Pilot (Trainer class)

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パイロット Pilot
Spr B2W2 Pilot.png
Pilot sprite from Black 2 and White 2
Other names
Introduced in Generation V
Appears in Black, White, Black 2, and White 2
Gender Male
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A Pilot (Japanese: パイロット Pilot) is a type of Trainer class introduced in Generation V. Pilots are depicted as men in typical airplane pilot uniforms carrying a personal bag. They specialize in Flying-type Pokémon.



Spr BW Pilot.png Spr B2W2 Pilot.png
Sprite from
Black and White
Sprite from
Black 2 and White 2
Pilot OD.png
Overworld sprite from
Generation V

Trainer list

Pokémon Black and White

See more: List of Battle Subway Trainers/Pilot

Pokémon Black 2 and White 2


  • In Pokémon GO, a Pilot refers to a Trainer who has earned at least 1,000 km across the distance of all their Pokémon trades.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 飛行員 Fēihàhngyùhn
Mandarin 飛行員 Fēixíngyuán
France Flag.png French Pilote
Germany Flag.png German Pilot
Italy Flag.png Italian Pilota
South Korea Flag.png Korean 파일럿 Pilot
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Piloto
Spain Flag.png Spanish Piloto

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
DirectorInstructorLeague ClubStudentTop Champion
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