The second Gym of the region, which doubles up as a fossil museum, is found here. There are a few other notable places to visit too; such as Café Warehouse, which has a Soda Pop special on Wednesdays; Loblolly's studio, where Loblolly designs furniture for you to use in the Dream World; and a warehouse shop selling battle items.
When you first arrive in the city, Cheren is waiting to talk to you about the Gym, and advises that having a -type Pokémon will give you a big advantage. He kindly hands over a few Chesto Berries as well. However, when you head to the Gym you'll find N, who shares his opinions on Pokémon before challenging you to a battle.
After defeating him you can go inside and check out the museum, with Leona's husband, Hawes, giving you a guided tour. Amongst the curiosities are a Dragon Skull, an ancient round stone that was buried in the desert, and a meteor that has a space virus attached to it. The latter can be used for changing Deoxys's forme. You can also have fossils restored here by the woman behind the right counter.Once you've beaten Lenora, Hawes runs in and informs you both that Team Plasma have taken over the museum. Team Plasma steal the Dragon Skull and vanish in a puff of smoke. You and Lenora chase after them and bump into Burgh, Cheren and Bianca who offer to help after hearing what's going on. Cheren and Bianca stay to protect the museum whilst you and the others search for Team Plasma.
Pokémon Black 2/White 2
Once the player has defeated the Champion, the areas past the Skyarrow Bridge are accessible. Once you reach Nacrene City, you can go to the Nacrene Museum, and a text box will say that a mysterious presence can be felt, and if you'd like to search around. If you say yes, Uxie will appear. It will be blocking the entrance, and you can try and capture it, or defeat it. If you say no, you can continue on to the entrance of the museum. Hawes will greet you, and soon Lenora will appear. She retreats back to her study, and you can go back into the old gym, and go to her study. She will deliver a short speech, and give you the choice of the Plume Fossil or the other fossil. In the cafe a lady will give a item called Grubby Hanky and on Thursday you can give the Grubby Hanky to this dude with a Patrat.
- Main article: Nacrene City Gym
|Nacrene Gym Leader|
|Basic Badge||TM67 (Retaliate)|
|Chesto Berry x3||Speak to Cheren outside Pokémon Center.|
|Fresh Water||From man in Gym.|
|Soda Pop||Café Warehouse, Wednesdays.|
|Miracle Seed||From girl in house next to Warehouse Shop. Answer Snivy.|
|Charcoal||From girl in house next to Warehouse Shop. Answer Tepig.|
|Mystic Water||From girl in house next to Warehouse Shop. Answer Oshawott.|
|Dowsing MCHN||From Bianca after beating the Gym.|
|TM67 Retaliate||From Lenora after beating the Gym.|
|Light Stone||After beating Team Plasma at Relic Castle.|
|Dark Stone||After beating Team Plasma at Relic Castle.|
|X Sp. Def||350|
- Burgh comes to this city when he has artist's block.
- If you go near the musician outside Café Warehouse, an accordion will be temporarily added to the background soundtrack.
- In Black 2 and White 2, you can catch Uxie, one of the three Lake Guardians. It will appear outside the museum after you have completed the game.