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ユウリ Yūri
Sword Shield Female Trainer.png
Official artwork from Pokémon Sword and Shield
Gender Female
Eye color Brown*, Light blue*, Gray*
Hair color Brown*, Blond*, Black*
Hometown Unknown
Region Galar
Trainer class Pokémon Trainer, player character
Generation VIII
Games Sword and Shield

Gloria (Japanese: ユウリ Yūri) is the female player character in Pokémon Sword and Shield. Her male counterpart is Victor.


In the games


Sword Shield Female Trainer Gym Challenge Uniform.png
Artwork of Gloria in her Gym uniform


SwSh Prerelease player selection.png
Choosing the player's appearance
at the beginning of Sword and Shield


  • Pre-release media referred to Gloria as both "Gloria" and "Shield" (Japanese: シールド Shield).


Language Name Origin
Japanese ユウリ Yūri From 優 (excellent). Forms a pun of 優勝 yūshō (championship) and 勝利 shōri (victory) with 勝る masaru
English, French, German
Italian, Spanish
Gloria From glory
Korean 우리 Uri From 우 (優) u (excellent). Forms a pun of 우승 (優勝) useung (championship) and 승리 (勝利) seungni (victory) with 승재 Seungjae (Victor)

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Side series: WesMichael
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Project CharacterDex logo.png 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.