Antonio (Japanese: アントーニオ Antonio) is a minor recurring character in the Pokémon anime.
Antonio debuted in Reunion Battles In Nimbasa!, where he participated in the Club Battle tournament. His first opponent was Emmanuel, who he was able to defeat using his Tranquill, thus advancing him to the second round. In The Club Battle Hearts of Fury: Emolga Versus Sawk!, he was defeated by Dino in the quarterfinals.
In Curtain Up, Unova League!, Antonio competed 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 quarterfinals, he battled Ramone and lost, placing him in the Top 8. Afterwards, he appeared once again during the closing ceremonies of the Vertress Conference.
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|Tranquill first appeared in Reunion Battles In Nimbasa!. It battled Emmanuel's Scolipede and won.
Tranquill's only known move is Sky Attack.
|Debut||Reunion Battles In Nimbasa!|
|Antonio used Cottonee in the quarterfinals, where it went up against Dino's Tranquill. Unfortunately, it proved to be no match for the Flying-type and was quickly knocked out, eliminating Antonio from the tournament.
None of Cottonee's moves are known.
|Debut||The Club Battle Hearts of Fury: Emolga Versus Sawk!|
|Sandile appeared briefly during the Vertress Conference.
None of Sandile's moves are known.
|Debut||Mission: Defeat Your Rival!|
Antonio has at least three other Pokémon with him since he was required to compete in the final rounds of the Vertress Conference, which consists of Full Battles.
This listing is of the Badges Antonio has obtained in the Unova region:
- At least eight Badges (prior to Curtain Up, Unova League!)
Antonio has competed in the following Pokémon League Conferences:
- Vertress Conference - Top 8 (A Unova League Evolution!)
Antonio has competed in the following Pokémon competitions:
|Trainers in League Conferences|
|This episode article is part of Project Anime, a Bulbapedia project that covers all aspects of the Pokémon anime.|