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ススキ Susuki
Legends Arceus Iscan.png
Art from Legends: Arceus
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Eye color Brown
Hair color Dark blue
Hometown Aipom Hill
Region Hisui
Generation VIII
Games Legends: Arceus
Member of Diamond Clan
Rank Warden

Iscan (Japanese: ススキ Susuki) is a warden tasked with watching over a special Basculegion found in the Cobalt Coastlands of Hisui. He is a member of the Diamond Clan.

In the core series games

Iscan lives by the sea, in a secluded area of Aipom Hill. He is timid and easily frightened, and as such, he dislikes Ghost-type Pokémon, with the exception of Basculegion. He and his Basculegion saved Palina—a warden from the Pearl Clan—when he was younger. The two of them soon began a romantic relationship, which they keep a secret from the rest of the clan members, since they are aware of Palina's bad reputation amongst the clans and how Palina did not want Iscan to also get a bad reputation because of her.


In service to

As warden, Iscan cares for a special Basculegion that acts as a Ride Pokémon to assist humans.




Concept art from Legends: Arceus


On the Diamond Clan Special Set from the TCG by
Raita Kazama [1]


Main article: Iscan/Quotes

In the TCG

This listing is of cards mentioning or featuring Iscan or his Pokémon in the Pokémon Trading Card Game.

Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a green background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Rarity # Japanese
Rarity #
Iscan Su Lost Origin   158/196 Dark Phantasma   068/071
Lost Origin   192/196 Dark Phantasma   085/071
Lost Origin   207/196 Dark Phantasma   094/071
Other related cards
Card Type English
Rarity # Japanese
Rarity #
Adaman Su Crown Zenith   GG57/GG70 VSTAR Universe   240/172


  • Iscan is the only known member of the Diamond Clan whose home is located outside of the Diamond Settlement.
  • Iscan is the only warden from the Diamond Clan that cannot be battled.
  • Iscan is the only warden who does not have any Pokémon of his own, not counting the special Basculegion that he cares for.
  • His dislike of Ghost-type Pokémon is ironic as the Pokémon he is tasked with watching over, Basculegion, is part Ghost-type.


Language Name Origin
Japanese ススキ Susuki From 芒 susuki (Chinese silvergrass)
English Iscan From Miscanthus sinensis (scientific name of the Chinese silvergrass)
German Susuki Same as Japanese name
Spanish Erio From Erianthus japonicus (synonym of Miscanthus sinensis)
French Graham From the grass family Gramineae
Italian Sinen From Miscanthus sinensis
Korean 억새 Eoksae From 억새 eoksae (silvergrass)
Chinese (Mandarin) 阿芒 Ā Máng From 芒 máng / mòhng (silvergrass)
Chinese (Cantonese) 阿芒 A Mòhng
Russian Искан Iscan Transcription of his English name
Brazilian Portuguese Miscano From Miscanthus sinensis (scientific name of the Chinese silvergrass)

Leader: Adaman (Masters)
Wardens: MaiArezuIscanMelliSabi
Former members: Clover
Locations: Diamond Settlement
See also: Pearl ClanGalaxy Team
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