Marquis (Trainer class)

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マーキス Marquis
XY Monsieur.png
Art of Grisognono from X and Y
Other names
Introduced in Generation VI
Appears in X and Y
Gender Male only
Female Counterpart Marchioness
Notable members Clemont, Grant, Ramos, Wulfric
Anime debut
TCG debut [[(TCG)|]]
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Manga debut {{{manga}}}

A Marquis (Japanese: マーキス Marquis) is a type of Pokémon Trainer that debuted in Generation VI. This Trainer class is a title of nobility, granted in the Battle Chateau, and Trainers with this class only appear there. Marquis is the fourth rank of nobility for males, ranking above Earl and below Duke. Its counterpart for females is Marchioness.

The male player character may earn the title of Marquis by winning enough battles in the Battle Chateau. The male Gym Leaders of Kalos also hold the rank of Marquis in the Battle Chateau. All opponent Marquises use parties of two Pokémon, and all who are not Gym Leaders have Pokémon at level 40 (if no Writ of Challenge is active), while Gym Leaders' Pokémon have higher levels.


Sprites and models

Marquises include a Rich Boy, a Monsieur, a Butler, and all of the male Gym Leaders of Kalos.

VSButler.png VSRich Boy.png VSClemont.png VSGrant.png VSMonsieur.png VSRamos.png VSWulfric.png
Arran's art from
X and Y
Caen's art from
X and Y
Clemont's art from
X and Y
Grant's art from
X and Y
Grisognono's art from
X and Y
Ramos's art from
X and Y
Wulfric's art from
X and Y
Butler XY OD.png Rich Boy XY OD.png Clemont XY OD.png Grant XY OD.png Monsieur XY OD.png Ramos XY OD.png Wulfric XY OD.png
Arran's overworld model from
X and Y
Caen's overworld model from
X and Y
Clemont's overworld model from
X and Y
Grant's overworld model from
X and Y
Grisognono's overworld model from
X and Y
Ramos's overworld model from
X and Y
Wulfric's overworld model from
X and Y

Trainer list

Pokémon X and Y

An active writ in the Battle Chateau may change the levels of Trainers' Pokémon or the reward they give.

In the anime

The Marquis cape in the anime

In Breaking Titles at the Chateau!, it was revealed that in the anime, Marquises wear yellow capes as a distinction to the other titles.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 侯爵 Hóujué
Denmark Flag.png Danish Markis
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Markies
Finland Flag.png Finnish Markiisi
France Flag.png French Marquis
Germany Flag.png German Marquis
Italy Flag.png Italian Marchese
South Korea Flag.png Korean 마퀴스 Marquis
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Marki
Poland Flag.png Polish Markiz
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Marquês
Spain Flag.png Spanish Marqués
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Markis
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Marki

Trainer classes in the Pokémon core series
Kalos Ace DuoAce TrainerArtistArtist FamilyBackpackerBattle GirlBeautyBlack BeltBrains & Brawn
ButlerChampionChefDriverElite FourFairy Tale GirlFishermanFurisode GirlGarçonGardener
Hex ManiacHikerHoneymoonersLassLeaderLumiose Gang MemberMysterious SistersOwner
Poké FanPoké Fan FamilyPokémon BreederPokémon ProfessorPokémon RangerPokémon Trainer
PreschoolerPsychicPunk CouplePunk GirlPunk GuyRangersRising StarRoller Skater
SchoolboySchoolgirlScientistSky TrainerSuccessorSuspicious ChildSuspicious Lady
Suspicious WomanSwimmerTeam FlareTeam Flare AdminTeam Flare BossTeam Flare Grunt
Battle Chateau ranks:
By male: BaronViscountEarlMarquisDukeGrand Duke
By female: BaronessViscountessCountessMarchionessDuchessGrand Duchess
Battle Institute and Battle Maison only:
Battle ChatelaineLadyMadameMaidMonsieurRich Boy
Unused Trainer classes:
Ace SurferSwimmers

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