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{{CharacterInfobox
 
|name=Brock
 
|jname=タケシ
 
|tmname=Takeshi
 
|slogan=yes
 
|sloganline="The Rock-Solid Pokémon Trainer!"
 
|image=[[Image:FL Brock.png|100px]]
 
|caption=Art from Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen
 
|age=yes
 
|years=15 (as of [[EP005|debut]])
 
|gender=Male
 
|colors=yes
 
|eyes=Black
 
|hair=Brown
 
|hometown=[[Pewter City]]
 
|region=[[Kanto]]
 
|relatives={{an|Flint}} (father), [[Lola]] (mother), [[Forrest]] (brother), {{Brocksib|8 other siblings}} (all anime only)
 
|trainer=yes
 
|trainerclass=[[Gym Leader]], {{pkmn|Breeder}} (anime only)|
 
|game=yes
 
|generation={{Gen|I}}, {{Gen|II}}, {{Gen|III}}
 
|games=[[Pokémon Red and Blue Versions|Red, Blue]], {{v2|Yellow}}, [[Pokémon Gold and Silver Versions|Gold, Silver]], {{v2|Crystal}}, [[Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen Versions|FireRed, LeafGreen]], [[Pokémon Stadium (English)|Stadium]], {{g|Stadium 2}}
 
|leader=yes
 
|gym=Pewter Gym
 
|type={{t|Rock}}
 
|badge=Boulder Badge
 
|brain=no
 
|anime=yes
 
|epnum=EP005
 
|epname=Showdown in Pewter City
 
|enva=[[Eric Stuart]] ({{4Kids}})<br>[[Bill Rogers]] ({{PUSA}})
 
|java=[[Yūji Ueda]]
 
|}}
 
'''Brock''' (Japanese: '''タケシ''' ''Takeshi'') is the [[Gym Leader]] of [[Pewter City]]'s [[Gym]], known officially as the [[Pewter Gym]]. He hands out the {{Badge|Boulder}} to {{pkmn|trainer}}s who defeat him. He specializes in training {{type2|Rock}} Pokémon.
 
   
==In the anime==
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[[Image:BrockOriginal.png|thumb|left|Brock in the original series.]]
 
In the {{pkmn|anime}}, Brock is a [[Pokémon Breeder]] who is a {{ashfr|close friend}} and traveling companion of {{Ash}}. His Japanese voice actor is うえだゆうじ ''[[Yūji Ueda]]'', his English voice actors are [[Eric Stuart]] ({{4Kids}} dub) and [[Bill Rogers]] ({{PUSA}} dub), his Brazilian voice actor is [[Alfredo Rollo]], and his Latin-American voice actor is ''Gabriel Gama'' ([[EP005]]-[[DP020]]), ''Arturo Mercado'' (Movies 4 and 5) and ''Alan Prieto'' ([[DP021]]-present). Some notes on official sketches of his character set his age at 15 at the start of the series.
 
   
He originally trained {{type2|Rock}} [[Pokémon]], but has, since [[EP006|the second episode he appeared in]], diversified. He is an experienced cook and caretaker by nature, so he always makes scrumptious food both [[Pokémon food|for Pokémon]] and for humans. One of his best known character traits is that he falls in love with every pretty woman he meets, particularly [[Officer Jenny]] and [[Nurse Joy]]. He has always held a supporting role in the series, usually contributing more in terms of wisdom and comedic antics than the action and {{pkmn|battle}}s of the series.
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he gives the win badge
   
Early on, he showed that he carries around a {{badge|Boulder}} for identification. He also has a [[Contest Pass]] for the [[Kanto]] region, though he only used it once, as well as one for [[Hoenn]] which was required to watch a contest there. He should still have a [[Poké Ball#Generation II Poké Balls|Heavy Ball]], given to him by [[Kurt]] [[EP144|back in Johto]], but this has apparently been forgotten.
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by beating him at the win gym
   
Brock has had two notable musical appearances. One is the Japanese ending theme タケシのパラダイス ''[[Takeshi's Paradise]]'', which is about his love for women and his determination to find love despite often appearing foolish and getting heartbroken. There is a running joke about him singing this song often in the anime, since it's the only song he knows. The other is the [[Pokémon Karaokémon]] song ''[[Two Perfect Girls]]'', which is about his love of both Officer Jenny and Nurse Joy.
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he has over 9000 childs made of win
   
===Appearance===
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[[Image:TakeshiAG.png|thumb|right|Brock in the Advanced Generation series]]
 
Brock's most notable feature about his appearance is that his eyes naturally appear closed. The rare times we see them open are when they are forced open unnaturally: from a hit with {{AP|Charmander}}'s {{m|Flamethrower}} in ''[[EP032|The Ninja Poké-Showdown]]'', when being hit in the back of the head by {{TP|Jessie|Arbok}}'s tail in ''[[EP050|Who Gets to Keep Togepi?]]'', and when he makes a face for {{AP|Larvitar}} in ''[[EP260|A Crowning Achievement]]''.
 
 
He also has tan skin, notably darker than the skin of any other major character in the series.
 
 
Brock is the tallest of {{ashfr|main charecters}}, and the closest to looking like an adult. Next to actual adult characters, however, it is clear that he is still a teenager.
 
 
Not counting temporary outfits, he has worn [[List of clothing in the anime#Brock|three different outfits]] over the span of the anime, all of which have had the colors orange, green, and brown in them.
 
 
===Character===
 
[[Image:Brock's eyes.JPG|thumb|left|180px|Brock with his eyes open.]]
 
Brock is considered the most mature, wise and level-headed of the main characters, and he is arguably the most intelligent character as well. He often acts as an older brother and caretaker to the other characters and a voice of reason in disputes. He will usually place others before him and will help and support his friends even against his better judgment or at his own expense. While he is not shown to battle often, he can understand the situations and strategies in any [[Pokémon battle]], and often explains them to the other characters, probably due to the fact that he was once a [[Gym Leader]]. His wisdom is possibly derived from how observant he is; he can tell just by sight how a Pokémon is feeling and spot the differences between the various [[Officer Jenny]] and [[Nurse Joy]].
 
 
Brock always carries books and maps with him, and thus is usually the character who knows where the group is headed and what they can do when they get there, though in [[Advanced Generation series|Advanced Generation]] this role was mostly taken over by the [[PokéNav]]. He also carries a lot of other supplies, such as [[potion]]s and cookware, as well as practical tools like a brush and pocket knife; in ''[[EP009|The School of Hard Knocks]]'', the extent of his preparedness and comically large capacity of his [[bag]] was demonstrated, as he pulled out a table and full tea set out of his backpack. He is a domestic, and grooms not only his Pokémon but also those of his friends with whom he travels. He handles all the cooking and cleaning for his friends.
 
 
Despite this, all his maturity and rationality leaves him completely at the sight of a beautiful woman, as he falls in love with every pretty girl he meets. Brock has a desperate need for female companionship which grows worse as he fails to gain it. He will do anything and everything he thinks will impress women, which inevitably ends with his heart being broken every time. A few women have shown interest in him as well, such as [[Wilhemina]], [[Temacu]], [[Pike Queen Lucy|Lucy]] and [[Holly]], but most do not notice him or are not interested. No matter how many times he is disappointed, though, Brock remains determined to find a girl to start a relationship with, and has indicated several times he would stop traveling with Ash and stay with the girl if this happened. This behavior tends to wear on the nerves of other characters, and [[Misty]] and [[Max]] have both commonly dragged Brock away from women by his ear. Some of Brock's own Pokémon, most notably {{TP|Brock|Croagunk}}, have attacked him for getting too flirtatious with women.
 
 
His goals have played a passive role in his character's activity and development. Unlike other characters, who aspire to achieve and excel in competitive fields like [[Training|Pokémon Training]] and [[Pokémon Contest]]s, his aim to become a great Pokémon Breeder is a quiet one and thus does not get showcased frequently. His other goal, to find a girlfriend, is similar to [[Team Rocket]]'s quest to capture {{AP|Pikachu}} in that both are for comedy and thus doomed to fail. His role has always been purely one as support for other main characters, though some fans find this disappointing and want him to take a more active role in the series.
 
 
===History===
 
[[Image:TakeshiDP.png|left|thumb|Brock in the Diamond and Pearl series]]
 
Not much is known about his early childhood, except that his first Pokémon was his {{TP|Brock|Onix}}, which he received as a gift at the age of 10. Sometime after, his father, {{an|Flint}}, left home to become a great {{pkmn|Trainer}}. When he never returned, his mother, [[Lola]], left them as well, leaving Brock to take care of {{Brocksib|his siblings}}, as well as their house and [[Pewter Gym]], by himself (though the English version of ''[[EP005|Showdown in Pewter City]]'' has Flint claim she died, and some speculate he was lying). However, Flint eventually returned home considering himself a failure, and instead of returning to his family he donned a disguise and sold rocks as souvenirs at the edge of town. After Brock awarded Ash the Boulder Badge, Flint came forward and confessed who he was. Flint took on the responsibilities of the Pewter Gym and his family, leaving Brock free to journey with Ash and [[Misty]].
 
 
Brock only became the Gym Leader because he felt it was his responsibility, and he admitted to Ash that he would rather care for Pokémon than battle them. It is his dream to become a great breeder, and when Flint took back control of the Gym, Brock was allowed to start following this dream. Most notably, he took care of a {{TP|Brock|Vulpix}} that belonged to a breeder named [[Suzy]]. Shortly before Vulpix was returned, Brock used it in a [[Pokémon Beauty Contest]].
 
 
Brock was also able to meet and make advances towards the many beautiful women he met. At first, he was more casual about approaching women, such as the [[Officer Jenny]] in [[Cerulean City]], and more modest as well, such as when he met [[Melanie]]. However, he became more open and passionate towards almost all single young women as time progressed.
 
 
Brock briefly left the show during the [[Pokémon: The Adventures in the Orange Islands|Orange Islands saga]] to work for [[Professor Ivy]] on [[Valencia Island]] and so is only seen in a couple of cameos in the [[Pokémon 2000|second movie]]. While there, something happened that will probably remain secret as Brock will only huddle and say "that name" whenever he is asked about it. (Brock does mention his work for her in ''[[Destiny Deoxys]]'', though this line was added in the dub.) After this incident, Brock returned to Kanto where he was found by [[Delia Ketchum]], who helped him to regain his strength. Brock then became a rival to [[Mimey]] until he rejoined Ash and Misty as the three traveled to [[Johto]]. They stayed together for the entire region, but at the end of this journey, the three went their separate ways, with Brock's help requested at home by his father.
 
 
Upon his return home, Brock was dismayed to find that his mother had returned and commandeered the gym, turning the Rock-type haven into a brightly decorated {{type2|Water}} den. Brock battled her for the honor of Rock-types and won, promising his brother [[Forrest]] that he would become Gym Leader someday.
 
 
After that, Brock returned to follow Ash through [[Hoenn]], along with their new friends {{an|May}} and [[Max]], and then through Kanto again as Ash took on the [[Battle Frontier]]. He left extremely briefly when the Advanced Generation dissolved to visit his home, and is now traveling with Ash and {{an|Dawn}} in [[Sinnoh]].
 
 
Brock is among the longest-lived main characters in the anime, only being absent from the Orange Islands season and thus ranked under only the permanent characters of {{Ash}}, {{AP|Pikachu}}, [[Jessie]], [[James]], and {{MTR}}. Because of this, some fans believe he is too worn-out as a character and should be removed from the cast. Others believe he has established himself as a permanent character of the main cast, and do not see him being removed from the cast any time in the near future.
 
 
===Pokémon===
 
This listing is of Brock's Pokémon as of the most recent Japanese episode.
 
====On hand====
 
{|border="1" style="border: 1px solid #000; border-collapse: collapse;" width=450px cellspacing="0"
 
|-
 
| align=center | [[Image:438.png]] &rarr; [[Image:185.png]]<br>[[Brock's Sudowoodo|Bonsly &rarr; Sudowoodo]]
 
| align=center | [[Image:453.png]]<br>{{TP|Brock|Croagunk}}
 
| align=center | [[Image:Brock's Happiny Egg.png]] &rarr; [[Image:440.png]]<br>[[Brock's Happiny|Egg &rarr; Happiny]]
 
|-
 
|}
 
 
====At Pewter Gym / Home====
 
{|border="1" style="border: 1px solid #000; border-collapse: collapse;" width=475px cellspacing="0"
 
|-
 
| align=center | [[Image:074.png]]<br>{{TP|Brock|Geodude}}
 
| align=center | [[Image:095.png]] &rarr; [[Image:208.png]]<br>[[Brock's Steelix|Onix &rarr; Steelix]]
 
|-
 
| align=center | [[Image:258.png]] &rarr; [[Image:259.png]]<br>[[Brock's Marshtomp|Mudkip &rarr; Marshtomp]]
 
| align=center | [[Image:270.png]] &rarr; [[Image:271.png]] &rarr; [[Image:272.png]]<br>[[Brock's Ludicolo|Lotad &rarr; Lombre &rarr; Ludicolo]]
 
|-
 
| align=center | [[Image:204.png]] &rarr; [[Image:205.png]]<br>[[Brock's Forretress|Pineco &rarr; Forretress]]
 
| align=center | [[Image:041.png]] &rarr;[[Image:042.png]] &rarr; [[Image:169.png]]<br>[[Brock's Crobat|Zubat &rarr; Golbat &rarr; Crobat]]
 
|}
 
 
====Returned====
 
{|border="1" style="border: 1px solid #000; border-collapse: collapse;" width=100px cellspacing="0"
 
|-
 
| align=center | [[Image:037.png]]<br>{{TP|Brock|Vulpix}}
 
|-
 
|}
 
*Brock said, however, that he never considered Vulpix his own, and that he was only raising it for its true owner, [[Suzy]].
 
 
====Not actually owned====
 
{|border="1" style="border: 1px solid #000; border-collapse: collapse;" width=100px cellspacing="0"
 
|-
 
| align=center | [[Image:128.png]]<br>{{TP|Ash|Tauros}}
 
|-
 
|}
 
* In [[EP035]], Brock catches a {{p|Tauros}} in the [[Kanto Safari Zone|Safari Zone]]. However, as this was one of Ash's [[Poké Ball#Generation I Poké Balls|Safari Balls]], the Tauros in question is actually one of [[Ash's Tauros]].
 
 
====Temporary====
 
{|border="1" style="border: 1px solid #000; border-collapse: collapse;" width=125px cellspacing="0"
 
|-
 
| align=center | [[Image:081.png]]<br>{{p|Magnemite}} (Trained during [[DP088]])
 
| align=center | [[Image:095.png]]<br>{{p|Onix}}<br>(used in the triathlon in [[DP091]])
 
| align=center | [[Image:160.png]]<br>{{p|Feraligatr}} (used in the triathlon in [[DP091]])
 
|}
 
 
===Achievements===
 
*[[Pokémon Beauty Contest]] - Winner (Along with [[Suzy]])
 
*[[Pokémon Orienteering]] - Runner-up
 
*[[Pokémon Cosplay|Pokémon Cosplay Contest]] - Winner
 
*[[Pokémon Contest]]s:
 
**[[Gardenia Town]] Contest - 2nd Place
 
*[[Pastoria City]]'s {{p|Croagunk}} Festival - Runner-up
 
 
==In the games==
 
[[Image:Sugimoribrockoriginal.png|thumb|Art of Brock from {{game|Red and Blue|s}}]]
 
Brock's title is "The Rock-Solid Pokémon Trainer". Brock is quite proud of his rock-hard willpower, and uses Rock-type Pokémon to complement this.
 
 
Brock is one of the few truly serious professional Pokémon trainers in the Pewter City area. He's tough, people respect him, and most admire him. Supposedly, it's hard to get him to laugh or drop his serious demeanor, but when he does, he can't stop.
 
 
Brock likes to dig for [[fossil]]s in [[Mt. Moon]], which is possibly how he ended up getting a {{p|Kabutops}} and {{p|Omastar}} in [[Generation II]].
 
 
In each game, there is only one other trainer in his gym: a [[Camper]], whose name is Jerry in [[Generation II]] and Liam in [[Generation III]]. This trainer usually isn't devoted to the Rock-type, and may use pure {{type2|Ground}} Pokémon like {{p|Sandshrew}} and {{p|Diglett}}.
 
 
In addition to the Boulder Badge, Brock gives out [[TM34]] for {{m|Bide}} in the [[Generation I]] {{pkmn|games}}. In their [[Generation III]] remakes, he gives out [[TM39]] for {{m|Rock Tomb}} instead. In [[Generation II]], he doesn't give out a [[TM]]. In both the Generation I games and their Generation III remakes, one Trainer will not allow for trainers to pass onto {{rt|3}} until they have defeated Brock. Instead, when trainers try to leave, he will lead them all the way back to the Pewter Gym.
 
 
===Fame Checker===
 
This is a list of the [[Fame Checker]]'s information on Brock in {{game|FireRed and LeafGreen|s}}.
 
;Pewter City - sign
 
*What does this person do?
 
:"<sc>Pewter City Pok</sc>é<sc>mon Gym</sc>
 
:<sc>Leader: Brock</sc>
 
:The Rock-Solid <sc>Pok</sc>é<sc>mon Trainer</sc>!"
 
;Pewter Gym - Brock
 
*Favorite kind of <sc>Pok</sc>é<sc>mon</sc>?
 
:"My rock-hard willpower is evident in even my <sc>Pok</sc>é<sc>mon</sc>.
 
:My <sc>Pok</sc>é<sc>mon</sc> are all rock hard and have true-grit determination.
 
:That's right - my <sc>Pok</sc>é<sc>mon</sc> are all the <sc>Rock</sc> type!"
 
;Pewter City - young man
 
*What is this person like?
 
:"There aren’t many serious <sc>Pok</sc>é<sc>mon</sc> trainers here.
 
:They’re all like <sc>[[Bug Catcher]]s</sc>, you know, just hobbyists.
 
:But <sc>Pewter Gym</sc>’s <sc>Brock</sc> isn’t like that, not one bit."
 
;[[Route 4]] - boy
 
*What is this person like?
 
:"<sc>Brock</sc> is cool. He's not just tough.
 
:People like and respect him.
 
:I want to become a <sc>Gym Leader</sc> like him."
 
;[[Mt. Moon]] - man
 
*What does this person do?
 
:"Hi. I’m excavating for fossils here under <sc>Mt. Moon</sc>.
 
:Sometimes, <sc>Brock</sc> of <sc>Pewter Gym</sc> lends me a hand."
 
;[[Pewter Museum of Science|Pewter Museum]] - [[Pokémon magazines#Pokémon Journal|Pokémon Journal]]
 
*What is this person like?
 
:"<sc>Brock</sc> rarely laughs, but is said to be unable to stop if he starts."
 
;Message from <sc>Brock</sc>
 
*From: <sc>Brock</sc>
 
*To: [Player]
 
:"In this big world of ours, there must be many tough <sc>trainers</sc>.
 
:Let's both keep training and making ourselves stronger!"
 
===Pokémon===
 
This listing is of Brock's Pokémon in the {{pkmn|games}} in which he has appeared.
 
 
====[[Pokémon Red and Blue Versions|Pokémon Red, Blue]] and [[Pokémon Red and Green Versions|Green]]====
 
{{Team|
 
|#1=[[Image:074.png]]
 
|Poke1={{p|Geodude}}
 
|LV1=Lv. 12
 
|G1=?
 
|HI1=???
 
|M1P1={{m|Tackle}}
 
|M2P1={{m|Defense Curl}}
 
|M3P1=-
 
|M4P1=-
 
 
|#2=[[Image:095.png]]
 
|Poke2={{p|Onix}}
 
|LV2=Lv. 14
 
|G2=?
 
|HI2=???
 
|M1P2={{m|Tackle}}
 
|M2P2={{m|Screech}}
 
|M3P2={{m|Bide}}
 
|M4P2={{m|Bind}}
 
 
|#3=
 
|Poke3=
 
|LV3=
 
|G3=
 
|HI3=
 
|M1P3=
 
|M2P3=
 
|M3P3=
 
|M4P3=
 
 
|#4=
 
|Poke4=
 
|LV4=
 
|G4=
 
|HI4=
 
|M1P4=
 
|M2P4=
 
|M3P4=
 
|M4P4=
 
 
|#5=
 
|Poke5=
 
|LV5=
 
|G5=
 
|HI5=
 
|M1P5=
 
|M2P5=
 
|M3P5=
 
|M4P5=
 
 
|#6=
 
|Poke6=
 
|LV6=
 
|G6=
 
|HI6=
 
|M1P6=
 
|M2P6=
 
|M3P6=
 
|M4P6=
 
}}
 
 
===={{game|Yellow}}====
 
{{Team|
 
|#1=[[Image:074.png]]
 
|Poke1={{p|Geodude}}
 
|LV1=Lv. 10
 
|G1=?
 
|HI1=???
 
|M1P1={{m|Tackle}}
 
|M2P1=-
 
|M3P1=-
 
|M4P1=-
 
 
|#2=[[Image:095.png]]
 
|Poke2={{p|Onix}}
 
|LV2=Lv. 12
 
|G2=?
 
|HI2=???
 
|M1P2={{m|Tackle}}
 
|M2P2={{m|Screech}}
 
|M3P2={{m|Bide}}
 
|M4P2={{m|Bind}}
 
 
|#3=
 
|Poke3=
 
|LV3=
 
|G3=
 
|HI3=
 
|M1P3=
 
|M2P3=
 
|M3P3=
 
|M4P3=
 
 
|#4=
 
|Poke4=
 
|LV4=
 
|G4=
 
|HI4=
 
|M1P4=
 
|M2P4=
 
|M3P4=
 
|M4P4=
 
 
|#5=
 
|Poke5=
 
|LV5=
 
|G5=
 
|HI5=
 
|M1P5=
 
|M2P5=
 
|M3P5=
 
|M4P5=
 
 
|#6=
 
|Poke6=
 
|LV6=
 
|G6=
 
|HI6=
 
|M1P6=
 
|M2P6=
 
|M3P6=
 
|M4P6=
 
}}
 
 
====[[Pokémon Gold and Silver Versions|Pokémon Gold, Silver]] and {{v2|Crystal}}====
 
{{Team|
 
|#1=[[Image:075.png]]
 
|Poke1={{p|Graveler}}
 
|LV1=Lv. 41
 
|G1=?
 
|HI1=???
 
|M1P1={{m|Defense Curl}}
 
|M2P1={{m|Rock Slide}}
 
|M3P1={{m|Rollout}}
 
|M4P1={{m|Earthquake}}
 
 
|#2=[[Image:111.png]]
 
|Poke2={{p|Rhyhorn}}
 
|LV2=Lv. 41
 
|G2=?
 
|HI2=???
 
|M1P2={{m|Fury Attack}}
 
|M2P2={{m|Scary Face}}
 
|M3P2={{m|Earthquake}}
 
|M4P2={{m|Horn Drill}}
 
 
|#3=[[Image:139.png]]
 
|Poke3={{p|Omastar}}
 
|LV3=Lv. 42
 
|G3=???
 
|HI3=?
 
|M1P3={{m|Bite}}
 
|M2P3={{m|Surf}}
 
|M3P3={{m|Protect}}
 
|M4P3={{m|Spike Cannon}}
 
 
|#4=[[Image:095.png]]
 
|Poke4={{p|Onix}}
 
|LV4=Lv. 44
 
|G4=???
 
|HI4=?
 
|M1P4={{m|Bind}}
 
|M2P4={{m|Rock Slide}}
 
|M3P4={{m|Bide}}
 
|M4P4={{m|Sandstorm}}
 
 
|#5=[[Image:141.png]]
 
|Poke5={{p|Kabutops}}
 
|LV5=Lv. 42
 
|G5=???
 
|HI5=?
 
|M1P5={{m|Slash}}
 
|M2P5={{m|Surf}}
 
|M3P5={{m|Endure}}
 
|M4P5={{m|Giga Drain}}
 
 
|#6=
 
|Poke6=
 
|LV6=
 
|G6=
 
|HI6=
 
|M1P6=
 
|M2P6=
 
|M3P6=
 
|M4P6=
 
}}
 
 
===={{game|FireRed and LeafGreen|s}}====
 
{{Team|
 
|#1=[[Image:074.png]]
 
|Poke1={{p|Geodude}}
 
|LV1=Lv. 12
 
|G1=♂
 
|HI1=???
 
|M1P1={{m|Tackle}}
 
|M2P1={{m|Defense Curl}}
 
|M3P1=-
 
|M4P1=-
 
 
|#2=[[Image:095.png]]
 
|Poke2={{p|Onix}}
 
|LV2=Lv. 14
 
|G2=♂
 
|HI2=???
 
|M1P2={{m|Tackle}}
 
|M2P2={{m|Bind}}
 
|M3P2={{m|Rock Tomb}}
 
|M4P2=-
 
 
|#3=
 
|Poke3=
 
|LV3=
 
|G3=
 
|HI3=
 
|M1P3=
 
|M2P3=
 
|M3P3=
 
|M4P3=
 
 
|#4=
 
|Poke4=
 
|LV4=
 
|G4=
 
|HI4=
 
|M1P4=
 
|M2P4=
 
|M3P4=
 
|M4P4=
 
 
|#5=
 
|Poke5=
 
|LV5=
 
|G5=
 
|HI5=
 
|M1P5=
 
|M2P5=
 
|M3P5=
 
|M4P5=
 
 
|#6=
 
|Poke6=
 
|LV6=
 
|G6=
 
|HI6=
 
|M1P6=
 
|M2P6=
 
|M3P6=
 
|M4P6=
 
}}
 
 
===={{Eng|Pokémon Stadium}}====
 
=====Round 1=====
 
{{Team|
 
|#1=[[Image:095.png]]
 
|Poke1={{p|Onix}}
 
|LV1=Lv. 50
 
|G1=
 
|HI1=
 
|M1P1={{m|Bind}}
 
|M2P1={{m|Toxic}}
 
|M3P1={{m|Earthquake}}
 
|M4P1={{m|Rock Slide}}
 
 
|#2=[[Image:075.png]]
 
|Poke2={{p|Graveler}}
 
|LV2=Lv. 50
 
|G2=
 
|HI2=
 
|M1P2={{m|Rock Slide}}
 
|M2P2={{m|Dig}}
 
|M3P2={{m|Selfdestruct}}
 
|M4P2={{m|Seismic Toss}}
 
 
|#3=[[Image:104.png]]
 
|Poke3={{p|Cubone}}
 
|LV3=Lv. 50
 
|G3=
 
|HI3=
 
|M1P3={{m|Body Slam}}
 
|M2P3={{m|Fissure}}
 
|M3P3={{m|Bone Club}}
 
|M4P3={{m|Submission}}
 
 
|#4=[[Image:037.png]]
 
|Poke4={{p|Vulpix}}
 
|LV4=Lv. 50
 
|G4=
 
|HI4=
 
|M1P4={{m|Swift}}
 
|M2P4={{m|Quick Attack}}
 
|M3P4={{m|Flamethrower}}
 
|M4P4={{m|Fire Spin}}
 
 
|#5=[[Image:138.png]]
 
|Poke5={{p|Omanyte}}
 
|LV5=Lv. 50
 
|G5=
 
|HI5=
 
|M1P5={{m|Horn Attack}}
 
|M2P5={{m|Spike Cannon}}
 
|M3P5={{m|Ice Beam}}
 
|M4P5={{m|Surf}}
 
 
|#6=[[Image:140.png]]
 
|Poke6={{p|Kabuto}}
 
|LV6=Lv. 50
 
|G6=
 
|HI6=
 
|M1P6={{m|Absorb}}
 
|M2P6={{m|Slash}}
 
|M3P6={{m|Hydro Pump}}
 
|M4P6={{m|Blizzard}}
 
}}
 
 
=====Round 2=====
 
{{Team|
 
|#1=[[Image:095.png]]
 
|Poke1={{p|Onix}}
 
|LV1=Lv. 50
 
|G1=
 
|HI1=
 
|M1P1={{m|Bind}}
 
|M2P1={{m|Rock Slide}}
 
|M3P1={{m|Earthquake}}
 
|M4P1={{m|Screech}}
 
 
|#2=[[Image:042.png]]
 
|Poke2={{p|Golbat}}
 
|LV2=Lv. 50
 
|G2=
 
|HI2=
 
|M1P2={{m|Confuse Ray}}
 
|M2P2={{m|Wing Attack}}
 
|M3P2={{m|Bide}}
 
|M4P2={{m|Take Down}}
 
 
|#3=[[Image:076.png]]
 
|Poke3={{p|Golem}}
 
|LV3=Lv. 50
 
|G3=
 
|HI3=
 
|M1P3={{m|Rock Slide}}
 
|M2P3={{m|Dig}}
 
|M3P3={{m|Explosion}}
 
|M4P3={{m|Seismic Toss}}
 
 
|#4=[[Image:038.png]]
 
|Poke4={{p|Ninetales}}
 
|LV4=Lv. 50
 
|G4=
 
|HI4=
 
|M1P4={{m|Confuse Ray}}
 
|M2P4={{m|Flamethrower}}
 
|M3P4={{m|Fire Spin}}
 
|M4P4={{m|Bide}}
 
 
|#5=[[Image:051.png]]
 
|Poke5={{p|Dugtrio}}
 
|LV5=Lv. 50
 
|G5=
 
|HI5=
 
|M1P5={{m|Dig}}
 
|M2P5={{m|Slash}}
 
|M3P5={{m|Rock Slide}}
 
|M4P5={{m|Sand-Attack}}
 
 
|#6=[[Image:139.png]]
 
|Poke6={{p|Omastar}}
 
|LV6=Lv. 50
 
|G6=
 
|HI6=
 
|M1P6={{m|Double-Edge}}
 
|M2P6={{m|Toxic}}
 
|M3P6={{m|Ice Beam}}
 
|M4P6={{m|Surf}}
 
}}
 
 
===={{g|Stadium 2}}====
 
=====Round 1=====
 
{{Team|
 
|#1=[[Image:076.png]]
 
|Poke1={{p|Golem}}
 
|LV1=Lv. 50
 
|G1=
 
|HI1=Scope Lens
 
|M1P1={{m|Rollout}}
 
|M2P1={{m|Rock Throw}}
 
|M3P1={{m|Magnitude}}
 
|M4P1={{m|Defense Curl}}
 
 
|#2=[[Image:095.png]]
 
|Poke2={{p|Onix}}
 
|LV2=Lv. 50
 
|G2=
 
|HI2=Quick Claw
 
|M1P2={{m|Bide}}
 
|M2P2={{m|Strength}}
 
|M3P2={{m|Rock Throw}}
 
|M4P2={{m|Earthquake}}
 
 
|#3=[[Image:127.png]]
 
|Poke3={{p|Pinsir}}
 
|LV3=Lv. 50
 
|G3=
 
|HI3=Focus Band
 
|M1P3={{m|Strength}}
 
|M2P3={{m|Submission}}
 
|M3P3={{m|Fury Cutter}}
 
|M4P3={{m|Seismic Toss}}
 
 
|#4=[[Image:139.png]]
 
|Poke4={{p|Omastar}}
 
|LV4=Lv. 50
 
|G4=
 
|HI4=Miracle Berry
 
|M1P4={{m|Surf}}
 
|M2P4={{m|Bite}}
 
|M3P4={{m|Blizzard}}
 
|M4P4={{m|AncientPower}}
 
 
|#5=[[Image:141.png]]
 
|Poke5={{p|Kabutops}}
 
|LV5=Lv. 50
 
|G5=
 
|HI5=PRZCure Berry
 
|M1P5={{m|Surf}}
 
|M2P5={{m|Slash}}
 
|M3P5={{m|Sleep Talk}}
 
|M4P5={{m|AncientPower}}
 
 
|#6=[[Image:205.png]]
 
|Poke6={{p|Forretress}}
 
|LV6=Lv. 50
 
|G6=
 
|HI6=Mint Berry
 
|M1P6={{m|Rollout}}
 
|M2P6={{m|Take Down}}
 
|M3P6={{m|Giga Drain}}
 
|M4P6={{m|Defense Curl}}
 
}}
 
 
=====Round 2=====
 
{{Team|
 
|#1=[[Image:080.png]]
 
|Poke1={{p|Slowbro}}
 
|LV1=Lv. 50
 
|G1=
 
|HI1=Bright Powder
 
|M1P1={{m|Fissure}}
 
|M2P1={{m|Surf}}
 
|M3P1={{m|Psychic}}
 
|M4P1={{m|Flamethrower}}
 
 
|#2=[[Image:112.png]]
 
|Poke2={{p|Rhydon}}
 
|LV2=Lv. 50
 
|G2=
 
|HI2=Quick Claw
 
|M1P2={{m|Fissure}}
 
|M2P2={{m|Earthquake}}
 
|M3P2={{m|Rock Slide}}
 
|M4P2={{m|Double-Edge}}
 
 
|#3=[[Image:208.png]]
 
|Poke3={{p|Steelix}}
 
|LV3=Lv. 50
 
|G3=
 
|HI3=Scope Lens
 
|M1P3={{m|Fissure}}
 
|M2P3={{m|Return}}
 
|M3P3={{m|Earthquake}}
 
|M4P3={{m|Rock Slide}}
 
 
|#4=[[Image:213.png]]
 
|Poke4={{p|Shuckle}}
 
|LV4=Lv. 50
 
|G4=
 
|HI4=Leftovers
 
|M1P4={{m|Wrap}}
 
|M2P4={{m|Rollout}}
 
|M3P4={{m|Safeguard}}
 
|M4P4={{m|Defense Curl}}
 
 
|#5=[[Image:214.png]]
 
|Poke5={{p|Heracross}}
 
|LV5=Lv. 50
 
|G5=
 
|HI5=Focus Band
 
|M1P5={{m|Counter}}
 
|M2P5={{m|Reversal}}
 
|M3P5={{m|Megahorn}}
 
|M4P5={{m|Earthquake}}
 
 
|#6=[[Image:217.png]]
 
|Poke6={{p|Ursaring}}
 
|LV6=Lv. 50
 
|G6=
 
|HI6=Mint Berry
 
|M1P6={{m|Slash}}
 
|M2P6={{m|Rollout}}
 
|M3P6={{m|Defense Curl}}
 
|M4P6={{m|Focus Energy}}
 
 
}}
 
 
===Quotes===
 
{| align=right border="1" style="border: 1px solid #000; border-collapse: collapse;" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="2"
 
|- align=center
 
| [[Image:Brock_02.png]]
 
| [[Image:SpriteBrock.png]]
 
|- align=center style="font-size: 80%;"
 
| Brock's sprite from<br>[[Generation II]]
 
| Brock's sprite from<br>[[Generation III]]
 
|}
 
====[[Pokémon Red and Blue Versions]]====
 
''"I'm Brock! I'm Pewter's Gym Leader! I believe in rock hard defense and determination! That's why my Pokémon are all the Rock-type! Do you still want to challenge me? Fine then! Show me your best!"''
 
 
''"I took you for granted. As proof of your victory, here's the Boulder Badge!"''
 
 
====[[Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen Versions]]====
 
''"So, you're here. I'm Brock. I'm Pewter's Gym Leader. My rock-hard willpower is evident even in my Pokémon. My Pokémon are all rock hard, and have true-grit determination. That's right - my Pokémon are all the Rock-type! Fuhaha! You're going to challenge me knowing that you'll lose? That's the Trainer's honor that compels you to challenge me. Fine, then! Show me your best!"''
 
 
''"I took you for granted, and so I lost. As proof of your victory, I confer on you this...the official Pokémon League Boulder Badge."''
 
 
''"There are all kind of Trainers in this huge world of ours. You appear to be very gifted as a Pokémon Trainer. So let me make a suggestion. Go to the [[Cerulean Gym|Gym in Cerulean]] and test your abilities."''
 
 
====[[Pokémon Gold and Silver Versions]]====
 
''"Wow, it's not often that we get a challenger from Johto. I'm Brock, the Pewter Gym Leader. I'm an expert on Rock-type Pokémon. My Pokémon are impervious to most physical attacks. You'll have a hard time inflicting any damage. Come on!"''
 
 
''"Your Pokémon's powerful attacks overcame my rock-hard defense... You're stronger than I expected... Go ahead--take this Badge."''
 
 
==In the manga==
 
===In the Pokémon Special manga===
 
[[Image:Brock.PNG|right|frame|Brock]]
 
Brock debuts in ''[[PS005|Onix is On!]]'' of the [[Red, Green & Blue chapter (Special)|Red, Green & Blue]] chapter, however he is mentioned by {{Special|Green}} in ''[[PS004|Wanted: Pikachu!]]''. To access to Brock a trainer must win several rounds of battles against special trainers of the Gym, every single one of those battles are watched by him from a special room. In this round Brock is a shirtless Gym Leader who has for main Pokémon an Onix and for secondary a Graveler and a Geodude.
 
 
Brock is a brave trainer and he assists [[Erika]] and [[Misty]] in their {{pkmn|battle}}s against [[Team Rocket]]. He also gave {{Special|Yellow}} a {{p|Graveler}}.
 
 
Brock works as a security guard at the [[Pewter Museum of Science]].
 
 
====Pokémon====
 
This listing is of Brock's Pokémon in the ''Pokémon Special'' manga.
 
=====On hand=====
 
{|border="1" style="border: 1px solid #000; border-collapse: collapse;" width=400px cellspacing="0"
 
|-
 
| align=center | [[Image:074.png]]<br>{{p|Geodude}} <br>(many)
 
| align=center | [[Image:140.png]] &rarr; [[Image:141.png]]<br>[[Kabutops (Pokémon)|Kabuto &rarr; Kabutops]]
 
| align=center | [[Image:095.png]]<br>{{p|Onix}}
 
|-
 
|}
 
 
=====Released=====
 
{|border="1" style="border: 1px solid #000; border-collapse: collapse;" width=100px cellspacing="0"
 
|-
 
| align=center | [[Image:075.png]]<br>{{p|Graveler}} (Given to Yellow)
 
|-
 
|}
 
 
===In the Electric Tale of Pikachu manga===
 
Since the [[Electric Tale of Pikachu]] is based heavily on the {{pkmn|anime}}, Brock's appearances in it are mostly comparable to his anime appearances. However, he is not constantly traveling with Ash in the manga.
 
 
In [[DP01-04|Haunting My Dreams]], there are hints about him being [[MangaShipping|in a relationship]] with [[Sabrina]].
 
 
==In the TCG==
 
There is a [[Theme Deck]] named for Brock in the {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} expansion. It has two versions,{{TCG|Brock|English}} and [[Brock (TCG - Japan)|Japanese]].
 
===Artwork===
 
Artwork from the cards:
 
<gallery>
 
Image:Brocktrainer.jpg|Brock and the Boulder Badge.
 
Image:Brock-TCG1.jpg|Brock and the Boulder Badge.
 
Image:Brocks-Training-Method.jpg|Brock feeds his Onix.
 
Image:Brocks-Protection.jpg|Brock wears a "Rocky" Onix shirt.
 
Image:Blaine-Quiz3.jpg|Brock gets frustrated with Blaine's quizzes.
 
Image:BrockVS.jpg|Brock's updated VS headshot.
 
</gallery>
 
 
===Pokémon===
 
This listing is of cards mentioning or featuring Brock or his Pokémon in the [[Pokémon Trading Card Game|Pokémon TCG]].
 
 
{| {{bluetable}}
 
|- style="background: #DDDDFF;"
 
!Name
 
!Type
 
!Level
 
!Rarity
 
!Set
 
!Set no.
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|Brock's Rhydon|2}} || {{e|Fighting}} || 38 || [[Image:Rarity Rare.png|Rare Holographic]]H || {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} || 2/132
 
|-
 
| rowspan=2 | {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|Brock|15}} || rowspan=2 | - || rowspan=2 | - || [[Image:Rarity Rare.png|Rare Holographic]]H || rowspan=2 | {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} || 15/132
 
|-
 
| {{rar|Rare}} || 98/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|Brock's Golem|20}} || {{e|Fighting}} || 40 || {{rar|Rare}} || {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} || 20/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|Brock's Rhyhorn|22}} || {{e|Fighting}} || 25 || {{rar|Rare}} || {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} || 22/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|Brock's Sandslash|23}} || {{e|Fighting}} || 26 || {{rar|Rare}} || {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} || 23/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|Brock's Zubat|24}} || {{e|Grass}} || 5 || {{rar|Rare}} || {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} || 24/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|Brock's Geodude|38}} || {{e|Fighting}} || 17 || {{rar|Uncommon}} || {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} || 38/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|Brock's Golbat|39}} || {{e|Grass}} || 30 || {{rar|Uncommon}} || {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} || 39/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|Brock's Graveler|40}} || {{e|Fighting}} || 30 || {{rar|Uncommon}} || {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} || 40/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|Brock's Lickitung|41}} || {{e|Colorless}} || 24 || {{rar|Uncommon}} || {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} || 41/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|Brock's Geodude|66}} || {{e|Fighting}} || 13 || {{rar|Common}} || {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} || 66/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|Brock's Mankey|67}} || {{e|Fighting}} || 10 || {{rar|Common}} || {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} || 67/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|Brock's Mankey|68}} || {{e|Fighting}} || 12 || {{rar|Common}} || {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} || 68/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|Brock's Onix|69}} || {{e|Fighting}} || 41 || {{rar|Common}} || {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} || 69/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|Brock's Rhyhorn|70}} || {{e|Fighting}} || 29 || {{rar|Common}} || {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} || 70/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|Brock's Sandshrew|71}} || {{e|Fighting}} || 13 || {{rar|Common}} || {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} || 71/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|Brock's Sandshrew|72}} || {{e|Fighting}} || 20 || {{rar|Common}} || {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} || 72/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|Brock's Vulpix|73}} || {{e|Fire}} || 10 || {{rar|Common}} || {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} || 73/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|Brock's Zubat|74}} || {{e|Grass}} || 11 || {{rar|Common}} || {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} || 74/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|Brock's Training Method|106}} || - || - || {{rar|Uncommon}} || {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} || 106/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|Pewter City Gym|115}} || - || - || {{rar|Uncommon}} || {{TCG|Gym Heroes}} || 115/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Challenge|Brock's Ninetales|3}} || {{e|Fire}} || 30 || [[Image:Rarity Rare.png|Rare Holographic]]H || {{TCG|Gym Challenge}} || 3/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Challenge|Brock's Dugtrio|22}} || {{e|Fighting}} || 27 || {{rar|Rare}} || {{TCG|Gym Challenge}} || 22/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Challenge|Brock's Graveler|34}} || {{e|Fighting}} || 32 || {{rar|Uncommon}} || {{TCG|Gym Challenge}} || 34/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Challenge|Brock's Primeape|35}} || {{e|Fighting}} || 32 || {{rar|Uncommon}} || {{TCG|Gym Challenge}} || 35/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Challenge|Brock's Sandslash|36}} || {{e|Fighting}} || 34 || {{rar|Uncommon}} || {{TCG|Gym Challenge}} || 36/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Challenge|Brock's Vulpix|37}} || {{e|Fire}} || 16 || {{rar|Uncommon}} || {{TCG|Gym Challenge}} || 37/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Challenge|Brock's Diglett|67}} || {{e|Fighting}} || 13 || {{rar|Common}} || {{TCG|Gym Challenge}} || 67/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Challenge|Brock's Geodude|68}} || {{e|Fighting}} || 15 || {{rar|Common}} || {{TCG|Gym Challenge}} || 68/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|Gym Challenge|Brock's Protection|101}} || - || - || {{rar|Rare}} || {{TCG|Gym Challenge}} || 101/132
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|VS|Brock's Omastar|68}} || {{e|Fighting}} || - || {{rar|Common}} || {{TCG|Pokémon VS}} (no English release) || 68/141
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|VS|Brock's Kabutops|69}} || {{e|Fighting}} || - || {{rar|Common}} || {{TCG|Pokémon VS}} (no English release) || 69/141
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|5th Movie Half Deck|Brock's Crobat|2}} || {{e|Grass}} || - || - || {{TCG|5th Movie Half Deck}} (no English release) || 2/18
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|8th Movie Half Deck|Brock's Forretress|11}} || {{e|Metal}} || - || - || {{TCG|8th Movie Half Deck}} (no English release) || 11/20
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|9th Movie Half Deck|Brock's Marshtomp|8}} || {{e|Fighting}} || - || - || {{TCG|9th Movie Half Deck}} (no English release) || 8/19
 
|-
 
| {{TCG ID|"ADV-P" Promo|Brock's Mudkip|38}} || {{e|Water}} || - || - || {{TCG|"ADV-P" Promotional cards}} (no English release) || 38/"ADV-P"
 
|}
 
 
==In the TFG==
 
{{TFG ID|Next Quest|Brock|39}} appears as a rare trainer figure in the launch set, {{TFG|Next Quest}}, of the [[Pokémon Trading Figure Game]].
 
 
==Trivia==
 
*Most official sources do not give Brock a last name. However, several sources suggest that in the anime, his last name is Harrison. In the July 2006 issue of {{wp|K-Zone}} Magazine, [[Eric Stuart]] was interviewed and stated that Brock's last name is '''Harrison'''.
 
*Brock has the most airtime out of all of Ash's companions, being present in every season except for the [[Orange Archipelago]] saga.
 
*In the anime, Brock's house is located directly behind the Pewter Gym. His room is only seen briefly in ''[[AG034|Having a Wailord of a Time]]'', but what is seen of it shows that it is decorated in a traditional Japanese style, including {{wp|fusuma}}, a {{wp|tansu}} chest, and a {{wp|futon}} for a bed.
 
*Brock owns two {{type2|Poison}} Pokémon, {{TP|Brock|Crobat}} and {{TP|Brock|Croagunk}}, whose names both start with ''Cro-''.
 
*Until the capture of Bonsly and the evolution of Onix, Brock had owned an equal amount of {{type2|Rock}} and {{type2|Water}} Pokémon. This is ironic considering that he was against having a joint Rock/Water type gym in ''[[H001|A Family That Battles Together, Stays Together!]]''
 
*Brock is currently the only main character of the anime with {{type2|Steel}} Pokémon, owning two, {{TP|Brock|Steelix}} and {{TP|Brock|Forretress}}. If [[Dawn's Piplup]] reaches its final form, however, this will no longer be the case, as {{p|Empoleon}} is {{2t|Water|Steel}}.
 
*Brock is the fourth main character to own a Pokémon hatched from an egg. The first, of course, was [[Misty]] with {{TP|Misty|Togepi}} and later {{TP|Misty|Azurill}}, the second was {{Ash}} with {{TP|Ash|Phanpy}}, and the third was {{an|May}} with {{TP|May|Eevee}}.
 
*Brock is one of three of Ash's friends who has had their father make an appearance in the anime. The others are {{an|May}} and [[Max]], who are brother and sister. Coincidentally, both fathers are Gym Leaders.
 
*Brock captured a new Pokémon sooner after his debut than any other main character, even Ash, by capturing [[Brock's Crobat|Zubat]] in [[EP006]]. Comparatively:
 
**Ash made his first capture in [[EP003]] (debut [[EP001]] - 2 episodes)
 
**Dawn made her first capture in [[DP009]] (debut [[DP001]] - 8 episodes)
 
**May made her first capture in [[AG014]] (debut [[AG001]] - 13 episodes)
 
**Tracey made his first capture in [[EP097]] (debut [[EP084]] - 13 episodes)
 
**Misty made her first capture in [[EP019]] (debut [[EP001]] - 18 episodes)
 
*Brock's Advanced Generation and Diamond & Pearl stock art (both of which are seen in the anime section of this article) use the same pose, changing only his outfit.
 
*Brock has been shown to be able to identify when women are really crossdressing men in disguise by having a peculiar lack of attraction to them. A significant exception to this is Ash, who in the guise of [[Ashley]] was able to slip through Brock's radar by being disguised as a woman younger than he would be attracted to.
 
*Brock has owned four Pokémon [[List of Pokémon with cross-generational evolutions|whose evolutions debuted in a different generation]] than that Pokémon. ({{p|Golbat}}, {{p|Onix}}, {{p|Bonsly}}, and {{p|Happiny}}). Of the four, three of them have evolved so far.
 
*When the [[Advanced Generation series]] started, Brock brought only his {{TP|Brock|Forretress}} with him. Forretress is not in the [[Hoenn Dex]].
 
*Despite starting out as a Rock-type Gym Leader, of all the Pokémon Brock currently owns, only two are of the Rock-type, {{TP|Brock|Geodude}} and {{TP|Brock|Sudowoodo}}. Currently, only one of them is [[party|with him]], the other being back in [[Pewter City]].
 
*Brock is the only one out of all of Ash's friends to have owned at least one Pokémon from each of the four generations.
 
*Brock is the only one out of all of Ash's friends to have won his first major competition [[EP169|of his position]].
 
*Brock is shown to have 6 different Pokémon in the video games before he owns them in the anime.
 
**Geodude, from RBY versions (Debut in team in [[EP005]])
 
**Onix, from RBY versions (Debut in team in [[EP005]], evolves before [[AG176]])
 
**Golbat, from [[Pokémon Stadium (English)|Pokémon Stadium]] (Debut in team in [[EP165]], evolves in [[EP196]])
 
**Steelix, from [[Pokémon Stadium 2]] (Debut in team in [[AG176]])
 
**Forretress, from [[Pokémon Stadium 2]] (Debut in team in [[EP259]])
 
*Brock is the only current anime protagonist whose team is replicable in Diamond or Pearl before beating the game.
 
===Interview with Hidaka about Brock's short absence from the anime===
 
There had been some debate between members of the fanbase in regards to why Brock was removed from the main cast during the Orange Islands arc, why [[Tracey Sketchit]] was created, and why Brock returned later. In a [http://www.pokebeach.com/news/0708/second-pokemon-interview-with-masamitsu-hidaka-many-interesting-points recent interview] with former Pokémon anime director and storyboard artist [[Masamitsu Hidaka]], he stated his own reason why Brock was removed from the cast and why he eventually returned. He (or, rather his translator) revealed that the true reason they replaced Brock is because, once they realized Pokémon was going global, there was a chance that Americans, if not anyone else outside of Japan, would view Brock as a racist stereotype because of his eyes (even though there wasn't an actual complaint yet). So they created a "tall, anglo-saxon looking person to be on the safe side". They later replaced Tracey with Brock again once they realized that no one really cared as to what Brock looks like, and actually enjoyed his character.
 
 
However, this was only stated by Hidaka and not by any other staff member.
 
 
===Names===
 
{|{{bluetable|background: white}}
 
|-style="background: #ccf;"
 
!Language
 
!Name
 
!Reference to
 
|-
 
|Japanese
 
|タケシ ''Takeshi''
 
|武 ''Takeshi'', a name; or 猛し ''takeshi'', brave. Contains the word たけ (''take''), mountain.
 
|-
 
|English, Italian, Spanish
 
|Brock
 
|''Badger''; rhymes with ''rock''.
 
|-
 
|French
 
|Pierre
 
|Literally means "stone".
 
|-
 
|German
 
|Rocko
 
|From English ''rock''.
 
|-
 
|Korean
 
|웅 ''Ung''
 
|'웅' means 'man-like', brave. A common word used for boy's names in Korea
 
|-
 
|Chinese
 
|小剛 ''Xiǎo Gàng''
 
|剛 is taken from 剛 ''Takeshi'', an alternate spelling of the name.
 
|}
 
 
==Related articles==
 
* [[:Category:Episodes focusing on Brock|Episodes focusing on Brock]]
 
 
==External links==
 
*[http://fan.mienai-hoshi.net/brock/ The Pokémon Breeder], the fanlisting for Brock
 
*[http://pokeani.com/chara/r-takeshi.html Takeshi's Profile] on [[Pokeani]] (Japanese)
 
*[http://pokeani.com/poke/r_poke-takeshi.html Takeshi's Pokémon] on [[Pokeani]] (Japanese)
 
 
===On Bulbagarden forums===
 
*[http://bmgf.bulbagarden.net/showthread.php?t=8976 The Brock Club]
 
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Revision as of 02:09, 1 September 2008

Brock is a winner

he gives the win badge

by beating him at the win gym

he has over 9000 childs made of win

he gives you TM42 Win Attack