Kyle (Sinnoh)

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カイト Kaito
Kyle Sinnoh.png
Gender Male
Eye color Blue
Hair color Brown
Hometown Unknown
Region Sinnoh
Trainer class Coordinator
Anime debut Staging a Heroes Welcome!
English voice actor Jamie McGonnigal
Japanese voice actor Hirofumi Nojima

Kyle (Japanese: カイト Kaito) is a Pokémon Coordinator that appeared in the Wallace Cup in episodes Staging a Heroes Welcome! through Strategy With A Smile!.


Kyle first appeared with a brief cameo in Staging a Heroes' Welcome!, where he participated in the Appeal Round of the Wallace Cup.

He had a real major appearance in the following episode where he battled Ash and his Buizel in the battle round. He was able to predict what Ash was going to do in the match as he kept using Buizel in every round of the Wallace Cup. He won the match on points despite Buizel using its Ice Aqua Jet technique.

Kyle then went up against Dawn in the semi-finals. Despite his efforts, he lost by a few points to Dawn and her Piplup's Bide and he was knocked out of the competition, placing Top 4.


Kyle's Cloyster
Kyle's Cloyster made a brief appearance in Staging a Heroes Welcome! where it was used in the Appeals Round, using Spike Cannon to wow the audience.

Cloyster's only known move is Spike Cannon.

Debut Staging a Heroes Welcome!
Kyle's Lanturn
Lanturn is Kyle's strongest Pokémon, using it in the Wallace Cup against Ash and Buizel. Despite Ash and Buizel's determination to win, by this stage in the Wallace Cup it was experience that mattered and Kyle was able to easily dominate the match. However, by launching an Ice Beam, Lanturn unexpectedly helped Buizel use Ice Aqua Jet, a combination Dawn had unsuccessfully attempted to teach Buizel. This made Kyle lose a lot of points, however, it wasn't enough and the time ran out leaving Kyle victorious.

Lanturn's known moves are Charge, Thunderbolt, Ice Beam, and Hydro Pump.

Debut Pruning a Passel of Pals!
Kyle's Crawdaunt
Kyle used Crawdaunt in the Semi-finals against Dawn and her Piplup. When Piplup launched a Whirlpool, Crawdaunt was able to get out of it launching a Dark Pulse. When Crawdaunt was about to use Crabhammer, Piplup had used Bide on its Dark Pulse, backfiring and fainting Crawdaunt, putting Dawn through to the Finals.

Crawdaunt's known moves are Surf, Dark Pulse, Sludge Bomb and Crabhammer.

Debut Strategy With a Smile!

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 野島裕史 Hirofumi Nojima
English Jamie McGonnigal
Brazilian Portuguese Nestor Chiesse
European Spanish Pablo Tribaldos


  • All of Kyle's known Pokémon are dual-type Water-type Pokémon.
    • The order they were first seen in is the same order of generations they debuted in.

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