Gym Trainer (Trainer class)

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Gym Trainer
ジムトレーナー Gym Trainer
VSGym Trainer Fighting M.pngVSGym Trainer Fighting F.png
VS model of Stow-on-Side Stadium's Gym Trainer from Sword
Other names
Introduced in Generation VIII
Appears in Sword and Shield
Gender Both
Counterpart {{{counterpart}}}
Notable members Avery (formerly)
Anime debut [[]]
TCG debut S-P Promotional cards
TCG card Gym Trainer
Manga debut PASS21 (Adventures)

A Gym Trainer (Japanese: ジムトレーナー Gym Trainer) is a type of Trainer class introduced in Generation VIII. They are depicted as men and women who wear the uniforms of their Gym's type. Their purpose is to help their respective Gym Leaders execute their Gym missions, and naturally, they specialize in the same type as their respective Gyms.

Gym Trainers use various Poké Balls to contain their Pokémon, depending on their Gym:

While the term "Gym Trainer" has been used in previous generations to describe Trainers who fight in Gyms, they battled under a variety of other Trainer classes instead.

Appearance

VSGym Trainer Grass M.pngVSGym Trainer Grass F.png VSGym Trainer Water F.png VSGym Trainer Fighting M.pngVSGym Trainer Fighting F.png VSGym Trainer Ghost M.pngVSGym Trainer Ghost F.png VSGym Trainer Fairy F.png
Turffield Stadium VS models from
Sword and Shield
Hulbury Stadium VS model from
Sword and Shield
Stow-on-Side Stadium VS models from
Sword
Stow-on-Side Stadium VS models from
Shield
Ballonlea Stadium VS model from
Sword and Shield
VSGym Trainer Rock M.pngVSGym Trainer Rock F.png VSGym Trainer Ice M.pngVSGym Trainer Ice F.png VSGym Trainer Dark M.png VSGym Trainer Dragon M.pngVSGym Trainer Dragon F.png
Circhester Stadium VS models from
Sword
Circhester Stadium VS models from
Shield
Spikemuth Gym VS model from
Sword and Shield
Hammerlocke Stadium VS models from
Sword and Shield

Trainer list

Pokémon Sword and Shield


In the manga

Gym Trainer Annette in Pokémon Adventures

Pokémon Adventures

Sword & Shield chapter

In PASS16, a female Hammerlocke Gym Trainer was seen in the Hammerlocke Gym lobby, giving Bede a letter sent to him by Opal. She was then seen cowering in fear once a crash was heard.

Annette, a Gym Trainer from the Ballonlea Stadium, appeared in PASS21. She was seen helping Bede train in order to take over as a new Gym Leader.

In PASS21, a Spikemuth Gym Trainer was seen looking out at the Route 9 Tunnel entrance after a crash was heard.

During the Darkest Day, a male and a female Hammerlocke Gym Trainers were seen looking after the fainted Pokémon that Dynamaxed in Hammerlocke.

Pokémon
Annette's Slurpuff
Slurpuff
Slurpuff was seen battling against Bede during his training to take over the Ballonlea Gym.

None of Slurpuff's moves are known.

Debut PASS21

In the TCG

Related cards
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a silver background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Expansion
Rarity # Japanese
Expansion
Rarity #
Gym Trainer Su       S-P Promotional cards   102/S-P
 


Trivia

The unused female Spikemuth Gym Trainer VS model


In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 道館訓練家 Dougún Fanlihngā
Mandarin 道館訓練家 / 道馆训练家 Dàoguǎn Xùnliànjiā
France Flag.png French Dresseur d'Arène ()
Dresseuse d'Arène ()
Germany Flag.png German Arenatrainer
Italy Flag.png Italian Allenatore Palestra ()
Allenatrice Palestra ()
South Korea Flag.png Korean 체육관 트레이너 Cheyukgwan Trainer
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Treinador de Ginásio
Spain Flag.png Spanish Entrenador Gimnasio ()
Entrenadora Gimnasio ()



Trainer classes in the Pokémon core series
Galar ArtistBackpackerBeautyBlack BeltCabbieCafé MasterCameramanChampionColleaguesCookDancerDaring Couple
DoctorFisherGAME FREAK'sGym ChallengerGym LeaderGym TrainerGentlemanHikerInterviewersLassLeague Staff
Macro Cosmos'sMadameMedical TeamModelMusic CrewMusicianOffice WorkerPoké KidPokémon Breeder
Pokémon TrainerPolice OfficerPostmanRail StaffReporterSchoolboySchoolgirlSwimmerTeam Yell GruntWorkerYoungster
Expansion Pass only:
Dojo MasterDojo MatronMaster Dojo Student


Captain: Piers (Masters)
Lower members: Team Yell Grunts
Spikemuth Gym Trainers
Related: Marnie (Masters)
Locations: Spikemuth


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