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Gym Leader

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In the manga: Feel free to add other manga, but I think this is aplenty for now.
==In the manga==
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===In the Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure manga===
Throughout his {{pkmn|journey}}, [[Jō]] faced the Gym Leaders of [[Kanto]] and [[Johto]]. All of them except for [[Falkner]] appeared only as silhouettes.
===In the Pokémon Adventures manga===
In the [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga, Gym Leaders have the same jobs as in the games and anime, but are also shown to throw away their role as Leader and pursue other goals. Some Gym Leaders even become evil, such as [[Koga]], [[Lt. Surge]], [[Sabrina]], and [[Pryce]]. In order to become a Gym Leader in ''Adventures'', one needs to fight a Trainer chosen by the [[Pokémon Association]] and win in front of them without letting one of their own Pokémon faint. The one exception to this rule seen so far has been by {{adv|Blue}} when he defended the building where {{adv|Red}} took his exam, since Red had to decline becoming a Gym Leader due to an injury, despite having passed the exam. Some Gym Leaders have jobs outside of their Gyms, but some of them focus solely on training their skills.
Gym Leaders are highly respected in their respective home regions and usually in other regions as well. When crises emerge, it is highly probable for Gym Leaders to gather to discuss about the situation that has befallen the region and what to do with it:
*All of the [[Kanto]] and [[Johto]]'s Gym Leaders were called up for a tournament held at [[Indigo Plateau]] (which was interrupted by the [[Masked Man]]) to fight as teams to see which region had stronger Gym Leaders. The Kanto team won with four wins, three losses and one draw.
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*Six Seven of [[SinnohHoenn]]'s Gym Leaders gathered at [[Fortree City]] during the {{chap|Ruby & Sapphire}} to fightdecide which team — [[Team GalacticMagma]] ator [[SpearTeam PillarAqua]] near— they should support. When the endcrisis ofescalated, the Gym Leaders turned their attention towards the {{chapadv|Diamondsuper-ancient & PearlPokémon}} instead, although they were also forced to battle the [[Admin]]s of both aforementioned teams in the process.
* Six of [[UnovaSinnoh]]'s Gym Leaders gathered to protect thefight [[Nacrene Gym|NacreneTeam MuseumGalactic]] fromat [[TeamSpear PlasmaPillar]]'s advancenear the duringend of the {{chap|BlackDiamond & WhitePearl}}. Their plan ultimately failed, and Team Plasma took them hostage.
*Five Six of [[KalosUnova]]'s Gym Leaders gathered to stopprotect the [[TeamNacrene Gym|Nacrene FlareMuseum]] from activating the [[ultimateTeam weaponPlasma]]'s inadvance during the {{chap|XBlack & YWhite}}. Their plan ultimately failed, and Team Plasma took them hostage.
* Five of [[Kalos]]'s Gym Leaders gathered to stop [[Team Flare]] from activating the [[ultimate weapon]] in the {{chap|X & Y}}.
===In the Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys manga===
{{GnB|Gold}} met many of the Johto Gym Leaders over the course of the [[FilePokémon Gold & Silver:Kanto GymThe LeadersGolden JBABoys]] manga, on his quest to earn eight Badges.png|thumb|200px|The KantoHowever, Gymdue Leadersto inthe Pocketmanga Monstersending HGSSin Jō's[[Cianwood BigCity]], Adventure[[Pryce]] and [[Clair]] never appeared in it.
In [[Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys]], {{GnB|Gold}} meets many Gym Leaders in his travels, as it is his goal to collect all eight Gym Badges. The first Gym Leader challenged by Gold was [[Falkner]], who he defeated in ''[[GB02|Falkner The Bird Keeper's Challenge!!]]''. He defeats [[Bugsy]] in ''[[GB06|Get up Again, Bayleef]]''. He meets [[Whitney]] in ''[[GB08|For Pikachu's Sake!! The Search For The Missing Farfetch'd]]'' and loses to her in battle, so she takes away his {{p|Pikachu}} temporarily. Whitney travels with Gold for a while, arriving at the [[Pokémon Summit]], a conference for Gym Leaders and Pokémon researchers, in ''[[GB11|Gold and Black VS Team Rocket]]''. Gold finally defeats Whitney in ''[[GB13|A Promise Given to Miltank]]'', earning his Pikachu back as well as the {{Badge|Plain}}.
===In ''[[GB14|Let's Fight! The Mini Pokémon Tournament]]'', [[Morty]] offers Gold the {{Badge|Fog}} for free, as he is unable to battle him at the time due to other commitments and he believes that Gold has already demonstrated his fighting skills by defending the Pokémon Summit against [[Team Rocket]]. However, Gold refuses, insisting that he must battle Morty another time and earn the Badge properly. He meets [[Jasmine]] in ''[[GB17|A Spectacular Battle To Save Ampharos]]'' and [[Chuck]] in ''[[GB21|The Secret Of The Fighting Type Pokémon]]''. As theZensho manga ended abruptly, [[Pryce]] and [[Clair]] never appeared, nor did the [[Pokémon League]].===
The [[Generation I]] Gym Leaders of Kanto appeared in [[Pokémon Zensho]]. {{zensho|Satoshi}} earned a Badge from each of them, although he got the {{badge|Cascade}} from [[Misty]] by defending her Gym from a {{tc|Team Rocket Grunt}} and the {{badge|Marsh}} from [[Sabrina]] by helping to save [[Silph Co.]] from [[Team Rocket]], instead of defeating them.
===In the Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure manga===
Throughout the journey, [[Jō]] faced many Gym Leaders of Kanto and Johto. All of them except for [[Falkner]] appeared only as silhouettes.
==List of Gym Leaders==