Virbank Gym

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Virbank Gym
タチワキジム Tachiwaki Gym
Virbank Gym B2W2.png
Location Virbank City
Gym Leader Roxie
Badge Toxic
Dominant Type Poison
Region Unova
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The Virbank Gym (Japanese: タチワキジム Tachiwaki Gym) is the official Gym of Virbank City. It is based on Poison-type Pokémon. The Gym Leader is Roxie. Trainers who defeat her receive the Toxic Badge.

In the games

Virbank City Pokémon Gym
Leader: Roxie

"Poison days, poison on the stage!"

The Virbank Gym is designed as an underground music club. Upon entering, the player will have to go down some stairs and enter the club, where Roxie and her band are performing on the stage. The Gym has a large stage with a picture of a Koffing made out of graffiti on it, chairs and tables, a bar, and a booth for a DJ. Trainers must battle Roxie's two band members before she will battle them.


Pokémon Black 2 and White 2

Trainer Pokémon
Roughneck Nicky
Roughneck Nicky
クック Cook
Reward: PokémonDollar.png336
088 Grimer Lv.14
No item
109 Koffing Lv.14
No item
Guitarist Billy Jo
Guitarist Billy Jo
ルー Lou
Reward: PokémonDollar.png448
543 Venipede Lv.14
No item
109 Koffing Lv.14
No item

Normal Mode

Challenge Mode


Item Location Games
Fresh Water Fresh Water From Clyde at the entrance  B2  W2 
TM Poison TM09 (Venoshock) Reward for defeating Roxie  B2  W2 

In the anime

Virbank Gym in the anime

The Virbank Gym made its appearance in Rocking the Virbank Gym! (Part 1) as an underground Gym located in an alleyway in Virbank City. Ash had his battle with Roxie which continued in Rocking the Virbank Gym! (Part 2), where he defeated Roxie and won the Toxic Badge, his final Unova Badge.

In the TCG

The Virbank Gym is featured in the Pokémon Trading Card Game as a Stadium card. The following is a list of cards named Virbank City Gym.

Related cards
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a silver background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Rarity # Japanese
Rarity #
Virbank City Gym St       Freeze Bolt Uncommon 057/059


  • In the Japanese version of Pokémon Black 2 and White 2, Roxie spells out Dogars, the Japanese name of Koffing, while she sings; in the English version, she spells out Pokémon instead.

Gym Leaders of the Unova region
Striaton Gym Trio Badge
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Cilan Chili Cress
Nacrene Gym Basic Badge
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Castelia Gym Insect Badge
Burgh OD.png
Nimbasa Gym Bolt Badge
Elesa OD.png
Driftveil Gym Quake Badge
Clay OD.png
Mistralton Gym Jet Badge
Skyla OD.png
Icirrus Gym Freeze Badge
Brycen OD.png
Opelucid Gym Legend Badge
Drayden OD.png Iris BW OD.png
Drayden Iris
Aspertia Gym Basic Badge
Cheren OD.png
Virbank Gym Toxic Badge
Roxie OD.png
Humilau Gym Wave Badge
Marlon OD.png

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