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*The two different names she has in English are shared by {{an|Misty}}'s older sister {{an|Daisy}} and [[May]].
*The two different names she has in English are shared by two other characters: {{an|Misty}}'s older sister {{an|Daisy}} and [[May]].

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Daisy Oak
オーキド・ナナミ Nanami Okido
Daisy Adventures.png
Daisy as she appears in Pokémon Adventures
Gender Female
Hometown Pallet Town
Region Kanto
Relatives Blue, Professor Oak, Samson (games)
Gary Oak, Professor Oak (Electric Tale of Pikachu)
Blue Oak, Professor Oak (Pokémon Adventures)
Trainer class Coordinator, Pokémon groomer, Pokémon Doctor*
Generation I, II, III, IV
Games Red, Blue, Yellow, Gold, Silver, Crystal, FireRed, LeafGreen, HeartGold and SoulSilver

Daisy Oak (Japanese: オーキド・ナナミ Nanami Okido) is the older sister of Blue, and the granddaughter of Professor Oak. She is known as May (Japanese: サツキ Satsuki) in The Electric Tale of Pikachu manga.

In the games

In Pokémon Red, Blue, and Yellow, as well as in Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen, Daisy gives the player a Town Map (despite her brother telling her not to) if he or she visits her after receiving a starter Pokémon. She gives free grooming to one of the player's Pokémon in the Generation II games once per day between 3 and 4 PM, and in FireRed and LeafGreen every 500 steps once the player has entered the Hall of Fame.

Also in FireRed and LeafGreen, after the player has entered the Hall of Fame, Daisy will tell a player how happy their Pokémon are. She's well-known for being adored by all kinds of Pokémon. It is said that when she's around, even the most ferocious Pokémon calm down. Daisy enjoys tea every day, and buys hers from the Celadon Department Store. She's also a champion Pokémon Coordinator, having won the Spring Pokémon Contest some years back.

In Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, she gives the player Blue's number so they can call and arrange a rematch with him at the Fighting Dojo in Saffron City. She will only share this once she has given seven groomings and been shown one Pokémon with maxed friendship.

Also returning from previous generations, Daisy, still located in her home of Pallet Town, will groom one of the player's Pokémon for free once daily between 3:01 and 4:00 PM. As in Generation II, it will raise a Pokémon's friendship greatly, but it will also raise the Pokémon's Contest condition by 32 Beauty and 22 sheen. This is not displayed anywhere in-game, and the Pokémon must be seen from the point of view of Diamond, Pearl, or Platinum to notice. Despite this, a Feebas whose Beauty is maxed out this way can evolve into Milotic.

As a reference to her enjoyment of tea in Generation III, a large mug of tea sits on her table. She will also mention that she "usually has tea about this time" if she is visited between 15:01 and 16:00 in Generation IV.

Fame Checker

This is a list of the Fame Checker's information on Daisy in Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen.

Pallet Town Research Lab - aide
  • What does this person do?
"If you show Daisy your Pokémon, she can tell how much it likes you.
Occasionally, she will even groom a Pokémon for you."
Vermilion City - woman
  • What is this person like?
"But the person who is most liked by Pokémon is Daisy, I think."
Water Labyrinth - man (with a Togepi in the party)
  • What is this person like?
"She was gently grooming Pokémon...
She was a little angel.
That little girl's name...
I think it was Daisy."
Viridian City - Pokémon Journal
  • Family and friends?
"Prof. Oak reportedly lives with his grandchildren, Daisy and [rival]."
Celadon Mansion - old lady
  • What is this person like?
"A girl from Pallet Town, Daisy, she enjoys tea every day.
She visits the Celadon Dept. Store to buy some tea."
Four Island - Pokémon Journal
  • There's a rumor...
"The Spring Pokémon Contest's Grand Champion is Daisy Oak of Pallet Town!"
Message from Daisy
  • From: Daisy
  • To: [Player]
"While I was comfortably enjoying my tea breaks, you've grown very skilled and powerful.
I hope you’ll remain a good rival to my little brother."


Red, Blue, and Yellow

"Hi <player>! <Rival> is out at Grandpa's lab."
"Grandpa asked you to run an errand? Here, this will help you!"
"Use the Town Map to find out where you are."
"Pokémon are living things! If they get tired, give them a rest!" RB
"Spending time with your Pokémon makes them more friendly to you." Y

Gold, Silver, and Crystal

  • Anytime that is not between 3pm and 4pm
"Hi! My kid brother is the Gym Leader in Viridian City. But he goes out of town so often, it causes problems for the trainers."
  • Between 3pm and 4pm
"Hi! Good timing. I'm about to have some tea. Would you like to join me? Oh, your Pokémon are a bit dirty. Would you like me to groom one?"
No:"You don't want to have one groomed? OK, we'll just have tea."
Yes: "Which one should I groom?"
"OK, I'll get it looking nice in no time."
"There you go! All done. See? Doesn't it look nice? It's such a cute Pokémon."
  • After having a Pokémon groomed
"I always have tea around this time. Come join me."

FireRed and LeafGreen

"HI, <player>! My brother, <rival>, is out at Grandpa's Lab."
"<player>, I heard that you had a battle against <rival>. I wish I'd seen that!"
"Grandpa asked you to run an errand? Gee, that's lazy of him. Here, this will help you."
"You can use the Town Map to find out where you are, or check the names of places."
"Just like people, Pokémon are living things. When they get tired, please give them a rest."

HeartGold and SoulSilver

"Hi! My kid brother is the Gym Leader in Viridian City. But he goes out of town so often, it causes problems for the trainers."
  • PokéGear registration
"You are really into grooming! Say! Would you like my kid brother's number? He's the Gym Leader at Viridian City. Have you challenged him? Do you want to register him?"
Yes:"Give him a call when you feel like it. He can be overly confident, but he still needs company. He says he won't have any plans on Sunday nights... Giggle!"
No:"Really? You won’t? I see… How disappointing."
  • Between 3PM and 4PM
"Hi! Good timing. I'm about to have some tea. Would you like to join me? Oh, you seem to keep your Pokémon a bit on the dirty side. Grooming them helps them become more beautiful and friendly. Would you like me to groom one?"
No:"You don't want me to have one groomed? OK, we'll just have tea."
Yes:"Which one should I groom?"
"There you go! All done. See? Doesn't it look nice? It's such a cute Pokémon."
  • After having a Pokémon groomed
"I always have tea around this time. Come join me."


Daisy Oak I OD.png Daisy Oak II OD.png Daisy Oak III OD.png File:FRLG Daisy.png Daisy Oak OD.png
Overworld sprite from
Generation I
Overworld sprite from
Generation II
Overworld sprite from
FireRed and LeafGreen
Fame Checker sprite from
FireRed and LeafGreen
Overworld sprite from
HeartGold and SoulSilver

In the manga

In The Electric Tale of Pikachu manga

May Oak in the Japanese version

Daisy does not appear to exist in the anime, but in The Electric Tale of Pikachu, which is based on the anime, she appears as May (Japanese: サツキ Satsuki). Ash has a very obvious and powerful crush on her, and trying to impress May is one of Ash's biggest motivations to do well and not give up on his Pokémon journey.

Ash and May seem to be friends or at least acquainted, as he speaks with her before he leaves Pallet Town and she gives him a Town Map before he leaves, much like Daisy gives one to Red/Leaf in the games. He also writes her a letter with details on his progress as a Pokémon Trainer in Play Misty For Me.

She is drawn with an oversized bust in the original Japanese version, though it is heavily toned down in the English translations.

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga, Daisy works as Professor Oak's research assistant and is in charge of the Kanto laboratory whenever Professor Oak goes to Johto. She owns a Chansey that her grandfather gave her and a Clefairy she uses for Pokémon Contests. She was also a close friend of the first Magma Admin Courtney when she was a Coordinator. At the end of the Gold, Silver & Crystal chapter, she is working as Bill's assistant, her position being taken over by Crystal. By the Platinum chapter, Daisy has become a famous doctor in her own right.


Daisy was given a Chansey who was nicknamed Lucky-tchi (Japanese: ラキっち Lucky-tchi) from her grandfather.

Lucky-tchi's only known move is Softboiled.

Debut Punching Poliwrath
Daisy's Clefairy
Clefairy only appeared in a flashback while Daisy was participating in a Contest with Courtney before the latter became a member of Team Magma.

Clefairy's only known move is Follow Me.

Debut It All Ends Now III

In the Pokémon Zensho manga

Daisy Oak in Pokémon Zensho

The Pokémon Zensho manga depicts the scenario where Daisy gives Satoshi a Town Map. Later on, in Lavender Town with Shigeru, Oak tells Satoshi and Shigeru the story on how she and her brother lost their parents in a car accident when they were young, resulting in him raising them since.


  • The two different names she has in English are shared by two other characters: Misty's older sister Daisy and May.


Language Name Origin
Japanese オーキド・ナナミ Nanami Okido
サツキ Satsuki*
From ナナミノキ nanaminoki, Ilex chinensis.
Possibly from Satsuki azalea.
English Daisy Oak
From daisy and oak tree (perhaps derived from Japanese Okido).
Possibly a reference to her Japanese name which is also the traditional name for May.
French Nina Chen From chêne, Oak.
German Sarah Eich From Eiche, Oak.
Italian Margi Oak From margherita, daisy.
Spanish Dalia Oak From dahlia.
Korean 남나리 Namnari Possibly from 나리 nari, lily.
Chinese (Taiwan) 奈奈美 Nàinàiměi*
皐月 Gāoyuè*
From the Japanese name 奈奈美 Nanami.
From the Japanese name 皐月 Satsuki.
Chinese (Mainland China) 娜娜美 Nànàměi Transliteration of Nanami.
Brazilian Portuguese May Carvalho Translaton of her English name
Vietnamese Okido Nanami Transliteration of her Japanese name

Daisy Oak's Pokémon

Language Name Origin
Japanese ラキっち Lucky-tchi From ラッキー Lucky (Chansey)
English Lucky-tchi Same as Japanese name
Chinese (Mandarin) 吉利 Jílì From 吉利蛋 Jílìdàn (Chansey)
Vietnamese Rakicchi Transliteration of her Japanese name

Non-player characters in the core series games
Kanto Professor OakMomRedGreenBlueTraceDaisyOld manBillMr. FujiSafari Zone WardenCopycatPrimo
Pokémon Fan Club ChairmanCelioLostelleTealaSelphyCalSteven StoneMayleneMinaCameronMr. GameMorimoto
Team RocketGym guideGym LeadersElite FourName RaterDay-Care ManProfessors' aidesMagikarp salesman

Main characters
Ash KetchumPikachuGary OakRitchieMay OakProfessor OakDelia KetchumJessieJamesMeowth
Gym Leaders
A.J.AyaBillDamianDarioDuplicaEevee brothersGiselleJeanette FisherOfficer JennyJoeNurse Joy
Lara LaramieMahriMelanieMikeyMimiProfessor OrvillePotterFlorinda ShowersRubySamuraiTommy

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