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(Japanese: アーティ Arti) is the Gym Leader of Castelia City's Gym, known officially as the Castelia Gym. He specializes in Template:Type2 Pokémon. He gives the Beetle Badge to Trainers who defeat him.
In the games
Arti appears in Pokémon Black and White as the Gym Leader of Castelia City's gym. This gym is the third to be challenged by the player. Trainers who defeat Arti will receive the Beetle Badge, along with TM76 (Struggle Bug).
He also reappears at N's Castle where he and the other Unova Gym Leaders hold off the Seven Sages.
In the anime
Arti debuted in BW018, he first appeared in Pinwheel Forest when Ash and Iris climbed the tallest tree in the forest and were surprised to find Arti in a cocoon like cloak, hanging from the tree. He introduced himself to the gang and showed them his sketches of the forest. Suddenly a Sewaddle appears and takes a fondness to Arti by jumping upon his shoulder, he told the trio that the Sewaddle had been accompanying him through the forest even though it was not his Pokémon.
The next day, Arti along with Ash and his friends discover an ill Patrat and is able to heal it with some medicine. Suddenly Sewaddle is attached to a Deerling and falls into a raging river along with Ash. Arti sends out his Hahakomori which uses String Shot to save them. Sewaddle's leaf on its head is damaged, but Hahakomori fashions it a new one. Later he says his goodbyes to the group.
He is set to appear again in BW022.
This listing is of Arti's known Pokémon in the anime:
- His Japanese Leader title is モスト インセクト アーティスト.
|| アーティ Arti
|| From artichoke. Also from artist and art.