Pokémon School

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Pokémon School
ポケモンスクール Pokémon School
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Pokémon School
Region Alola
Debut Alola to New Adventure!

The Pokémon School (Japanese: ポケモンスクール Pokémon School) is an anime-exclusive Pokémon academy in the Alola region. It first appeared in Alola to New Adventure! and is one of the main settings of Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon. The school is located on Melemele Island. In Alola, Kanto!, the school celebrated its 20th anniversary. Sometime after The Professors' New Adventure!, the school was converted to be the base for the Ultra Guardians, which was first put to use in A Mission of Ultra Urgency!.

In the anime

Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon

The class
The Ultra Ruin Pokémon School

The Pokémon School first appeared in Alola to New Adventure!, where Ash and Delia were tasked by Professor Oak to deliver an Egg to Samson Oak. After meeting Professor Kukui and several of the students, Ash opted to remain in Alola and study.

The Pokémon School held an open house event during Alolan Open House!, where a number of the students' families turned up. Ash was tasked with giving a presentation in front of everyone.

The Pokémon School celebrated its 20th anniversary during Alola, Kanto!, which saw the class taking a field trip to Kanto.

An alternate version of the Pokémon School was shown in the Ultra Ruin in Battling the Beast Within! and Parallel Friendships!. It is currently the home of Dia.

Pokémon Journeys: The Series

In That New Old Gang of Mine!, Ash and Goh attended a welcome party at the Pokémon School arranged by Mallow and the others. Goh later battled Kiawe and Turtonator, but the battle was called off after Kiawe used Inferno Overdrive.

In Paring Pokémon While Parrying!, Ash's classmates, Alolan Pokémon, Gladion, Samson Oak, Professor Kukui, Professor Burnet, and Lei were all seen watching Ash's Masters Eight Tournament match against Leon at the Pokémon School.


Current students

Former students


Pokémon seen at the Pokémon School

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Tauros (multiple)
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Alolan Exeggutor (multiple)
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Samson Vulpix.png
Egg → Vulpix
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Alolan Diglett (×2)
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Pokémon School Vaporeon.png
Pokémon School Corphish.png
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Pokémon School Scyther.png

Pokémon previously seen at the Pokémon School

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Tapu Koko
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Bewear anime.png
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Ash Poipole.png
Dewpider anime.png
Stakataka anime.png
Lunala anime.png
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Gastly SM094.png
Haunter Phantump SM094.png
Misdreavus SM094.png
Mismagius SM094.png
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Meltan (multiple)
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Kartana anime.png
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In the games

Trainers' School
Main article: Trainers' School (Alola)

The Trainers' School in Generation VII is the game counterpart to the Pokémon School.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 寶可夢學校 Pokémon Hohkhaauh
Mandarin 寶可夢學校 / 宝可梦学校 Pokémon Xuéxiào
Denmark Flag.png Danish Pokémon-skolen
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Pokémon School
Finland Flag.png Finnish Pokémon-koulu
France Flag.png European French École Pokémon
Italy Flag.png Italian Scuola di Pokémon
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Pokémonskolen
Poland Flag.png Polish Pokémonowa Szkoła
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Escola Pokémon
Russia Flag.png Russian Школа покемонов Shkola pokémonov
Школа Тренеров Покемонов Shkola Trenerov Pokémonov*
Spain Flag.png Spanish Escuela Pokémon
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Pokémon-skolan
Thailand Flag.png Thai โรงเรียนโปเกมอน School Pokémon

Anime-exclusive locations in Alola
Aina's KitchenAlola TVBamboo HillBewear's denClawmark HillManalo StadiumOranguru's place
Pokémon Paradise ResortPokémon SchoolStarfall HillTreasure IslandViren StadiumViren Tower
Anime-location templates
KantoOrange ArchipelagoJohtoHoennSinnohUnovaDecolore IslandsKalosAlolaOther

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