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Weiss (left) and Schwarz (right), two Team Plasma grunts
Schwarz (Japanese: ネーロ Nero) and Weiss (Japanese: ビアンコ Bianco) are characters of the day in the Pokémon anime who appeared in Saving Braviary!. They are two Team Plasma Grunts who serve as the main antagonists in the episode.
The duo was assigned a mission to capture a Braviary but N showed up to rescue him. However, a tracking chip in the Pokémon triggered their alarm and Schwarz and Weiss gave chase to N. N narrowly made it to a nearby Pokémon Center before the duo retrieved the injured Pokémon. When the Pokémon Center's power went out, Schwarz and Weiss broke in to get Braviary, but he already left with the help of N, Ash and his friends.
Schwarz and Weiss then hid in some bushes, waiting for the right moment to strike. As soon as N came by with Braviary, the duo sent out their Seviper and Zangoose. They attacked N, leaving him injured. Ash, Iris and Cilan came to his aid and battled the duo. Schwarz and Weiss were tough but were beaten by Excadrill, Pikachu and Braviary.
Weiss was later part of the large group of Team Plasma Grunts that assaulted the White Ruins in order to acquire the Light Stone. In Team Plasma and the Awakening Ceremony!, he managed to catch Iris, Cilan and Cedric Juniper together with two other Grunts and imprisoned them in steel rings to keep them under their control. He then witnessed how Team Plasma's leader Ghetsis summoned Reshiram. He was presumably arrested after Reshiram was freed from Team Plasma's control and Team Plasma was defeated.
Schwarz made a cameo with a band of Team Plasma Grunts, including Aldith in What Lies Beyond Truth and Ideals!.
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Reason: Seviper's Japanese voice actor.
This listing is of Schwarz and Weiss' known Pokémon:
|| Voice actor
|| Schwarz: 相馬幸人 Yukito Sōma|
Weiss: 越田直樹 Naoki Koshida
|| Schwarz: Ryan Stadler|
Weiss: Benjamin Becker
|| Schwarz: Radosław Popłonikowski|
Weiss: Artur Kaczmarski
| European Spanish
|| Schwarz: Antonio Domínguez|
Weiss: Fernando Cordero
- Schwarz and Weiss own two Pokémon who are usually enemies of each other, but appear as team members.
- Schwarz and Weiss's names are German for "black" and "white", respectively. This is a reference to Pokémon Black and White, the first pair of games that feature Team Plasma as the antagonists and the basis for the Best Wishes series.
- Their Pokémon also match their names, with the mostly-black Seviper belonging to Schwarz and the mostly-white Zangoose belonging to Weiss.
|| ネーロ Nero
|| Italian for black.
| ビアンコ Bianco
|| Italian for white.
|| From schwarz, German for black.
|| From weiß, German for white.