Gym Leaders and NPCs

This page provides information about Gym Leaders, Kanto/Johto's Elite, Hoenn's Elite, and NPCs that are important to the Pokewars!. The lists of Pokemon feature Pokemon that the Gym Leaders have used in the past - you should use them as a guide, but feel free to give them new Pokemon if you wish. If you would like to update or correct information about something that has been posted here, please let me know.

Kanto's Gym Leaders
Name (Type) Picture Badge Pokémon Location
Brock Boulder Badge Geodude, Onix, Crobat, Forretress, Lotad, Mudkip Pewter City Gym
Misty Cascade Badge Staryu, Starmie, Goldeen, Horsea, Psyduck, Politoed, Corsola, Togepi Cerulean City Gym
Lieutenant Surge
Surge Thunder Badge Electrode, Magneton, Voltorb, Raichu, Electabuzz (Mjolnir) Vermilion City Gym
Erika Rainbow Badge Tangela, Victreebel, Jumpluff, Bellosom, Gloom Celadon City Gym
Robert Oasis Badge Slowbro, Gengar, Raichu, Piloswine, Hitmonchan, Forretress, Cubone, Farfetch'd,
Murkrow, Seadra, Golem, Charizard, Aron, Vileplume
Diversity Gym in Lavender Town
Sabrina Marsh Badge Espeon, Mr. Mime, Abra, Kadabra, Akakazam Saffron City Gym
Janine Soul Badge Crobat, Ariados, Venomoth, Weezing, Weezing Fuchsia City Gym
Blaine Volcano Badge Magcargo, Rapidash, Arcanine, Rhydon, Ninetales, Magmar Cinnabar Island Gym
Gary Earth Badge Blastoise, Arcanine, Nidoqueen, Magmar, Scizor, Golem, Umbreon, Hoothoot,
Doduo, Krabby, Pidgeot, Exeggutor, Alakazam, Gyarados, Rhydon
Viridian City Gym

The Orange Islands' Gym Leaders
Name (Type) Picture Badge Pokémon Location
Sissy Coral Eye Badge Seadra, Blastoise Mikan Island Gym
Danny Sea Ruby Badge Nidoqueen, Scyther, Machoke, Geodude, Electrode Navel Island Gym
(Grass, Electric, & Water)
Rudy Spike Shell Badge Exeggutor, Electabuzz, Starmie Trovita Island Gym
(Ground & Psychic)
Luana Jade Star Badge Marowak, Alakazam Kumquat Island Gym

Johto's Gym Leaders
Name (Type) Picture Badge Pokémon Location
Falkner Zephyr Badge Hoothoot, Pidgeotto, Pidgeot, Dodrio, Swablu Violet City Gym
Bugsy Hive Badge Metapod, Kakuna, Scyther, Spinarak, Ariados Azalea Town Gym
Whitney Plain Badge Nidorina, Clefairy, Miltank, Cleffa Goldenrod City Gym
Morty Fog Badge Gastly, Haunter, Gengar, Misdreavus Ecruteak City Gym
Chuck Storm Badge Poliwrath, Primeape, Machoke Cianwood City Gym
Jasmine Mineral Badge Steelix, Ampharos, Magnemite, Magneton, Scizor, Mawile Olivine City Gym
Pryce Glacier Badge Dewgong, Piloswine, Seel, Smoochum Mahogany Town Gym
Clair Rising Badge Kingdra, Gyarados, Dragonair Blackthorn City Gym

Hoenn's Gym Leaders
Name (Type) Picture Badge Pokémon Location
Roxanne Stone Badge Geodude, Nosepass Rustboro City Gym
Brawly Knuckle Badge Makuhita, Machop, Combusken, Breloom Dewford Town Gym
Wattson Dynamo Badge Magnemite, Voltorb, Magneton, Electrike, Manectric Mauville City Gym
Flannery Heat Badge Slugma, Magcargo, Torkoal Lavaridge Town Gym
Norman Balance Badge Slaking, Vigoroth, Slaking Petalburg City Gym
Winona Feather Badge Swellow, Pelipper, Skarmory, Altaria Fortree City Gym
Tate & Liza
Tate & Liza Mind Badge Tate:


Mossdeep City Gym
Wallace Rain Badge Luvdisc, Whiscash, Sealeo, Seaking, Milotic Sootopolis City Gym

Kanto/Johto's Elite Four
Name (Type) Picture Pokémon
Will Xatu, Exeggutor, Slowbro, Jynx, Xatu
Koga Ariados, Forretress, Muk, Venomoth, Crobat
Bruno Hitmontop, Hitmonlee, Hitmonchan, Onix, Machamp
Karen Umbreon, Vileplume, Gengar, Murkrow, Houndoom

Hoenn's Elite Four
Name (Type) Picture Pokémon
Sidney Mightyena, Shiftry, Cacturne, Sharpedo, Absol
Phoebe Dusclops, Banette, Sableye, Banette, Dusclops
Glacia Glalie, Sealeo, Sealeo, Glalie, Walrein
Drake Shelgon, Altaria, Flygon, Flygon, Salamence

Other Notable NPCs
Name (Type) Picture Pokémon Importance
(Water & Dark)
Archie Crobat, Mightyena, Sharpedo Archie is the current Leader of Team Aqua.
Ash Ketchum
Ash Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Kingler, Muk, Tauros, Snorlax, Heracross, Bayleef, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Noctowl, Phanpy, Taillow, Treecko, Corphish Ash Ketchum is a Pokemon Master who is famous throughout Kanto and Johto. He traveled through Kanto, the Orange Islands, Johto, and Hoenn before settling down in Cerulean City. His best friends are Brock and Misty. Gary Oak is his rival.
Brendan Birch
Brendan Mudkip, Shroomish, Swellow, Numel Brendan Birch is Professor Birch's son. He lives in Hoenn's Littleroot Town.
Captain Briney
Briney Wingull (Peeko) Captain Briney is the honorary captain of Hoenn's S.S. Tidal.
Captain Stern
Stern None Captain Stern is a ship designer who designed the S.S. Tidal.
(Fire & Dark)
Courtney Mightyena, Camerupt Courtney is a Team Magma Administrator.
Drake of Pummelo Island
Drake of Pummelo Onix, Ditto, Gengar, Venusaur, Electabuzz, Dragonite Drake is the Orange League Supreme Champion. He battles Pokemon Trainers who earn all four Orange League Badges in Pummelo Island's Stadium. If you are able to beat Drake in battle, he awards you an Orange League Trophy.
Gabby & Ty
(Normal & Electric)
Gabby and Ty Gabby:


Gabby is a TV reporter and Ty is her cameraman. They wander Hoenn, battling Trainers then interviewing them. They work for Mauville City's Pokemon News Network (PNN) affiliate.
Giovanni Golem, Kingler, Persian, Dugtrio, Rhydon, Nidoqueen, Nidoking Giovanni was formerly the Viridian City Gym Leader, before the police in Kanto realized that he was the Leader of Team Rocket. He is still Team Rocket's Boss, but he has relocated to Team Rocket's Mahogany Town Base.
Jessie & James
James & Jessie Jessie:
Arbok, Wobbuffet, Seviper, Dustox

Weezing, Cacnea


Jessie, James, and Meowth are members of Team Rocket.
Lance Gyarados, Dragonite, Charizard, Dragonite, Aerodactyl, Dragonite Lance was formerly one of Kanto's Elite Four. He is now an Indigo League Champion.
Lorelei Prima
Lorelei Dewgong, Cloyster, Lapras Lorelei was formerly one of Kanto's Elite Four. She gave her Slowbro and Jynx to Will when she retired. She is still a celebrity amongst fans of Elite Pokemon Trainers.
(Water & Dark)
Matt Carvanha, Mightyena, Sharpedo Matt is a Team Aqua Administrator.
Max None Max is Norman's son and May's little brother. He traveled with Ash throughout Hoenn.
(Fire & Dark)
Maxie Crobat, Mightyena, Camerupt Maxie is the current Leader of Team Magma.
May Torchic, Beautifly May is Norman's daughter and Max's older sister. She traveled with Ash throughout Hoenn.
Professor Birch
(Grass, Fire, & Water)
Birch Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip Professor Birch is Hoenn's resident Pokemon researcher. He has a Lab in Littleroot Town and hands out starting Pokemon and Pokedexes to Trainers. He specializes in Pokeball field research. He has a wife and his son is called Brendan Birch.
Professor Elm
(Grass, Fire, & Water)
Elm Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile Professor Elm is Johto's resident Pokemon researcher. He has a Lab in New Bark Town and hands out starting Pokemon and Pokedexes to Trainers. He specializes in Pokemon evolution. He has a wife and son.
Professor Felina Ivy
Ivy Gyarados Professor Ivy is the Orange Islands' resident Pokemon researcher. She has a Lab on Valencia Island and hands out starting Pokemon and Pokedexes to Trainers. She works with three girls who wear glasses and they specialize in Pokeball studies.
Professor Samuel Oak
(Grass, Fire, & Water)
Oak Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle Professor Oak is Kanto's resident Pokemon researcher. He has a Lab in Pallet Town and hands out starting Pokemon and Pokedexes to Trainers. He specializes in Pokemon behavioral science. His grandson is Gary Oak, the Viridian City Gym Leader.
(Water & Dark)
Shelly Mightyena, Sharpedo Shelly is a Team Aqua Administrator.
Shorts Kid AKA Youngster
Shorts Kid Rattata Many Shorts Kids can be found throughout Kanto and Johto. They spread the philosophy that shorts are "comfy and easy to wear" and tend to battle anyone not wearing shorts using their trademark Rattata. Some of the Shorts Kids are actually robots.
(Steel & Rock)
Steven Skarmory, Claydol, Aggron, Cradily, Armaldo, Metagross Steven is a Hoenn League Champion. He likes collecting rare stones.
(Fire & Dark)
Tabitha Numel, Mightyena, Camerupt Tabitha is a Team Magma Administrator.
Tracey Sketchit
Tracey Venonat, Marill, Scyther Tracey used to travel with Ash Ketchum. At the end of his journey wish Ash, he settled down in Professor Oak's Lab in Pallet Town. He currently helps the Professor maintain the Lab.