Trial Guide (Trainer class)

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Trial Guide
しれんサポーター Trial Supporter
Spr SM Trial Guide M.pngSpr SM Trial Guide F.png
In-battle models from Generation VII
Other names
Introduced in Generation VII
Appears in Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon
Gender Both
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A Trial Guide (Japanese: しれんサポーター Trial Supporter) is a type of Pokémon Trainer introduced in Generation VII. They are men and women who assist Trainers undergoing their island challenge. They act as gatekeepers, healers, and at times, even challengers.

Some Trial Guides will battle the player if they have defeated all the other Trainers in their respective area. These Trial Guides have Z-RingsSM or Z-Power RingsUSUM and use Z-Moves.



Spr SM Trial Guide M.pngSpr SM Trial Guide F.png VSTrial Guide M.pngVSTrial Guide F.png VSTrial Guide M 2.pngVSTrial Guide F 2.png VSTrial Guide M 2 USUM.png
In-battle models from
Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon
VS models from
Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon
VS models with Z-Rings from
Sun and Moon
VS model with a Z-Power Ring from
Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
Trial Guide m SM OD.pngTrial Guide f SM OD.png
Overworld models from
Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon

Trainer list

Pokémon Sun and Moon

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 考驗支援者 Háauyihm Jīwùhnjé
Mandarin 考驗支援者 / 考验支援者 Kǎoyàn Zhīyuánzhě
France Flag.png French Assistant Épreuve ()
Assistante Épreuve ()
Germany Flag.png German Prüfungshelfer ()
Prüfungshelferin ()
Italy Flag.png Italian Aiutante delle prove
South Korea Flag.png Korean 시련서포터 Siryeon Supporter
Spain Flag.png Spanish Ayudante de Prueba

Trainer classes in the Pokémon core series
Alola Ace DuoAce TrainerAether Branch ChiefAether FoundationAether Foundation Employee
Aether PresidentAthletic SiblingsBackpackerBeautyBellhopBlack BeltCaptainCollectorCookDancer
Eevee UserElite FourEspeon UserFirefighterFishermanFlareon UserGAME FREAKGentlemanGlaceon User
Golf BuddiesGolferHikerHoneymoonersIsland KahunaJanitorJolteon UserKarate FamilyLassLeafeon User
MadameOffice WorkerPokémon BreederPokémon ProfessorPokémon TrainerPolice OfficerPreschooler
PrincipalPunk GirlPunk GuyPunk PairRising StarRising Star DuoScientistSightseerSwimmerSwimmers
Swimmer GirlsSylveon UserTeacherTeam SkullTeam Skull AdminTeam Skull BossTeam Skull Grunt
Trial GuideTwinsUmbreon UserVaporeon UserVeteranVeteran DuoWorkerYoungsterYouth Athlete
ActorUSUMCapoeira CoupleUSUMDancing FamilyUSUMKantonian GymUSUMMaster & ApprenticeUSUM
ReporterUSUMSparring PartnersUSUMSurferUSUMTeam AquaUSUMTeam FlareUSUMTeam GalacticUSUM
Team MagmaUSUMTeam PlasmaUSUMTeam Rainbow RocketUSUMTeam Rainbow Rocket GruntUSUM
Tourist CoupleUSUMUltra Forest KartenvoyUSUltra Recon SquadUSUM
Battle Tree, Battle Royal Dome, and Battle Agency only:
Battle LegendPokémon Center LadyPro Wrestler

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