''VideoGame/PokemonColosseum'' by Creator/GeniusSonority has a much more stylistic cast than the rest of the series. You can check out the character list right here. If you're looking for the sequel, click [[Characters/PokemonXDGaleOfDarkness here]].

!!Wes (Leo)
Wes is a young man who lives in Orre. He is the protagonist of the first game. Has a MysteriousPast and a bit of TheCowl complex.

* ASinisterClue: Wears the portable Snag Machine on his left arm. It's ambiguous whether he's actually left-handed, and he's an anti-heroic example regardless.
* TheAce: He was the best Snagger for Team Snagem prior to his HeelFaceTurn, a skill which he puts to good use throughout the game.
* AntiHero: Type II - he's basically an older Pokemon series hero who happens to be an ex-gangster. He steals Pokémon from trainers, some who are completely innocent and don't know any better, but only steals Shadow Pokémon to save them from their corruption.
* TheAtoner: Implied by his actions throughout the story.
%%* BadassBiker
* BadassLongcoat: It lifts up behind him as part of his walk cycle, and seems to be perpetually caught in a strong wind during battle.
* BenevolentBoss: Even before his HeelFaceTurn, he'd managed to evolve two Eevees into an Espeon and an Umbreon, which requires them to have maxed out friendship.
* ChickMagnet: In addition to [[TheNotLoveInterest the whole deal with Rui]], many female [=NPCs=] express attraction to him over the course of the game.
* CoolBike: It hovers!
* CoolShades: Usually they're [[GogglesDoNothing pushed up to his forehead]], but in the intro he apparently used them to shield his eyes during the explosion he just caused.
* DefectorFromDecadence: He was a member of a gang of Pokémon thieves, but for whatever reason decided to ditch them and ends up foiling the plans of the very syndicate they were secretly taking orders from.
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: His awesome introduction. First, he announces his resignation from Team Snagem by bombing their hideout and stealing their only portable Snag Machine. Then, as he's making his escape on his absurdly cool bike with Snagem on his tail, he sets off ''another'' bomb that destroys their hideout, cripples the syndicate, and alerts the police to their location. All this while ''[[CheshireCatGrin grinning like a maniac.]]''
* HeelFaceTurn: Originally a member of Team Snagem, well-known within the organization for his skill at snagging Pokemon. We never find out why exactly he turned against them, though it's implied it's because he found out what the Pokemon he was stealing were being used for.
* HeroicMime: Like any Pokémon protagonist, he doesn't speak, aside from calling out his Pokémon to force them out of hyper mode.
* MysteriousPast: His motivation and purpose are never actually explained, so what he was originally planning to do after leaving Team Snagem is never brought up.
* NeverTrustATrailer: A ''Magazine/NintendoPower'' trailer made him out to be a VillainProtagonist.
* PlatonicLifePartners: With Rui.
* SlasherSmile: When stealing the Snag Machine in the intro.
* YinYangBomb: Starts off with [[PsychicPowers Espeon]] and [[CastingAShadow Umbreon]].

!!Rui (Mirei)
Rui is the MysteriousWaif with psychic powers. She is the {{Sidekick}} and secondary protagonist in the first game. She's determined, caring, but can be a bit bossy and stubborn at times.

* AuraVision: She can see Shadow Pokémon.
* BadassPacifist: With no Pokemon of her own, she doesn't fight, and she's still a threat to Cipher.
* BareYourMidriff: In the Japanese version of the game.
* {{Bowdlerise}}: Her [[BareYourMidriff shirt]] and [[DangerouslyShortSkirt skirt]] were made longer in the US version.
%%* TheChick
* DistressedDamsel: She's the GirlInABox.
* ExpositionFairy: Her main role in the story is to tell you when there's a Shadow Pokémon.
* GirlishPigtails: Which, when combined with her bright orange hair, make her oddly reminiscent of Misty.
* TheHeart: Rui's sensitivity and compassion go hand in hand with her AuraVision.
* ThisLooksLikeAJobForAquaman: Implied to have psychic powers that, nonetheless, only manifest over the course of the story as the ability to detect Pokemon who have been abused in a specific way. Granted, it's a very useful power over the course of the game, but this means she's not as active as Mind Bullets or Mind Reading.
* MoralityChain: She's the one who calls out and prevents Wes from targeting normal Pokemon with the Snag Machine.
* TheNotLoveInterest: Their initial meeting certainly seems like it's working up to a RescueRomance, as Wes saves Rui from a band of kidnappers. The two team up, and Rui follows Wes everywhere. However, after that, there's not much evidence that their relationship is anything but platonic. Of course, it's hard to establish any kind of a relationship when [[HeroicMime Wes never says anything]].
* PlatonicLifePartners: With Wes.
* PlayerAndProtagonistIntegration: She most likely makes up for the lack of a female player character.
* PsychicPowers: Not shown to extend beyond detecting the black aura that surrounds Shadow Pokémon. On a technical level, her aura powers make her [[Characters/PokemonGenerationIVFamilies Lucario]] before there was a Lucario.
* ShipTease:
** There's a notable encounter in Pyrite where a female Chaser tells Wes to "ditch the walflower" for the Chaser, to which Rui takes offense and insists Wes defend her honor.
** Rui complements Wes for being cool during the game's epilogue.

!!Nascour (Jakira)
A strange man with long white hair and glowing red eyes. He's the one giving orders to all of the Cipher Admins... [[ObviouslyEvil not that anyone's surprised by that]].

See the "Unmarked Spoilers" folder for a list of his tropes.

!!Miror B. (Mirabeau)
The LaughablyEvil member of the Admins who loves to dance. Sometime after the events of ''Colosseum'', he leaves Cipher to start his own organization, which consists solely of Trudly, Folly, and himself. You can guess how well that works out. In battle, he prefers to spam Ludicolo, using a combination of Rain Dance and Rain Dish to gradually recover his team's HP and attempting to win by attrition.

* AffablyEvil: He's not as kind most examples, but he's surprisingly cheery in a pleasant way.
* BadBoss: Folly and Trudly fear his punishment so much that they ''turn themselves in to the police'' to avoid it.
* BattleInTheRain: Given that his favorite Pokemon is part Water-type and has abilities that benefit from rain (Swift Swim and Rain Dish), it's unsurprising that he's fond of the move Rain Dance.
* BewareTheSillyOnes: He's a competent battler.
* CloudCuckooLander: Seems to exist in his own little world most of the time.
* DanceBattler: Never stops dancing during battle, a trait he shares with his beloved Ludicolo.
%%* DiscoDan
* DoubleEntendre: "Let the music spin!" [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar "Let's get it on!"]]
* FashionableAsymmetry: In ''XD'', he wears a black glove on his right hand, but his left hand is bare.
* FunnyAfro: It's ''huge'', and colored in red and white halves like a Poke Ball.
* HeelFaceTurn: In a sense, also overlapping with {{Karma Houdini}}. [[spoiler:After Snagging the Shadow Dragonite (the final Shadow Pokémon) from him in ''XD'', he can be found in the Krabby Club dancing alongside Razell and Dazell, feeling content enough that he doesn't even notice when Michael talks to him]].
* IneffectualSympatheticVillain: In ''XD'', he desires to be his own evil team leader and rule over all Pokemon. Yeeeah...how's that going for ya? Trudly and Folly {{lampshade}} this a couple of times when Miror B. is out of earshot, wondering whether that goal is actually realistic.
* LeftTheBackgroundMusicOn: He appears to be aware of and in control of his own theme, as it stops whenever he says "Stop the music!" and resumes whenever he says "Let the music play!". It's made even more notable in his second battle in ''Colosseum'' when he says "Never mind that" right after declaring the music, and the standard Cipher Admin battle theme plays instead of his own during the fight.
* LoneWolfBoss: In ''XD'', where he is no longer affiliated with Cipher.
* MeaningfulName: Both his Japanese and English names are references to mirror balls.
* MoralityPet: His Ludicolo. He sure seems to have fun dancing with them, and they're his main team members.
* MulticoloredHair: His red-and-white-colored afro.
* OpaqueLenses: His eyes are completely obscured by his CoolShades.
* RecurringBoss:
** In ''Colosseum'', he is first battled in Pyrite Cave, and then fought a second time at Realgam Tower. He later shows up as the final opponent in the first round of the post-game Deep Colosseum.
** In ''XD'', he can be battled numerous times, though only two of his fights are required to finish game.
* ShoutOut: To Music/MichaelJackson, especially in ''XD'' where he debuts by moonwalking onto the scene.
* StartMyOwn: In ''XD'', he's no longer a member of Cipher, and is now trying to start his own team.
* StarterVillain: He's the first Cipher Admin that Wes has to deal with.
* WalkingShirtlessScene: In ''XD'', he wears an open purple jacket with no shirt underneath.
* WeaponOfChoice: Ludicolo. In the first battle against him, his team (aside from the Shadow Sudowoodo) consists entirely of Ludicolo. His team in the second battle is a little more diverse, but still has two Ludicolo. In ''XD'', he always has at least one member of Ludicolo's evolutionary line on his team for every battle.
* WeCanRuleTogether: Offers this to Michael in ''XD''.

One of the four Cipher Admins. He's TheBrute of the group, and one of the most strangely dressed characters in the game. Dakim's team is composed of hard-hitters; he generally has one member of his team use Earthquake while the other member uses a DefendCommand to avoid taking friendly-fire damage in the process.

* BenevolentBoss: Mildly, but it's there as he isn't angry with Skrub for failing to stop you.
%%* BloodKnight
* TheBrute: He's one of the only Pokemon characters to be seen ''physically attacking'' another trainer.
* DefeatingTheUndefeatable: According to himself, the only people he's ever lost a battle to are Nascour and Wes.
* DishingOutDirt: He really loves the move Earthquake.
* JerkAss: He's fond of going on and on about how great and strong he is, and how puny his opponents are.
* KarmaHoudini: Last seen, he's battling in the Under's Deep Colosseum; a free man.
* PrimalStance: He's always hunched over like a gorilla.
* RecurringBoss: First battled during the Mt. Battle takeover, then rematched at Realgam Tower. He later shows up as the final opponent in the second round of the post-game Deep Colosseum.

A wannabe pop idol who's obsessed with being popular and is in control of the Under. In battle, she prefers to incapacitate opponents with [[StandardStatusEffects status effects]] and Attract.

* BitchInSheepsClothing: She comes off as cheerful and insincerely sweet to the Under's population, but when off-camera, she's just as cold-blooded and evil as most of her Cipher cohorts.
* BrainlessBeauty: She taunts Wes while holding the Subway Key, and then runs away... only to drop the key, allowing Wes to use the train.
* BreakTheHaughty: And boy, does she deserve it.
* {{Catchphrase}}: "I'm your Venus!"
%%* TheDarkChick
* MeaningfulName: Aside from being an obvious reference to her beauty, [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Aphrodite]] (the goddess to whom Venus is the Roman counterpart) is said to have been born from seafoam, giving her a connection to her Shadow Suicune.
* PerkyFemaleMinion: She is a lot more cheerful than the thuggish Dakim, the cold-blooded Ein, and the downright creepy Nascour and Evice.
%%* PimpedOutDress
%%* PinkMeansFeminine
* RecurringBoss: She's first fought in The Under, and then returns for a rematch in Realgam Tower. She later shows up as the final opponent in the third round of the post-game Deep Colosseum.
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: After you beat her twice ("Waaaah! I don't wanna do this anymore!")
* SmugSnake: An insufferable woman who is prone to whining when things don't go her way.
%%* SpoiledBrat
* VillainWithGoodPublicity: Is adored/lusted over by most of the Under's residents.

!!Ein (Bolg)
The leader of the Admins and creator of the Shadow Pokemon as a whole. He enjoys spamming Toxic and Confuse Ray; after his first appearance, he also uses a modified Rain Dance strategy, sending out a powerful Water-type Pokemon in conjunction with a supporting team member with the Lightningrod ability to protect them from Electric-type moves.

* TheEvilGenius: The head scientist at Cipher and the one responsible for the creation of Shadow Pokemon.
* EvilutionaryBiologist
* HotScientist: He has a very {{bishonen}} appearance with a striking resemblance to the calculating BigBad from [[Manga/{{Bleach}} another series.]]
* ImprobableHairstyle: That {{Hair Antenna|e}} of his is pretty bizarre.
* KarmaHoudini: And he makes it clear he's unrepentant, too!
%%* MadScientist
* TheManBehindTheMonsters: He's the one responsible for the creation of Shadow Pokemon.
* MeaningfulName:
** Japanese: "Bolg" is the name of a proto-Celtic lightning god. This references his use of Shadow Raikou '''and''' his abuse of the Rain Dance + Thunder combo.
** English: Ein, as in Albert Einstein.
* RecurringBoss: Just like the rest of the Cipher Admins. He's first fought at the Shadow Pokemon Lab, then rematched at Realgam Tower. He later shows up as the final opponent in the fourth round of the post-game Deep Colosseum.
%%* ScaryShinyGlasses
* ShipperOnDeck: Unintentionally to Wes and Rui ("You've come this far. Hand-in-hand like a happy couple on an aimless stroll.")
* TheSociopath: Possibly the most evil guy in all of Cipher, even more so than the leaders. They may promote the creation of Shadow Pokemon, but they're not the ones creating them.

!!Gonzap (Helgonza)
The leader of Team Snagem. Needless to say, he isn't too happy about having his hideout blown up.

%%* BaldOfEvil
* BadassMustache: It's shaped like a pair of lightning bolts. And really long.
* DefeatMeansFriendship: After losing to Michael in ''XD'', he and his henchmen help him break into the Cipher Key Lair. Also, when defeated in Orre Colosseum, he makes Michael an honorary Team Snagem member.
* EnemyMine: Between ''Colosseum'' and ''XD'', Cipher cut all ties with Team Snagem, leaving him with a ramshackle hideout and only a few peons to his name. Since Michael is trying to take down Cipher, Gonzap is more than happy to let him take back the Snag Machine (because it was too small for him to use anyway), and help him get into the Cipher Key Lair.
* LargeAndInCharge: He's already a big guy in ''Colosseum'', and he gets even ''bigger'' in ''XD''.
* LoneWolfBoss: In ''XD'', where he no longer has any affiliation with Cipher.
* SoundtrackDissonance: Regular battle music plays when battling him in ''Colosseum''. This is rectified in ''XD'', where he uses the Cipher Admins' battle theme.
* WalkingShirtlessScene: He wears the same open red vest as his grunts do, but unlike them, he doesn't wear anything underneath it.
* WeaponOfChoice: Skarmory. He has one as the Shadow Pokémon on his team in ''Colosseum''. In ''XD'', he has a non-Shadow Skarmory which is the only Pokémon that is on his team during both battles against him.
* WeCanRuleTogether: Offers this to Michael in ''XD''.

!!Trudly and Folly (Troy and Heboy)
Miror B.'s henchmen.

%%* GoldfishPoopGang
* InsistentTerminology: "We're no robbers! We're kidnappers! Get it? Kidnappers!"
* ThoseTwoBadGuys: Becomes even more apparent when they become the only two members of "Team Miror B."
* YouHaveFailedMe: After losing to Wes twice, they are so afraid of getting this treatment from Miror B. that they ''turn themselves in to the police''.

!!Reath and Ferma (Breath and Seurat)
Miror B.'s other henchmen...er, women.

* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Unlike Trudly and Folly, they don't return in ''XD''.
* DistaffCounterpart: To Trudly and Folly.

!!Duking (Ginzaru)
Duking is a very large man and the de facto mayor of Pyrite Town. He looks big and mean but he's really a GentleGiant.

%%* BadassMustache
* BeyondTheImpossible: He finds wild Pokemon in Orre, the desert land where no Pokemon can exist except imported ones.
* LargeAndInCharge: Heroic example; he's the mayor of a town known for its high thug population.
* ShockAndAwe: Plusle.
* TopHeavyGuy: Has the same model as the Bodybuilder trainer class.

Silva is a young man from Pyrite Town. He's Duking's NumberOne man. He's also a talented MasterOfDisguise when the need arises.

* ButtMonkey: Tends to get captured by Cipher's goons whenever he tries to help out.
* CruelToBeKind: Accidentally. To spite Duking, he steals the gears to the Pyrite Windmill, shutting down the Colosseum. This stops Cipher's plan to distribute the Shadow Pokemon through the [[TitleDrop Colosseums]].
* DemotedToExtra: In XD.
* MasterOfDisguise: In Colosseum, he hides as a Cipher Bodyguard in Realgam Tower.
* WholesomeCrossdresser: In XD, he gives a SuspiciouslySpecificDenial that he does not wear women's clothes.

!!Chief Sherles (Hedge)
The police chief responsible for Pyrite Town. He seems to have his hands rather full.

%%* BadassMoustache
* MesACrowd: For some reason, there's two Chief Sherles' existing at the same time during XD's ending.

!!Eagun (Logan)
Eagun is a very old man with a long white beard, and flowing robes. He's the grandfather of Rui. When he's not trying to write in his P*DA he acts as the mentor.

* BadassGrandpa: Upon hearing that Relic Forest has been invaded by Team Cipher, he rushes off to battle them back out.
%%* BadassMustache
%%* CoolOldGuy
* InformedAbility: It's mentioned he was once one of the greatest trainers in Orre, if not the world. When he tries to defend the Relic Stone from Skrub (a Cipher ''Peon''), his Pikachu loses against a Hitmontop that's ''12'' levels below it.
* InstantExpert: Averted. His only text to Wes in ''Colosseum'' is a rambling message that gets cut off before he gets to his actual offer of a Master Ball, and five years later in ''Gale of Darkness'' he doesn't appear to have learned much: his first email to Michael is empty and the subject is spelled badly. His second and last are abruptly cut off, and he spams Michael constantly while the guy's on Citadark Isle.
* LevelDrain: His Pikachu drops from level 50 in ''Colosseum'' to ''level 12'' in ''XD''.
* RetiredBadass: Like most of Agate Village, he was a hotshot and well-known Trainer in his younger days.

!!Beluh (Setsuma)
Eagun's wife and Rui's grandmother.

* FlatCharacter: She's there to give the tablet and nothing else. Eagun could have done that. However, then she would have been nothing at all, only existing to avert MissingMom.
* WomenAreWiser: While we don't see a whole lot of her personality, she does seem a lot more sensible than Eagun.

!!Nett (Thread)
Nett is the founder of the Kids' Grid and the resident TechnoWizard of the group.

* AwesomeByAnalysis: Nett's ability to analyze and breach computer security is essential in bringing down Cipher.
* {{Expy}}: Of Bill, Lannette, and Bridgette - Pokemon makes a computer TechnoWizard a OnceASeason occurrence in each game. The difference is this time, Nett is a PlayfulHacker who is helping you crack Cipher databases to retrieve vital data as opposed to running the Pokemon Storage System.
* {{Fanboy}}: Of Wes, and does in fact {{Squee}} on meeting him.
** AscendedFanboy: Nett ultimately is as important in taking down Cipher in both games as Wes, Rui, and Michael, and becomes friends of theirs.
* HackerCave: He lives in one in Colosseum, as he's turned his home into one.
* HeKnowsTooMuch: Cipher is aware of the threat Nett and the organization he founded with Secc are. But they specifically hold Nett at the same level as Wes, Rui, and Michael because of his hacking ability, to the point of jamming his communication network in Colosseum and planning one of Cipher's largest raids in XD just to recover their Data ROM in that game.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Secc.
* HollywoodEncryption: [[AvertedTrope Averted]], as Cipher's security is tough for him to crack in both games. In Colosseum it takes him so long to start decrypting the ROM from Ein's Lab, that once he starts sending useful data, you've already found most of those Shadow Pokémon. In XD, he's not even close to breaking through when Cipher comes a knocking to stop him. And make sure to scrub his database too.
* MagicalComputer: {{Downplayed|Trope}}, as Nett DOES have some serious equipment even as a kid (which begs the question of how he acquired it, but it is Orre, the land of Rogues). In XD, he is shown to have limitations as he can only sort of recover data from when Cipher scrubs his personal databases.
* NiceGuy: Nett is legitimately one of the nicest people in Orre.
* NonActionGuy: Nett is essential for both Wes and Michael to take down Cipher, but he's not a Pokemon Trainer and is not able to defend himself.
* PlayfulHacker: Zig-Zagged, He's a white hat hacker in characterization, but in practice for the games, he's more of a grey hat since he's legitimately cracking the data of Cipher for the purposes of taking them down. Its implied, however, he's white hat when the world isn't hanging in the balance.
%%* TheSmartGuy
* TagalongKid: [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed,]] as Nett is actually quite helpful in both games.
* TeenGenius: And manages to avert the negative tropes associated with it. Nett's intelligence is recognized by the game but he's also the NonActionGuy

!!Secc (Ren)
Secc is the kid who establishes contact with Nett in the Under. The pair act as a main source of information afterwards.

* FlatCharacter: At least in Colosseum. In XD, Secc gets slightly more screentime as the CEO of ONBS, which reveals he's Nett's handler of sorts and prefers to work behind the scenes.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Nett.
* HiddenDepths: In XD its implied he's an audiophile based on the fact he's constantly wearing very nice headphones all the time.
* NumberTwo: To Nett.

!!Megg (Shiho)
Nett's little sister.

* DistressedDamsel: She's held hostage during the attack on the ONBS building in ''XD''.


[[folder:Other Characters]]
!!Mirakle B. (Miraklebeau)
A Cipher Peon who appears in Miror B.'s room in Pyrite Cave after Dakim is defeated. He claims to be Miror B.'s successor.

* BonusBoss: Shows up in Miror B.'s place in Pyrite Cave with no fanfare at all. Unless you know that he's down there, you'll probably go the whole game without fighting him.
* LoonyFan: Dresses like and is obsessed with Miror B., and his battle theme is a distorted, sped up version of Miror B.'s theme.
* PaletteSwap: His appearance is that of a normal Cipher Peon, except he's wearing a gold suit and a half-red, half-white mask to resemble Miror B.
* PermanentlyMissableContent: Once the FinalBoss is defeated, he'll disappear permanently.

!!Agnol (Soldan)
A mysterious trainer from Deep Colosseum who is often referred to as the "Deep King."

* BonusBoss: The final opponent of Deep Colosseum's fifth round.
* RedBaron: The Deep King.
* TopHeavyGuy: Has the same model as the Bodybuilder trainer class.

The master of Mt. Battle in Story Mode.

* BadassMustache: In ''XD''.
* BonusBoss: You don't have to fight him, but doing so does reward you with [[spoiler: a time flute]].
* DubNameChange: Had his name changed from Battlus to Somek, [[InconsistentDub but only in]] ''Colosseum''.
* TopHeavyGuy: Has the same model as the Bodybuilder trainer class.

!!Infin and Inity (Mugensai and Mugendai)
The masters of Mt. Battle in Battle Mode. Infin is the master for single battles, Inity is the master for double battles.

%%* BadassMustache
* BonusBoss: They aren't even a part of story mode. However, if you want to get Ho-oh, you have to beat one of them with a team assembled from the mons you caught in story mode.
%%* {{Cool Old Guy}}s
* OlympusMons: Infin has a [[PhysicalGod Kyogre]] on his team.
* {{Punny Name}}s: Infinity.
* WorthyOpponent: They consider you as such when you win.

[[folder:Unmarked Spoilers]]
!!Nascour (Jakira)
A rather ominous-looking individual who at first appears to be Cipher's leader. In reality, he's just acting as the boss to hide the identity of the true leader.

* BigBad: He is initially believed to be this, but it turns out he isn't the real leader of Cipher.
* DevilInPlainSight: Let's just say that when you first meet him, there's no mistaking this absolutely demonic looking man for a good person.
* TheDragon: To Evice.
* DragonInChief: Nobody but the real BigBad and himself know that he's not in charge.
* NotSoStoic: He stutters a lot when Evice steps onto the scene.
* NothingIsScarier: There is no music when you fight him. All you hear is the crowd [[AHeroToHisHometown screaming and cheering]].
* ObviouslyEvil: Glaring red eyes, [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII Sephiroth hair]]...yeah.
* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: When defeated, he gets scared, and starts apologizing to someone offscreen, making Rui confused, as she thought he was the boss. Then the ''real'' boss walks in...
* RedEyesTakeWarning
* TheStoic: He's incredibly calm and sure of himself for pretty much the entire game.
* WeCanRuleTogether: Perhaps not rule, but upon their final encounter he asks Wes if he would consider becoming a show-battle trainer for Cipher, as he has the potential to become a top star. [[SubvertedTrope However]], he then goes on to say that while he might have made such an offer at one point, he's not so charitable as to forgive Wes's constant interference in their plans, and immediately challenges him to battle.
* WeaponOfChoice: A Shadow Metagross. Once it's snagged, he replaces it with an Alakazam.
%%* WhiteHairBlackHeart

!!Es Cade/Evice (Backley/Wardack)
The mayor of Phenac City and the one who's really responsible for the plot, and the most powerful and significant evil in ''Colosseum''.

* {{Acrofatic}}: As old and rotund as he is, Evice is capable of doing several huge flips during his battle animation somehow.
* ArtificialBrilliance:
** His Scizor won't Baton Pass out unless she's racked up at least one boost from Metal Claw, Silver Wind, or Swords Dance, and whoever receives the buffs will prefer using their physical moves until they're recalled.
** His Slowking will use Skill Swap on Slaking as soon as it gets a chance.
** To avoid Sand Stream damaging his own Pokémon, Evice's Shadow Tyranitar is always sent out last.
* BadassMoustache: After he reveals his identity as Cipher's mastermind, his mustache straightens out and stays that way.
* BadassGrandpa: Evice is easily among the hardest final bosses in any of the games. His Pokémon are at the highest levels you've seen at this point and they all boast great stats, fantastic movesets, and have ways to boost their already high attacking power even higher, and he has a deviously evil strategy where he uses his Slowking's Skill Swap to free his Slaking from his restrictive Truant ability so he becomes much more dangerous. Add in the fact that he can do a ton of flips and levitate as well, and it's clear that Evice is one hell of a powerful old geezer.
* BigBad: The ''real'' mastermind behind the events of the game.
* BitchInSheepsClothing: He seems like a nice guy when first met, and he even offers to help out. In reality, he's the exact opposite.
* DarkReprise: Once he shows his true colors, his {{leitmotif}} gets replaced with a more sinister version.
* TheDogWasTheMastermind: Since he's the mayor of one of the few relatively crime-free areas and only seen once, it's somewhat surprising that he was the BigBad all along. The only hint you're given is that [[{{Foreshadowing}} Nascour is first seen walking out of his office]].
* EvilAllAlong: He appears to be nothing more than a jolly, fat mayor until TheReveal.
* {{Evil Old Folk|s}}: He pretends to be a CoolOldGuy, but it's just a facade.
* ExpositoryHairstyleChange: Part of his "transformation." His two clumps of hair become long and jagged.
* EyesAlwaysShut: His "mayor" persona. Once he finally opens them, the exact reason ''why'' he keeps them shut becomes [[ObviouslyEvil very clear]].
* FatBastard: His true nature.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: There's a lot of this leading up to his reveal if you're very observant. It's already suspicious enough that Nascour just so happens to be first seen walking outside of his house, but there's also the fact that despite his promises, you get absolutely no help from him whatsoever in regards to the Cipher problem. And if you check his house later into the game after you've meddled a lot in Cipher's affairs, he's nowhere to be found while an old woman outside tells you that he stomped off in a rage. And a last minute tipper is that when you're fighting Nascour, the Shadow Tyranitar that Ein mentioned making for his boss is nowhere in sight...
* GenerationXerox: According to an NPC, the founder and first mayor of Phenac City was his grandfather. Though his grandfather was more than likely a much better person than he is.
-->A long time ago, this area was barren of life. Neither people nor Pokemon could live on this blighted land. It was the mayor's grandfather, the first mayor, who founded Phenac by drawing water to this parched land.
* TheManBehindTheMan: Nascour acts as leader to protect Evice's identity. And then it's revealed in ''XD'' that the BigBad of that game is the man behind Evice; Evice was only the boss of Cipher's Orre branch, and ''XD's'' Big Bad has always been the true leader.
-->'''Sherles''': Five years ago, we arrested a man named Evice who we thought to be the boss of Cipher. But recently, it came to light that Evice was only the boss of the Orre region, and nothing more. In other words, Cipher's real boss exists elsewhere, and he or she is directing the syndicate. Cipher didn't collapse when Evice was caught. It was active all this time without anyone taking any notice.
* MayorPain: He's the mayor of Phenac City, but that's just a cover for his status as the BigBad.
* MeaningfulName: He's '''evi'''l, and he's the '''vice''' leader of Cipher, as revealed in ''XD''.
** In Japanese, the "war" part of his name comes from "warui" (bad)
* MisterBig: TheManBehindTheMan is one of the [[MiniatureSeniorCitizens shortest]] characters in the game.
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: His name is derived from the word "evil," and for good reason.
* PowerFloats: He somehow floats in midair, though he only does it after shedding his facade.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: His eyes are pitch black with red pupils.
* SlasherSmile: He wears a demonic grin on his face after TheReveal.
* SpikesOfVillainy: After his "transformation," his hair, eyebrows, mustache, and clothes all become spiky.
* TakeOverTheWorld: States his desire to rule the world before the final battle.
* TheComputerIsACheatingBastard: Salamence learns Double-Edge at Level 90 in Gen III but he has it at Level 60. Also while you can get Double-Edge on Salamence with a move tutor there are none in Pokemon Colosseum that can teach your Pokemon Double-Edge and there is no TM.
* ThemeNaming: Sla'''king''', Slow'''king''', Shadow '''Tyran'''itar, Ma'''champ''', Scizor[[note]]"Caesar"[[/note]]... and his Salamence and Aggron have spikes on their heads to suggest a crown. He's the final boss, and he'll make sure you know it.
* VillainExitStageLeft: He ''tries'' to do this by escaping via helicopter, but [[OlympusMons Ho-Oh]] won't have any of that.
* WalkingSpoiler: Because of his status as the true BigBad.
* WeaponOfChoice: Shadow Tyranitar. After it's snagged, it's replaced by an Aggron.

!!Fein (Fake)
A Cipher Peon who is also a MasterOfDisguise. Angered by Cipher's defeat, he disguises himself as Wes and attacks people with a Shadow Togetic in an attempt to frame him.

* AlmightyJanitor: Has a very strong and high-leveled team despite being a mere peon.
* BonusBoss: He's an optional fight in the post-game. He is only necessary if you're trying to [[GottaCatchEmAll snag all of the Shadow Pokemon]].
* DramaPreservingHandicap: His Togetic is the last Shadow Pokémon you can snag... and it's only level 20. However, this actually makes it difficult to catch, since most of the player's Pokémon will be strong enough to take it out in one hit with a direct attack.
* MasterOfDisguise: He specifically refers to himself as one after you beat him. He used this talent to impersonate Wes and make him look bad.
* MeaningfulName: Obviously derived from the word "feign." His Japanese name is just simply "Fake".
* TrueFinalBoss: He doesn't appear until all Shadow Pokemon except for his Togetic have been snagged.
* WhereItAllBegan: The battle with him takes place at Outskirt Stand, the first area of the game.