Professor Turo

Professor Turo
フトゥー Futu
Violet Turo.png
Art from Pokémon Violet
Gender Male
Eye color Brown
Hair color Light brown
Hometown Unknown
Region Paldea
Generation IX
Games Violet

Professor Turo (Japanese: フトゥー Futu) is a Pokémon Professor in Pokémon Violet.

In the games

Professor Turo is a Pokémon Professor who only appears in Pokémon Violet. His counterpart is Professor Sada, who only appears in Pokémon Scarlet.


  • He and Professor Sada are the first Pokémon Professors from the core series who do not have a name derived from flora.


Language Name Origin
Japanese フトゥー Futu From futūrum (Latin for future)
English, Spanish Turo From futuro (Spanish for future)
German Futurus From futūrus (Latin for "about to be")
French, Italian Turum From futūrum (Latin for future)
Korean 투로 Turo Transcription of his English name
Chinese (Mandarin) 弗圖 / 弗图 Fútú Transcription of his Japanese name
Chinese (Cantonese) 弗圖 Fāttòuh Mandarin-based transcription of his Japanese name

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Non-player characters in the core series games
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Gym Leaders

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