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    Alakazam 
  • All of the Other Reindeer: As a kid, he was hated for not being smarter than other Abra and being too cynical. He joined Total Pokémon Island to fit in, but his smug nature ended up with him getting even more hated.
  • Anti-Hero: He is now this in World Tour and Redux.
  • Arch-Enemy: To Hypno in World Tour and to Honchkrow and Crobat in Redux.
  • Badass Bookworm: He can boast about his smarts, and he can back it up pretty well too.
  • Badass Mustache: Comes with being a Kadabra and Alakazam.
  • Berserk Button: He hates being called a coward (only in Island). And don't say anything bad about his heritage either.
  • Cassandra Truth: Nobody believes him when he tells them about Hypno's plan until it's too late.
  • The Determinator: Nothing was going to stop him from exposing the truth about Hypno, not even being eliminated from the game.
  • Dirty Coward: In Island, where he chose to give Scizor to ghosts to save his own hide. Scizor still holds an understandable grudge against him for that.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: Alakazam had lived a hard life, being emotionally neglected by his Machamp father and not having any friends. Even in the Total Pokémon Games, Alakazam remains bitter and sad despite keeping up a calm and friendly façade. In the end, thanks to his hard work at being a good guy, he ends up having more friends and is now engaged to Gothitelle, and his father now wants to make up with him and tells him that he's very proud of him.
  • Eureka Moment: Alakazam wonders how Hypno behaves the way he does. When Hypno taunts him about his parentage in World Tour, Alakazam correctly guesses that the hypnotist has parental issues himself.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: He intended to get Gliscor eliminated in Island, but he is disgusted that Lopunny used this to make Gliscor break Pidgeotto's heart in the process, so he gets Lopunny eliminated shortly after Gliscor goes.
  • Evil Brit: He's smug and arrogant in Island, and he's got the British accent to boot. World Tour and Redux downplay this, for while Alakazam becomes a good guy with still a British accent, he still keeps his arrogance.
  • The Evil Genius: At first. His Mega form is especially this, coldly analyzing weaknesses and doing whatever it takes to get ahead in the game, perhaps even wiping everyone out. Crobat uses this to get Alakazam eliminated in Redux, saying that Alakazam could use this later to turn the game in his favor.
  • For the Evulz: Heroic example. He's not a bad guy anymore, but he wants to compete in the game and win just because he likes a challenge. He doesn't even care about the money or winning, as long as someone puts up a good fight against him.
  • Gentleman Snarker: He's very smart, very polite, and very snarky.
  • Graceful Loser: Subverted in Island, where he's livid once he's eliminated, but it's played straight in World Tour and Redux, where he accepts his defeat with grace.
  • Heel–Face Turn: He starts as something of a villain in Island, but once he returns in World Tour, he's turned over a new leaf and makes use of his promise to be a better person.
  • Hidden Depths: He's physically strong for an Alakazam, and he knows a lot about being a carpenter. It comes from having a Machamp for a father.
  • Insufferable Genius: While he's very smart, he's also very arrogant, which repulses some Pokémon. This doesn't change when he turns over a new leaf.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He's arrogant and rubs in everyone's faces that he's very smart, but as an Alakazam, he works on being good.
  • Kick the Dog: In Island, he shoves Scizor into the way of an attacking Darkrai and runs for his life. This gets him eliminated, and Scizor hasn't forgiven him since.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: He exposes the diabolical Hypno's past on national TV.
  • Love Interest: To Gothitelle, eventually proposing to her when he's eliminated.
  • Missing Mom: His mother is never seen, though his father mentions that she probably died.
  • The Smart Guy: And how!
  • Smug Snake: At times, he really rubs his intellectual superiority in others' faces, even when he's a good guy.
  • The Stoic: As Mega Alakazam.
  • Super Mode: Like Banette, he prefers not to Mega Evolve. It's later revealed that when he does, he becomes a calculating, cold-hearted monster. This is how he gets eliminated by Crobat later.
  • Sympathy for the Devil: In spite of their rivalry, he does feel a bit sorry for Hypno after the latter's past is revealed.
  • "Well Done, Son!" Guy: He's been at odds with his Machamp father due to their differing hobbies. Alakazam hints that punching out Hypno would make his father finally proud of him. It turns out, however, that his father was in fact proud of him all the time.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: He reveals in Redux that he watched too many zombie movies as an Abra, hence his fear of a zombie invasion. But he's confident that it won't happen because zombie invasions are fictional.
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    Banette 
  • Axe-Crazy: Mega Banette.
  • Cluster F-Bomb: Delivers a massive one to Mewtwo when he's eliminated on Island. They're all bleeped out, of course.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: As a doll, his owner leaves him to go on a journey with her Grotle. When he becomes a Banette, he burns down the apartment she and Grotle lived in only to regret it and try to save them. They die, and he still hasn't forgiven himself for this.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Delivered mostly to Mewtwo in the first two seasons. It shifts over to Mew in Redux, and he snarks at Mewtwo for ratings.
  • Enemy Mine: With Mewtwo in the latter part of World Tour.
  • Friendly Enemy: With Mewtwo as of Redux. They're on friendly terms now, but they keep up appearances for the sake of ratings.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: He offers to stay behind in the Distortion World to help his friends and plan his escape later.
  • It's All My Fault: He believes that if he hadn't held on to a grudge, he would not have set his old owner's apartment on fire.
  • Kill It with Fire: He's used his Wil-O-Wisp to burn down the apartment that his owner lived in. This leaves him with an extreme fear of fire.
  • My Greatest Failure: He believes he could have saved his former owner and her Grotle if he hadn't followed his killer instincts.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: On the receiving end of one thanks to Trevenant. In return, he Mega Evolves and gives Trevenant a heck of a butt whooping.
  • Official Couple: Formerly with Mismagius, and now with Weavile.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: In the first season. The second and third seasons tone this down as he reveals more of his past and dark side.
  • Sanity Slippage: He goes nuts in the boot camp challenge in Island due to not being allowed to insult Mewtwo. When he's finally eliminated, he really lets him know what he thinks of the results.
  • Shipper on Deck: He could tell Cacturne likes Gardevoir and urges him to make a move.
  • Shut Up, Hannibal!: Delivers one to Hypno in World Tour, both physically and verbally.
  • Super Mode: He's very reluctant to bring out Mega Banette. But when he does, the results are not pretty.
  • The Lancer: To Cacturne in Team Storm and to Gardevoir near the end of World Tour.
  • The Leader: He reintroduces Team Storm to Redux, this time with him being the leader. Kabutops and Gengar agree that he's leader material.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: He delivers one to Mewtwo in World Tour in song.
  • The Sociopath: Again, Mega Banette, where nothing will stand in his way as he eliminates his opponent. It has to take Mewtwo Mega Evolving and battling him to calm him down.
  • The Sleepless: Banette has the Insomnia ability, which means that he can't sleep at all. During the sleep challenge in Island, he's the only one who doesn't fall asleep, only bored because he knows he's already won. Very unsurprisingly, he wins the challenge.
  • Took a Level in Cynic: Downplayed because he's still the same lovable joker he had always been. But because his past is revealed, he's been less jolly.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Cacturne.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Like Weavile and Bronzong, he fears being near fire. But unlike the other two, whose fears are justified due to their typing, his fear of fire comes from his haunting past.
    Bellsprout 
  • Drunk with Power: Once he starts hosting his own show and even helps Mew in the Redux challenge, he starts feeling superior due to being a bully.
  • Face–Heel Turn: Having his own show turns him into a real ass.
  • Lovable Coward: In the earlier part of Island, where, in spite of being a nervous wreck, people still liked him.
  • Nervous Wreck: Island has him being a nervous little flower prone to freaking out and being scared.
  • Not So Different: His new cruelty rivals that of Mew, something that Pokémon like Mamoswine point out.
  • Running Gag: He's almost always picked first, even after he's gone.
  • Took a Level in Badass: It starts in Island, where Bellsprout flat-out sends Rhydon flying.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: Goes full circle in World Tour, continuing on in Redux during his challenge. Mamoswine of all Pokémon calls him out on it.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Bellsprout apologizes for all he had said and done, and Mamoswine forgives him. The next time the two hang out, Bellsprout has become calmer and friendlier.
  • Used to Be a Sweet Kid: Other Pokémon liked him when he was a kind yet timid flower over the jerk he had become.
    Bronzong 
  • Deadpan Snarker: Moreso than the other contestants, pretty much the snarkiest Pokemon in the series; his sarcasm is directed by Mew, who does not like him for it. He's even worse in Season 2.
  • Freudian Excuse: Defied. He rarely saw his parents despite being very spoiled and rich, but other than that, nothing else was wrong. He even tells Gardevoir not to pity him because he is who he is.
  • Got Me Doing It: During Mamoswine's song in Redux, Bronzong scoffs at the romantic music, but he ends up swaying to the music.
  • I Am What I Am: A Jerkass example. He declares that he knows he's seen as a schemer and a liar and he relishes it.
  • I Owe You My Life: He reluctantly helps Gardevoir in the last part of World Tour because she saved him from magma. This is something that he never lives down.
  • Jerkass: This is pretty much his default mode. He can't get by in life without getting on someone else's nerves.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold / Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: Depending on the episode; he can switch from being polite to rude at the tip of the hat.
  • Kick the Dog: Bronzong had done plenty of kicking (like persuading Mamoswine to eat all of the team's poffins during a challenge), but his biggest so far is insulting Alakazam's heritage and saying his father never loved him, ever. This triggers Alakazam's Mega Evolution and eventually causes his elimination.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Even more than Alakazam and Weavile, and this irks Alakazam.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Anti-Hero: His insults to Alakazam's heritage brings out Mega Alakazam's sinister plans and further ostrasizes Alakazam.
  • Not So Stoic: He's not entirely emotionless. He just prefers to keep his poker face on most of the time. Except if he is in danger or if he sees something very intense.
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: As Rhydon correctly guesses earlier, he fakes his laziness and reveals a manipulative side of him.
  • Pet the Dog: The ultimate good thing he does is apologize for how he's acted throughout the game.
  • Running Gag: He'll correct someone saying "lava", telling them that it's magma. That's how he and Kyogre become brief acquaintinces.
  • Sarcasm Mode: Pretty much his default speech.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Like Weavile, he hates fire. Justified because Steel-types are weak against Fire-types.
    Cacturne 
  • All of the Other Reindeer: He was often made fun of because of being an overweight Cacnea. He even gets bullied by an Ariados when the latter wants to show off to his girlfriend.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: He makes a point to not let his species' behavior dictate who he is.
  • Drunk On Power: After he unleashes his dark side near the end of Island, he seems to relish on how much destruction he can bring. However, when he snaps out of it, he realizes what he's done and votes himself off.
  • It's Not You, It's Me: His reason for breaking up with Gardevoir in early Redux is that he's worried his dark side will hurt her.
  • The Leader: Of the Dark/Ghost Alliance and Team Storm.
  • The Men First: He'll put others' needs before his own.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: After he pits Swinub and Oddish against each other during a match, he feels very guilty, votes himself off, and confesses what he did.
  • Nice Guy: Downplayed. Under his spooky appearance, he's very pleasant and kind if a bit aloof. However, he does have his limits.
  • Official Couple: With Gardevoir.
  • Put on a Bus: In Redux, though he appears a few times and even helped build Nightmare Island. He even appears for one episode to set up a challenge on Nightmare Island.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: He delivers this to Weavile on Island for her actions after Mismagius leaves.
  • Screw the Rules, I'm Doing What's Right!
  • Shipper on Deck: He knows Banette likes Mismagius, and he was willing to let Kabutops leave his alliance so he (Kabutops) could be with Scizor.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: He's not the most good-looking Pokémon, while Gardevoir is very attractive.
    Charizard 
  • Can't Hold His Liquor: After a night of drinking, he's still in a hangover in the amusement park challenge in Redux.
  • Can't Live With Them, Can't Live Without Them: He declares that he will not be Garchomp's boyfriend ever again for forcing him to evolve, but secretly (according to Rhydon), he still misses her. Rhydon comments that Charizard should sort out his problems before trying to get back together with her.
  • The Dog Bites Back: After having to be Weavile's unwilling lackey for too long, he finally decides to turn against her and help Cacturne, Banette, and Houndoom win the challenge. Unfortunately for him, the dog-kicker bites back too.
  • The Dragon: To Weavile in Island.
  • Foil: To Banette, for their sense of humor. But while Charizard's humor is subtle, sly, and clever, Banette's humor is wild, carefree, and fun-loving.
  • Heel–Face Turn: His later story arc is this, deciding whether he wants to continue being Weavile's lackey or be his own man and enjoy the game. In the end, he helps Cacturne, Banette, and Houndoom win the challenge at the cost of being eliminated.
  • Hidden Depths: For a thug, he's got an honor code, and he's a good rapper.
  • Jerk Jock: He has his moments, like how he laughs at Bellsprout while throwing ball pitches that could knock him out.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Dark Amphithere mentions him being "Not necessarily evil, but a bit of a jerk".
  • The Lancer: To Alakazam as the Duo when they try to expose Hypno. To Alakazam's dismay, Charmeleon gets eliminated shortly after the Duo forms.
  • Mistreatment-Induced Betrayal: His teammates all vote him off in Redux despite him evolving for them when they pressure him to, since he couldn't fly well soon after evolving. So he promises to root against his team. He also did this with Weavile earlier in Island, from the way she always treated him.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: His reaction to seeing Gengar get blown up is one of pure horror. This helps him towards his Heel–Face Turn.
  • Our Dragons Are Different: Being that he doesn't want to be a dragon, believing that Charizard is too fat and the wings look stupid. He's forced to evolve anyway, but he's getting used to his new form.
  • Playing with Fire: Duh.
  • Running Gag: Burning things to the point of being called a pyromaniac.
  • Smoking Is Not Cool: He reluctantly takes up smoking due to Garchomp's needling for him to Mega Evolve.
  • Super Mode: Defied at first. But since he evolved, he's just started to accept who he is now and is training to Mega Evolve.
  • What Could Have Been: Dark Amphithere confirms that if he had stayed in the game longer, it was confirmed that his Mega Form would have been Mega Charizard X.
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    Clefable 
    Crobat 
  • Battle Couple: With Honchkrow.
  • Batman Gambit: Pun aside, he's able to get Alakazam eliminated by bringing up what his Mega Evolution could do to everyone.
  • Big "YES!": Golbat is beyond happy that Honchkrow agrees to be with him, shouting this as he evolves into Crobat.
  • Butt-Monkey: Is labeled "The Pain Magnet". More so as a Zubat and Golbat.
  • Despair Event Horizon: His friends back home abandon him after his curse keeps getting in the way. It gets worse in Redux to the point that he just wants to give up on challenges.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: On his behalf. It turns out that he got his curse from accidentally bumping into a Dusclops. Angered at being bumped into, it places a curse on him.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: In Island, Zubat pushes Mawile out of the way of falling rocks and gets crushed. He lives and evolves into Golbat, but he gets severely injured, and he's eliminated even after his evolution heals him.
  • It's Not You, It's Me: His reason on why he can't be with girls is that he doesn't want them to be hurt by his curse. Honchkrow, however, doesn't mind and tells him to stop feeling sorry for himself.
  • Number Two: He's second in command in Honchkrow's "gang".
  • Running Gag: His curse causing all sorts of chaos. Cacturne confirms that he got hurt on the show 157 times.
  • Running Gagged: Thanks to evolving into Crobat, his curse seems to finally lift. The worst it does now is make him late for something or ruin small plans, but that's about it.
  • Took a Level in Badass: In Redux, where he can easily fly without getting into an accident and executes plans thoroughly.
  • Took a Level in Cynic: In World Tour, where he is seen mostly depressed and wants to give up on challenges.
    Diglett 
  • Catchphrase: His response to someone saying he has feet is "Well, I do, but..."
  • Graceful in Their Element: While in his wheelbarrow, he can't do anything. He's even more helpless if it's a water challenge. But once his job involves digging and tunneling, he becomes a champion.
  • Military Brat: He responds to Mewtwo's Drill Sergeant Nasty commands with a "SIR, YES SIR!", to which Mewtwo yells that they're not in the army. Diglett even admits that his father was rather militaristic towards him, even more so with three heads telling him what to do (his father's a Dugtrio).
  • Only Sane Man: Of Team Vent.
  • Running Gag: People always act surprised whenever he says he has feet. It still continues even after he reveals his feet.
  • Those Two Guys: With Wooper.
  • Tunnel King: The Underground Safehouse challenge in World Tour is the only challenge so far that Diglett is very good at. Due to his species ability to dig, it's not hard to see why.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Wooper.
    Dragonite 
  • Beware the Nice Ones: If he snaps, he snaps hard.
  • Blood Knight: Surprisingly for a friendly Pokémon, he loves to fight.
  • Elemental Rock–Paper–Scissors: As a Dragon/Flying type, he's weak to Ice attacks. Lapras uses Ice Beam on him when he starts rampaging, putting him out cold.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: To him, being treated like legendary gets very tiring after a while. He bonds well with the Total Pokémon cast because they treat him like a normal Pokémon.
  • I Just Want to Have Friends: The reason why he joined the Total Pokémon series.
  • Lightning Bruiser: He hits hard and fast when he's pushed.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: He feels very guilty in World Tour for acting aggressively towards the other Pokémon.
  • Nice Guy: And how! He'll even root for the bad guys because he wants to be everyone's friend. He even has a song in World Tour defining this trope.
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business: Everyone is shocked when the usually friendly Dragonite angrily insults Mew.
  • Put on a Bus: He doesn't return to compete in Redux. Though he does host parties whenever an episode of Redux comes on, inviting eliminated Pokémon and former contestants over.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: Briefly in World Tour, where he gets angry and keeps getting angrier until the end of the episode, when he's back to his nice personality. Justified because he was hypnotized by Hypno and kept up all night with insomnia pills.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: He's really scared of...Hoppip. As he says, they have no souls.
    Electrode 
  • Berserk Button: Mentioning that he doesn't have arms or legs is a sure-fire way of making him explode in anger.
  • Casanova Wannabe: He's seen trying to flirt with the ladies.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: If he gets angry, he tends to use his Explosion attack. Unfortunately, this not only gets him kicked out of World Tour, but it also causes plenty of Pokémon to lose their Mt. Silver home (including Weavile and the legendary Pokémon Moltres).
  • Pet the Dog: When his ego costs him his stay on Island, he grudgingly hopes that Wooper and Mamoswine (formerly Swinub) win.
  • Remember the New Guy?: He competes longer in World Tour, but no one really remembers him. Not even Diglett, who spent almost as much time at Loser's Land as he did. Alakazam reveals in Redux that he knows who Electrode is but finds it amusing to not tell anyone.
  • Throw the Dog a Bone: He helps his team win a challenge in World Tour and is finally given praise.
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    Garchomp 
    Gardevoir 
  • Action Girl: In spite of her graceful looks, she can still kick major butt.
  • Break His Heart to Save Him: She pretends to have played with Cacturne's emotions in order to save him from being voted out by Weavile. But Cacturne misheard her and is mad at her for a while.
  • Demoted to Extra: In Redux.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: After having the pressures of a leader shoved onto her, she's worked very hard to get her friends through to the end. At the end, she and Cacturne finally get engaged, she gets a record deal with Meloetta for a music career, and she becomes the winner of Total Pokémon World Tour.
  • Even the Girls Want Her: Mismagius (who was already with Banette at the time) has had a crush on Gardevoir.
  • The Leader: Of the new Team Storm.
  • Legendary in the Sequel: In Redux. One of the Redux teams, the Graceful Gardevoirs, is named after her.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Most everyone likes her beauty, even some of the girls. She says that she wants to be seen for more than just her beauty.
  • Nice Girl: It's hard to make her angry for long.
  • One of the Guys: It comes from hanging around with male Dark and Ghost types.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech / Shut Up, Hannibal!: A physical and verbal combo of these in Island, directed at Weavile.
  • Sole Survivor: She is the winner of Season 2.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: She's very attractive, while Cacturne isn't the most good-looking guy.
    Gengar 
  • Big Brother Bully: Not him, but his older brother had possessed a vacuum and sucked him up in it.
  • Dark Is Evil: Parodied to the max with Mega Gengar.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: He's ashamed of the bad reputation Ghost-types and Dark-types get, so he tries to be as friendly as possible. He's also embarrassed of his Mega Evolution, who parodies the Dark Is Evil trope.
  • The Determinator: He was determined to get Froslass to like him in World Tour, no matter how many times she shot him down.
  • Determined Defeatist: In Redux, he's scared of the demolition derby challenge (due to being injured in a previous challenge about race cars) and moans about how he's doomed. When he's told that he has to compete, he builds the "Safe Box", a car with only high defenses. Ironically, this actually wins the challenge for him.
  • Epic Fail: Using a Mega Evolution twice, despite it being against the rules, so his friends use up their tickets to help him get immunity. Though it's justified because he was scared (accidentally by Toxicroak) into activating it. Mamoswine saves him from elimination by pointing out a loophole at the cost of him being eliminated in Gengar's place.
  • Evil Is Hammy: His Mega form sounds like a Saturday morning cartoon villain.
  • Good Is Dumb: Downplayed. Gengar is not stupid, but he doesn't really have a lot of book smarts.
  • The Hedonist: He likes to party and have a good time.
  • The Leader: Of the Dark/Ghost Alliance before he gets votes himself off in Island.
  • Mr. Fanservice: He's voted as the hottest guy on Total Pokemon. He still rubs it in others' faces every now and then.
  • Nice Guy: For a Ghost-type, he's pretty chill.
  • Passing the Torch: After he is fatally wounded in Island, he gives up leadership of his alliance to Cacturne.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: Even more than Banette.
  • Running Gag: It usually happens once a season, but Gengar gets out of the game not by elimination ceremonies but by automatic elimination.
  • Running Gagged: The "automatic elimination" gag gets cut down when Gengar finally gets eliminated through a ceremony in Redux. He's actually happy about it, happy that he gets eliminated fairly this time.
  • Super Mode: He's already Mega-Evolved (twice) during the game, and he's very embarrassed by it.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: He hates vacuum cleaners and (thanks to Weavile) race cars. He even makes his car during Houndoom's challenge in Redux nothing but titanium.
  • Would Hit a Girl: He tries to slug Weavile for being a jerk in Island. He even says he has no qualms in hitting girls if they deserve it.
    Gliscor 
  • Brooding Boy, Gentle Girl: The Brooding Boy to Noivern's Gentle Girl.
  • Bullying a Dragon: Quite literally. His attempt in giving an Out of Character Dragonite a telling off for his bad attitude results in Dragonite knocking him out hard.
  • Can't Take Criticism: To a tragic decree. His parents always criticized him, and even being with Pidgeot put a big strain on him. When she shows more interest in his money instead of him being hurt, he breaks it off with her, but he feels very upset that she'll harshly criticize him again.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: He may look intimidating, but he is one of more nicer contestants.
  • Forgiveness: In World Tour, plenty of Pokémon have forgiven him for the Lopunny situation. In return, he's forgiven Lopunny and Pidgeot in spite of not wanting to be friend with them.
  • Nervous Wreck: Whenever he gets criticized harshly, he feels really upset.
  • Nice Guy: One wonders how the friendly Gliscor ever put up with the prissy Pidgeot.
  • Official Couple: Formerly with Pidgeot, and now with Noivern.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: He gives one to Dragonite for his jerky behavior during one challenge. He gets punched out for his troubles.
  • "Well Done, Son!" Guy: His parents had been hard to please, and Gliscor says that praise was rare for him.
    Hitmonlee 
  • Beware the Silly Ones: In spite of his stupidity, he can fight really good and actually gives Gardevoir a heck of a fight.
  • Butt-Monkey: He's the butt of Mew's disdain.
  • The Determinator: He's pretty determined in his goals, even if he never reaches them.
  • Dreadful Musician: He sings the song "Old Time Rock And Roll" so badly that Mewtwo scolds him and Mew makes everyone laugh at him. He also sings "Kung Fu Fighting" badly, where Mewtwo demands if ruining "Old Time Rock And Roll" wasn't bad enough for him.
  • Dumb Muscle: Weavile hires him into her team, though he's not the sharpest tool in the shed.
  • Flanderization: He starts out as not too bright in Total Pokémon Island, but he gets way more dumb as the series goes on.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: Not many Pokémon like him.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Played for laughs in the behind the scenes chapter for Unova Mansion. He declares that he liked being in the "movie" so much that they should make more movies. Mew decides that it sounds like a great idea, so everyone beats him up for giving Mew the idea.
  • Running Gag: He often appears on the plane in World Tour, wanting to be back on the show. He gets brushed away every time until he's brought back by Mewtwo as a challenger to return to the game.
  • Stalker with a Crush: He has an insane crush on Weavile, who does not like him. She even says that if she wins the game, the first thing she's using the money for is a restraining order against him. It continues in Redux until Charizard has to hammer into his head that Weavile doesn't like him at all.
  • Took a Level in Dumbass: As Island goes on, he slowly goes from a guy with not too many smarts to a total idiot.
    Houndoom 
  • Arch-Enemy: He and Weavile are these to each other due to the latter getting Ninetales eliminated.
  • Bread, Eggs, Breaded Eggs: His nicknames include "Grump", "Grouch", and "Grumpy Grouch".
  • Brutally Honest: He's not afraid to tell his opinions of things, especially his dislike for the game.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: While a Dark-type hellhound Pokémon, he's a good guy.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Though a good guy, he's known for having a quick temper.
  • Hellhound: What did you expect, a Loch Ness Monster?
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He may be brash, grouchy, and brutally honest, but he's got a nobler side.
  • Love Triangle: He was in the middle of a rather messy one in World Tour. Ninetales ends up choosing him in the end.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: He is upset when he sees that helping Weavile win the challenge gets Ninetales eliminated.
  • Put on a Bus: In Redux.
  • Revenge: He joins Team Shadow to get revenge on Weavile for getting Ninetales eliminated.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: He quits World Tour after the Shoal Cave challenge. This doesn't stop Mew from bringing him back later.
  • The Aloner: He's often a lone wolf and wants to do things his way, but he does know that he needs someone around to help him keep his temper in check.
  • The Smart Guy: Of Team Storm.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes??: He has a big fear of being in or on water, and it even makes him quit World Tour for a while. Like with Weavile and Bronzong against fire, it's justified since he's part Fire-type.
    Kabutops 
  • Absurdly Sharp Blade: His scythes can deal some damage, but it sometimes cause him problems.
  • The Big Guy: Of the Dark/Ghost Alliance and Team Storm.
  • Bill... Bill... Junk... Bill...: During the creepy challenge in Redux, Kabutops mutters as he runs through the hall, "Door, door, creepy picture, door, door..."
  • Blood Knight: He loves a good fight.
  • The Bus Came Back: After having gotten out of juvie, he returns as a competitor in Redux.
  • Girls Love Stuffed Animals: Gender inverted. He still has a Tyrunt doll and gets touchy whenever someone brings it up. As it turns out, when he sees his doll with its head cut off, he casually remarks that he's cut the head off in his sleep six times.
  • Hidden Depths: Due to having been revived from a fossil, he knows all about fossils and how they work.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He love fighting a bit too much, but he's still loyal to his friends. In spite of earlier disliking Weavile, he's touched when she offers to sew his Tyrunt doll's head back on.
  • Jumped at the Call: During Redux, he's very eager to start Team Storm with Banette again.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Played for laughs in the amusement park challenge in 'Redux''. His talk of sex really distracts Banette and Gengar for most of the challenge.
  • Noodle Incident: He and Krookodile apparently knew each other from juvie.
  • Put on a Bus: For World Tour, though he appears in Bellsprout's show.
  • The Rival: With Scizor in Island and Krookodile in Redux. One big example is when both Pokémon are sent to a rocky island in place of Nightmare Island, where they spend their time arguing and throwing rocks at each other.
  • Running Gag: Always slicing things up with his sickles. Mew calls him out on destroying his property with the sickles.
  • Seen It All: He freaks out over his Tyrunt doll being missing, but when he sees that its head was missing, he just calmly says that he's cut its head off many times before.
  • This Is Something He's Got to Do Himself: He tells Weavile and Gliscor this while Banette finally confronts Trevenant once and for all.
  • The Unapologetic: Defied. Though he blames Weavile for them losing the fossil challenge in Redux, he says that if she proves that she's innocent, he'll admit that he was wrong. Weavile does that, and Kabutops apologizes and welcomes her more warmly.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Cacturne and Banette, willing to be loyal to them even if they're not in an alliance together.
  • Unresolved Sexual Tension: With Scizor in Island due to their very competitive natures.
    Lapras 
  • An Ice Person: She's part Ice-type.
  • Making a Splash: She's part Water-type. This gets deconstructed in non-water challenges, since she requires water to travel far by.
  • Nice Girl: Played with. While gentle and friendly, she's a little cool towards Houndoom when he betrays the team. Even so, she's willing to hear out his case and make her judgement from there.
  • Official Couple: With Dragonite. As of Redux, they're the first couple to officially be married.
    Lileep 
    Lopunny 
  • Alpha Bitch: Extremely rich and extremely bitchy.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: Not many Pokémon have anything nice to say about her, except those who are physically attracted to her. Even Banette, who originally had a small crush on her, is quickly repulsed by her because of her attitude.
  • Kick the Dog: She knows that Kadabra's plan was to mess up Gliscor, but she goes too far in breaking Pidgeotto's heart as well. This causes Kadabra to turn against her and eliminate her.
  • Love Makes You Dumb: Unlike Weavile, who's learned all about Hypno's vile nature over the course of the show, Lopunny still crushes on Hypno.
    Luxray 
  • Axe-Crazy: As Alakazam said, she was weird as a Shinx, crazy as a Luxio, and downright insane as a Luxray. He even says that by now, she should be in an insane asylum.
  • Cloud Cuckoolander: She was fine as a Shinx, but the weirdness pops up once she evolves into a Luxio, saying random things out of the blue. Once she evolves into Luxray, she gets even more insane.
  • Dreadful Musician: Surprisingly averted. In spite of her insanity, she sings very good.
  • Large Ham: Anything that comes out of her mouth is bound to make her this.
  • Nice Girl: In spite of her insanity, she's actually pretty nice.
  • Running Gag: Stating very weird things, making others stare at her for a long time or change the subject. It gets more insane once she becomes a Luxray.
  • The Dreaded: Played for laughs when Bisharp sees her secret file. Her file is said to be so horrendous that even the cunning Bisharp decides not to peek into it and have it burned. On a much more serious note, her insanity is so high that even Mega Alakazam (a cold calculating monster) is unable to process her mind and is reverted back into normal Alakazam.
  • Toon Physics: Due to her insanity, she can do plenty of things that defy physics. Examples include breathing underwater and skating on walls. Plenty of Pokémon question how this is possible.
  • Violently Protective Girlfriend: Due to Krookodile's scheme against Mamoswine, Luxray vows to hunt Krookodile down and eliminate him from the game.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: To say she is scared of clowns would be an understatement. So much so that she actually praises Trevenant for brutally beating up Chuckles the Mr. Mime clown.
    Mamoswine 
  • An Ice Person: He's part Ice-type.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: He's a usually laid-back guy who loves to eat, but he doesn't take kindly to cruelty or Luxray being insulted. He even intimidates the prissy Pidgeot into letting Luxray sing when the former refuses to let the latter sing. He also calls Krookodile out on his insults.
  • Big Eater: This is a major understatement, and helping matters is that he's one of the largest Pokémon in the game.
  • Big Fun: He's big, fat, and jolly.
  • The Big Guy: Of his and Luxray's little gang.
  • Dishing Out Dirt: He's part Ground-type.
  • Emotional Bruiser: While calling out Bellsprout for being cruel to others, he threatens to fight him in battle and see if Bellsprout can really walk the walk.
  • Full-Boar Action: He's referred to as a porker or a pig.
  • Good Counterpart: To Krookodile. Mamoswine is rather fat for his species, he's come from a rich family, and he's able to make friends in the show and out. Krookodile, on the other hand, is rather skinny for his species, he's been poor all his life, and he's not interested in making friends.
  • I Will Fight No More Forever: After he has seen Bellsprout's jerky self in Redux, he refuses to participate in the quiz challenge even further. Bisharp is angry about this and gets him eliminated the first time.
  • Loophole Abuse: For pulling a loophole that Mew doesn't approve of, he's forced to read Mew's book about loopholes and learns a lot from it. He's even saved Gengar from elimination after he Mega Evolves twice by exploiting a loophole from Mew's book (saying that there's no actual video evidence that Gengar Mega Evolved twice), but it sadly doesn't save him from being eliminated a second time.
  • Nice Guy: He's a big jolly porker who joined the show to make friends and have a good time.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Ice cream and poffins.
  • Was Too Hard on Him: Even though he was right in calling Bellsprout out on his behavior, he still feels bad for doing it.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: His fear is food turning on him, as seen in the fear challenge when he's confronted by a food monster. But when he sees that the monster is made partly of ice cream, he forgets his fear and decides to eat it. He also hates running out of food or unable to enjoy eating if being told not to eat, as seen when he cries during a dare because Charmeleon eats cookies in front of him.
    Mawile 
  • The Stoic: Mawile is shown to be quiet and rather surly at times.
    Mismagius 
  • Amicable Exes: After Banette and Mismagius break up, they eventually become friends again once Trevenant gets booted out.
  • Bi the Way: She hooks up with Banette (male) in Island and breaks up with him in World Tour, while having a crush on Gardevoir (female). She later gets together with Trevenant (male) but breaks up with him due to him abusing her, and she finally gets with Roserade (female), but it doesn't last long.
  • Brutal Honesty: She doesn't sugarcoat it when telling the others that Ninetales needs to be the one to fix her own Love Triangle.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: In World Tour, where she is tricked by Hypno into believing that Banette and Gardevoir are dating. This attitude had been around before Hypno's trickery, but it was downplayed.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Like Gengar and Banette, she tries to subvert the stereotype that Ghost types are evil.
  • Damsel in Distress: Defied. Mismagius is trapped in her abusive relationship with Trevenant to keep her friends from being hurt once they'd find out that she's abused.
  • Inferiority Superiority Complex: Her jumping to conclusions is a result of feeling less confident of herself.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She's quite brash and sassy, but she means well.
  • Mama Bear: To Trapinch in World Tour when Digless accidentally breaks her heart.
  • Misplaced Retribution: She shows this to Diglett because he breaks Trapinch's heart (though he does let her down gently).
  • Shout-Out: Her song at Goldenrod in World Tour is a shout-out to the Fergie song "Fergalicious".
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: This starts in the first half of Redux due to Trevenant's urging, who tells her that Banette is only asking for help due to himself wanting to win, and she won't listen to Banette's apologies as a result. Fortunately, she overcomes this and becomes friends with Banette and Gardevoir again.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Thankfully, she slowly becomes friendly with Banette again and finally rejects Trevenant. She and Banette don't get back together, but they decide to remain friends.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Like Pidgeot, Mismagius is afraid that Ninetales is cheating on Houndoom with Arcanine and is willing to do whatever it takes to make her see that. She is kinder about it and less dramatic, though she's more brutally honest).
    Ninetales 
  • Love Triangle: She gets into a very messy one between herself, her boyfriend Houndoom, and Arcanine in World Tour. Fortunately, she's able to heal the rift between her and Arcanine in Redux, and they decide to be friends.
  • Nice Girl: She's calm and friendly.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Her threats to expose Weavile's schemes in Island push Weavile over the edge from mild team leader to Alpha Bitch.
    Pidgeot 
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: Downplayed in Total Pokémon Island but played straight in World Tour. It's revealed that she's sometimes pulled the Lopunny card to guilt-trip Gliscor.
  • Domestic Abuse: Emotionally and financially abusive towards Gliscor. She sets standards too high for him to jump to, and she plans to use all of the money he got from Mew (for leaving while being sick) on shopping. Her unreasonable standards are what leads him to break up with her.
  • Drama Queen: She is very emotional to a ridiculous decree.
  • Innocently Insensitive: Other Pokémon have noted that she doesn't realize that people can't stand her casual insults.
  • Not Good with Rejection: She did not take Gliscor breaking up with her due to her neediness well. She even shows it by insulting Gliscor's singing and saying that he was an even worse boyfriend, making him feel very upset. Honchkrow calls her out on this, especially when she tries pulling out the Lopunny card.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: As a Pidgeotto, she was kind. But as a Pidgeot, she gets very shallow.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Her concerns about Ninetales cheating on Houndoom are reasonable, but the lengths she goes to do it aren't.
    Primeape 
  • Butch Lesbian: The reason she and Rhydon stopped dating was because Primeape isn't into guys; she's into other girls. She definitely has the attitude of a butch lesbian.
  • Hidden Depths: Despite her brawn and anger issues, she's also rather smart. Examples include opting to vote Gardevoir out because she wants to keep things interesting and knowing about Kadabra's two-timing nature before anyone else.
  • Noodle Incident: Her and Rhydon dating is never mentioned that much.
  • Pet the Dog: She's been surprisingly sympathetic to Diglett when he gets eliminated in Island, and she talks to Wooper for a while without mauling him.
    Rhydon 
  • The Brute: Of Team Conquer.
  • Dishing Out Dirt: He's a Rock/Ground type, so it's to be expected.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: He beats up Wooper for surprising him.
  • Foreshadowing: He guesses that Bronzong is a threat because he's pretending to lazy. As revealed later, he's right.
  • Hidden Depths: He's pretty smart for a bruiser.
  • Hypocritical Humor: He laughs at Charmeleon for being scared of water when he himself can't swim and is four times weak against water. Charmeleon even points out the hypocrisy.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: This usually angry bully can be seen lighting a lighter and waving it along Dragonite's very emotional song in Redux, and he's seen chatting with Wooper, the Pokémon he had mercilessly thrashed earlier.
  • My Beloved Grandsmother: He fears his grandma Rhyperior because of the bone-crushing hugs she gives him. His girlfriend Nidoqueen jokes at how she'll call his grandma on him if he starts acting up.
  • Never Live It Down: He really hates it when people remind him that he had beaten up Wooper, having already apologized to Wooper for that.
  • Noodle Incident: It turns out that Rhydon and Primeape had dated in the past. But ever since Primeape revealed that she's a lesbian, they broke up.
  • Official Couple: He's hanging out with a Nidoqueen.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: He gets along well with Charmeleon despite their arguments. He's also the only member of Weavile's team to get along with the others in the team in spite of being an angry bully.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: He gives one to Garchomp at Dragonite's party in Redux for not moving past forcing Charizard to evolve. He even tells her that she's made her bed so she has to lay in it.
    Venomoth 
    Vileplume 
    Weavile 
  • Absurdly Sharp Claws: She carves ice sculptures pretty good with her claws. However, this leads to Kabutops accusing her of cheating in Redux when one of their fossils was clawed into (it was Krookodile who gnawed on the bone). Fortunately, Weavile clears her name by showing the differences of their marks.
  • Action Girl: As expected of a Weavile.
  • Alpha Bitch: She slowly becomes this in Island.
  • An Ice Person: She's part Ice type.
  • Armor-Piercing Slap: She gives Hypno a big one before he's exposed as a sadistic fraud.
  • Big Bad: In Season 1 and briefly in Season 2, until her Heel–Face Turn.
  • Dark Action Girl: In Island, but this eventually fades away.
  • Dark Is Evil: She is part Dark-type and was the Big Bad of Season 1. That is, until her Heel–Face Turn.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: After her Heel–Face Turn. Played straight in Season 3.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Even after becoming a good guy, she's still got a sharp and witty tongue.
  • Demoted to Dragon: In World Tour, second only to Hypno.
  • Drunk On Power: She admits in Redux that the reason she got the way she was in Island was that she got paranoid with someone overthrowing her.
  • Heel–Face Turn: In Total Pokémon World Tour, where she finally turns over a new leaf and tells Alakazam to defeat Hypno.
  • Irony: Back in Island, Weavile willingly cheated to get ahead in the game. In Redux, she now frowns upon Krookodile for willingly cheating to get ahead in the game.
  • Jerkass: In Total Pokémon Island, where she plots to dominate the game and doesn't care who she crushes to do it.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: In Total Pokémon Redux, becoming kinder if not actually friendlier.
  • Kick the Dog: She does this plenty of times in Total Pokémon Island and relishes in it. The biggest one is voting off Ninetales in spite of Houndoom begging her not to.
  • Love Makes You Dumb: In World Tour, she falls for Hypno and refuses to listen to Alakazam when he tries to warn her of Hypno and his schemes. She keeps defending his actions, forgetting that she was supposed to have had turned a new leaf. It bites her back hard when she's eliminated by Hypno.
  • Never Live It Down: Several Pokémon don't move past Weavile's behavior in Island, which she's now ashamed of.
  • Noodle Incident: She had done something with Charmeleon during Island, but it's never fully explained.
  • Official Couple: With Banette.
  • Sanity Slippage: During the latter part of Island.
  • Smug Snake: In Island, she proves herself to be a major jerk and seems to relish it.
  • Supreme Chef: As revealed in World Tour. She also knows how to make some good soufflés, but in Redux, they get burned due to Krookodile cheating.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Mismagius's dismissive attitude to Banette's fear in Redux makes Weavile explode at her, calling her out for still hating Banette for a reason that wasn't his fault.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: She's scared of fire. Justified because she's an Ice-type.
    Wooper 
  • An Ice Person: He's able to use Ice Punch in spite of not having any arms.
  • Children Are Innocent: Downplayed. While most likely a juvenile, he's rather curious about Primeape's and Rhydon's relationship, thinking that they're having an affair. This is despite the fact that to have an affair, one would have to be married.
  • Cloud Cuckoolander: Not as much as Luxray, but he does have his moments. One moment includes staring at a pile of firewood for a long time, thinking that it'll make it catch fire.
  • The Determinator: He's determined to help his friends until the end. "Where there's a will, there's a way" is his way of looking at life.
  • Hidden Depths: He's actually very smart, but his ADHD gets in the way.
  • Those Two Guys: With Diglett.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Diglett.

Introduced in Season 2

    Arcanine 
  • Big Damn Heroes: He pulls a great one for Weavile at Stark Mountain.
  • Casanova Wannabe: He is a handsome dude who can smile big and be cool to the ladies.
  • Good Is Not Nice: He says at one point that just because he's a cool guy doesn't mean he can be nice all the time. He also gets really fed up with Mightyena's anti-social behavior and tells her so, really hard.
  • Heroic Dog: As seen when he saves Weavile at Stark Mountain.
  • Lovable Jock: He's a believer in exercise, and he's a pretty nice guy too.
  • Love Hurts: Really bad for this guy.
  • Love Triangle: He gets into a very messy love triangle with Ninetales and Houndoom in World Tour, he and the latter fighting for Ninetales's affection.
  • Nice Guy: And sometimes, even nice guys have their limits. Even after calling out Mightyena on her behavior, he doesn't have it in him to hate someone. Earlier, however, he's a friendlier guy, saving food for the female players first and even saving Weavile from magma in Stark Mountain.
  • Romantic False Lead: To Ninetales, where he lets her closer instead of shoving his way in. He's disappointed in her leading him on, but this eventually goes away when he and Ninetales make up with each other.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Like loads of other Fire-types, he's scared of water.
     Froslass 
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: Literal ice queen. At first, she assumes Gengar just wants to be her boyfriend because he wants her money, and he tells her that he didn't want her money at all. She later apologizes for assuming it about him and explains why she's aloof. So they make up, and Froslass becomes much friendlier.
  • Everything's Better with Sparkles: She's a shiny Froslass.
  • G-Rated Drug: Sugar, thanks to Gengar.
  • Lovable Alpha Bitch: She has a kind heart under her icy attitude.
  • Nice Girl: After she becomes Gengar's girlfriend, she's friendlier and more open to other Pokémon.
  • Official Couple: With Gengar.
  • Sweet Tooth: She now loves chocolate, but it gives her a major sugar rush as a result.
  • The Stoic: Before she becomes Gengar's girlfriend, she's cold and aloof.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Being with Gengar definitely brings out her kind side.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Thanks to Gengar, chocolate.
    Honchkrow 
  • Arch-Enemy: To Alakazam during Redux, putting up a serious fight against him.
  • Battle Couple: With Crobat.
  • Big Applesauce: She appears to have a Brooklyn accent.
  • Blackmail: To keep Crobat in the game, Honchkrow threatens Bisharp and Toxicroak into voting Gothitelle out. If they didn't, she would keep going after them.
  • Brutal Honesty: She hammers into Crobat's brain that his cowardice and low self-esteem is what's holding him back.
  • Casting a Shadow: She's part Dark-type.
  • Creepy Crows: Her appearance can make someone think of this.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Despite...not being a gangster, she can be brash but well-meaning on her own terms.
  • Greed: Money and jewels are a thing that motivates her into doing things. It's even because of this that she finds a Dusk Stone, evolving from a Murkrow into a Honchkrow.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Loud, brash, and caring for others in her "gang".
  • Running Gag: Correcting anyone who calls her a gangster. She eventually admits that she really is a gangster to Crobat, who's not surprised at all.
  • The Determinator: She never gives up a challenge. However, this ends up biting her in the tailfeathers when she gets sick from an eating challenge in World Tour.
  • The Don: She's the leader of her two-member team, acting like a Mafia boss.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Honchkrow gives a sharp one to Crobat for always giving up easily and assuming she'll be hurt by him. She even tells him that she knows the risks and is still willing to be with him.
    Hypno 
  • Affably Evil: While a villain, he acts respectable and friendly. The act drops very quick when someone slights him, accidentally or deliberately.
  • Back for the Dead: Downplayed since he doesn't die, but he does get kicked off a few episodes after he's reintroduced.
  • Berserk Button: Being called ugly really sets him off.
  • Big Bad: Of World Tour.
  • The Charmer: As one of his nicknames says, he's the "Friendly Charmer". But this changes to "Cruel Sadist" once everyone finds out the truth about him.
  • The Corrupter: He's forever ruined Banette and Mismagius's romantic relationship.
  • Everything's Better with Sparkles: Deconstructed. He's revealed to be a shiny, but he's so ashamed of it that he does anything it takes to hide the pain, even if it meant hurting others.
  • Freudian Excuse: He is a shiny Hypno and is ashamed of it due to being abandoned by his parents and bullied over it. So he starts taking his pain out on other Pokémon.
  • He’s Back: Near the start of Redux, he gets back into the game by posing as a Probopass. However, he gets kicked out not long after he returns.
  • Hypocrite: He taunts Alakazam for having a "strong and stupid" Machamp as a father, yet his own parents abandoned him for being shiny.
  • Inferiority Superiority Complex: He views his shiny form to be very ugly, and he has a reason to think so, for his parents abandoned him because of that. To hide his self-loathing, however, he starts behaving in a cruel way to boost his bruised ego. He lashes out at other Pokémon for not liking or even trusting him a bit.
  • Interspecies Adoption: After he was abandoned by his parents, a Jynx raises him as if he were her own son. Hypno, however, is far from grateful and renounces her as his mother.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: He does his best to help others out. In truth, though, he's helping them along so that he can nab the prize for himself.
  • Kick the Dog: He's done plenty of Growlithe kicking. He's hypnotized Dragonite into staying awake and acting hostile, cruelly dumped Weavile in front of everyone, taunted Alakazam about his heritage and even has a song about it, and turned Mismagius against Banette.
  • Light Is Not Good: He's a light-colored Pokémon with a deathly jet-black heart.
  • Makeup Is Evil: He wears this to cover his shininess.
  • Manipulative Bastard: His lies were so stinging that Mismagius still believes in his lies about Banette even after he's been exposed and defeated.
  • Parental Abandonment: He's abandoned as an infant because his parents didn't like him being a shiny Drowzee.
  • Retcon: His old story was that he was born to a Jynx, which was bound to cause problems, and it gives him a horrible rash. But Dark Amphithere felt that it didn't make any sense, so he changed Hypno's story to him being ashamed of being a shiny Hypno.
  • Sanity Slippage: His eagerness to get farther ahead in the game makes him less gentlemanly and more sadistic.
  • Shipper on Deck: Apparently, he supports Banette and Gardevoir being together. But he's actually telling Mismagius that to emotionally cripple her and make her lose all trust in Banette.
  • Shout-Out: His return is like that of Alejandro from Total Drama All Stars.
  • Smug Snake: Hypno loves singing his own praises a lot.
  • The Sociopath: He relishes in making lives miserable for other Pokémon.
  • Sore Loser: He never takes losing well, even declaring that he'll still compete even after he's eliminated.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: He's raised by a Jynx after his parents leave him, and she raised him up the best she could. In spite of that, Hypno still hates her.
  • Villainous Breakdown: When everyone finds out his true nature and try to outsmart him, he seems less charming and more cruel. He even resorts to trying to kill the cast a few times only to be tricked. He completely loses it a lot more when Alakazam reveals Hypno's past.

Introduced in Season 3

    Bisharp 
  • Absurdly Sharp Claws: He prizes his blades, handles them with care, and even uses them in sword fights with Weavile and Kabutops.
  • Anti-Villain: While he seems like a stoic villain, he has his moments of being good.
  • Dark Is Evil: Downplayed. He's more hardass than actually evil, but the most evil thing he does is basically see the game as chess and hide his emotions.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Even if he's a cold and calculating Pokémon, he will not mess up his teammates during a competition. He also disapproves of Trevenant abusing Mismagius and has him voted off (though it's more of Bisharp not wanting his alliance to crumble due to having angry Pokémon), and he shows disdain toward Hypno's nasty tricks.
  • Extra-ore-dinary: He's part Steel-type.
  • Genius Bruiser: In addition to being cunning, he's also pretty handy with fighting, such as fighting the Beedrill in the fear challenge and having sword fights with Weavile and Kabutops.
  • Not So Stoic: On his date with Medicham after she returns, he can show that he does have emotions buried underneath it all. He's never had no emotions; he just keeps them undercover for the sake of the game.
  • Precision F-Strike: He mutters "Holy shit" when he sees how powerful Mamoswine is during the derby.
  • Ship Tease: With Medicham. Ultimately, he puts the game before her, though he does have hidden feelings for her.
  • The Chessmaster: He views the whole game as a chess game, using his foes as pawns to get further.
  • The Stoic: He usually hides his emotions really well.
  • Terrible Trio: With Toxicroak and Trevenant before Trevenant gets booted.
  • True Companions: In spite of his seriousness and Toxicroak's goofiness, they are very good friends.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Whenever one of his pawns has finished their job or disobeys him, he disposes of them. Because the angry Trevenant is very aggressive to the point of causing pain (such as abusing Mismagius), Bisharp convinces everyone to vote Trevenant off. He also votes off Mamoswine for putting his emotions before the challenge.
    Krookodile 
  • Bath of Poverty: He mentions to Mamoswine that since he's poor and on the streets, he's had to sneak into gyms late at night just to take a shower.
  • Big Eater: Surprisingly just as much as Mamoswine. Being homeless with not much to eat has something to do with it.
  • Casting a Shadow: He's part Dark-type.
  • Character Tic: He's often seen tapping his nose.
  • Dark Is Evil: More on the jerkish side, but he's still pretty jerky. He's also a Dark-type Pokémon.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Mainly aimed at Luxray and her eccentric ways.
  • Dick Dastardly Stops to Cheat: His main tactic in winning challenges is, of course, to cheat.
  • Dishing Out Dirt: Besides being part Dark-type, he's also part Ground-type. He's also used Dig (a Ground-type move) to fight dirty.
  • Dreadful Musician: Played for laughs. He deliberately sings bad (along with goofy music) while singing about how Pidgeot's singing competition was a stupid idea. This gets several laughs from the other Pokémon.
  • Eureka Moment: He often gets these while scheming to sabotage a challenge.
  • Freudian Excuse: He's most likely poor and homeless, trying to survive on the streets. While it does explain his behavior, as well as makes Mamoswine decide to treat him nicer, he still uses this to lure Mamoswine off his guard so he could swipe his tickets.
  • Irrational Hatred: He has a deep loathing for Mamoswine for being rich, fat, happy, and popular while he grew up poor, thin, unhappy, and alone. He also dislikes Luxray just for being weird.
  • It's All About Me: Krookodile makes sure that he's looking out for himself in the game. Being probably homeless and alone has a part in that.
  • Jerkass: He doesn't like nice Pokémon or hyperactive ones, being in the game only to win.
  • Never Smile at a Crocodile: Especially a sand crocodile.
  • Pass the Popcorn: He eats cotton candy while waiting for Cacturne's challenge to end. He also eats rotten tomatoes during the romance challenge.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: He gives Mamoswine a nasty one, saying that Mamoswine doesn't deserve to return to the game when he's already rich, fat, and happy. It probably comes from him being homeless and living out on the streets, which may or may not be true.
  • The Rival: His rivalry with Kabutops is already well-known in Redux. One example is when he and Kabutops are sent to a rocky island instead of Nightmare Island, where they spend their time arguing and throwing rocks at each other.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: He hates going to the dentist.
     Marill 
     Medicham 
  • Bare-Fisted Monk: As part Fighting type, this is to be expected.
  • Black and White Insanity: Her belief of right vs. wrong goes off the rails even if the Pokémon does something slightly wrong in her eyes. Toxicroak even tells her that this kind of attitude isn't really needed in the type of game they're playing.
  • Black and White Morality: She firmly believes in a right vs. wrong way of playing the game. She lets it slip a bit once she returns to the game.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: As Mega Medicham, who goes from calm and collected warrior to loud and brash brawler. This seems to hint at her past when she had very likely been a bully.
  • The Bus Came Back: She returns after being eliminated the first time.
  • Everything's Better with Sparkles: She's a shiny Medicham.
  • Good Is Not Nice: After a heated argument with Bisharp, Medicham now resorts to fighting dirty.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Her fighting dirty moment during the amusement park challenge ceases all neutrality she and Bisharp had, and he now declares war.
  • Not So Different: She holds Pokémon to her standards, and she goes against them if they don't hold up, like Bisharp. This is something Toxicroak of all Pokémon tells her.
  • Screw the Rules, I'm Doing What's Right!: Her main attitude in challenges. She even refuses to fight a senseless fight if her opponent is down.
  • Super Mode: Her Mega form loves to fight a lot.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: As a Meditite, she had done rather questionable things. But after she had evolved, she decided to do what's right from now on.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: She gives a burning one to Garchomp and Bisharp for forcing Charmeleon to evolve.
     Noivern 
     Swampert 
  • Afraid of Needles: What everyone learns when Toxicroak has to do Swampert's fear in the fear challenge.
  • Badass Gay: Kabutops and Crobat are surprised to hear that Swampert is gay. While Swampert doesn't have a current boyfriend, he's still eager to make other male friends during the game. He's certainly got the strength for it.
  • Badass Pacifist: He doesn't like fighting too much, but he's a very powerful player.
  • Dishing Out Dirt: He's part Ground type.
  • Dreadful Musician: He makes one short song about working out, but it fails because he can't think of any other lyrics to add to it.
  • Making a Splash: He's part Water type.
  • Nice Guy: He's a large and lovable lug.
  • Noodle Incident: He had once made soup, which apparently burned his friend Sceptile. He was even accused of using the move Scald to make the broth too hot.
  • Super Mode: Mega Swampert is a brute compared to normal Swampert.
  • The Big Guy: One of the buffest guys in the cast. He loves working out and is always looking for more pupils to train.
  • The Brute: As Mega Swampert.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: As Mega Swampert, he gets more aggressive and more eager to fight.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Thanks to his workouts, protein shakes.
     Toxicroak 
  • Butt-Monkey: He's usually the first guy to get eliminated after the teams merge together.
  • Did You Just Punch Out Cthulhu?: He manages to get Alakazam knocked out of the race car challenge with Sleep Powder added to his car. Some of the Pokemon commend him on using this idea to knock out a powerful player, even though Alakazam is extremely embarrassed about it.
  • Dreadful Musician: He starts out fine in Pidgeot's singing challenge, but he rails into this when he breaks off laughing in the middle of his song.
  • Dumbass Has a Point: He's not the smartest Pokémon, but even he tells Medicham that she's holding others to her standards too much.
  • Nice Guy: He's the nicest of Bisharp's gang.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: He's the jokester of Team Night.
  • Supreme Chef: He makes really good cupcakes, which Weavile compliments him for later.
  • Terrible Trio: With Bisharp and Trevenant before the latter is kicked off.
  • The Hyena: He loves to laugh.
  • Token Good Teammate: Between the cold calculating Bisharp and the brutal and aggressive Trevenant, Toxicroak is the friendliest in Bisharp's team.
  • Verbal Tic: His laugh often shows up when he's either at ease or nervous.
    Trevenant 
  • Blood Knight: He's a bloodthirsty walking ghost tree.
  • Break Them by Talking: He tries doing this to Banette during their final fight, saying that no one believes in him. However, that only fuels Banette's anger and forces him to Mega Evolve.
  • The Brute: Of Bisharp's group.
  • Dark Is Evil: Probably this series' most brutal and vicious competitor, and being a Ghost-type to boot.
  • Domestic Abuse: Towards Mismagius for questioning his brutal behavior.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: While Mismagius saying that Hypno causing her to break up was true, Trevenant points out that she has her insecurities about her relationship with Banette and Gardevoir, thus Hypno giving her a little push.
  • Karmic Elimination: Due to his violent nature and abusive ways, he is finally thrown off of the island after Banette defeats him. He ends up having to go into therapy afterwards.
  • Kick the Dog: He attacks Mismagius just because she disagreed with his brutal ways.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Unlike other antagonists, he doesn't have a lot of funny moments.
  • Manipulative Bastard: He convinces Mismagius that Banette is only using her to win and encourages her to hold a grudge against him. He admits that he doesn't know if it's true or not, nor does he care.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: He delivers a brutal one towards Banette during Bellsprout's quiz challenge. Unfortunately for him, Mega Banette gives him one as well after Cacturne's challenge.
  • Nothing Is Scarier: Whatever he did to Chuckles the Mr. Mime in the reverse fear challenge is left almost completely unexplained, but most of the others are horrified by his actions. There is a hint of what happens when Diglett cries, "A Pokémon should not be bent that way!"
  • The Sociopath
  • Terrible Trio: With Bisharp and Toxicroak before his elimination.
    Unfeazant 
  • Digging Yourself Deeper: When outed for elimination, Unfeazant breaks his arrogant attitude and chuckles nervously about how he's actually very weak. Alakazam smirks and says that eliminating a weak Pokémon is just as good as eliminating a threat.
  • Foil: In a way, to Electrode. Both are arrogant Pokémon, and both are eliminated in their first challenges ever. But Unfeazant is too narcissistic to bear to be with and never appears again after he's eliminated, while Electrode has some good moments and even plays more in World Tour.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: He gets eliminated in the very first challenge because of his boasting. Unlike Electrode (who gets eliminated for his attitude but at least hopes someone on his team wins), he doesn't wish for anyone to win, and he doesn't even show up ever again.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: He boasts of being the biggest threat in the entire game. Alakazam decides to play along and use it to eliminate him.
  • Jerkass: He's made enemies faster than Lopunny did. Because of his unlikable attitude, he gets eliminated in the very first challenge.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Bragging about being the ultimate threat is not a good way to stay in the game for long.
  • What Could Have Been: He was originally going to be a Talonflame.

Hosts

    Mew 
  • Bad Boss: He often treats Mewtwo with little respect (post Redux, anyway). He also makes no effort to make lives easier for his contestants. While he does relieve some of the attitude in Redux, it's still there.
  • Berserk Button: Mentioning Celebi in World Tour. He also hates it when his property (whether they be baseball bats, kickballs, or planes) are wrecked.
  • Butt-Monkey: He's put through a lot of humiliation when Giratina briefly takes control of the game, being taken from spot to spot and being beaten up by other legendary Pokemon.
  • Dirty Old Man: Judging that he may be middle aged, he's perverted towards the younger Gardevoir.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: In spite of liking cheating, he doesn't approve of Weavile tampering with the elimination votes and decides to ban any further interference. He also feels bad for Gliscor being sick and allows him to leave the game, paying him in the process.
  • Freudian Excuse: His only friend in college was Mewtwo, and a competition between the legendary Pokémon causes Mew to go from friendly to greedy and sadistic.
  • It's All About Me: Mew is a very self-absorbed Pokémon. This causes nearly all of his former friends to turn against him.
  • Jerkass: He knows it, and he loves it.
  • Karma Houdini: Zigzagged. He can get away with his crimes, but more often than not, he can get his just desserts.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: When he gets punished for his crimes, it's satisfying.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: He reveals that he's shown some regret in cheating in his competition to be the host. If he hadn't, he believed, then Celebi would have deserved to be the host instead.
  • Pet the Dog: He let Mamoswine (a Swinub back then) hang around with him during a challenge. He even lets Gliscor leave the game when he gets terribly sick, pays for his hospital bills, and even gives him some money for an apology.
  • Running Gag: In all three series, he calls out Kabutops for damaging his property with his scythes. In World Tour, he and Mewtwo are often seen talking about their college days.
  • When He Smiles: He does smile, but usually in a psychotic way. When he and Celebi make up, however, the smile he has is a rare amazing one.
    Mewtwo 
  • Arch-Enemy: Of Banette in Island and World Tour. It stops in Redux, though they fake their animosity for the sake of ratings.
  • Berserk Button: Banette in general, at first. He also doesn't like orders being not obeyed and his favorite songs being ruined.
  • Big Damn Heroes: He steps in before Mega Banette can do more damage, Mega Evolving and battling him.
  • Call-Back: Due to saying that Mew convinced him to turn good and spare the humans who made him, this may be the same Mewtwo from Pokémon Red and Blue, being experimented on.
  • Drill Sergeant Nasty: He even make a challenge involving this, being the sergeant major in a boot camp challenge. He even dresses up for the occasion.
  • Enemy Mine: With Banette in the latter part of World Tour.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: While Mewtwo is gruff and aggressive, there are lines even he won't cross. In Redux, there are times where he calls out Mew for taking some challenges too far.
  • Friendly Enemy: What he and Banette are now. They pretend to keep fighting to keep up appearances and ratings.
  • Humans Are Bastards: Due to being cloned and experimented on, he has nothing but contempt for humans. It's revealed that he once tried killing humans, but Mew convinced him to spare them.
  • Hidden Depths: Music-wise, he's a fan of the Spice Girls and knows their song "Wannabe" very well.
  • I Will Wait for You: For Deoxys S.
  • Jerkass: He is this for all of Island and most of World Tour.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He actually becomes this in the latter half of World Tour and throughout Redux, stern and gruff but eventually becoming helpful.
  • Kick the Dog: During Island, he rigs many challenges for Banette to lose in. In Island, the worst he does is screwing over Banette and getting him eliminated.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: For getting Banette eliminated from the game in Island, Mewtwo has to be the chef at Loser's Land, where Banette was staying at.
  • Lethal Chef: Not many contestants like his cooking since the stuff he cooks is gross, and Banette even says he won't be in a challenge if Mewtwo cooked the food. This gets subverted once he's reuinited with Deoxys-S, as Bisharp remarks that Mewtwo's cooking has gotten much better.
  • Not So Different: Mewtwo notes that he and Banette have something in common: they are Pokémon who had been tortured by humans in the past.
  • The Only One Allowed to Defeat You: He gets angry that Giratina is keeping Banette in the Distortion World because he believes he was the one who should take him down. In the end, he does actually defeat Banette but under very different circumstances.
  • Running Gag: In both Island and World Tour, he and Banette are always sniping at each other and playing pranks against each other. In World Tour, he and Mew are often talking about their college days.
  • Super Mode: His chosen Form is Mega Mewtwo X, which he uses to take down Mega Banette.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Downplayed. He's still not nice, but he's more polite towards Banette and others now. He even has normal chats with the contestants.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Mew in Redux, even if he has his complaints.
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