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カイ Kai
Legends Arceus Irida.png
Art from Legends: Arceus
Gender Female
Eye color Blue
Hair color Blonde
Hometown Pearl Settlement
Region Hisui
Relatives Unnamed mother (deceased)
Trainer class Clan Leader
Generation VIII
Games Legends: Arceus,
Masters EX
Member of Pearl Clan
Rank Leader
Game animation cameos Two Hues
English voice actor
Japanese voice actor Mikako Komatsu[1] (Masters EX)

Irida (Japanese: カイ Kai) is the leader of the Pearl Clan. She has a rivalry with Adaman, who leads the opposing Diamond Clan.

In the core series


Irida sends all her Pokémon out against the player. Like most members of the Pearl Clan, she does not keep her Pokémon partners in Poké Balls.

First battle

Second battle

Eevee has effort level 2 in its Defense and Sp. Defense stats.

Third battle

Espeon and Flareon have effort level 3 in their Defense and Sp. Defense stats.

Fourth battle

This battle was made available in version 1.1.0. It is a one-on-three match where the player must only use Origin Forme Palkia.

Path of Tenacity

These fights are made available in version 1.1.0 after clearing Request 107: "Irida's Wish".

First clear

Second clear

Third clear

Fourth clear

Subsequent clears

In spin-off games

Pokémon Masters EX

Main article: Irida (Masters)

Irida forms a sync pair with Glaceon in Pokémon Masters EX. She and Adaman wind up on present-day Pasio due to a space-time rift.


Main article: Irida/Quotes

In the TCG

This listing is of cards mentioning or featuring Irida or her Pokémon in the Pokémon Trading Card Game.

Other related cards
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
Rarity # Japanese
Rarity #
Irida Su Astral Radiance   147/189 Space Juggler   064/067
Astral Radiance   186/189 Space Juggler   077/067
Astral Radiance   204/189 Space Juggler   083/067
      VSTAR Universe   149/172
Crown Zenith   GG63/GG70 VSTAR Universe   236/172
Friends in Hisui Su Crown Zenith   130/159 VSTAR Universe   160/172
Crown Zenith   148/159 VSTAR Universe   249/172


For images on Irida in Pokémon Masters EX, see: Irida (Masters)



Artwork from Pokémon Legends Arceus Key art for Pokémon Legends Arceus

Concept art

Concept art from Legends: Arceus by take

Game animation

Illustration from Two Hues


Artwork for the Pokémon Trainers
plush merchandise line
Illustrations by Hitoshi Ariga for the Hisui Days merchandise line

Raw TCG artwork

For all images and products relating to this character in the TCG, see their In the TCG section
Artwork for the Friends in Hisui full art
illustrated by Kinu Nishimura for Crown Zenith


  • Irida, along with Adaman, was designed by take.[2]


Language Name Origin
Japanese カイ Kai From 真珠貝 shinjugai (pearl oyster)
English, Brazilian Portuguese Irida From iridescence, a phenomenon of structural coloration that appears on the surface of seashell nacre
German Perla From Perle (pearl)
Spanish Nákara From nácar (nacre)
French Nacchara From nacchara (Medieval Latin for nacre)
Italian Perula From perula (Latin for pearl)
Korean 주혜 Juhye From 진주 (眞珠) jinju (pearl)
Chinese (Mandarin) 珠貝 / 珠贝 Zhūbèi From 珍珠貝 / 珍珠贝 zhēnzhūbèi / jānjyūbui (pearl oyster)
Chinese (Cantonese) 珠貝 Jyūbui
Russian Ирида Irida Transcription of her English name


Leader: Irida (Masters)
Wardens: LianCalabaPalinaIngoGaeric
Former members: Coin
Locations: Pearl Settlement

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