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For the Pokémon whose Japanese name is "Glacia", see Glaceon.

Glacia
プリム Purim
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Glacia.png
Artwork from Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
Gender Female
Eye color BrownRSE
BlueORAS
Hair color Blonde
Hometown Unknown
Region Unknown
Trainer class Elite Four
Generation III, VI
Games Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald, Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Masters
Elite Four of Ever Grande City
Specializes in Ice types

Glacia (Japanese: プリム Purim) is an Ice-type Trainer and member of the Hoenn Elite Four.

Contents

In the games

Glacia is the third member of the Hoenn Elite Four.

Glacia had trained in an unspecified region before journeying to Hoenn to become part of the Elite Four. She has a team consisting of five very powerful Ice-type Pokémon, to which she refers as having "flaming passion in icy cold".

Trainer's Eyes/Match Call/Trainer's Eye

Elite Four Glacia

Strategy
I use items for help.RSE
I make use of items to assist in battle.ORAS
Trainer's Pokémon
Flaming passion in icy cold!RSORAS
Flaming passion in icy cold.E
Self-Introduction
The Ice type can be better trained in this hot land.RSE
The Ice type can be trained to greater levels because of the heat here.ORAS

Pokémon

Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire



Pokémon Emerald



Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

Initial battle


Rematch


Quotes

Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald

  • Before battle
"Welcome, my name is Glacia of the Elite Four. I've traveled from afar to Hoenn so that I may hone my icy skills. But all I have seen are challenges by weak Trainers and their Pokémon. What about you? It would please me to no end if I could go all out against you!"
  • Being defeated
"You and your Pokémon... How hot your spirits burn! The all-consuming heat overwhelms. It's no surprise that my icy skills failed to harm you."
  • After being defeated
"Advance to the next room. And there, confirm the truly fearsome side of the Pokémon League."
  • Over the PokéNavE
"Hello, <player>. I trust you haven't become complacent with your power? If you feel the need to cool your hot emotions just a little, do come to the Pokémon League..."

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

First battle
  • Before battle
"Welcome. My name is Glacia of the Elite Four. I've traveled from afar to Hoenn so that I may hone my Ice-type moves."
"But all I have seen are challenges by weak Trainers and their Pokémon."
"I wonder what you will show me."
"What a relief it would be if I could, for once, have a serious battle against an opponent!"
  • Being defeated
"You and your Pokémon... How hot your spirits burn!"
  • After being defeated
"You and your Pokémon... How fiercely your spirits burn! My icy moves pale in the face of such all-consuming flames. Advance to the next room. There you will learn how fearsome the Pokémon League can truly be!"
Rematch
  • Before battle
"I've been waiting for a Trainer with a burning-hot soul. How can you oppose Mega Evolution that can freeze everything?"
  • Being defeated
"It really is hot."
  • After being defeated
"Hmmph... Do you intend to thaw my very heart? That actually wouldn't bother me. Anyway, continue onward! Drake is waiting for you as well."

Pokémon Masters

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Menu interface (voice clips)

  • After being recruited
"My name is Glacia, of the Hoenn Elite Four. I've travelled to Pasio to hone my Ice-type moves."
  • Sync pair viewer
"*sigh* So many weak opponents. I sincerely hope you can show me a bit more fun than the last few."
"What a relief it would be if I could, for once, have a serious battle against an opponent!"
  • Selection screen (forming team)
"Allow me to lend you a hand."
  • Selection screen (disbanding team)
"Farewell."
  • Upon learning a new move
"Our icy efforts have solidified."
  • Upon leveling-up
"I feel as if I hit a great milestone."
  • Upon reaching max level
"We've reached the pinnacle at last."
  • Upon unlocking a new level cap
"This is just the tip of the iceberg."
  • During conversation
"Well, now."
"Wonderful."
"Excuse me."
"Absolutely not."
Battle interface (voice clips)
  • VS screen
"Careful you don't freeze up."
  • Battle start
"Now or never!"
  • Using Pokémon move
"Go!"
"You can do it."
  • Using item
"Allow me."
  • Using Trainer move
"Time to act!"
  • Using Sync Move
"Behold my icy passion!"
  • Switching in
  • Recalling fainted Pokémon
  • "Nice" emote
  • "Watch out" emote
  • "Let's do this" emote
  • "Thanks" emote
  • Defeat
"Oh, my."
  • Victory
"Ahaha!"
"A fiercely passionate battle, indeed."
Pokémon Center
  • Random conversation
"A kaleidoscope of polished moves..."
"synchronized collaboration between Trainer and Pokémon..."
"their souls like burning hot flames... Oh, how I'd love to have a serious battle against a few sync pairs like that!"
  • If spoken to again
"I know of a few fierce young Gym Leaders in the world who meet that description."
"I have great respect for them, despite their age. It would be a pleasure to battle any one of them."
  • Random conversation
"Have you ever been to the Hoenn region?"
"It's a lovely place. The climate is warm, and it's full of beautiful, green nature."
"It's like a second home to me. I'd love to give you a tour someday."
  • If spoken to again
"I sometimes miss the town where I was born."
"Years can go by, we can travel far and wide, but we all know deep inside..."
"there's no place like home."
  • Random conversation
"It's important to follow proper etiquette and mind one's manners."
"It's how you show others that you respect them. Failure to do so will only reflect badly on you in the end."
"But I think you already understand that very well, <player>."
"You give your absolute best in each and every battle--the finest way to show respect to your opponents."
  • If spoken to again
"Some sync pairs may try to use underhanded methods to win."
"But that does not mean that you should do the same. Two wrongs do not make a right."
"Nothing is more beautiful than triumphing over your opponents fair and square."
  • Random conversation
"The entire island of Pasio was built specifically for sync pairs."
"Volcanos, glaciers... Everywhere you look, this place was designed to mimic the beauty of nature. It's truly a sight to behold!"
"An artificial island, where Trainers and Pokémon can battle in any environment they choose..."
"it's the perfect place to train! I have no doubt that being here will help us grow stronger."
  • If spoken to again
"In my home country, the winters are long and cold, but the people's hearts are warm."
"Trainers and Pokémon live in harmony, taking care of one another."
  • Random conversation
"What do we gain from battling? What do we focus on during the fight?"
"If you gain something from a battle even when you lose, then it was a battle worth having."
"But if you win by compromising the very thing you care most about, it's all meaningless."
  • If spoken to again
"A Pokémon battle is a fight between two opponents, but it's also a fight that we have with ourselves."
"When you win a battle, do you feel confident that you've triumphed over both your opponent and yourself?"
  • Special gift conversation
"I'd like you to have this. I think it will be quite useful."
"I hope it helps you on your journey to grow stronger."

Artwork

Ruby Sapphire Glacia.png
Artwork from Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald

Sprites

Spr RS Glacia.png VSGlacia.png VSGlacia Masters.png
Sprite from
Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald
VS portrait from
Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
VS model from
Masters
Glacia OD.png Glacia ORAS OD.png Spr Masters Glacia.png
Overworld sprite from
Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald
Overworld model from
Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
Model from
Masters

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Glacia in the Pokémon Adventures manga

History

Ruby & Sapphire chapter

Glacia and the other Elite Four members are called by Steven to help protect the Hoenn region from the battle between Groudon and Kyogre. Glacia was initially stationed at Island Cave as part of the plan to unseal Regirock, Regice, and Registeel. When the legendary titans are unsealed, Glacia is tasked with controlling Regice alongside Phoebe. The Elite Four, Steven, and Wallace all control the three Pokémon in three pairs of two and use their power to keep the power released from Groudon and Kyogre's battle from spreading throughout Hoenn. They manage to keep the power contained for several weeks, but the strain is too much for Steven and he eventually dies, causing the three Pokémon to lash out and flee. Glacia later mourns Steven's death before his revival at the hands of Ruby's Celebi.

Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire chapter
Glacia in the thirteenth chapter

Glacia, along with various people from around Hoenn, is called to Sootopolis City to assist in stopping Grand Meteor Delta, a giant meteoroid threatening to destroy the planet. When the plan to attack Grand Meteor Delta starts, Glacia and the others have their Pokémon attack the meteoroid at the same time. This, combined with the might of Mega Rayquaza, successfully shatters Grand Meteor Delta into pieces.

Pokémon

This listing is for Glacia's Pokémon in the Pokémon Adventures manga.

On hand
Glacia's Glalie
Glalie
Glalie is Glacia's first known Pokémon. He was used when Glacia attempted to awaken Regice, where he provided protection from the rain by creating a circle of ice from between his horns.

None of Glalie's moves are known, and his Ability is Inner Focus.

Debut The Beginning of the End with Kyogre & Groudon XIII
Glacia's Spheal
Spheal
Spheal was used along with Snorunt to open the chamber containing Regice.

None of Spheal's moves are known.

Debut A Royal Rumble with Regirock, Regice and Registeel I
Glacia's Snorunt
Snorunt
Snorunt was used along with Spheal to open the chamber containing Regice.

None of Snorunt's moves are known.

Debut A Royal Rumble with Regirock, Regice and Registeel I
Temporary
Glacia's Regice
Regice
Main article: Brandon's Regice

Regice was awakened by Steven and the Elite Four to be used to contain Groudon and Kyogre's power. Glacia controlled Regice with Phoebe while the others controlled Regirock and Registeel. After Steven died from the strain of controlling the three Pokémon, Regice lashed out and ran away. It was later found by Brandon and captured.

Debut A Royal Rumble with Regirock, Regice and Registeel II

In the TCG

The following is a list of cards mentioning or featuring Glacia or her Pokémon in the Pokémon Trading Card Game.

Glacia's Pokémon
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a silver background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Expansion
Rarity # Japanese
Expansion
Rarity #
Glalie Water EX Power Keepers Uncommon 30/108 World Champions Pack Uncommon 019/108
Other related cards
Card Type English
Expansion
Rarity # Japanese
Expansion
Rarity #
Glacia's Stadium T [St] EX Power Keepers Uncommon 76/108 World Champions Pack Uncommon 097/108
 

Trivia

  • Glacia's Japanese name is very similar to the anime dub name of another Ice-type Master, Prima. In the games, Prima is known as Lorelei.
  • Glacia is the only member of Hoenn's Elite Four who is never seen outside of Ever Grande City.
  • One of the NPCs in the Mauville Food Court mentions seeing Glacia eating ramen there, saying she was slurping down her noodles at such an incredible pace that she was dripping with sweat.

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese プリム Purim From Primula or primrose and possibly prim. Many species from the genus Primula grows in the alpine climate.
English Glacia From glacial or glacier
German Frosina From Frost
Spanish Nívea From nívea (snowy)
French Glacia From glace (ice)
Italian Frida From freddo (cold)
Korean 미혜 Mihye From 미 (美) mi (beautiful) and 혜성 (彗星) hyeseong (comet, which consist mainly of ice)
Chinese (Mandarin) 波妮 Bōní / Bōnī Rough transcription of the first two characters in her Japanese name
Chinese (Cantonese) 波妮 Bōnèih
Vietnamese Prim Transcription of her Japanese name

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