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If you were looking for the character from Hoenn, see Shauna (Hoenn).
サナ Sana
XY Shauna.png
Artwork from X and Y by Ken Sugimori[1]
Age Unknown
Gender Female
Eye color Green
Hair color Brown
Hometown Unknown
Region Kalos
Trainer class Pokémon Trainer
Generation VI, VII, VIII, IX
Counterpart(s) Shauna (Masters)
Games X and Y, Masters EX
English voice actor Daisy Guevara[2] (Masters EX)
Japanese voice actor Asami Shimoda (Masters EX)
Anime series Pokémon the Series
Pokémon Evolutions
Debut Summer of Discovery! (Series)
The Visionary (Evolutions)
Counterpart(s) Shauna (anime)
English voice actor Jo Armeniox (Series)
Japanese voice actor Yurie Kobori (Series)
Manga series Pokémon Adventures
Pocket Monsters XY
Counterpart(s) Shauna (Adventures)
Debut An X-cuse to Come Out and Play (Adventures)

Shauna (Japanese: サナ Sana) is a friend and rival of the player in Pokémon X and Y.

In the core series games

Shauna and Calem in Vaniville Town
Shauna watching the fireworks with Serena

Shauna appears in Pokémon X and Y as a friend of the player. Shauna is energetic and curious about her friends' progress in their travels, though she lacks a clear goal herself. She also enjoys solving puzzles, and is a friend of Clemont and Bonnie.

After the player becomes the Champion, she will trade the player the unevolved form of her first partner Pokémon in exchange for any Pokémon owned by the player.

Shauna also appears as one of the player's partners in the Battle Maison when choosing Multi Battle.


First battle

Winning this battle is not mandatory. The player will not black out and the story will progress either way.

Chespin If the player chose Chespin:

Fennekin If the player chose Fennekin:

Froakie If the player chose Froakie:

Second battle

Chespin If the player chose Chespin:

Fennekin If the player chose Fennekin:

Froakie If the player chose Froakie:

Battle Maison Multi Battle

Shauna will always use these two Pokémon as the player's Multi Battle partner.

Traded to the player

Shauna will trade for any Pokémon the player chooses. This Pokémon will always have one perfect IV (Chespin: Attack, Fennekin: Special Attack, and Froakie: Speed).

Chespin If the player chose Chespin:

X and Y
Location Player's Pokémon Traded Pokémon English
Level Item Ability Nature English
Vaniville Town 000 Any Pokémon Froakie Froakie Froabble ゲコっち 5 None Torrent Jolly Shauna サナ 00037

Fennekin If the player chose Fennekin:

X and Y
Location Player's Pokémon Traded Pokémon English
Level Item Ability Nature English
Vaniville Town 000 Any Pokémon Chespin Chespin Chester ハリぼん 5 None Overgrow Adamant Shauna サナ 00037

Froakie If the player chose Froakie:

X and Y
Location Player's Pokémon Traded Pokémon English
Level Item Ability Nature English
Vaniville Town 000 Any Pokémon Fennekin Fennekin Kinniekins フォッぷ 5 None Blaze Modest Shauna サナ 00037

In the spin-off games

Pokémon Masters EX

Main article: Shauna (Masters)

Shauna forms a sync pair with Chesnaught and Klefki in Pokémon Masters EX. Shauna became a playable sync pair on January 16, 2023.

Shauna first appeared as an NPC during the Kalos chapter of the Villain Arc.

Sync Dex Trainer NDex Pokémon Type Weakness Role Base Potential Availability
#162 VSShauna Masters.png Shauna #0652 MastersIcon0652.png Chesnaught
GrassIC Masters.png
PsychicIC Masters.png
Masters Support.png ★★★★★☆EX Sync Pair Scout
#162 VSShauna Special Costume Masters.png Special Costume
#0707 MastersIcon0707.png Klefki
SteelIC Masters.png
GroundIC Masters.png
Masters Support.png ★★★★★☆EX Costume Sync Pair Scout


Sprites and models

VS model from
X and Y
Shauna XY OD.png XY Shauna Icon.png
Overworld model from
X and Y
Icon on the PSS from
X and Y


Main article: Shauna/Quotes

In the anime

Main series

Shauna in the anime
Main article: Shauna (anime)

Shauna has a recurring role in the Pokémon anime. She is a Pokémon Performer from Vaniville Town and one of Serena's rivals. She debuted in Summer of Discovery! along with her friends Tierno and Trevor.


Shauna briefly appeared in GOTCHA!.

Pokémon Evolutions

Shauna appeared in The Visionary. She and Serena joined Calem after he had defeated Lysandre at the Team Flare Secret HQ. When Lysandre started firing the ultimate weapon, the three young Trainers fled the HQ together. Afterwards, they witnessed the weapon sinking back into the ground.

In the manga

Pocket Monsters XY

Shauna appeared in Pocket Monsters XY.

Pokémon Adventures

Main article: Shauna (Adventures)

In the Pokémon Adventures manga, Shauna is an aspiring Furfrou groomer. Additionally, she is childhood friends with X, Y, Tierno, and Trevor. Unlike her game counterpart, she's known for being cynical and snarky a lot of the time.

In the TCG

Main article: Shauna (XY 127)

Shauna was introduced as a Supporter card in the Pokémon Trading Card Game during the English XY Series (the Japanese XY Era). First released in the Japanese Xerneas and Yveltal Half Decks, the Shauna card later debuted in English in the XY expansion, with each print featuring an illustration based on the official Ken Sugimori artwork for the character. With the same effect as Professor Oak's Research of Expedition Base Set, Shauna allows the player to shuffle their hand into their deck and draw five new cards.


  • Shauna is the only rival to offer a trade with the player.
  • Shauna battles the player less than any other rival, only battling them twice throughout the entire game.
  • Shauna's Trainer ID number is 00037.


Language Name Origin
Japanese サナ Sana From sana (Latin for healthy) or سناء sanāʼ (Arabic for brilliance)
English, Brazilian
Shauna Similar to her Japanese name
German, French Sannah Similar to her Japanese name
Spanish Xana Similar to her Japanese name
Italian Shana Similar to her Japanese name
Korean 사나 Sana Transcription of her Japanese name
Chinese (Mandarin) 莎娜 Shānà Transcription of her Japanese name
Chinese (Cantonese) 莎娜 Sānàh
Russian Шона Shona Transcription of English name
Vietnamese Sana Transcription of her Japanese name

See also


Rival characters
Core series BlueSilverBrendan/MayWallyBarryCherenBiancaNHugh
Spin-off games RonaldPauloLear

Non-player characters in the core series games
Kalos Professor SycamoreGraceCalemSerenaShaunaTiernoTrevorAlexaCassiusInverSinaDexioGurkinn
BonnieDianthaAZLookerEmmaMr. BondingPhil the Photo GuyMemory GirlPokémon Fan Club Chairman
Team FlareGym guideGym LeadersElite FourBattle ChatelainesName RaterDay-Care CoupleJudge

PM GreenBlueYellowGoldSilver
Professor OakBillBill's wife
BrockMistyLt. SurgeErikaSabrinaKogaBlaineGiovanniLoreleiBrunoAgathaLance
Professor ElmEarlClefairy RangersKurtDJ MaryChairmanKiyo
PMRS RubySapphireRedBlue
Professor BirchMr. StoneMr. BrineyMaxieTetsuyaRydelRydel's rival
Dr. TakedaScott
PMDP DiaKazuki
Professor RowanMarsLookerCharon
Dai FugōOkane Daisukī
PMBW BlackBiancaCheren
Professor JuniperNCedric JuniperGhetsis
PMXY ShaunaProfessor SycamoreSerena
PMSM HalaLillie

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