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タツばあさん Grandma Tatsu
Wilma anime.png
Wilma and Altaria in the anime
Gender Female
Hometown Unknown; Currently lives on Route 210DPPt, Blackthorn CityHGSS
Region Sinnoh, Johto
Trainer class Move Tutor
Generation IV
Games Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, and SoulSilver
Anime debut A Meteoric Rise to Excellence!
English voice actor Ursula Conlen
Japanese voice actor Noriko Uemura

Wilma or Grandma Wilma (Japanese: タツばあさん Grandma Tatsu) is a Move Tutor in Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, and SoulSilver. She lives on the northern, foggy stretch of Route 210 in the first three games while she lives in Blackthorn City in the latter two.

Previously, she lived in a famous city of Dragon Tamers until she moved to Sinnoh, and due to this, she is able to teach the move Draco Meteor to the player's Dragon-type Pokémon if its friendship is maxed out.

In the anime

Her only appearance was in A Meteoric Rise to Excellence!. Ash and his friends met up with her on witnessing her teach an Altaria the attack Draco Meteor. She explained that Trainers leave their Pokémon with her so that she can teach them Draco Meteor, and Altaria is one of the Pokémon she is training.

Later, a wild Gible that Wilma knew showed up and she explained that it shows up frequently. Ash and his friends helped her rescue Altaria from Team Rocket and she later showed them the way to Daybreak Town.


Wilma's Altaria
Wilma was training this Altaria in A Meteoric Rise to Excellence!. Because of its great power, it was kidnapped by Team Rocket. But Altaria managed to damage their machine to the point where it was unable to move. It was later rescued by Gible.

Altaria knows Draco Meteor, Ice Beam, and Flamethrower.

Debut A Meteoric Rise to Excellence!


Ash's Gible
Main article: Ash's Gible

Wilma befriended a wild Gible that was trying to learn Draco Meteor for a long time. Even though Gible can be savage, Wilma is able to tame this wild Pokémon with massages. It left Wilma and began to follow Ash.

Debut A Meteoric Rise to Excellence!
Voice actors
Japanese Daisuke Sakaguchi
English Tom Wayland

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 上村典子 Noriko Uemura
English Ursula Conlen
European Spanish Pilar Gentil


Wilma DPPt OD.png Wilma HGSS OD.png
Overworld sprite from
Diamond, Pearl,
and Platinum
Overworld sprite from
HeartGold and SoulSilver


Language Name Origin
Japanese タツばあさん Grandma Tatsu From 竜 tatsu, dragon.
English Wilma
French Bertille
German Oma Ma
Italian Elmira
Spanish Ela From abuela, grandma.
Korean 할머니 Grandma Jin 진 (辰) is derived from an alternate reading of tatsu. 辰 is an earthly branch that is associated with the dragon.
Chinese (Mandarin) 婆婆 Grandma Lóng 龍 means "dragon"

Non-player characters in the core series games
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MaryBuenaRadio DirectorHaircut brothersWebsterMasterLiWilmaPrimoMaximoJetDudeCameronMr. GameFelicityTeala
Team RocketGym guideGym LeadersFrontier BrainsKimono GirlsWeek SiblingsName RaterDay-Care CoupleProfessors' aides
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BebeTealaFelicityRoseanneRad RickshawEldritchWilmaJasmineJuliaPokémon Fan Club ChairmanJordanDexterKeira
Dr. FootstepMr. GoodsMr. FuegoPokétch Co. PresidentMassage GirlScarf GuyHelenaKetch AppyTeam GalacticGym guide
Gym LeadersElite FourFrontier BrainsName RaterDay-Care CoupleProfessors' aidesStats judge

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