Cinnabar Island (グレンタウン Guren Town) is an island in Kanto. The Pokémon Mansion is located here. Blaine is the resident Gym Leader here in Generation I and Generation III. The Pokémon Lab is also located here. In Generation II, a volcano erupted leaving only the Pokémon Center and forcing Blaine to move his gym to the Seafoam Islands. The coast on the East side is famous for the Missingno Glitch.


Generation I

Generation II

Generation III

None (altough Pokémon Mansion can be visited)



  • Cinnabar Island is based on the real-life Izu Ōshima, a volcanic island located off the coast of Japan. The volcano's last major eruption in 1986 forced a temporary evacuation of the island.
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Generation I

Cinnabar Island has a population of 33 people

Generation II

The island population is 9 people that are in the Pokémon Center due to the Eruption that had happened a year before the events of Pokémon Gold and Silver

Generation III 

Fire Red and Leaf Green adds three more people to the island making the population 36

Generation IV 

The island population is now 9 with three more people being added and also the Eruption caused the huge drop in the islands population

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