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Brock
タケシ Takeshi
"The Rock-Solid Pokémon Trainer!"
HeartGold SoulSilver Brock.png
Artwork from HeartGold and SoulSilver
Gender Male
Eye color Black
Hair color Brown
Hometown Pewter City
Region Kanto
Relatives Flint (father), Lola (mother), Forrest (brother), 8 other siblings (all anime only)
Trainer class Gym LeaderRBYFRLGGSCHGSS
Pokémon Breeder*
Pokémon TrainerB2W2
Generation I, II, III, IV, V
Games Red, Blue, and Yellow
Gold, Silver, and Crystal
FireRed and LeafGreen
HeartGold and SoulSilver
Black 2 and White 2
Stadium
Stadium 2
Leader of Pewter Gym
Badge Boulder Badge
Specializes in Rock types
Game animation debut Pokémon Origins
English voice actor Johnny Yong Bosch
Japanese voice actor Tomokazu Sugita
Anime counterpart Brock
Counterpart debut Showdown in Pewter City

Brock (Japanese: タケシ Takeshi) is the Gym Leader of Pewter City's Gym, known officially as the Pewter Gym. He gives the Boulder Badge to Trainers who defeat him in battle. He specializes in Rock-type Pokémon.

In the games

Brock appears in Pokémon Red, Blue, Yellow, FireRed, and LeafGreen as the Gym Leader of the Pewter Gym, which is the first Gym that the player challenges on their journey. He is one of the few truly serious professional Pokémon Trainers in the Pewter City area, and many people respect and admire him. He is quite proud of his rock-hard willpower, and uses Rock-type Pokémon to complement this. He rarely laughs or drops his serious demeanor, but when he does, he finds it hard to stop. In his free time, he likes to dig for Fossils in Mt. Moon. In addition to the Boulder Badge, Brock gives out TM34 (Bide) in Red, Blue, and Yellow, and TM39 (Rock Tomb) in FireRed and LeafGreen.

In Yellow, Brock mentions that he is training to become a Pokémon Breeder, despite breeding not being present in the game. This is a reference to the goals of his anime counterpart.

Three years later, in Pokémon Gold, Silver, Crystal, HeartGold, and SoulSilver, Brock remains the Gym Leader of the Pewter Gym, which can be challenged at any point during the player's travels through Kanto. He is surprised to hear that the player is from the Johto region, and happily accepts their challenge. While he doesn't give out a TM in Gold, Silver, and Crystal, he gives out TM80 (Rock Slide) in HeartGold and SoulSilver.

In HeartGold and SoulSilver, after all 16 Badges have been obtained, Brock can be found in Diglett's Cave near Pewter City on any day between noon and 3 PM, and will offer his Pokégear number if spoken to. If he is called on Saturday nights, he will be up for a rematch at the Fighting Dojo in Saffron City. After his Pokégear number has been obtained, he will reappear in Diglett's Cave every day between 5 PM and 8 PM, and the player can have a photograph taken with him there. If he is spoken to in Diglett's Cave on a Saturday, he will offer to trade a Rhyhorn that knows Thunder Fang for a Bonsly.

In Pokémon Black 2 and White 2, Brock appears alongside the other Gym Leaders of Kanto as an opponent in the Kanto Leaders Tournament at the Pokémon World Tournament. He also participates alongside the Gym Leaders of Kanto, Johto, Hoenn, Sinnoh and Unova in the World Leaders Tournament, and other Rock-type specialists in the Rock Type Expert Tournament.

Fame Checker

This is a list of the Fame Checker's information on Brock in Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen.

Pewter City - Sign
  • What does this person do?
"Pewter City Pokémon Gym
Leader: Brock
The Rock-Solid Pokémon Trainer!"
Pewter Gym - Brock
  • Favorite kind of Pokémon?
"My rock-hard willpower is evident in even my Pokémon.
My Pokémon are all rock hard and have true-grit determination.
That's right - my Pokémon are all the Rock type!"
Pewter City - Young Man
  • What is this person like?
"There aren’t many serious Pokémon Trainers here.
They’re all like Bug Catchers, you know, just hobbyists.
But Pewter Gym’s Brock isn’t like that, not one bit."
Route 4 - Boy
  • What is this person like?
"Brock is cool. He's not just tough.
People like and respect him.
I want to become a Gym Leader like him."
Mt. Moon - Man
  • What does this person do?
"Hi. I’m excavating for fossils here under Mt. Moon.
Sometimes, Brock of Pewter Gym lends me a hand."
Pewter Museum - Pokémon Journal
  • What is this person like?
"Brock rarely laughs, but is said to be unable to stop if he starts."
Message from Brock
"In this big world of ours, there must be many tough Trainers.
Let's both keep training and making ourselves stronger!"

Pokémon

Pokémon Red, Blue, and Green



Pokémon Yellow



Pokémon Gold, Silver, and Crystal



Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen



Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver

Gym battle


Rematch


Traded to the player
Location Player's Pokémon Traded Pokémon English
nickname
Japanese
nickname
Item Ability Nature English
OT
Japanese
OT
ID IVs
Diglett's Cave Bonsly Bonsly Rhyhorn Rhyhorn * Hornlette つのこ Passho Berry Passho Berry Lightningrod Relaxed Brock タケシ 06845 22/31/13/22/9/0

Pokémon Black 2 and White 2

Pokémon World Tournament

Brock uses three of these Pokémon in Single Battles, four in Double and Rotation Battles, and all six in Triple Battles. Brock will always lead with his signature Pokémon, Onix.

Kanto Leaders Tournament


Type Expert/World Leaders Tournament


Pokémon Stadium

Round 1


Round 2


Pokémon Stadium 2

Round 1


Round 2


Quotes

Pokémon Red, Blue, and Yellow

Pewter Gym
  • Before battle
"I'm Brock! I'm Pewter's Gym Leader! I believe in rock hard defense and determination! That's why my Pokémon are all the Rock-type! Do you still want to challenge me? Fine then! Show me your best!"
  • Being defeated
"I took you for granted. As proof of your victory, here's the Boulder Badge!"
"That's an official Pokémon League Badge! Its bearer's Pokémon become more powerful! The technique Flash can now be used any timeRB/anytimeY!"
  • After being defeated
"Wait! Take this with you!"
"A TM contains a technique that can be taught to Pokémon! A TM is good only once! So when you use one to teach a new technique, pick the Pokémon carefully! TM34 contains Bide! Your Pokémon will absorb damage in battle then pay it back double!"
"There are all kinds of trainers in the world! You appear to be very gifted as a Pokémon trainer! Go to the Gym in Cerulean and test your abilities!"RB
"There are all kinds of trainers in the world! Some raise Pokémon for fights. Some see them as pets. I'm in training to become a Pokémon breeder. If you take your Pokémon training seriously, go visit the Gym in Cerulean and test your abilities!"Y

Pokémon Gold, Silver, and Crystal

Pewter Gym
  • Before battle
"Wow, it's not often that we get a challenger from Johto. I'm Brock, the Pewter Gym Leader. I'm an expert on Rock-type Pokémon. My Pokémon are impervious to most physical attacks. You'll have a hard time inflicting any damage. Come on!"
  • Being defeated
"Your Pokémon's powerful attacks overcame my rock-hard defense... You're stronger than I expected... Go ahead--take this Badge."
  • After battle
"<Player>, thanks. I enjoyed battling you, even though I am a bit upset. That Boulder Badge will make your Pokémon even more powerful."
"The world is huge. There are still many strong trainers like you. Just wait and see. I'm going to become a lot stronger too."

Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen

Pewter Gym
  • Before battle
"So, you're here. I'm Brock. I'm Pewter's Gym Leader. My rock-hard willpower is evident even in my Pokémon. My Pokémon are all rock hard, and have true-grit determination. That's right - my Pokémon are all the Rock type! Fuhaha! You're going to challenge me knowing that you'll lose? That's the Trainer's honor that compels you to challenge me. Fine, then! Show me your best!"
  • Being defeated
"I took you for granted, and so I lost. As proof of your victory, I confer on you this...the official Pokémon League Boulder Badge."
"Just having the Boulder Badge makes your Pokémon more powerful. It also enables the use of the move Flash outside of battle. Of course, a Pokémon must know the move Flash to use it."
  • After being defeated
"Wait! Take this with you."
"A TM, Technical Machine, contains a technique for Pokémon. Using a TM teaches the move it contains to a Pokémon. A TM is only good for one use. So, when you use one, pick the Pokémon carefully. Anyways... TM39 contains Rock Tomb. It hurls boulders at the foe and lowers its speed."
"There are all kind of Trainers in this huge world of ours. You appear to be very gifted as a Pokémon Trainer. So let me make a suggestion. Go to the Gym in Cerulean and test your abilities."

Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver

Pewter Gym
  • Before battle
"Wow, it's not often that we get a challenger from Johto. I'm Brock, the Pewter Gym Leader. I'm an expert on Rock-type Pokémon. My Pokémon are impervious to most physical attacks. You'll have a hard time inflicting any damage. Come on!"
  • During battle
"Ow ow ow ow ow..."
  • After sending out last Pokémon
"Ah ha ha! It itches! It itches!"
  • Being defeated
"Looks like you're the stronger one..."
  • After being defeated
"Your Pokémon's powerful attacks overcame my rock-hard resistance... You're stronger than I expected... Go ahead—take this Badge."
"I really enjoyed the battle with you, <player>! I'll give you the move Rock Slide, too. It can sometimes cause your foe to flinch."
"The world is huge. There are still many strong Trainers like you. Just wait and see. I'm going to become a lot stronger, too."
Pokégear Registering (Diglett's Cave)
"Small spaces surrounded by rocks make you feel peaceful, don't you agree? By the way, do you want to exchange numbers?"
Yes: "I would like to have a Pokémon battle against you! Give me a call on Saturday nights!"'
Pokégear Phone
  • Calling the player:
"This is Brock. Oh hey, how are you doing? There are so many different types of Pokémon in the world. As you could guess, I like Rock-type Pokémon best. They're solid and rough, and yet somewhat brittle at the same time. Once you've really gotten to know them, they're quite cute. What do you think?"
  • Calling him:
"Hello... What's up? I'm doing great! I can take a break on Saturday evenings, if you want to give me a call again then."
  • On Saturdays:
"Hello... What's up? I'm doing great! Hey, you called at just the right time! I'm free right now. Want to battle me again?"
No: "Is that so... Well, I suppose you must have a lot of things to do yourself..."
Yes: "All right, all right! I'm looking forward to it! I'll meet you at the Fighting Dojo in Saffron City! I won't be at the Pewter Gym, all right? Don't get confused!"
Fighting Dojo
  • Before battle
"All right! Time to fulfill our promise!"
  • After being defeated
"I've lost again... You aren't adventuring around for nothing!"

Pokémon Black 2 and White 2

Pokémon World Tournament
  • Before battle (first round)
"I'm Brock! I'm an expert of Rock-type Pokémon."
  • Before battle (second round)
"I'm Brock! I'm an expert of Rock-type Pokémon. My defense is rock hard!"
  • Before battle (final round)
"I'm Brock! I'm an expert of Rock-type Pokémon. My Pokémon are impervious to most physical attacks. You'll have a hard time inflicting any damage."
  • Being defeated
"Your Pokémon's powerful attacks overcame my rock-hard resistance... You're stronger than I expected..."
  • If the player is defeated
"The best offense is a good defense! That's my way of doing things!"
  • After being defeated
"I really enjoyed the battle with you. Still, the world is huge! I can't believe you got past my rock-hard defense."
  • After winning
"I really enjoyed the battle with you. I guess my rock-hard defense works in top-level competition as well!"
  • In the lobby, after the tournament
"Awesome... That was a really great battle. I compliment you on your victory!"

Pokémon Puzzle League

  • Before battle
"Hi, Ash! It's good to see you again. It looks like I will be your first official battle. I hold the Boulder Badge. If you defeat me, then I will give it to you. Have you heard anything about the Puzzle Master? I hear no one has ever defeated him. Oh well, are you ready? Let's go."

Artwork

Sugimoribrockoriginal.png Red Blue Brock.png FireRed LeafGreen Brock.png NiviCityGymDeck.jpg Sugimori Brock AG.jpg
Headshot from
Generation I
Official artwork from
Red and Blue
Official artwork from
FireRed and LeafGreen
Artwork from the
Nivi City Gym Theme Deck
Artwork by Ken Sugimori for the
Advanced Generation series

Sprites

Spr RG Brock.png Spr Y Brock.png Spr GS Brock.png Spr FRLG Brock.png Spr HGSS Brock.png Spr B2W2 Brock.png VSBrock.png
Sprite from
Red and Blue
Sprite from
Yellow
Sprite from
Generation II
Sprite from
FireRed and LeafGreen
Sprite from
HeartGold and SoulSilver
Sprite from
Black 2 and White 2
VS sprite from
HeartGold and SoulSilver
Brock I OD.png Brock II OD.png Brock III OD.png Brock IV OD.png Brock OD.png Brock Stadium.png S2 Leader Brock.png
Overworld sprite from
Generation I
Overworld sprite from
Generation II
Overworld sprite from
FireRed and LeafGreen
Overworld sprite from
HeartGold and SoulSilver
Overworld sprite from
Black 2 and White 2
Portrait from
Stadium
Portrait from
Stadium 2

In the anime

In the main series

Main article: Brock (anime)

In the anime, like later Gym Leaders, Brock appeared primarily as an opponent to Ash in his debut episode; unlike later Gym Leaders, he requested to join Ash on his journey, aiming to be the world's greatest Pokémon Breeder. In doing so, Brock left the Gym in the hands of his father, Flint, who had finally revealed himself to have returned from his journey. Brock advised Ash throughout the Kanto series, then left briefly during the Orange Archipelago arc to assist Professor Ivy. He returned to Ash's side in Johto, and with brief returns to Pewter City at the end of each series, joined him for his journeys in Hoenn and Sinnoh as well; however, he now wants to become a Pokémon Doctor.

Brock mainly provides an advisory role to the other main characters of the anime, being several years older than the rest of them. His knowledge of Pokémon battles is great, causing him to often referee matches between Ash and others. Brock also fancies himself as something of a ladies' man, though each time he hits on someone he is either rejected outright, pulled away by Misty or Max, or, most recently, Poison Jabbed by his Croagunk.

In Pokémon Origins

Brock in Pokémon Origins

In Pokémon Origins, Brock is the only Gym Leader to have a key role other than Giovanni. Much like his role in both the games, Brock is the Gym Leader of the Pewter Gym.

Brock is first seen in File 1 - Red, watching a Pokémon battle between Red and Blue. After Red is defeated, Brock talks to Red and teaches him about the basics of Pokémon battling and training.

Later, Red discovers that Brock is the Gym Leader of Pewter City and goes to challenge Brock to earn his first Badge. There, they have a Gym battle in which Brock teaches Red about type matchups and strategy. Brock is shown to have many Pokémon, and selects Geodude and Onix when Red confirms that he has no Badges. This implies that all Gym Leaders have Pokémon of varying strengths in reserve in order to keep each challenge a fair fight. After a tough battle, Red eventually defeats Brock by using all of his Pokémon to slowly weaken Brock's Onix until it falls. Having lost the battle, Brock awards Red with the Boulder Badge and TM34 (Bide).

Pokémon

Brock's Geodude
Geodude
Main article: Brock's Geodude

Geodude was the first Pokémon Brock used in his Gym battle against Red. It nearly defeated Red's Charmander, forcing him to switch out for his Nidoran♂, who was able to defeat Geodude with a Double Kick.

Debut File 1 - Red
Brock's Onix
Onix
Main article: Brock's Onix

Onix was the second Pokémon Brock used during his Gym battle against Red. It manage to defeat Red's Nidoran♂, Spearow, Rattata, and Metapod. With the help of Metapod's String Shot reducing its speed, Onix was later defeated by Red's Charmander.

Debut File 1 - Red

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 杉田智和 Tomokazu Sugita
English Johnny Yong Bosch
German Michael Deffert
Italian Federico Zanandrea
European Spanish Víctor Martínez

In the manga

In the Ash and Pikachu manga

Main article: Brock (anime)

Brock appears in Ash and Pikachu, a manga based on the Pokémon anime. Like in the anime, he is a traveling companion of Ash alongside Misty.

In The Electric Tale of Pikachu manga

Main article: Brock (anime)

As the manga series The Electric Tale of Pikachu is based on the Pokémon anime, Brock is a commonly recurring character, although he does not appear in every chapter and he does not travel with Ash and Misty constantly.

In the Magical Pokémon Journey manga

Ash and Brock in Magical Pokémon Journey

Brock, along with Ash and Misty, make cameo appearances in bonus chapters of the Magical Pokémon Journey manga. In the bonus chapters, Brock and co. have mistakenly wandered into the world Magical Pokémon Journey is set in. The bonus chapters chronicle their attempts to return to their own world (of the anime) and their encounters with various aspects of the Magical Pokémon Journey canon which differ from the anime's canon (such as the use of Poké Balls).

In the movie manga adaptations

Brock with his friends

As Brock has appeared in every movie prior to Best Wishes, he has appeared in every manga adaptation of it. His team in the manga adaptations are the same as in the films.

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Brock and his Geodude

Brock debuts in Onix is On! of the Red, Green & Blue chapter, however he is mentioned earlier by Blue in Wanted: Pikachu! about being bored by no one being able to defeat him, or even get past the preliminaries. To gain access to Brock, a Trainer must win several rounds of battles against special Trainers of the Gym, and all of those battles are watched by him from a special room.

Brock is a brave Trainer, and he assists Erika and Misty in their battles against Team Rocket. He also gave Yellow a Graveler after the good Gym Leaders of Kanto battled Agatha's mind-controlling Gastly. However, he is also shown to be quick to anger and restless in his search for a good battle, and when discovering that Red's Pika, the only remaining Pokémon of his, was disobedient, deemed his wins "dumb luck" and sought for a finisher attack instantly. However, when the boy begins to gain his Pokémon's trust, it chooses to fight for him and defeats his Onix.

After Blaine figured out that Red must have been at Mt. Moon before going missing, Brock volunteered to search there, since Mt. Moon was closest to Pewter City. He then found a cast of Red frozen in ice there and contacted Blaine. Before all of the information could be exchanged, he found out that Pewter City was under attack by a group of Bruno's Machop that was searching for Brock's Boulder Badge, and he left to protect it.

A few years later, he, along with Erika and Misty, traveled to Johto for the Gym Leader Tournament at the Indigo Plateau, where he faced off against the expert of the newly discovered Steel-type, Jasmine. He lost the match and later fought against Team Rocket on the Magnet Train.

Aside from being a Gym Leader, Brock also works as a security guard at the Pewter Museum of Science.

Pokémon

This listing is of Brock's Pokémon in Pokémon Adventures.

On hand
Brock's Geodude
Geodude (×6)
Main article: Brock's Geodude

Brock owns six Geodude, nicknamed Geoone, Geotwo and Geothree and so on. The often grasp each others' wrists in order to circle around Brock to protect him. During the Gold, Silver & Crystal chapter, they used their Magnitude to stop the Magnet Train. However, the impact sent it off course, causing it to almost crash before it was saved by Red's Snorlax.

Debut Onix is On
Brock's Onix
Onix
Main article: Brock's Onix

Onix is arguably Brock's most powerful Pokémon and is apparently well known for its speed, which causes shock waves when it moves. Onix was first used in battle against Red's Pika. Despite the type advantage, Onix was defeated by the small electric type after it came to fight for Red of its own will. Three years later, Onix was sent out by Brock to use as a bridge when a bridge in the Tohjo Falls went out while Brock, Erika and Misty were heading to Johto, during which Misty is joined by Suicune. However, it itself collapsed when they were all attacked by a large group of Zubat, Golbat and Crobat. Once the group finally made it to the Indigo Plateau, Brock used Onix in his battle with Jasmine. It lost to Jasmine's Steelix, which he initially mistook as an Onix of a different variety due to its rock covering used to hide the fact that it was a new, undiscovered species at the time.

Debut Onix is On
Brock's Kabuto

Brock's Kabutops
Kabuto → Kabutops
Brock met Kabutops when it was a Kabuto in the Pewter Museum of Science during the Elite Four's invasion of Kanto, and received and later evolved it for protecting it during the ordeal. It knows many ancient attacks and is a very powerful member of Brock's team; it was able to easily hold its own against Jasmine's Amphy, nearly winning him the match despite the type disadvantage.

Kabutops's only known move is AncientPower, and its Ability is Battle Armor.

Debut Striking Golduck
Given away
Brock's Graveler
Graveler
Brock's Graveler was first seen as it watched Red battle the trainers in the Pewter Gym. Later on, Brock gave it to Yellow, who has since evolved it into a Golem.
Debut Onix is On

In the Pocket Monsters HGSS Jou's Big Adventure manga

Brock's only appearance in Pocket Monsters HGSS Jou's Big Adventure was in a flashback along with his Onix.

Brock in the Pocket Monsters manga
Brock in the Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire manga

In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga

Brock debuts in the chapter Take Out The Rival Onix!! of the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga. Before Red arrived in Pewter City, Green got there and took Brock on. However, Brock was brutally strong as he managed to knock Green and his Charmander back into a window. The impact caused him to tell Red about Brock's strength. Despite Green's advice, Red decides to go to the Gym anyway. Red notices Brock's collection of Pokémon he had caught over the years and one of them turned out to be Clefairy's cousin, Pikachu. Brock then came and Red had his first Gym battle with him. Red used Clefairy while Brock used Onix. Clefairy managed to defeat Onix by having it chase its own tail, earning Red the Boulder Badge.

Brock reappears in Clefairy, Form Teacher Of Class 1P!! in a form of a cameo. He is seen wearing his outfit from Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen.

Pokémon

On hand
Brock's Onix
Onix
Main article: Brock's Steelix#In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga

Onix is Brock's signature Pokémon. Onix is frequently used in Brock's Gym battles.

Debut Bring Down the Powerful Opponent Onix!!
Brock's Other Pokémon
Other Pokémon
Brock is shown with a large Pokémon collection at the Pewter Gym. Many of them are not identifiable as currently known Pokémon.
Debut Bring Down the Powerful Opponent Onix!!


Given away
Brock Pikachu PM.png
Pikachu


In the Pokémon Zensho manga

Brock in Pokémon Zensho
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Please feel free to edit this section to add missing information and complete it.

Brock is the first Gym Leader Satoshi battles.

Pokémon

Brock Onix Zensho.png
Onix


In the TCG

Brock has an eponymous Theme Deck in the Gym Heroes expansion. Its Japanese counterpart is based on the Pewter Gym.

Artwork

Brocktrainer.jpg Brock-TCG1.jpg Brocks-Training-Method.jpg
Brock and the Boulder Badge Brock and the Boulder Badge Brock feeds his Onix
Brocks-Protection.jpg Blaine-Quiz3.jpg BrockVS.png
Brock wears a "Rocky" Onix shirt Brock gets frustrated with Blaine's quizzes Brock's updated VS art

Cards

This listing is of cards mentioning or featuring Brock or his Pokémon in the Pokémon TCG.

Brock's Pokémon
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a silver background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Expansion
Rarity # Japanese
Expansion
Rarity #
Brock's Rhydon Fighting Gym Heroes Rare Holo 2/132 Leaders' Stadium Rare Holo  
      Nivi City Gym    
Brock's Golem Fighting Gym Heroes Rare 20/132 Leaders' Stadium Rare  
Brock's Onix Fighting Gym Heroes Rare 21/132 Nivi City Gym    
Brock's Rhyhorn Fighting Gym Heroes Rare 22/132 Nivi City Gym    
Brock's Sandslash Fighting Gym Heroes Rare 23/132 Nivi City Gym    
Brock's Zubat Grass Gym Heroes Rare 24/132 Nivi City Gym    
Brock's Geodude Fighting Gym Heroes Uncommon 38/132 Nivi City Gym    
Brock's Golbat Grass Gym Heroes Uncommon 39/132 Leaders' Stadium Uncommon  
Brock's Graveler Fighting Gym Heroes Uncommon 40/132 Nivi City Gym    
Brock's Lickitung Colorless Gym Heroes Uncommon 41/132 Leaders' Stadium Uncommon  
Brock's Geodude Fighting Gym Heroes Common 66/132 Leaders' Stadium Common  
Brock's Mankey Fighting Gym Heroes Common 67/132 Nivi City Gym    
Brock's Mankey Fighting Gym Heroes Common 68/132 Leaders' Stadium Common  
      Unnumbered Promotional cards    
Brock's Onix Fighting Gym Heroes Common 69/132 Challenge from the Darkness Common  
      Unnumbered Promotional cards    
Brock's Rhyhorn Fighting Gym Heroes Common 70/132 Leaders' Stadium Common  
Brock's Sandshrew Fighting Gym Heroes Common 71/132 Nivi City Gym    
Brock's Sandshrew Fighting Gym Heroes Common 72/132 Leaders' Stadium Common  
Brock's Vulpix Fire Gym Heroes Common 73/132 Leaders' Stadium Common  
      Nivi City Gym    
Brock's Zubat Grass Gym Heroes Common 74/132 Leaders' Stadium Common  
Brock's Ninetales Fire Gym Challenge Rare Holo 3/132 Leaders' Stadium Rare Holo  
Brock's Dugtrio Fighting Gym Challenge Rare 22/132 Leaders' Stadium Rare  
Brock's Graveler Fighting Gym Challenge Uncommon 34/132 Leaders' Stadium Uncommon  
Brock's Primeape Fighting Gym Challenge Uncommon 35/132 Leaders' Stadium Uncommon  
Brock's Sandslash Fighting Gym Challenge Uncommon 36/132 Leaders' Stadium Uncommon  
Brock's Vulpix Fire Gym Challenge Uncommon 37/132 Leaders' Stadium Uncommon  
Brock's Diglett Fighting Gym Challenge Common 67/132 Leaders' Stadium Common  
Brock's Geodude Fighting Gym Challenge Common 68/132 Leaders' Stadium Common  
Brock's Omastar Fighting       Pokémon VS Common 068/141
Brock's Kabutops Fighting       Pokémon VS Common 069/141
Brock's Crobat Grass       Theater Limited VS Pack   002/018
Brock's Forretress Metal       Movie Commemoration VS Pack: Aura's Lucario   011/020
Brock's Marshtomp Fighting       Movie Commemoration VS Pack: Sea's Manaphy   008/019
Brock's Mudkip Water       ADV-P Promotional cards   038/ADV-P
Croagunk Pokémon M Psychic       Movie Commemoration Random Pack   013/022
Other related cards
Card Type English
Expansion
Rarity # Japanese
Expansion
Rarity #
Brock T Gym Heroes Rare Holo 15/132 Nivi City Gym    
Gym Heroes Rare 98/132 Leaders' Stadium Rare  
Brock's Training Method T Gym Heroes Uncommon 106/132 Leaders' Stadium Uncommon  
Pewter City Gym T [St] Gym Heroes Uncommon 115/132 Leaders' Stadium Uncommon  
Brock's Protection T Gym Challenge Rare 101/132 Leaders' Stadium Rare  
Blaine's Quiz #3 T Gym Challenge Uncommon 112/132 Challenge from the Darkness Uncommon  
 

In the TFG

Brock appears as a rare Trainer figure in the launch set, Next Quest, of the Pokémon Trading Figure Game.

Trivia

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese タケシ Takeshi From 竹 take (bamboo) and possibly 岳 take (mountain peak).
English, Italian, Spanish Brock From rock
French Pierre Means stone
German Rocko From rock
Korean Ung 웅 means 'man-like', brave. A common word used for boy's names in Korea.
Chinese (Mandarin) 小剛 / 小刚 Xiǎo Gāng May be named after 首藤志, Takeshi Shudō. Also, 剛 can mean "hard", "firm", or "strong".
Chinese (Cantonese) 小剛 Síu Gōng Same as Mandarin name
Indonesian Brok (Pokémon Pocket Monsters only) Similar to his English name


External links

On Bulbagarden forums

Gym Leaders of the Kanto region
Pewter Gym Boulder Badge
Brock OD.png
Brock
Cerulean Gym Cascade Badge
Misty OD.png
Misty
Vermilion Gym Thunder Badge
Lt Surge OD.png
Lt. Surge
Celadon Gym Rainbow Badge
Erika OD.png
Erika
Fuchsia Gym Soul Badge
Koga OD.png Janine OD.png
Koga Janine
Saffron Gym Marsh Badge
Sabrina OD.png
Sabrina
Cinnabar Gym Volcano Badge
Blaine OD.png
Blaine
Viridian Gym Earth Badge
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Giovanni Blue


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