Ramone (Japanese: リキオー Rikiō) is a recurring character of the Pokémon anime. He first appeared in Jostling for the Junior Cup!, where he participated in the Pokémon World Tournament Junior Cup and was Dawn's first opponent. However, he was defeated by her and eliminated from the tournament. He made a cameo appearance in Goodbye, Junior Cup - Hello Adventure!, where he lined up with all the other competitors in front of Alder, Cynthia, Caitlin, and Freddy O'Martian.

He reappeared in Curtain Up, Unova League! to compete in the Vertress Conference. In Mission: Defeat Your Rival! he appeared on the screen showing the match-ups for the second round of the Conference, meaning he had made it through the first round. In Lost at the League! he appeared once again on the screen of the Vertress Conference, now showing the match-ups for the last sixteen, meaning he had made it through the second and third rounds. In Strong Strategy Steals the Show! it was revealed he had made it through the fourth round as well. In the quarter-finals he battled Antonio and won. In the semi-finals he battled against Dino but lost, placing him in the Top 4. Afterwards he appeared once again in the closing ceremonies of the Vertress Conference.


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Ramone's Stoutland
Stoutland is the first Pokémon Ramone is known to have on hand. It was used in the first round of the Junior Cup but lost to Dawn's Piplup.

It was also used off-screen in A Unova League Evolution! in Ramone's battle with Antonio.

None of Stoutland's moves are known.

Debut Jostling for the Junior Cup!
Voice actors
English Marc Thompson
Ramone's Tranquill
Tranquill was seen briefly with Ramone in front of a Pokémon Center in Mission: Defeat Your Rival!.

None of Tranquill's moves are known.

Debut Mission: Defeat Your Rival!
Ramone's Scoreboard Pokémon
Scoreboard Pokémon
Ramone's Lilligant, Beartic, Durant, Seismitoad, and Chandelure were only seen briefly on a scoreboard during the Vertress Conference. All of them were used in Ramone's battle against Antonio. After the battle, his Chandelure was seen with him doing a victory pose.
Debut A Unova League Evolution!

Pokémon competitions


  • Ramone's hairstyle and the color scheme of his outfit are based on his Stoutland.

Indigo Plateau Conference: MandiPeteGaryJeanetteMelissaAshRitchieAssunta
Silver Conference: SalvadorJacksonMacyGaryAshHarrisonJon
Ever Grande Conference: JumpVivicaGilbertGavinDominickClark
Lily of the Valley Conference: JeffreyNandoBarryConwayPaulAshTobias
Vertress Conference: RadleyMikaelUltimoKendrickTripBiancaEmmanuel

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