A resident of Twinleaf Town in the Sinnohregion, Verity is the daughter of a strong, famous Trainer. However, she felt that she could not live up to her mother's expectations. Because of this, she decided to start her journey in the Kanto region after getting her starter Pokémon, a Piplup.
Verity was first seen at a Pokémon Center, where her Piplup was being treated. After receiving it back from Nurse Joy, she noticed a wanted poster regarding Team Rocket. She later raced out after hearing about a nearby sighting of Entei.
The serial codes could be obtained by collecting two different virtual stamps via 7-SPOT at 7-Eleven stores in Japan. The serial codes were available from August 1 to 20, 2017 at 7 am to 7 pm, and can be redeemed from August 1 to 28, 2017. The local wireless were available at Pokémon Center stores and Pokémon Stores in Japan from August 22 to September 3, 2017.
Verity's mother was widely believed by many fans to be Cynthia, to whom the unidentified woman in Verity's photo bore a striking resemblance. This belief was ultimately debunked by the film's director, Kunihiko Yuyama.