Striker (Trainer class)

サッカーせんしゅ Soccer Player
Spr B2W2 Striker.png
Striker sprite from Black 2 and White 2
Other names
Introduced in Generation V
Appears in Black, White, Black 2, and White 2
Gender Male
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A Striker (Japanese: サッカーせんしゅ Soccer Player) is a Trainer class introduced in Generation V. They are players of association football, known as soccer in most of North America, as well as Japan. They wear a sports jersey, shorts, long patterned socks, and cleats. They use soccer balls that are colored similarly to a standard Poké Ball.

They are found in the Big Stadium in Nimbasa City on Tuesdays and Fridays.



Sprite from
Black and White
Sprite from
Black 2 and White 2
Overworld sprite from
Generation V

Trainer list

These Trainers can only be battled on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Pokémon Black and White

Pokémon Black 2 and White 2

In other languages

Language Title
  French Footballeur
  German Fußballer
  Italian Calciatore
  Korean 축구선수 Chukguseonsu
  Spanish Delantero

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World ChampionWorld FinalistWorld Runner-up
Blueberry Academy only:SV
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