Ball Guy

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Ball Guy
ボールガイ Ball Guy
League Card Ball Guy.png
Art from Pokémon Sword and Shield
Gender Unknown
Hometown Unknown
Region Galar
Generation VIII
Games Sword and Shield

The Ball Guy (Japanese: ボールガイ Ball Guy) is a character introduced in Pokémon Sword and Shield.

In the core series

The Ball Guy is the mascot of the Galar Pokémon League. Over the course of their Gym Challenge, the player will meet a person dressed in a Ball Guy mascot costume in or near each Stadium Lobby, who will give them a variety Poké Ball with each meeting. It is later revealed that the person dressed as the Ball Guy is not sanctioned by the Pokémon League and has been acting of their own volition. Their true identity is unknown. The player can receive the Ball Guy's League Card outside of Motostoke Stadium after they become Champion. The Ball Guy mascot will also reward the player after defending their title in Wyndon Stadium.

League Card

This is a transcript of the back of the Ball Guys's League Card in Pokémon Sword and Shield.

"This mysterious figure has taken it upon himself (herself?) to dress up in the fashion of the Pokémon League's official mascot. The mysterious individual is known to many as "the Ball Guy" but in point of fact, all are mystified when it comes to this person's true identity or age or even gender. While the Ball Guy is known for her (his?) habit of handing out rare Poké Balls here and there around Galar, it's a mystery as to why or even where these balls come from. It's all very mystifying..."

Items given

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Reason: Wyndon Stadium rematch rewards.
Item Location Games
Poké Ball Poké Ball In front of Motostoke Stadium  Sw  Sh 
Friend Ball Friend Ball In Turffield Stadium's lobby  Sw  Sh 
Lure Ball Lure Ball In Hulbury Stadium's lobby  Sw  Sh 
Level Ball Level Ball In Hammerlocke Stadium's lobby  Sw  Sh 
Heavy Ball Heavy Ball In Stow-on-Side Stadium's lobby  Sw  Sh 
Love Ball Love Ball In Ballonlea Stadium's lobby  Sw  Sh 
Moon Ball Moon Ball In Circhester Stadium's lobby  Sw  Sh 
Dream Ball Dream Ball In Wyndon Stadium's lobby  Sw  Sh 


League Card Ball Guy.png
Ball Guy's League Card in
Sword and Shield

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Shirudomiria was seen wearing a Ball Guy mask at the beginning of the Sword & Shield chapter.


Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 阿球 A Kàuh
Mandarin 阿球 Ā Qiú
France Flag.png French Ball Masqué
Germany Flag.png German Ballduin
Italy Flag.png Italian Ballino
South Korea Flag.png Korean 볼가이 Ball Guy
Spain Flag.png Spanish Bolifacio

Non-player characters in the core series games
Galar Professor MagnoliaMumHopBedeMarnieSoniaLeonSordwardShielbertBall Guy
Team YellMacro CosmosDanGym Leaders

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