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'''Cent''' (Japanese: '''ダラー''' ''Dollar'') is an [[Regional variant|Alolan]] {{p|Meowth}} that {{adv|Sun}} owns in [[Pokémon Adventures]] and his [[starter Pokémon]]. He is level 49 and his [[Characteristic]] is "somewhat stubborn."
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'''Cent''' (Japanese: '''ダラー''' ''Dollar'') is an [[Regional variant|Alolan]] {{p|Meowth}} that {{adv|Sun}} owns in [[Pokémon Adventures]] and his [[starter Pokémon]]. Cent originally belonged to [[Sun's great-grandfather]] prior to his death. He is level 59 and his [[Characteristic]] is "somewhat stubborn."
   
 
==History==
 
==History==
[[File:Sun and Dollar.png|thumb|200px|left|Cent and Sun]]
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[[File:Sun and Cent.png|thumb|200px|left|Cent and Sun]]
Cent first appeared in [[PASM01]], where he was used to battle a pair of {{tc|Team Skull Grunt}}s that had attacked {{adv|Moon}}. He faced the Grunts' {{p|Salandit}} and easily defeated them with {{m|Pay Day}}. [[PASM02|Later]] that day, Sun and Moon were attacked by {{p|Tapu Koko}}. Sun sent out Cent and {{adv|Dollar}} to battle Tapu Koko, but the two immediately began fighting each other instead. Though the attacks seemingly did nothing, Tapu Koko fled, leaving behind a [[Sparkling Stone]] in the process.
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Prior to the start of the {{chap|Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon}}, Cent was one of three Alolan Meowth owned by [[Sun's great-grandfather]]. After his death [[Faba]] arrived and began his plans to convert the island into [[Aether Paradise]]. When Sun protested to this, Faba jokingly suggested that Sun could buy the island back if he made 100 million yen. Sun took this statement seriously and made it his goal to get the island back and realize his great-grandfather's dream of creating the [[Poké Pelago]]. Sun asked the three Meowth for help, with two of them refusing. Only Cent remained, joining Sun's team as a result.
   
In [[PASM06]], Cent was used to battle [[Guzma]] in the second round of an [[Iki Town]] festival tournament. After Dollar was defeated by Guzma's {{p|Masquerain}}, Cent was sent out to replace it. Cent won by covering Masquerain's wings with water from its own {{m|Water Sport}}, leaving it unable to fly and vulnerable to be hit by {{m|Night Slash}}. Afterward, Guzma switched in his {{p|Golisopod}}, which proceeded to attack Cent relentlessly. When Golisopod's trash-covered claws dirtied the coin on Cent's head, it flew into a rage and furiously defeated Golisopod, allowing Sun to move to the next round.
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Cent first appeared in ''[[PASM01|The Grand Entrance and Delivery Boy Sun]]'', where he was used to battle a pair of {{tc|Team Skull Grunt}}s that had attacked {{adv|Moon}}. He faced the Grunts' {{p|Salandit}} and easily defeated them with {{m|Pay Day}}. [[PASM02|Later]] that day, Sun and Moon were attacked by {{p|Tapu Koko}}. Sun sent out Cent and {{adv|Dollar}} to battle Tapu Koko, but the two immediately started fighting each other instead. After getting serious, Dollar kept Tapu Koko distracted with {{m|Ember}}, allowing Cent to strike with Pay Day. Though the attacks seemingly did nothing, Tapu Koko fled, leaving behind a [[Sparkling Stone]] in the process.
   
In [[PASM07]], Cent was used to battle [[Gladion]] in the final round of the tournament. It went up against Gladion's {{p|Type: Null}}, but was easily defeated, forcing Sun to switch it out for Dollar.
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In ''[[PASM06|The Party Crasher and Guzma the Destroyer]]'', Cent was used to battle [[Guzma]] in the second round of an [[Iki Town]] festival tournament. After Dollar was defeated by Guzma's {{p|Masquerain}}, Cent was sent out to replace it. Cent won by covering Masquerain's wings with water from its own {{m|Water Sport}}, leaving it unable to fly and vulnerable to be hit by {{m|Night Slash}}. Afterward, Guzma switched in his {{p|Golisopod}}, which proceeded to attack Cent relentlessly. When Golisopod's trash-covered claws dirtied the coin on Cent's head, it flew into a rage and furiously defeated Golisopod, allowing Sun to move to the next round.
   
In [[PASM08]], upon arriving on [[Akala Island]], Sun met [[Lana]], [[Kiawe]], and [[Mallow]], the [[Trial Captain]]s of Akala. Unsure if he was worthy of taking the Island Challenge, Kiawe challenged Sun to a battle. Sun agreed and used Cent to battle Kiawe's {{TP|Kiawe|Marowak}}. Cent was initially bewildered by Marowak's ability to manipulate its flames, but managed to land a hit after Sun told Cent to ignore the flames. The battle was called off after Kiawe decided to call his boss at the {{DL|Royal Avenue|Thrifty Megamart}} and apologize for leaving work without telling anyone.
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In ''[[PASM07|The Final Match and a Surprising Finale!]]'', Cent was used to battle [[Gladion]] in the final round of the tournament. It went up against Gladion's {{TP|Gladion|Type: Null}}, but was easily defeated, forcing Sun to switch it out for Dollar.
   
In [[PASM10]], Cent was used in Sun's first trial, which was to fight against the [[Totem Pokémon]] of [[Brooklet Hill]], a {{DL|List of Pokémon with form differences|Wishiwashi|School Form}} {{p|Wishiwashi}}. Due to its immense size and strength, the Totem Wishiwashi was a tough opponent. Cent managed to defeat it after Sun instructed it to hit Baht, the main Wishiwashi located in the left eye. After dodging its attacks, Cent closed in on Baht's location and attacked it. The attack forced the Totem to separate back into its component Solo Form Wishiwashi, giving Sun the victory.
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In ''[[PASM08|Going Ashore and Neighboring Akala Island]]'', upon arriving on [[Akala Island]], Sun met [[Lana]], [[Kiawe]], and [[Mallow]], the [[Trial Captain]]s of Akala. Unsure if he was worthy of taking the Island Challenge, Kiawe challenged Sun to a battle. Sun agreed and used Cent to battle Kiawe's {{TP|Kiawe|Marowak}}. Cent was initially bewildered by Marowak's ability to manipulate its flames, but managed to land a hit after Sun told Cent to ignore the flames. The battle was called off after Kiawe decided to call his boss at the {{DL|Royal Avenue|Thrifty Megamart}} and apologize for leaving work without telling anyone.
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In ''[[PASM10|Defeat and the Commander of the School of Fish]]'', Cent was used in Sun's first trial, which was to fight against the [[Totem Pokémon]] of [[Brooklet Hill]], a {{DL|List of Pokémon with form differences|Wishiwashi|School Form}} {{p|Wishiwashi}}. Due to its immense size and strength, the Totem Wishiwashi was a tough opponent. Cent managed to defeat it after Sun instructed it to hit Quarter, the main Wishiwashi located in the left eye. After dodging its attacks, Cent closed in on Quarter's location and attacked it. The attack forced the Totem to separate back into its component Solo Form Wishiwashi, giving Sun the victory.
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In [[PASM19]], Cent, along with the rest of Sun's team, helped rescue Moon from an attacking {{p|Xurkitree}} at [[Po Town]]. By combining their attacks, they managed to knock Moon from Xurkitree's grasp, though Xurkitree immediately retaliated by smacking them away onto a nearby car.
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In [[PASM20]], Cent was used alongside {{FB|Salon Maiden|Anabel}}'s {{p|Mismagius}} to battle a {{p|Blacephalon}} that had been summoned to Po Town. Cent slashed at Blacephalon and appeared to decapitate it, only for the Fireworks Pokémon to reveal it is capable of safely detaching its head at will. Cent managed to distract Blacephalon long enough for Mismagius to stun it with {{m|Phantom Force}}, allowing Anabel to try and capture it, only to fail. Blacephalon attempted to counterattack with its {{m|Mind Blown}}, but was blown away by {{p|Tapu Bulu}}'s {{m|Whirlwind}}, saving everyone in the process.
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In [[PASM29]], Cent was used alongside the rest of Sun and Moon's teams to assist [[Nebby|Lunala]] against {{p|Necrozma}}, but was stopped by [[Lusamine]]'s {{p|Naganadel}}.
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<!--[[PASM33]]-->After returning to Alola, Sun finds Necrozma, who wants to absorb the light energy from the region. Sun sends out his team to attack, but Cent ignores the Prism Pokémon and walks away. Sun asks [[Lillie]] to take him to [[Memorial Hill]] and let him free, as now that they've failed to retake the island Cent feels no obligation to stick around with Sun.
 
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==Personality and characteristics==
 
==Personality and characteristics==
[[File:Dollar and En.png|thumb|150px|right|Cent and Dollar fighting]]
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[[File:Dollar and Cent.png|thumb|150px|Cent and Dollar fighting]]
While a competent battler, Cent tends to be sluggish and lazy whenever doing anything else. Due to being descended from royalty, Cent is very prideful and will fly into a violent rage if the coin on his head is dirtied. Cent and Dollar have a mutual dislike for one another; if sent out at the same time, they will immediately begin fighting each other instead of the opponent.
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Cent is often seen with a bored expression on his face and tends to be sluggish and lazy at whatever he does. While he is a competent battler, he only puts an effort into battling when he knows it will help Sun save up the money to buy back his great-grandfather's island. Due to being descended from royalty, Cent is very prideful and will fly into a violent rage if the coin on his head is dirtied. Cent and Dollar have a mutual dislike for one another; if sent out at the same time, they will immediately begin fighting each other instead of the opponent.
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Cent and Sun have never truly gotten along, nor has he gotten over [[Sun's great-grandfather]]'s death, explaining why he hasn't been able to evolve. He only followed Sun to collect the money to get his former owner's island back, but when that plan failed, Cent lost his sole reason to follow Sun around and obey his orders.
   
 
==Moves used==
 
==Moves used==
{{anmov/h|dark||Sun {{#switch: {{#expr: {{#time: U}} mod 3}}|0=Meowth Pay Day|1=Dollar Night Slash|2=Dollar Feint Attack}}.png|Using {{#switch: {{#expr: {{#time: U}} mod 3}}|0=Pay Day|1=Night Slash|2=Feint Attack}}}}
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{{anmov/h|dark||Sun Cent {{#switch: {{#expr: {{#time: U}} mod 3}}|0=Pay Day|1=Night Slash|2=Feint Attack}}.png|Using {{#switch: {{#expr: {{#time: U}} mod 3}}|0=Pay Day|1=Night Slash|2=Feint Attack}}}}
 
{{anmov|Normal|Pay Day|PASM01|The Grand Entrance and Delivery Boy Sun}}
 
{{anmov|Normal|Pay Day|PASM01|The Grand Entrance and Delivery Boy Sun}}
{{anmov|Dark|Night Slash|PASM06|PASM06}}
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{{anmov|Dark|Night Slash|PASM06|The Party Crasher and Guzma the Destroyer}}
{{anmov|Dark|Feint Attack|PASM08|PASM08}}
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{{anmov|Dark|Feint Attack|PASM08|Going Ashore and Neighboring Akala Island}}
{{anmov|Dark|Assurance|PASM08|PASM08{{tt|*|Mentioned only}}}}
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{{anmov|Dark|Assurance|PASM08|Going Ashore and Neighboring Akala Island{{tt|*|Mentioned only}}}}
 
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{{anmov/f|dark}}
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* Cent is the first [[Regional variant]] to be owned by a [[Pokédex holder]].
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* Cent is the first [[regional variant]] to be owned by a [[Pokédex holder]].
   
 
==Names==
 
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Latest revision as of 23:31, 29 July 2019

Cent
ダラー Dollar
Poké Ball
Sun Cent.png
Sun’s Meowth
Debuts in The Grand Entrance and Delivery Boy Sun
Caught at Island of Aether Paradise
Gender Male
Ability Technician
Nature Quirky
Current location With Sun
Meowth
This Pokémon has not evolved.

Cent (Japanese: ダラー Dollar) is an Alolan Meowth that Sun owns in Pokémon Adventures and his starter Pokémon. Cent originally belonged to Sun's great-grandfather prior to his death. He is level 59 and his Characteristic is "somewhat stubborn."

History

Cent and Sun

Prior to the start of the Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon chapter, Cent was one of three Alolan Meowth owned by Sun's great-grandfather. After his death Faba arrived and began his plans to convert the island into Aether Paradise. When Sun protested to this, Faba jokingly suggested that Sun could buy the island back if he made 100 million yen. Sun took this statement seriously and made it his goal to get the island back and realize his great-grandfather's dream of creating the Poké Pelago. Sun asked the three Meowth for help, with two of them refusing. Only Cent remained, joining Sun's team as a result.

Cent first appeared in The Grand Entrance and Delivery Boy Sun, where he was used to battle a pair of Team Skull Grunts that had attacked Moon. He faced the Grunts' Salandit and easily defeated them with Pay Day. Later that day, Sun and Moon were attacked by Tapu Koko. Sun sent out Cent and Dollar to battle Tapu Koko, but the two immediately started fighting each other instead. After getting serious, Dollar kept Tapu Koko distracted with Ember, allowing Cent to strike with Pay Day. Though the attacks seemingly did nothing, Tapu Koko fled, leaving behind a Sparkling Stone in the process.

In The Party Crasher and Guzma the Destroyer, Cent was used to battle Guzma in the second round of an Iki Town festival tournament. After Dollar was defeated by Guzma's Masquerain, Cent was sent out to replace it. Cent won by covering Masquerain's wings with water from its own Water Sport, leaving it unable to fly and vulnerable to be hit by Night Slash. Afterward, Guzma switched in his Golisopod, which proceeded to attack Cent relentlessly. When Golisopod's trash-covered claws dirtied the coin on Cent's head, it flew into a rage and furiously defeated Golisopod, allowing Sun to move to the next round.

In The Final Match and a Surprising Finale!, Cent was used to battle Gladion in the final round of the tournament. It went up against Gladion's Type: Null, but was easily defeated, forcing Sun to switch it out for Dollar.

In Going Ashore and Neighboring Akala Island, upon arriving on Akala Island, Sun met Lana, Kiawe, and Mallow, the Trial Captains of Akala. Unsure if he was worthy of taking the Island Challenge, Kiawe challenged Sun to a battle. Sun agreed and used Cent to battle Kiawe's Marowak. Cent was initially bewildered by Marowak's ability to manipulate its flames, but managed to land a hit after Sun told Cent to ignore the flames. The battle was called off after Kiawe decided to call his boss at the Thrifty Megamart and apologize for leaving work without telling anyone.

In Defeat and the Commander of the School of Fish, Cent was used in Sun's first trial, which was to fight against the Totem Pokémon of Brooklet Hill, a School Form Wishiwashi. Due to its immense size and strength, the Totem Wishiwashi was a tough opponent. Cent managed to defeat it after Sun instructed it to hit Quarter, the main Wishiwashi located in the left eye. After dodging its attacks, Cent closed in on Quarter's location and attacked it. The attack forced the Totem to separate back into its component Solo Form Wishiwashi, giving Sun the victory.

In PASM19, Cent, along with the rest of Sun's team, helped rescue Moon from an attacking Xurkitree at Po Town. By combining their attacks, they managed to knock Moon from Xurkitree's grasp, though Xurkitree immediately retaliated by smacking them away onto a nearby car.

In PASM20, Cent was used alongside Anabel's Mismagius to battle a Blacephalon that had been summoned to Po Town. Cent slashed at Blacephalon and appeared to decapitate it, only for the Fireworks Pokémon to reveal it is capable of safely detaching its head at will. Cent managed to distract Blacephalon long enough for Mismagius to stun it with Phantom Force, allowing Anabel to try and capture it, only to fail. Blacephalon attempted to counterattack with its Mind Blown, but was blown away by Tapu Bulu's Whirlwind, saving everyone in the process.

In PASM29, Cent was used alongside the rest of Sun and Moon's teams to assist Lunala against Necrozma, but was stopped by Lusamine's Naganadel.

After returning to Alola, Sun finds Necrozma, who wants to absorb the light energy from the region. Sun sends out his team to attack, but Cent ignores the Prism Pokémon and walks away. Sun asks Lillie to take him to Memorial Hill and let him free, as now that they've failed to retake the island Cent feels no obligation to stick around with Sun.

Personality and characteristics

Cent and Dollar fighting

Cent is often seen with a bored expression on his face and tends to be sluggish and lazy at whatever he does. While he is a competent battler, he only puts an effort into battling when he knows it will help Sun save up the money to buy back his great-grandfather's island. Due to being descended from royalty, Cent is very prideful and will fly into a violent rage if the coin on his head is dirtied. Cent and Dollar have a mutual dislike for one another; if sent out at the same time, they will immediately begin fighting each other instead of the opponent.

Cent and Sun have never truly gotten along, nor has he gotten over Sun's great-grandfather's death, explaining why he hasn't been able to evolve. He only followed Sun to collect the money to get his former owner's island back, but when that plan failed, Cent lost his sole reason to follow Sun around and obey his orders.

Moves used

Sun Cent Feint Attack.png
Using Feint Attack
Move First Used In
Pay Day The Grand Entrance and Delivery Boy Sun
Night Slash The Party Crasher and Guzma the Destroyer
Feint Attack Going Ashore and Neighboring Akala Island
Assurance Going Ashore and Neighboring Akala Island*
A shows that the move was used recently, unless all moves fit this case or there are fewer than five known moves.

Trivia

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese ダラー Dollar From dollar and a pun of だらだら daradara (sluggish)
English Cent From cent, a currency that is nearly worthless on its own
French Grisbi From grisbi (slang term for cash) and gris (gray)
German Moos From Moos (slang term for cash; moss)

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