ブライア Briar
Scarlet Violet Briar.png
Artwork from Scarlet and Violet DLC
Age Unknown
Gender Female
Eye color Red
Hair color Yellow
Hometown Unknown
Region Unova
Relatives Heath (ancestor)
Generation IX
Games Scarlet and Violet

Briar (Japanese: ブライア Briar) is a character introduced in The Teal Mask in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. She is a teacher at Blueberry Academy.

In the core series games

Briar is a descendant of Heath, the author of the Scarlet BookS/Violet BookV. She owns the original copy of the book, which contains unredacted information on the Pokémon Terapagos. As Heath was discredited for his writings in the book, Briar seeks to find Terapagos in order to prove Heath's theories correct. While waiting for her request to enter Area Zero to be approved, she leads the player and several other students on a class trip to Kitakami.

In spin-off games


Main article: Briar/Quotes

In the anime

In the manga

In the TCG




Artwork from
Scarlet and Violet

Sprites and models

Model from
Scarlet and Violet


Games Location Song name Composition Arrangement
 S  V  When talking to Briar Briar* Unknown Unknown
Song names marked with an asterisk are unofficial, as they have not received a soundtrack release.



Language Name Origin
Japanese ブライア Briar From briar (common name for a few species of thorny plants; tree heath)
English Briar From her Japanese name
German Brianna From briar
Spanish Brie From briar
French Bria From briar
Italian Rea From Erica arborea (scientific name of tree heath)
Korean 브라이어 Briar Transcription of her Japanese name
Chinese (Mandarin) 白蕾雅 Báilěiyǎ From the transcription of her Japanese name and 白歐石楠 / 白欧石楠 bái ōushínán / baahk āusehknàahm (tree heath)
Chinese (Cantonese) 白蕾雅 Baahklèuihngáh

Non-player characters in the core series games
Paldea Professor SadaProfessor TuroMomNemonaKoraidonMiraidonGeetaArvenPennyHeathClavellJacq
DendraMiriamRaifortSaguaroSalvatoreTymeCarmineKieranOgerponPerrinBriarBilly and O'Nare
Team StarGym LeadersElite Four

  This game character article is part of Project CharacterDex, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each character found in the Pokémon games.