Milo

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Milo
ヤロー Yarrow
"The fighting farmer!"
Sword Shield Milo.png
Artwork from Sword and Shield by take[1]
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Eye color Green
Hair color Peach
Hometown Turffield
Region Galar
Relatives Unnamed younger brother
Trainer class Gym Leader
Generation VIII
Games Sword and Shield
Member of Galar League
Rank Gym Leader
Leader of Turffield Stadium
Badge Grass Badge
Specializes in Grass-types
Anime series Pokémon: Twilight Wings
Debut Letter
English voice actor Zach Aguilar
Japanese voice actor Tarusuke Shingaki
Manga series Pokémon Adventures
Debut Chomp!! Defeat Drednaw

Milo (Japanese: ヤロー Yarrow) is a farmer who is the Gym Leader of Turffield's Gym, known officially as Turffield Stadium. He specializes in Grass-type Pokémon. He gives the Grass Badge to Trainers who defeat him.

In the core series games

Milo is the first Gym Leader Galarian Trainers face in their Gym Challenge. He is a farmer that honed his skills working on his farm with his Pokémon, and can be often seen in Turffield trying to wrangle wandering Wooloo with his farm's herding Yamper. Despite his size and strength, Milo is a gentle, laid-back Trainer who has trouble giving it his all on weaker opponents and doesn't worry about winning or losing so long as each party is having fun. Nessa considers Milo her rival, as revealed in her League Card, but Milo doesn't seem to acknowledge this, claiming the only rival he has is himself.

After Milo's initial defeat, the player is awarded with the Grass Badge, TM10 (Magical Leaf), and the Grass Uniform.

League Cards

This is a transcript of the back of Milo's League Cards in Pokémon Sword and Shield.

Normal League Card
"This Trainer was born as the son of farmers. He has honed his strength, stamina, and skill as a Pokémon Trainer from a young age by working together with his Pokémon. Because of his gentle nature, he has trouble going all out on weaker opponents, which is why his Gym is the first one for challengers to attempt during the Gym Challenge. He always wears his boots, as apparently they let him dig in his heels when he needs to."
Rare League Card
"Though his record isn't the best due to his focus on simply having fun in battles, Milo himself is incredibly strong. The rolls of hay used in his Gym Challenge each weigh over 770 pounds, yet Milo can roll them around easily. Wooloo tend to roll around, too, and sometimes they can get carried away and roll out of the Gym Stadium. It has become common in Turffield to see the whole town chasing after Milo, who is in turn chasing after a stray Wooloo, along with Yamper."

Pokémon

Milo keeps his Pokémon in Ultra Balls.

Gym battle

Milo will Dynamax his Eldegoss at the first opportunity.



Max Raid Battle partner

Milo teams up with the player, Hop, and Piers to face a Dynamax Tsareena in a Max Raid Battle.

Pokémon Sword



Pokémon Shield



Champion tournaments

Before Galarian Star Tournament
Pokémon Sword



Pokémon Shield



After Galarian Star Tournament
Pokémon Sword



Pokémon Shield



Galarian Star Tournament

Pokémon Sword



Pokémon Shield



Gallery

Artwork

Milo SwSh concept art.jpg Sword Shield Gym Challenge artwork.png Milo TW.png
Concept art from Sword and Shield Key artwork of Milo accepting Victor's challenge
in Sword and Shield
Artwork of Milo
from Pokémon: Twilight Wings

Sprites

GST Milo icon.png
Icon from the
Galarian Star Tournament menu

League Cards

League Card Milo.png League Card Milo rare.png
Milo's League Card in
Sword and Shield
Milo's rare League Card in
Sword and Shield

Quotes

Main article: Milo/Quotes

In the anime

Pokémon: Twilight Wings

Milo made a cameo appearance in Letter.

Milo briefly appeared in Buddy, where Hop's Wooloo landed on his farm after running away from its Trainer. He was alerted to its presence by his herd of Wooloo. Upon seeing its tag, Milo arranged for a Flying Taxi to come and take Hop's Wooloo home.

In Early-Evening Waves, Milo was seen on television defeating Nessa during the Champions Cup.

In Sky, Milo gave his thoughts about the Champion Leon in an interview.

In The Gathering of Stars, Milo was seen rolling up some hay on the field with his Wooloo. He was later seen at Wyndon Stadium, walking out onto the field for the opening ceremony of the Galarian Star Tournament.

Pokémon

On hand
Milo's Eldegoss
Eldegoss
During the narration of his Champions Cup battle against Nessa, it was revealed that Milo had used his Eldegoss against Nessa's Drednaw. Eldegoss was able to use Dynamax.

None of Eldegoss's moves are known.*
While Dynamaxed, it can use Max Overgrowth*.

Debut Early-Evening Waves
Herds
Milo's Wooloo
Wooloo
Milo has multiple Wooloo on his farm. They appeared when Hop's Wooloo landed on the farm after running away from its Trainer.

None of Wooloo's moves are known.

Debut Buddy

GOTCHA!

Milo briefly appeared in GOTCHA!.

In the manga

Milo in Pokémon Adventures

Pokémon Adventures

Milo debuted in Chomp!! Defeat Drednaw. He, along with various other Gym Leaders, was first seen reacting to the news that Leon had endorsed two Trainers for the Gym Challenge.

In Watch Out!! Strong Rivals, Milo faced Henry, Casey, Hop, Bede, and Marnie in a series of Gym battles at Turffield Stadium and lost. Later, he, Nessa, and Kabu personally congratulated Casey and Hop for completing the first three Galar Gyms.

In Rumble!! The Horrific Darkest Day, the Galar Gym Leaders gathered at Rose Tower to find out if Rose intended on bringing harm to the region. While Oleana kept the Gym Leaders busy, Henry, Casey, Bede, Hop, and Marnie went up to meet Rose, only find he was elsewhere. On a video screen, Rose announced his intention to restart the Darkest Day and ensure the safety of Galar's future. Power Spot lights began appearing all over the region, causing Pokémon to start Dynamaxing at random. While some traveled to confront Rose at the Hammerlocke Energy Plant, Milo went back to Turffield to help deal with the rampaging Dynamax Pokémon.

In PASS29, Macro Cosmos employees were dispatched to deal with the Dynamax Pokémon, allowing Milo's group to provide backup for the others against Eternatus. By the time they arrived, Milo's group found Eternatus had fled, leaving those who battled it unconscious and covered in its poison. The injured were taken to a hospital to recover.

Pokémon

Milo's Gossifleur
Gossifleur
Gossifleur is Milo's first known Pokémon. It was first used to battle Henry's Steeler, but was quickly defeated.

None of Gossifleur's moves are known.

Debut Watch Out!! Strong Rivals
Milo's Eldegoss
Eldegoss Dynamax icon.png
Eldegoss is Milo's second known Pokémon. Milo used it in his Gym battle against Henry. In its Dynamaxed state, it briefly fought Henry's Lancelot before Henry countered by Dynamaxing as well.

None of Eldegoss's moves are known*.
While Dynamaxed, it can use Max Overgrowth and Max Strike.

Debut Watch Out!! Strong Rivals
Milo's Appletun
Appletun
Appletun is Milo's third known Pokémon. It was first used to battle against Oleana's Froslass at Rose Tower.

None of Appletun's moves are known.

Debut Rumble!! The Horrific Darkest Day

In the TCG

This listing is of cards mentioning or featuring Milo or his Pokémon in the Pokémon Trading Card Game.

Milo's Pokémon
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a green background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Expansion
Rarity # Japanese
Expansion
Rarity #
Flapple Grass Astral Radiance TGH TG02/TG30 VMAX Climax CHR 186/184
Other related cards
Card Type English
Expansion
Rarity # Japanese
Expansion
Rarity #
Milo Su Rebel Clash Uncommon 161/192 VMAX Rising U 067/070
Rebel Clash Rare Ultra 190/192 VMAX Rising SR 078/070
Rebel Clash Rare Secret 201/192 VMAX Rising HR 083/070
      S-P Promotional cards   078/S-P
Champion's Path Uncommon 057/073      
Astral Radiance TGU TG27/TG30 VMAX Climax SR 275/184
 


Trivia

Icon of Turffield Orchards, Milo's sponsor

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese ヤロー Yarrow From yarrow and 野 ya (field)
English, Brazilian Portuguese Milo From Achillea millefolium (yarrow) and μήλο mílo (Greek for apple)
German Yarro From his Japanese name
Spanish Percy From perejil bravío (yarrow)
French Percy From persil à dinde (yarrow)
Italian Yarrow From his Japanese name
Korean 아킬 Akil From Achillea millefolium (yarrow)
Chinese (Mandarin) 亞洛 Yǎluò
亚洛 Yàluò
Transcription of his Japanese name
Chinese (Cantonese) 亞洛 Alok Mandarin-based transcription of his Japanese name
Russian Майло Maylo Transcription of his English name
Thai ยาร์โรว์ Yaro Transcription of his Japanese name

Related articles

References


Gym Leaders of the Galar region
Turffield Stadium Grass Badge
GST Milo icon.png
Milo
Hulbury Stadium Water Badge
GST Nessa icon.png
Nessa
Motostoke Stadium Fire Badge
GST Kabu icon.png
Kabu
Stow-on-Side Stadium Fighting Badge
GST Bea icon.png GST Allister icon.png
Ghost Badge
Bea Allister
Ballonlea Stadium Fairy Badge
GST Opal icon.png GST Bede icon.png
Opal Bede
Circhester Stadium Rock Badge
GST Gordie icon.png GST Melony icon.png
Ice Badge
Gordie Melony
Spikemuth Gym Dark Badge
GST Piers icon.png GST Marnie icon.png
Piers Marnie
Hammerlocke Stadium Dragon Badge
GST Raihan icon.png
Raihan


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