We Are All Pokémon Trainers - Villains and AntagonistsThis page describes Exactly What It Says on the Tin. That is, the group of people and Pokémon the Trainers find themselves fighting against. To get information of current characters of the roleplay, refer to Characters.We Are All Pokemon Trainers.Spoilers prior to Kalos are unmarked.
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MissingnoA Glitch Pokémon created from a failed Mew cloning experiment and the first major enemy of the proto J-Team, whose MO was possession and corruption. Killed Deader Than Dead.
- Alas, Poor Villain: The trainers view of his death.
- Batman Gambit: Appeared to be in the middle of one during the PMD arc.
- Become a Real Boy: His ultimate wish.
- Big Bad: Of the first couple arcs.
- Blackmail: Blackmails Giratina the Second into working for him by threatening to kill Cynthia.
- Demonic Possession: Ended up controlling Palkia, Dialga, and Giratina, as well as a lot of other legendaries, but the characters were unaware of it at first.
- Eldritch Abomination: An incomprehensible being strong enough to put even legendaries on the level of the creation trio under its thrall.
- Joker Immunity: Until its luck finally ran out and it died.
- Killed Off for Real: The J-Team kills Missingno Deader Than Dead, ridding the multiverse of its presence forever.
- Rousseau Was Right: Turns out it was just a failed clone of Mewtwo trying to Become a Real Boy.
'MThe second Glitch Pokémon faced by the J-Team, created by a Cipher experiment. Weaker than Missingno, but far more evil. Killed when Anom made a Heroic Sacrifice in order to lower its anti legendary shield.
- And There Was Much Rejoicing: In comparison to Missingno, the only thing our heroes feel after killing him and Anom coming back is relief, with the trainers and legendaries having a party after his death.
- Big Bad: Of the Unova arc.
- Deader Than Dead: Was completely wiped from this reality as a result of being destroyed by the heroes and most of the legendaries.
- Demonic Possession: Managed to put many different beings under its thrall, including Wolf, Steven Stone, and Jane.
- Killed Off for Real: Like Missingno, Deader Than Dead.
- Mechanical Abomination: Had two cores, one organic and one data.
- The Sociopath: Unlike Missingno, it got a perverse pleasure out of the suffering of others.
- The Virus: The Bad Eggs that turned children into its shiny Charizard army.
♀A Glitch Pokémon that inhabited Pinwheel Forest 16 years before the beginning of the story, with the power to drive anyone who heard its song homicidally insane.
- Brown Note: Its insanity inducing song.
- The Dreaded: Was the most feared thing in the forest both before and after its death, and was ▶▒ A▒'s chosen form to finally attempt to kill the J-Team with.
- Eldritch Abomination: Took the visage of a formless mass, identifiable by a massive towering spire of crimson light.
- Posthumous Character: ♀ had been dead for 16 years before the beginning of the story.
- Taking You with Me: Sol's parents managed to kill it, but its song made them tear each other to shreds.
PrometheusAn Invisible Shiny Bulbasaur who ended up spreading glitches around Kanto. He was eventually cured of his glitching.
- Anti-Villain: Not really evil at all.
- Reluctant Monster: Prometheus' greatest wish was to be rid of his Glitchiness.
- They Would Cut You Up: Part of the issue of capturing him was his fear of being dissected by scientists.
▶▒ A▒ and its thrallsA fragment of XANADOS's attempted recreation of Missingno. that managed to be materialized and escape deletion. It started out nearly harmless, but gradually grew into a sizable threat intent on dividing and spreading itself throughout Sinnoh. In the final battle, it created facsimiles of many of the J-Team's old foes for a Boss Rush before it decided to fight on its own.
- Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: Pica and Artemia end up using a Humongous Mecha made by Ana and Bohr to battle a giant Glitch seaweed monster.
- Big Bad: Becomes the main villain of the Re:Glitch arc.
- Clone by Conversion: Turned all of the characters involved in the Metroid Prime subplot into copies of Samus... With the exception of Mezzo.
- Hero Killer: Almost killed the entire J-Team by taking the form of ♀; their deaths were only averted by Dialga reversing time the moment they would have died.
- Mechanical Abomination: Created from pure data that XANADOS materialized.
- The Corruption: Some fragments of the main glitch have this quality. In particular, parts of it became the equivalent of Phazon in the Metroid Prime subplot.
- Seemingly Hopeless Boss Fight: The final battle was this — taking the form of ♀, it nearly sang the entire J-Team to death before time was reversed and the J-Team was given permission to bend space.
RidleyA Charizard leader of a gang of Gible-line goons who, upon angering a piece of ▶▒ A▒, got fused with one of his Gabite lackeys and became a glitch hybrid of the two.
- Ascended Glitch: Inspired by the Glitch Hybrids of both the Gen I and IV games.
- Capture and Replicate: Commanded his underlings to find another piece of ▶▒ A▒ in order to study and experiment with it.
- Two Beings, One Body: Although Ridley himself maintains strict control over their glitch-hybrid body, the Gabite he fused with also has its own mind.
Early One-off Villains
LeenaDaisy's older sister, who ended up getting corrupted and forcing Jane to kill her with Josie.
- Critical Existence Failure: She keeps going on and on about her evil plans until she realizes she just got punched in the head by a Medicham and dies.
- Luke, I Am Your Father: Was Daisy's older sister.
- Mind Control: Pulled this on all of Daisy's Pokemon.
- Stupid Evil: Was very unintelligent.
DavidA thrall of Missingno from the infamous fanfic, the Pokémon Story.
- Fighting a Shadow: Turns out he's just part of Missingno's power. He explodes into data when defeated.
- No Kill Like Overkill: The proto J-Team makes sure he isn't coming back, with Tagg having Draca burn the corpse.
PiesA trainer that used to follow the J-Team around and do all sorts of evil plots.
- Filler Villain: Tended to pretty much randomly show up to bother the J-Team.
GhetsisThe former leader of Team Plasma. Is among the few villains that know of the J-Team's Monese speaking abilities, though he's too mad for anyone to take it seriously.
- Butt Monkey: Ghetsis is made everyone's joke IRP.
- Driven to Madness: By the J-Team as a result of his numerous failures, and while BW2 show that he managed to temporarily recover, his defeat there made it permanent.
- Smug Snake: Is always smug when facing the proto-J-Team.
- Villainous Breakdown: After being defeated at the Giant Chasm after temporarily turning Kyurem into a Shadow Pokemon.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Green in his case.
The Shadow TriadGhetsis' right hand men, three of the world's most powerful psychics.
- Cloudcuckoolander Member #3.
- Co-Dragons: All three of them.
- Yes-Man: Member #1.
- Villain Teleportation: Are very skilled at teleportation.
CyrusThe former leader of Team Galactic, who tried remaking the universe twice in this continuity.
- Arch-Enemy: To DS.
- And I Must Scream: His fate after the end of the AU arc, although he isn't aware of it.
- Bigger Bad: Is this for most of the Alternate Timeline arc, the J-Team mainly dealing with Scolemis, before eventually just becoming the Big Bad following their defeat.
- "Groundhog Day" Loop: Gets stuck in one by the legendaries following the AU arc, though he's unaware of it.
- The Stoic: Much like his game counterpart, he doesn't emote much.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Has blue hair.
Galactic Commander NeptuneA Galactic Commander who Tagg curb-stomped years ago who decided to go for revenge.
- And Your Little Dog, Too!: Threatens to harm Tagg's friends after he defeats him during the AU arc, which causes Tagg to retort that he'd simply kill Neptune if he ever did.
- Arch-Enemy: One of the closest things Tagg has to one until Tokarev showed up.
- Bat out of Hell: His Crobat.
- Big Creepy-Crawlies: Has a Heracross.
- The Dragon: To Cyrus for the AU arc.
- Evil Is Petty: Was pretty much after Tagg mainly because he curb stomped him years ago.
- Fate Worse Than Death: Is stuck doing the Caramelldansen forever in a time loop following the end of the AU arc.
- Hell Hound: Houndoom, who doubles as his signature Pokémon.
- Just a Kid: Thought this of Tagg when they first met, which proved to be a huge mistake.
- Threatening Shark: His Sharpedo.
- Why Don't You Just Shoot Him?: Discussed. Wonders why Cyrus chose to try using Primal Dialga to kill DS instead of a far more mundane method such as merely slitting her throat. It overlaps with Irony because he never tried doing that with Tagg.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: As with most Team Galactic members.
[FutureOS (PEFeDOS / XANADOS)]]An evil AI that was used by Pokefutures, until Tangent and Basket seemingly completely destroyed her in the OU. In the AU she ended up taking over the facility due to not being destroyed. and had the PEFE Founders suffer through her tests. In the Kalos arc, it was revealed that a backup of FutureOS downloaded herself to a supercomputer in Lumiose.
- A.I. is a Crapshoot: She's an evil AI.
- Arch-Enemy: To the PEFE Founders and their mons in particular, her mere involvement in a plot often being a catalyst for them to band together.
- Boss Rush: Pitted the J-Team against virtual copies of Annoski, Edge, Einroth, Fade, Gyru, Toxicroak, the fifty-foot tortilla, and Jane as XANADOS.
- Captain Ersatz: Of both GLaDOS and XANA.
- Evilutionary Biologist: Does depraved genetic experiments.
- For Want of a Nail: Was mostly destroyed by Tangent and Basket in the OT, but became a major problem in the AU once the head of PEFE in that timeline decided to use her since she was intact there.
- For Science!: In the worst possible way.
- Greater Scope Villain: For the Re: Glitch arc, as the Flickering Thing was a creation of hers.
- Staying Alive: Due to her numerous backups the PEFE Founders find themselves incapable of truly killing her.
- Xanatos Gambit: Her attempt to recreate Missingno; if she had defeated the J-Team, she would have had plenty of time to create and materialize it, even if she couldn't manage to control it. However, even though she lost, she managed to protect a piece of Missingno from resetting by trapping it mid materialization, which was released when the J-Team themselves materialized.
Ferno the CharizardδA Fire/Dragon Delta Charizard who led the Delta Pokémon who tried to kidnap Pleo to get the legendaries to pay attention to their plight. In reality he considers Deltas superior to regular mons and merely wants to take over.
- Big Bad: For the Delta Pokémon sideplot in the OI.
- Jerkass: Is a bit of one.
- Momma's Boy: Is under the claws of his own mother, who didn't take his evil plot well and called it outright blasphemy.
- Our Dragons Are Different: Is of note for being Dragon typed, unlike other non-Mega Charizard.
- Playing with Fire: Like all Charizard.
- Not-So-Harmless Villain: Despite being treated as a joke for most of Hoenn, they end up speeding up Vyvyan's transformation into a Rayquaza.
- Parody: An in-universe one of Team Aqua and Magma by Maxie and Archie, but some people ended up taking it a bit too seriously and tried cloning Rayquaza.
Ozone note Admin JetA Team Ozone Admin that first appeared during the Fortree Pokeringer competition, who ends up betraying Archie and Maxie along with the other Ozealots, and later becomes a Cipher Admin. Is currently possessed by Esprit.
- Arch-Enemy: To Straw.
- Blow You Away: All of his Pokemon are Flying types.
- Demonic Possession: Esprit possessed him for a while before he gained control of a clone of Straw's body.
- Hero Killer: Kills Siren / Taylor just as she has a Heel–Face Turn thanks to Straw and Artemis, and nearly killed Elise on two separate occasions.
- Karma Houdini: Despite the J-Team foiling him on several occasions, he always manages to get away mostly unscathed.
- Kick the Dog: Injuring Elise twice and killing Siren / Taylor for no reason other than pure spite would count as this.
- The Starscream: Mutinies on Archie and Maxie with several other Ozealots near the climax of the Hoenn arc.
- Theme Naming: All of his Pokemon have weather related names.
- Wicked Cultured: Is very cultured despite being a total bastard.
- Would Hit a Girl: Nearly kills Elise twice, both instances making her end up in the hospital, and murders Taylor.
Annoski the Obscura WizardAn Obscura Wizard that ruled Sinnoh 1,000 years ago before being sealed and later accidentally revived by Tagg. Is currently in the Spirit World awaiting judgement following his defeat.
- Dark is Evil: Is a Dark type Obscura user.
- Evil Overlord: Of Sinnoh about 1,000 years ago during the Pokeverse equivalent of the late Heian Period.
- Face–Heel Turn: Was originally a member of the Aura Guardians before he turned.
- Fantastic Racism: Was a victim of it in the past due to his powers, and was likely the victim of the mundane kind for his ethnicity as well.
- Glass Cannon: Has superhuman abilities, but regular human durability, hence Tagg's lucky shot managing to seriously injure him.
- Meaningful Name: Annoski is Ainu for "midnight."
- Sealed Evil in a Can: Was one for 1,000 years after being defeated by the Aura Guardians until Tagg released him.
- Visionary Villain: Wished to bring a new dawn to Sinnoh using the Twilight, though his methods leave much to be desired.
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: Despite his methods, Annoski truly did have Sinnoh and his people's best interests at heart.
- Worf Had the Flu: Tagg managing to seriously injure Annoski left him unable to actually deal with the J-Team directly for most of the arc.
EspritA rogue priest of Lugia who often attempts possessing people and Pokémon, with a particular interest in Straw's body.
- Demonic Possession: Can do it to both humans and mons, and has a particular interest in Straw due to his ability to cheat death. Eventually he uses Elise to collect Straw's DNA in order to make himself a body.
- Sinister Minister: He's a rogue priest after all.
- Stalker Without a Crush: To Straw for his body, and Elise as the Hades to her Meg.
MelindaA smuggler based in Black City who had originally captured Setsuna as a Blitzle before she managed to escape. Is currently jailed.
- Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: She's a villainous smuggler who hides her actions under a kind veneer.
- My Master, Right or Wrong: Despite knowing what they're doing is wrong, Melinda's mons still follow her orders.
- Pet the Dog: Despite being an unrepentant smuggler and even willing to knowingly sell to Cipher, she does treat her own mons well, and only asked that the J-Team didn't separate them once she got arrested.
- Pragmatic Villainy:
- Speaks against smuggling in Black City in her public persona... Because she doesn't want competition.
- She also keeps the mons under her care healthy (physically at least), since they make better prospects to her clients that way.
- Used to Be a Sweet Kid: Melinda's childhood flashbacks appear to suggest this, though we still don't know what exactly led to her becoming a smuggler and far more cynical.
- Villain with Good Publicity: Is known for being a kind woman who takes in homeless Pokémon, but she only takes them in so she can sell them to the highest bidder, including Cipher.
Melinda's ChandelureMelinda's first and most powerful Pokémon, whose job is to prevent captured mons from escaping.
- Hope Crusher: He tries his best to chase out any thoughts of escape from the captive mons.
- My Master, Right or Wrong: Follows Melinda's orders out of loyalty to her for taking care of him as a Litwick.
- Torture Technician: Of a sort, his job is to break mons into compliance so that they don't try escaping.
EdgeA gold and silver Bisharp who leads an army of Pawniard that harasses the J-Team on multiple occasions. Is a Ghost Obscuric, and a powerful one at that. He died from getting stabbed in the chest by Lucius, but came back as a Yamask and later a Delta Cofagrigus currently travelling with Ivy.For tropes applying to his past life Celzvet, see the Ancestors page.
- A Father to His Men: Treats the Pawniard under his command well.
- Alas, Poor Villain: Edge may be arrogant and merciless, with no apparent reason to assault the J-Team other than petty greed, but his death, when it finally comes, is surprisingly poignant. This is doubled by the revelations later in the story regarding his true identity.
- Authority Equals Asskicking: He's the commander of the Pawniard Army, and probably more of a threat than the rest of his army put together.
- Due to the Dead: Subverted, Tagg actually lets Rotor eat the corpse upon his expiring, though he tells him to wait until everyone else has left.
- Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: How he died.
- Large Ham: Oh so very much.Edge: <IDIOTS! NOTHING YOU CAN DO I HAVEN'T SEEN BEFORE! A MILLION BATTLES! A TRILLION! EVERY COMBINATION! EVERY LEVEL OF SKILL! YOU CANNOT CATCH ME OFF GUARD!>
- Really 700 Years Old: Has been around since the time of the Conquest Arc 600 years ago, due to him actually being Celzvet.
- The Reveal: Is actually Jacob and Crow's ancestor Celzvet Kaeqiri.
- Sins of Our Fathers: Due to Lucanus assisting the Ghost Lord in turning him into a Bisharp and ruining his life, Edge decided to take revenge on all of his descendants, having killed plenty of his branch of the Cain family over the centuries.
- Soul Power: Surprisingly for a Bisharp, he's a Ghost Obscura user, and a powerful one at that. This is due to Edge actually being Celzvet.
- Was Once a Man: Was once Celzvet before Umbra mutated him with Lucanus' help.
A Vespiquen native to the Dream World who sought to take it over using the Dreamstalk.
- Captain Ersatz: Of the main villain of Kirby: Triple Deluxe.
- God Save Us from the Queen!: She's a real nasty piece of work.
- Hoist By Her Own Petard: She's killed by Doc reflecting her own Light of Ruin back at her with a souped up Light Screen granted by his Miracle Fruit powered Mega form.
- Light is Not Good: Somehow knew the move Light of Ruin, the same attack used to end the Kalos war, and has a heavy light motif.
- Omnicidal Maniac: Tried to devour the entire Dream World.
- Villainous Legacy: The X-Nauts end up using pieces of the Dreamstalk to power a deadly laser.
- Villain Teleportation: Was capable of using Teleport Spam while in combat, and also used it to summon her Bug-type Mooks.
GrubbaA Scrafty who managed the WAAPT equivalent of the Glitz Pit. Later revealed to be sucking the energy from his fighters and able to transform into a giant version of himself.
- Attack Its Weak Point: He was able to recover damage until the group attacked the machine that was giving him the power.
- Dark is Evil: He's an evil Dark type Pokémon.
- Death by Adaptation: Got the life energy he stole sucked out of him to the point he was turned into dust.
- Make My Monster Grow: The machine containing the Gold Star allowed him to grow huge from the life energy absorbed from the competitors.
- Time Abyss: He's as old as the Crystal Stars in this version, having used the Gold Star to keep him alive through the millennia via draining the life energy of competitors at the Glitz Pit.
- Time-Limit Boss: Implied, since he was sucking the life force of everyone fighting and he probably did a similar thing to Maggie.
MuninnAn evil Moon Tribe Latios with a grudge against Ever and his team for defeating him and crippling his flying abilities, and a desire to have the Latii take over the planet again. Following his death at the hands of Ever, he was reincarnated as a Mimikyu before getting caught by him during the Alola Arc.
- Arch-Enemy: Apart from All prior to his semi-Heel–Face Turn, he's the closest thing Ever and his team have to one.
- Back from the Dead: During the Alola Arc it's revealed that he won a Spirit Game and came back as a Mimikyu.
- Blatant Lies: Tells his sister Huginn when they met again in Alola that he died facing an army of mons, rather than simply from underestimating Ever.
- Due to the Dead: Subverted, Ever's mons ended up eating his corpse, and Tagg upon hearing what happened to him only laments that them doing that prevented specimen acquisition.
- Exposition Fairy: Serves as a literal one (Since Mimikyu are part Fairy-type) during the Alola Arc to Ever, as he tells him about the Alola region in return for being fed Poké Beans.
- Greater Scope Villain: Re: Glitch reveals that he's this to the Conquest Arc, as alongside his sister Huginn, Muninn was the original creator of the Demon Mutagen and the destroyer of the Moon Tribe. Orochi and Yami finding one of their samples led to the destruction of the Celestials in their search for the Lunar Pendant, and them giving it to Umbra lead him to create the other Demon Generals, and set the events of the Conquest Arc in motion. If the FEV was indeed derived from it, that would make him one to the Fallout miniarc of PMD-R as well. In other words, more than 7,000 (7,600 if you include PMD-B) years of suffering can be directly or indirectly linked to his machinations.
- Handicapped Badass: Even though he can't fly as well as other Latios, he's still pretty powerful.
- Hannibal Lecture: Tells Marmalade just as he's about to rip her wings off in revenge for the crippling of his own that no one will stop him because no one cares about her due to her abrasive nature. Salamence the Altaria proves him wrong on that one.
- Hoist by His Own Petard: urns out Zen Headbutting Ever was not a good idea, as it killed him.
- Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: Ever goads him into ramming him out of the Hoenn Champion chamber with Zen Heabutt, which has Muninn impale himself on Every's Skarmory feathers.
- Jerkass: He's a massive asshole who's even willing to join Cipher of his own free will in order to further his horrible ends.
- Kick the Dog: Used Ever as his toy for most of the Orre arc, and manipulated Pleth under his guise as Must.
- Master Race: As far as he's concerned the "lesser species" should just grovel at his kind's non-existent feet.
- Meaningful Name: Muninn is named after one of the messenger ravens from Norse Mythology, whose name translates into "memory" or "mind," and used to work under former Cipher Admin Odin.
- Morphic Resonance: As Must he has one missing wing, representing the one that got crippled at the climax of the Orre arc.
- Was It All a Lie?: When Pleth asks him if he truly felt anything for her after he sheds his Must disguise, he tells her that every moment felt like "exquisite torture."
Revy IIA descendant of the pirate of the same name Revy Memito, she sought to track down Jirachi so that she could wish for his revival, entering into conflict with his other descendants. Is currently imprisoned in Latii jail.
- And Your Little Dog, Too!: Orders her mons to kill Ever and company's mons in order to force them into compliance when they refuse to help her with her revival scheme.
- Badass Crew: Her mons are powerful enough to take on more two or more Champion level opponents at once without breaking a sweat.
- Lack of Empathy: Thought little of placing Cornelia inside a suit that ramped up her anger and paranoia to the point of compliance because she wasn't into reviving the original Revy or forcing Ever and co into doing it.
- Villainous Legacy: Out of all Revy's descendants, she's the most like him in terms of ruthlessness and evil.
Hygeia (Blissey)Revy's Blissey, and a ruthless experimenter who uses tools to augment her attacks.
- Combat Pragmatist: Has no trouble blinding opponents, seriously injured Dart by slicing open his poison sack with her scalpel, and used liquid nitrogen on Thorn.
- Deadly Doctor: She's a murderous Blissey who likes fighting with scalpels and is capable of cutting with literally surgical precision.
- Dissonant Serenity: Even while trying to murder people, she keeps a smile on her face while talking like she's treating a patient.
- Hoist By Her Own Petard: Dinacia defeats her by hitting her with a Thunder Punch... Which just so happens to conduct with the 255 scalpels, electronic devices, and other metal tools on her person to knock her out at 255 times normal strength.
- Mighty Glacier: Circumvents her offensive weaknesses by using weapons and moves that deal fixed amounts of damage, like Seismic Toss.
- My Species Doth Protest Too Much: Blissey are often depicted as very kind Pokémon. Not her.
Baccarat (Togekiss, female)Revy's Togekiss, who exclusively uses Metronome.
- Born Lucky: Every time she uses Metronome, she gets exactly the move she needs for the given situation. Until she doesn't.
- Confusion Fu: Uses Metronome exclusively, and during her fight with Brie gets lucky enough to summon Bolt Strike.
- Hoist By Her Own Petard: When a Taunt renders her temporarily unable to use Metronome, she loses her luck, and accidentally heals Brie's team before knocking herself out with Lunar Dance.
- Light is Not Good: As bright and light associated as any other Togekiss, and completely evil.
- Lightning Bruiser: An exceptional flier, and thanks to Metronome can pull immensely powerful moves out of nowhere.
- Practical Taunt: Loves opening up with Taunt.
- Slasher Smile: Wears a murderous smile in the midst of combat.
- Villain Song: She spends a lot of time singing about her Metronome skill.
- Villain Teleportation: Is well known for using and abusing Teleport.
Elysium (Sawsbuck, male)Revy's Sawsbuck.
- Green Thumb: Is Grass-type, and mostly uses Grass-type attacks.
- Lightning Bruiser: Both fast enough to evade multiple beam attacks at once, and strong enough to oneshot most of All or Ever's Pokemon.
- Practical Taunt: In his first appearance, uses Rage Powder to keep Ever and All from working together.
Kusaru AmenoAn aura wielding spirit, brother of Hikaru and thus an ancient relative of Jason's. Bears a grudge against Hikaru's bloodline for defeating and sealing him away when they were both still alive.
- Demonic Possession: Attempted to possess Jason by helping to unlock Jason's Auric potential before using it as an outlet to influence him. Is currently successfully possessing another body with no clear indication of the fate of his host.
- The Empath: A side effect of his Auric powers. Has a habit of attempting emotional manipulation in order to get what he wants.
- Power Incontinence: Never learned to get his empathetic senses under control, and eventually went mad while on a pilgrimage due to sensing too much. Seems to have gained some amount of control during his time as a spirit.
- Revenge Through Corruption: His primary goal so far is to take Jason's body for himself as vengeance on Hikaru for sealing him away.
- Omnicidal Maniac: Eventually plans to murder everyone so he can finally be alone with his thoughts and emotions.
NyxKusaru's Xatu, little else is known about her.
NoxKusaru's Claydol, little else is known about it.
DizKusaru's Bronzong, little else is known about it.
AU and PMD-B Villains
The Seven Jerk Dragons / The Magnificent Seven
The Seven Jerk Dragons / The Magnificent Seven
General TropesThe main villains of the Return to AU arc, who wish to overthrow humanity and put dragons above all other species.
- Big Bad Duumvirate: For the RtAU arc.
- The Clan: Each member of the 7JDs is the leader of a dragon clan whose members serve as the bulk of their forces.
- Fantastic Racism:
- Towards humans primarily, but they consider non-Dragon types in general to be inferior. Dragonbloods (Non Dragon type mons in the Dragon egg group) are treated better than most non-Dragons, but are still considered second class at best compared to "true dragons."
- Even within the Dragon's forces, mons considered pseudo legendaries like Salamence and Garchomp rank higher than mons such as Altaria and Flygon.
- Greater Scope Villain: For PMD-R, their actions leading directly to the state of PMD-B 600 years in the future despite most of them being long dead.
- Master Race: Believe in the inherent inferiority of humans to Pokémon in general, and Dragon types in particular, encompassed through their Dovahlein philosophy.
- Rage Against the Heavens: Are in direct defiance of the legendaries due to their genocidal campaign against humanity.
- Social Darwinist: The Seven Jerk Dragons believe that the strong have the right to rule over the weak, and hate weakness in general, with the disabled being treated with absolute contempt.
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: Have risen up against humanity in order to prevent it from destroying the world.
AlduinThe leader of the Seven Jerk Dragons and Topaz Wing Clan, and the AU counterpart of the OU's Alduin.
- Big Bad: He's the overall leader of the Seven Jerk Dragons.
- Captain Ersatz: Of Alduin from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
VallokThe Altaria head of the 7JD's R&D, and leader of the Amythest Claw Clan. He runs the Hoenn theatre.
- The Evil Genius: Was the mon who reverse engineered the mon bombs.
Eon a.k.a. QuoriikThe Latios leader of the Lapis Fang clan, and in charge of the Sinnoh theater.
- A God Am I: Believes he's a deity on the level of Dialga and Palkia, and demands worship. The beating he gets during Sinnoh proves otherwise.
- Cult of Personality: Surrounds himself with his fanatical worshipers, who are more than willing to die for him.
- Dirty Coward: Upon being beaten in Sinnoh, he and his fanatics leave most of their forces behind.
- Does This Remind You of Anything?: His followers go "Hail Quoriik!"
- Fantastic Racism: Views humans and non-dragons with nothing but contempt. Even his fellow 7JD members can get this treatment.
- Jerkass: He's an arrogant, racist tool even by 7JD standards.
- Olympus Mons: The only legendary member of the Seven Jerk Dragons.
- Pet the Dog: Despite viewing everyone else as beneath him, even he was touched by AU!Lake and Nadia's reunion.
BahahkunThe Haxorus leader of Unova's Opal Roar clan, and a former trained mon.
- The Brute: Doesn't have much patience for strategy, preferring to just beat things up.
- Villainous Legacy: Malificent is her granddaughter.
FuumaSee We Are All Pokémon Trainers - Friends and Allies
SeshirouSee We Are All Pokémon Trainers - Friends and Allies
PaarthurnaxLeader of the Emerald Scale clan of Hoenn, and AU!Pentigan following his full transformation into a Hydreigon post-AU arc.
- Captain Ersatz: Of the dragon of the same name from Skyrim.
- Face–Heel Turn: Decides to side with the dragons and betray his old friends by proxy at fist.
- Heel–Face Turn: Has one after being betrayed by Eon and helps AU!Tagg, Tracer, DS, and their mons repel the draconic invasion of Sinnoh.
- Long Lived: Is more than 600 years old in the PMD-B timeline, being remarkably old even for a dragon.
- Names to Run Away from Really Fast: His draconic name translates into "Ambition Overlord Cruelty," and he lives up to it until his Heel–Face Turn.
CassandraA former member of the Seven before being replaced by Bahahkun.
- Ascended Extra: She was originally one of the nameless officers seen working under Rommel.
- The Dragon: Originally worked under Rommel and tried to get him to join in, only to get his refusal.
- Cassandra Truth: Tells the others that doing things like cutting the power would be a horrible idea since it would invoke rebellion, only for it to fall on deaf ears.
- Cultural Posturing: Besides the species enmity between Hydreigon and Haxorus, she looks down on Bahahkun for being a former trained mon.
- Do Not Call Me "Paul": Hates being referred to by her Draconic name.
- Only Sane Man: Despite fully believing in the Dovahlein philosophy and being complicit in what amounts to cultural genocide, Cassandra doesn't possess most of the excesses of her counterparts.
One-off AU and PMD-B Villains
NapoleonAn evil Emboar in the AU with designs on world domination. Ends up getting his soul mauled by the Midori Mons.
- Arch-Enemy: To Solana (AU!Fool) after betraying her.
- Big Bad: Usurps Scolemis as such for the AU, since Cyrus served as more of the Bigger Bad.
- Blatant Lies: When Die the Persian suffers a mortal injury, Napoleon lies and says that he's taking Die to his apartment to die in comfort, when instead he actually takes him to a taxidermist to be skinned.
- Captain Ersatz: Of Napoleon from Animal Farm, and by proxy, of Josef Stalin, according to Word of God.
- The Corrupter: Corrupted Solana personally, and corrupted Lanius indirectly through manipulating his life.
- Defiant to the End: Even when he's about to get eaten by Anom's Scolipede's Kaiju-sized Hydreigon, he still defiantly raises his scimitar and does battle.
- Deader Than Dead: Gets his soul mauled to pieces by those of the Midori Mons.
- Genius Bruiser: Is probably about as smart as he is strong, and can actually write pretty well.
- Hero Killer: Napoleon is an undeniably evil bastard, but he's also a very skilled and powerful evil bastard. Napoleon had a personal hand in the deaths of Mezzo's Black Guard (Though they weren't exactly heroes at the time), beat the crap out of MGMT, killed Mira, managed to seriously injure Lake, and is one of the very few beings to more or less escape the full wrath of the J-Team unharmed.
- The Juggernaut: Nothing seems to truly stop him for very long short of Scolipede's giant Hydreigon.
- Manipulative Bastard: Manipulated Solana into doing evil in the first place, and then manipulated the Midori Mons into believing that she betrayed them after killing Rose and Eridan.
- Signature Move: Superpower.
- Sinister Scimitar: Likes using a self-heated scimitar to kill opponents, the heat allowing him to stab properly with it, as he did when killing Elvis and Mira.
- The Starscream: Betrays Solana, and later Scolemis all for the sake of personal power.
- Thanatos Gambit: Purposely writes his journal to make it look like it was Solana's in order to put everything on her head after he dies.
The Midori MonsA group of mostly psychopathic Kantonese mons that served as Solana's executioners.
- Ax-Crazy: Most of them save Crowbar are to some extent violently mentally unstable, but Matchsticks happens to be one of the most deranged members in particular.
- Blood Knight: They love a good fight.
- Boss Rush: Solana ends up having to fight them all in the Spirit World post-AU arc in order to win her Spirit Game.
- Captain Ersatz: Of the Midnight Crew from Homestuck, and some other characters from the same series.
- Color-Coded for Your Convenience: All of the Midori Mons wear green.
- The Dog Bites Back: They get even with Napoleon by mauling his soul to pieces.
- Dwindling Party: Save for Crowbar and Snowman, all of them die either fighting in the Battle of Castelia, during Napoleon's campaign through Unova, fighting the J-Team, or in the collapse of N's Castle.
- Meaningful Name: Midori is Japanese for green, they all wear green, and they're all stationed in a room covered in Felt.
- Quirky Miniboss Squad: They're definitely a bunch of weirdos to be sure, even when they're not killing people.
- To Serve Man: They often eat the humans that don't take Solana's offer.
- Token Good Teammate: Crowbar the Marowak.
- Unwitting Pawn: Napoleon tricks them into believing Solana betrayed them, and they fall for it hook, line, and sinker.
LaniusA Samurott general under Scolemis that was in charge of the invasion of Kanto during the AU, who ended up getting paralyzed by Tracer.
- Captain Ersatz: Of Legate Lanius from Fallout: New Vegas.
- Cruel and Unusual Death: Loved having people and Pokémon strung up on crosses to die via crucifixion.
- Dual Wielding: His two seamitars, which can hit someone so hard that it stuns them immediately.
- Even Evil Has Standards: Even he hates Napoleon for being a treacherous bastard.
- Evil Cripple: Becomes this after getting paralyzed below the neck.
- Evil Is Deathly Cold: Knows Blizzard, and could freeze over his seamitars in order to better kill Dragon types.
- Fantastic Racism: Hates humans due to considering their reliance on Pokémon to be the weakest thing of all.
- Good Scars, Evil Scars: Has disfiguring ones from getting an Aura Sphere to the face.
- Hero Killer: Is an incredibly deadly and skilled fighter who managed to put Lake, Nadia, Musashi, Gaia, and Vanilluxe into the ICU.
- Irony: Gets finished off by Tagg's female mons, who he considered only fit for breeding, and then paralyzed below the neck by Tracer, a human.
- Knight of Cerebus: Is generally considered one for the AU arc.
- Large and in Charge: Is at least seven feet tall at the shoulder.
- Lightning Bruiser: Is both incredibly fast and strong, as well as extremely durable. The J-Team's strategy for fighting him basically boiled down to staying as far away from him as possible while fighting, as well as slowing him down enough to not get instantly slaughtered.
- Made of Iron: Managed to take multiple salvos from Tagg, Straw, Fool, Tracer, Every, and Randy's mons, as well as the Celadon Murders that assisted them during the battle.
- Malevolent Masked Man: Wears a concealing helmet along with matching armor to hide his scars from getting Aura Sphered in the face by AU!Simo.
- One-Man Army: Can murder his way past hordes of mons.
- Politically Incorrect Villain: Thinks little of females except as breeding stock or slaves.
- Rape, Pillage, and Burn: His forces main modus operandi.
- Retired Monster: Pretty much becomes this after being paralyzed by Tracer, not really repentant for his actions, but pretty much harmless.
- Social Darwinist: In his view, the strong have the right to rule over and cull the weak.
- Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Doesn't like Rommel for being in his eyes weak, Lelouch for being a manipulative bastard who doesn't fight fairly, and his own second Vulpes for being an underhanded bastard.
- We Have Reserves: His view on his troops.
- Would Hurt a Child: Had no problems stringing up children on crosses.
RommelA Serperior general under Scolemis who was in charge of the Johto invasion during the AU.
- Anti-Villain: Noble Demon variety, despite working for an evil empire and to some extent believing in their anti-human philosophy, Rommel isn't exactly evil himself and tries to do his job in the most moral way possible.
- Apathetic Citizens: Tries to make his invasion as smooth as possible in order to invoke this by softening thoughts of resistance.
- Captain Ersatz: Of Erwin Rommel.
- Fantastic Racism: Doesn't like humans much for in his eyes making mons into slaves, who he calls "pets."
- Mean Boss: While not exactly "mean" per se, Rommel doesn't particularly like people giving their opinions without being asked and can be rather overbearing.
- Retired Badass: Retires post-AU arc to spend time with his family.
- Signature Move: Leaf Storm, which actually powers him up since he has Contrary for an ability.
- Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Doesn't like Lanius for acting like a war criminal, and Lelouch for being a manipulative bastard, often referring to them as the "ogre" and "twerp" respectively.
- Token Good Teammate: Is the least evil of the three generals.
- Unwitting Pawn: Turns out to be one to Snowman.
- Worthy Opponent: Considers Lake to be enough of one to agree to duel him in order to decide what he should do with his forces after his defeat becomes obvious.
LelouchA Dragonite general in the service of Scolemis, who was in charge of the invasion of Hoenn during the AU.
- Achilles' Heel: His geass only works once.
- Captain Ersatz: Of Lelouch from Code Geass.
- Expendable Alternate Universe: Once the nature of the AU is revealed to him, Lelouch causes Dialga to go completely primal after geassing Cyrus in order to destroy it because he considers the AU to have less worth than the OU it replaced.
- Hypnotic Eyes: His geass, which is slightly gimped from the original by making anyone without eye protection do whatever Lelouch wants for only 24 hours as opposed to forever.
- Knight Templar Big Brother: Pretty much all the evil he does is for his younger sister's sake.
- Morality Pet: His sister Euphemia, who was unknowingly taken by Lanius as a slave when Scolemis forces invaded their lake.
- Pride: Is very arrogant.
- Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Flees Hoenn after AU!Marmalade reveals his geass to his forces.
- Squishy Wizard: Much like his namesake, Lelouch is pretty weak physically, and a solid hit is all it takes to put him down in a straight fight.
- Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Hates Lanius for enslaving his sister, and dislikes Rommel for looking down on him.
MaleficentThe granddaughter of Bahahkun, who conspired to bring back the Dragon Empire in the PMD-B timeline by using Ammy, who she'd stolen from her parents.
- Captain Ersatz: Of Mother Gothel to Ammy's Rapunzel.
- Disney Villain Death: Ends up slipping on one of Xavier's spoons and falls off the cliff in front of her cave.
- The Remnant: Of the draconic forces in PMD-B, and wishes to bring them back.
- Wicked Stepmother: Kidnapped Ammy and manipulated her for her whole life.
- Assimilation Plot: Wished to turn all humans and mons into Super Mutant mons in order to create a better world.
- Captain Ersatz: Of the Unity from the original Fallout, though their ultimate goal is even wider in scope.
- Multiversal Conqueror: Their ultimate plan was to reach the Entralink in Unova, and use it to attack and conquer all other universes, turning the inhabitants into Super Mutants.
- Religion of Evil: The Children of the Cathedral, who serve as the Unity's public front.
- Was Once a Man: Super Mutants were humans or normal mons before becoming dipped. Full humans and humons tend to be the most likely to keep their intelligence, while pure mons often become mentally impaired.
The MasterA mutated Reuniclus who Tagg, his mons, Tracer's mons, AU!Wolf, AU!Alastor, and Emperor Archeops in Tracer's body met in PMD-B Angela.
- The Assimilator: Assimilates humans and mons into his biomass.
- Big Bad: Of Tagg and Tracer's portion of PMD-R.
- Body Horror: Is a techno-organic monstrosity much like the Glitches.
- Eyes Do Not Belong There: Can form eyes in his goop to spy on people.
- Psychic Powers: So powerful that without using the blockers Tagg's group would've been mentally crippled upon entering his chamber.
- Talking the Monster to Death: Like in the games, Tagg and the Vault Dweller point out that the sterility of the Super Mutants means that his plot is ultimately doomed to failure, causing him to commit suicide by blowing up the Cathedral.
- Voice of the Legion: Has a synthetic voice, his own voice, and the voices of humans and mons he has assimilated.
- Was Once a Man: Was once human before getting dipped in FEV.
The Lieutenant/Lou TenantThe Master's second in command, and far more level-headed.
- Beam Spam: Wields a Gatling Laser.
- Cyborg: Is a cybernetic Conkeldurr.
- The Dragon: To the Master.
- Dragon Their Feet: Tagg's group ends up fighting him after they stop the Master.
- Electronic Eyes: Has a cybernetic eye that works like a Silph Scope + Foresight, allowing him to harm Ghost types, as Eir found out unfortunately.
- Evil Brit: Sounds like Tony Jay to be exact.
- Family-Unfriendly Death: Emperor Archeops uses an Earthquake on his head, and he starts liquefying and imploding before Ana telekinetically hurls him into one of the forcefields after Tagg's fails to do so with his Aura chains, vaporizing him.
- Faux Affably Evil: Unlike the Master, he's a bit of a sadist and rather condescending while being technically polite.
- Genius Bruiser: Both very strong and very smart.
- Shut Up, Kirk!: Tagg tries to talk him down like the Master, but he just figures the sterility problem will be fixed eventually and attacks.
MorpheusThe Head Priest of the Children of the Cathedral.
- Karmic Death: Xatu leaves him to get blown up in the Cathedral after defeating his men and giving a "Reason You Suck" Speech to him.
- Sinister Minister: Like his game counterpart he's a sham priest who preys on others.
- Small Name, Big Ego: Thinks he's a lot more powerful than he really is. Tagg's Xatu points out to him that to his teammates, some of whom have actually fought godlike beings before, he's little more than a footnote.
Paths and Recovery Saga Villains
The Ghost Lord & His Minions
The Ghost LordSee Conquest Characters
The Demon GeneralsThe Ghost Lord's most powerful minions, a group of Pokémon transformed by the Demon Mutagen, who served as the main adversaries of Ammy's group during the Conquest arc.
- Animalistic Abomination: Orochi and Yami are more akin to legendaries in terms of power and traits as opposed to regular mons.
- Captain Ersatz: They're all based on bosses from Ōkami.
- Dark Action Girl: The Spider Queen and Ninetails have no issue throwing down themselves.
- Evil Makes You Monstrous: The Demon Mutagen made the Spider Queen, Crimson Helm, Orochi, and Ninetails far bigger than normal members of their species, and far more monstrous.
- Mutants: All were mutated in some way by the Demon Mutagen.
- Unwitting Pawn: The Ghost Lord had them all die against Ammy, Tagg, and Lucius so that he didn't have to share the power of the Lunar Pendant with them.
- Villains Out Shopping: A Day In The Life of Duolis shows what they're like when they're not on the clock.
The Spider QueenA giant mutated Ariados, and the first member of the Demon Generals faced by the group inside the Tsuta Ruins.
- Big Eater: Keeps to herself normally, but loves big meals.
- Eye Scream: Dies upon Ammy's group destroying all of hers.
- Eyeless Face: In fact, they're actually on her abdomen.
- Giant Spider: She's a giant Ariados.
- No Body Left Behind: Disintegrates after being killed.
- Starter Villain: She's the first of the Demon Generals faced by the group, and also the easiest to defeat.
Crimson HelmA giant mutant Tauros with arms and samurai armor fought by Ammy's group inside the Gale Shrine.
- A Load of Bull: He's a giant mutated Tauros.
- Battle Amongst the Flames: Ammy's group fights him in an arena surrounded by flame.
- The Brute: Is the muscle amongst the Demon Generals.
- Dual Wielding: Wielded twin giant swords.
- Dumb Muscle: Isn't too bright and is only really good for smashing things.
- Hulk Speak: "Crimson Helm no like you! CRIMSON HELM SMASH!"
- Multi-Armed and Dangerous: Has two extra limbs for his swords.
- Nice Hat: A helmet in Orochi's visage.
- Punch Clock Villain: The least evil of the Demon Generals, and the only one with the good sense to try running away instead of continuing to fight.
- Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Attempts to retreat after getting beaten, only to get cut down by Susano. Lucius and Tagg both call him out on killing a surrendering opponent.
- Wreathed in Flames: Is himself on fire and could summon flaming Orochi heads.
OrochiOrochi, or Vulziistrunmahnote in Draconic, was an eight-headed Hydreigon fought by Ammy's group in the Moon Cave both 600 and 700 years ago. Fond of drink, he and Yami were the first mons to be mutated by the Demon Mutagen.
- 108: According to legend his bell-scar actually rings 108 times for each desire of its sacrifice.
- Affably Evil: After initially considering eating her he got on well with Duolis.
- The Alcoholic: Is so much of a drunk that the Ghost Lord decides that he'd be better off finding a Hydreigon without that weakness once he dies
- Attack Its Weak Point: Has a bell-shaped scar on his back.
- Barrier Warrior: Has a barrier around him to deflect any attacks. Tagg identifies it as an Obscuric barrier with elements of Heal Bell and Safeguard in particular.
- Butt Monkey: The Thunder Head, just like in Okami.
- Disc One Final Boss: The final boss for the first portion of Ammy's group's adventures.
- The Dreaded: Among the most feared of the Demon Generals.
- Elemental Powers: Each head has its own abilities:
- Greater Scope Villain: Shares this role with Yami as they invaded the Celestial Plain and slaughtered the Celestials 2,000 years before the Conquest arc, sending the Ark of Yamato to Earth and introducing the Demon Mutagen to the Ghost Lord.
- The Heavy: The Ghost Lord might be the ultimate villain, and Yami the penultimate final boss, but Orochi is the driver of the first portion of the plot.
- Multiple Head Case: Unlike other Hydreigon, he has eight heads, four main heads with four pairs of head-hands.
- Nice Hat: Each head has its own helmet displaying the kanji for its element.
- Orcus on His Throne: Orochi tends to like sitting around, getting drunk, and eating maidens once every 100 years.
- Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Unlike his game counterpart, only his power was sealed 100 years ago, Nagi merely managed to seriously injure him and the Hydreigon retreated.
- Super Mode: In his true form, complete with golden armor.
- Time Abyss: Orochi is at least around Yami's ballpark, and Yami is at least more than 5,600 years old.
- Weaksauce Weakness: Orochi's main weakness is drinking, and the group got him drunk to defeat him.
- Worf Had the Flu: The first fight against him takes place with Orochi being much weaker than he was 100 years ago.
BlightA mutated Ghastly possessing a sword who was making the Emperor and a good portion of Sei-An City sick fought by Ammy's group.
- Evil Weapon: Goldnail, his sword, is possessed by him. Upon breaking he dies with it.
- Lightning Bruiser: Is so fast that Tagg is forced to break out the Adamant Orb to slow down his strikes.
- Poisonous Person: Besides his typing, he created a miasma around the city.
- Soul Power: A Ghost type. .
NinetailsA giant mutated Ninetales she styles herself as Lord of Ryoshima Coast and disguised herself as the priestess Rao, who she killed, and the mother of Rosa.
- A God Am I: Pretends to be a god.
- Abusive Parents: Her and her Smeargle mate did not treat their daughter Rosa well at all.
- Action Mom: Is Rosa's mother.
- BFS: Wields a massive glaive.
- Cruel and Unusual Death: Ammy's group slices all her tails off during their battle, and Tagg finishes her off with a disembowelment after thinking she managed to kill Lucius. Well deserved, but not a pleasant way to go at all.
- Cunning Like a Fox: Disguised herself as a priestess and managed to fool the whole group, using them to get the Fox Rods needed to restore her to full power.
- Fisher King: Upon her death, Oni Island crumbles.
- Gag Boobs:
- As Rao, with both Tagg and Lucius wondering how she even manages to support them.
- She does the same trick using Duolis, but due to not being as busty Umbra easily recognizes her.
- Glass Eye: Has one that gets knocked out during her final battle.
- Gutted Like a Fish: Tagg kills her by disembowelment after he thinks she's killed Lucius with her flames.
- Handicapped Badass: Is missing an eye, but it doesn't slow her down at all.
- Kitsune: Gives off this vibe even more than regular Ninetales due to her transformation abilities.
- Knight of Cerebus: Her presence makes the arc a whole lot darker after she murders Queen Himiko.
- Lightning Bruiser: She's big, but fast and strong.
- Mirror Boss: Uses her Smeargle mate from the Family of Blood to mimic Ammy's brush techniques.
- Noblewoman's Laugh: "Ho ho ho ho!"
- Playing with Fire: Fire types.
- She Is the King: Refers to herself as Lord instead of Lady.
- Undying Loyalty: To the Ghost Lord, as even in death she tells them that Yami is her master to throw them off his trail.
- Villainous Valor: Even after it's obvious to all that she's lost, she continues fighting, and in her death throes takes pride in the fact that she never told Ammy and company who her real master was.
Lechku and NechkuA duo of mutated Rotom possessing Noctowl robots who terrorized the people of Kamui.
- Dual Boss: They normally fight together, as it allows them to use their time powers.
- Hero Killer: Manage to mortally injure Shiranui upon her taking an attack meant for Oki.
- High-Class Glass: Both wear monocles, plus fancy top hats.
- Ominous Owls: Their mechanical Noctowl give off this vibe.
- Time Master: Through unknown methods, they can freeze and slow down time.
- The Voiceless: Neither speaks, instead communicating using clicks.
Tokoyami no Sumeragi aka YamiA mutant Seel inhabiting a metal sphere fought inside the Ark of Yamato.
- Arch-Enemy: To Ho-Oh.
- Climax Boss: He is the penultimate opponent for Ammy's group during the Conquest arc.
- Combat Pragmatist: First he immediately steals all of Ammy's powers during the first round, and does the same thing again at the end after attacking her while she's in the middle of a victory howl.
- Dark is Evil: Has powers over darkness.
- Evil Overlord: They don't call him "Lord of Darkness" for nothing.
- Frickin' Laser Beams: Can spam Hyper Beams without a recharge.
- Greater Scope Villain: Shares this role with Orochi as they invaded the Celestial Plain and slaughtered the Celestials 2,000 years before the Conquest arc, sending the Ark of Yamato to Earth and introducing the Demon Mutagen to the Ghost Lord.
- Humongous Mecha: Fights in a spherical one.
- Lightning Bruiser: It might be stuck in a ball, but it's not slow at all.
- Omnicidal Maniac: Desires to destroy everything.
- One-Winged Angel: For its final form, it became a giant hand attached to a sphere.
- Sequential Boss: Had about five forms.
- Time Abyss: Is more than 5,000 years old, at least.
- The Voiceless: Doesn't talk, but can roar in rage.
- You Cannot Grasp the True Form: Despite being in actuality a Seel, Yami was considered just too plain wrong to be represented by either humans or Pokémon.
CipherFor those who went on to join The Illusion Project or Team Neo-Galactic, please look at their respective folders.
- Arch-Enemy: Cipher in general is this to Tagg, and after Orre the entire J-Team.
- Big Bad: Of the Orre arc, and in some ways the entire RP.
- Compensating for Something: Tracer accuses them of this due to the large amount of firearms they carry.
- Darker and Edgier: Unlike the game version of Cipher whose darkness was mostly hinted at, WAAPT's interpretation of Cipher carries around firearms and murders people onscreen.
- Greater Scope Villain: 'M was originally a Cipher experiment.
- Interservice Rivalry: The various branches of Cipher do not get along, to the point that their effectiveness was hampered though branches letting the J-Team destroy others.
- Just a Kid: Subverted. Probably due to their defeat at the hands of Micheal, Cipher for the most part actually takes the J-Team seriously as a threat.
- Knight of Cerebus: Every time they show up IRP, bad things follow soon after and the RP takes on a darker tone.
- The Man Behind the Man: They helped Ghetsis shadow Kyurem, and had remnants of the Pokémon Pinchers, Go-Rock Squad, and Team Dim Sun on their payroll.
- Mind Rape: What they do to mons to turn them into Shadow Pokémon.
- Sadist: Being a horrible human being is practically a prerequisite to being hired, and many enjoy the pain of others.
- The Syndicate: Cipher is a criminal empire with operatives in every region, though they tend to keep a low profile.
- Would Hurt a Child: If you're not needed alive and happen to be a threat or liability, Cipher has no problems rubbing you out no matter how young you are.
Cipher Grandmaster ArdosCipher's Grandmaster following the capture of Greevil and Eldes.
- Bad Boss: Implied, since the Orre Admins did not want him getting directly involved in Orre's events, and in his backstory he was going to blow up Citadark Isle and everyone on it after Greevil lost to Micheal. It's also worth noting that following the fall of the Orre branch most if not all of the Cipher personnel that escaped the J-Team didn't try coming back to him.
- Dragon Ascendant: Took the job of Cipher Grandmaster after Greevil was jailed.
- Greater Scope Villain: Despite being responsible for most of the proto-J-Team's early foes, and the man everyone in Cipher answers to, he has yet to be directly opposed by the J-Team, with only Gamer, Silent, and Ever having met him directly, and only the latter getting a chance to battle him, however briefly.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Has blue hair.
Cipher Admin TokarevThe head of Cipher's Operations Division, Cipher's footsoldiers, and one of Tagg's most hated enemies.
- An Arm and a Leg: Tagg cuts off Tokarev's right leg and hand after slashing out his eye.
- Arch-Enemy: To Tagg in particular.
- Badass in a Nice Suit: Wears a black suit when not on duty, and sometimes when he is, doubling with Dressed to Kill.
- Badass Normal: Is Tagg's superior in a straight fight, managing to beat him into near unconsciousness during their final confrontation, and it's likely that had he not threatened the lives of his loved ones and gloated he would've successfully killed him.
- Captain Ersatz: Of Vladimir Makarov, according to Word of God.
- Chekhov's Gunman: Was the Cipher Peon from Tagg's backstory.
- Combat Pragmatist: Has his men arm themselves with firearms as well as mons, and dropped flashbangs on the J-Team rather than face them with a numerical disadvantage.
- Cyborg: When he returns after two years of staying away from the J-Team, Tokarev reveals that he replaced the body parts Tagg cut off with new limbs and a cybernetic eye.
- Eye Scream: Loses an eye thanks to Tagg's Aura blade in a fit of rage.
- Feathered Fiend: His Fearow Lev.
- Frontline General: More Admin, but though he tends to hang back for the most part, Tokarev has no issue going on field missions with his men.
- Hero Killer: As mentioned above he and Verax managed to come closest to killing Tagg out of anyone in the RP up to that point.
- Hired Guns: After leaving the military, he spent several years as a mercenary.
- Hoist by His Own Petard: While Tagg had plans on killing him anyway, the Mind Rape mentioned below and threatening his friends and girlfriend led to his defeat.
- Honor Before Reason: Decides to just leave with the Cipher scientist instead of gunning down the J-Team while they're stunned, though he could've just thought going through with it would be a waste of time.
- Knight of Cerebus: Things got a lot darker once he showed up to collect the last Cipher scientist in Holon.
- Mind Rape: Does this to Tagg by having their second meeting after Holon take place in the very same spot where they first met, and having a mind-controlled Ever and Shadowed Crewe try to kill him.
- Only in It for the Money: He's only loyal to Cipher for as long as he's being paid, and cares little about Shadowing mons.
- Pistol-Whipping: His favorite method for dealing with defiant individuals is to smack them with the butt of his pistol.
- Poirot Speak: Is hinted to be from a Russian analogue region in particular due to his language patterns.
- Pragmatic Villainy: Had Verax take out Leng mainly because he was going around assassinating people Tokarev didn't want dead. Tokarev likes professionals, not psychotics.
- Professional Killer: Served as an assassin on several occasions before joining Cipher.
- Smug Snake: He certainly took pleasure in taunting the J-Team when they first met, and Tagg has become his favorite target.
- Would Hit a Girl: Tokarev pistol whipped Shadow!Crewe about twice for insubordination.
- Would Hurt a Child: Tried to kill Tagg for being a witness when he was 13.
AlexiaAlexiel's sister who suddenly appeared at Cipher and started to work for him. She is revealed to be Lyuri after Lucius snags Shadow!Duke.
- Anti-Villain: Due to actually being a blackmailed Lyuri.
- Blackmail: The reason she joined Cipher.
- The Dragon: To Alexiel.
- Dramatic Unmask: When she's revealed to be Lyuri.
- Malevolent Masked Man: Well, girl, who Wears a sad opera mask.
- Morality Pet: Appeared to be one to Alexiel before her identity was revealed.
- Not So Stoic: When Duke is snagged back by Lucius, she drops the facade.
- Ninja: Just like her supposed brother.
- Signature Mon: Shadow!Duke
- Tears of Remorse: Once her identity is revealed.
- The Reveal: Is actually a blackmailed Lyuri.
- The Stoic: Doesn't show any emotion as well, as it's hidden by her mask.
- Villainous Breakdown: Except for the "villainous" bit, she breaks down in tears once Lucius snags Duke back
- The Voiceless: Doesn't speak, because it would have given away her true identity
Galactic Grunt/Cipher Peon Deimos, aka Richard LaneA former member of Team Galactic that serves as Titan's second. Killed in Orre during the raid on Titan's Lab after Eskay stabbed him with one of Kaius' swords in a fit of rage.
- Cluster F-Bomb: Is incredibly foul-mouthed, referring to Sarah as a bint, and tended to just cuss a lot in general.
- The Dragon: To Titan until his death.
- Dumb Muscle: Is more or less Titan's personal thug.
- Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Aelia didn't exactly take his death very well.
- Evil Cripple: Becomes one after Jacob ruins his legs in a fight. Thanks to a prosthetic courtesy of Titan, however, he is able to walk again as of the Orre arc.
- Evil Gloating: Almost constantly.
- Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: How he dies due to Eskay.
- Karma Houdini: His battles against the J-Team never seem to end well, and yet he always manages to escape with little more than a slap on the wrist. Finally averted come Orre.
- Knife Nut: Has a dagger hidden in his boot.
- Smug Snake: Loves to gloat about his superiority over those he's fighting.
- Unholy Matrimony: With Aelia.
- Would Hurt a Child: Certainly has no issues setting his mons on teenagers.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: As a former Galactic Grunt, it comes with the territory.
Cipher Commander Verax LakiridA Cipher Operative who works under Tokarev.
- The Ace: What he is considered, however due to him being a villain, and his line of work being killing people, it's mostly implied as the heroes prevent any sort of demonstration.
- Empowered Badass Normal: Near the end of Orre he acquires the YCMA, which gives its wearer the powers of the entire Auric Quartet.
- Good Scars, Evil Scars: After fighting Tagg and Pi, he gets acid-scarred due to a well aimed Toxic from Habitus.
- Heel–Face Turn: Has one at the end of the Orre arc due to Tokarev's abuse and Paula getting banished to PMD-A.
- The Mole: Becomes one for Tagg in the Illusion Project.
- Reformed, but Rejected: A lot of the J-Team only tolerates his presence at best due to him nearly killing several of them. Lucius for instance absolutely despises him and beat him down unprovoked, and his own purified Shadows stick with him mainly due to the Vow rather than any true love for him. Tagg is surprisingly one of the only J-Team members who doesn't despise him despite having tried to kill him in their last fight, though he doesn't trust him fully.
- Sadist: Though he doesn't actually like it, he's just mostly incapable of feeling joy unless it's through others suffering. After his Heel–Face Turn it stops.
- Separated at Birth: Turns out to be Jacob's twin.
- Signature Move: Balthazar, his Shadow Hydreigon, who remains his signature mon even after being purified.
Cipher Commandernote Paula JaideA Cipher operative that was originally a regular trainer with an affinity for finding things underground, until she met Diane and Skye after "catching" the former by finding her buried ball. After Skye defeated her and won back Diane, she decided to join Cipher originally for revenge, rising to the rank of Commander, before later becoming an Admin of Special Acquisitions following her Snagging of Mt. Battle's Heatran. She is currently stuck in PMD-A thanks to Grace.
- Ambiguous Disorder: Paula isn't right in the head, but the exact issue remains unknown.
- Arch-Enemy: To Skye and Diane. Kyrie sees Paula as this, but Paula doesn't reciprocate. At first anyway.
- All of the Other Reindeer: Is treated like a monster by the mons in Treasure Town due to being seen as a feral. (Being a Crawdaunt doesn't help matters either.)
- Baleful Polymorph: Gets teleported to a desert area of PMD-A by Grace after a failed attempt to have her Claydol Mind Rape Ryklys, where she becomes a Corphish.
- Cool Shades: Gets a star shaped visor in the make of Simon after catching and Shadowing the Heatran of Mt. Battle and becoming an Admin as a result. Diane ends up breaking them with a punch to the face. She somehow gets the visor back after making a deal with the Unown to return to the AU.
- Determinator: Never gives up on her goals, no matter how reprehensible, showing the dark side of this trope.
- Heel Realization: Appears to have had one as a result of her exile.
- Humiliation Conga: When the J-Team raids the Special Acquisitions base, Dune and Umbra snag her Heatran and Prism the Togekiss, Diane punches her in the face, and finally Grace takes her to PMD-A to live the rest of her life as a Pokémon in an environment ill suited for her species.
- Mook Promotion: Ends up becoming becoming an Admin of Special Acquisitions following her Snagging of Mt. Battle's Heatran.
- Sadist: Loves inflicting emotional pain on others.
- Sanity Slippage: Suffers this following multiple defeats by the J-Team.
- Teens Are Monsters: 18 years old and an unrepentant Cipher member during the Orre arc.
- Thou Shalt Not Kill: While she has no issue with emotional pain, Paula doesn't believe in murder. This starts to change after she suffers numerous failures at the hands of the J-Team, and during the last fight she does indeed fight to kill.
- Trapped in Another World: Gets stuck in PMD-A, before making a deal with an Unown swarm to return to the OU.
- Tunnel King: Was a Tunnel Queen before becoming a Cipher member.
Cipher Admin SirenThe head of Cipher's Snagging department. Later murdered by Jet.
- Alas, Poor Villain: While she wasn't quite a villain anymore once she died, this was the reaction both in and out of universe.
- Cruel and Unusual Death: Due to getting gut shot her death was slow and agonizing.
- Evil Former Friend: Turns out to be one to Straw.
- Heel–Face Turn: Is brought to her senses thanks to Straw and her Weavile Artemis, but as shown in Redemption Equals Death, a bit too late.
- Instant Death Bullet: Subverted, Siren has enough time to tell Straw and Artemis her last wishes before bleeding out on their way back to the Ark.
- Malevolent Masked Man: No one knows what she looks like without her mask prior to the reveal of her true identity.
- Redemption Equals Death: Makes a Heel–Face Turn and decides to change her ways... only for Jet to shoot her in the chest.
- The Reveal: Turns out to be Straw's old friend Taylor.
Cipher Commander Iulianus/Leander KrausA commander in Cipher's R&D department. He could care less about Cipher's goals and is ultimately trying to find a way to stop uncontrollable, rampaging wild Pokémon, after an incident in his past that cost him his right eye. He forms a group of eight scientists to help him reach that goal.He is later revealed to be Leander Kraus, the son of a childhood friend of Zeal's mother and uncle. He is ultimately killed by Zeal's red-eyed aspect at the end of the Orre arc.
- Affably Evil: Tends to come off as polite, if somewhat distant, in casual conversation.
- Eye Scream: Lost his right eye to a rampaging wild Pokémon. It is later revealed that this was a Sneasel.
- Kick the Dog: He wholeheartedly supports Wound's powered armor's use of mons' life energy as a backup power source.
- Mad Scientist: To some extent.
- Non-Action Guy: Due to his fear of Pokémon.
- Verbal Tic: "See?"
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: He merely wants to find a way to stop wild Pokémon from rampaging.
- Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Ever since he was attacked by a wild Pokémon on a rampage, he has been terrified by Pokémon in general. He's scared of Sneasel in particular.
Iulianus' OctetA group of eight scientists within Cipher formed to pursue Iulianus' goals. Midway through the Orre arc, one of the members of the group starts trying to kill the others off, one-by-one.
The group as a whole
- Anti-Villain: To varying degrees.
- Affably Evil: Most of the members. Wound and Thief are all-around Jerkasses, and in Choice and Effigy's case, this is a facade.
- Mad Scientist: Many of them to an extent. Wound in particular stands out.
- Malevolent Masked Men: They all wear masks, both in their meetings and in public.
- Villainous Friendship: Most of the group's members were chosen because they are genuinely friends with Iulianus.
Reaver (Matthias Rowe)A member of the Octet. An energetic water monotyper, and a close friend of Iulianus'.
- Keet: Extremely energetic and enthusiastic.
- Making a Splash: Uses only Water-types.
- Kill the Cutie: The second Octet member to die.
Choice (real name unknown)A member of the Octet who rarely speaks. He is one of the traitors.
- Black Cloak: Wears one after the Orre arc.
- The Quiet One: Rarely speaks.
- White Hair, Black Heart: Has white hair and happens to be a villain.
- Utopia Justifies the Means: Like the rest of the traitors.
Wound (Victor Shane)A member of the Octet and childhood friend of Iulianus'. He's a scientist who prides himself on his speed. He ends up making powered armor for some of Cipher's mons, and is killed as a result.
- Asshole Victim: The first member of the Octet to die.
- Hidden Heart of Gold: Iulianus implies he has one.
- Jerkass: One of the least redeemable Octet members.
- Loves the Sound of Screaming: The main reason for the Kick the Dog moment below.
- Kick the Dog: The armor he creates uses other mons' life energy as a backup power source.
Effigy (real name unknown)A generally incompetent member of the Octet. This is an act. She's the mastermind behind the murders of the other Octet members.
- Catch Phrase: "Get it?"
- Obfuscating Stupidity: Pretends to be stupid, but is actually quite competent.
- Utopia Justifies the Means: Wants to make a better world, by any means necessary.
Traitor (Xylia Salvai)One of the closest members of the Octet to Iulianus, and a master Ditto user.
- Doppelgänger Attack: Uses her Ditto to pull these off.
- Heroic Sacrifice: Sacrifices herself to save Iulianus. Sadly, it's in vain.
- Undying Loyalty: Ironically, given her name, she is probably the most loyal member of the Octet. She's the only one by Iulianus' side when the Large Underground Room is attacked. That loyalty is the cause of her death.
Boatman (Jonathan Byrne)A member of the Octet who is often forgotten.
- Forgettable Character: Repeatedly forgotten by the other Octet members, and even by Iulianus himself.
Thief (real name unknown)A member of the Octet, and generally a jerk. spoiler:She's one of the traitors, and the one who carried out the murders of Reaver and Wound.
Prisoner (Rikke Res)An explosion-obsessed member of the Octet. She also loves to draw, and carries a sketchbook with her at all times. She is killed by RedEyes!Zeal.
- Giggling Villain: Giggles a lot, usually after she causes an explosion.
- Having a Blast: Loves explosions. Every one of her mons knows the move Explosion.
Cipher Scientist Cid/Cidolfus Demen BunansaAn ex-Galactic member and scientist extraordinaire. He is a quiet, bitter old man who cares little for matters outside his lab. Given a Commander position and his own lab so as to not come into inevitable conflict with other scientists due to his terrible interpersonal skills.
- Black Box: The Feng Shui engine he created seems to enhance the Auric capabilities of the user... It might also have other side effects, especially on the user's psyche.
- Evil Old Folks: He's an evil old Cipher scientist.
- For Science!: He cares little for the suffering his research entails, just so long as his experiments are fruitful.
- Four Eyes, Zero Soul: His moral compass was sent askew a long time ago, and his gaunt, pale features put his reflective glasses in stark contrast.
- Karma Houdini: Despite being the mastermind behind Regina's Shadowfication, and doing experiments on countless other victims, he escapes not only with all of his research intact, but also untraceable.
- Kicked Upstairs: Has a Commander rank and his own lab mainly so that his abrasive nature doesn't lead to conflict with other scientists.
- No Social Skills: Has problems getting along with others, hence his getting Kicked Upstairs.
- Retired Badass: When he and Zrone have a battle, he reveals that he's actually a former Hoennese Hall of Famer, and fights him to a draw.
- Villain Team-Up: Is currently working with Zrone, though neither really trusts the other.
JuriA Medicham who works with Cid who fights using a Feng Shui Machine.
The Illusion Project
- Assimilation Plot: Their ultimate goal is to find a Mew and use it to turn all humans and Pokémon into a mixed species.
- Evil vs. Evil: Are rivals with Team Neo-Galactic.
- Shadow Archetype: To the J-Team, both groups being made up of misfits and seeking to create a better world, though the Illusion Project is far more organized as a group compared to the J-Team's Ragtag Bunch of Misfits who are held together loosely by shared experiences.
- Sharp-Dressed Man: Illusion Project members wear silver suits, though their officers can break from the uniform.
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: Echo herself is, though her underlings range from this to mere sadists.
Illusion Leader Echo Lingua
Illusion Admin ShardOne of Illusion's more mysterious Admins, and one of the few who appears to be wholeheartedly loyal to the Project, Shard is an Ice monotyper and a Dark Obscuric of impressive skill.
- An Ice Person: Is an Ice monotyper.
- Casting a Shadow: As a Dark Obscuric, it comes with the territory.
- Dark is Not Evil: Despite her intimidating appearance and weird mannerisms, she's probably the most approachable and least psychotic of the Illusion Admins.
- Malevolent Masked Man: Well, woman, but she wears a face-concealing gas mask, though whether or not she counts as "malevolent" depends on who you're talking to.
- Strange-Syntax Speaker: Never uses first-person pronouns, except when she loses her temper.
Cipher Commander Kyrie (Full name: Valkyrie Elaine Jacobs)Formerly a Peon working under Verax, Kyrie was recently promoted to Commander.
- Ambiguous Disorder: She has some sort of mental illness, but it's unclear what.
- Arch-Enemy: To Pi/Munn and Joseph.
- The Atoner: Not Kyrie by any stretch, but her Lilligant is a shell of her former self due to remorse for her past deeds.
- Awesome Mc Coolname: Her first name is Valkyrie. (Her mother had high hopes for her).
- Axe-Crazy: When she gets into it.
- Badass Normal: Is capable of fighting Pi while he's in Powered Armor by virtue of being just that Axe-Crazy.
- Batter Up: Her Weapon of Choice is a baseball bat.
- Because I'm Good at It: Her reasoning for not leaving Cipher or her life of crime basically breaks down to this.
- Berserk Button: Harming her violin.
- Beware the Silly Ones: No matter her Cloudcuckoolander tendencies, the woman can get violent.
- Broken Bird: Her Lilligant, Ophelia.
- Captain Ersatz: Essentially, what would happen if Bad Girl was portrayed by Emilie Autumn.
- Cloudcuckoolander: Illustrated nicely when she tried to jump up and down to defy gravity.
- Cute and Psycho: She is quite attractive, and has a certain girlish quality about her. Yet it bears repeating that she is not sane and extremely dangerous.
- Dating Catwoman: Is in a relationship with Sparkers.
- Disproportionate Retribution: Tries to murder Joeseph for breaking her violin. This ends up costing her an eye.
- Elegant Classical Musician: Subverted, Kyrie is anything but elegant.
- Eyepatch of Power: Following the incident that costs her eye.
- Eye Scream: Loses an eye after Wolvie slashes it following her attempt to murder Joseph for breaking her violin.
- Green-Eyed Monster: Towards Paula for managing to catch and Shadow Mt. Battle's Heatran. Not to mention that Kyrie perceives Paula as taking Verax's attention away from his star Peon.
- Hero Killer: Kills Pi, triggering the Reboot.
- Hidden Depths: Unhinged criminal and murderer...incredible violinist. Her conversation with Sparkers indicates that she's also a bit more perceptive than you'd think at first glance.
- Mood-Swinger: Can switch from bubbly to murderous at the drop of a hat.
- Musical Assassin: Excellent musician, and a crazed killer.
- Norse by Norsewest: Her maternal grandmother was from the Pokeworld equivalent of Norway.
- Odd Friendship: Between her and Sparkers. One is an unrepentant criminal and murderer. The other is a proponent of justice (never mind the fact that he's an Arcanine). Despite this, they have a genuine friendship.
- Perky Female Minion: Is very energetic.
- Pint-Sized Powerhouse: Is only 5'4", but deadly enough with a bat that she can fight cyborgs.
- Politically Incorrect Villain: Calls Joseph a faggot on two different occasions, though she might just be saying it to get a rise out of Pi/Munn.
- Psychopathic Manchild: Well, womanchild, and it's zig-zagged somewhat. Kyrie can switch from childlike insults to a Cluster F-Bomb at the drop of a hat.
- Sadist: Somewhat different from other Cipher members such as Paula, however: while Paula is terribly fond of emotional suffering, Kyrie would much rather bash people's heads in.
- Softspoken Sadist: Her Froslass, Bathory.
- Shout-Out: All of her mons are named after things.. We have Emilie the Kricketune, Jimi the Bouffalant, and Ophelia the Lilligant. Her Froslass, Bathory, is named after a famous murderess, Elizabeth Bathory. And more recently, we have Clara the Zangoose (Clara Schumann) Camille the Mismagius (Camille Saint-Saens) and Joanna the Flygon (Joanna Newsom).
- The Stoic: Emilie, her Kricketune, remains calm in almost every situation.
- Cape Busters: Neo-Galactic has specialized Grunts particularly for taking down Aurics called Excubitors.
- Evil vs. Evil: Are rivals with the Illusion Project.
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: Titan himself is, though his underlings tend to be far less noble.
Galactic Commander/Cipher Commander/Neo-Galactic Leader Titan, aka Lawrence CainA Galactic Commander who decided to try continuing Cyrus' plans, and Lucius's father.
- Archnemesis Dad: To Lucius.
- Cain and Abel: Killed his own abusive brother who later became a Pokémon smuggler, prying Sidious' ball from his corpse.
- Cold Ham: Despite his stoicism he has a flair for the dramatic, especially while battling.
- Cynicism Catalyst: Used to be part of a J-Team-esque group of trainers called the Wanderers before they dissolved after defeating an unknown foe who managed to break their bonds, leading him on the path to become the man he is in the present.
- Disappeared Dad: Left Lucius to pursue his ill-advised goals.
- Dual Wielding: Dual wields Auric kali sticks.
- The Empath: Is Aura-sensitive, which is ironic considering his desire of a world free of emotion.
- Evil Uncle: To Psyche, Trip, and Trish. Especially in Psyche's case since he didn't bother taking her in once she got abandoned.
- Heel Realization: Has one after Lucius and Psyche work together in order to have the former give him a "Reason You Suck" Speech, though it's not quite enough to fully make him stop his plans right until the Ranger-2 arc.
- Kick the Dog: Despite not being completely evil, Titan has shown himself to be capable of doing some really dickish acts such as:
- Having Regina Shadowed mainly to prove a point to Jacob about how unmatched he was, sending him into a Heroic B.S.O.D..
- He abandoned his own niece Psyche to a life on the streets in an attempt at grooming her for life as a career criminal and demonstrated no signs of repentance whatsoever upon being confronted about it.
- Manipulative Bastard: Hardly a master at his game, but still has enough skill at manipulating emotions to keep Shadow!Crewe under his thumb during the Orre arc.
- Morality Pet: Shadow!Crewe, of all people, starts to become one to him during the Orre arc, and he has shown that he still cares about his son.
- Noble Bigot: Titan proves to have his good qualities, but even after his Heel–Face Turn still hasn't completely excised his views on Pokémon being generally inferior to humans.
- Noble Demon: Titan generally doesn't go out of his way to be evil for the sake of being evil.
- Papa Wolf: Never try to hurt Lucius in front of him.
- Parental Substitute: Becomes this to Crewe as they bond over time.
- Speaks Fluent Animal: Can understand Monese, but views mons as little more than animals and tools, the former view he ended up passing on to Lucius.
- The Stoic: He tries to follow Cyrus' example in this regard, though he has shown himself to be Not So Stoic on occasion, including when Omega gets crippled.
- The Unfettered: Attempts to maintain this image, with varying degrees of success.
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: Much like Cyrus he seeks to create a better world.
- Wicked Cultured: He's very well-spoken, his Pokemon are named after the letters of the Greek alphabet, and he often quotes Shakespeare in conversation. However, he is incapable of speaking the Pokéverse equivalent of Latin.
- You Are a Credit to Your Race: Tells Crow that he did well "for a Murkrow" after a successful mission in the Haruba Desert, and thinks of Omega as different from other mons.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: In keeping with his position as a Galactic commander, though his is greying slightly.
- Your Days Are Numbered: During the Re: Glitch arc it's revealed that overuse of his powers over the years have given him only around a year to live.
Omega (Infernape, Female)Titan's starter.
- Bare-Fisted Monk: Part Fighting type.
- Blood Knight: Loves a good fight.
- Game-Breaking Injury: Sidious' neck snap leaves her paralyzed from the neck down.
- Neck Snap: Sidious snaps her neck with his bare hand, which she survives, but leaves her paralyzed.
- Playing with Fire: Part Fire type.
Sidious (Alakazam, Male)
- I Fight for the Strongest Side: Betrays Titan because he finds him too weak and soft.
- Mind Rape: Turned the original Herbert into an empty shell.
- Offing the Offspring: Possesses a desire to murder his own progeny Maul, and berates Titan for not being willing to do the same to his own son.
- Psychic Powers: As a Psychic type.
- The Starscream: Betrays Titan and cripples Omega due to finding the former too weak.
- The Sociopath: Has many signs of being one, such as his utter Lack of Empathy, desire to murder his own child, and lack of remorse for any of the things he's done.
Cipher Peon Aelia Morgan / Neo-Galactic Commander IoA Peon working under Titan, as well as one of Cipher's scientists. She is also a descendant of Fukurou.
- To Crewe. Or at least, she regards Crewe as one - Crewe doesn't seem to view her as anything more than an annoyance.
- She is however a closer one to Maggie since they're both cousins and she snagged Tide from her.
- Ascended Extra: Started off as a nameless Shady Scientist in Holon before becoming a major antagonist in Orre.
- For the Evulz: Her having Shadow!Crewe attack Straw on his birthday basically breaks down to this.
- Good Scars, Evil Scars: Has a set of disfiguring scars running across her face, courtesy of Crewe.
- Hot Scientist: At least according to her she was pretty attractive prior to her scarring.
- Kick the Dog:
- The aforementioned having Shadow!Crewe attack Straw on his birthday solely to make him suffer.
- When Maggie and Tide confront her on Shadowing the latter, especially given the fact that Tide was her original starter, she replies that Tide is "far more useful when she can actually work up the guts to hurt something instead of cowering in the corner."
- Lack of Empathy: Cares little for most other people.
- Moral Myopia: Is pissed that Deimos got killed fighting the J-Team and wants revenge, despite having taken pleasure in breaking the relationships of others long beforehand.
- Sadist: Aelia loves reveling in the pain of others.
- Only Sane Woman: Is one of the few Cipher members to realize that antagonizing the J-Team is not a good idea.
- The Starscream: During the Ranger-2 arc she usurps Titan and takes over Team Neo-Galactic for herself and the other Admins, feeling that he's gotten too soft.
- Playing with Syringes: She was one of the scientists working on Cipher's multityping program, and will work for anyone willing to deal with her lack of ethics.
- Unholy Matrimony: Was in a relationship with Deimos, until he died.
Cipher Admin Alexiel/Allen AvadoniaHead of Cipher's Resources department and also a very capable thief.
- Arch-Enemy: Lucius's, though the feeling isn't mutual as Alexiel considers him to be be merely an annoyance.
- Bait-and-Switch Boss: Appeared to be ready to face Lucius, Crow and Tagg alongside Titan, but he instead makes an excuse to run away and leave Titan to fight alone.
- Bunny-Ears Lawyer: Acts extremely silly, but is actually quite competent.
- Crazy-Prepared: He knew exactly what to do to keep Lyuri under his command and no matter what they tried, Crow, Duke, Lucius and Lyuri could do nothing to stop him from escaping, he successfully knocked out Ghostus to prevent a Mean Look and bluffed about a hostage and once that plan failed against Lucius, who blocked all exits through Gamma, he simply teleported out with a Gallade's help.
- Double Agent: Serves as one for Titan in the Illusion Project.
- Faux Affably Evil: He's silly and keeps a very casual attitude, which only makes his sadism even more noticeable.
- Enigmatic Minion: Nothing is known about him other than his name and even then it's hard to tell if it's his real one or not. As we learn later, it isn't.
- Everyone Has Standards: Just about everyone, hero and villain alike, dislikes Alexiel, with Titan only letting him stay around in Neo-Galactic because he's useful and makes it very clear that he'll kill him if he tries to betray him.
- It Amused Me: Why he does most of what he does.
- Karma Houdini: Manages to escape the J-Team completely unharmed during the Resources raid. His plans ultimately succeed as he got what he wanted and escaped completely unharmed.
- Kick the Dog: He absolutely loves doing evil things just to be a prick.
- Malevolent Masked Man: Wears a smiling opera mask and happens to be a villain.
- Master of Illusion: His Zoroark makes a lot of use of his Illusion ability.
- The Mole: Managed to infiltrate the PEFE as Hikari's assistant.
- Morality Pet: His sister, Alexia, and his Zoroark seem to be the only things he cares about, at least he cares enough about the latter enough to not turn it into a Shadow Pokémon. In Alexia's case, it's subverted when it's revealed that she was Lyuri and that she was blackmailed by him into working for Cipher.
- Ninja: Part of his motif, he even carries kunais with him.
- Obfuscating Stupidity: He may act silly, but he's very smart and does his job very well.
- Offscreen Teleportation: Literally pops up from the ground in front of two random peons when being talked about.
- Paranoia Fuel: Invoked. Tries to invoke this on Lucius with relative success and is indirectly responsible for Sakura's paranoia. This is also how he managed to get Lyuri completely under his control.
- Phantom Thief: The other part of his motif.
- The Reveal: He turns out to be Hikari's assistant, Allen.
- Rule of Cool: He invokes this, preferring to make things in flashy ways instead of just doing them in a more sensible way.
- Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Decides to run from the Resources HQ instead of trying to defend it via secret exit.
- Signature Move: Zoroark is his signature mon.
- Villainous Breakdown: A mild one after the warehouse incident. It doesn't take too long before he's back to causing trouble.
- Villains Out Shopping: He's often seen sleeping in his office and playing Mario Kart during a meeting.
Cipher Commander/Neo-Galactic Commander Brent MammorA Cipher operative working under Tokerev. A Commander in Cipher that was passed up for a promotion due to a mistake on the part of a subordinate (though it was blamed on Mammor). Contemptuous and self serving, Mammor only desire is to be promoted to Admin.
- Arch-Enemy: To Ren for ruining his leg.
- Ambition Is Evil: Is consumed by his desire to become an Admin.
- The Cracker: Is a skilled hacker.
- Crippling Overspecialization: Mammor is next to useless in combat without his whip.
- Humiliation Conga: Mammor receives one at the end of the Orre Arc. It starts with his bomb being a dud, and then it just gets worse for Mammor from there. With Sam Mean Looking the Shadow Natu; Karliah stealing his whip; Ren snagging four of Mammor's Shadow mons; Lady and Jack wiping the floor with Mammor's mons; Devilotte and her Army of Deltas preventing an Explosion AND preventing a clean escape; Hecate and Pierre evolving and severely burning Mammor's right hand with a combo; Mini!Optimus Prime knocking Mammor down a hole in the floor Mammor created himself; and final had a No Holds Barred Beat Down by Fem!Pent, Jack, and Lady.
- Just Between You and Me: Mammor does this to Ren regarding how he ruined his leg.
- Mind Rape: Gets subjected to this by his own fears and is left a shell of a man after making one last attempt on Ren.
- Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: Mammor would have gotten his promotion is he hadn't started to gloat about how his previous plans with Ren failed but succeeded this time, thus pressing Ren's Berserk Button and sending Ren into a Tranquil Fury state allowing him to escape.
- Revenge Before Reason: His main flaw, pursuing revenge on those who have wronged or managed to best him somehow no matter what.
- Somebody Set Up Us the Bomb:
- Mammor does this with an Electrode to Pent, Sam, and Tesse via Teleport during the Resources raid.
- Then he pulls it again on the same three during the R+D raid.
- Attempted twice during the finale. The first time the the bomb turned out to be a dud. The second time Mammor ordered his Shadow Golem to use Explosion, but this was stopped due to the timely arrival of a Delta Psyduck with the Damp ability.
- Whip It Good: Mammor has a glowing red energy whip as his personal weapon.
Anka MotylA young woman from the Pokeverse analogue of Poland who more or less joined for the paycheck and serves as their medic.
- Animal Motifs: Hers happen to be butterflies, specifically Vivillon, of which she has every known variety.
- Punch Clock Villain: Is really only with Neo-Galactic for the paycheck and isn't personally evil.
- The Medic: Has some medical training due to her father being a doctor.
- Shrinking Violet: Is very shy normally.
- What Happened to the Mouse?: It's uncertain what happened to her following Neo-Galactic's collapse.
Zrone and Affiliates
Zrone DyspavA paranoid Sinn madman bent on creating a new universe where mankind is no longer reliant on Pokémon.
- Cyborg: Has cybernetics (His skeletal structure, respiratory, and circulatory systems) combined with an exoskeleton, including a powerful laser fired from his cybernetic left eye.
- Evil Is Petty: Zrone doesn't take losses well, and has Tagg and others on his hit list for their part in disrupting his plans.
- Gadgeteer Genius: Has built robot guardians, robots with functioning Protean abilities, performed his own cyborg enhancement surgeries, invented an indestructible defense system, a staff that manipulates time-space, and a massive bipedal artillery robot that could sustain attacks from three full teams at once while giving as good as it got. Required, since he knows he's so awful at working with his own Pokémon, he has to make up for it.
- Half the Man He Used to Be: Gets torn in half during the Boyleland Heatran's rampage, but survives due to being a cyborg and puts himself back together by the time of the Avalon battle, though it still leaves Tagg, Blitz, and Jacob wondering how he managed to survive that.
- Lack of Empathy: His reaction when Tagg cites his crimes of unethical experimentation, attempted murder, and tendency to backstab as reasons he and the others refuse to form a partnership with him to fight Glitches during Re: Glitch is to simply remark that he sees all lives as expendable, including his own.
- The Paranoiac: Zrone is an extremely paranoid person who trusts next to no one.
- Pragmatic Villainy: When trying to form an alliance with the J-Team he argues that he'll continue his experiments but leave them alone because fighting them hasn't turned out well for him.
- Smug Snake: The only thing bigger than Zrone's paranoia is perhaps his sense of arrogance, especially when he thinks he's won.
- Super Mode: Had several Key Stones for Mega Evolving several mons at once.
- Visionary Villain: Dreams of an independent humanity without Pokémon.
- We Will Meet Again: Says this verbatim almost every time he manages to escape.
- Time Master: When using his special staff, which turns out to be an artificial Arceus egg. During the Boyleland battle he used it to rewind the damage his mons took, as well as suspend Aya and Gogie in time.
- Unwilling Roboticization: Has a habit of adding cybernetics to Pokémon against their will, often without anesthesia as he simply can't be bothered to care.
LengA ruthless Obscuric assassin contracted by Zrone in order to murder Tagg, Jacob, Crow, and Verax for their part in ruining his plans.
- Captain Ersatz: Of Kai Leng.
- Cyborg: Following getting sniped by Verax, he became one through unknown means, making him extra durable.
- Dragon Knight: When using his dragon Obscura to form armor, he forms a dragon's head helm around his head.
- Hero Killer: Seriously injured both Jacob and Verax when they battled him independently, and were it not for Ludmilla and Balthazar respectively he would've succeeded in murdering them.
- No One Could Survive That!: Lampshaded by Verax when he recounts how Tokarev had him assassinate Leng at range with a high-powered sniper rifle.
- Only in It for the Money: Hunts Tagg, Crow, Jacob, and Verax mainly because Zrone is paying him to.
- Politically Incorrect Villain: Like his namesake, he's bigoted against human/mon relationships according to Word of God, though he's yet to properly exercise this.
- Signature Move: Tsubame Gaeshi, a sword technique using an odachi construct that tends to kill pretty much anything that isn't properly armored.
- Soul Power: Is a Ghost Obscuric.
- Captain Ersatz: Of the same group from Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door.
- Master Race: Think nothing of trying to extinct humanity and other mons in order to revive the Alakagross civilization.
- The Remnant: Are made up of one of the bigger Alakagross remnants.
Sir GrodusLeader of the X-Nauts, a Metagross bent on world domination using the power of the Crystal Stars.
- Big Bad: Of the HTYD miniarc.
- Manipulative Bastard: Plays Squealer like a fiddle, though admittedly it's not too hard to do so.
Lord CrumpSir Grodus' second in command, an Alakazam.
- Death by Adaptation: He dies during the raid of the X-Naut base on the Moon.
- The Dragon: Grodus' second in command.
- Hoist by His Own Petard: Accidentally rips a hole into the hull of the Moon base using the Magnus von Grapple 2.0's Dreamstalk-powered laser beam while trying to kill Lancelot, leading to his spacing.
- A Nazi by Any Other Name: Neo-Flare runs decidedly fascist.
- Aristocrats Are Evil: A number of the high ranking officials either come from noble families or have noble heritage themselves.
- Badass Longcoat: The Admins all wear long black longcoats and are incredibly skilled trainers.
- The Remnant: Is made up of and led by former Team Flare personnel.
Illusion Member/Neo-Flare Boss Constantin PerillouxA former member of Team Flare under Mathilde with a crush on Fool and a burning hatred of Tagg. He also happens to be Odin's cousin.
- Abusive Parents: Mentions that his father treated him badly due to his powers, and his mother was neglectful.
- All Love Is Unrequited:
- Has a crush on Sol, but she only sees him as a friend. The "friend" part evaporates once she figures out Constantin's true nature.
- Though it's revealed later by Lars that she possibly had feelings for him as well caused by nearly a year of separation from Tagg.
- Ambiguous Disorder: He has something off with him, showing signs of sociopathy/APD, bi-polarism and schizophrenia in particular, but the exact disorder remains unknown due to his refusal to see a psychologist.
- Aristocrats Are Evil: From a formerly aristocratic family, grew up in an aristocratic environment, and nasty as hell.
- Axe-Crazy: He's murderously insane beneath his mask.
- Bastard Bastard: Shaka confesses to Tagg that Constantin was the result of an affair his mother had with another man.
- Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Can be quite polite and nice-seeming, but if his veneer gets chipped off his true nasty personality comes forth.
- Blade Below the Shoulder/Wolverine Claws: His preferred constructs consist of these types of weapons, being Bagh Nakhas◊, Katars◊ and Pata◊ blades in particular.
- Bloody Murder: Can manipulate his own exposed blood using telekinesis.
- Born Unlucky: Nothing ever goes in his favor, even when it seems to. Maybe being born on January 13th, 1989 has something to do with it.
- Brains and Brawn: The Brawn to Odin's Brain.
- Chick Magnet: Is actually pretty smooth with the ladies.
- Depraved Bisexual: Revealed during the third major fight. Word of God states that part of the reason Constantin hates Tagg so much apart from his obsession with Sol is that he can't process his attraction to him.
- Desperately Craves Affection: Due to being neglected and abused as a child, he desperately craves the love and affection of others in an incredibly unhealthy manner.
- Eye Scream: In his third fight involving Tagg, Sol manages to crush his left eye with one of her Obscura tentacles in a surprise attack.
- Expy: In line with the rest of the Neo-Flare Admins. While appearance wise he was based on France, personality and motive wise he was based heavily on Dio Brando.
- French Jerk: Kalosian and a real asshole.
- Friend to All Children: Oddly enough, he is very kind to children, and hates it when they witness violence or other such nastiness in his presence.
- Good Hair, Evil Hair: Many passing comments have been made about his Evil Twin esque Van Dyke styled facial hair.
- Good Smoking, Evil Smoking: Definitely on the evil side, he loves his cigarettes.
- Green-Eyed Monster: His envy and jealousy of Tagg for being Fool's boyfriend is the main reason for his seething hatred. Especially when coupled with his racism.
- Hero Killer: Managed to kill both Tagg and Sol in Salvador's native timeline.
- Hindu Mythology: According to Word of God, Constantin's habits in combat are based on that of the Hindu goddess Kali, though he is not even close to a good force like she is.
- Impoverished Patrician: Was rich until his parents squandered the family fortune, and he spent the rest on Team Flare membership.
- In Love with the Mark: Was originally Fool's guide because Team Flare wanted info on the J-Team, but ended up falling in love with her.
- Internalized Categorism: Despite the fact that he is quite racist, he himself is half Romani from his father's side. He's aware of this and hates himself for it, but feels that it traps him to be nothing more than a thief.
- Lean and Mean: Is about 6'3", thin, and very mean.
- Love Hungry: Before it was revealed how much of an ass he was, he attempted to deceive and manipulate Solana into loving him over Tagg. Even going as far as attempted sabotage and outright attempted murder.
- Mama's Baby, Papa's Maybe:
- Both Snowman and Remy's grandmother infer that Constantin could possibly be the result of an affair his mother had with another man since the Perilloux's disliked Aurics.
- Confirmed to be the case during a conversation with Shaka. As his "father" was sterile.
- Man of Wealth and Taste: Dresses in a sophisticated manner, but it only seems to highlight his slimy nature. Though it seems like sometimes it looks like he just came out of the Kalosian Enlightenment Age with that justaucorps he always wears.
- Manipulative Bastard: Is quite skilled at playing people's emotions against them and twisting words to suit his ends.
- Meaningful Appearance: One of his more notable features is a pair of coffee-brown eyes. It's a clue to his true heritage.
- Mind Rape: Manages to do this to Tagg, though he manages to recover the day after thanks to the help of Ever and PEFE!Every.
- Mixed Ancestry: Romani on his biological father's side, PokéEnglish on his mother's.
- Morality Pet:
- Despite mostly being a horrible person, he does truly care about Fool, who he refers to as mon piaf.
- This gets thrown out of the window come the first Neo-Flare base raid. Now he wants her head too, literally.
- My Master, Right or Wrong: His mons are mostly aware that he's not right in the head, but the Vow keeps them by his side.
- Noble Male, Roguish Male: Appears to be the Noble to Tagg's Roguish on the surface, but under actual inspection it's inverted.
- Overly Long Name: His full name is Constantin Minucius Rufus Perilloux.
- Pet the Dog:
- Despite being racist and kind of a bully he's friendly towards children.
- He also seems to genuinely care about his Pokémon. Specifically Shaka and Kahina.
- Politically Incorrect Villain: As a former Flare member, he still shares their philosophy on what should be done with "deadwood" and is quite racist, having referred to Tagg as a "filthy negré" on two separate occasions.
- Power at a Price: Can use the Gates, but his overuse of them over the years has shortened his lifespan by decades and ruined his health. According to both Salvador and Word of God, he has roughly 11 years left before dying. He's only about 26.
- Power Limiter: Wears two silver cuffs around his wrists that limit his psychic abilities.
- Psychic-Assisted Suicide: How he killed his parents.
- Psychic Powers: Happens to be a fairly powerful psychic.
- Punch Clock Villain: Not him, but his mons aren't really evil though they are bound by the Vow to obey him. Particularly Shaka, who ends up helping Tagg a bit when he's off the clock.
- Red Oni, Blue Oni:
- The Red Oni to Tagg's Blue.
- As well as the Red Oni to Odin's Blue.
- And the Red to his son Salvador's Blue.
- Scars Are Forever / Good Scars, Evil Scars: He gains a long, jagged scar from the right corner of his mouth down to his collarbone after his first fight with Tagg.
- Self-Made Orphan: Shaka reveals to Tagg that Constantin ended up killing his parents at 15 for their abuse.
- Start of Darkness: His Alakazam Brutus dying had a major effect on his psyche.
- Sympathy for the Devil: Upon learning his backstory Tagg feels a little pity for him despite all the trouble Constantin has caused him, though he still tries to stop him at every opportunity.
- Tall, Dark and Snarky: Certainly doesn't suffer from a shortage of sarcastic opinions (even if he's blond rather than dark haired).
- Too Kinky to Torture: As evident by the attempted interrogation of Constantin, it seems that torture pleases him more than pains him (not to mention he seems to be quite fond of the anthologies of the Marquis de Sade and Leopold Sacher-Masoch.)
- Torture Technician: His original job back when he was in Team Flare was the torture using interrogator.
- The Unfettered: Constantin has no issue using whatever means necessary to achieve his goals.
- Used to Be a Sweet Kid: Was very sweet natured as a child until Brutus died.
- Whip It Good: Can use his telekinesis to make a whip out of his blood.
- Wicked Cultured: Certainly has a taste for the fine arts.
- With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: Is far more powerful when his limiters are off or are slacked, but it comes at the cost of his mental stability.
- Worthy Opponent: Admits during his confrontation with Tagg and Sol that he's gained a grudging respect for them due to their being such massive thorns in his side, though it just makes him want to take their heads as trophies upon killing them.
- Yank the Dog's Chain: Every time things seem to be going his way, his gains get taken away with him. Though It can be hard to feel sorry for him.
Shaka the GalladeOne of Constantin's first mons, and one of his most loyal.
- Battle Butler: Takes on this role for Constantin.
- Foil: To Muddy, as the two mons have been with their trainers for roughly similar amounts of time, but their interpretations of the Vow differ. This also stretches to their fighting styles, as like the rest of Tagg's mons he tends to be a Barrier Warrior while Shaka's style is mostly offensive.
- Hero Killer: Killed Muddy in Salvador's native timeline with a Leaf Blade right through the throat, which his future self regrets to this day.
- Honor Before Reason: Is honor bound to The Vow despite knowing the awful actions of his trainer.
- The Jeeves: He's very polite, quite devoted to his trainer and much more level headed than him too.
- My Master, Right or Wrong: He loyally obeys Constantin's orders despite knowing how cruel and morally bankrupt most of them are and hating it.
- Punch Clock Villain: Despite being loyal to Constantin and willing to do his dirty work due to his interpretation of the Vow, Shaka isn't evil at all.
- Servile Snarker: Is quite sarcastic most of the time.
- Undying Loyalty: A Deconstructed version of this trope.
- Worthy Opponent: Considers Muddy this, and the feeling's mutual.
Kahina the MedichamAn elderly Medicham who is another one of Constantin's oldest and most loyal Pokemon.
- Battle Butler: Acts as a sort towards Constantin, being a kind of nanny figure during his childhood.
- The Caretaker: Is often seen tending Constantin's wounds and nursing him back to health after draining battles.
- Honor Before Reason: Due to the Vow, she follows her trainer's orders to a fault.
- My Master, Right or Wrong: Is willing to carry out any of Constantin's wishes.
- Parental Substitute: Assumed the maternal role for Constantin during his childhood as his own mother was neglectful.
- Punch Clock Villain: Like Shaka, she's none too happy about her situation.
- Undying Loyalty: Towards her trainer, despite him being destructive.
Neo-Flare Admin Maria von BoehmA feisty, vain and beautiful PokeGerman weapons enthusiast who heads the Espionage & Interrogation department of Neo-Flare, as well as managing the Armory and recruit training. She is quite the flirt, and constantly peruses Constantin.
- All Girls Want Bad Boys: Has a preference for the none-too-nice guys who give her the cold shoulder. Though it's understandable, as she isn't a paragon of purity herself.
- An Axe to Grind: The massive halberd she carries around is one of her defining characteristics.
- Aristocrats Are Evil: She's actually is a member of an established PokeGerman noble family, complete with a Family Bramble befitting of European nobility (including some Habsburg heritage!).
- Artistic License – Gun Safety: Lampshaded when she threatened Pentigan by holding two Desert Eagles in Gangsta Style. It was pointed out that she would shatter her wrists if she fired them. Which she concedes that that is the case, and that he is no fun for pointing it out.
- Ax-Crazy: She's violently mentally unstable and her weapon of choice is even a halberd.
- Bad Boss: Is this towards her assistant Marcus.
- The Baroness: Sexpot variety. The German accent helps.
- Black Widow: Had ten previous boyfriends whom she all killed once she grew bored with them. They made good fertilizer for her roses.
- Blood Knight: With matching Blood Lust, she loves a good fight.
- Blue Blood: A pedigree example, with all that entails.
- Boke and Tsukkomi Routine: The dynamic between her and Marcus has flavors of this.
- Bunny-Ears Lawyer: Despite her flighty and flirtatious personality, she is evidently a quite capable combat trainer and spy.
- Clingy Jealous Girl: It's implied that her disdain for Odin was because he took Constantin's attention away from her.
- Combat Stilettos: Wears high-heels that make her even taller when she's naturally about 5'11" without them, including in the midst of combat.
- Dark Action Girl: She's a very deadly individual combatant.
- Dark Chick: Very quirky and manipulative.
- Evil Twin: Is revealed to be one of these with her fraternal twin brother, Marius. Whom by her accounts is sweet natured and soft spoken.
- Expy: Comes off as a mix between Harley Quinn and Grell Sutcliff.
- Femme Fatale: Is often described as a Rhine beauty.
- Friendly Enemy: Forms this dynamic with Neo-Illusion admin Mathilde, who seem to be on good terms with each other and even go out for tea from time to time.
- The Gadfly: Often is incessant with her teasing towards her fellow admin, Lex.
- Gratuitous German: Often peppers her dialogue with her native tongue, liebling being among her most common phrases.
- Gun Nut: Carries around two Desert Eagles along with her Halberd at all times.
- In Love with Love: It's been implied that Maria seems to be more in love with the concept of being in love than actually being in love herself. Since all of her previous relationships have ended in disaster (for them at least).
- Knife Nut: Is often seen picking her teeth and nails with stiletto blades.
- Love Freak: Was a Shipper on Deck for a while, though this is more muted now that she is an admin.
- Mad Love: Is like this towards Constantin and Marcus.
- Mistress and Servant Boy: Forms this dynamic with Marcus.
- The Musketeer: Uses both a halberd and firearms.
- Out with a Bang: According to Word of God some of her past suitors were killed when her attempts at erotic asphyxiation just turned into asphyxiation.
- Perky Female Minion: Is very energetic.
- Raven Hair, Ivory Skin: Black hair and very pale skin. In fact she's the second palest in the RP after Alys.
- Red Eyes, Take Warning: The color of rage and passion! How beautiful.
- Red Oni, Blue Oni: The Red to Marcus's Blue.
- Regal Ringlets: Styles her long hair this way.
- Sitcom Archnemesis: With Liú.
- Statuesque Stunner: She's 5'11" without heels, and over 6 feet with them.
- Torture Technician: Takes up the mantle at Neo-Flare as Constantin is busy doing boss stuff.
- The Vamp: A classic black widow, once she's done with a guy she often kills them.
- The Von Trope Family: von Boehm. Justified in that age actually is [German] nobility.
- Yandere: Will violently murder any and all threats to her getting with a romantic interest if given the chance.
Neo-Flare Admin Lex (Full Name: Alexandre Felix Ambroise Rashid Cain)The rather nervous and timid yet brilliant head of Research & Development for Neo-Flare after Odin's passing. Also happens to be Cleo de Nile and Leonard Cain's future kid.
- Adorkable: Despite being aligned with the evil team, he's actually a shy and hospitable fellow. He's also a bit clueless and has a genuine love for his work and helping other people with his machines.
- Artificial Limbs: Cut off his own arm to replace it with a state of the art cybernetic limb that can be used for pretty much anything.
- Angst? What Angst?: Despite being trapped in the past and working for a team with less than kosher morals, he seems to keep himself quite chipper. [invoked]
- Antagonist Abilities: Possesses several of them, but mostly employs a stalling tactic when in a combat.
- Expy: Is a mix of Yarne and Peridot in personality.
- Fan Boy: Goes on hours long gushes of Stefan Galaxy and Brigoo when hosting for Brie and Pianis.
- Gadgeteer Genius: Is an absolutely brilliant robotics inventor.
- Genius Ditz: While there's no doubt he's a brilliant inventor, he's rather dopey when it comes to interacting with other people. He's also a Horrible Judge of Character who tends to make bad decisions without Salvador or his sister Lucrece there to guide him.
- Just Following Orders: Most of his actions in Neo-Flare by this point are more of Constantin's commands than any actual real malice on Lex's part.
- Kid from the Future: Cleo and Leonard's child from the same Bad Future Salvador and Lillianna come from.
- Lovable Coward: He's not the bravest of individuals, but still pretty likable.
- Nervous Wreck: Most of the time he's pretty nervous due to the less than moral people he's around.
- Odd Name Out: One of the few Cain's whose name doesn't start with the letter L. Subverted in that his nickname — and the name most people refer to him by — does start with L.
- Punch Clock Villain: Cares more about the fact that he gets to invent than actually committing crimes or Constantin's ideology.
- Reluctant Mad Scientist: Is more interested in inventing itself than actually assisting with Neo-Flares' mad plans.
- Transgender: He was DFAB.
Neo-Flare Secretary Marcus C. RothschildMaria's suave and stoic PokeBritish Hypercompetent Sidekick. Incredibly formal and business minded, he manages Finance and Stocktake in Neo-Flare. He used to be a member of Neo-Illusion but got transferred because of a deal between Maria and Neo-Illusion admin Mathilde.
- Adjusting Your Glasses: All the time.
- Beleaguered Assistant: He's not really that pumped about being Maria's assistant.
- Beleaguered Bureaucrat: Is often swamped in paperwork and overtime due to Maria.
- Boke and Tsukkomi Routine: The dynamic between him and Maria has flavors of this.
- British Stuffiness: Is quite a no-nonsense fellow.
- Captain Ersatz: Of William T. Spears.
- The Comically Serious: Most of the comedy arising from Marcus is how serious he reacts to everything.
- Four Eyes, Zero Soul: He wears glasses and happens to be a Neo-Flare member. Make no mistake, despite being one of the more stable members he's just as ruthless.
- Ice King: He is naturally frigid and cold in personality. Slightly less so when Maria is not around.
- Informed Judaism: Was mentioned to have celebrated Rosh Hashanah. Justified in that his current environment wouldn't be too welcoming to the fact, and thus he keeps quiet about it.
- Mistress and Servant Boy: Forms this dynamic with Maria.
- Mysterious Middle Initial: What does the C stand for, anyway?
- Only Sane Man: Is so far the most "normal" and sane of the lot.
- Perpetual Frowner: Has not been shown to smile.
- Red Oni, Blue Oni: The Blue to Maria's Red.
- Serious Business: Makes sense as he treats everything like it's a business.
- Servile Snarker: Despite being Maria's secretary, he's often the most blunt and snarky towards her.
- Sharp-Dressed Man: Wears an impeccably kept black suit, as per usual for the Neo-Flare brass.
- Stiff Upper Lip: The reason why Maria chose him over the other spies she caught is that he refused to break under pressure.
- Stoic Spectacles: Calm and collected, he wears glasses.
- Surrounded by Idiots: Frequently picks up the slack of the other employees.
- Tall, Dark and Snarky: Quite the looker and the snarker.
Neo-Flare Admin LiúThe recently hired Manager of the Armory and "Public Relations." A serene and calm [Shanghainese] man, he was already an established arms and drug dealer in the underground world before being hired by Neo-Flare.
- Bile Fascination: The only reason he joined Neo Flare in the first place is because he was curious about Lex's inventions and Constantin's knowledge of the Gates. He otherwise has no true loyalty towards Neo Flare.
- Captain Ersatz: Of Lau.
- Erudite Stoner: His chilled out attitude might be due to the fact that he's often — at the very least perceived — to be on some sort of drug.
- Eyes Always Shut: Only opens them slightly on occasion. Usually not a good sign.
- Only One Name: His first name is not known.
- Perpetual Smiler: Has a smile that never falters.
- Sitcom Archnemesis: With Maria.
- The Triads and the Tongs: Is a well established criminal leader in his own right before being hired by Flare, and the nature of his business indicates ties to [Chinese] crime mobs.
- Troll: Often is obtuse and confusing for the sake of being obtuse and confusing. He especially gets a rise out of taunting Maria.
Cipher Admin/Illusion Member/Neo-Flare Admin Odin/Maxwell RubeloffThe utterly amoral head of Cipher's R&D department who seems to have a grudge against Lina. He also happens to be Constantin's cousin.
- Arch-Enemy: To Chrome and Lina, and later Arika once he finds out her true nature.
- Brains and Brawn: The Brains to his cousin's Brawn.
- Hoist by His Own Petard: His capture and corruption of Ilya is exactly what got him in the end.
- Just Desserts: Gets Eaten Alive by Ilya after the final battle with him.
- Killed Off for Real: Odin finally meets his end during the otherwise lighthearted Hoenn-2 arc.
- Mismatched Eyes: Has one red eye and one blue eye. Again, because his appearance is based on Vincent Nightray (Merely having a blue eye instead of a yellow one.)
- Powered Armor: Uses an armor model he designed to fight Chrome in their final Orre confrontation and ends up delivering a No-Holds-Barred Beatdown.
- Psychopathic Manchild: Has several childlike tendencies, and happens to be really mentally unstable and evil.
- Punctuated Pounding: Does this fighting Chrome in his Powered Armor.
- Red Oni, Blue Oni: The Blue to Constantin's Red.
- Smug Snake: Loves taunting his enemies.
- Torture Technician: Keeps several Magneton around as living torture devices.
- We Will Meet Again: Yells this after losing to Chrome and company for the final time for the Orre arc.
- Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Has a massive phobia of the Beldum line in general and Metagross in particular, which Tokarev mocks him about at one point. This ends up being because his father was killed by Chrome during his rescue of Lina. He manages to get over it by the Orre climax though, unfortunately for Chrome.
- Would Hit a Girl: Gave Shadow!Crewe a nasty mark by striking her.
- You Killed My Father: The main reason he wants revenge on Lina and Chrome, as the latter killed his father rescuing the former.