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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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Antonio's Tranquill
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!
Voice actors
English Erica Schroeder
Antonio's Cottonee
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!
Voice actors
English Michele Knotz
Antonio's Sandile
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.


Badges obtained

This listing is of the Badges Antonio has obtained:

Pokémon League

Antonio has competed in the following Pokémon League Conferences:

Pokémon competitions

Antonio has competed in the following Pokémon competitions:

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 阪口周平 Shuhei Sakaguchi
English Marc Thompson
Finnish Petrus Kähkönen
Polish Łukasz Talik
Spanish Latin America Benjamín Rivera
Spain Inés Blázquez

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Silver Conference: DarrenSalvadorJacksonMacyGaryAshHarrisonJon
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Lily of the Valley Conference: JeffreyNandoBarryConwayPaulAshTobias
Vertress Conference: RadleyMikaelUltimoKendrickTripBiancaEmmanuel
Lumiose Conference: TrevorTitusAstridTiernoRemoSawyerAshAlain
Manalo Conference: HirokiPikalaMr. ElectricMad MagmarRappZipp
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