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レッド Red
Red PO.png
Age 11
Gender Male
Eye color Brown
Hair color Brown
Hometown Pallet Town
Region Kanto
Relatives Mom
Trainer class Trainer
Game counterpart Red
Anime debut PO01
English voice actor N/A
Japanese voice actor Junko Takeuchi

Red (Japanese: レッド Red) is the main character of Pokémon Origins.

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Red became very excited to go on his journey, as seen when he ran down the stairs and then to Professor Oak's Laboratory.


Red and his rival, Blue

Red first appeared in the very first episode of the series where he gets called down by Professor Oak to see him in his lab. Along the way, he met Professor Oak's grandson, Blue, who was also going there too. Both boys race to Professor Oak's lab where he greeted them and handed out their Pokédex and Poké Balls. On a table, Red got to choose between a Charmander, Squirtle, and Bulbasaur, and went for the first choice while Blue went for Squirtle. Red began his journey afterwards.

Outside, he encountered a Pidgey and was unsuccessful in catching it. However, when a Rattata came by, Red was able to add it to his team. Red has his first battle with a Youngster where he tried to catch his Nidoran♀ but failed as they were not designed to capture a Pokémon belonging to another Trainer. The Youngster pointed to Viridian City as the location that he caught Nidoran♀. Red goes there and met up with Blue along the way who battles him. Both Trainers use their first Pokémon and Red ends up losing the battle since his Charmander forfeited by wagging its tail.

After the battle, Red became depressed and noticed Brock coming by. They have a talk with each other which gave Red his confidence back. Later, he arrived in Pewter City where he went to the Pokémon Center to talk to Professor Oak first. While there, he healed his Pokémon. Next, he went to the Pewter Museum of Science and did some sightseeing. When Red was about to go to the Pewter Gym to challenge Brock, a Lass and another person were standing there. As Red went inside, the two people watched them have their Gym battle, with Red becoming the victor after a long battle that took most of his team.

Since then, he was able to defeat Misty and Lt. Surge. Red arrived in Lavender Town where he heard about some ghost sightings in Lavender Tower. Red went to the Lavender Volunteer Pokémon House and met Reina, who was a helper there. Reina explained to Red about Team Rocket and their ways of handling Pokémon, and how a Cubone lost its mother to them. Hearing about Team Rocket's arrival at Lavender Tower, Red went there and was met up by Blue who heard about it too. A ghost then appeared and Red sent out his Charmeleon to deal with it. Before Red started the battle, Blue tossed him the Silph Scope in order to identify the ghost. Putting on the Silph Scope, Red noticed that it was Cubone's deceased mother. After Cubone reunited with its mother, Team Rocket appeared and Red battled their Koffing with his Jolteon. As Cubone assisted Jolteon, Jolteon was able to score a direct hit on Koffing, forcing Team Rocket to retreat. Red returned to the Lavender Volunteer Pokémon House and Mr. Fuji gave Red a Poké Flute and two Mega Stones. Red then departed from Lavender Town and continued his journey.

Red challenged Erika to a Gym battle and won. Afterwards, he battled Koga and won as well. Red then went to Silph Co. where he was able to free the Pokémon that Team Rocket stole and was rewarded a Lapras. On the top floor, Red noticed that Giovanni had the Silph Co. president held hostage. Red battled Giovanni with Charizard and horribly lost.

Red left Silph Co. and challenged Sabrina to a Gym battle where he emerged victorious. Red also went to the Fighting Dojo and challenged Kiyo, where he emerged victorious there too. Red rode on his Lapras to Cinnabar Island, visiting Cinnabar Mansion first upon reaching the island. Next, he challenged Blaine to a Gym battle and won.

Red returned to Viridian City to challenge the final Gym there. The Gym Leader was none other than Giovanni. Red had a rematch with him and even though Giovanni had the upperhand at first, Red was able to defeat him after his Hitmonlee tied with his Rhyhorn and Charizard defeated Rhydon. This defeat caused Giovanni to disband Team Rocket, and to respect Red as a Trainer.

Red went to Indigo Plateau and managed to get through the Elite Four. He challenged Blue, who was the Champion at the time, to their final match where Red was able to defeat his Blastoise with Charizard despite the type-matchup disadvantage. Later on, Professor Oak came by to congratulate both Trainers and had Red come with him. Red was taken to the Hall of Fame, where he got to register his data as one of the Trainers who defeated the Elite Four and Champion.

He continued his quest afterwards to fill up the Pokédex and caught more Pokémon. Red returned to Professor Oak's lab, where he found an injured Blue after Blue went to Cerulean Cave. Both boys compare their Pokédexes to see who filled up his collection more. Professor Oak then explained to Red about the Mega Evolution stones and their origins, as well as Mewtwo and Mew.

Red then went all the way to Cerulean Cave to find Mewtwo. As Red found Mewtwo, he decided to battle it and it defeated part of Red's whole team where Charizard ended up becoming the last one standing. During the battle, Red got his Charizard to Mega Evolve and was equal in strength with Mewtwo. After weakening it, Red threw an Ultra Ball at it and successfully caught it. He returned home where he had dinner with his mother, Blue, and Professor Oak before going off to catch Mew in order to complete the Pokédex.


In rotation

Red's Charmander

Red's Charizard
Charmander → Charmeleon → Charizard
Red obtained Charmander from Professor Oak when he was out on his journey. It evolved into Charmeleon some time after Red defeated Misty and evolved into Charizard some time after Red defeated Koga. It was able to Mega Evolve into Mega Charizard X in Red's battle against Mewtwo, thanks to the Mega Stones that Mr. Fuji had given Red earlier.

Charizard's known moves are Growl, Scratch, Ember, Flamethrower, Mega Punch, Mega Kick, Seismic Toss, Fire Spin, Fire Blast, Slash, and Swift.

Debut PO01
Red's Rattata
Rattata was Red's first capture. It was sent out to battle against Brock's Onix and lost.

None of Rattata's moves are known.

Debut PO01
Red's Spearow
Spearow was caught during Red's travels. It was sent out to battle against Brock's Onix and lost.

None of Spearow's moves are known.

Debut PO01
Red's Caterpie

Red's Metapod
Caterpie → Metapod
Caterpie was briefly seen being registered in the Pokédex. Sometime before Red challenged Brock, Caterpie evolved into Metapod and challenged Onix. Despite using String Shot to slow Onix down, Metapod lost after getting hit by Onix's Tackle attack.

Metapod's only known move is String Shot.

Debut PO01
Red's Pidgey
Pidgey was only seen being registered in the Pokédex.

None of Pidgey's moves are known.

Debut PO01
Red's Nidoran♂
Nidoran♂ was sent out during Red's match against Brock. Despite defeating to Geodude, he fell to Brock's Onix's Bide.

Nidoran's only known move is Double Kick.

Debut PO01
Red's Magikarp
Magikarp was sold to Red by the Magikarp salesman.

None of Magikarp's moves are known.

Debut PO02
Red's Jolteon
Red first used Jolteon in Lavender Tower to take on Team Rocket. It was able to defeat a Rocket Grunt's Koffing with the help of Cubone. Jolteon was then used in the Gym battle against Giovanni, but was defeated by his Rhyhorn. Later, Jolteon was one of the Pokémon who participated in the Pokémon League, where it battled against Blue's Pidgeot, and was later defeated by his Blastoise.

Jolteon's known moves are Quick Attack, Thunderbolt, Double Kick, and Thunder.

Debut PO02
Red's Snorlax
Red encountered a Snorlax by playing the Poké Flute. He was able to catch it and later used it in his Gym battle against Giovanni, where is was quickly defeated by Giovanni's Rhyhorn.

Snorlax's only known move is Hyper Beam.

Debut PO03
Red's Psyduck
Red caught Psyduck by fishing with Good Rod.

None of Psyduck's moves are known.

Debut PO03
Red's Lapras
Lapras was given by an employee of Silph Co. in its mission to defeat Team Rocket members in the building. Since then Red used it as a means of transportation on his journey to cross water. Lapras is used in the challenge of Red against the Elite Four, where he is shown defeating Lance's Dragonite. Lapras was also used in the last battle at the Pokémon League against Blue's Rhydon, where it emerged victorious, but was later defeated by Blue's Arcanine.

Lapras's known moves are Surf and Ice Beam.

Debut PO03
Red's Haunter

Red's Gengar
Haunter → Gengar
Haunter was first used against Sabrina's Alakazam. It reappeared as a Gengar at the Cerulean Cave during Red's battle against Mewtwo.

Gengar's only known move is Shadow Punch.

Debut PO03
Red's Victreebel
Victreebel was the first Pokémon used in Red's Gym battle against Giovanni where it went up against Giovanni's Rhyhorn, but lost in one turn despite of the type advantage.

Victreebel's only known move is Razor Leaf.

Debut PO03
Red's Kabutops
Kabutops was used to battle Giovanni's Rhyhorn, but lost despite of the type advantage.

Kabutops's known moves are Slash and Hydro Pump.

Debut PO03
Red's Hitmonlee
Hitmonlee was sent out during Red's battle with Giovanni. After a hard-fought battle, it tied with Giovanni's Rhyhorn.

Hitmonlee's known moves are Rolling Kick, High Jump Kick, and Mega Kick.

Debut PO03
Red's Scyther
Red used Scyther in his League battles against Bruno's Onix and Blue's Alakazam.

None of Scyther's moves are known.

Debut PO04
Red's Dodrio
Red used Dodrio in his league battles against Agatha's Gengar and Blue's Exeggutor.

Dodrio's only known move is Drill Peck.

Debut PO04
Red's Persian
Red first used this Persian in his Pokémon League match against Blue, where it defeated Blue's Exeggutor, but lost to his Blastoise. Persian later appeared assisting Red in capturing a Fearow.

Persian's only known move is Fury Swipes.

Debut PO04
Red's Fearow
After the Pokémon League, Red encountered a Fearow and battled it with his Persian. After the battle, he caught it.

None of Fearow's moves are known.

Debut PO04
Red's Arbok
Arbok was caught by Red with a Great Ball after the Pokémon League.

None of Arbok's moves are known.

Debut PO04
Red's Tentacool
Tentacool briefly appeared while Red and Lapras passed by it. He was able to catch it and it was registered in the Pokédex.

None of Tentacool's moves are known.

Debut PO04
Red's Pikachu
Main article: Red's Pikachu (game)

Pikachu briefly appeared when Red caught it with a Poké Ball.

Debut PO04
Red's Chansey
Red encountered Chansey in the Safari Zone. Initally, he had trouble choosing whether to throw a rock or a bait at it, but in the end, he was able to catch it.

None of Chansey's moves are known.

Debut PO04
Red's Rapidash
Red used Rapidash at the Seafoam Islands to battle Articuno.

None of Rapidash's moves are known.

Debut PO04
Red's Tauros
Red used Tauros to battle Zapdos in the Power Plant.

None of Tauros's moves are known.

Debut PO04
Red's Articuno
Red caught Articuno at Seafoam Islands. Articuno was then used in Red's battle against Mewtwo, but was easily defeated.

Articuno's only known move is Blizzard.

Debut PO04
Red's Zapdos
Red caught Zapdos at the Power Plant.

Zapdos's only known move is Thunder Shock.

Debut PO04
Red's Moltres
Red caught Moltres at the Victory Road.

Moltres's only known move is Flamethrower.

Debut PO04
Red's Mewtwo
Red encountered Mewtwo in the Cerulean Cave. It proved to be extremely tough to beat, easily defeating almost all of Red's Pokémon and breaking out of the initial Ultra Ball Red threw at it. However, when his Charizard Mega Evolved into Mega Charizard X, it was able to weaken Mewtwo enough to allow Red finally catch it.

Mewtwo's known moves are Recover, Psychic, Swift, and Barrier.

Debut PO04

Red has 150 Pokémon in his collection; including each one of each Pokémon featured in Generation I (save for Mew), he caught several Pokémon off-screen.


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