Blackthorn City is a location in Johto region. Clair is the Gym Leader of the Blackthorn City Gym who specializes in Dragon-type Pokémon. The Move Tutor and the Move Deleter reside in this town. There is also a man who will teach Blast Burn, Frenzy Plant, and Hydro Cannon to the final evolution of any Starter Pokémon, and a woman who teaches Draco Meteor.

Areas of Interests

Dragon's Den

The Dragon's Den was built by a clan of Dragon-type masters. It is a cavern with an underground lake and a shrine to Dragon Pokémon. Many strong trainers can be found here, and the Dragon Clan's Master will give the player a Dratini if he/she answers correctly to his questions. Silver can also be found here. Clair will come and reward the player with the Rising Badge and the TM DragonBreath after refusing to do so at the Gym.

In the anime

In Beauty is Skin Deep, Ash and his friends arrived there and meet the Blackthorn Gym Leader, Clair. Ash challenged her to a battle and defeated her, winning the Rising Badge.


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