Piers

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Piers
ネズ Nezu
Sword Shield Piers.png
Artwork from Sword and Shield
Gender Male
Eye color Green
Hair color Black and white
Hometown Spikemuth
Region Galar
Relatives Marnie (younger sister)
Trainer class Gym Leader
Generation VIII
Games Sword and Shield
Leader of Spikemuth Gym
Badge Dark Badge
Specializes in Dark types
Member of Team Yell
Rank Leader

Piers (Japanese: ネズ Nezu) is the Gym Leader of Spikemuth and the leader of Team Yell. He specializes in Dark-type Pokémon and is the older brother of Marnie.

In the games

Pokémon

Piers keeps his Pokémon in Dusk Balls.

Pokémon Sword and Shield

Spikemuth


Champion tournaments


Caught for someone else

Marnie's Morpeko
Morpeko
When Marnie was five, Piers caught this Morpeko as present to his little sister, which eventually became her starter Pokémon. According to her League Card, Marnie's Morpeko helped her become less of a crybaby and more cheerful and outgoing.
Debut Pokémon Sword and Shield

Artwork

League Card Piers.png League Card Piers rare.png
Piers's League Card in
Sword and Shield
Piers's rare League Card in
Sword and Shield

Trivia

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese ネズ Nezu From 杜松 nezu (temple juniper)
English Piers From the genus Juniperus
German Nezz Similar to his Japanese name
Spanish Nerio From enebro (juniper) and possibly negro (black)
French Peterson From peteron (common juniper)
Italian Ginepro From ginepro (juniper) and possibly nero (black)
Korean 두송 Dusong From 두송 (杜松) dusong (temple juniper)
Chinese (Mandarin) 聶梓 / 聂梓 Nièzǐ From the transcription of his Japanese name and possibly 梓 (catalpa)
Chinese (Cantonese) 聶梓 Nihpjí


Captain: Piers
Lower members: Team Yell Grunts
Spikemuth Gym Trainers
Related: Marnie
Locations: Spikemuth


Games: Core series: Team Rocket: Giovanni
Team Rainbow Rocket:
Team Magma: Maxie
Team Aqua: Archie
Team Galactic: Cyrus
Team Plasma: NColressGhetsis
Team Flare: Lysandre
Team Skull: Guzma
Team Yell: Piers
Side series: Team Snagem: Gonzap
Cipher: EviceGreevil
Spin-off games: TCG series: Team Great Rocket: King Biruritchi
Trozei series: Phobos Battalion: Baron Phobos
Mystery Dungeon series: Team Skull: Skuntank
Ranger series: Go-Rock Squad: Gordor
Team Dim Sun: Blake Hall
Team Debonairs: Kincaid
Pokémon Pinchers: Societea
Rumble series: Dark Legion: Dark Rust
Anime: Team Rocket Madame BossGiovanni
Manga: Adventures: Team Rocket GiovanniMasked Man
Pocket Monsters: Team Rocket Giovanni
RéBURST: Great Gavel Fraud
Horizon: Team Kings Meja

Gym Leaders of the Galar region
Turffield Stadium Grass Badge
VSMilo.png
Milo
Hulbury Stadium Water Badge
VSNessa.png
Nessa
Motostoke Stadium Fire Badge
VSKabu.png
Kabu
Stow-on-Side Stadium Fighting Badge
VSBea.png VSAllister.png
Ghost Badge
Bea Allister
Ballonlea Stadium Fairy Badge
VSOpal.png VSBede 2.png
Opal Bede
Circhester Stadium Rock Badge
VSGordie.png VSMelony.png
Ice Badge
Gordie Melony
Spikemuth Gym Dark Badge
VSPiers.png VSMarnie 3.png
Piers Marnie
Hammerlocke Stadium Dragon Badge
VSRaihan.png
Raihan

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