Talk:Player character

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I suggest merge of Player character and Rival, as well as categorisation according to the game instead of the Region. Also, I believe Pokemon Ranger characters should be added as main characters, considering that Pokemon Ranger is actually a main Pokemon Game.

Anyone have the Emerald sprite of May? 373094474Porygon-Z025441130 14:12, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

And again that request is made. TTEchidna 03:59, 15 May 2008 (UTC)


Does anyone else think this article needs a re-write? PDL 03:14, 23 October 2008 (UTC)

Do you have a reason? ht14 02:03, 30 October 2008 (UTC)
It seems kinda... messy. It's not that hard really explain how a player character works in a video game. PDL 02:50, 1 November 2008 (UTC)


I was thinking that we could take a page from the Pokémon pages and find the backsprites of the player characters as well as the partner characters (like Steven and Buck).--MisterE13 03:05, 15 November 2008 (UTC)

Mentioning of Player in Mystery Dungeon?

There's not really much more to say... The Dark Fiddler - Nos hablamos? 01:36, 24 December 2008 (UTC)

Or the player in Trozei (being the user him/herself). Or in any of the other games, for that matter. What about Snap? I feel like this should be a stub. Jazzmoth 05:16, 26 December 2008 (UTC)
Actually, the player in Trozei (or Link, as we call it over here) is Lucy Fleetfoot. Flicky1991 17:59, 26 December 2008 (UTC)
And that's a stub, if I've ever seen one. Jazzmoth 02:07, 29 December 2008 (UTC)


Why do we need backsprites?--RexRacer -talk 02:34, 12 January 2009 (UTC)

We have them for Pokémon. So why not characters.--MisterE13 02:54, 12 January 2009 (UTC)
Because it made the page wayyy to big. Maybe if we didn't just have one, but all of those broken links look just awful.--RexRacer -talk 02:58, 12 January 2009 (UTC)
We could resize them. We also have broken links on the Pokémon pages IMHO, it just lets someone know that the images should be created.--MisterE13 03:01, 12 January 2009 (UTC)
Resize? Eww. Only one Pokémon even does that, and it's Deoxys. Perhaps I'll do a hack of the sprite template that'll allow for it. Or you can. I dunno. Yeah. TTEchidna 09:07, 12 January 2009 (UTC)
I might be able to. what exactly do you mean?--MisterE13 21:38, 12 January 2009 (UTC)

Michael and What's his name...

What about side game characters? ht14 03:52, 12 January 2009 (UTC)

Lunick, Solana, the players in PMD, yeah they should go here. And if they do, the part about being remarkably silent doesn't apply to PMD.Kiryu 05:55, 25 January 2009 (UTC)

Dawn and Luca's Platinum sprites

They're not uploaded yet,right? Can someone upload them? Lovely Rose 21:45, 18 February 2009 (UTC)

Two little things

Couldn't the table also hold the overworld sprite for each character? I don't think they appear anywhere else. Also, HgSs will require another column for Gold and Kris, should I change it? Mr. Charlie 03:04, 11 May 2009 (UTC)

Gamecube game characters?

What about Wes and Michael? I see no reason for them to be excluded. Sure, we wouldn't have as many pictures since they appear in 3D games, but I really can't consider those games to be side-games. They're full-fledged Pokemon RPGs, just like the handhelds. Cheesedude 02:07, 13 May 2009 (UTC)

Umm...already stated... ht14 02:08, 13 May 2009 (UTC)
Missed it due to the lack of pictures. Nevermind. Sorry. Cheesedude 02:09, 13 May 2009 (UTC)


Shouldn't we list the player characters in Ranger? --ケンジガール 03:35, 13 May 2009 (UTC)

I will. tc²₆tc26 03:36, 13 May 2009 (UTC)

The new girl

Since we're not getting Kris back, as she's more a Crystal character than a GS (and by extension, HGSS) character, what should we name the new girl since we don't know her name and likely won't be getting it?

I say Soul, since, like Leaf, she'll likely be named for the prefix of the secondary remake game, while her male counterpart is the primary original game (Gold, like Red) and her rival is the secondary original game (Silver, like Blue/Green).

Should we make an article yet, though? I've protected both Heart and Soul until the tenth anniversary of GS, so... no need to worry there. Plus, we can move it when and if we get her real name either via hacking the games to pieces or because they actually give her one outright. But it never happened to Leaf, so... we'll just wait to see, eh?

So, below, vote: make it, don't make it, and under what name? TTEchidna 04:52, 13 May 2009 (UTC)

There are still some arguments that she is Kris but with a major redesign. Kinda like Red in FRLG. But I don't know. I say Soul because of the reason you stated (even though I like Heart better). Make it under Soul. --ケンジガール 04:59, 13 May 2009 (UTC)
Let's wait till the game is released. An opposite-gender player will have a supporting role, which means there'll be a fixed name for her. --Maxim 05:15, 13 May 2009 (UTC)
Well, we shouldn't wait six months to make an article about a character from the Pokémon games. I like Soul, but make sure that it is noted that until confirmation it is a fan name. When CoroCoro comes out I'll have at it and see if it is noted anywhere amidst the crazyness.--RexRacer 05:24, 13 May 2009 (UTC)
Maxim... that's for Gen III and IV games. HGSS is a Gen II game (technically). Where was Leaf's supporting role? Did I somehow miss her in FireRed, despite completing the game 100%? TTEchidna 06:25, 13 May 2009 (UTC)
My vote goes for making an article, or at least starting one that we can move to the proper place when the name is revealed. Trainer-c 06:33, 13 May 2009 (UTC)
I vote for making the article. Call it Soul or whatever you want, see if I care. I'm too upset with the decision of erasing Kris from the Pokémon World to even bother. Kris is the best thing that ever happened to the Pokémon franchise. Mr. Charlie 06:43, 13 May 2009 (UTC)
Your right Mr. Charlie, if it wasn't for Kris there wouldn't be girl characters. Then they go and replace her with a girl with Mario's overolls and a HUGE hat. I felt like crying :(

See my page, the part with my pokemon trainers. I'm not going to touch it untill some more info on this "Soul".Glitchym1 21:55, 17 May 2009 (UTC) Scratch that last thing I said, I'll call her Soul Kamon.Glitchym1 22:10, 17 May 2009 (UTC)


Color clashing... ht14 01:17, 14 May 2009 (UTC)

Should be better now. — THE TROM — 01:48, 14 May 2009 (UTC)

Overhead sprites

Think we should add those too? --ケンジガール 10:43, 16 June 2009 (UTC)

Old question but sounds like a good idea. However, we need someone able to rip sprites to do that. ポケモンあいこうか 19:21, 21 February 2010 (UTC)

Gold's backsprite

Why do we even have it there? Anyway,they changed his backsprite,but the article still shows the original one. Is the screenshot to small? Lovely Rose 01:22, 1 July 2009 (UTC)

There are two there already... tc²₆tc26 02:39, 1 July 2009 (UTC)
I meant his Heartgold and Soulsilver backsprite,they changed it,it's slightly different. For example,his hair isn't parted. Lovely Rose 22:46, 1 July 2009 (UTC)

I guess it could be one of the first beta things for HGSS, but its still to early to tell, they could change it again--Pokéboy93 04:55, 4 July 2009 (UTC)

i think we should wait because the back sprite is changing in recent pictures he does not have the symbol on the back of his hat.--Pokéboy93 17:10, 15 July 2009 (UTC)

Counterparts for missing

May and Dawn needs on their respective webs a section of counterparts like Red, Gold, Kris and Kotone, please sombebody cna do it? --Ash 20:50, 4 December 2009 (UTC)

Wes is one of the few that "doesnt wear head gear" trivia

Ummm... I own Colosseum and it shows him wearing silver visors in his hair, and also if you go to his page you can see he's wearing them as headgear in the photo. But, every time I try to remove Wes from that part of the trivia, someone puts him back in...

Gold's HGSS Name

Until HG and SS are released here (as short a time as that'll be), Gold's HGSS sprite should be titled "Hibiki". Then there's the matter of Silver seemingly being "rival"/"Rival" rather than truly named, but a lack of name rationalizes attributing "Silver" to him my my count (though that's not so much here as it is there, on the rivals' page). TJF588 01:47, 11 March 2010 (UTC)

There has been a heap of discussion about these characters' names all over the pedia (for example, here), and the consensus reached is that we ain't touching anything until the games are released. —darklordtrom 01:49, 11 March 2010 (UTC)


I personally think we should protect this page considering the Generation V boy and girl heroes have been revealed with little detail for both. The main reason is because I know someone out there will post fake images and ridiculous speculation. Ninterror 11:52, 12 April 2010 (UTC)

I'd rather we assumed good faith and left it open. We'll see how it goes for now. When the details really start to come out, we can rethink. —darklordtrom 10:32, 13 April 2010 (UTC)

Stadium characters

Do they count as player characters? You honestly don't really play as them, as in moving them or anything, but you do tell your Pokemon what to do, which is the players ability. So you technically do play as them. Also, they aren't Ethan and Kris. Or even actually, any other protagonist Lovely Rose 14:06, 29 April 2010 (UTC)