Instructor (Trainer class)

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This article is about the type of Pokémon Trainer. For the character of the day that appeared in Battles in the Sky!, see Instructor (XY036).
If you were looking for the character of the day that appeared in The Ultimate Test who was referred to as "the instructor", see Pokémon League entrance exam instructor.

教師 Teacher
Scarlet Violet Jacq.pngScarlet Violet Hassel.png
Artwork of Jacq and Hassel from Scarlet and Violet
Other names
Introduced in Generation IX
Appears in Scarlet and Violet
Gender Both
Counterpart {{{counterpart}}}
Notable members Jacq, Dendra, Miriam, Raifort, Saguaro, Salvatore, Tyme, Hassel
Anime debut
TCG debut [[(TCG)|]]
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Manga debut {{{manga}}}

An Instructor (Japanese: 教師 Teacher) is a type of Pokémon Trainer introduced in Generation IX. They are teachers at Naranja AcademyS/Uva AcademyV. They can be battled in the Academy Ace Tournament or when invited to visit Blueberry Academy.



VSJacq.png VSDendra.png VSMiriam.png VSRaifort.png
VS model of Jacq from
Scarlet and Violet
VS model of Dendra from
Scarlet and Violet
VS model of Miriam from
Scarlet and Violet
VS model of Raifort from
Scarlet and Violet
VSSaguaro.png VSSalvatore.png VSTyme.png VSHassel 2.png
VS model of Saguaro from
Scarlet and Violet
VS model of Salvatore from
Scarlet and Violet
VS model of Tyme from
Scarlet and Violet
VS model of Hassel from
Scarlet and Violet

Trainer list

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet


  • Miriam uses this Trainer class regardless of the player's progress in her bond story, where she becomes qualified to be a health instructor.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 教師 Gaausī
Mandarin 教師 / 教师 Jiàoshī
France Flag.png French Enseignant ()
Enseignante ()
Germany Flag.png German Akademielehrer ()
Italy Flag.png Italian Docente
South Korea Flag.png Korean 교사 Gyosa
Spain Flag.png Spanish Docente

Trainer classes in the Pokémon core series
Unova Ace TrainerArtistBackersBackpackerBakerBattle GirlBikerBlack BeltChampionClerk
CyclistDancerDepot AgentDoctorElite FourFishermanGAME FREAKGentlemanGym Leader*
NurseNursery AideParasol LadyPilotPokéfanPKMN BreederPKMN RangerPokémon Trainer*Policeman
PreschoolerPsychicRich BoyRoughneckSchool KidScientistSmasherSocialiteStrikerSubway Boss
SwimmerTeam PlasmaTeam Plasma GruntThe RichesBWTwinsVeteranWaiterWaitressWorkerYoungster
BeautyB2W2Boss TrainerB2W2GuitaristB2W2
Pokéstar Studios only:B2W2
A-list ActorActorActressBig StarCelebrityChic ActressChild StarComedian
Fine ActorMovie StarNew ActressStar ActorSuit ActorUnique StarVeteran Star
Pokémon World Tournament only:B2W2
Junior RepresentativeMaster RepresentativeSenior Representative
World ChampionWorld FinalistWorld Runner-up
Blueberry Academy only:SV
BB League ChampionBB League Elite FourBlueberry Academy Director
InstructorLeague ClubStudentTop Champion
Paldea ArtistBackpackerBlack BeltCabbieChampionCookCourierDirectorDragon TamerElite FourGym Leader
Gym TrainerHikerInstructorJanitorModelMusicianOffice WorkerPoké ManiacPokémon Trainer
ScientistStudentTeam StarTeam Star GruntTop ChampionWaiterWaitressWorkerYoungster
The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero only:

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