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The Doctor Trainer class was introduced in [[Generation V]]. Battling them is optional; they do not challenge the Trainer upon sight, but instead when spoken to. Upon being defeated, the Doctor will heal the Trainer's party fully, and any time spoken to afterwards, unless they are battled in [[Big Stadium and Small Court|Big Stadium or Small Court]]. Some will give out [[Max Revive]]s when defeated. They are the male counterparts of {{tc|Nurse}}s.
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The Doctor Trainer class was introduced in [[Generation V]]. Battling them is optional; they do not challenge the Trainer upon sight, but instead when spoken to. Doctors will challenge the player on sight in the [[Black Tower]]. Upon being defeated, the Doctor will heal the Trainer's party fully, and any time spoken to afterwards, unless they are battled in [[Big Stadium and Small Court|Big Stadium or Small Court]]. Some will give out [[Max Revive]]s when defeated. They are the male counterparts of {{tc|Nurse}}s.
   
 
They primarily specialize in {{type|Psychic}} Pokémon, but some use {{type|Bug}} Pokémon. Doctors will use {{DL|Status ailment healing item|Full Heal}}s during battle if their Pokémon are afflicted with [[status ailment]]s. Doctors appear primarily in locations without a nearby [[Pokémon Center]].
 
They primarily specialize in {{type|Psychic}} Pokémon, but some use {{type|Bug}} Pokémon. Doctors will use {{DL|Status ailment healing item|Full Heal}}s during battle if their Pokémon are afflicted with [[status ailment]]s. Doctors appear primarily in locations without a nearby [[Pokémon Center]].

Revision as of 20:22, 25 October 2012

Doctor redirects here. For one who is considered to be an expert on Pokémon, see Pokémon Professor.

Doctor
ドクター Doctor
Spr B2W2 Doctor.png
Doctor sprite from Black 2 and White 2
Other names
Introduced in Generation V
Appears in Black and White
Black 2 and White 2
Gender Male only
Female Counterpart Nurse
Notable members {{{members}}}
Anime debut [[]]
TCG debut [[ (TCG)|]]
TCG card {{{card}}}
Manga debut {{{manga}}}

A Doctor (Japanese: ドクター Doctor) is a Pokémon Trainer who specializes in healing and taking care of injured and sick Pokémon.

In the games

The Doctor Trainer class was introduced in Generation V. Battling them is optional; they do not challenge the Trainer upon sight, but instead when spoken to. Doctors will challenge the player on sight in the Black Tower. Upon being defeated, the Doctor will heal the Trainer's party fully, and any time spoken to afterwards, unless they are battled in Big Stadium or Small Court. Some will give out Max Revives when defeated. They are the male counterparts of Nurses.

They primarily specialize in Psychic-type Pokémon, but some use Bug-type Pokémon. Doctors will use Full Heals during battle if their Pokémon are afflicted with status ailments. Doctors appear primarily in locations without a nearby Pokémon Center.

In the Plasma Frigate, much like Juggler Dalton of Silph Co. before him, Doctor Julius is an odd one out as he is the only assumed member of Team Plasma that is not a Grunt. It is likely possible that he was coaxed by Team Plasma's goals under their leader N and not Ghetsis because he states that he hopes no more Pokémon will get hurt after Team Plasma rules the world. Despite his allegiance, he will still heal the player's Pokémon.

Appearance

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Spr BW Doctor.png Spr B2W2 Doctor.png
Image from
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Trainer list

Pokémon Black/White


Pokémon Black 2/White 2


In the anime

Pokémon Doctor-in-training Brock
A Pokémon Doctor's class

Unlike their real world counterparts, Pokémon Doctors seem not to be preferred over Nurse Joy and the healing capabilities of Pokémon Centers, with all the doctors in the anime having operated on their own or in small offices away from Pokémon Centers. Doctors have a wide range of knowledge, being able to treat many symptoms and knowing what types of Berries and other healing items to use. Some doctors like are also experts with evolution.

In Gonna Rule The School!, a Pokémon Doctor's class was taught at the Pokémon Trainer's School in Rustboro City.

Notable Pokémon Doctors include Dr. Abby, Dr. Moss, and Dr. Proctor (temporarily). Brock is also training to become a Doctor.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Daisy Oak became a famous Pokémon Doctor, attending outside of her region, as revealed in VS. Togekiss.

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Infirmier
Germany Flag.png German Doktor
Italy Flag.png Italian Medico
Spain Flag.png Spanish Enfermero


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