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マーシュ Mache
"The maiden from a land with history."
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Gender Female
Eye color Gray
Hair color Black
Hometown Laverre City
Region Kalos (originally Johto)
Trainer class Gym Leader
Generation VI
Games Pokémon X and Y
Leader of Laverre Gym
Badge Fairy Badge
Specializes in Fairy types

Valerie (Japanese: マーシュ Mache) is the Gym Leader of Laverre City's Gym, known officially as the Laverre Gym. She specializes in Fairy-type Pokémon. She gives the Fairy Badge to Trainers who defeat her.

In the games

Valerie appears in Pokémon X and Y as a Gym Leader. Trainers who defeat Valerie will receive the Fairy Badge, along with TM99 (Dazzling Gleam).


Pokémon X and Y

Gym battle

Battle Chateau


Pokémon X and Y

Laverre Gym

  • Before battle
"Oh, if it isn't a young Trainer... So you've flown all the way through my Gym, fluttering down to me on a fortunate wind. Then I suppose you have earned yourself the right to a battle, as a reward for your efforts. I am Valerie, who leads this Fairy-type Gym. I hope your visit will prove entertaining to you. The elusive Fairy types may appear frail as a breeze and delicate as a bloom, but they are strong."
  • Being defeated
"I hope the sun is shining tomorrow... That would be reason enough to smile."
  • After being defeated
"Yes... that was a fine battle. I shall reward you for this great victory. This is the Fairy Badge. It is yours now. Its beauty is captivating, is it not? ... ... ... ... ... ... Ah... Do forgive me. I was so captivated, I forgot for a moment that it is yours."
"This captivating Fairy Badge will endear any Pokémon up to Lv. 80 to you... Yes, even those Pokémon that you may receive from others will obey you. I also wish to award you this TM... Please consider it a personal gift from me, not simply the winnings of a battle."
"Oh? My, what a curious feeling... I can't seem to recall any longer which move is contained in that TM. I hope you might forgive me."
"My designs are said to be rather mystifying. Do you agree with that? I've always wanted to be a Pokémon, you see. That desire is my inspiration and what I try to achieve by designing. And yet...the only time I feel I am truly one with Pokémon is when we are embroiled in desperate battle. I wonder why that is... Hmm... Could it be-- Never mind. It is nothing, kind Trainer."
Battle Chateau
  • Before battle
"Oh, if it isn't my young Trainer... It is lovely to get to meet you again like this. Then I suppose you have earned yourself the right to a battle, as a reward for your efforts. The elusive Fairy may appear frail as the breeze and delicate as a bloom, but it is strong."
  • Being defeated
"I hope that you will find things worth smiling about tomorrow..."
After being defeated
"That was truly a captivating battle. I might just be captivated by you."


  • Valerie's Japanese Leader title is 歷史の国から 來た 乙女.


Language Name Origin
Japanese マーシュ Mache From mâche (French for corn salad) and 魔術 majutsu (magic)
English, German Valerie From the genus Valerianella and faerie
French Valériane From the genus Valerianella
Italian Valérie From the genus Valerianella
Spanish Valeria From the genus Valerianella
Korean 마슈 Mache Transliteration of her Japanese name

Gym Leaders of the Kalos region
Santalune Gym Bug Badge
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Cyllage Gym Cliff Badge
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Shalour Gym Rumble Badge
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Coumarine Gym Plant Badge
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Lumiose Gym Voltage Badge
XY Clemont Icon.png
Laverre Gym Fairy Badge
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Anistar Gym Psychic Badge
XY Olympia Icon.png
Snowbelle Gym Iceberg Badge
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