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[[File:Laki.png{{CharInfobox|thumb|250px|Laki]]
'''Laki''' (Japanese: '''ラキ''' ''Laki'') is a recurring character who first appeared in ''[[SM017|Crystal-Clearcolor={{normal Sleuthing!]]''.color}}
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|jname=ラキ
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|image=Laki.png
|caption=Laki
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|hometown=Unknown
|region=[[Alola]]
|relatives=Unknown
|trainer=no
|game=no
|gender=Male
|colors=yes
|eyes=Black
|hair=Blonde
|anime=yes
|epnum=SM017
|epname=Crystal-Clear Sleuthing!
|enva=[[Ryan Nicolls]]
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'''Laki''' (Japanese: '''ラキ''' ''Laki'') is a recurring character who appeared in the [[Pokémon anime]]. He first appeared in ''[[SM017|Crystal-Clear Sleuthing!]]''.
 
Laki is a detective on a [[Television|TV show]] called '''Alolan Detective Laki''' (Japanese: '''アローラ探偵ラキ''' ''Alola Detective Laki''), which {{an|Rotom Pokédex}} and [[Professor Kukui]] like to watch. It is not known whether Laki is the actor's real name or just the name of the character he plays. Laki is very popular in the [[Alola]] [[region]] and even has his own merchandise, like wigs of his hair. Rotom Pokédex likes to impersonate Laki and pretend it solves cases as well.==History==
Laki is an actor, who plays the role of a detective on the [[Television|show]] Alolan Detective Laki on [[Alola TV]], which {{Rotom}} and {{an|Professor Kukui}} like to watch. It is not known whether Laki is the actor's real name or just the name of the character he plays. Laki is very popular in the [[Alola]] [[region]] and even has his own merchandise, including blonde wigs styled after his own hair. Rotom likes to impersonate Laki and pretend to solve cases as well.
 
In one episode of his show, Laki had to find out who stole [[Mrs. Makani]]'s precious jewels, the Princess Tear. After finding clues on who the culprit could be, Laki gathered all of the suspects in a room and identified the thief, a doctor, who had hidden the Princess Tear in {{p|Sableye}} dolls.
 
HeLaki brieflyhas appearedmade several brief appearances on Professor Kukui's television in ''[[SM020|Partner Promises!]]'', and again; in ''[[SM022|A Shivering Shovel Search!]]'', induring a flashback; in ''[[SM048|Night of a Thousand Poses!]]''; and in ''[[SM057|The Dex Can't Help It!]]'', when Rotom ended up in the television during one of his episodes.
 
LakiHe appeared againin person for the first time in ''[[SM048SM061|NightA Mission of aUltra Thousand PosesUrgency!]]'', induring athe rerunfilming of onean episode of his episodesshow at [[Melemele Meadow]]. However, the filming was interrupted when an [[Ultra Wormhole]] opened up and a {{p|Buzzwole}} emerged on the set, scaring everyone off.
 
Laki appeared againreappeared in ''[[SM057SM098|TheBright Dex Can'tLights, HelpBig ItChanges!]]'', where he was filming for another episode of his show when he was interrupted by Rotom, who had discovered an error with the plot. The crew was so impressed by Rotom's knowledge of the show that they offered him Pokédexa endedlead uprole in the televisionprogram's duringupcoming onefifth season. In the end, Rotom went back to Ash, but Laki gained a new partner in the form of hisa {{p|Chatot}} after producer [[George Charino]] realized the show needed a change in episodesformat.
 
Laki appeared again in [[SM061]], where he was filming an episode at [[Melemele Meadow]]. However, filming was interrupted when an [[Ultra Wormhole]] opened up and a {{p|Buzzwole}} emerged on the set.==Character==
Laki's charismatic onscreen persona extends to his personal life. He relishes in his fame, but knows a lot of trivia about the Alolan Detective Laki series.
 
In ''[[SM098|Bright Lights, Big Changes!]]'', Laki invited Rotom over to his apartment, and the pair got to know each other better. It was revealed that Laki began his acting career in supporting roles with little to no lines before he finally landed the titular role in Alolan Detective Laki. Laki was also revealed to be persistent and set on achieving his childhood goal, to become an actor.
 
==Pokémon==
|epname=Crystal-Clear Sleuthing!
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|vaen=Ryan William Downey
|desc={{p|Smeargle}} is Laki's onlyfirst known Pokémon. It accompanies him on his job as a detective on the television show they both star in.
 
It briefly appeared on {{an|Professor Kukui}}'s television in ''[[SM020|Partner Promises!]]'', ''[[SM048|Night of a Thousand Poses!]]'', and ''[[SM057|The Dex Can't Help It!]]''. Smeargle first appeared in person in ''[[SM061|A Mission of Ultra Urgency!]]'', during the filming of another episode, only for an [[Ultra Wormhole]] to open up and a {{p|Buzzwole}} to emerge.
 
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None of Smeargle's moves are known.}}
{{TrainerPoké
|trainer=Laki
|pkmn=Chatot
|type1=Normal
|type2=Flying
|img=Laki Chatot.png
|epnum=SM098
|epname=Bright Lights, Big Changes!
|vajp=
|vaen=
|desc={{p|Chatot}} is Laki's second known Pokémon. It joined Laki after the show's producer, [[George Charino]], realized that Alolan Detective Laki needed a change in format, which could not be accomplished when {{Rotom}} chose to no longer be a part of the show and stay by {{Ash}}'s side to pursue its own goal.
 
None of Chatot's moves are known.}}
 
==Voice actors==
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|ja=
|en=[[Ryan NichollsNicolls]]
|fi=Aku Laitinen ([[SM017]], [[SM022]])<br>Unknown voice actor ([[SM048]])<br>Vili Orava ([[SM057]]-present)
|pl=Otar Saralidze
|es_eu=Antonio Cremades}}
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