Template talk:CharInfobox

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We must have a "Elite Four/Champion" yes/no here. -- Taylor

Yeah, I knew I was forgetting stuff. There's a LOT of potential fields to be added to this. --Pie ~ 22:55, 15 December 2006 (UTC)

I am really regretting adding that Age box. Because apparently, our editors can't edit these pages like mature rational people who only are getting their information from canon sources, and are using it as an excuse to debate what they think the ages are. I'm considering just taking it out. --Pie ~ 17:07, 2 August 2007 (UTC)

Voice Actor/Seiyū?

Do you think we could add a segment listing their English and Japanese voice actors? --ケンジガール 07:03, 27 October 2007 (UTC)

That would be a good idea as part of the subtemplate animeyes. TTEchidna 18:06, 27 October 2007 (UTC)

Manga Counterpart

Similar to the Anime one. Isn't it needed?


Why does the infobox have those spaces in it? Particulary in the header and the age box. --ケンジガール 22:45, 15 September 2008 (UTC)

Probably inserted as part of Politoed666's project of trying to clear out the uncategorized templates. That "testing" edit I made was to see if this was indeed the case. --Shiningpikablu252 22:50, 15 September 2008 (UTC)
After further tests, I believe this is indeed the case. --Shiningpikablu252 22:54, 15 September 2008 (UTC)


Why do some of the movie characters have no tables while some do? *tc26* 12:40, 5 November 2008 (UTC)

Code outline

An outline of code for copy-pasting would be nice thanks, like other templates. — THE TROM — 03:25, 17 December 2008 (UTC)


Is there any way to make it so that there's not a huge gap between the template and the article (see Charon's history for more info)? ht14 16:54, 1 August 2009 (UTC)


Like it

  • This is really good stuff. TTE has been working really hard on this for the past couple of days.--Clarky13 23:22, 24 October 2009 (UTC)
  • This is very well done. however, I think TTE gets all the credit for fixing the template Nice job you two.--ForceFire 01:25, 25 October 2009 (UTC)

Hate it


I'm going to find someone like TTE or an expert in coding to make the boxes have switching capabilities so characters like May and Dawn switch artwork...--Psyライダー 20:19, 19 October 2009 (UTC)

Yeah. Trom fails at keeping promises. I'll make it up to you later. *wink* —darklordtrom 08:57, 21 October 2009 (UTC)
Expert in coding at your service. It's finished. Commentary opens tomorrow morning at 10. TTEchidna 10:13, 24 October 2009 (UTC)
Ahem? TTEchidna 23:01, 24 October 2009 (UTC)
Thanks a bunch TTE.--Psyライダー 23:16, 24 October 2009 (UTC)

Champion slot

Should the champ slot be filled in if the character has won a championship then continues to be a regular trainer i.e. Ash or Red from Adventures?

Of course, this discounts all the player characters in the main games, save perhaps GSCHGSS!Red. - Chosen of Mana - 21:32, 21 February 2010 (UTC)

This has been bugging me for a while

Wouldn't it have been easier to update the original character infobox into the new one? PokémonInfobox had no problems with this....--ForceFire 07:23, 22 February 2010 (UTC)

We didn't want to break all the pages while we update, so we made a new one in a new name, and after we changed them all - we merged the revisions from the old one into this one. Same result, same amount of work. What would've been easier? --electAbuzzzz 09:44, 22 February 2010 (UTC)

Roundy corners.

I request (One more and we have...) this template to be fixed so every browser can see the rounded corners (-moz-border-radius: 10px to {{Roundy|10px}}). wat 13:31, 1 June 2010 (UTC)

Updating a request; I was seeing Iris's article, and I noted that the Game Counterpart section's corners were wrong, they shouldn't be class="roundybl/br", change it to class="roundy". Masatoshi: Gen. II>All. Discuss. 23:44, 1 December 2010 (UTC)


I've noticed that a few characters (like Lunick) have a canon birthday, but it's listed in the Trivia section. Should another part be added to the template for birthdays? --Reversinator 15:14, 15 July 2010 (UTC)

Manga counterpart

Am I the only one who's annoyed with the "Manga counterpart" field? It's yet another thing that makes it seem like Pokemon Adventures was the only true Pokemon manga, which is not true. We might change this to "Adventures counterpart" but it'd still make Special seem more important than other mangas. We could also change this field to "Manga counterparts" (which would include counterparts from all mangas). If the latter, we'd have to delete the "Debut chapter" field (because we'd have to add a chapter for every manga, which would stretch the template, making it fugly). --Maxim 14:18, 10 August 2010 (UTC)

Trainer class parameter

Go take a look at Cilan, check the parameter and how wrong it looks, it should either be changed to {{roundy}}, or mix it with the Game counterpart parameter. Masatoshitalk 21:26, 1 February 2011 (UTC)

Blood type?

Maybe add a parser for it? It seems odd that the trivia for the Adventures-related characters are mostly about this. We could get rid of it as a result. ht14 01:20, 8 December 2011 (UTC)

I had been thinking the same thing but never brought it up. I've added it to the template. :D Jo the Marten ಠ_ಠ 01:32, 8 December 2011 (UTC)
The next thing to do is to edit the template again so that if "Blood Type" is the last field be filled in, then it gets rounded on the bottom. —darklordtrom 09:47, 16 February 2012 (UTC)
Done. But who is there that we know their blood type but not their hair or eye colour? Werdnae (talk) 02:15, 17 February 2012 (UTC)

Manga debut chapters

I was wondering, is there a way to make the chapter debut sections list multiple chapters like it's able to list multiple counterparts? I'm raising the point that Maxim made early; the whole "Adventures" being treated as the only manga thing. I can't seem to list more than one, and I'm not sure if there's a way to just not list the chapter at all. Ataro 14:50, 5 March 2012 (UTC)

Zodiac issue

Apparently there's an issue with the zodiac info. Gold for instance is a Cancer, not a Leo. Can someone modify the template to reflect this? ht14 21:29, 6 May 2012 (UTC)

Are the star signs actually mentioned in the manga? Is it actually relevant at all? Werdnae (talk) 21:35, 6 May 2012 (UTC)
That's another thing I'm curious about as well. I don't think there was any mention of their zodiac signs... ht14 22:19, 6 May 2012 (UTC)

Where is the manga?

The debut rounds of Bill (Adventures), Giovanni (Adventures) and Walker are invisible in their pages. I tried to open in three different browsers, but I still can't see "Debut round" in the Infobox, only when I open the source. Is something wrong? |) u |( e ® 04:52, 29 May 2012 (UTC)

The parsers for this template (roundnum and roundname) were apparently removed (possibly by accident). ht14 06:36, 29 May 2012 (UTC)
I already told you why. It's because the template was severally disorganized. I asked for the space where chapter titles go to be edited. Zesty opted for removing them, I guess. Ataro 06:59, 29 May 2012 (UTC)
I recall the converstaion, but this was in regards to the counterparts aspect for the most part, but hmm... maybe it wasn't placed there to begin with? ht14 07:00, 29 May 2012 (UTC)
Yes, but removing it removed it for all. I never intended for this to happen, but I'd take it up with Zesty to see if we can find a compromise. Ataro 07:05, 29 May 2012 (UTC)
What needs to happen is the template needs to be rebuilt to adjust for the fact that the code was clearly intended for game characters only. Relatively simple rebuild: just a rearrangement of existing parameters, maybe a couple of new ones. Using 'counterpart' parameters for non-counterpart information (As it was on the adventures pages) is far from ideal and often leads to inaccuracies or unexpected bugs. Werdnae (talk) 07:31, 29 May 2012 (UTC)
Well, it's working perfectly in Template:TrainerClassInfobox like with Youngster, maybe its code can be used to fix this one. I don't know how this works, though. The problem is that the pages that I mentioned in the beginning are not common characters with counterparts, they have their own pages. |) u |( e ® 15:07, 29 May 2012 (UTC)

Manga counterpart aligned right

[1] recently changed the layout of the table, but has accidentally aligned the manga counterpart section to be aligned right. Can an admin fix, please? TheChrisD RantsEdits 15:29, 8 August 2012 (UTC)

Oops, my bad. Should be fixed now. Thanks for pointing it out. Werdnae (talk) 02:47, 9 August 2012 (UTC)

Battle Chateau rank

As the rank are not the same as the games, how about making a rank into the infobox? KyleRGiggs 12:05, 20 March 2014 (UTC)

Commemorative print parameter

Commemorative prints are distinct from prints. The template should be updated ASAP to fix this. SatoMew2 (talk) 18:57, 12 August 2015 (UTC)

Fixed. --Spriteit (talk) 06:11, 13 August 2015 (UTC)

Trainer ID number

Some NPC Trainers have known IDs, thus the template should be changed to allow optional input of the ID instead of relegating it to trivia. SatoMew2 (talk) 09:23, 13 October 2015 (UTC)

Roundy on non-Leaders

From what I'm seeing in Chrome on Trial Captain pages such as Lana and Mallow, if "leader=no" and "specialist=yes", the Specialist row will have bottom-roundy but there will be no row with corresponding top-roundy. This makes that row look really sloppy and ugly. Is there any way to address this? Pumpkinking0192 (talk) 19:24, 8 January 2017 (UTC)

Was just coming to say the same thing when I noticed it on Plumeria. Can someone look into this? --Felthry (F.K.A. Xolroc) (talk) 23:30, 17 January 2017 (UTC)

Gender param adds unwanted Category

Right now, whenever you add something other than strictly "Female"/"Male" as gender, Category:Groups consisting of characters with different genders apparently gets added. Could we perhaps make this optional? It's really unfortunate for Clembot, for example. Nescientist (talk) 22:13, 24 January 2017 (UTC)

Adding Heights/Weights to Manga Infobox

Hello, As I was reading the trivia for both Red (Adventures) and Blue (Adventures), I noticed that their height and weight are listed under trivia.

My question: would it be easier and convenient to add their heights/weights to the infobox of the manga characters?

GideonKage (talk) 04:07, 13 February 2018 (UTC)GideonKage


I think the Trainer class parameter should be renamed to "Occupation" in order to include characters who are Operators, Contest Judges, DJs, lab assistants, battle judges... --Mikuri 23:49, 16 February 2018 (UTC)


For characters with manga counterparts, there's no bottom roundy for that section, such as on Barry (game). --Celadonkey 19:45, 6 June 2018 (UTC)

Thank you for editing it, ForceFire, but it's broken in a different way now: 7XhDd7J.png --Celadonkey 13:31, 7 June 2018 (UTC)
Great, that looks great now. Thanks! --Celadonkey 13:37, 7 June 2018 (UTC)

Full list of parameters

What are all of the parameters that this template currently has? sumwun (talk) 04:21, 2 December 2018 (UTC)


The official Pokémon GO Twitter recently revealed through a poll (see 1 and 2) that Spark is over 6 ft tall. Should height be added to the CharInfoBox template or is it better suited as a fact for the corresponding article (as the template does not support the height of a character)? JaxomNC (talk) 05:53, 11 March 2019 (UTC)

Logo field

For many characters, it may be useful to include the optional logo field similar to that of Template:Team Infobox.

E.g. For Gym Leaders, it could be a Gym Badge and for Villainous leaders, their team emblem. TehPerson (talk) 19:41, 5 May 2019 (UTC)

I made the code for implementing the Logo field, if we ever do it. It allows for up to 2 logos, as several characters may have 2 associations (e.g. Giovanni in Rocket and Gym). Also threw in some test cases for what it would look like mainspaced: User:TehPerson/CharInfobox
TehPerson (talk) 17:34, 6 May 2019 (UTC)

Live-action actors

With the release of Detective Pikachu, I suggest to add a parameter for live-action actors.--Magicknight94 (talk) 06:47, 13 May 2019 (UTC)


The infobox only allows one Champion field, we need to extend it to two for Ash Ketchum for the Orange League and Alola League.Roserade57 (talk) 08:29, 30 December 2019 (UTC)

Edit request

Could someone please replace {{{games|Purple, Pink, and Puce}}} with {{#replace:,|<br/>|{{{games|Purple, Pink, and Puce}}}}}, so that characters who appear in lots of games such as Giovanni don't end up having the infobox take up a disproportionate amount of space.--Tmwps (talk) 18:16, 29 October 2020 (UTC)

The replace parser function is not currently usable on Bulbapedia. Nescientist (talk) 20:31, 29 October 2020 (UTC)

Aging in the anime

This still links to Aging in the anime, which is now a redirect to the Passage of time section of Timeline (anime). Landfish7 11:14, 7 June 2023 (UTC)