Impostor Professor Oak

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This article is about the character. For the TCG card named "Impostor Professor Oak", see Impostor Professor Oak (Base Set 73).
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Impostor Professor Oak's first TCG appearance

Impostor Professor Oak (Japanese: にせオーキドはかせ False Doctor Ōkido) is a villainous character disguised as Professor Oak.

He first appeared on the TCG card Impostor Professor Oak and has since made appearances on other cards. He also appears in the How I Became a Pokémon Card and Pokémon Adventures manga series.

Cards featuring Impostor Professor Oak

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
Rarity # Japanese
Rarity #
Impostor Professor Oak T Base Set Rare 73/102 Expansion Pack Rare  
Base Set 2 Rare 102/130      
Imposter Oak's Revenge T Team Rocket Uncommon 76/82 Rocket Gang Uncommon  
Impostor Professor Oak's Invention T Neo Destiny Rare 94/105 Darkness, and to Light... Rare  

In the anime

James disguised himself as Professor Oak in Will the Real Oak Please Stand Up?. He was successful in imitating Professor Oak for a time, due to help from Meowth as well as sheer luck. However, after many tests, including silhouette identification and writing poems, he was discovered. He did it again in A Faux Oak Finish!.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Sabrina had her Kadabra disguise itself as Professor Oak. The resulting transformation was strikingly similar to Impostor Professor Oak. The disguise was uncovered rather quickly by Red.

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