“My job necessitates me to travel between regions frequently. You said you were from Johto? Just last week I was in Goldenrod for a few days, and next week I have to go to Saffron in Kanto. After that, I’m scheduled to spend at least a week in Veilstone in Sinnoh before going back here.
“But Hoenn’s my favorite of the four to be in because of how much it reminds me of home. I grew up in Heahea City in Alola, and my frequent meetings in Slateport and Lilycove are such a treat because it’s just like I’m in the streets of my hometown. There’s even a beach in both cities! All that’s missing are the Pyukumuku…”
“It’s this spiky Water-type Pokémon that’s always in our beaches, and we have this tradition of chucking them back to the sea when we see one. A lot of tourists find them gross, but I guarantee you that the first thing I’ll do when I go home is to chuck the first Pyukumuku I find. It’s nothing special, but there’s just something about it that makes me happy, you know?”