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Simon Rocket/Ketchum

Ash's half elder brother and an Aura Guardian with very weak powers, he is two years older and hates Team Rocket. Currently seeking to stop the Rebels in Johto with his friends, Lyra and Ethan.

  • Archnemesis Dad: Played weirdly to say the least. Simon left at an early age because he didn't like his father was a Mafia boss. It still lasts to this day, to the point the kid uses his half-brother's last name rather than his own. Strangely enough, despite being fully aware of it, Giovanni still dotes on him and Ash ...
  • Big Brother Instinct: Definitely. He didn't even know Ash was his brother that he was already trying to protect him from being crushed by Giovanni. Given how strong Ash is, this is hardly necessary ...
  • Big Brother Mentor: Older than Ash and more relaxed, as well as already knowledgeable in Aura, the two have an excellent relationship. Ash likes him a lot.
  • Composite Character: Word of God clearly based the boy on Silver/Kamon from the G/S/C series, but with the twist of being Ash's brother. His name shows it as it comes from Silver/Kamon. There was already a Silver in the story.
  • Cool Big Bro: Is very friendly and caring toward Ash, trying to protect him from Giovanni's influence and actively supporting him during the Indigo Conference.
  • Empowered Badass Normal: Can control Aura, although his powers are considerably weaker than Ash's.
  • Fiery Red Head: Inverted. Simon has crimson-red hair but is quieter than Ash.
  • Missing Mom: His mother, Esmeralda, died protecting him from Team Dark Moon.
  • One Steve Limit: The reason why his name is Simon instead of Silver.
  • Weak, but Skilled: Having discovered his powers earlier, Simon is more skilled than his younger brother in the use of Aura. However, their power level are on a totally different scale. And their mentor is even stronger.

Giovanni Rocket

Team Rocket's leader and Simon's father, he is officially Ash's uncle as he and Bruno (Ash's official father) are siblings. Unofficially, however, he is Ash's biological father due to a one-night stand with Delia. Though a criminal lord and an antagonist at first, he quickly allies with the group after the rebellion of a fraction of Team Rocket. He and Silver became friends after the man saved his son from Team Dark Moon.

  • Doting Parent: Is always here for either of his children, sometimes despite their wishes, and gave Ash his Sandshrew after his victory.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Utterly loves his sons despite the fact both antagonize him for being a criminal. When Simon was captured and Esmeralda died, he was unable to do anything for some time and swore eternal friendship to Silver after the rescue.
  • So Proud of You: said word for word to Ash after his victory.


One of the five Ancient Rulers and the youngest of them, she is nonetheless the second most powerful of the lot and stands for Good and Harmony. After dying sealing the dimensional rift over Shamouti Island, the life energy of the place slowly restored her strength and resurrected her after a mere thousand years. She still remained asleep, keeping Lugia company, in order to avoid Arceus. She reappears after saving Ash and Lugia with Shiny Celebi's help and holds off the three Birds, buying time for the group to restore the balance. She is Dana's little sister and Silver's wife, much to everyone's surprise.



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