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Painter (Trainer class)

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えかき Painter
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Painter sprite from FireRed and LeafGreen
Other names
Introduced in Generation III
Appears in FireRed and LeafGreen
Gender Female only
Male Counterpart Artist
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A Painter (Japanese: えかき Painter) is a type of Pokémon Trainer that first debuted in the Generation III games. In Generation III, they appear as girls wearing berets and carrying art supplies. They are similar to the Artist class of later games.

They specialize in using the Painter Pokémon, Smeargle.


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Sprite from
FireRed and LeafGreen
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Overworld sprite from
FireRed and LeafGreen

Trainer list

Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Peintre
Germany Flag.png German Maler
Italy Flag.png Italian Pittrice
Spain Flag.png Spanish Pintora

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Only in Trainer Tower:
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