Po Town

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Po Town ポータウン
Pō Town
"You're in Team Skull Territory Now!"
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A town barricaded with tall walls that seem to reach the sky. It is occupied by Team Skull.
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Po Town
 
Route 17
 
Location
Alola Po Town Map.png
Location of Po Town in Alola.

Po Town (Japanese: ポータウン Pō Town) is a town situated on Ula'ula Island of the Alola region. It is occupied by Team Skull and houses their base of operations, the Shady House.

Places of interest

Shady House

Main article: Shady House

Shady House is the base of Team Skull, a dilapidated mansion at the far end of Po Town, where Guzma also stays from time to time.

Pokémon Center

As the Pokémon Center, like the rest of Po Town, is occupied by Team Skull, no operational Poké Mart, Pokémon Center Café, or PC can be found there. A Team Skull Grunt will, however, offer to heal the player's Pokémon for PokémonDollar.png10 whenever she's asked to. After the player has become Champion, the Grunt, along with her cohort, will offer to sell them a Skull Tank. If the player purchases the tank top, the two Grunts will leave the Pokémon Center, leaving it with no more functional use.

Type Item Patterns by availability Price
SM S M
Top Skull Tank Custom PokémonDollar.png10,000

Demographics

Pokémon Sun and Moon

The population of Po Town is 23. Team Skull primarily inhabits the Shady House and the main road leading to it, with all other buildings being abandoned and inaccessible.

Items

Item Location Games
Max Repel Max Repel In the southeast corner of the town  S  M  US  UM 
Rare Candy Rare Candy In front of the second house north of the Pokémon Center  S  M 
Full Restore Full Restore ×2
  • In front of the second house north of the Pokémon Center
  • From the Team Skull Grunt by the pool, after defeating Guzma
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Smoke Ball Smoke Ball On the north side of the third house north of the Pokémon Center, through a hole in the hedge  S  M  US  UM 
Ice Stone Ice Stone On the north side of the pool, accessed from the southwest door on 1F of the Shady House  S  M  US  UM 
Rare Candy Rare Candy Southeast of the pool, accessed from the southwest door on 1F of the Shady House (hidden)  US  UM 
Big Nugget Big Nugget From Office Worker Royce for PokémonDollar.png5000 after defeating him (daily)  US  UM 

Zygarde Cube

Item Location Games
Key Zygarde Cell Sprite.png Zygarde Cell By the red truck southwest of the Shady House in the northNight  S  M 
Key Zygarde Cell Sprite.png Zygarde Cell By the yellow truck southeast of the Shady House in the northDay  S  M 

Totem Stickers

Item Location Games
USUM Totem Sticker art.png Totem Sticker On the side of the first house on the left  US  UM 
USUM Totem Sticker art.png Totem Sticker On the side of the Pokémon Center  US  UM 
USUM Totem Sticker art.png Totem Sticker On a box in the northwest corner of the Pokémon Center  US  UM 
USUM Totem Sticker art.png Totem Sticker On the Shady House, to the right of the door  US  UM 
USUM Totem Sticker art.png Totem Sticker ×3 Southeast of the pool, accessed from the southwest door on 1F of the Shady House (requires Tauros Charge)  US  UM 

Trainers

After defeating Guzma in the Shady House, none of the Team Skull Grunts will battle the player, acting as if they had already been defeated.

Pokémon Sun and Moon

Trainer Pokémon
Team Skull Grunt
Team Skull Grunt
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167 Spinarak Lv.34
No item
Team Skull Grunt
Team Skull Grunt
Reward: PokémonDollar.png1,088
088A Grimer
Alola Form
Lv.34
No item
Team Skull Grunt
Team Skull Grunt
Reward: PokémonDollar.png1,120
Double Battle with the following Grunt
020A Raticate
Alola Form
Lv.35
No item
Team Skull Grunt
Team Skull Grunt
Reward: PokémonDollar.png1,120
Double Battle with the previous Grunt
042 Golbat Lv.35
No item
Team Skull Grunt
Team Skull Grunt
Reward: PokémonDollar.png1,088
753 Fomantis Lv.34
No item
757 Salandit Lv.34
No item
Team Skull Grunt
Team Skull Grunt
Reward: PokémonDollar.png1,120
767 Wimpod Lv.35
No item

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Office Worker Royce can be battled once per day.

Trainer Pokémon
Team Skull Grunt
Team Skull Grunt
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167 Spinarak Lv.36
No item
Team Skull Grunt
Team Skull Grunt
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568 Trubbish Lv.36
No item
Team Skull Grunt
Team Skull Grunt
Reward: PokémonDollar.png1,184
096 Drowzee Lv.37
No item
Team Skull Grunt
Team Skull Grunt
Reward: PokémonDollar.png1,184
Double Battle with the following Grunt
020A Raticate
Alola Form
Lv.37
No item
Team Skull Grunt
Team Skull Grunt
Reward: PokémonDollar.png1,184
Double Battle with the previous Grunt
042 Golbat Lv.37
No item
Team Skull Grunt
Team Skull Grunt
Reward: PokémonDollar.png1,184
023 Ekans Lv.37
No item
757 Salandit Lv.37
No item
Team Skull Grunt
Team Skull Grunt
Reward: PokémonDollar.png1,184
753 Fomantis Lv.37
No item
747 Mareanie Lv.37
No item
After defeating Guzma
Team Skull Grunt
Team Skull Grunt
Reward: PokémonDollar.png1,280
559 Scraggy Lv.40
No item
Office Worker Royce
Office Worker Royce
ノブユキ Nobuyuki
Reward: PokémonDollar.png1,600
605 Elgyem Lv.40
No item
375 Metang Lv.40
No item

In the manga

Po Town Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Po Town debuted in the Sun & Moon chapter. Gladion traveled there after being made a Team Skull Enforcer by Guzma. Shortly after arriving, Gladion was attacked by Plumeria and a group of Team Skull Grunts, who wanted to see if he was skilled enough for the job. Though Gladion proved himself during the battle, his negative attitude angers Plumeria to the point where she refuses to accept him as a true member of Team Skull. When Plumeria tells Gladion to follow her, Gladion complies, but is momentarily distracted when a Zygarde Core jumps past him.

Trivia

  • This is the only city or town in Alola where the background music doesn't change depending on the time of day.

Name origin

Language Name Origin
Japanese ポータウン Pō Town From (Hawaiian for night)
English Po Town Same as Japanese name
French Kokohio Possibly from hoʻokokōhi (Hawaiian for dark and threatening)
German Po'u Same as Japanese name
Italian Poh Same as Japanese name
Spanish Pueblo Po Same as Japanese name
Korean 포마을 Po Maeul Transliteration of Japanese name
Chinese (Mandarin) 魄鎮 / 魄镇 Pò Zhèn Transliteration of Japanese name. Contains 魄 , poetic term for moon
Chinese (Cantonese) 魄鎮 Bok Jan Mandarin-based transliteration of Japanese name. Contains 魄 bok, poetic term for moon
Brazilian Portuguese Vila Pô Same as Japanese name


Boss: Guzma
Administrators: Plumeria
Notable Members: Gladion
Lower Members: Team Skull Grunts
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Locations: Po TownShady House


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