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Ecruteak City is a city in the northwestern part of the Johto region and is the location of the fourth Gym. The Gym Leader of this city is Morty, who specializes in Ghost-type Pokémon and hands out the Fog Badge when defeated.

A girl in Olivine City telling the player character about Ecruteak City that made medicine for her, beta version only.


Ecruteak City has a population of 46 which makes it the fourth-largest city in the Johto region.

Areas of interest

Bell Tower

According to legend, this tower is home to the legendary Pokémon, Ho-Oh.

Burned Tower

The Burned Tower used to be as tall as the Bell Tower before it got burned down in a mysterious fire 150 years prior to the events of Pokémon Gold, Silver, Crystal and their remakes. Lugia also used to live here, moving to Whirl Islands when the tower burned down. The legendary beasts: Raikou, Entei and Suicune can be encountered for the first time in the basement, after which they flee. It is also the place where Silver will challenge the player character for the third time.

Kimono Dance Theater

The Kimono Dance Theater is where the player character meets and battles the Kimono Girls. Each of them has an evolution of Eevee. After defeating them the player character will be awarded the HM for Surf.


Main article: Ecruteak City Gym


  • Hyper Potion: Near the Tin Tower
  • HM03 Surf: Reward for defeating all the Kimono Girls in the Ecruteak Theater(Gold/Silver/Crystal) Reward for saving the single Kimono Girl present from a Team Rocket Grunt(HeartGold/SoulSilver)
  • TM Shadow Ball: (from Morty after defeating him).




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Artwork of Ecruteak City.

  • A house that one cannot enter in Olivine City features a character that speaks of a pharmacist in Ecruteak City who had treated her Pokémon, despite the pharmacy being in Cianwood City instead. This is either a mistranslation, or a hint of the pharmacy originally being in Ecruteak City in the Beta version of Pokémon Gold and Silver. Evidence of the latter is that there's another inaccessible house in Ecruteak City, near the Mart and PokéCenter.
  • The Cianwood City theme is same as the Ecruteak City theme in Pokémon Gold and Silver. In Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, the music is unique but has the same base.


In other languages

Language Name
English Ecruteak City
Spanish Ciudad Iris
Italian Amarantopoli
French Rosalia
German Teak City
Japanese エンジュシティ
Korean 인주시티
Hindi एक्रूटीक शहर
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