Earl (Trainer class)

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Earl redirects here. For the teacher of the Pokémon Academy, see Earl Dervish.
アール Earl
XY Monsieur.png
Art of a Monsieur from X and Y
Other names
Introduced in Generation VI
Appears in X and Y
Gender Male only
Female Counterpart Countess
Notable members
Anime debut
TCG debut [[(TCG)|]]
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Manga debut {{{manga}}}

An Earl (Japanese: アール Earl) is a type of Pokémon Trainer that debuted in Generation VI. This Trainer class is a title of nobility, granted in the Battle Chateau, and Trainers with this class only appear there. Earl is the third rank of nobility for males, ranking above Viscount and below Marquis. Its counterpart for females is Countess.

The male player character may earn the title of Earl by winning enough battles in the Battle Chateau. All opponent Earls use parties of two Pokémon at level 25 (if no Writ of Challenge is active).


Sprites and models

Earls include a Rich Boy, a Butler, and five Monsieurs.

VSRich Boy.png VSButler.png VSMonsieur.png
Caen's VS portrait from
X and Y
Glen's VS portrait from
X and Y
Monsieurs' VS portrait from
X and Y
Rich Boy XY OD.png Butler XY OD.png Monsieur XY OD.png
Caen's overworld model from
X and Y
Glen's overworld model from
X and Y
Monsieurs' overworld model from
X and Y

Trainer list

Pokémon X and Y

An active writ in the Battle Chateau may change the levels of Trainers' Pokémon or the reward they give.

In the anime

The Earl cape in the anime

In Breaking Titles at the Chateau!, it was revealed that in the anime, Earls wear green capes as a distinction to the other titles.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 伯爵 Bójué
Denmark Flag.png Danish Jarl
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Graaf
Finland Flag.png Finnish Jaarli
France Flag.png French Comte
Germany Flag.png German Graf
Italy Flag.png Italian Conte
South Korea Flag.png Korean Earl
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Jarl
Poland Flag.png Polish Graf
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Conde
Spain Flag.png Spanish Conde
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Greve
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Kont

Trainer classes in the Pokémon core series
Kalos Ace DuoAce TrainerArtistArtist FamilyBackpackerBattle GirlBeautyBlack BeltBrains & Brawn
ButlerChampionChefDriverElite FourFairy Tale GirlFishermanFurisode GirlGarçonGardener
Hex ManiacHikerHoneymoonersLassLeaderLumiose Gang MemberMysterious SistersOwner
Poké FanPoké Fan FamilyPokémon BreederPokémon ProfessorPokémon RangerPokémon Trainer
PreschoolerPsychicPunk CouplePunk GirlPunk GuyRangersRising StarRoller Skater
SchoolboySchoolgirlScientistSky TrainerSuccessorSuspicious ChildSuspicious Lady
Suspicious WomanSwimmerTeam FlareTeam Flare AdminTeam Flare BossTeam Flare Grunt
Battle Chateau ranks:
By male: BaronViscountEarlMarquisDukeGrand Duke
By female: BaronessViscountessCountessMarchionessDuchessGrand Duchess
Battle Institute and Battle Maison only:
Battle ChatelaineLadyMadameMaidMonsieurRich Boy
Unused Trainer classes:
Ace SurferSwimmers

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