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Sonia
ソニア Sonia
Sword Shield Sonia.png
Art from Pokémon Sword and Shield
Gender Female
Eye color Aqua
Hair color Peach
Hometown Unknown
Region Galar
Relatives Professor Magnolia (grandmother)
Generation VIII
Games Sword and Shield

Sonia (Japanese: ソニア Sonia) is a character introduced in Pokémon Sword and Shield.

In the games

Sonia is the granddaughter and assistant of Professor Magnolia in Pokémon Sword and Shield. She is a researcher and is also Leon's childhood friend.

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese ソニア Sonia Possibly from the genus Sandersonia
English, Italian, Spanish Sonia Same as her Japanese name
French Sonya Similar to her Japanese name
German Sania Similar to her Japanese name
Korean 소니아 Sonia Transliteration of her Japanese name
Chinese (Mandarin) 索妮亞 / 索妮亚 Suǒníyǎ / Suǒnīyà Transliteration of her Japanese name
Chinese (Cantonese) 索妮亞 Soknèih'a Mandarin-based transliteration of her Japanese name
Russian Соня Sonya Transcription of her Japanese name



Non-player characters in the core series games
Galar Professor MagnoliaHopBedeMarnieSoniaLeonChairman RoseOleana
Team YellGym Leaders

Project CharacterDex logo.png 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.