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ガンピ Gampi
XY Wikstrom.png
Art from X and Y
Gender Male
Eye color Blue
Hair color Dull brown
Hometown Unknown
Region Kalos
Trainer class Elite Four
Generation VI
Games X and Y, Masters EX
Elite Four of Pokémon League (Kalos)
Specializes in Steel types
Game animation debut GOTCHA!
English voice actor N/A (Masters EX)
Japanese voice actor N/A (Masters EX)
Anime debut Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction
English voice actor N/A
Japanese voice actor Eiji Hanawa

Wikstrom (Japanese: ガンピ Gampi) is a Steel-type Trainer and member of the Kalos Elite Four.

In the core series

In Pokémon X and Y, Wikstrom appears as an Elite Four Trainer of Kalos. He is quite chivalric, reveling in a fair and honorable Pokémon battle.[1]


Pokémon X and Y

Pokémon League

Battle Chateau

Battle Chateau - Blue Writ of Challenge

Battle Chateau - Writ of Challenge

Battle Chateau - Red Writ of Challenge

Battle Chateau - Black Writ of Challenge

In spin-off games

Pokémon Masters EX

Main article: Wikstrom (Masters)



VSWikstrom.png XY Wikstrom Icon.png
VS portrait from
X and Y
PSS icon from
X and Y


Main article: Wikstrom/Quotes

In the anime

In the main series

Wikstrom in the anime


Pokémon The Series: XY

Wikstrom debuted in Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction as part of the World of Pokémon intro. During his cameo, he was seen in a battle with Diantha.

Pokémon Journeys: The Series

Wikstrom made his main series debut in JN056. Ash and Goh traveled to Kalos to participate in a training camp hosted by Wikstrom at the Hall of Chivalry. Wikstrom had the boys traverse through a variety of obstacle courses while wearing armor and defending themselves from Wikstrom's Pokémon. Ash and Goh eventually completed all of the challenges and earned Knight Medals for both themselves and their Pokémon. He also helped Goh evolve his Scyther into Scizor by giving it a Metal Coat and transferring it through a trade machine.


This listing is of Wikstrom's known Pokémon in the anime:

Wikstrom's Mega Scizor
Scizor ↔ Mega Scizor
Wikstrom used his Scizor in a battle against Diantha's Gardevoir, with both Pokémon Mega Evolved. Despite a type advantage, Mega Scizor lost the battle in a single hit.

None of Scizor's moves are known.

Debut Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction
Wikstrom's Aegislash
Wikstrom used an Aegislash to impede Ash and Goh during their final challenge at the Hall of Chivalry. The battle was called off once Goh managed to get the key from Wikstrom's Klefki, successfully completing the challenge.

Aegislash only known moves are Sacred Sword and King's Shield, and its Ability is Stance Change.

Debut JN056
Wikstrom's Probopass
Probopass was one of the obstacles Ash and Goh had to overcome at the Hall of Chivalry. Using magnetism, it made it difficult for Ash and Goh to move in the armor they were wearing.

None of Probopass's moves are known.

Debut JN056
Wikstrom's Litwick
Litwick provided light for the obstacles Ash and Goh encountered at the Hall of Chivalry.

None of Litwick's moves are known.

Debut JN056
Wikstrom's Escavalier
Escavalier was among the obstacles that Goh encountered at the Hall of Chivalry. He battled it briefly with his Scyther.

None of Escavalier's moves are known.

Debut JN056
Wikstrom's Dedenne
Dedenne was one of the Pokémon used during the second phase of Wikstrom's training. While following his Farfetch'd, Ash found it and let his guard down, receiving an electric shock. Soon after, Dedenne ran off back into the castle walls.

Dedenne's only known move is Nuzzle.

Debut JN056
Wikstrom's Honedge
Honedge attempted a sneak attack against Ash's Farfetch'd, but the ambush was foiled by its Trainer.

None of Honedge's moves are known.

Debut JN056
Wikstrom's Klefki
Klefki was among the obstacles that Ash and Goh encountered at the Hall of Chivalry. To pass the final challenge, Ash and Goh were tasked with taking the key Klefki was holding. By teaming up with his Scyther, Goh succeeded in grabbing the key, completing the challenge.

Klefki's only known move is Fairy Wind.

Debut JN056

In the GOTCHA! music video

Wikstrom briefly appeared in GOTCHA!.

In the manga

Wikstrom in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Wikstrom debuts in Malamar Traps. He first appears as a fantasy when Diantha informed Korrina about each of the Kalos Elite Four. He later debuts in person alongside Drasna, where he assists X and Y's group in their quest to stop Team Flare. With his Probopass's magnetic abilities, Wikstrom created guides in the road to help X's group travel to Team Flare's hiding place. Later, Wikstrom battles against members of Team Flare at Route 20.

After Team Flare is fully defeated, Wikstrom, the remaining Elite Four members, and Diantha carry the unconscious body of Malva, who had turned out to be a member of Team Flare.


Wikstrom's Probopass
Probopass is Wikstrom's only known Pokémon. It was first used to help X and his friends on their way to Team Flare's hiding place. By using its magnetism to pull ore from the ground, Probopass made guides in the road to lead X and his friends on their way.

Probopass's only known move is Magnet Bomb.

Debut Malamar Traps



Language Name Origin
Japanese ガンピ Gampi From 雁皮 gampi (a group of Japanese shrubs belonging to the genus Wikstroemia)
English Wikstrom From the genus Wikstroemia
German Thymelot From Thymelaeaceae and Camelot
Spanish Tileo From timeleáceas (Thymelaeaceae)
French Thyméo From Thymelaeaceae (family that contains the genus Wikstroemia) and τιμώ timáo (Greek for honor)
Italian Timeus From Thymelaeaceae
Korean 간피 Ganpi Transcription of his Japanese name
Chinese (Mandarin) 雁鎧 / 雁铠 Yànkǎi From 雁皮 yànpí / ngaahnpèih (gampi) and 鎧甲 / 铠甲 kǎijiǎ / hóigaap (armor)
Chinese (Cantonese) 雁鎧 Ngaahnhói


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