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612Haxorus.png This user's favorite Pokémon is Haxorus.
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480.png This user is a WikiGnome.
405.png This user is a Leo.
486.png This user's favorite legendary Pokémon is Regigigas.
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Spr E Wallace.png This user's favorite Champion is Wallace.
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450.png This user's favorite move is Earthquake.
395.png This user's favorite move is Surf.
192.png This user supports the use of renewable energy.
448.png This user is a non-legendary Pokémon trainer.
493 s.png This user doesn't like cheating in Pokémon games.

↑↑I'm fine with it if it's for research purposes, though.↑↑

Spr 2g 245.png This user is a player of Pokémon Crystal Version.
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Spr E Wallace.png This user has beaten the Champion!
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Spr Pt Cynthia.png This user has beaten the Champion!
Spr HGSS Lance.png This user has beaten the Champion!
Spr BW Alder.png This user has beaten the Champion!
Spr BW Alder.png This user has beaten the Champion!
Spr HGSS Red.png This user has beaten PKMN Trainer Red!
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Spr 4h 243 s.png This user has an English Winter Raikou.
Spr 4h 244 s.png This user has an English Winter Entei.
Spr 4h 245 s.png This user has an English Winter Suicune.
493.png This user has an Arceus.
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385.png This user has a Jirachi.
Spr 4p 172 s.png This user has an Pikachu-colored Pichu.
172N.png This user has a Spiky-eared Pichu.
494.png This user has a Victini.
MDP387.png This human's time travel accident transformed him into a Turtwig.
258.png This human's partner is Mudkip.
169 s.png ShinyIIStars.png This user has a Shiny Crobat. ShinyIIStars.png
262 s.png ShinyIIStars.png This user has a Shiny Mightyena. ShinyIIStars.png
130 s.png ShinyIIStars.png This user has a Shiny Gyarados. ShinyIIStars.png
132 s.png ShinyIIStars.png This user has a Shiny Ditto. ShinyIIStars.png
503 s.png ShinyIIStars.png This user has a Shiny Samurott. ShinyIIStars.png
EthanHGSSwalkdown.png160 This user enjoys walking with his Feraligatr.
EthanHGSSwalkdown.png130 This user enjoys walking with his Gyarados.
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About Me

Hi there. I go by the name Haxorus on Bubapedia. I've been an avid fan of the main series games since 2007, but I don't really see the need to build up a competitive team since I rarely, if ever, battle online. I'm satisfied with a team that covers enough types and can bring me satisfactorily through most in-game battles. I almost never use legendary Pokémon in battles, because 1) I regard them more as trophies, and 2) I like to give myself more of a challenge with regular Pokémon on my team.

As you can see, my favorite Pokémon is Haxorus, definitely. What was it prior to Generation V? Had Haxorus not been designed, you'd probably be seeing "User:Luxray" at the top of this page.

I own Emerald, Pearl, Platinum, SoulSilver, Black, and White, among others, as far as main series games are concerned. As for side games, I own Mystery Dungeon Blue Rescue Team, Explorers of Time, and Rumble Blast.

I don't usually cheat on my games (I like the challenge a non-cheated game offers), but I will do it when I need the result for research or Bulbapedia-related purposes, particularly with regards to in-game maps, my main work on Bulbapedia.


The main work I do on Bulbapedia is the development, improvement and production of in-game maps for various locations in the main series games. On occasion, I also create and provide overworld sprites from the games. I chiefly use Paint as my map-editing program (if you've been using it as long as I have, you'll be astonished at the things it can do... even though the likes of Adobe Photoshop will always be superior to this program). I use Paint.NET to create transparency where needed on the images I produce for Bulbapedia.

Currently, my Bulbapedia work focus is on providing all of the necessary in-game maps for the Sinnoh-based games, namely Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum, and to replace all existing maps ripped from the paired versions with those from Platinum instead. At the same time, I'll also upload Diamond/Pearl versions of maps already taken from Platinum. Since I chiefly use Pearl over Diamond where the paired versions are concerned, Diamond-exclusive maps will take longer than usual for me to produce.

Once I am done with all Sinnoh maps, I'm going to move onto working on HeartGold and SoulSilver maps. First things first. On occasion and where needed, I also provide screenshots from the Generation V games even though I can't yet work on maps for those games due to not being able to force the correct camera angle (darn you, 3D perspective!).

Of late, I've stepped away from that work due to school, but I'll be back.

Outside of the map-related work I do, I also do grammar fixes and minor cleanups here and there... hence my status as a WikiGnome.

Feel free to inform me on my talk page if you spot a map from Diamond, Pearl, or Platinum that needs changing or uploading, particularly if the page on which it appears or should appear has not been tagged accordingly. I comb the bad image and incomplete article lists for images needing work about once a month.

Pokémon Black Team

Game began March 9, 2011. First game clear on April 23, 2011 after a long delay during which I focused on White.

Pokémon White Team

Game began March 6, 2011. First game clear on March 12, 2011.

Pokémon SoulSilver Team

Game began May 14, 2010. First Hall of Fame entrance May 21, 2010.

Pokémon Platinum Team

Game began June 24, 2009. First Hall of Fame entrance March 22, 2010.

Pokémon Pearl Team

Game began July 15, 2007. First Hall of Fame entrance December 9, 2007.

Pokémon Emerald Team

Pokémon Yellow Team

My non-event shiny Pokémon

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Poison Flying
Inner Focus
Held item:
Crobat Lv.100
Air Slash
Flying Physical
Flying Physical
Ice Status
Dark Physical
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Mightyena Lv.54
Dark Physical
Dark Physical
Shadow Ball
Ghost Special
Iron Tail
Steel Physical
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Normal Unknown
Held item:
Ditto Lv.55
Normal Status
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Water Unknown
Held item:
Samurott Lv.83
Water Special
Ground Physical
Ice Beam
Ice Special
Bug Physical

  • Crobat — My first ever Shiny Pokémon, captured on December 26, 2007 as a green Zubat in Meteor Cave, Hoenn, in Emerald. Coincidentally, the first ever shiny Pokémon I saw, in other words the very example that made me aware of the existence of these Pokémon, was also a Zubat.
  • Mightyena — My second shiny, captured as a Poochyena on May 23, 2009, on Route 117 just west of Mauville City (I can even remember the very patch of grass I met it in). Because of this, Emerald is the only one of the games I own that has ever produced more than one shiny Pokémon.
  • Ditto — Captured on June 4, 2010, on Route 47 in my SoulSilver game, while searching for Miltank to steal Moomoo Milks from. Had it appeared in Emerald instead, I'd have been able to use it to transform into the shiny form of just every Pokémon I met!
  • Samurott — Obtained as a Oshawott on March 9, 2011, just three days after I got the Generation V games. I have to say this was the biggest shiny surprise I've ever come across while playing the games. I was in fact soft-resetting for a female Oshawott (so that I could breed Air Slash onto it), but after just eight soft resets, this Shiny Oshawott unbelievably jumped out at me just as I was battling Bianca. Shiny male or normal female? I think the former wins, don't you?