Accumula Town

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Accumula Town カラクサタウン
Karakusa Town
"The Fast-Growing Town!"
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Accumula Town in {{{variable2}}}.
Map description
This town offers great views due to its many hills.
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specialist Gym
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[[| League]]
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[[| League]]
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Route 2
Accumula Town
Route 1
Unova Accumula Town Map.png
Location of Accumula Town in Unova.

Accumula Town (Japanese: カラクサタウン Karakusa Town) is a small town situated in the southeastern part of the Unova region. It is the first place where the player meets Ghetsis, Team Plasma, and N.


The Fast-Growing Town! (Japanese: 生い茂る ツルは 繁栄の証 Thick ivy is proof of prosperity.)

Places of interest

Town square

In the center of the town is an open, park-like area. It is here that Team Plasma make their first speech, and Ghetsis encourages the citizens of Accumula to release their Pokémon. After Ghetsis leaves, N appears out of the crowd and tries to listen and talk to the player's Pokémon. It is later revealed that the Pokémon told N that it was happy to be with the player. After he communicates with the player's Pokémon, he challenges the player to a battle.

Pokémon rock-paper-scissors

In a house in the north-west of town, there is a little girl who will challenge the player to a game of Pokémon rock-paper-scissors. Instead of using rock, paper, and scissors, this game uses Fire, Grass, and Water.


Pokémon Black and White

Accumula Town has a total population of 30.

Pokémon Black 2 and White 2

Accumula Town now has a total population of 36.

Variable scoring

Piano and percussion tracks can be added to Accumula Town's background theme by speaking to a pianist and drummer residing in a house in the northeast section of town. In Pokémon Black 2 and White 2, the piano track cannot be added until the player has shown the pianist a Kricketot and a Whismur.

Poké Mart

Upper cashier
Poké Ball Poké Ball
Pokémon Dollar200
Great Ball Great Ball1 Badge
Pokémon Dollar600
Ultra Ball Ultra Ball5 Badges
Pokémon Dollar1200
Potion Potion
Pokémon Dollar300
Super Potion Super Potion1 Badge
Pokémon Dollar700
Hyper Potion Hyper Potion3 Badges
Pokémon Dollar1200
Max Potion Max Potion7 Badges
Pokémon Dollar2500
Full Restore Full Restore8 Badges
Pokémon Dollar3000
Revive Revive3 Badges
Pokémon Dollar1500
Antidote Antidote1 Badge
Pokémon Dollar100
Paralyze Heal Parlyz Heal1 Badge
Pokémon Dollar200
Awakening Awakening1 Badge
Pokémon Dollar250
Burn Heal Burn Heal1 Badge
Pokémon Dollar250
Ice Heal Ice Heal1 Badge
Pokémon Dollar250
Full Heal Full Heal5 Badges
Pokémon Dollar600
Escape Rope Escape Rope1 Badge
Pokémon Dollar550
Repel Repel1 Badge
Pokémon Dollar350
Super Repel Super Repel3 Badges
Pokémon Dollar500
Max Repel Max Repel5 Badges
Pokémon Dollar700
Lower cashier
Repeat Ball Repeat BallB2W2
Pokémon Dollar1000
Nest Ball Nest BallB2W2
Pokémon Dollar1000
Quick Ball Quick BallB2W2
Pokémon Dollar1000
Greet Mail Greet Mail
Pokémon Dollar50
Favored Mail Favored Mail
Pokémon Dollar50
Pokémon Dollar50
Thanks Mail Thanks Mail
Pokémon Dollar50
Inquiry Mail Inquiry Mail
Pokémon Dollar50
Like Mail Like Mail
Pokémon Dollar50
Reply Mail Reply Mail
Pokémon Dollar50


Item Location Games
Poké Ball Poké Ball From a man in a building next to the gate  B  W 
Poké Ball Poké Ball ×10 From a man in a building next to the gate  B2  W2 
Balm Mushroom BalmMushroom From a man in the northern building  B2  W2 
Grass Gem Grass Gem From a girl in the northwest building, after acing the quiz about Snivy  B2  W2 
Fire Gem Fire Gem From a girl in the northwest building, after acing the quiz about Tepig  B2  W2 
Water Gem Water Gem From a girl in the northwest building, after acing the quiz about Oshawott  B2  W2 
Poké Doll Poké Doll From a Youngster after showing him a Pokémon that is 8" (20 cm) or smaller (once per day)  B2  W2 
Fluffy Tail Fluffy Tail From a Lass after showing her a Pokémon that is 17' (5 m) or bigger (once per day)  B2  W2 
Metronome Metronome From the pianist in the northeastern house after showing her a Kricketot and a Whismur  B2  W2 
Sitrus Berry Sitrus Berry Held by Ambidexter, an Ambipom obtained in a trade  B2  W2 
Lum Berry Lum Berry Held by Beardy, an Alakazam obtained in a trade, after defeating Diana  B2  W2 
Max Repel Max Repel In the trash can near the benches (hidden)  B2  W2 


Pokémon Black 2 and White 2

  Pokémon     Games     Location     Levels     Rate  
Special Pokémon
424 Ambipom
B2 W2
530 Trade
40 One
065 Alakazam
B2 W2
450 Trade
40 One
A colored background means that the Pokémon can be found in this location in the specified game. A white background with a colored letter means that the Pokémon cannot be found here.


Pokémon Black and White

Pokémon Black 2 and White 2

Trainer Pokémon
After trading Excadrill
Lass Diana
Lass Diana
ハツネ Hatsune
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530 Excadrill/ Lv.65
No item
After trading Hippowdon
Lass Diana
Lass Diana
ハツネ Hatsune
Reward: PokémonDollar.png1008
450 Hippowdon/ Lv.65
No item
508 Stoutland Lv.63
No item
028 Sandslash Lv.63
No item

In the anime

Accumula Town in the anime

Accumula Town appeared in The Battle Club and Tepig's Choice!. It is where Ash caught his Tepig. It is depicted as a large town with a Battle Club. There, Ash battled a Dewott with Pikachu.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Black and White camp out in Accumula Town when they are attacked by a wild Timburr that was revealed to be helping Team Plasma build a stand. The stand was used by Ghetsis who gave a speech trying to convince people to release their Pokémon so that they can be free.

When Black attempted to stop them from making any more speeches, he was attacked by N and was forced into battling him.

In the TCG

This listing is of cards mentioning or featuring Accumula Town in the Pokémon Trading Card Game.

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 #
Drifloon Psychic Plasma Blast Common 34/101 Megalo Cannon Common 026/076


  • A typographical error occurs in this town, when showing a tiny Pokémon to the Youngster who makes daily requests to see one: "Wow! Amazing! a <Pokémon species name> is so tiny!"
  • The first battle with Lass Diana is the only battle in Black 2 and White 2 that has its levels unaffected by what difficulty level is used; rather, the levels are based solely on what the player trades. If an Excadrill that is lower than 65 is traded to the Lass, the Excadrill in battle will be raised to level 65; if the Excadrill traded is higher than 65 but below 96, the Excadrill in battle will instead be raised by 5 levels; and if the Excadrill traded is at least level 95, the Excadrill in battle will be at level 100.

Name origin

Language Name Origin
Japanese カラクサタウン Karakusa Town 唐草模様 karakusa-moyō, arabesque (example).
English Accumula Town From cumulus cloud and accumulate.
French Arabelle From arabesque.
German Gavina Possibly from vinea (Latin for vineyard).
Italian Quattroventi Means four winds.
Spanish Pueblo Terracota
Pueblo Accumula
From terracotta.
Korean 넝쿨마을 Neongkul Maeul 넝쿨 (neongkul) means vine.
Chinese (Mandarin) 唐草鎮 Tángcǎo Zhèn From 唐草 karakusa. Literally means "Tang grass".
Chinese (Cantonese) 唐草鎮 Tòhngchóu Jan
Brazilian Portuguese Cidade de Accumula From its English name.
Vietnamese Thị trấn Karakusa Transliteration of Japanese name

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