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Kazumasa Iwao (Japanese: 岩尾和昌 Iwao Kazumasa) is a game designer of Pokémon games, currently working at Game Freak. He has been involved in main series Pokémon game since Pokémon Black and White Versions. He was appointed by Shigeru Ohmori as the director for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon.

He also appeared in the form of an NPC as Iwao (Japanese: イワオ) in Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon.

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Credits

Games

In-game cameo appearance

In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, Iwao appears in the Game Freak office in Heahea City. The player can battle him teamed up with Morimoto in a Multi Battle once per day.

Pokémon

Iwao's Pokémon are kept in Repeat Balls.



Sprites

VSIwao.png Spr USUM Iwao.png
VS model from
Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
In-battle model from
Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
Iwao USUM OD.png
Overworld model from
Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon


Quotes

  • Before battle
"Yup, I’m here! What did you... Huh?! A battle?! All right! Then I’ll be aiming for victory!"
  • Upon being defeated
"Oh, so that’s your strategy? Not bad at all!"
  • After being defeated
"Very good! Really! You’ve raised some great Pokémon! Let me heal them up for you."



Non-player characters in the core series games
Alola Professor KukuiMomLillieNebbyHauRotomProfessor BurnetMolayneSamson OakRyukiMohn
RedBlueWallyCynthiaGrimsleyColressSinaDexioLookerAnabelMorimotoIwao
Team SkullAether FoundationUltra Recon SquadTeam Rainbow Rocket
Trial CaptainsIsland KahunasElite FourName RaterJudgeMr. HyperGester

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