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- For the move with the Japanese name of Hop, see Splash (move).
Hop (Japanese: ホップ Hop) is a character introduced in Pokémon Sword and Shield.
In the games
Hop is the player's neighbor and rival in Pokémon Sword and Shield. His goal is to become the Champion, just like his brother Leon. At the start of the game, Hop will pick the the starter Pokémon weak to the player's choice.
|| ホップ Hop
|| From hop
| English, German, Italian
|| Same as his Japanese name
|| From Cannabaceae, the family that contains hops
|| From lúpulo (common hop)
|| 호브 Hob
|| From 홉 hop
| Chinese (Mandarin)
|| 赫普 Hèpǔ
|| Transliteration of his Japanese name
| Chinese (Cantonese)
|| 赫普 Hākpóu
|| Mandarin-based transliteration of his Japanese name
|| Хоп Khop
|| Transcription of his English name