Curmudgeon (Trainer class)

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しぶめなおじいさん Bitter Old Man
XD Curmudgeon.png
A Curmudgeon as seen in Pokémon XD
Other names
Introduced in Generation III
Appears in XD
Gender Male
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A Curmudgeon (Japanese: しぶめなおじいさん Bitter Old Man) is a type of Pokémon Trainer that debuted in Pokémon XD. They are depicted as old men wearing glasses, a purple sweater, and dark blue pants.

There is no pattern to their Pokémon's types—rather, they use multiple types like most Trainers in Pokémon XD.

Trainer List

Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness


  • The definition of curmudgeon is "a bad-tempered or surly person." Old men tend to be portrayed as cranky and stingy.

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Sage
Germany Flag.png German Muffel
Italy Flag.png Italian Bisnonno
Spain Flag.png Spanish Cascarrabias

Orre Trainer classes
Area LeaderBodybuilderChaserCipher AdminCipher PeonCooltrainerFun Old ManHunterMatron*Mt BtlMaster*Myth Trainer
Newscaster*PreGymLeaderResearcherRiderRogueSim Trainer*Spy*SupertrainerTeam SnagemSnagem HeadWorker
Colosseum only:
AthleteBandana GuyCipherCipher HeadDeep KingGlasses ManGuyLadyLady in Suit
Miror B.PeonRich BoyRoller BoyShady GuySt.PerformerTeacher
XD: Gale of Darkness only:
BeautyCasual DudeCasual GuyCipher CmdrCipher R&DCurmudgeonGrand MasterKaminko Aide
Mystery ManNavigatorRobo GroudonSailorThugWanderer

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