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|relatives=[[Kurune]] (mother), [[Ikuo]] (father), [[Tome]] (grandmother)
 
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[[File:Young Go.png|thumb|250px|left|Go at the age of six]]
 
[[File:Young Go.png|thumb|250px|left|Go at the age of six]]
 
As seen in [[SS001]], when he was six, Go was invited by his childhood friend [[Koharu]] to go to {{an|Professor Oak}}'s Pokémon Summer Camp with her. During their visit in [[Pallet Town]], Go and Koharu encountered the [[Mythical Pokémon]] {{p|Mew}}. The two chased after the unknown Pokémon, but it eventually got away in the aftermath of a baby {{p|Kangaskhan}} rescue. Professor Oak later told them the Pokémon they saw was most likely the Mythical Pokémon Mew. Motivated, Go swore that he would become a [[Pokémon Trainer]] when he turned ten, and one day {{pkmn2|caught|catch}} Mew.
 
As seen in [[SS001]], when he was six, Go was invited by his childhood friend [[Koharu]] to go to {{an|Professor Oak}}'s Pokémon Summer Camp with her. During their visit in [[Pallet Town]], Go and Koharu encountered the [[Mythical Pokémon]] {{p|Mew}}. The two chased after the unknown Pokémon, but it eventually got away in the aftermath of a baby {{p|Kangaskhan}} rescue. Professor Oak later told them the Pokémon they saw was most likely the Mythical Pokémon Mew. Motivated, Go swore that he would become a [[Pokémon Trainer]] when he turned ten, and one day {{pkmn2|caught|catch}} Mew.
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As revealed in [[SS015]], Go was always very alone during his childhood because his parents were often very busy at work. Because of that, he always ended up staying at home alone waiting for them. During that time, he was always distracted by his constant online researching sessions. Despite this, he was always proud of what his family did.
   
 
====[[New series]]====
 
====[[New series]]====
In [[SS002]], Go witnessed a {{p|Lugia}} appear in the skies above [[Vermilion City]]. He chased Lugia down and managed to latch onto its tail, where he met another Trainer named {{Ash}}. Lugia allowed the boys to ride on its back as it soared through the skies and dived down into the ocean. Having bonded over the sights and Pokémon they saw during the ride, Go decided to accept Ash as his friend. After parting ways with Lugia, Go and Ash returned to the [[Sakuragi Institute]], where they informed everyone about their encounter. Impressed by the information on Lugia that they brought back, [[Professor Sakuragi]] offered them a position as research fellows, which they accepted. Sakuragi later allowed Go to pick from a set of [[Kanto]] [[starter Pokémon]] for his debut as a Trainer, but Go rejected all of them, stating he wanted his first Pokémon to be Mew.
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In [[SS002]], Go witnessed a {{p|Lugia}} appear in the skies above [[Vermilion City]]. He chased Lugia down and managed to latch onto its tail, where he met another Trainer named {{Ash}}. Lugia allowed the boys to ride on its back as it soared through the skies and dived down into the ocean. Having bonded over the sights and the Pokémon they saw during the ride, Go decided to accept Ash as his friend. After parting ways with Lugia, Go and Ash returned to the [[Sakuragi Institute]], where they informed everyone about their encounter. Impressed by the information on Lugia that they brought back, [[Professor Sakuragi]] offered them a position as research fellows, which they accepted. Sakuragi later allowed Go to pick from a set of [[Kanto]] [[starter Pokémon]] for his debut as a Trainer, but Go rejected all of them, stating he wanted his first Pokémon to be Mew.
   
 
In [[SS003]], Go and Ash received their first task as research fellows: to investigate a sudden outbreak of {{p|Ivysaur}} and {{p|Bulbasaur}} in the city. To aid their mission, Sakuragi had two {{p|Rotom}} enter Go and Ash's smartphones, upgrading each into a [[Rotom Phone]]. After following the Seed Pokémon to a {{OBP|Gym|GO}} under construction, Go and Ash were attacked by {{TRT}}, who planned to steal the Ivysaur and Bulbasaur. Despite the powerful Pokémon they received from the [[Rocket Gachat]], Team Rocket was defeated by [[Ash's Pikachu]] and sent blasting off. Go and Ash then discovered that the Ivysaur had gone to the Gym to find a high place for them to absorb the sunlight needed to [[evolution|evolve]] into {{p|Venusaur}}. They watched as the evolution process released pollen into the air, making flowers around the city bloom.
 
In [[SS003]], Go and Ash received their first task as research fellows: to investigate a sudden outbreak of {{p|Ivysaur}} and {{p|Bulbasaur}} in the city. To aid their mission, Sakuragi had two {{p|Rotom}} enter Go and Ash's smartphones, upgrading each into a [[Rotom Phone]]. After following the Seed Pokémon to a {{OBP|Gym|GO}} under construction, Go and Ash were attacked by {{TRT}}, who planned to steal the Ivysaur and Bulbasaur. Despite the powerful Pokémon they received from the [[Rocket Gachat]], Team Rocket was defeated by [[Ash's Pikachu]] and sent blasting off. Go and Ash then discovered that the Ivysaur had gone to the Gym to find a high place for them to absorb the sunlight needed to [[evolution|evolve]] into {{p|Venusaur}}. They watched as the evolution process released pollen into the air, making flowers around the city bloom.
   
In [[SS004]], Go and Ash traveled to the [[Galar]] region to research the [[Dynamax]] phenomenon. While they waited for the train to the [[Wild Area]] to arrive, Go and Ash decided to eat some scones at a store in [[Wyndon]], only to have their food stolen by a wild {{TP|Go|Scorbunny}} and its {{p|Nickit}} friends. After Ash battled and defeated Scorbunny, Go bonded with it, even choosing to lie to the store owner by saying Scorbunny belonged to him when the Nickit stole more of his food. After hearing Scorbunny's backstory from the store owner, Go gave it words of encouragement before he and Ash left. Go and Ash eventually made it to their train, completely unaware that Scorbunny had taken a liking to Go and started to follow him.
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In [[SS004]], Go and Ash traveled to the [[Galar]] [[region]] to research the [[Dynamax]] phenomenon. While they waited for the train to the [[Wild Area]] to arrive, Go and Ash decided to eat some scones at a store in [[Wyndon]], only to have their food stolen by a wild {{TP|Go|Scorbunny}} and its {{p|Nickit}} friends. After Ash battled and defeated Scorbunny, Go bonded with it, even choosing to lie to the store owner by saying Scorbunny belonged to him when the Nickit stole more of his food. After hearing Scorbunny's backstory from the store owner, Go gave it words of encouragement before he and Ash left. Go and Ash eventually made it to their train, completely unaware that Scorbunny had taken a liking to Go and started to follow him.
   
 
In [[SS005]], Go and Ash made it to the Wild Area, where they encountered a large {{p|Snorlax}}. Mistakenly assuming its size was due to Dynamax, Go and Ash tried studying the Sleeping Pokémon, only for Scorbunny to appear and interrupt them. Scorbunny wished to join Go's team, but it was turned down as Go still wanted his first Pokémon to be Mew. Snorlax then activated [[Gigantamax]], making its body so large that it covered a nearby train track, putting it at risk of being hit by an incoming train. By teaming up with Scorbunny, Go managed to get Snorlax to move by luring it with a [[Sitrus Berry]]. Praising its skill, Go changed his mind about Mew and instead caught Scorbunny as his first Pokémon. After returning to the Sakuragi Institute, Go introduced Scorbunny as his first-ever Pokémon to Professor Sakuragi.
 
In [[SS005]], Go and Ash made it to the Wild Area, where they encountered a large {{p|Snorlax}}. Mistakenly assuming its size was due to Dynamax, Go and Ash tried studying the Sleeping Pokémon, only for Scorbunny to appear and interrupt them. Scorbunny wished to join Go's team, but it was turned down as Go still wanted his first Pokémon to be Mew. Snorlax then activated [[Gigantamax]], making its body so large that it covered a nearby train track, putting it at risk of being hit by an incoming train. By teaming up with Scorbunny, Go managed to get Snorlax to move by luring it with a [[Sitrus Berry]]. Praising its skill, Go changed his mind about Mew and instead caught Scorbunny as his first Pokémon. After returning to the Sakuragi Institute, Go introduced Scorbunny as his first-ever Pokémon to Professor Sakuragi.
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[[File:Go Kanto Bug Pokémon.png|thumb|250px|Go with all the {{t|Bug}} Pokémon he caught in [[SS006]]]]
 
In [[SS006]], Go became inspired to fill up his [[Pokédex]] by catching lots of Pokémon as part of his quest to obtain Mew. Together with Ash, Go traveled to a nearby forest, where he caught one of each {{type|Bug}} native to Kanto. The next day, Professor Sakuragi introduced Go to the Sakuragi Park, allowing Go to store any Pokémon he caught on his journey.
 
In [[SS006]], Go became inspired to fill up his [[Pokédex]] by catching lots of Pokémon as part of his quest to obtain Mew. Together with Ash, Go traveled to a nearby forest, where he caught one of each {{type|Bug}} native to Kanto. The next day, Professor Sakuragi introduced Go to the Sakuragi Park, allowing Go to store any Pokémon he caught on his journey.
   
 
In [[SS007]], Ash told Go to come with him to the [[Hoenn]] {{gdis|Battle Frontier|III|Battle Frontier}}, where he entered them into the [[Battle Frontier Flute Cup]] tournament. Despite having the type advantage, Go was defeated in the first battle by [[Houji]] without managing to land a single hit on his opponent. Frustrated by his loss, Go decided that catching Pokémon was better than battling and ran off to continue filling up his Pokédex. He later returned in time to watch the final match between Ash and Houji, which ended in Ash's victory. As they returned home, Go apologized to Ash for his earlier outburst, having come to see battling in a new light through his observation of the final match.
 
In [[SS007]], Ash told Go to come with him to the [[Hoenn]] {{gdis|Battle Frontier|III|Battle Frontier}}, where he entered them into the [[Battle Frontier Flute Cup]] tournament. Despite having the type advantage, Go was defeated in the first battle by [[Houji]] without managing to land a single hit on his opponent. Frustrated by his loss, Go decided that catching Pokémon was better than battling and ran off to continue filling up his Pokédex. He later returned in time to watch the final match between Ash and Houji, which ended in Ash's victory. As they returned home, Go apologized to Ash for his earlier outburst, having come to see battling in a new light through his observation of the final match.
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In [[SS012]], Go and Ash watched the [[World Championships|Pokémon World Championships]] at [[Wyndon Stadium]]. They watched as [[Leon]] defeated [[Lance]] in the finals and subsequently earned the title of World Champion. Shortly afterwards, a Gigantamax {{p|Drednaw}} attacked the stadium. In [[SS013|the next episode]], Go and Ash battled Drednaw, but they were unable to harm it until Pikachu was accidentally exposed to Dynamax energy, causing to Gigantamax as well. With guidance from Leon, Ash and Pikachu defeated Drednaw, reverting it back to its normal state. The next day, Go watched as Ash had an unofficial battle with Leon that ended in the latter's victory. As they returned home, Ash revealed that he planned to enter the Pokémon World Championships and hopefully battle Leon again in the finals.
   
 
===Character===
 
===Character===
[[File:Go anime.png|thumb|250px|Go looking at his smart phone]]
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[[File:Go anime.png|thumb|left|250px|Go looking at his smart phone]]
 
Go is a stylish city boy who prefers to stay calm and collected, in contrast to the more instinctive and adventurous {{Ash}}. His overconfidence has left him mostly isolated, with the exception of his friends [[Koharu]] and Ash. According to Koharu, Go has been known to skip school to wander around town, much to her chagrin. Despite his calm personality, he can also become hot-blooded when his opinion is challenged, and he will not hesitate to defend others when he sees them being mistreated, which helped him bond with a {{pkmn2|wild}} {{TP|Go|Scorbunny}} in [[SS004]]. Go likes to throw his [[Poké Ball]]s with a [[Catch rate (GO)|curve]], but his aim tends to be off. Though he seems athletic, Go lacks good climbing skills despite his efforts to get better at it. He is also highly knowledgeable about Pokémon, being fairly adept at information-gathering and analyzing, both of which were useful in gathering clues. Despite his deep knowledge of Pokémon, Go is still a rookie Trainer and lacks experience, best evidenced by his tendency to throw Poké Balls at any Pokémon he encounters, rather than weaken them through battle as is the usual practice. This usually backfires on Go in the long run. For example, in [[SS010]], he recklessly wasted all of the Poké Balls he was given to catch a single {{p|Dewgong}}, which resulted in him being unable to catch the {{p|Dratini}} evolutionary line when he and Ash encountered them. His lack of expertise is also evidenced in his battles, where he shows a tactical, by-the-book approach of exploiting type advantages, but is unable to properly respond against more seasoned adversaries, which leads to a crushing defeat. Go tends to yell "Go!" when sending out his Pokémon or throwing Poké Balls.
 
Go is a stylish city boy who prefers to stay calm and collected, in contrast to the more instinctive and adventurous {{Ash}}. His overconfidence has left him mostly isolated, with the exception of his friends [[Koharu]] and Ash. According to Koharu, Go has been known to skip school to wander around town, much to her chagrin. Despite his calm personality, he can also become hot-blooded when his opinion is challenged, and he will not hesitate to defend others when he sees them being mistreated, which helped him bond with a {{pkmn2|wild}} {{TP|Go|Scorbunny}} in [[SS004]]. Go likes to throw his [[Poké Ball]]s with a [[Catch rate (GO)|curve]], but his aim tends to be off. Though he seems athletic, Go lacks good climbing skills despite his efforts to get better at it. He is also highly knowledgeable about Pokémon, being fairly adept at information-gathering and analyzing, both of which were useful in gathering clues. Despite his deep knowledge of Pokémon, Go is still a rookie Trainer and lacks experience, best evidenced by his tendency to throw Poké Balls at any Pokémon he encounters, rather than weaken them through battle as is the usual practice. This usually backfires on Go in the long run. For example, in [[SS010]], he recklessly wasted all of the Poké Balls he was given to catch a single {{p|Dewgong}}, which resulted in him being unable to catch the {{p|Dratini}} evolutionary line when he and Ash encountered them. His lack of expertise is also evidenced in his battles, where he shows a tactical, by-the-book approach of exploiting type advantages, but is unable to properly respond against more seasoned adversaries, which leads to a crushing defeat. Go tends to yell "Go!" when sending out his Pokémon or throwing Poké Balls.
[[File:Go Kanto Bug Pokémon.png|thumb|left|250px|Go with all the {{t|Bug}} Pokémon he caught in [[SS006]]]]
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[[File:Go goal.png|thumb|250px|Go's goal]]
 
Go's encounter {{p|Mew}} when he was six inspired him to become a {{pkmn|Trainer}}, and he initially wanted Mew to be his [[starter Pokémon]], even going as far as rejecting [[Professor Sakuragi]]'s starter Pokémon in favor of the [[Mythical Pokémon]]. However, during his visit to [[Galar]], a wild Scorbunny took a liking to Go as it followed him and Ash to the [[Wild Area]]. While Go initially politely rejected Scorbunny, he soon changed his mind after working together with Scorbunny to solve a crisis involving a [[Gigantamax]] {{p|Snorlax}} and decided to make the Rabbit Pokémon as his first Pokémon partner instead. Go and Scorbunny are also best friends as they both dislike losing their other friends, especially one another. Also, Go and Scorbunny would high five each other whenever something good happens.
 
Go's encounter {{p|Mew}} when he was six inspired him to become a {{pkmn|Trainer}}, and he initially wanted Mew to be his [[starter Pokémon]], even going as far as rejecting [[Professor Sakuragi]]'s starter Pokémon in favor of the [[Mythical Pokémon]]. However, during his visit to [[Galar]], a wild Scorbunny took a liking to Go as it followed him and Ash to the [[Wild Area]]. While Go initially politely rejected Scorbunny, he soon changed his mind after working together with Scorbunny to solve a crisis involving a [[Gigantamax]] {{p|Snorlax}} and decided to make the Rabbit Pokémon as his first Pokémon partner instead. Go and Scorbunny are also best friends as they both dislike losing their other friends, especially one another. Also, Go and Scorbunny would high five each other whenever something good happens.
   
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===Pokémon===
 
===Pokémon===
Because one of his goals is to {{pkmn2|caught|catch}} every {{OBP|Pokémon|species}} and complete his [[Pokédex]], Go catches a lot of Pokémon species, including multiple of the same [[evolution|evolutionary family]]. Currently, Go is known to own 23 Pokémon, with 22 unique Pokémon species registered in his Pokédex.
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Because one of his goals is to {{pkmn2|caught|catch}} every {{OBP|Pokémon|species}} and complete his [[Pokédex]], Go catches a lot of Pokémon species, including multiple of the same [[evolution|evolutionary family]]. Currently, Go is known to own 30 Pokémon, with 30 unique Pokémon species registered in his Pokédex.
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During his research, Go has access to several of his Pokémon, rotating between them. The only fixed member on his team is Raboot.
   
 
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====Kept at Sakuragi Park====
 
====Kept at Sakuragi Park====
The following is a listing of Pokémon Go has been known to have caught, but doesn't keep in his [[party]] permanently.
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The following is a listing of Pokémon Go is known to have caught but doesn't keep in his [[party]] permanently.
   
 
{{TrainerPoké
 
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|desc={{p|Butterfree}} was encountered at {{ci|Vermilion}} Forest. He was found resting on a large tree, which Go climbed with Ash's help. When Go accidentally dropped his Poké Ball, Butterfree attempted to flee, but was caught when Scorbunny kicked the Poké Ball at him.
 
|desc={{p|Butterfree}} was encountered at {{ci|Vermilion}} Forest. He was found resting on a large tree, which Go climbed with Ash's help. When Go accidentally dropped his Poké Ball, Butterfree attempted to flee, but was caught when Scorbunny kicked the Poké Ball at him.
   
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In [[SS015]], Butterfree was among the Pokémon that Go used to help find a {{p|Cubone}}'s bone. Once they found the {{p|Mankey}} that stole it, Butterfree helped attack it.
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Butterfree's only known move is {{m|Stun Spore}}.}}
   
 
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|vajp=Risa Shimizu
 
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|desc={{p|Beedrill}} was encountered at {{ci|Vermilion}} Forest. It was part of a swarm of Beedrill that attacked Go when he caught {{p|Kakuna}}. When the others were trapped by Pikachu's {{m|Electroweb}}, Go caught the lone Beedrill that wasn't hit, assuming it was the strongest.
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|desc={{p|Beedrill}} was encountered at {{ci|Vermilion}} Forest. It was part of a swarm of Beedrill that attacked Go when he caught {{p|Kakuna}}. When the others were trapped by Pikachu's {{m|Electroweb}}, Go caught the lone Beedrill that wasn't hit, assuming it was the strongest.
   
None of Beedrill's moves are known.}}
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In [[SS014]], Go used Beedrill to cross the [[Desert Resort]] to reach the [[Ruins of the Titan]]. It was later used in a [[Raid Battle]] against a {{pkmn2|giant}} {{p|Golurk}}, but it was knocked out by a single attack.
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In [[SS015]], Beedrill was among the Pokémon that Go used to help find a {{p|Cubone}}'s bone.
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Beedrill's only known move is {{m|Twineedle}}.}}
   
 
{{TrainerPoké
 
{{TrainerPoké
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|trainer=Go
 
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|pkmn=Scyther
 
|pkmn=Scyther
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|vajp=Shinichiro Miki
 
|vajp=Shinichiro Miki
 
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|desc={{p|Scyther}} was encountered at {{ci|Vermilion}} Forest. It easily repelled Go's Poké Ball and sent him and Scorbunny flying. Go later encountered Scyther again, this time using Scorbunny to battle it first. Together, Go and Scorbunny weakened Scyther enough for Go to successfully capture it.
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|desc={{p|Scyther}} was encountered at {{ci|Vermilion}} Forest. It easily repelled Go's Poké Ball and sent him and Scorbunny flying. Go later encountered Scyther again, this time using Scorbunny to battle it first. Together, Go and Scorbunny weakened Scyther enough for Go to successfully capture it.}}
 
In [[SS007]], Go chose to use Scyther during the [[Battle Frontier Flute Cup]], but it was quickly defeated by [[Houji]]'s {{p|Mightyena}} due to Go's battling inexperience.
 
 
Scyther's known moves are {{m|Air Slash}}, {{m|Slash}}, and {{m|Swords Dance}}.}}
 
   
 
{{TrainerPoké
 
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|epnum=SS007
 
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|vajp=Rika Adachi
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|vajp=List of Japanese voice actors{{!}}Rika Adachi
 
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|desc={{p|Taillow}} was caught during Go's visit to the {{gdis|Battle Frontier|III|Hoenn Battle Frontier}}. As its species preyed on {{p|Wurmple}}, Go used Taillow to find wild Wurmple for him to catch.
 
|desc={{p|Taillow}} was caught during Go's visit to the {{gdis|Battle Frontier|III|Hoenn Battle Frontier}}. As its species preyed on {{p|Wurmple}}, Go used Taillow to find wild Wurmple for him to catch.
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In [[SS015]], Taillow was among the Pokémon that Go used to help find a {{p|Cubone}}'s bone.
   
 
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None of Taillow's moves are known.}}
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|epnum=SS010
 
|epnum=SS010
 
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|vajp=Yūji Ueda
 
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|desc={{p|Dewgong}} was caught by Go to carry him and Ash across the sea while trying to find the [[Dragonite Island]]. However, along the way, it saw another Dewgong and fell in love with it, inadvertently chasing it into a storm, where Ash and Go fell off of its back. It later reunited with them at the island, having failed to find the other Dewgong.
 
|desc={{p|Dewgong}} was caught by Go to carry him and Ash across the sea while trying to find the [[Dragonite Island]]. However, along the way, it saw another Dewgong and fell in love with it, inadvertently chasing it into a storm, where Ash and Go fell off of its back. It later reunited with them at the island, having failed to find the other Dewgong.
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In [[SS015]], Dewgong was used by Go to explore a pond in order to find a bone belonging to {{p|Cubone}}. After a while, it was able to retrieve the bone and return it to Cubone.
   
 
None of Dewgong's moves are known.}}
 
None of Dewgong's moves are known.}}
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|epnum=SS013
 
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|vajp=List of Japanese voice actors{{!}}Noriaki Kanze
 
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|desc={{p|Skwovet}} was caught by Go during his time in [[Wyndon]]. Go first noticed Skwovet eyeing Ash's scone and threw a Poké Ball at it, catching Skwovet.
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|desc={{p|Skwovet}} was caught during Go's second trip to [[Wyndon]]. It was lured in by some scones Ash was eating and took one for itself. While Skwovet was busy eating, Go took the opportunity to catch it.
   
 
None of Skwovet's moves are known.}}
 
None of Skwovet's moves are known.}}
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|type1=Fire
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|cap2=Go's Darmanitan in its Zen Mode
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|vajp=List of Japanese voice actors{{!}}Yasuhiro Mamiya
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|desc={{p|Darmanitan}} was encountered during Go's visit to the [[Desert Resort]]. It was one of the Pokémon guarding the [[Ruins of the Titan]], but was swiftly caught by Go just as it sprung to life and attacked. It was later used in a [[Raid Battle]] against a giant {{p|Golurk}}.
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Darmanitan's only known move is {{m|Overheat}} and its [[Ability]] is {{a|Zen Mode}}.}}
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|pkmn=Sandile
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|type2=Dark
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|desc={{p|Sandile}} was encountered at the [[Ruins of the Titan]]. It was angered when Scorbunny accidentally stepped on its tail, but was quickly defeated by a {{m|Double Kick}}, allowing Go to catch it.
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|type2=Ghost
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|desc=This {{pkmn2|giant}} {{p|Golurk}} was the guardian of the [[Ruins of the Titan]]. It was fought in a [[Raid Battle]] by Go, Ash, {{OBP|Keira|SS014}}, the [[group leader]], and [[Karabari]]. After being defeated by a combination attack from Go's {{p|Darmanitan}} and [[Ash's Dragonite]], Go caught Golurk to prevent it from falling down a hole.
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|trainer=Go
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|type1=Ground
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|desc={{p|Cubone}} was encountered at a park in [[Vermilion City]]. After witnessing Cubone have its bone stolen by a trio of {{p|Mankey}}, Go agreed to help retrieve its lost item. With the help of his Pokémon and {{Ash}}, Go was able to reunite Cubone with its bone. Afterwards, Cubone decided to join Go's team and allowed itself to be caught by him.
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|trainer=Go
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|pkmn=Spearow
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|type1=Normal
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|type2=Flying
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|img=Go Spearow.png
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|epnum=SS018
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|desc=Go first spotted {{p|Spearow}} while traveling to the [[Vermilion Gym]] with Ash. He and Raboot chased after it, and once they reunited with Ash at the Gym, Go revealed that he succeeded in catching Spearow.
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None of Spearow's moves are known.}}
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|trainer=Go
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|pkmn=Rattata
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|type1=Normal
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|img=Go Rattata.png
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|epnum=SS019
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|desc=Go caught {{p|Rattata}} as he and Ash were heading to a television studio.
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===Achievements===
 
===Achievements===
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Go was revealed to have caught a large number of Pokémon in [[SSM02]]. However, none of them have been seen outside of their [[Poké Ball]]s.
 
Go was revealed to have caught a large number of Pokémon in [[SSM02]]. However, none of them have been seen outside of their [[Poké Ball]]s.
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==In the games==
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===[[Pokémon Ga-Olé]]===
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Go appears as a playable character in [[Pokémon Ga-Olé]].
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====Pokémon====
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* As of [[SS006]], Go owns the most Pokémon out of all of [[Ash's friends]].
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* As of [[SS006]], Go owns the most Pokémon out of all of [[Ash's friends]]. Consequently, he owns the second-greatest number of Pokémon out of all the main characters of the anime, with only Ash himself having more.
* Go is {{Ash}}'s first traveling companion to not be based on any game character since [[Max]].
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* Go is {{Ash}}'s first traveling companion to not be based on any game character since {{Tracey}}.
 
** Go is also Ash's first traveling companion to {{pkmn2|caught|catch}} a [[starter Pokémon]] outside of a flashback (as opposed to obtaining it from the regional [[Pokémon Professor]]) since {{an|May}}, who caught her {{TP|May|Bulbasaur}} in ''[[AG073|Grass Hysteria!]]'', 743 episodes earlier.
 
** Go is also Ash's first traveling companion to {{pkmn2|caught|catch}} a [[starter Pokémon]] outside of a flashback (as opposed to obtaining it from the regional [[Pokémon Professor]]) since {{an|May}}, who caught her {{TP|May|Bulbasaur}} in ''[[AG073|Grass Hysteria!]]'', 743 episodes earlier.
 
* Go is left-handed.
 
* Go is left-handed.
 
* Go's catching style is mainly based on the gameplay mechanics of [[Pokémon GO]] and [[Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!]], all of which feature catching [[wild Pokémon]] without battling.
 
* Go's catching style is mainly based on the gameplay mechanics of [[Pokémon GO]] and [[Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!]], all of which feature catching [[wild Pokémon]] without battling.
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* Go is the first main character to catch a [[giant Pokémon]].
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==Names==
 
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Latest revision as of 22:10, 29 March 2020

Gou redirects here. For the Pokémon Conquest character, see List of Pokémon Conquest characters → Gō.

Undubbed character This article is about a character featured in the Pokémon anime who has not yet debuted in the English language dub.
As such, their information may contain romanized Japanese names, rather than dub names.
Go
ゴウ Go
Go SS.png
Go in the new series
Age 10
Gender Male
Eye color Blue
Hair color Black with red highlights
Hometown Vermilion City
Region Kanto
Relatives Kurune (mother), Ikuo (father), Tome (grandmother)
Trainer class Pokémon Trainer
Anime debut SS001
English voice actor N/A
Japanese voice actor Daiki Yamashita
Kei Shindō (age 6; SS001)

(Japanese: ゴウ Go) is a protagonist of the new series of the Pokémon anime, and one of Ash's traveling companions. His goal is to catch Mew, while his dream is to catch every Pokémon.

In the anime

History

Pre-series

Go at the age of six

As seen in SS001, when he was six, Go was invited by his childhood friend Koharu to go to Professor Oak's Pokémon Summer Camp with her. During their visit in Pallet Town, Go and Koharu encountered the Mythical Pokémon Mew. The two chased after the unknown Pokémon, but it eventually got away in the aftermath of a baby Kangaskhan rescue. Professor Oak later told them the Pokémon they saw was most likely the Mythical Pokémon Mew. Motivated, Go swore that he would become a Pokémon Trainer when he turned ten, and one day catch Mew.

As revealed in SS015, Go was always very alone during his childhood because his parents were often very busy at work. Because of that, he always ended up staying at home alone waiting for them. During that time, he was always distracted by his constant online researching sessions. Despite this, he was always proud of what his family did.

New series

In SS002, Go witnessed a Lugia appear in the skies above Vermilion City. He chased Lugia down and managed to latch onto its tail, where he met another Trainer named Ash. Lugia allowed the boys to ride on its back as it soared through the skies and dived down into the ocean. Having bonded over the sights and the Pokémon they saw during the ride, Go decided to accept Ash as his friend. After parting ways with Lugia, Go and Ash returned to the Sakuragi Institute, where they informed everyone about their encounter. Impressed by the information on Lugia that they brought back, Professor Sakuragi offered them a position as research fellows, which they accepted. Sakuragi later allowed Go to pick from a set of Kanto starter Pokémon for his debut as a Trainer, but Go rejected all of them, stating he wanted his first Pokémon to be Mew.

In SS003, Go and Ash received their first task as research fellows: to investigate a sudden outbreak of Ivysaur and Bulbasaur in the city. To aid their mission, Sakuragi had two Rotom enter Go and Ash's smartphones, upgrading each into a Rotom Phone. After following the Seed Pokémon to a Gym under construction, Go and Ash were attacked by Team Rocket, who planned to steal the Ivysaur and Bulbasaur. Despite the powerful Pokémon they received from the Rocket Gachat, Team Rocket was defeated by Ash's Pikachu and sent blasting off. Go and Ash then discovered that the Ivysaur had gone to the Gym to find a high place for them to absorb the sunlight needed to evolve into Venusaur. They watched as the evolution process released pollen into the air, making flowers around the city bloom.

In SS004, Go and Ash traveled to the Galar region to research the Dynamax phenomenon. While they waited for the train to the Wild Area to arrive, Go and Ash decided to eat some scones at a store in Wyndon, only to have their food stolen by a wild Scorbunny and its Nickit friends. After Ash battled and defeated Scorbunny, Go bonded with it, even choosing to lie to the store owner by saying Scorbunny belonged to him when the Nickit stole more of his food. After hearing Scorbunny's backstory from the store owner, Go gave it words of encouragement before he and Ash left. Go and Ash eventually made it to their train, completely unaware that Scorbunny had taken a liking to Go and started to follow him.

In SS005, Go and Ash made it to the Wild Area, where they encountered a large Snorlax. Mistakenly assuming its size was due to Dynamax, Go and Ash tried studying the Sleeping Pokémon, only for Scorbunny to appear and interrupt them. Scorbunny wished to join Go's team, but it was turned down as Go still wanted his first Pokémon to be Mew. Snorlax then activated Gigantamax, making its body so large that it covered a nearby train track, putting it at risk of being hit by an incoming train. By teaming up with Scorbunny, Go managed to get Snorlax to move by luring it with a Sitrus Berry. Praising its skill, Go changed his mind about Mew and instead caught Scorbunny as his first Pokémon. After returning to the Sakuragi Institute, Go introduced Scorbunny as his first-ever Pokémon to Professor Sakuragi.

Go with all the Bug Pokémon he caught in SS006

In SS006, Go became inspired to fill up his Pokédex by catching lots of Pokémon as part of his quest to obtain Mew. Together with Ash, Go traveled to a nearby forest, where he caught one of each Bug-type native to Kanto. The next day, Professor Sakuragi introduced Go to the Sakuragi Park, allowing Go to store any Pokémon he caught on his journey.

In SS007, Ash told Go to come with him to the Hoenn Battle Frontier, where he entered them into the Battle Frontier Flute Cup tournament. Despite having the type advantage, Go was defeated in the first battle by Houji without managing to land a single hit on his opponent. Frustrated by his loss, Go decided that catching Pokémon was better than battling and ran off to continue filling up his Pokédex. He later returned in time to watch the final match between Ash and Houji, which ended in Ash's victory. As they returned home, Go apologized to Ash for his earlier outburst, having come to see battling in a new light through his observation of the final match.

In SS012, Go and Ash watched the Pokémon World Championships at Wyndon Stadium. They watched as Leon defeated Lance in the finals and subsequently earned the title of World Champion. Shortly afterwards, a Gigantamax Drednaw attacked the stadium. In the next episode, Go and Ash battled Drednaw, but they were unable to harm it until Pikachu was accidentally exposed to Dynamax energy, causing to Gigantamax as well. With guidance from Leon, Ash and Pikachu defeated Drednaw, reverting it back to its normal state. The next day, Go watched as Ash had an unofficial battle with Leon that ended in the latter's victory. As they returned home, Ash revealed that he planned to enter the Pokémon World Championships and hopefully battle Leon again in the finals.

Character

Go looking at his smart phone

Go is a stylish city boy who prefers to stay calm and collected, in contrast to the more instinctive and adventurous Ash. His overconfidence has left him mostly isolated, with the exception of his friends Koharu and Ash. According to Koharu, Go has been known to skip school to wander around town, much to her chagrin. Despite his calm personality, he can also become hot-blooded when his opinion is challenged, and he will not hesitate to defend others when he sees them being mistreated, which helped him bond with a wild Scorbunny in SS004. Go likes to throw his Poké Balls with a curve, but his aim tends to be off. Though he seems athletic, Go lacks good climbing skills despite his efforts to get better at it. He is also highly knowledgeable about Pokémon, being fairly adept at information-gathering and analyzing, both of which were useful in gathering clues. Despite his deep knowledge of Pokémon, Go is still a rookie Trainer and lacks experience, best evidenced by his tendency to throw Poké Balls at any Pokémon he encounters, rather than weaken them through battle as is the usual practice. This usually backfires on Go in the long run. For example, in SS010, he recklessly wasted all of the Poké Balls he was given to catch a single Dewgong, which resulted in him being unable to catch the Dratini evolutionary line when he and Ash encountered them. His lack of expertise is also evidenced in his battles, where he shows a tactical, by-the-book approach of exploiting type advantages, but is unable to properly respond against more seasoned adversaries, which leads to a crushing defeat. Go tends to yell "Go!" when sending out his Pokémon or throwing Poké Balls.

Go's goal

Go's encounter Mew when he was six inspired him to become a Trainer, and he initially wanted Mew to be his starter Pokémon, even going as far as rejecting Professor Sakuragi's starter Pokémon in favor of the Mythical Pokémon. However, during his visit to Galar, a wild Scorbunny took a liking to Go as it followed him and Ash to the Wild Area. While Go initially politely rejected Scorbunny, he soon changed his mind after working together with Scorbunny to solve a crisis involving a Gigantamax Snorlax and decided to make the Rabbit Pokémon as his first Pokémon partner instead. Go and Scorbunny are also best friends as they both dislike losing their other friends, especially one another. Also, Go and Scorbunny would high five each other whenever something good happens.

Go shares a very close friendship with Koharu due to him knowing her since they were little. At times, Go brushes off Koharu's concerns for him but knows that she is just looking out for him. When he was little, Go only wanted Koharu as his friend and nobody else. However, after meeting and getting to know Ash, Go realized he needed to have other friends besides Koharu and accepted him as one. Go's friendship with Ash is very strong, though they sometimes get competitive and annoyed with each other and even butt heads. Ever since the events in SS003, Go seems to strongly admire Ash for his determination, passion, and compassion for Pokémon, especially the extraordinary bond he shares with his Pikachu.

Pokémon

Because one of his goals is to catch every Pokémon and complete his Pokédex, Go catches a lot of Pokémon species, including multiple of the same evolutionary family. Currently, Go is known to own 30 Pokémon, with 30 unique Pokémon species registered in his Pokédex.

During his research, Go has access to several of his Pokémon, rotating between them. The only fixed member on his team is Raboot.

On hand

Go Raboot.png
Scorbunny → Raboot

Traveling with

Go Rotom Phone.png
Rotom Phone

Kept at Sakuragi Park

The following is a listing of Pokémon Go is known to have caught but doesn't keep in his party permanently.

Go's Caterpie and Metapod

Go's Caterpie and Metapod
Caterpie and Metapod
Caterpie and Metapod were encountered at Vermilion Forest. Go caught Caterpie after finding it eating a leaf while Metapod was caught shortly after Go and Ash knocked it out of a tree.

None of their moves are known.

Debut SS006
Voice actors
Japanese Rikako Aikawa (Caterpie)
Go's Venomoth and Venonat

Go's Venomoth and Venonat
Venomoth and Venonat
Venomoth and Venonat were encountered at Vermilion Forest. Go caught Venomoth after spotting it flying through the air. Venonat was found sleeping in a tree, but Go's attempt to catch it failed when Venonat broke out of his Poké Ball. With Scorbunny's help, Go battled Venonat and managed to catch it.

None of Venomoth's moves are known.
Venonat's only known move is Poison Powder.

Debut SS006
Go's Paras and Parasect
Paras and Parasect
Paras and Parasect were encountered at Vermilion Forest. They were found trying to climb a pair of trees and were easily caught by Go at the same time.

None of their moves are known.

Debut SS006
Voice actors
Japanese Shinichiro Miki (Parasect)
Go's Butterfree
Butterfree
Butterfree was encountered at Vermilion Forest. He was found resting on a large tree, which Go climbed with Ash's help. When Go accidentally dropped his Poké Ball, Butterfree attempted to flee, but was caught when Scorbunny kicked the Poké Ball at him.

In SS015, Butterfree was among the Pokémon that Go used to help find a Cubone's bone. Once they found the Mankey that stole it, Butterfree helped attack it.

Butterfree's only known move is Stun Spore.

Debut SS006
Voice actors
Japanese Rikako Aikawa
Go's Pinsir
Pinsir
Pinsir was encountered at Vermilion Forest. It attacked Ash and Pikachu, trapping them in a ring of large stones. It then went after Go, who threw random objects in an attempt to defend himself, eventually accidentally throwing a Poké Ball and catching it.

Pinsir's only known move is Rock Tomb.

Debut SS006
Go's Weedle and Kakuna

Go's Weedle and Kakuna
Weedle and Kakuna
Weedle and Kakuna were encountered at Vermilion Forest. Weedle was found sitting on a tree while Kakuna was found dangling from a tree along with other members of its species.

None of their moves are known.

Debut SS006
Go's Beedrill
Beedrill
Beedrill was encountered at Vermilion Forest. It was part of a swarm of Beedrill that attacked Go when he caught Kakuna. When the others were trapped by Pikachu's Electroweb, Go caught the lone Beedrill that wasn't hit, assuming it was the strongest.

In SS014, Go used Beedrill to cross the Desert Resort to reach the Ruins of the Titan. It was later used in a Raid Battle against a giant Golurk, but it was knocked out by a single attack.

In SS015, Beedrill was among the Pokémon that Go used to help find a Cubone's bone.

Beedrill's only known move is Twineedle.

Debut SS006
Voice actors
Japanese Risa Shimizu
Go's Scyther
Scyther
Main article: Go's Scyther

Scyther was encountered at Vermilion Forest. It easily repelled Go's Poké Ball and sent him and Scorbunny flying. Go later encountered Scyther again, this time using Scorbunny to battle it first. Together, Go and Scorbunny weakened Scyther enough for Go to successfully capture it.

Debut SS006
Voice actors
Japanese Shinichiro Miki
Go's Taillow
Taillow
Taillow was caught during Go's visit to the Hoenn Battle Frontier. As its species preyed on Wurmple, Go used Taillow to find wild Wurmple for him to catch.

In SS015, Taillow was among the Pokémon that Go used to help find a Cubone's bone.

None of Taillow's moves are known.

Debut SS007
Voice actors
Japanese Rika Adachi
Go's Cascoon (×3)

Go's Cascoon (×3)
Wurmple → Cascoon (×3)
Go caught three Wurmple at the Hoenn Battle Frontier with Taillow's help. He caught multiples in hopes that he would get both a Silcoon and a Cascoon out of them. In SS011, all three evolved while defending themselves from Taillow. However, to Go's dismay, they each evolved into a Cascoon.

Two of the Cascoon's only known move is String Shot.
None of the third Cascoon's moves are known.

Debut SS007
Go's Tentacool
Tentacool
Tentacool was caught at Vermilion Harbor. When a group of Tentacool appeared at the harbor, Go attempted to catch one of them, but it dodged the Poké Ball, causing this one to get caught instead.

None of Tentacool's moves are known.

Debut SS008
Go's Mantyke
Mantyke
Mantyke was caught during Go's visit to Snowpoint City. He later entered Mantyke in the Pokémon Drift Ice Race, where it helped Pikachu by having him ride on its back. It also assisted in dealing with Team Rocket when they interrupted the race.

Mantyke's only known move is Agility.

Debut SS008
Voice actors
Japanese Kei Shindō
Go's Sentret
Sentret
Sentret was encountered during Go's visit to Ecruteak City. As Go and Ash searched for Ho-Oh, Sentret leapt out of a bush and was caught by Go immediately afterwards.

None of Sentret's moves are known.

Debut SS009
Voice actors
Japanese Kei Shindō
Go's Misdreavus
Misdreavus
Misdreavus was encountered during Go's visit to Ecruteak City. It and a Stantler attacked Go, Ash, Kurio, and Jiei at the Bell Tower, trapping them in a series of illusions. After Jiei's Hoothoot dispelled the illusions with Foresight, Go proceeded to catch Misdreavus.

None of Misdreavus's moves are known.

Debut SS009
Voice actors
Japanese Risa Shimizu
Go's Stantler
Stantler
Stantler was encountered during Go's visit to Ecruteak City. It and a Misdreavus attacked Go, Ash, Kurio, and Jiei at the Bell Tower, trapping them in a series of illusions. After Jiei's Hoothoot dispelled the illusions with Foresight, Go proceeded to catch Stantler.

None of Stantler's moves are known.

Debut SS009
Go's Dewgong
Dewgong
Dewgong was caught by Go to carry him and Ash across the sea while trying to find the Dragonite Island. However, along the way, it saw another Dewgong and fell in love with it, inadvertently chasing it into a storm, where Ash and Go fell off of its back. It later reunited with them at the island, having failed to find the other Dewgong.

In SS015, Dewgong was used by Go to explore a pond in order to find a bone belonging to Cubone. After a while, it was able to retrieve the bone and return it to Cubone.

None of Dewgong's moves are known.

Debut SS010
Voice actors
Japanese Yūji Ueda
Go's Skwovet
Skwovet
Skwovet was caught during Go's second trip to Wyndon. It was lured in by some scones Ash was eating and took one for itself. While Skwovet was busy eating, Go took the opportunity to catch it.

None of Skwovet's moves are known.

Debut SS013
Voice actors
Japanese Noriaki Kanze
Go's Darmanitan

Go's Darmanitan in its Zen Mode
Darmanitan
Darmanitan was encountered during Go's visit to the Desert Resort. It was one of the Pokémon guarding the Ruins of the Titan, but was swiftly caught by Go just as it sprung to life and attacked. It was later used in a Raid Battle against a giant Golurk.

Darmanitan's only known move is Overheat and its Ability is Zen Mode.

Debut SS014
Voice actors
Japanese Yasuhiro Mamiya
Go's Sandile
Sandile
Sandile was encountered at the Ruins of the Titan. It was angered when Scorbunny accidentally stepped on its tail, but was quickly defeated by a Double Kick, allowing Go to catch it.

None of Sandile's moves are known.

Debut SS014
Go's Golurk
Golurk
This giant Golurk was the guardian of the Ruins of the Titan. It was fought in a Raid Battle by Go, Ash, Keira, the group leader, and Karabari. After being defeated by a combination attack from Go's Darmanitan and Ash's Dragonite, Go caught Golurk to prevent it from falling down a hole.

None of Golurk's moves are known.

Debut SS014
Go's Cubone
Cubone
Cubone was encountered at a park in Vermilion City. After witnessing Cubone have its bone stolen by a trio of Mankey, Go agreed to help retrieve its lost item. With the help of his Pokémon and Ash, Go was able to reunite Cubone with its bone. Afterwards, Cubone decided to join Go's team and allowed itself to be caught by him.

None of Cubone's moves are known.

Debut SS015
Go's Spearow
Spearow
Go first spotted Spearow while traveling to the Vermilion Gym with Ash. He and Raboot chased after it, and once they reunited with Ash at the Gym, Go revealed that he succeeded in catching Spearow.

None of Spearow's moves are known.

Debut SS018
Go's Rattata
Rattata
Go caught Rattata as he and Ash were heading to a television studio.

None of Rattata's moves are known.

Debut SS019

Achievements

Go has competed in the following competitions:

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 山下大輝 Daiki Yamashita
真堂圭 Kei Shindō (age 6; SS001)

Artwork

Go concept art.png Pocket Monsters new series key visual.png Ash Go White Day artwork.png
Concept art by Ken Sugimori Key visual from the
New series
Artwork for White Day
by Shūhei Yasuda
SS005 illustration.png SS006 illustration.png SS009 illustration.png
Official artwork from
SS005
Official artwork from
SS006
Official artwork from
SS009

In the manga

Go in the Pocket Monsters manga

In the Pocket Monsters manga

Go appears as a main character in Pocket Monsters, playing the same role as he does in the anime.

Pokémon

On hand
Go Scorbunny SSM.png
Scorbunny

Go was revealed to have caught a large number of Pokémon in SSM02. However, none of them have been seen outside of their Poké Balls.

In the games

Pokémon Ga-Olé

Go appears as a playable character in Pokémon Ga-Olé.

Pokémon

813Scorbunny.png
Scorbunny
123Scyther.png
Scyther
623Golurk.png
Golurk


Trivia

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese ゴウ Go From Pokémon GO and/or Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!
Korean 고우 Gou Transcription of his Japanese name



Anime characters
Protagonists Ash KetchumPikachuMistyTogeticBrockTracey SketchitMayMaxDawnPiplupIrisAxewCilanSerenaClemontBonnieDedenneLanaKiaweLillieSophoclesMallowRotom PokédexGo
Rivals GaryRitchieHarrisonDrewHarleyMorrisonTysonSolidadPaulNandoZoeyKennyConwayBarryUrsulaTobiasTripBiancaBurgundyStephanGeorgiaCameronVirgilAriaAlainMietteTiernoShaunaTrevorNiniSawyerGladionHoracioHau
Antagonists JessieJamesMeowthWobbuffetGiovanniButchCassidyDr. NambaMatoriPierceDr. ZagerGozuTabithaMaxieShellyArchieHunter JSaturnCyrusMarsJupiterCharonColressAldithGhetsisBarretMalamarLysandreMableCelosiaAlianaXerosicBryonyTuppZippRappPlumeriaGuzmaViren
Professors Professor OakProfessor IvyProfessor ElmProfessor BirchProfessor RowanProfessor CarolinaProfessor JuniperDr. FennelCedric JuniperProfessor SycamoreProfessor KukuiProfessor BurnetProfessor Sakuragi
Relatives Delia KetchumMimeyDaisyVioletLilyJames's parentsFlintLolaForrestBrock's siblingsNormanCarolineJohannaChiliCressGraceMeyerLana's fatherLana's motherHarper and SarahRangoSimaMimoKiawe's grandfatherMohnLusamineGladionSophocles's parentsMolayneAbeMallow's motherUluIkuoKuruneTome
Supporting Ho-OhOfficer JennyNurse JoyMagikarp salesmanJigglypuffTodd SnapCharles GoodshowCaseyGranbullLizaSakuraLanceLarvitarRaoul ContestaMr. SukizoStevenVivian MeridianRobertScottLilian MeridianSolanaMarianLake guardiansYuzoRhondaCynthiaReggieAngieLookerIzzy and CaraLyraKhouryDon GeorgeAlderLukeFreddy O'MartianIngoEmmetMeloettaJervisNAnthea and ConcordiaPorterAlexaSophieCosetteClembotSanpeiMairinAstridDianthaGurkinnMonsieur PierrePalermoKeananMalvaSquishyZ2Guardian deitiesBewearSamson OakAnelaToucannon's flockStoutlandHobbesNinaAnnaLakiOranguruDanaYansuLight trioWickeFabaUltra BeastsGrandpa ForestIlimaAcerolaDiaKoharuKikunaRenjiRotom PhonesLeonGym LeadersElite FourCoordinatorsFrontier BrainsPerformersIsland KahunasRecurring wild PokémonMany temporary characters

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