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Expert (Trainer class)

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Expert
たつじん Expert
ORAS Expert M.png
Male art from Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
Other names
Introduced in Generation III
Appears in Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald
Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
Gender Both
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TCG debut [[ (TCG)|]]
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An Expert (Japanese: たつじん Expert) is a type of Pokémon Trainer that first debuted in the Generation III games. They are generally depicted as old men or old women in kimonos.

When paired together in Double Battles, they are called Old Couples.

A similar but different class was introduced in Generation IV under the name of Veteran.

They use a variety of Pokémon but tend towards Fighting-types.

Appearance

Spr RS Expert M.pngSpr RS Expert F.png VSExpert M.png
Sprites from
Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald
Male VS portrait from
Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
Mr Briney OD.png Expert f RSE OD.png
Overworld sprites from
Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald

Trainer list

Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire


Pokémon Emerald


In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 達人 Dárén
France Flag.png French Expert ()
Experte ()
Germany Flag.png German Experte
Italy Flag.png Italian Specialista
South Korea Flag.png Korean 달인 Dal'in
Spain Flag.png Spanish Pokéabu


Trainer classes in the Pokémon main series
Hoenn Ace Trainer*Aqua AdminSEASAqua LeaderSEASAroma LadyBattle GirlBeautyBird KeeperBlack Belt
Bug CatcherBug ManiacCamperChampionCollectorDragon TamerElite FourExpertFisherman
GentlemanGuitaristHex ManiacHikerInterviewersKindlerLadyLassLeaderMagma AdminREOR
Magma LeaderREORNinja BoyOld CoupleParasol LadyPicnickerPoké FanPoké ManiacPokémon Ranger
Pokémon TrainerPokémon BreederPsychicRich BoyRuin ManiacSailorSchool KidSis and BroSwimmer
Team Aqua GruntSEASTeam Magma GruntREORTeammates*TriathleteTuberTwinsWinstrateYoung CoupleYoungster
Ace DuoORASBrains & BrawnORASBackpackerORASDelinquentORASFairy Tale GirlORASFree DiverORAS
Mysterious SistersORASProprietorORASScuba DiverORASSecret Base ExpertORASStreet ThugORAS
Battle Frontier only:E
Arena TycoonDome AceFactory HeadPalace MavenPike QueenPyramid KingSalon Maiden
Battle Institute and Battle Maison only:ORAS
Battle Chatelaine
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