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エルデス Eldes
Eldes XD.png
Gender Male
Hometown Unknown
Region Orre
Relatives Greevil (father), Ardos (brother)
Trainer class Cipher Admin
Generation III
Games Pokémon XD
Member of Cipher
Rank Admin

Eldes (Japanese: エルデス Eldes) is one of the five Cipher Admins of Pokémon XD. Eldes first appears alongside Mr. Verich and Ardos when Ardos saves Michael's sister Jovi from Zook, and is later encountered by Michael when he first visits Mt. Battle. However, he—like Mr. Verich—is shrouded in mystery until the end of the main storyline, where he first battles the player.

As well as being a Cipher Admin, Eldes serves as one of Greevil's two bodyguards, the other being Ardos. At the end of the game, it is revealed that Eldes is one of Greevil's two sons. Eldes eventually stops Greevil and Ardos from blowing up their base, as he realizes that countless people and Pokémon would be killed in the process and this would be immoral.

Michael first battles against him in Citadark Isle, where he uses a total of four Shadow Pokémon. After Greevil has been defeated, the player can challenge Eldes on the last round of the Orre Colosseum.

Eldes is not as evil as the other Cipher Admins. He questions Cipher's motives throughout the game. He also shows regret that when he first battles Michael, he is battling him as an enemy and not in the traditional way, to decide who the better Trainer is.

In Orre Colosseum, Eldes favors using Earthquake alongside Pokémon that are immune to it.

Among Eldes' Shadow Pokémon are Marowak, Lapras, Manectric, and Salamence.


At Citadark Isle

At Orre Colosseum

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png European French Eudes
Germany Flag.png German Rufus
Italy Flag.png Italian Eldes
Spain Flag.png European Spanish Igno

Members of Cipher
Leaders: EviceGreevil
Chief Executives: Nascour
Admins: Miror B.DakimVenusEin
Other Members: BlunoVerdeRossoSkrubMirakle B.
NapsExolHexagon BrothersZook
Cipher Peons (ColosseumXD)
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