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Tomio

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Tomio
トミオ Tomio
Tomio.png
Tomio
Gender Male
Hometown Unknown
Region Kanto

Tomio (Japanese: トミオ Tomio) is a character in Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All and a rival of Shu. Notably, he uses Poké Balls modified into yo-yos to capture Pokémon. He challenged Shu to a Pokémon capturing contest and won. However, after Shu befriends a herd of Nidoran, Tomio mistakes them for Shu's and decides to switch back to regular Poké Balls.

Character

Tomio is considered to be more of an advanced Trainer than Shu since he had no trouble in controlling his aim on throwing a Poké Ball at the Pokémon, something that Shu was constantly having trouble with.

History

Tomio first appeared in A Match For Pokémon where he catches a Venomoth that Shu weakened using a Poké Ball attached to a string. This made Shu furious and demands to know who interrupted him. Tomio shows himself and explains to him that Shu could not capture the Venomoth. However, he ends up releasing the Venomoth as it was a Practice Zone for catching Pokémon. Shu ends up challenging him to a Pokémon catching contest where if he wins, he will receive Tomio's custom ball. By sundown, Tomio ends up having twenty Pokémon caught as opposed to Shu ending up with nineteen. However, a Nidoran♂ that Shu encountered before shows up along with his relatives which makes Shu the winner. Even though Shu won, he does not accept the prize that they promised in the beginning.

Pokémon

On hand

Tomio's Spearow
Spearow
Spearow is Tomio's only known Pokémon. While at an area where Trainers can catch Pokémon, Spearow was mostly used to weaken Pokémon that Tomio is about to capture. Its other strengths are not known.
Debut A Match For Pokémon

Tomio was revealed to have at least twenty other Pokémon as he participated in a Pokémon capturing contest.

Released

Tomio's Venomoth
Venomoth
Shu was originally going to catch Venomoth but Tomio caught it instead. He then releases it as it was a Practice Zone for catching Pokémon.
Debut A Match For Pokémon


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MasatoshiMayaMikuriMomokoNagiRei
Rin and RanRyomaRyukoShinjiShu's father
Shu's motherThiefTomioYukiYuta