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For the Pokémon whose Japanese name is "Glacia", see Glaceon.

プリム Purim
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Glacia.png
Artwork from Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire by Hitoshi Ariga[1]
Gender Female
Eye color BrownRSE
Hair color Blonde
Hometown Unknown
Region Unknown
Trainer class Elite Four
Generation III, VI
Games Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald, Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Masters EX
Elite Four of Ever Grande City
Specializes in Ice types
Game animation debut GOTCHA!
English voice actor Katelyn Gault[2] (Masters EX)
Japanese voice actor Sayaka Kinoshita[3] (Masters EX)

Glacia (Japanese: プリム Purim) is an Ice-type Trainer and member of the Hoenn Elite Four.

In the core series games

Glacia challenging the player

Glacia is the third member of the Hoenn Elite Four to be faced at the Pokémon League. She dislikes the fact that most of the Trainers she has met in Hoenn are not skilled enough to live up to her expectations.[4] Glacia had trained in an unspecified region before journeying to Hoenn to become part of the Elite Four.[5] She has a team consisting of five very powerful Ice-type Pokémon, to which she refers as having "flaming passion in icy cold".[citation needed]

Trainer's Eyes/Match Call/Trainer's Eye

Elite Four Glacia

I use items for help.RSE
I make use of items to assist in battle.ORAS
Trainer's Pokémon
Flaming passion in icy cold!RSORAS
Flaming passion in icy cold.E
The Ice type can be better trained in this hot land.RSE
The Ice type can be trained to greater levels because of the heat here.ORAS


Glacia uses two Full Restores in Generation III.

Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire

Pokémon Emerald

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

Initial battle


In the spin-off games

Pokémon Masters EX

Main article: Glacia (Masters)

Glacia forms a sync pair with Glalie in Pokémon Masters EX. Her Glalie is capable of Mega Evolving. Glacia became a playable sync pair on November 14, 2019.

Sync Dex Trainer NDex Pokémon Type Weakness Role Base Potential Availability
#072 VSGlacia Masters.png Glacia #0362 MastersIcon0362M.png Glalie
Bag Glalitite Sprite.png Mega Glalie
IceIC Masters.png
SteelIC Masters.png
Masters Support.png ★★★★★☆EX Sync Pair Scout



Ruby Sapphire Glacia.png
Artwork from Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald

Sprites and models

Spr RS Glacia.png VSGlacia.png
Sprite from
Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald
VS portrait from
Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
Glacia OD.png Glacia ORAS OD.png
Overworld sprite from
Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald
Overworld model from
Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire


Main article: Glacia/Quotes

In the anime


Glacia briefly appeared in GOTCHA!.

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

Glacia in the Pokémon Adventures manga
Glacia in the thirteenth chapter


Ruby & Sapphire arc

Glacia and the other Elite Four members are called by Steven to help protect the Hoenn region from the battle between Groudon and Kyogre. Glacia was initially stationed at Island Cave as part of the plan to unseal Regirock, Regice, and Registeel. When the legendary giants are unsealed, Glacia is tasked with controlling Regice alongside Phoebe. The Elite Four, Steven, and Wallace all control the three Pokémon in three pairs of two and use their power to keep the power released from Groudon and Kyogre's battle from spreading throughout Hoenn. They manage to keep the power contained for several weeks, but the strain is too much for Steven and he eventually dies, causing the three Pokémon to lash out and flee. Glacia later mourns Steven's death before his revival at the hands of Ruby's Celebi.

Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire arc

Glacia, along with various people from around Hoenn, is called to Sootopolis City to assist in stopping Grand Meteor Delta, a giant meteoroid threatening to destroy the planet. When the plan to attack Grand Meteor Delta starts, Glacia and the others have their Pokémon attack the meteoroid at the same time. This, combined with the might of Mega Rayquaza, successfully shatters Grand Meteor Delta into pieces.


This listing is for Glacia's Pokémon in the Pokémon Adventures manga.

On hand
Glacia's Glalie
Glalie is Glacia's first known Pokémon. He was used when Glacia attempted to awaken Regice, where he provided protection from the rain by creating a circle of ice from between his horns.

None of Glalie's moves are known, and his Ability is Inner Focus.

Debut The Beginning of the End with Kyogre & Groudon XIII
Glacia's Spheal
Spheal was used along with Snorunt to open the chamber containing Regice.

None of Spheal's moves are known.

Debut A Royal Rumble with Regirock, Regice and Registeel I
Glacia's Snorunt
Snorunt was used along with Spheal to open the chamber containing Regice.

None of Snorunt's moves are known.

Debut A Royal Rumble with Regirock, Regice and Registeel I
Glacia's Regice
Main article: Brandon's Regice

Regice was awakened by Steven and the Elite Four to be used to contain Groudon and Kyogre's power. Glacia controlled Regice with Phoebe while the others controlled Regirock and Registeel. After Steven died from the strain of controlling the three Pokémon, Regice lashed out and ran away. It was later found by Brandon and captured.

Debut A Royal Rumble with Regirock, Regice and Registeel II

In the TCG

The following is a list of cards mentioning or featuring Glacia or her Pokémon in the Pokémon Trading Card Game.

Glacia's Pokémon
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a green background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Rarity # Japanese
Rarity #
Glalie Water EX Power Keepers Uncommon 30/108 World Champions Pack Uncommon 019/108
Other related cards
Card Type English
Rarity # Japanese
Rarity #
Glacia's Stadium T [St] EX Power Keepers Uncommon 76/108 World Champions Pack Uncommon 097/108


  • Glacia's Japanese name is very similar to the anime dub name of another Ice-type Master, Prima. In the games, Prima is known as Lorelei.
  • Glacia is the only member of Hoenn's Elite Four who is never seen outside of Ever Grande City.
  • One of the NPCs in the Mauville Food Court mentions seeing Glacia eating ramen there, saying she was slurping down her noodles at such an incredible pace that she was dripping with sweat.[6]
  • In the rematch in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Glacia is the only Elite Four member to still use Pokémon from the same evolutionary family.
  • In Pokémon Emerald, Glacia's Walrein is the only ace Pokémon used by an Elite Four member to not know Rock Slide.
  • Despite claiming to use items as her main strategy, the only items Glacia uses are Full Restores as well as a single Sitrus BerryRSE/Mega StoneORAS,the same items as the other Elite Four members.


Language Name Origin
Japanese プリム Purim From Primula or primrose and possibly prim. Various species of primrose are adapted to alpine climate.
English Glacia From glacial or glacier
German Frosina From Frost
Spanish Nívea From nívea (snowy)
French Glacia From glace (ice)
Italian Frida From freddo (cold)
Korean 미혜 Mihye From 미 (美) mi (beautiful) and 혜성 (彗星) hyeseong (comet, which consist mainly of ice)
Chinese (Mandarin) 波妮 Bōní / Bōnī Partial transcription her Japanese name
Chinese (Cantonese) 波妮 Bōnèih
Vietnamese Prim Transcription of her Japanese name

Related articles


  2. Voiceover — Katelyn Gault
  3. Nintendo DREAM (vol. 329)
  4. Glacia: "But all I have seen are challenges by weak Trainers and their Pokémon."
  5. "Welcome. My name is Glacia of the Elite Four. I’ve traveled from afar to Hoenn so that I may hone my Ice-type moves."
  6. "One of the Elite Four is named Glacia, right? I’ve seen her eating ramen here before! She was slurping down her noodles at such an incredible pace that she was dripping with sweat!"

Hoenn League
Elite Four
Elite Four
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Steven Spr E Wallace.png
Steven Wallace

Pokémon Champions
Core series BlueLanceRedStevenWallaceCynthiaAlderIrisDianthaTraceLeonMustardPeonyNemonaGeetaKieranDraytonMost player characters
Masters EX BlueLanceRedStevenCynthiaAlderIrisDianthaLeonScottieBettieAshNemonaGeetaCalemSerenaMarnieBedeHopLeafNateRosaSilver
Ronald (TCG GB)Mark (TCG GB)Mint (TCG GB)Glenn (Pokkén)
Anime LanceCynthiaWallaceAlderDianthaStevenAsh KetchumLeonIrisNemona
Other animation Blue (Origins)Red (Origins)Calem (Generations)Edgar Troy (PttP)Ava (PttP)
Adventures Professor OakRedSidneyPhoebeGlaciaDrakeStevenWallaceCynthiaAlderIrisDianthaLeonMustardPeonyNemona
Other manga Shigeru (Zensho)Satoshi (Zensho)Rald (Battle Frontier)

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