Bodybuilder (Trainer class)

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にくたいは Bodybuilder
XD Bodybuilder m.pngXD Bodybuilder f.png
Male and female Bodybuilders as seen in Pokémon XD
Other names
Introduced in Generation III
Appears in Colosseum, XD
Gender Both
Counterpart {{{counterpart}}}
Notable members Somek, Battlus, Agnol
Anime debut [[]]
TCG debut [[(TCG)|]]
TCG card {{{card}}}
Manga debut {{{manga}}}

A Bodybuilder (Japanese: にくたいは Bodybuilder) is a type of Pokémon Trainer that first debuted in the Generation III games, and are currently exclusive to Pokémon Colosseum and Pokémon XD.

Bodybuilders are tall, muscular men and women in exercise outfits. Like many of Orre's Trainer classes, they do not specialize in any particular strategy or Pokémon type (but do like to use Pokémon that heavily use physical attacks). Many can be found in places such as Mt. Battle and Pyrite Colosseum, with most being overconfident and eager to battle. Many special Trainers, such as Mt. Battle's hundredth Trainer in both games and Deep King Agnol, are based on Bodybuilders. Bodybuilders mainly use Pokémon with high Attack and Special Attack.


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Images from
Image from
Colosseum (JP)

Trainer list

Pokémon Colosseum

Story Mode

Battle Mode

Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness


In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Culturiste
Germany Flag.png German Bodybuilder (; Colo, )
Bodybuilderin (XD, )
Italy Flag.png Italian Culturista
Spain Flag.png Spanish Culturista

Orre Trainer classes
Area LeaderBodybuilderChaserCipher AdminCipher PeonCooltrainerFun Old ManHunterMt BtlMasterMyth Trainer
NewscasterPregymleaderResearcherRiderRogueSim Trainer*SupertrainerTeam SnagemSnagem HeadWorker
Colosseum only:
AthleteBandana GuyCipherCipher HeadDeep KingFun Old LadyGlasses ManGuyLadyLady in Suit
Miror B.PeonMystery TroopRich BoyRoller BoyShady GuySt.PerformerTeacher
XD: Gale of Darkness only:
BeautyCasual DudeCasual GuyCipher CmdrCipher R&DCurmudgeonGrand MasterKaminko Aide
MatronMystery ManNavigatorRobo GroudonSailorSpyThugWanderer

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