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Cindy the Cyndaquil/Quilava/Typhlosion

The hot-tempered protagonist. While it is true that she tends to be narrow-minded and aggressive, she also has a clear conscience and deeply cares for her friends and family. Being abused at a young age has soured her outlook on life, but there are times when her friends' optimism rubs off on her.

  • Berserk Button: Do NOT talk about her scar or mention she actually has a bad temper.
  • Big Sister Instinct: She can be very protective of the younger Pokémon including her actual brother, Quinn.
  • Bratty Half-Pint: As a Cyndaquil. She grew out of it.
  • Break the Cutie: She was such a happy little Cyndaquil. Then she met Anonimo...
  • Broken Bird: She's been abused and abandoned by her former trainer, and as a result, ended up embittered with life. Her fiery temper is really a cover for insecurity.
  • Denied Food as Punishment: As a baby Cyndaquil under Anonimo, this was the case whenever she lost a battle or "misbehaved." Unfortunately, she was on the receiving end of a string of Curb-Stomp Battles, which resulted in long periods without food, and getting weaker as time went on. Didn't help that she was frequently kicked and forced into harsh training.
  • Disappeared Dad: We saw him only once during the entire story, when he sets her up to be captured by a (hopefully) benevolent human, because he cannot take care of her. Who is he? Entei.
  • Disney Death: Just about dies when a powerful punch to the chest puts her in cardiac arrest.
  • Good Is Not Soft: Cindy has actually expressed desire to kill anyone who crosses her one too many times.
  • Grumpy Bear: Not always, but she's grumpier compared to other characters.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: She does mellow as she grows older, though.
  • Happily Married: In a Pokémon sense, to Ty.
  • Heel Realization: Realizes she was a complete jerk to Alyssa when the latter finally calls her out on her behavior after the Cyndaquil tried to kill her and nearly killed a Squirtle that tried to stop her.
  • Heroic BSoD: Falls into them when she realizes she's gone too far, as well as specific cases such as:
    • When Anonimo abandoned her.
    • When the Quiltuplets left.
  • Heroic Self-Deprecation: She's prone to this, though what insults she gives herself may vary. Sometimes, she views herself as weak; other times, she views herself as a monster. The former is due to severe abuse that she experienced as a baby, and the latter is due to those moments of losing her temper and nearly killing someone.
  • Kill It with Fire: Cindy's default method of dealing with major threats.
  • Knight in Sour Armor: Her earliest memories involve a certain scumbag that hurt her enough to lower her outlook on life and become a hotheaded jerk. Despite this, she does have a conscience.
  • Missing Mom: For the majority of her time as a Cyndaquil and Quilava, this was the case. Nowadays, after a little prison episode thanks to Anonimo, Cindy is kept in contact with her mother, Jenna.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: What happens when you push her too far...
  • One-Man Army: Yeah, being a Semi-Legendary gives her an unfair advantage...
  • Person of Mass Destruction: One word of advice... DON'T TICK HER OFF.
  • Physical Scars, Psychological Scars: Has a scar on her right arm that also serves as an unpleasant reminder of a certain someone.
  • Shoulder Teammate: As a Cyndaquil—after she and Alyssa are comfortable with each other—she rode Alyssa's shoulder whenever they traveled. Once she evolves into Quilava, however, she's too heavy for Alyssa's shoulder, so she has to walk.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: Feisty and impulsive to Quinn's more calm and sensible nature.
  • Single Woman Seeks Good Man: She falls in love with Ty for his sweet and quiet nature.
  • Sour Outside, Sad Inside: Her temper is just a cover for her low self-esteem from being abused.
  • Technicolor Fire: Her fire turns blue when she's angry enough.
  • "Uh-Oh" Eyes: When her eyes turn blue with a red pupil, run.
  • Violently Protective Girlfriend: Don't mess with anyone that Cindy has a romantic interest in. Chances are that you'll become barbecue.
  • Weasel Mascot: Out of universe, she's come to represent CrazyNutBob's deviantArt account, due to being quite popular with her watchers, whether or not they read the story.
  • Yank the Dog's Chain: Oh, man... this has been repeatedly happening to her since she was born. If she has a period of happiness, expect it to be interrupted by one of the villains in just about the cruelest way possible.
  • You Wouldn't Like Me When I'm Angry!: Cindy has her "amusing" short temper, but on the less-amusing side, she has Blue Fire Frenzy.


Cindy's sweet and naïve trainer. She is a very optimistic person, but is also pretty stubborn. She retains a firm grip on not only the hot-headed protagonist, but her other Pokémon as well. She tends to be a very odd mixture of mature and childish.

  • Be Careful What You Wish For: Her introductory scene has her gushing to her sister over the possibility of getting a Cyndaquil, despite a fire that New Bark suffered the previous month. When she goes to the lab, she does get a Cyndaquil... one that happens to have anger issues and a dislike of trainers and was the one who caused the New Bark fire in the first place. Naturally, Pokémon-to-trainer abuse happens, at least until Alyssa puts her foot down.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Alyssa is not fun when she's mad...
  • Break the Cutie: Although she brought it upon herself by taking Cindy in the first place, it's still harrowing to see a ten-year-old girl being abused by her own Pokémon. Eventually she snaps and gives Cindy a severe tongue-lashing. She does get better, though.
    • Break the Haughty: She seems so confident in her first appearance. Cindy doesn't hesitate to bring her down a peg.
  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander: A mild version. She goes off into her own little world sometimes.
  • Cool Big Sis: A literal case for her sisters Allison and Alexis.
  • Cooldown Hug: Well, more often a cooldown shout towards Cindy when she is in Blue Fire Frenzy.
  • Fluffy Tamer: As a Pokémon trainer... yeah.
  • Full-Name Ultimatum: Early chapters had Alyssa refer to Cindy as "Cyndaquil" when the trainer was mad at her. This is not the case after Cindy evolves, however.
  • Grew a Spine: After rescuing a Squirtle from an angry Cindy, she finally lays down the law and starts scolding Cindy rather harshly. She's the first person to snap Cindy out of Blue Fire Frenzy when this happens.
  • Innocently Insensitive: You could argue that Alyssa was this regarding Cindy in early chapters; luckily, she grows out of it after learning about the root of Cindy's problems. While she couldn't tackle that problem, she does calm down and puts in an effort to be more sensitive.
  • Kid Hero: For the first 90 chapters, or something like that. She's eighteen when Cindy evolves into Typhlosion.
  • Made of Iron: How else did she survive handling an anti-human, emotionally unstable Cyndaquil on her own for a couple of weeks?
  • Name's the Same: Hilariously, she has a doppelganger with the same name as her who happens to be a Gym Leader.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: Maybe if you hadn't followed your distressed Cyndaquil, she wouldn't have tried to kill you, Alyssa!
    • She's one of those responsible for accidentally allowing Malonix to be able to come from their dimension into the Pokémon world (one at a time, though), setting up events that will lead to a final battle with the demons and their leader, the King Malonix.
  • Parental Substitute: To a very reluctant (at first) Cindy, and then later to a newly-hatched Charlie. The latter sums it up by blurting out, "YOU'RE MY MOMMY!"
  • "Reason You Suck" Speech: Alyssa can be mean when you push her too far, if her speeches are anything to go by.
  • Self-Insert: Yep, that's the author right there. Consider it odd how she writes herself being tormented by a Cyndaquil in early chapters, or perhaps that one time where she got bitten by a Malonix (don't worry, she got better).
  • Stepford Smiler: During the first couple of weeks that she owned Cindy, she just bore the Pokémon's abuse and tried to remain cheerful. She snapped when Cindy tried to kill her and a Squirtle (who she saved by capturing).
  • Unfazed Everyman: Too much weird stuff happens for her to be all too surprised anymore.

Cinnamon the Kittiember/Scorchcat/Firequeen

Cindy's best friend and pretty much polar opposite, this pretty kitty is surprisingly cheerful and friendly. But don't think that she can't tear you up if she wanted to.

She's also a Fakemon.

  • Beware the Nice Ones: She has revealed that she has gone Blue Fire Frenzy once, meaning that it is possible to push her too far.
  • Parental Abandonment: Her mother had been killed by Team Vortex grunts, and her father is a Legendary.


Alyssa's cousin and Cinnamon's trainer, she's the oldest and most mature member of the group. However, she is also silly and fun-loving, and she gets along with her cousins very well.

  • Cool Big Sis: In more of a metaphorical sense (she's older than Alyssa).
  • Meganekko: She gets glasses later in the story.


Alyssa's younger sister, she tends to be more direct when talking about a subject and is rather tenacious. Even though she's well versed in sarcasm, she's an agreeable girl most of the time.

  • Cuteness Proximity: She hopes her starter is cute, like Cindy and Cinnamon were. She ends up with Hailey, who was absolutely adorable.
  • Heroes Love Dogs: Fell in love with Whirlpup and chose it for her starter (and named her Hailey).
  • Meganekko: When she starts her journey, she is wearing glasses.

Hailey the Whirlpup/Collisoak/Howliquid

Allison's starter Pokémon, she is a friendly and loyal dog with a knack for sarcasm. She's the only one of the main Pokémon who doesn't give in to some form of craziness, and is constantly questioning the weirdness around her.

She is also a Fakemon.

  • Badass Normal: Compared to the Semi-Legendaries and Celebi, she's pretty much this.
  • Dog Stereotype: Played with. While she is given the Deadpan Snarker trait (which is a archetype used for cats), she does display behavior typical of dogs, such as sniffing and licking her trainer.
    • Her first stage, Whirlpup, is based on a beagle, which are stereotyped as Friend to All Children; sure enough, she likes most humans.
    • Her second stage, Collisoak, is based on a Border Collie, which is the smartest breed. Hailey has averted Dogs Are Dumb after her Obfuscating Stupidity moment in her introduction, and has consistently been a smart character.
    • Her final stage, Howliquid, is based on a wolf.
  • Dogs Are Dumb: Subverted. She's actually pretty smart; she was just excited to begin her journey with Allison.
  • Happily Adopted: She adores her trainer.
  • The Nose Knows: She is often used for tracking, due to being a dog.
  • Noble Wolf: As a Howliquid; friendly and loyal.
  • Only Sane Man: For some reason, she's immune to the type of craziness that inflicts the others so often.


The one and only hallmark of insanity of the entire story, this Legendary (referred to as a female), seems to be messing with everyone's heads. She has a case of wanderlust, and is quite lazy at times, but she still can kick butt if needed.

  • Green Thumb: Check the scene where she grows a tree, possesses it, and uses it to beat up a Steelix.
  • Parental Abandonment: Allison found a Celebi egg in her backyard...
  • Reed Richards Is Useless: That said, she is pretty lazy.
  • Shipper on Deck: She is the ultimate shipper. She ships it, it happens. Makes sense, since she's a time traveler.
  • Time Travel: A natural power of Celebi's. She mostly does it for fun. Any time it's used seriously, she doesn't do much to help the situation.


The younger sister of both Alyssa and Allison, she is a bit of an oddball, and kind of sassy, but she still manages to be a lovable little dork.

Trina the Phanpy/Donphan

Alexis' first Pokémon and a gift from Alyssa, Trina is a consistently dimwitted character, and spouting non-sequiturs any chance she gets. However, her super strength makes her a valuable member of the team.

  • Beware the Silly Ones: She may be a moron, but she can throw you miles away.
  • The Big Guy: "Big" in the sense that she's the strongest (most other characters eventually grow bigger than her).
  • Circus Brat: Was born in the circus. However, due to heavily implied abuse, she ran away. She would have been recaptured had she not run into Alyssa, Cindy, and Eve.

    Other 'Quils 

Ty (aka Ash's Cyndaquil/Quilava as a Typhlosion)

One of the calmer characters, he's one of the nicest guys you'll ever meet. However, he's also a firm fellow, and is quite fiery when riled up. He also has a terrifying dark side given to him by a Malonix.

  • Beware the Nice Ones: Yeah, it's best that you stay on his easygoing good side. And not meet him under a Blood Moon.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: Turns out killing the Malonix that bit him only ensured that Ty's dark side stayed alive, which is brought out during a Blood Moon. Cindy is understandably upset with him.
  • Purple Is Powerful: Yeah... when he emits purple fire, he could go toe-to-toe with BFF Cindy.
  • Superpowered Evil Side: Malo!Ty, who comes out during a Blood Moon, is terrifyingly powerful(on par with a Semi-Legendary!), bloodthirsty, and a bit of a ham..


A Pokemon of Allison's and Cindy's half-brother, he's a fairly intelligent, but sometimes veers into goofiness. He's more sensible than his sister, and much calmer, although he's not exempt from a fiery temper...

  • Deadpan Snarker: Not as much as Allison, Hailey, or Celebi, but still so.
  • Disappeared Dad: What's frustrating is that Quinn's mother won't reveal just who this guy is!
  • Disney Death: Is nearly electrocuted to death.

The Quiltuplets

Cindy and Ty's offspring, this band of five consists of four boys and one girl, and one of the boys is a shiny. In birth order, they are: Joseph (Joey), William (Willie), Blaze, Amber, and Copper.

  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: Implied with Joey and Emma the Electriroo.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: It's hinted that Copper, as nice as he is, has a more aggressive bloodthirsty side...
    • Blaze is downright scary when angered.
    • Amber doesn't need her powers to kick your butt.
    • And Willie... just don't give him sugar.
  • Embarrassing Nickname: Blaze is called 'Sir Cuddly Boo' by his trainer.
  • Establishing Character Moment: They were introduced as follows:
    • Joey asks questions. With attitude.
    • Willie addresses his parents and brother politely.
    • Blaze hatches with a large grin on his face, high fives his brothers, and does a cannonball into a box.
    • Amber cheerfully greets her brothers, and dons a scarf because it's "lonely." She even plays with the loose end.
    • And finally, Copper hides under a mattress.
  • Expy: Amber's personality is based on Rapunzel's.
  • Five-Man Band
    • The Leader—Joey
    • The Lancer—Copper/Willie
    • The Smart Guy—Willie
    • The Big Guy—Blaze/Copper
    • The Chick—Amber
  • Foil: Bold Joey to timid Copper, and dirt-loving Blaze to squeaky clean Willie.
  • G-Rated Drug: Sugar makes Willie go insane.
  • Heroic BSoD: Amber, after learning of Sombra's Superpowered Evil Side, nearly getting killed, and harshly condemning him for it.
    • Blaze, after his first Blue Fire Frenzy.
  • Whip It Good: Amber's default method of wielding her scarf.


A science experiment gone wrong, this fellow emanates attitude like no one, and he tends to be a little creepy. He does have angst and temper issues, and deals with a Superpowered Evil Side.

  • Heel Realization: Sombra realizes how ignorant and cruel he was when he was commiting mass murder For the Evulz, thanks to Amber ranting over a comment of his after realizing it wasn't a joke.
  • Heroic BSoD: Goes through one after being found out about his Malonix half.
  • Karma Houdini: He got off a little too easy for mass serial killings.
  • Parental Abandonment: It's revealed during a dream that as an egg, he was stolen from his mother and her trainer. His normal Cyndaquil self (still in the egg) freaked out when he couldn't feel his mother's heartbeat and warmth, and begged to be returned to her when he realized he was about to be experimented on. It's never revealed who his father is.


A fairly reluctant Pokémon, she no doubt has a sense of nobleness. Being Cindy and Quinn's mother has given her an 'oh well' attitude, despite her troubled past. She's been aging throughout the series, but you still shouldn't underestimate her.

  • Break the Cutie: Her backstory reveals she was crushed when her trainer died, and Patch's flashback shows her breaking down when she realized where Kim's parents' arguments were headed.
  • Cool Big Sis: To Snap (young Patch).
  • Cool Old Lady: Is one of the oldest Pokémon in the series.
  • Survivor Guilt: Has expressed remorse for leaving when Snap was dealing with an increasingly abusive Anonimo.

Pelee and Dynamite

The twin brother and sister of the Quiltuplets. They tend to be always fiery, and they're either at war with each other, or committing naughty acts when they get along.


  • Break the Haughty: Dynamite, after doing a back-to-back MaloFire/Blue Fire Frenzy, and realizing he killed his trainer with the former. He's in tears the scene after this is revealed.
  • Cute Is Evil: They're not evil, per se, just a couple of little jerks.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: These two are the foolish siblings to their more responsible older siblings; Pelee's especially foolish to her sister Amber's responsible. However, when it comes to just these two, it's shown that Dynamite's becoming more responsible, despite being the younger of the two.
  • From the Mouths of Babes: They say things they really shouldn't...
  • Hearing Voices: Dynamite keeps hearing laughing, and it freaks him out.

Keegan and Smoky

Younger brothers of the Quiltuplets and Pelee and Dynamite.


Daughter of a Gym Leader's deceased Pokemon, she has been expected to live up to her mother's legacy. However, she has an unexpected setback: she is completely unable to use Fire Attacks. Despite this, she retains a sweet deposition, though she's not immune to doubt.

    Supporting Pokémon Characters 

Sammy the Squirtle/Wartortle/Blastoise

The first Pokémon that Alyssa has caught, he tends to be a much calmer Pokémon than his teammate, Cindy. However, he also has a bit of an unlucky streak...

Eve the Eevee/Jolteon

Alyssa's second captured Pokémon, she's more pragmatic and reasonable than Cindy and less unlucky than Sammy. She had doubts about humans at first, but she grew to love her trainer and teammates.

Ash's Chikorita/Bayleef (Meganium in-story)

One of Ty's friends, she is basically known for switching between supportive of her friends to downright mean when she needs to be.

Ash's Totodile (Feraligatr in-story)

Ty's best friend and basically the more outgoing goofball. Not afraid to be weird, but has shown considerable fear of Cindy...

Jamie the Coalgnaw/Smodent/Marsiblaze

A sassy and spirited Pokémon, Jamie is no doubt Alexis' best fighter. Although she is prone to bouts of naivety, she remains level-headed and gives her all in battle in both power and agility.

She's a Fakemon.

Charlie The Charmander/Charmeleon/Charizard

Having been hatched while in Alyssa's possession, Charlie is a very cheerful, kind, and very naïve Pokémon, although it has been shown that he knows more than he lets on. He prefers optimism over worrying over the crap that bombards the group on a regular basis.

Diana the Dragonite

A very tough and uncompromising Pokémon owned by Allison, she tends to be a rude jerk to anybody she comes across. However, it's mainly out of loneliness and jealousy, as she softens when Charlie befriends her.

  • The Resenter: Turns out, she resents the main characters for either being part-Legendary, a starter, or just receiving much more respect than her, especially as she struggles with loneliness and No Social Skills.

Mantle the Coalgnaw/Smodent

Quinn and Jamie's son. This inquisitive and plucky little rodent will alternate from being a quiet little sweetheart to a snarky furball surrounded by morons. He has a physical mutation of odd-colored fur (he's not a shiny), but that doesn't deter him from making friends.

He's a Fakemon.

  • Kung-Fu Kid: Is stated to know a few fighting type moves as a Coalgnaw—his only problem was that his arms and legs were pretty short. Using those moves became easier after he evolved.
  • Rodent of Unusual Size: Coalgnaw is based on a hamster, but it's around the height of a Cyndaquil, and Smodent, based on a rat, is obviously twice as big.
  • Something Else Also Rises: When he develops a crush on Bella, he loses control of his tail.

Emma the Staticbee/Electriroo

One of the members of the Violet Sevipers Tripyra Team, she tends to be rude and condescending, especially to Joey. She is noted to have 'the blood of champs' and is borderline arrogant. However, she is a valuable team member who's suffered loss.

She's a Fakemon.

  • Broken Bird: She's an orphan, and she had been dumped by her boyfriend Hasook. Needless to say, she was angry at Joey for replacing Hasook on the team.
  • Heel Realization: Hasook wasn't the dashing and kind Dewott she remembers. She realizes how much of a stupid jerkwad to Joey over this after the Quilava received a head injury thanks to Hasook.

Patch the Feraligatr (AKA Anonimo's Totodile/Croconow, Snap)

A member of the Violet Sevipers, this old reptile tends to have a lot on his mind, and is usually off on his own, thinking. He shows very little emotion, and serves as a grandfather figure to the younger team members. He wears an eyepatch, which he doesn't like anybody asking about.

  • Break the Cutie: He was originally Anonimo's Pokémon, and was named Snap. He was a firsthand witness to Anonimo's Start of Darkness, and broke down when Kim died and Jenna disappeared. Eventually, the use of his name disappeared, and he became bitter when Anonimo heaped abuse on a newly-captured baby Cyndaquil (Cindy). After said 'Quil's beating, he was chased off after his eye was harmed and his Pokeball was crushed. It hits him hard to the present day.
  • Eye Scream: His left eye was damaged by Anonimo's whip. By the time he met Lindsay, it was infected.
  • Eyepatch of Power: It's where he got his current name. Old as he is, he's still good enough to be in a sport.
  • Physical Scars, Psychological Scars: His lost eye serves as a reminder of how Anonimo transformed into pure evil, especially the night that Patch (as a Croconaw) had to witness Cindy's beating.
  • Shadow Archetype: Of Cindy. They both suffered abuse at Anonimo's hands, have a constant reminder of him (Cindy's scar, Patch's lost eye), and ended up with a new trainer (both female, no less). Cindy becomes ill-tempered while Patch restrains his emotions.
  • The Stoic
    • Not So Stoic: Freezes up when he sees a whip, and later expresses regret for a past event (Not doing more to protect Cindy from Anonimo). A more positive example was when he chuckled at the thought of Anonimo realizing that he beat a Semi-Legendary.
    • Stoic Woobie
  • Survivor Guilt: He escaped Anonimo, but he feels awful that he had to leave behind the badly beaten Cyndaquil (Cindy).
  • That Man Is Dead: Cheerful and mischievous Snap is gone; cold and cynical Patch has filled his hollow shell.
  • Troubled Backstory Flashback: Chapter 204. Titled "Snap" for his former name.

Boomer the Marowak

A Pokémon owned by Tiffany Warren's father, he serves as the grandfather figure to Tiffany's Pokémon. He refuses to acknowledge that he's growing old, and he tends to be very brash, but caring.

  • Super Strength: Demonstrates the ability to smash rocks.
  • Wrecked Weapon: During a rockslide, his bone snaps, forcing him to smash rocks with his fists.

Ivy the Servine

One of Tiffany's Pokémon and Blaze's closest friend, she is a fairly friendly and cheerful Pokémon. However, if she senses that a friend is in danger, she will do anything to protect them.

  • Big Sister Instinct: Okay, she's younger than Blaze, but she still feels that she has a duty to protect him.
  • Brutal Honesty: She ends up clashing with Blaze due to this.
  • Cassandra Truth: About Dora. When trying to inform Blaze, she ends up pushing him into BFF (he was distraught over his siblings' injuries).
  • Heroic BSoD: Goes through one after Blaze begins destroying the city in a BFF rampage.
  • Like Brother and Sister: Claims that this is her relationship with Blaze. Although it's implied that she may have romantic feelings for him.
  • Made of Iron: Seriously, there's no other explanation for a Grass-Type surviving Blue Fire Frenzy.
  • Missing Mom: Her mother was killed by Sombra.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: She ends up giving Blaze the final push into Blue Fire Frenzy.
  • Silk Hiding Steel: If marching into the middle of Blue Fire Frenzy to talk Blaze out of it doesn't prove this, nothing will.

Bella the Mareep/Flaaffy

One of Tiffany's Pokemon and a friend of Blaze and Ivy. She doesn't talk very often due to shyness, and has an affinity for warmth, since she refused to evolve for a while, unwilling to lose her fleece.

  • Blush Sticker: A picture of her shows her sporting these, and she's constantly described as blushing.

Minnie and Scales the twin Dratini

Charlie and Diana's offspring. The energetic Shiny Minnie and her more savvy brother Scales get along quite well.

Seven the Torchic

A Pokemon belonging to Willa. Unable to walk, she is forced to be carried around by Emma. She is quite sassy and sneers at other characters at every oppurtunity.

The Benenix

A species of Angel Pokémon that fly around the world to do good (although discreetly). One of the ways they do good is create special stones that drive away darkness; whatever you do, don't smash them. Their feathers and a kiss are also methods of driving away negative influences.

A Legendary Fakemon.

    Supporting Human Characters 

Shawn Vortex

Anonimo's deadpan younger brother, Shawn works for an organization whose goal is to dismantle evil organizations like Team Rocket or Team Vortex. He is also the current owner of Jenna, and remains a friend to the main heroines.

Taylor Smith

Joey's trainer. A bit mischievous, but overall responsible, though he does waver. Has been a member of the Violet Sevipers Tripyra team since Chapter 190.

Hans Goyan

Willie's trainer. Doesn't talk much, but he's certainly a very nice fellow. He also puts his Pokémon through unusual training...

Tiffany Warren

Blaze's trainer. A giddy and sweet Coordinator, she no doubt has a very close relationship with her Pokémon, although a bit clueless about their feelings.

Mary Edison

Amber's trainer. A fair-minded and fun trainer, she is very accepting of her friends. She does hold bitterness in wondering why her birth mother abandoning her, but she's otherwise very happy.

Rhett Wright

Copper's trainer. A friendly fellow, but bound to make a sarcastic or teasing comment toward another. He also seems to have a big family spread out all over the place.

Isaac and Lindsay Abrams

Taylor's Tripyra teammates, this married couple acts as an extra set of parents for the teens. Isaac was originally in Pokémon Kickboxing with his Electriroo, Emma, while Lindsay was a run-of-the-mill trainer with a cynical Croconaw and other Pokémon. Both were recruited by Ivan Marsden into the sport of Tripyra, and they eventually fell in love and married. They have a son of their own, Zack.

Mr. Warren

Tiffany's father. A humble country boy who works as a mechanic, he always has time for his daughter and any friends she brings. He owns an old Marowak, Boomer, and is very fond of Tiffany's Pokémon. He's divorced his first wife (Tiffany's mother), and his second wife had been killed by Sombra.


Anonimo Vortex

Cindy's first trainer and later leader of Team Vortex. This ruthless young man will not hesitate to harm others to get what he wants, and when something doesn't go his way, he lashes out at others in a horrible manner.

  • A Taste of the Lash: Tends to flog his Pokémon when they misbehave or lose a battle. So far, the worst injuries from that whip were a lost eye and a lash bad enough to tear an arm's flesh and blood vessels. Both result in permanent reminders for the victims.
  • Big Bad: Until his death.
  • Bad Boss: To his Pokémon, especially Cindy and Snap/Patch.
  • Bring My Brown Pants: Wouldn't you wet yourself if a blue-hot angry Typhlosion was about to kill you in one strike?
  • Cheerful Child: Used to be one.
  • Corrupt the Cutie: Goodness, he was a Moe as a child! Of course, a Semi-Legendary obsession leading to scarily higher standards for his Pokémon, having a crush on a young Asesina and trying to impress her, and well, puberty, made him quite... mean...
  • Disney Villain Death: Subverted. While he does fall (Cindy pushed him off a cliff to protect Alyssa), that's not what does him in.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Let's list the ways, shall we?
    • Kicks his Totodile hard enough to lose a tooth, because the Pokémon interrupted a conversation.
    • Twists the arm of the same Totodile for not evolving.
    • Kicks Cindy for playing with Butterfree.
    • Beats and starves her for losing battles.
    • Pummels her into a bloody pulp with a bullwhip, traps her in her Pokeball, and buries it for pushing him!
    • Damages his Croconaw's left eye for trying to help the poor Cyndaquil.
    • Murdered his father for being "too nice" to the Pokémon.
    • Attempts murder on people under 21 for "stealing" Cindy. Never mind that he abandoned her...
    • And lastly, shoots Jenna and tries to do the same to Alyssa for her "Reason You Suck" Speech.
  • Drill Sergeant Nasty
  • Family-Unfriendly Death: He got eaten by a Gyarados.
  • Foil: To Alyssa. While Alyssa tried to keep her emotions in check when dealing with an unruly Pokémon, Anonimo continually lost his temper on a well-behaved and obedient Pokémon. When Alyssa snapped, she only yelled; when Anonimo did, he resorted to violence. Anonimo questions how Alyssa was able to win battles with Cindy when he couldn't.
    • It takes a bit of thinking, but he's also one to Sombra (even if they've never met). Anonimo started out as a good, kind boy, only to be negatively influenced and grow evil. Sombra started off as an Enfante Terrible, but later ends up with good influences, and commits a Heel–Face Turn.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare
  • Grumpy Bear
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Geez, he's even worse than Cindy in this regard!
  • Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: There seemed to be a Hidden Heart of Gold in one chapter when he gives Cindy a treat for a successful training session... only for a Yank the Dog's Chain moment later in that same chapter after the poor Cyndaquil loses to a beginning trainer's Chikorita.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Once he decides to do something himself, the girls are in trouble.
  • Lack of Empathy: Played very, very horribly.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Cindy evolves into Typhlosion... and proceeds to give him the fright of his life as she chases him in Blue Fire Frenzy mode. While Alyssa ends up stopping her from killing him in that state, at least the audience knows that Cindy had finally realized that she was far more powerful than he was and could have killed him easily.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain: Yeah, Annie, you were the reason that Cindy evolved into Typhlosion and just about killed you. And the reason you became Gyarados food. Messing with Alyssa was a BIG mistake, dude...
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: On a malnourished Cyndaquil...
  • Patricide: Yep, he killed his own father, just for being "too nice" to the Pokémon.
  • Start of Darkness: According to Patch, it was when his father read a magazine article about Semi-Legendaries.
  • Training from Hell: Does this to his Pokémon.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: Come on, Alyssa saved your life! Show some gratitude, you idiot! (Cindy also had saved his life early in the story, but he never realized he was in danger...)
  • Unholy Matrimony: Wait, wait, wait... he's married?
  • Used to Be a Sweet Kid: According to both Jenna and Patch.
  • Villainous Breakdown: Attempts to kill Alyssa by shooting her, then attempts to stab her, and then decides to throw her to Gyarados-infested waters. It doesn't work out.
  • Whip It Good: Seriously, he permanently scars a couple of characters with that thing!
  • Would Hurt a Child: Both Pokémon and human.

Asesina Vortex

The twisted wife of Anonimo, this woman cares for very few, and will stop at nothing to reach a goal. She especially holds a grudge against Cindy and co. for the death of her husband and the dismantling of Team Vortex.

Canela the Scorchcat/Firequeen

As the main Pokémon working for Team Vortex, Canela seems to be out to ruin lives. She takes pleasure in manipulating others, even when it backfires on her. Being a spitting image of Cinnamon especially seems to amp up her creepiness factor somehow.


Canela's trainer and Chelsea's look-alike, she's rather vain and clueless. Nevertheless, there has to be some credit for keeping control of a sadistic sociopathic Firequeen...


One of the smarter members of Team Vortex.

She gets killed by Sombra.

Pancho and Villa

A pair of twins who harass the girls early on, get thrown in jail, and later return to help Asesina after Anonimo is killed and Team Vortex falls apart. They become more effective after they're broken out of jail.

  • Baby Talk: Villa did this to Sombra of all Pokémon!
  • Batman Gambit: Pancho lays one out to find out which of the Quiltuplets hasn't gone Blue Fire Frenzy yet and to see if BFF is the key to the progress of the Ultimate Revenge. The plan was send Pokémon spies to be captured by the Quiltuplets' trainers (at least one), bond with the Pokémon, and then attempt murder on the Quiltuplets minus the one who hasn't gone BFF (which turns out to be Blaze). It works better than expected; BFF is linked to the torches, and Blaze ends up unleashing BFF on a city!
  • Brother–Sister Team
  • Ditzy Genius: Pancho
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Pancho once noted that attempting to kill Quinn was rather cruel.
  • Smarter Than You Look
  • Team Mom: Villa
  • Trickster Twins
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Pancho's is purple, and Villa's is lavender.

Dr. Tortilla

The surviving researcher of Team Vortex.

Ivan Marsden

A former Tripyra teammate of Isaac and Lindsay Abrams. When he was divorced with his wife and fired for his conduct concerning women (you can easily guess what), he and his Pokémon embitteredly joined Team Vortex for revenge against his former friends.

Hasook the Dewott

One of Ivan's Pokémon and Emma's former Love Interest, he holds bitterness toward Joey for taking his place as a Tripyra player. An agile fighter, he is glad to serve Team Vortex if it means that Joey will pay dearly.

Dinkleberg the Meganium

One of Ivan's Pokémon, and the giddy, clueless type of guy. He is identified by his antennae being tied together, and is basically the most cheerful and optimistic of the villains.

Dora the Barearth/Prairidig

Blaze's former girlfriend. Initially captured by Tiffany, she allowed it to happen in order to spy on the Quiltuplets to find out who didn't go Blue Fire Frenzy. She fakes feelings for Blaze to either kill him if he did, or to push him into BFF if he didn't (turned out he hadn't at that time).

She's a Fakemon.

  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: She acts like a ditzy little angel that only drools over Blaze, but in reality, she's only interested in pleasing Team Vortex and pushing Blaze into Blue Fire Frenzy to activate a torch. It's unknown how she was to accomplish this on her own, but fortunately for her, Sombra and Ivy came on scene to accuse her of being a spy right in front of an emotionally fragile Blaze. Dora just had to play along long enough for Blaze to snap and go BFF to try to kill Ivy and Sombra.
  • Dishing Out Dirt
  • Freudian Excuse: Canela claims that Semi-Legendaries killed Dora's family. It might be a lie.
  • I Was Only Pretending To Like You: She was obviously faking feelings for Blaze. It could be assumed that saying this was Dora's original plan to push Blaze into BFF. However, she changed plans when Ivy and Sombra arrived.
  • The Mole
  • Obfuscating Stupidity
  • Sickeningly Sweethearts: Fakes this to a disturbing degree with Blaze, enough for Ivy to resent her (and for Blaze's siblings to be disgusted).
  • Xanatos Speed Chess: Once Ivy and Sombra arrive, she decided to play the victim of a false accusation while Ivy's persistence angered Blaze. It worked, and not only are Ivy and Sombra nearly killed as she escapes, but Blaze attacks a city in Blue Fire Frenzy.

Bennett the Strykeerie

Lindsay's former Pokémon. Like Dora, he pretended to be an ally to the Quiltuplets, although he was not captured by one of their trainers, only by one of Taylor's teammates. He later helps Ivan attack the Tripyra stadium.

He's a Fakemon.

Belico the Igglybuff/Jigglypuff

A sword wielding Pokémon that seems harmless, but is actually quite dangerous.

The Malonix

An entire species of demon Pokémon that are ruthless beyond bounds, enough that they had to be locked in another dimension. Unfortunately, they left a couple of stones that would be the key to beginning their return once they touch; Alyssa and Trina accidentally let them touch when they threw both stones into a river. They are led by the so-called "King Malonix", and will not hesitate in overrunning the world and enslaving its subjects once the leader is free.

A Legendary Fakemon.

  • Take Over the World: Once they get out of that prison dimension. Then they'll try to replace humans as the dominant species...
  • The Virus: It has one that turns humans into a Malonix, and renders other Pokémon to commit a Face–Monster Turn and become subservient to the Malonix. It has already happened several times, One of the victims being Ty.


Anwir Malus

A politician (it's never specified just what) that is in opposition to Semi-Legendaries. He's very charismatic, though sometimes he's embarrassed by any one of the major characters. Whenever he's on the news, he's usually ignored or ridiculed by one of the main characters.

  • Anti-Villain: He's not up to definite villain status like Anonimo or the Malonix, due in part to having a Freudian Excuse for his hatred of Semi-Legendaries. It turns out that his brother and his girlfriend was unlucky enough to meet Cindy during her first Blue Fire Frenzy. His vendetta most likely grew deeper after his wife and son were attacked by Blaze in BFF. He genuinely wishes for the safety of the public.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Okay, Anwir's not evil, but he still has a wife and son, who he was genuinely worried about when they nearly got killed by a BFF-crazed Blaze.
  • Fantastic Racism: He's against Semi-Legendaries, due to the fact that they are more dangerous than normal Pokémon.
  • Propaganda Machine
  • Public Service Announcement: He does this a lot. In fact, Joey and Oliver interrupted one of these once.
  • Screams Like a Little Girl: What happened when Cinnamon roared at him.
  • Villain Has a Point: While his arguments against Semi-Legendaries did seem to be a little too mean-spirited by calling them 'monsters,' and he has confused them with Malonixed Pokémon, he does have a valid point. One needs to look at Cindy's track record of at least ten Blue Fire Frenzies to realize that Semi-Legendaries are more dangerous than regular Pokémon, due to them being unstable because they are saddled with extra power, and they could wipe out a large population should they be let loose in a large city. Even worse is that they're difficult to tell from regular Pokémon.
  • Windbag Politician: His appearances usually consist of him ranting about Semi-Legendaries.


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