League Staff (Trainer class)

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League Staff
リーグスタッフ League Staff
Macro Cosmos Employee M artwork.pngMacro Cosmos Employee F artwork.png
Art from Sword and Shield by Emi Ando[1]
Other names
Introduced in Generation VIII
Appears in Sword and Shield
Gender Both
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A League Staff (Japanese: リーグスタッフ League Staff) is a type of Pokémon Trainer introduced in Generation VIII. They are Macro Cosmos employees whose job is to help Gym Challengers during the Galarian Gym Challenge. There is only one battleable League Staff member outside of the Galar Battle Tower.


Sprites and models

Y-Comm Profile League Staff M.png Y-Comm Profile League Staff F.png
Y-Comm profile images from Sword and Shield
VSLeague Staff M.png VSLeague Staff F.png
VS models from Sword and Shield

Trainer list

Pokémon Sword and Shield

See also: List of Battle Tower Trainers (Galar)/League Staff

In the anime

League Staff members in Pokémon: Twilight Wings

Pokémon: Twilight Wings

In Assistant, League Staff members were in Wyndon.

In Sky, more League Staff members were at Wyndon Stadium.

In the manga

A female League Staff in Pokémon Adventures

Pokémon Adventures

A male League Staff appeared in Ooh Shiny!! Legendary Equipment, welcoming Henry and Casey to the Motostoke Stadium.

In Teary!! The Voice of the Master, a male and female League Staff apprehended Bede in Stow-on-Side.

In Shocking!! Reunion in the Forest, a male and female League Staff accompanied Melony, where they waited until she made her leave before calling Gordie.

In Stealth!! Infiltrate the Energy Plant, multiple League Staff were seen guarding the Energy Plant entrance, where they attempted to dissuade Leon from entering. They were however blown away by Bede's Hatenna.

In the TCG

League Staff in the TCG
Main article: League Staff (Vivid Voltage 153)

League Staff was introduced as a Supporter card in the Pokémon Trading Card Game during the English Sword & Shield Series (the Japanese Sword & Shield Era). It was first released in the Japanese Amazing Volt Tackle and English Vivid Voltage expansions, with artwork by Emi Ando. It allows the player to draw two cards, then draw another two if Wyndon Stadium is in play.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 聯盟職員 Lyùhnmàhng Jīkyùhn
Mandarin 聯盟職員 / 联盟职员 Liánméng Zhíyuán
France Flag.png French Employé de la Ligue ()
Employée de la Ligue ()
Germany Flag.png German Liga-Angestellter ()
Liga-Angestellte ()
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Staf Liga
Italy Flag.png Italian Staff Lega
South Korea Flag.png Korean 리그 스태프 League Staff
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Staff da Liga
Spain Flag.png Spanish Empleado Liga ()
Empleada Liga ()


President: Rose (Masters)
Vice-President: Oleana (Masters)
Lower members: Macro Cosmos'sLeague Staff
Oleana's subordinate*
Locations: Rose TowerEnergy PlantTower Summit

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

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