Pokémon Network Center

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Pokémon Network Center ポケモンネットワークセンター
Pokémon Network Center
"Wild Missingno. appeared!"
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Location: One Island
Region: Sevii Islands
Generations: III
Sevii Islands One Island Map.png
Location of Pokémon Network Center in Sevii Islands.
Pokémon world locations

The Pokémon Network Center[1] (Japanese: ポケモンネットワークセンター Pokémon Network Center), or Pokémon Net Center[2] for short, is a building in the town of One Island, and is only accessible in Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen.

The symbol seen on the front of the building later reappears on the Global Trade StationDP and Global TerminalPtHGSS, possibly indicating some sort of connection.

Expanding the POKéMON World!

Network Machine

The Network Machine

In addition to the standard features of a Pokémon Center, it contains the Network Machine, run by Celio, a good friend of Bill. It connects Kanto's, Hoenn's, and Orre's Pokémon Storage Systems, effectively allowing players to link with Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald, Pokémon Colosseum, and Pokémon XD.

When it is first seen, it is not yet active, but after the player retrieves the Ruby and Sapphire from Mt. Ember and Rocket Warehouse, respectively, it begins to function. However, players must enter the Hall of Fame and obtain both the National Pokédex and the Rainbow Pass.

Its design is based on the Pokémon News Machine of the Pokémon Communication Center.


Three levels of communication are shown on the machine's display. The level shown depends on the progress of the player.

The first level is shown as soon as the player arrives at One Island for the first time, when Bill guides them to the Pokémon Network Center in order to meet his friend Celio.

Network Machine
Link Level 0

…POKéMON Storage System under

The second level is shown once Bill has helped Celio in One Island and grants access to the Pokémon Storage System as well as allowing communication with Kanto. More precisely, it is shown once the player has rescued Lostelle from the wild Hypno at Berry Forest on Three Island. When reached, the red, green and blue lights on the front of the machine will flash on and off.

Network Machine
Link Level 1

Link established with the KANTO region.

The third level is displayed once the Ruby and Sapphire have been retrieved. The machine is now fully operational and is able to communicate with Hoenn and Orre in addition to Kanto.

Network Machine
Link Level 2

Link established with the KANTO and HOENN regions.


Inside the center

The Pokémon Network Center is based on the Pokémon Communication Center of the Japanese version of Pokémon Crystal. Both facilities are expansions of regular Pokémon Centers which house similarly designed machines that extend communication functionality of their respective games; whereas the Pokémon Communication Center's Pokémon News Machine served as a rudimentary leaderboard for players, the Pokémon Network Center's Network Machine instead allows players to link with Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald, Pokémon Colosseum, and Pokémon XD.


Item Location Games
Meteorite Meteorite Gift from Bill after arriving  FR  LG 
Tri-Pass Tri-Pass Gift from Celio after arriving  FR  LG 
Town Map III Town Map Gift from Celio after arriving, if not obtained in Pallet Town  FR  LG 
Rainbow Pass Rainbow Pass Gift from Celio after giving him the Ruby  FR  LG 

In the manga

The Pokémon Network Center in Pokémon Adventures

Pokémon Adventures

FireRed & LeafGreen arc

The Pokémon Network Center first appeared in Now You See Me..., where Celio contacted Bill about how he was having communication issues with the Pokémon Storage System to the degree that he couldn't even connect to the other Sevii Islands anymore. In ...Now You Don't, after Green's parents had been kidnapped by an invisible Pokémon aboard the Seagallop, Green was brought to the Network Center to recover from the shock she had experienced upon seeing her mother and father disapper before her eyes.

In Don't Doubt Deoxys, Celio figured out that the reason for the Pokémon Storage System malfunctioning was because of Team Rocket disturbing the signal with electromagnetic waves. Simultaneously, a mob was trying to storm the Network Center, as Team Rocket was attacking the Sevii Islands to capture of the Pallet Town Pokédex holders, and the mob wanted to hand Green over to them to make the attack stop. Fortunately, Green was able to slip out through a back door and escape to the harbor, where she boarded the Seagallop and left to join Red and Blue.

In other languages

Pokémon Network Center

Language Title
France Flag.png French Centre Réseau Pokémon
Germany Flag.png German Pokémon Netzwerk-Center
Italy Flag.png Italian Centro Pokémon Telematico
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Centro de Network Pokémon
Spain Flag.png Spanish Centro de Red Pokémon
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Trung tâm mạng Pokémon

Network Machine

Language Title
Germany Flag.png German Netzwerk-Generator
Italy Flag.png Italian Centralina Network
Spain Flag.png Spanish Máquina de Redes

See also


  1. Instruction manual, page 50 (UK edition)
  2. In-game name; theme title in the English soundtrack release

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