Hunter (Trainer class)

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Hunter redirects here. For various characters who hunt Pokémon, see Pokémon hunter.

ハンター Hunter
XD Hunter.png
A Hunter as seen in Pokémon XD
Other names
Introduced in Generation III
Appears in Colosseum, XD
Gender Both
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A Hunter (Japanese: ハンター Hunter) is a type of Pokémon Trainer that first debuted in the Generation III games, appearing in Pokémon Colosseum and Pokémon XD. They are depicted as men wearing hunting gear and goggles. There is also a female variation with bright blue hair and overalls, orange undershirt, as well as a brown vest and boots. Miror B.Peons Reath and Ferma resemble the female variation. Like many of Orre's Trainer classes, they do not specialize in any particular strategy or Pokémon type.



Colo Hunter m.pngColo Hunter f.png XD Hunter.png
VS sprites from Colosseum VS sprite from
Pokémon XD

Trainer list

Pokémon Colosseum

Story Mode

Battle Mode

Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness


  • During a rematch, Zalo has a Metang that knows Meteor Mash at level 39, which it cannot learn until level 50.
  • Hunter Meli has a Zigzagoon that knows Fury Swipes, which it cannot legitimately learn in any generation.
  • Hunter Valen has a Lombre that knows Uproar at level 37, which it cannot learn until level 43 in Generation III.
  • Hunter Drovic has a Baltoy that knows Cosmic Power at level 36, which it cannot learn until level 37 in Generation III.
  • Hunter Meli has a Linoone that knows Slash at level 33, which it cannot learn until level 41 in Generation III.
  • Hunter Aline has a Metang that knows Iron Defense at level 39, which it cannot learn until level 44 in Generation III.

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Chasseur
Germany Flag.png German Jäger
Italy Flag.png Italian Cacciatore ()
Cacciatrice ()
Spain Flag.png Spanish Cazador ()
Cazadora ()

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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