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Howie (Japanese: ヒロヲ Hiro'o) is a character of the day in The Ole' Berate and Switch!.

He was the first Trainer that Ash and his Corphish battled in the tournament in Pewter City. The tournament was actually a scam that Team Rocket agents Butch and Cassidy planned the whole time.

Howie's Pinsir battled well and used Vice Grip, Guillotine and Seismic Toss to weaken Corphish, but when his second Guillotine failed due to Corphish using Harden and then BubbleBeam, he lost.


On hand

Howie's Pinsir
Pinsir was the first Pokémon Ash faced in the tournament that was a scam to steal all of their Pokémon. Pinsir was defeated afterwards.

Pinsir's known moves are Seismic Toss, Guillotine and Vice Grip.

Debut The Ole' Berate and Switch!

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 阪口大助 Daisuke Sakaguchi
English Bill Rogers
European Spanish Amparo Valencia

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