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Marilyn Flame

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If you were looking for the character from Battling a Cute Drama!, see Marilyn.

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Marilyn Flame
マリリン·フレーム Marilyn Flame
Marilyn Flame M17.png
Marilyn Flame
Gender Female
Hometown Unknown
Region Kalos
Anime debut Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction
English voice actor N/A
Japanese voice actor Rika Adachi

Marilyn Flame (Japanese: マリリン·フレーム Marilyn Flame) is one of the antagonists of Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction.

She is a thief who wishes to get rich using Diancie's power to create diamonds, and the rival of Ninja Riot and Argus and Millis Steel in this goal.

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Marilyn first appeared in the movie where she had her Delphox prevent Diancie from getting away in Avugnon Town. She pursued Diancie as Diancie searched for Xerneas. Her's and Ninja Riot's attacks were loud enough that Ash heard them and ran over to see what was going on. As Marilyn was about to have her Delphox attack again, Ash appeared and Pikachu Thunderbolted her Delphox and Riot's Greninja. The impact of Pikachu's attack caused both thieves to flee the area. She was then seen in Argus Steel's computer when he was watching footage of the thieves.

Later, while Ash and his friends were in Orseille City, Marilyn found them by a water fountain. Ash kept her busy with Froakie while the group ran off with Diancie. She met up with Riot and Millis Steel where Millis distracted the two thieves long enough for the group to get away.

After Diancie was purified by Xerneas's Fairy Aura in the Allearth Forest, Marilyn, Riot, Millis, and Argus, confronted the group there and the thieves fought each other over who would get Diancie. Marilyn and the thieves took their fighting to Yveltal's lair in Allearth Forest. When the thieves stood on the water that lied Yveltal's cocoon, it became tainted where the cocoon started to hatch and Yveltal woke up from it.

During Yveltal's rampage in the Allearth Forest, her Delphox and Yanmega were turned to stone by Oblivion Wing. Despondent over the loss of her Pokémon, Marilyn was comforted by Riot, whose Greninja and Ninjask had also been affected. Just as she accepted Riot's affection, Yveltal aimed Oblivion Wing at them, and they embraced shortly before being killed. Xerneas later brought them back to life using Geomancy.

In the credits of the film, Marilyn gave up the life of a jewel thief for honest work at a clothing shop. Riot visited her at the shop and proposed marriage.


Marilyn kissing Riot

Marilyn is shown to be an ambitious thief who relentlessly hunts down Diancie with her Delphox. She is shown to also compete harshly with Riot and the Steels in doing so. She is especially seen competing with Riot, as the two of them in particular were actively hunting down Diancie, as opposed to the Steels who waited. She also appears to talk a lot, telling Ash that she needs Diancie's diamonds. This trait of hers caused Riot to call her a "master blabbermouth".

Though Marilyn appears to be rather hostile towards Riot initially, it is shown that she has romantic feelings for him. This is seen when Marilyn kisses Riot after the two are revived by Xerneas's Geomancy. This is also seen when Riot proposes marriage to Marilyn, which made her quite happy.


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Marilyn Flame's Delphox
Delphox is Marilyn's main Pokémon. It was first seen preventing Diancie from getting away in Avugnon Town but was stopped by Pikachu's Thunderbolt.

Later, when Ash and his friends were in Orseille City, Delphox battled Ash's Froakie and Pikachu. Delphox was then seen in Yveltal's lair in Allearth Forest fighting with the other thieves. The fighting caused the cocoon to awaken. While Yveltal was on a rampage, Delphox was petrified by its Oblivion Wing and was not revived until later by Xerneas's Geomancy.

Delphox's known moves are Flamethrower, Mystical Fire, and Flame Charge.

Debut Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction
Marilyn Flame's Yanmega
Yanmega is another Pokémon owned by Marilyn. It was mostly used to help her move about quickly.

None of Yanmega's moves are known.

Debut Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 足立梨花 Rika Adachi
English N/A
Italian Martina Felli

In the manga

In the movie adaptations

Marilyn appeared in the movie adaptation of the 17th movie.


Marilyn's Delphox
Delphox is Marilyn's main Pokémon.

Delphox's only known move is Flame Charge.

Debut Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction
Marilyn's Yanmega
Yanmega is another Pokémon Marilyn owns. It is mostly relied on for flight transportation.

None of Yanmega's moves are known.

Debut Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction


Language Name Origin
Japanese マリリン·フレーム Marilyn Flame From マフォクシー Mahoxy (Delphox) and flame
English Marilyn Flame Same as her Japanese name
French Marissa Similar to her Japanese name
Italian Fidia
Korean 마릴린 프레임 Marilyn Flame Transliteration of her Japanese name
Chinese (Mandarin) 瑪麗伶·芙烈姆 Mǎlìlíng Fúlièmǔ Transliteration of her Japanese name. Contains 麗 (beautiful) and 烈 liè (fiery)

Movie characters
Human protagonists
Sir AaronAliceAudrey and KathrynBiancaCarlitaCoreyDamosDianaDianeEricFergusNewton Graceland
JuanitaKarlLisaLizabethLorenzoProfessor LundTory LundMarenMelodyMannesNeeshaRafe
RebeccaRowenaSamSheenaSidKidd SummersTonioTowaJack WalkerYuko
Human antagonists
AnnieButlerDamonMarilyn FlameGalenGooneMolly HaleIron-Masked MarauderGrings KodaiLawrence IIIMarcus
Ninja RiotOakleyThe PhantomArgus SteelMillis SteelZero
ArceusArticunoCarbinkCelebi (M04)Celebi (M13)CobalionDarkraiDeoxysDialgaDiancieEntei (M03)Entei (M13)Genesect
GiratinaGroudon (M06)Groudon (M18)HoopaJirachiKeldeoKyogreKyuremLatiasLatiosLucarioLugiaManaphyMew (M01)Mew (M08)
Mewtwo (OS)Mewtwo (BW)MoltresPalkiaPichuPikachutwoRaikouRayquaza (M07)Rayquaza (M18)RegiceRegirockRegisteelReshiram
ShayminSlowkingSuicune (M04)Suicune (M13)TerrakionUnownVictiniVirizionXerneasYveltalZapdosZekromZoroarkZorua
BarzaBaron AlbertoBlock BotAliciaAllegraAstridBanksCarolDavidDonukeDundeeEvaDr. FujiGlacineGodeySpencer Hale
Heroes of Truth and IdealsQueen IleneInfiJennyJoeJudyKaiKanataKatoKevinKikoKing of the People of the ValeKyleLayla
LeekuLuisLuisaMakoMarcus's soldiersMaryMalinManukeMauryMeredithMewtwo's creatorsMirandaMisakiMoose
Mother and daughterPeople of the WaterPokémon Baccer teamsPegRavineRaymondQueen RinRossShipShip's shipmatesSchuyler
TappTammyTannerTatsukiTobiasThe TravelerUschiMr. White

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