Greetings Junglers, Evan here! It’s time for the results of last time. The best Gym Leader in the Johto region is… Clair! She won with 26% of the votes! Second place goes to Jasmine (22%), followed by Morty (21%).
This time we’ll have a look at the Hoenn Gym Leaders. Tell us who your favorite is and let us know why in the comments!
Gym Leader 1
Geodude and Nosepass
Rock Tomb (Gen 3 and 6)
Trivia: Roxanne is the only female Rock-type specialist.
Gym Leader 2
Machop and Makuhita
Bulk Up (Gen 3 and 6)
Trivia: Brawly is a Fighting-type trainer that likes water, while Crasher Wake is a Water-type trainer that likes fighting, plus they both wear blue, black and orange clothes.
Gym Leader 3
Magnemite, Voltorb and Magneton
Shock Wave (Gen 3), Volt Switch (Gen 6)
Trivia: Wattson is the founder of Mauville City.
Gym Leader 4
Slugma, Slugma and Torkoal (or Slugma, Numel and Torkoal in Gen 6)
Overheat (Gen 3 and 6)
Name: Flame (omg that rhymes)
Trivia: Flannery is the only Hoenn Gym Leader whose team changed between originals and remakes.
Gym Leader 5
Slaking, Vigoroth and Slaking
Facade (Gen 3), Retaliate (Gen 6)
Trivia: Norman is the only known father of the protagonist in the games.
Gym Leader 6
Swellow, Pelipper, Skarmory and Altaria
Aerial Ace (Gen 3), Roost (Gen 6)
Name: To winnow, wing, wind
Trivia: Winona’s Gym battle can be skipped until the League in Gen 3.
Tate and Liza
Gym Leader 7
Solrock and Lunatone
Calm Mind (Gen 3 and 6)
Trivia: Tate and Liza are the only pair of Gym Leaders. Tate is also the only male Psychic-type Gym Leader.
Gym Leader 8
Luvdisc, Sealeo, Seaking, Whiscash and Milotic
Water Pulse (Gen 3), Waterfall (Gen 6)
Trivia: Wallace uses his Champion team from Emerald in the Delta Episode.
Gym Leader 8
Luvdisc, Sealeo, Seaking, Crawdaunt and Kingdra
Water Pulse (Gen 3)
Name: Pronounced similarly to water
Trivia: Juan is the only Gym Leader without a VS-sprite