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A '''Janitor''' (Japanese: '''せいそういん''' ''Cleaner'') is a type of [[Trainer class]] introduced in [[Generation V]]. They are old men dressed in green janitor outfits and holding mops. They could be considered a male counterpart of {{tc|Maid}}s.
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A '''Janitor''' (Japanese: '''せいそういん''' ''Cleaner'') is a type of [[Trainer class]] introduced in [[Generation V]]. They are old men dressed in green janitor outfits that hold mops. They could be considered a male counterpart of {{tc|Maid}}s.
   
 
Despite being cleaners, they tend to use Pokémon that represent filth, such as {{p|Trubbish}} and {{p|Koffing}}, as well as Pokémon that love to clean, such as {{p|Minccino}}. They mainly use {{type|Poison}} Pokémon. This may mean that they capture filthy Pokémon to remove them from the area.
 
Despite being cleaners, they tend to use Pokémon that represent filth, such as {{p|Trubbish}} and {{p|Koffing}}, as well as Pokémon that love to clean, such as {{p|Minccino}}. They mainly use {{type|Poison}} Pokémon. This may mean that they capture filthy Pokémon to remove them from the area.
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[[File:Janitor Geoff Adventures.png|thumb|250px|Janitor Geoff and his Pokémon in the manga]]
 
[[File:Janitor Geoff Adventures.png|thumb|250px|Janitor Geoff and his Pokémon in the manga]]
 
===Pokémon Adventures===
 
===Pokémon Adventures===
{{adv|Black}} and {{adv|White}} meet Janitor Geoff on the [[Skyarrow Bridge]] after being attacked by a mysterious Pokémon on their way to [[Castelia City]]. After a quick battle, Geoff reveals that he is the president of the Battle Company and that the Pokémon that had attacked them was the {{pkmn2|legendary}} {{p|Virizion}}.
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{{adv|Black}} and {{adv|White}} meet Janitor Geoff on the [[Skyarrow Bridge]] after being attacked by a mysterious Pokémon on their way to [[Castelia City]]. After a quick battle, Geoff reveals that he is the president of the Battle Company, and that the Pokémon that had attacked them was the {{pkmn2|legendary}} {{p|Virizion}}.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* Janitor Geoff in {{game|Black and White|s}} gives an [[Exp. Share]] as a reward for being defeated, in addition to the reward money, because he claims to be the president of the Battle Company and likes observing his employees while disguised.
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* Janitor Geoff in {{game|Black and White|s}} gives an [[Exp. Share]] as a reward for being defeated in addition to the reward money. He claims that as the president of the Battle Company, it is his duty. He also claims he likes observing his employees while disguised.
*The Janitor Trainer class is one of two classes who give out different amount of monetary awards; the other is the {{tc|Clerk ♂}} class. However, this is due to one Janitor being a company president in disguise, and the rest of the class are real janitors, unlike the Clerk ♂ class, whose monetary difference is split between two separate sprites.
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*The Janitor Trainer class is one of two classes who give out different amounts of monetary awards, with the other being the {{tc|Clerk ♂}} class. However, this is due to one Janitor being a company president in disguise, and the rest of the class are real janitors, obviously creating a fiscal mismatch between the two. On the other hand, the Clerk ♂ class has their socio-economic status divided by their sprites.
   
 
==In other languages==
 
==In other languages==

Revision as of 12:27, 21 November 2011

A Janitor (Japanese: せいそういん Cleaner) is a type of Trainer class introduced in Generation V. They are old men dressed in green janitor outfits that hold mops. They could be considered a male counterpart of Maids.

Despite being cleaners, they tend to use Pokémon that represent filth, such as Trubbish and Koffing, as well as Pokémon that love to clean, such as Minccino. They mainly use Poison-type Pokémon. This may mean that they capture filthy Pokémon to remove them from the area.

Appearance

Spr BW Janitor.png
Images from
Black and White

Trainer List

Pokémon Black/White


In the manga

Janitor Geoff and his Pokémon in the manga

Pokémon Adventures

Black and White meet Janitor Geoff on the Skyarrow Bridge after being attacked by a mysterious Pokémon on their way to Castelia City. After a quick battle, Geoff reveals that he is the president of the Battle Company, and that the Pokémon that had attacked them was the legendary Virizion.

Trivia

  • Janitor Geoff in Pokémon Black and White gives an Exp. Share as a reward for being defeated in addition to the reward money. He claims that as the president of the Battle Company, it is his duty. He also claims he likes observing his employees while disguised.
  • The Janitor Trainer class is one of two classes who give out different amounts of monetary awards, with the other being the Clerk ♂ class. However, this is due to one Janitor being a company president in disguise, and the rest of the class are real janitors, obviously creating a fiscal mismatch between the two. On the other hand, the Clerk ♂ class has their socio-economic status divided by their sprites.

In other languages

Language Title
Germany Flag.png German Hausmeister
Italy Flag.png Italian Netturbino
Spain Flag.png Spanish Limpiador



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