At a population of 416, Lumiose City is the largest and most populated city in the Pokémon world.
- 1 Description
- 2 Places of Interest
- 2.1 South Boulevard
- 2.2 North Boulevard
- 2.3 Vernal Avenue
- 2.4 Bleu Plaza
- 2.5 Estival Avenue
- 2.6 Magenta Plaza
- 2.7 Autumnal Avenue
- 2.8 Rouge Plaza
- 2.9 Hibernal Avenue
- 2.10 Jaune Plaza
- 2.11 Vert Plaza
- 2.12 Centrico Plaza
- 2.13 Lumi Cab
- 2.14 Gogoat Shuttle
- 2.15 Parade
- 3 Style
- 4 Trainers
- 5 Appearances
- 6 Trivia
- 7 Gallery
Also known as the City of Light, Lumiose City has a unique structural design. It is a big, circular city that is divided into multiple sections:
- South Boulevard, running the south edge of the city.
- North Boulevard, running the north edge of the city.
- Vernal Avenue, connecting the south to the center.
- Estival Avenue, connecting the west to the center.
- Autumnal Avenue, connecting the northwest to the center.
- Hibernal Avenue, connecting the northeast to the center.
- Bleu Plaza, connecting Vernal Avenue to Estival Avenue.
- Magenta Plaza, connecting Estival Avenue to Autumnal Avenue.
- Rouge Plaza, connecting Autumnal Avenue to Hibernal Avenue.
- Jaune Plaza, connecting Hibernal Avenue to the southeast side of the canal.
- Vert Plaza, connecting the southeast side of the canal to Vernal Avenue.
- Centrico Plaza, being the center of the city.
Additionally, there are numerous alleys running across the avenues and the two boulevards. The alleys branching from the boulevards always lead to a dead end, while those running across the avenues are long and may even contain Trainers.
During the first visit to the city, there is a shortage caused by Team Flare's actions in Kalos Power Plant. As a result, the player may only access the South Boulevard and Vernal Avenue until Team Flare has been defeated in the Power Plant.
Lumiose City is also where the post-game storyline, the Looker chapters, takes place.
Places of Interest
Restaurant Le Nah
- Main article: Restaurant Le Nah
Located near the east end of South Boulevard, Restaurant Le Nah is the first restaurant the player has access to.
Sycamore Pokémon Lab
|Luxury Ball||X/Y||2F; from a female Scientist (×5)|
|Poké Radar||X/Y||2F; from a male Scientist after becoming the Champion|
|Ultra Ball||X/Y||2F; from the male Scientist after achieving a chain of 1-10 Pokémon with the Poké Radar|
|PP Up||X/Y||2F; from the male Scientist after achieving a chain of 11-20 Pokémon with the Poké Radar|
|PP Max||X/Y||2F; from the male Scientist after achieving a chain of 21-30 Pokémon with the Poké Radar|
|Rare Candy||X/Y||2F; from the male Scientist after achieving a chain of ≥31 Pokémon with the Poké Radar|
|Venusaurite||X/Y||3F; from Sycamore if the player chose Bulbasaur|
|Charizardite X||X||3F; from Sycamore if the player chose Charmander|
|Charizardite Y||Y||3F; from Sycamore if the player chose Charmander|
|Blastoisinite||X/Y||3F; from Sycamore if the player chose Squirtle|
|TM54||X/Y||3F; from a female Scientist after seeing at least 20 species of Pokémon in the Central Kalos Pokédex|
|Oval Charm||X/Y||3F; from Sycamore after completing the Kalos Pokédexes, minus Legendary Birds and Mythical Pokémon|
|Shiny Charm||X/Y||3F; from Sycamore after completing National Pokédex, minus Mythical Pokémon|
South Pokémon Center
This Pokémon Center is located just next to the entrance to Vernal Avenue. There is a Butler on the right side of the Pokémon Center, who the player can also buy items from using Poké Miles.
Poké Mart right counter
Poké Miles shop
|Berry Juice||10 Poké Miles|
|Moomoo Milk||20 Poké Miles|
|Full Heal||30 Poké Miles|
|Max Repel||35 Poké Miles|
|Hyper Potion||60 Poké Miles|
|Ultra Ball||60 Poké Miles|
|Ether||120 Poké Miles|
|Max Potion||125 Poké Miles|
|Full Restore||300 Poké Miles|
|Max Revive||400 Poké Miles|
|Rare Candy||500 Poké Miles|
|PP Up||1,000 Poké Miles|
PR Video Studio
Located west of the Sycamore Pokémon Lab, this is where the player can make Trainer PR Videos.
|Lens Case||X/Y||From a Punk Girl|
Located across from the Route 5 gate, the player can change their hairstyle here.
The Shutterbug Café is located next to the entrance to Estival Avenue.
|Wide Lens||X/Y||From a Backpacker after taking ≥1 photo at photo spots|
|Scope Lens||X/Y||From the Backpacker after taking ≥15 photo at photo spots|
|Zoom Lens||X/Y||From the Backpacker after taking ≥30 photo at photo spots|
This unnamed office building is located across from the Shutterbug Café.
|Quick Ball||X/Y||2F; from a man (×3)|
|Timer Ball||X/Y||2F; from the man (×3)|
The Galette Stand is located opposite of the Autumnal Avenue entrance, functioning similar to the Casteliacone stand in Castelia City. This shop sells Lumiose Galettes for four hours starting from 3 AM, 9 AM, 3 PM and 9 PM. If the player buys the Lumiose Galette within an hour after they are baked, they will also receive a Moomoo Milk.
|Moomoo Milk||X/Y||From the baker if the player bought the Galette within an hour after they are baked|
This unnamed office building is located west of the Route 14 gate.
If the player goes to the second floor of the office building, a supposed "ghost figure" of a Hex Maniac, commonly dubbed the "ghost girl", would come out of the elevator, walk by the player character and say "No, you're not the one", before disappearing. This Hex Maniac cannot be encountered again.
|Expert Belt||X/Y||3F; from a woman|
|Protein||X/Y||3F; from a Battle Girl|
- Main article: Lumiose Museum
Located east of the Route 14 gate, the Lumiose Museum stores many paintings, some about the previous regions of the Pokémon World. The player may pay for 200 for an audio guide, which becomes free if the player has at least 90 style points.
North Pokémon Center
This Pokémon Center is located across from Lumiose Museum.
Poké Mart right counter
- Main article: Hotel Richissime
Located across from the entrance to Hibernal Avenue, Hotel Richissime is a luxury hotel that the player can work for.
This unnamed office building is located east of Hotel Richissime.
|Star Piece||X/Y||1F; from a woman if a Pokémon in the player's party knows Aroma Veil, Flower Veil, or Sweet Veil|
|Prism Scale||X/Y||4F; from a girl|
- Main article: Battle Institute
|TMV Pass||X/Y||From Sycamore after becoming the Champion|
From south to north:
Here, the player can buy Evolutionary Stones.
A man in the northwest corner also sells Mega Stones of the Kanto Starter Pokémon not chosen by the player. They start in the price of 1,000,000, but drops in price depending on how stylish the player is, eventually dropping to 10,000 at 255 style points.
Same as the Mega Stone given by Sycamore, Charizardite X and Charizardite Y are version exclusives.
The player can buy herb medicines here.
|Looker Ticket||X/Y||Right corner of the room (Chapter 1)|
Only accessible if the player has at least 25 style points, this boutique sells expensive clothing.
Unlike other Boutiques across the Kalos region, this Boutique has two floors: the first floor is for female clothing, while the second floor is for male. The player cannot buy clothing of the opposite gender.
This café is a gathering place for Furfrou admirers, who call themselves "Furfroumers".
|Pearl String||X/Y||From a woman after showing her a Furfrou that has kept a trim for 15 days|
From west to east:
The player can try a lottery drawing in the Loto-ID Center once a day. A reward is given every day based on how many digits the ID number of all Pokémon owned by the player matches the daily winning ID number.
|Moomoo Milk||X/Y||Last digit matched|
|PP Up||X/Y||Last two digits matched|
|PP Max||X/Y||Last three digits matched|
|Rare Candy||X/Y||Last four digits matched|
|Master Ball||X/Y||All five digits matched|
Additionally, the player can read a top-secret memo if they have a Volcanion in the party:
- The secret of the power
|“||On the XXth day of the XXth month
at the Pokémon Day Care on Route 7
About the extraordinary power that Volcanion is
said to possess.
Discussed it with a top Breeder who's very familiar
with the ecology of the Pokémon and drew the
In order to cause a steam explosion powerful
enough to blow up mountains, the Pokémon must
have an organ with extremely high temperature
that can instantly vaporize water into steam.
That kind of organ is unheard of in the ecology
of Pokémon, but Volcanion may have it...
- In the fog
|“||On the XXth day of the XXth month
at the Pokémon Center in Camphrier Town
Interviewed a Trainer who says he witnessed a
Pokémon who could be Volcanion when he was
stranded in a mountain.
According to the Trainer, a huge Pokémon's
shadow appeared suddenly.
Two huge armlike limbs that could crush even
the land extended from its back, and from their tips,
something that looked like smoke belched out and
made the fog around the Pokémon even thicker.
the Trainer said the Pokémon's shadow
slowly disappeared in the fog.
- A nation-building...
|“||On the XXth day of the XXth month
at Café Kizuna in Lumiose City
In the southern part of the Kalos region,
there seems to be a custom to revere
Volcanion as a nation-building Pokémon.
People seem to believe that a steam explosion
caused by Volcanion created the plain
where they live.
As a matter of fact, a huge mountain range
suddenly disappeared due to an unexplained
explosion in that part of the region in the past...
Magenta Pokémon Center
This Pokémon Center is located southeast of the main area.
|Looker Ticket||X/Y||In front of the Boutique (Chapter 1)|
- Main article: Lysandre Labs
Located at the junction between Magenta Plaza and Autumnal Avenue, Lysandre Café is a maroon-colored Café that is also the secret entrance to Lysandre Labs, one of Team Flare's hideouts. Additionally, it also plays a major role in the post-game Looker chapters.
|King's Rock||X/Y||From Lysandre during the first visit|
From northwest to southeast:
Poké Ball Boutique
A shop that specializes in selling Poké Balls. The player can buy different types of Poké Ball here.
Poké Ball Boutique
|Luxury Ball||X/Y||Randomly given by a Schoolgirl|
|Heal Ball||X/Y||Randomly given by the Schoolgirl (×3)|
- Main article: Juice Shoppe
The Juice Shoppe is a shop that specializes in Berry juices. The player can buy pre-made juices by talking to the left counter, or make a fresh juice using two Berries from the bag by talking to the right counter.
The Looker Bureau, known as the Vacant Storefront before being occupied, is the main setting of the post-game Looker chapters.
Sushi High Roller
- Main article: Sushi High Roller
Located opposite of the Looker Bureau, Sushi High Roller is the last restaurant the player can visit. It requires the player being the Champion and having 90 style points to access, and the meals are also the most expensive among all restaurants as well.
From northeast to southwest:
Restaurant Le Wow
- Main article: Restaurant Le Wow
Restaurant Le Wow is the third restaurant the player can visit, requiring the player to become the Champion.
Located east of the main area, it is the house where Trevor lives.
|Revive||X/Y||From Trevor's mother|
- Main article: Lumiose City Gym
- Main article: Lumi Cab
The player may ride the Lumi Cab for immediate, but expensive transportation. The fee increases with how far the distance is, and if the player does not have enough money to pay, the driver will battle the player.
There are Gogoat Shuttle stops slong the two boulevards, with one at each junction to avenues. The player can ride the Gogoat Shuttle in the city for 200, which brings them to either the east or west end of the boulevard.
After the player has defeated the Pokémon League and become the Champion, a parade is hosted at Lumiose City by Professor Sycamore. Duirng the parade, AZ battles the player, and is reunited with his Floette after the battle.
|Honor of Kalos||X/Y||From Sycamore|
There is a style system in Lumiose City. As the player becomes more stylish, different features are unlocked.
Increasing style points
The player can do activities to increase their style.
|PR Video Studio||Create a PR Video|
|Friseur Furfrou||Trim a Furfrou|
|Coiffure Clips||Get a haircut|
|Loto-ID Center||Make an attempt to win a prize|
|Hotel Richissime||Work for the hotel|
|Lumiose Starion||Take a train from Lumiose to Kiloude|
|Lumiose Press||Talk to Alexa and let her recommend places|
|Lumiose Museum||Enter with audio guide|
|Battle Institute||Test a team|
|Boutique Couture||Buy a thing|
|Herboriste||Buy a thing|
|Stone Emporium||Buy a thing from the shop|
|Poké Ball Boutique||Buy a thing|
|All restaurants||Buy a meal|
|Galette Stand||Buy a Galette|
|Juice Shoppe||Buy or make a juice|
|Lumi Cab||Take a cab|
If the player is stylish enough, different features are given across the city. In addition to NPC's appearance and dialogues, there are useful features that give benefits to the player.
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Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
The Lumiose City stage returns in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as one of the seven returning Pokémon Stages in the base game.
Lumiose City also offers an international airport that has flights serving Kanto, Hoenn, and other regions within the Pokémon world. A battlefield is available on the airport's observation deck for Trainers wishing to battle while waiting for their flight.
- Like Kalos being based on France, Lumiose City is based on France's capital city, Paris. The Prism Tower is based on the Eiffel Tower and the plaza's names are colors in French.
- Lumiose City's name may be derived from Paris's nickname, "La Ville-Lumière", which means "The City of Light".
- There used to be a glitch where saving in the boulevards of Lumiose City would instantly corrupt the save file and freeze the game. If it occurred, the player would have to format the save and start over. It was particularly easy to encounter, as unsuspecting players would be tempted to save in what is easily the largest and most disorienting city in Kalos.
- As a result of this, Nintendo released an updated version of the game to stop the glitch, and players who were affected by this glitch could continue their Pokémon adventure.
- In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire in Mt. Pyre 1F, the Hex Maniac would say "No, you not the one" to the player character when talked to, similar to the Hex Maniac the player would encounter in the unnamed office building west of Route 14 gate.
- In the anime series, this is the location where Ash's Kalos journey both begins and ends as he arrived in the first episode and departed in the final episode. This was also the setting of the Flare incident in the XYZ season.
- When the Power Plant's power has been restored and the Prism Tower is lit up, Shauna will say that Clemont and Bonnie are her friends.
1 (Vaniville Pathway) · 2 (Avance Trail) · 3 (Ouvert Way) · 4 (Parterre Way) · 5 (Versant Road) · 6 (Palais Lane)
7 (Rivière Walk) · 8 (Muraille Coast) · 9 (Spikes Passage) · 10 (Menhir Trail) · 11 (Miroir Way) · 12 (Fourrage Road)
13 (Lumiose Badlands) · 14 (Laverre Nature Trail) · 15 (Brun Way) · 16 (Mélancolie Path) · 17 (Mamoswine Road)
18 (Vallée Étroite Way) · 19 (Grande Vallée Way) · 20 (Winding Woods) · 21 (Dernière Way) · 22 (Détourner Way)
Places of Interest
|Other regions: Kanto (Sevii Islands) · Johto · Hoenn · Sinnoh (Battle Zone) · Unova · Kalos · Alola · Galar (Isle of Armor · Crown Tundra)|