Zapapico

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Zapapico ピケタウン
Piquer Town
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Dalizapa Passage
 
Dalizapa Passage
Zapapico
East Province (Area Three)
 
East Province (Area Three)
 
Location
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Location of Zapapico in Paldea.

Zapapico (Japanese: ピケタウン Piquer Town) is a town in the Paldea region, located at the base of Glaseado Mountain's Dalizapa Passage and East Province (Area Three).

In the center of town, there is a manS/womanV who will trade the player Auspicious ArmorS/Malicious ArmorV in exchange for 10 Bronzor FragmentsS/Sinistea ChipsV.

Places of interest

Zapapico (East) Pokémon Center

A Pokémon Center is located at the eastern end of Zapapico. A Pokémon League representative here asks the player to defeat seven Pokémon Trainers in East Province (Area Three) for an item reward.

Chains

Chic Kebab

Main article: Chic Kebab

Chic Kebab is a vending cart chain that sells grilled foods which provide Meal Powers. It has one location in Zapapico at the southwest end of town by the Zapapico (West) Pokémon Center.

Every Wich Way

Main article: Every Wich Way

Every Wich Way is a restaurant chain that sells sandwiches which provide Meal Powers. It has one location in Zapapico, across the street to the south of the Zapapico (East) Pokémon Center.

Kanto Crepes

Main article: Kanto Crepes

Kanto Crepes is a vending cart chain that sells sweet crepes which provide Meal Powers. It has one location in Zapapico at the southwest end of town by the Zapapico (West) Pokémon Center.

Seabreeze Café

Main article: Seabreeze Café

Seabreeze Café is a restaurant chain that sells light fare which provide Meal Powers. It has one location in Zapapico, across the street to the south of the Zapapico (East) Pokémon Center.

Sugar-N-Ice

Main article: Sugar-N-Ice

Sugar-N-Ice is a vending cart chain that sells ice cream cones of various flavors which provide Meal Powers. It has two locations in Zapapico, both southwest of the battle court.

Vending machines

There are several vending machines located across town:

  • At the north end of town, behind the armor trader
  • On the upper level of houses at the southwest end of town (×2)
Vending machines


Poké Mart

Poké Mart Cashier


Items

Gifts

Item Location Games
Punching Glove SV Punching Glove Zapapico (East) Pokémon Center; from the Pokémon League representative after defeating seven Trainers in East Province (Area Three)  S  V 


Trivia

The unused house.
  • Zapapico has an unused interior for a detailed house with a built in tunnel in the files of the game, known as a_t07_i01.[1]
    • Notably, it is the only interior in the game that is unrelated to the Academy or Area Zero, a Gym, Every Wich Way, or a building that is lived in by a major character (such as Nemona's or the player's houses).


Origin

Name origin

Language Name Origin
Japanese ピケタウン Piquer Town From piquer (French for "to prick; to pierce small holes in the surface of a food")
English Zapapico From zapapico (Spanish for pickaxe)[2] and possibly picar (Spanish for "to mince" or "to snack")
German Pinchores From pincho (Spanish for "spike" and "small skewered Spanish appetizers") and possibly Azores (site of Mount Pico)
Spanish Pueblo Veta From veta (mineral vein; fat marbling)
French Pinchoria From pincho
Italian Picadia From picada (Spanish for "sting" and "light snack") and picconare (to pickaxe)
Korean 피케마을 Piquer Maeul Transcription of Japanese name
Chinese (Mandarin) 穴扎鎮 / 穴扎镇 Xuèzhā Zhèn / Xuézhā Zhèn From 穴 xuè / xué / yuht (hole) and 扎 zhā / jaat (to prick)
Chinese (Cantonese) 穴扎鎮 Yuhtjaat Jan


References

  1. https://web.archive.org/web/20230215123618/https://twitter.com/Lewchube/status/1625683076654178304
  2. NPC: "The name Zapapico comes from a word for a pickaxe. Fitting for a town of mostly miners, no?" (Pokémon Scarlet and Violet)


Paldea
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Settlements
South: Cabo PocoMesagoza (Naranja Academy/Uva Academy)
Los PlatosCortondoAlfornadaPokémon League
East: ArtazonLevinciaZapapico
West: CascarrafaPorto MarinadaMedali
North: Montenevera
South Province
Area OneArea TwoArea Three
Area FourArea FiveArea Six (Alfornada Cavern)
Poco PathInlet GrottoSouth Paldean Sea
East Province
Area One (Schedar Squad's Base) • Area TwoArea Three
Tagtree Thicket (Navi Squad's Base) • East Paldean Sea
West Province
Area One (Segin Squad's Base) • Area TwoArea Three
Asado DesertWest Paldean Sea
North Province
Area OneArea Two (Caph Squad's Base) • Area Three (Ruchbah Squad's Base)
Casseroya Lake (Socarrat Trail) • Glaseado Mountain (Dalizapa Passage)
North Paldean Sea
Great Crater of Paldea
Area Zero
Zero GateZero LabArea Zero Underdepths
Landmarks
Ten Sights of Paldea (Colonnade Hollow)
Grasswither ShrineIcerend Shrine
Groundblight ShrineFirescourge Shrine
Access to
KitakamiBlueberry Academy
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