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As a franchise with so many different forms of canon, Pokémon is famous for having multiple iterations of the same or similar characters, most of which have basis in the {{pkmn|games}}' {{player|main}} and [[rival]] characters. The characters in each form of the Pokémon canon which are closely related in their design will most often be recognizable in any of their forms, and may have similar relations to other characters with or without counterparts.
 
As a franchise with so many different forms of canon, Pokémon is famous for having multiple iterations of the same or similar characters, most of which have basis in the {{pkmn|games}}' {{player|main}} and [[rival]] characters. The characters in each form of the Pokémon canon which are closely related in their design will most often be recognizable in any of their forms, and may have similar relations to other characters with or without counterparts.
   
For example, both {{ga|Red}} and {{Ash}} are from [[Pallet Town]], live with their mother, receive a [[starter Pokémon]] from [[Professor Oak]], and begin their journey one step behind their [[rival]]s, {{ga|Blue}} and {{Gary}}. However, Red and Ash do not coexist, nor do Blue and Gary, as they are restricted to their specific canons.
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For example, both {{ga|Red}} and {{Ash}} are from [[Pallet Town]], live with their mother, receive a [[starter Pokémon]] from [[Professor Oak]], and begin their {{pkmn|journey}}s one step behind their rivals, {{ga|Blue}} and {{Gary}}, respectively. However, Red and Ash do not coexist, nor do Blue and Gary, as they are restricted to their specific canons.
   
 
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| {{ga|Lucas}}
 
| {{ga|Lucas}}
 
| {{ga|Dawn}}
 
| {{ga|Dawn}}
| {{ga|Barry}}
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| {{ga|Barry}}
 
| {{ga|Lyra}}
 
| {{ga|Lyra}}
 
| [[Cheren]]
 
| [[Cheren]]
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==={{ga|Red}}'s counterparts===
 
==={{ga|Red}}'s counterparts===
[[File:Red's counterparts.png|550px|right|Red and his counterparts]]
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[[File:Red's counterparts.png|thumb|550px|Red and his counterparts]]
* [[Ash Ketchum]] from [[Pokémon anime]], [[The Electric Tale of Pikachu]] manga and [[Ash & Pikachu]] manga
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* [[Ash Ketchum]] from [[Pokémon anime]], [[The Electric Tale of Pikachu]] manga, and [[Ash & Pikachu]] manga
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** {{OBP|Ash Ketchum|M20}} from the ''[[M20|I Choose You!]]'' and ''[[M21|The Power of Us]]'' movies
 
* [[Ritchie]] from [[Pokémon anime]] and [[The Electric Tale of Pikachu]]
 
* [[Ritchie]] from [[Pokémon anime]] and [[The Electric Tale of Pikachu]]
 
* {{adv|Red}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
 
* {{adv|Red}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
* {{OBP|Red|Pocket Monsters}} from [[Pokémon Pocket Monsters]], [[Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire]], {{OBP|Pocket Monsters DP|Kosaku Anakubo}}, {{OBP|Pocket Monsters HGSS|Kosaku Anakubo}} and {{OBP|Pocket Monsters BW|manga}} manga
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* {{PPM|Red}} from [[Pokémon Pocket Monsters]], [[Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire]], {{OBP|Pocket Monsters DP|Kosaku Anakubo}}, {{OBP|Pocket Monsters HGSS|Kosaku Anakubo}} and {{ma|Pocket Monsters BW}} manga
* {{OBP|Red|Ruby-Sapphire}} from [[Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire]] (Based on the [[Generation III]] design of Red)
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* {{OBP|Red|Ruby-Sapphire}} from [[Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire]] (based on the [[Generation III]] design of Red)
 
* {{Zensho|Satoshi}} from [[Pokémon Zensho]] manga
 
* {{Zensho|Satoshi}} from [[Pokémon Zensho]] manga
 
* {{OBP|Red|4Koma}} from [[Pokémon 4Koma]] manga
 
* {{OBP|Red|4Koma}} from [[Pokémon 4Koma]] manga
 
* [[Shu]] from [[Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All]] manga
 
* [[Shu]] from [[Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All]] manga
* [[Pokémon Trainer (Super Smash Bros.)|Pokémon Trainer]] from [[Super Smash Bros. Brawl]]
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* [[Red (game)#In the Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys manga|Red]] from [[Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys]] manga
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* [[Red (game)#In the Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure manga|Red]] from [[Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure]] manga
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* {{SSB|Pokémon Trainer}} from [[Super Smash Bros. Brawl]] and [[Super Smash Bros. Ultimate]]
 
* {{OBP|Red|Origins}} from [[Pokémon Origins]]
 
* {{OBP|Red|Origins}} from [[Pokémon Origins]]
 
* [[Red (game)#In Pokémon Generations|Red]] from [[Pokémon Generations]]
 
* [[Red (game)#In Pokémon Generations|Red]] from [[Pokémon Generations]]
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* [[Gary Oak]] from [[Pokémon anime]], [[The Electric Tale of Pikachu]] manga and [[Ash & Pikachu]] manga
 
* [[Gary Oak]] from [[Pokémon anime]], [[The Electric Tale of Pikachu]] manga and [[Ash & Pikachu]] manga
 
* {{adv|Blue}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
 
* {{adv|Blue}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
* {{OBP|Green|Pocket Monsters}} from [[Pokémon Pocket Monsters]] manga
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* {{PPM|Green}} from [[Pokémon Pocket Monsters]] manga
 
* {{Zensho|Shigeru}} from [[Pokémon Zensho]] manga
 
* {{Zensho|Shigeru}} from [[Pokémon Zensho]] manga
 
* {{OBP|Rival|4Koma}} from [[Pokémon 4Koma]] manga
 
* {{OBP|Rival|4Koma}} from [[Pokémon 4Koma]] manga
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* [[Blue (game)#In the How I Became a Pokémon Card manga|Blue]] from [[How I Became a Pokémon Card]] manga
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* [[Blue (game)#In the Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure manga|Blue]] from [[Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure]] manga
 
* {{OBP|Blue|Origins}} from [[Pokémon Origins]]
 
* {{OBP|Blue|Origins}} from [[Pokémon Origins]]
 
* [[Blue (game)#In Pokémon Generations|Blue]] from [[Pokémon Generations]]
 
* [[Blue (game)#In Pokémon Generations|Blue]] from [[Pokémon Generations]]
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* [[Jō]] from [[Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure]] manga
 
* [[Jō]] from [[Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure]] manga
 
* [[Takashi]] from [[Pocket Monsters HeartGold & SoulSilver Go! Go! Pokéathlon]] manga
 
* [[Takashi]] from [[Pocket Monsters HeartGold & SoulSilver Go! Go! Pokéathlon]] manga
* [[Ethan (game)#Counterparts|Ethan]], a second [[Pokémon anime|anime]] counterpart, who made a brief cameo in the [[M13|thirteenth]] movie
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* {{OBP|Soul|PCC}} from [[Pokémon HeartGold SoulSilver: Pokédex Completion Comic]] manga
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* [[Ethan (game)#Counterparts|Ethan]], a second {{pkmn|anime}} counterpart, who made a brief cameo in the [[M13|thirteenth movie]]
 
* [[Ethan (game)#In Pokémon Generations|Ethan]] from [[Pokémon Generations]]
 
* [[Ethan (game)#In Pokémon Generations|Ethan]] from [[Pokémon Generations]]
   
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* [[Silver (game)#Counterparts|Silver]] from [[Pokémon anime]], who made a brief cameo in [[A New Oath|the Japanese opening]] of ''[[The Legend of Thunder!]]''
 
* [[Silver (game)#Counterparts|Silver]] from [[Pokémon anime]], who made a brief cameo in [[A New Oath|the Japanese opening]] of ''[[The Legend of Thunder!]]''
 
* {{adv|Silver}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
 
* {{adv|Silver}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
* [[Silver (Pocket Monsters)|Silver]] from [[Pokémon Pocket Monsters]] manga
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* {{PPM|Silver}} from [[Pokémon Pocket Monsters]] manga
 
* {{GnB|Black}} from [[Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys]]
 
* {{GnB|Black}} from [[Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys]]
 
* {{OBP|Tsubaki|JBA}} from [[Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure]]
 
* {{OBP|Tsubaki|JBA}} from [[Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure]]
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==={{ga|Brendan}}'s counterparts===
 
==={{ga|Brendan}}'s counterparts===
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[[File:Ruby Adventures.png|thumb|200px|Brendan's counterpart in Pokémon Adventures]]
 
* [[Brendan (game)#In the anime|Brendan]] from [[Pokémon anime]], who made brief cameos in the [[M06|sixth]], [[M09|ninth]] and [[M11|eleventh]] movies
 
* [[Brendan (game)#In the anime|Brendan]] from [[Pokémon anime]], who made brief cameos in the [[M06|sixth]], [[M09|ninth]] and [[M11|eleventh]] movies
 
* {{adv|Ruby}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
 
* {{adv|Ruby}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
* [[Rald]] from [[Pokémon Battle Frontier]] manga
 
 
* {{OBP|Ruby|Ruby-Sapphire}} from [[Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire]] manga
 
* {{OBP|Ruby|Ruby-Sapphire}} from [[Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire]] manga
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* [[Rald]] from [[Pokémon Battle Frontier]] manga
 
* {{OBP|Omega|CPIW}} and {{OBP|Alpha|CPIW}} from [[Pokémon Omega Ruby Crimson Passion and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Indigo Wisdom]] manga
 
* {{OBP|Omega|CPIW}} and {{OBP|Alpha|CPIW}} from [[Pokémon Omega Ruby Crimson Passion and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Indigo Wisdom]] manga
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* [[Brendan (game)#In Pokemon Ruby Sapphire Special Capture Comic!|Brendan]] from Pokemon Ruby Sapphire Special Capture Comic! manga
 
* [[Brendan (game)#In Pokémon Generations|Brendan]] from [[Pokémon Generations]]
 
* [[Brendan (game)#In Pokémon Generations|Brendan]] from [[Pokémon Generations]]
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* [[Brendan (game)#In the Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Animated Trailer|Brendan]] from [[ Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Animated Trailer]]
   
 
==={{ga|May}}'s counterparts===
 
==={{ga|May}}'s counterparts===
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* {{OBP|Sapphire|Ruby-Sapphire}} from [[Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire]] manga
 
* {{OBP|Sapphire|Ruby-Sapphire}} from [[Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire]] manga
 
* {{Ccp|Haruka}} from [[Pokémon Chamo-Chamo ☆ Pretty ♪]] manga
 
* {{Ccp|Haruka}} from [[Pokémon Chamo-Chamo ☆ Pretty ♪]] manga
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* [[May (game)#In Pokemon Ruby Sapphire Special Capture Comic!|May]] from Pokemon Ruby Sapphire Special Capture Comic! manga
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* [[May (game)#In the Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Animated Trailer|May]] from [[ Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Animated Trailer]]
   
 
===[[Wally]]'s counterparts===
 
===[[Wally]]'s counterparts===
 
* {{adv|Wally}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]]
 
* {{adv|Wally}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]]
   
==={{ga|Leaf}}'s counterparts===
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==={{ga|Green|Leaf}}'s counterparts===
 
* {{adv|Green}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
 
* {{adv|Green}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
 
* {{OBP|Blue|Ruby-Sapphire}} from [[Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire]]
 
* {{OBP|Blue|Ruby-Sapphire}} from [[Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire]]
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* {{SSB|Pokémon Trainer}} from [[Super Smash Bros. Ultimate]]
   
 
==={{ga|Lucas}}'s counterparts===
 
==={{ga|Lucas}}'s counterparts===
* [[Lucas (game)#In the anime|Lucas]] from [[Pokémon anime]], who made a brief cameo in the [[M11|eleventh]] movie
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* [[Lucas (game)#In the anime|Lucas]] from [[Pokémon anime]], who made a brief cameo in the [[M11|eleventh movie]]
 
* {{adv|Diamond}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
 
* {{adv|Diamond}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
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* {{OBP|Dia|Pocket Monsters DP}} from {{OBP|Pocket Monsters DP|Kosaku Anakubo}} manga
 
* [[Hareta]] from [[Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!]] manga
 
* [[Hareta]] from [[Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!]] manga
* [[Dia (Pocket Monsters DP)|Dia]] from {{OBP|Pocket Monsters DP|Kosaku Anakubo}} manga
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* {{OBP|Kaito|RMCO}} from [[Pocket Monsters Diamond and Pearl: Regigigas Major Capture Operation!!]] manga
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* {{OBP|Kenta|PDPV}} from {{ma|Pokémon Diamond and Pearl}} manga
   
 
==={{ga|Dawn}}'s counterparts===
 
==={{ga|Dawn}}'s counterparts===
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[[File:Dawn main outfit.png|thumb|200px|Dawn's anime counterpart]]
 
* {{an|Dawn}} from [[Pokémon anime]]
 
* {{an|Dawn}} from [[Pokémon anime]]
 
* {{adv|Platinum}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
 
* {{adv|Platinum}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
 
* [[Mitsumi]] from [[Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!]] manga
 
* [[Mitsumi]] from [[Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!]] manga
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* {{OBP|Yuki|RMCO}} from [[Pocket Monsters Diamond and Pearl: Regigigas Major Capture Operation!!]] manga
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* [[Dawn (game)#In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl manga|Dawn]] from {{ma|Pokémon Diamond and Pearl}} manga
   
 
==={{ga|Barry}}'s counterparts===
 
==={{ga|Barry}}'s counterparts===
 
* {{an|Barry}} from [[Pokémon anime]]
 
* {{an|Barry}} from [[Pokémon anime]]
 
* {{adv|Pearl}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
 
* {{adv|Pearl}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
* {{OBP|Jun|DPA}} from [[Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!]] manga
 
 
* {{OBP|Kazuki|Pocket Monsters DP}} from {{OBP|Pocket Monsters DP|Kosaku Anakubo}} manga
 
* {{OBP|Kazuki|Pocket Monsters DP}} from {{OBP|Pocket Monsters DP|Kosaku Anakubo}} manga
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* {{OBP|Jun|DPA}} from [[Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!]] manga
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* [[Kento]] from [[Pocket Monsters Diamond and Pearl: Regigigas Major Capture Operation!!]] manga
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* [[Barry (game)#In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl manga|Barry]] from {{ma|Pokémon Diamond and Pearl}} manga
   
 
==={{ga|Lyra}}'s counterparts===
 
==={{ga|Lyra}}'s counterparts===
 
* {{an|Lyra}} from [[Pokémon anime]]
 
* {{an|Lyra}} from [[Pokémon anime]]
 
* {{adv|Crystal}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
 
* {{adv|Crystal}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
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* [[Lyra (game)#In the Pocket Monsters HeartGold & SoulSilver Go! Go! Pokéathlon manga|Lyra]] from [[Pocket Monsters HeartGold & SoulSilver Go! Go! Pokéathlon]] manga
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* [[Lyra (game)#In the Pokémon HeartGold SoulSilver: Pokédex Completion Comic manga|Lyra]] from [[Pokémon HeartGold SoulSilver: Pokédex Completion Comic]] manga
   
 
==={{ga|Hilbert}}'s counterparts===
 
==={{ga|Hilbert}}'s counterparts===
* [[Monta]] from [[Be the Best! Pokémon B+W]]
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[[File:Monta.png|thumb|200px|Hilbert's counterpart in Be the Best! Pokémon B+W]]
 
* {{adv|Black}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
 
* {{adv|Black}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
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* [[Hilbert (game)#In Pocket Monsters BW manga|Black]] from {{OBP|Pocket Monsters BW|Kosaku Anakubo}} manga
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* [[Monta]] from [[Be the Best! Pokémon B+W]] manga
 
* {{OBP|Touya|MWL}} from [[Pocket Monsters BW: Meetings with the Legends]] manga
 
* {{OBP|Touya|MWL}} from [[Pocket Monsters BW: Meetings with the Legends]] manga
 
* {{OBP|Shin|FAT}} from [[Pocket Monsters BW: The Heroes of Fire and Thunder]] manga
 
* {{OBP|Shin|FAT}} from [[Pocket Monsters BW: The Heroes of Fire and Thunder]] manga
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* [[Hiro]] from [[Pocket Monsters B2 W2 ~ A New Legend ~]] manga
 
* [[Hilbert (game)#In Pokémon Generations|Hilbert]] from [[Pokémon Generations]]
 
* [[Hilbert (game)#In Pokémon Generations|Hilbert]] from [[Pokémon Generations]]
   
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* [[Cheren#In the anime|Cheren]] from the [[Pokémon anime]]
 
* [[Cheren#In the anime|Cheren]] from the [[Pokémon anime]]
 
* {{adv|Cheren}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
 
* {{adv|Cheren}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
* [[Cheren#In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga|Cheren]] from [[Be the Best! Pokémon B+W]]
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* [[Cheren#In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga|Cheren]] from {{OBP|Pocket Monsters BW|Kosaku Anakubo}} manga
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* [[Cheren#In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga|Cheren]] from [[Be the Best! Pokémon B+W]] manga
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* [[Cheren#In the Pocket Monsters B2 W2 ~ A New Legend ~ manga|Cheren]] from [[Pocket Monsters B2 W2 ~ A New Legend ~]] manga
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* [[Cheren#In the Pocket Monsters BW: Meetings with the Legends manga|Cheren]] from [[Pocket Monsters BW: Meetings with the Legends]] manga
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* [[Cheren#In the Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 Animated Trailer|Cheren]] from [[Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 Animated Trailer]]
   
 
===[[Bianca]]'s counterparts===
 
===[[Bianca]]'s counterparts===
 
* {{an|Bianca}} from the [[Pokémon anime]]
 
* {{an|Bianca}} from the [[Pokémon anime]]
 
* {{adv|Bianca}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
 
* {{adv|Bianca}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
* [[Bianca#In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga|Bianca]] from [[Be the Best! Pokémon B+W]]
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* [[Bianca#In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga|Bianca]] from {{OBP|Pocket Monsters BW|Kosaku Anakubo}} manga
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* [[Bianca#In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga|Bianca]] from [[Be the Best! Pokémon B+W]] manga
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* [[Bianca#In the Pocket Monsters BW: Meetings with the Legends manga|Bianca]] from [[Pocket Monsters BW: Meetings with the Legends]] manga
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* [[Bianca#In the Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 Animated Trailer|Bianca]] from [[Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 Animated Trailer]]
   
 
==={{ga|Nate}}'s counterparts===
 
==={{ga|Nate}}'s counterparts===
* [[Lack-Two]] from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
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* {{adv|Blake}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
 
* [[Arata]] from [[Pocket Monsters B2 W2 ~ A New Legend ~]] manga
 
* [[Arata]] from [[Pocket Monsters B2 W2 ~ A New Legend ~]] manga
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* [[Nate (game)#In the Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 Animated Trailer|Nate]] from [[Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 Animated Trailer]]
   
 
==={{ga|Rosa}}'s counterparts===
 
==={{ga|Rosa}}'s counterparts===
* [[Whi-Two]] from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
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* {{adv|Whitley}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
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* [[Rosa (game)#In the Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 Animated Trailer|Rosa]] from [[Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 Animated Trailer]]
   
 
===[[Hugh]]'s counterparts===
 
===[[Hugh]]'s counterparts===
 
* [[Hugh#In the Pokémon Adventures manga|Hugh]] from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
 
* [[Hugh#In the Pokémon Adventures manga|Hugh]] from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
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* [[Hugh#In the Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 Animated Trailer|Hugh]] from [[Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 Animated Trailer]]
   
 
==={{ga|Calem}}'s counterparts===
 
==={{ga|Calem}}'s counterparts===
 
* {{adv|X}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
 
* {{adv|X}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
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* [[Manabu Kadoo]] from [[Let's Play the Pokémon Card Game XY!]] manga
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* [[Calem (game)#In Pokémon Generations|Calem]] from [[Pokémon Generations]]
   
 
==={{ga|Serena}}'s counterparts===
 
==={{ga|Serena}}'s counterparts===
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* {{an|Shauna}} from the [[Pokémon anime]]
 
* {{an|Shauna}} from the [[Pokémon anime]]
 
* {{adv|Shauna}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
 
* {{adv|Shauna}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
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* [[Shauna#In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga|Shauna]] from {{OBP|Pocket Monsters XY|Kosaku Anakubo}} manga
   
 
===[[Tierno]]'s counterparts===
 
===[[Tierno]]'s counterparts===
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* {{an|Trevor}} from the [[Pokémon anime]]
 
* {{an|Trevor}} from the [[Pokémon anime]]
 
* {{adv|Trevor}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
 
* {{adv|Trevor}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
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==={{ga|Elio}}'s counterparts===
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* {{adv|Sun}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
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* {{hor|Akira}} from the [[Pokémon Horizon]] manga
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==={{ga|Selene}}'s counterparts===
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* {{adv|Moon}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
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* {{hor|Mana}} from the [[Pokémon Horizon]] manga
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===[[Hau]]'s counterparts===
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* [[Hau#In the Pokémon Adventures manga|Hau]] from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
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===[[Gladion]]'s counterparts===
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* {{an|Gladion}} from the [[Pokémon anime]]
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* [[Gladion#In the Pokémon Adventures manga|Gladion]] from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
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===[[Lillie]]'s counterparts===
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* {{an|Lillie}} from the [[Pokémon anime]]
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* [[Lillie#In the Pokémon Adventures manga|Lillie]] from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
   
 
[[Category:Fanon terminology]]
 
[[Category:Fanon terminology]]
   
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[[it:Controparti cross-canon]]
 
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Cross-canon counterparts are similar characters that appear in different parts of the Pokémon canon.

As a franchise with so many different forms of canon, Pokémon is famous for having multiple iterations of the same or similar characters, most of which have basis in the games' main and rival characters. The characters in each form of the Pokémon canon which are closely related in their design will most often be recognizable in any of their forms, and may have similar relations to other characters with or without counterparts.

For example, both Red and Ash are from Pallet Town, live with their mother, receive a starter Pokémon from Professor Oak, and begin their journeys one step behind their rivals, Blue and Gary, respectively. However, Red and Ash do not coexist, nor do Blue and Gary, as they are restricted to their specific canons.

Name
Game characters Red Blue Ethan Silver Kris Brendan May Lucas Dawn Barry Lyra Cheren Bianca Serena
Anime characters Ash Gary Jimmy/
cameo
cameo Marina cameo May cameo Dawn Barry Lyra Cheren Bianca Serena

Various other characters have differences between their game and alternate versions, such as Brock and Misty in the anime, and Wally in the Pokémon Adventures manga. However, they are not truly different enough to be considered as separate individuals.

List of cross-canon counterparts

This list is based on the game characters, as they appear first.

Red's counterparts

Red and his counterparts

Blue's counterparts

Ethan's counterparts

Silver's counterparts

Kris's counterparts

Brendan's counterparts

Brendan's counterpart in Pokémon Adventures

May's counterparts

Wally's counterparts

Leaf's counterparts

Lucas's counterparts

Dawn's counterparts

Dawn's anime counterpart

Barry's counterparts

Lyra's counterparts

Hilbert's counterparts

Hilbert's counterpart in Be the Best! Pokémon B+W

Hilda's counterparts

Cheren's counterparts

Bianca's counterparts

Nate's counterparts

Rosa's counterparts

Hugh's counterparts

Calem's counterparts

Serena's counterparts

Shauna's counterparts

Tierno's counterparts

Trevor's counterparts

Elio's counterparts

Selene's counterparts

Hau's counterparts

Gladion's counterparts

Lillie's counterparts