セイジ Sage
Model from Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
Gender Male
Hometown Unknown
Region Paldea
Relatives unnamed wife
Trainer class Instructor
Generation IX
Games Scarlet and Violet

Salvatore (Japanese: セイジ Sage) is a character in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. He serves as the language teacher of Naranja AcademyS/Uva AcademyV and the homeroom teacher for the humanities track.

In the core series games

Salvatore is a friendly, optimistic, and loving person. His classes stress the importance of communication to help people understand each other's feelings and deescalate conflict. For example, he describes how after a fight with his wife, he made sure to apologize quickly and express his care for her. In addition to speaking many human languages, he also demonstrates how Pokémon communicate their feelings, with the help of a Pikachu.

In his friendship story, he finds an injured Pawmi. It's quiet, and he concludes that this is due to the trauma of its injury. He decides to take care of it until it is ready to communicate with its fellow Pokémon again. However, even after its recovery, it is still quiet. He realizes that that is simply the Pawmi's personality, and it is fine as it is. With the player's encouragement, he decides to keep the Pawmi. He gives the player a Galarian Meowth as a reward for their help.

Salvatore also participates in the Academy Ace Tournament.


Academy Ace Tournament

Salvatore will Terastallize his Raichu at the first opportunity.

Given to the player

Steel Unknown
Tera Type:
Pickup or Tough Claws
Held item:
Meowth/ Lv.5
Normal Status
Fake Out
Normal Physical
Hone Claws
Dark Status



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Academy Ace Tournament
"Bonjour, my dear <player>! I won’t shy from this battle! Allez, on y va!"
  • Upon sending out his last Pokémon
"I should not be the one saying au revoir to the audience after this battle… That should be you!"
"Do you want to see what I’m capable of? You do, don’t you?"
"Pokémon moves are just another form of communication! Consider this a greeting!"
  • Upon defeat
"What a victory! Tu es incroyable—that is, you’re incredible, <player>!"
"Oh no! Looks like this is the end of the line for me! Adios, mata ne, and adieeeuuu!"


  • After Salvatore recalls his Pokémon from battle, he pats the Poké Ball rather than simply nodding at it like many Trainers.


Language Name Origin
Japanese セイジ Sage From sage
English, German Salvatore From salvia (Spanish for sage)
Spanish Silvio From salvia (Spanish for sage)
French Salvio From salvia (Spanish for sage)
Italian Salvis From salvia (Spanish for sage)
Korean 세이지 Sage From sage
Chinese (Mandarin) 賽吉 / 赛吉 Sāijí Transcription of his Japanese name
Chinese (Cantonese) 賽吉 Choigāt Mandarin-based transcription of his Japanese name

Non-player characters in the core series games
Paldea Professor SadaProfessor TuroNemonaKoraidonMiraidonGeetaArvenPenny
Team StarGym LeadersElite Four

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