Mystery Man (Trainer class)

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Mystery Man
なぞのせいねん Mysterious Man
HeartGold SoulSilver Eusine.pngArdos.png
Art of Eusine and Ardos
Other names Mysticalman (Eusine, Crystal)
Introduced in Generation II
Appears in Crystal
HeartGold and SoulSilver
Gender Male only
Female Counterpart {{{counterpart}}}
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Anime debut [[]]
TCG debut [[(TCG)|]]
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A Mystery Man (Japanese: なぞのせいねん Mysterious Man) is a type of Pokémon Trainer that first debuted in Pokémon Crystal, though it was originally translated as Mysticalman in the English version of Pokémon Crystal. Two important non-player characters have had this class, both of which are, as the name implies, mysterious men. In Crystal Version, Eusine had the title of "Mysticalman", but it was changed to the later translation of "Mystery Man" in Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver. Ardos has this Trainer class in Pokémon XD during his battle with Zook, before his affiliation with Cipher is known. For his battles with the player, however; his true class of Cipher Admin is used.

Under this class, Ardos only reveals one member of his powerful team, his Alakazam. Eusine keeps a varied team, two thirds of which have some connection to mystical powers. He seeks out the legendary Pokémon, Suicune.


Spr C Eusine.png ArdosHeadshot.png Spr HGSS Eusine.png
Eusine's image from
Ardos's image from
XD: Gale of Darkness
Eusine's image from
HeartGold and SoulSilver

Trainer List

Pokémon Crystal

Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness

Pokémon HeartGold/SoulSilver

In other languages

Language Name Origin
Japanese なぞのせいねん Mysterious Man
English Mystery Man From the Japanese name.

Trainer classes in the Pokémon core series
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SailorSchool Kid*ScientistSkierSuper NerdSwimmerTeacherTeam Rocket Grunt*TwinsYoungster
Mystery ManCHGSS*
Double TeamHGSSElderHGSSYoung CoupleHGSS
Battle Frontier only:HGSS

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Parasol LadyPIPoké KidPKMN BreederPKMN Ranger
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Arcade StarCastle ValetFactory HeadHall MatronTower Tycoon

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