Greetings Junglers, Evan here! It’s time for the results of our Hoenn Gym Leader Showdown round and the winner is… Wallace with 20% of the votes, followed closely by Flannery with 18% of the total votes!
Next up is the turn of the Sinnoh Gym Leaders, let us know who your favourite Gym Leader is and check back in a week for the reveal of the winner!
Gym Leader 1
Geodude, Onix and Cranidos
Name: Rock and Ore
Trivia: Roark is the only Sinnoh Gym Leader who doesn’t have a fully evolved Pokémon on his team.
Gym Leader 2
Cherubi, Turtwig and Roserade
Trivia: Gardenia is the only Gym Leader who uses a starter Pokémon that’s native to that region.
Gym Leader 3 (4 in Platinum)
Meditite, Machoke and Lucario
Trivia: Maylene is the only Gym Leader in DP who can’t be seen outside of her Gym.
Gym Leader 4 (5 in Platinum)
Gyarados, Quagsire and Floatzel.
Name: Crashing wave
Trivia: Crasher Wake is the only Gym Leader whose real name isn’t known.
Gym Leader 5 (3 in Platinum)
Drifblim, Gengar and Mismagius
Trivia: Fantina’s dress is based on a Drifblim, but she doesn’t use one during her Gym battle in Platinum.
Gym Leader 6
Bronzor, Steelix and Bastiodon
Trivia: Byron and his son both use a native fossil Pokémon and a member of the Onix line during their battle.
Gym Leader 7
Snover, Medicham, Sneasel and Abomasnow
Name: Candida (Latin for shining white) and ice
Trivia: All of Candice’s Pokémon have gender differences.
Gym Leader 8
Raichu, Ambipom, Octillery and Luxray
Trivia: Volkner is the only Sinnoh Gym Leader who only uses single-type Pokémon.