A Hoopster (Japanese: バスケせんしゅ Basketball Player) is a type of Trainer class introduced in Generation V. They are men who play Basketball. In Black and White, they are only found in the Small Court in Nimbasa City. In Black 2 and White 2, they can also be found near the Village Bridge along with Smashers. Hoopsters wear basketball jerseys and shorts. Their battle sprites show them with a basketball colored like a Poké Ball.
Hoopsters use mostly Bug-, Normal, and Rock-type Pokémon. Hoopsters' Pokémon increase in level every rematch.
These Trainers can only be battled on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
The Trainers at Small Court can only be battled on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
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