ナツメ Natsume
"The Master of Psychic Pokémon!"
Lets Go Pikachu Eevee Sabrina.png
Art from Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!
Age 21 (The Electric Tale of Pikachu)
Gender Female
Eye color Pink (games), blue (anime)
Hair color Black (games and TCG), dark green (anime)
Hometown Saffron City
Region Kanto
Relatives Father, mother (anime)
Trainer class Gym LeaderRBYGSCFRLGHGSSPE
Pokémon TrainerB2W2
Movie StarB2W2
Generation I, II, III, IV, V, VII
Games Red, Blue, Yellow, Gold, Silver, Crystal, FireRed, LeafGreen, HeartGold, SoulSilver, Black 2, White 2, Let's Go, Pikachu!, Let's Go, Eevee!, Stadium, Stadium 2, Masters EX
Leader of Saffron Gym
Badge Marsh Badge
Specializes in Psychic types
Game animation debut File 3: Giovanni
English voice actor Lizzie Freeman[1] (Masters EX)
Japanese voice actor Rie Tanaka[2] (Masters EX)
Anime debut Abra and the Psychic Showdown
English voice actor Lisa Ortiz
Japanese voice actor Kae Araki

Sabrina (Japanese: ナツメ Natsume) is the Gym Leader of Saffron City's Gym, known officially as the Saffron Gym. She hands out the Marsh Badge to Trainers who defeat her. She possesses psychic abilities and specializes in Psychic-type Pokémon.

In the core series games

Sabrina is the Gym Leader of the Saffron Gym. Known as "The Master of Psychic Pokémon" ("The Mistress of Psychic-type Pokémon" in Generation IV), she has had psychic powers ever since she was a child, when she accidentally bent a spoon. She apparently dislikes battling, but is hard to beat because she can communicate with her Pokémon telepathically. Her fame has grown so much that even Trainers living in the Sevii Islands have heard of her. Previously, there were two Gyms in Saffron City, a Fighting-type Gym and a Psychic-type Gym. Sabrina used her advantage to defeat the rival Gym and strip them of their Gym status, turning them to the Fighting Dojo.

She appears to have the ability to see the future. In Pokémon Gold, Silver, and Crystal she states that three years ago she foresaw the arrival of another strong challenger (realized in the form of Ethan, Kris, and Lyra). After this second defeat, she accepts that her ability of foresight may be limited. In Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, she will conclude each post-game rematch with the player by making the aforementioned prediction of facing another equally strong Trainer in three years.

In Pokémon Red, Blue, Yellow, FireRed, and LeafGreen and Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, Trainers must navigate warp tiles to find Sabrina hiding in the middle of her Gym. Defeating her will earn them the Marsh Badge and a Psychic-type TM: TM46 (Psywave) in Generation I, TM04 (Calm Mind) in Generation III, and TM33 (Calm Mind) in Generation VII. The Gym maintains a similar style in Pokémon Gold, Silver, Crystal, HeartGold, and SoulSilver. The warp tiles are maintained, as is the Badge: Sabrina, however, gives no TM in Generation II and TM48 (Skill Swap) in Generation IV.

In Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, Sabrina has received a major redesign, now sporting a vastly different hairstyle and changing her wardrobe from a conservative dark-red turtleneck to a completely new, more casual-looking outfit. After her initial defeat in Saffron City, she ventures outside of her Gym. She can be found at the dock for the S.S. Aqua in the Olivine City Harbor at any time on Friday. After the player has obtained her phone number here, she can be called during Sunday afternoon to arrange a rematch at the Fighting Dojo she once defeated.

In Pokémon Black 2 and White 2, Sabrina appears in the Pokémon World Tournament as a participant along with other Gym Leaders. She also appears at Pokéstar Studios as a Movie Star, playing the role of Magic Queen Bellelba (Japanese: まほうクイーン ジュジュベ Magic Queen Jujube), a villain in the Mystery Doors of the Magical Land Series.

Fame Checker

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

Saffron City - Sign
  • What does this person do?
"Saffron City Pokémon Gym
Leader: Sabrina
The Master of Psychic Pokémon!"
Three Island - Young Man
  • Favorite kind of Pokémon?
"You know about a girl Gym Leader in Saffron City?
She uses Psychic-type Pokémon, right?"
Saffron Gym - Sabrina
  • What is this person like?
"I have had psychic powers since I was a child.
It started when a spoon I carelessly tossed, bent."
Saffron Gym - Sabrina
  • What is this person like?
"I dislike battling, but if you wish, I will show you my powers!"
Saffron City - Pokémon Journal
  • There’s a rumor...
"People say that Sabrina can communicate with her Pokémon during battle without speaking."
Saffron Gym - Psychic Tyron
  • What is this person like?
"Sabrina just wiped out the Karate Master next door."
Message from Sabrina
  • From: Sabrina
  • To: [Player]
"The love you have towards your Pokémon...
It was a power that was never bested by my psychic power."


Pokémon Red and Blue

For each of her Pokémon, Sabrina has a Hyper Potion that she uses 25% of the time if the HP falls below 10%.

Pokémon Yellow

For each of her Pokémon, Sabrina has at least one X Defend.

Pokémon Gold, Silver, and Crystal

Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen

Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver

Gym battle


Pokémon Black 2 and White 2

Pokémon World Tournament

Sabrina uses three of these Pokémon in Single Battles, four in Double and Rotation Battles, and all six in Triple Battles. Sabrina will always lead with her signature Pokémon, Alakazam.

Kanto Leaders Tournament

Type Expert/World Leaders Tournament

The Battle Between Legendary Pokémon

Pokéstar Studios
Mystery Doors of the Magical Land

Mystery Doors of the Magical Land 3

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

Gym battle


In the side series games

Pokémon Stadium

Sabrina appears in Pokémon Stadium as the sixth Gym Leader the player faces during the Gym Leader Castle challenge. In Round 2, she also uses Pokémon outside her specialty type.


Round 1

Round 2

Pokémon Stadium 2

Sabrina returns in Pokémon Stadium 2 as part of the Kanto Gym Leader Castle. Her party now includes several Pokémon with Fighting-type moves to counter any Dark-type Pokémon used against her.

During the game's end credits, Sabrina is seen having a battle with Will at the Saffron Gym.


Round 1

Round 2

In the spin-off games

Pokémon Puzzle League

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Sabrina appears in Pokémon Puzzle League.

Pokémon Zany Cards

Sabrina in Pokémon Zany Cards

Sabrina appears, along with Koga, as the Stage 4 opponent of Special Seven mode.

Pokémon Masters EX

Main article: Sabrina (Masters)

Sabrina pairs up with Alakazam in Pokémon Masters EX.


Headshot from
Red and Blue
Official artwork from
Official artwork from
FireRed and LeafGreen
Official artwork from
HeartGold and SoulSilver


In the core series

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Sprite from
Red and Blue
Sprite from
Sprite from
Generation II
Sprite from
FireRed and LeafGreen
Sprite from
HeartGold and SoulSilver
VS sprite from
HeartGold and SoulSilver
Sprite from
Black 2 and White 2
VS model from
Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!
Overworld sprite from
Red and Blue
Overworld sprite from
Overworld sprite from
Generation II
Overworld sprite from
FireRed and LeafGreen
Overworld sprite from
HeartGold and SoulSilver
Overworld sprite from
Black 2 and White 2
Pokéstar Studios sprites
Bellelba sprite from
Black 2 and
White 2
Bellelba portrait from
Black 2 and White 2

In other games

Portrait from
Portraits from
Stadium 2


Main article: Sabrina/Quotes

In the anime

Main series

Sabrina with a doll of her former self

Ash and his friends first encountered Sabrina's younger self as they approached Saffron City in Abra and the Psychic Showdown. Her younger version went on to save the group from Team Rocket's seemingly inescapable trap room. Ash and his friends soon realized that the young girl was in fact Sabrina when they visited the Saffron Gym for Ash's fourth Badge.

Ash went on to challenge Sabrina in a one-on-one match, but Pikachu was soon overwhelmed by Sabrina's newly-evolved Kadabra and its strong Psychic powers. After Ash forfeited, Sabrina shrunk down and transported the group to her giant play town. Sabrina's father helped them escape before they were crushed by a ball.

Afterwards, Sabrina's father recommended that Ash catch himself a Ghost Pokémon to defeat Sabrina's Psychic Pokémon. The group then headed to the Lavender Tower, and by the end of The Tower of Terror, Ash managed to befriend a Haunter. Sabrina was only seen during flashbacks in that episode.

Sabrina reappeared in Haunter versus Kadabra, where Ash had a rematch against her upon his return. However, Haunter abandoned him as soon as the challenge began, and Ash's other Pokémon were too scared to face Kadabra. Misty and Brock were subsequently transformed into dolls and placed into Sabrina's dollhouse alongside her mother, who had been stuck there for some time, while Sabrina's father managed to rescue Ash from suffering the same fate.

Later, Sabrina's father formally introduced himself and explained to Ash that his daughter had developed incredibly strong psychic powers that even exceeded his own. She was able to use her psychic powers to do many things, such as teleportation, telepathy, psychokinesis, and transmutation. She soon became obsessed with perfecting them and developed two separate personalities: her younger self and her adult self. At some point, Sabrina became the Saffron City Gym Leader and her notable strengths helped her establish the Gym as a training school for practicing Psychics.

Ash later reunited with Haunter and returned to the Gym once more. However, Haunter disappeared again, forcing Pikachu to battle Kadabra in its place. During the match, Haunter abruptly reappeared and started to playfully tease Sabrina. Haunter's antics delighted Sabrina so much that she was no longer able to contain her emotions and started to laugh. Her psychically-linked Pokémon joined along as well. This caused her two personalities to merge back into one, and as a result of this incapacitation, Ash won the Marsh Badge. Afterwards, Haunter chose to stay with Sabrina and her reunited family.


As Sabrina's psychic powers increased, she grew more obsessed with developing them. She also became less emotional, using her abilities for destructive purposes. This caused a deep psychological rift, and the emotions she tried to shut off developed into a separate personality: a young girl who manifested as a puppet around Sabrina. Sabrina's mind was then divided into the cold, callous woman with a thirst for power and the little girl who just wanted to have fun.

Prior to befriending Haunter, Sabrina was a menacing and strong Gym Leader. She was shown to be able to telepathically command her Kadabra. However, her lighthearted nature was seen briefly at the end of Haunter versus Kadabra.


This listing is of Sabrina's known Pokémon in the anime:

On hand
Abra → Kadabra
Main article: Sabrina's Kadabra

Kadabra first appeared as an Abra in Abra and the Psychic Showdown. Sabrina used it in a one-on-one Gym battle against Ash. During the battle with Ash's Pikachu, Abra evolved into a Kadabra and with its Psychic-type attacks, it eventually caused Ash to forfeit the match to save Pikachu from being further injured.

Ash later returned for a rematch in Haunter versus Kadabra. During the battle, Ash's Haunter appeared during the battle and made Sabrina laugh for the first time in years, which caused Kadabra to laugh as well due to the psychic bond it has with Sabrina. Due to this, Sabrina decided to give the Marsh Badge to Ash.

Debut Abra and the Psychic Showdown
Voice actors
Japanese Unshō Ishizuka
English Maddie Blaustein
Main article: Sabrina's Haunter

Haunter first appeared in The Tower of Terror. Ash went to the Pokémon Tower to capture a Ghost-type Pokémon, because Sabrina's father told him Ghost-type Pokémon were strong against Psychic-types like Kadabra. When he was there, he ran into Haunter, as well as its other two evolutionary family members Gastly and Gengar. Ash did not capture any of the three Pokémon, but on the way back to Saffron, he discovered Haunter was following him and decided to use it in his battle with Sabrina.

After returning to the Saffron Gym and announcing he wanted to battle Sabrina again, Haunter disappeared, forcing Ash to use his Pikachu once again. Before the battle was completed, however, Haunter appeared in front of Sabrina and started making faces, causing her to smile and laugh for the first time in years. Because Sabrina and Kadabra shared a psychic connection, both her and Kadabra were unable to battle from laughing so hard. After Ash was given the Marsh Badge and was ready to leave, Haunter remained in Saffron City.

Debut The Tower of Terror
Voice actors
Japanese Toshiyuki Morikawa
English Ted Lewis

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 荒木 香恵 Kae Araki
English Lisa Ortiz
Czech Jana Páleníčková
Finnish Minna Tasanto
German Anke Korte
Norwegian Katrine Blomstrand
Polish Anna Bielańska
Brazilian Portuguese Fernanda Bulara
Spanish Latin America Dulce Guerrero
Spain Adelaida López

Pokémon Origins

Sabrina in Pokémon Origins

Sabrina appeared briefly in File 3: Giovanni. She was shown being defeated by Red in a Gym battle, earning him the Marsh Badge.


Alakazam is Sabrina's only known Pokémon. It battled against Red's Haunter, but lost.

None of Alakazam's moves are known.

Debut File 3: Giovanni


Sabrina briefly appeared in GOTCHA!.

In the manga

The Electric Tale of Pikachu

Sabrina with Pikachu in The Electric Tale of Pikachu

The Electric Tale of Pikachu presents a more sympathetic portrayal of Sabrina. She appears in Haunting My Dreams as a kind and gentle shrine maiden who runs a Gym in the mountains with her Abra.

When she was a child, Sabrina's Pokémon were all killed by a gigantic Haunter called the Black Fog that used Dream Eater to suck out their souls. After defeating Ash in a Gym battle, Sabrina hears of the Black Fog appearing at the Pokémon Tower, and goes off to defeat it. Unfortunately, she herself falls prey to the Black Fog and her soul is sucked out. Eventually, with Brock and Ash's help, Sabrina is able to defeat the Black Fog. Though Ash tries to catch it with an Ultra Ball, it kills itself using Selfdestruct rather than let itself be captured.


Main article: Sabrina's Abra

Abra is Sabrina's only known Pokémon. It was used in Ash's Gym battle and won. Later, it was able to hold off a Haunter nicknamed the Black Fog.

Debut Haunting My Dreams!

Pokémon Adventures

Sabrina in Pokémon Adventures


Red, Green & Blue chapter

Sabrina is one of the three villainous heads of Team Rocket, and serves under Giovanni in Pokémon Adventures.

She debuts in Meanwhile...Vileplume!, where she is seen floating atop her Kadabra and spots Red leaving with an Eevee that Team Rocket experimented on. She comments how perfect it is that Eevee is in his hands and takes her leave elsewhere. Under Giovanni's orders, Sabrina captured Moltres and brought it to him at Saffron City. She attacks Red at Pallet Town, where she reveals that she has kidnapped Professor Oak and taunts Red by telling him to come to Saffron City. Once they arrive, they find out that Sabrina's Mr. Mime closed off Saffron City with a barrier.

Sabrina as a member of Team Rocket

Once Red, Blue, and Green manage to get past the barrier and inside the Silph Co. building, they are split up and face the three Rocket members alone. Sabrina is paired up against Green, who she forces to relive painful moments of her past by using her psychic abilities to pry into her mind and make her fears look real through illusions. Green eventually escapes the illusions by goading Sabrina into slashing her dress open, revealing two of her Pokémon hidden in her chest. Green's Pokémon use sound attacks to prevent Sabrina from using her powers and causing the illusions to fail. With Sabrina distracted, Green takes this chance to steal Sabrina's Marsh Badge and make her escape.

Sabrina eventually gets out of the attack and finds Red and Green with the Badge Energy Amplifier. Angered, she summons Moltres, Zapdos, and Articuno and has them surround Red. When Green activates the machine in order to obtain the new Pokémon she assumed it would create, she accidentally causes the three legendary Pokémon to fuse into one creature. Sabrina commands Thu-Fi-Zer and uses it to attack the three with its great strength. Eventually, it is defeated when Red, Blue, and Green combine their attacks into one and manage to separate the three Pokémon back into their original forms.

Yellow chapter
Sabrina in the eleventh chapter

Sabrina reappears with Koga and Lt. Surge to help battle the Elite Four on Cerise Island. There, they reveal that after their defeat at the Silph Co. building, they managed to escape and were planning on making a comeback before the Elite Four showed up. Although reluctant, the Rocket triad decides to work together with their former enemies to defeat their common opponents. Sabrina uses the Spoons of Destiny to decide with pair would face which member of the Elite Four. Sabrina is paired up with Green, and the two head off to face Lorelei in battle.

As soon as they arrive to face their opponent, Lorelei binds the two together with her ice handcuffs. Due to their lack of proper teamwork, the battle was only made harder with Sabrina and Green bound together. Eventually, Green defeats Lorelei after revealing the arm that was bound to Sabrina's arm was actually her Ditty in disguise and uses it to tie the villain up. This angers Sabrina, who soon yells at Green for fooling her just like she did to Lorelei. With the battle over, Sabrina leaves Green to meet up with Giovanni, who had also come to help battle. Although she and Lt. Surge suggest restarting Team Rocket again, Giovanni tells the two to go home and continue tending to their Gyms.

Gold, Silver & Crystal chapter

The battle with Lorelei gave Sabrina severe frostbite injuries on her wrist. She managed to cure this by traveling to Mt. Silver and bathed in the hot springs found there. There, she encountered Red, who was there to cure his own frostbite injuries, and told him that something was going to happen at the Pokémon League. After leaving, Sabrina leaves Red a note telling him about another hot spring that can cure his frostbite much faster so that he can get to the Pokémon League quickly.

Afterwards, she travels to the Pokémon League to have an exhibition match with the other Kanto Gym Leaders against the Johto Gym Leaders. Sabrina is paired up against Bugsy, whose attempts to befriend her end in vain. Despite the type disadvantage, Sabrina manages to defeat Bugsy with her Mr. Mime, who uses its abilities to create invisible walls to its advantage. When the Masked Man attacks the Pokémon League with his army of mind controlled Team Rocket Grunts, Sabrina assists her fellow Gym Leaders by battling the army. Once the battle had finally ended, Sabrina went back to usual Gym Leader duties.

Black 2 & White 2 chapter

Much later, she is revealed to have become an actress at Pokéstar Studios. When she notices Whitley having trouble picking a movie to act in, Sabrina has her Alakazam use its abilities to pick out a Brycen-Man movie for her.


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

Drowzee was used to sneak up on Erika prior to the showdown in Saffron City. However, it was noticed by the Grass-type Gym Leader and was easily defeated by Erika's Vileplume's Petal Dance.

None of Drowzee's moves are known.

Debut Blame It on Eevee
Main article: Sabrina's Kadabra

Kadabra is Sabrina's mode of transportation and often carries her on his back. He was able to disguise himself as Professor Oak and presumably other people as well. During Sabrina's battle with Green, he is shown to be one of Sabrina's most powerful Pokémon with very strong moves.

Debut Meanvile...Vileplume!
Mr. Mime
Mr. Mime was used by Sabrina to keep a massive Light Screen around Saffron City in order to keep intruders out. She fell to Red and Blue's teamwork in using Blue's Golduck to find her and Red's Pika to attack her. She was later used during the Gym Leader tournament, where she battled Bugsy's Scyther and defeated his Heracross.

Mr. Mime's known moves are Light Screen, Barrier, Confusion, Encore, and Psybeam, and her Ability is Filter.

Debut Peace of Mime
Alakazam first appeared on Cerise Island, where she was used to hand out the Spoons of Destiny. Later, she helped battle against Lorelei's Ice-type Pokémon. She also made an appearance in the Black 2 & White 2 chapter, where she helped choose a movie for Whitley.

Alakazam's known moves are Kinesis and Psychic, and her Ability is Synchronize.

Debut Karate Machop!
Venomoth was first used to battle Lorelei on Cerise Island. Due to Sabrina and Green's inability to work together, her moves were quickly blown away. Once Green was knocked unconscious, Sabrina was effectively able to knock out Lorelei's Cloyster with a repeated usage of Mega Drain. In the Gold, Silver & Crystal chapter, Venomoth was seen at the Mt. Silver hot springs and later appeared with Sabrina at the Pokémon League.

Venomoth's known moves are Sleep Powder and Mega Drain.

Debut Valiant Venomoth!
Main article: Moltres (Adventures)

Moltres, having been captured near the Indigo Plateau, first appeared on Cinnabar Island, where it fought against Blaine and Red before being sent to Sabrina. During the battle between Red, Blue and Green and the Rocket Triad members Lt. Surge, Koga, and Sabrina, it was merged with Articuno and Zapdos to create Thu-Fi-Zer. Once it was beaten, the three birds separated and returned to the wild.

Debut Holy Moltres
Main article: Thu-Fi-Zer

Thu-Fi-Zer is the combined form of the three Legendary birds that came into being with the power of Red's Gym Badges. It fought against the three Pokédex holders of Kanto in the Silph Co. building before it was separated by Saur's SolarBeam, Blasty's Hydro Pump and Blue's Charizard's Flamethrower.

Debut The Winged Legends

Pokémon Pocket Monsters

Sabrina in Pokémon Pocket Monsters

Sabrina appears in The Life-or-Death Magic Duel!!, where she challenges Red to a magic duel and loses. Later, she signs up for the No. 1 Pokémon contest.


Main article: Sabrina's Kadabra

Kadabra is a formidable opponent who challenged Clefairy to a magic duel and lost.

Debut The Life-or-Death Magic Duel!!
Sabrina signed up her Hypno to perform onstage.

Hypno's only known move is Hypnosis.

Debut Aim to be the No. 1 Pokémon!

Pokémon Zensho

Sabrina in Pokémon Zensho

Sabrina appears in PZ07, feeling humiliated after Shigeru defeated her and Team Rocket stole her Psychic Lapras. Satoshi finds her and tells her that he is a regular Pokémon Trainer. He, along with Lapras, try to cheer her up. Later, Sabrina and Satoshi teleport to the top floor to put a stop to Giovanni's plans. After defeating Giovanni with the taste of his own medicine, Sabrina gives the Marsh Badge to Satoshi and he heads on to the next town.

Given away

Lapras was given away to Satoshi after seeing him bond with it. This Lapras has telepathic abilities, allowing it to communicate with humans.

Lapras's known moves are Hydro Pump, Mist and Ice Beam.

Debut Saffron City

Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure

Sabrina in Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure

Sabrina appeared as a silhouette in JBA5 alongside her Alakazam and the other Kanto Gym Leaders.


This is a listing of Sabrina's known Pokémon in the Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure manga:

Alakazam is Sabrina's only known Pokémon. It only appeared as a silhouette.
Debut JBA5

In the TCG

Sabrina has an eponymous Theme Deck in the Gym Challenge expansion. Its Japanese counterpart is based on the Saffron Gym.


Sabrina and the Marsh Badge Sabrina and a Master Ball Sabrina throws a Poké Ball
Artwork from the
Yamabuki City Gym Theme Deck
Sabrina levitating Pokémon dolls and a Poké Ball Sabrina controls Misty and Psyduck Sabrina's updated VS art


This listing is of cards mentioning or featuring Sabrina or her Pokémon in the Pokémon Trading Card Game.

Sabrina's Pokémon
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 #
Sabrina's Gengar   Gym Heroes   14/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Sabrina's Venomoth   Gym Heroes   34/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Sabrina's Haunter   Gym Heroes   58/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Sabrina's Jynx   Gym Heroes   59/132 Yamabuki City Gym    
Sabrina's Slowbro   Gym Heroes   60/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Sabrina's Abra   Gym Heroes   91/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Sabrina's Drowzee   Gym Heroes   92/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Sabrina's Gastly   Gym Heroes   93/132 Yamabuki City Gym    
Sabrina's Mr. Mime   Gym Heroes   94/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Sabrina's Slowpoke   Gym Heroes   95/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Sabrina's Venonat   Gym Heroes   96/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Sabrina's Alakazam   Gym Challenge   16/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Sabrina's Gengar   Gym Challenge   29/132 Yamabuki City Gym    
Sabrina's Golduck   Gym Challenge   30/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Sabrina's Haunter   Gym Challenge   55/132 Yamabuki City Gym    
Sabrina's Hypno   Gym Challenge   56/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Sabrina's Jynx   Gym Challenge   57/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Sabrina's Kadabra   Gym Challenge   58/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Sabrina's Mr. Mime   Gym Challenge   59/132 Yamabuki City Gym    
Sabrina's Abra   Gym Challenge   93/132 Yamabuki City Gym    
Wizards Black Star Promos   19 Unnumbered Promotional cards    
Sabrina's Abra   Gym Challenge   94/132 Yamabuki City Gym    
Sabrina's Drowzee   Gym Challenge   95/132 Yamabuki City Gym    
Sabrina's Gastly   Gym Challenge   96/132 Yamabuki City Gym    
Sabrina's Gastly   Gym Challenge   97/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Sabrina's Porygon   Gym Challenge   98/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Sabrina's Psyduck   Gym Challenge   99/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Sabrina's Xatu         Pokémon VS   055/141
Sabrina's Espeon         Pokémon VS   056/141
Other related cards
Card Type English
Rarity # Japanese
Rarity #
Sabrina's ESP T Gym Heroes   117/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Sabrina's Gaze T Gym Heroes   125/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Sabrina T Gym Challenge   20/132 Yamabuki City Gym    
Gym Challenge   110/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Sabrina's Psychic Control T Gym Challenge   121/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Saffron City Gym T [St] Gym Challenge   122/132 Challenge from the Darkness    
Gym Badge I XY Black Star Promos   XY205 XY-P Promotional cards    
Sabrina's Suggestion Su Team Up   154/181 Tag Bolt   088/095
Team Up   181/181 Tag Bolt   109/095
Hidden Fates   65/68      
Bellelba & Brycen-Man Su Cosmic Eclipse   186/236 Tag All Stars   152/173
      Tag All Stars   194/173
Sabrina & Brycen Su SM Black Star Promos   SM246 S-P Promotional cards   142/S-P

In the TFG

Sabrina appears as a Trainer figure in the Groundbreakers expansion pack of the Pokémon Trading Figure Game.


  • Her Japanese Leader title is エスパー レディ.
  • In the Generation I games, Sabrina, along with other Trainer classes, is seen with a whip. This is a leftover from the development of Pokémon Red and Green since Game Freak considered the idea of humans fighting Pokémon themselves at one point, according to Ken Sugimori.[3]
  • In Red and Green, there is an oversight that causes the player to win against Sabrina even if they lose by returning to the Saffron Gym; this includes being registered as a winner and receiving the Marsh Badge and TM46. This error was fixed in Pokémon Blue and the international Pokémon Red and Blue.
  • Sabrina is the first Gym Leader in the anime to receive a Pokémon from a main character. The second is Gardenia.
  • Although Sabrina's official hair color is grayish-blue, there are many depictions of her with green, purple or black hair.
  • Even though Sabrina isn't an Aura user, one of her quotes in Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen has her describing Psychic abilities in a manner similar to Aura's description.
  • In Red and Blue, she is the only Gym Leader who uses a Pokémon not of the type she specializes in during Gym battles.
  • Sabrina uses a Venomoth on her team in all the games in which Koga does not use one on his team, and vice versa.
  • In FireRed and LeafGreen, two of Sabrina's post-battle quotes seem to have been accidentally swapped, with her talking about psychic powers after giving the player TM04 instead of describing the TM, which she only does if spoken to again afterwards.


Language Name Origin
Japanese ナツメ Natsume From 棗 natsume (jujube)
English, German,
Italian, Spanish,
Brazilian Portuguese
Sabrina From psychic (/ˈsaɪkɪk/), brain, and possibly a reference to Sabrina the Teenage Witch
French Morgane From Fée Morgane (Morgan le Fay), a powerful sorceress in Arthurian legend
Korean 초련 Choryeon From 초능력 (超能力) choneungryeok (psychic abilities)
Chinese (Mandarin) 娜姿 Nàzī Partial transcription of her Japanese name
Chinese (Cantonese) 娜姿 Nàhjī*
麗姿 Laihjī* From the partial transcription of her Japanese name and 麗姿 laihjī (beautiful appearance)
Thai นัทสึเมะ Natsume Transcription of her Japanese name
Vietnamese Natsume Transcription of her Japanese name


Language Name Origin
Japanese ジュジュベ Jujube From jujube
Brazilian Portuguese
Bellelba Possibly from belle, beldam (archaic word for hag), and belladonna or helba
German Cursilla From curse
Spanish Malignia From maligna (evil)
French Jujube From her Japanese name
Italian Malicia From malizia (malice)
Korean 주즈베 Jujube Transcription of her Japanese name
Chinese (Mandarin) 麗棗 Lìzǎo From 麗 lì / laih (beautiful) and 棗 zǎo / jóu (jujube)
Chinese (Cantonese) 麗棗 Laihjóu


Non-player characters in the core series games
Unova Professor JuniperMom (BW)Mom (B2W2)CherenBiancaBianca's fatherHughCedric JuniperFennelAmanita
CilanChiliCressLenoraHawesLoblollyCharlesIrisDraydenAlderBengaCurtisYancyBrycenSabrinaPop Roxie
HilbertHildaNateRosaIngoEmmetCynthiaMorimotoNishinoLookerNColressGhetsisPokémon Fan Club Chairman
Team PlasmaClydeGym LeadersElite FourPWT participantsName RaterDay-Care CoupleJudgeMagikarp salesman

Gym Leaders of the Kanto region
Pewter Gym  
Cerulean Gym  
Vermilion Gym  
Lt. Surge
Celadon Gym  
Fuchsia Gym  
Koga Janine
Saffron Gym  
Cinnabar Gym  
Viridian Gym  
Giovanni Blue

Members of Team Rocket

Giovanni (animeAdventuresPocket Monsters)
Madame Boss (anime only) • Masked Man (Adventures only)


ArcherArianaPetrelProtonGrey (Golden Boys only)
Adventures only: CarlShamWill (former) • Karen (former)


Jessie (Masters), James (Masters), & Meowth (JJM)
Koga, Lt. Surge, & Sabrina (Triad) (Adventures only; former)
Ken, Al, & Harry (TRET) (Adventures only)
Carr, Sird (former), & Orm (T3B) (Adventures only)


Anime only: Butch & CassidyAttila & HunAnnie & Oakley (dub only)



ExecutivesScientistsGruntsRocket BrothersGideon
Anime only: Dr. FujiDominoIron-Masked MarauderDr. Namba
SebastianRocket ScoutWendyTysonJubeiViper
Christopher (former) • MatoriPierceDr. ZagerGozu
Radio drama only: MiyamotoMondo
How I Became a Pokémon Card only: Kaede
Adventures only: Blaine (former)

Main characters
Ash KetchumPikachuGary OakRitchieMay OakProfessor OakDelia KetchumJessieJamesMeowth
Gym Leaders
A.J.AyaBillDamianDarioDuplicaEevee brothersGiselleJeanette FisherOfficer JennyJoeNurse Joy
Lara LaramieMahriMelanieMikeyMimiProfessor OrvillePotterFlorinda ShowersRubySamuraiTommy

  This game character article is part of Project CharacterDex, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each character found in the Pokémon games.