Get to know a Region: Part 1 – Kanto | Pokémon GO Hub – Pokemon GO Hub8 min read

Cities and Towns
The Kanto region features 10 cities and towns from the quiet Pallet Town to the much bigger Saffron City. All of the cities and towns in the Kanto region are called after colours, with the exception of Pallet Town which is also a referral to colours.
Pallet Town
The home town of Ash Ketchum and Professor Oak. This is where your adventure in Kanto starts. Pallet town is based upon Satoshi Tajiris hometown of Shimoda.
Viridian City

Pewter City

A seaside city situated in the northern Kanto is the third city that you visit.
Cerulean City is likewise home to the 2nd health club leader on your journey, Misty. Misty specializes in Water-type Pokémon.
Cerulean City is the 2nd city with a fitness center you can battle

Fuchsia City.
Fuchsia City is house to the Safari Zone and a Pokémon Zoo, and is the southernmost city in the Kanto Region.
Fuchsia City is home to Gym Leader Koga, who concentrates on Poison-type Pokémon.
Fuchsia City is based on Tateyama, Japan

Lavender Town.
Lavender town is believed to be haunted with Ghost-type Pokémon.
Lavender town is house to Mr. Fuji and the Name Rater. The Name Rater will enable you to alter the labels of your Pokémon.
Lavender Town is based on Narita, Japan
Celadon City.

Vermilion City.

The power plant, while deserted by people, is lived in by lots of Pokémon. Some of the Pokéballs laying on the ground are actually Electrodes waiting to attack.
At the end of the Power Plant is the famous Pokémon Zapdos

Cinnabar Island is house to a big volcano and an old abandoned mansion that you need to get a key from in order to open the door to the gym. Journals spread throughout the old estate suggest that it is the birthplace of MewTwo.
Cinnabar Island is house to Gym Leader Blaine, who concentrates on Fire-type Pokémon.
Cinnabar Island is based upon Izu Ōshima. An uninhabited island off the coast of Honshu, Japan.


Agatha is the third member of the Elite Four and is known for her Ghost Pokémon.
When they were young, Agatha was when Oaks rival

Invite to Kanto
The Kanto area is house to the initial 151 Pokémon introduced in the Main series Pokémon video games Pocket Monsters: Red, Pocket Monsters: Green, and the unique edition Pocket Monsters: Blue released only in Japan in 1996. Those games were released in Australia and North America as Pokémon: Red, and Pokémon: Blue in 1998 and in Europe under the very same names in 1999. The scandal sheet Pokémon Yellow was released in Japan in 1998 and in other areas in 1999 and 2000.
Kanto is the house region of the Animes primary protagonist Ash Ketchum. The Kanto region is based on the Kantō region of Japan, which is home to its Tokyo, the capital city of Japan and the home of Game Freaks head office. The Kanto area of the Pokémon world is the just one that shares its name with a real-world location.

The Elite Four.

Lorelai is the first trainer of the Elite Four and is understood for her Ice Pokémon.
Lorelai matured on the Four Islands and is known to collect dolls

Saffron City.


The Cerulean Cave is an optional dungeon that is home to a few of the most effective Pokémon in all of Kanto, consisting of the most powerful legendary Mewtwo.
A guard blocks the entryway to the cavern and will only permit you through after youve ended up being the brand-new Champion.

When you first satisfy Professor Oak, he stops you from strolling through the high yard. He explains that its dangerous, and takes you back to his laboratory. It exists that you are provided your very first option as a Pokémon trainer, a choice that every trainer who plays Pokémon Go is likewise provided when they first begin. Bulbasaur, Charmander, or Squirtle.
The Legendaries.

Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres are jointly referred to as the Legendary Birds. They all share the ability pressure and flying typing. They have also been described as the Winged Mirages.

The Indigo Plateau.
The Indigo Plateau is house to the Headquarters of the Pokémon League. It is here that you will face off with the Elite Four and the Champion to become the new Champion. You should beat all five consecutively in order to become the brand-new Champion.
Cerulean Cave.

Vermilion City is the only Kanto city with a port. The luxurious cruise ship called the S.S Anne is docked here during your go to.
Vermilion City is home to the third health club leader, Lt. Surge. Lt. Surge focuses on Electric-type Pokémon.
Vermilion City is based on Yokohama, Japan


Lance is the final and fourth member of the Elite Four and is understood for his Dragon Pokémon.
Lance has a large fan following and is often seen purchasing capes at the Celadon Department Store



The Pokémon.
The Starters.

The Power Plant.

The Seaform Islands are a small group of caves situated between Fuchsia City and Cinnabar Island.
It is likewise home to the famous Pokémon Articuno

Cerulean City

Mt. Moon is known for its regular meteor showers, with the shards of meteors that arrive at the mountain becoming moon shards. These fragments seem to draw in wild Clefairy, with Mt. Moon being among the couple of locations they are understood to frequent.
Mt. Moon is likewise the top place that trainers are introduced to fossils and is inhabited by numerous members of Team Rocket attempting to steal them.
While in Mt. Moon you encounter a Super Nerd that you have to battle. After beating them you get to selected between fossils that end up being either Omanyte or Kabuto.
Seafoam Islands.

Celadon City is home to the biggest Poké Mart in the Region and is the second-largest city in Kanto.
Celadon City is home to the fourth health club leader Erika. Erika concentrates on Grass-type Pokémon.
Celadon City is based on Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan

Bruno is the second member of the Elite Four and is understood for his Fighting Pokémon.
Bruno in some cases utilizes an Onix as well

The first city visited by fitness instructors in the video game, and home to Giovannis Ground-type gym which opens up after the other seven gym leaders are beat.
Viridian City is based on Hakone, Japan

Saffron City is the biggest city in Kanto and the tenth most occupied in all of the Pokémon world. You require to drive Team Rocket out of the Silph Co. building before you can access the Saffron City Gym.
Saffron City is home to Gym Leader Sabrina, who concentrates on Psychic-type Pokémon. There is a second “health club” in Saffron City, however, Sabrina utilized her Psychic Pokémon to take it down and it has actually since been relegated to a Fighting-type dojo.
Saffron City is based on Tokyo, the Capital city of Japan.
Cinnabar Island.

Pewter City is situated North of the Veridian Forest, and West of Mount Moon. Pewter City is also home to Brock, the very first health club leader you can fight. Brock focuses on Rock-type Pokémon.
Pewter City is based upon Maebashi, Japan

The Kanto variation of Victory road is a cavern maze that you must travel through in order to face the Elite Four and then the Champion.
You need to have all eight fitness center badges prior to going into Victory road.
The famous Pokémon Moltres can be discovered on Victory Road

Other Important Locations.
Mt. Moon.


Hi Trainers!
How well do you know the regions where those Pokémon in your Pokébox originated from? The history of the initial Pokémon regions, and the native home of the Pokémon you understand and enjoy? Then youre in luck, if youre one of numerous fitness instructors who joined the fandom late or havent been back to the primary series games in a while.
Were going to be revisiting the initial Pokémon regions over the next few weeks to take a much deeper take a look at the history, location, and some other fascinating reality about each area.
Today, were starting with the Kanto Region.
To keep things basic, were only going to go over the regions as they appeared in the video games they were introduced in.


Triumph Road.

The Genetic Pokémon

Eventually, Mewtwo broke complimentary of its captors and ran away, destroying the mansion in the procedure.
Interesting Facts.
The Kanto region in the Pokémon world is based upon the Kantō area of the genuine world. Kanto in Japanese suggests “east of the barrier”.
The genuine Kanto area in Japan was hit with a disastrous earthquake in September 1923.
The Kanto area is located East of the Johto region, and South of the Sinnoh region.
Kanto is more modern-day and technological than a lot of regions in the Pokémon world and lacks any genuine myths or traditions when it concerns Pokémon.
The individuals of Kanto are thought about to be sophisticated and reserved.
Pokémon Red and Blue got an aggregated rating of 89% on GameRankingsThe games also spent a minimum of 4 years on IGNs “Top 100 Games of All Time” list. Pokémon Yellow is 35th since the time of this writing.
In 2009 they appeared in the Guinness Book of World Records in the “Best selling RPG on the Game Boy” and “Best selling RPG of all time” classifications.
Stay tuned for the Johto area!

If youre one of numerous trainers who joined the fandom late or have not been back to the main series games in a while then youre in luck.
The unique edition Pokémon Yellow was released in Japan in 1998 and in other regions in 1999 and 2000.
The Kanto area of the Pokémon world is the only one that shares its name with a real-world place.

Pallet town is based on Satoshi Tajiris home town of Shimoda.
Brock specializes in Rock-type Pokémon.

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