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ミツル Mitsuru
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Wally.png
Art from Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
Age 10ORAS
Gender Male
Eye color Ice blue
Hair color Tea green
Hometown Petalburg City
Region Hoenn
Relatives Wanda (cousin), unnamed aunt and uncle, unnamed mother and father
Trainer class Pokémon Trainer
Generation III, VI, VII
Games Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald
Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon, Masters
English voice actor Unknown (Masters)
Japanese voice actor Ayumu Murase (Masters)
Manga counterpart(s) Wally

Wally (Japanese: ミツル Mitsuru) is one of the two rival characters in Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire, Emerald, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire, the other being Brendan/May. He is the first rival not to be the player's first battle, and the first rival not to receive a starter Pokémon from the selection of starters presented to the player. In Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Wally in his later battles possesses a Gallade that can Mega Evolve with his handmade wooden Mega Pendant, which holds his Key Stone. The Mega Pendant is shaped like a Gallade's head.

Wally is a young, sickly boy who just moved to Petalburg City. Despite his illness, his dream is to train Pokémon. In his room, in Petalburg City, there are a lot of books about how to raise and battle with Pokémon covered in sticky notes, a notebook which has been written and erased again and again and a terrestrial globe with pins in places in the Kalos and Unova regions, suggesting that he has been wanting to go outside and catch Pokémon for a long time.

His illness is never explained, but his symptoms appear to clear up in clean air, suggesting that it is either acute bronchitis or asthma.

In the games

In Pokémon Ruby, and Sapphire, Emerald, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire, Wally is a sickly young boy who first appears in Petalburg City, asking Norman, the Petalburg Gym Leader, to help him catch a Pokémon before he moves to Verdanturf Town to live with his aunt and uncle. Norman asks his child, the player, to assist Wally and loans Wally a Zigzagoon. Using this Pokémon, Wally is able to capture a Ralts. In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, after catching his Ralts, Wally will give the player a new app for their PokéNav as thanks, the PlayNav.

Wally shows up again later in Mauville City, pleading with his uncle to let him challenge Wattson. He battles the player to prove his strength, but loses. He decides his uncle is right but says he will train to become stronger.

Wally eventually runs away from home and challenges the player at Victory Road, seemingly recovered from his illness. In Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald, he remains at Victory Road and can be rematched after the player has entered the Hall of Fame.

In the remakes of Ruby and Sapphire, Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Wally's Ralts eventually evolves into a Gallade instead of a Gardevoir. At some point in the game, Wally also obtains a Key Stone and Mega Pendant, allowing his Gallade to Mega Evolve. He is also revealed to have obtained all eight badges before the player meets Wally at Victory Road as he becomes a Certified Trainer at every Gym. The player can follow Wally's progress on the Hoenn News Network and see his name on the Gym statues starting from the time Mt. Chimney is explored.

In the Delta Episode, Wally is being harassed by CourtneyAS/MattOR who attempts to steal his Key Stone. Wally thanks the player when the player defeats Courtney/Matt, but reveals that his Key Stone had already disappeared before the Admin had arrived. At the end of the Delta Episode, Wally leaves his home again, with his Key Stone having been returned by the player.

Later on, Wally arrives at the Battle Resort with an S. S. Ticket from Norman and grows stronger through his time at the Battle Resort. Wally re-battles the player at the Battle Maison but can only be battled again once the player has beaten one of the Battle Chatelaines in a Super Battle. Wally can also be selected as a partner for the Multi Battle challenge at the Battle Maison. Through his time at the Battle Maison, Wally is revealed to have met a lot of people who have helped him grow as a Trainer. He is revealed to be a strategic, enthusiastic Trainer who studies various move combinations and the allocation of base stats, who is willing to change his team make-up and Pokémon's moves to become stronger.

In Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon, Wally appears in Alola's Battle Tree as an opponent the player can battle and subsequently recruit.

Trainer's Eyes/Match Call

PKMN Trainer WallyRS / PKMN Lover WallyE / Pokémon Trainer WallyORAS

We let it all hang out.RSE / We put everything we have into it!ORAS
Trainer's Pokémon
The 1st Pokémon I caught.RSE / The first Pokémon I ever caught.ORAS
Pokémon and I have grown stronger together.RSE / My Pokémon and I have grown stronger together.ORAS


Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald

Capture tutorial

Norman loans this Pokémon to Wally to show him how to catch Pokémon.

Caught in tutorial
Spr 3e 280.png
Psychic Unknown
Held item:
Ralts Lv.5
First battle

Second battle and rematches

In Pokémon Emerald, the rematch battles are available after entering the Hall of Fame.

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

Capture tutorial

Norman loans this Pokémon to Wally to show him how to catch Pokémon.

Caught in tutorial
Psychic Fairy
Held item:
None.png None None.png
Ralts Lv.5
Normal Status
First battle

Second battle

Third battle

Wally will only appear once the player defeats a Battle Chatelaine in a Super Battle at the Battle Maison.

Fourth battle onwards

Wally has a 1% chance of giving the player an Ability Capsule upon being defeated.

Battle Maison Multi Battle

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

Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon

Wally's Pokémon are kept in Ultra Balls.

Battle Tree

Wally uses three of these Pokémon in Single Battles, four in Double Battles, and two in Multi Battles.


Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald

Petalburg Gym
"Um… I… I'd like to get a Pokémon, please…
"I'm going to go stay with my relatives in Verdanturf Town. I thought I would be lonely by myself, so I wanted to take a Pokémon along. But I've never caught a Pokémon before. I don't know how…"
"Oh, wow! A Pokémon!"
"Oh, wow! Thank you!"
"<player>… Would you really come with me?"
Route 102
"<player>… Pokémon hide in tall grass like this, don't they? Please watch me and see if I can catch one properly. …Whoa!"
"You throw a Ball now, right? I… I'll do my best!"
"I did it… It's my… My Pokémon! <player>, thank you! Let's go back to the Gym!"
Petalburg Gym (after catching tutorial)
"Thank you, yes, it did. Here's your Pokémon back. <player>, thank you for coming along with me. You two are why I was able to catch my Pokémon. I promise I'll take really good care of it. Oh! My mom's waiting for me, so I have to go! Bye, <player>!
Mauville City
  • Before battle
"Aww, Uncle, please? I want to challenge this Gym and see how much better I've become. Please? May I, please?"
"I'm not pushing it. If I combine forces with Ralts, we can beat anyone!"
"Oh! Hi, <player>! I've gotten a lot stronger since we met. <Player>, I want you and my Uncle to understand that. <Player>, please, will you have a battle with me?"/"<Player>, please! Battle with me, please."
Yes: "<player>, thank you. Okay… Here I come!"
No: "Oh… If you won't battle me, <player>, my Uncle won't know that I've become really strong."
  • Being defeated
"… … … … … … … … … … … … … … … I lost…"
  • After being defeated
"Uncle… I'll go back to Verdanturf…"
"<player>, thank you. Being a Trainer is tough, isn't it? It's not enough just to have Pokémon and make them battle. That isn't what being a real Trainer is about."
Match CallE
"Oh, hello, <player>! I just wanted to tell you that my uncle bought me a PokéNav! Now I can get in touch with you anytime, <player>!"
Wanda's house (Verdanturf Town)
"I lost to you, <player>, but I'm not feeling down anymore. Because I have a new purpose in life. Together with my Ralts, I'm going to challenge Pokémon Gyms and become a great Trainer. Please watch me, <player>. I'm going to be stronger than you. When I do, I'm going to challenge you to another battle."
  • If talked to once again
"Please watch me, <player>. I'm going to get stronger than you. When I do, I'm going to challenge you to another battle."
Victory Road
  • Before battle
"Hi! <player>! I bet you're surprised to see me here! I made it all the way here, and it's all thanks to you! <Player>, losing to you that time made me stronger! But I'm not going to lose anymore! I'm going to win! For the Pokémon who gave me courage and strength! Okay… Here I come! "
  • Being defeated
"Wow! <player>, you are strong, after all!"
  • After being defeated
"I couldn't beat you today, <player>, but one of these days, I'll catch up to you!"
Victory Road (post-gameE)
  • Before battle
"Hi! <player>! I've gotten stronger since that last time! I wanted to show you, <player>! Okay… Here I come! "
  • Being defeated
"Wow! <player>, you are strong, after all!"
  • After being defeated
"I couldn't beat you this time, too… But one of these days, <player>, I'm going to catch up to you…And challenge the Pokémon League!"

Match CallE

  • After registering Wally in the Match Call
"Oh, <player>! I've been getting healthier and more physically fit. I hope I can become a trainer like you soon, <player>!"
"<player>, hello! After Rusturf Tunnel went through, Wanda's been very happy!"
"Oh, <player>! I…I left my uncle's place in Verdanturf without telling anyone. I wonder if he's furious with me… <player>, you understand how I feel, don't you?"
"<player>? It's me, Wally! The world of trainers is amazing! When I have my Pokémon with me, all sorts of people say hi! It's as if everyone's getting connected through Pokémon!"
"<player>? It's awesome! That Ralts we caught together? It evolved, <player>! Maybe I'm talented…Oh, but I shouldn't get a big head like that! After all it's the Pokémon that should be praised!"
  • After defeating Wally at Victory Road
"Oh, <player>! Before I met you, I hardly ever left my house…But now, I'm on my adventure with my very own Pokémon…<player>…Thank you…"

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

Petalburg Gym
  • First time
"Um… E-excuse me… I…I'd like to get a Pokémon, please…"
"Y-yes… I'm supposed to go stay with my relatives in Verdanturf Town for a while. But I thought I might be lonely by myself, so I wanted to bring a Pokémon with me. But I've never caught a Pokémon by myself… I'm not sure if I can."
"Oh, wow… Your Pokémon, sir?"
"Th-thank you, Mr. Norman! Um…<player>? You will… You will come with me, right?"
  • After catching tutorial
"Yes, it did! Thank you! Let me give you back your Pokémon, sir."
"And you, <player>… Thank you so much for coming with me. It was all thanks to you two that I was able to catch Ralts. My very own Ralts… I will always, always treasure it! …Oh! I know! It's not much of a thank-you, but…um…<player>? Will you let me see your PokéNav Plus for a second?"
"OK, that and…ummm…there!"
"I read in a book how you can use the PlayNav to take care of your Pokémon and train them. And there's even supposed to be this thing called the PSS, where you can meet up with other Trainers and battle friends and more! I've wanted to have my own Pokémon for so long…and do all those kinda things together… So I've had all these kinds of apps installed on my PokéNav Plus for ages! Embarrassing, huh? I'm going to try my best together with Ralts. You do your best, too, <player>! Oh, but my mom's waiting for me. I've got to get going! I hope we'll meet again, <player>! And you, too, Mr. Norman!"
Route 102
"<player>… Pokémon hide in tall grass like this, don't they?"
"P-please stay there to watch and see if I can catch one properly."
  • During catching tutorial
"I'm su-supposed to try to weaken the Pokémon before I throw my Poké Ball, right? I read that in a book recently."
  • After catching tutorial
"I did it… It's my… My own Pokémon! Thanks so much, <player>! Let's head back to the Gym!"
Mauville City
  • First time entering the city
"Wow! So this is Mauville City!"
"No, thank you! I want to challenge the Gym right away!"
"Let me see… I'm pretty sure the Gym is…"
"Yup! Straight ahead this way! Just through the inner courtyard!"
"Uncle, I'm begging you! I want to challenge this Gym to see how much stronger I've become! Please! You'll let me, won't you?"
"I'm not pushing it! If it's me and my Ralts, we can beat anyone!"
"Ah! <player>! Ralts and I have gotten a lot stronger since we first met. Growing together! I want to prove that to you and my uncle both, <player>."
"Please…help me once more… And have a battle with me!"
Yes: "Thank you, <player>. OK. Here we go!"
"We're going to win this, Ralts! We have to!"
No: "But if you won’t battle against me, <player>… I don’t think my uncle will believe that I've really gotten stronger."
  • After refusing and talking to again
"<player>, please! Battle with me!"
  • Being defeated
"Wow… You really are strong, <player>!"
  • After being defeated
"Uncle… I'll go back to Verdanturf…"
"<player>, thank you… Being a Trainer is tough, isn't it? It's not enough just to battle with your Pokémon. I can't become a true Trainer like that… Not really…"
"…Yes, Uncle."
"I… I'm definitely… I'm going to get stronger. Much, much stronger! I feel like I learned a lot from just one Pokémon battle with you… About my own limits…and Ralts's…"
"So…um… That's why… <player>… If it's all right… Could I…"
"Could I call you…my r-riv—"
"Ah, never mind! S-sorry! It was nothing! Please forget about it!"
  • Arriving after obtaining the Balance Badge
"Phew… It's actually pretty far, isn't it? All the way here to Mauville…"
"So that must be Route 118 ahead… I wonder what kind of Pokémon I'll meet there. I can't wait to find out!"
"I'll see you later, <player>! I'm going straight to Route 118! Let's definitely have a battle next time we meet! It's a promise, OK? And you can't break a promise!"
Petalburg City
  • First time
"Ah! <player>! Mr. Norman!"
"I haven't seen the two of you in some time. What a coincidence! I just came back to my parents' house to grab something I'd forgotten."
"R-really? You really think so? Hehe… Thank you! That's so nice of you to say!"
"Yes, sir! I will do my best to become as strong as <player>, sir!"
"I guess I had better start out, then. I'm off for now, Dad! See you next time!"
"Um. Come on, <player>! Let's go together!"
"OK! We're off!"
"Mr. Norman told us to keep going beyond Route 118, didn't he… Let me check my AreaNav…"
"Route 118 is the one east of Mauville City, huh? <player>! Since we're both here anyway, let's go to Mauville together! I'm definitely planning on going to check out Route 118 like your dad said!"
Victory Road
  • Before battle
"Ah! <player>! I bet you must be surprised to see me in a place like this! That promise that we made back then… Thank you for keeping your end of it. It was really all thanks to you that I could make it this far, <player>. It was only because I lost to you back then that I could become even stronger. I'm sure that you and your Pokémon must have had to overcome a lot, too… To make it all the way here. Right, <player>? Everyone's grown so much… And now we'll get to see just what we all can do. Standing here facing you again gives me chills… …But I won't give up! I won't lose anymore. My Pokémon have given me the courage and strength to fight. I have to win for their sake! So get ready… Here I come!"
  • Being defeated
"… I've lost…"
  • After being defeated
"… … Arghhh!!! … … …Hah. <player>, you… And your Pokémon, too… Thank you for not holding back when you battled against us… For not holding back when you beat us… And… Gallade… Everyone…. Thank you so much… I feel like I've been able to take another step forward thanks to you! Oh! I know! I'll give you this to keep. I hope it will always remind you of your battle with me… and with Gallade and the rest of my team. If you have a male Kirlia as one of your partners, <player>, I hope that you might use that Dawn Stone on it for me. I couldn't beat you this time, <player>. But I'll stay here and continue training. And one day… Look out! I swear I'll catch up to you one day! When I do, promise we'll battle again! That's a promise I intend to live up to!"
Battle Resort
  • Upon entering the Battle Resort for the first time
"Ah! <player>! So you came, too! Mr. Norman actually gave me a ticket as well. I just got here a little while ago. So this is the Battle Resort… A tropical paradise that only the lucky few get to visit…"
"I'm getting pumped just standing here! Let's check it out!"
"I'm s-sorry, ma'am, sir…Running into you like that…"
  • After encountering Team Aqua/Magma
"Wow… Incredible…"
"Oh, is that right? But where can we battle?"
"No, I don't…"
"Thank you very much. We will be sure to do that!"
"The Battle Maison…"
"I'm curious about what kind of place it is, but I think I'll take a look around the island first. I've never been so far from home before, and I've never visited anything like a resort! So I'll be off exploring, <player>… But I'll see you later! I hope we can battle again, here in this resort!"
Battle Maison
"I hope you can bear with me, <player!> I'm going to take this chance to study how a Champion fights from right up close!"
  • After ending the Multi Battle challenge
"O-oh… That's too bad… I hope you'll ask me again someday…"
  • After 20 consecutive wins at the Multi Battle challenge
"Thank you so much, <player>! Me and my Pokémon both gained a lot from being able to fight beside you!"
  • After losing the Multi Battle challenge
"I'm s-sorry… I guess me and my team just got in your way…"
  • After the monument is built
"This monument was built to commemorate you, wasn't it? That's amazing! You really are Hoenn's top Trainer, <player>."
"Umm… You are…?"
"That many?!"
"I see…"
"So there are still other Trainers who are that passionate about Pokémon battles… Wow! I feel like trying harder seeing that. I'm sure I can still become stronger! I'll see you later then, <player>! I'm going off to train some more!"
  • Before battle (first time)
"<player>! How are you doing? I've been training nonstop—so I was taking a short rest. Since I managed to run into you, <player>, it seems like this will be a perfect chance to see how much I've improved!"
  • Being defeated (first time)
"Ugh. So this is my limit."
  • If talked to after being defeated
"I knew my team makeup was still off. Then…I guess I need to take this guy out. No, if I do that, I'll be wide open for… Hmm… Then if I replace this move here… Yeah… Yeah, that should do it! Oh! Excuse me! I couldn't help myself! But you're just as brilliant in battle as ever, <player>! Still, don't you count on me just losing to you forever. I've met a lot of people who have helped me grow since coming to the Battle Resort, and it has reminded me all over again how much fun it is to really go all out in battle! Thanks again, <player>! Let's battle again sometime!"
  • Before battle (rematch)
"<Player>! Please see how much my training has accomplished! This time my team is the best it can be!"
  • Being defeated (rematch)
"Hah…hah… Here, <player>… Take this, hah, with my thanks."
  • If talked to after being defeated (rematch)
"Hah…hah… Maybe I need to start again from scratch. But you performed as well as I'd expect, <player>! You even beat the best team I could put together! And, well, Pokémon battling really is great, isn't it? When I get to spend every day training and battling like this, I really can't help thinking, so… I enjoy every day so much that I really think I finally found where I belong. I…I'm going to keep getting stronger! So please battle with me again!"
Delta Episode
Petalburg City
"I don't have it, I tell you!"
"Argh! Are you even listening? I've been telling you— Ah! <player>!"
"Thank you so much, <player>. That strange womanOR/manAS suddenly attacked me, demanding that I hand over my Key Stone. The truth is I couldn't give it to herOR/himAS even if I wanted to. My Key Stone is gone… I left it in the house when I went out, and it just disappeared. What in the world is going on? If someone like that ever shows up again... I've gotta protect my mom and dad. You be careful, too, <player>!"
  • Inside the house
"Who in the world would steal my Key Stone…"
  • End of episode
"I'll be leaving, then. Good-bye, Mom! Bye, Dad!"
"Of course! My Pokémon and I are fit for anything! See, <player> got my Key Stone back for me. And Mr. Norman gave me a ticket to a resort that sounds really neat. I can't wait to go and check it out!"

Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon

Battle Tree
  • Before battle
"I trained in Hoenn to take on the world. Please have a look at my results!"
  • Being defeated
"I've lost…"
  • If the player is defeated
"Let's battle again sometime!"

Pokémon Masters

Menu interface (voice clips)
  • After being recruited
"N-nice to meet you! I'm Wally. My Pokémon and I are always moving forward together, little by little, day by day!"
  • Sync pair viewer
"I-I'm definitely going to get stronger. Much, much, stronger."
"I won't give up. My Pokémon have given me the courage and strength to fight. I have to win--for their sake!"
  • Upon leveling-up
"All right. We're even stronger now."
  • Upon reaching max level
"When my Pokémon and I work together, we're unbeatable!"
  • Upon unlocking a new level cap
"We'll keep pushing past our limits, you'll see."
  • During conversation
Battle interface (voice clips)
  • VS screen
"We're going to win this!"
  • Battle start
"Do it!"
  • Using Pokémon move
"Right there!"
  • Using item
"Here goes!"
  • Using Trainer move
"Perfect timing!"
  • Using Sync Move
"Get ready, here I come!"
  • Defeat
Story Event - Serena's Dessert Party
  • On the Hunt for Berries
"Go for it, Gallade!"
"What? You missed? Well, that's OK. Everyone has off days."
"Ahhh! Serena?! I-I'm sorry. I was so caught up in our training..."
"I am! Our goal is to train together and get stronger, after all!"
"But he seems a little out of it today."
"Usually, he understands exactly what I'm thinking..."
"Um... Could I help out with that party, too?"
"I'm always relying on Gallade. This is my chance to help him out for a change."
  • Surprise Setback
  • Time to Join Forces!
"She's right!"
"In fact, it's thanks to you that we're working hard to do something nice for our Pokémon."
"Someone might've seen the thief take them."
"A-are we going to fight them?"
  • If You Play with Fire
"So, give them back to us!"
  • The Sweetest Cure-All
"Gallade seems to be back to his old self again, too."
"He should be able to understand exactly what I'm feeling now!"


Ruby Sapphire Wally.png Jirachi Encounter.png Wally ORAS concept art.png Wally with Mega Gallade.png
Official artwork from Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald Encountering Jirachi with May Conceptual artwork from
Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
With his Mega Gallade and Mega Pendant


Spr RS Wally.png RS Wally Back.png VSWally.png VSWally 2.png Spr SM Wally.png VSWally SM.png
Sprite from
Generation III
Back sprite
from Gen III
VS model from
Generation VI
VS model with Mega Pendant
from Generation VI
In-battle model from
Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon
VS model from
Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon
Wally OD.png Wally ORAS OD.png Wally 2 ORAS OD.png ORAS Wally Icon.png Wally SM OD.png
Overworld sprite
from Gen III
Overworld model
from Generation VI
Overworld model with Mega Pendant
from Generation VI
Battle Maison icon
from Generation VI
Overworld model
Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon
Spr Masters Wally.png VSWally Masters.png
Model from
VS Model from

In the anime

In the Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer

Wally briefly appeared in the Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer as part of a team with Silver and Hugh.

In the manga

Wally in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Main article: Wally (Adventures)

Wally appears as a major supporting character in Pokémon Adventures.

In the TCG


Artwork from the cards:

Wally Training.png
Raising his Pokémon


This listing is of cards mentioning or featuring Wally or his Pokémon in the Pokémon Trading Card Game.

Wally's Pokémon
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a silver background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Rarity # Japanese
Rarity #
Gallade Psychic Cosmic Eclipse Rare Holo 82/236 Dream League R 027/049
Cosmic Eclipse Rare Secret 244/236 Dream League CHR 057/049
Other related cards
Card Type English
Rarity # Japanese
Rarity #
Wally's Training T [Su] EX Sandstorm Uncommon 89/100 Miracle of the Desert Uncommon 052/053r
EX Emerald Uncommon 85/106      
Wally Su Roaring Skies Uncommon 94/108 Emerald Break U 076/078
Roaring Skies Rare Ultra 107/108 Emerald Break SR 089/078
Generations Uncommon RC27/RC32 PokéKyun Collection U 032/032
      Ultra Moon Deck Build Box   036/041


  • In Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire, Wally challenges the player near the exit of Victory Road, whereas in Emerald, he is met after crossing the first bridge. Despite this, the rematches with him occur near the end of Victory Road, regardless of the game.
  • In the Generation III games, it is possible for the capture tutorial to end with Ralts fainting. This can only happen if Zigzagoon is generated with 11 Attack, and the wild Ralts has a Nature that lowers Defense, an IV of 3 or less in HP, and 5 or less in Defense. With all this, Zigzagoon can do a maximum of 10 damage with its first Tackle, and after Growl is used on it, 7 with its second. This makes for a total of 17 damage, just enough to knock out Ralts. However, the game continues on as if it had been caught. The probability of this occurring is (182/800)*(4/25)*(4/32)*(6/32)*(5/16)*(7/16), or about 1 in 8574.
    • In the Generation III games, it is also possible for Wally to catch a Shiny Ralts in the tutorial. However, it will not stay Shiny in subsequent battles.
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  • In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, after the player defeats MaxieOR or ArchieAS at Mt. Chimney, Wally is listed as a certified Trainer at all Hoenn Pokémon Gyms.
    • As the player visits Lavaridge Town after these events, all Gyms from that point onward (including the Petalburg Gym) list Wally's name first, while Wally's name appears after the player's name at the first three Gyms.
  • In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, when Wally is battled on Victory Road, he gets his own battle theme, unlike in the original games. This later becomes his encounter theme when he is rematched at the Battle Resort.
  • Wally shares his Italian name with Grant: they both go by the name of Lino.
  • Prior to Sun and Moon, Wally shared his Chinese name with Dawn.
  • Before the catching tutorial, Wally is given a Poké Ball by Norman, as he appears to not have any. In Generation III, this is true, but in Generation VI, Wally is shown to have 15 Poké Balls in his Bag during the tutorial.


Language Name Origin
Japanese ミツル Mitsuru From 蔓 tsuru, vine. May also be from 鶴 tsuru (crane), in reference to the act of folding one thousand origami cranes.
English Wally Possibly from Walter, meaning "ruler of the army". Could also be from "Wallace" meaning "foreigner" or "stranger".
French Timmy Possibly from timide, timid
German Heiko Diminutive of Heinrich (German cognate of Henry), meaning "home ruler"
Italian Lino From Λῖνος Linos (the personification of dirge or lamentation in ancient Greek mythology) or lino (flax)
Spanish Blasco From blass, German for pale
Korean 민진 Minjin Possibly from 閔 min (to grieve; to urge on) and 進 jin (progression). Coincidentally, his name may also refer to 珉 min (jade-like stone) and 榛 jin (hazel). Both are objects with shades of green similar to Wally's color pallet.
Chinese (Mandarin) 滿充 / 满充 Mǎnchōng * From 充滿 / 充满 chōngmǎn (brimming)
小光 Xiǎo Guāng * From 光 mitsuru. Literally "young light"
Chinese (Cantonese) 滿充 Múhnchūng * From 充滿 chūngmúhn (brimming)
小光 Síu Gwōng * From 光 mitsuru. Literally "young light"
Russian Уолли Uolli Transcription of English name
Thai มิสึรุ Mitsuru Transliteration of Japanese name
Vietnamese Mitsuru Transliteration of his Japanese name.

Rival characters

Capture tutors
Old manPrimoProfessor OakDudeEthan/LyraWallyLucas/Dawn
Professor JuniperBiancaCalem/SerenaProfessor KukuiLeon

Non-player characters in the core series games
Hoenn Professor BirchMomMayBrendanWallyWandaSteven StoneWallaceScottMr. BrineyMr. StoneGabby and TyLanette
BrigetteProfessor CozmoPokémon Fan Club ChairmanRydelWinstrate familyCaptain SternTrick MasterTreasure HunterDock
ApprenticePokémon Center LadiesOld guysMr. BondingTealaAaruneLisiaZinniaLookerInverChazFossil ManiacKiriMemory Girl
Team AquaTeam MagmaGym LeadersElite FourFrontier BrainsBattle ChatelainesGym guideName RaterDay-Care CoupleStats judge
Alola Professor KukuiMomLillieNebbyHauRotomProfessor BurnetMolayneSamson OakRyukiMohn
Team SkullAether FoundationUltra Recon SquadTeam Rainbow Rocket
Trial CaptainsIsland KahunasElite FourName RaterJudgeMr. HyperGester

Characters appearing in Pokémon Masters
Pasio ScottieBettie
Kanto BrockMistyLt. SurgeErikaBlaineLoreleiBrunoAgathaJanineKogaBlueGiovanniLanceLeafProfessor OakRedSabrinaJessie
Johto KrisBugsyWhitneyPryceClairWillKarenLyraEthanSilverJasmine
Hoenn BrendanRoxanneBrawlyFlanneryNormanWinonaTateLizaPhoebeDrakeNolandGlaciaZinniaStevenWallaceWallyLucy
Sinnoh BarryRoarkGardeniaMayleneCrasher WakeCandiceFlintCherylMarleyThortonCynthiaFantinaDawn
Unova RosaClaySkylaBrycenIrisMarshalShauntalRoxieMarlonCherenHilbertHildaElesaCaitlinGrimsleyBurgh
Kalos GrantKorrinaRamosWulfricSieboldWikstromViolaCalemValerieClemontSerena
Alola HauOliviaSophoclesMinaHapuKahiliNanuAcerolaKukuiGuzmaPlumeria
NPCs PauloProfessor BellisLearSawyerRachelTristaTriciaTrinnia
MallowDarachJamesMeowthTeam Break

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