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Recurring wild Pokémon in the anime

Several wild Pokémon had a recurring role in the Pokémon anime.

Contents

Original series

Kanto

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English
Recurring Fearow anime.png
Fearow
Main article: Ash's Fearow#In the anime
Ho-Oh Debut.png
Ho-Oh
Main article: Ho-Oh (anime)
Meowth Team Rocket.png
Meowth
Main article: Meowth (Team Rocket)
Sabrina Haunter.png
Haunter
Main article: Sabrina's Haunter
Jigglypuff anime.png
Jigglypuff
Main article: Jigglypuff (anime)
Clefairy leader.png
Clefairy
EP062, EP246 Unknown
Mewtwo M01.png
Mewtwo
Main article: Mewtwo (M01)

Orange Islands

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English
Slowking M02.png
Slowking
Main article: Slowking (M02)
EP257.png
Lapras
EP113, EP257 Unknown

Johto

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English
Recurring Suicune anime.png
Suicune
EP117, EP227 Masahiko Tanaka
Pichu Brothers.png
Pichu
Main article: Pichu Brothers
Articuno anime.png
Articuno
Main article: Articuno (anime)
Dr Namba Lugia.png
Lugia
Main article: Lugia (anime)
Silver Lugia anime.png
Lugia
Main article: Silver (Johto)
Wynaut anime.png
Wynaut
Main article: Wynaut (anime)
Ash Larvitar.png
Larvitar
Main article: Ash's Larvitar

Pokémon the Series: Ruby and Sapphire

Hoenn

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English
Dewford Island Loudred.png
Loudred
AG022, AG026-AG027, AG066 (flashback) Kōichi Sakaguchi Darren Dunstan
Recurring Spoink anime.png
Spoink
AG079, AG093 Miyako Itō Rachael Lillis
Monsu Island Groudon.png
Groudon
Main article: Kyogre and Groudon (Ruby and Sapphire series)
Monsu Island Kyogre.png
Kyogre
Main article: Kyogre and Groudon (Ruby and Sapphire series)

Kanto

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English
Noland Articuno.png
Articuno
Main article: Noland's Articuno
Solana Deoxys Attack Forme.png
Deoxys
Main article: Deoxys (anime)

Pokémon the Series: Diamond and Pearl

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English
Lake guardians anime.png
Lake guardians
Main article: Lake guardians (anime)
Marill PK.png
Marill
PK18-PK21 Unknown N/A
Hippopotas anime.png
Hippopotas
DP044, DP065 Chie Satō

Pokémon the Series: Black & White

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English
Zekrom anime.png
Zekrom
BW001-BW002 N/A
Forces of Nature anime.png
Forces of Nature
Main article: Forces of Nature (anime)
Ferris Carracosta.png
Carracosta
Main article: Ferris#Pokémon
Meloetta Aria Forme anime.png
Meloetta
Main article: Meloetta (anime)
Reshiram anime.png
Reshiram
Main article: Reshiram (anime)

Pokémon the Series: XY

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English
Malamar anime.png
Malamar
Main article: Malamar (anime)
Weather Trio 2.png
Weather trio
Main article: Weather trio (XY series)
Wooper anime.png
Wooper
Main article: Wooper (anime)
Blue Flower Florges anime.png
Florges
Main article: Florges (anime)
Squishy.png
Zygarde
Main article: Squishy
Z2 Zygarde Core.png
Zygarde
Main article: Z2

Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon

Pokémon Journeys: The Series

First seen in Kanto

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English
Mew anime.png
Mew
JN001, JN020, JN032 (flashback) Koichi Yamadera

First seen in Galar

Pokémon Appearances Voice actor
Japanese English
Drednaw anime.png
Drednaw
JN012-JN013 Unknown Ray Chase
Morpeko Full Belly anime.png
Morpeko
JN028, JN033 Unknown N/A

Recurring Pokémon that have been caught

Sixteen recurring wild Pokémon were later caught, nine by Ash, one by Clemont, one by Jessie, one by Lana, two by Goh, one by Lance, and one by Acerola.



Anime characters
Protagonists Ash KetchumPikachuMistyTogeticBrockTracey SketchitMayMaxDawnPiplupIrisAxewCilanSerenaClemontBonnieDedenneLanaKiaweLillieSophoclesMallowRotom PokédexGohRaboot
Rivals GaryRitchieHarrisonDrewHarleyMorrisonTysonSolidadPaulNandoZoeyKennyConwayBarryUrsulaTobiasTripBiancaBurgundyStephanGeorgiaCameronVirgilAriaAlainMietteTiernoShaunaTrevorNiniSawyerGladionHoracioHau
Antagonists JessieJamesMeowthWobbuffetGiovanniButchCassidyDr. NambaMatoriPierceDr. ZagerGozuTabithaMaxieShellyArchieHunter JSaturnCyrusMarsJupiterCharonColressAldithGhetsisBarretMalamarLysandreMableCelosiaAlianaXerosicBryonyTuppZippRappPlumeriaGuzmaViren
Professors Professor OakProfessor IvyProfessor ElmProfessor BirchProfessor RowanProfessor CarolinaProfessor JuniperDr. FennelCedric JuniperProfessor SycamoreProfessor KukuiProfessor BurnetProfessor Cerise
Relatives Delia KetchumMimeyDaisyVioletLilyJames's parentsFlintLolaForrestBrock's siblingsNormanCarolineJohannaChiliCressGraceMeyerLana's fatherLana's motherHarper and SarahRangoSimaMimoKiawe's grandfatherMohnLusamineGladionSophocles's parentsMolayneAbeMallow's motherUluIkuoCamilleHalta
Supporting Ho-OhOfficer JennyNurse JoyMagikarp salesmanJigglypuffTodd SnapCharles GoodshowCaseyGranbullLizaSakuraLanceLarvitarRaoul ContestaMr. SukizoStevenVivian MeridianRobertScottLilian MeridianSolanaMarianBrandonLake guardiansYuzoRhondaCynthiaReggieAngieLookerIzzy and CaraLyraKhouryDon GeorgeElderAlderLukeFreddy O'MartianIngoEmmetMeloettaJervisNAnthea and ConcordiaPorterAlexaSophieCosetteClembotSanpeiMairinAstridDianthaKorrinaGurkinnMonsieur PierrePalermoKeananMalvaSquishyZ2Guardian deitiesBewearSamson OakAnelaToucannon's flockStoutlandHobbesNinaAnnaLakiOranguruDanaYansuLight trioStuffulWickeFabaUltra BeastsGrandpa ForestIlimaAcerolaDiaChloeChrysaRenRotom PhonesParkerTaliaLeonGym LeadersElite FourCoordinatorsFrontier BrainsPerformersIsland KahunasRecurring wild PokémonMany temporary characters

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