Grampa Canyon

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Grampa Canyon
グランパキャニオン Grampa Canyon
Grandpa Canyon.png
Grampa Canyon
Region Kanto
Debut Attack of the Prehistoric Pokémon

Grampa Canyon (Japanese: グランパキャニオン Grampa Canyon) is an anime-exclusive location in Kanto. It is found right outside of Neon Town and is located between the Safari Zone and Cinnabar Island.

When Ash and his friends were traveling through the canyon in Attack of the Prehistoric Pokémon, they learned that some ancient Pokémon Fossils were found recently. Along with Gary, the kids began digging in the canyon to look for the Fossils. Meanwhile, Team Rocket had planned to blow up the entire canyon to collect the Fossils with dynamite, which would have placed several innocent bystanders in mortal danger.

Thanks to Team Rocket, Ash and Pikachu ended up in a hidden cavern found in the canyon. There, they found that five extinct Pokémon were living alive and well. They weren't happy about being disturbed, and eventually an Aerodactyl lifted Ash out of the cave. He was saved by his Charmeleon evolving into Charizard and battling it. As a result of the entire incident, paleontological work for finding any Pokémon Fossils was shut down indefinitely.

In addition to the ancient Pokémon, Ash also found an Egg in the canyon. It would eventually hatch into a Togepi that would imprint Misty as its owner.

Pokémon seen in Grampa Canyon

Grampa Canyon Omanyte.png
Omanyte (×2)
Grampa Canyon Omastar.png
Omastar (×2)
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Kabuto (×2)
Grampa Canyon Kabutops.png
Kabutops (×2)
Grampa Canyon Aerodactyl.png


In other languages

Language Title
Finland Flag.png Finnish Vaarikanjoni
France Flag.png European French Canyon du Grand-Père
Germany Flag.png German Grandpa Canyon
Italy Flag.png Italian Canyon del Nonno*
Canyon preistorico*
South Korea Flag.png Korean 그랜바캐논 Grampa Canyon
Poland Flag.png Polish Kanion Przodków
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Desfiladeiro do Vovô
Spain Flag.png European Spanish Cañón del Abuelo
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Grampa Canyon

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Chrysanthemum IslandCommerce CityCremini TownCrimson CityDark CityDragonite IslandEevee Evolution LabEvolution Mountain
Fennel ValleyFighting Spirit GymFrodomar CityGaiva DamGardenia TownGrampa CanyonGringey CityHidden VillageHollywood
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Metallica IslandMirage MansionMossgreen VillageMt. HideawayMulberry CityNeon TownNew IslandO-Hina TownOld Shore WharfPokélantis
Pokémon LandPokémon Ninja SchoolPokémon TechPokémon Theme ParkPokémopolisPotpourri IslandRifure VillageRotaRoy's hometownSable City
Safari LandSayda IslandSayda LabScissor StreetSeafoam IslandSilver TownStone TownSunnytownTeam Rocket AcademyTeam Rocket HQ
Terracotta TownTree of BeginningUnnamed island (EP060)Vermilion City schoolVermilion ForestWisteria TownXanadu NurseryYas Gym
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