Lance (Jp. Name: Wataru)

Hometown: ?, Kanto
First Appearence In Episode: Talkin' 'Bout an Evolution


Lance is a strong trainer from Kanto & Johto. Originally part of the Pokémon G-Men group, he met with Ash to help stop Team Rocket's attack on the Lake of Rage. He later returned to help calm Groudon & Kyogre in Hoenn. Following that, he became the Champion of the Johto and Kanto regions and participated in the Pokémon World Coronation Series where he joined the Masters Eight. Lance cares deeply for his Pokémon and even trained in Blackthorn City and even revered the Hammerlocke City Gym to the point of adopting the Gym Uniform into his attire

Pokémon on Team


Lance's Dragonite is one of his most trusted partner Pokémon and is often used as his powerhouse, helping to calm the Red Gyarados and Groudon & Kyogre. It has moves such as Hyper Beam and Body Press at its disposal

Obtained Prior to Episode: Talkin' 'Bout an Evolution


Lance caught the Red Gyarados that has been unleashed in the Lake of Rage. Since then, it has become a trusted partner and one of Lance's most powerful Pokémon. It battled in the World Coronation Series match against Leon where it Dynamaxed, but it eventually fell to Leon's Charizard. It has the moves Aqua Tail, Ice Fang and Dragon Dance at its disposal

Caught in Episode: Rage Of Innocence


Lance used Hydreigon during his World Coronation Series match against Diantha. It has moves like Dark Pulse and Flash Cannon at its disposal. It defeated Gourgeist but fell to Diantha's Mega Gardevoir

Obtained prior to episode: Champions' Pride! Lance VS Diantha!!