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Bede

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Bede
ビート Beet
Sword Shield Bede.png
Art from Pokémon Sword and Shield
Gender Male
Eye color Purple
Hair color Platinum blond
Hometown Unknown
Region Galar
Relatives Rose (guardian, formerly)
Trainer class Pokémon Trainer, Gym Leader
Generation VIII
Games Sword and Shield
Leader of Ballonlea Stadium
Badge Fairy Badge
Specializes in Psychic types (as a Pokémon Trainer)
Fairy types (as a Gym Leader)

Bede (Japanese: ビート Beet) is a character introduced in Pokémon Sword and Shield. He initally specializes in Psychic-type Pokémon, but is eventually scouted by the Gym Leader Opal to succeed her as a Fairy-type Gym Leader.

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In the games

Bede is one of the player's rivals in Pokémon Sword and Shield. He is a prideful young man who had been personally sponsored by Chairman Rose, who took in Bede when he was a young orphan. While he is competing in the Gym Challenge with the aim of becoming Champion, he has been gathering Wishing Stars in large quantities to help the Chairman realize his ambition. However, in his zealous pursuit of Wishing Stars, Bede brings harm to a historic landmark in Stow-on-Side, and he is disowned by Rose and disqualified from the Gym Challenge.

After the player returns from Ballonlea to Hammerlocke with the Fairy Badge, Opal notices the sulking Bede and is struck with inspiration, asking him to become her successor. Bede reluctantly agrees, believing he will become stronger in the process. Bede eventually returns as a Gym Leader, interrupting the finals of the Champion Cup, demanding to battle the player, staking his career on his victory. After losing, Bede, who had begun to regret accepting Opal's offer, reveals he was planning on using the result of the battle as an excuse to get away from his mentor. However, after hearing the crowd cheer him on despite his loss, he feels obligated to continue training, figuring he will be able to completely take over for Opal soon.

Pokémon

First battle



Second battle



Third battle



Fourth battle



Fifth battle



Sixth battle



Artwork

Trivia

  • Bede's League Number is "908", which can be read in Japanese as goroawase for クレバー kurebā, meaning "clever".

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese ビート Beet From beet
English Bede Similar to his Japanese name
German Betys From Beta vulgaris (scientific name of beet)
Spanish Berto From beterraga (beet)
French Travis From betterave (beet)
Italian Beet Same as his Japanese name
Korean 비트 Biteu Transcription of his Japanese name
Chinese (Mandarin) 彼特 Bǐtè Transcription of his Japanese name
Chinese (Cantonese) 彼特 Béidahk Mandarin-based transcription of his Japanese name
Russian Бид Bid Transcription of his English name


Rival characters
BlueSilverBrendan/MayWallyBarryCherenBiancaHughCalem/Serena
ShaunaTiernoTrevorHauGladionTraceHopBedeMarnieKlaraAvery
RonaldPaulo


Non-player characters in the core series games
Galar Professor MagnoliaMumHopBedeMarnieSoniaLeon
SordwardShielbertMustardKlaraAveryBall Guy
Team YellMacro CosmosDanGym LeadersMorimotoCara LissJackWatt Traders

Gym Leaders of the Galar region
Turffield Stadium Grass Badge
VSMilo.png
Milo
Hulbury Stadium Water Badge
VSNessa.png
Nessa
Motostoke Stadium Fire Badge
VSKabu.png
Kabu
Stow-on-Side Stadium Fighting Badge
VSBea.png VSAllister.png
Ghost Badge
Bea Allister
Ballonlea Stadium Fairy Badge
VSOpal.png VSBede 2.png
Opal Bede
Circhester Stadium Rock Badge
VSGordie.png VSMelony.png
Ice Badge
Gordie Melony
Spikemuth Gym Dark Badge
VSPiers.png VSMarnie 3.png
Piers Marnie
Hammerlocke Stadium Dragon Badge
VSRaihan.png
Raihan

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