Vista Lighthouse

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Vista Lighthouse シルベの灯台
Guidance Lighthouse
"The Beacon That Lights Sinnoh"
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Location: Sunyshore City
Region: Sinnoh
Generations: IV, VIII
File:Sinnoh Sunyshore City Map.png
Location of Vista Lighthouse in Sinnoh.
Pokémon world locations

The Vista Lighthouse (Japanese: シルベの灯台 Guidance Lighthouse) is a location in Sunyshore City, Sinnoh.

This lighthouse consists of an elevator and an observation deck. The player can see the Sinnoh Pokémon League building if they look into the binoculars at the observation deck. This is where the player will first meet Volkner.

Geography

File:Pokémon League Vista view DPPt.png
Looking at the Pokémon League from the Vista Lighthouse

The Vista Lighthouse is located on the far south east side of Sunyshore City. It was built to help guide ships and boats into Sunyshore's port, representing safety and protection to all Sailors.

The lighthouse was built on a large rocky cliff face right beside the sea. Despite its size, it has only one floor that can be publicly accessed by people, the top floor, which is only accessible by a large elevator. Once on the top floor, people can see the views and even use the binoculars to see far and wide, even the Pokémon League building towering over a great waterfall. There are also seats where people can have a rest and take a break. Volkner can be initially found here and needs to be talked to before he'll return to the Sunyshore Gym.

Layout

Version Exterior Elevator Observation deck
Diamond File:Vista Lighthouse DPPt.png File:Vista Lighthouse elevator DPPt.png File:Vista Lighthouse observation deck DPPt.png
Pearl
Platinum
 

In the anime

File:Sunyshore Tower.png
The Sunyshore Tower in the anime
Main article: Sunyshore Tower

The anime-exclusive Sunyshore Tower serves a similar purpose as the Vista Lighthouse in the games, with Ash first meeting Volkner there and finding him unwilling to take on challengers. The tower's solar panels are used to provide electricity for machinery around Sunyshore City.

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

Diamond & Pearl chapter

The Vista Lighthouse first appeared in Encountering Elekid, where it had been darkened by the blackout plaguing Sunyshore City, causing potential trouble for the ships in the area. The Valley Windworks manager, who had been called in to investigate the blackout, eventually tracked the source of the problem to the Sunyshore Gym, where Volkner's renovations had caused the Gym to drain all the electricity in the city.

Platinum chapter

The lighthouse briefly reappeared in The Final Dimensional Duel XI.

In the TCG

The following is a list of cards mentioning or featuring Vista Lighthouse in the Pokémon Trading Card Game.

Vista Lighthouse
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a silver background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Expansion
Rarity # Japanese
Expansion
Rarity #
Volkner Su Yellow A Alternate cards   135a/156 Tag Bolt TR 095/095
 


Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 導航燈塔 Douhhòhng Dāngtaap
Mandarin 導航燈塔 / 导航灯塔 Dǎoháng Dēngtǎ
20px French Phare Panorama
20px German Leuchtturm
20px Italian Faro Panorama
20px Korean 길잡이등대 Giljabi Deungdae
20px Spanish Faro Visión
20px Vietnamese Hải đăng Shirube



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Settlements
Twinleaf TownSandgem TownJubilife CityOreburgh CityFloaroma TownEterna CityHearthome City
Solaceon TownVeilstone CityPastoria CityCelestic TownCanalave CitySnowpoint CitySunyshore City
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Landmarks
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Access to
Distortion World
See also
Hisui


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