The Orange Islands (オレンジ
Gym battles in the Orange Islands differ from those on the mainland because the Orange Crew do not require challengers to actually fight them. Instead, their challenges are tests of loyalty between the trainer and their Pokémon (for example, Danny has a Trainer use his/her Pokémon to freeze a geyser of hot water and then carve it into a sled for racing).
Other notable characters
There are a few other characters of note on the Orange Islands. Professor Ivy works on Valencia Island with her three assistants Faith, Hope and Charity. Other notable residents include Prima, known in the video games as Lorelei, a local Pokémon Master and member of Kanto's Elite Four (this would be later referenced in Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen's Sevii Islands); Mateo, a glass sculptor who lives on Sunburst Island and takes his inspiration from a rare, reclusive Crystal Onix; and Melody, a young girl who lives on Shamouti Island and plays the flute in an annual ceremony there.
Most of the islands are named after varieties of oranges, or other citrus fruits.
- Valencia Island
- Tangelo Island
- Mikan Island
- Mandarin Island No.
- Sunburst Island
- Pinkan Island
- a unnamed island (Dome Fossil Island)
- Kinnow Island
- a unnamed island (Sanctuary Island)
- Navel Island
- The 7 Grapefruit Islands
- Moro Island
- Golden Island
- Murcott Island
- a unnamed island (Farfetch'd Island)
- Mandarin Island South
- Trovita Island
- Fairchild Island
- Shamouti Islands
- Cleopatra Island
- Fire Island
- Lightning Island
- Ice Island
- Ascorbia Island
- Butwal Island
- Kumquat Island
- Rind Island
- a unnamed island (Salveyo Weed Island)
- Pummelo Island
- Tarroco Island
- Hamlin Island
|Name||Settlement||Information||Badge / Trophy|
|Mikan Island||Trainers are required to participate in an accuracy test and a race against the gym leader.|
|Navel Island||Trainers must first climb a nearby mountain without the aid of their Pokémon, in order to qualify for further challenges. Should a Trainer qualify, they must then choose one Pokémon to help them build a bobsled-evice in a race against the gym leader, and then race him down the mountain.|
|Trovita Island||Trainers must first participate in an accuracy test. Should the challenger pass this test, they will face the gym leader in a three-on-three, same-type Pokémon battle.|
|Kumquat Island||Trainers defeat the gym leader, in a double battle.|
Head Leader Drake
|Pummelo Island||Trainers must defeat the head leader on a 6 to 6 Pokémon battle.|
- The shape of the Orange Islands has a resemblance of a Clefairy.
- The Orange Islands is the only archipelago that has not been featured in any Pokémon game.
- The Orange Islands Pokémon League is one of only two Pokémon Leagues Ash has ever actually won (the other being the Battle Frontier in the Kanto Region).
- This is soon followed by the Alola Pokémon League, where it was Ash's first actual Pokémon League win.
- The Orange Islands share some similarities with the Alola region, a region introduced six generations after the Orange Islands' debut in the anime:
|Orange Islands locations|
Valencia Island · Tangelo Island · Mikan Island · Sunburst Island · Pinkan Island · Unnamed island (Dome Fossil Island) · Kinnow Island · Sanctuary Island · Navel Island · The 7 Grapefruit Islands · Moro Island · Golden Island · Murcott Island · Farfetch'd Island · Mandarin Island (North · South) · Trovita Island · Fairchild Island · Shamouti Islands · Fire Island · Lightning Island · Ice Island · Cleopatra Island · Ascorbia Island · Butwal Island · Kumquat Island · Rind Island · Salveyo Weed Island · Pummelo Island · Tarroco Island · Hamlin Island · Orange League
|The Orange Crew|
|Pokémon the Series|
Orange Islands · Decolore Islands