Pokémon Poacher Brothers

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The Pokémon Poacher Brothers (left to right): Chico, Braggo and Blurt

The Pokémon Poacher Brothers are a gang of three poacher brothers and characters of the day who appeared in Mother of All Battles. Their respective names are Braggo (Japanese: グルー Glue), Chico (Japanese: チーコ Chico) and Blurt (Japanese: ハンポ Hampo).

History

Prior to Lapras of Luxury!, the poaching trio stole Larvitar from the Mt. Silver Pokémon Preserve when it was just an Egg. In the process of stealing the Egg, they shot at and severely wounded the mother Tyranitar. The Pokémon Egg was later found by a passerby and taken to the Marine Pokémon Laboratory, where Ash and his friends later picked it up. However, Braggo and his brothers were revealed to be the culprits and cause of Larvitar's shyness during Larviatr's dream in Address Unown!.

They appeared in person in Mother of All Battles. When Ash and his friends tried to return Larvitar, the Poacher Brothers once again tried to kidnap the mother, and this timed they managed to nab her in a Pokébag capture device. The Team Rocket trio were subtly impressed by Braggo's bravado and smooth catch that they decided to join the poachers. In a ploy to make a clean getaway with Tyranitar, Braggo and his brothers recruited Jessie and teammates, even allowing them to borrow their machine. They decoy strategy later failed after Team Rocket were sent blasting off, and Chico took control of the mecha using his remote. He went on to grab Ash's Pikachu and Ranger Mason's Croconaw, as well as bundling up Mason and the group in a Pokébag for safe measure. However, Larvitar's Screech was their undoing, and Tyranitar freed herself and destroyed the stolen Team Rocket balloon. Thanks to Ranger Mason and Larvitar, the Poacher Brothers' plan was thwarted and the trio was later arrested.

Character

Braggo is the leader, who always speaks in rhyme and orders his two brothers around. Chico is the inventor of the three, being responsible for creating all of the machines the gang uses to poach Pokémon. The third brother is Blurt, who is self-described as quiet, but he is also clumsy and tends to break things. Together the trio are brutish and overconfident.

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese Braggo: 高瀬右光 Akimitsu Takase
Chico: 鈴村健一 Kenichi Suzumura
Blurt: 園部好徳 Yoshinori Sonobe
English Braggo: Wayne Grayson
Chico: Sam Riegel
Blurt: Ed Paul
Finnish Braggo: Bruno Lähteenmäki
Chico: Joonas Suominen
Blurt: Arto Nieminen
Hebrew Brago: עפרון אטקין Efron Etkin
Norwegian Braggo: Even Rasmussen
Chico: Trond Teigen
Blurt: Christian Barmen
Polish Braggo: Andrzej Chudy
Chico: Dariusz Błażejewski
Blurt: Mikołaj Klimek
Brazilian Portuguese Braggo: Sidney Lilla
Chico: Alex Wendel
Blurt: Raul Schlosser
European Spanish Braggo: Juan Logar Jr.
Chico: Álex Saudinós
Blurt: Miguel Ángel Garzón

Trivia

  • The Pokémon Poaching Brothers' Japanese names, Glue, Chico, and Hampo are a corruption of the Japanese children song "Gu Choki Pa" (グーチョキパー).

In other languages

Language Title
Finland Flag.png Finnish Pokémon-metsästäjät
Germany Flag.png German Pokémon-Jäger Brüder
Italy Flag.png Italian Fratelli Bracconieri Pokémon
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Pokémonjegerbrøderne
Poland Flag.png Polish Bractwo Kłusowników Pokémonów
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Pokémonjägarbröderna


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