Prima redirects here. For the guidebook company, see Prima Games.
カンナ Kanna
Lets Go Pikachu Eevee Lorelei.png
Art from Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! by Megumi Mizutani[1]
Age Unknown
Birthday March 15*
Gender Female
Eye color Red
Hair color Red
Hometown Four Island
Region Sevii Islands
Trainer class Elite Four
Generation I, III, VII, VIII, IX
Counterpart(s) Lorelei (Masters)
Games Pokémon Red, Blue, and Yellow, FireRed, LeafGreen, Let's Go, Pikachu!, Let's Go, Eevee!
Stadium, Masters EX
English voice actor Lauren Landa[2] (Masters EX)
Japanese voice actor Serika Hiromatsu[3] (Masters EX)
Member of Indigo League
Rank Elite Four
Specializes in Ice types
Anime series Pokémon the Series
Pokémon Origins
Pokémon Generations
Debut The Mandarin Island Miss Match (Pokémon the Series)
File 4: Charizard (Pokémon Origins)
The Challenger (Pokémon Generations)
English voice actor Jayne Grand (Pokémon the Series)
N/A (Pokémon Origins)
Erica Lindbeck (Pokémon Generations)
Japanese voice actor Maria Kawamura (Pokémon the Series)
N/A (Pokémon Origins)
Fumiko Orikasa (Pokémon Generations)

Lorelei (Japanese: カンナ Kanna) is an Ice-type Trainer and member of the Indigo Elite Four.

In the core series games

Lorelei is the first Trainer of the Kanto Elite Four in Generations I, III, and VII. She is known for her logical, calculated, and cool style of battling. Her Lapras has been with her ever since she was a child. She caught it when she was very young in the Icefall Cave. Misty idolizes her.

In Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen, it is revealed that Lorelei grew up on Four Island. She returns to her home to protect the Icefall Cave from Team Rocket during the post-game. She also collects stuffed Pokémon dolls that she keeps in her house on Four Island.

In Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, Lorelei appears on Route 10 when the player is attacked by a group of Team Rocket Grunts and helps them defeat them.

Her whereabouts in Generations II and IV are unknown, as she is no longer a member of the Elite Four, and no mention of her is made, though dialogue present in FireRed and LeafGreen indicates that she may have given up her position among the Elite Four to protect her friends and family in the Sevii Islands. Her spot in the Elite Four is now filled by Will.

Fame Checker

This is a list of the Fame Checker’s information on Lorelei in Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen Versions.

Pokémon League - Lorelei
  • What does this person do?
"I am Lorelei of the Elite Four."
Pokémon League - Lorelei
  • Favorite kind of Pokémon?
"No one can best me when it comes to icy Pokémon."
Four Island - Old Man
  • Where was this person born?
"We've had a great and powerful Trainer grow up on this island.
I bet even you'd know her.
It's Lorelei of the Elite Four!"
Five Island - Pokémon Journal
  • What is this person like?
"Known for her logical, calculated, and cool battling style, Lorelei has a surprising secret!"
Four Island - Little Girl
  • What is this person like?
"Did you know Lorelei has lots and lots of stuffed dolls?
Every time she comes back to Four Island, her collection grows!"
Four Island - Old Lady
  • Favorite kind of Pokémon?
"The Lapras she has, I imagine it to be the one she met as a child.
I believe it was in Icefall Cave that she caught it.
Perhaps that Pokémon has been with her ever since."
Message from Lorelei
  • From: Lorelei
  • To: [Player]
"I needed to thank you for your help.
But that has nothing to do with our battles. You'd better watch out next time!"


This listing is of Lorelei's Pokémon in the games in which she has appeared.

Pokémon Red and Blue

Lorelei has two Super Potions per Pokémon, using them 50% of the time if their HP falls below 20%.

Pokémon Yellow

Lorelei has two Super Potions per Pokémon, using them 50% of the time if their HP falls below 20%.

Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen

Lorelei has two Full Restores in both battles.

First battle


Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!

First battle


In the side series games

Pokémon Stadium

Lorelei appears as a part of the Elite Four in Pokémon Stadium's Gym Leader Castle, notably using a Legendary Pokémon in Articuno.


Round 1

Round 2

In the spin-off games

Pokémon Puzzle League

Lorelei appears as a member of the Puzzle League Elite Four in Pokémon Puzzle League. She also helps tutor the player at the Puzzle University.

Despite being based on her anime appearance, she uses her name from the games, instead of the name given to her in the English dub of the anime, Prima.



Pokémon Masters EX

Main article: Lorelei (Masters)

Lorelei, in her Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen design, forms a sync pair with Lapras and Cloyster in Pokémon Masters EX. Lorelei became a playable sync pair since the game's release.

Lorelei has also made notable appearances in the game's Main Stories, the PML Arc, and the Villain Arc.

Sync Dex Trainer NDex Pokémon Type Weakness Role Base Potential Availability
#007   Lorelei #0131   Lapras
  ★★★★☆☆EX Sync Pair Scout
#007   Lorelei #0091   Cloyster
  ★★★★★☆EX Variety Sync Pair Scout



Official artwork from
FireRed and LeafGreen
Confronting Chase and Elaine

Sprites and models

In the core series

Sprite from
Red and Blue
Sprite from
Sprite from
FireRed and LeafGreen
VS model from
Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!
Overworld sprite from
Generation I
Overworld sprite from
FireRed and LeafGreen
Overworld model from
Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!

In other games

Portrait from


Main article: Lorelei/Quotes

In the anime

Main series

Prima redirects here. For the guidebook company, see Prima Games.
Lorelei in the anime, known as Prima in this canon

Lorelei appeared in The Mandarin Island Miss Match. Her name was changed to Prima in the English dub of the episode. In this episode, the dub referred to Prima as a Pokémon Master rather than an Elite Four member.

While on Mandarin Island South, Tracey learned that Prima will be giving a lecture and battle demonstration there. He also revealed that she has a house on the island and trains there during her sabbaticals. Ash and his friends had a chance encounter with Prima while sitting down at a café. Misty was very excited, as Prima was her idol. Ash enthusiastically challenged Prima to a battle, but she didn't notice him and instead gravitated towards Misty's Togepi. Prima did, however, invite them to her lecture and demonstration. She watched Ash's match against a Trainer. Prima then stepped in with her Slowbro after Ash's Charizard was being disobedient, allowing Ash to recall him back to his Poké Ball.

Ash and the others went on to attend Prima's demonstration at the Mandarin Stadium and watched her defeat three Trainers in a row. The group then visited her home. After Ash insisted once again, Prima finally agreed to a one-on-one battle. Ash sent out Pikachu and Prima selected her Cloyster, and Ash went on to lose the match. Prima said that Ash had the potential to become great, but needed to find more of his inner strength, since he had forgotten to connect with his Pokémon.

Just then, Team Rocket arrived on the scene, but Prima sent out her Jynx and dealt with them swiftly. Afterwards, she wished the group well and informed Ash that the closest Gym was the Trovita Gym.

Prima was mentioned by Misty in Wired for Battle!, in which the dub referred to her as an Elite Four member.


Prima takes time out of her busy schedule to relax on Mandarin Island South and admire nature. She claims her strategy in life is to go with the flow like water, but to become as hard as ice in battle.

Prima's skills are highly regarded and she makes frequent appearances in the media, though she is dismissive of her fame and the praise of others. Instead, she mentors up-and-coming Trainers and hosts her own lectures. In particular, she teaches Trainers to find their inner strength and value the connection they have with their Pokémon. She also sells her lectures as tapes, but for expensive prices.


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This listing is of Prima (Lorelei)'s Pokémon in the anime:

Prima first used her Slowbro to calm down Ash's rampaging Charizard with its Disable, which allowed Ash to recall it.

Prima also used Slowbro during her lecture. It was easily able to take out a Trainer's Machamp with a Mega Punch.

Slowbro's known moves are Disable and Mega Punch.

Debut The Mandarin Island Miss Match
Voice actors
English Eric Stuart
Not much is known about Prima's Dewgong, as it has only been seen briefly during Prima's lecture, where it defeated a Trainer's Marowak.

Dewgong's only known move is Aurora Beam.

Debut The Mandarin Island Miss Match
Voice actors
English Michael Haigney
Main article: Lorelei's Cloyster

Cloyster is Prima's main Pokémon. She first used it during her lecture, where it was easily able to freeze a Trainer's Kadabra with a strong Blizzard. She also later used Cloyster in her battle against Ash's Pikachu. While Pikachu managed to damage Cloyster with Thunder, Cloyster was easily able to defeat him with an Aurora Beam-Take Down combo.

Debut The Mandarin Island Miss Match
Voice actors
Japanese Katsuyuki Konishi
English Michael Haigney
Prima used her Jynx when Team Rocket arrived at home to steal Pikachu. Jynx first froze Team Rocket with an Ice Punch* and then sent them blasting off by using Blizzard.

Jynx's known moves are Ice Punch and Blizzard.

Debut The Mandarin Island Miss Match
Voice actors
English Rachael Lillis

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 川村万梨阿 Maria Kawamura
English Jayne Grand
Arabic فدوى سليمان Fadwa Souleimane
Mandarin Chinese 龍顯蕙 Lóng Xiǎnhuì
Czech Klára Jandová
Hebrew סי היימן Si Hayman
Norwegian Katrine Blomstrand
Polish Anna Bielańska
Brazilian Portuguese Fátima Noya
Spanish Latin America Gabriela Willert
Spain Olga Cano

Pokémon Origins

Lorelei in Pokémon Origins

Lorelei appeared briefly in File 4: Charizard. She was seen being challenged and defeated by Red, allowing Red to move on and challenge Bruno.


Dewgong is Lorelei's only known Pokémon. She was seen using it against Red's Jolteon, eventually being defeated off-screen.

Dewgong's only known move is Aurora Beam.

Debut File 4: Charizard

Pokémon Generations

Lorelei appeared in The Challenger, where she talked about Blue, the first Trainer in a long time to collect eight Gym Badges, with the rest of the Kanto Elite Four. During the discussion, she gloated to Agatha that she would defeat Blue before her. Later, Lorelei and her Lapras fought against Blue, but Lapras lost to Blue's Alakazam's Psychic, and she reluctantly allowed him to advance to Bruno's room.


Lapras is Lorelei's only known Pokémon. It was seen fighting against's Blue's Alakazam, but eventually lost to its Psychic attack.

Lapras's only known move is Body Slam.

Debut The Challenger

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 折笠富美子 Fumiko Orikasa
English Erica Lindbeck
European Spanish Marina García Guevara


Lorelei briefly appeared in GOTCHA!.

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


Red, Green & Blue arc

Lorelei was briefly seen in A Charizard...and a Champion with her fellow Elite Four, watching the finals of the Pokémon League.

Yellow arc

Lorelei is a villainess in the Pokémon Adventures manga. She is one of the Elite Four and, along with Bruno, Agatha, and Lance, tried to take over the world and kill all humans who weren't nice to Pokémon. She keeps a small webcam in a cosmetics case to communicate with Agatha and has the ability to make voodoo dolls out of ice. Lorelei was recruited by Agatha when she was little and healed her Seel. Agatha found out that they both hated human's cruelty towards Pokémon, so Lorelei joined the Elite Four.

Lorelei froze Red and Sabrina in ice, causing them severe injuries that continued to harm them for several years. She later found Yellow and Bill in Viridian Forest and attacked them with her Dewgong and Cloyster. She used their combined powers to make an "Ice Spike Cannon" to bury the two of them alive but Yellow used Pikachu to study the move from inside its Poké Ball. Yellow read Pikachu's mind and knocked out Cloyster, making the attack useless. Lorelei then gave chase to her and Bill and, once they jumped into a river, Lorelei froze it over. Lorelei then started asking questions about Yellow's power and if she could read Pika's past thoughts. Before these questions were answered, Yellow had Ratty use Hyper Fang through the iceberg and free them. When Lorelei was about to send out her Pokémon once again, Green deflected her Poké Ball and Yellow and Bill got away. Lorelei then contacted Agatha with her cosmetics case about Yellow's ability and proclaims that if Yellow's power grows she will be able to read the past memories of Pika and learn the details of Red and Bruno's battle. She then delegated Yellow as the new target of the Elite Four.

After this, Lorelei had her Shellder and Cloyster attack Celadon City in order to stall Erika.

Green and Sabrina battle Lorelei on Cerise Island. Lorelei used her voodoo dolls to chain Green and Sabrina together and eventually freeze them, just as she had done to Red. The lack of teamwork between Green and Sabrina got Green knocked out (Green was being targeted since she was the one who had humiliated Lorelei in her battle with Yellow). After a while Green woke up and was able to save herself and Sabrina with Blasty before they fell off a cliff. She had her Clefable use Minimize to steal the dolls from Lorelei, having Blasty break the two dolls and inadvertently severing Green's arm in the process. It was then revealed that the whole time her arm was actually Ditty and that getting her arm "cut off" was part of her plan and had Ditty tie her up. Sabrina suffered from lasting injuries caused by Lorelei's ice cuffs. As a result, she and Red were forced to deal with painful wounds for a very long time.

FireRed & LeafGreen arc

Lorelei vanished for several years, and only recently made another appearance when she saved Red and Blue from Team Rocket's Three Beasts. Lorelei decided to ally herself with Red and Blue because Team Rocket invaded her home Four Island of the Sevii Islands. She battled against Sird on Seven Island, but was defeated after Sird distracted her with the Unown she had released from the Tanoby Chambers. Lorelei managed to wrap her Jynx's icy breath around Sird's leg, allowing her to track her moves. At the end of the chapter, detecting that Sird was nearby, Lorelei attempted to freeze her over as payback for her defeat, but Sird managed to break the ice before she was completely frozen over and escape.

Emerald arc

Lorelei makes a cameo appearance in Epilogue, heading to the Battle Frontier aboard the Seagallop ferry.


This listing is of Lorelei's Pokémon in the Pokémon Adventures manga.

Dewgong is one of Lorelei's most used Pokémon. In addition to her using Ice Beam in conjunction with Cloyster's Spike Cannon to create a massive impact, Dewgong has been known to use her Ice attacks for sliding.

Dewgong's known moves are Aurora Beam, Blizzard, and Ice Beam.

Debut Do Wrong Dewgong!
Main article: Lorelei's Cloyster

Cloyster was first used along with Dewgong to trap Bill and Yellow. Cloyster was seen to be very strong both defensively and offensive, as it was able to use Spike Cannon to easily trap them. However, it was defeated by a wide variety of characters, typically by exploiting its vulnerabilities.

Debut Cloystered
Seel only appeared in a flashback when Lorelei was recalling the time she met Agatha. It was poisoned by a nearby industrialization and then healed by Agatha's Gastly.

None of Seel's moves are known.

Debut Can You Diglett?
Lorelei's Jynx was best known for her freezing abilities. She was first seen trying to prevent Red from escaping by extending her extremely long hair and using it to grip his neck tightly.

Jynx's known moves are Ice Beam, Thrash, Pound, and Lovely Kiss.

Debut Jigglypuff Jive
Shellder (multiple)
Lorelei's multiple Shellder were seen attacking the cities in Kanto. Yet, Erika was one of the Gym Leaders who was trying to stop them from attacking.

Shellder's only known move is Clamp.

Debut Playing Horsea
Slowbro (multiple)
Slowbro are Pokémon belonging to Lorelei that are not Ice-type Pokémon. They were used to guard the island from intruders, also using their Shellders to watch behind them. They were first seen while Yellow and the others were flying on a Jigglypuff and Green used her special goggles to see through her Horsea's Smokescreen. One of them battled against Green and Sabrina.

One of the Slowbro's known moves is Amnesia.

Debut Playing Horsea
Slowking is another of Lorelei's non-Ice types. She used it to bail herself out along with Red, Blue, Bill and their Pokémon by using Dig. Although it was first seen in the FireRed & LeafGreen arc, its existence was alluded as early as the Yellow arc, when Lorelei mentions that had a Shellder bitten a Slowpoke in the head, it would have made the Slowpoke much more formidable.

Slowking's known moves are Dig and Psychic.

Debut A Beastly Cold Reception
Lapras was seen with Lorelei while on the Seagallop.

None of Lapras's moves are known.

Debut Put Your Beast Foot Forward
This Shellder is not part of Lorelei's multiple minions belonging to Agatha's army. She was used to save Ultima from falling.

Shellder's only known move is Icicle Spear and Clamp*, and her Ability is Shell Armor.

Debut Bested by Banette

Pokémon Pocket Monsters

Lorelei as a teacher
Lorelei in Pokémon Pocket Monsters

Lorelei debuts in To the Pokémon League!! as the first Elite Four member who is challenged by Red. She is first seen welcoming Red to the Pokémon League, disguising herself as a teacher. She takes Red to her school and introduces him to her Pokémon. In the school, she gives him and his Pokémon some math assignments and shows them to some plants. After Pikachu managed to get a perfect score on a math assignment, she shows them to the plants and tricks Clefairy by holding a giant magnifying glass by the sun and using the rays to burn Clefairy, with Slowbro shooting water to cool him off. Then, Lorelei decides to serve everyone food. She pulled another trick on Clefairy by hiding her Cloyster in Clefairy's bowl, making him accidentally eat Cloyster. During the physical education class where the Pokémon had to jump over a beam, her Jynx managed to perform it very well and switched the bouncer to make it where Clefairy landed on it. This is where Lorelei revealed herself to be the first member of the Elite Four.

Lorelei had her Pokémon attack Clefairy and Pikachu. However, her Jynx ran off after she failed to immobilize Clefairy and her Lapras and Dewgong were zapped by Pikachu. After the battle, Lorelei and Red shook hands, congratulating Red for a job well done.


Slowbro was first seen along with Lorelei's other Pokémon when she welcomed Red and her Pokémon to her school. When Clefairy was on fire from the sun rays coming from the giant magnifying glass, it shot water at Clefairy, cooling him off. After revealing herself, she wanted her Slowbro to attack Pikachu and Clefairy but stood there, much to her ire.

None of Slowbro's moves are known.

Debut To the Pokémon League!!
Dewgong was first seen along with Lorelei's other Pokémon when she welcomed Red and her Pokémon to her school. During a trick played on Clefairy, it participated in holding up a giant magnifying glass to the sun to burn Clefairy. During the battle when Lorelei revealed herself, Dewgong managed to freeze Clefairy but was beaten by Pikachu.

Dewgong's only known move is Aurora Beam.

Debut To the Pokémon League!!
Main article: Lorelei's Cloyster

Cloyster was first seen along with Lorelei's other Pokémon when she welcomed Red and his Pokémon to her school. It was mostly used as a weapon for Lorelei's tricks on Clefairy.

Debut To the Pokémon League!!
Jynx was first seen along with Lorelei's other Pokémon when she welcomed Red and his Pokémon to her school. It held out Cloyster and smacked Clefairy with it. She was one of the Pokémon responsible for holding up a magnifying glass at the sun, which burnt Clefairy. In the physical education class, Jynx jumped on a bouncer and managed to jump over a beam. When it was Clefairy's turn, she switched bouncers in order for Clefairy to land on it. During the battle when Lorelei removed her disguise, she gave a kiss to Clefairy but Clefairy did not succumb to the effects of her kiss, which resulted her in running off.

Jynx's only known move is Lovely Kiss.

Debut To the Pokémon League!!
Lapras was first seen along with Lorelei's other Pokémon when she welcomed Red and his Pokémon to her school. It helped Jynx up when she wanted to hold up a magnifying glass at the sun. During the battle after Lorelei removed her disguise, it was taken out by Pikachu's electricity.

Lapras's only known move is Ice Beam.

Debut To the Pokémon League!!

Pokémon Zensho

Lorelei in Pokémon Zensho

In PZ10, as the first member of the Elite Four, Lorelei battles Satoshi with her Cloyster. She is defeated, allowing Satoshi to move on to the next room to face Bruno.



In the TCG

This listing is of cards mentioning or featuring Lorelei or her 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 silver background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Rarity # Japanese
Rarity #
Misty & Lorelei Su Cosmic Eclipse   199/236 Tag All Stars   147/173
      Tag All Stars   191/173


  • In the novelization of the anime episode where Lorelei appeared, she is still referred to as Prima except for one error near the novelization's ending, where she is called Lorelei.
  • Lorelei is the only member of the Kanto Elite Four to not use two Pokémon of the same species at once. Bruno has two Onix, Agatha has two Gengar, and Lance has two Dragonair.
  • Lorelei was the first Elite Four member to be seen outside the Pokémon League in the games, appearing outside of the League in Generation III.
    • In Generation II, Lance appears outside the Pokémon League. However, he is the Champion rather than an Elite Four member at the time.
  • Lorelei is one of few members of any Elite Four to have a home shown in-game, the others being Caitlin, Hala, Olivia, and Acerola.
  • In the French localizations of Generation I games, as well as Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen, Lorelei is depicted with a stereotypical and prominent German accent.
  • In the Generation I core series games, the battles against Lorelei, Bruno, and Agatha use the standard Trainer battle theme, while the Gym Leader battle theme is played only against Lance. In Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen, the Gym Leader battle theme plays during the battles against all four members of the Elite Four.
  • In the Generation III games, all of Lorelei's Pokémon are female during the first battle against her, but during the rematch, they're all male instead, excluding Jynx, which is an all-female species.
  • Despite being an Ice-type specialist, Lorelei uses an equal number of Water- and Ice-type Pokémon in her initial teams.


Language Name Origin
Japanese カンナ Kanna From the genus Canna and 寒 kan (cold)
English, German,
Spanish, Italian,
Brazilian Portuguese
Lorelei From Lorelei, a siren whose beauty and voice lured sailors of the Rhine River to their deaths
Prima* Shares the same number of syllables as Kanna. Possibly from prim or prime.
French Olga* From Olga, a stereotypical Scandinavian name
From sirène (mermaid)
From her Japanese name
Korean 칸나 Kanna Transcription of her Japanese name
Chinese (Mandarin) 科拿 Kēná* Transcription of her Japanese name
康娜 Kāngnà*
甘娜 Gānnà*
美人蕉 Měirénjiāo*
Transcription of her Japanese name
Transcription of her Japanese name
From 美人蕉 měirénjiāo (canna lily)
Chinese (Cantonese) 科拿 Fona Mandarin-based transcription of her Japanese name
Russian Лорелей Loreley Transcription of her English name
Thai คันนะ Khanna Transcription of her Japanese name
Vietnamese Kanna Transcription of her Japanese name

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