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FireRed LeafGreen Giovanni.png PsychicRider and Clarky13 are the leaders of this project. Please direct any questions about Project CharacterDex or its actions to these users.
Project CharacterDex logo.png

Some Bulbapedia members have formed a project to better organize efforts to write and improve articles about characters in Pokémon games. If you would like to help, please inquire on the talk page or the Bulbapedia forum and see the Bulbapedia:Project CharacterDex/To-do list.

If you have any direct questions to either of the leaders, please post them at either PsychicRider's talk page or Clarky13's talk page.

Project CharacterDex

Scope and aims

Project CharacterDex aims to write and improve comprehensive on characters from games. Good articles include Blue and Red.

Project CharacterDex also aims to get as much info as possible on new characters. A good example would be Pokémon Trainer from Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

Project CharacterDex also aims to add unknown info about the characters and their Pokémon. This includes moves and abilities. A good example would be the addition of previously unknown abilities of the Pokémon in the Battleground.


This Project's goal is to cover every possible article that falls under the criteria of "game-exclusive characters" and to pick up as many helping members as possible along the way.

Participants are strongly encouraged to have this template on their userpage:
What to type What it makes Notes
{{User Project CharacterDex}}
Project CharacterDex logo.png This user is a member of Project CharacterDex.
This template makes it it known that the user is a member of the CharacterDex Project



Move deleter
わすれオヤジ Forgetting Man
Gender Male
Hometown Varies
Region Kanto, Johto, Hoenn, Sinnoh, Unova
Generation II, III, IV, V
Games Gold, Silver, Crystal, Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, FireRed, LeafGreen, Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver, Black and White

To make the infobox at the right appear in the article, paste this into it:

name=Name of character|
jname=Japanese name of the character|
tmname=Translation of the above|
image=Image, if available|
size=Image size|
caption= Caption for image|
hometown=The hometown of the character |
region=The region the character can be found in |
game=yes |
generation=The generation the character appears in |
games=The game(s) the character appears in |
gender=The character's gender |
footnotes=If any}}

If you have any ideas, please add to the infobox. After pasting, please put a {{clear}} before the Project Character Dex notice.

Article Layout

Under CharacterDex's new canon system, the games section of characters should go first. Sections should go:

==In the games==
 ===In {{game|GAME NAME}}===
  ====Pokémon Party====
==In the anime==
 ====Voice actors====
     * Japanese
     ** [[Japanese Characters [[Japanese VA]]
     * English
     ** [[English VA]]
     * Other
     ** [[Other VA]]
==In the manga==
 ===[[Pokémon Special]]===
 ===In Pokémon "other manga"===
==In the TCG==
Exceptions to the Article Layout

Despite the fact that all characters will be given this treatment, there are some exceptions to this new rule:

Characters who are anime-exclusive, ie Sakura, Daisy, Violet, Lily.
Characters who debut in the anime, only appearing in the games due to that.
Important main characters from the anime, ie Brock, Misty, and Giovanni.

Article templates

What to type What it makes Notes
{{Project CharacterDex notice}}
Project CharacterDex logo.png This game character article is part of Project CharacterDex, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each character found in the Pokémon games.
To be placed on the bottom of all articles covered by this project below the article to designate the article as part of this project.
{{Project CharacterDex notice|tc}}
Project CharacterDex logo.png This Trainer Class article is part of Project CharacterDex, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each character found in the Pokémon games.
As above, for Trainer Class articles
Project CharacterDex logo.png This character related article is a stub. You can help Bulbapedia by expanding it.
Designates this article relating to Pokémon world locations as a stub.

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