Professor Sycamore

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Professor Augustine Sycamore
プラターヌ博士 Dr. Platane
XY Professor Sycamore.png
Art from X and Y
Gender Male
Eye color Gray
Hair color Dark blue
Region Kalos
Trainer class Pokémon Professor
Generation VI
Games Pokémon X and Y

Professor Augustine Sycamore (Japanese: プラターヌ博士 Dr. Platane) is a Pokémon Professor from the Kalos region.

In the games

The player first meets him in Lumiose City. He will battle the player at various times.


  • Sycamore is the first Pokémon Professor that will battle the player in the games.


Language Name Origin
Japanese プラターヌ博士 Dr. Platane From platane, French for plane trees.
English Professor Augustine Sycamore From sycamore and possibly the Augustine Henry.
French Professeur Platane Same as Japanese name.
German, Italian Professor Platan Same as Japanese name.
Spanish Profesor Ciprés From ciprés, Spanish for cypress.
Korean 플라타느박사 Peullataneu-baksa Transliteration of Japanese name.

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Non-player characters in the core series games
Kalos Professor SycamoreGraceCalemSerenaShaunaTiernoTrevorAlexaCassiusInverSinaDexioGurkinn
BonnieDianthaAZLookerEmmaMr. BondingPhil the Photo GuyMemory GirlPokémon Fan Club Chairman
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