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Shouldn't the trivia be expanded on to say that Oak had a whole team programmed into Red/Green/Blue and that he could be battled through glitches only? ☆The Solar Dragon☆ 07:53, 12 July 2013 (UTC)\

I agree. It should be in brackets (if not including Professor Oak's glitched team from the original games) Damn protection!!! This is Mkbw50 signing off 21:31, 19 July 2013 (UTC)

I agree as well. It should read "Sycamore is the first Professor to battle the player. However, in the beta versions of Red, Green and Blue, Professor Oak was once intended to be battled and still has his team left over in the code." --The Great Butler (talk) 02:03, 27 July 2013 (UTC)


Why is there a template saying he has no official English name when the name of the article IS the official English name? Zakitano (talk) 15:38, 12 July 2013 (UTC)


The infoboz and the Names section misspelled his name as Scyamore. Also, the Trivia section needs updating to mention his English name. Berrenta (talk) 15:53, 12 July 2013 (UTC)

Korean name for Professor Sycamore

His Korean name is 플라타느박사 Peullataneu-baksa.

  • 플라타느 is a transliteration of his Japanese name (or the French word), Platane.
  • 박사 is just the "Professor" part. -- Nick15 (talk) 19:35, 20 July 2013 (UTC)

Japanese name source

プラターヌ shouldn't it be Platanu instead of Platane?
In French Wikipedia, it also called Platane Platanus
Snstar2006 (talk) 21:15, 22 July 2013 (UTC)

About Augustine

I would like to ask what's the name of derived from?

Because the official website did not mention. - unsigned comment from E9310103838 (talkcontribs)

It's from the press release, in full at the bottom of the article. And please remember to sign your name with ~~~~ in the future. Luna Tiger * the Arc Toraph 02:40, 31 July 2013 (UTC)
Thank you ^^(E9310103838 (talk) 03:14, 31 July 2013 (UTC))

The "In the Anime" picture

What's the deal with that picture? If you click on it, it takes you to a totally different picture, but the version info below it shows the same version as is on this page. PowerPlantRaichu (talk) 05:20, 17 November 2013 (UTC)

It's part of the usual server glitches in syncing between the Archives (where all image files are stored) and Bulbapedia. It might take a little while, but eventually they'll resync properly. Pumpkinking0192 (talk) 05:22, 17 November 2013 (UTC)


I recently got the new Pokédex book (it was released on feb. 5) and it says that the capture of Mewtwo is not required for the completion of the Kalos Pokédex(s). Mangaman13 (talk) 03:37, 7 February 2014 (UTC)

I would edit it myself, but I don't know where to edit it. Mangaman13 (talk) 03:41, 7 February 2014 (UTC)

Glaring omission

Nowhere on the page is Prof. Sycamore described as a "beautiful creature" or "man of handsome action". This needs to be addressed. - unsigned comment from Gamescook (talkcontribs)

Sycamore's attractiveness is an opinion (and a meme). It doesn't belong in the mainspace. Pumpkinking0192 (talk) 17:56, 12 May 2014 (UTC)

Hiroshi Ulatane

I believe we should include within the "In the Manga" setion, that although Professor Sycamore does not appear in Let's Play the Pokémon Card Game XY!, Hiroshi Ulatane, who bears a striking resemblance to the Professor, does. --Dunsparce can learn Double-Edge. |B) DEAL WITH IT. (talk) 22:12, 26 July 2014 (UTC)

Trivia (2)

Is it notable to add to the trivia section that Professor Sycamore has given out the most starter Pokémon with 8 to date? WATERWARRIOR67 (talk) 17:40, 27 August 2014 (UTC)

So, can I add it or not? WATERWARRIOR67 (talk) 18:20, 27 August 2014 (UTC) Two things. One, is my first bit of trivia notable enough? The second is fan-based, but is it possible that Professor Sycamore could be Ash's father? This isn't my only fan-based theory, but the other one doesn't belong on this page. My reasons behind it are the following. One, hair color. Two, Professor Sycamore wouldn't have registered in a trainer basis, as he is a Professor. Three, he has all three Kanto starters, and four, although Froakie (similar to Ash's Oshawott) caught himself, Professor Sycamore seemed willing to give the Kalos water starter to Ash anyway. ~- unsigned comment from WATERWARRIOR67 (talkcontribs)

Alain's Charmander

Was it ever explicitly stated that Alain received Charmander from Professor Sycamore? - Chosen of Mana 19:39, 15 April 2015 (UTC)

Looking back at the first episode, it wasn't specifically mentioned in the flashback, but maybe it was stated in the Japanese version? I don't know. It seems heavily implied to me, though, given that Alain left on his journey after becoming Professor Sycamore's assistant. AGGRON989 20:41, 15 April 2015 (UTC)

Bluish gray eyes in the anime?

Is it just me, or do his eyes appear to be bluish gray in the anime? From a distance, they look somewhat blue, but up close, they kind of look blue-gray. Has anyone else noticed this? WATERWarrior67 17:00, 16 May 2015 (UTC)

I see what you mean, but I don't think it's blue enough to be called blue-gray. From a distance, his eyes are definitely more grayish. AGGRON989 17:12, 16 May 2015 (UTC)
Oh, okay. Thanks! WATERWarrior67 17:39, 16 May 2015 (UTC)


He is notable enough for a anime page?? --Hikaru Wazana (talk) 0:55, 2 November 2015 (UTC)

Brazilian VA

I could be wrong, but I think he's voiced by Léo Rabelo in the Brazilian dub. Anyone knows how to comprove it? Ratcicle Fan (talk) 01:39, 29 August 2016 (UTC)

You've already been told not to assume voice actors. If you can't get official confirmation from someone involved with the show's production, we can't assume and it will not be added. Pumpkinking0192 (talk) 05:17, 29 August 2016 (UTC)

Anime page?

Is it not time for Sycamore to go the way of ol' Sammy Oak and recieve a page for his anime counterpart? That section is getting big, I remember there being a disscusion over Juniper having an anime page, well there is loads more on Sycamore in the anime written here. Diamond Lanturn CodeName: 05308 17:53, 7 September 2016 (UTC)

Oh and while I'm at it, I've made an anime page for Garchomp: User:05308/Professor Sycamore's Garchomp as she also has a lot of information to be squezzed on this page. Diamond Lanturn CodeName: 05308 17:56, 7 September 2016 (UTC)
I agree that there should at least be an individual article for Sycamore's Garchomp. She was a recurring character who had quite an impact in the episodes she appeared in. GrammarFreak01 (talk) 02:18, 10 September 2017 (UTC)


Someone stated this before but never receieved an answer. Sycamore has given out the most starters in the anime. Usually Professors have given out 3-4 starters but Sycamore gave away 8. Is this notable enought for trivia? Lunaflaire (talk) 01:41, 10 January 2017 (UTC)

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