Alamos Town

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Alamos Town
アラモスタウン Alamos Town
Alamos Town closer view.png
Alamos Town
Region Sinnoh
Debut The Rise of Darkrai

Alamos Town (Japanese: アラモスタウン Alamos Town) is an anime-exclusive location in the Sinnoh region and the setting of The Rise of Darkrai.

According to promotional maps, Alamos Town is located northwest of Oreburgh City and northeast of Jubilife City, near the Ravaged Path. The main part of the city is on top of a large mesa in the middle of a lake. There is a bridge connecting the mesa to the mainland. The area around Alamos Town is heavily wooded with many hills and plateaus.

Many Pidgey and Rattata can be seen roaming here, as well as some Purugly.

In the anime

Alamos Town in another dimension

The town's centerpiece is the Space-Time Towers, where the Alamos Town Pokémon Contest is held. Dawn entered the Alamos Contest along with fellow Coordinators Allegra, Kai, and Maury. However, she ended up losing and Allegra was the one who received the Alamos Ribbon.

The town is the home to the Mythical Darkrai and it was nearly destroyed during a battle between Dialga and Palkia. The two Legendary Pokémon were fighting due to distortions in both the Temporal World and the Spatial World caused by Arceus's imminent awakening. There is a garden near the water in where many wild Pokémon play, and was also where Alicia first met Darkrai, after defending himself from a Roserade, a Kirlia, and a Luxray.

Alamos Town made a brief reappearance in a flashback in Giratina and the Sky Warrior, where Newton Graceland observed the battle between Dialga and Palkia through images in the Reverse World. Alamos Town then made two brief reappearances in Arceus and the Jewel of Life. After observing disruptions in the Time-Space Axis, Sheena and Kevin traveled to Alamos and were present at its plateau when Palkia returned the town to its proper dimension. Later on, during the ending credits, a brief update on Tonio, Alice, Baron Alberto, and Darkrai is shown. Alamos Town then made a brief reappearance in I Choose You!, which is set in a timeline different from the main series.


The cliffs surrounding Alamos Town
  • The town's name is the Spanish word for poplar - álamos.
  • The only Shellos that appear in the movie are of the East Sea variety, although Alamos Town is actually on the west side of Mt. Coronet.
  • The Darkrai distributed in the United States, as well as the ones distributed in the European countries, had the OT "ALAMOS", a reference to the tenth movie Darkrai's appearance in Alamos Town.


Alamos Town is based on Granada and Barcelona in Spain.

Flamenco dancing is featured in The Rise of Darkrai. Flamenco is characteristic of Spain on the whole, but especially Southern Spain, such as the Province of Granada.

The mountains that can be seen on the background landscape are based on the Sierra Nevada in the Province of Granada, Spain and Macizo de Montserrat in the Province of Cataluña, Spain.

The Space-Time Towers located in Alamos Town are based on the Sagrada Família cathedral in Barcelona, Spain. Similarly, the Pokémon garden in Alamos Town is based on Parque Güell in Barcelona. Both the park and the cathedral were designed by Antoni Gaudí, just as the Space-Time Towers and the garden in Alamos Town were designed by Godey, who, along with his descendant Tonio, are based on the Catalan architect.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 白楊鎮 Báiyáng Zhèn
Denmark Flag.png Danish Alamos Town
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Alamos Town
Finland Flag.png Finnish Alamos Town
France Flag.png French Alamos
Germany Flag.png German Alamos Town
Italy Flag.png Italian Alamos Town
South Korea Flag.png Korean 아라모스 마을 Alamos Maeul
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Alamos Town
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Cidade Alamos
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Cidade Álamos
Spain Flag.png Spanish Pueblo Álamos
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Alamos Town

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