[[folder: Protagonists]]



* AdaptationDyeJob: His hair is black/dark brown, while Lucas' is a navy blue.
* BadassNormal: Hareta is quite a scrapper on his own. He can call himself a Pokémon and no one will argue.
* BigEater
* BerserkButton: In his case, anyone who's cruel to Pokémon.
* {{Determinator}}: No matter how much you beat him, he'll come back with a grin and a renewed determination to train harder and fight better. And no matter how many threats you make against him, his friends, or any Pokémon, he'll be doubly determined to stop you.
* DisappearedDad
* DoesNotLikeShoes: [[http://www.mangatank.com/manga/pokemon-diamond-and-pearl-adventure/v4/c4/25 Throws away his shoes and socks]] to fight as a "Pokémon" [[http://www.mangatank.com/manga/pokemon-diamond-and-pearl-adventure/v5/c1/33 in his bare feet]]. Overlaps with WildChild.
* FearlessFool
* {{Expy}}: Of Goku in ''Manga/DragonBall''.
* GreenEyes
* IdiotHero
* {{Keet}}
* KidHero
* LikeFatherLikeSon
* MadeOfIron
* MissingMom
* NiceHat
* PintSizedPowerhouse
* RaisedByWolves
* ScarfOfAsskicking


* AlwaysSomeoneBetter: [[spoiler: For Jupiter.]]
* BadassNormal
* CoolBigSis: To Hareta, it seems.
* CurtainsMatchTheWindow: Only in uniform
* DarkAndTroubledPast
* [[spoiler:DrivenToSuicide: She got better.]]
* MiniDressOfPower
* NiceHat
* ScarfOfAsskicking
* TroublingUnchildhoodBehavior
* {{Tsundere}}: In a platonic example, to [[IdiotHero Hareta]].
* {{Tykebomb}}
* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Green Hair]]
* ZettaiRyouiki


* DoggedNiceGuy: To Mitsumi.
* GenerationXerox: He looks and acts like his father.
* HeroicBSOD: His defeat by Jupiter at Lake Acuity, and revelation of Mitsumi's past, sends him into one.
* HotBlooded
* TheRival
* ScarfOfAssKicking
* StrongFamilyResemblance: With Palmer.
* TookALevelInBadass: He did this after his loss to Jupiter made him decide to get stronger.


[[folder:Team Galactic]]


* AGodAmI
* BigBad: Up 'til Volume 5.
* TheComicallySerious: At times, surprisingly enough.
* [[spoiler:HeelFaceTurn]]
* KnightTemplar
* LargeHam: Through artwork, this is the least emotionally restrained version of Cyrus out there.
* LightIsNotGood: He's named after the sun but is a definite antagonist.
* NietzscheWannabe
* OmnicidalManiac
* VisionaryVillain
* WellIntentionedExtremist: What he believes himself to be. But due to he lengths he goes to and his AGodAmI madness, he's really a KnightTemplar.


* CurtainsMatchTheWindow
* TheDragon
* DudeLooksLikeALady: It's unclear if Viz calling him "she" twice on one page was them ''not knowing'' or not.
* [[spoiler:HeelFaceTurn]]
* ImprobableHairstyle
* TheMole: Betrays Cyrus to serve Charon...except not, as he's secretly working for Cyrus undercover.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair


* CurtainsMatchTheWindow
* DarkChick
* EvilRedHead: But she mellows out overtime.
* FieryRedHead: While she initially has a cool demeanor the first time she and Hareta and Jun fight each other, save a brief breakdown near the end she recovers from, she's really this deep down, as shown during her attempts to capture Deoxys where she's screaming in defiance at the Pokemon as she throws everything she has into capturing it.
* HairTriggerTemper: Usually in response to something [[IdiotHero Hareta]] does.
* [[spoiler:HeelFaceTurn]]
* MiniDressOfPower
* RedEyesTakeWarning
* {{Tsundere}}: Towards Hareta, oddly enough.
* VillainousBSOD: At the Spear Pillar, but she gets over it in time to contribute to stopping Palkia.


* BerserkButton: Initially Mitsumi's very presence is this, but later it's being called an old lady.
* TheBrute
* FashionableAsymmetry
* [[spoiler:HeelFaceTurn]]
* TheRival: To Mitsumi.
* {{Tsundere}}: Towards Mitsumi in the Platinum volumes.
* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Purple Hair]]

!!B-2 (K2)


* AssKicksYou: He has a "Butt Bump" attack that he used on Hareta's Piplup once.
* ButtMonkey: An extremely literal example.
* [[spoiler:HeelFaceTurn]]
* PunnyName: His English name is somewhat similar to "booty", while his Japanese name is pronounced similar to "ketsu", which means butt.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname
* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Green Hair]]

* AdaptationalBadass: In the games, Charon was arrested by Looker, but here he defeats Looker.
* AdaptationalVillainy: He's even worse than he was in the games.
* BigBad: Of the last three volumes.
* EvilGenius
* EvilOldFolks
* ItsAllAboutMe
* {{Jerkass}}
* MadScientist
* OnlyInItForTheMoney
* ShorterMeansSmarter
* TheStarscream
* TheUnfought: Averted in this canon.


[[folder: Gym Leaders, Elite Four, and Battle Frontier]]


* BadassAdorable
* BishieSparkle
* DishingOutDirt
* [[{{Meganekko}} Megane-kun]]
* [[NiceHat Nice Helmet]]
* WhiteGloves


* BareYourMidriff
* GreenThumb
* TrapMaster


* CuteBruiser
* DoesNotLikeShoes
* GeniusBruiser: Heavily implied to be this, or at least a rough equivalent.
* LittleMissBadass

!!Crasher Wake

* CoolMask
* MakingASplash
* MaskPower
* ShirtlessScene


* BerserkButton: Does not like to be called grandma.
* GenkiGirl
* {{Odango}}
* PimpedOutDress
* SoulPower


* BadassBeard
* BadassCape
* BigEater
* ExtraOreDinary
* HotBlooded
* LargeHam
* PermaStubble
* RatedMForManly
* SleevesAreForWimps


* ExposedToTheElements: Though, unlike most canons, she is actually seen being affected by the cold briefly.
* FreezeSneeze
* GirlishPigtails
* AnIcePerson
* OlympusMons: She's got Regice, Regirock, and Registeel.
* TheStoic: In a shocking contrast to her game counterpart, which was a GenkiGirl.


* DemotedToExtra
* ShockAndAwe
* TheUnfought: Logically he had to have been fought at some point, but it's both unseen and unmentioned.


* DanceBattler
* FieryRedhead
* FunnyAfro
* HotBlooded
* PlayingWithFire


* ActionGirl
* BadassLongcoat
* CoolBigSis
* CombatStilettos
* HairDecorations
* PeekABangs
* RapunzelHair

!!Tower Tycoon Palmer

* BadassLongcoat
* DirtyOldMan: He attempts to hit on Mitsumi until Jun stops him.
* GenerationXerox: Jun looks a lot like him.





* DarkAndTroubledPast
* {{Expy}}: Of [[VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver Silver]].
* GreenEyes
* JerkAss: Starts out as one, but is closer to a JerkWithAHeartOfGold by the end.
* TsurimeEyes
* WhiteGloves


* BigEater
* DaddyHadAGoodReasonForAbandoningYou: The first time, not so much. The second time [[spoiler: when Hareta and Kaisei meet, he is being chased by Interpol agents]].
* GreenEyes
* IdiotHero: May even be worse than his own son.
* LikeFatherLikeSon: Noted under Hareta's entry, yeah, but Cyrus actually lampshades it when he meets Kaisei.
* ShockAndAwe: Any other Pokémon he may have aren't really mentioned, but he does have a Plusle and gives Hareta an egg that hatches into a Minun.