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Astrid (Japanese: アヤカ Ayaka) is a character in the Pokémon anime. She is a skilled Trainer who possesses a Key Stone and an Absolite. She wears her Key Stone as an earring on her right ear.
Astrid debuted in Mega Evolution Special I. She met up with Alain and started a battle with him. When Alain sent out his Charizard, she noticed it wore a Mega Stone around its neck. Before Astrid sent out her Pokémon, she asked Alain for his name and then introduced herself. She then sent out her Absol, which she considers to be her strongest Pokémon. After having Charizard block a few attacks, Alain complimented Astrid on her Absol. After this he proposed to show each other's true power, and they proceeded to Mega Evolve their Pokémon.
Even though Mega Absol managed to hold on for a while by blocking Mega Charizard X's attacks, it proved to be no match for its sheer power. Astrid congratulated her Mega Absol after it managed to withstand a powerful Dragon Claw and a Flamethrower. When Astrid had Mega Absol use Dark Pulse, Alain had his Mega Charizard X counter it with a Blast Burn. This proved to be too much for Mega Absol, who fell down and reverted to its regular form, defeated. Even though it lost, Astrid reassured her Absol it fought well. Afterwards she was approached by Alain, who hoped to fight her once again in the future.
Astrid appeared again during the opening credits of Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, battling with Ash. After a fierce match, she won the battle using her Mega Absol. Afterwards, Bonnie tried to ask her to marry Clemont, but was quickly pulled away by her embarrassed big brother.
| Absol ↔ Mega Absol
| Absol is Astrid's main Pokémon. It is able to Mega Evolve into Mega Absol with the help of Astrid's Key Stone and the Absolite it holds. Astrid considers Absol to be her strongest Pokémon.
In Mega Evolution Special I, Astrid sent it out to battle Alain's Charizard. Both Pokémon first blocked each other's attacks, with Alain complimenting Absol for how strong it was. Alain then proposed to Astrid to Mega Evolve their Pokémon, and so she did. It quickly became apparent that Mega Absol was no match for Mega Charizard X's sheer power, even though it managed to withstand a Dragon Claw and a Flamethrower. When Mega Absol tried to use Dark Pulse, Alain had his Mega Charizard X quickly counter it with Blast Burn, which completely overwhelmed Mega Absol. It fell down and reverted back to its regular form, defeated. Even though it lost, Astrid reassured Absol it fought well.
Absol appeared in Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, battling against Ash's Hawlucha. Despite a type-disadvantage, Absol won the battle, winning the match for Astrid.
Absol's known moves are Psycho Cut, Megahorn, Dark Pulse, and Night Slash.
|| Mega Evolution Special I
| Voice actors
|| Hitomi Nabatame
|| Bill Rogers
In the manga
In the movie adaptations
Astrid appeared in the movie adaptation of the 17th movie with Absol.
|| アヤカ Ayaka
| English, French, Italian
|| Similar to her Japanese name
|| Similar to her Japanese name
| Chinese (Mandarin)
|| 絢香 Xuànxiāng
|| From the Japanese name 絢香 Ayaka
|| อายากะ Ayaka
|| Same as her Japanese name