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Erika's Gloom (Japanese: エリカのクサイハナ Erika's Kusaihana) is Erika's main Pokémon in anime, and Erika also has one in Pokémon Yellow.
In the anime
Gloom made its appearance in Pokémon Scent-sation. Its Japanese voice actress is Kaori Tsuji and its English voice actress is Kayzie Rogers.
Gloom once saved Erika from a Grimer when she was a girl. From that moment onwards, they have become very close friends.
Erika used Gloom in a gym battle against Ash Ketchum. With its horrid scent, it defeated Charmander easily. But before it could fight with Ash's Pikachu, a bomb placed in the gym by Team Rocket exploded setting the gym ablaze.
Even though everyone managed to escape, Gloom was still trapped in the gym surrounded by flames. Ash rushed into the gym and rescued Gloom.
In gratitude for saving Gloom, Erika gave Ash the Rainbow Badge.
In the games
Erika does have a Gloom in Pokémon Yellow, but in Red, Green, Blue, and FireRed and LeafGreen, she instead has a Vileplume, and in Gold, Silver, and Crystal, she instead has a Bellossom.
In the TCG
Gloom was featured in the TCG as one of Erika's Pokémon. The following is a list of cards named Erika's Gloom.
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Gloom.