The player lives there with their mother, alongside their friends April and August. They then receive a Starter Pokémon from Professor Hawthorne, who is visiting the town in search of assistants for his research.
Place of interest
Cooper/Sophie lives here with their mom. The player, April, and August see a program about Professor Hawthorne visiting, causing an excited April to run off to meet him, dragging along her friends.
August, the player's childhood friend lives here with his parents and his little sister.
The player's other childhood friend, April, lives her with her parents.
Referencing the Leftovers found in a trash can in early games, some houses do have something their trash cans-unfortunately, it's just food peels.
The rooms of both rivals contain hints at deeper aspects of their personality-August's PC is open to Wikipedia, showing he's smarter than he lets on, while April's trash can has sketches revealing a hidden talent of hers.
Like others cities of Leneka, the town is named after a species of small birds, Apalis .