, the laboratory debuted in the first episode, ''[[EP001|Pokémon - I Choose You!]]'', when {{Ash}} received his {{AP|Pikachu}}. Since then, it has been seen in many episodes, mostly in the start and ending of a [[region]] adventure, but also in [[Pokémon Chronicles]] and in the [[Pokémon movie|movies]]. The building stands out in [[Pallet Town]] for its wind turbine, the three windows of the inner balcony, and for the four windows of the second floor. Every time Ash captures a Pokémon when he has six already [[party|with him]], the new Pokémon is automatically transported here. Ash also has a habit of leaving all of his Pokémon besides Pikachu here each time he leaves for a new [[region]], starting with [[Hoenn]].
 
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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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