Poké Transfer Lab

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Poké Transfer Lab シフトファクトリー
Shift Factory
"Wild Missingno. appeared!"
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Map description: A facility to study Pokémon from faraway regions.
Location: Route 15
Region: Unova
Generations: V
Unova Poké Transfer Lab Map.png
Location of Poké Transfer Lab in Unova.
Pokémon world locations
Poké Transfer Lab's interior

The Poké Transfer Lab (Japanese: シフトファクトリー Shift Factory) is a factory located on Route 15 in Unova. It plays host to the Poké Transfer, the facility through which Pokémon can be transferred from a Generation IV game. It is run by Professor Andrew Park. The Poké Transfer Lab can only be accessed after obtaining the National Pokédex. It is the Generation V equivalent of Pal Park. Similar to the Pal Park, Pokémon transferred from the previous generation cannot be returned to that generation.

Poké Transfer Lab
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Poké Transfer

Main article: Poké Transfer

When completing the Poké Transfer minigame, Professor Park's response will depend on the score the player received. Transferring Pokémon over level 50, Legendary Pokémon, and having good aim in the minigame can all increase the player's score. In the minigame, the Pokémon jump around from bush to bush, attempting to escape capture. The player uses a small crossbow/catapult that launches Poké Balls to try to catch them.

Level Score
6 900 or more
5 800-899
4 700-799
3 550-699
2 400-549
1 399 or less

In the TCG

This listing is of cards mentioning or featuring the Poké Transfer Lab 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 green background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Rarity # Japanese
Rarity #
Golett Psychic Plasma Blast Common 45/101 Megalo Cannon Common 037/076
Machop Fighting Plasma Blast Common 47/101 Megalo Cannon Common 039/076
Houndour Darkness Plasma Blast Common 55/101 Megalo Cannon Common 046/076


  • In the internal data of the Generation V games, the lab's theme is called SEQ_BGM_PALPARK. This is a reference to the Poké Transfer Lab being the generation's equivalent to the Pal Park of the Generation IV games.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 傳送工廠 Chyùhnsung Gūngchóng
Mandarin 傳送工廠 / 传送工厂 Chuánsòng Gōngchǎng
Denmark Flag.png Danish Poké-overførselslaboratoriet
France Flag.png French Laboratoire Fret
Germany Flag.png German Porterlabor
Italy Flag.png Italian Centro Pokétrasporto
South Korea Flag.png Korean 시프트팩토리 Shift Factory
Spain Flag.png Spanish Laboratorio Transfer
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Poké-överföringslabbet

Professor Andrew Park

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese アンドリュー・パーク博士 Dr. Andrew Park
France Flag.png French Professeur Andrew Park
Germany Flag.png German Dr. Andrew Park
Italy Flag.png Italian Professor Andrew Park
South Korea Flag.png Korean 앤드류 파크 박사 Dr. Andrew Park
Spain Flag.png Spanish Profesor Andreas Compi

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