Chili appears in Pokémon Black and White as one of the Gym Leaders of the Striaton City Gym, alongside Cilan and Cress. This Gym is the first to be challenged by the player. Chili battles the player if Snivy is the chosen starter Pokémon. Trainers who defeat Chili will receive the Trio Badge, along with TM83 (Work Up).
"The Fire-type scorcher, Chili. That's me. I will be your opponent!"
Before battle (second round)
"Yeeeeooow! Time to play with FIRE!! I'm the strongest of the brothers!"
Before battle (final round)
"The final round of the tournament... Gets you fired up, doesn't it? Get ready for the Fire-type scorcher, Chili. That's me. I will be your opponent!"
"You got me. I am...burned...out..."
If the player is defeated
"I'm on fire! Play with me, and you'll get burned!"
After being defeated
"Whoa ho! You're on fire! But you have to hand it to me for putting up a good fight, right?"
"Don't worry about it! When you play with fire, you get burned! I mean, c'mon, your opponent was me! You didn't have a chance!"
In the lobby, after the tournament
"You scorched everyone, huh? That's amazing! I want to win too and become Chili, the world's best Trainer of Fire-type Pokémon!"
Striaton City - Striaton Restaurant
Asking to team up
(first visit)"I'm Chili! My Fire-type Pokémon and I are too hot to handle! What it boils down to is I want you to be my partner!"
(subsequent visits)"C'mon! What it boils down to is I want you to be my partner!"
No:"Aww, man! I was all fired up, too!"
Yes:"Yeeeeooow! I'm the strongest of us brothers, and I'll make sure you win!"
"That's that, then! I'm going to show you what me and my blazing Fire types can do!"
After battle (victorious)
(on stage)"I was good, too, but you aren't half bad! How about it, Cilan and Cress? Out of the three of us, I'm the strongest Trainer, right?!"
(main area)"Eeeooow! You're intense! Battling with you got me all fired up, man! Come battle again sometime!"
If loses to the player
"Augh! You got me! You and your Pokémon are on fire!"
After battle (loses to the player)
"You look like you'd be fun to battle together with! All right! Team up with me tomorrow!"
Jingle: "Woo hoo! All right! It's 'The National Gymquirer'!"
Page: "That's right! We collect the hottest gossip about Gym Leaders seen around town! Here is today's letter. From someone going by the name Cafélover! Thank yooou! 'Recently, I saw Striaton Gym's three Gym Leaders, and they were all out of order! Like, Chili was Cilan, and Cilan was Cress!' Hmmm. Well, I'm not saying you're crazy, but...are you sure they weren't just standing in front of a mirror? 'The National Gymquirer'! We eagerly await your letters!"
Chili debuted in Triple Leaders, Team Threats! alongside his brothers, and fellow Gym Leaders Cilan and Cress. Along with Cress, he made his first appearance when Cilan brought Ash to the Gym. He began offering Ash various items off the lunch menu, who then declined exclaiming he wanted to battle the Gym Leader. Chili and his brothers then introduced themselves as the leaders. They then lead Ash to the battleground where they revealed their Pokémon. Chili was the first to battle Ash, and lost against his Tepig.
Chili met up with Cilan, Ash, and Iris in A Call for Brotherly Love!, where he challenged Cilan to a battle. However, his Pansear was quickly defeated by Cilan's Pansage. Angered, Chili blamed the loss on Pansear, and Pansear ran away. Chili left to relieve his frustration by stuffing his face when Cilan approached him and offered to help, after learning from Cress that Chili's role as Gym Leader has suffered because of all the above consecutive losses. Chili apologized to Pansear and helped it try to learn Solar Beam. After successfully learning the move, his Pansear had a battle with Ash and Oshawott and won. Chili thanked his brother for his help, and they went their separate ways.
In Survival of the Striaton Gym!, Chili and Cress journeyed to Paladin Island and appealed to Cilan to protect the Striaton Gym by defeating Morana. Chili had rashly wagered ownership of the Gym on Morana's victory over all three brothers in response to her accusations of his being afraid. He then returned to Striaton City once Cilan had defeated Morana.
Chili, like his brothers, tends to speak about Pokémon in relation to their element. In Chili's case, his element is fire and so he often talks about his fiery passion when battling. His personality also fits this motif, as Chili can be described as hotheaded and reckless. All the brothers use hand positions like rock, paper, and scissors - Chili tends to accentuate words with his fists.
This listing is of Chili's known Pokémon in the anime.
In the Pocket Monsters BW manga, Chili appears along with his brothers Cilan and Cress. They are seen in PMBW02, where Red and his Pokémon visit a restaurant owned by the three brothers. Clefairy tries to instigate a fight between the brothers, but fails on many occasions.
This listing is for Chili's Pokémon in the Pocket Monsters BW manga.
Pansear is the only known Pokémon of Chili's. It was sent out while he, Cilan and Cress were battling Red's Clefairy. Unfortunately, Clefairy takes the attacks the elemental monkeys were using and makes himself some green tea.
Chili, along with brothers Cilan and Cress, are the triplet Gym Leaders of the Striaton Gym. Although they each got their Gym Leader job individually, they were assigned to one Gym. It is later revealed that they were given the shared job to help teach newer Trainers about type advantages. Due to the type they each specialize in, it was the perfect job for them.
Chili and his brothers are first seen in Black's imagination as he sets out on his journey to beat the Pokémon League. Chili later appears in person at the Striaton Gym with his brothers. With the help of his Pansear, Chili serves tea to Black to signal the start of their Gym battle against the challenger. Although only Black challenged the Gym, Chili allow his friends, Cheren and Bianca, to challenge it as well. After Black, Cheren, and Bianca clear the Gym challenge, they face the Striaton triplets in a battle. Due to the type advantage their Pokémon have over their opponents, Chili and his brothers prove to be powerful Trainers. Despite the clear advantage they had over their opponents, Chili is the only one to have his Pokémon defeated in battle. Because of this, when Black's Tep uses Cilan's Pansage's leaves to revive his teammates, the challengers win the battle 3 to 2 when the time runs out. Having lost the battle, Chili presents the challengers with the Trio Badge. Sometime later, Chili and his brothers prepare to head out to an unknown location.
The brothers later confront the Shadow Triad near the P2 Laboratory. They reveal that even though they weren't at Nacrene City during the Dark Stone incident, they were assigned to follow their enemies if the other Gym Leaders were defeated. The Shadow Triad prove to be very powerful foes, and even after evolving their Pokémon, Chili and his brothers still weren't strong enough to defeat them. Suddenly, the Gym Leaders are saved by Keldeo, who had been watching the battle with its mentors. Believing that the Striaton Gym Leaders to be the better humans, Keldeo attacks the Shadow Triad. Before it can continue, the Shadow Triad attack Keldeo and trap it. Keldeo's mentors, Cobalion, Virizion, and Terrakion jump down to save it by attacking the Shadow Triad along with Chili, Cress, and Cilan.
He, like his brothers, tends to move his arms in a certain position. In Chili's case, they are placed on his hips.
Simisear is Chili's only known Pokémon that first appeared as a Pansear. Along with being his main Pokémon, Simisear assists Chili and his brothers in the kitchen by boiling water for tea. It, as a Pansear, was used against Black, Cheren, and Bianca in a Gym battle. Despite proving powerful, Pansear was defeated by a water-soaked scalchop and was the only one to be knocked out. This loss causes the challengers to win with 3 to 2 after the time limit expired.
Later, it was used to battle the Shadow Triad in a Triple Battle. Although the battle was tough, Pansear was given a Fire Stone, enabling it to evolve into a Simisear to become stronger.