Victor (game)

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Victor
マサル Masaru
Sword Shield Male Trainer.png
Official artwork from Pokémon Sword and Shield
Gender Male
Eye color Brown*, Light blue*, Gray*
Hair color Brown*, Blond*, Black*
Hometown Unknown
Region Galar
Trainer class Pokémon Trainer, player character
Generation VIII
Games Sword and Shield

Victor (Japanese: マサル Masaru) is the male player character in Pokémon Sword and Shield. His female counterpart is Gloria.

In the games

Artwork

Sword Shield Male Trainer Gym Challenge Uniform.png
Artwork of Victor in his Gym uniform

Sprites

SwSh Prerelease player selection.png
Choosing the player's appearance
at the beginning of Sword and Shield

Trivia

  • Pre-release media referred to Victor as both "Victor" and "Sword" (Japanese: ソード Sword, Korean: 소드 Sword).

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese マサル Masaru From 勝る masaru (to surpass). Forms a pun of 勝利 shōri (victory) and 優勝 yūshō (championship) with ユウリ Yūri (Gloria)
English, French, German
Italian, Spanish
Victor From victory
Korean 승재 Seungjae From 승 (勝) seung (victory) and 재 (才) jae (talent). Forms a pun of 승리 (勝利) seungni (victory) and 우승 (優勝) useung (championship) with 우리 Uri (Gloria)



Core series: RedLeafEthanKrisLyraBrendanMay
LucasDawnHilbertHildaNateRosaCalemSerena
ElioSeleneChaseElaineVictorGloria
Side series: WesMichael
Spin-off games: MarkMintTodd SnapLucy Fleetfoot
LunickSolanaKellynKateBenSummer
HeroHeroineTim GoodmanScottieBettie

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