It's not the pokemon world you know. The wonders of Silph Co, Devon Corporation, and national socialized medicine are things of hazy recollection from long forgotten stories. You are youths who have grown up in a small village called Iron Roost, nestled into a mountain valley. The town has grown under the protection of Shikyo Kokimiyoi, the village elder and the tamer of a massive Skarmory, Claymore, who has stood watch over the small farming community for thirty five years. But now he has fallen ill, and the town is in disarray.